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Background imageCrushing Collection: Boer War: Tweebosch

Boer War: Tweebosch
TWEEBOSCH De la Reys Boers inflict a crushing defeat on Methuens force, wounding and capturing the general and scoring a major tactical victory

Background imageCrushing Collection: Battle of Langport

Battle of Langport
BATTLE OF LANGPORT, Somerset The Parliament army under Fairfax delivers a crushing defeat to the Royalists under Goring

Background imageCrushing Collection: Flour Mill 1930S

Flour Mill 1930S
A miller at work among the cogs and machinery of an old mill, crushing wheat grain to make flour. Date: 1930s

Background imageCrushing Collection: War with Russia - 5

War with Russia - 5
The long-drawn out battle of the Vistula ends in a crushing defeat of the Red Army by the Poles, seen here posing later in the year with guns taken from the bolsheviks

Background imageCrushing Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - Sinking toy Russian Ships

Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - Sinking toy Russian Ships
A superb Russo-Japanese War propaganda postcard - Japanese children (in uniform) and a Geisha sink toy Russian Ships with blowpipes and darts at a fair

Background imageCrushing Collection: Lets Make em Holler Uncle - USA - WW2 Propaganda

Lets Make em Holler Uncle - USA - WW2 Propaganda
" Lets Make em Holler Uncle". The leader of the Axis powers crushed in Uncle Sams fist - USA - WW2 Propaganda Date: 1943

Background imageCrushing Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - We won against Battle Group 8

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - We won against Battle Group 8'. Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Load Barrows so as to Avoid Crushing

Load Barrows so as to Avoid Crushing
British Railway's staff information poster, designed by Frank Newbould, c.1950. This poster draws attention to correctly loading packages in order to avoid crushing or dropping packages

Background imageCrushing Collection: Advert, Turner's Oat Crushing and Bean Splitting Mill

Advert, Turner's Oat Crushing and Bean Splitting Mill, St Peter's Iron Works, Ipswich Date: 1856

Background imageCrushing Collection: Old Stone Crushing Mill

Old Stone Crushing Mill
An etching of an old stone crushing mill, with some workmen outside. Date: circa 1917

Background imageCrushing Collection: Grotesque caricature, The Lock-Out's a monster. Captioned, The Evil Genius Of Industrial Strife

Grotesque caricature, The Lock-Out's a monster. Captioned, The Evil Genius Of Industrial Strife, with description, The "lock-out" is presented to us incarnate, as a monster

Background imageCrushing Collection: CARLO ALBERTO DIES

CARLO ALBERTO DIES
Shortly after the crushing defeat of the Piedmontese at Novara, Carlo Alberto dies and is succeeded by Vittorio Emanuele. Date: March 1849

Background imageCrushing Collection: Tarpeia crushed to death by the Sabines

Tarpeia crushed to death by the Sabines
The legendary Tarpeia, having offered to betray Rome to the Sabines in return for gold, is crushed to death by their shields and thrown from the Tarpeian Rock. Date: 747 BC

Background imageCrushing Collection: Operatives crushing nitrate, Chile, South America

Operatives crushing nitrate, Chile, South America -- the end product is pure nitrate of soda, known as saltpetre. Date: 1922

Background imageCrushing Collection: Jamaican industry was struggling against fierce rivalry of production volumes from

Jamaican industry was struggling against fierce rivalry of production volumes from the great European Nations manufactures

Background imageCrushing Collection: Pressing house at Chateau D estournel 1871

Pressing house at Chateau D estournel 1871
Vintage of medoc: cuvier or pressing-house at Chateau D estournel. 1871

Background imageCrushing Collection: Crushing Device Date: 1880

Crushing Device Date: 1880

Background imageCrushing Collection: GOLD PANNING / NEW GRENADA

GOLD PANNING / NEW GRENADA
Indians in New Grenada search for gold. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCrushing Collection: Quartz crushing battery used during Australian gold rush

Quartz crushing battery used during Australian gold rush
The first quartz crushing battery, used during the Australian gold rush, located at the base of Black Hill, Ballarat, Victoria. The quartz had to be crushed in order to extract the nuggets of gold

Background imageCrushing Collection: Elephants pull steam roller & motors for Amir of Afghanistan

Elephants pull steam roller & motors for Amir of Afghanistan
The most remarkable caravan that ever entered Afghanistan - a steam roller and motors for the Ameer. Ten elephants sent to Chaman to convey a steam roller, a motor car

Background imageCrushing Collection: Boatmens Children - pounding rice - India

Boatmens Children - pounding rice - India Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Crushing Machines, Belleek Potteries

Crushing Machines, Belleek Potteries - an interior view of the crushing machines. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Fermanagh: Belleek). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Myanmar - Village Scene - preparing food

Myanmar - Village Scene - preparing food
Myanmar - Village Scene - preparing (pounding!) food using a large pestle and mortar Date: circa 1910

Background imageCrushing Collection: Alma / Zouaves

Alma / Zouaves
BATTLE OF ALMA The French zouaves raise their flag on the heights of Alma, a crushing victory which the Allies failed to follow up Date: 20 September 1854

