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Background imageChance Collection: George Mutch scores for Preston North End at the FA Cup Fina

George Mutch scores for Preston North End at the FA Cup Fina
Photograph of George Mutch scoring a penalty to make the score 1-0 for Preston North End against Huddersfield Town in the last minute of the FA Cup Final, 30th April 1938

Background imageChance Collection: Postman in the Snow

Postman in the Snow
This stalwart postman does his duty and delivers the post rain or shine, or in this case, thick winter snow. No chance of exceeding the 30 mile per hour speed limit!

Background imageChance Collection: Fortuna by Ernest Board

Fortuna by Ernest Board
Painting depicting a blindfolded woman playing a fateful game of cards. Date: 1911

Background imageChance Collection: Arriving at New York

Arriving at New York
Arriving in New York harbour aboard the Normandie - few ports give you the chance to anchor in the heart of a big city, and none quite so spectacularly as this !

Background imageChance Collection: Ideal Scientist

Ideal Scientist
The ideal scientist - interested in the old as well as the new, anatomy as well as astronomy, the laws of chance and of mathematics, the skill of chess, the hues of a rose

Background imageChance Collection: Keep To The Right by H Chance Newton

Keep To The Right by H Chance Newton
Promotional postcard for Keep To The Right revue by H. Chance Newton; music Herman Darewski. First produced at the Hippodrome, Boscombe, 23rd August and Holborn Empire, 22nd November 1915

Background imageChance Collection: Nelson Statue

Nelson Statue
Londoners get a chance to admire the Nelson effigy at close quarters, before he is hoisted to the top of his column where only pigeons get close

Background imageChance Collection: Ice Skating Children

Ice Skating Children
What larks! Ice skating gives children the chance in indulge in all sorts of mischief

Background imageChance Collection: PARTY / DARE HE? MISTLETOE

PARTY / DARE HE? MISTLETOE
DARE HE ? A girl pauses beneath a mistletoe sprig, wondering if hes man enough to seize his chance... Date: 1920

Background imageChance Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageChance Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageChance Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageChance Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageChance Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageChance Collection: English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972

English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972 (msn SH1697), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Watton. A crew chief / specialist is giving the crew a last chance briefing before they complete their

Background imageChance Collection: Client: Harvey Nichols - models P Parnter and R Chance

Client: Harvey Nichols - models P Parnter and R Chance in fancy black straw hats - February 8, 1946 Date: 1946

Background imageChance Collection: People with roulette wheel, Nevada, USA

People with roulette wheel, Nevada, USA
People gathered around a roulette wheel, Nevada, USA. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageChance Collection: The Lottery, by William Hogarth

The Lottery, by William Hogarth Date: 1724

Background imageChance Collection: White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board

White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Second Class passenger and victim Henry James Beauchamp, rare Titanic lettercard written on board and posted with original one penny stamp

Background imageChance Collection: RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister

RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister
RMS Titanic - highly significant and historically important letter to Sixth Officer James Moody's sister. Dated 7 May 1912

Background imageChance Collection: Chance Vought F-8E Crusader 32

Chance Vought F-8E Crusader 32
Aeronavale - Chance Vought F-8E Crusader 32 (msn 1249), at Greenham Common for the international Air Tattoo on 29 June 1981. (Aeronavale - Aeronautique Navale - French Naval Aviation) Date: 1981

Background imageChance Collection: MOSES SEES AND DIES

MOSES SEES AND DIES
God permits Moses to view the Promised Land from the heights of Pisgah, but he doesn't get a chance to set foot there, but dies. Date: BCE

Background imageChance Collection: Cartoon, National Insurance Bill

Cartoon, National Insurance Bill. Patient to GP: This treatment will be the death of me'. Doctor: (National Insurance Bill): I dare say you know best, but there is always a chance'

Background imageChance Collection: Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith

Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith
The Chance of a Lifetime. Cartoon, Sale of Peerages -- Asquith and Lloyd George sell off peerages. Date: 1910

Background imageChance Collection: Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter MM54226 - 4-23

Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter MM54226 - 4-23
Aeronautica Militare - Lockheed TF-104G-M Starfighter MM54226 / 4-23 (msn 583D-5767, ex 63-12685), of 4 Stormo, having last chance checks before take-off, at Grosseto Air Base, on 30 March 1998

Background imageChance Collection: Political cartoon, On the Turn of the Card

Political cartoon, On the Turn of the Card by Francis Carruthers Gould - Gladstone peers in through the door. Date: 1894

