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Background imageOffice Collection: British Military Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Poster - Inter-war period
Smart Men Wanted, rates of pay for soldiers enlisted or re-enlisted, Scots Guards, on or after 26 October 1925. Coloured chromolithograph recruitment poster after A W Baylis, 1925

Background imageOffice Collection: Royal Navy recruitment poster

Royal Navy recruitment poster. Stokers required, no previous experience necessary, age 18 to 25 years. Apply to the Royal Navy Recruiting Office, Naval Base, Great Yarmouth

Background imageOffice Collection: War Office and Tower of Seraskerat, Istanbul Turkey

War Office and Tower of Seraskerat, Istanbul Turkey
Vintage 19th century photograph: War Office and Tower of Seraskerat, Constantinople, Istanbul Turkey

Background imageOffice Collection: Office of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, London

Office of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, London. Date: 1905

Background imageOffice Collection: German propaganda poster, WW1

German propaganda poster, WW1
German propaganda poster, encouraging women to work in the Home Army during the First World War, for example by working in munitions factories to make grenades for soldiers to use. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageOffice Collection: Geological map of the British Islands

Geological map of the British Islands. 1941

Background imageOffice Collection: Army Recruitment Poster, 1960s

Army Recruitment Poster, 1960s
See what todays army offers you! Get the facts at your nearest Army Information Office. Recruitment poster, British Army, 1960-1969. Date: 1969

Background imageOffice Collection: Blythe House - Post Office Savings Bank, West Kensington

Blythe House - Post Office Savings Bank, West Kensington
Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington - originally built as the headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank (as shown on this card)

Background imageOffice Collection: British Military Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Poster - Inter-war period
Grenadier Guards, smart men wanted. Colour chromolithograph poster after A W Baylis, 1927. Published by HMs Stationery Office

Background imageOffice Collection: Dublin / O connell Street

Dublin / O connell Street
The famous thoroughfare of O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland, with the Post Office on the left and Nelsons Column in the centre. Date: early 1930s

Background imageOffice Collection: Territorial Army poster - Inter-war period

Territorial Army poster - Inter-war period
For England and Freedom! Join the Territorial Army. Recruitment poster Number 8. Chromolithograph after Lance Cattermole, published by His Majestys Stationery Office, 1938. Date: 1938

Background imageOffice Collection: Farrows Bank Ltd. - The Peoples Bank

Farrows Bank Ltd. - The Peoples Bank - 1 Cheapside, London. In setting up the bank, Thomas Farrow wished not only that unsuspecting people in need of money to tide them over a period of temporary

Background imageOffice Collection: Windmill Hill, Ballyholme

Windmill Hill, Ballyholme - a street scene with the post office on the right (with assembled people) and the windmill to the distance. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Bangor)

Background imageOffice Collection: Sir Charles Cox, Vanity Fair, Spy

Sir Charles Cox, Vanity Fair, Spy
CHARLES COX (1810-1892) Held various positions in the Colonial Office between 1829 and 1879. Caption: Colonial Date: 1810 - 1892

Background imageOffice Collection: NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2

NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2
An Austin K4-Merryweather 60 foot hand-operated turntable ladder (TL). A total of 50 such appliances were built and mounted on Austin K4 chassis for the Home Office between 1942 and 1943

Background imageOffice Collection: Your Britain - Fight for it NOW

Your Britain - Fight for it NOW - World War 2 public information Poster designed by Abram Games for the War Office - first published in 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageOffice Collection: Horrockses, Crewdson & Co Ltd, Preston, Lancashire

Horrockses, Crewdson & Co Ltd, Preston, Lancashire, office and factory -- trade design. 1920

Background imageOffice Collection: Bomb Disposal - Join the Territorials now

Bomb Disposal - Join the Territorials now! Colour photolithograph recruiting poster, 1990 (c).Published by Armed Forces Careers Office. Date: circa 1990

Background imageOffice Collection: Custom House and Post Office, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Custom House and Post Office, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Date: 1905

Background imageOffice Collection: The Village, Glangrwyney, Crickhowell, Wales

The Village, Glangrwyney, Crickhowell, Wales
The Village, Glangrwyney, Crickhowell, near Abergavenny, Breconshire, Wales. Showing Great Western Railway Station Parcels Receiving Office and the Blue Bell Inn. Date: 1904

Background imageOffice Collection: Women WW1 Land Army

Women WW1 Land Army
A poster recruiting for the Womens Land Army, showing a land girl feeding a horse and foal. Proclaiming, National Service

Background imageOffice Collection: Good jobs. Good money. Good times

Good jobs. Good money. Good times. Colour photolithograph recruiting poster published by Her Majesty?s Stationery Office, 1973. Printed by Impress Limited, 1973

