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1936 Collection (#2)

"1936: A Year of Iconic Moments and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to 1936, a year filled with significant events that shaped history

Background image1936 Collection: Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936

Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936
ENGLAND: COAL MINERS, 1936. Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Luggage label, Zeppelin to South America

Luggage label, Zeppelin to South America
Luggage label, Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei (Airline) for the LZ 129 Hindenburg flight to South America. The passenger is a Mrs Sinclair, destination Rio de Janeiro, berth number 32. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Morecambe Lido

Morecambe Lido
The Super Swimming Stadium, an open air swimming pool (lido) at Morecambe, Lancashire, England, was built in 1936 to compete with nearby Blackpool. Date: built 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Morris Eight

Morris Eight
Popular family saloon with a sliding head - i.e. you can open the roof. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36

Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36
A group of Sandringham Clumber spaniels including SANDRINGHAM SWING. Owned and bred by King George V. Photographed at Sandringham Kennels. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Swindon Works Hooter Operator 1936

Swindon Works Hooter Operator 1936
The hooter was a set of steam whistles that called employees into work, and signalled the end of the working day. The operator sounded the hooter by turning a wheel that released steam at high

Background image1936 Collection: King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier

King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier
King Edward VIII (1894-1972), later Duke of Windsor, painted by John St. Helier Lander in the robes of Admiral of the Fleet and as Sovereign of The Order of the Garter

Background image1936 Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936
Photograph of the R.M.S. Queen Mary leaving John Browns shipyard, Clydebank, for Greenock on 24th March 1936. Several of the seven tugs involved in manoevering the Queen Mary down the Clyde are

Background image1936 Collection: Nicolas Ii / George V Phot

Nicolas Ii / George V Phot
KING GEORGE V OF ENGLAND With Czar Nicholas II of Russia in full military dress

Background image1936 Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg

Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg
The Hindenburg flies over the opening ceremony. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: King George V on Throne

King George V on Throne
GEORGE V on his throne

Background image1936 Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens

Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens
JESSE OWENS Jesse Owens breaks the 100 metre record

Background image1936 Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Station, c. 1936

Bristol Temple Meads Station, c. 1936
A view of Diesel Railcar No. 11, built by AEC, waiting at a platform at Bristol Temple Meads in c.1936. These new streamlined railcars were very much of their time

Background image1936 Collection: Bristol - University - Wills Memorial Building

Bristol - University - Wills Memorial Building designed by Sir George Oatley in memory of Henry Overton Wills III (of Wills Cigarettes). Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Raynham Hall Ghost (Cl)

Raynham Hall Ghost (Cl)
Raynham Hall, Norfolk; This figure is not seen but is unknowingly photographed on the staircase; it may be the ghost of Dorothy Walpole, known as The Brown Lady. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Golders Green FC football team 1936

Golders Green FC football team 1936. Back row: Walker, Shorland, Boston, Miles, Bloxham, Bradis. Front row: Breagan, Browne, Bucci (Captain), Evans, Boston. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Blackpool FC football team 1936

Blackpool FC football team 1936. Back row: Hall, Cardwell (Captain), Smith, Dougall, Roxburgh, Watson, Wallace, Witham. Third row: Hampson, Davidson, Carter, Reeday, Jones, Jones, Watson, Finan

Background image1936 Collection: Print Users Yearbook -- Hastings & St Leonards

Print Users Yearbook -- Hastings & St Leonards
Print Users Yearbook -- Souvenir Programme for Hastings and St Leonards, Sussex. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Alfred A. G. Hales, Vanity Fair, Spy

Alfred A. G. Hales, Vanity Fair, Spy
ALFRED ARTHUR GREENWOOD HALES (1860-1936) Australian novelist and war correspondent. Caption: Peace and War Date: 1860 - 1936

Background image1936 Collection: AIRLINE POSTER, 1936. British poster for Imperial Airways. Lithograph by Mark Severin

AIRLINE POSTER, 1936. British poster for Imperial Airways. Lithograph by Mark Severin, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Eritrea - Water Carrier

Eritrea - Water Carrier
Eritrea - Female Water Carrier Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Eleftherios Venizelos in exile in Paris

Eleftherios Venizelos in exile in Paris
Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936), Greek revolutionary and politician, who served as Prime Minister 1910-1920 and 1928-1932

Background image1936 Collection: Poster, Guernsey Airways

Poster, Guernsey Airways, offering frequent services to and from the Channel Islands, with a map showing places and flight durations. circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Air League of the British Empire Poster

Air League of the British Empire Poster
Poster, Air League of the British Empire, Empire Air Day, May 23, 1936. Showing a group of visitors on an airfield, looking at a row of neatly parked biplanes. May 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Princess Elizabeth and corgis

Princess Elizabeth and corgis
Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) pictured at her childhood home of 145 Piccadilly playing with the familys corgis. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Cable Street demonstration 1936

Cable Street demonstration 1936
Anti-fascist crowds, some giving the Communist clenched fist salute, gather round a tram in the East End of London. A very large crowd gathered to protest against the proposed march by Sir Oswald

Background image1936 Collection: Gatwick airport, 1936

Gatwick airport, 1936
The improved Gatwick airport at the time of its official opening, 1936. The new Martello tower-style design enabled the airport to deal with six big air liners at once. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The Queen Mary liner

The Queen Mary liner
A sectional plan of the interior of the liner Queen Mary, which operated mainly in the North Atlantic. Launched in September 1934, her maiden voyage began in May 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Empire flying boat jigsaw

Empire flying boat jigsaw
A jigsaw advertising the most luxurious flying boat in the world, the Empire flying boat. This particular model is the G-ADHL of Imperial Airways

Background image1936 Collection: Lady Houston D. B. E

Lady Houston D. B. E
DAME FANNY LUCY HOUSTON Adventuress and among the first five women to be made a Dame Commander of the British Empire. Pictured on board her steam yacht, Liberty

Background image1936 Collection: King George V as Admiral of the Fleet, c. 1930

King George V as Admiral of the Fleet, c. 1930
Photographic portrait of King George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1865-1936), pictured wearing his Royal Navy Admiral of the Fleet Uniform, c.1930

Background image1936 Collection: Queen Mary, c. 1902

Queen Mary, c. 1902
Photographic portrait of Queen Mary, when Princess May of Teck (1867-1953), pictured c.1902. She married the Duke of York, who became King George V of Great Britain and North Ireland (1865-1936)

Background image1936 Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary, Cunard White Star liner, May 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary, Cunard White Star liner, May 1936
Photograph of the R.M.S. Queen Mary on sea trials, prior to her maiden voyage, May 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Psychology Booklet Ad

Psychology Booklet Ad
Advert for a booklet issued by the British Institute of Practical Psychology called " I can and I will" guaranteed to eradicate your inferiority complex forever

Background image1936 Collection: Dionne Quintuplets / Bath

Dionne Quintuplets / Bath
Cecile, Yvonne, Annette, Emilie & Marie Dionne; Canadian quintuplets b. May 28th 1934

Background image1936 Collection: Dionne Quintuplets / Cover

Dionne Quintuplets / Cover
Cecile, Yvonne, Annette, Emilie & Marie Dionne; Canadian quintuplets b. May 28th 1934

Background image1936 Collection: The Sphere Orient Number 1936

The Sphere Orient Number 1936
Colour front cover image showing a cruise ship docking in an Asian country

Background image1936 Collection: Riding, 1936 Olympics

Riding, 1936 Olympics
Czech postcard, probably sold to raise funds for the Czech equestrian team in the Olympics

Background image1936 Collection: Desert Bus Service

Desert Bus Service
The Nairn Transport Company operates this motor coach which carries passengers from Baghdad on the road to Damascus, and vice versa

Background image1936 Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens

Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens
JESSE OWENS Jesse Owens breaks the 200 metre record

Background image1936 Collection: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
IVAN PETROVICH PAVLOV Russian physiologist

Background image1936 Collection: G K Chesterton, writer

G K Chesterton, writer
Gilbert Keith Chesterton writer

Background image1936 Collection: Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant

Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant
Major Herbert George Brackley, Superintendant, Imperial Airways, right, receives the Certificate of Airworthiness for Canopus from an Air Ministry Official in October 1936 prior to its leaving for

Background image1936 Collection: DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967). American writer. N

DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967). American writer. N

Background image1936 Collection: Wolseley Wasp

Wolseley Wasp
The Wolseley Wasp is a 10 hp family car : the de luxe saloon will set you back only L178 and ten shillings. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Members of a Republican Militia; Spanish Civil War, 1936

Members of a Republican Militia; Spanish Civil War, 1936
Photograph showing two female members of a Republican militia unit taking a break on their march towards the frontline in the Guadarrama Mountains, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: George V / The Queen 1935

George V / The Queen 1935
GEORGE V King of Britain (1910-36)

Background image1936 Collection: Everton FC football team 1936

Everton FC football team 1936. Back row: Britton, Mercer, Sagar, Jones, White. Front row: Geldard, Bentham, Dean (Captain), Cunliffe, Leyfield, Cook. Date: 1936




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"1936: A Year of Iconic Moments and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to 1936, a year filled with significant events that shaped history. From captivating posters to groundbreaking films, let's explore the highlights of this remarkable era. Transport yourself through the Night Mail as you witness the power and beauty of communication depicted in an enchanting poster. Meanwhile, Haile Selassie and Ils 1936 capture our attention, reminding us of their influential roles during this period. The cover of Christie Poirot takes us on a thrilling journey into the world of mystery and intrigue. Join Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in Modern Times as they captivate audiences with their unforgettable final scene from this timeless film. Amidst political tensions, the German battleship Scharnhorst looms large on the horizon, symbolizing a turbulent era. On another note, Charles Lucky Luciano's photograph by the New York City Police Department offers a glimpse into America's underworld during these tumultuous times. Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to discover Dulwich Hamlet FC football team from 1936 – showcasing talent and camaraderie within sports communities. In contrast, Empire flying boat represents technological advancements that revolutionized travel across vast distances. Science fiction lovers can immerse themselves in Astounding Stories magazine cover featuring Shadow out of Time – transporting readers to otherworldly realms beyond imagination. Ota Chou's colorful drawing portrays women stargazers engaging with astronomy in Japan during this period. For those seeking sustenance amidst bustling city life, Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station provided solace for hungry travelers passing through London in 1936.