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Background imageEmpty Collection: Cover design, Gordon Bennett Aeronautic Cup

Cover design, Gordon Bennett Aeronautic Cup
Cover design, Official Program of the Second Competition for the Gordon Bennett Aeronautic Cup, Forest Park, St Louis, USA, October 1907. Showing men flying in balloons. October 1907

Background imageEmpty Collection: Kashiwabara, Tokaido, Japan

Kashiwabara, Tokaido, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageEmpty Collection: Lorry in motoring accident

Lorry in motoring accident
A lorry (Lewins Lorries for Loads) which has fallen off a low bridge onto a grassy area. People stand around looking fairly helpless. Date: 1926

Background imageEmpty Collection: The Empty Chair by Lawson Wood

The Empty Chair by Lawson Wood
A moving illustration featured in the Tatler in December 1915 showing a woman, head bent in grief, sitting by a fireside, while an empty chair beside her speaks volumes about the person who is

Background imageEmpty Collection: Dining room with two waiters, China

Dining room with two waiters, China

Background imageEmpty Collection: Arab man and mule, Holy Land

Arab man and mule, Holy Land. circa 1870

Background imageEmpty Collection: Abstract design with various shapes

Abstract design with various shapes
An abstract design with various shapes, including an empty set of shelves and a red brick wall floating in the air

Background imageEmpty Collection: Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Centre

Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Centre
A Triptych landscape of a waterfall leading into a mountain lake surrounded by little copices of trees in stark silhouette. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageEmpty Collection: Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Left

Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Left
A Triptych landscape of a waterfall leading into a mountain lake surrounded by little copices of trees in stark silhouette. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageEmpty Collection: Solitude - Empty Rowing Boat by a Lake

Solitude - Empty Rowing Boat by a Lake
Solitude. An empty rowing boat with oars resting across the sides, rests propped up on some small rocks close to a large lake, glowing in the evening light

Background imageEmpty Collection: Puppy and two kittens

Puppy and two kittens -- and an empty plate

Background imageEmpty Collection: Three kittens playing with a basket

Three kittens playing with a basket

Background imageEmpty Collection: British shell cases, Western Front, France, WW1

British shell cases, Western Front, France, WW1
Empty British shell cases after their contents have been fired on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageEmpty Collection: Little girl emptying bucket by Muriel Dawson

Little girl emptying bucket by Muriel Dawson
A little girl in a yellow outfit emptying a bucket of water into the sea, by Muriel Dawson. circa 1930s

Background imageEmpty Collection: Bricked up terraces

Bricked up terraces
A row of terraced houses in Middlesborough with their doors and windows bricked and boarded up. Date: 1972

Background imageEmpty Collection: Men in uniform with a car

Men in uniform with a car
Men in uniform drinking beer at the side of a car in a barren landscape

Background imageEmpty Collection: Men in uniform having a picnic

Men in uniform having a picnic
Three men in uniform having a picnic in a barren landscape, watched by a dog

Background imageEmpty Collection: Rows of empty chairs in Hyde Park, London

Rows of empty chairs in Hyde Park, London
A man in a white suit and straw boater hat walks between rows of empty folding chairs in Hyde Park, Central London, on a sunny day. Date: 1955

Background imageEmpty Collection: Parisian artist with picture frame

Parisian artist with picture frame
A Parisian artist carries an empty picture frame on his shoulder. He is wearing a typical French beret and is smoking a cigarette. Date: 1955

Background imageEmpty Collection: Two women in Middlesbrough, Teesside

Two women in Middlesbrough, Teesside
Two women, one old, one young, walk towards the camera in Middlesbrough, Teesside. Hoptons corner shop is closed and empty, while a sultry model looks out from a poster advertising Lambs Navy Rum

Background imageEmpty Collection: Girl and Bottles / 1957

Girl and Bottles / 1957
A young girl stands at the side of Princedale Road, London clutching a pair of empty milk bottles Date: 1957

Background imageEmpty Collection: Empty Thames Punts

Empty Thames Punts
Empty punts on the banks of the River Thames, London, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imageEmpty Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith circa 1960s

Background imageEmpty Collection: Golborne Road / Bridge

Golborne Road / Bridge
Golborne Road, North Kensington - with a view toward the backs of the houses on Southam Street (now demolished) behind. An elderly lady wheels an empty buggy 1958

Background imageEmpty Collection: Label design for Fremlins Ale & Stout

Label design for Fremlins Ale & Stout, bittered entirely with hops. Please cork and return the cask when empty. With a red elephant logo and two stars. 20th century

Background imageEmpty Collection: A road sweeper

A road sweeper
A rather ragged dustman or road sweeper with his sweeping brushes and shovel, cart and empty bottle of ale! Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts Date: 1915

Background imageEmpty Collection: Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Right

Triptych Landscape - Mountain Lake - Right
A Triptych landscape of a waterfall leading into a mountain lake surrounded by little copices of trees in stark silhouette. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageEmpty Collection: Market trader in Macao, China

Market trader in Macao, China
A market trader in his shop in Macao, China. His stock appears to consist of empty metal containers. Date: 1987

Background imageEmpty Collection: Lake scene with boat and three birds

Lake scene with boat and three birds
A lake scene with an empty boat floating in the middle of the water, and three birds flying across. circa 1980

Background imageEmpty Collection: Gull swoops above an empty rowing boat

Gull swoops above an empty rowing boat

Background imageEmpty Collection: Empty Motorway 1960S

Empty Motorway 1960S
King of the Road: This lucky vehicle driver has the motorway to itself in the early days of motorways in Britain. Date: 1960s

Background imageEmpty Collection: Wimbledon Tarpaulin

Wimbledon Tarpaulin
In preparation for the annual All England Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, sailmakers repair the tarpaulin used to cover Centre Court, should rain stop play. Date: 1930

Background imageEmpty Collection: Children in Bombed House

Children in Bombed House
Boys and girls at the empty windows of a bombed building in Bermondsey, south east London Date: 1956

Background imageEmpty Collection: Black Men in Pub 1964

Black Men in Pub 1964
Two black men enjoying themselves in the snug of a Birmingham pub. The tables are incredibly cluttered with empty beer bottles ! Date: 1964

Background imageEmpty Collection: Caledonian Road Station

Caledonian Road Station
Deserted station in damp weather. Date: 1960



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