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Background imageLead Collection: Ann Hathaways Garden

Ann Hathaways Garden
Anne Hathaways Cottage and garden. Packed herbaceous borders lead up to the cottage

Background imageLead Collection: Captain Berrys dachshunds in the park

Captain Berrys dachshunds in the park
A large number of dachshunds, one of them a rough coated specimen, are taken for a walk in the park. They belong to a Captain Berry of Queens Gate Terrace, South Kensington, London

Background imageLead Collection: Circus Elephant / Trainer

Circus Elephant / Trainer
A circus elephant and his trainer, Miss Cornak, who also has a little dog on a lead to show how versatile she is

Background imageLead Collection: Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier puppy by Cecil Aldin

Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier puppy by Cecil Aldin
Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier called Bunch, by Cecil Aldin. Seen here running away from his owners (left) and winding his lead round his masters legs (right). Date: 1932

Background imageLead Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, dog walking

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, dog walking -- a dog on a lead is more likely to want to fight others if you drag him away from every dog you meet. Date: 1927

Background imageLead Collection: American Indians. Sitting Bull, Chief of the Sioux

American Indians. Sitting Bull, Chief of the Sioux
Portrait of Sitting Bull with elaborate feathered head dress reaching to the ground. Sitting Bull lead the resistance against the Americans which culminated in the defeat of General Custer

Background imageLead Collection: Horse-Drawn Canal Barge

Horse-Drawn Canal Barge
On the road: two canal barges are pulled along by horses on the river bank; the lead horse is tempted onwards with a bowl of food

Background imageLead Collection: Ice Skating Dog

Ice Skating Dog
An ice skating dog with a scarf for a lead, out with his young mistress at Wimbledon Common, London, England

Background imageLead Collection: Rheidol Vale Railway

Rheidol Vale Railway
The Vale of Rheidol Railway, Aberystwyth, Wales, opened in 1902 to serve the local lead mines. Here is one of the engine sheds at Aberystwyth. The line was privatised 1989

Background imageLead Collection: RAF Bristol Blenheim Fighter-Bombers; Second World War, 19

RAF Bristol Blenheim Fighter-Bombers; Second World War, 19
Illustration showing three Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheim mark IV fighter-bomber-reconnaissance airplanes over enemy territory in 1941

Background imageLead Collection: French Lead Toy Soldiers

French Lead Toy Soldiers
French lead toy soldiers

Background imageLead Collection: Hiker & Camper Mag / 6. 31

Hiker & Camper Mag / 6. 31
Front cover depicting a gate and stile which lead the walker along a path through a field

Background imageLead Collection: Eleanor on Crusades

Eleanor on Crusades
Eleanor of Aquitaine (or of Guyenne) rides east with her husband, Louis VII; but her carryings-on with Raymond of Antioch will lead to divorce, and marriage to Henry II

Background imageLead Collection: ALACOQUEs VISION 1675

ALACOQUEs VISION 1675
Marguerite-Marie Alacoque has her fourth (and last) vision of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, at Paray-le-Mondial, France : this will lead to the Catholic cult of the Sacre Coeur

Background imageLead 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 imageLead Collection: Scene from the opera, Madame Butterfly, by Giacomo Puccini

Scene from the opera, Madame Butterfly, by Giacomo Puccini
The lead character, Cio-Cio San (Madame Butterfly) in Puccinis opera in three acts. Date: c.1910

Background imageLead Collection: HMS Opossum - Oberon Class Submarine

HMS Opossum - Oberon Class Submarine powered by diesel generators. Oberon was laid down by Chatham Dockyard on 28th November 1957, and launched on 18th July 1959

Background imageLead Collection: Two women out walking with dogs

Two women out walking with dogs
Two women out walking with terrier dogs. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageLead Collection: Simon Le Bon in Cornwall

Simon Le Bon in Cornwall
Simon John Charles Le Bon (b. 1958), English musician, in Cornwall, at the time his yacht capsized during the Fastnet race off Falmouth

Background imageLead Collection: H. M. S. Devonshire

H. M. S. Devonshire
The lead ship of the Royal Navy Devonshire class of armoured cruisers. The Devonshire formed part of the Grand Fleet for the first two years of World War One

Background imageLead Collection: Original artwork, Le Mans race track, Louis Chiron

Original artwork, Le Mans race track, Louis Chiron
Original artwork, Le Mans race track, showing Louis Chiron in an Alfa Romeo 8C going through the Esses in lead position. Date: 1933

Background imageLead Collection: Mutoscope postcard - Laden girl in a spot of bother

Mutoscope postcard - Laden girl in a spot of bother
Help Wanted !! Humorous Mutoscope postcard featuring an attractive young lady in a spot of bother as her pet dog dashes off in the wrong direction (the lead causing a skirt mishap)

Background imageLead Collection: Metropolitan police officer with dog at back of van

