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The Royal Arsenal

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Fuse factory, Woolwich Arsenal.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0698
Description: This postcard pictures female munition workers in the fuse factory, at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. This photo was taken during the First World War, when many women took over the traditional roles that men had previously held, as vast numbers of men were away from home fighting.
Creator: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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