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Boiling Collection

"Boiling: A Journey Through Time and Culture" Step into the world as we explore its fascinating history and diverse applications

Background imageBoiling Collection: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish Baroque painter. The Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Background imageBoiling Collection: Womens Institute activities during the First World War

Womens Institute activities during the First World War, making jam and wicker baskets to help with the war effort. 1915

Background imageBoiling Collection: Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron

Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron
Act IV, Scene I The witches in their cavern, gathered around the boiling cauldron; " in the poisn d entrails throw"

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advert for Cadburys cup chocolate

Advert for Cadburys cup chocolate
Hot Chololate instantly by simply shaking the soft flakes into a cup of boiling hot milk. 1930

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation, 16th century woodcut

Distillation, 16th century woodcut
Distillation. Coloured 16th century woodcut depicting apparatus used for distillation. Two liquids to be distilled are being heated in large flasks (bottom left and right)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Advertisement for Doctors China Tea by Gladys Peto, done in her characteristic

Advertisement for Doctors China Tea by Gladys Peto, done in her characteristic decorative style. Date: c.1924

Background imageBoiling Collection: Siege of a medieval castle

Siege of a medieval castle. Knights in armour, archers and soldiers on ladders storm a castle defended by soldiers throwing rocks and boiling oil

Background imageBoiling Collection: Frys Chocolates

Frys Chocolates
Advertisement for Frys Chocolate and Cocoa Manufactory in Bristol showing illustrations of the roasting room, boiling sugar, grinding chocolate, the pan room

Background imageBoiling Collection: Sir James Dewar / Cig Card

Sir James Dewar / Cig Card
SIR JAMES DEWAR Scottish chemist and physicist

Background imageBoiling Collection: Model Maid-Of-All-Work

Model Maid-Of-All-Work
The model maid of all work is kept busy in the scullery cleaning boots, boiling kettles and pans, and responding to the bells that are constantly rung for her

Background imageBoiling Collection: Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857

Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857
Eight miles from Swansea on the Loughor river, women gathering and preparing cockles for market. Date: 1857

Background imageBoiling Collection: Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand

Te Tarata hot springs, Rotomahana, New Zealand
View of the Te Tarata hot springs by Lake Rotomahana, North Island, New Zealand -- thermal springs with encrusted terraces

Background imageBoiling Collection: Castle Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Castle Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Background imageBoiling Collection: Brewery Boiling the Beer

Brewery Boiling the Beer
Boiling the beer in an American brewery

Background imageBoiling Collection: Bubbling mud pot in the Whakarewarewa thermal area at Rotorua

Bubbling mud pot in the Whakarewarewa thermal area at Rotorua, South Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, Pacific

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)

Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)
672887 Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Distillation is a method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling eggs at the Beppu Hot Springs, Japan

Boiling eggs at the Beppu Hot Springs, Japan
A sign advertising the option to boil an egg at the Beppu Hot Springs, Beppu, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1924, and is famous for its onsen (hot springs), which are regarded as sacred

Background imageBoiling Collection: Strokkur Geyser eruption at dawn, Haukadalur Geothermal Area, Haukadalur, Arnessysla

Strokkur Geyser eruption at dawn, Haukadalur Geothermal Area, Haukadalur, Arnessysla, Sudurland, Iceland, Europe

Background imageBoiling Collection: Africa, Benin, Grand Popo. Salt Making in a little village by the mono river

Africa, Benin, Grand Popo. Salt Making in a little village by the mono river

Background imageBoiling Collection: 19th century soap boilers

19th century soap boilers
673324 19th century soap boilers; (add.info.: a nineteenth century Soap Boiler); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)

Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)
672881 Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Distillation is a method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture)

Background imageBoiling Collection: The Tale of a Tea-kettle (London, 1844). Wood engraving

The Tale of a Tea-kettle (London, 1844). Wood engraving
541201 The Tale of a Tea-kettle (London, 1844). Wood engraving.; (add.info.: James Watt as a boy watching the kettle boiling in the fire)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling, a form of puddling, at Phoenix Iron Works, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Boiling, a form of puddling, at Phoenix Iron Works, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. From The Science Record, New York, 1873
530438 Boiling, a form of puddling, at Phoenix Iron Works, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. From The Science Record, New York, 1873; Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageBoiling Collection: The collecting and boiling the sap of the Sugar Maple

The collecting and boiling the sap of the Sugar Maple
5312042 The collecting and boiling the sap of the Sugar Maple; (add.info.: Engraving depicting the collecting and boiling the sap of the Sugar Maple in North America)

Background imageBoiling Collection: A tramp lighting a fire, 1850

A tramp lighting a fire, 1850
3478316 A tramp lighting a fire, 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting a tramp lighting a fire ready to brew up a cup of tea. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)

Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)
672892 Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Distillation is a method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)

Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)
672878 Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Distillation is a method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)

Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving)
672891 Distillation of alcohol. 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Distillation is a method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reamur (1683-1757) French physicist. 1874 (wood engraving)

Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reamur (1683-1757) French physicist. 1874 (wood engraving)
541180 Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reamur (1683-1757) French physicist. 1874 (wood engraving, from Vies des Savants Illustres by Louis Figuier)

