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Mrs. Firbank, 3000 acres, 15 hours

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Mrs. Firbank alone and only with the help of a shepherd, owns a mountain with an area of approximately 3000 acres. In summer months she has 3,500 sheep and lambs and anything from 120 to 200 head of cattle. Her average day during the summertime works out to 15 hours. Esme Firbank about to lower a sheep into the trough for washing prior to sheep shearing. June 1948 P004136

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Color Black & White
Keywords People,Woman,Agriculture,Farming,Sheep,Animals,Mountaineering,Housing,Unusual,1930s,1940s
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1948
Model Released No
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