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Background imageAloft Collection: China - Cultural Revolution Poster - Chairman Mao

China - Cultural Revolution Poster - Chairman Mao
The Many accomplish great things - Cultural Revolution poster from the Peoples Republic of China, featuring happy workers heading out to work, many holding aloft the Little Red Book

Background imageAloft Collection: Vickers VC-10 (forward view) aloft of BOACs G-ARVB

Vickers VC-10 (forward view) aloft of BOACs G-ARVB

Background imageAloft Collection: The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer

The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer
In 1915 Hans Bohrdt created his most famous illustration which is called " The Last Man". The image shows a German navy officer holding up a German flag as his ship sinks because he would

Background imageAloft Collection: Suffragette Demonstration Rally Hyde Park

Suffragette Demonstration Rally Hyde Park
The Great Suffragette Demonstration held on 23rd July 1910. banners held aloft include Fortune Favours The Brave, Arise Go Forth & Conquer and the Emmeline Pankhurst banner. Date: 23rd July 1910

Background imageAloft Collection: The Personification of Finland (Suomi)

The Personification of Finland (Suomi)
The Female Personification of Finland (Suomi), holding aloft the National Flag over the sun rising across the Finnish lakes

Background imageAloft Collection: Brewster F2A Buffalo of the US Navy, aloft in Aug 1942

Brewster F2A Buffalo of the US Navy, aloft in Aug 1942 by when the type was relegated to training duties, having proved no match to the Japanese fighters

Background imageAloft Collection: Nicolas II and Kneeling troops - WWI

Nicolas II and Kneeling troops - WWI
WWI - Emperor (Tsar) Nicholas (Nicolas) II of Russia holds up a sacred icon to his troops, who drop to their knees in penitence. Date: circa 1915

Background imageAloft Collection: Jolly Bathing girl on the beach at Giulianova, Italy

Jolly Bathing girl on the beach at Giulianova, Italy
A jolly bathing girl standing atop a lightweight oared catamaran on the beach at Giulianova, a coastal town and commune in the province of Teramo of central Italy. Date: circa late 1930s

Background imageAloft Collection: Lockheed 1049G Super Constellation of Varig (forward vi

Lockheed 1049G Super Constellation of Varig (forward view) aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: Humber, Hillman and Sunbeam Rootes Motors Limited brochure

Humber, Hillman and Sunbeam Rootes Motors Limited brochure
Front cover of a Humber, Hillman and Sunbeam Rootes Motors Limited brochure - " A Better Buy - because they re better built" 1960

Background imageAloft Collection: Short S45 Solent 4 of TEAL (forward view) aloft

Short S45 Solent 4 of TEAL (forward view) aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: Olivetti Advert 1928

Olivetti Advert 1928
An Olivetti typewriter is held aloft by Hermes, messenger of the gods and patron of the telecommunications industry

Background imageAloft Collection: Varese Shoes 1928

Varese Shoes 1928
A smiling young lady with a kiss curl on her forehead holds aloft a dainty pair of court style shoes with an ankle strap

Background imageAloft Collection: Cervelat sausage

Cervelat sausage
A large Cervelat sausage held aloft by a fetching Maiden, in June 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageAloft Collection: WW1 - Victory - The flags of the victorious nations

WW1 - Victory - The flags of the victorious nations flanking a carved statue of the personification of Victory stood atop the world and holding a victory wreath aloft. Date: circa 1919

Background imageAloft Collection: Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata stands near a brick staircase, in a sombrero, holding the hilt of his sword and holding a rifle aloft, wearing two bandoliers across his chest

Background imageAloft Collection: Britannia by Felix Desruelles at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Britannia by Felix Desruelles at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Britannia by Felix-Alexandre Desruelles (18651943) at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France - commemorating the arrival of the British troops in 1914

Background imageAloft Collection: Nicolas Florine Born Nikolay Florin Was an Engineer That?

Nicolas Florine Born Nikolay Florin Was an Engineer That?
Nicolas Florine Born Nikolay Florin Was an Engineer That Built This First Tandem Rotor Helicopter in Which He Remained Aloft for 9Mins 58 Seconds in 1933 in Belgium Rhode St Genese 200Hp Date: 1933

Background imageAloft Collection: Charlie Chaplin in London - Arrival at Victoria Station

Charlie Chaplin in London - Arrival at Victoria Station
Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer - arriving in London - A wild arrival at Victoria Station with the star resorting to sitting on the roof of his cab as

Background imageAloft Collection: WW2 - Wireless Operators Instruction Class

WW2 - Wireless Operators Instruction Class
A photograph of an active British WW2 Royal Air Force wireless operators instruction class, aloft in the latest (of the time) type of training plane. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageAloft Collection: Archibald Russell, Finnish square-rigger ship

Archibald Russell, Finnish square-rigger ship
Going aloft on board the Archibald Russell, Finnish square-rigger ship Date: 1936

Background imageAloft Collection: The Statue of Liberty - New York Bay, New York City, USA

