John Read Photographic Collection

Straw plait basket-making, 1900s-1930s (P DX297 PH1/201)John Read (1884-1963) was Professor of Chemistry at the Universities of Sydney and St Andrews, but also wrote and staged plays in the dialect of his native Somerset.

This collection consists of negatives showing Somerset rural life, landscape and farming, early 20th century.

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  • A full description is available on our online catalogue

  • Reference number: P DX297


Photography Read, John

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