Wooden spoons and baskets made by Richard Lewis of Carno

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Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Llwyau a basgedi pren gan Richard Lewis, Carno
Ffotograffydd/Photographer: Geoff Charles (1909-2002)
Dyddiad/Date: January 13, 1940
Cyfrwng/Medium: Negydd ffilm / Film negative
Cyfeiriad/Reference: (gcc09104)
Rhif cofnod / Record no.: 3473108

Rhagor o wybodaeth am gasgliad Geoff Charles yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

Ceir mwy o ffotograffau o Gymru a'r Gororau adeg yr Ail Ryfel Byd ar wefan geoffcharles.llgc.org.uk

More information about the Geoff Charles Collection at the National Library of Wales

More photographs of Wales and the English border during the Second World War can be found at geoffcharles.llgc.org.uk

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    • 03/Mar/2010 15:17:48

    The traditional Welsh craft of basket weaving could have been an useful hobby to keep people occupied during blackouts. Richard Lewis of Carno demonstrated how he made these baskets, as well as wooden spoons and even potato-mashers by hand in January 1940.