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Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of The Dolly Sisters

Photo of The Dolly Sisters
Black and white photograph of popular revue stars the Dolly Sisters in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 19th December 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Advertisement for The Graphic

Advertisement for The Graphic
A striking advertisement for weekly illustrated magazine, The Graphic (founded 1869 by William Luson Thomas), showing a busy street scene with buses and trams advertising the paper

Background imagePublications Collection: The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead

The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead
Colour photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of The Huntsman painting by W Smithson Broadhead. Date: 24th October 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country

Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country
Black and white silhouette pictures by Captain H L Oakley in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 12th December 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Miss Alice Delysia

Photo of Miss Alice Delysia
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing Miss Alice Delysia in On with the Dance at the London Pavilion. Date: 21st November 1925

Background imagePublications 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 imagePublications Collection: Photo of HRH Prince of Wales aboard HMS Repulse

Photo of HRH Prince of Wales aboard HMS Repulse
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of HRH Prince of Wales aboard HMS Repulse on the way home from a South American tour

Background imagePublications Collection: Advert for Finnigans, New Bond Street, London, W1

Advert for Finnigans, New Bond Street, London, W1
Black and white advert in the Sketch for Finnigans of New Bond Street, London, featuring their Private Cocktail Bar which was...fitted at Back with shelves and compartments for Glasses, Bottles, etc

Background imagePublications Collection: Advert for Happy New Year Costume Ball 31st December 1925

Advert for Happy New Year Costume Ball 31st December 1925
Black and white advertisement in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 28th November 1925 for the Happy New Year Costume Ball at the Albert Hall on 21st December 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Lilburne / John / Gucht

Lilburne / John / Gucht
JOHN LILBURNE Political agitator, English leader of the Levellers, imprisoned for importing Puritan publications

Background imagePublications Collection: Ocean liners, set of four hardbound books

Ocean liners, set of four hardbound books: Leaves from an Unwritten Log-Book by Captain Walter H. Parker, Ships and People by J. C. H

Background imagePublications Collection: RMS Titanic - shell memorials and two publications

RMS Titanic - shell memorials and two publications
RMS Titanic - rare post-disaster naive hand-decorated shells depicting the Titanic and Carpathia presented in a period oak frame

Background imagePublications Collection: RMS Titanic - three books about the disaster

RMS Titanic - three books about the disaster, The Sinking Titanic and Great Sea Disasters, Story of the Wreck of the Titanic, and Sinking of the Titanic

Background imagePublications Collection: Middle class violinist and singer watched by envious couple

Middle class violinist and singer watched by envious couple
The musical pair are well dressed Edwardians. The other pair are well dressed working class carrying a crying child, and the man is making remarks behind his hand

Background imagePublications Collection: Overdressed Edwardian matron on Queen's Road tube

Overdressed Edwardian matron on Queen's Road tube
Complete with hat, umbrella and full length dress the lady is being eyed askance by a more modern gentleman leaning on his stick under the Queen's Road sign.Postcard advert for Shurey's

Background imagePublications Collection: Coquettish Edwardian lady & peeking gentleman on seat

Coquettish Edwardian lady & peeking gentleman on seat
Figures are at Bond Street tube station with the large station sign behind. Postcard advert for Shurey's Publications supplied free with Shurey's magazines Date: circa 1910

Background imagePublications Collection: Passengers sitting on Post Office Tube Station platform

Passengers sitting on Post Office Tube Station platform
Postcard advert for Shurey's Publications supplied free with Shurey's magazines. Lady reading a book, man smoking a pipe and a uniformed Post Boy between them. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePublications Collection: Smart toff, lady, working class woman - Holland Park Station

Smart toff, lady, working class woman - Holland Park Station
Postcard advert for Shurey's Publications supplied free with Shurey's magazines. Holland Park Tube Station platform. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePublications Collection: New Paper the Daily Mirror 1903

New Paper the Daily Mirror 1903
A scene at 3 a.m. outside the Daily Mirror office. Where proprietors of the Daily Mail issued the first penny paper for gentlewomen for which the demand was unprecedented. Date: November 1903

Background imagePublications Collection: Rising at four o'clock in the morning everyday, the lone worker goes to the newspaper office to

Rising at four o'clock in the morning everyday, the lone worker goes to the newspaper office to procure a few of the first morning papers allotted to him, at extra charges

Background imagePublications Collection: Advertisement or advertorial for Onoto safety pens in Printers Pie magazine

Advertisement or advertorial for Onoto safety pens in Printers Pie magazine, featuring an illustration of the many contributors to the magazine reading a copy

Background imagePublications Collection: Victor Grayson - Socialist - Speaker

Victor Grayson - Socialist - Speaker
Book cover design: The mystery of Victor Grayson by Reg. Groves, 1908- Pendulum Publications, 1946. Date: 1946

Background imagePublications Collection: Daily Chronicle newspaper 1900

Daily Chronicle newspaper 1900
Making curved plates for offset printing, on cylinders. Date: 1900

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Miss Tallulah Bankhead in the Sketch

Photo of Miss Tallulah Bankhead in the Sketch
Black and white photograph of popular American stage actress Tallulah Bankhead who was celebrating her engagement to Count Anthony de Bosdari. Date: 28th November 1928

