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Demonstrates Collection

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Charcot & Asylum Patient

Charcot & Asylum Patient
UNE LECON CLINIQUE A LA SALPETRIERE J M Charcot demonstrates the symptoms of hysteria with a patient under hypnosis

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: VW Camper Van

VW Camper Van
A woman demonstrates how convenient it is to have ones breakfast in the Great Outdoors, with the marvellous VW Camper Caravan. Date: 1963

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Ww2 Gas Mask

Ww2 Gas Mask
A man demonstrates how to put on a gas mask

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Galileo Demonstrates

Galileo Demonstrates
GALILEO GALILEI demonstrates his astronomical theories to a monk who isn t at all sure that he wants to know

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Stanislawa Tomczyk demonstrates psychokinesis

Stanislawa Tomczyk demonstrates psychokinesis
Stanislawa Tomczyk, Polish medium, demonstrates psychokinesis while under hypnosis, to Ochorowicz, at Wisla, Poland, raising small objects. Date: 1909

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Carcel and his Lamp

Carcel and his Lamp
BERTRAND GUILLAUME CARCEL, French clockmaker, in 1800 demonstrates his oil lamp which incorporates wheels and pistons. Its a good lamp, but he dies in poverty

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Mediumship / Carancini

Mediumship / Carancini
Italian physical medium Francesco Carancini demonstrates table-lifting, though bound and seemingly in full light; he was however widely accused of trickery

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: George V Pillar Box

George V Pillar Box
An English postman in his uniform, demonstrates the knack of buying a book of stamps from a vending machine attached to a King George V pillar box

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Paranormal / Psychokinesis

Paranormal / Psychokinesis
STANISLAWA TOMCZYK Polish medium, demonstrates PK while under hypnosis, to Ochorowicz at Wisla, Poland, raising small objects

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Leicester Gataker, dowsing for water using his bare hands

Leicester Gataker, dowsing for water using his bare hands
Leicester Gataker, English professional water finder, demonstrates his abilities using bare hands. Date: 1903

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Public Laundry 1930S

Public Laundry 1930S
The supervisor of a public laundry demonstrates how to fold clothes properly to a group of young women. Date: early 1930s

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Chemist Demonstrates

Chemist Demonstrates

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Tomczyk Demonstates Pk

Tomczyk Demonstates Pk
Stanislawa Tomczyk - Polish medium - demonstrates PK whilst under hypnosis to Ochorowicz in Poland by raising small objects, in this case a little ball

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Vesalius Demonstrates

Vesalius Demonstrates
Vesalius demonstrating

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Boytons Water Show / Suit

Boytons Water Show / Suit
Captain Paul Boyton demonstrates his life-saving suit at the Worlds Water Show at Earls Court, London

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Electrolux Appliances

Electrolux Appliances
A housewife demonstrates some Electrolux products: a fridge, a water softener and a vacuum cleaner

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Electricity Ramsden

Electricity Ramsden
Jesse Ramsden of London demonstrates his improvement on Guerickes electric machine, replacing the sphere by a rotating disc

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Levitation / Zuccarini

Levitation / Zuccarini
ZUCCARINI, medium of Bologna, Italy, demonstrates levitation, rather unimpressively

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: John Logie Baird - demonstrates the first Television

John Logie Baird - demonstrates the first Television. Date: 1925

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Ethel Beenham, Harry Price's secretary, demonstrates how a skilful medium can perform any number

Ethel Beenham, Harry Price's secretary, demonstrates how a skilful medium can perform any number of psychic phenomena even though her hands and feet are tied. Date: 1930s ?

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: RAY GUN PROJECT - 2

RAY GUN PROJECT - 2
English inventor Grindell Matthews demonstrates his death- ray device on a small target Date: 1924

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: DEAF-DUMB SIGN LANGUAGE

DEAF-DUMB SIGN LANGUAGE
The Dumb Alphabet - a girl demonstrates the art of communicating with the deaf and dumb. Date: 1801

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: MENDING A CHAIR

MENDING A CHAIR
Gluing back loose or dislodged chair legs can be quite a straightforward task, as this practical woman demonstrates, using a brush and pot of glue. Date: 1930s

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: FRANCISQUE CROTTE / 1901

FRANCISQUE CROTTE / 1901
Francisque Crotte demonstrates his machine for curing tuberculosis Date: 1901

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: FRENCH BALLAD SELLER

FRENCH BALLAD SELLER
A French ballad seller demonstrates his work with the help of a young assistant. Date: 18th century

