Badge making

Made:
1940-02-08 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop Marshall
and
Bishop Marshall
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Badge making A photograph of a woman making badges for the army
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A photograph of a woman making badges for the army, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 January, 1940. Betty Cole is photographed using a gas torch to melt metal into a series of moulds for regimental badges. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.

A photograph of a woman making badges for the army, taken in February 1940 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows Betty Cole using a gas torch to melt metal into a series of moulds for regimental badges. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/H08818
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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