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Streatham Collection

Background imageStreatham Collection: Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty

Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty
A Metropolitan Police officer, PC Edward Ridout of Chelsea Police Station, on traffic duty. He is standing by a zebra crossing to help a little boy across the road

Background imageStreatham Collection: England / London / Streatham

England / London / Streatham
An electric tram passes Streatham Library

Background imageStreatham Collection: Streatham Hill 1950S

Streatham Hill 1950S
Elevated view of Streatham Hill, showing a relatively traffic-free road, with only a few cars and trams

Background imageStreatham Collection: Instruction sheet, How to Dance the Jitterbug

Instruction sheet, How to Dance the Jitterbug, by Adele England of the Locarno School of Dancing, Streatham, SW London. 1939

Background imageStreatham Collection: Samuel Johnson / Thrale

Samuel Johnson / Thrale
DR SAMUEL JOHNSON Home of the writers friend, Mr Thrale, at Streatham, London: Johnson himself is seen with Mrs Hester Thrale, chatting in the garden

Background imageStreatham Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, letter from Henry Wotton

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, letter from Henry Wotton
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, collection of Titanic passengers Richard and Stanley May. Letter dated 5 July 1913 from Henry Wotton, Titanic cross channel passenger

Background imageStreatham Collection: Photograph of Railway Hotel, Streatham, London

Photograph of Railway Hotel, Streatham, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1943

Background imageStreatham Collection: Photograph of Leigham Arms, Streatham, London

Photograph of Leigham Arms, Streatham, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1934

Background imageStreatham Collection: Mrs Thrales house

Mrs Thrales house
View of Mrs Thrales house in Streatham. Hester Lynch Thrale (1740/41-1821) was a Welsh-born diarist, author and patron of the arts

Background imageStreatham Collection: Streatham Common, London - The Avenue

Streatham Common, London - The Avenue
1905

Background imageStreatham Collection: SOCIAL / STREATHAM 1907

SOCIAL / STREATHAM 1907
Streatham High Road, London: a suburban street Date: 1907

Background imageStreatham Collection: Jimmy Edwards and cat in a pantomime, Puss in Boots

Jimmy Edwards and cat in a pantomime, Puss in Boots
Jimmy Edwards (1920-1988), English comic actor and writer, as King Jim, with a cat (played by Freda Wyn, aka Winifred A Ryeland, 1916-1989) in a pantomime, Puss in Boots, at Streatham Hill Theatre

Background imageStreatham Collection: Return of the hot water bottles 1946

Return of the hot water bottles 1946
Production of the rubber synthetic hot water bottle in Streatham factory, London, post Second World War. During the War, rubber was reserved for making tires for military trucks

Background imageStreatham Collection: Norwood Grove House

Norwood Grove House, Streatham, London, was built in 1760 - 61 for John Ambler, a hop merchant. It was extended in the 1830s and opened to the public in 1926. Date: built 1760 - 1761

Background imageStreatham Collection: LCC-LFB Streatham fire station, SW London

LCC-LFB Streatham fire station, SW London
Streatham fire station was built by the London County Council in the last year of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, before the name was changed to the London Fire Brigade

Background imageStreatham Collection: Magdalen Hospital, Streatham Hill

Magdalen Hospital, Streatham Hill
Exterior of chapel and other buildings at the Magdalen Hospital, Streatham Hill, south London. Date: circa 1915

Background imageStreatham Collection: Agnes Parr Nursery, Streatham

Agnes Parr Nursery, Streatham
Small children stand at the gate of the Agnes Parr Nursery, Streatham, in South London

Background imageStreatham Collection: Actress Freda Wyn doing handstand in cat costume

Actress Freda Wyn doing handstand in cat costume
Freda Wyn, English actress (aka Winifred A Ryeland, 1916-1989), doing a handstand on stage in her cat costume during rehearsals for a pantomime, Puss in Boots

Background imageStreatham Collection: Actress Freda Wyn relaxing in cat costume during a pantomime

Actress Freda Wyn relaxing in cat costume during a pantomime
Freda Wyn, English actress (aka Winifred A Ryeland, 1916-1989), taking a cigarette break in her cat costume during rehearsals for a pantomime, Puss in Boots

Background imageStreatham Collection: Actress Freda Wyn in cat costume for a pantomime

Actress Freda Wyn in cat costume for a pantomime
Freda Wyn, English actress (aka Winifred A Ryeland, 1916-1989), posing in her cat costume for a pantomime, Puss in Boots, in which she appeared with the comic actor Jimmy Edwards at Streatham Hill

Background imageStreatham Collection: Actress Freda Wyn doing cat makeup for a pantomime

Actress Freda Wyn doing cat makeup for a pantomime
Freda Wyn, English actress (aka Winifred A Ryeland, 1916-1989), making herself up as a cat for a pantomime, Puss in Boots, in which she appeared with the comic actor Jimmy Edwards

Background imageStreatham Collection: Grammar School House, Thetford, Norfolk

Grammar School House, Thetford, Norfolk
Grammar School House, Thetford, near Streatham, Norfolk, England. Date: 1925

Background imageStreatham Collection: LCC-MFB Streatham fire station family quarters

LCC-MFB Streatham fire station family quarters
Whilst the new Streatham fire was being built, a sub-station was employed to serve the local area. Seen here is the building that housed the firemen

Background imageStreatham Collection: LCC-MFB Streatham fire station wireless van

LCC-MFB Streatham fire station wireless van
Whilst the new Streatham fire station was being built, a sub-station was employed to serve the local area. Seen here is the interior of the horse drawn mobile MFB wireless van that housed

Background imageStreatham Collection: LCC-MFB Streatham sub-fire station and engine

LCC-MFB Streatham sub-fire station and engine
Whilst the new Streatham fire station was being built, a sub-station was employed to serve the local area. Seen here is the building that housed the horse drawn escape cart and the steamer (not shown)

Background imageStreatham Collection: LCC-MFB mobile telephone / telegraph caravan

LCC-MFB mobile telephone / telegraph caravan
With the building of the new Streatham fire station, the caravan shown here was able to receive and transmit messages for the temporary station from Brigade HQ

Background imageStreatham Collection: Sea Scouts at Limehouse Basin, London Docks

Sea Scouts at Limehouse Basin, London Docks
4th Streatham Sea Scouts on their boat, 4th Dimension, at Limehouse Basin, London Docks, around the time of the 25th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth IIs Coronation

Background imageStreatham Collection: Streatham Place

Streatham Place
Post and telegraph office, Streatham Place in south London. Date: circa 1902

Background imageStreatham Collection: Streatham High Road

Streatham High Road

Background imageStreatham Collection: Hester Thrale / Home

Hester Thrale / Home
HENRY AND HESTER THRALE Thrale Place, Streatham, where Dr Samuel Johnson paid frequent visits to his friends, Henry and Hester Thrale

Background imageStreatham Collection: Suburban Shopping Street

Suburban Shopping Street
A shopping street in Londons southern suburbs - Streatham High Road


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