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Gorge Collection

Background imageGorge Collection: Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania
Entrance to Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania Date: circa 1950s

Background imageGorge Collection: Afghanistan / Khyber Pass

Afghanistan / Khyber Pass
Through the Khyber Pass by the North-Western Railway - the illustration shows the Al-Masjid Gorge

Background imageGorge Collection: Royal Gorge Bridge

Royal Gorge Bridge
The railway bridge over the Royal Gorge, Colorado : at the time of its construction, it is the highest bridge in the world

Background imageGorge Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon, Bristol

Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon, Bristol
Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon Gorge, Bristol. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Date: 1905

Background imageGorge Collection: Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)

Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)
Cast of the cranium of a young male of Paranthropus boisei discovered by Mary Leakey in 1959 at Olduvai Gorge. The specimen which is the Holotype of Zinjanthropus boisei (Leakey 1959)

Background imageGorge Collection: Stream of Charabancs

Stream of Charabancs
The popular pleasure of the charabanc ! - four in a row make their way through the Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - and there may be more to follow

Background imageGorge Collection: Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - even more spectacular with only a rough country road passing through it

Background imageGorge Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Avon Gorge, Clifton, Bristol

Avon Gorge, Clifton, Bristol - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge

Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge
Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge (designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel) over the River Avon Gorge - a paddlesteamer passes beneath. Date: 1936

Background imageGorge Collection: Australopithecine or Homo habilis foot (OH8) cast

Australopithecine or Homo habilis foot (OH8) cast
Cast of a near complete foot (OH 8) from an Australopthecus or Homo habilis discovered at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania by Louis Leakey in 1960. It dates back to 1.75 million years ago

Background imageGorge Collection: Niagara Falls Date: 1950

Niagara Falls Date: 1950

Background imageGorge Collection: Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Engineers at Ironbridge Gorge Museum - first railway loco

Engineers at Ironbridge Gorge Museum - first railway loco
Engineers at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum with a working replica of the first railway locomotive in the world, which was designed by Cornish engineer Richard Trevithick and built in Coalbroakdale

Background imageGorge Collection: Treffgarne Gorge, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Treffgarne Gorge, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
View of Treffgarne Gorge and River Cleddau at Nant Y Coy, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales, before the Great Western Railway line was built

Background imageGorge Collection: Clay pipes from Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire

Clay pipes from Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire
A selection of clay pipes found in the workshops of Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire - now The Broseley Pipe Museum Date: 1987

Background imageGorge Collection: Mr Ivor Southorn, at the Brosley Clay Pipe works

Mr Ivor Southorn, at the Brosley Clay Pipe works
Mr Ivor Southorn, whose great, great grandfather William Southorn started clay pipemaking on an industrial scale in Broseley, Shropshire

Background imageGorge Collection: King William II crossing the river at the Battle of

King William II crossing the river at the Battle of the Boyne, Ireland, 1 July 1690. Deposed Catholic King James II of England losing his wig and hat as he flees on horseback

Background imageGorge Collection: Japan - Poling a barge along the Hozu River

Japan - Poling a barge along the Hozu River
Japan - A brave boatman poling a barge solo along the Hozu River - a part of Katsura River in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGorge Collection: Cheddar Gorge, Victorian period

Cheddar Gorge, Victorian period

Background imageGorge Collection: Niagara Gorge Belt Line probably early 1900s

Niagara Gorge Belt Line probably early 1900s

Background imageGorge Collection: Niagara Gorge Belt Line tram, USA

Niagara Gorge Belt Line tram, USA

Background imageGorge Collection: Tasmania Launceston Cataract Gorge pre-1900

Tasmania Launceston Cataract Gorge pre-1900

Background imageGorge Collection: Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania

Background imageGorge Collection: Gorge of the Lutschine River, Grindelwald, Switzerland

Gorge of the Lutschine River, Grindelwald, Switzerland, Victorian period

Background imageGorge Collection: Bristol Suspension Bridge probably 1920s

Bristol Suspension Bridge probably 1920s

Background imageGorge Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, early 1900s

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, early 1900s

Background imageGorge Collection: Charabanc trips through Cheddar Gorge, early 1900s

Charabanc trips through Cheddar Gorge, early 1900s

Background imageGorge Collection: Pinnacles and Castle Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Pinnacles and Castle Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by artist Frank E Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageGorge Collection: Waterfall, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Waterfall, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by artist Frank E Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageGorge Collection: Cheddar Village and Lion Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Cheddar Village and Lion Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by artist Frank E Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageGorge Collection: Cascade and Cliff Hotel, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Cascade and Cliff Hotel, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageGorge Collection: Castle Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Castle Rock, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Pinnacle, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Pinnacle, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Cheddar Cliffs, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Cheddar Cliffs, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageGorge Collection: Idol in Red Idol Gorge, on the road to Gyantse, from a fascinating album which reveals new details

Idol in Red Idol Gorge, on the road to Gyantse, from a fascinating album which reveals new details on a little-known campaign in which a British military force brushed aside Tibetan defences to

Background imageGorge Collection: Modernist House, Sneyd Park, Bristol

Modernist House, Sneyd Park, Bristol
A photograph of the south elevation of a modernist house, which stands on high ground above Avon Gorge, by the Clifton suspension bridge, Sneyd Park, Bristol

Background imageGorge Collection: The Congo. Climbing a slope in the Mpagassa Gorge

The Congo. Climbing a slope in the Mpagassa Gorge
History of Africa. 19th century. Climbing a slope in the Mpagassa Gorge. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageGorge Collection: The Motor Picture Book, Through the Cheddar Gorge

The Motor Picture Book, Through the Cheddar Gorge Date: 1930

Background imageGorge Collection: Poster, Chamonix Valley, Diosaz Gorges

Poster, Chamonix Valley, Diosaz Gorges, Chamonix Valley, Servoz station Date: circa 1948

Background imageGorge Collection: Bristol - Cabot Tower and the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Bristol - Cabot Tower and the Clifton Suspension Bridge (viewed from the Observatory). Date: 1910

Background imageGorge Collection: Vintage 19th century / 1900 photograph: The Lorelei, also spelled Loreley in German

Vintage 19th century / 1900 photograph: The Lorelei, also spelled Loreley in German, is a 132 m high, steep slate rock on the right bank of the River Rhine in the Rhine Gorge at Sankt Goarshausen in

Background imageGorge Collection: Tamina Gorge, Pfaffers, Switzerland

Tamina Gorge, Pfaffers, Switzerland
Vintage 19th century photograph: Tamina Gorge, Pfaffers, Switzerland

Background imageGorge Collection: Narrow gorge with precipitous walkway, Italy

Narrow gorge with precipitous walkway, Italy
Narrow gorge with precipitous walkway, Northern Italy (1 of 2) Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGorge Collection: The Verdon Gorge, south-eastern France

The Verdon Gorge, south-eastern France
The Verdon Gorge (Gorges du Verdon), a river canyon located in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur region of south-eastern France. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGorge Collection: Niagara Falls - Illuminated in multi-colour at night - Oakes Garden Theatre

Niagara Falls - Illuminated in multi-colour at night - Oakes Garden Theatre. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGorge Collection: Photogravure, Donald Mennie, The Grandeur of the Gorges

Photogravure, Donald Mennie, The Grandeur of the Gorges
Photogravure from a photograph by Donald Mennie, from his book The Grandeur of the Gorges, published in China in 1926. He took the pictures during two trips on the upper Yangtze River in China

Background imageGorge Collection: 1920s China - boat in a Yangtze river gorge

1920s China - boat in a Yangtze river gorge by Donald Mennie



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