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Background imageDiagram Collection: Diagram of a Jacquard loom, 1838-1845. Creator: Unknown

Diagram of a Jacquard loom, 1838-1845. Creator: Unknown
Diagram of a Jacquard loom, 1838-1845. French text: Explication de la mecanique a la Jacquard. Bascule ou levier aux fourchettes des quelles est enfilee une chaine fixee elle meme a la caisse de la

Background imageDiagram Collection: Newcomen steam engine, 1747

Newcomen steam engine, 1747. Thomas Newcomen (1663-1729) designed his atmospheric or steam engine in 1712. Water was heated in the boiler and the resulting steam was let into the cylinder

Background imageDiagram Collection: King Class Four-Cylinder Express Locomotive - Great Western Railway, 1935

King Class Four-Cylinder Express Locomotive - Great Western Railway, 1935
" King" Class Four-Cylinder Express Locomotive - Great Western Railway, 1935. From " Railway Wonders of the World, Vol. 1". [The Amalgamated Press Limited, London, 1935]

Background imageDiagram Collection: Reptiles, c1910. Creator: Unknown

Reptiles, c1910. Creator: Unknown
Reptiles, c1910. The study of reptiles and modern amphibians, is called herpetology

Background imageDiagram Collection: Insects, c1910. Creator: Unknown

Insects, c1910. Creator: Unknown
Insects, c1910. Insects, invertebrates with exoskeletons, are the most diverse group of animals, over 90% of all animal life forms on Earth are insects

Background imageDiagram Collection: Fishes, c1910. Creator: Unknown

Fishes, c1910. Creator: Unknown
Fishes, c1910. Species of vertebrate animals found in fresh and salt waters and almost all aquatic environments

Background imageDiagram Collection: Ground Plan of Rievaulx Abbey, 1897

Ground Plan of Rievaulx Abbey, 1897. From The Ruined Abbeys of Britain by Frederick Ross. [William Mackenzie, London, 1897]

Background imageDiagram Collection: John Hunter, 1786. Artist: WO Geller

John Hunter, 1786. Artist: WO Geller
John Hunter, 1786. Scottish surgeon and anatomist whose series of lectures on the theory and practice of surgery attracted numerous students, including Edward Jenner, Astley Cooper

Background imageDiagram Collection: Diagram showing Geocentric system of universe, 1539. Artist: Petrus Apianus

Diagram showing Geocentric system of universe, 1539. Artist: Petrus Apianus
Diagram showing Geocentric system of universe, 1539. Geocentric (earth-centred) system of universe showing Aristotles 4 elements surrounded by sphere of fixed stars, spheres of planets

Background imageDiagram Collection: Sectional view of a Newcomen steam engine, 1737

Sectional view of a Newcomen steam engine, 1737. Thomas Newcomen (1663-1729) designed his atmospheric or steam engine in 1712

Background imageDiagram Collection: Akeake, c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon

Akeake, c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon
Akeake, c.1885.

Background imageDiagram Collection: Olearia angustifolia: mutton bird scrub, Teteaweka; Olearia frufuracea: Akipirau, c.1885

Olearia angustifolia: mutton bird scrub, Teteaweka; Olearia frufuracea: Akipirau, c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon
Olearia angustifolia: mutton bird scrub, Teteaweka; Olearia frufuracea: Akipirau, c.1885.

Background imageDiagram Collection: [Rubus australis; R.australis - globra; R.parva; Geum urbanum; Acaena sanguisorboe], c.1885

[Rubus australis; R.australis - globra; R.parva; Geum urbanum; Acaena sanguisorboe], c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon
[Rubus australis; R.australis - globra; R.parva; Geum urbanum; Acaena sanguisorboe], c.1885.

Background imageDiagram Collection: Puawananga - Clematis indivisa, c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon

Puawananga - Clematis indivisa, c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon
Puawananga - Clematis indivisa, c.1885.

Background imageDiagram Collection: Epacris (2species); Dracophyllum (1 species), c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon

Epacris (2species); Dracophyllum (1 species), c.1885. Creator: Sarah Featon
Epacris(2species); Dracophyllum (1 species), c.1885.

