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IBRA Historical Collection, Part 1: Protective Clothing: An International Collection of Historical and Contemporary Artefacts Illustrating All Aspects of Beekeeping

Series: IBRA Historical Collection Volume: Part 1

By: Richard Jones(Author)

32 pages, 75 colour & b/w photos and illustrations

International Bee Research Association

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #207641 | ISBN-13: 9780860982593
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About this book

Protective Clothing has been compiled from the artefacts in the IBRA Museum Collection. These have been assembled from all over the world. To complement the individual items additional materials and illustrations have been used, all of which have been sourced from IBRA’s unique photographic, journal and book collections.

Protective Clothing gives readers an insight into how the beekeeper’s clothing has changed over the centuries, and how it varies around the world. The improvement in textiles, the advancement in technology and the changes in fashion have all influenced how the beekeeper dresses – sometimes with amusing consequences!

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