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First World War era 1913-19

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Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Hornchurch, 1915 BB88_07119

Hornchurch, 1915 BB88_07119
HORNCHURCH, Havering, London. The 1st Sportsmens Battalion of the 23rd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, possibly marching to war. Photographed in 1915. Howarth-Loomes Collection

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cinematograph Theatre, Edgware Road 1915 BL22922

Cinematograph Theatre, Edgware Road 1915 BL22922
CINEMATOGRAPH THEATRE, 164-66 Edgware Road, Westminster, London. Cinematograph Theatre in Edgware Road, advertising continuous performances of Old enough to be her Grandpa

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601

The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601
WHITEHALL, London. A small group of people pay their respects at the Cenotaph in Whitehall which is adorned with recently placed wreaths

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762

Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762
STRATFORD CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, Maryland Street, Stratford, Greater London. Interior view of the Comptometer Room at Stratford Co-operative Society

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_011A

Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_011A
Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Exterior view across the outer basin looking towards a ferry moored outside the Cammell Laird buildings

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_003

Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_003
Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Interior view showing men working in the ship shed. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. June 1913

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Dutch soldiers, The Hague, 1st August 1914 MCF01_02_0384

Dutch soldiers, The Hague, 1st August 1914 MCF01_02_0384
Soldiers from the Dutch army mobilising near The Vyver in The Hague (Den Haag), just 4 days after the start of the First World War, with two boys in the foreground watching soldiers marching by

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01 / 02 / 0074

Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01 / 02 / 0074
The unveiling ceremony of the Cenotaph on Whitehall, Westminster, Greater London. The Cenotaph was unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November, 1920 by King George V

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Commuter Station, Palmers Green Station, 1914 BB92_20713

Commuter Station, Palmers Green Station, 1914 BB92_20713
Palmers Green Station, Aldermans Hill, Greater London. General view looking south-east towards the up platform of Palmers Green station, crowded with passengers. Photographed in 1914

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: German U-boat, Hastings Beach BB88_07120

German U-boat, Hastings Beach BB88_07120
HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. People in rowing boats and on the beach, looking up at the German U-boat submarine, U-118, which ran aground on Hastings beach in February 1919

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Peace Day 1919 SAM01_02_0346

Peace Day 1919 SAM01_02_0346
Japanese soldiers marching as part of the Victory Parade on Peace Day in London. Peace Day was a bank holiday held in Britain on 19th July 1919 to celebrate the end of the First World War

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Suez Canal, 1918 EGP_22663_18

Suez Canal, 1918 EGP_22663_18
Suez Canal, Egypt. Aerial view showing a camouflaged ship at the entrance to the Suez Canal near Ismailia. The photograph was probably taken from an observation balloon at a range of 500ft

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Memorial Tank WSA01_01_GG0087

Memorial Tank WSA01_01_GG0087
City Walls, Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent. The First World War tank was presented to Canterbury in July 1919 to celebrate the Great Peace Day. 1920-1940. Walter Scott

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Handley Page O-type biplane CC025293

Handley Page O-type biplane CC025293
A Handley Page O-type biplane in a field, Horndean, Hampshire. These aircraft saw service during the First World War, initially with the Royal Naval Air Service to operate against shipping in

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007

WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007
CADBY HALL, Hammersmith Road, London. Female workers at Cadby Hall food factory making Christmas puddings for troops fighting in the First World War

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Motor ambulance BL23011

Motor ambulance BL23011
Melbourne Place, Australia House and the Government of Victoria Offices, Strand, Westminster. View of a Motor Ambulance funded by the State of Victoria. Bedford Lemere, 1915

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_009

Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_009
Cammell Lairds Cyclops Ordnance Steel Tyre and Spring Works in Grimesthorpe, Sheffield. Men at work in the shell machine shop. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002

Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002
WARING AND GILLOW FACTORY, White City, Hammersmith, London. A large crowd of people gathered outside the premises of Waring and Gillow in White City

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620

Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620
MIDLAND ADELPHI HOTEL, Liverpool. Interior view. Group portrait of the hotel orchestra. The hotel was re-opened in 1914 after partial rebuilding and refurbishment in the Neo-Classical style

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Two women filling Sirocco roaster with coffee beans BL24300_001

Two women filling Sirocco roaster with coffee beans BL24300_001
CADBY HALL, Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, Greater London. Two women filling a Sirocco roaster with coffee beans at the factory of J Lyons and Company

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076

Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076
BARRACKS LANE, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Children playing in the sheep-washing pool on a hot summers day. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1914

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00003

Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00003
LINCOLNS INN CHAPEL, Holborn, London. Interior view of a shattered stained glass window damaged by a German Zeppelin bomb. Photographed shortly after the bomb fell on 13th October 1915

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Taxis with banner We are enlisting for the war BL22698

Taxis with banner We are enlisting for the war BL22698
Taxis outside the a offices at Fanum House, Westminster, London. Motor cars, each with the banner We are enlisting for the war

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cammel Laird Shipyard BL_22201_14

