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1936 Collection

"1936: A Year of Iconic Moments and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to 1936, a year filled with significant events that shaped history

Background image1936 Collection: Our ?Little Contemptibles?, 1914

Our ?Little Contemptibles?, 1914.Oil on canvas by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1918 (c); exhibited at the Royal Academy 1918 (No 260).Composed of regular soldiers and reservists

Background image1936 Collection: Illustrated London News Accession of George VI, 1936 cover

Illustrated London News Accession of George VI, 1936 cover
Front cover of the Illustrated London News, Accession Number reporting on the abdication of King Edward VIII and the accession of his younger brother, Albert

Background image1936 Collection: The head of the Jarrow Crusade seen here during the first stage of their journey to

The head of the Jarrow Crusade seen here during the first stage of their journey to London. The Jarrow March was a protest march in England in October 1936 against the unemployment

Background image1936 Collection: Residents of Church Row Fulmer 1936

Residents of Church Row Fulmer 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Kenya Colony Mombassa Section suburbs 1936 Kenya

Kenya Colony Mombassa Section suburbs 1936 Kenya
Kenya Colony. Mombassa. Section of the suburbs. 1936, Kenya, Mombasa

Background image1936 Collection: Kenya Colony Mombassa Air view Closer bay 1936

Kenya Colony Mombassa Air view Closer bay 1936
Kenya Colony. Mombassa. Air view. Closer view along the bay. 1936, Kenya, Mombasa

Background image1936 Collection: Kenya Colony Mombassa Air view Section large government

Kenya Colony Mombassa Air view Section large government
Kenya Colony. Mombassa. Air view. Section with large government buildings. 1936, Kenya, Mombasa

Background image1936 Collection: CHAPLIN: MODERN TIMES, 1936. Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in the final scene from

CHAPLIN: MODERN TIMES, 1936. Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in the final scene from the film, Modern Times, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Poster, Night Mail

Poster, Night Mail, quoting part of the poem by W H Auden written for and narrated in the documentary film of the same name (1936). circa 1930s

Background image1936 Collection: Haile Selassie / Ils 1936

Haile Selassie / Ils 1936
HAILE SELASSIE Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on his horse

Background image1936 Collection: MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven

MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven, with her children in a camp for migrant workers in Nipomo, California, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Christie Poirot Cover

Christie Poirot Cover
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, featured on the cover of the Strand magazine containing Christies story The Crime in Cabin 66

Background image1936 Collection: Scharnhorst, German battleship

Scharnhorst, German battleship (battle cruiser). Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Empire flying boat

Empire flying boat
Poster advertising the most luxurious flying boat in the world, the Empire flying boat. This particular model is the G-ADHL of Imperial Airways

Background image1936 Collection: Horse Map of World 1936

Horse Map of World 1936
Horse map of the world, showing different breeds

Background image1936 Collection: Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936

Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936
An interior view of Paddington station showing a busy snack bar, which probably opened soon after the modernisation of the station in the 1930s

Background image1936 Collection: Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump

Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump
Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens (1913-1980) in the Long Jump, producing his gold medal-winning leap of 26 ft 5 in (one of four golds he won at this games). Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: CHARLES LUCKY LUCIANO (1897-1962). American gangster. Photographed by the New York City Police

CHARLES LUCKY LUCIANO (1897-1962). American gangster. Photographed by the New York City Police Department, 1936

Background image1936 Collection: JAPAN: ASTRONOMY, 1936. Women watching stars. Color drawing, 1936, by Ota Chou

JAPAN: ASTRONOMY, 1936. Women watching stars. Color drawing, 1936, by Ota Chou

Background image1936 Collection: MCVITIEs DIGESTIVE 1936

MCVITIEs DIGESTIVE 1936
McVities digestive biscuits At any time of the daily round

Background image1936 Collection: Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover, Shadow out of Time

Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover, Shadow out of Time
THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME (H P Lovecraft) - Peaslee encounters the Great Race

Background image1936 Collection: Lovecraft / Aliens / 1936

Lovecraft / Aliens / 1936
THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME (H P Lovecraft) - Peaslee encounters the Great Race

Background image1936 Collection: Masters of Malvern College

Masters of Malvern College
Illustration by Fred May showing the Headmaster of Malvern College, Mr Frank S. Preston, taking a roll-call of some of his staff. Malvern College is an independent school in Worcestershire, England

Background image1936 Collection: Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon

Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon, showing two pilots in flight, with other planes in the background. 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Metropolitan Police officers, Battle of Cable Street

Metropolitan Police officers, Battle of Cable Street
Metropolitan Police officers attempt to dismantle a barricade set up by anti-fascist demonstrators in the East End of London

Background image1936 Collection: Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36

Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36
Mr Alfred Higgs, the Kings Head Kennelman (since 1925) with a group of Sandringham Clumber spaniels. Owned and bred by King George V. Photographed at Sandringham

Background image1936 Collection: M. R. JAMES

M. R. JAMES
MONTAGUE RHODES JAMES Biblical scholar, and author of arguably the finest ghost stories ever written

Background image1936 Collection: Chateau de L Horizon - Riviera villa of Maxine Elliott

Chateau de L Horizon - Riviera villa of Maxine Elliott
The Chateau L Horizon, the extensive and luxurious villa built at Golfe Juan on the French Rivera by American actress Maxine Elliott

