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Engraving Collection (page 4)

Capturing moments of bravery and beauty through the art of engraving

Background imageEngraving Collection: Westminster Palace a98_06490

Westminster Palace a98_06490
Burning of Parliament, London. Copy of an etching looking north across the River Thames showing the destruction of the Houses of Lords and Commons by fire on 16th October 1834

Background imageEngraving Collection: Thursday Island, or in the indigenous language, Waiben, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands

Thursday Island, or in the indigenous language, Waiben, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago
Illustration of a Thursday Island, or in the indigenous language, Waiben, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago, near Cape York Peninsula in the Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia

Background imageEngraving Collection: GALICIA. SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Province of A Coruna

GALICIA. SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Province of A Coruna
Galicia. Santiago de Compostela. Province of Coruna. Partial view of the city with the Cathedral in the background. The Spanish and American Illustration. Engraving by Otero (1870)

Background imageEngraving Collection: Independence of Argentina. Belgrano, Manuel (1770-1820)

Independence of Argentina. Belgrano, Manuel (1770-1820)
Independence of Argentina. Manuel Belgrano (1770-1820). Argentine military. The first flag of Argentina presented to the revolutionary army by General Belgrano on February 27, 1812. Colored engraving

Background imageEngraving Collection: Otto I (1848-1916). King of Bavaria (1886-1913)

Otto I (1848-1916). King of Bavaria (1886-1913). Successor of Louis II (1886). 19th-century colored engraving

Background imageEngraving Collection: Sand, George, pseudonym of Aurore Dupin (Paris, 1804-Nohant, 1876). French novelist

Sand, George, pseudonym of Aurore Dupin (Paris, 1804-Nohant, 1876). French novelist
George Sand, pseudonym of Aurore Dupin (Paris, 1804-Nohant, 1876). French novelist. Colored engraving

Background imageEngraving Collection: Cavour, Camillo Benso, Count of (Turin, 1810-1861) Italian statesman

Cavour, Camillo Benso, Count of (Turin, 1810-1861) Italian statesman
Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (Turin, 1810-1861) Italian statesman. Founder of Il Risorgimento (1847). Engraving by Rim. Colored

Background imageEngraving Collection: Abdulmecit I (1823-1861). Ottoman Sultan (1839-1861)

Abdulmecit I (1823-1861). Ottoman Sultan (1839-1861)

Background imageEngraving Collection: Wootton Basset Incline

Wootton Basset Incline

Background imageEngraving Collection: The Maidenhead Bridge with steam train crossing

The Maidenhead Bridge with steam train crossing

Background imageEngraving Collection: Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist C018 / 7037

Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist C018 / 7037
Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890). 1869 engraving of the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. Schliemann is best known as the discoverer of the ruins of the legendary city of Troy

Background imageEngraving Collection: Rhynchoglossum obliquum, artwork C016 / 5646

Rhynchoglossum obliquum, artwork C016 / 5646
Rhynchoglossum obliquum. Engraving by Franz Bauer (from a drawing by Ferdinand Bauer) published in Plantae javanicae raroriores (1838)

Background imageEngraving Collection: Vespasian, Roman emperor

Vespasian, Roman emperor
Vespasian (9 AD-79 AD), Roman emperor. Vespasian was the ninth emperor of the Roman Empire, ascending to power after a year of civil wars and ruling for nearly 10 years from 69 AD until his death

Background imageEngraving Collection: Bach, Johann Sebastian (Eisenach, 1685-Leipzig, 1750). German composer. Served as

Bach, Johann Sebastian (Eisenach, 1685-Leipzig, 1750). German composer. Served as Kapellmeister from 1717 to 1723 the Duke of Kothen, the period when he composed his major instrumental works

Background imageEngraving Collection: Jonathan Hulls steamboat, 18th century

Jonathan Hulls steamboat, 18th century
Jonathan Hulls steamboat, historical artwork. A patent for this steam-powered towboat was taken out by the British inventor Jonathan Hulls in 1736

Background imageEngraving Collection: Socrates, Ancient Greek philosopher

Socrates, Ancient Greek philosopher
Socrates (c.470-399 BC), Ancient Greek philosopher, credited with introducing a new and critical attitude in philosophy and science

Background imageEngraving Collection: Antoine Lavoisier and wife, chemist

Antoine Lavoisier and wife, chemist
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, centre left), French chemist, with his wife Marie-Anne- Pierrette (1758-1836) in his laboratory. Lavoisier is recognised as the founder of modern chemistry

Background imageEngraving Collection: 17th century engraving

17th century engraving. Engraved plate depicting Rosicrucians from the publication Vitus del capo de la bona speranza, published in 1677

Background imageEngraving Collection: Pascals calculator, 17th Century artwork

Pascals calculator, 17th Century artwork
Pascals calculator. Historical artwork showing the mechanism inside a 17th Century mechanical device used to perform mathematical calculations

Background imageEngraving Collection: Phoenician coins and writing

Phoenician coins and writing
Phoenician coins. Engraving depicting various coins and medals from the Phoenician civilisation. Phoenicia existed as a collection of city states in the coastal areas of modern day Lebanon and Syria

