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Background imageDisplays Collection: LFB horse drawn steamer at modern LFB review

LFB horse drawn steamer at modern LFB review
Lambeth, headquarters of the London Fire Brigade, hosted annual displays and regular reviews of the Brigade. A popular feature was the inclusion of the working Victorian Shand Mason horse drawn steam

Background imageDisplays Collection: St Rosa De Lima

St Rosa De Lima
SANTA ROSA DI LIMA displays a luminous glow - a phenomenon reported of many religious figures, and which may have given rise to the idea of the halo : or vice versa

Background imageDisplays Collection: Crystal Palace Fireworks

Crystal Palace Fireworks
Brocks Fireworks at Crystal Palace Date: 1899

Background imageDisplays Collection: Woman Butcher 1920S

Woman Butcher 1920S
A young British female butcher proudly displays her freshly slaughtered pigs, hanging from their hooks. Date: 1920s

Background imageDisplays Collection: LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine at Clapham fire station

LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine at Clapham fire station
A former Middlesex Fire Brigade pump escape at Clapham fire station. Middlesex was absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade in 1965 with the creation of the Greater London Council

Background imageDisplays Collection: Chess (Cruikshank)

Chess (Cruikshank)
A GAME OF CHESS - two wigged gentlemen play, two friends watch them with mixed emotions : each of the four displays a different facial expression

Background imageDisplays Collection: Handley Page HP W10

Handley Page HP W10
A Formation of Alan Cobhams Flying Circus Flying During a National Aviation Day Flypast Date: 1930s

Background imageDisplays Collection: Saunders Roe SR-45 Princess Flying Boat

Saunders Roe SR-45 Princess Flying Boat Making a Low-Level Flypast at the Farnborough Airshow 1952 Date: 1953

Background imageDisplays Collection: Marys Heart

Marys Heart
Mary displays her sacred heart, which is transfixed by a dagger to symbolise her sorrow, but is ringed with roses and emits flames to symbolise her joys

Background imageDisplays Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Air Gunner Training

WW2 - R. A. F. Air Gunner Training
This photograph displays a novel method of training British Royal Air Force air gunners during WW2. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDisplays Collection: Can-Can Dancer

Can-Can Dancer
A solo dancer in a huge white hat displays a lot of frilly undergarments as she dances

Background imageDisplays Collection: Alaskan Potlatch

Alaskan Potlatch
Alaskan natives gather for a POTLATCH - a ritual exchange of hospitality and gifts which often ruins the donors who seek to compete in displays of generosity

Background imageDisplays Collection: God Save the King in living letters on HMS Terrible

God Save the King in living letters on HMS Terrible
An impressive living display formed by the crew (dressed in white) of H.M.S. Terrible in honour of the Coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. It was organised by Captain Percy Scott R.N

Background imageDisplays Collection: LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine in a Clapham street

LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine in a Clapham street
A former Middlesex Fire Brigade pump escape which was visiting Clapham fire station. Middlesex was absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade in 1965 with the creation of the Greater London

Background imageDisplays Collection: Shopping for Fabric 1809

Shopping for Fabric 1809
A throng of mostly feminine customers scrutinize the stock at Messrs. Harding, Howell & Co. at 89 Pall Mall. Fabrics cascade from displays in the drapery department

Background imageDisplays Collection: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina G-BLSC

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina G-BLSCF (msn 1997) of Plane Sailing Air Displays Ltd., at Duxford Date: circa 1993

Background imageDisplays Collection: Canadian-Vickers Canso A G-PBYA 'Miss Pick Up'

Canadian-Vickers Canso A G-PBYA 'Miss Pick Up', (MSN CV2830), painted as Canadian-Vickers OA-10A Catalina 44-33915 (MSN CV402). Owned and operated by Plane Sailing Air Displays. Date: circa 2000

Background imageDisplays Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Rank Distinctions

WW2 - R. A. F. Rank Distinctions
An illustrated educational disagram which displays the rank distinctions of the British Royal Air Force during WW2. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDisplays Collection: Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL318

Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL318
Royal Air Force - Avro Vulcan B.2 XL318, of No.617 (Dambusters) Squadron, with an inert Blue Steel missile, at Andrews Air Force Base

Background imageDisplays Collection: Macchi-Castoldi MC-72 floatplane

Macchi-Castoldi MC-72 floatplane
Macchi-Castoldi Mc-72 / M-72 Racing Floatplane on the Aeronautica Macchi Exhibition-Stand at the Farnborough Airshow 1980S Date: 1980s

Background imageDisplays Collection: Hawker Audax

Hawker Audax
A Formation of Royal Airforce Audaxes of 2 Squadron Flying in the Air Pageant at Hendon with a Crowd of People Watching Date: 1934

Background imageDisplays Collection: Supermarine Spitfire Mk HF Mk. IXe G-CTIX - PT462

Supermarine Spitfire Mk HF Mk. IXe G-CTIX - PT462
Supermarine Spitfire Mk HF Mk.IXe G-CTIX / PT462, of Charles Church Displays Ltd. Date: circa 1990

Background imageDisplays Collection: Supermarine Spitfire T Mk. IX G-CTIX - PT462

Supermarine Spitfire T Mk. IX G-CTIX - PT462
Supermarine Spitfire T Mk.IX G-CTIX / PT462, of Charles Church Displays Ltd. Date: circa 1990

Background imageDisplays Collection: Godfrey Phillips Advertisement Illustration

Godfrey Phillips Advertisement Illustration
An advertisement illustration for Godfrey Phillips Ltd. London based tobacconist in the Barbican, the image displays a decorative pot alongside a box of matches and a pipe. Date: circa 1939

Background imageDisplays Collection: Three Nuns Tobacco Advertisement

Three Nuns Tobacco Advertisement
An advertisement illustration promoting Three Nuns Tobacco, of which there is none nicer. The image displays a box of the product, placed beside a pipe. Date: circa 1939

Background imageDisplays Collection: Villegiature

Villegiature
This sketch displays a scene in which an elderly man is standing in a hole that he has started digging, speaking with a larger gentleman above him

Background imageDisplays Collection: Servilla

Servilla
A linoleum cut which displays an interior scene of a cafe or events venue, possibly in Spain, a dancer is performing in the background in front of a large audience

Background imageDisplays Collection: From A Paris Window

From A Paris Window
A drypoint etching which displays a view looking out from a window of a house in Paris, France, a lady can be seen opposite, brushing her very long hair, over a decorative wrought iron barrier

Background imageDisplays Collection: Perfectos No. 2 Cigarettes Advertisement

Perfectos No. 2 Cigarettes Advertisement
An advertisement for John Player & Sons, a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Co of Great Britain and Ireland. The image is promoting Perfectos No

Background imageDisplays Collection: Decoration

Decoration
This oil painting displays a wide view of some women, wearing white robe dresses which reveal their shoulders, they are relaxing by some stones

Background imageDisplays Collection: From My Window, Chelsea

From My Window, Chelsea
A painting which displays the sea view that can be seen, from the window of where the artist, Marcel Jefferys is staying, in Chelsea, London. Date: circa 1916

Background imageDisplays Collection: RMS Titanic - shipping chart of North Atlantic

RMS Titanic - shipping chart of North Atlantic for the month of April 1912, Sheet 133, Meteorological Office, London. The chart is in colour and displays wind, sea current, sea temperature

Background imageDisplays Collection: Finnish Gymnasts

Finnish Gymnasts
A team of female gymnasts from Finland, touring the UK with a gymnastic display. Date: 1933

Background imageDisplays Collection: Hendon Aerodrome Pageant

Hendon Aerodrome Pageant
An air pageant held at Hendon Aerodrome, including a plane decorated as a pterodactyl, and a squadron of Hawker-Harts bombers flying in Wing-V formation. Date: 1932

Background imageDisplays Collection: Brooklands Flying Display

Brooklands Flying Display
Images from a flying display promoted by the Guild of Air Pilots at Brooklands, near Weybridge, including an autogyro. Date: 1932

Background imageDisplays Collection: Fancy Skating

Fancy Skating
Ice skaters Katie Schmidt, Howard Nicholson and Paul Kreckon demonstrate their skills during the winter season in the Alps. Date: circa 1925

Background imageDisplays Collection: Ming Dynasty Glazed Figures

Ming Dynasty Glazed Figures
This photograph displays three glazed figures of a god, a demon and a goddess, standing on arched bases, of the Ming dynasty. Date: circa 1925

Background imageDisplays Collection: Farmer & Company Programme

Farmer & Company Programme
A reproduction illustration of the Mannequin Parade programme issued by farmer's at the inaugural displays of Spring modes, August, 1921

Background imageDisplays Collection: Anthony Hordern and Sons Advertisement

Anthony Hordern and Sons Advertisement
An advertisement for Sydney based department store retailer, Anthony Hordern and Sons, Limited. This advert displays a wide range of interior ornaments for sale, makers including Royal Lancaster

Background imageDisplays Collection: de Havilland DH. 82A Tiger Moth G-ANZZ The Archbishop

de Havilland DH. 82A Tiger Moth G-ANZZ The Archbishop
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth II G-ANZZ The Archbishop (msn 85834, ex DE974). Based at Redhill with the Tiger Club, The Archbishop was a modified single seat Tiger Moth for aerobatic displays

Background imageDisplays Collection: Republic F-84F Thunderstreak 51-1346

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak 51-1346
Republic F-84F-1-RE Thunderstreak 51-1346, on display at Rickenbacker ANGB, Columbus, Ohio.. Used exclusively for trials and testing, this aircraft was assigned to NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

Background imageDisplays Collection: Advertisement for a spring fashion event at the London department store, Derry and Toms

Advertisement for a spring fashion event at the London department store, Derry and Toms, with a novel attraction being the fashion settings

Background imageDisplays Collection: Report in The Tatler about a fashion event for spring fashions with settings

Report in The Tatler about a fashion event for spring fashions with settings and window displays by the German silhouette artist Lotte Reiniger. Date: 1936

Background imageDisplays Collection: The Trenches of Death Museum by the River Izjer, Dixmuide

The Trenches of Death Museum by the River Izjer, Dixmuide
The Trenches of Death formed a Belgian defensive line along the west bank of the River Izjer which was pivotal in preventing the Germans breaking through to the Channel Ports

Background imageDisplays Collection: Henry Jones, shop front 1933

Henry Jones, shop front 1933
Crowds of passers by browsing at the shops as they go past Henry Jones merchandise. The shop next-door is closed propley due to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Date: 1933

Background imageDisplays Collection: Window shopping, London 1908

Window shopping, London 1908
A crowd of Edwardian women taking a glimps at the toys available in the window. Date: 1908

Background imageDisplays Collection: MUSSOLINI GOES TO WAR

MUSSOLINI GOES TO WAR
BENITO MUSSOLINI During World War Two, he displays his courage and risks his life by taking part in naval operations, meeting a convoy in the open sea Date: 1883 - 1945

Background imageDisplays Collection: MEXICAN SACRIFICE

MEXICAN SACRIFICE
A Mexican priest displays the beating heart which he has just extracted from the body of a sacrifical victim Date: 16th century



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