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Development Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 238 pictures in our Development collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


A Calculating machine Featured Print

A Calculating machine

The control panel of the automatic sequence-controlled calculating machine at Manchester University; showing the monitor cathode-ray tube with Dr. T. Kilburn (left) and Professor F. C. Williams (right), inventor of the memory storage system. Williams became Professor Electrical Engineering at Manchester in 1946 is chiefly known for his development of the Williams tube, the first successful electrostatic random access memory for the digital computer. This enabled him, along with Kilburn, to operate the world's first stored-program computer in June 1948.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Hjorth's electro-magnetic motive engine Featured Print

Hjorth's electro-magnetic motive engine

Sketch of the Danish inventor Hjorth's electro-magnetic motive engine. The motor was a significant development from earlier electro-magnetic engines, as it eliminated the electric spark that produced a destroying effect on conducting metals. This in turn broke the current, which had previously been a problem in engines of this type.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Sir Henry Cole, English civil servant and administrator Featured Print

Sir Henry Cole, English civil servant and administrator

Sir Henry Cole, English civil servant and inventor. He used a pseudonym, Felix Summerly, for design work and children's books. He organised a number of international exhibitions, including the Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851, and was involved in the development of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Royal College of Art, the Royal College of Music and Imperial College London. He was knighted in 1875. He is caricatured here as King Cole, a frequent nickname used for him by the press.

© Mary Evans Picture Library