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"Built to withstand the test of time, these iconic structures and moments showcase human ingenuity and craftsmanship throughout history

Background imageBuilt Collection: The House That Jack Built, by G. Grenville Manton

The House That Jack Built, by G. Grenville Manton
A colour illustration portraying a sailor showing a little boy how to build a house of playing cards

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Lobnitz Shipyard, Renfrew, Scotland, 1912

The Lobnitz Shipyard, Renfrew, Scotland, 1912
Photograph showing the Lobnitz yard at Renfrew on the River Clyde. The Lobnitz company was famous for its rock-cutters and dredgers

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Eddystone Lighthouse of 1698

The Eddystone Lighthouse of 1698
Engraving of the Eddystone lighthouse, built by Henry Winstanley in 1698, which was destroyed in a storm in 1703. Winstanley, a London merchant

Background imageBuilt Collection: A Selection of Bicycles, 1888

A Selection of Bicycles, 1888
Engraving of a selection of bicycles on display at the Stanley Show of 1888. In the centre is The Coventry Machinists Companys Coolie Cycle Cab built for the Sultan of Morocco and at bottom left

Background imageBuilt Collection: Advertisement for the Rover Safety Bicycle, 1885

Advertisement for the Rover Safety Bicycle, 1885
Advertisment for the Rover Safety Bicycle, built by Starley and Sutton of the Meteor Works, Coventry

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Terra Nova, 1910

The Terra Nova, 1910
Sectional illustration of the Terra Nova, the Polar research ship used by Captain R.F. Scott in his Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912. The Terra Nova was built as a Dundee whaler in 1884

Background imageBuilt Collection: Bridgewater Canal Map

Bridgewater Canal Map
Map showing the route of the proposed canal from Worsley to Manchester and thence to the Mersey, to be built by engineer James Brindley for the duke of Bridgewater

Background imageBuilt Collection: Warwick Castle 1760

Warwick Castle 1760
The finest mediaeval castle in England. The present stone castle beig built in the 12th century. Ceasars Tower, Guys Tower & the Gatehouse are all depicted

Background imageBuilt Collection: Tall city buildings and a plane flying overhead

Tall city buildings and a plane flying overhead, Black and White tone

Background imageBuilt Collection: Suffragette House that Man Built Policeman

Suffragette House that Man Built Policeman. Policeman has a suffragette in his grip whilst another attempts to bring her umbrella down firmly on his head

Background imageBuilt Collection: Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner

Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner. Pro-Suffrage Viewpoint, showing suffragettes carrying a banner. Based on an actual banner

Background imageBuilt Collection: Leamington Spa Pump Room

Leamington Spa Pump Room
The Royal Pump Room and Baths, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, were designed and built by C.S. Smith of Warwick and were opened in July 1814. Date: opened 1814

Background imageBuilt Collection: Saltaire, model textile factory and town near Bradford, Yorkshire, England. Founded by Titus Salt

Saltaire, model textile factory and town near Bradford, Yorkshire, England. Founded by Titus Salt (1803-1776) in 1851. Shops, library, etc

Background imageBuilt Collection: Telfords suspension bridge across the Menai Straits

Telfords suspension bridge across the Menai Straits
The suspension bridge across the Menai Straits, built by Thomas Telford in 1819-1826. Together with a similar bridge across the Conway River it completed the main route to Ireland via Holyhead

Background imageBuilt Collection: Piccadilly Plaza Hotel

Piccadilly Plaza Hotel
The modern Piccadilly Plaza Hotel, Manchester, England, which was built in 1965. Date: 1960s

Background imageBuilt Collection: WILLOWGARTH TUG BOAT

WILLOWGARTH TUG BOAT
Willowgarth, one of the REA diesel tugs, on the River Mersey at Liverpool, England. Date: built 1959

Background imageBuilt Collection: Scotland / Loudon Hill

Scotland / Loudon Hill
Loudon Hill and the railway viaduct, which was built in 1905, but sadly deemed to be unsafe and demolished i 1986. The hill itself was a Roman camp, Ayreshire, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Sheriff Hutton Castle

