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Aug16 Collection

Background imageAug16 Collection: Senate House (University of London) from Store Street

Senate House (University of London) from Store Street. Date: 1938

Background imageAug16 Collection: Herm, Channel Islands, Blacksmiths Cottage, La Rosiere Steps

Herm, Channel Islands, Blacksmiths Cottage, La Rosiere Steps
Blacksmiths Cottage and La Rosiere Steps at Herm (Haerme) - one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Bristol - University - Wills Memorial Building

Bristol - University - Wills Memorial Building designed by Sir George Oatley in memory of Henry Overton Wills III (of Wills Cigarettes). Date: 1936

Background imageAug16 Collection: Ladram Bay near Sidmouth, Devon

Ladram Bay near Sidmouth, Devon. Date: 1936

Background imageAug16 Collection: Lady Laverys sitting room

Lady Laverys sitting room
A corner of a room belonging to Hazel, Lady Lavery, wife of the society portrait painter, Sir John Lavery. Hazel was strongly connected with Ireland

Background imageAug16 Collection: Rowing crew photograph, 1911

Rowing crew photograph, 1911
Rowing crew from Cambridge University posing for a team photograph with a trophy. Date: 1911

Background imageAug16 Collection: Rowing at Cambridge, 1911

Rowing at Cambridge, 1911
A rowing crew on the River Cam. Date: 1911

Background imageAug16 Collection: Suspension Bridge and Castle, Inverness, Scotland

Suspension Bridge and Castle, Inverness, Scotland
Suspension Bridge and Castle, Inverness, Highland, Scotland Date: 1944

Background imageAug16 Collection: Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge

Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge
Bristol - The Clifton Suspension Bridge (designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel) over the River Avon Gorge - a paddlesteamer passes beneath. Date: 1936

Background imageAug16 Collection: Wedding of the Duke of Westminster & Loelia Ponsonby

Wedding of the Duke of Westminster & Loelia Ponsonby
Page from The Tatler reporting on the society wedding of Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster and Loelia Ponsonby (his third wife) at Princes Row registry office on 20 February 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Loelia Ponsonby and the Duke of Westminster

Loelia Ponsonby and the Duke of Westminster
Hugh ( Bendor ) Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster, with Loelia Ponsonby who he would marry at Princes Row Register Office in London, 20th February 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Mrs. Cunningham Reid (Mary Ashley)

Mrs. Cunningham Reid (Mary Ashley)
Hon. Ruth Mary Clarisse Ashley, daughter of multi-millionaire, Lt-Col Wilfred Ashley (1st Baron Mount Temple) and sister of Edwina, Countess Mountbatten

Background imageAug16 Collection: Witanhurst tennis game

Witanhurst tennis game
Judges playing tennis internationals at Lady Crosfields house Witanhurst in Highate Village, north west London. Here the first fixture of the newly formed Bar Lawn Tennis Association is seen in

Background imageAug16 Collection: Herm - Channel Islands - Belvoir Bay

Herm - Channel Islands - Belvoir Bay
Belvoir Bay at Herm (Haerme) - one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Newcastle upon Tyne Railway Crossing - Castle - Tyne Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne Railway Crossing - Castle - Tyne Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne Railway Crossing (then the largest crossing of its type in the world) Newcastle Castle and distant misty view of the Tyne Bridge (which opened in 1928). Date: circa 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Bolton Castle, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England

Bolton Castle, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Pitmen encamped - evicted coal miner and his dwelling

Pitmen encamped - evicted coal miner and his dwelling
A miner on strike sits despondently outside his makeshift home, his crutch and dog at his side. Due to lengthy strike action resulting from a wage dispute

Background imageAug16 Collection: The North Bay Bathing Pool, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

The North Bay Bathing Pool, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes

Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. A. T. McGrath)

Background imageAug16 Collection: Mothersills Seasick Remedy

Mothersills Seasick Remedy
Advertisement for Mothersills Seasick Remedy - recommended to stop train sickness. 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Guildford, Surrey - Various places of note

Guildford, Surrey - Various places of note
Guildford, Surrey - The Castle Gateway, the Castle grounds, the High Street, the silent pool and the River Wey. Date: 1936

Background imageAug16 Collection: Beaulieu-sur-Mer - La Pointe Fourmie - French Riviera

Beaulieu-sur-Mer - La Pointe Fourmie - French Riviera. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Rowers on the River Cam, c. 1912

Rowers on the River Cam, c. 1912
A crew rowing past the Cambridge University club boathouse on the River Cam, c.1912. Date: c.1912

Background imageAug16 Collection: Bristol - Cabot Tower, Brandon Hill

Bristol - Cabot Tower, Brandon Hill. The tower was built in the 1890s to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the journey of the Genoese explorer John Cabot from Bristol to lands which later became

Background imageAug16 Collection: Herm - Channel Islands - The North West Beaches

Herm - Channel Islands - The North West Beaches
The North West Beaches at Herm (Haerme) - one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Lord Roberts inspects Rugby School OTC

Lord Roberts inspects Rugby School OTC
Lord Roberts, former Commander-in-Chief of the British Army and recipient of the Victoria Cross during the Indian Mutiny, visits Rugby School in February 1906 where he inspects the schools Rifle Club

Background imageAug16 Collection: Vancouver, Canada - Hastings Street with trams

Vancouver, Canada - Hastings Street with trams
Vancouver, British Columbia, Western Canada - Hastings Street with trams. Date: circa 1920

Background imageAug16 Collection: Vancouver, Canada - Yachting in the English Bay

Vancouver, Canada - Yachting in the English Bay
Vancouver, British Columbia, Western Canada - Yachting in the English Bay. Date: circa 1920

Background imageAug16 Collection: Star of the East by Arild Rosenkrantz

Star of the East by Arild Rosenkrantz
The Three Kings bow their heads in prayer as they see the star of the east. 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Shilluk Man of the Upper Nile (Malakal, South Sudan)

Shilluk Man of the Upper Nile (Malakal, South Sudan) - note the distinctive headdress. Date: circa 1925

Background imageAug16 Collection: Viscountess Furness and her son

Viscountess Furness and her son
Thelma, Lady Furness (1904 - 1970), born Thelma Morgan featured in The Tatler with her son, Hon. Anthony William Furness. Thelma married twice, the second time to Marmaduke Furness

Background imageAug16 Collection: Corinne Griffith impersonates speed -The Lilies of the Field

Corinne Griffith impersonates speed -The Lilies of the Field
Corinne Griffith (1894-1979), dancer and actress known as the orchid lady of the screen pictured in a scene from the Alexander Korda film, The Lilies of the Field

Background imageAug16 Collection: Student room, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1911

Student room, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1911
Interior view of student room in New Court, Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1911. The room is neat and filled with elegant furniture, pictures and other comforts

Background imageAug16 Collection: Guests at a Margate boarding house, 1930s

Guests at a Margate boarding house, 1930s
Delightful group photograph of assorted guests at an unidentified boarding house at the seaside resort of Margate on the Kent coast

Background imageAug16 Collection: Advert for James Aitchison brooches 1883

Advert for James Aitchison brooches 1883
James Aitchison, manufacturer of National Scottish Jewellery. From birds shot in the Highlands of Scotland, mounted as brooches in gold and silver, and set with Scotch Cairngorms stones. 1883

Background imageAug16 Collection: Le Petit Trianon - Versailles Palace, France

Le Petit Trianon - Versailles Palace, France - slightly overgrown. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Opening of Berlin Stadium - venue for 1916 Olympics

Opening of Berlin Stadium - venue for 1916 Olympics
Opening of the stadium in Berlin, Germany, intended as the venue for the 1916 Olympic Games. Due to the First World War, the Games were never held. Date: 1913

Background imageAug16 Collection: Church Street, Norton, Malton, North Yorkshire

Church Street, Norton, Malton, North Yorkshire. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAug16 Collection: Lady Desborough with her grandchildren

Lady Desborough with her grandchildren
Ettie, Lady Desborough pictured with her grandchildren, Julian and Rosemary Salmond. Ethel Anne Priscilla ( Ettie ) Grenfell (n饠 Fane), Lady Desborough (1867-1952)

Background imageAug16 Collection: Crosse and Blackwells Mixed Pickles advertisement

Crosse and Blackwells Mixed Pickles advertisement
Advertisement for Crosse and Blackwells Mixed vegetable pickles, perfect with joints or mince. 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Tatler cover - Walt Disney

Tatler cover - Walt Disney
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Walt Disney (1901-1966), American film producer, animator and founder of Walt Disney film studios pictured with one of his original

Background imageAug16 Collection: Laldy Seafield and Mr Derek Studley Herbert

Laldy Seafield and Mr Derek Studley Herbert
Newly married Lady Seafield - Nina Caroline Studley-Herbert, 12th Countess of Seafield (17 April 1906 30 September 1969) and her husband, Derek Studley Herbert. The couple divorced in 1950

Background imageAug16 Collection: The Bell Buoy

The Bell Buoy
A bell buoy bobbing in foggy seas lights the way for a sailing ship. 1930

Background imageAug16 Collection: Vases and Friezes which belonged to Robert Adam

Vases and Friezes which belonged to Robert Adam
Roman Marble funerary (cinerary) vases and friezes which belonged to Robert Adam - in Sir John Soanes Museum, London, WC2. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAug16 Collection: High Street, Colyton, Devon

High Street, Colyton, Devon - note the 16th Centry pub (The Colcombe Castle) and the octagonal lantern tower of St. Andrews Church (back left) Date: 1904

Background imageAug16 Collection: The Girl Guides Association - Imperial Headquarters

The Girl Guides Association - Imperial Headquarters - 17-19 Buckingham Palace Road, London. Date: 1931

Background imageAug16 Collection: Baalbek, Lebanon - Circular Exedra of the Grand Court

Baalbek, Lebanon - Circular Exedra of the Grand Court. An Exedra is a room, portico, or arcade with a bench or seats where people may converse (especially in ancient Roman and Greek buildings)

Background imageAug16 Collection: Butchers Shop of J G Randall of Muswell Hill Road, London

Butchers Shop of J G Randall of Muswell Hill Road, London. Date: circa 1905



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