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Accommodation Collection

Background imageAccommodation Collection: British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham - Rock House

British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham - Rock House
A view of Rock House - the chaplains accommodation at the British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham, Devon

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham

Shotley Bridge General Hospital, County Durham
Aerial view of Shotley Bridge Hospital, County Durham. It was originally opened by the Gateshead Union in 1912 as a TB sanatorium (far right of picture)

Background imageAccommodation Collection: QUEEN MARY

QUEEN MARY
Cunard White Star liner - at the time, both the largest and the fastest ship of her kind in the world, with accommodation for 5000 passengers. Date: launched 26 Sept. 1934

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Crockett Court, Galveston, Texas, USA

Crockett Court, Galveston, Texas, USA -- a new development of brick cottages overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, probably intended as short-stay holiday accommodation. 1937

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Port Sunlight - a workers utopia

Port Sunlight - a workers utopia
Page from The Illustrated London News with photographs reporting on the model factory village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, near Birkenhead

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Building of a prefabricated houses in 3 hours 1945

Building of a prefabricated houses in 3 hours 1945
During the Second World War many houses were destroyed, due to this, prefabricated houses (prefabs) were built, quickly and cheaply providing quality housing with all the amenities, central heating

Background imageAccommodation Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney

LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney
Built in 1895, station B27, Shoreditch fire station, was located at 140 Tabernacle Street, near Old Street. The stations pump

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Childrens Playroom, St Pelagias Home, Highgate

Childrens Playroom, St Pelagias Home, Highgate
The childrens playroom at St Pelagias Home for penitent girls at 34 Highgate West Hill, London N6. The home provided accommodation for unmarried mothers and their children. Date: circa 1932

Background imageAccommodation Collection: LCC-LFB Manchester Square fire station

LCC-LFB Manchester Square fire station
Manchester Square fire station, Chiltern Street, W1, built 1888, now closed. By 1900 a number of new fire stations were being opened across London: many were substantial and elegant buildings

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Whittingham Asylum, near Preston, Lancashire

Whittingham Asylum, near Preston, Lancashire
Female quarters at Whittingham Asylum, Cumeragh Lane, Goosnargh, near Preston, Lancashire. The asylum, designed by Henry Littler of Manchester, opened in 1873 as the Lancashire County Lunatic Asylum

Background imageAccommodation Collection: U-Boats - Cutaway

U-Boats - Cutaway
The internal accommodation of a U-boat as it prepares to attack a convoy of Allied merchantmen : though labelled U-65, the Germans did not at this time possess 65 U-boats

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Advertisement for hammocks for workhouse vagrant wards

Advertisement for hammocks for workhouse vagrant wards
A 1900 advertisement from the Grantham company of Carlton * Co. for the supply of hammocks to workhouses for use in their casual wards which provided overnight accommodation for tramps and vagrants

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Publicity Card, Hotel Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy

Publicity Card, Hotel Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy. circa 1890

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Nelsons flagship HMS Victory by G. H. Davis

Nelsons flagship HMS Victory by G. H. Davis
The ship that links us today with our most famous naval victory and an epitome of the Royal Navys finest traditions: a sectional drawing of Nelsons flagship HMS Victory

Background imageAccommodation Collection: LCC-MFB firefighters at Dulwich fire station

LCC-MFB firefighters at Dulwich fire station
Opened in 1892, Dulwich fire station was located at 250 Lordship Lane. The firefighters pose on the horse drawn steamer whilst a child looks out the first floor window

Background imageAccommodation Collection: A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101

A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101
A flying " hotel" : the remarkable passenger quarters in Britains new giant airship, R101. The worlds largest airship

Background imageAccommodation Collection: St Benedicts Hospital, Tooting, South London

St Benedicts Hospital, Tooting, South London
St Benedicts Hospital which lay between Church Lane and Rectory Lane in Tooting, South London. The hospital was established in 1897

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Askers Road House near Dorchester in Dorset pictured at night with a smart car sweeping

Askers Road House near Dorchester in Dorset pictured at night with a smart car sweeping up the drive. Road houses gained in popularity during the inter-war years often offering drinking, dancing

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Foxy-Golf at Belize

Foxy-Golf at Belize
Foxy-Golf hide domestic area looking from the entrance gate. Bar to extreme left and accommodation to the right Date: 1990

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester

Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester
The Duke of York pays a visit to the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester - 24th November 1921. The homes provided accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse. Date: 1921

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Rowton House, Camden

Rowton House, Camden
The Rowton House on Arlington Road, Camden. Rowton Houses provided cheap hostel-style accommodation for working men. Date: 1926

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Entrance to Ashford Residential School, Surrey

Entrance to Ashford Residential School, Surrey
Located on Woodthorpe Road, at Ashford, near Staines, Surrey, and opened in 1872 as the West London District School, it provided accommodation away from the workhouse for pauper children from

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Salvation Army elevator

Salvation Army elevator
Men at work sorting waste paper in a Salvation Army Elevator. Elevators, which aimed to help the unskilled or unemployed, combined a factory space together with hostel accommodation for those working