Background imageOffice Collection: Main Street and Post Office, Gibraltar

Main Street and Post Office, Gibraltar, on a busy day. Date: 1910s

Background imageOffice Collection: Christmas parcels for the trenches 1916

Christmas parcels for the trenches 1916
Army Post Office in Regents Park, was receiving a rate of half a million parcels for Christmas a day for the soldiers in the trenches

Background imageOffice Collection: Advert for The Ford Typewriter

Advert for The Ford Typewriter. 1902

Background imageOffice Collection: The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

The Post Office and Library, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight. Date: circa 1910

Background imageOffice Collection: LCC-LFB Holloway fire station appliance room

LCC-LFB Holloway fire station appliance room
Station 76 was Holloway fire station, North London, located in Mayton Street, opened in 1907. Here its self propelled pump and pump-escape stand ready in the appliance room

Background imageOffice Collection: Interior of first postbox, London

Interior of first postbox, London
Interior of the first Post Office letter box in London which was installed at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street, at the foot of Ludgate Hill. Date: 1855

Background imageOffice Collection: Theale Post Office and Rose Court early 1900s

Theale Post Office and Rose Court early 1900s

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

Advert promoting the Post Office Telephone Service. Date: 1932

Background imageOffice Collection: William Rust, British communist and newspaper editor

William Rust, British communist and newspaper editor
William Charles Rust (1903-1949), British communist activist, member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, and editor of the Daily Worker newspaper, seen here at his desk

Background imageOffice Collection: WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS
You Are Wanted Too! Join The ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by unknown artist, published by HMSO

Background imageOffice Collection: The Black Boy pub, Dunsden, Oxfordshire

The Black Boy pub, Dunsden, Oxfordshire
Taken early 20th cent. Still standing and known now as Black Boy Cottage. At this time also doubling up (very common for the period) as the village post office. Date: early 1900s

Background imageOffice Collection: Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station

Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station
Central Line Series. A smart lady, exhausted messenger boy and down-on-his-luck punter seated on a bench on the platform of St

Background imageOffice Collection: Loelia Ponsonby and the Duke of Westminster

Loelia Ponsonby and the Duke of Westminster
Hugh ( Bendor ) Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster, with Loelia Ponsonby who he would marry at Princes Row Register Office in London, 20th February 1930

Background imageOffice Collection: Copper Miners Strike - Calumet, Michigan, USA

Copper Miners Strike - Calumet, Michigan, USA. Industrial action by Copper Miners of the Western Federation of Miners. Workers were concerned of being displaced to a lower-paying job or of losing

Background imageOffice Collection: Promotional card for the Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd

Promotional card for the Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd - Turkish Company with head office at Smyrna (Izmir), Turkey and branches in London, Paris, Constantinople (Istanbul), New York, Cairo

Background imageOffice Collection: Platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England

Platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England
Down platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1894

Background imageOffice Collection: Nelsons Pillar and The General Post Office O Connell St

Nelsons Pillar and The General Post Office O Connell St, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Background imageOffice Collection: Saigon, Vietnam - The Hotel des Postes (Central Post Office)

Saigon, Vietnam - The Hotel des Postes (Central Post Office) - designed by Architect Marie-Alfred Foulhoux (1840-1892). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageOffice Collection: The Hudson Motor Company - Detroit, Michigan, USA

The Hudson Motor Company - Detroit, Michigan, USA. Date: 1910s

Background imageOffice Collection: Cover design, Dombey and Son

Cover design, Dombey and Son
Cover design, Part XI of Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens, August 1847, with illustrations by Hablot K Browne. 1847

Background imageOffice Collection: Harbour Commissioners Office, Corporation Square, Belfast

Harbour Commissioners Office, Corporation Square, Belfast - an oblique side view of the building and people outside. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageOffice Collection: Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz - Prussian Navy

Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz - Prussian Navy
Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930) - German Grossadmiral (Grand Admiral), Secretary of State of the German Imperial Naval Office

Background imageOffice Collection: District Messengers / Gpo

District Messengers / Gpo
Young boys worked as GPO District Couriers and delivered packages all over London. Here, they leave the District Messenger & Theatre Office. Date: circa 1930

Background imageOffice Collection: WW2 Christmas card, Lloyds Bank

WW2 Christmas card, Lloyds Bank, showing the white cliffs of Dover. Date: 1944

Background imageOffice Collection: WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS
Fill his place in jobs like these Join the ATS. Colour photolithograph recruitment poster, artist unknown, published by HMSO. Showing a cook, a clerk, a typist and a driver. Date: 1940

Background imageOffice Collection: Central Stores & Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Glos

Central Stores & Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Glos
Central Stores and Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Gloucestershire. Date: circa 1909



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