Sandpapering wooden wheel felloes for ammunition wagon

Made:
1915-1918 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

A photograph entitled 'Sandpapering wooden wheel felloes for ammunition wagon', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918. The photograph shows two women standing either side of a workstation, sandpapering wheel parts. The notice on the wall behind them says, 'This machine is for the use of this mill only'. This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

A photograph entitled 'Sandpapering wooden wheel felloes for ammunition wagon', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918.

The photograph shows two women standing either side of a workstation, sandpapering wheel parts. The notice on the wall behind them says, 'This machine is for the use of this mill only'.

During the first world war, many British women took up what was traditionally seen as men's work to support the war effort. This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1994-5019/19
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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