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Background imageBoiling Collection: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish Baroque painter. The Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Background imageBoiling Collection: Womens Institute activities during the First World War

Womens Institute activities during the First World War, making jam and wicker baskets to help with the war effort. 1915

Background imageBoiling Collection: Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron

Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron
Act IV, Scene I The witches in their cavern, gathered around the boiling cauldron; " in the poisn d entrails throw"

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advert for Cadburys cup chocolate

Advert for Cadburys cup chocolate
Hot Chololate instantly by simply shaking the soft flakes into a cup of boiling hot milk. 1930

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advertisement for Doctors China Tea by Gladys Peto, done in her characteristic

Advertisement for Doctors China Tea by Gladys Peto, done in her characteristic decorative style. Date: c.1924

Background imageBoiling Collection: Siege of a medieval castle

Siege of a medieval castle. Knights in armour, archers and soldiers on ladders storm a castle defended by soldiers throwing rocks and boiling oil

Background imageBoiling Collection: Frys Chocolates

Frys Chocolates
Advertisement for Frys Chocolate and Cocoa Manufactory in Bristol showing illustrations of the roasting room, boiling sugar, grinding chocolate, the pan room

Background imageBoiling Collection: Sir James Dewar / Cig Card

Sir James Dewar / Cig Card
SIR JAMES DEWAR Scottish chemist and physicist

Background imageBoiling Collection: Model Maid-Of-All-Work

Model Maid-Of-All-Work
The model maid of all work is kept busy in the scullery cleaning boots, boiling kettles and pans, and responding to the bells that are constantly rung for her

Background imageBoiling Collection: Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857

Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857
Eight miles from Swansea on the Loughor river, women gathering and preparing cockles for market. Date: 1857

Background imageBoiling Collection: Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand

Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand
View of the Te Tarata hot springs by Lake Rotomahana, North Island, New Zealand -- thermal springs with encrusted terraces

Background imageBoiling Collection: Brewery Boiling the Beer

Brewery Boiling the Beer
Boiling the beer in an American brewery

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling eggs at the Beppu Hot Springs, Japan

Boiling eggs at the Beppu Hot Springs, Japan
A sign advertising the option to boil an egg at the Beppu Hot Springs, Beppu, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1924, and is famous for its onsen (hot springs), which are regarded as sacred

Background imageBoiling Collection: Salt Workers Droitwich

Salt Workers Droitwich
Droitwich in Worcestershire was the centre of extensive works producing salt from brine. Conditions in the brine boiling sheds were arduous

Background imageBoiling Collection: Trades in Regency England: Ale-house, silk mill

Trades in Regency England: Ale-house, silk mill and stocking weaver. Customers drinking Burton ale outside a pub 49, workers dying and drying silk in a mill in Derby 50

Background imageBoiling Collection: Rattlesnake, hummingbirds and fireflies

Rattlesnake, hummingbirds and fireflies
The rattlesnake, Crotalus cerastes 55, Trochilinae hummingbirds 56 and man reading a book by the light of fireflies in a vial 57. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rev

Background imageBoiling Collection: Family of woodcutters in Austria, 1822

Family of woodcutters in Austria, 1822. The man stands with an axe, while his wife breastfeeds a child near a well. Familia dei Taalialeana nell Austria

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling a kettle by will power 1932

Boiling a kettle by will power 1932
Major Raymond Phillips with the apparatus, by which he claimed to cause an electrical gramophone or kettle to operate. The human body acted, he said, as an earth

Background imageBoiling Collection: The punishment for adultery in Guinea

The punishment for adultery in Guinea (Slave Coast). A man is roasted alive in front of his lover, who is tied in a pit and scalded with boiling water

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling pans and wringers for bleaching cloth, 18th century

Boiling pans and wringers for bleaching cloth, 18th century. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by John Farey from Abraham Rees Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts

Background imageBoiling Collection: Soapmaker cutting hardened soap with a copper

Soapmaker cutting hardened soap with a copper
Soap boiler making soap in a factory. A man stirs a vat of boiling fat and ley, while another cuts the hardened soap with a copper wire in wooden frames

Background imageBoiling Collection: People working in a soap and candle factory, south London

People working in a soap and candle factory, south London
People working in the B T & W Hawes soap and candle factory on the south bank of the River Thames in London, showing soap-boiling coppers. 1842

Background imageBoiling Collection: New York railway engineers at Borden Camp, WW1

New York railway engineers at Borden Camp, WW1
A company of New York railway engineers at Borden Camp, Hampshire, during the First World War, boiling dixies for tea. 1914-1918

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advert for H. W Johns, asbestos materials for roofing 1875

Advert for H. W Johns, asbestos materials for roofing 1875
Company based in New York, advertising asbestos roofing, used in roof coating, cement, paint, boiling felt and steam packing. 1875

Background imageBoiling Collection: Poster, Chart IV, Vitamin C in cabbage, WW2

Poster, Chart IV, Vitamin C in cabbage, WW2
Poster, Chart IV, Vitamin C in cabbage. 1940s

