Michael Temlin

Sheep Shearing in Sleepy Hollow, 2004

April 2004 -- the sheep shearing festival at Phillipse Manor, near Tarrytown, New York (Washington Irving country).

All of the links below connect directly to photos.  Photos average 50K - 150K in size.

bulletShearing the sheep -- the sheep hate being held upright more than they hate having their wool summarily removed
bulletThey didn't have enough room to demonstrate sheep herding, so they used ducks instead of sheep
bulletAt the spinning wheel
bulletAt the loom
bulletStilts? Sure, why not
bulletA story teller -- the primary source of entertainment 200 years ago

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