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John Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection (#5)

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Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Soho market a099590

Soho market a099590
Rupert Street, Soho, London. Elevated view looking north along Rupert Street, showing a bustling Berwick Street Market. Photographed by John Gay, mid-1950s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: A helping hand a084475

A helping hand a084475
Highgate Hill, Greater London. A policeman shovelling grit under the wheel of car that is stuck on a snowy road. Photographed by John Gay, 1950s-60s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: White Post Inn a098276

White Post Inn a098276
Inn sign for the White Post Inn, in a snow shower. The public house has a Mansfield Ales sign, but the location is uncertain. Photographed by John Gay, 1955-65

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Pigs in snow a090125

Pigs in snow a090125
Pigs in a snowy field near Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by John Gay, 1950s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Morris Dancing FF003016

Morris Dancing FF003016
Town Street, Thaxted, Essex. A group of morris dancers and a unicorn hobby horse at a Thaxted Morris Ring meeting. Photographed by John Gay in the mid-1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Post boxes a061706

Post boxes a061706
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Detail of two post boxes and a stamp dispenser on the station concourse at Liverpool Street railway station. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1967-1968

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Victoria Station a061822

Victoria Station a061822
Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Belgravia, Westminster, Greater London. the original London Chatham and Dover Railway terminus. Photographed by John Gay in the late 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Livestock FF002985

Livestock FF002985
Ashendon, Buckinghamshire. Cattle, sheep and horses grazing on a sloping field, with irises in the foreground and the flat Aylesbury Vale landscape beyond. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Senate House FF003100

Senate House FF003100
Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, Greater London. A view through winter trees in Russell Square. Constructed 1932-1938 by Charles Holden

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Photographer aloft a089547

Photographer aloft a089547
Thaxted, Essex. The photographer John Gay standing on a step ladder mounted on the roof of a van, with a group of men sitting on the wall behind

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Rural road sign a082141

Rural road sign a082141
Snape, Suffolk. Signpost and a field of straw bales, on the A1094. Photographed by John Gay in 1962

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: The use of compasses a093545

The use of compasses a093545
Demonstrating the use of compasses on a chart. One of the skills needed for airborne navigation, presumably part of a civil aviation training course through Straight Aviation Training Limited

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Montpelier Gardens a092053

Montpelier Gardens a092053
Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. This octaganal shaped bandstand was built in c1895. It has fluted angle columns

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Pittville Park a092116

Pittville Park a092116
Pittville Pump Room, Pittville Park, Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The west face of the, Pittville Pump Room, located in the north-east part of, Pittville Park

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Montpelier Gardens a092049

Montpelier Gardens a092049
Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Looking through the interior of the octagonal shaped bandstand towards the terraced houses on Montpellier Spa Road

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Conductor a088681

Conductor a088681
Royal Agricultural Show, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1956. The conductor of the Band of the Coldstream Guards leaning on the edge of the bandstand speaking to members of the public

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Riverbank FF002955

Riverbank FF002955
Riverbank with daisies, West Berkshire. A stretch of unidentified river, with boats moored on the far bank and a lock gate in the distance. Photographed late 1960s or early 1970s by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Fore Street, Hatfield a080269

Fore Street, Hatfield a080269
A view looking north west in Fore Street, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, showing to the right of frame the East Indian Chief Public House at no

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Ightham Mote a079606

Ightham Mote a079606
IGHTHAM MOTE, Ightham, near Sevenoaks, Kent. The north front of the medieval moated manor house, with snow on the ground, viewed from the north-east through pine branches

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Foggy London. Policeman, Strand a100360

Foggy London. Policeman, Strand a100360
The Strand, London. A City of London traffic policeman outside the Charing Cross Hotel, using outstretched arms to control vehicles, sometime between 1946 and 1959

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Water meadows a083400

Water meadows a083400
West Harnham, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Cattle in flooded pastures by the river and water meadows at West Harnham. Looking east towards the spire of the Cathedral Church of St Mary in the distance

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Water meadows a083399

Water meadows a083399
West Harnham, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Cattle in flooded pastures by the river and water meadows at West Harnham. Looking east towards the spire of the Cathedral Church of St Mary in the distance

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Salisbury Cathedral a083373

Salisbury Cathedral a083373
Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire. A view of the spire of the Cathedral Church of St Mary illuminated against the night sky by floodlights

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Elephant planters MF001793_11

Elephant planters MF001793_11
Highgate, London. Two ornamental elephant planters in a Highgate garden, London. Photographed in 1995 by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat window a086660

