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Women Collection

Background imageWomen Collection: The London Blitz An ARP warden rescues a young girl from the wreckage of a building

The London Blitz An ARP warden rescues a young girl from the wreckage of a building bombed by Germany. V1 attack Buckingham Gate, Victoria

Background imageWomen Collection: Preparations for the Easter (Dublin) Rising of 1916 Mary Spring Rice and Molly

Preparations for the Easter (Dublin) Rising of 1916 Mary Spring Rice and Molly Childers on the yacht Asgard bring guns from Germany to the Irish Volunteers, July 1914

Background imageWomen Collection: Non-stop ! The famous Windmill Theatre girls work hard, but they know how to play

Non-stop ! The famous Windmill Theatre girls work hard, but they know how to play when they get a brief break between shows

Background imageWomen Collection: Manufacture of cork balls at Chingford General view of the house 28 November 1922

Manufacture of cork balls at Chingford General view of the house 28 November 1922

Background imageWomen Collection: Wedding of Mr F Edward Bullmore and Miss Adeline Roscow at St Dunstans in the West

Wedding of Mr F Edward Bullmore and Miss Adeline Roscow at St Dunstans in the West, Fleet Street 23rd December 1925

Background imageWomen Collection: Nursery congress at Phillip Ladds Nursery on Goldsel Road in Swanley, Kent. 1936

Nursery congress at Phillip Ladds Nursery on Goldsel Road in Swanley, Kent. 1936

Background imageWomen Collection: Waiters, chefs and kitchen hands at Londons Savoy hotel went on strike early today

Waiters, chefs and kitchen hands at Londons Savoy hotel went on strike early today, it was decided that tables were to be left bare and underserviced in the private suites, restaurant and Grill room

Background imageWomen Collection: Carts and boxes full of fruit and vegetables in Covent Gardens flower, fruit

Carts and boxes full of fruit and vegetables in Covent Gardens flower, fruit and vegetable market. A sign giving directions to St Pauls Church, Covent Garden, London, is seen on the building

Background imageWomen Collection: R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers putting the finishing touches

R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers putting the finishing touches to the airship 19 March 1921

Background imageWomen Collection: At the Highland Games at Inverness, Scotland; Lady Marjorie Mackenzie and Mr Seton

At the Highland Games at Inverness, Scotland; Lady Marjorie Mackenzie and Mr Seton Gordon 23 September 1923

Background imageWomen Collection: At Waldershare Park near Deal in Kent; left to right; Major Wykeham Musgrave

At Waldershare Park near Deal in Kent; left to right; Major Wykeham Musgrave, M C, Mr V Hardwicke, Mr J J Pawson, Mrs Flower, Lord North, Countess Guilford, Hon Charles North, Lady Cynthia North

Background imageWomen Collection: London slum scenes East End housewives took their Sunday dinners to the bakehouse

London slum scenes East End housewives took their Sunday dinners to the bakehouse to cook. Limehouse - 1933

Background imageWomen Collection: First woman member of Society of Engineers. For the first time since its formation

First woman member of Society of Engineers. For the first time since its formation the Society of Engineers has elected a woman member, Miss Annette Ashberry works manager of Atalanta, Ltd

Background imageWomen Collection: Peckham Health Centre or the Pioneer Health Centre was opened in 1935 in Peckham, south London

Peckham Health Centre or the Pioneer Health Centre was opened in 1935 in Peckham, south London. It was a social experiment to monitor the effects of environment on health

Background imageWomen Collection: 6540 Jasmine Trevanna of Cricklewood, London - aka Yasmin the Fire Eater. 1960s

6540 Jasmine Trevanna of Cricklewood, London - aka Yasmin the Fire Eater. 1960s

Background imageWomen Collection: Ouled nail dancing girls of Algeria. They belong to a tribe of desert arabs February

Ouled nail dancing girls of Algeria. They belong to a tribe of desert arabs February 1920

Background imageWomen Collection: The Broadway, West Worthing, Sussex

The Broadway, West Worthing, Sussex

Background imageWomen Collection: The Lanes, Brighton The Meeting House, Julian Chalcraft antiques, R J Eales

The Lanes, Brighton The Meeting House, Julian Chalcraft antiques, R J Eales and Son repairs

Background imageWomen Collection: The Forum Club, 6 Grosvenor Place, London. The drawing room

The Forum Club, 6 Grosvenor Place, London. The drawing room

Background imageWomen Collection: Countesss fight against ban. Vera Countess Cathcart ( left ) aboard the liner

Countesss fight against ban. Vera Countess Cathcart ( left ) aboard the liner Carmania after being prevented from landing at New York. 20 February 1926

Background imageWomen Collection: Evelyn Olivers exhibition of paintings in Sidcup, Kent. 1936

Evelyn Olivers exhibition of paintings in Sidcup, Kent. 1936

Background imageWomen Collection: Water Pump, Twine Court, Limehouse, East End of London 1933

Water Pump, Twine Court, Limehouse, East End of London 1933

Background imageWomen Collection: Trafalgar Square, London, UK, England. 1930 - 1940s

Trafalgar Square, London, UK, England. 1930 - 1940s

Background imageWomen Collection: Wedding of Captain A Drew, Royal Artillery, and Miss Monora Christian ( Midlington

Wedding of Captain A Drew, Royal Artillery, and Miss Monora Christian ( Midlington, Droxford ) at St Pauls Church, Knightsbridge. 27 October 1927

