Clocking on machine, 1949.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a clocking on machine and accompanying rows of time cards, taken by Powell for the Daily Herald newspaper on 18 December, 1949. This clocking on machine was made by the National Time Recorder Company Limited, London. It was used to measure hours spent on the shopfloor during a shift. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.