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Craftsmen Gallery

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Choose from 89 pictures in our Craftsmen collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

LCC-LFB Vehicle and equipment workshops complex Featured Print

LCC-LFB Vehicle and equipment workshops complex

The Headquarters complex at Lambeth SE1 had extensive vehicle and equipment workshops. Maintenance, repair and restoration work could be undertaken by highly skilled mechanics and craftsmen. Ladders were built at the workshops, and hose and ropes cut and adapted to meet the Brigade's needs. Seen here is the vehicle repair workshop with appliances in varying stages of repair and maintenance

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

Chiswick Art Workers Guild making Cecil Aldin toys Featured Print

Chiswick Art Workers Guild making Cecil Aldin toys

At the toy-makers: a glimpse at Mr Aldin's works at Bedford Park. Members of the Chiswick Art Worker's Guild busily manufacturing Mr Aldin's toys. Toy rockers, handmade by artisans to the specifications of the well-known illustrator Cecil Aldin. The rockers were sold at Liberty, The Woodbury Gallery on Bond Street and Story's in Kensington. While Aldin designed the toys (along with nursery friezes and wallpapers, embroidery on clothes and ), his friend and neighbour in Bedford Park, Charles Ingham, oversaw the manufacturing and distribution. The profits from the toys Aldin told a reporter he was putting away for his children, Dudley and Gwendoline. Dudley was killed during the First World War. Date: 1903

© Mary Evans Picture Library

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital Featured Print

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital

A Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital. This ward was located in the Drawing Room of Quex House. Originally built as a small ballroom in 1883, this room had been redecorated and fitted with carved panels of Kashmir walnut surrounding textile decorated with embroideries from Chinese robes. The light fittings had walnut and beaten copper backs. These material were specially ordered from craftsmen in Kashmir. The hospital staff in the photograph are (left to right) Dr Harry Worthington, Medical Officer; Mary Holmes, Matron; Fanny Watson, VAD Nurse. Dr Worthington is attending to a patient/s wound. The photograph was one of a number commissioned by Major Powell-Cotton from AH Siminson, photographer of St Lawrence, Ramsgate. It bears his embossing stamp in the bottom right corner. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1917

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library