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Cold Collection

Background imageCold Collection: Snow Queen Harry Clarke

Snow Queen Harry Clarke
Kay meets the Snow Queen

Background imageCold Collection: Police Public Call Box in the snow, London

Police Public Call Box in the snow, London
A Police Public Call Box, on a London street on a snowy day. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937

Background imageCold Collection: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren
The Green Knight rides over the bridge into Camelot Castle on New Years Day. He will set King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table a special challenge

Background imageCold Collection: Winter Frolic by Arthur Rackham

Winter Frolic by Arthur Rackham. 1924

Background imageCold Collection: Hewenden Viaduct, Yorkshire

Hewenden Viaduct, Yorkshire
Retired farmer Tom Ackroyd mends a dry stone wall on his farm in the Hewenden Valley, near Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. In the distance is the Hewenden Viaduct

Background imageCold Collection: Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card

Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCold Collection: Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620, by Hendrick Avercamp

Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620, by Hendrick Avercamp
Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634). Dutch painter. Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620. Rijskmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageCold Collection: Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, polar explorer

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, polar explorer
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874 - 1922), Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer. Seen here at the age of 40 in windproof garments

Background imageCold Collection: Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic

Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic
Sir Ernest Shackleton and three members of a polar exploration party, photographed within 111 miles of the South Pole in 1907-9 on board the Nimrod

Background imageCold Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageCold Collection: Roald Amundsen (1872-1928)

Roald Amundsen (1872-1928)
Photograph of Captain Roald Engelbreth Gravning Amundsen, the Norwegian explorer, in his cold weather clothing and skis, Antarctica, 1912

Background imageCold Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageCold Collection: Hampstead Heath 1939

Hampstead Heath 1939
Two women walking together up Sandy Lane, an avenue of huge trees leading to Spaniards Lane, Hampstead Heath, north London, England, during winter snow. Date: January 1939

Background imageCold Collection: Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest

Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest
Hillary and Tensing nearing the summit of Mount Everest. Date: 1953

Background imageCold Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageCold Collection: Houseless and Hungry by Luke Fildes

Houseless and Hungry by Luke Fildes
A study entitled Houseless and Hungry by Luke Fildes depicting homeless paupers queuing outside the casual ward of a London workhouse. A policeman stands at the left of the scene

Background imageCold Collection: Checkpoint Charlie reconstruction, Berlin, Germany

Checkpoint Charlie reconstruction, Berlin, Germany
Reconstruction of Checkpoint Charlie for visitors to the museum in Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, Germany

Background imageCold Collection: Schubert / Erlkonig-Goethe

Schubert / Erlkonig-Goethe
Schuberts Erlkonig (Goethe)

Background imageCold Collection: Hexham, Northumberland, in the snow

Hexham, Northumberland, in the snow. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCold Collection: Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card

Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card
Butterflies and flowers with a snow scene on a palette-shaped Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCold Collection: Pneumonia strikes like a man eating shark led by its pilot f

Pneumonia strikes like a man eating shark led by its pilot fish the common cold Consult your physician. Poster encouraging citizens to consult your physician for treatment of the common cold

Background imageCold Collection: Winter Plumage by Vernon Ward

Winter Plumage by Vernon Ward
A group of waterfowl on a lake in a London park including a tufted duck, Mallard, Pintail and Sheldrake

Background imageCold Collection: Family Tree by Vernon Ward

Family Tree by Vernon Ward
A group of tufted ducks huddle together on the lake in St. Jamess Park in London during the winter

Background imageCold Collection: Central heating for cars / W H Robinson

Central heating for cars / W H Robinson
The Autofooetjoye central heating device, consisting of a small zinc water tank glued to the back of the car, warmed by an oil stove with connecting pipework that the driver can rest his feet

Background imageCold Collection: Dante & Virgil in Hell

Dante & Virgil in Hell
Sinners stand in a frozen lake, with only the tops of their heads above the ice; the rest of their bodies are subjected to a permanent cold bath: Dante & Virgil look on

Background imageCold Collection: Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage

Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage
Seals and sea-birds watch as Sir John Franklins Erebus and Terror sail cautiously between Arctic icebergs

Background imageCold Collection: Coughs & Sneezes Poster

Coughs & Sneezes Poster
Humorous poster issued by the Ministry of Health during the Second World War and featuring a woman sneezing without catching the germs in a handkerchief

Background imageCold Collection: Four frogs ice skating on a Christmas card

Four frogs ice skating on a Christmas card
Four frogs ice skating hand in hand on a Christmas card, with comic verse below. circa 1890s

Background imageCold Collection: Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card

Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card. circa 1890s

Background imageCold Collection: Snowy Yorkshire

Snowy Yorkshire
Winter snow scene, taken from the churchyard of Crayke village, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageCold Collection: Malvern Water Cure (8)

Malvern Water Cure (8)
(8 of 12) Water Cure at Malvern. Sitz Bath and wet sheet 6o clock winters morn. " This is delightful, very!!!"

Background imageCold Collection: The Fishmongers Shop

The Fishmongers Shop

Background imageCold Collection: Sebastian Kneipp

Sebastian Kneipp
SEBASTIAN KNEIPP Bavarian priest, promoter of hydropathy (cold water cure) and herbalism

Background imageCold Collection: Stagecoach and horses on an oval Christmas card

Stagecoach and horses on an oval Christmas card
Stagecoach and horses travelling through the snow at night on an oval Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCold Collection: Cub Scout on skis, Snowy Mountains, Australia

Cub Scout on skis, Snowy Mountains, Australia
A group of Cub Scouts of the 1st Kosciusco Troop, on skis in the Snowy Mountains of Australia. Scoutmaster Bernie Jarratt is demonstrating a kick turn. Date: 1960s

Background imageCold Collection: View down the High Street, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales

View down the High Street, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales
A view down the High Street from the Bear Hotel, in the town centre, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales, with snow on the ground. Recently installed telegraph wires can be seen above

Background imageCold Collection: Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly

Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly
Photograph of (Maurice) Harold Macmillan speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, 29th September 1960. In a powerful speech the British Prime Minister spoke on Britains colonial record

Background imageCold Collection: Cold Collation Dishes

Cold Collation Dishes
COLD COLLATION DISHES pigeon pie - game pie - cutlets and other meat dishes

Background imageCold Collection: Law / Police / Britain

Law / Police / Britain
Duty and Pleasure A policeman on duty on a snowy night in a fashionable London square, while some of the residents set off for an evening of leisure

Background imageCold Collection: Christmas Snowballs 1939

Christmas Snowballs 1939
Girls snowballing in Brockwell Park, near Herne Hill, south London, during the first Christmas of World War Two

Background imageCold Collection: Two golden harps on a cutout greetings card

Two golden harps on a cutout greetings card with a country scene. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCold Collection: Advert for Ideal Central Heating

Advert for Ideal Central Heating
Advert illustrating the benefits of installing an Ideal central heating system. Date: 1939

Background imageCold Collection: Empire Motors, Little Ferry, New Jersey, USA

Empire Motors, Little Ferry, New Jersey, USA
Empire Motors and Garions Auto Exchange, Sylvan Avenue (Highway 46), Little Ferry, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA. Date: 1947

Background imageCold Collection: Music cover, Les Patineurs Valse, by Emile Waldteufel

Music cover, Les Patineurs Valse, by Emile Waldteufel
Music cover, Les Patineurs Valse (Skaters Waltz), by Emile Waldteufel, with two elegant women skating on ice. circa 1880s

Background imageCold Collection: Startling Stories Scifi Magazine Cover with Science Island

Startling Stories Scifi Magazine Cover with Science Island
SCIENCE ISLAND (Eando Binder)A cold-blooded Scientific Napoleon with the Brain of a Genius and a Body of Metal threatens to Dominate Mankind Date: 1939

Background imageCold Collection: Winter Morning by Muriel Dawson

Winter Morning by Muriel Dawson -- two children out walking in the snow with three dogs. Date: 1941

Background imageCold Collection: Christ on the cold stone. Eastern Netherlands, around 1510

Christ on the cold stone. Eastern Netherlands, around 1510. Museum Catharijneconvent. Utrecht. Netherlands

Background imageCold Collection: Filming Scott of the Antarctic

Filming Scott of the Antarctic, with John Mills as Captain Scott RN, James Robertson Justice as Petty Officer Taff Evans, and Kenneth Moore as Lieutenant Evans



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