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Background imageGrows Collection: Alice Grows in House

Alice Grows in House
ALICE SHRINKS AND STRETCHES Alice grows too big for the house

Background imageGrows Collection: I m going to be a prison warder Emily

I m going to be a prison warder Emily.. I m going to be a prison warder Emily. What are you going to be when yer grows up? asks the boy of a girl. Me - why a Miss Gawthorpe if mother lets me

Background imageGrows Collection: Jesus Grows up in Egypt

Jesus Grows up in Egypt
Mary, Joseph and the boy Jesus in Egypt

Background imageGrows Collection: Lipton's Tea Advertisement

Lipton's Tea Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Lipton Ltd, promoting Lipton's Tea, If you want the best tea, go to the firm that grows it

Background imageGrows Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The Sun is Out

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The Sun is Out
The verse on the card contains the lines Coupon trouble grows - shes naught to dry - but pegs. Clothes rationing began in June 1941 and did not end until 1949

Background imageGrows Collection: The Bystander - keeps pace with the times

The Bystander - keeps pace with the times
What we may soon see if the present shortage of paper grows even more insistent. Date: 1917

Background imageGrows Collection: Where The Grass Grows Green by Harry Clifton

Where The Grass Grows Green by Harry Clifton
Promotional music sheet for Where the Grass Grows Green song by Harry Clifton, circa 1860s. A man looks wistfully out at the emerald-coloured sea thinking of Erin in Ireland. Date: circa 1860s

Background imageGrows Collection: Firemens Farm in the Heart of the City WWII

Firemens Farm in the Heart of the City WWII
In the centre of London near St. Giles Cripplegate, firefighter members of the N.F.S. which station was damaged in the air raids in 1940 attend a large plot, consisting of vegetable

Background imageGrows Collection: Bamboo and its uses in China 1867

Bamboo and its uses in China 1867
Bamboo grow wild very quickly in China because of it warm climate, often rises to the height of sixty or eighty feet with a hollow stem, or even three to four inches in one day

Background imageGrows Collection: MAN TURNS INTO TREE

MAN TURNS INTO TREE
A man turns into a cypress tree

Background imageGrows Collection: WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet

WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet
Mightier Yet! Britains Mechanised Army grows stronger every day. Recruitment poster produced by HMSO, printed by Greycaine Limited, showing Vickers Mark 2 medium tanks. Date: 1940

Background imageGrows Collection: Brazilian Porcupine

Brazilian Porcupine
histrix prehensilis It preys by night and sleeps in the day. It makes a noise like the grunting of a Swine, and grows very fat

Background imageGrows Collection: Rice on the Plant

Rice on the Plant
A detailed engraving of rice showing how it grows on the plant. Date: 19th century

Background imageGrows Collection: Traditional Roles

Traditional Roles
One girl wants to be a suffragette when she grows up; the other wants to get married. Date: 1904

Background imageGrows Collection: Ladys - slipper Orchid - flowering wild - plants

Ladys - slipper Orchid - flowering wild - plants grows in clusters due to mostly vegetative reproduction - side of an abandoned road in Scots Pine forest (Cypripedium calceolus )

Background imageGrows Collection: Lady Slipper - flowering wild - plants

Lady Slipper - flowering wild - plants grows in clusters due to mostly vegetative reproduction - side of an abandoned road in Scots Pine forest (Cypripedium calceolus )

Background imageGrows Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Home Grown

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Home Grown
" Every pound you lend today will hasten victory on its way." A little girl and boy proudly water their window box vegetable patch - doing their bit to dig for victory during WW2

Background imageGrows Collection: The American war effort at home - WWI

The American war effort at home - WWI - the benefits of growing ones own food on a allotment, smallholding or in the garden and also the benfits of then bottling/canning fruit and veg

Background imageGrows Collection: How she grows

How she grows

Background imageGrows Collection: Jealous Boy

Jealous Boy
A jealous little boy, crying at nursery because his favourite girl is sitting in a cardboard box with his best friend... wait till he grows up! Date: 1960s

Background imageGrows Collection: How an egg grows

How an egg grows
Which comes first ? Your answer I beg : Is it the chicken ? Or is it the egg ? Date: circa 1880

Background imageGrows Collection: Alices Adventures Underground: Alice grows

Alices Adventures Underground: Alice grows
Alice after she has grown large in the house of the white rabbit. Hand drawn illustrations by Lewis Carroll from Alices Adventures Underground, his story that pre-dated Alices Adventures in Wonderland

Background imageGrows Collection: Russian Ladys Hair

Russian Ladys Hair
A Russian countrywoman grows her hair long, but keeps it under control by confining it within a long embroidered sheath (for want of a better word)

Background imageGrows Collection: Sacred Banyan

Sacred Banyan
The BANYAN, a species of fig- tree, is sacred to Hindus : the most renowned grows near Anuradhapura, ancient capital of Sir Lanka, where Gautama became the Buddha

Background imageGrows Collection: Truffle hunting

Truffle hunting
A man and boy accompanied by four small dogs, hunt for truffles in a forest. Truffles, a fungus that grows in symbiosis with certain trees, and a culinary delicacy

Background imageGrows Collection: Mahogany, Guatemala

Mahogany, Guatemala
Felling mahogany trees in Guatemala : the enormous demand for this hard furnishing wood leads, alas, to extensive deforestation for it re-grows slowly

Background imageGrows Collection: Inventions great and small: shaving in public

Inventions great and small: shaving in public
Amusing photograph of a man shaving in a train carriage captioned How to beguile the morning journey, or shaving in public; a sight which may become common if a recent automatic dry-shaving apparatus

Background imageGrows Collection: Soldiers in Petrograd

Soldiers in Petrograd
Soldiers at The Tauride Palace as the insurrection grows

Background imageGrows Collection: Girl in Dark Woods

Girl in Dark Woods
A small girl finds herself among the pines, while the day grows dark and the pixies, hobgoblins and brownies hide in the shadows

Background imageGrows Collection: Alchemy - Lunary

Alchemy - Lunary
The mysterious herb LUNARY grows on a mountains brim, exposed to sun by day, moon by night, thus acquiring great power : an essential item in every alchemists laboratory

Background imageGrows Collection: Lenormand - Alchemist

Lenormand - Alchemist
An alchemist grows a mysterious and doubtless magical plant, depicted on a fortune-tellers card

Background imageGrows Collection: Girl Pulls Puppys Ear

Girl Pulls Puppys Ear
A little girl pulls her puppys ear, and has spilt some black polish on the carpet - what kind of person will she be when she grows up?

Background imageGrows Collection: Walnut / Leaves / Branch &c

Walnut / Leaves / Branch &c
Showing the leaves and fruits of English and French walnuts as they appear at various times of the year plus two illustrations of the black mulberry

Background imageGrows Collection: Month / April

Month / April
L herbe croist et l arbre florit [the grass grows and the trees blossom]

Background imageGrows Collection: Bible Events / Ot / Solomon

Bible Events / Ot / Solomon
Solomons conduct deteriorates as he grows old


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