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Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Youth and Age OP06823

Youth and Age OP06823
An elderly woman and a young girl seated in a church porch. From an exhibition print by the photographer William Archer Clark, early 20th century

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Jervas - Elizabeth and Henrietta Finch J030048

Jervas - Elizabeth and Henrietta Finch J030048
KENWOOD HOUSE, London: The Iveagh Bequest. Lady Elizabeth and Lady Henrietta Finch, ca. 1730-31 by Charles Jervas. Oil on canvas 72 x 56 in. (183 x 142 cm). 88029120

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Wrestlers CC49_00511

Wrestlers CC49_00511
St Giles Fair, Oxford. Four female wrestlers, an unusual spectacle, posing outside their stall at St Giles Fair, watched by a large crowd. Photographed by Henry Taunt September 1909

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762

Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762
STRATFORD CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, Maryland Street, Stratford, Greater London. Interior view of the Comptometer Room at Stratford Co-operative Society

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Gertrude Jekyll c. 1901 OP01502

Gertrude Jekyll c. 1901 OP01502
The garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll, beside the terrace bridge at Deanery Garden, Sonning, The Deanery (or Deanery Garden) is a house designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in Sonning, Berkshire

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Romney - Lady Hamilton at the Spinning Wheel J910506

Romney - Lady Hamilton at the Spinning Wheel J910506
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Spinstress Lady Emma Hamilton at the Spinning Wheel" 1782-86 by George Romney (1734-1802)

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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 imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Romney - Lady Hamilton at Prayer J910507

Romney - Lady Hamilton at Prayer J910507
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Lady Hamilton at Prayer" c1782-86 by ROMNEY George (1734-1802) IBK 936

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Edith of Wessex c. 1066 IC008 / 035

Edith of Wessex c. 1066 IC008 / 035
Battle Abbey and the Battle of Hastings. A reconstruction drawing, by Judith Dobie, of Edith of Wessex c. 1066. Wife of King Edward the Confessor. Anglo-Saxon, crowned Queen of England

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster Collection: Matilda of Flanders c. 1066 IC008 / 036

Matilda of Flanders c. 1066 IC008 / 036
Battle Abbey and the Battle of Hastings. A reconstruction drawing, by Judith Dobie, of Matilda of Flanders c. 1066. Wife of Duke William of Normandy (William the Conqueror / William I)

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster Collection: Bankhall Girls Institute PLA01_02_128

Bankhall Girls Institute PLA01_02_128
Rydal Youth Centre, Stanley Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool, Merseyside. The former Bankhall Girls Institute, later used as the Rydal Youth Centre and Rydal Gym

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster Collection: Photographer and model JLP01_08_073450

Photographer and model JLP01_08_073450
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A photographer taking a photo of a model in the studio of the new Sports Club centre soon after the centres opening

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Record player JLP01_08_073453

Record player JLP01_08_073453
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A woman crouching beside a record player in the coffee lounge of the new Sports Club centre at the Mill Hill offices of

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Retirement cake JLP01_09_870427

Retirement cake JLP01_09_870427
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Mrs Joan Kirby, with a group of friends and colleagues

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster Collection: Vegetables JLP01_09_740159a

Vegetables JLP01_09_740159a
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Three women admiring the runner beans on display at the 15th Annual Laing Horticultural and Handicraft Exhibition

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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's History Glass Coaster Collection: Retirement gifts JLP01_09_861047a

Retirement gifts JLP01_09_861047a
A portrait of Mary Coldicott holding a brass ornamental gift, with more gifts on the table beside her, during her retirement presentation

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Site nurse JLP01_08_053292

Site nurse JLP01_08_053292
MILTON KEYNES. A site nurse wading through mud in Section B3 of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1) during its construction

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Friends JLP01_08_008880

Friends JLP01_08_008880
Two women seated in a train carriage during an outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with the John Laing

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Delivering groceries JLP01_08_048781

Delivering groceries JLP01_08_048781
BERKELEY POWER STATION, BERKELEY, HAM AND STONE, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. The local butchers wife delivering supplies to Mrs Glover

