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Tripod Collection

Background imageTripod Collection: Metropolitan Police air raid siren

Metropolitan Police air raid siren
A Metropolitan Police air raid siren, as used in wartime

Background imageTripod Collection: Seance room at the National Laboratory of Psychical Research

Seance room at the National Laboratory of Psychical Research
Undated photograph of corner of the sance room at the National Laboratory of Psychical Research, with trumpets on table. HPG/1/2/1 (vi)

Background imageTripod Collection: Harry Prices ghost hunting kit

Harry Prices ghost hunting kit
Undated photograph of Harry Prices ghost hunting kit, comprising a Reflex and cine cameras, tools for sealing doors and windows, apparatus for secret electrical controls, steel tape

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy

Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy. Nineteenth-century colored engraving

Background imageTripod Collection: British soldiers with artillery, Cameroon, Africa, WW1

British soldiers with artillery, Cameroon, Africa, WW1
British soldiers with artillery, including a Howitzer gun, in the bush in Duala, Cameroon, west central Africa, during the First World War. Date: 25 December 1915

Background imageTripod Collection: Alexander the Great on the eve of Gaugamela

Alexander the Great on the eve of Gaugamela
Alexander the Great at the fire altar on the eve of the battle of Gaugamela. The scene, described by Plutarch followed a portentous eclipse of the moon

Background imageTripod Collection: Forecasting Weather

Forecasting Weather
Forecasting the weather at the Air Ministry, Kew, London - observing a balloon to gauge windspeed levels. Date: early 1930s

Background imageTripod Collection: Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden

Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, using a giant camera in his garden at Woodford, Essex

Background imageTripod Collection: Herbert Ponting

Herbert Ponting (1870 - 1935), photographer best known for capturing the ill-fated Scott expedition to the South Pole, 1910 - 1913, pictured in his Antarctic kit in January 1912

Background imageTripod Collection: British Expeditionary Force Machine Gun Team

British Expeditionary Force Machine Gun Team
Members of the British Expeditionary Force in action in France at the beginning of the First World War. This photographic card depicts a Maxim machine gun team in light uniform

Background imageTripod Collection: Undated photograph of the corner of the chemical laboratory

Undated photograph of the corner of the chemical laboratory at the National Laboratory of Psychical Research. HPG/1/2/1 (ii)

Background imageTripod Collection: Shoot for the invitation for one-woman exhibition

Shoot for the invitation for one-woman exhibition
The shoot for the cover photography for the fold-out invitation card to Nancy Sandys Walker's one-woman exhibition Feminine Eye View at the Ilford Gallery, 106/7 High Holborn

Background imageTripod Collection: Camera Club early 1900s

Camera Club early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageTripod Collection: Russia - Tsar Nicholas II - Military manoeuvres at Ropcha

Russia - Tsar Nicholas II - Military manoeuvres at Ropcha
Russia - Tsar Nicholas II attending military manoeuvres at Ropcha, a village in Chernivtsi Raion, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine. Date: circa 1912

Background imageTripod Collection: Lieutenant Evans with instrument to pinpoint the South Pole

Lieutenant Evans with instrument to pinpoint the South Pole
Lieutenant Evans of Captain Scott's team with an instrument used to pinpoint the South Pole Date: 1910s

Background imageTripod Collection: Captain Scott looking for pack ice, Antarctic

Captain Scott looking for pack ice, Antarctic
Captain Scott looking for pack ice in the Antarctic Date: 1910s

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer in a park with wooden camera on tripod

Photographer in a park with wooden camera on tripod
Photographer in a park with a wooden camera on a tripod Date: 1880s

Background imageTripod Collection: La Derniere Epreuve The Last Test

La Derniere Epreuve The Last Test
This sketch shows the scene of a photographer with his camera on a tripod, taking a picture of a man laying in his bed, smiling peacefully. Date: circa 1901

Background imageTripod Collection: Congo. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods

Congo. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods
History of Africa. 19th century. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods across the river rapids at Stanley Falls. Engraving by W. Meyer

Background imageTripod Collection: Toytown family posing for Mr Lion the photographer

Toytown family posing for Mr Lion the photographer Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTripod Collection: Ballista. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration

Ballista. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration
Ancient Age. Ballista or bolt thrower, ancient missile weapon. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imageTripod Collection: Tripod vessel. Ceramic. Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan culture

Tripod vessel. Ceramic. Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan culture. Phase II-III (400-700 AD). Mexico. Museum of the Americas. Madrid, Spain. Date: 2018

Background imageTripod Collection: Edward, Prince of Wales, with photographer, WW1

Edward, Prince of Wales, with photographer, WW1
Edward, Prince of Wales, with photographer H D Girdwood of Realistic Travels, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageTripod Collection: Tony Blair, Labour politician, with two young people

Tony Blair, Labour politician, with two young people
Tony Blair (Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, b 1953), Labour politician, Prime Minister 1997-2007. Seen here with two young people, looking at a camera on a tripod. Date: circa 1990s

