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Background imageLondon Collection: Advertisement for Viota cake mixes

Advertisement for Viota cake mixes, marketed by Stoddart & Hansford Ltd of Islington Green, London. Whos been helping Mother

Background imageLondon 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 imageLondon Collection: Mersey Street, West London

Mersey Street, West London
A view of Mersey Street, North Kensington, London, with a woman and three children. The street looks very run down, and there is an auction sale sign on the terraced housing to the left. Date: 1960

Background imageLondon Collection: Count Zambeccaris balloon

Count Zambeccaris balloon

Background imageLondon Collection: Blanchards balloon ascent, Little Chelsea

Blanchards balloon ascent, Little Chelsea

Background imageLondon Collection: Balloon ascent of Lunardi, Artillery Ground

Balloon ascent of Lunardi, Artillery Ground
Ascent of Lunardis celebrated air balloon from the Artillery Ground, London, watched by spectators. 15 September 1784

Background imageLondon Collection: WW2 Poster -- Danger, Don t Touch

WW2 Poster -- Danger, Don t Touch
Danger, Don t Touch. Poster signed top left, A. Games, published by HMSO, London. Showing a range of explosive devices such as grenades and weaponry

Background imageLondon Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Young Women of London

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Young Women of London
To the Young Women of London. Is your " Best Boy" wearing Khaki? Recruitment poster, one of thirteen produced in Britain between August 1914 - March 1916. 1914

Background imageLondon Collection: Certificate - Japan-British Exhibition

Certificate - Japan-British Exhibition
Japan-British Exhibition 1910. Commemorative Diploma, Shepherds Bush, London. Certificate by and after F C Butcher, 1910. Associated with the Royal Navy. 1910

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover, The Squires Grandson

Design for book cover, The Squires Grandson
Design for a book cover entitled The Squires Grandson, by J.M. Callwell. Gouache and pencil on heavy paper with gold paint highlights. Blackie, London; Silver Studio. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover, In the Summer Holidays

Design for book cover, In the Summer Holidays
Design for a book cover entitled In the Summer Holidays by Jennett Humphreys. Watercolour and gouache on copy paper. Blackie, London; Silver Studio. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster

WW1 Recruitment Poster
Come and Do Your Bit - Join Now. Chromolithograph recruitment poster after PJW, printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd, Harrow, Middlesex

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover, The Lost Dog

Design for book cover, The Lost Dog
Design for a book cover entitled The Lost Dog by Ascott R. Hope. Watercolour and gouache on copy paper. Silver Studio; Blackie, London. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell

WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell
Dont Waver, Help Wavell. En---ds War Weapons Week, 17-24 May 1940. War saving photolithographic poster, published by The National Savings Committee, London, The Scottish Savings Committee

Background imageLondon Collection: Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, WW1

Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, WW1
Prohibition of Treating (ie buying a drink for another person). Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, 11 October 1915

Background imageLondon Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster (1 of 2)

WW1 Recruitment Poster (1 of 2)
Join the brave throng that goes marching along (1 of 2). Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, Poster No 24

Background imageLondon Collection: London Bridge to Brighton train

London Bridge to Brighton train. London Bridge in Edwardian days. Date: 1909

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover with tree and ship

Design for book cover with tree and ship
Design for a book cover with a tree and a ship. Pencil and charcoal on copy paper. Silver Studio; Blackie, London. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: Chromolithograph poster - British Military

Chromolithograph poster - British Military
Royal Naval and Military Tournament OLYMPIA MAY 18TH TO JUNE 3RD TWICE DAILY AT 2.30 AND 8PM. Chromolithograph poster by Dudley Hardy, published by Dobson Molle and Co, 1910 (c)

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover, Brother & Sister

Design for book cover, Brother & Sister
Design for a book cover entitled Brother & Sister by Elizabeth J. Lysaght. Gouache on heavy paper. Silver Studio; Blackie, London. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for carpet filling with flowers

Design for carpet filling with flowers. Pencil and crayon on cartridge paper. Silver Studio; Dalton, Barton & Co. London. 1893

Background imageLondon Collection: WW2 Poster -- Map of the British Army

WW2 Poster -- Map of the British Army
A Map of the British Army with Battle Honours, Military Achievements and Regimental Badges, first published in 1944 by HM Forces Savings Committee

Background imageLondon Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster (2 of 2)

WW1 Recruitment Poster (2 of 2)
Join the brave throng that goes marching along (2 of 2). Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, Poster No 24

Background imageLondon 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 imageLondon Collection: British Military fundraising poster, WW1

British Military fundraising poster, WW1
Wounded Allies Days at the Caledonian Market Islington, 6 and 7 June, chromolithograph after L Pilichowski, Wounded Allies Relief Committee, Sardinia House, Kingsway, London. 1918

Background imageLondon Collection: Design for book cover, The Youngest Princess

Design for book cover, The Youngest Princess
Design for a book cover entitled The Youngest Princess. Watercolour and gouache on copy paper. Silver Studio; Blackie, London. 1897

