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Companies Collection

Background imageCompanies Collection: Flags & Funnels

Flags & Funnels
House flags and funnels carried by steam ships belonging to some of the main companies of the British Mercantile Marine

Background imageCompanies Collection: The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)

The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)
After the Battle of Isadhlwana. A description by Lieutenant Crealock reads, Day waned and the night hung over the hill, when we reached the last ridge, beyond which lay what had been our camp

Background imageCompanies Collection: Mail Ship Flags & Others

Mail Ship Flags & Others
Flags including those of the States of Australia, New Zealand, Royal Mail & the Orient and Pacific Steam Navigation Companies

Background imageCompanies Collection: Flags and Ships of the Great Steamship Companies, 1932

Flags and Ships of the Great Steamship Companies, 1932
Illustration of the Flags and Ships of the Steamship Companies offering ocean cruises in 1932, with a map of their routes. Lloyd Triestino, Booth, Nippon Yusen Kaisha, P.&O. Coast, B.&N

Background imageCompanies Collection: Tank Corps Recruitment

Tank Corps Recruitment
A recruitment poster for the British Tanks Corps Armoured Car Companies - Become a Motor Enginerr and see the World!

Background imageCompanies Collection: The Loss Book at Lloyds of London, 1877

The Loss Book at Lloyds of London, 1877
Engraving showing a group of Lloyds underwriters consulting the Loss Book in their offices, after a bad spell of storms in the winter of 1876-7

Background imageCompanies Collection: Painting Stage Sets

Painting Stage Sets
Painting stage sets on old wooden scaffolding at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageCompanies Collection: Theatrical Wig Maker

Theatrical Wig Maker
An old gentleman wig maker at work, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford-upon- Avon, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageCompanies Collection: Fireworks Factory

Fireworks Factory
Women from Brooks fireworks factory, one of the oldest British fireworks companies, show off a selection of their huge rockets and catherine wheels!

Background imageCompanies Collection: Wardrobe Department

Wardrobe Department
Ladies in the Wardrobe Department of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageCompanies Collection: Settle Speakman Stoke wagon

Settle Speakman Stoke wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Railway map, Acton, Kew, Turnham Green, London

Railway map, Acton, Kew, Turnham Green, London
Railway map, Acton, Kew, South Acton & Turnham Green, London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1913

Background imageCompanies Collection: Thorp T-11 Sky Scooter NX91312

Thorp T-11 Sky Scooter NX91312. Designed in the US by John Thorp in 1945, the T-11 was intended to be home-built. NX91312 was one of eight prototypes built by Thorp in 1946

Background imageCompanies Collection: WW2 Christmas Card Illustration

WW2 Christmas Card Illustration
A WW2 Christmas greetings card illustration issued by the directors and staff of dairy companies including Dried Milk Products Limited, Cow & Gate Limited and Home Counties Dairies Limited

Background imageCompanies Collection: Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531

Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531
CIA / Air America - Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531 (msn 8440, ex 44-85531). at Clark Field in the Philippines, either before, or after, covert missions over Tibet

Background imageCompanies Collection: Danish Riviera

Danish Riviera
Franz Sedivy was a Czech born Danish artist famed for his impressive panoramas of Copenhagen. He designed several posters for Danish companies, especially Carlsberg

Background imageCompanies Collection: Advert for Columbia Grafonola

Advert for Columbia Grafonola
Advert for The Columbia Graphophone Company Limited (Columbia Graphophone Co. Ltd.). It was one of the earliestA gramophoneA companies in theA United Kingdom

Background imageCompanies Collection: Music cover, When the Curtain Falls

Music cover, When the Curtain Falls, words by Ronald Frankau, music by Billy Barnes, featured by Ronald Frankau's Companies Date: 1927

Background imageCompanies Collection: Insurance companies memorial

Insurance companies memorial with the Latin motto: Non Omnis Moriar (not all will die). The sculpture shows firefighters on a horse-drawn fire engine, rushing to fight a fire. (2 of 3)

Background imageCompanies Collection: Manufacture of Steel Pens, Birmingham 1874

Manufacture of Steel Pens, Birmingham 1874
Royal visit by Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) to Mr. Joseph Gillott, steel pens manufacture in West Midlands, Birmingham. Date: 1874

Background imageCompanies Collection: Elkington & Co. Manufacture, Royal Visit 1874

Elkington & Co. Manufacture, Royal Visit 1874
Royal visit by Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) to Elkington factory in Birmingham, where electro and silver plating where made. Date: 1874

Background imageCompanies Collection: Royal visit by Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra)

Royal visit by Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) to Elkington factory in Birmingham, where electro and silver plating where made. Date: 1874

Background imageCompanies Collection: The Alledged Liberator Companies Frauds

The Alledged Liberator Companies Frauds - the Trial of Jabez Balfour. Date: 1895

Background imageCompanies Collection: Field gun and soldier statues, Plugstreet Experience

Field gun and soldier statues, Plugstreet Experience
The gun and the statues, which are cut-outs made from steel sheets, are in the grounds of the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience (Interpretation Centre)

Background imageCompanies Collection: Hompton-Wood Stone Firms wagon

Hompton-Wood Stone Firms wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Rother Vale Colleries wagon

Rother Vale Colleries wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Appleby Iron Co wagon

Appleby Iron Co wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Wolverhampton Corregated Iron Co wagon

Wolverhampton Corregated Iron Co wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: A Bodell wagon

A Bodell wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Co wagon

Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Co wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: FJ Newton wagon

FJ Newton wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Nathaniel Atrill Colliery wagon

Nathaniel Atrill Colliery wagon. Date: circa 1918

Background imageCompanies Collection: Advert, Ridgway & Adderley, Booths & Colcloughs Advert, Ridgway & Adderley

Advert, Ridgway & Adderley, Booths & Colcloughs Advert, Ridgway & Adderley
Advert for Ridgway & Adderley Limited in association with Booths & Colcloughs Limited, Ash Hall, Stoke-on-Trent and Portland Place, London. 1953

Background imageCompanies Collection: Sailing of the Hudsons Bay Company ships from Gravesend

Sailing of the Hudsons Bay Company ships from Gravesend
Article and engraving from The Illustrated London News reporting on the Hudsons Bay Company. Date: 1845

Background imageCompanies Collection: Railway map, Willesden, Acton Wells, Queens Park, London

Railway map, Willesden, Acton Wells, Queens Park, London
Railway map, Willesden, Acton Wells, Queens Park (West Kilburn), London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1920

Background imageCompanies Collection: Railway map, Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Haydon Square, London

Railway map, Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Haydon Square, London
Railway map, Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Haydon Square, Mansion House, Spitalfields & Whitechapel, London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1922

Background imageCompanies Collection: Skyscrapers in business district, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Skyscrapers in business district, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Date: circa 1915

Background imageCompanies Collection: Ian Lawson Johnston, 2nd Baron Luke

Ian Lawson Johnston, 2nd Baron Luke (1905-1996), British peer, businessman and philanthropist, Chairman of Bovril Ltd and other companies. Date: 1946

Background imageCompanies Collection: The poster persuasive, travel advertising, 1907

The poster persuasive, travel advertising, 1907
The poster persuasive. How the railway companies try to tempt the holiday-maker. G.N.R. Midland Railway and Great Western Railway advertising posters, 1907. Date: 1907

Background imageCompanies Collection: Dassault Mystere 20 CF-SRZ

Dassault Mystere 20 CF-SRZ (msn 11) of Home Oil Co. from Calgary in Canada, at London Heathrow Airport. Delivered new to Pan-American Airways in October 1965, then owned by Home Oil Co

Background imageCompanies Collection: Broadwoods Pianoforte manufactory 1858

Broadwoods Pianoforte manufactory 1858
John Broadwood & Sons at Horseferry Road, Westminster, London. Showing the extensive building and a large area in which it covered, employing a large number of workmen. Date: 1858

Background imageCompanies Collection: De Lesseps statue at the entrance of the Suez Canal, Egypt

De Lesseps statue at the entrance of the Suez Canal, Egypt
De Lesseps statue by Emmanuel Fr魩 et at the entrance of the Suez Canal in Port Said, Egypt, gesturing invitingly towards the canal which meant an easier way of transport

Background imageCompanies Collection: View of the harbour, Algiers, Algeria

View of the harbour, Algiers, Algeria
View of the harbour, with ramps to shipping companies, Algiers, Algeria. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCompanies Collection: Silver cigarette case presented to Private As Drinkwater

Silver cigarette case presented to Private As Drinkwater
Silver cigarette case presented to Private A. S. Drinkwater in recognition of services rendered as Hon. Treasurer to the First Volunteers Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, A & B Companies

Background imageCompanies Collection: Suez Canal Company office in Port Said, Egypt

Suez Canal Company office in Port Said, Egypt
The administration buildings of the Suez Canal Company as seen from the Mediterranean Sea, now housed by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)

Background imageCompanies Collection: Office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, Egypt

Office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, Egypt
Garden of the office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, a city in north-eastern Egypt. The Suez Canal Company was created by Ferdinand de Lesseps

Background imageCompanies Collection: View of the harbour ramps, Algiers, Algeria

View of the harbour ramps, Algiers, Algeria
View of the harbour ramps and shipping company rail terminus, Algiers, Algeria. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCompanies Collection: Carter Paterson & Co. stables and depot

Carter Paterson & Co. stables and depot. Parcel deliveries



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