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Daily Herald Help the Hospitals Contest
A photograph entitled 'Daily Herald Help the Hospitals Contest', taken in February 1932 by Lord for the Daily Herald.
Little girl with ice cream
A photograph of a little girl sitting on a kerb, holding a bottle of pop and eating an ice cream, taken in August 1937 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Couple at Royal Ascot
A photograph of a couple walking past racegoers on the second day of Royal Ascot for the Royal Hunt Cup, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Schoolboy's Own exhibition
A photograph of two schoolboys admiring a racing car, taken in December 1933 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The car was shown as part of the Schoolboy's Own exhibition held at London's White City.
W H Smith's women's rifle club
A photograph of members of W H Smith's women's rifle club, taken in March 1938 by Saidman for the Daily Herald. The women are shooting on the roof during their lunch hour.
A photograph of four young boys with bagpipes, taken in June 1933 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The boys were attending a meeting of the Scottish Clans, held in London.
Children's traffic playground
A photograph of children driving toy pedal cars, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 October, 1938.
Demonstrating a machine at a medical exhibition
A photograph of a woman demonstrating a machine designed to improve blood circulation, taken in October 1936 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. This machine was displayed as part of a medical exhibition held at the Horticultural Hall, London.
A photograph of children and staff at the window of a children's home, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 20 December, 1938.
Fred Perry during tennis match at Wimbledon
A photograph of Fred Perry (1909-1995) during a tennis match at Wimbledon, taken around 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Woman displaying latest hat fashion
A photograph of a model wearing the latest fashion in women's hats, taken in November 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald.
Firefighters in breathing equipment
A photograph of two fire fighters wearing breathing equipment, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 30 December, 1938.
Basket-carrying cyclist at charity sports day
A photograph of a competitor at a charity sports day held at Herne Hill, London, taken by Sayers for the Daily Herald newspaper on 7 September, 1938.
Woman wearing a fur coat
A photograph of a woman wearing a snow leopard fur hat and coat ensemble, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 7 September, 1938.
The Labour League of Youth Cycling Club set off on outing
A photograph showing the Labour League of Youth Cycling Club setting off on an outing, taken in July 1938 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Pigeons in Trafalgar Square
A photograph of a young boy feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square, London, taken in December 1934 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Filming 'I'll Stick to You'
A photograph of a film studio scene, taken in May 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. The photograph was taken during the filming of 'I'll Stick to You' at the studios of the British Lion Film Corporation at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. The film was directed by Leslie S Hiscott (1894-1968) and starred Jay Laurier and Betty Astell.
Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures
A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London, September 1938.
Benny Lynch and Small Montana
A photograph of boxers Benny Lynch (1913-1946) and Small Montana (1913-1976) taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 January, 1937.
BBC television cameraman at Epsom racecourse, Surrey
A glass plate negatve of a BBC television cameraman at Epsom racecourse, Surrey, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1st June, 1938.
Railways speed up for holidays
A photograph entitled 'Railways speed up for holidays', taken in June 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows a man pasting up a poster advertising accelerated services on the London Midland and Scottish railway.
Farm worker bringing in the harvest, Sussex
A photograph of a farm worker bringing in the harvest, Sussex, taken in July 1937 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
A Christmas tree from Denmark, Welwyn Garden City
A photograph of a Christmas tree from Denmark in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, taken in 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Clay pigeon shooting champion
A photograph of a clay pigeon shooting champion, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 October, 1938.
Beautiful eyes competition
A photograph of a group of women in a beauty contest, taken in January 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The women stand with sheets of paper in front of the lower half of their faces. Ernest Heasman, on the left, is judging them in a competition to find the six women with the most beautiful eyes in Britain.
A photograph of a man carrying a model aeroplane, taken in September 1935 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows Mr D Russell, an exhibitor at the Model Engineers Exhibition held in London's Horticultural Hall, with his model monoplane 'Ladybird'.
Miners meeting pupils at Eton College
A photograph of Durham miners meeting pupils of Eton College, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 15 December, 1938. The miners were visiting Eton to play a football match against a college team.
