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A photograph of a worker in the Swan Hunter Shipyard on Tyneside, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 January, 1940. Harry Hinson, iron shipwright, shouts directions up to workers in the scaffolding. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Dudley Barker feature story on workers in wartime.
An injured footballer
A photograph of an injured Tottenham Hotspur player being attended to by the club trainer, taken in February 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Modern Living Exhibition at Whiteley's
A photograph taken at the Modern Living Exhibition at Whiteley's Stores in London in May 1935 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows two women in a room setting.
A photograph of boxer Henry Armstrong (1912-1988) retaining the world welterweight championship, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 25 May, 1939.
A photograph of a model using a portable free-standing hairdryer, taken in September 1936 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of two fire fighters operating a fire engine, taken by Tovey for the Daily Herald newspaper on 16 July, 1940.
A photograph of a laughing tinplate worker in a South Wales factory, taken by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 28 January, 1940. Dai Ward picks up tinplate sheets as vapour billows dramatically in the background. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.
Headteacher in a classroom
A photograph of a head teacher in front of a class of school boys evacuated from London, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 29 December, 1939.
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.
Hoover's new factory
A photograph of the construction of the Hoover Factory at Western Avenue, Perivale, Middlesex in 1935.
Ice cream tricycle
A photograph of a streamlined ice cream vendor's tricycle, taken in January 1936 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of a steel worker at the English Steel Corporation's Vickers Works, Sheffield, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper in 1940. Fred Allen chalks up steel test results onto a blackboard. The protective glasses resting on his forehead would be worn to protect his eyes from the glare of molten steel. This photograph is one of a series taken to illustrate a Daily Herald feature story by Dudley Barker on workers in wartime.
Circus elephants taking a drink
A photograph of four circus elephants drinking from a bucket as a group of children watch, taken by Sayers for the Daily Herald newspaper on 11 July, 1938.
The Royal Richmond Horse show
A photograph of a woman watching the Royal Richmond Horse show, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 June, 1939. Wearing eye-catching 'blinker sunglasses' and a striking hat, this elegantly dressed woman appears to be enjoying the attention.
specimen of London-Birmingham co-axial cable, 1935-1936
Larger specimen of the London to Birmingham co-axial cable laid by the British Post Office in 1935-36, the first long distance co-axial cable in Britain.
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.
New Labour loudspeaker van for rural areas
A photograph of the new Labour loudspeaker van for rural areas, taken in April 1939 by Sayers for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of a group of elderly men protesting for a higher pension, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 23 November, 1938.
Birth of triplets
A photograph of a woman and nurse with newly-born triplets, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 13 August, 1939.
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.
The Jewish community in Britain celebrate Passover
A photograph entitled 'The Jewish community in Britain celebrate Passover', taken in 1939 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The photograph was taken at the Home for Aged Jews, Nightingale Lane, London.
Picnic by the Sea
A photograph of a young man and two young women having a picnic, taken by Studio Lisa in 1939. The group sit on top of cliffs as one of the girls holds out her cup to be filled.
Cupping horn for the extraction of poison
Cupping horn, metal, Indian, for extraction of poison by suction
Deborah Kerr Has Day Off
03 July 1941
Vintage gelatin silver contact print sheet. Daily Herald photograph for Weekly Illustrated. Image shows actress Deborah Kerr at Denham Studios while filming "Hatter's Castle".
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.
Silver gelatin copy print made ca.1970s. Photograph by Sir Cecil Beaton of American actress Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003).
Bobbin Box of a Northrop single-shuttle 'S' loom
Bobbin box belonging to a Northrop single-shuttle 'S' loom with automatic bobbin insertion, 1939.
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.
Coronet Vogue camera
Self erecting folding camera for 828 rollfilm 50 x 30mm. Fitted with a meniscus lens f/10 T/I shutter. Direct vision optical finder. Moulded in brown bakelite. Coronet Camera Co.
Prototype "Marchant Collapsible Chair"
Prototype and scale model of the "Marchant Collapsible Chair for Invalids and Children", a unique wheelchair designed and constructed by T.J. Marchant, Tiptree, Essex, 1937-1939, awarded the Founders Silver Medal at the Inventors' Exhibition, London, 1939, with contract for, and transcript of, a short BBC broadcast by the inventor, February 1939, and other ephemera
Bakelite coffin, 1938.
Plastics and Modern Materials
Coffin with broken incomplete lid, made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, designed by James Doleman and made by the Ultralite Casket Co Ltd., England in 1938. Believed to be largest phenolic moulding, made in UK.
Regis 6 Motor Car by Crossley Motors
Regis 6 motor car, made by Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester, with collection of related articles and other information, c.1935.
Mazda lamp in original box
British Thomson - Houston Co. Ltd Mazda lamp in original box, c. 1942
Reserve supply of Mather & Platt fire sprinker heads
Mather & Platt fire pump sprinkler heads, cabinet for reserve supply.
Storage box for radar apparatus used by R.Watson Watt in 1935
Storage box, for radar apparatus for the detection of radio echoes from aircraft used by Robert Watson-Watt in February 1935, England, United Kingdom
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
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
Rorschach Inkblot Test, Bern Switzerland, 1942
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Rorschach Inkblot projective test, devised by Hermann Rorschach 1921; consisting of three sets test cards (one containing Australian scoring sheets); 'Rorschach Introductory Manual' by George Ulett, 1950; 'Psychodiagnostics' by Rorschach (English translation, 1949); 'The Rorschach Technique' by Klopfer and Kelley, 1942; used at the University of Liverpool Institute of Education, Department of Psychology, c.1960-1990.
Set of playing cards with aeroplane designs
One set of playing cards. Design: fighters and bombers. "A card game for aircraft spotters". In black case. Temple Press Ltd., London E.C.
Memorial stele to the doorkeepr Ruma
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Memorial stele to the doorkeepr Ruma, showing his withered right leg, plaster copy of Egyptian original, 2000-1001BC. Made in Dantes Plad in Copenhagen (Denmark).
Plaster cast of human calvarium sharing two Neolit
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Plaster cast of human calvarium sharing two Neolithic trephination holes, English, 1935-1936
Compensated aneroid barometer Mark I, by T. Wheele
Compensated aneroid barometer Mark I, by T. Wheeler, London. 1940.
1938 Everest expedition 'Tabloid' medicine chest and contents
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome and Co. (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.), London 1937-1938
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.
Crystal Palace fire
A photograph of the Crystal Palace fire, Sydenham, London, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Ramblers Association, West of England Rally
A photograph entitled 'Ramblers Association, West of England Rally', taken by Saidman in 1937 for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows Professor R J Brocklehurst, Vice President of the Federation addressing the rally. Two Saidman brothers, Reuben and Barnet, worked as staff photographers for the Daily Herald. Their photographs are simply stamped 'Saidman' on the reverse, making it difficult to tell which of the brothers took the photograph.