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P number: P204931
Old photograph number: A04988
Caption: St. Paul's Quarry, Portland.
Description: St. Paul's Quarry, Portland. Splitting a block of Portland Stone. See No. A4987. [Splitting a block of Portland Stone. After the pit has been cut, and scales and wedges inserted, the wedges are tapped with a hammer: a few taps suffice to split off the desired block. See No. A4986.]
Date taken: 01/04/1930
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 368500
Y latitude/northing: 72500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 301.07 KB; 1000 x 744 pixels; 85 x 63 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 197 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, limestone  

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