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Background imageUndertaken Collection: Vicky, Crown Princess of Prussia 1860

Vicky, Crown Princess of Prussia 1860
Princess Victoria, Princess Royal of Great Britain, Crown Princess of Prussia, later Empress of Prussia (1840-1901), eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, taken in 1860

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852

The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852
Engraving of the re-cut Koh-i-noor ( mountain of light ) diamond, 1852. Previously owned by the Mogul emperors, the Persian Shahs and Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The Uncut Koh-i-noor Diamond, c. 1851

The Uncut Koh-i-noor Diamond, c. 1851
Engraving of the Koh-i-noor ( mountain of light ) diamond, in its original state, circa 1851. Previously owned by the Mogul emperors, the Persian Shahs and Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Alston Court Dining Room, Suffolk

Alston Court Dining Room, Suffolk
This photograph represents the dining room of Alston Court, a half timbered house in Nayland, Suffolk, older sections dating from the reign of Edward IV

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Alston Court Hall, Suffolk

Alston Court Hall, Suffolk
This photograph represents the hall of Alston Court, a half timbered house in Nayland, Suffolk, older sections dating from the reign of Edward IV

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Shipbuilding, Rye

Shipbuilding, Rye
This painting shows the process of shipbuilding, involving a stage in which the boats are sat in some frames constructed to keep them in place while work is undertaken

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Somerset

Somerset
The LNER was especially fond of commissioning posters in sets. This is one of six undertaken by Frank Newbould in 1931 entitled East Coast Types'

Background imageUndertaken Collection: East Coast Types No. 6. The Donkey Boy

East Coast Types No. 6. The Donkey Boy
The LNER was especially fond of commissioning posters in sets. This is one of six undertaken by Frank Newbould in 1931 entitled East Coast Types'

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Women WW1 Work Our Womanhood

Women WW1 Work Our Womanhood
A tribute to the women who have filled jobs previously undertaken by men who have gone off to fight. The verse celebrates the way that women have responded to the call

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The Channel Islands - Castle from Gorey pier

The Channel Islands - Castle from Gorey pier - Harbour- houses - castle on hill top people on promenade. Part of Box 234 Boswell Collection - The Channel Islands

Background imageUndertaken Collection: William Baron Sandhurst

William Baron Sandhurst
WILLIAM ROSE MANSFIELD, first baron SANDHURST - distinguished officer whose career involved almost every military action undertaken by the British Army ! Date: 1819 - 1876

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Princes Bridge - Yarra Improvements

Princes Bridge - Yarra Improvements
Black and white image showing the improvement works to the north banks of the Yarra River (undertaken in the 1880s), with Princes Bridge in the background, Melbourne, Australia

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Dedie a Mr Blanchard - Apparition du Globe Aerostatique

Dedie a Mr Blanchard - Apparition du Globe Aerostatique
Dedie

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The first aerial crossing of the English Channel - Blanchard

The first aerial crossing of the English Channel - Blanchard
Original contemporary etching, coloured by hand, of the first aerial crossing of the English Channel, undertaken by Jean-Pierre Blanchard and an American physician, Dr John Jeffries

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Sewer Construction under London, 1910

Sewer Construction under London, 1910
Illustration showing the construction of a sewer from Belgrave Square to Barking, under London, in 1910. On the right of the image is the Greathead Shield

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Work on the Fleet Street Sewer, London, 1845

Work on the Fleet Street Sewer, London, 1845
Engraving showing the construction work undertaken to deepen the Fleet Street sewer, in London in 1845

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Gatow Airport, Berlin, 1948

Gatow Airport, Berlin, 1948
Photograph showing a York transport airplane at Gatow Airport, during the Berlin Airlift, 1948. In the background of the image, extension work on the runway can be seen being undertaken

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Hydrogen Balloon, National Antarctic Expedition, 1902

Hydrogen Balloon, National Antarctic Expedition, 1902
Photograph showing the use of an hydrogen balloon during the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-4, Antarctic, 4th February 1902

Background imageUndertaken Collection: PRS Discovery and hydrogen balloon, Antarctic, 1902

PRS Discovery and hydrogen balloon, Antarctic, 1902
Photograph showing members of the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-4 deflating an hydrogen balloon, with the Polar Research Ship Discovery in the background, Antarctic, 4th February 1902

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Crystal Palce / Brick Beam

Crystal Palce / Brick Beam
3 diagrams showing the tests undertaken to establish which material, Roman or Portland cement, would provide the stronger hollow bricks for use in the exhibition beams

Background imageUndertaken Collection: Medium / Mrs Tomson

Medium / Mrs Tomson

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The Hydraulic Lift Graving Dock, Bombay, 1872

The Hydraulic Lift Graving Dock, Bombay, 1872
Engraving of the Hydraulic Lift Graving Dock on Hog Island, Bombay, opened on the 16th November 1872. This graving dock could take ships up to 400 foot long

Background imageUndertaken Collection: USS Arctic, 1856

USS Arctic, 1856
Engraving of the United States Navy Steamship Arctic, whilst involved in sounding the Atlantic. This project was undertaken in preparation for the laying of the first Atlantic Telegraph Cable

Background imageUndertaken Collection: The Spool and Steam Engine used for Sounding the Atlantic, U

The Spool and Steam Engine used for Sounding the Atlantic, U
Engraving of the cable spool and steam engine on United States Navy Steamship Arctic, whilst sounding the Atlantic. The steam engine was used for recovering the line from the great depths of


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