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Background imageBaggage Collection: Hannibal crossing the Alps

Hannibal crossing the Alps
Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps - an epic overland journey from Carthage to Italy during the Second Punic War in Italy (218-203 BC). Two of Hannibals war elephants are pictured

Background imageBaggage Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageBaggage Collection: Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps

Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps - an epic overland journey from Carthage to Italy during the Second Punic War in Italy (218-203 BC). Two of Hannibals war elephants are pictured

Background imageBaggage Collection: Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire

Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire (on the Worcester and Hereford Railway route). Now known as Great Malvern railway station, it opened in 1860. Date: circa 1860s

Background imageBaggage Collection: Market Reports Series - Country Ducks arriving

Market Reports Series - Country Ducks arriving
One of the Market Reports illustrated postcard series. Country Ducks arrived in excellent condition. Date: 1903

Background imageBaggage Collection: Curtiss Hawk 75 fuselage interior looking rear

Curtiss Hawk 75 fuselage interior looking rear from the baggage compartment. 9 May 1938. Date: 1938

Background imageBaggage Collection: Porter (Petherick)

Porter (Petherick)
London characters: in these days of hatboxes, parasols, dressing cases and all, the STATION PORTER takes them from cab to train and puts them in the luggage rack for you

Background imageBaggage Collection: Male Type / Traveller 1922

Male Type / Traveller 1922
Happy chap in a cosy double- breasted overcoat lined in opossum & with a fur roll collar, also a flat cap, narrow trousers with turn-ups, spats & gloves

Background imageBaggage Collection: Cunard Line, baggage labels, passenger list

Cunard Line, baggage labels, passenger list
SHIPPING: Mixed collection of liner ephemera including Cunard baggage labels for Queen Mary, Canadian Pacific, Union Castle, Durban Castle passenger list, etc

Background imageBaggage Collection: Queen Mary and other Cunard assorted items

Queen Mary and other Cunard assorted items
OCEAN LINERS: Collection of Queen Mary and other Cunard cuboid ceramic tea ware dating from the 1930s-1940s, Cunard White Star baggage label, sailings and embarcation details. Date: 1930s-1940s

Background imageBaggage Collection: Night sortie and attack on baggage wagons, India

Night sortie and attack on baggage wagons, India Date: 1857-1858

Background imageBaggage Collection: Printed ephemera, Cunard Line tags and labels

Printed ephemera, Cunard Line tags and labels

Background imageBaggage Collection: Loading freight into one of the Fleet of International Air Freight Ltd.s Cargo Planes - capacity

Loading freight into one of the Fleet of International Air Freight Ltd.s Cargo Planes - capacity per machine over 2 tons or 700 cubic ft. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBaggage Collection: Opposite the first Cafe de Paris, Boulevard des

Opposite the first Cafe de Paris, Boulevard des Italiens, 1845. Two bearded dandies in redingotes and top hats watch a woman in long riding dress side-saddle on a horse

Background imageBaggage Collection: Cartoon, Clapham Junction Station, SW London

Cartoon, Clapham Junction Station, SW London
Cartoon, Metropolitan Prize Puzzles No.6, underground passage at Clapham Junction Station, SW London - a passenger can t remember which stairs to take

Background imageBaggage Collection: Railway station at Kettering, Northamptonshire

Railway station at Kettering, Northamptonshire, on the Leicester and Hitchin Railway route, with people waiting with their luggage on opposite platforms. Date: 1857

Background imageBaggage Collection: Emigration - Half a mind to go back again

Emigration - Half a mind to go back again. 19th century

Background imageBaggage Collection: Locomotive engine, Chicago & Evanston Line, Illinois, USA

Locomotive engine, Chicago & Evanston Line, Illinois, USA
Locomotive engine, Express & Baggage car, on the Chicago & Evanston Line, Illinois, USA, with driver and drivers mate. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBaggage Collection: Loading baggage onto a Channel steamer - the passengers watch with apprehension as their

Loading baggage onto a Channel steamer - the passengers watch with apprehension as their precious possessions are hoisted aboard... Date: 1897

Background imageBaggage Collection: TOURISTS ON THE RIGI

TOURISTS ON THE RIGI
A party of tourists ascend the Rigi mountains near Lucerne, the ladies and children ride, while papa admires the wild flowers and porters carry the baggage. Date: 1879

Background imageBaggage Collection: PASSENGERS DESCEND PLANE

PASSENGERS DESCEND PLANE
Travellers at an American airport alight from their plane and step into a car parked alongside. No waiting for baggage, no queueing for customs... Date: 1936

Background imageBaggage Collection: Advertising postcard for Owbridges Lung Tonic - India

Advertising postcard for Owbridges Lung Tonic - India
Advertising postcard for Owbridges Lung Tonic ( A Royal Cure for Coughs and Colds ) showing cases of the magical medicine being transported by two elephants in India. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBaggage Collection: Sudan - Dinka Porters

Sudan - Dinka Porters
Porters of the Dinka people, the major ethnic group of South Sudan - shown here as part of a group transporting the baggage of (seemingly) a group of colonial officials. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBaggage Collection: South America - The tango is no longer fashionable

South America - The tango is no longer fashionable. A musician specialising in the music of the tango returns home from Europe once the craze for this particular style has passed... Date: circa 1916

Background imageBaggage Collection: Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878). St. Petersburg. Departure of

Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878). St. Petersburg. Departure of Russian officers to Serbia as volunteers in the army of General Tchernaieff. Engraving in The Spanish and American Illustration, 1877

Background imageBaggage Collection: King John loses Crown Jewels in the Wash

King John loses Crown Jewels in the Wash
On 14 October 1216, King John, while on a campaign, arrived at the south side of the Wash. As his army crossed the sands, the tide rose unexpectedly and the Kings baggage, including the crown jewels

Background imageBaggage Collection: Railway Station, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Railway Station, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Railway Station, Surabaya (Soerabaja, Soerabaia), East Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). Date: circa 1905

Background imageBaggage Collection: Advertisement for British United Airways to London

Advertisement for British United Airways to London. circa 1960

Background imageBaggage Collection: Luggage on a truck at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands

Luggage on a truck at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands
Luggage on a British United truck, about to be loaded onto an aeroplane at the States of Jersey Airport, Channel Islands. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageBaggage Collection: The Baggage Room by Longley

The Baggage Room by Longley
A cupid painting his quiver of arrows with a message in the luggage hold of a ship, announcing they will be wanted on the voyage. 1929

Background imageBaggage Collection: King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy & French President Loubet

King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy & French President Loubet
A jolly cartoon-style postcard depicting King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869-1947) & French President Emile Francois Loubet (1838-1929) (complete with his travel bags)

Background imageBaggage Collection: USA - Baggage smashers

USA - Baggage smashers - horse, cart and luggage.. Part of Box 5 Boswell collection. American Trip. Date: circa 1900

Background imageBaggage Collection: Edwardian couple embracing

Edwardian couple embracing
Edwardian lady parting from her lover with her cases and baggage. Date: circa 1904

Background imageBaggage Collection: Japanese porters

Japanese porters carrying a lot of luggage including suitcases, carpets and sundry other possessions - rural Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBaggage Collection: During Paris Floods 1910

During Paris Floods 1910
During the Paris inundations, three ladies leave their Avenue Montaigne home by boat, taking with them hat box, bird cage, and other baggage, not forgetting the dog January 1910

Background imageBaggage Collection: Passengers on a 727

Passengers on a 727
Happy passengers aboard a Boeing 727 (Lufthansa) aeroplane. Date: late 1960s

Background imageBaggage Collection: Wwi / Uhlans Attack Convoy

Wwi / Uhlans Attack Convoy
German Uhlan cavalry attack a Russian baggage-convoy Date: 1915

Background imageBaggage Collection: WW1 - Eastern Front - German Cavalry

WW1 - Eastern Front - German Cavalry (Uhlans) attacking a Russian Baggage Convoy at a ford. Date: 1915

Background imageBaggage Collection: Baggage line at Bacalar Chico, British Honduras

Baggage line at Bacalar Chico, British Honduras (now Belize), Central America, 23 May 1951. Date: 1951

Background imageBaggage Collection: Boys scouts at the outbreak of World War I

Boys scouts at the outbreak of World War I
A London troop of Boy Scouts assist in the transport of baggage from barracks to railway station, at the beginning of World War I. Date: 1914

Background imageBaggage Collection: Her Gentleman Friend! by Muriel Dawson

Her Gentleman Friend! by Muriel Dawson
Her Gentleman Friend! (Baggage & Witch) by Muriel Dawson -- a dog and a cat. Date: 1949

Background imageBaggage Collection: A baggage tag for a French line Ocean Liner

A baggage tag for a French line Ocean Liner
A baggage tag for the French line Ocean Liner service between New York and Paris

Background imageBaggage Collection: An airport

An airport
Baggage is loaded by hand on to an aeroplane at an airport, while passengers mill about. Date: 1928

Background imageBaggage Collection: Inniskillings in transit

Inniskillings in transit
The Inniskilling Fusiliers, stationed in China, are recalled to Europe to fight in World War One. Here photographed in transit at Tientsin (now Tianjin) docks

Background imageBaggage Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Captured Wagons, Office and Train

Russo-Japanese War - Captured Wagons, Office and Train
Russo-Japanese War - Captured Russian baggage wagons, The Head Office of the Military Railways at Dairen (now Dalian, formerly Dalny)

Background imageBaggage Collection: WW1 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Arrival of French and British

WW1 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Arrival of French and British troops, joining the International Expeditionary Force at Thessaloniki - fighting Bulgarian forces on the Macedonian front. Date: circa 1916

Background imageBaggage Collection: Elderly lady not overly generous with her tipping

Elderly lady not overly generous with her tipping
" Have you got change for a threepenny-piece, Adolphus? I want to give the porter a gratuity." The porter appears to already be expecting the impending disappointment! Date: 1894

Background imageBaggage Collection: In a baggage room

In a baggage room



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