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Background imageNews Paper Collection: An Ideal Home No. II. The Folding Garden

An Ideal Home No. II. The Folding Garden
This folding garden for flat dwellers with a love of open-air life will appeal to all householders who enjoy rustic amenities in a urban setting. The second of the Ideal Home designs by W

Background imageNews Paper Collection: The Railway Sleeper

The Railway Sleeper
An exhausted conscript on Nation Service sleeps at Darlington Railway Station en rout to or from a posting to the Northern military base at Catterick, York. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Advertisement for The Graphic

Advertisement for The Graphic
A striking advertisement for weekly illustrated magazine, The Graphic (founded 1869 by William Luson Thomas), showing a busy street scene with buses and trams advertising the paper

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Ladies Football, 1894

Ladies Football, 1894
The lady footballers: an anticipation. The Sketch anticipates the brave new world of women footballers: a good looking goalkeeper recieves much attention

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London

Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London
A roomful of male compositors in London, typesetting the pages of the Morning Post newspaper by hand

Background imageNews Paper Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Tatler First Issue 1709

Tatler First Issue 1709
THE TATLER Founded by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison was a major contributor. The Tatler was succeeded by The Spectator in 1711

Background imageNews Paper Collection: My Turn by Muriel Dawson

My Turn by Muriel Dawson
A little red-haired girl studies the newspaper

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Heath Robinson Bedroom 4 of 4

Heath Robinson Bedroom 4 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Bedroom. A bedroom, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Womens Rights / Newspaper

Womens Rights / Newspaper
Selling The Suffragette and advertising Christabel Pankhursts Book - The Great Scourge and How to End it. Date: c1908

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Evening Standard Seller

Evening Standard Seller
A woman sells the Evening Standard newspaper announcing the death of King George VI

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Matilda Serao, Italian journalist and novelist

Matilda Serao, Italian journalist and novelist
Matilda (or Matilde) Serao (1856-1927), Greek-born Italian journalist and novelist, founder and editor of Il Giorno

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station

Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing railway porter at Crewe Station. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageNews Paper Collection: The Reform Club, 1969

The Reform Club, 1969
The smoking room of the Reform Club on Pall Mall, London in 1969. The Reform Club was founded in 1836, in Pall Mall, in the centre of what is often called Londons Clubland

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Advert / Press Morning J

Advert / Press Morning J
Poster for the Morning Journal, New York - a modern newspaper at a modern price

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Four patients at the Medical Centre, Hendon

Four patients at the Medical Centre, Hendon
Scene at the Metropolitan Police Medical Centre, Hendon, north west London, showing four patients in dressing gowns and pyjamas chatting in a hospital ward

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Fleet Street, London

Fleet Street, London
A lovely view up Fleet Street, toward Ludgate Hill and St Pauls Cathedral

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Forty Winks by C. E. Wilson

Forty Winks by C. E. Wilson
A dear old lady in a mop cap, spectacles and a tartan shawl has fallen asleep at a table in the middle of reading a newspaper and sewing a patchwork quilt

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins

Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins
A notebook and wig once belonging to the English Judge, Justice Hawkins (Henry Hawkins, 1st Baron Brampton), given to Horatio William Bottomley, Liberal MP

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Elderly mans secret reading material

Elderly mans secret reading material
An elderly pipe smoking gent raises an eybrow as he reveals it is not the daily newspaper which is grasping his attention

Background imageNews Paper Collection: British and French Soldiers - Salonica

British and French Soldiers - Salonica
A scruffy young turkish paperboy selling the Paris Balkan Newspaper and the French Echo to British and French soldiers during World War One in Salonica as two veiled ladies and a Greek priest

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Election Returns, USA

Election Returns, USA
A crowd gathers outside the office of the New York Herald newspaper to read the election returns; they have to be kept in order by police officers

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Poster advertising the Daily Herald

Poster advertising the Daily Herald, with a large pointing finger

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Poster for the Daily Herald - Footballer

Poster for the Daily Herald - Footballer
A poster for the Daily Herald newspaper, specifically advertising the football column written by Corinthian

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Front Page of The Engineer

Front Page of The Engineer
Front page of The Engineer, a mid-19th century British periodical devoted to reporting on inventions and industrial and scientific advancements. Date: 1856

Background imageNews Paper Collection: H. Verity after Englands 1934 Test Match victory

