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Parts Collection (#8)

Background imageParts Collection: Map of Palestine

Map of Palestine. Illustration of the work Description of the Earth. Depiction of the world parts (15th c.). Miniature

Background imageParts Collection: The Paris revolution

The Paris revolution
A barricade at the corner of the Boulevard Rue Mazagran in Paris, 1848. In France, the catalyst for the revolutions in the rest of Europe, the monarchy was replaced by the Second Republic

Background imageParts Collection: Model of historical appliance at Selfridges

Model of historical appliance at Selfridges

Background imageParts Collection: Stocks of fire brigade hose fittings, LFB HQ workshops

Stocks of fire brigade hose fittings, LFB HQ workshops
An assortment of pump collector heads, hose adapters and suction hoses on the floor of the London Fire Brigade workshops at Lambeth

Background imageParts Collection: A new table of all the names of the principal parts and rigg

A new table of all the names of the principal parts and rigging of a man of war

Background imageParts Collection: Auto parts shop. Atlanta, Georgia

Auto parts shop. Atlanta, Georgia. Date 1936 Mar

Background imageParts Collection: British soldier riding on light railway, WW1

British soldier riding on light railway, WW1
A British soldier riding on a light railway during the First World War. The contraption he is riding is made from parts of an old motor car, and bears the name Scotch Express on the front. Date: 1917

Background imageParts Collection: Dressing Cases

Dressing Cases
Fine morocco leather dressing cases for ladies, containing Toilet Requisites, traveling clocks, accessories for all parts of the anatomy... Date: 1930

Background imageParts Collection: Railton Fairmile

Railton Fairmile
An English car with some American parts, and with a price approaching seven hundred pounds - evidently for the choosy motorist. Date: 1937

Background imageParts Collection: Rue Royale Fires

Rue Royale Fires
Fires are started in parts of Paris, often by petroleuses - women carrying cans of fuel. Firemen fight fires in the fashionable rue Royale, seen as symbolic of the old regime. Date: April- May 1871

Background imageParts Collection: Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, England. Parts of the present building are medieval, but most of it was rebuilt between 1907 and 1937, when the restoration was completed. Date: 1936

Background imageParts Collection: Psychometric Testing

Psychometric Testing
A Feature Profile Test, used by the National Institute of Industrial Psychology to measure intelligence. The person has to assemble disconnected parts. Date: 1930s

Background imageParts Collection: Carpet Factory

Carpet Factory
One of the older parts of the Wilton Royal Carpet Factory, Wiltshire, England, where the famous Wilton and Axminster carpets were manufactured until a takeover in 1995. Date: early 18th century

Background imageParts Collection: Roasting Deer on a Spit

Roasting Deer on a Spit
Deer and ox roasting is often part of a celebration or custom, in various parts of Britain. Here deer carcasses are being roasted in the open air at Bournemouth, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageParts Collection: Dartmoor Standing Stone

Dartmoor Standing Stone
A granite Standing Stone and ancient stone row, near Nattor, on Dartmoor, Devon, England, one of many similar stones situated on all parts of the moor. Date: BC

Background imageParts Collection: Roberts and Coppocks Improvement in Looms for Weaving

Roberts and Coppocks Improvement in Looms for Weaving
Technical drawing of an invention, patented in 1855, by Roberts and Coppock, consisting of an improved arrangement of parts for letting the yarn off the warp beam in a weaving loom

Background imageParts Collection: Gauges used to manufacture Vickers-Maxim gun

Gauges used to manufacture Vickers-Maxim gun
Gauges used to manufacture the Vickers-Maxim gun, a heavy machine gun which was used from the late 1880s through to the 1940s in many wars by many countries. Date: 20th century

Background imageParts Collection: Gun parts of ANR on Rufiji River, East Africa, WW1

Gun parts of ANR on Rufiji River, East Africa, WW1
Gun parts of the 1st Service Battery ANR on the Rufiji (Rufigi) River in German East Africa (now Tanzania) during the First World War. The photograph was taken during the wet season

Background imageParts Collection: Loading Mechanism Parts

Loading Mechanism Parts
Components of the loading mechanisms of 18th century rifles & pistols. Date: Circa 1760

Background imageParts Collection: St Bartholomew Massacre

St Bartholomew Massacre
Protestants are stabbed, shot, trampled and thrown from windows in a Paris street - just some of the 3000 murdered in Paris, and many more in other parts of the country Date: 24 August 1572

Background imageParts Collection: Microscope 1882

Microscope 1882
Diagrams of a microscope and its constituent parts. Date: 1882

Background imageParts Collection: Black Man in Liverpool

Black Man in Liverpool
A solitary black man walks along a street in one of the less picturesque parts of Liverpool. Date: 1950s

Background imageParts Collection: Workhouse inmate Mary Jane promoting charitable work

Workhouse inmate Mary Jane promoting charitable work
A postcard promoting the work of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG). Its caption reads Mary Jane, who is a deaf and blind inmate of a Workhouse in Devonshire

Background imageParts Collection: Spitfire Factory WWII

Spitfire Factory WWII
A woman making Spitfire parts on her machine in a Spitfire aircraft factory during World War II

