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1961 Collection

"1961: A Year of Literary Legends, Political Tensions, and Technological Triumphs" In the realm of literature

Background image1961 Collection: Couple on tennis court, woman jumping in foreground

Couple on tennis court, woman jumping in foreground

Background image1961 Collection: de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T. 10 WP829 4

de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T. 10 WP829 4
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 WP829 4 (msn C1/0710), of No.2 Air Experience Flight, at Hamble on 15 March 1961 Date: 1961

Background image1961 Collection: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren
King Arthur welcomes the Green Knight into the Banqueting Hall and invites him to dismount and eat with the company. Everyone is amazed to see the unexpected visitor

Background image1961 Collection: Hemingway & Fidel Castro

Hemingway & Fidel Castro
FIDEL CASTRO Cuban leader with Ernest Hemingway. *UNAVAILABLE FOR USE IN ASIA AT PRESENT*

Background image1961 Collection: HMS Victorious (R38) approaching the Persian Gulf

HMS Victorious (R38) approaching the Persian Gulf, 3 July 1961. de Havilland Sea Vixens, Supermarine Scimitars and Westland Whirlwinds line the flightdeck

Background image1961 Collection: Carl Gustav Jung

Carl Gustav Jung
CARL GUSTAV JUNG Swiss psychologist in 1940

Background image1961 Collection: Carl Gustav Jung

Carl Gustav Jung
CARL GUSTAV JUNG Swiss psychologist at his desk

Background image1961 Collection: Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe

Background image1961 Collection: Triumph Bonneville, 1961, Blue, & silver

Triumph Bonneville, 1961, Blue, & silver
Triumph Bonneville 1961 Blue & silver

Background image1961 Collection: Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys

Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys
President John F Kennedy and his wife Jackie, pictured with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at a State dinner party given at Buckingham Palace during a visit by the Kennedys

Background image1961 Collection: Mercury 7 Astronauts

Mercury 7 Astronauts
The Mercury Project astronauts standing beside a 106-B plane. (l to r) Ms Carpenter, L G Cooper, John H Glenn, V I Grissom, Walter M Schirra, Alan B Shepard and D K Slayton

Background image1961 Collection: Rangers team 1961-62 line-up in front of main stand at Ibrox Park arms with cup trophys

Rangers team 1961-62 line-up in front of main stand at Ibrox Park arms with cup trophys. (Back) Henderson Wood Penman Neil McLean Ritchie Martin McFarlane Niven Murray Hunter Hume Burnside (Middle)

Background image1961 Collection: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren
The Green Knight rides over the bridge into Camelot Castle on New Years Day. He will set King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table a special challenge

Background image1961 Collection: Erwin Schrodinger

Erwin Schrodinger
ERWIN SCHRODINGER Austrian physicist whose research into subatomic particles is the basis of quantum mechanics

Background image1961 Collection: Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3. 8-litre Coupe 1961 Green dark

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3. 8-litre Coupe 1961 Green dark
Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8-litre Coupe 1961 Green dark

Background image1961 Collection: First US manned space flight, 1961

First US manned space flight, 1961. Redstone rocket launching the Freedom 7 capsule into space on 5th May 1961. This mission (Mercury-Redstone 3)

Background image1961 Collection: Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1961

Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1961
Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally, 10-11 June 1961. Date: 1961

Background image1961 Collection: MG MGA 1600 Mk. 2 Roadster 1961 Red

MG MGA 1600 Mk. 2 Roadster 1961 Red
MG MGA 1600 Mk.2 Roadster 1961 Red

Background image1961 Collection: Two bridges over the River Tamar, Devon and Cornwall

Two bridges over the River Tamar, Devon and Cornwall
Two bridges over the River Tamar, connecting Plymouth, Devon and Saltash, Cornwall. On the left is the Royal Albert Bridge, a railway bridge designed by Brunel and completed in 1859

Background image1961 Collection: Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published

Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published in l Illustration on November 26, 1925. Watercolour

Background image1961 Collection: Triumph T110 Bathtub, 1961

Triumph T110 Bathtub, 1961
bike, Triumph, Tiger, T110, Bathtub, Britain, British, England, English, UK, United, Kingdom, blue, 1961, 1960s, 60s, sixties, classic, sportsbike, sports, sport

Background image1961 Collection: Garabandal Apparition

Garabandal Apparition
The Virgin Mary as supposedly seen by the visionaries at Garabandal, northern Spain

Background image1961 Collection: Che Guevara / Builder

Che Guevara / Builder
ERNESTO GUEVARA Known as CHE GUEVARA Latin American guerrilla leader and revolutionary theorist. Relaxing after a voluntary working Sunday. *UNAVAILABLE FOR USE IN ASIA AT PRESENT*

Background image1961 Collection: Daimler Dart SP250 1961 White

Daimler Dart SP250 1961 White
Daimler Dart SP250, 1961, White, Damiler, DAI007147

Background image1961 Collection: Sport - Football - Arsenal - 1961-62 Team -Top Row - L to R - Magill, Mel Charles

Sport - Football - Arsenal - 1961-62 Team -Top Row - L to R - Magill, Mel Charles, Brown, Jack Kelsey, McClelland, Skirton, Young, Terry Neill. Middle Row - L to R - George Swindin (manager) D.R

Background image1961 Collection: 1962 Studebaker Hawk. Creator: Unknown

1962 Studebaker Hawk. Creator: Unknown
1962 Studebaker Hawk

Background image1961 Collection: Couple jumping on tennis court, smiling

Couple jumping on tennis court, smiling

Background image1961 Collection: Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster (with removable hardtop), 1961, White, black top

Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster (with removable hardtop), 1961, White, black top
Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster (with removable hardtop) 1961 White black top

Background image1961 Collection: Yuri Gagarin before launch, 1961

Yuri Gagarin before launch, 1961
Yuri Gagarin before launch, in his flight suit and helmet, in a bus heading toward the Vostok 1 launch site in Kazakhstan, USSR, on 12 April 1961

Background image1961 Collection: Soviet poster commemorating Yuri Gagarin

Soviet poster commemorating Yuri Gagarin
Soviet poster commemorating the first manned spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin on 12th April 1961. Gagarins flight lasted 108 minutes

Background image1961 Collection: Twenties flapper girl sitting at a cocktail bar

Twenties flapper girl sitting at a cocktail bar
A flapper girl from the 1920s sitting at a cocktail bar on a high stool. She is slim, wears a slinky dress, and has a cigarette in a holder in her mouth. On the bar is her glass of champagne

Background image1961 Collection: Canberra: the swimming-pool

Canberra: the swimming-pool
Colour illustration depicting the swimming pool of P&Os super-liner Canberra. Designed by architects Casson and Rendle, the pool was of white mosaic and set within tiers of sunbathing terraces

Background image1961 Collection: Augustus John / Cafe Royal

Augustus John / Cafe Royal
AUGUSTUS EDWIN JOHN The artist and friends at the Cafe Royal in London

Background image1961 Collection: Project Mercury 7

Project Mercury 7
The original 7 Project Mercury astronauts. Top row (l to r): Alan Shepard, V I Gus Grissom, L G Cooper. Front row (l to r) Walter M Schirra, D K Slayton John Glenn and Scott Carpenter

Background image1961 Collection: Cadillac 1960

Cadillac 1960
In beauty and in performance, the 1961 Cadillac represents a new standard by which the worlds motor cars will be judged

Background image1961 Collection: Everton footballer Alex Young and Ipswich goalkeeper Hall go up for a corner kick

Everton footballer Alex Young and Ipswich goalkeeper Hall go up for a corner kick from which Everton got the ball into the net, but the goal was not allowed. 16th September 1961

Background image1961 Collection: Republic F-105D Thunderchief, 60-0480, at Bitburg, Germa?

