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Youth Collection

Background imageYouth Collection: Training Ship Arethusa II

Training Ship Arethusa II
Training Ship Arethusa - sometimes referred to as Arethusa II since it replaced the original long-serving Arethusa in 1933. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageYouth Collection: VESPA SCOOTER 1960S

VESPA SCOOTER 1960S
Couple on a VESPA - the machine whose glamorous image is one of the popular icons of the decade, a symbol of freedom and youth

Background imageYouth Collection: Wigan Pier

Wigan Pier
Boys in swimming shorts jump off Wigan Pier into the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1990

Background imageYouth Collection: Tony Blackburn with some groovy things, Carnaby Street

Tony Blackburn with some groovy things, Carnaby Street
A group of groovy people posed outside a boutique in Carnaby Street, London, including radio DJ Tony Blackburn. Date: 1967

Background imageYouth Collection: Prince Philip at Lynden Manor with his cousins

Prince Philip at Lynden Manor with his cousins
H.R.H. Prince Philip of Greece (now Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) pictured with his cousins Lady Tatiana Mountbatten and David, Earl of Medina at the home of his uncle and aunt

Background imageYouth Collection: Queen Elizabeth II with horse at Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth II with horse at Sandringham
Queen Elizabeth II, when Princess Elizabeth, pictured with one of the horses during harvest time at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1943. Date: 1943

Background imageYouth Collection: King George VI - Thanking British Children

King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two

Background imageYouth 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 imageYouth Collection: Just Wright by David Wright

Just Wright by David Wright
A young woman in a red dress with a plunging neckline and a large, wide brimmed hat to protect her English rose complexion from the sun, contemplates the viewer with a slightly arrogant air

Background imageYouth Collection: Great Barr Colony, Staffordshire

Great Barr Colony, Staffordshire
Great Barr colony for mental defectives, opened circa 1918 by the Walsall and West Bromwich Joint Committee to house people with severe learning difficulties

Background imageYouth Collection: Royal family at home, special sitting for ILN, May 1942

Royal family at home, special sitting for ILN, May 1942
The Royal Family at home. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth are seen chatting, Princess Elizabeth, just sixteen is knitting (for the troops)

Background imageYouth Collection: Princess Elizabeth and corgis

Princess Elizabeth and corgis
Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) pictured at her childhood home of 145 Piccadilly playing with the familys corgis. Date: 1936

Background imageYouth Collection: Princess Elizabeth at the Bath Club

Princess Elizabeth at the Bath Club
Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) pictured in a swimming costume at the Bath Club. Date: c.1938

Background imageYouth Collection: Tricks on Skateboard

Tricks on Skateboard
A young man performs a handstand trick on his skateboard Date: 1970s

Background imageYouth Collection: Ganymede (Titian)

Ganymede (Titian)
The beautiful youth Ganymede, son of King Tros of Troy, catches Zeus eye and he sends an eagle to abduct him, immortalising him as the cupbearer of the Gods

Background imageYouth Collection: Barnardos Girls Village Home, Barkingside, Essex

Barnardos Girls Village Home, Barkingside, Essex
A general view of the childrens cottages at Barnardos Girls Village Home, Barkingside, Essex. Girls sit on benches while a nurse pushes a pram. Date: early 1900s

Background imageYouth Collection: Tanners Hatch Hostel

Tanners Hatch Hostel
Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel, remotely situated, on the edge of Ranmore Common, Surrey, England. A very popular hostel, especially during the Winter months. Date: 1950s

Background imageYouth Collection: Cranny Falls Hostel

Cranny Falls Hostel
Cranny Falls Youth Hostel, near Carnlough, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Date: 1930s

Background imageYouth Collection: Eviction in County Kerry, Ireland

Eviction in County Kerry, Ireland
A poor family are evicted from their home in County Kerry, Ireland

Background imageYouth Collection: Mustard Poster

Mustard Poster
Poster for La Moutarde Pikarome, which promises to bring you old folk the appetite of your youth

Background imageYouth Collection: Faust and Mephistopheles

Faust and Mephistopheles
The ageing Faust uses his knowledge of magic to summon up Mephistopheles, who agrees to restore his lost youth in exchange for his soul : its a bargain

Background imageYouth Collection: Florida Tourist Postcard - Waiting Alligators

Florida Tourist Postcard - Waiting Alligators
Florida Tourist Postcard - Alligators awaiting the descent of a boy from a coconut palm tree, up which he has escaped. Their mocking message to the unfortunate youth: " Honey, come down

Background imageYouth Collection: Front page, Youth Against the Bomb, CND newspaper

Front page, Youth Against the Bomb, CND newspaper, with an article about support from Paul McCartney of The Beatles pop group, Easter 1964. 1964

Background imageYouth Collection: Shaftesbury Homes - Farm School for Boys, Bisley, Surrey

Shaftesbury Homes - Farm School for Boys, Bisley, Surrey
The Bisley Farm School for Boys, established by what became the Shaftesbury Homes charity. It later became known as the School House department of Shaftesbury School. Date: 1930s

