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Background imageWarning Collection: The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa

The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa
Postcard image after a painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa La Ladrona (" The Thief" ) in the los Tiros art gallery in Granada, Spain

Background imageWarning Collection: Beware of Trains - In English and Welsh

Beware of Trains - In English and Welsh
A metal sign in English and Welsh stating - Beware of Trains - likely to have been positioned at a footpath crossing or at a station

Background imageWarning Collection: Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives

Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives
Second world war propaganda poster warning people that careless talk costs lives. Tell nobody -- not even her

Background imageWarning Collection: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jesus holds his sacred heart in one hand, raises a pointing finger with the other, warning you not to misbehave

Background imageWarning Collection: Poster, Public Warning, identifying aircraft, WW1

Poster, Public Warning, identifying aircraft, WW1
British information poster, Public Warning, identifying German and British aircraft, First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageWarning Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageWarning Collection: Beware of the dog mosaic

Beware of the dog mosaic
Pompeii, mosaic warning visitors Cave canem (beware of the dog) in Pompeii Date: before 79

Background imageWarning Collection: Carrier Pigeon poster

Carrier Pigeon poster
Poster warning people of the dangers of shooting carrier pigeons who may be carrying life or death messages. Carrier pigeons, we are told, are a vital part of RAF

Background imageWarning Collection: His Broadcast Masters Voice by George Studdy

His Broadcast Masters Voice by George Studdy
A spoof on the famous His Masters Voice logo featuring a dog listening to a gramophone; Bonzo, the comic canine creation of George Studdy

Background imageWarning Collection: Anti Fruit Throwing Sign

Anti Fruit Throwing Sign
Metropolitan Police notice warning against throwing or despositing orange peel, banana or other fruit skins in the street in London

Background imageWarning Collection: Daniel and Belshazzar

Daniel and Belshazzar
At a feast given by Belshazzar, king of Babylon, mysterious writing appears on the wall : only Daniel is able to interpret it as a warning that Belshazzar is doomed

Background imageWarning Collection: Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly

Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly
Aerial view of the Bishop Rock Lighthouse. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageWarning Collection: Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster

Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster
Poster warning of the dangers of gossiping and inadvertently giving away national secrets to the enemy during World War Two

Background imageWarning Collection: Ghost Delivers Warning

Ghost Delivers Warning
A spectral figure materialises in a candlelit room where two men are roused from their books. The older man points ahead while the ghost points upwards. A ghostly warning?

Background imageWarning Collection: The Embankment, London on wet night with Policeman and Trams

The Embankment, London on wet night with Policeman and Trams
A truly superb postcard photograph of The Embankment, London on wet night. The lights cast a strange eerie glow on the scene, magnified through the windows of a row of parked trams

Background imageWarning Collection: Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption

Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption
A Young man heads out to sea in a small rowing boat named the Saucy Sue - she instructs him: " Mind you don t goo too far, Darling!

Background imageWarning Collection: Public warning, German and British aircraft, WW1

Public warning, German and British aircraft, WW1
Public warning and information sheet, German and British aircraft during the First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageWarning Collection: Anti Fireworks Poster

Anti Fireworks Poster
Metropolitan Police sign warning against the use of fireworks in the street and selling them to children

Background imageWarning Collection: Anti-Demon Prayer

Anti-Demon Prayer
This prayer will defend you against evil spirits and demons : if they can t read it, they can take warning from the picture !

Background imageWarning Collection: Poster: Don t Help The Enemy

Poster: Don t Help The Enemy! Careless talk may give away vital secrets. 1940s

Background imageWarning Collection: Warning Horn

Warning Horn
A watchman at Kunszentmiklos, Hungary, blowing his horn during times of danger due to serious flooding over 200, 000 acres of low-lying acres of arable and meadow land. Date: 1930s

Background imageWarning Collection: Armada / Warning Beacons

Armada / Warning Beacons
THE SPANISH ARMADA Beacon-fires warn of the approach of the Spanish Armada

Background imageWarning Collection: Avro Shackleton MR. 2

Avro Shackleton MR. 2
Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton MR.2, of No.8 Squadron, used as a flight crew trainer for the Shackleton Airborne Early Warning aircraft. Date: circa 1979

Background imageWarning Collection: Tom Tower, Christ Church

Tom Tower, Christ Church
The Curfew Tower, the Tom Tower of Christ Church, houses Great Tom a bell that sounds the curfew every night as a warning that colleges will shortly be closing their gates Date: 1950s

Background imageWarning Collection: Two schoolboys in a wood

Two schoolboys in a wood
Illustration showing two schoolboys in a wood, finding a notice on a tree: Beware of the Wolves

Background imageWarning Collection: Sleeping Beauty - 5

Sleeping Beauty - 5
Beauty comes upon the old woman spinning in an upstairs chamber of the palace. The cat and the crow should be a warning to her that the old woman is a witch

Background imageWarning Collection: Morris Announcement

Morris Announcement
An announcement concerning the authenticity of Morris & Co (William Morriss designs) and warning clients against misleading firms

Background imageWarning Collection: Danger - Schoolchildren

Danger - Schoolchildren
This warning notice, reading Danger, schoolchildren round the bend, could have been worded a little differently!

