One of the Last Looms at Salt's Mill, Saltaire

maker:
Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'One of the Last Looms at Salt's Mill, Saltaire' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

In 1986, after 133 years of production, scrap metal merchants prepare to dismantle this pattern loom, one of the last in use at the mill.

[Table 34: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/37
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford