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Background imagePeople Collection: 1960s Female swimsuit contest

1960s Female swimsuit contest, Beauty, competition, swimsuits

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Count Zambeccaris balloon

Count Zambeccaris balloon

Background imagePeople Collection: Balloon descent at Gonesse, France

Balloon descent at Gonesse, France
The first trial hydrogen balloon which ascended from the Champ de Mars, and descended in the village of Gonesse, north east of Paris

Background imagePeople Collection: Fairy tale scenes

Fairy tale scenes

Background imagePeople Collection: Policeman

Policeman
People You See. Policeman. From Teddy Bear (12 October 1963)

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Balloon descent, Prairie de Billancourt, France

Balloon descent, Prairie de Billancourt, France
View of Jean-Pierre Blanchards balloon, which ascended from the Champ de Mars, Paris, and landed on the Prairie de Billancourt (on the Haute-de-Seine) later the same day. 2 March 1784

Background imagePeople Collection: Festival for 14 July, Champs Elysees, Paris

Festival for 14 July, Champs Elysees, Paris

Background imagePeople Collection: The Chauffeur

The Chauffeur
People you see - the chauffeur

Background imagePeople Collection: French park festivities with fireworks and balloon

French park festivities with fireworks and balloon

Background imagePeople Collection: Balloon ascent from the Tuilieries Gardens, Paris

Balloon ascent from the Tuilieries Gardens, Paris
Second balloon ascent, made from the Tuileries Gardens by Charles and Robert, watched by a crowd of spectators. 1 December 1783

Background imagePeople Collection: Montgolfier balloon ascent, Versailles

Montgolfier balloon ascent, Versailles
Ascent of the Montgolfier balloon from Versailles, viewed by the King, the Royal Family and a large crowd of spectators. The balloon flew for eight minutes, then descended in the Bois de Vaucresson

Background imagePeople Collection: Ornate balloon ascending, Paris

Ornate balloon ascending, Paris
A large, ornate Montgolfier balloon ascending over Paris, with two passengers (probably Andre Giroud de Villette and Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier). With people on the launch site below

Background imagePeople Collection: Seaside frolic

Seaside frolic. Edwardian seaside scene of young people playing in the sea. Date: 1907

Background imagePeople Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Letter from George V

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Letter from George V
An open letter To my people from King George V. One of thirteen printed posters produced in Britain between August 1914 - March 1916. 1916

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Lunardi in a balloon

Lunardi in a balloon
Lunardis Grand Air Balloon, engraved for the Aerostatic Spy 1 April 1785. Probably depicting his flight from the Artillery Grounds to Ware in Hertfordshire on 15 September 1784. 1785

Background imagePeople Collection: Cartoon, tickling an elephant

Cartoon, tickling an elephant
Cartoon by John Hassall: Tickle! Tickle! Tommy holds up a peacock feather and says: See me make im jump and throw Billy orf. 20th century

Background imagePeople 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 imagePeople 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 imagePeople 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 imagePeople Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people farming -- Within a year, very few were still working on the land. 1940-1945

Background imagePeople Collection: Satirical cartoon, Rural Sports, Balloon Hunting

Satirical cartoon, Rural Sports, Balloon Hunting

Background imagePeople Collection: Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage in Lunardis balloon

Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage in Lunardis balloon
Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage going up from St Georges Field in Lunardis balloon, 29 June 1785. June 1785

Background imagePeople Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- bull and dog, giant snail

Nursery Rhymes -- bull and dog, giant snail
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- a little dog runs away as a bull runs into a tree. Below -- people throw sticks and stones at a giant snail (Four-and-twenty tailors went to kill a snail)

Background imagePeople Collection: Fair in Hyde Park, London, with Grahams balloon

Fair in Hyde Park, London, with Grahams balloon
View of the Fair in Hyde Park, London, with Grahams balloon in flight above. 28 June 1838

Background imagePeople Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, with people excited to see British squadrons flying overhead, giving them hopes of liberation. 1940-1945

