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Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cutty Sark a065184

Cutty Sark a065184
CUTTY SARK, Greenwich, London. A detail view of the stern of the Cutty Sark by night, showing her decorative name plate and rudder

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Blackpool a047903

Blackpool a047903
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. General view along beach towards the Blackpool Tower seen through centre of ring of life buoy on central pier. Mid 20th century. John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Royal Albert Dock a001246

Royal Albert Dock a001246
ROYAL ALBERT DOCK, Canning Town, London. Two workmen repainting a ship in dry dock (mid-20th century). The dock was the largest of the three royal docks and opened in 1880.s W Rawlings

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Tetbury HAW_9427_08

Tetbury HAW_9427_08
TETBURY, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire. Aerial view, 19th April 1952

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Great Malvern HAW_9424_12

Great Malvern HAW_9424_12
GREAT MALVERN, Malvern, Worcestershire. Aerial view taken by Harold Wingham, 26th November 1951

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087

BBC Transmitter Control Desk, Holme Moss JLP01_05_01_087
Holme Moss BBC Transmitter, Holme Moss, Holme Valley, Kirklees, West Yorkshire. View showing a man working the control desk in the ancillary building for the BBC transmitter mast at Holme Moss

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Farmhouse kitchen a087028

Farmhouse kitchen a087028
GWENDREATH FARMHOUSE, Grade Ruan, Cornwall. Interior view. Cats warming themselves beside a coal-fired kitchen range. Photographed by John Gay between 1950 and 1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: St Ives, Cornwall a086596

St Ives, Cornwall a086596
ST IVES, Cornwall. A view looking across the harbour to St Ives from Smeatons Pier, taken during the photographers holiday to Cornwall. Photographed by John Gay, 1950

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Pickering Castle 1953 EAW050707

Pickering Castle 1953 EAW050707
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Aerial view, 15th July 1953. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Tattershall Castle 1951 EAW035005

Tattershall Castle 1951 EAW035005
TATTERSHALL CASTLE, Lincolnshire. Aerial view of the tower and moats, 20th March 1951. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Battersea Power Station a002022

Battersea Power Station a002022
BATTERSEA POWER STATION, London. A view looking south east from Chelsea Bridge towards the power station (the buildings fourth chimney was added later) with Grosvenor Bridge before it

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04334

Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04334
CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, Clifton, Bristol. The walkway beside the road shows the bridges Egyptian temple-like towers and massive engineering features

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Royal Docks, London a002112

Royal Docks, London a002112
ROYAL DOCKS, Silvertown, Canning Town, London. Shipping moored by the dockside including barges in the foreground. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Man looking out to sea a002229

Man looking out to sea a002229
Man looking out to sea and the horizon. A man silhouetted against the sea, at sunset, in an unknown location. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Hereford Cathedral a002157

Hereford Cathedral a002157
HEREFORD CATHEDRAL, Hereford, Herefordshire. An exterior view looking towards the west front of the Cathedral from King Street. The west front was built by Oldrid Scott

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Sailing boat a002064

Sailing boat a002064
SAILING BOAT, Southend on Sea, Essex. A small sailing boat turning in the wind off Southend-on-Sea. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Doncaster Racecourse EAW049620

Doncaster Racecourse EAW049620
DONCASTER RACECOURSE. Aerial view of the racecourse with a meet in progress. Belle Vue, home of Doncaster Rovers Football Club, is adjacent in the foreground. Photographed in May 1953

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cremorne Wharf FF003276

Cremorne Wharf FF003276
CREMORNE WHARF, Chelsea, London. View south-west along the River Thames at dusk towards Cremorne Wharf and the Chelsea Flour Mills with the Lots Road Power Station behind

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Southwell Minster a98_16670

Southwell Minster a98_16670
Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire. The west front of St Mary the Virgin Minster as seen from the gateway. The minster was established by Archbishop Oskytel of York in 956 AD but the present building

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Royal Albert Bridge a98_05393

Royal Albert Bridge a98_05393
Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. This bowstring tubular plate girder railway bridge over the River Tamar connects Devonport in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04333

Clifton Suspension Bridge a98_04333
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Clifton, Bristol. View of the Clifton Suspension Bridge seen from the river bank below. It was designed in the 1830s

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Wren Library, Trinity College, Cambridge a98_04211

Wren Library, Trinity College, Cambridge a98_04211
WREN LIBRARY, Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Interior view of the library showing bookshelves and marble busts. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945 - 1980

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: St Pauls Cathedral in bomb damaged surroundings a093716

