The birthplace of William Shakespeare in Stratford upon Avon, England pictured prior to restoration in 1850. [2000x1551] : HistoryPorn. The London Fire Brigade conducting a drill, June 1896 (3370x2330) : HistoryPorn. Queen Elizabeth leaps ashore during a visit to Turkey, 1971 [480x610] : HistoryPorn. Mathematician Alan Turing finishing second in a three-mile race at Dorking, England, 1946 [445x677] : HistoryPorn. Newcastle, England, 1879 [1024x780] : HistoryPorn. Elizabeth being crowned and enthroned at her coronation, England 1953 : OldSchoolCool.
The London smogs - poisonous combines of smoke and fog - reached their zenith during the 1950s : ColorizedHistory. Edward VII at his coronation, 1902. : ColorizedHistory. Queen Victoria with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Seated on the left is Tsarina Alexandra holding her baby daughter Grand Duchess Olga - Balmoral Castle, 1896. : ColorizedHistory. King George VI riding with his daughters Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) & Princess Margaret , in Windsor Great Park - 21 April 1939. : ColorizedHistory. Winston Churchill, cigar in mouth, gives his famous ‘V’ sign during a visit to Bradford (Lister's Mill) on December 4, 1942 : ColorizedHistory. "Over by Christmas" London 1914 : ColorizedHistory. REGENT STREET, LONDON. 1960. The tradition of decorating Regent Street with Christmas lights began in 1954 after the Daily Telegraph reported that London looked 'drab' at Christmas. : ColorizedHistory. Londoners salvage what they can from the rubble after a May 17, 1943 German air raid.
Kids have a snowball fight outside of Buckingham Palace in 1955. This was the 3rd year of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Today, the Queen's Guards no longer stand at the entrance due to tourist harassment. Woman working a spinning wheel, County Galway, Ireland, 1890. Oh sweet irony. Prince Philip smiling at his newly crowned Queen, 1958. A guard of honor passes out as Queen Elizabeth II rides past during the trooping the color parade, 1970. Real postcards during the Victorian era that were sent to your ex or enemies that was called "Vinnegar Valentine's" card.
Women workers check shells at National Shell Filling Factory No 6, Chilwell, Nittinghamshire, 1917. W.A.A.F. Scottish Station of Flying Training Command - Picture (issued 1944) shows - Leading Aircraftwoman S. Harrison of Alloa, Clackmanshire, a flight mechanic, before the "take off". (Miles Master Mark II, DM425) Workers at the Loughborough Bellfoundry preparing the moulding case for a York Minster cathedral bell, Leicestershire, England, 1927.
The Liverpool Overhead Railway at the junction of James Street and The Strand. Dated around the late 1940s by looking at the car that's visible. With and overhead railway train, a tram, a bus and a lorry in view, it's got to be a vintage vehicle enthusias. Meg Moorat (aka Miss Mercury) who was a WVS motorcycle messenger in London during the war, riding a Triumph Twin in the streets of Whitehall, 1941. A Beggar catches up with the carriage of King George the V, London. 1920. In 2020, your Birthday will became 2020 if you add your age with your birth year. Tower Bridge during the Blitz. Big Joe McCann, 'the Che Guevera of the IRA', pictured during heavy street fighting against the British Army. Belfast, 10 August 1971. British WW1 prisoners of war established and ran their own cinemas while held by the Germans – even watching films regularly with their captors (1915) THE END IS NEAR !!! Happy New Year !!! - War-time Londoners pose under the mistletoe 1940/1941.
Children chase Father Christmas along a London street, 1926 (Photo by H. F. Davis) Santa in London, December 1940. Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME. Piccadilly Circus, 1965. The second explosion of The Narrow Water Ambush, in what was the deadliest single attack on the British Army by the Provisional IRA. August 1979. A family of punks at the 60th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II outside Buckingham Palace - 1986. LMS Coronation Class locomotive, introduced in 1937 to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. A lamplighter lighting a gas lamp in a street in Glasgow, Scotland, 1955. A lone anti-war protester confronts Police in Whitehall, London, during the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962). British troops being evacuated from Dunkirk, 1940. Listen to what she has to say — British Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst addressing crowd on Wall Street, New York in 1911. Boy reading book in a bookstore ruined by WW2 bombs, London, 1940.
