Photography

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1900s Summer School group, including Rendle Harris

1900s Summer School group, including Rendle Harris Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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1903 Summer School, Lake Windermere

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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A Portrait of Thomas Telford: Civil Engineer

Image: Portrait of Thomas Telford (1757-1834). Frontispiece of Atlas to the Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer containing eighty-three… read more »

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Apparatus

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Apparatus

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Armenians en route to the United States of America

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Atlas to the Life of Thomas Telford

Atlas to the Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer containing eighty-three copper plates, illustrative of his professional… read more »

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Back entrance from the lawn

SchoolsImage from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Back entrance of Woodbrooke, with group gathered outside

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Boating on the Woodbrooke Pool

Image from: Woodbrooke uakuaker Study Centre.

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Bowood House: Discovery of Oxygen; Respiratory Science

Image: Antoine Lavoisier, the French chemist, whom Priestley met in 1774. Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley… read more »

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Chemical Philosophers of the Present Day: Dr Priestley

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Entrance of Shrewsbury Castle

Image from: Photograph by: Nabi Heydari (April 2003)

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Entrance of Shrewsbury Gaol

Photograph by: Nabi Heydari (April 2003)

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Front entrance of Woodbrooke

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Gandhi and young girl

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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George Cadbury, Donor of Woodbrooke House and Gardens

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Georgian houses, Shrewsbury

Photograph by: Nabi Heydari (April 2003)

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Home of Robert Darwin, and birthplace of Charles Darwin

Photograph by: Nabi Heydari (April 2003)

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Introduction

Image: Portrait of Joseph Priestley. Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins Joseph Priestley’s importance as… read more »

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Introduction

Image: Print of Joseph Priestley Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins Two hundred years ago,… read more »

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Introduction: Interpretations

The “Priestley” Riots of July 1791 are one of the best-documented episodes in Birmingham history. The initial… read more »

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Isaac Braithwaite

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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John Watkins, Photographer

Image from: The New Illustrated Directory Entitled Men and Things of Modern England, 1858 Local Studies and History,… read more »

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Joseph Priestley: Trail-blazing Experimenter

Image: Print of Joseph Priestley, 1782, showing examples of scientific equipment beneath the portrait. Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection… read more »

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Mary Snowden

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Mary Snowden and Isaac Braithwaite

Image from: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre.

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Photograph of gravestone of Dr Priestley in Cemetery of Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of Joseph Priestley’s gravestone

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of Joseph Priestley’s house in the United States of America

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of portrait of Joseph Priestley

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of portrait of Joseph Priestley at the age of 30

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of Priestley House, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, from South-East, showing Priestley’s Laboratory

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Photograph of scientific instruments

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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Priestley and the Church of England

Image: Bishop Samuel Horsley, one of Priestley’s main Anglican opponents. Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley Collection by Samuel… read more »

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Priestley in Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Image: Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, from the south-east showing Priestley’s laboratory Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley Collection… read more »

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Priestley’s Arrival in America

Image: Chemical Philosophers of the Present Day, Dr Priestley. The apotheosis of Joseph Priestley. The scientist ascends into… read more »

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Priestley’s Death and long-term Reputation

Image: Gravestone of Dr Priestley in the Cemetery of Northumberland, Pennsylvania. “To the memory of the Rev Dr… read more »

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Priestley’s Early Career

Image: The Earl of Shelburne, Priestley’s patron from 1772 to 1780 Image from: Birmingham City Archives, Priestley Collection by… read more »

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Priestley’s Educational Philosophy

People, Priestley insisted, were not what they were born but what their education had made them. A… read more »

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Scientific Achievements

Image: Photograph of James Watt’s copying machine. Image from: Handsworth Historical Society via Digital Handsworth Project www.digitalhandsworth.org.uk… read more »

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Thomas Wedgwood: the Godfather of Photography

Image: The Alchymist in Search of the Philosopher’s Stone, (Exhibited 1771), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797). Oil on… read more »

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