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Background imageWork Collection: Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06817

Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06817
Rotherhithe Tunnel, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London. The south entrance to the Rotherhithe Tunnel during construction. One of a series of prints documenting work on the road tunnel beneath the Thames

Background imageWork Collection: BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087

BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087
Holme Moss BBC Transmitter, Holme Moss, Holme Valley, Kirklees, West Yorkshire. View showing a man working the control desk in the ancillary building for the BBC transmitter mast at Holme Moss

Background imageWork Collection: WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007

WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007
CADBY HALL, Hammersmith Road, London. Female workers at Cadby Hall food factory making Christmas puddings for troops fighting in the First World War

Background imageWork Collection: Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002

Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002
WARING AND GILLOW FACTORY, White City, Hammersmith, London. A large crowd of people gathered outside the premises of Waring and Gillow in White City

Background imageWork Collection: Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630

Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630
A view showing a horse and plough team at work possibly in Ilmer, Whiteleaf or Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range: 1896-1920

Background imageWork Collection: Regent Street Sewer a98_05975

Regent Street Sewer a98_05975
REGENT STREET SEWER, Regent Street, Westminster, Greater London. A workman looking along the Regent Street sewer by torchlight. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1980

Background imageWork Collection: Laying a hollow pot floor, Lloyds Avenue, London BL19950A

Laying a hollow pot floor, Lloyds Avenue, London BL19950A
8 LLOYDS AVENUE, City Of London. Construction workers laying a hollow pot reinforced concrete floor at number 8 Lloyds Avenue

Background imageWork Collection: Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620

Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620
MIDLAND ADELPHI HOTEL, Liverpool. Interior view. Group portrait of the hotel orchestra. The hotel was re-opened in 1914 after partial rebuilding and refurbishment in the Neo-Classical style

Background imageWork Collection: Two women filling Sirocco roaster with coffee beans BL24300_001

Two women filling Sirocco roaster with coffee beans BL24300_001
CADBY HALL, Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, Greater London. Two women filling a Sirocco roaster with coffee beans at the factory of J Lyons and Company

Background imageWork Collection: Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431

Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431
Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire. Construction workers on Great Central Railway. The workers have a large steam engine for power

Background imageWork Collection: Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167

Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167
Ipswich, Suffolk. A Cobbold & Co dray emerging from the yard of the Saracens Head. Brewers were often local firms and supplied public houses within a small radius

Background imageWork Collection: Machine Room, Lamson Paragon Supply Co, Canning Town BL13617_001

Machine Room, Lamson Paragon Supply Co, Canning Town BL13617_001
LAMSON PARAGON SUPPLY CO LTD, Canning Town, London. Interior of the Machine Room with workers in action. Photographed for the proprietors by Bedford Lemere in 1896

Background imageWork Collection: Grand Union Canal a065340

Grand Union Canal a065340
GRAND UNION CANAL, London. A view from a misty canal towpath showing a man steering an industrial canal barge along the canal towards a road bridge. Photograph 1955-1965, John Gay

Background imageWork Collection: Office work. D M Gant, turf accountant BL_20490_03

Office work. D M Gant, turf accountant BL_20490_03
An interior view of a crowded office. D M Gant was a turf accountant based at 25 Conduit Street, London. Photographed by Adolphe Augustus Boucher, a photographer for Bedford Lemere & Co, 1 April 1909

Background imageWork Collection: Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09

Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09
CUNARD SHELL WORKS, Bootle, Sefton, Merseyside. Women manufacturing shell casings, 1917. Bedford Lemere

Background imageWork Collection: Dickens Brothers leather works, Northampton BB99_05292

Dickens Brothers leather works, Northampton BB99_05292
DICKENS BROTHERS, Northampton. Photograph of interior of leather works c.1929. Preparing leather for the shoe and boot industry

Background imageWork Collection: Computer Room, Concord House JLP01_08_062331

Computer Room, Concord House JLP01_08_062331
Concord House, South Street, Devon. Two men working tape machines in the computer unit at Concord House, built for the Commercial Union Assurance Company. 11th April 1962. John Laing Collection

Background imageWork Collection: Hospital kitchen, Guys Hospital CC46_00241

Hospital kitchen, Guys Hospital CC46_00241
Guys Hospital, The Borough, Greater London. Two cooks working in the kitchen. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1925 and 1939

Background imageWork Collection: Kitchen staff, Royal Star And Garter Home CC46_00400

Kitchen staff, Royal Star And Garter Home CC46_00400
Royal Star And Garter Home, Richmond Hill, Richmond, Greater London. Staff preparing food in the kitchen. The Royal Star and Garter Home at Richmond was set up in 1916 to care for servicemen injured

Background imageWork Collection: The undertakers, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire BB92_20738

The undertakers, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire BB92_20738
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. A group of employees posed outside the premises of A R Blick and Son, builders and undertakers, in Stonehouse. Photographed in 1935

Background imageWork Collection: Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06816

Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06816
Rotherhithe Tunnel, Shadwell, London. A view of the bulkhead from inside during construction. One of a series of prints documenting work on the road tunnel beneath the Thames (1904-08)

Background imageWork Collection: Mine entrance DP143584

Mine entrance DP143584
Haggs Mine, Nentsberry, North Pennines. View along tunnel towards the mine entrance. This mine was in operation by the 1730s and was finally abandoned in 1958

Background imageWork Collection: Construction work, Picton Street, Camberwell JLP01_01_111_61

Construction work, Picton Street, Camberwell JLP01_01_111_61
Picton Street, Camberwell, Southwark, London. Two men placing the first precast roof slab of the end bag on top of an eleven-storey block of flats with the Resident Engineer supervising operations

Background imageWork Collection: Rover Car Factory, Solihull JLP01_01_045_33

Rover Car Factory, Solihull JLP01_01_045_33
Rover Car Company Works, Lode Lane, Solihull. West Midlands. Interior view of Rover factory showing workers polishing cars, October 1956. John Laing Collection

Background imageWork Collection: Foggy London. Policeman, Strand a100360

Foggy London. Policeman, Strand a100360
The Strand, London. A City of London traffic policeman outside the Charing Cross Hotel, using outstretched arms to control vehicles, sometime between 1946 and 1959

Background imageWork Collection: Scarborough Harbour a83_00497

Scarborough Harbour a83_00497
Old Harbour, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. A man is painting the funnel of a ship in the foreground. Photographed between 1850 and 1900

Background imageWork Collection: Building Hadrians Wall IC048_066

Building Hadrians Wall IC048_066
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of soldiers working to build a turret on the Roman wall, in about 122AD. Based on Willowford East Turret (48a). Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imageWork Collection: Harvesting at Trenance BB98_06122

Harvesting at Trenance BB98_06122
Mr Richard Harvey and workers harvesting at Trenance, Mullion, Cornwall, 1900-'1. Alfred Newton & Son. Silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageWork Collection: Hospital kitchen, St Andrews BL22899

Hospital kitchen, St Andrews BL22899
St Andrews Hospital, Dollis Hill, London. Three female staff working in the kitchen. The hospital was built by the Diocese of Westminster in 1912 for paying patients

Background imageWork Collection: Viking workshop J940005

Viking workshop J940005
Reconstruction drawing by Chris Evans, English Heritage Graphics Team, of a Viking metal-smiths workshop, mid 10th century AD

Background imageWork Collection: Painting aircraft wings, Waring & Gillow BL23701_012

Painting aircraft wings, Waring & Gillow BL23701_012
WARING AND GILLOW FACTORY, Cambridge Road, Hammersmith, London W6. Inside the factory showing women and boys painting the wings of aircraft for use during the First World War

Background imageWork Collection: Rivermen at Marlow Bridge, Wycombe CC73_01436

Rivermen at Marlow Bridge, Wycombe CC73_01436
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Workmen loading large logs onto a river barge, using a form of jack. The 19th century suspension bridge over the Thames can be seen in the background

Background imageWork Collection: Cafeteria, Pen Corner, Kingsway, Westminster, 1920 BL24881_012

Cafeteria, Pen Corner, Kingsway, Westminster, 1920 BL24881_012
41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above Pen Corner, a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited

Background imageWork Collection: Leaf-picking, Teafani & Co Works, Brixton BL23660_007

Leaf-picking, Teafani & Co Works, Brixton BL23660_007
TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Nicotiana tabacum products were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking

Background imageWork Collection: Track repairs, Bodmin Road Station, St Winnow a97_07468

Track repairs, Bodmin Road Station, St Winnow a97_07468
BODMIN ROAD STATION, St Winnow, Cornwall. Four tracklayers at work. In 1888 the Great Western Railway made a branch line from Boscarne Junction to Bodmin Road Station

Background imageWork Collection: Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204

Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204
NEW COLLEGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Cooks at work in the college kitchens. The men are preparing joints of meat and a spit of chickens is leaning against the wall, ready to be roasted

Background imageWork Collection: Monks at work N900001

Monks at work N900001
WAVERLEY ABBEY, Surrey. Reconstruction drawing of monks at work by Ivan Lapper

Background imageWork Collection: Excavating the Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06818

Excavating the Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06818
ROTHERHITHE TUNNEL, London. The construction of the Rotherhithe road tunnel under the Thames between Rotherhithe and Shadwell was begun in 1904 under the direction of Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice

Background imageWork Collection: Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600

Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatcher at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageWork Collection: Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303

Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303
Wroxham, Norfolk. The boatbuilder at work inside a boatbuilders shed close to Wroxham Bridge on the River Bure. Watercraft of different types have for centuries been an essential means of transport

Background imageWork Collection: Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150

Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A group of women, possibly Scottish herring girls, on the quay with herring boats beyond. Although the herring trade began to decline in the 1930s due to increased

Background imageWork Collection: Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596

Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596
Halesworth, Suffolk. Interior of Barbers Monumental Masons showing two stone masons working at window tracery for a building at Southwold



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