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Trade card: John Lilley & Son
Trade card: John Lilley & Son, 7 Jamaica Terrace, Limehouse, London. 1865. Nautical and Mathematical Instrument Manufacturers. Instructions on the care of compass pivots. (Calv. 237) (C.C. 62)
Up in a Balloon
Print, sheet music cover: Up in a Balloon. Schottische, by George Roe. / Packer & Griffin, lith. - London: Hopwood & Crew, n.d. [written in ink: Dated in MS. 1868]. Lithograph, col.; 31.5x19cm. Dedicated to GW Hunt Esqre. Featuring red and yellow Leybourne balloon in flight
Chronological pictures of English History: VI. Brunswick
Edward Stanford Limited
Print: Chronological pictures of English History: VI. Brunswick. E Stanford, . Headed by Interswagged roundels of Victoria and Albert. Several interset scenes of contemporary events from 1840s through to 1866-7 including Great Exhibition of 1851, laying Atlantic Cable 1866, Thames Embankment 1864, Arctic and search for Franklin.
Photograph, carte-de-visite, of Charles Darwin, by Ernest Edwards 20 Baker St w [London], n.d. [1860s?]. 10.5x6cm. Portrait, HL seated to L
The Telegraph Station in Heart's Content Bay
Robert Charles Dudley
Watercolour drawing, 'The Telegraph Station in Heart's Content Bay' / Robert Dudley, painted on the 1866 Atlantic Telegraph Cable-laying expedition
Trade card: Peter Frith & Compy.
Trade card: Peter Frith & Compy., Sheffield. Warehouse in London, 5 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. 1866. Opticians & Manufactureres of Mathematical Instrumentts &c. &c. Spectacles, Telescopes, Microscopes, Opera & Reading Glasses &c. &c. Theodolites, Measuring Tapes, Chains, Pocket Compasses, &c. &c. Bill-head with part of bill for telescopes. (Calv. 153)
model steam tank locomotive
Model steam locomotive, scale 1:10, 2-4-2T radial condensing tank engine, c.1865. The livery is London Brighton & South Coast Railway Stroudley type but the loco is something like a stretched and condensing version of a London Chatham & Dover Railway 'F' class 2-4-0 or another Martley design. Possible connection with a Dutch Rhenish Railway design, eg LC&DR 'R' class of 1856.
London & South Western Railway Shark 2-4-0
Model steam locomotive, approx. 1/24 scale, London & South Western Railway, 2-4-0 No.1 `Shark', crude possibly contemporary wooden model, c.1868, ex Southern Railway collection, Cat. No. F2, prototype built December 1867 at Nine Elms and broken up 1895.
regulations made by the South Eastern Railway company with the approval of the Board of trade for regulating traffic and use of Folkestone Harbour
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, regulations made by the South Eastern Railway company with the approval of the Board of trade for regulating traffic and use of Folkestone Harbour. Printed by Mccorquodale. 1867
H. Brierley, Mechanical Engineer
Painting. [H. Brierley] / HP Crichton PXT. 1866. Oil on canvas; 30x25ins/76.5x63.5cm in gilt frame. Signed and dated, brc. Inscribed on verso former stretcher: Portrait of H Brierly Mechanical Engineer. To be placed in the Patent Office Museum South Kensington. - Portrait, HL to L
Whiffen and Sons Limited
1868 - 1947
1868-1947, manufacturer of chemicals, Battersea, London, England
Robert William Paul
1868 - 1943
1869-1943, scientific instrument maker; cinematographer, English; British
Three-train turret clock signed John Moore & Sons
Three-train turret clock signed John Moore & Sons Clerkenwell, London, 1868, but almost certainly made by Thwaites & Reed, complete with dial, weights, striking mechanisms and other parts, originally installed in Fulham Gasworks (packed in three crates, plus dial on separate pallet).
Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks & Railway Company
1865 - 1899
1865-1899, railway company, United Kingdom
Alick P F Ritchie
1868 - 1938
1868-1938, artist; painter; watercolourist; caricaturist for Vanity Fair, British
Edmund Edward Fournier D'Albe
1868 - 1933
1868-1933, scientist; physicist; astrophysicist; chemist, Irish