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Background imageWinch Collection: Brewers Quay, Chester Quay and Galley Quay, Lower Thames Street, City of London, 1846

Brewers Quay, Chester Quay and Galley Quay, Lower Thames Street, City of London, 1846. The scene includes the unloading of foreign provisions from vessels on the River Thames using winching

Background imageWinch Collection: Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. USS Washington was renamed the Seattle in Nov. 1916

Background imageWinch Collection: Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865

Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley...of the anxious group of men...handling

Background imageWinch 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 imageWinch 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 imageWinch Collection: Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton on a destroyer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton on a destroyer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton on a destroyer, between c1910 and c1915. Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (1853-1947), a British Army general the deck of a ship with others

Background imageWinch Collection: Torture scene, c17th century. Creator: Anon

Torture scene, c17th century. Creator: Anon
Torture scene, c17th century

Background imageWinch Collection: Replacing the Statue of Napoleon I. on the Vendome Column, Paris, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Replacing the Statue of Napoleon I. on the Vendome Column, Paris, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Replacing the Statue of Napoleon I. on the Vendome Column, Paris, 1876. The original column was started in 1806 at Napoleon's direction and completed in 1810

Background imageWinch 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 imageWinch Collection: Esquisse pour la mairie de Bagneux : les anciennes carrières de Bagneux, c.1907

Esquisse pour la mairie de Bagneux : les anciennes carrières de Bagneux, c.1907. Creator: Paul Albert Steck
Esquisse pour la mairie de Bagneux : les anciennes carrieres de Bagneux, c.1907

Background imageWinch 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 imageWinch Collection: La 'Saucisse'; L'observateur et son travail. Le treuil sur automobile, 1916. Creator: Unknown

La "Saucisse"; L'observateur et son travail. Le treuil sur automobile, 1916. Creator: Unknown
La "Saucisse"; L'observateur et son travail. Le treuil sur automobile, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII

Background imageWinch Collection: 'Go Below the Bridges in One of the Port of London Authority's Launches and Visit Dockland

"Go Below the Bridges in One of the Port of London Authority's Launches and Visit Dockland" Shipping in the Royal Albert Dock, 1937. Ships and barges on the River Thames in London

Background imageWinch 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 imageWinch 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 imageWinch 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 imageWinch 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 imageWinch 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 imageWinch Collection: The Laying of the Foundation-Stone of Victoria College, Jersey, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Laying of the Foundation-Stone of Victoria College, Jersey, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Laying of the Foundation-Stone of Victoria College, Jersey, 1850. Building...to commemorate the visit of the Queen and the Prince Consort to the island in 1846...On the site of the ceremony were

Background imageWinch Collection: Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-Stone of the National Gallery... 1850. Creator: Unknown

Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-Stone of the National Gallery... 1850. Creator: Unknown
His Royal Highness Prince Albert Laying the Foundation-Stone of the National Gallery, at Edinburgh, 1850. The enclosed space had several stands erected within it...On the west side of the area was

Background imageWinch Collection: The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Unloading Girders, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Unloading Girders, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park - Unloading Girders, 1850. View of...the large crane, by which the cast-iron girders are unloaded from the waggon - one of Pickford's in the present

Background imageWinch 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 imageWinch Collection: Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Trawool in central Victoria, on the middle reaches of the Goulburn River, first explored by Hume and Hovell in 1824, was later settled as a sheep station

Background imageWinch Collection: Raising the Drawbridge of the Castle, c1934

Raising the Drawbridge of the Castle, c1934. Illustration showing the drawbridge worked by means of a pivoted beam with a counterweight

Background imageWinch Collection: The Seventh Month, from the series The Twelve Months by Two Artists (Ryoga juni ko), n. d

The Seventh Month, from the series The Twelve Months by Two Artists (Ryoga juni ko), n. d
The Seventh Month, from the series The Twelve Months by Two Artists (Ryoga juni ko), n.d

Background imageWinch Collection: Gemini 5 capsule hoisted onboard recovery ship, 1965. Creator: NASA

Gemini 5 capsule hoisted onboard recovery ship, 1965. Creator: NASA
Gemini 5 capsule hoisted onboard recovery ship, 1965. The Gemini 5 spacecraft is brought aboard the recovery ship, U.S.S. Lake Champlain after a successful splashdown at the end of its mission

Background imageWinch Collection: Apollo 8 Recovery, 1968. Creator: NASA

Apollo 8 Recovery, 1968. Creator: NASA
Apollo 8 Recovery, 1968. A team of U.S. Navy underwater demolition swimmers prepares the Apollo 8 command module for being hoisted aboard the carrier U.S.S

Background imageWinch Collection: LDSD retrieval, June 28, 2014. Creator: NASA

LDSD retrieval, June 28, 2014. Creator: NASA
LDSD retrieval, June 28, 2014. NASAs Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) is lifted aboard the Kahana recovery vessel. The LDSD launch tested technologies for landing large payloads on Mars

Background imageWinch Collection: Ceremony of laying the 'Foundation Stone'of the Durham Monument

Ceremony of laying the "Foundation Stone"of the Durham Monument
Ceremony of laying the " Foundation Stone" of the Durham Monument, on Penshaw Hill, 1844. The Penshaw Monument in Sunderland, County Durham, was built to commemorate John Lambton

