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Background imageAdjusting Collection: French Tailors C18Th

French Tailors C18Th
An elegant Frenchman has a fitting for a new coat. A tailor, down on one knee, makes some adjustments. Another, sewing buttons, sits cross legged on a bench

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Vanity by William Barribal

Vanity by William Barribal
A young woman beams widely as she adjusts her large Merry Widow style hat, gripping an evil-looking hat pin in her mouth. Date: 1910

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Adjusting a tape storage device

Adjusting a tape storage device
A computer technician adjusts the large reels on a computer tape storage device. A promotional photograph for ICT. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Cavalieri / Thais Postcard

Cavalieri / Thais Postcard
Lina Cavalieri in the title role of the Egyptian courtesan who converts to religion and dies as a desert hermit

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Lianne de Vries - French Belle Epoque Stage Actress

Lianne de Vries - French Belle Epoque Stage Actress - Folies Bergeres Star and Singer. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Film Studio Scene

Film Studio Scene
An illustration used for advertisement purposes, showing a scene of a film set or studio, a young actress is adjusting her hair while a man looks into the beaming lights. Date: circa 1939

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Speaking With Ponce

Speaking With Ponce
This sketch shows a gentlemen adjusting the buttons of his friend's jacket, while saying I confess this to you, Ponce: I was almost afraid that my wife would deceive me. Date: circa 1901

Background imageAdjusting Collection: L'ingrate

L'ingrate
An illustration portraying two disgruntled looking gentlemen standing side by side, behind a young, red haired woman who is standing, adjusting her decorative hat. Date: circa 1901

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Drummer Dyes Advertisement

Drummer Dyes Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for W. Edge & Sons Ltd. promoting Drummer Dyes, used for all fabrics, a bearskin guard drummer can be seen sat below a circular framed room interior

Background imageAdjusting Collection: The Toilet

The Toilet
A painting of a woman, adjusting her hair in front of a dressing table mirror, lit only by the nearby desk lamp, in an otherwise dark room. Date: circa 1915

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Advert, Gorget patent self-adjusting shirt and elliptic coll

Advert, Gorget patent self-adjusting shirt and elliptic coll
Advert, the Gorget patent self-adjusting shirt and elliptic collar, from Cooper and Fryer, next door to the Haymarket Theatre, London. 1854

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Man is preparing to have portrait photographed

Man is preparing to have portrait photographed
A man is shown being assisted by three women and another man in preparing to have his portrait photographed. One woman appears to be adjusting his feet or cleaning his shoes

Background imageAdjusting Collection: The Tallien Costume, finishing touches to a new fashion

The Tallien Costume, finishing touches to a new fashion
The Tallien costume, so called after the famous Directoire beauty, Mme. Tallien, the latest fashion from Paris. A model being fitted with the style at the salon of Doeillet. Date: 1912

Background imageAdjusting Collection: DEAN MILLS / LANCASHIRE

DEAN MILLS / LANCASHIRE
The doubling room at Dean Mills, Lancashire, a cotton mill. Date: 1851

Background imageAdjusting Collection: A pretty girl adjusts her shoe on a bollard

A pretty girl adjusts her shoe on a bollard
"...now the Boys away!" pretty girl adjusting her shoe on a bollard (revealing bright blue stockings and a frilly petticoat) as she heads out for a night on the town.... Date: 1910

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Royal Engineer adjusting a Flying Dustbin charge; Second W

Royal Engineer adjusting a Flying Dustbin charge; Second W
Photograph showing a soldier of the Royal Engineers preparing a Flying Dustbin explosive charge, France, 1944. The Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers)

Background imageAdjusting Collection: 1960S PICNIC

1960S PICNIC
Mum is about to pour the tea from the flask and Dad is adjusting his daughters Alice band in this jolly picnic scene

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Railway volunteers at work 1926

Railway volunteers at work 1926
Volunteers ensuring the safty of passagers on a main line train track, another volunteer adjusting points. May 1926

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Bren practice

Bren practice
Photograph: Bren practice. Shows two men lying on their stomachs, one is holding a Bren gun and the other is adjusting the gun

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Piano tuner at work

Piano tuner at work on an upright piano. early 20th century

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Listening to music transmitted by wireless from Holland

Listening to music transmitted by wireless from Holland
An English household entertained by a Dutch concert. Listening to music transmitted by wireless from Holland. A member of the family tuning in the receiver by simple adjustments. 1922

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Tram Construction at Belfast, Fitting and Adjusting Controll

Tram Construction at Belfast, Fitting and Adjusting Controllers - a view of a man inside working at a control box for trams. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast)

