Magic Lantern Slide: The Brickmakers' Siesta -- after dinner

Description
This photographic slide shows a group of brickmakers on their lunch time break. The boys and men are wearing typical Victorian clothing including clogs, and two men are smoking pipes. The slide was part of the collection belonging to John Crabtree who was a government inspector of factories with an interest in the safety of factory workers. Unfortunately he didn’t record where the image was taken.
Accession Loan No.
118/1934/342
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: The Brickmakers' Siesta -- after dinner
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: The Brickmakers' Siesta -- after dinner
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Crabtree
Production Person Initials
John H.
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
1863
Production Year High
1924
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'The Brickmakers' Siesta -- / -- after dinner' on mount

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