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America, Co. Mayo?! Yes, although actually in Co. Galway...
Description: We asked where the hell was this place, and is that what it was/is really called? We have a couple of photographs of this location in our Lawrence Collection, and each glass plate is clearly inscribed with America, Co. Mayo… See below for further information on America in Co. Galway, not Co. Mayo. And for anyone with any lingering doubts, here's America on the OSI Historic Maps. Date: Circa 1890s? NLI Ref.: L_ROY_05137
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 35129
Tags: ireland horse america children landscape village farming 19thcentury fields thatch
1890

Home of Mrs. A.G. Vanderbilt  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Home of Mrs. A.G. Vanderbilt [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19919 Call Number: LC-B2- 3603-3
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 8458
Tags: city newyork townhouse architect libraryofcongress mansion architects parkavenue pinchot renaissancestyle
1910

Louise Homer and Baby Helen  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Louise Homer and Baby Helen [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19918 Call Number: LC-B2- 3603-1
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 13056
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1910

Family listening to the test match results
Description: Creator: James Jarché (1891 - 1965) Date: 7 December 1932 Format: Photograph; gelatin silver print Collection: Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum Inventory no: 1983-5236/11195/1 Blog: Happy Australia Day A photograph showing a British family around a radio listening to the cricket test match results, taken in December 1932 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. The match was part of a tour of Australia made by the England Cricket team. They played at Sydney Cricket Ground from 2 to 7 December, and England won by ten wickets. England went on to win the Ashes four games to one. James Jarché (1891 - 1965) worked for World's Graphic Press; after WWI he made his first photographic scoop of a Zeppelin on fire. He joined the Daily Sketch in 1912 until 1929; he was the leading photographer at Daily Herald, which was taken over by Odhams Press in 1928. Jarché became the chief photographer at the Weekly Illustrated; he spent the war in the Middle East as a British war correspondent and returned to Odhams Press after the war. He joined the Daily Mail in 1953 before retiring in 1959. ----- We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons, although certain restrictions apply. More about reproductions and image licensing For obtaining reproductions of selected images, please visit the Science and Society picture library, which represents the visual collections of the National Media Museum, the Science Museum and the National Railway Museum.
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Views: 27380
Tags: family england clock lamp monochrome radio thirties 1930s lounge sydney
1932

Katherine Drexel Dahlgren in her racing auto  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Katherine Drexel Dahlgren in her racing auto [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19862 Call Number: LC-B2- 3585-4
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 16280
Tags: woman car racecar automobile racing mercer libraryofcongress racer drexel emmet
1910

Mrs. Dorothy Gates Herrman  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Mrs. Dorothy Gates Herrman [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19841 Call Number: LC-B2- 3582-1
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 4348
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1910

Photographs collected by Rev. James Colwell portraying rural and agricultural scenes and activities - Series 03: Harvesting, 1921-1924
Description: Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemdetailpaged.aspx?itemid=6874 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
Views: 17492
Tags: tractor field harvest
1924

Beach photograph of a photographer, woman and Felix the Cat puppet
Description: Creator: Unknown Date: c. 1920 Collection: National Media Museum Collection Inventory no: 2010-5053 Blog post: Snappy 5th birthday Flickr Commons ----- We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons, although certain restrictions apply. More about reproductions and image licensing For obtaining reproductions of selected images, please visit the Science and Society picture library, which represents the visual collections of the National Media Museum, the Science Museum and the National Railway Museum.
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Views: 19965
Tags: 1920s sea beach monochrome seaside sand photographer puppet bowtie 20thcentury
1920

Description: "Belgian manoeuvre" in Tournai. "Belgisk manöver" i Tournai. Location: Tournai (Doornik), Hainaut (Henegouwen) Wallonie, Belgium, België Photograph by: Berit Wallenberg Date: 26.06.1934 Format: Film Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16001000111164 Read more about the photo database (in english): kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/about.html
Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
Views: 6897
Tags: gun military artillery kanon militär riksantikvarieämbetet artilleri theswedishnationalheritageboard
1934

[Robin Hood Bay]  (LOC)
Description: [Robin Hood Bay] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Where the photo is misidentified as being part of the Channel Islands. Print no. "10456". Forms part of: Views of the British Isles in the Photochrom print collection. Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900. Rights Info: No known restrictions on reproduction. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Part Of: Views of the British Isles (DLC) 2002696059 Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.08146 Call Number: LOT 13415, no. 168 [item]
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 11319
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1890

