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Burning Clay in the large Basin.
Burning Clay in the large Basin.
Burning Clay in the large Basin. Part of the work to reconstruct the Crystal Palace exhibition halls at Sydenham Hill. Many workmen pose for the camera. A cart pulled by two horses is on the left of the image. The burning clay in question may have been part of the manufacturing process of building bricks.
London Metropolitan Archives
Delamotte Collection
Delamotte, Philip Henry (1821-1889)
The Photographic Institution, 168 New Bond Street
Paper on panel
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