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Road Side Collection

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Mailboxes in Takaka, South Island, New Zealand

Mailboxes in Takaka, South Island, New Zealand
A row of colourful farm mail boxes at the roadside in Takaka, at the northern end of New Zealands South Island

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Travelling Hairdresser

Travelling Hairdresser
Roadside Beauty Service. A travelling hairdresser gives a girl a fashionable haircut. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Italian Roadside Cafe

Italian Roadside Cafe
A group of men chat in the shade of a tree outside an Italian roadside cafe

Background imageRoad Side Collection: HURRY! SLOWLY

HURRY! SLOWLY
Hurry! Slowly! This curiously worded signpost is to be seen by the roadside near Ashby-de-la-Zouche, Leicestershire, England. It warns of a open Level Crossing Date: 1950s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Hindu Sahdus near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Hindu Sahdus near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh
Two Sadhus pose for a photograph on a road near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India. In Hinduism, sadhu is a common term for an ascetic or practitioner of yoga (yogi)

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Andijan - Uzbekistan

Andijan - Uzbekistan
Andijan (Andijon), Uzbekistan - a small roadside mosque

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Sports car parked at the roadside

Sports car parked at the roadside - the driver looks back toward the cameraman

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Woman tramp sitting at side of road

Woman tramp sitting at side of road
A female tramp, her skin tanned by the outdoor life, sits by the road, her bag of possessions at her side. Although her body is well wrapped in overcoat and hat, her feet are in open sandals

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Gipsy family inside a bender tent, Surrey

Gipsy family inside a bender tent, Surrey
A roadside gipsy family inside a bender (a tent like a wigwam, made out of sack and other materials), in the Newdigate area of Surrey

Background imageRoad Side Collection: A Scottish highwayman

A Scottish highwayman at the entrance of his cave by the roadside. Date: 19th Century

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Walls Ice Cream cart

Walls Ice Cream cart
A classic Stop Me And Buy One hand-pushed cart selling Walls Ice Cream. The vendor serves a little girl who stands on a tree stump to look into the cart and choose her favourite flavour

Background imageRoad Side Collection: roadside stalls - Pegu

roadside stalls - Pegu
Roadside stalls - Pegu - Bottleneck entering city, at one-way bridge built by returning British army, with a maximum three-year guarantee

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Roadside Barber

Roadside Barber
This man standing next to his car is actually a roadside barber! Date: early 1930s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: The Southwest Theatre Unit of the Federal Theatre Project at

The Southwest Theatre Unit of the Federal Theatre Project at the Musart Theatre now Lynn Riggs lusty American comedy Roadside

Background imageRoad Side Collection: American scenery - the inn on the roadside

American scenery - the inn on the roadside. Print showing a busy autumn scene outside an inn at a crossroads, in the lower right, a man drives a cart hauling slaughtered pigs

Background imageRoad Side Collection: On US 99 between Bakersfield and the Ridge, en route to San

On US 99 between Bakersfield and the Ridge, en route to San Diego. Migrant man shaving by roadside. See general caption 1. Date 1939 Feb

Background imageRoad Side Collection: General Dwight D. Eisenhower stopping for noon mess by the r

General Dwight D. Eisenhower stopping for noon mess by the roadside during an inspection tour in Tunisia. The menu is a C ration, and hot

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Drought refguees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside

Drought refguees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields. The official at the border (California-Arizona) inspection service said that on this day, August 17

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Scenery near Hawridge, Buckinghamshire

Scenery near Hawridge, Buckinghamshire
Sketch of the countryside about a quarter of a mile from Hawridge Church towards Chesham, Buckinghamshire, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Roadside Butter Market in Ireland

Roadside Butter Market in Ireland Date: 1905

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Japan - Traditional Provincial Hat Maker

Japan - Traditional Provincial Hat Maker working at the roadside. Date: circa 1907

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Algeciras, Spain - Yucca Plants and Aqueduct

Algeciras, Spain - Yucca Plants and Aqueduct
Yucca Plants growing alongside a road at Algeciras, southern Spain. The aqueduct serving the town can be seen in the background of this shot. Date: 1906

