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Background imageArchive Collection: Worcester Cathedral CC66_00143

Worcester Cathedral CC66_00143
Worcester Cathedral. Looking west through the choir, showing the tomb of King John. Photographed 1920-1949

Background imageArchive Collection: Festival of Britain a51_06175

Festival of Britain a51_06175
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A woman seated on a deck chair in front of the Homes and Gardens pavilion at the South Bank Exhibition during the Festival of Britain

Background imageArchive Collection: Festival of Britain OP04525

Festival of Britain OP04525
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Homes and Gardens Pavilion, with The Englishmans Home, a mural by John Piper on the southern facade. Photographed in 1951

Background imageArchive Collection: Steep Street Bristol OP08887

Steep Street Bristol OP08887
The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866. John Hill Morgan (b 1833), platinum print. This view was recorded five years before Steep Street, curving away to the left

Background imageArchive Collection: London Zoo 1929 MD93_07025

London Zoo 1929 MD93_07025
London Zoo, Regents Park, Westminster. Line drawing entitled " The Gardens of the Zoological Society of London 1929" and " the Gardens 1829" (inset)

Background imageArchive Collection: Nottingham EAW025936

Nottingham EAW025936
Nottingham, 15 August 1949. Aerofilms Ltd cellulose nitrate negative. Aerofilms view of Nottingham records the construction of the new, H-shaped County Hall

Background imageArchive Collection: Holy Trinity Blythburgh MD41_00041

Holy Trinity Blythburgh MD41_00041
Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Blythburgh, Suffolk. A view from the marsh looking north-east past houses towards Holy Trinity Church. Pencil drawing by Charles Bannerman Phillips dated 1914

Background imageArchive Collection: Wentworth Woodhouse EAR007511

Wentworth Woodhouse EAR007511
Wentworth Woodhouse, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. August 1946

Background imageArchive 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

Background imageArchive Collection: Consett Steel Works FF98_00247

Consett Steel Works FF98_00247
Consett Steel Works, County Durham, 1945-80. Eric de Mare (1910-2002) cellulose acetate negative. Steel-making dominated Consett for 140 years from 1840, and the steelworks, employing 6

Background imageArchive Collection: Dudley Castle EPR005977

Dudley Castle EPR005977
Dudley Castle, West Midlands. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. June 1939

Background imageArchive Collection: Root Bodied Forth BB96_02064

Root Bodied Forth BB96_02064
Festival of Britain 1951. Lambeth, London. Mitzi Solomon Cunliffes sculpture Root Bodied Forth exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site

Background imageArchive Collection: Leighton Buzzard Market Cross BB86_01958

Leighton Buzzard Market Cross BB86_01958
Market Cross, Market Square, Leighton Buzzard, Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire. A horse and cart beside the Market Cross, Leighton Buzzard, with a market taking place in the square

Background imageArchive Collection: St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539

St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539
St Giles Fair, Oxford, Oxfordshire, September 1905. Photographed by Henry William Taunt (1842-1922) on silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageArchive Collection: Mobile midwifery med01_01_0490

Mobile midwifery med01_01_0490
Queen Charlottes Maternity Hospital And Midwifery Training School, Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith And Fulham, Greater London. Midwives leaving the hospital on motorised bicycles carrying analgesia

Background imageArchive Collection: East Barsham Manor MD41_00047

East Barsham Manor MD41_00047
Gatehouse, East Barsham Manor, East Barsham, Barsham, Norfolk. A view from the south of East Barsham Manor, with the Gatehouse in the foreground

Background imageArchive 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 imageArchive Collection: British Embassy in Madrid P_D00718_003

British Embassy in Madrid P_D00718_003
British Embassy Offices, 16 Calle Fernando El Santo, Madrid, Spain. Photographed in 1966 for the Ministry of Public Building and Works

Background imageArchive Collection: Witney Fair TS00006

Witney Fair TS00006
Witney, Oxfordshire. Carousels at Witney Fair, with crowds watching the fun. Hand-tinted lantern slide photographed by Henry Taunt 1890s

Background imageArchive Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060004

Shoreham harbour BB060004
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. Two horse-drawn ballast carts in the sea beside the slipway of Stow and Son Yacht Builders, Shoreham Harbour. Photographed by E J Bedford between 1905 and 1925

Background imageArchive Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060002

Shoreham harbour BB060002
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. A partly submerged horse-drawn ballast cart in the sea off Shoreham Harbour, in front of the premises of Stow and Son Yacht Builders

Background imageArchive Collection: Lichfield Cathedral MOX01 / 01 / 001

Lichfield Cathedral MOX01 / 01 / 001
Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire. The Cathedral reflected in Minster Pool. One of a series of colourised lantern slides dated 1869

Background imageArchive Collection: Barnsley Hall Hospital EAR017085

Barnsley Hall Hospital EAR017085
Barnsley Hall Hospital for Nervous and Mental Diseases, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Designed by George Thomas Hine and opened in 1907, since closure in 1966 it has now mostly been demolished

Background imageArchive Collection: Royal Festival Hall OP04529

Royal Festival Hall OP04529
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Royal Festival Hall, Shot Tower and Festival Pier seen from across the Thames. Photographed by J H Stone

Background imageArchive Collection: Crowsteps, Newbury

Crowsteps, Newbury
Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, Berkshire, c 1930. Herbert Felton (c 1887-1968), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print

