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Background imageMaking Collection: Couple making love in front of an open fire

Couple making love in front of an open fire. 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Mice playing

Mice playing

Background imageMaking Collection: Balloon being filled with gas

Balloon being filled with gas
Balloon in a yard, being filled with gas from a barrel in preparation for flight. late 18th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Kitten cats

Kitten cats

Background imageMaking Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Chichester

Balloon event, Charles Green, Chichester
Charles Green ballooning poster advertising his 25th ascent in the Coronation Balloon under the patronage of the Mayor, from the Gas Works, Chichester. 9 November 1824

Background imageMaking Collection: Colour poster - British Military

Colour poster - British Military
Making his Mouth Water, 1899. Colour photolithograph reproducing a poster advertising Wright & Greig Ltd, Distillers, Glasgow, Roderick Dhu Whisky, made by Tom Browne and Co

Background imageMaking Collection: Balloon launch from a stadium, Italy

Balloon launch from a stadium, Italy
Detailed picture showing the paraphernalia of a balloon launch, seen inside a stadium in Italy, with two wooden launch towers, gantry, gas making equipment, and a large crowd of spectators

Background imageMaking Collection: Lunardis new balloon

Lunardis new balloon
Lunardis New Balloon, with vignettes depicting its making, filling, ascending, at its height, and descending. 1785

Background imageMaking Collection: Excursion to the moon

Excursion to the moon
Fanciful depiction of Chevalier Humguffier (or Humgussier) and the Marquis de Gull making an excursion to the moon in their new aerial vehicle. 1784

Background imageMaking Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Knave and Queen of Hearts

Nursery Rhymes -- Knave and Queen of Hearts
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- the Knave of Hearts takes a tart. Below -- the Queen of Hearts making her tarts. early 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Professor Bourguet, balloon ascent, Berlin

Professor Bourguet, balloon ascent, Berlin
Head and shoulders portrait of Professor Bourguet, who made a balloon ascent in Berlin, Germany. 23 May 1804

Background imageMaking Collection: Robertson balloon flight, Munich, Germany

Robertson balloon flight, Munich, Germany
Robertson ascending in a balloon from a square in Munich, Germany, watched by a crowd of spectators. A small parachute is attached to one side of the balloon

Background imageMaking Collection: Basket maker in Goa, India

Basket maker in Goa, India
A man making baskets in Goa, India. Date: 1992

Background imageMaking Collection: Mermaid in the park

Mermaid in the park

Background imageMaking Collection: Fisherman making and repairing lobster pots

Fisherman making and repairing lobster pots
A fisherman making and repairing lobster pots. Date: circa 1930

Background imageMaking Collection: Shinto priest making offering, Japan

Shinto priest making offering, Japan
Shinto priest making an offering, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMaking Collection: Women making parasols, Japan

Women making parasols, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMaking Collection: Barrel maker, Japan

Barrel maker, Japan
Barrel maker at work, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMaking Collection: Barrel makers, Japan

Barrel makers, Japan
Barrel makers at work, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMaking Collection: Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland

Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland
Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. late 19th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Geisha reading, Japan

Geisha reading, Japan
Geisha reading, apparently while making tea, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMaking Collection: Kelp makers hut, South Uist, Scotland

Kelp makers hut, South Uist, Scotland

Background imageMaking Collection: Cake design, flower making. Stages in Pansy Making

Cake design, flower making. Stages in Pansy Making Date: 1936

Background imageMaking Collection: Man making model boat in garden

Man making model boat in garden
A man making a model boat, Lady Marion, in a back garden. 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: British soldiers making road through captured ground, WW1

British soldiers making road through captured ground, WW1
British soldiers making a road through captured ground on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageMaking Collection: Recipe book cover: Over 120 Ways of using Bread

Recipe book cover: Over 120 Ways of using Bread for Tasty & Delightful Dishes, showing a woman at her kitchen table, busy making a variety of bread-based dishes. 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Winemaking equipment, Camara de Lobos, Madeira, Portugal

Winemaking equipment, Camara de Lobos, Madeira, Portugal
An antique object used in the making of wine, in the showroom of Henriques & Henriques SA, Camara de Lobos, near Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Date: early 21st century

Background imageMaking Collection: Pinocchio meets Jack and the Beanstalk

Pinocchio meets Jack and the Beanstalk
A composite illustration of two childrens stories -- Geppetto making Pinocchio at a table (right), and the Giant falling off the Beanstalk (left)

Background imageMaking Collection: Wine bottles and casks, D Oliveiras Lda, Madeira, Portugal

Wine bottles and casks, D Oliveiras Lda, Madeira, Portugal
A display of wine bottles and casks at the firm of D Oliveiras Lda in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Date: early 21st century

Background imageMaking Collection: The daisy chain

The daisy chain
Mother and daughter sit making a daisy chain. 19th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Coopers at work making wooden barrels

Coopers at work making wooden barrels
Four coopers hard at work in their workshop making traditional wooden barrels. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageMaking Collection: Wheelwrights making cart wheels

Wheelwrights making cart wheels
Wheelwrights or wainwrights making large wooden wheels in a traditional rural workshop. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageMaking Collection: Making a posy of summer blooms

Making a posy of summer blooms
A mother and daughter make a posy of summer blooms in a meadow. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: early 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Halloween

Halloween
Children making Jack o Lanterns out of pumpkins. Date: circa 1912

Background imageMaking Collection: Womens Royal Air Force -- Sailmakers

Womens Royal Air Force -- Sailmakers
Illustration, Eight Months with the Womens Royal Air Force. Showing women at work making sails for the aeroplane wings. 1919-1920

Background imageMaking Collection: Little girl with Siamese cat by Muriel Dawson

Little girl with Siamese cat by Muriel Dawson
A little girl with a Siamese cat, sitting on the grass making a daisy chain, by Muriel Dawson. 1940

Background imageMaking Collection: Little girl making sandcastles by Muriel Dawson

Little girl making sandcastles by Muriel Dawson
A little girl on the beach, making sandcastles, by Muriel Dawson. circa 1930s

Background imageMaking Collection: Frau Holle (Grimms Fairy Tale)

Frau Holle (Grimms Fairy Tale)
Whenever it snows in the world, it is said that Frau Holle is making her bed. Date: circa 1925

Background imageMaking Collection: King of the Castle by Muriel Dawson

King of the Castle by Muriel Dawson -- a little boy making a sandcastle on the beach. 1934

Background imageMaking Collection: British soldiers constructing light railway, WW1

British soldiers constructing light railway, WW1
British soldiers constructing a light railway on the Western Front during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageMaking Collection: Three children with a snowman

Three children with a snowman
Three children admiring a snowman they have just built. early 20th century

Background imageMaking Collection: Womens Institute activities during the First World War

Womens Institute activities during the First World War, making jam and wicker baskets to help with the war effort. 1915

Background imageMaking Collection: Japanese girls making music

Japanese girls making music playing musical instruments Date: 19th century

Background imageMaking Collection: BANG BANG

BANG BANG
Full-length portrait of a model in a checked shirt and cropped jeans poses with her fingers making a gun. Date: late 1960s

Background imageMaking Collection: Millinery Class

Millinery Class
Schoolgirls at a London County Council School learning hat- making in a millinery class. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMaking Collection: Old Lace Maker

Old Lace Maker
An old woman lace maker, making pillow lace. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMaking Collection: Making Party Hats

Making Party Hats
A jolly group of young women making paper party hats. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMaking Collection: Making Escalators 1930S

Making Escalators 1930S
The construction of the huge escalators leading out of Tottenham Court Road underground (tube) station, central London. Date: early 1930s




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