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Docks Collection

Background imageDocks Collection: Atmospheric scene on the docks at Hull, Yorkshire

Atmospheric scene on the docks at Hull, Yorkshire
An atmospheric scene on the docks at Hull (Kingston upon Hull), Yorkshire. Date: 1965

Background imageDocks Collection: Docks at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Docks at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
View of the docks at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, with fish barrels stacked up and boats in the harbour. A group of fishwives can be seen on the right. Date: circa 1930

Background imageDocks Collection: Fireless Locomotives - Llandarcy

Fireless Locomotives - Llandarcy, Wales. Oil storage depots and oil handling docks used fireless locomotives (steam was pumped in to a specially constructed usually dome-ended boiler)

Background imageDocks Collection: Yokosuka docks, Yokohama, Japan

Yokosuka docks, Yokohama, Japan

Background imageDocks Collection: Rothesay, Bute, Scotland

Rothesay, Bute, Scotland
General view of Rothesay, Bute, Scotland. late 19th century

Background imageDocks Collection: View of docks at Palermo, Sicily

View of docks at Palermo, Sicily
A view of the docks at Palermo, capital of Sicily, with an old man sitting by the waterside. Date: 1956

Background imageDocks Collection: Cargo ship with cranes

Cargo ship with cranes. 20th century

Background imageDocks Collection: Fitting out the HMS Titanic

Fitting out the HMS Titanic (at night) in Belfast Harbour. 1912

Background imageDocks Collection: A couple off to fish by Florence Hardy

A couple off to fish by Florence Hardy
A young man brings his lover to the docks, for a day of fishing. Date: c.1910

Background imageDocks Collection: Come with me and be my Love

Come with me and be my Love
A Dutch boy, flowers in his hand, asks a girl to become his lover by the docks. Date: c.1915

Background imageDocks Collection: Farewell! remember me by Florence Hardy

Farewell! remember me by Florence Hardy
Farewell! remember me. A girl embraces her love, saying goodbye. They are standing at the docks infront of the ships. The boy is about to board a ship. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDocks Collection: Unloading flour from a ship for the Western Front, WW1

Unloading flour from a ship for the Western Front, WW1
Unloading flour from a ship for food supplies on the Western Front during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageDocks Collection: London Pool in silhouette

London Pool in silhouette
The Pool of London in silhouette, showing cranes at the docks lifting cargo and Tower Bridge in the distance with its crossing lifted up to let passing ships through. Date: 1926

Background imageDocks Collection: Empire Marketing Board - Penang, British Malaya

Empire Marketing Board - Penang, British Malaya
Empire Marketing Board Poster design, Penang, British Malaya (now Malaysia), printed for the Empire Marketing Board. Showing a busy scene at the docks. circa 1930

Background imageDocks Collection: Men at the London Docks

Men at the London Docks
Two middle aged men at the London Docks -- the one on the left is holding a small clipboard, while the one on the right is relaxing on a bicycle. Date: 1959

Background imageDocks Collection: London Docks in the snow

London Docks in the snow

Background imageDocks Collection: London Docks with cranes

London Docks with cranes
A deserted part of the London Docks with three identical cranes reaching into the sky. Date: 1959

Background imageDocks Collection: Bristol Docks

Bristol Docks
A view of the Bristol Docks, with several cranes pointing to the sky, and a few vessels on the water. Date: 1961

Background imageDocks Collection: Man at the London Docks

Man at the London Docks
A middle aged man stands in the road at the London Docks in front of a large painted arrow on some corrugated iron. He is possibly directing traffic during road works. Date: 1959

Background imageDocks Collection: Great Yarmouth Docks

Great Yarmouth Docks
Great Yarmouth Dockyards. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard Date: circa late 1940s

Background imageDocks Collection: Wapping Docks

Wapping Docks

Background imageDocks Collection: Seagulls a the Docks

Seagulls a the Docks
Seagulls congregate at the docks. Date: late 1960s

Background imageDocks Collection: 1960S Bristol

1960S Bristol
Two couple head for night out in Bristol along an abandoned dockside street Date: 1967

Background imageDocks Collection: Poster depicting Penang, Malaysia

Poster depicting Penang, Malaysia
Poster for the Empire Marketing Board, showing a busy scene in Penang, British Malaya -- now Malaysia. C.1930

Background imageDocks Collection: London Docks 1959

London Docks 1959
An old man in a flat cap wheels sacks of vegetables shipped into the London docks. One man with a notepad makes a note of the goods being unloaded. Date: 1959

Background imageDocks Collection: London Docks 1960

London Docks 1960
Several large steamships moored in the docks during the heyday of the Royal Victoria Dock, London. Date: 1960

Background imageDocks Collection: Liverpool Docks

Liverpool Docks
Aerial view of the landing stage of Liverpool docks. Date: early 1930s

Background imageDocks Collection: Poster for the RMS Majestic

Poster for the RMS Majestic
Poster for visits to the RMS Majestic, the worlds largest liner in the worlds largest dock, the King George V graving dock in Southampton Date: Mid 1930s

Background imageDocks Collection: Bristol Street / Mayne

Bristol Street / Mayne
A lady pushes a pram up a steep hill that leads from Clifton to the Bristol docks Date: 1961



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