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Background imageCommunity Collection: Spain. Civil War. Militia men

Spain. Civil War. Militia men
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Campaign for the defense of Madrid (autumn 1936). Bataillon of women's militia. Engraving

Background imageCommunity Collection: Philip Neri

Philip Neri
ST FILIPPO (Philip) NERI popular and venerated Italian preacher known as the Apostle of Rome for his skill in winning converts; he founded the Oratorian community

Background imageCommunity Collection: Letchworth Brochure

Letchworth Brochure
WHERE SHALL I LIVE ? In Letchworth, of course ! will be your answer when you have visited this exhibition (from 1907) promoting the joys of living in Letchworth Garden City

Background imageCommunity 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 imageCommunity Collection: METROLAND MAP

METROLAND MAP
A map of Metro-Land, the residential area in Londons northwest hinterland, served by Londons Underground though in these parts most of it runs over ground. Date: 1926

Background imageCommunity Collection: Chimney Sweeps 1866

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

Background imageCommunity Collection: Port Sunlight - a workers utopia

Port Sunlight - a workers utopia
Page from The Illustrated London News with photographs reporting on the model factory village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, near Birkenhead

Background imageCommunity Collection: Edward Bawden hanging his painting of Waltham Cross

Edward Bawden hanging his painting of Waltham Cross
Edward Bawden (1903-1989), the first of a group of artists to settle in Great Bardfield, hanging his painting of Waltham Cross (just outside the village)

Background imageCommunity Collection: Corbetts Vision

Corbetts Vision
In American planner Harvey Corbetts vision of a future city, fast traffic will be segregated from slow, and people from both Date: 1925

Background imageCommunity Collection: Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs

Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs
Two Policeman talk to a Gypsy family by their caravan and wagon on Epsom Downs Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCommunity Collection: King George VI - Thanking British Children

King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two

Background imageCommunity Collection: London going out of town -- the expansion of London

London going out of town -- the expansion of London
London going out of town, or, The March of Bricks & Mortar -- Cruikshanks cartoon comment on the expansion of London

Background imageCommunity 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 imageCommunity Collection: Halifax Workhouse 1901

Halifax Workhouse 1901
A birdseye view of the workhouse infirmary at Halifax, Yorkshire

Background imageCommunity Collection: Silent Highwayman

Silent Highwayman
Death - The Silent Highway-Man of the polluted River Thames

Background imageCommunity Collection: Mens Pavilion & Recreation Grounds, Bournville, Birmingham

Mens Pavilion & Recreation Grounds, Bournville, Birmingham, England - part of the model community set up around the Cadburys Cocoa Factory. Cricket being played at the Cadbury Sports Club. Date: 1910

Background imageCommunity Collection: Robert Owen / New Harmony

Robert Owen / New Harmony
New Harmony, Indiana, USA. Robert Owen established an experimental co-operative community to compliment his ideas for social reform. The project failed in 1928

Background imageCommunity Collection: HOOVER DAM

HOOVER DAM
At the time of its construction, the Boulder Dam (subsequently renamed the Hoover Dam) on the Colorado River, is the worlds largest

Background imageCommunity Collection: Future New York

Future New York will be pre- eminently the city of skyscrapers - and of noise, what with the elevated railway passing your window and the aircraft flying low overhead

Background imageCommunity Collection: London Rag & Bone Men

London Rag & Bone Men
A rag and bone horse and cart and other horse drawn vehicles, about to cross Tower Bridge, London, England

Background imageCommunity Collection: Court for King Cholera

Court for King Cholera
A Court for King Cholera

Background imageCommunity Collection: Male Chimney Sweep 1909

Male Chimney Sweep 1909

Background imageCommunity Collection: Pensions Introduced

Pensions Introduced
The scene at an English Post Office, when old age pensioners call in for the first time to receive their government pension

Background imageCommunity Collection: The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCommunity Collection: Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Birkenhead Union workhouse viewed from Church Road, Higher Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire. A group of children stand in the foreground, with the workhouse infirmary behind them

Background imageCommunity Collection: Bedford Park / Bath Rd 4 / 9

Bedford Park / Bath Rd 4 / 9
Bedford Park, Chiswick, London, considered the prototype of later garden cities and suburbs: Bath Road, looking east (4 of 9)

Background imageCommunity Collection: Charity Bootblacks

Charity Bootblacks
To raise money for hospitals, English girls offer their services as shoeblacks to passing gentlemen in the streets of London

Background imageCommunity Collection: Turncock (Petherick)

Turncock (Petherick)
A London turncock, employed by the water company to turn on or off the cocks whereby water is channelled from the mains to domestic supply pipes

Background imageCommunity Collection: Scarborough Workhouse

Scarborough Workhouse
A birdseye view of Scarborough New Workhouse

Background imageCommunity Collection: Pumping Engine

Pumping Engine
Kempton Park, Surrey : the triple expansion pumping engine in the waterworks. Note the size of the men

Background imageCommunity Collection: Babies in a cabbage patch

Babies in a cabbage patch. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCommunity Collection: Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre

Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, enjoying a Cornish pasty and a cup of tea during her visit to Marazion Community Centre, Cornwall. Also present are David Harris MP and the Lady Dowager St Levan

Background imageCommunity Collection: SOROLLA, Joaqu�(1863-1923). Maria at the beach

SOROLLA, Joaqu�(1863-1923). Maria at the beach
SOROLLA, Joaqu� (1863-1923). Maria at the beach, Biarritz. 1905. Impressionism. Oil on canvas. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Sorolla Museum

Background imageCommunity Collection: Kabyle Village of Taourirt - Northern Algeria

Kabyle Village of Taourirt - Northern Algeria in the Bouira Province - The Kabyle people are Berbers from North Eastern Algeria - estimated population today of 5 million individuals. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCommunity Collection: Cartoon impression of the Russo-Japanese War 3 of 5

Cartoon impression of the Russo-Japanese War 3 of 5
Card 3 of 5 - The Wrestlers. A cartoon interpretation of the Russo-Japanese war, acted out by the principal ruling individuals from the International Community

Background imageCommunity Collection: St Pancras Workhouse

St Pancras Workhouse
London : women in the refectory of Saint Pancras workhouse

Background imageCommunity Collection: RANC, Jean. Charles III as a Child

RANC, Jean. Charles III as a Child
RANC, Jean (1674-1735). Portrait of Charles III of Spain as a Child. ca. 1723. Rococo. Oil on canvas. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Prado Museum

Background imageCommunity Collection: RIEGO, Rafael de (1785-1823). Spanish liberal military

RIEGO, Rafael de (1785-1823). Spanish liberal military man, leader of the military coup of 1820. Romanticism. Oil on canvas. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid

Background imageCommunity Collection: BUEIL, John V of (1406-1477). Noble French, companion

BUEIL, John V of (1406-1477). Noble French, companion in the military campaign of Joan of Arc. Fighting in a city square. Illustration in Le Jouvencel (1461-1466) Folio 155 r

Background imageCommunity Collection: GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos鮠Still life with a bottle

GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos鮠Still life with a bottle
GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos頨 1886-1945). Still Life with Bottle. 1927. Contemporary Art. Oil on canvas. Private Collection

Background imageCommunity Collection: Charles V

Charles V
RUBENS, Peter Paul (1577-1640). The Emperor Charles V and the Empress Isabella. 1628. Copy of the original portrait by Titian destroyed in the fire at the Alcạ r of Madrid in 1734

Background imageCommunity Collection: Town Planning / Jena

Town Planning / Jena
A 17th century town - Jena, Germany - still defended by its ramparts but spilling out beyond them into the surrounding countryside

Background imageCommunity Collection: London / Embankment / 1867

London / Embankment / 1867
A section of the Thames Embankment, showing the Subway, the Pneumatic Railway, the Metropolitan and District Railway and the Low-Level Sewer

Background imageCommunity Collection: Cedars Estate Rickmanswh

Cedars Estate Rickmanswh
Aerial view of Cedars Estate, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England - showing homes tastefully laid out with large gardens

Background imageCommunity Collection: Russian Jews in England

Russian Jews in England
Russian refugees in the Poor Jews Temporary Shelter, Leman Street, in the East End of London

Background imageCommunity Collection: Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution
A knife-grinder, a milkmaid, dogs, beggars, musicians, a coalman, and a dustman, a postboy with his horn and a child with her rattle - noise pollution in the 18th century

Background imageCommunity Collection: Future City Satire

Future City Satire
A satirical view of the city of the future

Background imageCommunity Collection: Father Thames Diseases

Father Thames Diseases
Father Thames introducing his offspring to the fair city of London; diphtheria, scrofula and cholera



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