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Cabs Collection

Background imageCabs Collection: The Main Entrance - The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel

The Main Entrance - The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Date: 1913

Background imageCabs Collection: Please, Mr Policeman, where is Father Christmas by Matania

Please, Mr Policeman, where is Father Christmas by Matania
In the centre of London, close to Piccadilly Circus, two children stop a policeman from directing traffic to ask him where Father Christmas is

Background imageCabs Collection: Jubilee Market, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

Jubilee Market, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCabs Collection: Altrincham Railway Station - Trafford, Greater Manchester

Altrincham Railway Station - Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. Date: 1903

Background imageCabs Collection: NEW FORD TAXI 1930S

NEW FORD TAXI 1930S
One of the new Ford motor taxi cabs

Background imageCabs Collection: Royal Exchange / Postcard

Royal Exchange / Postcard
The busy crossroads at the Royal Exchange, in the City of London, with carts, motor- buses and both horse- and motor-cabs; the Bank of England is on the left

Background imageCabs Collection: Hansom cab 1875

Hansom cab 1875
Two-wheeled Hanson cab, waiting for a fare. Date: 1875

Background imageCabs Collection: Curacao - Willemstad - Queen Emma Bridge

Curacao - Willemstad - Queen Emma Bridge
Curacao - a Dutch dependency in the West Indies. View of Willemstad and the Queen Emma Bridge, a pontoon bridge across St. Anna Bay, built in 1888. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCabs Collection: Hansom cabs outside Victoria Station, London

Hansom cabs outside Victoria Station, London. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCabs Collection: Knightsbridge, London

Knightsbridge, London - looking east. The Hyde Park Hotel is on the left. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCabs Collection: Cab of the Knight of the Thistle

Cab of the Knight of the Thistle

Background imageCabs Collection: Belgrave Square, Pimlico, London

Belgrave Square, Pimlico, London

Background imageCabs Collection: Oxford Street 1928

Oxford Street 1928
There are still horse-drawn wagons to be seen in Oxford Street among the motor buses, trucks and cabs : note the many shop blinds, rarely if ever seen here today

Background imageCabs Collection: Nashville 1933

Nashville 1933
Street scene in Nashville Tennessee, with double-decker buses checkered cabs and even a horse-drawn wagon

Background imageCabs Collection: Scorchers Progress - The Marble Arch - Errant city cyclist

Scorchers Progress - The Marble Arch - Errant city cyclist
The Scorchers Progress - The Marble Arch - Errant city cyclist causing havoc aid his fellow road-users, knocking over a man and his dog. An old take on a current issue! Date: 1904

Background imageCabs Collection: Hastings, East Sussex - The Albert Memorial

Hastings, East Sussex - The Albert Memorial in the town centre

Background imageCabs Collection: Bermuda - Hamilton - Street Scene

Bermuda - Hamilton - Street Scene
A hive of activity on a main street in Hamilton, Bermuda

Background imageCabs Collection: Insurance advertisement from 1912

Insurance advertisement from 1912
A rather macabre insurance advertisement, with six photographs illustrating various road accidents of the time, including motor cars, motor bus, train and horse cabs

Background imageCabs Collection: Stationary traffic along a busy Piccadilly at night

Stationary traffic along a busy Piccadilly at night, showing a London taxi cab for hire, and the illuminated signs of Piccadilly Circus in the background in London

Background imageCabs Collection: Oxford Street Congestion

Oxford Street Congestion
Buses and cabs fill Oxford Street, London, as far as the eye can see : only one of the buses is an open-top kind

Background imageCabs Collection: Traffic at Oxford (Regent) Circus, Central London

Traffic at Oxford (Regent) Circus, Central London
Cabs, carriages, buses and pedestrians at Oxford (then Regent) Circus, at the junction of Oxford Street and Regent Street, Central London, during the season

Background imageCabs Collection: Aden, Yemen - a large gathering

Aden, Yemen - a large gathering (public holiday or festival or perhaps a large outdoor market?). View toward the bay. circa 1910s

