Shipyard worker

Made:
1940-01-08 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Bishop Marshall
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Bishop Marshall
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Shipyard worker
      A photograph of a worker in the Swan Hunter Shipyard on Tyneside

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Shipyard worker A photograph of a worker in the Swan Hunter Shipyard on Tyneside
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A photograph of a worker in the Swan Hunter Shipyard on Tyneside, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 January, 1940. Jack Mortimer is photographed caulking - making watertight - a ship. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Dudley Barker feature story on workers in wartime.

A photograph of a worker in the Swan Hunter Shipyard on Tyneside, taken in January 1940 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald.

Jack Mortimer is photographed caulking - making watertight - a ship. Many warships were built at Swan Hunter during the second world war, including destroyers, destroyer escorts, cruisers and battleships. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Dudley Barker feature story on workers in wartime.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/H08512
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image