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Operative Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 34 pictures in our Operative collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Trades union membership certificate Featured Print

Trades union membership certificate

A trades union membership certificate for the United Operative Plumbers Association of Great Britain and Ireland, with Defence and Defiance as their motto. Two noble-looking workmen stand with heraldic shields on either side of Britannia, flanked by the British Lion and Unicorn.
circa 1860s

© Mary Evans Picture Library / Grayhams Collection

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Census tabulation in former Lambeth workhouse Featured Print

Census tabulation in former Lambeth workhouse

Data from the 1931 census being transferred to punched cards in the former Lambeth workhouse - presumably the one on Princes Road (now Black Prince Road), Lambeth, south London. Piles of cards and the keyboards of punching machines are visible in front of the operatives who all appear to be women. A male supervisor stands at the side of the room

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection