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Extraction Collection

Background imageExtraction Collection: Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1910

Background imageExtraction Collection: Quincy Copper Mine, Hancock, Michigan - Shaft No. 2

Quincy Copper Mine, Hancock, Michigan - Shaft No. 2
Quincy No.2 mine shaft (with the old hoist house at right) at the Quincy Copper Mine, Hancock, Michigan. This amazing structure was eventually replaced with the steel structure at the site today

Background imageExtraction Collection: Industrial Revolution. England. Mining

Industrial Revolution. England. Mining. Nineteenth-century engraving

Background imageExtraction Collection: American Samoa - Pago Pago - production of copra

American Samoa - Pago Pago - production of copra
Pago Pago, Capital of American Samoa - the cultivation of Coconut palms (Cocos nucifera) for the production of copra, the dried flesh of the coconut

Background imageExtraction Collection: A veteran East Prussian Infantryman Frenkiel

A veteran East Prussian Infantryman Frenkiel (who won the Iron Cross) in his full service uniform - clearly of Polish extraction. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageExtraction Collection: A quaint street view in the village of Chipstead

A quaint street view in the village of Chipstead
Chipstead is near Sevenoaks in Kent. Nearby is a large lake created by gravel extraction. It is now used for swimming and sailing. Date: circa 1920

Background imageExtraction Collection: Dental or Mental? by William Heath Robinson

Dental or Mental? by William Heath Robinson
A suggested method of tooth-extraction with a primitive contraption. Date: 1924

Background imageExtraction Collection: Frys Cocoa and Chocolate, hydraulic presses

Frys Cocoa and Chocolate, hydraulic presses for extracting cocoa butter. 1893

Background imageExtraction Collection: Cartoon, John Bull with William Gladstone as dentist

Cartoon, John Bull with William Gladstone as dentist
Cartoon, John Bull with William Gladstone as a dentist who has just extracted an eleven million pound tooth - And this is what you call painless dentistry, is it, William? 1885

Background imageExtraction Collection: OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

Background imageExtraction Collection: Throwing peat into trailer during peat cutting, County Clare

Throwing peat into trailer during peat cutting, County Clare
Throwing peat into a trailer during peat cutting, County Clare, Ireland Date: 1992

Background imageExtraction Collection: Peat cutting shoe - 2

Peat cutting shoe - 2
Mr Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. Mr Allmark demonstrates a home-made peat cutting shoe

Background imageExtraction Collection: Industrial peat cutting

Industrial peat cutting, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire Date: 1990

Background imageExtraction Collection: Peat cutting shoe - 1

Peat cutting shoe - 1
Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. Mr Allmark demonstrates a home-made peat cutting shoe. First published The Sunday Correspondent Date: 1990

Background imageExtraction Collection: Peat cutter, Shropshire

Peat cutter, Shropshire
Mr Albert Allmark, cutting peat by traditional, sustainable methods, Wixhall Moss, Shropshire. He stands by a stack of cut peat with his pet dog. His old tractor is behind him

Background imageExtraction Collection: Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Central America - Drying Henequen

Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Central America - Drying Henequen. After extraction from the plant, henequen is processed as a textile in various forms to obtain a range of products for domestic

Background imageExtraction Collection: The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - South Africa

The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - South Africa
The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The company which was founded in 1887 by the German August Simmer and Scotsman John Jack

Background imageExtraction Collection: History of medicine. Dentist. Middle Ages. Satire. Engraving

History of medicine. Dentist. Middle Ages. Satire. Engraving
History of medicine. Dentist (barbers or general physicians). Middle Ages. Satire. Engraving of a collection of comic work. 12th century. Colored

Background imageExtraction Collection: Mining. Drilling with a jackhammer. Diorama. Deutsches Muse

Mining. Drilling with a jackhammer. Diorama. Deutsches Muse
History. Mining. Drilling with a jackhammer. Diorama. Deutsches Museum (Museum of Science and Technology). Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Diorama. Extraction of salt. Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

Diorama. Extraction of salt. Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland
Mining history. Diorama. Extraction of salt. Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland. In use since the 18th century. Deutches Museum. Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Section of an underground mine. Model of a team in the secon

Section of an underground mine. Model of a team in the second half of the nineteenth century. Scale 1:25. Manufactured in 1906. By R. Brown. Deutsches Museum (Museum of Science and Technology)

Background imageExtraction Collection: France. Women working inside of a coal mine. Drawing color

France. Women working inside of a coal mine. Drawing color
France. Women working inside of a coal mine. The moulineuses.Drawing color. 19th century

Background imageExtraction Collection: Dentist - The Tooth Drawer

Dentist - The Tooth Drawer. circa 19th century

Background imageExtraction Collection: A railway smoke catcher

A railway smoke catcher
Impression of a chimney designed to extract bothersome smoke from stationery steam engines in use at a station in Chicago. Date: 1932

Background imageExtraction Collection: Pre-Columbian art. Pre-Inca mummy (65 x 18 cm)

