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P000110

P number: P000110
Old photograph number: C03731
Caption: Craignair Hill Quarry, Dalbeattie. Kirkcudbrightshire. Granite sett-making on the yard floor.
Description: Craignair Hill Quarry, Dalbeattie. Kirkcudbrightshire. Granite sett-making on the yard floor. A sett-maker wielding a hammer at work in front of his hut. On the left are the rough unprocessed blocks while to the right are carefully stacked finished setts. A 'sett' is stone roughly squared for paving.
Date taken: Thu Jun 01 00:00:00 BST 1939
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: 281500
Y latitude/northing: 560500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 204.09KB; 1000 x 721 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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