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Cramming Machine, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3403

Scope and Contents

Photograph of a man in a poultry shed with a cramming machine in front of brooder coops filled with chickens in the early/mid 20th century. The cramming machine was used to manually feed chickens to fatten them.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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