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The Tools & Trades History Society

Richard Filmer

The late Richard Filmer was a TATHS Vice President and a keen photographer of crafts and hand tool trades. During his travels around the world, Richard amassed a collection of around 6000 photographs.

The images have been arranged into categories of trades or subjects. Those available now are:

Basket making; Brush making; Carts; Carving; Coaches; Coopering; Food Preparation; Rake making; Rustic crafts; Shavehorses; Smithing; Stone and Clay working; Textiles; Tinsmithing; Wheelwrighting; and Woodturning. There is also a Miscellaneous section containing mainly portraits and landscapes.

two horses pulling a cart
old lady with yoked cattle
carved items
horse and cart carrying farm workers
Cattle pulling cart of hay
Horses pulling cart of hay
Farmer with horse pulling cart of hay
Green cart
horse and cart going through the snow