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Grain Collection

Background imageGrain Collection: TS Arethusa, 1962

TS Arethusa, 1962
Photograph of the four-masted Training-Ship Arethusa, then used to train boys for the Royal and Merchant navies. Arethusa was launched in 1911

Background imageGrain Collection: Mitchells Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota, USA

Mitchells Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
Mitchells Corn Palace, The Worlds Only Corn Palace at Mitchell, South Dakota, USA. The card notes that this building is redecorated annually at a cost of $10

Background imageGrain Collection: Old Towngate - Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Old Towngate - Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Old Towngate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Holmfirth has become well known as the location of the situation comedy Last of the Summer Wine

Background imageGrain Collection: Wheat or bread wheat, Triticum vulgare

Wheat or bread wheat, Triticum vulgare. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by Walther Muller from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler, Germany, 1887

Background imageGrain Collection: Bass Brewery Mash-tub

Bass Brewery Mash-tub
Clearing King Edwards Mash-tub of Spent Grain at Basss Brewery, Burton-on-Trent. Edward VII had visited the Brewery in February 1902

Background imageGrain Collection: Spelt, buckwheat and rice

Spelt, buckwheat and rice
Cereals and grains: spelt or dinkled wheat, Triticum spelta 1, buckwheat, Fagopyrum esculentum 2, and rice, Oryza sativa 3

Background imageGrain Collection: Gold with black sands in a gold pan

Gold with black sands in a gold pan
Gold (Au) is an elemental metal. It occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks or as seen here, as grains in alluvial deposits

Background imageGrain Collection: Mitchells and Butlers Brewery Malting Floor

Mitchells and Butlers Brewery Malting Floor
The Malting Floor at the Mitchells and Butlers Cape Hill Brewery, Smethwick, West Midlands. Barley grain lies a foot deep on the floor for ten days, being constantly turned

Background imageGrain Collection: Friticum hordeiforme, wheat

Friticum hordeiforme, wheat
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageGrain Collection: Chilean Grain Seller

Chilean Grain Seller
Mote (grilled grain) is sold and eaten on the street

Background imageGrain Collection: Flour Mill 1930S

Flour Mill 1930S
A miller at work among the cogs and machinery of an old mill, crushing wheat grain to make flour. Date: 1930s

Background imageGrain Collection: Woman in ball gown of coral taffeta with silk ruffles

Woman in ball gown of coral taffeta with silk ruffles. Robe de bal en taffetas corail a volants de gaze de soie. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil) etching after an illustration by H

Background imageGrain Collection: Cereal grains

Cereal grains
Wheat, Triticum aestivum 1, rye, Secale cereale 2, barley, Hordeum distichon 3, and oats, Avena sativa 4. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Friedrich Johann Bertuchs Bilderbuch fur Kinder

Background imageGrain Collection: The Temporary Courthouse at Morant Bay

The Temporary Courthouse at Morant Bay
The temporary courthouse in Morant Bay in Jamaica. Soldiers stand guard at a gathering under a long gazebo, serving as a temporary courthouse. A stone grain store lies a little further away

Background imageGrain Collection: SS14 at Kingsnorth Airship Station on the Isle of Grain

SS14 at Kingsnorth Airship Station on the Isle of Grain, 23 March 1917

Background imageGrain Collection: Rostov on the Don River, Russia - Unloading grain

Rostov on the Don River, Russia - Unloading grain
Unloading of grain on the banks of the Don River - Rostov-on-Don - the administrative center of Rostov Oblast, Russia. Date: 1903

Background imageGrain Collection: Winnowing Grain, France

Winnowing Grain, France
WINNOWING GRAIN country girls of Beost

Background imageGrain Collection: Section of Chassigny meteorite

Section of Chassigny meteorite
Thin section of Chassigny in cross-polarized light, showing shocked and deformed olivine grains. The field of view is 3mm

Background imageGrain Collection: Erecting a grain silo using cranes

Erecting a grain silo using cranes at an exhibition in March 1965. Date: 1965

Background imageGrain Collection: LIVERPOOL DOCKS 1950S

LIVERPOOL DOCKS 1950S
A grain warehouse at the dockside, Liverpool, Merseyside. The lighter (barge) on the right is being unloaded by means of suction equipment. Date: 1950s

Background imageGrain Collection: Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container

Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container. Some very fine examples excavated from within the Minoan palace at Knossos on Crete. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGrain Collection: Mica schist

Mica schist is a rock resulting from the metamorphism of shale. Specimen originates from Grantown-on-Spey, Murrayshire

Background imageGrain Collection: Sorghum grass, great millet or milo, Sorghum bicolor

Sorghum grass, great millet or milo, Sorghum bicolor
Sorghum grass, great millet, durra, jowari or milo, Sorghum bicolor, Sorghum saccharatum, Sorgho a sucre. Handcoloured steel engraving by Oudet after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert

Background imageGrain Collection: Ergot of rye, Claviceps purpurea (Secale cornutum)

