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Imported Collection

Background imageImported Collection: Pick an English Apple

Pick an English Apple ! the greengrocers customers are urged to buy English fruit, rejecting imported stuff

Background imageImported Collection: Customs, 19th Century

Customs, 19th Century
THE CUSTOM HOUSE Searching imported goods and luggage thoroughly

Background imageImported Collection: Indian Elephant in London Zoo 1896

Indian Elephant in London Zoo 1896
Jung Perchard the Indian elephant was presented to Prince of Wales (Edward VII), during the shooting expeditions in Indian twenty years before in 1876

Background imageImported Collection: FALL / PYRENEAN DOG / 1947

FALL / PYRENEAN DOG / 1947
PASTEUR Imported dog. Owner: Harper Date: 1947

Background imageImported Collection: Brown 1931 Southdown Skysailer towed back to launch point

Brown 1931 Southdown Skysailer towed back to launch point
The Brown 1931 Southdown Skysailer being towed back to the launch point at Ditchling Beacon, by a 1929 REO flying Cloud, imported from the United States

Background imageImported Collection: A Nash Metropolitan nose

A Nash Metropolitan nose. The Nash Metropolitan was an American make-over of the Austin A40, which was in turn imported into the UK. Date: circa 1959

Background imageImported Collection: Advert for Arthur Sanderson and Sons, highlighting the international provenance of the fabrics

Advert for Arthur Sanderson and Sons, highlighting the international provenance of the fabrics and wallpapers available at their Berners Street showroom. Date: 1954

Background imageImported Collection: Canadair CT-133 Silver Star 3 G-AOHB Black Knight

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star 3 G-AOHB Black Knight (msn T33-261). Imported by Ormond Haydon-Baillie, Black Knight was a popular airshow performer until Haydon-Baillie's death in the crash of his

Background imageImported Collection: Extraordinary view of an entire floor of ivory in a huge warehouse

Extraordinary view of an entire floor of ivory in a huge warehouse, a portion of the ivory came from Asia, but the better bulk was imported from Africa

Background imageImported Collection: Two early Paris fashion models imported by Madame

Two early Paris fashion models imported by Madame Barri, London from Bernard et Cie (black georgette frock) and Myber (evening gown of dead rose moire), 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageImported Collection: Portrait of Jeanne Aubert, the French actress

Portrait of Jeanne Aubert, the French actress, singer and dancer, 1931. Imported to America by Connolly and Swanstrom for Princess Charming

Background imageImported Collection: France - Trade - Dates from the desert oasis

France - Trade - Dates from the desert oasis
Dates in wooden crates as they arrive direct from the desert oasis to the French warehouse of Champagne Freres Ld. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageImported Collection: Piper PA-17 Vagabond F-BHHE

Piper PA-17 Vagabond F-BHHE 7 Imported into France as F-BETG, re-registered F-BHHE, then exported to the UK as G-BDVB. Date: circa 1955

Background imageImported Collection: Piaggio P. 166 N7650E

Piaggio P. 166 N7650E
Piaggio P.166 N7650E (msn 342), circa 1961. Imported to the US by Trecker. Date: circa 1965

Background imageImported Collection: FALL / SALUKI / 1926

FALL / SALUKI / 1926
CHAMPION ZOBEID AND HIS BROTHER FARHAN. Owned by Florence Amherst. Bred in this country from imported stock. Date: 1926

Background imageImported Collection: FALL / ITALIAN SPINONE / 85

FALL / ITALIAN SPINONE / 85
RIGOL ANNA FROM MY PHANTOMS Owned by De Bernes, imported by Dr Ruth Tattersall. Head study. Date: 1985

Background imageImported Collection: FALL / BERNESE MOUNTAIN / 73

FALL / BERNESE MOUNTAIN / 73
DUNTIBLAE NALLE (DOG) Owned by Cochrane. Imported from Sweden in 1973. Date: 1973

Background imageImported Collection: Boxer - 3 Heads - 1937

Boxer - 3 Heads - 1937
The heads of three boxers belonging to Mrs Sprigge. The one of the left with the cropped ears has been imported, the other two were bred in Britain. Date: 1937

Background imageImported Collection: Republic RC-1 Seabee assembly at Croydon Airport

Republic RC-1 Seabee assembly at Croydon Airport, carried out by Rollason Aircraft and Engines. Three Seabees were imported from the production line at Farmingdale, for onward sale in Scandinavia

Background imageImported Collection: Tableware. 1-375 AD. Roman import objects. Germanic Tribes

Tableware. 1-375 AD. Roman import objects. Germanic Tribes
Germanic Tribes. Tableware. Early Roman Imperial Period (1-375 AD). Roman import objects. From Lubsow Graves, Pomerania (now Poland). Neues Museum (New Museum). Berlin. Germany

Background imageImported Collection: Fruit Label -- Agustin Gozem Gaya

Fruit Label -- Agustin Gozem Gaya
Fruit Label -- imported from Spain by Agustin Gomez Gaya, depicting a boy playing jazz rhythms a set of drums. Date: 20th century

Background imageImported Collection: I rather like that imported affair

I rather like that imported affair. Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt wearing his Rough Rider uniform and looking at the style of hats worn by past presidents US Grant, Abraham Lincoln

Background imageImported Collection: Chinese Immigrants

Chinese Immigrants
Chinese labour imported into Guadeloupe

Background imageImported Collection: Lady smoking a Batschari cigarette

Lady smoking a Batschari cigarette
A fashionable lady smokes under the starry sky - advertisement for A Batschari Imported Oriental Cigarettes. Date: 1924

