170

Uploaded on:
06/06/2007 09:58
File Size:
78.09 MB
Dimensions:
5219 x 5228 pixels
4289 views 0 downloads
Image Reference Number: EPC02_15_05_04
Title: Ercol employee operating a steam bending machine
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1970-1976
Decade: 1970-1979
Manufacturer: Furniture Industries Ltd.
People: Jack Holmes
Description: Ercol employee Jack Holmes (Big Jack) operating a steam bending machine, the chair part is being hammered to ensure it stays flat to the machine bed. The wheel is being turned to move the parts up to the male former. Probably at the Spring Gardens site.
Notes: 'Big Jack' and approximate dates identified by Roger Pearce. Jack Holmes identified by Edward Tadros.
Concepts:
manufacturing
,
employees
,
furniture
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
bending
,
formers
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: transparency
Object Dimensions (cm.): 6 x 6
Colour Type: colour
Cataloguer: Sharon Grover
Date Catalogued: 06/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 170
Categories: People/ People at Work, Furniture Manufacturing/ Processes/ Machining