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Background imageMonths Collection: Our ?Little Contemptibles?, 1914

Our ?Little Contemptibles?, 1914.Oil on canvas by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1918 (c); exhibited at the Royal Academy 1918 (No 260).Composed of regular soldiers and reservists

Background imageMonths Collection: Churchill / Iwn May 1915

Churchill / Iwn May 1915
WINSTON CHURCHILL As First Lord of the Admiralty during the political crisis in the early months of the First World War

Background imageMonths Collection: Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali
This photograph of Salvador Dali (1904-1989)was taken at his home at Port Lligat, at the foot of the Spanish Pyrenees, where the surrealist artist spent three months of the year

Background imageMonths Collection: India / Simla 1930S

India / Simla 1930S
The city of Simla, India literally hangs on the mountain side, 6, 000 feet above sea level. For several months of the year it is buried in snow

Background imageMonths Collection: Tanners Hatch Hostel

Tanners Hatch Hostel
Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel, remotely situated, on the edge of Ranmore Common, Surrey, England. A very popular hostel, especially during the Winter months. Date: 1950s

Background imageMonths Collection: Edward I Crowned

Edward I Crowned
Edward I is crowned at Westminster, some 21 months after he was proclaimed successor to his father Henry III

Background imageMonths Collection: Churchill / Horse / 1915

Churchill / Horse / 1915
WINSTON CHURCHILL He resigns his parliamentary seat to return to the army during the early months of the First World War

Background imageMonths Collection: The Farming Year by Pauline Baynes

The Farming Year by Pauline Baynes
The Farming Year, painted in the style of a medieval stained glass window by Pauline Baynes, showing the agricultural activities of a farmer of the Middle Ages month by month

Background imageMonths Collection: Helen Keller reading Braille

Helen Keller reading Braille
Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968), American author and lecturer, blind, deaf and mute from the age of 19 months; sitting in a chair, reading a book

Background imageMonths Collection: Leap Year Programme / Paul Chesney

Leap Year Programme / Paul Chesney
George Robey is the principal performer in the LEAP YEAR show at the London Hippodrome

Background imageMonths Collection: Crusades / Richard 1

Crusades / Richard 1
THIRD CRUSADE Richard I, after taking Cyprus en route, lands at Acre, after which he stays in Palestine for 16 months

Background imageMonths Collection: Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903

Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903
Illustration of a Derby County defender heading the ball clear, as Bury attack during the F.A. Cup Final, 18th April 1903

Background imageMonths Collection: Taylorcraft DC-65 XK-ATY

Taylorcraft DC-65 XK-ATY (msn 0-4247. built as an L-2A ), at Mangere, NZ. (The aircraft and pilot Alexander N. Clark went missing on 23 November 1956, and were found in the bush 30 months later)

Background imageMonths Collection: W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners

W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners
W.S.P.U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners. A menu for the Welcome Dinner in Honour of Released Prisoners, 16th February 1912. The prisoners including Mrs

Background imageMonths Collection: New York Snow Scene

New York Snow Scene
Parked vehicles, abandoned in deep snow during bad winter weather which has lasted for over 2 months. A costly headache for snow removers in New York, U.S.A. Date: 1960s

Background imageMonths Collection: Modern Zodia: Scorpio

Modern Zodia: Scorpio
The Modern Zodiac: An Artists Almanac of English Society. A woman wearing a headdress of autumn leaves surrounded by scenes of fox hunting, college life & the new seasons ale

Background imageMonths Collection: Peaches Still in Season by Rick Elmes

Peaches Still in Season by Rick Elmes
Three pretty girls in light summer dresses and hat punt along a river in a boat during an Indian Summer. Date: 1927

Background imageMonths Collection: Smithfield Market 1939

Smithfield Market 1939
A fine view of the exterior of Smithfield Market, City of London, on a summers day, only two months before the outbreak of World War Two

Background imageMonths Collection: French Nurses 1914

French Nurses 1914
French Soeurs de Charite in the opening months of World War one

Background imageMonths Collection: Elizabeth George VI

Elizabeth George VI
ELIZABETH, WIFE OF GEORGE VI A photograph that has been overworked/retouched in crayon; taken just before she left with the Duke for a tour of some months in Kenya

Background imageMonths Collection: The Shepherds Calendar - Cover - Walter Crane

The Shepherds Calendar - Cover - Walter Crane
Cover of The Shepheards Calender: Twelve Aeglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Months by Edmund Spenser. Artist: Walter Crane Date: 1898

Background imageMonths Collection: Original D-Day C47 aircraft Argonia, Ste Mere Eglise

Original D-Day C47 aircraft Argonia, Ste Mere Eglise
The flight engineer and part-time co-pilot of the Argonia was Technical Sergeant John J. Ginter who collected the aircraft at Fort Wayne, Indiana

Background imageMonths Collection: A Calendar of Birds by Pauline Baynes

A Calendar of Birds by Pauline Baynes
Birds of the month in the UK pictured by Pauline Baynes. 1954

Background imageMonths Collection: Caproni Ca. 53

Caproni Ca. 53
Caproni Ca.53, a light bomber, designed and built in the final months of WW1, but only the prototype was built. Date: 1918

Background imageMonths Collection: HMS Courageous 50

HMS Courageous 50
Royal Navy - HMS Courageous 50, an aircraft carrier, seen in July 1936, (formerly a battle-cruiser). HMS Courageous was the lead ship of her class of three battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy

Background imageMonths Collection: HMS Courageous

HMS Courageous
Royal Navy - HMS Courageous (pennant number 50'), in August 1938. HMS Courageous was the lead ship of her class of three battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War

Background imageMonths Collection: Ice Skating In Lincolnshire

Ice Skating In Lincolnshire
A photograph of a mother and father helping their child to ice skate, with other figures standing in the background, the area is situated in Lincolnshire

Background imageMonths Collection: October calendar page, woman in classical costume

October calendar page, woman in classical costume
October calendar page, photograph of woman in classical costume by a rose arch. Captioned, The Fair Months of the Year: October'

Background imageMonths Collection: The fair months of the year: August

The fair months of the year: August
Calendar page for August, with photograph of young woman seated by a pool, with waterlilies. Captioned The fair months of the year: August'

Background imageMonths Collection: An illustrated checklist of home maintenance tasks for the summer months. Date: 1954

An illustrated checklist of home maintenance tasks for the summer months. Date: 1954

Background imageMonths Collection: Real photo taken at the end of a 16 months Sahara trip

Real photo taken at the end of a 16 months Sahara trip
This scene is from a journey across the Sahara taken by Lt D.R.G. Cameron of the Royal Scots. It shows Buchanan, Ali, Sakari the camel and Feri N'Gashi

Background imageMonths Collection: HMS Courageous, aircraft carrier

HMS Courageous, aircraft carrier
Royal Navy - HMS Courageous, an aircraft carrier, (formerly a battle-cruiser). HMS Courageous was the lead ship of her class of three battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World

Background imageMonths Collection: HMS Courageous - Fleet aircraft carrier

HMS Courageous - Fleet aircraft carrier
Royal Navy - HMS Courageous, a Courageous-class battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by First Sea Lord John Fisher

Background imageMonths Collection: Chimp with computer

Chimp with computer
Becky the chimpanzee (18 months old and raised at Twycross Zoo)sits on a cushion next to a IBM AT-5170 computer, touching the keyboard with her hand. Date: 1987

Background imageMonths Collection: Prince Henry and Waldemar of Prussia

Prince Henry and Waldemar of Prussia
Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1889-1945) with his father, Prince Heinrich (Henry) of Prussia (1862-1929) at Balmoral in the 1890s. Waldemar was the eldest son of Henry and Princess Irene of Hesse

Background imageMonths Collection: Homeless people catching up on sleep in St. James's Park in London at mid-day

Homeless people catching up on sleep in St. James's Park in London at mid-day. This was in the summer months where the homeless enjoyed the sunshine in an enclosure popularly known as the Bull

Background imageMonths Collection: BONNAIRE DEGRADED

BONNAIRE DEGRADED
One of Napoleon's officers, Jean-Gerard Bonnaire is stripped of his Legion d'honneur in place Vendome, Paris, and condemned to prison where he dies two months later Date: 8 June 1816

Background imageMonths Collection: GARRICK

GARRICK
DAVID GARRICK (1717 - 1779), English actor, famous for his Shakespearean roles, a few months before his death

Background imageMonths Collection: MONTH / NOVEMBER

MONTH / NOVEMBER
En mon temps il est certain que tout meurt naturellement [In my time, all nature dies] Date: 16th century

Background imageMonths Collection: CRUSADES / BOUILLON

CRUSADES / BOUILLON
FIRST CRUSADE Godefroi de Bouillon, king of Jerusalem, dies there after reigning only a few months Date: 23 July 1100

Background imageMonths Collection: Children (Months of the Year - Painting)

Children (Months of the Year - Painting) by Flora White

Background imageMonths Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I m Missing You Somefing Orful

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I m Missing You Somefing Orful
The Caption is Missing you somefing orful! If her love is in the Forces the War has another 5 months to run in Europe, and demobilisation was slow for many.Cute Kids WW2 Wartime humour Date: 1945

Background imageMonths Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Dreamin of thee

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Dreamin of thee
The caption is Dreamin of thee. The card was posted on 24 September 1944 just three months after D-Day, and the war has almost another 8 months to run

Background imageMonths Collection: The labours of the XII months set out in new pictures and old proverbs

The labours of the XII months set out in new pictures and old proverbs. Illustration from the English Illustrated Magazine featuring a mummer arriving at a home on a cold December night while a

Background imageMonths Collection: Encampment at Montagu House

Encampment at Montagu House
The encampments set up in the gardens during the Gordon Riots in 1780. Over six days in June 1780, protests took place against the limited concessions of the first Catholic Relief Act

Background imageMonths Collection: French womens costumes of the 15th century

French womens costumes of the 15th century. Poetess Christine de Pizan writing in her room A, women in hennin headdresses B, D, and woman in tall headdress hawking on horseback C

Background imageMonths Collection: Memorial Plaque for Little Talbot House - Ypres, Belgium

Memorial Plaque for Little Talbot House - Ypres, Belgium
This is on the wall of No 83 Rijselstraat in Ypres and marks the site of the little brother of Talbot House (Toc H) which opened on 13 November 1917

Background imageMonths Collection: Shepherds Calendar - Months of the year - December

Shepherds Calendar - Months of the year - December
The Shepheards Calender: Twelve Aeglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Months by Edmund Spenser. Artist: Walter Crane Date: 1898



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