Background imageChance Collection: Good Luck postcard, Black cat with playing cards Date: 20th century

Good Luck postcard, Black cat with playing cards Date: 20th century

Background imageChance Collection: Cartoon, The Last Chance

Cartoon, The Last Chance! Lord Cairns (Arthur William Cairns, 2nd Earl Cairns) succeeded to the title on the death of his father on 2 April 1885. 1885

Background imageChance Collection: Tango Room, Club Fortune, Reno, Nevada, USA

Tango Room, Club Fortune, Reno, Nevada, USA
Tango Room, Club Fortune, East Second Street, Reno, Nevada, USA. Date: circa 1938

Background imageChance Collection: Winifred Atwell music sheet for Game of Chance

Winifred Atwell music sheet for Game of Chance. Winifred Atwell (1914-1983) Trinidadian pianist and entertainer who made a big impact in Britain in the 1950s. Date: 1950s

Background imageChance Collection: People with Wheel of Fortune, Nevada, USA

People with Wheel of Fortune, Nevada, USA
People with a Wheel of Fortune at a gambling club in Nevada, USA. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageChance Collection: Gambling for sweets at roulette wheel, China, East Asia

Gambling for sweets at roulette wheel, China, East Asia
Children gambling for sweets at a roulette wheel in the street, China, East Asia. Date: 1922

Background imageChance Collection: Girls operating the public lottery, Brazil

Girls operating the public lottery, Brazil
Girls operating the public lottery by turning wheels with numbers on them, Brazil. Date: 1922

Background imageChance Collection: Convicted Communard Prisoners - Fort d Enet

Convicted Communard Prisoners - Fort d Enet
Incarcerated in the Fort d Enet, in the harbour of the Ile d Aix, convicted Communards gaze out and contemplate the chances of escape...are incarcerated. 1871

Background imageChance Collection: Canadian poster, Its Men We Want, WW1

Canadian poster, Its Men We Want, WW1
Canadian poster, Heres Your Chance, Its Men We Want, First World War. 1915

Background imageChance Collection: Spry Maid Snags Bouquet Date: 1950

Spry Maid Snags Bouquet Date: 1950

Background imageChance Collection: TOO BIG FOR THE BOX

TOO BIG FOR THE BOX
Too big for the box ! - so now shell have to go and stand in line at the Post Office, which will give her a chance to show off her fine clothes, hat and muff. Date: circa 1890

Background imageChance Collection: LANDSCAPE ARTIST

LANDSCAPE ARTIST
At work on a landscape, she pauses, perhaps wondering if she were to introduce a cow into her foreground it might stand a better chance of getting into the Academy. Date: 1919

Background imageChance Collection: MISTLETOE ON STAIRS

MISTLETOE ON STAIRS
DARE HE ? A girl pauses beneath a mistletoe sprig, wondering if hes man enough to seize his chance... Date: 1920

Background imageChance Collection: Black dog leaps into sea, Menorca

Black dog leaps into sea, Menorca
A large black dog leaps into the water off the quayside at Alacufar, Menorca, Spain Date: 2000

Background imageChance Collection: Polperro lobster fisherman

Polperro lobster fisherman
Lobster fisherman pulls on his jacket and prepares to go ashore after returning in his boat Fair Chance, to his mooring in Polperro Harbour, Cornwall, England

Background imageChance Collection: Chance Vought Corsair F4U

Chance Vought Corsair F4U
Us-Navy Chance Vought Corsair F4U Date: 1940s

Background imageChance Collection: A Housemaid waits to catch a peep up a Scotsmans kilt

A Housemaid waits to catch a peep up a Scotsmans kilt
A Housemaid waits patiently, hoping to catch a peep up a Scotsmans kilt. The caption reads: Poor Jock stood on his front door steps, His bearskin wanted mending, The Housemaid standing down below

Background imageChance Collection: Chance the firemens dog, LFEE

Chance the firemens dog, LFEE
Chance the firemens dog, belonging to the London Fire Engine Establishment. He attended many fires and wore a collar engraved with the words: Stop me not but onward let me jog

Background imageChance Collection: Kaiser Wilhelm IIs sons

Kaiser Wilhelm IIs sons
The six sons of Kaiser Wilhelm II pictured in 1900: (l to r standing) Eitel Friedrich (1883-1942), Crown Prince Wilhelm (1882-1951), Adalbert (1884-1948); (in front) Oskar (1888-1958)



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