Background imagePeople Collection: Poster design for Southern Pacific railway

Poster design for Southern Pacific railway, Golden State Limited, showing people heading for the train with their luggage. 20th century

Background imagePeople Collection: Ballooning celebration for Queen Victorias birthday

Ballooning celebration for Queen Victorias birthday
Front page of The Penny Satirist - A cheap substitute for a weekly Newspaper. Showing a large image of the Montgolfier balloon ascending from the Surrey Zoological Gardens with about ten people in

Background imagePeople Collection: Lunardis balloon ascent from Artillery Ground

Lunardis balloon ascent from Artillery Ground
Lunardis balloon ascent from the grounds of the Honourable Artillery Company, making him the first Aerial Traveller in the English Atmosphere. With crowds of spectators. 15 September 1784

Background imagePeople Collection: Group of people at a ball

Group of people at a ball
Harlequin illustration, showing a group of people at a ball. 1923

Background imagePeople Collection: Lunardis balloon

Lunardis balloon (bearing a lion and unicorn royal crest) and car containing three people. 1785

Background imagePeople Collection: Return of a balloon, Paris

Return of a balloon, Paris
The ceremonial return of a balloon to Paris, with various people of distinction. Charles and Robert made the ascent from the Tuileries Gardens the previous day. 2 December 1783

Background imagePeople Collection: The Dance magazine front cover 1931

The Dance magazine front cover 1931
Front cover of The Dance magazine featuring a stylised illustration of numerous personalities of the New York stage in the early 1930s. Date: 1931

Background imagePeople Collection: Lunardis balloon, Pantheon

Lunardis balloon, Pantheon
Lunardis balloon, exhibited in the Pantheon, Oxford Street, London. 1784

Background imagePeople Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Ride a Cock Horse

Nursery Rhymes -- Ride a Cock Horse
Nursery Rhymes. An unidentified one (above), showing a man with a brush running into another mans bedroom. Below is a scene illustrating Ride a Cock Horse, showing the fine lady on her white horse

Background imagePeople Collection: Descent of Montgolfier balloon

Descent of Montgolfier balloon
The descent of the Montgolfier balloon, landing in countryside to the consternation of local farmers. 1783

Background imagePeople Collection: Coronation of Napoleon, with balloon

Coronation of Napoleon, with balloon
Festival for the Coronation of Napoleon and Josephine, scene in the Place de la Concorde, Paris, with five balloons ascending as part of the celebrations. 3 December 1804

Background imagePeople Collection: Garnerins balloon and parachute

Garnerins balloon and parachute

Background imagePeople Collection: Lunardis balloon spectators

Lunardis balloon spectators
Lower half of a picture entitled Lunardis Balloon, showing a crowd of spectators standing in a circle -- the balloon is presumably in the sky above them. circa 1780s

Background imagePeople Collection: Balloon ascending with Sadler and Paget

Balloon ascending with Sadler and Paget
A balloon ascending with Mr Sadler and Captain Paget of the Royal Navy from the gardens of the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney, London, watched by a crowd of spectators. 12 August 1811

Background imagePeople Collection: Spectators of balloon ascent, Paris

Spectators of balloon ascent, Paris
Aux Amateurs de Physique, Vue d Optique. An image of chaos as spectators try to get over the wall without a ticket, to watch the balloon ascent of Messrs Charles

Background imagePeople Collection: Satirical ballooning cartoon

Satirical ballooning cartoon
Keegans Balloon 1784. A rude satirical cartoon showing a hot air balloon emitting flames and a head labelled The English Balloon 1784, with a crowd of people standing round

Background imagePeople Collection: Harlequin dancing at the ball

Harlequin dancing at the ball
Harlequin illustration, showing Harlequin dancing at the ball. 1923

Background imagePeople Collection: People and animals with a balloon

People and animals with a balloon
Fanciful design showing crowds of people and animals watching the ascent of an idealised balloon (complete with what appears to be a key to wind it up)

Background imagePeople Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people celebrating their freedom at the end of the war. 1940-1945

Background imagePeople Collection: Satirical cartoon on ballooning

Satirical cartoon on ballooning




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