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Image Reference Number: ESF17_11_12
Title: Ercol: Upholstery Workshop
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1976
Decade: 1970-1979
Manufacturer: Furniture Industries Ltd.
Description: Colour slide showing: Tony, batch cutting upholstery fabric, using an electric rotary cutter.
Notes: This image is an outtake from Ercol's 'Craft Around the World' slide presentation from 1976. Date is from the presentation's slide carousel box. Image ID by Mike Pengelly and Brian Rogers.
Note: Typically, for production-line process; several layers of accurately lined and pattern matched fabric were cut at the same time. Plain and all-over fabrics were cut in greater quantities because there was less of an issue with fabric movement and accuracy as there was with pattern critical fabrics.
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: transparency
Object Dimensions (cm.): 3.6 x 2.5
Colour Type: colour
Context: In Bag 11 in Craft World folders.
Cataloguer: Stephen Gange-Moody
Date Catalogued: 16/05/2008 00:00
Auto ID Number: 844
Categories: People/ People at Work, Furniture Manufacturing/ Processes/ Upholstery