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26th Collection

Background image26th Collection: The Launch of R. M. S. Queen Mary, Clydebank, September 1934

The Launch of R. M. S. Queen Mary, Clydebank, September 1934
Photograph of the launch of the R.M.S. Queen Mary, viewed from the slipway she had just left, 26th September 1934. The Cunard White Star Liner then spent the next year-and-a-half in Clydebank

Background image26th Collection: The Sites of London, by William Heath Robinson

The Sites of London, by William Heath Robinson
Humorous designs for London fancy dress parties by William Heath Robinson. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background image26th Collection: The Coronation of the Shah of Iran

The Coronation of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980). On 26th October 1967, twenty-six years into his reign as Shah (" King" )

Background image26th Collection: President Roosevelt and his family

President Roosevelt and his family
President Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919) the 26th President of the United States of America - pictured with his family

Background image26th Collection: Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) French singer in her dressing room at Alexandra Palace before taking part in a BBC cabaret show called Cafe Continental

Background image26th Collection: Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929

Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929
Photograph showing the Mansfield Town goalkeeper jumping highest to punch clear the ball and deny an Arsenal attack during the F.A. Cup fourth round tie at Highbury, 26th January 1929

Background image26th Collection: Streamline Fuselage by David Wright

Streamline Fuselage by David Wright, showing a red-haired woman in pink and black polka dot lingerie, stockings and stilletos, stretching out her legs

Background image26th Collection: The Right Hon. Cecil J. Rhodes

The Right Hon. Cecil J. Rhodes
Rhodes was a diamond and gold mining entrepreneur and worked for the De Beers Mining Company. He was born on the 5th July 1853 and died March 26th 1902

Background image26th Collection: Oxford V Cambridge 1949

Oxford V Cambridge 1949
An official souvenir from the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race from Putney to Mortlake on 26th March which was won by Cambridge by quarter of a length

Background image26th Collection: About Turn ! by David Wright

About Turn ! by David Wright
About Turn! by David Wright, using a typical military-style double-entendre to entitle an image of a woman in lingerie looking over her shoulder at the artist

Background image26th Collection: The Launch of R. M. S. Queen Mary, Clydebank, September 1934

The Launch of R. M. S. Queen Mary, Clydebank, September 1934
Photograph of the launch of R.M.S. Queen Mary from John Browns shipyard, Clydebank, 26th September 1934. The ship is seen under the control of a number of tugs

Background image26th Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary under construction, Clydebank, September

R. M. S. Queen Mary under construction, Clydebank, September
Photograph of the Cunard White Star Liner, R.M.S. Queen Mary, under construction at the John Brown shipyard, Clydebank, September 1934

Background image26th Collection: WW1 - Western Front - Highlanders at Longueval, France, 1916

WW1 - Western Front - Highlanders at Longueval, France, 1916
WW1 - Western Front - Battle of Bazentin Ridge (14th-17th July 1916) - A piper of the 7th Seaforth Highlanders leading the troops of the 26th Brigade from the trenches to attack at Longueval on 14th

Background image26th Collection: King Edward VII opening University College School, Hampstead

King Edward VII opening University College School, Hampstead on July 26th, 1907 Date: 1907

Background image26th Collection: The Coronation of King Edward VII - Souvenir Postcard

The Coronation of King Edward VII - Souvenir Postcard bearing the original intended date of the ceremony (26 June 1902) which was postponed (put back until 9th August) due to the Kings illness

Background image26th Collection: Giza. Great Sphinx and. Great Pyramid of Giza

Giza. Great Sphinx and. Great Pyramid of Giza
The Giza Sphinx. 26th-25th c. BC. EGYPT. GIZA. Giza. Egyptian art. Old Kingdom. Sculpture

Background image26th Collection: Major A. T. Gardner with his new 1100-cc M. G. car

Major A. T. Gardner with his new 1100-cc M. G. car
Major A.T. Gardner ( Goldie Gardner) seen here wearing tie, moustache and pleats, next to his new M.G. 1100-cc. Gardner was very successful in breaking speed records in smaller cars

Background image26th Collection: Colour photolithograph recruiting poster after TEC, 1965

Colour photolithograph recruiting poster after TEC, 1965
ROYAL TOURNAMENT/ EARLS COURT/ JULY 9TH - 26TH/ 2. 30 AND 7. 30 DAILY Colour photolithograph recruiting poster after TEC, 1965 (c). Published by Her Majesty?s Stationery Office, 1965 (c)

Background image26th Collection: The first authentic stage Tess

The first authentic stage Tess
Photographs of the first production of Thomas Hardys own dramatic version of his novel Tess of the d Urbervilles on 26th November 1924 by the Hardy Players at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester

Background image26th Collection: The launch of the Cunard White Star Liner - Queen Mary

The launch of the Cunard White Star Liner - Queen Mary by HM The Queen at Clydebank, Septmeber 26th, 1934. Now permanently located at Long Beach, California, United States. Date: 1934

Background image26th Collection: Hall type-writer

Hall type-writer
Advertisement for the Hall type-writer, the only portable writing machine of the time. Available from Witherby and Co. High Holborn, London

Background image26th Collection: Medical School at Guys Hospital

Medical School at Guys Hospital
The new medical school buildings were opened by the Prince of Wales, on the 26th May 1897

Background image26th Collection: Rome Centenary

Rome Centenary
Patriotic Romans celebrate the 26th centenary of the founding of their city by Romulus and Remus

