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1936 Collection (#3)

"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: Exterior - Automat Dining Room, Times Square, New York, USA

Exterior - Automat Dining Room, Times Square, New York, USA
The exterior of the Automat Dining Room - Times Square branch, New York, USA. Horn & Hardart was a food services company of the USA noted for operating the first food service automats in Philadelphia

Background image1936 Collection: Pegasus - Filton House, Bristol Aero Engine Department

Pegasus - Filton House, Bristol Aero Engine Department
Pegasus on Filton House, the administrative offices of the Bristol Aeroplane, Co Ltd. c.1936

Background image1936 Collection: UNAMUNO, Miguel de (1864-1936)

UNAMUNO, Miguel de (1864-1936). Miguel de Unamuno reading in a garden. Photography taken after his return from exile. Published

Background image1936 Collection: International Air Rally Poster

International Air Rally Poster

Background image1936 Collection: Triumph Southern Cross

Triumph Southern Cross
The Triumph-Gloria Southern Cross : earlier models performed well in the Monte Carlo and Alpine trials. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Ae Housman / Aged 35

Ae Housman / Aged 35
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN English scholar and poet at the age of 35

Background image1936 Collection: Stunt / Wall of Death

Stunt / Wall of Death
Wall of Death - Motorcycle rider Fearless Billy Ward riding the wall (picture also shows Dare Devil Marjory Ward )

Background image1936 Collection: Pirandello Signed

Pirandello Signed
LUIGI PIRANDELLO Italian novelist and playwright, author of Six characters in search of an author etc.#

Background image1936 Collection: Modern Style Home

Modern Style Home
A suburban home in the modern style - a visitor arrives for dinner

Background image1936 Collection: Riefenstahl / Olympics 2

Riefenstahl / Olympics 2
OLYMPISCHESPIELE Leni Riefenstahl directs cameraman Walter Frentz during the filming of the Berlin Olympics, arguably the finest film of sport ever made

Background image1936 Collection: Edward Viii / Farewell Spc

Edward Viii / Farewell Spc
Edward VIII chooses love rather than the throne; his farewell speech is widely distributed

Background image1936 Collection: King George V

King George V
Photographic portrait of King George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1865-1936), pictured in uniform, date unknown

Background image1936 Collection: Tommy Farr (1914-1986)

Tommy Farr (1914-1986)
Photographic portrait of Tommy Farr, the Welsh heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, 1936

Holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, 1936
Photograph showing a group of holidaymakers watching the Brixham Regatta, from a vantage point on a West Country cliff, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: AP HERBERT

AP HERBERT
English journalist and writer SIR ALAN PATRICK HERBERT (1890-1971), alias ALBERT HADDOCK

Background image1936 Collection: Automatic Phone Exchange

Automatic Phone Exchange
Automatic telephone exchange of the British Post Office, which at that time managed the telephone network

Background image1936 Collection: Princess May of Teck, c. 1885

Princess May of Teck, c. 1885
Photographic portrait of Princess May of Teck (1867-1953), later Queen Mary, pictured c.1885. In 1891 she married the Duke of York

Background image1936 Collection: Marguerite Durand / Losque

Marguerite Durand / Losque
MARGUERITE DURAND French womens rights activist and journalist: a satirical depiction

Background image1936 Collection: Hungarian Grand Prix

Hungarian Grand Prix
Rudolf Caracciola for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. He took the first championship title in 1935 and again in 1937 and 1938

Background image1936 Collection: Hungarian Grand Prix

Hungarian Grand Prix
The start of the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest

Background image1936 Collection: Somerset Maugham / Cig

Somerset Maugham / Cig
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM English novelist and short story writer, in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Wellington Construction

Wellington Construction
Assembly of a Wellington bomber at the Vickers factory. This was the RAFs standard light bomber at the outbreak of World War Two

Background image1936 Collection: Glazunov / Musician

Glazunov / Musician
ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV Russian musician

Background image1936 Collection: The Duke and Duchess of Kent and children

The Duke and Duchess of Kent and children
Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942), Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968) and their two eldest children, Edward (born 1935 and the current Duke of Kent) and Alexandra (born 1936)

Background image1936 Collection: Sons of George V

Sons of George V
EDWARD VIII and his brothers. From left, Prince George, Duke of Kent, the King (formerly Prince of Wales), Albert, Duke of York and Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Background image1936 Collection: Composition in White, Red, and Yellow 1936

