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1939 Collection

Background image1939 Collection: Ships playroom

Ships playroom. NYK (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) Line promotional postcard depicting facilities for children Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Come Back to the Army and the ATS

WW2 Poster -- Come Back to the Army and the ATS
Come Back to the Army and the ATS while the Bounty Scheme still operates. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Design for Printed Textile with enclosed flowers

Design for Printed Textile with enclosed flowers. Pencil and Watercolour on copy paper. Silver Studio. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: WW2 music cover -- The Army, The Navy and the Air Force

WW2 music cover -- The Army, The Navy and the Air Force
Music cover, Dedicated to/ the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, words and music by Herman Darewski and Edward Lockton. Published by Keith Prowse and Company Limited, London

Background image1939 Collection: Cover design, Pan American Airways timetable

Cover design, Pan American Airways timetable
Cover design, Pan American Airways System Atlantic Service timetable, serving Bermuda, America and Europe. July 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Cover design, Western Airways timetable

Cover design, Western Airways timetable
Cover design, Western Airways summer timetable, showing a map with destinations: Manchester, Birmingham, Swansea, Cardiff, Bristol, Weston, Barnstaple, Newquay and Penzance. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Modes et Travaux 1939

Modes et Travaux 1939
Woman in striped grey skirt and grey jacket Serge Ivanov Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: SS Paris ocean liner

SS Paris ocean liner

Background image1939 Collection: Advertisement for SS Paris ocean liner

Advertisement for SS Paris ocean liner
Advertisement for the SS Paris ocean liner, operated by the CGT (Compagnie Generale Transatlantique) serving New York, Plymouth and Le Havre

Background image1939 Collection: Programme for Grandfather Follies at the Grosvenor

Programme for Grandfather Follies at the Grosvenor House, London, 1939 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Fashionable German woman

Fashionable German woman Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too

Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too! Showing people in different countries attending to personal hygiene. Issued by the (British) Health and Cleanliness Council. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Air Travel with Cooks

Air Travel with Cooks
Cover illustration for Air Travel with Cooks, for the 1939 Summer Season, showing an aeroplane and a globe. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Advertisement for New York Worlds Fair

Advertisement for New York Worlds Fair
Advertisement for the New York Worlds Fair of 1939. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Holland, with Cooks

Holland, with Cooks
Cover photograph advertising holidays in Holland, with Cooks. A young woman stands seductively in a swimsuit in front of a cafe where couples are dancing. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Lance Corporal - South Staffordshire Regiment

Lance Corporal - South Staffordshire Regiment (left) and Colour Sergeant - North Staffordshire Regiment (right) Date: 1904 - 1910 & 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Programme cover for Gaietes de Montmartre, 1939

Programme cover for Gaietes de Montmartre, 1939
Programme cover for Gaietes de Montmartre, staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre (described as Londons Folies Bergere), London, 1939. Art work by Louis Curti. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Programme cover for Caprice Parisien

Programme cover for Caprice Parisien, staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre (described as Londons Folies Bergere), London, 1939. Art work probably by Louis Curti. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Illustration for cover of Gaietes de Montmartre, 1939

Illustration for cover of Gaietes de Montmartre, 1939
Programme cover for Gaietes de Montmartre, staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre (described as Londons Folies Bergere), London, 1939. Art work probably by Louis Curti. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Programme cover for Going to Town, Trocadero

Programme cover for Going to Town, Trocadero
Programme cover for Charles B. Cochrans Going to Town at the Trocadero Grill Room, London, 1939 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Esme, wife of David Wright

Esme, wife of David Wright
Esme Wright, formerly Esme Little, the wife of David Wright, who he met during the 1930s when she was working as a model, pictured here in Richmond Park, London in 1939

Background image1939 Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

Background image1939 Collection: Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge

Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge in an amusing scene from Under Your Hat (a theatre production in 1938 and a comedy film released in 1940). 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Rainy Day by Muriel Dawson

Rainy Day by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in a bright red raincoat with her pet dog. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Water Baby by Muriel Dawson

Water Baby by Muriel Dawson -- a little child in a bathtub. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: When Autumn Winds Do Blow by Muriel Dawson

When Autumn Winds Do Blow by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl out walking in the countryside. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Down to the Sea by Muriel Dawson

Down to the Sea by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in a yellow dress and white sunhat begins to paddle. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Design for Printed Textile in orange and white

Design for Printed Textile in orange and white. Watercolour on detail paper. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Woman in a car near a haystack

Woman in a car near a haystack

Background image1939 Collection: Two men constructing an Anderson shelter

Two men constructing an Anderson shelter in a back garden at the start of the Second World War. circa 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Sailors of the Admiral Graf Spee, WW2

Sailors of the Admiral Graf Spee, WW2
Sailors of the Admiral Graf Spee, looking happy and relaxed. Their ship was sunk in December 1939. circa 1940

Background image1939 Collection: People with dog and car

People with dog and car

Background image1939 Collection: Princess Louise

Princess Louise
LOUISE, DUCHESS OF ARGYLL Princess Louise, sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. Married the Duke of Argyll. Date: 1848 - 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Miss Mannette / Terrier

Miss Mannette / Terrier
Ch: Miss Mannette Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Summer Holidays Abroad with Cooks

Summer Holidays Abroad with Cooks
Cover illustration for Summer Holidays Abroad with Cooks, showing an alpine spa scene with mountains, a swimming pool, and a young woman in Austrian traditional dress. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Billy Rose show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana

Billy Rose show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana
Programme cover for the Billy Rose cabaret show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana, New York, 1939 (7th Ave at 50th Street) Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Performers in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair

Performers in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair
Some of the performers in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana, New York, 1939 (7th Ave at 50th Street) Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Showgirl in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair

Showgirl in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair
One of the showgirls in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana, New York, 1939 (7th Ave at 50th Street) Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Showgirls in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair

Showgirls in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair
Some of the showgirls in Billy Roses show Lets Play Fair at Casa Manana, New York, 1939 (7th Ave at 50th Street) Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: La Revue du Bal Tabarin at the London Casino

La Revue du Bal Tabarin at the London Casino
Programme cover for La Revue du Bal Tabarin at the London Casino, London, 1939, produced by Clifford Fischer Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Panzer Grenadier - Germany, WWII

Panzer Grenadier - Germany, WWII
Panzer Grenadier - German Officer (1936 - 1945) Date: circa 1939

Background image1939 Collection: George VI and Queen Elizabeth on royal tour

George VI and Queen Elizabeth on royal tour
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on a royal tour to Canada and the USA. A beautiful pictorial record. 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Armstrong Siddeley

Armstrong Siddeley
Two ladies (one seated on the running board) next to a 1.7 Litre Armstrong Siddeley Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies

Poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies
Poster advertising a Royal Mail Lines cruise to the West Indies on the liner Atlantis. Date: January 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Poster advertising the 1939 Milan Fair

Poster advertising the 1939 Milan Fair, held from 12 to 27 April. Date: 1939

Background image1939 Collection: Propaganda poster: beware of spies

Propaganda poster: beware of spies
Second world war propaganda poster warning people to beware of spies. Ware Spies! You didn t oughter said it! Hitler disguised in an overcoat skulks in the background

Background image1939 Collection: Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives

Propaganda poster: careless talk costs lives
Second world war propaganda poster warning people that careless talk costs lives. Tell nobody -- not even her. 1939-1945

Background image1939 Collection: FALL / WESTIE / 1939

FALL / WESTIE / 1939
Three Westie heads all owned by Miss De Berry. Date: 1939




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