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Background imageMagnet Collection: Electrical Magnet appliances 1929

Electrical Magnet appliances 1929
Products from the Harrods catalogue electrical department, including Magnet, irons, kettles, shaving pot, milk sterilizer, coffee percolator, water boiler, toaster, griller and toaster, towel rail

Background imageMagnet Collection: Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation

Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation
A very rare photograph of a modified Super Constellation 145925, fitted with highly sensistive magnetometers. The aircraft was part of the TOP SECRET Project Magnet - a UFO Investigation run by

Background imageMagnet Collection: Armoured bayonet curler by W H Robinson

Armoured bayonet curler by W H Robinson
For rendering useless the sentrys arme blanche. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans 1915

Background imageMagnet Collection: Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' & Douglas C-47H 12423

Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' & Douglas C-47H 12423
United States Navy - Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' (msn 1049A-5506, ex PO-2W Warning Star), of VXN-8 for Project Magnet with the US Naval Oceanographic Office

Background imageMagnet Collection: Diagrams of magnets, magnetic fields, iron filings, etc

Diagrams of magnets, magnetic fields, iron filings, etc. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry from Abraham Rees Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, Longman, Hurst

Background imageMagnet Collection: Stanley Austin, author, assistant editor of The Magnet

Stanley Austin, author, assistant editor of The Magnet
Caricature of Stanley Austin, author, assistant editor of The Magnet, by Philippe Ledoux Date: circa 1930

Background imageMagnet Collection: Lockheed RP-3D Orion 158227 Paisano Tres (Project Magnet)

Lockheed RP-3D Orion 158227 Paisano Tres (Project Magnet)
United States Navy - Lockheed RP-3D-130-LO Orion 158227 Paisano Tres (msn 285A-5551), of the United States Naval Oceanographic Office. Project Magnet / Roadrunner'

Background imageMagnet Collection: Gambling Room at Monte Carlo 1908

Gambling Room at Monte Carlo 1908
Casino tables at Monte Carlo, people playing on the roulette wheel. Date: 1908

Background imageMagnet Collection: Poster, Pasquali Films, Turin

Poster, Pasquali Films, Turin, Attract The World. circa 1912

Background imageMagnet Collection: Diagrams of magnets, magnetic fields, magnetism

Diagrams of magnets, magnetic fields, magnetism experiments, etc. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry from Abraham Rees Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, Longman

Background imageMagnet Collection: Advert for Magnet Electric cleaner 1929

Advert for Magnet Electric cleaner 1929
Advertisement for a Magnet, vacuum clear, English made, guaranteed, well made and reliable. Date: 1929

Background imageMagnet Collection: Magnet with comic verse on a Christmas and New Year card

Magnet with comic verse on a Christmas and New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMagnet Collection: Science Jottings by Dr W. Heath Robinson II

Science Jottings by Dr W. Heath Robinson II
II Testing gold with the uncle magnet at the mint. Typically ridiculous invention by Heath Robinson showing men at the Royal Mint testing gold by holding a pawn brokers sign nearby. Date: 1909

Background imageMagnet Collection: Magnetic evitated train by Emile Bachelet 1914

Magnetic evitated train by Emile Bachelet 1914
Diagram for a magnetic evitated trains, primarily the invention is designed for the carrying of mail at the speed of 300 miles per hour

Background imageMagnet Collection: Chesterfield / 1962

Chesterfield / 1962
Chesterfield, Derbyshire: the crooked spire Date: 1962

Background imageMagnet Collection: Advert for Magnet household items 1929

Advert for Magnet household items 1929
Magnet, a wide variety of electrical gifts for Christmas. 1929

Background imageMagnet Collection: A Diagram of the Magnetic Observatory at Abinger Common

A Diagram of the Magnetic Observatory at Abinger Common
Inner workings of the new magnetic observatory at Abinger Common. 1927

Background imageMagnet Collection: The Ring Magnet

The Ring Magnet
The front cover of " The Sphere" magazine, 16 April 1927, featuring the latest innovation in eye-care. Factory workers suffering from metal filings flicked in to their eye can now have them

