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27th Collection

Background image27th Collection: New Forth Road Bridge - just before opening - October, 1936

New Forth Road Bridge - just before opening - October, 1936
The New Forth Bridge (the Kincardine Road Bridge), Scotland - just before opening - 27th October, 1936. At the time, the centre swing span was the longest in Europe

Background image27th Collection: The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen

The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen
The Canadians at Ypres 1915 - This depicts the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background image27th Collection: Edmund Hillary & Tensing

Edmund Hillary & Tensing
Sir Edmund Hillary with Tenzing Norgay after their successful attempt to scale Mount Everest in Nepal on 29th May 1953. The legendary mountaineer died in January 2008

Background image27th Collection: Just Dandy by David Wright

Just Dandy by David Wright, showing a woman about to remove her top. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image27th Collection: Savoy Hotel, London

Savoy Hotel, London
An impression by W. Walcot of the Savoy Hotel, Strand, London in 1927

Background image27th Collection: Tatler front cover: Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth

Tatler front cover: Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth
The Tatler front cover featuring a photograph of the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother) with Princess Elizabeth of York (later Queen Elizabeth II) taken in July 1927

Background image27th Collection: View of the luxurious reading room onboard the Titanic

View of the luxurious reading room onboard the Titanic
A view of one of the many luxurious interior features of the Titanic; the reading and writing room. First class passengers travelled in style onboard the Titanic, having free use of the gym

Background image27th Collection: The great international university boat race On the river Th

The great international university boat race On the river Thames (England) from Putney to Mortlake 4 miles 2 furlongs August 27th 1869

Background image27th Collection: Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller
Second Officer of the Titanic, who miraculous survived and gave evidence to the Sentorial Committee in New York

Background image27th Collection: Italian Alpini climbing Monte Adamello

Italian Alpini climbing Monte Adamello
Italian Alpini troops forming a zig-zag line as they ascend Monte Adamello during their Alpine struggle against the Austrians in World War I

Background image27th Collection: Statue of Djoser. Egyptian art

Statue of Djoser. Egyptian art
Seated statue of King Djoser. 2611 BC. Detail. Egyptian art. Old Kingdom. Sculpture on rock. EGYPT. CAIRO. Cairo. Egyptian Museum. Proc: EGYPT. CAIRO. Saqqara

Background image27th Collection: The Canadians at Ypres, 1915

The Canadians at Ypres, 1915, depicting the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background image27th Collection: Neanderthal Man

Neanderthal Man
An illustration of Neanderthal man 500, 000 years ago based on a skeleton found at La Chapelle-aux-Saints in 1908. It had been proven since then that man was by no means in the gorilla stage

Background image27th Collection: The Battle of Majuba Hill

The Battle of Majuba Hill
The Transvaal War: the Battle of Majuba Hill. Majuba Hill was the main battle of the First Boer War, and one which the British resoundingly lost

Background image27th Collection: Bryan Guinness with his wife Diana

Bryan Guinness with his wife Diana
A photograph of Bryan Guinness and his new wife Diana on their honeymoon at Taormina

Background image27th Collection: German bomb damage in Colchester

German bomb damage in Colchester
A photograph of Quartermaster-Sergeant Radjohn and his wife and baby son among the wreckage in their back-yard caused by a German bomb in February 1915

Background image27th Collection: US Election Campaign1908

US Election Campaign1908
Fierce campaigning by the two presidential nominees of 1908, William J Bryan and William Taft; Taft became the 27th president

Background image27th Collection: Lord Balcarres MP, Vanity Fair, Spy

Lord Balcarres MP, Vanity Fair, Spy
DAVID ALEXANDER EDWARD LINDSAY, 27th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of BALCARRES (1871-1940), styled Lord Balniel between 1880 and 1913. British Conservative politician and art connoisseur

Background image27th Collection: Tupiza, Bolivia - The 27th October 1810 Society

Tupiza, Bolivia - The 27th October 1810 Society, pictured in 1897. The Society commemorated the Battle of Cotagaita, fought during the Bolivan War of Independence

Background image27th Collection: Sunbeam motor car advertisement

Sunbeam motor car advertisement
A colour advertisement for Sunbeam car and aircraft engines. A sunbeam car can be seen in the foreground with an aeroplane flying overhead

Background image27th Collection: Pianola

Pianola
Advertisement for the Pianola, the automatic piano-player from the Orchestrelle Company of Regent Street

Background image27th Collection: Two Shades of Pink by David Wright

Two Shades of Pink by David Wright, showing a model hold up an evening gown. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics F-16D Fighting Falcon 91-0465

General Dynamics F-16D Fighting Falcon 91-0465
United States Air Force - General Dynamics F-16D Fighting Falcon 91-0465, of the 27th FW, at Shaw AFB Date: 2002

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics F-111F 71-0894

General Dynamics F-111F 71-0894
United States Air Force - General Dynamics F-111F 71-0894 (MSN E2-70), of the 522nd FS, 27th FW, Cannon AFB. Date: circa 1990

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics F-111D 68-0168

General Dynamics F-111D 68-0168
United States Air Force - General Dynamics F-111D 68-0168 (MSN A6-84), of the 524th TFS, 27th FW, based at Cannon AFB, New Mexico

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics F-111D 68-0127 'City of Clovis'

General Dynamics F-111D 68-0127 'City of Clovis'
United States Air Force - General Dynamics F-111D 68-0127 'City of Clovis' (MSN A6-43), of the 27th Tactical Fighter Wing, at Cannon AFB NM. Date: circa 1985

