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Background imageTechnology Collection: Police Public Call Box in the snow, London

Police Public Call Box in the snow, London
A Police Public Call Box, on a London street on a snowy day. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937

Background imageTechnology Collection: Saturn in natural color, photographed by Cassini

Saturn in natural color, photographed by Cassini
Saturn. Sixth planet from the Sun. Photograph taken by the Cassini-Huygens

Background imageTechnology Collection: The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, London

The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, London
The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, London, alongside the Great Western Railway line and between Wormwood Scrubs

Background imageTechnology Collection: Amazing Stories scifi magazine cover, The Mad Robot

Amazing Stories scifi magazine cover, The Mad Robot
THE MAD ROBOT by William P McGivern. A brave man fires a ray-gun at an advancing metal robot with large claws and a brain encassed in a glass-domed head Date: 1944

Background imageTechnology Collection: Oil rig Dixilyn Field 97, 110 miles off Lands End, Cornwall

Oil rig Dixilyn Field 97, 110 miles off Lands End, Cornwall, with a supply boat in the foreground. DF97 was formally known as the Venture 2

Background imageTechnology Collection: Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15

Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15
A Yost Light Running Typewriter No.15. Date: 1910

Background imageTechnology Collection: Concordes Cockpit

Concordes Cockpit
The cockpit of the first prototype Concorde, 001, at the St. Martin Sud-Aviation factory at Toulouse, France. Date: late 1960s

Background imageTechnology Collection: Leonardo Helicopter

Leonardo Helicopter
LEONARDO DA VINCI Sketch of a flying machine which seems in some respects to anticipate the helicopter, though the technology is not clear

Background imageTechnology Collection: Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse

Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse
Liverpool - Rock Lighthouse New Brighton - Lighthouse and crowds. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool. The New Brighton Lighthouse was originally known as Perch Rock Lighthouse

Background imageTechnology Collection: Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Loco

Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Locomotive No. 10, 000 leaving Waverley Station, Edinburgh, Scotland - designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley

Background imageTechnology Collection: London and the Thames (15th c. ). Gothic art

London and the Thames (15th c. ). Gothic art
London and the Thames (15th c.). Gothic art. Miniature Painting

Background imageTechnology Collection: Bridgewater Canal Map

Bridgewater Canal Map
Map showing the route of the proposed canal from Worsley to Manchester and thence to the Mersey, to be built by engineer James Brindley for the duke of Bridgewater

Background imageTechnology Collection: Harvesting barley with a combine harvester, Suffolk

Harvesting barley with a combine harvester, Suffolk
Harvesting barley with a combine harvester on a farm in Suffolk, England

Background imageTechnology Collection: A glamorous female model with her trusty Goblin Teasmade

A glamorous female model with her trusty Goblin Teasmade
A stylish female model wakes up fresh-faced and ready now to face the day thanks to a few sips from a hearty brew prepared by her faithful bedside Goblin Teasmade. How Delicious! Date: 1960s

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

Greek trireme. Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. Navy Museum

Background imageTechnology Collection: Concordes Cockpit

Concordes Cockpit
A mock-up of Concordes cockpit, Filton, Bristol, England, from where the Concorde 002 made its first flight to its test centre at Fairford on 9 April 1969. Date: late 1960s

Background imageTechnology Collection: Policeman at a police call box

Policeman at a police call box
A policeman on the phone at a police public call box on a London street

Background imageTechnology Collection: Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio
A Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Background imageTechnology Collection: Police Public Call Box, London

Police Public Call Box, London
A police officer using a Police Public Call Box on a London street. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937

Background imageTechnology Collection: Poster advertising Palmer tyres

Poster advertising Palmer tyres of London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Coventry and Nottingham. A lady on a bicycle and a group of people in a car travel side by side

Background imageTechnology Collection: First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle

First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle
The first airmail letter ever to be delivered is handed to the Postmaster of Windsor, to whom it is addressed, on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle

Background imageTechnology Collection: Orford Ness Lighthouse, Suffolk

Orford Ness Lighthouse, Suffolk
View of Orfordness (Orford Ness) Lighthouse, and the station of the submarine electric telegraph linking England and Holland

Background imageTechnology Collection: Airship of Uranus

Airship of Uranus
Airships of planet Uranus are powered by taking in air at the nose, compressing it and blasting it out at the rear. Maybe we on Earth could develop some such technology ?

