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"Coppers Pickers" on the shoreline at Harwich

Reproduced by courtesy Essex Record Office
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: 
Sameul Dale / Clacton VCH Group