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Background imageChimney Collection: Chimney Sweeps 1866

Chimney Sweeps 1866
The young and the old, both looking tired after a days work

Background imageChimney Collection: Aerial view of University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Aerial view of University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Aerial view of the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA, with the sports field and spectators clearly visible on the right. Date: 1939

Background imageChimney Collection: Merrimac Hat Factory, Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA

Merrimac Hat Factory, Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA
Merrimac Hat Factory, on the Merrimac River at Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageChimney Collection: Advert, Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Kirkcaldy

Advert, Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Kirkcaldy
Advert for Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd Ltd, Manufacturers of Floor Cloth, Linoleum and Cork Carpet, Kirkcaldy, Scotland. 1905

Background imageChimney Collection: Hotel Galvez, Galveston, Texas, USA

Hotel Galvez, Galveston, Texas, USA. Date: circa 1910

Background imageChimney Collection: The Devils Chimney

The Devils Chimney, a distintive natural rock formation on Leckhampton Hill, overlooking the road between Cheltenham and Birdlip, Gloucestershire, England. Date: late 1930s

Background imageChimney Collection: No Fear

No Fear
A curmudgeonly workman, balanced precariously on a chimney, looks at an aircraft during World War I and mutters, " Blowed if I d risk my bloomin neck"

Background imageChimney Collection: Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales

Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Cwmpennar Colliery (also known as the Powell Duffryn Colliery), Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageChimney Collection: Bedwas Navigation Colliery, Monmouthshire, South Wales

Bedwas Navigation Colliery, Monmouthshire, South Wales
View of Lewis Merthyr Pit, Bedwas Navigation Colliery, Monmouthshire, South Wales. The colliery opened in 1913 and closed in the mid-1980s, after the Miners Strike

Background imageChimney Collection: London - The Connaught Hotel, Mayfair

London - The Connaught Hotel, Mayfair. Date: 1937

Background imageChimney Collection: Main Street, Que Que, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)

Main Street, Que Que, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Main Street, Que Que (now Kwekwe), Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), with a hotel on the left. Date: 1920s

Background imageChimney Collection: Soho, London - rooftop view

Soho, London - rooftop view, from Gerrard Place, looking across Gerrard Street towards Leicester Square. 1973

Background imageChimney Collection: General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA

General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA
General Electric Company buildings at Schenectady, New York State, USA

Background imageChimney Collection: Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex

Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex
View of the gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, West Sussex, showing daffodils growing in the foreground, and the Elizabethan manor house in the background

Background imageChimney Collection: Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, South Wales

Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, South Wales
View of the Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, South Wales. Date: early 20th century

Background imageChimney Collection: Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire

Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire
View of Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire. The colliery closed in 1967, but the surviving headstock and winding house, and vertical steam engine of 1873

Background imageChimney Collection: Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales

Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales
A pre-1914 image of the Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales which opened in 1868. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageChimney Collection: Manchester Rooftops

Manchester Rooftops
Manchester skyline - an urban cityscape of rooftops and chimney stacks, the air grey with industrial smog

Background imageChimney Collection: Mobile Chimney Sweep

Mobile Chimney Sweep
A chimney sweep stands with his equipment beside his car which has a model of a chimney on the roof with a broom sticking out of the top, to advertise his trade

Background imageChimney Collection: Chimney Sweep & Boy 1877

Chimney Sweep & Boy 1877
A chimney sweep and his brushes. Date: 1877

Background imageChimney Collection: Horrockses, Crewdson & Co Ltd, Preston, Lancashire

Horrockses, Crewdson & Co Ltd, Preston, Lancashire, office and factory -- trade design. 1920

Background imageChimney Collection: Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London

Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageChimney Collection: Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon

Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon
Agatha Christies cottage near the River Dart, Devon, with three cars parked in the foreground. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageChimney Collection: Greetings from Akron, Ohio, USA

Greetings from Akron, Ohio, USA
Greetings postcard from Akron, Ohio, USA, rubber manufacturing center of the world, showing the Goodyear Memorial and a rubber tyre shape containing three scenes (Firestone, Goodrich and Goodyear)

Background imageChimney Collection: Paris, France - Champs-Elysees, The Paiva Mansion

Paris, France - Champs-Elysees, The Paiva Mansion. Date: 1902

Background imageChimney Collection: Penrhiwceibr Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales

Penrhiwceibr Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Penrhiwceibr (Penrhiwceiber) Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales. The colliery closed in 1985

