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Ports Collection

"Ports: Gateways to Adventure and History" Poster advertising Holland America Line: Embark on a voyage of discovery with Holland America Line

Background imagePorts Collection: Poster advertising Holland America Line

Poster advertising Holland America Line
Poster advertising the Holland America Line from Rotterdam, calling at Le Havre, Southampton, Cobh in Ireland, New York and Canadian ports

Background imagePorts Collection: Majorca The port & marina viewed from the pine walk, Polenca

Majorca The port & marina viewed from the pine walk, Polenca
DAD-957 MAJORCA - Pollensa (Pollenca) The port & marina viewed from the pine walk David C Dixon Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePorts Collection: International Air Display and Races Poster

International Air Display and Races Poster
Poster, International Air Display and Races at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. September 1934

Background imagePorts Collection: Map of Palestine and the Holy Land

Map of Palestine and the Holy Land - all places named in their Latin form. Date: 1806

Background imagePorts Collection: A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania

A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania
An illustration of what was described in the Sphere as one of the greatest fishing ports in the world. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000

Background imagePorts Collection: The Harbour at Aberaeron, Cardigan Bay, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

The Harbour at Aberaeron, Cardigan Bay, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1930

East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1930
View along the quay with the van belonging to Fish and Ice Merchant, Edward Middleton. A man is walking with three children and carrying a fourth child. Another man is further ahead in the distance

Background imagePorts Collection: Waterfront of Aberaeron port, Ceredigion, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Waterfront of Aberaeron port, Ceredigion, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944

Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944
Winston Churchill visiting anti flying bomb defences in June 1944. Seen here at a gun battery in southern England. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, " The Prime Minister today

Background imagePorts Collection: View of the boats, Marina, Santa Eulalia port, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain, Mediterranean, Europe

View of the boats, Marina, Santa Eulalia port, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: International Air Rally Poster

International Air Rally Poster
Poster, International Air Rally at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. Depicting two planes and a parachute. August 1935

Background imagePorts Collection: Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean, Central America

Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean, Central America

Background imagePorts Collection: Arriving at New York

Arriving at New York
Arriving in New York harbour aboard the Normandie - few ports give you the chance to anchor in the heart of a big city, and none quite so spectacularly as this !

Background imagePorts Collection: International Air Rally Poster 1937

International Air Rally Poster 1937
Poster, High Speed Thrills! International Air Rally, Lympne, 28-29 August. Spectacular RAF Hendon Acrobatics, Racing, Live Parachuting, Foreign Aces. Organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. 1937

Background imagePorts Collection: Sandwich, Kent

Sandwich, Kent
The bridge and barbican at Sandwich, Kent, one of the Cinque Ports

Background imagePorts Collection: Port, Whitstable, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Port, Whitstable, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: View across sea loch from Port Appin - Argyll, Scotland

View across sea loch from Port Appin - Argyll, Scotland
DK-109 View across sea loch from Port Appin Argyll, Scotland. David Kilbey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imagePorts Collection: Ship to Shore, Container Terminal, Mombasa Harbour, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Ship to Shore, Container Terminal, Mombasa Harbour, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Background imagePorts Collection: Tugboat and container ship, San Pedro Port, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Tugboat and container ship, San Pedro Port, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, North America

Background imagePorts Collection: International Air Rally Poster

International Air Rally Poster

Background imagePorts Collection: The Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain, Europe

The Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over

Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over
DAD-1855 Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over. The brighly coloured traditional Maltese fishing boats are called "Luzzu". November

Background imagePorts Collection: The red lightship at Canning Dock next to Albert Dock with the Liver building in the background

The red lightship at Canning Dock next to Albert Dock with the Liver building in the background, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola)

Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola)
WAT-1476 Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola) M. Watson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePorts Collection: Kouloura, Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

Kouloura, Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

Background imagePorts Collection: Typical boat moored at the touristic harbour of Ascona, Lake Maggiore(Verbano), Canton

Typical boat moored at the touristic harbour of Ascona, Lake Maggiore(Verbano), Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Saint George Bay in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon

Saint George Bay in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon
Saint George Bay (Bay of Beirut) with the rooftop of St. Georges Hotel on the left - Lebanon. Date: circa 1940

Background imagePorts Collection: Folkestone Harbour, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Folkestone Harbour, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Harbor of Audierne, Departement Finistere, Brittany, France

Harbor of Audierne, Departement Finistere, Brittany, France

Background imagePorts Collection: Port Hercules Harbour, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Port Hercules Harbour, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Background imagePorts Collection: Es Vedra at Sunset, Cala daaHort, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Es Vedra at Sunset, Cala daaHort, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
Es Vedra at Sunset, Cala daHort, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Background imagePorts Collection: Minoans Traders: wall painting from Acrotiri in Thera (Santorini) showing Minoan ships

Minoans Traders: wall painting from Acrotiri in Thera (Santorini) showing Minoan ships. Bronze Age (3200-1050 BC). The exchange of products with distant countries was served by the well-organized

Background imagePorts Collection: Argeles Port, Argeles sur Mer, Cote Vermeille, Languedoc Roussillon, France, Europe

Argeles Port, Argeles sur Mer, Cote Vermeille, Languedoc Roussillon, France, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Map showing the principal world trade shipping routes, 1912 (colour litho)

Map showing the principal world trade shipping routes, 1912 (colour litho)
CHT277054 Map showing the principal world trade shipping routes, 1912 (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imagePorts Collection: Fishing Boats in Port Lympia, Nice, South of France

Fishing Boats in Port Lympia, Nice, South of France

Background imagePorts Collection: Elevated View Over Skala, Patmos, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Elevated View Over Skala, Patmos, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: The Boat Lined Venetian Harbour and Fortress, Heraklion, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

The Boat Lined Venetian Harbour and Fortress, Heraklion, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Naval manoeuvres on East Coast by G. H. Davis

Naval manoeuvres on East Coast by G. H. Davis
The naval manoeuvres of 1913: the varying fortunes of the East Coast raiding parties. How the Humber Ports were raided last week by the Red fleet

Background imagePorts Collection: Henri Mignet sitting in a Le Pou-du-Ciel

Henri Mignet sitting in a Le Pou-du-Ciel talking to S.W. Appleby, also a Flying Flea pilot, at the International Air Rally organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club at Lympne Airport, Hythe, Kent

Background imagePorts Collection: Gilbeys Ports advertisement

Gilbeys Ports advertisement
Bold and striking advertisement for Gilbeys port with two bottles and a glass of their finest helping to make the face of a grinning clown. Date: 1927

Background imagePorts Collection: Traditional boats moored in the harbour, Port d Alcudia, Mallorca, Balearic Islands

Traditional boats moored in the harbour, Port d Alcudia, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: The Port of Vigo, the largest fishing port in Europe, Galicia, Spain, Europe

The Port of Vigo, the largest fishing port in Europe, Galicia, Spain, Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: Poster advertising Matthew Gloag & Son

Poster advertising Matthew Gloag & Son of Perth, Scotland -- famed for ports -- with a scene of port being loaded on the River Douro in Portugal

Background imagePorts Collection: Container Port and city skyline, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America

Container Port and city skyline, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America

Background imagePorts Collection: Steamer Point, Aden, Yemen (colour photo)

Steamer Point, Aden, Yemen (colour photo)
3095105 Steamer Point, Aden, Yemen (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Steamer Point, Aden, Yemen)

Background imagePorts Collection: Map of the Coast of Africa and the River Gambia, 1622 (coloured engraving)

Map of the Coast of Africa and the River Gambia, 1622 (coloured engraving)
884601 Map of the Coast of Africa and the River Gambia, 1622 (coloured engraving) by French School, (17th century); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

Background imagePorts Collection: The Harbour, Elafonisos Island, Laconia, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

The Harbour, Elafonisos Island, Laconia, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imagePorts Collection: St. Michaels Fortress and Sibenik Harbour, Sibenik, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia, Europe

St. Michaels Fortress and Sibenik Harbour, Sibenik, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia, Europe




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"Ports: Gateways to Adventure and History" Poster advertising Holland America Line: Embark on a voyage of discovery with Holland America Line, where our ports will transport you to breathtaking destinations around the world. International Air Display and Races Poster: Witness the exhilarating spectacle of speed and skill at international air races, as pilots navigate their way through bustling ports below. Majorca The port & marina viewed from the pine walk, Polenca: Experience the charm of Majorca's picturesque port and marina, nestled amidst the beauty of pine trees along the enchanting Pine Walk in Polenca. Map of Palestine and the Holy Land: Trace ancient trade routes that once connected diverse cultures across historic ports in Palestine and the Holy Land – gateways to centuries-old civilizations. Winston Churchill visiting gun sites, England 1944: During World War II, Winston Churchill inspects strategic gun sites safeguarding British ports – a testament to their vital role in defending nations. The Harbour at Aberaeron, Cardigan Bay, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe: Immerse yourself in Welsh coastal charm as you stroll along Aberaeron's vibrant harbor – a hub for fishing boats and yachts against stunning Cardigan Bay backdrop. East Looe Quay, Looe Cornwall - Around 1930: Step back in time to 1930s Cornwall when East Looe Quay bustled with fishermen unloading their catch while visitors soaked up its timeless maritime atmosphere. International Air Rally Poster 1937: Join aviation enthusiasts from around the globe as they converge upon magnificent port cities for an unforgettable international air rally experience. Sandwich Kent: Discover history etched into every cobblestone street of Sandwich – an idyllic English town boasting one of Britain's best-preserved medieval ports. View of boats Marina Santa Eulalia port, Ibiza.