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Tradesmen Collection

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Hogarth, Beer Street

Hogarth, Beer Street. A political print supporting a ministerial measure against the unlimited sale of gin. A scene of London life in which happy and healthy tradesmen

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - William Johnson, Wig Maker

London Trade Card - William Johnson, Wig Maker
London Trade Card - William Johnson, Peruke (Wig) Maker, in Castle Alley near Royal Exchange. Wigs for men and women. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments

London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments - trumpets, kettledrums, French horns, speaking trumpets, hearing horns for deaf people, powder flasks

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Horse pulling coal delivery cart

Horse pulling coal delivery cart
Horse pulling a coal delivery cart of Joyner and Sons with two tradesmen riding on the cart. Date: 1930s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Grocery store in Cairo, Egypt

Grocery store in Cairo, Egypt
Grocery store at a street in Cairo, Egypt. Date: circa 1908

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker

London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker, at the sign of the Boot and Breeches, Shoemaker Row, near Aldgate. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - Francis Nobles Circulating Library

London Trade Card - Francis Nobles Circulating Library, Otways Head, King Street, Covent Garden. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Fishermen by the sea with lobster / crab pots

Fishermen by the sea with lobster / crab pots
Fishermen with their pots and nets. Watercolour Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Making horse tack in a workshop

Making horse tack in a workshop
Two craftsmen preparing the leatherwork for horse tack; shaping, stretching and sewing the pieces to the correct shape and size. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Hogarth, Beer Street

Hogarth, Beer Street. A political print supporting a ministerial measure against the unlimited sale of gin. A scene of London life in which happy and healthy tradesmen

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - James Wheeley, Paper Hanging

London Trade Card - James Wheeley, Paper Hanging warehouse, opposite the church in Little Britain. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier

London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier (late servant to Mr Hancock in Pall Mall), at the sign of the Frying Pan in Compton Street, corner of Frith Street, Soho

Background imageTradesmen Collection: E. B. Posters Advertisement

E. B. Posters Advertisement
An advertisement poster illustration for E. B. Studios, producers of posters and postcards. The design shows two tradesmen in animated style. Date: circa 1918

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Pirate Raid

Pirate Raid
Artwork that seems to show the raiding of pirates or smugglers at the cost of honest tradesmen. Date: circa 1928

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Posada, skeletons of tradesmen

Posada, skeletons of tradesmen
Posada endpapers, skeletons of tradesmen, including a tailor, a shoemaker, a hat maker, a carpenter, and a bill sticker. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Fragment of a banner of miners from Tyrol, 15th century

Fragment of a banner of miners from Tyrol, 15th century
Fragment of a banner of silver and copper miners from Tyrol, late 15th century. St. George kills a dragon next to a scarlet eagle

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Advertisement, New River Dairy Company

Advertisement, New River Dairy Company -- Hows your mother off for milk? Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Cartoon, The good trader. A salesman of food and other items offers a French soldier

Cartoon, The good trader. A salesman of food and other items offers a French soldier some Camembert cheese for a much lower price if he will say where the 20th Corps is

Background imageTradesmen Collection: TWO MEN IN A PUB 1848

TWO MEN IN A PUB 1848
Two tradesmen stand and talk at the bar in a London pub. Date: 1848

Background imageTradesmen Collection: CHECKING PERSIAN CARPETS

CHECKING PERSIAN CARPETS
Persian carpets are checked and examined in the workshop of an importer, before being offered for sale. Date: circa 1930

Background imageTradesmen Collection: A Kaymak Seller and a Vegetable Seller - Turkey

A Kaymak Seller and a Vegetable Seller - Turkey Date: 1821

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Ancient Gem Cutter and Apprentice - Sri Lanka

Ancient Gem Cutter and Apprentice - Sri Lanka
Ancient Gem Cutter with his cutting and polishing tools and (his middle-aged!) Apprentice - Sri Lanka. Date: circa 1908

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - James Simons, Scientiific Instruments

London Trade Card - James Simons, Scientiific Instruments
London Trade Card - James Simons, Mathematical, Philosophical and Optical Instruments, at Sir Isaac Newtons Head, corner of Marylebone Street, opposite Glasshouse Street. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - John Hunt, Nightman and Rubbish Carter

London Trade Card - John Hunt, Nightman and Rubbish Carter
London Trade Card - John Hunt, successor to the late Mr Ino. Brook, Nightman and Rubbish Carter, near the Wagon and Horses in Goswell Street, near Mount Mill. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - Peter de la Fontaine, Goldsmith

London Trade Card - Peter de la Fontaine, Goldsmith, at the Golden Cup, Litchfield Street, Soho. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Albert Chevalier - English Comedian and Actor

Albert Chevalier - English Comedian and Actor
Albert Onesime Britannicus Gwathveoyd Louis Chevalier (18611923) - English comedian and actor. Had a successful music hall career as a singer of coster songs of his own invention. Date: 1892

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Tradesman sharpening scissors on a Christmas card

Tradesman sharpening scissors on a Christmas card
Travelling tradesman sharpening scissors and other items on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Umbrella repairs on a Christmas and New Year card

Umbrella repairs on a Christmas and New Year card
Umbrella repair shop with pedestrians walking by on a Christmas and New Year card -- It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Tourist and textile salesman in Egypt

Tourist and textile salesman in Egypt
A tourist in Egypt is shown some textile samples by an itinerant salesman. Date: early 20th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: 515 Rivet Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

515 Rivet Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA -- home and premises of G W Thorley, Painter and Paperhanger. Date: circa 1910

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - William Hogarth, engraver

London Trade Card - William Hogarth, engraver
London Trade Card - William Hogarth, artist and engraver, dated 23 April 1720. 1720

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - John Wildblood, Silk Dyer

London Trade Card - John Wildblood, Silk Dyer, at the Rainbow and Three Pigeons, St Clements Lane, Lombard Street (who married the widow Harrinton). 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - John Flude, Pawnbroker and Silversmith

London Trade Card - John Flude, Pawnbroker and Silversmith, 2 Gracechurch Street. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - William Woodward, Nightman

London Trade Card - William Woodward, Nightman, Carman and Chimney Sweeper, Rubbish Carted, 1 Marylebone Passage, Wells Street, Oxford Market. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - James Raynolds, Haberdasher

London Trade Card - James Raynolds, Haberdasher at the Hand and Pen, Russell Street, Covent Garden. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - John Brailsford, Cutler

London Trade Card - John Brailsford, Cutler, St Martins Court, Leicester Fields. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: London Trade Card - Henry Sidgier, Carpenter

London Trade Card - Henry Sidgier, Carpenter
London Trade Card - Henry Sidgier, carpenter, joiner and undertaker, near Temple Bar. 18th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Open shopfronts - Urda Riverbank

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Open shopfronts - Urda Riverbank. Interestingly this is a postcard using an identical plate to that of picture 11040989, but the glass plate negative has been reversed!

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Kay Snap - Mr Cream the Milkman

Kay Snap - Mr Cream the Milkman. 1930s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Kay Snap - Mr Knob the Coalman

Kay Snap - Mr Knob the Coalman. 1930s

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Cockney Argument between a fat man and a thin man

Cockney Argument between a fat man and a thin man
Fat Party (after a War of words) - " If you come our court to-morrer and bring a bit o fat with yer, I ll bloomin well eat yer." !! Date: 1895

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Comic postcard, Take back the Heart that thou gavest

Comic postcard, Take back the Heart that thou gavest -- a female customer rejects the heart delivered by the butcher as it seems to be past its use-by date. Date: circa 1905

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Crowded market in Dakar, Senegal

Crowded market in Dakar, Senegal
Big and crowded market in Dakar, the capital of Senegal (then French West Africa). Date: circa 1930

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Bazaar in Cairo, Egypt

Bazaar in Cairo, Egypt
View into a bazaar with various stalls and shops in Cairo, Egypt. Date: circa 1910

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Firewood vendors on the road in Damascus, Syria

Firewood vendors on the road in Damascus, Syria
Firewood vendors transporting their goods on the road in Damascus, Syria. Date: circa 1915

Background imageTradesmen Collection: The Theatrical Tradesman

The Theatrical Tradesman. early 19th century

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Paris street tradesman, Le Froiteur (Frotteur)

Paris street tradesman, Le Froiteur (Frotteur)
Petites Industries Parisiennes - Le Froiteur (Frotteur). 1851

Background imageTradesmen Collection: Market in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon

Market in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon
Arabic Market (Souk) in Beirut (Beyrouth), capital of Lebanon. Date: circa 1910



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