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22nd Collection

Background image22nd Collection: A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson

A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson
The trials of spring-cleaning as endured on the ark. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background image22nd Collection: Dramatic Rail Accident at Gare Montparnasse, France

Dramatic Rail Accident at Gare Montparnasse, France
At the Montparnasse terminus of the Chemin de Fer de l Ouest, the Granville train crashes through the buffers and into the street (Rue de Rennes)

Background image22nd Collection: Utility Suit by David Wright

Utility Suit by David Wright, showing a naked woman holding up a negligee. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image22nd Collection: Charge of the Light Dragoons at the Battle of Ramnuggur

Charge of the Light Dragoons at the Battle of Ramnuggur
CHARGE OF H. M. 14TH LIGHT DRAGOONS AT THE BATTLE OF RAMNUGGUR, Novr. 22nd. 1848. Colour photolithograph by J Harris after Henry Martens, 1851 (c). Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 26 Jan 1851

Background image22nd Collection: Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory

Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory
This diagram drawn by W. B. Robinson illustrates Professor Einsteins Theory that light is subject to gravitation. The drawing was based on British observers photographs at the eclipse of the sun

Background image22nd Collection: The 24 hour Bicycle Race at Herne Hill, 1892

The 24 hour Bicycle Race at Herne Hill, 1892
Photograph showing the Cyclists participating in the 24 hour Bicycle race at Herne Hill velodrome, on the 22nd July 1892, shortly before the start. The race was won by F.W

Background image22nd Collection: The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)

The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)
After the Battle of Isadhlwana. A description by Lieutenant Crealock reads, Day waned and the night hung over the hill, when we reached the last ridge, beyond which lay what had been our camp

Background image22nd Collection: Coronation Souvenir Postcard - King George V and Queen Mary

Coronation Souvenir Postcard - King George V and Queen Mary
Coronation Souvenir Postcard - King George V (1865-1936) and Queen Mary (1867-1953) - June 22nd, 1911. Date: 1911

Background image22nd Collection: Volcanic eruption of Lassen Peak, California

Volcanic eruption of Lassen Peak, California
On 22nd May 1915, Lassen Peak in California, the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade Range, erupted explosively - dramatically depicted in this postcard, taken from the town of Red Bluff

Background image22nd Collection: The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at

The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at
A view of the platform at Highgate during the running of experimental trains. The new tube railway from Charing Cross to Hampstead

Background image22nd Collection: 1903-Trouble; 1930-Reliability: The Motor cars wonderful ad

1903-Trouble; 1930-Reliability: The Motor cars wonderful ad
Six photographs illustrating the development of the motor car over a period of 27 years starting with the old Siddeley of 1903 next to its latest descendant of the time

Background image22nd Collection: Winston Churchill and his daughter unite for the war effort

Winston Churchill and his daughter unite for the war effort
Mr. Churchill at a London gun site during a raid:drawing made on the spot. The premier watches his daughter, subaltern Mary Churchill, in the control room

Background image22nd Collection: London Highfield v. Australia rugby advertisement

London Highfield v. Australia rugby advertisement
Advert for a rugby match between London Highfield and Australia, ( the Australians first match in London - under floodlight! ) held at White City Stadium on 22nd November 1933

Background image22nd Collection: Miniature silhouette - Captain Alfred Arnold Ernest Gyde

Miniature silhouette - Captain Alfred Arnold Ernest Gyde
Miniature bust-length silhouette in ebonised frame of Captain Alfred Arnold Ernest Gyde, 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. He is in Mess Dress uniform

Background image22nd Collection: Piltdown Man memorial, 1938

Piltdown Man memorial, 1938
The site of the discovery of the Piltdown skull: the monolith memorial unveiled by Sir Keith Arthur on 22nd July 1938. The memorial was placed in the grounds of Barkham Manor at Piltdown

Background image22nd Collection: Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II

Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II
H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth dancing with Lord Rupert Nevill, younger son of the Marquess of Abergavenny, at the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy Ball. This was the first public ball she attended

Background image22nd Collection: Grand Leader Co Department Store, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Grand Leader Co Department Store, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Grand Leader Co Department Store, West 22nd Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Date: circa 1910

Background image22nd Collection: SPADs XIII of US 22nd Aero Squadron

SPADs XIII of US 22nd Aero Squadron, operational from August 1918. The machines were shipped back to the USA after the war and used as fighter trainers. Seen here in a snow-covered field

Background image22nd Collection: Ginger for Pluck by Cecil Aldin

Ginger for Pluck by Cecil Aldin
A drawing of a small dog who is attempting to share the comfy chair with the large alsation. Date: 22nd January 1938

Background image22nd Collection: Frys Chocolates

Frys Chocolates
Advertisement for Frys Chocolate and Cocoa Manufactory in Bristol showing illustrations of the roasting room, boiling sugar, grinding chocolate, the pan room

Background image22nd Collection: Actions of the Somme Crossings 1918

Actions of the Somme Crossings 1918
Actions of the Somme Crossings, Nesle Sector. Men of the 20th British Division and of the 22nd French Division in hastily dug rifle pits covering a road at the Battle of the Somme on the Western

Background image22nd Collection: Apollo 7 Prime Crew

Apollo 7 Prime Crew
The prime crew of the first manned Apollo space mission (from l to r) Module Pilot Don F Eisele, Commander Walter M Schirra Jr. and Lunar Module pilot Walter Cunningham

Background image22nd Collection: The Red Herring by David Wright

The Red Herring by David Wright showing a red-haired woman in a red blouse. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image22nd Collection: Spitfire by David Wright

