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Background imageParts Collection: New British Sten gun by G. H. Davis

New British Sten gun by G. H. Davis
The Sten gun: the new British machine gun, introduced during the Second World War, explained in detail. It is a simplified Tommy-gun that fires almost any type of 9mm ammunition at 550 rounds per

Background imageParts Collection: A Dachshund choir has a dress rehearsal

A Dachshund choir has a dress rehearsal
Dress Rehearsal - A Dachshund choir is put through its paces... Date: 1911

Background imageParts Collection: METROLAND MAP

METROLAND MAP
A map of Metro-Land, the residential area in Londons northwest hinterland, served by Londons Underground though in these parts most of it runs over ground. Date: 1926

Background imageParts Collection: Diagram of Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine, Carburettor Date: 1942

Diagram of Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine, Carburettor Date: 1942

Background imageParts Collection: Adam, Eve, Serpent

Adam, Eve, Serpent
Conveniently placed foliage conceals the private parts of Adam and Eve, of which they are about to become modest thanks to the apple Eve is inviting Adam to taste

Background imageParts Collection: Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour

Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour
The No.1 steam-powered Sandbanks chain ferry. Sandbanks Ferry is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the entrance of Poole Harbour in the English county of Dorset

Background imageParts Collection: Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory

Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory
This diagram drawn by W. B. Robinson illustrates Professor Einsteins Theory that light is subject to gravitation. The drawing was based on British observers photographs at the eclipse of the sun

Background imageParts Collection: Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle
The ruins of Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England, first referred to by chroniclers in 1138, but parts of the gatehouse keep appear to be late 11th century

Background imageParts Collection: Victorian inventions in The Engineer

Victorian inventions in The Engineer
A page of patented engineering and industrial inventions from The Engineer magazine, 1856. Date: 1856

Background imageParts Collection: Punting at Cambridge 1

Punting at Cambridge 1
Punting on the Cam (also known as the Granta) on the Backs at Cambridge; the famous Bridge of Sighs (modelled on the one in Venice) links parts of St Johns College

Background imageParts Collection: Anatomy / Various Parts

Anatomy / Various Parts
Diagrams of various organs, the skull and human body

Background imageParts Collection: Clock Mechanism, 1737

Clock Mechanism, 1737
A diagram of the inner workings of a clock

Background imageParts Collection: Copernicuss System (1)

Copernicuss System (1)
A representation of his system, showing Earth circling the sun which illumines different parts of the globe according to the time of day and the season of the year

Background imageParts Collection: German Heart

German Heart
Two views of the heart, with the parts labelled in German

Background imageParts Collection: Vacuuming a Wireless

Vacuuming a Wireless
Frequent cleaning of a wireless set (radio) can easily be done with use of the spare parts of a Hoover vacuum cleaner

Background imageParts Collection: Piper J3 Cub - OY-ECT

Piper J3 Cub - OY-ECT
Piper J3C-65 Cub - OY-ECT (msn 22617 f/n 16485) Manufactured 1946. Previous regns NC4492M, N4492M, D-EDAP, OY-ECT. Damaged 12.12.1979, rebuilt with parts from D-ELAT( c/n 12881 f/n 8644)

Background imageParts Collection: Mary Casson - Sir Gerald du Maurier in Barries Dear Brutus

Mary Casson - Sir Gerald du Maurier in Barries Dear Brutus
J. M. Barries fantasy, Dear Brutus - 1929 performance - Mary Casson (1914-2009) in the role of Margaret, about to have her portrait painted by Sir Gerald du Maurier (1873-1934)

Background imageParts Collection: Japanese Horse

Japanese Horse
A horse tied to a tree - an embroidered fukusa, a kind of mixed media production in which some parts (such as the horses body) are embroidered, other parts painted

Background imageParts Collection: Ottoman Empire Cartoon

Ottoman Empire Cartoon
Abdul Hamid II of Turkey is helpless as parts of the Ottoman Empire are whipped from beneath his feet by Bulgaria and Austria

Background imageParts Collection: Anatomical drawing of musculature, side view

Anatomical drawing of musculature, side view
Secunda Musculorum Tabulae (Anatomical drawing of musculature, side view) Source: Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris

Background imageParts Collection: Naming of Cycle Parts

Naming of Cycle Parts
Today we have naming of parts

Background imageParts Collection: Lizzie the munition war-worker in Sheffield, WW1

Lizzie the munition war-worker in Sheffield, WW1
Unofficially connected with Mr. Lloyd Georges department! The elephant munition-worker at Sheffield. Lizzie, a circus elephant was a familiar but incongruous sight on the cobbled streets of Sheffield

Background imageParts Collection: The Arrival of the Indian Mail at Folkestone, 1844

The Arrival of the Indian Mail at Folkestone, 1844
Engraving showing the Mail ship entering Folkestone Harbour, with the Express Train standing by to receive the mail and take it to London

Background imageParts Collection: Clock Mechanisms

Clock Mechanisms
A variety of clocks: an electric clock, a water clock, a sun dial, clock movements and pendulums

Background imageParts Collection: Lion (Bewick)

Lion (Bewick)
Felis leo This animal is produced in Africa, and the hottest parts of Asia according to Bewick

Background imageParts Collection: Parts and mechanisms of repeating and alarm watches

Parts and mechanisms of repeating and alarm watches.. Parts and mechanisms of repeating and alarm watches. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by B. L

Background imageParts Collection: Woman driving a delivery van

Woman driving a delivery van
A woman driving a delivery van marked Spare Parts, Iron Bridge Service Depot Ltd, Special Delivery, Middx 2606, Day and Night

Background imageParts Collection: Bible Event / Ot / Moses

Bible Event / Ot / Moses
During the Exodus, Moses parts the sea and is guided by a pillar of smoke

Background imageParts Collection: Grim Smile Cover Design

Grim Smile Cover Design
The (actually, six) towns comprising Bennetts Five Towns are Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Longton and Fenton - all now parts of Stoke-on- Trent

Background imageParts Collection: Owen Jones Moresque 40

Owen Jones Moresque 40
Spandrils of arches from various parts of the Alhambra

Background imageParts Collection: Edward Vii / As King 1903

Edward Vii / As King 1903
An allegory of Empire : Edward VII stands surrounded by his loyal and devoted imperial subjects Date: 1902

Background imageParts Collection: Nutmeg / Various Parts

Nutmeg / Various Parts
MYRISTICA. Diagramatical representation of the various parts of the nutmeg tree including a branch & leaves, the fruit, mace & seed or nutmeg

Background imageParts Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 3

Ascent Mont Blanc - 3
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC One of the most difficult parts of the climb - the snow turns to ice and the climbers must cut foot-holes in order to retain a footing

Background imageParts Collection: European Pipes

European Pipes
Pipes from various parts of Europe - Norway, France, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, Germany, Bohemia and Greece [for details see the text]

Background imageParts Collection: Map of Palestine, circa 1800

Map of Palestine, circa 1800. From Gaza and Ashkelon in the south to Tyre and Sidon (Lebanon) in the north. La Palestina. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes

Background imageParts Collection: Entrance to the Tomb of Lazarus, Bethany, 1800s

Entrance to the Tomb of Lazarus, Bethany, 1800s
Entrance to the Tomb of Lazarus, Bethany, near Bethlehem, 1800s. Ingresso alla tomba di Lazzaro. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Corsi after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient

Background imageParts Collection: Reservoir of the Sealed Fountain near Bethlehem, 1800s

Reservoir of the Sealed Fountain near Bethlehem, 1800s. Serbaloio del Fons Signatus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Corsi after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient

Background imageParts Collection: Entrance to the bazaar or market of Jerusalem, Israel, 1800s

Entrance to the bazaar or market of Jerusalem, Israel, 1800s
Entrance to the bazaar, besestein or market of Jerusalem, Israel, 1800s. Ingresso del mercato. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Corsi after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient

Background imageParts Collection: Garland Lincoln N. 28 / Nieuport 28 10

Garland Lincoln N. 28 / Nieuport 28 10
Garland Lincoln N.28 / Nieuport 28 10 in the colours of the 94th Aero Squadron, United States Army Air Service. Garland Lincoln & Claude Flagg acquired several genuine Nieuport 28s

Background imageParts Collection: Hawker Hurricane Mk 2C

Hawker Hurricane Mk 2C
Cannon Being Installed on a Hawker Hurricane Mk 2C / Iic on Production-Line Date: 1940s

Background imageParts Collection: Book of Trades, Names of the parts of a ship

Book of Trades, Names of the parts of a ship
Book of Trades, A Frigate, names of the parts of a ship. 1841

Background imageParts Collection: de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4C LV-AHS

de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4C LV-AHS
de Havilland DH.106 Comet 4C LV-AHS Alborada (msn 6432), formerly of Aerolineas Argentina, at Lasham with Dan-Air Engineering, in December 1971

Background imageParts Collection: Poster, Cunard Line, to all parts of the world

Poster, Cunard Line, to all parts of the world
Poster, Cunard Line, cross sectional of Aquitania, To All Parts of The World, mounted on board. A/F 26ins. x 36ins

Background imageParts Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. An exceptional handwritten postcard postmarked 11pm on 9 April 1912 sent by Second Class passenger Jacob Christian Milling (1863?1912)

Background imageParts Collection: Invoices and quotations for aircraft parts, Cody Archive

Invoices and quotations for aircraft parts, Cody Archive
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Original invoices and quotations for aircraft parts to Colonel Samuel Cody dating from 1906. Date: early 20th century

Background imageParts 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 imageParts Collection: KV-1 Shielded heavy tank

KV-1 Shielded heavy tank
A Soviet KV-1 Shielded heavy tank, knocked out by German anti-tank fire, with damaged indicated by an invading German soldier

Background imageParts Collection: Modernist House, Sydenham Hill

Modernist House, Sydenham Hill
A pair of photographs showing different angles of a modernist house at Sydenham Hill, designed in 1935 by architects Valentine Harding and Tecton



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