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Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1920. Associated with the 12th Lancers (Prince of Wales s). Wanted, smart and intelligent young men to join this distinguished regiment

Background imageGale Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1

British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1914 (c). Associated with Princess Louises Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Recruits wanted. Date: 1914

Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1930 (c). Associated with the Duke of Cambridges Own Middlesex Regiment. Date: 1930

Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period
Recruitment poster, Join the Lancashire Fusiliers, 1920 (c). Printed by Gale and Polden Ltd, 1920 (c). Includes photographs of Victoria Cross winners from the regiment. Date: 1920

Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1929 (c). Associated with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Vacancies exist in this famous regiment for smart

Background imageGale Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1

British Military Recruitment Poster, WW1
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1914 (c). Associated with the Essex Regiment. Recruits are wanted for this regiment, famous in war and sport. Date: 1914

Background imageGale Collection: Sweet gale or Dutch myrtle, Myrica gale

Sweet gale or Dutch myrtle, Myrica gale. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Richard Duppa from his The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany, Longman, Hurst

Background imageGale Collection: Cyclists & Windmills

Cyclists & Windmills
Three men cyclists admire the the two windmills at Outwood, Surrey, England. The left one was built in 1665 and still stands today. The right, built 1790, blew down in a gale 1960

Background imageGale Collection: Recruitment Poster - British Military

Recruitment Poster - British Military
THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, 57TH Regimental District - Headquarters, HOUNSLOW, 1900. Chromolithograph poster, printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1900

Background imageGale Collection: The tug Slavonia parting company with Dredger 13

The tug Slavonia parting company with Dredger 13
An episode of the recent winter storms: The tug Slavonia parting company with Dredger 13 in the trough of gigantic waves as an Atlantic hurricane snaps the powerful hawser like a strand of cotton

Background imageGale Collection: Advertisement for Crane petite boilers

Advertisement for Crane petite boilers -- male model (Tony Gale) extending his hand. 1959

Background imageGale Collection: An Attractive Idea for Gents Wear

An Attractive Idea for Gents Wear
Do you realise that the equinoctial gales will soon be blowing in upon us? If so, do not forget to buy one of the new patent adjustable, magnetic hat guards, for use with any style and size of hat

Background imageGale Collection: Molesey Lock, East Molesey, Surrey

Molesey Lock, East Molesey, Surrey Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: Information poster - British Military

Information poster - British Military
3rd (Prince of Wales) Dragoon Guards. Chromolithograph information poster published by Gale and Polden Ltd, 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageGale Collection: P&O Liner SS Delhi, 1911

P&O Liner SS Delhi, 1911
Photograph of the P&O liner SS Delhi at sea in 1911. Built in 1905 the Delhi was wrecked in a gale off Cape Spartel, Tangiers, in 1911

Background imageGale Collection: Steam Ship HMS Duncan, built by the Thames Iron Works

Steam Ship HMS Duncan, built by the Thames Iron Works, in a gale - Empire Series postcard

Background imageGale Collection: The Banqueting Hall of Dover Castle, Kent

The Banqueting Hall of Dover Castle, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: HMS Pembroke, Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham Dockyard, Kent

HMS Pembroke, Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham Dockyard, Kent Date: circa 1900s

Background imageGale Collection: Norman Chapel in the Keep, Dover Castle, Kent

Norman Chapel in the Keep, Dover Castle, Kent Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGale Collection: Main entrance to the Keep, Dover Castle, Kent

Main entrance to the Keep, Dover Castle, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: Dover Castle from Admiralty Pier, Kent

Dover Castle from Admiralty Pier, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: Dover Castle from the top of Hirst Tower, Kent

Dover Castle from the top of Hirst Tower, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: Dover Castle from Connaught Park, Kent

Dover Castle from Connaught Park, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGale Collection: Gales, mouth of Tyne

Gales, mouth of Tyne
Huge storms hitting the North pier at the mouth of the Tyne. Sea breaking over the wall in this Gale. Date: 1925

Background imageGale Collection: Mrs Braddyll

Mrs Braddyll
Portrait of Mrs Jane Braddyll. She was the daughter and sole heir of Matthias Gale of Catgill Hall, Cumberland. In 1776 she married her cousin, Wilson Gale (1755??1818) of Conishead Priory

Background imageGale Collection: George Gale Prize Old Ale

George Gale Prize Old Ale

Background imageGale Collection: Diagram of the original design for the Great Wheel. Columbian Exposition's tallest attraction

Diagram of the original design for the Great Wheel. Columbian Exposition's tallest attraction, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr

Background imageGale Collection: Attraction at the Chicago's World's Fair, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr

Attraction at the Chicago's World's Fair, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. The ferris wheel named the Chicago Wheel, had thirty-six pendulum cars

Background imageGale Collection: CLIMBING IS DANGEROUS

CLIMBING IS DANGEROUS
Pressed against a sheer rockface, buffeted by a howling gale, a climber gains a vivid insight into the narrow gap betwixt life and death. Date: late 19th century

Background imageGale Collection: Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Background imageGale Collection: The Kings Service, Gale & Poldens Animated Pictures of Naval

The Kings Service, Gale & Poldens Animated Pictures of Naval and Military Life Afloat and Ashore. Showing at the Pier Pavilion Theatre, Lytham, for three nights only. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageGale Collection: Weather Report - Illustrated - Breezy

Weather Report - Illustrated - Breezy, A green-faced sickly-looking Gent seated by a ships rail is less than happy at the attentions of a rosy-cheeked rotund fellow passenger whos breezy countenance

Background imageGale Collection: Indian almond, Terminalia catappa

Indian almond, Terminalia catappa
Indian almond or Malabar almond, Terminalia catappa, Terminalia del Malabar. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageGale Collection: Sweet gale moth, scarce dagger and knot grass moth

Sweet gale moth, scarce dagger and knot grass moth
Sweet gale moth, Acronicta euphorbiae 1-5, scarce dagger, Acronicta auricoma 6, and knot grass moth, Acronicta rumicis 7-9

Background imageGale Collection: Wormwood moth, alder moth and Cucullia tanaceti

Wormwood moth, alder moth and Cucullia tanaceti
Wormwood moth, Cucullia absinthii 1-3, alder moth, Acronicta alni 4-6, and Cucullia tanaceti 7. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock after Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die

Background imageGale Collection: Curtis British Entomology Plate 763

Curtis British Entomology Plate 763
Lepidoptera: Tortrix galiana = Aphelia viburnana (Sweet Gale Tortrix) [Plant: Myrica gale (Sweet Gale, Bog Myrtle)] Date: 1824-39

Background imageGale Collection: A scene in the Mersey on the termination of the late gale showing vessels outward bound

A scene in the Mersey on the termination of the late gale showing vessels outward bound. Date: 1861

Background imageGale Collection: BALAKLAVA, GALE

BALAKLAVA, GALE
Steamships and sailing vessels caught in a gale off Balaclava Date: 14 November 1854

Background imageGale Collection: Martello Tower 1876

Martello Tower 1876
MARTELLO TOWER The tower at Hastings destroyed by a gale. Date: 1876

Background imageGale Collection: Elderly couple brave strong winds, West Pier, St Ives

Elderly couple brave strong winds, West Pier, St Ives
An elderly couple brave strong winds on the West Pier of St Ives harbour, Cornwall, England. Black clouds loom and the old lady holds on to her hat

Background imageGale Collection: WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges

WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges
Distinctive Badges of Rank of Officers in the Army, showing corresponding ranks in Royal Navy, Army, & Royal Air Force. Colour lithograph published by Gale and Polden Limited, Aldershot

Background imageGale Collection: Recruitment poster, The York and Lancaster Regiment

Recruitment poster, The York and Lancaster Regiment
Recruitment poster, 65TH 84TH THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT. Colour photolithograph published by Gale and Polden Limited, 1946, and York and Lancaster Regimental Museum, 1985

Background imageGale Collection: The Yacht Eira in the Arctic, 1881

The Yacht Eira in the Arctic, 1881
Engraving showing the yacht Eira, used by Benjamin Leigh Smith, to explore the Arctic region around Franz Joseph Land and the ocean North of Russia, 1881-1882

Background imageGale Collection: People struggling against March winds

People struggling against March winds
Victorian ladies and gentlemen struggle against March winds, with hats blown off, umbrellas blown inside out, and skirts blown up. Date: 1859

Background imageGale Collection: The Gale off the Port of Balaklava. 14 Nov 1854

The Gale off the Port of Balaklava. 14 Nov 1854. Coloured tinted lithograph by R Carrick, 1855. One of 40 lithographs from The Seat of War in the East - First Series after William Simpson

Background imageGale Collection: Mr Gales Balloon crossing Vauxhall Bridge, London

Mr Gales Balloon crossing Vauxhall Bridge, London
Mr Gales Balloon on its flight from the London gasworks to Cremorne Gardens, Chelsea, seen here crossing Vauxhall Bridge. 1847

Background imageGale Collection: Train in Bad Weather

Train in Bad Weather
Fallen branches halt a train, and a telegraph pole leans dangerously, during a severe gale. Date: 1884



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