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Item number: 1993.982

Black and white photograph of Broadbent's flock catcher in use at G. and J. Stubley's wool manufacturers. The firm was established in 1850 by George and James Stubley were leading shoddy and mungo manufacturers with processing sites in Batley and Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Sites included Bottoms Mill in Batley, Calder Mills, Wakefield and Castle Bank Mills in Portobello Road, Wakefield.
Date: 1900-20