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Plunge Collection

Background imagePlunge Collection: Annette Kellerman diving in silhouette

Annette Kellerman diving in silhouette
Annette Marie Sarah Kellerman (18861975) - Australian swimmer, film star, and writer. One of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, causing a minor scandal at the time

Background imagePlunge Collection: English Rose Corsetry advertisement

English Rose Corsetry advertisement
Advert for the new corselette from English Rose corsetry, exquisitely styled and entirely without bones. It is described as a corselette with wired

Background imagePlunge Collection: Autumn fashions, Evening Dress

Autumn fashions, Evening Dress
Evening wear fashions for 1916 showing two elegant ladies modelling sleeveless, plunge back gowns with high waists and full skirts typical of the World War One period

Background imagePlunge Collection: Niagara Falls Date: 1950

Niagara Falls Date: 1950

Background imagePlunge Collection: Not Every Bathing Dress Spells a Plunge in the River

Not Every Bathing Dress Spells a Plunge in the River! by Barribal. 1925

Background imagePlunge Collection: The Plunge Swimming Pool, Ocean Park, at Venice Beach

The Plunge Swimming Pool, Ocean Park, at Venice Beach, California Date: Pre-1920s and 1920s

Background imagePlunge Collection: The Plunge Swimming Pool at Venice Beach, California

The Plunge Swimming Pool at Venice Beach, California Date: Pre-1920s and 1920s

Background imagePlunge Collection: The swimming pool and grounds at the Ambassadors Hotel, LA

The swimming pool and grounds at the Ambassadors Hotel, LA
The swimming pool and grounds at the Ambassadors Hotel, Los Angeles, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imagePlunge Collection: Divers and Diving

Divers and Diving - 1. and 2. Primitive diving suits, 3. Wreck of the Royal George, from a contemporaneous print, 4. Awkward work, torpedo laying, 5. Electric lamp, 6. An unexpected plunge, 7

Background imagePlunge Collection: The Zulu war. The entrenched position at Rorke's Drift

The Zulu war. The entrenched position at Rorke's Drift
The scene as reinforcements arrive at Rorke's Drift, successfully defended by the British from 3, 000 Zulus. Extended caption

Background imagePlunge Collection: Black dog leaps into sea, Menorca

Black dog leaps into sea, Menorca
A large black dog leaps into the water off the quayside at Alacufar, Menorca, Spain Date: 2000

Background imagePlunge Collection: BRAN TUB

BRAN TUB
Children plunge their arms into the Bran Tub to obtain their present at a party

Background imagePlunge Collection: Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge
A couple enjoy the water chute at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Background imagePlunge Collection: Fitted Bathroom 1903

Fitted Bathroom 1903
Example of a fitted bathroom, with tiled walls and porcelain plunge bath, perfecto lavatory etc. taken from Maple & Cos book: Healthy Homes Date: 1903

Background imagePlunge Collection: Children Diving 1896

Children Diving 1896
Two wild-looking children dive from a rowboat on a lake; the boy stands with arms raised, ready to plunge into the water. Date: 1896

Background imagePlunge Collection: Girls Bathing

Girls Bathing
Two girls at the seaside - one already in the water, her friend fearful to take the plunge... Date: 1903

Background imagePlunge Collection: Photo of Miss Joan Murick

Photo of Miss Joan Murick
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing Miss Joan Murick, a member of the chorus of Midnight Follies (a popular show of the time)

Background imagePlunge Collection: Cupid Takes the Plunge - Two Aqua show stars get hitched

Cupid Takes the Plunge - Two Aqua show stars get hitched. High-diver Roy Walsh from Blackpool, a former British Olympic Star (at the 1954 Melbourne Olympic Games) (25)

Background imagePlunge Collection: Have a Plunge by George Ray

Have a Plunge by George Ray
Promotional postcard for Have A Plunge revue by George Ray; music Burton Manning. First produced at the Royalty Theatre, Chester, 1st March 1915. Ray Brothers Present Londons Latest Water Revue

Background imagePlunge Collection: Children swimming in the News Tribune newspaper pool

Children swimming in the News Tribune newspaper pool
Children swimming in the News Tribune newspaper newsboys plunge bath pool Date: 1900s

Background imagePlunge Collection: Houdini Preparing for Bridge Jump

Houdini Preparing for Bridge Jump
The prolific Austrian-Hungarian escape artist Harry Houdini preparing for one of his many daring feats of escapology, this time a highly publicised Bridge Jump whilst in metal chains. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePlunge Collection: Scene on the Pike, Long Beach, California, USA

Scene on the Pike, Long Beach, California, USA
A typical scene on the Pike, Long Beach, California, USA. 1940

Background imagePlunge Collection: Womens Royal Air Force -- Signing On

Womens Royal Air Force -- Signing On
Illustration, Eight Months with the Womens Royal Air Force. Showing women Signing On for service -- we plunge into the unknown. Date: 1919-1920

Background imagePlunge Collection: Manx Cats go for a swim

Manx Cats go for a swim. This card bears the Manx text " Kys ta Shiu?", which translates as " How are you?". Date: 1907

Background imagePlunge Collection: Patches painted on the bow of the Queen Elizabeth

Patches painted on the bow of the Queen Elizabeth
To record the movements of the hull at all stages of the ships plunge to the waters of the Clyde the white patches painted on the bow of the Queen Elizabeth are photographed by cine-camera when she

Background imagePlunge Collection: Plunge Bath, Hot Springs, S. D

Plunge Bath, Hot Springs, S. D
Plunge Bath, Hot Springs, S.D.. Date between 1898 and 1905

Background imagePlunge Collection: Before The Plunge

Before The Plunge
Female bathers gathered on a jetty. They inspect the water, preparing for a swim. Please note: Credit must appear as (c) Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/Mary Evans Picture

Background imagePlunge Collection: Farman / Fall of Icarus

Farman / Fall of Icarus
Henri Farman, French aviator: the success of his plane is contrasted with the fall of Icarus

Background imagePlunge Collection: Ordeal by Boiling Water

Ordeal by Boiling Water
ORDEAL BY BOILING WATER The suspect is required to plunge his hand into boiling water - if he can bear it, he is innocent, if not, not

Background imagePlunge Collection: At the Piscines

At the Piscines
Pilgrims outside les piscines - the bathing houses where the sick can plunge into the waters of the miraculous healing spring revealed by the Virgin to Bernadette


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