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Background imageHammer Collection: Childhood of Christ, c1620. Artist: Gerrit van Honthorst

Childhood of Christ, c1620. Artist: Gerrit van Honthorst
Childhood of Christ, c1620. Detail. Found in the collection of The Hermitage, St Petersburg

Background imageHammer Collection: Forging the Anchor, 20th century. Artist: Stanhope A Forbes

Forging the Anchor, 20th century. Artist: Stanhope A Forbes
Forging the Anchor, 20th century. From the Art Journal (London)

Background imageHammer Collection: Coopering, making whiskey barrels at Wiley & Co, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961

Coopering, making whiskey barrels at Wiley & Co, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961. The photograph shows a worker from the bonded warehouse hammering the rings into place on a barrel

Background imageHammer Collection: John H. Slattery (Colo. Legisl.), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

John H. Slattery (Colo. Legisl.), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
John H. Slattery (Colo. Legisl.), between c1910 and c1915. Probably shows John Henry Slattery (d. 1933) who served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1911 to 1914.

Background imageHammer Collection: Serge Mercouroff and 'Tolstoi', between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Serge Mercouroff and "Tolstoi", between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Serge Mercouroff and "Tolstoi", between c1910 and c1915. Shows Russian sculptor Sergei Dmitrievich Merkurov (1881-1952) working on his statue of Leo Tolstoy.

Background imageHammer Collection: Interior of the Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Interior of the Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon - interior, 1864. Building celebrating the tercentenary of William Shakespeare's birth, '...designed by Messrs

Background imageHammer Collection: British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. British women carpenters working in a workshop near the front during World War I

Background imageHammer Collection: Employment of Lancashire operatives, under the Public Works Act... Blackburn, 1864

Employment of Lancashire operatives, under the Public Works Act... Blackburn, 1864. Creator: Frederick John Skill
Employment of Lancashire operatives, under the Public Works Act, at Revidge Hill, Corporation Park, Blackburn, 1864. There has been no difficulty in setting the men to work

Background imageHammer Collection: 'Winter', drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson. 'Winter', drawn by A. Hunt, 1864

"Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson. "Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864
"Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. The sun is sinking-in the wintry sky, And all the landscape lies enwrapp'd in snow; The day is dying, and to see it die Come youth and age

Background imageHammer Collection: Emblematic Group of Figures, by Mr. John Thomas, over the Principal Entrance of the Leeds... 1858

Emblematic Group of Figures, by Mr. John Thomas, over the Principal Entrance of the Leeds... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Emblematic Group of Figures, by Mr. John Thomas, over the Principal Entrance of the Leeds Townhall, 1858. Bas-relief by...Mr. Thomas of London, the sculptor of the Houses of Parliament

Background imageHammer Collection: American Sketches: Prison Life in Blackwell's Island, New York - outdoor work, 1876

American Sketches: Prison Life in Blackwell's Island, New York - outdoor work, 1876. Creator: Unknown
American Sketches: Prison Life in Blackwell's Island, New York - outdoor work, 1876. The outdoor employments assigned to most of the male convicts, who number above five hundred

Background imageHammer Collection: Martyrdom scene, early 15th century. Creator: Unknown

Martyrdom scene, early 15th century. Creator: Unknown
Martyrdom scene, early 15th century. Page from a Book of Hours

Background imageHammer Collection: Musical theories of Pythagoras, 1492. Creator: Unknown

Musical theories of Pythagoras, 1492. Creator: Unknown
Musical theories of Pythagoras, 1492. Men playing musical instruments and making sounds. At top left, an anvil is struck with hammers

Background imageHammer Collection: The Prince of Wales riveting the last bolt of the Alexandra Railway Bridge in the Punjaub...1876

The Prince of Wales riveting the last bolt of the Alexandra Railway Bridge in the Punjaub...1876. Creator: Unknown
The Prince of Wales riveting the last bolt of the Alexandra Railway Bridge in the Punjaub, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876

Background imageHammer Collection: Tor's Fight with the Giants, 1872. Creator: Marten Eskil Winge

Tor's Fight with the Giants, 1872. Creator: Marten Eskil Winge
Tor's Fight with the Giants, 1872

Background imageHammer Collection: Prometheus Being Chained by Vulcan, 1623. Creator: Dirck van Baburen

Prometheus Being Chained by Vulcan, 1623. Creator: Dirck van Baburen
Prometheus Being Chained by Vulcan, 1623. Other Title(s): Prometheus Chained by Vulcan

Background imageHammer Collection: The Prince of Wales closing the last rivet of the Victoria Tubular Bridge over the St. Lawrence

The Prince of Wales closing the last rivet of the Victoria Tubular Bridge over the St. Lawrence... Creator: Unknown
The Prince of Wales closing the last rivet of the Victoria Tubular Bridge over the St. Lawrence - from a sketch by our special artist in Canada, G. H. Andrews, 1860

