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Pictorial Collection

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW2 poster, activities of 52 (Lowland) Division

WW2 poster, activities of 52 (Lowland) Division
Screen-print poster, published circa 1950, showing the activities of the 52nd Lowland Division during the Second World War, with a map of Northern Europe, and unit badges along the top and bottom

Background imagePictorial Collection: Pictorial map of Edinburgh

Pictorial map of Edinburgh Date: circa 1950s

Background imagePictorial 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 imagePictorial Collection: BBC 1935

BBC 1935
Spread from Radio Pictorial Annual showing the British Broadcasting Centre including the interior with the vaudeville studio, the gramaphone effects studio, concert hall, council chamber

Background imagePictorial Collection: Cover of Film Pictorial - September 1933 - Mickey Mouse

Cover of Film Pictorial - September 1933 - Mickey Mouse
Cover of Film Pictorial ( All Star Souvenir Number ) of September 30th 1933 featuring Mickey Mouse. Disney Copyright - essential to credit the copyright holder on any reproduction Date: 1933

Background imagePictorial Collection: Pictorial envelope for Hokusais 36 views of Mount Fuji seri

Pictorial envelope for Hokusais 36 views of Mount Fuji series. Print shows people on a raft and a person in a small boat with tall reeds in the background and a view of Mount Fuji in the distance

Background imagePictorial Collection: GPO map of Mail Steamship Routes

GPO map of Mail Steamship Routes. Date: circa 1950s

Background imagePictorial Collection: Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis

Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis
The battle of the beachhead -- an airmans view of the terrain. A pictorial map of the Nettuno-Anzio Front, showing roads, with the Alban Hills in the background

Background imagePictorial Collection: Borley Rectory Ghost

Borley Rectory Ghost
Borley Rectory -- a rare pictorial representation of the Borley haunting showing Borley Rectory, the phantom nun and the ghostly coach and horses

Background imagePictorial Collection: The Bull in the China Shop

The Bull in the China Shop Date: 1891

Background imagePictorial 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 imagePictorial Collection: World War I spy drawing

World War I spy drawing
What appears to be an innocent landscape drawing is in fact a plan of a harbour and its forts. The sketch has been made in accordance with a secret pictorial code known to the government in whose

Background imagePictorial Collection: Australian Pictorial Letterette pack cover

Australian Pictorial Letterette pack cover
Souvenir of Adelaide - Australian Pictorial Letterette pack cover - J. B. Siddall, Printer - Bowman Arcade, Adelaide. Date: 1913

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic pictorial souvenir (cover)

White Star Line, RMS Olympic pictorial souvenir (cover)
White Star Line, RMS Olympic, pictorial souvenir (cover) with pullout centre section. Ex-personal property of Titanic First Class Steward Edward Wheelton

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line souvenirs - RMS Olympic, RMS Majestic

White Star Line souvenirs - RMS Olympic, RMS Majestic
White Star Line - pictorial souvenirs for RMS Olympic (L) and RMS Majestic (R). Date: 20th century

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line and Cunard - souvenir brooches

White Star Line and Cunard - souvenir brooches
White Star Line and Cunard souvenir brooches - RMS Baltic, RMS Celtic, RMS Megantic and RMS Queen Mary. Pictorial brass enamel brooches. Date: 20th century

Background imagePictorial Collection: Ocean Liners - selection of jigsaw puzzles and books

Ocean Liners - selection of jigsaw puzzles and books. Victory plywood jigsaw puzzle of RMS Queen Mary. Victory plywood jigsaw puzzle of Southampton Docks, aerial view featuring Olympic, Majestic

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line - two brochures

White Star Line - two brochures. L: RMS Majestic foldout brochure, circa 1922, 56, 621 Tons, The World's Largest Liner. 28 x 6 inches. R: Souvenir of a Visit to a White Star Liner, circa 1925

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic, brochure

White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic, brochure
White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic - unusual brochure, Second Class Rates, 1912. A ten page advertisement brochure issued by White Star Line

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic, brochure cover

White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic, brochure cover
White Star Line, Olympic and Titanic, unusual brochure, Second Class Rates, 1912. A ten page advertisement brochure issued by White Star Line

Background imagePictorial Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic rates

White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic rates
White Star Line, RMS Olympic and Titanic Second Class Rates. A ten page advertisement brochure issued by White Star Line, quoting 1912 Second Class rates for RMS Olympic and Titanic

Background imagePictorial Collection: Mr Alfred Gibbons, editor of The Lady's Pictorial

