Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Spithead Air Ferry to and from the island, winter fare seven shillings and sixpence return, seven services daily. Travel in warmth and comfort.
© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans
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Coastguards and civilians of Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey
Commemorative postcard, Heroes All! Five brave coastguards and two civilians of Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, who rescued 20 members of the 2nd Walworth Boy Scouts Troop who got into difficulties when their training vessel, a 32 foot ex-naval cutter, was hit by a sudden squall and capsized. Sadly, nine Sea Scouts died. There were 23 Sea Scouts, the Scout Master and five helpers on board. The tragedy was widely reported in newspapers at the time. A Memorial was erected in 1914 in Nunhead Cemetery.
4 August 1912
© Mary Evans / The Scout Association
The Skye crofters Land League Agitation
Sketches in the Isle of Skye: the Crofters Land League. 1.Staffin, from the Bay. 2.Crofters huts in Portree. 3.Women of the crofters. 4. A Skye landlord. 5. Marines at Uig wading to their boats at low-tide. 6. The postman's horn. 7. Police, under direction of the sheriff, constructing a bridge for marines bringing supplies to the lodge. 8. Field Lieutenant of H.M.S Assistance sorting letters. 9. Patriarch opening the crofters meeting with prayer. 10. View of Uig, from bows of H.M.S Assistance, with boats conveying marines ashore, and H.M.S Forester
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans