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Factory Collection

Background imageFactory Collection: Santa Clauss toy factory

Santa Clauss toy factory

Background imageFactory Collection: Save Power at Work - Help your Fuel Watcher

Save Power at Work - Help your Fuel Watcher
World War Two public information poster for the Ministry of Food & Power - Save Power at Work. " Hi! Don t leave that machine running idle! And turn off that Blue Pencil Light!" circa 1940s

Background imageFactory Collection: Brochure illustration, W Barratt & Co Ltd, Northampton

Brochure illustration, W Barratt & Co Ltd, Northampton, showing the Footshape Works where the boots and shoes are made, with addresses of branches below, in London, Bradford, Brighton and Leicester

Background imageFactory Collection: Man at work in a clothing factory, Hemel Hempstead

Man at work in a clothing factory, Hemel Hempstead
Man at work in a clothing factory in Hemel Hempstead, cutting multiple pieces of cloth. Date: 1963

Background imageFactory Collection: Wax run down at Llandarcy

Wax run down at Llandarcy
The wax run-down at the BP crude oil processing plant at Llandarcy, Swansea, Wales. Date: circa 1925

Background imageFactory Collection: Poster design for Continental Pneumatic rubber tyres

Poster design for Continental Pneumatic rubber tyres

Background imageFactory Collection: Poster design for Societe Chimique perfumes

Poster design for Societe Chimique perfumes
Portuguese (or Brazilian) poster design for Societe Chimique perfumes, launching a new perfume called Rodo, marketed from the Rhone area of France, with factories in France and Switzerland

Background imageFactory Collection: Wartime poster warning against careless talk

Wartime poster warning against careless talk. A man chats in a pub about what is happening where he works, he is overheard, and there are unfortunate repercussions. Careless Talk Costs Lives. 1940s

Background imageFactory Collection: Saw Mills, Woolwich Arsenal

Saw Mills, Woolwich Arsenal
View of the saw mills at Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, with tree trunks about to be cut into planks. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Introduction, Album of Views of Woolwich Arsenal

Introduction, Album of Views of Woolwich Arsenal. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Food factory(?), China

Food factory(?), China
Scene in what appears to be some kind of food factory, China. circa 1890

Background imageFactory Collection: Main factory interior, Woolwich Arsenal

Main factory interior, Woolwich Arsenal
View of the main factory interior at Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, showing the metal turnery branch for the manufacture of fuses. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Wheelers Shop, Woolwich Arsenal

Wheelers Shop, Woolwich Arsenal
Interior of the Wheelers Shop, Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, where ammunition wagons, water and tank carts, ambulance wagons, etc, are manufactured. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Title page design, Album of Views of Woolwich Arsenal

Title page design, Album of Views of Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, printed and published by Gale & Polden Ltd, with an image of two gunners with a field gun. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Iron and Steel Foundry, Woolwich Arsenal

Iron and Steel Foundry, Woolwich Arsenal
View of the iron and steel foundry, Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, where shells of all sizes are cast. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Main entrance gates, Woolwich Arsenal, SE London

Main entrance gates, Woolwich Arsenal, SE London
View of the main entrance gates of Woolwich Arsenal in south east London, with a large crowd of people. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Trimmers Shop, Iron and Steel Foundry, Woolwich Arsenal

Trimmers Shop, Iron and Steel Foundry, Woolwich Arsenal
View of the trimmers shop in the iron and steel foundry, Woolwich Arsenal, south east London, for the trimming and grinding of shells of all sizes. circa 1905

Background imageFactory Collection: Advertisement for Arthur Handler & Co, Berlin, Germany

Advertisement for Arthur Handler & Co, Berlin, Germany

Background imageFactory Collection: View from a factory window in South London

View from a factory window in South London
View from a window at the J Feaver Ltd factory in South London. Date: 1966

Background imageFactory Collection: Women of Britain - World War Two poster

Women of Britain - World War Two poster
World War Two poster encouraging the women of Britain to answer the call and go and work in the munitions factories. Date: c. 1941

Background imageFactory Collection: Binding Machines in Operation

Binding Machines in Operation
Binding machines in operation at the Lund Humphries Printing Works. Automatic Feeders in the Binder supply sections to the endless chain of a wire-stitching machine

Background imageFactory Collection: Machine for testing wagon springs

Machine for testing wagon springs
The Worlds First Railway Laboratory was set up at Crewe in 1864. One hundred years later, the Duke of Edinburgh opened new engineering research laboratories at Derby

Background imageFactory Collection: Poster design for Profumo Farmaceutica, Florence

