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Crate Collection

Background imageCrate Collection: Poster design, Anisetta Evangelisti

Poster design, Anisetta Evangelisti, dessert liqueur. Depicting a monkey drinking from a bottle. Date: 1925

Background imageCrate Collection: Dewars White Label Whisky shipping ad

Dewars White Label Whisky shipping ad
A crate containing Dewars White Label Scotch whisky " among the distinguished passengers" is lifted on board the Queen Elizabeth ship at quayside in this advertisement. Date: 1949

Background imageCrate Collection: Army Chaplain in Great War Deeds, WW1

Army Chaplain in Great War Deeds, WW1
An Army Chaplain holding a night service on the battlefield, with a packing case as an altar and a tin mug as a chalice. Reproduction of a painting by A C Michael in Great War Deeds

Background imageCrate Collection: Bookmaker - Turf Accountant - James Dowsett

Bookmaker - Turf Accountant - James Dowsett of 38 Duke Street, Brighton. circa 1950s

Background imageCrate Collection: Shire horse drawn dray

Shire horse drawn dray
Shire horse drawn brewery dray passes through a village, delivering beer to The Lamb and Flag pub. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageCrate Collection: Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station

Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing railway porter at Crewe Station. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageCrate Collection: Turkish booby trap near Gaza, Palestine, WW1

Turkish booby trap near Gaza, Palestine, WW1
A Turkish booby trap, made to look inviting by the presence of food and drink, near Gaza, Palestine during the First World War. Date: September 1917

Background imageCrate Collection: Scene with lobster pots at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon

Scene with lobster pots at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon
Scene with lobster pots and rowing boats at Beesands, Start Bay, Devon. circa 1970s

Background imageCrate Collection: Soho, London - 26 Frith Street W1

Soho, London - 26 Frith Street W1 - Oxford Express Dairy (Welsh Dairy). 1973

Background imageCrate Collection: Boy collecting apples

Boy collecting apples
A smiling, happy boy amongst the orchard trees, collecting the fallen shiny English apples in a wooden box. Painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageCrate Collection: Advert / Goblin Whisky

Advert / Goblin Whisky
Goblin Scotch Whisky

Background imageCrate Collection: 27 Cases of Apples from just one tree - Victoria, Australia

27 Cases of Apples from just one tree - Victoria, Australia
27 Cases of Apples from just one tree - the State of Victoria, Australia Date: circa 1908

Background imageCrate Collection: Busy Fleet Street

Busy Fleet Street
Two labourers lift a box crate onto the back of an open carriage parked on busy Fleet Street

Background imageCrate Collection: Shepperton Flood 1929

Shepperton Flood 1929
Three men wading through the River Thames, towing a boat loaded with a crate containing a large sow, part of the animal farm belonging to Mrs. Brown of Shepperton, England

Background imageCrate Collection: Shellfish stall in Les Halles, Paris, France

Shellfish stall in Les Halles, Paris, France
Adults and children at a shellfish stall in Les Halles, in Paris, France

Background imageCrate Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - Street Porter

Thessaloniki, Greece - Street Porter Date: circa 1916

Background imageCrate Collection: Fishmonger - Port of London

Fishmonger - Port of London
A fishmonger carrying boxes of fresh fish unloaded at the Port of London, close to Tower Bridge, visible in the distance

Background imageCrate Collection: Covent Garden / Crates

Covent Garden / Crates
Fresh fruit arrives on a Spring morning at Covent Garden market. A man carries a crate of oranges on his head

Background imageCrate Collection: Shoot for Carlsberg - mid 1960s

Shoot for Carlsberg - mid 1960s Date: circa mid-1960s

Background imageCrate Collection: Woman and vegetable stall, East End of London

Woman and vegetable stall, East End of London
Woman selling vegetables from a stall in a market in Londons East End. The prices are in old currency, with D for penny. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageCrate Collection: WW2 - Hall Barn, near Beaconsfield, which was re-purposed during wartime to the

WW2 - Hall Barn, near Beaconsfield, which was re-purposed during wartime to the production of hospital supplies under its chatelaine the Honourable Mrs E F Lawson

Background imageCrate Collection: Apples

Apples
A portrait pastel painting of a young girl with long, brown hair, wearing a simple black hat with a white bow, clutching a small crate of green apples to her chest. Date: circa 1919

Background imageCrate Collection: Advert for James Buchanan Whisky

Advert for James Buchanan Whisky
An advert for Black & White Scotch whisky from James Buchanan and Co. Date: 1932

