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"Journey through Time: Exploring the Evolution of Road Transport" Clifton Suspension Bridge JRU01_01_225

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge JRU01_01_225

Clifton Suspension Bridge JRU01_01_225
CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, CLIFTON, CITY OF BRISTOL. Clifton Suspension Bridge, viewed from the north. Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1829-31

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Motorway traffic cones

Motorway traffic cones. Row of traffic cones being used to manage traffic on a motorway

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Stratford-upon-Avon DAC01_03_012

Stratford-upon-Avon DAC01_03_012
BRIDGE STREET, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, WARWICKSHIRE. The view looking east along Bridge Street with the George Inn in the left foreground

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge RBO01_01_op08776

Clifton Suspension Bridge RBO01_01_op08776
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bridge Road, Long Ashton, Leigh Woods, North Somerset. Photograph taken from Clifton Down in the north between 1864 and 1920

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642

Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642
Hornchurch Court, Bonsall Street, Hulme, Manchester. A recently completed multi-storey block of Sectra flats in Hulme, probably Hornchurch Court

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: A Parisian; Une Parisienne, (oil on canvas)

A Parisian; Une Parisienne, (oil on canvas)
827434 A Parisian; Une Parisienne, (oil on canvas) by Beraud, Jean (1849-1935); 36.8x26.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: A Parisian; Une Parisienne. Jean Beraud (1849-1935). Oil on canvas

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Lyme Regis MCF01_02_0862

Lyme Regis MCF01_02_0862
BROAD STREET, LYME REGIS, WEST DORSET, DORSET. Looking up Broad Street from the bottom of the hill with the Royal Lion Hotel on the right of the foreground

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Piccadilly and Hatchetts Hotel, London, c. 1887 (albumen print)

Piccadilly and Hatchetts Hotel, London, c. 1887 (albumen print)
1769880 Piccadilly and Hatchetts Hotel, London, c.1887 (albumen print) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Piccadilly and Hatchetts Hotel, London)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: The Running Well Teahouse, Otsu, from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido

The Running Well Teahouse, Otsu, from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (colour woodblock print)
1766548 The Running Well Teahouse, Otsu, from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (colour woodblock print) by Hiroshige

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Winchelsea from the Rye Road, (pencil and watercolour)

Winchelsea from the Rye Road, (pencil and watercolour)
651975 Winchelsea from the Rye Road, (pencil and watercolour) by Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851); 12.7x19.9 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Winchelsea from the Rye Road)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Her Majesty Queen Victorias First Entry into Brighton Oct

Her Majesty Queen Victorias First Entry into Brighton Oct
985719 Her Majesty Queen Victorias First Entry into Brighton Oct. 4th 1837, 1837 (watercolour, pen and ink, pencil) by Cruikshank

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: London Hospital

London Hospital
1900: A horse-drawn tram on Whitechapel Road in front of the London Hospital. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Petworth Boys School

Petworth Boys School
Petworth bombed boys school. Clearing rubble, bombed buildings in background, military vehicle and commercial lorry in foreground George Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge AA55_04292

Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge AA55_04292
Widnes And Runcorn Transporter Bridge, Widnes, Halton. A view of the Widnes - Runcorn Transporter Bridge, showing vehicles on the moving platform, early 1950s

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: In Central Park, 1904 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cardboard)

In Central Park, 1904 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cardboard)
985057 In Central Park, 1904 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cardboard) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 30.4x45 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: In Central Park. Everett Shinn (1876-1953)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: The Opera on the Square; Place de l'Opera, (oil on panel)

The Opera on the Square; Place de l'Opera, (oil on panel)
824498 The Opera on the Square; Place de l'Opera, (oil on panel) by Adrion, Lucien (1889-1953); 58.5x73.6 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Opera on the Square; Place de l'Opera)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: The Soiree, 1905 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cream paper laid down on pape)

The Soiree, 1905 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cream paper laid down on pape)
985263 The Soiree, 1905 (watercolour, gouache and pencil on cream paper laid down on pape) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 45x60.4 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Soiree)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Decommissioned Tanks

Decommissioned Tanks
May 1958: British tanks which took part in the defeat of Germany at the end of World War II, lie piled on top of each other at a scrapyard in Hamburg, waiting to be broken up and recycled

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Minories Car Park JLP01_10_03414

Minories Car Park JLP01_10_03414
Minories Car Park, 1 Shorter Street, City of London. Minories Car Park from the south east. Laing built the Minories Car Park between July 1968 and December 1969

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Minories Car Park JLP01_08_082403

Minories Car Park JLP01_08_082403
Minories Car Park, 1 Shorter Street, City of London. The entrance to the staircase of the City Engineers Highways Depot, built as part of the contract for Minories Car Park

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_081805

Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_081805
TEBAY, EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge near Jeffreys Mount, showing the motorway crossing the River Lune

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: White Gates Level Crossing MOT01_01_19

White Gates Level Crossing MOT01_01_19
White Gates Level Crossing, Canning Town, Newham, Greater London. Vans and horse-drawn carts on the White Gates Level Crossing

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Oxford Street MOT01_01_06

Oxford Street MOT01_01_06
Oxford Street, City of Westminster, Greater London. An elevated view looking west along a congested Oxford Street from the junction with Tottenham Court Road

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: St Pauls Cathedral MCF01_02_1993

St Pauls Cathedral MCF01_02_1993
St Pauls Cathedral, St Pauls Churchyard, City of London. A view from the south-east showing St Pauls Cathedral the day after VE (Victory in Europe) day with London double decker buses driving past

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Bigg Market OP12284

Bigg Market OP12284
BIGG MARKET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. An elevated view looking east along Bigg Market, showing pedestrians, trams and cars in the street below. Photographed between 1925 and 1930

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Horsedrawn Bus, 1899 (pastel on paper)

Horsedrawn Bus, 1899 (pastel on paper)
985023 Horsedrawn Bus, 1899 (pastel on paper) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 55.3x75.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Horsedrawn Bus. Everett Shinn (1876-1953). Pastel on paper. Painted in 1899

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: The Park in Winter, (pastel on artist's board)

The Park in Winter, (pastel on artist's board)
984884 The Park in Winter, (pastel on artist's board) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 54.6x69.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Park in Winter. Everett Shinn (1876-1953)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: The Dewey Arch, Madison Square, (pastel on paper laid down on japanese paper)

The Dewey Arch, Madison Square, (pastel on paper laid down on japanese paper)
822780 The Dewey Arch, Madison Square, (pastel on paper laid down on japanese paper) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 34.5x44.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Dewey Arch, Madison Square)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Snow Storm, Madison Square, New York, (pastel and pencil on gray paper)

Snow Storm, Madison Square, New York, (pastel and pencil on gray paper)
650909 Snow Storm, Madison Square, New York, (pastel and pencil on gray paper) by Shinn, Everett (1876-1953); 57.8x65.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Snow Storm, Madison Square, New York)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Returning Home from Work; Retour du Travail - Terugkeer na het Werk, 1929 (oil on canvas)

Returning Home from Work; Retour du Travail - Terugkeer na het Werk, 1929 (oil on canvas)
653482 Returning Home from Work; Retour du Travail - Terugkeer na het Werk, 1929 (oil on canvas) by Brusselmans, Jean (1884-1953); 115.6x110.2 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Piccadilly Street

Piccadilly Street
circa 1890: Traffic on a street in London's Piccadilly. (Photo by Otto Herschan Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Private Coach

Private Coach
circa 1895: A driver prepares to take out a private coach and horse. (Photo by Otto Herschan Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: A Scene from the Trojan Wars (oil on canvas)

A Scene from the Trojan Wars (oil on canvas)
990285 A Scene from the Trojan Wars (oil on canvas) by Calliano, Rafaelle (1785-1824); 75x135.6 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: A Scene from the Trojan Wars)

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Tank Graveyard

Tank Graveyard
May 1958: British tanks which took part in the defeat of Germany at the end of World War II, lie piled on top of each other at a scrapyard in Hamburg, waiting to be broken up and recycled

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f03_19

Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f03_19
PUTNEY BRIDGE, PUTNEY, WANDSWORTH, GREATER LONDON. The view from the tower of St Mary's Church, Putney looking across the new Putney Bridge towards All Saints Church

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Putney toll booth OFH01_01_01_f01_20

Putney toll booth OFH01_01_01_f01_20
Old Putney Bridge, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. Two images on a single glass plate negative, both showing the the toll keeper

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Gypsy camp MCF01_02_1069

Gypsy camp MCF01_02_1069
MAUGERSBURY MANOR, MAUGERSBURY, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A group of gypsies with their caravans camped by the boundary wall of Maugersbury Manor

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Caravans arriving MCF01_02_1063

Caravans arriving MCF01_02_1063
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A steam-powered vehicle pulling gypsy caravans to the Stow Horse Fair past a row of houses, with a young boy watching from the foreground

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Stow-on-the-Wold MCF01_02_1043

Stow-on-the-Wold MCF01_02_1043
MARKET SQUARE, STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A view looking south-west at the south end of the Market Square

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Golden Cross Hotel MCF01_02_1026

Golden Cross Hotel MCF01_02_1026
GOLDEN CROSS HOTEL, CORNMARKET STREET, OXFORD, OXFORDSHIRE. The south range of the Golden Cross Hotel seen from the courtyard with a motorbike and sidecar parked outside

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Tenterden MCF01_02_0929

Tenterden MCF01_02_0929
HIGH STREET, TENTERDEN, ASHFORD, KENT. A view of the tower of St Mildred's Church from south-east on the High Street, with number 28 High Street and the Woolpack Hotel in the foreground

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Chideock MCF01_02_0857

Chideock MCF01_02_0857
Main Street, Chideock, West Dorset, Dorset. Looking west along Main Street from the bridge over the River Winniford, showing two figures

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Chideock MCF01_02_0853

Chideock MCF01_02_0853
Main Street, Chideock, West Dorset, Dorset. Looking east along Main Street past Apple Tree Cottage and Apple Tree Thatch, and on the opposite side of the road

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: George Hotel MCF01_02_0834

George Hotel MCF01_02_0834
George Hotel, The Street, Charmouth, West Dorset, Dorset. A view looking west along The Street with the George Hotel in the foreground

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Charmouth MCF01_02_0827

Charmouth MCF01_02_0827
The Street, Charmouth, West Dorset, Dorset. A view of The Street from the Axminster Road end, looking towards thatched cottages at the junction with Higher Sea Lane

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Penshurst MCF01_02_1581

Penshurst MCF01_02_1581
LEICESTER SQUARE, PENSHURST, SEVENOAKS, KENT. A view from the south-west showing a group of figures gathered at the top of the steps beside the Post Office and Wall Cottage, Leicester Square

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: View from the tea balcony MCF01_02_0810

View from the tea balcony MCF01_02_0810
British Empire Exhibition, WEMBLEY PARK, BRENT, GREATER LONDON. Looking down from the tea balcony at the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley Park

Background imageRoad Transport Collection: Palace of Industry MCF01_02_0806

Palace of Industry MCF01_02_0806
British Empire Exhibition, WEMBLEY PARK, BRENT, GREATER LONDON. Crowds in front of the Palace of Industry at the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley Park




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"Journey through Time: Exploring the Evolution of Road Transport" Clifton Suspension Bridge JRU01_01_225: Witness the architectural marvels that connect cities and unite communities. Motorway traffic cones: Navigating our modern highways, these orange beacons guide us towards our destinations amidst bustling traffic. Lyme Regis MCF01_02_0862: Coastal roads offer breathtaking views as they wind along picturesque landscapes, inviting travelers to explore hidden gems. Street view. Human Face of China, 1979: Roads are not just pathways; they reflect the diverse cultures and stories of the people who traverse them daily. Her Majesty Queen Victoria's First Entry into Brighton Oct: Historical moments like this remind us how road transport has played a significant role in shaping societies throughout time. London Hospital: The lifeline for emergency services, roads ensure swift transportation for medical aid during critical times. Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642: Childhood memories come alive as we recall the joyous jingle announcing an ice cream truck's arrival on neighborhood streets. Petworth Boys School: Roads lead to knowledge centers where young minds embark on their educational journeys, paving the way for future generations' success. The Running Well Teahouse, Otsu, from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (colour woodblock print): Ancient trade routes transformed into scenic roads that now invite travelers to indulge in cultural experiences and savor local delicacies along their path. A Parisian; Une Parisienne (oil on canvas): City streets capture vibrant city life with its hustle and bustle - a testament to how road transport shapes urban identities worldwide. Winchelsea from Rye Road (pencil and watercolor): Serene countryside roads take us off-the-beaten-path, leading to idyllic towns and charming landscapes waiting to be discovered.