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Manchester University Differential Analyser
Pallet 12 of 12 -Part of Manchester University Differential Analyser, consisting of 16 feet central frame, 4 integrators, 2 input tables, output table, camera. The Manchester Differential Analyser is an analogue computer designed to solve a class of mathematical functions called differential equations. This machine was built by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company and completed in 1935 for the Physics Department at Manchester University. The machine was based on an American design, powered by electric motors, and uses mechanical components to model mathematical relationships. The central device is a disc-and-wheel device integrator which performs mathematical integration.
Dundee Jute Mill
16 October 1931
Postcard size glass plate negative by James Jarche for the Daily Herald, dated 16 October 1931. Image shows a worker breaking jute in Dundee Jute Mill, Dundee, Scotland.
Two different gratings used in pioneering work on the infra-red spectrum, 1920-1940
Two diffraction gratings used by Sutherland and Sheppard in infra red work
Marconiphone six-valve super-heterodyne portable broadcast radio receiver model 255, 1932
Marconiphone six-valve super-heterodyne portable broadcast radio receiver model 255, 1932.
"GEC" 15A 2 pin switch socket with porcelain base
"GEC" 15A 2 pin switch socket with porcelain base and brass cover, c.1930
Still life with flowers
A Colorsnap colour photograph of two vases of flowers, taken by an unknown photographer in 1929.
Timekeeper at AVUS racing track
A photograph of a female timekeeper looking out over AVUS racing track, Berlin, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1933.
Prince Lobkowicz with a Bugatti
A photograph of Prince Lobkowicz standing with a Bugatti saloon car, taken by Zoltan Glass in Berlin, 1932.
Cars on the starting grid
A photograph showing racing cars on the starting grid during the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934. Drivers on the track include Attilio Battilana in his Alfa Romeo Monza, number 22, and Goffredo 'Freddie' Zehender in his Maserati 8c, number 20. Also visible is Hans Stuck, who would go on to win the race, in his Auto-Union A-Type V16, number one.
Mechanic's tools on pit counter
A photograph of mechanic's tools laid out on a pit counter, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1932. The photograph was taken during a race at the AVUS racing track, Berlin.
Rear of a vehicle, painted with waves
A photograph of the back of a minibus or van painted with waves, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934. The photograph was taken during an automobile exhibition in Berlin.
Woman in a white dress
A Colorol photograph of a woman stood outdoors in a white dress, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1930.
Mechanics work on Albert Divo's Bugatti
A photograph of mechanics working on Albert Divo's Bugatti Type 54 taken by Zoltan Glass at the AVUS circuit, Berlin, in 1932.
A dye transfer print photograph of a laughing woman, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935.
Racing car driver reading a newspaper
A photograph of a racing car driver sat in the roadside reading a newspaper, his Bugatti racing car next to him, taken by Zoltan Glass at the Nürburgring in Germany, c. 1931.
A Vivex colour photograph of a table setting with bowls of fruit, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935.
Woman with a Graf and Stift car
A photograph of a woman posing next to a Graf and Stift car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1932. The photograph was taken at an automobile show.
Zeiss Ikon 'Zeitlupe' high-speed camera
Zeiss Ikon 'Zeitlupe' high-speed camera. Model II, manufactured by Zeiss Ikon AG , Dresden, Germany, 1935. Outfit comprises two camera bodies, spare mirror drum, tripod with two heads, 1000mm lens and power pack.
Gas radiant heater
Gas radiant heater, made by Parkinson Stove Co. Ltd, Stechford, Birmingham, c.1935.
No 2 brownie model f camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, with two brilliant reflecting finder. In blue leatherette. 1929-1935.
Dog next to wheel of Stoewer car
A photograph of a dog next to the spare wheel of a Stoewer car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933. The photograph was taken as part of an advertising photo shoot for Stoewer.
Woman in a DKW car
A photograph of a woman sat in the back of a DKW car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1934. The photograph was taken during an advertising shoot for DKW.
Tools mounted on a wall
A photograph of a man reaching for a tool at a cable factory, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933. The photograph was taken during a promotional photo shoot at a cable works.
A photograph of a cable making machine taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933. The photograph was taken during a promotional photo shoot at a cable works.
Bugatti Type 35 racing car
A photograph of a Bugatti Type 35 racing car, taken in Germany by Zoltan Glass, c. 1931. The driver sits by the side of the road reading.
Bugatti Type 53 on a racing track
A photograph of a Bugatti Type 53 being driven along a German racing track, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934.
