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Background imageHole Collection: Ww1 Cartoon / Better Hole

Ww1 Cartoon / Better Hole
" Well, if you knows of a better ole, go to it!"

Background imageHole Collection: Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620, by Hendrick Avercamp

Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620, by Hendrick Avercamp
Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634). Dutch painter. Enjoying the Ice near a Town, c. 1620. Rijskmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageHole Collection: Wanstead Golf Course

Wanstead Golf Course
Driving from the 16th hole on Wanstead Golf Course, Essex

Background imageHole Collection: Golf Club, Hyannisport, Cape Cod, Mass, USA

Golf Club, Hyannisport, Cape Cod, Mass, USA, with two men playing on the green. Date: 1926

Background imageHole Collection: Captain Bairnsfathers first meeting with Old Bill, WW1

Captain Bairnsfathers first meeting with Old Bill, WW1
This historic incident took place during the first battle of Ypres, but the Censor held stern views about battle pictures in those days

Background imageHole Collection: Horns Hole, Hawick, Scotland

Horns Hole, Hawick, Scotland. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageHole Collection: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine or Kennecott Mine

Bingham Canyon Copper Mine or Kennecott Mine
Bingham Canyon Copper Mine (Kennecott Copper Mine), Utah, USA Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHole Collection: Terriers

Terriers
Smooth Coated Fox Terrier, Wire Haired Fox Terrier, Irish Terrier and a Welsh Terrier. The Welsh Terrier digs a hole under the porch of a house as the other Terriers look on attentively

Background imageHole Collection: Poster advertising The Better Ole, Theatre Royal, Chatham

Poster advertising The Better Ole, Theatre Royal, Chatham
Poster advertising a comedy produced by Charles Cochran, The Better Ole, or The Romance of Old Bill, at the Theatre Royal, Chatham. Performed twice nightly, with a Wednesday matinee

Background imageHole Collection: Oil Well at Chillingar

Oil Well at Chillingar, Iran. One of Irans largest oil fields, Chilingar was named after George V. Chilingar, one of the best-known petroleum geologists in the world

Background imageHole Collection: Jesus and Shepherds / Hole

Jesus and Shepherds / Hole
The shepherds come to see Mary, Joseph and their baby Jesus

Background imageHole Collection: One of Our Minor Wars, by Bairnsfather

One of Our Minor Wars, by Bairnsfather
One of Our Minor Wars " Well, if you knows of a better ole, go to it" A cartoon by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, possibly his most famous, shown as it first appeared in The Bystander 1915

Background imageHole Collection: Alpine Golf poster

Alpine Golf poster
Poster advertising the 18 hole golf course at Carezzo al Lago in the Italian Dolomites, along with the Grand Hotel where enthusiastic golfers can stay

Background imageHole Collection: Fishy! by W. Heath Robinson

Fishy! by W. Heath Robinson
The Poacher. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background imageHole Collection: Anglo-Saxon by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon

Anglo-Saxon by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon
" You re comin along with me, my lad, as soon as this is over!" (Hermann feels he DOES know a better ole). Cartoon by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander magazine showing his famous

Background imageHole Collection: Periscope and All by Gerald C. Hudson, WW1

Periscope and All by Gerald C. Hudson, WW1
Humorous cartoon depicting the grimness of life in the trenches. THOMAS (encountering a pal on the surface of a flooded crater): Lor! Enry, ow you did make me jump. I thought you was a submarine

Background imageHole Collection: The Spaniards Inn

The Spaniards Inn, Hampstead Heath, London, historic watering hole of the famous, including Dick Turpin & Charles Dickens, who immortalised this pub in his Pickwick Papers. Date: late 16th century

Background imageHole Collection: British soldiers bathing in flooded shell hole by Matania

British soldiers bathing in flooded shell hole by Matania
The only advantage of the wet weather on the Western Front - a novel swimming bath used by British soldiers to bathe in. A scene captured at the front by The Sphere special artist, Fortunino Matania

Background imageHole Collection: The Lie by William Heath Robinson

The Lie by William Heath Robinson
Cartoon, The Lie. One of those golfing stories that you are not bound to believe if you don t want to. A golfer mistakes the top of a hat from a tramp for the hole when playing golf

Background imageHole Collection: Roanoid bakelite doorknob and keyhole cover

Roanoid bakelite doorknob and keyhole cover in marbled cream and brown. Date: 1930s

Background imageHole Collection: The Long Hole, Bangor, Co. Down, N. I. by E. Nagele

The Long Hole, Bangor, Co. Down, N. I. by E. Nagele
The Long Hole, Bangor, Co. Down, N.I. by E. Nagele

Background imageHole Collection: Children swimming at a swimming hole at Lester Park in Dulut

Children swimming at a swimming hole at Lester Park in Duluth, Minnesota, America Date: circa 1904

Background imageHole Collection: The Village, Beck Hole, Yorkshire

The Village, Beck Hole, Yorkshire
The Village, Beck Hole, Whitby, near Goathland, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageHole Collection: Watch Mother! A Mother Cat and her two kittens await a mouses departure from its

Watch Mother! A Mother Cat and her two kittens await a mouses departure from its lair with extreme interest (and patience!). Date: 1940s

Background imageHole Collection: Seacliffe Road, Bangor

Seacliffe Road, Bangor - a low view of the road taken from the Long Hole with boats to the left. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Down; Bangor). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageHole Collection: Obviously! by Bairnsfather

Obviously! by Bairnsfather
Obviously! The young and talkative one: " What made that ole!" The fed-up one: " mice" A cartoon by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander Date: 1915

Background imageHole Collection: Golfers at the Redan, North Berwick

Golfers at the Redan, North Berwick
A group of well-known people at the famous hole on the North Berwick links: Miss Katherine Tennant on the left, then Lady Oxford; Lady Dorothy Macmillan; Mrs Sylvester Gates; Lady Constance Hatch;

Background imageHole Collection: Inuit Seal Hunting (2 / 5)

Inuit Seal Hunting (2 / 5)
An Inuit seal hunter. He has cut a hole in the pack ice and dropped a baited line through the hole. He has placed a small square of fur on the ground to form a warm seat whilst he waits for a passing

Background imageHole Collection: Rabbits, I believe by George Studdy

Rabbits, I believe by George Studdy
Bonzo and brother cannot think what a nice round hole if for unless it be a rabbits doorway! Bonzo, the comic, canine creation of George Studdy totally ruins the ninth hole on a golf course by

Background imageHole Collection: Boys Ferreting

Boys Ferreting
Two boys in caps set a ferret down a rabbit hole

Background imageHole Collection: Stitch Types Diagram

Stitch Types Diagram
Leaflet that is promotional & instructional as it clearly & simply shows you how to do various basic handsewing stitches & hems such as handkerchief or rolled hem

Background imageHole Collection: A Blast Furnace in Action

A Blast Furnace in Action Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHole Collection: Clifden and the Long Hole, Bangor

Clifden and the Long Hole, Bangor - a view of the boats in the Long Hole with the houses of seacliff road in the background. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Bangor). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageHole Collection: Jersey, coast from the Devils Hole, Channel Islands, Englan

Jersey, coast from the Devils Hole, Channel Islands, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageHole Collection: Relief of Prague by Russians (1 / 6)

Relief of Prague by Russians (1 / 6)
Prague, Czech Republic - relief of the city at the end of World War Two by Russian forces. Here a young Russian female soldier rides into the city. Date: 1945

Background imageHole Collection: A Devon beach scene

A Devon beach scene
A Devon Beach Scene. Two young boys in coast and caps build a sandcastle. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageHole Collection: Western Front, France, 1918

Western Front, France, 1918
Telephone and pigeon men in a shell hole. Telephone lines are broken so messages have to be sent by carrier pigeons on the Western Front in France during World War I on 25th April 1918

Background imageHole Collection: Robbery in Paris Home

Robbery in Paris Home
An audacious robbery: gold and jewellery worth 110, 000 francs are stolen from a Paris home. The robbers get in through a hole in the ceiling!

Background imageHole Collection: Maes-Howe (Interior)

Maes-Howe (Interior)
The interior of the Maes Howe chamber shortly after it was re-opened in 1861. Norsemen had already robbed the mound in the 12th century AD and left runic inscriptions

Background imageHole Collection: Pink Court Shoes 1948

Pink Court Shoes 1948
A pink high heeled court shoe with peep toes, punched hole decoration and winged heel detail - hence the name Pegasus

Background imageHole Collection: Jewelers Shop Raided

Jewelers Shop Raided
Two thieves break into a jewelers shop by making a hole in the ceiling, catching the debris in an umbrella, and using a ladder to get in and out

Background imageHole Collection: Three adder stones

Three adder stones, also known as hag stones, witch stones, serpents eggs and snakes eggs. They are believed by some to have been formed by the secretions of snakes or adders

Background imageHole Collection: W D & H O Wills cigarette factory, Swindon, Wiltshire

W D & H O Wills cigarette factory, Swindon, Wiltshire, showing an engine in a railway siding, and a Kinnear rolling metal shutter at the entrance to the factory

Background imageHole Collection: Winifred Ward music hall male impersonator 1880-1975

Winifred Ward music hall male impersonator 1880-1975
Winifred Ward male impersonator and pantomime principal boy. In costume for ?Jack Horner? pantomime, Princes Theatre, Bristol. Wearing light coloured suit with trouser turn-ups

Background imageHole Collection: Women of Venice dying their hair using a solana

Women of Venice dying their hair using a solana (a wide brim hat with a hole in the centre), one with a sponge A, and one with comb in front of a mirror after Cesare Vecellio B, and wooden comb C

Background imageHole Collection: The Largest Glacial Kettle at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA

The Largest Glacial Kettle at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA
The Largest Glacial Kettle (Pot Hole) at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHole Collection: Labourer Mr Idris Silman takes a break, Tredegar, Wales

Labourer Mr Idris Silman takes a break, Tredegar, Wales
Mr Idris Silman, a manual labourer, takes a short break while digging up the road in Tredegar, South Wales. He sits on the raised pavement with his shovel. The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageHole Collection: Building the Paris Metro, France

Building the Paris Metro, France - Boulevard Saint-Andre. This tube at Saint-Michel was built above ground first and then literally sunk below street level after the tunnels were dug out. Date: 1907



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