Skip to main content

Placing Collection

Background imagePlacing Collection: Lake Submarine / Diver

Lake Submarine / Diver
A diver from a " Simon Lake" submarine placing a mine in channels used by enemy ship 2 of 2

Background imagePlacing Collection: No Coupons by David Wright

No Coupons by David Wright
A lady, half naked and wearing stockings, placing a hat on her head. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imagePlacing Collection: The French Resistance - WWII (1 / 3)

The French Resistance - WWII (1 / 3)
Thanks to the parachute drop of plastic explosive, the French resitance were able to blow up the track. This enabled them to intercept a German train heading for the border on the line from Marseille

Background imagePlacing Collection: Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium

Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium
At Christmas 1914, over the 24th/25th December, a truce was held here between the 1st Battalion the Warwickshire Regiment and the 7th Bavarians in which Bruce Bairnsfaher took part

Background imagePlacing Collection: Granny Grimmond's Best Hat

Granny Grimmond's Best Hat
A wartime children's short story illustration from Granny Grimmond's Best Hat, written by Janet Fraser. The image shows the old lady placing her hat on her head. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePlacing Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Placing Prints On The Map

WW2 - R. A. F. Placing Prints On The Map
A photograph of some British WW2 Royal Air Force men placing prints in their appropriate positions on the map. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePlacing Collection: Tsarevich of Russia lays first stone of the Altar at Reval

Tsarevich of Russia lays first stone of the Altar at Reval
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904-1918) lays the first stone of the Altar of a new Church at Reval, Russia (now Tallinn, Estonia). Date: circa 1911

Background imagePlacing Collection: Lettres D'Amour

Lettres D'Amour
This illustration portrays a young lady nonchalantly placing her love letters into the fire, causing the oaths to go up in smoke, as it were. Date: circa 1901

Background imagePlacing Collection: Placing white tiles for firing, Alfred Meakin

Placing white tiles for firing, Alfred Meakin
Placing white tiles for firing of the Glaze Date: 1913

Background imagePlacing Collection: Placing decorated ware in kiln, Alfred Meakin

Placing decorated ware in kiln, Alfred Meakin
Placing decorated ware in enamel kiln before final firing Date: 1913

Background imagePlacing Collection: Filling saggers with clay ware, Alfred Meakin

Filling saggers with clay ware, Alfred Meakin
Filling saggers with clay ware and placing in position in the Bisque oven Date: 1913

Background imagePlacing Collection: Bristol Bloodhound surface to air missile

Bristol Bloodhound surface to air missile test round carried by a side lifting crane for removing / placing missiles from / on launchers and servicing stands. Date: circa 1962

Background imagePlacing Collection: Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Andrea Mantegna

Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) - Paduan - painted on wood Date: circa 1495

Background imagePlacing Collection: King placing his tribute at the Cenotaph, London 1920

King placing his tribute at the Cenotaph, London 1920
After the two minute silence King George V laying a wreath down on the newly opened Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. 11th November 1920

Background imagePlacing Collection: Unveiled Cenotaph, War Memorial 1920

Unveiled Cenotaph, War Memorial 1920
Various photographs of George V revealing the Cenotaph War memorial in Whitehall, London. Showing the King placing a wreath at the bottom of the memorial

Background imagePlacing Collection: Young English gentlemen playing a game of billiards

Young English gentlemen playing a game of billiards
Young English gentleman playing a game of billiards with a soldier in uniform in a club, watched by a large group of men. iHandcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas

Background imagePlacing Collection: King Edward VII burial in St. George s, Windsor 1910

King Edward VII burial in St. George s, Windsor 1910
Funeral service of King Edward VII at St. George s, Windsor, coffin being descenede into the subterranean passage leading to th Royal vault. Date: May 1910

Background imagePlacing Collection: Placing jam jar on a shelf

Placing jam jar on a shelf
Cook placing jars of jam and preserves on kitchen shelves. Illustration from the Womans Home Companion July 1923. Artist anon. Date: 1923

Background imagePlacing Collection: Porcelain manufacturers 1843

Porcelain manufacturers 1843
Workers carefully place seggars or saggars for firing in the biscuit kiln at the Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester. 1843

Background imagePlacing Collection: Harold swears fealty to Duke William

Harold swears fealty to Duke William
Allegedly after being shipwrecked on the French coast in 1064 (a date highly disputed amongst historians), The Bayeux Tapestry, and other Norman sources

Background imagePlacing Collection: Piper PA-30 Twin Commanche G-AXER

Piper PA-30 Twin Commanche G-AXER
Piper Twin PA-30-160 Commanche G-AXER (msn 30-1820) at Wycombe Air Park. AXER was re-registered in Eire as EI-ANU on 1 December 1969, to participate in the London-Sydney Air Race (December 18)

Background imagePlacing Collection: Communard forces reinforcing their position at Montmartre

Communard forces reinforcing their position at Montmartre, digging trenches and placing cannon. Leftwing National Guard soldiers supported the Commune and helped to hold Montmartre

Background imagePlacing Collection: FLOWERS FOR THE TABLE

FLOWERS FOR THE TABLE
The hostess instructs her maidservant as to the placing of a bowl of tulips Date: 1929

Background imagePlacing Collection: JAPANESE ARRANGEMENT -15

JAPANESE ARRANGEMENT -15
NANDIN and WHITE LILY an arrangement for placing in an alcove on New Years Day Date: 1934

