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Industry Collection

Background imageIndustry Collection: Honey bees, (Apis mellifera) honeycomb and life cycle, expanded cross-section and insets

Honey bees, (Apis mellifera) honeycomb and life cycle, expanded cross-section and insets

Background imageIndustry Collection: Retro Style Desert Scene with Old Gas Station and Saguaro Cactus

Retro Style Desert Scene with Old Gas Station and Saguaro Cactus on a sunny day

Background imageIndustry Collection: Staffordshire Potteries

Staffordshire Potteries
Factories in the Staffordshire potteries, 2nd March 1946. Original publication : Picture Post - 3088 - Pottery : A Working Partys Problem - pub

Background imageIndustry Collection: Wringer, wet clothes dryer

Wringer, wet clothes dryer
Antique illustration of a wringer, wet clothes dryer

Background imageIndustry Collection: Forth Bridge

Forth Bridge
Construction of the Forth Bridge, on the Firth of Forth at Queensferry in Lothian, 23rd June 1888. The steel cantilever construction was designed by John Fowler

Background imageIndustry Collection: Mechanical digger

Mechanical digger

Background imageIndustry Collection: Binocular Testing

Binocular Testing
A line of girls tests each pair of binoculars made for the Services before it leaves the factory. Their employers, Ross Ltd of Clapham, the largest optical instrument manufacturer in the country

Background imageIndustry Collection: Pavlova In Giselle

Pavlova In Giselle
Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova (1882 - 1931) performs in a production of Giselle. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Under Tilmanstone

Under Tilmanstone
A miner working underground in Tilmanstone Colliery, in Kent. Photograph taken using Sashalite lighting equipment

Background imageIndustry Collection: Antique printing press

Antique printing press
Antique illustration of printing press typography machine

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rescue with the breeches buoy

Rescue with the breeches buoy
Antique illustration of a Rescue with the breeches buoy

Background imageIndustry Collection: Clydside Docks; Cranes and seagulls silhouetted against the sky

Clydside Docks; Cranes and seagulls silhouetted against the sky
17th July 1954: Cranes and seagulls silhouetted against the sky at a dockyard on the River Clyde in Scotland. The shipyards are the major employers of the area and, while the demand is high

Background imageIndustry Collection: Old Map Elements

Old Map Elements
Old map icons, eps 9

Background imageIndustry Collection: Saltaire

Saltaire
Mist around industrial and historical village of Saltaire in Yorkshire. World Heritage site

Background imageIndustry Collection: Mass Production

Mass Production
Full-length image of auto workers lowering the body of a Model T onto its chassis on an assembly line ramp outdoors at the Ford Motor Company, Highland Park, Michigan

Background imageIndustry Collection: Stream Train built in, Crewe Locomotive Works, 1892

Stream Train built in, Crewe Locomotive Works, 1892
Vintage engraving of a Stream Train built at the London and North Western Locomotive Works, at Crewe, 1892, 19th Century

Background imageIndustry Collection: Island of Principe Historical Map by Van Noort, Circa 1598

Island of Principe Historical Map by Van Noort, Circa 1598
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Map of Van Noort at the Island of Principe, 1598. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Background imageIndustry Collection: Whaling

Whaling
An engraving of men in small row boats surrounding a whale a spearing it with harpoons, circa 1820. (Photo by Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Yellow fork lift truck

Yellow fork lift truck

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rabelo boats and Dom Luis I bridge in Douro river, Porto

Rabelo boats and Dom Luis I bridge in Douro river, Porto
Dom Luis I bridge and rabelo boats from Vila Nova de Gaia. The Dom Lu's I Bridge is a double-decked metal arch bridge that spans the Douro River between the cities of Porto

Background imageIndustry Collection: Ford Rouge Plant

Ford Rouge Plant
Workers and motor cars on the double barreled assembly line at the Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, circa 1930

Background imageIndustry Collection: Mack Truck

Mack Truck
Soil is emptied into the back of a Mack model FH super duty truck on a construction site, USA, circa 1930. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Dounreay

Dounreay
The bottom half of the worlds first electricity-producing fast breeder reactor at Dounreay Nuclear Power Development Establishment in Scotland, 14th July 1956

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rectification Device

Rectification Device
Antique illustration of a DesireSavalles device for rectifying alcohol

Background imageIndustry Collection: Dom LuAis I Bridge in Porto, Portugal

Dom LuAis I Bridge in Porto, Portugal
Dom LuAis I Bridge in Porto from a boat in Douro river. The Dom LuAis I Bridge is a double-decked metal arch bridge that spans the Douro River between the cities of Porto