Background imageDiagram Collection: Sections of the hull of H.M.S. Terpsichore, showing effect of the torpedo explosion at Chatham

Sections of the hull of H.M.S. Terpsichore, showing effect of the torpedo explosion at Chatham, 1865 Creator: Unknown
Sections of the hull of H.M.S. Terpsichore, showing effect of the torpedo explosion at Chatham, 1865. Official drawings '...by Mr. P

Background imageDiagram Collection: Underground works at the junction of Hampstead-Road, Euston-Road, and Tottenham-Court-Road, 1864

Underground works at the junction of Hampstead-Road, Euston-Road, and Tottenham-Court-Road, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Underground works at the junction of Hampstead-Road, Euston-Road, and Tottenham-Court-Road, 1864. View showing '...what extensive subterranean works are being constructed in different parts of

Background imageDiagram Collection: The Metropolitan Main-drainage works: machinery for lifting the sewage, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Metropolitan Main-drainage works: machinery for lifting the sewage, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Metropolitan Main-drainage works: machinery for lifting the sewage, 1864. Diagram of '...the outfall of the southern system at Crossness

Background imageDiagram Collection: New railway carriage built for the use of the Prince and Princess of Wales on the Great

New railway carriage built for the use of the Prince and Princess of Wales on the Great East...1864. Creator: Unknown
New railway carriage built for the use of the Prince and Princess of Wales on the Great Eastern Railway, 1864. 'A representation of the new and elegant saloon carriage

Background imageDiagram Collection: Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864

Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864. [This type of carriage] '...was first tried in the early part of the year 1862

Background imageDiagram Collection: Professor Hasner's automatic eyeball, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Professor Hasner's automatic eyeball, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Professor Hasner's automatic eyeball, 1862....mechanical model of the eye, ...made chiefly for the purpose of demonstrating the complicated

Background imageDiagram Collection: Experiments with the Armstrong 600-pounder against the Warrior floating target, 1864

Experiments with the Armstrong 600-pounder against the Warrior floating target, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Section of the Warrior floating target, showing the hole made by the 600-pound shell and the displacement of the upper plate, 1864

Background imageDiagram Collection: Design for secretary desk, 1816. Creator: Unknown

Design for secretary desk, 1816. Creator: Unknown
Design for secretary desk, 1816

Background imageDiagram Collection: Sectional View of the Clock Tower, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Sectional View of the Clock Tower, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Sectional View of the Clock Tower, 1858. Bell tower housing Big Ben in the Palace of Westminster, London. When the bell was raised from the ground to the clock room (a distance of 190 feet)

Background imageDiagram Collection: Mode of Raising the Great Bell, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Mode of Raising the Great Bell, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Mode of Raising the Great Bell, 1858. Big Ben being installed in the bell tower of the Palace of Westminster in London. In giving some idea of the process of raising the great bell it is necessary to

Background imageDiagram Collection: Vajrayogini as Naro Dakini, 18th century. Creator: Unknown

Vajrayogini as Naro Dakini, 18th century. Creator: Unknown
Vajrayogini as Naro Dakini, 18th century. The goddess and Buddha Vajrayogini lunges powerfully as she tramples two figures that symbolize the three mental poisons: delusion, hatred, and desire

Background imageDiagram Collection: Plan and Sections of the Life-boats adopted by the Royal National Life-boat Institution... 1858

Plan and Sections of the Life-boats adopted by the Royal National Life-boat Institution... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Plan and Sections of the Life-boats adopted by the Royal National Life-boat Institution, designed by James Peake, Esq... 1858

Background imageDiagram Collection: Cosmic Man with Diagrams of Newar Yogic Six Chakra Transformation, c19th century. Creator: Anon

Cosmic Man with Diagrams of Newar Yogic Six Chakra Transformation, c19th century. Creator: Anon
Cosmic Man with Diagrams of Newar Yogic Six Chakra Transformation, c19th century

Background imageDiagram Collection: Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786

Background imageDiagram Collection: Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778

Background imageDiagram Collection: Lcelaphus buselaphus caama (Hartebeest), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Lcelaphus buselaphus caama (Hartebeest), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Lcelaphus buselaphus caama (Hartebeest), 1777-1786

Background imageDiagram Collection: Diagram of the position of the luminous prominences, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Diagram of the position of the luminous prominences, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Diagram of the position of the luminous prominences, 1860. It is very generally known that a short time since H.M.S. Himalaya returned to England with a party of about fifty English

Background imageDiagram Collection: Elementa geometriae, 1482. Creator: Unknown

Elementa geometriae, 1482. Creator: Unknown
Elementa geometriae, 1482. Page from Euclid's "Elements", a mathematical treatise consisting of 13 books attributed to the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid c300 BC

Background imageDiagram Collection: Design for secretary desk, 1816. Creator: Unknown

