• Fish tales: the women working in Scotland's fishing industry - in pictures

    9 days ago - By The Guardian

    Fishing fleets have long depended on female workers to process their catch. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, ‘herring lassies' would follow the boats down the east coast of Scotland to gut and salt-pickle their fish. Today's fisherwomen work in refrigerated factories, some of whom have been captured by photographer Craig Easton for his ‘Fish Wives' project. Easton's images will be part of an exhibition travelling along Scottish coast from April 2019, ending up at the Scottish fisheries museum in Fife in autumn 2020
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