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Background imagePosing Collection: Winston Churchill Holding a Sub-Machine Gun

Winston Churchill Holding a Sub-Machine Gun
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) - pictured holding a Sub-Machine Gun. Date: circa 1940

Background imagePosing Collection: Pickled onion advertisement

Pickled onion advertisement
A showcard for pickled onions, showing an humanised housewife onion posing by a jar

Background imagePosing Collection: Nude pin-up by David Wright

Nude pin-up by David Wright
Pin-up by David Wright, almost entirely nude, save for a pair of high heeled shoes and a book she has been reading placed strategically in her lap. c.1945

Background imagePosing Collection: Seven women police officers in netball team

Seven women police officers in netball team
Seven women police officers in the 1954 Met Police netball team, posing with a ball and a netball post. They include Heather Walker, Nora Blacklock, June Barrett and Pat Stacke. Date: 1954

Background imagePosing Collection: Croydon Fire Brigade, South Norwood station

Croydon Fire Brigade, South Norwood station
The firefighters of the Croydon Fire Brigade serving at South Norwood station, South Norwood High Street, together with their horse drawn manual fire engine

Background imagePosing Collection: Catford Police Station with officers posing outside

Catford Police Station with officers posing outside
Catford Police Station in south east London with officers posing outside. Date: 1850

Background imagePosing Collection: Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves

Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves
Three Coldstream Guards posing in uniform, with their weapons, in a photograph entitled Crimean Braves. The men are Joseph Numa, John Potter and James Deal

Background imagePosing Collection: Couple with red car at Coverack, Cornwall

Couple with red car at Coverack, Cornwall. 1982

Background imagePosing Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, handler at Peterborough Show

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, handler at Peterborough Show
Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Tom Newman, the Duke of Beauforts huntsman, taking part as a handler at the Peterborough Foxhound Show

Background imagePosing Collection: Artistic Italian nude standing amid stylised watery backdrop

Artistic Italian nude standing amid stylised watery backdrop
draped drape sheer white cloth nudity nude model poses pose posing stylised artistic postcard erotic naked woman Italian backdrop studio photography photograph attractive form body Date: circa 1905

Background imagePosing Collection: LCC-MFB firefighters at West Hampstead fire station

LCC-MFB firefighters at West Hampstead fire station
Station 20 was West Hampstead fire station, opened in 1901 at 325 West End Road. The firemen are pictured with their horse drawn steam fire engine on the forecourt of the station

Background imagePosing Collection: Three cockle women of Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Three cockle women of Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Three cockle women of South Wales, in a posed photograph. They are probably from the coastal village of Llangwm, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imagePosing Collection: Understudy by David Wright

Understudy by David Wright, showing a model posing in a negligee. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imagePosing Collection: Advertisement for Cadburys Golden Key

Advertisement for Cadburys Golden Key -- male and female models (Barry Trengove and Geraldine Hill) posing. 1959

Background imagePosing Collection: Salvatore Giuliano

Salvatore Giuliano
The Italian bandit, Salvatore Giuliano, posing outside his mountain hideout in Sicily. Date: 1950s

Background imagePosing Collection: Red-headed girl seated in a sheer red dress

Red-headed girl seated in a sheer red dress. Painting by David Wright reproduced in Men Only Magazine

Background imagePosing Collection: Two girls on a 1934 Matchless motorcycle

Two girls on a 1934 Matchless motorcycle
Two young girls pose for photograph sitting on a 1934 Matchless 250cc ohv motorcycle, circa 1934

Background imagePosing Collection: Lady on a 1939 / 40 Harley Davidson motorcycle

Lady on a 1939 / 40 Harley Davidson motorcycle
Young lady poses with her 1939/40 Harley Davidson 1000cc Knucklehead motorcycle in front of house in the 1940s Young lady poses with her 1939/40 Harley Davidson 1000cc Knucklehead motorcycle in front

Background imagePosing Collection: Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance

Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance
Firefighters of the Ealing Fire Brigade, West London, with a horse-drawn appliance, and a policeman standing alongside

Background imagePosing Collection: Gracie Fields Home and Orphanage, Peacehaven, Sussex

Gracie Fields Home and Orphanage, Peacehaven, Sussex
Children and staff stand in front of the orphanage and childrens home at Peacehaven in East Sussex. The home was opened in 1933 by the singing star Gracie Fields to care for the children of parents

Background imagePosing Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
The movie legend Charlie Chaplin in classic pose

Background imagePosing Collection: Lady Duff-Gordons beautiful mannequins

Lady Duff-Gordons beautiful mannequins
Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon, a leading fashion designer better known by her professional name, Lucile. She was the proprietor of Lucile s, Hanover Square, famous for the emotional gown

Background imagePosing Collection: Boys Brigade Boy C1903

Boys Brigade Boy C1903
A boy in his Boys Brigade uniform, posing for a studio photograph with a garden backdrop

Background imagePosing Collection: Advertisement for Ford Anglia cars

Advertisement for Ford Anglia cars -- male and female models posing (Geraldine Hill, Susan Ingram and Ossie O Leary). 1959

Background imagePosing Collection: Chateau Margaux, Medoc - International Press Conference

Chateau Margaux, Medoc - International Press Conference
Chateau Margaux, Medoc, Gironde, France - hosting an International Press Conference. The delegates all pose for a group photograph. Date: 1907

Background imagePosing Collection: Metropolitan Police officers with hand ambulance

Metropolitan Police officers with hand ambulance
Three Metropolitan Police officers posing for their photograph with a Bischoffsheim hand ambulance at the rear of Uxbridge Police Station

Background imagePosing Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
Pioneer film comedian Charlie Chaplin

Background imagePosing Collection: Man on a 1927 Model A Ariel motorcycle

Man on a 1927 Model A Ariel motorcycle
Young man on a Ariel 1927 Model A (557cc side valve with Burman gearbox) outside wooden shed circa 1930

Background imagePosing Collection: Minnie Duncan music hall coster act

Minnie Duncan music hall coster act
Minnie Duncan of the music hall double act Duncan and Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey). Wearing coster costume of long black skirt with full-length white apron, shawl and large hat with ostrich feathers

Background imagePosing Collection: Barbara Hepworth, English artist and sculptor

Barbara Hepworth, English artist and sculptor
Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), English artist and sculptor. circa 1948

Background imagePosing Collection: Man on his 1956 / 7 Royal Enfield motorcycle

Man on his 1956 / 7 Royal Enfield motorcycle
Travelling biker on his 1956/7 Royal Enfield Meteor motorcycle outside the Post Office at John O Groats in the late 1950s

Background imagePosing Collection: People on a 1939 Norton motorcycle & sidecar

People on a 1939 Norton motorcycle & sidecar
Two men and a woman in sidecar on a 1939 Norton model 16H motorcycle combination in the early 1940s

Background imagePosing Collection: Boy & girl on a 1922 Royal Enfield motorcycle & sidecar in a

Boy & girl on a 1922 Royal Enfield motorcycle & sidecar in a
Young boy and girl pose for a studio photograph on a 1922 Royal Enfield motorcycle & sidecar combination

Background imagePosing Collection: Man & 1948 Triumph motorcycle

Man & 1948 Triumph motorcycle
Man on his 1948 Triumph Trophy 500cc motorcycle road side circa 1950

Background imagePosing Collection: Winston Churchill posing in the garden of the White House

Winston Churchill posing in the garden of the White House
Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, posing hte the grounds of the White House, Washington, dressed in his siren suit. Churchill was in the USA for a meeting with Franklin D

Background imagePosing Collection: Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match

Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match
Bob Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), British boxer, v Peter Felix (1866-1926), Australian boxer, in a heavyweight match -- Fitzsimmons met Felix

Background imagePosing Collection: Advertisement for Silvikrin hair products

Advertisement for Silvikrin hair products -- male and female models posing. 1959

Background imagePosing Collection: Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Sitting on the grass before the last section (and gates) of the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England. Date: early 1950s

Background imagePosing Collection: Butchers shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Butchers shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
An impressive display of meat and poultry outside a butchers shop at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, with the butcher and assistants posing for their photo on the pavement. circa 1900

Background imagePosing Collection: A cockle woman of Pembrokeshire, South Wales

A cockle woman of Pembrokeshire, South Wales
An elderly cockle woman of South Wales, in a posed photograph with a painted backdrop behind her. She is probably from the coastal village of Llangwm, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed

Background imagePosing Collection: Racehorse Solario posing for the brush of Alfred J Munnings

Racehorse Solario posing for the brush of Alfred J Munnings
The great racehorse Solario, owned by Sir John Rutherford, posing for the brush of the great animal artist Alfred J Munnings (1878-1959) Date: 1926

Background imagePosing Collection: The Penmare Boozy-Doos, Hayle Carnival, Cornwall

The Penmare Boozy-Doos, Hayle Carnival, Cornwall
The Penmare Boozy-Doos at the Hayle Carnival, Cornwall -- men in drag, in drum majorette costumes. Date: circa 1980s

Background imagePosing Collection: Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress

Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress
Marianne Faithfull (b.1946), English singer, songwriter and actress. Seen here as a teenager at the Prospect Theatre, Reading, where she went to school. circa 1962

Background imagePosing Collection: Photographs of Miss Nina Payne in the Sketch

Photographs of Miss Nina Payne in the Sketch
Black and white photographs in the Sketch of Miss Nina Payne, a popular dancer, giving her Egyptian Temple dance at the Coliseum, London

Background imagePosing Collection: Veiled Turkish beauty looking into an oval mirror

Veiled Turkish beauty looking into an oval mirror
Veiled Turkish Oriental Eastern beauty admiring herself in an oval mirror (set into an elegantly carved frame) in this stylish Studio Photograph aimed squarely at the Tourist market! Date: circa 1908

Background imagePosing Collection: Gwili Andre

Gwili Andre
Danish model and actress Gwili Andre (1907-1959), born Gurli Andresen, starring in Roar Of The Dragon at the beginning of her brief Hollywood career. Date: 1932

Background imagePosing Collection: Three ladies on a 1908 Phelon & Moore motorcycle

Three ladies on a 1908 Phelon & Moore motorcycle
Three ladies pose for a photograph on a 1908 Phelon & Moore 500cc 4-stroke motorcycle on Brighton Parade circa 1912

Background imagePosing Collection: Lady and a 27 EW 600cc F28 Sport Douglas Motorcycle

Lady and a 27 EW 600cc F28 Sport Douglas Motorcycle
Smiling lady holding camera, posed for a photograph beside a 1927 Douglas 600cc Twin motorcycle in country lane circa 1930



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