bank of machines in the mill.
workman with machinery on the right, there is a lot of waste material around the
machinery and on the floor.
of wool stored in the mill to be used in the manufacture of cloth.
4: An operative performing a process called Brushing on fabric
5: Two operatives are involved in the process of cloth milling.
6: An operative is working at the scribbling machine.
Scribbling prepares the
wool for spinning and includes the carding process which teases out the
7: An engineer is applying oil to the steam driven engine, the photographer
was probably E E Slater.
In addition to being a keen amateur photographer he was
a manager at Manor Mill which would have given him every opportunity to take
8: Hoppers of raw wool waiting to be fed into the scribbling machine. E E
Slater probably took this image as a glass slide.
Poor quality image of a joiner at the mill, probably taken on a glass slide
by E E Slater.
A number of the slides were abandoned and suffered damage before
they were retrieved and donated to the AHS some time in the past.