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Background imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Crowsteps, Newbury

Crowsteps, Newbury
Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, Berkshire, c 1930. Herbert Felton (c 1887-1968), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Liberty and Co BL27070_016

Liberty and Co BL27070_016
LIBERTY S, Regent Street, London. Exterior view showing the Great Marlborough Street facade of Libertys newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Grimsby Docks EPW012666

Grimsby Docks EPW012666
The Dock Tower, Royal and No 1 Fish Docks, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1925

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Kings Cross Station BB72_01476

Kings Cross Station BB72_01476
Kings Cross Station, Euston Road, London. Steam trains departing the station. Photographed circa 1925

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Fort Dunlop EPW026942

Fort Dunlop EPW026942
FORT DUNLOP, Birmingham. May 1929. Aerial view. Headquarters of Dunlop Rubber, a famous tyre manufacturer, established in 1917. At one time this was the largest factory in the world

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Terraced houses EPW024326

Terraced houses EPW024326
Serried ranks of close-packed working class housing in Leeds, West Yorkshire, photographed in 1928. By the 1930s much of Leeds Victorian housing stock were regarded as slums

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Oxford students MCF01_02_1021

Oxford students MCF01_02_1021
A group of males students wearing Oxford bags, standing beside two motorcars on Catte Street outside Hertford College, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 9th May 1928

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Elephant parade RJW01_01_089

Elephant parade RJW01_01_089
Wembley Park, Greater London. The amusement park at the British Empire Exhibition, showing two women watching as elephants pass by

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912

Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912
ELSTREE STUDIOS, Shenley Road, Borehamwood. Aerial view. Premises of British International Pictures Ltd. Photographed in July 1928. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455

R101 Airship AFL03_aerofilms_c16455
The R101 flying over St Pauls Cathedral during a test flight 1929-1930. Probably a composite photo montage. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412

Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412
The first ever boxing match at Wembley Stadium, London on 9th August 1924. This was a light heavyweight contest between " Basking" Jack Bloomfield and Tommy Gibbons

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Lands End House CC012271

Lands End House CC012271
Staircase at Lands End House, Beggars Hill Road, Charvil, Berkshire, 5 March 1935. Millar & Harris cellulose nitrate negative

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662

Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662
EXHIBITION PARK, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Aerial view. The North East Coast Exhibition, May 1929. The Pleasure Grounds for the exhibition, including gardens

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Crowsteps BL30421_004

Crowsteps BL30421_004
Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, West Berkshire. Crowsteps from the south. Photographed in 1929 by Henry Bedford Lemere. This very early Modern Movement house, dating from 1929

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Three Graces EPW003065

Three Graces EPW003065
A number of vessels plying their trade on the River Mersey. Georges Stage and the Three Graces, Liverpool. The " Three Graces" shown here in 1920

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s 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 imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Morpeth Station EPW019776

Morpeth Station EPW019776
The station, Morpeth, Northumberland. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1927

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Kingsholm Gloucester EPW024160

Kingsholm Gloucester EPW024160
Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester. First built in 1891, it has been home for the Gloucester Rugby Union club ever since. Photographed in 1928

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029

Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029
BIRKENHEAD, Merseyside, August 1920. Aerial view. Prominent in the foreground are Queens Buildings with St James Church on its roundabout and Corporation Street

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Highbury Stadium, Arsenal EPW009247

Highbury Stadium, Arsenal EPW009247
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view of the home of Arsenal Football Club since 1913. Date of this photograph is uncertain, but probably 1923. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Albert Dock Liverpool EPW003066

Albert Dock Liverpool EPW003066
Albert Dock and the Canning Half Tide Dock, Liverpool. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd, July 1920

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Beverley Minster EPW023168

Beverley Minster EPW023168
The Minster or Collegiate Church of St John and environs, Beverley, East Yorkshire. Aerial photograph taken by Aerofilms in August 1928

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080

Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080
BLACKPOOL TOWER, Lancashire. Aerial view taking in the tower, the sea front and beach, the Winter Gardens and the big wheel in July 1920

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121

The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121
THE KURSaL, de la Warr Parade, Bexhill, Sussex, photographed in 1920. The Kursaal or " Cure Hall" was built in 1896 as Bexhills first entertainment pavilion

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025838

FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025838
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view of the 1929 FA Cup Semi-Final at the home of Arsenal Football Club. Portsmouth beat Aston Villa 1-0 to reach the final at Wembley where they went on to lose 2-0

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025836

FA Cup semi-final at Highbury in 1929. EPW025836
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view of the 1929 FA Cup Semi-Final at the home of Arsenal Football Club. Portsmouth beat Aston Villa 1-0 to reach the final at Wembley where they went on to lose 2-0

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Bedford EPW026472

Bedford EPW026472
St Pauls Church and the town centre, Bedford. The Great Ouse and Town Bridge are prominent. Photographed in May 1929 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Hedon EPW012691

Hedon EPW012691
St Augustines Church and the Town Centre, Hedon, East Yorkshire. Aerial photograph taken by Aerofilms in May 1925

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Malvern Hills EPW005389

Malvern Hills EPW005389
MALVERN HILLS, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Aerial view looking south at Upper Colwall. Jubillee Drive winds through a plantation along the western side of the ridge. Photographed in 1921

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Blackpool tower EPW002071

Blackpool tower EPW002071
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Aerial view of Blackpool tower and pier. Photographed in July 1920. Some damage to negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Hammersmith Bridge CC63_00026

Hammersmith Bridge CC63_00026
HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE, Hammersmith, Greater London. The bridge built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in 1883-7, taken from the south, with elephantine ornament in the foregound

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Earles Cement Works EPW010839

Earles Cement Works EPW010839
EARLES CEMENT WORKS, Wilmington, Hull. A pioneering cement works founded in 1821 by George and Thomas Earle beside the River Hull

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752

Foundrymen of James Hews Ironmongers CC97_02752
King Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire. The foundrymen of James Hews the Ironmonger s, standing in the yard of their work premises with various iron pipes in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Witley Court Picture Gallery c. 1920 BL25090

Witley Court Picture Gallery c. 1920 BL25090
WITLEY COURT, Great Witley, Worcestershire. Interior view of the Picture Gallery with a series of paintings and fine furniture

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Witley Court Music Room c. 1920 BL25088

Witley Court Music Room c. 1920 BL25088
WITLEY COURT, Worcestershire. Interior view c.1920. The Music Room. Photographed by Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Witley Court Drawing Room c. 1920 BL25086

Witley Court Drawing Room c. 1920 BL25086
WITLEY COURT, Worcestershire. Interior view c.1920. The Drawing Room. Photographed by Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Witley Court Sculpture Gallery c. 1920 BL25083

Witley Court Sculpture Gallery c. 1920 BL25083
WITLEY COURT, Worcestershire. Interior view c.1920. The Sculpture Gallery. Photographed by Bedford Lemere

Background imagePhotos of the 1920s Rights Managed Collection: Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365

Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365
REVIEW OF THE FLEET, Spithead, Portsmouth. The Spithead Review in July 1924, at which George V presented colours to the Royal Navy




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