Mr Alfred Gibbons, editor of The Lady's Pictorial
Mr Alfred Gibbons, editor and journalist of The Lady's Pictorial, an illustrated newspaper, first published monthly, and then weekly

Background imagePictorial Collection: Women's football teams in action

Women's football teams in action Date: 1919

Background imagePictorial Collection: Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907

Rubber Tree to Finished Motor Tyres 1907
Showing the plantation where the rubber is produced for the Dunlop Tyres factory where it is pressed, stretched and moulded into shape ready to be used on motorcars. Date: 1907

Background imagePictorial Collection: The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany

The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany - inset illustration inside a piece of Silver Birch Tree Bark. Showing the new facade designed by Martin Haller in 1874. Date: 1900s

Background imagePictorial Collection: Child in a Garden

Child in a Garden
The Lily Pool. One of six illustrations comprising a pictorial story entitled The Child in a Garden: Artist: Jessie Willcox Smith Date: 1903

Background imagePictorial Collection: Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a lovers on a sofa

Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a lovers on a sofa
Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a man and woman flirting on a sofa. Death and the Lovers. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joshua Gleadah after an illustration by Benedictus Antonio Van Assen

Background imagePictorial Collection: Page from a 1931 issue of Play Pictorial with an advertisement showing Noel Coward

Page from a 1931 issue of Play Pictorial with an advertisement showing Noel Coward, an alumni of the Italia Conti School, when he appeared in the production of When the Rainbow Ends 21 years earlier

Background imagePictorial Collection: London - Tower Bridge, Guildhall and the Tower of London

London - Tower Bridge, Guildhall and the Tower of London
Early pictorial postcard - court card sizing - Scenes and sights of London - The Tower of London, Tower Bridge (opened three years earlier in 1894) and the Guildhall. Date: 1897

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW1 - How Allies reached the North Sea - Battle of the Marne

WW1 - How Allies reached the North Sea - Battle of the Marne 1914

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW1 - The War in the East - Russias progress - 1914

WW1 - The War in the East - Russias progress - 1914. 1914

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW1 - The War in the West - The Allies Advance - 1914

WW1 - The War in the West - The Allies Advance - 1914. The Battle of the Aisne. 1914

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - 1914

WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - 1914
WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - Field Marshall Sir John Frenchs Historical Dispatch explained. A pictorial map showing the famous British Expeditionary Force (BEF)

Background imagePictorial Collection: WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - 1914

WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - 1914
WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - The Splendid work of Russian Strategy. Pictorial map showing the strategy of Russian Commanders

Background imagePictorial Collection: Paris, France - Debarcadere du Pont d Austerlitz

Paris, France - Debarcadere du Pont d Austerlitz
Very early pictorial postcard from Paris, France - Debarcadere du Pont d Austerlitz (Ferry jetty / Quay alongisde the Austerlitz Bridge)

Background imagePictorial Collection: The Bayeux Tapestry - Norman conquest of England

The Bayeux Tapestry - Norman conquest of England
The Bayeux Tapestry - an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long, depicting the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold

Background imagePictorial Collection: The Bayeux Tapestry, part 1

The Bayeux Tapestry, part 1
The Bayeux Tapestry - an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long, depicting the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold

Background imagePictorial Collection: Inside the school room for artist that are turning the artwork into engravings using

Inside the school room for artist that are turning the artwork into engravings using the new electro-dynamo machines that saved many hours in electrotyping, to go into the weekly Graphic. Date: 1881

Background imagePictorial Collection: School - the pictorial traffic sign which replaced a former torch sign

School - the pictorial traffic sign which replaced a former torch sign, warning motorists to be aware that schoolchildren might be crossing the road. Date: 1930s

Background imagePictorial Collection: Cover design, Womans Pictorial

Cover design, Womans Pictorial
Cover design by Margaret W Tarrant, Womans Pictorial magazine, 10 May 1924. Depicting a girl and a boy climbing a tree in blossom, watched by a white cat

Background imagePictorial Collection: Views of Cape St. Vincent, Algarve, southern Portugal

Views of Cape St. Vincent, Algarve, southern Portugal
Fabulous early pictorial postcard depicting views of Cape St. Vincent, a headland in the municipality of Vila do Bispo, in the Algarve, southern Portugal. Date: 1900

Background imagePictorial Collection: Die-cut Trade Card for F G Jaeger Confectioners

Die-cut Trade Card for F G Jaeger Confectioners of Brockton, Massachusetts, USA, using the somewhat surprising visual motifs of an artists palette and a kitten... Date: circa 1900s



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