Skip to main content

People Collection (#28)

Background imagePeople Collection: Norwich market MF98_01662_09

Norwich market MF98_01662_09
Norwich, Norfolk. The British people endured rationing during the War years, and post-War austerity continued into the 1950s

Background imagePeople Collection: Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303

Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303
Wroxham, Norfolk. The boatbuilder at work inside a boatbuilders shed close to Wroxham Bridge on the River Bure. Watercraft of different types have for centuries been an essential means of transport

Background imagePeople Collection: Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164

Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164
Norwich, Norfolk. In addition to its market, Norwich held two fairs, one at Christmas and this one at Easter, on the site of the cattle market

Background imagePeople Collection: Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596

Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596
Halesworth, Suffolk. Interior of Barbers Monumental Masons showing two stone masons working at window tracery for a building at Southwold

Background imagePeople Collection: World War I soldier N071913

World War I soldier N071913
FESTIVAL OF HISTORY, Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire. World War I British ground soldiers defend the " Kelmarais" airfield during an attack by German aircraft. Soldier aiming rifle

Background imagePeople Collection: Stonehenge showing photographers ladder in 1954 P50803

Stonehenge showing photographers ladder in 1954 P50803
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. A make-shift tower to take elevated vertical shots of the excavation of stoneholes 57 and 58. Just in front of the tower is fallen lintel 156 with its two mortices

Background imagePeople Collection: Kenwood House fireworks N080541

Kenwood House fireworks N080541
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Fireworks during an event at the Concert Bowl

Background imagePeople Collection: Man and his dog a085353

Man and his dog a085353
40-46 HIGH STREET, Godalming, Surrey. A man and his dog walking through the rear range of numbers 40 to 46 High Street, Godalming; constructed in the 20th century reusing earlier timbers

Background imagePeople Collection: London Bridge CC97_01682

London Bridge CC97_01682
LONDON BRIDGE, City of London. A view looking north-west across a busy London Bridge with horse-drawn traffic and people. The bridge was built between 1823 and 1831. Photographed by York and Son

Background imagePeople Collection: Salters Bros. boatyard in 1900 CC74_00380

Salters Bros. boatyard in 1900 CC74_00380
SALTERS YARD, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Looking across the Thames at Folly Bridge toward the Salter Brothers boatyard, established in 1858

Background imagePeople Collection: Mappin and Webb jewellers BL20231_001

Mappin and Webb jewellers BL20231_001
MAPPIN AND WEBB, Oxford Street, London. View of street corner shop front of this famous jewellery store, designed by architect John Belcher. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in May 1908

Background imagePeople Collection: Child and dog a075816

Child and dog a075816
An informal portrait of a child and dog in Great Munden, Hertfordshire, showing the child standing on a three legged stool looking over a stable door. Photographed by John Gay in 1963

Background imagePeople Collection: Albert Embankment a065878

Albert Embankment a065878
ALBERT EMBANKMENT, London. View towards Lambeth Bridge and the Millbank Tower. Bench in the foreground with people walking by the river Thames. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1963

Background imagePeople Collection: London courtyard a065758

London courtyard a065758
Elevated view looking down on a courtyard with parked cars and a flowering tree. Photographed by John Gay, c.1950

Background imagePeople Collection: The walkway stairs at Tintagel Castle K971391

The walkway stairs at Tintagel Castle K971391
TINTAGEL CASTLE, Cornwall. Distant view of visitors on the walkway stairs

Background imagePeople Collection: The Mall and Buckingham Palace a073146

The Mall and Buckingham Palace a073146
THE MALL, Westminster, London. People walking and a cyclist at the side of the Mall, with a large puddle in the foreground and the Queen Victoria memorial and Buckingham Palace behind

Background imagePeople Collection: Witley Court and Gardens N071273

Witley Court and Gardens N071273
WITLEY COURT AND GARDENS, Worcestershire. Visitors in the grounds walking towards the house and South Parterre. Domed pavilion to the left

Background imagePeople Collection: The grounds at Kenwood House N071383

The grounds at Kenwood House N071383
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Autumnal view of the parkland with visitors

Background imagePeople Collection: St Jamess Street, London CC97_01169

St Jamess Street, London CC97_01169
ST JAMESs STREET, Westminster, London. A view looking down St Jamess Street which is full of people and decorated to mark Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee of 1897. Photograph by York and Son

Background imagePeople Collection: Horse Guards BB83_01019

Horse Guards BB83_01019
HORSE GUARDS, Westminster, London. The west front of Horse Guards from Horse Guards Parade. Designed by William Kent, the building was executed by John Vardy in 1750-60

Background imagePeople Collection: Chinatown J070045

Chinatown J070045
CHINATOWN, Gerrard Street, London. General view of china town at dusk showing the busy street with red chinese lanterns and entrance gateway

Background imagePeople Collection: Billingham and Keelys Grocery Store a97_05332

Billingham and Keelys Grocery Store a97_05332
BILLINGHAM & KEELYS GROCERY STORE, Stockport, Greater Manchester. A general view of tradesmen outside the store in 1903. This grocers has just received a delivery of starch

Background imagePeople Collection: The use of compasses a093545

The use of compasses a093545
Demonstrating the use of compasses on a chart. One of the skills needed for airborne navigation, presumably part of a civil aviation training course through Straight Aviation Training Limited

Background imagePeople Collection: Frontier negotiation IC048 / 016

Frontier negotiation IC048 / 016
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of soldiers at a gateway. Based on Poltross Burn Milecastle. Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Kenwood House fireworks N081047

Kenwood House fireworks N081047
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Visitors facing the concert bowl watch the fireworks

Background imagePeople Collection: Yeomen DD97_00239

Yeomen DD97_00239
A group of Yeomen Warders at the Tower of London. The Warders were usually warrant officers from the army or navy with a service record of at least 22 years. Photographed by York & Son 1870-1900

Background imagePeople Collection: Tewkesbury Abbey N080720

Tewkesbury Abbey N080720
TEWKESBURY ABBEY, Gloucestershire. View across the playing fields towards the Abbey

Background imagePeople Collection: Musketeers M040173

Musketeers M040173
FESTIVAL OF HISTORY, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. English Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Naseby. A line of musketeers. 2004

Background imagePeople Collection: Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial a076623

Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial a076623
A photographer stands on the steps of the Albert Memorial while photographing the Royal Albert Hall. (Reproduced in John Gay, 1964, London Observed). Photographed by John Gay

Background imagePeople Collection: Pendennis Castle M962278

Pendennis Castle M962278
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Falmouth, Cornwall. Historical re-enactment of the siege of Pendennis Castle in 1646

Background imagePeople Collection: St Pancras station a062288

St Pancras station a062288
ST PANCRAS HOTEL, London. A man walking beside the massive portals outside the Midland Grand Hotel porte cochiere at St Pancras railway station. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping