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Aerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection

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Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404

Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404
GRIMSBY DOCK TOWER, Lincolnshire. This famous maritime landmark was built in 1852 as a hydraulic reservoir to power the lock gates and cranes of Grimsby Docks

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Sandown Pier EPW043023

Sandown Pier EPW043023
SANDOWN, Isle of Wight. The Paddle Steamer Sandown arriving at Sandown Pier in August 1939. Sandown Pier was originally much shorter

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545

Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. The first Wembley FA Cup Final was marked by disorderly scenes. Before the match a massive crowd outside the stadium rushed the gates

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Clifton EPW005463

Clifton EPW005463
CLIFTON, Bristol. Aerial view of Clifton showing the Avon Gorge and Suspension Bridge photographed in March 1921. This area of Clifton includes a lot of Georgian

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: R101 at Cardington EPW029993

R101 at Cardington EPW029993
R101 at Cardington, Bedfordshire, 1929. Built 1926-30 at the Royal Airship Works at Cardington, the final test flight was 1st October 1930

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Austin Motor Plant EPW047811

Austin Motor Plant EPW047811
AUSTIN MOTOR PLANT, Longbridge, Birmingham. Aerial view of the car production plant in June 1935. Much of the manufacture at this time would have been the Austin 7. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215

Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064

Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria. Aerial view of the shipyard in July 1920 with four ships in various stages of completion. The shipyard was first established in 1852; by 1920 it was operated by Vickers

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627

Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627
WOOTTON BASSETT UNITED DAIRIES, Wiltshire. The Dairy Supply Company opened its factory in 1908 and merged with United Dairies in 1915

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Cornish tin smelting works EPW009899a

Cornish tin smelting works EPW009899a
Cornish Tin Company Smelting Works. Believed to be Seleggan Works or East Wheal Basset Smelting Works, Redruth, Cornwall. This was the largest tin smelter that Cornwall possessed

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: HMS Warspite EAW005978

HMS Warspite EAW005978
HMS WARSPITE, Prussia Cove, Cornwall. Warspite was launched in 1913 and saw action with the Royal Navy at the Battle of Jutland in 1916

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: HMS Broadsword EAW582726

HMS Broadsword EAW582726
HMS Broadsword (F88) off Plymouth. July 1990. This Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy was commissioned in 1979. She was sold to the Brazilian Navy in 1995. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093

Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093
RAMSGATE HARBOUR RAILWAY STATION, Kent, photographed in 1920. Aerial view. The former terminus of the Faversham - Ramsgate line, this station was built in 1863 for 4 platforms

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was " to stimulate trade

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058

Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058
PIER HEAD, Liverpool, Merseyside. The " Three Graces" shown here in 1920, are the Royal Liver Building (completed in 1911 with two clock towers crowned by mythical Liver Birds)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wentworth Woodhouse EAR007511

Wentworth Woodhouse EAR007511
Wentworth Woodhouse, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. August 1946

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857

Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857
PIER HEAD, Liverpool. Aerial photograph of the Princes Dock and Princes Landing Stage, with the Three Graces beyond in July 1964

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: The Potteries EPW045337

The Potteries EPW045337
FAIRFIELD POTTERY, Slippery Lane, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The heart of the potteries with a series of kilns, towers and workshops producing all kinds of ceramics

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Cleckheaton 1939 EPW061320

Cleckheaton 1939 EPW061320
CLECKHEATON, Kirklees, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the town from the south-east, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843

Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843
BRODSWORTH MAIN COLLIERY, Adwick-le-Street, South Yorkshire. Aerial photograph taken in May 1925. The Colliery was opened in 1905 and closed in 1990

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047

Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047
NEW BRIGHTON, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside. Aerial view of New Brighton Tower being removed. Constructed in 1896 as an observation tower, it was closed during the First World War

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Hitchin gasometer EAW020885

Hitchin gasometer EAW020885
HITCHIN, Hertfordshire, 1949. Aerial view. A gasometer and the tips of trees rise up through the fog, as well as steam from a railway train passing the gasworks. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639

Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639
Various aircraft on display in the Static Park for the Farnborough Air Show, 5th September 1952. Farnborough, Hampshire

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Nottingham EAW050484

Nottingham EAW050484
The city centre between the Castle and the Council House, Nottingham. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1953

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Dudley Castle EPR005977

Dudley Castle EPR005977
Dudley Castle, West Midlands. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. June 1939

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Plymouth Hoe EPR003252

Plymouth Hoe EPR003252
Plymouth Hoe, Devon. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. August 1937. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032629

Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032629
WOOTTON BASSETT, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Coxstalls and the High Street, June 1930. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). Royal Wootton Bassett

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912

Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912
ELSTREE STUDIOS, Shenley Road, Borehamwood. Aerial view. Premises of British International Pictures Ltd. Photographed in July 1928. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662

Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662
EXHIBITION PARK, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Aerial view. The North East Coast Exhibition, May 1929. The Pleasure Grounds for the exhibition, including gardens

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032634

Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032634
WOOTTON BASSETT, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the Church of St. Bartholomew and All Saints and the High Street, June 1930. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). Royal Wootton Bassett

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029

Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029
BIRKENHEAD, Merseyside, August 1920. Aerial view. Prominent in the foreground are Queens Buildings with St James Church on its roundabout and Corporation Street

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Liverpool Cathedral EAW023367

Liverpool Cathedral EAW023367
LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL. The Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool was begun in 1904 to a design of Giles Gilbert Scott. The tower was completed in 1942, but the cathedral was not completed until 1978

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152

White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152
The London County Council White City Estate, Olympic Stadium and Loftus Road football ground, Shepherds Bush, London, from the south-west, 9th July 1939. Queens Park Rangers FC. QPR

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Church Stretton EAW017336

Church Stretton EAW017336
The Long Mynd and the town, Church Stretton, Shropshire, from the south-east. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1948

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Barnsley Hall Hospital EAR017085

Barnsley Hall Hospital EAR017085
Barnsley Hall Hospital for Nervous and Mental Diseases, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Designed by George Thomas Hine and opened in 1907, since closure in 1966 it has now mostly been demolished

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: The Baseball Ground EAR017767

The Baseball Ground EAR017767
The Baseball Ground, once home of Derby County Football Club. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. September 1952. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Power Station EAR030695

Power Station EAR030695
OCKER HILL POWER STATION, Tipton, Staffordshire. Aerial view of a coal-fired power station with three cooling towers emitting steam. It was opened in 1902 to supply power to the Black Country

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047

Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047
SWINDON, Wiltshire. The Great Western Railway Works, Swindon station and the workers village (Swindon New Town), looking west. Photographed in August 1938. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Birmingham University EPW059859

Birmingham University EPW059859
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Edgbaston. The semi-circular radial plan of Chancellors Court with the 1908 campanile tower at its focus forms the centrepiece of the university

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: River Tyne 1935 EPW048817

River Tyne 1935 EPW048817
Aerial view of the Tyne River looking towards Tynemouth and Jarrow, August 1935. Lots of shipping in the river and in dock. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Fort Dunlop EPW026942

Fort Dunlop EPW026942
FORT DUNLOP, Birmingham. May 1929. Aerial view. Headquarters of Dunlop Rubber, a famous tyre manufacturer, established in 1917. At one time this was the largest factory in the world

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080

Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080
BLACKPOOL TOWER, Lancashire. Aerial view taking in the tower, the sea front and beach, the Winter Gardens and the big wheel in July 1920

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Liverpool, 1946 EAW001911

Liverpool, 1946 EAW001911
LIVERPOOL. Aerial view, 12th July 1946, showing the area around the five way junction of Duke Street, Hanover Street and Paradise Street (the former Sailors Home, now demolished)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Coastal flooding 1953 EAW048271

Coastal flooding 1953 EAW048271
JAYWICK SANDS, Essex. Aerial photograph taken on 2nd February 1953 showing flooded housing following the great East Coast storm surge which hit the coast overnight on 31st January

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121

The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121
THE KURSaL, de la Warr Parade, Bexhill, Sussex, photographed in 1920. The Kursaal or " Cure Hall" was built in 1896 as Bexhills first entertainment pavilion

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Timpsons Shoe Factory, Kettering EPW053718

Timpsons Shoe Factory, Kettering EPW053718
TIMPSONS FACTORY, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Kettering, along with a number of Northamptonshire towns specialised in footwear manufacture

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025838

FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025838
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view of the 1929 FA Cup Semi-Final at the home of Arsenal Football Club. Portsmouth beat Aston Villa 1-0 to reach the final at Wembley where they went on to lose 2-0



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