Newgrange
Description: For the day that's in it (Winter Solstice) and as the world doesn't seem to have ended, thought it might be fitting to celebrate an ancient aspect of Ireland's history. This photo of a girl at the entrance of Newgrange Passage Tomb in Co. Meath is from our Tempest Collection. P.S. Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thanks for all the hard work and amazingly tireless research, the laughs and the puns/Limericks (beachcomberaustralia!). Please accept this cartoon from our Prints & Drawings Collection as our Christmas Card to each and every one of you... Date: 1900-1910 NLI Ref.: TEM 129
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 34139
Tags: ireland archaeology wintersolstice stonecarvings neolithic newgrange meath passagetomb leinster boynevalley
1905

Three masted barque ALTCAR at anchor, Sydney Harbour
Description: The image captures a three masted barque at anchor, possibly a port of registry at Sydney. The image captures four long-boats approaching the ship’s stern. This is a stern portside view. This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races. The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. Object no. ANMS1092[186]
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 10950
Tags: messageinbottle altcar
1890

[A
Description: [A "Peep" from the recreation grounds, Bedford, England] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10744". Forms part of: Views of Great Britain and Ireland, primarily England, in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: England--Bledford. Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900. Rights Info: No known restrictions on reproduction. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Views of Great Britain and Ireland, primarily England (DLC) 2002696059 More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.08006 Call Number: LOT 13415, no. 028 [item]
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 5106
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1890

Skibbereen
Description: May all of the gods smile on whoever put the sign in Sheehy's shop window that says: Skibbereen Athletic Sports and Bicycle Races Town Park Monday, 28th Sept. Any of you got one of those snazzy day/year calculators for when 28th September fell on a Monday around the 1880s/1890/1900s-ish? Plus,would you say that's Mr Sheehy standing in the doorway? That gentleman looks mighty proprietorial... Plus Plus: Amazingly rare sighting of a cat in one of our early photos... Plus Plus Plus: This is an image rejected by William Lawrence as not quite up to the company's usual standard, yet it's possible to make out the name on the stonemason on the base of the monument! Date: 1900? NLI Ref.: L_NS_00001
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 39924
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1900

Grattan-Bellew & Loftus Wedding at Mount Loftus
Description: This must be one of our most stylish wedding photos, taken at Mount Loftus in Kilkenny. We knew the date, but usual terms and conditions applied, i.e. we needed a location and we were hoping for names, and you did not disappoint. And as you know, we're not at all proud, so any other information would go down very well indeed... Date: Thursday, 1 June 1933 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3972a You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 42240
Tags: grattanfamily bellewfamily grattan bellew mountloftus kilkenny ireland leinster roses bouquets
1933

Portrait of a woman on a sofa
Description: This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. If reproduced or distributed, this image should be clearly attributed to the collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum; and not be used for any commercial or for-profit purposes without the permission of the museum. For more information see our Flickr Commons Rights Statement. The Australian National Maritime Museum undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. If you can identify a person, vessel or landmark, write the details in the Comments box below. Thank you for helping caption this important historical image. Object number 00012758
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 17199
Tags: woman photographs oldphotographs studioportrait studiophotography womensfashion williamhall womensvintagefashion williamhallcollection
1925

Group portrait
Description: This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. If reproduced or distributed, this image should be clearly attributed to the collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum; and not be used for any commercial or for-profit purposes without the permission of the museum. For more information see our Flickr Commons Rights Statement. The Australian National Maritime Museum undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. If you can identify a person, vessel or landmark, write the details in the Comments box below. Thank you for helping caption this important historical image. Object number: 00012754 See also image number 00013699 and 00013683 and 00012757
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 11018
Tags: family portrait man portraits women studioportrait studiophotography womensfashion williamhall womensvintagefashion
1925

An Adelie Royal penguin, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-14 / photographer Harold Hamilton
Description: Format: Negative Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=53705 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
Views: 11600
Tags: penguin penguins antarctic australasianantarcticexpedition haroldhamilton adelieroyalpenguins mrsadeliedurville
1914

