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Background imageQuick Collection: Man riding on a steam rocket

Man riding on a steam rocket
The Flight of Intellect. A comic image of a thin man riding on a steam rocket, with his top hat flying off behind him. Portrait of Mr Golightly experimenting on Mess Quick & Speeds new patent high

Background imageQuick Collection: WW2 Poster -- Women of Britain Come Forward Now

WW2 Poster -- Women of Britain Come Forward Now
Women of Britain -- These scientific instruments demand nimble fingers and quick brains. Come Forward Now. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service

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Cricket. Not Out. Batsman completes a quick single. Date: 1904

Background imageQuick Collection: Vicky, Crown Princess of Prussia 1860

Vicky, Crown Princess of Prussia 1860
Princess Victoria, Princess Royal of Great Britain, Crown Princess of Prussia, later Empress of Prussia (1840-1901), eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, taken in 1860

Background imageQuick Collection: Wee Kirk o Heather Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Wee Kirk o Heather Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Wee Kirk o the Heather Wedding Chapel, South 5th Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA -- the wedding place of the Hollywood Stars! Date: circa 1950

Background imageQuick Collection: Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)

Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)
Photograph of Gilbert Jessop, the Gloucestershire and England batsman, who was famous for his feats of quick-scoring - he once scored a century in only 40 minutes

Background imageQuick Collection: WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars

WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars
Quick! Your binoculars. Supply poster, lithograph. Put your binoculars on Active Service Now! Date: 1940

Background imageQuick Collection: Irish Guards, Windsor

Irish Guards, Windsor
Irish Guards marching on parade at Windsor Castle, Berkshire Date: 1989

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Cricket
Illustration of a batsman running a quick single. Artist: George Derville Rowlandson. Date: circa 1905

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Japanese Navy
Lieutenant and men on deck with 6 inch quick firing gun. Date: 1903

Background imageQuick Collection: The Two Astonished Hens

The Two Astonished Hens
A series of illustrations which tell a quick story of two hens, both of which are about to lay their eggs, however one rolls down a plank towards the other

Background imageQuick Collection: A Blackpool Siesta

A Blackpool Siesta
An oil painting showing a woman taking a quick nap upon the curve of a low wall in Blackpool, a seaside resort in England. Date: circa 1930

Background imageQuick Collection: Advertisement for Smokeless Diamond Sporting gunpowder by Curtis's and Harvey Ltd

Advertisement for Smokeless Diamond Sporting gunpowder by Curtis's and Harvey Ltd. Showing shotgun cartridge with name and logo

Background imageQuick Collection: Advert, Purina Mills, Ralston Breakfast Food

Advert, Purina Mills, Ralston Breakfast Food Date: 1901

Background imageQuick Collection: Man removing peas from froster in Birds Eye factory

Man removing peas from froster in Birds Eye factory
Man removing peas from a froster in Birds Eye factory. The peas have been quick-frozen, ready for storage at sub-zero temperature. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageQuick Collection: Woman inspecting peas in Birds Eye factory

Woman inspecting peas in Birds Eye factory
Woman inspecting peas in a Birds Eye factory before they are quick-frozen. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageQuick Collection: Amelie Rives Troubetzkoy, American writer

Amelie Rives Troubetzkoy, American writer
Amelie Louise Rives Troubetzkoy (1863-1945), American novelist, poet and playwright, best known for two novels: The Quick or The Dead? (1888) and World's End (1914). Date: 1914

Background imageQuick Collection: POSTCARD WITH TANK

POSTCARD WITH TANK
The purveyors of romantic postcards were quick to pick up the theme of the tank, though the juxtaposition of love and death may seem in somewhat dubious taste Date: circa 1917

Background imageQuick Collection: Grumman RV-1D Mohawk 62-5897

Grumman RV-1D Mohawk 62-5897
United States Army - Grumman RV-1D Mohawk 62-5897 (msn 157C), of 2 73 CICo, at RAF Mildenhall for the Mildenhall Air Fete on 26 May 1985

Background imageQuick Collection: Original Artwork - Get Better Quick card design

Original Artwork - Get Better Quick card design
Original Artwork - Design for a Get Better Quick card featuring a poorly teddy bear with an attentive young nurse holding a bottle of Castor Oil. A play on the word bear ! Date: circa 1937

Background imageQuick Collection: Postcard design artwork - We wish you a quick recovery

Postcard design artwork - We wish you a quick recovery. Three schoolgirls, in matching outfits and wide-brimmed hats, carrying bunches of flowers to wish somebody well. Date: circa 1937

Background imageQuick Collection: Postcard design artwork - Obey your Doctor and your Nurse

Postcard design artwork - Obey your Doctor and your Nurse. A nurse approaches a sickly child bearing a LARGE bottle of medicine. Date: circa 1937

Background imageQuick Collection: Postcard design artwork - Get well quick

Postcard design artwork - Get well quick! A parent (bearing grapes) and a nurse (with a pot plant!) fussing and petting an ill young child in bed. Date: circa 1937

Background imageQuick Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy on a scooter in the snow Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boy on a scooter in the snow Date: 20th century

