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Men and machines at the Thames Ironworks.
|Men and machines at the Thames Ironworks.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2654|
|Description: Four workers stand next to a lathe at the Thames Ironworks. Machine tools such as lathes allowed for greater accuracy during the processing of metal objects, thus reducing the possibilities of human error in the shipbuilding process.|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|