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Background imageHealthy Collection: Hogarth, Beer Street

Hogarth, Beer Street. A political print supporting a ministerial measure against the unlimited sale of gin. A scene of London life in which happy and healthy tradesmen

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster, The Vegetabull

Poster, The Vegetabull, a vegetable dish made with dried eggs or household milk is as good as a joint (post-WW2 rationing was still going on at this time). 1947

Background imageHealthy Collection: Phrenological Head / Scrap

Phrenological Head / Scrap
A phrenological head, showing the different categoies of the brain which should exist in healthy humans. These include self perceptive, aspiring and animal morals

Background imageHealthy Collection: Royal Line poster

Royal Line poster
Poster promoting Royal Line Northern Canadian railway system and Atlantic steamship service, showing a ship crossing the Atlantic on the way to Canada from Bristol

Background imageHealthy Collection: Goodwins toilet soap, 1930s

Goodwins toilet soap, 1930s
An advert for Goodwins toilet soap, featuring a smiling young woman holding a tennis racket. 1937-1938

Background imageHealthy Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster for Ovo Sports Food

Poster for Ovo Sports Food
Advertising poster for Ovo Sport, a special food developed to provide nourishment during sport and training. The tagline claims Instant Fortification

Background imageHealthy Collection: Promotional jigsaw, Beechams Pills and Powders

Promotional jigsaw, Beechams Pills and Powders. circa 1930s

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster advertising a New Zealand Dairy Farm

Poster advertising a New Zealand Dairy Farm, designed by Frank Newbould for the Empire Marketing Board

Background imageHealthy Collection: Female high jumper in orange costume

Female high jumper in orange costume
A female high jumper in an orange costume leaping over a pole

Background imageHealthy Collection: Just two words! Nestles Milk 1915

Just two words! Nestles Milk 1915
Nestles milk for yourself and baby. Don t - as you value your childs life - experiment with " foods" of unknown composition; the lives of millions of children have been lost in that way

Background imageHealthy Collection: Surf riding at Muizenburg on the Cape Coast

Surf riding at Muizenburg on the Cape Coast
A contrast to the grey days at home: surf-riding at Muizenburg, the Queen of Cape Coast Watering Places. A universal summer pastime of the South African coastal resorts, surf-riding

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster advertising Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Poster advertising Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Poster advertising Port Elizabeth, a holiday resort on the coast of South Africa. Two young women in swimsuits dip their toes in the sea

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster advertising Mount Cook, New Zealand

Poster advertising Mount Cook, New Zealand. Three travellers enjoy the healthy mountain air

Background imageHealthy Collection: Edwardian Walkers

Edwardian Walkers
WALKING Six young Edwardian men in shirtsleeves, two with walking canes, out for a walk in the countryside

Background imageHealthy Collection: Cover design, Ovaltine ABC Rhyme Book

Cover design, Ovaltine ABC Rhyme Book - a happy family with a giant Ovaltine tin. Date: early 20th century

Background imageHealthy Collection: Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1

Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1
Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills for Active Service, showing a man undergoing an army medical examination during the early stages of the First World War. Date: 1914

Background imageHealthy Collection: Czech Republic - 9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932

Czech Republic - 9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932
9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932. A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic)

Background imageHealthy Collection: Empire Hotel, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Empire Hotel, Lowestoft, Suffolk
The Empire Hotel at Lowestoft, Suffolk, opened in 1900. In 1921 it was acquired by the Metropolitan Asylums Board and reopened the following year as a hospital for tuberculosis patients

Background imageHealthy Collection: Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Combination Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
The Greenock Combination Hospital was erected in 1906-7 on Inverkip Road, Greenock, to serve the combined burghs of Greenock, Port Glasgow, and Gourock. It later became known as Gateside Hospital

Background imageHealthy Collection: Drink More Milk poster

Drink More Milk poster
Poster issued by the National Milk Publicity Council showing a pretty, and wholesome looking dairy worker enjoying a glass of fresh milk

Background imageHealthy Collection: Advertisement for Colmans Mustard

Advertisement for Colmans Mustard - Jack and Jill are never ill... because Colmans ensures good digestion. circa 1950s

Background imageHealthy Collection: Outdoor Baby Cage

Outdoor Baby Cage
A handy baby cage, which can easily be fitted outside the window of even a modest flat. The baby can sleep soundly in the fresh air while the mother relaxes indoors... Date: 1930s

Background imageHealthy Collection: Aryan Types

Aryan Types
A typical Aryan couple looking very strong and healthy, the man resting his hands on the womans shoulders

Background imageHealthy Collection: Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary
MARY MALLON, (1869-1938) known as Typhoid Mary; though herself healthy, she is a carrier of typhoid and, employed as a cook, infects 22, one of whom dies

Background imageHealthy Collection: Healthy Exercise by Cecil W. Quinnell

Healthy Exercise by Cecil W. Quinnell
A young woman out for a winter walk wrapped snugly in a striking red outfit set off by white fur collar and muff. Date: 1908

Background imageHealthy Collection: Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson, WW1

Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson, WW1
Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883-1932), daughter of the 2nd Earl of Cromartie, society figure, danced and promoter of the healthy benefits of exercise

Background imageHealthy Collection: Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)

Background imageHealthy Collection: Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1929

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1929
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)

Background imageHealthy Collection: Eat fruit - be healthy

Eat fruit - be healthy. Poster promoting proper dietary habits, showing stylized fruit. Date between 1936 and 1938

Background imageHealthy Collection: Travel poster

Travel poster using an active woman with a ball (globe) to suggest that Denmark is a healthy and cosmopolitan place to take a vacation Date: 1936

Background imageHealthy Collection: Herne Bay, the Pier

Herne Bay, the Pier
Steam and sailing vessels pass the remarkably long pier at Herne Bay, Kent, providing plenty of healthy exercise for visitors

Background imageHealthy Collection: Hogarth, Beer Street

Hogarth, Beer Street. A political print supporting a ministerial measure against the unlimited sale of gin. A scene of London life in which happy and healthy tradesmen

Background imageHealthy Collection: Thermal swimming pool in Budapest, Hungary

Thermal swimming pool in Budapest, Hungary
Thermal outdoor swimming pool in Budapest, Hungary

Background imageHealthy Collection: Odol Mouth Competition

Odol Mouth Competition
Advertisement for Odol mouthwash or liquid antiseptic dentifrice which features a competition to guess Whose Mouth Is It...? The first prize is 20

Background imageHealthy Collection: Take fresh milk and plenty of it

Take fresh milk and plenty of it
Poster from the Empire Marketing Board promoting fresh milk, with a happy and healthy baby brandishing a spoon in a high chair

Background imageHealthy Collection: Advert / Lime Juice 1 / 5

Advert / Lime Juice 1 / 5
Stowers Lime Juice Cordial - delicious, healthy and refreshing (1 of 5)

Background imageHealthy Collection: If Unhealthy, Be Healthy; If Healthy, Be Healthier

If Unhealthy, Be Healthy; If Healthy, Be Healthier
Keep fit exercise for the morning, lift the lad over your chest of drawers twister. llustration by William Heath Robinson. Date: 1912

Background imageHealthy Collection: Healthy Recreation

Healthy Recreation
A young woman prepares to take a putt whilst out playing golf with a female companion. A small boy stands behind acting as caddie for the day, looking away in to the distance

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster, Healthful Hartlepool

Poster, Healthful Hartlepool, seaside resort in County Durham, natural beauties unsurpassed. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHealthy Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman exercising on the beach, with warning from inspector Date

Comic postcard, Large woman exercising on the beach, with warning from inspector Date: 20th century

Background imageHealthy Collection: Poster, Turn Over a New Leaf

Poster, Turn Over a New Leaf, eat vegetables daily to enjoy good health. circa 1945

Background imageHealthy Collection: Comic postcard - arrival of a new baby

Comic postcard - arrival of a new baby
Humorous comic postcard - arrival of a new baby. Mother and Child doing well - Not a word about Father....!! 1909

Background imageHealthy Collection: Advert, Robinson's patent Barley & Groats

Advert, Robinson's patent Barley & Groats - Have you seen our Baby?

Background imageHealthy Collection: Lewis Arundel or the Railroad of Life by Frank Fairlegh

Lewis Arundel or the Railroad of Life by Frank Fairlegh, illustrated by Phiz (Hablot K Browne) Date: 1848

Background imageHealthy Collection: Hastings Harbour, Sussex, with ferry

Hastings Harbour, Sussex, with ferry, and an advertisement for electricity - clean, convenient, healthy. (2 of 2) Date: 1936

Background imageHealthy Collection: Allenburys Advertisement

Allenburys Advertisement
An advertisement for Allen & Hanburys Ltd, promoting the importance of a healthy diet for child development from baby through to infancy

Background imageHealthy Collection: Clapton Orient footballers Jones, Fletcher and Ellis

Clapton Orient footballers Jones, Fletcher and Ellis
Clapton Orient (later known as Leyton Orient) players Jones, Fletcher and Ellis enjoying their pre-war keep-fit diet of oranges Date: circa 1930s



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