More archival material

Jim Pollock of the ASV restoration team has come across some more historical photographs, showing the newly-made GMT standing in Grubb’s Dublin factory in 1868, attended by Irish workers clad in hats, waistcoats and beards. Torn and faded depictions of a scruffy old industrial yard may be dull to most people, but these dog-eared daguerrotypes sent Barry Clark into excursions of ecstasy. Some hitherto baffling technical questions can now be answered by scrutiny of these photos.

Read more in Phoenix Newsletter – Issue 3, November 2009 (PDF 597KB).