"Munitions Workers, Abbots Foundry Co, 26/4/1916"

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26 Apr 1916
A group of about 50 workers pose for the camera. Most are young women, and they are wearing protective clothing. One holds a toddler. Of the eight men, most are older although there is a young man at the front and a soldier wearing a Glengarry.
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Production date
26 Apr 1916
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Subject notes
Many of Abbots regular workforce would have gone off to fight and were replaced by women.

Abbots Foundry Company was established on the site of an earlier foundry at Bankside and operated there until 1933. The company made cooking and heating appliances, guttering and rones.
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