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Harland and Wolff Collection

The Harland and Wolff Collection comprises c75,000 negatives recording the development of the firm from the mid-1890s to the present day, with some earlier exceptions, and includes hundreds of images produced by R.J.Welch who was the firm's official photographer from c1894-1920. The collection records in detail all stages of the shipbuilding process, including documentation of the building of such famous vessels as the Oceanic, the Titanic, HMS Belfast, HMS Eagle and the Canberra, as well as portraying shipyard buildings and plant, and working life and people in its many departments and shops.

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Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :First class reading and writing room after refitting....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Boilers in course of construction. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passenger Ship. To...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Engine Works drawing office interior...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :First class smoke room after refitting....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class two berth cabin. Ship No: 430 Name: Abosso. Type: Passenger/Cargo Ship. Tonn...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Adam-style stateroom of above first class cabine de luxe. Ship No: 372. Name: Amazon. Ty...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow profile during shell plating. Ship No: 358. Name: Adriatic. Type: Passenge...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow view of ship entering Thompson Graving Dock. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard profile of cased builder's model. Ship No: 367. Name: Aragon. Type: Passenger ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : HMS HAWKE collision damage-starboard propeller blade, looking forward. Ship No: 400. Nam...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard stern view on slip prior to launch. Ship No: 372. Name: Amazon. Type: Passenge...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port profile of completed ship alongside outfitting wharf. Ship No: 352. Name: Baltic. T...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Second class dining saloon, with piano. Ship No: 372. Name: Amazon. Type: Passenger Ship...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Gun Mounted on Port side of Stern. Ship No: 432. Name: Ceramic. Type: Passenger Ship. To...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Dome and frieze above first class staircase. Name: Briton. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Bedroom of first class No. 2 suite. Ship No: 415. Name: Arlanza. Type: Passenger Ship. T...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port stern view on slip prior to launch. Ship No: 388. Name: Asturias. Type: Passenger S...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Engine room, looking down on cylinder heads. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passenge...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class ladies tea room, including fireplace. Ship No: 366. Name: Nieuw Amsterdam. T...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow 3/4 profile during outfitting with four funnels in position. Ship No: 400....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Plating tank top with erected aft end frames in background. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port stern profile prior to launch, with counter, rudder, propeller and bossing. Ship No...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port bow view afloat immediately after launch. Ship No: 415. Name: Arlanza. Type: Passen...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class dining saloon. Ship No: 430 Name: Abosso. Type: Passenger/Cargo Ship. Tonnag...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Stores interior, Southampton....

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