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Childhood Collection (#2)

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Background imageChildhood Collection: Anglo-Saxon girl N090542

Anglo-Saxon girl N090542
Mucking, Essex. Reconstruction drawing by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing a childs tunic costume fastened by two brooches at the neck. Grave 936. Anglo Saxon

Background imageChildhood Collection: Beating the Bounds CC72_02365

Beating the Bounds CC72_02365
Beating the Bounds, Longwall Street, Oxford. Boys scramble for coins at Longwall during the annual ceremony of beating the bounds, which reinforces knowledge of the parish boundary

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076

Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076
BARRACKS LANE, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Children playing in the sheep-washing pool on a hot summers day. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1914

Background imageChildhood Collection: Watching cricket a064195

Watching cricket a064195
KEW GREEN, London. View of two standing boys and a seated man watching a game of cricket on Kew Green. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964

Background imageChildhood Collection: Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532

Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Brummell Children " 1781-82 by REYNOLDS Sir Joshua (1723-92)

Background imageChildhood Collection: Boys sitting on gate a97_05319

Boys sitting on gate a97_05319
Boys sitting on kissing gate, Preston Bissett, Buckinghamshire. 1904

Background imageChildhood Collection: Girl, car and swans EGP_22663_009

Girl, car and swans EGP_22663_009
A young girl next to a motor car, probably an Austin 7, with two swans. Early Glass Plate Negative Collection. Probably 1930s

Background imageChildhood 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 imageChildhood Collection: Strawberry Fair TS00005

Strawberry Fair TS00005
Iffley, Oxford, Oxfordshire. A group of local children dressed in May Day costumes, posing for the camera before they start country dancing at the Strawberry Fair

Background imageChildhood Collection: Geoffrey Chaucer School DP138016

Geoffrey Chaucer School DP138016
Geoffrey Chaucer School, Theobald Street, London. General view of exterior. Listed Grade II (NHLE 1385594). Built 1959-60. By Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

Background imageChildhood Collection: Levelling Stone, Coventry a98_06069

Levelling Stone, Coventry a98_06069
LEVELLING STONE, Coventry, West Midlands. A small boy looking at the phoenix motif on the Levelling Stone which was unveiled on 8th June 1946 marking the start of rebuilding the centre of

Background imageChildhood Collection: Child in hospital BL12178_001

Child in hospital BL12178_001
THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN, Great Ormond Street, London. Interior view. A young patient in bed on the Clarence Ward. The Hospital for Sick Children later became known as Great Ormond Street

Background imageChildhood Collection: Childrens ward BL12177

Childrens ward BL12177
THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN, Great Ormond Street, London. Interior of the Clarence Ward showing nurses and children. The Hospital for Sick Children later became known as Great Ormond Street

Background imageChildhood 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 imageChildhood 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 imageChildhood Collection: Decorative glass, Great Yarmouth Row Houses N090576

Decorative glass, Great Yarmouth Row Houses N090576
GREAT YARMOUTH ROW HOUSES, Norfolk. Row 111. Decorative glass in door showing children at play

Background imageChildhood Collection: Battenberg princes at Osborne House D880027a

Battenberg princes at Osborne House D880027a
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Princes Alexander (1886-1960) and Prince Maurice (1891-1914) of Battenberg, grandchildren of Queen Victoria and sons of Prince Henry

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children pose for the camera a97_05492

Children pose for the camera a97_05492
A thatched cottage, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire. A group of people pose for the camera in front of thatched cottages. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son 1904

Background imageChildhood Collection: Go-karting a97_05215

Go-karting a97_05215
A group of children playing on home made Go-Karts at Greatworth, Northamptonshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son in October 1901

Background imageChildhood Collection: Child and dog a075816

Child and dog a075816
An informal portrait of a child and dog in Great Munden, Hertfordshire, showing the child standing on a three legged stool looking over a stable door. Photographed by John Gay in 1963

Background imageChildhood Collection: St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154

St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154
ST ANNEs CHURCH, Kew Green, London. A small girl running along the path to the entrance to St Annes Church. Photographed by John Gay sometime between January 1962 and May 1964

Background imageChildhood Collection: Nativity scene a99_02431

Nativity scene a99_02431
A boy admiring the Nativity or Christmas crib inside St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, Norfolk. Photographed in 1952 by Hallam Ashley

