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Woman using an exercise machine
A photograph of a woman using an exercise machine, taken in November 1835 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald.
Sunday Films Association
A photograph of members of the Sunday Films Association, taken in November 1932 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. Under the Sunday Entertainments Act of 1932, anyone wishing to provide musical entertainment on Sundays had first to obtain a license from the Local Authority. These women are campaigning in Croydon prior to a local vote on whether to permit the screening of films on Sundays.
A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms, taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1 October, 1934.
Interior of Boots chemist, Regent Street
A photograph of shoppers in Boots the Chemist, on Regent Street, London, in 1932. It was taken by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper.
Prince Monolulu, The Tipster, with his bride, the actress, Nellie Adkins
A photograph of the tipster Prince Monolulu and his bride Nellie Adkins, taken in August 1931 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of anti-war demonstrators in London on May Day, taken in May 1936 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
School chemistry demonstration
A photograph of a school chemistry demonstration in the laboratory of Balham Central School, London, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 25 October, 1932. Schoolgirls demonstrate a chemistry experiment in the school's laboratory for their fathers - perhaps at a parents' evening.
A photograph of a little boy riding on a seat slung between the harnesses of a pair of horses, taken in May 1933 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The prize-winning horses are pulling a carriage in the Easter Monday Van Horse Parade through Regent's Park, London.
A photograph of girls from Napier Street school, London, taking part in physical training exercises on Parliament Hill, taken in September 1937 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Furniture Exhibition at Dorland Hall, Regent Street
A photograph of a woman sitting at an Art Deco dressing table at a furniture exhibition in Dorland Hall, Regent Street, London, taken in 1993 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Mr and Mrs Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse, London
A photograph of Mr and Mrs Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse in London, taken in 1935 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
First Aid kit used on the Pan American Goodwill Flight in 1926-1927
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Tabloid first aid kit, in aluminium case in canvas satchel used on U.S. Army Pan American flight, 1927, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., English, with list of contents
McVitie Weston valve collection, Hivac midget valve type XD
Hivac "midget" valve type XD, sheet anode embossed H, (RMW/D83A - McVitie Weston number), made by Hivac Limited, aka the High Vacuum Valve Company, London.
Map of Europe marked with the paths of totality for solar eclipses during the 20th century
Map of Europe by George Philip & Son Ltd. with lines in ink showing the tracks of all total solar eclipses crossing Europe during the 20th century.
Teasmade automatic tea-making machine
The original "Teasmade" automatic tea-making machine, comprising cream-painted wooden base and electric clock with lamp socket, chrome-plated cubic electric kettle with patented element no.388911, and earthenware teapot with brown mottled glaze.
'Rathbone' dental unit, London, England, 1932
"Rathbone" dental unit, by the Dental Manufacturing Co., London, 1932
Rubin’s apparatus for uterotubal insufflation, New York, United States, 1928
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Utero-tubal insufflation apparatus, in case, metal, with instructions, advertisement and tin for typewriter ribbon, invented by Rubin, made by Becker, from Italian Hospital in London, American make, 1928
Mummy of a crocodile, Egypt, 2000-1001 BCE
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Mummified crocodile, no provenance, Egyptian, 2000-1001 BCE.
Bottle for ‘Tabloid’ Phenobarbitone, England, 1933
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Blue cardboard box containing glass bottle for "Tabloid" Phenobarbitone, 100x1/2grain tablets, dummy pack. 75 mm x 45 mm x 33 mm. Box with blue lettering reads, '"TABLOID"/Phenobarbitone/ compressed/ gr. 1/2.../Burroughs Wellcome & Co./ (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.)/ London (ENG.)/...' Green paper label on interior bottle reads, 'TABLOID'/ Phenobarbitone/ compressed/ POISON/.../Direction.- One to four,/ taken in a little water or milk/ as ordered by the physician/...' Interior bottle also includes labels in French, German, Spanish and Italian. Handwritten note on box and bottle bear the date 19/5/33. Prepared by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., London, 1933.
Pilot balloon slide rule, 1927
Pilot balloon slide rule, Met Office MkII model, designed by Francis John Welsh Whipple, and made by James J. Hicks, London, 1927
A photograph of children receiving free bread in Disley, Cheshire, taken in December 1935 by White for the Daily Herald.
Stone slab with seven holes for cosmetic ointments, Egypt, 1991-1786 BCE
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Aragonite slab with 7 holes for cosmetic ointments, each labelled in hieroglyphics, Egyptian, 1991BC-1786BC
A photograph showing the shooting 'Red Wagon'
16 October 1933
A photograph taken from the Daily Herald Archive showing the shooting of the film 'Red Wagon', taken by James Jarche, 16 October 1933.
A photograph showing the filming of 'The Constant Nymph'
20 October 1933
A photograph taken from the Daily Herald Archive showing the filming of a concert scene for 'The Constant Nymph', taken by James Jarche, 20 October 1933.
