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Tips Collection

Background imageTips Collection: Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963

Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963
Advertisement for Sobranie Cocktail cigarettes, available in a variety of fancy rainbow colours with gold tips - like all the best parties well bred, well dressed and perfectly packed. Date: 1963

Background imageTips Collection: BOOKMAKERS

BOOKMAKERS
Kendall and McManus bookmakers stand by their blackboards as the race commences. Top tips include No.2, Westcroft

Background imageTips Collection: Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963

Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963
United States Army - Hiller YH-32-UH Hornet 55-4963 (msn 7), at an air display on a US Naval Air Station, (note the single-bladed tail-rotor and the hand-held starting engine)

Background imageTips Collection: Dassault-Breguet Mystere 20 1st prototype F-WLKB

Dassault-Breguet Mystere 20 1st prototype F-WLKB at the 1964 Paris Air Show, shown with the two 3, 300 lbf Pratt & Whitney JT12A-8 turbojet engines originally fitted

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A view of some of the makeshift buildings that have grown among the rubbish tips. This is where the better off Zabballeen people live circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Advert, Mazawattee Tea Co

Advert, Mazawattee Tea Co, 49-51 Eastcheap, London Date: 1891

Background imageTips Collection: Advert, Great Player's cigarettes, with cricketers

Advert, Great Player's cigarettes, with cricketers
Advert, Great Player's Medium Navy Cut cigarettes, with caricatures of cricketers (cards to collect) Date: 1926

Background imageTips Collection: Pink Tips

Pink Tips
A watercolour painting which portrays a dancing woman, wearing a very minimalistic skirted costume and an elaborate headpiece, upon a field of flowers. Date: circa 1919

Background imageTips Collection: Forest Clouds

Forest Clouds
A landscape etching of some huge clouds which can be seen above the tips of trees in a forest. Date: circa 1916

Background imageTips Collection: Jack Jeffries, Millwall football trainer, with players

Jack Jeffries, Millwall football trainer, with players
Millwall trainer Jack Jeffries giving tips to football players R W Bower, Jack Sykes, and George Lea

Background imageTips Collection: Cartoons showing the activities of a diligent wartime housewife

Cartoons showing the activities of a diligent wartime housewife, operating without the assistance of a maid. Date: 1943

Background imageTips Collection: Women Digging for Coal during 1912 Miners Strike

Women Digging for Coal during 1912 Miners Strike
The national coal strike of 1912 was the first national strike by coal miners in the United Kingdom. Its main aim was securing a minimum wage

Background imageTips Collection: Comic postcard, Maid with boots and shoes outside hotel room Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Maid with boots and shoes outside hotel room Date: 20th century

Background imageTips Collection: Laying up your car in wartime, 1942

Laying up your car in wartime, 1942
Laying up your car? Some practical hints and tips, article by Alan Hess in Britannia & Eve, May 1942. The basic petrol ration was withdrawn at this time, leading many motorists to store their cars

Background imageTips Collection: New clothes from old discards, 1942

New clothes from old discards, 1942
New clothes from old discards. Tips for fashion and dressing well in wartime from Britannia & Eve, May 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageTips Collection: Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900

Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900
Men turn over the heaps of rubbish, while women look for a honest penny collecting bottles and empty and sardine tins in the County Council depot. London. 1900

Background imageTips Collection: The Ballet Dancer

The Ballet Dancer. People You See, from Teddy Bear magazine, 1969. Date: 1969

Background imageTips Collection: Napier Oryx gas generator turbine engine

Napier Oryx gas generator turbine engine on the D. Napier & sons stand at the 1954 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. The Oryx was designed to power the Percival P.74 helicopter rotor which was driven by

Background imageTips Collection: Take My Tip The one way to follow horses with success

Take My Tip The one way to follow horses with success
Take My Tip.. Theres only one way of following horses with any success... AND THIS IS IT! circa 1930s

Background imageTips Collection: SMOOTH IRONING TIPS

SMOOTH IRONING TIPS
A tip for those who iron clothes - padding your ironing board with old newspapers helps to keep the ironing cloth smooth. Date: 1940s

Background imageTips Collection: GAMBLING TIPS BOXES

GAMBLING TIPS BOXES
When a player has won, he throws a jeton onto the table, cries pour les employes to the croupier, who puts it into the tips box. The contents are divided later Date: 1930s

Background imageTips Collection: BED JACKET 1930S

BED JACKET 1930S
A dainty bed-jacket of peach chiffon with gathered neckline and elbow length sleeves, worn over a satin, full-length nightdress. The tips of her slippers can be seen. Date: 1930

