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Background imagePill Collection: Castle Pill railway, near Milford Haven, South Wales

Castle Pill railway, near Milford Haven, South Wales
View of the Great Western Railway at Castle Pill (pill is a local name for a tidal inlet), near Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imagePill Collection: Advert for Beechams Pills 1887

Advert for Beechams Pills 1887
What are the Wild Waves saying ? Try BREECHAMs PILLS! 1887

Background imagePill Collection: Bonzo palms the pill by George Studdy

Bonzo palms the pill by George Studdy
Bonzo palms the pill -- he is given a pill, but only pretends to take it. George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948), was the creator of Bonzo

Background imagePill Collection: New type of light tank demonstrated at Aldershot

New type of light tank demonstrated at Aldershot
A group of small machines with a pill-box turret, working over rough ground at Aldershot

Background imagePill Collection: Advertisement, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people

Advertisement, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people. Afraid to face traffic. Nerves in a terrible state and anaemia made her as pale as death

Background imagePill Collection: NATIONALISTS TAKE BILBAO

NATIONALISTS TAKE BILBAO
Nationalists take Bilbao Date: 1937

Background imagePill Collection: Buprestis beetles, flowering rush and pill beetle

Buprestis beetles, flowering rush and pill beetle
Buprestis beetles 1-5, flowering rush, Butomus umbellatus 6, and pill beetle, Byrrhus pilula 7. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire

Background imagePill Collection: The Losing Lady And The Cough-Drop, A Hectic Moment At Monte Carlo by H M Bateman

The Losing Lady And The Cough-Drop, A Hectic Moment At Monte Carlo by H M Bateman. The innocent cough-drop and the worried officials

Background imagePill Collection: Bushbys patent pill making machine 1869

Bushbys patent pill making machine 1869
Pill mass, is first placed between two plain rollers to form a sheet of thickness required for the size of pill to be made, the thickness of the sheet necessarily determining the size of the pills

Background imagePill Collection: Advertisement - 1930s Germany Knoll Klimakton Tablets

Advertisement - 1930s Germany Knoll Klimakton Tablets - aiding the symptoms of the menopause Date: 1930

Background imagePill Collection: Information leaflet, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people

Information leaflet, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people
Information leaflet for Dr Williams pink pills for pale people. The patent medicine pills contained iron oxide and magnesium sulphate

Background imagePill Collection: Advertisement, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people

Advertisement, Dr Williams pink pills for pale people. Mother weak from childhood. Son a victim of St Vitus Dance. The patent medicine pills contained iron oxide and magnesium sulphate

Background imagePill Collection: Maginot Line fortifications by G. H. Davis

Maginot Line fortifications by G. H. Davis
With Asparagus anti-tank defences: Maginot Line fortifications at the start of the Second World War. A typical frontier work, with galleries within a hillside, leading to pill boxes

Background imagePill Collection: Box of pills with comic verse on a Christmas card

Box of pills with comic verse on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePill Collection: Memorial to CSM Stan Hollis VC Green Howards

Memorial to CSM Stan Hollis VC Green Howards
Stan Hollis was the only man to win the VC on D-Day. He landed here with D Company of the 6th Battalion. Thinking that the original hut was a German pill box he fired the entire drum of his Lewis gun

Background imagePill Collection: Page of Victorian adverts 1889

Page of Victorian adverts 1889
A variety of advertisements in The Graphic dated August 1889, showing Nuda Veritas hair restorer, Nubian, black polish for boots and shoes, Nortons Camomile Pills, for indigestion

Background imagePill Collection: Information leaflet, Dr Williams Pinkettes, laxative pills

Information leaflet, Dr Williams Pinkettes, laxative pills
Information leaflet for Dr Williams Pinkettes, tiny laxative pills, sugar coated, entirely vegetable. For constipation, sluggish liver and biliousness. Date: early 20th century

Background imagePill Collection: Giant Pill Millipede rolls into a ball in danger

Giant Pill Millipede rolls into a ball in danger. lowland rainforest floor in Kinabatangan river floodplain; Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June. Class Diplopoda

Background imagePill Collection: Giant Pill Millipede

Giant Pill Millipede (Class Diplopoda). lowland rainforest floor in Kinabatangan river floodplain; Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June

Background imagePill Collection: The Round Game of Happy Families, Master Squills

The Round Game of Happy Families, Master Squills
Chad Valley, The Round Game of Happy Families, Master Squills the Chemists Son. circa 1910

Background imagePill Collection: Advert for Allcocks Porous Plasters for aches and pains WWI

Advert for Allcocks Porous Plasters for aches and pains WWI
Allcocks Porous Plasters for pain relief, rheumatism in shoulders, stiffness or soreness of muscles, prevent coughs, colds, weak lungs and strengthen weak backs and sides and restore energy. 1915