Background imageBoiling Collection: Old New Orleans Kitchen Date: 1950

Old New Orleans Kitchen Date: 1950

Background imageBoiling Collection: Cultivation in the West Indies 1849

Cultivation in the West Indies 1849
Interior of a sugar boiling house, Jamaica, West Indies. Date: 1849

Background imageBoiling Collection: Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand

Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand
View of the Te Tarata hot springs by Lake Rotomahana, North Island, New Zealand -- thermal springs with encrusted terraces. Date: circa 1866

Background imageBoiling Collection: Two women cooking - near mosque, Uchisar, Cappadocia, Turkey

Two women cooking - near mosque, Uchisar, Cappadocia, Turkey
Two Turkish women cook food over an open fire beneath the walls and minaret of a mosque in Uchisar, Cappadocia, Turkey Date: 1992

Background imageBoiling Collection: Curry shop, Delhi, India

Curry shop, Delhi, India
A chef squats by a huge cooking pot and cooks curry in an open air curry shop and restaurant in Old Delhi, India Date: 1987

Background imageBoiling Collection: Maori Women Boiling water in a hot pool - Rotorua

Maori Women Boiling water in a hot pool - Rotorua, New Zealand. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBoiling Collection: Hells Half Acre, Yellowstone, 1883

Hells Half Acre, Yellowstone, 1883
Engraving of Hells Half Acre ; the boiling, muddy springs of Yellowstone National Park, 1883

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling pot at Victoria Falls, Zambezi River

Boiling pot at Victoria Falls, Zambezi River
Victoria Falls, located about midway along the course of the Zambezi River, at the border between Zambia to the north and Zimbabwe to the south. Date: Circa 1910

Background imageBoiling Collection: Bulldogs Soup - I cannot eat it it smells of Boche

Bulldogs Soup - I cannot eat it it smells of Boche
La Soupe de chien - J peux pas manger. 硠 sent le Boche. Dogs Soup - I cannot eat. it smells of Boche !. A kilted Scottish soldier and a French sailor

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling Vats for Linen in the Bleaching Process

Boiling Vats for Linen in the Bleaching Process
Boiling Vats forLinen in the Bleaching Process - an interior view showing vats and steam in a spinning mill, in the linen process. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageBoiling Collection: City gent in a park

City gent in a park, using an ingenious water-boiling spirit-powered stove stored in his bowler hat -- an invention by Alistair McBride. The stove has sufficient fuel to boil three kettles per day

Background imageBoiling Collection: John the Evangelist. One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. En

John the Evangelist. One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. En
John the Evangelist. One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Traditionally, he is identified as the author of the Gospel of John

Background imageBoiling Collection: Owakudani - Hakone National Park, Japan - Boiling Waters

Owakudani - Hakone National Park, Japan - Boiling Waters
Owakudani ( Hell Valley ) - brave (or foolish!) tourists getting close to the boiling sulphuric volcanic springs at the Hakone National Park Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBoiling Collection: Caricature, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Charles H Ross

Caricature, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Charles H Ross
Caricature, Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915), popular English novelist, and Charles Henry Ross (1835-1897), English journalist, artist and novelist -- Fair Boiling-Down Fiction Trade

Background imageBoiling Collection: A Pot of Hot Tea

A Pot of Hot Tea
What could be nicer than a pot of hot tea served from your favourite kettle into a lovely china teapot with matching tea set? Date: 1930s

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advert for Alexander Clark breakfast dishes 1904

Advert for Alexander Clark breakfast dishes 1904
Single and double breakfast dishes, heated with boiling water. Date: 1904

Background imageBoiling Collection: Robins on a New Year card

Robins on a New Year card, preparing for a tea party. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBoiling Collection: The Empire Cookery Book - Advertisement for Electric Cookers

The Empire Cookery Book - Advertisement for Electric Cookers
The Empire Cookery Book - Advertisement promoting the benefits of an Electric Cooker. Date: 1920s

Background imageBoiling Collection: Illustration, White-Ear runs out of the kitchen

Illustration, White-Ear runs out of the kitchen
Illustration, White-Ear the fox runs out of the kitchen as a maid throws boiling water on him. Date: 1912

Background imageBoiling Collection: The enemy trying their tommy - scalders by W H Robinson

The enemy trying their tommy - scalders by W H Robinson
Humorous illustration showing more treacherous German ideas for making life difficult for British troops. Soldiers in the trenches are being scalded by Germans sending boiling hot water in kettles by

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advert for Freemans Turtlekon soup 1919

Advert for Freemans Turtlekon soup 1919
Turtlekon delicious real turtle soup. A cup of hot Turtlekon is a feast for an epicure - each little cube - ample for one person - provides in a highly concentrated form all the rich nourishment

Background imageBoiling Collection: Gipsy Cauldron

Gipsy Cauldron
Boiling something wrapped in a tea towel in a cauldron on a gipsy encampment at Penshurst, Kent, England. Date: 1973

Background imageBoiling Collection: Joseph Chamberlain as Mephistopheles boiling Radicals

Joseph Chamberlain as Mephistopheles boiling Radicals
The Radical Inferno. Joseph Chamberlain as Mephistopheles boiling his Radical political opponents (who were against his proposals for Tariff Reform) - including Henry Campbell-Bannerman (foreground)



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