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Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Collection (#2)

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Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Coventry 1941 a42_00337

Coventry 1941 a42_00337
The bomb damaged front elevation of 4 Gosford Street, Coventry. Photographed by G B Mason, 1941. Oxo poster advertisement

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Piano BL16778

Piano BL16778
An overhead view of an Erard grand piano showing the strings and keyboard. The piano was made by Sebastian and Pierre Erard of London and Paris

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Girl in prefab kitchen P_H00049_007

Girl in prefab kitchen P_H00049_007
A young girl in the kitchen of a Uni-Seco prefabricated house in Lyham Road, Brixton, London. 22nd September 1945. Ministry of Works

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Prefabs P_H00049_005

Prefabs P_H00049_005
Uni-Seco prefabricated houses, Lyham Road, Brixton, London. 22nd September 1945. Ministry of Works. Prefabricated houses were constructed in Lyham Road and other similar sites in the area

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024

Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024
Leeds Corn Exchange. Exterior view, from the west, of the Corn Exchange, 27 Crown Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire. c.1920s -1930s. Campbells Press Studio

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Clovelly BB73_07823

Clovelly BB73_07823
High Street, Clovelly, Devon. Looking up the cobbled main street in Clovelly, showing the New Inn on the north side of the street, with people leaning against the walls of the buildings

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001

Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Spiceal Street, Birmingham. Exterior view of the shop front, with two women walking towards the camera in the foreground, 1921-35

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: East Sheen RAF/CPE/UK/2239/V/5118

East Sheen RAF/CPE/UK/2239/V/5118
Aerial view of East Sheen. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 18 August 1947. Vertical aerial reconnaissance photography by the RAF

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: East Sheen EPW053641

East Sheen EPW053641
Aerial view of Sheen Court flats and adjacent allotments and residential area, East Sheen, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 12 June 1937. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Two children with a pram MCF01_02_1480

Two children with a pram MCF01_02_1480
Two children with a pram, standing by the garden gate to an unidentified brick cottage in Great Kimble or Little Kimble, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 12th May 1910

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: A line of boy scouts and their scout master MCF01_02_0251

A line of boy scouts and their scout master MCF01_02_0251
A line of boy scouts and their scout master standing on a road in Holmbury St Mary, Surrey. The scouts are carrying scout staffs and bedrolls for a camping or pioneering trip

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Library CC46_00597

Library CC46_00597
Guys Hospital, The Borough, London. People reading books in the Free Lending Library. 1920s

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: A goat-drawn carriage SAM01 / 02 / 0239

A goat-drawn carriage SAM01 / 02 / 0239
A goat-drawn carriage for children, somewhere in London. We don t know why, when or where the photograph was taken, nor the identities of the man and little girl

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00712

Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00712
Exeter, Devon. A view looking towards the remains of the terrace of houses comprising numbers 25-36 Southernhay West showing bomb damage

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Etruria, Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool OP00578

Etruria, Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool OP00578
A large group of people converge towards the steam ship, SS Etruria, on the Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool. Photograph by W and Company Limited. Date range: 1890-1910

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Medieval Nottingham OP06315

Medieval Nottingham OP06315
Marsh Farm House, Red Lion Street, Nottingham. A timber-framed house photographed in 1925 by Alfred John Loughton. Red Lion Street was the new name given to Narrow Marsh

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004

Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004
WROUGHTON, Wiltshire. This vertical photograph (taken in 1944 by the US Army Air Force) shows Barbury Castle hillfort, RAF Wroughton (centre), and the village of Wroughton

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: 1928 FA Cup Final EPW020863

1928 FA Cup Final EPW020863
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The teams line up to greet the dignitaries before the 1928 FA Cup Final between Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: 1926 FA Cup Final EPW015321

1926 FA Cup Final EPW015321
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The 1926 FA Cup Final in progress between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester City. Bolton won 1-0 in a match attended by 91, 447. Photographed on 26th April 1926

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047

Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047
SWINDON, Wiltshire. The Great Western Railway Works, Swindon station and the workers village (Swindon New Town), looking west. Photographed in August 1938. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: John Rylands Library BL15862

John Rylands Library BL15862
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Deansgate, Manchester. Interior view, showing a staircase and architectural details as seen from a half-landing

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Cabbage leaf costume BB97_08307

Cabbage leaf costume BB97_08307
Cabbage Lady, Hellidon, Northamptonshire. A view of a lady wearing a cabbage leaf costume outside the school house. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range:1907-1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Sandown Pier EPW043023