Background imageYouth Collection: Shaftesbury Homes Fortescue House, Twickenham

Shaftesbury Homes Fortescue House, Twickenham
Shaftesbury Homes School for Boys at Fortescue House, Hampton Road Twickenham, opened in 1937. It had previously been located in premises at London Road, Twickenham. Date: circa 1937

Background imageYouth Collection: St Vincents Catholic Boys Home, Paddington

St Vincents Catholic Boys Home, Paddington
A group of boys at St Vincents Home for Roman Catholic Boys, Harrow Road, Paddington, West London. Date: early 1900s

Background imageYouth Collection: St Josephs Catholic Boys Home, Enfield, Middlesex

St Josephs Catholic Boys Home, Enfield, Middlesex
Boys and nuns at St Josephs Catholic Boys Home, Enfield, Middlesex. Date: circa 1900

Background imageYouth Collection: Aberdare Memorial Home, West Wickham, Kent

Aberdare Memorial Home, West Wickham, Kent
The Aberdare Memorial Home, at Wood Lodge, West Wickham, Kent, was opened in the 1930s by the Childrens Aid Society. Date: 1930s

Background imageYouth Collection: Romania - Iasi - Vasile Lupu Normal School

Romania - Iasi - Vasile Lupu Normal School
Vasile Lupu Normal School - Iasi, Romania Date: circa 1900

Background imageYouth Collection: Girls room, Aylesbury Borstal, Buckinghamshire

Girls room, Aylesbury Borstal, Buckinghamshire
A typical inmates room at the Aylesbury girls borstal, Buckinghamshire, established in 1909 as a youth prison for those aged 16 to 21

Background imageYouth Collection: Jesus Helps Joseph

Jesus Helps Joseph
Jesus, as a youth, helps his father Joseph in the carpentry trade

Background imageYouth Collection: Shaftesbury Homes - Esher Place School

Shaftesbury Homes - Esher Place School
The Esher Place School for Girls at Esher, Surrey, run by the Shaftesbury Homes from 1930 to 1952. Date: circa 1930

Background imageYouth Collection: Shaftesbury School, Bisley - Bungalow Hospital

Shaftesbury School, Bisley - Bungalow Hospital
Bungalow Hospital at Shaftesbury Homes School for Boys, Bisley, Surrey. Date: 1930s

Background imageYouth Collection: Boys in field, Essex Boys Industrial School. Chelmsford

Boys in field, Essex Boys Industrial School. Chelmsford
A garden squad doing agricultural work at Essex Boys Industrial School, Chelmsford. A cart bears the name of the institution. (See also the image of card reverse in this collection.) Date: circa 1906

Background imageYouth Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Snob

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Snob. Sybil holds a dinner party for dogs, but when a smaller dog approaches a large dish of food, Fluffikins attacks him for his presumption

Background imageYouth Collection: RANC, Jean. Charles III as a Child

RANC, Jean. Charles III as a Child
RANC, Jean (1674-1735). Portrait of Charles III of Spain as a Child. ca. 1723. Rococo. Oil on canvas. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Prado Museum

Background imageYouth Collection: Wandervogel

Wandervogel
WANDERVOGEL Members of a German youth club gather before setting out on a hike - hiking became very popular in the 1920s

Background imageYouth Collection: Oedipus and Antigone. Engraving

Oedipus and Antigone. Engraving
Oedipus. Hero of Greek mythology. The Delphic oracle predicted that he would kill his father and marry his mother. When they discover the truth

Background imageYouth Collection: Youth club poster, Beatles night

Youth club poster, Beatles night
Youth club poster advertising a Beatles night -- bring your Beatle records, photos, wigs, dolls, brooches, scrap books, etc. Date: 1960s

Background imageYouth Collection: A group of people hop picking in Kent

A group of people hop picking in Kent. Date: circa 1910

Background imageYouth Collection: Young princess playing veena (string instrument)

Young princess playing veena (string instrument), 1770. Hyderabad school. Hindu art. Miniature Painting

Background imageYouth Collection: Boy Drummer of The South Wales Borderers

Boy Drummer of The South Wales Borderers (circa 1909) in Full Dress. Pictured with drum plus bugle (all drummers were buglers). Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageYouth Collection: Boys Club, fancy dress, February 1931

Boys Club, fancy dress, February 1931
Seven boys from a Boys Club in wonderful fancy dress costume. Characters include, a News of the World paperboy, an Arab, a housewife

Background imageYouth Collection: Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936

Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936
Two boys from a Boys Club wash using soap and a small bowl of water outside

Background imageYouth Collection: Helston Youth Club

Helston Youth Club
A group of boys wearing flared jeans, denim jackets and checked shirts play air guitar to a rock song at Helston youth club

Background imageYouth Collection: Youth Learns Fear / Grimm

Youth Learns Fear / Grimm
A boy fearlessly encounters two giant black cats on his journey to discover the meaning of fear Date: circa 1905

Background imageYouth Collection: Constant. Earl Mulgrave

Constant. Earl Mulgrave
CONSTANTINE HENRY PHIPPS, earl of MULGRAVE statesman, and - in his youth when marquess of Normanby - author of Matilda

Background imageYouth Collection: Jesus as a boy, carrying a plank of wood

Jesus as a boy, carrying a plank of wood
Jesus as a boy, carrying a wooden plank through the streets of Nazareth



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