Album of c. 200 captioned photographs of oil-drilling work in Venezuela

Made:
1926-1931

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Includes refineries, gas plant, power station and two plans; c.35 photographs of 'Boring & cementation work, Lancs. & Northants', '132K.V. Electrical Grid Scheme [in] N.W.England', 'Geological Excursions Edinburgh University' etc. Compiled by Scottish? cartographer for the Shell Oil Company. With 8p ts. account of his journey to, and first weeks in Venezuela in 1926; 3p ms. 'Description of Distilling Plant' following 'Visit to Curacao Refinery 16/6/27'; 4 postcards re Trinidadian oilfields; 2 postcards re Shap Pink Granite Quarry.

Details

Extent:
210
260
36
Identifier:
MS/0488
Access:
Open Access