RMRJC62F–Lancashire engineering factory workers including a very young apprentice (front centre).
RMRJC6TF–Albert Whitehead - photographed in Istanbul (Constantinople) by the famous photographer Paul Sebah in 1870.
RMRJC4FK–Glasgow, Scotland - University of Glasgow - Union Building
RMRJC466–Glasgow, Scotland - St. Enoch's Square.
RMRJC4K5–Bampton, Devon - Fore Street.
RMRJB6P1–San Francisco, California, USA - Street Scene in Chinatown
RMRJB6G4–35 miles north of Reno, Nevada, USA - Pyramid Lake.
RMRJB6N8–Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - Moanalua Park
RMRJCGBG–Cabinet photograph - Royal Navy Officer stationed in India.
RMRJC4C2–Tanganyika (Tanzania) - East Africa - Group of Ikoma People - an ethnic and linguistic group based in Mara Region in northern Tanzania.
RMRJC6HN–Female Golfer on Birthday Greetings Postcard - ''Tis not within my power to say - How much I wish you joy to-day'.
RMRJC4R3–Hay Box Cooking Demonstration at the Food Saving Exhibition, Institute of Hygiene (which opened on 28th January 1918). A haybox, straw box, fireless cooker, insulation cooker, wonder oven or retained-heat cooker is a cooker that utilises the heat of the food being cooked to complete the cooking process. Food items to be cooked are heated to boiling point, and then insulated.
RMRJB6M3–Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - The Mount Adams Incline was a funicular, or inclined railway, located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Mount Adams. Completed in 1872, it was the longest-running of the city's five inclines, closing in 1948 - sadly it has since been demolished.
RMRJC4JD–Ajaccio, Corsica, France - Exterior of the Home of Napoleon.
RMRJB6GF–Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Union Terminal Tower and Ore Docks
RMRJC6F1–Happy New Year greetings postcard - turning over a new leaf and do a bit of washing for a change! Rather than idle chit chat on the doorstep, get the washing done...!!!
RMRJC3XR–Arab Women carrying large water Amphorae - Cairo, Egypt.
RMRJC4PG–Jewish Lady's Pantaloons - on washing line - Tunisia. Their magnificence quite clearly warrants the personal guard...!
RMRJC48E–Reproduction of a painting on a Japanese hanging scroll by Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795), depicting a woman sitting on an Elephant's back.
RMRJC4MY–Stunning portrait - Chic French girl in Spider's Web Cap - see also: 10137800
RMRJC6E8–British Heavyweight Champion Len Harvey (1906-1976) - became champion in 1933, won the British Empire Heavyweight Championship in 1934 - undefeated light heavyweight champion and winner of the Lonsdale Middleweight Belt.
RMRJC44W–Aztec statue of a seated man, possibly a representation of the fire deity Huehueteotl. Artist unknown; Late Classic period (900-1521 CE). Now housed at the 'Museum of Ethnology and Swiss Museum of Folklore' (Museum fur Volkerkunde und Schweizerisches Museum fur Volkskunde) at Basel, Switzerland.
RMRJC428–Greenock is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. Helensburgh can be seen in the distance.
RMRJC4B5–Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic, dying in a 1912 attempt to reach the South Pole. This promotional card for Fry's depicts Scott (inset portrait) and his ship (The SS Terra Nova) alongside some of the many cases of Fry's Cocoa and Chocolate products specially packed for the expedition.
RMRJC4Y8–Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy - Casa del Boccaccio.
RMRJC4GE–Berlin, Germany - after WW2 - Chancellery - Mosaic Hall
RMRJC4TX–Hartley's Jam Works, Aintree, Merseyside - The Box-making Department, capable of making 3000 boxes daily! The boxes being manufactured here are for exporting to America where they term the jars as 'Crocks'.
RMRJC4PM–Two Ladies at the Races - Ascot.
RMRJC4GY–Father Christmas distributing gifts to the town children.
RMRJB6GM–Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Cuyahoga County Court House.
RMRJC4MD–Spanish Children sing and play music - kitsch postcard
RMRJC6G6–Dax, France - Thermal Baths - Mud bath Treatment.
RMRJC4AW–East Green and Lighthouse, Southwold, Suffolk.
RMRJC483–Paris, France - La Grille du Parc Monceau - Gates of the Monceau Park.
RMRJC4A1–A young girl listens to two Koto Players by Miyagawa Choshun (1683-1753).
RMRJC6G5–Adolf Brester (1854-1937) with a group of Fijian Warriors (Armed Police) pictured in their uniforms standing in front of the castle on a visit to Balmoral, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
RMRJC4M2–Vilagarcia de Arousa is a Spanish municipality in the province of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain - Entrada del muelle (Entrance to the Dock).
RMRJC50N–Spring - Four Seasons - The Japan-British Exhibition of 1910 took place at White City, London in Great Britain from 14 May 1910 to 29 October 1910.
RMRJB6HA–Niagara Falls, USA - The Ice Mountain
RMRJB6MX–Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - Flower Sellers.
RMRJCG8W–The Dogger Bank Incident (or 'Russian Outrage') occured on the 22nd October 1904, when the Russian Fleet (sailing to reinforce the 1st Pacific Squadron stationed at Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War) mistook 48 harmless British trawlers at Dogger Bank for an Imperial Japanese Navy force, leading to the loss of life of three British seamen, two by drowning and one from shock a year later. This card shows the damaged trawler 'Moulmein' and its crew, lucky to have returned to port alive. (postcard version is 12008829)
RMRJC530–Le Faouet, Morbihan department, Brittany, France - Hotel de la Croix d'Or on Place Bellanger.
RMRJCG91–The New Forth Bridge (the Kincardine Road Bridge), Scotland - just before opening - 27th October, 1936. At the time, the centre swing span was the longest in Europe. A view of the bridge at the centre span, showing the traffic lights.
RMRJC46W–Iskenderun, Turkey - Place de la Douane (Customs Square). Also known as Alexandretta in Greek and in English Alexandrette. Turkish city at the far eastern end of the Mediterranean coast. The largest Turkish seaport on the Mediterranean with a steel works. A naval training base and also houses a small Suryana Christian community within the city. Scene of many ancient battles.
RMRJC613–Chicago, Illinois, USA.
RMRJC4XB–Viareggio, Italy - Hotel d'Italie and Viale Ugo Foscolo
RMRJB6JK–Detroit, Michigan, USA - Broadway and Breitmeyer Building
RMRJC6J1–Callao, Peru - English Railway for Lima and Chorrillos and Naval Centre.
RMRJC4XM–Pisa, Tuscany, Italy - Chiesa Santa Maria della Spina.
RMRJC511–Congress Hall - The Japan-British Exhibition of 1910 took place at White City, London in Great Britain from 14 May 1910 to 29 October 1910.
RMRJB8ME–A young girl peeling a large tub of potatoes in the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire.
RMRJC6EE–Burnt-out shell of an early motor car, possibly photographed after an accident?
RMRJC415–State of Oklahoma, USA - Spavinaw Dam, Tulsa - providing Oklahoma's Water Supply.
RMRJC474–The dome and statue atop London's Central Criminal Court and the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral - the card is beautifully captioned as 'Justice and Mercy'.
RMRJC4YF–Night Scene at the Hotel Russischer Hof - Grand Hotel de Russia - Berlin - Georgenstrasse 21-22
RMRJC4TJ–Aleppo, Syria - Entrance to the Citadel
RMRJC4GG–West Africa - Nigeria - Kano - Sanusi People.
RMRJC6GX–The British Royal Family's Golden State Coach, used for royal coronations decorated with paintings by Giovanni Cipriani including the royal arms on the upper back panel, ornamented with the Order of St. George and the floral emblems of Great Britain. Commissioned in 1760, it was built in the London workshops of Samuel Butler. As the coach is suspended from braces, it lacks more modern comfort.
RMRJC4NE–'Phyllis' from Bishop Auckland in the guise of Little Bo Peep... no sheep visible in shot, perhaps she has lost them?
RMRJC49C–Three Women talking on a terrace by Katsukawa Shuncho (fl. 1783 to circa 1795)
RMRJC503–Leicester - St Martin's Church
RMRJC432–Felton, Northumberland - there are two bridges crossing the River Coquet. The oldest dates to around the 15th Century, while the new bridge was built in 1926. The older bridge is closed to traffic, and is often used for village events including carol singing at Christmas.
