Bark Peeling

Image: Man slitting bark in the Wyre Forest (1980s) [Image from: Bewdley Museum]

4. Bark Peeling (1)

Men were engaged to strip the bark from the trunks of trees. In this photograph a peeler uses a large iron to slit the bark of a tree trunk.

Image courtesy of: Wyre Forest District Council
Donor ref: 204 A4

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