Metropolitan police officer with dog at back of van
A Metropolitan police officer standing at the back of his open van, where his Alsatian dog stands ready for action. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageLead Collection: Old English Sheepdog turned into wool

Old English Sheepdog turned into wool
An Old English Sheepdog with its enterprising owner, who has spun its coat into balls of wool for knitting

Background imageLead Collection: Bulldog on a Chain

Bulldog on a Chain
A sturdy bulldog on a chain lead

Background imageLead Collection: HELL

HELL
Those who were guilty of avarice during their lifetimes are punished by being boiled in cauldrons of burning oil and molten lead

Background imageLead Collection: Chic Vs False Chic 1914

Chic Vs False Chic 1914
True chic - elegant young woman wears the latest fashion to good advantage: hobble skirt & long belted fur trimmed jacket, the skirts of which create a tunic & a fur muff. Date: 1914

Background imageLead Collection: Mary had a Little Lamb

Mary had a Little Lamb
A lady shopper with her pet lamb on a lead, at Minnis Bay, Birchington, Kent, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imageLead Collection: SEA FIGHT

SEA FIGHT
Trade rivalries in the Baltic lead to yet another sea-fight, this time between Sweden and a combined fleet of vessels from Denmark and the German city of Lubeck

Background imageLead Collection: Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving

Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Cortes destroying his fleet, moored in the Villa Rica of the Vera Cruz, to prevent defections among his crew. Volume I. Engraving by J

Background imageLead Collection: East End Woman scared of dog making her to walk under ladder

East End Woman scared of dog making her to walk under ladder
" You never know you Luck." " Hi! Come back, yer Silly! Do yer want to spile yer Luck?" Date: 1892

Background imageLead Collection: Linarite

Linarite is a bright azure blue colour with crystal growth to nearly 25mm. It comprises of (lead copper sulphate hydroxide). Specimen from the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageLead Collection: Two policemen with dogs

Two policemen with dogs
Two policemen with their dogs

Background imageLead Collection: Victoria / Camperdown 4

Victoria / Camperdown 4
Error and obstinacy on Admiral Tryons part lead to his flagship Victoria and the Camperdown colliding : Victoria sinks, Camperdown is damaged, 300+ drown

Background imageLead Collection: Craven Arch, London

Craven Arch, London
The steps at Craven Arch, the Strand, London, which lead from Craven Street to Northumberland Avenue

Background imageLead Collection: Molding Lead Soldiers

Molding Lead Soldiers
In a toy factory, workers mold lead soldiers

Background imageLead Collection: New Year, Imperial China

New Year, Imperial China
IMPERIAL CHINA At the Chinese new year, the emperor plows a furrow, symbolising the activities which, if nature is kind, will lead to abundant harvests

Background imageLead Collection: Model with St. Bernard puppy dog on lead

Model with St. Bernard puppy dog on lead - wearing double-breasted jacket (large lapels) and wide flared trousers. Also wearing a baker boy cap and white roll neck sweater. Date: circa 1966

Background imageLead Collection: Josephine Baker with her pet cheetah

Josephine Baker with her pet cheetah
Josephine Baker (1906-1975) - American-born French entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent - taking her pet cheetah for a walk. Date: 1931

Background imageLead Collection: Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia)

Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageLead Collection: Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe

Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageLead Collection: Menu for Supper on HMS Queen Elizabeth - March 8, 1920

Menu for Supper on HMS Queen Elizabeth - March 8, 1920
Menu for Supper for officers serving on the HMS Queen Elizabeth - March 8, 1920. HMS Queen Elizabeth was the lead ship of her class of dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy in the early

Background imageLead Collection: Map of Africa, 1820

Map of Africa, 1820. Showing Morocco, Barbary and the Sahara in the north, Soudan and Guinea in the west, Khoikhoi (Hottentots) and Bantu (Caffres) in the south, and Abyssinia and Sennaar in the east

Background imageLead Collection: Playmates - Toddler and Pet Dog sit / stand on a wall

Playmates - Toddler and Pet Dog sit / stand on a wall
Playmates - A young girl (a toddler aged about 3) and pet black Working Cocker Spaniel sit/stand together on the wall of their backyard. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLead Collection: 18th century surgical equipment

18th century surgical equipment
Bone saw 1, pincers 2, 3, scissors 4, lead mallet 5 and hook for childbirth 6. Copperplate engraving by Robert Benard from Denis Diderots Encyclopedia, Pellet, Geneva, 1779

Background imageLead Collection: Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, discovered in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area in a lead and zinc

Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, discovered in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area in a lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) on June 17, 1921 by Tom Zwiglaar, a Swiss miner. H

Background imageLead Collection: A carter drives his horse into the water for a drink, Konya

A carter drives his horse into the water for a drink, Konya
A carter drives his horse into the water for a drink on the shores of Lake Aksehir, Konya, Turkey Date: 1992

Background imageLead Collection: Lead process

Lead process Date: late 19th century



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