Background imageHammer Collection: The Age of Copper, 1599. Creators: Antonio Tempesta, Nicolaus van Aelst

The Age of Copper, 1599. Creators: Antonio Tempesta, Nicolaus van Aelst
The Age of Copper, 1599. From The Four Ages of the World, pl. 3

Background imageHammer Collection: 'The Village Smithy', by Lewis, in the Crystal Palace Picture Gallery, 1860. Creator: Morgan

"The Village Smithy", by Lewis, in the Crystal Palace Picture Gallery, 1860. Creator: Morgan
"The Village Smithy", by Lewis, in the Crystal Palace Picture Gallery, 1860. This is just of the class of subject in which Mr

Background imageHammer Collection: La Suppression de L'Industrie Francaise; la destruction au Marteau des metiers du tissage... 1917

La Suppression de L'Industrie Francaise; la destruction au Marteau des metiers du tissage... 1917. Creator: Unknown
La Suppression de L'Industrie Francaise; la destruction au Marteau des metiers du tissage cattelain, a Boussieres, en juin 1917, 1917

Background imageHammer Collection: Blacksmith in his forge, 1870-1923. Creator: Willem Witsen

Blacksmith in his forge, 1870-1923. Creator: Willem Witsen
Blacksmith in his forge, 1870-1923

Background imageHammer Collection: Blacksmith at work in his forge, 1870-1923. Creator: Willem Witsen

Blacksmith at work in his forge, 1870-1923. Creator: Willem Witsen
Blacksmith at work in his forge, 1870-1923

Background imageHammer Collection: Jan van Speijk lights the gunpowder fuse, 5 February 1831, (1831-1850)

Jan van Speijk lights the gunpowder fuse, 5 February 1831, (1831-1850). Creator: Jacobus Schoemaker Doyer
Jan van Speijk lights the gunpowder fuse, 5 February 1831, (1831-1850). Dutch naval lieutenant commander with the United Netherlands Navy who became a hero in the Netherlands for his opposition to

Background imageHammer Collection: The Slijpsteenmarkt and Het Zeerecht, Amsterdam, 1825-1874. Creator: Unknown

The Slijpsteenmarkt and Het Zeerecht, Amsterdam, 1825-1874. Creator: Unknown
The Slijpsteenmarkt and Het Zeerecht, Amsterdam, 1825-1874. The Slijpsteenmarkt ((Whetstone Market) and Het Zeerecht (Martime Law building)

Background imageHammer Collection: The Weaponsmith, 1650-1660. Creator: Gabriel Metsu

The Weaponsmith, 1650-1660. Creator: Gabriel Metsu
The Weaponsmith, 1650-1660

Background imageHammer Collection: Interior of a Cobbler's Shop, c.1650. Creator: David Ryckaert III

Interior of a Cobbler's Shop, c.1650. Creator: David Ryckaert III
Interior of a Cobbler's Shop, c.1650

Background imageHammer Collection: Bookplate of Willibald Pirckheimer, 1529. Creators: Master I.B. Georg Pencz

Bookplate of Willibald Pirckheimer, 1529. Creators: Master I.B. Georg Pencz
Bookplate of Willibald Pirckheimer, 1529

Background imageHammer Collection: His Royal Highness Prince Albert laying the Foundation-Stone of the Strangers Home

His Royal Highness Prince Albert laying the Foundation-Stone of the Strangers Home, near Limehouse Church, 1856. Founding of a building...affording all the comforts

Background imageHammer Collection: Ceremony of Laying the Foundation-Stone of the New School-House at the Philanthropic Society's Farm

Ceremony of Laying the Foundation-Stone of the New School-House at the Philanthropic Society's Farm, Red-Hill, [Surrey], 1856. The new School-house is the gift of Mr

Background imageHammer Collection: Mason Smoking with Companions in a Tavern, c.1675. Creator: David Teniers II

Mason Smoking with Companions in a Tavern, c.1675. Creator: David Teniers II
Mason Smoking with Companions in a Tavern, c.1675

Background imageHammer Collection: The Land Transport Camp before Sebastopol - Shoeing a Refractory Mule - sketched by J. A

The Land Transport Camp before Sebastopol - Shoeing a Refractory Mule - sketched by J. A. Crowe, 185 Creator: Unknown
The Land Transport Camp before Sebastopol - Shoeing a Refractory Mule - sketched by J. A. Crowe, 1856. Crimean War. In this Sketch our Artist has represented a party of the Land Transport Corps in

Background imageHammer Collection: Bureau of Mines, low temperature laboratories, between 1905 and 1945. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Bureau of Mines, low temperature laboratories, between 1905 and 1945. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Bureau of Mines, low temperature laboratories, between 1905 and 1945. The United States Bureau of Mines (USBM) was the primary US government agency conducting scientific research

Background imageHammer Collection: John Henry, Los Angeles, 1936. Creator: Unknown

John Henry, Los Angeles, 1936. Creator: Unknown
John Henry, Los Angeles, 1936. Mayan Theatre..."John Henry" - Federal Theatre Project...Div. of W.P.A.'. Play based on the African-American folk hero

Background imageHammer Collection: Esquisse pour la salle des mariages de la mairie du 15e arrondissement : Le travail, 1884

Esquisse pour la salle des mariages de la mairie du 15e arrondissement : Le travail, 1884. Allegorical figures: Labour

Background imageHammer Collection: Esquisse pour la salle des mariages de la mairie du 13ème arrondissement : Vertus civiques. 1878

Esquisse pour la salle des mariages de la mairie du 13ème arrondissement : Vertus civiques. 1878
Esquisse pour la salle des mariages de la mairie du 13eme arrondissement : Vertus civiques. 1878. Sketch for interior of reception hall for marriages. Civic virtues: blacksmith's forge

Background imageHammer Collection: Esquisse pour l'escalier d'honneur de la mairie de Pantin : Le Travail sous l'égide... 1886

Esquisse pour l'escalier d'honneur de la mairie de Pantin : Le Travail sous l'égide... 1886
Esquisse pour l'escalier d'honneur de la mairie de Pantin : Le Travail sous l'egide de la Republique amene l'abondance et la prosperite (plafond), 1886

Background imageHammer Collection: Esquisse pour la galerie des Métiers de l'Hôtel de Ville: Forgerons, 1890

Esquisse pour la galerie des Métiers de l'Hôtel de Ville: Forgerons, 1890. Creator: Pierre Victor Galland
Esquisse pour la galerie des Metiers de l'Hotel de Ville: Forgerons, 1890. Blacksmiths

Background imageHammer Collection: Esquisse pour la galerie des Métiers de l'Hôtel de Ville : Fondeurs, 1890

Esquisse pour la galerie des Métiers de l'Hôtel de Ville : Fondeurs, 1890. Creator: Pierre Victor Galland
Esquisse pour la galerie des Metiers de l'Hotel de Ville : Fondeurs, 1890. Foundry workers

Background imageHammer Collection: Hammer and Compass, 1890-1891. Creator: James Henry Moser

Hammer and Compass, 1890-1891. Creator: James Henry Moser
Hammer and Compass, 1890-1891

Background imageHammer Collection: Army, U.S. Army Medical School; Typhoid Vaccine, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Army, U.S

Army, U.S. Army Medical School; Typhoid Vaccine, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Army, U.S
Army, U.S. Army Medical School; Typhoid Vaccine, 1917

Background imageHammer Collection: Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881

Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881. Creator: Jules Didier
Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881

Background imageHammer Collection: Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881

Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881. Creator: Jules Didier
Metallurgy: Sketch for the school in rue Chateau-Landon, 10th arrondissement of Paris, 1881

Background imageHammer Collection: Collier's Illustrated Weekly, The Great Strike By Carrol D. Wright, United States... c1901

Collier's Illustrated Weekly, The Great Strike By Carrol D. Wright, United States... c1901
Collier's Illustrated Weekly, The Great Strike By Carrol D. Wright, United States Commissioner of Labor, Volume XXVII No. 18, August 3, 1901, Price Ten Cents, c1901

Background imageHammer Collection: Long Live the Third International!, 1921. Creator: Dmitriy Stakhievich Moor

Long Live the Third International!, 1921. Creator: Dmitriy Stakhievich Moor
Long Live the Third International!, 1921. [Publisher: Lit. Otdela Politupravleniia Revvoensoveta Respubliki; Place: Moscow] Additional Title(s): Da zdravstvuet III Internatsional!

Background imageHammer Collection: Newport News dry docks, c1900. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Newport News dry docks, c1900. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Newport News dry docks, c1900. Three men working in a smithy, with forge and anvil, perhaps near the docks

Background imageHammer Collection: Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507. Creator: Nicoletto da Modena

Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507. Creator: Nicoletto da Modena
Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507

Background imageHammer Collection: Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507. Creator: Nicoletto da Modena

Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507. Creator: Nicoletto da Modena
Fate of an Evil Tongue, c. 1507

Background imageHammer Collection: Near or far all trades need to be touched by a reflection of art: Trades: Sketch for the... 1887

Near or far all trades need to be touched by a reflection of art: Trades: Sketch for the... 1887
Near or far all trades need to be touched by a reflection of art: Trades: Sketch for the drawing room in the school in rue Dombasle, 15th arrondissement of Paris, 1887



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