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Background imageProud Collection: Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery

Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery and know the pride of being a gunner. 1940s

Background imageProud Collection: Twins by Louis Wain

Twins by Louis Wain
A proud feline mother holds her two naughty twin kittens

Background imageProud Collection: Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road

Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road
The Metropolitan Music Hall, 207 Edgware Road London - a very fine Music Hall which was sadly demolished in 1963 to allow the building of a flyover for the A40

Background imageProud Collection: German postcard, Kaiser Wilhelm and Hindenburg, WW1

German postcard, Kaiser Wilhelm and Hindenburg, WW1
German propaganda postcard, Germanys Pride, depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II and Field Marshal Von Hindenburg standing side by side in uniform during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageProud Collection: Colonel Rollet, French Foreign Legion, France, WW1

Colonel Rollet, French Foreign Legion, France, WW1
Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Frederic Rollet (1875-1941), General in the French Foreign Legion, Regiment de Marche. Seen here during the First World War, probably at Verdun, northern France

Background imageProud Collection: Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A rather run-down farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The windows are in a poor state, and one of them is boarded up

Background imageProud Collection: Woman Butcher 1920S

Woman Butcher 1920S
A young British female butcher proudly displays her freshly slaughtered pigs, hanging from their hooks. Date: 1920s

Background imageProud Collection: Icis Imperial Image

Icis Imperial Image
ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries) helps Britannia rule the waves in the great days when the word imperial is one to be proud of !

Background imageProud Collection: Poster advertising Acel chamois leather for cleaning cars

Poster advertising Acel chamois leather for cleaning cars, showing a chauffeur in green uniform holding a miniature red car. early 20th century

Background imageProud Collection: Window Gardening

Window Gardening
A Victorian woman sits in a comfortable armchair reading a book, proud of her verdant display of plants decorating a large window

Background imageProud Collection: Humanised turkey in the role of a banker

Humanised turkey in the role of a banker
A humanised turkey dressed in a suit, cast in the role of a fat banker, surrounded by bags of money

Background imageProud Collection: Holeproof Hosiery 1924

Holeproof Hosiery 1924
A woman, so proud & pleased with her Holeproof stockings, bends down to admire them while she daintily lifts her black see-through shift out of the way

Background imageProud Collection: Sea Scout of 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific

Sea Scout of 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific
Leslie G. Keys, Sea Scout of the 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific, with the British flag. The mat hanging behind him is to be presented to the Chief Scout

Background imageProud Collection: Tudor Cottage vegetable garden, Walton, Essex

Tudor Cottage vegetable garden, Walton, Essex
Standing in the vegetable garden of Tudor Cottage, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, a bowler hatted and bearded gentleman proudly displays one of his marrows, while a woman stands on the path. circa 1900

Background imageProud Collection: Police group on Coronation Day, 1911

Police group on Coronation Day, 1911
A group of policemen pose for their photograph outside Hammersmith Police Station, west London, to commemorate the Coronation of King George V

Background imageProud Collection: Small boy with chrome shiny silver pedal car

Small boy with chrome shiny silver pedal car
Small boy in a beautiful silver chrome pedal car with his proud Father alongside

Background imageProud Collection: Father, Mother, Child

Father, Mother, Child
A proud couple with their daughter

Background imageProud Collection: Falconry : Showing Off

Falconry : Showing Off
A proud falconer shows off his falcon, holding it up in the air on his protective gauntlet glove. Date: 1930s

Background imageProud Collection: home-built light aircraft

home-built light aircraft
A home-built light aircraft getting a polish from a proud owner. Date: 1955

Background imageProud Collection: Victorian boy standing proudly alongside his Penny Farthing

Victorian boy standing proudly alongside his Penny Farthing
A delightful Victorian carte-de-visite photograph of a young boy standing proudly alongside his Penny Farthing bicycle circa 1880

Background imageProud Collection: Dachshund dog wearing a coat

Dachshund dog wearing a coat
Dachshund in a coat. Date: circa 1911

Background imageProud Collection: Beauty Contest Participant and Proud Parents

Beauty Contest Participant and Proud Parents
A Bathing Beauty Contest Participant and her Proud (if slightly shy) Parents! Date: circa 1949

Background imageProud Collection: Portrair of proud man in Tangiers

Portrair of proud man in Tangiers

Background imageProud Collection: Austin A35 Countryman RYG 258

Austin A35 Countryman RYG 258, receiving attention from a proud owner. Date: circa 1960

Background imageProud Collection: The Navy's Here, WW2 Canadian postal cover envelope

