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Photos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection

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Background imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008

Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008
Manchester Ringway Airport. The opening ceremony in 1938. This image shows dignitaries examining the brand new state of the art airport facilities

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Mill Green, Broxted, Essex a81_00922

Mill Green, Broxted, Essex a81_00922
MILL GREEN, Broxted, Essex. A cyclist rests his tandem against the finger post / sign post at Mill Green in Broxted. A windmill stands in the background

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Granada Cinema, Tooting BB87_02905

Granada Cinema, Tooting BB87_02905
Granada Cinema, 50 - 60 Mitcham Road, Tooting Graveney, London. Exterior view at night. Photographed by John Maltby in the 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Leighton Buzzard EPW056941

Leighton Buzzard EPW056941
The Market Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfrodshire. Photographed in 1938 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s 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 imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661

Woolwich Odeon BB87_03661
Odeon Cinema, Parsons Hill, Woolwich, London. The Woolwich Odeon opened on 25 October 1937. Designed by George Coles, it displays the Odeon style of buff faience tiles and curving horizontals

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: The Grenadier, Belgravia CXP01_01_045

The Grenadier, Belgravia CXP01_01_045
The Grenadier, Wilton Row, Belgravia, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view from the south-east showing the front of The Grenadier and a man walking up the steps to the entrance of the pub

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152

White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152
The London County Council White City Estate, Olympic Stadium and Loftus Road football ground, Shepherds Bush, London, from the south-west, 9th July 1939. Queens Park Rangers FC. QPR

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Humber ferry EPW036413

Humber ferry EPW036413
Nelson Street and a Paddle Steamer moored at Victoria Pier, Kingston upon Hull. Paddle steamers were used on the ferry service across the Humber estuary between Kingston upon Hull and New Holland

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047

Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047
SWINDON, Wiltshire. The Great Western Railway Works, Swindon station and the workers village (Swindon New Town), looking west. Photographed in August 1938. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: De la Warr Pavilion 1935 CC47_02383

De la Warr Pavilion 1935 CC47_02383
DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex. The Pavilion at night with interior lighting. Photographed by Herbert Felton in 1935 shortly after completion

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Birmingham University EPW059859

Birmingham University EPW059859
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Edgbaston. The semi-circular radial plan of Chancellors Court with the 1908 campanile tower at its focus forms the centrepiece of the university

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Doncaster Airport EPW049428

Doncaster Airport EPW049428
DONCASTER AIRPORT AND BELLE VUE STADIUM. View of the airfield and the home of Doncaster Rovers Football Club, photographed in 1935. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: River Tyne 1935 EPW048817

River Tyne 1935 EPW048817
Aerial view of the Tyne River looking towards Tynemouth and Jarrow, August 1935. Lots of shipping in the river and in dock. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: The Hoover Building EPW039561

The Hoover Building EPW039561
THE HOOVER BUILDING, Western Avenue, Perivale, London. Aerial view, 10th August 1932. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Timpsons Shoe Factory, Kettering EPW053718

Timpsons Shoe Factory, Kettering EPW053718
TIMPSONS FACTORY, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Kettering, along with a number of Northamptonshire towns specialised in footwear manufacture

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782

Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill BB87_03782
Odeon Cinema, Balham Hill, Balham, London. Exterior view at night, April 1938. Photographed by John Maltby

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981

Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981
Heston Aerodrome, Hounslow, Middlesex. The control tower (centre) may have been the first purpose-built example and became the model for this class of building

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Odeon cinema construction BB87_03506

Odeon cinema construction BB87_03506
ODEON CINEMA, Leicester Square, London. A photograph taken by John Maltby on 11th June 1937 of the buiding works for the Odeon cinema on the site of the Alhambra Theatre

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Housing estate 1930 EPW038718

Housing estate 1930 EPW038718
Pennine Drive, Golders Green. Aerial view. A housing estate built by John Laing & Co. in June 1930. Attractive new housing estates were a source of pride for house builders. Photographed in 1932

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489

Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489
Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the housing estate, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524

Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524
The Forge, Southrop, Cotswold, Gloucestershire. Interior view of the Forge, showing the blacksmith at work. Photographed in 1938 by Sydney Alfred Pitcher

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584

Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584
Filey, North Yorkshire. Children playing cricket on the beach, with two bathing tents in the background. Photographed for the Walter Scott postcard company in 1930

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Great Malvern EPW041840

Great Malvern EPW041840
The Priory Church of St Mary and environs, Great Malvern, Worcestershire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in June 1933

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951

Ovaltine Egg Farm EPW037951
Aerial view of the Ovaltine Egg Farm, Kings Langley / Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire. Photographed by Aerofilms, May 1932

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614

Merchant Taylors School CC46_00614
Merchant Taylors School, Northwood, Hertfordshire. Physical Education in the gymnasium. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1933 and 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Sherborne in 1939 BB056813

Sherborne in 1939 BB056813
Garage, South Street, Sherborne, Dorset. Sheppards Garage apparently had both Shell and Esso petrol pumps. The garage has since been converted to houses. Photographed in May 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: How do you do MF001503_19

How do you do MF001503_19
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, London. A Beefeater bends down to address a raven. Photographed by John Gay between 1935 and 1939

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Crystal Palace EPR003819

Crystal Palace EPR003819
Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London. A catastrophic fire destroyed most of the building in November 1936. Brunels water towers were still standing until they were demolished during the Second World War

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Penguin Pool a98_06395

Penguin Pool a98_06395
Penguin Pool, Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. The pool was designed in the Modernist style by the Tecton architectural firm and was built in 1934. Photographed by Eric de Mare around 1965

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806

Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806
GRIMSBY DOCKS, Lincolnshire. Aerial view, August 1933. This view shows Alexandra Dock, with the Victoria Mills, a moored sailing barge and Corporation Bridge to the right

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203

Foundation ceremony, Liverpool EPW045203
Chairs laid out for guests at the laying of the foundation stone for Edwin Lutyens Roman Catholic Cathedral for Liverpool, June 1933

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Brownsea Island EPW041058

Brownsea Island EPW041058
Brownsea Island, Studland, Dorset. Montague Grahame-Whites steam yacht Alacrity and Brownsea Island from the east. Photographed in April 1933 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Oxo Tower Wharf CXP01_01_121

Oxo Tower Wharf CXP01_01_121
OXO TOWER WHARF, BARGEHOUSE STREET, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON. A view of Oxo Tower Wharf from the north-east with Waterloo Bridge in the distance

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Lion Wharf Isleworth CXP01_01_107

Lion Wharf Isleworth CXP01_01_107
Lion Wharf, Isleworth, Hounslow, Greater London. A view of the River Thames at Isleworth showing the river at low tide with boats moored on the riverbank at Lion Wharf

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Great West Way EPR002624

Great West Way EPR002624
Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex. A steam train crosses a railway bridge over the Great West Way. The Pyrene Building (centre left), built 1928 by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Gibbet Windmill, Rye a78_01406

Gibbet Windmill, Rye a78_01406
GIBBET WINDMILL, Rye, East Sussex. Standing on the original brick base, this white smock mill is a reconstruction of the former working mill which burnt down in the early 1930s

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024

Corn Exchange, Leeds CC73_03024
Leeds Corn Exchange. Exterior view, from the west, of the Corn Exchange, 27 Crown Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire. c.1920s -1930s. Campbells Press Studio

Background imagePhotos from the 1930s Rights Managed Collection: Tich window display SAM01_04_0048

Tich window display SAM01_04_0048
Two girls looking at a window display of Chad Valley Tich dolls, in the window of J J Samuels stationery shop on Strand, London. Date range: 21st November 1931 - 24th November 1933




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