Background imageArchive Collection: Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503

Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503
Alhambra theatre, Leicester Square, Westminster, London 1870-'82. York & Son wet collodion glass plate negative. The Alhambra in Londons Leicester Square was the brainchild of the impresario

Background imageArchive Collection: Farrier, Woodbastwick, Norfolk a98_13563

Farrier, Woodbastwick, Norfolk a98_13563
Woodbastwick, Norfolk. Interior of blacksmiths shop. A farrier shoeing a horse. A working horse would need re-shoeing about every five weeks

Background imageArchive Collection: Guildford High Street MD41_00037

Guildford High Street MD41_00037
High Street, Guildford, Surrey. Looking east along the High Street from Guildford Bridge. Pencil drawing by Charles Bannerman Phillips dated 1921

Background imageArchive Collection: Winchester College MD41_00036

Winchester College MD41_00036
Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire. Looking past the School and Cloisters towards the south elevation of the Chapel at Winchester College

Background imageArchive Collection: Alderwasley Hall EAR015192

Alderwasley Hall EAR015192
Alderwasley Hall, Derbyshire. The late 18th century main house forms the centrepiece of an independent school founded in 1930. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. July 1951

Background imageArchive Collection: Dudley blast furnaces OP02658

Dudley blast furnaces OP02658
Blast furnace, Russells Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, 1859. Mr Mills, dilute albumen print. Mr Mills, otherwise unknown as a photographer, recorded the blast furnaces at Russells Hall, west of Dudley

Background imageArchive Collection: Hertford Square Coventry OP00980

Hertford Square Coventry OP00980
Hertford Square, Coventry, West Midlands, 1953. John M Prest (1908-'86), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print

Background imageArchive Collection: Tattershall Castle DD73_00173

Tattershall Castle DD73_00173
Tattershall Castle, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, 1857. Attributed to Henry D Taylor (b 1814), paper negative. A rare example of a fortified medieval house

Background imageArchive Collection: Ballingdon Hall a98_12868

Ballingdon Hall a98_12868
BALLINGDON HALL, Sudbury, Suffolk. In 1972 the hall was moved 200 yards when the A131 was improved. The timber-framed house was built circa 1593 by Sir Thomas Eden. Hallam Ashley

Background imageArchive Collection: Moving the earth JLP01_10_00113

Moving the earth JLP01_10_00113
John Laing excavators and other plant at work during the construction of the M1 motorway. Photographed 1958-9

Background imageArchive Collection: Church Door, Wissett MD41_00054

Church Door, Wissett MD41_00054
St Andrews Church, Wissett, Suffolk. Sketch showing the north door. Pencil drawing by Charles Bannerman Phillips dated 1913

Background imageArchive Collection: Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001

Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Spiceal Street, Birmingham. Exterior view of the shop front, with two women walking towards the camera in the foreground, 1921-35

Background imageArchive Collection: Day trip a107204

Day trip a107204
Corfe Castle Station, Dorset. Three women on the down platform with Corfe Castle visible in the background and locomotive LSWR Drummond M7, destined for Swanage, pulling away from the platform

Background imageArchive Collection: Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186

Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London. The front of the Kingston-upon-Thames branch of F W Woolworth & Co Ltd (Woolworths) 3d and 6d stores

Background imageArchive 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 imageArchive Collection: Embassy in Bonn P_D00149_003

Embassy in Bonn P_D00149_003
British Embassy Offices, Bonn, West Germany. Photographed in 1953

Background imageArchive Collection: Robin Hoods Bay CGH01_01_0343

Robin Hoods Bay CGH01_01_0343
Robin Hoods Bay, Fylingdales, North Yorkshire. Drawn by C G Harper 1892-1933

Background imageArchive Collection: Oil rig on the move JLP01_10_01584_6

Oil rig on the move JLP01_10_01584_6
Graythorp Dry Dock, Hartlepool. The Graythorp basin flooded and the dock gates removed for float out of oil platform. The Laing Offshore Graythorp project involved the development of the former

Background imageArchive Collection: British Embassy in Paris P_D00634_015

British Embassy in Paris P_D00634_015
British Embassy (Hotel De Charost), 39 Rue De Fauborg Saint Honore, Paris, France. Looking along the gallery beside the ballroom at the Hotel de Charost, the British Ambassadors residence in Paris

Background imageArchive Collection: Woad production, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire NMR02_01_00009

Woad production, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire NMR02_01_00009
Algarkirk, Lincolnshire. A group of man and women cropping woad and collecting it in large wicker baskets. The earliest woad production in Britain dates from the Iron Age

Background imageArchive Collection: Memories CC025337

Memories CC025337
Wells, Somerset. A woman leaning against the low stone wall on the west side of the moat around the Bishops Palace, holding a posy of flowers in her hand

Background imageArchive Collection: Ramsbury Wiltshire BB97_11952

Ramsbury Wiltshire BB97_11952
Ramsbury, Wiltshire. Women and children posing outside a thatched cottage. Photographed by Frederick Ault. Part of the Henry Taunt collection (1860-1922)

Background imageArchive Collection: Hepworth sculpture a51_06861

Hepworth sculpture a51_06861
Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. A Barbara Hepworth sculpture at the South Bank Exhibition site. Photographed by M W Parry



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