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Grounds Collection

Background imageGrounds Collection: Aerial view of University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Aerial view of University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Aerial view of the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA, with the sports field and spectators clearly visible on the right. Date: 1939

Background imageGrounds Collection: Carbolic Smoke Ball / 1893

Carbolic Smoke Ball / 1893
Advertisement for The Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. which claimed to offer a cure for a wide variety of ailments. This led to a court case on grounds of deception & a landmark ruling

Background imageGrounds Collection: Pitt Stadium, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Pitt Stadium, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Aerial view of the Pitt Stadium, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, full of spectators, with a football game taking place. Date: 1935

Background imageGrounds Collection: Edward Vii / Grouse Moor

Edward Vii / Grouse Moor
EDWARD VII Grouse moor at Balmoral - one of his favourite hunting grounds

Background imageGrounds Collection: Pembroke College 1675

Pembroke College 1675
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, gardens & grounds & the bell tower. One of 39 engravings made of Oxford Colleges by Loggan

Background imageGrounds Collection: Wadham College C17Th

Wadham College C17Th
Illustration of the grounds of Wadham College

Background imageGrounds Collection: Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Buildings and grounds of the Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, opened in 1871 as the Cheshire County Lunatic Asylum. At various times, the site was also known as Upton Mental Hospital and Deva Hospital

Background imageGrounds Collection: The Toast by William Heath Robinson

The Toast by William Heath Robinson
A charming and detailed scene showing a large extended family, or possibly group of villagers drinking a toast around a large table groaning with delicious fruit pies, turkey, jelly, soup

Background imageGrounds Collection: Shibe Park c. 1908

Shibe Park c. 1908
Shibe Park Baseball Grounds, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America c.1908

Background imageGrounds Collection: Clifton College, Bristol, 1867

Clifton College, Bristol, 1867
Engraving showing a game of cricket in the grounds of Clifton College, near Bristol, with the Guthrie Memorial Chapel on right, 1867

Background imageGrounds Collection: C. Palace Colour Photo

C. Palace Colour Photo
The Crystal Palace and grounds, looking from the south east

Background imageGrounds Collection: King George VI and Clement Attlee, Buckingham Palace, 1945

King George VI and Clement Attlee, Buckingham Palace, 1945
Photograph of King George VI (1895-1952) and Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (1883-1967) in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, 1945

Background imageGrounds Collection: Flying for the Summer Week-end by C. E. Turner

Flying for the Summer Week-end by C. E. Turner
Illustration from 1928 by C.E. Turner reflecting the growing rise of civilian flying in the 1920s. The caption reads, ...only last month there was a house-party at which the ten guests

Background imageGrounds Collection: Chatsworth House C18Th

Chatsworth House C18Th
Chatsworth House & its extensive, landscaped grounds in the middle of the 18th century. Avenues of trees, walled gardens, waterworks & fountain are depicted

Background imageGrounds Collection: Tennis / Mixed Doubles

Tennis / Mixed Doubles
Mixed doubles in the grounds of a stately home

Background imageGrounds Collection: Entrance to Castle grounds, Dudley, West Midlands

Entrance to Castle grounds, Dudley, West Midlands, with a statue of William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, on the right. Date: 1905

Background imageGrounds Collection: Mens Pavilion & Recreation Grounds, Bournville, Birmingham

Mens Pavilion & Recreation Grounds, Bournville, Birmingham, England - part of the model community set up around the Cadburys Cocoa Factory. Cricket being played at the Cadbury Sports Club. Date: 1910

Background imageGrounds Collection: Walpole / Strawberry Hill

Walpole / Strawberry Hill
HORACE (HORATIO) WALPOLE FOURTH EARL OF OXFORD Grounds of Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham, home of the English gothic novelist and man of letters Date: 1717 - 1797

Background imageGrounds Collection: Lowestoft, Suffolk, Herring Drifters off the Fishing Grounds

Lowestoft, Suffolk, Herring Drifters off the Fishing Grounds Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGrounds Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Stowmarket

Balloon event, Charles Green, Stowmarket
Charles Green ballooning poster, advertising his 413rd ascent, from the Vicarage Grounds, Stowmarket in his Royal Victoria Balloon

Background imageGrounds Collection: First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle

First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle
The first airmail letter ever to be delivered is handed to the Postmaster of Windsor, to whom it is addressed, on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle

Background imageGrounds Collection: Goddess Kali

Goddess Kali
The Goddess Kali, the malevolent aspect of Shivas wife Parvati. she wears a necklace of 50 human skulls & frequents cremation grounds

Background imageGrounds Collection: Lulworth Castle

Lulworth Castle
The front of Lulworth Castle, with people strolling in the grounds and a groom leading horses

Background imageGrounds Collection: Clare College 1690

Clare College 1690
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, the Deans lodgings, the kitchen & tree- lined walks & grounds

Background imageGrounds Collection: Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire

Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire
View of Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, at Digswell, Hertfordshire, with a host of golden daffodils in the foreground. The house was built in the 17th century

Background imageGrounds Collection: Airmail postcards at Gamages, London

Airmail postcards at Gamages, London
People at Gamages in Holborn, Central London, addressing postcards and posting them in the special London Aerial Postbox, in time for the first aerial mail service from Hendon to Windsor

Background imageGrounds Collection: Sussex Archaeological Society Meeting at Amberley Castle, 18

Sussex Archaeological Society Meeting at Amberley Castle, 18
Engraving showing the meeting of the Sussex Archaeological Society, in the grounds of Amberley Castle, West Sussex, 1865

Background imageGrounds Collection: Pheasant (Rankin)

Pheasant (Rankin)
Pheasants feed safely in the grounds of a Scottish castle until 1 October, when the inhabitants will come out and kill them. (Phasianus colchicus)

Background imageGrounds Collection: King George VI and Clement Attlee, at Buckingham Palace, 194

King George VI and Clement Attlee, at Buckingham Palace, 194
Photograph of King George VI (1895-1952) and Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (1883-1967) in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, 1945

Background imageGrounds Collection: Leech Cartoon Dinosaurs

Leech Cartoon Dinosaurs
The figures of prehistoric animals in the Palace grounds, created by Waterhouse Hawkins, are sufficiently realistic to frighten children

Background imageGrounds Collection: Dinosaur Models 1930S

Dinosaur Models 1930S
Dinosaur models in the grounds of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham (London) created by Waterhouse Hawkins

Background imageGrounds Collection: Archery Meeting 1822

Archery Meeting 1822
The Meeting of the Royal British Bowmen in the Grounds of Erddig (Erthig) Park, Denbighshire, Wales - the seat of Simon Yorke Esq

Background imageGrounds Collection: Boscobel House

Boscobel House
In the grounds of Boscobel House, now in Shropshire, Prince Charles (subsequently Charles II) hid after the battle of Worcester : th hiding-place is preserved

Background imageGrounds Collection: Social occasion at Colney Hatch Asylum, Middlesex

Social occasion at Colney Hatch Asylum, Middlesex
A social event, occasion unknown, in the grounds of the Middlesex County Lunatic Asylum at Colney Hatch, near Friern Barnet, Middlesex

Background imageGrounds Collection: Arthurs Seat Hotel, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa

Arthurs Seat Hotel, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa
Arthurs Seat Hotel and Grounds, Sea Point, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. Date: circa 1930

Background imageGrounds Collection: Yarrow Home for Convalescent Children, Broadstairs, Kent

Yarrow Home for Convalescent Children, Broadstairs, Kent
Staff and children in the grounds of the Yarrow Home for Convalescent Children at Broadstairs. Date: circa 1907

Background imageGrounds Collection: OUDS: The Tempest at Worcester College, 1949

OUDS: The Tempest at Worcester College, 1949
A midsummer diversion in an Oxford garden: the Oxford University Drama Societys production of Shakespeares The Tempest in the grounds of Worcester College, 1949

Background imageGrounds Collection: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Tsarevitch, Grand Duchess Tatian

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Tsarevitch, Grand Duchess Tatian
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia pictured with two of his children, the Grand Duchess Tatiana and Alexei, the Tsarevitch, building a fortification from snow in the grounds of the Imperial Palace at

Background imageGrounds Collection: The Cedars of Lebanon, by Edward Lear

The Cedars of Lebanon, by Edward Lear (1812-1888). The first version was painted in 1861; this is a later version, commissioned by Charles Roundell MP

Background imageGrounds Collection: Winston Churchill posing in the garden of the White House

Winston Churchill posing in the garden of the White House
Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, posing hte the grounds of the White House, Washington, dressed in his siren suit. Churchill was in the USA for a meeting with Franklin D

Background imageGrounds Collection: Highclere Castle 1889

Highclere Castle 1889
The park at Highclere Castle, England. Date: 1889

Background imageGrounds Collection: Glenfinnan Church Bell

Glenfinnan Church Bell
Church bell in the grounds of Glenfinnan Church, Inverness- shire, Scotland. It was originally intended for the church tower, but it proved to be too heavy! Date: 1930s

Background imageGrounds Collection: Bellahill House, Carrickfergus

Bellahill House, Carrickfergus - a distant view of a large mansion, taken from the grounds. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Carrickfergus). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageGrounds Collection: New grounds of the London Athletic Club at Stamford Bridge

New grounds of the London Athletic Club at Stamford Bridge, Fulham in London. Date: 1877

Background imageGrounds Collection: Empire Exhibition at Glasgow

Empire Exhibition at Glasgow
A bird s-eye view of the buildings and grounds comprising Bellahouston Park, at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow

Background imageGrounds Collection: Guildford, Surrey - Various places of note

Guildford, Surrey - Various places of note
Guildford, Surrey - The Castle Gateway, the Castle grounds, the High Street, the silent pool and the River Wey. Date: 1936

Background imageGrounds Collection: Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor with the airmail

Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor with the airmail
The aviator Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor from Hendon on the very first airmail flight. The first aerial mail service took place on 9 September 1911 from Hendon Aerodrome to Windsor



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