Factories and Cottage Industry in Art and Illustration

Mike And The Modelmakers by Miraslav Sasek published by Lesney Products & Co. Ltd, UK 1970

A visitor from the international specialist and cultural history exhibition for the butchers’ trade in Hamburg sent this postcard to loved ones at home in 1907. The perfecting of the assembly line production, however, met with mixed feedback: The American author Upton Sinclair describes in his novel “The Jungle” (“The Jungle”, 1906) the daily work in the slaughterhouses of Chicago – a gloomy vision of the dehumanization industry
Poster designed by Pushwagner for Parsons Spaghetti Factory, London, 1971
Poster designed by Pushwagner for Parsons Spaghetti Factory, London, 1971
Jean-Euge_ne Buland - The Apprentice's Lesson 1888
The Lesson of the apprentice *oil on canvas *102 x 82 cm *signed b.r.: Eug Buland 88
Alphonse Marie de Neuville (1835 – 1885) 1877 illustration of Captain Nemo inside the Nautilus submarine, from '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' by Jules Verne, engraved by Henri Theophile Hildibrand (1824-97)
Alphonse Marie de Neuville (1835 – 1885) 1877 illustration of Captain Nemo inside the Nautilus submarine, from ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’ by Jules Verne, engraved by Henri Theophile Hildibrand (1824-97)
Fernand Cormon – A Forge 1894
Edward Angelo Goodall - A Smithy at Seville
Edward Angelo Goodall – A Smithy at Seville
N.C. WYETH, The Alchemist, 1937.
N.C. WYETH, The Alchemist, 1937.
1950 Stevan Dohanos
1950 Stevan Dohanos
American illustrator Herbert Paus, 1880-1946, for the Popular Science magazine in the late 1920s
American illustrator Herbert Paus, 1880-1946, for the Popular Science magazine in the late 1920s
Louis Haghe - The Great Exhibition - Moving Machinery 1851
Louis Haghe – The Great Exhibition – Moving Machinery 1851