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Background imageWeeks Collection: Dried eggs and bacon for breakfast 1945

Dried eggs and bacon for breakfast 1945
Eggs and bacon for breakfast. What is the favourite British breakfast? Why, eggs and bacon, of course! Well, now that the allowance of dried eggs is two packets every four weeks for every grown-up

Background imageWeeks Collection: Tsesarevich Nikolai of Russia

Tsesarevich Nikolai of Russia
Engraving from a photograph of Nikolai, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843-1865), eldest son and heir of Tsar Alexander II. The Tsesarevich was a gifted young man trained in a liberal tradition by

Background imageWeeks Collection: First picture from the Front

First picture from the Front
A front page image from the Illustrated War News showing an image of soldiers at the Front in the first few weeks of World War I. 1914

Background imageWeeks Collection: Firing a Torpedo

Firing a Torpedo
Charging a torpedo-tube aboard a U-boat, of the type which sank three British cruisers in the North Sea during the first weeks of World War One - a warning of things to come... Date: September 1914

Background imageWeeks Collection: Two young carrying-in boys in Alexandria (Va. ) Glass Factory

Two young carrying-in boys in Alexandria (Va. ) Glass Factory
Two young carrying-in boys in Alexandria (Va.) Glass Factory. Frank Clark (on left) 702 N. Patrick St. could neither read nor write, having been to school only a few weeks in his life

Background imageWeeks Collection: Booths Theatre, two weeks, commencing Monday, Feb. 6, every

Booths Theatre, two weeks, commencing Monday, Feb. 6, every ev ng and Saturday matinee with the ideal opera company. Date 1882?

Background imageWeeks Collection: Three weeks

Three weeks. Illustration shows Miss Democracy lying on a donkey-skin rug before a fireplace in her boudoir or bedroom, as William Jennings Bryan, carrying a bouquet

Background imageWeeks Collection: Fountain Hospital, Tooting, South London

Fountain Hospital, Tooting, South London
The Fountain Hospital under construction in 1893. The 400-bed hospital, designed by Thomas W Aldwinckle, was erected and fitted out in nine weeks to deal with a scarlet fever epidemic in London

Background imageWeeks Collection: Tomato Hothouse

Tomato Hothouse
Tomatoes growing in a greenhouse, four weeks after planting. Date: 1950s

Background imageWeeks Collection: Thomas Clark Durant

Thomas Clark Durant
THOMAS CLARK DURANT American railwayman, who personally pushed Union Pacific Railroad to completion but 2 weeks later was expelled from the board of directors. Date: 1820 - 1885

Background imageWeeks Collection: 50 Weeks and 14 Days

50 Weeks and 14 Days
Fifty weeks hard labour... Fourteen days swank ! Date: 1920s

Background imageWeeks Collection: St Bernard drinking from a tap

St Bernard drinking from a tap
A St. Bernard puppy, Totila, owned by McKenna, aged ten weeks. Totila drinks water straight from an outdoor tap while his little friend watches. Date: 1976

Background imageWeeks Collection: Children in damaged Maltese streets - Malta

Children in damaged Maltese streets - Malta
A group of children play in a street in Malta, under the hanging lines of washing, the damage and rubble attesting to weeks of attacks on the Island

Background imageWeeks Collection: Feed the Guns Campaign - War Bonds

Feed the Guns Campaign - War Bonds
A Feed the Guns campaign week to attract the populace in Britain to buy War Bonds to help " End the War". Separate campaigns of special weeks were " led off " by spectacular

Background imageWeeks Collection: Tommy Atkins quite at home in France

Tommy Atkins quite at home in France
British soldiers making friends with French children and receiving refreshments. In the early weeks of World War One, the British Expeditionary Force was greeted warmly by the French

Background imageWeeks Collection: Canadian Gunner with German Munitions, France; Second World

Canadian Gunner with German Munitions, France; Second World
Photograph showing a Canadian gunner inspecting some captured German 14-inch shells, Boulogne, 1944. The shells shown in the picture would have been used to fire at Dover

Background imageWeeks Collection: Elections in Paris

Elections in Paris
Elections are staged for the new Republic : but within weeks they ll all be fighting one another again

Background imageWeeks Collection: Fete De LA Concorde

Fete De LA Concorde
Garlanded girls carry banners at the Fete de la Concorde : all is sweetness and light - but the revolution is only weeks away

Background imageWeeks Collection: The Sinking of the Eira, Cape Flora, 1881

The Sinking of the Eira, Cape Flora, 1881
Engraving showing the yacht Eira, commanded by Benjamin Leigh Smith, crushed by the ice and sinking off Cape Flora, Franz Joseph Land, 21st August 1881

Background imageWeeks Collection: Tam O shanter

Tam O shanter
TAM O SHANTER & SOUTER JOHNNY " Tam lo ed him like a very brither; They had been fou for weeks togither; The night drave on wi sangs & clatter... "

Background imageWeeks Collection: U-Boat Sinks Three

U-Boat Sinks Three
German U-boats sink three British warships during the first weeks of World War One, an ominous start to the war : U-9 was credited with sinking all three, but had help

Background imageWeeks Collection: The Prussian Army advance at the Battle of Sadowa; Seven Wee

The Prussian Army advance at the Battle of Sadowa; Seven Wee
Illustration showing the army of the Crown Prince of Prussia advancing at the Battle of Sadowa during the Seven Weeks War (or Austro-Prussian War) of 1866

Background imageWeeks Collection: The Civil war in America. Confederate scouts

The Civil war in America. Confederate scouts
Confederate scouts with percusio caps for the garrison of Vicksburg, running the Federal pickets. The garrison at Vicksburg held out for 6 weeks before it fell to the Unionists on July 4th 1863

Background imageWeeks Collection: The great railway strike, Stratford

The great railway strike, Stratford
Deserted railway track at Stratford. The station was at a standstill during the great railway strike. The strike took place in the last two weeks of September 1919

Background imageWeeks Collection: Vitt. Em. at Firenze

Vitt. Em. at Firenze
Vittorio Emanuele II at Firenze (Florence) prior to his Six Weeks War which will finally do away with Austrian rule in Italy

Background imageWeeks Collection: Vitt. Em. at Florence

Vitt. Em. at Florence
Vittorio Emanuele II leaves Florence (currently the capital of Italy) to join his army in the Seven Weeks War which will force Austria to relinquish the Veneto

Background imageWeeks Collection: Retreat from Moscow

Retreat from Moscow
Napoleon finally orders his troops to evacuate MOSCOW, where fires have been blazing for weeks, destroying three- quarters of the city

Background imageWeeks Collection: Verne / 5 Weeks in Balloon

Verne / 5 Weeks in Balloon
Cinq semaines dans un ballon Towed by an elephant

Background imageWeeks Collection: Reno, Nevada

Reno, Nevada
Six weeks in Nevada - the cure !



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