Background imageQuick Collection: Comic postcard, Man with banana at the seaside

Comic postcard, Man with banana at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageQuick Collection: Comic postcard, Advantages of the army - The Redcap Date: early 20th century

Comic postcard, Advantages of the army - The Redcap Date: early 20th century

Background imageQuick Collection: Young lady (off on her hols!) sends a quick postcard

Young lady (off on her hols!) sends a quick postcard
Life is short as time will show - If you don t get this, please let me know. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageQuick Collection: George Robey, quick-change scene in Zig-Zag, Hippodrome

George Robey, quick-change scene in Zig-Zag, Hippodrome
George Robey in " Zig-Zag!" the 1917 revue at the London Hippodrome, in a scene where he performed a burlesque of the methods of Fregoli, the quick-change artist, with comic results

Background imageQuick Collection: Rolling up the floor covering at the London Hippodrome

Rolling up the floor covering at the London Hippodrome
Illustration showing stage hands quickly rolling up the floor covering of the arena at the London Hippodrome. The Hippodromes fulsome programme of variety required numerous quick changes between

Background imageQuick Collection: U. S. Troops Storm Chapultepec

U. S. Troops Storm Chapultepec
The battle of Chapultepec was key in the larger battle over Mexico City, and was a quick victory for the Americans. A soldier holding an American flag stands on a rock in the middle of

Background imageQuick Collection: Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, Physical Energy

Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, Physical Energy. 1901

Background imageQuick Collection: Recruitment poster, Join the Regular Army

Recruitment poster, Join the Regular Army, Moving stairway of quick promotion, why Not Now? Designed by Thomas Somerfield. 1919

Background imageQuick Collection: The Nose Game - Impulsive Nose A1

The Nose Game - Impulsive Nose A1, Denotes Quick Temper. Date: 1927

Background imageQuick Collection: Famous Golfers Caught In The Act. No. 11. George Gadd

Famous Golfers Caught In The Act. No. 11. George Gadd
The popular Roehampton professional has a peculiar habit of putting with his elbows well out. He also gives the putter one or two quick unpward jerks before striking the ball on the green. Date: 1928

Background imageQuick Collection: FRENCH MOROCCO CANNON

FRENCH MOROCCO CANNON
French teach Moroccans to use a quick-firing cannon Date: 1911

Background imageQuick Collection: STAGECOACH / 100 YRS AGO

STAGECOACH / 100 YRS AGO
A stagecoach makes a quick stop to pick up an extra passenger. Date: late 18th century

Background imageQuick Collection: WORLD ON FIRE

WORLD ON FIRE
-The worlds on fire ! Quick, we must hold another conference ! Date: 1920

Background imageQuick Collection: ACTRESSES DRESSINGROOM

ACTRESSES DRESSINGROOM
Actresses doing a quick change in their dressing room, helped by their dressers Date: circa 1895

Background imageQuick Collection: Children Cape Cornwall

Children Cape Cornwall
A boy and a girl dodge waves on the slipway at Cape Cornwall, Lands End, England. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageQuick Collection: Sepoys and an Indian officer, Bengal Army, 1815 (c)

Sepoys and an Indian officer, Bengal Army, 1815 (c).Watercolour on European paper, by a Company artist, Patna, 1815 (c).Many Indian ethnic groups had their own long traditions as warrior peoples

Background imageQuick Collection: Jack be Nimble

Jack be Nimble
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick Traditional nursery rhyme. Date: circa 1912

Background imageQuick Collection: A Quick Change of Front, by C. Harrison

A Quick Change of Front, by C. Harrison
A Quick Change of Front. A German shopkeeper, being a purveyor of Teutonic delicatessen products, makes a quick change once hostilities between Germany and England begin

Background imageQuick Collection: Pinocchio -- pursued by a sea monster

Pinocchio -- pursued by a sea monster
Quick, Pinocchio... but it was too late! The monster had overtaken him. Date: 1911

Background imageQuick Collection: LCC-LFB Islington fire station stables -- Kruger

LCC-LFB Islington fire station stables -- Kruger
Islington fire station stables, Upper Street, showing a white horse named Kruger. The station opened in 1899. Horses would remain in use in the London Fire Brigade until 1921

Background imageQuick Collection: Princess Elizabeth dancing at the Boyne Ball, 1949

Princess Elizabeth dancing at the Boyne Ball, 1949
Princess Elizabeth wearing a gown of lime green with a royal stuart tartan sash, is seen dancing a quick-step at the Aboyne Ball(held in the Victory Hall, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire). Her partner is Mr

Background imageQuick Collection: Officer, 7th Regiment of Foot, Royal Fusiliers

Officer, 7th Regiment of Foot, Royal Fusiliers

Background imageQuick Collection: WW2 - Bofors gun crew from the King?s African Rifles

WW2 - Bofors gun crew from the King?s African Rifles
Photograph of Bofors gun crew from the King?s African Rifles, 1939-1945 (c). The Bofors 40mm gun was the most widely used Allied anti-aircraft gun of the Second World War

Background imageQuick Collection: The Nose Game - Impulsive Nose A9

The Nose Game - Impulsive Nose A9, Denotes Quick Temper. 1927



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