Women workers cutting files, 1914-1918.

Skinner, E F

Women workers cutting files, 1914-1918.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Oil painting by E F Skinner showing the interior of Cyclops Steel and Iron Works, Sheffield, with a line of women factory workers using lathes to cut rat tail files. Painted during WW1 as a commision by Cammell Laird, for reproduction as postcards to be sold in aid of the British Red Cros.

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