Lasting machine shaping shoes in a Massachusetts shoe factory

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Stereo views - Subjects - Shoe manufacturing

GUSN

GUSN-180188

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Description

"This is a shoemaker creating shoes on a lasting machine in a shoe factory in Lynn, Massachusetts. The "upper" of the shoe is placed over the wooden last. The machine is clamped on this "upper" and draws the fore part of the shoe into shape. Thus, in a few seconds, is performed the most difficult task of the shoemaker." -- verso.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
machines
shoemakers
factories (structures)
industrial buildings
footwear
labor
stereographs
photographs

Inscription

No.22189 (stamped)
12 / Meadville, PA. / New York, N.Y. / Portland, Oregon / London, Eng. / Sydney, Aus. (stamped)

Physical Description

1 stereograph ; 3 x 6 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.02.4000.001

Image Dimensions

3 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Keystone View Company (Photographic studio)

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 17

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Stereo views - Subjects - Shoe manufacturing