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Background imageSplash Collection: Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson
Consequences -- How the thoughtlessness of a butterfly seriously affected a bishops corn, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imageSplash Collection: British troops bathing in the sea, Etaples, France, WW1

British troops bathing in the sea, Etaples, France, WW1
British troops having fun bathing in the sea at Etaples, northern France, during the First World War. Date: June 1917

Background imageSplash Collection: A boy plays with a black dog in the harbour at Garlieston

A boy plays with a black dog in the harbour at Garlieston, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. He thows stones for the dog, which jumps about in the water Date: 1994

Background imageSplash Collection: Public schoolboys at Tidworth Pennings camp

Public schoolboys at Tidworth Pennings camp
Boys enjoying the camp bath at Tidworth Pennings camp on Salisbury Plain, where four thousand public schoolboys of the Junior Division of the Officers Training Corps were put through their paces by

Background imageSplash Collection: Precambrian volcano

Precambrian volcano
An impression by Micahael Copus of Precambrian (4, 500 to 544 million years ago) bomb-rock volcano in Leicestershire, England

Background imageSplash Collection: Blackpool Log Flume

Blackpool Log Flume
These holidaymakers are getting wetter than they bargained for on the Log Flume at the famous Pleasure Beach funfair, Blackpool, Lancashire, England! Date: late 1960s

Background imageSplash Collection: Bathingmachines / Brighton

Bathingmachines / Brighton
Ladies and babies paddle and splash in the sea at Brighton

Background imageSplash Collection: High tide and splash point, Eastbourne, East Sussex

High tide and splash point, Eastbourne, East Sussex
High tide and splash point in front of the Queens Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex. Date: circa 1910

Background imageSplash Collection: The Aqua Theatre - Pier Approach Baths, Bournemouth

The Aqua Theatre - Pier Approach Baths, Bournemouth
Performers of the The BIG SPLASH of 1963 - The Aqua Theatre - Pier Approach Baths, Bournemouth - Synchronised Swimming Entertainment Show, starring Teddy Northcott and Johnny Carney. Date: 1963

Background imageSplash Collection: Water splash fairground ride, early 1900s

Water splash fairground ride, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageSplash Collection: Water splash ride

Water splash ride Date: early 1900s

Background imageSplash Collection: Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea

Pretty young lady making a splash with a dive into the sea
I'm making a big splash down here'! A pretty young lady in a vivid red swimsuit and headscarf leaps into the sea, sending some of the other occupants of the waters flying into the air!

Background imageSplash Collection: Teddy Tail League birthday card

Teddy Tail League birthday card Date: 20th century

Background imageSplash Collection: Photograph of a practice launch of the Lifeboat, Coversack, Cornwall. Outdoor seascape action shot

Photograph of a practice launch of the Lifeboat, Coversack, Cornwall. Outdoor seascape action shot. Captioned, Launching the Lifeboat, in case'

Background imageSplash Collection: Southport, Merseyside, England - The New Promenade

Southport, Merseyside, England - The New Promenade Date: circa late 1920s

Background imageSplash Collection: Jumbo's joy in the hot weather: Elephants shooting the chute at the Franco-British Exhibition held

Jumbo's joy in the hot weather: Elephants shooting the chute at the Franco-British Exhibition held at White City, London 1908 Date: 1908

Background imageSplash Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman in red bikini in the sea Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Large woman in red bikini in the sea Date: 20th century

Background imageSplash Collection: Comic postcard, Plump holidaymaker in the sea

Comic postcard, Plump holidaymaker in the sea, showing a stripy bottom Date: 20th century

Background imageSplash Collection: Urami Waterfall, Nikko, Japan

Urami Waterfall, Nikko, Japan
Vintage 19th century photograph Japan - Urami Waterfall, Nikko, Japan

Background imageSplash Collection: Johnnys Pa soaked by an Elephant at the Zoo

Johnnys Pa soaked by an Elephant at the Zoo
Comic Postcard - Johnnys Pa - Johnnys Pa takes the children to the Zoo (and gets a little more than he was bargaining for...!). Date: 1907

Background imageSplash Collection: Tally ho at the London Hippodrome, through the splash pane

Tally ho at the London Hippodrome, through the splash pane
The grand finale of Tally-ho, the latest water spectacle at the London Hippodrome as viewed by the audience through the splash pane - glass barriers, which rose up to encircle the arena

Background imageSplash Collection: Splash Point, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Splash Point, Eastbourne, East Sussex. circa 1900

Background imageSplash Collection: Roanoid bakelite bathroom fittings

Roanoid bakelite bathroom fittings in marbled cream -- splash-back with shelf, glass holder, sponge holder, toothbrush holder, mirror, and a lamp above. Date: 1930s

