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Photograph - D. Napier & Son Ltd, 'Aero Engine in the Making', England, circa 1918 Image 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
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 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
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: '279'

Printed in purple ink on back of photograph: 'Photograph by / "Bridge Studios Ltd." / 2, Denman St, / London, S. E.'
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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