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Brickworks Collection

Background imageBrickworks Collection: At a West Jutland brickworks, grey weather, 1891. Creator: Niels Bjerre

At a West Jutland brickworks, grey weather, 1891. Creator: Niels Bjerre
At a West Jutland brickworks, grey weather, 1891

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Mill house, engine and boiler room, Emma Brick Works, Emma, N. C. 1902. Creator: Unknown

Mill house, engine and boiler room, Emma Brick Works, Emma, N. C. 1902. Creator: Unknown
Mill house, engine and boiler room, Emma Brick Works, Emma, N. C. 1902

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Brick Yard near Mount Vernon, Va. between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Brick Yard near Mount Vernon, Va. between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Brick Yard near Mount Vernon, Va
Brick Yard near Mount Vernon, Virginia, between 1910 and 1917. Black and white workers, USA. SSS 120 patented brick machine: Made by The Arnold Creager Co. New London, Ohio, USA

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Abandoned brick plant near Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939 or 1940. Creator: Russell Lee

Abandoned brick plant near Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939 or 1940. Creator: Russell Lee
Abandoned brick plant near Muskogee, Oklahoma

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Uxbridge, c1910

Uxbridge, c1910. House where Cromwell and Commissioners sat, 1645. Breweries, Bricks. Population, 12, 910. Card from a game containing views of the chief towns in each county

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Brickworks, Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London, August 1906

Brickworks, Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London, August 1906. Rear of the works with workmen standing amongst piles of bricks and tiles. Ships masts on the Thames can be seen behind the buildings

Background imageBrickworks Collection: A yardsman stacking pallets of bricks, Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963

A yardsman stacking pallets of bricks, Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963. Stacking pallets of bricks with a Coventry Climax forklift truck

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Loading a palletising machine with bricks, Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963

Loading a palletising machine with bricks, Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963. A worker at the Whitwick Brickworks loading a palletising machine which is used to load the finished

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Palletising machine at Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963. Artist

Palletising machine at Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963. Artist
Palletising machine at Whitwick Brickworks, Coalville, Leicestershire, 1963. A palletising machine which is used to load the finished brick onto pallets

Background imageBrickworks Collection: London going out of Town - or The March of Bricks and Mortar, 1829. Artist: George Cruikshank

London going out of Town - or The March of Bricks and Mortar, 1829. Artist: George Cruikshank
London going out of Town - or The March of Bricks and Mortar, 1829. The expansion of London, showing the eating up of green field sites and the impact of pollution from the city and from brickworks

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Young girl tending the fire holes of a brick kiln, 1871

Young girl tending the fire holes of a brick kiln, 1871. It was estimated that at this time there were between 20, 000 and 30, 000 children aged between 5 and 16 at work in British brickyards

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Building of the Tower of Babel, 1716

Building of the Tower of Babel, 1716. Bricks being fired in on-site kilns, while in the foreground masons are working blocks of stone. From the Bible (Genesis 2)

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Brickfield, 1808. Artist: William Henry Pyne

Brickfield, 1808. Artist: William Henry Pyne
Brickfield, 1808. A horse-powered pug mill grinding clay, and a woman with a hack barrow for transporting green bricks to clamps to be dried out before firing

Background imageBrickworks Collection: Children carrying loads of clay in the brickyards of the English Midlands, 1871

Children carrying loads of clay in the brickyards of the English Midlands, 1871. It was estimated that at this time there were between 20, 000 and 30


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