Skip to main content

Insurance Collection

Background imageInsurance Collection: The Underwriting Room of Lloyds of London, 1886

The Underwriting Room of Lloyds of London, 1886
Engraving showing the interior of the Underwriting Room of Lloyds of London, the insurance company, 1886

Background imageInsurance Collection: London Fire Engine Establishment, list of fire stations

London Fire Engine Establishment, list of fire stations
Formed in 1833, the LFEE took over firefighting in London from the various Insurance Company fire brigades. It had 19 fire stations and its headquarters was located at Watling Street, City of London

Background imageInsurance Collection: The fleet protects the nation - Prudential Life Insurance pr

The fleet protects the nation - Prudential Life Insurance protects the home. Illustration shows a fleet of steam-powered warships sailing past the Rock of Gibraltar labeled The Prudential has

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyds Interior 1960S

Lloyds Interior 1960S
A busy scene inside Lloyds of London. Date: late 1960s

Background imageInsurance Collection: Belgrade - Serbia - Hotel Moscow

Belgrade - Serbia - Hotel Moscow and the Rossia Insurance Company building. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageInsurance Collection: David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street

David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street
Lloyd George pictured leaving Downing Street after his resignation with his wife and daughter Megan. His resignation announcement featured in the Court circular of 19th October

Background imageInsurance Collection: New Lloyds Coffee House

New Lloyds Coffee House
The New Lloyds Coffee House, Popes Head Alley, London - the recognised meeting-place for marine insurers

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyds Interior

Lloyds Interior
A busy scene inside Lloyds of London. Date: late 1960s

Background imageInsurance Collection: Woodmen of the World Building, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Woodmen of the World Building, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Woodmen of the World Building, Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. It housed a fraternal benefit society operating as an insurance company. Date: circa 1912

Background imageInsurance Collection: A view down Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia

A view down Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia Date: circa 1930s

Background imageInsurance Collection: Indian Rice Merchants, Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)

Indian Rice Merchants, Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)
Indian Rice Merchants (Lakhmichand Manikchand) in Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) - note the slightly cheeky bit of advertising by the Insurance Broker in the front row

Background imageInsurance Collection: The Loss Book at Lloyds of London, 1877

The Loss Book at Lloyds of London, 1877
Engraving showing a group of Lloyds underwriters consulting the Loss Book in their offices, after a bad spell of storms in the winter of 1876-7

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyds Coffee House, London

Lloyds Coffee House, London. 1798

Background imageInsurance Collection: LCC-LFB Major fire at Prudential Insurance Building

LCC-LFB Major fire at Prudential Insurance Building
Massive crowds gather to watch the London Fire Brigade fight the fire in the Prudential Assurance Company building located in High Holborn WC1, 16 June 1932

Background imageInsurance Collection: GLC-LFB Centenary Royal Review at Lambeth HQ

GLC-LFB Centenary Royal Review at Lambeth HQ
To celebrate the 100 years of the London Fire Brigade, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip reviewed the London Fire Brigade at Lambeth headquarters

Background imageInsurance Collection: London Salvage Corps at work with salvage sheets

London Salvage Corps at work with salvage sheets
The London Salvage Corps were financed by the Insurance Companies and were not part of the London Fire Brigade. However they operated in concert with the Brigade

Background imageInsurance Collection: The Commercial Room of Lloyds of London, 1844

The Commercial Room of Lloyds of London, 1844
Engraving showing a large body of the British public in the Commercial Room of Lloyds of London, the insurance company, 1844

Background imageInsurance Collection: Renfield Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Renfield Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Showing the Lancashire Insurance Building Date: 1900s

Background imageInsurance Collection: Head Office of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, New York

Head Office of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, New York
Illustration showing the exterior of the Head Office of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, New York, 1900

Background imageInsurance Collection: The Mutual Life Insurance Company Offices, London, 1900

The Mutual Life Insurance Company Offices, London, 1900
Illustration showing the exterior of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York Offices (on right) in Cornhill, London, 1900

Background imageInsurance Collection: The Clearing House, Lombard Street, London, 1847

The Clearing House, Lombard Street, London, 1847
Engraving showing the interior of the Clearing House in Lombard Street, London, 1847. This was an important financial institution, located at the back of the Guardian Insurance Office

Background imageInsurance Collection: James Griffiths

James Griffiths
James Jim Griffiths, Labour M.P. for Llanelli, Wales from 1936 to 1970. Pictured here before the 1950 election, he had served in the 1945 - 50 Labour Government as Minister for National Insurance

Background imageInsurance Collection: Display of cattle at annual County Show, Devon

Display of cattle at annual County Show, Devon
Display of cattle, led by handlers, at the annual County Show, Devon. Date: 1960s

Background imageInsurance Collection: London, Edinburgh & Glasgow Assurance Company Ltd

London, Edinburgh & Glasgow Assurance Company Ltd. - advertorial flyer Date: 1882

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyd Georges Maternity Insurance Benefit

Lloyd Georges Maternity Insurance Benefit
In the early twentieth century a free National Health Service did not yet exist and the poor could not usually afford medical services

