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Christmas party for children of BICC employees, Prescot, 1959

Large hall filled with rows of seated children, some wearing party hats

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This photograph was commissioned by BICC (British Insulated Callender’s Cables) Ltd. They are the only company to have its own dedicated client register within the original Stewart Bale documentation, indicating the importance of this customer and the frequency of their orders. An image of the interior of their Prescot factory in 1935 is in one of the themed Stewart Bale online exhibitions on this website.

You can read more about the company on the information sheet about British Insulated Callender's Cables Ltd from the Maritime Archives and Library.

Archive reference 591598

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Are you one of the children at this party? If you have any information about this photograph or the Stewart Bale company then we’d like to hear from you. Please contact Anne Gleave, curator of photographic archives on 0151 478 4487 or send Anne Gleave an email.