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Victorian illustration to download showing an electric Jacquard loom invented by Gaetano Bonelli, active in the Italian silk industry in…

Victorian illustration to download showing a large type revolving machine printing a newspaper. A central cylinder is connected to rollers,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a pile driver powered by atmospheric pressure during the construction of a coffer dam in…

Victorian illustration to download showing men working in a cornflour factory, refining the cornflour.

Victorian illustration to download showing Hornsby’s portable agricultural steam engine, which won a prize at the Royal Agricultural Society’s meeting…

Victorian illustration to download showing a steam locomotive pulling a train of carriages crossing the Ogden Viaduct on the Stubbins…

Victorian illustration to download showing a steam locomotive pulling a train of goods wagons crossing the Alderbottom Viaduct on the…

Victorian illustration to download showing the start of the construction of London’s sewer system in 1859. Navvies dig a large…

Victorian illustration to download showing a woman sitting at the keyboard of the Aerephon, a steam organ.

Victorian illustration to download showing a steam carriage for travel by road. A man drives his three-wheeled vehicle; his passenger…

Victorian illustration to download showing boys working a large bread-making machine and baking the bread.

Victorian illustration to download showing a stove invented by the chef Alexis Soyer (1810-58) for use by military barracks –…

Victorian illustration to download showing Bray’s traction engine being demonstrated in the streets of London, 1858.

Victorian illustration to download showing the interior of ‘the Cathedral of Sewage’, Abbey Mills Pumping Station, West Ham, an elaborately…

Victorian illustration to download showing a carpet weaver at work at his large, complex loom.

Victorian illustration to download showing the Victoria Tower, Houses of Parliament being built in 1850. A steam-powered hoist lifts the…

Victorian illustration to download showing the office of the Submarine Telegraph Company, London. One man operates the telegraph, another transcribes…

Victorian illustration to download showing the test firing of a 35-ton gun at Woolwich in 1871. The gun was nicknamed…

Victorian illustration to download showing a span of a railway bridge being constructed for the East Indian Railway Company in…

Victorian illustration to download showing men compressing hay and forage into bales to be loaded on board ship. They are…

Victorian illustration to download showing the ‘Agamemnon’, one of the ships that laid the Atlantic telegraph cable in 1858, with…

Victorian illustration to download showing a large ice making machine driven by belts and powered by steam.

Victorian illustration to download showing the Crystal Palace being built (1851). Cart horses (heavy horses) raise the roof trusses.

Victorian illustration to download showing two boys operating an envelope making machine, on display at the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Victorian illustration to download showing a cut-away drawing of the interior of Wyld’s Great Globe, a huge model of the…