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Background imagePins Collection: Juan les Pins travel poster

Juan les Pins travel poster
Poster advertising the fashionable resort of Juan les Pins on the Cote d Azur in the Alpes Maritime region of South East France

Background imagePins Collection: Poster advertising Antibes

Poster advertising Antibes
Poster for PLM advertising Antibes in the South of France

Background imagePins Collection: Juan les Pins travel posters

Juan les Pins travel posters
Travel poster advertising the fashionable resort of Juan les Pins on the Cote d Azur in the Alpes Maritimes south east region of France

Background imagePins Collection: Poster advertising trains to the Cote d Azur

Poster advertising trains to the Cote d Azur
Poster for French railways, advertising services to the Cote d Azur, with its warm winters and dry summers. Trains call at Menton, Monte Carlo, Nice, Juan les Pins, Cannes, St Raphael, Hyeres

Background imagePins Collection: The Gymnasium - Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon

The Gymnasium - Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon
circa 1910s

Background imagePins Collection: Clifden, and the Twelve Pins, Connemara

Clifden, and the Twelve Pins, Connemara, Republic of Ireland

Background imagePins Collection: Can Openers, Skewers Etc

Can Openers, Skewers Etc
Can openers, sharpening steels, cutlet bats/beaters, larding pins, trussing needles, hatchet, skewers and steak tongs

Background imagePins Collection: Juan Les Pins, Darling

Juan Les Pins, Darling
Juan Les Pins, Cote D Azur, France: bronzed blonde, sunglasses in hand, reclines in a deckchair to enjoy a lager while she tops up her tan. N.B beach showers

Background imagePins Collection: WWII - Pin-up showing a lot of leg

WWII - Pin-up showing a lot of leg, accompanied by the caption: " This Front is quite active!" Date: 1943

Background imagePins Collection: Nydam Viking Ship

Nydam Viking Ship
The 007 Nydam ship, one of three vessels discovered in the 19th century, and dating from the late Iron Age. Preservation was aided by the ships peat bog deposit site

Background imagePins Collection: The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s

The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s
Arthur Plumhoff The Human Pincushion - The Pain-Proof Man (left) and Captain Ringman Jack, who lifted weights through holes through his breasts

Background imagePins Collection: Tutankhamen influenced jewellery, 1920s

Tutankhamen influenced jewellery, 1920s
Egyptian trinkets from 1500 to 3000 years old adapted as modern jewellery: brooches, pendants, earrings and hat pins set wtih real antiques and a tutankhamen replica. All by Cartier

Background imagePins Collection: French Riviera advertisement 1931

French Riviera advertisement 1931
Advertisement advising smart travellers to Follow the Crowd, Follow the Sun! and travel down to the French Riviera where the delights of Nice

Background imagePins Collection: The beach at Juan-les-Pins, 1929

The beach at Juan-les-Pins, 1929
Photograph of the beach at Juan-les-Pins on the French Riviera showing how popular the resort, and the rest of the Cote d Azur, had become during the summer months. Date: 1929

Background imagePins Collection: Vanity by William Barribal

Vanity by William Barribal
A young woman beams widely as she adjusts her large Merry Widow style hat, gripping an evil-looking hat pin in her mouth. Date: 1910

Background imagePins Collection: Guests at the Riviera villa of Maxine Elliott, 1933

Guests at the Riviera villa of Maxine Elliott, 1933
A page from The Bystander reporting on the distinguished guests being entertained at the Chateau l Horizon, the villa belonging to American actress

Background imagePins Collection: Geisha hairstyle viewed from rear - Japan

Geisha hairstyle viewed from rear - Japan
Beautiful photograph showing the complicated shapes, folds and pinning of a Geisha hairstyle viewed from rear - Japan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePins Collection: Duchess of York pins a star on breast of Prebendary Carlise

Duchess of York pins a star on breast of Prebendary Carlise
Elizabeth, Duchess of York (1900-2002) pins a star (his seventh, each signifying seven years of service) on breast of Prebendary Carlile (1947-1942)

Background imagePins Collection: Children playing skittles nine pins

Children playing skittles nine pins

Background imagePins Collection: Nine pins or skittles, early 1900s

Nine pins or skittles, early 1900s

Background imagePins Collection: Aerial view of the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes and the pool

Aerial view of the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes and the pool
An aerial view of the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes and the swimming pool at Eden Roc, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: An external view of the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes (Eden Roc)

An external view of the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes (Eden Roc), 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: The swimming pool at Eden Roc, Cap d'Antibes, 1920s

The swimming pool at Eden Roc, Cap d'Antibes, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: A view of the beach at La pointe du Cap D'Antibes, 1920s

A view of the beach at La pointe du Cap D'Antibes, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: A view of the beach in front of the casino at Juan-le-Pins

A view of the beach in front of the casino at Juan-le-Pins, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: The beach in front of the casino at Juan-le-Pins, 1920s

The beach in front of the casino at Juan-le-Pins, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: Beach on Le Boulevard du Littoral at Juan-Les-Pins

Beach on Le Boulevard du Littoral at Juan-Les-Pins
A view of of the beach on Le Boulevard du Littoral at Juan-Les-Pins, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: Cap D'Antibes (Juan Les Pins) from the pool at Eden Roc

Cap D'Antibes (Juan Les Pins) from the pool at Eden Roc
A view of the Cap D'Antibes (Juan Les Pins) from the pool at Eden Roc, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePins Collection: King George VI pins DFC on pilot officer, WW2

King George VI pins DFC on pilot officer, WW2
King George VI pins the Distinguished Flying Cross on a pilot officer Date: circa 1941

Background imagePins Collection: Box of Victorian mourning pins by George Goodman

Box of Victorian mourning pins by George Goodman. Date: circa 1880s

Background imagePins Collection: Anglo-Saxon Relics, Personal Ornaments

Anglo-Saxon Relics, Personal Ornaments of Gold and Bronze. Enamelled ring of King Ethelwulf, enamelled brooch set with garnets, engraved pins, enamelled bronze cross with gold mount, gold cross

Background imagePins Collection: Sewing items, including needles, pins, scissors and thread

Sewing items, including needles, pins, scissors and thread
Sewing items: needles, pins, scissors, thread, chalk, thimble and tape measure. Date: circa 1940

Background imagePins Collection: Men playing kayles or skittles, 14th century

Men playing kayles or skittles, 14th century
Medieval kayles or skittles. Game played with ball, stick, hoop and target (top), men playing kayles or skittles with stick and six pins (middle)

Background imagePins Collection: Ancient Roman jewelry

Ancient Roman jewelry
Chain necklace, ring, earrings and pins from a head found in a sarcophagus outside the Porta San Lorenzo. Copperplate engraving by Pietro Ruga after an illustration by Lorenzo Rocceggiani from his

Background imagePins Collection: Butterfly collector tools, 19th century

Butterfly collector tools, 19th century. Butterfly net, raquet nets, pincers, pins, etc. Handcoloured lithograph from Musee du Naturaliste dedie a la Jeunesse, Histoire des Papillons

Background imagePins Collection: Ancient Peruvian utensils and tools

Ancient Peruvian utensils and tools, including Inca tomb A, B, pendant in gold and silver C, copper axe heads D, mirrors called Inca-rirpo E, F, G, stone axe H, pins I, L, M, clip K

Background imagePins Collection: Devils pins or pungent hovea, Hovea pungens

Devils pins or pungent hovea, Hovea pungens. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by S. Nevitt after a botanical illustration by Mrs Augusta Withers from Benjamin Maund and the Rev

Background imagePins Collection: Florence Gould in costume for the Perian Gala, Juan les Pins

Florence Gould in costume for the Perian Gala, Juan les Pins
Florence Gould, wife of Frank Jay Gould, the famous millionaire and controlling genius behind the Palais de la Mediterranee at Nice

Background imagePins Collection: Juan les Pins advertisement, 1931

Juan les Pins advertisement, 1931
Advertorial for the resort of Juan les Pins on the French Riviera, tempted readers with the promise of endless sunshine, beach pyjamas and the terribly modern Hotel Provencal. Date: 1931

Background imagePins Collection: Terrier racing in Juan les Pins

Terrier racing in Juan les Pins
A terrier racing contest in the French Riviera resort of Juan les Pins, organised by Captain and Mrs Russell Roberts on the terrace of the Casino

Background imagePins Collection: Kirbigrip Hair Pins on a card

Kirbigrip Hair Pins on a card, for bobbed and shingled hair. 20th century

Background imagePins Collection: Found Bronzes - Archaeology

Found Bronzes - Archaeology
Bronzes - Archaeology - found in Galloway (1 and 2), Fairholm, Lockerbie (3), and Barnhill, Dumfries (4). 1863

Background imagePins Collection: A variety of Advertisements from 1889. Date: 1886

A variety of Advertisements from 1889. Date: 1886

Background imagePins Collection: Strike Date: 1941

Strike Date: 1941

Background imagePins Collection: The Casino Swimming Pool - Juan-les-Pins, France

The Casino Swimming Pool - Juan-les-Pins, France
The Casino Swimming Pool - Juan-les-Pins, a health resort and spa in the commune of Antibes, in the Alpes-Maritimes, in southeastern France, on the Cote dAzur. Date: circa 1920

Background imagePins Collection: Oldest lace-worker in bucks 1904

Oldest lace-worker in bucks 1904
Old lady sitting with a pillow with bobbins and pins. Date: 1904

Background imagePins Collection: HANDY HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

HANDY HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
Every well-stocked household should have handy packs of matches, safety pins, once- use stocking pencils, etc. Date: 1930s

Background imagePins Collection: 18th century Mercer - Costume

18th century Mercer - Costume
A travelling salesman hawks his wares: ribbons, buttons, pins, feathers, braids, cloth & all manner of trinkets for female adornment. Date: 18th century



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