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Eighties Collection

Background imageEighties Collection: Nun on a skateboard

Nun on a skateboard, holding her arms out for balance. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageEighties Collection: Summer holidays Seaton, Devon, England

Summer holidays Seaton, Devon, England
A boy shows his grandmother something he has found in a rock pool on the beach at Seaton, Devon, England. She sits in a folding chair with her feet in the water

Background imageEighties Collection: Cat in hot street, Almaria, Spain

Cat in hot street, Almaria, Spain
In the heat of the midday sun, a cool cat sits in the shade on an alley corner in Almeria, Andalusia, Spain. Demonstration of the Rule of Thirds Date: 1986

Background imageEighties Collection: Swans, Windsor Bridge, Henley

Swans, Windsor Bridge, Henley
Mute swans feed from a pontoon near the Windsor Bridge across the River Thames, Henley, Berkshire, UK. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageEighties Collection: Mature man wearing cloth cap lights his pipe in an Irish pub

Mature man wearing cloth cap lights his pipe in an Irish pub
A mature man wearing a cloth cap sits in a pub in Cork, Ireland, and lights his pipe. In front of him is a pint of Guinness. He has a large belly and behind him is a dart board Date: 1989

Background imageEighties Collection: Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye

Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye, Herefordshire. This picture story caused a rumpus when it was published in The Times on Tuesday Jan 27th 1987 - the day that the salmon

Background imageEighties Collection: Seaton shingle beach

Seaton shingle beach
People stand and sit on the wooden boat launching pontoon on the shingle beach at Seaton, East Devon, England. The white cliffs in the distance are are at Beer Head

Background imageEighties Collection: John Martyn in concert, St Ives, Cornwall

John Martyn in concert, St Ives, Cornwall
John Martyn (1948-2009), singer, songwriter and guitarist, in concert at the St Ives September Festival, Cornwall. Date: 1980

Background imageEighties Collection: Display of JCB Extradig diggers in a field

Display of JCB Extradig diggers in a field
Display of bright yellow JCB Extradig Sitemaster diggers in a field, with a Turbo 4x4 underneath. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart of 10cc

Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart of 10cc
Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart of the rock band 10cc, before an open air rock concert at Penwith, Cornwall. Date: 1983

Background imageEighties Collection: Miner at Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall

Miner at Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall
Miner at work with a drill underground (below the sea) in Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, which was just about to cease operation. Date: circa 1986

Background imageEighties Collection: Sunday Sport - World War Two Bomber Found on Moon

Sunday Sport - World War Two Bomber Found on Moon
Front cover of the Sunday Sport Newspaper - April 24th 1988 - World War Two Bomber Found on Moon *Note usage restrictions as outlined below* 1988

Background imageEighties Collection: Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset

Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset
Children pony trekking at Horner, Exmoor, Somerset. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: Wheelwright makinbg wooden wheels, Blists Hill, Ironbridge

Wheelwright makinbg wooden wheels, Blists Hill, Ironbridge
A skilled wheelwright works on a wooden cart wheel in his workshop at Blists Hill Working Museum, Ironbridge, Shropshire. First published The Independent newspaper Date: 1989

Background imageEighties Collection: The City Hotel, Freetown, Sierra Leone

The City Hotel, Freetown, Sierra Leone
The City Hotel, Sierra Leone, made famous by author Graham Greene. Now demolished. The hotel was first mentioned in Greenes 1936 book Travel Without Maps

Background imageEighties Collection: Miner and canary

Miner and canary
Staffordshire coal miner gently holds the last canary to work down a British coal mine. Canaries were used to detect poisonous and dangerous gas in mines Date: 1986

Background imageEighties Collection: Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall

Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall
Jamaica Inn, a Grade II listed building on Bodmin Moor near Bolventor, Cornwall, built as a coaching inn in 1750. Popular with smugglers

Background imageEighties Collection: Two bridges over the River Tamar, Devon and Cornwall

Two bridges over the River Tamar, Devon and Cornwall
Two bridges over the River Tamar, connecting Plymouth, Devon and Saltash, Cornwall. On the left is the Royal Albert Bridge, a railway bridge designed by Brunel and completed in 1859

Background imageEighties Collection: John Martyn in concert, St Ives, Cornwall

John Martyn in concert, St Ives, Cornwall
John Martyn (1948-2009), singer, songwriter and guitarist, in concert at the St Ives September Festival, Cornwall. Date: 1980

Background imageEighties Collection: The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

Background imageEighties Collection: Helford River, Cornwall

Helford River, Cornwall
A view from an open window onto the Helford River with sailing boats, Cornwall. Date: 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: Eustace Rogers, the last coracle man of Ironbridge, Shropshire

Eustace Rogers, the last coracle man of Ironbridge, Shropshire
He is pictured with a coracle on his back at the bottom of his garden on the banks of the River Severn. Mr Rogers died aged 88 in 2003. First published The Times Date: 1987

Background imageEighties Collection: Horsemen filming Robin of Sherwood, Cornwall

Horsemen filming Robin of Sherwood, Cornwall
Three horsemen in demon costume, filming the TV series Robin of Sherwood near St Michaels Mount, Cornwall. Date: 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: Couple with red car at Coverack, Cornwall

