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Specialist Collection

Background imageSpecialist Collection: A specialists opinion

A specialists opinion. Illustration shows Thomas Lipton checking the pulse of a animated feminine Americas Cup. Date 1903 August 5

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Henry Rawlinson / Anon

Henry Rawlinson / Anon
sir HENRY CRESWICKE RAWLINSON archeologist, specialist in Assyrian archeology

Background imageSpecialist Collection: English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972

English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972 (msn SH1697), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Watton. A crew chief / specialist is giving the crew a last chance briefing before they complete their

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Birth of a baby, Rochford General Hospital, Essex

Birth of a baby, Rochford General Hospital, Essex
Birth of a baby at Rochford General Hospital, Essex. When Janet Gisby was admitted, the chances were high that, after two miscarriages, she would lose her baby

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Tunisia, North Africa - the interior of an Arab shop

Tunisia, North Africa - the interior of an Arab shop specialising in ornate furniture, traditional crafts and decorative items. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. A Fuel Maintenance specialist carrying out maintenance on a 3, 000 US Gallon (2498 Imp.Gallon, 11356 litre) under-wing tank. Date: circa 1960

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Grafton's Chiffonelle Advertisement

Grafton's Chiffonelle Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Grafton's Chiffonelle, a draper specialist in women's lingerie, using perfect washing fabrics. Date: circa 1920

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Bust of Bess Norriss

Bust of Bess Norriss
A bronze bust portrait of Australian artist, Elizabeth May Norriss, later Bess Norriss Tait, 1878-1939. She was a specialist in watercolour and miniature painting

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1929

Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1929
Eugene Permanent Wave, with a slightly fuller growth at the back and sides. Date: 1929

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Dr. St. Clair Thomson

Dr. St. Clair Thomson (1859 - 1943), nose and throat specialist and one of the doctors present at the death of Edward VII on May 6th 1910. 1910

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Bobby and Co Ltd, 1926

Advert for Bobby and Co Ltd, 1926
Advert for Bobby & Co Ltd, 1926 illustrating a dinner gown of black Georgette Date: 1926

Background imageSpecialist Collection: The American Bridge, Vierstraat, Belgium

The American Bridge, Vierstraat, Belgium
The bridge crosses the small stream the Kemmelbeek. In the August 1918 offensive the centre line of the attacking American 27th Division crossed over this bridge, hence its local name of American

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937

Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937
Ordinary waves can look so ordinary! Date: 1937

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R. 1 XW665

Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R. 1 XW665
Royal Air Force - Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.1 XW665 (msn 8040), of No.51 Squadron. The three original Nimrod R.1s, and the attrition replacement

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Pilgrimage to Blantyre to see William Rae - Bone Specialist

Pilgrimage to Blantyre to see William Rae - Bone Specialist
Pilgrimage to Raploch Cottage, Blantyre to see Mr William Rae (1841-1907) - Bone Specialist Date: 1905

Background imageSpecialist Collection: A Four-man British Shooting Party

A Four-man British Shooting Party - note the specialist jackets worn by the two gentleman at the front, both with padded shoulder protection to prevent injury from the rifle recoil. Date: 1930s

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Charles H. Baber ladies footwear 1929

Advert for Charles H. Baber ladies footwear 1929
Elegant ladies footwear for widths - all fittings made to the specification of your foot. 1929

Background imageSpecialist Collection: R. A. F, The Specialist, WW1, cartoon, H. M Bateman

R. A. F, The Specialist, WW1, cartoon, H. M Bateman
A World War One R.A.F pilot pokes his head out of the side of his biplane as he releases a grossly oversized bomb. Date: 1918

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1922

Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1922
Peggy appeared at our salons, just as you see her in the left-hand photograph, Peggys hair had been the despair of her mother

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Shingled bobbed hair by Eugene 1923

Shingled bobbed hair by Eugene 1923
Bobbed, tresses by the shingled, by Eugene, Grafton Street, Bond Street, London. 1923

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Sir Charles Tegart

Sir Charles Tegart (1881 - 1946) Colonial police officer and anti-terrorism and security specialist. Tegarts career began in Calcutta during British rule where he rose the position of Commissioner of

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Sir Morell Mackenzie, English laryngologist

Sir Morell Mackenzie, English laryngologist
Sir Morell Mackenzie (1837-1892), English laryngologist. 1889

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Fashions for Men: Specialists in Dress Reform

Fashions for Men: Specialists in Dress Reform
Specialists in Dress Reform: Dr. Jordan and Mr. Norman Haire with Mrs. Gayer. So far the Mens Dress Reform Society has failed to make a noticeable impression on the man in the street

