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Peat Collection

Background imagePeat Collection: Dolls House of Petronella Dunois, c. 1676

Dolls House of Petronella Dunois, c. 1676
Dolls House of Petronella Dunois (1650-1695), c. 1676. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imagePeat Collection: Rail / Chat Moss / 1831

Rail / Chat Moss / 1831
LIVERPOOL - MANCHESTER RAILWAY The railway crosses the Chat Moss peat bog, a major feat of civil engineering on the part of George Stephenson

Background imagePeat Collection: Nydam Viking Ship

Nydam Viking Ship
The 007 Nydam ship, one of three vessels discovered in the 19th century, and dating from the late Iron Age. Preservation was aided by the ships peat bog deposit site

Background imagePeat Collection: Clamping Turf in a Fermanagh Peat Bog

Clamping Turf in a Fermanagh Peat Bog - a view of a group of workers stacking turf into piles over the peat bog. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Fermanagh). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imagePeat Collection: Cutting the Turf in a Co. Derry Peat Bog

Cutting the Turf in a Co. Derry Peat Bog - a view of a group of workers cutting turf from a face. There are two turf barrows being used. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim)

Background imagePeat Collection: Shetland Islands - Cutting a peat bank

Shetland Islands - Cutting a peat bank
A Crofter cutting a peat bank on The Shetland Islands, Scotland. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat carts, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Peat carts, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Horse-drawn carts transporting peat (cut turf) on the island of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, northern Scotland

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat Man & Irish Cottage

Peat Man & Irish Cottage
A man delivering peat in a basket to a typical Irish cottage, watched by a little boy and two women in the doorway. Date: October 1938

Background imagePeat Collection: A Shetland Peat Carrier

A Shetland Peat Carrier
A Woman of the Shetland Islands carring turves of peat in a wicker back pack basket. She does her knitting whilst she walks (possible some distance). Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePeat Collection: An Irish peasant girl

An Irish peasant girl sits astride a wooden barrow bearing a small load of Peat sods in the farmyard Date: 1907

Background imagePeat Collection: Crofters Houses - Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Crofters Houses - Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Crofters Houses at Stornoway, a burgh on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePeat Collection: Girl with Peat Cart

Girl with Peat Cart
A girl stands next to the peat horse and cart on the Shetland Islands. Date: March 1939

Background imagePeat Collection: CLAN ROSE

CLAN ROSE
Clan ROSE engaged in digging peat

Background imagePeat Collection: Carrying Turf / Ireland

Carrying Turf / Ireland
A girl carrying peat in baskets strapped to a donkey

Background imagePeat Collection: Rocks, Carbon

Rocks, Carbon
Various types of carbon including crystallised diamond, graphite, slate coal and peat

Background imagePeat Collection: Shetland girl carrying peat Victorian period

Shetland girl carrying peat Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Shetland girl carrying peat

Shetland girl carrying peat

Background imagePeat Collection: Lady carrying peat and knitting, Shetland Isles

Lady carrying peat and knitting, Shetland Isles

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat carriers, Ireland

Peat carriers, Ireland Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePeat Collection: Irish Peat Carriers early 1900s

Irish Peat Carriers early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePeat Collection: Cutting peat in Ireland, Victorian period

Cutting peat in Ireland, Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat cutting in North West Ireland Victorian period

Peat cutting in North West Ireland Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Crofters cutting peat on the west coast of Scotland

Crofters cutting peat on the west coast of Scotland, Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: A Scottish crofter's peat basket Victorian period

A Scottish crofter's peat basket Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Crofters using a cas chrom to dig peat Victorian period

Crofters using a cas chrom to dig peat Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Carrying peat on the Isle of Skye, Victorian period

Carrying peat on the Isle of Skye, Victorian period

Background imagePeat Collection: Constance M. Peat

Constance M. Peat
Constance M Peat, friend of Frank Bell Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePeat Collection: Hawker Siddeley HS. 125 Series 1B G-AWUF