Couple with red car at Coverack, Cornwall. 1982

Background imageEighties Collection: Judi Trott as Maid Marion

Judi Trott as Maid Marion
The actress Judi Trott (b 1962) as Maid Marion in the popular 1980s television series Robin of Sherwood (1984-86)

Background imageEighties Collection: Fulton Mackay and Sprocket, filming in Cornwall

Fulton Mackay and Sprocket, filming in Cornwall
The actor Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) and Sprocket, filming the TV series Fraggle Rock at St Anthonys Lighthouse near Falmouth, Cornwall

Background imageEighties Collection: Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith, Cornwall

Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith, Cornwall
Meat Loaf in concert at the Penwith Rock Festival, Cornwall. Date: 1983

Background imageEighties Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) on a visit to St Columb, Cornwall

Background imageEighties Collection: Aerial view of Looe, Cornwall

Aerial view of Looe, Cornwall
An aerial view of Looe in Cornwall, showing fishing boats, the quayside, a bridge, and various buildings stretching back up the hill

Background imageEighties Collection: Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Halifaxs Crossley Orphanage was founded in 1864 by Joseph, John and Francis Crossley. The building was designed by John Hogg

Background imageEighties Collection: The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London

The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London Date: circa 1987

Background imageEighties Collection: Maypole dancing in the village of Paul, Cornwall

Maypole dancing in the village of Paul, Cornwall
Adults and children dancing round a maypole in the village of Paul, near Penzance in Cornwall, with the tower of the parish church on the right. A crowd of people stand watching them

Background imageEighties Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales - St. Columb, Cornwall

Diana, Princess of Wales - St. Columb, Cornwall
A portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) visiting St. Columb, Cornwall

Background imageEighties Collection: Shire horses and cart on Marazion beach, Cornwall

Shire horses and cart on Marazion beach, Cornwall
Two white shire horses pulling a cart along Marazion beach in Cornwall, with St Michaels Mount in the background

Background imageEighties Collection: PRINCESS DIANA

PRINCESS DIANA
DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES (1961-1997) Former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Tragically killed in a car crash in Paris

Background imageEighties Collection: Cornelia Bayley, owner of Plas Teg - Jacobean house in Wales

Cornelia Bayley, owner of Plas Teg - Jacobean house in Wales
Cornelia Bayley owner of Plas Teg, a Grade I listed Jacobean house in North Wales, near the village of Pontblyddyn, Flintshire. She is seated in the sitting room with a very large dog

Background imageEighties Collection: Girls in Picasso Museum, Paris

Girls in Picasso Museum, Paris Date: 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: A Modern Shopping Precinct - Nicholsons Walk, Maidenhead, Berkshire Date: circa

A Modern Shopping Precinct - Nicholsons Walk, Maidenhead, Berkshire Date: circa 1980s

Background imageEighties Collection: Aswad and 10cc at Penwith, Cornwall

Aswad and 10cc at Penwith, Cornwall
Members of the reggae band Aswad and the rock band 10cc at Penwith, Cornwall, during an open air concert. 1983

Background imageEighties Collection: Piper Archer II - SE-ILE

Piper Archer II - SE-ILE
Piper Cherokee Archer II - SE-ILE at Cranfield. Date: 1987

Background imageEighties Collection: Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales

Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales
A young boy pushes his bicycle up a steep hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales. Behind is the Ebbw Vale steel works. This was closed by Corus in 2002

Background imageEighties Collection: Retired coal miner Blaenavon, South Wales

Retired coal miner Blaenavon, South Wales
A retired coal miner sits with his mongrel dog at Blaenavon, South Wales. Behind them is the redundant Blaenavon coal mine

Background imageEighties Collection: Cider maker, Somerset, England

Cider maker, Somerset, England
A cider maker wearing a trilby hat and an apron, leans on an old wooden wagon and drinks a pint of cider among the casks and barrels in the outbuilding of a cider works in Somerset

Background imageEighties Collection: Ashleworth Tithe Barn, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England

Ashleworth Tithe Barn, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England. The barn was built about 1500 by the canons of St Augustine s, Bristol. After the Dissolution, the barn passed into secular use

Background imageEighties Collection: Berkeley Arms, Purton, Gloucestershire

Berkeley Arms, Purton, Gloucestershire
Landllady of The Berkeley Arms, Purton, beside the River Severn, Gloucstershire. A customer collects his pint of beer through a serving hatch at the side of the public bar

Background imageEighties Collection: Old lady, Burford, Cotswolds

Old lady, Burford, Cotswolds
An old lady, smartly dressed and wearing a deerstalker cap, look in an antique shop window. She carries a wicker shopping basket. Burford, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, England

Background imageEighties Collection: Men in Irish pub, Cork, Ireland

Men in Irish pub, Cork, Ireland
Three men with pints of Guinness in an Irish pub in Cork, Ireland. One of the men lights a cigarette. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageEighties Collection: Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith Rock Festival, Cornwall

Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith Rock Festival, Cornwall
Meat Loaf (Michael Lee Aday, b. Marvin Lee Aday, 1947), American rock musician and actor, performing on stage with a female singer at the Penwith Rock Festival in 1983. Date: 1983



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