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Kennington Collection

Background imageKennington Collection: Underground Tube Train

Underground Tube Train
A Northern Line train on its way to Kennington, via Charing Cross emerges overground from a tunnel

Background imageKennington Collection: West Brom Football Team

West Brom Football Team
WEST BROMWICH ALBION The team that beat Preston North End in the FA Cup Final at Kennington Oval, March 24th 1888, by 2-1

Background imageKennington Collection: Blackburn Olympic vs. Old Etonians F. A. Cup Final, 1883

Blackburn Olympic vs. Old Etonians F. A. Cup Final, 1883
Engraving showing a number of scenes from the F.A. Cup Final of 1883, played between Blackburn Olympic and the Old Etonians at Kennington Oval, London. The match was won by Blackburn 2-1

Background imageKennington Collection: LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth

LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth
Built by the London County Council, Kennington fire station was located in Renfrew Road, Lower Kennington, South London. Seen here are its horse drawn escape ladder

Background imageKennington Collection: GLC-LFB Fire in Lambeth Road, SE11

GLC-LFB Fire in Lambeth Road, SE11
A Merryweather turntable ladder stands ready whilst fire crews wearing Proto oxygen breathing apparatus tackle a blaze in Victoria House & Victoria Mansions, South Lambeth Road, South Lambeth

Background imageKennington Collection: Blackburn Rovers vs. Notts County F. A. Cup Final, 1891

Blackburn Rovers vs. Notts County F. A. Cup Final, 1891
Engraving of the Football Association Cup Final between Blackburn Rovers and Notts County, played at the Kennington Oval, London, on 21st March 1891. The game was won by Blackburn Rovers 3-1

Background imageKennington Collection: Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London

Woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, London
A woman police officer, Inspector Lily Dawes, at Kennington, London, wearing belted jacket (summer uniform), helmet with badge, white shirt and tie, and duty armband. Date: 1933

Background imageKennington Collection: White Horse Hill, Chislehurst View from pub window

White Horse Hill, Chislehurst View from pub window
White Horse Hill, Chislehurst. View from pub window. 21017 Private P. J. Hill, D Company, 20Th Battalion, The County Of London Regiment. Studied At Lambeth School Of Art, St

Background imageKennington Collection: Guard Room (at gate), Cliffe Fort, Hoo peninsula, Kent

Guard Room (at gate), Cliffe Fort, Hoo peninsula, Kent
Guard Room (at gate), Cliffe Fort, near the village of Cliffe on the Hoo peninsula in Kent. 21017 Private P. J. Hill, D Company, 20Th Battalion, The County Of London Regiment

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Faunce Arms, Kennington, London

Photograph of Faunce Arms, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1934

Background imageKennington Collection: Aladdin, Kennington Theatre, South London

Aladdin, Kennington Theatre, South London, 24 December 1904. Powerful Company, Beautiful Scenery, Charming Ballets, Augmented Orchestra, Ballet & Chorus of 100. 1904

Background imageKennington Collection: LCC-MFB Kennington fire station, London SE11

LCC-MFB Kennington fire station, London SE11
Built by the Metropolitan Board of Works (the forerunner of the London County Council) and opened in 1870, Kennington fire station was located in Refrew Road, Lower Kennington

Background imageKennington Collection: The Woman in the Case, Kennington Theatre, London

The Woman in the Case, Kennington Theatre, London
The Woman in the Case, at the Kennington Theatre, London, a Frank Weathersby production, previously at the Garrick Theatre and the New Theatre. 1915

Background imageKennington Collection: Watching Cricket at The Oval, From a Gasometer

Watching Cricket at The Oval, From a Gasometer
A test match between England and New Zealand at The Oval, Kennington. The spectators in the foreground have scaled a nearby gasometer. Date: 1931

Background imageKennington Collection: Vauxhall Gardens, people enjoying the music coming form the bandstand. Date: 1800

Vauxhall Gardens, people enjoying the music coming form the bandstand. Date: 1800

Background imageKennington Collection: The Kennington Theatre, Kennington Park Road, Kennington (formerly - The Princess of Waless Theatre)

The Kennington Theatre, Kennington Park Road, Kennington (formerly - The Princess of Waless Theatre) - damaged by German bombing in 1943 and subsequently demolished. Date: 1906

Background imageKennington Collection: Leaves from life: two types of music from either end of the social spectrum

Leaves from life: two types of music from either end of the social spectrum, a new series of studies by Edmund Blampied. A charity concert and In the backwoods of Kennington - the lodger. Date: 1933

Background imageKennington Collection: Dorothy Mather as Cigarette in Under Two Flags, at the Kennington Theatre, London

Dorothy Mather as Cigarette in Under Two Flags, at the Kennington Theatre, London, based on Ouidas novel of 1867. Date: early 20th century

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Three Stags PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Three Stags PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageKennington Collection: Sketch of Tankard PH, Kennington, London

Sketch of Tankard PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Nothing for the Tankard

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Tankard PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Tankard PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Printers Arms, Kennington, London

Photograph of Printers Arms, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1913

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Cock PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Cock PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Nothing for the Cock

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Carpenters Arms, Kennington, London

Photograph of Carpenters Arms, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageKennington Collection: Manor House Vauxhall

Manor House Vauxhall
Edward, the Black Prince, took up residence in the manor house of Kennington and it remained a royal palace until the time of Henry VIII

