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Images Dated 9th April 2016

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Choose from 602 pictures in our Images Dated 9th April 2016 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Under The Arch Featured 9 Apr 2016 Print

Under The Arch

31st January 1948: Two children walking in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. The Gorbals tenements were built quickly and cheaply in the 1840s, providing housing for Glasgow's burgeoning population of industrial workers. Conditions were appalling; overcrowding was standard and sewage and water facilities inadequate. The tenements housed about 40, 000 people with up to eight family members sharing a single room, 30 residents sharing a toilet and 40 sharing a tap. By the time this photograph was taken 850 tenements had been demolished since 1920. Redevelopment of the area began in the late 1950s and the tenements were replaced with a modern tower block complex in the sixties. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4499 - The Forgotten Gorbals - pub. 1948 (Photo by Roger Wood/Picture Post/Getty Images)

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893 Featured 9 Apr 2016 Print

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or platforms fixed in the shaft at intervals of 12 feet. The man engine made 5 strokes a minute, thus enabling men to ride up or down 60 feet a minute. Ordinary ladders were fixed alongside the man engine or against the footwall of the lode. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

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Hard Road Featured 9 Apr 2016 Print

Hard Road

25th July 1953: An old mand trudges up a road, sack on his back. One of a band of nomads whose homes are in the hedgerows and who live off the land seeking work as they find it. Pea picking in Essex only 33 miles from London is one of their annual sources of income. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6599 - We Find The Legion Of Lost Men - pub. 1953 (Photo by John Chillingworth/Picture Post/Getty Images)