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Weighing Collection

Background imageWeighing Collection: Papyrus of Ani (Book of the Dead) - The Judgement

Papyrus of Ani (Book of the Dead) - The Judgement
(Above) -Twelve Gods seated in Order, as judges before a table of offerings. (Below) - The Psychostasia of Weighing of the Conscience of Ani

Background imageWeighing Collection: Book of the Dead Plate 3

Book of the Dead Plate 3
The weighing of Anis conscience by Anubis : Thoth notes the result - Anemit waits to devour him if guilty (which he is not)

Background imageWeighing Collection: The Kino Cinema, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

The Kino Cinema, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
The Kino Cinema in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. This was the towns first cinema. Cycle racks for the use of patrons were a feature. circa 1935

Background imageWeighing Collection: BIG CHEESE

BIG CHEESE
Cheese weighing 1000 pounds (lbs) given as a gift to King George III in 1793 from the Duchy of Chester. Presumably a Cheshire cheese? Two men stand by to give an idea of scale

Background imageWeighing Collection: Weighing of the Heart

Weighing of the Heart
Ani, recently dead, is judged in the Underworld where his heart is weighed

Background imageWeighing Collection: Art Deco Bathroom Suite

Art Deco Bathroom Suite
A stylish, typically geometrical Art Deco bathroom suite, where even the weighing scales are made to match

Background imageWeighing Collection: Cod Liver Oil

Cod Liver Oil
This advertisement for Scotts Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil features a codfish weighing 70.76 kg caught off the Norwegian coast

Background imageWeighing Collection: Cat Stealing Herrings

Cat Stealing Herrings
A naughty cat stealing fresh Margate herrings off a barrow!

Background imageWeighing Collection: Bank / Klondike / Gold / 1898

Bank / Klondike / Gold / 1898
Weighing gold at the bank in Klondike, Canada

Background imageWeighing Collection: Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927

Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927
Weighing out for the cartoon stakes at Ascot - and some of the " the heads" whose colours have established a reputation for " showing up" at the Royal meeting

Background imageWeighing Collection: Thomas Topham, Strongman

Thomas Topham, Strongman
Thomas Topham, the strong man, performing one of his astonishing feats of strength in Spitalfields on 28 May 1741, by lifting barrels weighing 1386 lbs (!)

Background imageWeighing Collection: Frys Chocolates

Frys Chocolates
Advertisement for Frys Chocolate and Cocoa Manufactory in Bristol showing illustrations of the roasting room, boiling sugar, grinding chocolate, the pan room

Background imageWeighing Collection: Man under coal weighing machine, Llanerch Colliery

Man under coal weighing machine, Llanerch Colliery
A smartly dressed man (Herbert Saunders) standing under a coal weighing machine at Llanerch Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales

Background imageWeighing Collection: Camillus opposes a treaty with the Gauls

Camillus opposes a treaty with the Gauls
Marcus Furius Camillus, Roman consul, opposes making a treaty with the Gauls

Background imageWeighing Collection: Susi - with bathroom scales

Susi - with bathroom scales. 1950s

Background imageWeighing Collection: Old Bailey Dome

Old Bailey Dome
The dome of the Old Bailey, topped by the magnificent gold statue of Justice, holding a sword in one hand and weighing scales in the other. Date: early 1930s

Background imageWeighing Collection: Georgia - Tbilisi - Mercer (selling Grapes)

Georgia - Tbilisi - Mercer (selling Grapes)
Georgia - Tbilisi - Kinto or Mercer (selling Grapes)

Background imageWeighing Collection: Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Dollars

Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Dollars
Engraving of weighing scales invented by Mr Bate for weighing dollars not exceeding 72 lbs 2 oz troy

Background imageWeighing Collection: The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Sovereign Weighi

The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Sovereign Weighi
Engraving of elaborate machinery used for weighing gold coins, to ensure that the coins weight is exactly right. Members of the public are observing the process

Background imageWeighing Collection: Sketches in the Bank of England. Machine for weighing coins

Sketches in the Bank of England. Machine for weighing coins
Engraving of complicated device for weighing gold sovereigns

Background imageWeighing Collection: The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Box of the Sover

The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Box of the Sover
Engraving of the Exterior of the Sovereign Weighing Machine at the Bank of England

Background imageWeighing Collection: Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Bar Gold

Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Bar Gold
Engraving of a heavy duty set of weighing scales with central pillars for weighing bars of gold. A bar of gold is on one side of the balances, the weights on the other

Background imageWeighing Collection: The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Enlarged View of

The Weighing Office at the Bank of England. Enlarged View of
Engraving of a detail of the Sovereign weighing machine invented by Mr Bate to deal with the crisis in light gold coinage in the early eighteen forties

