SK3990 : Teeming with shoppers

taken 10 years ago, near to Tinsley, Sheffield, Great Britain

Teeming with shoppers
Teeming with shoppers
Inscriptions: In bronze on base behind teemer: "Teeming" by Robin Bell 1989-90
Two identical bronze plaques, one at front of work and one at side by teemer:
BENJAMIN HUNTSMAN (1704-1770)WAS A CLOCK & WATCHMAKER FROM DONCASTER WHO CAME TO SHEFFIELD IN SEARCH OF QUALITY STEEL FOR CLOCK SPRINGS. THE TECHNIQUE OF STEEL MAKING WHICH HE DEVELOPED USING CLAY CRUCIBLE POTS REVOLUTIONISED QUALITY
CONTROL & ENABLED SHEFFIELD STEEL TO BECOME PRE-EMINENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF STEEL. A DEVOUT QUAKER, HE ALLOWED NO PORTRAIT OF HIMSELF TO BE MADE BUT THE CRUCIBLE METHOD HAS REMAINED AS A TESTAMENT TO HIM. IT WAS USED FOR MORE THAN 200 YEARS.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 January, 2008
Category
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 392 908 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.7642N 1:24.6586W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 392 908
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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