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Background imageLitter Collection: Grimsby Street

Grimsby Street
A trolleybus and only two cars on Freeman Street, Grimsby, Humberside. Note the smartly-dressed pedestrians and litter-free street

Background imageLitter Collection: Anti Fruit Throwing Sign

Anti Fruit Throwing Sign
Metropolitan Police notice warning against throwing or despositing orange peel, banana or other fruit skins in the street in London

Background imageLitter Collection: Street Scene 1950S

Street Scene 1950S
Scene outside Gants Hill underground station near Ilford, Essex

Background imageLitter Collection: Peace, Perfect Peace by Heath Robinson

Peace, Perfect Peace by Heath Robinson. Being the Morning after the Night Before. The aftermath of energetic peace celebrations to mark the end of the First World War

Background imageLitter Collection: British Square / Pollilur

British Square / Pollilur
British East India troops under Colonel Baille form a square, offering meagre resistance to assault by the Indian army of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali at Pollilur

Background imageLitter Collection: The Way of an Eagle by George Studdy

The Way of an Eagle by George Studdy
A litter of enthusiastic but accident-prone puppies crash into a fence and fall in a heap on top of one another after chasing a chicken across a farm yard

Background imageLitter Collection: Falls Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Falls Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
The Falls Road area, a Catholic ghetto in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The twin spires of St Patricks Cathedral rise above the dingy houses and narrow, litter-strewn streets. Date: 1969

Background imageLitter Collection: Derelict Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales

Derelict Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales
View of the derelict Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales. The foreground is littered with pieces of wood, including an empty coffin which has broken apart. The colliery closed in 1969

Background imageLitter Collection: China - Yantai

China - Yantai - a typical mule litter

Background imageLitter Collection: Man in the Kitchen C1905

Man in the Kitchen C1905
Letting your husband loose in the kitchen can be very risky; here, a pot boils over, eggshells litter the floor, and the cat laps spilt milk

Background imageLitter Collection: Dogs Love Chocolate

Dogs Love Chocolate
Punch has been trained by his owner to carry messages and pick up litter. Here he tries to use the chocolate dispenser

Background imageLitter Collection: Tom Raw : in Litter

Tom Raw : in Litter
Tom Raw, a young officer newly arrived in India, travels up-country in a litter

Background imageLitter Collection: William of Orange (King William III), statue, Brixham, Devon

William of Orange (King William III), statue, Brixham, Devon
King William III (1650-1702) - statue of William of Orange at Brixham in Devon, England, commemorating his landing near there on 5 November 1688 to claim the English throne

Background imageLitter Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A view of some of the makeshift buildings that have grown among the rubbish tips. This is where the better off Zabballeen people live circa 1995

Background imageLitter Collection: First Experiences of a Calcutta Palki

First Experiences of a Calcutta Palki
A British man details his first experience with a Palki in Calcutta, India. A palki, also known as a palanquin or litter, was was a covered box for transporting people of importance

Background imageLitter Collection: Jesus, going to Naim, find people carrying a dead, only chil

Jesus, going to Naim, find people carrying a dead, only child of a widowed mother, and Jesus resurrects him. Codex of Predis (1476). Royal Library. Turin. Italy

Background imageLitter Collection: Cartoon, More Pigs than Teats

Cartoon, More Pigs than Teats, or, the new Litter of hungry Grunters Sucking John Bull's Old Sow to death, by James Gillray

Background imageLitter Collection: A noble personage rides in a horse litter - one horse before, one horse behind. Date: 15th century

A noble personage rides in a horse litter - one horse before, one horse behind. Date: 15th century

Background imageLitter Collection: Edward I Dies Events Britain 1307 Weak Ride Borne

Edward I Dies Events Britain 1307 Weak Ride Borne
edward, i, dies, events, britain, 1307, weak, ride, borne, litter, northward, march, roadside, last, moments, gladdened, sight, blazing, scottish, town, troops, death, king, british, royalty

Background imageLitter Collection: BOLSHEVIK ATROCITIES

BOLSHEVIK ATROCITIES
Bolshevik atrocities in Latvia: corpses litter the street Date: 1919

Background imageLitter Collection: LITTER, C14/C15

LITTER, C14/C15
A French seigneur is borne in a horse-drawn litter, accompanied by his guards on horseback Date: 14th - 15th centuries

Background imageLitter Collection: Japan - woman with porters in a kago or carrying chair

Japan - woman with porters in a kago or carrying chair
Vintage 19th century photograph - Japan - woman with porters in a kago or carrying chair

Background imageLitter Collection: Women picnic on route of royal wedding

Women picnic on route of royal wedding
Two women picnic amongst litter on the route of the royal wedding of Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Date: 1960

Background imageLitter Collection: Woman in carrying chair, sedan, litter, with porters, India

Woman in carrying chair, sedan, litter, with porters, India
19th century vintage photograph: Woman in a carrying chair, sedan, litter, with porters, India

Background imageLitter Collection: Woman being carried in kago, carrying chair, served tea

Woman being carried in kago, carrying chair, served tea
Young woman being carried in a kago, carrying chair, being served tea. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageLitter Collection: Historical views of Persia (Iran)

Historical views of Persia (Iran). View of the city of Gombroon (Bandar Abbas) on the Persian Gulf 58, the courtesan Thais leading Alexander the Great to set fire to Persepolis 59

Background imageLitter Collection: Saharan woman on a camel, Algeria, North Africa

Saharan woman on a camel, Algeria, North Africa
Saharan woman inside a litter draped with carpets on a camel, Algeria, North Africa. Date: 1922

Background imageLitter Collection: Poster, Please Keep Britain Tidy

Poster, Please Keep Britain Tidy, design by Reginald Mount. circa 1950

Background imageLitter Collection: Street scene during riot, Brixton, Lambeth, South London

Street scene during riot, Brixton, Lambeth, South London
A street scene in Brixton, Lambeth, South London, during a period of rioting. The air is full of black smoke, something (possibly a car) is on fire on the left

Background imageLitter Collection: Poll Tax demonstrators in the roadway, Central London

Poll Tax demonstrators in the roadway, Central London
Poll Tax demonstrators in the roadway in Central London. One man stands in fighting pose, with his fists clenched. Another man holds a placard with the words: Bog Off Thatcher

Background imageLitter Collection: WIRE HAIRED TERRIER PUPS

WIRE HAIRED TERRIER PUPS
A basket of mischief! A fine litter of wire-haired Fox Terrier puppies. Date: 1930s

Background imageLitter Collection: MARTYRS AT MONTAUBAN

MARTYRS AT MONTAUBAN
Martyrs of liberty : corpses litter the street of Montauban when troops of the Garde Nationale, still loyal to the ancien regime, fire on revolutionary demonstrators. Date: 10 May 1790

Background imageLitter Collection: Fall - Saluki Group - 1925

Fall - Saluki Group - 1925
A group of salukis registered in Miss Doxfords first litter by Sarona Kelb ex Tazi of Ruritania born on 18 June 1923. Date: 1925

Background imageLitter Collection: Park Keeper

Park Keeper
London characters: the PARK KEEPER makes sure evildoers dont walk on forbidden grass, drop litter, pick the flowers or misbehave in the bushes. Date: circa 1870

Background imageLitter Collection: Tom Raw : in Litter

Tom Raw : in Litter
Tom Raw, a young officer newly arrived in India, travels up-country in a litter Date: 1828

Background imageLitter Collection: MONUMENT / C18 / HAYMAN

MONUMENT / C18 / HAYMAN
Elegant gentleman about to get into a litter in London, near Monument Date: 18th century

Background imageLitter Collection: Vaubans Horse Litter

Vaubans Horse Litter
Horse litter used by the French general Vauban while travelling Date: circa 1680

Background imageLitter Collection: Scene from the opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi

Scene from the opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) - also features his portrait profile and signature. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageLitter Collection: Cusco (Peru). 1576. Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Cusco (Peru). 1576. Civitates Orbis Terrarum
Cusco (Peru). View of the city and its environs in 1576, conquered by the Spanish around 1534. Civitates Orbis Terrarum by G. Brauman and F. Hogenberg

Background imageLitter Collection: Chinese noble transportated in palanquin at the

Chinese noble transportated in palanquin at the times of the Qing Dynasty. Illustration in travel magazine El viagero ilustrado (The Illustrated traveler). Year 3. No. 7. April 15, 1880. Engraving

Background imageLitter Collection: Desolation at sea-port Dikson, Arctic Russia

Desolation at sea-port Dikson, Arctic Russia. Summer, August. Broken and abandoned ships and rubbish everywhere in what use to be one of the major ports in Russian Arctic ocean coast (Kara sea)

Background imageLitter Collection: Ouled Nails Woman in Covered Camel Palanquin

Ouled Nails Woman in Covered Camel Palanquin
An Ouled Nails woman in Southern Algeria, showing her very distinctive and elaborate traditional clothing. The women earned money through belly dancing

Background imageLitter Collection: Derelict Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales

Derelict Tirpentwys Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales
View of the derelict Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales. The foreground is littered with pieces of wood, including an empty coffin which has broken apart. The colliery closed in 1969

Background imageLitter Collection: A camel palanquin (covered litter)

A camel palanquin (covered litter), used to transport wives and children across the arid desert of southern Algeria, each with a central ventilation shaft. This picture is from Bousaada

Background imageLitter 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 imageLitter Collection: China - Travelling by Mule Litter

China - Travelling by Mule Litter. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageLitter Collection: Floods at Youngs Park, Goodrington, Paignton, Devon

Floods at Youngs Park, Goodrington, Paignton, Devon. Strong east winds and high tides caused waves 50 feet high to break over the sea wall, flooding the park to a depth of eight feet



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