Background imageInsurance Collection: John Bews shop front in Guernsey, Channel Islands

John Bews shop front in Guernsey, Channel Islands
John Bew, Wholesale & Retail Tobacco & Cigar Merchant, and Ship Insurance Agent -- his shop front in Guernsey, Channel Islands, with a female assistant standing in the doorway. Date: circa 1905

Background imageInsurance Collection: Insurance Policy 1807 -1

Insurance Policy 1807 -1
Part of an insurance policy Date: 1807

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyds Underwriter examining a globe, 1886

Lloyds Underwriter examining a globe, 1886
Engraving showing a Lloyds of London insurance underwriter, closely examining a globe of the Earth, 1886

Background imageInsurance Collection: Cartoon of David Lloyd-George as Queen Victoria, 1911

Cartoon of David Lloyd-George as Queen Victoria, 1911
Cartoon of David Lloyd-George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, then Liberal Chancellor of the Exchequer, who had just passed the National Insurance Act and thereby earnt The Bystanders scorn

Background imageInsurance Collection: Insurance advertisement from 1912

Insurance advertisement from 1912
A rather macabre insurance advertisement, with six photographs illustrating various road accidents of the time, including motor cars, motor bus, train and horse cabs

Background imageInsurance Collection: London Fireman 1750

London Fireman 1750
A London fireman stands beside his engine : he is employed by an insurance company, the Hand-in-hand whose uniform he wears

Background imageInsurance Collection: Dassault Falcon 20 N803LC

Dassault Falcon 20 N803LC
Dassault Falcon 20C N803LC (msn ), of Life & Casualty Insurance, at Lucabough Airport, Baltimore Maryland, on 21 October 1968. Date: 1968

Background imageInsurance Collection: Sun Buildings, Spooners Corner, Plymouth

Sun Buildings, Spooners Corner, Plymouth, showing Farrows Bank Ltd and other premises. circa 1910s

Background imageInsurance Collection: Mabel Lucie Attwell - The Working of the Act

Mabel Lucie Attwell - The Working of the Act - National Insurance 6d Stamp

Background imageInsurance Collection: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Grain Exchange

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Grain Exchange - 156-160 Princess Street. Winnipegs 2nd Grain Exchange building from 1898-1908

Background imageInsurance Collection: Illustration of the CIS Building, Corporation

Illustration of the CIS Building, Corporation Street, Manchester

Background imageInsurance Collection: Lloyds Register of Shipping, various years

Lloyds Register of Shipping, various years
MARITIME BOOKS: Lloyds Register of Shipping for 1970-71 and 1992-93. (5)

Background imageInsurance Collection: Eagle Star British Dominions Insurance Advert

Eagle Star British Dominions Insurance Advert
An advertisement illustration for the Eagle Star & British Dominions Insurance Company Ltd, showing a fine tudor house, with a large scroll placed over it, bearing the words

Background imageInsurance Collection: British Dominions General Insurance Advertisement

British Dominions General Insurance Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for the British Dominions General Insurance Co. Ltd, promoting the All-in household insurance policy

Background imageInsurance Collection: RMS Titanic - two insurance company letters

RMS Titanic - two insurance company letters
RMS Titanic - two letters dated 27 June 1912 and 24 September 1912, from the North British & Mercantile Insurance Co in Edinburgh to the Ocean Marine Insurance Company in London

Background imageInsurance Collection: Manhattan - New York City - Madision Square Garden

Manhattan - New York City - Madision Square Garden
Looking Northwest from the roof of the Home Office of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of New York. Madison Square Graden tower on the right. Date: circa 1909

Background imageInsurance Collection: Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith

Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith
Political cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith, I can't get all this washed in time - cat washerwoman attempting to cope with Parliamentary Bills in the form of laundry

Background imageInsurance Collection: Gates Learjet 24 N316M

Gates Learjet 24 N316M (msn 24-101), of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company. Date: circa 1969

Background imageInsurance Collection: Insurance companies memorial

Insurance companies memorial with the Latin motto: Non Omnis Moriar (not all will die). The sculpture shows firefighters on a horse-drawn fire engine, rushing to fight a fire. (2 of 3)

Background imageInsurance Collection: Welsh hunger marchers 1934

Welsh hunger marchers 1934
Some of the hunger marchers who marched from South Wales to London in protest at the Unemployment Insurance Bill, which would set dole rates at a national level

Background imageInsurance Collection: Cartoon, National Insurance Bill

Cartoon, National Insurance Bill. Patient to GP: This treatment will be the death of me'. Doctor: (National Insurance Bill): I dare say you know best, but there is always a chance'

Background imageInsurance Collection: Comic postcard, Woman with six children

Comic postcard, Woman with six children at the insurance office Date: 20th century

Background imageInsurance Collection: Street scene with wallpaper shop and laundry

Street scene with wallpaper shop and laundry
Street scene with pedestrians, wallpaper shop, laundry and bank. Date: circa 1930s



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping