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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 : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Harland and Wolff Ship No. 400 Olympic.

Harland and Wolff Ship No. 400 Olympic.

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Rudder stock in lathe. Ship No: 433. Name: Britannic. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 481...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :New main offices, Queen's Road (pre-1911 extension)....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Piece of corroded steel with penny coin for scale. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. Type: Pa...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Sequence showing erection and testing of 200 ton floating crane....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Stern view with replacement stern post and stern frames....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Giant sluice valve, known as a 'swiss' valve in workshop prior to installation between t...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Sequence showing erection and testing of 200 ton floating crane....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Work on upper deck looking aft from forecastle deck towards midship bridge structure. Sh...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Smiths' shop and forge interior...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Construction of OCEANIC from keel laying to bottoming. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Hydraulic riveting shed interior...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Pattern shop interior, Southampton Works....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Boiler shop exterior...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Builder's half model, starboard side. Ship No: 324. Name: Winifredian. Type: Passenger S...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Two examples of different designs of dining saloon chairs, probably third class. Ship No...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2&3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building OLYMPIC...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Upper deck, looking aft, beginning deck plating and erection of coamings. Ship No: 385. ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Hamilton Dock Repair Works interior...

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