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Occupation Collection

Background imageOccupation Collection: Milk Cart

Milk Cart
A horse drawn milk cart

Background imageOccupation Collection: Wringer, wet clothes dryer

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

Background imageOccupation Collection: Snake charmer playing flute-like instrument, snake emerging from basket in front

Snake charmer playing flute-like instrument, snake emerging from basket in front

Background imageOccupation Collection: Illustration of ancient East African city of Axum showing people working marble in the foreground

Illustration of ancient East African city of Axum showing people working marble in the foreground, conical grass huts, and royal palace in background

Background imageOccupation Collection: Under Tilmanstone

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

Background imageOccupation Collection: horse-powered threshing machine

horse-powered threshing machine
Illustration of a horse-powered threshing machine

Background imageOccupation Collection: Standing African woman in traditional Somalian clothing pounding grain in a clay pot using a

Standing African woman in traditional Somalian clothing pounding grain in a clay pot using a stick, front view

Background imageOccupation Collection: Sailors demonstrating flag semaphore system

Sailors demonstrating flag semaphore system

Background imageOccupation Collection: Lancashire Mill Town; Cotton mill worker Alice Nelson sets out for work at the Lilac Mill in Shaw

Lancashire Mill Town; Cotton mill worker Alice Nelson sets out for work at the Lilac Mill in Shaw
Cotton mill worker Alice Nelson sets out for work at the Lilac Mill in Shaw, Lancashire, January 1955. Original publication: Picture Post - 7474 - Cottons Amazing Recovery - pub

Background imageOccupation Collection: Illustration Of Black Union Regiment, Civil War, 1860s

Illustration Of Black Union Regiment, Civil War, 1860s
Recruitment illustration of a Black Union regiment of soldiers and their White commanding officer, labeled Come and join us, brothers, 1860s. (Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Rooftop Rifle Range

Rooftop Rifle Range
18th June 1940: London workers at lunchtime target practice on the roof of their office building. (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Spring Forward In London

Spring Forward In London
A railway worker stands on a ladder and changes a clock ahead one hour to begin Daylight Savings (or Summer) time, at Liverpool Street Station, London, early 20th Century. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation 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 imageOccupation Collection: East Hampton Windmill

East Hampton Windmill
Illustration of a grist windmill in East Hampton, New York circa 1880. (Photo by Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Atlantic Cable Laying

Atlantic Cable Laying
Illustration of workers on board the Great Eastern passing out cable for the Trans-Atlantic telegraph cable in July 1866. (Photo by Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Illustration of two engineers looking at blueprint for bridge that is under construction in

Illustration of two engineers looking at blueprint for bridge that is under construction in the background

Background imageOccupation Collection: Illustration of a bible scene, Exodus 3, Moses and the Burning Bush, God reveals himself to Moses

Illustration of a bible scene, Exodus 3, Moses and the Burning Bush, God reveals himself to Moses and instructs him to lead the Israelites out of Israel

Background imageOccupation Collection: Ceramic artist working in her workshop with a potters wheel, turning a vase, Geisenhausen

Ceramic artist working in her workshop with a potters wheel, turning a vase, Geisenhausen, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageOccupation Collection: Male pharmacist working with test tubes in laboratory, (B&W)

Male pharmacist working with test tubes in laboratory, (B&W)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Waitress taking two couples order, (B&W)

Waitress taking two couples order, (B&W)

Background imageOccupation Collection: LMR Train

LMR Train
London Midland Regional Railways locomotive, the City of Edinburgh gets a new coat of paint

Background imageOccupation Collection: Working For Suffrage

Working For Suffrage
circa 1913: A crowd of women representing the various professions on a Womens Suffrage Movement parade through New York City. (Photo by Paul Thompson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Welding

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

Background imageOccupation Collection: Salt farm, Noirmoutier-en-l?Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier, Pays de la Loire, France

Salt farm, Noirmoutier-en-l?Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier, Pays de la Loire, France

Background imageOccupation Collection: X-ray Outfit

X-ray Outfit
1st March 1909: A medical worker, dressed in protective clothing, prepares to take an X-ray. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation 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 imageOccupation Collection: German Reichsbank in Berlin, Germany

German Reichsbank in Berlin, Germany
Antique illustration of a German Reichsbank in Berlin, Germany

