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Background imagePush Collection: Sisyphus and his Stone

Sisyphus and his Stone
Sisyphys, father of Odysseus, for no known reason, is condemned to push a rock to the top of a mountain in Hell, which the demons push down again, and again, and again

Background imagePush Collection: Children in Varna Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Children in Varna Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
A large group of children on the corner of Varna Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Date: 1969

Background imagePush 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 imagePush Collection: Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales

Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales
A young boy pushes his bicycle up a steep hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales. Behind is the Ebbw Vale steel works. This was closed by Corus in 2002

Background imagePush Collection: Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis

Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis
The battle of the beachhead -- an airmans view of the terrain. A pictorial map of the Nettuno-Anzio Front, showing roads, with the Alban Hills in the background

Background imagePush Collection: Mols Coffee House, Keetch Gallery, Exeter, Devon

Mols Coffee House, Keetch Gallery, Exeter, Devon
The former Mols Coffee House (1596), transformed into the Fred Keetch Art Gallery, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon. circa 1960s

Background imagePush Collection: Advert for J. Roussel underwear 1949

Advert for J. Roussel underwear 1949
A blonde bombshell model wears a rather elaborate creation. Date: 1949

Background imagePush Collection: The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone

The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone was powered by a Solar PJ32 8 pulsejet. Men of the Naval Air Technical Training Unit developing drone target aircraft push the drone around on its launcher to

Background imagePush Collection: Elderly woman with large number of dogs

Elderly woman with large number of dogs
An elderly woman with a large number of dogs of various different breeds, some of them riding in a cart which she is pushing. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePush Collection: Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London

Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London
Two little girls with dolls and prams on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imagePush Collection: Blitz in London -- damage to tanks, Thames Haven, WW2

Blitz in London -- damage to tanks, Thames Haven, WW2
Blitz in London -- damage to tanks, Thames Haven, near Thurrock, Essex, 7 September 1940. Firefighters trying to push a fire appliance (open topped pump)

Background imagePush Collection: The Push Tank and Machine Guns - German Field Postcard

The Push Tank and Machine Guns - German Field Postcard
The Push. Tank and Machine Guns. Drawn on a German Field Postcard (Feldpostkarte). 386202 Acting Sergeant Herbert Gibson, Mm, 1St Northumbrian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps

Background imagePush Collection: The Big Push March 1916

The Big Push March 1916
The Big Push - a march, no doubt intended to rouse all who hear it to push a little harder for victory Date: 1916

Background imagePush Collection: Fairies and Snowball

Fairies and Snowball
Fairies and children play with a giant snowball, each seeing which can push it hardest

Background imagePush Collection: Find the Fault card No. 13

Find the Fault card No. 13 -- children with swing. circa 1930s

Background imagePush Collection: Cartoon, Excelsior! (Suffragist as Sisyphus)

Cartoon, Excelsior! (Suffragist as Sisyphus)
Cartoon, Excelsior! A Suffragette depicted as Sisyphus pushing the large boulder of Womens Suffrage up the Parliament Hill

Background imagePush Collection: Latest style of American velocipede 1869

Latest style of American velocipede 1869
America were in the middle of bicycle craze, different types of cycles were introduced, this design showing two large wheels revolving around a common axis with a crank motion for both hands

Background imagePush Collection: The finishing touch: WW1 peace negotiations cartoon

The finishing touch: WW1 peace negotiations cartoon
The hand of the Allies push shy swimmer Germany off the diving board of the 1919 peace discussions after World War One. Date: 1919

Background imagePush 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 imagePush Collection: Alican Land Barrage Balloons

Alican Land Barrage Balloons
A WW2 children's story book illustration from The Story Of Alican Land, written by Joan Hunt. The image shows some Alican Land barrage ballons used to push back the misery dragons

Background imagePush Collection: St John's Ambulance Vehicle and Stretcher

St John's Ambulance Vehicle and Stretcher. Top: vehicle in use, bottom: stretcher removed from the vehicle. Date: 1888

Background imagePush Collection: Volunteers: Mrs Pittman, ARP, and Miss Noel, lorry driver

Volunteers: Mrs Pittman, ARP, and Miss Noel, lorry driver
Photographs of war time volunteers: We take our hat's off to: Mrs J B Pittman, in ARP woollens, on bicycle, and Miss Susan Noel, in uniform, walking. Captioned, ??Mrs. J. B

Background imagePush 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 imagePush Collection: Comic postcard, Two women near phone box - Button B Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two women near phone box - Button B Date: 20th century

