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Background imageDate Collection: Laocoon Sculpture 2

Laocoon Sculpture 2
The Laocoon, antique marble sculpture by Hagesander, Polydorus and Athenodorus, of Rhodes: it was rediscovered in a vineyard in Rome in 1506, and is now in the Vatican. Date: 1st century BCE

Background imageDate Collection: BABBAGEs ENGINE (1)

BABBAGEs ENGINE (1)
Babbages Difference Engine - he was continually modifying the design, as with modern computers, so it is not possible to date this precisely

Background imageDate Collection: Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Photographic portrait of Claude Debussy (1862-1918), the French composer, date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Ww2 Clothing Coupons

Ww2 Clothing Coupons
Two CLOTHING BOOKS containing coupons without which you couldn t buy clothes : note the date - two years after the end of the war !

Background imageDate Collection: Kelloways Stone

Kelloways Stone

Background imageDate Collection: Redcross War Dogs Rescue

Redcross War Dogs Rescue
Two Red Cross rescue dogs, a German Shepherd - at this date also named Police Dog - and a Belgian Shepherd Dog, find the body of a man killed on the battlefield

Background imageDate Collection: Schoolgirls Knitting

Schoolgirls Knitting
A class of young German girls busy with their knitting, aided by fraulein : since the date is 1915, they are probably knitting socks for the soldiers at the front

Background imageDate Collection: King George V

King George V
Photographic portrait of King George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1865-1936), pictured in uniform, date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Date palm tree, Phoenix dactylifera

Date palm tree, Phoenix dactylifera, Dattier. Handcoloured steel engraving by Oudet after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A. Dupuis, Fr

Background imageDate Collection: Oman / Mattrah

Oman / Mattrah
The market place in the old caravan town of Mattrah, Oman, Middle East. During the date harvest the mountains resound with the bleating of thousands of camels. Date: 1930s

Background imageDate Collection: Wilpshire Orphanage, Blackburn, Lancashire

Wilpshire Orphanage, Blackburn, Lancashire
Children, including one on a pony, stand outside the Blackburn and Orphanage at Wilpshire, near Blackburn. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Cool and Collected by David Wright

Cool and Collected by David Wright. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageDate Collection: Saint Crispin

Saint Crispin
SAINT CRISPIN Patron saint of tanners and shoemakers : his feast-day is also the date of the battle of Agincourt, as Shakespeare reminds us. Date: circa 285

Background imageDate Collection: Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire

Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire. From 1948, the premises served as St Josephs Approved School for Roman Catholic Girls

Background imageDate Collection: St Marys Home, Rottingdean, Sussex

St Marys Home, Rottingdean, Sussex
St Marys Home, Rottingdean, a magdalen home founded in 1855 for fallen young women. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Music cover, Pas de Quatre, Faust Up To Date

Music cover, Pas de Quatre, Faust Up To Date
Music cover, Pas de Quatre, invented and arranged by John d Auban from Faust Up To Date, a burlesque parody of Gounods opera Faust, performed at The Gaiety Theatre, London, composed by Meyer Lutz

Background imageDate Collection: 77 mm German engraved artillery shell case - Bezalel School

77 mm German engraved artillery shell case - Bezalel School
77 mm. German artillery shell case engraved at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem. Inlaid silver and copper damascene work including three silver date trees

Background imageDate Collection: National Childrens Home (NCH) Milton School, Farnborough

National Childrens Home (NCH) Milton School, Farnborough
Boys on the lawn at the Milton Industrial School run by the National Childrens Home (NCH) in Farnborough, Hampshire. In 1933, the establishment became Milton Approved School

Background imageDate Collection: Henry V. up to date

Henry V. up to date. Illustration shows a battle scene at a breach in the Tariff Wall with Trusts, Monopoly, and Stand Pat forces being led by a king labeled American Protective Tariff League

Background imageDate Collection: King George V

King George V
Photographic portrait of King George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1865-1936), pictured in his uniform as Colonel of the Black Watch, date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Charles Booth (1840-1916)

Charles Booth (1840-1916)
Photographic portrait of Charles Booth (1840-1916), the English shipowner, statistician and social reformer, date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Fairies Dance in Woods with Faun on Gramophone

