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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: Tilbury Docks a001349

Tilbury Docks a001349
The Strathaird moored at dockside with its mast reflected in a puddle in the foreground. The ship was built in 1932 and scrapped in 1967. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

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: Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613

Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night

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: London skyline 1947 a093777

London skyline 1947 a093777
View of the London skyline looking south-west from the top of Westminster Cathedral towards Battersea Power Station. Photographed by John Gay in 1947

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: Windmill, Suffolk a98_07336

Windmill, Suffolk a98_07336
Thornham Magna, Suffolk. The timber-clad post mill at Thornham Magna, with its sails, fantail and roundhouse, appears to be falling into ruin. Photographed by Hallam Ashley, November 1950

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: 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: 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: 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: Bargemen AA97_05426

Bargemen AA97_05426
Brigg, North Lincolnshire. Barges and bargemen moored on the River Ancholme

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: 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: 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: 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: Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503

Gardener, Suffolk a98_07503
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Gardener sweeping pathway at St Edmunds Abbey Garden. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in May 1947

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: 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: Village shop, Norfolk a98_11268

Village shop, Norfolk a98_11268
Ludham, Norfolk. Hardware shop with goods on display. Village shops had a reputation for selling everything, and the stock here has spilled out onto the pavement

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Fishing boats a98_10882

Fishing boats a98_10882
GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk. Fishing boats entering the harbour mouth. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in November 1947

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Piccadilly a076470

Piccadilly a076470
PICCADILLY, London. Stationary traffic along a busy Piccadilly at night, showing a London taxi cab for hire, and the illuminated signs of Piccadilly Circus and Lillywhites in the background

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: 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: 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: 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: View towards Tilbury Docks a001232

View towards Tilbury Docks a001232
A distant, landscape view of Tilbury Docks, Essex as seen from the heights behind Gravesend. The docks were opened by the East and West India Dock Company in 1886. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings

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: Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600

Thatcher, Lowestoft, Suffolk a98_07600
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatcher at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Fields on fire, Norfolk a98_11587

Fields on fire, Norfolk a98_11587
Postwick, Norfolk. Barley fields on fire. A spark from a steam locomotive could have started a trackside fire. Farm workers are attempting to save some of the crop

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Thatcher, Norfolk a98_10847

Thatcher, Norfolk a98_10847
Norwich, Norfolk. A small 15th century house having its roof re-thatched. A number of the thatchers tools are shown in use. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in 1948

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Glastonbury Abbey a082622

Glastonbury Abbey a082622
GLASTONBURY ABBEY, Glastonbury, Somerset. View of the two piers formerly supporting the choir arch at Glastonbury Abbey, seen from steps leading up from the Galilee in the Lady Chapel to the nave

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: River Barle, Somerset a079491

River Barle, Somerset a079491
WITHYPOOL, Exmoor, Somerset. A view from beneath the soffit of a stone bridge on the River Barle, looking along a calm stretch of river towards trees, low farm buildings and hills in the distance

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Palace of Westminster a077160

Palace of Westminster a077160
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. A view from Old Palace Yard adjacent to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, looking up through the mist past Marochettis equestrian sculpture of King Richard I

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Daisies a069851

Daisies a069851
Large daisies growing through spear-headed railings atop a low stone-coped wall. Probably in West Sussex. Photographed by John Gay. Date range:1950-1965

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: Pedestrians, London a001643

Pedestrians, London a001643
PEDESTRIANS, Westminster, London. A view looking down from Waterloo Bridge on to the pavement below. Date range 1945-1965.s W Rawlings

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Shibden Hall WSA01_01_00250

Shibden Hall WSA01_01_00250
Shibden Hall, Halifax, Calderdale, West Yorkshire. Exterior view from the south-east showing the south elevation of hall. Home of Anne Lister. Walter Scott Collection, 1946

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Derelict houses BB78_09272

Derelict houses BB78_09272
The doorways of the derelict numbers one and two, Guinea Street, Bristol, taken from the north. A compulsory purchase order can be seen attached to number one

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Stratford-upon-Avon HAW_9414_36

Stratford-upon-Avon HAW_9414_36
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Aerial view of the town including the River Avon and Royal Shakespeare Threatre. 21st May 1951. Harold Wingham Collection

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Lichfield Cathedral wrought iron gate HKR01_02_072

Lichfield Cathedral wrought iron gate HKR01_02_072
Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire. Interior view. Shadow of the wrought iron gates in the stone floor in the south choir aisle. Photographed, c. mid-1950s, by Margaret F

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Warwick a48_02751

Warwick a48_02751
Warwick, Warwickshire. View from the Westgate tower looking over the roof tops, north east along the High Street and Jury Street. St Marys Church can be seen on the skyline

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: Sheep a087032

Sheep a087032
A close-up of three sheep in a field, seen from ground-level, with the tall tower of an unidentified church in the background. Photographed by John Gay. Date range 1950 - 1960



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