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Laying Collection

Background imageLaying Collection: Churchill bricklaying

Churchill bricklaying
Winston Churchill bricklaying, building a wall at Chartwell in the 1930s Date: 1930s

Background imageLaying Collection: First Remembrance Day 1919

First Remembrance Day 1919
On 11th November 1919, the first anniversary of Armistice day, the Britsh nation, in reponse to an invitation by King George V

Background imageLaying Collection: Brunels SS Great Eastern, Milford Haven, South Wales

Brunels SS Great Eastern, Milford Haven, South Wales
Brunels iron sailing steamship, the SS Great Eastern, berthed at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, during the 1870s. The ship is so large that it runs the length of Hamilton Terrace

Background imageLaying Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLaying Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Emergency Tender
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLaying Collection: Sikh Troops Digging

Sikh Troops Digging
Sikh infantry in the British army digging communication trenches and laying cables to connect up advanced positions

Background imageLaying Collection: Great Eastern

Great Eastern
Laying the Atlantic Cable

Background imageLaying Collection: Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park

Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park
Postcard showing " Sultan" the barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park. Date: circa 1920

Background imageLaying Collection: Walter Raleigh lays his cloak at Queen Elizabeth Is feet

Walter Raleigh lays his cloak at Queen Elizabeth Is feet
Sir Walter Raleigh lays his cloak at Queen Elizabeth Is feet to prevent her from getting muddy feet. The fanciful, romantic tale of the cloak

Background imageLaying Collection: Good Egg by William Heath Robinson

Good Egg by William Heath Robinson
Straight from the Hen! The Fresh-Egger, a handsome apparatus for ensuring the new-laidness of eggs for the breakfast-table. A typically convoluted invention from the mind of William Heath Robinson

Background imageLaying Collection: Prince of Wales laying Truro Cathedral foundation stone

Prince of Wales laying Truro Cathedral foundation stone
During the Royal visit to Truro, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), lays the corner-stone of Truro Cathedral in a ceremony

Background imageLaying Collection: HMS Monarch, British cable ship

HMS Monarch, British cable ship
The HMS Monarch, a British cable-laying ship. There were three cable ships of this name -- this is probably the third one, built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson in 1916. Date: 20th century

Background imageLaying Collection: Entente Cordiale celebrations

Entente Cordiale celebrations
The Entente Cordiale between Britain and France aimed to resolve colonial disputes over territories such as Egypt and Morocco

Background imageLaying Collection: Valentia, Cable Terminal

Valentia, Cable Terminal
Valentia, western Ireland, at the time of the laying of the first cable

Background imageLaying Collection: Cable laying, Houses of Parliament, London

Cable laying, Houses of Parliament, London
Laying cables in the street outside the Houses of Parliament, Central London

Background imageLaying Collection: In No Mans Land

In No Mans Land
" In No Mans Land: The Dread Territory Which Belongs to Neither German nor Briton" Royal engineers, working in the dark of No Mans Land to construct barbed wire barriers in front of British

Background imageLaying Collection: Engineers laying a new electric cable at Croydon Airport

Engineers laying a new electric cable at Croydon Airport in March 1935. Among the aircraft in the background are Boulton & Paul P71A, G-ACOX, Boadicea, of Imperial Airways; Short L17, G-ACJJ

Background imageLaying Collection: Royal Navy Seamen practice mine laying

Royal Navy Seamen practice mine laying using weighted barrels. Date: circa 1907

Background imageLaying Collection: Buddhas Archery Skill

Buddhas Archery Skill
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA, known as the BUDDHA ( Enlightened One ) He shows that he is a whizz with bow and arrow, thus laying the foundations of Zen in the Art of Archery

Background imageLaying Collection: Aggregate laying machine

Aggregate laying machine
An aggregate laying machine for road-building. Date: 1960

Background imageLaying Collection: Jolly farmers wife with hen and eggs

Jolly farmers wife with hen and eggs
A jolly grey-haired farmers wife holds a red hen and a basketful of eggs. She wears a large straw hat and a floral-patterned apron. It is summer. Staffordshire, England Date: 1990

Background imageLaying Collection: Trades in Regency England: glass-blowing, colliery

Trades in Regency England: glass-blowing, colliery and tanning. Workers blowing molten glass into bottles and goblets in a Newcastle factory 67

Background imageLaying Collection: Sir Walter Raleigh laying his cape over a puddle for

Sir Walter Raleigh laying his cape over a puddle for Queen Elizabeth I at Greenwich. She wears a bonnet, huge lace ruff collar, puff sleeves and hoop dress

Background imageLaying Collection: Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854

Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854
Electric telegraph used in the Crimean War, 1854. The plough for laying the wire. The wire is deposited by a subsoil plough in the ground

Background imageLaying Collection: WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross

WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross, West Sussex, lay out herbs in Drying shed (a converted boiler house) at Nyman s, Handcross

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram lines in London

Laying tram lines in London Date: early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram tracks, London, early 1900s

Laying tram tracks, London, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying drainage tiles Wisconsin USA early 1900s

Laying drainage tiles Wisconsin USA early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying foundation stone, Cockington Church

Laying foundation stone, Cockington Church

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying foundation stone, Chelston Church, Torquay

Laying foundation stone, Chelston Church, Torquay

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying railway tracks in the Severn Tunnel, 1930s maybe

Laying railway tracks in the Severn Tunnel, 1930s maybe

Background imageLaying Collection: A railway track maintenance gang - early 1900s

A railway track maintenance gang - early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Nottingham Market Square laying tram tracks in 1929

Nottingham Market Square laying tram tracks in 1929

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying a keel, Thames Iron Works, London

Laying a keel, Thames Iron Works, London

Background imageLaying Collection: Burnley laying tram tracks Top of Town early 1900s

Burnley laying tram tracks Top of Town early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Burnley laying the first tram tracks in 1901

Burnley laying the first tram tracks in 1901

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying first tram tracks in 1901, Burnley

Laying first tram tracks in 1901, Burnley

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram tracks, Top of Town, Burnley

Laying tram tracks, Top of Town, Burnley

Background imageLaying Collection: Cockington Church laying foundation stone

Cockington Church laying foundation stone

Background imageLaying Collection: Portsmouth Goldsmith Avenue early 1900s

Portsmouth Goldsmith Avenue early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Blackpool Tower laying the foundations in 1891

Blackpool Tower laying the foundations in 1891

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram tracks at Water, early 1900s

Laying tram tracks at Water, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram tracks in Waterfoot, early 1900s

Laying tram tracks in Waterfoot, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: Laying tram tracks at Reedsholme, Rawtenstall, early 1900s

Laying tram tracks at Reedsholme, Rawtenstall, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imageLaying Collection: WW2 Birthday Card, We Work Or Want!

WW2 Birthday Card, We Work Or Want!
A WW2 birthday greetings card, the illustration shows four hens laying eggs. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageLaying Collection: Tsarevich of Russia lays first stone of the Altar at Reval

Tsarevich of Russia lays first stone of the Altar at Reval
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904-1918) lays the first stone of the Altar of a new Church at Reval, Russia (now Tallinn, Estonia). Date: circa 1911

Background imageLaying Collection: Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline

Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline
A photograph which shows some countryside cottages by a steep bank in Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline, used to highlight the potential for releasing the stream from Culvert

Background imageLaying Collection: La Derniere Epreuve The Last Test

La Derniere Epreuve The Last Test
This sketch shows the scene of a photographer with his camera on a tripod, taking a picture of a man laying in his bed, smiling peacefully. Date: circa 1901



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