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Background imageBeats Collection: First Metropolitan Police-Dogs

First Metropolitan Police-Dogs
Front cover photograph showing two London policemen with the first Metropolitan police-dogs in 1938, thirty years after the first dogs were used by the North Eastern Railway Police to patrol Hull

Background imageBeats Collection: Gyrocopter Beats Traffic

Gyrocopter Beats Traffic
The Campbell Cricket one-man gyrocopter is used for speedy commuting above the traffic and passengers queuing at the bus stop Date: late 1960s

Background imageBeats Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Hockey

Olympics / 1932 / Hockey
Hockey: India beats USA by 24 to 1

Background imageBeats Collection: Monkey / Carl V / Chess Game

Monkey / Carl V / Chess Game
CARL V / KARL V Holy Roman Emperor, also King of Spain as Charles I: at Ghent in 1540 he loses his temper when beaten at chess by a monkey Date: 1500 - 1558

Background imageBeats Collection: Wife Beats Husband 19C

Wife Beats Husband 19C
A wife beats her husband; a neighbour tries to restrain her

Background imageBeats Collection: Bravery at Wattignies

Bravery at Wattignies
At WATTIGNIES, a drummer-boy named Sthrau beats his drum, making the Austrians think they are surrounded. When they realise their mistake, they kill the juvenile hero

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

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

Background imageBeats Collection: Comic Postcard - The Fathers Revenge on daughters Man

Comic Postcard - The Fathers Revenge on daughters Man
Comic Postcard - " Loves Reward" - The Fathers Revenge on her daughters new man, who is getting a hearty spanking for some indiscretion which has made his girl cry

Background imageBeats Collection: Advert, The New Hoover Vacuum Cleaner

Advert, The New Hoover Vacuum Cleaner - Try Them All! Date: 1929

Background imageBeats Collection: Wolverhampton Wanderers Team

Wolverhampton Wanderers Team: Griffin, Malpass, Baugh, Rose, Dunn, Henderson, Lewis, Griffiths, Beats, Wood, Owen, Black. 1890s

Background imageBeats Collection: YOUTH LEARNS FEAR / GRIMM

YOUTH LEARNS FEAR / GRIMM
THE STORY OF THE YOUTH WHO WENT FORTH TO LEARN WHAT FEAR WAS - the boy meets (and beats) the fierce old man Date: circa 1905

Background imageBeats Collection: Syria - Punishment of a servant (3 / 3)

Syria - Punishment of a servant (3 / 3)
A domestic situation unfolds in Syria - the Mistress of the house punishes her serving maid - she is tied up and flogged across her bare back. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBeats Collection: Yachting Terms Illustrated - A Spanker!'

Yachting Terms Illustrated - A Spanker!"
Yachting Terms Illustrated - " A Spanker!" A housewife reacts with furious anger to the indiscretions of her younger son, who has spilt black ink all over her pressed white tablecloth

Background imageBeats Collection: Red heart and blue flowers on a Valentine postcard

Red heart and blue flowers on a Valentine postcard -- Heart Beats Sincerity. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBeats Collection: Suffragette Beats Husband

Suffragette Beats Husband. Wife with carpet beater threatens husband who cowers under the table. Wreckage of kitchen utensils all around. Captioned, A Suffragette Date: circa 1910

Background imageBeats Collection: Schwan Kleb An

Schwan Kleb An
The swan leads the procession - Swan, Stick On!

Background imageBeats Collection: Advert / Michelin Tyres

Advert / Michelin Tyres
Michelin Tyres - beats the train Date: 1905

Background imageBeats Collection: Forestalled

Forestalled
Young man beats his rival in offering a pretty Welsh girl his brolly. Artist: Florence Hardy Date: 1910

Background imageBeats Collection: A Day at the Fair. The clown

A Day at the Fair. The clown. The children all come when the clown beats the drum? Date: circa 1926

Background imageBeats Collection: Grp Capt Bird Wilson beats up the aerodrome at Changi

Grp Capt Bird Wilson beats up the aerodrome at Changi in a Gloster Meteor F4, EE596. 1947. Date: 1947

Background imageBeats Collection: Coronation. Abbey entrance and reception

Coronation. Abbey entrance and reception
The temporary construction comprising the Queens entrance and reception hall. Outside, the array of Queens beasts can be seen along the wall of the reception hall. 1953

Background imageBeats Collection: Paulhan to Manchester

Paulhan to Manchester
Louis Paulhan narrowly beats Grahame-White in a flight from London to Manchester (landing en route) : his plane - a Farman biplane - is virtually identical to Grahame-White s. Date: 28th April 1910

Background imageBeats Collection: High Jump Cartoon

High Jump Cartoon
1st Event - International Sports 1914- HIGH JUMP. Mr Fritz (Germany) beats all previous records - a biting cartoon highlighting the horrors & dangers of the front

Background imageBeats Collection: Robin Pardoned

Robin Pardoned
Robin is pardoned by Queen Katherine, who realises that beneath that rough exterior there beats a heart of gold

Background imageBeats Collection: Lady Wrangler June 1894

Lady Wrangler June 1894
Miss A M J E JOHNSON of Newnham College, Cambridge, beats all her male competitors in the Mathematical Tripos, and is chaired and cheered round Clough Hall

Background imageBeats Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Wrestling

Olympics / 1932 / Wrestling
Wrestling: J Ried (Great Britain) beats Zervinis (Greece) in bantamweight

Background imageBeats Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Wrestling

Olympics / 1932 / Wrestling
Wrestling: Foldeak (Germany) beats Jensen (Denmark)

Background imageBeats Collection: Goldsmith at Work / C16

Goldsmith at Work / C16
A goldsmith beats out gold leaf, which is then stored between paper by his colleague on the right

Background imageBeats Collection: Fish Peddler Attacked

Fish Peddler Attacked
At Toul, France, a fish peddler carrying a basket of herrings is ambushed by a swarm of crows who rob him of his stock while he beats them off with his stick

Background imageBeats Collection: Youth Learns Fear / Grimm

Youth Learns Fear / Grimm
THE STORY OF THE YOUTH WHO WENT FORTH TO LEARN WHAT FEAR WAS - the boy meets (and beats) the fierce old man

Background imageBeats Collection: Flying Low for Fun

Flying Low for Fun
For the sporting aviator, nothing beats flying low over city streets - the many obstacles are an exciting challenge and great fun may be had by one and all

Background imageBeats Collection: Duhesme at the Rhine

Duhesme at the Rhine
At the crossing of the Rhine, general Du Hesme grabs a drum and beats it to encourage his men, despite a counter-attack by the Austrians

Background imageBeats Collection: Carasco Beats Quixote

Carasco Beats Quixote
He is finally beaten by his friend Sanson Carasco, who makes him swear not to take up arms again for a year

Background imageBeats Collection: Judy Beats Punch

Judy Beats Punch
Judy beats Mr Punch

Background imageBeats Collection: Punch Beats Judy (Anon)

Punch Beats Judy (Anon)
Mr Punch beats Judy

Background imageBeats Collection: Punch Beats Judy

Punch Beats Judy
Punch beats Judy


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