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Background imageStop Collection: Labour Party election posters and television speakers

Labour Party election posters and television speakers
Labour Party election posters and speakers for Labours series of five short television programmes in the run-up to the General Election of 8th October 1959 (which the Conservatives won)

Background imageStop Collection: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and his 32-foot ketch Suhaili, after completing a 312-day non-stop single-handed voyage around the world

Background imageStop Collection: Gyrocopter Beats Traffic

Gyrocopter Beats Traffic
The Campbell Cricket one-man gyrocopter is used for speedy commuting above the traffic and passengers queuing at the bus stop Date: late 1960s

Background imageStop Collection: The Famous Astaires by Nerman

The Famous Astaires by Nerman
Caricature of brother and sister dance act, Fred and Adele Astaire by Nerman during the time of their successful run in Stop Flirting at various London theatres during the mid 1920s

Background imageStop Collection: Orient Express train in a rural setting

Orient Express train in a rural setting
The Orient Express - countryfolk stop to watch the express go by

Background imageStop Collection: Don Bradman square cuts at Lords, 1930

Don Bradman square cuts at Lords, 1930
Photograph of Don Bradman square cutting during the second Test Match between England and Australia, held at Lords Cricket Ground, London, 1930

Background imageStop Collection: Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting

Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting
Fred and Adele Astaire starring with Majorie Gordon in the successful show, Stop Flirting which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London in 1923 and moved to the Queens Theatre a few months later

Background imageStop Collection: Castle Coaches Bus

Castle Coaches Bus at a bus stop running between Lewisham and Marylebone in London c. 1940

Background imageStop Collection: Busy Brighton Bus-Stop

Busy Brighton Bus-Stop
Men, women and children queue to board the open-top Sea Front Service bus in Brighton at a stop outside the Royal Albion Hotel Date: 1952

Background imageStop Collection: Daily Telegraph front pages, 1914, 1918 and 1919, WW1

Daily Telegraph front pages, 1914, 1918 and 1919, WW1
Daily Telegraph front pages for 3 August 1914 and 11 November 1918, marking the beginning and end of the First World War

Background imageStop Collection: Colchester Railway Station - G. E. R. Express Train

Colchester Railway Station - G. E. R. Express Train
Colchester Railway Station - G.E.R. Express Train Date: circa 1903

Background imageStop Collection: Douglas DC-7C PH-DSD Zwarte Zee of KLM

Douglas DC-7C PH-DSD Zwarte Zee of KLM
Douglas DC-7C, PH-DSD, Zwarte Zee, of KLM. This aircraft achieved the longest passenger flight up to that time flying non-stop from Long Beach, California, to Le Bourget, Paris, a distance of 6

Background imageStop Collection: Royal Scot Goes by C1935

Royal Scot Goes by C1935
A maintenance gang stop work to watch the Royal Scot go by

Background imageStop Collection: Bus Stop Queue 1960S

Bus Stop Queue 1960S
A young pregnant woman waiting at a bus stop with another young woman and two old ladies

Background imageStop Collection: Cumbria Ramblers

Cumbria Ramblers
Three ramblers stop to admire the view of the Newlands Valley, Cumbria, England, with the peaks of Hindscarth and Robinson Fell towering impressively above the valley. Date: 1930s

Background imageStop Collection: Hikers by Signpost / 1935

Hikers by Signpost / 1935
Feminine rambling fashions of 3/4 length tweed or checked skirts worn with matching or contrasting jackets. Stockings or ankle socks are worn with various styles of shoe

Background imageStop Collection: The Railway Junction

The Railway Junction. A signal changing from stop to go. This is a classic British semaphore stop signal (lower quadrant type)

Background imageStop Collection: St Mark / Evangelist / Royau

St Mark / Evangelist / Royau
SAINT MARK THE EVANGELIST keeps a lion in his study to stop people interrupting him whiles writing his book

Background imageStop Collection: Allenburys Pastilles Ad

Allenburys Pastilles Ad
Advertisement for Allenburys pastilles; this advert suggests that they will stop people coughing through a talkie

Background imageStop Collection: Bristol Brabazon

Bristol Brabazon
Designed to fly non-stop London-NY, the Bristol 167 is the largest civil aircraft in the air - wingspan 70m, length 54m. It fails for economic not technical reasons

Background imageStop Collection: Traffic Police Officer

Traffic Police Officer
Traffic police officer giving stop signal number 2. Metropolitan police

Background imageStop Collection: Scolds Bridle from Armagh Jail

Scolds Bridle from Armagh Jail - a view of a woman sitting with the bridle over her face, to stop her talking. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageStop Collection: Mother and daughters at a London bus stop

Mother and daughters at a London bus stop
A mother and her two daughters waiting for a No.6 bus at Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9. They are all smartly dressed, but the houses in the background are showing postwar shabbiness

Background imageStop Collection: Hansel and Gretel Hotel, 68 Belgrave Road, Pimlico, London

Hansel and Gretel Hotel, 68 Belgrave Road, Pimlico, London - a street famous fr having many cheap hotels at all price levels along its length. Date: circa 1960

Background imageStop Collection: Glasgow Tram number 26 to Scotstoun via Bridgeton Cross

