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Background imageArmband Collection: Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman

Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman. 1930s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London

Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London
A woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, at Kennington, London, wearing belted jacket (summer uniform), helmet with badge, white shirt and tie, and duty armband. Date: 1933

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers and woman with suitcase

Two women police officers and woman with suitcase
Two women police officers (Jean Grasy and Margaret Findlay or Knight), one of them a sergeant, talking to a young woman with a suitcase on a London street. (1 of 2) Date: circa 1960s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer Kathleen Saville, London, WW2

Woman police officer Kathleen Saville, London, WW2
Woman police officer Kathleen Saville (joined January 1940), on duty in London during the Second World War, seen here at a railway station helping a group of child evacuees find their train

Background imageArmband Collection: Boer War, group photo, first attempt at peace

Boer War, group photo, first attempt at peace
Boer War, group photo, first attempt (unsuccessful) to arrive at peace, at Middelburg in March 1901. Back row (left to right): Colonel Henderson, Van Velden, Major Watson, H Fraser, Colonel Hamilton

Background imageArmband 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 imageArmband Collection: Ww2 Second World War Two Usa American Army Military

Ww2 Second World War Two Usa American Army Military
ww2, second, world, war, two, usa, american, army, military, police, mp, armband, comic, postal, cover, 1942, 1940s, 40s, forties, envelope, postmark, arlington, stamp, stamps, looking, for

Background imageArmband Collection: Recruitment poster, Commando Medical Service, WW2

Recruitment poster, Commando Medical Service, WW2
Recruitment poster, Commando Medical Service, February 1945, Second World War Date: 1945

Background imageArmband Collection: Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait, WW1

Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait, WW1
Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait - George Robinson, Special Constable. Date: circa 1916

Background imageArmband Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Vent your Red Hot Anger

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Vent your Red Hot Anger (on the enemy) Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageArmband Collection: Congo. Portrait of Ngalyema, chief of Kintamo

Congo. Portrait of Ngalyema, chief of Kintamo
Ngalyema, chief of Kintamo (a village on the southern bank of the Congo River). Portrait. Engraving by Pedro Mullor. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageArmband Collection: Combined Civil Defence exercise, WW2

Combined Civil Defence exercise, WW2
Civil defence rescue workers administering first aid to a released casualty from the exercise site. The R on the helmet signifies Rescue team workers

Background imageArmband Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy and Allied leaders, WW1 - French

Comic postcard, Little boy and Allied leaders, WW1 - French, Kitchener and Jellicoe Date: 1914-1918

Background imageArmband Collection: Comic postcard, Couple outside police station

Comic postcard, Couple outside police station Date: 20th century

Background imageArmband Collection: A temporary wartime policeman in uniform, September 1939

A temporary wartime policeman in uniform, September 1939
A temporary wartime " bobby" wearing his armband and helmet, and carrying his gas mask in London, a few weeks after the outbreak of World War Two. Date: 1939

Background imageArmband Collection: Roman metal vase, case, rings and pins

Roman metal vase, case, rings and pins
Metal vase found in Herculaneum, Naples 1, metal case adorned with silver, perhaps to store womens clothes, found in Herculaneum 2

Background imageArmband Collection: Prince Philip visiting RAF officers

Prince Philip visiting RAF officers. circa 1940s

Background imageArmband Collection: Prince Edward of Wales in the South of France

Prince Edward of Wales in the South of France -- he is possibly already King Edward VIII, as the black armband could be for the death of his father, King George V. Date: circa 1936

Background imageArmband Collection: Rajah Date: 1897

Rajah Date: 1897

Background imageArmband Collection: The National Vigilance Association - NVA Workers, London

The National Vigilance Association - NVA Workers, London
The National Vigilance Association - NVA Workers at work at a London Railway Station. The NVA was a society established in August 1885 " for the enforcement

Background imageArmband Collection: Two police officers in SPG van, Met Police, London

Two police officers in SPG van, Met Police, London
Two police officers, one male, one female (WPC McKay), in an SPG (Special Patrol Group) van, Met Police, London. The SPG was set up in 1961 to provide a centrally-based mobile capability for dealing

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers outside a police station

Two women police officers outside a police station. On the left is a sergeant, on the right WPC Daphne Acton in the new style Norman Hartnell uniform, introduced in 1968. Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer Shirley Jennings, London

Woman police officer Shirley Jennings, London
Woman police officer Shirley Jennings (joined May 1941, later Becke), standing in a park on a sunny day. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageArmband Collection: Group photo, King George V and Queen Mary in India

Group photo, King George V and Queen Mary in India
Group photo, including King George V and Queen Mary with British and Indian dignitaries during their visit to India for the Coronation Durbar ceremony. Date: circa 1911

Background imageArmband Collection: WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges

WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges
Distinctive Badges of Rank of Officers in the Army, showing corresponding ranks in Royal Navy, Army, & Royal Air Force. Colour lithograph published by Gale and Polden Limited, Aldershot

Background imageArmband Collection: Roman, Gold, Jewllery, Armband, Snake, history, historical

Roman, Gold, Jewllery, Armband, Snake, history, historical, 10804538

Background imageArmband Collection: Soldier in a trench on the Western Front, WW1

Soldier in a trench on the Western Front, WW1
Soldier in a trench on the Western Front, with a letter box on the right, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers in a London street

Two women police officers in a London street
Two women police officers walking along a London street, going past the Talbot Cafe. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageArmband Collection: Two police officers in a police station, London

Two police officers in a police station, London
Two police officers, one male, one female, in a police station, London, standing on either side of the counter. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageArmband Collection: Two police officers working in a station, London

Two police officers working in a station, London
Two police officers working in a London police station. The WPC is Maureen (Mo) Dennison. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers working in a station, London

Two women police officers working in a station, London
Two women police officers working in a London police station, looking in a book. One of them is Maureen (Mo) Dennison (right). Date: circa 1950s

Background imageArmband Collection: Women police officers singing in choir, Met Police, London

Women police officers singing in choir, Met Police, London
Women police officers singing in the first womens choir, Met Police, London. The conductor is Sybil Hill. Date: circa 1948

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer on bicycle, Met Police

Woman police officer on bicycle, Met Police
Woman police officer (mobile officer) riding a bicycle along a country road, wearing uniform with a duty armband. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageArmband Collection: Two police officers with motorcycles, London

Two police officers with motorcycles, London
Two police officers (one male, one female: Margaret Cheesley) with motorcycles, Epsom, Surrey. At this time, training courses were being run for WPCs in the use of a new type of lightweight motor

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer in Bather uniform, London

Woman police officer in Bather uniform, London
Woman police officer posing in the Bather style uniform which was worn from 1946 to 1968 -- double-breasted overcoat (winter wear), white shirt and tie, peaked cap with badge, and duty armband

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer outside police station, London

Woman police officer outside police station, London
Woman police officer (Peggy Spalton) standing outside a London police station. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer in portrait photo

Woman police officer in portrait photo
Woman police officer (Winnie Gould) in a portrait photo, in the Bather style uniform which was worn from 1946 to 1968 -- four-buttoned jacket with matching material belt, white shirt and tie

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers walking along London street

Two women police officers walking along London street
Two women police officers (Sergeant Neale, left, and Constable Cooper, right) walking along a London street. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer and woman with handbag, London

Woman police officer and woman with handbag, London
Woman police officer talking to a young woman with a handbag outside a shop on a London street, and making notes in a notebook. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer standing by mounted policeman, London

Woman police officer standing by mounted policeman, London
Woman police officer standing by a mounted policeman just off Hammersmith Bridge, West London. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer and woman with handbag

Woman police officer and woman with handbag
Woman police officer, Sergeant Greta Drinkwater (nee Saban), talking to a woman with a handbag in a London street. Drinkwater would rise to the rank of Chief Superintendent

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers in a London street

Two women police officers in a London street
Two women police officers (Valerie Fenner, left, and Sarah Phillips, right) walking along a London street with a wrought iron gate in the background. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageArmband Collection: Two women police officers in London, WW2

Two women police officers in London, WW2
Two women police officers on duty wearing air raid helmets on a London street during the Second World War. They are WPCs Ivy Baxter and Beatrice Gargrave (both joined June 1937). Date: 1940s

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer W Gould in uniform, London

Woman police officer W Gould in uniform, London
Woman police officer Winifred Gould (joined August 1931) in a studio photo with painted backdrop. She is wearing the recently updated Stanley uniform -- a white shirt and tie were introduced

Background imageArmband Collection: Women police officers at work, WEC, London

Women police officers at work, WEC, London. They are Sergeant Patricia May Atkinson (seated left, joined August 1946), and Constables Ada Sandy (joined July 1928)

Background imageArmband Collection: Woman police officer Beatrice Wills, London

Woman police officer Beatrice Wills, London
Portrait photo of Beatrice Wills (nee Wakefield), an early woman police officer. She joined the force in January 1919, and is seen here wearing the Stanley Uniform, introduced in that year

Background imageArmband Collection: Fulup man with weapons and Mandingo man in robe and turban

Fulup man with weapons and Mandingo man in robe and turban.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsches Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageArmband Collection: Firefighters in breathing apparatus, Everett Street, SW8

Firefighters in breathing apparatus, Everett Street, SW8
Firefighters in breathing apparatus at a fire at The Steam Packet public house in Everett Street, Battersea, London SW8, on 26 April 1959



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