Sandown Pier EPW043023
SANDOWN, Isle of Wight. The Paddle Steamer Sandown arriving at Sandown Pier in August 1939. Sandown Pier was originally much shorter

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Clifton EPW005463

Clifton EPW005463
CLIFTON, Bristol. Aerial view of Clifton showing the Avon Gorge and Suspension Bridge photographed in March 1921. This area of Clifton includes a lot of Georgian

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London DD60_00223

Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London DD60_00223
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, Old Bailey, London. The Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey, taken from Holborn Viaduct. The present building, designed by Mountford and opened in 1907

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662

Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662
EXHIBITION PARK, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Aerial view. The North East Coast Exhibition, May 1929. The Pleasure Grounds for the exhibition, including gardens

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064

Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria. Aerial view of the shipyard in July 1920 with four ships in various stages of completion. The shipyard was first established in 1852; by 1920 it was operated by Vickers

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: New Brighton Tower c. 1900 OP00587

New Brighton Tower c. 1900 OP00587
NEW BRIGHTON TOWER, New Brighton, Merseyside. The tower was taller than Blackpool Tower at 567 feet high. It was built in 1898 and stood within the Tower Buildings complex

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Austin Motor Plant EPW047811

Austin Motor Plant EPW047811
AUSTIN MOTOR PLANT, Longbridge, Birmingham. Aerial view of the car production plant in June 1935. Much of the manufacture at this time would have been the Austin 7. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661

Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661
Odeon Cinema, Parsons Hill, Woolwich, London. The Woolwich Odeon opened on 25 October 1937. Designed by George Coles, it displays the Odeon style of buff faience tiles and curving horizontals

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455

R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455
The R101 flying over St Pauls Cathedral during a test flight 1929-1930. Probably a composite photo montage. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bridgewater House, London DD56_00034

Bridgewater House, London DD56_00034
BRIDGEWATER HOUSE, Westminster, London. Interior view. Before the First World War Bridgewater House contained the finest private picture gallery in England

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: John Rylands Library, Manchester A42_01435

John Rylands Library, Manchester A42_01435
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Manchester. Interior view. A staircase in the John Rylands Library in the University of Manchester. It was endowed in memory of John Rylands, a textile manufacturer

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bridgewater House Gallery DD56_00032

Bridgewater House Gallery DD56_00032
BRIDGEWATER HOUSE GALLERY, Westminster, London. Interior view c.1900. The works of art included Diana and Actaeon by Titian (displayed half way down the lower left hand side of this image)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Wembley under construction 1923 EPW008279

Wembley under construction 1923 EPW008279
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. Construction of the Empire Stadium for the British Empire Exhibition. Aerial photograph taken on 25th March 1923 (taken from a copy negative). Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545

Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. The first Wembley FA Cup Final was marked by disorderly scenes. Before the match a massive crowd outside the stadium rushed the gates

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was " to stimulate trade

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058

Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058
PIER HEAD, Liverpool, Merseyside. The " Three Graces" shown here in 1920, are the Royal Liver Building (completed in 1911 with two clock towers crowned by mythical Liver Birds)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285

Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285
OCEANIC HOUSE, Cockspur Street, London. The London office of the White Star Line shipping company decorated for George V coronation (22nd June 1911)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EAW018701

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EAW018701
STAMFORD BRIDGE STADIUM, London. Aerial view. Home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. Designed by the football ground architect Archibald Leitch, who also designed the covered east stand

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: 601 Squadron EPW035616

601 Squadron EPW035616
601 SQUADRON. Practice for an RAF display in June 1931. These aircraft are Westland Wapiti Mk.IIA bombers (in service 1928-1942)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: R101 at Cardington EPW029993

R101 at Cardington EPW029993
R101 at Cardington, Bedfordshire, 1929. Built 1926-30 at the Royal Airship Works at Cardington, the final test flight was 1st October 1930

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389

Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389
Male and female workers at Coopers Marmalade Factory, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Henry Taunt 1902

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666

Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666
Pay day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London. A line of workmen collect their wages from a hatch, while a security guard looks on. Photographer unknown, c.1910

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Big Ben Clock Tower CC73_02867

Big Ben Clock Tower CC73_02867
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. Inside the clock tower. Maintenance on Big Ben clock face

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Odeon Cinema BB87_03702

Odeon Cinema BB87_03702
ODEON CINEMA, Leicester Square, London. A view of the cinema at night. 1937. John Maltby

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Meeting Place SAM01_03_0990

Meeting Place SAM01_03_0990
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London. Two men sitting between the arms of the one of the bronze sphinxes at Cleopatras Needle. Photographed before 1940



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