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Lady Mostyn Discharging Grain at Irvine
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produced by Sagar Mitchell, 1866-1952 and James Kenyon, 1850-1925, Mitchell and Kenyon (United Kingdom: British Film Institute, 1902), 2 mins
The job of an Edwardian stevedore was back-breaking, as this film, showing cargo ship Lady Mostyn unloading at Irvine docks, makes clear. A winch loads the grain into sacks, but they are carried down a gang plank to the waiting carts on broad shoulders. It's hard not to be impressed at this physical feat: the sack...
produced by Sagar Mitchell, 1866-1952 and James Kenyon, 1850-1925, Mitchell and Kenyon (United Kingdom: British Film Institute, 1902), 2 mins
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