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Background imageAdults Collection: People dancing flamenco in the street, Seville, Spain

People dancing flamenco in the street, Seville, Spain
People dancing flamenco in the street in traditional costume, Seville, Spain. circa 1930s

Background imageAdults Collection: People on the beach, Eastbourne, Sussex

People on the beach, Eastbourne, Sussex
People on the beach at Eastbourne, Sussex, with the pier in the distance. Date: 1960s

Background imageAdults Collection: Collared Lemmings - adults in winter fur, large

Collared Lemmings - adults in winter fur, large winter claws for digging snow (in summer they are smaller) (Dicrostonyx torquatus). Taimyr peninsula, Kara sea shore, North of Siberia, Russian Arcti

Background imageAdults Collection: Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK

Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK
People on the beach on Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAdults Collection: African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults

African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults are resting (Panthera leo). Ndutu area between Serengeti and Ngorongoro - Tanzania

Background imageAdults Collection: People on donkey cart, Sicily, Italy

People on donkey cart, Sicily, Italy
People on a decorated donkey cart, Sicily, Italy. Date: late 19th century

Background imageAdults Collection: Mols Coffee House, Keetch Gallery, Exeter, Devon

Mols Coffee House, Keetch Gallery, Exeter, Devon
The former Mols Coffee House (1596), transformed into the Fred Keetch Art Gallery, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon. circa 1960s

Background imageAdults Collection: Fire in Danbury Street, Islington, N1

Fire in Danbury Street, Islington, N1, with people trapped, on 25 May 1958. Showing the side of the building, with a shop at ground level

Background imageAdults Collection: People on the beach at Salcombe, Devon

People on the beach at Salcombe, Devon. circa 1960s

Background imageAdults Collection: Allamakee Hotel, Waukon, Iowa, USA

Allamakee Hotel, Waukon, Iowa, USA
The Allamakee Hotel, Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA, with people in their cars outside. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAdults Collection: Scouts, cubs and guides at Simla, India

Scouts, cubs and guides at Simla, India
Scouts of the 1st Simla (The King s) Troop, Wolf Cubs of the 3rd Simla Pack (BP), and Simla Girl Guides, India

Background imageAdults Collection: Tally-Ho Corner, North Finchley, North London

Tally-Ho Corner, North Finchley, North London
Tally-Ho Corner and Park Road Hotel, North Finchley, North London. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageAdults Collection: Locals in the Old Square, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Locals in the Old Square, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Locals in the Old Square, Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, with the Weigh House behind them. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageAdults Collection: Fancy dress party

Fancy dress party
Front cover of Pan magazine, featuring three adults in fancy dress, enjoying a glass of Vermouth. Date: 1920

Background imageAdults Collection: Bauyrzhan Momyshuly, Kazakh-Soviet officer and author

Bauyrzhan Momyshuly, Kazakh-Soviet officer and author
Baurzhan Momyshuly (Momish-Uly) (1910-1982) - a Kazakh-Soviet military officer and author. As an author he wrote several books - military prose, stories and novels for adults and children

Background imageAdults Collection: Sami Family, Norway

Sami Family, Norway. Date: circa 1908

Background imageAdults Collection: Spanish royal family, House of Bourbon

Spanish royal family, House of Bourbon, group photo at San Sebastian, towards the end of the Bourbon Dynasty, replaced by General Francos Republic

Background imageAdults Collection: Bovril drinking film scene, In Which We Serve, WW2

Bovril drinking film scene, In Which We Serve, WW2
Bovril drinking film scene, In Which We Serve (directed by Noel Coward and David Lean, 1942), showing soldiers rescued from Dunkirk on the bridge of a destroyer with mugs of hot Bovril rather heavily

Background imageAdults Collection: Diamond Jubilee Parade, Casino, NSW, Australia

Diamond Jubilee Parade, Casino, NSW, Australia
Diamond Jubilee Parade in the town of Casino, New South Wales, Australia (celebrating the 60th anniversary of police reform). Date: 1922

Background imageAdults Collection: Rural life, adults playing, Victorian period

Rural life, adults playing, Victorian period

Background imageAdults Collection: Family Conveyance in Cairo, Egypt

Family Conveyance in Cairo, Egypt Date: 1898

Background imageAdults Collection: The Queue

The Queue
A pastel painting of a densely packed queue of people, impatiently waiting in line for food, the adults are all towering above the central focal point, a little boy. Date: circa 1918

Background imageAdults Collection: Christmas Festivities for Children at The Savoy Hotel, Londo

Christmas Festivities for Children at The Savoy Hotel, Londo
Christmas Festivities for the Children at The Savoy Hotel, London Date: 1911

