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Diagrams Collection

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Building of Sydney Harbour Bridge by G. H. Davis

Building of Sydney Harbour Bridge by G. H. Davis
Series of diagrams depicting the construction of Sydney Harbour Bridge by ILN special artist, G. H. Davis. At the time of building

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Plan of ship SS Great Britain

Plan of ship SS Great Britain
Illustrations showing a side cutaway view and an overhead view of Brunel's steamship SS Great Britain, launched in 1843. Date: 1845

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram

Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram
The Three Magnets - Ebenezer Howards diagram illustrating the advantages of the garden city. Diagram from Ebenezer Howards To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898)

Background imageDiagrams Collection: New Reptile House at London Zoo by G H Davis

New Reptile House at London Zoo by G H Davis
A map of the newly opened reptile house in London Zoo, detailing the layout of the exhibits. It also features diagrams demonstrating several functions of the house

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Machine gun diagrams

Machine gun diagrams
Full page diagrams and illustration showing the workings of the Hotchkiss and Lewis machine-guns, used widely by the British army during World War I

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Hawker Hurricane Fighter, 1939

Hawker Hurricane Fighter, 1939
Diagram illustration of a British Hawker Hurricane Fighter, able to fly at a height of 35, 000 feet, with a 600 mile range and eight fixed Browning guns, firing 250 rounds in 10 seconds

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Safety Lamps / 1826

Safety Lamps / 1826
Diagrams showing the workings of Stephensons Lamp (1 - 4), and Davys Lamp (5, on the right)

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Victorian inventions in The Engineer

Victorian inventions in The Engineer
A page of patented engineering and industrial inventions from The Engineer magazine, 1856. Date: 1856

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Anatomy / Various Parts

Anatomy / Various Parts
Diagrams of various organs, the skull and human body

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Blodgetts Hearing Aid

Blodgetts Hearing Aid
Diagrams to show Blodgetts micro-audiphone hearing aid and how it is inserted into the ear

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Diagrams of the bones of hand and arm

Diagrams of the bones of hand and arm
Diagrams of the bones of the left arm and hand, showing the position of the radius and ulna when the thumb is turned inwards. The shoulder blade and part of the collar bone can also be seen

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Digestive Organs

Digestive Organs
Various diagrams depicting the digestive organs

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Ebenezer Howard - plan of garden city

Ebenezer Howard - plan of garden city
Ebenezer Howards plan of a garden city. Date: 1898

Background imageDiagrams Collection: A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101

A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101
A flying " hotel" : the remarkable passenger quarters in Britains new giant airship, R101. The worlds largest airship

Background imageDiagrams Collection: RMS Transvaal Castle by G. H. Davis

RMS Transvaal Castle by G. H. Davis
Detailed cross-section drawing of the new mailship for the Union-Castle fleet, R.M.S. Transvaal Castle, which made her maiden voyage from Southampton to South Africa on 18 January 1962

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Model of the Queen Mary by G. H. Davis

Model of the Queen Mary by G. H. Davis
Advertisement for the unique take to pieces coloured model of the luxury passenger liner, RMS Queen Mary designed by Illustrated London News artist, G. H. Davis

Background imageDiagrams Collection: How submarines fire torpedoes, 1939

How submarines fire torpedoes, 1939
Drawing to explain how a British submarines twelve torpedoes are fired. Here six torpoedoes are shown in their tubes, and a further six are in storage and have, when required

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Power and control in R101

Power and control in R101
The first diesel-engined airship: power and control in R101. Illustrations of some of the features of R101: a power car, the chart room, and mooring arrangements

Background imageDiagrams Collection: SURVEYING LEVELS

SURVEYING LEVELS
A whole selection of different surveying instruments, and diagrams relating to their specific uses. Date: 1810

Background imageDiagrams Collection: The Magnetron Valve by G. H. Davis

The Magnetron Valve by G. H. Davis
A set of diagrams demonstrating what a magnetron valve is, and why it is of such importance to radar. The magnetron valve was used in the Second World War to give Allied forces superior radars,

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Forceps and Bandages

Forceps and Bandages
A selection of medical appliances, including forceps and a hook to extract bullets (fig 8). Also bandage application diagrams

Background imageDiagrams Collection: First Court of the London Season at Buckingham Palace, 1922

First Court of the London Season at Buckingham Palace, 1922
A cut-away diagram of Buckingham Palace showing where the first court of the London Season, 1922. The entry for those attending Court was by way of the West Portico entrance

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Cross section of Titanic showing decks

Cross section of Titanic showing decks
Cross-section of the Titanic in dock at Southampton. The double bottom is shown in white; the seven decks from the bottom up are the swimming pool, baggage

Background imageDiagrams Collection: RMS Titanic, Thomas Andrews

RMS Titanic, Thomas Andrews
RMS TITANIC - THOMAS ANDREWS 1873-1912: Thomas Andrews was Titanic's chief designer and one of the heroes of the disaster

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Linking North and South London 1907

