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Tapping Collection

Background imageTapping Collection: Rejected by the Inventions Board IX - Heath Robinson

Rejected by the Inventions Board IX - Heath Robinson
The Pilsener Pump for tapping the enemys beer; another hilariously convoluted contraption to foil the enemy during World War I from William Heath Robinson

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

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

Background imageTapping Collection: Michelin Tyre Advert

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

Background imageTapping Collection: A Blast Furnace in Action

A Blast Furnace in Action Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTapping Collection: Birmingham Ironworks

Birmingham Ironworks
Ironworks at Birmingham - tapping a furnace and running the molten metal into pigs

Background imageTapping Collection: The Pocket Marconigraph

The Pocket Marconigraph
Predicting the mobile phone - man stranded at sea sends a message on his Pocket Marconigraph Date: 1914

Background imageTapping Collection: Prince Albert lays foundation stone - Nautical School

Prince Albert lays foundation stone - Nautical School
May 1919 - prince Albert (later King George VI 1895-1952) lays the foundation stone for a new Nautical School at Poole, Dorset

Background imageTapping Collection: Malaysia - tapping rubber trees

Malaysia - tapping rubber trees Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping a rubber tree in Sri Lanka

Tapping a rubber tree in Sri Lanka Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTapping Collection: Bunty Pulls the Strings at the Garrick and the chorus in Tap

Bunty Pulls the Strings at the Garrick and the chorus in Tap
Two scenes from London stage shows: top the second act from Bunty Pulls the Strings at the Garrick Theatre and bottom, the chorus in Tapping one of the features of Puppets at the Vaudeville Theatre

Background imageTapping Collection: tapping Telephone Line

tapping Telephone Line
French soldiers tapping telephone wires and listening into conversations at Geneva Junction to hear how disarmament proposals will affect them. Date: early 1920s

Background imageTapping Collection: Natural Gas Springs / USA

Natural Gas Springs / USA
Tapping natural gas springs at Mammoth Karg Well, Findlay, Ohio. Date: 1886

Background imageTapping Collection: Cartoon, How to get hold of some plonk, WW1

Cartoon, How to get hold of some plonk, WW1
Cartoon, How Herbinet used System D to get hold of some plonk. Showing how a soldier gradually extracts wine from a large barrel in a stable. Date: 1916

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping a Rubber Tree

Tapping a Rubber Tree Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping a rubber tree - Singapore

Tapping a rubber tree - Singapore Date: circa 1908

Background imageTapping Collection: Resinier collecting resin of a pine tree, France

Resinier collecting resin of a pine tree, France
Resinier collecting the resin of a leaning pine tree in the Landes Forest, France. The forest is in the historic Gascony natural region of southwestern France now known as Aquitaine

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping a tree for resin at Arcachon, France

Tapping a tree for resin at Arcachon, France
Woman tapping a tree for resin at Arcachon, France located in the Gironde department, in the Aquitaine region. Date: 1910s

Background imageTapping Collection: Singapore - Tapping a rubber tree

Singapore - Tapping a rubber tree. Date: circa 1930

Background imageTapping Collection: Teddy doing his homework

Teddy doing his homework

Background imageTapping Collection: Two Morse Code operators, Metropolitan Police

Two Morse Code operators, Metropolitan Police
Two Morse Code operators at work in the Metropolitan Police communications office. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping for pine resin - Arcachon, France

Tapping for pine resin - Arcachon, France
Tapping for pine resin - Arcachon, Gascony - West coast of France Date: circa 1910

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping for pine resin - Landes, France

Tapping for pine resin - Landes, France Date: circa 1910

Background imageTapping Collection: Morse Code Operator - Metropolitan Police

Morse Code Operator - Metropolitan Police

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping a rubber tree - Ceylon

Tapping a rubber tree - Ceylon
A woman in Ceylon tapping a rubber tree with traditional techniques

Background imageTapping Collection: American Indians. The Sugar Camp

American Indians. The Sugar Camp
American Indian camp, where Passamaquoddy Indians have been tapping trees, boiling maple syrup and trapping furs during the Winter months

Background imageTapping Collection: Tapping Rubber Trees

Tapping Rubber Trees
A woman and young boy tap rubber trees in Malaya and collect the sap in buckets


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