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1932 PMK, or the Finnish cotton mills' joint sales office was founded. PMK's advertising campaigns could be seen in magazines, shop windows and in outdoor advertising. Finlayson & Co. acquired a majority stake in Forssan Oy. Subsequent to a merger, the company became Oy Finlayson- Forssa Ab. Lappland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Finnish Language, Sales Office, Shop Windows, Our Country, Natural Resources, Typography Prints

1932 PMK, or the Finnish cotton mills' joint sales office was founded. PMK's advertising campaigns could be seen in magazines, shop windows and in outdoor advertising. Finlayson & Co. acquired a majority stake in Forssan Oy. Subsequent to a merger, the company became Oy Finlayson- Forssa Ab.

Finlaysonin palatsi Tampereella 1880-luvulla | Vuonna 1820 James Finlayson perusti tehtaan Tammerkoskelle ja kunnosti vanhan viinanpolttimon  kodikseen. Kaksikerroksiseen 22 huoneen rakennukseen mahtui myös kangaspuita ja kutojia, kemiallinen pesula sekä Suomen ensimmäinen lastenkoti. Finland, Cinderella, Homes, House Styles, Outdoor, Historia, Gate Valve, Outdoors, Houses

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Finlaysonin palatsi - Tampere | Nykyinen Finlaysonin palatsi rakennettiin 1899 kaupunginarkkitehti Lambert Pettersonin piirustusten mukaan William (Wilhelm) von Nottbeckin pojan Alexanderin asunnoksi. Kivestä rakenettu talo on kaksikerroksinen ja tyyliltään uusrenessanssia. Finland, Barcelona Cathedral, Northern Lights, Cinderella, Wedding Venues, Building, Travel, Historia, Wedding Reception Venues

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In 1839 the industrial weaving of cotton fabrics was established in Tampere, Finland. Employee housing was built and a school was founded in conjunction with the cotton mill, followed by a sickness fund, a hospital, a library and a church. Finlayson's cotton mill opened the first savings bank and a cooperative in Tampere. Cotton Mill, Savings Bank, Design Competitions, Finland, Sick, Tourism, Weaving, Building, Photography

In 1839 the industrial weaving of cotton fabrics was established in Tampere, Finland. Employee housing was built and a school was founded in conjunction with the cotton mill, followed by a sickness fund, a hospital, a library and a church. Finlayson's cotton mill opened the first savings bank and a cooperative in Tampere.

In the Finlayson employed half the population of Tampere. The cotton mill was the first employer in Finland to offer industrial work also to women. Finlayson's high quality products received several awards at international exhibitions. Ancient History, Nostalgia, Cotton Mill, The Past, Photo Wall, Exhibitions, City, Awards, Photographs

In the 1860s, Finlayson employed half the population of Tampere. The cotton mill was the first employer in Finland to offer industrial work also to women. Finlayson's high quality products received several awards at international exhibitions.

Tehdastyöläiset kutomakoneen ääressä | Oy Finlayson-Forssa Ab | Kuva: Tampereen museoiden kuva-arkisto Finland, Car, Historia, Automobile, Cars

KOSKESTA VOIMAA - TY� - FINLAYSON 1940-1960

James Finlayson (1772-1852) was a Scottish Quaker and machine engineer, who brought the Industrial Revolution to Tampere, Finland. Finlayson gave his name and reputation to the city and the textile manufacturing company he founded there - Finlayson & Co went on to become the largest industrial enterprise in the Nordic countries between 1850 and 1920. As an great industrialist and loving philanthropist Finlayson played an important part in the industrial and social development of Finland. Textile Manufacturing, Cotton Mill, Industrial Revolution, Finland, Countries, Engineering, City, Historia, Cities

James Finlayson (1772-1852) was a Scottish Quaker and machine engineer, who brought the Industrial Revolution to Tampere, Finland. Finlayson gave his name and reputation to the city and the textile manufacturing company he founded there - Finlayson & Co went on to become the largest industrial enterprise in the Nordic countries between 1850 and 1920. As an great industrialist and loving philanthropist Finlayson played an important part in the industrial and social development of Finland.

Finlayson kosken itäpuolelta katsottuna 1880-luvulla. Keskellä Kuusivooninkinen. Kuvaaja: Svante Lagergrén, Vapriikin kuva-arkisto Finland, Historia

KOSKESTA VOIMAA - KAUPUNKI - AIKAKAUSI 1870-1900

Right up until the the models for printed textile patterns were bought from abroad. In a studio was founded at Finlayson's Forssa mill which also hired its first designers who had received art training. Finlayson merged with Vaasan Puuvilla Oy. Textile Prints, Textile Patterns, Textile Design, Textiles, Textile Manufacturing, Design Competitions, Historical Costume, Surface Pattern, Finland

Right up until the 1950s, the models for printed textile patterns were bought from abroad. In 1951, a studio was founded at Finlayson's Forssa mill which also hired its first designers who had received art training. Finlayson merged with Vaasan Puuvilla Oy.

Plevna, the largest weaving room in the Nordic countries was completed in The first electric lights in Scandinavia were first switched on in Plevna. The mill had 3279 employees in 1088 men, 1900 women and 291 children. Finland, Countries, Hand Weaving, Electric, Lights, Children, Room, Travel, Women

Plevna, the largest weaving room in the Nordic countries was completed in 1877. The first electric lights in Scandinavia were first switched on in Plevna. The mill had 3279 employees in 1897: 1088 men, 1900 women and 291 children.

Designed by architect Bertel Strömmer, the shop in association with Finlayson's cotton mill has been on Kuninkaankatu street. Interior designer Kristiina Mäkelä is responsible for the shop's current interior decoration. Cotton Mill, Interior Decorating, Interior Design, Finland, Street View, Outdoor, Shopping, Decoration, Nest Design

Designed by architect Bertel Strömmer, the shop in association with Finlayson's cotton mill has been situated on Kuninkaankatu Street.