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Background imageSink Collection: German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus!, WW1

German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus!, WW1
A German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus! (U Boats Launch!), showing a submarine officer looking through a periscope with a sinking torpedoed enemy ship in the background

Background imageSink Collection: The Sinking of the Bismarck

The Sinking of the Bismarck
The sinking of the German Battleship Bismarck. In response to sinking the HMS Hood, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the order to " Sink the Bismarck"

Background imageSink Collection: Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement

Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement
Advertisement for the Elizabeth Ann kitchen unit in stainless steel for the aristocrat of kitchen equipment for...a bright, easy kitchen. c.1955

Background imageSink Collection: The Plumber

The Plumber

Background imageSink Collection: Young woman washing clothes at a sink

Young woman washing clothes at a sink
A young woman at a kitchen sink washing clothes using a washboard. There is a stack of four dinner plates waiting to be washed up, a kettle, and a tin of One-O-One which cleans without scratching

Background imageSink Collection: New Pavilion Saltair and bathers, Salt Lake City, USA

New Pavilion Saltair and bathers, Salt Lake City, USA
The New Pavilion Saltair (built in 1926) and bathers on Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The first Saltair, completed in 1893

Background imageSink Collection: Titanic Hymn Sheet 1912

Titanic Hymn Sheet 1912
A photograph of the ship on the cover of a French music sheet: the hymn was played by the band on deck as the ship sank

Background imageSink Collection: HMS Good Hope in Great War Deeds, WW1

HMS Good Hope in Great War Deeds, WW1
HMS Good Hope of the British Royal Navy going down with her last guns firing, in an action against overwhelming odds off the coast of Chile, South America

Background imageSink Collection: Ladies in a kitchen

Ladies in a kitchen
Two woman with sleek 1920s hair discuss the state of their hands in front of a kitchen sink filled with brightly decorated art deco pottery

Background imageSink Collection: Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory

Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory
Part of the Chemistry Laboratory at the Victoria College, Alexandria, Egypt

Background imageSink Collection: German Kitchen

German Kitchen
A maid in a simple kitchen with stove, sink, racks, chopping block, tub and saucepans

Background imageSink Collection: End of the Titanic

End of the Titanic
Artists impression of the final moment of the ill-fated White Star Line passenger liner, RMS Titanic, turning onto her end before plunging forward into the water

Background imageSink Collection: Advert for Ewarts Califront hot water 1928

Advert for Ewarts Califront hot water 1928
" Just turn the tap" Ewarts Califront hot water instantly night or day. Hot water supply to bath, lavatory, basin ect. 1928

Background imageSink Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - Sinking toy Russian Ships

Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - Sinking toy Russian Ships
A superb Russo-Japanese War propaganda postcard - Japanese children (in uniform) and a Geisha sink toy Russian Ships with blowpipes and darts at a fair

Background imageSink Collection: Kitchen with Yellow Sink Date: 1950

Kitchen with Yellow Sink Date: 1950

Background imageSink Collection: Woman at a kitchen sink, probably 1930s

Woman at a kitchen sink, probably 1930s

Background imageSink Collection: Woman at kitchen sink washing dishes, 1920s 0r 1930s

Woman at kitchen sink washing dishes, 1920s 0r 1930s

Background imageSink Collection: Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conquistador

Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conquistador of the Aztec empire. He decided to sink his ships, which were anchored in the city of Villa Rica de Veracruz

Background imageSink Collection: Lever Brothers Twink Advertisement

Lever Brothers Twink Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Lever Brothers Limited, promoting Twink, a product which both cleans and dyes materials simultaneously

Background imageSink Collection: RMS Lusitania - postcard, George Marks and wife, WW1

RMS Lusitania - postcard, George Marks and wife, WW1
RMS Lusitania - postcard dated 5 May 1915 to a Miss Powell in Southampton. The card refers to a George Marks and his wife

Background imageSink Collection: RMS Titanic - poster, Spanish version of SOS Titanic film

RMS Titanic - poster, Spanish version of SOS Titanic film
RMS Titanic: rare Spanish colour poster for the film SOS Titanic, 28 x 42 inches. They said that not even God could sink it! Date: 1979

Background imageSink Collection: SPANISH SUB SUNK NR GIB

SPANISH SUB SUNK NR GIB
NAVAL WARFARE Nationalists sink a Republican submarine near Gibraltar. Date: 1936

Background imageSink Collection: Comic postcard, Plumber and maid in kitchen Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plumber and maid in kitchen Date: 20th century

Background imageSink Collection: Sinking of HMS Courageous, September 1939

Sinking of HMS Courageous, September 1939
Photograph of aircraft carrier HMS Courageous as it sinks, having been torpedoed by a German submarine, 17 September 1939

Background imageSink Collection: Three children, survivors of the Athenia, September 1939

Three children, survivors of the Athenia, September 1939
Three young girls; Margot from London, Theodora from Toronto and Virginia from Detroit, photographed after being rescued from the transatlantic passenger liner, the Athenia

Background imageSink Collection: Portable darkroom - Instructions

Portable darkroom - Instructions
Written instruction for creating a portable darkroom to develop photographic prints. Date: 1905

Background imageSink Collection: Plumber heating lead in a fire to fix lead

Plumber heating lead in a fire to fix lead pipes on a building site. Handcoloured woodcut engraving from The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts, Tabart, London, 1810

Background imageSink Collection: Sinking of German Fleet, Scapa Flow, 21 June 1919

Sinking of German Fleet, Scapa Flow, 21 June 1919
Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow after the First World War, 21 June 1919. 1919

Background imageSink Collection: Peruvian army destroying its own Fleet

Peruvian army destroying its own Fleet
The Peruvian army destroying their own fleet before evacuating Callao, in order to make sure they are unusable by the Chilean army

Background imageSink Collection: Destruction of a Brazilian Gunboat

Destruction of a Brazilian Gunboat
During a naval skirmish, a Brazilian gunboat is torpedoed and is in the process of sinking, life boats of sailors rowing away from the steamship to the shores of the river. Date: 1865

Background imageSink Collection: Cortes, having landed on mainland, destroys his fleet

Cortes, having landed on mainland, destroys his fleet
Hernan Cortes, having reached Mexico and discovering already a mutiny, decided to sink the ships to stop any more arising. Men in longboats surround ships, either sunk or sinking. Date: 1519

Background imageSink Collection: Cortes orders his men to sink his ships

Cortes orders his men to sink his ships
Hernan Cortes orders his men to sink the ships, so that they cannot retreat. Camp has been set up on the banks, as men in longboats surround various boats either sunk or in the process of sinking

Background imageSink Collection: Scuttling of German fleet at Scapa Flow, post-WW1

Scuttling of German fleet at Scapa Flow, post-WW1
The scuttling of the German fleet at Scapa Flow after the First World War, June 1919. 1919

Background imageSink 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 imageSink Collection: Spartan Kitchen Date: 1880

Spartan Kitchen Date: 1880

Background imageSink Collection: Blue and White Kitchen Date: 1948

Blue and White Kitchen Date: 1948

Background imageSink Collection: BRITISH DESTROYER SUNK

BRITISH DESTROYER SUNK
Italian aircraft sink a British destroyer in the Mediterranean : the crew take to the boats as the warship goes down Date: August 1940

Background imageSink Collection: SPANIARDS SINK REVENGE

SPANIARDS SINK REVENGE
Sir Richard Grenville in the Revenge fights the Spanish, but Revenge is sunk. He defends his ship of 150 for 15 hours against 15 ships of 5000 men (1 of 2) Date: 1591

Background imageSink Collection: German propaganda poster, War Bonds, WW1

German propaganda poster, War Bonds, WW1
German propaganda poster, encouraging people to buy war bonds to support the war effort and sink enemy ships. 1914-1918

Background imageSink Collection: Female contortionist Diana Gaye washing up

Female contortionist Diana Gaye washing up
The female contortionist Diana Gaye helping (or hindering) her mother with the washing up. (1 of 2) Date: 1971

Background imageSink Collection: Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731). Robinson Crusoe rescuing of the b

Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731). Robinson Crusoe rescuing of the b
English literature. 17th century. Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731). English novelist. Robinson Crusoe rescuing of the boat all what could be before of its sinking. Colored engraving

Background imageSink Collection: WWI German U-boat attack on an English Commercial Freighter

WWI German U-boat attack on an English Commercial Freighter. Date: 1915

Background imageSink Collection: Loose Lips Might Sink Ships

Loose Lips Might Sink Ships - United States Office of War Information poster, reproduced on postcards by House of Seagram. Date: circa 1942

Background imageSink Collection: HMHS Britannic - dinner menu, WW1

HMHS Britannic - dinner menu, WW1
HMHS Britannic - extremely rare dinner menu from the hospital ship Britannic, Titanic's ill-fated sister ship. The menu is dated 25 September 1916, in the middle of WW1

Background imageSink Collection: Washing Stockings / 1940S

Washing Stockings / 1940S
Washing day: a young woman washes stockings by hand at the sink using a bar of soap and two basins of water Date: 1940s

Background imageSink Collection: Getting ready for school - The Promotion of Health Poster

Getting ready for school - The Promotion of Health Poster
Idyllic domestic scene inside a family kitchen. Older children are getting ready for school and while one daughter of the house sits and has her hair brushed by mother

Background imageSink Collection: Vitramant Coloured Pedestal Lavatory (washbasin)

Vitramant Coloured Pedestal Lavatory (washbasin) finished in black enamel. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSink Collection: Standard Sanitary Appliances suite in Rose de Barry pink

Standard Sanitary Appliances suite in Rose de Barry pink. Date: circa 1920s



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