Port Sunlight - a workers utopia
Page from The Illustrated London News with photographs reporting on the model factory village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, near Birkenhead. Established by William Hesketh Lever, later Lord Leverhulme, the village provided spacious accommodation and numerous amenities for workers at the Lever Brothers soap factory. Images of the schools built by labour, the open air swimming pool, a Sunday School procession and the picturesque houses all testify to the wholesome way of life enjoyed by Port Sunlight's inhabitants. Date: 1905
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Balloon Venus at The Hendre, the Rolls family home near?
Balloon Venus at The Hendre, the Rolls family home near Monmouth. Venus was made by the Short Bros for a syndicate composed of Rolls, Warwick, Wright and Moore-Brabazon
© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans Picture Library
Aeronautical, Aeronautics, Aeroplane, Aeroplanes, Aircraft, Airplane, Airplanes, Balloon, Bros, Composed, Family, Flight, Hendre, Home, Made, Monmouth, Plane, Planes, Rolls, Short, Syndicate, The, Transport, Venus
Cinderella Flyer for the Royal Artillery Theatre in Woolwich
Cinderella. Front and back of a four page flyer for the Royal Artillery Theatre in Woolwich., from December 26th to January 4th, but the year is unknown. Billed as "A Riot of Beauty and Merriment". "Specialities will be introduced by: Isabel Willoughby's Wonder Babes, The Smarte Bros, and The Warwick-Lacy Girls". Date: 1900s, 1930s ?
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library