View of the Eagle Iron Foundry and Mr. Whitmore’s Engineering Works in Birmingham
The top compartment of the engraving shows Dearman’s and Francis’s Eagle Iron Foundry in Broad Street. In front of an image of their works are examples of the firm’s products. They include gear wheels, gates, fire hearths, pots, safes, weights, a gas lamp and a garden roller.
The lower compartment provides a view of William Whitmore’s Manufactory. Bisset’s Directory (p 59), describes him as “Engineer and manufacturer of all Kinds of rolling and flatting Mills, Machines for weighing Barges, Boats, Waggons, etc., Engines, Lathes, Stamps, Presses and Lancashire Watch-tools etc.”. Several examples of Whitemore’s products are shown on the left and in the foreground of the engraving.« Previous in this sectionNext in this section »