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Bags Collection

Background imageBags Collection: Workshop of a saddler and upholsterer

Workshop of a saddler and upholsterer
The workshop of a saddler and upholsterer, with finished items including trunks, bags and a chair (top right)

Background imageBags Collection: Horse-drawn fish and chips wagon - Cornwall

Horse-drawn fish and chips wagon - Cornwall
A horse-drawn hot fish and chips wagon in Cornwall, close to St Austell

Background imageBags Collection: In the Famous Plug Street Wood by Matania

In the Famous Plug Street Wood by Matania
A relief party marching back to the trenches through Ploegstreet Wood (known as Plug Street), south of Ypres. The scarred trees lining the soldiers route bear the scars of shelling

Background imageBags Collection: Teddy Bear (with hidden objects)

Teddy Bear (with hidden objects)

Background imageBags Collection: Humanised turkey in the role of a banker

Humanised turkey in the role of a banker
A humanised turkey dressed in a suit, cast in the role of a fat banker, surrounded by bags of money

Background imageBags Collection: Handbag Advert / Army / Navy

Handbag Advert / Army / Navy
A selection of British made & foreign handbags, pochettes & evening bags in crepe de chine, also a beaded bag, an embroidered nightdress sachet & a bag with applique flowers

Background imageBags Collection: Two women police officers in gas masks, London, WW2

Two women police officers in gas masks, London, WW2
Two women police officers in gas masks in London during the Second World War. One of them is Florence Bragg (joined November 1936). Date: 1940s

Background imageBags Collection: WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London

WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station

Background imageBags Collection: Baggage Label for the Cunard Line

Baggage Label for the Cunard Line
A fine example of a luggage label - a bag label for the Cunard Line, featuring a picture of the RMS Mauretania. According to the notes on the reverse of this tag

Background imageBags Collection: Threat of Zeppelin gas-bag or terror - which? 1915

Threat of Zeppelin gas-bag or terror - which? 1915
Cartoon showing Kaisers head on the front of a Zeppelin airship, during World War One. German Zeppelins first successful raid was on the night of 1920 January 1915, in which two Zeppelins

Background imageBags Collection: Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England

Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England
Athelney in Somerset, devastated by floods in 1930 showing the only method of travel around the area - in Venetian style, by boat

Background imageBags Collection: Louis Vuitton advertisment

Louis Vuitton advertisment
Advertisment for the Louis Vuitton showroom in New Bond street, London. 1928

Background imageBags Collection: Blitz in London -- salvaged mail, Calthorpe Street, WW2

Blitz in London -- salvaged mail, Calthorpe Street, WW2
Blitz in London -- following the bombing of Mount Pleasant Post Office on 18 June 1943, salvaged mail was temporarily piled up in nearby Calthorpe Street. Date: 1943

Background imageBags Collection: Advert for Dickins & Jones lace items 1912

Advert for Dickins & Jones lace items 1912
Selection of danity lace items for Christmas gifts for women. 1912

Background imageBags Collection: Collecting Eggs at Flamborough Head

Collecting Eggs at Flamborough Head
Collecting seagulls eggs at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. A traditional practice for farmers whose land adjoined the cliff edge

Background imageBags Collection: The walking way in the keel of the R34

The walking way in the keel of the R34, shown when the airship was still under construction. Some of the aluminium fuel tanks and canvas bags for the water ballast may be seen. 24 November 1918

Background imageBags Collection: Chinese Pharmacy 1864

Chinese Pharmacy 1864
Traditional Chinese dispensaries have changed little over time. Herbs are weighed out in daily doses, and patients receive bags of herbs to last the treatment. Date: 1864

Background imageBags Collection: Travellers at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands

Travellers at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands
A group of travellers make their way towards a small aeroplane on the tarmac at the States of Jersey Airport, Channel Islands. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageBags Collection: TS Mercury - Market Day

TS Mercury - Market Day
Market Day at the Training Ship Mercury - boys spend their small weekly allowance in the institutions shop, with bags of sweets apparently popular

Background imageBags Collection: Sing a Song of Sixpence

Sing a Song of Sixpence -- the king cuts into his pie, and the blackbirds start to sing. 19th century

Background imageBags Collection: Asprey Christmas presents, 1926

Asprey Christmas presents, 1926
Colour advertisement for Asprey of Bond Street displaying a wide variety of Christmas present ideas, including an attache case, a shagreen cigarette box, leather handbag, crocodile handbag pochette

Background imageBags Collection: Baa Baa Black Sheep / 1884

Baa Baa Black Sheep / 1884
Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool? Yes Sir, Yes Sir - three bags full. One for the master and one for the dame, and one for the little boy who lives down the lane

Background imageBags Collection: Paper bag design, c. 1890

Paper bag design, c. 1890
Paper bag design from the late nineteenth century for Albert Smith, Baker, Confectioner and Corn Factor, of Derby Road, Nottingham, featuring a rather lovely border showing various crops

Background imageBags Collection: Messina - Italy - A Donkey carrying turnips

Messina - Italy - A Donkey carrying turnips
The quayside at Messina - Italy - A Donkey carrying turnips in side pannier bags Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBags Collection: Successful Money Lender

