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Archie Parkhouse with ivy for sheep

Archie Parkhouse with ivy for sheep Millhams, Dolton, April 1975 More like this

Children playing on the swings

Children playing on the swings Stafford Way, Dolton, August 1985 More like this

Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient

Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient South Molton Cottage Hospital, September 1984 More like this

Cottages, early morning

Cottages, early morning Millhams, Dolton, September 1976 More like this

Netting cabbages

Netting cabbages Lower Langham, Dolton, April 1984 More like this

Fishermen hauling salmon nets

Fishermen hauling salmon nets Bideford, 8 August 1974 More like this

Cottage interior

Cottage interior Monkokehampton, More like this

Archie Parkhouse and Alf Pugsley...

Archie Parkhouse and Alf Pugsley... Addisford, Dolton, March 1978 More like this

Ivor Brock rescuing a lamb in a blizzard

Ivor Brock rescuing a lamb in a blizzard Millhams, Dolton, February 1978 More like this

Flowers and leaves beside a stream

Flowers and leaves beside a stream Addisford near, Dolton, March 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.

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