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This train is now ready to depart

This train is now ready to depart

Description: "Photograph of railway guard giving the signal to the engine driver." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/369/256 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/dis... more

R101 and cows

R101 and cows

Description: British R101 airship at mooring tower. The vessel was 237 metres long...Date: c.1929..Our Catalogue Reference: AIR 5/919 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?C... more

Roman Landscape

Roman Landscape

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome) (?)

The Hangman's Tree

The Hangman's Tree

Imitator of Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)

View of the Garden Terrace of the Villa d'Este at Tivoli

View of the Garden Terrace of the Villa d'Este at Tivoli

Israel Silvestre (French, Nancy 1621–1691 Paris)

Landscape with Sheep

Landscape with Sheep

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

Trees

Trees

French artist in the circle of Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi (Italian, Bologna 1606–1680 Rome)

Plaque

Plaque

Possibly Charles Nicolas Cochin II (French, Paris 1715–1790 Paris) Probably made in England

Two heads
Harbour
St Andrews 1842

St Andrews 1842

John Adamson, Robert Adamson..1842..Accession no. PGP HA 546 .Medium Calotype print .Size 8.40 x 10.00 cm .Credit Presented by Mrs Elizabeth Uldall 1998 ..For more information please select here ( http://www.na... more

Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey

Roger Fenton..1856..Accession no. PGP 233.2.Medium Salt print from a collodion negative.Size 34.00 x 42.80 cm.Credit Presented anonymously through the good offices of Christie's 1998..For more information pleas... more

Jane Farrell

Jane Farrell

Jane Farrell stole 2 boots and was sentenced to do 10 hard days labour...Age (on discharge): 12.Height: 4.2.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Blue.Pla... more

Landscape
Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Along with James Davit and William Cotter, Thomas Smith defrauded another gentlemen in 1873. Thomas was sentenced to carry out 3 months in Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 32.Height: ... more

William Harrison

William Harrison

This is William Harrison. He was born in Durham and worked as a porter. He was convicted of obtaining oats by false pretence...He was sentenced to 12 months in Newcastle City Gaol in 1872...Age (on discharge): ... more

Mary Costella

Mary Costella

Mary Costella was convicted of theft after stealing money from her victim. She was sentenced to 15 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 27.Height: 5.1.Hair: ... more

Tilbury Steamer

Tilbury Steamer

Description: Tilbury Steamer on the River Thames...Date: 1883..Our Catalogue Reference: RAIL 437/37 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATLN=6&CATID=3726944&SearchInit=4&... more

Mr. Tilling's Hansom

Mr. Tilling's Hansom

Description: "Photograph of hansom cab bearing the name 'T. Tilling' and standing outside Greenwich Railway station." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/369/249 ( http://www.na... more

London Omnibus

London Omnibus

Description: "Photograph of omnibus marked C.H. waiting for passengers with conductor on steps." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/369/232 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk... more

Met with St. John Ambulance

Met with St. John Ambulance

Description: "Photograph of two policemen standing alonside an ambulance in which a man is lying, strapped down with handkerchief and hood over his head." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Refe... more

Crossing Sweeper

Crossing Sweeper

Description: "Photograph of a Crossing Sweeping, holding broom in right hand." Photograph by RL Sirus...Sweepers cleared roadways for pedestrians in the hope of tips...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY... more

Firefighters

Firefighters

Description: "Photograph of Fire Engine manned by seven fireman with a pair of horses." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/369/253 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogu... more

Pearce family, Blenheim House, Randwick, Sydney, N.S.W., ca. 1885 / photographer J. Roarty, Mkt. St., George St.

Pearce family, Blenheim House, Randwick, Sydney, N.S.W., ca. 1885 / ph...

Format: Photograph..Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=412733 ( http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=412733 ) ..Searc... more

University Boat Race 1886

University Boat Race 1886

Description: ""Photograph of Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race 1886, scene from 'the Doves'." [presumably The Dove, Hammersmith]. Taken by George Herbert Watkins (b.1828)..Cambridge won the race...Date: 3rd April 18... 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

Last train to Penzance

Last train to Penzance

Description: "Photograph of train on Great Western Railway leaving Paddington Station, May 20th 1892 at 10.15 am, being the last Broad Gauge Penzance Train"..Date: May 20th 1892..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1... more

Tower Bridge (nearly)

Tower Bridge (nearly)

Description: "A photograph of unfinished bridge (New Tower Bridge over the Thames)" taken by Sidney Alfred Beer...Date: 1892..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/408/164 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalog... more

"At Humanity's Call"

"At Humanity's Call"

Description: 'Photograph of the Wreck of the Steam Ship 'Escurial' at Portreath Cornwall. Title given to the picture 'At Humanity's Call'. Photograph taken by John Charles Burrow (1852-1914) of Camborne, Cornwa... more

Lady cyclists riding down hill

Lady cyclists riding down hill

Description: "Group, lady cyclists riding down hill (Sittingbourne)" Photograph taken by Frederick Miller Rammell...Date: 1898..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/435/62 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalo... more

Raw Hide Gear Blank, 453 pounds from Holbrook Raw Hide Co. Providence R.I.

Raw Hide Gear Blank, 453 pounds from Holbrook Raw Hide Co. Providence ...

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1900.Process: gelatin silver print.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White.Accession Number: 2005.024.051

A Streetcar Named 13

A Streetcar Named 13

Description: Electric streetcars move along Moorshead (now 'The Moor'), Sheffield..Date: 1900..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/448 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATL... more

Underwater Rail

Underwater Rail

Description: Cullercoats railway station, North Tyneside "flooded after a heavy rain storm". Photograph by Burton Graham...Date: 1900..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/448 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ca... more

Westward Ho

Westward Ho

Description: Photograph of Steamboat 'Westward Ho' bound from Bristol to Ilfracombe by John Rowland King...Date: 1900..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/448 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displayc... more

The Original Rolls

The Original Rolls

Description: "Photograph of the Hon. C.S. Rolls' autocar with HRH The Duke of York, Lord Llangattock [Rolls' father], Sir Charles Cust and the Hon. C.S. Rolls as occupants", taken by John Howard Preston...Charl... more

Shamrock

Shamrock

Description: Shamrock I sailing off the Scottish coast...Date: 1901..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/452 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATLN=6&CATID=250966&SearchIni... more

Leonard Burdon

Leonard Burdon

Name: Leonard Burdon.Arrested for: False Pretences.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 1 November 1904.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-59-Leonard Burdon..The Shields Daily Gazette for 1 ... more

Rolls in a Basket

Rolls in a Basket

Description: "Photograph of the late C.S. Rolls and Hon. Mrs. Assheton Harbord in basket of balloon", by Horace Hall...Charles Stewart Rolls became interested in flying after he had already founded Rolls-Royce ... more

Margaret Leadbitter, arrested for stealing money from other children

Margaret Leadbitter, arrested for stealing money from other children

Name: Margaret Leadbitter.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 16 August 1904.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-35-Margaret Leadbitter..The Shields Daily Gazette for 1... more

Maud M Garmey

Maud M Garmey

Name: Maud M Garmey.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 8 November 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-37-Maud M Garmey..These images are a selection from an alb... more

Express Delivery

Express Delivery

Description: Early express parcel delivery van..Date: c.1905..Our Catalogue Reference: RAIL 254/32 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATLN=6&CATID=5326641&SearchInit=4&S... more

Unidentified prisoner

Unidentified prisoner

Name: not given.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: Presumed to be North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: c1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-67-No name given..All the other images in this album are ... more

Freight is Great

Freight is Great

Description: Heavily loaded Great Western Railway motor wagon..Date: c.1905..Our Catalogue Reference: RAIL 254/32 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATLN=6&CATID=5326641... more

Mary Anne Blaids, arrested for sleeping out

Mary Anne Blaids, arrested for sleeping out

Name: Mary Anne Blaids.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 17 June 1905.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-37-Mary Anne Blaids..The Shields Daily Gazette for 19 June... more

Paying the last turnpike toll

Paying the last turnpike toll

Description: "W. Ambrose Esq. paying last toll Burwell Nest Toll Bar, Cambs." Photo by Frederick Gillson's "Sunnyside Studios" in Burwell...In decline from the 1870s this photograph purports to show the last p... more

Ethel Penman

Ethel Penman

Name: Ethel Penman.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 16 July 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-41-Ethel Penman..The Shields Daily News for 16 July 1906 repor... more

Annie Caben alias Pearson

Annie Caben alias Pearson

Name: Annie Caben alias Pearson.Arrested for: not given.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 8 February 1906.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-39-Annie Caben AKA Pearson..The Shields Daily ... more