Background imageWinch Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley

The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley
The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]

Background imageWinch Collection: Della Trasportatione dell Obelisco Vaticano et delle Fabriche di Nostro Signore Papa

Della Trasportatione dell Obelisco Vaticano et delle Fabriche di Nostro Signore Papa Sisto V fatte dal Cavallier Domenico Fontana Architetto di sua Santita Libro Primo, 1590

Background imageWinch Collection: View from the Quai d Orsay, 1854. Creator: Johan Barthold Jongkind

View from the Quai d Orsay, 1854. Creator: Johan Barthold Jongkind
View from the Quai d Orsay, 1854

Background imageWinch Collection: Le Chevet de Notre-Dame, Le Matin, 1903. Creator: Unknown

Le Chevet de Notre-Dame, Le Matin, 1903. Creator: Unknown
Le Chevet de Notre-Dame, Le Matin, 1903. The Point of Notre-Dame, Morning. Man winding a winch on the River Seine, Paris. From " La Revue De L Art Ancien et Moderne" - Volume XIV

Background imageWinch Collection: Philadephia, from Below the New South-Street-Bridge, 1874. Creator: Alfred Harral

Philadephia, from Below the New South-Street-Bridge, 1874. Creator: Alfred Harral
Philadephia, from Below the New South-Street-Bridge, 1874. Cargo boats on the Schuylkill River at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. the largest vessels

Background imageWinch Collection: Warehouses by the Thames, 1872. Creator: Gustave Doré

Warehouses by the Thames, 1872. Creator: Gustave Doré
Warehouses by the Thames, 1872. From, " LONDON. A Pilgrimage" by Gustave Dore and Blanchard Jerrold. [Grant and Co. 72-78, Turnmill Street, E.C. 1872]

Background imageWinch Collection: Painting Men and Gear, 1936. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Painting Men and Gear, 1936. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Painting Men and Gear, 1936, showing men winching to lighthouse in rough seas

Background imageWinch Collection: Sea salvage, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Sea salvage, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Sea salvage, 1912

Background imageWinch Collection: Preparing diver for sea salvage, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Preparing diver for sea salvage, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Preparing diver for sea salvage, 1912

Background imageWinch Collection: Use of the winch for barrage balloon, Somme, northern France, c1914-c1918

Use of the winch for barrage balloon, Somme, northern France, c1914-c1918. Photograph from a series of glass plate stereoview images depicting scenes from World War I (1914-1918)

Background imageWinch Collection: The Drawbridge Defending London City, c1934

The Drawbridge Defending London City, c1934. Illustration showing Old London Bridge, with the drawbridge and portcullis, and mechanism for raising and lowering them

Background imageWinch Collection: Winch for barrage balloon, Genicourt, northern France, c1914-c1918

Winch for barrage balloon, Genicourt, northern France, c1914-c1918. Photograph from a series of glass plate stereoview images depicting scenes from World War I (1914-1918)

Background imageWinch Collection: The Eternal Fight Against the Sea: Armoured Casing for the Deep-Sea Diver, c1935

The Eternal Fight Against the Sea: Armoured Casing for the Deep-Sea Diver, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume I, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageWinch Collection: Seen from a crane, the River Clyde has appearance of a long narrow dock basin, 1937

Seen from a crane, the River Clyde has appearance of a long narrow dock basin, 1937
Seen from a Mammoth crane, the River Clyde has the appearance of a long narrow dock basin, 1937. From Shipping Wonders of the World, Vol. II, edited by Clarence Winchester

Background imageWinch Collection: Bow Bridge, Bow, Poplar, London, 1835

Bow Bridge, Bow, Poplar, London, 1835. The new bridge being built over the River Lea; workmen use a winch to lift heavy materials

Background imageWinch Collection: Hays Wharf with carts being loaded up outside, Bermondsey, London, 1834. Artist

Hays Wharf with carts being loaded up outside, Bermondsey, London, 1834. Artist
Hays Wharf with carts being loaded up outside, Bermondsey, London, 1834. Sacks being moved between the warehouse and horse drawn carts. Cranes are used to winch the goods up and down

Background imageWinch Collection: View of Chamberlains Wharf, Tooley Street, Bermondsey, London, 1846

View of Chamberlains Wharf, Tooley Street, Bermondsey, London, 1846. Barrels wait on the wharf. The warehouses have cranes for winching cargo on and off the ships and boats

Background imageWinch Collection: Fishmongers Hall, Thames Street, London, c1827. Artist: William Henry Bartlett

Fishmongers Hall, Thames Street, London, c1827. Artist: William Henry Bartlett
Fishmongers Hall, Thames Street, London, c1827. View of the new Fishmongers Hall showing Thames Street and the construction of London Bridge

Background imageWinch Collection: Biblicae Historiae, Artificiosissimis picturis effigiatae Per Sebaldum Behem Pictorem

Biblicae Historiae, Artificiosissimis picturis effigiatae Per Sebaldum Behem Pictorem Francoforten/ Biblische Historien Kunstlich furgemalet



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