'Apply Here' - Albert Mill, Bradford'

Made:
1987
photographer:
Ian Beesley
''Apply Here' - Albert Mill, Bradford', about 1986

''Apply Here' - Albert Mill, Bradford', about 1986
Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled ''Apply Here' - Albert Mill, Bradford' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'.1985-1987'.

A sign of better days before the Second World War when the wool textile industry was labour intensive. Technological improvements and massive rationalisation have drastically reduced the workforce.

[Table 90: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/42
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford