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Mitchell and Kenyon 518: Employees Leaving Tangyes Engineering Works, Smethwick, 1901
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produced by Mitchell and Kenyon (London, England: British Film Institute, 1901), 3 mins
In 1901, Tangyes was a respected engineering company, specialising in hydraulic systems, having risen to fame after making the lifting-jack that launched Brunel's SS Great Eastern. In sharp close-up, the dust and grease smeared on the clothes and grinning faces of the men are almost tangible. Youthful chaos and ch...
produced by Mitchell and Kenyon (London, England: British Film Institute, 1901), 3 mins
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