Mill worker eating lunch

Made:
1940-01-21 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop Marshall
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Bishop Marshall
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Mill worker (Mule Spinner) eating lunch A photograph of a mill worker eating his lunch, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 January
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A photograph of a mill worker eating his lunch, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 January, 1940. This barefoot mill worker sits on the floor, resting against a loom as he drinks from a large mug. His lunch is wrapped in paper beside him. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.

A photograph of a mill worker eating his lunch, taken by Bishop Marshall in January 1940 for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows a barefoot mill worker sitting on the floor, resting against a loom as he drinks from a large mug. His lunch is wrapped in paper beside him. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/H08800
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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