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Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507

Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507
PORTSCATHO HARBOUR, Gerrans, Cornwall. A young boy looking down towards tethered boats in the harbour at Portscatho. Photographed by John Gay during 1950s-1960s

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Alnwick, Northumberland a081264

Alnwick, Northumberland a081264
MARKET STREET, Alnwick, Northumberland. Looking west along Market Street towards the Northumberland Hall and Town Hall beyond, showing cars parked on cobbles in the foreground

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Snowy street scene a080314

Snowy street scene a080314
FRENCH ROW, St Albans, Hertfordshire. A snowy evening in French Row, showing first floor jetties of buildings to the left and small shops to the right. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Hop poles a079959

Hop poles a079959
Hop poles, stacked in tent shapes, arranged in lines. Taken in Kent. Photographed by John Gay during the 1950s

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Ploughing a076208

Ploughing a076208
A field in Hertfordshire, being ploughed by a man on a tractor. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1950-1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934

Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934
PLEASURE BEACH, Blackpool, Lancashire. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is one of the most popular holiday attractions in England, and offers rides such as the double ferris wheel seen here

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Railway tracks, Kings Cross a073103

Railway tracks, Kings Cross a073103
KINGS CROSS, London. An elevated viewpoint of the railway track to the north of Kings Cross Station, a steam engine on the tracks to either side and St Pancras Station in the far distance. John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Pony a069766

Pony a069766
The head of a white pony peers over a dry stone wall, probably near Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, with a road sign and house in the background. Photographed by John Gay in 1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Gas street light, Kings Cross a066009

Gas street light, Kings Cross a066009
KINGS CROSS, London. A street view with an open gas street light in the foreground, a three wheeled van approaching and the gasometers at Kings Cross in the distance behind a high wall

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Bridgnorth, Shropshire a079455

Bridgnorth, Shropshire a079455
BRIDGNORTH, Shropshire. A view of the High Street in 1953, looking north towards the timber-framed Town Hall in the middle of the road. John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Chatsworth House a069788

Chatsworth House a069788
CHATSWORTH HOUSE, Chatsworth Park, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. A view from river level looking through one of the arches of the Three Arch Bridge over the River Derwent in Chatsworth Park

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Man and woman looking out to sea OP04504

Man and woman looking out to sea OP04504
View of a man and woman standing at railings looking out to sea, silhouetted against a low sun and clouds. Date range 1950s - 1960s. Photograph by John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cow and church a074302

Cow and church a074302
CHURCH AND COW, East Sussex. A cow looks towards the camera; in the background is a church and thatched cottages. Photographed in the Lewes district of East Sussex in 1959 by John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Kingfisher steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062841

Kingfisher steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062841
KINGFISHER. View of the LNER Class A4 train during its time on the Flying Scotsman express passenger service between London and Edinburgh. Photographed by John Gay, 1948

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Grand Union Canal a065340

Grand Union Canal a065340
GRAND UNION CANAL, London. A view from a misty canal towpath showing a man steering an industrial canal barge along the canal towards a road bridge. Photograph 1955-1965, John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Trinity Square, London a001418

Trinity Square, London a001418
TRINITY SQUARE, London. A view looking along the pavement at cars parked outside the Port of London Authority building. Mid 20th century.s W Rawlings

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: The Church Stairs, Whitby a98_15465

The Church Stairs, Whitby a98_15465
THE CHURCH STAIRS, Whitby, North Yorkshire. A baker makes deliveries, climbing the steps from the quayside to the church. 1950s. Hallam Ashley

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Female mannequins in shop window CC73_02302

Female mannequins in shop window CC73_02302
Female mannequins on display in the shop window of the Peter Robinson department store on Oxford Street, London. c.1956. Showroom dummies. Photographed Edward J. Farmer, Campbells Press Studio

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cambridge Station OP25563

Cambridge Station OP25563
Cambridge Station, Station Road, Cambridge. The Italianate entrance front photographed in the 1950s

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: After the flood a53_10717

After the flood a53_10717
Lyn Valley Hotel, Lynmouth, Devon. A view of the hotel after the disastrous flood of 15/16 August 1952. This is one of a series of views of Lynmouth taken by James Nelson both before

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Festival of Britain a67_00186

Festival of Britain a67_00186
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A nightime view across the Thames looking towards the South Bank Exhibition site during the Festival of Britain showing Skylon illuminated

