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National Media Museum Photographs

The National Photography Collection held at the National Media Museum, Bradford, EnglandCreated by: PICRYLDated: 1910
Woman reading a book
The National Photography Collection held at the Museum is one of the finest and most extensive anywhere in the world. It encompasses many significant groups of material, including the Science Museumís Photography Collection, The Royal Photographic Society Collection, the holdings of the former Kodak Museum and the picture library of the former Daily Herald newspaper.
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Queen Victoria, c.1870.

Queen Victoria, c.1870.

By Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi .....A cabinet card sized woodburytype of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), taken in about 1870 by the French photographer Disderi (1819-1889). This is from the 'Disderi' album in the ... more

Sir Walter Scott's Favourite Dog, Maida

Sir Walter Scott's Favourite Dog, Maida

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (William Henry Fox Talbot, 1800-1877, From 'Sun Pictures in Scotland' published in 1845)..We're happy for you to shar... more

Duck

Duck

John Dillwyn Llewellyn (1810-1882)..Collection of National Media Museum..In the 1850s the length of exposure time prevented pin-sharp photographs of wildlife that couldn't be counted on to stay still. John Dill... more

Otter

Otter

John Dillwyn Llewellyn (1810-1882)..Collection of National Media Museum..In the 1850s long exposure times prevented pin-sharp photographs of wildlife that couldn't be counted on to stay still. John Dillwyn Llew... more

Pavilion. Cremorne Gardens.

Pavilion. Cremorne Gardens.

Creator: Walter Bentley Woodbury (1834 - 1885).Date: c. 1855.Format: Photograph; albumen print.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photograp... more

Town Hall. Melbourne.

Town Hall. Melbourne.

Creator: Walter Bentley Woodbury (1834 - 1885).Date: c. 1855.Format: Photograph; albumen print.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photograp... more

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, 1856.

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, 1856.

By Roger Fenton.....A photograph of Prince Alfred (1844-1900), taken by Roger Fenton (1819-1869) in 1856. Prince Alfred was the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He was the third ... more

Albert Prince Consort, c.1859.

Albert Prince Consort, c.1859.

By Camille Silvy (1834-1910).....A carte-de-visite of Prince Albert (1819-1861), taken by an unknown photographer in about 1858. This rather informal portrait of Queen Victoria's husband shows him as thoughtful... more

Baby "Pictet"

Baby "Pictet"

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879); Albumen Print..Collection of National Media Museum..Julia Margaret Cameron's handwritten caption under her photograph of Georgina Anna Mary Pictet reads “One year old infant ... more

Ambrotype of a mother with baby in a bonnet

Ambrotype of a mother with baby in a bonnet

William Edward Kilburn (1819-1891); Ambrotype..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reprodu... more

John Ruskin, c.1875

John Ruskin, c.1875

By Elliot & Fry.....John Ruskin (1819-1900) was one of the leading art and social critics of nineteenth century. He wrote on subjects including geology, architecture, ornithology, literature, botany and politic... more

Hansom cab

Hansom cab

Hansom cab, 1888..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the or... more

Seated man reading a book

Seated man reading a book

Seated man reading a book, 1888..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproduc... more

Two children on a balcony

Two children on a balcony

Two children on a balcony, 1888..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproduc... more

Two children sitting on a settee

Two children sitting on a settee

Two children sitting on a settee, 1888..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality r... more

Beach photographer

Beach photographer

Beach photographer, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproduct... more

Children paddling in the sea

Children paddling in the sea

Children paddling in the sea, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality... more

Girl looking in a rock pool

Girl looking in a rock pool

Girl looking in a rock pool, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality ... more

Group of photographers posing in a studio

Group of photographers posing in a studio

Creator: Unknown.Date: 1890.Collection: The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection.aspx ) .Inventory no: 1990-5036/6032/0012 .Blog post: Snappy 5th b... more

Baby elephant at the zoo

Baby elephant at the zoo

Baby elephant at the zoo, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality rep... more

Woman riding a donkey

Woman riding a donkey

Woman riding a donkey, about 1890...Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality repro... more

Metropolitan railway steam locomotive

Metropolitan railway steam locomotive

Metropolitan railway steam locomotive, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on hig... more

Woman at a market stall

Woman at a market stall

Woman at a market stall, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality repr... more

Woman reading

Woman reading

Woman reading, about 1890..National Media Museum - Kodak Gallery Collection..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions ... more

Two young girls

Two young girls

Two young girls, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproduction... more

Woman, boy and a pram

Woman, boy and a pram

Woman, boy and a pram, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reprod... more

Children paddling in the sea

Children paddling in the sea

Children paddling in the sea, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality... more

Woman in a rowing boat

Woman in a rowing boat

Woman in a rowing boat, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality repro... more

Boy paddling in the sea

Boy paddling in the sea

Boy paddling in the sea, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality repr... more

Children walking with a wheelbarrow

Children walking with a wheelbarrow

Children walking with a wheelbarrow, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high ... more

'Lord and Lady Curzon on an Elephant'

'Lord and Lady Curzon on an Elephant'

Photographer unknown..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original ph... more

Ninely and Nine

Ninely and Nine

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (Joseph Gale (1830-1906)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain r... more

Kingsbury and Neasden station

Kingsbury and Neasden station

Kingsbury and Neasden station, about 1890..Collection of National Media Museum/Kodak Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high qualit... more

Two men on the deck of a ship

Two men on the deck of a ship

Two men on the deck of a ship, about 1890..National Media Museum - Kodak Gallery Collection..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high qualit... more

Flea microphotograph

Flea microphotograph

Arthur E Durham (died 1895)..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the orig... more

'Frosche in Bauch und Ruckenlage' (Frog on Back and Front)

'Frosche in Bauch und Ruckenlage' (Frog on Back and Front)

Josef Maria Eder (1855-1945); X-ray..Collection of National Media Museum..An image from the very early days of X-ray photography...We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Common... more

'Mr and Mrs Rattus: Old English Black Rat'

'Mr and Mrs Rattus: Old English Black Rat'

Douglas English (died 1939)..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the orig... more

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

'Mother and Child'

'Mother and Child'

Rudolf Dührkoop (1848-1918); Opalotype..Collection of National Media Museum..This is an opalotype - a photograph on white glass...We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons... more

'A Zoo Study'

'A Zoo Study'

Paul Martin (1864-1944)..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original... more

Richard and Cherry Kearton taking a photograph of a bird's nest

Richard and Cherry Kearton taking a photograph of a bird's nest

Creator: Richard Kearton (1862 - 1928) and Cherry Kearton (1871 - 1940).Date: 1900.Material: Paper.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Phot... more

'The Awakening'

'The Awakening'

Emma Barton (1872-1938); Carbon..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the ... more

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9

'Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle', 1901 - 10

'Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle', 1901 - 10

Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle

Lee and Turner Colour Projector, 1902.

Lee and Turner Colour Projector, 1902.

Object from the National Media Museum Collection...Edward Turner’s method for creating moving colour pictures was to record successive frames on black and white film through red, green and blue filters and to p... more

Still from footage recorded by Edward Turner, 1902.

Still from footage recorded by Edward Turner, 1902.

Image from the National Media Museum Collection...Between the end of 1901 and early 1903, Edward Turner made various test films of colourful subjects such as a parrot, a goldfish in a bowl against a brightly st... more

Horace Nicholls setting off on a photographic trip by bicycle, c.1903

Horace Nicholls setting off on a photographic trip by bicycle, c.1903

Horace Nicholls setting off on a photographic trip by bicycle, c.1903

Dog riding a tricycle, about 1905 - 12

Dog riding a tricycle, about 1905 - 12

Dog riding a tricycle, about 1905 - 12

Charles Urban (1867-1942), c.1910.

Charles Urban (1867-1942), c.1910.

Image from the National Media Museum Collection. ..The American Charles Urban came to London in 1897 to manage a film and equipment company. He quickly made the Warwick Trading Company, the leading firm in the ... more

"Gas." Australian troops with respirators on posed for the camera in the advance trench, Garter Point, 4th Division

"Gas." Australian troops with respirators on posed for the camera in t...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

'Parade Of Soldiers Marching With Bikes', about 1914

'Parade Of Soldiers Marching With Bikes', about 1914

'Parade Of Soldiers Marching With Bikes', about 1914

Hell Fire Corner on the Menin Road; a sticky place that's always taken at the trot

Hell Fire Corner on the Menin Road; a sticky place that's always taken...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Frederick H. Evans

Frederick H. Evans

Creator: J. R. H. Weaver.Date: c. 1915.Format: Photograph; platinum process/platinotype.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/Roya... more

Supports going up after battle to relieve the front trenches, note the three observation balloons above the bright cloud

Supports going up after battle to relieve the front trenches, note the...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

The prisoners receive precisely the same rations as our own troops

The prisoners receive precisely the same rations as our own troops

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Canadians advancing on our right were assisted by Tanks

Canadians advancing on our right were assisted by Tanks

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Boche prisoners assist in bringing in Australian wounded

Boche prisoners assist in bringing in Australian wounded

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Attending to wounded in German dugouts

Attending to wounded in German dugouts

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Digging in behind the outposts of the Hindenburg Line. 'D' Co, 45th Battn, near Ascension Farm

Digging in behind the outposts of the Hindenburg Line. 'D' Co, 45th Ba...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

"Wild Eye", the Souvenir King

"Wild Eye", the Souvenir King

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Reserves passing through the tracks near Guillemont Farm

Reserves passing through the tracks near Guillemont Farm

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

The morning of Aug.8th 1918. German prisoners just taken, returning in charge of a single Australian past their own burning dug-outs

The morning of Aug.8th 1918. German prisoners just taken, returning in...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

The gaps in the wire near Anvil Wood through which the 53rd Battn. rushed the machine gun posts on Aug 31st 1918 were death traps

The gaps in the wire near Anvil Wood through which the 53rd Battn. rus...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Many of the tanks put out of action were used as shelters for the wounded

Many of the tanks put out of action were used as shelters for the woun...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Terrible effects of our Artillery.Boche dead may be seen lying in the foreground. Sept 20 1918. 4th Division

Terrible effects of our Artillery.Boche dead may be seen lying in the ...

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

Moving up a division of Australian troops. Reninghelst. 2nd Division

Moving up a division of Australian troops. Reninghelst. 2nd Division

Collection of National Media Museum (Frank Hurley/Australian War Records Section ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of Th... more

'Ochsen Gespann' (Oxen Team)

'Ochsen Gespann' (Oxen Team)

Rudolf Koppitz (1884-1936)..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the origi... more

Couple with a spirit in their car

Couple with a spirit in their car

Creator: William Hope (1863 - 1933).Date: c. 1920.Collection: National Media Museum Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography.aspx ) .Inventory no: 2002-5054/13.Blog: G is for... more

'Karnak - The Amon Temple'

'Karnak - The Amon Temple'

Lehnert & Landrock of Cairo (Rudolf Lehnert (1878-1948) & Ernst Landrock (1878-1966)); 'Karnak - The Amon Temple', about 1925; Collotype; 22.5 x 28.9cm..Don McCullin is one of Britain’s greatest photographers. ... more

Beach photograph of a photographer, woman and Felix the Cat puppet

Beach photograph of a photographer, woman and Felix the Cat puppet

Creator: Unknown.Date: c. 1920.Collection: National Media Museum Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection ) .Inventory no: 2010-5053 .Blog post: Snappy 5th birthday Flickr Commons ( http... more

Postcard of an itinerant photographer working on a beach

Postcard of an itinerant photographer working on a beach

Creator: Anonymous.Date: c. 1920.Format: Postcard.Collection: National Media Museum Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection ) .Inventory no: 2010-5054.Blog post: Snappy 5th birthday Fli... more

Sir Arthur and Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c.1920.

Sir Arthur and Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c.1920.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish writer and physician best known for creating the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. First published in ... more

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Portrait of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe

Portrait of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe

Creator: Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (1853 - 1941).Date: c. 1928.Format: Photograph; platinum print.Material: Paper.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Coll... more

Street photographer with his camera

Street photographer with his camera

Creator: Unknown.Date: c. 1930.Collection: The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection.aspx ) .Inventory no: 1990-5036/6032/0009 .Blog post: Snappy 5t... more

Street photographer and cart

Street photographer and cart

Creator: Unknown.Date: c. 1930.Collection: The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection.aspx ) .Inventory no: 1990-5036/6032/0010 .Blog post: Snappy 5t... more

Children riding a bicycle and sidecar, about 1930 - 1

Children riding a bicycle and sidecar, about 1930 - 1

Children riding a bicycle and sidecar, about 1930 - 1

Final touches put to bicycles at Hercules bicycle factory, Birmingham, 1931

Final touches put to bicycles at Hercules bicycle factory, Birmingham,...

Final touches put to bicycles at Hercules bicycle factory, Birmingham, 1931

Family listening to the test match results

Family listening to the test match results

Creator: James Jarché (1891 - 1965).Date: 7 December 1932.Format: Photograph; gelatin silver print.Collection: Daily Herald Archive ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/DailyHeraldArc... more

W. B. Yeats, 1932.

W. B. Yeats, 1932.

By Pirie MacDonald.....William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and playwright and is often considered a key figure of British poetry. His works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Othe... more

Cyclist of the future, 1933 - 15

Cyclist of the future, 1933 - 15

Cyclist of the future, 1933 - 15

Woman on a horizontal bicycle, 1933 - 4

Woman on a horizontal bicycle, 1933 - 4

Woman on a horizontal bicycle, 1933 - 4

Woman holding a lightweight bicycle, 1934 - 5

Woman holding a lightweight bicycle, 1934 - 5

Woman holding a lightweight bicycle, 1934 - 5

'Sir M Campbell watches finishing touches to 3 millionth Hercules bicycle, 1934

'Sir M Campbell watches finishing touches to 3 millionth Hercules bicy...

'Sir M Campbell watches finishing touches to 3 millionth Hercules bicycle, 1934

King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson on holiday in Yugoslavia, 1936.

King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson on holiday in Yugoslavia, 1936.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....King Edward VIII (1894-1972) reigned from 20 January to 11 December 1936. Just a few months into his sovereignty he caused controversy by proposing to Ameri... more

'Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California'

'Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California'

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965); Gelatin Silver..This iconic portrait of a mother and her three children was taken in the USA in 1936. The family lived in a tent in a pea-pickers camp in Nipomo Valley, California. ... more

J. Dudley Johnston

J. Dudley Johnston

Creator: Pirie MacDonald (1867 - 1942).Date: 1937.Format: Photograph; carbon.Collection: The Royal Photographic Society Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/RoyalPhotograp... more

Start of cycle race, 1937 - 3

Start of cycle race, 1937 - 3

Start of cycle race, 1937 - 3

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11

W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood en route to China, 1938.

W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood en route to China, 1938.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum......This photograph shows the poet and playwright W.H. Auden (1907-1973), pictured right, and the novelist and playwright Christopher Isherwood (1904-1986) cha... more

Cyclists riding unusual bicycles, 1939 - 7

Cyclists riding unusual bicycles, 1939 - 7

Cyclists riding unusual bicycles, 1939 - 7

Baby show

Baby show

Reuben Saidman (1906-1967); Digital positive from glass negative..Collection of National Media Museum..This photograph is from the Daily Herald Archive, held at the National Media Museum. It is a collection of ... more

Woman reads as baby sleeps

Woman reads as baby sleeps

Photographic Advertising Limited..Collection of National Media Museum..Photographic Advertising Limited (1929-1977) created stock advertising images with the potential for selling a range of products. Idyllic h... more

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret starring in wartime Aladdin, 1943.

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret starring in wartime Aladdin, 1943.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....A gelatin silver photograph of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret starring in a Windsor Castle wartime production of the pantomime Aladdin. Princesses Elizab... more

King George VI and Queen visit volunteers at agricultural camp, 1944.

King George VI and Queen visit volunteers at agricultural camp, 1944.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....This gelatin silver photograph shows King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visiting farm volunteers at a Ministry of Agriculture camp. King George and Elizabet... more

Cathie Gibson Scotland’s Backstroke Prodigy, 1946.

Cathie Gibson Scotland’s Backstroke Prodigy, 1946.

Gibson was born in 1931 in Motherwell and was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. She won bronze in the 400m Freestyle at the 1948 Olympics...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museu... more

Wrestling at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Wrestling at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Anderberg of Sweden wins by a fall over Toth of Hungary in the Featherweight event of the Olympic Wrestling event at Earls Court...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to sh... more

EMI CPS Emitron Camera Head, 1950

EMI CPS Emitron Camera Head, 1950

The first post-war British television camera was the CPS Emitron. First used for the 1948 Olympic Games in London, this camera continued in service until the late 1950s. The example here, shown with its control... more

French athlete disqualified at the Olympics, London, 1948.

French athlete disqualified at the Olympics, London, 1948.

Italian and French Olympic competitors shout in protest as Louis Chevalier, of France, is disqualified during heat two of the 10K walk held at Wembley...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We'... more