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Lancaster Collection

Background imageLancaster Collection: Propaganda poster for the RAF

Propaganda poster for the RAF during World War Two. Victory of the Allies is assured. Intensive bombing of Germanys war industries continues

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster I (4-Merlin) Bomber

Lancaster I (4-Merlin) Bomber, seen from three different angles. 1942

Background imageLancaster Collection: Wings For Victory

Wings For Victory More Savings - More Wings. Poster encouraging Britains to save money, aiding the war effort, specificially in the construction of new Lancaster Bomber aircraft for the RAF

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster Bombers ready to take off, 1942

Lancaster Bombers ready to take off, 1942
Photograph of an Avro Lancaster heavy bomber at a British airfield, ready to take off, somewhere in England, 1942. Although the engines are already running

Background imageLancaster Collection: Battle of Tewkesbury

Battle of Tewkesbury
Nobles of the Houses of York and Lancaster battle at Tewkesbury

Background imageLancaster Collection: Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952

Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
Participants in the Coronation Ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. The Officers of Arms of the Heralds College (l to r): Bluemantle, J A Frere; Windsor Herald, R P Graham-Vivian; Richmond Herald

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro Lancaster I R5868s for Sugar being bombed up

Avro Lancaster I R5868s for Sugar being bombed up
Avro Lancaster I, R5868, s for Sugar, being bombed up. The veteran of 137 wartime sorties, was initially preserved as a gate guardian at its former base

Background imageLancaster Collection: View toward Lancaster, Lancashire, England

View toward Lancaster, Lancashire, England
View toward Lancaster from Freemans Wood, Lancashire, England Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro Lancaster G-AHJW formerly ED866

Avro Lancaster G-AHJW formerly ED866
Avro Lancaster, G-AHJW, formerly ED866, was used by Flight Refuelling until it crashed near Andover on 22 November 1948. Date: 1948

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro 683 Lancaster I of No 467 Squadron bombing-up-beca

Avro 683 Lancaster I of No 467 Squadron bombing-up-became the mainstay of RAF Bomber Command, the type entering operations in February 1942

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster Castle Station

Lancaster Castle Station, Lancashire, pictured on the morning of the official opening of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, for which it was the southern terminus Date: December 1846

Background imageLancaster Collection: The Bristol Brabazon under construction at Filton

The Bristol Brabazon under construction at Filton alongside an Avro Lancaster. 11 August 1948. Date: 1948

Background imageLancaster Collection: LANCASTER CASTLE, Lancashire

LANCASTER CASTLE, Lancashire
Lancaster Castle, Lancashire, with some kind of social event going on in the grounds. Date: 1845

Background imageLancaster Collection: LANCASTER, Lancashire

LANCASTER, Lancashire
Birds eye view of Lancaster, Lancashire

Background imageLancaster Collection: John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford, early 15th century

John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford, early 15th century
Engraved portrait of John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford (1389-1435), fourth son of King Henry IV of England

Background imageLancaster Collection: Marriage of Henry Tudor

Marriage of Henry Tudor
The wedding ceremony of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York united the Houses of York and Lancaster

Background imageLancaster Collection: The gateway, Lancaster Castle, England

The gateway, Lancaster Castle, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro Lancaster I Aries

Avro Lancaster I Aries, PD328, of the Empire Air Navigation School, Shawbury, warming up prior to its England to Cape Town record-breaking flight of 32hrs 21min

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster Nazareth House - young inmates

Lancaster Nazareth House - young inmates
Younger children on the steps of the Nazareth House at Lancaster, run by the Sisters of Nazareth. Date: circa1913

Background imageLancaster Collection: Nancy Lancaster at Pytchley Hunt

Nancy Lancaster at Pytchley Hunt
A Loving-Cup. Mrs Ronald Tree (now better known as Nancy Lancaster) drinking a toast from the loving-cup presented to her husband, joint-Master of the Pytchley hunt

Background imageLancaster Collection: Nancy Lancaster

Nancy Lancaster
Lady Willoughby de Eresby and Mrs Ronald Tree (better known as Nancy Lancaster), billed in The Tatler as M.P.s wives on their presentation at court at Buckingham Palace

Background imageLancaster Collection: Nancy Lancaster and Clementine Churchill

Nancy Lancaster and Clementine Churchill
Outside the new Churchill Hospital of the American Hospital in Britain, opened at Oxford: Mrs Ronald Tree (Nancy Lancaster, the influential interior decorator), Professor Phillip D Wilson

Background imageLancaster Collection: Nancy Lancaster and David Niven

Nancy Lancaster and David Niven
Mrs Ronald Tree and actor David Niven at a darts contest in a canteen. Nancy Lancaster (1897 - 1994), nee Perkins, was an influential American-born tastemaker, interior decorator and garden designer

