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Background imageEmployed Collection: Vickers 417 Wellington III -employed by Bomber Command

Vickers 417 Wellington III -employed by Bomber Command throughout the war years

Background imageEmployed Collection: Ufos / Cattle Mutilation

Ufos / Cattle Mutilation
Modern phenomena, whereby cattle are taken and mutilated by unknown entities. Strange surgical procedures are employed, baffling scientists

Background imageEmployed Collection: Duncan Dunbar Sail Ship

Duncan Dunbar Sail Ship
One of several clippers employed on the Australia run by noted ship owner Duncan Dunbar, who is credited with inventing the clipper concept

Background imageEmployed Collection: Neptune Steamship

Neptune Steamship
Since this paddle steamer is depicted on the Elbe, it is doubtless employed on the England to Hamburg run. The other ship is the Caledonia

Background imageEmployed Collection: Telegraph Office 1900

Telegraph Office 1900
Around a hundred telegraph clerks are employed in this one room alone at the Central Telegraph Office, London

Background imageEmployed Collection: FRANCONIA STEAMSHIP

FRANCONIA STEAMSHIP
Passenger liner of the Cunard line, employed chiefly as a cruise ship

Background imageEmployed Collection: Indian Military Elephant

Indian Military Elephant
Elephant employed in war by Indians in ancient times : only his head and trunk are armoured, and he carries a howdah equivalent to a miniature fort

Background imageEmployed Collection: Aldwych Tube Station

Aldwych Tube Station
The exterior of ALDWYCH STATION, on the Piccadilly Line, faced with the distinctive red ceramic tiles employed at the time

Background imageEmployed Collection: Turncock (Petherick)

Turncock (Petherick)
A London turncock, employed by the water company to turn on or off the cocks whereby water is channelled from the mains to domestic supply pipes

Background imageEmployed Collection: Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary
MARY MALLON, (1869-1938) known as Typhoid Mary; though herself healthy, she is a carrier of typhoid and, employed as a cook, infects 22, one of whom dies

Background imageEmployed Collection: Lloyd Georges Munition Girls

Lloyd Georges Munition Girls
Front cover of a book describing womens experiences in a munitions factory during the First World War with a detailed account by an anonymous female shell-maker

Background imageEmployed Collection: Steamships - Asturias

Steamships - Asturias
Turbine passenger liner of the Royal Mail Lines employed on the South American run Date: 1934

Background imageEmployed Collection: W. M. Woodfull struck by a cricket ball, Melbourne Cricket Gr

W. M. Woodfull struck by a cricket ball, Melbourne Cricket Gr
Photograph of William Maldon Woodfull (1897-1965), the Victoria and Australia cricketer, just after he had been struck by a cricket ball bowled by Harold Larwood in the match between the MCC

Background imageEmployed Collection: Lascar Seamen at work and at rest, 1906

Lascar Seamen at work and at rest, 1906
Series of Photographs showing Lascar seamen at work in the stokehole of a passenger liner (centre image) and at rest in the Home for Asiatic Seamen (bottom images)

Background imageEmployed Collection: London Fireman 1750

London Fireman 1750
A London fireman stands beside his engine : he is employed by an insurance company, the Hand-in-hand whose uniform he wears

Background imageEmployed Collection: Sherlock Holmes / Pipe

Sherlock Holmes / Pipe
HIS LAST BOW Holmes is employed by the government to foil the German spy Von Bork

Background imageEmployed Collection: Lascars on British Ships: The Question of their Retention

Lascars on British Ships: The Question of their Retention. " Human Salamanders" :The Lascar at Work and Play. Employed on board P&O Australian Line liners - working as Coal Stokers

Background imageEmployed Collection: Lambert Simnel working in the Royal Kitchens

Lambert Simnel working in the Royal Kitchens
Lambert Simnel (circa 1477circa 1525) - pretender to the throne of England. His claim to be Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, in 1487 threatened the newly-established reign of King Henry VII

Background imageEmployed Collection: Aborigine employed as a Government tracker New

Aborigine employed as a Government tracker New South Wales Australia Victorian period

Background imageEmployed Collection: WW2 - Gloster Fighter Flying Upside Down

WW2 - Gloster Fighter Flying Upside Down
A photograph of a British WW2 Gloster fighter biplane flying upside down, employed on Home Defence. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageEmployed Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. An exceptional handwritten postcard postmarked 11pm on 9 April 1912 sent by Second Class passenger Jacob Christian Milling (1863?1912)

Background imageEmployed Collection: WW2, Ensign Flag And Wartime Fisherman

WW2, Ensign Flag And Wartime Fisherman
A pair of WW2 illustrations from a children's ABC book. The left image shows a naval ensign banner flown in the Navy manner, while the right picture portrays a war time fisherman

Background imageEmployed Collection: Turkey, Constantinople (Istanbul). Public office

Turkey, Constantinople (Istanbul). Public office
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Public office. Engraving by Lemaitre, Lalaisse and Branche. Historia de Turquia by Joseph Marie Jouannin (1783-1844) and Jules Van Gaver, 1840

Background imageEmployed Collection: The Anglo German Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1913

The Anglo German Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1913
Less than a year after this Anglo German Exhibition was held at the Crystal Palace, London. Great Britian was at war with Germany

Background imageEmployed Collection: Lancashire Cotton town Knocker Up

Lancashire Cotton town Knocker Up
A humourous postcard from the Lancashire Cotton Towns where knockers up were employed to waken mill workers. Notice the reference to being on strike and the caption written in Lancashire dialect Date

Background imageEmployed Collection: 4472 Flying Scotsman - LNER Class A3

4472 Flying Scotsman - LNER Class A3
4472 Flying Scotsman, an LNER Class A3 locomotive, on the main line, at speed, circa 1967. LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman is a 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive

Background imageEmployed Collection: A female chauffeur of Valencia's Communist Regiment, who was employed driving a Republican

A female chauffeur of Valencia's Communist Regiment, who was employed driving a Republican politician around, pictured in the early stages of the Spanish Civil War. Date: 1936

Background imageEmployed Collection: Harry Price's secretary, who assisted him in many of his investigations

Harry Price's secretary, who assisted him in many of his investigations : here she is depicted with apparatus employed by fraudulent mediums. Date: early 20th century

Background imageEmployed Collection: Men reading documents

Men reading documents
Advertisement for long-established printers Konig & Ebhardt of Hanover. It was for a long time a printing technology leader that contributed significantly to the cityss reputation as a printing

Background imageEmployed Collection: First professional female chauffeur 1909

First professional female chauffeur 1909
Sheila O Neill, the first professional female chauffeur in London, photographed in her car, with a medical accident emergency case on the seat next to her that reads " Miss Sheilah O

Background imageEmployed Collection: Woman gardener on her motor-cycle 1916

Woman gardener on her motor-cycle 1916
Woman jobbing gardener on her motor-cycle with her tools. During the war many women entered the agricultural industry, becoming manual labourors to replace men as they went off to fight. 1916

Background imageEmployed Collection: Female bus conductor

Female bus conductor in full uniform stepping out of her bus on a snowy London street. circa 1916

Background imageEmployed Collection: FENCING FOR GIRLS 1930

FENCING FOR GIRLS 1930
Fencing has become a popular pastime with girls employed in the Government offices in Whitehall. Here Miss M. Angus (right) and Miss K. Brane have an evening duel at the club. Date: 1 February 1930

Background imageEmployed Collection: ENGRAVERS WORKSHOP

ENGRAVERS WORKSHOP
Teams of engravers were employed by illustrated magazines like the Illustrated London News, transforming the artists drawings into blocks for printing. Date: circa 1850

Background imageEmployed Collection: WORKING ELEPHANT 1915

WORKING ELEPHANT 1915
An elephant employed by the German army during World War One helps move some tree trunks. Date: 1915

Background imageEmployed Collection: ENGLISH BEADLE / KITCHENER

ENGLISH BEADLE / KITCHENER
William Kitchener, Beadle of Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden & Ely Rent. A Beadle was a minor parish official employed to usher and keep order during services. Date: circa 1780

Background imageEmployed Collection: JAMES BAINES TROOPSHIP

JAMES BAINES TROOPSHIP
During the Indian Mutiny, the famous Black Ball line clipper James Baines is employed as a troopship to carry reinforcements to the troubled sub-continent. Date: 1857

Background imageEmployed Collection: Turncock

Turncock
London characters: the TURNCOCK is employed by the water company to turn the mains taps on or off, as may be necessary. Date: circa 1870

Background imageEmployed Collection: GLASS BLOWING, BROOKLYN

GLASS BLOWING, BROOKLYN
Glass blowing at a Brooklyn (New York) glassworks - note the number of small boys employed on the minor tasks Date: circa 1876

Background imageEmployed Collection: Cartoon, Mr Briggss Pleasures of Housekeeping

Cartoon, Mr Briggss Pleasures of Housekeeping -- Irish labourers employed to build a house. Date: circa 1850

Background imageEmployed Collection: Madame Delfaus school of carpet making, Algiers, Algeria

Madame Delfaus school of carpet making, Algiers, Algeria
Children employed at Madame Delfaus school of carpet making at 84 Boulevard Valee, Algiers, Algeria, North Africa. Date: circa 1905

Background imageEmployed Collection: Women WW1 Munitions Woolwich Arsenal

Women WW1 Munitions Woolwich Arsenal
Interior of the Shell Factory at Woolwich Arsenal showing women workers and some men (supervisors?). The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, employed around 80, 000 people during the first World War

Background imageEmployed Collection: Bryant & May Matchmakers

Bryant & May Matchmakers
A group of women employed at Bryant & May cutting down & boxing Ruby & Runaway Matches. Date: 1888

Background imageEmployed Collection: Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida -employed as standard Army basic

Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida -employed as standard Army basic trainer, replacing Ki-9

Background imageEmployed Collection: Aichi D3A1 Navy Type 99 Dive bomber Val flown off car

Aichi D3A1 Navy Type 99 Dive bomber Val flown off carriers was employed with impressive effect in Pearl Harbor strike

Background imageEmployed Collection: Interior of cell block at Portland Prison, Dorset

Interior of cell block at Portland Prison, Dorset
Interior of a new wing at Portland, Dorset showing cell doors, iron stairways and corridors. Wire netting was placed between balconies to prevent inmates falling to the ground

Background imageEmployed Collection: Convicts being searched, Portland Prison, Dorset

Convicts being searched, Portland Prison, Dorset
Portland Prison, Dorset, opened in 1848 as a public works prison for convicts who were employed in quarries in the area. This view shows prison officers searching convicts on their return from work

Background imageEmployed Collection: Quarries, Portland Prison, Dorset

Quarries, Portland Prison, Dorset
Portland Prison, Dorset, opened in 1848 as a public works prison for convicts who were employed in quarries in the area. This view shows small groups of men cutting stone by hand while prison



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