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Background imageCaring Collection: Three tots on beach, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Three tots on beach, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Three small children wearing sun hats hold hands in the sunshine and walk to the sea on the beach at Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. First published The Sunday Times

Background imageCaring Collection: Half Way Home by Muriel Dawson

Half Way Home by Muriel Dawson
Two children with baskets filled with wild flowers pause for a moment and sit on a gate during a walk home

Background imageCaring Collection: Girl playing Nurse

Girl playing Nurse
A young girl in her nurses outfit, tends to her teddys injuries with copious bandaging, whilst a pet cat watches on. She seems to be getting her medical knowledge from the First Aid manual in her

Background imageCaring Collection: British Countryside - A 75 year-old Shepherd at Crondall

British Countryside - A 75 year-old Shepherd at Crondall, Hampshire Date: 1938

Background imageCaring Collection: Strictly Confiential by Muriel Dawson

Strictly Confiential by Muriel Dawson
A little boy and girl sit together on a bench, the boys arm around the girl as they discuss secrets

Background imageCaring Collection: Sarah Martin

Sarah Martin
SARAH MARTIN reformer, depicted caring for homeless children

Background imageCaring Collection: Mr Peggotty and Little Emily - David Copperfield, Dickens

Mr Peggotty and Little Emily - David Copperfield, Dickens
Mr Peggotty and Little Emily - David Copperfield, Charles Dickens. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCaring Collection: Evacuation as a National Service - Poster

Evacuation as a National Service - Poster
It Might by You! Caring for Evacuees is a National Service circa 1942

Background imageCaring Collection: A shepherd of the Lakes with dog and leading his horse

A shepherd of the Lakes with dog and leading his horse up the hillside. He carries one of his flock across his shoulders. A charming scene. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCaring Collection: Mother and child wearing traditional Thai hats, or ngobs

Mother and child wearing traditional Thai hats, or ngobs
Mother and child both wearing traditional Thai hats, or ngobs, Bangkok, Thailand Date: 2000

Background imageCaring Collection: Santander wet nurse, 1856, by Valeriano Dominguez Becquer

Santander wet nurse, 1856, by Valeriano Dominguez Becquer
Valeriano Dominguez Becquer(1833-1870). Spanish painter. Santander wet nurse, 1856. Museum of Romanticism. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageCaring Collection: Women gardeners tending soldiers graves, World War One

Women gardeners tending soldiers graves, World War One
Some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England. Graves of British soldiers in France tended by members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) who had been trained at Kew Gardens

Background imageCaring Collection: Representation of Charity - Money for a poor crippled boy

Representation of Charity - Money for a poor crippled boy
A moral postcard depicting Charity as two smartly-dressed young girls offer some coins to a poor, crippled young boy with crutches, sat at the side of the street. Date: 1909

Background imageCaring Collection: A Cats Hotel in Hammersmith

A Cats Hotel in Hammersmith
Page from The Tatler reporting on a cat hotel at Gordon Cottage, Hammersmith. Main photographs shows the cats enjoying their daily brush

Background imageCaring Collection: Missionary treating victims of leprosy, Mozambique

Missionary treating victims of leprosy, Mozambique
Mozambique, Africa - Christian Missionary treating and caring for African victims of leprosy. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCaring Collection: Children reading together Pals by C V MacKenzie

Children reading together Pals by C V MacKenzie
Charming illustration showing two children, arms around each other as they perch on a stool reading a book together. Date: 1920s

Background imageCaring Collection: Boy with nurse, Jaipur, India

Boy with nurse, Jaipur, India
A nurse cares for a sick boy in a hospital ward, Jaipur, India Date: 1987

Background imageCaring Collection: Mental patients, Jaipur, India

Mental patients, Jaipur, India
Mentally ill patients with a caring nurse in a Jaipur hospital, India Date: 1987

Background imageCaring Collection: Three tots on beach, Tenby

Three tots on beach, Tenby
Three small children wearing sun hats hold hands in the sunshine and walk to the sea on the beach at Tenby, Wales. First publisdhed The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageCaring Collection: A domestic interior with two women wearing black, one holdin

A domestic interior with two women wearing black, one holding a baby, oil on canvas, signed A.M. Rossi, c.1885. Date: c.1885

Background imageCaring Collection: Mistaken identity - Very short man and a tall young woman

Mistaken identity - Very short man and a tall young woman " You Naughty Boy, you ll fall over!" " Oh...." Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCaring Collection: Ministry of Health Poster - Evacuation

Ministry of Health Poster - Evacuation
Shes in the Ranks too! Caring for Evacuees is a National Service circa 1942

Background imageCaring Collection: My Dolly by Susan Beatrice Pearse

My Dolly by Susan Beatrice Pearse
A little girl sits in a comfortable looking floral upholstered armchair and cuddles her baby doll. A toy cradle stands by her feet. Date: c.1915

Background imageCaring Collection: Poster - Ministry of Health Evacuation Scheme

Poster - Ministry of Health Evacuation Scheme
Mothers - let them go - give them a chance of greater safety and health. Public Information poster issued by the Ministry of Health Evacuation Scheme circa 1942

Background imageCaring Collection: Lieutenant-General Douglas Haig

Lieutenant-General Douglas Haig
Portrait by John St. Helier Lander of Douglas Haig (1861-1921), Commander of the First Corps of the British Expeditionary Force

