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Choose from 136 pictures in our Lifts collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Holding up the R101 Featured Print

Holding up the R101

A member of the WAAC - the Women's Army Auxiliary Corp - holds up the R101 Airship, riding at her home mast at Cardington, Bedford. R101 was a British rigid airship completed in 1929 as part of the Imperial Airship Scheme. After initial flights and two enlargements to the lifting volume, it crashed on October 5, 1930, in France, during its maiden overseas voyage, killing 48 people. Amongst airship accidents of the 1930s, the loss of life surpassed the Hindenburg disaster of 1937, and was second only to that of the USS Akron crash of 1933. The demise of R101 effectively ended British employment of rigid airships

© Mary Evans Picture Library/TOM GILLMOR

HMS Pegasus alongside HMS Marlborough recovering seaplane Featured Print

HMS Pegasus alongside HMS Marlborough recovering seaplane

HMS Pegasus alongside HMS Marlborough recovering her seaplane (detailed on this card as "Her small child"!). HMS Marlborough was an Iron Duke-class battleship of the British Royal Navy, named in honour of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Built at Devonport Royal Dockyard between January 1912 and June 1914 and entered service just prior to First World War. Assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet after the war, Marlborough took part in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War (in the Black Sea 191920). She was also involved in the Greco-Turkish War. HMS Pegasus was an aircraft carrier/seaplane carrier bought by the Royal Navy in 1917 during the First World War. She was laid down in 1914 by John Brown & Company of Clydebank, Scotland as SS Stockholm for the Great Eastern Railway Company, but construction was suspended by the start of the war. She spent most of 1919 and 1920 supporting British intervention against the Bolsheviks in North Russia and the Black Sea. The ship remained with the Mediterranean Fleet until 1924. Date: 1923

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Paris, France - La Tour Eiffel, Otis Elevators Featured Print

Paris, France - La Tour Eiffel, Otis Elevators

Paris, France - La Tour Eiffel, Otis Elevators. The Otis elevator in the Eiffel Tower, built by the American Elevator Company. first view shows a car filled with fifty passengers with the front removed to show the interior. Figure B shows one leg of the Tower at the base, showing the actual incline. 1 marks the hydraulic cylinder, 2, the travelling multiplying pulleys, 2 stationary multiplying pulleys, 4, double landing-platform and 5 the ascending car, moving on trucks at angle shown to the first storey where, rounding a sharp curve, it continues on different angles to the second storey rising 420 ft in one minute. 6 shows the cables lifting the car and 6A the same cables returning to cylinder. The picture on the right is a general view of the 1000 foot tower, built as the centrepiece of the Paris International Exhibition in 1889 Date: 1889

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans