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Background imageStatus Collection: Harley-Davidson Advert

Harley-Davidson Advert
Leslie Parkhurst sits astride the Harley-Davidson that took him to a new motor-cycle world land speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida

Background imageStatus Collection: When Adam delved and Eve span

When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman. 1892

Background imageStatus Collection: Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Musical party given by Ca

Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Musical party given by Ca
Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Italian painter. Musical party given by Cardinal De La Rochefoucauld at the Argentina Theatre in Rome in 1747. Museum of Louvre. Paris. France

Background imageStatus Collection: Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire

Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire
Aerial view of Congleton Union workhouse at Arclid, Sandbach, Cheshire. The building, erected in 1844-5, was designed by Henry Bowman. It later became Arclid Hospital

Background imageStatus Collection: The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The fantastic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Wrexham. Designed by Thomas Telford and William Jessop and finished in 1805, the aqueduct is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Pontypool, Monmouthshire

Union Workhouse, Pontypool, Monmouthshire
Pontypool Union workhouse was built in 1837 on Coedygric Road, Griffithstown, Monmouthshire (now Gwent). It later became Panteg County Hospital

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
The Newport Pagnell Union workhouse was erected in 1836 at the junction of London Road and North Crawley Road. It later became Renny Lodge Hospital

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Birkenhead Union workhouse viewed from Church Road, Higher Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire. A group of children stand in the foreground, with the workhouse infirmary behind them

Background imageStatus Collection: The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The fantastic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Wrexham. Designed by Thomas Telford and William Jessop and finished in 1805, the aqueduct is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain

Background imageStatus Collection: Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband - Ghana

Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband - Ghana
Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband from Ghana - pictured outside the Gold Coast Pavillion at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park in 1924

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire

Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire
A view of the Thame Union workhouse from one of its internal yards with the workhouse chapel in the background. Posed for the photographer are what appear to be the workhouse master (standing)

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Leigh, Lancashire

Union Workhouse, Leigh, Lancashire
Opened in 1851, the Union workhouse on Leigh Road, Leigh, Lancashire, later became Atherleigh Hospital. This early 1900s view focuses on the recently added workhouse offices and receiving home

Background imageStatus Collection: Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
The Market Harborough Union workhouse. The inscription on the pediment reads HARBOROUGH UNION WORKHOUSE 1836. At the doorway stands a man and a woman, presumably the master and matron

Background imageStatus Collection: The Signing of the Japanese Peace Treaty, San Francisco, 195

The Signing of the Japanese Peace Treaty, San Francisco, 195
Photograph showing Shigeru Yoshida, the Japanese Premier, signing the Peace Treaty at San Francisco, 4th September 1951. This treaty, signed by 48 other countries of the United Nations

Background imageStatus Collection: Thakore Sahib of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India

Thakore Sahib of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
His Highness the Maharaja Rawul Shree Takhtsingjee, The Thakore Sahib of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India (seated), with attendant. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageStatus Collection: Union Workhouse, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Union Workhouse, Bakewell, Derbyshire
Bakewell Union workhouse. The porter and two other men stand at the entrance, while another stands at the left near a wheelbarrow

Background imageStatus Collection: Strand Union Workhouse, Edmonton, North London

Strand Union Workhouse, Edmonton, North London
The Strand Unions workhouse at Edmonton, North London, opened in 1870. The Strand Union was located in Central London

Background imageStatus Collection: Vladimir Bekhterev

Vladimir Bekhterev
VLADIMIR MIKHAILOVICH BEKHTEREV Russian neurologist, wearing uniform reflecting his status in the Soviet medical hierarchy

Background imageStatus Collection: Rich Woman fishes for suitors

Rich Woman fishes for suitors
Leap Year - A Sure Bait A rich woman sits on the riverbank, loading up her hook with her riches ( LSD - pounds shillings and pence) - a sure bait for the mass of suitors she has already caught

Background imageStatus Collection: Apollo (Tooke)

Apollo (Tooke)
The bow testifies to his status as god of archery, the lyre to his patronage of the arts : his halo identifies him as the Roman equivalent of the Greek Sun-god HELIOS

Background imageStatus Collection: Rockwell Space Shuttle Orbiter OV-101 Enterprise

Rockwell Space Shuttle Orbiter OV-101 Enterprise. The first Orbiter built, used for atmospheric flight testing and never up-graded to flight status

Background imageStatus Collection: Martin B-26C-T XB-LOX

Martin B-26C-T XB-LOX Ay Jijos ! of PEMEX Built as Martin B-26C-20-MO Marauder 41-35071 for the United States Army Air Force, 35071 was modified to AT-23B and later redesignated TB-26C

Background imageStatus Collection: Glamorous model wrapped in an opulent fur stole

Glamorous model wrapped in an opulent fur stole
Glamorous model in profile pose, wrapped in an opulent fur stole. Date: circa 1961

Background imageStatus Collection: Avro Lancaster ASR. VII G-ASXX

Avro Lancaster ASR. VII G-ASXX
Avro Lancaster ASR.VII G-ASXX (ex NX611, ex Aeronavale), at the Biggin Hill Air Fair in May 1965, shortly after arriving in the UK from Tahiti

Background imageStatus Collection: High Caste Brahmin woman, India

High Caste Brahmin woman, India. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStatus Collection: Samuel Cody assorted memorabilia

Samuel Cody assorted memorabilia
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Extremely important Royal Aero Club Aviators Certificate No.9, 1910, issued to S. F

Background imageStatus Collection: Annual Festival at College for the Blind, Norwood

Annual Festival at College for the Blind, Norwood
The annual festival at the crystal palace of the Royal Normal College and Academy for the Blind in Upper Norwood, London. Various games and exercises are depicted

Background imageStatus Collection: Cloak that the Hawaiian chiefs wore as a symbol of status

Cloak that the Hawaiian chiefs wore as a symbol of status
Cloak that the Hawaiian chiefs wore as a symbol of their high social status. Feather and vegetale fibre. Polynesia. Hawaiian Islands, United States. Last third of the 18th century

Background imageStatus Collection: The Crossing Sweeper, by William Powell Frith

The Crossing Sweeper, by William Powell Frith, showing Victorian wealth and poverty. Date: 1858

Background imageStatus Collection: Lockheed C-121A Constellation N494TW

Lockheed C-121A Constellation N494TW (msn 749-2601, ex 48-609), at Avra Valley after restoration to airworthy status with its original military livery, on 1 February 1997. Date: 1997

Background imageStatus Collection: Sicily - Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo

Sicily - Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo
Black and white Victorian lantern slide of an interior view of the Capuchin Catacombs. Orignially only intended for dead friars, it laster became a status symbols to be entombed in the catacomb

Background imageStatus Collection: Grumman F3F-2 N20RW - 0972

Grumman F3F-2 N20RW - 0972 This aircraft crashed into a mountain at Wailuki, Maui, Hawaii on 24 June 1941, whilst flying with VMF-211

Background imageStatus Collection: United States Air Force - Republic YRF-84F Thunderstreak

United States Air Force - Republic YRF-84F Thunderstreak 49-2430 FICON parasite, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, seen with the retractable nose hook extended

Background imageStatus Collection: United States Air Force North American T-6G Texan 50-1279

United States Air Force North American T-6G Texan 50-1279, buzz-number TA-279, (msn 168-443), at the USAF Museum storage compound at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Background imageStatus Collection: Ceremonial meal, India, c. 1900

Ceremonial meal, India, c. 1900
Ceremonial meal, India, c.1900

Background imageStatus Collection: Group of chiefs and their wives, Kandy, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Group of chiefs and their wives, Kandy, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Background imageStatus Collection: Early Anglo-Saxon Gold Buckle and Pairs of Clasps with bronze vessel found in a grave

Early Anglo-Saxon Gold Buckle and Pairs of Clasps with bronze vessel found in a grave mound - Taplow, Buckinghamshire - 6th to early 7th century - now in the British Museum. Date: 1920s

Background imageStatus Collection: English huntsman and lady watching a fox swim across

English huntsman and lady watching a fox swim across a river, 19th century. Facey Romford raising his hat and shouting while Mrs Lucy Somerville sits sidesaddle on her mount. The view

Background imageStatus Collection: English huntsman fording a river with fox hounds

English huntsman fording a river with fox hounds, 19th century. Facey Romford urging his horse up the opposite river bank. Captain Spurrier cut down by Romford

Background imageStatus Collection: The Surrender of Jamestown

The Surrender of Jamestown
The Governor of Jamestown and the Jamestown Council stand before the ministers of the Commonwealth, holding a treaty that acknowledges the new English parliament

Background imageStatus Collection: Form, British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914

Form, British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, completed and dated 31 May 1947, rubber stamped by the Home Office, 12 June 1947. Declaration of Acquisition of British Nationality

Background imageStatus Collection: Room designed for a Rhenish industrialist

Room designed for a Rhenish industrialist in a furniture factory. circa 1898

Background imageStatus Collection: Wycliffe explains his thoughts before the Archbishop

Wycliffe explains his thoughts before the Archbishop
John Wycliffe (circa 1320s 1384) -an English scholastic philosopher, theologian, biblical translator, reformer, priest, and a seminary professor at the University of Oxford

Background imageStatus Collection: The General Election - True Blue

The General Election - True Blue
Comic Postcard series - The General Election - True Blue. A Candidate takes a few local yokels out for a ride in his carriage to show solidarity with the common man voter... 1908

Background imageStatus Collection: The Duchess of York given a teddy by Dr. Barnardos children

The Duchess of York given a teddy by Dr. Barnardos children
The Duchess of York (1900-2002) (later Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) given a large teddy bear for the infant Princess Elizabeth (the future Queen Elizabeth II) by the small children from the Dr

Background imageStatus Collection: ERMINE STOLE, SCARF, HAT

ERMINE STOLE, SCARF, HAT
A young woman wears an ermine muff, hat and scarf to keep out the winter chills while out foraging for fir tree branches to decorate her home at Christmas. Date: 1915

Background imageStatus Collection: Racial Types - Japan - Postman

Racial Types - Japan - Postman
A barefoot Japanese postman, carrying a sign to indicate his status, delivers a letter Date: circa 1905

Background imageStatus Collection: Satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status

Satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status
A satire on womens pursuit of aristocratic status in marriage, showing women angling for fish wearing crowns of the peerage. Date: circa 1840



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