RM2A5E99F–Early 1900's photo of interior of Swan Lane Mill, cotton Mill, showing spinning mules, Bolton, Lancashire, U.K. circa 1910
RFC8GRH5–power looms loom cotton manufacture shuttle reed heddles war beam
RM2EEPK5T–Vintage Early 20th Century Photographic Postcard Showing a Group of Women Working in a Textile Mill.
RF2B4K0DK–Storefront displaying various Belgian lace styles and samples and bobbins used in the manufacture of intricate lace
RMP56B2K–Rugs in a room dedicated to working women and the beginning of the industry. Interior. Ethnographic Museum. Budapest. Hungary.
RMW43P7C–Making hosiery in a British woolen mill 1922
RM2GN1365–An 18th century portrayal of workers taking flax out of the bog after it has lain long enough to separate and spreading it to dry before 'beetling'. The latter is a finishing method for linen based fabrics, in which hammers repeatedly fall on the subjected fabric imparting a lustrous and absorbent effect. The sketch was created in 1792 by William Hincks for the Trustees of the Linen Manufacturers and Dublin Society. Ulster, Northern Ireland.
RM2AJ8E78–Ecuador : its ancient and modern history, topography and natural resources, industries and social development . includes thenorthern frontier of the great inter-Andine hoya ofLatacunga. Its principal peaks are the great Coto-paxi, Quilindana, Iliniza, and Quilotoa, which areelsewhere described. The main river is the Cutuchi,and on the west the province occupies territorytraversed by the Toachi, Pilalo, and Angamarca.On the east are the headwaters of the Napo. Theprincipal resources are agricultural and pastoral, withsome textile-making, and sugar manufacture in thelowlands. The province is tra
RMDP9207–Women work in a production of knapsacks with Singer sewing-machines around 1915, place unknown. Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv
RMGMGCB9–A Weaver's Workshop, by Johannes van Oudenrogge, 1652, Dutch painting, oil on panel. Interior of a weaving shop, with three men
RME6RE6N–The Garment Worker sculpture by Judith Weller, Garment District, 7th Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
RMB8W0AD–Close view of the lapel of a jacket being made in the upper rooms of the 1970s tailor s shop in the Birmingham Back to Backs
RM2ADXAJT–Friedrich II at Krefeld, Germany, family van der Leyden, 23 June 1758
RMR4AB3J–Original and rare Victorian Carte de Visite (CDV) 1800's studio portrait of group of 3 poor looking Lancashire cotton mill girl workers wearing clogs and dirty aprons from the studios of Albert Parker, Blackpool, Lancashire, England, U.K. circa 1870's
RFC8GRH2–jacquard power looms loom stuff manufacture shuttle reed heddles war beam
RF2B4K0K6–Storefront displaying various Belgian lace styles and samples and bobbins used in the manufacture of intricate lace
RME6RE6P–The Garment Worker sculpture by Judith Weller, Garment District, 7th Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
RMRR57CH–Early 1900's original postcard of bobbin winder girls and foreman, overseer or workman. Dried skeins of cotton from the rack are put on the swift of the winding machine that winds yarn from the skein onto bobbins, Circa 1915, Radcliffe, Lancashire, U.K.
RMC8GTKE–shear and tilt hammers steel manufacture finery forges forge wrought iron cam crafted workshop forgery hammered
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
RMC8GTP3–soldering silver plate solder blow lamp hand made Industrial Revolution textile industries industry manufacture silversmith
RMR4BC24–WW1 era studio portrait of 3 girls, possibly Lancashire cotton mill workers wearing clogs and aprons with hook-like tool and scissors in their specially designed belts, circa 1915,1918, U.K.
RMC8GTTX–soap boiling coppers copper Industrial Revolution industries industry factory manufacture construction workforce worker
RM2A96KX4–Early 1900's postcard of a man working in a cotton mill at the dressing frame - Lancashire, England, U.K. circa 1909.
