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  • Heritage Explorer - Images By Theme
    boys working on model E comptometers The comptometer invented in 1887 by American Dor Felt was the first successful manual calculating machine Many of the boys and girls look very young to be at work The school leaving age was only raised to 14 in the Education Act of 1918 so they could well have been younger than that Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Great Northern Central Hospital Holloway Road Holloway Greater London Interior of the number 3 Female Ward showing nursing staff and patients Florence Nightingale set up the Nightingale Nurses Training School at St Thomas Hospital London in 1860 This opened up a new profession for women Add to My Favourites English Heritage NMR Cellular Clothing Co Ltd Morris Street Swindon Swindon Interior view of the manufacturing workroom of the Cellular Clothing Company Ltd s factory premises in Swindon showing rows of women sitting at sewing machines sewing various items of clothing The Cellular Clothing Co Ltd was established in 1888 by Lewis Haslam inventor of the innovative Aertex fabric which was central to the manufacture of the company s clothing The company had premises in Nottingham London and Swindon and grew in popularity and prosperity throughout the 20th century The company was bought out in 2001 by Aertex Ltd Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Sunlight Soap Works Port Sunlight Bebington Merseyside An office within the Sunlight Soap works with women packaging books and promotional posters for Lever Brothers products and processing correspondences or invoices This photograph was commissioned by William Hesketh Lever and James Darcy Lever of Lever Brothers soap works Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company Limited Alma Street Coventry West Midlands The interior of the carriage tyre shop showing employees at work All the workers are dressed in their everyday clothes and wearing aprons to protect them These jobs were skilled indoor jobs rather than manual labour and this is reflected in the clothing Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Salt Works Droitwich Spa Worcestershire Two female workers standing beside a tank of boiling brine in a salt works in Droitwich Working class women often worked in factories doing heavy manual work in very unpleasant and dangerous conditions Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Servants at Hartwell Rectory Hartwell Northamptonshire In the 19th and early 20th centuries most professional and middle class households employed servants This country rector employed at least three servants two housemaids and a boy for outdoor work The family s dog and cat are also in the picture A large number of working class girls went into domestic service at a young age Some continued all their working lives but many left when they got married Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Milking at Stockers Farm Luppitt Devon A view of two ladies milking cows

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  • Heritage Explorer - Images By Theme
    Library World War I Battery Observation Post Pendennis Castle Cornwall A reconstruction of the Battery Observation Post BOP showing how it might have looked during World War I Construction of the castle began in 1540 as part of Henry VIII s defence of the south coast against possible invasion This site is now in the care of English Heritage 2010 Find out more Take advantage of our free entry for Learning Groups Add to My Favourites English Heritage NMR Certificate Great Dixter Northiam East Sussex A certificate commemorating the role of Great Dixter as an army hospital during the First World War Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR War memorial Paddington Station Praed Street Westminster London A plaque giving information about the Paddington Station War Memorial to the 2 524 employees of the Great Western Railway who died during the First World War The memorial itself was unveiled on Armistice Day in 1922 by Viscount Churchill Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR War memorial City of London School for Boys Victoria Embankment City of London This memorial by Banister Fletcher was put up after World War One to commemorate those old boys from the City of London School for Boys who died during the First World War Its size gives an idea of the extent of the slaughter Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR First World War Aircraft Works Waring and Gillow London Waring and Gillow owned a factory at Hammersmith It was used during WWI to make parts for aircraft instead of the furniture that was normally made there The company s knowledge of woodworking design and fabric covering made them an ideal choice for this Add to My Favourites English Heritage NMR Great Dixter Northiam East Sussex A view showing Red Cross staff and patients posed outside Great Dixter The house was used as a convalescence home for wounded soldiers during World War One Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Taxis outside the AA offices at Fanum House Whitch Motor cars each with the banner We are enlisting for War are lined up outside the Automobile Association Company s head office at Fanum House Whitcomb Road They are ready to take a band of Road Scouts to enlist while a crowd gathers to cheer Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Cunard Shell Works Rimrose Road Bootle Merseyside Shell heads of various sizes are being processed in this picture Despite the shortage of male labour during the War men were still often used as managers and skilled workers although many women did become supervisors and checkers Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR War work at Waring Gillow Hammersmith London Waring Gillow s furniture factory was converted to War work Here markings are painted onto wing sections of military aircraft Note that the workforce consists of women and of young

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  • Heritage Explorer - Images By Theme
    English Heritage 2010 Download the Dover Castle Teacher s Kit to find out more Take advantage of our free entry for Learning Groups Explore an interactive map Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR Gun mounts at Beacon Hillfort Harwich Essex Many military sites have been continually modified to adapt to new defence technologies In this view at Beacon Hillfort Harwich three styles of gun mounts can be seen dating from the late 19th century to World War II Add to My Favourites English Heritage NMR Shivering Sands Maunsell Fort Thames Estuary Kent The Shivering Sands Army fort is one of 3 Maunsell Forts The forts were designed by Mr G A Maunsell and built for defence during 1941 2 Their purpose was to provide anti aircraft fire within the Thames Estuary area Each fort consisted of a group of seven towers with a walkway connecting them all to the central control tower They were all built to the same layout All 3 forts saw action during the WW2 The Nore Army Fort was dismantled in 1959 but the other 2 are still standing today They were used as pirate radio stations during the 60 s and 70 s but since then have remained abandoned Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Millbay Road Plymouth A gap in a terrace of houses in Millbay Road Plymouth caused by bomb damage The ground floor wall with its Doric portico is all that remains of this elegant Georgian house Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Sussex Terrace Plymouth The bombed out facade of a terrace of Georgian houses in Frillbay Road in Plymouth One of the buildings housed the Permanant Building Society Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR Princes Square Plymouth A bombed out row of terraced houses in Princes Square Plymouth with pedestrians and parked cars Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Lockyer Street Plymouth A bombed out terrace of Georgian houses in Lockyer Street Plymouth The terrace was bombed during World War Two Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR Bomb damage at Great Charlotte Street Liverpool Pedestrians go about their daily routines oblivious to the bomb damage surrounding them in Great Charlotte Street Liverpool Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR St John the Evangelist Red Lion Square Camden London A view of the bombed remains of the church of St John the Evangelist in Red Lion Square It was consecrated in 1878 but was damaged in 1941 and was later demolished Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR World War II bomb damage London A panoramic view of bomb damage in Cripplegate during World War II A site has been cleared in the foreground and is being used as a car park The site is now underneath the Barbican Add to My Favourites Reproduced by permission of English Heritage NMR The library Holland House Kensington

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  • Heritage Explorer - Teaching Activities
    learn about food in the past from a photograph of a seaside picnic What did people do at the seaside in the past What sort of toys did my great grandparents play with Key Stage 2 Anglo Saxons Can you use evidence to reconstruct the past Key Stage 2 Art Can a photograph tell us about relationships between different people What do you think happened just before this photograph was taken Key Stage 2 Local History Doing a Condition Survey with your class Guidance for teachers Key Stage 2 Romans How did the Romans change Britain when they settled here What can archaeological evidence tell us about Roman life Key Stage 2 Similarity Difference How can a photograph help us to imagine life during the Blitz Were the Edwardians like us What can buildings tell us about life in Britain since 1948 What was life like for Victorian children Did it get any better What was life like for Victorian school children Key Stage 3 Are we right to commemorate the life of a slave trader Doing a Condition Survey with your class Guidance for teachers How did William the Conqueror secure his control over Saxon England How reliable are Victorian photographs as a source of evidence Were the Victorians like us What can a photograph tell us about how people impact on the environment What can a town s buildings tell us about Victorian minds What can the inscription on a grave tell us about attitudes to black people What evidence of everyday life since 1948 can we find in a photograph What was housing like for the Victorian middle classes Key Stage 4 How did WWI change the role of women in Britain To what extent were women s lives already changing before WW1 Were workhouses built and

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  • Heritage Explorer - Teaching Activities
    happened just before this photograph was taken Citizenship Are we right to commemorate the life of a slave trader Geography What can a photograph tell us about how people impact on the environment What evidence of everyday life since 1948 can we find in a photograph History Are my toys different from toys in the past Can we be room detectives Can you use evidence to reconstruct the past Did children in the past have fun at the park Doing a Condition Survey with your class Guidance for teachers How can a photograph help us to imagine life during the Blitz How did the Romans change Britain when they settled here How did William the Conqueror secure his control over Saxon England How did WWI change the role of women in Britain How real was the threat of invasion 1538 47 How reliable are Victorian photographs as a source of evidence Were the Edwardians like us Were the Victorians like us Were workhouses built and run by cruel people What can a town s buildings tell us about Victorian minds What can archaeological evidence tell us about Roman life What can buildings tell us about life in Britain since 1948

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  • Heritage Explorer - Sitemap
    Shopping People at Work Poor Relief Reconstruction Drawings Roman Remains Schools Seaside Slavery Stone Age to Iron Age Part 1 The Stone Age Stone Age to Iron Age Part 2 The Bronze Age Stone Age to Iron Age Part 3 The Iron Age Textile Industry Transport Rail Transport Road Transport Water Tudor Buildings Utilities Electricity Utilities Gas Utilities Water Sewerage Victorian Buildings Victorian Houses Victorian Industry Victorian Leisure Victorians At

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  • Heritage Explorer - Images By Theme
    Photographs Oblique Brewing Industry Bridges Brunel Castles Cathedrals Childhood Children at Work Crime Punishment Disability History Edwardian Life Glass Pottery Ceramic Industry Industrial Revolution Life Since 1948 Medieval Buildings Memorials War Memorials Monasteries Parks Gardens Past Homes Past Shopping People at Work Poor Relief Reconstruction Drawings Roman Remains Schools Seaside Slavery Stone Age to Iron Age Part 1 The Stone Age Stone Age to Iron Age Part 2 The Bronze

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  • Heritage Explorer - Teaching Activity
    learn about shapes by looking at a building Use the photograph above either printed out or ideally on your whiteboard as the focus for a lesson on shapes Look at the picture as a class and encourage pupils to pick out highlight the different shapes of the windows roof and decorations Ask pupils to draw and name each of the shapes they have identified Pupils could then use the shapes identified to design a new building There is a pre designed whiteboard activity to help them do this Learning Aims and Outcomes Identify differences in shapes patterns and decoration in buildings and relate these to the purpose of the building Ask the children to look for shapes and patterns in a building and think about why they were chosen List words about the shape pattern and decoration of buildings Prior Knowledge For Year 1 pupils a knowledge of basic shapes would be helpful Extended Learning and Useful Links The activity could be taken further to consider what different materials the building is made of The activity could be used before taking pupils out to look at local buildings or the school and repeating the activity in the field Pupils could

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