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Perspective drawing of tentering trough

DC 10620

Description Perspective drawing of tentering trough

Date 1983

Catalogue Number DC 10620

Category Prints and Drawings

Copies A 57458, SC 342260

Scope and Content Drawing of tentering trough inside kippering-house by the Steps, Wick The kippering-house on Shore Street in Thurso is a well preserved traditional example of its kind. This tentering trough was used to hold the tenter-sticks while the fish were being hooked onto them. The trough caught the drops of vinegar left over from the pickling process. The smoking process took six to twelve hours. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Medium Pencil on triplex


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