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Background imageSmile Collection: Pierrot and Columbine -- Smile, Please

Pierrot and Columbine -- Smile, Please
Columbine tickles a gloomy Pierrot with a peacock feather and asks him to Smile, Please!

Background imageSmile Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Silver Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II - Silver Jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II, a vision in pink smiles and chat with crowds of well wishers as she goes on a royal walkabout in London to celebrate the Silver Jubilee in 1977

Background imageSmile Collection: The Queen reviews the Grenadier Guards

The Queen reviews the Grenadier Guards
At the tercentenary parade of the Grenadier Guards at Windsor, the Queen turns to speak to Colonel Sir Thomas Butler, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Regiment. Date: 1956

Background imageSmile Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962

Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing an appropriately floral hat, smiles happily during a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall farms near Saltash in 1962. Date: 1962

Background imageSmile Collection: Cover for Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges

Cover for Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges
A cook proudly produces a loaf - another successful piece of cooking using her Triplex Garte / Range. Date: circa 1927

Background imageSmile Collection: The Queen with a Land-Rover at Badminton Horse Trials

The Queen with a Land-Rover at Badminton Horse Trials
The Queen and other members of the Royal Family stand by a Land-Rover, with their host, the Duke of Beautfort, at the Badminton Three-day Horse Trials. Date: 1956

Background imageSmile Collection: Jeremy Bentham / Watts

Jeremy Bentham / Watts
JEREMY BENTHAM Philosopher and economist

Background imageSmile Collection: Britannia and Eve magazine, August 1940

Britannia and Eve magazine, August 1940
Front cover illustration featuring a smiling woman, clasping her hands with joy and thinking very happy thoughts. She wears a orange silk dress, bright red lipstick and her hair in finger waves

Background imageSmile Collection: HRH Queen Elizabeth II - wearing the George IV State Diadem

HRH Queen Elizabeth II - wearing the George IV State Diadem
HRH Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022). She is wearing the George IV State Diadem or Diamond Diadem. Date: circa 1954

Background imageSmile Collection: Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy

Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy
An official two-day state visit to the UK by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1927-) and Queen Sirikit (1932-) of Thailand - the Queen at the final function of the trip at the Thai Embassy

Background imageSmile Collection: Boys eating fish and chips, Balham, SW London

Boys eating fish and chips, Balham, SW London
Three boys eating fish and chips out of newspaper on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageSmile Collection: Woman on a 1938 Ariel motorcycle

Woman on a 1938 Ariel motorcycle
Woman on a 1938 Ariel 500cc motorcycle in garden circa 1938

Background imageSmile Collection: Shirley Temple starring in Captain January

Shirley Temple starring in Captain January
Shirley Temple (1926-2014) starring in Captain January (American musical comedy-drama film directed by David Butler), 1936 - 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation Production. Date: 1936

Background imageSmile Collection: Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges

Brochure advertising Triplex Grates / Ranges
A cook proudly produces a loaf - another successful piece of cooking using her Triplex Garte / Range. Home made with Triplex! Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSmile Collection: Fantasy French postcard - Nude woman and doll

Fantasy French postcard - Nude woman and doll
Very stylish Fantasy French postcard depicting a nude woman smiling and cradling a doll in her arm. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSmile Collection: Caricature of a cheeky Australian solder - WW1

Caricature of a cheeky Australian solder - WW1
circa 1916

Background imageSmile Collection: Princess Anne, Princess Royal, in Cornwall

Princess Anne, Princess Royal, in Cornwall
Princess Anne, Princess Royal, on an official visit to Cornwall. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageSmile Collection: David Buck - English actor

David Buck - English actor
David Buck (1936-1989), English actor, known for his role as Richard Beckett in the series Plays of Mystery and Imagination. Date: 1966

Background imageSmile Collection: Profile portrait of a smiling Japanese Geisha girl

Profile portrait of a smiling Japanese Geisha girl. Date: circa 1906

Background imageSmile Collection: Boy collecting apples

Boy collecting apples
A smiling, happy boy amongst the orchard trees, collecting the fallen shiny English apples in a wooden box. Painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageSmile Collection: Portrait of a Couple, c. 1622, by Frans Hals (c. 1582-1666)

Portrait of a Couple, c. 1622, by Frans Hals (c. 1582-1666)
Frans Hals (c. 1582-1666). Dutch painter. Portrait of a Couple, probably Isaac Abrahamsz Massa and Beatrix van der Laen, c. 1622. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageSmile Collection: Titus (39-81 AD). Roman Emperor. Bust. Marble

Titus (39-81 AD). Roman Emperor. Bust. Marble
Titus (39-81 AD). Roman Emperor. Flavian dynasty. Bust. Marble. 70-80 AD. From Utica, near Carthage. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageSmile Collection: Girl with doll in pram, Balham, SW London

Girl with doll in pram, Balham, SW London
A little girl hugs her doll in a pram on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageSmile Collection: Sir Douglas Haig, Vice Admiral Keyes and Sir A Bodkin

Sir Douglas Haig, Vice Admiral Keyes and Sir A Bodkin
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig (1861-1928) and Vice Admiral Sir Roger John Brownlow Keyes (1872-1945) being received at Dover by Sir Archibald Henry Bodkin (1862-1957)

Background imageSmile Collection: Sir Douglas Haig and Vice Admiral Keyes at Dover

Sir Douglas Haig and Vice Admiral Keyes at Dover
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig (1861-1928) and Vice Admiral Sir Roger John Brownlow Keyes (1872-1945) inspecting a Royal Navy guard of honour on their arrival at Dover, Kent. circa December 1918

Background imageSmile Collection: Senegal - West Africa - Dakar

Senegal - West Africa - Dakar
Children playing in the street in Dakar, Senegal

Background imageSmile Collection: Female Type / Reading Book

Female Type / Reading Book
A lady reads a book, wearing a cloche hat, Louis heel shoes, stockings and either a chemise or a pair of cami-knickers

Background imageSmile Collection: Reptile / Cayman Crocodile

Reptile / Cayman Crocodile
A cayman crocodile and other reptiles including : gangetica, gecko, salamander and a baby crocodile hatching from an egg

Background imageSmile Collection: Jeremy Bentham / Thomson

Jeremy Bentham / Thomson
JEREMY BENTHAM Philosopher and economist

Background imageSmile Collection: Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Doorman

Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Doorman. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease

Background imageSmile Collection: Croupier dealing cards

Croupier dealing cards
Marilyn Rugg portrayed while pleasantly working as a croupier. About her job she said: " Its what I call basically an enjoyment job - everyone is out to relax and ejoy themselves

Background imageSmile Collection: Playing with Lego

Playing with Lego
A little blond girl and her Mother play with Lego building blocks, possibly building a train which is travelling under two little Lego bridges? Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageSmile Collection: Pro-German Alsacienne

Pro-German Alsacienne
ALSACE - A pretty Alsacienne and her German boyfriend smile at a wretched French soldier who asks the way to Bordeaux. Germans claimed that Alsace wanted to be part of Germany

Background imageSmile Collection: Grim Smile Cover Design

Grim Smile Cover Design
The (actually, six) towns comprising Bennetts Five Towns are Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Longton and Fenton - all now parts of Stoke-on- Trent

Background imageSmile Collection: Glamourous Aviatrix

Glamourous Aviatrix
A glamourous blond Aviatrix, sporting red goggles and a cream flying helmet and jumpsuit enjoys a well earned smoke in between flights

Background imageSmile Collection: Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - smart double-buttoned kids trouser suit with multi-colour diamond pattern design Date: circa 1967

Background imageSmile Collection: Model in swirling floral psychedelic print dress

Model in swirling floral psychedelic print dress with fluted bell sleeves. Date: circa 1967

Background imageSmile Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Model: Diane Loach - Shoot date: April 14, 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageSmile Collection: Window cleaning product advertisement shoot

Window cleaning product advertisement shoot
Possibly a window cleaning product advertisement shoot - circa 1955 Date: circa 1955

Background imageSmile Collection: Permanently-pleated Blue Cotton Dress

Permanently-pleated Blue Cotton Dress
Client: Goldberger Prints - Permanently-pleated Blue Cotton Dress - January 18, 1955 Date: 1955

Background imageSmile Collection: Young German Woman wearing a small black hat with a veil. Date: circa 1930s

Young German Woman wearing a small black hat with a veil. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSmile Collection: I m Some Pumpkin

I m Some Pumpkin - a very strange postcard featuring a man with a manically-grinning carved pumpkin instead of his head, which is frankly pretty disturbing. Date: 1912

Background imageSmile Collection: Pedro the gardener, s Algar, Menorca

Pedro the gardener, s Algar, Menorca
Portait of Pedro, a gardener, who cultivates a smallholding nears Algar, Menorca. He grows potatoes and vegetables Date: 2013

Background imageSmile Collection: Old man with beard, Stoke

Old man with beard, Stoke
An old man with a white bushy beard, looks directly at the camera and poses for a photograph in the street. He wears a black beret and has smiling eyes. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Date: 1987

Background imageSmile Collection: French Pin-up girl - putting on her shoes

French Pin-up girl - putting on her shoes - she already has her fur-trimmed cape and stockings on, but what else...??! Date: circa 1910

Background imageSmile Collection: French Pin-up girl

French Pin-up girl
Smiling French Pin-up girl - reclining on a couch, her leg held upwards (perhaps she has a been suffering with a tight hamstring of late...). Date: circa 1910

Background imageSmile Collection: Three young Japanese women

Three young Japanese women. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageSmile Collection: Chief of the Shilluk Tribe - Southern Sudan

Chief of the Shilluk Tribe - Southern Sudan
circa 1910s



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