Background imageCrushing Collection: Dutch Defeat Spanish

Dutch Defeat Spanish
Dutch under Mauritz von Nassau inflict crushing defeat on Spanish at Turnhout Date: 22nd August 1597

Background imageCrushing Collection: Sierra Leone - Making Palm Oil

Sierra Leone - Making Palm Oil - crushing the fruits to release the oil. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Bone crushing equipment

Bone crushing equipment
Bone-crushing equipment of the type used in workhouses in the early nineteenth century. The crushed bones were used as fertilizer

Background imageCrushing Collection: South Africa - Zulu Woman Crushing Maize

South Africa - Zulu Woman Crushing Maize
Zulu Woman Crushing Maize, Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Date: 1927

Background imageCrushing Collection: Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal

Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal
Steel Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Valentine admiration of emancipated woman

Valentine admiration of emancipated woman
The strong emancipated woman on a red heart Valentines Day see-saw, crushes the puppet-like little man as she rises. Date: 1910s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Pounding rice - Malabar region of Southern India

Pounding rice - Malabar region of Southern India
Sifting, sorting and pounding rice with a large pestle and mortar - Malabar region of southern India (lying between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrushing Collection: French encouraged to pour their gold into French WW1 effort

French encouraged to pour their gold into French WW1 effort
Dramatic patriotic postcard encouraging the French population to pour their gold into the French WW1 war effort or to exchange their gold at banks for real money to contribute. Date: 1915

Background imageCrushing Collection: WWI - National Loan Scheme from French Bank Societe Generale

WWI - National Loan Scheme from French Bank Societe Generale
By supporting the National Loan Scheme from French Bank Societe Generale, this card gives the distinct impression one was aiding the French war effort against Germany! Date: circa 1916

Background imageCrushing Collection: Indian Village Life - Separating Butter and Crushing Spices

Indian Village Life - Separating Butter and Crushing Spices. This is from the North West Frontier Province, then Northern India on the border with Afghanistan - now part of Pakistan

Background imageCrushing Collection: Figure-of-eight described by trochoidal plane

Figure-of-eight described by trochoidal plane. Hargrave Slide 24. Section of a flying machine strut that has stood a crushing strain of 360 pounds

Background imageCrushing Collection: Senegal - Food Preparation

Senegal - Food Preparation
Preparation of butter and the cooking and grinding of nuts in a Senegalese village Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrushing Collection: Picking grapes - Romania

Picking grapes - Romania
Picking and crushing (by hand) grapes from a vine in Romania. Date: 1914

Background imageCrushing Collection: Preparation of Palm Oil - Sierra Leone

Preparation of Palm Oil - Sierra Leone Date: circa 1904

Background imageCrushing Collection: Senegal, West Africa - preparing couscous

Senegal, West Africa - preparing couscous
A Senegalese woman crushing chickpeas to make couscous using a huge pestle and mortar and a young man from the Ouoloff tribe, Senegal. Date: circa 1903

Background imageCrushing Collection: Crushing bones, NIPRCC East Harling, Norfolk

Crushing bones, NIPRCC East Harling, Norfolk
Inmates crushing bones at the East Harling, Norfolk, branch of the National Institutions for Persons Requiring Care and Control

Background imageCrushing Collection: Vigra Gold Mine, Wales, 1862

Vigra Gold Mine, Wales, 1862
Engraving showing the crushing mill of Vigra gold mine, beside the Hirgwm river in North Wales, 1862. The waterwheel shown was about 60ft in diameter

Background imageCrushing Collection: Interior of a Gold Quartz Crushing Battery

Interior of a Gold Quartz Crushing Battery
Interior of a factory in the Thames gold-fields, New Zealand, where the process extracts gold from quartz

Background imageCrushing Collection: Gold in the Land of the Nile. Ancient Gold Crushing Mills

Gold in the Land of the Nile. Ancient Gold Crushing Mills
Gold mining was established in Ancient Egypt and there exist many ancient gold mine workings and these mills for crushing the ore

Background imageCrushing Collection: Alexander at Silvnica

Alexander at Silvnica
Prince Alexander of Bulgaria on the battlefield of Silvnica (aka Slivnitza) where his men will inflict a crushing defeat on the Serbs

Background imageCrushing Collection: America, The Chinese in San Francisco. Pulverising shrimps

America, The Chinese in San Francisco. Pulverising shrimps
Chinese in wide brimmed hats spreading shrimps with a rake for drying and crushing

Background imageCrushing Collection: Three Baseball Fans Enjoy the Highs and Lows of the Game, 19

Three Baseball Fans Enjoy the Highs and Lows of the Game, 19
Cartoon showing three spectators at a Baseball match enjoying the feeling of success (top image) and the crushing sense of defeat (bottom image)

Background imageCrushing Collection: Gold at Monte Rosa 4

Gold at Monte Rosa 4
Miners bring the excavated ore to the refinery for crushing and extraction

Background imageCrushing Collection: Radetsky after Novarara

Radetsky after Novarara
Austrian marshal Radetzky on the battlefield of Novara, after his men have inflicted a crushing defeat on the Piedmontese



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