[Digital South Asia Library]

Hensley Photo Archive

Title 4 forms of grinding grain A larger version of this photograph is available by clicking on the small size photo below.

[4 forms of grinding grain]
Photographer Glenn S. Hensley
Date 1945
Subject domestic life; local residents; food
Notes "Four forms for grinding grain in the nearby village on Akyab Island. In a034 and a035 small child wields huge piece of teak to crush grain. a036 illustrates use of foot power to lift weighted wood while in a037, the operator shoves the arm forward and backward to cause grinding stones to rotate against each other, crushing grain that feeds out of the hopper."
Location "Akyab, Burma"
Original negative held yes