Background imageWarning Collection: Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' & Douglas C-47H 12423

Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' & Douglas C-47H 12423
United States Navy - Lockheed NC-121K 145925 'Paisano Dos' (msn 1049A-5506, ex PO-2W Warning Star), of VXN-8 for Project Magnet with the US Naval Oceanographic Office

Background imageWarning Collection: Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star N548GF / 53-548

Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star N548GF / 53-548 (msn 1049A-4364). Date: circa 1998

Background imageWarning Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman exercising on the beach, with warning from inspector Date

Comic postcard, Large woman exercising on the beach, with warning from inspector Date: 20th century

Background imageWarning Collection: Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW. 2 WR960 Dougal

Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW. 2 WR960 Dougal
Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WR960 Dougal, delivered to No.8 Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth on 8 June 1972 and retired in 1981

Background imageWarning Collection: Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer

Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - Take Cover - an eager volunteer
Comic Postcard - WW1 Home Front - Air Raid Alert - " Take Cover" - an eager volunteer warden shouts down an alert of any occupants of a Ladies Public Convenience! Date: circa 1917

Background imageWarning Collection: Road Safety Week poster

Road Safety Week poster
No accident, please - a bold and jolly poster promoting National Road Safety Week. Date: c.1960

Background imageWarning Collection: Lockheed NC-121K Warning Star 141292

Lockheed NC-121K Warning Star 141292
United States Navy - Lockheed NC-121K Warning Star 141292 (MSN 1049A-4416, base code GD, call-sign 12'), of VAQ-33. Date: circa 1980

Background imageWarning Collection: WW2 Victory, Liberation of Czechoslovakia

WW2 Victory, Liberation of Czechoslovakia, postal cover envelope Date: 1945

Background imageWarning Collection: Children who played with fire

Children who played with fire

Background imageWarning Collection: Dundee Storm Warning early 1900s

Dundee Storm Warning early 1900s

Background imageWarning Collection: London Zoo - A large male Lion

London Zoo - A large male Lion anticipating someone ignoring the warning sign

Background imageWarning Collection: Work Simplified

Work Simplified
This series of illustrations comically shows a sketch in which some workers are struggling to get a large, heavy pipe into a trench by the end of the day

Background imageWarning Collection: Vietnam War - Patriotic Poster - Colonialists Beware!

Vietnam War - Patriotic Poster - Colonialists Beware!
Vietnam War - Vietnamese Patriotic Poster. Colonialists and International Traitors! - You should think carefully before you take on Vietnam Date: 2nd half of the 20th century

Background imageWarning Collection: Sign at Gleneagles

Sign at Gleneagles
A sign at Gleneagles golf course, explaining the procedure of sounding a siren in the event of a dangerous thunderstorm. Date: 1933

Background imageWarning Collection: Chili Bouchier in film scene, Warned Off

Chili Bouchier in film scene, Warned Off
Chili Bouchier in scene from British and Dominion film Warned Off Date: 1929

Background imageWarning Collection: Poster, The Spy, Spanish Civil War

Poster, The Spy, Spanish Civil War, design by Ramon Puyol Roman. 1936

Background imageWarning Collection: Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column

Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column
A suggestion that a Gang of Spies could attempt to disguise themselves as innocent country folk and succeed in stopping the ringing of the church bells used in warning of attempted invasion

Background imageWarning Collection: COLLISION IN A TUNNEL

COLLISION IN A TUNNEL
Three die when the Bale express collides with a local train in the Pommeraie tunnel, failing to see lights warning that a single-track system is in operation Date: 9 May 1898

Background imageWarning Collection: Lyttelton Warning Paranormal Apparitions Lord

Lyttelton Warning Paranormal Apparitions Lord
lyttelton, warning, paranormal, apparitions, lord, 27, november, 1779, lytt3iton, visited, ghost, mrs, amphlett, daughters, seduced, hour, death, telling, will, die, fit, pitt, place, epsom, history

Background imageWarning Collection: Gulfstream Gulfstream G550 Nachshon Eitam 637

Gulfstream Gulfstream G550 Nachshon Eitam 637
Israeli Defence Force-Air Force - Gulfstream Gulfstream G550 Nachshon Eitam 637. airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft, of 122 Squadron. Date: circa 2010



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