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The National Photography Collection held at the National Media Museum, Bradford, EnglandCreated by: PICRYL - Public Domain Media Search EngineDated: 1910
Woman reading a book. Collection of National Media Museum, UK
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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Kingsbury and Neasden station - Victorian era public domain image

Kingsbury and Neasden station - Victorian era public domain image

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

Flea microphotograph. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Flea microphotograph. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

Cyclists looking at maps, about 1900

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

J. Dudley Johnston - Public domain photogrpaph

J. Dudley Johnston - Public domain photogrpaph

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

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

Royal party at opening ceremony of Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Royal party at opening ceremony of Olympic Games, London, 1948.

His Majesty King George VI opened the proceedings with a speech which was followed by the entry of the Olympic torch bearer. Photo shows the Royal party in box at Wembley Stadium, from left to right, Prince Ber... More

Empire Stadium Wembley 110 Metres Hurdles Olympic Heat, Olympic Games, London, 1948

Empire Stadium Wembley 110 Metres Hurdles Olympic Heat, Olympic Games,...

Don Finlay fell at the winning post after leading at the last hurdle. Don Finlay (1909-1970) was the British team Captain for the 1948 Olympics and was chosen to take the Olympic Oath...Daily Herald Archive at ... More

R. M. Stigersand in the Men's High Diving competition, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

R. M. Stigersand in the Men's High Diving competition, Olympic Games, ...

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... More

Football played barefoot, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Football played barefoot, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

The Indian Football Team training in Richmond Park Olympic Camp. They proposed to play bare-footed if the weather was dry enough. ..Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to s... More

Pupil at the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind playing golf

Pupil at the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind playing golf

Creator: Unknown.Date: 27 May 1966.Format: Photograph; gelatin silver print.Collection: Daily Herald Archive ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/DailyHeraldArchive.aspx ) at the Nat... More

Albert Prince Consort, c.1859. - Public domain portrait photograph

Albert Prince Consort, c.1859. - Public domain portrait photograph

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

A carte-de-visite of a baby in a bonnet

A carte-de-visite of a baby in a bonnet

A Maxwell; Carte-de-Visite..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

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

'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

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9

Cyclists on a towpath, about 1900 - 9 Public domain photograph of a cyclist, bicycle, bicyclist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

The finish of the men's 400 metres at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

The finish of the men's 400 metres at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Arthur Wint recorded an Olympic record for the 400 metres in 1948 and was the first Jamaican to win an Olympic gold. Wint was known as "the Gentle Giant". In 1942 he joined the British Common Wealth Air Trainin... More

Immigrants for Australia. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Immigrants for Australia. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Creator: Sayle.Date: 9 August 1949.Format: Photograph.Collection: Daily Herald Archive ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/DailyHeraldArchive.aspx ) at the National Media Museum.Inv... More

Chelsea Pace Setters. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Chelsea Pace Setters. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Chelsea Pace Setters Public domain image of bicyclist, bicycle, cyclist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Duck. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Duck. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Hansom cab - Victorian era public domain image

Hansom cab - Victorian era public domain image

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

Beach photographer. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Beach photographer. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Jarrow Marchers en route to London

Jarrow Marchers en route to London

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (Photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... 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

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Tandem racers, 1937 - 11 Public domain photograph of athletics, sports competition, stadium, athlete, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Public domain photograph of sports compe... More

Woman reads as baby sleeps. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Woman reads as baby sleeps. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Sweden and Yugoslavia in Football final at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Sweden and Yugoslavia in Football final at the Olympic Games, London, ...

Liedholm of Sweden getting tied in a knot with Brozovic of Yugoslavia during the Olympic final at Wembley. Sweden were eventual winners, 3-1...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy f... More

Fenchurch Street Station decorated for the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Fenchurch Street Station decorated for the Olympic Games, London, 1948...

Fenchurch Street was the station used by the majority of overseas visitors arriving at Tilbury Docks, London...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum...We're happy for you to share this digital image... More

Olympic torch arrives at Wembley Stadium, London, 1948.

Olympic torch arrives at Wembley Stadium, London, 1948.

His Majesty King George VI opened proceedings with a speech which was then followed by the entrance of the Olympic torch bearer...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to sha... More

'Playland at Olympia', 1949 - 8

'Playland at Olympia', 1949 - 8

'Playland at Olympia', 1949 - 8 Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Woman reading a book. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Woman reading a book. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

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

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

'Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle', 1901 - 10

'Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle', 1901 - 10

Commander Clare Royse On Tricycle Public domain photograph of a cyclist, bicycle, bicyclist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

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

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

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

'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

Oarsmen bringing the Olympic Flag, London, 1948.

Oarsmen bringing the Olympic Flag, London, 1948.

A Swiss longboat passing under Hungerford Bridge approaching Charring Cross Pier on 28 July 1948. The Swiss longboat arrived via Rotterdam from Basle with the Olympic Flag. ..Daily Herald Archive at the Natio... More

British Favourite, Maureen Gardner. Olympic Games, London, 1948.

British Favourite, Maureen Gardner. Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Maureen Gardner (1928-1974) won the silver medal in the 80m Hurdles event at the 1948 Olympics. She narrowly lost out to Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands by 0.05 seconds. ..Daily Herald Archive at the Na... More

Special Constable carrying a 'Raiders Passed' sign, London

Special Constable carrying a 'Raiders Passed' sign, London

Special Constable carrying a 'Raiders Passed' sign, London

Magic Lantern Slide of a dog jumping through a hoop.

Magic Lantern Slide of a dog jumping through a hoop.

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (Artist unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restricti... More

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Dog

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Dog

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... More

Otter. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Otter. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Princess of Piedmont, with her Baby and Dog

Princess of Piedmont, with her Baby and Dog

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... 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

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

Women’s final of 80 metres hurdles, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Women’s final of 80 metres hurdles, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... More

John Mark Olympic Torch Bearer, London, 1948.

John Mark Olympic Torch Bearer, London, 1948.

The Olympic flame arrives at Wembley Stadium carried by English athlete John Mark (1925-1991), a medical student...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to share this digital... More

A Triplet Cycle. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

A Triplet Cycle. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

A Triplet Cycle Public domain photograph of bicycle, bicyclist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Prince Charles looks out of the Palace window, 1953.

Prince Charles looks out of the Palace window, 1953.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....This photograph shows Prince Charles looking out of the window at Buckingham Palace on the day of his mother’s, Queen Elizabeth II, coronation. .....This ph... More

A beach photographer at work. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

A beach photographer at work. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Creator: Unknown.Date: August 1953.Format: Photograph; gelatin silver.Collection: Daily Herald Archive ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/DailyHeraldArchive.aspx ) at the National... More

Crufts Dog Show 1968. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Crufts Dog Show 1968. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (Tony Ray-Jones, 1941-1972)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certai... More

A cabinet card of three children

A cabinet card of three children

J E Reeves; Cabinet Card..Collection of National Media Museum..A woman, probably their mother, can be seen behind them...We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain... More

Basket-carrying cyclist at charity sports day - 14

Basket-carrying cyclist at charity sports day - 14

Basket-carrying cyclist at charity sports day - 14

A Dog on a Chair. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

A Dog on a Chair. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... 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

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

'Karnak - The Amon Temple' - Egypt

'Karnak - The Amon Temple' - Egypt

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

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

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

Lacrosse at the Olympics, London, 1948.

Lacrosse at the Olympics, London, 1948.

Demonstration game of Lacrosse at the Olympics. Rensselaer (USA) v. All England...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The ... More

The Olympic Cycling Road Race at Windsor, London, 1948.

The Olympic Cycling Road Race at Windsor, London, 1948.

The start of the Olympic cycling road race at Windsor. The race covered a distance of 181 miles and is both an individual event and a team race...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happ... More

Spectators watching an Olympic cycle race, London, 1948.

Spectators watching an Olympic cycle race, London, 1948.

The Olympic Cycle Road Race. The eventual winners of this race were the Belgium team, with Great Britain second and the French team third...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for ... More

Opening of the Olympic Games in London, 29 July, 1948.

Opening of the Olympic Games in London, 29 July, 1948.

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... 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

The Queen presents the 1966 World Cup to England Captain, Bobby Moore.

The Queen presents the 1966 World Cup to England Captain, Bobby Moore.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....This photograph shows the Queen presenting the 1966 World Cup to Bobby Moore, captain of the victorious England team. The match was played between England a... More

Photographer Mattis Mathiesen at work on Jan Mayen

Photographer Mattis Mathiesen at work on Jan Mayen

Creator: Anonymous.Date: Unknown.Format: Photograph; gelatin silver.Collection: Daily Herald Archive ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography/DailyHeraldArchive.aspx ) at the National M... More

Cyclists at Box Hill, Surrey. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Cyclists at Box Hill, Surrey. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Cyclists at Box Hill, Surrey Public domain photograph related to the history of England, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

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

Woman riding a donkey. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Woman riding a donkey. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Boy paddling in the sea - Victorian era public domain image

Boy paddling in the sea - Victorian era public domain image

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

Woman in a rowing boat - Victorian era public domain image

Woman in a rowing boat - Victorian era public domain image

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

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

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Icecream seller on bicycle, about 1925 - 6

Baby show. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

Baby show. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

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

Semi Finals of the Women's 200 metres at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Semi Finals of the Women's 200 metres at the Olympic Games, London, 19...

The first dead heat of the Olympic meeting of 1948 occurred in the women’s 200 metres semi final when Shirley Strickland of Australia tied for first place with Audrey Williamson. Daphne Robb of South Africa was... More

Harrison Dillard in the hurdles, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Harrison Dillard in the hurdles, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Harrison Dillard (b. 1923) is one of only two men to win Olympic titles in both sprinting and hurdling. In 1948 he took Gold in the 100m event and in the Helsinki Olympics of 1952 he won gold in 110m Hurdles ev... 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

'Decathlon reflections', Olympic Games, London, 1948.

'Decathlon reflections', Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... More

"Olympic Village" is under Construction, Surrey, 1948

"Olympic Village" is under Construction, Surrey, 1948

An interior of one of the finished huts which housed eight entrants. The "Olympic Village" was constructed at Richmond Park, Surrey...Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....We're happy for you to... More

Girl Photographing a Dog - Public domain portrait print

Girl Photographing a Dog - Public domain portrait print

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (Photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... More

Seated man reading a book - Public domain portrait print

Seated man reading a book - Public domain portrait print

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

'Mother and Child'. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

'Mother and Child'. Collection of National Media Museum, UK

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

Frederick H. Evans - Public domain portrait print

Frederick H. Evans - Public domain portrait print

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

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

W. B. Yeats, 1932. - Public domain portrait print

W. B. Yeats, 1932. - Public domain portrait print

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

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

'The Labour League of Youth Cycling Club set off on outing'

'The Labour League of Youth Cycling Club set off on outing'

'The Labour League of Youth Cycling Club set off on outing'

The XIV Olympic Games opens in London, 1948.

The XIV Olympic Games opens in London, 1948.

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... More

Maureen Gardner wins heat two of Women’s 800m Hurdles, Olympic Games, London, 1948.

Maureen Gardner wins heat two of Women’s 800m Hurdles, Olympic Games, ...

Daily Herald Archive at the 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 physica... More

A casualty at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

A casualty at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

A Boy Scout who fainted in the intense heat was the first 'casualty' of the 1948 Olympic Games. The temperature was in the nineties as the sun blazed down mercilessly...Daily Herald Archive at the National Medi... More

Princess Margaret meets Cliff Richard at the 59 Club, 1962.

Princess Margaret meets Cliff Richard at the 59 Club, 1962.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.....Princess Margaret (1930-2002) is the younger sister of our current Queen, Elizabeth II. Sir Cliff Richard OBE is a British singer who has enjoyed a 53 year... More

Queen Victoria, c.1870. - Public domain portrait

Queen Victoria, c.1870. - Public domain portrait

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

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