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Repairing Collection

Background imageRepairing Collection: Scotland - Lossiemouth Fisherman mending his lines

Scotland - Lossiemouth Fisherman mending his lines
Moray, Scotland - Lossiemouth Fisherman mending his lines Date: circa 1905

Background imageRepairing Collection: Margot Fonteyn repairing her ballet shoes

Margot Fonteyn repairing her ballet shoes
Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991), British ballet dancer, pictured at her Kensington home repairing her ballet shoes around the time she danced the role of Aurora in Sleeping Beauty at a Royal Command Gala

Background imageRepairing Collection: Two Cobblers Mend Shoes

Two Cobblers Mend Shoes
Two cobblers, seated on a low bench in their workshop, set about repairing shoes and fitting new soles

Background imageRepairing Collection: Factory Workers 1930S

Factory Workers 1930S
Factory workers leaving the engineering and ship repairing factories of R. & H. Green and Silley Weir Ltd

Background imageRepairing Collection: Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882

Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882
Engraving, originally entitled Horse Guards under Fire again, showing a group of workmen re-surfacing the road in Whitehall, London, 1882

Background imageRepairing Collection: Boy Repairs Boots / 1930

Boy Repairs Boots / 1930
A boy is taught to mend his own boots in classes at a London School

Background imageRepairing Collection: WW2 - Home Front - Make-do and Mend Poster

WW2 - Home Front - Make-do and Mend Poster
The iconic WWII home front public information poster from the Ministry of Informations Make Do And Mend campaign. Date: 1940

Background imageRepairing Collection: A Fountain Pen Repair Shop - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

A Fountain Pen Repair Shop - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
A Fountain Pen Repair Shop - The Pen Shop - at 112 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Date: 1940

Background imageRepairing Collection: Three Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer craftsmen

Three Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer craftsmen
Photograph of three Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer craftsmen repairing the engine of an A Squadron, 15/19th Kings Royal Hussars Saracen Armoured Personnel Carrier, Malaya

Background imageRepairing Collection: Singer Sewing Machine - Shoe Repairers Machine

Singer Sewing Machine - Shoe Repairers Machine model 29K53. 1932

Background imageRepairing Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - Cobblers - Arch of Galerius

Thessaloniki, Greece - Cobblers - Arch of Galerius
Thessaloniki, Greece - Cobblers working beneath the 4th century Triumphal Arch of Galerius (part of the Rotunda Complex). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRepairing Collection: Huntley, Aberdeenshire - repairing a flat tyre

Huntley, Aberdeenshire - repairing a flat tyre
Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - repairing a flat tyre. The number plate, identifies this fine vehicle as from Liverpool (" K" ) and it was vehicle number 388 registered

Background imageRepairing Collection: Workmen repairing part of the walkways on Tower Bridge

Workmen repairing part of the walkways on Tower Bridge

Background imageRepairing Collection: LCC-LFB Vehicle and equipment workshops complex

LCC-LFB Vehicle and equipment workshops complex
The Headquarters complex at Lambeth SE1 had extensive vehicle and equipment workshops. Maintenance, repair and restoration work could be undertaken by highly skilled mechanics and craftsmen

Background imageRepairing Collection: Mr Tape the Tailor

Mr Tape the Tailor, from " Happy Families" devised in Britain by Mr Jacques in 1861

Background imageRepairing Collection: Repair your own fur coat, 1944

Repair your own fur coat, 1944. Cleaning and repairing your fur coat and your raincoat at home in wartime. Date: 1944

Background imageRepairing Collection: Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, Loch Neagh

Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, Loch Neagh
Drying and Repairing Eel Nets at Maghery, L. Neagh - a view of a man spreading eel nets out in a field to dry. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Maghery). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageRepairing Collection: The Travelling Cobbler

The Travelling Cobbler
Children sit on a grass verge and watch The Travelling Cobbler repairing shoes from the back of his van. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRepairing Collection: Robin Hoods Bay, fishermen repairing nets

Robin Hoods Bay, fishermen repairing nets

Background imageRepairing Collection: Reddin the lines Victorian period

Reddin the lines Victorian period

Background imageRepairing Collection: Steam roller and road gang Victorian period

Steam roller and road gang Victorian period Date: 19th century

Background imageRepairing Collection: Robin Hoods bay repairing the nets

Robin Hoods bay repairing the nets

Background imageRepairing Collection: Painting a gasometer probably 1920s

Painting a gasometer probably 1920s

Background imageRepairing Collection: WW2, My Hat!

