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Potatoes Collection

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Heath Robinson Kitchen 3 of 4

Heath Robinson Kitchen 3 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Kitchen. A busy Kitchen, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Wartime poster, save bread, serve potatoes

Wartime poster, save bread, serve potatoes
Wartime poster encouraging people to save bread (and you save lives), serve potatoes (and you serve the country). Depicting a loaf of bread inside a lifebelt. 1940s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Black Waiter with Thanksgiving Turkey

Black Waiter with Thanksgiving Turkey
A jovial black waiter in America raises aloft the Thanksgiving Turkey on this Greetings card

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast
A mouth-watering Sunday roast meal - a joint of roast beef, served with roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Raleigh / Potatoes / Ireland

Raleigh / Potatoes / Ireland
SIR WALTER RALEIGH English navigator supervising the first planting of potatoes in Ireland

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Crop-Spraying Potatoes

Crop-Spraying Potatoes
A farmer uses horse-drawn machinery to spray main-crop potatoes with Bordeaux Mixture as a preventative against late blight, on an Essex farm near Rickling

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Potato Clamp

Potato Clamp
Men storing potatoes, covering clamps of them with straw on a farm in Surrey, England

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Human vegetable figure

Human vegetable figure. circa 1825

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Gathering Seaweed at Le Hocq, Jersey, Channel Islands

Gathering Seaweed at Le Hocq, Jersey, Channel Islands - the principle growing agent for the famed Jersey Royal Potatoes, although used less these days. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Wartime cuisine - fish and chips

Wartime cuisine - fish and chips
Wartime rashioning during the Second World War. A plate of steak and veg is a dream, but at least there is still fish and chips to keep the spirits up and the bellies full! Date: circa early 1940s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Lifting Potatoes

Lifting Potatoes
Potato lifting using horses and plough, near Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Background imagePotatoes Collection: W Heath Robinson - Peeling Potatoes by Gramophone

W Heath Robinson - Peeling Potatoes by Gramophone

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Town Hall, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Town Hall, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
The Town Hall, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, framed by the front page of The Amherst Record for 19 September 1906. Date: 1906

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Aa Parmentier / P Journal

Aa Parmentier / P Journal
ANTOINE-AUGUSTIN PARMENTIER Centenary celebration of the man who introduced the potato to France

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Girl Peels Potatoes 1878

Girl Peels Potatoes 1878
A little girl sits in the kitchen peeling potatoes, while the cat watches her

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Woman and vegetable stall, East End of London

Woman and vegetable stall, East End of London
Woman selling vegetables from a stall in a market in Londons East End. The prices are in old currency, with D for penny. Date: circa 1950s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Picking potatoes in Cornwall

Picking potatoes in Cornwall

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Shipping potatoes, Jersey

Shipping potatoes, Jersey

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Shipping potatoes from Jersey, early 1900s

Shipping potatoes from Jersey, early 1900s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Jersey shipping potatoes early 1900s

Jersey shipping potatoes early 1900s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Illustration, Bristlewoods, vegetable patch

Illustration, Bristlewoods, vegetable patch
Caricature illustration by Frank Reynolds, of a man and woman labouring on new vegetable patch, lifting turf and planting potatoes. Captioned, Bristlewoods see it through'

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Advert, Dig for Victory Now! Ministry of Agriculture, WW2

Advert, Dig for Victory Now! Ministry of Agriculture, WW2 Date: 1942

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Regency gentleman using a whip to steer a horse

Regency gentleman using a whip to steer a horse. Behind him, two women in a gig struggle to control their horse. How to Turn any Horse, Mare or Gelding

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Irish gentleman in his cell, Dublin prison, 1821

Irish gentleman in his cell, Dublin prison, 1821
Irish gentleman in his cell with other inmates, Dublin prison, 1821. Captain Blake introduces a ragged exciseman. Sheriffs Prison - Introducing Swan the Exciseman

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Army officers performing the Wetting the Commission ritual

Army officers performing the Wetting the Commission ritual
Army officers performing a ritual commission ceremony. An officer wets a document in a bowl of punch with a sword at the Elephant and Castle pub. Wetting an Irish Commission

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Cottage Life, mother peeling potatoes

