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Background imageAttraction Collection: Swanking at Whitley Bay

Swanking at Whitley Bay
I M SWANKING LIKE AN HEIRESS AT WHITLEY BAY - I VE FORGOTTEN ALL ABOUT WORK ! Date: circa 1910

Background imageAttraction Collection: Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild

Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild
Rothschild broke in and trained several zebras to pull a trap, which he memorably used to visit Buckingham Palace in 1898 Date: 1898

Background imageAttraction Collection: Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London

Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London
Londons great attraction: what to see in Shakespeares England. How to find and identify the chief reconstructions of old Tudor buildings at Earls Court. Date: 1912

Background imageAttraction Collection: Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory

Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory
This diagram drawn by W. B. Robinson illustrates Professor Einsteins Theory that light is subject to gravitation. The drawing was based on British observers photographs at the eclipse of the sun

Background imageAttraction Collection: Doncella cigar advertisement, 1965

Doncella cigar advertisement, 1965
Advertisement for Doncella cigars featuring a man under a bunch of mistletoe smoking a cigar and attracting much interest from a bevy of beautiful brunettes. Date: 1965

Background imageAttraction Collection: The Eiffel Tower, Paris, Fance, c. 1890 s

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, Fance, c. 1890 s
Vintage 19th century photograph: The Eiffel Tower, Paris, Fance, c.1890 s

Background imageAttraction Collection: Zoological gardens by B. Waterhouse Hawkins

Zoological gardens by B. Waterhouse Hawkins
Original artwork by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, donated by his granddaughter Mary Hawkins

Background imageAttraction Collection: Advert for Wills Gold Flake cigarettes, featuring a glamorous young woman smoking a

Advert for Wills Gold Flake cigarettes, featuring a glamorous young woman smoking a cigarette on the beach in a red swimsuit, who is the centre of attraction! Date: 1928

Background imageAttraction Collection: Jumbo the elephant giving a ride at the zoo

Jumbo the elephant giving a ride at the zoo
Jumbo the elephant giving children a ride at the zoo. 1891

Background imageAttraction Collection: Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Cutty Sark, Greenwich
The Cutty Sark tea clipper, moored in Greenwich, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageAttraction Collection: North Bay light Railway, Scarborough

North Bay light Railway, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAttraction Collection: Rich Woman fishes for suitors

Rich Woman fishes for suitors
Leap Year - A Sure Bait A rich woman sits on the riverbank, loading up her hook with her riches ( LSD - pounds shillings and pence) - a sure bait for the mass of suitors she has already caught

Background imageAttraction Collection: The Anchorite by Laurie Tayler

The Anchorite by Laurie Tayler
A lone male bather reads a newspaper on a jetty, unaware that he is the focus of every woman on the beach. Date: 1927

Background imageAttraction Collection: BULLOCKs MUSEUM 1811

BULLOCKs MUSEUM 1811
Housed in the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, William Bullocks miscellaneous collection is a popular attraction at a period when official museums hardly exist

Background imageAttraction Collection: Victoria at Brighton

Victoria at Brighton
QUEEN VICTORIA In Brighton, 1832. " Wherever the little maiden went, as was natural, she was the centre of attraction"

Background imageAttraction Collection: Comic postcard, Woman in expensive underwear chats to cleaning lady Date

Comic postcard, Woman in expensive underwear chats to cleaning lady Date: 20th century

Background imageAttraction Collection: Ivan Markoff, a Russian cossack giant, early 20th century

Ivan Markoff, a Russian cossack giant, early 20th century
Ivan Markoff, who was famous as a Russian cossack giant in the early 20th century. Markoff is seen in London where the caption says he was being fitted for a new suit. He was reputed to be 9ft tall

Background imageAttraction Collection: The 1970 London Motor Show at Earls Court, London

The 1970 London Motor Show at Earls Court, London
Two models pose on the bonnet of a Sunbeam Rapier motor car at The 1970 London Motor Show at The Earls Court Exhibition Centre 14th Oct 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageAttraction Collection: The bearded lady: Miss Annie Jones 1898

The bearded lady: Miss Annie Jones 1898
Annie Jones Elliot (1865 - 1902) also known as " the Bearded Lady" toured with the showman P. T. Barnum as a circus attraction. 1898

