Kingston Lisle House, Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire. A large group of workmen posing outside a house with a bullock cart, during renovation work. A pile of roof tiles can be seen on the right of the picture. Photographed by Henry Taunt c.1900
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EDITORS COMMENTS This photograph captures a moment frozen in time, showcasing the restoration work undertaken at Kingston Lisle House in Oxfordshire around 1900. Standing proudly outside the grand house, a large group of workmen strike a pose for the camera, their faces displaying a mix of pride and camaraderie. The scene is bustling with activity as these skilled craftsmen meticulously restore this architectural gem to its former glory. In the foreground, an imposing bullock cart stands as a testament to the laborious nature of their task. It serves as both transportation and storage for materials needed during renovation work. A pile of roof tiles on the right side of the picture hints at ongoing repairs or replacements taking place above. The photographer behind this remarkable image is none other than Henry Taunt, renowned for his ability to capture historical moments with unparalleled clarity and detail. Through his lens, we are transported back in time to witness firsthand the dedication and craftsmanship that went into preserving our architectural heritage. This photograph not only documents an important chapter in Kingston Lisle House's history but also pays homage to all those involved in its restoration. Their hard work ensures that future generations can continue to appreciate this magnificent piece of architecture standing tall against the test of time.
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