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Braces Collection

Background imageBraces Collection: Boy Admires Spitfire

Boy Admires Spitfire
Spitfire Summer: A little boy wearing shorts and braces admires a Spitfire on the runway at Biggin Hill, Kent, England

Background imageBraces Collection: BOOKMAKERS

BOOKMAKERS
Kendall and McManus bookmakers stand by their blackboards as the race commences. Top tips include No.2, Westcroft

Background imageBraces Collection: Music cover, The Teddy Bears Frolic

Music cover, The Teddy Bears Frolic by Theo Bonheur. circa 1920s

Background imageBraces Collection: William Lillywhite

William Lillywhite
WILLIAM LILLYWHITE The Father of Modern Cricket A right-handed bowler, who played for Sussex in the 1820s. Date: early 19th century

Background imageBraces Collection: A stretched out tale of the new pair of braces

A stretched out tale of the new pair of braces
A poor man, initially very pleased with his splendid new braces, struggles to make them fit and eventually lands on his bottom with the unruly braces still undone

Background imageBraces Collection: German Woodworker

German Woodworker
DER DENGLER (" THE HONER/SHARPENER" ) Idealised German woodworker in traditional clothes

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Servant and angry mistress Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Servant and angry mistress Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Henry cartoon, boy takes a ride, by Carl Anderson

Henry cartoon, boy takes a ride, by Carl Anderson Date: 1936

Background imageBraces Collection: Boy church bell ringers

Boy church bell ringers, young campanologists Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBraces Collection: Life on a North Sea trawler - man viewed through porthole. Date: 1960s

Life on a North Sea trawler - man viewed through porthole. Date: 1960s

Background imageBraces Collection: Three people in a tailors workshop

Three people in a tailors workshop. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBraces Collection: Tailor at work on a garment

Tailor at work on a garment. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Boss and workman Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Boss and workman Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Couple in bedroom, phone call Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple in bedroom, phone call Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Middle aged couple in bedroom Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Middle aged couple in bedroom Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy getting ready to go out Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boy getting ready to go out Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Two girls discuss little boy Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two girls discuss little boy Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Man washing in a bowl Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man washing in a bowl Date: 20th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Comic postcard, Soldier joining the British Army, WW2 - medical examination Date

Comic postcard, Soldier joining the British Army, WW2 - medical examination Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBraces Collection: A group of children lined up for a photograph in a terraced street. Date: 1930s

A group of children lined up for a photograph in a terraced street. Date: 1930s

Background imageBraces Collection: Tyrolese man

Tyrolese man, Switzerland. 19th century

Background imageBraces Collection: Happy Easter - German greetings card

Happy Easter - German greetings card showing a young lad, his large green shorts held up by red braces, wheeling a basket of Easter Eggs passed a group of rather non-plussed chickens! circa 1910s

Background imageBraces Collection: PINAFORE 1909

PINAFORE 1909
Pinafore with bretelles (braces), box pleated skirt, button detail, high necked blouse with tucks; finely pleated low waisted dress with a yoke & lace trim & a sunbonnet Date: 1909

Background imageBraces Collection: GIRL IN STRIPES 1868

GIRL IN STRIPES 1868
Girl: habit shirt with a puff at the sleeve top, skirt with pyramid trim, tunic with braces & peplum hem, small hat perched at the front of her head & blue boots. Date: 1868

Background imageBraces Collection: GLASS FURNACE 1930S

GLASS FURNACE 1930S
A glassmaker heating glass in a furnace. Date: 1930s

Background imageBraces Collection: Appleby Horse Fair, Cumbria, England

Appleby Horse Fair, Cumbria, England - a bookmaker writes the odds for a horse trotting race on a board. He wears braces and a straw sun hat. Date: 1990

Background imageBraces Collection: Transporting cheeses - Alkmaar, the Netherlands

Transporting cheeses - Alkmaar, the Netherlands
Transporting round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is famed for its traditional cheese market. Date: 1920s

Background imageBraces Collection: Old man laughing, Balham, SW London

Old man laughing, Balham, SW London
An old man laughing, Balham, SW London. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBraces Collection: Furniture Removal Van

