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Measures Collection

Background imageMeasures Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women

Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women
Womens Social & Political Union sash, in the colours of purple, white and green. White background with border edging of purple and green, dark green lettering

Background imageMeasures Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women

Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women
Sash produced for the Womens Social & Political Union, in the colours of purple, white and green. The sash is made in a heavy woven cotton material with white central panel and borders

Background imageMeasures Collection: Pharmacist (Maxims)

Pharmacist (Maxims)
A pharmacist measures out drops for the megrims (winter blues)

Background imageMeasures Collection: Concepts / Mans Life

Concepts / Mans Life
The Egyptian ram-god Khnum is the creator of life, which he forms from clay on his potters wheel, while Thoth measures the span of the persons life

Background imageMeasures Collection: The General Strike - Government leaders

The General Strike - Government leaders
Government leaders during the General Strike: Ministers and Commissioners. 1. Chief Civil Commissioner: Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson, 2. Principal Chief Assistant Commissioner, Mr. A. B. Lowry, 3

Background imageMeasures Collection: English Electric Canberra T. 17 WK111

English Electric Canberra T. 17 WK111
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra T.17 WK111 EA, of No.360 Squadron, used for Electronic Counter Measures training and simulation for exercises. Date: circa 1980

Background imageMeasures Collection: Joule / Electricity Test

Joule / Electricity Test
James Prescott Joule, English physicist, measures the rate at which heat is produced by an electric current. The joule, a unit of work or energy, is named after him

Background imageMeasures Collection: Tunisia - a trader in a shops in the medina of Tunis

Tunisia - a trader in a shops in the medina of Tunis
Tunisia - a fantastic photographic portrait of a trader in a shop in the medina of Tunis. Possibly a fruit seller? Date: circa 1908

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic, table of English composer Archibald Joyce

RMS Titanic, table of English composer Archibald Joyce
An important piece of musical and Titanic history, a late 19th/early 20th century oak barley twist gateleg table on which the composer and ?English Waltz King? Archibald Joyce (1873)

Background imageMeasures Collection: White Star Line, steamer chair (incised detail)

White Star Line, steamer chair (incised detail)
White Star Line, superb steamer chair by repute from RMS Olympic, of folding form with original foldout footrest. The vendor has had the chair fully restored but in a manner that it has retained its

Background imageMeasures Collection: White Star Line, steamer chair with foldout footrest

White Star Line, steamer chair with foldout footrest
White Star Line, superb steamer chair by repute from RMS Olympic, of folding form with original foldout footrest. The vendor has had the chair fully restored but in a manner that it has retained its

Background imageMeasures Collection: Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, Samuel Cody Archive

Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, Samuel Cody Archive
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: The Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, 1912, by Mappin and Webb, hallmarked London 1912, with fine model of Cody?s Flyer, Type No

Background imageMeasures Collection: Cunard Line, QE2 turbine blade limited edition

Cunard Line, QE2 turbine blade limited edition
Cunard Line, QE2 turbine blade. In 1986 the Queen Elizabeth 2 underwent a £90 million refit that marked the end of her life as a steamship as her turbine engines were replaced by a diesel

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic film, life jacket and baseball cap

RMS Titanic film, life jacket and baseball cap
RMS Titanic, Movie Memorabilia - souvenir life jacket issued to crew on the James Cameron movie Titanic. This example is hand signed by a number of the crew and was presented to Dave Coldham

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a silver cigar case of rectangular outline with rounded corners

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a late Victorian 18 carat yellow gold round collar or dress stud

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. An early 20th century gold

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. A 9 carat gold round medallion, unnamed, with hallmarks for Birmingham 1912

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's locket and brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's locket and brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. A 9 carat rose gold small oval locket

Background imageMeasures Collection: President William Howard Taft and Major Archibald Butt

President William Howard Taft and Major Archibald Butt, a presidential aide who died when the Titanic sank. Photo is pasted to heavy cardboard backing, with an incorrect notation on reverse. Pres

Background imageMeasures Collection: Caricature illustration, by Batchelor, showing policemen in top hats and evening dress suits

Caricature illustration, by Batchelor, showing policemen in top hats and evening dress suits, passing by police station. Captioned

Background imageMeasures Collection: General Dynamics EF-111A Raven 66-0028

General Dynamics EF-111A Raven 66-0028
United States Air Force - General Dynamics EF-111A Raven 66-0028 (msn EF-28, ex A1-46), an Electronic Counter Measures aircraft converted from an F-111A bomber

Background imageMeasures Collection: Sikorsky S-65C-3 SS65235

Sikorsky S-65C-3 SS65235
Israeli Defence Force-Air Force - Sikorsky S-65C-3 SS65235 (msn 65-235). (Note: The call-sign and unit markings have been covered for security measures) Date: circa 1980

Background imageMeasures Collection: Dassault MD. 454 Mystere IVA 60

Dassault MD. 454 Mystere IVA 60
(ex Israeli Defence Force-Air Force) Dassault MD.454 Mystere IVA 60 (msn 173), at the Israeli Air Force Museum, on Hatzerim Air Base

Background imageMeasures Collection: Trial of weights and measures at the exchequer, during the reign of King Henry Vii