Background imagePill Collection: Christmas card in the shape of medicines

Christmas card in the shape of medicines -- Seidlitz Powders and Liver Pills (back). (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePill Collection: Greetings card in the shape of medicines

Greetings card in the shape of medicines
Greetings card in the shape of a bottle of medicine (labelled black draught) and a box of little blue pills. circa 1890s

Background imagePill Collection: Happy Familes Playing Cards - Mrs Pill

Happy Familes Playing Cards - Mrs Pill. circa 1935

Background imagePill Collection: Happy Familes Playing Cards - Mr Pill the Doctor

Happy Familes Playing Cards - Mr Pill the Doctor. circa 1935

Background imagePill Collection: Happy Familes Playing Cards - Miss Pill

Happy Familes Playing Cards - Miss Pill. circa 1935

Background imagePill Collection: Happy Familes Playing Cards - Master Pill

Happy Familes Playing Cards - Master Pill. circa 1935

Background imagePill Collection: Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Mr Pill

Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Mr Pill the Chemist. 1928

Background imagePill Collection: Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Master Pill

Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Master Pill the Chemists son. 1928

Background imagePill Collection: Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Miss Pill

Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Miss Pill the Chemists daughter. 1928

Background imagePill Collection: Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Mrs Pill

Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Mrs Pill the Chemists wife. 1928

Background imagePill Collection: Mother / 2 Children 1914

Mother / 2 Children 1914
Pill box hat, cape with tiny buttons & high stand collar, kilted tunic, sash or girdle, white muff. Boy: smock & shorts. Girl: plaid skirt, blouse with Peter Pan collar. Date: 1914

Background imagePill Collection: Beechams Pills camouflage themed advertisement

Beechams Pills camouflage themed advertisement
There is no camouflage about Beechams Pills. Advertisement based on the topical interest in camouflage which had been pioneered during the First World War to great effect such as in the case of

Background imagePill Collection: Giant Pill Millipede negotiates a fallen twig

Giant Pill Millipede negotiates a fallen twig. lowland rainforest floor in Kinabatangan river floodplain; Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June. Class Diplopoda

Background imagePill Collection: British soldier examing framework of pill-box, WW1

British soldier examing framework of pill-box, WW1
A muddy and flooded landscape in Flanders with a British soldier inspecting the skeleton framework of an uncompleted pill-box

Background imagePill Collection: WW2 Poster -- Tablet day

WW2 Poster -- Tablet day
Tablet day! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper. Medical related poster for British soldiers on active service in Italy

Background imagePill Collection: Another pill for Kaiser Bill - Briton on the offensive

Another pill for Kaiser Bill - Briton on the offensive. 386202 Acting Sergeant Herbert Gibson, Mm, 1St Northumbrian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Born September 1889

Background imagePill Collection: Concrete balloon houses by G. H. Davis

Concrete balloon houses by G. H. Davis
Concrete balloon houses: an ingenious system of construction from America. Date: 1942

Background imagePill Collection: Advertisement for Shaker Family Pills

Advertisement for Shaker Family Pills
Shaker Family Pills Cure Sick Headache. A.J.White, Proprietor, 168 Duane Street, New York

Background imagePill Collection: Advert for Allcocks Plasters for aches and pains WWI

Advert for Allcocks Plasters for aches and pains WWI
Allcocks Plasters for pain relief, backache, rheumatism, lumbago and any local pain. 1916

Background imagePill Collection: Advertisement for Daxaids

Advertisement for Daxaids -- a hand with a white pill. 1959

Background imagePill Collection: Christmas card in the shape of medicines

Christmas card in the shape of medicines
Christmas card in the shape of a bottle of medicine and boxes of pills for various ailments. circa 1890s

Background imagePill Collection: Porcellio sccaber, woodlouse

Porcellio sccaber, woodlouse
Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image showing all the units that make up the compound eye of a woodlouse

Background imagePill Collection: Pansy headache pills

Pansy headache pills, 1908 Date: 1908

Background imagePill Collection: Castor Oil Pills

Castor Oil Pills
Watsons Compound Castor Oil Pills, 1905 Date: 1905

Background imagePill Collection: World War Two Rationing - Christmas Dinner in pill form

World War Two Rationing - Christmas Dinner in pill form - rather meagre Fare. Date: circa 1941

Background imagePill Collection: Disguised pill box

Disguised pill box
Concrete pill box near Poperinghe camouflaged as a ruined cottage on the Western Front in Belgium during World War I in August 1918

Background imagePill Collection: French cavalrymen 1918

French cavalrymen 1918
French cavalrymen examining a pill box, trench mortar and shells, gas alarm horn and other trophies taken by the 29th Division at Gheluvelt on the Western Front in Belgium during World War I in



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