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Employees Leaving Messrs Vickers, Sons & Maxim in Barrow
Employees Leaving Messrs Vickers, Sons & Maxim in Barrow

Employees Leaving Messrs Vickers, Sons & Maxim in Barrow 1901

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Employees Leaving Messrs Vickers, Sons & Maxim in Barrow 1901

1 mins United Kingdom

High walls and imposing wooden gates mark the entrance to a shipbuilding empire as workers leave Vickers, Sons and Maxim's massive Barrow naval construction yard. Older employees appear indifferent to the camera - unlike the young boys, who lark around in the foreground, making faces and even doing cheeky 'V' signs. Amid the laddish tomfoolery, two young girls can also be seen in the crowd.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Child labour Munitions Factory workers Barrow-in-Furness Vickers & Maxim Shipbuilding

Collection

Edwardians at Work Shipbuilding on Film

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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