19th century water purification works

19th century water purification works

V200/0054 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.8MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Water works. Engraving of water works during the 19th century which used sand filters and aeration to purify water ready for drinking. This plant, the New River Head Water Works, took water from a canal that carried water from natural springs 61 kilometres away in Hertfordshire in order to supply the city of London, Britain. Engraving from 1856.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 19th century, 19thc, drinking water, historical, history of science, industrial, industry, new river water works, of water, purification, technology, water purification, water works

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.