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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Farm Wagon a98_11487

Farm Wagon a98_11487
Keswick, Norfolk. A traditional farm waggon on display at the Royal Norfolk Show. Usually pulled by two horses, it would still have been in regular use at the time of this photograph

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Royal Norfolk Show 1947 a98_11521

Royal Norfolk Show 1947 a98_11521
Keswick, Norfolk. The horse and cart competition at the Royal Norfolk Show has drawn a good crowd. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in June 1947

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670

Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670
Norwich, Norfolk. Driving cattle to the railway station, Heigham Street. Traditionally cattle were driven to market; then they were taken by train; today they are taken door-to-door by lorry

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150

Herring Girls, Great Yarmouth a98_17150
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A group of women, possibly Scottish herring girls, on the quay with herring boats beyond. Although the herring trade began to decline in the 1930s due to increased

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Harvesting flax, Norfolk a98_09093

Harvesting flax, Norfolk a98_09093
Fields near Paston, Norfolk. Harvesting flax in July 1946. The strong fibre within the stalk of the flax plant is used to make linen thread and yarn

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: 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: Keswick, Christmas 1953 a080373

Keswick, Christmas 1953 a080373
MOOT HALL, Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria. A view north west from an elevated position in Main Street, Keswick, looking towards the Moot Hall

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Ferryboat, Gravesend Reach a001233

Ferryboat, Gravesend Reach a001233
Shipping in Gravesend Reach viewed from the deck of a ferryboat with passengers in the foreground. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: River Thames, Windsor, Berkshire a001155

River Thames, Windsor, Berkshire a001155
The path beside the River Thames in Windsor with a man carrying a child on his shoulders. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Kingston Lacy House CC75_00299

Kingston Lacy House CC75_00299
KINGSTON LACY HOUSE, Pamphill, Dorset. Interior of the Spanish Room. Paintings on the walls of this room include works by Velazquez, Murillo and Ribalta

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Norwich street scene a98_07531

Norwich street scene a98_07531
Norwich, Norfolk. General view looking down Elm Hilll from the corner of The Monastery. A picturesque survival of the street plan of the Medieval city

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Harvest, Norfolk a98_14729

Harvest, Norfolk a98_14729
Ranworth, Norfolk. The harvest is seen from the church tower. Despite mechanisation, it is still a labour-intensive task with at least 14 men visible. Photographed by Hallam Ashley September 1954

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Saddlers, Suffolk a98_14619

Saddlers, Suffolk a98_14619
Halesworth, Suffolk. A typical saddlers shop displays horse collars and other horse equipment. Much of the rural saddlers trade came from the heavy work of the farms

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Pargetting, Suffolk a98_12764

Pargetting, Suffolk a98_12764
Clare, Suffolk. The Ancient House, High Street, was built as a priests house and dated 1473. This exterior view of the gable facing the churchyard shows a fine example of pargetting

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Saddlers, Suffolk a98_09419

Saddlers, Suffolk a98_09419
Botesdale, Suffolk. Street frontage of C. W. Ray Saddlers. Four horse collars are displayed, leather side out. This building is a late medieval hall house remodelled in the 17th century

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Norwich market MF98_01662_09

Norwich market MF98_01662_09
Norwich, Norfolk. The British people endured rationing during the War years, and post-War austerity continued into the 1950s

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303

Boat builder, Wroxham, Norfolk a99_00303
Wroxham, Norfolk. The boatbuilder at work inside a boatbuilders shed close to Wroxham Bridge on the River Bure. Watercraft of different types have for centuries been an essential means of transport

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164

Easter Fair, Norwich a98_17164
Norwich, Norfolk. In addition to its market, Norwich held two fairs, one at Christmas and this one at Easter, on the site of the cattle market

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596

Masons, Halesworth, Suffolk a98_14596
Halesworth, Suffolk. Interior of Barbers Monumental Masons showing two stone masons working at window tracery for a building at Southwold

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: All Saints Church, Burnham Thorpe G_2414

All Saints Church, Burnham Thorpe G_2414
Interior view of the nave of All Saints Church in Burnham Thorpe, seen from the chancel. Admiral Nelsons father was once rector here; a Union Jack ensign recalls the link with Nelson

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Dustbins a093697

Dustbins a093697
Three dustbins in a cobbled London back-street, beside an ornate iron wall grating. Photographed by John Gay. Date range 1945 - 1950

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Stonehenge showing photographers ladder in 1954 P50803

Stonehenge showing photographers ladder in 1954 P50803
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. A make-shift tower to take elevated vertical shots of the excavation of stoneholes 57 and 58. Just in front of the tower is fallen lintel 156 with its two mortices

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Church bell a082655

Church bell a082655
A church bell lying on its side in a churchyard in Somerset. Photographed by John Gay in April 1953



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