H. Verity after Englands 1934 Test Match victory
Hedley Verity (1905-1943), cricketer, resting in his hotel in London with a newspaper after Englands victory against Australia at the 1934 Test Match

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Daily Mirror poster, Titanic disaster hymn

Daily Mirror poster, Titanic disaster hymn
The Daily Mirror news vendor poster for 20 April 1912, depicting the hymn which was played while the ship sank: Nearer My God To Thee

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Studies In Femininity

Studies In Femininity
Lady dressed in a negligee, coyly glancing away from her newspaper. Suzanne Meunier was a French artist who produced a number of erotic illustrations for The Sketch

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Izvestia Distributed

Izvestia Distributed
Copies of the Moscow newspaper Izvestia (it means messages or reports) are distributed to soldiers of the Red Army. Fortunately, many of them can read

Background imageNews Paper Collection: A Barber Distracted

A Barber Distracted
THE RED-HOT POLITICIAN A barber is more absorbed in the latest political gossip than his hot curling tongs, with painful results for his singed customer

Background imageNews Paper Collection: British Lion Seated

British Lion Seated
The British Lion sitting in an armchair with a copy of The Times newspaper in his jacket pocket and a flag flying behind him

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Dogs Retrieves Newspaper

Dogs Retrieves Newspaper
A well behaved dog brings a copy of the Daily Howl filled with lots of news. Date: circa 1903

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Dog Reading by Pidding

Dog Reading by Pidding
A learned grandfather amuses his grandchildren by teaching the dog to read. The dog, wearing spectacles & smoking a pipe, sits on a stool to read a newspaper

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Dr Johnson / Mitre / Boswell

Dr Johnson / Mitre / Boswell
DR SAMUEL JOHNSON With Boswell at the Mitre Tavern

Background imageNews Paper Collection: The First Iln Front Page

The First Iln Front Page
The Illustrated London News The front page of the first issue

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Reading Newspaper

Reading Newspaper
Gentleman reading his newspaper. Date: C 18

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Daily Chronicle, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife

Daily Chronicle, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife
Part of the front page of the Daily Chronicle newspaper, reporting the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in Sarajevo the day before. Date: 29 June 1914

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Times newspaper headlines, Britain at War, WW1

Times newspaper headlines, Britain at War, WW1
The Times newspaper headlines for 5 August 1914, Britain at War, announcing the outbreak of the First World War. Date: 5 August 1914

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Young woman in a kitchen eating a plate of food

Young woman in a kitchen eating a plate of food
A young woman sitting at a kitchen table eating a plate of meat and vegetables. There is a large tin of Saxa Salt in front of her, and a wartime newspaper at the side of her plate. Date: circa 1944

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Mystery Airship 1897

Mystery Airship 1897
Newsstand dealer Walter McCann successfully photographs an airship over Rogers Park, a Chicago suburb : an artist makes this version for newspaper reproduction

Background imageNews Paper Collection: The subsidized newspaper

The subsidized newspaper. Illustration shows a large group of citizens reading the latest news of a stock boom and rushing off to the stockbroker to purchase the hot commodity; in the background

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Mooning through a ripped newspaper

Mooning through a ripped newspaper. France

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Silhouette portrait of Daniel O Connell

Silhouette portrait of Daniel O Connell (1775 - 1847), Irish Nationalist leader pictured seated and reading The Times newspaper! Date: 1830s

Background imageNews Paper Collection: LITTLE BUFFER CHAIR

LITTLE BUFFER CHAIR
A baby being given a drink whilst sitting on a Little Buffer chair, placed on a newspaper to avoid unwanted spillages. Date: 1930s

Background imageNews Paper Collection: A Human Cork

A Human Cork
A human cork ! One of the most difficult feats in Royal Life Saving Societys Diploma tests is raising arms above ones head and even reading a newspaper whilst floating! Date: 1930s

Background imageNews Paper Collection: The Southern Star newspaper, Montevideo

The Southern Star newspaper, Montevideo
The Southern Star or La Estrella del Sur newspaper for Saturday 2nd October 1943, published in Montevideo, Uruguay, mostly in English with a few advertisements (and one article) in Spanish

Background imageNews Paper Collection: Sit down and read the papers

Sit down and read the papers, I did as she bade me - A couple in their living room, with the man reading a newspaper and the woman writing a letter



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