THE RURAL HISTORY CENTRE includes the Museum of English Rural Life
Museum of English Rural Life


Image Library

Using the Reading Room


Here is a sample of the images we have in our image library. You can see the expanded version by clicking on each image or you could visit us to see the original collection. There is no online ordering system for the image library. If you know what you would like to see, or need advice contact us You can also telephone us on 0118 378 8660 of fax us on 0118 378 5632

Click on each image to expand it

Image reference: P FW PH2 P53

Stubble ploughing with double plough, Levens,
Westmorland. September 1941.

Image reference: P FW PH2 P51     35/28248

Chertsey Ploughing Match. September 1935.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/473    35/8952

Suffolk Punch Plough Team. Nr. Burnham.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/293

Ploughing at Hambledon, Bucks.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/41B

Rick building at Aston Tirrold, Oxon.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/1007

Ploughing with horses, Manor Farm, Cliddesden,
near Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/18

Drill & harrow near Kiddington, Oxon.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/537

Cutting hay near Chute Causeway. Wiltshire.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/553

Harvesting wheat, Shropshire.

Image reference: P DX289 PH1/ 636

Ploughing at Chilton.