Background imageKennington Collection: Horns Tavern, Kennington

Horns Tavern, Kennington
View of the Horns Tavern, rebuilt several times in its history, stood at the junction of Kennington Road and Kennington Park Road. It was finally demolished in the 1960s. Date: 1875

Background imageKennington Collection: Surrey Gardens

Surrey Gardens
View of Surrey Gardens in 1860. Royal Surrey Gardens opened in 1856, as pleasure gardens in Newington, Surrey, London in the Victorian period, slightly east of The Oval

Background imageKennington Collection: Music Hall

Music Hall
View of the Music Hall Surrey Gardens. Royal Surrey Gardens opened in 1856 as pleasure gardens in Newington, Surrey, London in the Victorian period, slightly east of The Oval

Background imageKennington Collection: Section of underground railway tunnel, City Line, London

Section of underground railway tunnel, City Line, London
Section of the underground railway tunnel on the City Line, London, between City and Elephant & Castle stations. Now part of the Northern Line

Background imageKennington Collection: Interior of electric underground train, City Line, London

Interior of electric underground train, City Line, London
Interior of an electric underground train on the City Line, London. Now part of the Northern Line, the City Line originally ran from City (now Bank) to Stockwell, via Borough, Elephant & Castle

Background imageKennington Collection: Vauxhall Gardens 1751

Vauxhall Gardens 1751
Bandstand playimg music with people socialising. Date: 1751

Background imageKennington Collection: Variety Act, The Craggs, Alpine Monarchs

Variety Act, The Craggs, Alpine Monarchs, Theatre Royal, Leigh. 1918

Background imageKennington Collection: Portrait of Cosmo Clark, by Eric Kennington, WW1

Portrait of Cosmo Clark, by Eric Kennington, WW1
Portrait of Cosmo Clark, painting by Eric Kennington, First World War. Both artist and subject served with the Middlesex Regiment. 1917

Background imageKennington Collection: A fine couple - Victorian Studio photograph

A fine couple - Victorian Studio photograph
A hand-tinted Victorian studio carte de visite (CdV) photograph of a fine middle class couple circa 1870

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Alderman PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Alderman PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1934

Background imageKennington Collection: Baby Show at the Surrey Zoological Gardens 1855

Baby Show at the Surrey Zoological Gardens 1855
The great Baby Show at the Surrey Zoological Gardens, London. The whole neighbourhood of Kennington seemed to come with their babies for two days in October

Background imageKennington Collection: Kennington-Lane to Stockwell and Clapham tramway 1870

Kennington-Lane to Stockwell and Clapham tramway 1870
Metropolitan tramways were more complete on the south side of the Thames, this horse-drawn tram was from Kennington-Lane with a junction to Stockwell and Clapham at Kennington Church

Background imageKennington Collection: LAMBETH ELECTION

LAMBETH ELECTION
The Lambeth Election : The Nomination at Kennington Park. Date: 1865

Background imageKennington Collection: Blitz in London -- Kennington Park Road, WW2

Blitz in London -- Kennington Park Road, WW2
Blitz in London -- junction of Kennington Park Road and Harleyford Road, damaged by a high explosive bomb on 22 March 1944. Date: 1944

Background imageKennington Collection: Photograph of Arch Duke Charles PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Arch Duke Charles PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageKennington Collection: White Horse Hotel, Chislehurst

White Horse Hotel, Chislehurst. View from window at the back of a man ploughing a field with three horses. 21017 Private P. J. Hill, D Company, 20Th Battalion, The County Of London Regiment

Background imageKennington Collection: Life Amongst the Sand Bags by Hugo Morgan, WW1

Life Amongst the Sand Bags by Hugo Morgan, WW1
Book Cover mounted on card - Life Amongst the Sand Bags by Hugo Morgan (The Soldier Books). Design by 240455 Private George Barrow, 6th Battalion, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (formerly 7389)

Background imageKennington Collection: H G Pelissier by Hon. John Collier

H G Pelissier by Hon. John Collier
Promotional postcard of a painting of Harry Gabriel (H G ) Pelissier by Hon. John Collier, (27 January 1850 11 April 1934)

Background imageKennington Collection: Woman police officer leaving police station, London

Woman police officer leaving police station, London
Woman police officer walking down the front steps of Kennington Road police station into a London street. circa 1960s

Background imageKennington Collection: Horse Tram Brixton

Horse Tram Brixton
Passengers face one another across the interior of a carriage on the Brixton and Kennington Tramway, south London. Date: 1870

Background imageKennington Collection: Advertisement, Moores Orbi-Cycle Tricycle

Advertisement, Moores Orbi-Cycle Tricycle
Advertisement, Moores Tricycle & Bicycle Showrooms, Kennington, London -- The Orbi-Cycle Tricycle. 1880s

Background imageKennington Collection: Under Two Flags

Under Two Flags
Promotional postcard for Under Two Flags from Ouidas novel of 1867. There were many stage versions of the story - at least four before 1900. The photo is of Miss Tittell-Brune as Cigarette

Background imageKennington Collection: See-See by Charles Brookfield

See-See by Charles Brookfield
Promotional postcard for See-See by Charles Brookfield; music Sidney Jones. Adapted from La Troisieme Lune by F. Gresac & Paul Ferrier. First produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, 20th June 1906



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