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Background imageDropped Collection: The Guard Who Dropped It

The Guard Who Dropped It
A humorous illustration showing a terrified guardsman who has dropped his rifle. Bateman (1887-1970) was a popular artist and regularly contributed to the Sketch, the Tatler and the Bystander

Background imageDropped Collection: Cartoon, The Dropped Pilot, WW1

Cartoon, The Dropped Pilot, WW1
Cartoon, The Dropped Pilot, twenty-four years after Tenniel. In Tenniels Dropping the Pilot cartoon of 1890 Kaiser Wilhelm II watches as Bismarck disembarks from the ship (of state)

Background imageDropped Collection: Goligher Structure

Goligher Structure
At the Goligher circle, Belfast, Kathleen creates a psychic structure, supposedly from ectoplasm (the crack is in the original glass plate which was dropped)

Background imageDropped Collection: RAF Lancasters over Berlin; Second World War, 1943

RAF Lancasters over Berlin; Second World War, 1943
Illustration showing Royal Air Force Lancaster heavy bombers heading towards their target of Berlin, during the Autumn of 1943

Background imageDropped Collection: Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C G-ARPT tail

Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C G-ARPT tail
Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C G-ARPT (msn 2121), of British European Airways, at London Heathrow Airport, after the crash of BKS Air Transport Airspeed Ambassador G-AMAD on 3 July 1968

Background imageDropped Collection: Mother and daughter (and teddy bear)

Mother and daughter (and teddy bear)
A Mother and daughter (who has dropped her teddy bear). Shoot for Maternity outfits Woollands on January 10, 1957 Date: 1957

Background imageDropped Collection: WW II - range of bombs, ordnance dropped by RAF

WW II - range of bombs, ordnance dropped by RAF
Vintage World War II photograph - range of bombs ordnance dropped by bombers of the RAF

Background imageDropped Collection: United States Navy - Goodyear ZSG-3 airship K-120

United States Navy - Goodyear ZSG-3 airship K-120 (BuAer number 33512), based at Oakland Naval Air Station in California, being used as a recruitment billboard for the US Naval Reserve

Background imageDropped Collection: Hughes XF-11 44-70156

Hughes XF-11 44-70156, 2nd proto Type. First flight 5 April 1947 by Howard Hughes. Arrived at Eglin Field, Florida, in December 1948 from Wright Field, Ohio

Background imageDropped Collection: Elizabeth In Wartime

Elizabeth In Wartime
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 story book, Elizabeth In Wartime, written by Florence Kilpatrick. The image portrays Elizabeth, who has dropped her domestic work to help with the war effort

Background imageDropped Collection: WW2, Old Mother Hubbard

WW2, Old Mother Hubbard
An illustration which shows Old Mother Hubbard looking very happy that Peter the Royal Air Force pilot has dropped down a bone for her dog, via parachute! Date: circa 1940

Background imageDropped Collection: Panic Scene in New York 1907

Panic Scene in New York 1907
Crowds in Wall Street, New York, during the recent run on the banks. Over a three-week period starting in mid-October, when the New York Stock Exchange fell almost 50% from its peak the previous

Background imageDropped Collection: Comic postcard, Two women having breakfast - postcard from the vicar Date

Comic postcard, Two women having breakfast - postcard from the vicar Date: 20th century

Background imageDropped Collection: US 9th Airforce Douglas A-26 Invader Germany, 1944

US 9th Airforce Douglas A-26 Invader Germany, 1944
Vintage World War II photograph - official US Navy photo: US 9th Airforce Douglas A-26 Invader having dropped its bombs on a bridge over the Moselle River, Germany, 1944

Background imageDropped Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Coo - you ought to have seen ours

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Coo - you ought to have seen ours
The Caption reads Coo! You ought to have seen ours. The bombs look like what were called Butterfly bombs. These were anti-personnel weapons dropped for people to pick up

Background imageDropped Collection: March, by Minnie Asprey

March, by Minnie Asprey. circa 1918

Background imageDropped Collection: WW1 - Incendiary dropped in Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds

WW1 - Incendiary dropped in Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds
WW1 - Home Front - The remains of an incendiary bomb which was dropped during a Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds in April 1915. Date: 1915

Background imageDropped Collection: The Road Sweeper

The Road Sweeper. People You See, from Teddy Bear magazine, 1966. Date: 1966

Background imageDropped Collection: American airborne troops advancing through an orchard to the town of St

American airborne troops advancing through an orchard to the town of St. Sauveur Le Viconte, Normandy, June 1944. This photograph was taken shortly after D-Day, 6th June

Background imageDropped Collection: SACRIFICE, DAHOMEY

SACRIFICE, DAHOMEY
At Dahomey, in the annual EK- QUE-NOO-AH-TOH-ME sacrifice of the annual HWAH-NOOEE-WHA festival, victims are seated in little boats and dropped from a height Date: 1876

Background imageDropped Collection: North American T-39A Sabreliner 61-0664

North American T-39A Sabreliner 61-0664
North American T-39A-1-NA Sabreliner 61-0664 (msn 265-67, buzz number TG-664), circa 1965. Disposed of to AMARC on 21 March 1985. To Dual Vocational Institute, Tracy, CA Jun 8, 1990

Background imageDropped Collection: Tipsy T. 66 Nipper Mk. III G-AVKT

Tipsy T. 66 Nipper Mk. III G-AVKT
Tipsy Nipper Mk.III G-AVKT (msn 70), prototype of the Mark III, at an air display in the Netherlands, circa 1969, parked next to Le Manchots (the Penguins) aerobatic display team

Background imageDropped Collection: A five-storey dwellings heavily damaged by a bomb by a zeppelin attack. Date: 1916

A five-storey dwellings heavily damaged by a bomb by a zeppelin attack. Date: 1916

Background imageDropped Collection: President John F. Kennedy has a National Aeronautics an?

President John F. Kennedy has a National Aeronautics an?
President John F. Kennedy has a National Aeronautics and Space Administration Service Medal returned to him which he dropped while presenting the award to Commander Alan Shepard Jr, left

Background imageDropped Collection: President John F. Kennedy stoops to retrieve the Nation?

President John F. Kennedy stoops to retrieve the Nation?
President John F. Kennedy stoops to retrieve the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Service Medal which he dropped while presenting the award to Commander Alan Shepard Jr, left

Background imageDropped Collection: Maruyama Okyo - Womans shock at dropping a water container

Maruyama Okyo - Womans shock at dropping a water container Date: late 18th century

Background imageDropped Collection: Hic Jacet - Here Lies - drunken man collapsed in gutter

Hic Jacet - Here Lies - drunken man collapsed in gutter
(hic!) jacet (translated from the Latin: " Here Lies" ) - a drunken Londoner collapsed in gutter, his umbrella and hat discarded onto the street in his stupor. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDropped Collection: The Fat Boy 10000lb atomic bomb

The Fat Boy 10000lb atomic bomb
The Fat Boy 10, 000lb atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on 9 August 1945. Date: 1945

Background imageDropped Collection: Late Victorian 1880s Greetings Card Christmas

Late Victorian 1880s Greetings Card Christmas
late, victorian, 1880s, greetings, card, christmas, xmas, robert, dudley, moon, moonlight, crescent, night, lady, woman, women, winter, snow, basket, dropped, surprise, face, smiling, compliments

Background imageDropped Collection: Panic of 1907 in Wall Street, New York

Panic of 1907 in Wall Street, New York
The 1907 Bankers Panic or Knickerbocker Crisis lasted three-weeks where the stock exchange had dropped almost 50% from its peak the previous year

Background imageDropped Collection: The Lifeguardsman who Dropped It by H. M. Bateman

The Lifeguardsman who Dropped It by H. M. Bateman
One of H. M. Batemans most brilliant cartoons - a guard of honour at a wedding goes horribly wrong. 1935

Background imageDropped Collection: South America - The tango is no longer fashionable

South America - The tango is no longer fashionable. A musician specialising in the music of the tango returns home from Europe once the craze for this particular style has passed... Date: circa 1916

Background imageDropped Collection: Comic Postcard - Sport - Billiards - Cannon off the cush

Comic Postcard - Sport - Billiards - Cannon off the cush (1/2) Date: circa 1905

Background imageDropped Collection: The Novice Who Ticked Off The Bridge Expert by H M Bateman

The Novice Who Ticked Off The Bridge Expert by H M Bateman
The Novice Who Ticked Off The local Bridge Expert by H M Bateman. This illustration shows a man who is so unused to being contradicted that his monocle has fallen from his eye

Background imageDropped Collection: China - Gate of British Legation, Peking

China - Gate of British Legation, Peking
Lantern slide of Gate of British Legation, Peking (Beijing). In diplomacy, a legation was a diplomatic representative office lower than an embassy

Background imageDropped Collection: New Compensation Act - 1906 - Stableboy kicked in stable

New Compensation Act - 1906 - Stableboy kicked in stable
" The New Compensation Act" - " Hurroo! Oim kicked to Death, Be Gob!" - a Yokel Stable Lad is not unduly concerned at being kicked against the stable wall

Background imageDropped Collection: Airport - Hong Kong

Airport - Hong Kong - Safely on the ground with mountain we dropped over. Date: 1952

Background imageDropped Collection: How bombs are dropped from a Zeppelin

How bombs are dropped from a Zeppelin. Sectional view of the central bomb-dropping cabin of a German Zeppelin in World War One, 1915. Date: 1915

Background imageDropped Collection: British troops collecting air-dropped supplies into the Admi

British troops collecting air-dropped supplies into the Admi
Photograph of British troops collecting air-dropped supplies into the Admin Box in Feb 1944; from collection covering Middle and Far East, World War Two. Date: 1944

Background imageDropped Collection: French womens fashion 1926

French womens fashion 1926
Three-piece blue and white afternoon dress in crepe by Worth. Chiffon sun dress by Bernard. Date: 1926

Background imageDropped Collection: George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo and the wool trade

George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo and the wool trade
George Ernest Studdy, Bonzo with a man at a pillar box. The man has dropped a book entitled The Wool Gatherer. From a series entitled Bonzo and the Bradford Wool Trade, painted for Ackroyd Bros

Background imageDropped Collection: Man with umbrella in the snow on a Christmas card

Man with umbrella in the snow on a Christmas card
Man with a black umbrella blown the wrong way, in the snow on a Christmas card. He has dropped some of his shopping, and two children are laughing at him. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDropped Collection: Clown and jester on a Christmas card

Clown and jester on a Christmas card -- the clown has dropped all the food and drink from his tray. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDropped Collection: Two boys snowballing on a Christmas card

Two boys snowballing on a Christmas card, when they should be making deliveries. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDropped Collection: Supplies dropped at Bastogne

Supplies dropped at Bastogne
American troops in the besieged Belgian town of Bastogne watch as Douglas C-47 aircraft drop supplies. Date: December 1944

Background imageDropped Collection: Ammunition Supply By Air

Ammunition Supply By Air
The Last Days of Fighting: Ammunition-Supply By Air Ammunition is dropped from the air, by parachute, from a British biplane to keep troops in the front line supplied

Background imageDropped Collection: Boeing B-29 of 509th Composite Grp, 20th Air Force drop

Boeing B-29 of 509th Composite Grp, 20th Air Force dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima, 5 Aug 1945

Background imageDropped Collection: WW1 - Ad for repirators - threat of gas attack by Zeppelins

WW1 - Ad for repirators - threat of gas attack by Zeppelins
WW1 - Advertisement for Freers Repirators from Cooper & Son of King Street, Gravesend, to counter the threat of attack by poison gas bombs, dropped from Zeppelins during an air raid. Date: circa 1915



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