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Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Hospital kitchen, St Andrews BL22899

Hospital kitchen, St Andrews BL22899
St Andrews Hospital, Dollis Hill, London. Three female staff working in the kitchen. The hospital was built by the Diocese of Westminster in 1912 for paying patients

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Harvest time, Lower Cadsden, Buckinghamshire a97_05316

Harvest time, Lower Cadsden, Buckinghamshire a97_05316
LOWER CADSDEN, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. View of people in a field, including farm workers taking a break from harvesting, with a smart lady and gentleman

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Farman Biplane EGP_22662_53

Farman Biplane EGP_22662_53
A group of men watching as two men take their seats in a Farman biplane at Bournemouth in 1910. The pilot has been identified as Claude Graham-White, pioneer of aerial reconnaissance

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Pierrot clowns and piano BL23789

Pierrot clowns and piano BL23789
Two Pierrot clowns performing a routine with a piano. Photographed in 1917 by Bedford Lemere and Co as a promotional photograph for J B Cramer and Company, a London based piano manufacturing firm

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: RAF Pageant EPW018790

RAF Pageant EPW018790
HENDON, Barnet. An Avro 504 aircraft flying very low over parked aircraft at the RAF Pageant of 1927. The parked aircraft are a Gloster Gamecock Mk.I, Short Springbock II, and Handley Page Hyderabad

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Inventors Cheque BL23095

Inventors Cheque BL23095
Photograph of a cheque for

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: A calculating machine BL21177

A calculating machine BL21177
Cut out of a calculating machine. The photograph was taken for the British Tabulating Company, also known as the British Tabulating Machine Company

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Women sitting on steps BB98_02393

Women sitting on steps BB98_02393
Portrait view of women sitting on steps belonging to unidentified building, Hellidon, Northamptonshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range: 1896-1920

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Ruins of Campden House CC72_00974

Ruins of Campden House CC72_00974
CAMPDEN HOUSE, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. The remains of the house of 1612, destroyed in 1645. It is an important fragment of Sir Baptist Hicks magnificent Flemish-baroque mansion of fine

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bibury CC72_00847

Bibury CC72_00847
BIBURY, Gloucestershire. Looking along the river towards the stone bridge beside Arlington Row. The Cotswold village of Bibury was described as the most beautiful village in England by William

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Chester Castle EPW003092

Chester Castle EPW003092
CHESTER CASTLE, Cheshire. Aerial view of Chester Castle. The forecourt complex at Chester Castle was entirely rebuilt between 1788 and 1822 by Thomas Harrison in the Neo-Classical style

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: 1925 FA Cup Final EPW012729

1925 FA Cup Final EPW012729
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The 1925 FA Cup Final in progress between Sheffield United and Cardiff City. Sheffield United won 1-0 in a match attended by 91, 763

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Empire Day 1924 EPW010455

Empire Day 1924 EPW010455
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. Empire Day celebrations in 1924, part of Empire Week (24th-31st May 1924). Massed military marching bands entertained a packed house between 3 and 8.30pm

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bury St Edmunds EPW001749

Bury St Edmunds EPW001749
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Aerial view of the marketplace, Bury St Edmunds. Photographed in June 1920. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). EPW001749

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Dyer Street, Cirencester BB57_00087

Dyer Street, Cirencester BB57_00087
CIRENCESTER, Gloucestershire. Looking along Dyer Street towards the Market Place in the capital of the Cotswolds. The pedimented doorcase of 3 Dyer Street is in the foreground

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Sessions House, Preston BL18232

Sessions House, Preston BL18232
SESSIONS HOUSE, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. Interior of the dining room 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: Sessions House, Preston BL18230a

Sessions House, Preston BL18230a
SESSIONS HOUSE, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. Interior detail of a doorway in the barristers library at the County Sessions House

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Sessions House, Preston BL18222

Sessions House, Preston BL18222
SESSIONS HOUSE, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. The interior of the County Sessions House showing the staircase and entrance

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Main gate, Botanic Garden, Oxford CC50_00369

Main gate, Botanic Garden, Oxford CC50_00369
BOTANIC GARDEN, High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Looking through the main gate, built in 1632-3 by Nicholas Stone, along a leafy avenue

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946

May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946
MAGDALEN BRIDGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. The Halls Brewery drays at front of the Oxford May Day processions in 1912. The procession has just passed over Magdalen Bridge

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bishop Kings Palace, St Aldates, Oxford 1920 BB51_01851

Bishop Kings Palace, St Aldates, Oxford 1920 BB51_01851
BISHOP KINGs PALACE, St Aldates, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Looking north along the west side of the street, showing the main range built c.1622-8 by Thomas Smith

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: The weir keeper CC72_02175

The weir keeper CC72_02175
RADCOT, Oxfordshire. An old weir keeper and fisherman on the River Thames called Harper. He wears corduroy trousers and sturdy boots. Photographed by Henry Taunt around 1900

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: The Temple, Henley CC72_00233

The Temple, Henley CC72_00233
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, Oxfordshire. A view of the River Thames showing the Regatta course, with the temple on Temple Island in the distance

