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Background imageBench Collection: Ferryside Railway Station, Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Ferryside Railway Station, Carmarthenshire, South Wales
View of Ferryside Railway Station on the Great Western Railway, Carmarthenshire, South Wales. Probably taken from the footbridge across the tracks

Background imageBench Collection: Wheelwright makinbg wooden wheels, Blists Hill, Ironbridge

Wheelwright makinbg wooden wheels, Blists Hill, Ironbridge
A skilled wheelwright works on a wooden cart wheel in his workshop at Blists Hill Working Museum, Ironbridge, Shropshire. First published The Independent newspaper Date: 1989

Background imageBench Collection: Stockings 1920S Photo

Stockings 1920S Photo
A young woman, wearing a fur coat, cloche hat & T-bar shoes, lifts her leg up on a bench in order to reveal her stocking tops & garters

Background imageBench Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London

St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London, with patients resting in the open air. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBench Collection: Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon

Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon
People relaxing on a bowling green at a holiday camp in Paignton, Devon, with chalets in the background. Date: 1950s

Background imageBench Collection: Driffield Union workhouse, East Yorkshire

Driffield Union workhouse, East Yorkshire
The entrance to the union workhouse (or Poor Law Institution) on Bridlington Road, Driffield, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Two inmates can be seen on the left, sitting on a bench

Background imageBench Collection: Tropical plant and orchid house

Tropical plant and orchid house
Cross-section view of a tropical plant and orchid house

Background imageBench Collection: House carpenter planing a board on a bench

House carpenter planing a board on a bench. His workshop contains carpentry tools such as saws, hammer, chisel, as well as finished products such as a door, rafters, ladder, etc

Background imageBench Collection: Scotland / Tarbert

Scotland / Tarbert
Old men sitting on a bench overlooking the town of Tarbert, with its fine church, on Loch Fyne, Argyllshire, Scotland. Date: 1960s

Background imageBench Collection: Strictly Confiential by Muriel Dawson

Strictly Confiential by Muriel Dawson
A little boy and girl sit together on a bench, the boys arm around the girl as they discuss secrets

Background imageBench Collection: Blacksmith at work in his forge

Blacksmith at work in his forge
An elderly blacksmith hammering a horseshoe on his anvil. The owner of the horse awaiting a new set of shoes looks in at the window, while the blacksmiths cat scratches an ear on the work bench

Background imageBench Collection: Victorian Shoemaker

Victorian Shoemaker
A Victorian shoemaker in his workshop

Background imageBench Collection: Wa Mozart Composing

Wa Mozart Composing
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer at work in Salzburg

Background imageBench Collection: Two Cobblers Mend Shoes

Two Cobblers Mend Shoes
Two cobblers, seated on a low bench in their workshop, set about repairing shoes and fitting new soles

Background imageBench Collection: A Watchmaker at Work

A Watchmaker at Work
A clock and watchmaker seated at his bench makes fine adjustments to a watch part, possibly a cog. He uses a bow lathe ?. Wall, mantel & grandfather clocks can be seen

Background imageBench Collection: Mr. Justice Field

Mr. Justice Field
William Ventris Field(1813-1907), shown here in 1875 when newly appointed as one of the judges of the Court of Queens Bench

Background imageBench Collection: Lenin and Stalin sitting on a bench

Lenin and Stalin sitting on a bench
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870 - 1924) and Josef Stalin (1879 - 1953), Communist Russian leaders, sitting on a bench. Date: circa 1920

Background imageBench Collection: Inmates of the Chelsea workhouse, London

Inmates of the Chelsea workhouse, London
Elderly male inmates relax in a garden of the Chelsea workhouse, London. Some are smoking pipes, some are reading newspapers, others are feeding birds

Background imageBench Collection: Comic postcard, England and France will always pull together, WW1 Date: circa 1918

Comic postcard, England and France will always pull together, WW1 Date: circa 1918

Background imageBench Collection: El Minzah Hotel, Tangier, Morocco

El Minzah Hotel, Tangier, Morocco
El Minzah Hotel, Tangier (Tangiers), Morocco. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBench Collection: Oldway Mansion, Paignton, Devon

Oldway Mansion, Paignton, Devon, in the style of the Palace of Versailles. Showing part of the formal gardens. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBench Collection: Advertisement for various types of steam engine

Advertisement for various types of steam engine
Advertisement for Robey & Co of Lincoln (Globe Works), London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Paris, manufacturers of various types of steam engine. circa 1883

Background imageBench Collection: Childrens nursery, Chorlton Union Cottage Homes, Styal

Childrens nursery, Chorlton Union Cottage Homes, Styal
View inside a childrens nursery at the cottage homes in Styal, Cheshire, with a large group of girls and boys posing for their photograph

