Old Photos of Witham

‘Pointing Simplex Gloves’ at Pinkhams glove factory

Taken: 1947-1948, Ref: M2806

Photo of work at Pinkham’s glove factory. It is entitled ‘Pointing Simplex Gloves with a machine using two, three, or four needles, making a point frequently known as a “reindeer” point, which slightly raises the material’. It is from page 35 of the book ‘The Story of a Lamp’

Date taken1947-1948
SourceFowles, Carole 109 Cressing Road. Her father, Arthur (Geoff) Ellis worked at Pinkhams
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1060

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