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Background imageHeading Collection: Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries

Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries
A larger version of this uncommon pictorial poster map was originally published by the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board in 1933

Background imageHeading Collection: Reading, Royal County of Berkshire - Tram on the Bath Road

Reading, Royal County of Berkshire - Tram on the Bath Road, advertising the Heelas Store on Broad Street (now John Lewis). Date: 1907

Background imageHeading Collection: RAF Bombers over Berlin; Second World War, 1943

RAF Bombers over Berlin; Second World War, 1943
Illustration showing Royal Air Force bombers heading towards their target of Berlin during the Spring of 1943. This drawing shows several types of German anti-aircraft defences which were new to

Background imageHeading Collection: Commandos Crossing the Rhine at Wesel; Second World War, 194

Commandos Crossing the Rhine at Wesel; Second World War, 194
Sketch showing the night crossing of the River Rhine, made by British Royal Marine Commandos of the 21st Army Group, near Wesel in Germany, 23rd March 1945

Background imageHeading Collection: American Troops heading for Normandy on D-Day; Second Worl

American Troops heading for Normandy on D-Day; Second Worl
American infanrymen in a landing craft heading towards the shore of Normandy on the morning of D-Day, 6 June 1944

Background imageHeading 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 imageHeading Collection: Young lady - arms crossed wearing a sheer black wrap

Young lady - arms crossed wearing a sheer black wrap. Reproduction of a painting by David Wright

Background imageHeading Collection: Le Treport, France - WW1 - Ambulance drivers, nurses, staff

Le Treport, France - WW1 - Ambulance drivers, nurses, staff
WW1 - A group of VAD (The Voluntary Aid Detachment) Ambulance drivers and mechanics with a British Red Cross St Johns Ambulance at Lady Murray hospital, Le Treport on the Channel Coast in France

Background imageHeading Collection: Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption

Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption
A Young man heads out to sea in a small rowing boat named the Saucy Sue - she instructs him: " Mind you don t goo too far, Darling!

Background imageHeading Collection: Aberdeen, Scotland - Heading out for a drive

Aberdeen, Scotland - Heading out for a drive in a lovely open-top car. Note the elaborate face covering a scarf assembly swathing the lady passengers head, protecting her from the elements! Date: 1903

Background imageHeading Collection: Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903

Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903
Illustration of a Derby County defender heading the ball clear, as Bury attack during the F.A. Cup Final, 18th April 1903

Background imageHeading Collection: Landing in a Surf-boat at Accra, Ghana, 1891

Landing in a Surf-boat at Accra, Ghana, 1891
Engraving of a native surf boat heading through the breakers, to bring its cargo of two European officers to land at Accra, Ghana

Background imageHeading Collection: THE ARGO

THE ARGO
The Argo sails up the Bosphorus to the Black Sea, heading for Colchis where the Golden Fleece is kept

Background imageHeading Collection: RAF Lancasters over Berlin; Second World War, 1943

RAF Lancasters over Berlin; Second World War, 1943
Illustration showing Royal Air Force Lancaster heavy bombers heading towards their target of Berlin, during the Autumn of 1943

Background imageHeading Collection: Spanish Republican Refugees heading for the French Border, 1

Spanish Republican Refugees heading for the French Border, 1
Photograph showing some of the Republican refugees who fled Spain for France after the Fall of Barcelona, January 1939. In the first two days the French border was open in 1939, 35

Background imageHeading Collection: View of the Houses of Parliament across the River Thames

View of the Houses of Parliament across the River Thames
View of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London seen from across the River Thames - a small paddle steamer heads heads downstream passed a group of empty moored river barges

Background imageHeading Collection: The Nurse of the Negus Menelik of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

The Nurse of the Negus Menelik of Abyssinia (Ethiopia). She certainly appears to have nursed a few in her time... Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHeading Collection: Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo

Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - postcard written by Third-Class passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo-Martino from Queenstown, Ireland, on 11 April 1912

Background imageHeading Collection: John Carey, Manchester United and Ireland footballer

John Carey, Manchester United and Ireland footballer
John Carey, right back footballer for Manchester United and Ireland, seen here heading the ball Date: 1949

Background imageHeading Collection: Manchester City footballers heading the ball

Manchester City footballers heading the ball
Heading practice for Manchester City footballers McCullough, Percival, Clarke and Rodgers Date: 1946

Background imageHeading Collection: First Bulgarian Postcard

First Bulgarian Postcard
The printing is pink on buff card. The heading is Union Postale Universelle Bulgarie with a Cyrillic form underneath. There is a printed 10c stamp. Date: 1879

Background imageHeading Collection: Eastward Ho! by Henry Nelson O'Neil

Eastward Ho! by Henry Nelson O'Neil
Eastward Ho! Soldiers bidding farewell to family members as they set out for India, at the time of the Mutiny (War of Independence). Date: 1857

Background imageHeading Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages

Background imageHeading Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages

Background imageHeading Collection: Suffragette Rose Lamartine Yates

Suffragette Rose Lamartine Yates
Portrait photograph of Rose Lamartine Yates (1875-1954). She joined the Wimbledon branch of the W.S.P.U in 1908, becoming its secretary in 1910

Background imageHeading Collection: Some of the Republican refugees who fled Spain for France after the fall of Barcelona

Some of the Republican refugees who fled Spain for France after the fall of Barcelona. Straggling line of women and children marshalled by French Gardes mobiles, while crossing the frontier

Background imageHeading Collection: Two members of Gibraltar's police force questioning a Spanish boy on the gang-way of a refugee

Two members of Gibraltar's police force questioning a Spanish boy on the gang-way of a refugee boat, August 1936. The Spanish Civil War, which started in the summer of 1936

Background imageHeading Collection: London omnibus in Regent Street

London omnibus in Regent Street
A London omnibus in Regent Street heading for Golders Green. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHeading Collection: Bus in snow blizzard, en route to Reigate, Surrey

Bus in snow blizzard, en route to Reigate, Surrey
Bus battles its way through a snow blizzard, heading for Reigate, Surrey. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageHeading Collection: WW II Liberator bomber supplies Titos Yugoslav forces

WW II Liberator bomber supplies Titos Yugoslav forces
Vintage World War II photograph - Liberator bomber heading towards its drop zone to supply food and ammuniition to Titos Yugoslav forces

Background imageHeading Collection: Hapgood and Roberts of Arsenal, Dixie Dean of Everton

Hapgood and Roberts of Arsenal, Dixie Dean of Everton
Eddie Hapgood and Herbie Roberts of Arsenal, Dixie Dean of Everton heading, in a football match action shot. circa 1930s

Background imageHeading Collection: Columbus arrives at San Salvador

Columbus arrives at San Salvador
Christopher Columbus and his caravels arrive at Guanahani island, later renamed San Salvador by Columbus. Row boats are heading towards the islands from where the three ships are anchored. Date: 1492

Background imageHeading Collection: Gloster Gladiator I G-AMRK - K8032

Gloster Gladiator I G-AMRK - K8032
Gloster Gladiator I G-AMRK / K8032 (msn FLWA25488) of the Shuttleworth Trust from old Warden in Bedfordshire. The aircraft is seen at the 50th Anniversary of the RFC air display at RAF Upavon

Background imageHeading Collection: Paddle Steamer on the River Thames 1847

Paddle Steamer on the River Thames 1847
Passengers on a paddle steamer, heading down the River Thames to Greenwich on Easter Monday. This view shows the deck of the boat looking back towards London, with the Monument and St

Background imageHeading Collection: WAIFS HEADING TO MISSION

WAIFS HEADING TO MISSION
Two street Arabs from the streets of London make for the Edinburgh Castle mission in Limehouse where they will be fed. Date: 1895

Background imageHeading Collection: German Battlecruiser Goeben renamed Sultan Selim I

German Battlecruiser Goeben renamed Sultan Selim I
WW1 - Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey - The German Battlecruiser Goeben renamed Sultan Selim I - passing the Allied fleet for internment after capture/surrender. Date: 1916

Background imageHeading Collection: Six terrific chums heading off for a jolly hike

Six terrific chums heading off for a jolly hike
Six terrific chums (all with pipes and sticks) pose for a photograph before heading off for a jolly ramble - late September. Date: circa 1920

Background imageHeading Collection: WW1 - Karle goes on vacation - German soldier heading home

WW1 - Karle goes on vacation - German soldier heading home
WW1 - Humorous German postcard - " Karle goes on vacation" - German soldier heading home, possibly for Christmas, laden with packages and gifts for loved ones... Date: 1917

Background imageHeading Collection: France - Gerardmer - Woodmen with sledges

France - Gerardmer - Woodmen with sledges
Gerardmer - a town in northeastern France, near the German border. Its known as a ski resort, with tree-lined slopes which fed a thriving timber industry

Background imageHeading Collection: A rather stern-looking Easter bunny delivering cards & eggs

A rather stern-looking Easter bunny delivering cards & eggs
A rather stern-looking Easter bunny heads out ( again !) delivering cards & eggs... Date: 1908

Background imageHeading Collection: Heading off on a Motor Boat ride - Weston-Super-Mare

Heading off on a Motor Boat ride - Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. Date: 1914

Background imageHeading Collection: A pretty girl adjusts her shoe on a bollard

A pretty girl adjusts her shoe on a bollard
"...now the Boys away!" pretty girl adjusting her shoe on a bollard (revealing bright blue stockings and a frilly petticoat) as she heads out for a night on the town.... Date: 1910

Background imageHeading Collection: Page design, signature and sentiment, School Silhouettes

Page design, signature and sentiment, School Silhouettes
Page design for signature and sentiment in School Silhouettes, once owned by a female student of Fayetteville High School, New York, USA. Depicting a tall plant with long branches. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHeading Collection: Postcard, Sydney Morning Herald reproduction

Postcard, Sydney Morning Herald reproduction
Postcard, Sydney Morning Herald for 30 May 1905, reproduction of a page containing a report on the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5)

Background imageHeading Collection: Prince of Wales with Grenadier Guards, WW1

Prince of Wales with Grenadier Guards, WW1
EDWARD VIII Edward, Prince of Wales marching with the Grenadier Guards in 1914 outside Buckingham Palace. Date: 1914

Background imageHeading Collection: Steerage of a North German Lloyds Atlantic Steam-ship, 1872

Steerage of a North German Lloyds Atlantic Steam-ship, 1872
Engraving showing the steerage of a North German Lloyds Atlantic Steam-ship, 1872. Emigrants from many countries, heading for North America, are shown in this image. Date: 1872

Background imageHeading Collection: Heading to Epsom Downs for the Derby, 1860

Heading to Epsom Downs for the Derby, 1860
Engraving showing large numbers of pedestrians and several horse-drawn carriages heading up the London to Epsom road, on Derby Day in 1860

Background imageHeading Collection: British Cavalry and Artillery Units during the Crimean War

British Cavalry and Artillery Units during the Crimean War
Engraving showing officers of the 8th Hussars, 17th Lancers, Royal Horse Artillery, 5th Dragoon Guards, 4th Dragoon Guards, 1st Royal Dragoons and 11th Hussars in their dress uniforms



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