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Croust at Higher Mellangoose Farm, Sithney, about 1917

NumberHESFM:1977.1436
PlaceSithney Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1917. about
KeywordsTrades and Professions Farming Sithney
PhotographerUnknown
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"Croust time" at Higher Mellangoose Farm, Sithney, on Threshing day, about 1917. A group of 25 men, women and children are all facing the camera. Some are holding mugs and there are food baskets in the foreground. In the background part of a steam driven threshing machine is visible. Croust time is Cornish for "dinner time".