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Background imageSending Collection: John Logie Bairds experiment, showing how television transm

John Logie Bairds experiment, showing how television transm
Sending pictures through the air. Bairds system of television transmits its wireless pictures. John Logie Baird transmitted a moving image by wireless, showing gradations of light and shade

Background imageSending Collection: Fortnum & Masons Christmas Box for soldiers, WW1

Fortnum & Masons Christmas Box for soldiers, WW1
Advertisement for quintessential London department store, Fortnum & Mason, in particular their Thirty Shilling Xmas Box of selected provisions which could be sent to the front for lucky soldiers

Background imageSending Collection: Letter from Mandela

Letter from Mandela
Arrest and trial of Nelson Mandela. Signed letter from Mandela while awaiting trial, September 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageSending Collection: Silhouette, Sending Coals to Newcastle

Silhouette, Sending Coals to Newcastle
Sending Coals to Newcastle -- silhouette showing a mining landscape and three men carrying sacks of coal up a slope

Background imageSending Collection: John Wyclif and the Lollards

John Wyclif and the Lollards
John Wyclif, Christian theologian and reformer, sending out some of his followers, known as Lollards, on their teaching missions

Background imageSending Collection: Bear Feeds Fish to Cubs Date: 1948

Bear Feeds Fish to Cubs Date: 1948

Background imageSending Collection: Mandela Arrest

Mandela Arrest
Arrest and trial of Nelson Mandela. Letter from The Observer regarding books for Mandela to Sir John Maud at the British Embassy in South Africa, August 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageSending Collection: Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity

Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity
A lecture at the Charterhouse, London on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity. In the early eighteenth century, Gray demonstrated that charges of electricity could be conducted by some materials

Background imageSending Collection: London Postcard 1905

London Postcard 1905
Postcard sending Greetings from London. The coat of arms in the centre shows two dragons

Background imageSending Collection: The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles
The terms of the Versailles treaty are equivalent to sending Germany to the guillotine. The three figures depicted in black are Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau and David Lloyd George Date: 1919

Background imageSending Collection: French April Fools Card - Flying Fish Aeroplane

French April Fools Card - Flying Fish Aeroplane sending Best Wishes.....!! Date: circa 1909

Background imageSending Collection: I'm Sending A Letter To Santa Claus

I'm Sending A Letter To Santa Claus
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for I'm Sending A Letter To Santa Claus, by Lanny Rogers and Spencer Williams. Featured, recorded and broadcast by Gracie Fields

Background imageSending Collection: WW2 - Boy's Own Paper March 1941

WW2 - Boy's Own Paper March 1941
An illustrated front cover of a WW2 children's paper, Boys Own, March 1941. The image shows two British Royal Air Force pilots giving each other a thumbs up from different fighter planes

Background imageSending Collection: WW2 - British Fighter Takes Down Italian Fiat

WW2 - British Fighter Takes Down Italian Fiat
A WW2 children's short story illustration showing a British WW2 fighter plane taking down an Italian Fiat Falco biplane, sending it out of control. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSending Collection: Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea

Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea
I'm making a big splash down here'! A pretty young lady in a vivid red swimsuit and headscarf leaps into the sea, sending some of the other occupants of the waters flying into the air!

Background imageSending Collection: WW2 Q-Ship And Royal Navy Radio

WW2 Q-Ship And Royal Navy Radio
A pair of WW2 illustrations from a children's ABC book. The left image shows a lady wearing a pink dress, standing on the deck of a Q-ship

Background imageSending Collection: WW2 Wireless S. O. S. Call And Red Cross Nurse

WW2 Wireless S. O. S. Call And Red Cross Nurse
A pair of WW2 illustrations from a children's ABC book. The left image shows a Royal Navy captain sending an S.O.S. wireless call, while the right picture portrays a British Red Cross nurse

Background imageSending Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Good luck for Victory!

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Good luck for Victory!
Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Good luck! And good luck for Victory Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageSending Collection: RMS Lusitania - propaganda medal, leaflet and other items

RMS Lusitania - propaganda medal, leaflet and other items
RMS Lusitania - Carlton ware model 6.5 inches, together with German propaganda medal, leaflet, and other items. The bronze German Lusitania medal was designed by Karl Goetz

Background imageSending Collection: The Pocket Marconigraph

The Pocket Marconigraph
Predicting the mobile phone - man stranded at sea sends a message on his Pocket Marconigraph Date: 1914

Background imageSending Collection: American Troops Leaving New York for Training 1917

American Troops Leaving New York for Training 1917
On 6th April 1917, the United States declared war against Germany and thousands of American troops enlisted. Photograph showing American troops receiving a large send-off in New York. Date: 1917

Background imageSending Collection: American Troops Leaving for War Training Camp 1917

American Troops Leaving for War Training Camp 1917
On 6th April 1917, the United States declared war against Germany, the nation had a standing army of 127, 500 officers and soldiers

Background imageSending Collection: Officers and signallers have stationed themselves in a loft or attic in the upper storey of a

Officers and signallers have stationed themselves in a loft or attic in the upper storey of a damaged building, whose windows command a view the enermy's postion

Background imageSending Collection: Gunners are unable to see the targets at which they are firing

Gunners are unable to see the targets at which they are firing, they depend on the information from the aircraft, this is a typical photograph taken during the great Allied advance on the Western

Background imageSending Collection: The first sign of convalescence. Date: 1892

The first sign of convalescence. Date: 1892

Background imageSending Collection: Original Artwork - Up the hill to post a Christmas card

Original Artwork - Up the hill to post a Christmas card
Original Artwork - Little girl climbs up the hill to the post box to send a Christmas card - her pet dog follows. Date: circa 1937

Background imageSending Collection: Postcard design artwork - Posting Birthday wishes

Postcard design artwork - Posting Birthday wishes
Postcard design artwork - With lots of love, my wish I send - For a Happy Birthday Little Friend! A child posting a letter into a tall red postbox. Date: circa 1937

Background imageSending Collection: Greetings card design - Sending Christmas wishes

Greetings card design - Sending Christmas wishes - right as rain. Date: circa 1937

Background imageSending Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Coo - you ought to have seen ours

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - Coo - you ought to have seen ours
The Caption reads Coo! You ought to have seen ours. The bombs look like what were called Butterfly bombs. These were anti-personnel weapons dropped for people to pick up

Background imageSending Collection: A Fine Lady

A Fine Lady
A young lady dressed in her finery sending Christmas wishes. Artist: Anne Anderson Date: circa 1920

Background imageSending Collection: Fashionable woman sending a verbal message via a fool

Fashionable woman sending a verbal message via a fool
Fashionable woman sending an urgent verbal message by a fool who has already forgotten every word. Miseries miscellaneous

Background imageSending Collection: Young lady (off on her hols!) sends a quick postcard

Young lady (off on her hols!) sends a quick postcard
Life is short as time will show - If you don t get this, please let me know. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSending Collection: A postcard bearing a very useful message for busy people in order to stop their friends

A postcard bearing a very useful message for busy people in order to stop their friends hating them: " I m very, very busy, With many things to do, But my favorite occupation is

Background imageSending Collection: Scene inside a vinegar and wine factory, South London

Scene inside a vinegar and wine factory, South London
Scene inside the sending out warehouse of the Beaufoy vinegar and British wine factory, Lambeth, South London. Date: 1842

Background imageSending Collection: Patriotic poster, Buy British - Broadcast this message

Patriotic poster, Buy British - Broadcast this message
Buy British - Broadcast this message to your friends. Part of a government campaign to tackle a balance of payments crisis, reinforced by a speech by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII)

Background imageSending Collection: French regimental pigeonnier releasing a carrier pigeon

French regimental pigeonnier releasing a carrier pigeon. Pigeons were found useful in World War One to send messages and had not been entirely superseded by wireless telegraphy. Date: 1916

Background imageSending Collection: Marconis wireless telegraph message, Dover 1899

Marconis wireless telegraph message, Dover 1899
Guglielmo Marconi, shown here in the photograph with his latest invention, sending a wireless telegraphy from Dover Town Hall to South Foreland Lighthouse, through four miles of cliffs

Background imageSending Collection: The spark that speaks across the Atlantic to Canada, Guglielmo Marconi transmitter

The spark that speaks across the Atlantic to Canada, Guglielmo Marconi transmitter Date: 1907

Background imageSending Collection: Exterior of Milford Lane, where the weekly The Graphic

Exterior of Milford Lane, where the weekly The Graphic, was printed for the readers of London. Date: 1881

Background imageSending Collection: Young Jockey on a rocking horse posting a letter

Young Jockey on a rocking horse posting a letter
D you know that you owe me a letter? I fear you re an awful forgetter, or are you a jockey to boast how often you re passing the post? 1934

Background imageSending Collection: We Pray for You - Patriotic German Postcard - WW1 era

We Pray for You - Patriotic German Postcard - WW1 era
We Pray for You - A touching patriotic German Postcard - WW1 era, send from a wife to her husband at the front. circa 1916

Background imageSending Collection: Expelling Moneylenders Date: 1965

Expelling Moneylenders Date: 1965

Background imageSending Collection: High Art Maiden

High Art Maiden
THE HIGH ART MAIDEN sending up the aesthetic movement, portraying a lady in love with her chinaware... Date: circa 1880

Background imageSending Collection: Sending a message over the tickertape circuit

Sending a message over the tickertape circuit
A woman sending a message containing coffee quotations over the tickertape telegraph circuit. Date: 1891

Background imageSending Collection: French satire on the Boer War - Victoria sending out Mules

French satire on the Boer War - Victoria sending out Mules
The Theatre of War - Newly enlisted mules swear fidelity to the flag - French satire on the Second Boer War as Edward, Prince of Wales

Background imageSending Collection: General Santa Claus - WW1Christmas cartoon

General Santa Claus - WW1Christmas cartoon
General Santa Claus distributes the orders of the day. Cartoon in The War Budget shown in a great coat distributing gifts and comforts to Allied soldiers fighting around Europe during Christmas 1915

Background imageSending Collection: Old Testament. Original sin. Adam and Eve disobeying God. Ba

Old Testament. Original sin. Adam and Eve disobeying God. Banishes from the Garden of Eden. Engraving

Background imageSending Collection: Pears Soap advertisement, WW1

Pears Soap advertisement, WW1
Advertisement for Pears soap showing a mother and her daughters wrapping up a bar of the famous soap to be sent to her boy at the front. Date: 1915



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