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Operatives Leaving Messrs Pilkington Bros. Works, St Helens
Operatives Leaving Messrs Pilkington Bros. Works, St Helens

Operatives Leaving Messrs Pilkington Bros. Works, St Helens 1901

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Operatives Leaving Messrs Pilkington Bros. Works, St Helens 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

Some factories are so much the centre of their town that they begin to define it. 'Pilks' wasn't yet the industrial giant it would become, but it was big enough that Mitchell and Kenyon's cameraman needed several different positions to capture just some of its workers outside the factory gates. The smaller children waiting for their families may before long have ended up working there themselves.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Child labour Factories Women workers Glass Factory workers Pilkington Glass Works

Collection

Edwardians at Work

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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