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Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “Harvest, [‘Cheslyn Rise’ – crossed out on 28/10/86] Queen Street East. At farm of James Prouse, 3 Feb. 1913. Horse-sweep and elevator at work. ‘These machines make hay-making easy and pleasant’, commented G.L. Adkin in his diary. they must have been new in the district. Photo : G.L. Adkin. Copied : J. Casey, VUW, June 1986, from D. Hodge album for A.J. Dreaver. (Neg. : A.J.D.)”

Hay-making on the farm of James Prouse, Queen Street East, Levin 1913, showing a horse-sweep and elevator at work. In the background are the Tararua Ranges.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

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Hay-making, James Prouse farm, 1913

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