RIBA Architecture Image Library

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A microvoltmeterRIBA101151

Design for a ceremonial mallet bearing the initials of King George VI for the cornerstone ceremony of the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, LondonRIBA31208

Design for a ceremonial trowel bearing the initials of King George VI for the cornerstone ceremony of the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, LondonRIBA31209

Design for a ceremonial trowel to be presented to the Duke of Devonshire for the cornerstone ceremony of Owens College, ManchesterRIBA31248

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 a sextant with accompanying notesRIBA20317

Design for an instrument to measure internal and external angles, for the purpose of taking architectural plansRIBA20056

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

Detail of a scalpel with its various bladesRIBA101037

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

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


Roofers and tools used in roofingRIBA16373

Survey plan and measurements of the Forthrees estate in Llanelieu and Capel y Ffin in the county of Brecon belonging to Thomas Hughes Esq.RIBA21686

Tile factory and details of toolsRIBA16372

Title page to Book I of Sebastiano Serlio's 'Di Architettura' featuring strapwork ornament and the depiction of drawing instrumentsRIBA38312

Tools and techniques used in building fortificationsRIBA18651


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