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People Collection (#5)

Background imagePeople Collection: Oxford Fair CC49_00527

Oxford Fair CC49_00527
OXFORD, Oxfordshire. The Collins Helter Skelters standing in St Giles during the annual fair held at the beginning of September in 1907, with a large crowd gathered outside. Henry Taunt

Background imagePeople Collection: Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09

Cunard Shell Works BL_24001_09
CUNARD SHELL WORKS, Bootle, Sefton, Merseyside. Women manufacturing shell casings, 1917. Bedford Lemere

Background imagePeople Collection: Charing Cross Station a062387

Charing Cross Station a062387
CHARING CROSS STATION, London. People walking beside a stationary train on platform 4 with the station roof reflected in a puddle in the foreground. Date range 1960-1972. John Gay

Background imagePeople Collection: South Woodford Woolworths HAB01_01_02_01

South Woodford Woolworths HAB01_01_02_01
George Lane, South Woodford, Redbridge, Greater London. The shopping parade at 130-150 George Lane, showing the shop front of F W Woolworth and Company Limited in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642

Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642
Hornchurch Court, Bonsall Street, Hulme, Manchester. A recently completed multi-storey block of Sectra flats in Hulme, probably Hornchurch Court

Background imagePeople Collection: Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a

Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. John Hutton engraving a panel of glass on the West Screen at Coventry Cathedral

Background imagePeople Collection: Market scene mural DP035238

Market scene mural DP035238
Painted wall mural, by Gloria Ojulari Sule, showing busy multi ethnic market scene with St Pauls Church and Clifton Suspension Bridge in the background. Grosvenor Road, St Paul s, Bristol

Background imagePeople Collection: Preston Town Hall CC73_02963

Preston Town Hall CC73_02963
Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. Dated 1880-1920 - the motor buses indicate a later date

Background imagePeople Collection: Farrier MCF01_02_0117

Farrier MCF01_02_0117
East Cliff, Rye, Rother, East Sussex. A horse being shod in a blacksmiths forge near Landgate, with a man and two boys watching the farrier at work

Background imagePeople Collection: Winchester Butter Cross BB57_00126

Winchester Butter Cross BB57_00126
BUTTER CROSS, HIGH STREET, WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE. View of the Butter Cross, previously known as the City Cross, on the High Street

Background imagePeople Collection: Thaxted a62_01958

Thaxted a62_01958
TOWN STREET, THAXTED, UTTLESFORD, ESSEX. A view looking north-west along Town Street in Thaxted towards the Guildhall, with a car driving past a young boy in the foreground

Background imagePeople Collection: Dining Al Fresco DD88_00551

Dining Al Fresco DD88_00551
Le Cafe Des Amis Du Vin, Hanover Place, Covent Garden, City Of Westminster, Greater London. Dining al fresco

Background imagePeople Collection: Rover factory JLP01_01_045_32

Rover factory JLP01_01_045_32
ROVER CAR COMPANY WORKS, LODE LANE, SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS. An interior view of the Rover factory in Solihull, showing workers polishing Rover P4 series cars

Background imagePeople Collection: Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A

Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A
North Cotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A worker repairing the epoxy resin lining on the welds inside the Northcoates pipeline

Background imagePeople Collection: Checking for faults JLP01_08_083825

Checking for faults JLP01_08_083825
North Cotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A worker carrying out an x-ray of the Northcoates pipeline, checking for faults in the welding

Background imagePeople Collection: Hull Guildhall CC73_03004

Hull Guildhall CC73_03004
Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, City Of Kingston Upon Hull. Exterior view from the south-west of the Guildhall, with pedestrians and a tram in the street

Background imagePeople Collection: Watching the frontier IC048 / 025

Watching the frontier IC048 / 025
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of soldiers keeping watch. Based on Denton Hall Turret (7b) in Newcastle upon Tyne. Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imagePeople Collection: Tennis match BB98_05518

Tennis match BB98_05518
Tennis Match, Buckinghamshire. A group playing a doubles match in lawn tennis. Date range: 1896 - 1920. Alfred Newton and Son

Background imagePeople Collection: Pilot and plane AFL03_aerofilms_c19951

Pilot and plane AFL03_aerofilms_c19951
Pilot getting into plane. Aerial photographer. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePeople Collection: Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600

Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatcher at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imagePeople Collection: Thatcher, Norfolk a98_10847

Thatcher, Norfolk a98_10847
Norwich, Norfolk. A small 15th century house having its roof re-thatched. A number of the thatchers tools are shown in use. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in 1948

Background imagePeople Collection: Chelsea Gate, Chiswick House c. 1900 DD54_00112

Chelsea Gate, Chiswick House c. 1900 DD54_00112
CHISWICK HOUSE, Hounslow, London. View of the Chelsea Gate, with a bearded gardener seated on his barrowload of sticks. Photographed by Newton & Co. between 1896 and 1920

Background imagePeople Collection: Bus stop queue and power station a071671

Bus stop queue and power station a071671
HARLESDEN, London. A street scene with people waiting at a bus stop by a London Underground station sign in Harlesden at dusk

Background imagePeople Collection: Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee Procession DD97_00448

Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee Procession DD97_00448
QUEEN VICTORIAs GOLDEN JUBILEE PROCESSION, London. A view of the procession showing the Royal Princes on horseback. Over 10 miles of scaffolding was used to line the route which was thronged with

Background imagePeople Collection: Great Northern Central Hospital 1888 BL08708

Great Northern Central Hospital 1888 BL08708
GREAT NORTHERN CENTRAL HOSPITAL, Holloway Road, London. Interior view of the number 2 Male Ward showing nursing staff and patients. Photographed by Bedford Lemere, 11th June 1888

Background imagePeople Collection: Paddington Station a062002

Paddington Station a062002
PADDINGTON STATION, London. Interior of Paddington Station at first light with a passenger striding past large columns towards the platforms from an archway entrance to the station

Background imagePeople Collection: Man leaning forward a054035

Man leaning forward a054035
An informal portrait of a man seated on a stone bench on Blackfriars Bridge, London; leaning forward with his cap fallen on the ground in front of him. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1946-1959

Background imagePeople Collection: The Millennium Bridge 24422_020

The Millennium Bridge 24422_020
THE MILLENNIUM BRIDGE, London. An aerial view looking down on the pedestrian walkway with people crossing the River Thames between the City and Southwark

Background imagePeople Collection: The Bank of England CC97_01164

The Bank of England CC97_01164
BANK OF ENGLAND, Threadneedle Street, City of London. A view of the Bank of England looking down Threadneedle Street and showing the decorations for Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee of 1897

Background imagePeople Collection: Repairing Milbank Estate P_H00261_001

Repairing Milbank Estate P_H00261_001
Millbank Estate, Ruskin House, Herrick Street, Millbank, City of Westminster, Greater London. An elevated view of Ruskin House on the Millbank Estate

Background imagePeople Collection: Map Room JLP01_08_077525

Map Room JLP01_08_077525
University of Nottingham, Sir Clive Grainger Building, University Park, Nottingham. The map room in a new building for the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham

Background imagePeople Collection: Coscote Farm CC73_00323

Coscote Farm CC73_00323
Coscote Farm, East Hagbourne, Coscote, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire. The exterior of the 17th century farmhouse, taken from the road where a gentleman is sitting reading his newspaper

Background imagePeople Collection: Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021563

Ferris wheel JLP01_08_021563
SKEGNESS, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE. A man and a child on a Ferris wheel during a Laing staff trip to Skegness. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imagePeople Collection: Figure skating MCF01_01_0160

Figure skating MCF01_01_0160
KENSINGTON GARDENS, HYDE PARK, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A man figure skating in Kensington Gardens with boys watching in the background

Background imagePeople Collection: Covent Garden CXP01_01_156

Covent Garden CXP01_01_156
COVENT GARDEN, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. Market traders setting up the fruit and vegetable market at Covent Garden outside St Pauls Church

Background imagePeople Collection: Dartmouth Castle gun tower IC123 / 001

Dartmouth Castle gun tower IC123 / 001
DARTMOUTH CASTLE, Devon. Cutaway reconstruction drawing of Dartmouth Castle gun tower c.1500 with the chain spliced to a howser for hauling. Artist Peter Urmston (2016)

Background imagePeople Collection: Working at height JLP01_01_089_54

Working at height JLP01_01_089_54
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A worker laying bricks to the top of the chimney shaft during the construction of Plymouth B Power Station

Background imagePeople Collection: Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge AA55_04292

Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge AA55_04292
Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge, Widnes, Halton. A view of the Widnes - Runcorn Transporter Bridge, showing vehicles on the moving platform, early 1950s

Background imagePeople Collection: Devil delivery JLP01_14_00034

Devil delivery JLP01_14_00034
Jacob Epstein's sculpture of the Devil being delivered to Coventry Cathedral on the back of a lorry. The bronze figure forms part of St Michael's Victory over the Devil

Background imagePeople Collection: Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866

Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866
Yate Shopping Centre, Yate, South Gloucestershire. A large crowd of people gathered around the fountain on Four Seasons Square for the official opening of Yate Shopping Centre

Background imagePeople Collection: Hospital laundry JLP01_08_069259

Hospital laundry JLP01_08_069259
West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Homewood, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. Workers washing and pressing bed linen in the laundry at West Cumberland Hospital

Background imagePeople Collection: Abseiling for charity JLP01_11_60748_07

Abseiling for charity JLP01_11_60748_07
Lewisham Centre, Citibank, Molesworth Street, Lewisham, Greater London. Abseiling down the outside of the Citibank offices in Lewisham, raising money for the Winged Fellowship Trust

Background imagePeople Collection: Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_42

Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_42
TILBURY DOCKS, CHADWELL ST MARY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of the cooling water intake caisson for Coryton Oil Refinery leaving the lock at Tilbury Docks

Background imagePeople Collection: Thames pleasure craft CC73_00991

Thames pleasure craft CC73_00991
Cleeve Lock, Goring, Oxfordshire. A group of people enjoying a pleasure ride on the steam-powered boat The Fashion, circa 1900

Background imagePeople Collection: Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670

Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670
The Cecil Moon Quartet posed on a stage at The Royal Baths, Crescent Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. 1939. Walter Scott Collection

Background imagePeople Collection: Oxford students MCF01_02_1021

Oxford students MCF01_02_1021
A group of males students wearing Oxford bags, standing beside two motorcars on Catte Street outside Hertford College, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 9th May 1928

Background imagePeople Collection: Dutch soldiers, The Hague, 1st August 1914 MCF01_02_0384

Dutch soldiers, The Hague, 1st August 1914 MCF01_02_0384
Soldiers from the Dutch army mobilising near The Vyver in The Hague (Den Haag), just 4 days after the start of the First World War, with two boys in the foreground watching soldiers marching by

Background imagePeople Collection: A man wearing a bowler hat and glasses MCF01_02_0009

A man wearing a bowler hat and glasses MCF01_02_0009
A man wearing a bowler hat and glasses, standing outside a weatherboarded house in Broomfield. Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 4th April 1904



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