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Technical Collection

Background imageTechnical 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 imageTechnical Collection: Diagram of Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine, Carburettor Date: 1942

Diagram of Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine, Carburettor Date: 1942

Background imageTechnical Collection: Greek trireme. Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. Navy

Greek trireme. Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. Navy Museum

Background imageTechnical Collection: Victorian inventions in The Engineer

Victorian inventions in The Engineer
A page of patented engineering and industrial inventions from The Engineer magazine, 1856. Date: 1856

Background imageTechnical 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 imageTechnical Collection: Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky
VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY Russian poet, futurist : supported communism from 1907, after 1917 sought to depoetize poetry by use of technical innovations

Background imageTechnical Collection: Draughtsmen at work

Draughtsmen at work
Draughtsmen prepare technical drawings for an electronic wiring system, in a large open plan room, with plenty of essential natural light. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageTechnical Collection: Bristol Brabazon

Bristol Brabazon
Designed to fly non-stop London-NY, the Bristol 167 is the largest civil aircraft in the air - wingspan 70m, length 54m. It fails for economic not technical reasons

Background imageTechnical Collection: Portable seismometer in use, 1973

Portable seismometer in use, 1973
A modern model of Zhang Hengs apparatus for detecting earthquakes. The model is from the Science Museums collections

Background imageTechnical Collection: Map of Gibraltar (XVIIIIth c. ). Etching

Map of Gibraltar (XVIIIIth c. ). Etching
Map of Gibraltar (XVIIIIth c.). Etching

Background imageTechnical Collection: Technical College - Glasgow, Scotland

Technical College - Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College (1887-1912), afterwards becoming the Royal Technical College (1912-1956) - Glasgow, Scotland. Date: 1909

Background imageTechnical Collection: In front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London

In front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London
A great stage and a great curtain: in front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London. Top centre: a diagrammatic view of the revolving stage

Background imageTechnical Collection: The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone

The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone was powered by a Solar PJ32 8 pulsejet. Men of the Naval Air Technical Training Unit developing drone target aircraft push the drone around on its launcher to

Background imageTechnical Collection: Power and control in R101

Power and control in R101
The first diesel-engined airship: power and control in R101. Illustrations of some of the features of R101: a power car, the chart room, and mooring arrangements

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spotlight operator, Maskelynes Theatre, London

Spotlight operator, Maskelynes Theatre, London
Spotlight operator, Maskelynes Theatre, Langham Place, London. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTechnical Collection: New Orleans (1881). Wharf on Mississippi river

New Orleans (1881). Wharf on Mississippi river. Etching

Background imageTechnical Collection: Filming / Riverside Studio

Filming / Riverside Studio
The technical crew and a number of on-lookers gather as Daybreak (released in 1946) is filmed at Riverside Studios, London. This scene is set in a London street

Background imageTechnical Collection: German tank destroyer Jagdtiger 1946

German tank destroyer Jagdtiger 1946
German tank on its way to England for technical examination, post-World War Two: a monster tank destroyer, the Jagdtiger (Jugd Tiger tank), mounted with a 125mm gun, and weighing 69 tons complete

Background imageTechnical Collection: Original D-Day C47 aircraft Argonia, Ste Mere Eglise

Original D-Day C47 aircraft Argonia, Ste Mere Eglise
The flight engineer and part-time co-pilot of the Argonia was Technical Sergeant John J. Ginter who collected the aircraft at Fort Wayne, Indiana

Background imageTechnical Collection: Downer Bellanca 14-13-3 Cruisair Senior HB-DUN

Downer Bellanca 14-13-3 Cruisair Senior HB-DUN (msn 1637), circa 1961. The model designation is based on the technical data of the machine. The number 14 means that the wing area is 14 square feet

Background imageTechnical Collection: Hughes XF-11 44-70156

Hughes XF-11 44-70156, 2nd proto Type. First flight 5 April 1947 by Howard Hughes. Arrived at Eglin Field, Florida, in December 1948 from Wright Field, Ohio

Background imageTechnical Collection: University of East London Stratford Campus, University House

University of East London Stratford Campus, University House
The University of East London Stratford Campus is based in and around University House, a Grade II* listed building (formerly the West Ham Technical Institute), located in Stratford

Background imageTechnical Collection: Mechanical Advertisement Illustrations

Mechanical Advertisement Illustrations
A pair of mechanical advertisement illustrations, the top image promotes the Asiatic Petroleum Co. Ltd, while the bottom car interior image promotes Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd. Date: circa 1939

Background imageTechnical Collection: RMS Lusitania - four items

RMS Lusitania - four items. Large sepia photograph, handwritten postcard, 1918 pamphlet Remember the Lusitania, and a card with technical data. Date: early 20th century

Background imageTechnical Collection: Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary, engineers log

Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary, engineers log
Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary engineers log, detailing voyage no.1 (27 May 1936, Captain Sir Edgar Britten RD RNR) to no.87 (12 July 1942, Captain J G Bisset)

Background imageTechnical Collection: RMS Olympic, warship drawing, blueprint, WW1

RMS Olympic, warship drawing, blueprint, WW1
RMS Olympic - warship drawing/blueprint published by Edward H. Wiswesser showing a general arrangement during WW1. 33 x 14 inches. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageTechnical Collection: Turret Ship, elevation, and plan of upper deck

Turret Ship, elevation, and plan of upper deck

Background imageTechnical Collection: Avro Limousine Type 546 aeroplane, sectional elevation

Avro Limousine Type 546 aeroplane, sectional elevation Date: 1921

Background imageTechnical Collection: Gloster Meteor F. 8 7258M

Gloster Meteor F. 8 7258M
Royal Air Force - Gloster Meteor F.8 7254M 3 (ex WH357), at RAF Halton with No.1 School of Technical Training in March 1961 Date: 1961

Background imageTechnical Collection: Bust of James Edward McConnell

Bust of James Edward McConnell
Photograph of a bust of James Edward McConnell, at Technical College, Wolverhampton. Date: 1929

Background imageTechnical Collection: Woodwork classroom for boys who continued their education at Acland County Council School

Woodwork classroom for boys who continued their education at Acland County Council School, Kentish Town, London. Date: 1906

Background imageTechnical Collection: SPAIN. Pasajes de San Juan. Spanish Civil War

SPAIN. Pasajes de San Juan. Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Fishing boat at the servixce of the Basque government

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Armoured car

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Armoured car

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Armored vehicle

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Armored vehicle with gun turret

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El receptor de

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El receptor de radio (The radio receiver). Poster dited in Valencia. SPAIN. Salamanca. Archivo Historico Nacional

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spain Civil War Requisition Of Vehicles By Organizations

Spain Civil War Requisition Of Vehicles By Organizations
spain, civil, war, requisition, of, vehicles, by, organizations, the, popular, front, drawing, vertical, upright, colour, color, outdoor, daylight, exterior, outside, daytime, sunlight, scene, group

Background imageTechnical Collection: Spanish Civil War. Republican side. Aviation

Spanish Civil War. Republican side. Aviation. Aircrafts Vultel, Dvokbrecd and the twin-engined Novlhrop

Background imageTechnical Collection: English Electric Lightning F. 1A XM135

English Electric Lightning F. 1A XM135
English Electric Lightning F.1A XM135 (msn 95031), at Duxford. This aircraft jumped the chocks at RAF Lyneham and flew a circuit with no canopy or functioning ejection seat

Background imageTechnical Collection: Antonov An-24V 908

Antonov An-24V 908 (msn 77303908), on display at the Kecel Military technical park Date: circa 2000

Background imageTechnical Collection: Saab 2000 SE-002

Saab 2000 SE-002 (msn 002), as an instructional airframe at Flygteknik Technical Traning School, Nykoping. Date: 2001

Background imageTechnical Collection: de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 1XB G-APAS

de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 1XB G-APAS
de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1XB G-APAS (msn 6022, ex F-BGNZ / XM823 / 8351M), at the RAF Museum Cosford / Aerospace Museum Cosford

Background imageTechnical Collection: De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew Aircraft Engine

De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew Aircraft Engine
Diagram of De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew Aircraft Engine, Feathering Date: 1942

Background imageTechnical Collection: Diagram of De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew Aircraft Engine, Unfeathering Date: 1942

Diagram of De Havilland Hydromatic Airscrew Aircraft Engine, Unfeathering Date: 1942

Background imageTechnical Collection: Page from The Sphere with a selection of pictures showing art students at work at three

Page from The Sphere with a selection of pictures showing art students at work at three of Londons art schools - Heatherleys in Newman Street

Background imageTechnical Collection: Barnardos William Baker Technical School - Wheelwrights

Barnardos William Baker Technical School - Wheelwrights
Boys making cartwheels in the wheelwrights workshop at Barnardos William Baker Technical School (also known as Goldings ), near Hertford. Date: early 1900s

Background imageTechnical Collection: Woodwork class, Sandringham, Norfolk

Woodwork class, Sandringham, Norfolk
Woodwork and carpentry class, Queen Alexandras Royal Technical Schools, Sandringham, Norfolk. 1910

Background imageTechnical Collection: Needlework class, Sandringham, Norfolk

Needlework class, Sandringham, Norfolk
Needlework class, Queen Alexandras Royal Technical Schools, Sandringham, Norfolk. 1910

Background imageTechnical Collection: Sheet Metal Workers, William Baker Technical School, Hertfor

Sheet Metal Workers, William Baker Technical School, Hertfor
Boys at their work benches in the sheet metal workshop at the William Baker Technical School, Hertford, run by Barnardo s. Date: Date unknown



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