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Background imageLink Collection: The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (4 / 4)

The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (4 / 4)
The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne - The spans reaching out from both sides of the river - 11th January 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageLink Collection: Cuba - First Pan American Airways service

Cuba - First Pan American Airways service
Cuba - The First Pan American Airways (PAN-AM) service between Key West, United States and Havana, Cuba in October 1927. Pan American Airways was founded by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney

Background imageLink Collection: The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (3 / 4)

The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (3 / 4)
The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne - The spans supported by cables to each shore - 9th February 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageLink Collection: The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845

The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845
Engraving showing the end of Sir John Franklins ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845, entitled They Forged the last link with their lives. This engraving was taken from a painting by W

Background imageLink Collection: All-Red Route at the Festival of Empire, 1911

All-Red Route at the Festival of Empire, 1911
A diagram of the All-Red Route at the Festival of Empire, opened on 12th May 1911 by King George V and Queen Mary. The route was essentially an electric railway line laid down at a cost of 90

Background imageLink Collection: Christmas Greetings card with a Golfing Pun theme

Christmas Greetings card with a Golfing Pun theme, playing on words/terms. " May Xmas: BUNKER trouble and Care and LINK you to a Golden New Year. I ask you to accept today

Background imageLink Collection: Peking Man A new link in human evolution

Peking Man A new link in human evolution. Chimpanzee, Pithecanthropus, Peking Man and Piltdown Man (later shown to be a hoax). Date: 1929

Background imageLink Collection: A discussion on the Piltdown skull by John Cooke

A discussion on the Piltdown skull by John Cooke
Portrait group of well-known British scientists examining the Piltdown skull. This topical painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1915

Background imageLink Collection: Piltdown Man memorial, 1938

Piltdown Man memorial, 1938
The site of the discovery of the Piltdown skull: the monolith memorial unveiled by Sir Keith Arthur on 22nd July 1938. The memorial was placed in the grounds of Barkham Manor at Piltdown

Background imageLink Collection: Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation

Super Constellation 145925 Project Magnet UFO Investigation
A very rare photograph of a modified Super Constellation 145925, fitted with highly sensistive magnetometers. The aircraft was part of the TOP SECRET Project Magnet - a UFO Investigation run by

Background imageLink Collection: I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
I, Robot - The robot Adam Link is attacked

Background imageLink Collection: Horse-drawn milk cart with driver. Churn on the cart

Horse-drawn milk cart with driver. Churn on the cart
The milkman is from Malvern Worcs Link Farm Diary and his name is E Betteridge - both texts visible of the cart. Date: circa 1905

Background imageLink Collection: Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912

Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912
Piltdown Man, as imagined by Illustrated London News special artist Amedee Forestier, soon after the discovery of the bones was made public in 1912

Background imageLink Collection: Piltdown Man article- The most ancient inhabitant of England

Piltdown Man article- The most ancient inhabitant of England
The most ancient inhabitant of England: the newly found Sussex Man. A page from the Illustrated London News by W.P Pycraft, examining the parallels between the Piltdown Man skull and jaw

Background imageLink Collection: Piltdown man reconstructed

Piltdown man reconstructed
The Piltdown man sketched by A. Forestier after Professor Keiths reconstruction, and an inset showing an alterative reconstruction after Dr. A. Smith Woodward

Background imageLink Collection: Poster, British-American Air Services Ltd

Poster, British-American Air Services Ltd, Heston Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex. 20th century

Background imageLink Collection: Electricity Oersted

Electricity Oersted
The Danish scientist Christian Oersted observes the link between electricty and magnetism, enabling him to develop electro-magnetism leading to modern machines

Background imageLink Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle 71-0291

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle 71-0291 (msn 0012/B002), at the 1980 SBAC Farnborough Airshow on 6 September 1980. Built as the second TF-15A

Background imageLink Collection: The Lamplighter, Watchman and Link-boy

The Lamplighter, Watchman and Link-boy. London lamplighter with ladder and fuse lighting streetlamps 55, watchman in great coat with lantern and rattle 56

Background imageLink Collection: Old women walking togther down the street, 1920s

Old women walking togther down the street, 1920s
Two old ladies walk down the street arm in arm, wearing winter coats and carrying hand bags, c. 1920s. Date: c. 1920s

Background imageLink Collection: WW2 - Comic Postcard, Home Front - Intruder Raid - A little girl (with ginger pigtails)

WW2 - Comic Postcard, Home Front - Intruder Raid - A little girl (with ginger pigtails) is alarmed at the sight of a small brown mouse and has leaped up onto the piano stool. Date: 1944

Background imageLink Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Cadet In A Link Trainer

WW2 - R. A. F. Cadet In A Link Trainer
A photograph which portrays a British WW2 Royal Air Force cadet using a link trainer, complete with wings, propeller and scenery to simulate the movements and feel of an aircraft. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageLink Collection: Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, viewed from the Link Common

Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, viewed from the Link Common - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageLink Collection: RAF cadet learning on a link trainer, WW2

RAF cadet learning on a link trainer, WW2
RAF cadet learning on a link trainer Date: circa 1941

