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England Collection

Background imageEngland Collection: Delivery by Father Christmas

Delivery by Father Christmas to a snow-covered house

Background imageEngland Collection: Blackberrying

Blackberrying

Background imageEngland Collection: Playing sandcastles

Playing sandcastles

Background imageEngland Collection: Ballad of Old England

Ballad of Old England. Comin through the rye. Date: 1903

Background imageEngland Collection: British Royal Naval Recruitment Poster, WW1

British Royal Naval Recruitment Poster, WW1
Remember! England Expects -- The need is great today.... the Navy requires you for its glorious service. Join today. Skilled artificers and artisans, seamen, stokers, marines and boys

Background imageEngland Collection: Territorial Army poster - Inter-war period

Territorial Army poster - Inter-war period
For England and Freedom! Join the Territorial Army. Recruitment poster Number 8. Chromolithograph after Lance Cattermole, published by His Majestys Stationery Office, 1938. 1938

Background imageEngland Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- England Expects

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- England Expects
Printed recruitment poster No 1: England Expects Every Man To Do His Duty and Join The Army Today. Issued by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. 1914

Background imageEngland Collection: Rambles in South Devon - 1930s

Rambles in South Devon - 1930s
Front cover of a guide to rambling in South Devon showing a couple enjoying a rest amid open skies and a patchwork quilt of fields, with the sea and coastline just visible beyond. Date: c.1935

Background imageEngland Collection: Cover design, Doncaster Aviation Contest Programme

Cover design, Doncaster Aviation Contest Programme
Cover design, programme for the Doncaster Aviation Contest, 15-23 October 1909. Claimed to be the first flying meeting in England. October 1909

Background imageEngland Collection: Flying Globe and Air Balloon

Flying Globe and Air Balloon
Two fanciful technical drawings. Above is a Globe Volant (Flying Globe) in which Giroud de Villette and M Rozier passed over Paris on 19 October 1783

Background imageEngland Collection: Street buskers, 1986

Street buskers, 1986
Street buskers in Bath, England, 1986. Date: 1986

Background imageEngland Collection: Eastern National Omnibus Company Limited Poster

Eastern National Omnibus Company Limited Poster, advertising regular coach service to Lowerstoft and Yarmouth and to Clacton-on-Sea and Jerwick Sands. circa 1950

Background imageEngland Collection: Garnerin balloon with parachute

Garnerin balloon with parachute
Garnerins balloon with a parachute below, and a French flag waved from the cage. He ascended from North Audley Street, landing 10 minutes later in the parachute near St Pancras Church -- claimed to

Background imageEngland Collection: Poster, Scotts flight from England to Australia

Poster, Scotts flight from England to Australia
Poster, Royal Matinee, Queens Hall, London, CWA Scott AFC will tell his graphic story of the flight from England to Australia in under 3 days

Background imageEngland Collection: 1953 Coronation street party

1953 Coronation street party
Photograph of a childrens street party in an unidentified but bunting adorned location, with children enjoying some teatime treats and parents

Background imageEngland Collection: Garnerins balloons

Garnerins balloons
Five illustrations of An exact representation of M. Garnerins Balloons with an accurate view of the ascent and descent of the parachute

Background imageEngland Collection: Balloon over Calais

Balloon over Calais
Imaginary scene showing a balloon over Calais, built by M Romain and piloted by M Pilatre de Rozier, intended for a flight from France to England. late 18th century

Background imageEngland Collection: England to South Africa Air Race Poster

England to South Africa Air Race Poster
Poster, The World Famous England to South Africa Air Race, from Portsmouth City Airport. 20th century

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

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

Background imageEngland Collection: Head and shoulders portrait of a sailor

Head and shoulders portrait of a sailor, taken during a visit from the Missions to Seamen. The Missions to Seamen (renamed The Mission to Seafarers in 2000)

Background imageEngland Collection: Circus clown card by Glevum Games

Circus clown card by Glevum Games
A circus clown card used in a game called Tips Up by Glevum Games. 20th century

Background imageEngland Collection: Poster, England Expects Every Man to do his Duty

Poster, England Expects Every Man to do his Duty and Join the Army Today. Recruitment for the First World War. circa 1914-1915

Background imageEngland Collection: Officers of the Worcestershire Yeomanry, 1914 featuring Les

Officers of the Worcestershire Yeomanry, 1914 featuring Les
Officers of the Worcestershire Yeomanry in 1914 including front row, far right, Captain Leslie St. Clair Cheape (1882-1916), British soldier and polo player dubbed, Englands greatest polo player

Background imageEngland Collection: Box lid design, Tips Up by Glevum Games

Box lid design, Tips Up by Glevum Games
Box lid design for a game called Tips Up by Glevum Games. Depicting a circus clown holding a string of sausages. 20th century

Background imageEngland Collection: Captain Leslie Cheape playing polo against America, 1914

