Emptying the Presses, Press House, Esholt

Made:
1987
photographer:
Ian Beesley
'Emptying the Presses, Press House, Esholt', about 1986
      Emptying the pressses at Esholt Sewage Works, West Yorkshire

'Emptying the Presses, Press House, Esholt', about 1986 Emptying the pressses at Esholt Sewage Works, West Yorkshire
Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'Emptying the Presses, Press House, Esholt' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'.1985-1987'.

The wool grease was extracted from the sewage by means of steam presses.

[Table 83: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/77
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford