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Factories Collection

Background imageFactories Collection: Wallsend, Tyneside

Wallsend, Tyneside
Houses and factories with cranes on the skyline in Wallsend, Tyneside

Background imageFactories Collection: German propaganda poster, WW1

German propaganda poster, WW1
German propaganda poster, encouraging women to work in the Home Army during the First World War, for example by working in munitions factories to make grenades for soldiers to use. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageFactories Collection: Advert, Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Kirkcaldy

Advert, Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Kirkcaldy
Advert for Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Manufacturers of Floor Cloth, Linoleum and Cork Carpet, Kirkcaldy, Scotland. 1905

Background imageFactories Collection: Mixing treated asbestos fibre, Heath Robinson machine

Mixing treated asbestos fibre, Heath Robinson machine
Efficient plant for the successful mixing of treated asbestos fibre with cement. A drawing done by William Heath Robinson for Turners Asbestos Cement Co

Background imageFactories Collection: Patent double action grinder for asbestos by Heath Robinson

Patent double action grinder for asbestos by Heath Robinson
A patent double-action grinder for mashing asbestos fibre - a drawing done for Turners Asbestos Cement Co by William Heath Robinson, renowned for his machines and convoluted contraptions. Date: c.1925

Background imageFactories Collection: Bryant and May Match Factory

Bryant and May Match Factory
Girls feeding a machine at the Bryant & May match factory, in Bow, East London, at the time a tax on matches was being discussed in the budget. Date: 1916

Background imageFactories Collection: Bryant & May Matchworks

Bryant & May Matchworks
Bryant & Mays match factory, Fairfield Works. Date: 1878

Background imageFactories Collection: Iron Works / Corby / Photo

Iron Works / Corby / Photo
Smoke billowing out of the Iron Works, Corby, Northamptonshire

Background imageFactories Collection: The Ovaltine Factory and Farms, Kings Langley

The Ovaltine Factory and Farms, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageFactories Collection: Wilkinson Yarn factory

Wilkinson Yarn factory at Copley Mills, Stalybridge, 1908 Date: 1908

Background imageFactories Collection: Overtime at a Christmas cracker factory by William Heath Rob

Overtime at a Christmas cracker factory by William Heath Rob
Colour illustration by William Heath Robinson depicting one of his usual contraptions designed to solve the increase in demand for Christmas crackers during the forthcoming festive season

Background imageFactories Collection: Arkwrights Mill / Derby

Arkwrights Mill / Derby
An exterior view of Arkwrights Cotton Mill, Cromford, Derby

Background imageFactories Collection: Women of Britain - World War Two poster

Women of Britain - World War Two poster
World War Two poster encouraging the women of Britain to answer the call and go and work in the munitions factories

Background imageFactories Collection: Cadburys advertisement, 1954

Cadburys advertisement, 1954
Advert for the Birmingham confectionary firm, Cadburys showing a young couple taking a tour of the companys Factory in a Garden at Bournville

Background imageFactories Collection: Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania

Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania
As it became clear there would be no decisive swift victory for either side in World War I, the constant demand for munitions increased

Background imageFactories Collection: Cadburys / From Above

Cadburys / From Above
Cadbury s; a birds eye view of the Bournville Works and the workers homes

Background imageFactories Collection: Smoke of the Potteries

Smoke of the Potteries
The pall of smoke from the factories of the Potteries - the six towns of Staffordshire where the ceramic industry is located. Date: early 20th century

Background imageFactories Collection: Oldbury Factories

Oldbury Factories
A West Midlands town known for its manufacture of iron and steel tubes, chemical and engineering products - hence such an out put of smoke !

Background imageFactories Collection: Factory Workers 1930S

Factory Workers 1930S
Factory workers leaving the engineering and ship repairing factories of R. & H. Green and Silley Weir Ltd

Background imageFactories Collection: Redmayne & Isherwood

Redmayne & Isherwood
Redmayne and Isherwood, cotton and engine waste, Blackburn. Date: 1920

Background imageFactories Collection: Cotton Dye Works

Cotton Dye Works
Empire Marketing Board 1927-1933 poster, Cotton Dye Works Date: 1927-1933

Background imageFactories Collection: Saltaire / Exterior View

Saltaire / Exterior View
SALTAIRE WORKS - exterior view

Background imageFactories Collection: Industry / Burton on Trent

Industry / Burton on Trent
The industrial landscape at Burton on Trent

Background imageFactories Collection: Factory at Paisley

Factory at Paisley
Bird s-eye view of Messrs J and J Clarks Anchor Thread works at Paisley, 11 km west of Glasgow, Scotland. They are still Britains leading threadmakers

Background imageFactories Collection: Power Loom Weaving

Power Loom Weaving
Interior of cotton mill in Lancashire: power loom weaving- man and woman tend machine

Background imageFactories Collection: Industrial Landscape

Industrial Landscape
Factory smoke at Dowlais, South Wales

Background imageFactories Collection: Women workers, World War I

Women workers, World War I
British women aeroplane workers in the Midlands, acetylene welding frame lugs for planes during World War I

Background imageFactories Collection: Singer Factory / Postcard

Singer Factory / Postcard
Workers leaving the Singer factory, makers of the famous sewing machine

Background imageFactories Collection: Saltaire / Exterior View

Saltaire / Exterior View
SALTAIRE WORKS - exterior view

Background imageFactories Collection: Street fighting in Stalingrad

Street fighting in Stalingrad
Photograph: Street fighting in Stalingrad. A picture from Axis sources shows German soldiers, glad of the shelter of a crater in a Stalingrad street

Background imageFactories Collection: Advert for Redcliffe Crown Galvanized Iron 1888

Advert for Redcliffe Crown Galvanized Iron 1888
Advertisement in a trade book for 1888, Redcliffe Crown, galvanized corrugated iron sheets for roofs. 1888

Background imageFactories Collection: Women workers, World War I

Women workers, World War I
Women workers packing fuse heads in the Coventry Ordnance Works during World War I

Background imageFactories Collection: Patriotic poster, Buy British, keep the home fires burning

Patriotic poster, Buy British, keep the home fires burning
Patriotic poster, Buy British campaign -- Buy British and keep the home fires burning. Part of a government campaign to tackle a balance of payments crisis

Background imageFactories Collection: The Hudson Motor Company - Detroit, Michigan, USA

The Hudson Motor Company - Detroit, Michigan, USA. Date: 1910s

Background imageFactories Collection: Lloyd Georges Munition Girls

Lloyd Georges Munition Girls
Front cover of a book describing womens experiences in a munitions factory during the First World War with a detailed account by an anonymous female shell-maker

Background imageFactories Collection: RAF workshops WWII

RAF workshops WWII
A man working on a lathe in an RAF aircraft workshop during World War II

Background imageFactories Collection: Industrial panorama, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, early 1900s

Industrial panorama, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, early 1900s

Background imageFactories Collection: A northern mill town in England, early 1900s

A northern mill town in England, early 1900s

Background imageFactories Collection: Lancashire Spinning Mill Victorian period

Lancashire Spinning Mill Victorian period

Background imageFactories Collection: Advert, Victoria Cycle Company, Dennistoun, Glasgow

Advert, Victoria Cycle Company, Dennistoun, Glasgow
Advert for the Victoria Cycle Company Limited, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland, manufacturer of motorcycles and bicycles. 1905

Background imageFactories Collection: Adverts, five Scottish businesses

Adverts, five Scottish businesses
Adverts for R E Walker, Reid & Co Limited, Albany Works, Dunfermline, Inglis & Co, textile manufacturers, Dunfermline, Andrew Reid & Co, Pilmuir Works, Dunfermline, Hay and Robertson

Background imageFactories Collection: General view of Dundee, Scotland

General view of Dundee, Scotland, showing numerous factories and tall chimneys. Date: 20th century

Background imageFactories Collection: Etruria Factories

Etruria Factories
General industrial view of Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, England. It was here that Josiah Wedgwood opened his famous pottery factory in 1769, which closed in 1950 Date: 1960s

Background imageFactories Collection: Plum Bottling / France

Plum Bottling / France
Charles Clarks plum bottling factory, Bordeaux

Background imageFactories Collection: Thomas Lombes / Silk Mill

Thomas Lombes / Silk Mill
Sir Thomas Lombes Silk Mill, Derby

Background imageFactories Collection: GAF N-22S Searchmaster L VH-HTG

GAF N-22S Searchmaster L VH-HTG
Government Aircraft Factories N-22S Searchmaster L VH-HTG (msn N22S-160). Date: circa 1988

Background imageFactories Collection: Government Aircraft Factories N. 22B Nomad VH-UVE

Government Aircraft Factories N. 22B Nomad VH-UVE
Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) N.22B Nomad VH-UVE (msn N22B-133, RTAF - 46121), of the Royal Thai Air Force, before delivery. Date: 1982

Background imageFactories Collection: Advert, J & A D Grimond, Weavers and Spinners, Dundee

Advert, J & A D Grimond, Weavers and Spinners, Dundee
Advert for J & A D Grimond Ltd, Weavers and Spinners, Bow Bridge and Maxwelltown, Dundee, Scotland. 1905



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