Background imageParts Collection: French Woman Shouts

French Woman Shouts
A patriotic young French woman dressed in the colours of the tricolour parts a curtin - of the same colours - and shouts at us

Background imageParts Collection: Costume 4 Parts of World

Costume 4 Parts of World
Four stylish scenes depicting fashion and dress in four continents - Europe, Asia, Africa and North America

Background imageParts Collection: Victorian Children

Victorian Children
A small group of Victorian children, four girls and a boy, indoors. One of the girls looks set to leave and parts from the others

Background imageParts Collection: The Mayors of Liverpool and Birkenhead Meet under the Mersey

The Mayors of Liverpool and Birkenhead Meet under the Mersey
Margaret Beavan (centre), the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, shaking hands with the Mayor of Birkenhead (right) at the meeting of the two halves of the Mersey Tunnel, 1928

Background imageParts Collection: Dr. Howard Demonstrating Resuscitation, Royal Humane Society

Dr. Howard Demonstrating Resuscitation, Royal Humane Society
Engraving showing Dr. Howard, Medical Officer of New York Harbour, demonstrating his resusciation technique at the Receiving House of the Royal Humane Society, Hyde Park, London 1878

Background imageParts Collection: Jacob & Benjamin

Jacob & Benjamin
Actors in the roles of Benjamin and his blind Father Jacob in the play Joseph - here Jacob parts from Benjamin

Background imageParts Collection: Chicago Stockyards 7

Chicago Stockyards 7
After being fatally stunned, the cattle at the Chicago stockyards are chopped into pieces and all their usable parts separated

Background imageParts Collection: Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate is the citys pre-eminent structure; during the Cold War it will symbolise the division between the East and West parts of the divided city

Background imageParts Collection: Masks of Tribespeople

Masks of Tribespeople
Masks are worn for religious purposes in the ceremonies of tribespeople in many parts of the world, notably Africa and the Pacific islands. They generally represent deities

Background imageParts Collection: Stanley and Tippoo Tib leaving Matadi, 1887

Stanley and Tippoo Tib leaving Matadi, 1887
Engraving showing Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) (centre right on horse) and Tippoo Tib (1837-1905) (right of Stanley, with sword) leaving Matadi, on the Congo river, 1887

Background imageParts Collection: Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral, Kent, many parts (the Nave, Crypt, etc.) are Norman, with Gothic additions dating from the 12th century. Also restored in the 19th century by Gilbert Scott

Background imageParts Collection: An automatic milkman

An automatic milkman
Photograph from 1909 showing a penny-in-the-slot milk-machine. The machine enabled shop owners to close at reasonable hours, and for customers to buy milk at any hour of the day or night

Background imageParts Collection: Electric lighting in the city

Electric lighting in the city
Engravings from the Graphic showing the effect of electric street lighting on different parts of London. The main image showing the Royal Exchange and Mansion House, the top pictures show St

Background imageParts Collection: Termits Nests

Termits Nests
Termites nests : these are from Guinea, West Africa, but they are found in many parts of Africa

Background imageParts Collection: Ramblers on Wrynose Pass

Ramblers on Wrynose Pass
Touring cyclists, ramblers, pausing for a breather while climbing the steep and rugged Wrynose Pass, one of the wildest parts of Langdale Valley, Westmorland, England

Background imageParts Collection: Curiosities from the Patent Office; Safety Suit for Aviators

Curiosities from the Patent Office; Safety Suit for Aviators
Illustration showing a safety suit for aviators from 1921. The suit takes the form of a parachute attached to the wearer in two parts, one to the torso and one to the head

Background imageParts Collection: England / Charlestown

England / Charlestown
The small but busy harbour of Charlestown, a quaint little Cornish sea port. The local industry is devoted entirely to the shipping of china clay to all parts of the world

Background imageParts Collection: Hands-On Education

Hands-On Education
To learn the rules of grammar, pupils use the parts of their hands as aids to memory - from Wynkyn de Wordes printing of Lac Pueororum, or Mylke for Chyldren

Background imageParts Collection: Owen Jones Moresque 43

Owen Jones Moresque 43
Mosaic designs from pilasters and dados in various parts of the Alhambra

Background imageParts Collection: Owen Jones Moresque 42+

Owen Jones Moresque 42+
Designs from panelling and from part of a ceiling in various parts of the Alhambra

Background imageParts Collection: Francesco Sforza

Francesco Sforza
FRANCESCO SFORZA DUKE OF MILAN Soldier who captured and later ruled parts of Northern Italy including Lombardy

Background imageParts Collection: Industry / Tools / 1797

Industry / Tools / 1797
Various diagrams of different parts of a blow pipe

Background imageParts Collection: Bible Events / Ot / Moses

Bible Events / Ot / Moses
During the Exodus, Moses parts the sea and leads the Israelites across

Background imageParts Collection: Worcestershire garage and owner before a fire

Worcestershire garage and owner before a fire
Worcestershire garage and seated owner surrounded by oils, engine treatments and lubricants. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd



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