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Background imageProduction Collection: Ring facing, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Ring facing, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Ring facing, between c1915 and c1920

Background imageProduction Collection: U.S.S. Maine, the actors, 1896. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Maine, the actors, 1896. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Maine, the actors, 1896

Background imageProduction Collection: Cartoon from Puck, between 1880 and 1889. Creator: Frederick Burr Opper

Cartoon from Puck, between 1880 and 1889. Creator: Frederick Burr Opper
Cartoon from Puck, between 1880 and 1889

Background imageProduction Collection: Blacksmith Making Tools, early 18th century. Creator: Unknown

Blacksmith Making Tools, early 18th century. Creator: Unknown
Blacksmith Making Tools, early 18th century

Background imageProduction Collection: Selecting fruit for canning, 1904. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Selecting fruit for canning, 1904. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Selecting fruit for canning, 1904

Background imageProduction Collection: Bid Board Office of Supplies & Accounts Navy Dept, between 1915 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Bid Board Office of Supplies & Accounts Navy Dept, between 1915 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Bid Board Office of Supplies & Accounts Navy Dept, between 1915 and 1920. USA. Graph with prices in pounds and hundredweights for Pittsburgh steel in sheet, galvanised and bar form

Background imageProduction 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

Background imageProduction 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

Background imageProduction Collection: The Vintage of the Grapes of the Vine, from the Blockbook Apocalypse, 1465-70. Creator: Unknown

The Vintage of the Grapes of the Vine, from the Blockbook Apocalypse, 1465-70. Creator: Unknown
The Vintage of the Grapes of the Vine, from the Blockbook Apocalypse, 1465-70

Background imageProduction Collection: Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942

Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942
Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel mill takes form, Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah. The new plant will make important additions to the vast amount of steel needed for the war

Background imageProduction Collection: Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942

Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942
Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a steel mill under construction which will soon be producing vitally needed steel, Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah

Background imageProduction Collection: Casting a billet from an electric furnace, Chase Brass and Copper Co. Euclid, Ohio, 1942

Casting a billet from an electric furnace, Chase Brass and Copper Co. Euclid, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Casting a billet from an electric furnace, Chase Brass and Copper Co. Euclid, Ohio. Modern electric furnaces have helped considerably in speeding the production of brass

Background imageProduction Collection: White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steele

White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steele
White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steel[e] Corp. Brackenridge, Pa. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces

Background imageProduction Collection: Servicing one of the floodlights that turn night into day... Columbia Steel Co

Servicing one of the floodlights that turn night into day... Columbia Steel Co
Servicing one of the floodlights that turn night into day at the big construction operations for a new steel plant which will make important additions to the vast amount of steel needed for the war

Background imageProduction Collection: Title Plate from 'The Introduction of the Silkworm'[Vermis Sericus], ca

Title Plate from "The Introduction of the Silkworm"[Vermis Sericus], ca. 1595 Creator: Karel van Mallery
Title Plate from " The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus], ca. 1595

Background imageProduction Collection: The Incubation of the Silkworm Eggs, Plate 3 from 'The Introduction of the Silkworm'[... ca. 1595

The Incubation of the Silkworm Eggs, Plate 3 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm"[... ca. 1595
The Incubation of the Silkworm Eggs, Plate 3 from " The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus], ca. 1595

Background imageProduction Collection: The Gathering of Mulberry Leaves and the Feeding of the Silkworms, Plate 5 from 'The I... ca. 1595

The Gathering of Mulberry Leaves and the Feeding of the Silkworms, Plate 5 from "The I... ca. 1595
The Gathering of Mulberry Leaves and the Feeding of the Silkworms, Plate 5 from " The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus], ca. 1595

Background imageProduction Collection: The Reeling of Silk, Plate 6 from 'The Introduction of the Silkworm'[Vermis Sericus], ... ca. 1595

The Reeling of Silk, Plate 6 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm"[Vermis Sericus], ... ca. 1595
The Reeling of Silk, Plate 6 from " The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus], ca. 1595

Background imageProduction Collection: 4c Electric Automobile in Washington vignette plate proof sheet, 487

4c Electric Automobile in Washington vignette plate proof sheet, 487. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving

Background imageProduction Collection: $5 Calvin Coolidge frame plate proof, 1938. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

$5 Calvin Coolidge frame plate proof, 1938. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
$5 Calvin Coolidge frame plate proof, 1938. Plate number 22169; $5.00 frame

Background imageProduction Collection: 3c American Authors Ralph Waldo Emerson die proof attached to plate proof, 14612

3c American Authors Ralph Waldo Emerson die proof attached to plate proof, 14612. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving

Background imageProduction Collection: 10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation frame plate proof, 487

10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation frame plate proof, 487. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: $2. 60 'Graf Zeppelin'Passing Globe plate proof, 1930

$2. 60 "Graf Zeppelin"Passing Globe plate proof, 1930
$2.60 " Graf Zeppelin" Passing Globe plate proof, 1930. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: 10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation vignette plate proof, 487

10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation vignette plate proof, 487. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: 65c 'Graf Zeppelin'over Atlantic Ocean plate proof, 1930

65c "Graf Zeppelin"over Atlantic Ocean plate proof, 1930
65c " Graf Zeppelin" over Atlantic Ocean plate proof, 1930. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving

Background imageProduction Collection: $5 Calvin Coolidge vignette plate proof, 1938. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

$5 Calvin Coolidge vignette plate proof, 1938. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
$5 Calvin Coolidge vignette plate proof, 1938. Plate number 22166; $5.00 vignette

Background imageProduction Collection: Huck Press experimental plate proof, 1957. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Huck Press experimental plate proof, 1957. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Huck Press experimental plate proof, 1957. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing adopted state-of-the-art printing technologies that transformed stamp production

Background imageProduction Collection: 10c Washington reproduction plate proof on card sheet of fifty, 1891

10c Washington reproduction plate proof on card sheet of fifty, 1891. Item has been handstamped multiple times with blue oval " Bureau Eng. & Pri g, Jan

Background imageProduction Collection: 5c Franklin reproduction card plate proof sheet of fifty, 1891

5c Franklin reproduction card plate proof sheet of fifty, 1891. Item has been handstamped multiple times with bue oval " Bureau Eng. & Pri g, Jan

Background imageProduction Collection: $5 Franklin vignette plate proof, Sept. 14, 1917. Creator

$5 Franklin vignette plate proof, Sept. 14, 1917. Creator
$5 Franklin vignette plate proof, Sept. 14, 1917. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: $1 Trans-Mississippi Western Cattle in Storm plate proof sheet, May 31, 1898

$1 Trans-Mississippi Western Cattle in Storm plate proof sheet, May 31, 1898. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving

Background imageProduction Collection: 3c Baseball Centennial plate proof, 14391. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

3c Baseball Centennial plate proof, 14391. Creator: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
3c Baseball Centennial plate proof, 14391. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: Presidential Series Washington experimental plate proof, 1938

Presidential Series Washington experimental plate proof, 1938. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing produced this experimental plate

Background imageProduction Collection: $2 Mississippi River Bridge plate proof, June 1, 1898. Creator

$2 Mississippi River Bridge plate proof, June 1, 1898. Creator
$2 Mississippi River Bridge plate proof, June 1, 1898. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: Pioneer Electronic Crossover SF-850 for DJ setup, ca. 1970. Creator: Pioneer

Pioneer Electronic Crossover SF-850 for DJ setup, ca. 1970. Creator: Pioneer
A metal Pioneer Electronic Crossover, Model SF-850 machine. The front of the machine is metal, silver with black type, with two rows of knobs. The top row has seven knobs

Background imageProduction Collection: Macaroni drying in the dirty streets of Naples, Italy, c1909. Creator: Unknown

Macaroni drying in the dirty streets of Naples, Italy, c1909. Creator: Unknown
Macaroni drying in the dirty streets of Naples, Italy, c1909. Pasta has to be quickly laid out or hung to dry as soon as it comes through the machine or as its rolled and cut

Background imageProduction Collection: 1905 Lanchester factory. Creator: Unknown

1905 Lanchester factory. Creator: Unknown
1905 Lanchester factory

Background imageProduction Collection: Metroplitan manufacture at Austins Longbridge plant 1956. Creator: Unknown

Metroplitan manufacture at Austins Longbridge plant 1956. Creator: Unknown
Metroplitan manufacture at Austins Longbridge plant 1956

Background imageProduction Collection: G. W. K. factory in Maidenhead, early 1920 s. Creator: Unknown

G. W. K. factory in Maidenhead, early 1920 s. Creator: Unknown
G.W.K. factory in Maidenhead, early 1920 s

Background imageProduction Collection: 1920 Grahame - White cyclecars outside factory in Hendon. Creator: Unknown

1920 Grahame - White cyclecars outside factory in Hendon. Creator: Unknown
1920 Grahame - White cyclecars outside factory in Hendon

Background imageProduction Collection: 1957 Frisky factory, Wolverhampton. Body assembly. Creator: Unknown

1957 Frisky factory, Wolverhampton. Body assembly. Creator: Unknown
1957 Frisky factory, Wolverhampton. Body assembly

Background imageProduction Collection: Globe Theatre, 2007. Creator: Ethel Davies

Globe Theatre, 2007. Creator: Ethel Davies
The (New) Globe, a recreation of the original Shakespearean Globe Theatre, spearheaded by the actor Sam Wanamaker and opened in 1997, plays are presented every season, South Bank, London, SE1, England

Background imageProduction Collection: 5c American Authors Louisa May Alcott die proof attached to plate proof, 14598

5c American Authors Louisa May Alcott die proof attached to plate proof, 14598. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving

Background imageProduction Collection: 3c Pan American Union die proof attached to plate proof, 14682

3c Pan American Union die proof attached to plate proof, 14682. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageProduction Collection: 4 1 / 2c White House approved large die proof, 14072. Creator

4 1 / 2c White House approved large die proof, 14072. Creator
4 1/2c White House approved large die proof, 14072. 4 1/2-cent White House Large Die Proof, originally attached by staples to certified plate proof 21972 as a reference copy for the Bureau of

Background imageProduction Collection: Stamping Blocks of Soap, c1917

Stamping Blocks of Soap, c1917. From How It is Made, by Archibald Williams. [Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York]

Background imageProduction Collection: Selecting the Cigar Wrappers, Havana, Cuba, c1910

Selecting the Cigar Wrappers, Havana, Cuba, c1910

Background imageProduction Collection: Warehouse of Leaf Tobacco, Havana, Cuba, c1910

Warehouse of Leaf Tobacco, Havana, Cuba, c1910
Warehouse of Leaf Tobacco, Havana, Cuba, 1944. [Harris Bros. Co. Havana, Cuba, c1910]



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