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29th Collection

Background image29th Collection: CARTMEL RACES POSTER

CARTMEL RACES POSTER
A poster announcing Whit Monday races (29th May 1871) at Cartmel, Lancashire. Races will include a hurdle race, the Hartington Stake, the Innkeepers Stake, a Trotting Match and a Hound Dog Trail

Background image29th Collection: An Ideal Home No. I by William Heath Robinson

An Ideal Home No. I by William Heath Robinson
The first in the series of the Ideal Home designs by W. Heath Robinson. The illustrations from The Sketch depict ingenious space creating ideas for the spatially challenged home

Background image29th 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 image29th Collection: The Chariot by Kay Nielsen

The Chariot by Kay Nielsen
An image of a dancer being carried to her carriage in the background by a masked man. Date: 29th January 1930

Background image29th Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster

Monaco Grand Prix Poster
A poster for the Monaco Grand Prix of 29th May 1960, the 18th such race held at the tight, winding street circuit

Background image29th Collection: The Royal Bride

The Royal Bride - Queen Elizabeth II portrait - Published in the Illustrated London News November 29 1947 1947

Background image29th Collection: Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer

Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer

Background image29th Collection: Suffragette Hunger Strike Medal W. S. P. U

Suffragette Hunger Strike Medal W. S. P. U
The W.S.P.U Hunger Strike medal presented to Grace Chappelow (1884-1971). This has two bars, indicating two imprisonments during which time, Grace was on hunger strike

Background image29th Collection: Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson

Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson
It has been suggested that during the Spring, 2 L O should devote one night a week to amatory music for those under the subtle influence of the vernal season

Background image29th Collection: More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson

More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson
Some suggestions for the novice. Illustrations showing various devices to assist golfing skills. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary

Background image29th Collection: Understudy by David Wright

Understudy by David Wright, showing a model posing in a negligee. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image29th Collection: Cargo ship Tresillian wrecked in storm, 1954

Cargo ship Tresillian wrecked in storm, 1954
Cargo ship Tresillian of the Hain Steamship Co. (St Ives) lost on the night of 29th to 30th November 1954 in St Georges Channel near Ireland with heavy loss of life

Background image29th 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 image29th Collection: Michael Foot

Michael Foot (1913-2010) British politician when he was the Labour Party candidate for Ebbw Vale, at the election caused by the death of Aneurin Bevan

Background image29th Collection: Stockholm Grand Prix

Stockholm Grand Prix
A poster for the Stockholm Grand Prix, 29th-30th May 1948

Background image29th Collection: It sounds good to me by David Wright

It sounds good to me by David Wright showing a woman in a revealing outfit and stocking talking on the telephone. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during

Background image29th 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 image29th Collection: Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly

Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly
Photograph of (Maurice) Harold Macmillan speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, 29th September 1960. In a powerful speech the British Prime Minister spoke on Britains colonial record

Background image29th Collection: Warren G Harding

Warren G Harding
WARREN GAMALIEL HARDING 29th US President

Background image29th Collection: Edward IV Crowned

Edward IV Crowned
Edward IV is crowned at Westminster

Background image29th Collection: 13139861

13139861
The designer and photographic artist Cecil Beaton (standing - r) showing costume designs to Lady Domville (seated, left) and Mrs Sacheverell Sitwell (seated)

Background image29th Collection: The Opening of the Royal Albert Hall, March 1871

The Opening of the Royal Albert Hall, March 1871
Engraving showing the interior of the Royal Albert Hall, London, during its Grand Opening by Queen Victoria, on the 29th March 1871

Background image29th Collection: The Battle of Pacocha; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth

The Battle of Pacocha; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth
Engraving showing the battle between HMS Shah and Amethyst and the Peruvian Ironclad turret ship Huascar on the 29th May 1877

Background image29th Collection: Front cover from The Bystander 1936

Front cover from The Bystander 1936
A colourful cover of an aeroplane flying over the coast. As aviation increased during the 1930s, the Bystander published a Flying Number each year

Background image29th Collection: Members of 1914 Antarctic expedition

Members of 1914 Antarctic expedition
Six members of the British expedition to Antarctica in 1914, with Sir Ernest Shackleton far left

Background image29th Collection: Postmen of the nations

Postmen of the nations
Photographic montage showing postmen from around the world, dubbed by the ILN as the hardest-worked men in the world at Christmas

Background image29th Collection: Runcorn Bridge, Construc

Runcorn Bridge, Construc
The building of Runcorn Transporter Bridge

Background image29th Collection: Fashion looks ahead, Dream of Fair Women ball

Fashion looks ahead, Dream of Fair Women ball
Fashion looks years ahead - and at present and past: frocks of the future for the " Dream of Fair Women" ball tonight (i.e)

