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Background imagePeople Collection: A group portrait, RMS Olympic BL24989_003

A group portrait, RMS Olympic BL24989_003
A group posed on the deck of RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imagePeople Collection: A group portrait, RMS Olympic BL24989_001

A group portrait, RMS Olympic BL24989_001
Six men posed on the deck of RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imagePeople Collection: Hunting party DP067905

Hunting party DP067905
Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire. Chinese wallpaper depicting a hunting party of men with bows and arrows in a wooded landscape with birds

Background imagePeople Collection: Greetings DP067921

Greetings DP067921
Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire. Detail of Chinese wallpaper showing two people with fans bowing to each other, with a tree, flowering shrubs, a large bird and a butterfly

Background imagePeople Collection: Petticoat Lane Market a054036

Petticoat Lane Market a054036
Petticoat Lane Market, Middlesex Street, Whitechapel, London. 1950s street scene taken from an upper floor window

Background imagePeople Collection: Bewdley GOM01_05_050_27

Bewdley GOM01_05_050_27
Bewdley, Worcestershire. A view looking west along Load Street towards St Annes Church with cars and motorbikes parked in the foreground. Photographed by Andor Gomme in September 1957

Background imagePeople Collection: Festival Pleasure Gardens a054055

Festival Pleasure Gardens a054055
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night

Background imagePeople Collection: Fore Street, Hatfield a080269

Fore Street, Hatfield a080269
A view looking north west in Fore Street, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, showing to the right of frame the East Indian Chief Public House at no

Background imagePeople Collection: Kentish Town, 1960s FF003351

Kentish Town, 1960s FF003351
A man on stepladders re-painting the exterior of a business premises in Kentish Town, London. 1960s. Photographer, John Gay

Background imagePeople Collection: How do you do MF001503_19

How do you do MF001503_19
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, London. A Beefeater bends down to address a raven. Photographed by John Gay between 1935 and 1939

Background imagePeople Collection: Woods Restaurant a97_05220

Woods Restaurant a97_05220
Woods Restaurant, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland. Interior with group seated at a table and waiting staff. Photographed by Alfred Newton & Son, 1902

Background imagePeople Collection: Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613

Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night

Background imagePeople Collection: Victorian golfers CC76_00354

Victorian golfers CC76_00354
Burnham And Berrow Golf Course, Somerset. Opened in 1891 by Burnham Golf Club, the course was originally nine holes. It was extended in 1896 and the club changed its name to Burnham

Background imagePeople Collection: On patrol IC048 / 027

On patrol IC048 / 027
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of Roman soldiers mounted on horseback. Location based on Grindon Milecastle. Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imagePeople Collection: Westwood Manor OP05899

Westwood Manor OP05899
Group portrait outside the entrance front of Westwood Manor, Wiltshire, c.1860. Unknown photographer, albumen print. Westwood Manor dates from the 15th century

Background imagePeople Collection: Bradfield House OP01731

Bradfield House OP01731
Bradfield House, Bradfield, Uffculme, Devon, April 1852. Unknown photographer, dilute albumen print from a paper negative

Background imagePeople Collection: Clovelly, Devon OP04926

Clovelly, Devon OP04926
CLOVELLY, Torridge, Devon. A view up the main cobbled street in Clovelly, with a donkey on the cobbles and a woman standing on the terrace of the New Inn talking to a man below

Background imagePeople Collection: Durrington Walls J930177

Durrington Walls J930177
DURRINGTON WALLS, Wiltshire. Reconstruction drawing. The post holes at Durrington Walls interpreted as an elaborate wooden ceremonial site by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imagePeople Collection: At the village water pump a97_05320

At the village water pump a97_05320
BARTON HARTSHORN, Buckinghamshire. General view showing people collecting water from the village water pump. A woman is helped by a young girl while two well dressed ladies look

Background imagePeople Collection: Post Lady, Kerrier, Cornwall, 1901 BB98_01839

Post Lady, Kerrier, Cornwall, 1901 BB98_01839
This woman, working as a post lady, is emptying a post box at an unidentified location in Kerrier, Cornwall. Although it was relatively unusual for women to hold positions such as this at the time

Background imagePeople Collection: Faringdon Cattle Market CC97_02236

Faringdon Cattle Market CC97_02236
MARKET PLACE, Faringdon, Oxfordshire. The cattle market underway, with the Salutation Inn to one side and the churchyard to the other. Faringdon was granted a market in 1218

Background imagePeople Collection: Stonehenge, Summer Solstice N100566

Stonehenge, Summer Solstice N100566
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Summer solstice. View of crowds and lit stones. Midsummer before dawn

