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Stocks Collection

"From Wall St Crash to New York Stock Exchange: A Historical Journey through Stocks" Step into the past as we explore the captivating world of stocks

Background imageStocks Collection: Wall St Crash 1929

Wall St Crash 1929
The Wall Street Crash makes the headlines of the late news issue

Background imageStocks Collection: Suffragette woman in the stocks, unsympathetic cartoon

Suffragette woman in the stocks, unsympathetic cartoon
Unsympathetic comment on Votes or Women 1913

Background imageStocks Collection: Harland & Wolff - promotional brochure

Harland & Wolff - promotional brochure
Harland and Wolff - extremely rare Harland & Wolff promotional brochure. This soft-bound volume includes company history and information

Background imageStocks Collection: The Old Stocks of Dromore

The Old Stocks of Dromore - a view of a man in the stocks with a policeman beside, to the right are a crowd of boys. The posters on the wall behind are interesting

Background imageStocks Collection: PURITANS: PUNISHMENT, 1651. The whipping of Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes at Boston in 1651 for

PURITANS: PUNISHMENT, 1651. The whipping of Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes at Boston in 1651 for holding an unauthorized religious meeting at Lynn, Massachusetts

Background imageStocks Collection: Ordnance Survey map: Totley, 1876

Ordnance Survey map: Totley, 1876
Scale: 25 inches to 1 mile.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: Derbyshire sheet XI.15.Includes: Old Hay Brook, Grove House, Crown Inn, Hillfoot, Totley Bents, Cricket Inn, recreation ground

Background imageStocks Collection: Drunk Stockbroker - confused by toilet roll

Drunk Stockbroker - confused by toilet roll
Drunk Stockbroker - confused by a toilet roll, which he takes to be the ticker tape! (which would have provided him with the latest market prices). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageStocks Collection: New York Stock Exchange trading, 1980s C016 / 2381

New York Stock Exchange trading, 1980s C016 / 2381
New York Stock Exchange trading. Banners and computer workstations on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Background imageStocks Collection: Broker and Ticker-Tape

Broker and Ticker-Tape
An American stockbroker receives market information on ticker-tape by the electric telegraph

Background imageStocks Collection: Snow, Skis and Sunshine in Switzerland

Snow, Skis and Sunshine in Switzerland
Miss Joan Simon, Miss Peggy Peyton, Mr George Renwick, R.N. Mrs Renwick and The Hon. Olivia Harcourt skiing at St. Moritz, Switzerland

Background imageStocks Collection: Cotton - Fulling Stocks

Cotton - Fulling Stocks
Fulling stocks

Background imageStocks Collection: Hogarth / Harlots Prog. / 4

Hogarth / Harlots Prog. / 4
The Harlots Progress 4. Hogarths Harlot in Bridewell Prison

Background imageStocks Collection: Flowerbed Tulips, Pansies, Stocks Spring

Flowerbed Tulips, Pansies, Stocks Spring
LA-1029 Flowerbed - Tulips, Pansies, Stocks Spring Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageStocks Collection: Mania / Hudson Blamed

Mania / Hudson Blamed
Railway financier George Hudson, formerly known as the Railway King, is depicted as The Railway Clown and blamed by those who invested in his stocks

Background imageStocks Collection: Stocks Market / London

Stocks Market / London
Stocks market, London

Background imageStocks Collection: Hudibras and Ralpho in the stocks

Hudibras and Ralpho in the stocks
5311996 Hudibras and Ralpho in the stocks; (add.info.: Engraving depicting Hudibras and Ralpho in the stocks, characters from Samuel Butler's Hudibras')

Background imageStocks Collection: A gang of prisoners in London

A gang of prisoners in London
3119160 A gang of prisoners in London; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a gang of prisoners in London. Dated 18th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageStocks Collection: Daniel Defoe in the pillory at Temple Bar

Daniel Defoe in the pillory at Temple Bar
3119109 Daniel Defoe in the pillory at Temple Bar; (add.info.: Engraving depicting Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, in the pillory at Temple Bar

Background imageStocks Collection: Man, looking as if he has been in a drunken brawl, serving his sentence in the village stocks

Man, looking as if he has been in a drunken brawl, serving his sentence in the village stocks
531375 Man, looking as if he has been in a drunken brawl, serving his sentence in the village stocks. Attached to stocks is the pillory post with constraints for the arms