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Spain. Castle Alcaniz. Gothic paintings depicting July with

Spain. Castle Alcaniz. Gothic paintings depicting July with
Spain. Alcaniz. Calatravos Castle. Gothic paintings depicting July with a man threshing, beating the harvest and with a water bottle behind him

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Susi - with grandfather clock

Susi - with grandfather clock
Susi - adjusting the time on a grandfather clock. 1950s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Ready to go out 1914

Ready to go out 1914
Fashionable women adjusting her hat in the mirror. 1914

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Kitao Shigemasa print - Two Girls

Kitao Shigemasa print - Two Girls
Reproduction of a woodcut by Kitao Shigemasa (1739-1820) entitled: Two Girls. Date: circa late 18th century

Background imageAdjusting Collection: German Dressmakers 1900

German Dressmakers 1900
An upper class woman being measured for a new dress in a fashion house in the days when doorknocker hairstyles were in vogue. Date: circa 1900

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Girl at Dressmaker s

Girl at Dressmaker s
A unhappy & disgruntled little girl squirms while an elderly sempstress snips away while making adjustments to her new frock. Date: 1905

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Splitting of the Atom - apparatus used by Dr J D Cockcroft

Splitting of the Atom - apparatus used by Dr J D Cockcroft
Dr John D Cockcroft listening for sounds indicating atomic disintegration brought about by the bombardment with high-velocity protons of the lithium nucleus

Background imageAdjusting Collection: A Young Englishmans First Experiences in India, 1889

A Young Englishmans First Experiences in India, 1889
A Young Englishman does his best to fit into colonial life in India. He purchases a solar topee, bathes in the Indian style and is waited upon by Indian servants

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Greek boy scouts and leaders

Greek boy scouts and leaders

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Firefighter adjusting turntable ladder mechanism

Firefighter adjusting turntable ladder mechanism

Background imageAdjusting Collection: LFB firefighters adjusting back of vehicle

LFB firefighters adjusting back of vehicle
LFB firefighters in traditional brass helmets adjusting the back of a vehicle

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Firefighter with fire engine

Firefighter with fire engine
A firefighter with a fire engine, leaning over to adjust a lamp. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Two firefighters with fire engine

Two firefighters with fire engine
Two firefighters with a fire engine -- one man sits at the wheel while the other adjusts a lamp. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Operating the London Fire Brigades fireboat Massey Shaw

Operating the London Fire Brigades fireboat Massey Shaw below decks Date: circa late 1930s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Man in dormitory at Baden Powell House, London

Man in dormitory at Baden Powell House, London
A man adjusting his tie in the mirror of a communal dormitory at Baden Powell House, Queens Gate, South Kensington, London. The building was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1961

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Adjusting an obi sash, Japan

Adjusting an obi sash, Japan

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Temporary points maintenance - Army - French strike of 1912

Temporary points maintenance - Army - French strike of 1912
Strike on the Northern French Railways in 1912. Bridge at Briche, a control switch being operated by temporary railwaymen - the French Army! Date: 1912

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Comic Postcard - Advantageous vantage point

Comic Postcard - Advantageous vantage point
Comic Postcard - An advantageous vantage point! A workman adjusting a gas main keeps a score of the choice of underwear of the ladies passing above his vantage point pavement manhole cover)

Background imageAdjusting Collection: French girls adjusts a vase of blooms

French girls adjusts a vase of blooms
French girl wearing a skimpy pink negligee adjusts a vase of blooms. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up

Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up - a handsome male patient is grateful for the care and attention provided by a pretty young nurse, tending to his needs. Date: circa 1903

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Samuel Cody adjusting black kite at the Findon

Samuel Cody adjusting black kite at the Findon International Kite Competition on the Sussex Downs, 25 June 1903. Date: 1903

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Young woman adjusting her hat

Young woman adjusting her hat. Print shows a woman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, adjusting her hat, holding folded fan in her mouth. Date between 1825 and 1830

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Adjusting plow points on tractor-drawn planter, large farm n

Adjusting plow points on tractor-drawn planter, large farm near Ralls. Date 1939 May

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Young Sea Scout with scouting leader

Young Sea Scout with scouting leader
A young Sea Scout with a scouting leader who is adjusting the boys cap. 20th century

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Out Sailing - Young Couple in The Netherlands

Out Sailing - Young Couple in The Netherlands
Out Sailing - A young couple in The Netherlands take their small sailing boat out onto the lagoon for a spin. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageAdjusting Collection: Horse Racing - Going to the Post

Horse Racing - Going to the Post. Getting ready for the start of the race. Date: circa 1920s



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