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Dropping Collection

Background imageDropping Collection: Bismarck / Dropping Pilot

Bismarck / Dropping Pilot
OTTO BISMARCK German Chancellor dismissed by Kaiser Wilhelm II: Dropping the Pilot

Background imageDropping 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 imageDropping Collection: Dropping from a Kite Balloon 1917

Dropping from a Kite Balloon 1917
A British observer drops from the car of a kite balloon, attached to the parachute which is hanging over the side of the basket. His colleague has already jumped and is on his way to the ground

Background imageDropping Collection: Coprolite, fossil dung

Coprolite, fossil dung
A coprolite is a fossilized dropping, perhaps from a Dinosaur. Length 29cm

Background imageDropping Collection: Ground sloth droppings or coprolite

Ground sloth droppings or coprolite
Ground sloth (Mylodon darwinii) fossilised droppings or coprolite, 13, 000 year old specimen from the Pleistocene, Chile

Background imageDropping Collection: Sir Isaac Newton -

Sir Isaac Newton -
SIR ISaC NEWTON - watches the apples dropping in his Lincolnshire garden - and wonders why they fall ? Date: 1642-1727

Background imageDropping Collection: The Fox and the Crow

The Fox and the Crow
The cunning fox is able to trick the crow into dropping the cheese from her beak by implying that she cannot sing

Background imageDropping Collection: Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)

Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)
Cartoon, The Macmillion -- Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919), Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist

Background imageDropping 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 imageDropping 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 imageDropping Collection: I m dropping in soon by G. E Studdy

I m dropping in soon by G. E Studdy
Colour illustration by George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948) showing his canine creation, Bonzo, parachuting through the sky. Studdy created Bonzo for The Sketch magazine in the early 1920s

Background imageDropping Collection: Scene from Shakespeares Midsummer Nights Dream

Scene from Shakespeares Midsummer Nights Dream
A scene from Shakespeares comedy, A Midsummer Nights Dream (Act II, Scene ii), in which Puck drops a love potion into the sleeping Titanias eyes

Background imageDropping 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 imageDropping Collection: Handley Page Hastings C.2 WD480

Handley Page Hastings C.2 WD480
Royal Aircraft Establishment - Handley Page Hastings C.2 WD480, at RAF Abingdon on 15 September 1973. WD480 was fitted with a large pannier housing sonobuoy bays

Background imageDropping Collection: Comic postcard, Drunk man speaks to woman in the street

Comic postcard, Drunk man speaks to woman in the street Date: 20th century

Background imageDropping Collection: Douglas a-26 Invader bombers close to Bonn, Germany

Douglas a-26 Invader bombers close to Bonn, Germany
Vintage World War II photograph - official US military photo: Douglas a-26 Invader bombers dropping their munitions on an ammunition dump close to Bonn, Germany

Background imageDropping Collection: Dropping target for gun prictice Battleship Royal Navy

Dropping target for gun prictice Battleship Royal Navy

Background imageDropping Collection: Knaresborough Dropping Well in the 1930s

Knaresborough Dropping Well in the 1930s

Background imageDropping Collection: British biplane dropping a torpedo during WW1

British biplane dropping a torpedo during WW1

Background imageDropping Collection: Biplane dropping a torpedo

Biplane dropping a torpedo

Background imageDropping Collection: Dropping Well, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Dropping Well, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDropping Collection: Cover design, Father Christmas, Meccano magazine

Cover design, Father Christmas, Meccano magazine
Cover design, Father Christmas in a Meccano aeroplane dropping Meccano sets to boys Date: 1923

Background imageDropping Collection: Jules-Alexandre Grun

Jules-Alexandre Grun
A self portrait side profile caricature of French post-impressionist painter and poster artist, Jules-Alexandre Grun, armed with a handful of dropping paint cans and brushes and a palette

Background imageDropping Collection: Vanity

Vanity
A painting of a seated young lady, tweaking her long, blonde hair having dressed, being assisted by two other women, one is holding a beaded necklace ready to put on her

Background imageDropping Collection: Load Barrows so as to Avoid Crushing

Load Barrows so as to Avoid Crushing
British Railway's staff information poster, designed by Frank Newbould, c.1950. This poster draws attention to correctly loading packages in order to avoid crushing or dropping packages

Background imageDropping Collection: Vickers Wellington B. III BK461, with Dunlop Compacta tyres

Vickers Wellington B. III BK461, with Dunlop Compacta tyres
Vickers Wellington B.III BK461, at Honiley with Dunlop for trials of its Compacta wheel covers. Seen with the smallest diameter wheels fitted

