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1936 Collection (#6)

"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: 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

Background image1936 Collection: Baalbek Temples Bacchus Jupiter sunset 1936 Lebanon

Baalbek Temples Bacchus Jupiter sunset 1936 Lebanon
Baalbek. Temples of Bacchus & Jupiter at sunset. 1936, Lebanon, Ba╩╗labakk

Background image1936 Collection: Eden at Polo Match 1936

Eden at Polo Match 1936
SIR ANTHONY EDEN (far left), with Lady Eden and Lord and Lady Willingdon, watching the USA vs England polo match at Hurlingham. He was later Prime Minister 1955 -1957. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Birmingham FC football team 1936

Birmingham FC football team 1936. Back row: Evans (Assistant Trainer), Grosvenor, Lea, Clack, Fillingham, Hibbs, Booton, Morral, Gibson (Trainer)

Background image1936 Collection: Sutton Ambion, Atherstone Hunt area, Leicestershire

Sutton Ambion, Atherstone Hunt area, Leicestershire
View of Sutton Ambion, Leicestershire, in the Atherstone Hunt area, with a hunt in progress. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Aerial view of the Bristol Aero Engine Department factory

Aerial view of the Bristol Aero Engine Department factory and offices, September 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Charles William Anderson Scott AFC (1903-1946)

Charles William Anderson Scott AFC (1903-1946)
Charles William Anderson Scott, AFC, 1903-1946, left, and Tom Campbell Black, 1899-1936, winners of the MacRobertson Air Race, London to Melbourne race, in 1934

Background image1936 Collection: June Roses

June Roses Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Brough Superior

Brough Superior
A handsome car combining speed and elegance which will nevertheless vanish without a trace... Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: M. G. Magnette

M. G. Magnette
The archetypal sports car popular with fresh air enthusiasts and motorists who value performance : this is the N type. The MG slogan is Safety Fast. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Triumph Gloria

Triumph Gloria
This is the Triumph-Gloria two-litre Vitesse saloon. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Riley Adelphi

Riley Adelphi
Riley Eight 90 Adelphi saloon, with all-British V-8 engine. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: A. C. Sports Car

A. C. Sports Car
A.C. sports two-seater - maximum speed 90 mph ! Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: De Havilland Comet aeroplane

De Havilland Comet aeroplane
The De Havilland " Comet" aeroplane, a racing monoplane seating two, with duplicated controls. Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Examples of art on the RMS Queen Mary

Examples of art on the RMS Queen Mary. At the top left are four statuettes carved from limewood blocks by Norman J Forrest, representing The Four Seasons, for the main tourist class staircase

Background image1936 Collection: Oscar Rabin and his Romany band, 1936

Oscar Rabin and his Romany band, 1936 Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Poodle & Mirror

Fall / Poodle & Mirror
CHAMPION NUNSOE THE FLORIN Owned by Miss Lane. A white dog with a poodle cut looks at its reflection in a mirror. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: SILENT STILL: LABORATORIES. Warner Baxter as Dr. Samuel Mudd, The Prisoner of Shark Island, 1936

SILENT STILL: LABORATORIES. Warner Baxter as Dr. Samuel Mudd, The Prisoner of Shark Island, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Tatler front-cover: Madeleine Carroll

Tatler front-cover: Madeleine Carroll
The beautiful young English actress was at this time filming the new Walter Wangle production, The Case Against Mrs Ames. Her most recent successes in this period were The Thirty-nine Steps

Background image1936 Collection: G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
Photographic portrait of G(ilbert) K(eith) Chesterton (1874-1936), the English critic, novelist and poet

Background image1936 Collection: Turkish Sword Dance

Turkish Sword Dance
Turkish sword dance

Background image1936 Collection: Chesterton Photo

Chesterton Photo
GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON Writer, caught by the photographer in the act of writing something, showing clearly the way he holds his pencil

Background image1936 Collection: San Fansisco - Oakland Bay Bridge

San Fansisco - Oakland Bay Bridge
Illustration of San Francisco - Oakland Bay bridge, at the time the largest bridge system in the world at 8.25 miles long

Background image1936 Collection: Workers - May Day 1936

Workers - May Day 1936
Workers organisations May Day celebrations in Hyde Park - London

Background image1936 Collection: Luigi Pirandello Nobel

Luigi Pirandello Nobel
LUIGI PIRANDELLO Italian novelist, dramatist and lecturer, awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 1934

Background image1936 Collection: Midnight Sun / Ballet Russ

Midnight Sun / Ballet Russ
MIDNIGHT SUN Set design, showing dancers on stage and large sun-faces over-head

Background image1936 Collection: Arthur Quiller-Couch / Cig

Arthur Quiller-Couch / Cig
SIR ARTHUR QUILLER-COUCH pen name: Q English man of letters in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Beverley Nichols / Cig Cd

Beverley Nichols / Cig Cd
BEVERLEY NICHOLS English writer of books, plays, music and lyrics in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Chesterton / Cig Card

Chesterton / Cig Card
GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON English journalist and writer

Background image1936 Collection: A Toscanini / 1936

A Toscanini / 1936
ARTURO TOSCANINI Italian conductor, known for his dynamic style, conducting in 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Mrs Potter / Players 1903

Mrs Potter / Players 1903
MRS JAMES BROWN-POTTER (nee CORA URQUHART) American actress

Background image1936 Collection: George V / Postcard Sailor

George V / Postcard Sailor
GEORGE V " Our Sailor King", with a picture of the battleship HMS King George V below

Background image1936 Collection: George V / Postcard 1910

George V / Postcard 1910
GEORGE V King of Britain (1910-36)

Background image1936 Collection: Palestian Rebellion / 1936

Palestian Rebellion / 1936
At Nablus, Palestinians rebel against British mandate

Background image1936 Collection: Cannes / Beach 1936

Cannes / Beach 1936
Cannes: a crowded beach

Background image1936 Collection: Girls with Toy Train Set

Girls with Toy Train Set
Two little girls (Princesses Astrid and Ragnhild of Norway) playing with their toy train set

Background image1936 Collection: Countess Howe Dog

Countess Howe Dog
Lorna, Countess Howe, with her Griffon, Binkie

Background image1936 Collection: Hoover Dam Colorado

Hoover Dam Colorado
The Boulder Dam - later renamed the Hoover Dam - of the Colorado River, Colorado, USA

Background image1936 Collection: Knitted Bows 1936

Knitted Bows 1936
A machine-knitted jumper with narrow pleat detail on the shoulders & body. Wool lace bows add a decorative touch

Background image1936 Collection: Cattle Marshes Peter Henry Emerson British born Cuba

Cattle Marshes Peter Henry Emerson British born Cuba
Cattle on the Marshes; Peter Henry Emerson (British, born Cuba, 1856 - 1936); London, England; 1886; Platinum print; 18.9 x 28.9 cm (7 7, 16 x 11 3, 8 in.)

Background image1936 Collection: Queen Mary with grandchildren

Queen Mary with grandchildren
Queen Mary with three of her grandchildren: left, young Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II), right, Princess Margaret, and centre (on Queen Marys lap), Prince Edward, son of Prince George

Background image1936 Collection: Handley Page HP.42 G-AAUE 'Hadrian'

Handley Page HP.42 G-AAUE 'Hadrian' (msn 42/2), of Imperial Airways. Date: circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Alfa Romeo 12C-36

Alfa Romeo 12C-36. The 12C-36, introduced in 1936, was a Tipo C fitted with the new V12 instead of the 3.8 litre straight-eight. Date: circa 1990

Background image1936 Collection: Wallis Simpson with Mr and Mrs Herman Rogers

Wallis Simpson with Mr and Mrs Herman Rogers
Wallis Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor, pictured with close friends, Herman and Katherine Rogers, her hosts at the Villa Lou Viei in Cannes during the abdication crisis

Background image1936 Collection: A glimpse of the River Tyne from the decks of the RMS Olympic

A glimpse of the River Tyne from the decks of the RMS Olympic, which is rapidly being broken up at Messers Thomas W Ward Ltd in Jarrow. 23rd April 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Photograph of Astric Lodge PH, Stepney, London

Photograph of Astric Lodge PH, Stepney, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Keeshond / 1936

Fall / Keeshond / 1936
A group of six puppies. Owner: Lewes 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.