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Background imagePushing Collection: Silver Cross advertisement

Silver Cross advertisement
Advertisement for Silver Cross prams (or baby coaches), featuring an immaculately turned out young 1950s mother wearing an off the shoulder pink dress with pearls, heels and long yellow gloves

Background imagePushing Collection: Gas proof pram, 1938

Gas proof pram, 1938. A resident of Hextable in Kent, invented a gas proof pram in which a baby could be kept safe during an air raid

Background imagePushing Collection: Grimsby Street

Grimsby Street
Busy scene at the Old Market Place and Corn Exchange at Grimsby, Humberside, England

Background imagePushing Collection: Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898

Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898
Photograph showing a group of women pushing their bicycles up a hill; probably somewhere in England in the summer of 1897

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Welsh miner in coal mine pushing truck

Welsh miner in coal mine pushing truck
A Welsh miner, stripped to the waist, pushing a truck in a coal mine

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Slow Velocipede

Slow Velocipede
A man pushing his boneshaker velocipede bicycle in Holborn, central London, through a heavy traffic jam! Date: early 1930s

Background imagePushing Collection: Pan / Woodward / Cptn Hook

Pan / Woodward / Cptn Hook
Peter Pan and Captain Hook fight

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Reading War Hospital, Reading, Berkshire

Reading War Hospital, Reading, Berkshire
During the First World War, the Reading Union workhouse (opened 1867) on Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, was used as a military hospital

Background imagePushing Collection: Coble fishing boat and crew, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Coble fishing boat and crew, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A fishing boat and its crew, somewhere in Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales (possibly at Llangwm, near Haverfordwest). The boat is a Coble

Background imagePushing Collection: Launch - Cromer Lifeboat

Launch - Cromer Lifeboat
The return of the Cromer lifeboat after assisting a crippled trawler to port

Background imagePushing Collection: Find the Fault card No. 13

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

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Horn Lane, Acton, West London, W3

Horn Lane, Acton, West London, W3
circa 1910s

Background imagePushing Collection: Boat launch Robin Hoods Bay

Boat launch Robin Hoods Bay
Using an old farm tractor, three fishermen wearing oilskins launch a small lobster boat down the wet cobble slip of Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1990

Background imagePushing Collection: Pharaohs Workers - Ancient Egypt - by Fortunino Matania

Pharaohs Workers - Ancient Egypt - by Fortunino Matania
Workers building a temple or palace for a Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt. Date: Unknown, poss. 1920s

Background imagePushing Collection: Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR. 1 and Bedford MK

Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR. 1 and Bedford MK
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1 being pushed back into its hide by a Bedford MK 4-tonner, during a field deployment in Germany

Background imagePushing Collection: Cyclist With Goat Lady

Cyclist With Goat Lady
A detailed illustration of a cyclist pushing his bike, towards a lady standing in the countryside with her goats. Date: circa 1939

Background imagePushing Collection: Deja! Already!

Deja! Already!
This illustration shows a lady wearing a red and white dress, pushing along a pram, a gentleman is speaking with a little girl at the top of the entrance stairs of a fine house

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Cartoon illustration by Mars, A New Woman

Cartoon illustration by Mars, A New Woman
Cartoon illustration by Mars, captioned A New Woman Showing a woman skating in costume and hat, pushing a man in top hat, blanket and furs in a seated sleigh. Date: 1895

Background imagePushing Collection: Evening Lit Street

Evening Lit Street
Oil painting of a street in the evening, featuring a man pushing a cart down the road, towards the light. We see the calligraphic touch of Utrillo grafted to the dramatic vision of Vlaminck

Background imagePushing Collection: When thick snow clogs the streets of Paris, passengers have to get out of their bus

When thick snow clogs the streets of Paris, passengers have to get out of their bus and help the horses drag it up a slope. Date: 1872

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Modern housing, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Modern housing, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Modern housing in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with prams being pushed along the pavement. Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePushing Collection: Comic postcard, evacuee baby? WW2

Comic postcard, evacuee baby? WW2 Date: 20th century

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

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

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

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

Background imagePushing Collection: Snowball fight 1857

Snowball fight 1857
Children enjoying a wintery day in the snow, making a huge snowball, snow fights and making a traditional snowmen. Date: 1857

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Dressing up

Dressing up - Young girl indoors at play wearing a floral shawl and holding a red brolly, while pushing her pram. Artist: Isabel Saul Date: circa 1920

Background imagePushing Collection: Policeman on horseback with an unruly crowd

Policeman on horseback with an unruly crowd
A policeman on horseback, trying to control an unruly crowd. Date: 20th century

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing 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 imagePushing 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 imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: GIRLS & TOY PRAMS GIRLS & TOY PRAMS

GIRLS & TOY PRAMS GIRLS & TOY PRAMS
Two little girls dress up in scarves and gloves and pretend to be grown-up women, chatting in the street, pushing their dolls in prams. Date: 1940s

Background imagePushing Collection: KAILAN COAL MINES 1930S

KAILAN COAL MINES 1930S
Chinese miners pushing trolleys of coal on rails at the (British) Kailan coal mines, China. Date: 1930s

Background imagePushing Collection: UNRULY HUSTINGS CROWD

UNRULY HUSTINGS CROWD
An unruly crowd at the Hustings Date: 1847

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Little Georgie Reach pushing his Toy Horse - Blackpool

Little Georgie Reach pushing his Toy Horse - Blackpool. He is growing into his new coat... Date: circa 1907

Background imagePushing 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 imagePushing Collection: Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire - Gent pushing his young baby

Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire - Gent pushing his young baby boy, sitting up in a fine perambulator ( Redelsham ?) with his elder daughter in a pretty white summer dress, walking alongside

Background imagePushing 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



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