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Background imageEnds Collection: The Railway Sleeper

The Railway Sleeper
An exhausted conscript on Nation Service sleeps at Darlington Railway Station en rout to or from a posting to the Northern military base at Catterick, York. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageEnds Collection: Alice and Humpty Dumpty

Alice and Humpty Dumpty
" If he smiled much more the ends of his mouth might meet behind, " she thought

Background imageEnds Collection: Shakespeare - Alls Well That Ends Well

Shakespeare - Alls Well That Ends Well - Bertram: This to my mother. circa 1830

Background imageEnds Collection: Four Lane Ends, Shaw and Crompton, Lancashire

Four Lane Ends, Shaw and Crompton, Lancashire. The crossroads end of Market Street, Milnrow Road, Beal Lane and Rochdale Road. The Pineapple Inn (on right) is still in business! Date: 1906

Background imageEnds Collection: Clack Lane Ends, Osmotherley, Yorkshire

Clack Lane Ends, Osmotherley, Yorkshire
Clack Lane Ends, Osmotherley, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageEnds Collection: Old Bridge at Bridge Ends, Galgorm, Co. Antrim

Old Bridge at Bridge Ends, Galgorm, Co. Antrim - a view of a stone many arched bridge. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Galgorm). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageEnds Collection: Catherine / Aragon / Divorce

Catherine / Aragon / Divorce
The trial of the marriage between Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. It ends in divorce

Background imageEnds Collection: War with Russia - 5

War with Russia - 5
The long-drawn out battle of the Vistula ends in a crushing defeat of the Red Army by the Poles, seen here posing later in the year with guns taken from the bolsheviks

Background imageEnds Collection: Blanchard Flies Channel

Blanchard Flies Channel
Jean-Pierre Blanchard and Dr John Jefferies are the first people to cross the English Channel by air : their flight from Dover ends in the forest of Guines, near Andres

Background imageEnds Collection: Trumpet Call Ends Wwi

Trumpet Call Ends Wwi
Zebrowski sounds the trumpet call for the Germans to stop fighting

Background imageEnds Collection: Blanchard Channel Cross

Blanchard Channel Cross
Jean-Pierre Blanchard and Dr John Jefferies are the first people to cross the English Channel by air : their flight from Dover ends in the forest of Guines, near Andres

Background imageEnds Collection: Deck chairs Tenby, Wales

Deck chairs Tenby, Wales
Two elderly men sat in deckchairs either side of an elderly lady. They watch her and smile as she snoozes in the afternoon sunshine on the beach at Tenby, Wales

Background imageEnds Collection: RMS Majestic, First Class cast iron bed single ends

RMS Majestic, First Class cast iron bed single ends
RMS MAJESTIC: First-Class cast iron bed single ends with pierced geometric decoration

Background imageEnds Collection: Three Lane Ends, Thurnscoe, early 1900s

Three Lane Ends, Thurnscoe, early 1900s

Background imageEnds Collection: Thurnscoe Three Lane Ends early 1900s

Thurnscoe Three Lane Ends early 1900s

Background imageEnds Collection: Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends
An illustration for an article written by Doctor A. W. Oxford, in Colour Magazine, titled Odds and Ends. The image shows an array of items

Background imageEnds Collection: RMS Olympic - cast iron deck bench

RMS Olympic - cast iron deck bench
RMS Olympic - rare original cast iron deck bench of the style seen on both Olympic and Titanic. The bench is in original condition with period skits and will benefit from restoration

Background imageEnds Collection: Psalter (Fragment)

Psalter (Fragment)
Fragment of a psalter, parchment double leaf, quarto size. Text on f.1r begins at Psalm 46:7 Psallite deo nostro psallite: psallite regi nostro psallite: Quonia(m) rex omnis terre deus

Background imageEnds Collection: Hebrew Manuscript Fragments

Hebrew Manuscript Fragments
Two folios, parchment, probably from the same manuscript but not necessarily consecutive. Text is from the Book of Genesis, beginning at Chapter 7, verse 18 on f.1, and ends at Chapter 48 on f.2

Background imageEnds Collection: John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Fragments)

John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Fragments)
Four leaves (2 bifolia) from an illuminated manuscript copy of Gower's Confessio Amantis, parchment. The text is the B version and is part of Book V

Background imageEnds Collection: Terrace Steps, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Terrace Steps, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Date: 1812

Background imageEnds Collection: The Tube Railways of London

The Tube Railways of London - group photo of workmen, with greathead shield driving a station tunnel, the ends of the hydraulic rams pressing on flange of furthest ring Date: 1909

Background imageEnds Collection: Machine for cutting the ends of pencils

Machine for cutting the ends of pencils - Pencil Making at Keswick Date: 1854

Background imageEnds Collection: The Philobiblon of Richard De Bury

The Philobiblon of Richard De Bury
A picture of the book, The Philobiblon, by Richard De Bury, bound in red Morocco, with silk ends, inlay and gold tooling, gold gauffered top edges, others deckeled. Date: circa 1925

Background imageEnds Collection: Visitor's Book

Visitor's Book
This picture shows a visitor's bookk for Beale & Co. Ltd, bound in amber brown Morocco, inlay and gold tooling, brown moire silk ends and gauffered edges. Date: circa 1925

Background imageEnds Collection: Where The Rainbow Ends by John Ramsay and Clifford Mills - The Lake at the End of

Where The Rainbow Ends by John Ramsay and Clifford Mills - The Lake at the End of the Wood. First produced at the Savoy Theatre, 21 December 1911, Holborn Empire revival by Italia Conti

Background imageEnds Collection: A scene from the popular childrens play Where

A scene from the popular childrens play Where the Rainbow Ends at the Holborn Empire, London, 1926 with Myrtle Peter as Betty and Bobby Smith as Cubby Date: 1925

Background imageEnds Collection: Photogravure, Donald Mennie, The Grandeur of the Gorges

Photogravure, Donald Mennie, The Grandeur of the Gorges
Photogravure from a photograph by Donald Mennie, from his book The Grandeur of the Gorges, published in China in 1926. He took the pictures during two trips on the upper Yangtze River in China

Background imageEnds Collection: Page from a 1931 issue of Play Pictorial with an advertisement showing Noel Coward

Page from a 1931 issue of Play Pictorial with an advertisement showing Noel Coward, an alumni of the Italia Conti School, when he appeared in the production of When the Rainbow Ends 21 years earlier

Background imageEnds Collection: COSTUME / MACLISE 1850S

COSTUME / MACLISE 1850S
Gentleman wears a fly-fronted long coat with broad lapels faced in a contrasting fabric, large necktie tied in a bow & with fringed square cut ends. Date: 1850s

Background imageEnds Collection: Fashion - Dog 1865

Fashion - Dog 1865
Blue: demi-train, silk cord at hem, neck & as a device to loop up floating ribbon ends. Grey & purple: button & flat ribbon trim down the front & in points at the hem. Date: 1865

Background imageEnds Collection: NEW YORK CELEBRATES

NEW YORK CELEBRATES
New Yorkers celebrate in the streets when the war with Japan ends Date: August 1945

Background imageEnds Collection: HEINRICH II / HRE / MEZZOTIN

HEINRICH II / HRE / MEZZOTIN
EMPEROR HEINRICH II Despite using the Church for political ends, he was made a Saint by the Pope in thanks for donations Date: 973 - 1024

Background imageEnds Collection: PSYCHE LOOKS AT EROS

PSYCHE LOOKS AT EROS
Psyche, visited by Eros after sundown, seeking to know what he looks like, spills hot oil from her lamp onto him, waking him, with sad consequences, though all ends happily enough

Background imageEnds Collection: End of Prohibition in America

End of Prohibition in America
Americans celebrate the end of Prohibition Date: 1933

Background imageEnds Collection: Ends of terraced houses backing onto the Rochdale Canal

Ends of terraced houses backing onto the Rochdale Canal
The gable ends of terraced houses backing onto the Rochdale Canal, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, England. People walk and cycle along the towpath, and the houses are reflected in the water of the canal

Background imageEnds Collection: Vendor of Turkish chaplets in a Bazaar

Vendor of Turkish chaplets in a Bazaar
Vendor of Turkish chaplets (little decorative odds and ends, necklaces, jewellery items etc.) in a Bazaar. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageEnds Collection: Where The Rainbow Ends by John Ramsey & Clifford Mills

Where The Rainbow Ends by John Ramsey & Clifford Mills
Where The Rainbow Ends by John Ramsay and Clifford Mills. First produced Savoy Theatre, 21st December 1911. For the revival at the Victoria Palace, 20th December 1919

Background imageEnds Collection: Victoria Stiebel / Gown

Victoria Stiebel / Gown
A couture design by Victor Stiebel (1907-1976), for a reception dress in off-white slipper satin. Flat hipline swathed and twisted with ends lined in butter yellow faille

Background imageEnds Collection: Summer Frock / Doeuillet

Summer Frock / Doeuillet
Summer tunic dress: V -neck & fold-over collar, a gauged yoke to the gathered over- skirt, scalloped hems, a sash with floating ends & shoes with 3 bars over the instep

Background imageEnds Collection: Elephant goad

Elephant goad, 1802 (c); wrought iron open work staff with pointed ends; constructed from six bars, each divided by six discs which are pierced and hold a brass bell; decorated with painted gold

Background imageEnds Collection: Cavalry Sedan 1870

Cavalry Sedan 1870
The decisive battle of SEDAN : a cavalry engagement in the course of the fighting, which ends in defeat for the French and leads to the abdication of Napoleon III



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