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Photograph Album of Elliott Brothers Recording the Construction of Block X at Century Works, Lewisham, 1940

Inventory Number: 13019
Object Type:
Persons: D. C. Harben
Date Created: 1940
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Fat album bound in flexible card covered in pale green cloth. 103 brown paper leaves; 106 photographs, all dated. They show the construction of Block X at the Elliott Brothers factory, Century Works, Lewisham, from digging and laying foundations (January 1940) to interiors upon completion (June 1940). Block X was a blast-proof building for war-related work. The album belonged to one of the managers of Elliott, D. C. Harben.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on front: 'Elliott Brothers. | D.C.H's | Copy.'; and on spine: 'Block "X" Photographs'.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Part of the Elliott Archive.
Collection Group: Elliott Archive
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
297 225 55 mm

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