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Background imagePrepares Collection: 1930S Snooker Game

1930S Snooker Game
A snooker player prepares to play a shot as his partner looks on. Their smart attire reflects the gentlemanly traditions of the game

Background imagePrepares Collection: Battle of Agincourt

Battle of Agincourt
The English army prepares for battle on the morning of Agincourt

Background imagePrepares Collection: Golf at St Andrews 1881

Golf at St Andrews 1881
A golfer prepares to drive the ball during a round on the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland

Background imagePrepares Collection: Medieval Archer

Medieval Archer
A medieval archer prepares to fire his bow

Background imagePrepares Collection: Cromwell at Dunbar

Cromwell at Dunbar
Cromwell prepares to fight the Scots at DUNBAR

Background imagePrepares Collection: WW1 - German Espionage - in disguise as a woman

WW1 - German Espionage - in disguise as a woman
WW1 - The Little German Maid - German Espionage - a German soldier prepares to get into disguise as a woman in order to infiltrate an approaching band of allied cavalry troops. Date: 1915

Background imagePrepares Collection: Man prepares his hair ready for his wedding day - Djibouti

Man prepares his hair ready for his wedding day - Djibouti, East Africa. Date: 1908

Background imagePrepares Collection: DRUNK MONK

DRUNK MONK
A portly monk with a moustache smiles to himself as he prepares to drink a glass of wine or a similar tipple

Background imagePrepares Collection: Graf Zeppelin Takeoff

Graf Zeppelin Takeoff
GRAF ZEPPELIN People mill around as the Airship prepares for take off

Background imagePrepares Collection: U-Boats - Cutaway

U-Boats - Cutaway
The internal accommodation of a U-boat as it prepares to attack a convoy of Allied merchantmen : though labelled U-65, the Germans did not at this time possess 65 U-boats

Background imagePrepares Collection: Golf / French Lady

Golf / French Lady
A French lady golfer prepares to hit the ball

Background imagePrepares Collection: Peeling Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire

Peeling Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire
A young girl peeling a large tub Potatoes in the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imagePrepares Collection: Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire

Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire
The proprietor/owner washes Potatoes in a rotary hand-cranked washer prior to peeling at the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imagePrepares Collection: Dipping plaice in batter - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Dipping plaice in batter - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
The owner/proprietor dipping plaice (or another type of flat fish) into a ceramic pot of batter in a Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire, before placing into the hot fat fryer behind

Background imagePrepares Collection: Buddha and Sujata

Buddha and Sujata
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA, known as the BUDDHA ( Enlightened One ) He is entertained by Sujata, daughter of a village lord, who prepares very special foods to nourish him

Background imagePrepares Collection: Alain Gerbault Sails

Alain Gerbault Sails
Intrepid French yachtsman ALAIN GERBAULT prepares to cross the Pacific, alone, in his boat the Firecrest

Background imagePrepares Collection: Ethiopia / Call to War

Ethiopia / Call to War
Smoke signals summon the country-men to join their regiments as Ethiopia prepares for war

Background imagePrepares Collection: F H Butler (Vanity Fair)

F H Butler (Vanity Fair)
FRANK HEDGES BUTLER, noted balloonist, looks down from the hot air balloon basket he is riding in and prepares to speak through his megaphone

Background imagePrepares Collection: Ritemp Washing Machine

Ritemp Washing Machine
A housewife prepares to drain her English Electric Ritemp washing machine, simply and rapidly, into bucket or drain, according to the instruction book

Background imagePrepares Collection: A Ladies Archery Match in Regents Park

A Ladies Archery Match in Regents Park
A lady prepares her bow and arrow at an archery match in the Royal Toxophilite Societys Grounds in Regents Park, London

Background imagePrepares Collection: GIRL / MOTHERs POSY 1887

GIRL / MOTHERs POSY 1887
A little girl prepares a posy for her mother

Background imagePrepares Collection: Pilot of a Consolidated B-24 US Army Airforce Bomber

Pilot of a Consolidated B-24 US Army Airforce Bomber climbing into his aircraft, prior to take-off. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePrepares Collection: Assassination of Lincoln

Assassination of Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth prepares to shoot the US President Abraham Lincoln at Fords Theatre, Washington. Lincoln died of the gunshot wound on the morning of 15 April

Background imagePrepares Collection: Ivory Workshop

Ivory Workshop
A man prepares an ivory tusk in his workshop

Background imagePrepares Collection: Curry&rice / Officer Rides

Curry&rice / Officer Rides
A young officer prepares to go riding. A servant puts the final touches to his uniform while another holds his pony which is far too small for him

Background imagePrepares Collection: WW2 - There's A Hun Plane!