Background imageMagnet Collection: Atoms of which things are made

Atoms of which things are made
Sir William Braggs experiments in his opening lecture, concerning the Nature of Things delivered at the Royal Institution. Date: 1924

Background imageMagnet Collection: Cooke / Wheatstone Telegr

Cooke / Wheatstone Telegr
The discovery of current by Volta in 1800 and the electro- magnet in 1824, led to the invention of the magnetic telegraph. This is Cooke and Wheatstones 5-needle machine. Date: 1837

Background imageMagnet Collection: Magnet Electric Cleaner Advert, 1927

Magnet Electric Cleaner Advert, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageMagnet Collection: War-Time Economies Doing without Braces, WW1 Heath Robinson

War-Time Economies Doing without Braces, WW1 Heath Robinson
War-Time Economies - A Sensible Way of Doing Without Braces. Another ingenious idea from William Heath Robinson, who suggests a strong magnet as an alternative to braces in order to keep ones

Background imageMagnet Collection: Entertainers near Orleans cathedral, circa 1815

Entertainers near Orleans cathedral, circa 1815.. Handcolored copperplate engraving by M. S. from Benjamin Rotchs Manners and Customs of the French, London, Sotheran, 1893

Background imageMagnet Collection: Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal

Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal
Steel Cracker Ball released by electromagnet to crush scrap metal Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMagnet Collection: Suffragette Wild Women at Greyfriars Magnet Library

Suffragette Wild Women at Greyfriars Magnet Library. Suffragettes wreak havoc at Greyfriars School in a screamingly funny complete school story of Harry Wharton & Co

Background imageMagnet Collection: Magnetite

Magnetite (iron oxide) specimen from Piedmont, Italy. From the collections of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageMagnet Collection: Early use of the magnet

Early use of the magnet 1935

Background imageMagnet Collection: The pull of the Monroe magnet

The pull of the Monroe magnet. Illustration shows Uncle Sam, on the right, sitting with legs outstretched forming a magnet labeled United States Protectorates

Background imageMagnet Collection: The magnet

The magnet. Cartoon showing John Pierpont Morgan, with a large magnet in shape of money sign, drawing in paintings, suits of armor, and other objects. Date 1911

Background imageMagnet Collection: Lawn mower protector / W H Robinson

Lawn mower protector / W H Robinson
Magnetic device for protecting your mower from shrapnel on the lawn. Please note: Credit must appear as (c) Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library

Background imageMagnet Collection: A technician doing miniature work

A technician doing miniature work
A technician uses an unidentified instrument, incorporating a microscope and an electomagnetic circuit to work on very tiny electronic components. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageMagnet Collection: A New Winter Sports Attraction

A New Winter Sports Attraction
The New Magnetic Ski-de-luxe. Fitted with patent telescopic emergency brake, this invention is ideal for uphill work. Please note: Please note

Background imageMagnet Collection: Electro-magnet

Electro-magnet
A photograph showing well-known French surgeon, Professor Bergonie applying an electro-magnet to extract a shell splinter from a soldier during an operation at Grand-Lebrun hospital in Bordeaux

Background imageMagnet Collection: Chobham Camp & Victoria

Chobham Camp & Victoria
The camp at Chobham showing the arrival of Queen Victoria at Magnet Hill

Background imageMagnet Collection: Electro-Magnet / Cig Card

Electro-Magnet / Cig Card
Electro-magnet capable of lifting 46 tons

Background imageMagnet Collection: Four Types of Kc Spaniel

Four Types of Kc Spaniel
Four types of King Charles Clevedon Champions: Magnet - Tricolour Cadric - Ruby. Comus - Blenheim and Pharaoh - Black & Tan Owner: Mrs Lydia E Jenkins Date: circa 1900

Background imageMagnet Collection: First Magnet

First Magnet
THE FIRST MAGNET

Background imageMagnet Collection: William Iv / Magnet 1837

William Iv / Magnet 1837
WILLIAM IV KING OF ENGLAND in his coronation robes


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