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Camping Collection

Background imageCamping Collection: Lord Baden-Powells House in the Woods

Lord Baden-Powells House in the Woods
Campsite of Lord Baden-Powell, described as My house in the Woods. Arrows with descriptions point to areas described as rooms. Arrow labelled bathroom points to nearby lake. circa 1910s

Background imageCamping Collection: VW Camper Van

VW Camper Van
A woman demonstrates how convenient it is to have ones breakfast in the Great Outdoors, with the marvellous VW Camper Caravan. Date: 1963

Background imageCamping Collection: Territorial Army camping at Oval cricket ground, WW1

Territorial Army camping at Oval cricket ground, WW1
The Territorial Army camping at the Oval cricket ground in London on the outbreak of the First World War. Date: August 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Ovaltine Advert

Ovaltine Advert
Advertisement for Ovaltine which " builds up brain, nerve and body"

Background imageCamping Collection: Hiker & Camper Mag / 6. 31

Hiker & Camper Mag / 6. 31
Front cover depicting a gate and stile which lead the walker along a path through a field

Background imageCamping Collection: The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe

The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe
Front cover of The Scout magazine, " the only weekly official organ of the Boy Scouts" featuring a happy boy scout flying a kite while all his fellow scouts carry out the manly tasks of

Background imageCamping Collection: Belgian boy scouts camping in the Ardennes

Belgian boy scouts camping in the Ardennes
Four Belgian boy scouts camping in the Ardennes

Background imageCamping Collection: Raleigh Three-Wheeler car Camping on Dartmoor

Raleigh Three-Wheeler car Camping on Dartmoor
Raleigh 3-wheeler car, the Raleigh Safety Seven (introduced in 1933) taken on a camping jaunt onto Dartmoor. Raleigh shut down their Motor Department in 1935 Date: circa 1934

Background imageCamping Collection: Inside a tent on Mitcham Common

Inside a tent on Mitcham Common, the home to two men, their wives, and fourteen children of various ages. Mr. George Smith, social reformer of Coalville, Leicester

Background imageCamping Collection: Some Difficult Camping Grounds by Heath Robinson

Some Difficult Camping Grounds by Heath Robinson
A variety of impractical and in some cases, downright ridiculous locations to pitch a tent, including on stilts in a lake, across a stream, in a field of angry bulls and on a steep rocky pinnacle

Background imageCamping Collection: Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936

Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936
Two boys from a Boys Club wash using soap and a small bowl of water outside

Background imageCamping Collection: Hiking Outfits Advert

Hiking Outfits Advert
Advert for Lang & Norton, specialists in British made hiking outfits, including sensible walking shoes, khaki drill shorts and natty sleeveless pullovers

Background imageCamping Collection: George at Jambouree

George at Jambouree
Prince George (Duke of Kent) poses with Baden-Powell at a jamboree of Norfolk and Suffolk scouts in Salhouse Broad, near Wroxham. With Lords Playfair and Albemarle

Background imageCamping Collection: Northumberland Scenery

Northumberland Scenery
The rugged Cheviot Hills, capped with storm clouds, College Burn, Northumberland, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageCamping Collection: Sportsmans Chocolate

Sportsmans Chocolate
Advertisement for Sportsmans Chocolate. " Campers look!! Blended bitter to leave no thirst" and wrapped in waterproof envelopes

Background imageCamping Collection: Camp Site 1930S

Camp Site 1930S
A popular British camp site, full of tents. Note the luxury caravan and attached tent in the foreground! Date: 1930s

Background imageCamping Collection: Ladies Hiking Boots Ad

Ladies Hiking Boots Ad
Advertisement for Ladies Hiking Boots by Jamboree

Background imageCamping Collection: Scottish Caravan Site

Scottish Caravan Site
Cairnsmill Dairy Farm (Holiday Camp) Caravan Site, St. Andrews, Fifeshire, Scotland. Here caravanners can enjoy television in the upper barn and children free pony rides

Background imageCamping Collection: Models displaying a sailing dinghy

Models displaying a sailing dinghy at a cycling and camping exhibition, held at Dortmund. Date: 1960

Background imageCamping Collection: Caravan Camping, Habberley Valley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. Date: 1913

Caravan Camping, Habberley Valley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. Date: 1913

Background imageCamping Collection: Lagoon View Caravan Camp, Instow, Devon. Date: circa 1950

Lagoon View Caravan Camp, Instow, Devon. Date: circa 1950

Background imageCamping Collection: L. N. E. R. Camping Coach - accomodates six persons

