Blacksmiths at the County Show, Stone

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Date:16th of June 1938

Description:Blacksmiths and officials at Staffordshire Agricultural Society's County Show in Stone. The society held its first show in Stone in 1844. Standing first from right, wearing a trilby is Eric Hammersley, Longton china manufacturer, who lived at the White House on Oulton Heath.

Since 1958 the County Show has been held at the purpose-built County Show Ground at Hopton, on the outskirts of Stafford

In the foreground is a blacksmith's anvil.

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Creators: Gerald McCann (photographer) - Creator

Donor ref:SAMS Acc. No., P76.41.6227, img: 260 (14/815)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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