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Tours Collection

Background imageTours Collection: Poster for Oban, Scotland

Poster for Oban, Scotland
Poster advertising Oban, the Charing Cross of the Scottish Highlands. Tours by steamer, coach and rail to all places of interest

Background imageTours Collection: St Martin De Tours

St Martin De Tours
Saint Martin of Tours divides his cloak with a beggar

Background imageTours Collection: Rude Gargoyle

Rude Gargoyle
Gargoyle on a medieval seminary (now a girls school) at Tours, France : masons often amused themselves by cutting such subjects on respectable buildings

Background imageTours Collection: Poster advertising Shaw Savill & Albion Line

Poster advertising Shaw Savill & Albion Line round the world tours to New Zealand direct, via the Panama Canal. Through bookings to Australia and Tasmania by Royal Mail steamers

Background imageTours Collection: Union-Castle Holiday Tours

Union-Castle Holiday Tours
Advertising travel poster for Union-Castle Holiday Tours depicting a colourful Mediterranean scene with white balcony and blue sea, offering reduced return fares to Madeira, the Canary Islands

Background imageTours Collection: Poster for Eastern National Express Coach Services

Poster for Eastern National Express Coach Services
Poster for Lander Eastern National Express Coach Services running between London and Clacton-on-Sea (pictured). 1955

Background imageTours Collection: Loch Maree and Slioch - Travel Poster

Loch Maree and Slioch - Travel Poster
Poster for the See Scotland campaign for Western SMT Coach Tours showing Loch Maree and Slioch (3217 ft. high) - Wester Ross, Scotland. circa 1960s

Background imageTours Collection: Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion

Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion
A poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion, described as a charming excursion to the West of England, calling at Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth

Background imageTours Collection: Battle of Tours - 2

Battle of Tours - 2
The Saracens are repulsed at Tours by Charles Martel, losing their commander Abderrahman ibn Abdillah : it is regarded as one of the decisive battles of history

Background imageTours Collection: St Martin (Diez)

St Martin (Diez)
BISHOP OF TOURS, SAINT he shares his cloak

Background imageTours Collection: River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar

River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar
See Scotland by Western SMT Coach Tours - The River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar. circa 1960s

Background imageTours Collection: Charles Martel 732

Charles Martel 732
Because of the heavy blows he showered upon the Saracens at Poitiers, Duke Charles Martel became known as " Charles The Hammer"

Background imageTours Collection: Prestatyn Holiday Camp

Prestatyn Holiday Camp
Thomas Cook Brochure Cover - Prestatyn Holiday Camp. 1950

Background imageTours Collection: The William Morris Clarion van

The William Morris Clarion van
A man stands on a Clarion van under a banner reading Socialism talking to a crowd of people congregated around him. One holds a bicycle and other bicycles are visible by the van

Background imageTours Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - West Indies royal tour 1966

Queen Elizabeth II - West Indies royal tour 1966
Queen Elizabeth II during her West Indies tour of 1966, probably in St. Vincent. Date: 1966

Background imageTours Collection: Queen Elizabeth II at Iona

Queen Elizabeth II at Iona
The first reigning monarch to set foot on Iona for nearly a thousand years, Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Sir Charles Maclean is followed by Prince Philip

Background imageTours Collection: Tours to Mesopotamia (Iraq) with Thomas Cook & Son

Tours to Mesopotamia (Iraq) with Thomas Cook & Son
Cover illustration for Tours to Mesopotamia (Iraq) under the management of Thomas Cook & Son Ltd, showing a group of three men brewing mint tea in a Middle Eastern street scene

Background imageTours Collection: Rene Descartes / Statue

Rene Descartes / Statue
RENE DESCARTES French mathematician and philosopher: the statue at Tours with his famous saying, Cogito, Ergo Sum

Background imageTours Collection: Jerusalem, Israel - Jaffa Gate

Jerusalem, Israel - Jaffa Gate. early 20th century

Background imageTours Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Royal Tour of Australia - Alice Springs

Queen Elizabeth II - Royal Tour of Australia - Alice Springs
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip leaving the home of Mrs Elsie Jenkins in Alice Springs after viewing her famous collection of opals. Date: 1963

Background imageTours Collection: The Royal Tour of Ghana

The Royal Tour of Ghana
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on a tour of Ghana, showing their arrival and welcome at Accra airport, and various scenes from the tour itself

Background imageTours Collection: Italy

Italy
Thomas Cook Brochure Cover - Italy. 1958

Background imageTours Collection: Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc

Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc
Poster or handbill advertising Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc, using the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway to Newhaven and Dieppe, programme free from any office of Thomas Cook & Son

Background imageTours Collection: Argentina - Tronador

Argentina - Tronador
Tronador viewed from the chapel at Llao Llao - Tronador is an extinct stratovolcano in the southern Andes at the border between Argentina and Chile near the city of Bariloche

Background imageTours Collection: Thomas Cook Holiday Tours

Thomas Cook Holiday Tours
Brochure front cover advertising Thomas Cooks holidays for 1901

Background imageTours Collection: Church of San Martin de Tours. Detail. Miracle of St. Martin

Church of San Martin de Tours. Detail. Miracle of St. Martin of Tours. Painting. 14th century. Ecay. Navarre. Spain

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Background imageTours Collection: Ulster Tourist Trophy

Ulster Tourist Trophy
Thomas Cook Brochure Cover - Ulster Tourist Trophy. 1950

Background imageTours Collection: Bologna, Italy - Chiese di Santo Stefano & Tour Bus

Bologna, Italy - Chiese di Santo Stefano & Tour Bus
Hotel Tourist Postcard from Bologna, Italy - with a photograph of the Chiesa di Santo Stefano & Tour Bus of the Stella D Italia e Aquila Nera Company (Star of Italy and Black Eagle Co.)

Background imageTours Collection: France Tours

France Tours
The cathedral of Saint-Gatien. Date: 1836

Background imageTours Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Royal Tour of Australia - Adelaide

Queen Elizabeth II - Royal Tour of Australia - Adelaide
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip leave Victoria Park racecourse, Adelaide, after a choir of 3000 children sang Australian songs. Another 70, 000 children attended the occasion. Date: 1963

Background imageTours Collection: Cooks New Zealand Tours

Cooks New Zealand Tours
Cover illustration for Cooks New Zealand Tours, showing tropical flora and fauna in a landscape. Date: 1897

Background imageTours Collection: Poster advertising motor coach tours in Greece

Poster advertising motor coach tours in Greece, arranged by the National Tourist Organization in cooperation with the travel agencies in Greece

Background imageTours Collection: The Clothes Season for Tourists

The Clothes Season for Tourists
The latest thing in Tourist outfits, specially recommended for walking tours Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"

Background imageTours Collection: Isle of Wight Guesthouse - Occupants and Staff

Isle of Wight Guesthouse - Occupants and Staff
The guests and some of the staff of an unamed Guesthouse. The sign on the right of the doorway reads: Orders received for Meguyers Omnibus which suggests this photograph was possibly taken

Background imageTours Collection: Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons to Sydenham

Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons to Sydenham
Staff (and their families) on a Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons (trading as King Alfred Motor Services) of Winchester to visit the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, South London

Background imageTours Collection: Tours Market Place, France

Tours Market Place, France

Background imageTours Collection: Tours Market Place France Victorian period

Tours Market Place France Victorian period

Background imageTours Collection: Prince Abbas River Nile, Egypt, Victorian period

Prince Abbas River Nile, Egypt, Victorian period

Background imageTours Collection: Caledonian Railway Poster 1892

Caledonian Railway Poster 1892

Background imageTours Collection: Poster, Union Castle Line, tours to South Africa

Poster, Union Castle Line, tours to South Africa
Union Castle Line promotional poster, summer and winter tours to South Africa, with stylised image of a baby and flaxen fields. 24ins. 39ins. Date: early 1930s

Background imageTours Collection: Poster, Paris to Orleans, golf in Tours, France

Poster, Paris to Orleans, golf in Tours, France
Poster, Paris to Orleans railway, golf in Tours, France Date: 1924

Background imageTours Collection: Altar depicting scenes from the life of St Martin of Tours

Altar depicting scenes from the life of St Martin of Tours
Altar frontal depicting scenes from the life of Saint Martin of Tours. Romanesque style. Lleida workshop. Polychromed board. Santa Maria de Palau de Rialb (Lleida province, Catalonia, Spain)

Background imageTours Collection: Blue and Gold Tours Advertisement

Blue and Gold Tours Advertisement
Advertisement for Blue and Gold Tours to South Africa, promoting Sunshine Tours by rail or sea. Image shows a native South African woman, looking very bold and strong. Date: circa 1930

Background imageTours Collection: South Africa Advertisement

South Africa Advertisement
An advertisement promoting South Africa as an ideal holiday destination for tours in 1929 and 1930, entitled The Call of the Sun Country'

Background imageTours Collection: Greyhound Lines, USA, ticket wallet

Greyhound Lines, USA, ticket wallet, property of an Englishwoman tourist Date: 1953

Background imageTours Collection: Thomas Cook Vesuvius Postcard pictures & map

Thomas Cook Vesuvius Postcard pictures & map
Cook had the Funicular built for their growing tours. Travellers rushed to the kiosk at the top to buy and then post right there a postcard

Background imageTours Collection: Poster, Polytechnic Swiss Tours, A week in lovely Lucerne. Date: circa 1913

Poster, Polytechnic Swiss Tours, A week in lovely Lucerne. Date: circa 1913



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