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Greenwich Collection

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Pk C1910

Greenwich Pk C1910
A view of Greenwich Park

Background imageGreenwich Collection: The Dolly Sisters, New York

The Dolly Sisters, New York
The Dolly Sisters in the Greenwich Village Follies, New York, 1924. Photograph by Alfred Cheney Johnston 1924

Background imageGreenwich Collection: The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent

The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent
Aerial view of The Hollies, the Greenwich & Deptford Unions cottage homes at Lamorbey, near Sidcup, Kent, opened in 1902 to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Cutty Sark in 1923

Cutty Sark in 1923
The famous tea clipper Cutty Sark in Surrey Docks. The iconic craft now housed in dry dock at Greenwich was severely damaged by a fire whilst under restoration on 21st May 2007

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Largest Gasometer in the World - East Greenwich, London

Largest Gasometer in the World - East Greenwich, London - built in 1888. Situated on the Greenwich peninsula, close to the site of the O2 Arena

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London

Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London
Greenwich Park, Greenwich, near Blackheath, County of London, England. Date: 1917

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Photograph of Royal George PH, Greenwich, London

Photograph of Royal George PH, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Ration Book July 1942

Ration Book July 1942
A Ministry of Food ration book issued in July 1942, to be returned if lost to the Greenwich food office

Background imageGreenwich Collection: London arms and seals

London arms and seals
The Arms and Common Seals of the Metropolitan Boroughs of London and of the City of London, with a block map showing their boundaries

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Stanstead Abbotts - The Bridge

Stanstead Abbotts - The Bridge
The village of Stanstead Abbott in Hertfordshire lies on the Greenwich Meridian. Date: 1907

Background imageGreenwich Collection: ASC Barracks, Grove Park, Lewisham

ASC Barracks, Grove Park, Lewisham
Entrance to the ASC (Army Service Corps) Barracks on Marvels Lane, Grove Park, Lewisham, south east London. Two officers and a large dog stand at the entrance

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Grove Park Hospital, Lewisham, south east London

Grove Park Hospital, Lewisham, south east London
Aerial view of the Grove Park Hospital, Marvels Lane, Lewisham, south east London. The buildings, designed by T & J Norman Dinwiddy, were erected in 1899-1902 as a workhouse for the Greenwich Union

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Apparition / Queens Hse

Apparition / Queens Hse
Figures photographed on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House, though photographer saw nothing; during normal opening hours of the Museum

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich / Isle of Dogs

Greenwich / Isle of Dogs
A view of Greenwich, Deptford and London from Flamstead Hill in Greenwich Park. The Isle of Dogs and windmills are on the right and St Pauls cathedral is in the centre

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Placentia

Greenwich Placentia
The palace of Placentia stood on the site of the later Naval College, but was demolished 1664 : it was the scene of many important events such as the birth of Elizabeth. Date: 16-17th centuries

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park
A fine view from Greenwich Park, London, with the National Maritime Museum in the foreground. The central building is the Queens House, Royal Naval College behind

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Observatory
Greenwich Royal Observatory, with its dome to the forefront of the postcard

Background imageGreenwich Collection: LFDCA-LFB Volvo dual purpose diesel pump ladder

LFDCA-LFB Volvo dual purpose diesel pump ladder
Pictured on Blackheath in SE London, the pump ladder from Greenwich fire station

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Clocks at Greenwich

Clocks at Greenwich
Left, Synchronome Free Pendulum at Greenwich Observatory, with right, the Slave Clock which performs its escapement function, accurate to 1/100th second

Background imageGreenwich Collection: The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase. In 1966

The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase. In 1966, a retired Canadian Reverend and his wife visited the Queens House, Greenwich, London

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Ghost on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House

Ghost on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House
Figure photographed on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House, though photographer saw nothing; during normal opening hours of the Museum - (a digitally restored version of image 10003710)

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Photograph of Pelton Arms, Greenwich, London

Photograph of Pelton Arms, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Deptford Dockyard

Deptford Dockyard
The naval dockyard at Deptford, with Greenwich in the distance. Our Picture Library is out of sight, to the right of the picture. Date: 1793

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Blitz in London -- Greenwich fire station, WW2

Blitz in London -- Greenwich fire station, WW2
Blitz in London -- Greenwich fire station, SE London, suffered extensive bomb damage during the early days of the bombing campaign

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Park and Royal Naval College, London

Greenwich Park and Royal Naval College, London
Watercolour sketch of Greenwich Park with the Royal Naval College in south east London and the River Thames in the distance, by Henrietta Grace Baden Powell (nee Smyth, 1824-1914), mother of Robert

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Sketch of Admiral Hardy PH, Greenwich, London

Sketch of Admiral Hardy PH, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Nothing for the Admiral Hardy

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Powis Street, Woolwich, Greenwich, London, England. Date: 1920

Powis Street, Woolwich, Greenwich, London, England. Date: 1920

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Highclere Castle Library

Highclere Castle Library
A corner of the library at Highclere Castle, showing the chimney piece from Greenwich Palace. Date: 1889

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Trafalgar Tavern

Trafalgar Tavern
The exterior of the Trafalgar Tavern, a popular pub beside the River Thames at Greenwich, London. Date: 1973

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich From Deptford

Greenwich From Deptford

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Cutty Sark, Greenwich

Cutty Sark, Greenwich
The Cutty Sark tea clipper, moored in Greenwich, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageGreenwich Collection: LCC-MFB horse drawn steamer at Greenwich

LCC-MFB horse drawn steamer at Greenwich
A horse drawn steamer and crew at Greenwich fire station, Bisset Street, SE London, during the latter years of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (it was renamed the London Fire Brigade in 1904)

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Observatory, south east London

Greenwich Observatory, south east London
Watercolour painting of Greenwich Observatory in south east London, viewed from the side with two children playing on the grass, by Henrietta Grace Baden Powell (nee Smyth, 1824-1914)

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Gipsy Moth Iv, Greenwich

Gipsy Moth Iv, Greenwich
Sir Francis Chichesters boat Gipsy Moth IV broke the world record for the fastest voyage around the world by a small vessel. Here greeted by crowds at Greenwich, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Thames Barge

Thames Barge
A coasting barge on the River Thames, London. In the background are a power station and Greenwich Hospital. Date: 1930s

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Hospital and the River Thames, London, 1900

Greenwich Hospital and the River Thames, London, 1900
Illustration showing the view across the River Thames, from the Isle of Dogs, looking towards the Greenwich Naval Hospital, London, 1900

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Cutty Sark Passes Cimba

Cutty Sark Passes Cimba
The tea clipper Cutty Sark under full sail passes the Cimba - th Cutty Sark wasa badly damaged whilst under restoration in dry dock in Greenwich on 21st May 2007

Background imageGreenwich Collection: LCC-MFB East Greenwich fire station, SE London

LCC-MFB East Greenwich fire station, SE London
Built by the London County Council in 1902, East Greenwich fire station still stands at 2 Tunnel Avenue SE10. The station was closed in 1985 when the new East Greenwich fire station was opened

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Royal Naval College

Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London. Established as Greenwich Hospital in 1694, Sir Christopher Wren planned the site and in the early 18th century

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Hotel Albert, New York

Hotel Albert, New York
Hotel Albert, University Place and 11th Street, New York City, America

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Union Cottage Homes, Sidcup, Kent

Greenwich Union Cottage Homes, Sidcup, Kent
Aerial view of The Hollies, the Greenwich & Deptford Union cottage homes at Lamorbey, near Sidcup, Kent, opened in 1902 to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Photograph of Bricklayers Arms, Greenwich, London

Photograph of Bricklayers Arms, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich Queens Hse

Greenwich Queens Hse
The Queens House seen from the Park. Date: circa 1870

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Royal Naval School

Royal Naval School
The Naval school at New Cross, before its removal to Greenwich

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Finishing of the manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable

Finishing of the manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable
Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph cable as the last inch of cable passes through the machinery of Messrs Glass and Elliott at Morden Whard, East Greenwich

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Greenwich / Magnetic Clock

Greenwich / Magnetic Clock
A young well-dressed couple admire the magnetic clock outside Greenwich Royal Observatory. Date: 19th Century

Background imageGreenwich Collection: London & Croydon Rly Col

London & Croydon Rly Col
The London and Croydon Railway near New Cross : you can see the Greenwich Line in the distance, but our Library is out of sight to your right

Background imageGreenwich Collection: Steam Fire Engine

Steam Fire Engine
Canterburys steam fire- engine, built be Messrs Merryweather & sons, of Greenwich



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