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Guineas Collection

Background imageGuineas Collection: Black Dyke Mills Band

Black Dyke Mills Band
Representatives from the Black Dyke Mills Band proudly showing off their National Championship, Crystal Palace, 1000 Guinea Trophy won on 29th September 1928. Their conductor was William Halliwell

Background imageGuineas Collection: The Celebrated Yacht America

The Celebrated Yacht America

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advert, The Atco Motor Lawn Mower

Advert, The Atco Motor Lawn Mower, Chas H Pugh Ltd, Birmingham Date: 1927

Background imageGuineas Collection: Charles Wood, jockey 1899

Charles Wood, jockey 1899
C Wood, jockey, riding Galtee More, winner of the Derby Two Thousand Guineas and the St Leger in 1877 Date: 1899

Background imageGuineas Collection: Garden Path winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket

Garden Path winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket
Garden Path, a brown filly belonging to Lord Derby and ridden by Harry Wragg, pictured winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket against Major David Wills Blue Peter colt

Background imageGuineas Collection: Poster advertising the Orient Line

Poster advertising the Orient Line
Poster advertising Orient Line cruises to Norway, 13 days from 20 guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advert for Chappell Pianos, London

Advert for Chappell Pianos, London
Advert for Chappell Pianos, New Bond Street, London Date: 1907

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advert, HMV television with Emiscope tube

Advert, HMV television with Emiscope tube
Advert, HMV Television with Emiscope tube Date: 1952

Background imageGuineas Collection: Knitted Golf club covers, suits for women. Captioned, For Golfers. With description

Knitted Golf club covers, suits for women. Captioned, For Golfers. With description
Knitted Golf club covers, suits for women. Captioned, For Golfers.... With description, The attractive little knitted caps to keep your golf sticks clean

Background imageGuineas Collection: Shop window display, West End of London

Shop window display, West End of London
A surreal window display in a mens outfitters in Londons West End. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageGuineas Collection: Handbill, Grand Match of Cricket Epsom Downs, Surrey

Handbill, Grand Match of Cricket Epsom Downs, Surrey
Handbill, Grand Match of Cricket, Epsom Downs, Kent versus Surrey. 1820

Background imageGuineas Collection: Page of Victorian adverts 1895

Page of Victorian adverts 1895
A variety of advertisements in The Illustrated Sporting Dramatic News dated December 1895. Date: December 1895

Background imageGuineas Collection: HOSPITAL SATURDAY

HOSPITAL SATURDAY
In the streets of London passers-by contribute to Hospital Saturday, putting their guineas in the collection box. Date: 1874

Background imageGuineas Collection: Old man in shabby suit

Old man in shabby suit
An old man in a shabby suit leans (perhaps unwittingly) against an advertisement for Burton tailoring: Let Burton Dress You

Background imageGuineas Collection: Raymond Radio 1947

Raymond Radio 1947
English RAYMOND F.17 radio receiver, 5 valves price 15 guineas (plus tax)

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advertisement for Atlantis cruise to northern capitals

Advertisement for Atlantis cruise to northern capitals
Advertisement for a 12-day cruise on the Atlantis to northern capitals, Royal Mail Lines. Scheduled for after the Coronation when things might be feeling a little flat. 1937

Background imageGuineas Collection: The Two thousand guineas winner: Bahram

The Two thousand guineas winner: Bahram
The Two Thousand Guineas winner: the Aga Khans horse Bahram, being ridden by Fred Fox at Newmarket, 1935. Racing tipster Ras Prince Monolulu can be seen in the background. Date: 1935

Background imageGuineas Collection: London Trade Card - Thomas Sandby, artist

London Trade Card - Thomas Sandby, artist
London Trade Card - Thomas Paul Sandby (1753-1832), artist (son of Thomas Sandby), St Georges Row, Oxford Street, offering drawing lessons

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advertisement, Moores Orbi-Cycle Tricycle

Advertisement, Moores Orbi-Cycle Tricycle
Advertisement, Moores Tricycle & Bicycle Showrooms, Kennington, London -- The Orbi-Cycle Tricycle. 1880s

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advertisement for Fenwick tailoring

Advertisement for Fenwick tailoring
Advertisement for Fenwick ladies tailoring department, , with a silhouette of tailors at work by H.L. Oakley. Tailor gowns to order, twelve and a half guineas (just over thirteen pounds)

Background imageGuineas Collection: Gainsborough wins the 2000 Guineas

Gainsborough wins the 2000 Guineas
The British bred, thoroughbred racehorse Gainsborough, owned by Lady James Douglas won the English Triple Crown in 1918. This article celebrates the 2000 Guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Petite woman in a summer dress from Selfridge s

Petite woman in a summer dress from Selfridge s
A petite woman in a summer dress from Selfridges Salon for Petites department. It is in ivory with navy blue spots, and is ideal for Ascot. The price is 18 guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Harrods advertisement for jumper suits

Harrods advertisement for jumper suits
A Harrods advertisement for jumper suits in artificial silk milanese. The jumper has a check design, and the skirt is pleated. Only six guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: A Coronation Festivity: a ball in aid of a hospital

A Coronation Festivity: a ball in aid of a hospital
The Prince and Princess of Teck and the ladies who are patronesses of the function, a fancy dress ball at the Savoy Hotel in aid of the Prince Francis of Teck Memorial Fund of the Middlesex Hospital

Background imageGuineas Collection: Camballo, Winner of the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes

Camballo, Winner of the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes
Side view of animal standing, portrait of horse, winner of important race

Background imageGuineas Collection: A moleskin coat, 1926

A moleskin coat, 1926
Illustration showing a moleskin coat design, 1926. The coat was 45 inches long and was available at The City Fur Store, for a reduced price of 25 guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Advertisement for Corona Typewriter, DS Butler Ltd, Derby

Advertisement for Corona Typewriter, DS Butler Ltd, Derby
Advertisement for Corona, The Queen of Portable Typewriters, Price Twelve Guineas, from sole local agent DS Butler Ltd, 37-39 London Road, Derby

Background imageGuineas Collection: Orion Vacuum Cleaner

Orion Vacuum Cleaner
The ORION takes the leaning out of cleaning - has no revolving brush to wear away the surface by friction - and it costs only Nine Guineas !

Background imageGuineas Collection: Dancing at the Kit-Kat

Dancing at the Kit-Kat
Dancers and diners at the Kit- Kat Club in the Haymarket, London : membership costs you seven guineas - equivalent to several hundred pounds today

Background imageGuineas Collection: GOLF SUIT

GOLF SUIT
The GOLF SUIT is indispensable wear for the keen player - this all-wool hand-woven Kerry homespun jacket and knickers will set you back a mere five guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Watching TV 1930S

Watching TV 1930S
The cover of Marconis catalogue shows a family huddled close round their set, which has a picture size of 10" x8" (25x20cm) : prices range from 29 to 200 guineas

Background imageGuineas Collection: Motorways Coach - 1

Motorways Coach - 1
See Europe from an Armchair - interior of a Motorways pullman saloon, looking forward and aft. The 16-day Scandinavian tour cost 80 guineas including hotels


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