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Typical Collection

Background imageTypical Collection: Rowing Boat Eight

Rowing Boat Eight
Oar pattern: a study of a typical rowing eight a rowing boat team of eight men, seen from a bridge above

Background imageTypical Collection: Middlesbrough Town Hall

Middlesbrough Town Hall, a typical Victorian municipal building, with a lofty clock tower, was officially opened by Edward, Prince of Wales later Edward VII), in 1889

Background imageTypical Collection: Rainy Street, Manchester

Rainy Street, Manchester
A typical English street on a rainy shopping day: an elderly couple use the zebra crossing

Background imageTypical Collection: Politics / Nationalism

Politics / Nationalism
Britannia guards our coasts, protecting a typical English family

Background imageTypical Collection: England / Hebden Bridge

England / Hebden Bridge
A fine overview of the typical manufacturing town of Hebden Bridge, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Date: 1964

Background imageTypical Collection: Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances

Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances
District Council of Acton Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances typical of those used at the time: a horse drawn steamer, horse drawn manual pump, horse drawn escape, hand wheeled escape

Background imageTypical Collection: Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances

Volunteer Fire Brigade with appliances typical of those used at the time: a horse drawn steamer, horse drawn manual pump, horse drawn escape, hand wheeled escape, and a hose cart

Background imageTypical Collection: LCC-LFB AFS Green Goddess pump, Lambeth HQ

LCC-LFB AFS Green Goddess pump, Lambeth HQ
A typical AFS (government design) Green Goddess pump, at drill in the yard of Brigade Headquarters station, Lambeth. Created prior to the outbreak of WW2

Background imageTypical Collection: The Flower Market Of The Madeleine by Blampied

The Flower Market Of The Madeleine by Blampied
An illustration by Edmund Blampied of a bustling flower market at the Place de la Madeleine in Paris. Blampied (1886-1966) drew countless illustrations for the ILN magazines

Background imageTypical Collection: Circular countryside scene

Circular countryside scene
A watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith showing a typical English rural countryside setting of a half-timbered cottage set amid fields, surrounded by fauna in the shape of a passing Cuckoo

Background imageTypical Collection: Bats in the Belfry 19C

Bats in the Belfry 19C
Bats in one of their typical homes, a belfry

Background imageTypical Collection: Hull Shops 1970S

Hull Shops 1970S
A typical late 20th century pedestrian shopping area. This one is in Hull, Yorkshire, England, on the corner of Parliament Street

Background imageTypical Collection: Silhouettes of hunting field scenes

Silhouettes of hunting field scenes in the neighbourhood of York. From the top: full cry, hunting with the York and Ainsty (North)

Background imageTypical Collection: Victorian Train Station

Victorian Train Station
The little railway station at Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, a typical small late Victorian station. Date: 1893

Background imageTypical Collection: Newquay Harbour

Newquay Harbour
View by the harbour at Newquay, a popular Cornish holiday resort. Date: 1950s

Background imageTypical Collection: Typical Scene in Pub

Typical Scene in Pub
A typical pub scene - one drunk gets aggressive, another over-cheerful; young children purchase drink and old women gossip... and the landlord pours

Background imageTypical Collection: Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 1897-1935

Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith 1897-1935
Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith, 1897-1935. This photo is regarded by his family as the best and most typical ever taken of Smithy. Date: 1935

Background imageTypical Collection: Silhouettes of hunting field scenes

Silhouettes of hunting field scenes

Background imageTypical Collection: An Afternoon At Home at a Modern Flying Club by Johns

An Afternoon At Home at a Modern Flying Club by Johns
Representative types of British light aeroplanes flying over a typical modern aerodrome. The green monoplane on the left is a Westland Widgeon

Background imageTypical Collection: Welsh Cottages

Welsh Cottages
Typical traditional Welsh cottages beside the River Dovey, near Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Date: 1950s

Background imageTypical Collection: Paris Cafe Ext. 1928

Paris Cafe Ext. 1928
Customers enjoying themselves reading newpapers and drinking glasses of red wine outside a typical Paris Cafe

Background imageTypical Collection: England / Cadgwith

England / Cadgwith
Cadgwith, a pretty fishing village on the coast of Cornwall, England

Background imageTypical Collection: England / Porthleven

England / Porthleven
Low tide at Porthleven, a small seaport town on Mounts Bay, Cornwall, England

Background imageTypical Collection: Raj Fashions Late 1910S

Raj Fashions Late 1910S
Raj clothing. The men wear cool pale coloured suits and slim ties. The ladies wear white, ankle-length dresses with soft ruffles or broderie Anglaise

Background imageTypical Collection: Somerset Sheep Sale

Somerset Sheep Sale
A typical scene at a sheep sale at Bridgewater, Somerset, England, at one of the annual fairs, held towards the end of September each year