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Jean MCF01_01_0147

Jean MCF01_01_0147
A portrait or self portrait of a young woman believed to be Katherine Jean Macfee (1881-1952). In the negative index for the collection, the photographer has recorded the name of the sitter as Jean

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Library CC46_00597

Library CC46_00597
Guys Hospital, The Borough, London. People reading books in the Free Lending Library. 1920s

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Day trip a107204

Day trip a107204
Corfe Castle Station, Dorset. Three women on the down platform with Corfe Castle visible in the background and locomotive LSWR Drummond M7, destined for Swanage, pulling away from the platform

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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 imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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 imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Anglo-Saxon woman N090543

Anglo-Saxon woman N090543
Mucking, Essex. Reconstruction drawing by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing a female wearing a tubular gown or peplos fastened by two brooches. Grave 615. Anglo Saxon

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Queen Victoria and family 1884 M950877

Queen Victoria and family 1884 M950877
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. Photograph from a Royal Family album. Balmoral 1884. Seated (left to right) - on the ground, Princess Marie of Edinburgh (1875-1938)

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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 imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: A new baby a089549

A new baby a089549
Thaxted, Essex. Looking down at a group of women cooing at a baby in a pram as a man looks on. Photographed by John Gay in the late 1950s

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Motorcycling EGP_22663_008

Motorcycling EGP_22663_008
A woman riding a Douglas flat-twin motorcycle with a sidecar. Photographed 1900-1910. Early Glass Plate Negative Collection

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: The Dishonest Ale-Wife a019330

The Dishonest Ale-Wife a019330
St Laurences Church, Ludlow, Shropshire. Detail of a carved wooden misericord depicting a woman filling a jug, with foliage to either side. Known as the " Dishonest ale-wife"

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Cycling in Hyde Park CC97_01239

Cycling in Hyde Park CC97_01239
Hyde Park, Westminster, Greater London. A general view of both male and female cyclists in Hyde Park with spectators lining the route. York & Son, 1890s

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: London Female Mission 65A_LON_1830

London Female Mission 65A_LON_1830
Probationary House Of The London Female Mission, 57 White Lion Street, Islington, London. An engraving showing women hanging washing on the line in the courtyard at the rear, circa 1836

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007

WW1. Making Christmas puddings, Cadby Hall BL24361_007
CADBY HALL, Hammersmith Road, London. Female workers at Cadby Hall food factory making Christmas puddings for troops fighting in the First World War

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Reynolds - Lady Chambers J910500

Reynolds - Lady Chambers J910500
KENWOOD HOUSE, London: The Iveagh Bequest. Catherine Moore (" Lady Chambers" ), 1752-56, by Joshua Reynolds. Oil on canvas 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (91.4 x 78.4 cm). 88028844

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Maes - The Milkwoman N070482

Maes - The Milkwoman N070482
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " The Milkwoman" 1655-9 by Nicolaes MAES (1634-93). WM 1506-1948

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster 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 imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Netscher - A lady at her toilet N070495

Netscher - A lady at her toilet N070495
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " A lady at her toilet" c.1665 by Caspar NETSCHER (1635-84). WM 1523-1948

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Ufton Court, Berkshire c. 1901 OP01505

Ufton Court, Berkshire c. 1901 OP01505
UFTON COURT, Ufton Nervet, Berkshire. A woman stands at the base of the garden steps. Photographed by Maxwell-Lyte, c.1901

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Leslie - Jeanie Deans Pleading with Queen Caroline J940116

Leslie - Jeanie Deans Pleading with Queen Caroline J940116
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Richmond, Middlesex. " Jeanie Deans Pleading with Queen Caroline... in the Presence of the Duke of Argyll and Lady Suffolk" by Charles Robert LESLIE

Background imageWomen's History Glass Coaster Collection: Tulip picking, Lincolnshire a98_09310

Tulip picking, Lincolnshire a98_09310
Fulney, Spalding, Lincolnshire. The tulip was introduced into Europe in the 16th century from Turkey and takes its name from the French word for turban. It became an important cash crop



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