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Haymaking

Haymaking Deckport Farm, Hatherleigh, June 1977 More like this

Ivor Brock

Ivor Brock Millhams, Dolton, December 1975 More like this

Storm at Ramscliffe

Storm at Ramscliffe Ramscliffe, Beaford, 26 May 1981 More like this

George Ayre feeding sheep

George Ayre feeding sheep Ashwell, Dolton, December 1976 More like this

Children's ward, Barnstaple General Hospital

Children's ward, Barnstaple General Hospital Barnstaple , March 1983 More like this

Jim Hutchins hoeing potatoes

Jim Hutchins hoeing potatoes Dolton, July 1985 More like this

Rowena Hoare, teacher, and children of...

Rowena Hoare, teacher, and children of... Chulmleigh, May 1988 More like this

Hatherleigh Band parading at the Carnival

Hatherleigh Band parading at the Carnival Hatherleigh, November 1975 More like this

Wilfie Spiers pouring tea

Wilfie Spiers pouring tea Beaworthy, Beamsworthy, Mount Pleasant, May 1984 More like this

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait...

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait... Baptist Chapel,..., 6 June 1977 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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