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Batteries Collection

Background imageBatteries Collection: Poster, Exide, The Long Life Car Battery

Poster, Exide, The Long Life Car Battery, needs no handle to its name. circa 1945

Background imageBatteries Collection: Electricity / Voltaic Pile

Electricity / Voltaic Pile
VOLTAIC PILE The first workable device for generating a consistent flow of electricity, invented in 1799 by Alessandro Volta

Background imageBatteries Collection: Robert Lindsay at Alma

Robert Lindsay at Alma
Lieut. Robert Lindsay of the 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier Guards leads a charge against the Russian Batteries. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageBatteries Collection: Cardboard advertising sign for Exide Batteries

Cardboard advertising sign for Exide Batteries
A delightful cardboard sign advertising Exide Batteries - the long life battery. *EDITORIAL USE ONLY*

Background imageBatteries Collection: Batteries Charged Here sign

Batteries Charged Here sign
A tin/alloy sign advertising Exide batteries, mentioning that batteries can be Charged Here. *EDITORIAL USE ONLY*

Background imageBatteries Collection: LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark

LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark
An early electric wheeled escape ladder vehicle, Cedes battery-driven pump/50ft escape, based at Bow fire station, seen here in the drill yard at Southwark Headquarters

Background imageBatteries Collection: LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark HQ

LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark HQ
An early electric wheeled ladder escape vehicle, a Cedes battery-driven pump/50 foot escape, based at Bow fire station, seen here in the drill yard of Southwark Headquarters

Background imageBatteries Collection: Advert, Exide, the long life battery

Advert, Exide, the long life battery, the Exide girl by William Henry Barribal Date: 20th century

Background imageBatteries Collection: Malta. Siege of the Turks in July 1565

Malta. Siege of the Turks in July 1565
Palace of the Grand Master, 16th-18th centuries. Residence of the Grand Master of the Order of Saint John. Fresco that the decorates the walls of the Supreme Council Room by Matteo Perez de Aleccio

Background imageBatteries Collection: The Bombardment of Odessa

The Bombardment of Odessa, 22 April 1854. The boats of the fleet, going to the French steamer, Vauban, to assist in extinguishing the fire caused by the red hot shot fired from the Russian batteries

Background imageBatteries Collection: Gallant Affair of the Hecla and Arrogant

Gallant Affair of the Hecla and Arrogant, 20 May 1854 - cutting out a Russian barque from under the batteries of Eckness. The Arrogant, anchoring off the batteries, kept up a furious cannonade

Background imageBatteries Collection: Auxiliary Territorial Service using search lights at night to spot on coming aircraft. Date: 1943

Auxiliary Territorial Service using search lights at night to spot on coming aircraft. Date: 1943

Background imageBatteries Collection: Brown's Service, Baker, Shoshone, California, USA

Brown's Service, Baker, Shoshone, California, USA
Brown's Service and Cafe on the Death Valley turnoff, Baker, Shoshone, California, USA. Date: circa 1940

Background imageBatteries Collection: Gunners are unable to see the targets at which they are firing

Gunners are unable to see the targets at which they are firing, they depend on the information from the aircraft, this is a typical photograph taken during the great Allied advance on the Western

Background imageBatteries Collection: The Scots Greys under Ponsonby charge, two batteries of French artillery after having taken

The Scots Greys under Ponsonby charge, two batteries of French artillery after having taken the colours of the 105th reigment. Date: 1815

Background imageBatteries Collection: Europa Pass gun batteries - Gibraltar

Europa Pass gun batteries - Gibraltar
Vintage 19th century photograph: Europa Pass gun batteries - a group of artillery batteries in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar

Background imageBatteries Collection: Advertising signs on shops in Hartfield, East Sussex

Advertising signs on shops in Hartfield, East Sussex
Advertising signs outside shops in Hartfield, East Sussex. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBatteries Collection: Pneumatic machine and batteries

Pneumatic machine and batteries
Pneumatic machine 3, and batteries 1, 2. Physique: Pile a auge, pile a colonnes, machine pneumatique. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imageBatteries Collection: Electric cab charging depot, Rue Cardinet, Paris, France

Electric cab charging depot, Rue Cardinet, Paris, France
Electric cab charging depot in the Rue Cardinet, Paris, France. Date: 1899

Background imageBatteries Collection: Electric cars, Clement factory, Levallois-Perret, Paris 1898

Electric cars, Clement factory, Levallois-Perret, Paris 1898
Electric cars being charged at the Clement factory, Levallois-Perret, Paris. Date: 1898

Background imageBatteries Collection: Three Angle Golden Bell battery Chinese advertising poster

Three Angle Golden Bell battery Chinese advertising poster. Long lasting and never leaks. Factory produced in Shanghai, China, c. 1940 Date: c. 1940

Background imageBatteries Collection: Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison
Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931), American inventor and businessman, who has been described as Americas greatest inventor

Background imageBatteries Collection: Burning of the Floating Batteries before Gibraltar

Burning of the Floating Batteries before Gibraltar - Siege of Gibraltar, 1782. 1782

