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Tubes Collection

Background imageTubes Collection: Diagram of the lungs and bronchial tubes

Diagram of the lungs and bronchial tubes
A diagram of the lungs and bronchial tubes, with a section of the windpipe

Background imageTubes Collection: Oldbury Factories

Oldbury Factories
A West Midlands town known for its manufacture of iron and steel tubes, chemical and engineering products - hence such an out put of smoke !

Background imageTubes Collection: Deep sea diver at work

Deep sea diver at work
A deep sea diver at work, assisted by a colleague. 1965

Background imageTubes Collection: Two women police officers in gas masks, London, WW2

Two women police officers in gas masks, London, WW2
Two women police officers in gas masks in London during the Second World War. One of them is Florence Bragg (joined November 1936). Date: 1940s

Background imageTubes Collection: Amazing Stories Scifi magazine cover - Futuristic Human Cloning

Amazing Stories Scifi magazine cover - Futuristic Human Cloning
THE 4-SIDED TRIANGLE, by William F Temple. A scientist clones the body of a young woman in his laboratory in this futuristic science fiction magazine cover 1939

Background imageTubes Collection: Growth of the submarine by G. H. Davis

Growth of the submarine by G. H. Davis
The growth of the submarine from 1901 to 1912. In chronological order, they are: 1901-2 Holland Class, 1903-5 A Class, 1904-6 B Class, 1906-9 C Class, 1911 D Class and 1912 E Class

Background imageTubes Collection: Tube stations transformed by G. H. Davis

Tube stations transformed by G. H. Davis
A Piccadilly Circus underground: tube stations transformed. The maze of London tubes: wonderful new junctions completed or in progress of construction. Date: 1927

Background imageTubes Collection: Chemistry Lesson

Chemistry Lesson
A male teacher leans over a group of schoolboys as he explains something to them during a Chemistry lesson at Nuffield Junior School, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageTubes Collection: Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory

Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory
Part of the Chemistry Laboratory at the Victoria College, Alexandria, Egypt

Background imageTubes Collection: Borsig-Werke trade stand

Borsig-Werke trade stand in 1961, championing their mastery at producing steel tubes. Date: 1961

Background imageTubes Collection: United States Air Force - Northrop F-89H Scorpion 54-0298

United States Air Force - Northrop F-89H Scorpion 54-0298
United States Air Force - Northrop F-89H-1-NO Scorpion 54-0298. Visible are the retractable launchers for the AIM-4 Falcon Air to Air Missiles and the covered un-guided rocket launcher tubes

Background imageTubes Collection: Kolynos Dental Cream, advertising bookmark

Kolynos Dental Cream, advertising bookmark in the shape of toothpaste tubes

Background imageTubes Collection: Diver working on the hull of a ship underwater

Diver working on the hull of a ship underwater
A diver (in helmet and breathing gear) working on the hull of a submerged vessel - most likely welding work using an oxy acetylene torch. Date: 1943

Background imageTubes Collection: W. & G. Dean's Advertisement

W. & G. Dean's Advertisement
An advertisement for W. & G. Dean's Pty. Ltd, retailers of all that the artist needs, the largest selection of materials and requirements for artists in Melbourne

Background imageTubes Collection: HMS Hornet, Acheron-class Destroyer

HMS Hornet, Acheron-class Destroyer
Royal Navy - HMS Hornet, an Acheron-class Destroyer that served during the First World War and was sold for breaking in 1921. She was the seventh Royal Navy ship to be named Hornet

Background imageTubes Collection: Linking North and South London 1907

Linking North and South London 1907
Diagram showing the proposed method the County Council are going to link north London to south. Connecting by tramway tunnel beneath the Wellington Street approach to Waterloo Bridge. Date: 1907

Background imageTubes Collection: Diagram showing a proposed the never-stop train system described as electric cars mounted

Diagram showing a proposed the never-stop train system described as electric cars mounted on tubular shaft along a continuous route in London. Date: 1911

Background imageTubes Collection: Various stages in order of making the palm oil and vegetable fats into a finely-scented eramic

Various stages in order of making the palm oil and vegetable fats into a finely-scented eramic soap in Joseph Crosfield & Sons, Soap Works at Bank Quarry, Warrington, Cheshire. Date: 1907

Background imageTubes Collection: A blood donor at a Civil Defence First-Aid Station

A blood donor at a Civil Defence First-Aid Station operated by the Army. Blood Tranfusion became a widespread practise from the late 1930s onwards Date: circa 1939

Background imageTubes Collection: The first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway

The first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway
Table listing the first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway, 1832-1839. Detailing: name and number of engine; name of maker; makers number; date when delivered (in steam)

Background imageTubes Collection: Cooling and lubrication systems for Miss England III

Cooling and lubrication systems for Miss England III. Arrangement of water pipes for gear boxes and stern tubes. Date: 1932

Background imageTubes Collection: Speaking tube, c. 1870

Speaking tube, c. 1870
Gentleman in his study using a speaking tube to communicate with another room. Date: C.1870

Background imageTubes Collection: Triple torpedo tubes on a V or W Class destroyer

Triple torpedo tubes on a V or W Class destroyer. Date: circa 1920

Background imageTubes Collection: Advert, John Marshall & Sons, Glasgow Tube Works

Advert, John Marshall & Sons, Glasgow Tube Works
Advert for John Marshall & Sons, Glasgow Tube Works, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageTubes Collection: Advert, D Brown & Co, Copper Works, Govan, Scotland

Advert, D Brown & Co, Copper Works, Govan, Scotland
Advert for D Brown & Co, Phoenix Copper Works, Govan, Scotland. 1905

Background imageTubes Collection: 18th century sutures, tourniquet, syringe and bandages

18th century sutures, tourniquet, syringe and bandages
18th century sutures 1, 2, tourniquet 3, Dominique Anels fine-pointed syringe 4, siphon 5, injection tubes 6-9, 18-sheet bandage for complex fractures 10 and graded compress 11

Background imageTubes Collection: Adverts, John Marshall & Sons, James Wotherspoon & Sons

Adverts, John Marshall & Sons, James Wotherspoon & Sons
Adverts for John Marshall & Sons, Glasgow, and James Wotherspoon & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageTubes Collection: Cailletets apparatus for the liquefaction of oxygen

Cailletets apparatus for the liquefaction of oxygen
Louis Paul Cailletets apparatus for the liquefaction of oxygen. Date: 1885

Background imageTubes Collection: Two kittens on an artists palette on a greetings postcard

Two kittens on an artists palette on a greetings postcard
Two kittens on an artists palette on a German greetings postcard -- Art in the life of the cat. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTubes Collection: Watercolour Paint Tube

Watercolour Paint Tube. circa 1880s

Background imageTubes Collection: Walnut Wood Box of Oil Colours

Walnut Wood Box of Oil Colours. circa 1880s

Background imageTubes Collection: Brass Mill Date: 1938

Brass Mill Date: 1938

Background imageTubes Collection: Women making ceramic retorts

Women making ceramic retorts. Date: 1902

Background imageTubes Collection: SCIENTIST AND TEST TUBES

SCIENTIST AND TEST TUBES
A female scientist working in a laboratory. Date: 1960s

Background imageTubes Collection: Flexible Metallic Tubing Shop - 112 Queen Victoria Street

Flexible Metallic Tubing Shop - 112 Queen Victoria Street, London. Flexible metallic tubing is seemingly a perfected substitute for rubber or canvas hose

Background imageTubes Collection: Palette-shaped Christmas card with an open paintbox

Palette-shaped Christmas card with an open paintbox and seaside scene. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTubes Collection: Poster, Atlas Lamps and Tubes

Poster, Atlas Lamps and Tubes, all the better to see with. 20th century

Background imageTubes Collection: Lurs. The lur horns are Nordic wind instruments. Used for Br

Lurs. The lur horns are Nordic wind instruments. Used for Br
Prehistory. Art. Metal Age. Lurs. The lur horns are the distinctively Nordic wind instruments. Used to create an atmospheric background of sound for Bronze Age rituals

Background imageTubes Collection: WW1 - Austrian Scientists at work in Adana, Turkey

WW1 - Austrian Scientists at work in Adana, Turkey
A pair of Austrian Scientists working in secrecy in Adana, Turkey during the First Work War. Note the portrait of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Background imageTubes Collection: Diesel Fuel Injection Pump Testing

Diesel Fuel Injection Pump Testing
A technician tests a distributor fuel injection pump on a Hartridge machine at the CAV Engineering Centre in Acton, London

Background imageTubes Collection: The Studdy Dog - His Masters Vice by George Studdy

The Studdy Dog - His Masters Vice by George Studdy
The Studdy Dog, later known as Bonzo, the canine creation of George Studdy featured in an article on animal caricature in The Strand magazine

Background imageTubes Collection: German U-Boat - UC5

German U-Boat - UC5
Cross-section through a captured German u-boat submarine - the UC 5. A mine-laying submarine, with six mine-holding chambers in the fore-section of the vessel

Background imageTubes Collection: Rail Strike / Crowded Tram

Rail Strike / Crowded Tram
RAIL STRIKE An overcrowded tram on the Thames Embankment, packed with Londoners struggling to get home on a day with no trains or tubes running

Background imageTubes Collection: Using Ponds Cold Cream

Using Ponds Cold Cream
Illustrations depicting women using various Ponds skincare products, available in jars for use at home, or tube for when travelling. Date: 1935

Background imageTubes Collection: Proposed extensions of transport links into London 1919

Proposed extensions of transport links into London 1919
Diagram showing a map of London and the movement of commuters by different travel means from Greater to Central London, and the proposed extensions of transport links

Background imageTubes Collection: More Types From Harley Street by H M Bateman

More Types From Harley Street by H M Bateman. Skin - The Microscopic. The one with the magnifying glass and the test tubes. Brain - The Genius. He knows all about the mind. Nerve - The Intense

Background imageTubes Collection: Fulgerites from Dundrum Sand Hills, Co. Down

Fulgerites from Dundrum Sand Hills, Co. Down - a view of the lightening struck fused tubes of sand laid out on a black background. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Down; Dundrum)

Background imageTubes Collection: Easel, painting and artists palette on a greetings card

Easel, painting and artists palette on a greetings card -- Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria. Date: circa 1890s



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