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Background imageFrontage Collection: Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium

Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium
Famous for its greyhound racing track, Walthamstow Stadium opened in 1933. With a distinctive pink and green neon-lit frontage, the stadium has been one of the capitals most recognised landmarks

Background imageFrontage Collection: Drury Lane Theatre in London

Drury Lane Theatre in London
Scene outside the Drury Lane Theatre in London. Designed by Benjamin Dean Wyatt, it opened on 10 October 1812. Artist signature is Shepherd. Date: 1900s ?

Background imageFrontage Collection: The London School of Economics

The London School of Economics (and Political Science) (the LSE ) - east frontage of the main buildings

Background imageFrontage Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
The Newport Pagnell Union workhouse was erected in 1836 at the junction of London Road and North Crawley Road. It later became Renny Lodge Hospital

Background imageFrontage Collection: LCC-MFB Headquarters station at Southwark SE1

LCC-MFB Headquarters station at Southwark SE1
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade was created in 1866, having replaced the former London Fire Engine Establishment brigade. It moved from its former Watling Street HQ to the Southwark site due to

Background imageFrontage Collection: Wilson, NC, USA - Oettingers The Dependable Store

Wilson, NC, USA - Oettingers The Dependable Store
Wilson, North Carolina, USA - Oettingers - The Dependable Store. The leading store of the town with the slogan: " It pays to Deal at Oettinger s"

Background imageFrontage Collection: Bromley Workhouse, Kent

Bromley Workhouse, Kent

Background imageFrontage Collection: Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia

Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia. In 1882 the government decided to build a new central passenger station to replace the existing ad-hoc construction

Background imageFrontage Collection: Kings Cross Railway Station, London 1895

Kings Cross Railway Station, London 1895
Exterior of the Kings Cross Railway Station building, London. Date: 1895

Background imageFrontage Collection: Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

Duke of Yorks Theatre, London
Scene outside the Duke of Yorks Theatre, London. The theatre, designed by architect Walter Emden was opened on 10 September 1892 although it started life as the Trafalgar Square Theatre

Background imageFrontage Collection: London - Buckingham Palace showing the old front

London - Buckingham Palace showing the old front - view from Green Park. Date: circa 1903

Background imageFrontage Collection: Jeweller and Antique Silver Dealer - Arthur & Co

Jeweller and Antique Silver Dealer - Arthur & Co. 36 New Bond Street, London. Now Delvaux - a high end handbag shop, thankfully retaining many of the period frontage feature depicted here. Date: 1906

Background imageFrontage Collection: Hotel Russischer Hof - Grand Hotel de Russia - Berlin

Hotel Russischer Hof - Grand Hotel de Russia - Berlin
Night Scene at the Hotel Russischer Hof - Grand Hotel de Russia - Berlin - Georgenstrasse 21-22 Date: 1935

Background imageFrontage Collection: Brompton Fire Station, Trafalgar Square, Chelsea, London

Brompton Fire Station, Trafalgar Square, Chelsea, London (renamed Chelsea Square in the 1930s to avoid confusion with the new Trafalgar Square!). Date: 1913

Background imageFrontage Collection: Knightsbridge Antiques, 39/41 Brompton Road, London

Knightsbridge Antiques, 39/41 Brompton Road, London. The company traded at this address between 1948 and 1950. Date: circa 1948

Background imageFrontage Collection: Institution for Deaf and Blind, Stoke-on-Trent

Institution for Deaf and Blind, Stoke-on-Trent
Frontage of the North Staffordshire Institution for Deaf and Blind, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Date: circa 1905

Background imageFrontage Collection: John W Orviss shop - Beresford Street, Jersey, Channel Is

John W Orviss shop - Beresford Street, Jersey, Channel Is
John W Orviss shop - The corner of Beresford Street and Halkett Street, Jersey, Channel Islands. Date: 1905

Background imageFrontage Collection: Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c. 1890s

Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c. 1890s
Vintage 19th century photograph: the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c.1890s. The Fifth Avenue Hotel was a luxury hotel located at 200 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

Background imageFrontage Collection: Dulwich College

Dulwich College
View of the frontage of Dulwich College in 1790. Date: 1875

Background imageFrontage Collection: Working Boys Home Sheffield

Working Boys Home Sheffield
The frontage of Working Boys Home, Broomspring Lane, Sheffield

Background imageFrontage Collection: Victoria Railway Station, London 1904

Victoria Railway Station, London 1904
The new frontage of Victoria Station (L.B. & S. C. R.) Date: 1904

Background imageFrontage Collection: Brixton Orphanage for Fatherless Girls

Brixton Orphanage for Fatherless Girls
A view of the frontage of the Orphanage for Fatherless Girls, Barrington Road, Brixton. Date: Date unknown

Background imageFrontage Collection: Bridge Union Workhouse, Kent

Bridge Union Workhouse, Kent
A view of the frontage of the Bridge Union Workhouse, Kent. Date: early 1900s

Background imageFrontage Collection: Warkwickshire House, Bloomsbury, London

Warkwickshire House, Bloomsbury, London - Malet Street frontage. Used as a hostel for female staff bombed during WW2. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageFrontage Collection: On August 4th and 5th 1910 there was a big fire starting at central gallery

On August 4th and 5th 1910 there was a big fire starting at central gallery and quickly spreading destroying several pavilions that had to be replaced

Background imageFrontage Collection: Mr and Mrs Ball in front of their impressive Rose, Toronto

Mr and Mrs Ball in front of their impressive Rose, Toronto
Mr and Mrs Ball (and friend, or possibly Mrs Balls sister?) in front of their impressive Rose Bush outside the front of their home in Toronto, Canada. Date: 1925

Background imageFrontage Collection: Aubervilliers, France - The Post Office

Aubervilliers, France - The Post Office - opened in 1927. Date: circa 1930

Background imageFrontage Collection: A Housekeeper - West Central London Frontage

A Housekeeper - West Central London Frontage of a large Terraced house, possibly on a Grand Square, Row or Street. Date: circa 1904

Background imageFrontage Collection: Paris, France - L Eglise de la Madeleine - Nighttime view

Paris, France - L Eglise de la Madeleine - Nighttime view Date: 1936

Background imageFrontage Collection: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - The Schubert Theatre

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - The Schubert Theatre Date: 1900s

Background imageFrontage Collection: Town Hall - Reims, France

Town Hall - Reims, France. Date: 1890s

Background imageFrontage Collection: France - Chateau de Missy - The Courtyard

France - Chateau de Missy - The Courtyard
France - Noyers-Bocage (Calvados) - Chateau de Missy - The Courtyard. Destroyed during WW1. Date: circa 1905

Background imageFrontage Collection: Chateau d Equay, France - Main Facade

Chateau d Equay, France - Main Facade Date: circa 1905

Background imageFrontage Collection: Reading, Berkshire - William McIlroy Ltd - Oxford Road

Reading, Berkshire - William McIlroy Ltd - Oxford Road
Reading, Berkshire - William McIlroy Ltd at 6-34 Oxford Road - The store was opened in 1903, and was known as the Crystal Palace of Reading because of its 2000 feet of plate glass windows

Background imageFrontage Collection: Mile End Old Town Workhouse, East London

Mile End Old Town Workhouse, East London
Previously part of the Stepney Union, Mile End Old Town in East London became an independent Poor Law Hamlet in 1857. The following year, work began on its new workhouse located on Bancroft Road

Background imageFrontage Collection: Deacons Music Hall, Finsbury, London

Deacons Music Hall, Finsbury, London
Postcard with " A view of Deacons Music Hall which was demolished in 1891 for the making of Rosebery Avenue" in Finsbury

Background imageFrontage Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Tea House

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Tea House. As the caption states, " The tea of the Khans tastes better". Kokand was the capital of the of the Kokand Khanate. Date: circa 1909

Background imageFrontage Collection: Royal Albert Orphanage, Worcester

Royal Albert Orphanage, Worcester
The frontage of the Royal Albert Orphanage, Worcester. A man and woman, presumably the superintendent and matron, stand at the entrance. Date: early 1900s

Background imageFrontage Collection: Oldest Bank Building in America - Pennsylvania

Oldest Bank Building in America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - built in 1795 for the First Bank of the United States. Bought by Stephen Girard in 1815 and occupied by him until his death in 1831

Background imageFrontage Collection: Union Workhouse, New Forest, Hampshire

Union Workhouse, New Forest, Hampshire
The New Forest Union workhouse, designed by Sampson Kempthorne, was erected at Ashurst in 1836. This view shows the main frontage of the workhouse with its chapel just visible at the left

Background imageFrontage Collection: Dalys Theatre, London

Dalys Theatre, London. Colour photograph of the front of Dalys Theatre in the City of Westminster. It was located at 2 Cranbourn Street, just off Leicester Square

Background imageFrontage Collection: The Lord Mayor visits The Crown Theatre

The Lord Mayor visits The Crown Theatre
Postcard with the caption " Lord Mayor visits the Crown". The photograph shows The Lord Mayors coach standing outside the front of The Crown Theatre. The date is unfortunately not known

Background imageFrontage Collection: Distant Church

Distant Church - black & white view of part of frontage, carved Norman doorway Date: circa 1890s

Background imageFrontage Collection: The Empire Theatre, Leicester Square

The Empire Theatre, Leicester Square
Postcard showing the frontage of The Empire Theatre, Leicester Square. The year is unknown. Date: 1900s ?

Background imageFrontage Collection: Large shop in Cardenas, Cuba

Large shop in Cardenas, Cuba
Large shop, The 20th Century of Jose Finale, in Cardenas, Cuba, selling optical items, phonographs, prayer books, music books, etc. Date: circa 1910

Background imageFrontage Collection: Collins Music Hall in Islington

Collins Music Hall in Islington
Photograph of the frontage of Collins Music Hall in Islington, circa 1908. It was originally opened on 4th November 1863. The proprietor was Mr Sam Collins

Background imageFrontage Collection: Mainz, Germany - Kirschgarten (Cherry Garden)

Mainz, Germany - Kirschgarten (Cherry Garden). Date: circa 1930s

Background imageFrontage Collection: New County Court House, New York

New County Court House, New York
New County Court House (now the New York State Supreme Court Building), 60 Centre Street on Foley Square in the Civic Center district of Manhattan, New York, USA. Date: circa 1930



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