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Tents Collection

Background imageTents Collection: Bobby Jones, golfer, in action at Lytham St Annes

Bobby Jones, golfer, in action at Lytham St Annes, watched by a large group of spectators. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTents Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageTents Collection: Territorial Army Poster

Territorial Army Poster
A recruitment poster for encouraging new recruits to enlist in the British Territorial Army, stressing the camaraderie of being one of the Lads of the Village

Background imageTents Collection: After World War Two - Heathrow Airport Facilities

After World War Two - Heathrow Airport Facilities
After World War Two - The rather basic Heathrow Airport Reception and Communication Facilities. Date: 1946

Background imageTents Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier
Photograph taken by Captain Scott during the ill-fated polar expedition to the South Pole in 1910 - 1912, showing tents pitched on the way up the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageTents Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageTents Collection: Baldwins knitting leaflet, WW1

Baldwins knitting leaflet, WW1
Knitted Comforts for Men on Land and Sea - front cover of a booklet published by J & J Baldwin s, yarn manufacturers of Halifax

Background imageTents Collection: St Joan by Pauline Baynes

St Joan by Pauline Baynes
Joan of Arc (1412? - 1431), or Jeanne d Arc, French heroine, painted by Pauline Baynes in full armour riding a steed and carrying a standard with the fleur de lys

Background imageTents Collection: Zulu / Surrender 1879

Zulu / Surrender 1879
The end of the Zulu War - the surrender of native chiefs to Sir G. Wolseley. They sit together on the plains and hold a peace conference

Background imageTents Collection: Shahnameh. The Book of Kings. 16th c. Sohrab

Shahnameh. The Book of Kings. 16th c. Sohrab looks carefully at some of the tents in the camp. 16th c. Persian art. Safavid period. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. Chantilly

Background imageTents Collection: The Highway to the South - Scott expedition

The Highway to the South - Scott expedition
The magnificent entrance to the Beardmore Glacier showing the snow slope leading up to the two massive granite pillars through which Captain Scott passed with his men

Background imageTents Collection: The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe

The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe
Front cover of The Scout magazine, " the only weekly official organ of the Boy Scouts" featuring a happy boy scout flying a kite while all his fellow scouts carry out the manly tasks of

Background imageTents Collection: Iran, Teheran -

Iran, Teheran - Nayrouz (The New Year Festival) - an event which was Coptic and originated in Egypt. Ignorant of the Egyptian language for the most part

Background imageTents Collection: The celebration of the Mawlid al-nabi at Cairo, Egypt

The celebration of the Mawlid al-nabi at Cairo, Egypt - the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which is celebrated in Rabi al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar

Background imageTents Collection: The Beach at Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

The Beach at Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Date: circa 1909

Background imageTents Collection: Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan

Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan
Jhika Gali - is a town in Murree tehsil, Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located on the Rawalpindi to Murree road. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTents Collection: Lapland Familes, teepees and huskies

Lapland Familes, teepees and huskies
Lyngseidet, Norway. Families of Lapps with their tents

Background imageTents Collection: Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds

Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds, High Street, Hull, Yorkshire. 1939

Background imageTents Collection: British camp with medical dispensary, Western Front, WW1

British camp with medical dispensary, Western Front, WW1
A British camp with an open air medical dispensary on the Western Front during World War One. Date: circa 1916

Background imageTents Collection: Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities

Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities
Despite this motor age -- silhouettes of horses in sporting activities. From the top: Going to the Post for the Derby, the International Horse Show, and Royal Ascot

Background imageTents Collection: Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847

Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847
Engraving showing the tents of Wombwells Menagerie in the Great Quadrangle of Windsor Castle during the Windsor Michaelmas Fair, October 1847

Background imageTents Collection: On the Beach at Hornsea

On the Beach at Hornsea
View of the cliffs and beach at Hornsea in Yorkshire - a popular place for changing- tents

Background imageTents Collection: Tournament Tents (Shaw)

Tournament Tents (Shaw)
A representation of the tents at a tournament (possibly designed for Henry VIII for the Field of the Cloth of Gold)

Background imageTents Collection: Captain H H Berners, Irish Guards

Captain H H Berners, Irish Guards
Captain Hamilton Hugh Berners, Irish Guards, seen here on horseback at the Officer Training Corps, Mytchett, Surrey. Date: circa 1913

Background imageTents Collection: Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance

Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance. Temporary (!) Camp for His Highness The Nawab of the Gods Granted Kingdom of Bahawalpur

Background imageTents Collection: Cunningham Holiday Camp - Isle of Man

Cunningham Holiday Camp - Isle of Man
The Cunningham Holiday Camp, Douglas, Isle of Man. In September 1914 the Camp, cleared of its usual campers and staff, was requisitioned as an internment camp for enemy aliens - split into three

Background imageTents Collection: Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London

Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London
Jubilee event to celebrate peace, held in St Jamess Park, London, showing the Chinese Bridge, Pagoda and refreshment tents with the flags of various nations

Background imageTents Collection: Camp Site 1930S

Camp Site 1930S
A popular British camp site, full of tents. Note the luxury caravan and attached tent in the foreground! Date: 1930s

Background imageTents Collection: King George V at the battle front

King George V at the battle front
King George V at an unspecified First World War battle front, meeting a nursing matron

Background imageTents Collection: The Field of the Cloth of Gold - Henry VIII and Francis I

The Field of the Cloth of Gold - Henry VIII and Francis I
The Meeting of King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of Francis at the Field of the Cloth of Gold or Camp du Drap d Or, the name given to a place in Balinghem, between Guines and Ardres

Background imageTents Collection: WW1 - The Anglo-French fleet at Lemnos Island, Moudros

WW1 - The Anglo-French fleet at Lemnos Island, Moudros, Greece. Moudros was used as an Allied Base during the Dardanelles Campaign during the First World War. circa 1915

Background imageTents Collection: Indian Native Doctors at Hampton Court Palace

Indian Native Doctors at Hampton Court Palace, June 1902. Date: 1902

Background imageTents Collection: Sikh Soldiers - 15th Regiment - at Hampton Court Palace

Sikh Soldiers - 15th Regiment - at Hampton Court Palace Date: 1902

Background imageTents Collection: boy circus tent

boy circus tent
A small boy peeps under a circus big top to watch the show inside. Birmingham, England Date: 1986

Background imageTents Collection: 1922 British Mount Everest Expedition

1922 British Mount Everest Expedition - The Camp at 23, 000 feet on the North Col of the mountain. Date: 1922

Background imageTents Collection: Kazakh village in Zhailau, during Nauryz (Spring holiday)

Kazakh village in Zhailau, during Nauryz (Spring holiday)
People in a high altitude summer pasture in Zhailau (Jailou), located in the Ile-Alatau State National Natural Park, Kazakhstan, during Nauryz (the traditional Spring holiday)

Background imageTents Collection: West Cliff Sands, Whitby, North Yorkshire

West Cliff Sands, Whitby, North Yorkshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageTents Collection: Swanage, Dorset, viewed from Recreation Ground

Swanage, Dorset, viewed from Recreation Ground - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageTents Collection: West Parade and Lifeboat House, Sheringham, Norfolk

West Parade and Lifeboat House, Sheringham, Norfolk - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageTents Collection: Esplanade at Seaford, East Sussex

Esplanade at Seaford, 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 imageTents Collection: Salcombe, Devon, viewed from Sunny Cove

Salcombe, Devon, viewed from Sunny Cove - 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 imageTents Collection: Beach at Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk

Beach at Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk - 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 imageTents Collection: Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery

Samuel Code letter on The Klondyke Nugget stationery
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Handwritten letter signed S. F. Cody dated May 22nd 1901 on Klondyke Nugget stationery relating to his Wild West show. Date: 1901

Background imageTents Collection: Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent

Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent Date: 1912

Background imageTents Collection: Beach Tents

Beach Tents
A painting which shows some red and white striped beach tents, with family gatherings of people dotted around a French bay. Date: circa 1915

Background imageTents Collection: Robert Falcon Scott, Terra Nova Expedition, Antarctic

Robert Falcon Scott, Terra Nova Expedition, Antarctic
Robert Falcon Scott Terra Nova Expedition - important archive of 52 negatives taken by Lt. Henry Birdie Bowers during the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition that claimed the lives of Scott

Background imageTents Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (2/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages

Background imageTents Collection: Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)

Ten Jolly English male students go camping (1/2)
Ten Jolly English male students have fun during their summer holidays by heading off on a jaunt camping in the countryside. Lots of fun is being had, possibly fuelled by a few beverages



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