Women workers in pen factory

#Picture Number ST167

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a royal visit to a pen factory, where women workers are operating a stamping press to slit the pen nibs. This was a visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Gillott’s factory in Birmingham, 1874. Gillott’s was a highly successful business, employing 450 people and producing a total of 5 tons of nibs per week.

 


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