Background imageAdults Collection: Shadow Puppet Show, The Rabbit on the Wall

Shadow Puppet Show, The Rabbit on the Wall, by Sir David Wilkie Date: circa 1816

Background imageAdults Collection: The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie

The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie
The Grosvenor Family, monochrome reproduction of a painting by C R Leslie, with key. Date: 1833

Background imageAdults Collection: Emigrant Life in British North America, Canadian settlers

Emigrant Life in British North America, Canadian settlers on the road. Date: 1880

Background imageAdults Collection: Revolution victims after street fighting, Russia

Revolution victims after street fighting, Russia. The dead bodies were collected and placed on trestles in adjacent houses until carts could carry them to the morgues. Date: circa 1917

Background imageAdults Collection: Revolution victims laid out for identification, Russia

Revolution victims laid out for identification, Russia
Revolution victims laid out in a street for identification, Petrograd (St Petersburg), Russia. Some of them have slips of paper giving their names. Date: 1917

Background imageAdults Collection: Baby's funeral coffin carried by young girls in white

Baby's funeral coffin carried by young girls in white dresses. circa 1850

Background imageAdults Collection: Children and adults demonstrating against nursery cuts

Children and adults demonstrating against nursery cuts, May 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageAdults Collection: Employment protest, Liverpool

Employment protest, Liverpool
Employment protest in Liverpool, 17 March 1979. Those taking part include Dunlop workers, Tate & Lyle workers, and members of the National Union of Seamen. Date: 1979

Background imageAdults Collection: Protest, National campaign against rent increases

Protest, National campaign against rent increases
Adults and children taking part in a protest by the National Campaign against rent increases in Walsall, West Midlands, 29 March 1982. Date: 1982

Background imageAdults Collection: Politics Political People Demonstration March

Politics Political People Demonstration March
politics, political, people, demonstration, march, charity, shelter, support, homeless, august, 1977, 1970s, 70s, seventies, protest, housing, adults, children, poster, placard, posters, placards

Background imageAdults Collection: George Bernard Shaw in a group photograph

George Bernard Shaw in a group photograph
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish writer and dramatist. Seen here in a group photograph, with a large number of people in a garden. He is sitting in the second row, just off-centre to the left

Background imageAdults Collection: Jimmy Reid, Scottish trade unionist, journalist, etc

Jimmy Reid, Scottish trade unionist, journalist, etc
James "Jimmy" Reid (1932-2010), Scottish trade union activist, orator, politician and journalist. Seen here (centre) taking part in a street demonstration

Background imageAdults Collection: A German custom where walnut shells are floated in a bowl of water

A German custom where walnut shells are floated in a bowl of water, either the walnut comes together or drawn to the side, according to their movements it brings good luck or ill-luck. Date: 1908

Background imageAdults Collection: Sparta on Market Day, Greece

Sparta on Market Day, Greece

Background imageAdults Collection: Blind masseur, Japan

Blind masseur, Japan
Vintage 19th century photograph - blind masseur, also described as a blind shampooer, Japan c.1880 s

Background imageAdults Collection: St Jamess Park, London

St Jamess Park, London
Visitors watching the ducks in St Jamess Park in Central London. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAdults Collection: Punch and Judy show, Margate, Kent

Punch and Judy show, Margate, Kent
Children and adults crowd around a Punch and Judy show on Margate Beach, Kent. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAdults Collection: A family shopping in Whitechapel Market

A family shopping in Whitechapel Market
A family out shopping in Whitechapel Market in Londons East End. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAdults Collection: The Vale of Health

The Vale of Health
View of the Vale of Health, Hampstead, London. Those who wished to attract visitors or new residents invented and promoted the Vale of Health name, which was first recorded in 1801

Background imageAdults Collection: Large group of extended family and friends on British beach

Large group of extended family and friends on British beach
A superb seasdie candid photograph of a large group of extended family and friends on a British coastal resort beach. Date: circa 1920

Background imageAdults Collection: Rural scene - group of teenagers and young adults

Rural scene - group of teenagers and young adults
A group of teenagers and young adults create a rural tableau near an old stone barn. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAdults Collection: Ethel and her young brother in fancy dress

Ethel and her young brother in fancy dress
Ethel and her younger brother in fine fancy dress costume - this scene is in part a satire on the penchant for women to wear large and enveloping hats during this period. Date: 1913

Background imageAdults Collection: Christmas Eve in Kingston Market, Surrey

Christmas Eve in Kingston Market, Surrey. 1901

Background imageAdults Collection: Advertisement for Frigidaire refrigerators

Advertisement for Frigidaire refrigerators - no other gift can give such satisfaction. 1926

Background imageAdults Collection: Women queuing for ration books, WW2

Women queuing for ration books, WW2
Women queuing outside a Food Office for ration books at the beginning of the Second World War. 1939



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