Background imageIndustry Collection: Austin Assembly

Austin Assembly
circa 1920: Cars on the assembly line at an Austin Six factory. (Photo by Edward Gooch/Edward Gooch/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Mule Spinning

Mule Spinning
1st January 1909: A young boy mule spinning at Joness Cotton Mill, Manchester. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Testing Aircraft

Testing Aircraft
14th October 1943: A Royal Airforce Mosquito being tested at the de Havilland factory. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Glamorgan Colliery

Glamorgan Colliery
Police guarding the Glamorgan Colliery during the strikes and riots in the coalmining town of Tonypandy, in the Welsh Rhondda, November 1910

Background imageIndustry Collection: Jaguar XK120

Jaguar XK120
21st October 1950: Classic British car the 3.5 litre Jaguar XK120, in its time the fastest production sports car, in the driveway of a country house

Background imageIndustry Collection: Botallack Copper Mine, Cornwall - 1833 woodcut

Botallack Copper Mine, Cornwall - 1833 woodcut
Woodcut illustration from The Saturday Magazine, Volume 87, November 9th, 1833, an educational magazine under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature

Background imageIndustry Collection: Welding

Welding
A welder at work on the construction of the liner Queen Mary at Clydebank

Background imageIndustry Collection: Big Gun

Big Gun
circa 1885: The breech block of a large gun being gauged and fitted at Woolwich Arsenal. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Two manual workers on ladders painting house exterior, (B&W)

Two manual workers on ladders painting house exterior, (B&W)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Street in Lens and Coal industry, Lens, France

Street in Lens and Coal industry, Lens, France
A view from the city of Lens on the old coal mining area in Loos-en-Gohelle, Nord Pas de Calais, in France. Including and view on a pile of rubble in the background which is what remains of the coal

Background imageIndustry Collection: Sewage Works

Sewage Works
Crossness Sewage works which belong to the Greater London Council

Background imageIndustry Collection: Caterpillar Tractor

Caterpillar Tractor
The second gasoline-powered Caterpillar track-type tractor pictured during testing near Stockton, California, USA, circa 1906

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rioters Bloody Hands

Rioters Bloody Hands
Rioters bathe their standard bearers hands in blood during violent disturbances related to low pay in the iron industry, in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, 1831

Background imageIndustry Collection: Empire State Building

Empire State Building
Construction workers celebrate the completion of the iron work on the Empire State Building, Manhattan, circa 1930. The building was constructed between 1930 and 1931

Background imageIndustry Collection: Silk Mill

Silk Mill
Thomas Lombes silk mill in Derby, circa 1720. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageIndustry Collection: Eiffel Construction 11

Eiffel Construction 11
The Eiffel Tower under construction in Paris, France, 31st March 1889. No. 11 in a series of 11. Theophile Feau captured the construction of the tower by taking photographs from the tower of

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rotatory fast printing press

Rotatory fast printing press by Hippolyte Auguste Marinoni

Background imageIndustry Collection: Aerial Of Large Group Of Men Tva Construction Workers Wearing Hard Hats

Aerial Of Large Group Of Men Tva Construction Workers Wearing Hard Hats
UNITED STATES - Circa 1930s: Aerial Of Large Group Of Men Tva Construction Workers Wearing Hard Hats

Background imageIndustry Collection: Nuclear power station Dukovany, Trebic district, Czech Republic

Nuclear power station Dukovany, Trebic district, Czech Republic
The Dukovany Nuclear Power Station is a nuclear power plant near Dukovany, a village in the Czech Republic located 30 kilometres from the city of Trebic, near the Dalešice Reservoir

Background imageIndustry Collection: Gorky Park, industry, industrial, pollution, polluting, global warming, climate change

Gorky Park, industry, industrial, pollution, polluting, global warming, climate change, skyline, Moscow, Russia, Russian, Europe, European, air pollution, bleak, dreary, grey, gloomy, grim, smoke

Background imageIndustry Collection: Preparation of diethyl ether, wood engraving, published in 1880

Preparation of diethyl ether, wood engraving, published in 1880
Preparation of diethyl ether: condensation of ethyl alcohol (ethanol) and sulfuric acid at a temperature of 130 to 140 A C (273 to 413 A K). Wood engraving, published in 1880

Background imageIndustry Collection: Botallack Mine, Cornwall

Botallack Mine, Cornwall
Vintage engraving showing Botallack Tin Mine, Cronwall, 1878

Background imageIndustry Collection: Dutch Trade Map of the Baltic Sea

Dutch Trade Map of the Baltic Sea
Dutch Trade map of the Baltic Sea (hand-coloured engraving) During the last decades of the 16th century and throughout the 17th century Dutch merchants



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