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Announcement Collection

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Margaret Murray recruiting for the Jacobites, 1745

Margaret Murray recruiting for the Jacobites, 1745
Margaret Fergusson Murray, Jacobite supporter and wife of (later turncoat) John Murray of Broughton, recruits supporters to the cause and distributes white cockades, the symbol of the Jacobite cause

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Advertisement for a book about flying saucers

Advertisement for a book about flying saucers
An advertisement for a book by Gray Barker, They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers, suggesting cover-ups, conspiracy and paranoia surrounding UFO sightings

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion

Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion
A poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion, described as a charming excursion to the West of England, calling at Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Izvestia announcing the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II

Izvestia announcing the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II
Izvestia Newspaper announcing the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II - March, 1917. Date: 1917

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Royal Wedding 1981 - ILN front cover

Royal Wedding 1981 - ILN front cover
Front cover of The Illustrated London News celebrating the marriage of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer at St Pauls Cathedral on 29 July 1981

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street

David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street
Lloyd George pictured leaving Downing Street after his resignation with his wife and daughter Megan. His resignation announcement featured in the Court circular of 19th October

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Sport / Cricket / Ashes

Sport / Cricket / Ashes
The Ashes - The original announcement mourning the loss to the Australians ina test series

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravicini

Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravicini
Front cover of The Bystander announcing the engagement of Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravinci. He was the Swiss ministers son, she was the daughter of the author William Somerset Maugham. 1936

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten announcement of his engagement

Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten announcement of his engagement
Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, consort to Queen Elizabeth II of Britain). At the age of 26

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Princess Elizabeth, announcement of her engagement

Princess Elizabeth, announcement of her engagement
Princess Elizabeth, (future Queen Elizabeth II of Britain) at the age of 21. On the officially announcement of her engagement to Lieut Philip Mountbatten, formerly Prince Philip of Greece. July 1947

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles

Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles
The local town crier, Wilfred Tonkin, on St Mary s, Scilly Isles. Seen here announcing the fact that the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, has taken up residence in his holiday bungalow

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Miss Mary Churchill announces her engagement, 1946

Miss Mary Churchill announces her engagement, 1946
Miss Mary Churchill(b. 1922), Mr. Winston Churchills youngest daughter, announced her engagement on the day this photograph was taken of her, attending the wedding of Lord Burhams daughter, the Hon

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Clementinei Hozier engaged to Winston Churchill

Clementinei Hozier engaged to Winston Churchill
Front cover of The Sketch reporting on the announcement of the engagement of Miss Clementine Hozier to Mr Winston Churchill. The marriage took place at St

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Poster, exhibition of English Graphic Art, Zurich

Poster, exhibition of English Graphic Art, Zurich
Poster, Kunstsalon Wolfsberg exhibition of English Graphic Art, announcement of a Board of Trade and British Museum exhibition held in Zurich from June to August 1923

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Two Parisian Feminists putting up a Poster

Two Parisian Feminists putting up a Poster
The New Professions for Women. An illustration of the French struggle for Womens Rights. Two Feminists put up a poster announcing a womens rights public demonstration/meeting in Paris

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Morris Announcement

Morris Announcement
An announcement concerning the authenticity of Morris & Co (William Morriss designs) and warning clients against misleading firms

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Official engagement photograph - Elizabeth and Philip

Official engagement photograph - Elizabeth and Philip
One of the Official engagement photographs taken to commemorate the announcement of the engagement of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II)(1926-2022)

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Cartoon, A Dip in the Free Trade Sea

Cartoon, A Dip in the Free Trade Sea -- satirical comment on the Conservative governments announcement that they did not intend to return to the policy of Protectionism

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Charlie Chaplin cinema slide - a hand tinted magic

Charlie Chaplin cinema slide - a hand tinted magic lantern projection slide from 1925

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: WW1 - First victory of the war celebrated on Galata Bridge

WW1 - First victory of the war celebrated on Galata Bridge
WW1 - On the Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey. Announcement of the first victory news of the war. Date: 1914

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Caricature of George Leybourne, music hall singer

Caricature of George Leybourne, music hall singer
Caricature of George Leybourne (1842-1884), British music hall singer, described as a lion comique, famous for his song Champagne Charlie. It appears that his death had been mistakenly announced

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Queen Victoria January 1901 News Newspaper Report

Queen Victoria January 1901 News Newspaper Report
queen, victoria, january, 1901, news, newspaper, report, reporting, british, royal, royalty, dead, death, events, event, official, announcement, crowds, gathered, reading, read, mansion, house

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Allan Boesak speaking at NUJ

Allan Boesak speaking at NUJ
Allan Boesak, South African cleric and politician, stands at a podium making a speech to the National Union of Journalists in Central Hall, Westminster, London

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: The Naval programme announced by Alexandra, First of the Admiralty

The Naval programme announced by Alexandra, First of the Admiralty, giving details of reductions in the budget of 1929-30. Date: 1930

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Winston Churchill Cabinet Room 10 Downing Street

Winston Churchill Cabinet Room 10 Downing Street
winston, churchill, cabinet, room, 10, downing, street, london, ve, victory, europe, day, radio, broadcast, speech, official, officially, announcement, announced, end, war, peace, germany, may, 1945