Fairies Dance in Woods with Faun on Gramophone
Upto-date fairies dance to the music of the radio Date: 1925

Background imageDate Collection: Warping Room, Cotton Mill, Wigan

Warping Room, Cotton Mill, Wigan
Girls surrounded by machinery in the warping room at a cotton mill in Wigan, Lancashire. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Stemmed plants

Stemmed plants including coffee, blueberry, papaya, argan, achras, desert date, styrax, olive, rhododendron, kalmia, gardenia, etc

Background imageDate Collection: Gloster GA. 5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808

Gloster GA. 5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808
Gloster GA.5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808, seen during its air display, at the 1952 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. First flown on 21 August 1952

Background imageDate Collection: The Coronation of King Edward VII - Souvenir Postcard

The Coronation of King Edward VII - Souvenir Postcard bearing the original intended date of the ceremony (26 June 1902) which was postponed (put back until 9th August) due to the Kings illness

Background imageDate Collection: Statute of Catalonia (1932)

Statute of Catalonia (1932)
Cover of an edition of the Statute of Catalonia (1932), basic special law to the autonomous regime in Catalonia. Spain

Background imageDate Collection: HRH Princess Mary Viscountess Lascelles

HRH Princess Mary Viscountess Lascelles
A portrait of HRH Princess Mary Viscountess Lascelles in a nurses uniform bearing the Red Cross symbol. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: The world of tomorrow- some dreams of invention run riot; th

The world of tomorrow- some dreams of invention run riot; th
Illustration of an aerial mono rail (note date, 1st April 1905) as a vision of the future for railways. The caption states The scientific prophet looks forward to electric traction on this system

Background imageDate Collection: National Childrens Home, Harpenden - Bakery

National Childrens Home, Harpenden - Bakery
Boys at work in the bakery at the National Childrens Home (NCH), Harpenden. Bread is coming out of the oven and a trolley is stacked with loaves. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Musical Terms Up To Date - Running Down the Scales

Musical Terms Up To Date - Running Down the Scales An altercation between a market barrow boy and a irate smart lady shopper regarding the setting (and accuracy)

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Black Overcoats

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Black Overcoats
Client: Monsanto Textiles - Location: 17 Rochester Square, London, NW1 - His and hers black overcoats - Shoot Date: April 1, 1970 - Model: Jenny Yorke Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageDate Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1944

Background imageDate Collection: Dorchester Hotel - Model in short coat

Dorchester Hotel - Model in short coat. Date: circa late 1950s

Background imageDate Collection: Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography

Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography Date: circa mid-1960s

Background imageDate Collection: Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography

Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography. Date: circa mid-1960s

Background imageDate Collection: Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography

Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photography Date: circa mid-1960s

Background imageDate Collection: Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photographs

Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding Photographs
Shoot for Academy Albums - Wedding / Memory Photographs Date: circa mid-1960s

Background imageDate Collection: Royal Air Force de Havilland Mosquito NF Mk. XV

Royal Air Force de Havilland Mosquito NF Mk. XV high-altitude fighter. This is an example of the rare NF Mk. XV with the extended wing-span wings, pressurised cockpit, 70 series Merlin engines

Background imageDate Collection: Training Ship Arethusa

Training Ship Arethusa
Boys in naval uniform exercise on the training ship Arethusa, moored on the Thames at Greenhithe and run by the National Refuge for Homeless and Destitute Children

Background imageDate Collection: Children at Willesden Workhouse / Central Middlesex Hospital

Children at Willesden Workhouse / Central Middlesex Hospital
Young children and their nurses at the Acton Lane site of the Willesden Workhouse / Central Middlesex Hospital. Date: Date unknown

Background imageDate Collection: Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 57-2589

Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 57-2589
United States Air Force - Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker 57-2589 (MSN 17725) 13 December 1958: First flight. 21 January 1959: 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, Offutt AFB, NE

Background imageDate Collection: 6-ton rigid 6-wheeler Wagon Merlin UR 1328

6-ton rigid 6-wheeler Wagon Merlin UR 1328
Foden 6-ton rigid 6-wheeler Wagon, regn. UR 1328, number: 13156, Merlin. Built in 1928 by Edwin Foden, Sons and Co of Elworth Works, Sandbach, powered by a compound steam engine



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