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Routine Collection

Background imageRoutine Collection: Harlequin and Columbine: a dance routine arranged

Harlequin and Columbine: a dance routine arranged by Helene Denizon of the Fokine ballet with Everett Llelan, 1927. 1/2 Date: 1927

Background imageRoutine Collection: The Bath Parade by Muriel Dawson

The Bath Parade by Muriel Dawson
Three children dressedin pyjamas, dressing gowns and slippers march in a procession towards the bathroom armed with towels and soap

Background imageRoutine Collection: Doctor Examines a Child

Doctor Examines a Child
A mother takes her little girl to a female doctor for a routine examination. She sits on the doctors knee

Background imageRoutine Collection: How WWI was fought

How WWI was fought
" As it is for most of us" World War I was a slog, described by many as " 90% routine and 10% terror." Although soldiers lived with death every day, for the most part

Background imageRoutine Collection: Flying Archers

Flying Archers
Two archers flying through the air as part of an innovative dance routine! Date: 1930s

Background imageRoutine Collection: 1950S Woman & Make-Up

1950S Woman & Make-Up
A brunette woman in a pink and black spotted dress sits at her dressing table going through her beauty routine. Products include nail varnish, lipstick and perfume

Background imageRoutine Collection: Red Arrows at Gibraltar

Red Arrows at Gibraltar
British Aerospace Hawk T.1 trainers of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team Red Arrows, lined up waiting to start-up for their routine at the air display. Date: circa 1989

Background imageRoutine Collection: WW2 - The Girls Of Today, A. T. S. Exercise

WW2 - The Girls Of Today, A. T. S. Exercise
A WW2 children's book illustration from The Girls Of Today. The image depicts a group of Auxiliary Territorial Service girls following a physical exercise routine. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Cartoons showing the activities of a diligent wartime housewife

Cartoons showing the activities of a diligent wartime housewife, operating without the assistance of a maid. Date: 1943

Background imageRoutine Collection: Music cover, The Handsome Territorial, Joe Loss

Music cover, The Handsome Territorial, Joe Loss
Music cover, The Handsome Territorial, recorded by Joe Loss and His Band, WW2. Date: 1939

Background imageRoutine Collection: Music cover, The Chestnut Tree

Music cover, The Chestnut Tree, the Novelty Singing Dance Sensation. Date: 1938

Background imageRoutine Collection: CEGB linesmen doing maintenance work, Kent

CEGB linesmen doing maintenance work, Kent
CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) linesmen doing routine maintenance work on the Supergrid transmission line between Northfleet and Canterbury, 24 July 1961

Background imageRoutine Collection: Yuri Gagarin and Harold Macmillan, London

Yuri Gagarin and Harold Macmillan, London
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (1934-1968), the Russian cosmonaut and Hero of the Soviet Union who made history on 12 April 1961 by becoming the first human in outer space

Background imageRoutine Collection: Yuri Gagarin Alekseyevich 1934 1968 Russia Russian

Yuri Gagarin Alekseyevich 1934 1968 Russia Russian
yuri, gagarin, alekseyevich, 1934, 1968, russia, russian, ussr, uniform, cosmonaut, pioneer, hero, soviet, union, april, 1961, first, human, outer, space, orbit, earth, died, crash, routine

Background imageRoutine Collection: Yuri Gagarin, Soviet Russian cosmonaut

Yuri Gagarin, Soviet Russian cosmonaut
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (1934-1968), the Russian cosmonaut and Hero of the Soviet Union who made history on 12 April 1961 by becoming the first human in outer space

Background imageRoutine Collection: An eccentric dance routine called Fidgety Feet

An eccentric dance routine called Fidgety Feet performed by Edward Allen, performer in Hit the Deck, 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageRoutine Collection: The flapper and the Quarterback - Ruth Page

The flapper and the Quarterback - Ruth Page and Jorg Fasting in a series of poses from their dance performed in recital this season, 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageRoutine Collection: The Hoffman Girls performing webbing act, London Hippodrome

The Hoffman Girls performing webbing act, London Hippodrome
The eighteen Gertrude Hoffman Girls performing their extraordinary acrobatic webbing act at the London Hippodrome, Leap Year, in 1924. Date: 1924

Background imageRoutine Collection: The Hoffman Girls in rehearsals

The Hoffman Girls in rehearsals
The Hoffman Girls, the dance troupe founded, managed and choreographed by Gertrude Hoffman, pictured in rehearsals for Leap Year which had had a successful run at the London Hippodrome

Background imageRoutine Collection: If Unhealthy, Be Healthy by William Heath Robinson

If Unhealthy, Be Healthy by William Heath Robinson
If Unhealthy, Be Healthy: If Healthy, Be Healthier! Keep Fit Exercises: 1. The Bathroom Window Sill Bite - for strengthening the front teeth and developing the muscles of the legs and back

Background imageRoutine Collection: Royal Vinolia vegetable hair wash advertisement

Royal Vinolia vegetable hair wash advertisement
Advertisement for Royal Vinolia vegetable hair wash showing a maid washing the lustrous locks of her mistress. Date: 1912

Background imageRoutine Collection: Astleys Ampitheater. Paris. Date: 1800

Astleys Ampitheater. Paris. Date: 1800

Background imageRoutine Collection: Male Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth - Diving

Male Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth - Diving off a high board to start their routine... Date: 1961

Background imageRoutine Collection: Ponds Cream advertisement featuring Lady Milbanke