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Miss Billie Shaw and Mr Barrie Oliver

Photo of Miss Billie Shaw and Mr Barrie Oliver
Black and white photo in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of Miss Billie Shaw and Mr Barrie Oliver who were appearing at the Cafe de Paris in London in a revue

Background imagePublications Collection: Wedding of Lord Alington and Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper

Wedding of Lord Alington and Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper
Black and white photograph of the wedding group of Lord Alington to Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Shaftesbury, in the Sketch of 3rd December 1928

Background imagePublications Collection: Wedding of Sir John Milbanke, Bt. and Lady Loughborough

Wedding of Sir John Milbanke, Bt. and Lady Loughborough
Black and white photograph of the wedding of Sir John Milbanke, Bt. to Lady Loughborough at the Savoy Chapel, London in the Sketch of 21st November 1928. Date: 21st November 1928

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Rudoloh Valentino painting

Photo of Rudoloh Valentino painting
Black and white photo in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 5th December 1925 showing actor Rudolph Valentino in full evening dress with an oil painting he had completed on a recent

Background imagePublications Collection: Index et catalogus librorum prohibitorum (Index

Index et catalogus librorum prohibitorum (Index and catalog of Prohibited Books). List of publications prohibited by the Catholic Church to protect the faith

Background imagePublications Collection: Wymans book stall at Paddington Station, 1915

Wymans book stall at Paddington Station, 1915
An impressive bookstall at Paddington railway station in 1915 with a display of the recently printed Printers Pie, a charitable publication produced in aid of retired printers

Background imagePublications Collection: The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace

The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace. This poster by theatrical artist Albert Morrow advertises Wallaces detective thriller of 1905

Background imagePublications Collection: Mr Beetle Party Game

Mr Beetle Party Game containing 25 UPL (Universal Publications Ltd) beetle cards. circa 1930s

Background imagePublications Collection: London Life - A Pavement News Vendor

London Life - A Pavement News Vendor, with a very wide variety of publications for sale. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePublications Collection: Jean-Antoine Galignani

Jean-Antoine Galignani
JEAN-ANTOINE GALIGNANI French publisher : amongst other publications, issued famous english-language guides for visitors. Date: 1796 - 1873

Background imagePublications Collection: Punch Congratulates Iln

Punch Congratulates Iln
Mr Punch congratulates Madame Illustrated London News on attaining her jubilee, and being younger than ever ! Date: 21 May 1892

Background imagePublications Collection: Observator Broadsheet

Observator Broadsheet
Front cover of The Observator, a political broadsheet newspaper. Date: 1682

Background imagePublications Collection: Photos of partygoers going to Happy New Year Ball, 1925

Photos of partygoers going to Happy New Year Ball, 1925
Black and white photographs in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 5th December 1925 showing revellers trying on costumes for the Happy New Year Costume Ball being held at the Albert Hall

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of the Whaddon Chase Fozhounds at Adstock Folly

Photo of the Whaddon Chase Fozhounds at Adstock Folly
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing a meet of the Whaddon Chase Foxhounds at Adstock Folly, near Buckingham. Date: 21st November 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Queen Alexandra inspecting hounds at a show

Photo of Queen Alexandra inspecting hounds at a show
Black and white photo in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 28th November 1925 of the (recently deceased) Her Majesty Queen Alexandra inspecting the hounds at Barwick Stanhoe

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Champion Jockey Gordon Richards

Photo of Champion Jockey Gordon Richards
Black and white photo in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 28th November 1925 showing jockey Gordon Richards. Richards was the British flat racing Champion Jockey 26 times

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Miss Joan Murick

Photo of Miss Joan Murick
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing Miss Joan Murick, a member of the chorus of Midnight Follies (a popular show of the time)

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Carry on, Sergeant by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

Photo of Carry on, Sergeant by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather
Black and white photographs in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing cast members from Carry on, Sergeant

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of kite-flying on skis, Finse, Norway

Photo of kite-flying on skis, Finse, Norway
Colour photo from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 14th November 1925 showing a young lady enjoying kite-flying on skis at Finse, Norway. Date: 14th November 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Advertisement for High Life Shoe Company

Advertisement for High Life Shoe Company
Advertisement in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 14th November 1925 for Avona shoes from the High Life Shoe Company

Background imagePublications Collection: Colonels: by H M Bateman

Colonels: by H M Bateman
Four sketches by H M Bateman in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 31st October 1925 of colonels in various sporting guises

Background imagePublications Collection: Photograph of Miss Dorothy Dickson

Photograph of Miss Dorothy Dickson
Black and white full page photograph of Miss Dorothy Dickson in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 31st October 1925. Date: 31st October 1925

Background imagePublications Collection: Photograph of Mr Lynne Overman and Miss Dorothy Tetley

Photograph of Mr Lynne Overman and Miss Dorothy Tetley
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 7th November 1925 of Mr Lynne Overman and Miss Dorothy Tetley from the cast of Just Married, a popular play of the time

Background imagePublications Collection: Photo of Lady Constance Baird

Photo of Lady Constance Baird
Black and white photograph of Lady Constance Baird in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 10th October 1925, with her sailing trophies



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