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: DALIBARD / STORM CLOUDS

DALIBARD / STORM CLOUDS
At Marly, lightning strikes as Dalibard demonstrates the presence of electricity in storm-clouds. Date: 10 May 1752

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: PAPIN AT MARBURG

PAPIN AT MARBURG
Papin demonstrates his pressure machine to the professors at Marburg. Date: circa 1680

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: NOLLET EXPERIMENT 7

NOLLET EXPERIMENT 7
The Abbe Nollet demonstrates the electrical conductivity of the human body to a fashionable Paris audience Date: circa 1750

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: LIPPERSHEY TELESCOPE

LIPPERSHEY TELESCOPE
Dutch astronomer Hans Lippershey demonstrates his optical device which anticipates the telescope Date: 1609

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Charcot and Asylum Patient

Charcot and Asylum Patient
UNE LECON CLINIQUE A LA SALPETRIERE J M Charcot demonstrates the symptoms of hysteria with a patient under hypnosis Date: 1887

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: The Duchess of York at the Abercynon Colliery, South Wales

The Duchess of York at the Abercynon Colliery, South Wales - she is being shown a Davy Safety lamp (and how it works) by one of the miners Date: 1933

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Gaye Muir Heals

Gaye Muir Heals
Psychic healer GAYE MUIR demonstrates her powers at Basel (Switzerland) Psi- Tage, 2 November 1984 Date: 1984

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Japan - Silk Industry - Weaving the silk on a loom

Japan - Silk Industry - Weaving the silk on a loom - seemingly at an exhibition. Date: circa 1909

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Cheesecloth

Cheesecloth
Ethel Beenham, Harry Prices secretary, demonstrates how a sheet of cheesecloth 2 metres by half a metre can be fitted into a deceiving mediums mouth or other orifice

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Soyers Field Kitchen

Soyers Field Kitchen
The celebrated chef Alexis Soyer demonstrates his field kitchen for camp and bivouac in the Crimea, to Lord Rokeby and general Pelissier

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: The Veteran - Chromolithograph

The Veteran - Chromolithograph
The Veteran. Chromolithograph, artist unknown, published, 1895 (c). An old man demonstrates his past military prowess to a Sergeant and some soldiers in their guardroom, 1895 (c)

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Drying baby after his bath

Drying baby after his bath
A mother dries her baby after his bath, using talcum powder and a powder puff

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Carving a Joint of Beef

Carving a Joint of Beef
A woman demonstrates how to carve a joint of roast beef. Date: 1950s

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Water Tricycle - 1

Water Tricycle - 1
Several inventors propose forms of water-tricycle. Frenchman Romanes-Rousseau demonstrates his project at Marseille, on a conveniently calm day. Date: 1880

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Maillots Kite

Maillots Kite
French experimenter Maillot demonstrates that a kite can be made which will lift a man off the ground. Date: 1886

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Classical Costume C. 1800

Classical Costume C. 1800
The clothing demonstrates a pronounced classical influence. A simple white gown, brown scarf, gold armlet & black ribbon at her neck. Her hair is dressed in curls. Date: circa 1800

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Mechanical Power 1827

Mechanical Power 1827
A machinist demonstrates the scale of the new industrial machinery as he operates a huge vice. Date: 1827

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Child with Spinning Top

Child with Spinning Top
A little, long-haired boy in a green suit and matching cap demonstrates his whip and top to a wide-eyed little girl in a big straw hat Date: Late nineteenth centuty

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Spirit Rapping

Spirit Rapping
Dr Schiff, of Paris, demonstrates how the so-called spirit rappings can be simulated by using the muscles of the leg Date: April 1859

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Mirville Demonstrates

Mirville Demonstrates
M de MIRVILLE renders a subject incapable of movement by hypnosis Date: 1860s

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Animal Magnetism / Faria

Animal Magnetism / Faria
L abbe FARIA demonstrates that the feats of the mesmerisers can be achieved just as readily by simple suggestion Date: 1825

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Paranormal: William S. Marriott simulates table lifting

Paranormal: William S. Marriott simulates table lifting
The British magician William S. Marriott exposes the practices of fraudulent spiritual mediums: Marriott demonstrates the art of table-lifting

Background imageDemonstrates Collection: Houdinis Seance Fraud

Houdinis Seance Fraud
Houdini demonstrates how luminous faces can be faked Date: 1925



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