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Background imageHere Collection: Spain - The Alcazar Interior, Seville

Spain - The Alcazar Interior, Seville
Black and white lantern slide of royal palace, the Alcazar. Here, we can see the geometric patterns frequented by Muslim architecture in the interior arches

Background imageHere Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant

Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, some of the ships boys are seen using a sextant. Date: 1898

Background imageHere Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Upper Deck

Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Upper Deck
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, the ships boys and officers are seen on the upper deck. Date: 1898

Background imageHere Collection: Yvette Guilbert music hall singer 1865-1944

Yvette Guilbert music hall singer 1865-1944
Yvette Guilbert (Emma Laure Guilbert) French music hall singer. Known as a ?diseuse? for her monologue-like patter songs. Here at her dressing-table preparing for a performance

Background imageHere Collection: May Lilian Levey music hall male impersonator

May Lilian Levey music hall male impersonator
May Lilian Levey male impersonator, dancer, pantomime principal boy. Here dressed in top hat and tails with cane. Called herself the ?premier male character comedienne?

Background imageHere Collection: Wee Georgie Wood music hall comedian and actor 1894?-1979

Wee Georgie Wood music hall comedian and actor 1894?-1979
Wee Georgie Wood comedian, actor and writer. Here dressed as Vesta Tilley in uniform with cigar and cane. Card entitled Vesta Tilley. Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageHere Collection: Dot Stephens music hall vocalist and dancer

Dot Stephens music hall vocalist and dancer
Dot Stephens vocalist and dancer. Here dressed as ?Mother?s Sailor Boy?. Travelling between halls, she stepped out of the wrong side of the train and had both feet amputated

Background imageHere Collection: Bessie Wentworth music hall male impersonator 1873-1901

Bessie Wentworth music hall male impersonator 1873-1901
Bessie Wentworth (Elizabeth Mary Andrews) male impersonator and ?coon singer? of plantation songs - a genre which would be unacceptable today. Here wearing a naval uniform and holding a cigarette

Background imageHere Collection: Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, China Station, c. 1927

Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, China Station, c. 1927
Vintage c.1920s photograph: Admiral of the Fleet Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, 1st Baronet, GCB DSO was a Royal Navy officer. During the First World War he served as commander of the Harwich Force

Background imageHere Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Here is the News

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Here is the News
The Caption is Here is the News, and this is yours truly reading it. With radio being the most direct source of News, the broadcasts were avidly listened to

Background imageHere Collection: Stars of the West - a group of young ladies who

Stars of the West - a group of young ladies who scintillate Hollywood, 1930 - Bernice Claire seen in First National talkies including Spring is Here (top left), the Sisters G

Background imageHere Collection: Holiday time

Holiday time
Why don you Come Here with Your Family. Young girl on the beach laden with all her dolls. Artist: Agnes Richardson Date: circa 1913

Background imageHere Collection: Chairman of the Ypres Last Post Committee with bugles

Chairman of the Ypres Last Post Committee with bugles
The Ceremony of the Last Post, in which firemen buglers play the Last Post under the Menin Gate at 8pm each night is, in its simplicity, one of the most moving acts of Remembrance in the world

Background imageHere Collection: Christmas Truce Memorial, Peace Village, Messines

Christmas Truce Memorial, Peace Village, Messines
The memorial carries the words A Lull in the Hate and refers to the football match played between the Germans and the British at Christmas 1914

Background imageHere Collection: Welsh National Memorial Dragon, Hagebos - Iron Cross

Welsh National Memorial Dragon, Hagebos - Iron Cross
This fine memorial in Belgium is not only to the 38th Welsh Division, but to all Welsh Forces who fought in the Ypres Salient. It is similar to the dragon at Mametz on the Somme

Background imageHere Collection: Menin Road South CWGC Cemetery

Menin Road South CWGC Cemetery
The cemetery was used by the 85ths Staffs, 9th East Surreys and Field Ambulances from January 1916 to 1918. It contains UK, Australian, Canadian, New Zealand

Background imageHere Collection: Sherman tank Memorial, Leopoldsburg Railway Station

Sherman tank Memorial, Leopoldsburg Railway Station
Leopoldsburg is in Belgium and it was directly behind the start line of Operation Market Garden. Here was a huge engineer dump built up to support the XXX Corps ground forces whose job it was to

Background imageHere Collection: Xmas. Posting cards

Xmas. Posting cards
Here goes a little wish upon its way? Postcard illustration of children posting letters. Series 5078. Artist: Alfred Edward Philp Date: circa 1910

Background imageHere Collection: Swansea Boys Camp Band, Oxwich

Swansea Boys Camp Band, Oxwich
In 1906, the boys of the Swansea Union Cottage Homes and the Swansea Industrial School camped together for several weeks by the sea at Oxwich. Here, the entire camp is lined with some of their tents

Background imageHere Collection: Zuni (Pueblo) Indians, New Mexico, USA

Zuni (Pueblo) Indians, New Mexico, USA
Zuni Indians (part of a larger group known as Pueblo or Village Indians) in New Mexico. The Zunis lived in multi-storey houses using a ladder to move between floors

Background imageHere Collection: Recruits, 1780

Recruits, 1780.Engraving by Watson and Dickinson after W H Bunbury, 1780.This caricature was published during the American War of Independence (1775-1783)

Background imageHere Collection: Talbot Manor Home for Boys, Bournemouth

Talbot Manor Home for Boys, Bournemouth
The Talbot Manor Home for Boys, Bournemouth, was opened in 1890 by the Waifs and Strays Society (now the Childrens Society). Here, the boys are at work in the Homes garden. Date: circa 1921

Background imageHere Collection: Q. A. I. N.s In Normandy

Q. A. I. N.s In Normandy
Photograph: Q.A.I.N.S In Normandy.Members of Queen Alexandra?s Imperial Nursing Service. (Nursing Officers) have arrived in the bridgehead.Here is a truck load of them on the way to their

Background imageHere Collection: Military patients at Grove Hospital, Tooting Grove, Surrey

Military patients at Grove Hospital, Tooting Grove, Surrey
The Grove Hospital, Tooting Grove, during the First World War when it became the Grove Military Hospital. Here, military patients, some wearing the hospital blues uniform

Background imageHere Collection: Voisin Triplane Bomber had three crew and four engines

Voisin Triplane Bomber had three crew and four engines Here seen in its original form, November 1915

Background imageHere Collection: Junkers Ju 90 -the Luftwaffe used this militarised airl

Junkers Ju 90 -the Luftwaffe used this militarised airliner to supply its forces in North Africa Here, one takes a mauling reportedly from a Martin B-26 Marauder

Background imageHere Collection: Consolidated B-24D Liberator -shown amid Pacific palms

Consolidated B-24D Liberator -shown amid Pacific palms Here the Liberators long range was a vital asset, the aircraft being used by both the US Army and Navy, as well as the RAF

Background imageHere Collection: Childs Fairground Stall, England

Childs Fairground Stall, England. Take your Tickets Here. Date: 1920s

Background imageHere Collection: WW2 Trojan Vintage Staff Car from H. T. Dilwara

WW2 Trojan Vintage Staff Car from H. T. Dilwara
World War 2 Trojan Vintage Staff Car from H.T. Dilwara, . Writing on the windscreen says NO TROOPS PAST HERE Date: 1938

Background imageHere Collection: Nansens North Pole Expedition - Explorer Captain Otto Sverd

Nansens North Pole Expedition - Explorer Captain Otto Sverdrup Seen Here in his Cabin, England. Picture taken on the initial leg of Fridtjof Nansens first journey to the North Pole

Background imageHere Collection: Spain - House of Pilate

Spain - House of Pilate
Black and white lantern slide of a view of the courtyard in the Casa de Pilatos. Serving as the reisdence of the Duke of Medinaceli

Background imageHere Collection: Spain - The Gate of Lions at the Cathedral, Toledo

Spain - The Gate of Lions at the Cathedral, Toledo
Black and white lantern slide of the Gate of Lions at the Cathedral Toledo. Largely considered to be the magnum opus of Spanish Gothic style

Background imageHere Collection: Avro Anson C. 19 VM388 RAF Biggin Hill

Avro Anson C. 19 VM388 RAF Biggin Hill
Avro Anson C.19 VM388 was a Royal Air Force communications and Transport aircraft. Here photographed at Biggin Hill in 1961. Date: 1961

Background imageHere Collection: Plate - WWI humour

Plate - WWI humour
Plate - Here with a loaf of bread beneath the row. A muttered curse, but ne er a whine. And thou - beside me, singing in the wilderness. The wilderness is paradise enow. Good condition

Background imageHere Collection: A painted wooden trench sign

A painted wooden trench sign entitled DO NOT STAND ABOUT HERE - EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT HIT, SOMEONE ELSE WILL BE ! Inscribed - Issued by the 46th (North Midland)

Background imageHere Collection: Neuve Chapelle - WWI

Neuve Chapelle - WWI
Neuve Chapelle. Including a separate hand-written description as follows - Here enemy made a counter-attack (under cover of a mist) in mass formation

Background imageHere Collection: War Work at Westwood Works, Peterborough

War Work at Westwood Works, Peterborough
Folio of 12 drawings showing War Work at Westwood Works, Peterborough, incorporating Perkins Engineers Limited and Joseph Baker and Sons Limited. Rudolph Ihlee, Neac, (1883-1968), Exhib. 1910-1955

Background imageHere Collection: Plate - Here with a loaf of bread, beneath the row

Plate - Here with a loaf of bread, beneath the row
Plate inscribed Here with a loaf of bread, beneath the bow. A muttered curse, but ne er a whine, and thou - beside me, singing in the wilderness. The wilderness is paradise, enow

Background imageHere Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Monkey Yard

Training Ship HMS Conway - Boys on the Monkey Yard
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, some of the ships boys are seen on the monkey yard. Date: 1898



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