A woman spinning, 1894.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
A photograph of a woman sitting outside her cottage using a spinning wheel, taken by Colonel Joseph Gale (c 1835-1906) in 1894. Joseph Gale specialised in naturalistic photographs of rural life and figures in landscapes. He was one of the first members of the Linked Ring Brotherhood and was also a member of the Royal Photographic Society.