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Passing Collection

Background imagePassing Collection: Prevent revealing sensitive information to the enemy spies

Prevent revealing sensitive information to the enemy spies
A poster design from WW2, warning against idle talk to strangers, even if they are exceptionally attractive! circa 1940

Background imagePassing Collection: The Express Train passing a signal-box

The Express Train passing a signal-box

Background imagePassing Collection: Sea Voyaging, Cooks World Travel Service

Sea Voyaging, Cooks World Travel Service
Cover illustration for Sea Voyaging, Cooks World Travel Service. A couple on the deck of a ship are looking out to sea at another ship passing by, with mountains in the background. Date: 1951

Background imagePassing Collection: German prisoners after taking of Guillemont, WW1

German prisoners after taking of Guillemont, WW1
British troops watch German prisoners passing by after the taking of Guillemont, France, on the Western Front during World War One. circa 1916

Background imagePassing Collection: New Ideas in Travel for Holidays and Leave

New Ideas in Travel for Holidays and Leave
Cover illustration for New Ideas in Travel for Holidays and Leave. A man stands on the deck of a ship, looking through binoculars at a yacht passing by on the sea

Background imagePassing Collection: Advertisement for Gladiator Cycles

Advertisement for Gladiator Cycles
A French advertisement for Gladiator Cycles, showing a cyclist keeping up with a car on a high Alpine lane. circa 1910s

Background imagePassing Collection: French troops passing British guns, Western Front, WW1

French troops passing British guns, Western Front, WW1

Background imagePassing Collection: British wiring party passing large gun, Arras, WW1

British wiring party passing large gun, Arras, WW1
A British wiring party passing a large gun mounted on a train near Arras, France, on the Western Front during World War One. circa 1916

Background imagePassing Collection: The Passing of King Arthur

The Passing of King Arthur

Background imagePassing Collection: Art deco girl writing a letter

Art deco girl writing a letter
" If you re ever passing by". Girl in art deco style fashion sitting down at her desk writing a letter. " 1923

Background imagePassing Collection: Old & Young Lacemakers

Old & Young Lacemakers
Learning from Grannie - an old woman lace maker teaches a young girl how to make pillow lace at Honiton, Devon, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePassing Collection: Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots. Artist: Anon. A fairy tale by Charles Perrault. The cat tells his master to jump in the river, to be recued by the passing king and his daughter

Background imagePassing Collection: Cover design, Books for Boys & Girls 1933-34

Cover design, Books for Boys & Girls 1933-34, with various items including a racing car, a speedboat, a sailing boat, an aeroplane, a cyclist, a boy on an elephant, a boy fishing

Background imagePassing Collection: Circular countryside scene

Circular countryside scene
A watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith showing a typical English rural countryside setting of a half-timbered cottage set amid fields, surrounded by fauna in the shape of a passing Cuckoo

Background imagePassing Collection: Pussys Butcher

Pussys Butcher
Pussys butcher. A street trader sells cat food from his cart. He feeds a scrap to passing cat who stands on its hind legs to reach. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePassing Collection: London Tram 1930S

London Tram 1930S
A No. 40 electric tram passing by the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, before crossing Westminster Bridge, destination Woolwich, via Kennington. Date: 1930s



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