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Background imageSize Collection: Normandie Poster

Normandie Poster
Poster emphasising the great size of the French transatlantic liner at Le Havre - dwarfing even the New York skyline !

Background imageSize Collection: Ratner patent safe, fire and fall resisting, Grade 1

Ratner patent safe, fire and fall resisting, Grade 1, Size MP, with details and measurements. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSize Collection: British RAF aeroplanes in 1939 by G. H. Davis

British RAF aeroplanes in 1939 by G. H. Davis
The huge array of aircraft in the RAF in 1939, imposing for its size and variety. 37 types of machine, ranging from the Sunderland flying boat to light trainers

Background imageSize Collection: Crystal Palace 1901

Crystal Palace 1901
Exterior view of the Crystal Palace which gives a fine impression of the awesome size of the magnificent building. Date: circa 1899

Background imageSize Collection: Britten-Norman BN2 Islander G-AVCN on a full-size float

Britten-Norman BN2 Islander G-AVCN on a full-size float
Britten-Norman BN2 Islander, G-AVCN, on a full-size float mock-up in the Bembridge Experimental Hangar

Background imageSize Collection: Market Reports - English Country Squire carves the beef

Market Reports - English Country Squire carves the beef
Market Reports illustrated (Postcard series): MEAT: " English beef was in fine condition." This report on English beef (as a commodity traded on the Stock Exchange)

Background imageSize Collection: Gulliver in Brobdingnag

Gulliver in Brobdingnag
He is tormented by the Kings jester, who is jealous of his small size

Background imageSize Collection: The Big Hollow Tree - Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Big Hollow Tree - Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
The Big Hollow Tree - Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSize Collection: Egypt / Sphinx 1910

Egypt / Sphinx 1910
This scene shows clearly not only the awesome size of the sculpture, but also its location in regard to the Pyramids

Background imageSize Collection: Pumping Engine

Pumping Engine
Kempton Park, Surrey : the triple expansion pumping engine in the waterworks. Note the size of the men

Background imageSize Collection: Alice in Wonderland, Alice and a caterpillar

Alice in Wonderland, Alice and a caterpillar
Alice in Wonderland, Alice meets a caterpillar sitting on a mushroom, smoking a hookah. Date: early 20th century

Background imageSize Collection: Caricature of Harry Paulton and Johns Clarke, actors

Caricature of Harry Paulton and Johns Clarke, actors
Caricature of Harry Paulton (1842-1917) and Johns Clarke (1833-1899), actors -- The Two Dromios (of Ephesus and Syracuse respectively)

Background imageSize Collection: The most famous buildings of the world 1885

The most famous buildings of the world 1885
Comparative heights of famous buildings in 1885, including 1. Porcelain Tower, Nankin China. 2. St. Georges Hall Liverpool. 3. Tomb of Thedoric, Ravenna. 4. Chichester Cathedral. 5

Background imageSize Collection: Britains Brabazon I passenger aircraft by G. H. Davis

Britains Brabazon I passenger aircraft by G. H. Davis
A Leviathan of the skies: Britains Brabazon I airliner, designed to carry 72 long-distance passengers. A mammoth aerial express able to cover the England-Australia route in 48 hours

Background imageSize Collection: Largest ear of corn grown in Canada

Largest ear of corn grown in Canada
Humorous card depicting the Largest ear of corn grown in Canada !! 1910

Background imageSize Collection: Giant Machnow at Taylors Depository

Giant Machnow at Taylors Depository, Pimlico, London. Feodor Machnow, (Fyodor Makhnov) was born in 1878 at the village of Kostyuks in the Ukraine

Background imageSize Collection: The Imperial Japanese Navy, Second World War, 1941

The Imperial Japanese Navy, Second World War, 1941
Illustration showing the British estimate of the strength of the Imperial Japanese Navy, during the Second World War, 1941

Background imageSize Collection: Ufo - Nagata, Japan

Ufo - Nagata, Japan
This is one of the most saucer-like photographs of a flying saucer ever taken; unfortunately the size of the object is not known, nor if it contains occupants or not

Background imageSize Collection: Crop Circle Alton Barnes

Crop Circle Alton Barnes
Alton Barnes, Wiltshire : a small girl runs across the largest circle in the formation, demonstrating its huge size

Background imageSize Collection: The Fast Mail by Lincoln J. Carter

The Fast Mail by Lincoln J. Carter. First produced in England at Rochdale on 26th December 1891 and at the Grand Theatre, Islington, London on 27th June 1892

Background imageSize Collection: Miniature card, Nestles Happy Families

Miniature card, Nestles Happy Families, offering a full size pack to anyone who can collect a full miniature set. Each penny bar of chocolate contains one. 1935

Background imageSize Collection: Growth of the submarine by G. H. Davis

Growth of the submarine by G. H. Davis
The growth of the submarine from 1901 to 1912. In chronological order, they are: 1901-2 Holland Class, 1903-5 A Class, 1904-6 B Class, 1906-9 C Class, 1911 D Class and 1912 E Class

