RIBA Architecture Image Library

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RIBA16372Tile factory and details of tools

RIBA16373Roofers and tools used in roofing

RIBA18651Tools and techniques used in building fortifications

RIBA20056Design for an instrument to measure internal and external angles, for the purpose of taking architectural plans

RIBA20317Design for a sextant with accompanying notes

RIBA21686Survey plan and measurements of the Forthrees estate in Llanelieu and Capel y Ffin in the county of Brecon belonging to Thomas Hughes Esq.

RIBA22417Design for the title page of the Architectural Association Sketch Book, Volume 4, featuring a central illustration of Nuremberg's castle and Medieval buildings

RIBA29174Four 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 lime

RIBA29175Design for a hand saw: annotated drawing with a small sketch of a reaping hook shown at top left

RIBA30312Diagrams 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' tools

RIBA31208Design for a ceremonial mallet bearing the initials of King George VI for the cornerstone ceremony of the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, London

RIBA31209Design for a ceremonial trowel bearing the initials of King George VI for the cornerstone ceremony of the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, London

RIBA31248Design for a ceremonial trowel to be presented to the Duke of Devonshire for the cornerstone ceremony of Owens College, Manchester

RIBA36758Design 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 architecture

RIBA38304Diagrams showing machinery and construction apparatus including lifting devices, tools and scaffolding

RIBA38312Title page to Book I of Sebastiano Serlio's 'Di Architettura' featuring strapwork ornament and the depiction of drawing instruments

RIBA101037Detail of a scalpel with its various blades


RIBA101151A microvoltmeter


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