Background imageImported Collection: Objects from Skeldal, central Jutland. 2000-1700 BC

Objects from Skeldal, central Jutland. 2000-1700 BC
Local made and imported objects from Skeldal, central Jutland. Bracelets, axes and necklaces. 2000-1700 BC. National Museum of Denmark. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageImported Collection: Vases, bowl and jug. Tomb 55. Meidum, Egypt. 2613-2589 BC

Vases, bowl and jug. Tomb 55. Meidum, Egypt. 2613-2589 BC
Vases and bowl of alabaster and jug imported from the Levant. Tomb 55 of Meidum, Egypt. Reign of Snofru. Old Kingdom. 4th Dynasty. 2613-2589 BC. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageImported Collection: Importing Fruit at Docks

Importing Fruit at Docks
Fruit is imported for Christmas at busy London docks and warehouses. Date: circa 1850

Background imageImported Collection: A flock of llamas, imported from Peru in 1858

A flock of llamas, imported from Peru in 1858
A flock of llamas, imported to England by Mr. Benjamin Whitehead Gee direct from Peru in 1858. This was the first flock that arrived in England by the overland route

Background imageImported Collection: Fruit Label -- Sol-Land oranges

Fruit Label -- Sol-Land oranges
Fruit Label -- Sol-Land selected oranges, imported from Spain. Depicting a Spanish lady and a rising sun. Date: 20th century

Background imageImported Collection: Fruit Label -- Jubileum

Fruit Label -- Jubileum, 1898-1923, selected fruit (in Dutch). Date: 20th century

Background imageImported Collection: Fruit Label -- Pedro Monsonis oranges

Fruit Label -- Pedro Monsonis oranges
Fruit Label -- Pedro Monsonis selected oranges, imported from Valencia, Spain, depicting two Greedy Mice pulling a giant orange apart. Date: 20th century

Background imageImported Collection: Fruit Label -- Spanish oranges

Fruit Label -- Spanish oranges
Fruit Label -- oranges imported from Burriana (Borriana), Spain, by Elias Sanahuja Sanz. Depicting a lion with a red and yellow flag. Date: 20th century

Background imageImported Collection: Chinese Mining Boy, South Africa

Chinese Mining Boy, South Africa
A Chinese Mining Boy, South Africa. Between 1904 and 1910, over 63, 000 contracted miners were brought in to work the mines of the Witwatersrand

Background imageImported Collection: Chinese Mining Boys - South Africa

Chinese Mining Boys - South Africa
Three Chinese Mining Boys. Between 1904 and 1910, over 63, 000 contracted miners were brought in to work the mines of the Witwatersrand

Background imageImported Collection: Chinese Musicians - one playing an Erhu - South Africa

Chinese Musicians - one playing an Erhu - South Africa
Chinese Musicians - one pictured playing an Erhu - in South Africa. Between 1904 and 1910, over 63, 000 contracted miners were brought in to work the mines of the Witwatersrand

Background imageImported Collection: Police in Chinese Compound, South Africa - contracted miners

Police in Chinese Compound, South Africa - contracted miners
Police in a Chinese Compound, South Africa. Between 1904 and 1910, over 63, 000 contracted miners were brought in to work the mines of the Witwatersrand

Background imageImported Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - Harbour Customs

Thessaloniki, Greece - Harbour Customs - checking recently-arrived large wooden packing cases on railway wagons. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageImported Collection: Indian Maypole Dance

Indian Maypole Dance. A traditional English social custom, which seems to have been met with a sizeable lack of interest (!) by this group of Indian Children. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageImported Collection: Big imported elephant

Big imported elephant. Japanese print shows an elephant with caretaker. Date 1863

Background imageImported Collection: Sugar means ships - The consumption of sugar sweetened drink

Sugar means ships - The consumption of sugar sweetened drinks must be reduced For your beverages 400 million lbs. of sugar were imported in ships last year - Every ship is needed to carry soldiers

Background imageImported Collection: Big imported elephant from India

Big imported elephant from India. Japanese print shows Japanese man with an elephant. Date 1863

Background imageImported Collection: Percheron stallion Duc de Chartres, imported by A. Rogy: win

Percheron stallion Duc de Chartres, imported by A. Rogy: winner of first prize, grand gold medal, at the Concours Hippique Regional; held at Alencon, France, in 1873. Date c1883

Background imageImported Collection: Time, gentlement, please! - anti-jazz music, 1913

Time, gentlement, please! - anti-jazz music, 1913
The personification of Time drops her lyre in horror and covers her ears against the latest American import: Jazz. Date: 1913

Background imageImported Collection: Greek New Years Card

Greek New Years Card
An interesting Greek New Years card, featuring two young Dutch girls, with Greek script

Background imageImported Collection: Customs official tests imported wine

Customs official tests imported wine
A customs official tests wine from an imported barrel of wine. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageImported Collection: African Elephant at London Zoo, 1865

African Elephant at London Zoo, 1865
Engraving showing an African elephant at the Zoological Societys Gardens (London Zoo) in Regents Park, 1865. This animal had just been imported into England at the time this engraving was made

Background imageImported Collection: Customs Official checks the volume of wine in a barrel

Customs Official checks the volume of wine in a barrel
A customs Official checks the level of wine in an imported barrel. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageImported Collection: Unloading Sugar, Bristol

Unloading Sugar, Bristol
Sugar imported into Britain: barrels are unloaded at Bristol quay



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