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Background imagePull Collection: Zebras Pull Mazawattee

Zebras Pull Mazawattee
Four zebras in harness pull a Mazawattee tea cart -- purely for publicity purposes, we understand!

Background imagePull Collection: Six owl bellringers on a Christmas card

Six owl bellringers on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePull Collection: Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth

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

Background imagePull Collection: Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty

Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty
A Metropolitan Police officer, PC Edward Ridout of Chelsea Police Station, on traffic duty. He is standing by a zebra crossing to help a little boy across the road

Background imagePull Collection: In the Old Belfry -- bellringers in action

In the Old Belfry -- bellringers in action. 1893

Background imagePull Collection: Homeward at Sunset Aldin

Homeward at Sunset Aldin
Homeward : three white horses pull a covered wagon and an elderly man and woman follow on foot as the sun sets over the hills

Background imagePull Collection: Immovable - 2 young boys fail to get a beach donkey to move

Immovable - 2 young boys fail to get a beach donkey to move
Immovable - two young boys fail to get a beach donkey to move! As stubborn as a mule... Date: 1907

Background imagePull Collection: Bath Chair at Eastbourne

Bath Chair at Eastbourne
An attendant with a bath chair for hire waits for a customer whom he will pull along the sea front at Eastbourne

Background imagePull Collection: Comic postcard, England and France will always pull together, WW1 Date: circa 1918

Comic postcard, England and France will always pull together, WW1 Date: circa 1918

Background imagePull Collection: Boy and girl in paper hats pull a cracker at the party table Date: circa 1929

Boy and girl in paper hats pull a cracker at the party table Date: circa 1929

Background imagePull Collection: A small tugboat pulling a number of Thames River Barges

A small tugboat pulling a number of Thames River Barges
A lovely postcard composition depicting small tugboat pulling a number of Thames River Barges. Date: circa 1909

Background imagePull Collection: Soho, London - 52-53 Broadwick Street W1

Soho, London - 52-53 Broadwick Street W1 - man pulling a barrow. 1973

Background imagePull Collection: Man in Bath

Man in Bath
Just when he starts to enjoy a relaxing bath, a mouse enters the room and tries to steal his towel; luckily theres a bell- pull so he can call the maid and have her remove it

Background imagePull Collection: Logging Railway / 1904

Logging Railway / 1904
Horses are used to pull large tree trunks on railway carriages in California, U.S.A

Background imagePull Collection: Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card

Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card with verse and pull tab. Date: circa 1850s

Background imagePull Collection: Cable laying, Houses of Parliament, London

Cable laying, Houses of Parliament, London
Laying cables in the street outside the Houses of Parliament, Central London

Background imagePull Collection: From Cellar to Bar

From Cellar to Bar
How the beer gets from the barrels in the cellar to the beer-pull on the bar counter, thanks to carbonic acid gas in Hermann- Lachapelles apparatus

Background imagePull Collection: Robins and Crackers

Robins and Crackers
Two robins pull a cracker - a very early Christmas card

Background imagePull Collection: Berkhampstead Station

Berkhampstead Station
A train pulls into the station with passengers waiting on the tracks! With both the railway & a canal system a seemingly rural area appears on the verge of change. Date: 1852

Background imagePull Collection: Girl asleep in bed on a Christmas card

Girl asleep in bed on a Christmas card with Santa Claus appearing at the window. (2 of 2) Date: early 20th century

Background imagePull Collection: Chad - Cupping - Indigenous medicinal practise

Chad - Cupping - Indigenous medicinal practise
Chad, Central Africa - Cupping - Indigenous medicinal practise. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this

Background imagePull Collection: Australia - Bullock teams carrying huge Karri logs

Australia - Bullock teams carrying huge Karri logs (Eucalyptus diversicolor) - native to the wetter regions of Southwestern Western Australia. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePull Collection: Lord Howes Victory off the French island of Ushant, 1 June 1794, Fourth Battle of Ushant

Lord Howes Victory off the French island of Ushant, 1 June 1794, Fourth Battle of Ushant, also known as the Glorious First of June, during the French Revolutionary Wars. Date: 1794

Background imagePull Collection: English lady surveying fancy room with covered chandeliers

English lady surveying fancy room with covered chandeliers
English lady surveying a fancy room with covered furniture and chandeliers in brown-holland balloons, 19th century. Housekeeper Mrs Mustard showing Mrs Lucy Somerville around the drawing room