Background imageBatteries Collection: Nuremberg Rally

Nuremberg Rally
The German army and air force combine to give a thrilling show at Zeppelin field using aircraft and anti-aircraft batteries. Date: 1939-1945

Background imageBatteries Collection: Men working in the batteries and dynamo machine room before going to print

Men working in the batteries and dynamo machine room before going to print. Date: 1881

Background imageBatteries Collection: French and British Warships bombard the Russian port of Odessa

French and British Warships bombard the Russian port of Odessa : the French steamer Vauban is set afire by red-hot shot fired from the Russian batteries Date: 22 April 1854

Background imageBatteries Collection: BOMBARDMENT OF SANTIAGO The Eastern Squadron bombards the Spanish batteries Date

BOMBARDMENT OF SANTIAGO The Eastern Squadron bombards the Spanish batteries Date: 6 June 1898

Background imageBatteries Collection: ELECTRIC CAB. LONDON

ELECTRIC CAB. LONDON
An electric cab, London : it has to return to the depot to recharge its batteries from time to time, but is smooth- running, very quiet and environmentally friendly ! Date: 1897

Background imageBatteries Collection: PRIESTLEYS BATTERY

PRIESTLEYS BATTERY 64-cell electro-chemical battery, invented by Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), English clergyman and chemist. Date: 1810

Background imageBatteries Collection: FRENCH ELECTRIC BATTERY

FRENCH ELECTRIC BATTERY
Batterie electrique - an early French model Date: circa 1830

Background imageBatteries Collection: NAVAL BATTLE

NAVAL BATTLE
PARAGUAY-BRAZIL WAR Naval action : Brazilian monitors force a passage past the Paraguayan batteries at Tebicuary Date: 1868

Background imageBatteries Collection: Europa Pass Batteries, Gibraltar

Europa Pass Batteries, Gibraltar
Entrance to the Europa Pass Batteries - a group of artillery batteries in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. circa 1910s

Background imageBatteries Collection: Advert for Portable hand-held electric lights 1902

Advert for Portable hand-held electric lights 1902
A selection of Christmas portable electrical presents. 1902

Background imageBatteries Collection: Electricity / Daniell Cell

Electricity / Daniell Cell
DANIELL CELL Invented in 1836 by John- Frederic Daniell, English chemist and physicist, using zinc and copper

Background imageBatteries Collection: 1857 Mutiny / Sappers

1857 Mutiny / Sappers
Sappers working in the batteries at Lucknow. Date: 1857 - 1858

Background imageBatteries Collection: India / Mutiny / Badle-Serai

India / Mutiny / Badle-Serai
Storming the batteries at Badle-Serai Date: 1857

Background imageBatteries Collection: Advertisement, Ever Ready Batteries

Advertisement, Ever Ready Batteries. 1955

Background imageBatteries Collection: Service station, Wendover, Utah-Nevada, USA

Service station, Wendover, Utah-Nevada, USA
State Line Service Station at Wendover, on the border between Utah and Nevada, USA. Date: 1950s

Background imageBatteries Collection: Kite Balloon Observers under fire

Kite Balloon Observers under fire
Victors by telephone: Our kite-balloon observers under fire. Two kite balloon observers on the Western Front relay information by telephone to the British batteries below about the position of enemy

Background imageBatteries Collection: WW1

WW1 - A scene of Dover at night as its searchlights discover two German submarines at the entrance of the harbour. The English Batteries opened fire on the water from the eastern forts

Background imageBatteries Collection: China - Taku Fort

China - Taku Fort
Lantern slide of a Taku Fort. The Taku Forts or Dagu Forts ( Taku batteries ), also called the Peiho Forts are located by the Hai River (Peiho River) estuary, in Tanggu District

Background imageBatteries Collection: Indian battery gun squad during World War I

Indian battery gun squad during World War I
Indian soldiers under General Smuts in the East African campaign during the First World War. Date: 1916

Background imageBatteries Collection: WWI embroidered silk - South African Heavy Artillery

WWI embroidered silk - South African Heavy Artillery
A First World War embroidered silk with the emblem of the South African Heavy Artillery. The Heavy Artillery Batteries consisted of six Heavy Siege Batteries

Background imageBatteries Collection: German 42cm guns bombarding Antwerp

German 42cm guns bombarding Antwerp
German 42cm guns and Austrian howitzers bombarding Antwerp in autumn 1914. 1914

Background imageBatteries Collection: Warship with guided missiles by G. H. Davis

Warship with guided missiles by G. H. Davis
The shape of ships to come: a warship armed with guided missiles and protected against radioactivity. An artists impression of a battleship of the future

Background imageBatteries Collection: Advert for Portable hand-held lamps and torch 1902

Advert for Portable hand-held lamps and torch 1902
No wires, no liquids, no acid and no danger, portable hand-held battery operated lamp and torch. 1902

Background imageBatteries Collection: Siege of Gibraltar - 3

Siege of Gibraltar - 3
The Spanish and French besiege Gibraltar 1779 to 1783 : general Eliott directs the artillery towards the floating batteries of the enemy. Date: 13 September 1782

Background imageBatteries Collection: Georgia - Batumi - Demolished Artillery Battery

Georgia - Batumi - Demolished Artillery Battery Date: circa 1920



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