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53689: A factory manufacturing petrol tins

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The Asiatic Petroleum Company (a joint venture between Shell and Royal Dutch) manufactured Petrol Tins for the war effort at a small factory in Fulham. The Shell logo can be seen on the tins. Women were employed because so many men were away at the front.

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3799.jpg| GWA_2142_scan0037_Factory_1.jpg|

Subject

Unknown

Date

1916

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1916

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Angus McCulloch

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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