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Victorian illustration to download showing the grinding room in a steel pen factory. Women sit grinding pen nibs on grindstones.

Victorian illustration to download showing the slitting room in a steel pen factory. Women sit at long benches slitting the…

Victorian illustration to download showing a man and a boy in a steel pen factory rolling sheets of steel.

Victorian illustration to download showing a man and a boy in a steel pen factory bronzing pen nibs in a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun barrel factory. Workmen sit beside huge grindstones smoothing the surface of the gun…

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun barrel factory. Workmen hammer a gun barrel to weld the edges together.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun barrel factory. A workman has hoisted a mass of molten, glowing metal on…

Victorian illustration to download showing workmen paving a street with stone blocks using heavy rammers.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of women workers in a cotton factory, 1843. Rows of looms powered by…

Victorian illustration to download showing men at work blowing and forming glass at a glass works.

Victorian illustration to download showing the bending bench used in steam-bending wood at a saw mill.

Victorian illustration to download showing a 16th-century flour mill operated by man-power.

Victorian illustration to download showing miners at work in an alum mine.

Victorian illustration to download showing cotton cloth being washed at a calico printing works.

Victorian illustration showing a potter in a porcelain factory throwing vessels on his wheel, helped by two boys.

Victorian illustration to download showing a man and boys preparing teazles to raise the nap of woollen cloth.

Victorian illustration to download showing a worker in a porcelain factory fixing handles to jugs.

Victorian illustration to download showing men making a huge metal boiler for a steamship.

Victorian illustration to download showing a small temporary observatory perched on the cross on top of St Paul’s Cathedral.

Victorian illustration to download showing two soldiers of the Royal Engineers in an observatory high above the ground making observations…

Victorian illustration to download showing an artesian well, constructed in 1841. From a barn-like structure rises a scaffolding tower. A…

Victorian illustration to download showing men in Egypt operating an irrigation system, shadoofs. A shadoof is a pole on a…

Victorian illustration to download showing women and a boy tending power looms in the Jacquard weaving room in a textile…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in the milling room of a pottery factory, 1843. Ingredients for the clay used…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in a tobacco warehouse full of hogsheads (barrels) of tobacco, 1841. Men take the…