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Nineteen Collection

Background imageNineteen Collection: Men standing around an Ariel motorcycle

Men standing around an Ariel motorcycle
Men in street gathered around a 1934 Ariel Red Hunter motorcycle in the 1930s

Background imageNineteen Collection: Two ladies on a 1914 Triumph motorcycle

Two ladies on a 1914 Triumph motorcycle
Two ladies on a 1914 Triumph Model H motorcycle & sidecar combination circa 1914

Background imageNineteen Collection: Man on a 1927 Model A Ariel motorcycle

Man on a 1927 Model A Ariel motorcycle
Young man on a Ariel 1927 Model A (557cc side valve with Burman gearbox) outside wooden shed circa 1930

Background imageNineteen Collection: Princess Mary, Riding

Princess Mary, Riding
Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897-1965), daughter of King George V, attending a meet of the Bramham Moor Foxhounds at Tatefield Hall. Date: 1925

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert for Cussons Imperial Leather soap, one of a series of ads utilising the language of

Advert for Cussons Imperial Leather soap, one of a series of ads utilising the language of the fan. Date: 1954

Background imageNineteen Collection: Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes. Date: 1943

Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes. Date: 1943

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert for Daimler Cars, juxtaposing the modern Daimler of 1943 with its 1896 predecessor

Advert for Daimler Cars, juxtaposing the modern Daimler of 1943 with its 1896 predecessor. Date: 1943

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert promoting the Post Office Telephone Service. Date: 1932

Advert promoting the Post Office Telephone Service. Date: 1932

Background imageNineteen Collection: Woman on a 1938 Ariel motorcycle

Woman on a 1938 Ariel motorcycle
Woman on a 1938 Ariel 500cc motorcycle in garden circa 1938

Background imageNineteen Collection: Gwili Andre

Gwili Andre
Danish model and actress Gwili Andre (1907-1959), born Gurli Andresen, starring in Roar Of The Dragon at the beginning of her brief Hollywood career. Date: 1932

Background imageNineteen Collection: Lady and a 27 EW 600cc F28 Sport Douglas Motorcycle

Lady and a 27 EW 600cc F28 Sport Douglas Motorcycle
Smiling lady holding camera, posed for a photograph beside a 1927 Douglas 600cc Twin motorcycle in country lane circa 1930

Background imageNineteen Collection: Family on a 1906 motorcycle & sidecar

Family on a 1906 motorcycle & sidecar combination in the road circa 1906

Background imageNineteen Collection: Railway signal at night

Railway signal at night
Colour-light signalling, a modern innovation in the early 1960s, on an electrified railway line. Electrification of busy routes demanded a system of train control that was rapid

Background imageNineteen Collection: Ocean Liners - 19 assorted postcards

Ocean Liners - 19 assorted postcards, including Kaiser Wilhelm, Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse, Kronprinzessin Cecilie, Mauretania, and Windsor Castle. Date: 20th century

Background imageNineteen Collection: Frank Longman Motorbike Racing

Frank Longman Motorbike Racing
Frank Longman (d. 1933) competing in the Lightweight Tourist Trophy (TT) Race on the Isle of Man. The photograph was taken shortly before he suffered a fatal crash. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Walter Hagen Caricature

Walter Hagen Caricature
Caricature of the American golfer Walter Hagen (1892-1969), known for his dashing wardrobe as well as his golfing skills. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Map of Scottish Car Rally

Map of Scottish Car Rally
A map by A. E. Taylor showing the itinerary and some of the incidents of the Scottish Motor Rally of 1933. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Hyperion in the Paddock

Hyperion in the Paddock
The racehorse Hyperion, winner of the Derby in a record time of 2 minutes 34 seconds. In the foreground are Cicely Lambton (1882-1972), wife of trainer George Lambton, and Mr Oswood, the head lad

Background imageNineteen Collection: Watching Racing at Brooklands

Watching Racing at Brooklands
Spectators on the River Wey, watching the action on the Brooklands race track immediately overhead. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Georgian Royal Antics

Georgian Royal Antics
Illustration by Steven Spurrier (1878-1961), showing the Prince of Wales, later George IV (1762-1830) and Charles James Fox (1749-1806)

Background imageNineteen Collection: Unsaddling Enclosure at Ascot

Unsaddling Enclosure at Ascot
Illustration by Gilbert Holiday (1879-1937) showing the unsaddling enclosure at Royal Ascot. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageNineteen Collection: New Road Sign

New Road Sign
Illustration of a new type of road sign. This warning, or advance direction sign, was to be installed at Tadworth Corner on the Brighton Road. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: E. Perkins, Jockey

E. Perkins, Jockey
Jamaican jockey E. Perkins riding the horse Black Amber at Windsor. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert for Eccles Caravans

Advert for Eccles Caravans, promoting their Model 35 which provided accommodation for four. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Kid Chocolate, Boxer

Kid Chocolate, Boxer
Eligio Montalvo (1910-1988) the Cuban super featherweight boxer was known by his nicknames Kid Chocolate and The Cuban Bon Bon. Date: circa 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert for Chrysler Cars

Advert for Chrysler Cars, promoting them as swift, silent, arrogant-looking'. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: A Green at Gleneagles

A Green at Gleneagles
The green of the fourteenth hole at Gleneagles golf course, here playing host to the Women's Open championship. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Ranelagh Pool

Ranelagh Pool
A new outdoor bathing pool at Ranelagh, at the time one of the largest in the London area. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Sign at Gleneagles

Sign at Gleneagles
A sign at Gleneagles golf course, explaining the procedure of sounding a siren in the event of a dangerous thunderstorm. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Traffic on Brighton Road

Traffic on Brighton Road
A section of Brighton Road, busy with traffic. Widening operations were in progress at the time. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Crowds at a Boxing Match

Crowds at a Boxing Match
This boxing match between Jack Petersen and Heine Muller at Cardiff attracted 53, 000 spectators, a record attendance for open-air boxing in Great Britain. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Douglas Jardine, England Cricket Captain

Douglas Jardine, England Cricket Captain
Douglas Jardine (1900-1958), who had captained the England cricket team to Ashes victory earlier in the year. There had been controversy due to the bodyline bowling tactics used by the English team

Background imageNineteen Collection: Advert for Austin Reed

Advert for Austin Reed's range of men's suits. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Malcolm Campbell's Sunbeam

Malcolm Campbell's Sunbeam
Malcolm Campbell (1885-1948) in the lead in his Sunbeam, during a Junior Car Club International Trophy race at Brooklands. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Whitney Straight

Whitney Straight (1912-1979) was an American born racing driver, aviator and businessman. He went on to develop the Miles Whitney Straight aircraft. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Camille Clifford at Stable

Camille Clifford at Stable
Camille Clifford (1885-1971) the stage actress, and model for the Gibson girl illustrations, whose married name was Evans. She owned racehorses, and is here seen visiting a stable in Epsom. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Berlin Olympic Stadium Model

Berlin Olympic Stadium Model
A model of the planned stadium for the Berlin Olympics in 1936, including the swimming pool at the far end. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: The Dublin Derby Sweep Draw, Imagined in 1066

The Dublin Derby Sweep Draw, Imagined in 1066
Cartoon by Heath Robinson, depicting the draw for the Dublin Derby Sweep as it might have happened in 1066. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester

Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester
Husband and wife, actors Charles Laughton (1899-1962) and Elsa Lanchester (1902-1986). At the time they were respectively playing Henry VIII

Background imageNineteen Collection: Joan Crawford Fan Mail

Joan Crawford Fan Mail
A fan's letter to Joan Crawford, using a portrait of her face in lieu of an address. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Aga Khan

Aga Khan
An Edward Hynes caricature of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, Aga Khan III (1877-1957). Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Warrington Rugby Team

Warrington Rugby Team, strategizing ahead of their first ever match at Wembley Stadium, the Rugby League Cup Final against Huddersfield due to be played on May 6th. Huddersfield won. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Cinemategolf

Cinemategolf, the latest in golf tuition. A pupil at the Portman School of Golf has her strokes filmed while receiving a lesson. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Delf Defiance, Show Dog

Delf Defiance, Show Dog
Delf Defiance, a show dog of the Sealyham Terrier breed, facing the press at the Kensington Society Dog Show. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Basket Trap for Salmon

Basket Trap for Salmon
A basket trap, used for catching salmon in the River Severn. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Food for the Maharajah's Ponies

Food for the Maharajah's Ponies
A food delivery for the Maharajah of Jaipur's thirty six polo ponies, being stabled in Malmesbury during a visit to England by the All-Indian polo team. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Finnish Gymnasts

Finnish Gymnasts
A team of female gymnasts from Finland, touring the UK with a gymnastic display. Date: 1933

Background imageNineteen Collection: Amy Baxendale

Amy Baxendale
Artist Amy Baxendale (1897-1974), who was born Amy Grasby, and worked under the pseudonym of Peter Baxendale, with her dalmatian Simon. Date: 1933



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