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Photograph - D. Napier & Son Ltd, 'Aero Engine in the Making', England, circa 1918 Reg. No: MM 112456
- Part of a collection of photographs, negatives and slides used for research by curators at Museum Victoria.
- Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- A workman using a pattern to make an impression in a sand casting mould for a cylinder head cover during the manufacture of Napier Lion aero engines at Acton, West London.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||210 mm (Height), 160 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||working life, aeroplanes, workers, factory workers, factories, industrial equipment, manufacturing workers, aero engine components, aero engines, aircraft, engines, manufacturers, engineering works, castings, people, manufacturing equipment, aircraft manufacture, dodge brothers cars|
|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|
|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: '279'
Printed in purple ink on back of photograph: 'Photograph by / "Bridge Studios Ltd." / 2, Denman St, / London, S. E.'
|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|