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Smithfield Collection (#2)

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Grand Avenue, Smithfield Market, City of London

Grand Avenue, Smithfield Market, City of London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Metropolitan Extension under construction 1864

Metropolitan Extension under construction 1864
Metropolitan Extension Railway under construction at Smithfield, London. 1864

Background imageSmithfield Collection: General Strike, 1926 - Smithfield Market butcher

General Strike, 1926 - Smithfield Market butcher
General Strike, 1926 - a Smithfield Market butcher carrying supplies of meat to his own car. 1926

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Queues at Smithfield Meat Market, London, WW1

Queues at Smithfield Meat Market, London, WW1
Food shortage queues at Smithfield Meat Market, London, 1918, towards the end of the First World War. 1918

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, Smithfield

Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, Smithfield. 1901

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Picking up sixpences at Smithfield 1902

Picking up sixpences at Smithfield 1902
Centuries-old tradition, when 21 sixpences were placed upon a flat gravestone in the churchyard at St. Bartholomew in Smithfield, London, on Good Friday morning

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Market, Manchester

Smithfield Market, Manchester
Interior of Smithfield market occupied an area of less than 12.000 square yards. Photograph showing piles of baskets and boxes of vegetables and fruit. Date: 1897

Background imageSmithfield Collection: smithfield clubs club christmas cattle cows cow

smithfield clubs club christmas cattle cows cow
Uncarting the cattle at the Baker-Street Bazaar. Date: 1856

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Early Morning at the Smithfield Meat Market, London 1870

Early Morning at the Smithfield Meat Market, London 1870
A typical scene outside Smithfield Meat Market at two in the morning. A large number of horse-drawn carriages are shown, bringing meat to the market for sale. Date: 1870

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Poultry Market, London 1875

Smithfield Poultry Market, London 1875
Exterior of the Smithfield Poultry Market in London. In the foreground, one can see a typically busy London street scene. Date: 1875

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Entrance to Bartholomew Close, from Smithfield

Entrance to Bartholomew Close, from Smithfield

Background imageSmithfield Collection: SMITHFIELD MARKET 1827

SMITHFIELD MARKET 1827
Smithfield market, viewed from the Barrs Date: 1827

Background imageSmithfield Collection: SMITHFIELD MARKET / VIEW

SMITHFIELD MARKET / VIEW
A view of Smithfield Market and Snow Hill. Date: 1960s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: SMITHFIELD MARKET

SMITHFIELD MARKET
Horses and carriages and the general hustle and bustle outside Smithfield meat market. Date: circa 1900

Background imageSmithfield Collection: SMITHFIELD / LANTERN SLIDE

SMITHFIELD / LANTERN SLIDE
Smithfield Market by night Date: 1910

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Giltspur Street Compter

Giltspur Street Compter
Engraving depicting the Giltspur Street Compter in 1840. It was a compter or small prison, designed by English architect and surveyor George Dance the Younger, mainly used to hold debtors

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Red Lion Tavern

Red Lion Tavern
Various aspects of the old Red Lion Tavern. Possibly dating from the mid-16th century, this rambling building stood in Chick Lane (also called West Street) near Saffron Hill in West Smithfield

Background imageSmithfield Collection: The Hand & Shears

The Hand & Shears
An 1811 view of the Hand & Shears, a public house in Smithfield built early in the 19th century. It was named after the former Bartholomew Fair, held at Smithfield for centuries

Background imageSmithfield Collection: St Bartholomew-the-Great

St Bartholomew-the-Great
Engaving depicting St Bartholomew-the-Great in 1737. The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, is a medieval church in Smithfield within the City of London

Background imageSmithfield Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital, London - Smithfield Ward

St Bartholomews Hospital, London - Smithfield Ward
St Bartholomews Hospital, Farringdon, City of London - Smithfield Ward. Date: circa 1907

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Duke of York at Smithfield Club Fat Stock Show

Duke of York at Smithfield Club Fat Stock Show held at the Agricultural Hall Islington in December 1927. His Father (King George V) and his brother (Edward)

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Advert for John Gardner & Son, sausage machine 1888

Advert for John Gardner & Son, sausage machine 1888
Simplex, silent sausage machine and pie-meat cutter, patentees and sole makers, Smithfield Works, Bradford Street, Birminham. 1888

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Death of Wat Tyler during the Peasants Revolt

Death of Wat Tyler during the Peasants Revolt
Death of Wat Tyler in Smithfield, London, during the Peasants Revolt. 1381

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Photograph of Blue Anchor PH, East Smithfield, London

Photograph of Blue Anchor PH, East Smithfield, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Medieval Spinster. Manuscript c. 1340

Medieval Spinster. Manuscript c. 1340
Medieval Spinster. Miniature in The Smithfield Decretals. Compendium c. 1340 of the decretals of Pope Gregory IX. Manuscript Ms Royal 10 E. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. UNITED KINGDOM. ENGLAND

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Market, London

Smithfield Market, London - at the time, Londons principal meat market. Situated close to St. Bartholomews Church and Hospital

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Meat Market

Smithfield Meat Market
Overview of Smithfield Meat Market, London, showing a brisk trade for the meat carcasses hanging from hooks. Date: 1903

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Pierce Egans Anecdotes: decrepid horses at Smithfield

Pierce Egans Anecdotes: decrepid horses at Smithfield
Colour plate How to pick a rum one to look at and a good one to go in Smithfield ffrom Pierce Egans anecdotes of the turf, the chase, the ring and the stage, 1827

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Exterior of St Bartholomews church 1886

Exterior of St Bartholomews church 1886
Exterior of St Bartholomews church. 1886

Background imageSmithfield Collection: St Bartholomew Great

St Bartholomew Great
St Bartholomew-the-Great, West Smithfield: people coming out of church Date: late 19th century

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Junction at Smithfield

Junction at Smithfield
The new Metropolitan Line (underground) meets the London, Chatham and Dover Railway near Smithfield Date: 1866

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, London, England

Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, London, England
Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, London, County of London, England. 2013 - The Tart Restaurant. Date: 1910s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital - Lucas Ward, West Smithfield

St Bartholomews Hospital - Lucas Ward, West Smithfield, County of London, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Date: early 20th century

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Aftermath of major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London

Aftermath of major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London
The aftermath of a fire at Smithfield Poultry Market, London, on 23 January 1958, looking north along the eastern gangway, taken about 36 hours after the fire had broken out

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Blitz in London - AFS firefighter, WW2

Blitz in London - AFS firefighter, WW2
Blitz in London - a smiling AFS firefighter, a former Smithfield meat porter named Eddie. Date: 1940s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London

Major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London
A major fire at Smithfield Poultry Market, London, on 23 January 1958 -- firefighters with hosepipes and a Dennis fire engine (rubble from roadworks not connected with fire)

Background imageSmithfield Collection: SMITHFIELD

SMITHFIELD
Sheep and cattle at Smithfield market. Date: 1846

Background imageSmithfield Collection: The General Strike - convoy of meat supplies

The General Strike - convoy of meat supplies
An armoured convoy with meat supplies passing Bank en route for Smithfield Market during the General Strike. In support of a strike by coal miners over the issue of threatened wage cuts

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Arrival of Meat at Smithfield Meat Market, London, 1870

Arrival of Meat at Smithfield Meat Market, London, 1870
Engraving showing the arrival of meat at Smithfield Market, London, in 1870. The meat had just arrived by steam train (which can be seen in the background)

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Aftermath of major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London

Aftermath of major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London
The aftermath of a fire at Smithfield Poultry Market, London, on 23 January 1958, looking east along the southern gangway, taken about 36 hours after the fire had broken out

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Police escorting cart during Dock Strike, London

Police escorting cart during Dock Strike, London
Police escorting a cart during the London Dock Strike. During the strike it was practically impossible for any transport to be moved without a police escort

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Entrance to St. Bartholomew-the-Great, London

Entrance to St. Bartholomew-the-Great, London
The Gatehouse. The Tudor entrance to St. Bartholomew-the-Great, West Smithfield, London Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: San Bushmen rock painting, Smithfield, Southern Africa

San Bushmen rock painting, Smithfield, Southern Africa
San Bushmen rock painting from Smithfield, Southern Africa depicting people, an elephant and an eland antelope and a doll representing a bushman. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Market 1875

Smithfield Market 1875
Metropolitan Poultry Market, SMITHFIELD Date: 1875

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Double page spread in a diary for 10-15 December

Double page spread in a diary for 10-15 December
A double page spread in a young persons diary for 10-15 December. Each day is given a small illustration, relating either to the season, or to the anniversary of an historical event

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Edward VII at the Smithfield Show

Edward VII at the Smithfield Show
King Edward VII visiting the Smithfield Show at the Agricultural Hall in Islington, North London

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Manchester Ship Canal - Beef Carcasses for London

Manchester Ship Canal - Beef Carcasses for London
A chalk scrawl on the wagon door records that 1000 beef carcasses were transported in these wagons from the offload on the Manchester Ship Canal down to final destination of Smithfield Market, London



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