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Copperas Pickers on the Shoreline at Harwich

University of London/Cacton VCH Group
Image Caption: 
Boys at 'H' employed as Copperas pickers beneath London Clay cliffs at Harwich, depicted in Samuel Dale's History and Antiquities of Harwich and Dovercourt (1730)
Asset Author: 
Samuel Dale / Clacton VCH Group