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Animation cel and background from 'Animal Farm'
Animation panning cel and background from the animated film 'Animal Farm', by Halas and Batchelor, 1954. Animals and fire.
Mach meter Type K B 222/01, c 1950s.
Machmeter type K.B. 222/01 (sectioned by Museum Workshops)
Printing & Writing
Typewriter, c.1950, modified to type music, "Musikriter"
Pye V4 12 " television receiver
Pye V4 12 " monochrome television receiver, tabletop model, single channel, Serial Number 985035, known as 'washboard' set.
Leather flying helmet and mask, Air Ministry, c 1946.
Leather flying helmet, with head phones 10A/12401, oxygen mask and microphone 10A/12570. Air Ministry, c. 1946.
Molecular modelling kit, 1955.
Set of Catalin molecular models of the space-filling Stuart type together with rubber connecting pegs and special pliers in a partitioned case. An engineering drawing showing dimensions and facial angles is included, c.1955
GEC 1091 television receiver
GEC 1091 television receiver, 1949. 9 inch TV with bakelite cabinet. Screen and loudspeaker side by side and of equal size.
Woman taking food from a fridge
A photograph of a woman taking food from a Hotpoint deluxe refrigerator, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited in 1950. The woman lifts jars of preserved vegetables from the refrigerator.
Tom Bavin, Labour candidate
A photograph of Tom Bavin, Labour candidate, canvassing during the general election, taken in June 1945 by George W Roper for the Daily Herald.
Woman with a curtain
Colour transparency of a woman holding a multi-coloured curtain, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited, c. 1955.
A photograph of two children tobogganing on Hampstead Heath, London, taken by Esten for the Daily Herald newspaper on 22 January, 1945. 1945 began with a spell of very cold weather, widespread snowfalls and severe frost.
Procession to Shrove Tuesday football match in Alnwick
A photograph of the procession to the Shrove Tuesday football match in Alnwick, taken in February 1953 by Kenneth Lauder for the Daily Herald.
Girl in a coat
Colour transparency of a young girl in a knitted coat, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited, c. 1955. Photographic Advertising took many photographs to illustrate knitting patterns.
Couch for X-ray and electron therapy machine, England, 1955
Part of the 15MeV Linear Accelerator: couch, by Newton/Victor
Two children in red and white knitted outfits
Colour transparency of two children in matching red and white knitted outfits, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited, c. 1955. The boy and girl wear capes, and the little girl wears a hat. The pair are stood in front of a drawn village backdrop.
St. Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay
A photograph of St Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, taken in 1949.
Scene after a stampede for tickets to see Manchester United
A photograph showing the scene after a stampede for tickets to watch Manchester United, taken in February 1950 by Roland Hicklin for the Daily Herald.
Lincoln bombers fly-past
A photograph of the fly past of over 600 aircraft at the Coronation Review of the RAF at Odiham, Hampshire, on 15 July 1953.
Polish seamen toast their freedom
A photograph entitled 'Polish seamen toast their freedom', taken by R Powell in around 1953 for. Daily Herald.
Chinese 'South-pointing' chariot
Conjecture model of the south-pointing chariot invented as early as the reign of the Chinese emperor Huang-ti (2698 -2598 BC), showing mechanical device and pointing figure with cellulose cover, model by G.H. Lanchester, Esq., United Kingdom, 1945-1952
Woman with a tiara
Colour transparency of a woman modelling a tiara, necklace and earrings, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited, c. 1955.
Whitsun traffic on the Rochester Way
A photograph showing Whitsun traffic returning from the South-East coast, taken in May 1950 by John Topham for the Daily Herald. Despite being entitled 'Whitsun Traffic on the Rochester Way', the location has been identified as Farningham Hill, Kent. Typed inscription on the back of the photograph reads; DH., Agent., Topham., Sidcup., 28-5-50. Whitsun Traffic on the Rochester Way. OPS, Scene on the Rochester by pass today at Farningham, Kent, showing traffic retuning from S.E. coast resorts. The first coupon-free-petrol holiday since 1939.
A dye transfer print photograph of a parrot taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1950. The parrot is chained to a stand in a zoo.
Woman with flowers
A dye transfer print photograph of a woman standing next to an azalea bush, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1950.
Pilot TV-37 television receiver
Pilot TV-37 Candid 3" portable television receiver, 1947-1949.
Bowjection projection television
'Bowjection' projection television by Rainbow Radio serial no X10013, 1952. Monochrome video projector using the Mullard optical system (2.5 inch tube in a schmidt folded optical system).
