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Background imagePlayed Collection: L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery

L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. How our gunners won the VC and silenced the fire of the German guns in face of overwhelming odds Retreat from Mons, 1st September 1914

Background imagePlayed Collection: Match at Hambledon / 1777

Match at Hambledon / 1777
A cricket match at Hambledon, Hampshire. The club was founded in 1750, and beat a strong All-England team in 1777. The early matches were played on Broadhalfpenny Down

Background imagePlayed Collection: Sidney Sussex College

Sidney Sussex College
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, the Deans lodgings & gardens, the kitchen & formal gardens. N.B ball game being played

Background imagePlayed Collection: Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898

Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898
Illustration of John McPherson scoring the third goal for Nottingham Forest in their F.A. Cup Final Match against Derby County, played at Crystal Palace, London, 1898

Background imagePlayed Collection: England / Ludlow 1950S

England / Ludlow 1950S
Broad Gate, Ludlow, Shropshire, the last of seven gates in the old city walls. The town is on the Welsh borders and played a great part in the Marches history

Background imagePlayed Collection: Gillray / Anglo-French

Gillray / Anglo-French
Politeness The state of Anglo-French relations played out by John Bull and his French counterpart

Background imagePlayed Collection: Windsor Real Tennis 1500

Windsor Real Tennis 1500
Real tennis is played at Windsor Castle, during the reign of Henry VII

Background imagePlayed Collection: Rugby School with pupils playing rugby

Rugby School with pupils playing rugby
Exterior view of Rugby School with pupils playing rugby in foreground

Background imagePlayed Collection: Real Tennis at Lord s

Real Tennis at Lord s
A match is played at Lords Court, London. Date: circa 1860

Background imagePlayed Collection: Margaret of Anjou

Margaret of Anjou
MARGARET OF ANJOU Queen of Henry VI, she played an active part in the Wars of the Roses. Date: 1430 - 1482

Background imagePlayed Collection: The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey, 11th November 1920. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imagePlayed Collection: Piper Daniel Laidlaw V. C

Piper Daniel Laidlaw V. C
Piper Laidlaw won the V.C. at Loos (World War I) on 25th September 1915: During the worst of the bombardment, seeing that his company was somewhat shaken from the effects of gas

Background imagePlayed Collection: Scotland vs. England Football Match, 1872

Scotland vs. England Football Match, 1872
Illustrations from the Scotland vs. England Friendly of 30th November 1872, played at West of Scotland Cricket Club Ground, Partick, near Glasgow

Background imagePlayed Collection: Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle, perched on a basalt outcrop on the edge of the North Sea at Bamburgh, Northumberland, it played a great part in the Border Wars (with Scotland)

Background imagePlayed Collection: Sailing Ship / Nonsuch

Sailing Ship / Nonsuch
The replica of the sailing ship the Nonsuch, built in 1970. The original ship sailed to Canada in 1668 and played a part in the establishment of the Hudson Bay Company

Background imagePlayed Collection: Empire Air Day Poster

Empire Air Day Poster
A poster for the Empire Air Day on Saturday 20th May 1939 at Warmwell near Dorchester. The Hawker Hurricane planes played a key role in attack and defence during WW2

Background imagePlayed Collection: Blackburn Olympic vs. Old Etonians F. A. Cup Final, 1883

Blackburn Olympic vs. Old Etonians F. A. Cup Final, 1883
Engraving showing a number of scenes from the F.A. Cup Final of 1883, played between Blackburn Olympic and the Old Etonians at Kennington Oval, London. The match was won by Blackburn 2-1

Background imagePlayed Collection: DR. PANGLOSS / CANDIDE

DR. PANGLOSS / CANDIDE
Dr. Pangloss, played by Mr. Harley in the stage version

Background imagePlayed Collection: Wonders of the cinema organ by G. H. Davis

Wonders of the cinema organ by G. H. Davis
Noises played for films: wonders of the cinema organ. Thunder, shots and tom-toms controlled by an organist: a film-theatre organ that creates sound effects. Date: 1929

Background imagePlayed Collection: Blackburn Rovers vs. Notts County F. A. Cup Final, 1891

Blackburn Rovers vs. Notts County F. A. Cup Final, 1891
Engraving of the Football Association Cup Final between Blackburn Rovers and Notts County, played at the Kennington Oval, London, on 21st March 1891. The game was won by Blackburn Rovers 3-1

Background imagePlayed Collection: Shrove Tuesday Football Match, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 1846

Shrove Tuesday Football Match, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 1846
Engraving showing the traditional game of football, played on Shrove Tuesday, in the marketplace of Kingston-Upon-Thames. This match was played between the Thames-Street Club and the Townsend team

Background imagePlayed Collection: A Viking Warrior

A Viking Warrior
Old Vic Company - the role of Ornulf the Viking played by Percy Walsh

Background imagePlayed Collection: Cricket in Coventry

Cricket in Coventry
Cricket played on Grey Friars Green, Coventry

Background imagePlayed Collection: Muddy Soccer Goalie

Muddy Soccer Goalie
An amateur game of football played on a very muddy pitch: the goalkeeper catches the ball in mid-air

Background imagePlayed Collection: Ranjitsinhji / Spy / V. Fair

Ranjitsinhji / Spy / V. Fair
Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Rajput nobleman and English cricketer who played for Sussex

