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Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09




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Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09

CUNARD SHELL WORKS, Bootle, Sefton, Merseyside. Women manufacturing shell casings, 1917. Bedford Lemere

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Media ID 482979

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12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09" by Bedford Lemere. This captivating historical photograph, sourced from Historic England, offers a unique glimpse into the past. Taken in 1917 at the Cunard Shell Works in Bootle, Merseyside, the image showcases women diligently manufacturing shell casings during World War I. The black and white composition beautifully encapsulates the resilience and determination of the era. Our high-quality framed print brings this significant piece of history right into your home or office, making it a thoughtful addition to any space. Embrace the power of visual storytelling with Media Storehouse.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> England at War > England at War 1914-1918

> Historic Images > Famed Photographers > Bedford Lemere Collection (1860s-1944)

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s > Photos from the Great War

> The way we were > Women's History

> The way we were > Work


EDITORS COMMENTS
This photo print, titled "Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09" offers a poignant glimpse into the industrious spirit of women during the First World War. Taken in 1917 at Cunard Shell Works in Bootle, Sefton, Merseyside, this image showcases a group of determined women manufacturing shell casings amidst the backdrop of war. The composition exudes an air of unity and resilience as these unsung heroes diligently contribute to the war effort on the home front. Their focused expressions and meticulous attention to detail reflect their unwavering commitment to supporting their country during this tumultuous time. Bedford Lemere's masterful lens captures not only the factory setting but also highlights each woman's individual strength and determination. The photograph serves as a testament to their vital role in supplying ammunition for troops fighting on distant battlefields. As we gaze upon this historical snapshot, we are reminded of the immense sacrifices made by ordinary people who stepped up when their nation needed them most. It is through images like these that we gain a deeper appreciation for those who worked tirelessly behind-the-scenes, often without recognition or praise. "Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09" stands as an enduring tribute to these remarkable women whose efforts played an integral part in shaping history. Their dedication and resolve continue to inspire us today as we reflect upon our collective past and honor those who contributed so selflessly towards securing our future.

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