Background imageWomen Collection: Wedding of Captain Herbert Buckmaster and Miss Nellie Taylor at St Martins Registry

Wedding of Captain Herbert Buckmaster and Miss Nellie Taylor at St Martins Registry office Left to right Mr Cochran, Mrs Cochran, the Bride, Captain Buckmaster and Mr St John Duke

Background imageWomen Collection: Paris in 1938

Paris in 1938

Background imageWomen Collection: The beach and promenade at Whitley Bay, Northumberland. 1928

The beach and promenade at Whitley Bay, Northumberland. 1928

Background imageWomen Collection: At Blickling Hall, Aylsham, Norfolk, the famous staircase. 25 September 1925

At Blickling Hall, Aylsham, Norfolk, the famous staircase. 25 September 1925

Background imageWomen Collection: Wedding of Lady Edith Stopford and Major Walter Brooks at St Paul s, Knightsbridge

Wedding of Lady Edith Stopford and Major Walter Brooks at St Paul s, Knightsbridge 23 October 1923

Background imageWomen Collection: Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst at the war meeting in Trafalgar Square. 24 February 1917

Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst at the war meeting in Trafalgar Square. 24 February 1917

Background imageWomen Collection: A general view at Lady Crossfields tennis club party at Highgate 8 July 1935

A general view at Lady Crossfields tennis club party at Highgate 8 July 1935

Background imageWomen Collection: Beehives at Dungeness, Kent. 1936

Beehives at Dungeness, Kent. 1936

Background imageWomen Collection: Ken Russell - self portrait taken on timer A racing dog wants some keeping up with

Ken Russell - self portrait taken on timer A racing dog wants some keeping up with - unless you re the proud possessor of a pogo stick like this old fashioned lady is. Up she goes

Background imageWomen Collection: Scotch lassies engaged in curing kippers at Douglas, on the Isle of Man September

Scotch lassies engaged in curing kippers at Douglas, on the Isle of Man September 1916 Fish where the fish are!

Background imageWomen Collection: Yesterday (Thursday) the centuries old Cornish Floral Dance re-enacted through the streets

Yesterday (Thursday) the centuries old Cornish Floral Dance re-enacted through the streets and houses of Helston, Cornwall. Thousands of spectators visited the town for the event

Background imageWomen Collection: Alexandra Day, 1936. The Duchess of Kent, President of the Queen Alexandra Rose Day Fund

Alexandra Day, 1936. The Duchess of Kent, President of the Queen Alexandra Rose Day Fund, with rose sellers as she left home on her drive through London. 24 June 1936

Background imageWomen Collection: Happy holidaymakers at St Leonards - On - Sea, Hastings, East Sussex

Happy holidaymakers at St Leonards - On - Sea, Hastings, East Sussex. 21 June 1947

Background imageWomen Collection: Holidaymakers on Brighton beach. 5th August 1936

Holidaymakers on Brighton beach. 5th August 1936

Background imageWomen Collection: Society at the Hurlingham Club, London, at the England versus the Rest of The World Polo match

Society at the Hurlingham Club, London, at the England versus the Rest of The World Polo match. Arriving are Captain and Mrs Rogerson with the Honourable Mrs Ian Maitland 25th May 1921

Background imageWomen Collection: Toots Pounds arrives to star in London revue. Toots Pounds on her arrival in

Toots Pounds arrives to star in London revue. Toots Pounds on her arrival in
Toots Pounds arrives to " star " in London revue. Toots Pounds on her arrival in the Majestic at Southampton. 22 January 1926

Background imageWomen Collection: Ladies Inter Club Polo at Ranelagh - Rugby team, left to right Hon Mrs Edward Greenall

Ladies Inter Club Polo at Ranelagh - Rugby team, left to right Hon Mrs Edward Greenall, Miss F Philips, Miss B Balding and Miss Judy Forwood 1937

Background imageWomen Collection: Alfred Smirke, the jockey, and his Fiancee, Miss Margery Friday ( Married 27 January

Alfred Smirke, the jockey, and his Fiancee, Miss Margery Friday ( Married 27 January 1934 ) 16 January 1934

Background imageWomen Collection: Beaufort Hunt point to point at Hazelton. Mrs Dudley Ward and Lord Dudley. 1

Beaufort Hunt point to point at Hazelton. Mrs Dudley Ward and Lord Dudley. 1 March 1928

Background imageWomen Collection: Rugby Polo Clubs Tournament at Spring Hill, Rugby Miss Bunty Balding, a clever lady player

Rugby Polo Clubs Tournament at Spring Hill, Rugby Miss Bunty Balding, a clever lady player and Captain Thomas 1931

Background imageWomen Collection: Play in progress at the Cowdray Park Polo Tournament at Midhurst in Sussex. A general

Play in progress at the Cowdray Park Polo Tournament at Midhurst in Sussex. A general view of the Polo. 1937

Background imageWomen Collection: Ladies Polo Players at Spring Hill, Rugby Miss Bunty Balding 26 August 1931

Ladies Polo Players at Spring Hill, Rugby Miss Bunty Balding 26 August 1931

Background imageWomen Collection: The Duchess of Kent receiving purses from children. 1938

The Duchess of Kent receiving purses from children. 1938

Background imageWomen Collection: Hop pickers walking back to the oast houses with a loaded cart. 1935

Hop pickers walking back to the oast houses with a loaded cart. 1935



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