RIBA Architecture Image Library

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Building elevations and hydraulic machinery used for the Pont Neuf in ParisRIBA18758

Centring platform used for the portico of St Peter's Basilica, RomeRIBA16239

Conwy Tubular Bridge under construction, Conwy, Gwynned: perspective view showing the second tube being built with part of Conwy Castle and Thomas Telford's Conwy Castle Suspension Bridge bridge seen in the backgroundRIBA31514

Cranes used on the Caledonian canalRIBA16439

Design for a decorative frieze for the South Kensington Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum), South Kensington, London: sketched elevation incorporating a line of figures carrying drawing instruments and items symbolising the art of architectureRIBA36758

Design for a hand saw: annotated drawing with a small sketch of a reaping hook shown at top leftRIBA29175

Design for the title page of the Architectural Association Sketch Book, Volume 4, featuring a central illustration of Nuremberg's castle and Medieval buildingsRIBA22417

Designs for machinery for embedding stiltsRIBA18757

Diagrams showing a tunnel running kiln, and flare kilns with coke ovens for use in the manufacture of cementRIBA30311

Diagrams showing flare kilns and coke ovens for use in the manufacture of cementRIBA30310

Diagrams showing kilns for use in the manufacture of cement, an experimental brick and cement arch designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a brick beam designed by Messrs. Francis and a selection of plasterers' toolsRIBA30312

Diagrams showing machinery and construction apparatus including lifting devices, tools and scaffoldingRIBA38304

Extending laddersRIBA16235

Formwork for arches and vaultsRIBA23332

Four designs for tools: a frame for the sawing of wainscots, a ladder for hinges, a saw for 'blacke stones' and sieve for the sifting of limeRIBA29174

Heavy lifting gear for building partsRIBA19629

Hoists and platforms used for whitewashing buildingsRIBA16236

Hydraulic machineryRIBA18756

Machinery used to lift the Vatican obelisk in Rome in 1586RIBA16246

Original drawing for 'Le Diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli' (1588): machine for crossing a moat and mounting the walls of a townRIBA37058

Props used in constructionRIBA16237

Pulley system with weights used for the statues in St Peter's Square, RomeRIBA16233

Pulley systems using weightsRIBA16232

Rope and pulley systemRIBA23325



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