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Steep Collection

Background imageSteep Collection: St Patricks Hill, Cork, Republic of Ireland

St Patricks Hill, Cork, Republic of Ireland. circa 1970s

Background imageSteep Collection: Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland
A quaint old shop front in a steep, cobbled corner of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageSteep Collection: The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Scene in Gloucester Terrace, The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, decorated with flags and bunting to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII

Background imageSteep Collection: Fishing boats in the harbour, Fowey, Cornwall

Fishing boats in the harbour, Fowey, Cornwall
Fishing boats in the picturesque harbour at Fowey, Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageSteep Collection: Hotels on the clifftops, Sorrento, Italy

Hotels on the clifftops, Sorrento, Italy. They include the Hotel Tramontano and the Hotel Tasso. A man sits on a rock below. Date: late 19th century

Background imageSteep Collection: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine or Kennecott Mine

Bingham Canyon Copper Mine or Kennecott Mine
Bingham Canyon Copper Mine (Kennecott Copper Mine), Utah, USA Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSteep Collection: Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline, Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline, Carmarthenshire, South Wales
View of the Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline on the Great Western Railway near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, South Wales, with a large number of trucks on the line

Background imageSteep Collection: England / Ludlow 1930S

England / Ludlow 1930S
The ancient Shropshire town of Ludlow. Broad Gate, situated on one of its steepest streets, is the last of the seven gates of the old city walls

Background imageSteep Collection: Leaving the Underground

Leaving the Underground
Way Out - commuters walking up the steep steps leading out of Westminster underground station, central London, England

Background imageSteep Collection: Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card

Coach and horses in the snow on a Christmas card. circa 1890s

Background imageSteep Collection: Clovelly / Devon 1926

Clovelly / Devon 1926
Clovelly, North Devon: the High Street

Background imageSteep Collection: Goat Carts Felixstowe

Goat Carts Felixstowe
Goat carts and people at Felixstowe, Suffolk

Background imageSteep Collection: The Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent

The Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent
View of the Leas Lift at Folkestone, Kent. It was designed by R.G. Waygood in 1885, and in 1890 it was decided to build a further lift alongside

Background imageSteep Collection: Mid-Air on Skis

Mid-Air on Skis
A man in a vest in mid-air as he skis down a steep mountain

Background imageSteep Collection: Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales

Boy pushes his bicycle up a hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales
A young boy pushes his bicycle up a steep hill in Ebbw Vale, South Wales. Behind is the Ebbw Vale steel works. This was closed by Corus in 2002

Background imageSteep Collection: Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides Race

Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides Race
The Guides Race at Grasmere showing the plucky runners rounding the flag on Silver Howe - a particularly precarious part of the course. The winner was R. Lancaster who won the race four times in all

Background imageSteep Collection: Down-Along, Clovelly, Devon

Down-Along, Clovelly, Devon - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSteep Collection: Painting of Women and Peacocks

Painting of Women and Peacocks
Artwork showing three nudes amongst a group of white peacocks, upon a steep hill. Date: circa 1928

Background imageSteep Collection: The Motor Picture Book, The Finish of a Hill-Climbing Test

The Motor Picture Book, The Finish of a Hill-Climbing Test Date: 1930

Background imageSteep Collection: Visit to Madeira - North Coast from St. Anna

Visit to Madeira - North Coast from St. Anna
Black and white lantern slide of steep cliffs leading to the sea.. Part of Box 125, Madeira, part of Boswell collection. slide number 39. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSteep Collection: Street scene in Corfe Castle, Dorset

Street scene in Corfe Castle, Dorset
Street scene in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, Dorset, with the Purbeck Garage on the left. Date: 20th century

Background imageSteep Collection: Some Difficult Camping Grounds by Heath Robinson

Some Difficult Camping Grounds by Heath Robinson
A variety of impractical and in some cases, downright ridiculous locations to pitch a tent, including on stilts in a lake, across a stream, in a field of angry bulls and on a steep rocky pinnacle

Background imageSteep Collection: A heavy gun battery moving uphill during the Balkan campaign

A heavy gun battery moving uphill during the Balkan campaign
A French heavy-gun battery move up a steep hill during fighting with the Bulgarian army on the Macedonian border, October 1916

Background imageSteep Collection: Canal at Corinth, Greece

Canal at Corinth, Greece. Date: circa 1930

Background imageSteep Collection: French boy scout rock climbing

French boy scout rock climbing
French boy scout on a rock climbing activity

Background imageSteep Collection: Strato volcanic eruption

Strato volcanic eruption
A strato volcano has a steep volcanic cone built up by dense lava flows and pyroclastic debris. One of a series (including image numbers 185 to 190) showing various forms of volcanic eruption

Background imageSteep Collection: Poster advertising Garhmukhtesar, India

Poster advertising Garhmukhtesar, India
Poster for the East Indian Railway, advertising trips to Garhmukhtesar

Background imageSteep Collection: Church at Vethuil, Pontoise, made famous by Claude Monet

Church at Vethuil, Pontoise, made famous by Claude Monet
A man and his dog climb the steps to the church at Vethuil, in the arrondissement of Pontoise, north of Paris. The town and church were made famous by painter Claude Monet Date: 1994

Background imageSteep Collection: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - Mt Adams Inclined Railway

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - Mt Adams Inclined Railway
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - The Mount Adams Incline was a funicular, or inclined railway, located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Mount Adams

Background imageSteep Collection: Sorrento, Italy - Hotel Vittoria, with lift up the cliff

Sorrento, Italy - Hotel Vittoria, with lift up the cliff - perched on the hillside overlooking the Bay of Naples. Date: 1910s

Background imageSteep Collection: Cliffs at Ault-Onival, Somme Department, Haut-de-France

Cliffs at Ault-Onival, Somme Department, Haut-de-France
The Cliffs at Ault-Onival, Somme Department, Haut-de-France, France. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSteep Collection: Church Steps, Old Town, Minehead, Somerset

Church Steps, Old Town, Minehead, Somerset - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSteep Collection: New Inn Hotel, Clovelly, Devon

New Inn Hotel, Clovelly, Devon - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSteep Collection: Up-Along, Clovelly, Devon

Up-Along, Clovelly, Devon - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSteep Collection: Donkey at Clovelly, Devon

Donkey at Clovelly, Devon - Painted by artist Charles Howard for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon

Background imageSteep Collection: St Mawes, Cornwall - view toward the bay

St Mawes, Cornwall - view toward the bay
St Mawes (Lannvowsedh) - a village on the end of the Roseland Peninsula, in the eastern side of Falmouth harbour, on the south coast of Cornwall

Background imageSteep Collection: Church Steps, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Church Steps, Whitby, North Yorkshire - 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 imageSteep Collection: Goats Path, Watcombe, near Torquay, South Devon

Goats Path, Watcombe, near Torquay, South Devon - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageSteep Collection: The Beck, Staithes, North Yorkshire

The Beck, Staithes, North Yorkshire - 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 imageSteep Collection: Bend on Porlock Hill, Somerset

Bend on Porlock Hill, Somerset - 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 imageSteep Collection: Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings, East 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 imageSteep Collection: High Street, Clovelly, Devon

High Street, Clovelly, Devon - 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 imageSteep Collection: The Castle, viewed from the south, Edinburgh, Scotland Date: 1930s

The Castle, viewed from the south, Edinburgh, Scotland Date: 1930s

Background imageSteep Collection: Castle and Jacob's Ladder, St. Helena

Castle and Jacob's Ladder, St. Helena
The Castle and Jacob's Ladder, St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha - an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSteep Collection: Strada St. Lucia, Valletta, Malta

Strada St. Lucia, Valletta, Malta - one of the seven streets which horizontally crosses straight through The City from Harbour to Harbour. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSteep Collection: Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline

Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline
A photograph which shows some countryside cottages by a steep bank in Low Beveridgewell, Dunfermline, used to highlight the potential for releasing the stream from Culvert

Background imageSteep Collection: At The Sea Baths, The Raft

At The Sea Baths, The Raft
An illustration of a large wooden raft in the ocean, gloating at a steep angle, causing various swimmers to struggle to stay on board, a nearby lady is preparing to dive off. Date: circa 1901

Background imageSteep Collection: Le Front A Neuf Pervyse

Le Front A Neuf Pervyse
A landscape etching of some thick, gnarled trees, growing at a slant on a steep section of river bank, a haystack is just visible in the background grasslands. Date: circa 1921



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