Background imagePull Collection: W Heath Robinson - The Lullaby Bed

W Heath Robinson - The Lullaby Bed, to save getting out of bed to rock baby when he is troublesome at night

Background imagePull Collection: Crossing Northumberland Strait by Ice Boat

Crossing Northumberland Strait by Ice Boat. These boats were operated in the Northumberland Strait during the 19th century and early 20th century

Background imagePull Collection: New Forest boys, Hampshire

New Forest boys, Hampshire
Two young boys pull another boy out of the river and onto the riverbank to safety on a summer day in New Forest Hampshire. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imagePull Collection: Malta - Valletta - a fishing boat

Malta - Valletta - a fishing boat. Date: circa 1908

Background imagePull Collection: RMS Titanic, Thomas Andrews

RMS Titanic, Thomas Andrews
RMS TITANIC - THOMAS ANDREWS 1873-1912: Thomas Andrews was Titanic's chief designer and one of the heroes of the disaster

Background imagePull Collection: Breda-Zappata BZ. 308 MM61802

Breda-Zappata BZ. 308 MM61802
Aeronautica Militare Italiana - Breda-Zappata BZ.308 MM61802, seen during ground-runs - testing of the Bristol Centaurus engines, circa July 1948

Background imagePull Collection: Pull's Ferry, Norwich, Norfolk

Pull's Ferry, Norwich, Norfolk - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imagePull Collection: British Military Campaign to Tibet - tug of war

British Military Campaign to Tibet - tug of war
Tug of war for Chinese troops, from a fascinating album which reveals new details on a little-known campaign in which a British military force brushed aside Tibetan defences to capture Lhasa

Background imagePull Collection: Captain Scott and his team hauling their sledge

Captain Scott and his team hauling their sledge in the Antarctic Date: early 1910s

Background imagePull Collection: Cover design, Do it yourself, December 1967

Cover design, Do it yourself, December 1967 - hand and power tools Date: 1967

Background imagePull Collection: Cover design, Do it yourself, April 1967

Cover design, Do it yourself, April 1967 - all about whitewood Date: 1967

Background imagePull Collection: Hauling the lifeboat through a narrow street

Hauling the lifeboat through a narrow street Date: 1920

Background imagePull Collection: Lunch

Lunch
An illustration of a pair of horses, black and white, feeding from some sacks at rest, one is ready to pull a two wheeled cart. Date: circa 1901

Background imagePull Collection: The Rising Generation, by John Leech

The Rising Generation, by John Leech, part of a series of 12 drawings published by Punch magazine (1 of 4) Date: 1848

Background imagePull Collection: Stealing wool to Fly a Kite, Henry cartoon

Stealing wool to Fly a Kite, Henry cartoon by Carl Anderson Date: 1936

Background imagePull Collection: The Plough

The Plough
This oil painting shows a band of three workhorses ready to pull a plough, with a nearby farmer tinkering. Date: circa 1916

Background imagePull Collection: Advertisement for women's undergarments. Date: 1936

Advertisement for women's undergarments. Date: 1936

Background imagePull Collection: Boys in Tug of War

Boys in Tug of War Date: 1907

Background imagePull Collection: Emigrant Life in British North America, Canadian settlers

Emigrant Life in British North America, Canadian settlers on the road. Date: 1880

Background imagePull Collection: Cartoon, As Sour as Verjuice

Cartoon, As Sour as Verjuice. Date: 1827

Background imagePull Collection: 2nd Century BC Acropolis Altar Ancient Age Antiquity

2nd Century BC Acropolis Altar Ancient Age Antiquity
2nd, century, BC, Acropolis, altar, ancient, age, antiquity, Aphrodite, Architecture, Art, Asia, Minor, battle, Berlin, death, Detail, Dione, Eros, Eumenes, II, Soter, fate, fight, fighter, Frieze

Background imagePull Collection: Queen Victoria's Funeral - Last Stage to Windsor

Queen Victoria's Funeral - Last Stage to Windsor
Arriving at Windsor for Queen Victoria's last journey before being interred beside Prince Albert. The coffin was placed on the gun carriage to be pulled by the white horses, but however

Background imagePull Collection: The Old Fountain in the Minories, London, so solidly built that three horses were needed to pull

The Old Fountain in the Minories, London, so solidly built that three horses were needed to pull the timbers apart when it was demolished in 1793. Date: built circa 1480

Background imagePull Collection: Ringing the Curfew Bell, Lincolns Inn Chapel, London

Ringing the Curfew Bell, Lincolns Inn Chapel, London Date: 1921



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