Furniture Removal Van
Four men load a large wooden window seat into the back of a L.N.E.R. (London & North Eastern Railway) furniture removal van

Background imageBraces Collection: Boy Holding a Kitten

Boy Holding a Kitten
A boy in a striped shirt and trousers with braces holds a fluffy tabby kitten

Background imageBraces Collection: People witha 139 BSA motorcycle & sidecar

People witha 139 BSA motorcycle & sidecar
Man, woman & young boy in sidecar of a 1939 BSA M20 motorcycle combination in a residential road circa 1940

Background imageBraces Collection: Music cover, I m an Airman

Music cover, I m an Airman ! (And I Fly, Fly, Fly, Fly, Fly). By Thomas McGhee and Hal Russell, sung by J W Rickaby. 1925

Background imageBraces Collection: Stooking corn, Exmoor, near Porlock, Somerset

Stooking corn, Exmoor, near Porlock, Somerset
Two men and a boy stooking corn on Exmoor, near Porlock, Somerset. Date: 1971

Background imageBraces Collection: Group of men in fancy dress and makeup, USA

Group of men in fancy dress and makeup, USA
Group of men and boys in fancy dress and makeup, North America. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraces Collection: Paine Bros & Co, Groceries, USA

Paine Bros & Co, Groceries, USA
Paine Bros & Co, Groceries, North America. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBraces Collection: Boy holding a fox cub

Boy holding a fox cub. circa 1940s

Background imageBraces Collection: Farmer and his crop

Farmer and his crop
Farmer standing amid his crop holding two sheaves of corn. Date: 1945

Background imageBraces Collection: Transporting cheeses - Alkmaar, the Netherlands

Transporting cheeses - Alkmaar, the Netherlands
Transporting round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is famed for its traditional cheese market. circa 1910s

Background imageBraces Collection: Easel and boy on a cutout Christmas card

Easel and boy on a cutout Christmas card -- he has stuck his head through the canvas from the back, making the shocked artist fall backwards on the other side. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBraces Collection: Man in garden in shirtsleeves

Man in garden in shirtsleeves
Man posing for his photo in a garden in shirtsleeves. circa 1920s

Background imageBraces Collection: Cartoon, New Bridge from Sparkbrook to Smallheath

Cartoon, New Bridge from Sparkbrook to Smallheath
Cartoon, The New Bridge from Sparkbrook to Smallheath (Small Heath), Birmingham. Dr Hugh Thomas and Labourer Tipper. 1888

Background imageBraces Collection: Weighing round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - The Netherlands

Weighing round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - The Netherlands
Weighing round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is famed for its traditional cheese market. circa 1910s

Background imageBraces Collection: Skirt suit for holidays or cruises, 1932

Skirt suit for holidays or cruises, 1932
A skirt suit of uncrushable silk wool blend in an off white shade with cream tints, with a vest, braces and scarf in a polka dot pomegranate shaded material. Suitable for holidays or cruises

Background imageBraces Collection: Cartoon, Kaiser Wilhelm and Charlot, WW1

Cartoon, Kaiser Wilhelm and Charlot, WW1
Cartoon, Kaiser Wilhelm and Charlot (Charlie Chaplin). The Kaiser, dressed as a clown, asks Charlot to crown him emperor of the world. (1 of 2) Date: 1917

Background imageBraces Collection: Glassmaking - Cutting

Glassmaking - Cutting
Three men working in the glass industry, cutting a block of glass Date: 1933

Background imageBraces Collection: Man and dogs in cornfield, Countisbury, Somerset

Man and dogs in cornfield, Countisbury, Somerset
Man and dogs in a cornfield, Countisbury, Exmoor, Somerset. Date: 1971

Background imageBraces Collection: Locals with cart, Sacandaga Park, New York State, USA

Locals with cart, Sacandaga Park, New York State, USA
Locals with bullock cart in the Backwoods, Sacandaga Park, Northampton, New York State, USA. Date: circa 1908

Background imageBraces Collection: Utility bib and braces, 1943 - WWII fashion

Utility bib and braces, 1943 - WWII fashion
A pair of bib and braces (dungarees) for women in navy drill, part of a range of Utility clothing available from Peter Robinsons of Oxford Street, procured for three coupons



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