War work at Waring and Gillow, Hammersmith, London

War work at Waring and Gillow, Hammersmith, London
Photograph taken 1916 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL 23701/12

Waring & Gillow's furniture factory was converted to War work. Here markings are painted onto wing sections of military aircraft. Note that the workforce consists of women and of young men below the age of military service.

Location

Greater London Hammersmith

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

war work people women boy children factory paint aeroplane