Skip to main content

Factory Collection

Background imageFactory Collection: Blowing glass in a British factory, 1800s

Blowing glass in a British factory, 1800s
Workers in a crown-glass factory, Great Britain, early 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Glass factory workers in Britain, 1800s

Glass factory workers in Britain, 1800s
Manufacturing glass at a flint-glass factory, Great Britain, 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Spokane, Washington, 1880s

Spokane, Washington, 1880s
Spokane Falls before the great fire, Washington Territory, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2P-00001

BUSN2P-00001
Book and magazine printing press at Harper & Bros. New York City, early 1900s. Printed halftone of a photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: Cloth labels from American textile mills, 1800s

Cloth labels from American textile mills, 1800s
Labels for cloth woven at 19th-century textile mills, displayed in Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: Jacquard loom, 1880s

Jacquard loom, 1880s
Woman worker using a mechanized Jacquard loom, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illlustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Brandywine Creek industry, Delaware, 1800s

Brandywine Creek industry, Delaware, 1800s
Old mills along Brandywine Creek, Delaware, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Busy Seattle harbor, circa 1890

Busy Seattle harbor, circa 1890
Bird s-eye view of Seattle, Washington Territory, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Machine-spun thread on a bobbin in the Lowell mills

Machine-spun thread on a bobbin in the Lowell mills
Bobbins with machine-spun thread, Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: New England textile factory, 1800s

New England textile factory, 1800s
Sugar River textile mill in Newport, New Hampshire, about 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Working in a shoe factory, late 1800s

Working in a shoe factory, late 1800s
Shoe industry worker making lasts, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Vermont cheese factory, 1800s

Vermont cheese factory, 1800s
Dairy farmers bringing milk to a Vermont cheese factory, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Pittsburgh from the Ohio River, 1880s

Pittsburgh from the Ohio River, 1880s
Steel mills darken the sky over Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Child laborers inspected in Britain, 1880s

Child laborers inspected in Britain, 1880s
English government inspector visiting child workers in a factory, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Sawmills in Maine, 1850s

Sawmills in Maine, 1850s
Timber fed into sawmills on the Penobscot River at Old Town, Maine, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Riverboats approaching Pittsburgh, 1850s

Riverboats approaching Pittsburgh, 1850s
City of Pittsburgh, viewed from the Ohio River, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00154

BUSN2A-00154
Duquesne steel factories at night, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1900 Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00182

BUSN2A-00182
Salmon cannery on the Pacific coast at Astoria, Oregon, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00149

BUSN2A-00149
Iron industry workers manufacturing steel in England, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Knitting mill workers

Knitting mill workers
Workers at their machines in a knitting mill, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Textile workers collecting their pay, 1890s

Textile workers collecting their pay, 1890s
Payday in the weaving department of a textile mill, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00231

BUSN2A-00231
Interior view of the salt-works in West Virginia. 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00257

BUSN2A-00257
Girl throwing clay to drive out air in a pottery factory, Trenton New Jersey, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00004

BUSN2A-00004
Textile workers in a northern mill, mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00042

BUSN2A-00042
Lowell girls weaving in Massachusetts textile mills, 1850s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00069

BUSN2A-00069
Pinkerton men leaving Carnegie Steel Works during the Homestead Riot, 1892. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Chinese immigrants working at a salmon cannery in Oregon

Chinese immigrants working at a salmon cannery in Oregon
Chinese-Americans working at the Kinney Salmon Cannery in Astoria, Oregon, 1880s. Engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1870s

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1870s
Downtown Milwaukee looking west from the waterfront of Lake Michigan, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00050

BUSN2A-00050
Boott Cotton Mills on the Merrimac River in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00051

BUSN2A-00051
Textile mills line the Merrimac and Concord rivers in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1830s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00262

BUSN2A-00262
Steel industry workers at the coke furnaces of Pennsylvania, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2P-00075

BUSN2P-00075
Power looms inside the Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell National Historical Park, Massachusetts. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2P-00097

BUSN2P-00097
Fabric label for cloth woven in Lowell mills, Boott Cotton Mill Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2P-00012

BUSN2P-00012
Slaters Mill, first US textile factory, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2P-00050

BUSN2P-00050
Textile mills along the Blackstone River, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Photograph

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00256

BUSN2A-00256
Bessemer steel converter in a Pittsburgh steel mill, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: AGRI2A-00046

AGRI2A-00046
A turpentine distillery in North Carolina, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: PBUS2A-00012

PBUS2A-00012
Samuel Slater, known as the " Father of American Manufacturing." Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageFactory Collection: Pittsburgh coke ovens, 1880s

Pittsburgh coke ovens, 1880s
Steel workers at the Pittsburgh coke ovens, showing their dwellings on the hilltop, 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00070

BUSN2A-00070
MIll worker tending mule-spinners, an industrial textile machine, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00046

BUSN2A-00046
Women garment workers in the dressmaking department of a factory, about 1890. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFactory Collection: BUSN2A-00164

BUSN2A-00164
Weaving at Spitalfields, England, 1700s. Hand-colored engraving from a Hogarth illustration


All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping