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Background imageLifted Collection: Arrest / Mrs Pankhurst

Arrest / Mrs Pankhurst
Mrs Pankhurst is lifted off the ground when arrested outside Buckingham Palace

Background imageLifted Collection: Ufos / Cattle Mutilation

Ufos / Cattle Mutilation
Modern phenomena, whereby cattle are taken and mutilated by unknown entities. Strange surgical procedures are employed, baffling scientists

Background imageLifted Collection: Rubinstein Plays Piano

Rubinstein Plays Piano
ANTON RUBINSTEIN over-enthusiastic pianist plays a tune. So caught up in his performance he is lifted bodily from the stool, long hair & coat-tails flying

Background imageLifted Collection: Burma (Myanmar) - Rangoon (Yangon) - Elephants

Burma (Myanmar) - Rangoon (Yangon) - Elephants
Elephant scenes from Yangon (formerly Rangoon), Myanmar (formerly Burma). The Elphants are being shipped onto a steamer and working/moving teak logs

Background imageLifted Collection: Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
A young girl (likely the daughter of the shop owner) prepares chips at a Fish & Chip Shop in Morecambe Lancashire. Note the wonderful chipper machine on the counter

Background imageLifted Collection: Ufos / Gulf Breeze

Ufos / Gulf Breeze
Ed Walters goes out of his house to get a better view of a UFO, is zapped by a blue beam and lifted off the ground

Background imageLifted Collection: The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s

The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s
Arthur Plumhoff The Human Pincushion - The Pain-Proof Man (left) and Captain Ringman Jack, who lifted weights through holes through his breasts

Background imageLifted Collection: Antaeus Defeated

Antaeus Defeated
Antaeus is a mighty wrestler, but he draws his strength from the Earth, and when he opposes Herakless entry into Africa, he is defeated by being lifted off the ground

Background imageLifted Collection: Alleged Abnormal levitation of a table

Alleged Abnormal levitation of a table
Undated photograph of the alleged abnormal levitation of a table (inverted), photographed at a sance with Mrs Poole of Winnipeg. HPG/1/7/25

Background imageLifted Collection: Wunstorf Airfield, near Hanover, 1948

Wunstorf Airfield, near Hanover, 1948
Photograph showing Wunstorf Airfield, near Hanover, in the British controlled zone of Germany, with a large number of Dakota and York airplanes lined up for use during the Berlin Airlift, 1948

Background imageLifted Collection: The Millionth Ton of Supplies reaches Berlin, 1949

The Millionth Ton of Supplies reaches Berlin, 1949
Photograph showing Flight Lieutenant K.J. Ryall of the Royal Air Force handing a sack, representing the millionth short ton of supplies to be flown into Berlin during the airlift, to Dr

Background imageLifted Collection: A Cricketing Hero

A Cricketing Hero
A young cricketing hero is acclaimed by his teammates

Background imageLifted Collection: Icelandic Trawler

Icelandic Trawler
This British built Icelandic trawler at Grimsby docks, Lincolnshire, England, is being lifted up to examine the hull and for repainting

Background imageLifted Collection: Joan of Arc at the Siege of Orleans

Joan of Arc at the Siege of Orleans
Joan of Arc (Jeanne d Arc) (1412-1431) - on a divine quest to aid France against the English. She bore a white banner bearing the image of God and two Angels

Background imageLifted Collection: Herculine strongwoman

Herculine strongwoman
Herculine, known as the female Samson as she lifted weights by her hair. Hooks can be seen in this photograph attached to her hair

Background imageLifted Collection: Tower Bridge over the River Thames, London

Tower Bridge over the River Thames, London - the bascules are raised to allow a boat to pass beneath. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageLifted Collection: Discharging a cargo

Discharging a cargo
Illustration of timber being lifted from cargo ship. Artist: Otto Arpke (1886-1943) Date: 1935

Background imageLifted Collection: Allegorical Representation of America

Allegorical Representation of America
An allegorical representation of the products and inhabitants of America; various Native American men and women crowd by a small fortified wall by the water, carrying or moving animals, products

Background imageLifted Collection: Child feeding a pony

Child feeding a pony - Young child is lifted up to feed a pony with an apple. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLifted Collection: RAF Survival School, Plymouth, where air crew are taught how to survive after ditching

RAF Survival School, Plymouth, where air crew are taught how to survive after ditching their aircraft. Seen here is a man in the water wearing a lifebelt, about to be air lifted to safety. Date: 1966

Background imageLifted Collection: Cartoon, Dora Discomfited -- when peace returns after the end of World War One

Cartoon, Dora Discomfited -- when peace returns after the end of World War One, we are once again free to write what we like without fear of the censors black pencil. Date: 1919

Background imageLifted Collection: Unloading fresh oranges 1900

Unloading fresh oranges 1900
Dockers unloading oranges at London Bridge, Wharf in the orange season. Packed in boxes or chests, containing 1, 000 oranges each. Oranges coming from Malta, Sicily, Spain and Portugal and Florida

