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Background imageClean Collection: Poster advertising Sunlight Soap

Poster advertising Sunlight Soap -- for rest and leisure. Date: early 20th century

Background imageClean Collection: Display of JCB Extradig diggers in a field

Display of JCB Extradig diggers in a field
Display of bright yellow JCB Extradig Sitemaster diggers in a field, with a Turbo 4x4 underneath. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageClean Collection: Welwyn Garden City, an example of town planning

Welwyn Garden City, an example of town planning
An advertisement for new houses and industrial sites at the new town of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, an example of town planning, designed to take people away from polluted cities

Background imageClean Collection: DOLLY TUB

DOLLY TUB
A laundry worker using a dolly stock and tub to clean clothes, prior to the invention of the washing machine

Background imageClean Collection: Advertisement for Vinolia Soap

Advertisement for Vinolia Soap - Mother! Mother!! Fidos eaten my soap!!! early 20th century

Background imageClean Collection: Rules to be Observed by a Victorian Family

Rules to be Observed by a Victorian Family -- a typical summary of Victorian values, with advice including: Waste Not, Want Not; Do everything at its proper time; Be punctual, be regular

Background imageClean Collection: They say cleanliness is next to Godliness - but I say its next to impossible

They say cleanliness is next to Godliness - but I say its next to impossible. A young child fails to clean their grimy knees no matter how hard they scrub! Date: 1933

Background imageClean Collection: Miles Sparrowhawk

Miles Sparrowhawk
A clean-lined single-seater aircraft designed for racing and other sporting uses : it can reach 290 km/h

Background imageClean Collection: Poster advertising Acel chamois leather for cleaning cars

Poster advertising Acel chamois leather for cleaning cars, showing a chauffeur in green uniform holding a miniature red car. early 20th century

Background imageClean Collection: Hegel / Schlesinger

Hegel / Schlesinger
GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH HEGEL German philosopher

Background imageClean Collection: Deal Aerial View

Deal Aerial View
Aerial view of Deal, Kent, looking very picturesque, with lovely Victorian seafront buildings and pristine beach

Background imageClean Collection: Sanitas disinfecting fluid advertisement, WW1

Sanitas disinfecting fluid advertisement, WW1
Advertisement for The Sanitas Co. Ltd and Sanitas Disinfecting Fluid, indispensible in sick room and nursing wards for sponging the sick, washing wounds and sores

Background imageClean Collection: Water Baby by Muriel Dawson

Water Baby by Muriel Dawson -- a little child in a bathtub. Date: 1939

Background imageClean Collection: British soldiers bathing in flooded shell hole by Matania

British soldiers bathing in flooded shell hole by Matania
The only advantage of the wet weather on the Western Front - a novel swimming bath used by British soldiers to bathe in. A scene captured at the front by The Sphere special artist, Fortunino Matania

Background imageClean Collection: Old mother hubbard: dog standing head and smoking pipe

Old mother hubbard: dog standing head and smoking pipe
She went to the hatters to buy him a hat, but when she came back he was feeding the cat. She went to the tavern for white wine and red, but when she came back the dog stood on his head

Background imageClean Collection: Washing Board

Washing Board
A photograph demonstrating the use of a scrubbing board in a tub during washday in the early 20th century

Background imageClean Collection: Advert for Wrights coal soap 1916

Advert for Wrights coal soap 1916
Advertisement for Wrights Coal Tar soap, the soldiers soap suitable for all, from private to general. 1916

Background imageClean Collection: Barman standing by well-stocked bar

Barman standing by well-stocked bar
Barman standing by a well-stocked bar. The cash register displays an advertisement for Bass & Co Barley Wine. Packets of Capstan cigarettes are on display below. Date: circa 1910

Background imageClean Collection: Last known photo of Captain Smith of RMS Titanic

Last known photo of Captain Smith of RMS Titanic
RMS Titanic - extremely rare first generation press photograph taken by Dr McLean from the tender Ireland as she brought mail and a handful of passengers to the Titanic

Background imageClean Collection: Vim advertising insert

Vim advertising insert -- A Child Can Use It. circa 1900

Background imageClean Collection: Advertisement for Daimler hire cars with chauffeur

Advertisement for Daimler hire cars with chauffeur
Advertisement for Daimler hire cars, complete with chauffeur. Showing a Daimler landaulette in front of a large country house. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageClean Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - Bootblack

Thessaloniki, Greece - Bootblack Date: circa 1916

Background imageClean Collection: Cub Scouts cleaning fire engine

Cub Scouts cleaning fire engine

Background imageClean Collection: Boy Scouts cleaning street sign, London

Boy Scouts cleaning street sign, London
Two Boy Scouts cleaning a street sign in Downshire Hill, Hampstead, north-west London during Scout Job Week. In their spare time

Background imageClean Collection: Queen Mother visiting London evacuees at Horsted Keynes, 1939

