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1921 Collection

"1921: A Year of Innovation, Empowerment, and Entertainment" Step into the world of 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Heath Robinson automated Dining Room without servants 1 of 4

Heath Robinson automated Dining Room without servants 1 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Dining-Room. A family at their dining table, which is a typically Heath Robinson design

Background image1921 Collection: Advert for the Palais de Danse, Hammersmith, London, 1921

Advert for the Palais de Danse, Hammersmith, London, 1921 also featuring the other Palais de Danse venues in Paris, Birmingham and Liverpool Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: First women barristers, 1921

First women barristers, 1921
The first women barristers, 1921. Miss Fay Kyle is pictured on the left, with Miss A.K.S Deverell. Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Plague doctor, 17th century artwork

Plague doctor, 17th century artwork
Plague doctor. 17th century artwork titled Doktor Schnabel von Rom (Beak Doctor from Rome). The text is in Latin. The costumes bronze mask contained aromatic herbs and reduced exposure to bad air

Background image1921 Collection: Heath Robinson Kitchen 3 of 4

Heath Robinson Kitchen 3 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Kitchen. A busy Kitchen, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys

Background image1921 Collection: Thomas Hardy 1921

Thomas Hardy 1921
Photographic portrait of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: The Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 1921

The Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 1921
Photograph showing the 100, 000 strong crowd at the fight between Georges Carpentier and Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Championship of the World held at Jersey City, USA, on 2nd July 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Bournville Cocoa Poster

Bournville Cocoa Poster
where Bournville Cocoa is Made

Background image1921 Collection: Norfolk Broads / Thurne

Norfolk Broads / Thurne
Norfolk Broads: on the Thurne

Background image1921 Collection: Heath Robinson Drawing Room 2 of 4

Heath Robinson Drawing Room 2 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Drawing-Room. A family in the Drawing Room, which is a typically Heath Robinson design

Background image1921 Collection: Boy & Marklin Toy Train

Boy & Marklin Toy Train
A German boy plays with his Marklin train

Background image1921 Collection: Welwyn Garden City, an example of town planning

Welwyn Garden City, an example of town planning
An advertisement for new houses and industrial sites at the new town of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, an example of town planning, designed to take people away from polluted cities

Background image1921 Collection: Italian Grand Prix poster

Italian Grand Prix poster
Poster for the meeting of the first ever Italian Grand Prix, held at Brescia - 4th to the 11th September 1921. The meeting also includes racing for aeroplanes and motorcycles

Background image1921 Collection: Advert for the Palais de Danse, Birmingham, 1921

Advert for the Palais de Danse, Birmingham, 1921 Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: CHAPLIN: THE KID, 1921. Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan as his adopted son in Chaplins film The

CHAPLIN: THE KID, 1921. Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan as his adopted son in Chaplins film The Kid, 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Pierrot and Columbine -- Smile, Please

Pierrot and Columbine -- Smile, Please
Columbine tickles a gloomy Pierrot with a peacock feather and asks him to Smile, Please!

Background image1921 Collection: Bluebird on Lake Eyre, Australia, 1964

Bluebird on Lake Eyre, Australia, 1964
Illustration showing Donald Campbell (1921-1967) driving Bluebird across Lake Eyre, Southern Australia, during his successful attempt on the world land speed record in July 1964

Background image1921 Collection: Castle Rising / Norfolk

Castle Rising / Norfolk
Castle Rising, Norfolk (built by William d Albini in 1176)

Background image1921 Collection: Jackie Coogan, October 1921

Jackie Coogan, October 1921
Child actor Jackie Coogan aged six. Coogan began as a child actor in silent films after being discovered by Charlie Chaplin and at this point earned 10, 000 a year

Background image1921 Collection: The Dolly Sisters wearing Lucile gowns

The Dolly Sisters wearing Lucile gowns in the I Love Thou Lovest number, League of Notions, London, 1921 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Aerial View of Lords Cricket Ground, London, 1921

Aerial View of Lords Cricket Ground, London, 1921
Aerial photograph of Lords Cricket Ground during the second Test Match between England and Australia, 11th June 1921. On this day 30, 000 spectators crammed into Lord s

Background image1921 Collection: Hendon Aerial Pageant

Hendon Aerial Pageant
A poster advertising a Royal Air Force Aerial Pageant at The London Aerodrome at Hendon. The pictures depicts British bombers attacking a desert stronghold

Background image1921 Collection: Sherlock Holmes 1921

Sherlock Holmes 1921
Sherlock Holmes is filmed by Stoll at Cricklewood; Baker Street is reconstructed for the purpose

Background image1921 Collection: Advert for Palais de Danse, Hammersmith, London, 1921

Advert for Palais de Danse, Hammersmith, London, 1921 - the temple of terpsichore Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Airship R38 built for the US Navy at Cardington

Airship R38 built for the US Navy at Cardington and renamed ZR2. Completed in 1921. It crashed over the Humber in August 1921 while on a test flight with a mixed British and American crew. Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Illustration by Arthur Rackham for A Dish of Apples, by Eden Phillpotts, 1921

Illustration by Arthur Rackham for A Dish of Apples, by Eden Phillpotts, 1921
RACKHAM: WHISPER TREES. Illustration by Arthur Rackham for A Dish of Apples, by Eden Phillpotts, 1921

Background image1921 Collection: GOLFING: MAGAZINE COVER. The Wearing of the Green. Life magazine golf number cover, 1921

GOLFING: MAGAZINE COVER. The Wearing of the Green. Life magazine golf number cover, 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales

Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales
Three men picking coal from a local colliery waste tip during the 1921 strike, South Wales

Background image1921 Collection: Economics a la Heath Robinson

Economics a la Heath Robinson
Do not scrap your disused lighting, heating, or cooking apparatus; they can be easily adapted to other requirements. Please note

Background image1921 Collection: Some Cricket Novelties

Some Cricket Novelties
To be introduced next season, official. For the assistance of fielders and batsman. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"

Background image1921 Collection: Dennis Brain / Photo

Dennis Brain / Photo
DENNIS BRAIN Musician: legendary French horn player

Background image1921 Collection: STEAMSHIP CAMERONIA

STEAMSHIP CAMERONIA
Anchor Line passenger ship sailing between Glasgow and New York

Background image1921 Collection: England / Ipswich

England / Ipswich
Cornhill, Ipswich

Background image1921 Collection: A tug boat passes under Southwark Bridge, London

A tug boat passes under Southwark Bridge, London
A tug boat passes under the newly re-opened Southwark Bridge on the Thames River in London, 1921. St Pauls Cathedral is seen silhouetted in the background. 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Looking from Ardsbeg, Co. Donegal

Looking from Ardsbeg, Co. Donegal (1921). McAllister, John Alphonsus 1896 - 1925. Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Cover design, Exposition de Locomotion Aerienne

Cover design, Exposition de Locomotion Aerienne
Cover design, official catalogue of the 7th Exposition International de Locomotion Aerienne, Grand Palais, Champs Elysees, Paris, 12-27 November 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Sober Amongst the Drunk

Sober Amongst the Drunk
" I m condemned to drinking nothing but Vichy Water..." ; the lament of a sober man in between two tipsy young women. Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein. Computer illustration of the German-American physicist Albert Einstein (1879- 1955) seen with an astronomical artwork and equations including E=mc2

Background image1921 Collection: Harley Davidson V-Twin JL Racer

Harley Davidson V-Twin JL Racer

Background image1921 Collection: Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London

Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London
Ward blocks at Southwark Military Hospital which, during the First World War, was established in the St Saviours workhouse infirmary

Background image1921 Collection: Portrait of Augustus John, President of the Nation Portrait

Portrait of Augustus John, President of the Nation Portrait
Born in Tenby 1878, Augustus John studied at the Slade school of art, becoming the President of the Nation Portrait Society in 1928

Background image1921 Collection: Barclays Lager Advert

Barclays Lager Advert
Barclays London Lager

Background image1921 Collection: Albert Einstein 1921

Albert Einstein 1921
ALBERT EINSTEIN German physicist in 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Kings Lynn / South Gate

Kings Lynn / South Gate
Kings Lynn, Norfolk: the South Gate

Background image1921 Collection: Einer Nielsen 1921

Einer Nielsen 1921
Einer Nielsen, Danish medium, producing ectoplasm at Oslo

Background image1921 Collection: Margaret Morris (1891 - 1980), British dancer, choreographer and teacher

Margaret Morris (1891 - 1980), British dancer, choreographer and teacher. Photographs showing her in various poses during her dance as a tree spirit

Background image1921 Collection: Liverpool / Canning Dock

Liverpool / Canning Dock
Liverpool: Canning Dock Date: 1921

Background image1921 Collection: Church Cliff, Kinver, Stourbridge, England

Church Cliff, Kinver, Stourbridge, England
Church Cliff, Kinver, Stourbridge, Staffordshire, England. Date: 1921



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"1921: A Year of Innovation, Empowerment, and Entertainment" Step into the world of 1921, where creativity knows no bounds and society is undergoing remarkable transformations. In Heath Robinson's automated Dining Room without servants (1 of 4), witness a marvelously intricate contraption that replaces traditional household staff with ingenious mechanisms. The dawn of change continues as women break barriers in the legal field, becoming the first barristers in this groundbreaking year. Travel back in time to the 17th century through captivating artwork depicting a mysterious Plague doctor. Immerse yourself in history as you explore Heath Robinson's Kitchen (3 of 4), a testament to human ingenuity and resourcefulness. Experience pure joy alongside a young boy playing with his beloved Marklin Toy Train - an enchanting reminder of simpler times. Delve into nature's beauty at Norfolk Broads/Thurne, where serene waters and picturesque landscapes await your discovery. Feel the thrill pulsating through boxing enthusiasts during The Dempsey-Carpentier Fight in 1921 - an epic clash etched forever in sports history. Indulge your senses with Bournville Cocoa Poster, enticing you to savor every sip while embracing life's little pleasures. Enter Heath Robinson's Drawing Room (2 of 4) and be captivated by its whimsical charm; it serves as a sanctuary for imagination amidst changing times. Celebrate Jackie Coogan's rise to stardom in October 1921 - an iconic child actor who captured hearts worldwide. Witness urban planning excellence come alive at Welwyn Garden City - an exemplary model showcasing harmonious town development principles that shape communities for generations to come. Finally, find solace atop Church Cliff overlooking Kinver village near Stourbridge, England –a place where tranquility meets breathtaking vistas.