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Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Photos from the 1930s

Photos from the 1930s Collection
89 Rights Managed

Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Photos of the 1920s

Photos of the 1920s Collection
163 Rights Managed

Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Photos from the Great War

Photos from the Great War Collection
44 Rights Managed

Historic Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Photos of Edwardian England

Photos of Edwardian England Collection
95 Rights Managed

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Broadcasting House SAM01_03_0989

Broadcasting House SAM01_03_0989
Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London. BBC. Photographed in August 1939 by Julian J Samuels

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Leeds Corn Exchange A41_00232

Leeds Corn Exchange A41_00232
CORN EXCHANGE, Leeds. An interior detail of the domed roof of the Corn Exchange in Duncan Street showing the clock. The iron-framed dome rises to a height of 75 feet above the floor

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456

Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456
HOLLAND HOUSE, Kensington, London. An interior view of the bombed library at Holland House with readers apparently choosing books regardless of the damage. Photographed in 1940

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Gloucester Cathedral OP11081

Gloucester Cathedral OP11081
GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL, College Green, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Sunlight breaking through clouds and lighting the cathedral. Photographed by Sydney Pitcher between 1900 and 1920. Sun rays

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003

Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003
STONEHENGE, Amesbury, Wiltshire. A car drives past an a box towards Stonehenge. Photograph 1930, from the Ministry of Works Blue Album

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Sandown Pier EPW043023

Sandown Pier EPW043023
SANDOWN, Isle of Wight. The Paddle Steamer Sandown arriving at Sandown Pier in August 1939. Sandown Pier was originally much shorter

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Clifton EPW005463

Clifton EPW005463
CLIFTON, Bristol. Aerial view of Clifton showing the Avon Gorge and Suspension Bridge photographed in March 1921. This area of Clifton includes a lot of Georgian

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545

Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. The first Wembley FA Cup Final was marked by disorderly scenes. Before the match a massive crowd outside the stadium rushed the gates

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EPW025830

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EPW025830
STAMFORD BRIDGE STADIUM, London. Aerial view. Home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. Photographed in 1929. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: R101 at Cardington EPW029993

R101 at Cardington EPW029993
R101 at Cardington, Bedfordshire, 1929. Built 1926-30 at the Royal Airship Works at Cardington, the final test flight was 1st October 1930

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Austin Motor Plant EPW047811

Austin Motor Plant EPW047811
AUSTIN MOTOR PLANT, Longbridge, Birmingham. Aerial view of the car production plant in June 1935. Much of the manufacture at this time would have been the Austin 7. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Highbury Stadium, Arsenal AFL03_aerofilms_r2245

Highbury Stadium, Arsenal AFL03_aerofilms_r2245
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view of the home of Arsenal Football Club since 1913. Photographed in 1936. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Maine Road, Manchester City EPW009271

Maine Road, Manchester City EPW009271
MAINE ROAD, Manchester. Aerial view of the home of Manchester City Football Club. Photographed in 1923 just after the club first moved to Maine Road. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215

Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EAW018701

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea EAW018701
STAMFORD BRIDGE STADIUM, London. Aerial view. Home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. Designed by the football ground architect Archibald Leitch, who also designed the covered east stand

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064

Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria. Aerial view of the shipyard in July 1920 with four ships in various stages of completion. The shipyard was first established in 1852; by 1920 it was operated by Vickers

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627

Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627
WOOTTON BASSETT UNITED DAIRIES, Wiltshire. The Dairy Supply Company opened its factory in 1908 and merged with United Dairies in 1915

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Odeon cinema, Birmingham BB87_03100

Odeon cinema, Birmingham BB87_03100
ODEON CINEMA, Kettlehouse, Kingstanding, Birmingham, West Midlands. Exterior view. 1930s photograph taken by John Maltby

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666

Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666
Pay day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London. A line of workmen collect their wages from a hatch, while a security guard looks on. Photographer unknown, c.1910

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002

Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 29-35 High Street, Southend-on-Sea. A view south along the High Street in Southend-on-Sea in October 1938, with shoppers and cyclists outside the store

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Telephone box in 1926 BL28503

Telephone box in 1926 BL28503
TELEPHONE BOX, Ladbroke Grove, Kensington, London. An example of a new-issue K2 telephone kiosk in Ladbroke Grove. This style of telephone box was introduced in 1926