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Death of Edward VII, Buckingham Palace, London

Death of Edward VII, Buckingham Palace, London
People outside the railings of Buckingham Palace in Central London, reading the notice announcing the death of King Edward VII. Date: 7 May 1910

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Sir Richard Douglas Powell

Sir Richard Douglas Powell (1842 - 1925), British physician, M.D. medical adviser to the Royal family and present at the death of both Queen Victoria in 1901 and Edward VII in 1910

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Announcement of the king's death

Announcement of the king's death
Announcement on Buckingham Palace headed paper of the death of Edward VII on May 6th, 1910, signed by the four doctors present at the time. Date: 1910

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Announcement of the death of Edward VII 1910

Announcement of the death of Edward VII 1910
Official notification of the death of King Edward posted outside Buckingham Palace, reading the final bulletin early on Saturday morning

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: News of Victoria's Death 1901

News of Victoria's Death 1901
The death of the Queen - reading the announcement at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday Date: 1901

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: A Suffragette publicises a protest meeting by chalking it onto a pavement. Date: 1908

A Suffragette publicises a protest meeting by chalking it onto a pavement. Date: 1908

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Proclamation of naval war with Holland before the Royal Exchange, City of London

Proclamation of naval war with Holland before the Royal Exchange, City of London, 4 March 1665. Date: 1665

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Huntsman losing control of his horse during a foxhunt

Huntsman losing control of his horse during a foxhunt, 19th century. Sponge in hunting pinks on a chestnut horse knocking Lord Scarperdale from his mount. Mr. Sponge completely scatters his lordship

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Outbreak of WWII - crowds outside Downing Street

Outbreak of WWII - crowds outside Downing Street
A large crowd gathered outside 10 Downing Street at 11 o clock on 3 September 1939, at the time the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain was broadcasting the announcement of war. Date: 1939

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: The All Clear sounded by bugle after WW1 air raid

The All Clear sounded by bugle after WW1 air raid
All Clear by bugle call: in London after an air-raid. With a boy scout as bugler: a Special Constables car giving the all clear notice after the recent Zeppelin raid on London

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Edward VII coronation postponed 1902

Edward VII coronation postponed 1902
When the news that Edward VII, (Prince of Wales at the time), was taken ill with appendicitis two days before the planned Coronation in July, anxious people gathered around Buckingham Palace

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: LATERAN TREATY 1929

LATERAN TREATY 1929
Reading the Lateran Treaty outside the Lateran Palace in Rome. It was signed for King Victor Emmanuel III by Mussolini, making Pope Pius XI king of the Vatican State. Date: 1929

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Crowds outside Buckingham Palace, London 1902

Crowds outside Buckingham Palace, London 1902
Date: June 1902

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: FRENCH PUBLIC CRIER

FRENCH PUBLIC CRIER
A French public crier makes an announcement : a mother shows her child the broadside, but passing street pedlars only laugh... Date: 17th century

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: THUMB PLAY BILL

THUMB PLAY BILL
A theatrical announcement for the final European performance at Ryde Town Hall of General Tom Thumb (aged 14) before he returns to America

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Lancaster Herald reads the Proclamation of the new Monarch

Lancaster Herald reads the Proclamation of the new Monarch
Prince Albert, Duke of York (1895-1952) is proclaimed in London and throughout the Empire as the new sovereign, King George VI. Here the Lancaster Herald, Mr. A. G. B

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Andrea Miglionico (1663-1718). Annunciation to Saint Zachari

Andrea Miglionico (1663-1718). Annunciation to Saint Zachari
Andrea Miglionico (1663-1718). Italian painter. Annunciation to Saint Zacharias by the Archangel Gabriel of the birth of his son John the Baptist. Sant Andrea de Conza. Church of Saint Michael

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Pamela Digby (later Churchill, then Harriman)

Pamela Digby (later Churchill, then Harriman)
Pamela Harriman Churchill (1920 - 1997), photographed here to announce her engagement to Randolph Churchill, child of Winston Churchill, socialite, political activist and diplomat. Date: 1939

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Times newspaper headlines, Britain at War, WW1

Times newspaper headlines, Britain at War, WW1
The Times newspaper headlines for 5 August 1914, Britain at War, announcing the outbreak of the First World War. Date: 5 August 1914

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Engagement of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones

Engagement of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones
Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002) and her fiance, Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon) reading telegrams of good wishes sent following the announcement of their engagement. Date: 1960

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Prince George, Duke of Kent, announcement of his engagement

Prince George, Duke of Kent, announcement of his engagement
Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902 1942), announcement of his engagement to Princess Marina, daughter of Prince Nicolas of Greece

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: Announcing a royal birth, 1923

Announcing a royal birth, 1923
A surprise at the Chelsea Arts Club Ball at the Royal Albert Hall: announcing a royal birth by megaphone on the night of 7th February 1923 when Princess Marys son, George Lascelles

Background imageAnnouncement Collection: The exhibit of the car of Gangster Jack Legs Diamond

The exhibit of the car of Gangster Jack Legs Diamond
Queues awaiting entry to the exhibition of the $20, 000 Killer Car ( Direct from New York ) of American Gangster and Bootlegger Jack Legs Diamond (1897-1931) opposite Derrys Clock, 16 George Street



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