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Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Telephone box in 1926 BL28503

Telephone box in 1926 BL28503
TELEPHONE BOX, Ladbroke Grove, Kensington, London. An example of a new-issue K2 telephone kiosk in Ladbroke Grove. This style of telephone box was introduced in 1926

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Crowsteps, Newbury

Crowsteps, Newbury
Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, Berkshire, c 1930. Herbert Felton (c 1887-1968), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Grimsby Docks EPW012666

Grimsby Docks EPW012666
The Dock Tower, Royal and No 1 Fish Docks, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1925

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Oxford students MCF01_02_1021

Oxford students MCF01_02_1021
A group of males students wearing Oxford bags, standing beside two motorcars on Catte Street outside Hertford College, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 9th May 1928

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Elephant parade RJW01_01_089

Elephant parade RJW01_01_089
Wembley Park, Greater London. The amusement park at the British Empire Exhibition, showing two women watching as elephants pass by

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Fort Dunlop EPW026942

Fort Dunlop EPW026942
FORT DUNLOP, Birmingham. May 1929. Aerial view. Headquarters of Dunlop Rubber, a famous tyre manufacturer, established in 1917. At one time this was the largest factory in the world

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Terraced houses EPW024326

Terraced houses EPW024326
Serried ranks of close-packed working class housing in Leeds, West Yorkshire, photographed in 1928. By the 1930s much of Leeds Victorian housing stock were regarded as slums

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412

Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412
The first ever boxing match at Wembley Stadium, London on 9th August 1924. This was a light heavyweight contest between " Basking" Jack Bloomfield and Tommy Gibbons

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Lands End House CC012271

Lands End House CC012271
Staircase at Lands End House, Beggars Hill Road, Charvil, Berkshire, 5 March 1935. Millar & Harris cellulose nitrate negative

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Crowsteps BL30421_004

Crowsteps BL30421_004
Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, West Berkshire. Crowsteps from the south. Photographed in 1929 by Henry Bedford Lemere. This very early Modern Movement house, dating from 1929

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EPW025830

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EPW025830
STAMFORD BRIDGE STADIUM, London. Aerial view. Home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. Photographed in 1929. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365

Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365
REVIEW OF THE FLEET, Spithead, Portsmouth. The Spithead Review in July 1924, at which George V presented colours to the Royal Navy

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752

Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752
King Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire. The foundrymen of James Hews the Ironmonger s, standing in the yard of their work premises with various iron pipes in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Maine Road, Manchester City EPW009271

Maine Road, Manchester City EPW009271
MAINE ROAD, Manchester. Aerial view of the home of Manchester City Football Club. Photographed in 1923 just after the club first moved to Maine Road. Aerofilms Collection

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215

Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Admiralty Arch 1923 BL26970_009

Admiralty Arch 1923 BL26970_009
ADMIRALTY ARCH, The Mall, Westminster, London, photographed from the roof of the Grand Hotel in February 1924. Containing offices and residential accommodation

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Goods shed, Preston CC76_00091

Goods shed, Preston CC76_00091
Goods Shed, West Lancashire Station, Fishergate Hill, Preston. Two vans parked outside the Cantrell and Cochrane depot. Photographed in 1927 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753

St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Aerial view of the town, abbey remains and St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The Cathedral was formerly the Church of St James within the abbey precinct

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Witley Court Sculpture Gallery c. 1920 BL25083

Witley Court Sculpture Gallery c. 1920 BL25083
WITLEY COURT, Worcestershire. Interior view c.1920. The Sculpture Gallery. Photographed by Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Goods shed, Preston CC80_00089

Goods shed, Preston CC80_00089
Goods Shed, West Lancashire Station, Fishergate Hill, Preston. The interior of the Cantrell and Cochrane depot with an employee moving a crate across the store

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186

Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London. The front of the Kingston-upon-Thames branch of F W Woolworth & Co Ltd (Woolworths) 3d and 6d stores

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Kings Cross Station BB72_01476

Kings Cross Station BB72_01476
Kings Cross Station, Euston Road, London. Steam trains departing the station. Photographed circa 1925

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: City Of London War Memorial BL25608_005

City Of London War Memorial BL25608_005
City Of London War Memorial, Cornhill, London. The City of London First World War memorial outside the portico of the Royal Exchange

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Fortnum and Mason BL29135

Fortnum and Mason BL29135
Fortnum And Mason, 181 Piccadilly, Greater London. The entrance at the corner of Jermyn Street and Duke Street, with scaffolding visible during rebuilding of the Piccadilly frontage of the department

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01 / 02 / 0074

Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01 / 02 / 0074
The unveiling ceremony of the Cenotaph on Whitehall, Westminster, Greater London. The Cenotaph was unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November, 1920 by King George V

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Bells of Ouseley INN01_01_033

Bells of Ouseley INN01_01_033
Bells Of Ouseley, Straight Road, Old Windsor, Windsor And Maidenhead, Berkshire. A group of figures gathered beside the River Thames in front of The Bells of Ouzeley

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Library CC46_00597

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

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Loftus Road Football Ground 1928 EPW022719

Loftus Road Football Ground 1928 EPW022719
Queens Park Rangers FC Football Ground at Loftus Road, Shepherds Bush, London. August 1928. QPR

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Company War Memorial BL29373

Company War Memorial BL29373
The First World War memorial in the office of Eagle Star & British Dominions Insurance Co Ltd, 1 Threadneedle Street, London. Photographed 1927-8 by Bedford Lemere and Company

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Hertford War Memorial BL26700_001

Hertford War Memorial BL26700_001
War Memorial, Parliament Square, Hertford. The war memorial in Hertford, Hertfordshire was designed by Sir Aston Webb, RA. It consists of a bronze stag set on a Portland stone plinth

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: War memorial plaque BL25049

War memorial plaque BL25049
Detail of the war memorial at 41 City Road, Islington, Greater London. The photograph was taken fors Mordan & Company Limited who occupied the premises

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Keswick War Memorial FAR01_01_127

Keswick War Memorial FAR01_01_127
The First World War memorial in Keswick, Cumbria, surrounded by floral wreaths. Photographed in the 1920s. Part of the G Farthing War Memorials Collection

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Bolton War Memorial FAR01_01_076

Bolton War Memorial FAR01_01_076
St Georges Church, St Georges Road, Bolton. The First World War memorial. Photographed in the 1920s. Part of The G Farthing War Memorials Collection

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Morpeth Station EPW019776

Morpeth Station EPW019776
The station, Morpeth, Northumberland. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1927

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Poster Print Collection: Stranded submarine JXC01_01_008

Stranded submarine JXC01_01_008
Near Falmouth, Cornwall. The wreck of the submarine UB 106 on the rocks. Five German U-boats were moored at Falmouth after being surrended to the Royal Navy in 1918



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