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Background imageDriven Collection: LCC-MFB, HQ station, Southwark SE1

LCC-MFB, HQ station, Southwark SE1
The new headquarters of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) opened in 1878 under its Chief Officer Captain Eyre Massey Shaw

Background imageDriven Collection: Alfa Romeo Tipo 158

Alfa Romeo Tipo 158
One of the most successful racing cars ever produced, taking 47 wins from 54 races entered. Driven by great drivers Nino Farina, Juan- Manuel Fangio & Luigi Fagioli

Background imageDriven Collection: Trumpers Barbers - Mayfair, London

Trumpers Barbers - Mayfair, London
Barbershop in Central London - Mayfair. G F Trumper & Sons. An elaborate belt-driven machinery above the mirror drives a head massaging brush. Established 1875

Background imageDriven Collection: Adam & Eve Driven Out

Adam & Eve Driven Out
Closing Time in Eden : the sinful couple have to leave Paradise, driven out by an angel with a red-hot sword

Background imageDriven Collection: England / Watchet

England / Watchet
Cattle being driven through the ancient town of Watchet Somerset, an interesting old seaport

Background imageDriven Collection: Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper, Lockheed Constellation

Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper, Lockheed Constellation
Pan American Airlines Flying Clipper - Lockheed Constellation. Date: circa 1947

Background imageDriven Collection: The Horse Cartoon, 1931

The Horse Cartoon, 1931
Cartoon, by H.M. Bateman, showing a large chauffeur driven car crashing into the rear of a horse-drawn hansom cab or cart

Background imageDriven Collection: Macmillan Bicycle

Macmillan Bicycle
Macmillans lever-driven bicycle is the first to be fitted with a drive mechanism of any kind

Background imageDriven Collection: Leonardo Machine

Leonardo Machine
LEONARDO DA VINCI Sketch of a flying machine, driven by a standing man using his arms to flap the wings

Background imageDriven Collection: Atomic Motorbike

Atomic Motorbike
Motor Cycle Driven by Atomic Power

Background imageDriven Collection: The ballerina Emilie Bigottini 1784-1858

The ballerina Emilie Bigottini 1784-1858 dancing in the opera Nina, o sia la pazza per amore (Nina or the girl driven mad by love) by Giovanni Paisiello at the Opera Theatre, Paris, 1816

Background imageDriven Collection: Walter Rothschild driving his team of zebras at Tring Park

Walter Rothschild driving his team of zebras at Tring Park
Carriage drawn by a zebra driven by Lord Lionel Walter Rothschild, founder of the Natural History Museum at Tring (where this photograph was taken), now part of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDriven Collection: Breeches-Buoy used to save the crew of Esras, East Runton

Breeches-Buoy used to save the crew of Esras, East Runton
Illustration showing a Breeches-Buoy in use, to save the crew of the Norwegian ship Esras, East Runton, Norfolk, 1901. Esras had run aground on the Hasboro sands

Background imageDriven Collection: Provincial Airways Poster

Provincial Airways Poster
Poster, Travel by Provincial Airways, with door to door service. Showing a biplane above a chauffeur-driven car. 20th century

Background imageDriven Collection: Russian Refugee Camp at Mudros, Greece

Russian Refugee Camp at Mudros, Greece (Island of Lemnos), housing Russians driven out by the Bolsheviks following the 1917 revolution

Background imageDriven Collection: Hillman Minx car advertisement

Hillman Minx car advertisement
Colour advert for the Hillman Minx Saloon showing a woman getting ready to join her friend who has driven round to meet her. On the window sill where she is sitting is a brochure for the car

Background imageDriven Collection: Macmillans Bicycle

Macmillans Bicycle
Kirkpatrick Macmillan and his early Dandy Horse bicycle

Background imageDriven Collection: Anti-Communist Card

Anti-Communist Card
DEIN LOS UNTER DEM SOVIET SYSTERN - your fate under the Soviet system - you and your family will be driven from your burning home to Siberia

Background imageDriven Collection: Advert for R. Waygood & Co. lift makers 1898 Advert for R. Waygood & Co

Advert for R. Waygood & Co. lift makers 1898 Advert for R. Waygood & Co
Advertisement for R Waygood and Co. Lift Makers (by appointment to H M the Queen) specialising in Electric, hydraulic and Belt Driven lifts for all buildings. Date: 1898

Background imageDriven Collection: Steam engine with crew, Southgate, North London

Steam engine with crew, Southgate, North London
Steam-driven fire engine with crew -- SDFB, Southgate District Council fire service. The date on the vehicle is 1894. The driver standing on the appliance is D Gibbons. Third from right is G Walton

Background imageDriven Collection: LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark

LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark
An early electric wheeled escape ladder vehicle, Cedes battery-driven pump/50ft escape, based at Bow fire station, seen here in the drill yard at Southwark Headquarters

Background imageDriven Collection: LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark HQ

LCC-LFB battery-electric pump-escape at Southwark HQ
An early electric wheeled ladder escape vehicle, a Cedes battery-driven pump/50 foot escape, based at Bow fire station, seen here in the drill yard of Southwark Headquarters

Background imageDriven Collection: Victorian Cyclists and Motorists on a Snowy Road

Victorian Cyclists and Motorists on a Snowy Road
Illustration showing the scene on a British road in the winter, circa 1899. In the foreground cyclists, two on a tandem, can be seen

Background imageDriven Collection: Blenheims and Messerschmitts by G. H. Davis

Blenheims and Messerschmitts by G. H. Davis
The fight between Bristol Blenheims and Messerschmitt 110 destroyer planes over the North Sea during the Second World War

Background imageDriven Collection: LCC-LFB Dennis petrol pump

LCC-LFB Dennis petrol pump
Supplied by Dennis of Guildford, Surrey, the latest in the range of petrol driven pumps supplied to the London Fire Brigade

Background imageDriven Collection: The First Motor-Car in England, c. 1894

The First Motor-Car in England, c. 1894
Illustration showing Harry Hewetson driving his 3hp Benz motorcar, reputedly the first driven in England, with a boy waving a (tiny) red flag in front of him, c.1894

Background imageDriven Collection: Gents Private Carriage

Gents Private Carriage
The comfort of being driven like a gentleman

Background imageDriven Collection: Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars

Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars the best car in the world. Photograph of a Rolls Royce being driven by a chauffeur through a pretty rural scene

Background imageDriven Collection: Drivers view at Brooklands

Drivers view at Brooklands
An impression of rounding a banked curve at Brooklands at a speed of 110 miles per hour, from the mechanics seat of a 59.6h.p. Benz, driven by Mr. L. G. Hornsted

Background imageDriven Collection: Farming in Argentina

Farming in Argentina
A cowboy farmer in Argentina, South America. The cattle are driven from the ranch down to the beach over rolling green pastures

Background imageDriven Collection: Kaiser Wilhelm II - travelling by car

Kaiser Wilhelm II - travelling by car
German Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II - travelling by car (a very early Mercedes Simplex Phaeton). Date: 1906

Background imageDriven Collection: Early Motor Cars - diagram of first petrol-driven car

Early Motor Cars - diagram of first petrol-driven car
Early Motor Cars - diagram of the workings of the first petrol-driven car

Background imageDriven 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 imageDriven Collection: Agatha Christies abandoned motorcar, Surrey, 1926

Agatha Christies abandoned motorcar, Surrey, 1926
Photograph showing the abandoned motorcar at the edge of a Surrey chalk pit, near Newlands Corner, which Agatha Christie had driven before disappearing on 3rd December 1926

Background imageDriven Collection: Baden-Baden, Anton Flettner's rotor-driven steamship

Baden-Baden, Anton Flettner's rotor-driven steamship

Background imageDriven Collection: Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain - order of Philip III

Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain - order of Philip III
Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain by order of King Philip III in 1609 after debate in the Council of State. It was decided to expel the Moriscos on 9 April 1609, which the king approved

Background imageDriven Collection: Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL427

Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL427
Royal Air Force - Avro Vulcan B.2 XL427, at an air display in the United states, parked next to the Goldenrod Land Speed Record holder. (for wheel driven cars) Date: circa 1966

Background imageDriven Collection: Woodrow Wilson being driven to the White House

Woodrow Wilson being driven to the White House
President of the United States Woodrow Wilson being driven to the White House Date: circa 1918

Background imageDriven Collection: Welford-On-Avon

Welford-On-Avon
A painting which shows a green motor vehicle, driven by a military man, going down a road in the village of Welford-On-Avon, in Warwickshire, England. Date: circa 1916

Background imageDriven Collection: Worcester Steeplechase Fair day with carousel & crowd

Worcester Steeplechase Fair day with carousel & crowd
Swings and other attractions, advertising boards including one for High Flying Boats and another for the Grand National Steeplechase Worcester'. Judging by a large puddle it has been raining

Background imageDriven Collection: Hansom's Safety Cab as first design 1834

Hansom's Safety Cab as first design 1834
Hansom Safety Cab designed and patented by Joseph Hansom on the 23rd December 1834. Diver seated on the roof of the cab and the patent suggesting that the cab might be entered through the wheel

Background imageDriven Collection: Mrs Kennard driving Mr Kennard's 8hp 2 cylinder Napier

Mrs Kennard driving Mr Kennard's 8hp 2 cylinder Napier which completed 1000 miles trial 1900 in when driven by Selwyn Francis Edge. Date: circa 1902

Background imageDriven Collection: A horse drawn cab in the streets of Paris. Date: 1903

A horse drawn cab in the streets of Paris. Date: 1903

Background imageDriven Collection: Known as The Griffin of Temple Bar Memorial marked the city boundary. Date: 1902

Known as The Griffin of Temple Bar Memorial marked the city boundary. Date: 1902

Background imageDriven Collection: Showing men, formerly soldiers of the Republican Army, who became refugees at the end of

Showing men, formerly soldiers of the Republican Army, who became refugees at the end of the Spanish Civil War, in Perthus, France

Background imageDriven Collection: A group of Spanish refugees, at the end of the Spanish Civil War, in Perthus, France

A group of Spanish refugees, at the end of the Spanish Civil War, in Perthus, France. When the Nationalist Army finally won the Spanish Civil War, in 1939

Background imageDriven Collection: Officers Go Docks Transport Motoring Scenes 1917

Officers Go Docks Transport Motoring Scenes 1917
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Background imageDriven Collection: Single-harness phaeton driven by Mr Charles Baynes. Date: 1872

Single-harness phaeton driven by Mr Charles Baynes. Date: 1872



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