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Choose from 51 pictures in our Lead collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Making A Stained Glass Window, c1934 Featured Print

Making A Stained Glass Window, c1934

Making A Stained Glass Window, c1934. Illustration showing a Tudor workshop. The accompanying text describes the process of heating glass to make it molten so it could be blown, adding metallic substances to produce coloured glass, and the method of cutting individual pieces and joining them with lead strips to make the finished design. From The Romance of the Nation, Volume Two, edited by Charles Ray. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd., London, c1934]

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Drakes Funeral, January 1596, (c1880) Featured Print

Drakes Funeral, January 1596, (c1880)

Drake's Funeral, January 1596, (c1880). Sir Francis Drake (c1540- 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. He survived canonball fire two weeks prior to his death of dysentry, in January 1596 while anchored off the coast of Portobelo, Panama. Before dying, he asked to be dressed in his full armour. He was buried at sea in a lead coffin, near Portobelo. Divers continue to search for the coffin. From British Battles on Land and Sea, Vol. I, by James Grant. [Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, Paris & New York, c1880]

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Sectional view of Gay-Lussacs lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870 Featured Print

Sectional view of Gay-Lussacs lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870

Sectional view of Gay-Lussac's lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870. These were for the large-scale production of sulphuric acid also (Oil of Vitriol or H2SO4), one of the most important industrial chemicals. Invented in 1827, Gay-Lussac's (1778-1850) method only came into use after the invention by John Glover (1817-1902) of the denitrating tower (E) some thirty years later. From Les Merveilles de l'Industrie by Louis Figuier. (Paris, c1870). Engraving

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