Sheriff Hutton Castle
The snow covered ruins of Sheriff Hutton Castle, Rydale, North Yorkshire, England. It was built in 1379 by Bertram de Bulmer, Sheriff of York, as a fortified manor house. Date: 14th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: CONCORDE 002 FLIES 1969

CONCORDE 002 FLIES 1969
Brian Trubshaw pilots the British-built Supersonic transport aircraft, Concorde 002 on its maiden flight from Filton to Fairford, seven years before entering service. Date: 9 April 1969

Background imageBuilt Collection: Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales

Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Taffs Well Viaduct, also known as Walnut Tree Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales. This was a railway viaduct crossing the canal

Background imageBuilt Collection: Norris Green Estate, Liverpool

Norris Green Estate, Liverpool
A shopping estate built by the Corporation in Norris Green, Liverpool

Background imageBuilt Collection: Tsar Alexander III and family

Tsar Alexander III and family
Tsar Alexander III (1845-1894) at the Livadia Palace, Yalta with his family. From left; the Tsarevich Nicholas (later Tsar Nicholas II), Grand Prince Georgi Alexandrovich, Tsaritsa Maria Feodorovna

Background imageBuilt Collection: HMS Habbakuk with HMS Indefatigable, 1946

HMS Habbakuk with HMS Indefatigable, 1946
Illustration showing the top secret design for HMS Habbakuk (centre), a giant aircraft-carrier built of ice and wood pulp, which was proposed as a secret weapon in the Second World War

Background imageBuilt Collection: Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral, viewed from across the River Wear. The main part is Norman, built between 1093 and 1133. The impressive central tower was built around 1470

Background imageBuilt Collection: HMS Implacable, 1920

HMS Implacable, 1920
Photograph of HMS Implacable, formerly the Duguay-Trouin, 1920. This ship was built in France in 1789, served at Trafalgar, and was captured by the Royal Navy shortly thereafter

Background imageBuilt Collection: View of the luxurious reading room onboard the Titanic

View of the luxurious reading room onboard the Titanic
A view of one of the many luxurious interior features of the Titanic; the reading and writing room. First class passengers travelled in style onboard the Titanic, having free use of the gym

Background imageBuilt Collection: Chichester Cross / 1930S

Chichester Cross / 1930S
CHICHESTER This gothic monument was built in 1500

Background imageBuilt Collection: Hanging Gardens / Babylon

Hanging Gardens / Babylon
Allegedly built by Nebushadnezzar II for his wife Amyitis, who missed her homeland, Iraq. They were grown on terraces & used water from the Euphrates River

Background imageBuilt Collection: Art Deco Bathroom

Art Deco Bathroom
Luxury Art Deco en suite bathroom in various types of marble, with a built-in bathroom cabinet, heated towel rail and stylish taps and fittings

Background imageBuilt Collection: Pressing Cider Apples

Pressing Cider Apples
The Pound-House of a Devon cider farm : on the right is the mill, and on the left is the press where the mock of crushed apples is built into a square heap for pressing

Background imageBuilt Collection: Kings Cross Station / 1895

Kings Cross Station / 1895
A view of the platforms at the terminus for the Great Northern Railway, designed by the architect Lewis Cubitt, built in 1851-52

Background imageBuilt Collection: Allington Castle, near Maidstone, Kent

Allington Castle, near Maidstone, Kent
South view of Allington Castle, near Maidstone, Kent. It was built by St Stephen de Penchester -- in 1281 King Edward I gave him a licence to build a crenellated castle

Background imageBuilt Collection: CLARIDGES HOTEL

CLARIDGES HOTEL, Brook Street, London : built 1895 on the site of Mivarts, and generally reckoned as the most prestigious hotel in London. Date: circa 1905

Background imageBuilt Collection: Consolidated B-24 Liberator final assembly line at Ford

Consolidated B-24 Liberator final assembly line at Ford Motor Companys Willow Run plant Of the total 18, 482 built, this one plant produced a half

Background imageBuilt Collection: Avro Vulcan B2 XH534 Farnborough

Avro Vulcan B2 XH534 Farnborough
The second B2 Vulcan built was based at A&AEE Boscombe Down for trials until 1965. The Vulcan display was always one of the highlights of Farnborough Air Show. Date: 1960

