Tag Archives: Factories

2008: Factory

Jon deMartin: Factory by the Railroad (2008)

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1896: Steel Works

Thomas Prytherch: Cyfarthfa Steel Works at Dusk (1896) The son of a Welsh ironworker, Prytherch was sent to work at the Dowlais ironworks at the age of ten, where he worked until he was twenty. When Lady Wimborne, the wife … Continue reading

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1875: Modern Cyclopes

Adolph von Menzel: Iron Rolling Mill (Modern Cyclopes) (1872-1875) The elder Cyclopes—not to be confused with the shepherd Cyclopes encountered by Odysseus—were single-eyed immortal giants cast into the depths of the earth upon birth by their father, Uranus, along with … Continue reading

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1945: The House by the Canal

Algernon Cecil Newton: The House by the Canal (1945)

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1925: The Sleeping Factory

     Daniel Vázquez Díaz: La fábrica bajo la niebla [The Factory in the Mist] (c. 1920) La fábrica dormida [The Sleeping Factory] (1925) In February 1919, after eight workers were fired for political reasons from a hydroelectric plant in Barcelona, … Continue reading

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1943: Day Shift

Francis Criss: Day Shift (1943)

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1937: The Daily Worker

Clive Branson: Selling the “Daily Worker” outside Projectile Engineering Works (1937)

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