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bolsover Castle N060533

Bolsover Castle N060533
BOLSOVER CASTLE, Derbyshire. Little girl climbing the steps to the Little Castle

Background imageChildhood Collection: Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762

Comptometer Room, Stratford Cooperative Society 1914 BL22762
STRATFORD CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, Maryland Street, Stratford, Greater London. Interior view of the Comptometer Room at Stratford Co-operative Society

Background imageChildhood Collection: Alderwasley Hall EAR015192

Alderwasley Hall EAR015192
Alderwasley Hall, Derbyshire. The late 18th century main house forms the centrepiece of an independent school founded in 1930. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. July 1951

Background imageChildhood Collection: Classroom DP217275

Classroom DP217275
Hopton Church of England Primary School, Thelnetham Road, Hopton, Suffolk. East classroom view from north west

Background imageChildhood Collection: Milton Abbey 29670_032

Milton Abbey 29670_032
Milton Abbey, Dorset. A georgian country house and the remains of the adjoining monastic church. The house is early Gothic Revival style, 1771-76 by Sir W Chambers and J Wyatt

Background imageChildhood 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 imageChildhood Collection: Hook a duck JLP01_11_54042_06

Hook a duck JLP01_11_54042_06
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Two young children playing a hook a duck game at the Kids Count family fun day at the Laing Sports Club

Background imageChildhood Collection: Primary School JLP01_08_07726

Primary School JLP01_08_07726
VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL, WHINLATTER ROAD, COPELAND, CUMBRIA. Schoolchildren engaged in various activities in a classroom at Valley Primary School

Background imageChildhood Collection: Party food JLP01_08_020216

Party food JLP01_08_020216
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. Children wearing party hats and having tea at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Party hats JLP01_08_020211

Party hats JLP01_08_020211
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. A group of girls adjusting their party hats at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Musical chairs JLP01_08_020208

Musical chairs JLP01_08_020208
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. A game of musical chairs being played at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Audience JLP01_08_020205

Audience JLP01_08_020205
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. Parents with their children watching the entertainment at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Balloons JLP01_08_202223

Balloons JLP01_08_202223
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. Parents and children playing with balloons at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Mothers and toddlers JLP01_08_020204

Mothers and toddlers JLP01_08_020204
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. Parents with their children watching the entertainment at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playtime JLP01_08_007740

Playtime JLP01_08_007740
Maryport Primary School, Maryport, Allerdale, Cumbria. Schoolchildren playing during breaktime at Maryport Primary School, September 1952

Background imageChildhood Collection: Punch and Judy JLP01_08_071222

Punch and Judy JLP01_08_071222
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Children watching a Punch and Judy show at the annual Laing sports day held at the Laing Sports Ground at Elstree

Background imageChildhood Collection: Entertainer JLP01_09_860855

Entertainer JLP01_09_860855
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A man in a striped jacket, possibly Poz the Magician, entertaining a crowd of children at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports

Background imageChildhood Collection: Parachute game JLP01_11_54034_09

Parachute game JLP01_11_54034_09
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A group of children playing under a rainbow play parachute during the Kids Count family fun day at the Laing Sports Club

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bouncy castle JLP01_09_880408

Bouncy castle JLP01_09_880408
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Children playing on the bouncy castle at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bouncy castle JLP01_09_880407

Bouncy castle JLP01_09_880407
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Children playing on the bouncy castle at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Punch and Judy showman JLP01_09_880388

Punch and Judy showman JLP01_09_880388
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Professor Alexander the Punch & Judy man gathering an audience for his next show at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Audience JLP01_09_880386

Audience JLP01_09_880386
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. The audience of children and their parents for the Punch & Judy show at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Look JLP01_09_880387

Look JLP01_09_880387
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A little girl pointing from the audience of children and their parents for the Punch & Judy show at the 1988 Family Day at Laings

Background imageChildhood Collection: Clowns JLP01_08_053676

Clowns JLP01_08_053676
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Two men, dressed as clowns, entertaining children at a childrens Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageChildhood Collection: Clown JLP01_08_050764

Clown JLP01_08_050764
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A clown entertaining children at the Kids Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageChildhood Collection: Ventriloquist JLP01_08_045158

Ventriloquist JLP01_08_045158
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A ventriloquist entertaining children at a Christmas party



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