Enamelling shop, Falkirk Iron Works.

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1908
Description
View of interior of iron foundry with large female workforce working at benches. Iron sheets are stacked on pallets and stencils lie against the wall. The workshop has large lights and also electric lights at a lower level.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1908
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Subject notes
The women are making enamelled advertisements. Enamel plate adverts were widely used as they were very durable. Even prior to the First World War, foundries employed women in a number of departments, albeit ancillary to the production of castings.
Accession number
P02201

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