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Shaking Collection

Background imageShaking Collection: The Central Powers of WWI

The Central Powers of WWI
With United Forces (the motto of Emperor Franz Josef I) - patriotic depiction of the Central Powers of WWI - Germany, Turkey and Austro-Hungary

Background imageShaking Collection: The Right Spirit by William Heath Robinson

The Right Spirit by William Heath Robinson
Christmas is sure to be a success if one keeps smiling on all occasions. The right and seasonable way of behaving in an unexpected encounter

Background imageShaking Collection: Le Strange Coat of Arms

Le Strange Coat of Arms
An elaborate coat of arms for the Stigleman Le Strange family of Hunstanton, Norfolk, UK

Background imageShaking Collection: Tennis Chivalry 1930S

Tennis Chivalry 1930S
A chivalrous gentleman tennis player bows as he shakes the hand of his attractive female opponent over the net!

Background imageShaking Collection: Ulyssess Grant / Freedom

Ulyssess Grant / Freedom
ULYSSESs GRANT American Civil War General, and later President, receiving the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall

Background imageShaking Collection: Mao Zedong greeting South Yemen leader

Mao Zedong greeting South Yemen leader
Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung) (1893-1976) - Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the Peoples Republic of China

Background imageShaking Collection: Peter Hugo with Cornish beauty queen

Peter Hugo with Cornish beauty queen
Peter Hugo (Prince Charles lookalike) with a beauty queen (Miss Homework) in West Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageShaking Collection: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln shaking hands

Background imageShaking Collection: Greeting from Ireland - postcard

Greeting from Ireland - postcard
Greetings from Ireland - a souvenir postcard

Background imageShaking Collection: Poster, Experienced Travellers Fly British - BOAC and BEA offer services to

Poster, Experienced Travellers Fly British - BOAC and BEA offer services to and from nearly 70 countries Date: circa 1955

Background imageShaking Collection: Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)

Background imageShaking Collection: Harry Pollitt, Communist Party leader, with Mao Zedong

Harry Pollitt, Communist Party leader, with Mao Zedong
Harry Pollitt (1890-1960), Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, and head of its trade union department. Seen here shaking hands with the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong (1893-1976)

Background imageShaking Collection: Jimmy Carter / Sadat / Begin

Jimmy Carter / Sadat / Begin
JIMMY CARTER 39th American President (1977-81) seen here during the Palestine-Israeli peace talks with Sadat and Begin Date: 1924 -

Background imageShaking Collection: The Duke of Edinburgh taking over HMS Magpie at Malta

The Duke of Edinburgh taking over HMS Magpie at Malta
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, being met by Lt.-Cmdr A. Harber (sp?) at the time he took over command of HMS Magpie at Valletta harbour in Malta. Date: 1950

Background imageShaking Collection: Wet dog shaking off water Sizewell beach

Wet dog shaking off water Sizewell beach

Background imageShaking Collection: Modern Athenians plate 2 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 2 - Edinburgh
Rev. David Dickinson (1780-1842) of St, Cuthberts church, approaching and shaking hands with Rev. Robert Candlish (died 1873) of St Georges Church

Background imageShaking Collection: The King with the English cricket team

The King with the English cricket team
King George V, accompanied by Lord Cromer, President of the M.C.C and Mr. R.E.S Wyatt, the captain, shakes hands with the English cricke players at Lord s. Left to right are:- Mr. C.F Walters, H

Background imageShaking Collection: Christmas 1914 Football Match Statues, Messines - Mesen

Christmas 1914 Football Match Statues, Messines - Mesen
This life sized statue of a German and a British soldier shaking hands over a football, was sculpted by Andy Edwards and was unveiled on 22 December 2015

Background imageShaking Collection: Lady Malcolms Great Servants Ball, Albert Hall, London

Lady Malcolms Great Servants Ball, Albert Hall, London
Lady Malcolms Great Servants Ball, Royal Albert Hall, London. Wife of Sir Ian Malcolm, she is seen here welcoming her guests to the annual ball

Background imageShaking Collection: Entente Cordiale, Butter carving, Franco-British Exhibition

Entente Cordiale, Butter carving, Franco-British Exhibition, London - Canadian Pavilion. King Edward VII (1841-1910) (left) shaking hands with Emile Loubet (1838-1929), President of France. Date: 1908

Background imageShaking Collection: Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patriotic card

Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patriotic card. Date: 1913

Background imageShaking Collection: Duke of York shakes hands with Lacrosse teams - Manchester

Duke of York shakes hands with Lacrosse teams - Manchester
Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI 1895-1952) shakes hands with Lacrosse teams (Cheadle Hulme and Manchester University) - Manchester, October 1934. Date: 1934

Background imageShaking Collection: May Collection, Saxonia, Mauretania, Corsican silk postcards

May Collection, Saxonia, Mauretania, Corsican silk postcards
THE MAY COLLECTION: Five silk postcards, Saxonia, Mauretania and Corsican

Background imageShaking Collection: May Collection, RMS Lusitania two silk postcards

May Collection, RMS Lusitania two silk postcards
THE MAY COLLECTION: RMS Lusitania, two silk postcards

Background imageShaking Collection: Children Collecting Fir Cones

Children Collecting Fir Cones Date: 1925

Background imageShaking Collection: Ladies Race at Sonning

Ladies Race at Sonning
The winner of the Ladies Adjacent Hunts Race, organised by the Berks and Bucks Farmers Staghounds, being congratulated by the runner-up. Date: 1932

Background imageShaking Collection: Cilly Aussem and Hilde Krahwinkel at Wimbledon

Cilly Aussem and Hilde Krahwinkel at Wimbledon
Cilly Aussem (1909-1963) had just won the women's singles final at Wimbledon - becoming the first German competitor, male or female, to win a singles title there

Background imageShaking Collection: Leslie Howe of Tottenham Hotspur with chimney sweep

Leslie Howe of Tottenham Hotspur with chimney sweep
Leslie Howe of Tottenham Hotspur, lucky handshake with chimney sweep supporter William Carpenter Date: 1946

Background imageShaking Collection: RMS Empress of Britain, CPR Line

RMS Empress of Britain, CPR Line

Background imageShaking Collection: Illustration, White-Ear discovers a dead fox

Illustration, White-Ear discovers a dead fox in the coach house. Date: 1912

Background imageShaking Collection: Churchill, Truman and Stalin at the Potsdam Conference

Churchill, Truman and Stalin at the Potsdam Conference
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874-1965), American President Harrys Truman (1884-1972) and Soviet Prime Minister Joseph Stalin (1878-1953)

Background imageShaking Collection: Michael Stewart, British Foreign Secretary

Michael Stewart, British Foreign Secretary
Robert Michael Maitland Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham (1906-1990), British Labour politician, Fabian Socialist and government minister

Background imageShaking Collection: Oliver Tambo and Norman Willis shaking hands

Oliver Tambo and Norman Willis shaking hands
Oliver Reginald Tambo (1917-1993), South African anti-apartheid politician and prominent member of the African National Congress (ANC)

Background imageShaking Collection: John Ogdon, British concert pianist, with Nikita Khrushchev

John Ogdon, British concert pianist, with Nikita Khrushchev
John Ogdon (1937-1989), British concert pianist, shaking hands with the Soviet Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971)

Background imageShaking Collection: Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan with Ernesto Che Guevara

Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan with Ernesto Che Guevara
Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan (1895-1978), Armenian Old Bolshevik and Soviet politician under Stalin and Khrushchev. He made key trips as an international diplomat to Communist Cuba and to the USA

Background imageShaking Collection: Nikita Khrushchev and Harold Wilson shaking hands

Nikita Khrushchev and Harold Wilson shaking hands
Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), Russian Soviet leader, seen here shaking hands with Harold Wilson (James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, 1916-1995)

Background imageShaking Collection: Mao Zedong meeting Che Guevara

Mao Zedong meeting Che Guevara
Chinese Communist leader, Mao Zedong (1893-1976), also known as Chairman Mao. Seen here meeting and greeting Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928-1967), the Argentinian Marxist revolutionary

Background imageShaking Collection: Mao Tse Tung Chinese China Communism Communist

Mao Tse Tung Chinese China Communism Communist
mao, tse, tung, chinese, china, communism, communist, leader, zedong, 1893, 1976, chairman, meeting, greeting, western, visitors, shaking, hands, smiling, diplomacy, 1960s, east, west, history

Background imageShaking Collection: Nikita Khrushchev with Mao Zedong

Nikita Khrushchev with Mao Zedong
Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971) and Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong (1893-1976) greet each other warmly. The USSR was giving substantial aid to China at the time. Date: 1950s

Background imageShaking Collection: EARTHQUAKE PANIC

EARTHQUAKE PANIC
At San Giovanni Gemini, Sicily, a woman in church thinks the organ is shaking and screams Earthquake !'; all rush out in panic, and three are trampled to death Date: 1907

Background imageShaking Collection: SICILIANS PANIC

SICILIANS PANIC
At San Giovanni Gemini, Sicily, a woman in church thinks the organ is shaking and screams Earthquake !'; all rush out in panic, and three are trampled to death Date: 1907

Background imageShaking Collection: Walter Espec (d Espec) and the Earl of Aumale (Albemarle

Walter Espec (d Espec) and the Earl of Aumale (Albemarle) at the Battle of the Standard (Battle of Northallerton), 22 August 1138

Background imageShaking Collection: The Wedding of the World Champion Sculler Mr George Towns to Miss Amy Roslyn Harding at

The Wedding of the World Champion Sculler Mr George Towns to Miss Amy Roslyn Harding at Southsea, prior to Towns return to his native Australia

Background imageShaking Collection: Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys

Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys
Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French Forces boys, aged between 16 and 20, at Downing Street. The boys crossed the English Channel one dark night in canoes, in a dangerous 36-hour trip

Background imageShaking Collection: Original Artwork - Circular Christmas Place Marker

Original Artwork - Circular Christmas Place Marker
Original Artwork - Design for a circular place marker, showing a young boy shaking little red stars from his Christmas stocking. Date: circa 1937

Background imageShaking Collection: Comic postcard, Woman and man diving into the sea, with the mans annoyed wife standing

Comic postcard, Woman and man diving into the sea, with the mans annoyed wife standing watching Date: 20th century

Background imageShaking Collection: The Kings Service, Gale & Poldens Animated Pictures of Naval

The Kings Service, Gale & Poldens Animated Pictures of Naval and Military Life Afloat and Ashore. Showing at the Pier Pavilion Theatre, Lytham, for three nights only. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageShaking Collection: Fishermen shake their nets, Deal, Kent

Fishermen shake their nets, Deal, Kent
Fishermen on the beach at Deal in Kent shaking sprats out of their nets. Date: circa 1950s



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