Background imageSize Collection: German U-boat by G. H. Davis

German U-boat by G. H. Davis
The battle of the Atlantic: explanatory drawings of German U-boats (submarines), and how they operate when at sea. Various aspects of undersea activities during the Second World War. Date: 1941

Background imageSize Collection: Zanzibar - Tanzania - Large Ivory Tusks

Zanzibar - Tanzania - Large Ivory Tusks Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSize Collection: Replica of George Stephensons Rocket Locomotive

Replica of George Stephensons Rocket Locomotive
George Stephensons Rocket Locomotive, built in 1829. Built for the Rainhill Trials held by the Liverpool & Manchester Railway

Background imageSize Collection: Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India

Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India
The Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India. The Malik-i-Maidan (Master of the Battlefield), also called Burj-E-Sherz

Background imageSize Collection: Silhouette, As Mad As A Hatter (or March Hare)

Silhouette, As Mad As A Hatter (or March Hare)
As Mad As A Hatter (or March Hare) -- silhouette based on illustrations to Alice in Wonderland, showing the Mad Hatter and March Hare sitting at the tea table

Background imageSize Collection: Making horse tack in a workshop

Making horse tack in a workshop
Two craftsmen preparing the leatherwork for horse tack; shaping, stretching and sewing the pieces to the correct shape and size. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageSize Collection: Titanic panoramic image

Titanic panoramic image
A panoramic image of RMS Titanic, with a tug, a sailing boat and a rowing boat alongside to show the difference in size. The luxury cruise liner sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg

Background imageSize Collection: Trail left by the Loch Ness Monster?

Trail left by the Loch Ness Monster?
Photographic results from a four week search organised by Sir Edward Mountain into the existence of the Loch Ness Monster

Background imageSize Collection: Vishnu and Lakshmi, Hindu gods

Vishnu and Lakshmi, Hindu gods
Vishnu and his wife Lakshmi, Hindu gods, sitting on a couch

Background imageSize Collection: Black Gang Chine I. O. W

Black Gang Chine I. O. W
A majestic site - note the size of the boats

Background imageSize Collection: Ferry at Dartmouth

Ferry at Dartmouth
The size of the steam ferry at Dartmouth is an indication of the number of people who need to cross the Dart from this bank to that, or that bank to this, as the case may be

Background imageSize Collection: A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral

A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral
George III, accompanied by the Lord Chamberlain Salisbury, inspects a gigantic pig. Salisbury announces That Pig is the Tallest Fittest Properest Pig to stand before the K[ing]

Background imageSize Collection: Bakers Shop / Loaves

Bakers Shop / Loaves
A scene in a bakery, with the preparation and baking of standard size loaves of white bread

Background imageSize Collection: Boss and Secretary 1928

Boss and Secretary 1928
A secretary stands beside her boss, seated at a desk whose size indicates his importance

Background imageSize Collection: Finnish Canal

Finnish Canal
A steamboat negotiates a series of locks on the Saima Canal, near Palli. The figures give some idea of the size of the construction

Background imageSize Collection: Shorteared Bat (Bewick)

Shorteared Bat (Bewick)
SHORT-EARED BAT vespertilio murinus can be distinguished from the long-eared bat by the fact that its ears are shorter. Also its twice the size

Background imageSize Collection: Ivan Markoff, a Russian cossack giant, early 20th century

Ivan Markoff, a Russian cossack giant, early 20th century
Ivan Markoff, who was famous as a Russian cossack giant in the early 20th century. Markoff is seen in London where the caption says he was being fitted for a new suit. He was reputed to be 9ft tall

Background imageSize Collection: Size of Argentavis magnificens compared to a human figure

Size of Argentavis magnificens compared to a human figure
An approximation of the size of Argentavis magnificens (" magnificent Argentine bird", or more literally " magnificent silver bird")

Background imageSize Collection: The Wonders of the World

The Wonders of the World - some of the principal architectural gems of the world in 1913, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, The Washington Monument

Background imageSize Collection: Fathers Kilt will soon fit Willie (but not quite yet, hence the universal merriment

Fathers Kilt will soon fit Willie (but not quite yet, hence the universal merriment on the faces of Willies young friends!). Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSize Collection: Building the Forth Railway Bridge - comparative

Building the Forth Railway Bridge - comparative size- Victorian period

Background imageSize Collection: Construction of the Forth Bridge, comparison of size

Construction of the Forth Bridge, comparison of size

Background imageSize Collection: Victorian floral greetings card design, A6 size, No. 1

Victorian floral greetings card design, A6 size, No. 1 Date: 19th century

Background imageSize Collection: Darners, The Flora MacDonald Needle Packet

Darners, The Flora MacDonald Needle Packet

Background imageSize Collection: Magnificent doors of the Tower at Hampton Court, Leominster

Magnificent doors of the Tower at Hampton Court, Leominster
Standing outside the magnificent wooden doors of the Tower at Hampton Court (Hampton Court Castle), Leominster, Herefordshire. L-R Mme de Cramer, Blanche Marion Talbot Rice, E de Cramer. Date: 1932

Background imageSize Collection: Africa. Congo. Ivory porters

Africa. Congo. Ivory porters
History of Africa. 19th century. Ivory porters. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre



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