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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 : Starboard bow view under tow after refitting for Red Star and renamed Gothland. Ship No:...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Transverse section drawing of electric engine room, showing generating sets. Ship No: 40...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow view off Queen's Quay in Victoria Channel, after launch. Ship No: 411. Nam...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Views of after end of replacement bow section on slip. Ship No: 333. Name: Suevic. Type:...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow 3/4 profile afloat immediately after launch, closer to bow view. Ship No: ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard profile of completed vessel steaming in Belfast Lough. Ship No: 382. Name: Avo...

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 : First class drawing room, including fireplace and grand piano. Ship No: 366. Name: Nieuw...

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 : Shell plating hull. View of bow shrouded in timber staging. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic....

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 : General view, shell plating portside hull aft of midships. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Third class dining saloon. Ship No: 358. Name: Adriatic. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Plating under deck, view forward. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passenger Ship. Ton...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port bow 3/4 profile afloat immediately after launch. Ship No: 358. Name: Adriatic. Type...

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 : View aft along starboard promenade deck. Name: Briton. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 10...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Promenade deck and lounge windows, port side. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. Type: Passeng...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow view on No. 8 slip, South Yard, prior to launch, with spectators and launc...

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 : 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 : View forward along starboard boat deck towards bridge, while at sea. Ship No: 360. Name:...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : View forward along port boat deck towards funnel. Ship No: 420 Name: Deseado. Type: Pass...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Structural arrangements within hull, including timber pattern. Ship No: 317. Name: Ocean...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Laying keel plates, centre plates and bottom plates aft. Ship No: 335. Name: Celtic. Typ...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class library corner seating and panelling. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Pas...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : General view of first class dining saloon....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : General view of a second class dining saloon. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passeng...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Whale-back tube ventilating shaft cover, during outfitting. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Launch; starboard stern view entering water. Ship No: 420 Name: Deseado. Type: Passenger...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class smoke room. Ship No: 337. Name: Cedric. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 21073...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class cabin. Ship No: 412. Name: Themistocles. Type: Passenger/Cargo Ship. Tonnage...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port bow view of last frame being raised into position. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. Typ...

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 : 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 : First class swimming bath. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 4...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port bow 3/4 profile immediately after launch. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passen...

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 : Second class four berth cabin B47. Ship No: 430 Name: Abosso. Type: Passenger/Cargo Ship...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Door and entrance to first class library, from inside. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Bow view on No. 1 slip, North Yard, prior to launch. Ship No: 422 Name: Nomadic. Type: P...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class smoke room. Ship No: 400. Name: Olympic. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 4532...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

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

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 : Starboard bow 3/4 profile after launch, with Abercorn Basin and Coal Quay in foreground....

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 : Starboard stern view on No. 9 slip, South Yard, prior to launch. Ship No: 430 Name: Abos...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Launch; port stern view entering water. Ship No: 337. Name: Cedric. Type: Passenger Ship...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Port bow view with launch party on platform prior to launch. Ship No: 326. Name: Saxon. ...

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