Background imagePlayed Collection: Uncle Toms cabin - as it will have to be played if Johnson

Uncle Toms cabin - as it will have to be played if Johnson wins. Illustration shows in a theatrical production of Uncle Toms Cabin, heavyweight champion boxer Jack Johnson standing over Simon Legree

Background imagePlayed Collection: A Game of Eton Fives, 1911

A Game of Eton Fives, 1911
Two photographs showing a game of fives, played in one of the courts at Eton College, 1911

Background imagePlayed Collection: Titanic Hymn Sheet 1912

Titanic Hymn Sheet 1912
A photograph of the ship on the cover of a French music sheet: the hymn was played by the band on deck as the ship sank

Background imagePlayed Collection: The Dancers of Variety in 1928

The Dancers of Variety in 1928. Evelyn Kindler (top left) with the Libby dancers on the Kieth vaudeville circuit, Jeanne Upham (top right) in vaudeville

Background imagePlayed Collection: Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers

Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers
I won t - After a raid on the British lines in Northern France, a Gordon Highlander is being interrogated by German Officers.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imagePlayed Collection: Leslie Howard as RJ Mitchell in The First of the Few

Leslie Howard as RJ Mitchell in The First of the Few
Leslie Howard (1893-1943) photographed on the film set for The First of the Few, in which he played the Spitfire designer RJ Mitchell. 1942

Background imagePlayed Collection: Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres

Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere, though the illustration was first done in 1914

Background imagePlayed Collection: Bali Dancing Girls

Bali Dancing Girls
Lovely young women of Bali, Indonesia, performing the Kebyar, a purely demonstrative dance, in which they interpret the mood of music played by a gamelan orchestra. Date: 1930s

Background imagePlayed Collection: Muriel Beaumont. Actress

Muriel Beaumont. Actress. Wife Gerald du Maurier. She played Nerissa The Merchant Venice and appeared in English translations light French comedies. Unattributed photograpic portrait Date: circa 1905

Background imagePlayed Collection: A Game of Football in the Streets of London, c. 1314

A Game of Football in the Streets of London, c. 1314
Illustration of a game of football being played in the streets of London during the 14th century. Football of this time, played without rules in narrow medieval streets

Background imagePlayed Collection: Motorcycle Football

Motorcycle Football
A daily game of motorcycle football being played at Pangbourne, Berkshire

Background imagePlayed Collection: Tennis: A Hot Rally

Tennis: A Hot Rally
A doubles tennis match played at the turn of the 20th century. Artist: George Derville Rowlandson Date: 1902

Background imagePlayed Collection: Taking the wounded aboard a British ambulance

Taking the wounded aboard a British ambulance train on the Western Front. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imagePlayed Collection: With the field guns on the Western Front

With the field guns on the Western Front. A visit to a British battery. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imagePlayed Collection: Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903

Derby County vs. Bury F. A. Cup Final, 1903
Illustration of a Derby County defender heading the ball clear, as Bury attack during the F.A. Cup Final, 18th April 1903

Background imagePlayed Collection: Aristocrats at Whites Golf Club Golf Tournament

Aristocrats at Whites Golf Club Golf Tournament
Lady Allington, Lord Tennyson, Lord Lothian and Lady Astor at Whites Golf Tournament, played at Prince s, Sandwich. Date: 1932

Background imagePlayed Collection: Old Man Watching Cricket

Old Man Watching Cricket
An old man in a flat cap stands and watches a cricket match being played on Giggs Hill Green, Thames Ditton, Surrey, England. Date: 1950s

Background imagePlayed Collection: William Lillywhite

William Lillywhite
WILLIAM LILLYWHITE The Father of Modern Cricket A right-handed bowler, who played for Sussex in the 1820s. Date: early 19th century

Background imagePlayed Collection: Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)

Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)
Photograph of Gilbert Jessop, the Gloucestershire and England batsman, who was famous for his feats of quick-scoring - he once scored a century in only 40 minutes

Background imagePlayed Collection: Women of Hampshire vs. Women of Surrey Cricket Match, Newing

Women of Hampshire vs. Women of Surrey Cricket Match, Newing
Engraving of a cricket match between the Hamshire and Surrey Lasses for 500 guineas, played at Newington Green, near Balls Pond, Middlesex, 2nd October 1811. The Hampshire team won by 14 notches

Background imagePlayed Collection: Newcastle United vs. Barnsley, F. A. Cup Final, 1910

Newcastle United vs. Barnsley, F. A. Cup Final, 1910
Illustration of the F.A. Cup Final between Newcastle United and Barnsley, with one of the Barnsley defenders (in dark shirts) chesting down the ball; Crystal Palace Football Ground, 23rd April 1910

Background imagePlayed Collection: Sketches of Cricket in India, 1890

Sketches of Cricket in India, 1890
A series of sketches by an English Cavalry Officer of a game of cricket played between an Indian College and British Officers, in India, 1890

Background imagePlayed Collection: Melville Macnaghten

Melville Macnaghten
Sir MELVILLE LESLIE MACNAGHTEN Police chief, at Scotland Yard, played a leading part in the investigation into the nefarious misdeeds of Jack the Ripper



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