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Smelting furnace

Glasgow School of Art Archives

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Smelting furnace

A young apprentice using a smelting furnace. This photograph by Duncan Brown may have been taken in a railway workshop in the 1860s.

Duncan Brown (1819-1897) was a talented amateur photographer whose work documents aspects of Glasgow life from the 1850s until the 1890s.

Reference: 160

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow School of Art Archives

Keywords:
apprentices, child labour, children, iron working, photographers, railway workshops, smelting, smelting furnaces



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