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Background imageListing Collection: London Fire Engine Establishment, list of fire stations

London Fire Engine Establishment, list of fire stations
Formed in 1833, the LFEE took over firefighting in London from the various Insurance Company fire brigades. It had 19 fire stations and its headquarters was located at Watling Street, City of London

Background imageListing Collection: The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
The Newport Transporter Bridge - a transporter bridge crossing the River Usk in Newport, South Wales (Monmouthshire). A Grade I listed structure, designed by French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin

Background imageListing Collection: The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire

The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire
The Passage and doorway of the Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire. During the early 19th century, mining in the area caused one side of the building to begin gradually sinking

Background imageListing Collection: Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London

Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London
The scientific ascent of Mr H Coxwells Mammoth Balloon from the Crystal Palace, London. Listing below the names of various passengers of Mr Coxwell. 1862

Background imageListing Collection: Table of Elements

Table of Elements
Table of elements of matter Listing metallic and non- metallic elements, and including various pieces of apparatus

Background imageListing Collection: The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North

The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North
Illustration showing the German Battlecruiser Scharnhorst listing to starboard as she sank at the end of the Battle of North Cape, approximately 7.30pm on 26th December 1943

Background imageListing Collection: The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire - Doorway

The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire - Doorway
The Doorway of the Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire. During the early 19th century, mining in the area caused one side of the building to begin gradually sinking

Background imageListing Collection: The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire - Sitting Room

The Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire - Sitting Room
The Sitting Room of the Crooked House, Himley, Staffordshire. During the early 19th century, mining in the area caused one side of the building to begin gradually sinking

Background imageListing Collection: London Brighton South Coast Railway Roll Honour

London Brighton South Coast Railway Roll Honour
london, brighton, south, coast, railway, roll, honour, 1916, fallen, employees, since, outbreak, war, ww1, wwi, first, world, wartime, 1st, one, vintage, poster, posters, company, names, died

Background imageListing Collection: The first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway

The first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway
Table listing the first ten engines constructed for the L&S Railway, 1832-1839. Detailing: name and number of engine; name of maker; makers number; date when delivered (in steam)

Background imageListing Collection: Emigration - on the wide and boundless sea

Emigration - on the wide and boundless sea. 19th century

Background imageListing Collection: Santa Claus with book on a Christmas postcard

Santa Claus with book on a Christmas postcard
Santa Claus with book listing the names of good boys and good girls on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageListing Collection: Television magazine cover

Television magazine cover, April 1932, The Worlds First Television Journal, listing BBC television programmes. 1932

Background imageListing Collection: The 1958 Season - list of parties and balls in The Tatler

The 1958 Season - list of parties and balls in The Tatler
Brilliant vista of last Royal season. Double page spread from The Tatler magazine listing some of the coming out dances and debutante cocktail parties for the 1958 London Season - significant in

Background imageListing Collection: Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne - Papers

Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne - Papers
Papers relating to Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thornes military career and family life, 1930-1931.Including: letters relating to his marriage settlement

Background imageListing Collection: Tank Corps souvenir relating to 16th Battalion Tank Corps

Tank Corps souvenir relating to 16th Battalion Tank Corps
Tank Corps souvenir relating to the 16th Battalion Tank Corps. commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel, the Hon. J. D. Y. Bingham, DSO, listing command structure and appointments, individual awards

Background imageListing Collection: Dunkirk, France - Trystram Lock, WW2

Dunkirk, France - Trystram Lock, WW2
Dunkirk, France - Trystram Lock, with a partially submerged vessel, following damage during WW2. Date: 1940-1945

Background imageListing Collection: Imperial Hotels, London - Map of Hotels and transport links

Imperial Hotels, London - Map of Hotels and transport links
Imperial Hotels, London - Map of London, marking the Hotels and useful transport links. Date: circa 1920

Background imageListing Collection: Promotional Flyer for Imperial Hotels, London

Promotional Flyer for Imperial Hotels, London
Promotional Flyer for Imperial Hotels, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London - a total of 9 hotels with 3500 rooms - Central for business and pleasure. Date: circa 1920

Background imageListing Collection: Johann Caspar Keerl

Johann Caspar Keerl
JOHANN CASPAR KEERL Reference books are shy about listing this German musician, about whom we know nothing except that he was German and practised music. Date: early 18th century

