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Hoeing Field Of Sisal - Used In The Production Of Rope, Twine, Cloth 1950s


About this memory

Estate workers hoeing a field of young sisal. After a year in nurseries, the plants take two to five more years to mature.

British Ropes Ltd was formed in 1924 and acquired the Edinburgh Roperie And Sailcloth Company in 1926.

From a collection of JLT Wood including rope works publicity photographs. Mr Wood worked in sales for the company.

Donor number: 0446-032

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