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Streets Collection

Background imageStreets Collection: Evacuation as a National Service - Poster

Evacuation as a National Service - Poster
It Might by You! Caring for Evacuees is a National Service circa 1942

Background imageStreets Collection: Langham Place and Portland Place, c. 1805

Langham Place and Portland Place, c. 1805
A view of Langham Place and Portland Place in London, c.1805. Date: c.1805

Background imageStreets Collection: Piccadilly from Coventry Street

Piccadilly from Coventry Street
Piccadilly, fashionable thoroughfare of Londons West End, the view showing it heading west from Coventry Street. Date: 1828

Background imageStreets Collection: View of El Albayzin from the Alhambra, Granada, Spain

View of El Albayzin from the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
View of El Albayzin (Albaicin) from the Alhambra, Granada, Spain. The district retains the narrow, winding streets of its medieval Moorish past. Date: circa 1962

Background imageStreets Collection: Coronation Procession 1937

Coronation Procession 1937
King Edward VIII passes along decorated streets festooned with garlands and bunting in the state coach pulled by the Kings grey in full ceremonial livery

Background imageStreets Collection: Too Many Cooks by Lawson Wood

Too Many Cooks by Lawson Wood
A policeman on the beat around a smart London square appears to be blissfully unaware of the cooks emerging from each house to gaze adoringly at him. Date: 1922

Background imageStreets Collection: Cartier advertisement, 1911

Cartier advertisement, 1911
Advertisement for the jeweller s, Cartier, showing their premises on fashionable New Bond Street in 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageStreets Collection: Scene in Paris, France, at end of WW1

Scene in Paris, France, at end of WW1
A scene of jubilation on the streets of Paris on Armistice Day at the end of World War One. 11 November 1918

Background imageStreets Collection: Man on N. London Street

Man on N. London Street
A sharp dresser on a North Kensington Street Date: 1959

Background imageStreets Collection: Southam St (Mayne) 1961

Southam St (Mayne) 1961
Two ladies have a chat on the kerb as a mother heads off with her young child across the street and a stern faced woman walks home with the shopping. Date: 1961

Background imageStreets Collection: Penny for the Guy / 1956

Penny for the Guy / 1956
Children in Addison Avenue, North Kensington, London push their guy through the streets in a pram. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Hampden Crescent / London

Hampden Crescent / London
Two young women wrapped up against the cold walk happily along Hampden Crescent, London Date: 1958

Background imageStreets Collection: Street Corner / 1956 / Mayne

Street Corner / 1956 / Mayne
A little girl turns to look back down the road on the corner of Southam Street, North Kensington, London as two older ladies stop to talk below a streetlamp. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Street Scene

Street Scene
A group of people getting into a car on Addison Place, North Kensington, London. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Piccadilly Circus / Girls

Piccadilly Circus / Girls
Two young women lean against the railings by Piccadilly Circus Date: 1965

Background imageStreets Collection: Harrow Road / 1960

Harrow Road / 1960
The Harrow Road, North London. A woman with a pram crossing the road. Date: 1960

Background imageStreets Collection: Southam Street 1956

Southam Street 1956
Children playing on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Waiting Outside Pub

Waiting Outside Pub
Black and white Working Class men, hanging around on a street corner, waiting for the Princess Alexandra pub to open, North Kensington, London. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Mods / Brixton / 1963 / Mayne

Mods / Brixton / 1963 / Mayne
Three mods prepare to head off on their Vespa scooters Brixton, London Date: 1963

Background imageStreets Collection: Spivs & Molls

Spivs & Molls
Working class spivs and their molls, Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Men Standing Around

Men Standing Around
A group of men standing around chatting and smoking, Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1958

Background imageStreets Collection: Doorstep Gossip

Doorstep Gossip
Two working class women having a gossip on a doorstep on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: After the Wedding / Mayne

After the Wedding / Mayne
Family gathering after a wedding on Addison Road North Kensington, London Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Admiring a Limo

Admiring a Limo
Working class people gawking at a limousine and chauffeur on a rare visit to Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Teds / Kensington / 1957

Teds / Kensington / 1957
Six young lads, some in classic Teddy Boy attire of suits, long coats and quiffs, lounge out on the pavement in North Kensington, London Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Wedding Celebrations

Wedding Celebrations

Background imageStreets Collection: Hyde Park Council Estate

Hyde Park Council Estate
A group of children run along the walkway of a block of flats on the Hyde Park Council Estate, Sheffield. Date: 1966

Background imageStreets Collection: Hyde Park Estate Shops

Hyde Park Estate Shops
Women and children shopping at the local shop which forms part of the Hyde Park Estate, Sheffield. Date: 1966

Background imageStreets Collection: London Street Scene / 1957

London Street Scene / 1957
Children play beside Portland Road in North Kensington - London Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Teddy Boys / London / 1956

Teddy Boys / London / 1956
A large group of Teddy Boys turn to watch the photographer as a young lad in the foreground pulls back on his catapult, ready to fire at a friend or foe Date: 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Piccadilly Circus / 1965

Piccadilly Circus / 1965
A woman waits on the corner and a man waits to cross the road at Piccadilly Circus. Date: 1965

Background imageStreets Collection: Waiting for Opening Time

Waiting for Opening Time
Working Class black and white men, waiting outside for the Princess Alexandra pub to open, North Kensington, London. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Plymouth Street 1930S

Plymouth Street 1930S
Girls pushing bundles on carts up one of the ancient narrow streets of Plymouth, Devon, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imageStreets Collection: Working Class Women

Working Class Women
Working class women staring down the street from a doorstep on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Southam Street 1958

Southam Street 1958
Children playing on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1958

Background imageStreets Collection: Golborne Road / Bridge

Golborne Road / Bridge
Golborne Road, North Kensington - with a view toward the backs of the houses on Southam Street (now demolished) behind. An elderly lady wheels an empty buggy 1958

Background imageStreets Collection: Wet West End St Scene

Wet West End St Scene
A young woman uses her magazine to keep off the rain as she dashes along a West End street in London. 1956

Background imageStreets Collection: Snowy Kensington Scene

Snowy Kensington Scene
A family crosses Kensal Place, a road in Kensington, London, on a snowy day. There seems to be an abandoned pram in the gutter. Date: 1962

Background imageStreets Collection: London Traffic 1930S

London Traffic 1930S
A busy traffic scene in central London showing horse-drawn vehicles competing with motor cars and buses. Date: early 1930s

Background imageStreets Collection: Edinburgh Soc. Scene / 1958

Edinburgh Soc. Scene / 1958
Housewives sitting outside their tenements in Edinburgh in the late 1950s Date: 1958

Background imageStreets Collection: Pedestrians-London-1954

Pedestrians-London-1954
London pedestrains walk past bombed out buildings and areas of new development Date: 1954

Background imageStreets Collection: Man on Scooter / 1961

Man on Scooter / 1961
A young man on his scooter - North Kensington - London Date: 1961

Background imageStreets Collection: Street Scene / Nottingham

Street Scene / Nottingham
St Annes - Nottingham. A Grandmother sits on her step in a pinny having a chat, whlie a young girl heads down the street biting her nails Date: 1969

Background imageStreets Collection: Lamp Post Larks

Lamp Post Larks
Mischievous little girls hanging from a lamp post, St. Stephens Gardens, London. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Playing on Street / Mayne

Playing on Street / Mayne
A group of boys and young lads out on the street at Brindley Road, London. It seems likely that a football is just out of shot. Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Southam St / 1957 (Mayne)

Southam St / 1957 (Mayne)
Women of two generations stop to talk on Southam Street, North Kensington Date: 1957

Background imageStreets Collection: Dancing Roadmenders

Dancing Roadmenders
A group of men, roadmenders, one of them playing a fiddle while the others dance and fool around in their lunch hour! Date: early 1930s

Background imageStreets Collection: Birmingham Girls / 1964

Birmingham Girls / 1964
Two fashionable girls are amongst the shoppers in a busy Birmingham street. Date: 1964




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