Ergot of rye, Claviceps purpurea (Secale cornutum). Handcoloured lithograph by Charlotte Caroline Sowerby from Edward Hamiltons Flora Homeopathica, Bailliere, London, 1852

Background imageGrain Collection: Rice, Oryza sativa

Rice, Oryza sativa. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Dr. Willibald Artus Hand-Atlas sammtlicher mediinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewachse, (Handbook of all medical-pharmaceutical plants), Jena, 1876

Background imageGrain Collection: Bronze Age settlement, Kazakhstan area

Bronze Age settlement, Kazakhstan area. A young woman sits on the ground, grinding grain in a stone mill. In the background are ancient houses, cattle and sheep. 3000-1200 BCE

Background imageGrain Collection: Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - CPR Yards, Grain Elevators

Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - CPR Yards, Grain Elevators
Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Yards, Grain Elevators. Date: circa 1907

Background imageGrain Collection: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Grain Exchange

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Grain Exchange - 156-160 Princess Street. Winnipegs 2nd Grain Exchange building from 1898-1908

Background imageGrain Collection: grain elevator fort william canada

grain elevator fort william canada

Background imageGrain Collection: Loading grain on the Prairies, Canada

Loading grain on the Prairies, Canada Date: early 1900s

Background imageGrain Collection: Loading grain on the Canadian Prairies, early 1900s

Loading grain on the Canadian Prairies, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageGrain Collection: Sailing boats carrying grain on the River Nile, Egypt

Sailing boats carrying grain on the River Nile, Egypt, Victorian period

Background imageGrain Collection: River Nile sailing boats loaded with grain, Egypt

River Nile sailing boats loaded with grain, Egypt

Background imageGrain Collection: RMS Mauretania - panel converted into fire screen

RMS Mauretania - panel converted into fire screen
RMS Mauretania - quarter veneered satinwood panel converted to take the form of a fire screen, pencil notations to reverse. 16 x 25 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageGrain Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. An early 20th century gold

Background imageGrain Collection: Spain, Castile-La Mancha, Toledo province. Consuegra

Spain, Castile-La Mancha, Toledo province. Consuegra. View of the Castle (stronghold of Knights of San Juan) and a windmill. Date: 2011

Background imageGrain Collection: Rose's Mill, Mt. Gilead, N. S. W

Rose's Mill, Mt. Gilead, N. S. W
An etching of Rose's Mill, located at Mount Gilead farm and homestead in New South Wales. The windmill was built by Thomas Rose

Background imageGrain Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Ni un gra de

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Ni un gra de blat perdut (Not even a lost grain). Poster of the General Direction of Agriculture of the Generalitat of Catalonia. SPAIN. Barcelona

Background imageGrain Collection: Pavilly, France - Concours de Musique - Place de la Halle

Pavilly, France - Concours de Musique - Place de la Halle (Halle aux Grains). Date: 1906

Background imageGrain Collection: Milling grain, Cairo, Egypt, c. 1880 s

Milling grain, Cairo, Egypt, c. 1880 s
Milling grain, Cairo, Egypt, c.1880 s

Background imageGrain Collection: c. 1890s New Zealand - harvesting corn in a 500 acre field

c. 1890s New Zealand - harvesting corn in a 500 acre field
c.1890s vintage photograph New Zealand - horses and reaping machines binders, harvesting corn in a 500 acre field

Background imageGrain Collection: Winnowing or cleaning tea or grain with fans, Japan

Winnowing or cleaning tea or grain with fans, Japan
19th century vintage photograph: Winnowing or cleaning tea or grain with fans, Japan

Background imageGrain Collection: c. 1900s - grain store and ship in dock, Chicago port

c. 1900s - grain store and ship in dock, Chicago port
c.1900s - grain store and ship in dock, Chicago port

Background imageGrain Collection: Common yellow-banded caecilian, Ichthyophis glutinosus

Common yellow-banded caecilian, Ichthyophis glutinosus
Ceylon caecilian or common yellow-banded caecilian Ichthyophis glutinosus, Caecilia viscosa Cecilia viscosa. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario

Background imageGrain Collection: Gravesend Sea School and Olivebank Barge

Gravesend Sea School and Olivebank Barge
A view of the Gravesend Sea School. Behind is the Olivebank Barge from Eriksons grain fleet. Date: early 1900s

Background imageGrain Collection: Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now Benin), West Africa

Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now Benin), West Africa
Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now the Republic of Benin), West Africa. Made of earthenware, it was peculiar to the Konkombwa people of Tschopowa

Background imageGrain Collection: Plate and jardiniere from Niderviller, France

Plate and jardiniere from Niderviller, France
Plate with trompe l oeil illustration of landscape pasted on wood grain, and flower pot or jardiniere with botanical decoration from Niderviller, Lorraine, France

Background imageGrain Collection: Grasses and grains

Grasses and grains including wheat, barley, oats, rice, corn, maize, papyrus, sugar, sorghum, bamboo, waterlily, etc. Lithograph from Lorenz Okens Universal Natural History



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