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Background imageServed Collection: TS Arethusa, 1962

TS Arethusa, 1962
Photograph of the four-masted Training-Ship Arethusa, then used to train boys for the Royal and Merchant navies. Arethusa was launched in 1911

Background imageServed Collection: Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)
Photograph of Sir Richard Francis Burton, the English explorer, linguist and diplomat. A master of up to 30 languages, Burton made a pilgrimage to Mecca disguised as a Pathan in 1853

Background imageServed Collection: METROLAND MAP

METROLAND MAP
A map of Metro-Land, the residential area in Londons northwest hinterland, served by Londons Underground though in these parts most of it runs over ground. Date: 1926

Background imageServed Collection: HMS Implacable, 1920

HMS Implacable, 1920
Photograph of HMS Implacable, formerly the Duguay-Trouin, 1920. This ship was built in France in 1789, served at Trafalgar, and was captured by the Royal Navy shortly thereafter

Background imageServed Collection: SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 1900

SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 1900
Photograph of the North German Lloyd Liner Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse at sea, 1900. This liner was built by the Vulcan Shipyards at Stettin with the aim of winning the Blue Riband

Background imageServed Collection: Recruiting poster for the 7th Regiment of Light Dragoons

Recruiting poster for the 7th Regiment of Light Dragoons
Recruiting poster for the 7th (or The Queen?s Own) Regiment of (Light Dragoons), 1809.The 7th (or The Queen?s Own) Regiment of (Light Dragoons) had served in Sir John Moore

Background imageServed Collection: Dalis Decor

Dalis Decor
A stuffed goat is a decorative feature in the bedroom of the surrealist artist, Salvador Dali (1904-1989). Elsewhere in his house at Port Lligat, a stuffed bear served as a hallstand. Date: 06/08/1958

Background imageServed Collection: Christmas Day in the Workhouse

Christmas Day in the Workhouse
Illustration and opening verses of In the Workhouse: Christmas Day - better known as Christmas Day in the Workhouse, written by George R Sims in 1877

Background imageServed Collection: The Thirst For Reprisals, by Bruce Bairnsfather

The Thirst For Reprisals, by Bruce Bairnsfather
And me rifle, someone. I ll give these -----s ell for this! Originally an amateur artist, Bairnsfathers cockney humour displayed in his view of the Front

Background imageServed Collection: Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti

Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti
Soldiers from the Fante tribe who served under the British in their war against the Ashanti empire on the Gold Coast. In 1873

Background imageServed Collection: Post-War Recruitment

Post-War Recruitment
Poster asking employers to take on men who have served during the First World War, featuring a personal plea from Douglas Haig

Background imageServed Collection: Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast
A mouth-watering Sunday roast meal - a joint of roast beef, served with roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding

Background imageServed Collection: Haltwhistle Milecastle

Haltwhistle Milecastle
A view toward the Haltwhistle milecastle, on the southern side of Hadrians Wall. The milecastles served as stationing posts along the length of the wall system

Background imageServed Collection: Gabriel Masselin, Waiter

Gabriel Masselin, Waiter
Gabriel Masselin served as a waiter at the Grand-Vefour, Paris, for over thirty years. Date: 1879

Background imageServed Collection: Beagle A. 61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC

Beagle A. 61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC
Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC (msn B.606, ex WE587), of the Airways Aero Club. Auster converted a number of ex- Army aircraft which became the Auster 6B

Background imageServed Collection: Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless -the stalwart US Navy carrier

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless -the stalwart US Navy carrier -going dive bomber served throughout the Pacific War, sinking most of Japans aircraft carriers

Background imageServed Collection: Molly Pitcher. The Heroine of Monmouth

Molly Pitcher. The Heroine of Monmouth
The Heroine of Monmouth. Molly Pitcher, the wife of a Gunner in the American Army, who when her husband was killed, took his place at the gun

Background imageServed Collection: HMS Leviathan, Drake-class armoured cruiser

HMS Leviathan, Drake-class armoured cruiser
Royal Navy - HMS Leviathan, a Drake-class armoured cruiser. HMS Leviathan was one of four Drake-class armoured cruisers built for the Royal Navy around 1900

Background imageServed Collection: Food Served on a Flight

Food Served on a Flight
An Airline Steward and Air Hostess serve a roast meal to flight passengers

Background imageServed Collection: HMS Bonaventure - an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser

HMS Bonaventure - an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser
Royal Navy - HMS Bonaventure, an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser of the Royal Navy, ordered as part of the eight-ship Astraea class under the Naval Defence Act of 1889

Background imageServed Collection: Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire

Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire. From 1948, the premises served as St Josephs Approved School for Roman Catholic Girls

Background imageServed Collection: ECCOSAIS 92nd Regiment d?Infanterie

ECCOSAIS 92nd Regiment d?Infanterie. Colour etching by an unknown artist, 1815 (c). The 92nd (Gordon) Highlanders served in Egypt, the Low Countries, Portugal, Spain and Waterloo

Background imageServed Collection: Breakfast Tray 1930S

Breakfast Tray 1930S
A wonderful breakfast set in dainty china, served on a wicker tray. A napkin, the morning post and a copy of The Sphere. What more could one ask for? Tea and toast? Date: 1930s

Background imageServed Collection: Cricket for the middle-aged / W H Robinson

Cricket for the middle-aged / W H Robinson
More sensible cricket for the middle-aged. Every player has his own comfortable seat and drinks are served on a tray mid game

