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Maker Collection

Background imageMaker Collection: Workshop of a cooper (barrel maker)

Workshop of a cooper (barrel maker)
The workshop of a cooper or barrel maker, with examples of the finished product out in the street

Background imageMaker Collection: Transportable Ciderpress

Transportable Ciderpress
A transportable cider press in use at Pensford, Somerset South-west England) : the fruit is first ground in a mill, then crushed in a press to extract the cider

Background imageMaker Collection: Advertisement for linoleum manufacturers

Advertisement for linoleum manufacturers
An advertisement for M Nairn & Co, floor cloth and linoleum manufacturers of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, with premises also in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Paris. circa 1883

Background imageMaker Collection: London Trade Card - William Johnson, Wig Maker

London Trade Card - William Johnson, Wig Maker
London Trade Card - William Johnson, Peruke (Wig) Maker, in Castle Alley near Royal Exchange. Wigs for men and women. 18th century

Background imageMaker Collection: Various coopers tools

Various coopers tools
Various tools used by a cooper or barrel maker, including mallets, a hammer, a hatchet and a knife

Background imageMaker Collection: Hatter Circa 1850

Hatter Circa 1850
A London hatmaker blocks a gentlemans top hat : the body of the hat is made from rabbit fur, covered with beaver fur, and shaped according to the fashion of the day

Background imageMaker Collection: C17 Chair Maker / Woodcut

C17 Chair Maker / Woodcut
A furniture maker gives a chair a good caning

Background imageMaker Collection: C17 Rope Maker / Woodcut

C17 Rope Maker / Woodcut
Two cordwainers - rope makers - wind the twisted fibres

Background imageMaker Collection: Cider maker, Somerset, England

Cider maker, Somerset, England
A cider maker wearing a trilby hat and an apron, leans on an old wooden wagon and drinks a pint of cider among the casks and barrels in the outbuilding of a cider works in Somerset

Background imageMaker Collection: London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments

London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments - trumpets, kettledrums, French horns, speaking trumpets, hearing horns for deaf people, powder flasks

Background imageMaker Collection: Advert for Goblin teasmade 1954

Advert for Goblin teasmade 1954
How nice to receive a Goblin teasmade. Every morning of the year to be wakened to morning tea freshly made, ready at your bedside for enjoyment in cosy comfort

Background imageMaker Collection: Apprenticeship Indenture

Apprenticeship Indenture
An Indenture of Apprenticeship for William Hamilton of Carlisle for 7 years as a cabinet maker & joiner

Background imageMaker Collection: Hopi Potter 1908

Hopi Potter 1908
Nampeyo, a renowned pot-maker of the Hopi village of Tewa, northeastern Arizona : her pots are hand-made in every sense - no wheel or elaborate tools are used

Background imageMaker Collection: Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds

Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds, High Street, Hull, Yorkshire. 1939

Background imageMaker Collection: Sentinel Wagon 8393, HMS Sultan

Sentinel Wagon 8393, HMS Sultan at the 1969 Stourpaine rally:- Maker: Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd Type: Wagon Number: 8393 Built: 1930 Registration: DX 9048 Class: SUP Name: HMS Sultan Date: 1969

Background imageMaker Collection: J.s Fry and Sons Cocoa and chocolate works, Bristol 1884

J.s Fry and Sons Cocoa and chocolate works, Bristol 1884
Interior and exterior of British company owned by Joseph Storrs Fry and Sons, Cocoa and chocolate works, Bristol. Date: 1884

Background imageMaker Collection: London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker

London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker, at the sign of the Boot and Breeches, Shoemaker Row, near Aldgate. 18th century

Background imageMaker Collection: Advertisement, George Kent Athletic Clothing

Advertisement, George Kent Athletic Clothing
Advertisement, George Kent Shirt Maker, Hosier, Glover & Outfitter, Athletic Clothing Manufacturer, Fenchurch Street, London. 1900

Background imageMaker Collection: Chinook Basket Maker - British Columbia, Canada

Chinook Basket Maker - British Columbia, Canada. The use of the word Kloochman on this postcard is an example of chinook jargon, meaning Wife. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMaker Collection: Making Cricket Bats

Making Cricket Bats
A cricket bat maker at Accrington, Lancashire, England, who is using the shin bone of a reindeer to smooth of a bat. Date: 1930s

Background imageMaker Collection: Theatrical Wig Maker

Theatrical Wig Maker
An old gentleman wig maker at work, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford-upon- Avon, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageMaker Collection: The Famous Dolma Maker, Constantinople

The Famous Dolma Maker, Constantinople
A Famous Dolma maker. Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire and surrounding regions. The stuffing may or may not include meat

Background imageMaker Collection: Cuckoo Clock Maker

Cuckoo Clock Maker
Two little boys help an old clockmaker, perhaps their grandfather, to make a cuckoo clock in the Black Forest, Germany

Background imageMaker Collection: Stringed instrument maker in his workshop

Stringed instrument maker in his workshop
A stringed instrument manufacturer in his workshop, testing the strings of a double bass

Background imageMaker Collection: Chippendale Chair Maker

Chippendale Chair Maker
A chair maker with a Chippendale chair and miniature model

Background imageMaker Collection: Advert, Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers, Greenock, Scotland

