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Fare Collection

Background imageFare Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Spithead Air Ferry to and from the island, winter fare seven shillings and sixpence return, seven services daily

Background imageFare Collection: Map of London Underground railway, Hampstead Tube

Map of London Underground railway, Hampstead Tube
Map of London Underground railway extension, highlighting the recently opened Hampstead Tube (Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway), branching out to Golders Green and Highgate. Date: 1907

Background imageFare Collection: Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908

Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908. Advertisement for an excursion train to London from Ipswich on Sunday June 21st 1908

Background imageFare Collection: Poster, Guernsey Airways

Poster, Guernsey Airways, offering frequent services to and from the Channel Islands, with a map showing places and flight durations. circa 1936

Background imageFare Collection: Western Airways Ltd Poster

Western Airways Ltd Poster
Poster, Norman Edgar Western Airways Ltd, Bristol to Cardiff Air Express, 15 minutes, 9 shillings and sixpence single fare

Background imageFare Collection: Western Airways Poster

Western Airways Poster
Poster, Norman Edgar (Western Airways) Ltd, showing prices and times from Bristol to various destinations by Air Express Daily, including special day returns. 20th century

Background imageFare Collection: Hansom cab 1875

Hansom cab 1875
Two-wheeled Hanson cab, waiting for a fare. Date: 1875

Background imageFare Collection: London Transport tram ticket 1952

London Transport tram ticket 1952
Selection of original tram tickets for London Transport on the last tram week, showing the fronts and backs. Date: March to July 1952

Background imageFare Collection: Suffragette My Valentine Card

Suffragette My Valentine Card. Suffragette spouting a Votes for Women rant, with caption, I hope you re not a suffragette, or into prison you will get with bread and water for your fare

Background imageFare Collection: Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times

Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times
Caricature of John Corlett (1841-1915), founder, proprietor and editor of The Sporting Times. Real Jam! He is annoyed that the cabman charges eighteen pence to drive someone one mile and 1700 yards

Background imageFare Collection: Horse drawn bus, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Horse drawn bus, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
Sudbury Mills, a well-known local whip, reins up his horses for this photo, taken before setting out on a pleasure trip from Walton-on-the-Naze to Clacton-on-Sea and back

Background imageFare Collection: Roman Soldier on Guard

Roman Soldier on Guard
A Roman soldier, on guard duty on a cold winters day, watches as festive fare is carried to the banqueting hall

Background imageFare Collection: Menu, Simpsons Grand Divan Tavern, Strand, London

Menu, Simpsons Grand Divan Tavern, Strand, London
Wartime menu (Bill of Fare), Simpsons Grand Divan Tavern, Strand, London -- including a Ministry of Food Control Order relating to the need for rationing. (1 of 2) 1917

Background imageFare Collection: Fare you well Daisy Bell, by Harry Dacre

Fare you well Daisy Bell, by Harry Dacre
Promotional music sheet for Fare You Well Daisy Bell, written by Harry Dacre and sung by Lady Mansel and Miss Nora Gordon. Written in 1894, this was the sequel to the very famous Daisy Bell

Background imageFare Collection: Unwelcome Fare, Bristol-London Mail Coach

Unwelcome Fare, Bristol-London Mail Coach
An Unwelcome Fare, all that luggage, Bristol to London Mail Coach Date: 1845

Background imageFare Collection: Sheltered Cabmen 1870

Sheltered Cabmen 1870
Hansom cab drivers waiting in a hut in the pouring rain for a fare in Birmingham. Date: 1870

Background imageFare Collection: Comic postcard, Scotsman and taxi driver Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Scotsman and taxi driver Date: 20th century

Background imageFare Collection: Shepherds Bush Underground Station, platform scene

Shepherds Bush Underground Station, platform scene. Date: 1900s

Background imageFare Collection: Map of London Underground railway, 1906

Map of London Underground railway, 1906
Map of the London Underground railway in 1906, showing its expansion in all directions. Date: 1906

Background imageFare Collection: Music cover, La Creole Waltz by Florence Fare

Music cover, La Creole Waltz by Florence Fare

Background imageFare Collection: London Transport tram tickets 1952

London Transport tram tickets 1952
Selection of original tram tickets for London Transport on the last tram week, showing the fronts and backs. Date: March to July 1952

Background imageFare Collection: Music cover, Diabolo Lancers

Music cover, Diabolo Lancers, arranged by Florence Fare

Background imageFare Collection: Social - Hansom Fare 1898

Social - Hansom Fare 1898
A handsome fare gives a handsome tip to the handsome driver of a hansom cab Date: 1898

Background imageFare Collection: FALL / ENGLISH SHEEPDOG / 29

FALL / ENGLISH SHEEPDOG / 29
CHAMPION MOONSHINE WEATHER Owner: Fare-Fosse Date: 1929

Background imageFare Collection: Food for billeted soldiers, WW1

Food for billeted soldiers, WW1
A page from The Sketch showing what householders who had soldiers billeted with them were expected to provide in terms of meals for 3s. 4d halfpenny. Date: 1914

Background imageFare Collection: The fare sex

The fare sex

Background imageFare Collection: Footman on a cutout Christmas and New Year card

Footman on a cutout Christmas and New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageFare Collection: Snap Playing Card - 1d All the Way

Snap Playing Card - 1d All the Way, bus conductor. circa 1900s

Background imageFare Collection: Christmas Fare

Christmas Fare
CHRISTMAS FARE - pudding, wine, punchbowl, dessert fruits. 1845

Background imageFare Collection: Oxford Circus underground station, Central London

Oxford Circus underground station, Central London
Oxford Circus underground station (twopenny tube), Central London. Date: circa 1905

Background imageFare Collection: Music cover, Hermosa Waltz

Music cover, Hermosa Waltz by Florence Fare. 1892

Background imageFare Collection: WW1 Oxo advertisement

WW1 Oxo advertisement
Advertisement for Oxo suggesting Oxo and potato cakes as a delicious (and economical) luncheon during the First World War. Date: 1918

Background imageFare Collection: Womens Work WW1 Fare lady

Womens Work WW1 Fare lady. Lady ticket collector on the bus or tram described as The war-time fare Lady. Date: circa 1918

Background imageFare Collection: The Retirement to Paris

The Retirement to Paris
During the retreat of Allied troops towards Paris, French soldiers are awakened in the early hours by German bombardment of the cottage in La F貥 where they had taken shelter

Background imageFare Collection: Children on a fairground ride

Children on a fairground ride costing one penny

Background imageFare Collection: The Pudding Blazes (above), and The Shop Forgotten (below)

The Pudding Blazes (above), and The Shop Forgotten (below)
Two pictures, illustrating fare and fun in suburbia formed this page of the 1936 Christmas number of the Illustrated London News. Date: 1936

Background imageFare Collection: Piling Onto a London Bus

Piling Onto a London Bus
A mad scramble to get onto a London Routemaster bus, which is offering a 25p Fare Deal. But will there be enough seats for everyone? Date: circa 1980

Background imageFare Collection: Christmas Fare 1932

Christmas Fare 1932
Two young women in a department store show off Christmas foods, including a turkey and a Christmas pudding. Date: December 1932

Background imageFare Collection: William McGuffey

William McGuffey
WILLIAM HOLMES MCGUFFEY American educator whose McGuffeys Readers were standard schoolroom fare. Date: 1800 - 1873

Background imageFare Collection: Cabbie advises fat fare to prevent horse spying him

Cabbie advises fat fare to prevent horse spying him
Hilarious cartoon by Phil May: " I want you to take me to St. Johns Wood, Cabbie" " All right, Sir, but would you mind getting in on the other side so as the old horse don t see

Background imageFare Collection: Two elderly widows discuss the catering at a wake

Two elderly widows discuss the catering at a wake
" Did you go to Smiths burying?" " Yes, I did, an a mighty measly affair it was. Tea and bread and butter! I ve buried two usbands, but, thank goodness

Background imageFare Collection: WW2 poster, The conductress

WW2 poster, The conductress
WW2 poster by Fougasse, The conductress -- Give her a big hand -- with (if possible) the exact fare in it! Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transports Road Safety Campaign by The Bristol

Background imageFare Collection: WW2 poster, Although your bus fare might have gone up

WW2 poster, Although your bus fare might have gone up
WW2 poster by Fougasse, Although your bus fare might have gone up, it hasn t -- so what about investing the amount it hasn t gone up in War Savings Certificates? Lend to Defend

Background imageFare Collection: British Country Fare

British Country Fare
Feast your eyes on this spread of country food and drink: Fish, pasties, pies, rounds of cheese, fine wines, rolled butter, scones, bread, cakes, fruit, rabbit and pheasant &c! Date: 1970s

Background imageFare Collection: Too Talkative - Distracted lady driver

Too Talkative - Distracted lady driver
Too Talkative - A distracted lady horse cab driver, deep in conversation with her smartly-dressed male fare, forgets where she is heading and mounts a kerb - Place de la Concorde, Paris, France

Background imageFare Collection: Advertisement for Home & Colonial Stores Ltd

Advertisement for Home & Colonial Stores Ltd, 268-270 Edgware Road, London W2, offering Xmas Fare. An apprehensive-looking turkey stands in a snowy village landscape

Background imageFare Collection: A Professor of Languages

A Professor of Languages A Language Student returns to his College, but his grasp of the vernacular of his cabby seems less that First Class as he appears to have underpaid his driver

Background imageFare Collection: Boarding a Motor Cab

Boarding a Motor Cab
A gentleman asks the London cabbie how much the fare will be, while the two posh Edwardian ladies with him prepare to get in the motor cab with their pooch. Date: early 1900s



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