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Background imageTalk Collection: Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives

Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives
Second world war propaganda poster warning people that careless talk costs lives. Tell nobody -- not even her

Background imageTalk Collection: Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake

Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake
A farmer and his heavy horse take a break from working to gather hay on a field. They stop to talk to another farmer and a young lady in white dress

Background imageTalk Collection: Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster

Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster
Poster warning of the dangers of gossiping and inadvertently giving away national secrets to the enemy during World War Two

Background imageTalk Collection: The Parley, 1903, by Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

The Parley, 1903, by Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
Frederic Remington (1861-1909). American painter. The Parley, 1903

Background imageTalk Collection: Advertisement, Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls

Advertisement, Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls
Advertisement for Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls, featuring Levis Electric Rodeo -- the Talk of Treasure Island. The figures are all hand-carved likenesses of famous rodeo people in authentic

Background imageTalk Collection: Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of

Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of the 14th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Poster: Don t Help The Enemy

Poster: Don t Help The Enemy! Careless talk may give away vital secrets. 1940s

Background imageTalk Collection: WW1 recruitment poster with silhouette

WW1 recruitment poster with silhouette
World War One recruitment poster with silhouette -- Loyal Talk Won t Beat Kaiser, Krupp, Kultur, Trained Men Will! Enlist Now! Showing a determined soldier with a bayoneted rifle. 1914-1918

Background imageTalk Collection: Talking on St Helena

Talking on St Helena
Governor Hudson Lowe allows the exiled Napoleon to talk with a British admiral - but insist on being present

Background imageTalk Collection: The Archaic Artemis

The Archaic Artemis, Diana was the goddess of the hunt, the moon and childbirth, associated with wild animals and woodland

Background imageTalk Collection: Jesus meets a patient cured by him and says: now you are h

Jesus meets a patient cured by him and says: now you are healed and sin no more. Miniature. Codex Predis. Quattrocento Renaissance (XV century). Royal Library. Turin. Italy

Background imageTalk Collection: Woman on the telephone, postcard

Woman on the telephone, postcard
" Hello, are you there?" An early example of cold calling by telemarketers

Background imageTalk 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 imageTalk Collection: French Horsewoman 1805

French Horsewoman 1805
In Napoleonic Paris, a lady on horseback (side-saddle) stops to talk to a friend about the news from the war - or from the salons de couture

Background imageTalk Collection: STRING TELEPHONE 1880

STRING TELEPHONE 1880
Two boys talk to each other by using cans connected by a piece of string. Date: 1880

Background imageTalk Collection: Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India

Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India
C. E. Z. (Church of England Zenana Missionary Society) Deaf and Dumb School, Palamcottah (now Palayamkottai in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu), India. Deaf and Dumb children learning to talk

Background imageTalk Collection: Poster, Telling a friend may mean telling the enemy, WW2

Poster, Telling a friend may mean telling the enemy, WW2. 1940s

Background imageTalk Collection: Poster, Be Like Dad -- Keep Mum! WW2

Poster, Be Like Dad -- Keep Mum! WW2
Poster, Be Like Dad -- Keep Mum! Careless Talk Costs Lives! Public information, WW2. circa 1940

Background imageTalk Collection: The corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Greek Street, London

The corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Greek Street, London - large advertising hoardings/billboards for The Talk of the Town revue at The Adelphi Theatre and Crazy Gang at the Victoria Palace Theatre

Background imageTalk Collection: Four old ladies chat in Abbey Gardens, Bury St. Edmunds

Four old ladies chat in Abbey Gardens, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Two of the women are dressed identically and look like twins. They stand in the same attitude and carry handbags the same way

Background imageTalk Collection: Penkridge market, Staffs

Penkridge market, Staffs
Men talk in the rain outside the market office at Penkridge market, Staffordshire Date: 1990

Background imageTalk Collection: Doorstep gossip Stoke

Doorstep gossip Stoke
Two old women talk in the street. One stands on the doorstep of her terraced house in Stoke-on-Trent Date: 1987

Background imageTalk Collection: WW2 - The Girls Of Today, Careless Talk

WW2 - The Girls Of Today, Careless Talk
A WW2 children's book illustration from The Girls Of Today. Hush Hush! Said the typist, I work on a secret Government task. Unseen and unheard these office girls show by keeping it dark

Background imageTalk Collection: WW2 Greetings Card, No Careless Talk

WW2 Greetings Card, No Careless Talk
A WW2 greetings card, This is no careless talk - it's a sincere wish for your good health! The illustration portrays a Scottish terrier dressed in a traditional kilt uniform having a drink with a

Background imageTalk Collection: Letter to Laura Francatelli, RMS Titanic survivor

Letter to Laura Francatelli, RMS Titanic survivor
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Previously unseen letter dated 5th May 1938 on United Artists Studio Corporation, Hollywood notepaper to Titanic First Class passenger Laura Mabel Francatelli

Background imageTalk Collection: The Fifties. Don't you think it's better to talk?

The Fifties. Don't you think it's better to talk?
A coloured sketch of a man speaking intimately with a young woman in green, who is sat on her bed with a little black dog on her lap. Date: circa 1901

Background imageTalk Collection: Poland. Mazoviens, Highlanders, Lithuanians, Cracowians

Poland. Mazoviens, Highlanders, Lithuanians, Cracowians
Poland. From left to right: 1- Mazoviens, 2- Highlanders, 3- Lithuanians, 4- Cracowians. Engraving by Lemaitre. History of Poland, by Charles Foster. Panorama Universal, 1840

Background imageTalk Collection: Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia

Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia
Handwritten letter written on board RMS Carpathia dated 15 August 1912 with original Cunard envelope. Dear Papa and boys... we were delayed by boarding a large cargoe (sic) of spaghetti

Background imageTalk Collection: Phil May, caricaturist

Phil May, caricaturist
Sketch illustration of Phil May, caricaturist by Frank W Richards. Philip William May (22 April 1864 ?? 5 August 1903), caricaturist

Background imageTalk Collection: The disciples are convinced the Jesus is dead. Codex of Pred

The disciples are convinced the Jesus is dead. Codex of Predis (1476). Royal Library. Turin. Italy

Background imageTalk Collection: Socrates (c 469399 BC). Classical Greek Athenian philosophe

Socrates (c 469399 BC). Classical Greek Athenian philosophe
Socrates (c.469-399 BC). Classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Socrates in prison before being sentenced to death. Colored engraving

Background imageTalk Collection: Cartoon, The concierge of the House of Austria, WW1

Cartoon, The concierge of the House of Austria, WW1
Cartoon, The concierge of the House of Austria, showing Emperor Franz Josef of Austria lying in state (although he was still alive at the time)

Background imageTalk Collection: Group of Red Army soldiers

Group of Red Army soldiers
A group of Red Army soldiers, some sitting on a wooden cart, crowd around to catch up on news during the Civil War. Date: 1918

Background imageTalk Collection: Gordon Brown, Labour politician, giving a talk

Gordon Brown, Labour politician, giving a talk
Gordon Brown (James Gordon Brown, b 1951), Labour politician, MP from 1983, Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997, and British Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Two parrots chatting Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two parrots chatting Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Little boys and teachers in classroom Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boys and teachers in classroom Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Father and son, facts of life Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Father and son, facts of life Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Vicar calls at womans house Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vicar calls at womans house Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Two cats discuss their honeymoon Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two cats discuss their honeymoon Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy with card on the beach

Comic postcard, Little boy with card on the beach - Come Home! Date: 20th century

Background imageTalk Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - That ll stop your careless talk

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - That ll stop your careless talk
The Caption is P raps that ll stop your careless talk!. Three little kids cover-up a younger toddlers mouth with a spotty hankerchief

Background imageTalk Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The result of careless talk

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - The result of careless talk
The Caption is The Result of Careless Talk. This is a play on the wartime slogan Careless talk costs lives. The Prime Minister exhorts This is a time for everyone to stand together and hold firm

Background imageTalk Collection: Baby Humour

Baby Humour
Can you talk? Baby lying on a blanket talking to a toy cat. Artist: Maude Angell. Date: circa 1916

Background imageTalk Collection: Mother with new born baby visited by several women

Mother with new born baby visited by several women in a parlour. A Lying in Visit. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageTalk Collection: Two Regency men stoppped to talk in a freezing wind

Two Regency men stoppped to talk in a freezing wind, one impatient to walk home. Miseries of Social Life. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageTalk Collection: Huntsman jumping a fence and interfering with

Huntsman jumping a fence and interfering with
Huntsman jumping a fence on an old nag and interfering with the pack of hounds. Facey Romford irritating Jonathan Lotherington during a hunt. Romford disturbs the dignity of his Hunt

Background imageTalk Collection: The Carefree film premiere at the New Gallery

The Carefree film premiere at the New Gallery
Lady Caroline Paget, Lady Elizabeth Paget, Lady Alexandra Haig, Mr Michael Lubbock, and a friend talk over the film at the premiere of the new Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers film Carefree



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