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Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - The Garland Club

Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - The Garland Club ad beach. Date: circa 1909

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Laura Knight at the circus

Laura Knight at the circus
Dame Laura Knight, DBE (1877 - 1970) - English painter pictured sketching Bronette and Gonzalis, the lady aerialists at Olympia circus

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Fabulous Feather Headdress - 1920s Fashion

Fabulous Feather Headdress - 1920s Fashion. Date: 1920s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Kathleen Scott sculpting statue of Edwin Montagu

Kathleen Scott sculpting statue of Edwin Montagu
Kathleen, Lady Scott, Baroness Kennett pictured in her London studio at work on her ten-foot statue of Edwin Montagu (former Secretary for India) destined for Calcutta

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Luddites smash weaving machinery

Luddites smash weaving machinery in a Nottingham textile factory. The Luddites were a movement of radical group of English textile workers

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Lane End

Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Lane End Date: circa 1909

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Fabulous Feather Headdress - 1920s Fashion

Fabulous Feather Headdress - 1920s Fashion. Date: 1920s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Wrestling club for women in Vauxhall

Wrestling club for women in Vauxhall
Members of a wrestling club for women, opened in Vauxhall, London in 1928. Miss Dot Butler, the schools champion wrestler

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Alice de Janze in court after shooting Raymond de Trafford

Alice de Janze in court after shooting Raymond de Trafford
Alice de Janze, Comtesse de Janze and later, Alice de Trafford (1899-1941) pictured in court in Paris where she stood trial for shooting her lover Raymond de Trafford in the Gare du Nord

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Vending machine 1960s or 1970s

Vending machine 1960s or 1970s
A hot drinks machine provides tea, coffee and soup Date: 1970s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: 1970S CASH REGISTER

1970S CASH REGISTER
A National Class 51 cash register, in use before Decimalisation in February 1971. Date: early 1970s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Saucy Postcard - Option for a fourth child

Saucy Postcard - Option for a fourth child
" Hello, can I be the fourth?" !! A squaddie chances his arm with a leggy beauty... Date: 1930s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Malcolm Campbells Blue Bird, land speed record 1928

Malcolm Campbells Blue Bird, land speed record 1928
Artists impression of the Napier-Campbell Blue Bird fitted with a Spring engine from the Air Ministry, with bodywork designed by Mulliner

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: ANCIENT GREEK COINS

ANCIENT GREEK COINS
Ancient Greek coins

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Carolina Otero - Spanish Actress and Dancer

Carolina Otero - Spanish Actress and Dancer
Carolina La Belle Otero (1868-1965) - Spanish Actress, Dancer and courtesan. Date: 1908

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Royal Spithead Hotel

Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire - Royal Spithead Hotel Date: circa 1909

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Engagement of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten

Engagement of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten
Their official engagement photograph of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) (1926-2022) and Philip Mountbatten (later The Duke of Edinburgh) (1921-) on 9th July 1947

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: A Cavalcade of Charabancs of the Royal Red Coach Company

A Cavalcade of Charabancs of the Royal Red Coach Company (of Llandudno, North Wales) at the Sychnant Pass in Conwy County Borough, Wales. The pass links Conwy to Penmaenmawr via Dwygyfylchi

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: A South African Man with skin pigmentation condition

A South African Man with skin pigmentation condition
A South African Man with the skin pigmentation condition vitiligo, creating a remarkable patched appearance, captioned here as Leopard Skin (!). Date: circa 1900

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Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: PET SHOP, LONDON

PET SHOP, LONDON
An assortment of animals - some of them dead ! - in a London pet shop Date: 1882

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Clarks Thinning Bath Salts

Clarks Thinning Bath Salts
A woman adding Clarks famous Thinning Bath Salts her to her bath in the hope of achieving a slim figure required of modern fashions. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers FA Cup semi-final at Leicester

Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers FA Cup semi-final at Leicester
A jolly crowd of football fans at the Leicester ground for the semi-final of the Football Association cup between Blackburn Rovers and Arsenal in March 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Climbing the Geyenstein, Saxony

Climbing the Geyenstein, Saxony
Men climbing the frowning summit of the Geyenstein in Saxony, Germany. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Robot, 1928 - A Mechanical Man who may do work of tomorrow

Robot, 1928 - A Mechanical Man who may do work of tomorrow
Mr. R. J. Wensley of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company operating a mechanical man or robot who, in response to spoken signals and notes blown on a pitch pipe

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Louis Mascre with sculptures of evolutionary man