Background imageDropping Collection: Ship dropping the pilot

Ship dropping the pilot Date: 1913

Background imageDropping Collection: Cover design, Progress, July 1927

Cover design, Progress, July 1927 - Lever Brothers magazine, ballerina dancing in a bowl of soap suds while scattering soap flakes Date: 1927

Background imageDropping Collection: Electricity Council appliance testing lab, Leatherhead

Electricity Council appliance testing lab, Leatherhead
Electricity Council appliance testing laboratories, Leatherhead, Surrey. A new extension was opened on 16 May 1969. Showing the Housecraft Department

Background imageDropping 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 imageDropping Collection: Sir John Tenniel, artist, illustrator and cartoonist

Sir John Tenniel, artist, illustrator and cartoonist
Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914), British artist, illustrator and political cartoonist, who had just died. Seen here with two of his most famous Punch cartoons

Background imageDropping Collection: A Warm Welcome for Every Parachutist

A Warm Welcome for Every Parachutist
Sixth column strategy: Foresight plans, if London gets invaded by landing Germans dropping from the skies dressed as British civilians they would be collected up by cyclist with tubs of hot boiling

Background imageDropping Collection: Transall C-160F 61-ZF

Transall C-160F 61-ZF
Armee de l'Air - Transall C-160F 61-ZF (msn F88), of FT.61, at RAF Mildenhall dropping off support equipment for the Patrouille de France. (Transall - TRANSport ALLianz). Date: circa 1990

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

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

Background imageDropping Collection: Grumman TBF-1 Avenger 4-T-2

Grumman TBF-1 Avenger 4-T-2
United States Navy - Grumman TBF-1 Avenger 4-T-2 of VT-4 dropping a torpedo. (Note the exhaust plume from the torpedo motor). Date: circa 1942

Background imageDropping Collection: Douglas a-26 Invaders, railway track, Siegfried Line

Douglas a-26 Invaders, railway track, Siegfried Line
Vintage World War II photograph - official US military photo: Douglas a-26 Invader bombers dropping their munitions on a railway track, Siegfried Line

Background imageDropping Collection: Comic postcard, Man at football match Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man at football match Date: 20th century

Background imageDropping Collection: WW II - Mitchell bombers of the RAF Arnhem, Netherlands

WW II - Mitchell bombers of the RAF Arnhem, Netherlands
World War II - Mitchell bombers of the RAF dropping bombs on Arnhem, Netherlands

Background imageDropping Collection: Pre strike view of Hiroshima, Japan, atom bomb

Pre strike view of Hiroshima, Japan, atom bomb
Pre strike aerial view of the city of Hiroshima, Japan, before the dropping of the atomic bomb 1945, World War II

Background imageDropping Collection: Boston Bombers - RAF Boston Bombers - RAF

Boston Bombers - RAF Boston Bombers - RAF
Boston Bombers - RAF - American Douglas Aircraft of which Le Havoc is the Night Fighter version. Latest models powered with two 1, 600 H.P. Wright Cyclone Engines. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDropping Collection: Poster, British bombs are dropping on Germany, WW2

Poster, British bombs are dropping on Germany, WW2
Poster, British bombs are dropping on Germany with ever increasing weight, Second World War. circa 1940

Background imageDropping Collection: A lady feeds her pet birds

A lady feeds her pet birds, some inside an elaborate aviary, so roaming free... She is using her skirt as a holder for her birdseed! Date: circa 1820s

Background imageDropping Collection: Father Christmas with sack on a Russian postcard

Father Christmas with sack on a Russian postcard
Father Christmas with sack full of presents on a Russian postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageDropping Collection: Santa Claus riding a donkey on a French Christmas postcard

Santa Claus riding a donkey on a French Christmas postcard
Santa Claus riding a donkey and dropping a doll down a chimney on a French Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageDropping Collection: Refreshment Break - bringing the ladies drinks

Refreshment Break - bringing the ladies drinks. circa 1898

Background imageDropping Collection: The first German air-raid by three Zeppelins, dropped bombs in Yarmouth

The first German air-raid by three Zeppelins, dropped bombs in Yarmouth, Kings Lynn and near the royal estate at Sandringham in Norfolk, wreaking buildings and killing civilians

Background imageDropping Collection: The General Election - Free Fooders

The General Election - Free Fooders
Comic Postcard series - The General Election - Free Fooders. Candidates at a hustings face the warth of the electorate and also face a barrage of eggs and vegeatbles

Background imageDropping Collection: Dropping Well & Mother Shiptons Cave, Knaresborough

Dropping Well & Mother Shiptons Cave, Knaresborough, near Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1900s



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