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Background imageWide Collection: Carbolic Smoke Ball / 1893

Carbolic Smoke Ball / 1893
Advertisement for The Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. which claimed to offer a cure for a wide variety of ailments. This led to a court case on grounds of deception & a landmark ruling

Background imageWide Collection: Rock and roll dancing couple

Rock and roll dancing couple

Background imageWide Collection: Solitary Boy / Glasgow

Solitary Boy / Glasgow
A solitary boy walks across a plank over a very wide puddle in his wellington boots in a derelict area of East Glasgow, Scotland

Background imageWide Collection: Rhodesia Railways

Rhodesia Railways
ZIMBABWE : a massive steam locomotive hauls a long train across Rhodesias wide open spaces

Background imageWide Collection: David Wright woman in a red swimsuit

David Wright woman in a red swimsuit
Elegant woman with red hair, wearing a one-piece red swimsuit, red shoes, and a wide brimmed floppy hat. She is sitting on a table with a red and white tablecloth

Background imageWide Collection: Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain

Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain
Illustration by Louis Wain showing a cat occupying a cast-off saucepan or cooking pot during snowy weather. A selection of birds, including a magpie and a blue tit bemusedly face the cat

Background imageWide Collection: Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)

Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)

Background imageWide Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women

Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women
Womens Social & Political Union sash, in the colours of purple, white and green. White background with border edging of purple and green, dark green lettering

Background imageWide Collection: Little girl playing in a garden by Muriel Dawson

Little girl playing in a garden by Muriel Dawson
A little girl in a red smock standing in a garden, by Muriel Dawson. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageWide Collection: Moroccan Woman of the Mountains

Moroccan Woman of the Mountains
A Moroccan Woman of the Mountains with her young son asleep in a sling made out of the same material as her sarong-style skirt

Background imageWide Collection: Achill Island, Ireland - Keel Strand

Achill Island, Ireland - Keel Strand
County Mayo, Republic of Ireland - Achill Island - Keel Strand Date: 1920s

Background imageWide Collection: USA / Pacific Grove

USA / Pacific Grove
The wide Light House Avenue, in the days when horse drawn carriages and carts were still in use, Pacific Grove, California, USA

Background imageWide Collection: Conan Doyle / Photo C 1908

Conan Doyle / Photo C 1908
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE British physician and writer, circa 1908

Background imageWide Collection: Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)

Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)

Background imageWide Collection: Italian dentist - Naples

Italian dentist - Naples
Postcard entitled Neopolitan Customs ! An elderly lady about to have one of her teeth removed courtesy of the dentist and his rather serious-looking pair of pliers!! Date: circa 1910

Background imageWide Collection: David Wright woman in a white bikini

David Wright woman in a white bikini
Elegant woman with blonde hair, wearing a white bikini and shoes to match. She is sitting on the grass, with a wide-brimmed floppy hat at her side

Background imageWide Collection: Red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat

Red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat
Portrait of a pretty red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat. 1918

Background imageWide Collection: Young people at a Rock and Roll dance, Cornwall

Young people at a Rock and Roll dance, Cornwall. Date: 1985

Background imageWide Collection: Zeppelin-Staaken R VI German long-range bomber

Zeppelin-Staaken R VI German long-range bomber
Zeppelin-Staaken R VI German long-range giant bomber, first flown in mid-1917. A total of 18 were built. They were delivered to the Western Front, and sometimes used in raids on the British mainland

Background imageWide Collection: Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Date: circa 1915

Background imageWide Collection: Triscuit 1900

Triscuit 1900
Going one better - the Triscuit !

Background imageWide Collection: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer at the summit of Mount Corcovado. Created by French sculptor Paul Landowski

Background imageWide Collection: Anti-Suffrage Votes for Women Never

Anti-Suffrage Votes for Women Never!. Let the suffragists know that you simply will not have petticoat government for this old country and world-wide Empire Date: circa 1910

Background imageWide Collection: Menelik Ii / Ethiopia / Rire

Menelik Ii / Ethiopia / Rire
MENELIK II Emperor of Ethiopia (1889-1913) - a satirical view

Background imageWide Collection: Kungsgatan, Landskrona, Sweden

Kungsgatan, Landskrona, Sweden
Kungsgatan (Kings Street), Landskrona, Sweden. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWide Collection: Titchfield Hotel, Port Antonio, Jamaica, West Indies

Titchfield Hotel, Port Antonio, Jamaica, West Indies, later owned by the Hollywood star Errol Flynn. Date: circa 1910

Background imageWide Collection: Advert for Jaeger womens trouser suit 1938

Advert for Jaeger womens trouser suit 1938
Stylish & comfortable wide- legged trouser-suit worn with a red scarf & sandals. 1938

Background imageWide Collection: Le Devoir de Tuer by Rene Berton

Le Devoir de Tuer by Rene Berton (born in 1872 and died in 1934). Rene Berton was a French physician, known for his plays. Le Devoir de Tuer translated is The Duty to KIll

Background imageWide Collection: The Water Nymph by Muriel Dawson

The Water Nymph by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl paddling in the sea. Date: 1933

Background imageWide Collection: Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India

Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India
The Malik-I-Maidan at the Bijapur Fort, Karnataka, India. The Malik-i-Maidan (Master of the Battlefield), also called Burj-E-Sherz

Background imageWide Collection: REMBRANDT / LIZ 1906 Self portrait

REMBRANDT / LIZ 1906 Self portrait
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Dutch painter and etcher in middle age, in a self-portrait, 1652-4 Date: 1606 - 1669

Background imageWide Collection: Jealousy by H. M. Bateman

Jealousy by H. M. Bateman
A dental patient sits prone in a the dentists chair with his mouth wide open while his dentist is momentarily distracted by the sight of workmen with much bigger drills across the road

Background imageWide Collection: Titanic panoramic image

Titanic panoramic image
A panoramic image of RMS Titanic, with a tug, a sailing boat and a rowing boat alongside to show the difference in size. The luxury cruise liner sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg

Background imageWide Collection: Golfing cartoon

Golfing cartoon
A sequential cartoon showing a patient caddy accompanyinig a tenacious golfer as he tackles a wide variety of clubs and greens

Background imageWide Collection: England / Kimbolton

England / Kimbolton
The pleasant village of Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, England, with its wide main street and charming old white- fronted shops

Background imageWide Collection: Signing the Register

Signing the Register
A young bride and groom sign the register. The groom is wearing a suit with very wide lapels and the bride wears a satin wedding dress with fur around the cuffs

Background imageWide Collection: Hat Styles for 1920

Hat Styles for 1920
A rather shady set : a page from Barribals sketchbook shows a selection of hats including a beret style & cloche hats with wide brims or round or square crowns

Background imageWide Collection: Jerusalem Wheat Market

Jerusalem Wheat Market
Traders have come from far and wide on their camels to attend the wheat market, held by the city walls

Background imageWide Collection: Garden Party Frock 1913

Garden Party Frock 1913
Garden party dress by Redfern: tubular style tunic dress with batea (boat) neck, hobble skirt & ornamented with lace & tassels. Hat: flat crown, wide brim, large black bow

Background imageWide Collection: Imperial Airways City of Manchester aircraft, Croydon

Imperial Airways City of Manchester aircraft, Croydon
Imperial Airways City of Manchester aircraft at Croydon Airport, prior to departure for Paris Date: 1930

Background imageWide Collection: The Mawddach Estuary, Wales

The Mawddach Estuary, Wales, where the River Mawddach (Afon Mawddach) meets the sea to form a wide sandy estuary. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageWide Collection: Entrance to Bishops Palace, St Davids, South Wales

Entrance to Bishops Palace, St Davids, South Wales
The wide gothic-style entrance to the medieval Bishops Palace, with a man standing at the open gate, in St David s, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageWide Collection: Social / Night on Town

Social / Night on Town
She wears an evening coat by Worth: oriental cherry blossom fabric, wide full sleeves, fur cuffs & collar. He wears a black tailcoat & white tie

Background imageWide Collection: Woman Feeds Chickens

Woman Feeds Chickens
An older woman in a long dress and wide-brimmed hat throws handfuls of chicken feed on to the ground for the chickens to peck at and scratch in the straw

Background imageWide Collection: Interior, Birmingham Railway Station

Interior, Birmingham Railway Station
Passengers await their train beneath Birmingham Stations soaring canopy, upheld by a lattice of girders providing a wide span over the tracks

Background imageWide Collection: The Language of Eyes

The Language of Eyes - each expression of the eyes conveying a different feeling, emotion or reaction. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWide Collection: WW1 - The British Lion wide awake and ready for action

WW1 - The British Lion wide awake and ready for action
WW1 era postcard sent in December 1914 - By this stage, the British Lion (sat on a large Union flag was " wide awake" and ready for action. Date: 1914

Background imageWide Collection: Adelaide, South Australia by Night - viewed from Mount Lofty

Adelaide, South Australia by Night - viewed from Mount Lofty. Date: circa 1930s



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