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Background imageWaving Collection: The Cat that Walked by Himself

The Cat that Walked by Himself
THE CAT THAT WALKED BY HIMSELF Walking by his wild lone through the Wet Wild Woods & waving his wild tail

Background imageWaving Collection: Tour De France 1930

Tour De France 1930
A group of Italian riders

Background imageWaving Collection: Manchesters last tram

Manchesters last tram on its farewell journey, heading for the Depot. A group of people wave from the pavement. Date: 1949

Background imageWaving Collection: Long Live Estonia

Long Live Estonia! A patriotic postcard, featuring a female personification of the State of Estonia, waving the Estonian Flag before a night sky. Date: circa 1920

Background imageWaving Collection: RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2

RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2
RAF Poster, Back Them Up!, showing the capture of the German submarine U570 by a Lockheed Hudson plane of the British Coastal Command during the Second World War. 1941

Background imageWaving Collection: Silhouette, Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast

Silhouette, Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast
Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast -- silhouette showing a shipwrecked man standing on a raft, waving to a ship on the horizon

Background imageWaving Collection: VE Day - royal family and Churchill on balcony

VE Day - royal family and Churchill on balcony
King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) together with their daughters, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in ATS uniform and Princess Margaret Rose, and Prime Minister

Background imageWaving Collection: Permanent Hair-Waving machine, 1928

Permanent Hair-Waving machine, 1928
Curls are attached by the flex to the chandelier-like electrical machine. This device was exhibited at the Hairdressers Annual Exhibion at the White City, 1928

Background imageWaving Collection: Spangles Coronation advertisement

Spangles Coronation advertisement
Lovely advertisement for Spangles fruit sweets - the sweet way to go gay - showing a crowd excitedly watching the Coronation and waving flags. Date: 1953

Background imageWaving Collection: Royal Wedding 1947

Royal Wedding 1947
A page from The Tatler entitled, Happiness was the Keynote with two photographs of the wedding day of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (Prince Philip)

Background imageWaving Collection: British Mark IV tank with Canadian soldiers, WW1

British Mark IV tank with Canadian soldiers, WW1
A British Mark IV tank on a training exercise, with a large number of Canadian soldiers sitting on top of it, on the Western Front during the First World War. Date: February 1918

Background imageWaving Collection: Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909

Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909
A Liberal Party campaign card for the 1909 General Election. A grim image of an elderly couple heading for the workhouse is contrasted with the partys vision of sunlit fields of waving corn

Background imageWaving Collection: RMS Queen Mary leaving Clyde shipyards, near Glasgow

RMS Queen Mary leaving Clyde shipyards, near Glasgow
RMS Queen Mary (Cunard-White Star liner) leaving the John Brown shipyards on the River Clyde, near Glasgow, on her completion. Date: 1934

Background imageWaving Collection: VE Day. Outside Buckingham Palace

VE Day. Outside Buckingham Palace
Crowds seen cheering and waving outside the gates of Buckingham Palace on May 8th 1945 (VE Day). George V and Queen Mary with Princeses Elizabeth

Background imageWaving Collection: Promotional jigsaw, Beechams Pills and Powders

Promotional jigsaw, Beechams Pills and Powders. circa 1930s

Background imageWaving Collection: VE Day Celebrations

VE Day Celebrations
Winston Churchill and members of the Royal family waving to the crowds at Buckingham Palace on Victory in Europe Day

Background imageWaving Collection: Suffragettes Released from Prison

Suffragettes Released from Prison. A group of suffragette prisoners leave Holloway Prison on 31st July 1908, smiling and waving

Background imageWaving Collection: World War II evacuees

World War II evacuees
Evacuee train leaving the station with people waving goodbye during World War II

Background imageWaving Collection: Gandhi before his arrest

Gandhi before his arrest
The photograph shows Gandhi waving to his followers a few hours before he was taken prisoner

Background imageWaving Collection: First Gas Balloon 1787

First Gas Balloon 1787
The first manned flight in a gas balloon, over Paris

Background imageWaving Collection: Advert / Dunlop Tyres 1934

Advert / Dunlop Tyres 1934
An elegant woman in a yellow dress waves to her friends who are boating on the river

Background imageWaving Collection: Summer Holidays in Holland and Belgium

Summer Holidays in Holland and Belgium
Cover illustration for Summer Holidays in Holland and Belgium, Cooks World Travel Service. A young woman in a short green dress stands on the beach waving a handkerchief

Background imageWaving Collection: Gypsy Caravan

Gypsy Caravan

Background imageWaving Collection: Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy

Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy
An official two-day state visit to the UK by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1927-) and Queen Sirikit (1932-) of Thailand - the Queen at the final function of the trip at the Thai Embassy

Background imageWaving Collection: Canadian Pacific Cabin steamers to Canada

Canadian Pacific Cabin steamers to Canada -- the Montrose leaving Liverpool. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageWaving Collection: Grand Aerostatic Balloon, Little Chelsea