Cammel Laird Shipyard BL_22201_14
CAMMEL LAIRD SHIPYARD, The boiler shop, Birkenhead, Merseyside. 1914. Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09

Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09
CUNARD SHELL WORKS, Bootle, Sefton, Merseyside. Women manufacturing shell casings, 1917. Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Air raid warning device BL24100

Air raid warning device BL24100
Copy of two photographs showing a sound detector. During the First World War acoustic detection devices were used to warn of enemy aircraft. The photographs were taken for the Ministry of Munitions

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Australian soldiers at the Union Jack Club BL23031_001

Australian soldiers at the Union Jack Club BL23031_001
The Union Jack Club, 91A Waterloo Road, Lambeth. The Union Jack Club was founded in 1907 as a place for servicemen to stay while in London. It was heavily used during both world wars

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: National Food Fund BL22913_002

National Food Fund BL22913_002
National Food Fund building on Dover Street, Westminster. The National Food Fund processed donated food to feed thousands of Belgian war refugees. Women packing groceries. Bedford Lemere, 1915

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: World War I Propaganda BL22847

World War I Propaganda BL22847
Playbills on a hoarding, London. Propaganda posters & adverts for propaganda films, in both English & French languages. Bedford Lemere, 1914

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Road Scouts mass enlistment BL22697

Road Scouts mass enlistment BL22697
A parade of Automobile Association road scouts near the Whitcomb Street headquarters, City of Westminster, London, prior to enlistment. Bedford Lemere. September 1914

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Convalescing Airmen BL24090_008

Convalescing Airmen BL24090_008
SHIRLEY PARK, Shirley Road, Shirley, London. Members of the Royal Flying Corps posed outside Shirley Park. Part of the estate was used for convalescing airmen during WW1

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Machine gun troop BL24191_008

Machine gun troop BL24191_008
British cavalrymen from the 1st Life Guards with a Madsen Machine Rifle. A mounted soldier keeps the horses in the background

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: High Explosives concert party BL24001_126

High Explosives concert party BL24001_126
CUNARD WORKS, Rimrose Road, Bootle. The Cunard Shell Works concert party, The High Explosives, in costume for a show. In 1915 the Cunard Steamship Co store and engineering works at Rimrose Road

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Painting aircraft wings, Waring & Gillow BL23701_012

Painting aircraft wings, Waring & Gillow BL23701_012
WARING AND GILLOW FACTORY, Cambridge Road, Hammersmith, London W6. Inside the factory showing women and boys painting the wings of aircraft for use during the First World War

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Open air ward BL23137

Open air ward BL23137
WOBURN ABBEY, Bedfordshire. The open air isolation ward in the military hospital showing injured soldiers lying in bed. Open-air treatment was used to treat infections

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Military hospital BL23135

Military hospital BL23135
WOBURN ABBEY, Bedfordshire. Open-air ward in the military hospital showing nurses and injured soldiers on the ward. Open-air treatment was used to treat infections

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Packing socks for the troops BL23004_003

Packing socks for the troops BL23004_003
WESTMINSTER PALACE HOTEL, 4-4 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H. Women of the Canadian War Contingent Association carrying out various activities like packing socks

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Wireless World 1916 BL23577

Wireless World 1916 BL23577
MARCONI HOUSE, Strand, London. Interior view. The sales office of Wireless World, with staff and customers. Wireless World first went to press in 1913 as an expanded replacement publication for The

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Leaf-picking, Teafani & Co Works, Brixton BL23660_007

Leaf-picking, Teafani & Co Works, Brixton BL23660_007
TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Nicotiana tabacum products were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking 1917 BL23738_006

Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking 1917 BL23738_006
THE MUSLIM BURIAL GROUND, Horsell Common, Woking, Surrey. Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, first Imam of Woking Mosque (the Shah Jehan Mosque) stands proudly beside the newly completed chattri (domed pavilion)

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Teofani Factory 1916 BL23660_002

Teofani Factory 1916 BL23660_002
TEOFANI FACTORY, Brixton, London. Interior view. These women making and packing. The fenestrated roof and low-hung lights help with visibility

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Timber Yard, Lambeth 1916 BL23561_029

Timber Yard, Lambeth 1916 BL23561_029
TIMBER YARD, Hamptons Munitions Works, Lambeth, London. While many women were employed during WWI to work in factories, the heavier work was still often left to men

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00012

Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00012
LINCOLNS INN CHAPEL, Holborn, London. The west front showing bomb damage to the windows from a German Zeppelin. Photographed shortly after the bomb fell on 13th October 1915

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00004

Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00004
LINCOLNS INN CHAPEL, Holborn, London. Interior view of a shattered stained glass window damaged by a German Zeppelin bomb. Photographed shortly after the bomb fell on 13th October 1915

Background imagePhotos from the Great War Framed Print Collection: Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00001

Lincolns Inn Chapel October 1915 DD55_00001
LINCOLNS INN CHAPEL, Holborn, London. View of the north side of the chapel showing bomb damage from a German Zeppelin, including the bomb crater


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