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1900 - 1945 Gallery

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Choose from 743 pictures in our 1900 - 1945 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured 1900 - 1945 Print

No 1 Dix's Field, Exeter - before BB42_00611

No 1 Dixa??s Field, Exeter, Devon, 1942. Pre-bomb damage. Photographed by Margaret Tomlinson (1905-??77) for the National Buildings Record. Silver gelatin glass plate negative. The elegant, Regency-style No 1 Dixa??s Field in Exeter, was recorded before and after a Baedeker bombing raid in 1942. Based in Devon, Margaret Tomlinson was an architect and architectural historian who was ideally placed to record threatened buildings in the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. She photographed for the National Buildings Record (NBR) from 1941 and also worked as a NBR investigator from 1943. After the war she was active in the revival of the Victoria History of the Counties of England and was a listing investigator with the Ministry of Town and Country Planning

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Featured 1900 - 1945 Print

Vaults AA65_00065

Adelphi Terrace Vaults, London. Light flooding through apertures. The Adelphi Vaults were built in the 1770s by the Adam brothers. The vaults formed riverside warehousing, with a terrace of quality housing including the Royal Terrace (later the Adelphi Terrace) above. The construction of the Victorian Embankment removed its Thames frontage. Photographed by William A Clark in 1936

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Featured 1900 - 1945 Print

Mercedes electric bus BL19992

Cut out of a Mercedes electric bus. Electric powered vehicles were first developed in the mid 19th century, but were superceeded by the cheaper and more reliable internal combustion vehicles. The first motorised buses appeared in London in 1902. The Milnes-Daimler model was a popular and reliable bus and numbered around 600 on the streets of London by 1907. The Bedford Lemere daybook records Charles Dewynter Ltd, advertising agents, as clients for this photograph

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