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1963 Collection

Background image1963 Collection: The Great Train Robbery: aftermath & reportage, 1963

The Great Train Robbery: aftermath & reportage, 1963
" The most daring and fruitful mail robbery in English History" : a page from The Illustrated London News, detailing the aftermath of the Great Train Robbery of 8th August 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Edith Piaf Photo

Edith Piaf Photo
(born Edith Giovanna Gassion) changed name to Piaf (= slang for sparrow): popular French singer

Background image1963 Collection: Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963

Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963
Advertisement for Sobranie Cocktail cigarettes, available in a variety of fancy rainbow colours with gold tips - like all the best parties well bred, well dressed and perfectly packed. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Caravans in Martello Camp, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Caravans in Martello Camp, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
The Martello Caravan Camp at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. This photograph was taken from the top of the Martello Tower, which gave the camp its name

Background image1963 Collection: Wolseley car advertisement

Wolseley car advertisement
Advertisment for Wolseley Motors Limited featuring an illustration of a woman driving a Wolseley Hornet Mk.II with 998 cc OHV engine and extra powerful brakes

Background image1963 Collection: Humber Sceptre

Humber Sceptre
The Humber Spectre is a popular model which will pass through a number of modifications : this is the original Mark One, elegantly posed outside a gracious home

Background image1963 Collection: Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich, Cheshire, England, which transfers the canal narrow boats from the River Weaver to the Trent and Mersey Canal and vice-versa. Date: June 1963

Background image1963 Collection: The Strongest '

The Strongest "
" The Strongest.". Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background image1963 Collection: Caravans in Martello Camp, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Caravans in Martello Camp, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
The Martello Caravan Camp at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. This photograph was taken from the top of the Martello Tower, which gave the camp its name

Background image1963 Collection: John Fitzgerald Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963)

Background image1963 Collection: The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey, 11th November 1920. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background image1963 Collection: Cambrian Coast Express

Cambrian Coast Express
The Cambrian Coast Express steam locomotive train, at Llanbadarn crossing, near Aberystwyth, Wales

Background image1963 Collection: The Beatles rehearsing for the Royal Variety Performance

The Beatles rehearsing for the Royal Variety Performance
Photo of The Beatles jumping during rehearsal for the Royal Variety Performance Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Wallsend-on-Tyne - Shipbuilding

Wallsend-on-Tyne - Shipbuilding and the BP Tanker British Hazel in dock. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background image1963 Collection: The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery, 8th August 1963. Wanted Poster for Ronald Buster Edwards. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: British Narrowboat

British Narrowboat
Narrow boats lashed together, on the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Northwich, Cheshire, England

Background image1963 Collection: English Electric Lightning T. 4 XM989 56 Squadron RAF

English Electric Lightning T. 4 XM989 56 Squadron RAF
English Electric Lightning T.4 XM989 of 56 Squadron RAF at Wattisham on 16 June 1963 with other Lightning F.1As Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Westland Wessex HAS1, XP116, of 845 Royal naval Air Squa?

Westland Wessex HAS1, XP116, of 845 Royal naval Air Squa?
Westland Wessex HAS1, XP116, of 845 Royal naval Air Squadron on the Batang Rajang, September 1963

Background image1963 Collection: VW Camper Van

VW Camper Van
A woman demonstrates how convenient it is to have ones breakfast in the Great Outdoors, with the marvellous VW Camper Caravan. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery, 8th August 1963. Wanted Poster for Bruce Reynolds. 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Douglas-Home / Alec

Douglas-Home / Alec
SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME British Prime Minister (Conservative) 1963-4

Background image1963 Collection: The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman
The last run of the famous and popular steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman here leaving Kings Cross railway station, London, England, on its way back to Scotland

Background image1963 Collection: Peter Pears and Emanuel Hurwitz Aldeburgh Festival 1963

Peter Pears and Emanuel Hurwitz Aldeburgh Festival 1963
Peter Pears talking with Emanuel Hurwitz, violinist in the English Chamber Orchestra and Melos Ensemble during rehearsals of St Nicholas at Orford Church 23 June 1963 Aldeburgh Festival. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing

Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing
Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten rehearsing violin and piano in the Jubilee Hall for the Piano Trios recital in Aldeburgh Parish Church on 24 June 1963. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Janet Baker, Bryan Drake and Peter Pears

Janet Baker, Bryan Drake and Peter Pears
Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake rehearsing Schumann in the Jubilee Hall, for the concert in Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall on 21 June 1963, entitled Pot Pourri

Background image1963 Collection: Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin

Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin
Rehearsal for Piano Trios Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1963. Benjamin Britten (piano)

Background image1963 Collection: Warner / Cricketer

Warner / Cricketer
Sir Pelham Francis Warner ( Plum ), English cricketer (1873-1963)

Background image1963 Collection: John Cowper Powys

John Cowper Powys
JOHN COWPER POWYS English Author of novels such as Owen Glendower (1940), poetry, philosophical and critical works

Background image1963 Collection: Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin

Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin
Rehearsal for Piano Trios Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1963. Benjamin Britten (piano)

Background image1963 Collection: Horstead Watermill

Horstead Watermill, on the River Bure, Norfolk, was one of the most beautiful weatherboarded wooden mills in England. Tragically destroyed by fire on 23 January 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Jack Hobbs / Cricketer

Jack Hobbs / Cricketer
Jack Hobbs (Sir John Berry Hobbs), English cricketer (1882-1963)

Background image1963 Collection: Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Louis Armstrong

Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Louis Armstrong
Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Words and music by Jerry Herman, recorded by Louis Armstrong. 1963

Background image1963 Collection: Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers

Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers
I won t - After a raid on the British lines in Northern France, a Gordon Highlander is being interrogated by German Officers.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background image1963 Collection: Hayley Mills in The Chalk Garden

Hayley Mills in The Chalk Garden
The young British actress Hayley Mills (b.1946) during the filming of The Chalk Garden, released in 1964. Date: 1963-1964

Background image1963 Collection: Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation

Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation
A very rare photograph of a modified Super Constellation 145925, fitted with highly sensistive magnetometers. The aircraft was part of the TOP SECRET Project Magnet - a UFO Investigation run by

Background image1963 Collection: The Farewell

The Farewell. Fortunino Matania, RI (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background image1963 Collection: LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard

LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard
Lambeth fire station appliances in the drill yard together with senior officer staff cars, and a lorry delivering stores

Background image1963 Collection: LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney

LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney
A major fire destroyed over 50% of the school roof and a quarter of the first floor classrooms at the Hackney Downs School in East London

Background image1963 Collection: Che Guevara / 1963

Che Guevara / 1963
ERNESTO GUEVARA Known as CHE GUEVARA Latin American guerrilla leader and revolutionary theorist. Holding a cigar. *UNAVAILABLE FOR USE IN ASIA AT PRESENT*

Background image1963 Collection: Deep snowdrifts near Crediton, Devon

Deep snowdrifts near Crediton, Devon
A deep snowdrift alongside a country lane where a woman attempts to take her dog for a walk. The snow has formed an interesting sculptural shape

Background image1963 Collection: Ufos / New Mexico / Villa

Ufos / New Mexico / Villa
UFO from Coma Berenices whose nine occupants spoke with Paul Villa for 90 minutes at Peralta, though what they talked about, no one knows 1 of 4

Background image1963 Collection: The Vickers VC 10 built for B. O. A. C. by British Aircraft Corporation

The Vickers VC 10 built for B. O. A. C. by British Aircraft Corporation
The Vickers VC 10 built for B.O.A.C. by British Aircraft Corporation and powered by Rolls-Royce Conway engines. Date: circa 1963

Background image1963 Collection: United States Coast Guard - Lockheed SC-130B Hercules 1342

United States Coast Guard - Lockheed SC-130B Hercules 1342
United States Coast Guard - Lockheed SC-130B-LM Hercules number: (USCG)1342 (msn 282-3548) at USCG station Barbers Point, Hawaii

Background image1963 Collection: United States Air Force - Martin NRB-57D Canberra 53-3973

United States Air Force - Martin NRB-57D Canberra 53-3973 31 May 1956 accepted by the 4080 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1959-61: AFSC. Converted to WB-57D

Background image1963 Collection: PINBALL MACHINE / 1963

PINBALL MACHINE / 1963
A pinball machine first manufactured by J.H. Keeney & Co. Inc. in April 1963. The game, Venus, is loosly based on bingo and there are six bingo cards on the back glass. Date: 1963

Background image1963 Collection: North American SNJ-2 Texan N66082

North American SNJ-2 Texan N66082 at La Guardia Airport NY. Constructed as a SNJ-2 (MSN 65-2026) with Bureau of Aeronautics No. 2037. Taken on Strength-Charge with the United States Navy 1946

Background image1963 Collection: Bell 204 HU-1A Iroquois Huey

Bell 204 HU-1A Iroquois Huey
US Army Bell 204 Yhu-1D Iroquois Huey First-Flight at Bell Fort Worth Facility Date: 1963



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