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Background imageHobbies Collection: Tyne and Wear Museums Martin Routledge polishes up a steam powere fire engine

Tyne and Wear Museums Martin Routledge polishes up a steam powere fire engine on 13th September 1993

Background imageHobbies Collection: A Decided Catch by William Heath Robinson

A Decided Catch by William Heath Robinson
The Whitebait cycle, an ingenious contraption necessitated by the exorbitant charges for hire of boats at the seaside this season

Background imageHobbies Collection: Crew Team Rowing

Crew Team Rowing

Background imageHobbies Collection: The Scout magazine, Special Hobbies and Model-Making Number

The Scout magazine, Special Hobbies and Model-Making Number
Front cover of The Scout magazine, " The Only Weekly Official Organ of the Boy Scouts". As this particular issue is the Special Hobbies and Model-Making number

Background imageHobbies Collection: Picture No. 10854169

Picture No. 10854169
Falconry Equipment Date:

Background imageHobbies Collection: After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen

After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen, 35-year-old William Barrack, right, owner, and Mr William McGonachie

Background imageHobbies Collection: Queen Elizabeth II with horse at Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth II with horse at Sandringham
Queen Elizabeth II, when Princess Elizabeth, pictured with one of the horses during harvest time at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1943. Date: 1943

Background imageHobbies Collection: Little Miss Natty Fingers by Muriel Dawson

Little Miss Natty Fingers by Muriel Dawson
A little girl concentrates on a garment she is sewing, presumably for the doll which sits next to her. An interesting basket full of sewing paraphenalia spills over beside her

Background imageHobbies Collection: A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925

A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925 Tasker traction engine, so its owner Mr William McConachie, an Aberdeen farmer

Background imageHobbies Collection: Hang glider above rural landscape

Hang glider above rural landscape

Background imageHobbies Collection: Kendo martial arts fighter holding sword in front of him

Kendo martial arts fighter holding sword in front of him

Background imageHobbies Collection: Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot

Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot
A scene of excitement in the royal box at Royal Ascot when the Queens colt, Choir Boy, won the Royal Hunt Cup on 17 June 1953, a fortnight after the Coronation

Background imageHobbies Collection: Oiling a Model Railway

Oiling a Model Railway
The points on a model railway set are oiled to keep the track and trains running smoothly Date: 1960s

Background imageHobbies Collection: A Picture WITH Words by Chloe Preston

A Picture WITH Words by Chloe Preston
A studious looking little girl with spectacles balanced on her nose, sits among dictionaries as she works on countless crosswords

Background imageHobbies Collection: Dewars advertisement

Dewars advertisement
Advertisement for Dewars White Label whiskey showing four gentlemen smartly attired in evening wear enjoying a game of cards - and a glass of Dewar s. 1934

Background imageHobbies Collection: Surf riding at Muizenburg on the Cape Coast

Surf riding at Muizenburg on the Cape Coast
A contrast to the grey days at home: surf-riding at Muizenburg, the Queen of Cape Coast Watering Places. A universal summer pastime of the South African coastal resorts, surf-riding

Background imageHobbies Collection: Neville Chamberlain fishing by Ernest H. Thomas

Neville Chamberlain fishing by Ernest H. Thomas
Prime Minister, The Right Hon. Neville Chamberlain engaged in his favourite pastime of fly fishing. The artist, Ernest H. Thomas

Background imageHobbies Collection: Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958

Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958, driven by Mr Jack Wakefield and Mr Stan Martin, both of Hetton-le-Hole

Background imageHobbies Collection: Japanese Woodblock of a female making Origami

Japanese Woodblock of a female making Origami
Japanese scene from the master Kunisada 1786-1865, a woodblock print, circa 1845 from the Edo period, showing a female figure sitting by a window in traditional Kimono

Background imageHobbies Collection: Hobby small falcon bird of prey

Hobby small falcon bird of prey
A photograph of an original hand-colored engraving from The History of British Birds by Morris published in 1853-1891

Background imageHobbies Collection: Queen Elizabeth II uses a cine camera

Queen Elizabeth II uses a cine camera
Queen Elizabeth II using a cine camera to capture the action at an event she attends. Date: c.1965

Background imageHobbies Collection: The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe

The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe
Front cover of The Scout magazine, " the only weekly official organ of the Boy Scouts" featuring a happy boy scout flying a kite while all his fellow scouts carry out the manly tasks of

Background imageHobbies Collection: Children Flying a Kite on a Hill

Children Flying a Kite on a Hill
Mandy Pritty, dv1233008

Background imageHobbies Collection: Golfers on golf course, woman preparing to strike, caddy standing nearby

Golfers on golf course, woman preparing to strike, caddy standing nearby

Background imageHobbies Collection: Illustration of parachuters dropping from plane

Illustration of parachuters dropping from plane

Background imageHobbies Collection: Victorian Silhouettes by H. L. Oakley

Victorian Silhouettes by H. L. Oakley
A page of silhouettes showing various Victorian pastimes and games including archery, croquet, skating and chess

Background imageHobbies Collection: Dog - Basset Hound puppy in studio on skateboard

Dog - Basset Hound puppy in studio on skateboard
LA-4699 Dog - Basset Hound puppy in studio on skateboard Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageHobbies Collection: Golden Retriever holding badminton racket

Golden Retriever holding badminton racket
JD-18632 Golden Retriever holding badminton racket John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageHobbies Collection: Mr. J. D. Cram Station Master at Riding Mill Railway Station is busy with the prize

Mr. J. D. Cram Station Master at Riding Mill Railway Station is busy with the prize winning flowers on 2nd September 1955

