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Workers at Ross & Hardy Paper Works
Workers at Ross & Hardy Paper Works

Workers at Ross & Hardy Paper Works 1901


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Workers at Ross & Hardy Paper Works 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

By 1901 wood pulp had begun to replace more costly cotton fibre in paper-making, leading to a burgeoning market in cheaply-produced newspapers and other print materials. We don't know where this long-gone works was, but its handsome stuccoed frontage and healthy appearance of its employees - some of them proudly holding beautifully-clothed infants up for the cameras - suggest a thriving business.




Factory workers Child labour OSS and Hardy Paper Works


Edwardians at Work Edwardian Enigmas




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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