Background image1936 Collection: Dulwich Hamlet FC football team 1936

Dulwich Hamlet FC football team 1936. Back row: Stollery (Trainer), Benka, Morrish, Toser, Cummings, Woolgor, Robbins (Captain), Jonas (Honorary Secretary)

Background image1936 Collection: The Coronation Regalia of Britain

The Coronation Regalia of Britain
The various pieces of regalia used during the Coronation ceremonies of British Kings and Queens. 1. St. Edwards Crown, 2. The Imperial State Crown, 3. Prince of Wales coronet, 4

Background image1936 Collection: The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936

The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936
The Year of Three British Kings in 1936 - King George V (1865-1936), King Edward VIII (1894-1972) and finally King George VI (1895-1952). Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: The Red Hammock

The Red Hammock (1936). Lavery, Sir John 1856-1941. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Poster advertising a Dance Festival in the USSR

Poster advertising a Dance Festival in the USSR
Poster advertising a Dance Festival in Moscow and Leningrad, USSR, 10 to 20 June 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Joe Louis, 1936

Joe Louis, 1936
Photographic portrait of Joe Louis (1914-1981), the American heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1936. Louis was one of the finest ever boxers

Background image1936 Collection: Photograph of Royal George PH, Greenwich, London

Photograph of Royal George PH, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background image1936 Collection: Sealyham Puppies / 1936

Sealyham Puppies / 1936
A group of five sealyham puppies looking away from the camera. Owned by Huntington

Background image1936 Collection: Prince Philip at Lynden Manor with his cousins

Prince Philip at Lynden Manor with his cousins
H.R.H. Prince Philip of Greece (now Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) pictured with his cousins Lady Tatiana Mountbatten and David, Earl of Medina at the home of his uncle and aunt

Background image1936 Collection: Dunfermline Athletic FC football team 1936

Dunfermline Athletic FC football team 1936. Back row: Dowie (Trainer), Johnman, Warden, Steele, Bolt, Crawford, Donald. Front row: Thomson, Syme, M Gowan, Thomson (Captain), Dobson. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Accrington Stanley FC football team 1936

Accrington Stanley FC football team 1936. Back row: Kerr, Robinson, Wilson, Gill, Ivill, Treanor, Hacking (Manager), Brennand (Trainer)

Background image1936 Collection: Barnet FC football team 1936

Barnet FC football team 1936. Back row: Sanderson (Chairman), Lowe, McCarthy, Painter, Wade, Markwell, Finch (Captain), Parker (Trainer). Front row: Weightman, Morris, Garrett, Martin, Hall

Background image1936 Collection: In The Mournes

In The Mournes (1936). Luke, John 1906-1975. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Jarrow Crusade

Jarrow Crusade
Unemployed from Jarrow during their Hunger march to London Date: October 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Singer Le Mans British

Singer Le Mans British

Background image1936 Collection: Alexandra Palace, the home of the B. B. C. The large transmitt

Alexandra Palace, the home of the B. B. C. The large transmitt
Alexandra Palace as the home of the B.B.C television service in 1936 showing the mast and transmitting aerials for vision and sound

Background image1936 Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg

Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg
The Hindenburg flies over the opening ceremony. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Albion Rovers FC football team 1936

Albion Rovers FC football team 1936. Back row: Miller, Waddell, Shevlin (Captain), Beath, Anderson, Bruce. Front row: McPhee, Lyon, Rice, Graham, Grant. Date: 1936

Background image1936 Collection: Clapton Orient FC football team 1936

Clapton Orient FC football team 1936. Back row: Oakley, Murray, Farrell, Searle (Captain), Herod. Third row: Proudfoot (Manager), Wells, Heinemann, Rossiter, Iceton, Watson, Hillam, Affleck, Brooks

Background image1936 Collection: Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936

Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936
ENGLAND: COAL MINERS, 1936. Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936



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"1936: A Year of Iconic Moments and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to 1936, a year filled with significant events that shaped history. From captivating posters to groundbreaking films, let's explore the highlights of this remarkable era. Transport yourself through the Night Mail as you witness the power and beauty of communication depicted in an enchanting poster. Meanwhile, Haile Selassie and Ils 1936 capture our attention, reminding us of their influential roles during this period. The cover of Christie Poirot takes us on a thrilling journey into the world of mystery and intrigue. Join Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in Modern Times as they captivate audiences with their unforgettable final scene from this timeless film. Amidst political tensions, the German battleship Scharnhorst looms large on the horizon, symbolizing a turbulent era. On another note, Charles Lucky Luciano's photograph by the New York City Police Department offers a glimpse into America's underworld during these tumultuous times. Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to discover Dulwich Hamlet FC football team from 1936 – showcasing talent and camaraderie within sports communities. In contrast, Empire flying boat represents technological advancements that revolutionized travel across vast distances. Science fiction lovers can immerse themselves in Astounding Stories magazine cover featuring Shadow out of Time – transporting readers to otherworldly realms beyond imagination. Ota Chou's colorful drawing portrays women stargazers engaging with astronomy in Japan during this period. For those seeking sustenance amidst bustling city life, Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station provided solace for hungry travelers passing through London in 1936.