Composition in White, Red, and Yellow 1936
Piet Mondrian

Background image1936 Collection: Spain. Civil War. Militia men

Spain. Civil War. Militia men
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Campaign for the defense of Madrid (autumn 1936). Bataillon of women's militia. Engraving

Background image1936 Collection: Photograph of Cuffley Hotel, Cuffley, Hertfordshire

Photograph of Cuffley Hotel, Cuffley, Hertfordshire. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background image1936 Collection: His Majesty Edward VIII

His Majesty Edward VIII (1894-1972) - in a highly unusual imagined portrait (published early in 1936), illustrating a scene which was never to take place as the King abdicated on 11th December 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravicini

Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravicini
Front cover of The Bystander announcing the engagement of Liza Maugham and Vincent Paravinci. He was the Swiss ministers son, she was the daughter of the author William Somerset Maugham. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: HMS Rodney pennant number 29 was one of two Nelson-class battleships seen here at a fleet

HMS Rodney pennant number 29 was one of two Nelson-class battleships seen here at a fleet review prior to the second world war. Circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Residents of Church Row Fulmer 1936

Residents of Church Row Fulmer 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Velocette Motorcycle - KSS Mk. II, 1936. Date: circa 1936

Velocette Motorcycle - KSS Mk. II, 1936. Date: circa 1936
Velocette Motorcycle - KSS Mk.II, 1936. Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Brine Baths, Droitwich, c. 1936

Brine Baths, Droitwich, c. 1936
A GWR Publicity view of the 1935 extension of the St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich Spa in Worcestershire. The building is now called St Richards House and is home to the local Heritage Centre

Background image1936 Collection: Face on the Barroom Floor, Teller House Bar, Colorado, USA

Face on the Barroom Floor, Teller House Bar, Colorado, USA
The Face on the Barroom Floor is a painting on the floor of the Teller House Bar in Central City, Colorado, United States. It was painted in 1936 by Herndon Davis. Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Borzoi / Mythe Champions

Borzoi / Mythe Champions
CHAMPIONS MYTHE MITYA (LEFT) AND MYTHE PETCHORA. Owned by Miss Robinson. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Cocker Spaniel / 1936

Fall / Cocker Spaniel / 1936
Mrs Jamieson Higgins sits in the grass with some of her Treetops cockers

Background image1936 Collection: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
King George VI (1895-1952) and Queen Elizabeth (later The Queen Mother) (1900-2002). Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The Visitors Who Told the Master Off by H. M. Bateman

The Visitors Who Told the Master Off by H. M. Bateman
Cartoon by the master of social satire, H. M. Bateman, showing a somewhat arrogant visitor to a hunt lecture the Master of Foxhounds much to the shock of other members. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham (1902 1986), British-born Kenyan author, aviator, adventurer, and racehorse trainer. Photographed here, just after flying from Abingdon to Cape Breton Island

Background image1936 Collection: Gneisenau, German battleship

Gneisenau, German battleship
Gneisenau, German Scharnhorst-class battleship. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Baker Beach In SF

Baker Beach In SF
San Francisco, California: c.1936. Fishermen on Baker Beach enjoy the view of the Golden Gate Bridge under construction

Background image1936 Collection: JULES ROMAINS (1885-1972). French novelist, dramatist and poet

JULES ROMAINS (1885-1972). French novelist, dramatist and poet. Photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Wallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson
A glamorous studio portrait of Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor (1896-1986), American socialite. Born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, she divorced her second husband

Background image1936 Collection: Mae West and Randolph Scott in Henry Hathaways Go West Young Man (1936)

Mae West and Randolph Scott in Henry Hathaways Go West Young Man (1936)
Mae West and Randolph Scott in Go West Young Man (1936)

Background image1936 Collection: Paddington Station No. 2 Booking Hall, 1936

Paddington Station No. 2 Booking Hall, 1936
This image was taken in 1936 after extensive modernisation was made to Paddington Station. This image shows holiday posters advertising Wolverhampton

Background image1936 Collection: Photograph of Crooked Billet PH, Barking Creek, Essex

Photograph of Crooked Billet PH, Barking Creek, Essex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background image1936 Collection: Audrey Mosson, Railway Queen 1935 - 1936

Audrey Mosson, Railway Queen 1935 - 1936
Railway Queen Audrey Mosson photographed at her crowning ceremony at Belle Vue, Manchester on 7th September 1935. Audrey was the 10th Railway Queen




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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.