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1936 Collection (#5)

"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: Women picking daffodils in Art Deco style

Women picking daffodils in Art Deco style. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: York City FC football team 1936

York City FC football team 1936. Back row: Fox, Pinder, Routledge (Captain), Wilson, Speed, Wass. Front row: Green, Banfield, Graham, Hathway, Spooner. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Ayr Corinthians FC football team 1936

Ayr Corinthians FC football team 1936. Back row: Watson (Associate Vice-President), Wallace, Watson (Vice-President), Dunlop, McKnight, Steel, Maxwell, Alexander, Lawson, Wallace (Secretary), White

Background image1936 Collection: Advert for Courtaulds Rayons 1936

Advert for Courtaulds Rayons 1936
The miracle of Rayons. Rayon is what you used to call artifical silk. Its name was changed because it isn t silk and it isn t artificial. It is beautiful thread

Background image1936 Collection: Cottage on Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Cottage on Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
A cottage on the island of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, northern Scotland, with inhabitants and cattle. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Zulu Dance / Large group

Zulu Dance / Large group
A large and spectacular group of Zulu dancers

Background image1936 Collection: Miss Mary Day Winn of New York is helped aboard LZ 129 H?

Miss Mary Day Winn of New York is helped aboard LZ 129 H?
Miss Mary Day Winn of New York is helped aboard LZ 129 Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey, on 11 May 1936 before its return flight to Europe

Background image1936 Collection: Lonesome Jackass

Lonesome Jackass
31st March 1945: A donkey is caught in a cars headlights. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1936 - The Magic Lantern Of A Cars Headlights - pub

Background image1936 Collection: A Skier On Top Of Mount Hood

A Skier On Top Of Mount Hood
Portland, Oregon: July 8, 1936 A skier stands on Mount Hood for some mid-summer skiing

Background image1936 Collection: Bicycle Broadcasting

Bicycle Broadcasting
Washington, D.C.: May 30, 1936 Star NBC sports announcer Jim McGrath and NBC engineer Phil Merryman commandeer a tandem bicycle to be able to announce the 25 mile marathon today in Washington, D.C

Background image1936 Collection: Queen Mary leaving Clydebank

Queen Mary leaving Clydebank
The Queen Mary leaving Clydebank on March 24 1936 Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Good-Night, Everybody! by Muriel Dawson

Good-Night, Everybody! by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl heads off to bed. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: King George V & Queen Mary

King George V & Queen Mary
Photography of George V (1865-1936)and Queen Mary in ceremonial robes. Date: 1st July 1911

Background image1936 Collection: Cover design, Railway Air Services timetable

Cover design, Railway Air Services timetable in conjunction with Spartan Air Lines Ltd, between London and the Isle of Wight. circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Daimler 15 Saloon

Daimler 15 Saloon
An aristocratic car at a moderate price, the choice of the well-to-do business or professional man. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Princess Elizabeth playing with dolls pram

Princess Elizabeth playing with dolls pram
The young Princess Elizabeth plays with her dolls pram in her miniature garden, attached to her miniature house. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: 1936 Delage ERA

1936 Delage ERA

Background image1936 Collection: Herzogin Cecilie nearing Falmouth, Cornwall

Herzogin Cecilie nearing Falmouth, Cornwall
The Herzogin Cecilie, a German four mast barque (Windjammer), named after German Crown Princess Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954), nearing Falmouth, Cornwall

Background image1936 Collection: Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936

Outdoor washing, Boys Club 1936
Two boys from a Boys Club wash using soap and a small bowl of water outside

Background image1936 Collection: Australian Speedway Team, 1936

Australian Speedway Team, 1936 when they met England at the first official Speedway Test Match at Wembley on 28th May 1936. Final result was England 65 points and Australia 48 points

Background image1936 Collection: Princess Elizabeth of York in the garden

Princess Elizabeth of York in the garden
Princess Elizabeth of York (now Queen Elizabeth II) taken at the Yorks London residence, 145, Piccadilly in 1936 with two of her corgis

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 his uniform as Colonel of the Black Watch, date unknown

Background image1936 Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary, Hindenburg and Big Ben, 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary, Hindenburg and Big Ben, 1936
Illustration of R.M.S. Queen Mary, shown with the airship Hindenberg and the Westminster clock tower Big Ben, in order to give a clear idea of the grand scale of the Cunard White Star Liner

Background image1936 Collection: Members of the POUM march through Barcelona; Spanish Civil W

Members of the POUM march through Barcelona; Spanish Civil W
Photograph showing members of the Workers Party of Marxist Unification (POUM) marching along one of the avenues of Barcelona, during the early stages of the Spanish Civil War, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Clara Butt / Bassano

Clara Butt / Bassano
CLARA BUTT Opera singer (contralto)

Background image1936 Collection: Ballet Russes / La Concura

Ballet Russes / La Concura
LA CONCURRENCE Curtain design by Andre Derain

Background image1936 Collection: Blue Persian Kittens

Blue Persian Kittens
A pair of very fluffy blue Persian cats sit together

Background image1936 Collection: Edward Viii / P Journal 36

Edward Viii / P Journal 36
AMOUR OU COURONNE ? EDWARD VIII makes his choice, with a little help from Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister

Background image1936 Collection: Photograph of Upton Manor Tavern, West Ham, London

Photograph of Upton Manor Tavern, West Ham, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background image1936 Collection: Fashion design by Eva Lutyens

Fashion design by Eva Lutyens. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Glass Perfume Bottle

Glass Perfume Bottle
A swinging scent spray: A scent spray which swings on a pivot is a useful and decorative novelty and an ideal last minute Christmas present. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Yeoman Warders of the Tower on their way to Easter service

Yeoman Warders of the Tower on their way to Easter service at St. Peter ad Vincula Chapel in the Tower of London after their annual inspection by the governor of the Tower. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Bristol - Cabot Tower, Brandon Hill

Bristol - Cabot Tower, Brandon Hill. The tower was built in the 1890s to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the journey of the Genoese explorer John Cabot from Bristol to lands which later became

Background image1936 Collection: King Edward VIII - Chief of the Royal Air Force

King Edward VIII - Chief of the Royal Air Force
King Edward VIII (1894-1972) - Chief of the Royal Air Force. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The Transporter, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire

The Transporter, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
The Transporter, Middlesbrough, near Stockton, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Advert for J. Thorn & Sons portable sheds and greenhouses

Advert for J. Thorn & Sons portable sheds and greenhouses
Put it in Thorns. Thorns garden sheds are so popular because, as being necessary to ensure a well-kept garden, they are sold at popular prices. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Mine! by Muriel Dawson

Mine! by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in a blue dress picks some flowers through a fence. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Little Brunette by Muriel Dawson

Little Brunette by Muriel Dawson -- a cute little girl with brown hair and a mauve woolly hat. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: PENNSYLVANIA: EASTON, 1936. View of Easton, Pennsylvania. Photograph by Walker Evans

PENNSYLVANIA: EASTON, 1936. View of Easton, Pennsylvania. Photograph by Walker Evans, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: White Waltham as it was in 1936

White Waltham as it was in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Hillman Minx

Hillman Minx
One of many models, the Hillman Minx Magnificent is a de luxe family saloon but priced at less than L200. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral
The partially built Guildford Cathedral, Surrey, England, photographed during World War Two when the war suspended building works. Started in 1936, finally completed 1961

Background image1936 Collection: Major A. T. Gardner with his new 1100-cc M. G. car

Major A. T. Gardner with his new 1100-cc M. G. car
Major A.T. Gardner ( Goldie Gardner) seen here wearing tie, moustache and pleats, next to his new M.G. 1100-cc. Gardner was very successful in breaking speed records in smaller cars

Background image1936 Collection: Front cover from The Bystander 1936

Front cover from The Bystander 1936
A colourful cover of an aeroplane flying over the coast. As aviation increased during the 1930s, the Bystander published a Flying Number each year

Background image1936 Collection: Lord David Beatty

Lord David Beatty
LORD DAVID BEATTY British admiral and 1st Earl

Background image1936 Collection: Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces

Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces
Sudan. Omdurman. The battle field of 1898. Kitchners forces against the Mahdis successors. 1936, Sudan, Omdurman

Background image1936 Collection: Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces

Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces
Sudan. Omdurman. The battle field of 1898. Kitchners forces against the Mahdis successors. Monument to those who fell fighting with Kitchner. Close up. 1936, Sudan, Omdurman

Background image1936 Collection: Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces

Sudan Omdurman battle field 1898 Kitchners forces
Sudan. Omdurman. The battle field of 1898. Kitchners forces against the Mahdis successors. Monument to those who fell fighting with Kitchner. 1936, Sudan, Omdurman




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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.