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Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Collection (#3)

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Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782

Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782
Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill, Balham, London. Exterior view at night, April 1938. Photographed by John Maltby

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00707

Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00707
Exeter, Devon. Bomb damage on the north side of Bedford Circus looking towards Southernhay and the spire of Southernhay Congregational Church

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00706

Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00706
Exeter, Devon. A view looking east along the High Street from the roof of Dellers Cafe showing the burnt out Church of St Lawrence in the foreground

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Peace Day 1919 SAM01_02_0346

Peace Day 1919 SAM01_02_0346
Japanese soldiers marching as part of the Victory Parade on Peace Day in London. Peace Day was a bank holiday held in Britain on 19th July 1919 to celebrate the end of the First World War

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614

Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614
Merchant Taylors School, Northwood, Hertfordshire. Physical Education in the gymnasium. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1933 and 1939

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Fives CC46_00458

Fives CC46_00458
Kings School, The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire. Pupils playing on a fives court. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1920 and 1939

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bembridge School CC46_00164

Bembridge School CC46_00164
Bembridge School, Hillway Road, Bembridge, Isle Of Wight. Students working at desks in a chemistry classroom. There are shelves containing a variety of bottles on the walls

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Hedingham Castle CC000478

Hedingham Castle CC000478
HEDINGHAM CASTLE, Castle Hedingham, Essex. Exterior view of the keep from the south, 1920s. Photographed by Nathaniel Lloyd

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Morecambe seafront WSA01_01_07983

Morecambe seafront WSA01_01_07983
Marine Road West, West End, Morecambe, Lancashire. The West End seafront from the south, with cars and a bus in the foreground. Walter Scott

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Boating WSA01_01_07979

Boating WSA01_01_07979
West End Pier, Marine Road West, Morecambe, Lancashire. A view of West End Pier from across the Childrens Boating Pool. 1925-1930. Walter Scott

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Band performance, Morecambe WSA01_01_07964

Band performance, Morecambe WSA01_01_07964
Pavilion, Happy Mount Park, Marine Road East, Bare, Morecambe, Lancashire. Rows of people seated in deckchairs for a band performance. 1925-30. Walter Scott

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060004

Shoreham harbour BB060004
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. Two horse-drawn ballast carts in the sea beside the slipway of Stow and Son Yacht Builders, Shoreham Harbour. Photographed by E J Bedford between 1905 and 1925

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002

Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 29-35 High Street, Southend-on-Sea. A view south along the High Street in Southend-on-Sea in October 1938, with shoppers and cyclists outside the store

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Sloan Square, London 1909 EGP_22656_74

Sloan Square, London 1909 EGP_22656_74
SLOAN SQUARE, London. Aerial view of Sloan Square taken from the balloon Britannia on 3rd April 1909. From the EGPN Collection held by Historic England Archive

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001

Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001
Bryanston Garage, 45-45 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London. Giulio Foresti standing next to a motor car chassis on the roof of Bryanston Garage

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Exeter bomb damage OP07079

Exeter bomb damage OP07079
EXETER CATHEDRAL, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon. View looking east towards Exeter Cathedral from the tower of St Mary Arches Church, showing an area of bomb damage following the bombing in 1942

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Mercedes electric bus BL19992

Mercedes electric bus BL19992
Cut out of a Mercedes electric bus. Electric powered vehicles were first developed in the mid 19th century, but were superceeded by the cheaper and more reliable internal combustion vehicles

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: At the village water pump a97_05320

At the village water pump a97_05320
BARTON HARTSHORN, Buckinghamshire. General view showing people collecting water from the village water pump. A woman is helped by a young girl while two well dressed ladies look

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Finmere Station, Oxfordshire 1904 BB98_05550

Finmere Station, Oxfordshire 1904 BB98_05550
FINMERE STATION, Oxfordshire. The Great Central Railway Company built this station on the line from Sheffield through Nottingham and Leicester to London in 1898-9

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630

Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630
A view showing a horse and plough team at work possibly in Ilmer, Whiteleaf or Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range: 1896-1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Horse and Trap BB98_10628

Horse and Trap BB98_10628
The man in this picture is probably the groom, while the woman with the gun probably the lady of the house. The picture may be located in Ilmer, White Leaf or Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Falmouth Harbour EPW055832

Falmouth Harbour EPW055832
FALMOUTH, Cornwall. Aerial view of Pendennis Castle, Falmouth Harbour and the Falmouth Roads. Photographed in 1937. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Worcester factories 1921 EPW005413

Worcester factories 1921 EPW005413
WORCESTER. Aerial view of the Diglis area of Worcester, adjacent to the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. The factories and kilns on Portland Street

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Malvern Hills EPW005389

Malvern Hills EPW005389
MALVERN HILLS, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Aerial view looking south at Upper Colwall. Jubillee Drive winds through a plantation along the western side of the ridge. Photographed in 1921

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047

Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047
NEW BRIGHTON, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside. Aerial view of New Brighton Tower being removed. Constructed in 1896 as an observation tower, it was closed during the First World War

