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Background imageStarts Collection: Ataturk Starts Reforms

Ataturk Starts Reforms
Kemel Ataturk introduces language reform

Background imageStarts Collection: Man in Bath

Man in Bath
Just when he starts to enjoy a relaxing bath, a mouse enters the room and tries to steal his towel; luckily theres a bell- pull so he can call the maid and have her remove it

Background imageStarts Collection: Woman in the Tub 1918

Woman in the Tub 1918
A young woman starts her day washing herself in the tub with a large sponge. A towel sits on a rail for when she has finished

Background imageStarts Collection: Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom starts to remove his spa?

Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom starts to remove his spa?
Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom starts to remove his spacesuit prior to receiving a medical checkup aboard the aircraft carrier USS Randolph, after his sub-orbital flight

Background imageStarts Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Extremely rare Harland and Wolff hardbound employees build/date book chronicling the history of the ships built at the yard

Background imageStarts Collection: First Powered Airship - British Army Dirigible No 1

First Powered Airship - British Army Dirigible No 1
The new British lead military airship Dirigible No 1, christened Nulli Secundus, made its maiden ascent at Farnborough. The early design work was carried out by Colonel James Templer

Background imageStarts Collection: WELLINGTON FUNERAL

WELLINGTON FUNERAL
The funeral procession of the duke of Wellington starts at his house at Hyde Park Corner, and passes through the streets of London amid the fervent acclamations of the populace. Date: 1852

Background imageStarts Collection: The First Prince of Wales

The First Prince of Wales
King Edward Is infant son Edward (later King Edward II), born at Caernarfon Castle, is presented to the Welsh Chieftains as their Prince

Background imageStarts Collection: Slingsby Skylark 3 AXL

Slingsby Skylark 3 AXL, at the grid of a gliding competition in the UK. Waiting for a launch before the competition starts. Date: circa 1982

Background imageStarts Collection: CRYSTAL PALACE PROGRESS

CRYSTAL PALACE PROGRESS
Surrounded by the green fields and woods of Sydenham, south- east London, the new Crystal Palace starts to take shape. Date: 1853

Background imageStarts Collection: SYDENHAM WORK STARTS

SYDENHAM WORK STARTS
In the green fields of Sydenham, south-east London, work starts on the new Crystal Palace, recycling the materials from the Great Exhibition. Date: 1853

Background imageStarts Collection: LLOYD GEORGE AND GERMANY

LLOYD GEORGE AND GERMANY
Lloyd George starts to dismantle the statue of Germania... Date: August 1917

Background imageStarts Collection: ACCIDENTS / WATER LEAK

ACCIDENTS / WATER LEAK
A family are alarmed when water starts to drip from the ceiling Date: circa 1860

Background imageStarts Collection: Demetrius starts a riot in Ephesus

Demetrius starts a riot in Ephesus
Demetrius, a silversmith who makes shrines to Artemis (Diana), starts a riot in Ephesus against St Paul, crying Great is Artemis of the Ephesians, as described in the Acts of the Apostles

Background imageStarts Collection: Barbara Streisand, Joan Collins and Anthony Newley

Barbara Streisand, Joan Collins and Anthony Newley
A series of photos of Barbara Streisand, Joan Collins and husband Anthony (Tony) Newley at a party thrown by Jackie Collins at the newly-opened Chi-Chi Club in St. James, London

Background imageStarts Collection: Cheetah family in trees - Mother Cheetah starts

Cheetah family in trees - Mother Cheetah starts to hunt and her four big calfs follow her (Acinonyx jubatus). Ndutu - Ngorongoro - Tanzania - Africa

Background imageStarts Collection: Klondike / Leaving Nome

Klondike / Leaving Nome
Alaska miners leave Nome for Seattle as winter starts to close in and prospecting becomes impossible

Background imageStarts Collection: Luther at the Wartburg

Luther at the Wartburg
Disguised as Junker Georg, bearded and without a tonsure, he hides from the Church and starts to translate the Bible into German

Background imageStarts Collection: Opening of the war session of Parliament: Boer Crisis

Opening of the war session of Parliament: Boer Crisis
The opening of the war session of Parliament on the 17th October 1899, as the Second Boer War commences. Mr Balfour exclaimed, " We have with use the conscience of the Empire". Date: 1899

Background imageStarts Collection: Mai Bacon in The Little Revue Starts at Nine

Mai Bacon in The Little Revue Starts at Nine
British Actress Mae (Mai) Bacon (18971981), starring in The Little Revue Starts at Nine. Date: 1923

Background imageStarts Collection: The Enthusiastic Bootblack by H M Bateman

The Enthusiastic Bootblack by H M Bateman, starts with an innocent scenario, a man needs his shoes polished, but the Bootblack on the street is an earnest and hardworking type

Background imageStarts Collection: Mae Bacon - British Actress

Mae Bacon - British Actress
Miss Mae (often, as here, credited as Mai ) Bacon (18971981) - British Actress, shown here in The Little Revue Starts at Nine at The Little Theatre, London

Background imageStarts Collection: The Hengler Sisters

The Hengler Sisters dancing and singing starts at the turn of the century in America and Euope Date: circa 1900

Background imageStarts Collection: Suffragette Deputation to Parliament Result

Suffragette Deputation to Parliament Result. Womens Deputation to Parliament starts peacefully, then the police make arrests. Captioned, Oh what a Difference. Date: circa 1908

Background imageStarts Collection: Unappetising Moments, WW1

Unappetising Moments, WW1
Unappetising - Moments when the Savoy, the Alhambra and the Piccadilly Grill seem very far away (the offensive starts in half an hour). Bystander, Fragments from France - No. 4, Page 22

Background imageStarts Collection: A Martin B-57A starts an engine in Germany

A Martin B-57A starts an engine in Germany in 1956. Date: 1956

Background imageStarts Collection: Salmson Sports Car

Salmson Sports Car
The British Salmson 20-90 Sports two-seater is an attractive sports car with a concealed hood in case it starts to rain. Date: 1936

Background imageStarts Collection: Boys as Policemen

Boys as Policemen
Erm, excuse me Missus, ain t we supposed to be arresting you? Two boys dressed up as policemen look perturbed when an old lady with a whistle starts to jot in her notepad. Date: 1960s

Background imageStarts Collection: Britannia Cunarder 2

Britannia Cunarder 2
Cunard passenger liner which starts the first regular transatlantic mail service; in 1849 she is sold to Germany and ignominiously ends her career sunk as a target ship. Date: launched 1840

Background imageStarts Collection: After Party / Asleep 1911

After Party / Asleep 1911
A waiter starts to clear things away, while all the guests seem to have fallen asleep or passed out... Date: 1911

Background imageStarts Collection: Thames Embankment Starts

Thames Embankment Starts
Laying the foundation stone of the Thames Embankment at Whitehall Stairs

Background imageStarts Collection: Polo At Biarritz by Edmund Blampied

Polo At Biarritz by Edmund Blampied
Our Artists impression of the new polo ground at Beyris, half-way between Biarritz and Bayonne, which was opened last year by the King of Spain

Background imageStarts Collection: Glaciers (Liebig) 2

Glaciers (Liebig) 2
2 - the glacier starts from a ring of neves or firns, imperfectly consolidated snow. Date: 1939

Background imageStarts Collection: Holy Year Starts 1899

Holy Year Starts 1899
Leo XIII initiates the Holy Year in St Peter s, Rome

Background imageStarts Collection: Wine and Women

Wine and Women
When Charles starts flinging the champagne about, its best to get out of your dress before he ruins it

Background imageStarts Collection: Quebec Viaduct

Quebec Viaduct
A viaduct at Quebec collapses during construction - this is the scene at the moment it starts to break up. Date: 1907

Background imageStarts Collection: Drake Starts his Voyage

Drake Starts his Voyage
Francis Drake prepares to embark on a worldwide voyage in his ship Golden Hind

Background imageStarts Collection: Paris Tram Crash

Paris Tram Crash
Left to itself, a Paris tram starts - seemingly of its own accord - and crashes at 60 km/hour

Background imageStarts Collection: Stanley Leaves Congo

Stanley Leaves Congo
Emin Pasha relief expedition : the expedition starts to make its way across the plain after leaving the great Congo forest

Background imageStarts Collection: Aarons Rod Flowers

Aarons Rod Flowers
When Aarons magic rod starts to bud, his priestly status is acknowledged by the Israelites and they recognise his authority which earlier they had questioned

Background imageStarts Collection: Whooping Cough / 1883

Whooping Cough / 1883
Usually starts to affect children from around the age of seven, and according to the author, affects girls more that boys

Background imageStarts Collection: Britannia Cunarder

Britannia Cunarder
Passenger liner of the Cunard Line which starts the first regular transatlantic mail service; in 1849 she is sold to Germany and ends her career sunk as a target ship

Background imageStarts Collection: Boy Starts Making Kite

Boy Starts Making Kite
A boy starts to make a kite

Background imageStarts Collection: Gulliver / Lilliputians

Gulliver / Lilliputians
Gulliver alarms the Lilliputians when he starts to move

Background imageStarts Collection: Poas Volcano, Costarica

Poas Volcano, Costarica
Every thirty to sixty minutes, the sulphur lake starts to boil (2nd picture of three)

Background imageStarts Collection: One-Piece Not Allowed

One-Piece Not Allowed
A young woman in a red one- piece bathing costume with lacing on the legs starts to remove the forbidden garment. From a time when the all in one costume seemed fast

Background imageStarts Collection: Cable Laying / Gt Eastern

Cable Laying / Gt Eastern
The Great Eastern starts to lay the Atlantic Cable at Valentia

Background imageStarts Collection: Emperor Meiji

Emperor Meiji
When Shogun Keiki abdicates, civil war breaks out, but the emperor Meiji is able to seize control and makes a triumphal entry into Yedo (Tokyo). Now Japan starts to modernise



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