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Cornard Road

Catalogue ref: pa307

Category: Business and Industry

Period: 1946-c1975

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Making the 1953 Coronation robe linings at Stephen Walters silk factory on the Cornard Road. 17-year old Gwen Curtis is seen weaving the silk lining in a special dust-proof enclosure whilst in front forewoman Ivy Noon sits at an ancient spinning wheel.   


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