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Beans Collection

Background imageBeans Collection: Carrying sacks of Coffee, santos, Brazil

Carrying sacks of Coffee, santos, Brazil
Carrying sacks of Coffee to be put on a ship at Santos, Brazil, South America. The total weight of the sacks is 302 kg!

Background imageBeans Collection: Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Background imageBeans Collection: WW2 Birthday Card, Digging For Victory

WW2 Birthday Card, Digging For Victory
A WW2 birthday greetings card, Hoping you're full of beans and digging for victory! The image shows a man carrying his fork and rake towards the allotment of good wishes. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBeans Collection: Averys Services Limited Advertisement

Averys Services Limited Advertisement
An advertisement page promoting Averys Services Limited, specialists in blockmaking, typesetting, foundry work, photography, commercial art and catalogue illustrating

Background imageBeans Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Plant Soya Beans!

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Plant Soya Beans! Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageBeans Collection: Japan - Parched Soybeans Store

Japan - Parched Soybeans Store
Japan - A mother carrying her baby on her back stands in front of a store selling Japanese traditional Parched Soybeans. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBeans Collection: Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBeans Collection: Comic postcard, Turnip, beans and rhubarb

Comic postcard, Turnip, beans and rhubarb Date: 20th century

Background imageBeans Collection: Drying coffee beans, Brazil, c. 1880 s

Drying coffee beans, Brazil, c. 1880 s
Drying coffee beans, Brazil, c.1880 s

Background imageBeans Collection: Comic postcard, family wearing gas masks, WW2

Comic postcard, family wearing gas masks, WW2 - beans for dinner! Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBeans Collection: Soya beans - a hint for hungry Europe 1921

Soya beans - a hint for hungry Europe 1921
Page from The Illustrated London News reporting on the possibilities of the soya bean as the solution to the cost of living in Europe

Background imageBeans Collection: Coffee plant, Coffea arabica, with flowers, beans and seeds

Coffee plant, Coffea arabica, with flowers, beans and seeds. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Edouard Winklers Getreue Abbildung aller in der Pharmacopoea (True Pictures of Pharmacopeia)

Background imageBeans Collection: Varieties of peas and beans, gousses et graines legumieres

Varieties of peas and beans, gousses et graines legumieres. Pisum sativum and Phaseolus vulgaris. Handcoloured steel engraving by Corbie after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre

Background imageBeans Collection: Mapuche playing the games of llighetun and kechukawe

Mapuche playing the games of llighetun and kechukawe
Indigenous Mapuche of Chile playing the game of llighetun with beans (porotos) and a ring, and kechukawe (queciucague) with a five-sided dice

Background imageBeans Collection: Coffee plant

Coffee plant
Coffee tree, (Coffea Arabica), was originally indigenous in Arabica and countries bordering on the red Sea

Background imageBeans Collection: Marzipan Fruits and Veg Date: 1935

Marzipan Fruits and Veg Date: 1935

Background imageBeans Collection: Dish of String Beans Date: 1950

Dish of String Beans Date: 1950

Background imageBeans Collection: Ripe Green Beans

Ripe Green Beans

Background imageBeans Collection: DRESSED VEGETABLES

DRESSED VEGETABLES
Stuffed tomatoes - Vegetable Marrow a la creme - Spinach - Potato Croquettes - Haricot Beans - Tossed Mushrooms - Wafer Potatoes - New Carrots and White Sauce. Bon appetit! Date: circa 1900

Background imageBeans Collection: Cacao (Cocoa) harvesting in Equador

Cacao (Cocoa) harvesting in Equador. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBeans Collection: WW2 - Shortage of Potatoes in Britain during the War

WW2 - Shortage of Potatoes in Britain during the War
Sorry No Potatoes - a British housewife has limited choice for her vegetable purchasing, as potato stocks dry up due to tight rationing control over supply - December, 1941. Date: 1941

Background imageBeans Collection: Coffee plantation at the Aby Lagoon, Ivory Coast

Coffee plantation at the Aby Lagoon, Ivory Coast
Buildings of a coffee plantation at the Aby Lagoon in the south-east of Ivory Coast (then French West Africa). Date: circa 1910

Background imageBeans Collection: Maison Sargos at a cacao and coffee plantation, Congo

Maison Sargos at a cacao and coffee plantation, Congo
Maison Sargos at a cacao and coffee plantation in the Kouilou Department in south of the Republic of the Congo (then French Equatorial Africa) at the west coast of Africa. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBeans Collection: Samoan Girl - Fiji

Samoan Girl - Fiji
Beautiful photographic portrait of a Samoan Girl - Fiji - note the coral and bean beads. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBeans Collection: Soho, London - 52 Old Compton Street W1

Soho, London - 52 Old Compton Street W1 - display in The Algerian Coffee Stores shop window. 1973

Background imageBeans Collection: Fairies of the Garden - The Scarlet Runner

Fairies of the Garden - The Scarlet Runner. 1903

Background imageBeans Collection: Prpparing Cocoa

Prpparing Cocoa
Extracting cocoa beans on an Indian (?) plantation. Date: 1908

Background imageBeans Collection: Advert / Bile Beans 1906

Advert / Bile Beans 1906
Do you suffer from Indigestion and liver troubles? Take BILE BEANS for BILIOUSNESS - Every Bean a Boon! Date: 1906

Background imageBeans Collection: Morocco - Casablanca - Vegetable seller - Petit Sokko

Morocco - Casablanca - Vegetable seller - Petit Sokko. He is having a brief break with a well-deserved cup of tea! A rather portly European visitor is taking in the sights

Background imageBeans Collection: Advert for Sniders Pork and Beans

Advert for Sniders Pork and Beans Date: 1914

Background imageBeans Collection: Advert for Sniders Pork and Beans and Catsup

Advert for Sniders Pork and Beans and Catsup Date: 1914

Background imageBeans Collection: Coffee ranch in the state of Veracruz, Mexico

Coffee ranch in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. The inset image shows a native worker shelling the beans. Date: circa 1895

Background imageBeans Collection: Toddler helping out in the kitchen

Toddler helping out in the kitchen
A toddler helping out in the kitchen with the pots and pans. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBeans Collection: Tea and coffee flower fairies sharing beverages

Tea and coffee flower fairies sharing beverages.. Handcolored steel engraving by C. Geoffrois after an illustration by Jean Ignace Isidore Grandville from Les Fleurs Animees, Flower Fairies, Paris

Background imageBeans Collection: Greetings card from Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Greetings card from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, showing an equestrian statue of George Washington and a view of the Public Garden. Date: 1895

Background imageBeans Collection: Gallipoli Coffee Machine (Grinder)

Gallipoli Coffee Machine (Grinder)
A Gallipoli Coffee Machine (Grinder) with crank and section for coffee beans. Trench Art

Background imageBeans Collection: Women sorting coffee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Women sorting coffee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBeans Collection: Green Beans - Advertorial postcard for Dutch Hero Company

Green Beans - Advertorial postcard for Dutch Hero Company
Advertorial postcard for the Dutch Hero Company, featuring some green beans. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBeans Collection: Drying coffee beans in the sun - Costa Rica

Drying coffee beans in the sun - Costa Rica Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBeans Collection: Runner Beans 19C

Runner Beans 19C
Runner bean. Date: 19th century

Background imageBeans Collection: Cyprus poster

Cyprus poster
Empire Marketing Board 1927-1933 poster, Cyprus camel train carrying trade goods Date: 1927-1933

Background imageBeans Collection: Mamemaki: expelling demons with beans

Mamemaki: expelling demons with beans. Print shows family members eating beans in a room and a man, with a box of beans, appears about to toss a handful into the room; scene taking place during

Background imageBeans Collection: O Fuko throwing beans for good luck and to drive the girls a

O Fuko throwing beans for good luck and to drive the girls away on New Years Eve. Print shows a large Japanese woman tossing beans to soldiers who are caricatured as ogres with horns, fangs

Background imageBeans Collection: Italian day laborer with basket of beans she has just picked

Italian day laborer with basket of beans she has just picked. Seabrook Farms, Bridgeton, New Jersey. Date 1941 May

Background imageBeans Collection: Seven types of beans for seated meditation

Seven types of beans for seated meditation. Print shows a large serving spoon with a dish, possibly containing tofu, and a bean cake(?) in a baking dish. Date between 1804 and 1807

Background imageBeans Collection: Camping Beans

Camping Beans

Background imageBeans Collection: Sack of Coffee Beans

Sack of Coffee Beans
A sack of coffee beans. Date: 1980

Background imageBeans Collection: Returning medicine bottle at the Grocers Shop

Returning medicine bottle at the Grocers Shop
An elderly gentleman Mr W. Hitchman delivers his bottle of medicine for collection and replacement at his local Grocers Shop



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