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Hackney Collection

Background imageHackney Collection: London Routemaster Bus

London Routemaster Bus
A no.6 Routemaster bus for Hackney Wick passing along Oxford Street. Date: Late 1960s

Background imageHackney Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney

LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney
Built in 1895, station B27, Shoreditch fire station, was located at 140 Tabernacle Street, near Old Street. The stations pump

Background imageHackney 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 imageHackney Collection: Hackney Empire, Hackney, East London

Hackney Empire, Hackney, East London. Date: circa 1908

Background imageHackney Collection: In the Stalls at the Empire Theatre, 1894

In the Stalls at the Empire Theatre, 1894
Engraving showing three theatre-goers heading for their seats, in the stalls, at the Empire Theatre, 1894. All these people are depicted wearing formal, evening attire for their trip to the theatre

Background imageHackney Collection: S Dixon & Co seed catalogue

S Dixon & Co seed catalogue
The colourful front cover of thes Dixon & Co seed catalogue, offering choice seeds for the flower and kitchen garden

Background imageHackney Collection: LCC-MFB Hackney fire station, E9

LCC-MFB Hackney fire station, E9
Built by the Metropolitan Board of Works (the forerunner of the London County Council) for the MFB, Hackney fire station was located at 2-2A Bodney Road, East London

Background imageHackney Collection: Ascent of Mrs. Graham and the Royal Victoria Balloon

Ascent of Mrs. Graham and the Royal Victoria Balloon accompanied by Mrs. W. H. Adams and Miss Dean, Mermaid Tea Gardens, Hackney

Background imageHackney Collection: LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney

LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney
A major fire destroyed over 50% of the school roof and a quarter of the first floor classrooms at the Hackney Downs School in East London

Background imageHackney Collection: LFB turntable ladders in use at Hackney fire

LFB turntable ladders in use at Hackney fire
Firefighters in action at Messrs Woolf, a furniture store in Hackney, East London

Background imageHackney Collection: Hackney Homes Band and Soldiers at Budworth Hall, Ongar, Ess

Hackney Homes Band and Soldiers at Budworth Hall, Ongar, Ess
Soldiers at Budworth Hall military hospital on Chipping Ongar High Street are joined by the boys band from the nearby Hackney Union cottage homes

Background imageHackney Collection: Hackney Coach / 1807

Hackney Coach / 1807
A Hackney coach stops at a liquor store for the horse team to receive refreshment

Background imageHackney Collection: A Fish Auction in Columbia Market

A Fish Auction in Columbia Market
In 1869 Baroness Burdett-Coutts paid for the building of the great Columbia Market (for fish) between Hackney and Bethnal Green Roads on the site of Nova Scotia Gardens

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Alexandra PH, South Hackney, London

Photograph of Alexandra PH, South Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent

Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent from the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney, London. 14 May 1832

Background imageHackney Collection: London rush hour, people at a bus stop

London rush hour, people at a bus stop
Passengers wait to board London Transport buses during rush hour. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageHackney Collection: Hackney Furnishing Co. Ltd. - West End Premises

Hackney Furnishing Co. Ltd. - West End Premises - Corner of Oxford Street and Great Chapel Street. Pioneers of cut-price furnishings. Building designed by Philip E Pilditch. Date: circa 1908

Background imageHackney Collection: London at night, cabbies waiting for passengers, early 1900s

London at night, cabbies waiting for passengers, early 1900s

Background imageHackney Collection: 1840s Victorian Map Of Greater London Vintage

1840s Victorian Map Of Greater London Vintage
1840s, Victorian, Map, of, Greater, London, Vintage, Lantern, Slide, Richmond, Wimbledon, Lewisham, River, Thames, Barking, West, Ham, Hackney, Walthamstow, Kentish, Town, Isle, Dogs, Westminster

Background imageHackney Collection: Roof Garden, German Hospital, Hackney, East London

Roof Garden, German Hospital, Hackney, East London
Roof Garden for convalescent patients, the German Hospital, Hackney, East London Date: 1936

Background imageHackney Collection: Little girl demonstrating for nursery places, Hackney

Little girl demonstrating for nursery places, Hackney
Little girl with a placard, demonstrating for more nursery places, Hackney, London, 22 May 1978. Date: 1978

Background imageHackney Collection: Victoria Park, Water Fountain

Victoria Park, Water Fountain
The extremely ornate Victoria drinking fountain in Victoria Park, gifted by Angela Burdett Coutts and opened in the summer of 1862. Date: 1862

Background imageHackney Collection: Late 19th century photograph: Ekka, single horse carriage, hackney, India

Late 19th century photograph: Ekka, single horse carriage, hackney, India

Background imageHackney Collection: 19th century vintage photograph: horse and cart, passenger carriage, hackney

19th century vintage photograph: horse and cart, passenger carriage, hackney, southern Italy, c.1890

Background imageHackney Collection: Donegall Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c. 1890

Donegall Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c. 1890
Donegall Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c.1890

Background imageHackney Collection: High Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c. 1890

High Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c. 1890
High Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, c.1890

Background imageHackney Collection: Statue and hackney carriage, Peru

Statue and hackney carriage, Peru
Vintage 19th century photograph: statue and hackney carriage, Peru

Background imageHackney Collection: Bank buildings, Singapore city, c. 1880 s

Bank buildings, Singapore city, c. 1880 s
Bank buildings, Singapore city, c.1880 s

Background imageHackney Collection: c. 1880s Italy Genoa Genova - theatre Carlo Felice

c. 1880s Italy Genoa Genova - theatre Carlo Felice
c.1880s Italy Genoa Genova - theatre Carlo Felice

Background imageHackney Collection: Street Life London 1878 - London Cabmen

Street Life London 1878 - London Cabmen
John Thomson Street Life London 1878 - London Cabmen

Background imageHackney Collection: Chowringhee Road Calcutta (Kolkata), India, c. 1880 s

Chowringhee Road Calcutta (Kolkata), India, c. 1880 s
Chowringhee Road (Jawaharlal Nehru Road) Calcutta (Kolkata), India, c.1880s Hackney carriages in the foreground, with ships at anchor in the background

Background imageHackney Collection: Place des Consuls, Alexandria, Egypt, c. 1880 s

Place des Consuls, Alexandria, Egypt, c. 1880 s
Place des Consuls, Alexandria, Egypt, c.1880 s

Background imageHackney Collection: Town hall, Manchester, hackney carriages and horses

Town hall, Manchester, hackney carriages and horses
Vintage 19th century photograph: town hall, Mnachester, hackney carriages and horses

Background imageHackney Collection: Briggate, street in Leeds, horse drawn trams

Briggate, street in Leeds, horse drawn trams
Vintage 19th century photograph: Briggate, street in Leeds, horse drawn trams, hackney carriages

Background imageHackney Collection: A pony carriage, hackney, India

A pony carriage, hackney, India
19th century vintage photograph: A pony carriage, hackney, India

Background imageHackney Collection: Paris Bourse, France c. 1890s with hackney carriages

Paris Bourse, France c. 1890s with hackney carriages
Paris Bourse, France c.1890s with hackney carriages - stock exchange

Background imageHackney Collection: c. 1880s Italy - harbour scene, hackney carriages - Naples

c. 1880s Italy - harbour scene, hackney carriages - Naples
c.1880s Italy - harbour scene with hackney carriages and horse waiting for a ship - probably Naples or area

Background imageHackney Collection: c. 1880s India - dock of Apollo Bunder - Bombay Mumbai

c. 1880s India - dock of Apollo Bunder - Bombay Mumbai
c.1880s India - dock of Apollo Bunder - hackney carriages Bombay Mumbai

Background imageHackney Collection: Road to the pyramids, Cairo, Egypt, horse & hackney carriage

Road to the pyramids, Cairo, Egypt, horse & hackney carriage
Vintage 19th century photograph: Road to the pyramids, Cairo, Egypt, horse and hackney carriage

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Three Compasses PH, Hackney, London

Photograph of Three Compasses PH, Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Temple Street Tap PH, Hackney, London

Photograph of Temple Street Tap PH, Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Suffolk Arms, Hackney, London

Photograph of Suffolk Arms, Hackney, 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 imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Star of the East PH, Hackney, London

Photograph of Star of the East PH, Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Spurstowe Arms, Hackney, London

Photograph of Spurstowe Arms, Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Railway Tavern, Hackney (Old), London

Photograph of Railway Tavern, Hackney (Old), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Railway Tavern, Hackney (New), London

Photograph of Railway Tavern, Hackney (New), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Prince Alfred PH, Hackney, London

Photograph of Prince Alfred PH, Hackney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageHackney Collection: Photograph of Perseverance PH, Hackney Wick, London

Photograph of Perseverance PH, Hackney Wick, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub



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