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Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Odeon cinema, Birmingham BB87_03100

Odeon cinema, Birmingham BB87_03100
ODEON CINEMA, Kettlehouse, Kingstanding, Birmingham, West Midlands. Exterior view. 1930s photograph taken by John Maltby

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Odeon Cinema BB87_03702

Odeon Cinema BB87_03702
ODEON CINEMA, Leicester Square, London. A view of the cinema at night. 1937. John Maltby

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008

Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008
Manchester Ringway Airport. The opening ceremony in 1938. This image shows dignitaries examining the brand new state of the art airport facilities

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613

Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613
Odeon Cinema, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London. Oscar Deutsch established the Odeon cinema chain in 1933, and Odeon became a registered trade mark

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003

Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003
STONEHENGE, Amesbury, Wiltshire. A car drives past an a box towards Stonehenge. Photograph 1930, from the Ministry of Works Blue Album

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Penguin Pool a98_06395

Penguin Pool a98_06395
Penguin Pool, Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. The pool was designed in the Modernist style by the Tecton architectural firm and was built in 1934. Photographed by Eric de Mare around 1965

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981

Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981
Heston Aerodrome, Hounslow, Middlesex. The control tower (centre) may have been the first purpose-built example and became the model for this class of building

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Birmingham University EPW059859

Birmingham University EPW059859
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Edgbaston. The semi-circular radial plan of Chancellors Court with the 1908 campanile tower at its focus forms the centrepiece of the university

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203

Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203
Chairs laid out for guests at the laying of the foundation stone for Edwin Lutyens Roman Catholic Cathedral for Liverpool, June 1933

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Granada Cinema, Tooting BB87_02905

Granada Cinema, Tooting BB87_02905
Granada Cinema, 50 - 60 Mitcham Road, Tooting Graveney, London. Exterior view at night. Photographed by John Maltby in the 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Tich window display SAM01_04_0048

Tich window display SAM01_04_0048
Two girls looking at a window display of Chad Valley Tich dolls, in the window of J J Samuels stationery shop on Strand, London. Date range: 21st November 1931 - 24th November 1933

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670

Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670
The Cecil Moon Quartet posed on a stage at The Royal Baths, Crescent Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. 1939. Walter Scott Collection

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024

Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024
Leeds Corn Exchange. Exterior view, from the west, of the Corn Exchange, 27 Crown Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire. c.1920s -1930s. Campbells Press Studio

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152

White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152
The London County Council White City Estate, Olympic Stadium and Loftus Road football ground, Shepherds Bush, London, from the south-west, 9th July 1939. Queens Park Rangers FC. QPR

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489

Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489
Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the housing estate, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Oxo Tower Wharf CXP01_01_121

Oxo Tower Wharf CXP01_01_121
OXO TOWER WHARF, BARGEHOUSE STREET, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON. A view of Oxo Tower Wharf from the north-east with Waterloo Bridge in the distance

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Wartercraft at Vauxhall CXP01_01_110

Wartercraft at Vauxhall CXP01_01_110
Vauxhall, Lambeth, Greater London. A view of Thames barges on the River Thames at Vauxhall, with Vauxhall Bridge in the background

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Lion Wharf Isleworth CXP01_01_107

Lion Wharf Isleworth CXP01_01_107
Lion Wharf, Isleworth, Hounslow, Greater London. A view of the River Thames at Isleworth showing the river at low tide with boats moored on the riverbank at Lion Wharf

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: The Monument CXP01_01_141

The Monument CXP01_01_141
The Monument, Monument Street, City of London. A view from the north on Gracechurch Street showing The Monument with St Magnus the Martyrs Church beyond

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: The Grenadier, Belgravia CXP01_01_045

The Grenadier, Belgravia CXP01_01_045
The Grenadier, Wilton Row, Belgravia, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view from the south-east showing the front of The Grenadier and a man walking up the steps to the entrance of the pub

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Tunnel CXP01_01_057

Tunnel CXP01_01_057
GREATER LONDON. A view from a tunnel or covered passage looking towards three figures at the arched entrance

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Goodwins Court CXP01_01_050

Goodwins Court CXP01_01_050
Goodwins Court, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view looking east along shops with bowed display windows on the ground floor

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Kings Bench Walk, 1930s CXP01_01_046

Kings Bench Walk, 1930s CXP01_01_046
Kings Bench Walk, Inner Temple, City of London. A view looking south along barristers chambers on Kings Bench Walk, showing two girls in school uniform walking past numbers 3-6 in the foreground

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Middle Temple Lane CXP01_01_012

Middle Temple Lane CXP01_01_012
MIDDLE TEMPLE LANE, CITY OF LONDON. Looking north along the legal chambers and inns of court on the east side of Middle Temple Lane towards Middle Temple Gatehouse, 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Winchester Street Southwark CXP01_01_013

Winchester Street Southwark CXP01_01_013
Southwark Cathedral, Montague Close, Southwark, Greater London. Looking east along Winchester Street towards the central tower of Southwark Cathedral, 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Sound equipment, Odeon Cinema BB87_03339

Sound equipment, Odeon Cinema BB87_03339
Sound equipment in the projection box, including a dual turntable vinyl record player. Odeon Cinema, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, London. Photographed by John Maltby, 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Friar Street OP04407

Friar Street OP04407
Friar Street, Worcester. Street view with pedestrians and a car approaching on the road. Photographed by J E Ray in July 1930

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524

Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524
The Forge, Southrop, Cotswold, Gloucestershire. Interior view of the Forge, showing the blacksmith at work. Photographed in 1938 by Sydney Alfred Pitcher

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Fun House CC47_01518

Fun House CC47_01518
The Fun House at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Lancashire. Photographed by Herbert Leo Felton in 1935 with evidence of construction work still on site

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Humber ferry EPW036413

Humber ferry EPW036413
Nelson Street and a Paddle Steamer moored at Victoria Pier, Kingston upon Hull. Paddle steamers were used on the ferry service across the Humber estuary between Kingston upon Hull and New Holland

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: How do you do MF001503_19

How do you do MF001503_19
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, London. A Beefeater bends down to address a raven. Photographed by John Gay between 1935 and 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047

Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047
SWINDON, Wiltshire. The Great Western Railway Works, Swindon station and the workers village (Swindon New Town), looking west. Photographed in August 1938. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Austin Motor Plant EPW047811

Austin Motor Plant EPW047811
AUSTIN MOTOR PLANT, Longbridge, Birmingham. Aerial view of the car production plant in June 1935. Much of the manufacture at this time would have been the Austin 7. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661

Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661
Odeon Cinema, Parsons Hill, Woolwich, London. The Woolwich Odeon opened on 25 October 1937. Designed by George Coles, it displays the Odeon style of buff faience tiles and curving horizontals

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584

Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584
Filey, North Yorkshire. Children playing cricket on the beach, with two bathing tents in the background. Photographed for the Walter Scott postcard company in 1930

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Fundraising funfair med01_01_0493

Fundraising funfair med01_01_0493
Soho Square Gardens, Westminster, Greater London. Nurses waving from the merry-go-round at The Soho Fair and Market. Photographed for the Topical Press Agency Ltd in July 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782

Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782
Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill, Balham, London. Exterior view at night, April 1938. Photographed by John Maltby

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Leighton Buzzard EPW056941

Leighton Buzzard EPW056941
The Market Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfrodshire. Photographed in 1938 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Luton Hat Factory EPW035119

Luton Hat Factory EPW035119
The Reslaw Hat Factory and environs, Luton, Bedfordshire. Includes the LMS Goods Warehouse on the edge of Luton Railway Station. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in May 1931

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: English Electric Company EPW033956

English Electric Company EPW033956
The English Electric Co Works, Coventry. During the Second World War this area suffered badly from bombing. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1930

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951

Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951
Aerial view of the Ovaltine Egg Farm, Kings Langley / Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire. Photographed by Aerofilms, May 1932

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614

Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614
Merchant Taylors School, Northwood, Hertfordshire. Physical Education in the gymnasium. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1933 and 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Fives CC46_00458

Fives CC46_00458
Kings School, The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire. Pupils playing on a fives court. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1920 and 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Bembridge School CC46_00164

Bembridge School CC46_00164
Bembridge School, Hillway Road, Bembridge, Isle Of Wight. Students working at desks in a chemistry classroom. There are shelves containing a variety of bottles on the walls

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Rochester, Kent EPR004506

Rochester, Kent EPR004506
A traffic jam on the outskirts of Rochester, Kent. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. July 1938

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Crystal Palace EPR003819

Crystal Palace EPR003819
Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London. A catastrophic fire destroyed most of the building in November 1936. Brunels water towers were still standing until they were demolished during the Second World War

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Fine Art Print Collection: Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002

Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 29-35 High Street, Southend-on-Sea. A view south along the High Street in Southend-on-Sea in October 1938, with shoppers and cyclists outside the store



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