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Background imageNorth 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 imageNorth Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Macclesfield

Balloon event, Charles Green, Macclesfield
Charles Green ballooning poster advertising his 74th ascent, under the patronage of the Mayor and Magistrates, from the Gas Works near Waters Green, Macclesfield

Background imageNorth Collection: Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France

Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France
View of the Plaine de Beuvri (or Beuvry) near the town of Bethune in Artois, north of Paris. Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin near a windmill

Background imageNorth Collection: Welcome Home Snowy

Welcome Home Snowy
VALUE!

Background imageNorth Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport

Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport
Charles Green ballooning poster advertising his 75th ascent, from Stockport, under the patronage of Henry Hodgkinson, the Mayor, with a second ascent from Castle Yard, a band of music in attendance

Background imageNorth Collection: Strawberry picking

Strawberry picking

Background imageNorth Collection: Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France

Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France
Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin in front of the Chateau de Beuvry, near Bethune. They had ascended from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, earlier the same day

Background imageNorth Collection: WW2 Poster -- What are you doing about Education?

WW2 Poster -- What are you doing about Education?
What are YOU doing about EDUCATION Army Education Poster, by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking (1911-1999), Royal Engineers. 1945

Background imageNorth Collection: WW2 Poster -- British tanks in action

WW2 Poster -- British tanks in action
British tanks hurled Italy out of Abyssinia, and in Libya completely wrecked Axis plans of conquest. Colour photolithograph. Associated with the Royal Armoured Corps. 1942

Background imageNorth Collection: WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food

WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food
Flies Foul Food. Your health depends on wholesome food - keep it covered from flies! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper

Background imageNorth Collection: WW2 Poster -- Swat It

WW2 Poster -- Swat It
Swat It! Flies breed in hundreds at a time. Each one you kill means the end of hundreds yet unhatched! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper, published 1944

Background imageNorth 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 imageNorth Collection: Ornately decorated balloon in flight

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

Background imageNorth Collection: Promotional Poster for Llandudno in North Wales

Promotional Poster for Llandudno in North Wales
Promotional Poster for the Seaside Resort of Llandudno in North Wales. circa 1960s

Background imageNorth 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 imageNorth Collection: Cover design, Latecoere Airlines timetable

Cover design, Latecoere Airlines timetable, serving France, Spain and Morocco. The Latecoere company was founded in 1917, and is based in Toulouse. Showing a map with routes. circa 1922

Background imageNorth Collection: Cover design, Western Airways timetable

Cover design, Western Airways timetable
Cover design, Western Airways summer timetable, showing a map with destinations: Manchester, Birmingham, Swansea, Cardiff, Bristol, Weston, Barnstaple, Newquay and Penzance. 1939

Background imageNorth Collection: Garnerins balloon and parachute

Garnerins balloon and parachute

Background imageNorth 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 imageNorth Collection: Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure

Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure
Cover design, Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei (German Zeppelin Airline) brochure. Showing an artists impression of the Graf Zeppelin II airship flying over the Empire State Building in New York

Background imageNorth Collection: Book cover design, The Air Patrol

Book cover design, The Air Patrol: a Story of the North-West Frontier, by Herbert Strang, London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. Showing an airman with a map. 1913

Background imageNorth Collection: Barmouth, Gwynedd, north west Wales

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

Background imageNorth Collection: Fishermans daughter, Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire

Fishermans daughter, Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire
Fishermans daughter standing outside her home, Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire. late 19th century

Background imageNorth Collection: The Harbour, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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

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

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

Background imageNorth Collection: Walrus and gulls looking at whale

Walrus and gulls looking at whale

Background imageNorth Collection: Red Indian

Red Indian

Background imageNorth 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 imageNorth Collection: Children at play - Addison Place, London

Children at play - Addison Place, London
Children playing cricket and climbing drainpipes - Addison Place, London. Date: 1956

Background imageNorth Collection: Boys pushing a car, Princedale Road, Kensington, London

Boys pushing a car, Princedale Road, Kensington, London
A group of boys giving a car a push start in Princedale Road, North Kensington, London. Date: 1957

Background imageNorth Collection: Walrus and gulls at the North Pole

Walrus and gulls at the North Pole

Background imageNorth Collection: Boys playing Kingy in the playground at a Kilburn school

Boys playing Kingy in the playground at a Kilburn school
A group of boys playing a ball game called Kingy in the playground of St Johns School, Kilburn, north west London. (2 of 2) Date: 1961

Background imageNorth Collection: Winter Sports with Thomas Cook & Son

Winter Sports with Thomas Cook & Son
Cover illustration for Winter Sports in France, Italy, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Sweden and Canada, under the management of Thomas Cook & Son Ltd

Background imageNorth Collection: Boys tying rope round a lamppost, Southam Street

Boys tying rope round a lamppost, Southam Street
Two boys tying a length of rope round a lamppost in Southam Street, North Kensington, West London, so that they can swing round it (see 10061196). Date: 1956

Background imageNorth Collection: Hitlers plan for the New Order during WW2

Hitlers plan for the New Order during WW2
Hitlers plan for the New Order, depicted in map form. On the collapse of France, the plan was to make peace with Britain, consolidate the German position and start the New Order

Background imageNorth Collection: The first sandbag wedding during WW2

The first sandbag wedding during WW2 -- Corporal C J White of the 1st City of London Regiment leaves Islington Register Office, North London, with his bride

Background imageNorth Collection: PLM Poster, Touring Club de France

PLM Poster, Touring Club de France, advertising rail travel to Algeria and Tunisia. Showing a man riding a camel in the desert. 20th century

Background imageNorth Collection: Sami family, Arctic area of Sapmi

Sami family, Arctic area of Sapmi
Members of a Sami family standing outside their tent. They are from the Arctic area of Sapmi, which covers northern parts of Scandinavia and Russia. late 19th century

Background imageNorth Collection: New Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne

New Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
View of the New Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. Seen here with a procession taking place in the year of its opening. 1928

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

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

Background imageNorth Collection: Nervi, north west Italy

Nervi, north west Italy, once a fishing village, now a seaside resort. late 19th century

Background imageNorth Collection: Old Castle and Black Gate, Newcastle on Tyne

Old Castle and Black Gate, Newcastle on Tyne

Background imageNorth Collection: Girl in traditional costume, Egypt

Girl in traditional costume, Egypt
Girl in traditional costume, including a translucent white blouse and a necklace, Egypt. circa 1870

Background imageNorth Collection: Street barbers, Egypt

Street barbers, Egypt
Street barbers at work, Egypt. circa 1870

Background imageNorth Collection: National Theatre, Algiers, Algeria

National Theatre, Algiers, Algeria, North Africa. circa 1870

Background imageNorth Collection: Lepers begging, Egypt

Lepers begging, Egypt
Three lepers begging, Egypt. circa 1870

Background imageNorth Collection: Snake charmer, North Africa

Snake charmer, North Africa. circa 1870

Background imageNorth Collection: Old Mosque, Egypt

Old Mosque, Egypt. circa 1870




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