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Accessories April, 25 2011

Midlands Button Factory

SEH Kelly takes a look at the closure of an old “Victorian” button maker, the Midlands “So, out with the red brick walls, wooden roofing, and row after row of hand-operated, early 19th-century machinery. Instead, in come altogether more modern surroundings — albeit ones only a stone’s throw from the last place. But, premises aside, at the Midlands button factory, most aspects of work remain the same.” (189)

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