Trussing in ceremony, Bass, Burton-on-Trent

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Description:Group of six coopers ready to drink a toast at the end of the apprentice cooper's (man in the barrel) 'trussing in' ceremony.

The coopers shown (from left to right) are Bill Humphries, Bernard Slater, Graham Parker is in the cask, Leslie Parker (his father), Norma Prescott and Reg Atkin.

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Donor ref:83.1748.00 (27/5027)

Source: National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent

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