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Smithfield Collection (#3)

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

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Cattle in London, 1877

Cattle in London, 1877
Engraving showing a herd of cattle passing through the streets of the city of London, 1877. These animals were probably being driven towards the citys meat and livestock market, Smithfield

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Cattle at Smithfield Market, London, 1849

Cattle at Smithfield Market, London, 1849
Engraving showing a pair of cattle drovers and their animals at Smithfield Market in London, 1849

Background imageSmithfield Collection: London Corners, 1881

London Corners, 1881
Engraving showing a variety of scenes around London in 1881. The images show (clockwise from top left): St. Dunstan s, Thames Street; St

Background imageSmithfield Collection: London Birdseye 15

London Birdseye 15
Bird s-eye view of London at the end of the 19th century : New Oxford Street and Holborn to Smithfield and Cheapside

Background imageSmithfield Collection: The Charter House School

The Charter House School
Charterhouse School was founded by Thomas Sutton in London in 1611 on the site of the old Carthusian Monastery in Charterhouse Square, Smithfield

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Turkeys in Poulterers

Turkeys in Poulterers
A fine display of turkeys hanging in a butchers shop at Smithfield, London, ready for Christmas dinners

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Meat vans leaving the docks during strike

Meat vans leaving the docks during strike
Laden meat vans, under police escort, leaving the Royal Albert Dock for Smithfield during the London Dock Strike of 1912

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield / Cloth Alley

Smithfield / Cloth Alley
A narrow London street, not greatly changed since Elizabethan times - Cloth Alley, Smithfield

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Butterworth Dole

Butterworth Dole
ENGLAND: BUTTERWORTH DOLE & WIDOWs SIXPENCE, St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield, London. On Good Friday widows over 60 receive a sixpence & Hot X bun

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield / Lantern Slide

Smithfield / Lantern Slide
Smithfield Market by night

Background imageSmithfield Collection: 16th C Smithfield Street

16th C Smithfield Street
Street scene in Smithfield, London

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Town Houses 1795

Town Houses 1795
Old houses lately standing at the south corner of Hosier Lane, Smithfield, London : examples of the plain gable style, but, alas, taken down in 1809

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Great Fire / 1666 / Memorial

Great Fire / 1666 / Memorial
Memorial of the Great Fire of London at Pye Corner, Smithfield, where the fire ended

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Smithfield Ragged School

Smithfield Ragged School
The ragged school in Smithfield, with one room for several classes

Background imageSmithfield Collection: Selling a Wife

Selling a Wife
A gentleman offers his wife for sale in Smithfield Market, London : prospective purchasers inspect the goods as if she was a cow



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