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"From Land to Sea: Captivating Construction Marvels Across the Globe" HMAS Melbourne head-on

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel
LLM339744 The Tower of Babel by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Tower of Babel. Bible (James Hagger, c 1860). Printed by A H Payne.); © Look and Learn

Background imageConstruction Collection: Rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah

Rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah
LLM338905 Rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah by Hole, William Brassey (1846-1917); Private Collection; (add.info.: Rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris

Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris
XIR345819 Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, 14th August and 14th September 1888 (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (19th century); Musee de la Ville de Paris

Background imageConstruction Collection: Peter the Greats Naval Preparations (litho)

Peter the Greats Naval Preparations (litho)
STC358014 Peter the Greats Naval Preparations (litho) by Randall, Maurice (fl.1899-1919); Private Collection; (add.info.: In 1692 Peter the Great (1672-1725)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The building in Hyde Park, London, for the Great Exhibition of 1851 (engraving)

The building in Hyde Park, London, for the Great Exhibition of 1851 (engraving)
586000 The building in Hyde Park, London, for the Great Exhibition of 1851 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The building in Hyde Park, London)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Construction of Waterloo Bridge, London (pencil on paper)

Construction of Waterloo Bridge, London (pencil on paper)
582785 Construction of Waterloo Bridge, London (pencil on paper) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Construction of Waterloo Bridge, London)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Building a Skyscraper

Building a Skyscraper
LLM459283 Building a Skyscraper by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Building a Skyscraper. Illustration for Willss Engineering Wonders cigarette card series)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Reflecting Telescope

Reflecting Telescope
LLM459285 Reflecting Telescope by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Reflecting Telescope. Illustration for Willss Engineering Wonders cigarette card series)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Birds eye view from the staircase and the upper part of the Pavilion in the Coloseum

Birds eye view from the staircase and the upper part of the Pavilion in the Coloseum, Regents Park (engraving)
558237 Birds eye view from the staircase and the upper part of the Pavilion in the Coloseum, Regents Park (engraving) by English School

Background imageConstruction Collection: Charing Cross Baths (engraving)

Charing Cross Baths (engraving)
558015 Charing Cross Baths (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Charing Cross Baths)

Background imageConstruction Collection: North Court, 21st February, 1862 (b / w photo)

North Court, 21st February, 1862 (b / w photo)
STC439619 North Court, 21st February, 1862 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Founding of Constantinople (tapestry)

The Founding of Constantinople (tapestry)
XIR434124 The Founding of Constantinople (tapestry) by Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) (after); Mobilier National, Paris, France; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The accident at Chesnay, illustration from Le Petit Journal

The accident at Chesnay, illustration from Le Petit Journal
STC415976 The accident at Chesnay, illustration from Le Petit Journal: Supplement illustre, 1898 (colour litho) by French School

Background imageConstruction Collection: Equipment to operate the lift system on the Eiffel Tower, c. 1888 (photo)

Equipment to operate the lift system on the Eiffel Tower, c. 1888 (photo)
2652826 Equipment to operate the lift system on the Eiffel Tower, c.1888 (photo) by French Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Apollo and Poseidon Come to Assist Laomedon, c. 1500 (oil on canvas)

Apollo and Poseidon Come to Assist Laomedon, c. 1500 (oil on canvas)
FIT111439 Apollo and Poseidon Come to Assist Laomedon, c.1500 (oil on canvas) by Italian School, (16th century); 62.9x108.3 cm; Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Great Eastern, 1857 (albumen print)

The Great Eastern, 1857 (albumen print)
STC119882 The Great Eastern, 1857 (albumen print) by Howlett, Robert (1831-58); Private Collection; (add.info.: designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and J)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Scene at a Clyde Shipyard, (Messrs Beardmore & Co), from British Artists at the Front

Scene at a Clyde Shipyard, (Messrs Beardmore & Co), from British Artists at the Front
STC255976 Scene at a Clyde Shipyard, (Messrs Beardmore & Co), from British Artists at the Front, continuation of The Western Front, 1918 (colour litho) by Lavery

Background imageConstruction Collection: Airships, from British Artists at the Front, Continuation of The Western Front

Airships, from British Artists at the Front, Continuation of The Western Front
STC255965 Airships, from British Artists at the Front, Continuation of The Western Front, 1918 (colour litho) by Lavery, John (1856-1941); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; Irish

Background imageConstruction Collection: Vernacular housing and brickmaking, from Della Architettura

Vernacular housing and brickmaking, from Della Architettura
STC255915 Vernacular housing and brickmaking, from Della Architettura, published 1590 (engraving) by Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio (c.1520-87); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The device invented by Nicola Zabaglia in 1748 for lifting the Obelisk in the Campus

The device invented by Nicola Zabaglia in 1748 for lifting the Obelisk in the Campus
STC255699 The device invented by Nicola Zabaglia in 1748 for lifting the Obelisk in the Campus Martius which was 14 hands beneath ground (engraving) by Balzar, G

Background imageConstruction Collection: Constructing a Bridge on Water, illustration from L Art de l Artillerie

Constructing a Bridge on Water, illustration from L Art de l Artillerie
XDT217871 Constructing a Bridge on Water, illustration from L Art de l Artillerie by Wolff de Senftenberg, late 16th century (pencil & w/c on paper) (b/w photo) by German School, (16th century); Min

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Fleet Sewer, c. 1840 (w / c on paper)

The Fleet Sewer, c. 1840 (w / c on paper)
GHL240160 The Fleet Sewer, c.1840 (w/c on paper) by English School, (19th century); London Metropolitan Archives, City of London; eLondon Metropolitan Archives; English, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: Edward the Confessor watching the building of Westminster Abbey

Edward the Confessor watching the building of Westminster Abbey
STC293116 Edward the Confessor watching the building of Westminster Abbey, the first Norman church erected in England, illustration from Hutchinsons Story of the British Nation

Background imageConstruction Collection: William Rufus at the Tower of London (colour litho)

William Rufus at the Tower of London (colour litho)
STC309815 William Rufus at the Tower of London (colour litho) by Anderson, Charles Goldsborough (1865-1936) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: William II (1056-1100), known as William Rufus

Background imageConstruction Collection: Southbank at Night, 1951 (b / w photo)

Southbank at Night, 1951 (b / w photo)
ILN280897 Southbank at Night, 1951 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); The Illustrated London News Picture Library, London, UK; (add.info.: site of the 1951 Festival of Britain)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Cross-section and elevation of a ship, 1776 (pen & ink and w / c on paper)

Cross-section and elevation of a ship, 1776 (pen & ink and w / c on paper)
XIR237909 Cross-section and elevation of a ship, 1776 (pen & ink and w/c on paper) by French School, (18th century); Service Historique de la Marine, Vincennes, France; French, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Building of Noahs Ark, from the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel

The Building of Noahs Ark, from the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel
BMR249408 The Building of Noahs Ark, from the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel, 1493 (colour woodcut) by Wolgemut or Wolgemuth, Michael (1434-1519); Bibliotheque Mazarine, Paris

Background imageConstruction Collection: Reconstruction of Theleme Abbey, illustration from Rabelais et l

Reconstruction of Theleme Abbey, illustration from Rabelais et l
XIR213021 Reconstruction of Theleme Abbey, illustration from Rabelais et l architecture de la Renaissance by Charles Lenormant (1802-59), Paris

Background imageConstruction Collection: Building the Subway System, Boston, 1900 (b / w photo)

Building the Subway System, Boston, 1900 (b / w photo)
PNP246906 Building the Subway System, Boston, 1900 (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Bijou Residence Sunnycote, Hampstead, (with studio) for John Ingle Lee Esq

Bijou Residence Sunnycote, Hampstead, (with studio) for John Ingle Lee Esq
XJF268024 Bijou Residence Sunnycote, Hampstead, (with studio) for John Ingle Lee Esq, from The Building News, 23rd February 1877 (litho) (b/w photo) News

Background imageConstruction Collection: Assyrians moving a Winged Bull on a Sledge, from Nineveh and its Remains

Assyrians moving a Winged Bull on a Sledge, from Nineveh and its Remains
STC221891 Assyrians moving a Winged Bull on a Sledge, from Nineveh and its Remains by Austen Henry Layard (1817-94) published 1849 (litho) by English School

Background imageConstruction Collection: The aqueduct in Rio de Janeiro (colour engraving)

The aqueduct in Rio de Janeiro (colour engraving)
STC109035 The aqueduct in Rio de Janeiro (colour engraving) by Bonatti, D.K. (fl.1720-80) (after); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Tower of Babel, 1468-84 (fresco)

The Tower of Babel, 1468-84 (fresco)
XIR181003 The Tower of Babel, 1468-84 (fresco) by Gozzoli, Benozzo di Lese di Sandro (1420-97); Camposanto e Museo dell Opera, Piazza Duomo, Pisa, Italy; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris

Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris
XIR187086 Two views of the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, 12th February and 12th March 1889 (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (19th century); Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Art of Building, from a manuscript on architecture, Venetian (vellum)

The Art of Building, from a manuscript on architecture, Venetian (vellum)
XIR187793 The Art of Building, from a manuscript on architecture, Venetian (vellum) by Italian School, (16th century); Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice, Italy; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: Cranes at the Miraflores Lock, plate XXII from The Panama Canal

Cranes at the Miraflores Lock, plate XXII from The Panama Canal
XJF135613 Cranes at the Miraflores Lock, plate XXII from The Panama Canal by Joseph Pennell, 1912 (charcoal on paper) (b/w photo) by Pennell, Joseph (1858-1926); Private Collection; American

Background imageConstruction Collection: The floating of the last span of the Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash (w / c on paper)

The floating of the last span of the Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash (w / c on paper)
IGM134707 The floating of the last span of the Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash (w/c on paper) by English School, (19th century); Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Telford, Shropshire

Background imageConstruction Collection: Portrait of Nicholas Kratzer (1487-c. 1550) Fellow of Corpus Christi College

Portrait of Nicholas Kratzer (1487-c. 1550) Fellow of Corpus Christi College
CCC95140 Portrait of Nicholas Kratzer (1487-c.1550) Fellow of Corpus Christi College and later Astronomer Royal to King Henry VIII

Background imageConstruction Collection: Elevation of a tower of Brooklyn Bridge, New York (litho)

Elevation of a tower of Brooklyn Bridge, New York (litho)
STC172377 Elevation of a tower of Brooklyn Bridge, New York (litho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Structure of a hothouse, from Hesperides by Giovanni Battista Ferrari

Structure of a hothouse, from Hesperides by Giovanni Battista Ferrari
STC171625 Structure of a hothouse, from Hesperides by Giovanni Battista Ferrari, engraved by Cammillo Congio (fl.1630), published 1646 (coloured engraving) by Gagliardi

Background imageConstruction Collection: Clearing the Wood for the Iron Way, 1880 (oil on canvas)

Clearing the Wood for the Iron Way, 1880 (oil on canvas)
Ma198577 Clearing the Wood for the Iron Way, 1880 (oil on canvas) by Cooper, Thomas Sidney (1803-1902); 122x198.1 cm; Private Collection; Photo eThe Ms Gallery, London; English, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: Reconstruction of the interior of a city built in Cyclopean masonry, Mycenaean architecture

Reconstruction of the interior of a city built in Cyclopean masonry, Mycenaean architecture
6340123 Reconstruction of the interior of a city built in Cyclopean masonry, Mycenaean architecture by Unknown Artist, (19th century); (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Jewel Office in the Tower of London, Rag Fair and Old Clothes and Ship Building

The Jewel Office in the Tower of London, Rag Fair and Old Clothes and Ship Building
6340344 The Jewel Office in the Tower of London, Rag Fair and Old Clothes and Ship Building by Taylor, Isaac (1730-1807); (add.info.: The Jewel Office in the Tower of London)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Pedestal of the 'Statue of Liberty enlightening the world'

Pedestal of the "Statue of Liberty enlightening the world"
5854636 Pedestal of the " Statue of Liberty enlightening the world", designed by Richard Morris Hunt, during construction, 16th May 1886 (b/w photo) by American Photographer

Background imageConstruction Collection: Elevation sketch for the Pedestal for the Statue of Liberty, New York

Elevation sketch for the Pedestal for the Statue of Liberty, New York
5854635 Elevation sketch for the Pedestal for the Statue of Liberty, New York, 1882 (pen & ink on paper) by Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste (1834-1904); 89x57 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Men in a workshop shaping sheets of copper for the construction of the Statue of Liberty

Men in a workshop shaping sheets of copper for the construction of the Statue of Liberty
5854632 Men in a workshop shaping sheets of copper for the construction of the Statue of Liberty, Paris, 1883 (b/w photo) by Fernique, Albert (d.1898); New York Public Library, USA; French




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"From Land to Sea: Captivating Construction Marvels Across the Globe" HMAS Melbourne head-on: Witness the sheer power and precision of naval construction as HMAS Melbourne takes center stage. Kiss of the Oceans - Atlantic meets Pacific - Panama Canal: Discover how human ingenuity conquered nature's boundaries, connecting two vast oceans through an awe-inspiring engineering feat. Site of Wimbledon tennis 24441_006: Beyond its sporting glory, delve into the intricate construction behind this iconic venue that has hosted countless historic moments in tennis history. Spain, Barcelona. Sagrada Familia Cathedral, designed by Antoni Gaudi: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and architectural brilliance as you explore Gaudi's masterpiece under construction. Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064: Step back in time and witness a bustling shipyard where dreams took shape on a grand scale during the early 20th century. The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (4/4): Uncover the story behind one of England's most recognizable landmarks, showcasing remarkable teamwork and engineering prowess. Building Sydney Harbour Bridge by G. H Davis: Marvel at this iconic Australian landmark that stands tall as a testament to human determination and skill amidst challenging conditions. The crew of HMAS Melbourne line up on the flight deck: Behind every mighty vessel lies an incredible team effort; join these brave sailors as they showcase their unity during construction. Wellington Inn on stilts OP05766: Explore architectural innovation at its finest with this unique stilted inn, defying gravity while offering stunning views from above ground level. North Shields Docks EAW005502 : Dive into maritime history at North Shields Docks – once a thriving hub for trade and industry – now preserved as a reminder of our industrial heritage. United States Naval Construction Battalions - Seabees.