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Jumping Collection

Background imageJumping Collection: Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump

Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump
Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens (1913-1980) in the Long Jump, producing his gold medal-winning leap of 26 ft 5 in (one of four golds he won at this games). Date: 1936

Background imageJumping Collection: Liverpool Grand National Steeplechase

Liverpool Grand National Steeplechase. 1839

Background imageJumping Collection: Spring-Heeled Jack winged monster

Spring-Heeled Jack winged monster
Winged man-monster who terrified residents of Blackheath and other London suburbs from 1837 for many years but was never caught Date: 1830s

Background imageJumping Collection: Wigan Pier

Wigan Pier
Boys in swimming shorts jump off Wigan Pier into the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1990

Background imageJumping Collection: The Beatles rehearsing for the Royal Variety Performance

The Beatles rehearsing for the Royal Variety Performance
Photo of The Beatles jumping during rehearsal for the Royal Variety Performance Date: 1963

Background imageJumping Collection: Advertisement for Old Bushmills Whiskey - Fox Hunt

Advertisement for Old Bushmills Whiskey - Fox Hunt circa 1920

Background imageJumping Collection: Silhouette of fox hunting scene

Silhouette of fox hunting scene
Silhouette of a fox hunting scene with three horse riders leaping a fence

Background imageJumping Collection: Silhouettes of the Chase by H. L. Oakley

Silhouettes of the Chase by H. L. Oakley
Two silhouettes cut by H. L. Oakley showing scenes from a hunt. The first shows the hunt meeting at a village pub, while the second shows them at full stretch galloping across countryside

Background imageJumping Collection: International horse show advert

International horse show advert
International horse show at Olympia advert for June 21st-30th, year unknown, but possibly 1930s

Background imageJumping Collection: Olympics / 1924 / Chamonix

Olympics / 1924 / Chamonix
Winter games at Chamonix: ski jumping, ice hockey and skating

Background imageJumping Collection: Bechers Ghost - the Grand National

Bechers Ghost - the Grand National
The ghost of Captain Becher watches as horses and jockeys jump over Bechers Brook during the Grand National at Aintree. 1930

Background imageJumping Collection: NFS firefighters at assault course training camp, WW2

NFS firefighters at assault course training camp, WW2
With a dramatic reduction in enemy attacks on London after the Blitz (1940-41) firemen and firewomen had to be kept gainfully employed and a high level of fitness and preparedness maintained

Background imageJumping Collection: Horse Racing - The Last Hedge

Horse Racing - The Last Hedge - Three horses in contention in this steeplechase race as they leap the final fence. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJumping Collection: Val D Aosta poster

Val D Aosta poster
Poster for the Val D Aosta ski resort in the Piedmont area of Italy, showing a fearless skiier jumping through the air

Background imageJumping Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageJumping Collection: Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929

Arsenal vs. Mansfield Town, F. A. Cup Fourth Round, 1929
Photograph showing the Mansfield Town goalkeeper jumping highest to punch clear the ball and deny an Arsenal attack during the F.A. Cup fourth round tie at Highbury, 26th January 1929

Background imageJumping Collection: Nick Skelton in show jumping event, Royal Cornwall Show

Nick Skelton in show jumping event, Royal Cornwall Show. circa 1980s

Background imageJumping Collection: Female high jumper in orange costume

Female high jumper in orange costume
A female high jumper in an orange costume leaping over a pole

Background imageJumping Collection: German circus scrap

German circus scrap -- dog jumping through a paper hoop. 19th century

Background imageJumping Collection: NFS training / instructional photo, use of hose, WW2

NFS training / instructional photo, use of hose, WW2
How not to make a length of rolled up hose flat -- dont jump on it!

Background imageJumping Collection: Silhouette of fox hunting scene

Silhouette of fox hunting scene
Silhouette of a fox hunting scene with two horse riders in red jackets leaping a fence

Background imageJumping Collection: Japanese Samurai Fighter

Japanese Samurai Fighter
The Samurai hero Yashitzone in combat with an armoured opponent

Background imageJumping Collection: Grand National Waterjump

Grand National Waterjump
Horses and riders leap over the water jump on the Grand National course at Aintree in 1897. The winner, Manifesto is seen in the lead

Background imageJumping Collection: Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticki

Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticking out his tongue. Date 1833

Background imageJumping Collection: Girl Show Jumper

Girl Show Jumper
A happy girl Show Jumping with her horse over a hurdle. Date: early 1950s