Successful Money Lender
A successful money lender caresses his bulging money bags. Coins lie scattered across the table. A freshly drawn up loan contract is at his elbow

Background imageBags Collection: Tartan Accessories 1902

Tartan Accessories 1902
Tartan accessories including silk handkerchiefs, mufflers, neck ties, scarves, tartan cravats, silk knit motor wraps, drawstring work bags & satchels

Background imageBags Collection: Ship canal, isthmus of Corinth, Greece

Ship canal, isthmus of Corinth, Greece
A man in traditional costume crosses a bridge above the newly built ship canal linking the Adriatic with the Aegean at the isthmus of Corinth, Greece

Background imageBags Collection: Client: Peter Hatch Partnership (for Woollands)

Client: Peter Hatch Partnership (for Woollands) - May 20, 1964 - Model: June Abbey. Date: 1964

Background imageBags Collection: Comic postcard, Little girl with her dog and doll, sitting on a large pile of luggage

Comic postcard, Little girl with her dog and doll, sitting on a large pile of luggage
humorous, fun, funny, comic, card, postcard, british, child, children, little, girl, girls, sitting, smiling, seaside, holiday, holidays, summer, enjoyment, red, dress, dog, doll, cage, birdcage

Background imageBags Collection: Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)

Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)
Cartoon, The Anglers Return -- Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli portrayed as fishermen, examining the Conservative partys poor returns from the recent General Election -- the Liberal party under Lord

Background imageBags Collection: Construction of sandbag air raid shelter, September 1939

Construction of sandbag air raid shelter, September 1939
Construction of a large public air raid shelter from sandbags in North London, shortly after the outbreak of war. September 1939

Background imageBags Collection: Advert, Leckie, Graham & Co, Glasgow, Scotland

Advert, Leckie, Graham & Co, Glasgow, Scotland
Advert, Leckie, Graham & Co, Saddlery, Harness, Bags and Trunks, Renfield Street and Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageBags Collection: Old women walking togther down the street, 1920s

Old women walking togther down the street, 1920s
Two old ladies walk down the street arm in arm, wearing winter coats and carrying hand bags, c. 1920s. Date: c. 1920s

Background imageBags Collection: Morocco - a leather goods boutique/shop/stall

Morocco - a leather goods boutique/shop/stall. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBags Collection: WW2 Birthday Card, Bags Of Good Luck

WW2 Birthday Card, Bags Of Good Luck
A WW2 birthday greetings card, wishing the recipient good luck with the presence of black cats. The image shows a smiling General Post Office worker delivering the mail. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBags Collection: WW2 Scouts And Guides

WW2 Scouts And Guides
This illustration portrays a British WW2 boy scout and girl guide, these young people helped Britain in the war effort performing roles including hospital assistance, making ration bags

Background imageBags Collection: Illustration, Mr Spider comes to stay

Illustration, Mr Spider comes to stay - windmill with spider and large cobweb Date: 1924

Background imageBags Collection: Birthday postcard, Girl with money bags

Birthday postcard, Girl with money bags Date: 1932

Background imageBags Collection: Pierrot And The Banker Part 1

Pierrot And The Banker Part 1
A series of illustrations portraying Pierrot the sad pantomime clown and a banker, in each scene, Pierrot tries to impress the banker carrying the bags of wealth via means of playing music

Background imageBags Collection: Resting

Resting
A portrait painting of a young woman sat on a crude bench by the edge of a forest, she is casually leaning on her travel bags. Date: 1917

Background imageBags Collection: The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built
A photograph of a toy displaying figurines from the nursery rhyme, The House That Jack Built, including a windmill, the bags of malt, a cat, the rat, the cow with a crumpled horn

Background imageBags Collection: Travelling Man

Travelling Man
A portrait painting of a seated foreign traveller, wearing a white headscarf and carrying a large assortment of bags and cases strapped around his body. Date: circa 1914

Background imageBags Collection: Georgian cartoon, A Suspicious Character

Georgian cartoon, A Suspicious Character, by Henry Heath Date: circa 1820s

Background imageBags Collection: Women modelling designs for satchel bags

Women modelling designs for satchel bags, four fashion photographs. Captioned, When the Satchel Becomes Sack: the Latest Bags?? also ?

Background imageBags Collection: Caricature illustrations, Our Saturday Selection, by Phyllis Kermode, illustrator

Caricature illustrations, Our Saturday Selection, by Phyllis Kermode, illustrator. Showing the Oxford and Cambridge boat race teams, with quotations, No 4, your bags aren't baggy enough

Background imageBags Collection: Caricature illustrations, of the return from the United States of Mr John Redmond, by H M Bateman

Caricature illustrations, of the return from the United States of Mr John Redmond, by H M Bateman. Captioned, The Dictator's Return'

Background imageBags Collection: Porter pulling a loaded cart at a market

Porter pulling a loaded cart at a market, 20 July 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageBags Collection: Eviction of squatters, Harrow Road, London

Eviction of squatters, Harrow Road, London, 17 June 1974 -- a policeman stands guard outside the property, from where all the squatters belongings have been put out on the pavement. Date: 1974



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