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Background imageWait Collection: Catford Evacuees

Catford Evacuees
A group of excited evacuee schoolchildren wait with their nurses on the platform of Catford train station in south east London. (Note the barrage balloon behind them)

Background imageWait Collection: Gout (Bunbury)

Gout (Bunbury)
No need for the sufferer from GOUT to wait till he gets to Hell - the devil gives him a foretaste of the torments that await him

Background imageWait Collection: Mabel Lucie Attwell - Wait Til the Cars Roll By Jinnie

Mabel Lucie Attwell - Wait Til the Cars Roll By Jinnie Date: 1939

Background imageWait Collection: Suffragettes Gathered at Bow Street

Suffragettes Gathered at Bow Street
A group of W.S.P.U members in sashes and long motoring scarves wait outside Bow Street Magistrates Court Date: circa 1908

Background imageWait Collection: Waiting in Trenches Wwi

Waiting in Trenches Wwi
British troops, including a corporal, wait in trenches near Arras for the barrage to lift before moving on

Background imageWait Collection: Cartoon, Arf a Mo, Kaiser! WW1

Cartoon, Arf a Mo, Kaiser! WW1
Cartoon, Arf a Mo, Kaiser! by Bert Thomas of the Artists Rifles, showing a British soldier lighting his pipe. The cartoons purpose was to raise money to supply tobacco

Background imageWait Collection: Welsh Sheep Farming

Welsh Sheep Farming
A farmer and his sheepdog wait for stragglers on a country lane in Brecon, Wales. Date: 1930s

Background imageWait Collection: WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London

WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station

Background imageWait Collection: Tower Bridge / Carts 1930S

Tower Bridge / Carts 1930S
Two horse-drawn carts, one from the Metropolitan Cartage Co. wait while Londons Tower Bridge opens

Background imageWait Collection: GIRLS PLAY BOWLS / 1940S

GIRLS PLAY BOWLS / 1940S
Faith Dorn, Alice Talton, Juanita Stark, Lucia Carroll and Jean Ames wait for the final bowl before adding up the score. Date: 1940s

Background imageWait Collection: Watch Mother! A Mother Cat and her two kittens await a mouses departure from its

Watch Mother! A Mother Cat and her two kittens await a mouses departure from its lair with extreme interest (and patience!). Date: 1940s

Background imageWait Collection: Stalingrad Soldiers

Stalingrad Soldiers
Red Army soldies lie in wait amongst the ruins

Background imageWait Collection: Ladies Luggage on Train

Ladies Luggage on Train
Three ladies are about to set off on a railway journey, while the porter copes with their ample luggage

Background imageWait Collection: Communism in Russia 1934

Communism in Russia 1934
Standing by to hoist the flag when Europe turns communist may mean a long wait, but at least its a steady job!

Background imageWait Collection: Gulliver / Servants / Lillip

Gulliver / Servants / Lillip
He is given six hundred servants to wait on him

Background imageWait Collection: Hammersmith Ghost

Hammersmith Ghost
A mysterious figure in white terrifies the populace, so vigilantes lie in wait and shoot dead Thomas Milwood, a bricklayer whose dusty clothing led to the error

Background imageWait Collection: Arrivals by German Boat

Arrivals by German Boat
At the docks: arrivals by a German steamer; men and women, some Jewish, wait on dockside having travelled by boat from Germany

Background imageWait Collection: London rush hour, people at a bus stop

London rush hour, people at a bus stop
Passengers wait to board London Transport buses during rush hour. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageWait Collection: PUNKAH-WALLAH

PUNKAH-WALLAH
A PUNKAH-WALLAH keeps the air moving while eleven servants wait on 8 or 9 British diners Date: circa 1840

Background imageWait Collection: Mother, son and Aunt pop into the While U Wait Studios, Wellington Terrace Promenade

Mother, son and Aunt pop into the While U Wait Studios, Wellington Terrace Promenade, Blackpool and have their portrait taken seated around an elaborate crescent moon prop! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageWait Collection: County Causeway connecting Miamai and Miami Beach, Florida

County Causeway connecting Miamai and Miami Beach, Florida
The County Causeway connecting Miamai and Miami Beach, Florida, USA Date: 1930s

Background imageWait Collection: WW2, Wait And See

WW2, Wait And See
An illustration of a little boy planting a seed to help the nation's foodstuff need during WW2, his father is a Merchant Navy sailor. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageWait Collection: Hold hard, you have forgot the Lady, Cumnock-Dumfries Coach

Hold hard, you have forgot the Lady, Cumnock-Dumfries Coach
Hold hard, you have forgot the Lady, Cumnock to Dumfries Coach, by C B Newhouse Date: 1845

