Factories and Cottage Industry in Art and Illustration

Factories and Cottage Industry in Art and Illustration

1948 May, cover by George Giusti factory
1948 George Giusti
1951 Virginia Cuthbert
1950 Arthur Osver
1964
1957 Antonio Frasconi
1947 Matthew Leibowitz
1946 Ferran Texidor
Factory by Samuel Bak (b.1933)
1940 March, cover by Frederick Chance
Luigi Russolo (Italian, 1885-1947) Suburb-Work, 1909
Albert Marquet (1875-1947) Burdeos, Francia, Arceuil, Factory and Aqueduct
‘The Thames at Hammersmith’, David Murray Smith, oil on canvas, 1930
'Blast Furnace,' (1948) by John Minton for Everetts Advertising Ltd and the Imperial Smelting Corporation
‘Blast Furnace,’ (1948) by John Minton for Everetts Advertising Ltd and the Imperial Smelting Corporation
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. But the perfecting of the assembly line production wasn’t appreciated by everyone. American author Upton Sinclair wrote about “The Jungle” (in The Jungle, 1906) referring to the daily work in the dehumanising slaughterhouses of Chicago.
The Oleomargarine Cow
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.
Factory illustration by Henry George Gawthorn (1879-1941)
Diego Rivera, 1932-33, Detroit Industry, south wall (detail), fresco. Detroit Institute of Arts (pharmaceutics) factory
1950 Stevan Dohanos
1950 Stevan Dohanos
'Autarky in the field of Medecines' Poster by D. Fontana, circa 1930 factory
‘Autarky in the field of Medecines’ Poster by D. Fontana, circa 1930
IlVA ‘Italian Steeworks and Blast Furnaces – Steel Autarky’ Poster by Gualterotti & Malvestiti, 1930s
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
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey. This ‘donut machine’ is an excellent example of fantasy machinery.
Louis Haghe - The Great Exhibition - Moving Machinery 1851
Louis Haghe – The Great Exhibition – Moving Machinery 1851
Artist Illustrator Philip Zec - Vintage WWII Poster Women Of Britain - Come Into The Factories, 1941
Artist Illustrator Philip Zec – Vintage WWII Poster Women Of Britain – Come Into The Factories, 1941
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Header painting: John Wilson Carmichael – A View of Murton Colliery near Seaham, County Durham 1843 factory