Background imageBoiling Collection: Making a Christmas Pudding, Christmas card, 19th century

Making a Christmas Pudding, Christmas card, 19th century
BAL48943 Making a Christmas Pudding, Christmas card, 19th century; Private Collection

Background imageBoiling Collection: Martyrdom of a Christian saint, 1497. Creator: Master of Anne de Bretagne

Martyrdom of a Christian saint, 1497. Creator: Master of Anne de Bretagne
Martyrdom of a Christian saints, 1497. Illustration from a Book of Hours. Latin text: Initium sancti evangelii secundum Johannem

Background imageBoiling Collection: Wife of Sangoro Scalds Her Husband's Face with Boiling Water, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Wife of Sangoro Scalds Her Husband's Face with Boiling Water, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Wife of Sangoro Scalds Her Husband's Face with Boiling Water, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 600

Background imageBoiling Collection: Interior with a woman reading the newspaper, 1854-1892. Creator: Gerke Henkes

Interior with a woman reading the newspaper, 1854-1892. Creator: Gerke Henkes
Interior with a woman reading the newspaper, 1854-1892

Background imageBoiling Collection: Boiling

Boiling
Mohammadreza Momeni

Background imageBoiling Collection: Inferno Crater, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, near Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand

Inferno Crater, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, near Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Afar man looking at the smoke coming out from Erta Ale volcano caldera

Afar man looking at the smoke coming out from Erta Ale volcano caldera, Danakil Depression, Afar Region, Ethiopia, Africa

Background imageBoiling Collection: The Wider Image: In the Sierra Maestra, Castro revolution lives

The Wider Image: In the Sierra Maestra, Castro revolution lives
Bananas are being prepared for lunch in the kitchen of a house in the village of Santo Domingo, in the Sierra Maestra, Cuba, March 29, 2018

Background imageBoiling Collection: Hot spring splashing at Strokkur against cloudy sky during sunset, Geysir, South Iceland

Hot spring splashing at Strokkur against cloudy sky during sunset, Geysir, South Iceland, Iceland

Background imageBoiling Collection: Hot spring splashing at Strokkur during sunset, Geysir, South Iceland, Iceland

Hot spring splashing at Strokkur during sunset, Geysir, South Iceland, Iceland

Background imageBoiling Collection: Iceland, Geysir area, Stokkur geyser

Iceland, Geysir area, Stokkur geyser

Background imageBoiling Collection: Iceland, Geysir area, Stokkur geyser erupting in a sunny day

Iceland, Geysir area, Stokkur geyser erupting in a sunny day

Background imageBoiling Collection: Lady Knox Geyser eruption, Waiotapu, New Zealand

Lady Knox Geyser eruption, Waiotapu, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Artist's Palette Pool in Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, Rotorua, New Zealand

Artist's Palette Pool in Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, Rotorua, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Artist's Palette pool, hot thermal spring, Rotorua, New Zealand

Artist's Palette pool, hot thermal spring, Rotorua, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Hot spring in volcanic valley, New Zealand

Hot spring in volcanic valley, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Inferno Crater Lake in Waimangu volcanic valley, New Zealand

Inferno Crater Lake in Waimangu volcanic valley, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Champagne Pool in Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, Rotorua, New Zealand

Champagne Pool in Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, Rotorua, New Zealand

Background imageBoiling Collection: Pohutu Geyser, Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, Rotorua, New Zealand

Pohutu Geyser, Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, Rotorua, New Zealand



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"Boiling: A Journey Through Time and Culture" Step into the world as we explore its fascinating history and diverse applications. From Diego Velazquez's captivating painting, "Old Woman Cooking Eggs, " to the Women's Institute activities during World War I, it has played a crucial role in our daily lives. In Macbeth, the iconic witches stir their cauldron, symbolizing both mystery and power. Similarly, distillation in 16th-century woodcuts showcases the scientific advancements that led to new discoveries. Even Cadbury's cup chocolate advert highlights how they are create delicious treats for all to enjoy. During medieval times, boiling was used strategically during sieges of castles, demonstrating its significance in warfare tactics. Frys Chocolates further exemplify how this technique revolutionized confectionery production. Sir James Dewar is remembered not only for his contributions to science but also through cigarette cards depicting him with his famous vacuum flask – a testament to his pioneering work on insulation through boiling techniques. The Model Maid-Of-All-Work represents an era when boiling became more accessible for household chores, simplifying tasks previously done manually. Meanwhile, Gladys Peto's advertisement for Doctors China Tea reminds us of the soothing effects that hot water brings when infused with aromatic herbs or tea leaves. From cockle gathering at Penclawdd in 1857 to Te Tarata hot springs in New Zealand today, natural sources of heat have been harnessed for centuries by various cultures worldwide. These thermal wonders allow us to experience firsthand nature's incredible ability to boil water effortlessly. Join us on this captivating journey through time and culture as we delve into the artistry behind Diego Velazquez’s masterpiece and uncover how boiling has shaped our past while continuing to impact our present-day practices.