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0052

General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0052
United States Air Force - General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0052 (MSN EF-32 / A1-97), of 429th Electronic Combat Squadron / 27th Fighter Wing, Cannon AFB, NM. Date: circa 1995

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics F-111D 68-0180

General Dynamics F-111D 68-0180
United States Air Force - General Dynamics F-111D 68-0180 (MSN A6-96), of the 523rd FS / 27th TFW, Cannon AFB. Date: circa 1990

Background image27th Collection: General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0032

General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0032
United States Air Force - General Dynamics-Grumman EF-111A Raven 67-0032 (MSN EF-40 / A1-77), of the 430th Electronic Combat Squadron, 27th Fighter Wing, at Cannon AFB, New Mexico Date: 1987

Background image27th Collection: The Atlantis Hotel - Pool - Cabana Club, Miami Beach, USA

The Atlantis Hotel - Pool - Cabana Club, Miami Beach, USA
The Atlantis Hotel - Pool - Cabana Club, 27th Street, Miami Beach, Florida, USA Date: 1955

Background image27th Collection: Regimental Sports - 27th Inniskillings, Tianjin, China

Regimental Sports - 27th Inniskillings, Tianjin, China
Regimental Sports - 27th Inniskillings, Tianjin, Northern China - 13th May 1911. Western nations were permitted to garrison the area to ensure open access to Beijing

Background image27th Collection: Battle of Canal du Nord, Tanks of A Company 7th

Battle of Canal du Nord, Tanks of A Company 7th Battalion parked after capturing Bourlon Village, 27th September

Background image27th Collection: Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary, engineers log

Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary, engineers log
Cunard White Star, RMS Queen Mary engineers log, detailing voyage no.1 (27 May 1936, Captain Sir Edgar Britten RD RNR) to no.87 (12 July 1942, Captain J G Bisset)

Background image27th Collection: Captain John Treasure Jones Archive - two awards

Captain John Treasure Jones Archive - two awards
Captain Treasure Jones Archive - Queen Mary 50th Anniversary presentation with personalised plaque to celebrate Captain Treasure Jones Unforgettable voyage aboard the majestic Queen Mary luxury

Background image27th Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, photo with handwriting

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, photo with handwriting and signatures. Abstract of logs dated 29 September 1920, 27 October 1920 and 17 November 1920. Date: 1920

Background image27th Collection: Battle of Pirot ends, Serbo-Bulgarian War

Battle of Pirot ends, Serbo-Bulgarian War
Serbian soldiers take a last stand at the Battle of Pirot, 26th-27th November 1885, during the Serbo-Bulgarian War. The battle ended with a Bulgarian victory, consolidating their victory in the war

Background image27th Collection: Battle of Pirot, Serbo-Bulgarian War

Battle of Pirot, Serbo-Bulgarian War
The Battle of Pirot, 26th-27th November 1885, during the Serbo-Bulgarian War. The battle ended with a Bulgarian victory, consolidating their victory in the war

Background image27th Collection: Socialist Meeting, East End, London

Socialist Meeting, East End, London
The Socialist Sunday Meetings in the East End, London. We see a comparative view of Dod Street on a normal Sunday, compared with the same street during the socialist demonstration of Sunday

Background image27th 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 image27th Collection: Grave of Charles James Brenan

Grave of Charles James Brenan
The grave and headstone of Colour Sergeant Charles James Brenan of the 27th Inniskillings who departed this life at Tientsin (now Tianjin in China) on 28th December 1909, aged 37 years

Background image27th Collection: Dornier C-146A Wolfhound 10-3068

Dornier C-146A Wolfhound 10-3068
United States Air Force - Dornier C-146A Wolfhound 10-3068 (MSN 3068, Do328-110), of Special Operations Command. 27th SOW, 524th SOS. Date: circa 2011

Background image27th Collection: The American Bridge, Vierstraat, Belgium

The American Bridge, Vierstraat, Belgium
The bridge crosses the small stream the Kemmelbeek. In the August 1918 offensive the centre line of the attacking American 27th Division crossed over this bridge, hence its local name of American

Background image27th Collection: American 27th & 30th Divisions Monument, Vierstraat, Belgiu

American 27th & 30th Divisions Monument, Vierstraat, Belgium Date: 2016

Background image27th Collection: USAF - North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco

USAF - North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
United States Air Force - North American Rockwell OV-10A-1-NH Bronco 66-13559 (msn 305-8), at at Sembach Air Base. July 1976 with 601st Tactical Control Wing at Sembach Air Base

Background image27th Collection: Battle of Busaco, Peninsula War. The Duke of Wellington defeats Massena Date

Battle of Busaco, Peninsula War. The Duke of Wellington defeats Massena Date: 27th September 1810

Background image27th Collection: 27TH IPU CONFERENCE

27TH IPU CONFERENCE
Delegates listen attentively at the 27th conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (established in 1889) held in Bucharest, Romania Date: 1931

Background image27th Collection: Russian Navy lends aid after the Messina Earthquake

Russian Navy lends aid after the Messina Earthquake
Russian Navy lends aid after the terrible Messina Earthquake, Sicily, Italy. The devastating earthquake and tsunami of 27-28th December 1908 which measured 7.5 on the richter scale claimed 100

Background image27th Collection: March of Unemployed Men and Women - Demo in Hyde Park

March of Unemployed Men and Women - Demo in Hyde Park
The National Hunger March of September October 1932 was the largest of a series of hunger marches in Britain in the 1920s and 1930s



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