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Background imageReceive Collection: For What We Are About to Receive by Cecil Aldin

For What We Are About to Receive by Cecil Aldin
An illustration by Cecil Aldin showing three dogs waiting to be fed. Date: 25th November 1929

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Sport / Cricket / W G Grace
W G Grace, ready to receive the ball

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Pensions Introduced
The scene at an English Post Office, when old age pensioners call in for the first time to receive their government pension

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A Reader in cigar factory, Tampa, Fla. He reads books and newspapers at top of his voice all day long. This is all the education many of these workers receive

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LCC-LFB Breathing apparatus communications set
A Sub Officer from Lambeths (D61) emergency tender crew demonstrating the Southampton communications equipment that was worn with a full face mask on the Proto (oxygen) breathing apparatus set

Background imageReceive Collection: Hackney Coach / 1807

Hackney Coach / 1807
A Hackney coach stops at a liquor store for the horse team to receive refreshment

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Chinese Pharmacy 1864
Traditional Chinese dispensaries have changed little over time. Herbs are weighed out in daily doses, and patients receive bags of herbs to last the treatment. Date: 1864

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Israel / Jordan 1902
A group of Christians - Orthodox, judging by the priests vestments - receive baptism in the sacred river where Jesus himself was baptised by John Date: 1902

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The Arrival of the Indian Mail at Folkestone, 1844
Engraving showing the Mail ship entering Folkestone Harbour, with the Express Train standing by to receive the mail and take it to London

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Receiving Valentines
Two girls have been waiting eagerly for the post on Saint Valentines Day : now one of them holds out her pinafore to receive her share from the postman

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Cheshire Horse Show
Junior competitors receive their award cards from one of the judges at a horse show at Heswall, Cheshire, England. Date: 1950s

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Russian Soldiers Return
Red Army troops return home to Moscow where they receive a warm welcome

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Millbank Prison / Ackerman
Millbank prison was conceived by Jeremy Bentham whose goal was that prisoners would receive just punishment while developing an appreciation of labour. It was completed in 1821

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Lesson in Agriculture
A group of farmworkers receive instruction in agricultural methods

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St Michaels Convent, Waterlooville - Refuge & Laundry
The refuge and laundry buildings at St Michaels Convent, Waterlooville, Hampshire, established to receive penitents and young girls in moral danger. Date: circa 1905

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King John re-crowned by Cardinal Pandulf Verraccio
King John (1199-1216) is re-crowned by Cardinal Pandulf Verraccio sent from Pope Innocent III in Rome to solve the crisis with the Church by formally surrendering England to the representative of

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WW2 - R. A. F. Repairs Instruction
This photograph provides a broad view of a British WW2 Royal Air Force hangar, inside which trainees receive practical instruction of repairs. Date: circa 1940s

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Advertisement for Shaftesbury Homes
An advertisement for The Shaftesbury Homes and Arethusa Training Ship. Announcing the acquisition of Esher Place, the location of a girl's school

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New Viceroy of India, Lord Hardinge and Lady Hardinge receive a warm welcome upon landing at the Apollo Bundar, Bombay (Mumbai) India. Date: 1910

Background imageReceive Collection: Photograph of Indian troops lined up to receive inoculations

Photograph of Indian troops lined up to receive inoculations, 1916 (c). The high temperatures in Mesopotamia, alongside poor medical facilities, flies

Background imageReceive Collection: A unit of General Franco's Nationalist troops lined up to receive their rations, Alcorcon

A unit of General Franco's Nationalist troops lined up to receive their rations, Alcorcon, near Madrid, 1936. At this point in the Spanish Civil War

Background imageReceive Collection: Message from the dead: Photograph of a medium during the reception of a spiritualistic message

Message from the dead: Photograph of a medium during the reception of a spiritualistic message with a mask over his eyes. Date: 1908

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LOUIS NAPOLEON
Prince LOUIS NAPOLEON (1856 - 1879), wears his best clothes at the 1867 Exposition to receive the king of Prussia - who will drive his family into exile and himself to an early death

Background imageReceive Collection: Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys

Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys
Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French Forces boys, aged between 16 and 20, at Downing Street. The boys crossed the English Channel one dark night in canoes, in a dangerous 36-hour trip

Background imageReceive Collection: Comic postcard, Hungry lions - For what we are about to receive

Comic postcard, Hungry lions - For what we are about to receive... Date: early 20th century

Background imageReceive Collection: Facey Romford hands his candle to a footman

Facey Romford hands his candle to a footman
English gentleman in formal clothes attending a dinner, 19th century. Facey Romford hands his candle to a footman at the bottom of a staircase. Lucy Somersville in yellow crinoline dress follows him

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Birmingham Eye Hospital Out-Patient Ticket
A ticket which subscribers to the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital could give to a prospective out-patient who would then receive free treatment. Date: 1892

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McMichael Radio used to receive weather reports
Demonstrating the McMichael Radio, used to receive weather reports at 23, 000 feet on the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition. 1933

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African labourers lined up to receive their wages
African labourers on a farm or plantation lined up to receive their wages. Date: 1950s

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Quarriers Fairknowe Home, Brockville, Canada
The Fairknowe Home at Brockville, Canada, used to receive child emigrants from Quarriers Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Date: circa 1900

Background imageReceive Collection: The Battle of Tonelero 1852

The Battle of Tonelero 1852
Battle between the Argentine Confederation army and the Brazilian Imperial Navy, commanded by Admiral Grenfell in the flagship steamer " Affonzo"

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Approach of Emperor of China to receive British Ambassador
Approach of the Emperor of China to receive the British Ambassador. 19th century

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Raymonde de Laroche (1882 -1919), born Elise Raymonde Deroche, French pilot and the first woman in the world to receive an aeroplane pilots licence

Background imageReceive Collection: Guglielmo Marconi with his Assistants Kemp and Paget, behind is the experiments kite

Guglielmo Marconi with his Assistants Kemp and Paget, behind is the experiments kite. Date: 12th December 1901

Background imageReceive Collection: Guglielmo Marconi (1874 - 1937), Italian inventor and electrical engineer

Guglielmo Marconi (1874 - 1937), Italian inventor and electrical engineer, shown in photograph with his apparatus, after receiving signals at Newfoundland

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Bristol B. E. 10 Olympus Mk. 101
Bristol B.E.10 Olympus Mk.101 (Ministry of Supply designation Bol.1/2C). A more powerful version of the Olympus with a larger turbine, delivering11

Background imageReceive Collection: Serbian women receive military training. Date: 1908

Serbian women receive military training. Date: 1908

Background imageReceive Collection: May I Have Some More? Date: 1950

May I Have Some More? Date: 1950

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Soldiers and Gun Date: 1943

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Albert, Duke of York - Honourary Degree for Taft, Cambridge
Prince Albert, Duke of York (future King George VI) (1895-1952) - receiving an Honorary Degree as Doctor of Law along with the ex-President (and then Chief Justice)

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Albert, Duke of York - Brigade of Guards Ceremony
Prince Albert, Duke of York (future King George VI) (1895-1952) - July 1922 - regments of the Brigade of Guards receive new colours from King Gerge V - picture from the march after the ceremony which

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King Cheer by James Godwin
King Cheer giving gifts of food and fruit to the poor. Date: 1864

Background imageReceive Collection: Cartoon, Unpleasant Duties of Club Life

Cartoon, Unpleasant Duties of Club Life. When the new French chef Victor Achille Petroly is summoned to receive a reprimand, the club members lose their appetite for complaining about the food

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STAMPING THE PRESS
Delivering the ILN to Somerset House to receive the official stamp : though not direct censorship, this is seen as a tax on knowledge, an infringe- ment of freedom of the press. Date: 1842

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MILITARY MANOEUVRES 1861
A Battalion forming a hollow square to receive cavalry. Date: 1861

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JULIAS BUREAU
Julias Bureau, created by journalist W T Stead, claims to receive messages from the Borderland : Punch mocks... Date: 1893

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Meeting Postman
A girl holds out her pinafore to receive the many Valentines she is expecting the postman to give her Date: 1886

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Royal Air Force Bristol Beaufighter Mk. IF V8341
Royal Air Force Bristol Beaufighter Mk.IF V8341, on take-off with the undercarriage retracting. Visible on the leading edges outboard of the engines are the receive antennae of the AI Mk.IV airborne



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