Background imagePlacing Collection: Game of Hot-cockles

Game of Hot-cockles
A popular family game at Christmas, person blindfolded, knelt down with their head in someones lap, while guessing who was hitting them from behind! This was an early form of Blind Mans Buff

Background imagePlacing Collection: CHINESE BEGGARS / MASOCHIS

CHINESE BEGGARS / MASOCHIS
Strolling Beggars in China placing burning coals on their heads and using other austerities Date: 1752

Background imagePlacing Collection: GLASS 18TH CENTURY 10

GLASS 18TH CENTURY 10
GLACES Placing the raw material in the furnace Date: 1765

Background imagePlacing Collection: Funeral of William Ewart Gladstone, four times British Prime Minister

Funeral of William Ewart Gladstone, four times British Prime Minister. Placing the body in the train at Broughton Hall Station. Date: 1898

Background imagePlacing Collection: Advert for Chilprufe wool underwear for children 1941

Advert for Chilprufe wool underwear for children 1941
The children must have Chilprufe. Our difficulty is to make the small ration of wool we are allowed go round. We have, therefore decided as a wartime policy to suspend production of womens

Background imagePlacing Collection: British gunners place a line of artillery in position - WW1

British gunners place a line of artillery in position - WW1
British gunners placing a line of artillery in position during WW1 Date: circa 1916

Background imagePlacing Collection: British Gunners placing a line of artillery guns during WW1

British Gunners placing a line of artillery guns during WW1 Date: circa 1916

Background imagePlacing Collection: Vintage Hairnet Packaging - Soneeta Hair Net

Vintage Hairnet Packaging - Soneeta Hair Net
Vintage Hairnet Packaging - Soneeta double cap hair net in white - " A Perfect net of human hair". circa 1950s

Background imagePlacing Collection: Ladbrokes Betting Shop

Ladbrokes Betting Shop
Ladbrokes betting shop, for placing bets on horse races and other such gambling. Date: late 1970s

Background imagePlacing Collection: Death of Edward VII

Death of Edward VII
The Last Token. Widowed Queen Alexandra placing a single rose in the hands of her husband King Edward VII after his death on 6th May 1910

Background imagePlacing Collection: Native Doctor - Sierra Leone

Native Doctor - Sierra Leone. Checking a diagnosis by the means of the placement of a set of small stones of seeds

Background imagePlacing Collection: Laying of the Foundation Stone for a Religious School

Laying of the Foundation Stone for a Religious School. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePlacing Collection: David Dickson, 1812

David Dickson, 1812
DAVID DICKSON bespectacled Scottish churchman, depicted placing his hand in the general region of his heart... Date: 1780 - 1842

Background imagePlacing Collection: Pittsburgh Conduit

Pittsburgh Conduit
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : placing reinforced steel for a conduit carrying filtered water to a reservoir for the city. Date: 1912

Background imagePlacing Collection: Fakir with Hooks in Back

Fakir with Hooks in Back
Placing hooks in the back of a fakir : not only is the process painful, but the wounds will fester and lead to further pain, apart from the discomfort Date: circa 1900

Background imagePlacing Collection: Betrothal rings 1912

Betrothal rings 1912
Betrothal, puzzle, posy and true-love rings were usual worn on the third finger. The ring symbolizing a circle implying our repects (or regards)

Background imagePlacing Collection: Dressing the Xmas tree

Dressing the Xmas tree
Young lady on tiptoe placing the fairy at the top of the Christmas tree. Artist: Ethel Parkinson Date: 1906

Background imagePlacing Collection: Coronation of King George V 1911

Coronation of King George V 1911
King George Vs Coronation on the 22 June 1911, at Westminster Abbey, London, the Archbishop of Canterbury the most Reverend Randall Davidson placing the Crown of St. Edward on the Kings head

Background imagePlacing Collection: Picture of a man placing bags of gold in a safe

Picture of a man placing bags of gold in a safe
Slide showing a picture of a large man placing bags of gold into a Patent Fire Proof Safe, while two people drink outside the window. Part of Box 366

Background imagePlacing Collection: Ceremony of crowning of King George V

Ceremony of crowning of King George V
Archbishop of Canterbury placing the crown on King George Vs head, in Westminster Abbey. 22 June 1911

Background imagePlacing Collection: Coronation of George V, receiving ring and Sceptres

Coronation of George V, receiving ring and Sceptres
The keeper of the Jewel House having delivered to the Aribishop the Kings Ruby Coronation Ring, the Aribishop placed it on the fourth finger of George V on his right hand

Background imagePlacing Collection: Ceremony of crowning of King Edward VII

Ceremony of crowning of King Edward VII
The Archbishop of Canterbury placing the crown on King Edward VII head, in Westminster Abbey. 9 August 1902

Background imagePlacing Collection: Japanese Geisha girl with fan and seal

Japanese Geisha girl with fan and seal
A Japanese Geisha girl, places her seal on a hand-painted fan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlacing Collection: SPAIN. Jerez de la Frontera. Spain. Primo de

SPAIN. Jerez de la Frontera. Spain. Primo de Riveras Dictatorship (1923-1930). Miguel Primo de Rivera visiting Jerez de la Frontera



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping