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Plans Collection

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of the British Empire

Map of the British Empire
The Howard Vincent map of the British Empire, 1897 Date: 1897

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Isle of Wight

Map of Isle of Wight
A Map of the Isle of Wight, showing the internal railway system and the new & short route between the island and the Hampshire coast

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of the British Empire

Map of the British Empire
The Howard Vincent map of the British Empire, 1897 Date: 1897

Background imagePlans Collection: Nelson outlining his battle plans for Trafalgar, 1805

Nelson outlining his battle plans for Trafalgar, 1805
This picture illustrates the famous incident when Nelson, visiting Lord Sidmouth five weeks before Trafalgar, dipped a finger in the port and sketched his plan for the expected battle

Background imagePlans Collection: Elizabethan London

Elizabethan London, stretching from St James Park in the west to Whitechapel and the Tower in the east. Theatres and other places of ill-repute are located on the south bank

Background imagePlans Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London - Aston Webb Front

Victoria and Albert Museum, London - Aston Webb Front - the final modified design - opened in 1909. Date: 1903

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Venice

Map of Venice
Map of the city of Venice, Italy Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Bouncing Bomb

Bouncing Bomb
Plans for Operation Chastise drawn by Sir Barnes Neville Wallis for the bouncing bomb used in the raid known as the Dambusters in World War II Date: c. 1943

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Florence

Map of Florence
Map of the city of Florence, Italy and the River Arno Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole

A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole
A suggestion for the type of motor sledge to be taken by Captain Scott, who in 1909 had announced his intention to set out on a new expedition to the South Pole

Background imagePlans Collection: Gladstone / Disraeli 1874

Gladstone / Disraeli 1874
The Managers Room Mr Punch as theatre manager asks his dramatists Gladstone and Disraeli what their plans are for the season. Date: 3 January 1874

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Lisbon

Map of Lisbon
Map of the city of Lisbon, Portugal 1871 Date: 1871

Background imagePlans Collection: White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic

White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic
A White Star Line booklet containing plans of the Olympic and Titanic triple-screw steamers. Part of a cross-section plan can be seen, revealing the various levels towards the prow of the ship

Background imagePlans Collection: Aubreys Plan of Avebury

Aubreys Plan of Avebury
John Aubreys plan of Avebury. Aubrey was an English antiquary, who suplimented his writings on sites with detailed plans and sketches

Background imagePlans Collection: Shackletons Sled-Car

Shackletons Sled-Car
In his attempt on the South Pole, Shackleton plans to use this specially designed automobile, rather then dogs, to haul his supplies

Background imagePlans Collection: London Map 1756

London Map 1756
London still surrounded by fields, with Tyburn (note the gallows) and Buckingham House on the outskirts. Trafalgar Square doesn t exist, and Mayfair is still undeveloped

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of the World

Map of the World
The World, showing Captain James Cooks voyages from 1768 - 1775, based on Mercators Projection, published by William Faden 1778 Date: 1778

Background imagePlans Collection: Piccard 1931 Ascent - 4

Piccard 1931 Ascent - 4
Drawing showing the balloon in which Swiss scientist Auguste Piccard plans to fly higher than anyone has ever flown before - a project which will be realised in May

Background imagePlans Collection: LCC-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey
Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey, SE London, built in 1928. This fire station was the location for the early seasons of the ITV series Londons Burning

Background imagePlans Collection: Plan Pentonville Prison

Plan Pentonville Prison
A plan of the floor layout of Pentonville, a model prison built in London in 1843, with corridors of cells radiating out from a central point & exercise yards

Background imagePlans Collection: Architectural plans of Borley Rectory

Architectural plans of Borley Rectory. By Sidney Glanville. Scale of plans is 1 foot to 1/4. Ground floor Date: 1937

Background imagePlans Collection: North American FJ-1 Fury plans

North American FJ-1 Fury plans

Background imagePlans Collection: Maps Wrens London

Maps Wrens London
Christopher Wren seizes the opportunity of the Great Fire to draw up plans for a brave new London - which alas will be only partially realised. Date: 1666

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Rome

Map of Rome

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Brussels

Map of Brussels
Map of the city of Brussels, Belgium Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Paris

Map of Paris
Bradshaws Plan of Paris, France and map of the environs Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Pompeii Excavation, 1751

Pompeii Excavation, 1751
Carlo III di Borbone visits the first excavations at Pompeii

Background imagePlans Collection: University of London - Plans of the new buildings - Holden

University of London - Plans of the new buildings - Holden
University of London - Drawing based on the plans for the new buildings by Architect Charles Holden (1875-1960). Date: circa 1930

Background imagePlans Collection: Cartoon, Kitcheners All, WW1

Cartoon, Kitcheners All, WW1
Cartoon, Kitcheners All, First World War. A scene in a London club, where nearly all of the members look just like Lord Kitchener, each one with his own ideas of how the war should be run. Date: 1914

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Antwerp

Map of Antwerp
Map of the city of Antwerp, Belgium Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Warsaw

Map of Warsaw
Map of the city of Warsaw, Poland from 1862 Date: 1862

Background imagePlans Collection: Wandsworth County Court

Wandsworth County Court, Sections, 1858 Date: 1858

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Verona

Map of Verona
Map of the city of Verona, Italy Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Plan of John Evelyns garden

Plan of John Evelyns garden
A plan of John Evelyns garden at Sayes Court, Deptford, shown looking south, which he occupied from 1652 to 1694

Background imagePlans Collection: Map of Genoa

Map of Genoa
Map of the city of Genoa, Italy Date: 19th century

Background imagePlans Collection: Ludendorff and Maps

Ludendorff and Maps
GENERAL EFW VON LUDENDORFF Der Feldherr Ludendorff studies plans of the battlefield

Background imagePlans Collection: Parthenon of Athens and Custom House, New York

Parthenon of Athens and Custom House, New York
Parthenon of Athens, - Longitudinal Section.; B. Custom House, New York. Longitudinal Section. Date: ca. 1835

Background imagePlans Collection: Custom House, New York

Custom House, New York. Date: ca. 1835

Background imagePlans Collection: Tools of an Architect

Tools of an Architect
A plan for a neo-classical building is rested against the tools of the surveyors architects and builders who will construct this edifice

Background imagePlans Collection: Invasion Plan / Tunnel

Invasion Plan / Tunnel
When Napoleon contemplates an attack on England, a tunnel beneath the Channel is one of his options, though it is unlikely he seriously considers it

Background imagePlans Collection: Laclos / Liaisons / Valmont

Laclos / Liaisons / Valmont
Le Vicomte de Valmont uses his mistress, Opera as a writing desk whilst writing to the virtuous Mme. Tourvel, whom he plans to seduce

Background imagePlans Collection: Jack Climbing Stalk

Jack Climbing Stalk
Jack, having grown the beanstalk from the magic seed given him by a fairy, uses it to enable him to reach the home of the Giant, whom he plans to kill

Background imagePlans Collection: Seating / Lycuem & Strand

Seating / Lycuem & Strand
Plans showing the layout of seating available for booking at the Lyceum and Strand Theatres with prices ranging from Boxes to the Gallery via stalls, circles & the pit

Background imagePlans Collection: Maze at Sens

Maze at Sens
Circular maze in the cathedral at Sens, France

Background imagePlans Collection: Plans and section of the Odeon of Pericles, Athens, Greece

Plans and section of the Odeon of Pericles, Athens, Greece
Plans and section of the Odeon of Athens or Odeon of Pericles in Athens, Greece. Odeo di Pericle. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Luigi Antonio Bossi from Giulio Ferrarios

Background imagePlans Collection: Tunnel connecting Liverpool with Birkenhead 1926

Tunnel connecting Liverpool with Birkenhead 1926
Diagram showing where the tunnel connecting Liverpool to Birkenhead would be, under the River Mersey. Spanning 44ft wide with two desks for vehicles only

Background imagePlans Collection: Konrad Smigielski

Konrad Smigielski
Leicester plans for her future, 1964. The City of Leicesters planning officer in the 1960s, Konrad Smigielski. Date: 1964

Background imagePlans Collection: WW2 - Royal Air Force 3D Picture

WW2 - Royal Air Force 3D Picture
An illustrated three dimensional page of a WW2 children's book, showing a pair of British Royal Air Force plans in flight. Date: circa 1940s



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