Background imageLifted Collection: COGNAC BOTTLE STAND

COGNAC BOTTLE STAND
Keep your precious bottles of cognac safe with this bottle stand, which has clasps which keep it in position when the bottle is lifted for pouring. Can be used on most bottles. Date: 1930s

Background imageLifted Collection: The Border between France and Spain at Hendaye

The Border between France and Spain at Hendaye - The International Bridge (Le Pont International) over the Bidesoa River. Date: circa late 1940s

Background imageLifted Collection: Blue Streak Coralie stage being lifted into the LT Tower

Blue Streak Coralie stage being lifted into the LT Tower at Hawker Siddeley Dynamics? factory at Hatfield, circa 1964. Date: circa 1964

Background imageLifted Collection: Blue Streak satellite adaptor section lifted before assembly

Blue Streak satellite adaptor section lifted before assembly
Blue Streak satellite adaptor section being lifted before assembly, alongside the nose fairing, circa 1964. Date: circa 1964

Background imageLifted Collection: Blue Streak nose fairing being lifted

Blue Streak nose fairing being lifted at Hawker Siddeley Dynamics? factory at Hatfield, circa 1964. Date: circa 1964

Background imageLifted Collection: Blue Streak German third stage being lifted into the LT Towe

Blue Streak German third stage being lifted into the LT Tower at Hawker Siddeley Dynamics? factory at Hatfield, circa 1964. Date: circa 1964

Background imageLifted Collection: The Jacknife Bridge, Michigan Street, Buffalo, NY, USA

The Jacknife Bridge, Michigan Street, Buffalo, NY, USA. Date: circa 1906

Background imageLifted Collection: Syria - Punishment of a servant (3 / 3)

Syria - Punishment of a servant (3 / 3)
A domestic situation unfolds in Syria - the Mistress of the house punishes her serving maid - she is tied up and flogged across her bare back. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLifted Collection: Boxer Rebllion, China - German Troops at Battle of Tientsin

Boxer Rebllion, China - German Troops at Battle of Tientsin, July 13th 14th, 1900. A multinational military force, representing the Eight-Nation Alliance

Background imageLifted Collection: The Edge of the American Sector, Berlin, 1949

The Edge of the American Sector, Berlin, 1949
Photograph showing German men and women removing the rubble barricades between the American Sector and the Soviet Sector of Berlin at the end of the Berlin Blockade, May 1949

Background imageLifted Collection: Lady with Lady Spirit

Lady with Lady Spirit
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Lady with Lady Spirit in front of her. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: Lady Spirit

Lady Spirit
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Lady Spirit wearing shroud and holding flowers. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: Spirit child

Spirit child
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Spirit child wearing shroud. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: China - Traditional Mandarins litter carried by porters

China - Traditional Mandarins litter carried by porters
China - A traditional litter for a Chinese Mandarin carried by three porters Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLifted Collection: District Railway line - London Underground - A sudden stop

District Railway line - London Underground - A sudden stop! (see: 10176658) Date: circa 1910

Background imageLifted Collection: Fishing boat lifted Mevagissey harbour, Cornwall

Fishing boat lifted Mevagissey harbour, Cornwall

Background imageLifted Collection: Greetings card in the shape of a cocked hat

Greetings card in the shape of a cocked hat
Greetings card in the shape of a British Army cocked hat, with the officers plume lifted up. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageLifted Collection: Lifted his hand to mine

Lifted his hand to mine - man kneeling before lady. Part of Box 79 Boswell Collection. Timothy Crab. Date: circa 1900

Background imageLifted Collection: WW1 - Theft of the Arc de Triomphe, Paris by a Zeppelin

WW1 - Theft of the Arc de Triomphe, Paris by a Zeppelin ! Date: circa 1916

Background imageLifted Collection: HMS Marlborough - 13. 5 inch shell being hoisted aboard

HMS Marlborough - 13. 5 inch shell being hoisted aboard
HMS Marlborough - 13.5 inch shell being hoisted aboard. HMS Marlborough was an Iron Duke-class battleship of the British Royal Navy, named in honour of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

Background imageLifted Collection: Travelling chair - Japan

Travelling chair - Japan Date: circa 1901

Background imageLifted Collection: Four young children topple a Japanese handcart as a prank

Four young children topple a Japanese handcart as a prank - much to the consternation of the driver, who has whacked his chin on the handle and seen his vegetables fly out all over the road

Background imageLifted Collection: Gentlemen with Spirit

Gentlemen with Spirit
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Bearded Victorian Gentlemen with Spirit, ghost, phantom, spectre. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: Spirit baby

Spirit baby
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Spirit baby. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: Spirit Lady

Spirit Lady
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Spirit Lady with two Gentlemen. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894

Background imageLifted Collection: Lady and spirit

Lady and spirit
From: The Veil Lifted, Andrew Glendinning of London, Whittaker, 1894 Lady with Spirit of her Father. Apparition, ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit. Date: 1894



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