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Compartments Collection

Background imageCompartments Collection: Triplex Grate C Pattern

Triplex Grate C Pattern
The C-pattern TRIPLEX grate, with heated compartments above and to one side of the open fireplace which has a warming stand in front of it

Background imageCompartments Collection: Triplex Grate 1929

Triplex Grate 1929
The TRIPLEX grate, with heated compartments on either side of the open fireplace

Background imageCompartments Collection: White Star Line letter holder

White Star Line letter holder
A wooden letter holder with two compartments, with the words White Star Line printed in gilt on the front

Background imageCompartments Collection: Lithographic Plate of Arms

Lithographic Plate of Arms
A lithographic plate produced by Day and Sons, showing the arms of the Archiepiscopal See of York, together with those of the Episcopal See of Manchester

Background imageCompartments Collection: Christmas card in the shape of an open paintbox

Christmas card in the shape of an open paintbox, with brushes and a country scene. (3 of 3) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCompartments Collection: American advert for McCray Refrigerators - Snow White Opal Glass

American advert for McCray Refrigerators - Snow White Opal Glass. Food compartments with run an electric motor with nickel-plated trimmings lined with white opal glass

Background imageCompartments Collection: New railway carriage 1847

New railway carriage 1847
Sketch to show the improved railway carriage, construction by Adam of Fair Fields Works, for the North Woolwich Branch, with interiors for the first and second class compartments. Date: 1847

Background imageCompartments Collection: PICNIC HAMPER

PICNIC HAMPER
Neat and practical is the slogan for a well-ordered picnic hamper. This seasons gagets simplify matters - boiled egg cases and plates with sandwich compartments! Date: 7 June 1935

Background imageCompartments Collection: Compartment of Russian train

Compartment of Russian train
A first-class compartment at night on the Kiev-Odessa line. Date: 1864

Background imageCompartments Collection: Ship struck by a submarine-fired torpedo

Ship struck by a submarine-fired torpedo between the boiler and engine compartments. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCompartments Collection: The Super Chattanette Combination Grate

The Super Chattanette Combination Grate. Catalogue for Nicholls and Clarke Ltd. London. Manufacturers and Merchants of Building Materials. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Suffragette Arson Teddington

Suffragette Arson Teddington. Suffragette militants were blamed for an arson attack on a railway train at Teddington, Middlesex on 26th April 1913

Background imageCompartments Collection: Cross section of a German submarine by G. H. Davis

Cross section of a German submarine by G. H. Davis
The steel sharks of the German navy -- the ten compartments of a modern German submarine. Showing a cross section drawing of a U-boat a few feet below the surface -- the bow to the left

Background imageCompartments Collection: Palette-shaped Christmas card with an open paintbox

Palette-shaped Christmas card with an open paintbox and seaside scene. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCompartments Collection: The Meridian Combination Grate

The Meridian Combination Grate. Catalogue for Nicholls and Clarke Ltd. London. Manufacturers and Merchants of Building Materials. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Late 19th century train travel

Late 19th century train travel. Compartments/berths in a sleeping carriage, the dining car and first class seating

Background imageCompartments Collection: Knossos - Crete - Large storage jars

Knossos - Crete - Large storage jars
The excavations of Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos revealed a remarkable set of large Minoan storage jars, or pithoi. The compartments in the floor were for grain and produce

Background imageCompartments Collection: French Diligence Coach

French Diligence Coach
A diligence coach heading through a French town

Background imageCompartments Collection: Susi - with books and papers

Susi - with books and papers at a desk. 1950s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Susi - on a writing desk

Susi - on a writing desk
Susi - with papers on a writing desk. 1950s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Bloodhounds in compartments at a dog show

Bloodhounds in compartments at a dog show
Unusual Friends - bloodhounds in compartments at a dog show. 1950s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Two bloodhounds at a dog show

Two bloodhounds at a dog show
Unusual Friends - two bloodhounds at a dog show, waiting for their cue. 1950s

Background imageCompartments Collection: The Railways Reply to Increasing Road Competition

The Railways Reply to Increasing Road Competition
" For the first time in British railway history - sleeping compartments for 3rd class travellers: a sectional view of the new corridor " sleepers" on the L.N.E.R trains to

Background imageCompartments Collection: Christmas card in the shape of an open paintbox

Christmas card in the shape of an open paintbox, with brushes. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCompartments Collection: Homeward Bound - the Rush from the Riviera

Homeward Bound - the Rush from the Riviera
Travellers returning from the French Riviera on a crowded train in the Spring of 1910. Such was the exodus from the Cote d Azur

Background imageCompartments Collection: Juame Huguet (1412-1492). Moses. C. 1455

Juame Huguet (1412-1492). Moses. C. 1455
Juame Huguet (1412-1492). Catalan painter. Compartments from the back of predella with Moses. Tempera on wood. Around 1455. From Monastry church of St. Maria in Ripoll. Episcopal Museum of Vic

Background imageCompartments Collection: Large Minoan Strage Jar - Pithoi

Large Minoan Strage Jar - Pithoi
The excavations of Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos revealed a remarkable set of large Minoan storage jars, or pithoi. The compartments in the floor were for grain and produce

Background imageCompartments Collection: Greece - Palace of King Minos at Knossos

Greece - Palace of King Minos at Knossos
The excavations of Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos revealed a remarkable set of large Minoan storage jars, or pithoi. The compartments in the floor were for grain and produce

Background imageCompartments Collection: A Thermostatic Nurse

A Thermostatic Nurse
Illustrations of a Thermostatic Nurse, an invention by Mr Hearson. The tank was separated into two compartments; in the lower, a shallow tank of water was used to moisten and heat the air

Background imageCompartments Collection: Marriage of the Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William

Marriage of the Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William
Engraving of the wedding cake made for the wedding of Queen Victorias eldest daughter, Victoria ( Vicky ), the Princess Royal to Prince Frederick William of Prussia

Background imageCompartments Collection: The First Railway Motor-Coach in Britain, 1903

The First Railway Motor-Coach in Britain, 1903
Photograph of the first railway motor-coach in Britain, June 1903. The London and South-Western Railway were experimenting with motor-coaches for light suburban traffic

Background imageCompartments Collection: Triplex Kitchen Grate

Triplex Kitchen Grate
A kitchen, complete with Triplex grate, which has separate heating compartments

Background imageCompartments Collection: Sea-Sick below Deck

Sea-Sick below Deck
Bilious passengers try various postures in order to alleviate their symptoms. Some sleep, some hold their head over a piss-pot. Only the sailor is unaffected

Background imageCompartments Collection: Warship / 3rd Draught

Warship / 3rd Draught
Third Draught of a First Rate. A profile cross-section of a warship showing the layout of the sails, masts & rigging & including crows nests


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