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Background imageSpread Collection: Suffragette Board Game PANK-A-SQUITH

Suffragette Board Game PANK-A-SQUITH
A suffragette board game called Pank-A-Squith which was first advertised in the pages of Votes for Women, October 1909. It was described as a highly artistic TABLE GAME that helps to spread

Background imageSpread Collection: BBC 1935

BBC 1935
Spread from Radio Pictorial Annual showing the British Broadcasting Centre including the interior with the vaudeville studio, the gramaphone effects studio, concert hall, council chamber

Background imageSpread Collection: Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914

Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914
Spread from The Sketch magazine showing scenes from the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion, which opened at His Majestys Theatre, London on 11 April 1914

Background imageSpread Collection: Coronation Procession, 1953

Coronation Procession, 1953
Double page spread artists impression of the Coronation procession of Queen Elizabeth II showing the various military and ceremonial representatives of the UK and Commonwealth

Background imageSpread Collection: The Evening Prayer

The Evening Prayer: There is a dog who loves his Master so, He always goes with him wherever he may go, And even when he kneels to say his Evening Prayer, This faithful friend is by his bedside there!

Background imageSpread Collection: Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases, Wanted for Sneezing.. Date: circa 1940

Background imageSpread Collection: Britains Brabazon I passenger aircraft by G. H. Davis

Britains Brabazon I passenger aircraft by G. H. Davis
A Leviathan of the skies: Britains Brabazon I airliner, designed to carry 72 long-distance passengers. A mammoth aerial express able to cover the England-Australia route in 48 hours

Background imageSpread Collection: Poster, Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

Poster, Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases
Ministry of Health poster, Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases -- trap the germs in your handkerchief

Background imageSpread Collection: Possible UFO sighting in Ireland

Possible UFO sighting in Ireland
Was it an Irish flying saucer or merely an airborne leprechaun? A double-page spread relating to an incident that occurred in County Waterford, Ireland on the 26th December 1965

Background imageSpread Collection: Founding of the Jesuit Order, Montmartre, France

Founding of the Jesuit Order, Montmartre, France
Foundation of the Jesuit Order in an underground chapel in the church of Saint Denis, Montmartre, near Paris. Ignatius de Loyola and six companions dedicate themselves to spread the Word of God

Background imageSpread Collection: Poster, The Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, Sussex

Poster, The Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, Sussex

Background imageSpread Collection: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer at the summit of Mount Corcovado. Created by French sculptor Paul Landowski

Background imageSpread Collection: Methods of escape from submarine by G. H. Davis

Methods of escape from submarine by G. H. Davis
The latest methods of escape from a sunken submarine: the rescue bell, the one-man escape chamber, and escape without the use of breathing apparatus. 1954

Background imageSpread Collection: British soldier bears to the firing line WWI

British soldier bears to the firing line WWI
Double page showing a British private soldier, commonly know as a Tommy, showing a diagram of tools and equipment that he would have carried when marching to the trenches in World War One. 1915

Background imageSpread Collection: In front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London

In front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London
A great stage and a great curtain: in front and behind the scenes at the Coliseum, London. Top centre: a diagrammatic view of the revolving stage

Background imageSpread Collection: Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement

Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement
Advert for Cephos cold and flu powder depicting a poorly looking woman, dressed rather smartly, and standing, hanging onto a strap on a bus or tube train

Background imageSpread Collection: Jude the Apostle

Jude the Apostle
SAINT JUDE THE APOSTLE (also known as Thaddeus): he spread the Good Word in Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq) but when he went to Persia he was put to death

Background imageSpread Collection: Fuel winter crisis: Heating pumped from the earth and water

Fuel winter crisis: Heating pumped from the earth and water
Diagram illustrating how heat in the earth and water can provide heating for homes and factories. City Electrical Engineer of Norwich

Background imageSpread Collection: Factors governing an invasion by G. H. Davis

Factors governing an invasion by G. H. Davis
The situation of Britain face to face with a German north-west Europe: factors governing an invasion during the Second World War

Background imageSpread Collection: Blenheims and Messerschmitts by G. H. Davis

Blenheims and Messerschmitts by G. H. Davis
The fight between Bristol Blenheims and Messerschmitt 110 destroyer planes over the North Sea during the Second World War

Background imageSpread Collection: A Picnic Party

A Picnic Party
A large picnic for several colonial familes with food and drink spread on a large white cloth and a gramophone playing music behind. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageSpread Collection: Frobels Infant Garden

Frobels Infant Garden
The concept of KINDERGARTENS originated with Frobels system, which spread from Germany to Britain and throughout the world

Background imageSpread Collection: The Ampulla and Annointing Spoon - Crown Jewels

The Ampulla and Annointing Spoon - Crown Jewels. Date: 1936

Background imageSpread Collection: Photograph of Spread Eagle Inn, Stourton, Wiltshire

Photograph of Spread Eagle Inn, Stourton, Wiltshire. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Fashion Spread

Fashion Spread
Fashion editorial spread Date: 1927

Background imageSpread Collection: The Alican Air Force

The Alican Air Force
A WW2 children's story book illustration from The Story Of Alican Land, written by Joan Hunt. The image shows some grand vultures with spread wings, dressed in the Alican Land Air Force uniform

Background imageSpread Collection: Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, Sussex

Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, Sussex - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageSpread Collection: Advertisement Illustration, Bird Of Prey

Advertisement Illustration, Bird Of Prey
An illustration, most likely used for advertisement purposes, featuring a magnificent bird of prey with spread wings. Date: circa 1939

Background imageSpread Collection: Playing Cards

Playing Cards
A sketch portraying a seated man looking up from his game, towards a standing fellow whose hand is spread over the cards. Date: circa 1901

Background imageSpread Collection: The Linen Hall Advertisement

The Linen Hall Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Robinson and Cleaver Ltd, promoting exquisite Irish linen and the Linen Hall. The image shows a woman laying in bed, with a tea tray

Background imageSpread Collection: Isis

Isis
A Sculptural portrait depiction of the Ancient Egyptian Goddess, Isis also referred to as Aset, seen by many as the Mother of Horus, her worship was spread throughout the Greco Roman world

Background imageSpread Collection: Resting On The Rocks

Resting On The Rocks
A group portrait sketch of a man who is relaxed, laid on his back with spread limbs over a rock, with two women sat in the foreground in the countryside. Date: circa 1916

Background imageSpread Collection: The Barn

The Barn
A charcoal drawing showing a view of a bark, with a flock of chickens spread outside, from the concealed view of hanging tree branches. Date: circa 1921

Background imageSpread Collection: Frosty Morning

Frosty Morning
A landscape oil painting, showing a frosty morning in the countryside, featuring a small herd of cows gathered around a large wide spread tree. Date: circa 1918

Background imageSpread Collection: The Church Army Waggon, Cambridgeshire

The Church Army Waggon, Cambridgeshire
The Peterborough evangelist Church Army waggon at Barnack near Stamford. These horse drawn vans toured the district often staying for a few days in some villages

Background imageSpread Collection: New RMS Mauretania, ocean liner 1938

New RMS Mauretania, ocean liner 1938
Diagram of the second liner to be named Mauretania an ocean liner by Cunard White Star. Date: 1938

Background imageSpread Collection: Allied bombing compared with the Somme by G. H. Davis

Allied bombing compared with the Somme by G. H. Davis
Big damage at low cost: the Allied bombing offensive during the Second World War compared with one day's casualties on the Somme during the First World War

Background imageSpread Collection: Tokyo postman delivering letters to the rubble

Tokyo postman delivering letters to the rubble
Laden with letters from anxious enquiries from relatives. A Japanese postman amongst the ruins of where the house were once situated

Background imageSpread Collection: Tokyo earthquake 1923

Tokyo earthquake 1923
A railway shelter for the night with men, women and children huddled together in a carriage on a siding at Numadzu Station after the catastrophic earthquake that hit Tokyo

Background imageSpread Collection: The night patrol of the London streets, 1853

The night patrol of the London streets, 1853
The night patrol of the London streets. The figure of Death on horseback rides out of an overcrowded cemetery full of cholera victims

Background imageSpread Collection: The public vaccinator has called to vaccinate a number of printers

The public vaccinator has called to vaccinate a number of printers. Attending on him are two nurses one in uniform and the other in private dress

Background imageSpread Collection: Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Stratford (New), London

Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Stratford (New), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Spread Eagle Hotel, Rolleston On Dove, Staffordshire

Spread Eagle Hotel, Rolleston On Dove, Staffordshire. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Stratford (Old), London

Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Stratford (Old), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Prittlewell, Essex

Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Prittlewell, Essex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Croydon, Surrey

Photograph of Spread Eagle PH, Croydon, Surrey. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageSpread Collection: Extension of London Underground railway, 1906

Extension of London Underground railway, 1906
Extension of the London Underground railway in 1906, showing the Booking Office at Piccadilly Station, the line running from Hammersmith in the west to Finsbury Park in the north

Background imageSpread Collection: Advert for Milton against influenza 1918

Advert for Milton against influenza 1918
Advertisement for Milton sterilising fluid, recommended for preventing and relieving influenza at a time when Spanish flu was rapidly spreading across the world. 1918



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