Salon electric hair dryer, `Airlux', Serial No. 17
Salon electric hair dryer, `Airlux', Serial No. 174, manufactured by Osborne, Garrett & Co. Ltd, London W1. (and at Birmingham, Glasgow & Manchester). c1938
Ivory viscose skein with associated label "Mr Heav
Plastics and Modern Materials
Ivory viscose skein with associated label "Mr Heaven Receptionist and Head Chemist Coventry 1934 (in biro) and marked "from HEAVEN mix COLOURED". In box marked "July 17th 1905".
Viennese postcard with portrait of actress Hedy Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr)
Poscard of actress Hedy Kiesler, later known as Hedy Lamarr. Taken in Vienna for Metropole magazine. Used 22 May 1933.
Hanns Geier surrounded by people
A photograph of Hanns Geier (1902-1986) at the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz W25 GP car, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934. the photograph was taken after a race at the Nürburgring in Germany.
Model of de Havilland Moth Major Aircraft
Model of de Havilland Moth Major aircraft G-A C B X, by Model Transport Co. Ltd. c. 1933, scale 1:24.
Starting line-up, Nürburgring
A photograph of six cars in the starting line-up for a race at Germany's Nürburgring, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1932.
Robert 'Bobby' Kohlrausch at wheel of Austin single seater
A photograph of Robert 'Bobby' Kohlrausch in an Austin single seater racing car, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1933. The photograph was taken at a race in Berlin.
A Nazi salute at a German motor race,
A photograph of a group of people performing a Nazi salute, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934. The photograph is taken during a race at the Nürburgring, Germany.
Glass faced skeleton clock.
'Skeleton clock' made by Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, 1937-1938. Consists of miniature clock movement with an anchor escapement, supported on a transparent glass clock face which is in a circular frame upon a curved stand.
Polythene pill box
Plastics and Modern Materials
Pill box made from the first pound of polyethylene by Imperial Chemical Industries Research Department, Wallerscote, Northwich, Cheshire, England, 1936. Presented to Mr Frank Bebbington, one of the research team.
F.C. 4 drive coupling by Skefco.
Mechanical Power Transmission
F.C. 4 drive coupling by Skefco.
locomotive nameplate - warspite
Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
Locomotive Nameplate, London Midland & Scottish Railway, "Warspite", ex Jubilee Class, No. 5724/45724, new to traffic September 1936, withdrawn October 1962.
German naval officer
A dye transfer print photograph of a German naval officer in uniform, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935.
Milk and biscuits
A Vivex colour photograph of a cup of milk and a plate of biscuits, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935. This photograph was probably taken for advertising purposes.
First Benz motor car under Nazi eagle
A photograph of the first Benz motor car with Nazi eagle and swastikas displayed nearby, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1935. The car was on show in the ONS Hall of Honour at the Berlin Automobile Exhibition.
Matrix binocular optical depth testing instrument
Printing & Writing
Matrix monocular optical-mechanical depth testing instrument, Plant No.1293, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England,1937. Used in the production of Monotype matrices to measure the depth of letter characters.
McVitie Weston valve collection, National Union valve, type 77
National Union valve, type 77, (RMW/Y620A - McVitie Weston number), by National Union Radio Corporation, 1934.
McVitie Weston valve collection, RCA Cunningham Radiotron valve, type 41
RCA Cunningham Radiotron valve, type 41, pinch marked 35, (RMW/Y134A - McVitie Weston number), by RCA Corporation, 1934.
BBC MX/18 Mixer Unit
BBC MX/18 4-channel passive mixer unit for use with the OBA/8 amplifier, 1938. The OBA/8 amplifier was developed by the BBC for radio outside broadcasts in the late 1930s. It was used extensively for both radio and early TV outside broadcasts and continued in service well after its successor (the OBA/9) was introduced. Full BBC number is MX/18/143.
Power Unit for the BBC OBA/8 Amplifier
Mains power unit for the BBC OBA/8 microphone amplifier, 1938.
BBC OBA/8 Microphone Amplifier and Programme Meter
BBC OBA/8 microphone amplifier and programme meter, 1938.
Woman and dog with Buick car
A photograph of a woman sat on the running board of an 8 cylinder Stoewer car, a dog on the ground next to her, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1934. The photograph was taken during a Stoewer advertising photo shoot.