Grand Aerostatic Balloon, Little Chelsea
Grand Aerostatic Balloon ascending with Mr Blanchard from the Royal Military Academy, Little Chelsea, London. 16 October 1784

Background imageWaving Collection: Royal Wedding 1986 - just married

Royal Wedding 1986 - just married
Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife, Lady Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York wave to the crowds lining the streets of London as they travel back to Buckingham Palace following their marriage at

Background imageWaving Collection: The royal family with baby Princess Elizabeth

The royal family with baby Princess Elizabeth
The King and Queen and Duke and Duchess of York, with little Princess Elizabeth, wave to crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace. Queen Mary holds an umbrella over the infant. Date: 1927

Background imageWaving Collection: Thatched cottage, Bunratty, County Clare, Ireland

Thatched cottage, Bunratty, County Clare, Ireland
Thatched cottage, Bunratty, County Clare, Republic of Ireland. circa 1960s

Background imageWaving Collection: Taking a ride over the Isle of Wight in an aeroplane

Taking a ride over the Isle of Wight in an aeroplane
Taking a ride over the Isle of Wight in a two-seater aeroplane. The lady passenger is bereft of flying hat/helmet and goggles and obviously therefore enjoys the feeling of the wind in her hair

Background imageWaving Collection: Farm Workers and Tractor

Farm Workers and Tractor
A group of farm workers gathered round a tractor, some are waving at the camera, one gives a thumbs up. Date: late 1960s

Background imageWaving Collection: American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1

American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1
American 5th Marines travelling on a troop train soon after arriving in France during the First World War. Several of them are waving to the camera. Date: June 1917

Background imageWaving Collection: Bovril Poster Suggestion

Bovril Poster Suggestion
A poster sketch suggested for an advertisement for Bovril, it shows a mermaid waving to some distant sailors, perched on a giant floating Bovril jar. Buoys you up. Date: circa 1922

Background imageWaving Collection: Poster, Norway by Airway

Poster, Norway by Airway. 20th century

Background imageWaving Collection: Gwendoline Dyer hair salon

Gwendoline Dyer hair salon, offering permanent waving. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageWaving Collection: HMS Dunedin, British light cruiser

HMS Dunedin, British light cruiser
HMS Dunedin, British Danae class light cruiser. Date: 1937

Background imageWaving Collection: Weaving Galway Bridge?

Weaving Galway Bridge?
Weaving (Galway Bridge?). Conor, William 1881-1968

Background imageWaving Collection: Garnerin balloon with parachute

Garnerin balloon with parachute
Garnerins balloon with a parachute below, and a French flag waved from the cage. He ascended from North Audley Street, landing 10 minutes later in the parachute near St Pancras Church -- claimed to

Background imageWaving Collection: King Edward VII opening University College School, Hampstead

King Edward VII opening University College School, Hampstead on July 26th, 1907 Date: 1907

Background imageWaving Collection: Germany Berlin

Germany Berlin
An Imperial procession passes through the Brandenburger Thor with banners waving, trumpets blaring and all the panoply of Prussian militarism

Background imageWaving Collection: Party of people picnicking at Henley Regatta

Party of people picnicking at Henley Regatta
A party of people picnicking at the Henley Royal Regatta, an annual rowing event held on the River Thames near the town of Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire. Date: July 1888

Background imageWaving Collection: Happy Families - Mrs Jack Tar

Happy Families - Mrs Jack Tar. circa 1940s

Background imageWaving Collection: Girls waving at an early Aviator flying overhead

Girls waving at an early Aviator flying overhead
The Aviator is the only man girls look up to A very beautifully drawn and interesting postcard, with strong leaning toward the Womens Suffrage movement during this period in the United Kingdom

Background imageWaving Collection: Children in the falling snow

Children in the falling snow
Five children in the falling snow, on a country lane. 20th century

Background imageWaving Collection: Poster advertising Cunard from Europe to the USA and Canada

Poster advertising Cunard from Europe to the USA and Canada
Poster advertising Cunard departures from Cherbourg and Le Havre to the USA and Canada

Background imageWaving Collection: The First Motor-Car in England, c. 1894

The First Motor-Car in England, c. 1894
Illustration showing Harry Hewetson driving his 3hp Benz motorcar, reputedly the first driven in England, with a boy waving a (tiny) red flag in front of him, c.1894

Background imageWaving Collection: Princess Margaret on her wedding day

Princess Margaret on her wedding day
Princess Margaret (1930-2002) on the day of her wedding to Anthony Armstrong-Jones (later Lord Snowdon) - 6th May 1960 - leaving for Westminster Abbey with her Father Prince Philip

Background imageWaving Collection: Electric Permanent Waving Machine 1928

Electric Permanent Waving Machine 1928
A permanent electric waving machine, medusa, Serpents, exhibited at the Hairdressers Annual Exhibition. Date: 1928



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