Design for secretary desk, 1816. Creator: Unknown
Design for secretary desk, 1816

Background imageDiagram Collection: Cuttlefish and Gorita, 1785. Creator: Jan Brandes

Cuttlefish and Gorita, 1785. Creator: Jan Brandes
Cuttlefish and Gorita, 1785. Sepia loligo'. Two colour drawings, and a sketch of an octopus-like creature. With inscriptions. Part of Jan Brandes sketchbook, dl. 1 (1808), p. 238

Background imageDiagram Collection: Drawings of the new steam engine for nine pumps in Hellevoetsluis, 1802. Creator: Jan Blanken

Drawings of the new steam engine for nine pumps in Hellevoetsluis, 1802. Creator: Jan Blanken
Drawings of the new steam engine for nine pumps in Hellevoetsluis, South Holland, 1802. Technical drawing of a steam engine: four elevations

Background imageDiagram Collection: Movement of a horse from walking to trotting, with scale showing distances, 1739-1812

Movement of a horse from walking to trotting, with scale showing distances, 1739-1812. A precursor of Eadweard Muybridge, analysing stepping and pace

Background imageDiagram Collection: Chinese Infernal Machines, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Chinese Infernal Machines, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Chinese Infernal Machines, 1857....floated down at night with the view to blow the ship [H.M.S. Encounter] up...a sampan, towed by a canoe...The fuze was lighted in the bamboo tubes in the side...Two

Background imageDiagram Collection: Ground plan of one of the houses excavated at Brahmunabad, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Ground plan of one of the houses excavated at Brahmunabad, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Ground plan of one of the houses excavated at Brahmunabad, 1857. Ancient city in what is now Pakistan, excavated at his own expense by Mr. A. F

Background imageDiagram Collection: A. Forecastle hatch. B. Forward companion way to steerage. F. Cook's galley, 1857. Creator: Unknown

A. Forecastle hatch. B. Forward companion way to steerage. F. Cook's galley, 1857. Creator: Unknown
A. Forecastle hatch. B. Forward companion way to steerage. F. Cook's galley. N. Berths. C. Store room. D. Main Hatch. E. After companion way to steerage. M. Captain's state room. L. and K

Background imageDiagram Collection: Reproduction of print showing Egyptian garden plan, between 1915 and 1925

Reproduction of print showing Egyptian garden plan, between 1915 and 1925. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Reproduction of print showing Egyptian garden plan, between 1915 and 1925. Photograph of a plan of the garden of the High Official of Amenhotep (Amenophis) III by Sennefer (Sennefur)

Background imageDiagram Collection: The New English, French and German Magazine Rifles, 1890. Creator: Unknown

The New English, French and German Magazine Rifles, 1890. Creator: Unknown
The New English, French and German Magazine Rifles, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 42. July to December, 1890

Background imageDiagram Collection: Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va. 1899 - male and female African American and Indian

Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va. 1899 - male and female African American and Indian students in Ancient History class studying Egypt, 1899 or 1900

Background imageDiagram Collection: Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement, 1935-12. Creator: Arthur Rothstein

Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement, 1935-12. Creator: Arthur Rothstein
Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement, 1935-12

Background imageDiagram Collection: Poster in agricultural exhibit. South Louisiana State Fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana, 1938-10

Poster in agricultural exhibit. South Louisiana State Fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana, 1938-10. Creator: Russell Lee
Poster in agricultural exhibit. South Louisiana State Fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana, 1938-10

Background imageDiagram Collection: Tower of London, 1961. Creator: Unknown

Tower of London, 1961. Creator: Unknown
Tower of London, 1961. Ground plan of the Tower of London, with key indicating building periods: Roman; William I & II, c.1086-97; Richard I, 1189-99; Henry III, 1216-72; Edward I

Background imageDiagram Collection: Skull and Horns of a Wild Buffalo, shot in Central Assam, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Skull and Horns of a Wild Buffalo, shot in Central Assam, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Skull and Horns of a Wild Buffalo, shot in Central Assam, 1854. Distance between horns: 6 feet 8½ inches. The Buffalo is found of majestic growth in a wild state in the numerous tree-jungles of Assam

Background imageDiagram Collection: The Official Arrangement of the British Division off the coast of the Crimea, 1854. Creator: Unknown

The Official Arrangement of the British Division off the coast of the Crimea, 1854. Creator: Unknown
The Official Arrangement of the British Division off the coast of the Crimea, 1854. Crimean War: plan of attack. Diagram showing the positions of Royal Navy ships carrying troops of the Light



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