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Grinding Gallery

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Choose from 45 pictures in our Grinding collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Newton Invents a New Telescope, c1934 Featured Print

Newton Invents a New Telescope, c1934

Newton Invents a New Telescope, c1934. Illustration showing Isaac Newton (1643-1727) with his invention, the Newtonian telescope, and assistant grinding lenses. From The Romance of the Nation, Volume Two, edited by Charles Ray. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd., London, c1934]

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Doctor and servant, 13th century, (1910) Featured Print

Doctor and servant, 13th century, (1910)

Doctor and servant, 13th century, (1910). The doctor wears a Phrygian cap, mantle, dalmatica with embroidered girdle and hem, and a tunic underneath. The servant wears a single tunic. Illustration from British Costume during 19 Centuries by Mrs Charles H Ashdown, (London, 1910)

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Needle-making equipment, 1819 Featured Print

Needle-making equipment, 1819

Needle-making equipment, 1819. The large machine at bottom right is George Prior's dry grinder with a box partly enclosing the grindstone to minimise dust (1813). Needle grinders were some of the best paid industrial workers but the dust from the grinding wheels and the metal of the needle wire was a lethal mixture and they often died in their early 30s from lung disease. From Encyclopaedia Londinensis. (London, 1819)

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