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Engraving - Soho Manufactory Handsworth - Soho Staffordshire

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965V221.80
Collection:Topographical Views
Date:1798-09-01 - 1798-09-01

Maker Information

Publisher:John Walker - View biography for John Walker

Notes

When Matthew Boulton created his Soho works, just two miles outside the city of Birmingham, he claimed to have created the largest manufactory in the world. Using revolutionary production techniques such as the division of labour, he produced a wide variety of consumer goods such as 'small toys', buttons, buckles, boxes and japanned wares.

Presented by R L Lloyd, 1965.

Further Information

Medium:Engraving on paper.
Material(s):Printed paper
Place of Origin:London, England

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Dimensions

Height:192 mm
Width:232 mm