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Interior of the Meccano factory, Binns Road, Wavertree, 1932

Archive reference 9997-2

Large factory interior with lots of women working on production lines

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This photograph was commissioned by Meccano Ltd.

You can read about Frank Hornby, the inventor of Meccano, in this Liverpool Lives feature.


"I was lucky enough to have four sisters who worked in the Meccano factory and 'somehow' I had an amazing collection of pieces but no handbook."
Walter Young

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Did you work at the Meccano factory? 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.