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613

Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613
Odeon Cinema, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London. Oscar Deutsch established the Odeon cinema chain in 1933, and Odeon became a registered trade mark

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Edwardian music room, Thornton Manor BL17551

Edwardian music room, Thornton Manor BL17551
Thornton Manor, near Port Sunlight, Merseyside. Edwardian interior of the music room, which was added in 1902. A large organ is built in over a seating area to the right

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093

Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093
RAMSGATE HARBOUR RAILWAY STATION, Kent, photographed in 1920. Aerial view. The former terminus of the Faversham - Ramsgate line, this station was built in 1863 for 4 platforms

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: John Rylands Library, Manchester A42_01435

John Rylands Library, Manchester A42_01435
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Manchester. Interior view. A staircase in the John Rylands Library in the University of Manchester. It was endowed in memory of John Rylands, a textile manufacturer

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was " to stimulate trade

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058

Liverpool Pier Head 1920 EPW003058
PIER HEAD, Liverpool, Merseyside. The " Three Graces" shown here in 1920, are the Royal Liver Building (completed in 1911 with two clock towers crowned by mythical Liver Birds)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Cornish tin smelting works EPW009899a

Cornish tin smelting works EPW009899a
Cornish Tin Company Smelting Works. Believed to be Seleggan Works or East Wheal Basset Smelting Works, Redruth, Cornwall. This was the largest tin smelter that Cornwall possessed

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285

Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285
OCEANIC HOUSE, Cockspur Street, London. The London office of the White Star Line shipping company decorated for George V coronation (22nd June 1911)

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: The Potteries EPW045337

The Potteries EPW045337
FAIRFIELD POTTERY, Slippery Lane, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The heart of the potteries with a series of kilns, towers and workshops producing all kinds of ceramics

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Queens College, Oxford CC51_00352

Queens College, Oxford CC51_00352
QUEENs COLLEGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. A 1903 view looking west along the south arcade of the front quad with parked bicycles belonging to members of the college

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Odeon Cinema BB87_03702

Odeon Cinema BB87_03702
ODEON CINEMA, Leicester Square, London. A view of the cinema at night. 1937. John Maltby

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Cleckheaton 1939 EPW061320

Cleckheaton 1939 EPW061320
CLECKHEATON, Kirklees, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the town from the south-east, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Sessions House, Preston BL18224

Sessions House, Preston BL18224
SESSIONS HOUSE, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire. The interior of number 1 court at the County Sessions House. The court house was built between 1900 and 1903 to the designs of Henry Littler

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843

Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843
BRODSWORTH MAIN COLLIERY, Adwick-le-Street, South Yorkshire. Aerial photograph taken in May 1925. The Colliery was opened in 1905 and closed in 1990

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047

Dismantling New Brighton Tower EPW004047
NEW BRIGHTON, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside. Aerial view of New Brighton Tower being removed. Constructed in 1896 as an observation tower, it was closed during the First World War

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: John Rylands Library BL15862

John Rylands Library BL15862
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Deansgate, Manchester. Interior view, showing a staircase and architectural details as seen from a half-landing

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: RMS Olympic BL24990_021

RMS Olympic BL24990_021
RMS OLYMPIC, White Star Line. View of the boat deck, looking aft, showing lifeboats and funnels. The Olympic was the first of a class of luxurious express transatlantic ocean liners

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Smithfield Market BL22966_004

Smithfield Market BL22966_004
SMITHFIELD MARKET, London. Smithfield has been the site of a market since the Middle Ages, originally selling horses, cattle and pigs

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Jacques Cartier BL21086_002

Jacques Cartier BL21086_002
Portrait of jeweler Mr Jacques Cartier seated at a desk in an office. Jacques Cartier ran the French jewellery company Cartier from 1909 until his death in 1942

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032629

Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032629
WOOTTON BASSETT, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Coxstalls and the High Street, June 1930. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). Royal Wootton Bassett

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004

Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004
WROUGHTON, Wiltshire. This vertical photograph (taken in 1944 by the US Army Air Force) shows Barbury Castle hillfort, RAF Wroughton (centre), and the village of Wroughton

Background imageHistoric Images 1920s to 1940s Rights Managed Collection: Blackpool around 1900 OP00480

Blackpool around 1900 OP00480
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. A view looking south-east from the North Pier towards Blackpool Tower with the Big Wheel visible in the background




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