Background imageWait Collection: Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait, WW1

Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait, WW1
Still Life, They also serve who only stand and wait - George Robinson, Special Constable. Date: circa 1916

Background imageWait Collection: Cartoon, The Census - April 1891

Cartoon, The Census - April 1891
Cartoon, The Census - Census Taker prompts woman to put her age, ten years older than last time. Date: 1891

Background imageWait Collection: RMS Queen Mary 2 Cunard cruise liner

RMS Queen Mary 2 Cunard cruise liner
RMS Queen Mary 2 cruise liner - items including hard hat dated 16-03-03, hardback book Queen Mary 2 by John Maxtone-Graham, Souvenir Envelope and Stamps Ocean Liners, Guest Information Booklet

Background imageWait Collection: Walter Forde, four Archibald Nettlefold films

Walter Forde, four Archibald Nettlefold films - director and star of Wait and See, What Next! and Would You Believe It!, and director of The Silent House Date: 1929

Background imageWait Collection: Horse drawn carriage full of ladies in big hats

Horse drawn carriage full of ladies in big hats
Two horses, one black and the other white, wait patiently while the smart driver looks behind to see if the other carriages are ready

Background imageWait Collection: Albanian crowds gathered to greet Enver Hoxha

Albanian crowds gathered to greet Enver Hoxha
A huge crowd of people gather in the Mallakast;district of Albania to welcome their communist leader Enver Hoxha on his visit to the area. Date: c. 1970s

Background imageWait Collection: African soldiers

African soldiers
A group of African soldiers stand together carrying weapons. Date: c. 1972

Background imageWait Collection: Hammersmith Ghost Paranormal Apparitions 1804

Hammersmith Ghost Paranormal Apparitions 1804
hammersmith, ghost, paranormal, apparitions, 1804, mysterious, figure, white, terrifies, populace, vigilantes, lie, wait, shoot, dead, thomas, milwood, millwood, bricklayer, dusty, clothing, led

Background imageWait Collection: Troops lie in wait for the purpose of a rocket ambush; and Congreve rockets used for defence of an

Troops lie in wait for the purpose of a rocket ambush; and Congreve rockets used for defence of an army post Date: 1827

Background imageWait Collection: Cremation Calcutta Death Regional India 1859

Cremation Calcutta Death Regional India 1859
cremation, calcutta, death, regional, india, 1859, dead, indians, cremated, birds, wait, pick, left, overs, history, historical, 10061812

Background imageWait Collection: Sheltered Cabmen 1870

Sheltered Cabmen 1870
Hansom cab drivers waiting in a hut in the pouring rain for a fare in Birmingham. Date: 1870

Background imageWait Collection: The Evacuation of Greeks from Gallipoli, Turkey - November 18, 1922. Date: 1922

The Evacuation of Greeks from Gallipoli, Turkey - November 18, 1922. Date: 1922

Background imageWait Collection: Comic postcard, Woman offers man a drink Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman offers man a drink Date: 20th century

Background imageWait Collection: Original Artwork - Design for a Party Invitation

Original Artwork - Design for a Party Invitation - a girl and boy arrive and ring the doorbell - Do Come! Date: circa 1937

Background imageWait Collection: Postcard design - When can I see you?

Postcard design - When can I see you?. A gardener keeping an eye (through a magnifying glass!) of a little plant slowly growing larger. Date: circa 1937

Background imageWait Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy and girl on the beach - wait till you get in the sea Date

Comic postcard, Little boy and girl on the beach - wait till you get in the sea Date: 20th century

Background imageWait Collection: Comic postcard, Two cats on a roof at night Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two cats on a roof at night Date: 20th century

Background imageWait Collection: Comic postcard, Father of twins shaving

Comic postcard, Father of twins shaving Date: 20th century

Background imageWait Collection: Comic postcard, Girl and boy walking home Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Girl and boy walking home Date: 20th century

Background imageWait Collection: Suburban railway station under snow

Suburban railway station under snow
Commuters waiting on a snowy suburban station platform. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageWait Collection: South London railway station under snow

South London railway station under snow
Commuters wait for their train on a snowy South London railway platform. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWait Collection: Rush hour in Regent Street, London

Rush hour in Regent Street, London
Passengers wait in the rain for buses during rush hour in Londons Regent Street. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWait Collection: Passengers on platform, Peterborough North station

Passengers on platform, Peterborough North station
Passengers on a platform at Peterborough North station. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageWait Collection: Chauffeur standing by his car

Chauffeur standing by his car
A chauffeur stands beside his car. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWait Collection: Bournemouth Station

Bournemouth Station with two sailors, a languishing station porter and goods trolley. Date: circa 1940s



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