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Striking Collection

Background imageStriking Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background imageStriking Collection: Art Deco lady with lipstick

Art Deco lady with lipstick
Striking illustration showing a lady wearing a dramatic black hat with veil, together with red beads and a flamboyant turned up collar, about to apply vivid red lipstick

Background imageStriking Collection: Positano, Amalfi Coast, Campagnia, Italy

Positano, Amalfi Coast, Campagnia, Italy
Panoramic view of Positano, Amalfi Coast, Campagnia, Italy

Background imageStriking Collection: Perfume advertisement for Guerlain Mitsouko

Perfume advertisement for Guerlain Mitsouko
Striking advertisement for the classic Guerlain fragrance, Mitsouko, asking, " Are you her type?". Mitsouko, a fruity chypre, with floral middle notes and spice base notes

Background imageStriking Collection: National coal strike - demands of miners 1912

National coal strike - demands of miners 1912
National coal strike, to secure a minimum wage that lasted from February to early April 1912. This table shows how the wages differ per day in Great Britain and Ireland during 1910, of boys, youths

Background imageStriking Collection: Nude painting by Julio E Fossa-Calderon

Nude painting by Julio E Fossa-Calderon
Photograph of a painting by Chilean painter Julio E Fossa-Calderon (1874-1946) entitled Woman in a pink bathrobe". Date: circa 1940

Background imageStriking Collection: Advert / Pirelli Tyres

Advert / Pirelli Tyres
A striking advertisement for Pirelli tyres

Background imageStriking Collection: Art Exhibition Glasgow

Art Exhibition Glasgow
Poster for an exhibition at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts - a striking example of the characteristic style which makes this one of the most advanced schools of art

Background imageStriking Collection: The Tatler Autumn Fashion Number 1955

The Tatler Autumn Fashion Number 1955
A stunning, bold front cover design featuring a tall and elegant woman wearing a simple black strapless evening dress and a sumptuous lime green wrap with matching choker necklace

Background imageStriking Collection: Pass of Llanberis

Pass of Llanberis
A striking view of the Pass of Llanberis, Caernarvonshire, which traverses a valley of exceptional wildness, between Snowdon and the Glyder Mountains

Background imageStriking Collection: Greenan Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Greenan Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland - a 16th century tower house, possibly on the site of an ancient fort. Date: circa 1908

Background imageStriking Collection: Advertisement for The Graphic

Advertisement for The Graphic
A striking advertisement for weekly illustrated magazine, The Graphic (founded 1869 by William Luson Thomas), showing a busy street scene with buses and trams advertising the paper

Background imageStriking Collection: Ww1 / C 1915 / Kitchener Pos

Ww1 / C 1915 / Kitchener Pos
KITCHENER POSTER " Your Country Needs You" The striking recruitment poster featuring Lord Kitchener

Background imageStriking Collection: Bystander front cover - Summer Number 1933

Bystander front cover - Summer Number 1933
Striking front cover of The Bystander magazine for 7 June 1933, with a design by Leon Benigni featuring fashionable spectators at the racing, probably Ascot. Date: 1933

Background imageStriking Collection: Argentina - Buenos Aires - Kavanagh Building

Argentina - Buenos Aires - Kavanagh Building and Parque Retiro. Built in the 1930s in the Rationalist style, by the architects Gregorio S£ hez

Background imageStriking Collection: Hastings, Sussex - Lightning over the sea from the beach

Hastings, Sussex - Lightning over the sea from the beach
Hastings, East Sussex - Lightning over the sea from the beach - June 6th, 1904. Date: 1904

Background imageStriking Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background imageStriking Collection: The Bystander Cover 1929

The Bystander Cover 1929
Striking cover of The Bystander featuring a leggy, athletic woman clad in bathing costume and cap dancing around in the surf with a beach ball

Background imageStriking Collection: 16th century red and yellow Jesters Cap costume map of the world

16th century red and yellow Jesters Cap costume map of the world
16th century Jesters Cap map of the world 1590

Background imageStriking Collection: The Great Docks Strike of 1912 - Scene at Grays, Essex

The Great Docks Strike of 1912 - Scene at Grays, Essex
The Great Docks (Docker s) Strike of 1912 - Scene at a Demonstration at Grays, Essex. The pre-war era witnessed massive industrial unrest as dockers, transport workers

Background imageStriking Collection: Ethiopian Woman - Braided Hair - Nose Ring

Ethiopian Woman - Braided Hair - Nose Ring
A beautiful Ethiopian Woman in profile, with long braided hair, jewellery and a very large nose ring. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageStriking Collection: Tatler cover photoshoot

Tatler cover photoshoot focusing on sunglasses. A variant shot from this particular photoshoot was used for the cover of The Tatler issue for 4 November 1959. 1959

Background imageStriking Collection: Tennis-playing brunette beauty prepares to smash

Tennis-playing brunette beauty prepares to smash
Striking! A tennis-playing brunette beauty prepares to hit a net-side smash shot. It looks like game, set and match for her handsome male companion. Date: early 1940s

Background imageStriking Collection: Fawzia Shirin - Egyptian Princess

Fawzia Shirin - Egyptian Princess
Fawzia Shirin (1921 - ) - an Egyptian princess and Queen of Iran. Princess Fawzia of Egypt and Sudan married Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980), the Crown Prince of Iran, in Cairo, on 16 March 1939

