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(Vickers).

VICKERS LTD. CRAYFORD.


Large Landscape 4to Wulfrana Binding album with photographs as per the note, half leather with linen boards with "Vickers Ltd. Crayford" to upper board and spine, some wear and soiling. Image one of Thomas Keppel North sitting at his deak with what appears to be a collection of small bombs in front of him; Image two as before only North is writing; Image three is a copy of a certificate from the Australian Muntition Workers Association ‘Presented to T.K. North Esq as a token of esteem from Australians employed at these works during the period of the War 1914-1919 ...’; Image four and five duplicated appear to be perhaps the white collar workers of the factory sat in front of the high factory brick walls apparently before outbreak of hostilities; Images six and seven are the same view with a slightly different perspective of the 14,500 ‘happy workers on armistice day’; Image eight appears to show the triumphant Athletics squad with their trophies; Image nine shows a four man sporting team with their trophies; Image ten is a model of the Auto R.C Gun; Image Eleven is of two tables of cups to be presented and several figures at an sporting event; Image Twelve is of two soldiers with a Vickers machine gun; Image Thirteen is of an elaborately framed certificate dated 16th September 1916 presented to the works manager John T. Beccany "... By the Staff of Vickers Limited ... as a token of their esteem ..."; Image Fourteen and Fifteen are two crudely drawn plans of kit possibly signed by J.K. Watt; Image Sixteen is a portrait of Vickers (with two additional copies of the image loosely inserted); Image Seventeen is signed portrait of J?. Vickers (with an additional copy loosely inserted); The final image Eighteen is of two statues of soldiers with their Vickers machine guns.
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