Man with a shoe manufacturing 'wheel', 1934.


Man with a shoe manufacturing 'wheel', 1934.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


A photograph of a man with a shoe manufacturing 'wheel', taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 7 October, 1934. Called the 'Blackpool Wheel of the Shoe Trade', this machine was shown at the Shoe and Leather Fair held in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London. 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.

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