Background imageJumping Collection: Turpin at Hornsey Gate

Turpin at Hornsey Gate
Dick Turpin bilking the toll at Hornsey Gate on his ride to York

Background imageJumping Collection: Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle
Is the cow jumping over the moon as a result of the cats fiddling, or is the cat simply providing a musical accompaniment to the cows feat ? Difficult questions

Background imageJumping Collection: Cowboy on a Bucking Bronco

Cowboy on a Bucking Bronco Date: 1906

Background imageJumping Collection: Playing Card Back - Bathers - Orange and White - Art Deco

Playing Card Back - Bathers - Orange and White - Art Deco Date: 1920s

Background imageJumping Collection: Pug Peter -- rabbit riding a kangaroo

Pug Peter -- rabbit riding a kangaroo
Pug Peter -- The High Jump. A rabbit in riding costume on the back of a kangaroo, jumping over a telegraph wire. Date: 1905

Background imageJumping Collection: Father O Flynn winning Grand National

Father O Flynn winning Grand National
Father O Flynn (the name of the horse) winning the Grand National at Aintree, at 20-1 ridden by Captain Roddy Owen. 1892

Background imageJumping Collection: Jumping through Fire

Jumping through Fire
A young couple from the Innviertel district of Austria jump through a bonfire on Saint Johns Eve, to bring themselves prosperity and happiness Date: 1889

Background imageJumping Collection: Two boys playing near a haystack

Two boys playing near a haystack. circa 1937

Background imageJumping Collection: Illustration, Peter, the fox terrier, discovers a fox

Illustration, Peter, the fox terrier, discovers a fox (White-Ear) has been hiding in the bed. Date: 1912

Background imageJumping Collection: The Grand Idea, by H. M. Bateman

The Grand Idea, by H. M. Bateman
A humorous illustration showing the commotion caused by a jockey jumping through a hedge at Aintree rather than over it. Bateman (1887-1970)

Background imageJumping Collection: Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities

Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities
Despite this motor age -- silhouettes of horses in sporting activities. From the top: Going to the Post for the Derby, the International Horse Show, and Royal Ascot

Background imageJumping Collection: Jumping Sheet Drill - London Fire Brigade

Jumping Sheet Drill - London Fire Brigade Date: circa 1940s

Background imageJumping Collection: Athletics event with hurdles

Athletics event with hurdles
An athletics event with men taking part in a hurdles race. circa 1940s

Background imageJumping Collection: Indoor filming

Indoor filming
Televising a Spanish scene at the Crystal Palace, filmed on cine-film at the studios of the Baird Television Company. On the 2nd February 1935 the Baird system transmitted indoor

Background imageJumping Collection: Paris / Eiffel Tower 1912

Paris / Eiffel Tower 1912
Francois Reichett tests his parachute by jumping from the Tour Eiffel, Paris; sadly, the test fails, and he is unable to make a second try Date: 1912

Background imageJumping Collection: Playing Card Back - Bathers - Green and White - Art Deco

Playing Card Back - Bathers - Green and White - Art Deco Date: 1920s

Background imageJumping Collection: 14th Hussars - Colonel Brown Victoria Cross Re-enactment

14th Hussars - Colonel Brown Victoria Cross Re-enactment
Victoria Cross Re-enactment of the bravery of Colonel Edward Douglas Brown (Edward Douglas Browne-Synge-Hutchinson VC) (18611940) of the 14th Hussars - who

Background imageJumping Collection: Silhouette of hunting scene

Silhouette of hunting scene
Silhouette of a hunting scene, showing a horsewoman leaping a stream while a dog follows the scent of the fox

Background imageJumping Collection: White Star Line Emigration poster

White Star Line Emigration poster
Poster produced by White Star Line encouraging people to " jump to it" for the chance of a lifetime - to emigrate to Canada

Background imageJumping Collection: Little Jumping Joan

Little Jumping Joan
Here am I, little Jumping Joan, when nobodys with me I m all alone

Background imageJumping Collection: Frog with elves

Frog with elves

Background imageJumping Collection: Police German Shepherd

Police German Shepherd
A German Shepherd police dog jumping a hurdle during a training session. Date: late 1960s

Background imageJumping Collection: V. O. Gyarmati, long jump, 1948 London Olympics

V. O. Gyarmati, long jump, 1948 London Olympics
Hungarian athlete Gyarmati won the long jump event at the 1948 London Olympics. Date: 1948



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