Background imageServed Collection: Edmund Pendleton Gaines

Edmund Pendleton Gaines
EDMUND PENDLETON GAINES American military commander who served in the 1812 war, the Seminole war, the Mexican war, the Black Hawk war etc

Background imageServed Collection: Breakfast in Bed 1930S

Breakfast in Bed 1930S
Smiling woman pours herself a refreshing cup of tea before tucking into a feast of grapefruit, boiled egg from an egg cup & toast served on a tray

Background imageServed Collection: Sergeant William Baacke, Late 109th Regiment of Foot, a Chelsea Pensioner

Sergeant William Baacke, Late 109th Regiment of Foot, a Chelsea Pensioner, served in the Crimean War and seventeen years in East India. Date: 1902

Background imageServed Collection: McDonnell F-4E-31-MC Phantom II 66-289A

McDonnell F-4E-31-MC Phantom II 66-289A
United States Air Force - McDonnell F-4E-31-MC Phantom II 66-289A Thunderbird 8 (msn 2310). Seen at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska on 19 August 1969 Thunderbird 8 : 1969 Thunderbird 7

Background imageServed Collection: James Ist Earl Abercorn

James Ist Earl Abercorn
JAMES HAMILTON, ist earl ABERCORN Scottish nobleman, served James VI/I who gave him his title. Date: 1575 - 1617

Background imageServed Collection: Maj Gen Arthur St. Clair

Maj Gen Arthur St. Clair
MAJOR GEN. ARTHUR ST.CLAIR served in Continental army as Brigadier General; evacuated Fort Ticonderoga before Burgoynes advance (1777). Date: 1736 - 1818

Background imageServed Collection: Blisworth Hotel, Blisworth, Northamptonshire

Blisworth Hotel, Blisworth, Northamptonshire
Built in 1850 as a result of railway traffic, the Blisworth Hotel is seen here in 1906. While the station it served closed in 1960, the Hotel continues to thrive

Background imageServed Collection: Edward Preble

Edward Preble
EDWARD PREBLE American naval commander, served in the war against the British but failed to take Tripoli. Date: 1761 - 1807

Background imageServed Collection: Japanese Woman Cooking

Japanese Woman Cooking
A young Japanese housewife cooking the family meal in her well-equipped kitchen. Chopsticks will be used for eating and the rice will be served in wooden cases. Date: 1930s

Background imageServed Collection: W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners

W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners
W.S.P.U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners. A menu for the Welcome Dinner in Honour of Released Prisoners, 16th February 1912. The prisoners including Mrs

Background imageServed Collection: An ammunition column passing through Ypres, 1917

An ammunition column passing through Ypres, 1917. Captain Gilbert Holiday, Royal Field Artillery (1879-1937). Holidays Early Life Was Spent In St

Background imageServed Collection: First come, first served

First come, first served. Illustration shows a scene in a Chinese restaurant where a man labeled Russia is eating from a bowl of food labeled Manchuria; in the background

Background imageServed Collection: That Evening Star-Shell, by Bruce Bairnsfather

That Evening Star-Shell, by Bruce Bairnsfather
Oh, star of eve, whose tender beam Fall on my spirits troubled dream. Originally an amateur artist, Bairnsfathers cockney humour displayed in his view of the Front

Background imageServed Collection: Debtor Served with Writ

Debtor Served with Writ
A debtor is served with a writ

Background imageServed Collection: Ice Cream Seller & Dog

Ice Cream Seller & Dog
A sudden spell of hot weather brings ice cream vendors many customers, including this dog who insists on being served along with his small owner

Background imageServed Collection: Picnicking at Ascot

Picnicking at Ascot
Fashionable racegoers are served by their menservants with lobster and champagne as they picnic behind the grandstand at Ascot Races

Background imageServed Collection: Robert Earl Yarmouth

Robert Earl Yarmouth
ROBERT PASTON, first earl of YARMOUTH royalist statesman who served and entertained Charles II with his autograph

Background imageServed Collection: RAF Halton Ten Tors expedition 1977 - RAF Bedford coach

RAF Halton Ten Tors expedition 1977 - RAF Bedford coach
RAF Halton Apprentices competing in the 1977 Ten Tors cross-country team march. - The ubiquitous RAF Bedford SB3 (43AC42) with Strachans Pacesaver bodywork, used by the 1977 Ten Tors team

Background imageServed Collection: Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert

Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert
These are close by the Plugstreet Experience 14-18 (Interpretation Centre) and served the Dressing Station which, like many of the sites around here, used a series of Central London names

Background imageServed Collection: Japanese people sitting on the floor eating their meal using small bowls and chopsticks

Japanese people sitting on the floor eating their meal using small bowls and chopsticks. Date: 1864

Background imageServed Collection: St Stephens Chapel

St Stephens Chapel was a chapel in the old Palace of Westminster which served as the chamber of the House of Commons of England and that of Great Britain from 1547 to 1834

Background imageServed Collection: Viscount Katsura Taro

Viscount Katsura Taro
Katsura Taro (1848-1913) was a Japanese general within the Imperial Japanese Army, and a politician who is the second-longest serving prime minister of Japan

Background imageServed Collection: Queen Victorias Munshi, Abdul Karim

Queen Victorias Munshi, Abdul Karim
Favourite attendant of Queen Victoria, Abdul Karim (18631909), who served the queen in the final 15 years of her reign. They had a close relationship which caused friction amongst the other members

Background imageServed Collection: HMS Argus 149

HMS Argus 149
Royal Navy - HMS Argus 149, an aircraft carrier, seen in March 1939. Argus served from 1918 to 1944. After commissioning, the ship was involved for several years in the development of the optimum



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