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Upturned Collection

Background imageUpturned Collection: Trams causing havoc on a Belfast street

Trams causing havoc on a Belfast street
Horses, carts, wagons and pedestrians in an almighty crash involving two trams in Donegal Place in Belfast. The card caption reads: " Our Trammelled Streets" Date: 1905

Background imageUpturned Collection: Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon

Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon
Agatha Christies cottage near the River Dart, Devon, with three cars parked in the foreground. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Quaker Meeting / Lauron

Quaker Meeting / Lauron
A Quaker meeting - a woman stands on an upturned barrel to preach

Background imageUpturned Collection: Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)

Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)
Cartoon, The Macmillion -- Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919), Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist

Background imageUpturned Collection: Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland

Susies Castle - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland
Susies Castle - the home of Hermit Susan McGlone (1847-1929) - Portincaple, Loch Long, Argyll, Scotland - the upturned half-hull of a disused fishing-smack. Date: circa 1909

Background imageUpturned Collection: Hop Pickers 1907

Hop Pickers 1907
Workers in a Kentish hop garden sorting hops from a large basket into an upturned umbrella

Background imageUpturned Collection: The cook and Mr Maynard, survivors of the Titanic disaster

The cook and Mr Maynard, survivors of the Titanic disaster
Scene showing the Titanic survivors arriving in Plymouth docks. The cook, Mr. Maynard, was one of the last people to see Captain E. Smith before he died

Background imageUpturned Collection: Punishment of female debtors in Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Punishment of female debtors in Abyssinia (Ethiopia), East Africa - tied up with a chain until they pay their debts! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Natives Of Tahiti

Natives Of Tahiti
A group portrait engraving of four natives of Tahiti, in French Polynesia, sitting cross legged, one seems to be using an upturned cooking vessel as a drum. Date: circa 1901

Background imageUpturned Collection: Blue China

Blue China
A still life painting of an upturned China bowl, beside a similarly patterned blue and white tall vase containing anemones in various colours. Date: circa 1916

Background imageUpturned Collection: Enter The Tiger!

Enter The Tiger!
A still life oil painting, comprising of a seated figure of a man, an upturned bowl and a trail of multicoloured flowers. A toy tiger comically makes an appearance on the left. Date: circa 1918

Background imageUpturned Collection: Two Middle Class Edwardian ladies take tea

Two Middle Class Edwardian ladies take tea in a suburban back garden and indulge in a little light gossip.. Date: 1909

Background imageUpturned Collection: Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride, Roman Catholic Church - Amlwch, Angelsey

Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride, Roman Catholic Church - Amlwch, Angelsey, North Wales. It was built in the 1930s to a design by an Italian architect, Giuseppe Rinvolucri

Background imageUpturned Collection: Good Luck Card - Penzance - Lawson Wood - Black Cat

Good Luck Card - Penzance - Lawson Wood - Black Cat and Red Horseshoe Date: circa 1937

Background imageUpturned Collection: Black tarred upturned boats used as sheds on Holy Island

Black tarred upturned boats used as sheds on Holy Island, Northumberland, England. Lindisfarne Castle in the background Date: 2018

Background imageUpturned Collection: Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Northumberland, England

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Northumberland, England
Lindisfarne priory, Holy Island, Northumberland, with old boat shed in foreground - these are sheds made out of upturned wooden boats Date: 2014

Background imageUpturned Collection: Upturned currach boat on Innishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland

Upturned currach boat on Innishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland
Upturned currach on Innishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland. A currach is a type of Irish boat with a wooden frame, over which animal skins or hides were once stretched, though now canvas is now used

Background imageUpturned Collection: The Colonnacce, Forum of Nerva, Rome, Italy

The Colonnacce, Forum of Nerva, Rome, Italy. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Bus Crash 1960S

Bus Crash 1960S
An accident involving an upturned vehicle and an Eastbourne bus, which has crashed into the corner of a house. A good advert for Douglas Catt, Photographers ! Date: 1960s

Background imageUpturned Collection: The traditional costume of Albanians from Shkoder

The traditional costume of Albanians from Shkoder
The wonderful traditional costume of Albanians from Shkoder, which includes embroidered waistcoats, rifles, white fez hats and upturned waxed moustaches

Background imageUpturned Collection: French Costumes 1460-80

French Costumes 1460-80
Men: shallow caps with upturned brims, jackets with pleats & doublets. Women: gown with fur borders, V -neck with revers, kirtle, hood-like headdress, hood with liripipe. Date: 1460 - 1480

Background imageUpturned Collection: Bulldogs Soup - I cannot eat it it smells of Boche

Bulldogs Soup - I cannot eat it it smells of Boche
La Soupe de chien - J peux pas manger. 硠 sent le Boche. Dogs Soup - I cannot eat. it smells of Boche !. A kilted Scottish soldier and a French sailor

Background imageUpturned Collection: The traditional costume of an Albanian from Shkoder

The traditional costume of an Albanian from Shkoder
The wonderful traditional costume of an Albanian from Shkoder, which includes an embroidered waistcoat, pistol, bullet belt, rifle, white fez hat and upturned waxed moustache