Background imageStocks Collection: Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850

Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850
3359221 Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, Blackwall)

Background imageStocks Collection: Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century

Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century, from L'Univers Illustre pub. 1867
3506130 Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century, from L'Univers Illustre pub. 1867; (add.info.: Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange)

Background imageStocks Collection: Engraving depicting a ship docked at Green, Wigram, and Green's Shipyard, Blackwall, 19th century

Engraving depicting a ship docked at Green, Wigram, and Green's Shipyard, Blackwall, 19th century
5308707 Engraving depicting a ship docked at Green, Wigram, and Green's Shipyard, Blackwall, 19th century; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a ship docked at Green, Wigram)

Background imageStocks Collection: A Syrian criminal being punished

A Syrian criminal being punished
5307615 A Syrian criminal being punished.; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a Syrian criminal being punished by public exposure in the stocks. Dated 19th century)

Background imageStocks Collection: Woollen cloth

Woollen cloth
5310235 Woollen cloth; (add.info.: Engraving depicting fulling woollen cloth: the cloth was placed in troughs behind the stocks and pounded with square-ended oak mallets)

Background imageStocks Collection: A form of Elizabethan punishment

A form of Elizabethan punishment
3329541 A form of Elizabethan punishment; (add.info.: Woodcut print depicting a form of Elizabethan punishment (stocks). Dated 16th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageStocks Collection: Boys taunting a man

Boys taunting a man
5616241 Boys taunting a man; (add.info.: Woodcut print depicting boys taunting a man locked in the stocks. Dated 19th Century. 01/01/1820); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageStocks Collection: Samuel Butler's Hudibras

Samuel Butler's Hudibras
5308450 Samuel Butler's Hudibras'.; (add.info.: Engraving for Samuel Butler's Hudibras'. Hudibras (left) and Ralpho (right) were confined in stocks as a form of public humiliation

Background imageStocks Collection: A man and woman in stocks

A man and woman in stocks
5308449 A man and woman in stocks.; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a man and woman confined in the stocks as a form of public humiliation during the 15th century. Dated 19th century)

Background imageStocks Collection: Lollards prisoners confined in the stocks

Lollards prisoners confined in the stocks
5308448 Lollards prisoners confined in the stocks.; (add.info.: Woodblock engraving depicting Lollards prisoners confined in the stocks within Lollards Tower, Lambeth)

Background imageStocks Collection: Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850

Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850
3359222 Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting Ships on the stocks at Green, Wigrams & Greens shipyard, Blackwall)

Background imageStocks Collection: Bubbles for 1825 - or - Fortunes made by steam

Bubbles for 1825 - or - Fortunes made by steam
3916887 Bubbles for 1825 - or - Fortunes made by steam; (add.info.: Bubbles for 1825 - or - Fortunes made by steam. The scene refers to the Panic of 1825, the first modern economic crisis)

Background imageStocks Collection: When Reveilles Jack Pleasant called at Britains craziest pub

When Reveilles Jack Pleasant called at Britains craziest pub, The Unique Turkey Cock, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire he sampled more than the drink. He was placed in the stocks

Background imageStocks Collection: Pillory and Stocks of the Middle Ages, c1934

Pillory and Stocks of the Middle Ages, c1934. Illustration showing medieval punishment. The accompanying text explains that ridicule was regarded as a great remedy against minor offences

Background imageStocks Collection: A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Creator: Unknown

A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Creator: Unknown
A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Copley Theatre..."A Moral Entertainment" by Richard Maibaum - An Excursion into the Early American Theatre'

Background imageStocks Collection: A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Creator: Unknown

A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Creator: Unknown
A Moral Entertainment, Boston, 1938. Copley Theatre..."A Moral Entertainment" by Richard Maibaum - An excursion into the early American Theatre'

Background imageStocks Collection: The Fox o'One Tree Hill, part three, 1890. Creator: John Charles Dollman

The Fox o'One Tree Hill, part three, 1890. Creator: John Charles Dollman
The Fox o'One Tree Hill, part three, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 42. July to December, 1890

Background imageStocks Collection: the red train

the red train
red dot series. Andy Dauer

Background imageStocks Collection: Straw hats return to favour in 1930 - factory in Luton

Straw hats return to favour in 1930 - factory in Luton
Straw hats return to favour! Luton, the centre of the straw hat industry had suffered from lean years since 1914; khaki was the wear of choice until 1918

