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Photograph - D. Napier & Son Ltd, 'Aero Engine in the Making', England, circa 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 112454

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:
Stacked steel billets to be used during production of Napier Lion aero engines at Acton, West London.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, factories, aero engine components, aero engines, aircraft, engines, manufacturers, engineering works, steel, 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: '281'
Model Name/Number: Lion
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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