Background imageOccupation Collection: Food Convoy

Food Convoy
9th May 1926: Guarded by armoured cars and troops, a food convoy passes through Poplar after leaving Londons East India dock on its way to Hyde Park Depot during the General Strike

Background imageOccupation Collection: Womens Trade Union

Womens Trade Union
circa 1913: Suffragettes carrying the banner of the Womens Trade Union League of New York on a Labour Day Parade through the city. (Photo by Paul Thompson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Locomotive Steam Train in Infrared, Pretoria, Gauteng

Locomotive Steam Train in Infrared, Pretoria, Gauteng
A South African Locomotive Steam Train in Infrared in the Railroad Station in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. In South Africa, as elsewhere in the world

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Finish of the Race

Victorian London - Finish of the Race
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century Victorian London. The crowd cheer on the horses and Jockey's as they approch the finishing line at the Epsom Derby

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian Blacksmith Farriers

Victorian Blacksmith Farriers
Vintage 19th century engraving showing two boys playing in a blacksmiths (Farriers) forge while the blacksmith looks on

Background imageOccupation Collection: Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd
Jesus Christ - The Good Shepherd - tending his metaphorical flock. From " The Childrens Friend - A Monthly Magazine for Boys & Girls" - bound volume XXXIX, Jan-Dec 1899; published by S.W

Background imageOccupation Collection: French soldiers of the 19th century

French soldiers of the 19th century
Vintage colour engraving of French soldiers of the Second French Empire in the mid 19th century. An artillery officer on horseback

Background imageOccupation Collection: Humour pavement sailor art as lithography 19th century cartoon

Humour pavement sailor art as lithography 19th century cartoon
This is a cartoon etching by the well-known Victorian social caricaturist / cartoonist George Cruikshank (1792 - 1878), dated November 1st, 1829

Background imageOccupation Collection: Humour costly hair styling 19th century cartoon

Humour costly hair styling 19th century cartoon
This is a cartoon etching by the well-known Victorian social caricaturist / cartoonist George Cruikshank (1792 - 1878), dated November 1st, 1829

Background imageOccupation Collection: Illustration of different types of termites, from top to bottom, soldier, worker, young nymph

Illustration of different types of termites, from top to bottom, soldier, worker, young nymph, long-winged nymph, short-winged nymph, young female, egg-laying female, male

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Christy Minstrels

Victorian London - Christy Minstrels
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. The Christy Minstrels playing on stage. They opened in London

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Rag merchants home

Victorian London - Rag merchants home
" Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. Rag merchants home Coulston Street, Whitechapel, circa 1870."

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Lemonade Vendor

Victorian London - Lemonade Vendor
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. A character sketch of a selling lemonade on the street

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Match Seller

Victorian London - Match Seller
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. Character sketch of an old man selling matches on the street circa 1870

Background imageOccupation Collection: Death of Ahab

Death of Ahab
Vintage engraving from the 1870 of a scene from the Old Testament by Gustave Dore showing the Death of Ahab. He was king of Israel and the son and successor of Omri according to the Hebrew Bible

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian London - Second hand clothes market

Victorian London - Second hand clothes market
" Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. Second hand clothes market Gloucester Street, New Cut circa 1870."

Background imageOccupation Collection: Victorian restaurant waiter taking an order

Victorian restaurant waiter taking an order
A smiling waiter in a Victorian restaurant or gentlemens club, taking an order from a diner. From " Punch, or the London Charivari", Volume LXVIII (68), published in London in 1875

Background imageOccupation Collection: Construction workers

Construction workers
SRI LANKA - CIRCA 1930s: Group of men pulling and pushing large paving stone on street. (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/Retrofile/Getty Images)

Background imageOccupation Collection: Hubert Morett Goldsmith of Henry VIII

Hubert Morett Goldsmith of Henry VIII
Vintage engraving of Hubert Morett Goldsmith of Henry VIII by Hans Hobein

Background imageOccupation Collection: Life of the Virgin

Life of the Virgin
Vintage engraving by Albert Durer 1510 showing Mary and Joseph in Egypt

Background imageOccupation Collection: Saint Jerome in his Cell

Saint Jerome in his Cell
" Vintage engraving by Albert Durer 1498 Saint Jerome in his Cell. Saint Jerome was an Illyrian Christian priest and apologist



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