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Lancaster Castle EPW002086

Lancaster Castle EPW002086
LANCASTER, Lancashire. Aerial view of Lancaster with the Castle, church and railway station. Lancaster Castle houses the Shire Hall and County Court and until 2011 it was used as a prison

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Blackpool tower EPW002071

Blackpool tower EPW002071
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Aerial view of Blackpool tower and pier. Photographed in July 1920. Some damage to negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Royal Crescent EPW001949

Royal Crescent EPW001949
BATH, Somerset. Aerial view of the Royal Crescent, Bath, built between 1767 and 1774 by John Wood. It is considered amongst the greatest examples of Georgian architecture. Photographed in July 1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Robin Hoods Larder BB98_02554

Robin Hoods Larder BB98_02554
SHAMBLES OAK, Sherwood Forest, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. An informal portrait of a woman standing beside the base of the Shambles Oak in Sherwood Forest, also known as Robin Hoods Larder

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Picnic on the beach BB98_02415

Picnic on the beach BB98_02415
KENNACK SANDS, St Keverne, Cornwall. A group having a picnic on the beach at Kennack. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son between 1896 and 1914

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Blenheim Palace CC49_00046

Blenheim Palace CC49_00046
BLENHEIM PALACE, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Interior view. The beautiful organ standing at one end of the Long Library, installed by the eighth Duke in 1891

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Blenheim Palace CC49_00027

Blenheim Palace CC49_00027
BLENHEIM PALACE, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Looking along the south front of the 18th century palace from the west, showing the central portico supported on columns and the lawn in the foreground

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: 1929 FA Cup Final EPW026433

1929 FA Cup Final EPW026433
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The 1929 FA Cup Final in progress between Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth. Bolton won 2-0 in a match attended by 92, 576. Photographed on 27th April 1929

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: The Needles EPW000793

The Needles EPW000793
THE NEEDLES, Isle of Wight. Early aerial view of this famous landmark of chalk stacks rising out of the sea, culminating in the Needles Lighthouse (1859). Photographed in April 1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Sessions House, Preston BL18223

Sessions House, Preston BL18223
SESSIONS HOUSE, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. The interior of the assembly hall at the County Sessions House. The court house was built between 1900 and 1903 to the designs of Henry Littler

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Faringdon Cattle Market CC97_02236

Faringdon Cattle Market CC97_02236
MARKET PLACE, Faringdon, Oxfordshire. The cattle market underway, with the Salutation Inn to one side and the churchyard to the other. Faringdon was granted a market in 1218

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293

Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293
LONG HANBOROUGH RAILWAY STATION, West Oxfordshire. The Station Master and a guard standing on the platform of the small station, with a railway bridge visible in the background

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: De la Warr Pavilion 1935 CC47_02383

De la Warr Pavilion 1935 CC47_02383
DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex. The Pavilion at night with interior lighting. Photographed by Herbert Felton in 1935 shortly after completion

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Blackpool around 1900 OP00480

Blackpool around 1900 OP00480
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. A view looking south-east from the North Pier towards Blackpool Tower with the Big Wheel visible in the background

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Liberty and Co BL27070_016

Liberty and Co BL27070_016
LIBERTY S, Regent Street, London. Exterior view showing the Great Marlborough Street facade of Libertys newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998

Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998
MITCHELL MOTORS COMPANY, 114 Wardour Street, Westminster, London. An early motor car, with a chauffeur in the drivers seat on a car lift

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Laying a hollow pot floor, Lloyds Avenue, London BL19950A

Laying a hollow pot floor, Lloyds Avenue, London BL19950A
8 LLOYDS AVENUE, City Of London. Construction workers laying a hollow pot reinforced concrete floor at number 8 Lloyds Avenue

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Trainee operators, Marconi House BL22054

Trainee operators, Marconi House BL22054
THE SCHOOL, MARCONI HOUSE, The Strand, London. Interior view. Operators diligently training to use Marconi equipment. Commissioned by Marconi Company and photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912

Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912
ELSTREE STUDIOS, Shenley Road, Borehamwood. Aerial view. Premises of British International Pictures Ltd. Photographed in July 1928. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Water carrier, Newlyn Harbour a97_05334

Water carrier, Newlyn Harbour a97_05334
NEWLYN HARBOUR, Cornwall. The coastguard and others collect water in pails from a water carrier on Newlyn harbour. Fishing boats are moored behind them

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Town Hall, Birmingham 1941 a42_00745

Town Hall, Birmingham 1941 a42_00745
TOWN HALL, Birmingham, West Midlands. View of the Town Hall with banner covering one side, promoting Warship Week, October 18th - 26th. England expects our city to subscribe £ 10, 000, 000

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006

Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006
HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Hyde Park Corner and Apsley House DD87_00022

Hyde Park Corner and Apsley House DD87_00022
HYDE PARK CORNER, Westminster, London. Looking north towards the Hyde Park Corner screen (by Decimus Burton) and Apsley House (now the Wellington Museum)



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