St Pauls Cathedral in bomb damaged surroundings a093716
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL, London. The cathedral in mist with the snow-covered ruins of a bomb damaged building in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay in 1947

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595

Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatchers at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church view from the south east. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07734
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Cutting reeds with a scythe on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731

Reed cutting, Norfolk a98_07731
Horning Ferry, Norfolk. Reed cutter bundling reeds on Woodbastwick Marshes. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in February 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167

Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167
Ipswich, Suffolk. A Cobbold & Co dray emerging from the yard of the Saracens Head. Brewers were often local firms and supplied public houses within a small radius

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263

Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263
River Yare, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. In much of East Anglia, waterways offered a ready means of transport for bulk goods, and the traditional working boat was called a wherry

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578

Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578
Southwold, Suffolk. Shopping on the High Street at Quality Stores. Fruit and vegetables are displayed on the pavement in front of the shop. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in April 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Bourne Mill, Colchester a98_17146

Bourne Mill, Colchester a98_17146
Bourne Mill, Colchester, Essex. This ornate building was erected in 1591 as a fishing lodge on the River Colne by Sir Thomas Lucas

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161

Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161
Freethorpe, Norfolk. These two traditional horse-drawn farm wagons would still have been in regular use when this photograph was taken. Behind, a portable elevator was used to build the haystacks

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Fishing boats, Great Yarmouth a98_10885

Fishing boats, Great Yarmouth a98_10885
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The fishing fleet unloads onto the quay in the safety of the harbour. Boxes and barrels, many full of fish and ice, wait at the quayside to be taken to market

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Scarborough a99_00348

Scarborough a99_00348
SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire. Fishing boats moored in the old harbour, looking towards the town with the castle dominating the hill behind the town. Photographed by Hallam Ashley c.1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446

Clacton-on-Sea a98_17446
CLACTON-ON-SEA, Essex. A view of the pier complete with rollercoaster. In the foreground seaside holidaymakers lounge in deckchairs while a small boat offers sea trips

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Horse drawn milk float a98_16568

Horse drawn milk float a98_16568
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Some commodities were still delivered using a horse and cart in the post-war years. Coal and milk were two products that used this method of delivery until relatively

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Flock of sheep a98_09813

Flock of sheep a98_09813
HELMSLEY, Rydale. North Yorkshire.There are some areas of life which technology never seems to change. This shepherd is moving his flock through the town as people still do

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Covent Garden a093707

Covent Garden a093707
COVENT GARDEN, London. Looking up at the arched iron and glass facade of Covent Garden markets Floral Hall, with piles of fruit crates belonging to W. Bailey Ltd stacked in the foreground

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Old Royal Naval College a065183

Old Royal Naval College a065183
OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. Misty view of the wrought iron gates and gatepiers to the Royal Naval College on Romsey Road, showing the college beyond. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance a075348

Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance a075348
A Georgian house with cows on the front lawn probably in Herefordshire, occupied by the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance. Photographed by John Gay between 1945 - 1955

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Dogs and cat a087369

Dogs and cat a087369
A close up of three Great Dane dogs and a cat, who is sitting on one of their backs, outside a door at Hele Farm in Devon. Photographed by John Gay in April 1958

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Pebbles a087193

Pebbles a087193
A close-up view of sea-worn rocks and pebbles on a Cornwall beach. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1950 - 1960

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Marazion and St Michaels Mount a086591

Marazion and St Michaels Mount a086591
MARAZION, Cornwall. A view over the rooftops of Marazion to St Michaels Mount, taken during the photographers holiday to Cornwall. Photographed by John Gay in 1950

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: King George V Dock, Canning Town, London a002108

King George V Dock, Canning Town, London a002108
KING GEORGE V DOCK, Canning Town, London. A view looking towards the bow of the Persic as she is assisted into the dock by tugs

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: HMT Queen Mary at Southampton EAW001370

HMT Queen Mary at Southampton EAW001370
HMT QUEEN MARY at home in Southampton in June 1946 between round trips to Halifax, Nova Scotia and New York. The " Grey Ghost" transported many war brides to the US in 1946 before being

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Flying boat berth, Southampton EAW023211

Flying boat berth, Southampton EAW023211
BOAC FLYING BOAT SERVICES, Southampton Water. Flying boat services had been operating from Southampton since 1919. After the Second World War

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Rochester Cathedral EAW004796

Rochester Cathedral EAW004796
ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL and the River Medway, Kent. Aerial photograph taken in April 1947 showing the gasworks and docks next to Limehouse Reach on the Medway. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)



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