At Broad Channel -- joy unconfined  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. At Broad Channel -- joy unconfined [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19860 Call Number: LC-B2- 3583-13
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 7980
Tags: children dance queens libraryofcongress phonograph queensny broadchannel queensnewyork edisonhomephonograph xmlns:dc=httppurlorgdcelements11
1910

Sunshine header  from Photographs collected by Rev. James Colwell portraying rural and agricultural scenes and activities - Series 03: Harvesting, 1921-1924
Description: "The Sunshine Harvester Works was the largest industrial enterprise in Australia in the 1920s. It had a major impact on the social and economic development of Australia, and was a significant contributor to the mechanisation of agriculture around the world." ( Reference; Extract from "The Sunshine Harvester Works", Museum Victoria, online : museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine/intro.htm ) Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemdetailpaged.aspx?itemid=6874 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
Views: 13993
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1924

Photographs collected by Rev. James Colwell portraying rural and agricultural scenes and activities - Series 03: Harvesting, 1921-1924
Description: "The Sunshine Harvester Works was the largest industrial enterprise in Australia in the 1920s. It had a major impact on the social and economic development of Australia, and was a significant contributor to the mechanisation of agriculture around the world." ( Reference; Extract from "The Sunshine Harvester Works", Museum Victoria, online : museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine/intro.htm ) Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemdetailpaged.aspx?itemid=6874 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
Views: 9714
Tags: sunshineharvester federalharvester
1924

House destroyed by bushfire, New South Wales, late 1920's / photographer Sam Hood
Description: Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=153372 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
Views: 13587
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1927

HESPERUS, J.H. Barrett commands
Description: This image was taken the day after HESPERUS arrived in Sydney Harbour, having left London on 9 September 1891. See SMH article dated 9/12/1891. This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races. The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. Object no. ANMS1092[238]
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 8519
Tags: ship sydney hesperus clipper sydneyharbour silvana 1891 williamhall grandduchessmarianikolaevna williamhallcollection
1891

Hadden's Drapery, almost certainly Dungarvan
Description: A veritable cornucopia of mid-1920s products and prices at Hadden's drapers, which seems to have been in Dungarvan (see hotly contested comments below). Lots of detail clear on the larger size, so please feel free to tag and note up a storm… Some lovely slogans in evidence here... Fair wear or a free pair (guaranteed by the makers of Comac shoes) There's a "NUGGET" Shade for every shoe made (shoe polish) K Boots and Shoes for every Country and Climate Date: Monday, 4 May 1925 at 3.01 p.m. NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3267 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 42957
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1925

Square rigged sailing ships, including INVERNESS, moored at a wharf
Description: This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races. The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. Object no. ANMS1092[233]
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 5810
Tags: dock sailing ship wharf inverness wharves sailingvessel williamhall williamhallcollection
1900

Three masted full rigged ship at anchor, Sydney Harbour
Description: This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races. The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. Object no. ANMS1092[214]
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 7456
Tags: boats boat sailing ship harbour sydney cutter sydneyharbour sailingboat glassplatenegative
1900

Departure of the P&O RMS CHINA
Description: This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races. The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. Object no. ANMS1092[164]
Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
Views: 5727
Tags: china pheasant ss po rms 1897 hordern samuelhordern
1897

[East parade, Bognor, England]  (LOC)
Description: [East parade, Bognor, England] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "11300". Forms part of: Views of Great Britain and Ireland, primarily England, in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: England--Bognor Regis. Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900. Rights Info: No known restrictions on reproduction. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Views of Great Britain and Ireland, primarily England (DLC) 2002696059 More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.08022 Call Number: LOT 13415, no. 044 [item]
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 7654
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1890

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest
Description: Lovely view of Queenstown (now Cobh), and more evidence of harbour-side urinals, though perhaps not as fancy as the ones we saw at City Quay, Dublin. Date: 1890s? (between 1893 and February 1899) NLI Ref.: L_NS_00048
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 35776
Tags: ireland ferry boats cathedral harbour cork kings shops queenstown tug
1895

Bat Roost, San Antonio  (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Bat Roost, San Antonio [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Photograph shows a bat roost in San Antonio, Texas with a sign: "A home for bats and belongs to the City of San Antonio. Bats are one of man's best friends, because they eat mosquitoes and mosquitoes cause chills, fevers and other diseases..." Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Subjects: San Antonio Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.19684 Call Number: LC-B2- 3564-8
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 14912
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1910