Ponds Cream advertisement featuring Lady Milbanke
Advertisement for Ponds Cold Cream and Vanishing Cream endorsed by the vivid, gay and utterly charming Lady Milbanke, Australian-born socialite Sheila Chisholm

Background imageRoutine Collection: Air stewardess demonstrating oxygen mask

Air stewardess demonstrating oxygen mask on board a passenger plane. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Tennal Approved School, Birmingham - Exercises

Tennal Approved School, Birmingham - Exercises
Exercise routine by boys from the Tennal Approved School (formerly Harborne School), Birmingham Date: 1940s

Background imageRoutine Collection: A young woman at her dressing table

A young woman at her dressing table
A woman applies powder puff to her face as she beautifies herself in the mirror; make-up, perfume and clothes are scattered around the room which the maid in the background seems to be sorting out

Background imageRoutine Collection: SS Umbria, 1893

SS Umbria, 1893
Engraving of the Cunard steamship Umbria. During a crossing from Queenstown to New York in December 1892, the Umbrias propellor shaft broke and she was disabled

Background imageRoutine Collection: Ponds Cold Cream Advertisement - Lady Alington

Ponds Cold Cream Advertisement - Lady Alington
Advertisement for Ponds Cold Cream as endorsed by English aristocrat, Lady Alington, the former Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper. Date: 1931

Background imageRoutine Collection: Using Ponds Cold Cream

Using Ponds Cold Cream
Illustrations depicting women using various Ponds skincare products, available in jars for use at home, or tube for when travelling. Date: 1935

Background imageRoutine Collection: Industrial Training Ship Shaftesbury - Gymnastics

Industrial Training Ship Shaftesbury - Gymnastics
The London School Boards Industrial School Ship Shaftesbury - boys perform a gymnastic routine. Date: early 1900s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Chinese Children at their daily drill

Chinese Children at their daily drill (Tai Chi?). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Facial Exercises

Facial Exercises
A young woman in a bathing cap and face cream, twists her mouth as part of her routine of facial exercises to tone the muscles and keep her face looking young and fresh. Date: 1930s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Ats Girl Cleans Up

Ats Girl Cleans Up
An Auxilliary Territorial Services (A.T.S.) girl making do with a tin of paraffin and sawdust to remove grease from her hands when she comes off duty Date: 1940s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Female Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth - show

Female Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth - show
Female Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth - practising for the show, the final dress rehearsal, involving multiple performers, floats and a large lotus flower. Date: 1961

Background imageRoutine Collection: Synchronised Swimming Team End of Season Artists Ball

Synchronised Swimming Team End of Season Artists Ball
Synchronised Swimming Team end of season Artists Ball - Royal Exeter Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset. Date: 1962

Background imageRoutine Collection: Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth

Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth
8-strong mixed (7 men, 1 woman) Sychronised Swimming Team - Bournemouth, Dorset. Date: circa 1965

Background imageRoutine Collection: Aquashow - Sychronised Swimming Show Participants

Aquashow - Sychronised Swimming Show Participants
Aquashow at Rhyl - Sychronised Swimming Show Participants - Princes Water Phantasy in an open air pool (" very cold!!" ) Date: 1957

Background imageRoutine Collection: Fanning hair to add strength and beauty

Fanning hair to add strength and beauty
Edwardian beauty routine for the hair - using a fan to waft strength and beauty into ones locks! Date: 1904

Background imageRoutine Collection: Commercial Travellers Schools, Pinner - Girls Drill

Commercial Travellers Schools, Pinner - Girls Drill
Girls perform a drill routine with sticks. Date: circa 1906

Background imageRoutine Collection: Commercial Travellers Schools, Pinner - Boys Drill

Commercial Travellers Schools, Pinner - Boys Drill
Commercial Travellers Schools, Pinner. Boys Boys perform a drill routine. Date: circa 1906

Background imageRoutine Collection: Belgian soldiers watching German shell fire, WW1

Belgian soldiers watching German shell fire, WW1
Belgian soldiers watching German shell fire on a street in the village of Grembergen, East Flanders, during the First World War

Background imageRoutine Collection: National Gymnastics Competition Caen, Parallel and High bars

National Gymnastics Competition Caen, Parallel and High bars
National Gymnastics Competition Caen, competitors competing on the Parallel and High bars (in synchronised performance). Note the safety mat is actually a large pile of soft sand! Date: 1911

Background imageRoutine Collection: Playbill postcard for Alfs Button

Playbill postcard for Alfs Button
The most popular manifestation of Orientalism after WWI seems to have been Alfs Button. W.A Darlingtons novel appeared in1920, was filmed (silent movie) the same year

Background imageRoutine Collection: Reduced facsimile of a Chart of Physical Exercises

Reduced facsimile of a Chart of Physical Exercises (supplied with Cassells Physical Educator). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRoutine Collection: Young Ballet Dancer

Young Ballet Dancer
A little girl performs a ballet routine with a balloon, perhaps during a ballet lesson. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRoutine Collection: LCC-LFB Brigade headquarters jumping sheet drill

LCC-LFB Brigade headquarters jumping sheet drill
Jump sheet demonstration by firefighters at Southwark HQ -- a long gone London Fire Brigade training routine. Jumping sheets were carried on front line London fire engines until late 1941 when

Background imageRoutine Collection: The Dolly Sisters by Bert Wilson

The Dolly Sisters by Bert Wilson
Rosie and Jenny Dolly, stage performers the Dolly Sisters pictured performing a routine in feathered costumes. Date: 1927



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