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Rubber Collection

Background imageRubber Collection: Titanic blueprint

Titanic blueprint
SS Titanic section and plan scale original blueprint, rubber stamped by Harland and Woolf and dated 1 May 1912. It was used in the enquiry that followed the disaster

Background imageRubber Collection: Gorey Harbour, and Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey, Channel Islands. Date: 1960s

Gorey Harbour, and Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey, Channel Islands. Date: 1960s

Background imageRubber Collection: Greetings from Akron, Ohio, USA

Greetings from Akron, Ohio, USA
Greetings postcard from Akron, Ohio, USA, rubber manufacturing center of the world, showing the Goodyear Memorial and a rubber tyre shape containing three scenes (Firestone, Goodrich and Goodyear)

Background imageRubber Collection: Congo / Cartoon / Punch / 1906

Congo / Cartoon / Punch / 1906
King Leopold II, King of the Belgians, crushes the Belgian Congo. In the rubber coils

Background imageRubber Collection: A Variety of ladies boots 1926

A Variety of ladies boots 1926
Ladies 1920s boots in willow calf, felt lace, riding, quilted, buttoned, lace-up and rubber. Date: circa 1926

Background imageRubber Collection: Ficus elastica, Indian rubber tree

Ficus elastica, Indian rubber tree
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at The Natural History Museum, London

Background imageRubber Collection: Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London

Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London
A fireboat tackles a fire at Colonial Wharf, Wapping High Street, East London, 27 September 1935. This was a typical big Thamesside fire of the sort which the London Fire Brigade has tackled for over

Background imageRubber Collection: Fishing Waders

Fishing Waders
Thigh length rubber fishing waders and boots with anti- slip studs on the soles. Date: 1960s

Background imageRubber Collection: The Micheline - a train on pneumatic tyres

The Micheline - a train on pneumatic tyres
The Micheline - the first train on pneumatic tyres. In commercial use since 1931 - the birth of the Michelin Tyre. This example was run on the L.M.S. Line (Bletchley to Oxford) in 1932

Background imageRubber Collection: Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1910

Background imageRubber Collection: Corner Shop, Snack Bar, Foyles Library, Walton, Essex

Corner Shop, Snack Bar, Foyles Library, Walton, Essex
The Corner Shop at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, which sold tobacco, confectionery and all things for an enjoyable day on the beach

Background imageRubber Collection: HMS Warrior R31

HMS Warrior R31
Royal Navy - HMS Warrior R31, a Colossus-class light aircraft carrier, in March 1946. (Warrior was loaned to the Royal Canadian Navy from 1946 to 1948 as HMCS Warrior)

Background imageRubber Collection: Doing Laundry 1940S

Doing Laundry 1940S
A housewife uses a kind of dolly leg with a rubber plunger on the end of it to wash her clothes in a metal tub. Date: 1940s (re-enactment)

Background imageRubber Collection: Michelin Tyre Advert

Michelin Tyre Advert
A Michelin Tyre Advertisement, showing the Michelin Man aiding the local workers in rubber collection!

Background imageRubber Collection: Advertisement for Michelin bicycle tyres

Advertisement for Michelin bicycle tyres. 1916

Background imageRubber Collection: Advert for Gorringes womens bathing costumes 1927

Advert for Gorringes womens bathing costumes 1927
One piece swimsuits and separate tunics with knickers in a variety of styles in different colours and patterns and also rubber caps with flowers, available at Gorringes, Buckingham Palace Road

Background imageRubber Collection: Front page, The London Gazette

Front page, The London Gazette
Front page of a 17th century issue of The London Gazette, described by some as the worlds most boring newspaper. It contains official government notices and news items, and dates back to the 1660s

Background imageRubber Collection: People on a bus, Lincoln to Olympia

People on a bus, Lincoln to Olympia
People on a bus, travelling from Lincoln to Olympia. The advertisement on the side of the bus reads: Battles, Chemists, a century of public service

Background imageRubber Collection: Kids Fly Model Planes

Kids Fly Model Planes
Children fly their model aeroplanes, powered by the unwinding of a rubber band which drives a propeller

Background imageRubber Collection: Children on Beach 1 of 4

Children on Beach 1 of 4
Four children on the beach, wanting to make friends but feeling a bit shy

Background imageRubber Collection: Rubber Plantation - Malaysia - Overseer and Coolies

Rubber Plantation - Malaysia - Overseer and Coolies. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRubber Collection: Goodyear GA-33 Inflatoplane

Goodyear GA-33 Inflatoplane
Goodyear Ga-33 Inflatoplane Unusual Rubber Inflatable Light-Aircraft Design Taking-Off Flown by Pilot Dick Ulm Date: 1956

Background imageRubber Collection: Bungo fruit, mbungo or rubber vine, Saba comorensis

Bungo fruit, mbungo or rubber vine, Saba comorensis
Bungo fruit, mbungo, or rubber vine, Saba comorensis (Landolphia comorensis var. florida). Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants

Background imageRubber Collection: Rifle, Bolt Action, Lee Enfield, . 303 In No 5 Mk I

Rifle, Bolt Action, Lee Enfield, . 303 In No 5 Mk I
Lee Enfield. 303 in No 5 Mk I bolt action rifle, 1944 (c); known as the Jungle Carbine; fitted with flash eliminator, sling swivels and a rubber cushion on the buttplate

Background imageRubber Collection: WW1 - Home Front - Belgravia War Hospital Supply Depot, London - New Rubber Crutch