Cottage Life, mother peeling potatoes. mid-19th century

Background imagePotatoes Collection: A hot potato seller

A hot potato seller
Hot potatoes. A hot potato salesman plying his trade on a London street. Date: 1885

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Harvest Festival at Charminster School, West Dorset

Harvest Festival at Charminster School, West Dorset, England - 23rd September 1943 1943

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Forager the puppy sniffs at the Irish stew

Forager the puppy sniffs at the Irish stew
Caught at last -- Forager the puppy sniffs at the Irish stew, onions and potatoes on a plate. Date: 1912

Background imagePotatoes Collection: FRIED BREAKFAST

FRIED BREAKFAST
A hearty fried breakfast of sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast, fried potatoes and parsley to garnish Date: 1950s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: DRESSED VEGETABLES

DRESSED VEGETABLES
Stuffed tomatoes - Vegetable Marrow a la creme - Spinach - Potato Croquettes - Haricot Beans - Tossed Mushrooms - Wafer Potatoes - New Carrots and White Sauce. Bon appetit! Date: circa 1900

Background imagePotatoes Collection: CREAMED POTATOES & PEAS CREAMED POTATOES & PEAS

CREAMED POTATOES & PEAS CREAMED POTATOES & PEAS
Creamed potatoes and peas, topped off with a poached egg. What could be nicer? Date: 1950s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: JACKET POTATOES

JACKET POTATOES
Stuffed baked potatoes, an excellent supper dish for a cold evening. The potatoes can cook without attention and the filling can be left waiting until a moment before serving. Date: 1940s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: VEGETARIAN DISH

VEGETARIAN DISH
A vegetarian dish, including brussel sprouts, creamed potatoes, diced turnip and other unidentified vegetables. Date: 1930s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: POACHED EGG & PEAS POACHED EGG & PEAS

POACHED EGG & PEAS POACHED EGG & PEAS
The rather unappetising combination of poached egg, mashed potatoes and peas. Date: 1940s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Baked potato seller 1870

Baked potato seller 1870
The baked potato man selling hot potatoes on a wintry day. Date: 1870

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Farm tools. Wooden spade and wodden potato hoe. The National

Farm tools. Wooden spade and wodden potato hoe. The National Museum of Finland. Helsinki

Background imagePotatoes Collection: WW2 poster, Dig on for Victory

WW2 poster, Dig on for Victory, designed by Peter Fraser. Showing a man with home-grown vegetables and a gardening fork. Date: early 1940s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: WW2 - Shortage of Potatoes in Britain during the War

WW2 - Shortage of Potatoes in Britain during the War
Sorry No Potatoes - a British housewife has limited choice for her vegetable purchasing, as potato stocks dry up due to tight rationing control over supply - December, 1941. Date: 1941

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Bakers with bread on a Christmas card

Bakers with bread on a Christmas card -- He knows which side his bread is buttered. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Card game, The Streets of London

Card game, The Streets of London - Baked Potato Seller. circa 1880

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Giant potato, Barnesville, Minnesota, USA

Giant potato, Barnesville, Minnesota, USA
A giant potato at Barnesville, Minnesota, USA, a big potato-growing area. An annual potato festival is held there. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePotatoes Collection: WW2 - London Auxiliary Ambulance Service Driver on the farm

WW2 - London Auxiliary Ambulance Service Driver on the farm
WW2 - British Home front, October 1941 - Mrs John Steel, daughter of Sir Bernard Spilsbury, British Pathologist, lends her hand to the war effort

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Friends at Table

Friends at Table
Engraving by an unknown artist showing a man at his dinner table eating chops, potatoes and bread watched by two hungry dogs and a cat

Background imagePotatoes Collection: School Dinners 1956

School Dinners 1956
Pupils tuck into their school dinners at the Dorothy Stringer Secondary School, Brighton

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Harry Conlin / G Cooke

Harry Conlin / G Cooke
HARRY CONLIN Music hall entertainer " In love"

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Label design, Deer Mark Sweet Potatoes

Label design, Deer Mark Sweet Potatoes
Label design, Deer Mark Louisiana Porto Rican Sweet Potatoes. early 20th century

Background imagePotatoes Collection: Label design, Don t Cry Sweet Potatoes

Label design, Don t Cry Sweet Potatoes
Label design, Don t Cry Louisiana Commercial Sweet Potatoes. early 20th century



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