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Workpeople from Messrs Mayall's Mills Emerging on Queen Street, Mossley (1900)

Victorian textile workers at a mill near Manchester

Non-Fiction 1900 2 mins Silent


It was news when Mitchell & Kenyon's cameras came to town: The Oldham Daily Standard reported on 4 August 1900 from Mossley, east of Manchester, that "The showmen of moving pictures made a special big hit by visiting the town a few days previous and taking a set of pictures that very clearly depicted the moving crowd at closing time emerging on Queen Street from Messrs. Mayall's mills..."