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Portsmouth Collection

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Spithead Air Ferry to and from the island, winter fare seven shillings and sixpence return, seven services daily

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Jersey Airways Poster

Jersey Airways Poster
Poster, Jersey Airways Ltd, Regular Daily Services, Multi-Engined Air-Liners. Showing a De Havilland biplane with a map below. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, showing a passenger airliner flying above a cruise liner, advertising Travel by Air Ferry to Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Jersey Airways Poster

Jersey Airways Poster
Jersey Airways Ltd poster, showing a passenger biplane flying from the south coast of Britain to Jersey. Listing duration and costs of flights from London and Portsmouth. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Five adjacent pubs in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Five adjacent pubs in Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth was a town of many wonders in 1911. One of them was the possession of five fully licensed houses standing next to each other

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: The British Fleet - Spithead, 1914

The British Fleet - Spithead, 1914
Britains Bulwarks. The great fleet assembled at Spithead, Portsmouth - July 16th - 20th 1914 for King George Vs inspection, three weeks after the declaration of war against Germany

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: The HMS Victory - brought in to Portsmouth Harbour

The HMS Victory - brought in to Portsmouth Harbour
The HMS Victory - in Portsmouth Harbour. Fitted up as a Naval School of Telegrapha before becoming a floating signal school proper (as can be seen on this card) until 1904

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Old Curiosity Shop

Old Curiosity Shop
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP A view of the original shop on Portsmouth Street, London, immortalised by Charles Dickens in his novel of the same name

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Hms Dreadnought 1906

Hms Dreadnought 1906
The ship that gave her name to a new style of warship - the mighty HMS Dreadnought leaves Portsmouth harbour, escorted by a paddle-wheel tug

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries Poster

Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries Poster
Poster, Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries, showing a passenger plane G-ABVB above a map of the south coast. Save time, see more, give your holiday a flying start

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd (PS & IOWA), showing an aeroplane flying above a route map from London to the Isle of Wight, with a May to August timetable and fares

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Western Airways Poster

Western Airways Poster
Poster, Norman Edgar (Western Airways) Ltd, showing prices and times from Bristol to various destinations by Air Express Daily, including special day returns. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: England to South Africa Air Race Poster

England to South Africa Air Race Poster
Poster, The World Famous England to South Africa Air Race, from Portsmouth City Airport. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Pleasure Flights Poster

Pleasure Flights Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Bembridge Farm Aerodrome at any time by arrangement at the farm

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: The High Street, Titchfield, Hampshire

The High Street, Titchfield, Hampshire
The High Street, Titchfield, Fareham, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Date: 1900s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: St Vincent Sailing Ship

St Vincent Sailing Ship
Sailing warship of the Royal Navy, later a training ship at Portsmouth, Hampshire. Date: in 1908

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, showing a passenger airliner flying above a cruise liner. With a list of principal agents, fares and route map. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Submarine depot at Portsmouth Harbour

Submarine depot at Portsmouth Harbour
Pre-WWI submarine depot at Portsmouth Harbour

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd (PS & IOWA), Daily Air Services to Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, Portsmouth & Southsea, London. Book Here. 20th century

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Ship / Victory / Lantern Sli

Ship / Victory / Lantern Sli
Nelsons flagship moored in Portsmouth, circa 1895

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth, Hampshire - HMS Victory flying Nelsons signal

Portsmouth, Hampshire - HMS Victory flying Nelsons signal
Portsmouth, Hampshire - HMS Victory flying Nelsons famous signal ( ENGLAND CONFIDES (expects) THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY" Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Cody Kite Recovered

Cody Kite Recovered
The Royal Navy recover one of Codys military kites from Portsmouth Harbour. Date: 1903

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Southdown Omnibus

Southdown Omnibus
A modern omnibus, one of the Southdown fleet, a No 31 bus, destination Portsmouth and Southsea via Chichester and Bognor Regis, south coast of England

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth Prison Tread-wheel

Portsmouth Prison Tread-wheel
Prisoners on the tread-wheel at Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth Prison Gallery

Portsmouth Prison Gallery
One of the galleries at Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire, cell doors lining each side. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Naval Barracks, Portsmouth, Hampshire and City Coat of Arms

Naval Barracks, Portsmouth, Hampshire and City Coat of Arms Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: South Coast of England - The Hard, Portsmouth

South Coast of England - The Hard, Portsmouth
Victorian Glass Lantern slide from a series on the South Coast of England - The Hard, Portsmouth. Part of box 218 Boswell Collection; listed, Boswell Collection Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: H. M.s Neptune ready to be lauched 1909

H. M.s Neptune ready to be lauched 1909
H.M.S Neptune, the first of the Royal Navy super-Dreadnought battleships, photograph showing her in stocks ready for launching at Portsmouth Royal Dockyard

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth (exact location unknown)

Portsmouth (exact location unknown). The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Railway Station, Fareham, Hampshire

Railway Station, Fareham, Hampshire
Railway Station, Fareham, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Date: 1900s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Britain poster, HMS Victory, Southsea and Portsmouth

Britain poster, HMS Victory, Southsea and Portsmouth, bys Cribb for The Travel Association. Date: circa 1948

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Brochure design, Cobham Air Routes

Brochure design, Cobham Air Routes, serving London, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, the Isle of Wight, and Guernsey. circa 1935

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: The Hard and Entrance to the Dockyard - Portsea

The Hard and Entrance to the Dockyard - Portsea Island, Hampshire Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Weddle / Portsmouth F ball

Weddle / Portsmouth F ball
J Weddle, Centre Forward for Portsmouth

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman A-6E Intruder 149953

Grumman A-6E Intruder 149953
United States Navy - Grumman A-6E Intruder 149953 (base code AB, call-sign 512) of VA-34, tied down on USS America, moored in Portsmouth Harbour, September 1982. Date: 1982

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman F-14A Tomcat 159450

Grumman F-14A Tomcat 159450
United States Navy - Grumman F-14A Tomcat 159450 (base code AB, call-sign 204) of VF-33, tied down on USS America, moored in Portsmouth Harbour, September 1982. Date: 1982

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth Prison

Portsmouth Prison
A view of Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Portsmouth Prison - Exercise Yard

Portsmouth Prison - Exercise Yard
Men follow a circuit around the exercise yard at Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: HMS Eurydice, Portsmouth Harbour, 1878

HMS Eurydice, Portsmouth Harbour, 1878
Engraving showing HMS Eurydice in Portsmouth Harbour, shortly before her last voyage, 1878. Launched in 1843 as a 21-gun frigate, by 1878 Eurydice was being used as a training ship

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: A CCF crew

A CCF crew
Crewing a British fire appliance somewhere outside Portsmouth. The Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters (also known as the Volunteer Corps of Canadian Fire-fighters and simply as CCCF)

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Anglo-Russian Festival

Anglo-Russian Festival
A Russian sailor watching part of the huge crowd waiting to get on board the Soviet ships during the Portsmouth Festival of Friendship. Date: April 1956

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Edward Vii / French Fleet

Edward Vii / French Fleet
Edward VII welcomes the visit of the French fleet to Portsmouth - an outward expression of the growing rapprochement between the two countries

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Entrance to the dockyard, Portsmouth

Entrance to the dockyard, Portsmouth
Entrance to the dockyard at Portsmouth, where Lieutenant Commander Lionel Kenneth Phillip Buster Crabb (1909-1956) disappeared on 19 April 1956

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman E-1B Tracer 147231

Grumman E-1B Tracer 147231
United States Navy - Grumman E-1B Tracer 147231 (MSN 30, Model G-111), of VAW-121, ranged on the deck of USS Intrepid, moored in Portsmouth Harbour on 10 September 1972. Date: 1972

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152705

Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152705
United States Navy - Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152705 (MSN 61368), of HS-5, ranged on the deck of USS Intrepid, moored in Portsmouth Harbour on 10 September 1972. Date: 1972

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman S-2E Tracker 152348

Grumman S-2E Tracker 152348
United States Navy - Grumman S-2E Tracker 152348 (MSN 235C), of VS-27, on USS Intrepid in Portsmouth Harbour, 11 September 1971. Date: 1971

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman E-1B Tracer 148904

Grumman E-1B Tracer 148904
United States Navy - Grumman E-1B Tracer 148904 (msn 69), of VAW-121, ranged in the hangar of USS Intrepid, moored in Portsmouth Harbour, on 11 September 1971. Date: 1971

Background imagePortsmouth Collection: Grumman E-1B Tracer 148905

Grumman E-1B Tracer 148905
United States Navy - Grumman E-1B Tracer 148905 (msn 70), of VAW-121, ranged on the deck of USS Intrepid, moored in Portsmouth Harbour, on 11 September 1971. Date: 1971



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