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Doris Palfreyman setting out jam for sale

Doris Palfreyman setting out jam for sale Burrington, May 1975 More like this

Repairing the reedcomber

Repairing the reedcomber Spittle, Chulmleigh, August 1989 More like this

Morning line-up, Dolton Church Primary...

Morning line-up, Dolton Church Primary... Dolton, July 1974 More like this

Amos Oke, retired farmer, on his son's...

Amos Oke, retired farmer, on his son's... Deckport Farm,..., June 1977 More like this

Dick French and family watching the Cup...

Dick French and family watching the Cup... Brendon Barton,..., May 1985 More like this

Farmer moving milk churns, Lower Hewton Farm

Farmer moving milk churns, Lower Hewton Farm Okehampton, 18 December 1973 More like this

Bringing in the sick lamb

Bringing in the sick lamb Densham, Ashreigney, August 1981 More like this

Harepath

Harepath Beaford, June 1986 More like this

Vicarage fete

Vicarage fete Torrington Vicarage, July 1983 More like this

Bert Heard, builder, in his workshop

Bert Heard, builder, in his workshop Arscotts, Dolton, July 1983 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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