Constitution Hill

Subject: Business and Industry

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa383

Barbara Hamblett working as a machinist at Reddell's Edwardian factory c1970. She remembers the buckets and other receptacles that they had to put out on the shop floor when it rained. Today her long hair would be regarded as a health and safety risk.The firm made corsets, bras, suspender belts and basques.