Louis Mascre with sculptures of evolutionary man
Louis Mascre, sculptor to the court of Belgium, pictured with three of a series of prehistoric studies in which he showed mans development from the Neanderthal type to the present day. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Aviator Antonia de Varelia in aviation style hat

Aviator Antonia de Varelia in aviation style hat
The well-known female aviator, Antonia de Vareli photographed in a close-fitting helmet style hat made of silk and lined with suede. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: The Graphic

The Graphic
William Maxwell Aitken, First Baron Beaverbrook, (1879-1964), Canadian-born British politician and newspaper proprietor pictured in caricature by Garretto in The Graphic

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Dame Laura Knight, caricature by Garretto

Dame Laura Knight, caricature by Garretto
Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970), British artist and first woman artist to be made an RA since its foundation, pictured in caricature by Garretto in The Graphic

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Apology to Greek Orthodox priest alleged to have eaten wife

Apology to Greek Orthodox priest alleged to have eaten wife
An apology in The Graphic which had, in January 1928, run a story claiming that a Greek Orthodox priest had pickled and eaten his wife after she had fallen down some stairs and broken her neck

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Earl Haig by Hendrik Lund

Earl Haig by Hendrik Lund
Sketch of Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig, later Earl Haig of Bemersyde (1861 - 1928). Commander-in-chief of the British Forces in France and Flanders during the Great War

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Sir Douglas Haig in private office on advanced GHQ train

Sir Douglas Haig in private office on advanced GHQ train
Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig (1861 - 1928). Commander-in-chief of the British Forces in France and Flanders during the Great War pictured in his private office on the " Advanced G.H.Q."

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Fleet Street in 1842 by Thomas Shotter Boys

Fleet Street in 1842 by Thomas Shotter Boys
Scene depicting Fleet Street, London in 1842 by Thomas Shotter Boys, taken from his book, London As It Is - twenty-six coloured lithographs showing contemporary scenes of London

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Crowds at London Zoo on Easter Monday, 1928

Crowds at London Zoo on Easter Monday, 1928
Crowds of day trippers taking advantage of the good weather, visit London Zoo on Easter Monday, 1928. The zoo recorded over 90, 000 visitors, 15, 000 more than the previous high attendance. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance at the Albert Hall

Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance at the Albert Hall
A public baptismal ceremony at the Albert Hall on Good Friday, 1928, where nine hundred men and women of the Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance were immersed in a tank of warm water

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Father Nicholas of Tirana accused of eating his wife

Father Nicholas of Tirana accused of eating his wife
Story in The Graphic in January 1928 alleging that Father Nicholas, a Greek Orthodox priest from Tirana was being tried for pickling

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: English Lady and English Gentleman by Garretto

English Lady and English Gentleman by Garretto
Caricature of a typical English man and woman in 1928, the lady looking resolute and determined with long feet and the gentleman having started the day with a cold bath

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: The Prince of Wales at a boxing match

The Prince of Wales at a boxing match
The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) at the Ring on Blackfriars Road to see a fight between Jack Hood and Len Johnson

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Kodak Advertisement, 1928

Kodak Advertisement, 1928
Kodak Advertisment. Two women and a man peruse a photograph album, filled with pictures taken on the Kodak camera held by the pipe-smoking man. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Gordon Selfridge by William Orpen

Gordon Selfridge by William Orpen
Harry Gordon Selfridge (1858 - 1947), Born in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA. Organized Selfridge & Co (1909) and developed it into one of the largest department stores in Europe. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: The Graphic cover - a silver gibbon as a pet

The Graphic cover - a silver gibbon as a pet
Front cover of The Graphic magazine featuring a photograph of a Mrs Davidson taking her pet silver gibbon for a walk in Hyde Park, brought back from the Riviera

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: The Graphic Fashions and Womans Interest Number

The Graphic Fashions and Womans Interest Number
Fabulous art deco cover of The Graphic Fashions and Womens Interest Number for 1928 with an illustration of a fashionable woman adjusting her hat in a mirror. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: The Graphic front cover - return of the bustle

The Graphic front cover - return of the bustle
The latest fashions from Paris in 1928 ironically cast a shadow on the wall that echoes the bustle silhouette of 1870s fashions. 1928

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Angel and sleeping girl on a cutout Christmas card

Angel and sleeping girl on a cutout Christmas card
Angel watching over a sleeping girl on a cutout Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Christmas card in the shape of three decanters

Christmas card in the shape of three decanters -- Many a Merry Christmas. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Three men on a cutout New Year card

Three men on a cutout New Year card, sitting at a table with food and drink. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageImages Dated 16th May 2018: Cutout Christmas card with bird and lantern

Cutout Christmas card with bird and lantern in the snow. Date: circa 1890s



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