Pre-Columbian art. Pre-Inca mummy (65 x 18 cm). Extraction of bones and meat. Filling plant material. Conserved the skin, skull and teeth. From Ecuador. Private Collection

Background imageExtraction Collection: Sylvia Sidney - American actress

Sylvia Sidney - American actress
Sylvia Sidney (1910-1999) - American actress of Romanian extraction. Star of stage and screen - rose to prominence in the 1930s. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageExtraction Collection: Mining. Shaft sinking by hand with hammer and wedge. Diorama

Mining. Shaft sinking by hand with hammer and wedge. Diorama
History. Mining. Shaft sinking by hand with hammer and wedge. Diorama. Deutsches Museum(Museum of Science and Technology). Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Germany. Munich. Deutches Museum

Germany. Munich. Deutches Museum. Gallery of mine. Reproduction. Child walking inside

Background imageExtraction Collection: Mining. Surveying by the mines compass. Diorama

Mining. Surveying by the mines compass. Diorama. Deutsches Museum. Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Coal mine. Extraction of coal and transportation of minecard

Coal mine. Extraction of coal and transportation of minecard
History. Mining. coal mine. Extraction of coal and transportation by minecart. 19th century. Diorama. Deutsches Museum (Museum of Science and Technology). Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Room work in a potash mine. 1925

Room work in a potash mine. 1925
History. Mining. Room work in a potash mine. 1925. Deutches Museum. Munich. Germany

Background imageExtraction Collection: Mining. Coal mine with several floors. Colored engraving

Mining. Coal mine with several floors. Colored engraving
Economy. 19th century. Mining. Coal mine with several floors. Colored engraving. The Art of the Illustration, 1888

Background imageExtraction Collection: English miner and transport of coal mined

English miner and transport of coal mined
Industrial Revolution. Nineteenth century. English miner and transport of coal mined. Engraving after a watercolor (1814) by George Walker. Colored

Background imageExtraction Collection: Elissa Landi

Elissa Landi (1904 - 1948), Film actress of Austrian extraction, leading lady of the 1930s

Background imageExtraction Collection: Cartoon, Difficult extraction, WW1

Cartoon, Difficult extraction, WW1
Cartoon, Difficult extraction. French soldiers undertake some impromptu dental work for a colleague. Don t worry, old friend, we ll get them! Date: 1916

Background imageExtraction Collection: Surgical equipment for couching and the extraction

Surgical equipment for couching and the extraction of a cataract.. Surgical equipment for couching and the extraction of the cataract: Scarpas couching needle, Heys couching needle, Pelliers hook

Background imageExtraction Collection: Surgical equipment for the extraction of a cataract

Surgical equipment for the extraction of a cataract.. Surgical equipment for the extraction of the cataract and for the Fistula Lachrymalis: minute steel tenaculum, Clines instrument, scissors

Background imageExtraction Collection: Encyclopedia. Forges

Encyclopedia. Forges
Encyclop餩 e by Denis Diderot and Jean D Alembert (1751). Mineral extraction and transport. Etching. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia)

Background imageExtraction Collection: Firefighters with smoke extractor in drill yard

Firefighters with smoke extractor in drill yard
Firefighters with smoke extractor equipment in a drill yard

Background imageExtraction Collection: Water Extraction

Water Extraction
Roadworks for extracting water from high level sandy soil, Britain. Date: 1960s

Background imageExtraction Collection: France - Arcachon - Oyster Gatherer

France - Arcachon - Oyster Gatherer
A wonderful postcard photograph of a woman Oyster Gatherer (Parqueuse) from Arcachon in the Gironde department in southwestern France

Background imageExtraction Collection: Have a Pain-free Year - Danish New Years Card

Have a Pain-free Year - Danish New Years Card
Have a Pain-free Year - Humorous Danish New Years Card showing a Gent atop an early aeroplane approaching his victim with tooth-removal pliers. Date: 1905

Background imageExtraction Collection: Bee in Dominican amber

Bee in Dominican amber
A bee, Hymenoptera: Aculeata: Apidae trapped in Dominican amber. This specimen was used to attempt DNA extraction

Background imageExtraction Collection: Spiracles & gut from Dermatobia hominis

Spiracles & gut from Dermatobia hominis
Spiracles and gut from botfly larva (Dermatobia hominis) extracted in London. Photographed by Martin Hall

Background imageExtraction Collection: London Fire Brigade breakdown lorry rescuing a horse

London Fire Brigade breakdown lorry rescuing a horse
London firefighters extricating a horse from an excavation in Portland Place, London, using a special horse sling. The Brigades breakdown lorry is lifting the horse to safety using its crane and winch

Background imageExtraction Collection: LCC-LFB emergency tender at Lambeth fire station

LCC-LFB emergency tender at Lambeth fire station
Crew of an emergency tender demonstrating the range of equipment it carries including breathing apparatus, hot cutting equipment and a smoke extraction unit



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