Background image26th Collection: T Roosevelt / Prout 1901

T Roosevelt / Prout 1901
THEODORE ROOSEVELT 26th American President during the American-Spanish War in 1901, when he became popular as a commander of roughriders

Background image26th Collection: T Roosevelt / Living Ruler

T Roosevelt / Living Ruler
THEODORE ROOSEVELT 26th American President in 1902

Background image26th Collection: Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran - Shahs Coronation

Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran - Shahs Coronation
Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran (1960-) at the Coronation of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980). On 26th October 1967, twenty-six years into his reign as Shah (" King" )

Background image26th Collection: The Coronation of the Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

The Coronation of the Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
The Coronation of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980). On 26th October 1967, twenty-six years into his reign as Shah (" King" )

Background image26th Collection: Queen Farah Dibah of Iran - Shahs Coronation

Queen Farah Dibah of Iran - Shahs Coronation
Queen Farah Dibah of Iran (1938-) at the Coronation of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980). On 26th October 1967, twenty-six years into his reign as Shah (" King" )

Background image26th Collection: The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North

The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North
Illustration showing the German Battlecruiser Scharnhorst listing to starboard as she sank at the end of the Battle of North Cape, approximately 7.30pm on 26th December 1943

Background image26th Collection: WW1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Patriotic message

WW1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Patriotic message
An inset portrait accompanies a message to the German people from Kaiser Wilhelm II a month after the start of the First World War - 26th August 1914 (the war began on 28th July 1914). Date: 1914

Background image26th Collection: Turkish soldiers at Tell El-Ful 26th December 1917

Turkish soldiers at Tell El-Ful 26th December 1917

Background image26th Collection: American warships off Jamestown on the opening

American warships off Jamestown on the opening day of the Jamestown Exposition - April 26th 1907

Background image26th Collection: Field Battery, 26th May 1917

Field Battery, 26th May 1917

Background image26th Collection: WW1 - Field battery under camouflage screen - 26th May 1917

WW1 - Field battery under camouflage screen - 26th May 1917

Background image26th Collection: Dead Turkish soldier, Tell El-Ful, 26th Dec 1917

Dead Turkish soldier, Tell El-Ful, 26th Dec 1917

Background image26th Collection: Turkish soldier at Tell El-Ful 26th December 1917

Turkish soldier at Tell El-Ful 26th December 1917

Background image26th Collection: McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom 69-0367

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom 69-0367
United States Air Force (USAF) - McDonnell Douglas RF-4C-43-MC Phantom 69-0367 (MSN 3853, base code ZR'), of the 38th TRS / 26th TRW based at Zweibrucken Air Base

Background image26th Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-4E-42-MC Phantom 69-0266

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-42-MC Phantom 69-0266
United States Air Force - McDonnell Douglas F-4E-42-MC Phantom 69-0266 (msn 3798, base code RS'), of the 526th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing

Background image26th Collection: McDonnell Douglas RF-4C-37-MC Phantom 68-0558

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C-37-MC Phantom 68-0558
United States Air Force - McDonnell Douglas RF-4C-37-MC Phantom 68-0558 (msn 3405), of the 17th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, at Florennes Air Base

Background image26th Collection: McDonnell RF-4C Phantom II 65-0891

McDonnell RF-4C Phantom II 65-0891
United States Air Force - McDonnell RF-4C-26-MC Phantom 65-0891 (msn 1508, base code RR), of the 38th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, at RAF Leuchars. Date: 1971

Background image26th Collection: Funerary stele of Hefrer. Egypt

Funerary stele of Hefrer. Egypt
Funerary stele of Hefrer. Painted limestone. 26th-early 27th dynasties. Late Period. C. 600-500 BC. Probably from Abydos, Egypt. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background image26th Collection: Egyptian skulls

Egyptian skulls
Egypt. Skulls. Initial Late Period. One of them is dated after 664 BC. 26th dynasty or Saite Period (672-525 BC). From cemetery near Tura. The other has uncertain date and unknown origin

Background image26th Collection: Lebanese wooden coffin, belonging to a priest

Lebanese wooden coffin, belonging to a priest
Egyptian Art. Lebanese wooden coffin, belonging to a priest. Dated around 25th and 26th Dynasties. Luxor Museum. Egypt

Background image26th Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El Frente (The)

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El Frente (The)
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El Frente (The Front), voice of the 26th Durruti Division. Cover of different numbers of 1938. SPAIN. Monistrol de Montserrat. Library of Montserrat Abbey

Background image26th Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El dia 26 de

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). El dia 26 de gener comenca la batalla de l'ou (On 26th January begins the battle of the egg). Poster of the Generalitat of Catalonia

Background image26th Collection: The Death of the Venerable Bede

The Death of the Venerable Bede
In 733, Bede travelled to York, to visit Ecgbert, who was then bishop of York. The see of York was elevated to an archbishopric in 735

Background image26th Collection: A photograph of the Prince of Wales at Honolulu, Hawaii, on his second tour of the empire

A photograph of the Prince of Wales at Honolulu, Hawaii, on his second tour of the empire. The Prince is sat in a Hawaiian canoe whilst being taught surf-riding by Duke Kahanamoku. Date: 26th May 1920

Background image26th Collection: T ROOSEVELT/BUFFALO 1910

T ROOSEVELT/BUFFALO 1910
THEODORE ROOSEVELT 26th American President with a dead buffalo Date: 1858 - 1919



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