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Background imageOriginally Collection: Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries

Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries
A larger version of this uncommon pictorial poster map was originally published by the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board in 1933

Background imageOriginally Collection: Spurgeons Homes, Birchington

Spurgeons Homes, Birchington
Aerial view of the distinctive zig-zag layout of Spurgeons Homes, Birchington, Kent. The Homes were originally based at Stockwell

Background imageOriginally Collection: Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, on Loch Duich, Ross-shire, Scotland. Originally occupied by a vitrified fort, it was replaced in the 13th century by this castle

Background imageOriginally Collection: Black Beauty 1967

Black Beauty 1967
Front cover design by Roger Hall, for a 1967 edition of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, originally published in 1877

Background imageOriginally Collection: Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse

Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse
Liverpool - Rock Lighthouse New Brighton - Lighthouse and crowds. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool. The New Brighton Lighthouse was originally known as Perch Rock Lighthouse

Background imageOriginally Collection: Dublin / Rotunda Hospital

Dublin / Rotunda Hospital
Originally known as The Dublin Lying-In Hospital founded in 1745 by Bartholomew Mosse (designed by James Gandon)

Background imageOriginally Collection: HMCS Bonaventure CVL-22

HMCS Bonaventure CVL-22
Royal Canadian Navy - HMCS Bonaventure CVL-22, a Majestic-class aircraft carrier seen in March 1957. (Originally ordered for the Royal Navy as HMS Powerful) Date: 1957

Background imageOriginally Collection: St Lawrences Hospital, Caterham, Surrey

St Lawrences Hospital, Caterham, Surrey
Aerial view of St Lawrences Hospital at Caterham in Surrey, originally opened in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board as an imbeciles asylum for Londons sick poor suffering from mental conditions

Background imageOriginally Collection: The Thirst For Reprisals, by Bruce Bairnsfather

The Thirst For Reprisals, by Bruce Bairnsfather
And me rifle, someone. I ll give these -----s ell for this! Originally an amateur artist, Bairnsfathers cockney humour displayed in his view of the Front

Background imageOriginally Collection: Hadrians Wall

Hadrians Wall
Britains chief Roman monument, the fort on Hadrians Wall in Northumberland, near Hexham. A section of the wall showing solid Roman masonry, eight feet thick and originally 12feet high

Background imageOriginally Collection: Nellie Melba / 1904

Nellie Melba / 1904
NELLIE MELBA (originally, Helen Porter Mitchell) Australian soprano, probably in the role of Bizets Carmen

Background imageOriginally Collection: Lebanon / Sidon

Lebanon / Sidon
The former Crusader fortress at Sidon, Lebanon. Sidon was originally the most important Phoenician trading centre in the Mediterranean. Date: 1930s

Background imageOriginally Collection: Assyrian Lion Hunt

Assyrian Lion Hunt
Ancient Assyrian wall panel of alabaster, probably painted originally in colour. Symbolical design expressing the conquest of the lion

Background imageOriginally Collection: Boeing Stratocruiser G-ANUC BOAC London Airport

Boeing Stratocruiser G-ANUC BOAC London Airport
Originally part of the United Airlines fleet servicing the Hawaii route, the Stratocruisers were sold to BOAC in 1954. This one was renamed Clio and became G-ANUC. Date: 1955

Background imageOriginally Collection: OLD WEMBLEY STADIUM

OLD WEMBLEY STADIUM
The famous twin towers of Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, England. Originally built for the British Empire Exhibition (1924), they were sadly demolished in 2002. Date: completed 1924

Background imageOriginally Collection: Statue of Eros

Statue of Eros
The famous statue of the Greek god of love, Eros, Piccadilly Circus, London, was sculpted by Alfred Gilbert in 1893. It was originally called the Shaftesbury Monument. Date: 1893

Background imageOriginally Collection: Glenfinnan Church Bell

Glenfinnan Church Bell
Church bell in the grounds of Glenfinnan Church, Inverness- shire, Scotland. It was originally intended for the church tower, but it proved to be too heavy! Date: 1930s

Background imageOriginally Collection: Jeremy Benthams Panopticon

Jeremy Benthams Panopticon
Jeremy Benthams proposed panopticon workhouse or industry house for up to 2000 inmates. The scheme, published in Benthams 1812 work Pauper Management Improved

Background imageOriginally Collection: Little Girl playing with her Sailor Doll, 1888

Little Girl playing with her Sailor Doll, 1888
Illustration showing a little Victorian girl playing with her doll, which was dressed as a sailor. This image was originally entitled Now Geraldine Maude

Background imageOriginally Collection: Girl in Mgb 1960S

Girl in Mgb 1960S
A girl in a classic racing green MGB sports car. Introduced in autumn 1962, the MGB was originally available only as a convertible and proved to be an immediate hit

Background imageOriginally Collection: Dancing Hours

Dancing Hours
Black and white. Image shows a bas relief of six ladies, each holding the hand of the ones next to her, and apparently dancing. This is a Wedgwood bas relief originally attributed to John Flaxman Jr

Background imageOriginally Collection: An artists impression of the Tarrant Tabor in flight

An artists impression of the Tarrant Tabor in flight. Originally intended for long-distance bombing, the aircraft was to be converted into a commercial passenger carrier for up to 100 passengers

Background imageOriginally Collection: West Derby Union, Liverpool - Alder Hey Nurses Home

West Derby Union, Liverpool - Alder Hey Nurses Home
Nurses home at Alder Hey Hospital. The hospital was opened in 1915 by the West Derby Union, Liverpool. Originally used for chronic and bed-ridden case, it later became a childrens hospital

Background imageOriginally Collection: A map of the Colne Valley Cloth District

A map of the Colne Valley Cloth District
Pictorial map of the Colne Valley Cloth District in Yorkshire, drawn by the poster artist and designer Leslie MacDonald Gill the year before his death, in 1946

Background imageOriginally Collection: Marriage proposal

Marriage proposal
Engraving showing a young man on his knees kissing a young womans hand, possibly during a marriage proposal. The image originally accompanied a story called Blind Love in the ILN, by Wilkie Collins

Background imageOriginally Collection: Nellie Melba / Faust Role

Nellie Melba / Faust Role
NELLIE MELBA (originally, Helen Porter Mitchell) Australian soprano in the role of Marguerite in Faust

Background imageOriginally Collection: Lady Nelson

Lady Nelson
LADY FRANCES NELSON Originally Frances Woolward, she met Horatio Nelson in 1785 and married him in 1787

Background imageOriginally Collection: Wandsworth Prison / Letter

Wandsworth Prison / Letter
Built in 1851 and originally called the Surrey House of Correction. The inmates writing letters

Background imageOriginally Collection: Mayhew / Wandsworth Prison

Mayhew / Wandsworth Prison
Built in 1851 and originally called the Surrey House of Correction. This picture shows the adult school in the chapel on the separate system

Background imageOriginally Collection: Early Type Bull Dogs

Early Type Bull Dogs
A very early example of the British bull dog. This is probably the first colour picture. Note their long noses which have been bred out of the modern dogs

Background imageOriginally Collection: Nath Hawthorne / Wayside

Nath Hawthorne / Wayside
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (originally Hathorne) American writers cottage, Wayside Date: 1804 - 1864

Background imageOriginally Collection: West Derby Union, Liverpool - Alder Hey Hospital

West Derby Union, Liverpool - Alder Hey Hospital
Ward blocks at Alder Hey Hospital. The hospital was opened in 1915 by the West Derby Union, Liverpool. Originally used for chronic and bed-ridden case, it later became a childrens hospital

Background imageOriginally Collection: Southampton Royal Pier

Southampton Royal Pier
The Royal Pier, Southampton, Hampshire, England. Originally designed by Doswell and built in timber by William Betts, the pier was opened by Princess Victoria in 1833. Date: 1960s

Background imageOriginally Collection: The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe

The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe
Bishop John William Colenso, originally from Cornwall, rocked the establishment by his support for the native Zulus when their lands were threatened by Britain and the Boers

Background imageOriginally Collection: England / Wells

England / Wells
The Vicars Close, adjacent to the famous Wells Cathedral, Somerset, was originally built to house the clergy. Claims to be the oldest complete street of its kind in Europe

Background imageOriginally Collection: Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W. B

Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W. B
" Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W.B. Clarke and engraving by B. Davies, originally published under supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Background imageOriginally Collection: Neville Hall, Ulverston

Neville Hall, Ulverston

Background imageOriginally Collection: That Evening Star-Shell, by Bruce Bairnsfather

That Evening Star-Shell, by Bruce Bairnsfather
Oh, star of eve, whose tender beam Fall on my spirits troubled dream. Originally an amateur artist, Bairnsfathers cockney humour displayed in his view of the Front

Background imageOriginally Collection: A Couple Boating on the River Thames, 1879

A Couple Boating on the River Thames, 1879
Illustration showing a young couple, boating on the River Thames, enjoying a quiet moment among the long grasses of the river bank

Background imageOriginally Collection: Switchback, Butlin s

Switchback, Butlin s
Figure 8 switchback at Butlins Holiday Camp, Mablethorpe. Built in France, the ride was originally sited at Butlins Skegness camp

Background imageOriginally Collection: Calvin (Bouvin)

Calvin (Bouvin)
JEAN CALVIN (originally Cauvin) French protestant reformer in Switzerland

Background imageOriginally Collection: Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04

Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04
AGA KHAN III originally SULTAN SIR MOHAMMED SHAH Indian Muslim leader, took part in conferences, including League of Nations

Background imageOriginally Collection: Jack in the Green 1872

Jack in the Green 1872
Jack-in-the-Green is performed outside Montagu House, Portman Square, London. The house was originally built in 1782 for Elizabeth Montagu, a noted social figure

Background imageOriginally Collection: EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552

EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552
EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN / C-552 (msn 332), at North Weald on 25 September 1999.. Originally built as an EKW C3603, then converted with turboprop engine to a EKW C-3605 target-tug

Background imageOriginally Collection: EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552

EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552
EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN / C-552 (msn 332), at North Weald on 25 September 1999.. Originally built as an EKW C3603, then converted with turboprop engine to a EKW C-3605 target-tug

Background imageOriginally Collection: Lockheed EC-130E Hercules 62-1863

Lockheed EC-130E Hercules 62-1863
United States Air Force - Lockheed EC-130E Hercules 62-1863 (MSN 382-3827), originally converted to C-130E-II, for ELINT, later to be redesignated EC-130E in 1976

Background imageOriginally Collection: Malvina Dunreath music hall singer and long boot dancer

Malvina Dunreath music hall singer and long boot dancer. In costume, wearing ?little girl? knee length white dress with full skirt. Hair in long plaits with large bow

Background imageOriginally Collection: May Lilian Levey music hall male impersonator

May Lilian Levey music hall male impersonator
May Lilian Levey male impersonator, dancer, pantomime principal boy. Here dressed in top hat and tails with cane. Called herself the ?premier male character comedienne?



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