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Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762 Featured Work Print

Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762

STRATFORD CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, Maryland Street, Stratford, Greater London. Interior view of the Comptometer Room at Stratford Co-operative Society, showing girls and boys working on model E compometers, manual calculating machines. The comptometer, invented in 1887 by American, Dor Felt, was the first successful manual calculating machine. The children in the photograph could be employed in work, with the school leaving age only being raised to 14 in the Education Act of 1918. Photographed by Harry Bedford Lemere, 1st July 1914

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Brewery workers JLP01_08_022457 Featured Work Print

Brewery workers JLP01_08_022457

Carlisle State Management Brewery, Bridge Street, Caldewgate, Carlisle, Cumbria. A group of female workers posed at the opening ceremony for the new bottling plant at the State-owned brewery in Carlisle.

The opening ceremony of the bottling plant was performed by Sir Sydney O Nevile, a director of Whitbread's Brewery, but also a founder member of the State Management Districts Committee and the Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic) which had established the Carlisle State Management Scheme during the First World War. The bottling plant was built to supply increasing demand for bottled beers and in particular for those with no sediment. The plant had two lines of bottling machinery with a maximum production of 450 dozen bottles an hour

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Minley Manor kitchens BL17959A Featured Work Print

Minley Manor kitchens BL17959A

Minley Manor, Hampshire. Staff in the kitchen at a French chateau style country house that was erected between 1858-60 to the designs of architect Henry Clutton. Photographed by Henry Bedford Lemere in 1903. The Bedford Lemere daybook records that the photograph was commissioned by the owner Laurence Currie to show work carried out by architect Arthur Castings in 1898

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