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Background imageThatch Collection: Nipa Houses near Manila, Philippines

Nipa Houses near Manila, Philippines
Nipa Stilt Houses (also known as bahay kubo, is an indigenous house used in the Philippines. The native house is constructed out of bamboo tied together)

Background imageThatch Collection: Irish Homestead - Bray, Ireland

Irish Homestead - Bray, Ireland Date: 1907

Background imageThatch Collection: Chilean Indian Woman weaving a blanket

Chilean Indian Woman weaving a blanket on a frame set against the thatched roof of her house Date: circa 1904

Background imageThatch Collection: Monemore, Killin, Scotland

Monemore, Killin, Scotland
A row of old low cottages at Monemore, Killin, Striling, Scotland Date: circa 1907

Background imageThatch Collection: Cottage on Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Cottage on Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
A cottage on the island of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, northern Scotland, with inhabitants and cattle. Date: 1936

Background imageThatch Collection: Crofters House, Stornoway

Crofters House, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Background imageThatch Collection: Thatched Village 1930S

Thatched Village 1930S
Thatch cottages in the village of Wroxton in the Cotswolds, England

Background imageThatch Collection: Young crofter with his dog, Shetland, Scotland

Young crofter with his dog, Shetland, Scotland. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageThatch Collection: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, East Africa

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, East Africa
Mweya Safari Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, East Africa. Date: circa 1954

Background imageThatch Collection: Stacking Reed for Thatch

Stacking Reed for Thatch
Stacking reeds to dry at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. Once they have dried, they will be used for thatching roofs

Background imageThatch Collection: Congo - Mangbetu Village, Ekibondo - Decorated hut

Congo - Mangbetu Village, Ekibondo - Decorated hut
Congo - Mangbetu Village, Ekibondo - a Decorated hut with conical thatched roof. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageThatch Collection: Merchant Street, Rangoon Burma, Yangon, Myanmar

Merchant Street, Rangoon Burma, Yangon, Myanmar
Vintage 19th century photograph: Merchant Street, Rangoon Burma, Yangon, Myanmar

Background imageThatch Collection: Thatching The Rest a cottage at Selworthy Green, Somerset

Thatching The Rest a cottage at Selworthy Green, Somerset (for a more recent - 1950s! - view, see 10826269). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageThatch Collection: Thatched Cottages at Ashby St. Ledgers, Northamptonshire

Thatched Cottages at Ashby St. Ledgers, Northamptonshire
Thatched Cottages at Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire. circa 1930s

Background imageThatch Collection: The Bats Wing - Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire

The Bats Wing - Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
The Bats Wing - Tearoom and Gifts and Antiques shop at Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. circa 1930s

Background imageThatch Collection: Mary MacDonald outside her crofters cottage, Outer Hebrides

Mary MacDonald outside her crofters cottage, Outer Hebrides
Portrait of Miss Mary MacDonald, a very old lady - now deceased - outside her thatched crofters cottage, or Black House, Outer Hebrides. Scotland. See also PD000264 - ME No. 12445824 Date: circa 1986

Background imageThatch Collection: Cottages at Selworthy Green, Somerset

Cottages at Selworthy Green, Somerset. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageThatch Collection: Seaside Cottage, Sutton Poyntz

Seaside Cottage, Sutton Poyntz
A photograph of a quaint rubble stone seaside cottage at the village of Sutton Poyntz, Dorset, designed with local straw reed thatch, by architect Ernest Wamsley Lewis. Date: circa 1937

Background imageThatch Collection: Smuggler's Way, Highcliffe

Smuggler's Way, Highcliffe
A photograph showing a distant view of Smuggler's Way, the building of this house began in 1925, but through use of old materials, including oak, bricks and tiles from ancient barns

Background imageThatch Collection: West Chiltington Thatch Cottage

West Chiltington Thatch Cottage
A photograph of nutshell thatch cottage at West Chiltington, near Pulborough, a small residence which attracted motorists who desire to escape from towns at the weekend. Date: circa 1929

Background imageThatch Collection: West Chiltington Cottage

West Chiltington Cottage
A photograph of a distant thatch cottage at West Chiltington Common, close to Pulborough in Sussex, within sight of the South Downs. Date: circa 1929

Background imageThatch Collection: Cottage at West Chiltington

Cottage at West Chiltington
A photograph of a thatch cottage, a new build from the time of the photo, erected at West Chiltington, a village in Horsham, West Sussex. Date: circa 1929

Background imageThatch Collection: Cotswolds postman delivering parcel, 1938

Cotswolds postman delivering parcel, 1938
Cotwolds postman delivering a parcel to a woman over a cottage gate in 1938. He is riding a pony and has parcels of a variety of shapes to deliver, including a dead unplucked goose. Date: 1938

Background imageThatch Collection: Vintage 19th century photograph - entrance to the St Gotthard tunnel, railway line

