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1986 Collection

Background image1986 Collection: The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall

The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall
A colour illustration by Alfred Bestall showing a fantasy scene where a group of travellers are being spied on from woodland by a centaur and female imps

Background image1986 Collection: Miner at Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall

Miner at Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall
Miner at work with a drill underground (below the sea) in Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, which was just about to cease operation. Date: circa 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Freddie Mercury and Queen recording music video, London

Freddie Mercury and Queen recording music video, London
Freddie Mercury and Queen recording a video for Friends Will Be Friends, London Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Cat in hot street, Almaria, Spain

Cat in hot street, Almaria, Spain
In the heat of the midday sun, a cool cat sits in the shade on an alley corner in Almeria, Andalusia, Spain. Demonstration of the Rule of Thirds Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Miner and canary

Miner and canary
Staffordshire coal miner gently holds the last canary to work down a British coal mine. Canaries were used to detect poisonous and dangerous gas in mines Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Lucie Rie - potter

Lucie Rie - potter
Dame Lucie Rie, DBE (16 March 1902 1 April 1995), Austrian-born British studio potter. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1905-1980); BEAUVOIR, Simone de (1908-198

SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1905-1980); BEAUVOIR, Simone de (1908-1986). French existentialist philosopher and writer.; French novelist

Background image1986 Collection: Scotland / Loudon Hill

Scotland / Loudon Hill
Loudon Hill and the railway viaduct, which was built in 1905, but sadly deemed to be unsafe and demolished i 1986. The hill itself was a Roman camp, Ayreshire, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Background image1986 Collection: Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall

Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall
A scene beside a waterfall of four girls in their bathing costumes. The girls are watching the waterfall, prehaps resting after swimming

Background image1986 Collection: Markham / Percival Gull

Markham / Percival Gull
Beryl Markham, English pioneer aviator, and her Percival Gull: she was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic from London to North America

Background image1986 Collection: Tommy Farr using a punch ball, 1937

Tommy Farr using a punch ball, 1937
Photograph showing Tommy Farr (1914-1986), the Welsh heavyweight boxer also known as the Tonypandy Terror, training at a gym, 1937

Background image1986 Collection: Tommy Farr (1914-1986)

Tommy Farr (1914-1986)
Photographic portrait of Tommy Farr, the Welsh heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1936

Background image1986 Collection: Royal Wedding 1986 - the royal family

Royal Wedding 1986 - the royal family
Princess Anne, Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and the Queen Mother smile as they look down the aisle at the approach of the bride

Background image1986 Collection: Prince Charles caricature

Prince Charles caricature
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (born 1948) captured in caricature levitating, perhaps a reference to his occasionally eccentric nature. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Queen Elizabeth II caricature

Queen Elizabeth II caricature
Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926), pictured in caricature about to give her a speech over the radio. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Wallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson
A glamorous studio portrait of Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor (1896-1986), American socialite. Born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, she divorced her second husband

Background image1986 Collection: HYNEK, 1966

HYNEK, 1966
J ALLEN HYNEK American astronomer and UFO investigator, at a press conference regarding the 1966 Hillsdale sightings which he attributes to marsh gas

Background image1986 Collection: Tipton Slasher sculpture

Tipton Slasher sculpture
Welder and sculptor Jack Bouckley, of Wolverhampton, works on a metal sculpture of 19th Century Black Country heavyweight prize fighter William Perry, known as The Tipton Slasher

Background image1986 Collection: Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President?

Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President?
Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President of SLAET, 1986, RAeS President 1991-1992

Background image1986 Collection: Royal Wedding 1986 - just married

Royal Wedding 1986 - just married
Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife, Lady Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York wave to the crowds lining the streets of London as they travel back to Buckingham Palace following their marriage at

Background image1986 Collection: In Possession. By A. E. Bestall

In Possession. By A. E. Bestall
Three girls sat on a bank by a stream watching a crab under the water. Alfred Bestall (1892-1986) is best-known as the artist who drew Rupert Bear for thirty years

Background image1986 Collection: The Monument to the Conquerors of Space, Moscow

The Monument to the Conquerors of Space, Moscow
The Monument to the Conquerors of Space - erected in Moscow in 1964 to celebrate achievements of the Soviet people in space exploration. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Prince Andrew in Caricature

Prince Andrew in Caricature
Prince Andrew, Duke of York (b. 1960), caricatured by David Hughes wearing his naval uniform. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Douglas C-124C Globemaster II O-20994

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II O-20994 (msn 43903, 52-0994, N86599) Registered as N86599 with Detroit Institute of Aeronautics, after disposal by the United states Air Force

Background image1986 Collection: Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey

Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey
Artists impression of the interior of Westminster Abbey, preferred venue for weddings of British royalty. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Harold Macmillan addressing the Conservative Party Conferenc

Harold Macmillan addressing the Conservative Party Conferenc
Photograph showing (Maurice) Harold Macmillan (1894-1986) delivering his speech to the Conservative Party conference at Scarborough, Yorkshire, 15th October 1960

Background image1986 Collection: Jean Genet / Stanimirovitc

Jean Genet / Stanimirovitc
JEAN GENET French writer who defied bourgeois morality; he began writing in prison

Background image1986 Collection: Vyacheslav Molotov

Vyacheslav Molotov
VYACHESLAV MIKHAYLOVICH MOLOTOV, Russian statesman whose revolutionary career began in the 1905 rising, and played a leading part in 1917, followed by senior posts

Background image1986 Collection: British Aerospace BAe 146-100 G-XIAN

British Aerospace BAe 146-100 G-XIAN (msn E1019) Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: British Airways B757 - G-BIKU

British Airways B757 - G-BIKU
British Airways Boeing 757-236 - G-BIKU Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Entrance to the Moscow Metro

Entrance to the Moscow Metro, USSR. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Children on a sledge, Gorki Park, Moscow

Children on a sledge, Gorki Park, Moscow, USSR. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Prince Philip caricature

Prince Philip caricature
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (b. 1920) drawn in caricature, slipping on a banana skin - a comment perhaps on his tendency to say the wrong thing at the wrong time. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Princess Anne caricature

Princess Anne caricature
Princess Anne, the Princess Royal (born 1950), pictured in caricature in an evening dress and looking at her reflection in a mirror. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Champion goat at the Royal Cornwall Show

Champion goat at the Royal Cornwall Show
A championship goat and its keeper at the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Show, which takes place at the beginning of June each year, at Wadebridge in North Cornwall

Background image1986 Collection: Dingwall & Schrenck N

Dingwall & Schrenck N
Psychical researcher with Schrenck-Notzing at Munchen, circa 1923

Background image1986 Collection: Short 330-200 Sherpa G-BKMW

Short 330-200 Sherpa G-BKMW (msn SH3094), at the SBAC Farnborough Airshow in September 1986. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Short 360 G-BMXP & Short 330-200 Sherpa G-BKMW

Short 360 G-BMXP & Short 330-200 Sherpa G-BKMW
Short 360 G-BMXP (msn SH3700) & Short 330-200 Sherpa G-BKMW (msn SH3094), at the SBAC Farnborough Airshow in September 1986. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: NDN NDN-6 Fieldmaster G-NRDC

NDN NDN-6 Fieldmaster G-NRDC (msn 004), at the SBAC Farnborough Airshow in September 1986. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: NDN NDN-1T Turbo-Firecracker G-SFTR

NDN NDN-1T Turbo-Firecracker G-SFTR (msn 005) Date: circa 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Edgely EA.7 Optica G-BLYZ

Edgely EA.7 Optica G-BLYZ (msn 005), at the SBAC Farnborough Airshow in September 1986. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon ET-612

General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon ET-612
Flyvevabnet - General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon ET-612 (msn 6G-9), of 721 Esk, at the Mildenhall Air Fete on 24 May 1986. (Flyvevabnet - Royal Danish Air Force). Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Boeing-Vertol CH-47C Chinook MM80822 - E.I.800

Boeing-Vertol CH-47C Chinook MM80822 - E.I.800
Esercito Italiano - Boeing-Vertol CH-47C Chinook MM80822 / E.I.800 (msn B664), performing a task at Castle Ashby, for the World Helicopter Championship. (Esercito Italiano - Italian Army) Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk 153522

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk 153522
United States Navy - Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk 153522 (MSN 13588), of VT-4, the carrier qualification training squadron, which operated with USS Lexington. Date: circa 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Cessna S550 Citation S-II N586CC

Cessna S550 Citation S-II N586CC
Cessna S550 Citation S/II N586CC (msn S550-0086), at the SBAC Farnborough Air Show in September 1986. Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Cessna 650 Citation III N142AB

Cessna 650 Citation III N142AB (msn 650-0042) Date: 1986

Background image1986 Collection: Dassault Falcon 50 N863BD

Dassault Falcon 50 N863BD (msn 161), of Heleasco Twenty-Four Inc. Date: 1986



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