Spitfire by David Wright showing a semi-naked woman, half-dressed in an elaborate evening gown and carrying a feather fan

Background image22nd Collection: Players cigarette advert

Players cigarette advert
Child with toys offering a handful of cigarettes

Background image22nd Collection: HMS Eurydice, Portsmouth Harbour, 1878

HMS Eurydice, Portsmouth Harbour, 1878
Engraving showing HMS Eurydice in Portsmouth Harbour, shortly before her last voyage, 1878. Launched in 1843 as a 21-gun frigate, by 1878 Eurydice was being used as a training ship

Background image22nd Collection: Oval portrait of Lieutenant Colonel C V Bulstrode

Oval portrait of Lieutenant Colonel C V Bulstrode
" Oval portrait of Lieutenant Colonel C. V. Bulstrode, DSO, RAMC. in a pewter frame with RAMC badge. Dated June 1918, Athens

Background image22nd Collection: The Prince of Wales in colour

The Prince of Wales in colour
Edward, Prince of Wales (1894-1972), later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor, photographed in colour (Finlay process) in 1930

Background image22nd Collection: Royal Playthings

Royal Playthings
An advertisement by F.Ad. Richter of Fenchurch Street, London for real stone building blocks, as played with by the Royal children

Background image22nd Collection: San Fansisco - Oakland Bay Bridge

San Fansisco - Oakland Bay Bridge
Illustration of San Francisco - Oakland Bay bridge, at the time the largest bridge system in the world at 8.25 miles long

Background image22nd Collection: Berlin Motor Race Poster

Berlin Motor Race Poster
A poster for a motor racing meeting on 12th and 22nd October at Berlin, Germany

Background image22nd Collection: An intermission between sessions at the 22nd Congress o?

An intermission between sessions at the 22nd Congress o?
An intermission between sessions at the 22nd Congress of the Soviet Communist Party in the Kremlin Congress palace. From left: Major Herman Titov, V. Gaganova, N. Mamai, Major Yuri Gagarin and E

Background image22nd Collection: King George V in his Coronation Robes

King George V in his Coronation Robes
King George V (1865-1936) in his Coronation Robes - 22nd June 1911. Date: 1911

Background image22nd Collection: Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee, London, 22nd June 1897

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee, London, 22nd June 1897 Date: 1897

Background image22nd Collection: Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 22nd June 1897

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 22nd June 1897 Date: 1897

Background image22nd Collection: Crook Coronation Bonfire 22nd June 1911

Crook Coronation Bonfire 22nd June 1911

Background image22nd Collection: Doncaster Coronation Celebration 22nd June 1911

Doncaster Coronation Celebration 22nd June 1911

Background image22nd Collection: Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery

Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Handwritten letter signed S. F. Cody dated May 22nd 1901 on Klondyke Nugget stationery relating to his Wild West show. Date: 1901

Background image22nd Collection: Queen Victoria, Diamond Jubilee admission ticket

Queen Victoria, Diamond Jubilee admission ticket
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, London, 22 June 1897 - Admission Ticket for Parliament Square Gardens Stand Date: 1897

Background image22nd Collection: Queen Victoria, Diamond Jubilee programme

Queen Victoria, Diamond Jubilee programme
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession and Service at St Paul's Cathedral, London, 22 June 1897 - official programme cover Date: 1897

Background image22nd Collection: Dragoman Pass re-captured, Serbo-Bulgarian War

Dragoman Pass re-captured, Serbo-Bulgarian War
The Dragoman Pass, recaptured by the Bulgarians from the Serbians, November 22nd 1885. we see bodies lying partially covered, and a horse bolting

Background image22nd Collection: Roy Rogers, American actor and singer

Roy Rogers, American actor and singer Date: 1950

Background image22nd Collection: Coffin of Khonsu-hotep. Painted wood. 21st-22nd Dynasty. Egy

Coffin of Khonsu-hotep. Painted wood. 21st-22nd Dynasty. Egy
Coffin of Khonsu-hotep. Painted wood. 21st-22nd Dynasty. C. 950-900 B.C. Third Intermediate Period. Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background image22nd Collection: 10th Century BC 22nd Dynasty 900 900BC Ancient

10th Century BC 22nd Dynasty 900 900BC Ancient
10th, Century, BC, 22nd, Dynasty, 900, 900BC, ancient, age, Ancient, Egypt, Art, British, Museum, Cartonnage, case, colour, coloured, death, Detail, egyptian, England, funerary, god, Great, Britain

Background image22nd Collection: The Defenders of Rorke's Drift at daybreak, 23rd January 187

The Defenders of Rorke's Drift at daybreak, 23rd January 187
Dead Zulus piled up against sandbanks and fortifications, British officers with rifles and bayonets standing above them, perpetrating the myth that Rorke's Drift was an important victory

Background image22nd Collection: THE BLACKWALL TUNNEL. The opening ceremony, showing the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales

THE BLACKWALL TUNNEL. The opening ceremony, showing the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Date: 22nd May 1897

Background image22nd Collection: Kuwait: the single oilfield whose yield now exceeds Persias highest production

Kuwait: the single oilfield whose yield now exceeds Persias highest production. Page from the Illustrated London News, 22nd December 1951. Date: 1951

Background image22nd Collection: The Fabulously Rich Oilfield of Kuwait: aspects new and old of the tiny state

The Fabulously Rich Oilfield of Kuwait: aspects new and old of the tiny state. Page from the Illustrated London News, 22nd December 1951. Date: 1951



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