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Photograph - Millworker on lunch break at Moderna blanket factory at Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshier
  • Millworker on lunch break at Moderna blanket factory at Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshier
    Meadows, Daniel, born 1952
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Millworker on lunch break at Moderna blanket factory at Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshier

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Yorkshire (photographed)

  • Date:

    1977 (photographed)
    1982 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meadows, Daniel, born 1952 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Paul Barker

  • Museum number:

    E.93-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1027, box B

Physical description

Black and white photograph of a woman sitting and reading a newspaper

Place of Origin

Yorkshire (photographed)

Date

1977 (photographed)
1982 (printed)

Artist/maker

Meadows, Daniel, born 1952 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Dimensions

Height: 380 mm print, Width: 510 mm print, Height: 470 mm mount, Width: 570 mm mount

Historical context note

From 1975 to 1983 Daniel Meadows worked as a freelance photographer in the North of England. His main clients for photojournalistic assignments were New Society and The Observer. Meadows worked on and off for New Society between 1977 and 1987.

Descriptive line

Millworker on lunchbreak at Moderna blanket factory at Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, gelatin-silver print by Daniel Meadows, 1977, printed 1982, part of the New Society/The Other Britain collection, gift of Paul Barker

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Published in New Society, 3.2.1977. 'The end of a mill' by Tom Forester, photos: Daniel Meadows, pp.221-222. Photograph reproduced pp.222 with the caption 'Passing time in the weaving shed.'

Production Note

Shot on assignment for New Society magazine

Attribution note: Shot with a Olympus OM1 single lens reflex camera on Kodak Tri-x 35mm black and white film; processed and printed by hand by Daniel Meadows in his own darkroom.

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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