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Hardware Collection

Background imageHardware Collection: Fourth Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia, USA

Fourth Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Avenue (looking east), Huntington, West Virginia, USA. 1915

Background imageHardware Collection: Brazil - Street vendor in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil - Street vendor in Rio de Janeiro
Superb postcard from Brazil depicting Street vendor (seemingly specialising in pots, cans and pans) in Rio de Janeiro. He carries the majority of his wares in a large tin tub balanced on his head

Background imageHardware Collection: Tunisia - Arab Bazaar

Tunisia - Arab Bazaar
Tunisia - an Arab dealer sitting in his shop, surrounded by his wares (pretty much everything you can imagine) including drapes, rugs, pots, a stuffed baby crocodile, swords, guns

Background imageHardware Collection: Mays Stores / Shepherd Mkt

Mays Stores / Shepherd Mkt
Shepherd Market, Mayfair, previously the site of the May Fair from which the district takes its name. It was laid out in c.1735 by architect Edward Shepherd

Background imageHardware Collection: Nathaniel Bentley

Nathaniel Bentley
NATHANIEL BENTLEY : hardware merchant of Leadenhall Street, London; after his fiancee died on their wedding eve, he neglected his appearance, earning the name Dirty Dick

Background imageHardware Collection: 1st Avenue - Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada

1st Avenue - Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada
1st Avenue - Nipawin - a town in north-east Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Saskatchewan River portion of Tobin Lake. Date: 1950s

Background imageHardware Collection: Hardware shop in Islington, London

Hardware shop in Islington, London with very extensive stock. Proprietor stands at door. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageHardware Collection: Boeing YB-52 Stratofortress 49-0231

Boeing YB-52 Stratofortress 49-0231 (msn 16249). The second B-52, initially ordered as an XB-52 and made the first B-52 flight on 15 April 1952, due to XB-52 49-230 having a hydraulic snag

Background imageHardware Collection: Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, Lewisham, London

Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, Lewisham, London. Date: circa 1908

Background imageHardware Collection: Arab Street with small shops - Algiers, Algeria

Arab Street with small shops - Algiers, Algeria
Arab Street with small shops in the Kasbah of Algiers, Algeria. Date: circa 1904

Background imageHardware Collection: Springhill Corner, near Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Springhill Corner, near Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Springhill Corner, near Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England. Date: 1972

Background imageHardware Collection: Hardware store selling buckets and baskets, Japan

Hardware store selling buckets and baskets, Japan, late 19th century

Background imageHardware Collection: Hardware shop, Japan, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Hardware shop, Japan, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / FOOT-LATHE

TOOLS / FOOT-LATHE
Foot-operated lathe

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / LATHE / 1806

TOOLS / LATHE / 1806
Lathe for turning cylindrical poles Date: 1806

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / GIMLETS ETC / 1889

TOOLS / GIMLETS ETC / 1889
Various types of mallet, awl and gimlet Date: 1889

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / GAUGES ETC / 1889

TOOLS / GAUGES ETC / 1889
Various types of saw, gauge and screwdriver. Also included is a spirit level. Date: 1889

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / HAMMERS ETC / 1889

TOOLS / HAMMERS ETC / 1889
Various types of hammer and scythe Date: 1889

Background imageHardware Collection: TOOLS / CHISELS ETC / 1889

TOOLS / CHISELS ETC / 1889
Various types of chisel, knife and gouge Date: 1889

Background imageHardware Collection: WW2-era patriotic British postcard - Predictor, Height finder and 3. 7 Ack Ack (A. A

WW2-era patriotic British postcard - Predictor, Height finder and 3. 7 Ack Ack (A. A
WW2-era patriotic British postcard - Predictor, Height finder and 3.7 Ack Ack (A.A.) Gun. Date: circa 1945

Background imageHardware Collection: Flexible Metallic Tubing Shop - 112 Queen Victoria Street

Flexible Metallic Tubing Shop - 112 Queen Victoria Street, London. Flexible metallic tubing is seemingly a perfected substitute for rubber or canvas hose

Background imageHardware Collection: Page of Victorian adverts for household items 1888

Page of Victorian adverts for household items 1888
Selection page of Victorian household hardware items for everyday use. 1888

Background imageHardware Collection: Hardware Shop, Baghdad, Iraq

Hardware Shop, Baghdad, Iraq. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHardware Collection: Tunisia - Streetside Arab Hardware store

Tunisia - Streetside Arab Hardware store
Streetside Arab Grocer / hardware store in Tunis, Tunisia. Some of the items for sale include hand brushes, pots, jars, pans, baskets and rope

Background imageHardware Collection: Advert for W. Summerscales & Sons, Victorian items 1888

Advert for W. Summerscales & Sons, Victorian items 1888
General Engineers, Corey Lane Works and Phoenix Foundry, Keighley, England. Selection of items for interior and exterior use including, patent Sundale copying press, patent perfect washer

Background imageHardware Collection: Hardware store, Kingston, Jamaica, circa 1900

Hardware store, Kingston, Jamaica, circa 1900. Date: circa 1900

Background imageHardware Collection: Advert for Spiers & Ponds stores, oil lamps 1898

Advert for Spiers & Ponds stores, oil lamps 1898
Selection of Victorian oil lamps available from Spiers & Pond s, hardware department. 1898

Background imageHardware Collection: Man in an office with an Exidy Sorcerer computer

Man in an office with an Exidy Sorcerer computer and word processor. Date: circa late 1970s

Background imageHardware Collection: Street in San Angelo, Texas, USA

Street in San Angelo, Texas, USA, showing Concho Saddles, the Daily Standard, the Wylie Hardware Co, and the First National Bank. Date: circa 1904

Background imageHardware Collection: Young woman working at a computer in a solicitors office

Young woman working at a computer in a solicitors office. circa 1990

Background imageHardware Collection: Street scene, Pilot Point, Texas, USA

Street scene, Pilot Point, Texas, USA, with Farmers & Merchants Bank and various shops. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHardware Collection: Young woman outside hardware shop, Valencia, Spain

Young woman outside hardware shop, Valencia, Spain

Background imageHardware Collection: Chinese Hardware Store, Shanghai

Chinese Hardware Store, Shanghai. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHardware Collection: Parisian Street Hardware salesman - Paris, France

Parisian Street Hardware salesman - Paris, France. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHardware Collection: Gambettas Father

Gambettas Father
JOSEPH GAMBETTA, father of the statesman Leon. He kept a quincaillerie (hardware shop)in Cahors - we have a picture of it. Date: 1838

Background imageHardware Collection: Street view, Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA

Street view, Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Passaic Street, Passaic (looking east), Passaic County, New Jersey, USA, with M Pressbergers Boston Store on the right corner. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHardware Collection: R T Parkins shop, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

R T Parkins shop, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA, with Mr Parkin himself, the driver and a female assistant standing in the doorway, shortly before closing time. Date: 1909

Background imageHardware Collection: Main Street, Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

Main Street, Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
Aerial view of Main Street, Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA, looking south from the roof garden of the Citizens Bank building. Date: 1911

Background imageHardware Collection: Shops in Viborg, South Dakota, USA

Shops in Viborg, South Dakota, USA -- the Clyde A Keller drugstore and Olsen hardware store. Date: circa 1930

Background imageHardware Collection: First Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

First Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, with snow on the ground. circa 1905

Background imageHardware Collection: Advert for Verona metal furniture

Advert for Verona metal furniture
A woman plays piano in a 1920s living room with metal furniture from the Chicago Hardware Foundry Company Date: 1926

Background imageHardware Collection: Russian Credit Co. Hardware Store

Russian Credit Co. Hardware Store
Russian Peasants in a 1929 credit company hardware store. Date: 1929

Background imageHardware Collection: Alexis Hallette

Alexis Hallette
ALEXIS HALLETTE - French engineer / inventor : his workshops produced hardware from boats to carriages, his great claim to fame is in presses for oil / fruit juice. Date: 1788 - 1846

Background imageHardware Collection: A Street Hardware Stall, Japan

A Street Hardware Stall, Japan - selling a wide array of goods including scissors, tongs, trowels, pans, hinges and metal rods. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHardware Collection: Oriental Store - Jerusalem, Israel

Oriental Store - Jerusalem, Israel Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHardware Collection: Calor Gas Window display, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Calor Gas Window display, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
Window display promoting Calor Gas and other products at a hardware ironmongers shop in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. 1956

Background imageHardware Collection: Cairo - Brasswork Factory

Cairo - Brasswork Factory in the Khan el-Khalil Bazaar Date: circa 1903

Background imageHardware Collection: Turkish General Store

Turkish General Store
A Turkish general hardware store, selling jugs, pots, baskets, bags, rope, bowls, plates etc



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