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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: 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: 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: Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365

Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365
REVIEW OF THE FLEET, Spithead, Portsmouth. The Spithead Review in July 1924, at which George V presented colours to the Royal Navy

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Canterbury Cathedral EAW004809

Canterbury Cathedral EAW004809
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, Kent. Canterbury is the seat of the premiere Archbishop of the Church of England, and the Cathedral has attracted pilgrims from an early date

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981

Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981
Heston Aerodrome, Hounslow, Middlesex. The control tower (centre) may have been the first purpose-built example and became the model for this class of building

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: 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: 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: Coventry Cathedral EAW024986

Coventry Cathedral EAW024986
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL. The old Cathedral was destroyed by incendiary bombs on 14 November 1940, with only its spire and outer walls surviving

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: St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753

St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Aerial view of the town, abbey remains and St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The Cathedral was formerly the Church of St James within the abbey precinct

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: Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203

Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203
Chairs laid out for guests at the laying of the foundation stone for Edwin Lutyens Roman Catholic Cathedral for Liverpool, June 1933

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Pilot and plane AFL03_aerofilms_c19951

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

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: Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489

Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489
Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the housing estate, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: East Sheen EPW053641

East Sheen EPW053641
Aerial view of Sheen Court flats and adjacent allotments and residential area, East Sheen, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 12 June 1937. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Loftus Road Football Ground 1928 EPW022719

Loftus Road Football Ground 1928 EPW022719
Queens Park Rangers FC Football Ground at Loftus Road, Shepherds Bush, London. August 1928. QPR

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Coventry EAW001831

Coventry EAW001831
Coventry. Aerial view of the ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael and the bomb damaged city centre, 12 July 1946

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Copt Heath, Solihull EAW001169

Copt Heath, Solihull EAW001169
Copt Heath, Solihull, Warwickshire (now West Midlands). Aerial view of Copt Heath, with the Warwick Road leading towards Knowle. 1st June 1946

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Copt Heath, Solihull EAW001167

Copt Heath, Solihull EAW001167
Copt Heath, Solihull, Warwickshire (now West Midlands). Aerial view of Copt Heath Golf Course, with the Warwick Road leading towards Knowle. 1st June 1946

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: Plymouth Hoe EPR003252

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

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: 1928 FA Cup Final EPW020863

1928 FA Cup Final EPW020863
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The teams line up to greet the dignitaries before the 1928 FA Cup Final between Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: 1926 FA Cup Final EPW015321

1926 FA Cup Final EPW015321
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The 1926 FA Cup Final in progress between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester City. Bolton won 1-0 in a match attended by 91, 447. Photographed on 26th April 1926

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455

R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455
The R101 flying over St Pauls Cathedral during a test flight 1929-1930. Probably a composite photo montage. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wembley under construction 1923 EPW008279

Wembley under construction 1923 EPW008279
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. Construction of the Empire Stadium for the British Empire Exhibition. Aerial photograph taken on 25th March 1923 (taken from a copy negative). Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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: 601 Squadron EPW035616

601 Squadron EPW035616
601 SQUADRON. Practice for an RAF display in June 1931. These aircraft are Westland Wapiti Mk.IIA bombers (in service 1928-1942)

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: 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: Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951

Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951
Aerial view of the Ovaltine Egg Farm, Kings Langley / Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire. Photographed by Aerofilms, May 1932

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: MV Andulo EAW022791

MV Andulo EAW022791
Aerial view of the MV Andulo at sea. Photographed by Aerofilms, 2nd May 1949

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Trees casting shadows EAW027429

Trees casting shadows EAW027429
Trees casting shadows, Withington, 27th October 1949

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: 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: Elastic Factory, Ibstock EAW000185

Elastic Factory, Ibstock EAW000185
The Clutsom and Kemp Ltd Elastic Factory and adjacent playing field, Ibstock, Leicestershire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in April 1946

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Percival P-50 Prince 2 EAW028258

Percival P-50 Prince 2 EAW028258
Percival P-50 Prince 2 G-ALWH in flight, Falconwood, Bromley, 27th March 1950. This image has been produced from a print

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



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