L. N. E. R. Camping Coach - accomodates six persons
L.N.E.R. Camping Coach - accomodates six persons and equipped with every requisite for a camping holiday. A rent of 3 a week in high season... Date: 1930s

Background imageCamping Collection: Brownies in camp by Florence Mary Anderson

Brownies in camp by Florence Mary Anderson
" Brownies in camp by Florence Mary Anderson. An illustration entitled " Midsummer Night" depicting brownies in camp, by Florence Mary Anderson (1889-1945)." 1927

Background imageCamping Collection: Boy scouts sharing a shower at camp, British Honduras

Boy scouts sharing a shower at camp, British Honduras
Three boy scouts sharing a shower at Loyola Camp, British Honduras (now Belize), Central America. Date: 1951

Background imageCamping Collection: Boy Scouts at camp probably 1920s

Boy Scouts at camp probably 1920s

Background imageCamping Collection: The Vancott, or movable cottage caravan

The Vancott, or movable cottage caravan Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: W J Edge's Van at Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon

W J Edge's Van at Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon
W J Edge's Van at the Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon, 1912 Date: 1912

Background imageCamping Collection: Mrs Ashton Cross's Van and her Pekingese dogs

Mrs Ashton Cross's Van and her Pekingese dogs Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Miss Hs Manfield's Van, Lorna Doone

Miss Hs Manfield's Van, Lorna Doone Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath

Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath for servants and rain water collection from roof Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent

Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent Date: 1912

Background imageCamping Collection: Leaving the Caravan Club meet at Stratford on Avon

Leaving the Caravan Club meet at Stratford on Avon Date: 1912

Background imageCamping Collection: Caravan Jack and his dog

Caravan Jack and his dog Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Lady Member of the Caravan Club, cooking

Lady Member of the Caravan Club, cooking
A Lady Member of the Caravan Club who lives in a Donkey Tilt Cart, cooking Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Lady Member of the Caravan Club in donkey tilt cart

Lady Member of the Caravan Club in donkey tilt cart
A Lady Member of the Caravan Club who lives in a Donkey Tilt Cart Date: 1914

Background imageCamping Collection: Frylands Wood Boy Scout Camp, Featherbed Lane, Addington

Frylands Wood Boy Scout Camp, Featherbed Lane, Addington, Surrey Date: circa 1950

Background imageCamping Collection: Advert for Eccles Caravans

Advert for Eccles Caravans, promoting their Model 35 which provided accommodation for four. Date: 1933

Background imageCamping Collection: The Motor Picture Book, The Holiday Camp

The Motor Picture Book, The Holiday Camp Date: 1930

Background imageCamping Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages

Background imageCamping Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages

Background imageCamping Collection: Congo Democratic Republic Of The North Kivu Conflict

Congo Democratic Republic Of The North Kivu Conflict
congo, democratic, republic, of, the, north, kivu, conflict, refugee, camp, buhimba, people, africa, african, africans, congolean, congoleans, zaire, photography, photographies, photographic, wretch

Background imageCamping Collection: Man in a bush tent, likely New Zealand

Man in a bush tent, likely New Zealand
Vintage 19th century photograph: possibly New Zealand - man in a bush tent, reading, news from home

Background imageCamping Collection: A mother and her son at a campsite or caravan park, pose for a photograph beside their

A mother and her son at a campsite or caravan park, pose for a photograph beside their caravan or, as the caption on the back states, their home tractor. Date: 1950s

Background imageCamping Collection: Shop window design, Hiking

Shop window design, Hiking. 1937

Background imageCamping Collection: Army camp on the shores of Lake Erie, Canada

Army camp on the shores of Lake Erie, Canada
Army camp on the shores of Lake Erie, Niagara District, Canada, with Fort Erie in the distance. Date: 1770

Background imageCamping Collection: King Emperors Camp, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India

King Emperors Camp, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India
The King Emperors Camp at the time of the Coronation Durbar ceremony in Delhi, India, December 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageCamping Collection: Assam Camp, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India

Assam Camp, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India
The Assam Camp at the time of the Coronation Durbar ceremony in Delhi, India, December 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageCamping Collection: Six Little Camping Girls Going Down to Bathe, Wallis Mills

Six Little Camping Girls Going Down to Bathe, Wallis Mills
Six girls on a camping trip make a jolly sight as they skip down to the beach in colourful pyjamas to bathe. Date: 1929



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