Skip to main content

Profession Collection

Background imageProfession Collection: Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth

Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth. late 19th century

Background imageProfession Collection: Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford

Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford
Studio portrait of a Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford. circa 1860s

Background imageProfession Collection: Too Many Cooks

Too Many Cooks -- photograph of four chefs (possibly French). circa late 19th century

Background imageProfession 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 imageProfession Collection: Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium

Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium
Aerial view of the Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium, a public garden noted for its statues of representatives from traditional professions. Date: circa 1900

Background imageProfession Collection: Signwriters at work

Signwriters at work
A wonderful photograph by Heinz Zinram showing a master signwriter at work, with his younger collegue (or apprentice) behind. A study in concentration, accuracy and exactitude in the craftsmans art

Background imageProfession Collection: Typical Bulgarian Outfits, 1885

Typical Bulgarian Outfits, 1885
4 typical Bulgarian outfits of the time, 1885. We see the national costume, a water seller, a lady, and a peasant woman. Part of a piece on the crisis in Eastern Roumelia

Background imageProfession Collection: Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy

Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy. Nineteenth-century colored engraving

Background imageProfession Collection: Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of

Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of the 14th century

Background imageProfession Collection: The old city bellman, Norwich

The old city bellman, Norwich
Photograph of an old city bellman in Norwich, UK 1905

Background imageProfession Collection: Wig Shop - Middle Temple, London

Wig Shop - Middle Temple, London
E Albins Wigmaker and Hair Cutters Shop, selling wigs to the members of the Legal Profession, based in the vicinity of the Middle Temple, London. Date: 1857

Background imageProfession Collection: Traffic Warden

Traffic Warden
A London traffic warden issuing a parking ticket to a hapless motorist. Not a popular profession. Date: 1980

Background imageProfession Collection: Advertisement for Eastmans butchers

Advertisement for Eastmans butchers -- temptation for a confirmed vegetarian! Date: early 20th century

Background imageProfession Collection: Mrs Roy Devereux, editor of Mayfair magazine

Mrs Roy Devereux, editor of Mayfair magazine. 1897

Background imageProfession Collection: Recruitment poster, Nursing is Vital War Work, WW2

Recruitment poster, Nursing is Vital War Work, WW2
Recruitment poster, Nursing is Vital War Work, Second World War Date: circa 1941

Background imageProfession Collection: Advert, The Burlington Engraving Co Ltd, London

Advert, The Burlington Engraving Co Ltd, London
Advert, engraver engraving a printing plate for the Burlington Engraving Co Ltd, Goswell Road, London EC1 Date: 1928

Background imageProfession Collection: Spain, Madrid. Exhibition of men's clothing

Spain, Madrid. Exhibition of men's clothing, held by the Society of Master Tailors (Sociedad de Maestros de Sastre) La Confianza. It took place at the end of November 1881

Background imageProfession Collection: London School of Medicine for Women, Hunter Street

London School of Medicine for Women, Hunter Street. Date: 1898

Background imageProfession Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Spanish farmer

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Spanish farmer, drawing by Victorio Macho published in the magazine Madrid (1937). Drawing

Background imageProfession Collection: Helen Mayo, well-known female dentist. Date: 1929

Helen Mayo, well-known female dentist. Date: 1929

Background imageProfession Collection: Portrait of well-dressed North African man, probably Algeria

Portrait of well-dressed North African man, probably Algeria
Vintage 19th century photograph: Portrait of a well-dressed North African man, probably Algeria

Background imageProfession Collection: Portrait of veiled woman, North Afrcia, Algeria or Tunisia

Portrait of veiled woman, North Afrcia, Algeria or Tunisia
Vintage 19th century photograph: Portrait of a veiled woman, North Afrcia, Algeria or Tunisia

Background imageProfession Collection: Young veiled North African women, probably Algeria / Tunisia

Young veiled North African women, probably Algeria / Tunisia
Vintage 19th century photograph: Portrait of young veiled North African women, probably Algeria or Tunisia

Background imageProfession Collection: Portrait of a Jewish Rabbi, Palestine, late 19th century

Portrait of a Jewish Rabbi, Palestine, late 19th century
Vintage 19th century photograph: Portrait of a Jewish Rabbi, Palestine, late 19th century

Background imageProfession Collection: Portrait of a North African woman with a pot

Portrait of a North African woman with a pot
Vintage 19th century photograph: Portrait of a North African woman with a pot

Background imageProfession Collection: Barefoot shoeshine boy, North Africa, possibly Egypt c. 1880s

Barefoot shoeshine boy, North Africa, possibly Egypt c. 1880s
Vintage 19th century photograph: Barefoot shoeshine boy, North Africa, possibly Egypt, c.1880s

Background imageProfession Collection: Young North African soldier with his gun

Young North African soldier with his gun

Background imageProfession Collection: Broom and feather duster seller, Japan

Broom and feather duster seller, Japan
Vintage 19th century photograph: Broom and feather duster seller, Japan

Background imageProfession Collection: Well dressed North African man, probably Algeria

Well dressed North African man, probably Algeria

Background imageProfession Collection: Cartoon, A candidate for the new acting academy

Cartoon, A candidate for the new acting academy - The Church is no longer the only Profession open to the Fool of the Family. 1880s

Background imageProfession Collection: London School of Medicine for Women, Hunter Street

London School of Medicine for Women, Hunter Street - The Training of a Lady Doctor. 1898

Background imageProfession Collection: Margaret Kidd, first woman barrister at House of Lords

Margaret Kidd, first woman barrister at House of Lords
Margaret Henderson Kidd, first woman barrister to be briefed at the Bar of the House of Lords. She was the daughter of Mr. James Kidd an ex-M.P. for Linlithgowshire. Date: 1926

Background imageProfession Collection: First professional female chauffeur 1909

First professional female chauffeur 1909
Sheila O Neill, the first professional female chauffeur in London, photographed in her car, with a medical accident emergency case on the seat next to her that reads " Miss Sheilah O

Background imageProfession Collection: Amateur female photographers at work 1890

Amateur female photographers at work 1890
Amateur female photographers at work in the Court of Lions in the Alhambra, Granada. Woman played an active role in the development of photography as a medium and by the 1890 s

Background imageProfession Collection: Rachel Beer, British newspaper editor

Rachel Beer, British newspaper editor
Rachel Beer (nee Sassoon, 1858-1927), British newspaper editor, editor-in-chief of The Sunday Times and The Observer. 1897

Background imageProfession Collection: Ethel Comyns Lewer, editor of The Feathered World

Ethel Comyns Lewer, editor of The Feathered World
Ethel Harriet Comyns Lewer (1861-1946), periodical proprietor and editor of The Feathered World. and author of Poultry Keeping (1914). 1897

Background imageProfession Collection: Gillian Debenham, editor of Judy magazine

Gillian Debenham, editor of Judy magazine
Gillian Debenham, editor of Judy, the comic magazine. 1897

Background imageProfession Collection: Advert, John Mackay & Co, Edinburgh, Scotland

Advert, John Mackay & Co, Edinburgh, Scotland
Advert for John Mackay & Co, Manufacturing Chemists, Edinburgh, Scotland. 1905

Background imageProfession Collection: Cartoon, Boxing Kangaroo, What is the profession coming to?

Cartoon, Boxing Kangaroo, What is the profession coming to?
Cartoon, Boxing Kangaroo, What is the Profession coming to? 1892

Background imageProfession Collection: James Braid, Professional Golfers Dinner

James Braid, Professional Golfers Dinner
Black and white photo of James Braid, the Scottish golfer being presented with a diploma having been elected Vice-President of the Professionals Golfing Association. Date: 22nd March 1950

Background imageProfession Collection: The hour and the man - James Braid carries starting clock

The hour and the man - James Braid carries starting clock
The hour and the man - photo of golfer James Braid carrying the starting clock to the tee during the English Ladies golf championship at Walton Heath 1928

Background imageProfession Collection: Scottish golf team after the Professional International 1936

Scottish golf team after the Professional International 1936
Still no luck - Photo of the defeated Scottish golf team after the Professional International Golf match including Scottish James Braid (centre) 1936

Background imageProfession Collection: Waiting for Legal Advice

Waiting for Legal Advice

Background imageProfession Collection: Venetian hairdresser at work

Venetian hairdresser at work. early 17th century

Background imageProfession Collection: The parliamentary female

The parliamentary female
Father of the family: " Come, dear; we so seldom go out together now- can t you take us all to the play tonight!" Mistress of the House, and MP: " How you talk, Charles

Background imageProfession Collection: Dentistry Emblem Date: 1950

Dentistry Emblem Date: 1950

Background imageProfession Collection: Gibbs Happy Families - Mr Tooth

Gibbs Happy Families - Mr Tooth the Dentist. Date: 20th century



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping