Interior view of a sugar refinery, France, late 19th century.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Woodcut by Emile Bourdelin entitled 'Vue Interieure d'une Sucrerie Centrale installee par la Cie de Fives-Lille' (Interior view of a central sugar refinery installed by the company Fives-Lille). The large interior is filled with machinery and vats used for refining sugar. Workers tend to the machines on the balconies and at ground level.