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Background imageBuildings Collection: St Pauls Cathedral in silhouette

St Pauls Cathedral in silhouette
One of the most recognisable of London landmarks, St. Pauls Cathedral, pictured in silhouette. Date: 1926

Background imageBuildings Collection: All Sorts of Buildings

All Sorts of Buildings. From Once Upon a Time no. 10

Background imageBuildings Collection: Pandemonium in the farm yard

Pandemonium in the farm yard. A tractor has been driven into the pond and many children rush to help

Background imageBuildings Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?
Whos Absent? - Is It You? Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Printed by Andrew Reid and Company Limited, 50 Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Background imageBuildings Collection: WW2 Poster -- Camouflage Hints

WW2 Poster -- Camouflage Hints
Camouflage Hints. Printed poster designed by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking (1911-1999), Royal Engineers, showing how to use camouflage nets to restrict visibility from the air. 1940s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Mr Sadler in balloon over Oxford

Mr Sadler in balloon over Oxford
To the Right Honourable Lord Grenville, Chancellor of the University of Oxford - the ascent of Mr Sadler, the celebrated British aeronaut, at Oxford. Showing two men with flags hovering in a balloon

Background imageBuildings Collection: Ornately decorated balloon in flight

Ornately decorated balloon in flight
An ornately decorated balloon in flight, possibly over Islington, North London. 1815

Background imageBuildings Collection: Return of a balloon, Paris

Return of a balloon, Paris
The ceremonial return of a balloon to Paris, with various people of distinction. Charles and Robert made the ascent from the Tuileries Gardens the previous day. 2 December 1783

Background imageBuildings Collection: Balloon flight over Rouen, France

Balloon flight over Rouen, France
Detailed landscape and cityscape of Rouen taken from a hilltop overlooking city with a balloon in flight overhead. 1846

Background imageBuildings Collection: Cover design, International Exhibition, Brussels

Cover design, International Exhibition, Brussels
Cover design, Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles (Universal and International Exhibition, Brussels), with international airship competitions

Background imageBuildings Collection: Yokohama Railway Station, Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama Railway Station, Yokohama, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Barmouth, Gwynedd, north west Wales

Barmouth, Gwynedd, north west Wales. late 19th century

Background imageBuildings Collection: View of Kamakura, Japan

View of Kamakura, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Feeding pigeons, St Marks Square, Venice, Italy

Feeding pigeons, St Marks Square, Venice, Italy
People feeding pigeons, St Marks Square, Venice, Italy. late 19th century

Background imageBuildings Collection: Bund, Yokohama, Japan

Bund, Yokohama, Japan
Bund (waterfront area), Yokohama, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Nishi Otni Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Nishi Otni Temple, Kyoto, Japan
Nishi Otni (or Otani) Temple, Kyoto, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: The Harbour, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

The Harbour, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. late 19th century

Background imageBuildings Collection: Naples and Vesuvius, Italy

Naples and Vesuvius, Italy
View of Naples, Italy, with smoke emerging from Mount Vesuvius in the distance. late 19th century

Background imageBuildings Collection: Street scene, Kyoto, Japan

Street scene, Kyoto, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Yaami Hotel, Kyoto, Japan

Yaami Hotel, Kyoto, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Temple in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Temple in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Temple building in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Canal, Osaka, Japan

Canal, Osaka, Japan
Canal in Osaka, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Asakusa, Toyko, Japan

Asakusa, Toyko, Japan

Background imageBuildings Collection: Daikoku Bridge, Osaka, Japan

Daikoku Bridge, Osaka, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Mentaki, Nunobiki Falls, Kobe, Japan

Mentaki, Nunobiki Falls, Kobe, Japan

Background imageBuildings Collection: Linolds Bridge over the Devils Water near Hexham

Linolds Bridge over the Devils Water near Hexham, Northumberland. late 19th century

Background imageBuildings Collection: Dotonbori, Osaka, Japan

Dotonbori, Osaka, Japan

Background imageBuildings Collection: Tea house, Japan

Tea house, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Bathing place, Honmoku, Japan

Bathing place, Honmoku, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Background imageBuildings Collection: Woman filling kettle from outdoor tap, Newhaven, Sussex

Woman filling kettle from outdoor tap, Newhaven, Sussex
A woman filling a kettle from an outdoor tap at Newhaven, East Sussex. Date: 1920s

Background imageBuildings Collection: View of Hong Kong, China

View of Hong Kong, China, showing modern buildings. Date: 1987

Background imageBuildings Collection: Westminster Abbey, West Front

Westminster Abbey, West Front
The West Front of Westminster Abbey, London, around 1828. Date: 1828

Background imageBuildings Collection: The Mansion House

The Mansion House, official residence of the Lord Mayor of London in the heart of the City of London opposite the Royal Exchange and Bank of England. Date: c.1810

Background imageBuildings Collection: Street scene in a village in Poland

Street scene in a village in Poland, with a few people, horses and carts. Date: 1959

Background imageBuildings Collection: Man and boy with ox cart, France

Man and boy with ox cart, France
A man and a boy with an ox-drawn cart loaded with hay in a village in France. Date: 1927

Background imageBuildings Collection: Buckingham Palace, c. 1820s

Buckingham Palace, c. 1820s
Buckingham Palace as it looked in the early 19th century before the front fascia was added. Date: c.1820s

Background imageBuildings Collection: Woman and boy on two-seater cycle, Bruges, Belgium

Woman and boy on two-seater cycle, Bruges, Belgium
A woman and a boy riding a four-wheeled two-seater cycle (also known as a velo double) in Bruges, Belgium. People are sitting at tables outside a cafe on the left. Date: 1936

Background imageBuildings Collection: Holidaymakers at Knokke Le Zoute, Belgium

Holidaymakers at Knokke Le Zoute, Belgium. Date: 1936

Background imageBuildings Collection: View of Hong Kong from above the Happy Valley

View of Hong Kong from above the Happy Valley
View of Hong Kong, China, from above the Happy Valley. Date: 1987

Background imageBuildings Collection: Queens Palace (Buckingham Palace) in 1809

Queens Palace (Buckingham Palace) in 1809
Queens Palace in St. Jamess Park, now Buckingham Palace, in 1809. Date: 1809

Background imageBuildings Collection: Street scene in Granada, Spain

Street scene in Granada, Spain
A busy street scene in Granada, Spain. Date: 1962

Background imageBuildings Collection: Slate quarry in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales

Slate quarry in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales
Slate quarry and building in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales. Date: 1961

Background imageBuildings Collection: Street scene in Wroclaw, Poland

Street scene in Wroclaw, Poland, with people and traffic. Date: 1959

Background imageBuildings Collection: Beach at Almunecar, Andalusia, Spain

Beach at Almunecar, Andalusia, Spain
View of the beach at Almunecar, Andalusia, Spain, with holidaymakers and a few buildings. Date: 1962

Background imageBuildings Collection: British Museum with new front

British Museum with new front
Front of the British Museum in the mid-19th century. Date: c.1852

Background imageBuildings Collection: Young woman and boy on two-seater cycle, Bruges, Belgium

Young woman and boy on two-seater cycle, Bruges, Belgium
A young woman and a boy riding a four-wheeled two-seater cycle (also known as a velo double) in Bruges, Belgium. Date: 1936

Background imageBuildings Collection: South end of St. Jamess St, The New Club House and St James

South end of St. Jamess St, The New Club House and St James
A view of St. Jamess Palace from the top of St. Jamess Street with The New Club House pictured on the right. Date: c.1840




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