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro Lancaster ASRIII SW329 at RAF Northolt August 1948

Avro Lancaster ASRIII SW329 at RAF Northolt August 1948
Avro Lancaster ASRIII, SW329, at RAF Northolt, August 1948. Date: 1948

Background imageLancaster Collection: War of the Roses

War of the Roses
A battle between the Houses of York and Lancaster during the War of the Roses

Background imageLancaster Collection: North Road, Lancaster, early 1900s

North Road, Lancaster, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: A misty morning in Lancaster, early 1900s

A misty morning in Lancaster, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster County Asylum, Quernmore Road, Lancaster

Lancaster County Asylum, Quernmore Road, Lancaster
The Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum was established at Quernmore Road, Lancaster Moor in 1816. It later became Lancaster County Mental Hospital and after 1948 was renamed Lancaster Moor Hospital

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lavinia Ryves

Lavinia Ryves
LAVINIA RYVES lady who claimed to be the princess of Cumberland and duchess of Lancaster

Background imageLancaster Collection: Fraternity Clubs Building in New York City, USA

Fraternity Clubs Building in New York City, USA
The Fraternity Clubs Building (nowadays Jolly Madison Towers Hotel), Madison Avenue at 38th Street, New York City, USA. A club hotel for men

Background imageLancaster Collection: Henry Duke of Lancaster

Henry Duke of Lancaster
Henry, duke of LANCASTER also known as Henry of Grosmont, Henry of Monmouth great-grandson of Henry III, founder of Corpus Christi college at Cambridge Date: 1299? - 1361

Background imageLancaster Collection: Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, London W2

Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, London W2. Date: circa 1920

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, 1866

Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, 1866
Engraving showing a street scene in Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, London, 1866. The houses on the right were built by John Kelk between 1863-7

Background imageLancaster Collection: John of Gaunt / Oval Eng

John of Gaunt / Oval Eng
JOHN OF GAUNT Duke of Lancaster Fourth son of Edward III and brother of the Black Prince

Background imageLancaster Collection: London Museum 1914

London Museum 1914
Starting life in 1911 in Kensington Palace, this Museum moves in 1914 to these premises at Lancaster House, St James, before going back to Kensington Palace after WW2

Background imageLancaster Collection: Sharp Special N32C 'Mr Zip'

Sharp Special N32C 'Mr Zip', at Lancaster, CA, on 29 May 1965. Date: 1965

Background imageLancaster Collection: The Battle of Towton, West Riding of Yorkshire, fought in a snowstorm on 29 March 1461

The Battle of Towton, West Riding of Yorkshire, fought in a snowstorm on 29 March 1461, during the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487). It was a Yorkist victory. Date: 1461

Background imageLancaster Collection: Avro Lancaster ASR. VII G-ASXX

Avro Lancaster ASR. VII G-ASXX
Avro Lancaster ASR.VII G-ASXX (ex NX611, ex Aeronavale), at the Biggin Hill Air Fair in May 1965, shortly after arriving in the UK from Tahiti

Background imageLancaster Collection: J Lancaster & Son, Colmore Row, Birmingham

J Lancaster & Son, Colmore Row, Birmingham
J Lancaster & Son, Cameras, Photographic and Scientific Equipment, Colmore Row, Birmingham. circa 1900

Background imageLancaster Collection: Royal Air Force - Avro Lancaster B. VI

Royal Air Force - Avro Lancaster B. VI
Royal Air Force - Avro Lancaster B.VI, one of nine aircraft converted from B.IIIs, fitted with Rolls-Royce Merlin 85/87 which had two-stage superchargers

Background imageLancaster Collection: Gloucester Terrace - corner with Lancaster Street, London

Gloucester Terrace - corner with Lancaster Street, London
Gloucester Terrace at the corner with Lancaster Street, Bayswater, London. Date: 1904

Background imageLancaster Collection: RMS Olympic, hard bound ledger, Cash Book

RMS Olympic, hard bound ledger, Cash Book
R.M.S. OLYMPIC: One of the most important lots from Olympic that Henry Aldridge and Son have offered for auction in 25 years

Background imageLancaster Collection: Rosemary Lane, Lancaster, early 1900s

Rosemary Lane, Lancaster, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: Paving Cheapside, Lancaster, with wooden blocks

Paving Cheapside, Lancaster, with wooden blocks, possibly to reduce traffic noise, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: Russian cannons at Lancaster Castle, Victorian period

Russian cannons at Lancaster Castle, Victorian period

Background imageLancaster Collection: Lancaster, early 1900s

Lancaster, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: A photograph by Sam Thompson of an Irish pig jobber

A photograph by Sam Thompson of an Irish pig jobber, early 1900s

Background imageLancaster Collection: A photograph by Sam Thompson of a Lunesdale fisherman

A photograph by Sam Thompson of a Lunesdale fisherman, early 1900s



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