Cat window a086660
A cat peering out from a circular hole cut into the wooden plank door of a barn or similar agricultural outbuilding. Photographed by John Gay in Cornwall, 1950s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cats like milk a076242

Cats like milk a076242
Two cats drinking from a pail of milk. Photographed by John Gay in Hertfordshire, 1950s-60s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat with bowl a067695

Cat with bowl a067695
A long haired tortoiseshell cat sitting on a mat beside a bowl of food. Photographed by John Gay in 1970

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat desk a092291

Cat desk a092291
A black shorthair cat stands on papers on top of a desk. Possibly in Newbarn, Isle of Wight. Photographed by John Gay, 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Science Museum a093673

Science Museum a093673
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London. A man and two children walk by the atomic-themed screen at the entrance to the Science Museum erected as part of the museums exhibition for

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: St Annes Court Soho a065613

St Annes Court Soho a065613
St Annes Court, Soho, City of Westminster, Greater London. View along St Annes Court, Soho, showing signs for clubs and shops, with the corner of the Rose & Crown, Dean Street, in the foreground

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Much Hadham, Cold Christmas a091398

Much Hadham, Cold Christmas a091398
Cambridge Road, Thundridge, Hertfordshire. A finger post / sign post pointing to Much Hadham, Cold Christmas and a private road at the junction with Cambridge Road (A10)

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: First World War memorial in Battersea Park a064018

First World War memorial in Battersea Park a064018
The First World War memorial to the 24th East Surrey Division in Battersea Park, London. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: The Cenotaph a065897

The Cenotaph a065897
THE CENOTAPH, looking south along Parliament Street, Whitehall, London. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 18th September 1959 - 8th October 1959

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Horse a083719

Horse a083719
A heavy horse on the slope of a field in the Pennine hills of West Yorkshire, probably near Halifax. Photographed by John Gay c.1955

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cyclist in Cambridgeshire a080895

Cyclist in Cambridgeshire a080895
A woman cycling along a road raised up above the surrounding fenland. Photographed by John Gay in the early 1950s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Animal montage a093117

Animal montage a093117
Photograph of promotional reference sheet of unusual photographs of animals taken by John Gay. November 1970. cow, cattle, calf, lamb, chick, pig

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Animal montage a093112

Animal montage a093112
Photograph of promotional reference sheet of unusual photographs of animals taken by John Gay. November 1970. pig, cow, cattle, calf, lamb, chicken, swan

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Animal montage a093111

Animal montage a093111
Photograph of promotional reference sheet of unusual photographs of animals taken by John Gay. November 1970. pig, cow, cattle, lamb

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cow a092314

Cow a092314
A cow peers around the corner of a barns buttress (taken on the Isle of Wight). Photographed by John Gay in the 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cow a092274

Cow a092274
A cow peers around the corner of a brick buttress at an unidentified farm on the Isle of Wight. Photographed by John Gay in the 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Animal montage a088041

Animal montage a088041
Photograph of promotional reference sheet of unusual photographs of animals taken by John Gay. November 1970. pig, cattle, lamb, chicken, calf, cow

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat and dog a072439

Cat and dog a072439
A cat sitting next to railings on a wall, looks down at a dog which looks back up at the cat. Photgraphed by John Gay, late 1950 s, early 1960 s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat a067698

Cat a067698
A long haired tortoiseshell cat standing on a mat looking up. Photographed by John Gay in 1970

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Terrier dog a083339

Terrier dog a083339
A close-up view of a small terrier dog, seated on a set of open-tread wooden steps within a farm building. Photographed at an unknown location in Wiltshire

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Boxer dog a076293

Boxer dog a076293
A boxer dog looking over the garden gate of a house, Aspenden, Hertfordshire. Photographed by John Gay, March 1960

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Elephants a098698

Elephants a098698
LONDON ZOO, Regents Park, Westminster, London. Elephants in London Zoo. This image featured in London Observed by John Gay, published in June 1964

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Minster Lovell Hall a081397

Minster Lovell Hall a081397
MINSTER LOVELL HALL, Manor Road, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire. View across the River Windrush towards the remains of Minster Lovell Hall with St Kenelms Church beyond. Photographed by John Gay in 1970

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Minster Lovell Hall and St Kenelms Church a081394

Minster Lovell Hall and St Kenelms Church a081394
MINSTER LOVELL HALL, Manor Road, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire. The remains of Minster Lovell Hall with St Kenelms Church beyond. Photographed by John Gay in 1970



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