Background imageTips Collection: Dustman and cart collecting refuse

Dustman and cart collecting refuse
The dustman calls out to householders to bring out their refuse, while his mate tips the buckets into the cart. Date: circa 1840

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 10

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 10
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A man catches a pig. It will be eaten. There is little time for religious niceties among the poverty and filth of the rubbish tip

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 8

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 8
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A cart pulled by two donkeys stops in the rubbish-strewn streets Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 9

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 9
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A man catches a pig by the leg. It will be eaten. There is little time for religious niceties among the poverty and filth of the rubbish tip

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 6

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 6
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A small girl child dodges past a donkey cart in the rubbish-strewn streets Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 7

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 7
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A cart pulled by three small donkeys carries rubbish and three men from the tip Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 5

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 5
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. Three young girls sift though the smoking rubbish Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 2

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 2
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A femae child wearing what might once have been a pretty pink dress. It is now ragged and filthy Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 4

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 4
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A small boy carries a tin can into which he will put small metal items he finds among the rubbish Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 3

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 3
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A small boy scrabbles in the rubbish with his bare hands. More children work behind him Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 1

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 1
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A ragged child finds a piece of bread among the rubbish and offers it to her sister, who clings to her brother Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Rubbish tip Zabbaleen children, Cairo

Rubbish tip Zabbaleen children, Cairo
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Rubbish tip Zabbeleen children, Cairo

Rubbish tip Zabbeleen children, Cairo
Zabbaleen children on the rubbish tips of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt Date: circa 1995

Background imageTips Collection: Coal spoil tips Staffs

Coal spoil tips Staffs
man walking his dog in the early morning rain below the coal spoil tips Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. Image first appeared in The Sunday Times Date: circa 1986

Background imageTips Collection: Short-Faced Blue and Black Beard Pigeons

Short-Faced Blue and Black Beard Pigeons
A portrait a Short-Faced Blue and Black Bearded pigeon amongst other pigeons of its breed or variant in a pigeon coop rooftop scene

Background imageTips Collection: Advert for Selfridges featuring the actress Gladys Cooper

Advert for Selfridges featuring the actress Gladys Cooper
Advert for Selfridges featuring the actress Galdys Cooper giving beauty demonstrations, London, 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageTips Collection: Players Navy Cut Snap Game - The Bachelor Girl

Players Navy Cut Snap Game - The Bachelor Girl - holding a large pack of Bachelor Cork Tips. Date: 1930

Background imageTips Collection: Japanese Art - Toddler causes havoc whilst his mother sleeps

Japanese Art - Toddler causes havoc whilst his mother sleeps
Japanese Art - Toddler causes havoc by upturning a fishbowl whilst his mother sleeps, unaware of what is occurring! The goldfish are looking decidedly unimpressed with their predicament!

Background imageTips Collection: Four young children topple a Japanese handcart as a prank

Four young children topple a Japanese handcart as a prank - much to the consternation of the driver, who has whacked his chin on the handle and seen his vegetables fly out all over the road

Background imageTips Collection: Unfortunate Traveller

Unfortunate Traveller
When a Swiss balloon tips suddenly, a female passenger falls out : her companion grabs and holds her as long as he can, but in the end... Date: 1913

Background imageTips Collection: Cartoon, War and Peace, WW1

Cartoon, War and Peace, WW1
Cartoon: You forced your war on us, we shall force our peace on you! An allegorical female figure with a sword (France) confronts the German invaders

Background imageTips Collection: Westland Pterodactyl 2

Westland Pterodactyl 2
Geoffrey Hills successful tailless aeroplane, controlled by moving the wing-tips which act as both elevators and ailerons. Date: 1926

Background imageTips Collection: Westland Pterodactyl 1

Westland Pterodactyl 1
A later version of Geoffrey Hills tailless aircraft, whose control is effected by moving the tips of the wings. Date: 1931

Background imageTips Collection: Dan Bulger racehorse and Prince Monolulu at the races

Dan Bulger racehorse and Prince Monolulu at the races
Racehorse Dan Bulger with jockey on horseback, and Prince Monolulu, horseracing tipster, at the races. circa 1936

Background imageTips Collection: Womens Beauty Tips - The Best Colour for Your Type

Womens Beauty Tips - The Best Colour for Your Type - colour suggestions for different hair colours, blonde, brunette, grey, white, medium and redhead. 1958

Background imageTips Collection: Klipspringer - stand on the tips of their hooves

Klipspringer - stand on the tips of their hooves and can fit all four hooves on a piece of cliff the size of a coin (Oreotragus oreotragus). Marakele National Park - South Africa



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