Papers and Photographs Related to Hydraulic Presses and Industrial Gas Equipment

Made:
1880-1980
maker:
James Keith and Blackman Company Ltd
,
Selas Gas and Engineering Co Ltd
,
Richard England (Salford) Ltd
and
James Parrott. Engineer. Salford

A collection of records related to companies which had originally occupied a factory on Brown Street in Salford. Richard England (Salford) Ltd was acquired by the donor of the collection, who also acquired James Keith & Blackman Co and Selas Gas & Engineering Co Ltd at later dates.

Collection consists of literature and photographs of gas equipment used commercially for bakery, catering industry, laundry, heating and early arc light use. The hydraulic equipment focuses on presses used during the making of callender bowls for the textile industry, with some mention of embossed paper.

Details

Extent:
0.01 linear metres
Identifier:
YA1997.46
Subject:
Gas Industry, Textile Industry, Hydraulic Engineering
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the Museum of Science and Industry's access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the Museum's Archive Study Area.