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Alert Collection

Background imageAlert Collection: Beware of Trains - In English and Welsh

Beware of Trains - In English and Welsh
A metal sign in English and Welsh stating - Beware of Trains - likely to have been positioned at a footpath crossing or at a station

Background imageAlert Collection: WW1 - Zeppelin over the UK illuminated by searchlights

WW1 - Zeppelin over the UK illuminated by searchlights
" Zepp!" WW1 - Zeppelin over the UK illuminated by searchlights Date: circa 1917

Background imageAlert Collection: Ericsson Table Phone - 3

Ericsson Table Phone - 3
A table instrument by the Ericsson Company of Stockholm. There is no handle to alert the exchange, perhaps this is done with that knob : the bell is very noticeable

Background imageAlert 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 imageAlert Collection: My First Sermon by John Everett Millais

My First Sermon by John Everett Millais
A little girl, wearing a red cape and fur muff, sits primly alert on a church pew listening to her first sermon. See Millaiss companion picture

Background imageAlert Collection: Norwich Terrier

Norwich Terrier
A Norwich Terrier, standing. Date: 1928

Background imageAlert Collection: 4 French Bulldogs

4 French Bulldogs
Beautiful picture of four of them lying down, face on and looking very alert, even though two are also resting their heads on the ground

Background imageAlert Collection: Give and Take on Road

Give and Take on Road
Drive as you would wish others to drive... always anticipate danger and be on the alert... on corners keep as far to the left as possible

Background imageAlert Collection: The Twins by Cecil Aldin, title page

The Twins by Cecil Aldin, title page
The twin dogs of the title, looking alert and ready for the events about to take place in the book

Background imageAlert Collection: Sir George Nares / M Smith

Sir George Nares / M Smith
SIR GEORGE STRONG NARES British naval officer and explorer

Background imageAlert Collection: Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer

Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer
Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - " Take Cover" - an eager volunteer warden shouts down an alert of any occupants of a Ladies Public Convenience! Date: circa 1917

Background imageAlert Collection: Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the

Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the border between North and South Korea prior to the Korean War. Date: circa 1952

Background imageAlert Collection: Steamboat Alert in Creux Harbour, Sark, Victorian period

Steamboat Alert in Creux Harbour, Sark, Victorian period

Background imageAlert Collection: H. M. S. Alert - Despatch Vessel

H. M. S. Alert - Despatch Vessel
H.M.S. Alert (K 647) - Despatch Vessel, (formerly Bay-Class Frigate Dundrum Bay K 427) - Commissioned in 1946. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageAlert Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Fighter Station

WW2 - R. A. F. Fighter Station
A photograph of some British WW2 Royal Air Force men receiving the alert at a fighter station. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageAlert Collection: WW2, Royal Navy Hassall

WW2, Royal Navy Hassall
A front cover illustration to a WW2 children's painting book by John Hassall. The image portrays a boy standing alert, dressed in a Royal Navy uniform on deck of his ship. Date: circa 1940

Background imageAlert Collection: Lady Marguerite Strickland, with Alsation dog, Saxon

Lady Marguerite Strickland, with Alsation dog, Saxon
Lady Marguerite Strickland, in uniform, with her Alsation dog, Saxon. Captioned, Saxon and Anglo-Saxon on the Alert'. Lady Strickland in the uniform

Background imageAlert Collection: Two Deer

Two Deer
A simple but effective dry point of two deer, only one of them looking alert. Date: circa 1929

Background imageAlert Collection: Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column

Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column
A suggestion that a Gang of Spies could attempt to disguise themselves as innocent country folk and succeed in stopping the ringing of the church bells used in warning of attempted invasion

Background imageAlert Collection: How to Make Roof-Spotting a Pleasure

How to Make Roof-Spotting a Pleasure
William Heath Robinson invention for keeping watch from attack. A warden perched up high above the streets with an umbrella for protection, tea-cup-holder and an easy chair. Date: 1941

Background imageAlert Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Early Birds

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Early Birds
The Caption is Early Birds. There is a little bird on the window sill - most likely a robin. The small flower bed has flowers - not the vegetables that everyone was encouraged to cultivate.Mr

Background imageAlert Collection: Citizens of Brighton shown wearing gas masks in everyday situations in 1941

Citizens of Brighton shown wearing gas masks in everyday situations in 1941. School children are guided across the road by a police officer, a milkman wears his on his rounds

Background imageAlert Collection: Crouching LynX Date: 1880

Crouching LynX Date: 1880

Background imageAlert Collection: Baby Scouts -- signaller

Baby Scouts -- signaller
Baby Scouts -- A girl scout signaller you notice here, she warns the camp when enemies are near. Date: 1900