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Caricature of Dr Lennox Browne, ENT specialist

Caricature of Dr Lennox Browne, ENT specialist
Caricature of Dr Lennox Browne (1841-1902), Ear, Nose and Throat specialist whose patients included actors and singers. 1881

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair 1938

Advert for Eugene permanant hair 1938
The secret of beautiful dressing is largely hair dressing! 1938

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Henry Rawlinson / Woodbury

Henry Rawlinson / Woodbury
sir HENRY CRESWICKE RAWLINSON archeologist, specialist in Assyrian archeology Date: 1810 - 1895

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937

Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937
A beautiful wave discovers new beauty in you ! 1937

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Lomas & Co. Cake decorating tools 1898

Advert for Lomas & Co. Cake decorating tools 1898
Lomas & Co cake decorating specialist. Date: 1898

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene waves and curls 1936

Advert for Eugene waves and curls 1936
Fashion favours fascinating Eugene waves and Curls.... 1936

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Nestle permanent hairwave 1922

Advert for Nestle permanent hairwave 1922
The Nestla permanent hairwave. Isn t it perfect? Just look at this photograph. Aren t the hairwaves indescribably lovely? Curl for curl, were for ave

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Military spectacles by Dollands, WW1

Military spectacles by Dollands, WW1
Specialist military spectacles with larger lenses and secure hooks, as supplied by Dollands of Oxford Street. The advertisement claims that many civilians are adopting the style due to its obvious

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair waves & curls 1937

Advert for Eugene permanant hair waves & curls 1937
To give you natural, graceful waves and curls which readily lend themselves to a perfect setting in any of the new hair styles. 1937

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Nestle permanent hairwave 1923

Advert for Nestle permanent hairwave 1923
What would you not give to have naturally wavy hair ? Iy cost the lady whose photographs are pictured here, but 3 guineas to have her hair permanently waved by Nestle into these gloriously becoming

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1923

Advert for Eugene permanant hair waving 1923
Naturally wavy hair in 2 and a half hours. From straight to naturally curly hair in 2 and a half hours! Permanent curls and waves, soft and exquisitely becoming - glowing with life and colour

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene hair treatment 1923

Advert for Eugene hair treatment 1923
New ways of creating straight hair. White long hair, permanently mounded into delightful waves and curls. Date: 1923

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Inecto Salons: unwanted grey hair 1936

Advert for Inecto Salons: unwanted grey hair 1936
Grey hair treated by specialist. In the clever hands of an expert, at the Inecto daylight Salons, grey hair can to-day regain its natural colour and lustra in as little as thirty minutes

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Stewart hair specialist 1928

Advert for Stewart hair specialist 1928
Models wearing the steam method, giving permanent waves or the detachable extention wavelet. 1928

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanant hair waves & curls 1938

Advert for Eugene permanant hair waves & curls 1938
Eugene waves are essential to the smart set Enchanting little curls and natural waves imparted by the Eugene. 1938

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Jamal machineless hair lotions 1938

Advert for Jamal machineless hair lotions 1938
The most comfortable permanent you can get... Secret of Jamals miraculous results and success with difficult hair lies in the five lotions which recondition your hair during the process

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Tunisia - A Spahi reconnoitering

Tunisia - A Spahi reconnoitering
Tunisia - A Spahi (a term given to a soldier of a French colonial cavalry unit) reconnoitering. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Advert for Eugene permanent wave 1922

Advert for Eugene permanent wave 1922
A Permanent Wave as it SHOULD look Date: 1922

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Chemical exercise, Barkers car park, Kensington

Chemical exercise, Barkers car park, Kensington
Firefighters taking part in a chemical exercise in Barkers car park, Kensington, SW London

Background imageSpecialist Collection: NFS (London Region) Fire Force 34 Emergency Tender, WW2

NFS (London Region) Fire Force 34 Emergency Tender, WW2
An example of an NFS emergency tender (ET), its crew and some of the specialist cutting equipment it carried. This ET was in Fire Force district 34

Background imageSpecialist Collection: LFB mechanical fire appliance at Southwark HQ

LFB mechanical fire appliance at Southwark HQ
Two London firemen at drill with a motorised fire appliance (with its ladder removed), watching at drills being performed out of shot

Background imageSpecialist Collection: Queue for a tobacconists, London 1940s

Queue for a tobacconists, London 1940s
A queue outside a tobacconists shop in an unidentified London street during the 1940s. To the right are the Oxford Tea Rooms, and to the left, what appears to be a pawn shop. circa 1947



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