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Background imageClear Collection: Landlord and Bar Sign

Landlord and Bar Sign
Due to the number of customers trying to pay for drinks by cheque, the landlords sign in this London pub makes it clear that draughts, not overdrafts, are available behind the bar

Background imageClear Collection: Baltimore Beacon, Sherkin Island and Cape Clear, West Cork

Baltimore Beacon, Sherkin Island and Cape Clear, West Cork, Republic of Ireland

Background imageClear Collection: Leonardo Helicopter

Leonardo Helicopter
LEONARDO DA VINCI Sketch of a flying machine which seems in some respects to anticipate the helicopter, though the technology is not clear

Background imageClear Collection: King and Queen inspecting bomb damage at Buckingham Palace

King and Queen inspecting bomb damage at Buckingham Palace
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth pictured among the rubble at Buckingham Palace following German air raids during the Blitz, September 1940

Background imageClear Collection: Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania

Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania
As it became clear there would be no decisive swift victory for either side in World War I, the constant demand for munitions increased

Background imageClear Collection: Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929

Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929
Photograph showing the Mansfield Town goalkeeper jumping highest to punch clear the ball and deny an Arsenal attack during the F.A. Cup fourth round tie at Highbury, 26th January 1929

Background imageClear Collection: Rene Descartes at Desk

Rene Descartes at Desk
RENE DESCARTES French Mathematician and Philosopher. Attempted to unify all knowledge as the product of clear reasoning from self-evident premises

Background imageClear Collection: Steeplechase with Faller

Steeplechase with Faller
FALLS One horse falls at a fence while three other horses clear the fence successfully. Date: 1912

Background imageClear Collection: Germans in Russian Town

Germans in Russian Town
German infantry clear a Russian town street by street

Background imageClear Collection: Cartoon, Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis

Cartoon, Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis, or, the Vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary Power, by James Gillray

Background imageClear Collection: Burns / Now Westlin Winds

Burns / Now Westlin Winds
NOW WESTLIN WINDS But Peggy dear the ev nings clear, Thick flies the skimming swallow, The sky is blue, the fields in view, All fading green and yellow

Background imageClear Collection: Blitz in London -- pulling debris clear, WW2

Blitz in London -- pulling debris clear, WW2
Blitz in London -- firefighters pulling debris clear following an air raid. Date: 1940s

Background imageClear Collection: Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903

Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903
Illustration of a Derby County defender heading the ball clear, as Bury attack during the F.A. Cup Final, 18th April 1903

Background imageClear Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary, Hindenburg and Big Ben, 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary, Hindenburg and Big Ben, 1936
Illustration of R.M.S. Queen Mary, shown with the airship Hindenberg and the Westminster clock tower Big Ben, in order to give a clear idea of the grand scale of the Cunard White Star Liner

Background imageClear Collection: Hissarlik (Troy) Digging

Hissarlik (Troy) Digging
A clear example of the excavation style of Heinrich Schliemann at Hissarlik, cutting through later occupation levels, actually missing Homerian deposits!

Background imageClear Collection: They are calm, clear, well possess d of themselves... Date: 1913

They are calm, clear, well possess d of themselves... Date: 1913

Background imageClear Collection: All clear by Merlin Enabnit

All clear by Merlin Enabnit
Brunette pin up girl by Merlin Enabnit (1903-1979) sunbathing in an orange swimsuit. Enabnit was born in Des Moines, Iowa and was a successful commercial artist

Background imageClear Collection: French Artillery - 12

French Artillery - 12
A gunner of the horse artillery of the French Garde Royale stands clear of his Gribeauval cannon after setting light to the charge

Background imageClear Collection: Bleriot XI-2

Bleriot XI-2 Type Genie, 2-seat monoplane with single tail-skid, one piece elevator, four strut pyramid cabane and re-shaped rudder to clear the elevator

Background imageClear Collection: Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs

Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs
Over the 40 years that we have been writing about these battlefields, there has been many attempts to signpost the places of interest

Background imageClear Collection: Group Captain Wilson?s team from the Empire Test Pilots?

Group Captain Wilson?s team from the Empire Test Pilots? School at Cranfield visited A. V. Roe and Co Ltd on 19 November 1945. From left: P. Kidson, Avro; R.E. Clear, Airspeed; Sqn Ldr E

Background imageClear Collection: When They Sound The Last All Clear

When They Sound The Last All Clear
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for When They Sound The Last All Clear, by Hugh Charles and Louis Elton, recorded and broadcast by Vera Lynn, who can be seen in the portrait photograph

Background imageClear Collection: A Rotary Snowplow at work - Kansas, USA

A Rotary Snowplow at work - Kansas, USA
A Rotary Snowplow at work clearing heavy drifts - Kansas, USA Date: circa 1920s

Background imageClear Collection: The Water Lilies: Clear Morning with Willows by Monet

The Water Lilies: Clear Morning with Willows by Monet
Claude Monet (1840-1926). French impressionist painter. The Water Lilies: Clear Morning with Willows, ca. 1915-1926. Oil on canvas (200 x 1275 cm). Orangerie Museum. Paris. France

Background imageClear Collection: Royal Standard Typewriter Advertisement

Royal Standard Typewriter Advertisement
An advertisement promoting the Royal standard typewriter visible writing machine, which can be seen illustrated, requiring the slightest touch on the keys to produce clear print. Date: circa 1921

Background imageClear Collection: Help the Shunter

Help the Shunter
British Railway's staff information poster, designed by Frank Newbould, c.1950. This poster refers to the importance of clear, legible labels. Date: circa 1950

Background imageClear Collection: Manchester City v Portsmouth, FA Cup Final

Manchester City v Portsmouth, FA Cup Final
FA Cup Final 1934 - Swift, Manchester City goalkeeper, punches clear against Portsmouth Date: 1934

Background imageClear Collection: Hausa soldiers cutting the bush with their bayonets

Hausa soldiers cutting the bush with their bayonets
Agroup of Hausa soldiers (The largest ethnic group in sub-Saharan Africa) cutting down the bush with their bayonets surrounding their encampment

Background imageClear Collection: Bell at Gleneagles

Bell at Gleneagles
The all clear bell on the third green at Gleneagles golf course had been salvaged from a boat called Stella'. Date: 1932

Background imageClear Collection: French and German caricature soldiers face off

French and German caricature soldiers face off
The splendidly drawn uniformed figures are divided by the German's boast of the strength of his armed forces and the Frenchman's literally translated reply So what? Clear off'

Background imageClear Collection: Constitutionalists Repair Railway Destroyed by Federalists

Constitutionalists Repair Railway Destroyed by Federalists
A group of Constitutionalists repair a railroad destroyed by federalist forces. Several men repair the metal tracks as others move wood, clear the track, or watch from a parked locomotive ahead

Background imageClear Collection: Captured Republican Troops near Bilbao; Spanish Civil War, 1

Captured Republican Troops near Bilbao; Spanish Civil War, 1
Photograph showing a group of captured Nationalist troops, wearing dark berets, roped together at the wrist being, interrogated by a Nationalist officer, near Bilbao, 1936

Background imageClear Collection: The monks of Saint-Bernard clear snow after an avalanche blocks the pass

The monks of Saint-Bernard clear snow after an avalanche blocks the pass and prevents access to their monastery Date: 1897

Background imageClear Collection: Wreck of the ship Gipsy at Bristol

Wreck of the ship Gipsy at Bristol
The stranded Waterford Steam Navigation Companys steamer, the Gipsy, on, May I2th, 1878. The boat left Cumberland Basin for Waterford in the early morning. It was then high water

Background imageClear Collection: Posters, Bold, Clear & Attractive, The Mercantile Press, Ebury Street

Posters, Bold, Clear & Attractive, The Mercantile Press, Ebury Street, London - man in the street carrying a sandwich board. Date: early 20th century

Background imageClear Collection: Comic postcard, Young woman in gas mask, WW2. The all clears gone, Miss

Comic postcard, Young woman in gas mask, WW2. The all clears gone, Miss! Peace with very little on er! Date: 1940s

Background imageClear Collection: Comic postcard, Red nose mistaken for gas mask, WW2 Date: circa 1940s

Comic postcard, Red nose mistaken for gas mask, WW2 Date: circa 1940s

Background imageClear Collection: Comic postcard, pretty woman wearing gas mask, WW2 Date: circa 1940s

Comic postcard, pretty woman wearing gas mask, WW2 Date: circa 1940s

Background imageClear Collection: Advert for winter holidays in Switzerland, 1927

Advert for winter holidays in Switzerland, 1927 - come and see the worlds playground, the paradise of winter sports and the clear, bracing Alpine air Date: 1927

Background imageClear Collection: Advert for summer holidays in Switzerland, 1927

Advert for summer holidays in Switzerland, 1927 described as the Worlds playground, the Paradise of Summer Sports in the clear, bracing Alpine air. Date: 1927

Background imageClear Collection: 48 Royal Marine Cdo & Civil Victims Memorial, St Aubin

48 Royal Marine Cdo & Civil Victims Memorial, St Aubin
The 48th were part of No 4 Special Service Brigade whose task was to clear St Aubin and coastal villages to the east, and following that were to take on the radar station on the high ground at

Background imageClear Collection: Regt de la Chaudiere Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer, Normandy

Regt de la Chaudiere Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer, Normandy
Canadian forces had been given clear objectives by Major General R.F.L Keller their Divisional Commander. Lines of advance were called Yew, Elm and Oak and important villages were also named

Background imageClear Collection: Museum of Underwater Wrecks Port en Bessin

Museum of Underwater Wrecks Port en Bessin
In 1970 Jaques Lemonchois was asked to clear war wrecks not cleared by the government. The results here include tanks, parts of aeroplanes and torpedos, plus films, photos and documents

Background imageClear Collection: Memorials to Flail tanks of 22nd Dragoons on D Day

Memorials to Flail tanks of 22nd Dragoons on D Day
Flail tanks were Sherman tanks equipped at the frontwith rotating rollers with long chains attached whosepurpose was to clear exits from the beaches by exploding mines

Background imageClear Collection: Clear Crest-Bred Canary

Clear Crest-Bred Canary. Date: 1933

Background imageClear Collection: Bugler blowing All Clear after Zeppelin air raid, WW1

Bugler blowing All Clear after Zeppelin air raid, WW1
Bugler blowing the All Clear after a Zeppelin air raid during the First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageClear Collection: Emigration - Arrival in Canadian Forest

Emigration - Arrival in Canadian Forest
Emigration - Arrival in the Canadian Forest - no work no eat. 19th century

Background imageClear Collection: The All Clear sounded by bugle after WW1 air raid

The All Clear sounded by bugle after WW1 air raid
All Clear by bugle call: in London after an air-raid. With a boy scout as bugler: a Special Constables car giving the all clear notice after the recent Zeppelin raid on London



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