Background imageCrate Collection: Mr Measure the Milkman

Mr Measure the Milkman

Background imageCrate Collection: Stalls with wooden partitions selling fresh fruit wholesale. Date: 1937

Stalls with wooden partitions selling fresh fruit wholesale. Date: 1937

Background imageCrate Collection: Fruit auctions at Covent Garden 1900

Fruit auctions at Covent Garden 1900
Interior of a busy auction at Covent Garden, London. Date: 1900

Background imageCrate Collection: Transport by Ox Cart - Istanbul, Turkey Date: 1922

Transport by Ox Cart - Istanbul, Turkey Date: 1922

Background imageCrate Collection: Comic postcard, People watching the Coronation - or trying to Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, People watching the Coronation - or trying to Date: 20th century

Background imageCrate Collection: Comic postcard, Scotsman providing sea breezes

Comic postcard, Scotsman providing sea breezes
Comic postcard, Scotsman providing his wife with sea breezes on the cheap Date: 20th century

Background imageCrate Collection: Comic postcard, Man swearing in front of parrot

Comic postcard, Man swearing in front of parrot Date: 20th century

Background imageCrate Collection: Milkman and milk float, London

Milkman and milk float, London
Milkman with his electric milk float making early morning delivery to Bloomfield Place, Westminster, London. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageCrate Collection: France - Trade - Dates from the desert oasis

France - Trade - Dates from the desert oasis
Dates in wooden crates as they arrive direct from the desert oasis to the French warehouse of Champagne Freres Ld. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrate Collection: A line of people bringing boxes and crates to a porter

A line of people bringing boxes and crates to a porter. He says, Of course, with pleasure. He thinks, These animals take me for a conveyor belt

Background imageCrate Collection: Women riding on cases of TNT, WW1

Women riding on cases of TNT, WW1
Women riding on cases of TNT, packed for despatch to a shell factory, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageCrate Collection: Publicity card, Always prefer fruit from Italy

Publicity card, Always prefer fruit from Italy

Background imageCrate Collection: Christmas card, Good Wishes

Christmas card, Good Wishes
Black cats on a Good Wishes Christmas card

Background imageCrate Collection: MacAlister tartan

MacAlister tartan. circa 1846

Background imageCrate Collection: Barber in action, Rouen, Normandy, Northern France

Barber in action, Rouen, Normandy, Northern France
Barber in action, shaving a sailor on the quayside at Rouen, Normandy, Northern France. Date: 1922

Background imageCrate Collection: Four kittens in a wooden crate on a greetings postcard

Four kittens in a wooden crate on a greetings postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCrate Collection: Cat and two kittens on a greetings postcard

Cat and two kittens on a greetings postcard
Cat and two kittens in a box filled with straw on a greetings postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCrate Collection: Scene near Billingsgate Fish Market, City of London

Scene near Billingsgate Fish Market, City of London. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCrate Collection: Handling Idris bottles wearing gauze masks

Handling Idris bottles wearing gauze masks
Women workers handling Idris bottles wearing gauze masks to protect their faces in case of breakage. circa 1900

Background imageCrate Collection: Gonzalez Byass warehouse, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain

Gonzalez Byass warehouse, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain
Scene in the Gonzalez Byass warehouse, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain -- general view of the bottling process, involving sealing, wrapping and packaging. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCrate Collection: Jumbo the elephant: his attempted removal

Jumbo the elephant: his attempted removal
Jumbo the African elephant was purchased by the American showman P.T Barnum from the Zoological Society of London in 1882

Background imageCrate Collection: Jumbo the elephant: on the way to Millwall docks

Jumbo the elephant: on the way to Millwall docks
Jumbo the African elephant was purchased by the American showman P.T Barnum from at the Zoological Society of London in 1882

Background imageCrate Collection: Street scene at Les Halles, Paris, France

Street scene at Les Halles, Paris, France. Date: 1960s

Background imageCrate Collection: Comic postcard - Two Street Urchins with their soapbox racer

Comic postcard - Two Street Urchins with their soapbox racer
Comic postcard - She ain t exactly a Rolls Royce, but she rolls fine don t she? 1934

Background imageCrate Collection: NEW YORK LODGINGS

NEW YORK LODGINGS
Midnight in a two-cent doss, New York : five cents might get you a bed, but if youve only two to rub together, a chair, a barrel or a packing crate is all you get. Date: 1894



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