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Background imageSetting Collection: The River Nile and the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt

The River Nile and the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSetting Collection: Midland Hotel Morecambe

Midland Hotel Morecambe
THE MIDLAND HOTEL, MORECAMBE - a magnificent example of the modern style in public architecture of the period - the perfect setting for Christies Hercule Poirot

Background imageSetting Collection: Bigbury-on-Sea - The Burgh Island Hotel Tractor

Bigbury-on-Sea - The Burgh Island Hotel Tractor
Transportation in the Sea Tractor over to the Burgh Island Hotel, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon, allowing guests to travel to/from the mainland at High Tide

Background imageSetting Collection: Turville village and windmill, Buckinghamshire

Turville village and windmill, Buckinghamshire
Turville village, Buckinghamshire. Used as the setting for the film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968. Date: 1970s

Background imageSetting Collection: LFDCA-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey

LFDCA-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey
Opened in 1928, Dockhead fire station became the setting for the fictitious Blackwall fire station in the popular television series Londons Burning

Background imageSetting Collection: Black Waiter with Thanksgiving Turkey

Black Waiter with Thanksgiving Turkey
A jovial black waiter in America raises aloft the Thanksgiving Turkey on this Greetings card

Background imageSetting Collection: Wedding Feast by William Heath Robinson

Wedding Feast by William Heath Robinson
Finely detailed colour illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) showing a wedding feast amid a rural setting. Robinson would follow this image with two more in subsequent years

Background imageSetting Collection: COAL MINE / PENITENT

COAL MINE / PENITENT
A penitent, so named because his clothing resembled that of religious orders, rids the air of explosive gas by setting fire to it. A dangerous task, that often ended unhappily

Background imageSetting Collection: Bowls

Bowls
Old English Sports - Bowls taking place in a medaeval setting. Date: 1908

Background imageSetting Collection: Rowena Cade - Minack Theatre

Rowena Cade - Minack Theatre
Rowena Cade (1893 - 1983) - inspirational founder and driving force behind the creation and construction of the remarkable clifftop Minack Theatre at Porthcurno near Lands End, Cornwall

Background imageSetting Collection: Circular countryside scene

Circular countryside scene
A watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith showing a typical English rural countryside setting of a half-timbered cottage set amid fields, surrounded by fauna in the shape of a passing Cuckoo

Background imageSetting Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary and R. M. S. Queen Elizabeth, off Cowes

R. M. S. Queen Mary and R. M. S. Queen Elizabeth, off Cowes
Photograph of the two huge liners Queen Mary, in the foreground, and Queen Elizabeth, at top right. The Queen Elizabeth was setting off on her regular service between Southampton and New York

Background imageSetting Collection: Wembley Stadium / 1950S

Wembley Stadium / 1950S
An atmospheric view of Wembley Stadium, setting for the 1948 Olympic Games

Background imageSetting Collection: Sunset at Kynance Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall

Sunset at Kynance Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageSetting Collection: Sunset at St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

Sunset at St Michaels Mount, Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageSetting Collection: Bertram Mills Lorry

Bertram Mills Lorry
The Circus Comes to Town! A picturesque setting for the Bertarm Mills Circus, at Maidstone, Kent, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageSetting Collection: Covent Garden Market

Covent Garden Market
COVENT GARDEN A view of the market setting up early in the morning with piles of crates and sacks lying around. Date: Spring, circa 1930

Background imageSetting Collection: LCC-MFB West Hampstead fire station, NW London

LCC-MFB West Hampstead fire station, NW London
Built in the suburbs of a growing London, West Hampstead fire stations design reflected the semi-rural setting of the area. Located in West End Lane NW6, it still stands today

Background imageSetting Collection: Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall - Sunset

Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall - Sunset
Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall - Dramatic Sunset light. Date: 1980s

Background imageSetting Collection: Suffragette Lilian Lenton in Court 1913

Suffragette Lilian Lenton in Court 1913
A newspaper placard dated Wednesday, June 11, 1913, with the headline, Miss. Lentons Reappearance. Lilian Lenton (1891-1972)

Background imageSetting Collection: The Lady of Shalott setting out on her boat for Camelot

The Lady of Shalott setting out on her boat for Camelot
Colour illustration of the Lady of Shalott setting out on her boat for Camelot

Background imageSetting Collection: Compositor at Works

Compositor at Works
An American compositor at work in the days of manual type setting. Date: 1887

Background imageSetting Collection: St Stephen / Fra Angelico

St Stephen / Fra Angelico
STEPHEN THE DEACON First Christian martyr, preaching to a group of people in a distinctly Italian renaissance setting Date: ? - circa 35

Background imageSetting Collection: Coastal scene with seagulls

Coastal scene with seagulls
Three seagulls fly over a rocky coastline in the pale blue evening light. Airbrush painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageSetting Collection: Britannia and Eve cover May 1939

Britannia and Eve cover May 1939
Front cover illustration by Carl Shreve for Britannia and Eve magazine depicting a young woman in a spring time setting

Background imageSetting Collection: Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress

Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress
Marianne Faithfull (b.1946), English singer, songwriter and actress. Seen here as a teenager at the Prospect Theatre, Reading, where she went to school. circa 1962

Background imageSetting Collection: Autocar Poster -- race on new Brooklands track, Surrey

Autocar Poster -- race on new Brooklands track, Surrey
Autocar Poster --s F Edge driving a Napier car on the new Brooklands racing track in Surrey. He maintained a speed of 60 mph for 24 hours, setting a new record. Date: 1907

Background imageSetting Collection: Gossip about Fairies 12

Gossip about Fairies 12
On moonlit nights the fairies hold their revels, naturally choosing a picturesque castle ruin as the setting

Background imageSetting Collection: Wandervogel

Wandervogel
WANDERVOGEL Members of a German youth club gather before setting out on a hike - hiking became very popular in the 1920s

Background imageSetting Collection: Coronation of King Charles III - May, 2023

Coronation of King Charles III - May, 2023
Royal family supporters camping on the Mall ahead of the Coronation of King Charles III, in London, wearing red, white and blue patriotic clothing Date: 2023

Background imageSetting Collection: Building Castles by William Barribal

Building Castles by William Barribal
A lush, colourful painting by William Barribal showing a red-haired girl reclining amongst cushions as she holds a parasol in one hand and a cigarette holder in the other

Background imageSetting Collection: The French Resistance - WWII (1 / 3)

The French Resistance - WWII (1 / 3)
Thanks to the parachute drop of plastic explosive, the French resitance were able to blow up the track. This enabled them to intercept a German train heading for the border on the line from Marseille

Background imageSetting Collection: Sunset through the trees

Sunset through the trees
The last rays of the days sun cast two autumnal trees into sharp silhouette. Airbrush painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageSetting Collection: Kinbane Castle / Ireland

Kinbane Castle / Ireland
The dramtic setting of Kinbane Castle perched on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Antrim

Background imageSetting Collection: Billingsgate / Staniland

Billingsgate / Staniland
Bringing in the days catch and setting out the fish at BILLINGSGATE market

Background imageSetting Collection: Social / Japan Waterside

Social / Japan Waterside
Yamata and Mizu: two geishas in an idyllic waterside setting (Mizu is Japanese for water)

Background imageSetting Collection: Republic P-47D Thunderbolt being serviced in a rural Es

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt being serviced in a rural Essex setting

Background imageSetting Collection: Istanbul Skyline, Turkey - Sunset

Istanbul Skyline, Turkey - Sunset
Istanbul Skyline at sunset, dominated by the domes and minarets of two of the principal Mosques - Turkey. Date: 1910s

Background imageSetting Collection: Milkwoman in Cart Photo

Milkwoman in Cart Photo
A milkwoman poses for the photographer before setting out on her rounds in a two- wheeled horse-drawn cart holding two churns from which she will ladle out milk

Background imageSetting Collection: French Artillery - 12

French Artillery - 12
A gunner of the horse artillery of the French Garde Royale stands clear of his Gribeauval cannon after setting light to the charge

Background imageSetting Collection: Alphabet / G for the Goat

Alphabet / G for the Goat
G for the goat, with two kids young and gay

Background imageSetting Collection: Animals / Cattle / Alphabet

Animals / Cattle / Alphabet
Cattle in a rural English setting drinking water from a stream

Background imageSetting Collection: Before Guests Arrive

Before Guests Arrive
The hostess examines her table setting to make sure she hasn t forgotten anything

Background imageSetting Collection: Wessex / Blackmore Vale

Wessex / Blackmore Vale
Wessex scenery: Blackmore Vale, Dorset, setting for a scene in Thomas Hardys novel Jude the Obscure

Background imageSetting Collection: Jamaica / Port Royal / 1865

Jamaica / Port Royal / 1865
The dramatic harbour setting of the town of Port Royal, Jamaica

Background imageSetting Collection: Vauxhall 1916 Saloon

Vauxhall 1916 Saloon
A stately Vauxhall saloon in a smart setting

Background imageSetting Collection: Setting a Bone 1682

Setting a Bone 1682
Surgeons setting a bone, with the help of Michaults bone- setting apparatus

Background imageSetting Collection: Model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat

Model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat
Glamorous model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat with matching fur hat and fur collar. Date: circa late 1950s



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