Background imageTechnology Collection: George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo with loudspeaker

George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo with loudspeaker
George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo listening to a loudspeaker -- his masters voice, no doubt. The pencil marks/lines show potential cropping of the image for onward design usage

Background imageTechnology Collection: German inventions for war in the air by G. H. Davis

German inventions for war in the air by G. H. Davis
The ingenuity of German scientists applied to the war in the air. Illustrating the methods and machines exploited and used by the Germans during the Second World War. Date: 1945

Background imageTechnology Collection: Concordes Cockpit

Concordes Cockpit
A mock-up of Concordes cockpit, Filton, Bristol, England, from where the Concorde 002 made its first flight to its test centre at Fairford on 9 April 1969. Date: 1969

Background imageTechnology Collection: Poster advertising aviation week at Rouen, 1910

Poster advertising aviation week at Rouen, 1910
Poster advertising an aviation week at Rouen, 19 to 26 June 1910

Background imageTechnology Collection: BP employee opening the flow valves

BP employee opening the flow valves
A British Petroleum employee opens the flow valves of an oil plant in the Middle East (likely to have been in Iraq or Iran)

Background imageTechnology Collection: M. I. T. Calculator 1930S

M. I. T. Calculator 1930S
The Differential Analyser calculating machine designed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Background imageTechnology Collection: George Stephensons locomotive, the Rocket

George Stephensons locomotive, the Rocket, which won a prize given by the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company

Background imageTechnology Collection: The Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent

The Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent
View of the Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent. It was designed by R.G. Waygood in 1885, and in 1890 it was decided to build a further lift alongside

Background imageTechnology Collection: Transatlantic communications: telephoning London to New York

Transatlantic communications: telephoning London to New York
How the London telephone subscriber will " get" New York: the wonders of transatlantic telephony, as explained by The Illustrated London News in 1927. Date: 1927

Background imageTechnology Collection: Phonograph Recording

Phonograph Recording
Recording a man playing the piano using Edisons improved model phonograph

Background imageTechnology Collection: Cable Bay, Rhosneigr, Anglesey, North Wales

Cable Bay, Rhosneigr, Anglesey, North Wales
View of Cable Bay, Rhosneigr, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The underwater Atlantic telegraph came ashore here. Date: early 20th century

Background imageTechnology Collection: Sunderland Flying Boat

Sunderland Flying Boat
The cockpit of a Sunderland Flying Boat aeroplane, proto 1937. During World War Two it was used for destroying U- Boats and the was nicknamed The Porcupine by the Germans Date: 1937

Background imageTechnology Collection: Map of British Empire showing international cable

Map of British Empire showing international cable
Map of the British Empire (coloured red), showing the All-British international cable going round the world, enabling telegraphic communication. Date: circa 1902

Background imageTechnology Collection: German Tiger tank by G. H. Davis

German Tiger tank by G. H. Davis
The fangs of the Tiger revealed: another German super-weapon whose invincibility has been disproved. Details of the German Mark VI tank, a 56-ton monster whose 88mm gun fires a three foot long shell

Background imageTechnology Collection: Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London

Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London
The scientific ascent of Mr H Coxwells Mammoth Balloon from the Crystal Palace, London. Listing below the names of various passengers of Mr Coxwell. 1862

Background imageTechnology Collection: Queen Elizabeth II using a cine camera

Queen Elizabeth II using a cine camera
Queen Elizabeth II spotted using a cine camera to capture the action of an event she is attending. Date: c.1965

Background imageTechnology Collection: RAF Harrier Jump Jets, No. 1 Squadron

RAF Harrier Jump Jets, No. 1 Squadron, set up in 1969. The jump jet is a vertical/short takeoff and landing aircraft. Seen here are staff at work in a control tower

Background imageTechnology Collection: RAFs new gyro gun sight by G. H. Davis

RAFs new gyro gun sight by G. H. Davis
Details of the RAFs new gyro gun sight, which makes every fighter pilot an accurate marksman. By means of two simple adjustments in action

Background imageTechnology Collection: City of Living Dead

City of Living Dead
CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD (L Manning and F Pratt) Virtual reality foreseen : these sleepers choose to live adventures transmitted to them by sensory control

Background imageTechnology Collection: Johannes Gutenberg, German goldsmith and printer

Johannes Gutenberg, German goldsmith and printer
Johannes Gutenberg (Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg), German goldsmith and printer. He invented mechanical movable type and thereby began a revolution in book printing

Background imageTechnology Collection: Tompkins upright rotary knitting machine 1875

Tompkins upright rotary knitting machine 1875
Tompkins American family company, showing upright rotary knitting machine. Date: 1875

Background imageTechnology Collection: Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Model. Technolog

Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Model. Technolog
Leonardesque model. Trench-digging machine. Drawing of a digger for excavating trenches or channels. Manuscript L, sheet 76v, 1497-1502. Model. The science and Technology Museum Leonardo da Vinci

Background imageTechnology Collection: New German incendiary bomb by G. H. Davis

New German incendiary bomb by G. H. Davis
Details of the new German explosive incendiary bomb produced during the Second World War. Explanatory drawings showing how the bomb is constructed, and the proper methods of tackling it. Date: 1942

Background imageTechnology Collection: Imperial College of Science and Technology, South Kensington

Imperial College of Science and Technology, South Kensington. It was established in 1907 in Londons scientific and cultural heartland in South Kensington, as a merger of the Royal College of Science

Background imageTechnology 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



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