RMC8GTJJ–wire drawing machines Industrial Revolution machine industry factory manufacture construction workforce worker work
RMWPG04G–Early 1900's postcard of Wigan Mill girls - 'Lancashire lasses', in the Drawing Room, Wigan, Greater Manchester, U.K. circa 1910
RM2BT6K7P–Original early 1900's postcard of group of young male cotton mill workers sitting next to loom machines, showing interior interiors of mill one of the lads is holding a 'flying shuttle' suggesting they are weavers, Blackburn, Lancashire, North West England, U.K. circa 1905
RFC8GT0G–scotch carpet weaving Kidderminster Industrial Revolution industries industry factory manufacture construction workforce worker
RM2C88XED–Original Victorian Carte de Visite (CDV) of attractive young cotton spinner girl, holding a spinning shuttle, Standishgate, Wigan, Lancashire, England, U.K. circa 1894
RMC8GTHN–puddling blast furnace shingling hammer iron manufacture metalmaking metalwork wrought pig iron open hearth metal forge forging
RM2BBER0F–Original early 1900's photo of men at work in the cutting room of a clothing factory firm, using patterns, making woollen suits from tweed, circa 1930's 1940's, probably Norwich, England, U.K.
RFC8GT0D–Brussels carpet weaving Industrial Revolution industries industry factory manufacture construction workforce worker work craft
RM2BBER0M–Original early 1900's photo of men at work in the dispatch room of a factory, clothing firm, circa 1930's 1940's, probably Norwich, England, U.K.
RM2AR64KC–Original early 1900's postcard entitled 'a Lancashire Lass'. The young woman is wearing a shawl typical of female mill workers at this time. U.K., circa 1906
RMC8GTWD–manufacture White Lead furnace element Pb poor metal Metallic melted liquid lead-acid battery bullets shots weights weight
RM2A4KWX7–Early 1900's postcard of pale unhealthy looking mill worker, printed on bottom is 'Lancashire Lass at her loom', circa 1910, Lancashire, England, U.K.
RMC8GTN6–Button making Clothes clothing fashion design buttons textile industry fabric craft ornament buttonhole workshop
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
RMC8GTN0–stamping Button making Clothes clothing fashion design buttons textile industry fabric craft ornament buttonhole workshop
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.
RMC8GTT4–placing earthenware biscuit kiln ceramic pottery tableware decorative object ornaments pot plate bowl cup mug saucer oven baked
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.
RMC8GTHP–casting cast iron pipes piping pipe smelting iron ore coke ingots ingot forge forging forgery workshop
RM2J99BTN–Original and clear WW1 era group outdoors portrait of textile mill girls at Clays Mill. They are either mill operators wearing their Sunday best or office staff. Many different blouses and skirt fashions of the period. Three of the girls are wearing badges, possibly the company's 'on war service' ones. The girls are working in manufacturing - possibly woollens or cotton textiles. Clay's Mill, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, U.K. circa 1915 ,1916
RMC8GTH8–making industrial boiler steam power engine generator heat energy water solid fuel fitting yard pressure train ship locomotive
RMJ44W2J–Invoice from Mungo and Shoddy manufacturer Frank Townend & Sons, Batley, Yorkshire, May 1940
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
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,
RMW262EX–Early postcard printed at bottom is 'Wigan Mill girls,slubbing frames', with overseer / foreman standing beside slubbing frames - a machine used to straighten out the fibres in cotton prior to spinning 'Lancashire Lasses', circa 1910, Wigan, Greater Manchester, U.K.
RMC8GTK5–forging files forge furnace file metalworking woodworking cut fine hand tool workshop craft hammer tempered
RMRK5BBB–Early 1900's postcard group of cotton mill worker women and girls, tools held in belt, clogs, posing for a photograph in the mill grounds, Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, U.K. circa 1915
RM2B83A3Y–Original early 1900's postcard of group of gentlemen mill office workers wearing smart suits pose for a group photograph outside, Perseverance Mill, (Albion Mill) Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, England, U.K. 1919
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.
RM2B49WER–Comic cartoon postcard of two women machinists on toilets, over-worked, in an industrial clothing machining factory, circa 1950's.
RMC8GTWT–Sicily Salt springs evaporation pond ponds salterns salts sea water brines brine seawater natural evaporation levee UK England
RM2JFGPD5–Original WW1 era photograph of a group of young working class women machinists working in a factory making blouses using treadle sewing machines, one blouse is displayed on a dressmaker's dummy, each lady has a dressmaker's counter-top display stand to put the finished blouse on. A manageress looks on in the background. Early light bulbs hang above the workbench. Circa 1916. U.K.
RMC8GTK7–file cutters cutter cutting metalworking woodworking cut fine hand tool workshop craft