Poster design for Profumo Farmaceutica, Florence

Background imageFactory Collection: Advertisement for Bell Telephone System

Advertisement for Bell Telephone System, with a large telephone at the centre, and various people surrounding it. circa 1950s

Background imageFactory Collection: Advertisement for Societe Misr, Egypt

Advertisement for Societe Misr, Egypt, manufacturers of high quality Egyptian cotton

Background imageFactory Collection: Ruined factory at Serre, Western Front, WW1

Ruined factory at Serre, Western Front, WW1
A ruined sugar factory in Serre near Ancre on the Western Front in France during World World War One. circa 1917

Background imageFactory Collection: Print Users Yearbook -- factory by night

Print Users Yearbook -- factory by night
Print Users Yearbook -- a factory scene by night. circa 1930s

Background imageFactory Collection: Workman in a factory operating machinery

Workman in a factory operating machinery

Background imageFactory Collection: Machinery in a factory

Machinery in a factory
An array of machinery in a factory manufacturing white lead

Background imageFactory Collection: Group of manual workers in a factory

Group of manual workers in a factory
A large group of female manual workers in a factory

Background imageFactory Collection: Two women in a factory

Two women in a factory

Background imageFactory Collection: Factory with coiled wire

Factory with coiled wire
A factory with newly manufactured wire standing in coils on the floor

Background imageFactory Collection: Men and boys in a workshop

Men and boys in a workshop, most of them looking towards the camera

Background imageFactory Collection: Workman in a factory

Workman in a factory
A workman in a factory, having a break from his work

Background imageFactory Collection: Manufacturing equipment

Manufacturing equipment
A piece of manufacturing equipment

Background imageFactory Collection: Man driving a tram engine

Man driving a tram engine
A man driving a tram engine to transport barrels

Background imageFactory Collection: Women working in a factory near Harrogate, Yorkshire

Women working in a factory near Harrogate, Yorkshire
Four women working in a rather low-tech factory near Harrogate, Yorkshire. The various pipes are filling bottles with liquid -- possibly some kind of cosmetic product. Date: 1957

Background imageFactory Collection: Centre 42 at Rilex Works in Wellingborough

Centre 42 at Rilex Works in Wellingborough
The playwright Arnold Wesker making an announcement during a Saturday night dance in the Rilex Shoes Ltd works canteen in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Background imageFactory Collection: Gordon Russell factory, Worcestershire

Gordon Russell factory, Worcestershire
Two men in discussion at the Gordon Russell factory, Broadway, Worcestershire. Sir Gordon Russell set up the business to make furniture in the William Morris arts and crafts style. 1959

Background imageFactory Collection: A Spooner Travelling oven

A Spooner Travelling oven
A immense Spooner Travelling Oven - with baked loaves of white bread transported from the large central baking oven round a periphery conveyor belt and roller system to the next stage of the process

Background imageFactory Collection: Raleigh bicycle factory, Nottingham

Raleigh bicycle factory, Nottingham
A man in a clean white shirt working at machinery in the Raleigh bicycle factory, Nottingham, immortalised by the Alan Sillitoe novel Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1958) and the film (1960)

Background imageFactory Collection: Best Dressed Girl Competition

Best Dressed Girl Competition
Vic Feather, leader of the TUC, announces the winner of the Best Dressed Girl Competition at a dance. The winner is wearing a flared knee length dress with a wide belt

Background imageFactory Collection: Centre 42 in Wellingborough

Centre 42 in Wellingborough
The playwright Arnold Wesker and his assistant Beba Lavrin discuss arrangements with a trades union representative in the Wellingborough Technical College hall

Background imageFactory Collection: Women working during the First World War

Women working during the First World War. Above: in a weapons factory, filling shells with explosives. Below: an outdoor scene with a woman bus conductor

Background imageFactory Collection: Girls on Sun Bed

Girls on Sun Bed
A group of factory girls from Leeds, Yorkshire, England, topping up their tans with the aid of sunray treatment. Shame about the goggles... Date: early 1930s

Background imageFactory Collection: Raleigh cycle factory, Nottingham

Raleigh cycle factory, Nottingham
A man at work constructing a bicycle at the Raleigh cycle factory in Nottingham. 1964

Background imageFactory Collection: Women Factory Workers

Women Factory Workers
Women factory workers at J Feaver Ltd in South London. Date: 1966

Background imageFactory Collection: Wills Cigarette Factory

Wills Cigarette Factory
Women factory worker taking cigarette samples for checking at Wills Factory, Bristol. Date: 1961




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