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Background imagePeople Collection: Maids, Byfield, Northamptonshire BB98_06062

Maids, Byfield, Northamptonshire BB98_06062
Before the liberating 1960s a career for many women meant making the choice between secretarial work, healthcare or service

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Plymouth Pier CC76_00445

Plymouth Pier CC76_00445
PLYMOUTH PIER, Devon. The pier was built in 1884 by E Birch and was quite short at only 465 feet long. It was damaged by enemy action in 1941 and demolished in 1953

Background imagePeople Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Reed cutter bundling reeds on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imagePeople Collection: Stonehenge. Re-erection of Trilithon lintel in 1958 P50217

Stonehenge. Re-erection of Trilithon lintel in 1958 P50217
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Re-erection of Trilithon lintel 158 by the 60 ton Brabazon Crane, the larger of two cranes used to lift stones

Background imagePeople Collection: Old Smithy, Leigh BB94_07538

Old Smithy, Leigh BB94_07538
OLD SMITHY, Junction of Market Street and Bradshawgate, Leigh, Greater Manchester. This photograph was taken the day before the Old Smithy was demolished

Background imagePeople Collection: Old Trent Bridge WIL04_01_005

Old Trent Bridge WIL04_01_005
Old Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Men on the river bed by the old bridge, showing the River Trent nearly dried up. Photographed 1875-1877. Richard Allen and Son

Background imagePeople Collection: Bourton-on-the-Water CC72_01056

Bourton-on-the-Water CC72_01056
BOURTON ON THE WATER, Gloucestershire. Looking along the river Windrush that runs through the picturesque Cotswold town. Boys in a small paddling boat in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462

Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462
CHIPPING CAMPDEN, Gloucestershire. A milkmaid with a calf followed by a cart bedecked in flowers and flags form part of the procession through the Cotswold town during the Floral Festival

Background imagePeople Collection: Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293

Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293
LONG HANBOROUGH RAILWAY STATION, West Oxfordshire. The Station Master and a guard standing on the platform of the small station, with a railway bridge visible in the background

Background imagePeople Collection: Cabbage leaf costume BB97_08307

Cabbage leaf costume BB97_08307
Cabbage Lady, Hellidon, Northamptonshire. A view of a lady wearing a cabbage leaf costume outside the school house. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range:1907-1920

Background imagePeople Collection: Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006

Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006
HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942

Background imagePeople Collection: Smithfield Market, Birmingham c. 1890s OP09004

Smithfield Market, Birmingham c. 1890s OP09004
SMITHFIELD MARKET, Birmingham, West Midlands. A corner of Smithfield Market c.1890s. A steam tram travels down Moat Row towards Smithfield Street

Background imagePeople Collection: Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204

Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204
NEW COLLEGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Cooks at work in the college kitchens. The men are preparing joints of meat and a spit of chickens is leaning against the wall, ready to be roasted

Background imagePeople Collection: Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752

Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752
King Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire. The foundrymen of James Hews the Ironmonger s, standing in the yard of their work premises with various iron pipes in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt

Background imagePeople Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Cutting reeds with a scythe on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446

Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446
CLACTON-ON-SEA, Essex. A view of the pier complete with rollercoaster. In the foreground seaside holidaymakers lounge in deckchairs while a small boat offers sea trips

Background imagePeople Collection: Red Lion, Kilburn BL09810

Red Lion, Kilburn BL09810
RED LION, Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, Hampstead, Camden, Greater London. The Red Lion from across the street with various people posed in front

Background imagePeople Collection: Coach outside Bidston Court BL12855_C

Coach outside Bidston Court BL12855_C
BIDSTON COURT, Birkenhead (Architects - Grayson and Ould). A coach and four horses in front of the house. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in July 1894 for Reverend Hudson

Background imagePeople Collection: Abel Beesley, University Waterman in 1901 CC71_00075

Abel Beesley, University Waterman in 1901 CC71_00075
FISHER ROW, Oxford, Oxfordshire. The waterman Abel Beesley on his punt full of bundles of rushes with old Pacey Bridge in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1901

Background imagePeople Collection: Regents Park snow a073209

Regents Park snow a073209
REGENTs PARK, London. Pigeons standing on a snowy path with two people behind walking away through an avenue of trees. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1965

Background imagePeople Collection: Mill Pond, Grantchester a074220

Mill Pond, Grantchester a074220
MILL POND, Grantchester Road, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire. A view north-west across the Mill Pond beside Grantchester Road in Grantchester, South Cambridgeshire

Background imagePeople Collection: Elderly couple a066020

Elderly couple a066020
An elderly couple walking away along the pavement next to a high wall in an unidentified road; a modern block of flats in front and parked cars to left, possibly located in Camden, London

Background imagePeople Collection: Highgate High Street a072784

Highgate High Street a072784
HIGHGATE HIGH STREET, London. A 1967 image of the high street showing an artist painting the view looking west from the pavement outside the entrance to Waterlow Park. Photograph by John Gay

Background imagePeople Collection: Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389

Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389
Male and female workers at Coopers Marmalade Factory, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Henry Taunt 1902

Background imagePeople Collection: George Inn, Botley CC97_02370

George Inn, Botley CC97_02370
GEORGE INN, Botley, Oxfordshire. View from Seacourt Stream showing a group outside the George Inn in 1892. Henry Taunt

Background imagePeople Collection: Dickens Brothers leather works, Northampton BB99_05292

Dickens Brothers leather works, Northampton BB99_05292
DICKENS BROTHERS, Northampton. Photograph of interior of leather works c.1929. Preparing leather for the shoe and boot industry

Background imagePeople Collection: Milton Keynes shopping centre JLP01_09_792708

Milton Keynes shopping centre JLP01_09_792708
THE SHOPPING CENTRE, SILBURY BOULEVARD, MILTON KEYNES. Shoppers walking past the tropical planting in one of the sun drenched arcades at the Milton Keynes shopping centre

Background imagePeople Collection: Fitzalan Square OP13267

Fitzalan Square OP13267
Fitzalan Square, Sheffield. Horse-drawn taxis and electric trams photographed around 1900. Electric trams first started to run in Sheffield from 1899

Background imagePeople Collection: Flooded street CC73_00433

Flooded street CC73_00433
Lake Street, New Hinksey, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Looking down the street during a flood with people standing outside their houses and two carts making their way down the road

Background imagePeople Collection: BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087

BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087
Holme Moss BBC Transmitter, Holme Moss, Holme Valley, Kirklees, West Yorkshire. View showing a man working the control desk in the ancillary building for the BBC transmitter mast at Holme Moss

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Birmingham JLP01_12_001

Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Birmingham JLP01_12_001
Interior view of the Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Birmingham, showing escalators and people shopping, c. 1964. John Laing Collection

Background imagePeople Collection: St Annes Court Soho a065613

St Annes Court Soho a065613
St Annes Court, Soho, City of Westminster, Greater London. View along St Annes Court, Soho, showing signs for clubs and shops, with the corner of the Rose & Crown, Dean Street, in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: Picnic on the beach BB98_02415

Picnic on the beach BB98_02415
KENNACK SANDS, St Keverne, Cornwall. A group having a picnic on the beach at Kennack. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son between 1896 and 1914

Background imagePeople Collection: The Burford Bus CC57_00488

The Burford Bus CC57_00488
BURFORD, Oxfordshire. A horse drawn bus " The Burford Bus" with passengers standing outside the Bull Hotel. Photographed by Henry Taunt (active 1860 - 1922)

Background imagePeople Collection: Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998

Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998
MITCHELL MOTORS COMPANY, 114 Wardour Street, Westminster, London. An early motor car, with a chauffeur in the drivers seat on a car lift

Background imagePeople Collection: Royal opening of Birmingham General Hospital BL14150_001

Royal opening of Birmingham General Hospital BL14150_001
BIRMINGHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL, Steelhouse Lane, Small Heath, Birmingham. Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (formerly Princess Helena)

Background imagePeople Collection: Billericay Windmill, Essex a78_01556

Billericay Windmill, Essex a78_01556
BILLERICAY WINDMILL, Essex. Today Billericay is on the outskirts of Greater London, but at the turn of the century, when this picture was probably taken, the area was still rural

Background imagePeople Collection: Pedestrians on London Bridge FF003475

Pedestrians on London Bridge FF003475
Pedestrians walking across London Bridge, with Tower Bridge visible in the background. Photographed by John Gay during the 1960s

Background imagePeople Collection: Carousel ride CC49_00528

Carousel ride CC49_00528
St Giles Fair, Oxford. A crowd of people gathered around a carousel ride in St Giles during the annual fair, held at the beginning of September. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1895

Background imagePeople Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04333

Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04333
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Clifton, Bristol. View of the Clifton Suspension Bridge seen from the river bank below. It was designed in the 1830s

Background imagePeople Collection: Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431

Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431
Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire. Construction workers on Great Central Railway. The workers have a large steam engine for power

Background imagePeople Collection: Bomb damage, Liverpool 1941 BB90_03807

Bomb damage, Liverpool 1941 BB90_03807
GREAT CHARLOTTE STREET, Liverpool. View of bomb damage and pedestrians going about their daily routines, May 1941

Background imagePeople Collection: Market Court, Kensington High Street BB77_09230

Market Court, Kensington High Street BB77_09230
MARKET COURT, London. A photograph of Market Court on the south side of Kensington High Street, three years before the site was demolished. The inhabitants pose for the camera



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