The Statue of Liberty - New York Bay, New York City, USA. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAloft Collection: The Suffragette newspaper Holiday Campaign

The Suffragette newspaper Holiday Campaign. Front cover of The Suffragette newspaper, edited by Christabel Pankhurst and official organ of the W.S.P.U vol. 1, no. 43, Friday August 8, 1913

Background imageAloft Collection: CARRIED ALOFT BY BALLOON

CARRIED ALOFT BY BALLOON
An Italian soldier gets entangled with a balloon's mooring rope, and is swept 300 metres into the air before falling to his death. Date: 1899

Background imageAloft Collection: Funny little toddler boy pretending to be a Strongman

Funny little toddler boy pretending to be a Strongman
insertcaption Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAloft Collection: The Cherub - Chamberlain keeping watch on Poor Jack

The Cherub - Chamberlain keeping watch on Poor Jack
The Cherub - Joseph Chamberlain looking out for the interests and security of Poor Jack with his Merchant Shipping Bill. Date: 1884

Background imageAloft Collection: Allegorical Representation of America

Allegorical Representation of America
An allegorical representation of the products and inhabitants of America; various Native American men and women crowd by a small fortified wall by the water, carrying or moving animals, products

Background imageAloft Collection: Spanish Consul demands Reparations for Insult

Spanish Consul demands Reparations for Insult
At Tampico, the Spanish consul demands reparations for insults against the Spanish nationality. A huge crowd of people are gathered outside a large building flying the Mexican flag

Background imageAloft Collection: Heroine with Sword, Apple

Heroine with Sword, Apple

Background imageAloft Collection: Farman F63bis Goliath (side view) aloft

Farman F63bis Goliath (side view) aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: 10942823

10942823
Farman F180 (aft) aloft from under

Background imageAloft Collection: Farman F 301 (side view) aloft

Farman F 301 (side view) aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: Carried Away on Site

Carried Away on Site
A man clings on for dear life as he is carried aloft on a building site, high above the rooftops. Date: 1915

Background imageAloft Collection: Building Site Trauma

Building Site Trauma
An awkward accident on a skyscraper building site: a man is carried aloft by a crane Date: 1915

Background imageAloft Collection: COMMUNE / ON THE BARRICADE

COMMUNE / ON THE BARRICADE
A defiant woman Communard holds aloft the red flag as she stands on a barricade erected to defend Paris from government troops Date: 1871

Background imageAloft Collection: Two dancers pose for the camera with arms aloft... Date: 1914

Two dancers pose for the camera with arms aloft... Date: 1914

Background imageAloft Collection: Statue in Prague - Czech Republic

Statue in Prague - Czech Republic
Unusual Statue (unlocatable in this exact location) in the formal gardens of the Wallenstein Palace (Valdstejnsky palac) - a Baroque palace in Mala Strana, Prague

Background imageAloft Collection: British Hunting Girl - American View - Red Ensign held aloft

British Hunting Girl - American View - Red Ensign held aloft
Great Britain - Archetype / Personification - American View - Stylish hunting girl with crop, top hat and holding proudly aloft The Red Ensign or " Red Duster"

Background imageAloft Collection: Patriotic WW1-era postcard - Stars and Stripes Flag - USA

Patriotic WW1-era postcard - Stars and Stripes Flag - USA Date: 1917

Background imageAloft Collection: Supermarine Spitfire I trio aloft of 19 Squadron

Supermarine Spitfire I trio aloft of 19 Squadron
Supermarine Spitfire I trio aloft of 19 Sdn

Background imageAloft Collection: Douglas DC-7C of SAS -early livery (forward view) aloft

Douglas DC-7C of SAS -early livery (forward view) aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: Advertisement for Pepsodent toothpaste

Advertisement for Pepsodent toothpaste -- female model wearing a yellow pullover with her arms raised aloft. 1959

Background imageAloft Collection: Moriamur pro rege nostro, Maria Theresa

Moriamur pro rege nostro, Maria Theresa
Maria Theresia, Empress of Austria (1717 - 1780), Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. " Moriamur pro rege nostro, Maria Theresa!" (" We will die for our sovereign, Maria Theresa!" )

Background imageAloft Collection: Champion Town Crier

Champion Town Crier
Mr. Gomer Thomas, winner of the National Town Criers Championships of England and Wales, at Marlborough, Wiltshire, waving his Champtionship Cup aloft!

Background imageAloft Collection: British propaganda for the American entry into the war

British propaganda for the American entry into the war
The card shows a young woman holding aloft the Stars and Stripes with a background of aeroplanes in the sky. We are coming brother, coming, it says. WW1 Date: 1918

Background imageAloft Collection: The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbour, New York, USA

The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbour, New York, USA
Statue of Liberty in New York Harbour, New York, USA - created by French sculptor and designer Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and opened in 1886. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAloft Collection: Supermarine Sea Otter aloft

Supermarine Sea Otter aloft

Background imageAloft Collection: Short Stirling I trio (aft) aloft from RAF Waterbeach

Short Stirling I trio (aft) aloft from RAF Waterbeach, 1942



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