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Historic information- Herring fishery in London during 1935 and before

Source: The heart of England        by: Ivor Brown       year:1935 The description related to the photos reads: East Anglian chronicles are written, so to speak, in herring-bone. Herring were once currency on those shores; rents were paid in them and international affrays followed the Dutchmen’s pursuit of the shoals into English waters. …

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Historic drying of cod in Norway (1920)

Source: Human Geography by: Jean Brunhes (1920). Publisher: George G. Harrap The following was stated in the book  “Fish has been the chief industry of Western Norway, and the cod and the herring the two great sources of revenue for this region. The caption of the photo reads: Drying of cod in Norway”.

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