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Drying Collection

Background imageDrying Collection: Poster advertising Sunlight Soap

Poster advertising Sunlight Soap -- for rest and leisure. Date: early 20th century

Background imageDrying Collection: Bathing / In Bathroom / 1926

Bathing / In Bathroom / 1926
A woman drying herself in front of the bathroom mirror

Background imageDrying Collection: Public Drying Ground

Public Drying Ground
The only public laundry Drying Ground in Scotland, on Glasgow Green. Behind is the John Templeton carpet factory, designed after the Doges Palace, Venice

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Harris Tweed

Drying Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. After the wool has been dyed, it is put out on a fence to dry

Background imageDrying Collection: Hoisting Hops

Hoisting Hops
Hoisting pokes of hops onto a drying platform. Despite modern advances such as mechanical hop presses, horses were still being used for hoisting the pokes (sacks). Date: 1930s

Background imageDrying Collection: Lake District Farmhouse

Lake District Farmhouse
Low Tilberthwaite Farm & Barn, a typical farmhouse in the Lancashire part of the Lake District, England. Note the spinning gallery, used for drying out wool. Date: 17th century

Background imageDrying Collection: The Dogs Bath Club in Beauchamp Place

The Dogs Bath Club in Beauchamp Place, London where every imaginable facility was available for pampered pooches. Owners could relax in the cosy lounge with cocktail bar which was decorated with a

Background imageDrying Collection: Girl climbing tree, line of washing, Balham, SW London

Girl climbing tree, line of washing, Balham, SW London
A girl climbs a tree under a line of washing in the Zennor Road area of Balham, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageDrying Collection: Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages

Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages. A fishing stage is a wooden vernacular building, associated with cod fishing in Newfoundland, Canada

Background imageDrying Collection: DRYING DISMAL DESMOND

DRYING DISMAL DESMOND
A little girl pegs out her freshly washed Dismal Desmond toy dalmatian dog to dry on the washing line in her back yard! Date: early 1930s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Clothes / Allingham

Drying Clothes / Allingham
A woman in a pink bonnet check her washing line to see if her washing is dry

Background imageDrying Collection: Aristocratic French lady bathing and dressing

Aristocratic French lady bathing and dressing
An aristocratic French lady is helped by her maids to bathe and dress

Background imageDrying Collection: Cleanliness - Health - The Truest Wealth - promotional postcard for the Health & Cleanliness

Cleanliness - Health - The Truest Wealth - promotional postcard for the Health & Cleanliness Council (HCC) - 5 Tavistock Square, London. Date: circa late 1920s

Background imageDrying Collection: Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Making Raisins

Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Making Raisins
Drying grapes to make raisins for export at Izmir (Smyrna)

Background imageDrying Collection: Fishermen on the River Volga at Samara

Fishermen on the River Volga at Samara
Fishermen relaxing after a hard days work on the River Volga at Samara, Russia

Background imageDrying Collection: Women Washing Dishes

Women Washing Dishes
Three young women (" Three Lions", perhaps in some way connected with womens services during World War Two) washing and drying dishes together in a large kitchen

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, Loch Neagh

Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, Loch Neagh
Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, L. Neagh - a view of a man spreading eel nets out in a field to dry. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Maghery). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Woman drying herself after a dip in the sea outside her hut

Woman drying herself after a dip in the sea outside her hut
Woman drying herself with a beach towel after a dip in the sea In her trendy striped bathing costume) outside her hut which is named Burleigh after a village in Berkshire, England. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageDrying Collection: New York, New York. Getting a manicure while drying hair at

New York, New York. Getting a manicure while drying hair at Francois de Paris, a hairdresser on Eighth Street. Date 1942 Sept

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Hops 1906

Drying Hops 1906
Three men drying hops inside a Kentish oast house

Background imageDrying Collection: Bathing Child 1852

Bathing Child 1852
A mother bathes her two children: the elder, a toddler, sits drying on a table, while baby stands in the bath tub

Background imageDrying Collection: The Rolls Rapide Twin Tub washing machine - look what you get! A bargain at 39 guineas

The Rolls Rapide Twin Tub washing machine - look what you get! A bargain at 39 guineas! Date: 1961

Background imageDrying Collection: Tenement buildings, East London

Tenement buildings, East London
Tenement buildings in East London, with washing drying, and children playing. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Silk Cocoons in India

Drying Silk Cocoons in India
A silk factory in India, showing the latest and most approved method. Cocoons exposed in the sun in large flats trays to dry the silk and also kill the grub inside each cocoon. Date: late 1890s

Background imageDrying Collection: Young Man dries himself off with a towel at Taormina, Sicily, Italy. Date: 1939

Young Man dries himself off with a towel at Taormina, Sicily, Italy. Date: 1939

Background imageDrying Collection: WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross

WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross, West Sussex, lay out herbs in Drying shed (a converted boiler house) at Nyman s, Handcross

Background imageDrying Collection: British Seaside Scene - Two woemn dry off after dip in sea

British Seaside Scene - Two woemn dry off after dip in sea
Two women (the one of the left would win a Princess Margaret lookalike Competition) dry off after a dip in the sea. Possible Daughter (left) and Mother (right)

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Sisal Fibre on a Plantation - Tanzania, East Africa

Drying Sisal Fibre on a Plantation - Tanzania, East Africa Date: 1923

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying ginger, Manchester, Jamaica

Drying ginger, Manchester, Jamaica Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying ginger in Manchester Jamaica early 1900s

Drying ginger in Manchester Jamaica early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying sisal, Jamaica

Drying sisal, Jamaica Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying sisal Jamaica early 1900s

Drying sisal Jamaica early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying coconuts, Jamaica

Drying coconuts, Jamaica Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying coconuts Jamaica early 1900s

Drying coconuts Jamaica early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying macaroni, Naples, Italy

Drying macaroni, Naples, Italy

Background imageDrying Collection: Italy Naples macaroni drying pre-1900

Italy Naples macaroni drying pre-1900

Background imageDrying Collection: Italy Pozzuoli - drying maccaroni - pre-1900

Italy Pozzuoli - drying maccaroni - pre-1900

Background imageDrying Collection: Drying Maccaroni, Pozzuoli, Italy

Drying Maccaroni, Pozzuoli, Italy

Background imageDrying Collection: Soap stacked for drying, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Soap stacked for drying, Port Sunlight, early 1900s

Background imageDrying Collection: A wool drying machine, after washing - mill, Bradford

A wool drying machine, after washing - mill, Bradford
A wool drying machine, after washing, in a woollen mill in Bradford, Yorkshire, late Victorian period

Background imageDrying Collection: Yarmouth Herring Fishery, Drying the Herrings

Yarmouth Herring Fishery, Drying the Herrings Date: 1854

Background imageDrying Collection: Vinolia Soap Advertisement

Vinolia Soap Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Vinolia Co Ltd, promoting Vinolia Soap, which soothes and refreshes. The image shows a mother, drying her young son with a towel having had a wash using the product

Background imageDrying Collection: Wicket Drying Machine

Wicket Drying Machine
A new machine for drying wickets being tried out at Lord's cricket ground. Running off electricity, it dries the wickets with a current of hot air. Date: 1931

Background imageDrying Collection: German soldier with his dog, WW1

German soldier with his dog, WW1 Date: 1914-1918

Background imageDrying Collection: Real photo of tobacco drying sheds Church Crookham

Real photo of tobacco drying sheds Church Crookham
Picture shows a long row of tall drying sheds in the tobacco field, with plants and, just visible, figures. Date: 1914

Background imageDrying Collection: Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907

Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907
Showing the plantation where the rubber is produced for the Dunlop Tyres factory where it is pressed, stretched and moulded into shape ready to be used on motorcars. Date: 1907

Background imageDrying Collection: Comic postcard, Women and washing line Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Women and washing line Date: 20th century

Background imageDrying Collection: Comic postcard, A blow on the Hindenburg Line, WW1 - a satirical comment on the German

Comic postcard, A blow on the Hindenburg Line, WW1 - a satirical comment on the German defensive position on the Western Front, showing a German soldier with a line of washing. Date: circa 1916-1917



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