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Leicester Collection

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester 1950S

Leicester 1950S
A No. 94 tram goes through the Clock Tower area of Leicester city centre

Background imageLeicester Collection: Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action

Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action
Will he win the National" again? GOLDEN MILLER: The photograph was taken at Leicester when " The Miller" had little more than gentle exercise in disposing of five other moderate

Background imageLeicester Collection: Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion

Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion
A poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion, described as a charming excursion to the West of England, calling at Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth

Background imageLeicester Collection: Soho, London - rooftop view

Soho, London - rooftop view, from Gerrard Place, looking across Gerrard Street towards Leicester Square. 1973

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester - Municipal Buildings

Leicester - Municipal Buildings - Architect: Frederick Roper Date: 1907

Background imageLeicester Collection: British soldiers with tank in trench, Ribecourt, France, WW1

British soldiers with tank in trench, Ribecourt, France, WW1
Men of the 1st Leicester Regiment, 6th Division, in and around a captured German second line trench, one mile west of Ribecourt, northern France, during the Battle of Cambrai, First World War

Background imageLeicester Collection: Advert, Southern Railway Excursions

Advert, Southern Railway Excursions
Advertisement for Southern Railway Excursions to Birmingham, Cambridge, Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Rugby, Wolverhampton, etc, every Sunday from December to March

Background imageLeicester Collection: Brochure illustration, W Barratt & Co Ltd, Northampton

Brochure illustration, W Barratt & Co Ltd, Northampton, showing the Footshape Works where the boots and shoes are made, with addresses of branches below, in London, Bradford, Brighton and Leicester

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Square Looking Towards the Empire Theatre

Leicester Square Looking Towards the Empire Theatre
The Empire Theatre in Leicester Square, now the Empire cinema, illuminated at night during a season of performances by the celebrated Russian ballet

Background imageLeicester Collection: Simon De Montfort(Elder)

Simon De Montfort(Elder)
SIMON DE MONTFORT 5th Earl of Leicester French nobleman, took part in 4th Crusade, prominent leader of Albigensian Crusade, died at siege of Toulouse in 1218

Background imageLeicester Collection: Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester

Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester
The Duke of York pays a visit to the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester - 24th November 1921. The homes provided accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse. Date: 1921

Background imageLeicester Collection: Countess of Leicester in her Coronation outfit

Countess of Leicester in her Coronation outfit
The Countess of Leicester, previously Lady Elizabeth Yorke (1912 - 1985), who acted as Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II at her Coronation

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Union Cottage Homes, Countesthorpe, Leics

Leicester Union Cottage Homes, Countesthorpe, Leics
Three small inmates stand in front of a water tower at the Leicester Union cottage homes at Countesthorpe, Leicestershire

Background imageLeicester Collection: Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
The Market Harborough Union workhouse. The inscription on the pediment reads HARBOROUGH UNION WORKHOUSE 1836. At the doorway stands a man and a woman, presumably the master and matron

Background imageLeicester Collection: 5064 Gerrard by Cosmo Gordon Lennox and Robert Hale

5064 Gerrard by Cosmo Gordon Lennox and Robert Hale
5064 Gerrard revue by Cosmo Gordon Lennox and Robert Hale; music arranged by Willy Redestone. Artist Harold Smith. The revue was first produced at the Alhambra Theatre, Leicester Square

Background imageLeicester Collection: Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire ?

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire ?
Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, near Leicester, Leicestershire ?, England. Showing the ruins Date: 1910s

Background imageLeicester Collection: Thurstons Billiards House, Leicester Square - Bombed - 1940

Thurstons Billiards House, Leicester Square - Bombed - 1940
The bombed out remains of Thurstons Billiard House on Leicester Square during the Blitz on London, WWII. The corner building was hit by a parachute mine at 3:30am on 16th October 1940

Background imageLeicester Collection: Oliver Brown

Oliver Brown
OLIVER BROWN London Art Dealer, proprietor of the Leicester Galleries. Date: 1885 - 1966

Background imageLeicester Collection: London / Leicester Square

London / Leicester Square
London/Leicester Square

Background imageLeicester Collection: Plan of Bosworth Field, Battle of Bosworth, near Leicester, 22 August 1485

Plan of Bosworth Field, Battle of Bosworth, near Leicester, 22 August 1485, towards the end of the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487). Date: 1485

Background imageLeicester Collection: Station Street, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire

Station Street, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Station Street, Earl Shilton, Leicester, near Hinckley, Leicestershire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageLeicester Collection: Sports Day at Countesthorpe Homes, Leicestershire