Background imageWeighing Collection: Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Bar Silver

Bullion Office. Bank of England. Balance for Bar Silver
Engraving of fine weighing scales for bars of silver, with a bar of silver on one side of the scales and the weights on the other

Background imageWeighing Collection: Illustration by Louis Wain, showing cats as humans being weighed before a horse race

Illustration by Louis Wain, showing cats as humans being weighed before a horse race. Date: 1901

Background imageWeighing Collection: Weighing logs, St Elizabeth, Jamaica

Weighing logs, St Elizabeth, Jamaica Date: early 1900s

Background imageWeighing Collection: Cutting and weighing logs in St Elizabeth Jamaica

Cutting and weighing logs in St Elizabeth Jamaica early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageWeighing Collection: Weighing Baby

Weighing Baby - Illustration of a mother at a clinic having her baby weighed by the doctor. Artist: Anon. Date: 1924

Background imageWeighing Collection: Cherries, Fourpence a Pound! Cries of London

Cherries, Fourpence a Pound! Cries of London

Background imageWeighing Collection: Nurse weighing a baby, Christian Missionary, Port Moresby

Nurse weighing a baby, Christian Missionary, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Victorian period

Background imageWeighing Collection: Cartoon, The Census, John Bull on a weighing machine

Cartoon, The Census, John Bull on a weighing machine - Try Your Weight Date: 1891

Background imageWeighing Collection: Weighing and Packing Tobacco at Ogden's Factory, Liverpool

Weighing and Packing Tobacco at Ogden's Factory, Liverpool Date: 20th century

Background imageWeighing Collection: RMS Queen Mary, one of the four propellers

RMS Queen Mary, one of the four propellers weighing 35 tons Date: 1930s

Background imageWeighing Collection: Mrs Gammon the Grocer's Wife

Mrs Gammon the Grocer's Wife

Background imageWeighing Collection: Only A Penny, Try your weight, Sir? - fairground scene

Only A Penny, Try your weight, Sir? - fairground scene
Only A Penny, Try your weight, Sir? - weighing machine in fairground scene Date: 1879

Background imageWeighing Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-15A-6-MC Eagle 72-0119 Streak Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15A-6-MC Eagle 72-0119 Streak Eagle (MSN 0019/A017)on display at the National Museum of the USAF, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Background imageWeighing Collection: The Weighing Machine at the Railway Station

The Weighing Machine at the Railway Station Date: 1907

Background imageWeighing Collection: A Young man signals his amorous intentions to his beloved

A Young man signals his amorous intentions to his beloved - she seems to be weighing up his proposal'... Date: circa 1904

Background imageWeighing Collection: Advert, s Moss, Druggist and Chemist, Cheltenham

Advert, s Moss, Druggist and Chemist, Cheltenham
Advert, s Moss, Druggist, Operative & Experimental Chemist, High Street, Cheltenham. Date: 1826

Background imageWeighing Collection: Teaching Mothers to Care for their Infants 1907

Teaching Mothers to Care for their Infants 1907
In a parish in St. Pancras, Battersea, poor mothers being taught how to care for their infants. Date: 1907

Background imageWeighing Collection: Rational Gadgets For Your Coupons by William Heath Robinson

Rational Gadgets For Your Coupons by William Heath Robinson
Customers are put on scales to determine how much butter they are entitled to, the heavier the person is, the more butter they are given. Date: 1940

Background imageWeighing Collection: Dangerous Moment In A Big Career by H. M. Bateman

Dangerous Moment In A Big Career by H. M. Bateman
Nervous judge face with the difficult decision of choosing between a room full of screaming babies, proudly presented by their mothers

Background imageWeighing Collection: W Barnett and Joe Marshall, racing fixtures

W Barnett and Joe Marshall, racing fixtures
Racehorse owner W Barnett and Joe Marshall, jockey, racing fixtures Date: 1930

Background imageWeighing Collection: Comic postcard, Little girl weighing herself Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little girl weighing herself Date: 20th century

Background imageWeighing Collection: Comic postcard, Plump man weighing himself on scales on the beach Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plump man weighing himself on scales on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageWeighing Collection: Comic postcard, Plump woman weighing herself on scales on the beach Date

Comic postcard, Plump woman weighing herself on scales on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageWeighing Collection: Comic postcard, Plump woman weighing herself

Comic postcard, Plump woman weighing herself on the beach and breaking the machine Date: 20th century

Background imageWeighing Collection: Men and boys with weighing scales, China c. 1890

Men and boys with weighing scales, China c. 1890
Men and boys with weighing scales, China c.1890



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