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Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Gibbet Windmill, Rye a78_01406

Gibbet Windmill, Rye a78_01406
GIBBET WINDMILL, Rye, East Sussex. Standing on the original brick base, this white smock mill is a reconstruction of the former working mill which burnt down in the early 1930s

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Chelsea Gate, Chiswick House c. 1900 DD54_00112

Chelsea Gate, Chiswick House c. 1900 DD54_00112
CHISWICK HOUSE, Hounslow, London. View of the Chelsea Gate, with a bearded gardener seated on his barrowload of sticks. Photographed by Newton & Co. between 1896 and 1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Taken on the first Aerofilms flight EPW000003

Taken on the first Aerofilms flight EPW000003
LONDON AERODROME, Hendon. From the first ever Aerofilms flight taking commercial aerial photography in July 1919. Shows the area around Hendon and another aircraft in flight

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: John Rylands Library DD59_00090

John Rylands Library DD59_00090
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Manchester. Interior view along one of the gallery corridors at clerestorey level. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in 1900

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Freemasons Hall BL15810_002

Freemasons Hall BL15810_002
FREEMASONS HALL, 60 Great Queen Street, Holborn, London. Interior view of the staircase half-landing. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in August 1900

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Market Hall, Birmingham, 1941 a42 / 00726

Market Hall, Birmingham, 1941 a42 / 00726
The High Street elevation of Market Hall showing damage caused by an incendiary attack. Bull Ring, Birmingham. Photographed by G B Mason for the National Buildings Record, 1941

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Glastonbury Tribunal CC80_00339

Glastonbury Tribunal CC80_00339
The Tribunal, 9 High Street, Glastonbury, Somerset. Photographed by London Midland and Scottish Railway. 7th August 1929

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: 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: Woolworths, Edmonton FWW01_01_0367_002

Woolworths, Edmonton FWW01_01_0367_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 96-102 Fore Street, Upper Edmonton, Greater London. Exterior view of the front elevation, April 1940. Horticultural Department and Toy Dept

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Woolworths, Blackpool FWW01_01_0066_002

Woolworths, Blackpool FWW01_01_0066_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. Exterior view from the south-west with shoppers on the streets, 1938

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: 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: 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: 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_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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032632

Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032632
WOOTTON BASSETT, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the Church of St. Bartholomew and All Saints, High Street and Station Road, June 1930. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). Royal Wootton Bassett

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: 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: 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: Italian Hospital, London 1903 BL17920_011

Italian Hospital, London 1903 BL17920_011
ITALIAN HOSPITAL, Holborn, London. Interior view of a ward at the Italian Hospital with a young boy resting in his bed and a nurse in a distinctive uniform

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: New Brighton, Merseyside c. 1900 OP00589

New Brighton, Merseyside c. 1900 OP00589
NEW BRIGHTON, Merseyside. A view along Egremont Promenade towards New Brighton Tower. A group of children stand in the foreground enjoying a day out by the seaside. Photographed by W and Co. c.1900

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880020

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880020
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880017

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880017
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view of a kitchen. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880011

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880011
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880008

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880008
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066

Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066
LYDD TRAINING CAMP, Kent. Aerial view. This photograph from February 1920 indicates the extent of the First World War barracks

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Crystal Palace after the fire 1936 rhw11521_h6133

Crystal Palace after the fire 1936 rhw11521_h6133
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham Hill, London. View of the remains of the Crystal Palace after the fire in November 1936. Although 89 fire engines and over 400 firemen attended the blaze

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

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Collecting water, Hellidon, Northamptonshire a97_05936

Collecting water, Hellidon, Northamptonshire a97_05936
General view showing unidentified elderly woman carrying bucket, Hellidon, Northamptonshire. July 1902. Alfred Newton and Sons

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: BTH Projector BB87_03730

BTH Projector BB87_03730
Detail of British Thomson-Houston (BTH) cinema projector. Alhambra Theatre, London. Photographed by John Maltby. Date range: 1930-1939

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: Children BB73_07074

Children BB73_07074
A group of young children standing outside a public house, London. Date range, 1900-1915. Early 20th century

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: No 1 Dixs Field, Exeter - after BB42_00718

No 1 Dixs Field, Exeter - after BB42_00718
No 1 Dixas Field, Exeter, Devon, 1942. Bomb damage photographed by Margaret Tomlinson (1905-'77) for the National Buildings Record. Silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: No 1 Dixs Field, Exeter - before BB42_00611

No 1 Dixs Field, Exeter - before BB42_00611
No 1 Dixas Field, Exeter, Devon, 1942. Pre-bomb damage. Photographed by Margaret Tomlinson (1905-'77) for the National Buildings Record. Silver gelatin glass plate negative



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