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Background imageAttracting Collection: Carnaby / Lady Jane

Carnaby / Lady Jane
CARNABY STREET A busy scene in Carnaby Street outside Lady Jane clothes shop whose window is attracting a lot of attention. Date: 1960s

Background imageAttracting Collection: William Hogarth drawing at Queensborough

William Hogarth drawing at Queensborough
William Hogarth (1697-1764), artist, drawing in the street at Queensborough and attracting attention from passers-by. Date: circa 1730

Background imageAttracting Collection: Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY

Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY (msn MC22192) attracting attention on a beach. (Cierva design, built by Avro) Date: circa 1929

Background imageAttracting Collection: Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY

Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY (msn MC22192) attracting attention on a beach. (Cierva design, built by Avro) Date: circa 1929

Background imageAttracting Collection: Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY

Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY (msn MC22192) attracting attention on a beach. (Cierva design, built by Avro) Date: circa 1929

Background imageAttracting Collection: Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY

Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY (msn MC22192) attracting attention on a beach. (Cierva design, built by Avro) Date: circa 1929

Background imageAttracting Collection: Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY

Avro 611 C.8L G-EBYY (msn MC22192) attracting attention on a beach. (Cierva design, built by Avro) Date: circa 1929

Background imageAttracting Collection: Handley Page Hyderabad J8320 - T of No. 99 Squadron

Handley Page Hyderabad J8320 - T of No. 99 Squadron
Royal Air Force - Handley Page Hyderabad J8320 - T, of No.99 Squadron, attracting attention from local schoolchildren after a forced-landing in a sugar beet field, near Mistley, Essex

Background imageAttracting Collection: Elephants parade through town to publicise circus

Elephants parade through town to publicise circus
A long line of elephants is led through town to publicise the arrival of a circus, attracting much interest from locals. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageAttracting Collection: DUTCH MYSTERY PLAY

DUTCH MYSTERY PLAY
A mystery play is staged in the town square of a Dutch town, attracting crowds of townsfolk, while better-off people watch from their balconies Date: 16th century

Background imageAttracting Collection: Theresa Neumann

Theresa Neumann
German farm girl of Konnersreuth who developed stigmata ater a work accident, especially on Fridays, attracting worldwide interest

Background imageAttracting Collection: Lecture on Astronomy, Paris

Lecture on Astronomy, Paris
The Robin Theatre in Paris hosting a mid nineteenth century lecture aimed at attracting young people to the enigmatic branch of natural science astronomy. Date: 1864

Background imageAttracting Collection: Theresa Neumann 2

Theresa Neumann 2
Crowds gather for a sight of this German farm girl of Konnersreuth who developed stigmata ater a work accident, especially on Fridays, attracting worldwide interest

Background imageAttracting Collection: Boating in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris

Boating in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris
This couple boating on the lake in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, seem to be attracting a surprising amount of attention, including a vendor of things to eat... Date: 1905

Background imageAttracting Collection: Mannequins at Races - 2

Mannequins at Races - 2
Two mannequins, dressed in a leading couturiers latest creations, arrive at Longchamps racecourse on Grand Prix day, attracting considerable attention 1910

Background imageAttracting Collection: Cornelis Jansen (Anon)

Cornelis Jansen (Anon)
CORNELIS JANSEN (Jansenius) Flemish calvinist churchman, bishop of Ypres, founder of Jansenism which, though attracting Pascal et al, was condemned as heretical. Date: 1585 - 1635

Background imageAttracting Collection: Preparing for Flight

Preparing for Flight
Preparing a biplane for flight at the Semaine d Aviation, Nantes (France) : this kind of air show is repeated throughout France, attracting immense public interest. Date: 14-21 August 1910

Background imageAttracting Collection: Company House, London

Company House, London
HUDSONs BAY COMPANYs HOUSE, Fenchurch Street, London Here, great sales were held twice a year, at Easter and September, attracting buyers Date: 1843

Background imageAttracting Collection: Cornelis Jansen - 2

Cornelis Jansen - 2
CORNELIS JANSEN (Jansenius)- Flemish calvinist churchman, bishop of Ypres, founder of Jansenism which, though attracting Pascal et al, was condemned as heretical. Date: 1585 - 1635

Background imageAttracting Collection: US Womens Rights - Who has the right to this young chap?

US Womens Rights - Who has the right to this young chap?! Date: 1910

Background imageAttracting Collection: Russian Basket Seller playing a whistle

Russian Basket Seller playing a whistle (to attract the attention of would-be basket purchasers). Date: 1902

Background imageAttracting Collection: Cricket - The Perfect Maiden by H. H. Harris

Cricket - The Perfect Maiden by H. H. Harris
A 1920s lady inspects her face in a compact mirror, attracting the attention of a handsome cricketer as a match goes on in the background. Date: 1927

Background imageAttracting Collection: Art Institute Chicago

Art Institute Chicago
Attracting one million visitors each year, this is Americas most popular museum until they build Washingtons Air & Space museum. Date: 1916

Background imageAttracting Collection: Mary attracts the chaps

Mary attracts the chaps
Now Mary was a plain girl, Of Lovers she had few; She donned the Harem skirt and now She doesn t know what to do!

Background imageAttracting Collection: France / Fecamp

France / Fecamp
Opening of the new bathing establishment at Fecamp, Seine-Maritime, not far from Rouen : like all coastal towns, Fecamp is attracting growing numbers of visitors

Background imageAttracting Collection: Electric light on the Thames Embankment

Electric light on the Thames Embankment
Illustration showing crowds admiring the electric lighting on the Thames Embankment, London in 1879. When the Victoria Embankment was opened in 1870 it was lit by cast iron gas lamps

Background imageAttracting Collection: Temple of Diana - Nimes

Temple of Diana - Nimes
The Temple of Diane (Diana / Artemis) at Nimes attracting attention in this late 18th century scene from artists and some tourists examining a tomb and the masonry

Background imageAttracting Collection: Bathers & Admirers 1906

Bathers & Admirers 1906
two girls attracting male attention. Not surprising as their wet bathing costumes cling seductively to their figures

Background imageAttracting Collection: Phonograph Exhibited

Phonograph Exhibited
The PHONOGRAPH is demonstrated at a London exhibition, attracting the interest of many, including a Post Office messenger boy

Background imageAttracting Collection: Bethnal Green Museum

Bethnal Green Museum
The Bethnal Green Museum is an oasis of culture in Londons East End, attracting holiday crowds to its delightful miscellany of exhibits in a splendid cast-iron palace. Date: 1883

Background imageAttracting Collection: Classical Curtains 3

Classical Curtains 3
DRAWING ROOM WINDOW CURTAINS in the classical style, with heavy dust-attracting folds. A clock on a plinth and a statue on a pedestal complement the sash windows


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