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  • AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    part of "DERA FARNBOROUGH (ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers official photographer 1903

    RAE-O 142

    S F Cody surrounded by kites in his workshops at Alexandra Palace in London. The largest kites at the back of the picture would have been used as man carriers by attaching them to a basket. It is likely that some of the smaller kites would have been...

  • THE OUTBREAK OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914

    THE OUTBREAK OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs) 1914-08-03

    Q 81832

    Crowds outside Buckingham Palace cheer King George, Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales (who can just be seen on the balcony) following the Declaration of War in August 1914.

  • AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    part of "DERA FARNBOROUGH (ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers official photographer 1907-10-05

    RAE-O 998

    The Airship Nulli Secundus I, circling St Paul's Cathedral in London during its record breaking flight from Farnborough to London. The flight of 40 miles, with S F Cody and Lieutenant Colonel J E Capper (Superintendant of the Balloon School at...

  • THE LIFE AND WORK EDWARD G MALINDINE, PHOTOJOURNALIST AND OFFICIAL ARMY PHOTOGRAPHER 1906 - 1970

    THE LIFE AND WORK EDWARD G MALINDINE, PHOTOJOURNALIST AND OFFICIAL ARMY PHOTOGRAPHER 1906 - 1970

    (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 102758

    Edward G Malindine as a young child with his parents, Beatrice and William Thomas Malindine, in London circa 1908 - 1909. William Malindine trained as a French polisher, then became a successful innkeeper in London.

  • BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs) 1914-05-21

    Q 81486

    The leader of the Women's Suffragette movement, Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst is arrested by Superintendant Rolfe outside Buckingham Palace, London while trying to present a petition to HM King George V in May 1914.

  • CRIMEAN WAR 1854 - 1856

    CRIMEAN WAR 1854 - 1856

    part of "ROYAL ARCHIVES, WINDSOR COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Cundall, Joseph and Howlett, Robert

    Q 71575

    A group of Scots Fusilier Guards convalescing from wounds received in the Crimea at the Guards Barracks in London. Left to right: Private G. Biddlescombe, Private Francis Trainer, Private George Watt, Private William Jay, Private Edward Little, Private...

  • CRIMEAN WAR 1854 - 1856

    CRIMEAN WAR 1854 - 1856

    part of "ROYAL ARCHIVES, WINDSOR COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Cundall, Joseph and Howlett, Robert

    Q 71632

    Portrait Colour Sergeant Absolom Durrant, Coldstream Guards.

  • THE RETURN OF SIR GEORGE WHITE [Main Title]

    THE RETURN OF SIR GEORGE WHITE [Main Title]

    (film) 1900

    IWM 1025b

    The ceremonial parade through the streets of London of Sir George White and his staff, returned home after the relief of Ladysmith, April 1900.

  • The Ball Room, Londonderry House, 1912. Copy from the original by Sir John Lavery.

    The Ball Room, Londonderry House, 1912. Copy from the original by Sir John Lavery.

    (art) Made by: Hardy, Dorofield

    Art.IWM ART 5606

    image: The interior of a large ballroom that has been turned into a medical ward. Beds are lined up against the walls to the left and right, some with patients but some empty. There is also a few armchairs grouped together on the right and several nurses...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY PRIOR TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE BRITISH ARMY PRIOR TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "BROOM ALBERT (MRS)" (photographs) Made by: Broom, Albert (Mrs)

    Q 71677

    'Coronet' Drum horse, presented by the King, 2nd Life Guards.

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