Advert, Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers, Greenock, Scotland
Advert for Ferguson & Co, Sailmakers for Ships, Steamers and Yachts, Roslin Street, Greenock, Scotland. 1905

Background imageMaker Collection: Allchin Road Roller 1187

Allchin Road Roller 1187
Maker: Wm. Allchin Ltd. at the Globe Works, Northampton Type: Road Roller Number: 1187 Built: 1901 Registration: NH 3417 Cylinders: Single Nhp: 6 Date: 1970s

Background imageMaker Collection: Fowler Showmans Road Locomotive 20223, Supreme

Fowler Showmans Road Locomotive 20223, Supreme
Maker: John Fowler & Co. of Leeds. Type: Showmans Road Locomotive Number: 20223 Built: 1934 Registration: EU 5313 Class: B6 Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 10 Name: Supreme Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imageMaker Collection: Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 3938, Quo Vadis

Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 3938, Quo Vadis
Maker: Charles Burrell & Sons of Thetford, Norfolk Type: Showmans Road Locomotive Number: 3938 Built: 1922 Registration: XL 9086 Class: Scenic Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 8 Name: Quo Vadis Date

Background imageMaker Collection: 17th century Rope Maker

17th century Rope Maker
Two cordwainers - rope makers - wind the twisted fibres. Date: 17th century

Background imageMaker Collection: Harp Maker 1827

Harp Maker 1827
A musical instrument maker stringing a harp. Date: 1827

Background imageMaker Collection: Thomas Smart

Thomas Smart
THOMAS SMART churchman, vicar of Maker, Plymouth. Date: ? - 1736

Background imageMaker Collection: London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier

London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier (late servant to Mr Hancock in Pall Mall), at the sign of the Frying Pan in Compton Street, corner of Frith Street, Soho

Background imageMaker Collection: Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland

Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland
Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Date: late 19th century

Background imageMaker Collection: Moroccan Pouf Makers

Moroccan Pouf Makers
Moroccan Pouf makers

Background imageMaker Collection: Violin Maker 1930S

Violin Maker 1930S
86-year-old Karl Grundhabber, Germanys oldest violin maker in the 1930s, who claimed that he was a descendent of the legendary violin maker Antonius Stradivarius

Background imageMaker Collection: C17 Candle Maker / 39

C17 Candle Maker / 39
A candle maker at work, pouring wax into the mould

Background imageMaker Collection: Stradivarius / Postcard

Stradivarius / Postcard
ANTONIUS STRADIVARIUS or ANTONIO STRADIVARI Italian violin maker of Cremona; he also made other stringed instruments

Background imageMaker Collection: C17 MENs HATTER

C17 MENs HATTER
A mens hatmaker at work at his bench

Background imageMaker Collection: Pedro Pons Pons, of Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain

Pedro Pons Pons, of Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain
Pedro Pons Pons, in his workshop in Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain. Pedro is an arader - one of the last remaining wheelrights

Background imageMaker Collection: Wilson Lochhead, studio potter, Kirkcudbright

Wilson Lochhead, studio potter, Kirkcudbright
Wilson Lochhead, the second generation of studio potters in Kirckcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. Date: 2005

Background imageMaker Collection: George Morris inventor of the 12 volt electric Welsh Harp

George Morris inventor of the 12 volt electric Welsh Harp
George Morris inventor of the 12 volt portable electric Welsh Harp, testing his invention in the hills of Snowdonia, North Wales Date: 1988

Background imageMaker Collection: Trades in Regency England: blacksmith, Jappanner and goats

Trades in Regency England: blacksmith, Jappanner and goats. Blacksmith with hammer and anvil in front of a forge in the Forest of Dean 43, man showing a Japanned or lacquered tray in Pontypool 44

Background imageMaker Collection: Aveling & Porter Steam Roller KR 478

Aveling & Porter Steam Roller KR 478
Aveling & Porter Steam Roller KR478 Dick Turpin of Barnes Bros. Aveling at Westbury, Wiltshire. Maker: Aveling & Porter - Type: Road Roller - Number: 14001 - Built: 1929 - Registration

Background imageMaker Collection: 1886 Savage Steam Powered Fun Fair Carousel

1886 Savage Steam Powered Fun Fair Carousel. A 38ft hree abreast 12 section steam gallopers powered by Savage No. 664 Lady Golightly steam Engine

Background imageMaker Collection: Fowler Showmans Road Locomotive 15652, Repulse

Fowler Showmans Road Locomotive 15652, Repulse
Maker: John Fowler & Co. of Leeds. Type: Showmans Road Locomotive Number: 15652 Built: 1920 Registration: CU 977 Class: R3 Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 8 Name: Repulse Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imageMaker Collection: Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 2668, Britannia

Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 2668, Britannia
Maker: Charles Burrell & Sons of Thetford, Norfolk Type: Showmans Road Locomotive Number: 2668 Built: 1904 Registration: NM 257 Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 8 Name: Britannia Date: 1970s

Background imageMaker Collection: Burrell General Purpose Engine 3262, Perseverance

Burrell General Purpose Engine 3262, Perseverance
Maker: Charles Burrell & Sons of Thetford, Norfolk Type: General Purpose Engine Number: 3262 Built: 1910 Registration: AH 5278 ClassD Cylinders: Single Crank Compound Nhp: 5 Name: Perseverance Date



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