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Background imageChild Hood Collection: Wright - Dressing the Kitten J960062

Wright - Dressing the Kitten J960062
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. " Dressing the Kitten " c1768-70 by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797)

Background imageChild Hood 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 imageChild Hood Collection: Children in the snow a054098

Children in the snow a054098
HALIFAX, West Yorkshire. A view showing a group of children sledging down a snow covered road. Date range 1962-1978. John Gay

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690

Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690
BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. From 1921 children had to be at least 12 years old before they could work full-time, though some of these boys look younger

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Charles Darwin and his son N990002

Charles Darwin and his son N990002
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of Charles Darwin and his eldest son, William Erasmus Darwin - 1842

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Sharples - Charles Darwin (aged six) and Catherine K971925

Sharples - Charles Darwin (aged six) and Catherine K971925
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Darwin Heirlooms Trust. " Charles Darwin (aged six) and Catherine " by Sharples. Charles Darwin and his sister. c 1816

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507

Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507
PORTSCATHO HARBOUR, Gerrans, Cornwall. A young boy looking down towards tethered boats in the harbour at Portscatho. Photographed by John Gay during 1950s-1960s

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915

Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915
HIGHGATE PONDS, Hampstead Heath, Greater London. Three boys standing watching a model yacht being launched on one of the Highgate Ponds by a boy lying on his front reaching over the water. John Gay

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Emma Darwin and son Leonard K970227

Emma Darwin and son Leonard K970227
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Photograph of Emma Darwin and son Leonard c1854

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Anne Elizabeth Darwin N990003

Anne Elizabeth Darwin N990003
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of Anne Elizabeth Darwin ( Annie ) 1849

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Blackpool Beach a047930

Blackpool Beach a047930
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Informal holiday portrait showing rear view of a family with two small daughters paddling in the sea, with Blackpool Tower in the background (mid-20th century). John Gay

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818

Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818
WHITESTONE POND, Hampstead Heath, London. View of a boy lying down on the edge of the pond with his hand holding a model yacht on the water

Background imageChild Hood Collection: White Conduit Street, Islington FF003132

White Conduit Street, Islington FF003132
WHITE CONDUIT STREET, Islington, London. A line of children hold hands as they walk along the middle of White Conduit Street towards the junction with Chapel Market in Islington

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Children pose for the camera a97_05492

Children pose for the camera a97_05492
A thatched cottage, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire. A group of people pose for the camera in front of thatched cottages. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son 1904

Background imageChild Hood Collection: William Erasmus Darwin N990005

William Erasmus Darwin N990005
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of of William Erasmus Darwin in 1849

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Gainsborough - Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting J920222

Gainsborough - Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting J920222
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting " c1783 by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862

Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862
Soham, Cambridgeshire. A blacksmith, or farrier, shoeing a horse with a young boy looking on. Traditional skills and crafts are learned by starting young and through generations of experience

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Charles I and Prince Charles J900213

Charles I and Prince Charles J900213
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London. " King Charles I and Prince Charles" (later Charles II) after Sir Anthony VAN DYCK (1599-1641). Painting oil on canvas

Background imageChild Hood Collection: George Darwin N990004

George Darwin N990004
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of George Darwin, aged 6 years, in 1851

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Henrietta Darwin K990862

Henrietta Darwin K990862
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of Henrietta Darwin. Although labelled as 1861 the photograph was taken in 1851 when Henrietta was in mourning for her sister Annie

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Raeburn - Sir George Sinclair as a Boy J870221

Raeburn - Sir George Sinclair as a Boy J870221
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Sir George Sinclair as a Boy" by Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: The Three Eldest Children of Charles I J920099

The Three Eldest Children of Charles I J920099
KENWOOD HOUSE, SUFFOLK COLLECTION, London. " The Three Eldest Children of Charles I" c.1635 after Sir Anthony van Dyck. (L-R) Prince Charles, later King Charles II

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Queen Victoria and Prince Edward D880044

Queen Victoria and Prince Edward D880044
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Queen Victoria and her great-grandson Prince Edward (1894-1972). The young prince was later to become Prince of Wales

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Romney - Miss Martindale J910504

Romney - Miss Martindale J910504
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Miss Martindale" 1781-82 by George ROMNEY (1734-1802)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Beating the Bounds CC72_02365

Beating the Bounds CC72_02365
Beating the Bounds, Longwall Street, Oxford. Boys scramble for coins at Longwall during the annual ceremony of beating the bounds, which reinforces knowledge of the parish boundary

Background imageChild Hood 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 imageChild Hood Collection: St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154

St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154
ST ANNEs CHURCH, Kew Green, London. A small girl running along the path to the entrance to St Annes Church. Photographed by John Gay sometime between January 1962 and May 1964

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Watching cricket a064195

Watching cricket a064195
KEW GREEN, London. View of two standing boys and a seated man watching a game of cricket on Kew Green. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Reynolds - The Angerstein Children J030046

Reynolds - The Angerstein Children J030046
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Children of John Julius Angerstein" c1782-3 by Sir Joshua REYNOLDS (1723-92)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532

Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Brummell Children " 1781-82 by REYNOLDS Sir Joshua (1723-92)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Victoria and great grandchildren D880043

Victoria and great grandchildren D880043
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Queen Victoria with her great grandchildren in 1900-01. From the left Prince Albert (1895-1952, later George VI, seated), Princess Mary (1897-1965)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Reynolds - Infant Academy J910493

Reynolds - Infant Academy J910493
KENWOOD HOUSE, London: The Iveagh Bequest. The Infant Academy, 1781-82 by Joshua Reynolds. Oil on canvas 45 x 46 in. (114.3 x 142.3 cm). 88028802

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Levelling Stone, Coventry a98_06069

Levelling Stone, Coventry a98_06069
LEVELLING STONE, Coventry, West Midlands. A small boy looking at the phoenix motif on the Levelling Stone which was unveiled on 8th June 1946 marking the start of rebuilding the centre of

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Childrens ward BL12177

Childrens ward BL12177
THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN, Great Ormond Street, London. Interior of the Clarence Ward showing nurses and children. The Hospital for Sick Children later became known as Great Ormond Street

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Water carrier, Newlyn Harbour a97_05334

Water carrier, Newlyn Harbour a97_05334
NEWLYN HARBOUR, Cornwall. The coastguard and others collect water in pails from a water carrier on Newlyn harbour. Fishing boats are moored behind them

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Village pump, Grandborough a97_05230

Village pump, Grandborough a97_05230
Village pump, Grandborough, Warwickshire. A young servant girl has been sent to fetch water from the village pump. Two urchins are on the same errand

Background imageChild Hood Collection: West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1923 BL26554_003

West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1923 BL26554_003
WEST HEATH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Ham Common, Richmond, London. Interior view. Founded as a school in 1879, it was bought by two teachers in 1900

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Italian Hospital, London 1903 BL17920_011

Italian Hospital, London 1903 BL17920_011
ITALIAN HOSPITAL, Holborn, London. Interior view of a ward at the Italian Hospital with a young boy resting in his bed and a nurse in a distinctive uniform

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Anglo-Saxon girl N090542

Anglo-Saxon girl N090542
Mucking, Essex. Reconstruction drawing by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing a childs tunic costume fastened by two brooches at the neck. Grave 936. Anglo Saxon

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Prince Leopold of Battenberg D880030a

Prince Leopold of Battenberg D880030a
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Prince Leopold of Battenberg (1889-1922), grandson of Queen Victoria and son of of Prince Henry and Princess Beatrice. He was a haemophiliac

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Battenberg princes at Osborne House D880027a

Battenberg princes at Osborne House D880027a
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Princes Alexander (1886-1960) and Prince Maurice (1891-1914) of Battenberg, grandchildren of Queen Victoria and sons of Prince Henry

Background imageChild Hood Collection: New Brighton, Merseyside c. 1900 OP00589

New Brighton, Merseyside c. 1900 OP00589
NEW BRIGHTON, Merseyside. A view along Egremont Promenade towards New Brighton Tower. A group of children stand in the foreground enjoying a day out by the seaside. Photographed by W and Co. c.1900

Background imageChild Hood Collection: School children in 1900 BB97_11854

School children in 1900 BB97_11854
Post Office, Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire. A large group of school children standing in the road outside the village post office. Photographed by Frederick Ault in 1900

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Romney - Anne Countess of Albemarle and Her Son J910502

Romney - Anne Countess of Albemarle and Her Son J910502
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Anne Countess of Albemarle and Her Son" 1777-79 by George ROMNEY (1734-1802)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Reynolds - The Laughing Girl J910497

Reynolds - The Laughing Girl J910497
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Laughing Girl " 1785 by REYNOLDS Sir Joshua (1723-92)

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Richmond Park a064376

Richmond Park a064376
RICHMOND PARK, London. A family ice skating in the park. 1962-1964. John Gay

Background imageChild Hood Collection: Child in hospital BL12178_001

Child in hospital BL12178_001
THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN, Great Ormond Street, London. Interior view. A young patient in bed on the Clarence Ward. The Hospital for Sick Children later became known as Great Ormond Street

Background imageChild Hood Collection: West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1909 BL20465_009

West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1909 BL20465_009
WEST HEATH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Ham Common, Richmond, London. Founded as a school in 1879, it was bought by two teachers in 1900



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