Background imageStriking Collection: Black-out by Merlin Enabnit

Black-out by Merlin Enabnit
Black-haired pin up girl by Merlin Enabnit (1903-1979) dressed in a black swimsuit and striking a classic pin up girl pose

Background imageStriking Collection: Male Lyrebird - huge tail fanned out in courtship display

Male Lyrebird - huge tail fanned out in courtship display
Male Lyrebird in full display - a ground-dwelling Australian bird most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment

Background imageStriking Collection: Check Burberry suit, 1916

Check Burberry suit, 1916
A dashing black and white check Burberry suit with a full skirt, a coat smart and practical for sport and country wear worn with a matching close-fitting hat. Date: 1916

Background imageStriking Collection: Pitmen encamped - evicted coal miner and his dwelling

Pitmen encamped - evicted coal miner and his dwelling
A miner on strike sits despondently outside his makeshift home, his crutch and dog at his side. Due to lengthy strike action resulting from a wage dispute

Background imageStriking Collection: Wrecked goods train, Llanelli railway strike riots, Wales

Wrecked goods train, Llanelli railway strike riots, Wales

Background imageStriking Collection: Gilbeys Ports advertisement

Gilbeys Ports advertisement
Bold and striking advertisement for Gilbeys port with two bottles and a glass of their finest helping to make the face of a grinning clown. Date: 1927

Background imageStriking Collection: Striking Beauty Workers

Striking Beauty Workers
Four women workers from The Beauty Shop, on strike for decent living wages and decent working hours. Date: early 1930s

Background imageStriking Collection: Teignmouth Bay

Teignmouth Bay
A striking panoramic view of Teignmouth bay, Devonshire, England, seen from Holcombe Down. Date: 1950s

Background imageStriking Collection: HALFWAY HOUSE TOLL

HALFWAY HOUSE TOLL
This striking-looking building, known as the Halfway House, is an old Tollhouse and a well-known landmark on the Bath Road (A4) between Hungerford and Newbury

Background imageStriking Collection: St James Park 1794

St James Park 1794
A striking view of the park as seen from Buckingham House : Whitehall and Trafalgar Square are inconspicuous, the City a distant prospect, the Mall a delightful place for strolling

Background imageStriking Collection: A white tulip amongst black tulips

A white tulip amongst black tulips
A lone white tulip grows up amongst a mass of darker blooms. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageStriking Collection: New Tower Blocks Go Up

New Tower Blocks Go Up
A striking impression of modern flats being constructed on a slum clearance site, the Woodside Development Plan, in Sheffield

Background imageStriking Collection: British Industries Fair

British Industries Fair
A striking red and black poster for the British Industries Fair which was held in the Empire Hall, Olympia, which was built for this event & opened in 1929

Background imageStriking Collection: Ufos / Ciampino / Italy

Ufos / Ciampino / Italy
The sighting of this striking UFO by military personnel at Ciampino, one of Romes airports, is confirmed by radar

Background imageStriking Collection: Royal Mail Line Poster

Royal Mail Line Poster
Striking poster for the Royal Mail Shipping Line to South America, depicting a large ship or passenger liner nearing a harbour

Background imageStriking Collection: Police guarding Liverpool Station during transport strike

Police guarding Liverpool Station during transport strike
Policemen on horseback guarding Liverpool Station during the general transport strike of 1911. The strike began with two of the seamens unions, resulting from a range of grievances

Background imageStriking Collection: Strike action, with London trams at a standstill

Strike action, with London trams at a standstill
The scene near the Elephant and Castle, London, with a continuous line of double-decker trams all heading in the direction of London Bridge during the 1911 strike. 1911

Background imageStriking Collection: England / Worcester

England / Worcester
A striking picture of Worcester, Worcestershire, with its old cathedral and the graceful spire of St. Andrews church, set beside the River Severn

Background imageStriking Collection: Chrysler Advert 1929 - 2

Chrysler Advert 1929 - 2
GIVE MA A CAR WITH THE SPEED OF THE WIND - GIVE ME A CHRYSLER ! - one of Ashley Havindens striking press advertisements for Chrysler in Britain

Background imageStriking Collection: Cancer Research

Cancer Research
Cancer research at Gratwick Laboratory, Buffalo, New York, which achieved striking results with rats in 1909. Date: 1909

Background imageStriking Collection: Fleurs Eau De Cologne

Fleurs Eau De Cologne
A striking art deco label for Eau de Cologne aux Fleurs

Background imageStriking Collection: English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972

English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972 (msn SH1697), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Watton. A crew chief / specialist is giving the crew a last chance briefing before they complete their

Background imageStriking Collection: NUPE members protesting against cuts, Coventry

NUPE members protesting against cuts, Coventry
Striking NUPE (National Union of Public Employees) members protesting against proposed council cuts outside Whitley Abbey Comprehensive School, Coventry, 10 November 1981. Date: 1981

Background imageStriking Collection: Effects of strikes upon the working class and the capitalist

Effects of strikes upon the working class and the capitalist
The effects of a strike upon the capitalist and upon the working man Date: 1852



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