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Spinning flax in Ireland

Accession Number: 0000.1513.23

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Photograph--stereograph

Date Made: 1900-1920

Description:
Spinning flax in Ireland. Black and white image shows a woman seated at a spinning wheel outside of a thatch-roofed, stone cottage. Meadville, Pa.: Keystone View Company, [1900-1920]. 17.75 x 8.75 cm.

Subject:
Spinners; Labor--Female; Ireland; Spinning-wheel; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel; Flax spinning

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