WW1 - Home Front - Belgravia War Hospital Supply Depot, London - New Rubber Crutch invented by Mr G. Healing. Date: circa 1917

Background imageRubber Collection: Taylor McDaniel Rubber Plane

Taylor McDaniel Rubber Plane
Men Working on the Taylor Mcdaniel Rubber Plane Date: 1929

Background imageRubber Collection: Russian soldier in gas mask, eastern front, Russia, WW1

Russian soldier in gas mask, eastern front, Russia, WW1
Russian soldier in a rubber gas mask on the eastern front, Russia, during the First World War. The man breathes through a hole in the top of the tin which is filled with charcoal and chemicals

Background imageRubber Collection: rubber goods retailer shop wholesaler

rubber goods retailer shop wholesaler

Background imageRubber Collection: Cornwall - Marazion Beach and St. Michael's Mount

Cornwall - Marazion Beach and St. Michael's Mount
Cornwall, England - Marazion Beach and St. Michael's Mount Date: circa 1970s

Background imageRubber Collection: Wartime Robertson Rubber Advertisement

Wartime Robertson Rubber Advertisement
A wartime advertisement for Robertson Rubber Co. Ltd, promoting the use of elastic hosiery to fight varicose veins, which must not impede the war effort. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageRubber Collection: Clown Uncle Jolliboy - holding up a fake chicken

Clown Uncle Jolliboy - holding up a fake chicken Date: circa 1920s

Background imageRubber Collection: Dunlop Rubber Advertisement

Dunlop Rubber Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for the Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd, mainly focusing on the foreground scene of a gentleman in tweed speaking with two figures, as he holds the handlebars of his bicycle

Background imageRubber Collection: Advert, Palmer Flexicord Tyres

Advert, Palmer Flexicord Tyres Date: 20th century

Background imageRubber Collection: Money order with Titanic red rubber stamp

Money order with Titanic red rubber stamp
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - rare money order from Aherne's Exchange & Shipping Office in Queenstown, Ireland, dated 9 April 1912

Background imageRubber Collection: White Star Line, MV Britannic rigging plan

White Star Line, MV Britannic rigging plan
White Star Line, MV Britannic 1930 rigging plan reproduced by Harland and Wolff in 1962, approx. 62.75 x 20 inches. Date: 1930

Background imageRubber Collection: Titanic fireman Lindsay continuous certificate of discharge

Titanic fireman Lindsay continuous certificate of discharge
RMS Titanic - fireman William Charles Lindsay, continuous certificate of discharge, showing Titanic listed as voyage No. 7 and described as intended New York

Background imageRubber Collection: Certificate of Discharge, Liverpool, Thomas Riley

Certificate of Discharge, Liverpool, Thomas Riley
White Star Line - Certificate of Discharge for seaman Thomas Riley, on board the Germanic, signed by E J Smith, future Captain of the Titanic, dated Liverpool, 6 June 1895. Date: 1895

Background imageRubber Collection: Perdriau Rubber Advertisement

Perdriau Rubber Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd, Australian manufacturers of all rubber goods, including tyres, belting, hose, waterproof sheeting, air goods, hot water bottles

Background imageRubber Collection: Advertisement for Dunlop Magna tyres. Colour illustration, with curtains unveiling Dunlop Magna tyre

Advertisement for Dunlop Magna tyres. Colour illustration, with curtains unveiling Dunlop Magna tyre. With crests of HM the King, Motor Car Manufacturers, and HRH the Prince of Wales

Background imageRubber Collection: Advert for North British Golf Balls (made in Edinburgh). Date: 1932

Advert for North British Golf Balls (made in Edinburgh). Date: 1932

Background imageRubber Collection: The Elizabeth Arden eye strap was made of soft rubber, and was intended to mitigate puffiness

The Elizabeth Arden eye strap was made of soft rubber, and was intended to mitigate puffiness beneath the eyes. Date: circa 1932

Background imageRubber Collection: Hawker Siddeley HS. 125-3A/RA N32F

Hawker Siddeley HS. 125-3A/RA N32F
Hawker Siddeley HS.125-3A/RA N32F (msn 25155), of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, at London Heathrow Airport. Date: circa 1968

Background imageRubber Collection: Poster, Pirelli Long Distance tyres. Date: circa 1950

Poster, Pirelli Long Distance tyres. Date: circa 1950

Background imageRubber Collection: Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907

Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907
Showing the plantation where the rubber is produced for the Dunlop Tyres factory where it is pressed, stretched and moulded into shape ready to be used on motorcars. Date: 1907

Background imageRubber Collection: Alexandra of Denmark (consort to Edward VII) in Copenhagen, playing quiet rubber (card game)

Alexandra of Denmark (consort to Edward VII) in Copenhagen, playing quiet rubber (card game) with her two sisters, Maria Feodorovna, Princess Thyra of Denmark and father Christian IX

Background imageRubber Collection: CEGB linesmen doing maintenance work, Kent

CEGB linesmen doing maintenance work, Kent
CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) linesmen doing routine maintenance work on the Supergrid transmission line between Northfleet and Canterbury, 24 July 1961

Background imageRubber Collection: New fabric that stretches three ways Vita-Flex was made of an exclusive process in which pure

New fabric that stretches three ways Vita-Flex was made of an exclusive process in which pure rubber was interwoven with fine cotton backing. Date: 1939

Background imageRubber Collection: Men and women's rubber heel tips that were easily fixed to the shoe. Date: 1904

Men and women's rubber heel tips that were easily fixed to the shoe. Date: 1904



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