Background imageCabs Collection: London Fleet Street Victorian period

London Fleet Street Victorian period

Background imageCabs Collection: A London Growler Cab Victorian period

A London Growler Cab Victorian period

Background imageCabs Collection: London Hansom Cab Victorian period

London Hansom Cab Victorian period

Background imageCabs Collection: Burnley Centre in 1880

Burnley Centre in 1880

Background imageCabs Collection: Blackburn Station Square probably 1920s

Blackburn Station Square probably 1920s

Background imageCabs Collection: Cabs waiting at Bootham Bar, York, early 1900s

Cabs waiting at Bootham Bar, York, early 1900s

Background imageCabs Collection: Regent Street, London, England

Regent Street, London, England
Regent Street, London - looking north toward Oxford Circus with Dickins and Jones Department Store (right), which traded between 1835 and 2007. Date: circa 1909

Background imageCabs Collection: Market Square, Johannesburg, South Africa

Market Square, Johannesburg, South Africa. Date: 1905

Background imageCabs Collection: Canary Islands - main road - Puerto de la Luz to Las Palmas

Canary Islands - main road - Puerto de la Luz to Las Palmas
Canary Islands - The main road from Puerto de la Luz to Las Palmas. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCabs Collection: Maine Central Railroad Wharf, Bar Hudson, Maine, USA

Maine Central Railroad Wharf, Bar Hudson, Maine, USA. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCabs Collection: Advert, G R Barrett, taxi cabs, Canterbury, Kent

Advert, G R Barrett, taxi cabs, Canterbury, Kent Date: 1909

Background imageCabs Collection: Bank Street, Ottawa, Canada

Bank Street, Ottawa, Canada Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCabs Collection: Hansom's Safety Cab as first design 1834

Hansom's Safety Cab as first design 1834
Hansom Safety Cab designed and patented by Joseph Hansom on the 23rd December 1834. Diver seated on the roof of the cab and the patent suggesting that the cab might be entered through the wheel

Background imageCabs Collection: A horse drawn cab in the streets of Paris. Date: 1903

A horse drawn cab in the streets of Paris. Date: 1903

Background imageCabs Collection: Woman selling small bunches of flowers to passers-by as they drive pass. Date: 1873

Woman selling small bunches of flowers to passers-by as they drive pass. Date: 1873

Background imageCabs Collection: The Charing Cross Hotel with entrance to the station obtained from the large yard

The Charing Cross Hotel with entrance to the station obtained from the large yard, which had lots of horse driven hansom cabs outside. Date: 1896

Background imageCabs Collection: Holborn Valley Viaduct in London. Date: 1860s

Holborn Valley Viaduct in London. Date: 1860s

Background imageCabs Collection: Two smartly dressed women pile into a London black taxi cab, after a spot of shopping on Oxford

Two smartly dressed women pile into a London black taxi cab, after a spot of shopping on Oxford Street. Date: 1981

Background imageCabs Collection: Loading a passenger's luggage on the roof of a four-wheeler at St Pancras station, London

Loading a passenger's luggage on the roof of a four-wheeler at St Pancras station, London. Date: C. 1920
Loading a passenger's luggage on the roof of a four-wheeler at St Pancras station, London. Date: C.1920

Background imageCabs Collection: A cab rank in central London - a mixture of hansoms (two- wheelers) and victorias (four- wheelers)

A cab rank in central London - a mixture of hansoms (two- wheelers) and victorias (four- wheelers). Date: 1902

Background imageCabs Collection: The cabmen's shelter in Acacia Road, St John's Wood, north London. Date: 1875

The cabmen's shelter in Acacia Road, St John's Wood, north London. Date: 1875

Background imageCabs Collection: Three rather raffish horse- drawn cab drivers pose for a photograph during a quiet moment in

Three rather raffish horse- drawn cab drivers pose for a photograph during a quiet moment in between driving jobs. Date: 1890s

Background imageCabs Collection: ELECTRICAL CAB

ELECTRICAL CAB
Theatregoers leave after the show in a vehicle of the London Electrical Cab Company. Date: 1896

Background imageCabs Collection: Hackney coaches and their drivers wait for fares in Westminster at the time of Charles I Date

Hackney coaches and their drivers wait for fares in Westminster at the time of Charles I Date: 17th century

Background imageCabs Collection: Sheltered Cabmen 1870

Sheltered Cabmen 1870
Hansom cab drivers waiting in a hut in the pouring rain for a fare in Birmingham. Date: 1870

Background imageCabs Collection: A hackney coach Date: 1709

A hackney coach Date: 1709



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