Two children looking at a sales display with a giant snowman
A photograph of two children looking at a Christmas sales display with a giant snowman, taken in August 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. The snowman was part of a display of Christmas products shown at the Chocolate and Confectionery Exhibition at London's Olympia.
Little girl with a packet of cigarettes
A photograph of a little girl taking a cigarette from a packet, taken by James Jarche (1891-1965) for the Daily Herald newspaper on 11 October, 1932.
Little boy carrying a lamb
A photograph of a little boy carrying a newborn lamb, taken by James Jarche (1891-1965) for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 February, 1932. Wrapped against the cold, this little boy holds the lamb in his arms. Stacks of hay form a backdrop.
Advert for cigarettes
A photograph of three men advertising cigarettes, taken by James Jarche (1891-1965) for the Daily Herald newspaper on 24 November, 1932. The man on the left prominently holds a box of Player's cigarettes. The man in the centre indicates that these are preferred to the others offered by the man on the right. The men's suits and the wood-panelled setting create an office context for this photograph.
Model of an Egyptian boat in XII Dynasty Tomb
Original model of an Egyptian Boat with 11 human figures, found in a XII Dynasty Tomb at Beni Hasan (c. 2000 B.C.), mast and sails replaced later by replicas
Police clash with picketers, Ambridge, Pennsylvania
A photograph showing police clashing with picketers during a steel workers' strike in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, taken in June 1937 by an unknown photographer. Two workers were fatally wounded whilst 18 others were injured during the clashes between armed police and steel workers.
'Gynaeplaque' model, United States, 1925-1935
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Gynaeplaque model, black leather carry case with sponge model that opens to show a section through the vagina of female internal organs, used to help teach medical professionals how to insert a cervical cap, U.S., c.1930s.
Two women attending Ascot
A photograph of two women walking through the crowds on the second day of Royal Ascot for the Royal Hunt Cup, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The racecourse at Royal Ascot was founded by Queen Anne in 1711. As a racecourse favoured by British Royalty, Ascot became a highlight of the social season, famous for its fashions, especially hats.
A model seaplane at the Schoolboys' Exhibition at White City
A photograph of two schoolboys looking at a model of a British seaplane, on display at the Schoolboys' Exhibition at White City, London taken in 1933 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
A snapshot photograph of a group of people enjoying a picnic, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1925. Two men and two women sit on a rock with a picnic laid in front of them.
Policeman with cockatoo
A photograph of a policeman with a cockatoo perched on his shoulder, taken in January 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The lemon crested cockatoo was a competitor at the Crystal Palace Cage Bird Show.
Two women at Royal Ascot
A photograph of two women walking through the crowds on the second day of Royal Ascot for the Royal Hunt Cup, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Smiling portrait of Edward G Malindine, Daily Herald photographer
A photograph entitled 'Smiling portrait of Edward G Malindine, Daily Herald photographer', taken in June 1933 by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald.
Walt Disney with the penguins at London Zoo.
A photograph of Walt Disney (1901-1966) walking down stairs with the penguins at London Zoo, taken in 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
The machine room
A photograph of workers in the Daily Herald machine room, taken by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald newspaper in about 1928. One man oversees the machine dropping newly printed papers onto a conveyor belt, whilst the other man sits to gather the papers as they roll off the belt and bundle them up for delivery.
Fellowmen at Play - man with long focus camera
A photograph entitled 'Fellowmen at Play - man with long focus camera', taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Test materials for Sensameter intelligence test, United Kingdom, 1931-1936
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Test materials for Sensameter intelligence test, comprised of 25 test objects, including 'dextemeter' test for 'inherent manipulative power' (an accompanying sheet proposes its use for testing the inability to drive).
Robot at Selfridge's 25th birthday celebrations
A photograph of a robot exhibited as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for Selfridges department store in London, taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 13 March 1934.
Crystal Palace fire
A photograph of the Crystal Palace fire, Sydenham, London, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Electric comb, around 1925
Electric comb with original box and instructions. Made in 1920s by White’s Manufacturing Co.
J D Bernal's x-ray diffraction camera, United Kingdom, 1928
Oscillation-rotation x-ray diffraction camera (believed to be the first constructed in Great Britain). Used by Professor Bernal.
A gypsy woman cooking a hedgehog
A photograph of a gypsy woman cooking a hedgehog by the side of the road, taken by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald in 1933.
Council Estate at Hanwell
A photograph of a council estate in Hanwell, West London, taken in July 1937 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
New Coronation Scot
A photograph of the 'Coronation Scot', taken by Bishop Marshall in May 1937 for the Daily Herald.
Pedal car race
A photograph of a pedal car race, taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 June, 1933. Smartly-dressed and at the wheel of three equally smart pedal cars, these children get ready to race at the Duke of York's Garden Party. The race was started by Sir Noel Curtis-Bennett (1882-1950), author and member of the International Olympic Committee, who is standing on the right.