Machinery 100 Years Ago


Categories Collecting Rural England
Theme(s) Collecting
Collection Farm Machinery
Date 1951
Object number D/MERL/D1/61
  • Description

At the Royal Agricultural Show in Cambridge in 1951 people flocked to see the Museum’s display of Machinery 100 Years Ago. This old equipment sat only metres away from the very machines that threatened its existence. The countryside was steeped in history yet desperately in need of modernisation.