Captain Leslie Cheape playing polo against America, 1914
Captain Leslie St. Clair Cheape (1882-1916), British soldier and polo player dubbed, Englands greatest polo player pictured playing his part in the England victory over America in the International

Background imageEngland Collection: Bank of England and Royal Exchange, London

Bank of England and Royal Exchange, London
Bank of England and Royal Exchange, City of London, on a busy day. circa 1900

Background imageEngland Collection: Children on a road near Hexham, Northumberland

Children on a road near Hexham, Northumberland. late 19th century

Background imageEngland Collection: Bank of England, London

Bank of England, London
Bank of England, City of London, on a busy day. circa 1890s

Background imageEngland Collection: Hexham, Northumberland, in the snow

Hexham, Northumberland, in the snow. late 19th century

Background imageEngland Collection: Brunels Iron Railway Bridge, Chepstow, UK

Brunels Iron Railway Bridge, Chepstow, UK
Brunels Iron Railway Bridge over the River Wye at Chepstow, UK. late 19th century

Background imageEngland Collection: Polo Victory 1914, Menu card from Buckingham Palace

Polo Victory 1914, Menu card from Buckingham Palace
The menu card at the dinner given by King George V at Buckingham Palace to the England polo team after they had won the International Polo Trophy - or Westchester Cup - from America in 1914

Background imageEngland Collection: Scene in Ludgate Hill, London

Scene in Ludgate Hill, London, with flags and garlands for the Silver Jubilee celebrations. 1935

Background imageEngland Collection: Countrymen with horses in the City of London

Countrymen with horses in the City of London
Countrymen with horses in Love Lane, City of London. 20th century

Background imageEngland Collection: View of Fleet Street, London, with flags

View of Fleet Street, London, with flags and garlands for the Silver Jubilee celebrations. 1935

Background imageEngland Collection: Procession in Central London

Procession in Central London
Aerial view of the Silver Jubilee procession in Central London, with flags and garlands. 1935

Background imageEngland Collection: Advertisement for holidays in England

Advertisement for holidays in England
French advertisement for holidays in England, showing a London guardsman in a bearskin, beating a drum, with the Houses of Parliament in the background. circa 1930s

Background imageEngland Collection: French railway poster - Paris to London

French railway poster - Paris to London
Wonderful poster for the French National Railways promoting their service to London via Rouen, Dieppe or Newhaven. The poster features a typical Home Counties scene

Background imageEngland Collection: Peter Kao, Missions to Seamen

Peter Kao, Missions to Seamen

Background imageEngland Collection: England - Sowing

England - Sowing
Illustration, possibly for a poster, of typically English countryside in spring, with a lone farmer or farm worker sowing seeds in a ploughed field. Date: c.1930

Background imageEngland Collection: Missions to Seamen, flying angel on ships flag

Missions to Seamen, flying angel on ships flag
The flag of the Missions to Seamen, flying from a ships mast. The Missions to Seamen (renamed The Mission to Seafarers in 2000)

Background imageEngland Collection: Street corner in Middlesbrough, Teesside

Street corner in Middlesbrough, Teesside
Scene at the corner of Disraeli Street, with pedestrians and a boarded up shop, in Middlesbrough, Teesside. Date: 1972

Background imageEngland Collection: French rail poster - Dover

French rail poster - Dover
French rail poster for the Chemin de Fer du Nord route to Dover with six fast services per day. Date: c.1910

Background imageEngland Collection: Cooks Motor Tours, Great Britain and Ireland

Cooks Motor Tours, Great Britain and Ireland
Cover illustration for Cooks Motor Tours of Great Britain and Ireland, showing an open topped motor coach driving along a road by the side of a lake on a sunny day in an English Lake District scene

Background imageEngland Collection: World War I recruitment poster

World War I recruitment poster
Poster produced by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee during World War I, depicting a typical British Tommy in uniform with bayonet fixed

Background imageEngland Collection: Two clergymen, Missions to Seamen

Two clergymen, Missions to Seamen
Two clergymen working for The Missions to Seamen chat with two crew members aboard a vessel in the Victoria Docks, Port of London

Background imageEngland Collection: Canon Clift, Missions to Seamen

Canon Clift, Missions to Seamen
Canon Clift of The Missions to Seamen hands a leaflet to a sailor on board the Homeric at Southampton. The Missions to Seamen (renamed The Mission to Seafarers in 2000)

Background imageEngland Collection: Parkhill Estate, Sheffield -- toddlers playing

Parkhill Estate, Sheffield -- toddlers playing
Four toddlers playing with two tricycles on a walkway on the Parkhill Estate, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Date: 1961

Background imageEngland Collection: Clergyman, Missions to Seamen

Clergyman, Missions to Seamen
A clergyman working for The Missions to Seamen chats with a crew member aboard a vessel, probably in the Victoria Docks, Port of London




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