WW2 - There's A Hun Plane!
A short story illustration which shows a military man sitting with a girl, he spots an enemy plane in the sky and prepares to get down! Date: circa 1940

Background imagePrepares Collection: Manchester housewife switches on the lights on Copenhagen's

Manchester housewife switches on the lights on Copenhagen's
A competition winner: Manchester housewife prepares to switch on the lights on Copenhagen's Christmas tree. Date: circa 1960

Background imagePrepares Collection: The Village of Waterloo, with travellers purchasing relics

The Village of Waterloo, with travellers purchasing relics
The Village of Waterloo, with travellers purchasing the relics that were found in the field of battle, 1815 (c).Oil on panel, signed lower left Geo Jones, by George Jones (1786-1869), 1821 (c)

Background imagePrepares Collection: ETIENNE MARCEL 2

ETIENNE MARCEL 2
Marcel, seeking reform and hostile to Jean II and his son, the future Charles V, prepares to open the Paris gates to the king of Navarre but is murdered by Maillart. Date: 31 July 1358

Background imagePrepares Collection: HUNDING'S DRAUGHT

HUNDING'S DRAUGHT
Act One : Siglind prepares Hunding's draught

Background imagePrepares Collection: A bedchamber : an elderly man lies in bed, while his wife reads to him some comforting scriptures

A bedchamber : an elderly man lies in bed, while his wife reads to him some comforting scriptures and a maidservant prepares to bring him some even more comforting hot soup Date: circa 1470

Background imagePrepares Collection: Cat death in Egypt

Cat death in Egypt
An aristocratic lady of ancient Egypt prepares to go into mourning for the death of her cat Date: BC

Background imagePrepares Collection: A steam train ride for children

A steam train ride for children
Scale working steam train preparing to give ride to children. Date: 1950s

Background imagePrepares Collection: Paris Prepares for Spring Fashions: showing two

Paris Prepares for Spring Fashions: showing two three-piece suits from Doeuillet and a gown from Germaine, Paris, 1925 Date: 1925

Background imagePrepares Collection: America - Preparing To Burn Fort Motte

America - Preparing To Burn Fort Motte
Rebecca Motte Holds An Ornate African Archers Bow As She Prepares To Burn Fort Motte During The American War of Independence Date: 1781

Background imagePrepares Collection: U. S. Troops Storm Chapultepec

U. S. Troops Storm Chapultepec
The battle of Chapultepec was key in the larger battle over Mexico City, and was a quick victory for the Americans. A soldier holding an American flag stands on a rock in the middle of

Background imagePrepares Collection: Salute the Rooshians? Aye, aye, Sir : a British sailor prepares to fire a cannon

Salute the Rooshians? Aye, aye, Sir : a British sailor prepares to fire a cannon Date: 1854

Background imagePrepares Collection: Woman Sipping Liqueur at Station Date: 1905

Woman Sipping Liqueur at Station Date: 1905

Background imagePrepares Collection: Couple Play in Alps Date: 1948

Couple Play in Alps Date: 1948

Background imagePrepares Collection: Changing Motor Oil Date: 1950

Changing Motor Oil Date: 1950

Background imagePrepares Collection: Girl Makes a Wish Date: 1950

Girl Makes a Wish Date: 1950

Background imagePrepares Collection: Doctor and Patient Date: 1944

Doctor and Patient Date: 1944

Background imagePrepares Collection: Allergy testing

Allergy testing
State Enrolled Nurse Anna Glendinning prepares a skin patch test to determine causes of allergies. Date: circa 1980

Background imagePrepares Collection: FRENCH BUTCHER W / A BULL

FRENCH BUTCHER W / A BULL
A French butcher prepares to slaughter a bull while others look on. Date: circa 1760

Background imagePrepares Collection: SOCIAL / NATIVE ATTACK

SOCIAL / NATIVE ATTACK
A white family is attacked by native Americans; a woman prepares to defend the house with a rifle Date: circa 1650

Background imagePrepares Collection: SOCIAL / PARISIENNE 1903

SOCIAL / PARISIENNE 1903
A Parisienne prepares for the day with the help of her maid, while a friend sits and watches Date: 1903

Background imagePrepares Collection: C19 BILLIARD PLAYER

C19 BILLIARD PLAYER
A moustachioed chap prepares to play a shot. Date: 19th century

Background imagePrepares Collection: WOMAN PREPARES TO DYE

WOMAN PREPARES TO DYE
A woman prepares a dye mixture before adding it to a basin of water. Date: 1940s



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