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Inspector Collection

Background imageInspector Collection: Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst a suffragette, on her way to Cannon Row after smacking Inspector Jarviss face. 1909

Background imageInspector Collection: Someone Drops a Sixpence Near Somerset House - HM Bateman

Someone Drops a Sixpence Near Somerset House - HM Bateman
H.M. Bateman had a particular loathing for the taxman as exemplified in this cartoon showing the inhabitants of Somerset House (then the home of the Inland Revenue)

Background imageInspector Collection: Four early women police officers in uniform, WW1

Four early women police officers in uniform, WW1
Four early women police officers in uniform, in the street outside the Women Police Service building, London, on duty during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageInspector Collection: Santa caught by the tax inspector by H. M. Bateman

Santa caught by the tax inspector by H. M. Bateman
A rather surprised looking Father Christmas, who has arrived at the house of a tax inspector to innocently deliver toys on Christmas Eve, finds himself caught by a vigilant tax inspector. H.M

Background imageInspector Collection: Sir William C. Brooks, Vanity Fair, Spy

Sir William C. Brooks, Vanity Fair, Spy
SIR WILLIAM CUNLIFFE BROOKS, 1st Baronet (1819 - 1900) Lawyer, banker and Conservative Member of Parliament for East Cheshire. Caption: The Golden Pippen Date: 1819 - 1900

Background imageInspector Collection: Police and Fire Brigade attending a fire at Chelsea FC

Police and Fire Brigade attending a fire at Chelsea FC
Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade attending a fire at Chelsea FC. This photograph by Sub-Inspector C R C Turner shows Inspector A J Jones (Officer in Charge) and others at Walham Green

Background imageInspector Collection: George Town, Penang, Malaysia - Campbell Street

George Town, Penang, Malaysia - Campbell Street
Penang, Malaysia - Campbell Street, named after the Penang Inspector General (1866-1891) Sir George William Robert Campbell

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden and her brothers, London

Inspector Alice B Clayden and her brothers, London
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, with her three brothers (together with Sergeant Henry Pegler) in the yard of Crawford Place Police Station, London W1 -- the brothers are

Background imageInspector Collection: Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London

Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London
A woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, at Kennington, London, wearing belted jacket (summer uniform), helmet with badge, white shirt and tie, and duty armband. Date: 1933

Background imageInspector Collection: The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers Guild, known as The Syn

The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers Guild, known as The Syn
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669). Dutch painter. The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers Guild, known as The Syndics, 1662. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageInspector Collection: Woman police officer, Inspector Alice B Clayden, London

Woman police officer, Inspector Alice B Clayden, London
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, London. She also had three brothers in the police force. In 1922, during the period of the so-called Geddes Axe when the government of the day

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace

Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, outside Buckingham Palace on 2 January 1928. Her brother Sergeant Alfred William Clayden (second from left)

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace

Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden (second from right), outside Buckingham Palace on 2 January 1928. Her brother Sergeant Alfred William Clayden (second from left)

Background imageInspector Collection: All Tickets Please - Conductor interrupts a Romantic Moment

All Tickets Please - Conductor interrupts a Romantic Moment
" All Tickets Please!" A British Rail Ticket Conductor interrupts a Romantic Moment in First Class. We will never know if they did have a Ticket to Ride, but she don t care

Background imageInspector Collection: Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol
NIKOLAI VASILIEVICH GOGOL Russian writer, regarded as the father of realism in Russian literature : noted for Dead souls and The inspector general

Background imageInspector 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 imageInspector Collection: Comic postcard, Woman in bikini and beach inspector Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman in bikini and beach inspector Date: 20th century

Background imageInspector Collection: Texas Ag-1 N222

Texas Ag-1 N222. The first of the specialised agricultural aircraft, designed and built at Texas A&M College Aircraft Research Center by Fred Weick

Background imageInspector Collection: Hemline Regulations

Hemline Regulations
A female swimmer having the hemline of her bathing costume inspected at Palm Beach. Date: circa 1925

Background imageInspector Collection: David Wetzel, trades unionist in the transport industry

David Wetzel, trades unionist in the transport industry
David (Dave) Wetzel (b 1942), trades unionist (TGWU) with a background in London Transport and Transport for London, where he began his working life as a bus conductor, driver and inspector

Background imageInspector Collection: Robert O'Hara Burke

Robert O'Hara Burke (1820 - 1861), Irish explorer, pictured shortly before his death in 1861. Burke had emigrated to Australia in 1853

Background imageInspector Collection: Men interrogated by Chief Inspector Melville

Men interrogated by Chief Inspector Melville
All the men whom Chief Inspector Melville suspected were taken into the bar of the club and closely interrogated. 1894

Background imageInspector Collection: Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, 18thC

Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, 18thC
Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, late 18th century. Table d hote. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from Journal of Sentimental Travels

Background imageInspector Collection: Mesmerism, Rabbit vs. Stoat by H. M. Bateman

Mesmerism, Rabbit vs. Stoat by H. M. Bateman
Cartoon by H. M. Bateman who frequently lampooned the tax man in his work. Here, a meek looking man looks rather like a rabbit, trembling under the intense

Background imageInspector Collection: Group of the police force newly organised in Bengal

Group of the police force newly organised in Bengal
Police force newly organised in Bengal including Lieutenant Bowie, Inspector Harry Mullick and Inspector Pandy. 1864

Background imageInspector Collection: Edmund Fosbery, Inspector General, New South Wales Police

Edmund Fosbery, Inspector General, New South Wales Police
Hon Edmund Walcott Fosbery (1834-1919) CMG, Inspector General of Police (1874-1903), New South Wales, Australia. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageInspector Collection: Conference of Police Commissioners, Australia

Conference of Police Commissioners, Australia -- (left to right) Thomas O Callaghan (Victoria), Colonel L Madley (South Australia), W E Parry Okeden (Queensland), Captain Fred Hare (West Australia)

Background imageInspector Collection: Thomas Garvin ISO, Inspector General, New South Wales Police

Thomas Garvin ISO, Inspector General, New South Wales Police
Thomas Garvin CISO (Companion of the Imperial Service Order) (1843-1922), Inspector General (1904-1910), New South Wales Police Force, Australia. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector General E C Day, New South Wales Police Force

Inspector General E C Day, New South Wales Police Force
Inspector General Ernest Charles Day, New South Wales Police Force, Australia. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageInspector Collection: The Ticket Inspector

The Ticket Inspector - People You See. From Teddy Bear (28 November 1964). Original artwork loaned for scanning by the Illustration Art Gallery. Date: 1964

Background imageInspector Collection: Arsene Lupin by Francis de Croisset and Maurice Leblanc

Arsene Lupin by Francis de Croisset and Maurice Leblanc, French production at the Theatre de l Athenee, Paris, . Lupin brandishes a bomb at Chief Inspector Guerchard and other policemen (Act IV)

Background imageInspector Collection: Women police officers in self-defence exercise

Women police officers in self-defence exercise
Two women police officers taking part in a self-defence demonstration exercise at an outdoor event. One of them is Inspector Sheila Ward. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector Sheila Ward, Met Police, London

Inspector Sheila Ward, Met Police, London
Inspector Sheila Ward (b.c1937), Met Police, London, the first woman to hold the post of Station Inspector, at Kings Cross. Seen here speaking to a line of male police officers

Background imageInspector Collection: Princess Margaret meeting Metropolitan Police officers

Princess Margaret meeting Metropolitan Police officers during a visit to the Commissioners Mess. Among those present are Assistant Commissioner John Gerrard

Background imageInspector Collection: Inspector Janet Knott, Met Police, London

Inspector Janet Knott, Met Police, London
Inspector Janet Knott, first woman inspector in the Traffic Division of the Met Police, London. Seen here speaking on a motorcycle radio, with a male colleague on the right. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageInspector Collection: War Workers Alphabet

War Workers Alphabet
A poem of the alphabet showing wartime womens working jobs from A to Z, including things such ass for shepherdess. Every letter of the alphabet includes an illustration

Background imageInspector Collection: TV detectives

TV detectives
Columbo (Peter Falk), Tom Barnaby (John Nettles), Frost (David Jason), Jessica Fletcher (Angela Lansbury), Miss Marple (Joan Hickson), Inspector Wexford (George Baker), Poirot (David Suchet)

Background imageInspector Collection: Five police officers, including Inspector Helen Hunt

Five police officers, including Inspector Helen Hunt, who is wearing the Norman Hartnell style womens uniform introduced in 1968

Background imageInspector Collection: Barbara Denis de Vitre, Assistant HMI, visiting Germany

Barbara Denis de Vitre, Assistant HMI, visiting Germany
Assistant HMI (His/Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary) Barbara Denis de Vitre, on a postwar visit to Germany, where she was an expert consultant on the employment of women in the German police

Background imageInspector Collection: Barbara Denis de Vitre, Assistant HMI, Stuttgart, Germany

Barbara Denis de Vitre, Assistant HMI, Stuttgart, Germany
Assistant HMI (His/Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary) Barbara Denis de Vitre, on a postwar visit to Germany, where she was an expert consultant on the employment of women in the German police

Background imageInspector Collection: Woman police officer, Charlotte Grace Dixon, London

Woman police officer, Charlotte Grace Dixon, London
An early woman police officer, Inspector Charlotte Grace Dixon, who joined the Metropolitan Police in 1920. Date: early 1920s

Background imageInspector Collection: Louis Racine - French poet of the Age of the Enlightenment

Louis Racine - French poet of the Age of the Enlightenment
Louis Racine (1692-1763) - French poet of the Age of the Enlightenment. Later an inspector-general of taxes at Marseille in Provence. A member of the Academie des Inscriptions. Date: circa 1749

Background imageInspector Collection: Trial of Suffrage Leaders

Trial of Suffrage Leaders. Shows Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, Christabel Pankhurst and Flora Drummond at the W.S.P.U offices, while Inspector Jarvis issues summonses for their arrest

Background imageInspector Collection: Josef Roth von Limanowa-Lapanow, WW1

Josef Roth von Limanowa-Lapanow, WW1
Josef Roth von Limanowa-Lapanow (1859-1927), Austro-Hungarian officer, Colonel General from 1918. During the First World War he was division commander

Background imageInspector Collection: DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace

DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace
DI Jill McTeague of the Arts & Antiques Squad of the Metropolitan Police, holding a stolen necklace which has been recovered

Background imageInspector Collection: th Huxley / Sambourne 1881

th Huxley / Sambourne 1881
THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY A satire on the English scientists role as Inspector of Fisheries

Background imageInspector Collection: Bethnal Green / Slum / 1863

Bethnal Green / Slum / 1863
Bethnal Green, London : interior of a garret at No 10, Hollybush- Place; a workman describes conditions to a visiting inspector

Background imageInspector Collection: Policewomen recruits measured for height, London

Policewomen recruits measured for height, London
Policewomen recruits in civilian clothes being measured for height by a woman police officer (possibly Inspector Alice B Clayden). Another woman police officer watches from behind a desk



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