Background imagePush Collection: Postcard design - Someones Birthday is today

Postcard design - Someones Birthday is today
Postcard design artwork - Someones Birthday is today - a child pushing their baby sibling in a pram. Date: circa 1937

Background imagePush Collection: Comic postcard, Middle aged couple in bedroom

Comic postcard, Middle aged couple in bedroom Date: 20th century

Background imagePush Collection: Push bikes resting against a road sign on village green

Push bikes resting against a road sign on village green
Push bikes resting against a sign to Newton, Ashton, Lowton, Croft, Colborne and Wican. Villages near Manchester, England. Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePush Collection: Women riding on cases of TNT, WW1

Women riding on cases of TNT, WW1
Women riding on cases of TNT, packed for despatch to a shell factory, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imagePush Collection: Roanoid bakelite bell push and switch covers

Roanoid bakelite bell push and switch covers
Roanoid bakelite bell push in marbled green and switch covers in blue and silver. Date: 1930s

Background imagePush Collection: Silhouette, A Barrow-load of Happiness

Silhouette, A Barrow-load of Happiness, girl pushing her brother in a wheelbarrow

Background imagePush Collection: Auto-Union racing car restarting after a pitstop

Auto-Union racing car restarting after a pitstop. 20th century

Background imagePush Collection: British transport pushing forward in Flanders, WW1

British transport pushing forward in Flanders, WW1
British transport pushing forward in Flanders during the First World War. 1914-1918

Background imagePush Collection: Two elves with pine cones on a Dutch Christmas postcard

Two elves with pine cones on a Dutch Christmas postcard
Two elves with a sled full of pine cones on a Dutch Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePush Collection: Two-seated velocipede 1869

Two-seated velocipede 1869
Popular in America this two-seated velocipede an early form of bicycle, the back seat was intended to be used side-saddle for ladies. Date: 1869

Background imagePush Collection: Advert for Marshall & Snelgrove brassiere 1937

Advert for Marshall & Snelgrove brassiere 1937
Woman modelling the new Gothic, with its fashionable bust-line. 1937

Background imagePush Collection: Girls with push chair & parasol

Girls with push chair & parasol - Silhouette depicting girls with a push chair & a parasol. From The Book of Games published by Ward Lock. Date: 1920

Background imagePush Collection: INDUSTRY / METALS / IRON

INDUSTRY / METALS / IRON
Three young men struggle and strain to push a rail truck full of iron ore uphill as part of their Labour Service training. Date: 1930s

Background imagePush Collection: Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex, the site of many deaths and rescues

Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex, the site of many deaths and rescues. Seen here are members of the rescue team at the top of the cliff, transporting a piece of lifting equipment

Background imagePush Collection: Demonstration outside Gamages department store, Holborn, London

Demonstration outside Gamages department store, Holborn, London, with struggles between protesters and police. Date: late 1960s

Background imagePush Collection: Two teams with eight players pushing a enormous 6 ft ball made from nine hides of horses

Two teams with eight players pushing a enormous 6 ft ball made from nine hides of horses which took two hours to be inflated

Background imagePush Collection: TWO DOLLS PRAMS

TWO DOLLS PRAMS
Two young girls push their dolls in prams Date: 1940s

Background imagePush Collection: Market porter, Kashmir

Market porter, Kashmir
A ragged market porter pushes a heavily loaded cart through a street in Srinagar, Kashmir. He really puts his back into it Date: 1986

Background imagePush Collection: Brother and Sister playing on a swing

Brother and Sister playing on a swing
Swing High - Swing Low - Brother and Sister play on a swing in their garden. Date: circa 1909

Background imagePush Collection: Royal party with nurse Clara Cooper Knight

Royal party with nurse Clara Cooper Knight
Members of the British royal family at a Leicestershire hunting event. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) walks in the centre

Background imagePush Collection: Two boys with a large snowball on a Christmas card

Two boys with a large snowball on a Christmas card, preparing to make a snowman. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePush Collection: Ted McNamara retrieving barrel, Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Ted McNamara retrieving barrel, Sennen Cove, Cornwall
Ted McNamara, adventurer, and Customs men, retrieving the barrel in which he was attempting to cross the Atlantic to Florida, until it capsized 50 yards from shore

Background imagePush Collection: Eighteenth century. Farmer with a seed drill

Eighteenth century. Farmer with a seed drill. Colored engraving

Background imagePush Collection: Woman police officer on the phone in a police station

Woman police officer on the phone in a police station
Woman police officer (Maggie Coombs) on the telephone in a police station. Date: circa late 1970s



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