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Choose from 109 pictures in our Booth collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Kingsland Bridge toll booth, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Featured Print

Kingsland Bridge toll booth, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Collecting tolls at the Kingsland Bridge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The Kingsland Bridge is a privately owned toll bridge, spanning the River Severn. It is located near Shrewsbury School and the cost for cars to cross is 20p. It is a Grade II listed building. The toll booth and attendants have now been replaced by automatic barriers. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library

Cartoon, George Conquest outside the Eagle Tavern Featured Print

Cartoon, George Conquest outside the Eagle Tavern

Cartoon, George Conquest -- I wonder if I shall ever be back there! George Augustus Oliver Conquest (1837-1901), playwright, theatre manager, acrobat and pantomimist, looking across at the Eagle Tavern, also known as The Grecian Saloon, a public house and entertainment venue transformed into Salvation Army premises in 1882. William Booth, Salvation Army founder, stands in the doorway.
1883

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Quex Ambulance Q.2 used as a selling booth Featured Print

Quex Ambulance Q.2 used as a selling booth

Quex Ambulance Q.2 being used as a selling booth during War Weapons Week in Birchington. Major Powell-Cotton (in Homberg hat) is speaking to one of the women at the table, a man standing on the steps of the vehicle is turning to listen to him. A VAD nurse, wearing an overcoat, is standing near. Children are standing along both sides of the shot - small boys in flat caps, a girl in a bonnet. The purpose of War Weapons Week, which was held in many localities, was to raise money for the purpose of biuying military weapons for the war effort. Thje aim in Birchington was to raise enough money to buy an aeroplane. The event raised over 10, 000. This photograph is in the archive collection related to the Quex Park VAD Hospital. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Major Powell-Cotton was the VAD Transport Officer for the Isle of Thanet area, responsible for organising the transport of patients from the stations to the local hospitals. Date: 1918

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library