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Background imageRailings Collection: Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Halifaxs Crossley Orphanage was founded in 1864 by Joseph, John and Francis Crossley. The building was designed by John Hogg

Background imageRailings Collection: The Suffragette that knew Jiu-Jitsu

The Suffragette that knew Jiu-Jitsu - The Arrest. A crowd of terrified Policemen look on in trepidation at a lone suffragette, her sleeves rolled up, ready to take on all-comers

Background imageRailings Collection: Waves at Porthcawl

Waves at Porthcawl
A young boy defies the waves at Porthcawl, Glamorgan, Wales. His mother and her friend look across with some concern at another boy on the railings in the distance

Background imageRailings Collection: Campbeltown, Scotland - Main Street

Campbeltown, Scotland - Main Street viewed from the Town Hall, showing the town cross, protected by a ring of black railings

Background imageRailings Collection: St Marys Hospital, Paddington, West London

St Marys Hospital, Paddington, West London. circa 1905

Background imageRailings Collection: Captain Berrys dachshunds in the park

Captain Berrys dachshunds in the park
A large number of dachshunds, one of them a rough coated specimen, are taken for a walk in the park. They belong to a Captain Berry of Queens Gate Terrace, South Kensington, London

Background imageRailings Collection: Bridges on the Tyne

Bridges on the Tyne
The handsome bridges connecting Gateshead and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The Great Tyne Bridge arches over Stephensons High Level Bridge, a double-decker built in 1846

Background imageRailings Collection: West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex

West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex
The West Middlesex Hospital, originally erected as an infirmary for the Brentford Union workhouse on Twickenham Road, Isleworth

Background imageRailings Collection: Carlisle Circus, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Carlisle Circus, Belfast, Northern Ireland. circa 1908

Background imageRailings Collection: Soho, London - 2 and 3 Greek Street

Soho, London - 2 and 3 Greek Street, the Gay Hussar restaurant and the Soho Wine Market, next to the House of St Barnabas. 1973

Background imageRailings Collection: St Michaels Church, Highgate, North London

St Michaels Church, Highgate, North London, consecrated and opened in 1832. Date: circa 1870s

Background imageRailings Collection: Main Street, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

Main Street, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA. Date: circa 1905

Background imageRailings Collection: The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Scene in Gloucester Terrace, The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, decorated with flags and bunting to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII

Background imageRailings Collection: Open Air Baths - West Kirby, Wirral, England

Open Air Baths - West Kirby, Wirral, England
Open Air Baths at the Marine Lake - West Kirby, Cheshire, Wirral, England

Background imageRailings Collection: The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Date: circa 1908

Background imageRailings Collection: Entrance to Castle grounds, Dudley, West Midlands

Entrance to Castle grounds, Dudley, West Midlands, with a statue of William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, on the right. Date: 1905

Background imageRailings Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

Cinderella by Arthur Rackham
Cinderellas sisters arriving for the Ball in all their finery. Date: 1919

Background imageRailings Collection: Officers at Shepton Mallet Prison, Somerset

Officers at Shepton Mallet Prison, Somerset
Three uniformed prison officers stand in front of Shepton Mallet Prison, Somerset. The prison was originally established as a House of Correction in 1625

Background imageRailings Collection: Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London

Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London
Ward blocks at Southwark Military Hospital which, during the First World War, was established in the St Saviours workhouse infirmary

Background imageRailings Collection: Arboretum with fountain and Royce statue, Derby

Arboretum with fountain and Royce statue, Derby
The Arboretum, a public park near the centre of Derby, with a fountain (left) and a statue of Sir Frederick Henry Royce (1863-1933), the English engineer and automobile manufacturer

Background imageRailings Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
The Newport Pagnell Union workhouse was erected in 1836 at the junction of London Road and North Crawley Road. It later became Renny Lodge Hospital

Background imageRailings Collection: Harley Street viewed from Weymouth Street, London

Harley Street viewed from Weymouth Street, London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageRailings Collection: Men at Brixham Harbour

Men at Brixham Harbour
Four men chatting by the quayside railing at Brixham Harbour, Devon

Background imageRailings Collection: Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia, USA

Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia, USA. Date: circa 1905

Background imageRailings Collection: Percy House Military Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex

Percy House Military Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex
A view of Percy House School which served as a Military Hospital during the First World War. The school, for pauper children, was established by the Brentford Union in 1883 on Twickenham Road

Background imageRailings Collection: Harrow School in 1934

Harrow School in 1934
A view up toward some of the principal buidings of Harrow School

Background imageRailings Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace

Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, outside Buckingham Palace on 2 January 1928. Her brother Sergeant Alfred William Clayden (second from left)

Background imageRailings Collection: Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
The entrance and receiving block at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. A woman in uniform and a boy stand on either side of the archway

Background imageRailings Collection: Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex

Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex
The entrance to Oldchurch Hospital, Oldchurch Road, Romford, Essex. The hospital began life in 1839 as the Romford Union workhouse, designed by Francis Edwards

Background imageRailings Collection: Brabazon House, Moreton Street, Pimlico

Brabazon House, Moreton Street, Pimlico
Brabazon House, Moreton Street (now demolished), Pimlico, London

Background imageRailings Collection: Ashford, Surrey - St Davids School

Ashford, Surrey - St Davids School
St Davids School - an independent girls school in Ashford (historically in Middlesex, but from 1965 in the district of Spelthorne in Surrey), England

Background imageRailings Collection: Wimpole Street, London W1

Wimpole Street, London W1, with Grohe, Watchmakers, on the right. circa 1905

Background imageRailings Collection: Advertisement for Facel Vega car

Advertisement for Facel Vega car with female model (Helen Connor). 1959

Background imageRailings Collection: Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Sitting on the grass before the last section (and gates) of the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England. Date: early 1950s

Background imageRailings Collection: Elliot Colliery, New Tredegar, Rhymney Valley, South Wales

Elliot Colliery, New Tredegar, Rhymney Valley, South Wales
General view of the Elliot Colliery, New Tredegar, Rhymney Valley, South Wales

Background imageRailings Collection: Union Workhouse, Fir Vale, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Union Workhouse, Fir Vale, Sheffield, Yorkshire
The gates of the Sheffield Union workhouse at Fir Vale in South Yorkshire, with the workhouse porter standing behind. The workhouse, on Smilter Lane (now Herries Road), was opened in 1880

Background imageRailings Collection: Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset

Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset
The Wellington Union workhouse on North Street, Wellington, Somerset. A group of local children stand outside. The workhouse, designed by County Surveyor, Richard Carver, was erected in 1836-7

Background imageRailings Collection: Leeds Workhouse and Burmantofts Cemetery

Leeds Workhouse and Burmantofts Cemetery
A very early photograph of Leeds Workhouse from Burmantofts Cemetery, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The workhouse, designed by William Perkin and Elisha Backhouse

Background imageRailings Collection: Walton Street Police Station, Knightsbridge, SW London

Walton Street Police Station, Knightsbridge, SW London. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageRailings Collection: Falmouth, Cornwall - Greenbank Terrace

Falmouth, Cornwall - Greenbank Terrace. Date: circa 1906

Background imageRailings Collection: Abraham Lincoln Statue, Westminster, London

Abraham Lincoln Statue, Westminster, London
Statue of US President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), Parliament Square, Westminster, London (now re-located slightly to stand in front of the Middlesex Guildhall)

Background imageRailings Collection: Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium

Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium
Aerial view of the Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium, a public garden noted for its statues of representatives from traditional professions. Date: circa 1900

Background imageRailings Collection: Old North Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Old North Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Old North Church (officially, Christ Church), in Salem Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with a cemetery visible on the left. Date: circa 1920

Background imageRailings Collection: Georgian Town Houses

Georgian Town Houses
Georgian houses in Selwood Place, a quiet street in Chelsea, London

Background imageRailings Collection: Boys Watching Ship

Boys Watching Ship
A group of boys lean against the dock railings and watch a steamship being built

Background imageRailings Collection: The Trip to Jerusalem Inn, Nottingham

The Trip to Jerusalem Inn, Nottingham, claimed to be the oldest inn in England. Date: 1930s

Background imageRailings Collection: St Aloysius College, Highgate, North London

St Aloysius College, Highgate, North London
Boys in the playground of St Aloysius College, Highgate, North London. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageRailings Collection: Three young men on veteran BSA motorcycle

Three young men on veteran BSA motorcycle
Three young men on a veteran BSA motorcycle circa 1920



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