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Photograph - D. Napier & Son Ltd, 'Aero Engine in the Making', England, circa 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 112450

Summary:
Part of a collection of photographs, negatives and slides used for research by curators at Museum Victoria.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
A female worker operating a belt-driven lathe used in production of the Napier Lion aero engine at the D. Napier & Son factory, Acton, West London.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 160 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: working life, aeroplanes, workers, factory workers, factories, industrial equipment, manufacturing workers, aero engines, aircraft, lathes, engines, manufacturers, engineering works, people, manufacturing equipment, aircraft manufacture, engine components
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Napier Lion Aero Engine
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: engineering components - manufacturing processes
Inscriptions: Printed in white text on photograph: 'THE NAPIER AERO ENGINE IN THE MAKING.'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '287'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: England, Great Britain, circa 1918
Manufacturer: D. Napier & Sons, London, Middlesex, England
Photographer: Bridge Studios Ltd, London, Middlesex, England

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