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Armley Mills Industrial Museum, painting by Pete Lapish (Armley)
Colour imagec1986. This painting by Pete Lapish shows part of Armley Mills, now Leeds Industrial Museum, seen from across the River Aire. Previously owned by Benjamin Gott then Bentley and Tempest, the mills had closed in 1969, and after being bought by Leeds City Council were opened as a museum in 1982.
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Armley Mills Industrial Museum, painting by Pete Lapish (Armley)
Colour imagec1986. Painting by Pete Lapish showing Armley Mills Industrial Museum from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, with the railway viaduct seen behind. The view looks across Burley to Woodhouse in the distance, where the tower of the Parkinson Building of Leeds University can be seen on the horizon.
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Armley Mills, Milford Place, Interior (Armley)
Black & White imageUndated Image shows the interior of Armley Mills in the days before they were converted to Leeds Industrial Museum. From 1907 until the mills closed in the 1960s the only occupants were Messrs. Bentley and Tempest, Woollen Manufacturers. Steward Tempest, who originally started the business, had literally worked his way up 'from the shop floor'. He began at Armley Mills as a 'half-timer' when he was just a small boy of about six years old.
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Armley Mills, Milford Place, Interior (Armley)
Black & White imageUndated Image shows the interior of Armley Mills, now Leeds Industial Museum. The last firm to occupy the mills was Bentley and Tempest, also of York Place. An early advert states that their specialities as Woollen Manufacturers were, Unions, Meltons, Serges, Vicunas, Costume, Cap and casket cloths.
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