London, 1980. BBC Sound Effects department, 1927. London, 1949 (this is not a colorization) A woman tests a stroller intended to be resistant to gas attacks in Hextable, England in 1938, not long before the outbreak of World War II. 17th October 1945: A group of men playing cricket on a blitzed site in Blackfriars, London, during their lunch-hour, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the background. Queen Elizabeth II walking her dogs, 1980. Delia Derbyshire, mixing tapes at BBC radiophonic workshop, 1963. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, cigar in mouth, gives his famous 'V' for victory sign during a visit to Bradford, Yorkshire. 4 December 1942. Color by Jecinci.
A Queen’s guard with an individual air raid shelter next to sentry box during "The Blitz" - London 1940. Telephone engineer in London, 1925. (500 × 648) An English newsboy sells papers (1912) Princess Elizabeth doing her part for the war effort serving as an ambulance driver for the Auxiliary Territorial Service during - World War II, 1945. Eileen Dunne, 3 year old victim of the aerial bombardment of London, 1940. Photo by Cecil Beaton. Little boy crossing the street in front of a double decker bus while pulling a toy model of a double decker bus behind him - London, 1960s.
A wet Winter evening in London, 1929. Winston Churchill’s doctors note that allows him unlimited alcohol in prohibition America, 1932. Punks larking around in the West End of London. 1977. "Keep calm and carry on": Londoners continue to browse at a bombed library, 1940s. Love This.. 1936 Empire State Building Cameraman.. The first class gymnasium on board the Titanic. (1912) 18 year old inventor, H. Day, wearing headphones attached to a wireless under his top hat. The Titanic in dry dock (c. 1911) WWII British "Lumberjills" ~1942.
Father comforts injured daughter after a 'Real IRA' bombing that killed 31 people in Omgah ,15th of August 1998. The real meaning of "Keep calm and carry on." Milkman during the London blitz 1940. 21 y.o. Winston Churchill, serving as a Cornet in the 4th Queen's Hussar's Cavalry. (1895) Riding on a cargo bike in London, 1920s. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, married since 1947 - 71 years and counting. Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal, London 1945 (Colourised) London's Piccadilly Circus, 1950s. International Women’s Day, Annie Kenney and Christabel Pankhurst, 1900s. After 300 woman were violently attacked by police and angry mobs, Suffragettes started learning jiu-jitsu, which emphasized using their attacker's force against them while targeting pressure points, circa 1910. "Freedom" 1940 Uk propaganda. McDonald’s, late 60s. Boris vs Eu. British Soldiers Returning from the front in 1939. London. 1940. WWII Nurses Mary Fleming and Aileen Turner Were Awarded the “George Medal” For Continuing to Treat Patients After a Bomb Destroyed Hospital — Pulling Patients From the Rubble Minutes Before the Structure Completely Collapsed on Itself. 1941.
The difference in classes, Great Britain 1937 (800x500) One of Horace Warner's intimate portraits of London's poorest children in the early 1900s. Female police officers London 1919. (500 x 690) Customers at a music store listen to the latest record releases in soundproof listening booths. London, 1955. Princess Elizabeth in 1945, trained as a mechanic and driver in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. 1919 - The British airship 'R33' in its hangar as it prepares for its first ever flight at an aerodrome in Barlow, Yorkshire.
"Keep calm and carry on": Londoners continue to browse at a bombed library, 1940s. London 1939, British mothers hold their babies with special gas masks designed for toddlers. This woman standing in the ruins after the Battle of the Bogside in Derry, Ireland (1969). IRA detonated a 3300lb lorry bomb in Manchester, 1996. Queen Elizabeth working as an auto mechanic during the second world war after being accepted into the position in February 1945. Resolution(821x706)