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Historic Images 1900s - 1910s Collection (#5)

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Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Reeds growing in lake a080697

Reeds growing in lake a080697
View of reeds growing near the shore of either Rydal Water or Grasmere, in the Lakes parish of South Lakeland, Cumbria, with sunlight reflecting on the surface of the water

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumbria a080406

Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumbria a080406
WATENDLATH, Borrowdale, Cumbria. The hamlet of Watendlath viewed across Watendlath Tarn. Photographed between December 1953 and January 1954 by John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Oast houses a079669

Oast houses a079669
Close-up of three oast houses, viewed from under a roof or awning. Taken in Kent. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: View from a house undergoing demolition a066035

View from a house undergoing demolition a066035
KENTISH TOWN, London. View from inside a house undergoing demolition to the backs of the houses opposite with the tower of St Martins Church behind. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1946 - 1969

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: London courtyard a065758

London courtyard a065758
Elevated view looking down on a courtyard with parked cars and a flowering tree. Photographed by John Gay, c.1950

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Bridges over the Regents Canal a065309

Bridges over the Regents Canal a065309
REGENTS CANAL, London. A view looking along a stretch of Regents Canal, showing the spans of two bridges, one iron and one brick, that cross the canal within a few metres of each other

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Dockyard a065233

Dockyard a065233
DOCKYARD, Essex. A cobbled road in an industrial dockyard, with a warehouse to left and cranes in the background. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Man leaning forward a054035

Man leaning forward a054035
An informal portrait of a man seated on a stone bench on Blackfriars Bridge, London; leaning forward with his cap fallen on the ground in front of him. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1946-1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Rooftops a065158

Rooftops a065158
A view from roof level along the snowy roofs of a line of terraced brick houses, showing chimneys, the back gardens of the houses, and with a large crane visible in the distance above the roofs

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Railway lines a080321

Railway lines a080321
Railway track, Hertfordshire. An elevated view of four parallel railway tracks running into the distance, with electricity or telephone pylons running at each side beside farmed fields

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Hampton Court Palace a001949

Hampton Court Palace a001949
HAMPTON COURT PALACE, Richmond upon Thames, London. The palace viewed from the driveway. The site originally belonged to the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Hampton Court Palace a001948

Hampton Court Palace a001948
HAMPTON COURT PALACE, Richmond upon Thames, London. The palace viewed from the south bank with a passenger vessel moored by the jetty

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Henry VIII a98_04222

Henry VIII a98_04222
TRINITY COLLEGE, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Detail view of the east face of the Great Gate showing heraldic carvings and a statue of King Henry VIII, carved in 1615 by William Cure the younger

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Friesian cows a079472

Friesian cows a079472
A view of a field and lane in a rural area, possibly near Bridgnorth, Shropshire. A herd of Friesian cows approaches the fence near the roadside, with farm and domestic buildings in the background

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Geese a069829

Geese a069829
A farmyard view of three white geese watched by some cattle from behind a wooden fence, with woodland in the background. Photographed in the Chichester area, West Sussex. 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: Ploughed field a079453

Ploughed field a079453
A view along the furrows of a neatly ploughed field near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, with a lone tree in the centre of the field and rolling hills in the distance. Photographed by John Gay in 1953

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Wild grasses a074144

Wild grasses a074144
A close-up view of wild grasses growing in the Somerset countryside, with an area of woodland in the background. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1950-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Wild flowers a074138

Wild flowers a074138
A close-up of grasses and wildflowers growing on a bank in the Somerset countryside, with a rural landscape and woodland in the background. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1950-1965

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Church, railings and daisies a069857

Church, railings and daisies a069857
Looking up through spear-headed railings with large daisies growing through them, towards the gables, roofs and spire of a flint-faced church in the Chichester area, West Sussex

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Garden gate a069830

Garden gate a069830
A decorative wrought-iron gate with brick gate piers stands slightly ajar, revealing a walled garden with a lawn and a line of trees. Photographed in the Chichester area, West Sussex by John Gay

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Dogs sitting in a pram a066045

Dogs sitting in a pram a066045
INVERNESS STREET, Camden Town, Greater London. Two small dogs sitting in a pram covered with a plastic mac, a bag on top and another on the ground in front on the pavement by the street market

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Alport, Derbyshire a069783

Alport, Derbyshire a069783
ALPORT, Derbyshire. A single span stone bridge carries the road over the River Lathkill. Photographed by John Gay in 1959

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Rural river scene a079535

Rural river scene a079535
A view along a calm stretch of river near an unidentified village, showing cows standing in the shallows, and the village church visible to the left of frame in the distance

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Rural river scene a079524

Rural river scene a079524
A view of a river running through a rural wooded area, with the low sun shining through tree foliage in the midground. Possibly photographed in the woodland gardens at Dartington Hall, South Hams

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: London Brick Company EAW020892

London Brick Company EAW020892
LONDON BRICK COMPANY, near Kempston, Bedfordshire, 1949. Aerial view. A series of chimneys rise through the fog. By 1936 the London Brick Company was recognised as the largest brickworks in

Background imageHistoric Images 1900s - 1910s Collection: Nativity scene a99_02431

Nativity scene a99_02431
A boy admiring the Nativity or Christmas crib inside St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, Norfolk. Photographed in 1952 by Hallam Ashley



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