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Background imageMakes Collection: Ned Kellys Last Stand

Ned Kellys Last Stand
Ned Kelly, Australian legend, makes his last stand

Background imageMakes Collection: Wall St Crash 1929

Wall St Crash 1929
The Wall Street Crash makes the headlines of the late news issue

Background imageMakes Collection: Landlord and Bar Sign

Landlord and Bar Sign
Due to the number of customers trying to pay for drinks by cheque, the landlords sign in this London pub makes it clear that draughts, not overdrafts, are available behind the bar

Background imageMakes Collection: Art Exhibition Glasgow

Art Exhibition Glasgow
Poster for an exhibition at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts - a striking example of the characteristic style which makes this one of the most advanced schools of art

Background imageMakes Collection: Fairies Merry Go Round

Fairies Merry Go Round
Fairies at play - a toadstool makes a convenient merry-go- round

Background imageMakes Collection: Mr Micawber makes Punch - David Copperfield, Charles Dickens

Mr Micawber makes Punch - David Copperfield, Charles Dickens Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMakes Collection: Concorde 01 G-AXDN makes its first take-off from Filton

Concorde 01 G-AXDN makes its first take-off from Filton
Concorde 01, G-AXDN, makes its first take-off from Filton

Background imageMakes Collection: Winston Churchill makes his VE Day Broadcast

Winston Churchill makes his VE Day Broadcast

Background imageMakes Collection: Jesus on Palm Sunday

Jesus on Palm Sunday
Jesus makes his entry into Jerusalem on a donkey accompanied by his followers bearing palms

Background imageMakes Collection: Driver is a Novice

Driver is a Novice
CAUTION : DRIVER IS A NOVICE A useful notice tied to the back of a learner drivers car as he makes a nervous hand signal

Background imageMakes Collection: Faust Makes his Contract

Faust Makes his Contract
Faust making his contract with Mephistopheles

Background imageMakes Collection: Napoleonic War Cartoon

Napoleonic War Cartoon
NAPOLEON OVER-REACHES HIMSELF He makes a giant stride from the Peninsula to Russia - but this time he has gone too far

Background imageMakes Collection: Absence Makes Heart

Absence Makes Heart
A photograph with the model posed as a homage to Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder by Marcus Stone

Background imageMakes Collection: A Watchmaker at Work

A Watchmaker at Work
A clock and watchmaker seated at his bench makes fine adjustments to a watch part, possibly a cog. He uses a bow lathe ?. Wall, mantel & grandfather clocks can be seen

Background imageMakes Collection: Michelin Tyre Advert

Michelin Tyre Advert
The Michelin Man sits atop Olympia and makes sure all the exhibits for the 1913 motor show are equipped with the best tyres. Date: 1913

Background imageMakes Collection: LUNARDIs ASCENT 1784

LUNARDIs ASCENT 1784
Vincenzo Lunardi makes the first ascent into English airspace, shortly after the first ascent in Scotland - 200, 000 watch him

Background imageMakes Collection: Pig Eats Picnic Food

Pig Eats Picnic Food
An uninvited guest makes rather a pig of himself at a picnic

Background imageMakes Collection: Giant Makes the Wrekin

Giant Makes the Wrekin
A giant intends to dam the Seven & flood Shrewsbury, but a cobbler persuades the giant that it is a very long way, so the giant gives up & dumps his load creating the Wrekin

Background imageMakes Collection: Boys Scrumping

Boys Scrumping
Two boys, use a long pole, to knock apples from a tree while a little girl makes ready to collect them. The elder girl seems unconvinced regarding the legality of scrumping

Background imageMakes Collection: Yorkshire Farmhouse Int

Yorkshire Farmhouse Int
A Yorkshire farmers wife makes oatcakes in her kitchen

Background imageMakes Collection: Ross / Winter Camp / Felix

Ross / Winter Camp / Felix
John Rosss arctic expedition: Victory makes camp at Felix Harbour, where they spent two winters

Background imageMakes Collection: Richard Vines at Crawford Notch

Richard Vines at Crawford Notch
British explorer Richard Vines at Crawford Notch, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Vines stands by a river, holding a walking stick, as he makes his way along the pass. Date: 1619

Background imageMakes Collection: The Ironstein Theory of Golf, by William Heath Robinson

The Ironstein Theory of Golf, by William Heath Robinson
A prospective competitor in our 500 golf contest makes one of those fance drives that are so bewildering to the ordinary member of a local golf club

Background imageMakes Collection: The Scotsman who had his moneys worth

The Scotsman who had his moneys worth
Humorous illustration by H. M. Bateman showing a rotund and satisfied Scottish man sitting at a restaurant table, having managed to eat everything on the set price lunch menu while a waiter removes a

Background imageMakes Collection: French Tailors C18Th

French Tailors C18Th
An elegant Frenchman has a fitting for a new coat. A tailor, down on one knee, makes some adjustments. Another, sewing buttons, sits cross legged on a bench

Background imageMakes Collection: Zon Sunbathing Oil 1930S

Zon Sunbathing Oil 1930S
Zon sunbathing oil which makes you a glorious brown

Background imageMakes Collection: Draped Balenciaga Gown

Draped Balenciaga Gown
Gown in mauve jersey by Balenciaga of Paris which makes dramatic use of classical style drapery. Worn with long evening gloves

Background imageMakes Collection: Grimm / Hans the Hedgehog

Grimm / Hans the Hedgehog
The king makes a promise to Hans the hedgehog

Background imageMakes Collection: Edward Viii / P Journal 36

Edward Viii / P Journal 36
AMOUR OU COURONNE ? EDWARD VIII makes his choice, with a little help from Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister

Background imageMakes Collection: John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon

John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, later Lord Brabazon of Tara, 1884-1964, makes the first official air freight flight in 1909

Background imageMakes Collection: A Top Notcher

A Top Notcher
Cartoon, A Top Notcher. One of the silly mistakes one makes when paying golf when it snows in Scotland. A short sighted golfer mistakes a bobble hat for the ball

Background imageMakes Collection: Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim
BATTLE OF BLENHEIM - the French commander marechal Tallard, captured, makes his submission to Marlborough. This is the decisive battle of the war

Background imageMakes Collection: First Manned Balloon

First Manned Balloon
The hot air Montgolfiere carrying de Rozier and d Arlandes, makes the worlds first manned ascent, over Paris

Background imageMakes Collection: Rabbiting on the Phone

Rabbiting on the Phone
A clever rabbit makes a telephone call on his new- fangled phone! Date: early 1930s

Background imageMakes Collection: Russian Soldiers Oath

Russian Soldiers Oath
A Soviet soldier makes the Soldiers Oath, kissing his rifle

Background imageMakes Collection: Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

Fysshynge Wyth an Angle
A fifteenth century angler makes a catch - illustration in Wynkyn de Wordes Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle

Background imageMakes Collection: Robin Hood & Bishop

Robin Hood & Bishop
To escape from the bishop and his men, Robin changes clothes with an old woman : later he deprives the bishop of his gold and makes him sing Mass

Background imageMakes Collection: Lunardis Second Balloon

Lunardis Second Balloon
Vincent Lunardi makes his second ascent, from St Georges Fields, London

Background imageMakes Collection: Advert / Vivadou Powder

Advert / Vivadou Powder
Vivadou Mavis face powder - makes your complexion irresistible!

Background imageMakes Collection: Advert / Cleavers Soap

Advert / Cleavers Soap
Cleavers Soap - One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, one touch of Cleavers cleans the whole worlds skin!

Background imageMakes Collection: Eros and Friendship

Eros and Friendship
Eros, the God of Love, makes friends with Friendship

Background imageMakes Collection: Beauty / Beast (Boyle 2)

Beauty / Beast (Boyle 2)
Beauty discovers that love is the magic that makes all things fair - her love transforms the Beast into a handsome lover

Background imageMakes Collection: Beauty / Beast (Anderson)

Beauty / Beast (Anderson)
Anne Anderson gives us a truly monstrous beast : no wonder Beauty rejects the marriage proposals he makes every night at the supper-table

Background imageMakes Collection: Wallis in Tahiti 1767

Wallis in Tahiti 1767
Tahiti, in the Society Islands, is discovered by Captain Samuel Wallis of the Royal Navy, and after initial hostilities he makes friends with their queen, Oberea

Background imageMakes Collection: Baseball in a Field

Baseball in a Field
A game of baseball in an open field, spectators round the perimeter : a formally dressed umpire watches as the pitcher makes his run-up from the centre of the diamond

Background imageMakes Collection: Chez Elle / Son & Snowball

Chez Elle / Son & Snowball
Mother and child go walking in the snow, and of course she has to wait while he makes snowballs

Background imageMakes Collection: World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop

World War II B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop
World War II vintage photograph - B-17 Flying fortress makes food drop to Netherlands towards the end of the war

Background imageMakes Collection: ELEPHANT CARRYING LOG

ELEPHANT CARRYING LOG
This Indian elephant is a resident in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris but helps to carry logs when the trees are cut down and apparently makes himself generally useful. Date: 1930s



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