Background imageEngraving Collection: Thomas Wright, British astronomer

Thomas Wright, British astronomer
Thomas Wright (1711-86), British astronomer. Wright was born at Byers Green in northern England. In 1730 he set up a school at which he taught mathematics and navigation

Background imageEngraving Collection: Engraving of a tree split by lightning

Engraving of a tree split by lightning
Engraving depicting a tree that had split after being hit by lightning at Hanwell, west London. When a lightning bolt strikes a tree

Background imageEngraving Collection: Egyptian solar system model

Egyptian solar system model
Solar System. An engraving depicting the layout of the Solar System. It is shown as the route taken by a scarab beetle. The path starts at the Earth (centre) and passes out to the heavens (top)

Background imageEngraving Collection: Galvanic experiments, 17th century

Galvanic experiments, 17th century
Galvanism. Engraved plate showing various pieces of equipment used to study galvanism, or static electricity. In addition to several plans for making a galvanic pile (battery)

Background imageEngraving Collection: Chemistry equipment, 19th century

Chemistry equipment, 19th century
Chemistry equipment. Engraving of various pieces of equipment used in chemistry experiments. Most are concerned with the isolation of gas or with producing acids

Background imageEngraving Collection: Octopus attacking a ship

Octopus attacking a ship
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Background imageEngraving Collection: Solar eclipse, 18th century artwork

Solar eclipse, 18th century artwork
Solar eclipse. 18th century diagram showing the principles behind solar eclipses. Figure I shows difference in appearance between total (B) and annular (A) eclipses

Background imageEngraving Collection: Charles XIV John of Sweden (1764-1844). French soldier named Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

Charles XIV John of Sweden (1764-1844). French soldier named Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, afterwards King of Sweden and Norway (1818-1844). Founder of the current ruling dynasty in Sweden

Background imageEngraving Collection: Construction of the Panama Canal. Works in the estuary of the Rio Grande. Colored engraving

Construction of the Panama Canal. Works in the estuary of the Rio Grande. Colored engraving, 1886

Background imageEngraving Collection: Rene Descartes, French mathematician

Rene Descartes, French mathematician
Rene Descartes (1596-1650), French mathematician and philosopher. His coat-of-arms (upper right) mark his self-styled title of Lord of Perron

Background imageEngraving Collection: Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, German physicist

Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, German physicist
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887), German physicist. While he was still a student, Kirchhoff formulated what became known as Kirchhoffs Laws

Background imageEngraving Collection: Vinegar production, 19th century

Vinegar production, 19th century cutaway artwork. This is a trickling method developed in 1823 by the German chemist Schutzenbach. The barrel is divided into three sections

Background imageEngraving Collection: Maori man, profile, 18th century

Maori man, profile, 18th century
Maori man. Engraved plate showing a profile of a Maori man. Clearly seen are the facial tattoos, hair comb and other jewellery worn

Background imageEngraving Collection: The Sun and associated gods, Egypt

The Sun and associated gods, Egypt
Egyptian gods. Engraving depicting the Sun and Moon surrounded by the names of Egyptian gods. At the top is a male Sun, with male gods, and below id the female Moon surrounded by the female gods

Background imageEngraving Collection: Sciathericon for determining time

Sciathericon for determining time
Sciathericon. Illustration entitled Sciathericon stellarum fixarum situm qualibet hora demonstrans, a device for showing time by reference to the fixed stars

Background imageEngraving Collection: Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis), engraving

Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis), engraving
Great Auk. Engraved plate of a Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis), a bird that became extinct in the mid-19th century. This was the last species of a genus of giant flightless birds

Background imageEngraving Collection: Scrimshaws are engravings on sperm-whales teeth

Scrimshaws are engravings on sperm-whales teeth. Scrimshaw Museum, Peters Cafe Sport, Horta. Faial, Azores islands, Portugal

Background imageEngraving Collection: Nunney Castle engraving N070775

Nunney Castle engraving N070775
NUNNEY CASTLE, Somerset. North east view of Nunye Castle in the county of Somerset by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, 1733

Background imageEngraving Collection: Flower Wall Art 34

Flower Wall Art 34
Rafal Kulik

Background imageEngraving Collection: Flower Wall Art 33

Flower Wall Art 33
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 32
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 31
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 30
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 29
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 28
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 27
Rafal Kulik

Background imageEngraving Collection: Flower Wall Art 26

Flower Wall Art 26
Rafal Kulik

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Flower Wall Art 25
Rafal Kulik




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Capturing moments of bravery and beauty through the art of engraving. From a heroic fireman rescuing a girl from the flames to the intricate details etched onto Marble Hill House, each stroke tells a story. Delve into the enchanting world of hortensia and celestial mechanics, where medieval artwork comes alive on paper. Experience the elegance of a French Lancer in J840005 or witness Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellington's majestic horse in J050173. Plate 113 takes us back to 19th-century France with its exquisite engravings that transport us to another era. Join us at the Waterloo Banquet N970006, where history is immortalized through delicate lines engraved on paper. Travel back in time as we stroll across Old London Bridge in a98_05984, capturing its grandeur forever. Discover the secrets hidden within an alchemical tree as Philosophia reformata unfolds before your eyes. Finally, let Portchester Castle engraving N110146 whisk you away to ancient ruins steeped in mystery and intrigue. Engraving - an art form that preserves memories for generations.