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Henley Regatta CC72_00130

Henley Regatta CC72_00130
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, Oxfordshire. Crowds of onlookers on the bank of the river and boats moored close by during the Regatta, an important social

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Royal river trip CC68_00047

Royal river trip CC68_00047
GORING, Oxfordshire. Edward, Prince of Wales sitting on the river boat Arethusa, moored along the banks of the River Thames, whilst other members of his party board

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Oxfordshire country gate BB73_00142

Oxfordshire country gate BB73_00142
OPEN BRASENOSE, Horspath, South Oxfordshire. A picturesque view of the Oxfordshire countryside, showing two women standing by a gate. Photographed by Henry Taunt in July 1916

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Butlers Wharf BB87_09741

Butlers Wharf BB87_09741
BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. Crates of goods wrapped in straw for protection are unloaded in London and set on the conveyor belt to the warehouses

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Horse Tram a82_00057

Horse Tram a82_00057
South London (uncertain location). A double-decker horse tram on the route between Brixton and " Lord Wellington" (probably a public house of the same name)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Liberty and Co BL27070_014

Liberty and Co BL27070_014
LIBERTY S, Regent Street, London. Interior of Libertys newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store, showing the gallery and light well

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: John Rylands Library BL15845

John Rylands Library BL15845
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Deansgate, Manchester. Interior, looking east from the gallery. The library was completed in 1899 to the designs of architect Basil Champneys

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Cafeteria, Pen Corner, Kingsway, Westminster, 1920 BL24881_012

Cafeteria, Pen Corner, Kingsway, Westminster, 1920 BL24881_012
41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above Pen Corner, a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Walpole Picture Theatre, Ealing BL21704

Walpole Picture Theatre, Ealing BL21704
WALPOLE PICTURE THEATRE, Ealing, London. Cinematograph opening in July 1912. Photograph commissioned by Bovis Ltd of their building by architect Js Beard

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Chenard Walcker motor car 1906 BB97_08148

Chenard Walcker motor car 1906 BB97_08148
Farnborough Grange, Farnborough, Warwickshire. A view of a man sitting in a Chenard Walcker motor car. Notice it does not have any lights apart from what looks to be a large spot light mounted

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Horse traffic on Rotten Row DD87_00040

Horse traffic on Rotten Row DD87_00040
ROTTEN ROW, Hyde Park, Westminster, London. Riding in Rotten Row, Hyde Park, is still a popular recreation today. Here, other people have taken to walking and carriage rides for amusement

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Track repairs, Bodmin Road Station, St Winnow a97_07468

Track repairs, Bodmin Road Station, St Winnow a97_07468
BODMIN ROAD STATION, St Winnow, Cornwall. Four tracklayers at work. In 1888 the Great Western Railway made a branch line from Boscarne Junction to Bodmin Road Station

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Village pump, Grandborough a97_05230

Village pump, Grandborough a97_05230
Village pump, Grandborough, Warwickshire. A young servant girl has been sent to fetch water from the village pump. Two urchins are on the same errand

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09008

Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09008
LONG ACRE, Nechells, Birmingham, West Midlands. The rear of Long Acre and Crompton Road showing bomb damage which included a direct hit on a shelter. Photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09007

Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09007
LONG ACRE, Nechells, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942. The bomb crater in the road broke through to the river below

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09005

Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09005
HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Town Hall, Birmingham 1913 OP09003

Town Hall, Birmingham 1913 OP09003
TOWN HALL, Birmingham, West Midlands. Exterior view in 1913. The Greek Revival building was opened in 1834

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204

Kitchen, New College, Oxford, 1901 CC49_00204
NEW COLLEGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Cooks at work in the college kitchens. The men are preparing joints of meat and a spit of chickens is leaning against the wall, ready to be roasted

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1923 BL26554_003

West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1923 BL26554_003
WEST HEATH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Ham Common, Richmond, London. Interior view. Founded as a school in 1879, it was bought by two teachers in 1900

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1909 BL20465_009

West Heath School for Young Ladies, Richmond 1909 BL20465_009
WEST HEATH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Ham Common, Richmond, London. Founded as a school in 1879, it was bought by two teachers in 1900

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: Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169

Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169
OSNEY BRIDGE, Oxford. A large crowd of people gathered for an ox-roast to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII, with the river Thames in the background. Photographed by Henry W Taunt in 1902

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Berry Pomeroy Castle in 1901 BB98_06418

Berry Pomeroy Castle in 1901 BB98_06418
BERRY POMEROY CASTLE, Devon. A view of the gatehouse at the castle.The towers are semi hexagonal with an archway between them. The room above the arch is a guardroom

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Wreaths sent to Osborne House D880031

Wreaths sent to Osborne House D880031
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Queen Victoria died at Osborne House on 22nd January 1901 aged 81. She Lay in State until February 1st when her remains were transported to London

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Collection: Queen Victorias cortege D880022

Queen Victorias cortege D880022
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Queen Victoria died at Osborne House on 22nd January 1901 aged 81. Her cortege left Osborne on 1st February



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