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Background imageAway Collection: Avro Vulcan B2 climbs away

Avro Vulcan B2 climbs away

Background imageAway Collection: PERSEUS & MEDUSA PERSEUS & MEDUSA

PERSEUS & MEDUSA PERSEUS & MEDUSA
PERSEUS slays MEDUSA, not looking at her because to see her is fatal; his horse Pegasus also looks away

Background imageAway Collection: Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle / Safmarine mailship

Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle / Safmarine mailship
Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle/Safmarine mailship leaving a South African port every week. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageAway Collection: Poem by Robert Herrick

Poem by Robert Herrick
Fair daffodils we weep to see you waste away ?. Illustrated poem by Robert Herrick. Artist: Joyce Mercer Date: circa 1926

Background imageAway Collection: Bristol Childrens Cottage Homes, Downend

Bristol Childrens Cottage Homes, Downend
A view of the childrens cottage homes at Downend, Bristol. A young inmate stands in front of one of the houses. The homes were established in the early 1900s by the Bristol Board of Guardians to

Background imageAway Collection: Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester

Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester
The Duke of York pays a visit to the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester - 24th November 1921. The homes provided accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse. Date: 1921

Background imageAway Collection: The Happy Couple. Grangetown, Middlesbrough 1970s

The Happy Couple. Grangetown, Middlesbrough 1970s 1970s

Background imageAway Collection: Consolidated PBY Catalina (aft) climbing away of Boein

Consolidated PBY Catalina (aft) climbing away of Boeing built PB2B-2

Background imageAway Collection: The Temporary Courthouse at Morant Bay

The Temporary Courthouse at Morant Bay
The temporary courthouse in Morant Bay in Jamaica. Soldiers stand guard at a gathering under a long gazebo, serving as a temporary courthouse. A stone grain store lies a little further away

Background imageAway Collection: Evening full dress 1807

Evening full dress 1807
Evening full dress, woman wearing plain blue dress, cut low and square at front, fastened in the center with a broach, white satin sleeves caught up with broaches, trimmed with swansdown

Background imageAway Collection: Scarborough / Pier 1895

Scarborough / Pier 1895
Scarborough, Yorkshire: the pier, which was washed away in a storm in 1905 and has never been rebuilt Date: 1895

Background imageAway Collection: The loved one far away

The loved one far away
Dutch girl sitting on the end of a jetty thinking of her lover. Artist: Ethel Parkinson Date: 1915

Background imageAway Collection: Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away

Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away
Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist (Professor Smith) has got carried away... " Its taking you a long time to write I love Annie !" Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAway Collection: Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia)

Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageAway Collection: Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe

Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageAway Collection: Guy Fawkes, leader of the Gunpowder Plot, caught in

Guy Fawkes, leader of the Gunpowder Plot, caught in the cellar of the Houses of Parliament, 5 November 1604. William Parker, Baron Monteagle, and Theophilus Howard, Earl of Suffolk

Background imageAway Collection: Poster for Union Castle / Safmarine boat services Date: circa 1970s

Poster for Union Castle / Safmarine boat services Date: circa 1970s

Background imageAway Collection: Royal Air Force Folland Gnat T. 1 trainers of the Red Arrows

Royal Air Force Folland Gnat T. 1 trainers of the Red Arrows
Royal Air Force Folland Gnat T.1 trainers of the Red Arrows, preparing to return to RAF Little Rissington after an airs-how itinerary away from their RAF Little Rissington base. Date: circa 1970

Background imageAway Collection: Pregnant Guppy N1024V under construction

Pregnant Guppy N1024V under construction with On Mark Engineering at LAX - March 1962. the conversion was carried out in stages

Background imageAway Collection: Replete Seagull on the shore having consumed a Watermelon

Replete Seagull on the shore having consumed a Watermelon
Replete Seagull on the shore having consumed a large Watermelon slice - reproduction of a Japanese woodblock print. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageAway Collection: Breda-Zappata BZ. 308 MM61802

Breda-Zappata BZ. 308 MM61802
Aeronautica Militare Italiana - Breda-Zappata BZ.308 MM61802, seen during ground-runs - testing of the Bristol Centaurus engines, circa July 1948

Background imageAway Collection: WW2 Comic Illustrations

WW2 Comic Illustrations
A pair of comical WW2 illustrations showing an airman attempting to tighten up a loose wheel mid flight, the second scene depicts a pair of worried faces as the men watch their aircraft's tail

Background imageAway Collection: Lonely Sweetheart, Music Sheet Cover

Lonely Sweetheart, Music Sheet Cover
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for Lonely Sweetheart, by Art Strauss, Bob Dale and Sonny Miller. Recorded by Ambrose and his orchestra, who can be seen in the portrait photograph

Background imageAway Collection: Comic Postcard - Oxford - A Run with the Man-pursuing Hounds

Comic Postcard - Oxford - A Run with the Man-pursuing Hounds
A Run with the ανθρϖπο θηρϖμενοι Hounds has sketches of the proctors and bulldogs (Oxford University constables)

Background imageAway Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff employee

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff employee
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, rare bookpost real photo postcard of Titanic in Belfast written by a Harland and Wolff employee

Background imageAway Collection: WW2, Jackie Saves An Airman

WW2, Jackie Saves An Airman
This illustration shows Jackie, a fictional WW2 lady of the Emergency Mobile Canteen Corps, bravely pulling a British airman away from his flaming wreck of a plane. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageAway Collection: WW2 Peter The Pilot

WW2 Peter The Pilot
This illustration shows Peter waking from his dream, only to be met by his heroic father who has been away, serving the Royal Air Force during WW2. Date: circa 1940

Background imageAway Collection: R. A. F. Pilots

R. A. F. Pilots
An illustration showing the back of four Royal Air Force pilots fully dressed in flight attire, walking away with their belongings. Date: 1942

Background imageAway Collection: Hie away neath shades of night to the castle of delight

Hie away neath shades of night to the castle of delight - fairies and bubbles Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAway Collection: Businessmen And Royal Guard

Businessmen And Royal Guard
An illustration reproduced from a poster design, showing three smartly dressed businessmen wearing black hats and long coats, walking away from a Royal Guard with a bearskin hat. Date: circa 1939

Background imageAway Collection: Tastes And Colors You Should Not Discuss

Tastes And Colors You Should Not Discuss
A series of illustrations displaying the use of different colours, a yellow gentleman removing the hat of a man in green with a fishing rod, as he carries away a lady

Background imageAway Collection: Soldier Escorting A Woman

Soldier Escorting A Woman
An illustration which shows a French military soldier escorting an older lady by the arm, walking away, seen from behind. Date: circa 1901

Background imageAway Collection: The Boxer

The Boxer
An illustration of a smoke piping military man with unusually large fists, standing with a strong stance as his victim runs away, holding his head from a wound. Date: circa 1901

Background imageAway Collection: Queen Victoria giving away New Year's Gifts

Queen Victoria giving away New Year's Gifts Date: 1854

Background imageAway Collection: Big Toby And Little Toby

Big Toby And Little Toby
A still life painting of two toby jugs, placed facing away from each other, one small and one large, between them sits a glass vase of flowers, with petals falling on the surface. Date: circa 1922

Background imageAway Collection: Lithograph Museum Poster

Lithograph Museum Poster
A poster advertising a Luxembourg museum exhibition of lithographs, featuring a military soldier, walking away from his home town, wife and child in the background. Date: circa 1918

Background imageAway Collection: Knight Poster

Knight Poster
A poster design portraying a brave knight wearing armour, riding on a strong, white war horse, away from the castle which can be seen in the background

Background imageAway Collection: Peace

Peace
This oil painting showcases a trio of hens, coloured black, white and brown, pecking away at the grass. Date: circa 1918

Background imageAway Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic - brochure

White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic - brochure
White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic, The Largest Steamers in the World - red cover foldout cutaway brochure, The Central Shipping Agency, Bath. Date: early 20th century

Background imageAway Collection: Coming home postcard, Mabel Lucie Attwell

Coming home postcard, Mabel Lucie Attwell
The Nicest Thing About Going Away is to Get Back Home Again Date: circa 1930s

Background imageAway Collection: Music cover, Hum Your Troubles Away

Music cover, Hum Your Troubles Away, fox-trot song, composed by Cliff Friend and Harry Woods Date: 1926

Background imageAway Collection: Scene from Japanese Noh Drama, Eguchi

Scene from Japanese Noh Drama, Eguchi
Scene from the Japanese Noh Drama, Eguchi - the yokyoku (noh song) Eguchi is thought to have been composed by the priest Ikkyu-Zenji

Background imageAway Collection: Miss Mollie Dangar

Miss Mollie Dangar
A portrait pencil drawing of Mary Beatrice Dangar, or Miss Mollie Dangar, the later wife of A. Denis Wigram Allen, an Australian solicitor and aviator

Background imageAway Collection: Lady Acheson, nee Mildred Carter

Lady Acheson, nee Mildred Carter
Mildred Acheson, Countess of Gosford (1888-1965) was an American socialite, here depicted on the occasion of her wedding to Lord Archibald Acheson

Background imageAway Collection: Actress Valli Valli

Actress Valli Valli
Born Valli Knust in Berlin, Valli Valli (1882-1927) spent most of her life in England. She was a musical comedy actress who later made a transition into silent films. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAway Collection: The Motor Picture Book, And Away She Goes!

The Motor Picture Book, And Away She Goes! Date: 1930

Background imageAway Collection: Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcars

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcars fading away at Greybull, Wyoming. Date: circa 1980

Background imageAway Collection: Ticket booth in German underground station

Ticket booth in German underground station
Solitary lady in hat buying a ticket from a uniformed lady in the booth.Caption explains that it is a woman doing a man's job while the men are away at war. Cleared by Censor. Date: circa 1914



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