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower a002056

Lambeth Shot Tower a002056
SHOT TOWER, Lambeth, London. The Shot Tower as seen from the river with site clearing of the south bank ready for the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s 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 imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Castle Acre Priory EAR006880

Castle Acre Priory EAR006880
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. Aerial view of the Priory ruins. Photographed by Aeropictorial in April 1946. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: St Pauls Cathedral, City of London a98_06400

St Pauls Cathedral, City of London a98_06400
CITY OF LONDON. An elevated view of the City of London looking towards St Pauls Cathedral. The empty building plots being used as car parks in the foreground are bomb sites which had still not been

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cherubs Reconciliation a54_05503

Cherubs Reconciliation a54_05503
MELBOURNE HALL, Derbyshire. Lead garden figures on a plinth entitled " Cherubs reconciliation". Photographed in 1954 by G B Mason for the National Buildings Record

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Cherubs Quarrel a54_05502

Cherubs Quarrel a54_05502
MELBOURNE HALL, Derbyshire. Lead garden figures on a plinth entitled Cherubs - the Quarrel. Photographed in 1954 by G B Mason for the National Buildings Record

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Yardley shop front a49_04824

Yardley shop front a49_04824
YARDLEY, 33 Old Bond Street, Westminster, London. An elegantly dressed young woman looks into the shop front of Yardley, the cosmetics brand

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Stepney, London a98_06125

Stepney, London a98_06125
SWEDENBORG SQUARE, Stepney, London. A pram stands on the pavement outside a house in Swedenborg Square. A detached house stands on the corner. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1960

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Thames floods 1947 EAW003697

Thames floods 1947 EAW003697
Boats are the best way of getting around by river, road or garden. Aerial view. Thames flooding in the Windsor area - probably Sunnymeads (SU997 749). 1947. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Thames floods 1947 EAW003696

Thames floods 1947 EAW003696
People in Boats. Aerial view. A boat in the flooded riverside garden. Thames flooding in the Windsor area - probably Sunnymeads (SU997 749). 1947. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Figurehead a98_04640

Figurehead a98_04640
CHATHAM NAVAL DOCKYARD, Kent. General view of a male figurehead from a large collection of figureheads at chatham. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1956

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Battersea Power Station from Chelsea Bridge a002020

Battersea Power Station from Chelsea Bridge a002020
BATTERSEA POWER STATION FROM CHELSEA BRIDGE, London. A view looking across the suspension bridge towards the power station (the buildings fourth chimney was added later)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Chelsea Bridge a001461

Chelsea Bridge a001461
CHELSEA BRIDGE, Battersea, London. A view looking south east towards Chelsea Bridge with Battersea Power Station beyond (the buildings fourth chimney was added later)

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Chelsea Bridge a001289

Chelsea Bridge a001289
CHELSEA BRIDGE, Battersea, London. A perspective view of Chelsea Bridge taken from the south shore. The suspension bridge was built by Rendel, Palmer and Tritton in 1934

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Balustrade on Maidenhead Bridge a50_01529

Balustrade on Maidenhead Bridge a50_01529
MAIDENHEAD BRIDGE, Maidenhead, Berkshire. A view of the balustrade on the bridge. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Anne Hathaways Cottage a002209

Anne Hathaways Cottage a002209
ANNE HATHAWAYs COTTAGE, Shottery, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. An exterior view of the home of William Shakespeares wife before their marriage

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Chapman Light a002063

Chapman Light a002063
CHAPMAN LIGHT, Canvey Island, Essex. Chapman Light (a warning signal for shipping) in the Thames Estuary off Canvey Island. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Kits Coty a001663

Kits Coty a001663
KITS COTY, near Maidstone, Kent. The exterior of the megalithic monument surrounded by modern, protective railings. It was originally covered by a long barrow that measured 200 feet long

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Tilbury Fort a001365

Tilbury Fort a001365
TILBURY FORT, Tilbury, Chadwell St Mary, Essex. The entrance to the 17th-century fort which was designed by King Charles IIs chief engineer. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Tilbury Ferry a001369

Tilbury Ferry a001369
THE TILBURY FERRY, River Thames, Essex. The Tilbury Ferry viewed from the deck of another boat with cars and lorries clearly visible on the ferry. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Passing ship, Gravesend Reach a001364

Passing ship, Gravesend Reach a001364
View of passing ship, Gravesend Reach, Kent. A distant view of shipping in Gravesend Reach as seen from the deck of another boat with the stern of a raised lifeboat in the foreground



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