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Reservoir Gallery

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Choose from 94 pictures in our Reservoir 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.

New River Head Featured Print

New River Head

In 1609 a scheme to bring much needed water into London from wells in Hertfordshire was designed by a Mr Hugh Myddleton. His plan was to end his New River just below the summit of Islington Hill, where an old duck pond was enlarged to become a reservoir, to be known as New River Head

© Mary Evans / Peter & Dawn Cope Collection Mary Evans / Peter & Dawn Cope Collection

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Croton aqueduct bridge for roadway Featured Print

Croton aqueduct bridge for roadway

Old Croton aqueduct bridge for roadway. The aqueduct was built 1837-42 to supply water to reservoirs in Manhattan, New York and remained in service until 1955. Date: 1845

© Mary Evans Picture Library/Ins. of Civil Engineers

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Three men standing by wooden escape ladder at Quex Featured Print

Three men standing by wooden escape ladder at Quex

Three men are standing by an extendable wooden ladder. Two of the men are wearing the patients uniform of hospital blues but the trousers only. The uniform of jacket and trousers was made of blue serge. The man in the centre is in civilian clothes and may have been employed at Quex Park. The ladder was a fire escape ladder, capable of extending to the top floor of the house. Major Powell-Cotton was very concerned about the risk of fire to the house and his collections. He had enlarged the garden pond to act as a water reservoir and installed piping in the house to feed hose reels on each floor of the house. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1915

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library