Sports Day at Countesthorpe Homes, Leicestershire
A group of boys, including some uniformed band members, at the Countesthorpe cottage homes in Leicestershire on their sports day in 1919

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Gataker, dowsing for water using his bare hands

Leicester Gataker, dowsing for water using his bare hands
Leicester Gataker, English professional water finder, demonstrates his abilities using bare hands. Date: 1903

Background imageLeicester Collection: The Hippodrome building, London

The Hippodrome building, London
The Hippodrome building on the corner of Charing Cross Road and Leicester Square in the City of Westminster, London. Date: 1900s

Background imageLeicester Collection: Dungeness Lighthouse, Kent, 1843

Dungeness Lighthouse, Kent, 1843
Engraving of the Dungeness Lighthouse, Kent, February 1843. This lighthouse was constructed, to a design by James Wyatt, by the Earl of Leicester, circa.1800

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Square, London, 1874

Leicester Square, London, 1874
Engraving showing the garden, with fountains, of Leicester Square, London, 1874

Background imageLeicester Collection: Match of Bowls at Crystal Palace, London, 1901

Match of Bowls at Crystal Palace, London, 1901
Illustration showing a match of bowls at the Crystal Palace in London during June 1901. The players shown are (from left to right) Dr. W.G. Grace (large beard), Mr. John Young (Australia), Mr. J.W

Background imageLeicester Collection: Bandstand, Leicester

Bandstand, Leicester
Round the bandstand in Victoria Park, Leicester

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Square 1877

Leicester Square 1877
Leicester Square in 1877 is still dominated by the flamboyant Alhambra Theatre

Background imageLeicester Collection: The Queens Hotel, Leicester Square, London

The Queens Hotel, Leicester Square, London. We can date this photograph very accurately as the billboard shows that Adeline Genee was appearing as Swanilda in " Coppelia" at the Empire

Background imageLeicester Collection: CFA Voysey

CFA Voysey
Six cottages at Elmsthorpe near Leicester for the Earl of Lovelace. Architect: CFA Voysey

Background imageLeicester Collection: The line into Leicester Station

The line into Leicester Station
Section showing the line into Leicester Station as at 17 Jul 1832 when the L&S Railway was opened and also showing the gradient for the extension whilst still under construction

Background imageLeicester Collection: Roman mosaic pavement found at Blackfriars, Leicester

Roman mosaic pavement found at Blackfriars, Leicester. 2nd century

Background imageLeicester Collection: Konrad Smigielski

Konrad Smigielski
Leicester plans for her future, 1964. The City of Leicesters planning officer in the 1960s, Konrad Smigielski. Date: 1964

Background imageLeicester Collection: The death of Earl Simon de Montfort

The death of Earl Simon de Montfort
The death of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester at the Battle of Evesham on 4 August 1265 during the Second Barons War. 1265

Background imageLeicester Collection: The Trocadero Restaurant, London

The Trocadero Restaurant, London
Situated on the corner of Londons Shaftesbury Avenue and Windmill Street, famous for its theatre which never closed, the Trocadero Restaurant was one of the most exclusive restaurants in Europe when

Background imageLeicester Collection: Design of a House & Offices, Castle Acre, Norfolk

Design of a House & Offices, Castle Acre, Norfolk
English domestic architecture: design of a House and Offices on the estate of the Earl of Leicester at Castle Acre, Norfolk

Background imageLeicester Collection: Catherine Street coal yard, Leicester, in 1903

Catherine Street coal yard, Leicester, in 1903

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester - Catherine Street coal yard in 1903

Leicester - Catherine Street coal yard in 1903

Background imageLeicester Collection: Forest Road Signal Box, Leicester, in 1903

Forest Road Signal Box, Leicester, in 1903

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester - Forest Road Signal Box in 1903

Leicester - Forest Road Signal Box in 1903

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Fosse Football Team, 1890s

Leicester Fosse Football Team, 1890s

Background imageLeicester Collection: R P Swain

R P Swain

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester and Swannington Railway, early 1900s

Leicester and Swannington Railway, early 1900s

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester and Swannington railway tracks and trucks

Leicester and Swannington railway tracks and trucks

Background imageLeicester Collection: Illustration of the CWS Wheatsheaf Boot

Illustration of the CWS Wheatsheaf Boot and Shoe factory, Leicester

Background imageLeicester Collection: Leicester Square, London - Victorian period

Leicester Square, London - Victorian period

Background imageLeicester Collection: W J Foreman

W J Foreman



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