Background imageTripod Collection: Shulluk warriors pose by Alan Cobhams aeroplane, Sudan

Shulluk warriors pose by Alan Cobhams aeroplane, Sudan
Shulluk warriors pose by Alan Cobhams aeroplane in Sudan Date: 1926

Background imageTripod Collection: Expedition members in front of Imperial Airways DH50

Expedition members in front of Imperial Airways DH50
Expedition members, left to right Alan Cobham, R.W.G. Emmott, A.R. Elliot, in front of Imperial Airways DH50 aircraft Date: 1926

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer and model

Photographer and model
Photographer shooting model with building under construction, London. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer setting up shot, London

Photographer setting up shot, London
Photographer in Newburgh Street, Soho, Central London setting up a shot in a shop doorway. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageTripod Collection: Comic postcard, offer from a photographer Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, offer from a photographer Date: 20th century

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographing two women on countryside fence

Photographing two women on countryside fence
Photographer photographing two women on a countryside fence. circa 1900

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer with camera and tripod

Photographer with camera and tripod in an outdoor setting. circa 1890

Background imageTripod Collection: HMS Cardiff, British cruiser, with film crew at work on deck

HMS Cardiff, British cruiser, with film crew at work on deck
HMS Cardiff, British Ceres class cruiser, with film crew at work on deck -- the ship was involved in the production of the 1927 British documentary film, The Battles of Coronel and Falklands

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographer gets baby to smile

Photographer gets baby to smile
A photographer is trying to entertain a baby and make them laugh so he can capture a portrait photograph in a studio. The camera is set on a wooden tripod

Background imageTripod Collection: Woman poses for a photograph in a studio

Woman poses for a photograph in a studio
A woman poses besides a fire place as she has her photograph captured in a photographic studio. She is being illuminated by the large windows beside and above her

Background imageTripod Collection: Studio arranged for multiphotography

Studio arranged for multiphotography
A studio is arranged for a multiphotography portrait to be captured of a woman. The lady is sat with her back towards the camera facing mirrors which are positioned perpendicular to each other

Background imageTripod Collection: Edward VII is photographed with the King and Queen of Greece

Edward VII is photographed with the King and Queen of Greece
A photographer captures a formal portrait of Edward VII (1841 1910) stood beside the King and Queen of Greece in a studio in Athens

Background imageTripod Collection: Bride being photographed on her wedding day

Bride being photographed on her wedding day
Bride holding a bouquet being photographed in a photographic studio as the perfect wedding souvenir on her wedding day. The photographer is carefully arranging the shot. Date: 1888

Background imageTripod Collection: Three vases in different forms

Three vases in different forms
Tripod form vase with goats heads, globular vase with festoons, with vase with reliefs of Cupid under a tree. Chromolithograph by W

Background imageTripod Collection: Queen Dido of Carthages banquet for the poet Aeneas

Queen Dido of Carthages banquet for the poet Aeneas. Dido in a tiara is flanked by Aeneas and her sister Anna on a raised platform, while servants bring food and drink to a platter on a tripod

Background imageTripod Collection: Bacchus with thyrsus, tripod horn and crown of leaves

Bacchus with thyrsus, tripod horn and crown of leaves standing in a forest. He stands on a drunken satyr in front of a statue of Priapus

Background imageTripod Collection: Looking at the moon -- Evening Hours

Looking at the moon -- Evening Hours. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageTripod Collection: Bedouin women making butter in a goatskin, Arabia

Bedouin women making butter in a goatskin, Arabia. Date: 1922

Background imageTripod Collection: Cat photographer and clients on a French postcard

Cat photographer and clients on a French postcard
Cat photographer and three clients on a French postcard. Date: circa 1904

Background imageTripod Collection: River Vispa (Visp, Viege) - Matter Valley near Zermatt

River Vispa (Visp, Viege) - Matter Valley near Zermatt, Valais Canton - Switzerland. Note the photographer is setting up his camera to take the perfect photo of Mont Cervin circa 1910s

Background imageTripod Collection: Prince Albert visiting the London Regiment at Blackheath

Prince Albert visiting the London Regiment at Blackheath
Prince Albert (future King George VI) (1895-1952) visiting the 20th Battalion, The London Regiment at Blackheath - April 1920. Here the Prince is seen presenting the Kings Colours. Date: 1920

Background imageTripod Collection: Photographic studio 1878

Photographic studio 1878
Photographer with bellows style camara taking a photograph of a posed victorian woman. Date: 1878

Background imageTripod Collection: SURVEYING / TELEMETROGRAPH

SURVEYING / TELEMETROGRAPH
TELEMETROGRAPH Date: 1885

Background imageTripod Collection: Andreossi Surveys Egypt

Andreossi Surveys Egypt
Comte Andreossi surveys antique sites for Napoleon. Date: 1788



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