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Background imageLifting Gear Collection: New Hydraulic Lift at the Victoria Docks, 1858. Creator: Walmsley

New Hydraulic Lift at the Victoria Docks, 1858. Creator: Walmsley
New Hydraulic Lift at the Victoria Docks, [London], 1858. The new graving-docks in connection with the Victoria Docks, the construction of which was commenced about two years back

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Laying the Foundation-Stone of the new Masonic Temple at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Laying the Foundation-Stone of the new Masonic Temple at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Laying the Foundation-Stone of the new Masonic Temple at Shanghai, [China], 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. W. Saunders

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Embarking elephants at Bombay for the Abyssinian Expedition, 1868. Creator: C. R

Embarking elephants at Bombay for the Abyssinian Expedition, 1868. Creator: C. R
Embarking elephants at Bombay for the Abyssinian Expedition, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. Frank J. Capp, Bombay Staff Corps

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich:.great cylinder for a...steam-engine, 1865

A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich:.great cylinder for a...steam-engine, 1865. Creator: Unknown
A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: casting a great cylinder for a marine steam-engine, 1865. Illustration representing...the molten metal being poured into the mould...the

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864

London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Creator: Unknown
London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Illustration of works on...the great northern outfall on the Essex side of the Thames

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Amidst the diverse commodities brought into the port of London by so many vessels from every region of the globe

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, 1864

Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, Great Queen-street, [London], 1864. This edifice is to provide a central gathering-place for the Freemasons

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864

The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Messrs. Ghemar

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, [Lucknow, India], 1864. Engraving of a photograph, of...the scene on Saturday, the 2nd of January

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, [London], 1864. View from the bottom of Cow-cross and St. John-street towards the south-west

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome

Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by M. Carli, a French artist

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Demolition of Blackfriars Bridge, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Demolition of Blackfriars Bridge, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Demolition of Blackfriars Bridge, [London], 1864. View from the Surrey bank of the Thames, showing...the scaffolding which has been erected facilitate the removal of materials...[Also visible are]

Background imageLifting Gear 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 imageLifting Gear Collection: Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-stone of the New Wing of the Licenced Victuallers Asylum

Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-stone of the New Wing of the Licenced Victuallers Asylum, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-stone of the New Wing of the Licenced Victuallers Asylum, 1858....the ceremony of laying the foundation-stone of the above addition to the well-known building

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Prince of Wales laying the Foundation-Stone of the Alexandra Battery, Gibraltar...1876

The Prince of Wales laying the Foundation-Stone of the Alexandra Battery, Gibraltar...1876. Creator: C.R
The Prince of Wales laying the Foundation-Stone of the Alexandra Battery, Gibraltar, from a sketch by our special artist, 1876

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train, 1876. On 21 January 1876, the Edinburgh-London Special Scotch Express was involved in a collision

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis

Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis... 1 Creator: Unknown
Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis [of Anglesey] near Menai Bridge - from a drawing by Mr. W. G. Haslam, 1860

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Lord Stratford de Redcliffe laying the Foundation Stone of the Memorial Church at... 1858

Lord Stratford de Redcliffe laying the Foundation Stone of the Memorial Church at... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Lord Stratford de Redcliffe laying the Foundation Stone of the Memorial Church at Constantinople, 1858. A large tent was erected at the top of the inclosure for the personnel of the [British] Embassy

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Prince of Wales laying the last stone of the Victoria Bridge over the St. Lawrence... 1860

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

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Scaffolding for Raising the Quarter-Bells in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament

Scaffolding for Raising the Quarter-Bells in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Scaffolding for Raising the Quarter-Bells in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament, [London], 1857. St Stephen's Tower, (later renamed the Elizabeth Tower)

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Belfry in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Belfry in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Belfry in the Clock Tower of the New Houses of Parliament, [London], 1857. St Stephen's Tower, (later renamed the Elizabeth Tower), houses Big Ben

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Winter landscape with houses and lifting gear along frozen canal, 1771. Creator: Jacob Cats

Winter landscape with houses and lifting gear along frozen canal, 1771. Creator: Jacob Cats
Winter landscape with houses and lifting gear along frozen canal, 1771

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912

Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912. Early aviation, USA. Men hauling biplane out of the water

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912

Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Anthony Jannus, Flights And Tests of Rex Smith Plane Flown By Jannus - Flights of Plane, 1912. Early aviation, USA. Men hauling biplane out of the water

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Ignis (Fire), 1622. Creator: Jan van de Velde II

Ignis (Fire), 1622. Creator: Jan van de Velde II
Ignis (Fire), 1622

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Fire. Creator: Jan van de Velde II

Fire. Creator: Jan van de Velde II
Fire

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Top of Mineshaft, c. 1815. Creator: Frederick Nash

Top of Mineshaft, c. 1815. Creator: Frederick Nash
Top of Mineshaft, c. 1815

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Graphic, Front Cover Saturday, December 20, 1890, 1890. Creator: Unknown

The Graphic, Front Cover Saturday, December 20, 1890, 1890. Creator: Unknown
The Graphic, Front Cover Saturday, December 20, 1890, 1890.From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 42. July to December, 1890

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: 'Surprise Valley Farm, ' Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island

