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S W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection

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Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Hereford Cathedral a002157

Hereford Cathedral a002157
HEREFORD CATHEDRAL, Hereford, Herefordshire. An exterior view looking towards the west front of the Cathedral from King Street. The west front was built by Oldrid Scott

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Trinity Square, London a001418

Trinity Square, London a001418
TRINITY SQUARE, London. A view looking along the pavement at cars parked outside the Port of London Authority building. Mid 20th century.s W Rawlings

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: King George V Dock a002109

King George V Dock a002109
KING GEORGE V DOCK, Canning Town, London. Shipping in the dock with dock workers standing on the dockside in the foreground (mid 20th century)

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Battersea Power Station a002022

Battersea Power Station a002022
BATTERSEA POWER STATION, London. A view looking south east from Chelsea Bridge towards the power station (the buildings fourth chimney was added later) with Grosvenor Bridge before it

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Prospect of Whitby a002096

Prospect of Whitby a002096
Prospect Of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall, Shadwell, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. An exterior view from the River Thames. The public house was originally built in 1520

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456

Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456
DUNBAR WHARF, Narrow Street, Limehouse, London. This Thames-side wharf was built in the early 19th century for Duncan Dunbar & Sons

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Royal Albert Dock a001246

Royal Albert Dock a001246
ROYAL ALBERT DOCK, Canning Town, London. Two workmen repainting a ship in dry dock (mid-20th century). The dock was the largest of the three royal docks and opened in 1880.s W Rawlings

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a001685

Festival of Britain a001685
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The hall and shot tower from Hungerford Bridge. The tower was built in 1826

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: HMS Wishart a002466

HMS Wishart a002466
HMS WISHART, Hays Wharf, Bermondsey, London. A Thorneycroft modifed W class destroyer launched in 1919, here bedecked in celebratory bunting

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Royal Docks, London a002112

Royal Docks, London a002112
ROYAL DOCKS, Silvertown, Canning Town, London. Shipping moored by the dockside including barges in the foreground. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Man looking out to sea a002229

Man looking out to sea a002229
Man looking out to sea and the horizon. A man silhouetted against the sea, at sunset, in an unknown location. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Sailing boat a002064

Sailing boat a002064
SAILING BOAT, Southend on Sea, Essex. A small sailing boat turning in the wind off Southend-on-Sea. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: King George V Dock, Canning Town, London a002108

King George V Dock, Canning Town, London a002108
KING GEORGE V DOCK, Canning Town, London. A view looking towards the bow of the Persic as she is assisted into the dock by tugs

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a002144

Festival of Britain a002144
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A view looking towards the south bank and the site of the Festival of Britain which took place in 1951

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a001655

Festival of Britain a001655
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London.An exterior view showing people beside a water feature during the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower a002056

Lambeth Shot Tower a002056
SHOT TOWER, Lambeth, London. The Shot Tower as seen from the river with site clearing of the south bank ready for the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Battersea Power Station from Chelsea Bridge a002020

Battersea Power Station from Chelsea Bridge a002020
BATTERSEA POWER STATION FROM CHELSEA BRIDGE, London. A view looking across the suspension bridge towards the power station (the buildings fourth chimney was added later)

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Chelsea Bridge a001461

Chelsea Bridge a001461
CHELSEA BRIDGE, Battersea, London. A view looking south east towards Chelsea Bridge with Battersea Power Station beyond (the buildings fourth chimney was added later)

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Chelsea Bridge a001289

Chelsea Bridge a001289
CHELSEA BRIDGE, Battersea, London. A perspective view of Chelsea Bridge taken from the south shore. The suspension bridge was built by Rendel, Palmer and Tritton in 1934

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Anne Hathaways Cottage a002209

Anne Hathaways Cottage a002209
ANNE HATHAWAYs COTTAGE, Shottery, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. An exterior view of the home of William Shakespeares wife before their marriage

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Chapman Light a002063

Chapman Light a002063
CHAPMAN LIGHT, Canvey Island, Essex. Chapman Light (a warning signal for shipping) in the Thames Estuary off Canvey Island. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Kits Coty a001663

Kits Coty a001663
KITS COTY, near Maidstone, Kent. The exterior of the megalithic monument surrounded by modern, protective railings. It was originally covered by a long barrow that measured 200 feet long

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Tilbury Fort a001365

Tilbury Fort a001365
TILBURY FORT, Tilbury, Chadwell St Mary, Essex. The entrance to the 17th-century fort which was designed by King Charles IIs chief engineer. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Tilbury Ferry a001369

Tilbury Ferry a001369
THE TILBURY FERRY, River Thames, Essex. The Tilbury Ferry viewed from the deck of another boat with cars and lorries clearly visible on the ferry. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Passing ship, Gravesend Reach a001364

Passing ship, Gravesend Reach a001364
View of passing ship, Gravesend Reach, Kent. A distant view of shipping in Gravesend Reach as seen from the deck of another boat with the stern of a raised lifeboat in the foreground

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Tilbury Docks a001349

Tilbury Docks a001349
The Strathaird moored at dockside with its mast reflected in a puddle in the foreground. The ship was built in 1932 and scrapped in 1967. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Ferryboat, Gravesend Reach a001233

Ferryboat, Gravesend Reach a001233
Shipping in Gravesend Reach viewed from the deck of a ferryboat with passengers in the foreground. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: View towards Tilbury Docks a001232

View towards Tilbury Docks a001232
A distant, landscape view of Tilbury Docks, Essex as seen from the heights behind Gravesend. The docks were opened by the East and West India Dock Company in 1886. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: River Thames, Windsor, Berkshire a001155

River Thames, Windsor, Berkshire a001155
The path beside the River Thames in Windsor with a man carrying a child on his shoulders. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Hampton Court Palace a001949

Hampton Court Palace a001949
HAMPTON COURT PALACE, Richmond upon Thames, London. The palace viewed from the driveway. The site originally belonged to the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Hampton Court Palace a001948

Hampton Court Palace a001948
HAMPTON COURT PALACE, Richmond upon Thames, London. The palace viewed from the south bank with a passenger vessel moored by the jetty

Background imageS W Rawlings Collection (1945-1965) Poster Print Collection: Pedestrians, London a001643

Pedestrians, London a001643
PEDESTRIANS, Westminster, London. A view looking down from Waterloo Bridge on to the pavement below. Date range 1945-1965.s W Rawlings



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