Background imagePeople Collection: Mattress delivery vans BL14021

Mattress delivery vans BL14021
HEAL AND SON LIMITED, 195-199 Tottenham Court Road, London. Staff and horse-drawn wagons loaded with mattresses and bedding made at the site, posing in the courtyard

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Sandwich board men 1910 BL21037b

Sandwich board men 1910 BL21037b
WARDOUR STREET, London. A line of men standing outside Mitchell Motors Company (114 Wardour Street), wearing sandwich boards advertising United International Motors Ltd

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Cliveden ferry CC72_01262

Cliveden ferry CC72_01262
CLIVEDEN FERRY, Cliveden, Taplow, Buckinghamshire. The ferryman is ready to take two men and a boy across the river. The man seated on the side of the boat holds a camera

Background imagePeople Collection: Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074718

Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074718
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Chinese visitors studying the tomb of Karl Marx, the political philospher. He was originally buried in a more modest grave in the East Cemetery

Background imagePeople Collection: Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169

Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169
OSNEY BRIDGE, Oxford. A large crowd of people gathered for an ox-roast to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII, with the river Thames in the background. Photographed by Henry W Taunt in 1902

Background imagePeople Collection: Anglo-Saxon man N090546

Anglo-Saxon man N090546
Mucking, Essex. Reconstruction drawing by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing a male wearing a cloak pinned by a brooch at shoulder height. Grave 979. Anglo Saxon

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503

Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Gardener sweeping pathway at St Edmunds Abbey Garden. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in May 1947

Background imagePeople Collection: Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578

Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578
Southwold, Suffolk. Shopping on the High Street at Quality Stores. Fruit and vegetables are displayed on the pavement in front of the shop. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in April 1949

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Lambeth Suspension Bridge CC73_00496

Lambeth Suspension Bridge CC73_00496
LAMBETH SUSPENSION BRIDGE, London. The bridge was constructed across the River Thames in 1861-2. In the foreground a crane unloads bricks from a barge onto a horse drawn cart

Background imagePeople Collection: Albert Buildings BL15329

Albert Buildings BL15329
ALBERT BUILDINGS, 49 Queen Victoria Street, City of London. Photographed by Bedford Lemere for City and West End Properties Ltd in May 1899

Background imagePeople Collection: Timber boarded house, City of London 1884 BL05123

Timber boarded house, City of London 1884 BL05123
BARTHOLOMEW CLOSE, City of London. General view of an old timber boarded house, latterly a shop, possibly medieval. Photographed by Bedford Lemere, 30th April 1884

Background imagePeople Collection: Fisherman a079766

Fisherman a079766
A man fishing on a shingle beach in Kent, with his fishing rod propped on a bare Christmas tree. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1965 - 1972

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Art exhibition, Hampstead a072008

Art exhibition, Hampstead a072008
HEATH STREET, Hampstead, London. The rear view of a man in shirt sleeves and beret with a dog on a lead and a woman in an off-the-shoulder top looking at paintings at an open air art exhibition

Background imagePeople Collection: Woman playing harpsichord a071907

Woman playing harpsichord a071907
FENTON HOUSE, Hampstead, London. Interior view showing a woman in evening dress playing the harpsichord. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1965

Background imagePeople Collection: Harlesden, London a071669

Harlesden, London a071669
HARLESDEN, Greater London. A street scene with traffic and pedestrians passing a bus stop by a London Underground station sign in Harlesden at night

Background imagePeople Collection: Gamekeeper a067099

Gamekeeper a067099
A rural landscape near Basingstoke, Hampshire. A gamekeeper and his dogs walk away from the camera with the skyline of Basingstoke just visible on the horizon. Date range 1960-1980. John Gay

Background imagePeople Collection: The Bank of England DD97_00538

The Bank of England DD97_00538
BANK OF ENGLAND, Threadneedle Street, City of London. A corner view of the Bank of England on Threadneedle Street with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: The Royal Exchange CC97_01494

The Royal Exchange CC97_01494
ROYAL EXCHANGE, City of London. A view looking from Mansion House Street towards the Royal Exchange with buses and other horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession CC97_01152

Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession CC97_01152
GREEN PARK ARCH, Westminster, London. A view of Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession of 1897 featuring a naval gun detachment as it passes under Wellington Arch and through a large crowd

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: 1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00012

1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00012
1862 EXHIBITION, Kensington, London. The 1862 Exhibition was the successor to the Great Exhibition of 1851. A temporary exhibition venue was built on Cromwell Road



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