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Background imageEffective Collection: Bristol 156 Beaufighter -flown by Coastal Command with

Bristol 156 Beaufighter -flown by Coastal Command with torpedo and rocket projectile armament The type proved lethally effective against enemy shipping

Background imageEffective Collection: HAWKER HURRICANE 1

HAWKER HURRICANE 1
The supremely efficient fighter as it appears at the outbreak of World War One - less glamorous than the Spitfire but in practice the more effective aircraft

Background imageEffective Collection: Pentagram Sigil

Pentagram Sigil
PENTAGRAM SIGIL Sigils are occult signs, and pentagrams are known to be effective in protecting the magician while working his magic

Background imageEffective Collection: Advert for Pears Soap - A Chemist Recommends... 1912

Advert for Pears Soap - A Chemist Recommends... 1912
Advertisement for Pears Soap - A Chemist Recommends the product for its pure, genuine, good value and effective properties! Date: 1912

Background imageEffective Collection: Kawasaki Ki-45 Nick - one of the Japanese Armys most

Kawasaki Ki-45 Nick - one of the Japanese Armys most effective high flying fighters against such as the Boeing B-29

Background imageEffective Collection: Ataturk and Inonu

Ataturk and Inonu
Postcard depicting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881 - 1938) and Ismet Inonu (1884 - 1973) - the effective founders and leaders of the Turkish Republic - inspiration to many in the Middle East

Background imageEffective Collection: Junkers Ju 87B -developed specifically as a dive bomber

Junkers Ju 87B -developed specifically as a dive bomber, it was effective as long as it flew with friendly fighter cover

Background imageEffective Collection: Volley firing by Scott Method by G. H. Davis

Volley firing by Scott Method by G. H. Davis
The gunnery experiment of which all the naval world is talking: the six-to-one superiority of volley firing by the Scott Method

Background imageEffective Collection: WWI Poster, Be Ready! Join Now

WWI Poster, Be Ready! Join Now
Be Ready! Join Now. Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster, with a soldier in silhouette on yellow background. Date: 1915

Background imageEffective Collection: Babcock and Wilcox 6 ton Steam Roller YB7976 Toby

Babcock and Wilcox 6 ton Steam Roller YB7976 Toby (msn 95/4009). Seen with a 1955 Standard 10 motor car 200CPJ at a 1959 Walford Cross auction. Built in 1925 to the design of Messrs

Background imageEffective Collection: Two Deer

Two Deer
A simple but effective dry point of two deer, only one of them looking alert. Date: circa 1929

Background imageEffective Collection: The Lighter Side Poster

The Lighter Side Poster
A Poster featuring in a magazine called The Lighter Side featuring four birds, of simple but effective design, with a bold usage of three colours, red, black and yellow. Date: circa 1926

Background imageEffective Collection: Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now Benin), West Africa

Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now Benin), West Africa
Unusual corn bin, Dahomey (now the Republic of Benin), West Africa. Made of earthenware, it was peculiar to the Konkombwa people of Tschopowa

Background imageEffective Collection: Advert for Waverley electric car 1912

Advert for Waverley electric car 1912
Waverleys new silent electric car with half the upkeep cost, made in Chicago, America. 1912

Background imageEffective Collection: Page showing how to skilfully tie a sash in different ways. Date: 1913

Page showing how to skilfully tie a sash in different ways. Date: 1913

Background imageEffective Collection: SEWING A LAMPSHADE / 1930S

SEWING A LAMPSHADE / 1930S
By pleating a strip of paper and sewing bright coloured wool through it, you can make an effective lampshade only costs a few pence. Date: 1930s

Background imageEffective Collection: Hawker Hurricane Mk IV -fitted with anti-tank cannons

Hawker Hurricane Mk IV -fitted with anti-tank cannons, these aircraft proved highly effective in North Africa

Background imageEffective Collection: Sigmund Holtzschucher

Sigmund Holtzschucher
SIGMUND GABRIEL HOLTZSCHUCHER German statesman - a very fancy engraving with very effective ornamentation. Date: 1575 - 1642

Background imageEffective Collection: Indian Tiger Hunt 1860

Indian Tiger Hunt 1860
British in India shooting a tiger from elephants : their native guide hopes their shooting is effective

Background imageEffective Collection: Charles Martel (Card)

Charles Martel (Card)
CHARLES MARTEL Mayor of the Palaces of Austrasia and Neustria and effective power in the realm. His successors will be kings, though he is not

Background imageEffective Collection: Porcupine (Bewick)

Porcupine (Bewick)
histrix cristata Bewick says that the quills are a defensive rather than offensive weapon, but are nonetheless very effective. This was drawn from life

Background imageEffective Collection: Effective wraps for summer occasions from Harrods, London, 1

Effective wraps for summer occasions from Harrods, London, 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageEffective Collection: Signalling Balloons

Signalling Balloons
Using balloons of different colours at different heights is an effective way of signalling if you re not in a hurry, the sky is clear and the enemy doesn t shoot them down. Date: Late 19th century

Background imageEffective Collection: Advertisement, St Jamess Chest Expander

Advertisement, St Jamess Chest Expander -- Stooping of the Shoulders and Contraction of the Chest are removed in the most gentle and effective manner possible. 1845

Background imageEffective Collection: Serving boy carries pile of folded napkins - Colmans Starch

Serving boy carries pile of folded napkins - Colmans Starch
A serving boy carrying a teetering pile of folded napkins, held in place due to the effectiveness of Colmans Starch. Date: 19th century

Background imageEffective Collection: Republic P-47D-surplanted by the P-51 Mustang as an esc

Republic P-47D-surplanted by the P-51 Mustang as an escort fighter, the P-47 became a very effective (on the ground) attack type

Background imageEffective Collection: Henschel Hs 123A -first flown in 1936, this single seat

Henschel Hs 123A -first flown in 1936, this single seat dive bomber proved very effective from its Spanish Civil War debut through to mid 1944

Background imageEffective Collection: Fiat G55 -one of the most effective of the Italian late

Fiat G55 -one of the most effective of the Italian late wartime fighters produced

Background imageEffective Collection: Dornier Do 217E -among the most effective of the Luftwa

Dornier Do 217E -among the most effective of the Luftwaffe bombers

Background imageEffective Collection: Arado Ar 196A seen here operating from a Mediterranean

Arado Ar 196A seen here operating from a Mediterranean base proved to be a very effective convoy shadower

Background imageEffective Collection: Firemen at Battersbys hatworks

Firemen at Battersbys hatworks were obviously employed in house, and despite the equipment being satisfactory, when a fire broke out in 1906 there was insufficient water pressure in the mains to be

Background imageEffective Collection: Maximilian Von Konigseck

Maximilian Von Konigseck
MAXIMILIAN FRIEDRICH von KONIGSECK German catholic churchman, Prince-archbishop of Munster, an influential and effective administrator. Date: circa 1761

Background imageEffective Collection: Large machine to test effective push (weight 17 5lb)

Large machine to test effective push (weight 17 5lb)
Large machine to test effective push (weight 17.5lb). Hargrave Slide 18

Background imageEffective Collection: Girl in Pinafore

Girl in Pinafore
A particularly effective portrait of a book-loving girl in a pinafore Date: late 19th century

Background imageEffective Collection: An effective battering ram in the hands of the right men

An effective battering ram in the hands of the right men. Illustration shows two strong men labeled Labor and Commerce using a battering ram labeled Tariff Reform to knock down a door in a building

Background imageEffective Collection: Cabirols Diving Suit

Cabirols Diving Suit
Cabirols diving suit combines effective protection with considerable ease of movement, the two basic requirements for working underwater. Date: 1856

Background imageEffective Collection: Red Army Cavalry

Red Army Cavalry
The legendary horsemanship of the Cossacks ensures that the Red Army cavalry is uniquely effective : this detachment pose for their photograph in a Ukrainian village

Background imageEffective Collection: Borax

Borax
A romantically styled ad for Borax antiseptic from 1885. Borax was used for a wide variety of household jobs being effective as an anti-bacterial, cleaning, fungicidal and bleaching agent

Background imageEffective Collection: Griffith Steam Carriage

Griffith Steam Carriage
The patent steam carriage of Julius Griffith, a road locomotive which was effective in practise, but had little success due to a backlash from the horse-powered lobby

Background imageEffective Collection: Daguerres Discovery

Daguerres Discovery
Daguerres discovery of an effective permanent photographic process, is announced by Arago to the Academy of Sciences in Paris. Date: 10 August 1839

Background imageEffective Collection: Triumph of Titus

Triumph of Titus
Titus, after taking Jerusalem, is granted a joint triumph with his father Vespasian, and an arch is erected in his honour. He will be a good and effective ruler

Background imageEffective Collection: Five Steam Warships

Five Steam Warships
Removed from the effective list: The last cruise of the coast-defence monitors (left to right) Hydra, Glatton, Cyclops, Gorgon and Hecate



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