Background imageHobbies Collection: A 1957 500cc Velocette motor cycle owned by Charles Bartlett, aged 19 of Arden Street

A 1957 500cc Velocette motor cycle owned by Charles Bartlett, aged 19 of Arden Street, Earlsdon, Coventry. He had partially built it up as a Chopper when a fire destroyed a lot of his hard work

Background imageHobbies Collection: Braided mane of grey horse

Braided mane of grey horse
Mane of salt and pepper colored horse plaided

Background imageHobbies Collection: Bernard Venables seen here presenting prizes at the Daily Mirror Angling Contest Luncheon

Bernard Venables seen here presenting prizes at the Daily Mirror Angling Contest Luncheon. August 1950

Background imageHobbies Collection: Mr. John Ruddick the Plough Inn landlord at Haswell, and some of the old bottles

Mr. John Ruddick the Plough Inn landlord at Haswell, and some of the old bottles

Background imageHobbies Collection: Present Day Types - Week-End Ramblers

Present Day Types - Week-End Ramblers
Two chaps with sturdy walking boots, pipes in mouth, set off on a countryside ramble while consulting their maps. Date: 1914

Background imageHobbies Collection: Mlle. Lyska Kostio and her collection of dolls

Mlle. Lyska Kostio and her collection of dolls
One of the latest crazes in Paris in the early 1910s was doll-collecting. Apparently Mlle. Kostio took all her dolls with her when she travelled, and looked after them all herself

Background imageHobbies Collection: Fishing on Trillium Lake with Mount Hood, part of the Cascade Range, reflected in the still waters

Fishing on Trillium Lake with Mount Hood, part of the Cascade Range, reflected in the still waters, Oregon, United States of America, North America

Background imageHobbies Collection: Tandem skydivers, Waldviertel, Austria

Tandem skydivers, Waldviertel, Austria

Background imageHobbies Collection: Climber on the Masara-Corda Rossa via ferrata, Dolomites, South Tyrol, Italy, Europe

Climber on the Masara-Corda Rossa via ferrata, Dolomites, South Tyrol, Italy, Europe

Background imageHobbies Collection: Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria - royal anglers

Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria - royal anglers
Queen Alexandra (1844 -1901), pictured with her middle daughter and companion, Princess Victoria of Wales (1868 - 1935), known as Toria by the family, both of them holding angling equipment

Background imageHobbies Collection: Leeds on the attack or is it Liverpool? Coventry youngsters beneath a 10-storey Yardley

Leeds on the attack or is it Liverpool? Coventry youngsters beneath a 10-storey Yardley Street " grandstand" bow to the ritual of Cup Final day on their backyard Wembley. 1st May 1965

Background imageHobbies Collection: Picture No. 10860295

Picture No. 10860295
Group of paragliders over the Bassin d'Arcachon, south of Bordeaux, France Date:

Background imageHobbies Collection: Home made car

Home made car
A young man got up in motoring kit including a balaclava and goggles, poses at the wheel of an evidently home made car with hand-scrawled number plate!

Background imageHobbies Collection: Bird Watcher's Notebook - and pencil

Bird Watcher's Notebook - and pencil
JD-9553 Bird Watcher's Notebook - and pencil John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageHobbies Collection: Sailing-boat on sunny day Wadden, Netherlands

Sailing-boat on sunny day Wadden, Netherlands
ME-1278 Sailing BOAT on sunny day Wadden, Netherlands Johan De Meester Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageHobbies Collection: Formula One World Championship

Formula One World Championship
Alain Prost at home in Yens, Switzerland. Formula One Drivers At Home

Background imageHobbies Collection: Book Cafe

Book Cafe
Jukyong Park

Background imageHobbies Collection: Formula One World Championship

Formula One World Championship
Roland Ratzenberger(AUT) was a keen skier. Formula One Drivers Childhood Photographs

Background imageHobbies Collection: The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence

The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence, sometimes called The Working Mans Royal Yacht Club, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, Sunday 8th May 1949



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"Hobbies: A World of Passion and Creativity" From the intense teamwork of the Crew Team Rowing to the whimsical illustrations like "A Decided Catch" by William Heath Robinson and "Little Miss Natty Fingers" by Muriel Dawson, they have always been a gateway to self-expression. In Picture No. 10854169, we witness a dedicated enthusiast meticulously cleaning their beloved possession after a long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire in 1925. It's fascinating how they are take us on incredible journeys both physically and mentally. Even royalty indulges in their passions as Queen Elizabeth II is captured gracefully riding her horse at Sandringham. Hobbies know no boundaries or social status; they are an escape into our personal realms of joy. The thrill-seeking hang glider soaring above a picturesque rural landscape reminds us that they are push our limits and offer breathtaking experiences beyond imagination. For some, it's all about craftsmanship as seen when someone brings their steam engine named Hielan Laddie all the way from Aberdeen. The dedication put into such projects showcases the passion that fuels these endeavors. Kendo martial arts fighter holding his sword with unwavering focus demonstrates how they are also be avenues for discipline and self-improvement. The artistry behind each move is awe-inspiring. Hobbies even find their place amidst grand events like Coronation 1953 where the royal box at Ascot witnessed moments of celebration intertwined with shared interests among enthusiasts. In publications like The Scout magazine's Special Hobbies and Model-Making Number, we discover communities built around common interests - connecting people through shared passions across borders. Lastly, oiling a model railway exemplifies how attention to detail becomes an integral part of pursuing one's hobby. Each tiny component holds significance within this miniature world created out of love for trains. Hobbies encompass more than just pastimes; they embody our dreams, aspirations, and the essence of who we are.