Ice-house, 19th century

Ice-house, 19th century

C026/1995 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 56.9MB

Downloadable file size: 6.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Refrigeration: Sectional view of ice-house showing ramming down of ice. Pit dug and lined with brick, poor conductor of heat. Roof covered with thatch for same reason. Each piece of ice dipped in water before packed in ice-house, so forming solid mass with minimum surface area exposed. Drain at bottom. Woodcut, London, 1838.

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

Keywords: 1838, area, before, bottom, brick, conductor, covered, dipped, down, drain, dug, each, exposed, food, forming, freezing, heat, ice, ice-house, lined, london, mass, minimum, packed, piece, pit, poor, preservation, ramming, reason, refrigeration, roof, same, sectional, so, solid, surface, thatch, view, water, woodcut

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