RM2A5E99F–Early 1900's photo of interior of Swan Lane Mill, cotton Mill, showing spinning mules, Bolton, Lancashire, U.K. circa 1910
RM2D27RT6–Edwardian greetings card Lassie from Lancashire, posted 4 March 1910, U.K.
RM2BT91K2–Early 1900's comic cartoon postcard of unhappy mill worker, Lancashire, England, U.K circa 1910
RM2AR64GH–Early 1900's comic postcard of Lancashire cotton mill worker on holiday, the postcard urges the worker to make the most of her holiday annual holiday or Wakes Week, before going back to the grim daily grind of the workplace, UK. circa 1910.
RM2BW4Y7A–Original early 1900's Edwardian postcard of smartly dressed Blackburn workers, maybe cotton mill office staff, posing outside their office building, with pots of flowers, posted 27 Sept 1904, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, U.K.
RM2AR64GM–Early 1900's comic postcard of mill worker wearing a fashionable 'hobble' skirt in one picture and poor work wear in another, making the most of her annual holiday or Wakes Week as it was known, before going back to the grim daily grind of the workplace Lancashire, England, U.K. Circa 1911.
RM2KF6C85–Original Edwardian postcard of an older Scottish man who is a Thrums Weaver - a cottage worker probably, working from home on a wooden loom, maybe rugmaking. Thrums are offcuts from carpet weaving industry, they were cheap so this man is likely to be poor. Postcard is dated / posted on 5 Feb 1907 from Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland,
RM2HGE2K8–Original and probably rare studio portrait postcard of Staffordshire pottery workers. These young men are thought to be pottery workers as Fenton was a pottery town, one of the six that made up the 'Potteries' of the city of Stoke on Trent. Perhaps they are the famous 'saggar makers bottom knockers' - an occupation that required unskilled young lads to knock the bottom of the saggar (Saggars were used to hold and protect pottery during kiln-firing), or the more skilled Frame Filler (an apprentice). Studio of L. Bowler, Foley Goldenhill Rd, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, U.K. circa 191
RM2H5A24C–Original early 1900's postcard of pit brow girls wearing headscarves, working clothes, at the pit head, Wigan Junction Colliery, Lancashire, England, U.K. posted in 1911 but image from circa 1905.
RM2AMYE2X–Edwardian photograph of group of young girls and boys with older men, possibly overseers,dressed in work clothes - clogs, shawls. These are probably mill workers as a girl has a belt with scissors in them seen in other mill worker photos possibly Lancashire, England, U.K., circa 1910
RM2GXGKHX–Original WW1 era postcard of factory worker's, most of them women. They are wearing heavy-duty overalls, their supervisors are posing for the group staff photograph with them. Possibly these are employees of nearby Listers Mill which was the largest silk manufacturer in the world. Location: Girlington, Bradford. West Yorkshire, England, U.K. circa 1915, 1916
RM2A96KXE–Original, clear post Edwardian era postcard group portrait of working class factory or seamstress girls working in textiles and clothing factory or workshops They are wearing white smocks/dresses, with foreman wearing a bowler hat. The photo is full of characters such as the peeking boys looking over the girls' shoulders, circa 1912 U.K.
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