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1936 Collection (#8)

"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: William Connor Daily Mirror columnist and leader writer

William Connor Daily Mirror columnist and leader writer. Known in the paper as Cassandra, seen here at his desk in Geraldine House writing tomorrows leader column. 27th November 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Competing for a lap record on Oulton Broad, Suffolk, on Saturday, when Mrs. E

Competing for a lap record on Oulton Broad, Suffolk, on Saturday, when Mrs. E. Treglown made the lap in 2m. 27 1-5s. a record in the women and mens Utility " B " Class. 16th May 1936

Background image1936 Collection: A busy market scene in Moat Lane, Birmingham, with The church of St Martin in the Bull

A busy market scene in Moat Lane, Birmingham, with The church of St Martin in the Bull Ring in the background, West Midlands, Thursday 9th April 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Grainges Yard, Uxbridge 1936

Grainges Yard, Uxbridge 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Station Road, West Drayton, Circa 1936

Station Road, West Drayton, Circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Ickenham village, the pump 1936

Ickenham village, the pump 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Scottish herring girls in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, circa 1936

Scottish herring girls in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Slum clearance of Bakers Yard, Uxbridge to make way for the new Underground station

Slum clearance of Bakers Yard, Uxbridge to make way for the new Underground station circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Boots the Chemist, Nash Yard, Uxbridge High Street, Circa 1936

Boots the Chemist, Nash Yard, Uxbridge High Street, Circa 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The Dunlop Factory in The West Midlands, England. Workers making tyres

The Dunlop Factory in The West Midlands, England. Workers making tyres on the production line. Picture taken circa 1930s. Suggested date 1st March 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The scene at Potter Street, which was to be the site of the Central Fire Station

The scene at Potter Street, which was to be the site of the Central Fire Station, now a major landmark and traffic junction in a late 20th Century Birmingham, Midlands

Background image1936 Collection: Noddfa Chapel in Treorchy, a village in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf

Noddfa Chapel in Treorchy, a village in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. October 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Hollicombe gas works. 1936

Hollicombe gas works. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: George Greenwell aboard the sailing barge Ardwina of the Isle of Wight April 1936

George Greenwell aboard the sailing barge Ardwina of the Isle of Wight April 1936 " LENSMAN" TURNS PENMAN TO PICTURE THE LIFE OF A BARGEE LENSMAN

Background image1936 Collection: A new Austin Custom Ten Saloon at Whipsnade Zoo is approached by a Kangaroo

A new Austin Custom Ten Saloon at Whipsnade Zoo is approached by a Kangaroo. Picture taken 13th October 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Scottish herring girls in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, circa 1936

Scottish herring girls in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, circa 1936. Fisherwomen carrying a tub of herring on the quayside

Background image1936 Collection: Entrance to Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1936

Entrance to Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall. Taken in August 1936 this image shows the entrance to harbour at low tide with people boarding a small boat

Background image1936 Collection: Looe Quay, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe Quay, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the quay at Looe in Cornwall, August 1936, showing men on the deck of a boat moored up in the harbour with wooden crates filled with rope or fishing nets

Background image1936 Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach on the Cornish coast, August 1936. This image was taken from the cliff overlooking the beach

Background image1936 Collection: Exmouth Beach, Devon, July 1936

Exmouth Beach, Devon, July 1936
A GWR publicity view of Exmouth Beach in Devon, July 1936. Families and holidaymakers are enjoying themselves on the sandy beach at Exmouth, with boats at the shoreline and anchored on the water

Background image1936 Collection: Exmouth from Orcombe Point, Devon, July 1936

Exmouth from Orcombe Point, Devon, July 1936
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Exmouth from Orcombe Point to the south east, in Devon, July 1936. Exmouth Beach stretches out along the coastline

Background image1936 Collection: On the Beach at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1936

On the Beach at Sidmouth, Devon, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the shingle beach at Sidmouth in South Devon in August 1936. The beach is full of holidaymakers enjoying the summer sunshine; lounging in deckchairs and paddling in the sea

Background image1936 Collection: SILVER TABBY WITH PLANT

SILVER TABBY WITH PLANT
The small Silver Tabby kitten sits quietly by a vase of flowers. Date: 1936

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

St Andrews 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: New Quay, August 1936

New Quay, August 1936
A GWR Publicity view of New Quay, Wales in August 1936. Holidaymakers are enjoying the summer sunshine by sitting on the harbour wall, picnicking and sunbathing

Background image1936 Collection: Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936

Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936
Holidaymakers gather on the sandy beach at Lyme Regis. Behind them is the small harbour, also known as the Cobb. It was made famous by featuring in Jane Austins novel, Persuasion

Background image1936 Collection: Lyme Regis, August 1936

Lyme Regis, August 1936
Hundreds of holidaymakers are enjoying the shingle beach at Lyme Regis. The beach is lined full of huts. In the distance a stretch of coastline known as the Spittle can be seen

Background image1936 Collection: Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen - Steamship Europa

Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen - Steamship Europa
SS Europa of Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL) (North German Lloyd) was a German shipping company. SS Europa (later SS Liberte) and her sister ship, Bremen, were the two most advanced

Background image1936 Collection: Robert Helpmann and Margot Fonteyn in Facade

Robert Helpmann and Margot Fonteyn in Facade
Robert Helpmann (1909-1986) - ballet dancer - as A Dago in Facade with Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991) - prima Ballerina. Music by Walton, choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Group of children lining-up on the starting line for a race

Group of children lining-up on the starting line for a race
Sunny Snaps postcard showing a group of children lining-up on the starting line for a running race - South Coast holiday Camp resort. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Martin M-130 China Clipper

Martin M-130 China Clipper
A Pan Am Martin M-130 China Clipper Flying over the Sea Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Percival P-10 Vega Gull

Percival P-10 Vega Gull
Beryl Markham Checking her Aircraft. This Aircraft Flew her Across the Atlantic on 4 to 5 September 1936, She Left Abingdon and Crashed Landed in Baleine

Background image1936 Collection: Waterman Arrowbile

Waterman Arrowbile Unusual Design Flying Car Aerocar Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: de Rouge Elytroplan

de Rouge Elytroplan
Comte Charles de Rouge Sisma De Rouge Elytroplan Unusual Design Aircraft Flying Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: ?Birdman? Clem Sohn, 1910-1937, at Hanworth

?Birdman? Clem Sohn, 1910-1937, at Hanworth early in May 1936. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Redwood Highway, Scotia, California - Pacific Lumber Company

Redwood Highway, Scotia, California - Pacific Lumber Company
Redwood Highway, Scotia, California, USA - Pacific Lumber Company, Redwood Mill. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Otter Hound / 1936

Fall / Otter Hound / 1936
BONDSMAN of the Dumfrieshire Otterhound Kennels. Owner: Captain John Bell-Irving Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Rough Collie / 1936

Fall / Rough Collie / 1936
CHAMPION MARIEMEAY FANTAIL Owned by Mrs R.E. James. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Japanese Chin / 1936

Fall / Japanese Chin / 1936
SAKURA OF YEVOT Owned by Tovey. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / English Setter / 1936

Fall / English Setter / 1936
BRIGHT OF THE BOREEN Owned by Lorna, Countess Howe, working in the field. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Field Spaniel / 1936

Fall / Field Spaniel / 1936
SUNNY BOY Owned by Foster. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: FALL / POINTER / 1936

FALL / POINTER / 1936
BALMUTO FLIP Photographed working in the field. Owner: Lorna, Countess Howe Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Great Danes / 1936

Fall / Great Danes / 1936
Two unidentified great danes stand together beside a tree. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Pointer / Banchory

Fall / Pointer / Banchory
BANCHORY CRAG Owned by Howe. Standing in the classic pointer pose in a field Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Dalmatian / Mesra Manxman

Dalmatian / Mesra Manxman
MESRA MANXMAN Owner: Eggo. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: New Zealand, North Island, Hawkes Bay, Napier, art-deco architecture, the T&G Building

New Zealand, North Island, Hawkes Bay, Napier, art-deco architecture, the T&G Building, 1936 and the Marine Parade

Background image1936 Collection: George V (1865-1936) King of Great Britain from 1936. riding on an elephant on a hunting trip in

George V (1865-1936) King of Great Britain from 1936. riding on an elephant on a hunting trip in Nepal, December 1911
529344 George V (1865-1936) King of Great Britain from 1936. riding on an elephant on a hunting trip in Nepal, December 1911, while in India to be installed as King-Emperor of India

Background image1936 Collection: Model wearing a short-sleeved knitted spring jumper Date: 1936

Model wearing a short-sleeved knitted spring jumper 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.