Vintage 19th century photograph - entrance to the St Gotthard tunnel, railway line, Switzerland

Background imageThatch Collection: Earthquake damage in Japan c. 1890, collapsed houses

Earthquake damage in Japan c. 1890, collapsed houses
19th century vintage photograph: earthquake damage in Japan c.1890, collapsed houses in a town

Background imageThatch Collection: Valley view, Meiringen, Switzerland

Valley view, Meiringen, Switzerland
Vintage 19th century photograph - Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland

Background imageThatch Collection: SE Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses

SE Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses
Vintage 19th century photograph: South East Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses with straw roofs, thatch and street scene

Background imageThatch Collection: Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramid at Gizeh and the Sphinx

Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramid at Gizeh and the Sphinx
Vintage 19th century photograph, Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: the great pyramid at Gizeh and the Sphinx

Background imageThatch Collection: Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: Dahshur Dashoor Pyramids

Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: Dahshur Dashoor Pyramids
Vintage 19th century photograph, Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: Dahshur Dashoor Pyramids

Background imageThatch Collection: Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Sakkarah, Saqqara

Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Sakkarah, Saqqara
Vintage 19th century photograph, Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Sakkarah, Saqqara, step pyramid

Background imageThatch Collection: Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Gizeh

Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Gizeh
Vintage 19th century photograph, Francis Frith, Egypt, 1857: pyramids of Gizeh

Background imageThatch Collection: View of Tonosawa Japan with footbridge

View of Tonosawa Japan with footbridge
19th century vintage photograph - view of Tonosawa Japan with footbridge in the foreground, image, c.1880 s, Kimbei studio

Background imageThatch Collection: View of Tonosawa Japan

View of Tonosawa Japan
19th century vintage photograph - view of Tonosawa Japan with footbridge in the foreground, image, c.1880 s, Kimbei studio

Background imageThatch Collection: Village street scene, Ceylon, now Sri Lanka

Village street scene, Ceylon, now Sri Lanka
19th century vintage photograph - village street scene, Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, image c.1880 s

Background imageThatch Collection: Ainu people and house, Hokkaido, Japan

Ainu people and house, Hokkaido, Japan
19th century vintage photograph - 19th century vintage photograph - view of Inos Island Ainu, Aino island Japan - Ainu people were indegenous to the northern island now known as Hokkaido

Background imageThatch Collection: Train station with steam engine, India, c. 1880s

Train station with steam engine, India, c. 1880s
19th century vintage photograph - large group of Indians and Europeans at a train station with steam engine, India, c.1880s

Background imageThatch Collection: Pyramid of Cheops, Giza, Egypt, c. 1890 s

Pyramid of Cheops, Giza, Egypt, c. 1890 s
Vintage 19th century photograph: Egypt c.1880s - pyramid of Cheops, Giza, Egypt, c.1890 s, Lekegian studio

Background imageThatch Collection: Town and harbour of Kobe. Japan

Town and harbour of Kobe. Japan
Vintage 19th century photograph Japan c.1890 - view of the town and harbour of Kobe

Background imageThatch Collection: Farmhouse and farm faimily, Japan

Farmhouse and farm faimily, Japan
19th century vintage photograph: farmhouse and farm faimily, Japan

Background imageThatch Collection: Farm workers resting beside a haystack, Somerset

Farm workers resting beside a haystack, Somerset
Vintage 19th century photograph - farm workers resting beside a large haystack, Nettlecombe, Somerset

Background imageThatch Collection: Tubou College, Nukualofa, Tongatabu, Tonga

Tubou College, Nukualofa, Tongatabu, Tonga
19th century vintage photograph: Tubou College, Nukualofa, Tongatabu, Tonga, Burton Bros studio, c.1884

Background imageThatch Collection: Glen, Frome, Stapleton, Bristol

Glen, Frome, Stapleton, Bristol
circa 1910s

Background imageThatch Collection: Steps at Negishi, Yokohama, Japan

Steps at Negishi, Yokohama, Japan
Steps at Negishi, Yokohama, . Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageThatch Collection: Village scene - Nunnington in Yorkshire, wooden bridge

Village scene - Nunnington in Yorkshire, wooden bridge
Village scene - Nunnington in Yorkshire with wooden pedestrian bridge over the river. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageThatch Collection: Farm workers picking tea, Japan

Farm workers picking tea, Japan. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageThatch Collection: Miyanoshita Road, Hakone

Miyanoshita Road, Hakone. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageThatch Collection: Blacksmith / farriers smithy Kinlochchewe Ross-shire Scotland

Blacksmith / farriers smithy Kinlochchewe Ross-shire Scotland
Vintage 19th century photograph: The blacksmith or farriers smithy at Kinlochchewe Ross-shire Scotland thatched roof

Background imageThatch Collection: Miyagino Village, now probably Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Japan

Miyagino Village, now probably Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Japan
Miyagino Village, now probably Miyagino-ku in the city of Sendai, Japan. Vintage 19th century photograph



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