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Hazard Collection

Background imageHazard Collection: The Lost Ball - Heath Robinson Cartoon

The Lost Ball - Heath Robinson Cartoon
The Lost Ball. Golfers try in vain to retrieve a lost ball in a lake on a golf course. It appears that a passing fish has swallowed it!

Background imageHazard Collection: Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing

Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing. Poster promoting planned housing as a method to reduce fire hazards in cities. Date between 1936 and 1938

Background imageHazard Collection: The Lamplighter, Watchman and Link-boy

The Lamplighter, Watchman and Link-boy. London lamplighter with ladder and fuse lighting streetlamps 55, watchman in great coat with lantern and rattle 56

Background imageHazard Collection: Leslie Henson Golfing

Leslie Henson Golfing
Comedian Leslie Henson (1891-1957) posing on the golf course. At the time he was appearing in the farce It's A Boy! at the Strand Theatre. Date: 1931

Background imageHazard Collection: Cartoon: At Northward Ho!

Cartoon: At Northward Ho!
Cartoon by Laurie Tayler showing the challenges of playing an arctic round of golf. Date: circa 1924

Background imageHazard Collection: Porter in smog, Smithfield Market, London

Porter in smog, Smithfield Market, London
Porter pulling a loaded cart through the smog, Smithfield Market, London, December 1962. Air pollution of this kind was very hazardous to health. Date: 1962

Background imageHazard Collection: A workman smoothing the surface of the slate bed of a billiard table at a factory in

A workman smoothing the surface of the slate bed of a billiard table at a factory in Accrington, Lancashire, England. He wears a respirator mask to protect from the dust. Date: 1950s

Background imageHazard Collection: Submarine A3 - sunk at Spithead in collision with HMS Hazard

Submarine A3 - sunk at Spithead in collision with HMS Hazard
A-class Submarine HMS A3 - sunk at Spithead in collision with HMS Hazard with the loss of all 14 lives on 2nd February 1912 - The HMS Hazard

Background imageHazard Collection: WW2 poster, Flying Bomb or Doodlebug

WW2 poster, Flying Bomb or Doodlebug
WW2 Air Ministry poster, Flying Bomb or Doodlebug seen in cross-section. Date: 1944

Background imageHazard Collection: Umbrella Roundabout

Umbrella Roundabout
Children playing on an umbrella roundabout on Lindfield Common, Sussex, England

Background imageHazard Collection: HMS Hazard on River Thames, Tower Bridge

HMS Hazard on River Thames, Tower Bridge
HMS Hazard with submarine C15 and other vessels on the River Thames near Tower Bridge, for a naval review. Date: circa 1909

Background imageHazard Collection: HMS Hazard and submarine cleaning

HMS Hazard and submarine cleaning
HMS Hazard, British Dryad-class torpedo gunboat and the worlds first submarine depot ship. Seen here are crew members cleaning submarines 1 and 4 of the flotilla. Date: circa 1905

Background imageHazard Collection: HMS Hazard on Thames, Tower of London

HMS Hazard on Thames, Tower of London
HMS Hazard with two destroyers on the River Thames near the Tower of London. Date: circa 1909

Background imageHazard Collection: Falling To - and In by H. M. Bateman

Falling To - and In by H. M. Bateman
The Small Boy: Ma! Ma! Quick Ma! Come ere; babys eating all the plum-pudding mixture. Occupational hazard during Christmas food preparation in a busy family home, as imagined by H. M

Background imageHazard Collection: Music cover, Whoa ! Back-Pedal

Music cover, Whoa ! Back-Pedal ! - words by Worton David, music by Henry E Pether, sung by T E Dunville. Date: 1900

Background imageHazard Collection: Trafalgar Square Birds

Trafalgar Square Birds
Tourists in Trafalgar Square are virtually obscured by the sheer volume of pigeons around them. Date: 1950s

Background imageHazard Collection: Perry with Flag

Perry with Flag
OLIVER HAZARD PERRY United States naval commander Date: 1785 - 1819

Background imageHazard Collection: Oliver Hazard Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry
OLIVER HAZARD PERRY U.S. naval, notable for his victory over the British at the battle of Lake Erie Date: 1785 - 1819

Background imageHazard Collection: Wolseley Vintage Car, Deal, England

Wolseley Vintage Car, Deal, England
Wolseley Vintage Car, Deal, Kent, England. Possibly behind a long lost pub as there are what looks like beer crates stacked up behind the wall - I d hazard a guess at the Griffin Street area

Background imageHazard Collection: French Revolution. Le Jeu de Hazard (The Gambling)

French Revolution. Le Jeu de Hazard (The Gambling). Caricature alluding to the abolition of privileges of the nobility and clergy

Background imageHazard Collection: Tower Bridge open to allow ships through

Tower Bridge open to allow ships through, including HMS Hazard and submarine C15, for a naval review. circa 1909

Background imageHazard Collection: British staff car avoids shell hole

British staff car avoids shell hole
A British Staff Car veers to one side to avoid a large shell hole in the middle of the road on which they are hurrying. Narrowly avoiding ending up in the roadside ditch

Background imageHazard Collection: Fire uniform heat tests at Lambeth HQ

Fire uniform heat tests at Lambeth HQ
Demonstration of the Teled Noflam Protective Suit at Brigade HQ, 29 November 1965. The firefighter is retrieving a motor cycle tyre from a burning oil tray, in crouch position

Background imageHazard Collection: Ice and snow, enemies of the bomber, by G. H. Davis

Ice and snow, enemies of the bomber, by G. H. Davis
Ice and snow: the silent enemies of the bomber during the Second World War. Snow and ice formation has sometimes caused the abandonment of a raid

Background imageHazard Collection: British night bombers by G. H. Davis

British night bombers by G. H. Davis
British night bombers encounter flaming onions, as in the raid on Sylt -- a type of incendiary anti-aircraft shell used in the First World War, reintroduced by the Germans in the Second World War

Background imageHazard Collection: Cigarette butts in a tin

Cigarette butts in a tin

Background imageHazard Collection: Chemical exercise, Barkers car park, Kensington

Chemical exercise, Barkers car park, Kensington
Firefighters taking part in a chemical exercise in Barkers car park, Kensington, SW London

Background imageHazard Collection: LCC-LFB - Safety in the home, fire prevention campaign

LCC-LFB - Safety in the home, fire prevention campaign
A photograph from the Brigades fire prevention campaign. The hazards of drying cloths and teatowels over a lit gas cooker are highlighted, showing how this could lead to fires

Background imageHazard Collection: Fire uniform heat tests at Lambeth HQ

Fire uniform heat tests at Lambeth HQ
Demonstration of the Teled Noflam Protective Suit at Brigade HQ, 29 November 1965

Background imageHazard Collection: A fire damaged television set

A fire damaged television set
The aftermath of a fire in a television set at 98 Philbeach Gardens, London SW5

Background imageHazard Collection: Buffalo & Chicago steam packet empire state: M. Hazard, Comm

Buffalo & Chicago steam packet empire state: M. Hazard, Commander. Date between 1835 and 1856. Buffalo & Chicago steam packet empire state: M. Hazard, Commander. Date between 1835 and 1856

Background imageHazard Collection: Myrtle Hazard

Myrtle Hazard

Background imageHazard Collection: Puddletown, Dorset

Puddletown, Dorset
Sheep constitute a traffic hazard in the main street of the village, close to Dorchester, Dorset. Traffic ? What traffic ? Date: circa 1910

Background imageHazard Collection: HM torpedo gunboat, Hazard and seaplane

HM torpedo gunboat, Hazard and seaplane. Participated in a Victoria Cross action in Crete in 1898. Dryard Class torpedo gunboat, she sank in 1918 after colliding with the SS Western Australia

Background imageHazard Collection: Journeys End

Journeys End
Couple dancing on ice, not aware of the hazard ahead of them

Background imageHazard Collection: Dunston Pillar

Dunston Pillar, Lincs, raised 1751 as an inland lighthouse; later a statue of George III was added, but in WW2 the top bit will be removed as a hazard to aircraft

Background imageHazard Collection: A Striking Example

A Striking Example
Cartoon, A Striking Example. The sort of thing that convinces one of the necessity of lightning conductors on a golf course. Playing in a storm you may get hit

Background imageHazard Collection: People We Don t Envy

People We Don t Envy
A humorous artist visits the offices of a magazine with his funniest cartoon to date, only to discover that its the day there happens to be particularly bad news about the war

Background imageHazard Collection: Rioting Miners - 3

Rioting Miners - 3
Mademoiselle Gerard halts the revolting miners at the charbonnage du Hazard, at Charleroi : troops are called in and ten deaths result

Background imageHazard Collection: Bike Tricks

Bike Tricks
Two boys showing off on their bikes, riding them by standing on the saddles!

Background imageHazard Collection: Peruvian Postman

Peruvian Postman
Peruvian postmen keep their heads - and the mail which they carry on them - as they negotiate the rapids which are a hazard of the country

Background imageHazard Collection: Hungarian Postman

Hungarian Postman
The village dogs are a hazard for the Hungarian postman as he rides on a country round

Background imageHazard Collection: Hazard Table Gambling

Hazard Table Gambling
Men and women sit gambling at a hazard table

Background imageHazard Collection: Chandelier / Theatre / Fire

Chandelier / Theatre / Fire
In the 17th century, theatres were lit by chandeliers : disastrous fires were quite frequent

Background imageHazard Collection: Girl with Loose Shoe

Girl with Loose Shoe
Two sisters go for a walk in the country with a doll in a pram; the younger sisters shoe comes loose - a typical countryside hazard!



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