Edinburgh at Work

 J Hewit & Sons

Tannery beside the Water of Leith at Currie

The machine in the background measured the surface area of a skin

The view out of the window looks to the south down the Water of Leith

Edinburgh at Work  -  James Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery at Currie, Edinburgh

 Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                             Photograph taken on August 8, 2006 at 2.42pm

 

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   Edinburgh at Work  -  James Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery at Currie, Edinburgh

 

 J Hewit & Sons

This photo was taken in 2006.  It shows the same machine as I had photographed fourteen years earlier.  It appears to have been given a new dial, presumably easier to read than the old one, but it doesn't have the same character.

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    Edinburgh at Work  -  Hewit & Sons, tannery

 

J Hewit & Sons - tannery

Edinburgh at Work

 

 

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