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Background imageDirectly Collection: The Hesse-Cassel and Greek royal families

The Hesse-Cassel and Greek royal families
The youngest daughters of Vicky, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Empress of Prussia, the Princesses Sophie and Margarete of Prussia with their husbands and children at Friedrichshof in 1904

Background imageDirectly Collection: Autogyro Landing Pad

Autogyro Landing Pad
In tomorrows cities, the autogyro landing pad will be a standard feature, enabling travelers to fly directly to the city centre, landing on a rooftop

Background imageDirectly Collection: GRAPES PUB, LIMEHOUSE

GRAPES PUB, LIMEHOUSE
Situated directly on the north bank of the Thames, this splendid pubs timeless appeal is invigorating in an area transformed by 1980s property development and yuppiedom. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDirectly Collection: Imperial Airlines Handley Page over London, Englad

Imperial Airlines Handley Page over London, Englad
G-aXE - named Hengist (brother of Horsa legendary conqueror of England), A Handley Page H.P.42, first flew on December 1931 - burned at Karachi in an airship hangar fire in May 1937

Background imageDirectly Collection: United States Navy - North American PBJ-1 Mitchell 35857

United States Navy - North American PBJ-1 Mitchell 35857 NAMU JOHNSVILLE PA of the Naval Air Maintenance Unit at Naval Air Station Johnstown PA

Background imageDirectly Collection: English Electric Canberra B. 2 WD952

English Electric Canberra B. 2 WD952
English Electric Canberra B.2 WD952. Bristol Olympus test-bed at the 1952 Farnborough SBAC show. Bailed directly from the production line to Bristol Aeroplane Company for development of Olympus

Background imageDirectly Collection: Dassault-Breguet Mystere 20 1st prototype F-WLKB

Dassault-Breguet Mystere 20 1st prototype F-WLKB at the 1964 Paris Air Show, shown with the two 3, 300 lbf Pratt & Whitney JT12A-8 turbojet engines originally fitted

Background imageDirectly Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, List of First Class Passengers

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, List of First Class Passengers
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Rare First Class passenger list that survived the sinking in the pocket of George Brereton. He was a professional gambler

Background imageDirectly Collection: United Free Abbey Church, Dunfermline

United Free Abbey Church, Dunfermline
This photograph shows a view of the United Free Abbey Church at Chalmers Street in Dunfermline, Patrick Geddes has sketched directly upon this photograph to show the proposed improvements of a back

Background imageDirectly Collection: Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen

Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen
An etching of a market square with tall, half timbered houses in Rouen, France. It was by the location where Joan of Arc was burned alive, on May 30th, 1431

Background imageDirectly Collection: Woman In A Yellow Hat

Woman In A Yellow Hat
A portrait oil painting of a young woman, looking over her shoulder to look directly at the viewer, she is elegantly seated, wearing a red cardigan over a white dress, with a distinctibve yellow hat

Background imageDirectly Collection: Resting Tiger

Resting Tiger
A chalk drawing which portrays a resting tiger, with hunched shoulders, looking directly towards the viewer. Date: circa 1918

Background imageDirectly Collection: Jennie Fille

Jennie Fille
A portrait sketch of a young girl named Jennie Fille, looking directly towards the artist with wide eyes. Date: circa 1915

Background imageDirectly Collection: LArcher

LArcher
A sculpture showing the flexible form of an archer, who is holding his bow directly out to his front. Date: circa 1915

Background imageDirectly Collection: RMS Titanic officer Charles Lightoller - resignation

RMS Titanic officer Charles Lightoller - resignation
RMS Titanic - Second Officer Charles Lightoller's resignation. Letter from Charles Bartlett, Marine Superintendent of White Star Line, dated 13 February 1920 to Charles Lightoller

Background imageDirectly Collection: Space Memorabilia - Joan Aldrin collection

Space Memorabilia - Joan Aldrin collection
Space Memorabilia - rare Apollo 11 signed first day cover, comes directly from the collection of Joan Aldrin. The Apollo 11 signed cover has a 10 cent First Man On The Moon postage stamp

Background imageDirectly Collection: Space Memorabilia - Apollo 11 first day cover

Space Memorabilia - Apollo 11 first day cover
Space Memorabilia - rare Apollo 11 signed first day cover, comes directly from the collection of Joan Aldrin. The Apollo 11 signed cover has a 10 cent First Man On The Moon postage stamp

Background imageDirectly Collection: Anatomical Figure

Anatomical Figure
A drawing of a male, anatomical figure, pointing directly forwards, showing the texture and contours of human muscles. A drawing by a student of the National Gallery Schools, Melbourne

Background imageDirectly Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The Home Front

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The Home Front
The Caption is The Home Front. WW2 was the first war in which all the people back at home were directly involved. Bombing raids brought death and destruction

Background imageDirectly Collection: Sherman tank Memorial, Leopoldsburg Railway Station

Sherman tank Memorial, Leopoldsburg Railway Station
Leopoldsburg is in Belgium and it was directly behind the start line of Operation Market Garden. Here was a huge engineer dump built up to support the XXX Corps ground forces whose job it was to

Background imageDirectly Collection: British War Memorial to the Missing Bayeux

British War Memorial to the Missing Bayeux
This is directly opposite to the British War Cemetery. It was designed by Philip Hepworth and bears the names of !, 805 Commonwealth service men and women who fell in the Battle of Normandy

Background imageDirectly Collection: English Electric Canberra B. 2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933

English Electric Canberra B. 2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933
English Electric Canberra B.2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933 (msn EE-012), at the 1955 SBAC Farnborough Air-show. Bailed to Armstrong Siddeley directly from the production line

Background imageDirectly Collection: Walsh and Clark Ploughing Engine CF6537

Walsh and Clark Ploughing Engine CF6537
Walsh & Clark Ploughing Engine, regn. CF6537. Powered by a two-cylinder internal combustion paraffin engine, the Walsh & Clark ploughing engine

Background imageDirectly Collection: MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE 'At a terific height directly above us

MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE "At a terific height directly above us
MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE " At a terific height directly above us, & upon the very verge of the precipitous descent, hovered a gigantic ship". Date: First published: 1833

Background imageDirectly Collection: Palais de Justice at Versailles during the French election

Palais de Justice at Versailles during the French elections of 8th February 1871, which were held directly after the end of the Franco-Prussian War. Date: March 1871

Background imageDirectly Collection: WHITE HOUSE DEMO 1987

WHITE HOUSE DEMO 1987
An anti-nuclear demonstrator pitches a stall directly opposite the White House in Washington DC, during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Date: 1987

Background imageDirectly Collection: Guy Fawkess cellar

Guy Fawkess cellar
Guy Fawkes was put in charge of this cellar directly under the Houses of Parliament where the conspiritors hid their ammunition

Background imageDirectly Collection: Space Memorabilia - the three Apollo 11 astronauts

Space Memorabilia - the three Apollo 11 astronauts
Space Memorabilia - Apollo 11 photograph from the collection of Joan Aldrin. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. Date: 1969

Background imageDirectly Collection: Suffragette Votes for Women Arrested Policemen

Suffragette Votes for Women Arrested Policemen. A woman walking with policeman either side, holding her wrists, is arrested in a street

Background imageDirectly Collection: Empire State Building

Empire State Building, New York, taken from the air almost directly above the building

Background imageDirectly Collection: Jasper Tornado USA

Jasper Tornado USA
Near Jasper, Minnesota, USA, a dramatic tornado looks set to destroy the vulnerable wooden house sitting directly in its path

Background imageDirectly Collection: The Reefs Beach Club, Bermuda

The Reefs Beach Club, Bermuda - a delightful Cabana Cottage colony perched high on a cliff directly overlooking the ocean and The Reefs Private Beach. Date: 1940s

Background imageDirectly Collection: Patients waiting for VAD transport

Patients waiting for VAD transport
Three stretchers with patients are on the ground at the back of some vehicles. The patients have probably just arrived by ambulance train at Ramsgate Town Station

Background imageDirectly Collection: VAD nurses, and child, at Quex

VAD nurses, and child, at Quex
A group of eight VAD nurses, three seated, are beside the Winter Garden, Quex Park. With them is Antoinette Powell Cotton (1913-1996), dressed as a VAD nurse

Background imageDirectly Collection: Patterns - Some resembling ice crystals

Patterns - Some resembling ice crystals
Hand coloured. A collection of patterns that seem to have been painted directly onto the slide in blue, perhaps from a stencil.. Part of Box 365, Miscellaneous Part 1, Boswell collection

Background imageDirectly Collection: Ordnance Survey Observatory on St. Pauls Cathedral, London

Ordnance Survey Observatory on St. Pauls Cathedral, London
Engraving showing the observatory built on the dome of St. Pauls Cathedral by the Ordnance Survey, for their charting of London and the environs in 1848

Background imageDirectly Collection: Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion, 1931

Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion, 1931
Photograph of a Tottenham Hotspur striker kicking the ball directly at the West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper during a Second Division match between the teams, at White Hart Lane, in March 1931

Background imageDirectly Collection: Crowded Brighton Beach

Crowded Brighton Beach
Brighton beach packed with people enjoying good weather on Easter bank holiday; some sit on deckchairs, others directly on the shingle

Background imageDirectly Collection: Professors Ayrton and Perrys new electric railway

Professors Ayrton and Perrys new electric railway
A model of a electrical railway designed by Professors Ayrton and Perry. There were a number of dynamo-electric machines in the experimental stages

Background imageDirectly Collection: Paranormal / Stigmata

Paranormal / Stigmata
A nun receives the stigmata of Jesuss wounds directly from Jesus himself, an interesting illustration which depicts the actual process, whereby the marks are transmitted by rays

Background imageDirectly Collection: S Bank Promenade

S Bank Promenade
Children on the South Bank Promenade, which was directly in front of the new Royal Festival Hall, overlooking the Thames

Background imageDirectly Collection: Housesteads Milecastle

Housesteads Milecastle
The milecastle at Housesteads, directly on Hadrians Wall. The milecastle housed up to eight soldiers, and acted as a guard post for the Roman frontier

Background imageDirectly Collection: Vallum at down Hill

Vallum at down Hill
A view of the vallum at Down Hill. The Vallum was a mound and ditch system, lying directly behing Hadrians Wall. It acted as a mechanism for people-control

Background imageDirectly Collection: Birdoswald Fort / Hs Wall

Birdoswald Fort / Hs Wall
A view into the River Irthing Gorge from the fort of Birdoswald on Hadrians Wall. The fort lies directly on the wall, a third of a mile from Harrows Scar Milecastle

Background imageDirectly Collection: Female Type / Sitting 1920

Female Type / Sitting 1920
A smiling young Frenchwoman in a white slip sits on a stool and looks directly at the camera

Background imageDirectly Collection: Female Type / Lacy Front

Female Type / Lacy Front
A young Victorian woman looks directly at the camera

Background imageDirectly Collection: South Bank Promenade

South Bank Promenade
The South Bank Promenade and Pier, which was directly in front of the brand new Royal Festival Hall, overlooking the River Thames, with a fine view of the City of London



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