Background imageBuilt Collection: Chillington Manor

Chillington Manor, now part of the Museum at Maidstone, Kent, England. Date: built 1562

Background imageBuilt Collection: Outwood Windmills

Outwood Windmills
The old (17th century) windmills at Outwood, near Redhill, Surrey, England. The one in the foreground was built in 1665 and is (in 2006) Britains oldest working windmill. Date: late 1930s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed
A view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - pictured shortly after construction had finished. The bridge was designed and built by Dorman Long and Co Ltd

Background imageBuilt Collection: Royal Festival Hall 1951

Royal Festival Hall 1951
The newly built Royal Festival Hall at the South Bank in London

Background imageBuilt Collection: Chirk Viaduct

Chirk Viaduct
The Chirk Viaduct on the Shrewsbury & Chester Railway erected between 1846-1848 by Henry Robertson. Running alongside is the lower Chirk Aqueduct built 1801 by Telford

Background imageBuilt Collection: England / Hedingham Castle

England / Hedingham Castle
One of the best preserved Norman keeps in England, Hedingham Castle was built by the de Veres, the Earls of Oxford, in 1140

Background imageBuilt Collection: Cyclists & Windmills

Cyclists & Windmills
Three men cyclists admire the the two windmills at Outwood, Surrey, England. The left one was built in 1665 and still stands today. The right, built 1790, blew down in a gale 1960

Background imageBuilt Collection: Beckford / Fonthill Abbey

Beckford / Fonthill Abbey
WILLIAM BECKFORD Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, built at enormous expense by the English writer, art collector and eccentric

Background imageBuilt Collection: Henri Grace a Dieu

Henri Grace a Dieu
Deptford-built warship in the carrack style : she is the largest warship of her day, with golden sails - square on fore and main masts, lateen on the two mizzen masts

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Paragon Blackheath

The Paragon Blackheath. Designed by Michael Searles for John Cator, built between 1795 and 1806

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Navarro, Fifty-Ninth Street, facing Central Park (b / w photo)

The Navarro, Fifty-Ninth Street, facing Central Park (b / w photo)
5215247 The Navarro, Fifty-Ninth Street, facing Central Park (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Navarro, Fifty-Ninth Street)

Background imageBuilt Collection: St. Albans Cathedral

St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire. A sacred site from ancient times, Benedictine monks built an abbey in St. Albans memory. Later rebuilt by the Normans. Date: 1930s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Skyline of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Skyline of Chicago, Illinois, USA




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"Built to withstand the test of time, these iconic structures and moments showcase human ingenuity and craftsmanship throughout history. From the heroic RMS Carpathia in 1903, rescuing survivors of the Titanic tragedy, to the elegant Runcorn-Widnes Bridge connecting communities with its architectural marvel. Captain Woolf Barnato's Bentley exudes luxury and precision, a testament to engineering excellence. The Bauhaus Building stands as a symbol of modernist design principles that revolutionized architecture. The Four Eddystone Lighthouses have guided countless sailors through treacherous waters, their sturdy construction enduring fierce storms. The Westfield SEI British car embodies British automotive heritage with its sleek lines and powerful performance on the road. Rugby at Murrayfield stadium in Scotland epitomizes strength and teamwork as players battle it out on hallowed grounds. Even amidst gales, Bishop Rock Lighthouse remains steadfastly guarding ships from perilous rocks—a true beacon of hope in turbulent times. HMS Duke of York firing a broadside during World War II showcases military might harnessed for defense purposes. Artistic mastery comes alive with Saint Fiacre in Field painting depicting nature's beauty nurtured by human hands. Whitley Bay Lighthouse stands tall against crashing waves, guiding seafarers home safely. Lastly, we can't forget about the Hanging Gardens of Babylon—an ancient wonder built to awe generations with lush greenery suspended high above ground level. " In each instance, these remarkable feats remind us that when determination meets skillful craftsmanship, incredible things are built that leave an indelible mark on our world.