WW2, My Hat!
An illustration of of a happy little girl who has not had to give any coupons for her stylish green hat, she has been very careful with repairing and not letting her clothes get ruined

Background imageRepairing Collection: Diver working on the hull of a ship underwater

Diver working on the hull of a ship underwater
A diver (in helmet and breathing gear) working on the hull of a submerged vessel - most likely welding work using an oxy acetylene torch. Date: 1943

Background imageRepairing Collection: Jewel Tower repair

Jewel Tower repair Date: 1925

Background imageRepairing Collection: Master Chips the Carpenter's Son

Master Chips the Carpenter's Son

Background imageRepairing Collection: Patent Manning Wardle & Co, locomotive engineers, steam road roller designed in Paris

Patent Manning Wardle & Co, locomotive engineers, steam road roller designed in Paris and was contracted in England. Boyne Engine Works, Leeds and is the patent of E. Gellerate and Co

Background imageRepairing Collection: Opal Whiteley (1897 -1992), mysterious diarist, repairing her diary which was damaged by a foster

Opal Whiteley (1897 -1992), mysterious diarist, repairing her diary which was damaged by a foster sister Date: 1920

Background imageRepairing Collection: Comic postcard, Plumber and maid in kitchen Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plumber and maid in kitchen Date: 20th century

Background imageRepairing Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Boots, Boots, Boots

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Boots, Boots, Boots
The Caption is Boots! Boots! Boots! This is a take on Rudyard Kiplings poem Infantry Columns where the boots actually go up and down

Background imageRepairing Collection: Country folk. Young tinker

Country folk. Young tinker
Repairing a saucepan for a young lady. Artist: Frances Brundage Date: 1903

Background imageRepairing Collection: The Cresta Run - a repair party at work

The Cresta Run - a repair party at work
Workmen busy tuning up what is one of the most famous toboggan runs in the world - the Cresta Run in St. Moritz - at Battledore and Shuttlecock, two well known turns. Date: 1924

Background imageRepairing Collection: Child at play

Child at play
Small boy with tool set repairing toys. Date: circa 1925

Background imageRepairing Collection: Craftsmen overhauling lamps, South Wales

Craftsmen overhauling lamps, South Wales
The Great Coal Strike - craftsmen busy overhauling lamps in South Wales. 1921

Background imageRepairing Collection: Belgians prevent Germans repairing Termonde bridge, WW1

Belgians prevent Germans repairing Termonde bridge, WW1
Belgians preventing Germans from repairing the bridge at Termonde, Belgium, 11 September 1914. 1914

Background imageRepairing Collection: Cartoon, A Professer of the Healing Art

Cartoon, A Professer of the Healing Art - cobbler repairing a shoe. circa 1833

Background imageRepairing Collection: Santa Claus in his workshop on a Christmas postcard

Santa Claus in his workshop on a Christmas postcard
Santa Claus making a sled in his workshop on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageRepairing Collection: Big Ben under repair - Scaffolding - Houses of Parliament

Big Ben under repair - Scaffolding - Houses of Parliament, London. The scaffolding was erected in 1933 to enable renovation work to the clock tower. Date: 1933

Background imageRepairing Collection: A Young Indian Cobbler at work

A Young Indian Cobbler at work. circa 1903

Background imageRepairing Collection: Shoemaker 1855

Shoemaker 1855
Old shoemaker sitting on a low stool making shoes. Date: 1855

Background imageRepairing Collection: REPAIRING DOLLS

REPAIRING DOLLS
A dolls hospital in South London: a woman takes a pair of pliers to a broken dollys limb while a girl watches hoping to have her toy repaired in time for Christmas Date: 4 December 1929

Background imageRepairing Collection: Fishing net cart, Bermeo, Spain

Fishing net cart, Bermeo, Spain
Men haul fishing nets from a cart on the harbourside at Bermeo, Spain, while one of their wives sits on the ground to repair them Date: 1990

Background imageRepairing Collection: WW2 - ith the W. A. A. F. - The Boot Repairer

WW2 - ith the W. A. A. F. - The Boot Repairer
WW2 - With the W.A.A.F. - The Boot Repairer. Date: circa 1941

Background imageRepairing Collection: Advertising postcard - New Home Sewing Machine

Advertising postcard - New Home Sewing Machine
The worlds greatest sewing machine is the New Home made by Gonyea and Alba of Rutland, Vermont, enabling repairs to be carried out in situ...! Date: circa 1910

Background imageRepairing Collection: WW2 - Canadian Trooper repairing his bicycle in Normandy

WW2 - Canadian Trooper repairing his bicycle in Normandy following the D-Day landings - June 1944. Date: 1944

Background imageRepairing Collection: Bootmaker at work, Jaffa, Western Israel

Bootmaker at work, Jaffa, Western Israel
Bootmaker at work in Jaffa, Western Israel, while his customer waits for a repair to be done. Date: 1920s

Background imageRepairing Collection: Cupids repairing broken hearts on a Valentine postcard

Cupids repairing broken hearts on a Valentine postcard
Cupids repairing broken hearts with glue on a Valentine postcard -- Sincere Love. Date: circa 1890s



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