Glasgow Tram number 26 to Scotstoun via Bridgeton Cross
Glasgow Tram number 26 from Burnside to Scotstoun/Dalmuir via Bridgeton Cross - the stop at Springfield Road. The service was introduced on 15 August 1943. Date: circa 1944

Background imageStop Collection: Major fire in Wandsworth Road, Clapham SW8

Major fire in Wandsworth Road, Clapham SW8
London firefighters and the London Salvage Corps (in the long coats) at the scene of a fire involving shops and dwellings in Wandsworth Road, Clapham, SW8, on 9 September 1959. Date: 1959

Background imageStop Collection: Gipsy couple on their horse-drawn cart

Gipsy couple on their horse-drawn cart
A middle-aged gipsy couple riding along a country road on their horse-drawn cart. A London Transport bus stop can be seen in the background

Background imageStop Collection: Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting, London, 1924

Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting, London, 1924 Date: 1924

Background imageStop Collection: Amelia Earhart; Wilmer Stultz (r) and Louis Gordon

Amelia Earhart; Wilmer Stultz (r) and Louis Gordon
Amelia Earhart, centre; Wilmer Stultz, pilot, right; and Louis Gordon, co-pilot. Burry Port, Wales, after their non-stop flight from Newfoundland starting on 17 June 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageStop Collection: Cover design, Popular Aviation Magazine

Cover design, Popular Aviation Magazine combined with Practical Mechanics, showing two criminals in a red car being pursued by two policemen in a biplane

Background imageStop Collection: The Flying Scotsman, pulling out of Kings Cross

The Flying Scotsman, pulling out of Kings Cross
The Flying Scotsman pulling out of Kings Cross station at the start of its 392 mile non-stop to Edinburgh. The journey took just under eight hours in 1933

Background imageStop Collection: Moveable bus stop arrives in London, WWII

Moveable bus stop arrives in London, WWII
A moveable bus stop sign on Tottenham Court Road in central London, giving a clear indication of where people should queue during busy rush hours. Date: 1939

Background imageStop Collection: Dining saloon on a London to Liverpool express train

Dining saloon on a London to Liverpool express train
The dining saloon on the London & North Western Railways non-stop express from London Euston to the Riverside Station, Liverpool, for the Atlantic cruise liners. Date: circa 1912

Background imageStop Collection: Alcock and Brown - Aviators

Alcock and Brown - Aviators
British aviators John Alcock (1892 - 1919) and Arthur Whitten Brown (1886 1948) made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919.[1] They flew a modified World War I Vickers Vimy bomber

Background imageStop Collection: Newark Watermill

Newark Watermill
Two young men, cyclists, take time out to stop and admire the splendid weatherboarded Newark Watermill, Pyrford, Surrey, England

Background imageStop Collection: Portobello Road / Poncho

Portobello Road / Poncho
PORTOBELLO ROAD A group of young people stop and chat in Portobello Market. One couple share a knitted poncho

Background imageStop Collection: Outside Cafe Tortoni

Outside Cafe Tortoni
The fashionable Cafe Tortoni, in the rue Taitbout, where carriages stop for ladies to consume ice cream, while others enjoy theirs on the terrace

Background imageStop Collection: Great Central Express

Great Central Express
The Great Central Express runs non-stop from London to Sheffield, drawn by a locomotive of the Sir Sam Fay class

Background imageStop Collection: The Square, Bournemouth, Dorset

The Square, Bournemouth, Dorset. Date: 1928

Background imageStop Collection: Sundial in Petts Wood, Kent

Sundial in Petts Wood, Kent
A rambler stops to look at a sundial in Petts Wood, Kent, set up in memory of William Willett, pioneer of daylight saving whose ideas led to British Summer Time. 1939

Background imageStop Collection: Norbury Tramway Terminus, London

Norbury Tramway Terminus, London Date: 1905

Background imageStop Collection: Traffic Police Officer

Traffic Police Officer
Traffic police officer giving stop signal number 1 and 2. Metropolitan police

Background imageStop Collection: Social / Women, Girl & Car

Social / Women, Girl & Car
A lady and her child leave their Delage and walk along the pavement until they stop and talk with a friend

Background imageStop Collection: Race to Gretna / Newhouse

Race to Gretna / Newhouse
ONE MILE FROM GRETNA A couple desperate to marry race to Gretna Green in a four horse open top carriage but are pursued by those who wish to stop them

Background imageStop Collection: Buses at Trafalgar Squ

Buses at Trafalgar Squ
Four Routemaster London buses in a queue on the National Gallery side of Trafalgar Square, with the South African embassy in the background

Background imageStop Collection: Trumpet Call Ends Wwi

Trumpet Call Ends Wwi
Zebrowski sounds the trumpet call for the Germans to stop fighting

Background imageStop Collection: Never-stop railway at British Empire Exhibition 1924

Never-stop railway at British Empire Exhibition 1924
Diagram showing step-on, step-off method, where people walked slowly onto the moving carriage that went around the British Empire Exhibition, in Wembley, designed by William Yorath Lewis

Background imageStop Collection: George Galloway, British left-wing politician, at his desk

George Galloway, British left-wing politician, at his desk
George Galloway (b 1954), British left-wing politician, formerly a Labour MP, before founding the Respect Party. Seen here working at his desk. From 2001 Vice President of the Stop The War Coalition



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