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Mansfield Metalbox Watercolour Painting

Posted by Olly March 27th, 2015

Had a submission from a really talented local artist; I am a local Artist and I have a oil painting of the Metal Box factory. I painted this picture just as it was being demolished and made a few quick watercolours on the scene that lead to this picture. The painting is on canvas measuring […]

Brilliant video of Mansfield Metalbox from Mansfield Museum

Posted by Olly October 13th, 2014

The Royal Visit and More!

Posted by Olly September 24th, 2013

A big thanks to David Hughes who has sent us this lovely little bit of history about the Mansfield Metalbox site, right back to when it was Barringers, Wallace and Manners – so a couple of years ago! My Grandpa, Leslie Wass, worked at Metal Box for 39 years (from the Barringers, Wallace and Manners […]