Background imageBench Collection: Female / White Dress 1930S

Female / White Dress 1930S
A woman sits on a bench out in the sunshine, wearing a white cloque dress with a low-cut back and a green velvet sash; she has a matching jacket and hat

Background imageBench Collection: Old Men on Park Bench

Old Men on Park Bench
Two elderly men in cloth caps take a breather on a park bench

Background imageBench Collection: HOGARTH / THE BENCH

HOGARTH / THE BENCH
The difference between character and caricature. The central figure is Sir John Willes, Chief Justice, lecher and scourge of rioters

Background imageBench Collection: French Tailors C18Th

French Tailors C18Th
An elegant Frenchman has a fitting for a new coat. A tailor, down on one knee, makes some adjustments. Another, sewing buttons, sits cross legged on a bench

Background imageBench Collection: Middlesex Hospital Garden, Mortimer Street, London

Middlesex Hospital Garden, Mortimer Street, London. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBench Collection: Labour Candidates

Labour Candidates
Labour candidates. - A postcard with a dual meaning, both a satire on potential Labour Party MPs and three down and out men all of whom are good candidates as labourers. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBench Collection: English gentleman on trial in France, 18th century

English gentleman on trial in France, 18th century
English gentleman on trial in France, accused by an old hag and her virtuous niece Clara, 18th century. Before the tribunal at Avignon

Background imageBench Collection: Jeweller at his bench with leather covers

Jeweller at his bench with leather covers. His tools include files, drills, hammer, pliers, wire drawer and crucible. Handcoloured woodcut engraving from The Book of English Trades

Background imageBench Collection: Main entrance, Montacute House, Montacute, Somerset

Main entrance, Montacute House, Montacute, Somerset, a late Elizabethan mansion with garden. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBench Collection: Denmark. Copenhagen. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum

Denmark. Copenhagen. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum. Exterior

Background imageBench Collection: Cockle Picker, Ulverston

Cockle Picker, Ulverston
A cockle picker outside her cottage near Ulverston, then part of Lancashire. An old woman holds a large basket. On a wooden bench is another basket full of cockle shells

Background imageBench Collection: Maria Leontievna Bochkareva

Maria Leontievna Bochkareva (nee Frolkova), who fought in World War I and formed the First Russian Womens Battalion of Death in 1917

Background imageBench Collection: Making horse tack in a workshop

Making horse tack in a workshop
Two craftsmen preparing the leatherwork for horse tack; shaping, stretching and sewing the pieces to the correct shape and size. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageBench Collection: Jennie Churchill / Cdv

Jennie Churchill / Cdv
JENNIE JEROME LADY RANDOLPH CHURCHILL Later wife of George Cornwallis-West

Background imageBench Collection: Saddler at Work C. 1800

Saddler at Work C. 1800
A saddler, in apron, works at a bench. Various tools can be seen in his workshop including a round paring knife

Background imageBench Collection: Fine Hand Hackling and Sorting Yarn in a Spinning Mill

Fine Hand Hackling and Sorting Yarn in a Spinning Mill - an interior shot showing a man hackling flax by hand at a bench by a window. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageBench Collection: San Francisco church, Barranco, Lima, Peru, South America

San Francisco church, Barranco, Lima, Peru, South America
San Francisco church in Barranco, a district of Lima, Peru, South America. circa 1910

Background imageBench Collection: Sir John Day

Sir John Day
SIR JOHN CHARLES FREDERICK SIGMUND DAY Judge in the Queens Bench Division. Date: 1826 - 1908

Background imageBench Collection: Albert De Rutzen / Wag

Albert De Rutzen / Wag
SIR ALBERT DE RUTZEN " A model magistrate" Date: 1831 - 1913

Background imageBench Collection: Schoolboys and teacher on a Christmas card

Schoolboys and teacher on a Christmas card
Misbehaving schoolboys surprised by their teacher on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBench Collection: Cheery Families - Master Switch the Schoolmasters Son

Cheery Families - Master Switch the Schoolmasters Son. 1890s

Background imageBench Collection: Disraeli as Pm / 1868

Disraeli as Pm / 1868
Disraeli addresses the Commons for the first time as Prime Minister, following Lord Derbys resignation. Date: March 1868

Background imageBench Collection: Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent

Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent from the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney, London. 14 May 1832

Background imageBench Collection: Winter in the Park

Winter in the Park
Winter snow and icicles on a park bench near the church at Crowborough, Sussex, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBench Collection: Travelling Sawyer

Travelling Sawyer
A travelling sawyer, with his portable saw mill, a saw and bench attached to the back of his car, whereby logs and timber can be sawn up accordingly. Date: 1930s



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