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Roof Collection

Background imageRoof Collection: Ashleworth Tithe Barn, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England

Ashleworth Tithe Barn, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England. The barn was built about 1500 by the canons of St Augustine s, Bristol. After the Dissolution, the barn passed into secular use

Background imageRoof Collection: Poster advertising Austin Healey Sprite MK II

Poster advertising Austin Healey Sprite MK II
Poster advertising the Austin Healey Sprite MK II

Background imageRoof Collection: Nipa Houses near Manila, Philippines

Nipa Houses near Manila, Philippines
Nipa Stilt Houses (also known as bahay kubo, is an indigenous house used in the Philippines. The native house is constructed out of bamboo tied together)

Background imageRoof Collection: T. E. Lawrences House

T. E. Lawrences House
The house at Clouds Hill, near Wool, Dorset, England, where British archaeologist, soldier, intelligence officer and writer, Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935)

Background imageRoof Collection: Teeth of adults and children

Teeth of adults and children
The teeth of adults and children, shown in cross-section, individually, and in the mouth

Background imageRoof Collection: Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire

Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire (on the Worcester and Hereford Railway route). Now known as Great Malvern railway station, it opened in 1860. Date: circa 1860s

Background imageRoof Collection: Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, Virgin Islands, West Indies

Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, Virgin Islands, West Indies
View of Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, Virgin Islands, West Indies. Date: circa 1940

Background imageRoof Collection: Soho, London - rooftop view

Soho, London - rooftop view, from Gerrard Place, looking across Gerrard Street towards Leicester Square. 1973

Background imageRoof Collection: Kensington Underground Station, West London

Kensington Underground Station, West London
View inside Kensington (now High Street Kensington) Station on the London Underground. Date: 1868

Background imageRoof Collection: Morris Eight

Morris Eight
Popular family saloon with a sliding head - i.e. you can open the roof. Date: 1936

Background imageRoof Collection: Manchester Rooftops

Manchester Rooftops
Manchester skyline - an urban cityscape of rooftops and chimney stacks, the air grey with industrial smog

Background imageRoof Collection: Mobile Chimney Sweep

Mobile Chimney Sweep
A chimney sweep stands with his equipment beside his car which has a model of a chimney on the roof with a broom sticking out of the top, to advertise his trade

Background imageRoof Collection: Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon

Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon
Agatha Christies cottage near the River Dart, Devon, with three cars parked in the foreground. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageRoof Collection: IRA bombing of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster

IRA bombing of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster
The fire started after the IRA planted an explosive device in Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, 17 June 1974. The 20 lb explosive device caused extensive damage

Background imageRoof Collection: The Bronx, New York

The Bronx, New York
South West From Roof of Fieldston Garden Apartments. Looking south-west from the roof of the Fieldston Garden Apartments, 238th Street and Riverdale Avenue, Bronx; houses, trees and street visible

Background imageRoof Collection: The High Altar of St. Pauls Cathedral; Second World War, 19

The High Altar of St. Pauls Cathedral; Second World War, 19
Photograph showing the High Altar of St. Pauls Cathedral, London, after a German bomb had exploded on the choir roof and destroyed a large section of roof, 1940

Background imageRoof Collection: Pantheon / Reconstruction

Pantheon / Reconstruction
Reconstruction of the the PANTHEON showing interior structure

Background imageRoof Collection: Chilean Indian Woman weaving a blanket

Chilean Indian Woman weaving a blanket on a frame set against the thatched roof of her house Date: circa 1904

Background imageRoof Collection: England / March 1940S

England / March 1940S
The market town of March, in the Cambridgeshire Fens, England, showing a deserted street, apart from seven bicycles curiously parked outside the Ship Inn!

Background imageRoof Collection: Potters Bar Zep Downed

Potters Bar Zep Downed
A Super-Zeppelin is brought down in flames over Potters Bar

Background imageRoof Collection: Pompeii / Arch of Augustus

Pompeii / Arch of Augustus
Pompeii Yesterday and Today. The Triumphal Arch of Augustus

Background imageRoof Collection: Jesus Heals Paralytic

Jesus Heals Paralytic
At Capernaum Jesus heals a paralysed man who is lowered into the house through the roof

Background imageRoof Collection: Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka

Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka
Banjaluka, Bosnia Herzegovina - a public water fountain used for washing prior to a visit to the Mosque

Background imageRoof Collection: UFO photographed at McMinnville, Oregon, USA

UFO photographed at McMinnville, Oregon, USA
A UFO photographed by Mrs Paul Trent, who saw it with her husband at McMinnville, Oregon, USA. UFOs had frequently been seen previously in the area

Background imageRoof Collection: Bomb damaged building, West India Docks, WW2

Bomb damaged building, West India Docks, WW2
A warehouse building with its top floor and roof damaged by an incendiary bomb, North Quay, West India Docks, East London, during the Second World War. Date: 1940s

Background imageRoof Collection: Two cats sit on a rooftop gazing at the full moon

Two cats sit on a rooftop gazing at the full moon
A black and white cat sit on a rooftop gazing at the full moon; I don t know what they say to each other but I have often heard them talking. Date: circa 1912

Background imageRoof Collection: Swedish Church Mission, Mnene, Southern Rhodesia

Swedish Church Mission, Mnene, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Group of people assembled after a baptism ceremony. Date: circa 1910

Background imageRoof Collection: Crofters Houses - Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Crofters Houses - Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Crofters Houses at Stornoway, a burgh on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRoof Collection: Crofters House, Stornoway

Crofters House, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Background imageRoof Collection: Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales

Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales
A view of the garden of Mounton House in Chepstow, Gwent, Wales, with different coloured tulips in separate flowerbeds

Background imageRoof Collection: Kayak on the roof of a small 1950s UK car

Kayak on the roof of a small 1950s UK car
Kayak on the roof of a small 1950s UK Austin A30 Seven car. Date: 1951

Background imageRoof Collection: Advert for Redcliffe Crown Galvanized Iron 1888

Advert for Redcliffe Crown Galvanized Iron 1888
Advertisement in a trade book for 1888, Redcliffe Crown, galvanized corrugated iron sheets for roofs. 1888

Background imageRoof Collection: LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney

LCC-LFB Aftermath of a major school fire, Hackney
A major fire destroyed over 50% of the school roof and a quarter of the first floor classrooms at the Hackney Downs School in East London

Background imageRoof Collection: Grand Aerostatic Balloon, Little Chelsea

Grand Aerostatic Balloon, Little Chelsea
Grand Aerostatic Balloon ascending with Mr Blanchard from the Royal Military Academy, Little Chelsea, London. 16 October 1784

Background imageRoof Collection: New Street Station, Birmingham

New Street Station, Birmingham Date: 1906

Background imageRoof Collection: Imperial Palace at Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Imperial Palace at Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China
Part of the Imperial Palace at Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. Construction began in 1625 under Nurhachi, and was completed in 1636 by his son, Huang Taiji (Emperor Taizong)

Background imageRoof Collection: Selfridges Roof Garden Restaurant, London, 1910

Selfridges Roof Garden Restaurant, London, 1910
Illustration showing the diners at Selfridges department stores roof garden restaurant, London, 1910

Background imageRoof Collection: Spectators at Crystal Palace football ground for the 1901 F

Spectators at Crystal Palace football ground for the 1901 F
Photograph showing a section of the crowd assembled to watch the 1901 F.A. Cup Final, at Crystal Palace, between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United

Background imageRoof Collection: FOLKLORE / JERSEY DEVIL

FOLKLORE / JERSEY DEVIL
Winged creature with horse- like head seen by Mr & Mrs Nelson Evans on shed roof at Gloucester City, New Jersey - and by many other witnesses over a long period

Background imageRoof Collection: Launch of the Vickers Airship R80 at Barrow, Walney Isla?

Launch of the Vickers Airship R80 at Barrow, Walney Isla?
Launch of the Vickers Airship R80 at Barrow, Walney Island, UK with a Man Standing on Top of the Roof

Background imageRoof Collection: Amanzimtoti River, Natal Province, South Africa

Amanzimtoti River, Natal Province, South Africa
Amanzimtoti (Manzimtoti) River, Natal Province, South Africa. Date: circa 1925

Background imageRoof Collection: Birthday card, Chimney Sweep Dog

Birthday card, Chimney Sweep Dog. mid-20th century

Background imageRoof Collection: Winter scene with Tower of London on a Christmas card

Winter scene with Tower of London on a Christmas card
Winter scene with the River Thames and the Tower of London on a Christmas card, with a decorative border of white lace and pink bells. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageRoof Collection: Iran / Tomb of Cyrus

Iran / Tomb of Cyrus
The tomb is situated south of Pasargad, placed on top of a six-stage platform, surrounded by staircases. The ceiling is covered with five huge limestone roof stones. Date: 1853

Background imageRoof Collection: Hindu Scriptures / Lahore

Hindu Scriptures / Lahore
Ranjit Singh reads the Hindu scriptures on the roof of the palace at Lahore. He was the founder of the Punjab Empire and a Sikh leader

Background imageRoof Collection: Bus service, Khewra, Punjab, British India

Bus service, Khewra, Punjab, British India
Bus service on a street in Khewra, a salt mining district in Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan). Date: 1933

Background imageRoof Collection: Fire in Danbury Street, Islington, N1

Fire in Danbury Street, Islington, N1, with people trapped, on 25 May 1958. Showing the side of the building, with a shop at ground level

Background imageRoof Collection: Monemore, Killin, Scotland

Monemore, Killin, Scotland
A row of old low cottages at Monemore, Killin, Striling, Scotland Date: circa 1907



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