Raytheon Model M-1601 console television receiver
The Donald Fleming Collection of North American television receivers: Raytheon Model M-1601 C-1602, 17" console television receiver, 1949. 'Washing Machine' (circular screen or 'porthole') Type Set. Very unusual looking set to Europeans used to oblong screens.
'Ekcovision' TMB272 mains/battery portable television, 1956
'Ekcovision' mains/battery portable television model TMB 272, by E K Cole Limited, Southend-on-Sea, England, 1956.
Eppley pyranometer, to measure solar radiation, ci
Eppley pyranometer, to measure solar radiation, circa 1955, by the Eppley Laboratory Inc., Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
Dufay delivery van
A Dufaycolor colour transparency of a Dufay Limited delivery van, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1950.
Matrix binocular optical depth testing instrument
Printing & Writing
Matrix binocular optical depth testing instrument, Plant No.1802, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1949. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices.
Matrix Cooing Machine
Printing & Writing
Matrix coning machine, Plant No.1888, made by The Monotype Corporation Limited, Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1953. Part of the equipment used in the production system for 0.2 x 0.2-inch Monotype matrices. Mounted on bench, with machines Nos. 990, 2080 & 986. Bench has electrical and compressed air services incorporated.
0.4" Vertical Depth Milling machine
Printing & Writing
Matrix vertical drilling machine, Plant No.1798, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1949. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices.
Replica, 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’ aircraft
Replica, of the 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’ aircraft, by The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 1948. The actual 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’: - designed and built by the Wright Brothers: Orville and Wilbur, achieved the world’s first successful heavier-than-air powered flight, on 17th December 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States.
Arbor Press Bench Type Machine
Printing & Writing
Arbor press, bench type, Plant No.1861, made by Alfred Herbert Limited, Coventry, England, 1951. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices.
Model of the Westland S.55 helicopter, scale 1:24
Model of the Westland S.55 helicopter, scale 1:24.
Notice for employee attendance at RAE Farnborough
Employer notice, for clocking-in time recorder for employee attendance, by Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, 1953
Lockheed 749 Constellation Airliner
Aircraft: Lockheed 749 'Constellation' serial no. 2553, built September 1947
Whole model, scale 1:27, of Robert Fulton's first experimental steamboat
Whole model, scale 1:27, of Robert Fulton's first experimental steamboat built at Paris in 1803, by Robert Christian, Paris, France, 1949
Model of Lockheed "Constellation" Civil Airliner
Model of Lockheed "Constellation" Civil Airliner, scale 1:48.
Children's Apperception Test, Australia, 1950
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Children's Apperception Test; devised by Leopold Bellak in 1950 and published by the Australian Council for Educational Research; includes analysis blank, ten 8"x10" cards and manual; used at the Institute of Education, University of Liverpool, c.1960-1990.
Sir Christopher Cockerel's tethered demonsration hovercraft model, 1955.
Replica of Cockerell's experimental hovercraft.
Kenwood model A200 electric food mixer
Kenwood model A 200 electric food mixer, one of the earliest Kenwood models, streamlined casing design with four speeds, by Kenwood Manufacturing Co., Woking, 1948
copy of The Cinema Studio magazine
copy of magazine 'The Cinema Studio', February 1951 including an article relating to the Rank Travelling Matte process (pages 34-35).
Workshop micrometer for the blind (no. 412/62)
Workshop micrometer for the blind (no. 412/62), by Moore and Wright, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, 1950-1952. The Workshop micrometer for the blind (no. 412/62) is a standard micrometer, modified by the addition of an aluminium drum of geared serrated discs with braille characters: developed in 1951, in conjunction with the National Institute for the Blind.
Robert the Robot with box packaging and gun-shaped controller
Robert the Robot with box packaging and gun-shaped controller, manufactured by Ideal Home Electrical Appliances Ltd., USA, 1955
First ever prepared crystal of serotonin creatinine sulphate, United States, 1948
Single crystal of serotonin creatinine sulphate, the first ever prepared by Maurice Rapport
Leg prosthesis for a young child, United States, 1950
Platform extension prosthesis for a young child with a short right leg and unstable hip. Blocked leather ischial tuber-bearing corset with adjustable side steels (to allow for lengthening as child grows), connected to wooden shin and shaped platform which supports a lace-up bootee socket. Wooden foot with rigid ankle and felt foot. Made by Hanger in 1950. (Weight: 2 lbs 0.9 kg)
Spray bottle of compound flavazole and penicillin
Empty bottle with spray attachment, of compound flavazole and penicillin powder, by Boots Pure Drug Co., England, 1948-1952