1939 photographs of Sutton Hoo by two female photographers makes headlines
The Telegraph reported of stunning colored photos taken of a significant archaeological dig in Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, which came to light when they were donated to the National Trust visitor centre by Mercie Lack’s great nephew. The 700 photos of the excavation of the grave believed to be that of the Anglo Saxon king Raedwald, were taken by two holidaying, female teachers.
“Prior to these photos emerging there were just 29 known pictures of the excavation of one of the most important discoveries ever in the UK. When the ship was dug, experts from the Science Museum were there to take measurements – but their data were lost during the war. So these pictures have enabled experts to help piece together the missing information.”
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