Mair Hughes is artist in residence on the Montgomery canal during its restoration, looking for clues and connections in the canal’s history, archaeology, ecology and architecture.
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Whilst dropping off some of the Ellesmere yard patterns to be cast at the foundry in Stroud, I took the opportunity to look around the yard and inside the buildings at some castings in progress. It turned out to be a bit of a treasure trove, if you like this sort of thing!
Old casting boxes - the top half is the 'cope' and the bottom half the 'drag'...