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Lever Collection

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - a workers utopia

Port Sunlight - a workers utopia
Page from The Illustrated London News with photographs reporting on the model factory village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, near Birkenhead

Background imageLever Collection: A simple device for removing a wart

A simple device for removing a wart
Contrary to the title of this picture, a complicated and convoluted machine to help a sufferer remove a wart from his head

Background imageLever Collection: Main Office Entrance, Port Sunlight

Main Office Entrance, Port Sunlight. Port Sunlight is a garden village which was founded in 1888 by Lever to house his soap factory workers

Background imageLever Collection: William H Lever

William H Lever
WILLIAM HESKETH LEVER 1ST VISCOUNT LEVER-HULME English soap manufacturer; built (1888-89) model industrial village of Port Sunlight

Background imageLever Collection: The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLever Collection: Macmillan Bicycle

Macmillan Bicycle
Macmillans lever-driven bicycle is the first to be fitted with a drive mechanism of any kind

Background imageLever Collection: Railwayman - 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury

Railwayman - 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury
A railwayman walks across the tracks to the 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. First published The Daily Telegraph Date: 1991

Background imageLever Collection: Pocket watches and wristwatches 1929

Pocket watches and wristwatches 1929
A selection of pocket watches that register the minutes, seconds and fifth of seconds and a golfers pocket watch that has pure white metal case and also ladies wristwatches with lever moverment

Background imageLever Collection: Gentlemens pocket watches with lever movement 1929

Gentlemens pocket watches with lever movement 1929
Selection of gold gentlemens pocket watches, products for Harrods catalogue jewellery department. Date: 1929

Background imageLever Collection: Cover design, Progress, April 1927

Cover design, Progress, April 1927 - Lever Brothers magazine, mythological figure in Liverpool Date: 1927

Background imageLever Collection: Dead Mans Handle

Dead Mans Handle
A dead mans handle is a switch that is automatically operated in case the human operator becomes incapacitated. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageLever Collection: Lord Leverhulme

Lord Leverhulme
WILLIAM HESKETH LEVER, baron LEVERHULME Popular Irish Influential industrialist

Background imageLever Collection: Abandoned rural branch line signal box

Abandoned rural branch line signal box, Worcestershire, England. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageLever Collection: Macmillans Bicycle

Macmillans Bicycle
Kirkpatrick Macmillan and his early Dandy Horse bicycle

Background imageLever Collection: C17th Fire Engine / Dutch

C17th Fire Engine / Dutch
An early fire engine in use in Holland. The first flexible hose was invented by Jan van der Heijden in 1672 in the Netherlands, and a pre-cursor of this may be shown here

Background imageLever Collection: Air Rifles Ancient and Modern

Air Rifles Ancient and Modern, The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited Date: circa 1910

Background imageLever Collection: The 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire

The 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Date: 1991

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - Cheshire, Merseyside - Mens Social Club

Port Sunlight - Cheshire, Merseyside - Mens Social Club and Bowling Green. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLever Collection: A Parlour House, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

A Parlour House, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Cottage Hospital, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Cottage Hospital, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Park Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Park Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Wood Street, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Wood Street, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Greendale Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Greendale Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: The Bridge Inn, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

The Bridge Inn, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: New Chester Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

New Chester Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Shakespeare's House, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Shakespeare's House, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Bolton Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Bolton Road, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Hulme Hall (Girl's restaurant), Port Sunlight Village

Hulme Hall (Girl's restaurant), Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Bridge School, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Bridge School, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Primrose Hill old and new, Port Sunlight Village

Primrose Hill old and new, Port Sunlight Village, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Cutting soap into bars, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Cutting soap into bars, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Soap stacked for drying, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Soap stacked for drying, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Forewomen's room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Forewomen's room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Pan Room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Pan Room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Timber Warehouse, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Timber Warehouse, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Ladies rest room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Ladies rest room, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Dining room kitchen, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Dining room kitchen, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Automatic soap packing machines, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Automatic soap packing machines, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Rotary printing machine, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Rotary printing machine, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Railway despatch yard, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Railway despatch yard, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Steam engine, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Steam engine, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Barges laden with soap, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Barges laden with soap, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Pumping Station, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Pumping Station, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Warrington Sunlight Soap factory prior to moving

Warrington Sunlight Soap factory prior to moving to the Wirral Victorian period

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - soap stacked to dry - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - soap stacked to dry - early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - Electrotyping Department - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - Electrotyping Department - early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - Wharf and Docks - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - Wharf and Docks - early 1900s

Background imageLever Collection: Port Sunlight - The Office East Wing - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - The Office East Wing - early 1900s



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