Background imageChimney Collection: Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales
View of Porthgain lime workings on the Pembrokeshire coast, West Wales. Limestone was shipped in from South Pembrokeshire to produce lime

Background imageChimney Collection: Looking Up the Chimney by Muriel Dawson

Looking Up the Chimney by Muriel Dawson
A little child peers up the chimney, wondering how Father Christmas is going to make his descent and fill the expectantly hung stockings while the fire is lit

Background imageChimney Collection: Male Chimney Sweep 1909

Male Chimney Sweep 1909

Background imageChimney Collection: Old Town and Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Town and Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Old Town and Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland, seen from Princes Street, with some smoking chimneys in the foreground

Background imageChimney Collection: London Roofs & Chimneys

London Roofs & Chimneys
Rooftops and chimney stacks of London; some aerials are also visible

Background imageChimney Collection: Adana, Turkey - The Bridge

Adana, Turkey - The Bridge
Adana, capital of Adana Province in south east Turkey. The ancient Antioch on the Sarus. One of the largest cities in Turkey - the gateway to the Cilician Plain

Background imageChimney Collection: Constantinople, Turkey - Chimney Sweep

Constantinople, Turkey - Chimney Sweep

Background imageChimney Collection: USA / Met Opera / Back View

USA / Met Opera / Back View
NEW YORK back view of the newly built theatre, on Seventh Avenue

Background imageChimney Collection: View of Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales

View of Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales
View of Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales

Background imageChimney Collection: Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland

Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland
Susies Castle - the home of Hermit Susan McGlone (1847-1929) - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland - the upturned half-hull of a disused fishing-smack. Date: circa 1909

Background imageChimney Collection: Jousofka (Yusovka, Stalino, Donetsk), Ukraine

Jousofka (Yusovka, Stalino, Donetsk), Ukraine
General view of Jousofka (Yusovka, Stalino, Donetsk), an industrial city in eastern Ukraine

Background imageChimney Collection: Father Cmas / Chimney / Car

Father Cmas / Chimney / Car
Father Christmas stands on his rope ladder among the snowy rooftops and drops a toy car down a lucky childs chimney

Background imageChimney Collection: Oak Lodge, Dropmore, Buckinghamshire

Oak Lodge, Dropmore, Buckinghamshire
Oak Lodge, Dropmore, near the village of Burnham, Buckinghamshire, on Lord Grenvilles estate, built in the 19th century and clad with Renaissance wooden panels

Background imageChimney Collection: Aerial view of Redhill Hospital, Hendon, Middlesex

Aerial view of Redhill Hospital, Hendon, Middlesex
An aerial view of Redhill Hospital, Hendon, Middlesex originally opened in 1927 as the Hendon Union infirmary. The older building (below centre) was originally the Hendon Union school, erected in 1859

Background imageChimney Collection: Victoria Colliery, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, South Wales

Victoria Colliery, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, South Wales
View of the Victoria Colliery, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, South Wales

Background imageChimney Collection: Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
The Greenock Combination Hospital was erected in 1906-7 on Inverkip Road, Greenock, to serve the combined burghs of Greenock, Port Glasgow, and Gourock. It later became known as Gateside Hospital

Background imageChimney Collection: Allis-Chalmers Company plant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Allis-Chalmers Company plant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, manufacturers of agricultural machinery such as tractors. Date: circa 1909

Background imageChimney Collection: Traditional Japanese bathing in upright wooden tub

Traditional Japanese bathing in upright wooden tub, heated by a small side stove Date: 1930

Background imageChimney Collection: Advertisement for Esso Petroleum

Advertisement for Esso Petroleum -- reflections on car bodies at Fawley Refinery, Hampshire. 1959

Background imageChimney Collection: Poster advertising Post Office Savings Bank

Poster advertising Post Office Savings Bank
Poster advertising the Post Office Savings Bank -- money is power. Showing two tall smoking chimneys, possibly of Battersea Power Station. 20th century

Background imageChimney Collection: Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent

Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent
View of an old farmhouse at Bassetts Mill in the village of Cowden, near Edenbridge, Kent

Background imageChimney Collection: Ferndale Colliery and Tylorstown, Glamorgan, South Wales

Ferndale Colliery and Tylorstown, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Ferndale Colliery (also known as Blaenllechau Colliery) and Tylorstown, Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan, South Wales



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