Background imageCaring Collection: HEBE

HEBE
Daughter of Zeus and Hera, Hebe was the Greek goddess of youth; she lived on Mount Olympus, and was cupbearer to the Gods when not caring for her mothers peacocks

Background imageCaring Collection: Perfect Wives by Joyce Dennys The wife who had influenza too

Perfect Wives by Joyce Dennys The wife who had influenza too
Joyce Dennys on Marriage: Perfect Wives. No. 1- The Wife who had influenza too. Despite suffering herself, a woman ends up waiting upon her husband who has a serious case of man flu. Date: 1929

Background imageCaring Collection: Woman police officer with children in Croydon

Woman police officer with children in Croydon
Woman police officer (Constable Bates, 70Z) looking after two young children in Croydon. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageCaring Collection: Woman police officer with little boy, London

Woman police officer with little boy, London
Woman police officer (Diana Hill or Adam) with a little boy, London. Date: 1961

Background imageCaring Collection: Women working in Army Remount Depot by Cecil Aldin, WW1

Women working in Army Remount Depot by Cecil Aldin, WW1
Sketch by Cecil Aldin for his painting of women working at one of the Army Remount Depots under his command in Berkshire during the First World War

Background imageCaring Collection: Gwen Aldin at Army Remount Depot, WW1

Gwen Aldin at Army Remount Depot, WW1
Gwen Aldin, daughter of the artist Cecil Aldin, pictured with one of her charges at an Army Remount Depot during the First World War

Background imageCaring Collection: British veterinary hospital in France, 1916

British veterinary hospital in France, 1916
Men at a British Veterinary Hospital in France scrubbing a skin disease on a horse after a warm bath during the First World War. Date: 1916

Background imageCaring Collection: Horse ambulance, First World War

Horse ambulance, First World War
A horse drawn ambulance for horses during the First World War, part of a feature on the work of the Army Veterinary Corps in the British Army. Date: 1915

Background imageCaring Collection: Our Women in War Time - ladies looking after army remounts

Our Women in War Time - ladies looking after army remounts
Page from The Tatler reporting on the ladies of Berkshire who, under the generalship of Mr Cecil Aldin, South Berks (famous sporting & animal artist as well as Master of the Foxhounds)

Background imageCaring Collection: Train Transporting Typhoid Sufferers

Train Transporting Typhoid Sufferers
A Russian train being used as a temporary hospital specialising in treatment for patients suffering from Typhoid fever. Date: 1920

Background imageCaring Collection: Injured colonial French Soldier (WW1) cared for by nurse

Injured colonial French Soldier (WW1) cared for by nurse
WW1 - An injured colonial French Soldier (Senegalese?) cared for by a pretty nurse. Date: circa 1917

Background imageCaring Collection: Noblesse oblige - Swiss caring for injured soldiers

Noblesse oblige - Swiss caring for injured soldiers
Noblesse oblige - Whoever claims to be noble must conduct himself nobly. Despite neutrality in world conflict, the Swiss recognise their obligations due to their status to care for those injured in

Background imageCaring Collection: A dangerous Barber with a flippant attitude having won a bet

A dangerous Barber with a flippant attitude having won a bet
The Dangers of Betting " Yes Sir; they re very strict ere, Sir. Why, if we scratches a customer we re fined threepence, and if we cuts one we re fined sixpence

Background imageCaring Collection: Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up

Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up - a handsome male patient is grateful for the care and attention provided by a pretty young nurse, tending to his needs. Date: circa 1903

Background imageCaring Collection: Nurse cradling baby

Nurse cradling baby
Nurse holding a small baby in her arms c. 1910

Background imageCaring Collection: Nurses with two little girls

Nurses with two little girls
Two little girls sit on the lap of their nurse, another nurse standing behind them. c. 1910

Background imageCaring Collection: Caring for Evacuated Mothers and babies

Caring for Evacuated Mothers and babies
Public Information poster issued by the Ministry of Health relating to the caring of evacuated babies during the bombing of Britain

Background imageCaring Collection: Princess Elizabeth wiping Princess Annes nose

Princess Elizabeth wiping Princess Annes nose
Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) wiping the nose of her second child, Princess Anne before listening to the pipe band of the Argyll

Background imageCaring Collection: Women War Work - WWI

Women War Work - WWI
A nurse cares for a wounded soldier - WWI. A card series examining the role women played during the war. Doing their Date: circa 1916

Background imageCaring Collection: English vets on the Western Front

English vets on the Western Front tend to wounded cavalry horses, injured in recent combat action. Date: circa 1944

Background imageCaring Collection: Motherhood Lessons

Motherhood Lessons
Young ladies learning how to be good mothers by caring for a baby during a motherhood lesson at the London County Council Handicraft School. Date: early 1930s

Background imageCaring Collection: Two Little Sleepyheads by Muriel Dawson

Two Little Sleepyheads by Muriel Dawson
Two children make their way to bed wearing dressing gowns and with their arms around each other

Background imageCaring Collection: Dr. Thomas Barnardo - in his office

Dr. Thomas Barnardo - in his office
Dr. Thomas John Barnardo (1845 - 1905) at his offices - 18-26 Stepney Causeway, London



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