Republic F-105D Thunderchief, 60-0480, at Bitburg, Germa?
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, 60-0480, at Bitburg, Germany, 2 August 1961

Background image1961 Collection: EDITH PIAF (1915-1963). Nee Edith Giovanna Gassion. Photographed in concert, 1961

EDITH PIAF (1915-1963). Nee Edith Giovanna Gassion. Photographed in concert, 1961

Background image1961 Collection: Aston Martin DB4 Convertible

Aston Martin DB4 Convertible

Background image1961 Collection: Toilet / Hair / Hairdressers

Toilet / Hair / Hairdressers
Women sitting under hair dryers at the hairdressers

Background image1961 Collection: Start of 1961 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood. Creator: Unknown

Start of 1961 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood. Creator: Unknown
Start of 1961 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood

Background image1961 Collection: Stuart Knussen, bass-player in the English Chamber Orchestra

Stuart Knussen, bass-player in the English Chamber Orchestra, probably during the Aldeburgh Festival of 1961 Date: 1961

Background image1961 Collection: Ford F100 pickup truck

Ford F100 pickup truck

Background image1961 Collection: Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

Background image1961 Collection: Post Office Tower

Post Office Tower
Post Office (British Telecom) Tower, one of Londons most famous landmarks, building started in 1961 and the tower was completed in July 1964. View from Percy Street, W1. Date: built 1961 - 1964

Background image1961 Collection: LCC-LFB Aftermath of a fire in Hare Street, SE18

LCC-LFB Aftermath of a fire in Hare Street, SE18
A retail shop and dwellings above were seriously affected by a fire in Hare Street, London SE18, requiring additional fire engines to combat it

Background image1961 Collection: Vostok 1 spacecraft after landing, 1961

Vostok 1 spacecraft after landing, 1961
Vostok 1 descent module after landing in the Saratov region of Russia, in the USSR, on 12 April 1961. Vostok 1 was the first spacecraft to take a human into space

Background image1961 Collection: Yuri Gagarin, Soviet cosmonaut

Yuri Gagarin, Soviet cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968), soviet cosmonaut and first man in space. Gagarin made the first manned space flight on 12 April 1961



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"1961: A Year of Literary Legends, Political Tensions, and Technological Triumphs" In the realm of literature, 1961 witnessed the publication of "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" by William McLaren. This timeless tale captivated readers with its enchanting narrative and exploration of chivalry. Meanwhile, in the world of psychology, Carl Gustav Jung continued to delve into the depths of human consciousness, unraveling mysteries that lay within our collective unconscious. On a political stage filled with intrigue and controversy, Ernest Hemingway found himself entangled in discussions surrounding Fidel Castro's rise to power in Cuba. Their meeting sparked debates about revolution and ideology that would echo throughout history. Amidst these intellectual pursuits, HMS Victorious (R38) made its majestic approach towards the Persian Gulf. Symbolizing Britain's naval prowess during this era, it stood as a testament to their global influence. The automotive industry also experienced an iconic moment when Jaguar unveiled their E-Type Series 1 Coupe in 1961. Its sleek design and powerful performance captured hearts worldwide. While Erwin Schrodinger delved into quantum mechanics' enigmatic principles behind closed doors, a couple on a tennis court showcased their athleticism - with a woman gracefully leaping into action in the foreground. Their energy mirrored society's growing enthusiasm for sports during this time. Queen Elizabeth II forged diplomatic ties across continents as she met with the Kennedys - John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - fostering relationships between nations while symbolizing cultural exchange. And there it was again – Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3. 8-litre Coupe painted dark green – epitomizing elegance on wheels as it roared down streets around the globe. Finally, humanity reached new heights when we embarked on our first manned space flight in 1961—a monumental achievement that expanded our understanding of what lies beyond Earth's boundaries.