Woman drilling safety hole in fuses

Made:
1915-1918 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

A photograph entitled 'Woman drilling safety hole in fuses', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918. The photograph shows a woman working in a British munitions factory, operating a drill. This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

A photograph entitled 'Woman drilling safety hole in fuses', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918.

The photograph shows a woman working in a British munitions factory, operating a drill. During the first world war, many British women took up what was traditionally seen as men's work to support the war effort.

This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1994-5019/29
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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