Woman with Mercedes-Benz car
A photograph of a woman posing next to a Mercedes-Benz car in a wintery landscape, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933. The photograph was taken during an advertising photo shoot for Mercedes-Benz.
Coin Commemorating Zeppelin world flight, 1929
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Coin, 5 Reichmark piece commemorating Zeppelin world flight, issued Germany 1930. Silver, ribbed rim, diameter 36mm. obverse, eagle, legend Deutsches Reich, 1930, 5 Reichmark. reverse, Zeppelin airship over globe, legend Graf Zeppelin Weltflug 1929; rim legend: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit [Unity and justice and freedom] Graf Zeppelin airship D-LZ127 /Deutsches Luftschiff Zeppelin #127 flew around the world between 8-29 August 1929.
14 February 1935
Vintage gelatin silver contact print. Photograph by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. Image shows a re-enactment of Robert Falcon Scott and his expedition party at the South Pole. Scene from the 1935 film "Royal Cavalcade", filmed for the Silver Jubilee of King George V.
Doulton's Pottery Factory, Lambeth
05 April 1932
Glass plate negative by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald, dated 5 April 1932. Image shows a worker in Doulton's Pottery factory, Lambeth, London.
Square pavement brick from Babylonia (Southern Iraq), 2nd millennium BC.
Square pavement brick from Babylonia (Southern Iraq), 2nd millennium BC
'The Ocular Developer', sight testing and sight improving apparatus, Birmingham, England, 1930-1933
Sight-testing and developing apparatus, "The Ocular Developer", Home Model, invented by R. Brooks Simpkins, with case, made by The Ocular Apparataus Co., Birmingham, 1930-1933, Guildhall Buildings, Navigation Street
Weston Photronic Exposure Meter Model 650
Weston photronic exposure meter Model 650. Photoelectric exposure meter, calibrated 0-1,000 emulsion speed numbers 17250. Rotary calculator: f1.5-32, 100 secs - 1/1200 seconds. NO 4471742. Weston Electric Instrument Co.
Eastman Printing Frame
Eastman non-slip printing frame for 5 x 4 negatives patented 21st Aug 1917.
Great Western Railway Mogo
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Railway wagon, Great Western Railway, 12ton Motor Car Van, 'Mogo', No. 126438, built Swindon Works, date to traffic 6th April 1935. [Built to diagram number GWR Wagon G31, construction span 1934-1936, number built 350].
The Kent Rally of Out Door Folk…
A photograph entitled 'The Kent Rally of Out Door Folk at Mote Park, Maidstone' taken by May 1935 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows the crowd listening to the Health Minister Sir Hilton Young (1879-1960).
The Mechanical Man at Olympia Circus
A photograph of a 'mechanical man', taken by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 4 January 1934.
Toddler with a dog
A photograph of a toddler with a dog on a lead, taken in June 1933 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The photograph is taken in Hyde Park Lido, London.
The set of 'Things To Come'
A photograph of the set of 'Things To Come', taken in September 1935 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of two models displaying the latest hairdressing fashions, taken in March 1933 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The women were taking part in a hairdressing exhibition held at London's Olympia.
British Industries Fair
A photograph of final preparations for the British Industries Fair, Olympia, taken in February 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald.
Making a record
A photograph of a machinist making a Vocalion gramophone record, taken by Leslie Cardew for the Daily Herald newspaper on 20 January, 1932.
Trocadero Theatre, London
A photograph outside the Trocadero Theatre, London, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper in 1934. Theatre posters advertise the appearance on stage that night of Gracie Fields (1898-1979) - due to present the winner's cheque of £10,000 in the Daily Herald 'Radio Stars' contest.
Woman sitting under a hairdryer
A photograph of a woman sitting under a hairdryer at a Hairdressing Exhibition at Olympia, London, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 20 September, 1932.
Fishmonger slicing into a giant tuna fish
A photograph of a fishmonger slicing into a tuna fish, taken in August 1933 by Leslie Cardew for the Daily Herald.
Modern Living Exhibition at Whiteley's
A photograph of two women at the 'Modern Living Exhibition' at Whiteley's Stores in London, taken in 1935.
Couple at Royal Ascot
A photograph of a couple walking past racegoers on the second day of Royal Ascot for the Royal Hunt Cup, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Christmas shopping rush - directing the weary home
A photograph entitled 'Christmas shopping rush - directing the weary home', taken in 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. A man in uniform directs a family loaded down with packages from Selfridges.
Palm Toffee Girl
A photograph of the Palm Toffee Girl taken in August 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. The woman was promoting sweets at the Chocolate and Confectionery Exhibition at London's Olympia.