Background imageLondon Collection: Recruitment Poster - British Military

Recruitment Poster - British Military
THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, 57TH Regimental District - Headquarters, HOUNSLOW, 1900. Chromolithograph poster, printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1900

Background imageLondon Collection: London Bridge to Hastings express

London Bridge to Hastings express. London Bridge in Edwardian days. Date: 1909

Background imageLondon Collection: Hillmans Airways Essex Airport Poster

Hillmans Airways Essex Airport Poster
Poster, Hillmans Airways, Essex Airport, offering flights from London to Paris (no passports required), Belfast, Liverpool and the Isle of Man, with prices and flight durations. 20th century

Background imageLondon Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent

Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent
Vauxhall Royal Balloon, constructed by C Green, containing several people, ascending from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. 9 September 1836

Background imageLondon Collection: Balloon ascent, Garnerin and Locker

Balloon ascent, Garnerin and Locker
Balloon ascent of Garnerin and Locker from Lords Cricket Ground, London. 5 July 1802

Background imageLondon Collection: Records of first UK aerial mail service

Records of first UK aerial mail service
Thepostmasters official handwrittenrecordsrelatingto thefirst UKaerialmail service from London to Windsor andWindsor to LondoninSeptember1911. 1911

Background imageLondon Collection: Book cover design, Conquering the Air

Book cover design, Conquering the Air: the Romance of the Development and Use of Aircraft, by Archibald Williams, London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd, 1926. 1926

Background imageLondon Collection: Cover design, Railway Air Services timetable

Cover design, Railway Air Services timetable in conjunction with Spartan Air Lines Ltd, between London and the Isle of Wight. circa 1936

Background imageLondon Collection: Sadler and Paget balloon ascent, Hackney

Sadler and Paget balloon ascent, Hackney
Ascent of a balloon containing James Sadler and Lieutenant Paget, from the Mermaid at Hackney. The balloon was decorated in honour of the Prince Regents birthday

Background imageLondon Collection: Book cover design, Aerial Transport

Book cover design, Aerial Transport by G Holt Thomas, London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1920. 1920

Background imageLondon Collection: Balloon race, Green brothers

Balloon race, Green brothers
Scene during a balloon race between Charles Green and his brother, which began at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Seen here is one balloon which has descended into slightly rough water

Background imageLondon Collection: Young men on Portland Road, London, 1957

Young men on Portland Road, London, 1957
Two young men amuse themselves on Portland Road, London, 1957. One chucks a football in the air, while the other balances a bicycle frame with one wheel on his shoulder. Date: 1957

Background imageLondon Collection: Opening of New Hungerford Market, London

Opening of New Hungerford Market, London
Crowds of people at the opening of New Hungerford Market, London, with Mr Graham ascending in his balloon. 2 July 1833

Background imageLondon Collection: Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London

Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London
Jubilee event to celebrate peace, held in St Jamess Park, London, showing the Chinese Bridge, Pagoda and refreshment tents with the flags of various nations

Background imageLondon Collection: Opening of the New Hungerford Market

Opening of the New Hungerford Market
View during the opening of the New Hungerford Market, with boats on the River Thames, and a balloon in the sky, piloted by Mr Graham. 2 July 1833

Background imageLondon Collection: Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London

Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London
The scientific ascent of Mr H Coxwells Mammoth Balloon from the Crystal Palace, London. Listing below the names of various passengers of Mr Coxwell. 1862

Background imageLondon Collection: Fortress in Green Park, Sadler balloon ascent

Fortress in Green Park, Sadler balloon ascent
The fortress which enclosed the Grand Pavilion in Green Park, London, with the ascent of Mr Sadler in his balloon above. Part of the peace celebrations. August 1814

Background imageLondon Collection: Book cover design, The Romance of Aeronautics

Book cover design, The Romance of Aeronautics: an Interesting Account of the Growth and Achievements of All Kinds of Aerial Craft, by Charles C Turner, London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1912

Background imageLondon Collection: Book cover design, Airships and Other Aerial Craft

Book cover design, Airships and Other Aerial Craft
Book cover design, The Boys Book of Airships and Other Aerial Craft, by Harry Delacombe and EJ Partridge, London: Grant Richards Ltd, 1910. 1910

Background imageLondon Collection: Ornately decorated balloon in flight

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

Background imageLondon Collection: Book cover design, All About Aircraft

Book cover design, All About Aircraft, by Ralph Simmonds, London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1915. Showing an airship hovering over a range of mountains. 1915

Background imageLondon Collection: Brochure cover, chocolate box designs

Brochure cover, chocolate box designs
Brochure cover in blue, black and gold, chocolate box designs, Statue Series of box tops, Geo. H. Harrison & Sons, Statue Printing Works, Leeds, and Sentinel House, Southampton Row, London. 1930




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