Background imageUpturned Collection: Rolls Royce car accident

Rolls Royce car accident
A photograph of an upturned Rolls Royce, belonging to Mr. Benjamin Guinness on the road between Pisa and Rome. All the passengers were saved due to the body pillars in the car which withstood

Background imageUpturned Collection: Susi - with upturned sled in the snow

Susi - with upturned sled in the snow. 1950s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Drying the Pollan Nets, Lough Neagh

Drying the Pollan Nets, Lough Neagh - a view of a man on the left drying nets and a man on the right beside an upturned boat. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Lough Neagh)

Background imageUpturned Collection: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Steephill Cove

Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Steephill Cove - all of the lovely cottages in this picture still stand on this site (some a little extended!). Date: 1901

Background imageUpturned Collection: Susi - with upturned basket

Susi - with upturned basket. 1950s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Pink fairy with daisies on a greetings card

Pink fairy with daisies on a greetings card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Green Cloche & Scarf

Green Cloche & Scarf
A rosy young blonde woman in a fetching green cloche hat with an upturned brim and trimmed with a red rose. She also wears a long floral print scarf. Date: 1920s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Modern children of Japan - school classroom scene

Modern children of Japan - school classroom scene
Modern children of Japan - the little girl has just chalked her name in Katakana - the simplest form of Japanese writing (which reads downwards). Date: 1932

Background imageUpturned Collection: Bonzo - We ve been painting the town red

Bonzo - We ve been painting the town red
We ve been painting the town red Bonzo in hysterics as his six junior proteges cover themselves in red, blue, black and red paint trying to become the next Picasso! Date: 1924

Background imageUpturned Collection: Watermill

Watermill
A picturesque watermill

Background imageUpturned Collection: Little girl surprised by the Easter Bunny on Easter Day

Little girl surprised by the Easter Bunny on Easter Day
To Greet you on Easter Day ! Little girl surprised by the Easter Bunny on Easter Day - or perhaps it is visa-versa!! Date: circa 1906

Background imageUpturned Collection: Satirical cartoon, Rural Sports, Balloon Hunting

Satirical cartoon, Rural Sports, Balloon Hunting

Background imageUpturned Collection: Carnoustie, Scotland

Carnoustie, Scotland
Good Luck postcard from Carnoustie, Scotland - Lovers Loak and the Bandstand. The twon is most famous for the Champioship Golf Course - a regular venue for the British Open Golf Championship

Background imageUpturned Collection: Vietnamese Mandarin from Lang-son province

Vietnamese Mandarin from Lang-son province Date: circa 1903

Background imageUpturned Collection: Barn and Carts

Barn and Carts
Upturned carts in and around an open-sided barn on a farm in Hertfordshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Upturned Conglomerates

Upturned Conglomerates
The rocky shore at Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, a good example of upturned conglomerates. Date: 1950s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Epsom Derby Day - Prince Monolulu - Tipster

Epsom Derby Day - Prince Monolulu - Tipster. Date: 1929

Background imageUpturned Collection: Four men with upturned biplane in field, WW1

Four men with upturned biplane in field, WW1
Four young men sitting in front of an upturned biplane in a field during the First World War. The plane has either crashed (there seems to be some minor damage) or overbalanced. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageUpturned Collection: HMS Majestic, British battleship, capsized, WW1

HMS Majestic, British battleship, capsized, WW1
HMS Majestic, British predreadnought battleship, launched 1895, served before and during the early part of the First World War including the Dardanelles

Background imageUpturned Collection: HMS Majestic, British battleship, sinking, WW1

HMS Majestic, British battleship, sinking, WW1
HMS Majestic, British predreadnought battleship, launched 1895, served before and during the early part of the First World War including the Dardanelles

Background imageUpturned Collection: Boating in Lakeland

Boating in Lakeland - humorous postcard cartoon. Man on Boat to Boatmen: " If you don t get ashore can I keep the boat?" !! circa 1920s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Paisley Matador Pants

Paisley Matador Pants
Blonde model wears paisley print matador pants with a broad leather belt, ballet pumps & white shirt with the sleeves rolled up & and the collar upturned. Date: 1950s

Background imageUpturned Collection: Edraianthus Serpyllifolia (Grassy Bells)

Edraianthus Serpyllifolia (Grassy Bells)
Edraianthus Serpyllifolia, or Wahlenbergia Serpyllifolia (Grassy Bells), a perennial flowering plant of the Campanulaceae family

Background imageUpturned Collection: A Chief of the irregular firemen, Istanbul

A Chief of the irregular firemen, Istanbul
A Chief of the irregular Firemen in Constantinople, Turkey with his fine upturned moustache and remarkable sheepskin coat

Background imageUpturned Collection: Boy in Rainwear 1930

Boy in Rainwear 1930
A small boy is well protected against inclement weather in a long double-breasted waterproof coat, a hat with upturned brim & a pair of Wellington boots



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