Background imageAlert Collection: ERICSSON TABLE PHONE - 2

ERICSSON TABLE PHONE - 2
A table instrument by the Ericsson Company of Stockholm, Sweden. The handle on the side is turned when making a call, to alert the exchange. Date: circa 1905

Background imageAlert Collection: CHARLES KEAN

CHARLES KEAN (1811 - 1868), actor and son of Edmund Kean

Background imageAlert Collection: European Rabbit - young - on alert during feeding

European Rabbit - young - on alert during feeding on a meadow - July (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.). near Tarrant Monkton - Blandford Forum - Dorset

Background imageAlert Collection: Fire Brigade street fire alarm call post

Fire Brigade street fire alarm call post
A passer-by pulls a fire alarm to notify the fire brigade of an incident. By the outbreak of the First World War the London Fire Brigade area was well covered with electric fire alarms

Background imageAlert Collection: 2nd Dragoons Scout, Royal Scots Greys

2nd Dragoons Scout, Royal Scots Greys
2nd Dragoons Scout of the Royal Scots Greys, a regiment present at the Relief of Kimberley during the Second Boer War. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageAlert Collection: HMS Alert, British sloop

HMS Alert, British sloop launched in 1894, used as a depot ship in the Persian Gulf. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageAlert Collection: Water shrew, adult, on alert while devouring a

Water shrew, adult, on alert while devouring a water beetle (a predatious diving beetle pictured(Dytiscidae spp.) (Neomys fodiens )

Background imageAlert Collection: Young Pine Marten - close-up on forest floor

Young Pine Marten - close-up on forest floor (Martes martes). Ural Mountains, Russia

Background imageAlert Collection: Gas alarm for Austro-Hungarian troops, Volhynia, WW1

Gas alarm for Austro-Hungarian troops, Volhynia, WW1
A gas alarm for Austro-Hungarian troops of the Landwehr Reserve Batallion at Volhynia (Wolhynien) on the eastern front in north-west Ukraine during the First World War. Date: 14 October 1916

Background imageAlert Collection: Fog Siren and Lighthouse, Flamborough Head

Fog Siren and Lighthouse, Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAlert Collection: On Guard

On Guard
An alert terrier stands by its owners gloves and lead, ready for a walk. Date: 1929

Background imageAlert Collection: Runner holding an accordion - Istanbul, Turkey

Runner holding an accordion - Istanbul, Turkey
A Turkish Fireman - a runner who ran ahead to warn of a fire, making an almighty wail and a racket on his accordion. Date: 1873

Background imageAlert Collection: Studio portrait, woman with terrier dog

Studio portrait, woman with terrier dog. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAlert Collection: Nares, Sir George Strong (1831-1915). British naval officer

Nares, Sir George Strong (1831-1915). British naval officer and Arctic explorer. The crew of Discovery Alert cutting ice for the free navigation of the ship. Nineteenth-century colored engraving

Background imageAlert Collection: Small terrier sitting in a chair

Small terrier sitting in a chair -- Many a warm heart beats above a pair of bandy legs. Date: 1932

Background imageAlert Collection: Young woman and dog in field

Young woman and dog in field
Young woman and a terrier dog in a field -- she is holding a treat for him. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAlert Collection: Bobak / Steppe Marmot - adult - whistles warning

Bobak / Steppe Marmot - adult - whistles warning others - near a burrow in steppe - observes an intruder from a distance (Marmota bobak). steppes of Orenburg region - South Russia - June

Background imageAlert Collection: Red-cheeked Souslik - adult near a burrow in steppe

Red-cheeked Souslik - adult near a burrow in steppe (Citellius major Pallas). in steppes of Orenburg region - South Russia - June

Background imageAlert Collection: Red-cheeked Souslik - adult - observes surroundings

Red-cheeked Souslik - adult - observes surroundings while feeding on corn, lost during transportation (Citellius major Pallas)

Background imageAlert Collection: Impala family

Impala family (Aepyceros melampus). Katavi - Tanzania - Africa

Background imageAlert Collection: Young Hare / Leveret - stands on hind legs

Young Hare / Leveret - stands on hind legs. Ural Mountains, Russia, spring

Background imageAlert Collection: Domestic RABBIT - young black rabbit

Domestic RABBIT - young black rabbit

Background imageAlert Collection: An adult Pig-tailed Macaque observes the area

An adult Pig-tailed Macaque observes the area from a tree, before the pack would descend on the ground (Macaca nemestrina)

Background imageAlert Collection: Wild Common Hamster - Checks for danger, feeding

Wild Common Hamster - Checks for danger, feeding in a granary (Cricetus cricetus L.). Summer, Middle Ural Mountains, Russia



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