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Rescues Collection

Background imageRescues Collection: Pilgrims Progress 3

Pilgrims Progress 3
Help rescues Christian from the Slough of Despond into which he had tumbled

Background imageRescues Collection: Rescuing the ships mascot during a naval engagement

Rescuing the ships mascot during a naval engagement: the dog, which had fallen overboard, is plucked from the sea during an aerial attack. 1917

Background imageRescues Collection: RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue sign

RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue sign
Sign for the No. 22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Search and Rescue, based at Thorney Island near Chichester, West Sussex. Set up in 1955

Background imageRescues Collection: Hero Fireman rescues child

Hero Fireman rescues child

Background imageRescues Collection: ST BERNARD RESCUES BOY

ST BERNARD RESCUES BOY
A Saint Bernard rescues a boy from an icy death Date: late 19th century

Background imageRescues Collection: Shadows of a Great City by Joseph Jefferson and L R Sherwell

Shadows of a Great City by Joseph Jefferson and L R Sherwell. First produced in England, at the Princesss Theatre, 14 July 1887

Background imageRescues Collection: John Everett Millais, The Rescue

John Everett Millais, The Rescue - a fireman rescues three children and returns them to their mother. 1855

Background imageRescues Collection: Deerhound rescues a portion of the crew of the Alabama

Deerhound rescues a portion of the crew of the Alabama, the Confederate war-steamer sunk by the Federal steam- sloop the Kearsarge. Date: 19 June 1864

Background imageRescues 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 imageRescues Collection: Appeal for aid, for food and shelter required for every day for thousands of dogs

Appeal for aid, for food and shelter required for every day for thousands of dogs and cats that are recused from the streets

Background imageRescues Collection: Letterman Rescues Coed

Letterman Rescues Coed

Background imageRescues Collection: OLD DOG TRAY

OLD DOG TRAY
Old Dog Tray, a Newfoundland, rescues his young mistress from a watery grave. Date: late 19th century

Background imageRescues Collection: WELL-BEHAVED BOY C1920

WELL-BEHAVED BOY C1920
A well-behaved boy rescues an aged gents hat Date: circa 1920

Background imageRescues Collection: Greatheads Lifeboat

Greatheads Lifeboat rescues a ship in trouble. Date: 1791

Background imageRescues Collection: PERSEUS RESCUING

PERSEUS RESCUING
Perseus rescues Andromeda from a fearsome monster which had planned on eating her

Background imageRescues Collection: Fireman climbing a ladder at a fire

Fireman climbing a ladder at a fire
A brave fireman climbs a ladder to rescue Alice Ayres and her children from the window of a blazing house Date: 19th century

Background imageRescues Collection: Police rescue a small boy during the Floods in Norwich

Police rescue a small boy during the Floods in Norwich, Norfolk - August, 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageRescues Collection: The Liberation of St. Peter from prison by an angel

The Liberation of St. Peter from prison by an angel
The Liberation of Saint Peter is a story told in the Acts of the Apostles in which Saint Peter is rescued from the prison of King Herod by an angel. circa 19th century

Background imageRescues Collection: V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2

V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2
A woman is rescued after a V2 rocket attack in Manor Park. Although many such amazing rescues took place, hundreds of Londoners died in these attacks launched in the latter stages of WW2

Background imageRescues Collection: RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue crew and helicopter

RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue crew and helicopter
Three crew and a helicopter belonging to the No. 22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Search and Rescue, based at Thorney Island near Chichester, West Sussex

Background imageRescues Collection: RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue helicopters

RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue helicopters
Two helicopters belonging to the No. 22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Search and Rescue, based at Thorney Island near Chichester, West Sussex

Background imageRescues Collection: LCC-LFB rescue drills at Brigade HQ

LCC-LFB rescue drills at Brigade HQ
Two escape ladders and two hook ladders at work on the Headquarters main drill tower and firefighters performing rescues by carrying down and lowering by line using live casualties

Background imageRescues Collection: Scene of whale rescue attempt, River Thames

Scene of whale rescue attempt, River Thames, in which a Northern Bottlenose Whale was lost

Background imageRescues Collection: Scaling ladder rescue drill demonstration, WW2

Scaling ladder rescue drill demonstration, WW2
The position in which a line is attached to a scaling ladder in order to perform a rescue from the upper floors of a building

Background imageRescues Collection: Crusoe and Friday

Crusoe and Friday
Robinson Crusoe rescues Friday from being eaten by cannibals and thus becomes Crusoes greatful servant and companion

Background imageRescues Collection: Espinasse at Avignon

Espinasse at Avignon
When the people of Avignon riot and plan to throw an official into the Rhone, colonel Bozonier de l Espinasse rescues him at great risk to himself

Background imageRescues Collection: Perseus & Andromeda / Ford

Perseus & Andromeda / Ford
Perseus rescues Andromeda from being sacrificed to the monstrous fish with walking feet by showing Medusas dismembered head to it and thereby turning it to stone

Background imageRescues Collection: Andrew Besley, photographer, at an exhibition

Andrew Besley, photographer, at an exhibition about wrecks and rescues in the south west of England. Seen standing by press photographs of the Flying Enterprise

Background imageRescues Collection: The Bondman by Hall Caine

The Bondman by Hall Caine
Flyer showing dramatic scene for The Bondman by Hall Caine, from Drury Lane. Jason rescues Michael Sunlocks from the sulphur mine, where they have both been made to work as prisoners

Background imageRescues Collection: Helicopter search and rescue using thermal camera

Helicopter search and rescue using thermal camera
Helicopter search and rescue, early use of a thermal infrared camera to find missing people. A woman sits to the left of the pilot, with the camera in front of her. Date: 1972

Background imageRescues Collection: RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue

RAF 22 Squadron Search and Rescue
Crew jackets belonging to the No. 22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Search and Rescue, based at Thorney Island near Chichester, West Sussex

Background imageRescues Collection: Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex

Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex, the site of many deaths and rescues. Seen here are members of the coastguard rescue party, setting off on an emergency call with ropes and other equipment

Background imageRescues Collection: WW1 - British submarine rescues German sailor

WW1 - British submarine rescues German sailor
WW1 - A British marine seen saving the life of a German sailor belonging to a war-ship sunk in the North Sea. The marine is hauling the man on board using a life-line which has been flung to him

Background imageRescues Collection: Krisna rescues Braia village from a fire in the

Krisna rescues Braia village from a fire in the
" Krisna rescues Braia village from a fire in the woods, after having tamed snake Kaliya. Illustration from " Bhagavata Purana", 18th century. Hindu art. Miniature Painting."



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