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P number: P000135
Old photograph number: C03759
Caption: Kemnay Quarries. Aberdeenshire. Sett-makers working in their individual huts, locally called scathies.
Description: Kemnay Quarries. Aberdeenshire. Sett-makers working in their individual huts, locally called scathies. Two sett-makers hard at work. They work with hammer and chisel on roughly made sand-filled tables. Light railway lines can be seen in the foreground behind the finished granite setts.
Date taken: 01/06/1939
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: 373500
Y latitude/northing: 816500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 190.52 KB; 1000 x 715 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 189 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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