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Background imageDrop Collection: Gliders ready for Operation Market Garden Second World War

Gliders ready for Operation Market Garden Second World War
Photograph showing gliders and men of the Allied Airborne Army, on an airfield somewhere in Britain, September 1944. On 17th September 1944 Operation Market Garden was put into action; a bold plan

Background imageDrop Collection: Flapper on Bonnet 1927

Flapper on Bonnet 1927
A girl on a bonnet: wears a skimpy sleeveless white drop waist dress hitched up to expose her thighs, T-bar shoes, a cloche hat & a scarf a la Isadora Duncan

Background imageDrop Collection: Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson
Consequences -- How the thoughtlessness of a butterfly seriously affected a bishops corn, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imageDrop Collection: Hampstead & Highgate Express sign in Hampstead, London

Hampstead & Highgate Express sign in Hampstead, London, next to a street lamp, left of picture. The building is on Perrin?s Court Hampstead NW3

Background imageDrop Collection: Soldier of the British First Airborne in action in Arnhem; S

Soldier of the British First Airborne in action in Arnhem; S
Photograph showing a soldier of the British First Airborne Division firing his Sten gun at Germans near Arnhem, Holland, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: British First Airborne dug in at Arnhem; Second World War, 1

British First Airborne dug in at Arnhem; Second World War, 1
Photograph showing a unit of the British First Airborne Division, in shallow trenches along a road side near Arnhem, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a

Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a
Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Virgin and Child. Miniature. Drop cap. Spain

Background imageDrop Collection: W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson
Cartoon, To the Last Drop. A justly incensed spouse shouts, Good Heavens, hes got the thermos as her husband falls over a cliff

Background imageDrop Collection: Major-General R. E. Urquhart in Arnhem; Second World War, 194

Major-General R. E. Urquhart in Arnhem; Second World War, 194
Photograph showing Major-General R.E. Urquhart, Commander of the British First Airborne Division, standing outside his headquarters near Arnhem, the Hartenstein Hotel, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: Dolly of the Chop House

Dolly of the Chop House
Wily owner of the chop house in Queen s-head-passage, London, Dollys fame was such that she is remembered in print. Here she pours herself a medicinal drop of something

Background imageDrop Collection: Allied Airborne Army Parachutes in Holland; Second World War

Allied Airborne Army Parachutes in Holland; Second World War
Aerial photograph showing parachutes of the Allied Airborne Army floating down to earth and discarded ones, after landing, in Holland, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: The Faithful Heart by George Studdy

The Faithful Heart by George Studdy
A little dog with mournful eyes, obviously alarmed at his owners sea bathing antics, paddles as far as he can into the water holding her dress

Background imageDrop Collection: British Sentry keeping watch on Nijmegen Bridge; Second Worl

British Sentry keeping watch on Nijmegen Bridge; Second Worl
Photograph showing aan Irish Guardsman keeping watch on the Bridge at Nijmegen, September 1944. On 17th September 1944 Operation Market Garden was put into action; a bold plan devised by

Background imageDrop Collection: British First Airborne Troops march towards Arnhem; Second W

British First Airborne Troops march towards Arnhem; Second W
Photograph showing men of the British First Airborne Division marching into Arnhem with their guns and equipment, after landing outside the town, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: British airman dropping a bomb by hand, WW1

British airman dropping a bomb by hand, WW1
A British airman dropping a bomb by hand, in midair, during the First World War. The message on the bomb reads: Hun, Bulgar, Share This Ration. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageDrop Collection: Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati

Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati
Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Coronation of the Virgin surrounded by Saints and Bishops. Miniature. Letter U. Spain

Background imageDrop Collection: Fox Hunting party, Newlands, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria

Fox Hunting party, Newlands, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria
A spectacular real photographic postcard showing a Fox Hunting party at Newlands, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, standing on the edge of a dramatic valley. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageDrop Collection: Woman in lavish clothing 1925

Woman in lavish clothing 1925
An elegant young woman wearing a full length fastened dress to the front, matching turban with jade stone to the centre and jade and pearl necklace and drop earrings

Background imageDrop Collection: Men of the British First Airborne Division in a glider; Seco

Men of the British First Airborne Division in a glider; Seco
Photograph showing a unit of the British First Airborne Division in a glider on the way to Arnhem, September 1944. On 17th September 1944 Operation Market Garden was put into action; a bold plan

Background imageDrop Collection: British First Airborne Troops using a mortar, Arnhem; Second

British First Airborne Troops using a mortar, Arnhem; Second
Photograph showing men of the British First Airborne Division using a 3-inch mortar in one of the woods surrounding Arnhem, in Holland, September 1944

Background imageDrop Collection: Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi

Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi
Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Drop cap D. Miniature. Spain

Background imageDrop Collection: Limosin Brandy advert

Limosin Brandy advert
Wartime advertisement for Limosin Brandy featuring an RAF bomber dropping bottles of brandy by parachute: the best drop of all

Background imageDrop Collection: Victor Stiebel / Twenties

Victor Stiebel / Twenties
Design by Victor Stiebel (1907-1976) for an elegant evening or cocktail dress in royal blue with embellished assymetric hem and drop-waist. Shoes & jewellery match dress

Background imageDrop Collection: B-24 Liberator bombers Neuberg Austria. 1945

B-24 Liberator bombers Neuberg Austria. 1945
Vintage World War II photograph - official US militaryphoto: b-24 Liberator bombers en route to drop fragmentation bombs on the airfield of Neuberg Austria. 1945

Background imageDrop Collection: Missal Vetus Oxemense. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. 12t

Missal Vetus Oxemense. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. 12t
Codex Missal Vetus Oxemense. Anonimous. 12th-13th centuries. Parchment. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. Spain

Background imageDrop Collection: World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop

World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop
World War II vintage photograph - B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop to Netherlands towards the end of the war

Background imageDrop Collection: German parachute troops, WW2

German parachute troops, WW2
Germanys Newest Weapon - The Parachute Troops. The New Method of Warfare in the Attack on the Low Countries. Date: 1940

Background imageDrop Collection: RMS Majestic, mahogany side table

RMS Majestic, mahogany side table
WHITE STAR LINE: RMS Majestic mahogany side table marked Majestic Saloon with bronze drop in feet/base with deck bolt holes. 36ins. x 26ins

Background imageDrop Collection: London Coliseum Theatre, Act Drop

London Coliseum Theatre, Act Drop
London Coliseum Theatre Act Drop painted by Byam Shaw Date: 1914

Background imageDrop Collection: WW2 - Parachutist Making A Delayed Drop

WW2 - Parachutist Making A Delayed Drop
A photograph of a British WW2 parachutist preparing to make a delayed drop, he observes his stopwatch to gauge the right moment to jump. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDrop Collection: Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531

Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531
CIA / Air America - Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531 (msn 8440, ex 44-85531). at Clark Field in the Philippines, either before, or after, covert missions over Tibet

Background imageDrop Collection: Ocean Liners - oak open arm dining chair

Ocean Liners - oak open arm dining chair. House flag on top rail, drop in seat. The whole on turned supports and stretchers. Date: early 20th century

Background imageDrop Collection: Ship dropping the pilot

Ship dropping the pilot Date: 1913

Background imageDrop Collection: A drop shoulder cardigan in honeycomb stitch, published with instructions on how to create

A drop shoulder cardigan in honeycomb stitch, published with instructions on how to create the garment at home. Date: 1954

Background imageDrop Collection: Boeing RB-52B-10-BO Stratofortress 52-0013

Boeing RB-52B-10-BO Stratofortress 52-0013 (msn 16503), at the National Atomic Museum, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico. (52-0013 was operated by the 4925th Test Group, Kirtland AFB, NM during the ?)

Background imageDrop Collection: Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk N6715A

Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk N6715A
Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk N671SA (msn 67001), at the SBAC Farnborough Airshow, held between 1-8 September 1974. N6715A crashed while conducting a low-level aerobatic demonstration at the Farnborough

Background imageDrop Collection: Switzerland - Rosenlaui, Falls of Reichenbach (2)

Switzerland - Rosenlaui, Falls of Reichenbach (2)
Coloured lantern slide of a view of the Reichenbach Falls. Rosenlaui is the highest settlement in the alpine valley of Reichenbachtal with its water, the Reichenbach

Background imageDrop Collection: Switzerland - Rosenlaui, Falls of Reichenbach (1)

Switzerland - Rosenlaui, Falls of Reichenbach (1)
Coloured lantern slide of a view of the Reichenbach Falls. Rosenlaui is the highest settlement in the alpine valley of Reichenbachtal with its water, the Reichenbach

Background imageDrop Collection: Chivalry of the air by G. H. Davis

Chivalry of the air by G. H. Davis
The chivalry of the air: the courtesy of foe to foe. Showing a British pilot dropping a wreath for a comrade's grave in the German lines during the First World War

Background imageDrop Collection: Worth designs: Grey mantle with a heavy border of fur; dress with a train, narrow straps

Worth designs: Grey mantle with a heavy border of fur; dress with a train, narrow straps, uneven hemline & tassels or pendant motifs on the bodice & skirt. Date: 1924

Background imageDrop Collection: Boeing VB-17G Flying Fortress N207EV Shady Lady

Boeing VB-17G Flying Fortress N207EV Shady Lady (msn 32426, ex N809Z, ex 44-83785). This aircraft, registered as N809Z was operated by the CIA to drop scientists / agent on an abandoned Soviet

Background imageDrop Collection: SEPECAT Jaguar GR. 1 XZ398 - EM

SEPECAT Jaguar GR. 1 XZ398 - EM
Royal Air Force - SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XZ398 - EM (msn S.163), of No.6 Squadron, at RAF Coltishall, loaded with 2x 1200litre drop tanks and countermeasures pods. Date: circa 1995

Background imageDrop Collection: Comic postcard, Pigeons flying above racehorses Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Pigeons flying above racehorses Date: 20th century

Background imageDrop Collection: Comic postcard, Difficulty milking a cow Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Difficulty milking a cow Date: 20th century

Background imageDrop Collection: Comic postcard, Woman with her hands full on a train - Which shall I drop

Comic postcard, Woman with her hands full on a train - Which shall I drop? Date: 20th century

Background imageDrop Collection: WW II Liberator bomber supplies Titos Yugoslav forces

WW II Liberator bomber supplies Titos Yugoslav forces
Vintage World War II photograph - Liberator bomber heading towards its drop zone to supply food and ammuniition to Titos Yugoslav forces

Background imageDrop Collection: Enola Gay, aircraft, atom bomb Japan in 1945, WW II

Enola Gay, aircraft, atom bomb Japan in 1945, WW II
Enola Gay, aircraft used to drop the atom bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945, World War II



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