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Background imageRiverside Collection: Maidenhead bridge & Skindles hotel

Maidenhead bridge & Skindles hotel
The riverside town of Maidenhead in Berkshire showing the seven-arched bridge constructed in 1772 and the famous Skindles hotel, known in former days as the Orkney Arms

Background imageRiverside Collection: Swans, Windsor Bridge, Henley

Swans, Windsor Bridge, Henley
Mute swans feed from a pontoon near the Windsor Bridge across the River Thames, Henley, Berkshire, UK. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageRiverside Collection: Desert near Palm Springs, California, USA

Desert near Palm Springs, California, USA
Desert near Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA, with Mount San Jacinto in the background. Date: late 1930s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur

Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur
Illustration after Walter Dendy Sadler (18541923) of his painting Thursday (Tomorrow will be Friday) of 1880, showing a group of jovial monks out fishing. Date: 1880

Background imageRiverside Collection: Firefighters at scene of fire at Riverside Drive, Chiswick

Firefighters at scene of fire at Riverside Drive, Chiswick
Firefighters at scene of fire at 10 Riverside Drive, Chiswick, West London

Background imageRiverside Collection: LFB at 25 pump fire, warehouse in Fulham

LFB at 25 pump fire, warehouse in Fulham
LFB firefighters in action at a fire in Fulham, where 100 tons of paraffin wax ignited in a riverside warehouse. The major blaze required 25 pumps

Background imageRiverside Collection: Washington - Japanese Cherry Blossoms - Potomac Park

Washington - Japanese Cherry Blossoms - Potomac Park
Washington DC, USA - Japanese Cherry Blossoms - Potomac Park, Riverside Drive. Date: 1920

Background imageRiverside Collection: Labour Union Poster - Great London Dock Strike

Labour Union Poster - Great London Dock Strike
Labour Union Poster Commemorating the Great London Dock Strike of 1889. This industrial dispute involving dock workers in the Port of London broke out on 14 August 1889

Background imageRiverside Collection: The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card

The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card
A rather unusual Christmas Greetings postcard, featuring a World War One era soldier (serving on the Mesopotamian front) in patriotic pose before an inset view of the Landing Stage at Ahvaz - a city

Background imageRiverside Collection: Shanghai, China - The Bund looking North - Huangpu River

Shanghai, China - The Bund looking North - Huangpu River
The Bund - a waterfront area in central Shanghai focused on a section of Zhongshan Road within the former Shanghai International Settlement, along the western bank of the Huangpu River

Background imageRiverside Collection: Barnardos Children emigrating to Canada

Barnardos Children emigrating to Canada
Two hundred and fifty boys and girls from Dr. Barnardos Home at Riverside Station, Liverpool on their way to Canada. So many Barnardos children emigrated to Canada that one in eleven Canadians today

Background imageRiverside Collection: Pier Head, Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool Date: 1903

Background imageRiverside Collection: Taking a boat trip on the River Thames at Windsor

Taking a boat trip on the River Thames at Windsor
The riverboat Hampton Court prepares to take a boatload of daytrippers for a journey up the River Thames at Windsor. The woman in the foreground is blowing up some balloons - perhaps someone has a

Background imageRiverside Collection: Latvia - Riga - Agenskalns

Latvia - Riga - Agenskalns
Agenskalns a district in Riga, located on the left bank of the Daugava, an old neighbourhood, mainly built in the late 19th - early 20th century. Formerly known as Hegensberg. Date: circa 1901

Background imageRiverside Collection: Antioch (Antakya), Turkey

Antioch (Antakya), Turkey
Antioch - Antakya (Turkish) - on the Orontes River in the far south of modern Turkey. Founded in the 4th century BC, eventually rivalling Alexandria as the greatest Near Eastern City

Background imageRiverside Collection: GLC-LFB Warehouse fire, Herring Street, London

GLC-LFB Warehouse fire, Herring Street, London
A serious warehouse fire in riverside wharfs and a turntable ladder at work in the distance. In the foreground salvage tenders from the London Salvage Corps are in attendance to mitigate damage

Background imageRiverside Collection: The Maharajas Palace at Srinagar, Kashmir, India

The Maharajas Palace at Srinagar, Kashmir, India
The Maharajas Palace (Sher Garhi Palace) at Srinagar, Kashmir, India on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus

Background imageRiverside Collection: Shoot for (probably) Vanity Fair - Model and Rowers

Shoot for (probably) Vanity Fair - Model and Rowers
Shoot for (probably) Vanity Fair - 1950s. Model with a team of rowers. Date: 1950s

Background imageRiverside Collection: School Ferry, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

School Ferry, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Medmenham Abbey, Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

Medmenham Abbey, Medmenham, Buckinghamshire. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Advertisement for Godfrey Davis car hire, Hotel de Paris

Advertisement for Godfrey Davis car hire, Hotel de Paris
Advertisement for the Mayfair car hire company, Godfrey Davis, depicting an elegant group of bright young things G.D ing up to Bray in a smart Buick, where the delights of the exclusive river club

Background imageRiverside Collection: Two Women by the riverside by Katsukawa Shuncho

Two Women by the riverside by Katsukawa Shuncho
Katsukawa Shuncho (fl. 1783 to circa 1795) - a Japanese designer of ukiyo-e style Japanese woodblock prints - Two women by the riverside. Date: late 18th century

Background imageRiverside Collection: Riverside Park, Tavistock

Riverside Park, Tavistock

Background imageRiverside Collection: Shanghai waterfront, China, early 1900s

Shanghai waterfront, China, early 1900s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Tyne Bridge - Viewed from the Riverside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Tyne Bridge - Viewed from the Riverside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The Tyne Bridge - Viewed from the Riverside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, pictured soon after opening. The bridge was designed by the engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson

Background imageRiverside Collection: Riverside scene, Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey

Riverside scene, Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey - Painted by artist Charles Howard for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageRiverside Collection: St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Show Boat and Eads Bridge

St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Show Boat and Eads Bridge
St. Louis, Missouri, USA - River scene - Historic Show Boat Golden Rod with Eads Bridge in background. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageRiverside Collection: The River Thames above the Weir, Boulter's Lock, Maidenhead

The River Thames above the Weir, Boulter's Lock, Maidenhead, Berkshire. The weir is some way upstream of the lock, at the northern end of Ray Mill Island. Date: 1932

Background imageRiverside Collection: History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station

History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Leopoldville station. Panoramic view of the trading post and port from Ngaliema Bay in 1884. It was the first main Colonial Post near Stanley Pool

Background imageRiverside Collection: Africa. The Congo. View of Leopoldville, April, 1882

Africa. The Congo. View of Leopoldville, April, 1882
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. View of Leopoldville, April, 1882. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageRiverside Collection: Africa. The Congo. Panorama of Leopoldville and Kintamo

Africa. The Congo. Panorama of Leopoldville and Kintamo
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Panorama of Leopoldville and Kintamo. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageRiverside Collection: The Congo. Panorama of the Upper Congo

The Congo. Panorama of the Upper Congo
History of Africa. 19th century. Congo. Panoramic view of the Upper Congo. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageRiverside Collection: A Berkshire Stream

A Berkshire Stream
A drypoint etching which shows a large, decrepit old riverside building, by which a boy is sitting on the bank, another figure can be seen in one of a cluster of boats, situated in Berkshire

Background imageRiverside Collection: A Jolly Noonday

A Jolly Noonday
This watercolour painting shows a group of women wearing colourful dresses, enjoying their day at the riverside, next to a large garden thin stemmed urn, brimming with flowers. Date: circa 1919

Background imageRiverside Collection: Figures By A River

Figures By A River
This painting depicts a number of figures, including a flute player sitting beside a tree, and two couples lounging together, with a pair of sheep and a dog, all situated in the foreground

Background imageRiverside Collection: Cows By The River

Cows By The River
An oil painting which shows a group of four cows grazing by a riverside, with a line of tall, slender trees the other side and a woman standing nearby. Date: circa 1914

Background imageRiverside Collection: Cherry Blossom at Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Cherry Blossom at Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Cherry Blossom, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Oxford Eight practising on the River Thames with Houseboats

Oxford Eight practising on the River Thames with Houseboats
An Oxford Eight practising on the River Thames with elegant houseboats moored along the far riverbank. Date: 1929

Background imageRiverside Collection: White Star Line - three pocket books

White Star Line - three pocket books
White Star Line - three rare pocket books. (1) 1893 hardbound booklet of tide tables, sailings, passages, etc. published by Ismay, Imrie & Co

Background imageRiverside Collection: Paper barges

Paper barges
This etching shows a number of docked barges and boats, on a riverside, industrial town area of New Zealand. Date: circa 1921

Background imageRiverside Collection: Landscape Oil Painting

Landscape Oil Painting
Landscape oil painting showing an elevated town in the distance, and a group of children by the riverside. Date: circa 1926

Background imageRiverside Collection: Exterior the Don Saltero's Coffee House in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. Date: 18th century

Exterior the Don Saltero's Coffee House in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. Date: 18th century

Background imageRiverside Collection: Mainz, Germany on the River Rhine

Mainz, Germany on the River Rhine. Notable sights and map of the River and neighbouring towns and villages. Date: circa 1905

Background imageRiverside Collection: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Centre - New York City

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Centre - New York City
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center - New York City, NY, USA. Date: (insert date)

Background imageRiverside Collection: Sitt Zumurrud Khatuns Tomb. This is the most famous mausoleum in Baghdad

Sitt Zumurrud Khatuns Tomb. This is the most famous mausoleum in Baghdad. It is situated in the western sector of Baghdad not faraway from the main railway station.Erroneously ascribed to Sitt

Background imageRiverside Collection: Pool of London - Tower Bridge - River Thames

Pool of London - Tower Bridge - River Thames
circa 1910s

Background imageRiverside Collection: Battersea Park

Battersea Park
View of Battersea Park lake. Battersea Park is a large 200 acre Victorian park, built between 1854 and 1870, with a riverside promenade, a large lake, many notable trees and ecological areas

Background imageRiverside Collection: Crown and Sceptre Inn, Greenwich

Crown and Sceptre Inn, Greenwich
The Crown & Sceptre Tap was situated on Crane Street. This prominent riverside tavern closed around the turn of the 20th century and has long since been demolished. Date: 1875



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