Woman milling ports in steam chest huer. Sets her own work

Made:
1915-1918 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

A photograph entitled 'Woman milling ports in steam chest huer. Sets her own work', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918. Women working in wartime were often closely directed by male supervisors, but this employee is responsible for setting her own work. This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

A photograph entitled 'Woman milling ports in steam chest huer. Sets her own work', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918.

Women working in wartime were often closely directed by male supervisors, but this employee is responsible for setting her own work.

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:
1994-5019/38
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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