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Carts Collection

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

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

Background imageCarts Collection: Ardara, Co. Donegal

Ardara, Co. Donegal - a street scene with motor car and people and lots of hand carts. (Location: Republic of Ireland: County Donegal: Ardara). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCarts Collection: The Diamond, Carndonagh

The Diamond, Carndonagh - a street scene with a market going on at the side of the road. There are people and hand carts. (Location: Republic of Ireland: County Donegal: Carndonagh)

Background imageCarts Collection: The Diamond, Donegal

The Diamond, Donegal - a view of the square in Donegal town with horse and donkey and carts. (Location: Republic of Ireland: County Donegal: Donegal). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCarts Collection: Market Day in Cookstown

Market Day in Cookstown - a view down the Main street with the market in progress. There are people, carts, motor vehicles and bicycles. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Tyrone: Cookstown)

Background imageCarts Collection: Croydon Fire Brigade at Brigade HQ, Croydon Town

Croydon Fire Brigade at Brigade HQ, Croydon Town
The horse drawn steam pump form Croydon fire station. This was one of three stations in the Croydon Fire Brigade, the other two being Thornton Heath and South Norwood

Background imageCarts Collection: Cardiff Workhouse, Cowbridge Road, Cardiff

Cardiff Workhouse, Cowbridge Road, Cardiff
The Cardiff Union workhouse (left) on Cowbridge Road, Cardiff. In the street are a tram, horses and carts, pedestrians and a cyclist. Date: circa 1911

Background imageCarts Collection: Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances

Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances
District Council of Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances typical of those used at the time: a horse drawn steamer, horse drawn manual pump, horse drawn escape, hand wheeled escape

Background imageCarts Collection: Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances

Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances typical of those used at the time: a horse drawn steamer, horse drawn manual pump, horse drawn escape, hand wheeled escape, and a hose cart

Background imageCarts Collection: LCC-MFB Shadwell fire station, East London

LCC-MFB Shadwell fire station, East London
Opened in 1881, Shadwell fire station was located at 9 Glamis Road, Wapping. Seen here are the firemen posing with their two horse drawn escape carts

Background imageCarts Collection: Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance

Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance
Firefighters of the Ealing Fire Brigade, West London, with a horse-drawn appliance, and a policeman standing alongside

Background imageCarts Collection: London Bridge

London Bridge, heavy with traffic, both vehicular and pedestrian

Background imageCarts Collection: USA / Pacific Grove

USA / Pacific Grove
The wide Light House Avenue, in the days when horse drawn carriages and carts were still in use, Pacific Grove, California, USA

Background imageCarts Collection: Goat Carts Felixstowe

Goat Carts Felixstowe
Goat carts and people at Felixstowe, Suffolk

Background imageCarts 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 imageCarts Collection: Stela of the royal scribe Ani. Egyptian art. New

Stela of the royal scribe Ani. Egyptian art. New Kingdom. Relief. EGYPT. CAIRO. Cairo. Egyptian Museum

Background imageCarts Collection: Horse pulling coal delivery cart

Horse pulling coal delivery cart
Horse pulling a coal delivery cart of Joyner and Sons with two tradesmen riding on the cart. Date: 1930s

Background imageCarts Collection: View of Bull Ring Market, Birmingham, West Midlands

View of Bull Ring Market, Birmingham, West Midlands
View of the Bull Ring Market, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCarts Collection: Fair Day at Castlewellan, The Pick of the Bunch

Fair Day at Castlewellan, The Pick of the Bunch - a view of the fair day with people and carts under a large tree, with two pigs, in the town. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Castlewellan)

Background imageCarts Collection: Peat carts, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Peat carts, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Horse-drawn carts transporting peat (cut turf) on the island of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, northern Scotland

Background imageCarts Collection: Tower Bridge / Carts 1930S

Tower Bridge / Carts 1930S
Two horse-drawn carts, one from the Metropolitan Cartage Co. wait while Londons Tower Bridge opens

Background imageCarts Collection: Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Sigiriya (Sinhagiri) Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres high. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCarts Collection: Kungsgatan, Landskrona, Sweden

Kungsgatan, Landskrona, Sweden
Kungsgatan (Kings Street), Landskrona, Sweden. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCarts Collection: Oxford Street looking west from Oxford Circus, London

Oxford Street looking west from Oxford Circus, London. Date: circa 1900

Background imageCarts Collection: Gathering Seaweed at Le Hocq, Jersey, Channel Islands