Background imageLink Collection: Boeing EC-135P 58-0019

Boeing EC-135P 58-0019
United States Air Force (USAF) - Boeing EC-135P 58-0019 (msn 17764) (initially converted to EC-135A radio relay link aircraft. Later converted to EC-135P airborne command post). Date: circa 1980

Background imageLink Collection: Linking North and South London 1907

Linking North and South London 1907
Diagram showing the proposed method the County Council are going to link north London to south. Connecting by tramway tunnel beneath the Wellington Street approach to Waterloo Bridge. Date: 1907

Background imageLink Collection: Blackwall Extension Railway Bridge over the Commercial-Road East

Blackwall Extension Railway Bridge over the Commercial-Road East. The new link in the metropolitan system of railways was to bring the Eastern Counties and other lines terminating at Shoreditch

Background imageLink Collection: Designs for a Channel Bridge by Sir Owen Williams

Designs for a Channel Bridge by Sir Owen Williams. Date: 1960

Background imageLink Collection: Aliki Diplarakos, known as Miss Europe, reviving

Aliki Diplarakos, known as Miss Europe, reviving Ancient Greek dances, 1930 - giving a series of lectures on the link between ancient and modern Greece as exemplified in the Delphic Festival

Background imageLink Collection: Cover of Dance Magazine, April 1929

Cover of Dance Magazine, April 1929 with a portrait painting of the American dancer Ruth St Dennis by Carl Link Date: 1929

Background imageLink Collection: Link extinguishers

Link extinguishers
In Victorian times well-to-do householders would hire a link boy - a boy or young man who carried a flaming torch called a link to light the way for the traveller

Background imageLink Collection: Tombs in Westminster Abbey, Westminster Hall

Tombs in Westminster Abbey, Westminster Hall and Westminster Bridge. Young man pointing to a Latin inscription on a stone tomb in Westminster Abbey 52

Background imageLink Collection: Motor racing track course at Monza, Italy

Motor racing track course at Monza, Italy
Motor racing track course at Monza, near Milan, Italy. 1930s

Background imageLink Collection: Gatwick Airport, showing Terminal building and rail links

Gatwick Airport, showing Terminal building and rail links
Gatwick Airport, Surrey - showing Terminal building (the Beehive opened in 1936) and rail links via the Brighton Main Line. The main airport today is north of this site. Date: 1938

Background imageLink Collection: Lugano, Switzerland - Monte San Salvatore funicular

Lugano, Switzerland - Monte San Salvatore funicular
circa 1910s

Background imageLink Collection: ODESSA-BALTA LINE BRIDGE 1866

ODESSA-BALTA LINE BRIDGE 1866
ODESSA-BALTA RAILWAY The rail link is opened between these two towns, a distance of 180 km. The first train thunders across a wooden bridge Date: 1866

Background imageLink Collection: The East Cliff Lift - Bournemouth, Dorset

The East Cliff Lift - Bournemouth, Dorset - built in 1908 the lift links the beach to the Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. Date: circa 1909

Background imageLink Collection: Lake Shore Drive, Looking North from Drake Hotel, Chicago

Lake Shore Drive, Looking North from Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Date: 1923

Background imageLink Collection: Cartoon, The Allies, WW1

Cartoon, The Allies, WW1
Cartoon, The Allies during the First World War. Linking arms, they sing: Are we all here? Yes! And if we re all here, thats all right

Background imageLink Collection: The chain of Union

The chain of Union
Members of a lodge link together to form a chain of union. One arm is placed on a neighbours waist whilst the hand is left free to tap the other neighbour three times on the shoulder

Background imageLink Collection: Link Boy, 18th Century

Link Boy, 18th Century
A barefoot LINKBOY carries a flaming torch with which he will illuminate the path of a gentleman, in the absence of any fixed street lighting

Background imageLink Collection: Canadian Inuksuk Monument Utah Beach Museum

Canadian Inuksuk Monument Utah Beach Museum
It is estimated that about 3, 000 Native Canadians (Inuit, Metis and others) fought in WW2 of whom some 200 died. The Memorial, built by Inuk Elder Peter Irniq was unveiled on 30 October 2005

Background imageLink Collection: Mr Link, monkey appearing at the Hippodrome 1906

Mr Link, monkey appearing at the Hippodrome 1906
Clever monkey called Mr Link or The Missing Link, who was appearing at The Hippodrome, London in June 1906. Wearing gentlemens clothing he performed on stage eating

Background imageLink Collection: Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Edwardian jewellery

Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Edwardian jewellery
Selection of novelty jewellery inspired my nature. Date: 1901

Background imageLink Collection: Operation Gold. Reconstruction of the tunnel built by Americ

Operation Gold. Reconstruction of the tunnel built by American intelligence and British between 1954 and 1955 to link the west and east side of the city

Background imageLink Collection: Advert for Wilson & Gill jewellery 1894

Advert for Wilson & Gill jewellery 1894
Selection of novelty jewellery from Wilson & Gill, in Regent Street, London. 1894

Background imageLink Collection: Malvern Link, Convent of the Holy Name

Malvern Link, Convent of the Holy Name
Aerial view of the Convent of the Holy Name, Malvern Link, Worcestershire

Background imageLink Collection: Piltdown Man

Piltdown Man
An illustration of The earliest known inhabitant of England, based upon the fragments of skull and jawbone supposedly discovered in a gravel pit at Piltdown, East Sussex, England



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