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Department Photo
Accession No P00171
Name/Title Pattern-making shop, Bonnybridge Foundry
Primary Prod Date Post 1900
Brief Description Workers stand by benches which are covered in tools and work pieces. Benches are ranged along a wall giving good natural light. The men are wearing aprons and bunnets and have their sleeves rolled up. Patterns for perhaps a grill and fireplaces can be seen in the foreground.
Primary Maker Bonnybridge Photographic Society
Subject Category Workers, Group Of/patternmaking/Ironfounding Industry
Subject Person Smith & Wellstood Ltd
Subject Place Bonnybridge Foundry/Seabegs Rd/Bonnybridge/Denny area
Subject Notes The Foundry was erected to supply the Singer Sewing Machine Company. In 1890 Singers opened their own foundry and Bonnybridge was bought over subsequently by Smith and Wellstood who also owned the Columbian Stove Works.
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