Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
The Market Harborough Union workhouse. The inscription on the pediment reads 'HARBOROUGH UNION WORKHOUSE 1836'. At the doorway stands a man and a woman, presumably the master and matron, holding the arms of a small child. A uniformed member of staff stands alongside. The building was designed by Sampson Kempthorne and stood on Leicester Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. It later became St Luke's Hospital.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
Police group on Coronation Day, 1911
A group of policemen pose for their photograph outside Hammersmith Police Station, west London, to commemorate the Coronation of King George V. Many flags decorate the building, and a sign over the main doorway reads God Save Our King & Queen. Most of the men are wearing war medals over their left pocket.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Pre-Inca inhabited House at Tiwanaku
Pre-Inca inhabited House at Tiwanaku with ancient doorway. Tiwanaku (sometimes Tiahuanaco or Tiahuanacu) - a important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing as the ritual and administrative capital of a major state power for approximately five hundred years. Date: circa 1908
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection