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Background imageTrading Collection: Great Zimbabwe - The Conical Tower

Great Zimbabwe - The Conical Tower
The majestic remains of a once-thriving trading civilisation who were the ancestors of the Shona peoples of Zimbabwe. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTrading Collection: London Stock Exchange - The Stock Jobbers Pitches

London Stock Exchange - The Stock Jobbers Pitches. Date: early 1960s

Background imageTrading Collection: Vasco da Gama in India

Vasco da Gama in India
Portuguese Colonial History Series - Vasco da Gama has an audience with The King of Calicut (Kozhikode), the Samudiri (Zamorin) in May 1498

Background imageTrading Collection: Chicago Board of Trade

Chicago Board of Trade - the interesting, lively, and at times noisy trading on the floor. Date: 1916

Background imageTrading Collection: Sir John Brockett

Sir John Brockett
SIR JOHN BROCKETT of Brockett Hall, Hertfordshire : merchant trading with Spain. Date: 1538 - 1598

Background imageTrading Collection: Market Day in a Mexican Village

Market Day in a Mexican Village. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTrading Collection: Lebanon / Sidon

Lebanon / Sidon
The former Crusader fortress at Sidon, Lebanon. Sidon was originally the most important Phoenician trading centre in the Mediterranean. Date: 1930s

Background imageTrading Collection: London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange, Throgmorton Street - The Trading Floor

Background imageTrading Collection: The Original Co-op, Rochdale, Lancashire

The Original Co-op, Rochdale, Lancashire
On December 21st, 1844, the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society commenced trading in this building thereby launching the worldwide Co-operative movement

Background imageTrading Collection: West India Docks, London

West India Docks, London. Date: 1815

Background imageTrading Collection: Captain Henry Avery, pirate

Captain Henry Avery, pirate
Captain Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Moguls ships. In 1695, pirate Henry Averys (aka Every or Avary) ship, the Fancy

Background imageTrading Collection: The Last Day of the Old Smithfield Market, London 1855

The Last Day of the Old Smithfield Market, London 1855
Last days trading at the Old Smithfield Market, London. Large number of cows, sheep and pigs in pens awaiting sale and slaughter. In the background, the dome of St. Pauls Cathedral is silhouetted

Background imageTrading Collection: Cover design, Dombey and Son

Cover design, Dombey and Son
Cover design, Part XI of Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens, August 1847, with illustrations by Hablot K Browne. 1847

Background imageTrading Collection: De Havilland Dragon G-ADDI Air Navigation and Trading Co

De Havilland Dragon G-ADDI Air Navigation and Trading Co
De Havilland Dragon G-ADDI of the Air Navigation and Trading Co at Blackpool in 1952, ex Railway Air Services and RAF Date: 1952

Background imageTrading Collection: Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal

Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal
Moorish Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal Date: circa 1950s

Background imageTrading Collection: Strong Cheese repels diner and waiter

Strong Cheese repels diner and waiter
One of the Market Reports illustrated postcard series. Cheese: " Supply much stronger, but very little demand." This commodities phrasiology is illustrated by a waiter struggling to cope

Background imageTrading Collection: Manchester Ship Canal - Unloading bananas

Manchester Ship Canal - Unloading bananas
Unloading bananas from a steamship liner moored up on the Manchester Ship Canal directly into railway wagons on a track on the edge of the quayside

Background imageTrading Collection: Horses and people at Barnet Fair

Horses and people at Barnet Fair
Horses waiting for a new owner at Barnet Fair, north London

Background imageTrading Collection: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod

Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000

Background imageTrading Collection: Kings Lynn Custom Hse

Kings Lynn Custom Hse
The Custom House in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, built in the late 17th century as an exchange, or trading centre for merchants. Date: late 17th century

Background imageTrading Collection: Petticoat Lane silhouette

Petticoat Lane silhouette
A smart lady with a small dog in tow walks through Petticoat Lane, Londons famous East End market. Date: 1926

Background imageTrading Collection: India / Calicut / Settlement

India / Calicut / Settlement
The European (Portuguese trading) settlement at Calicut

Background imageTrading Collection: India-Africa Trade

India-Africa Trade
Trading vessels leaving India to trade with Africa

Background imageTrading Collection: Canadair CC-109 Cosmopolitan 11162

Canadair CC-109 Cosmopolitan 11162 (msn 440-454, CL-66C / CV-540). A CL-66C Napier Eland powered Cosmopolitan, at Burbank after disposal by RCAF without Eland engines

Background imageTrading Collection: Lion Brewery

Lion Brewery
The Lion Brewery Co is a British heritage brewery that was founded in 1836 in Lambeth, London. For over a hundred years, the brewery shipped its heavily-hopped ales to trading posts

Background imageTrading Collection: Cartoon, Unfair Trade Winds (International Free Trade)

Cartoon, Unfair Trade Winds (International Free Trade)
Cartoon, Unfair Trade Winds -- a satirical comment on competitive trade from overseas, adversely affecting the economy at home. Date: 1884

Background imageTrading Collection: Bringing ivory to the wagons, South Africa, c. 1863

Bringing ivory to the wagons, South Africa, c. 1863
Engraving from a sketch by Thomas Baines, made while travelling in South Africa with explorer and elephant hunter James Chapman in around 1862-3

Background imageTrading Collection: DUTCH MERCHANT VESSELS

DUTCH MERCHANT VESSELS
Dutch West Indies Merchant Vessels. Date: early 17th century

Background imageTrading Collection: Archangel, Russia - The Surkow & Shergold Timber Deal Yard

Archangel, Russia - The Surkow & Shergold Timber Deal Yard
Arkhangelsk (Archangel), Russia - The Surkow & Shergold Timber Deal Yard. The Shergolds arrived in Russia from Britain in the late 18th century

Background imageTrading Collection: Native Market - Aden, Yemen

Native Market - Aden, Yemen - note the Sikh Indian and Arab merchants in the background. Date: circa 1906

Background imageTrading Collection: Portobello Road Market - Bric a Brac Stall

Portobello Road Market - Bric a Brac Stall. Date: early 1960s

Background imageTrading Collection: Hungary - A Road hog makes insulting gesture to donkey rider

Hungary - A Road hog makes insulting gesture to donkey rider
Comic Postcard - Road Rage - Hungary - A Road hog makes an insulting gesture to a donkey rider who seemingly did not get out of the way fast enough! Date: circa 1917

Background imageTrading Collection: Ballyclare May Fair Victorian period

Ballyclare May Fair Victorian period

Background imageTrading Collection: Bampton Exmoor Pony Fair early 1900s

Bampton Exmoor Pony Fair early 1900s

Background imageTrading Collection: Sir John Voce Moore

Sir John Voce Moore
A portrait photograph of a seated John Voce Moore, alderman and sheriff of London in 1894, later to become the Lord Mayor in 1898. He was a founder of a tea trading company. Date: circa 1894

Background imageTrading Collection: Africa. The Congo. German station of Mukenge

Africa. The Congo. German station of Mukenge
History of Africa. 19th century. German station of Mukenge. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTrading Collection: The Congo - First main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa

The Congo - First main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. The first main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa (near Stanley Pool). Henry Morton Stanley established a trading post on the shore of Ngaliema Bay in

Background imageTrading Collection: Africa. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station

Africa. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station established by Stanley in 1880. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTrading Collection: History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station

History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Leopoldville station. Panoramic view of the trading post and port from Ngaliema Bay in 1884. It was the first main Colonial Post near Stanley Pool

Background imageTrading Collection: Africa, Congo. Interior of the Vivi Station

Africa, Congo. Interior of the Vivi Station
History of Africa. 19th century. Interior of the Vivi Station. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTrading Collection: Hawker Siddeley HS. 125-600B G-BART

Hawker Siddeley HS. 125-600B G-BART
Hawker Siddeley HS.125-600B G-BART (msn 256005), of Green Shield Trading Stamp Company Ltd-CarinAir Services, at Edinburgh Airport / RAF Turnhouse. Date: circa 1976

Background imageTrading Collection: Lady Trumpington and Nigel Wright discuss Sunday trading

Lady Trumpington and Nigel Wright discuss Sunday trading
The Conservative peer Lady Trumpington (Jean Alys Barker, Baroness Trumpington, b.1922) and Nigel Wright, the Dickie Dirts clothing retailer, discuss the issue of Sunday trading, 4 February 1982

Background imageTrading Collection: Avro 652 Anson I N4877 - G-AMDA

Avro 652 Anson I N4877 - G-AMDA of the Skyfame museum at Staverton Airport N4877 was built at the Avro factory at Newton Heath, Manchester and was taken on charge by the Royal Air Force on Nov 17

Background imageTrading Collection: Cattle Market, Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London

Cattle Market, Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London Date: circa 1900

Background imageTrading Collection: Selangor Chinese chamber of commerce, Malaysia. This chamber, founded in 1902

Selangor Chinese chamber of commerce, Malaysia. This chamber, founded in 1902, is one of the very few institutions of the kind in the world, being composed entirely of Chinese people

Background imageTrading Collection: The new double-screw steamship Far East. The launch took place at Cubitt Town, Millwall

The new double-screw steamship Far East. The launch took place at Cubitt Town, Millwall, in the presence of a large number of people

Background imageTrading Collection: Pool of London - Tower Bridge - River Thames

Pool of London - Tower Bridge - River Thames
circa 1910s

Background imageTrading Collection: Large Japanese trading ship, junk Japan

Large Japanese trading ship, junk Japan. Vintage 19th century photograph



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