Background imageStocks Collection: The old stocks in Cronton, Knowsley, Merseyside. December 1971

The old stocks in Cronton, Knowsley, Merseyside. December 1971

Background imageStocks Collection: Aldbury Village, near Tring, Hertfordshire. Circa 1950s

Aldbury Village, near Tring, Hertfordshire. Circa 1950s

Background imageStocks Collection: Kathleen McElvaney was marched through the centre of Middlesbrough on 6th February 1971

Kathleen McElvaney was marched through the centre of Middlesbrough on 6th February 1971 and put in home-made stocks and pelted with flour bags. But it was all in a good cause

Background imageStocks Collection: A glimpse of the past, during the alnwick costume Fair, as local tradesman Adrian Ions

A glimpse of the past, during the alnwick costume Fair, as local tradesman Adrian Ions, in the part of a footpad, gets the treatment in the stocks as he has his beard shaved for his sins on 5th July

Background imageStocks Collection: Mr Doug Chapman of the Hastings Arms, Seaton Delaval in the stocks for charity on 31st

Mr Doug Chapman of the Hastings Arms, Seaton Delaval in the stocks for charity on 31st March 1986

Background imageStocks Collection: Burtons manager Mr. Duncan Waddle in the stocks ready for a pie in the face from shop

Burtons manager Mr. Duncan Waddle in the stocks ready for a pie in the face from shop assistant Gillian Watkins watched by Katen Parker and clown Herbie Greef in 1989

Background imageStocks Collection: Hope (Spes) from the series The Virtues, 1559-60. Creator: Philip Galle

Hope (Spes) from the series The Virtues, 1559-60. Creator: Philip Galle
Hope (Spes) from the series The Virtues, 1559-60

Background imageStocks Collection: USA, New York, Manhattan, The Charging Bull sculpture near Wall Street Stock Exchange

USA, New York, Manhattan, The Charging Bull sculpture near Wall Street Stock Exchange

Background imageStocks Collection: SNCAN Nord 1002 Pingouin II G-ATBG

SNCAN Nord 1002 Pingouin II G-ATBG at Elstree, with another Pingouin II G-ASTG. The Nord 1000 family was post WWII production of the Messerschmitt Bf 108

Background imageStocks Collection: J. W. Stocks in Napier at Athy during 1903 Gordon Bennett race. Creator: Unknown

J. W. Stocks in Napier at Athy during 1903 Gordon Bennett race. Creator: Unknown
J.W. Stocks in Napier at Athy during 1903 Gordon Bennett race



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"From Wall St Crash to New York Stock Exchange: A Historical Journey through Stocks" Step into the past as we explore the captivating world of stocks, beyond just company shares. Delve into a time when financial markets were shaken by the infamous Wall St Crash in 1929, leaving lasting impacts on economies worldwide. Uncover stories of resistance and punishment, like suffragette women enduring public humiliation in the stocks for daring to fight for their rights. Witness unsympathetic cartoons mocking those affected by economic downturns, reminding us of the power dynamics at play during turbulent times. Travel back even further to witness Puritan society's strict enforcement of discipline through physical punishment. Experience the whipping of Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes in 1651, an act carried out for holding an unauthorized religious meeting – a stark reminder of how religious beliefs shaped societal norms. But not all tales are somber; humor finds its way into this narrative too. Meet a confused drunk stockbroker who mistakes toilet rolls for stock market indicators – a comical portrayal highlighting moments when reality blurs amidst chaos. Fast forward to bustling trading floors in the 1980s at the iconic New York Stock Exchange. The energy is palpable as brokers shout orders and ticker tapes fly across screens - capturing both excitement and anxiety that define stock market fluctuations. Amidst these historical snapshots emerge glimpses of leisurely pursuits such as skiing under sunny Swiss skies or enjoying vibrant flowerbeds adorned with tulips, pansies, and stocks - reminders that life continues amidst economic ups and downs. Discover how cotton was processed using fulling stocks - ancient tools that played a crucial role in textile production. These remnants from another era remind us of humanity's constant quest for progress and innovation. Finally, reflect upon William Hogarth's "Harlots Progress, " where one scene depicts a harlot being arrested while men trade stocks nearby - showcasing how vices coexisted with financial dealings throughout history.