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Nevendon

Nevendon
A beautifully-printed postcard depicting the Village Post Office at Nevendon, Essex Date: 1950s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: How to Keep Fit - Breakdown

How to Keep Fit - Breakdown
Humourous postcard entitled: " How to Keep Fit" - " If a breakdown results from overwork, a long rest in the country is imperative." A motorist who has crashed faces quite a wait

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Roadside Spring

Roadside Spring
A roadside spring, with its protective arch, seen at Binton, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Spring Farming Scene

Spring Farming Scene
A charming Spring scene, showing daffodils flowering by the roadside, skirting a farm at Badgers Rake, the Wirral, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Recumbent Menhir

Recumbent Menhir
The magnificent recumbent menhir (standing stone) seen in a hedge by the roadside, east of Burl Hill, near New Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales. Date: BC

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Roadside Hawk

Roadside Hawk
A Roadside Hawk. Date: 1960s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Damaged wayside crucifix near Bellenglise, France, WW1

Damaged wayside crucifix near Bellenglise, France, WW1
A damaged wayside crucifix near Bellenglise, northern France, towards the end of the First World War. Date: October 1918

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Squire sits at roadside for an hour

Squire sits at roadside for an hour
The squire sits on a milestone at the roadside for an hour with Dunderpates shoes on his feet, while Dunderpate and Susan ride around in his coach. Date: 1938

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Scene on the Western Front, WW1

Scene on the Western Front, WW1
A scene on the Western Front during the First World War, with soldiers travelling along a country road by horse and cart, and debris at the roadside. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur - Seller of Chinese Cold Drinks

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur - Seller of Chinese Cold Drinks Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia - Batak Arms Dealers

Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia - Batak Arms Dealers
Medan - the capital of North Sumatra, Indonesia - Batak Arms Dealers. Date: 1904

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Carved Korean Mountain Gods

Carved Korean Mountain Gods at the roadside. Date: 1909

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Motoring in Lakeland

Motoring in Lakeland Theres nothing like motoring (when you get stuck). For testing your temper, endurance, and pluck !! circa 1920s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Ford T by Roadside

Ford T by Roadside
A model T Ford stopped by the roadside Date: 1913

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Girl Blows Dandelion

Girl Blows Dandelion
A young girl blows a dandelion, at the side of the road on a windy day Date: 1950s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Ambulance / Car Accident

Ambulance / Car Accident
An ambulance at the scene of a road accident Date: mid 1950s

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Tiverton Stag Hounds alongside a road

Tiverton Stag Hounds alongside a road

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Slate milestone, Pen y Gwryd, North Wales

Slate milestone, Pen y Gwryd, North Wales
A fine example of an early 19th century slate milestone, standing by the roadside at Pen y Gwryd, near Llanberis, Caernarvonshire (now Gwynedd), North Wales

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Three young women hitch-hiking

Three young women hitch-hiking from the side of a road in Ipsos, Corfu, Greece

Background imageRoad Side Collection: S Teerwood. Picnic with touring car

S Teerwood. Picnic with touring car
A group of people make a roadside stop to enjoy a picnic whilst touring country roads in their car

Background imageRoad Side Collection: A convenient garage / W H Robinson

A convenient garage / W H Robinson
A convenient garage is hoisted down from a roadside position. When not in use it can be hoisted back up again, lending a pleasant touch of bizarrerie to the landscape

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Man on a weighing machine, Austria

Man on a weighing machine, Austria
A man poses on a roadside weighing machine somewhere in the Austrian countryside

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Roadside shrine, Austria

Roadside shrine, Austria
A roadside shrine on a country road not far from Aggsbach, Lower Austria

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Bosnia - Drinking Water Pump

Bosnia - Drinking Water Pump
Bosnia - Roadside drinking water pump

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Hotel Bertrand - Constantine - Algeria

Hotel Bertrand - Constantine - Algeria
The Hotel Bertrand at El-Kantara, a suburb of Constantine, Algeria

Background imageRoad Side Collection: Baker delivering bread - Constantinople, Turkey

Baker delivering bread - Constantinople, Turkey
A Turkish Baker delivering the morning bread in Constantinople, Turkey. He lifts a stack of loaves out of one of a pair of large reedwork panniers, strapped to the flanks of his pony



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