Trial of weights and measures at the exchequer, during the reign of King Henry Vii. A clerk burning measures that didn t come to standard to maintain commercial confidence in trade and penalties

Background imageMeasures Collection: David Lloyd-George denouncing the measures to make the control of religious teaching to

David Lloyd-George denouncing the measures to make the control of religious teaching to the parish and not to the County Council. Date: 1902

Background imageMeasures Collection: NOISE POLLUTION TESTER

NOISE POLLUTION TESTER
This man measures noise pollution - street traffic, excessively loud speakers, motor vehicles, machinery etc, at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington. Date: 5 October 1932

Background imageMeasures Collection: WEIGHTS & MEASURES TRIAL WEIGHTS & MEASURES TRIAL

WEIGHTS & MEASURES TRIAL WEIGHTS & MEASURES TRIAL
A trial of weights and measures standards at the Exchequer, London. Date: 1497

Background imageMeasures Collection: MEDIEVAL GRAIN MEASURES

MEDIEVAL GRAIN MEASURES
French medieval grain measures

Background imageMeasures Collection: CAPITALIST & INSURANCE CAPITALIST & INSURANCE

CAPITALIST & INSURANCE CAPITALIST & INSURANCE
The Enterprising American Capitalist can afford to ignore safety measures - hes fully insured ! Date: 1883

Background imageMeasures Collection: PIERRE-CHARLES LEMONNIER

PIERRE-CHARLES LEMONNIER
Pierre-Charles Lemonnier measures the speed of atmospheric electricity in a Carthusian monastery. Recorded Uranus before its discovery as a planet. Date: 1746

Background imageMeasures Collection: CONCEPTS / LIFE

CONCEPTS / LIFE
The Egyptian ram-god Khnum is the creator of life, which he forms from clay on his potters wheel, while Thoth measures the span of the persons life

Background imageMeasures Collection: RELIGION / EGYPT / KHNUM

RELIGION / EGYPT / KHNUM
The ram-god KHNUM is the creator of life, which he does on his potters wheel, while Thoth measures the span of the persons life

Background imageMeasures Collection: Measuring equipment, kitchen scales

Measuring equipment, kitchen scales, letter balance and other items for weighing Date: circa 1900

Background imageMeasures Collection: Denon at Sphinx

Denon at Sphinx
Attached to Napoleons Egyptian expedition, Denon is instructed to take measurements of antiquities; he measures the Sphinx

Background imageMeasures Collection: Measuring the Sphinx

Measuring the Sphinx
Denon, archeologist attached to Napoleons Egypt expedition, measures the Sphinx, which is in much better condition than it is today

Background imageMeasures Collection: Space Memorabilia - Apollo XI lapel pin

Space Memorabilia - Apollo XI lapel pin
Space Memorabilia - Apollo XI (11) mission space flown lapel pin. An incredible piece of Apollo 11 flown history, Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the moon

Background imageMeasures Collection: RMS Titanic - nail scissors recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - nail scissors recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - silver mounted steel nail scissors with rusted steel blades

Background imageMeasures Collection: 20th Century Art: Wildlife sketch no. 28, by David Measures

20th Century Art: Wildlife sketch no. 28, by David Measures
Ball point pen and watercolour. Not wishing to follow traditional methods of scientific illustration, Measures chose to develop a technique which enabled an immediate method of recording his

Background imageMeasures Collection: Vantile Mack, the Infant Lambert, or the Giant Baby

Vantile Mack, the Infant Lambert, or the Giant Baby!! 7 years old. Weighs 257 pounds! Measures 61 inches around the chest!! 36 inches around the leg!! With his Mother, only 24 years of age

Background imageMeasures Collection: Rowton House, Arlington Road, Camden, London

Rowton House, Arlington Road, Camden, London
The Rowton House on Arlington Road, Camden, north west London. Rowton Houses, of which six were erected around London, were large, purpose-built, low-cost hostels or doss-houses for working men

Background imageMeasures Collection: Largest Gorilla Ever

Largest Gorilla Ever
This huge ape, five feet five inches high, measures a distance of over eight feet from finger to finger; the largest ever captured at this time

Background imageMeasures Collection: Census / 1901 / John Bull

Census / 1901 / John Bull
John Bulls tailor measures him for a new suit - a satirical comment on a dramatic rise in population, as demonstrated by the 1901 Census

Background imageMeasures Collection: Suffragette Militants Art Galleries

Suffragette Militants Art Galleries
In the light of Mary Richardsons savage attack on The Rokeby Venus, new security measures to protect works of art are introduced! Date: Mar 20th 1914

Background imageMeasures Collection: Advert for Asprey gift for christmas 1936

Advert for Asprey gift for christmas 1936
Acceptable gifts for christmas. Date: 1936

Background imageMeasures Collection: Civil Defence Handbook, warnings

Civil Defence Handbook, warnings
Civil Defence Handbook, what to do if it happens and warnings

Background imageMeasures Collection: Oatmeal on Scales

Oatmeal on Scales
Oatmeal is a valuable addition to your everyday diet. It may be used in place of a proportion of the flour in most of your favourite recipies, scones, pastry etc. Date: 1940s

Background imageMeasures Collection: Westminster Weights 1892

Westminster Weights 1892
Official weights and measures are maintained at Westminster. Date: 1892



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