Gathering Seaweed at Le Hocq, Jersey, Channel Islands - the principle growing agent for the famed Jersey Royal Potatoes, although used less these days. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCarts Collection: Draycott, Cotswold village, Oldborough Farm, harvest

Draycott, Cotswold village, Oldborough Farm, harvest
Draycott, Cotswold village, Oldborough Farm, Hodgkins family group, bringing in the harvest pre-1915. Date: circa early 1910s

Background imageCarts Collection: Horse-drawn float in carnival, Eastbourne, Sussex

Horse-drawn float in carnival, Eastbourne, Sussex
Horse-drawn float led by Jim Wicking in a carnival at Eastbourne, Sussex. circa 1962

Background imageCarts Collection: Harley House, Marylebone Road, London NW1

Harley House, Marylebone Road, London NW1
Harley House, a residential mansion block in Marylebone Road, London NW1. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCarts Collection: Barnet Voluntary Fire Brigade with manual horse pump

Barnet Voluntary Fire Brigade with manual horse pump
The officers and firemen of the Barnet voluntary fire brigade with the manual horse drawn pump fire engine

Background imageCarts Collection: Firefighters attempt to right a fallen cart, WW2

Firefighters attempt to right a fallen cart, WW2
Firefighters attempt to right a fallen cart in Clerkenwell Close

Background imageCarts Collection: Waiting at the Cotton Gin - Memphis, Tennessee

Waiting at the Cotton Gin - Memphis, Tennessee. A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Date: circa 1910

Background imageCarts Collection: Covent Garden Market, London

Covent Garden Market, London Date: circa 1907

Background imageCarts Collection: Billingsgate Fish Market - Fresh Haddock

Billingsgate Fish Market - Fresh Haddock
Fresh Haddock brought to Billingsgate Fish Market in London on large wagons Date: 1912

Background imageCarts Collection: Covent Garden 1905

Covent Garden 1905
Covent Garden : horse-drawn carts and wagons arrive, piled high with fruit and vegetables for the dining tables of London

Background imageCarts Collection: Great Western Tea Factory, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Great Western Tea Factory, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1920

Background imageCarts Collection: Wall Street, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Wall Street, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
View of Wall Street, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA, with traffic and pedestrians. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCarts Collection: Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, Surrey

Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, Surrey
Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, near Wallington, Surrey, England. Showing Horse & Carts Date: 1905

Background imageCarts Collection: Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel

Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel
Black and white lantern slide of a sledge/carriage (carro de bois) being pulled up a hill by a pair of oxen - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira. Boswell Collection

Background imageCarts Collection: LCC-MFB Kensington fire station, W London

LCC-MFB Kensington fire station, W London
The appliance room of the former Kensington fire station which was located in King Street, W8. It was built in 1871 and closed in 1905 when the new Kensington fire station was opened

Background imageCarts Collection: Departure of Irish Emigrants at Clifden, County Galway, 1883

Departure of Irish Emigrants at Clifden, County Galway, 1883
Engraving showing a large number of emigrants leaving Clifden, County Galway, 1883. Many famillies are shown boarding horse drawn carts with all their belongings

Background imageCarts Collection: Rose & Crown Public House, Perry Wood, Kent

Rose & Crown Public House, Perry Wood, Kent
Rose & Crown Public House, Perry Wood, Selling, near Faversham, Kent, England. Showing Horse & Carts Date: 1911

Background imageCarts Collection: Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland

Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Scotland
Kelp makers huts, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCarts Collection: Longueval 1916

Longueval 1916
A convoy of British ammunition carts passes through the devastated remains of the village of Longueval, in the heart of the Somme region

Background imageCarts Collection: Bermuda - Hamilton - Street Scene

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

Background imageCarts Collection: Horse-Drawn Railway / 1820

Horse-Drawn Railway / 1820
Birkinshaws horse-drawn railway, characteristic of those in general use at this time

Background imageCarts Collection: LA Peste at Marseille

LA Peste at Marseille
Scene showing the streets of Marseille strewn with plague victims, some being carted away in carts : drawing made on the spot in 1720

Background imageCarts Collection: Rotherhithe Ferry 1877

Rotherhithe Ferry 1877
The steam ferry across the Thames at Rotherhithe, one of the few crossings below London Bridge : carrying not only foot passengers but a coach with footmen, also carts

Background imageCarts Collection: Strand Road, Rangoon, Yangon, Burma, Myanmar

Strand Road, Rangoon, Yangon, Burma, Myanmar, c.1890



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