Background imageListing Collection: WW2 poster, Follow your trade in the fighting forces

WW2 poster, Follow your trade in the fighting forces
WW2 recruitment poster, Follow your trade in the fighting forces -- listing the different trades in the Navy, Army and Air Force. Date: early 1940s

Background imageListing Collection: Cunard Companys regular passenger, mail, freight services

Cunard Companys regular passenger, mail, freight services
Brochure page listing the Cunard Companys regular passenger, mail and freight services. Date: 1922

Background imageListing Collection: Official programme, Washington Park Club, Chicago

Official programme, Washington Park Club, Chicago, USA, first day of autumn meeting, 31 August 1885. Listing details for five horse races. Date: 1885

Background imageListing Collection: Cage of the unenfranchised

Cage of the unenfranchised. A wicker cage constrains hens and a parrot with a ticket listing those who are outside the democratic process criminals, aliens, Paupers, lunatics and women

Background imageListing Collection: Army Orders from General Sir Hs Rawlinson

Army Orders from General Sir Hs Rawlinson
1. A copy of Army Orders from General Sir H. S. Rawlinson, Commanding Officer, 4th Army listing Immediate Rewards, dated 1st March 1919 to 40 recipients of the Military Medal. 2

Background imageListing Collection: Last moments of HMS Courageous by G. H. Davis

Last moments of HMS Courageous by G. H. Davis
The last moments of HMS Courageous after being torpedoed by a German U-boat: the crew abandoning ship in the failing evening light

Background imageListing Collection: WW1 - Roll of Honour - space to fill in the blanks

WW1 - Roll of Honour - space to fill in the blanks
WW1 - Roll of Honour with space to fill in the blanks. " Draw me not without reason. Sheath me not without honour." Date: circa 1916

Background imageListing Collection: Air Raid Shelters in the vicinity of The Coliseum, London

Air Raid Shelters in the vicinity of The Coliseum, London
A list of Air Raid Shelters, their location and capacity, published in a London West End Theatre Programme (The Coliseum, Charing Cross). Date: circa 1930s

Background imageListing Collection: NFS radio operator at Ealing HQ (34 D), WW2

NFS radio operator at Ealing HQ (34 D), WW2
NFS radio operator at the radio desk, Fire Force Area 34, Ealing HQ (34 D). On the board in front of her is the listing for the London Regional Area call signs

Background imageListing Collection: Welcome - defense workers! Homes registration office : Defen

Welcome - defense workers! Homes registration office : Defense rental listing bureau. Poster alerting defense workers to the availability of houses, apartments, and rooms

Background imageListing Collection: The port at Bone, Algeria

The port at Bone, Algeria
Bone, Algeria. The Port

Background imageListing Collection: Playbill for Maskelyne & Cooke magical variety show

Playbill for Maskelyne & Cooke magical variety show
Playbill for performances of the show The Novelty of the Age, featuring magicians Maskelyne and Cooke, held at Berkley Castle, Blackpool, January 1870

Background imageListing Collection: Playbill - magician Doctor Silvester and the levitating lady

Playbill - magician Doctor Silvester and the levitating lady
Undated playbill for performances of magician Doctor Silvester and the levitating lady at " Gebouw der Loge". HPF/5A/37

Background imageListing Collection: HMS Ark Royal listing to starboard, Second World War, 1941

HMS Ark Royal listing to starboard, Second World War, 1941
Photograph showing the Royal Navy aircraft-carrier HMS Ark Royal listing heavily to starboard, after being torpedoed in the Mediterranean Sea in November 1941

Background imageListing Collection: Scene below Decks

Scene below Decks
Misery below decks : a few passengers are able to enjoy their meal but most are unhappy and some are literally sea-sick

Background imageListing Collection: Empress of Ireland Sinks

Empress of Ireland Sinks
Following the collision with a a Norwegian collier, passengers below decks of the listing Canadian liner struggle up stairs in the dark

Background imageListing Collection: Rossini / Kyrie / Orch Score

Rossini / Kyrie / Orch Score
First page of a full orchestral score, listing woodwind, brass, strings, four-part chorus and organ

Background imageListing Collection: List of School Fees

List of School Fees
A memorandum to pupils of the Haberdashers Askes Hatcham Girls School listing tuition fees and term start dates & details of entrance examinations



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