The Navy's Here, WW2 Canadian postal cover envelope Date: 1943

Background imageProud Collection: God Bless Our Motherland

God Bless Our Motherland
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for God Bless Our Motherland, the song of victory by Archie Douglas. The image shows a proud lion statue positioned with a Union Jack flag. Date: circa 1945

Background imageProud Collection: Bedouin Man - Palestine

Bedouin Man - Palestine. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageProud Collection: The Bride's Father

The Bride's Father
A portrait painting of the father of a bride, wearing a top hat wedding suit, with a relaxed, yet proud facial expression, his hands are interlinked with a white cloth. Date: circa 1922

Background imageProud Collection: Portrait Of Miss B

Portrait Of Miss B
A portrait painting of a fine lady, holding a a flower, sitting upright with a proud stance, wearing a white fur trimmed golden cloak, a pink dress and an exotic hat. Date: circa 1908

Background imageProud Collection: The Gander

The Gander
A watercolour painting of a rather proud looking male goose, stood amongst the sticks beside a bush, a cottage window can be made out in the background. Date: circa 1918

Background imageProud Collection: Workmen watch RMS Queen Mary on River Clyde

Workmen watch RMS Queen Mary on River Clyde
Workers down tools to watch RMS Queen Mary making her way down the River Clyde Date: 1936

Background imageProud Collection: Shipyard workers cheering King Edward VIII in Glasgow

Shipyard workers cheering King Edward VIII in Glasgow
Shipyard workers cheering King Edward VIII on his visit to inspect the RMS Queen Mary in Glasgow Date: 1936

Background imageProud Collection: Dr. Hamilton

Dr. Hamilton
A portrait oil painting of Dr. Hamilton, who is wearing a heavy long coat, with a white scarf, with a proud pose. Date: circa 1923

Background imageProud Collection: Captain Ralph Longstaff, M. C

Captain Ralph Longstaff, M. C
A portrait oil painting of Captain Ralph Longstaff, father of the artist, wearing military uniform with a proud posture and expression. Date: circa 1921

Background imageProud Collection: Cecile Sorel, French actress

Cecile Sorel, French actress
Cecile Sorel (1873-1966) was a French comic actress, noted for her extravagant costumes, and here being feted as the best dressed woman in Europe. Date: circa 1910

Background imageProud Collection: Caricature illustration, captioned, The First Born'. Showing proud father in top hat and tails

Caricature illustration, captioned, The First Born'. Showing proud father in top hat and tails, with child in bonnet in push chair, and onlookers in street scene

Background imageProud Collection: Poster, British! And Proud Of It

Poster, British! And Proud Of It - Make every job a standard for others to follow! Bill Jones. Date: 1928

Background imageProud Collection: Cartoon, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty

Cartoon, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty
Political cartoon, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty - Look what I have done! - with ships and aircraft in the background, by Louis Wain Date: 1914

Background imageProud Collection: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, actor, as Malvolio

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, actor, as Malvolio
Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor and theatre manager, as Malvolio in Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night. Date: 1907

Background imageProud Collection: Poster, Ovignac Senglet Fortifiant, cognac drink with eggs, without rival. Date: circa 1920s

Poster, Ovignac Senglet Fortifiant, cognac drink with eggs, without rival. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageProud Collection: A wedding cake to be proud of, for the wedding of a British couple in India. Date: 1920

A wedding cake to be proud of, for the wedding of a British couple in India. Date: 1920

Background imageProud Collection: Comic postcard, Scottish boy in a kilt Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Scottish boy in a kilt Date: 20th century

Background imageProud Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman in red swimsuit at the seaside

Comic postcard, Large woman in red swimsuit at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageProud Collection: Polishing the motor car

Polishing the motor car
A man polishes his gleaming motor car. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageProud Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Johnny get your gun

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Johnny get your gun
The Caption is Johnny get your gun! Mabel Lucie is perhaps unwittingly relating this card to the anti-war novel Johnny got his gun published in 1938 in which a soldier loses all his limbs in

Background imageProud Collection: Proud Father sitting in bed with his young baby

Proud Father sitting in bed with his young baby
Proud Father wearing a string vest sitting in bed with his young baby. Date: 1953

Background imageProud Collection: Proud horseman

Proud horseman
Gentleman wearing a top hat and riding attire with is dog, proudly stands by his horse. Date: circa 1905

Background imageProud Collection: Advert for Frantz Premier Electric Vacuum Cleaner 1917

Advert for Frantz Premier Electric Vacuum Cleaner 1917
Advert, Frantz Premier Electric Vacuum Cleaner, from the Frantz Premier Co, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Date: 1917



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