Background imageSplash Collection: British naval airships scouting for underwater craft, WW1

British naval airships scouting for underwater craft, WW1
British naval airships scouting for underwater craft, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageSplash Collection: Window Cleaner

Window Cleaner - People You See. From Teddy Bear (22 May 1964). Original artwork loaned for scanning by the Illustration Art Gallery. Date: 1964

Background imageSplash Collection: Aircraft Engineering Corporation Ace K-1 N69097

Aircraft Engineering Corporation Ace K-1 N69097. This single-seat biplane, powered by a 40hp Ace engine; was designed by Alexander Klemin (Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, NYU) and N W Dalton

Background imageSplash Collection: Red FoX Date: 1880

Red FoX Date: 1880

Background imageSplash Collection: Madagascar - Tuamasina (Tamatave) - Boulevard Gallieni

Madagascar - Tuamasina (Tamatave) - Boulevard Gallieni Date: circa 1906

Background imageSplash Collection: Woman makes a big splash

Woman makes a big splash
Woman in her bathing suit making a big splash. Date: 1909

Background imageSplash Collection: Bathing at Brighton

Bathing at Brighton
Ladies and babies paddle and splash in the sea at Brighton Date: 1836

Background imageSplash Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Sopwith Cuckoo

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Sopwith Cuckoo
Torpedo Dropping Instruction, Sopwith Cuckoo making a big splash. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imageSplash Collection: Waves splash against the shining black rocks at Knockbrex

Waves splash against the shining black rocks at Knockbrex
Waves splash against the shining black rocks on the shore at Knockbrex in Wigtown Bay on the Solway coast of SW Scotland Date: 2004

Background imageSplash Collection: Appleby Horse Fair - horse wash

Appleby Horse Fair - horse wash
A young boy, stripped to the waist and wearing a cloth cap, washes a horse in the River Eden during the Appleby Horse Fair Date: 1990

Background imageSplash Collection: Wet deckhand, Bangkok, Thailand

Wet deckhand, Bangkok, Thailand
A young deckhand swills himself with a bucket of water on the deck of his fishing boat in Bangkok Date: circa 1985

Background imageSplash Collection: Swimming, Cadiz, Spain -2

Swimming, Cadiz, Spain -2
Swimming and splashing in the sea at Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain. Ships in the port can be seen in the distance. First published The Daily Telegraph Date: 1989

Background imageSplash Collection: Swimming, Cadiz, Spain -1

Swimming, Cadiz, Spain -1
Swimming and splashing in the sea at Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain. Ships in the port can be seen in the distance. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageSplash Collection: Ship struck by a submarine-fired torpedo

Ship struck by a submarine-fired torpedo between the boiler and engine compartments. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSplash Collection: Riding a Dolphin

Riding a Dolphin
A man with a cowboy hat rides a dolphin and makes quite a splash! Date: 1960s

Background imageSplash Collection: Record rainfall, Ealing Common, West London

Record rainfall, Ealing Common, West London
Record rainfall on the evening of 15 June 1903 at Ealing Common, West London. 1903

Background imageSplash Collection: Red car driving through water, Sidmouth, Devon

Red car driving through water, Sidmouth, Devon
Red car driving through water in a street in Sidmouth, Devon. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageSplash Collection: HIPPY LOVE-IN

HIPPY LOVE-IN
Happy hippies at a Love In. Date: 1960s

Background imageSplash Collection: Elephants charging forward through water

Elephants charging forward through water
Elephants charge toward the viewer through a shallow pool. Illustration from Romance of Ivory story in pen & ink by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageSplash Collection: Lifeboat / Cromer / Norfolk

Lifeboat / Cromer / Norfolk
A lifeboat creates a huge splash as it is launched into the sea at Cromer, Norfolk

Background imageSplash Collection: Model splashing about in the surf

Model splashing about in the surf
A model (Gill Emberton) splashing about in the seaside surf. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageSplash Collection: Field House, Splash Point, Eastbourne, Sussex

Field House, Splash Point, Eastbourne, Sussex. 1869

Background imageSplash Collection: Pranks in the Briny - aqua planing

Pranks in the Briny - aqua planing
A group of boys play in the sea. One boy gives aqua planing a go but doesn t stay on long. Date: 1932

Background imageSplash Collection: Irish International Exhibition - The Water Chute ride

Irish International Exhibition - The Water Chute ride
Irish (Dublin) International Exhibition - The Water Chute ride. Date: 1907

Background imageSplash Collection: Susi - splashing about in a plastic bowl

Susi - splashing about in a plastic bowl, watched by a kitten. 1950s



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