Hawker Siddeley HS. 125 Series 1B G-AWUF
Hawker Siddeley HS.125 Series 1B/522 G-AWUF (msn 25090), of Guinness Peat Aviation (GPA), at Edinburgh Airport / RAF Turnhouse. Date: circa 1975

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat Collecting 1877

Peat Collecting 1877
Peat collection in Loch Maree, Wester Ross in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. Date: 1877

Background imagePeat Collection: Man gathering peat, to keep the home fires burning through the winter. Date: 1890s

Man gathering peat, to keep the home fires burning through the winter. Date: 1890s

Background imagePeat Collection: PEAT SELLER C19

PEAT SELLER C19
A peat seller. Date: early 19th century

Background imagePeat Collection: Kilns

Kilns
Two men cut peat to be used in the tall kilns standing behind them. Date: 1803

Background imagePeat Collection: Throwing peat into trailer during peat cutting, County Clare

Throwing peat into trailer during peat cutting, County Clare
Throwing peat into a trailer during peat cutting, County Clare, Ireland Date: 1992

Background imagePeat Collection: A farmer sits in the farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland

A farmer sits in the farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland
An elderly farmer sits in the farm kitchen and puts the kettle over the peat fire. He wears a cloth cap and wellington boots. Co Clare, Ireland. See also 12445690 - 1247384 Date: 1990

Background imagePeat Collection: Farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland - 2

Farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland - 2
A farmer and his wife and family sit in front of a peat fire over which a kettle boils in their farmhouse kitchen. County Clare, Ireland. First published The Sunday Times

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat cutting shoe - 2

Peat cutting shoe - 2
Mr Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. Mr Allmark demonstrates a home-made peat cutting shoe

Background imagePeat Collection: Industrial peat cutting

Industrial peat cutting, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire Date: 1990

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat cutting shoe - 1

Peat cutting shoe - 1
Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. Mr Allmark demonstrates a home-made peat cutting shoe. First published The Sunday Correspondent Date: 1990

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat cutter, Shropshire

Peat cutter, Shropshire
Mr Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. He stands by a stack of cut peat with his pet dog. His old tractor is behind him

Background imagePeat Collection: Farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland

Farm kitchen, Co Clare, Ireland
A farmer and his wife sit in front of a peat fire over which a kettle boils in their farmhouse kitchen. County Clare, Ireland. First published The Daily Telegraph Date: 1990

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat delivery Ireland

Peat delivery Ireland
Ireland - Co Clare. A housewife fills a bag of peat for her kitchen fire from a street delivery man with tractor and trailer Date: 1990

Background imagePeat Collection: Heating / Peat

Heating / Peat
Cutting turf in Denmark Date: 1860

Background imagePeat Collection: Cut turf and donkeys - Ireland

Cut turf and donkeys - Ireland
Piles of cut turf and a group of donkeys, Lough Shindilla, Connemara, Co Galway

Background imagePeat Collection: Peat stack, County Donegal, north-west Ireland

Peat stack, County Donegal, north-west Ireland
Peat stack in County Donegal, north-west Ireland, with a trench in the foreground from which the peat has been dug. Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePeat Collection: A Donegal Cabin, Rosguil

A Donegal Cabin, Rosguil - a view of a thatched cabin and outhouse with peat stacks and a girl peering out of the door. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Donegal; Rosguil)

Background imagePeat Collection: Granulated Peat Factory, Portglenone

Granulated Peat Factory, Portglenone - an exterior view of a peat factory building and the railway running into it. In the foreground are stacks of peat

Background imagePeat Collection: Connemara Peat Bog and Twelve Pins near Clifden, Co. Galway

Connemara Peat Bog and Twelve Pins near Clifden, Co. Galway - a view of a peat bog and turf stacks and buildings and the mountains behind. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Galway; Clifden)

Background imagePeat Collection: A Co. Antrim Peat Bog

A Co. Antrim Peat Bog - a view across a watery peat bog. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim). Date: circa early 1900s



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