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Jan20 Collection

Background imageJan20 Collection: Trust - A Glen of Imaal Terrier demonstrating the Glen Sit. Date: 1942

Trust - A Glen of Imaal Terrier demonstrating the Glen Sit. Date: 1942
" Trust" - A Glen of Imaal Terrier demonstrating the Glen Sit. Date: 1942

Background imageJan20 Collection: Early view of Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa with Table Mountain in the

Early view of Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa with Table Mountain in the (shrouded in cloud) in the background. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJan20 Collection: They say cleanliness is next to Godliness - but I say its next to impossible

They say cleanliness is next to Godliness - but I say its next to impossible. A young child fails to clean their grimy knees no matter how hard they scrub! Date: 1933

Background imageJan20 Collection: Parma was a four-masted steel-hulled barque which was built in 1902 as Arrow for the

Parma was a four-masted steel-hulled barque which was built in 1902 as Arrow for the Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd, London. In 1912 she was sold to F. Laeisz, Hamburg, Germany

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Gymkhana Regatta, Naini Tal (Nainital), India - a hill station in the Indian state

The Gymkhana Regatta, Naini Tal (Nainital), India - a hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Lockheed Super Constellation of KLM - The Flying Dutchman. Date: circa 1951

Lockheed Super Constellation of KLM - The Flying Dutchman. Date: circa 1951

Background imageJan20 Collection: Humber saloon advert - Molyneux - Gertrude Lawrence

Humber saloon advert - Molyneux - Gertrude Lawrence
Advertisement for the Humber Vogue Saloon, a special model with design input from couturier Edward Molyneux - there were a number of collaborations between artists/designers

Background imageJan20 Collection: Gertrude Lawrence in Molyneux

Gertrude Lawrence in Molyneux
A pale green and russet brown evening ensemble by Edward Molyneux, designed for Gertrude Lawrence to wear in the play, Behold we Live at the St. Jamess Theatre in 1932. Date: 1932

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Grand Waterfall ( La Grande Cascade ) - The Park, Saint-Cloud

The Grand Waterfall ( La Grande Cascade ) - The Park, Saint-Cloud, western suburbs of Paris, France. Date: circa 1909

Background imageJan20 Collection: Croatia - Pula - The Roman Amphitheatre. The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre

Croatia - Pula - The Roman Amphitheatre. The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Cleanliness - Health - The Truest Wealth - promotional postcard for the Health & Cleanliness

Cleanliness - Health - The Truest Wealth - promotional postcard for the Health & Cleanliness Council (HCC) - 5 Tavistock Square, London. Date: circa late 1920s

Background imageJan20 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 imageJan20 Collection: HMS Pinafore, Captain Corcoran and crew

HMS Pinafore, Captain Corcoran and crew
HMS Pinafore. Captain Corcoran and crew of the ship. My gallant crew, good morning! Date: 1908

Background imageJan20 Collection: Miss Edith Day in Irene by Kate Carew

Miss Edith Day in Irene by Kate Carew
Irene Day, caricatured by Kate Carew in the play Irene playing at the Empire Theatre, London in 1920. Date: 1920

Background imageJan20 Collection: Skiers - Riffelboden - view of Matterhorn - nr. Zermatt

Skiers - Riffelboden - view of Matterhorn - nr. Zermatt, Switzerland Date: circa late 1930s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Al-Shumaisi Hospital (now the King Saud Medical Centre), Riyadh - Saudi Arabia. Date

Al-Shumaisi Hospital (now the King Saud Medical Centre), Riyadh - Saudi Arabia. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Hon. Mrs Bowes-Lyon and her children

The Hon. Mrs Bowes-Lyon and her children
Mrs Bowes-Lyon, formerly Fenella Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, Lord Clintons younger daughter and wife of John Bowes-Lyon, Lord Strathmore younger son and brother to Queen Elizabeth

Background imageJan20 Collection: (Goat) Meat Stall - New Market, Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal state, India

(Goat) Meat Stall - New Market, Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal state, India. The two gentleman on the right are clearly Muslim and therefore practising Halal Butchery. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) dedicated to Lord Shiva

The Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) dedicated to Lord Shiva, Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh, India. The Temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga

Background imageJan20 Collection: Farming in Buraydah, the capital of Al-Qassim Region in north-central Saudi Arabia

Farming in Buraydah, the capital of Al-Qassim Region in north-central Saudi Arabia in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra

Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated on the banks of river Godavari - this card shows the fine stone bridge over the river

Background imageJan20 Collection: The First Grandchild - three generations of German Royalty, Grandfather Kaiser Wilhelm II

The First Grandchild - three generations of German Royalty, Grandfather Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941), his son German Crown Prince Wilhelm (1882-1951) and his son

Background imageJan20 Collection: Mercedes Gleitze (1900-1981) - British professional swimmer

Mercedes Gleitze (1900-1981) - British professional swimmer. She was the first person to swim the Straits of Gibraltar and the first British woman to swim the English Channel

Background imageJan20 Collection: Uniform of Officer and Sergeant of the Seaforth Highlanders (Rosshire Buffs, Duke

Uniform of Officer and Sergeant of the Seaforth Highlanders (Rosshire Buffs, Duke of Albany s) - formed in 1778 by Earl of Seaforth. Date: 1942

Background imageJan20 Collection: Elizabeth Jenns in front of Gluck painting by Madame Yevonde

Elizabeth Jenns in front of Gluck painting by Madame Yevonde
Miss Elizabeth Jenns poses in a green velvet Lanvingown from Albert and Johnson in front of Glucks decorative painting of lilies, on view at the Fine Arts Galleries in 1932. Date: 1932

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Ivy, 1946

The Ivy, 1946
Illustration of the interior of the original Ivy restaurant in West Street, Seven Dials, Covent Garden. Famously frequented by the great and the good

Background imageJan20 Collection: Lines Bros toys advertisement, car and scooters (Tri-ang)

Lines Bros toys advertisement, car and scooters (Tri-ang)
Advertisement for Triangtois toys manufactured by Lines Brothers in the Old Kent Road in London, including a smart pedal car and varieties of scooters including the Fairyscoot and the Fairycycle

Background imageJan20 Collection: The Town Hall, Reading, Berkshire - with the Statue of Queen Victoria and St

The Town Hall, Reading, Berkshire - with the Statue of Queen Victoria and St. Laurences Church. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer

Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer
Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - " Take Cover" - an eager volunteer warden shouts down an alert of any occupants of a Ladies Public Convenience! Date: circa 1917

Background imageJan20 Collection: Large German Military Brass Band in all its glory! Date: circa 1909

Large German Military Brass Band in all its glory! Date: circa 1909

Background imageJan20 Collection: View of Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland, snow-covered scene. Date: circa late 1930s

View of Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland, snow-covered scene. Date: circa late 1930s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Greetings Postcard - Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Date: circa 1908

Greetings Postcard - Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Date: circa 1908

Background imageJan20 Collection: Haile Selassie I - Crown Prince and Regent of the Ethiopian Empire (from 1916 to 1928)

Haile Selassie I - Crown Prince and Regent of the Ethiopian Empire (from 1916 to 1928), and then King and Regent (from 1928 to 1930), and finally Emperor (from 1930 to 1974)

Background imageJan20 Collection: Korean War era - Commonwealth Sign - The 38th parallel north

Korean War era - Commonwealth Sign - The 38th parallel north, which formed the border between North and South Korea prior to the Korean War. Date: circa 1952

Background imageJan20 Collection: View looking down toward the Kaaba (al-Kaʿbah al-Musharrafah) - Mecca, Saudi Arabia

View looking down toward the Kaaba (al-Kaʿbah al-Musharrafah) - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
View looking down toward the Kaaba (al-Kaʿ bah al-Musharrafah) - Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the

Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the border between North and South Korea prior to the Korean War. Date: circa 1952

Background imageJan20 Collection: Dhondy Road, Deolali, Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the

Dhondy Road, Deolali, Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Lagoon View Caravan Camp, Instow, Devon. Date: circa 1950

Lagoon View Caravan Camp, Instow, Devon. Date: circa 1950

Background imageJan20 Collection: Rinking - Roller Skating fun for all ages - When Awkwardness is useful!. Date

Rinking - Roller Skating fun for all ages - When Awkwardness is useful!. Date
Rinking - Roller Skating fun for all ages - " When Awkwardness is useful!". Date: circa 1905

Background imageJan20 Collection: Small Icelandic Farmstead and owners - Iceland. Date: circa 1903

Small Icelandic Farmstead and owners - Iceland. Date: circa 1903

Background imageJan20 Collection: Opening of the Albert Palace in Battersea, London in 1885

Opening of the Albert Palace in Battersea, London in 1885. Engravings show views of the palace from the lake, the band stand (kiosque)

Background imageJan20 Collection: Interior view of the Norris Green British Restaurant, Liverpool during the Second World War

Interior view of the Norris Green British Restaurant, Liverpool during the Second World War. British Restaurants were communal restaurants during the Second World War providing a cooked meal

Background imageJan20 Collection: Exterior view of the Norris Green British Restaurant in Liverpool during the Second World War

Exterior view of the Norris Green British Restaurant in Liverpool during the Second World War. British Restaurants were communal restaurants during the Second World War providing a cooked meal

Background imageJan20 Collection: Mural decorations in the Stoke-on-Trent British Restaurant during the Second World War

Mural decorations in the Stoke-on-Trent British Restaurant during the Second World War, on the theme of 1851 and All That and carried out by Arthur Berry

Background imageJan20 Collection: Athens, Greece - Relief sculptures - Theatre of Dionysus

Athens, Greece - Relief sculptures - Theatre of Dionysus. Alterations carried out in the third century AD by the archon Phaedrus included the re-use of earlier Hadrianic reliefs (pictured here)

Background imageJan20 Collection: Placing a bear in charge of the flock of sheep! Ax-les-Thermes - a commune in the

Placing a bear in charge of the flock of sheep! Ax-les-Thermes - a commune in the Arige department in the Occitanie region of south-western France. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJan20 Collection: Blackwell Recovery Home, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Date: circa 1950s

Blackwell Recovery Home, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageJan20 Collection: A quite superb photographic postcard of a group of Masai Women from Kenya, East Africa

A quite superb photographic postcard of a group of Masai Women from Kenya, East Africa. Date: circa 1930s



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