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Background imageWomen Collection: Mobile midwifery med01_01_0490

Mobile midwifery med01_01_0490
Queen Charlottes Maternity Hospital And Midwifery Training School, Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith And Fulham, Greater London. Midwives leaving the hospital on motorised bicycles carrying analgesia

Background imageWomen Collection: Fundraising funfair med01_01_0493

Fundraising funfair med01_01_0493
Soho Square Gardens, Westminster, Greater London. Nurses waving from the merry-go-round at The Soho Fair and Market. Photographed for the Topical Press Agency Ltd in July 1939

Background imageWomen Collection: A La Ronde 33241_056

A La Ronde 33241_056
A La Ronde, Lympstone, near Exmouth, East Devon. An unusual Grade I Listed 18th century house that is now in the care of the National Trust

Background imageWomen Collection: Afternoon tea JLP01_08_000297

Afternoon tea JLP01_08_000297
THE SPA, BRIDLINGTON, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE. A group of people having lunch at a long table in the Spa Cafe during a day trip of Laing staff to Bridlington

Background imageWomen Collection: Nurses hostel JLP01_08_074883

Nurses hostel JLP01_08_074883
Restell Close, Greenwich, Greater London. Two women sitting, reading and writing, in the bedroom of a Sectra block of residential nurses flats on Restell Close

Background imageWomen Collection: Bull Ring Centre JLP01_08_067060

Bull Ring Centre JLP01_08_067060
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A view of the Bull Ring Centre showing the district bank, part of bridge 4A, and office block 3 (Bridge House) in the background

Background imageWomen Collection: Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103

Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103
Napp Laboratories, Milton Road, Cambridge Science Park, Milton, South Cambridgeshire. A team of women working in the pesticides filling hall at Napp Laboratories

Background imageWomen Collection: Ideal kitchen 1946 P_H00004_001

Ideal kitchen 1946 P_H00004_001
Two women in a demonstration kitchen in an exhibition held by the Ministry of Works and the Ministry of Food, July 1946. The exhibition may have been held at Bankes Stores

Background imageWomen Collection: Flower seller OFH01_01_02_077

Flower seller OFH01_01_02_077
A flower seller at work

Background imageWomen Collection: Student teachers WSA01_01_E01

Student teachers WSA01_01_E01
Ripon Training College, Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, 1936. An interior view of students studying in the library. The College was a Church of England women's teacher training college which

Background imageWomen Collection: Training PE teachers WSA01_01_E01

Training PE teachers WSA01_01_E01
Ripon Training College, Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, 1936. An exterior view of Ripon Training College showing women playing rounders on the green

Background imageWomen Collection: Training biology teachers WSA01_01_E01

Training biology teachers WSA01_01_E01
Ripon Training College, Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, 1936. An interior view of biology students at work in the laboratory

Background imageWomen Collection: Training science teachers WSA01_01_E01

Training science teachers WSA01_01_E01
Ripon Training College, Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, 1936. An interior view of students at work in the laboratory. The College was a Church of England women's teacher training college which

Background imageWomen Collection: Tennis in the garden BB046108

Tennis in the garden BB046108
An informal photographic portrait of Elfrida Alice Evans with a tennis racquet to her side. Elfrida Alice Evans (1886-1950) was the daughter of Jenkin William Evans

Background imageWomen Collection: Lily Cottage MCF01_02_1304

Lily Cottage MCF01_02_1304
LILY COTTAGE, CLIFF ROAD, CHEDDAR, SEDGEMOOR, SOMERSET. Mrs Main standing in the front garden of Lily Cottage with the house behind her and Lion Rock on the hillside above

Background imageWomen Collection: Wash day MCF01_02_0341

Wash day MCF01_02_0341
Pont-Aven, Brittany, FRANCE. A woman with children washing clothing in the River Aven at Pont-Aven, Brittany

Background imageWomen Collection: Cordite laboratory HAY03_01_087

Cordite laboratory HAY03_01_087
Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham Road, Holton Heath, Wareham St. Martin, Dorset. The interior of the main laboratory, Royal Naval Cordite Factory

Background imageWomen Collection: Wall painting conservation a62_02841

Wall painting conservation a62_02841
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester, Worcestershire. A conservator carrying out restoration work on a medieval wall painting in the monastic painted chamber at The Commandery

Background imageWomen Collection: Wall painting conservation a62_02840

Wall painting conservation a62_02840
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester, Worcestershire. A conservator carrying out restoration work on a medieval wall painting in the monastic painted chamber at The Commandery

Background imageWomen Collection: Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772

Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772
Trewyn Studio, Barnoon Hill, St. Ives, Cornwall. Barbara Hepworth at her studio in St Ives, working on the sculpture Contrapuntal Forms for the South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain

Background imageWomen Collection: Nurses sitting room JLP01_08_073772

Nurses sitting room JLP01_08_073772
Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave on Sowe, Coventry. Three nurses smoking and reading the newspaper in the sitting room at the Sisters Home at Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry

Background imageWomen Collection: Incubators JLP01_08_075845

Incubators JLP01_08_075845
Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave on Sowe, Coventry. Two nurses tend to babies in incubators whilst a third inspects a trolley of milk bottles in the After Care Unit at Walsgrave

