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Carpet factory workers

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Carpet factory workers

A group photograph of the finishers at John Lyle & Co's Bloomvale Carpet Factory, Bridgeton, 1922. John Lyle had been a foreman at Templeton's carpet factory, leaving in 1853 to set up his own carpet manufacturing business.

Reference: SP.2000.69.1

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
Bloomvale Carpet Factory, carpet factories, carpet manufacturers, finishers, J & W Lyle, John Lyle & Co, women



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