Civil Engineering Equipment

image link-topic-sf0.jpg

Perhaps you think that civil engineering is dull? The Victorians clearly differed.

[click image to view larger]

[click image to view larger]

This is actually a demonstration of the skills of an engraving company (showing both that they can do a fine rendering of an engineering item itself and illustrate its use in a dramatic fashion). It is from The Graphic Arts and Crafts Year Book (1910), p. 245, and shows the work of The Commercial Art Engraving Company of Chicago, IL.

Select Resolution: 0 [other resolutions temporarily disabled due to lack of disk space]