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Blything Union Childrens Home, Yoxford, Suffolk

Blything Union Childrens Home, Yoxford, Suffolk
Children and staff stand in front of the Blything Union childrens home at Yoxford, Suffolk. The home, opened in the early 1900s, accommodated pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Carriage outside Star Hotel

Carriage outside Star Hotel
A horse-drawn bus outside the Star Hotel in Matfield, Kent (now the Star Inn). The bus is from Tunbridge Wells, and serves the villages of Matfield, Brenchley and Paddock Wood

Background imageAccommodation Collection: LCC-MFB Dulwich fire station and horse steamer

LCC-MFB Dulwich fire station and horse steamer
A seven man crew from Dulwich fire station pose on the forecourt with their Merryweather steam pump. One member of a firemans family peers through the lace curtains of the accommodation at first

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Darenth Schools and Training Colony, Kent

Darenth Schools and Training Colony, Kent
The Darenth Schools (top left), near Dartford in Kent, were opened in 1878 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board as a residential institution for imbecile children from London

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Bremen Launched

Bremen Launched
In her heyday this fine German liner wins the Atlantic record, but in WW2 she becomes a naval accommodation ship, destroyed by fire in 1941

Background imageAccommodation Collection: The Harrogate Hydro, spa and hotel in the Yorkshire town of Harrogate with accommodation

The Harrogate Hydro, spa and hotel in the Yorkshire town of Harrogate with accommodation for 300 guests and the very latests in hydropathic treatments

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Advert, William F Wholey Company, New York City, USA

Advert, William F Wholey Company, New York City, USA
Advert, The William F Wholey Company Inc, 11 East 36, New York City, USA -- office planning, interior architecture, decoration and furniture -- Created by Men who know Business. Date: 1931

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Police officers socialising at a Section House, London

Police officers socialising at a Section House, London
Police officers, male and female, socialising in a sitting room at a Met Police Section House in London. By the fireplace on the left is WPC Doreen Lyess

Background imageAccommodation Collection: HMS Argus 149

HMS Argus 149
Royal Navy - HMS Argus 149, an aircraft carrier, seen in March 1939. Argus served from 1918 to 1944. After commissioning, the ship was involved for several years in the development of the optimum

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Painting, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France

Painting, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France
Mouzon, 30th August 1870, oil painting by Gaston Claris, depicting Captain de Tessiere (2nd Artillery Regiment), Captain Baudouin and gunner Favre in battle during the Franco-Prussian War

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Bust, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France

Bust, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France
Bust of Auguste Philippoteaux, mayor of Sedan 1903-4, marble, 1891, by Aristide Croisy, 1840-99, in the museum in the Chateau de Sedan, built 1424 - 17th century

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Chapel, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France

Chapel, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France
Chapelle Princiere, a family chapel built c. 1500 and adapted in 1642, in the Chateau de Sedan, built 1424 - 17th century, the largest fortified medieval castle in Europe, in Sedan, Ardennes

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Museum, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France

Museum, Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France
Model of soldiers at the fireplace, and bread oven, in the museum in the Chateau de Sedan, built 1424 - 17th century, the largest fortified medieval castle in Europe, in Sedan, Ardennes, Grand Est

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Meuse, Wallonia, Belgium

Meuse, Wallonia, Belgium
Terrace beside the river Meuse at the hotel-restaurant Les Sorbiers in the village of Hastiere, Wallonia, Namur, Ardennes, Belgium. Date: 2009

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Sundial, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France

Sundial, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France
Sundial and route map for postal and courier coaches between Launois and Paris, on a stone plaque at the coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Stagecoach relief, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes

Stagecoach relief, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes
Stagecoach relief at the coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France. The inn provided food, accommodation

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France

Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France
Coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France. The inn provided food, accommodation, stabling and transport and was a stage house for delivering post

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Carriage, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France

Carriage, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France
Carriages in a wooden barn at the coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France. The inn provided food, accommodation

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Great Hall, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes

Great Hall, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes
Great Hall with its wooden frame, at the coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France. The inn provided food, accommodation

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Stable, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France

Stable, Coaching inn, Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, France
Drinking troughs and hay mangers in the stables at the coaching inn, built 1654, in Launois-sur-Vence, Ardennes, Grand Est, France

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France

Chateau de Sedan, Sedan, Ardennes, France
Chateau de Sedan, aerial view, built 1424 - 17th century, the largest fortified medieval castle in Europe, in Sedan, Ardennes, Grand Est, France

Background imageAccommodation Collection: The Rent Day

The Rent Day Date: early 19th century

Background imageAccommodation Collection: Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath

Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath for servants and rain water collection from roof Date: 1914

Background imageAccommodation Collection: White Star Line - new MV Georgic and MV Britannic

White Star Line - new MV Georgic and MV Britannic
White Star Line - Tourist Class accommodation brochure for the new MV Georgic and MV Britannic, Britain's largest motor liners. Date: 1997

Background imageAccommodation Collection: White Star Line, MV Georgic - cabin accommodation

White Star Line, MV Georgic - cabin accommodation
White Star Line, MV Georgic - plan of cabin accommodation. Date: circa 1930s



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