G A Cramp & Sons Ltd, Willow Lane, Mitcham

G A Cramp & Sons Ltd, Willow Lane, Mitcham

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Date Photo Taken 29th January 1960
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 News & Mercury
Picture Reference Mit_​Work_​Industry_​2-7
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The company were specialist book binders and one of a number of printing and bookbinding firms operating locally during the 1950's. They had a mixed workforce and were able to employ a number of women workers, whose patience and attention to detail must surely have helped with the work involved.. This photograph shows an operator gilding the edges of a book.

In the 1930’s the company were based in Eveline Road, Mitcham. They were also involved in a copyright case in 1944 v Frank Smythson Ltd that is still quoted to this day.

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