Hay gathering, c 1890.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
A photograph of an agricultural scene taken by George Davison [1854-1930], in about 1890. Farm workers gather hay onto a horse-drawn wagon. George Davison was a noted pictorial photographer and a founder member of The Linked Ring in 1892. From 1897 he was assistant manager of the Eastman Photographic Materials Company, renamed in 1898, Kodak Limited. He became managing director in 1900.