"Surprise Valley Farm, " Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. 1917. Estate designed in 1914 by Grosvenor Atterbury for railroad magnate Arthur Curtiss

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: All Things Requisite for a Neat Job of Cargo Lifting' Loading Cars for Export, 1937. Creator: Fox

All Things Requisite for a Neat Job of Cargo Lifting" Loading Cars for Export, 1937. Creator: Fox
All Things Requisite for a Neat Job of Cargo Lifting" Loading Cars for Export, 1937. Dockers on the River Thames in London. From "The Said Noble River", by Alan Bell

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Farmyard, 1859. Creator: Emmanuel Phélippes-Beaulieu

The Farmyard, 1859. Creator: Emmanuel Phélippes-Beaulieu
The Farmyard, 1859

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing

U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing. U.S
U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Installing Apotheosis of Democracy marble relief sculpture by Paul Wayland Bartlett, Washington DC

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing

U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing. U.S
U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Installing Apotheosis of Democracy marble relief sculpture by Paul Wayland Bartlett, Washington DC

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing

U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing. U.S
U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Installing Apotheosis of Democracy marble relief sculpture by Paul Wayland Bartlett, Washington DC

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing

U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing. U.S
U.S. Capitol - Pediment On House Front; Sculpture By Paul Bartlett, 1916. Installing Apotheosis of Democracy marble relief sculpture by Paul Wayland Bartlett, Washington DC

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Matacong, on the West Coast of Africa - the Pier, Warehouses, etc. 1854. Creator: Unknown

Matacong, on the West Coast of Africa - the Pier, Warehouses, etc. 1854. Creator: Unknown
Matacong, on the West Coast of Africa - the Pier, Warehouses, etc. 1854. Sketch accompanying an article on...the progress in "legitimate trade" [at the island of Matakong off the coast of

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Siege of Sebastopol - Preparing a Train for the Trenches, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Siege of Sebastopol - Preparing a Train for the Trenches, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Siege of Sebastopol - Preparing a Train for the Trenches, 1854. Crimean War: British Army position. Sebastopol will fall, no one doubts it - the question is only one of time...It is satisfactory...to

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Mare and Co.'s Iron Ship-Building Works, Bow-Creek, Blackwall, 1854

Mare and Co.'s Iron Ship-Building Works, Bow-Creek, Blackwall, 1854. Creator: Charles William Sheeres
Mare and Co.'s Iron Ship-Building Works, Bow-Creek, Blackwall, 1854. Shipyard on the River Thames in London during the Crimean War, ...an industrial army of between 3000 and 4000 hands

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Lizard Serpentine Signal-Staff Quarry, near Cadgwith, Cornwall, 1854. Creator: Unknown

The Lizard Serpentine Signal-Staff Quarry, near Cadgwith, Cornwall, 1854. Creator: Unknown
The Lizard Serpentine Signal-Staff Quarry, near Cadgwith, Cornwall, 1854. This Quarry...is being worked by Henderson's patented

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Shipping the Great Bull from Nimroud, at Morghill, on the Euphrates, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Shipping the Great Bull from Nimroud, at Morghill, on the Euphrates, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Shipping the Great Bull from Nimroud, at Morghill, on the Euphrates, [Iraq], 1850. The drawing from which the Engraving...is taken has been brought over by one of the Messrs

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Raising the Ribs of the Transept Roof, 1850

The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Raising the Ribs of the Transept Roof, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Raising the Ribs of the Transept Roof, 1850. The extraordinary resources of the contractors of the "Crystal Palace" have had no fitter occasion

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Plan of the Victoria Tower, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Plan of the Victoria Tower, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Plan of the Victoria Tower, 1850. Progress of the New Houses of Parliament...the octagonal turrets at the angles...in which are the staircases...On each side, within the walls

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: The Victoria Tower - Elevation of the Hoisting-Screw, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Victoria Tower - Elevation of the Hoisting-Screw, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Victoria Tower - Elevation of the Hoisting-Screw, 1850. Progress of the New Houses of Parliament...M M being the guide-posts

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Part of the Victoria Tower - the Hoisting-Scaffold, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Part of the Victoria Tower - the Hoisting-Scaffold, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Part of the Victoria Tower - the Hoisting-Scaffold, 1850....there are few mechanical contrivances employed in the various works at the New Palace, Westminster

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Dock in course of construction at Boulogne, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Dock in course of construction at Boulogne, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Dock in course of construction at Boulogne, [France], 1862. The entire dock, including the sluice-entrance, will cover nearly seventy English acres...the total cost...is estimated at something like

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Receiving goods at the International Exhibition Building, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Receiving goods at the International Exhibition Building, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Receiving goods at the International Exhibition Building, [South Kensington, London], 1862. Our Illustration represents a section of the busy scenes within the building of the International

Background imageLifting Gear Collection: Reinforcements for Canada: shipping sledges on board the Calcutta at Woolwich for guns... 1862

Reinforcements for Canada: shipping sledges on board the Calcutta at Woolwich for guns... 1862. Creator: W Thomas
Reinforcements for Canada: shipping sledges on board the Calcutta at Woolwich for guns and carriages of the battery 4th Battalion Royal Artillery, 1862



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