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Radio Collection

Background imageRadio Collection: Motorcycle police

Motorcycle police
People You See. Motorcycle police. From Teddy Bear (19 April 1964)

Background imageRadio Collection: Tank manoeuvres controlled by radio-telephony by G. H. Davis

Tank manoeuvres controlled by radio-telephony by G. H. Davis
Annotated illustration showing a company-commander broadcasting his orders to his section-commanders by wireless. The tank in the foreground is seen cut away diagrammatically to show the driver

Background imageRadio Collection: Advert for a 1930s radio set

Advert for a 1930s radio set c. 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: RAF observer with wireless transmitter, WW1

RAF observer with wireless transmitter, WW1
An RAF observer with a wireless transmitter which allows him to keep in touch with British guns, on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageRadio Collection: Man listening to a radio

Man listening to a radio
Man sitting in an armchair, listening to a large radio. 20th century

Background imageRadio Collection: Advertisement -- We are the Ovaltineys

Advertisement -- We are the Ovaltineys. A girl and a boy sing the Ovaltineys song: We are the Ovaltineys, little girls and boys, At games or sports we re more than keen

Background imageRadio Collection: Poster for industrial exhibition, Berlin, Germany

Poster for industrial exhibition, Berlin, Germany
Poster for an industrial exhibition in Berlin, Germany, from July to August 1936. 1936

Background imageRadio Collection: Advert for the EKCO vintage radio set

Advert for the EKCO vintage radio set
Advert for a vintage radio set for EKCO electric radio receivers. early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Amateur wireless hobbyists

Amateur wireless hobbyists

Background imageRadio Collection: Graf Zeppelin airship in flight

Graf Zeppelin airship in flight
The German Graf Zeppelin airship in flight, viewed from below

Background imageRadio Collection: People in and around the Graf Zeppelin airship

People in and around the Graf Zeppelin airship
People in and around the German Graf Zeppelin airship. Seen here is a close-up of the radio room window

Background imageRadio Collection: Man and woman with radio equipment

Man and woman with radio equipment
A man and a woman sit with radio equipment, including earphones, clearly enjoying what they are hearing

Background imageRadio Collection: Radio Rabbits

Radio Rabbits
Two rabbits wearing headphones, tuning into a radio station. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Dog Listening to Radio

Dog Listening to Radio
A dog with its feet up, listening to a radio on some headphones while reading a newspaper. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: London Opinion 1935

London Opinion 1935
A jolly looking woman wearing a party dress and paper hat opens the top of an old wireless set, ready to play some tunes perhaps. Date: 1935

Background imageRadio Collection: FALSE BOOKCASE

FALSE BOOKCASE
A false corner cupboard bookcase, concealing a drinks shelf, radio and speakers! Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Hat Wireless 1930S

Hat Wireless 1930S
A man tunes into his hat radio! Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: French advertisement for G Marconi radio

French advertisement for G Marconi radio. c. 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Advert for French radio set, the Loisirs 480

Advert for French radio set, the Loisirs 480
Advert for a French 1930s radio set, the Loisirs 480, made by Philips. c. 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Picnic out of the boot of a Morris 8 E-series

Picnic out of the boot of a Morris 8 E-series
Enjoying a picnic out of the boot of a Morris 8 E series 4 door Six Light Date: early 1939

Background imageRadio Collection: Largest Wireless Valve

Largest Wireless Valve
The worlds largest wireless valve, being made in a factory in Germany. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Wireless Mast

Wireless Mast
A man working on a radio mast in Berlin, Germany. Date: 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Children Listen to Radio

Children Listen to Radio
Three children at the Babies Hotel, Clapham Common, London, listen intently to the radio at home, whilst Teddy seems distracted. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Africans with Pelele

Africans with Pelele
Three Congo natives with lip plates (pelele), listening to a radio broadcast in West Africa. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: African Radio Broadcast

African Radio Broadcast
Congo natives with lip plates (pelele) making a radio broadcast in West Africa. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Grand National Results

Grand National Results
A group gathered round a wireless to hear the results of the Grand National. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: The Grand National

The Grand National
A group gathered round a wireless to hear the results of the Grand National. Date: early 1930s

Background imageRadio Collection: Grand National on Radio

Grand National on Radio
An excited audience listen to a broadcast of the Grand National (horse race) on the wireless. Date: early 1930s



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