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Hand block printing at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s
Hand block printing at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s
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Machining room at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s
Machining room at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s
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Hand block printing at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s Featured Print

Hand block printing at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s

Alec Walker left Mirfield, Yorkshire, in 1918 to set up a small experimental textile factory in Newlyn where wood-block printed silk fabrics and garments were designed and manufactured. By 1925 the Crysede venture had become a successful craft industry, employing many local people, which required larger premises. In 1926 the works moved to the former Western Pilchard cellar at the base of The Island in St Ives, where this photograph was taken. Photographer: Unknown

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