Background image29th Collection: Duchess of York leaving 17 Bruton Street - Baby Elizabeth

Duchess of York leaving 17 Bruton Street - Baby Elizabeth
The Duchess of York (1900-2002) (later Elizabeth, The Queen Mother) leaving 17 Bruton Street, London - the home of her parents the Earl and Countess of Strathmore - a nursemaid is following

Background image29th Collection: Royal Aero Club Mechanic armbands, Daily Mail Circuit

Royal Aero Club Mechanic armbands, Daily Mail Circuit
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Extremely rare mechanic armbands from The Daily Mail Circuit of Britain Competition, circa 1911

Background image29th Collection: Sir Alymer Hunter-Weston

Sir Alymer Hunter-Weston
A portrait oil painting of Lieutenant General Sir Alymer Gould Hunter-Weston, M.P. K.C.B. D.S.O. 1864-1940, who was a British Army officer serving in the Miranzai Expeditions of 1891

Background image29th Collection: RMS Olympic, funeral of Commander William Marshall

RMS Olympic, funeral of Commander William Marshall
RMS. Olympic - Commander William Marshall related telegrams dated 29 May and 30 May 1930. The first relating to his funeral wreaths from the RMS Olympic's Social Club

Background image29th 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 image29th Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The President

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The President of the Republic Manuel Azana and the President of the Generalitat Lluis Companys visiting the war industry (29th january 1937). Photo by Perez de Rozas

Background image29th Collection: Funeral of General William Booth

Funeral of General William Booth
The funeral procession of General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, which took place on 29th August 1912 after Booth's death on 20th August and a lying-in-state at the Congress Hall

Background image29th Collection: Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife and her daughters

Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife and her daughters
Louise, Princess Royal of Great Britain, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931), third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, pictured with her two daughters, Alexandra

Background image29th Collection: Second Battle at Custoza - June 24, 1866

Second Battle at Custoza - June 24, 1866
Third Italian War of Independence - Battle of Custoza: the 80, 000-man Austrian Imperial army, under Archduke Albert, joined by the Venetian Army decisively defeated a disorganized, demoralized

Background image29th Collection: Ascot Dress of the Future - The Dream of the Fair Women Ball

Ascot Dress of the Future - The Dream of the Fair Women Ball
Wearing a racing fashion of the far future, The Hon. Mrs Freeman-Thomas (formerly Miss Blossom Forbes-Robertson) at The Dream of the Fair Women Ball (The Pageant of Past)

Background image29th Collection: German bunker, Oosttaverne Wood, Oostaverne

German bunker, Oosttaverne Wood, Oostaverne
This bunker is one that formed part of the German defensive line that was attacked on 7 June 1917, the opening of the Messines prelude to the battle for Passchendaele

Background image29th Collection: US 29th Infantry Division Memorial Omaha Beach

US 29th Infantry Division Memorial Omaha Beach
The 29th, the Blue and the Grey, was a National Guard Division, and on the beach just below the memorial the 116th Regiment landed

Background image29th Collection: German War Cemetery la Cambe Normandy

German War Cemetery la Cambe Normandy
This was originally an American cemetery for the dead of 29th Division. In 1947 the Americans were either repatriated or buried at the American Cemetery at St Laurent overlooking Omaha Beach

Background image29th Collection: America - Waxhaw Massacre

America - Waxhaw Massacre
Andrew Jackson as a Child at the Waxhaw Massacre near Lancaster, South Carolina Date: 1780

Background image29th Collection: America - Naval Action

America - Naval Action
H.M. Brig " Observer", Engaging the American Privateer " Jack", Off the Harbour of Hallifax, Nova Scotia. on the 29th of May 1782, Date: 1782

Background image29th Collection: The Battle of Pacocha - The British Attack Peruvian Ship

The Battle of Pacocha - The British Attack Peruvian Ship
The Battle of Pacocha in the Pacific - an engagement between the HMS Shah and HMS Amethyst against the rebel Peruvian ship Huascar off Ilo, on 29th May 1877

Background image29th Collection: The Capture of Veracruz by American Forces

The Capture of Veracruz by American Forces
American troops stand in formation across a large square, with soldiers on horseback gathered in the centre to celebrate the successful capture of Veracruz the day previously

Background image29th Collection: Scottish Golfer James Braid

Scottish Golfer James Braid
Scottish golf champion James Braid, having just won the Open Golf Championships for the fifth time. 1910

Background image29th Collection: WInner at the Open Golf Championship, St Andrews

WInner at the Open Golf Championship, St Andrews
Scottish golfer James Braid putting for the match at the Open Golf Championships of 1910 Date: 1910



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