Women at Pumpherston detergent plant image

Women at Pumpherston detergent plant

Photograph

Miner's tallow lamp image

LVSAV1983.015

Miner's tallow lamp, 1920

Lamp

'Longines' gold watch face with strap missing image

LVSAV2017.024

'Longines' gold watch face with strap missing, 1959

Watch

Postcard, Mungle's General Store, West Calder. image

LVSAV2019.205

Postcard, Mungle's General Store, West Calder., 1871

Postcard

Silver-plated tea set  image

LVSAV2019.208

Silver-plated tea set , 1910

Teaset

Safety Flame Lamp image

Safety Flame Lamp, 1950

Lamp

LVSAV1993.004

"authorised distributor / Shell/BP" badge, 20th century

Badges and Insignia

Badge

Deans B.C. Livingston Station. 1908-1958 Jubilee badge image

LVSAV1984.101

Deans B.C. Livingston Station. 1908-1958 Jubilee badge, 1958

Badges and Insignia

Badge

 2 young miners loading shale underground in Westwood pit image

LVSAV1998.030.001

2 young miners loading shale underground in Westwood pit, 1940s

Photographs

Photograph, black and white

Pair of ladies Victorian style boots carved from cannel coal image

LVSAV2018.038.002

Pair of ladies Victorian style boots carved from cannel coal, 19th century

Souvenir

Photograph of Hopetoun Oil Works during demolition image

LVSAV2010.039.005

Photograph of Hopetoun Oil Works during demolition, c.1952

Commercial Processes

Photograph

Postcard of Oakbank Oil Company's private railway image

LVSAV2009.103

Postcard of Oakbank Oil Company's private railway, c.1900

Commercial Processes

Postcard

Young's hand painted candles image

LVSAV2002.003

Young's hand painted candles, c.1910

Technical Processes

Candles

Detonator Case image

LVSAV1986.004

Detonator Case, c.1940

Technical Processes

Detonator case

Glass plate negative of Broxburn Oil Company's Roman Camp Oil Works image

LVSAV1990.091

Glass plate negative of Broxburn Oil Company's Roman Camp Oil Works, 1887

Technical Processes

Glass plate negative

Map of Linlithgowshire/Edinburghshire image

LVSAV1991.058

Map of Linlithgowshire/Edinburghshire, 1898

Technical Processes

Map

Breathing Apparatus image

LVSAV1998.089

Breathing Apparatus, c.1930

Commercial Processes

Breathing apparatus

Mine token image

LVSAV1991.023

Mine token, c.1950

Commercial Processes

Mine token / Tally

Photograph of workers at Pumpherston Refinery image

LVSAV1998.021

Photograph of workers at Pumpherston Refinery, 1930

Technical Processes

Photograph

Miner's helmet image

LVSAV1985.048

Miner's helmet, 1947

Technical Processes

Miner's helmet

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