Queen Mother visiting London evacuees at Horsted Keynes, 1939
The Queen Mother(1900-2002) with evacuated children from Battersea. A little four year old girl called Shirely here is playing " mothers"

Background imageClean Collection: Poster, The Magic of Soap and Water

Poster, The Magic of Soap and Water. Coo... is that me with the dirt off? Showing a boy admiring his nice clean face in a soap bubble. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. circa 1940s

Background imageClean Collection: Poster, Don t be afraid of Soap and Water

Poster, Don t be afraid of Soap and Water. Showing a little boy welcoming a humanised jug and a bar of soap. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. 20th century

Background imageClean Collection: The Bath Parade by Muriel Dawson

The Bath Parade by Muriel Dawson
Three children dressedin pyjamas, dressing gowns and slippers march in a procession towards the bathroom armed with towels and soap

Background imageClean Collection: When the Hot Water Tap Runs Cold

When the Hot Water Tap Runs Cold
Ingenious invention for improving the level of bath water, especially when hot water runs out, whereby the occupant inflates a large balloon to order to displace water and raise the level

Background imageClean Collection: Laundry at National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Herts

Laundry at National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Herts
Girls iron and fold clean washing in the laundry at the National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Background imageClean Collection: Elizabeth Arden Soaps advertisement, 1940

Elizabeth Arden Soaps advertisement, 1940
Advertisement for Elizabeth Arden Soaps. A little luxury a woman earned after a hard day during the Second World War. The advertisement reads

Background imageClean Collection: Woman washing by David Wright

Woman washing by David Wright
Beautiful portrait of a woman, possibly the artists wife, Esme, sitting in a small metal bath. Date: c.1948

Background imageClean Collection: Harbour with sailing boat and religious statue

Harbour with sailing boat and religious statue
View of a harbour with a sailing boat at the centre, and two men climbing a ladder to repair or clean a religious statue on the right

Background imageClean Collection: Good Boy by Muriel Dawson

Good Boy by Muriel Dawson
A little boy in a charming blue smock and shorts outfit, washes his face using a flannel, soap and metal wash bowl

Background imageClean Collection: Water Babies by Muriel Dawson

Water Babies by Muriel Dawson
A little girl in in a bath tub makes sure that her dolly is clean too. Date: c.1925

Background imageClean Collection: Woman in shoe shine booth Lisbon

Woman in shoe shine booth Lisbon
Shoe shine booths in a Lisbon Street, Portugal. People sit in the small cabins to have their shoes cleaned and shined Date: 1988

Background imageClean Collection: Moorish Bathhouse - Algeria

Moorish Bathhouse - Algeria. Date: circa 1909

Background imageClean Collection: Comic Postcard - Dirty Collar - Donald McGill

Comic Postcard - Dirty Collar - Donald McGill
A collar for your Father? Yes Miss - like the one I'm wearing? No - a clean one. Date: circa 1925

Background imageClean Collection: Jaguar car

Jaguar car, registration WFJ 938. 1960s

Background imageClean Collection: Cartoon, Notice to Quit, electricity on London Underground

Cartoon, Notice to Quit, electricity on London Underground
Cartoon, Notice to Quit, a comment on the introduction of electric trains on the London Underground, showing The Fairy Electra banishing the Steam Locomotive Underground Demon

Background imageClean Collection: Victorian Shoe Shine - Clean Your Boots, Sir?

Victorian Shoe Shine - Clean Your Boots, Sir? 19th century

Background imageClean Collection: Boeing YB-52 Stratofortress 49-0231

Boeing YB-52 Stratofortress 49-0231 (msn 16249). The second B-52, initially ordered as an XB-52 and made the first B-52 flight on 15 April 1952, due to XB-52 49-230 having a hydraulic snag

Background imageClean Collection: Children bathing together Your Turn by C V MacKenzie

Children bathing together Your Turn by C V MacKenzie
Sweet illustration showing two children sharing a tin bath. The smaller child soaks the older one with a sponge, all in the spirit of communal bathing! Date: 1920s

Background imageClean Collection: Rabbits Wash-Day - Birthday Greetings Postcard Date: 1944

Rabbits Wash-Day - Birthday Greetings Postcard Date: 1944

Background imageClean Collection: Sunlight Soap - cut-out advertising trade card

Sunlight Soap - cut-out advertising trade card. A Young man gazes (somewhat glazed over) at a vast tract of text advertising Sunlight Soap which states (by dint of the headings)

Background imageClean 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 imageClean Collection: Shoe Black Victorian period

Shoe Black Victorian period Date: 19th century

Background imageClean Collection: A despatch orderly mounting outside the troop stable

A despatch orderly mounting outside the troop stable
Mount - a despatch orderly of the 17th Lancers mounting outside the troop stable. The smartest men are generally chosen for this duty



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