Background imageWomen Collection: Long service award JLP01_08_062940

Long service award JLP01_08_062940
WEMBLEY TOWN HALL, FORTY LANE, BRENT, GREATER LONDON. E L Davies shaking hands with Sir John Laing during an award for 25 years of service at a long service

Background imageWomen Collection: Amusements JLP01_08_000243

Amusements JLP01_08_000243
SKEGNESS, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE. A woman with a child in a pushchair at an amusement park during a Laing staff outing to Skegness

Background imageWomen Collection: Retirement gift JLP01_09_803510a

Retirement gift JLP01_09_803510a
Regent Street, City of Westminster, Greater London. Laing retiree Anne Kidd posed sitting on a table beside her retirement gift of a Magimix food processor

Background imageWomen Collection: Restell Close JLP01_08_074885

Restell Close JLP01_08_074885
Restell Close, Greenwich, Greater London. Looking up at a Sectra block of residential nurses flats on Restell Close, showing a group of women looking out over a balcony

Background imageWomen Collection: Textile factory JLP01_08_044898

Textile factory JLP01_08_044898
PATONS AND BALDWINS KNITTING FACTORY, LINGFIELD CLOSE, DARLINGTON. Two women working machinery in the spinning shed at Patons and Baldwins knitting factory

Background imageWomen Collection: Fancy dress winner JLP01_08_065944

Fancy dress winner JLP01_08_065944
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A young girl, dressed as the cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova

Background imageWomen Collection: Waitressing race JLP01_08_043916

Waitressing race JLP01_08_043916
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Three women with trays of refreshments competing in a waitressing race during a Laing sports day at Elstree

Background imageWomen Collection: Acrobat JLP01_09_792078

Acrobat JLP01_09_792078
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A circus acrobat performing an act hanging from a wire during the annual Laing Gala Day at the Elstree Sports Ground

Background imageWomen Collection: Bowls JLP01_08_095923

Bowls JLP01_08_095923
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A group of women playing a game of bowls at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageWomen Collection: Womens team JLP01_09_771212

Womens team JLP01_09_771212
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. An all female football team taking part in the six-a-side competition at the annual Laing Gala Day

Background imageWomen Collection: Accordion recital JLP01_08_008458

Accordion recital JLP01_08_008458
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Miss A Hatch playing an accordion at the Sports Club annual dinner

Background imageWomen Collection: Retirement presentation JLP01_09_870425

Retirement presentation JLP01_09_870425
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Mrs Joan Kirby posed holding a bouquet with a group of friends

Background imageWomen Collection: Seniors dance JLP01_09_783678

Seniors dance JLP01_09_783678
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Four women in evening gowns on the dance floor at the Laing Senior Citizens Christmas dinner and dance at Mill Hill

Background imageWomen Collection: Look inside JLP01_08_007475

Look inside JLP01_08_007475
Hareclive Road, Hartcliffe, City of Bristol. A group of women looking through the window of an Easiform flat as a policeman stands guard at the entrance on the day of its opening

Background imageWomen Collection: Look at the view JLP01_08_060386a

Look at the view JLP01_08_060386a
EMPRESS STATE BUILDING, Lillie Road, Earls Court, HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM, GREATER LONDON. Two women with a construction worker and manager gathered on the roof of Empress State Building

Background imageWomen Collection: Drinks JLP01_09_861047b

Drinks JLP01_09_861047b
A group of six women posed with celebratory drinks at the retirement presentation of Mary Coldicott, who is standing third from the left

Background imageWomen Collection: Computer operator JLP01_09_831757

Computer operator JLP01_09_831757
Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, Basildon, Essex. An office worker seated at a Datapoint 1550 computer, with a view through a window overlooking the construction of the new Eastgate Shopping

Background imageWomen Collection: Computer Room JLP01_08_069814

Computer Room JLP01_08_069814
Durham University, Science Laboratories, Durham, County Durham. A computer room in the mathematics department at Durham University

Background imageWomen Collection: keypunch office JLP01_08_066810

keypunch office JLP01_08_066810
COUNTY HALL, A6352, AYKLEY HEADS, DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM. Office workers operating IBM 056 card verifier machines in the new County Offices at Durham

Background imageWomen Collection: Holland is Here JLP01_08_070431

Holland is Here JLP01_08_070431
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A group of Dutch women in traditional dress posed outside the Bull Ring Centre, on the opening day of the Holland is Here exhibition

Background imageWomen Collection: Photo call JLP01_08_021709

Photo call JLP01_08_021709
Carlisle, Cumbria. A group of women posed for a photograph during a sports day at Laings Carlisle Sports Club. On 19th June 1954 an annual sports day was held at the Sports Club in Carlisle

Background imageWomen Collection: Friends outside JLP01_08_072661

Friends outside JLP01_08_072661
Bearwood House, Bearwood Road, Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands. A young woman sitting in the lounge-diner of a flat at Bearwood House, waving to a friend outside

Background imageWomen Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008878

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008878
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A group of women seated in deckchairs with ice creams on the beach, during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageWomen Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008865

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008865
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A portrait of a group of people on the beach during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageWomen Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. Children playing on the beach as a group of adults on deckchairs supervise, during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageWomen Collection: Reclaiming the course JLP01_08_08779

Reclaiming the course JLP01_08_08779
Whitley Bay Golf Course, Whitley Bay, NORTH TYNESIDE. A view of the restoration of Whitley Bay Golf Course following the completion of opencast mining on the site



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