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Background imageWorkman Collection: The Engineer, 1867

The Engineer, 1867. The workman is using a file on an engine part held in a vice. Engineers made and maintained the steam engines and machinery used in manufacturing and transport

Background imageWorkman Collection: Tearing up floor of House of Reps., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Tearing up floor of House of Reps., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Tearing up floor of House of Reps., between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageWorkman Collection: Works of the Southern Embankment of the Thames at Lambeth, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Works of the Southern Embankment of the Thames at Lambeth, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Works of the Southern Embankment of the Thames at Lambeth, [south London], 1868. A '...view of the present aspect of the works for the southern embankment of the Thames

Background imageWorkman Collection: Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, [London], 1868. '...at the bidding of Lord John Manners, the emptied bed of the Regent's Park ornamental water presented a hideous spectacle to the eyes of

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Trinity Buoy Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Trinity Buoy Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Trinity Buoy Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Workshop which repairs and maintains devices to warn of hazards at sea. '...if any light, buoy

Background imageWorkman Collection: Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Construction of the new St Pancras Station in London. 'Half Somers Town was demolished...The Metropolitan tunnel of the Midland Railway will

Background imageWorkman Collection: Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. '...by far the larger part of the working population who are in want of work assemble in the open air on particular

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps:...working galleries, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: amalgamation of the second and third working galleries, 1869

Background imageWorkman Collection: The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine in the tunnel, 1869. 'The Sardinian Government then appointed M. Maus, a Belgian engineer, and M

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. 'The Engraving on our front page shows one or two groups of the fellahs, or native Egyptian labourers

Background imageWorkman Collection: The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine in the second working gallery, 1869. 'An English engineer, Mr

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, [Egypt], 1869. 'The Chalouf cutting, which is situated near the south-eastern extremity of the Bitter Lakes

Background imageWorkman Collection: The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, [Italy], 1869. 'A conspicuous object at Brindisi is the old castle

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal [in Egypt]: labourers removing earth, 1869. Workers on that '...great enterprise which now approaches its completion

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: dredges and elevators at work, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: dredges and elevators at work, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal [in Egypt]: dredges and elevators at work, 1869. 'There is a different kind of mechanical apparatus

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Cam River improvements: dredging at St. John's Bridge, Cambridge, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Cam River improvements: dredging at St. John's Bridge, Cambridge, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Cam River improvements: dredging at St. John's Bridge, Cambridge, 1869. Illustration of works '...for the improvement of the narrow and shallow river at Cambridge

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Buoy Store, Trinity Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Buoy Store, Trinity Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Trinity Buoy Wharf, Blackwall, 1868. Workshop which repairs and maintains devices to warn of hazards at sea. '...if any light, buoy

Background imageWorkman Collection: Canal and bridge of SS. Apostoli, Venice, c.1929. Creator: David Muirhead Bone

Canal and bridge of SS. Apostoli, Venice, c.1929. Creator: David Muirhead Bone
Canal and bridge of SS. Apostoli, Venice, c.1929.

Background imageWorkman Collection: Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, [London], 1868. View giving '...a notion of the position of the cutting of the archway beneath the Marylebone-road

Background imageWorkman Collection: Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Embarkation of dockyard workmen as emigrants at Portsmouth, 1869. '...discharged workmen of the Admiralty dockyards, with their wives and families, on board her Majesty's screw troop-ship Crocodile

Background imageWorkman Collection: Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Park, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Park, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Park, 1868. 'The readers of this Journal, whether personally visiting the Exhibition or not, were enabled, by our numerous Illustrations

Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Central Garden, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Central Garden, 1868. 'The vast oval structure of the Exhibition Palace, and the mimic temples, the elegant pavilions, the cottages ornees

Background imageWorkman Collection: Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Conflict between workmen and soldiers at the Seraing Ironworks, Belgium, 1869. 'The alarming riots which have broken out in some of the mining

Background imageWorkman Collection: Keel of NEW YORK, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Keel of NEW YORK, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Keel of NEW YORK, 1911

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Stevedores in Arles, 1888. Creator: Vincent van Gogh

The Stevedores in Arles, 1888. Creator: Vincent van Gogh
The Stevedores in Arles, 1888

Background imageWorkman Collection: Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Creator: David Muirhead Bone

Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Creator: David Muirhead Bone
Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Located on a site between Regent Street and Piccadilly, St James Hall was a celebrated London concert hall where handsome performances were held for

Background imageWorkman Collection: The clock tower, Paris, 1852. Creator: Charles Meryon

The clock tower, Paris, 1852. Creator: Charles Meryon
The clock tower, Paris, 1852

Background imageWorkman Collection: Escaped from Tampico, in launch, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Escaped from Tampico, in launch, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Escaped from Tampico, in launch, 1914. Shows seven men who escaped in a small boat from Tampico, Mexico arriving in Galveston, Texas. The men left during the U.S

Background imageWorkman Collection: A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: turning a paddle shaft for a steam-ship

A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: turning a paddle shaft for a steam-ship, 1865. Illustration representing...the enormous shaft for the paddles of a steam-ship

Background imageWorkman Collection: A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: turning a crank axle, 1865. Creator: Unknown

A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: turning a crank axle, 1865. Creator: Unknown
A visit to Penn's Marine Engine Factory, at Greenwich: turning a crank axle, 1865. Illustration representing...the operation of turning a crank-axle in a mighty lathe...The various fitting

Background imageWorkman Collection: Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich: the Large Machine-Shop and Turnery, 1865

Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich: the Large Machine-Shop and Turnery, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich [London]: the Large Machine-Shop and Turnery, 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Nelson K

Background imageWorkman Collection: Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich: the Erecting Shop, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich: the Erecting Shop, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Penn's Machine-Engine Factory at Greenwich [London]: the Erecting Shop, 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Nelson K

Background imageWorkman Collection: H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown

H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown
H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. An officer of H.M.S. Leopard has sent us a sketch of the position of that ship in Muirhead's Dock, Shanghai

Background imageWorkman Collection: 'The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080', from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865

"The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080", from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865. Engraving of a painting

Background imageWorkman Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable:..workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable:..workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia, 1865 Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: encampment of workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley

Background imageWorkman 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 imageWorkman Collection: The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, [Bexley], 1864. View of...the works at this important outlet for the whole of the sewage drained from the area on the south side of the Thames

Background imageWorkman Collection: The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill...from the temporary bridge, 1864

The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill...from the temporary bridge, 1864
The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill, viewed from the temporary bridge, [London], 1864. View...overlooking, on its eastern side

Background imageWorkman Collection: The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown

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

Background imageWorkman Collection: Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan

Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan, 1864 Creator: Unknown
Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama - from a sketch by our special artist in Japan, 1864. We engrave...[a] sketch taken by Mr

Background imageWorkman Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:..Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:..Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: remains of Broadhead Wheel Mill, on the Loxley, near Matlock: workmen searching for tools, 1864

Background imageWorkman 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 imageWorkman 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 imageWorkman Collection: Demolition of Lyon's Inn, Strand, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Demolition of Lyon's Inn, Strand, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Demolition of Lyon's Inn, Strand, [London], 1862. A piece of old London - a long-neglected, out-of-the-way nook and corner - has disappeared

Background imageWorkman Collection: Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson

Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson
Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, [London], 1862. The disappearance of Hungerford Market...is perhaps not a subject of much, if any

Background imageWorkman Collection: Germans rebuild bridge at Lemberg, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Germans rebuild bridge at Lemberg, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Germans rebuild bridge at Lemberg, between 1914 and c1915. German soldiers on bridge at Lemberg, Austro-Hungarian Empire, (now Lviv, Ukraine), during World War I

Background imageWorkman Collection: Soon-to-be-finished portion of the lock, Kuzminskoe, 1912. Creator

Soon-to-be-finished portion of the lock, Kuzminskoe, 1912. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Soon-to-be-finished portion of the lock, Kuzminskoe, 1912

Background imageWorkman 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]



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