RMRJC6GR–Royal Wedding of Princess Margaret (1930-2002) and Anthony Armstrong-Jones (1930-2017) on 6th May 1960 - pictured at Buckingham Palace after the ceremony.
RMRJC517–British Empire Exhibition - Wembley - Canadian Pavilion
RMRJC4YY–The South of France - Menton, the old town on the Mediterranean coast close to the Italian border.
RMRJC6DR–Zetland Road Junction - Bristol, England - The Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company - Bishopston Branch
RMRJC6G0–Gentle ornamental cascade - Waters of Europe, Istanbul, Turkey.
RMRJC47D–The Old London Gates - Ludgate.
RMRJC4KA–King's College, Taunton, Somerset
RMRJC47T–Paris, France - Viaduc d'Auteuil.
RMRJC6WX–Aerial View of Durban Beach, South Africa.
RMRJC4YR–Italy - Sestri Ponente and inset view of Santuario di Nostra Signora del Gazzo (Shrine of Our Lady of Mercy)
RMRJC4G6–Glasgow, Scotland - George Square, Cenotaph and Municipal Buildings.
RMRJC4YM–Paris, France - Notre Dame Cathedral.
RMRJC6HH–Royal Wedding cake made by Huntley & Palmers (of Reading, Berkshire) for Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) on the occasion of her marriage to Phillip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947. The icing department worked continuously for three weeks on the cake which was originally designed to weigh 400lb! In the end Buckingham Palace requested a reduced 'austerity' cake of only 195lb... The cake was created/decorated by Jack Bryant (Head confectioner) with the help of his father William Bryant.
RMRJCG75–WW2 - Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) visits Maastrict, driving his own jeep - the first big Dutch town to be liberated - he is mobbed by a crowd of cheering Dutchmen and Boy Scouts. September, 1945.
RMRJB6ME–Arlington, Virginia, USA - Custis-Lee Mansion
RMRJB6GB–Donner memorial Bridge, Donner Lake, California, USA
RMRJC6W2–Brindisi, Italy - The Post Office.
RMRJC4F5–HRH King George V - inset portrait with British flag. Coronation souvenir postcard from 1911.
RMRJC4D8–Village near Thessaloniki, Greece - English Man out for a stroll - saying hello to a couple of dogs near a stream.
RMRJC5A1–Eyam Hall and the 18th century Stocks - Derbyshire - a Jacobean-style manor house.
RMRJC6PA–Franco-British Exhibition, London - Drink Pavilion the J & F Martell Cognac stand
RMRJC5TJ–View of the distinctive peak of the Matterhorn from lake at foot of Riffelhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland - 21st August, 1939.
RMRJC47W–Paris, France - Eglise Notre-Dame.
RMRJB6G9–Reno, Nevada, USA - Wingfield Park and Truckee River
RMRJC4JC–Playing Card Back - Female Horse jumping a fence.
RMRJC45B–The University, Bonn, Germany
RMRJB6HE–Ashtabula, Ohio, USA - Lake Shore Park Hotel.
RMRJB6HK–Ashtabula, Ohio, USA - YMCA Building
RMRJC645–English Stage and Film Actress Vivien Leigh (1913-1967) in 'Gone with the Wind' (US 1939).
RMRJC4T6–Pistoiese Mountains, Tuscany, Italy - Panoramic view of Cutigliano
RMRJC4P0–WW2 - Home Front - Bomb Damage in London - Savile Row backing on to Heddon Street - 16th September 1940.
RMRJC4CB–Alexandria, Egypt - Boats moored in the West Bay.
RMRJC4X8–Grosseto in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), by Tito Sarrocchi (1824-1900), Italian Politician Felice Cavallotti (1842-1898) and the Monument to the Fallen for the Fatherland (Tomb of the Unknown Soldier).
RMRJB6KH–Lake Placid, N.Y., USA - Dog Team on Frozen Mirror Lake
RMRJC6G7–Vichy, France - Thermal Baths - Water Massage. The male attendant in the foreground appears to be checking his patient's pulse - one hopes the water jets did not have an adverse effect...
RMRJC4WM–Rome, Italy - Palazzo delle Poste e Telegrafi
RMRJC4RR–Harbour Scene - Tanzania, East Africa.
RMRJC4CF–Worshipping at the Altar of Debrett's Peerage - gazing upward at 'The Book of Snobs', popularly known as 'The Snob's Bible'.
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