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Jamestown Cooper

Jamestown Cooper.jpg Timbering At Jamestown Three Centuries AgoThumbnails“We have the payne and traveyle, rayne and wynd in the feldes” Timbering At Jamestown Three Centuries AgoThumbnails“We have the payne and traveyle, rayne and wynd in the feldes” Timbering At Jamestown Three Centuries AgoThumbnails“We have the payne and traveyle, rayne and wynd in the feldes”

The Jamestown cooper was a busy craftsman. Many barrels, hogsheads, and casks were needed in the colony, and large quantities of barrel staves were made for shipping to England. (Painting by Sidney E. King.)