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1930s Country machinery and innovations

By 11 February 2016January 13th, 2021No Comments

Ever wonder how people would hear about the latest in country machinery and innovations back in the 1930s? Well, one way was by some wonderfully illustrated advertisements.

Here are just a few examples from a 1938 issue of ‘The Countryman’ magazine, that can be seen at the Museum’s library.

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Although the above adverts can only be found at the Museum’s library, please visit our online library at www.wdoam.co.uk for other articles and book titles.

Our comprehensive reference library relating to vernacular architecture, building conservation and rural crafts and skills is one of the leading archives in the country on these subjects.

It is usually open on Monday mornings; visits at other times can be arranged.