Linking North and South London 1907
Diagram showing the proposed method the County Council are going to link north London to south. Connecting by tramway tunnel beneath the Wellington Street approach to Waterloo Bridge. Date: 1907

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Britain's three Principal Bombing Aircraft 1940

Britain's three Principal Bombing Aircraft 1940
The Hampden, Wellington and Whitley of the bomber command, R.A.F. which were carrying out nightly raids over German-occupied territory. Date: December 1940

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Plan diagrams of a Maltese Galley. Date: 17th Century

Plan diagrams of a Maltese Galley. Date: 17th Century

Background imageDiagrams Collection: X-ray had proven useful in World War One, for locating bullets

X-ray had proven useful in World War One, for locating bullets and foreign bodies in wounded men and also detection of any contraband

Background imageDiagrams Collection: The Nature of Light - Sir William Braggs experiments

The Nature of Light - Sir William Braggs experiments
The Universe of Light: Factors in " A Fascinating Problem". The Nature of Light - The famous physicist Sir William Braggs experiments at his opening lecture at the Royal Institution - aimed

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Manual and sedentary workers, 1942

Manual and sedentary workers, 1942
Exercises for manual and sedentary war workers, 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageDiagrams Collection: New Ideas for using X-Rays for Medical use WWI

New Ideas for using X-Rays for Medical use WWI
Used in the British, French and Russian military hospitals the Kompact, apparatus, to find foreign bodies in wounded soldiers

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Diagrams showing air fighting techniques 1939

Diagrams showing air fighting techniques 1939
Set of diagrams detailing the techniques of fighter planes, taking into account their increased speed. Clatworthy shows the advantages of " dive

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Illuminated news bulletin and how it works

Illuminated news bulletin and how it works
The Newspaper of the Streets. The illuminated news bulletin which tells passer-by at night the latest news. Diagram by S. W

Background imageDiagrams Collection: How a railway train is propelled

How a railway train is propelled -- two diagrams of a locomotive engine, showing firebox, boiler, smoke box, steam chamber, cylinder and piston, safety valves, steam whistle and feed pipe. Date: 1841

Background imageDiagrams Collection: The Biggest Banquet Scotland Ever Saw

The Biggest Banquet Scotland Ever Saw
Diagrammatic drawing giving an impression of the huge quantities of food and drink transported from London by the firm J. Lyons to Aberdeen to cater for a great banquet given by Lord Strathcona to 2

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Air conditioning for the House of Commons by G. H. Davis

Air conditioning for the House of Commons by G. H. Davis
To cool the heads and warm the feet of our legislators: air-conditioning for the new House of Commons. Diagram by G. H. Davis in The Illustrated London News showing how a single switchboard operator

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Designs for a system of composite shipbuilding

Designs for a system of composite shipbuilding, recommended by Lloyds (class 66). By J.H. Cornish Date: 1867

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Diagram showing German air-dreadnought, zeppelin compared to a section of buildings in

Diagram showing German air-dreadnought, zeppelin compared to a section of buildings in Piccadilly London. Date: 1915

Background imageDiagrams Collection: MISCELLANEOUS LOCKS

MISCELLANEOUS LOCKS
A selection of lock systems and mechanisms. Date: 1797

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Man diving and swimming

Man diving and swimming
The Art of Diving and Swimming - various diving positions, various swimming strokes Date: circa 1900

Background imageDiagrams Collection: WATER WHEEL MECHANISMS

WATER WHEEL MECHANISMS
Diagrams to show how different designs of water wheel work Date: 1819

Background imageDiagrams Collection: REFUSE TREATMENT PLANT

REFUSE TREATMENT PLANT
French treatment plant for the rational disposal of urban waste : different materials are sorted and disposed of according to their nature Date: 1898

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Temporary Treatment of Bone Fractures

Temporary Treatment of Bone Fractures, including rifle used as a splint, cricket bat used as a splint, slings, triangular bandages, shawl caps, huntsmans whips used as splint

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Ebenezer Howard - plan of section of garden city

Ebenezer Howard - plan of section of garden city
Ebenezer Howards plan of a section of a garden city - ward and centre. Date: 1898

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Junkers G38, large German freight plane

Junkers G38, large German freight plane
Junkers G38, was a large German four-engined transport aircraft, designed to carry freight over long distances rather than a great number of persons. Date: 1930

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Cunard ships of increasing size by G. H. Davis

Cunard ships of increasing size by G. H. Davis
A diagram showing the advance in ship-building from the foundation of the Cunard Company from the 1840 Cunarder Britannia

Background imageDiagrams Collection: G. H. Davis, ILN diagrammatic artist

G. H. Davis, ILN diagrammatic artist
George Horace Davis (1881-1963), British artist who signed his pictures G.H. Davis, and illustrator for the Illustrated London News between 1923 and 1963

Background imageDiagrams Collection: Internal Organs / Diagrams

Internal Organs / Diagrams
Various diagrams depicting our internal organs



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