Victorian valentine card published by De La Rue and printed by chromolithography depicting an exotic bird in flight holding a message of love in its beak.romance, romantic, love, courtship, love token, children, joy, St Valentines Day, 14 February, sweetheart, passion, ardour, adoration, devotion; affection, fondness, intimacy, attachment, love affair, affair, affair of the heart, relationship, liaison, courtship, amorous entanglement, flirtation, deep affection, fondness, desire, lust, yearning, fervour, infatuation, beloved, loved one, love of one's life, dear, dearest, dear one, darling, angel, honey; lover, boyfriend, girlfriend, lose one's heart to; crush, besotted with, captivated by, bewitched by, enthralled by, entranced by, devoted to, cherish, epistolary, after one's own heart , feelings of affection,
Handbill; small poster; personal appearance; Hughie Green; radio; stage; screen star; Chiswick Empire; February; 1939; Television star; variety; celebrity; theatre; comedian; UK game show host; TV presenter; family television show; Opportunity Knocks;
Inside double page spread of four page leaflet sent to football pools winners indicating their winnings. Mid 20th century. Cecil Moores, gambling, dividend, Littlewood's, betting, five shillings, pre-decimal, Liverpool,
Victorian Christmas, greeting card, De La Rue & Co, Illustrated Proverb, street seller, hawker, street cries, toys, Christmas presents, snow, balloons, lanterns, jack in a box, masks, Christmas tree, dolls, cuckoo, children, pedlar, peddler, cuckoo,
Victorian Christmas greeting card published by De la Rue & Co depicting young girl wearing a ruff.Tudor, forget me not, sunflowers, fashion, clothing, costume, ruffle, Elizabethan, Mid Christmas Revelry, chromolithography,
David Young, landscape, scenery, holiday, tourist, tourism, vacation, sight-seeing, trip, coast, coastal, beach, sea, seaside, Sussex, England, Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom, UK, Europe, South East England, the South East, Southern England, the South, South England, beach, seaside, English Channel, the sea, Hastings, East Sussex, beach, East Hill, funicular, fishing, fishing boat, fishing hut
Front cover of World War Two book published By Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd recording the service which women in Britain gave during wartime. WW2, WWII, courage, endurance, war effort, home front, WAAF, WRENS, fighting forces, WRNS, ATS, WAAF, duty, working women, air raid wardens, nursing, British Red Cross, intrepid, Victory, wartime,
Marchand Mission, French expedition under Jean Baptiste Marchand to prevent British expansion in north eastern Africa. Battle at M'tila-Voula, January 1897. Marchand and his French and Senegalese in action. Trade Card. Colonialism
Centrifuge, 1882. Used to separate liquids from solids, or liquids from liquids of different density such as cream from milk. From Physics in Pictures by Theodore Eckardt, London, 1882. Chromolithograph.
Captain Archers, Chevalier du Guet, 15th century. From 1254-1791 Guet Royal was responsible for order in Paris. From 1791 role transferred to the National Guard . 'Histoire des corps de troupes de la ville de Paris', 1887. France
BEB049 Mont-Saint-Michel, the marvel, Benedctine abbey, Couesnon River, close to the border of Brittany, Normandy, inspiration for the design of Minas Tirith in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King film
Marc Isambard Brunel (1769-1849), 1843. Brunel acknowledging the cheers of the crowd during the opening ceremony for the Thames Tunnel. The double arched masonry Thames Tunnel built 1825-1843. Originally a roadway, it is still used by electric trains between Whitechapel and New Cross, London. French-born English engineer and inventor, father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) who was resident engineer on the site, designed a tunnelling shield. He also invented block-cutting machines for producing pulley-blocks for ships' rigging. From The Illustrated London News. (London, 1 April 1843).
Victorian Christmas greeting card published by De La Rue & Co of Japanese girl wearing Kimono. Japanese costume, fashion, clothing, outerwear, garments, attire, raiment, apparel, fan, goldfish, koi carp, hair adornment, December,
Flight; Flying; Aviation; Aeronautics; Aeroplane; Aircraft; Airplane; American; USA
Wilbur Wright's (American aviator) first flight in Europe, at the Hanaudieres racetrack near Le Mans, France in the Wright Brothers' 'Flier'. August 1908. Illustration from Le Petit Journal Paris, 30 August 1908.
Victorian, hand coloured, print, Children, Paris, French, costumes, clothes, attire, little children, kilt, tartan, sailor suit, boys and girls, knickerbockers, Fashion, hoop and stick, hats, head wear, George Macbeth, King Street, Manchester, tailor,
Elections in Germany in 1919: Campaigning in Berlin for members of the Social Democratic Party with the slogan Ebert and Scheidemann for the Government against the Terror. Friedrich Ebert (1871-1925) became the first President of the Weimar Republic and Scheiderman the Chancellor.
Victorian Christmas greeting card published by De La Rue & Co depicting a bat in flight pulling along a basket containing rodents and a Christmas tree. In the background dragon flies and butterflies do likewise. surreal, fantasy,
Victorian Christmas greeting card published by De La Rue & Co depicting adult crocodile with youngsters clinging to her back, others are hatching from eggs on the nearby lake bank. aquatic, reptile, tropics, wetlands,
Travelling on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway 1831. Top: Goods train drawn by locomotive 'Liverpool'. Bottom: Cattle train drawn by locomotive 'Fury'. The world's first passenger railway, the Liverpool and Manchester opened 15 September 1830: Principal engineer George Stephenson. Lithograph.
General Monkey and General Wolfe!!', 1803. John Bull (Britain) standing up to Napoleon saying '...you are all hat a Breeches'. At this date Napoleon made plans for the invasion of England and seizure of Hanover. France French
Marchand Mission, French expedition under Jean Baptiste Marchand to prevent British expansion in north eastern Africa. Battle at Kimbedi, Congo, 19 October 1896. Early 20th Century Trade Card. Colonialism
Fantascope: optical toy depending on persistence of vision for its effect. Picture spun on spindle and its reflection viewed in looking glass (mirror), giving impression of man eating and dog jumping up to steal food. From TM Baynes Fantascope, Ackermann, London, 1833. Aquatint .