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Background imageLeave Collection: Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip

Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip
The Erebus and Terror leave England on the Franklin polar expedition, never to return

Background imageLeave Collection: Ukulele Song 1926

Ukulele Song 1926
A happy couple singing by moonlight: Give me a ukulele... and a ukulele baby... and leave the rest to me

Background imageLeave Collection: The First Passover

The First Passover
The Jews are spared when a pestilence strikes Egypt, a sign that Pharaoh should allow them to leave his country : it is the first Passover, celeb- -rated annually ever after

Background imageLeave Collection: Christmas Truce / Soldiers

Christmas Truce / Soldiers
British and German troops leave their trenches on New Years Day to fraternise in peace in No Mans Land

Background imageLeave Collection: Rolls Royce / Snecma Olympus 593 Mk602 standard engine

Rolls Royce / Snecma Olympus 593 Mk602 standard engine
Rolls-Royce/Snecma Olympus 593 Mk602 production standard engine ready to leave the assembly shop for testbed running at the Rolls-Royce Bristol Engine Division

Background imageLeave Collection: Compton and Edrich leave the Oval pitch, 1953

Compton and Edrich leave the Oval pitch, 1953
Photograph showing the two English batsman, Denis Compton and Bill Edrich, leaving the pitch at the Oval Cricket Ground, London, 19th August 1953

Background imageLeave Collection: Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops

Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops
British troops returning to France after leave; boarding the troop train at Victoria Station, London

Background imageLeave Collection: Amy Johnson Says Goodbye

Amy Johnson Says Goodbye
Amy Johnson (Mrs Mollison) leaves Lympne in Hearts Content on her record attempt to South America. Here she kisses her husband goodbye. Date: 6 February 1933

Background imageLeave Collection: Glasgow University

Glasgow University
THE UNIVERSITY GALOP Edward and Alexandra are cheered as they leave after opening GLASGOW UNIVERSITY in its fine new building by George Gilbert Scott Date: 1870

Background imageLeave Collection: Adam & Eve Driven Out

Adam & Eve Driven Out
Closing Time in Eden : the sinful couple have to leave Paradise, driven out by an angel with a red-hot sword

Background imageLeave Collection: Wwi / Serbian Army / 1914

Wwi / Serbian Army / 1914
The Serbian army, to much acclaim, leave to defend their country against Austrian forces. Austria had declared war on Serbia on 28 July

Background imageLeave Collection: Pilgrim Fathers Depart

Pilgrim Fathers Depart
102 Protestants (24 of them women) leave Plymouth for America in the Mayflower. Only 35 were Puritans. The phrase Pilgrim Fathers was first used in 1799

Background imageLeave Collection: Suffragettes Released from Prison

Suffragettes Released from Prison. A group of suffragette prisoners leave Holloway Prison on 31st July 1908, smiling and waving

Background imageLeave Collection: First Day of Holidays

First Day of Holidays
Two children eat their breakfast on the first day of the school holidays, anxious to leave the table and play in the garden

Background imageLeave Collection: GUARD (1930S)

GUARD (1930S)
A guard of the North Eastern Railway waves his green flag and blows his whistle to tell the driver that the train may leave

Background imageLeave Collection: Clocking-In Machine

Clocking-In Machine
A Clocking In machine in a factory records the hours workers start and leave the workplace

Background imageLeave Collection: Ww1 / Trench / Night Attack

Ww1 / Trench / Night Attack
British troops leave their trench positions to make a night attack at Mory, France

Background imageLeave Collection: King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit departing

King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit departing
An official two-day state visit to the UK by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1927-) and Queen Sirikit (1932-) of Thailand comes to an end, as they depart for Geneva

Background imageLeave Collection: Poe / Poem / The Raven / C19Th

Poe / Poem / The Raven / C19Th
The dazed & melancholy man believes the raven will leave him, as his " hopes have flown before."

Background imageLeave Collection: Comic postcard, Unhappy mother cat with kittens Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Unhappy mother cat with kittens Date: 20th century

Background imageLeave Collection: Fairy Melusine (Colour)

Fairy Melusine (Colour)
Raymond de Lusignan discovers that his wife is a fairy, and consequently - for thats how these things are - she has to leave him, for ever, flying from the castle window... Date: circa 1500

Background imageLeave Collection: Melusine Revealed

Melusine Revealed
Melusines fairy nature is discovered by her husband, Raymond de Lusignan, and she has to leave him for ever

Background imageLeave Collection: Patriotism in a British home, WW1

Patriotism in a British home, WW1
A cosy scene in a British home showing a young man (possibly a wounded sailor?) displaying a Union Jack flag to the rest of his family

Background imageLeave Collection: WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London

WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station

Background imageLeave Collection: Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture

Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture
Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited

Background imageLeave Collection: Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg with family

Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg with family
Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg (1884-1966), fourth and youngest daughter of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh and his wife, Maria Alexandrovna (later Duke and Duchess of Saxe-Coburg)

Background imageLeave Collection: Airport Bus, 1927

Airport Bus, 1927
Passengers for the Continent leave the Charles Street head- quarters of Imperial Airways, and board the Imperial Airways motor=car which will whisk them to Croydon air-station

Background imageLeave Collection: Seven Days Leave, Lyceum Theatre, Strand, London

Seven Days Leave, Lyceum Theatre, Strand, London
Seven Days Leave, a new play by Walter Howard, at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand, London. With Alfred Paumier as Captain Fielding, Annie Saker as Lady Mary, and Leslie Carter as Colonel Sharrow

Background imageLeave Collection: District Messengers / Gpo

District Messengers / Gpo
Young boys worked as GPO District Couriers and delivered packages all over London. Here, they leave the District Messenger & Theatre Office. Date: circa 1930

Background imageLeave Collection: Formosa Oolong Tea Rooms advertisement, 1916

Formosa Oolong Tea Rooms advertisement, 1916
Advertisement for the Formosa Oolong Tea Rooms - the most charming place in London for luncheons, teas and dinners. Illustration shows a lady having tea with an officer in uniform while a waitress in

Background imageLeave Collection: Leave It To Psmith by Ian Hay and P G Wodehouse

Leave It To Psmith by Ian Hay and P G Wodehouse
Promotional postcard for Leave It To Psmith by Ian Hay and P. G. Wode-house.from Wodehouses novel (1923). First produced at the Shaftesbury Theatre, 27th September 1930

Background imageLeave Collection: Lancers of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers leaving Mons

Lancers of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers leaving Mons
Lancers of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers, 3rd Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division leaving Mons in 1919. The 5th Lancers (attached to the Canadian Corps)

Background imageLeave Collection: Sportsmans Chocolate

Sportsmans Chocolate
Advertisement for Sportsmans Chocolate. " Campers look!! Blended bitter to leave no thirst" and wrapped in waterproof envelopes

Background imageLeave Collection: Noah and Rest Disembark

Noah and Rest Disembark
The storm is over, the waters subside, a rainbow appears in the sky, and Noah and his family can safely leave the Ark, along with the animals (including a pair of unicorns)

Background imageLeave Collection: Columbus Leaves Shore

Columbus Leaves Shore
Columbus takes his leave of Ferdinand and Isabela before leaving for the New World

Background imageLeave Collection: Willoughby / Dashwoods / S&s

Willoughby / Dashwoods / S&s
Willoughby takes leave of the Dashwoods. Date: First published: 1811

Background imageLeave Collection: Syringa tomentella

Syringa tomentella. Dried specimen taken from the museum herbarium. Collected near Newbury, Berks 1952

Background imageLeave Collection: The Horrors of Home

The Horrors of Home
A Captain, home on leave during World War I returns to his tranquil countryside village to discover it is now a hub of industry complete with belching chimneys, manufacturing armaments for the war

Background imageLeave Collection: Peire Vidal / Troubador

Peire Vidal / Troubador
Peire Vidal, French troubador of the late 12th, early 13th centuries, entertains the lady Azalais of Roquemartine, from whom he stole a kiss while she slept and had to leave court

Background imageLeave Collection: Greece / Warrior Farewell

Greece / Warrior Farewell
A young Greek warrior takes leave of his family

Background imageLeave Collection: Social / Women, Girl & Car

Social / Women, Girl & Car
A lady and her child leave their Delage and walk along the pavement until they stop and talk with a friend

Background imageLeave Collection: Soviet Tank Parade

Soviet Tank Parade
Tanks leave Moscow after a parade, going straight to the front-line. This is a view of Gorky Street

Background imageLeave Collection: Mariner, Seraph-Band

Mariner, Seraph-Band
The angelic spirits leave the dead bodies of the sailors: This seraph-band, each waved his hand: It was a heavenly sight!

Background imageLeave Collection: The Emigrant Ship Artemisia en route for Australia

The Emigrant Ship Artemisia en route for Australia
(Top) The Emigrant Ship Artemisia en route for Moreton Bay, New South Wales, Australia. (Bottom) Emigrants on the deck of the ship. Date: 1848

Background imageLeave Collection: The Welsh Guards leaving Buckingham Palace, London

The Welsh Guards leaving Buckingham Palace, London
circa 1910s

Background imageLeave Collection: Black GIs at Rainbow Corner, London American Red Cross Club

Black GIs at Rainbow Corner, London American Red Cross Club
Black GIs in the Information Bureau at Rainbow Corner, the London American Red Cross Club. Thousands of messages are written on a large blackboard

Background imageLeave Collection: Sailor on his bicycle on shore leave Royal Navy Portsmouth

Sailor on his bicycle on shore leave Royal Navy Portsmouth

Background imageLeave Collection: Sailors on shore leave in rickshaws Royal Navy

Sailors on shore leave in rickshaws Royal Navy



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