Background imageAttraction Collection: Girl lighting her cigarette - Continental Pneumatic Advert

Girl lighting her cigarette - Continental Pneumatic Advert
Continental Pneumatic Tyre Company (of Hanover, Germany) advertising postcard, featuring a touching scene as a glamorous and confident lady cyclist stops to grab a light for her cigarette from a

Background imageAttraction Collection: Comic postcard, Pretty woman and psychiatrist Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Pretty woman and psychiatrist Date: 20th century

Background imageAttraction Collection: Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Background imageAttraction Collection: The bearded lady: Miss Annie Jones 1897

The bearded lady: Miss Annie Jones 1897
Annie Jones Elliot (1865 - 1902), a " freak" and part of the " Greatest Show on Earth". The accompanying article describes her as " in every respect the best of the "

Background imageAttraction Collection: The Pixie Shop, Boscastle, Cornwall

The Pixie Shop, Boscastle, Cornwall. circa 1970s

Background imageAttraction Collection: Mother and son riding a Rytecraft Scoota-boat - Llandudno

Mother and son riding a Rytecraft Scoota-boat - Llandudno
Mother and son riding a Rytecraft Scoota-boat - a wooden plywood motor boat at the Fairground - Tusons Scoota Boats - Llandudno, Wales

Background imageAttraction Collection: Preston Mont, Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire

Preston Mont, Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire
Preston Mont (Ethel Preston Monument - 1861-1911), Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire. Walter Preston was a manufacturing chemist. He married Ethel West in 1882. They had no children

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

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

Background imageAttraction Collection: Lassie Come Home cinema projection slide 1943

Lassie Come Home cinema projection slide 1943

Background imageAttraction Collection: Laurel and Hardy Babes in Toyland cinema projection

Laurel and Hardy Babes in Toyland cinema projection slide 1934

Background imageAttraction Collection: Fred Astaire Eleanor Powell Broadway Melody cinema

Fred Astaire Eleanor Powell Broadway Melody cinema projection slide 1940

Background imageAttraction Collection: Rudy Vallee Barbara Lawrence Mother Knows Best

Rudy Vallee Barbara Lawrence Mother Knows Best cinema projection slide 1949

Background imageAttraction Collection: George Formby Bell Bottom George cinema projection

George Formby Bell Bottom George cinema projection slide 1944

Background imageAttraction Collection: The Barretts Of Wimpole Street cinema projection slide 1934

The Barretts Of Wimpole Street cinema projection slide 1934

Background imageAttraction Collection: Tarzan's Secret Treasure cinema projection slide 1941

Tarzan's Secret Treasure cinema projection slide 1941

Background imageAttraction Collection: Coney Island cinema projection slide 1943

Coney Island cinema projection slide 1943

Background imageAttraction Collection: Sight-seeing Train - Panama Canal

Sight-seeing Train - Panama Canal. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAttraction Collection: Baby Take a Bow - Shirley Temple cinema advertisment

Baby Take a Bow - Shirley Temple cinema advertisment
baby take a bow Shirley Temple forthcoming attraction movie cinema advertisment

Background imageAttraction Collection: Baby take a bow film advertisement

Baby take a bow film advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Katherine Hepburn Morning Glory movie advertisement

Katherine Hepburn Morning Glory movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Boris Karloff The Walking Dead movie advertisement

Boris Karloff The Walking Dead movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Fay Wray Below the Sea movie advertisement

Fay Wray Below the Sea movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Bob Hope Jane Russell The Paleface movie advertisement

Bob Hope Jane Russell The Paleface movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Laurel and Hardy Babes in Toyland movie advertisement

Laurel and Hardy Babes in Toyland movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Charlie Chaplin The Gold Rush movie advertisement

Charlie Chaplin The Gold Rush movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Fred Astaire Eleanor Powell Broadway Melody movie advert

Fred Astaire Eleanor Powell Broadway Melody movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: George Formby Bell Bottom George movie advertisement

George Formby Bell Bottom George movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Charles Laughton The Barretts of Wimpole Street movie ad

Charles Laughton The Barretts of Wimpole Street movie advertisement

Background imageAttraction Collection: Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan's Secret Treasure movie advert

Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan's Secret Treasure movie advertisement



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