Skip to main content

Keeping Collection

Background imageKeeping Collection: Wartime pig food poster

Wartime pig food poster
We Want Your Kitchen Waste - poster encouraging the saving of food scraps for use as pig food, to be collected by the council. It also feeds poultry

Background imageKeeping Collection: Keep a Pig poster

Keep a Pig poster
Poster from the Small Pig Keepers Council encouraging the keeping of pigs during wartime - save waste and make food - illustrated by a man in cardigan and hat with a bucket of slops for the pig

Background imageKeeping Collection: Elephant Castle Beehive

Elephant Castle Beehive
A unique elephant castle beehive at Beeston, Cheshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageKeeping Collection: British Sentry keeping watch on Nijmegen Bridge; Second Worl

British Sentry keeping watch on Nijmegen Bridge; Second Worl
Photograph showing aan Irish Guardsman keeping watch on the Bridge at Nijmegen, September 1944. On 17th September 1944 Operation Market Garden was put into action; a bold plan devised by

Background imageKeeping Collection: Monk Wine Cellar 14 Cent

Monk Wine Cellar 14 Cent
A conscientious monk tastes the monastery wine to make sure it is ageing well and keeping in good condition, a duty which must be performed from time to time

Background imageKeeping Collection: The Apiarist

The Apiarist - a bee keeper demonstrating the examination of frames of brood

Background imageKeeping Collection: North American SNJ-2 Texan N66082

North American SNJ-2 Texan N66082 at La Guardia Airport NY. Constructed as a SNJ-2 (MSN 65-2026) with Bureau of Aeronautics No. 2037. Taken on Strength-Charge with the United States Navy 1946

Background imageKeeping Collection: Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson, WW1

Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson, WW1
Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883-1932), daughter of the 2nd Earl of Cromartie, society figure, danced and promoter of the healthy benefits of exercise

Background imageKeeping Collection: Daphne du Maurier and family at their Cornish home

Daphne du Maurier and family at their Cornish home: here, goat-keeping with her children, Tessa, Flavia and Christian. Date: 1944

Background imageKeeping Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic - bookpost postcard

White Star Line, RMS Titanic - bookpost postcard
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - rare pre-sinking bookpost postcard, Signal Series, real photo postcard postally used 10 February 1912: Dear Father, I'm over in Belfast on the Titanic

Background imageKeeping Collection: Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat. Please put a penny in the old man's hat

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat. Please put a penny in the old man's hat. An illustration of Father Christmas keeping his eye on the curious geese. Date: 1900

Background imageKeeping Collection: A German Zeppelins observation car

A German Zeppelins observation car photographed on display as part of a public exhibition of dirigible wreckage collected from across Britain

Background imageKeeping Collection: Bee Hives Near Welwyn

Bee Hives Near Welwyn
A cyclist stops to admire the many rows of bee hives situated here along the Great North Road near Welwyn in Hertfordshire, England

Background imageKeeping Collection: U Monk in Wine Cellar

U Monk in Wine Cellar
U A conscientious monk tastes the monastery wine to make sure it is ageing well and keeping in good condition, a duty which must be performed

Background imageKeeping Collection: Myth / Lady Godiva

Myth / Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva rides through Coventry, keeping her promise to Leofric the Earl of Mercia. The Earl had agreed to lift exactions on his tenants, in return for her breezy ride

Background imageKeeping Collection: Keeping / Southampton F bl

Keeping / Southampton F bl
A E M Keeping, player for Southampton

Background imageKeeping Collection: V for Victory Exercise

V for Victory Exercise
Doing the V for Victory gymnastic, keeping fit by stretching in a V shape! Woman women fitness

Background imageKeeping Collection: Titanic / Keep Fit Room

Titanic / Keep Fit Room
A woman keeping fit in the Titanics Gymnasium

Background imageKeeping Collection: Poster: Keep on keeping up tyre care

Poster: Keep on keeping up tyre care, giving advice on how to make your car tyres last as long as possible. 20th century

Background imageKeeping Collection: Look-out in 1917

Look-out in 1917
A soldier in a look-out post in a trench using a camouflaged periscope to keep watch on the British Front in France during World War I in 1917

Background imageKeeping Collection: Sport / Football / Guyana

Sport / Football / Guyana
Native Guyanese Indians play a regional variant of football, reliant it appears on keeping the ball in the air using clever ball skills

Background imageKeeping Collection: Policeman & Young Crowd

Policeman & Young Crowd
A policeman keeps his eye on a crowd of young sightseers, keeping them on the pavement and well out of the path of the No. 8 Routemaster bus to Maida Vale, London

Background imageKeeping Collection: Looking for Queen Bee

Looking for Queen Bee
Bee keeping - a method of holding a Brood Frame, when looking for the Queen Bee

Background imageKeeping Collection: Fattening Geese, France

Fattening Geese, France
Battery farming in 19th century France - keeping geese in mues to fatten them up to provide foie gras

Background imageKeeping Collection: Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH897

Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH897 'A' of the A&AEE Boscombe Down. This Javelin was used as a chase aircraft and for airspeed calibration, fitted with an accurate calibrated instrument system

Background imageKeeping Collection: Comic postcard, two women chatting - alimony Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, two women chatting - alimony Date: 20th century

Background imageKeeping Collection: WW1 era - Saucy French postcard

WW1 era - Saucy French postcard
" Why do you keep your helmet on?" " Its because I hope to go scouting." !!! Date: circa 1915

Background imageKeeping Collection: Piel CP. 301B Emeraude G-ASVG

Piel CP. 301B Emeraude G-ASVG
Piel CP.301B Emeraude G-ASVG (msn 109). An Ateliers Aeronautique Rousseau built CP-301B, previously F-BILV, keeping a Druine D.31 Turbulent company in a hangar, somewhere in England. Date: 1960s

Background imageKeeping 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 imageKeeping Collection: Not a word to the boss - I m writing this to you! Date: 1954

Not a word to the boss - I m writing this to you! Date: 1954

Background imageKeeping Collection: Gloster Javelin FAW. 9 XH897

Gloster Javelin FAW. 9 XH897
Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH897 / A, of the A&AEE Boscombe Down. This Javelin was used as a chase aircraft and for airspeed calibration, fitted with an accurate calibrated instrument system

Background imageKeeping Collection: WW2 - The Girls Of Today, Careless Talk

WW2 - The Girls Of Today, Careless Talk
A WW2 children's book illustration from The Girls Of Today. Hush Hush! Said the typist, I work on a secret Government task. Unseen and unheard these office girls show by keeping it dark

Background imageKeeping Collection: WW2 - That Man From Canada

WW2 - That Man From Canada
A WW2 children's short story illustration of a woman holding rowing a boat, a man is comically keeping his balance on some floating logs. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageKeeping Collection: Courteous Gent assists a young lady climbing over a stile

Courteous Gent assists a young lady climbing over a stile
Allow me! - A courteous Gentleman assist a young lady as she crosses a stile. Date: circa 1909

Background imageKeeping Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff employee

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff employee
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, rare bookpost real photo postcard of Titanic in Belfast written by a Harland and Wolff employee

Background imageKeeping Collection: WW2, The Shower Bath

WW2, The Shower Bath
An illustration of a baby having a shower early in the morning, used to promote the idea that getting up early and keeping good hygiene can help to achieve victory in the war. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageKeeping Collection: Len Hutton cutting McCabe past Waite at the Oval

Len Hutton cutting McCabe past Waite at the Oval
England cricketer Len Hutton cutting McCabe past Waite in his record innings at the Oval, 1938, B.A. Barnett keeping wicket Date: 1938

Background imageKeeping Collection: Wally Hammond hitting boundary off McCabe at Lords

Wally Hammond hitting boundary off McCabe at Lords
England cricketer Wally Hammond hitting a boundary off McCabe at Lords, 1938, B A Barnett keeping wicket Date: 1938

Background imageKeeping Collection: Don Bradman bowled by Verity at Lords

Don Bradman bowled by Verity at Lords
Australian Cricketer Don Bradman bowled by Verity at Lords in 1938, Ames keeping wicket Date: 1938

Background imageKeeping Collection: On Ice, Henry cartoon by Carl Anderson

On Ice, Henry cartoon by Carl Anderson Date: 1936

Background imageKeeping Collection: Lengthmen - Prize Length, Newport Division

Lengthmen - Prize Length, Newport Division, 1943 - Newport, South Wales. The term Lengthsman was coined in the 18th century in a concept rooted in the Tudor Era as far back as War of the Roses

Background imageKeeping Collection: Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR. 1A undergoing an engine change

Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR. 1A undergoing an engine change
Royal Air Force - A Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1A of No.3 Squadron undergoing an engine change in the field, under the cover of an inflatable hide, during Exercise Heath Fir in Germany

Background imageKeeping Collection: Beauty sleep every night'. Helmets that were scientifically shaped to fit the head. Date: 1932

Beauty sleep every night'. Helmets that were scientifically shaped to fit the head. Date: 1932

Background imageKeeping Collection: How to Make Roof-Spotting a Pleasure

How to Make Roof-Spotting a Pleasure
William Heath Robinson invention for keeping watch from attack. A warden perched up high above the streets with an umbrella for protection, tea-cup-holder and an easy chair. Date: 1941

Background imageKeeping Collection: Keeping Green the Memory of the Glorious Dead

Keeping Green the Memory of the Glorious Dead
Crowds come to pay their respects to the dead as they walk past the cenotaph memorial in Whitehall. A temporary construction in 1919, it was completed the following year in Portland stone

Background imageKeeping Collection: Merlin takes the child Arthur into his keeping Date: 1893 - 1894

Merlin takes the child Arthur into his keeping Date: 1893 - 1894

Background imageKeeping Collection: Her Majestys Ship Majestic keeping watch over the Steam-Rams in the Mersey

Her Majestys Ship Majestic keeping watch over the Steam-Rams in the Mersey. Date: 1863

Background imageKeeping Collection: Comic postcard, Little girl exercising Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little girl exercising Date: 20th century



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping