'Making the Modern World' gallery, Science Museum, London, July 2000.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
General overhead view of the gallery with displays of exceptional artifacts which mark new departures in technology and science. On the right is a powerful lighthouse optic from Eilean Glas lighthouse, made in 1907. Suspended in the centre is a Lockheed 10A Electra, serial no 1037, made in 1935. The design of this early pasenger aircraft helped revolutionise air transport.