Background imageTypical Collection: About Turn ! by David Wright

About Turn ! by David Wright
About Turn! by David Wright, using a typical military-style double-entendre to entitle an image of a woman in lingerie looking over her shoulder at the artist

Background imageTypical Collection: Woman in a Kent Garden

Woman in a Kent Garden
A Kentish Garden A woman picks flowers from large herbaceous borders in a typical English garden

Background imageTypical Collection: Spinning Harris Tweed

Spinning Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. A typical scene in an island home as the crofter spins her yarn

Background imageTypical Collection: Ship Flying Jolly Roger

Ship Flying Jolly Roger
A typical pirate ship flying the jolly roger flag

Background imageTypical Collection: Typical cows

Typical cows. Date c1904

Background imageTypical Collection: Lake District Farmhouse

Lake District Farmhouse
Low Tilberthwaite Farm & Barn, a typical farmhouse in the Lancashire part of the Lake District, England. Note the spinning gallery, used for drying out wool. Date: 17th century

Background imageTypical Collection: Autumn fashions, Evening Dress

Autumn fashions, Evening Dress
Evening wear fashions for 1916 showing two elegant ladies modelling sleeveless, plunge back gowns with high waists and full skirts typical of the World War One period

Background imageTypical Collection: Peat Man & Irish Cottage

Peat Man & Irish Cottage
A man delivering peat in a basket to a typical Irish cottage, watched by a little boy and two women in the doorway. Date: October 1938

Background imageTypical Collection: Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London

Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London
A fireboat tackles a fire at Colonial Wharf, Wapping High Street, East London, 27 September 1935. This was a typical big Thamesside fire of the sort which the London Fire Brigade has tackled for over

Background imageTypical Collection: Aryan Types

Aryan Types
A typical Aryan couple looking very strong and healthy, the man resting his hands on the womans shoulders

Background imageTypical Collection: Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Sigiriya (Sinhagiri) Rock Fortress, Central Province, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres high. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTypical Collection: Racial Type / Buchanan

Racial Type / Buchanan
James Buchanan wears checked jodhpurs, gaiters & boots, a red waistcoat, a wing collar & tie, a tweed jacket with rounded front borders & a low crowned top hat

Background imageTypical Collection: South London high street, late 1940s

South London high street, late 1940s
An unidentified street somewhere in London, but as the tram is heading for Wandsworth and the van to the left of the picture is based in Streatham Hill, its likely to be in South London. 1940s

Background imageTypical Collection: Ufos / Abductions

Ufos / Abductions
A typical incident during an abduction : the aliens insert an implant in the victims nose

Background imageTypical Collection: Typical Bulgarian Outfits, 1885

Typical Bulgarian Outfits, 1885
4 typical Bulgarian outfits of the time, 1885. We see the national costume, a water seller, a lady, and a peasant woman. Part of a piece on the crisis in Eastern Roumelia

Background imageTypical Collection: A Sextant, 1912

A Sextant, 1912
Illustration of a typical sextant, c.1912. Sextants are used by mariners and explorers to determine their position, by measuring the angle between the horizon and the sun. Date: 1912

Background imageTypical Collection: Lincolnshire Scenery

Lincolnshire Scenery
The flat plain and a rolling sky : this picture is typical of south Lincolnshire, England and was taken near Boston, on the Boston to Heckington road. Date: 1930s

Background imageTypical Collection: Gondwanaland - a reconstruction

Gondwanaland - a reconstruction
A pictoral map of the Gondwana continent as it probably appeared before it was submerged millions of years ago. Reconstruction of typical Gondwana landscape

Background imageTypical Collection: Victor Stiebel / Ballgown

Victor Stiebel / Ballgown
An ash blue slipper satin evening dress from couture designer, Victor Stiebel. Typical full skirt of the period, with a white pleated " peau de soie"

Background imageTypical Collection: Social / Rainy Street 60S

Social / Rainy Street 60S
A typical English street in Corby, Northamptonshire, on a rainy shopping day: three women stand chatting

Background imageTypical Collection: 1950S Girl and Flowers

1950S Girl and Flowers
A blonde model with typical short, set fifties hairstyle and glossy pink lipstick poses with a bunch of pink roses

Background imageTypical Collection: Village Post Box 1960S

Village Post Box 1960S
A typical village post box, next collection being on Tuesday. Normal collections are at 5.30 Monday to Friday and 8.30 on Saturdays, etc

Background imageTypical Collection: Carnaby Street Girl

Carnaby Street Girl
CARNABY STREET A typical Sixties girl in a white mini-skirted outfit and sunglasses, strolling past the " Aristos" shop on a sunny day



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