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The Resource Stratford Works

Stratford Works

Label
Stratford Works
Title
Stratford Works
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Album of photographs and signatures of workers of the Stratford Works, presented to Sir William Birt, general manager of the Great Eastern Railway, on the occasion of his knighting, Jan. 1, 1897 in recognition of his leadership in making GER one of the most enterprising and progressive railway companies of England and of the world.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
graphic
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
Summary expansion
The album contains 16 photographs (11.4 x 14.8 cm or smaller) of Stratford Works, the locomotive-building works of the Great Eastern Railway, located in Stratford, London, England, opened in 1847-1848 by Great Eastern's predecessor, Eastern Counties Railway. Photographs include an exterior shot of the factory on the title page, and, inside, photographs of the Erecting Shop, Boiler Shop, Machine Shop, Wheel Shop, Model Motion shop, Carriage Shop, Saw Mill, Wagon Shop, Laboratory, Running Shed, a Stratford-made Passenger Train, a Goods Train, and three types of rolling stock built at the Works: locomotive, passenger car, and freight car. Interleaved throughout the leaves of photographs are 63 leaves of signatures, presumably of workers and management staff at the factory. The last three leaves are blank
Technique
not applicable
Label
Stratford Works
Link
http://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8ww7jwg/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Photographs are mounted on rectos of heavy white paper, within ornamental frames hand-painted in watercolors, each decorated with a different type of branch and leaf, including grasses, morning glory, ivy, pine, and bamboo
  • Bound in dark green pebble-grain leather, with gilt rolled border of leaves and flowers; inner panel, containing gold-stamped cover title "To Sir William Birt. January 1897," ruled in gilt, with ornamental gilt cornerpieces; ornamental gilt spine panels; inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt
  • Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94) in UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles
Color
black and white
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
36 x 23 cm (albums)
Extent
1 album (16 photographic prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth-covered clamshell box, with spine title "Stratford Works." Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
paper
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)671657703
  • ucoclc671657703
Label
Stratford Works
Link
http://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8ww7jwg/
Publication
Note
  • Photographs are mounted on rectos of heavy white paper, within ornamental frames hand-painted in watercolors, each decorated with a different type of branch and leaf, including grasses, morning glory, ivy, pine, and bamboo
  • Bound in dark green pebble-grain leather, with gilt rolled border of leaves and flowers; inner panel, containing gold-stamped cover title "To Sir William Birt. January 1897," ruled in gilt, with ornamental gilt cornerpieces; ornamental gilt spine panels; inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt
  • Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94) in UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles
Color
black and white
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
36 x 23 cm (albums)
Extent
1 album (16 photographic prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth-covered clamshell box, with spine title "Stratford Works." Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
paper
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)671657703
  • ucoclc671657703

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