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P000097

P number: P000097
Old photograph number: C03603
Caption: Corsehill Quarry, Annan. Dumfriesshire. In the dressing yard. Masons at work on stone.
Description: Corsehill Quarry, Annan. Dumfriesshire. In the dressing yard. Masons at work on stone. The masons are shown wielding wooden mallets called 'mells' and chisels as they work on the stone. On the left are sawn blocks; some show small holes cut in the faces. These holes are used for gripping and handling the blocks with a dog and chain sling as in the centre foreground.
Date taken: Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 GMT 1937
Photographer: Fisher, W.D.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 320500
Y latitude/northing: 569500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 186.67KB; 1000 x 712 pixels; 85 x 60 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 188 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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