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Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Spaniards Inn, Hampstead Heath a071901

Spaniards Inn, Hampstead Heath a071901
SPANIARDS INN, Hampstead Heath, Hendon, London. The No. 210 bus driving through the narrow gap between the Spaniards Inn and the old Toll House at the junction of Spaniards Road and Hampstead Lane

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Trinity Square, London a001418

Trinity Square, London a001418
TRINITY SQUARE, London. A view looking along the pavement at cars parked outside the Port of London Authority building. Mid 20th century.s W Rawlings

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Car wheel DP057384

Car wheel DP057384
Abstract detail of black cars wheel and wheel arch

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003

Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003
STONEHENGE, Amesbury, Wiltshire. A car drives past an a box towards Stonehenge. Photograph 1930, from the Ministry of Works Blue Album

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998

Car lift at a multi-storey car park BL19998
MITCHELL MOTORS COMPANY, 114 Wardour Street, Westminster, London. An early motor car, with a chauffeur in the drivers seat on a car lift

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Poodle a054086

Poodle a054086
View of a car showing a poodle sitting in the drivers seat. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1946-1959

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Taxi rank a061644

Taxi rank a061644
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Taxi rank with black cabs at Liverpool Street railway station with the roof structure visible behind. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981

Heston Aerodrome c. 1930s AFL03_aerofilms_c19981
Heston Aerodrome, Hounslow, Middlesex. The control tower (centre) may have been the first purpose-built example and became the model for this class of building

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Harlesden, London a071670

Harlesden, London a071670
HARLESDEN, Greater London. A street scene with a No. 220 bus at a bus stop by a London Underground station sign in Harlesden at night, people waiting and cars passing

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Piccadilly a076470

Piccadilly a076470
PICCADILLY, London. Stationary traffic along a busy Piccadilly at night, showing a London taxi cab for hire, and the illuminated signs of Piccadilly Circus and Lillywhites in the background

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Hampstead High Street a071897

Hampstead High Street a071897
HIGH STREET, Hampstead, London. Parked cars and traffic in Hampstead High Street at night. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960 - 1965

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Street scene, London a064283

Street scene, London a064283
A street with a row of different sized terraced houses and cars parked, possibly in Chelsea, London. John Gay, 1972

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Millbrook Proving Ground 18944_05

Millbrook Proving Ground 18944_05
Millbrook Proving Ground, Bedfordshire. Millbrook is a dedicated automotive testing facility built by Vauxhall and Bedford in the 1960s

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Motor ambulance BL23011

Motor ambulance BL23011
Melbourne Place, Australia House and the Government of Victoria Offices, Strand, Westminster. View of a Motor Ambulance funded by the State of Victoria. Bedford Lemere, 1915

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001

Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001
Bryanston Garage, 45-45 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London. Giulio Foresti standing next to a motor car chassis on the roof of Bryanston Garage

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Stonehenge N080719

Stonehenge N080719
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. A line of cars pass Stonehenge travelling along the A303

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Bentley car and aircraft propellers a087923

Bentley car and aircraft propellers a087923
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A Aircraft Hangar, London. A Bentley car parked on the runway in front of the British European Airways buildings at Heathrow Airport with the propellers of an aircraft visible

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Alnwick, Northumberland a081264

Alnwick, Northumberland a081264
MARKET STREET, Alnwick, Northumberland. Looking west along Market Street towards the Northumberland Hall and Town Hall beyond, showing cars parked on cobbles in the foreground

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Cars in the snow a071902

Cars in the snow a071902
CHURCH ROW, Hampstead, London. A street view in the snow looking east along the middle of Church Row, with a row of snow covered cars parked in the foreground

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Downshire Hill, Hampstead a072760

Downshire Hill, Hampstead a072760
ST JOHNS CHURCH, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London. A street view looking north east along Downshire Hill towards the entrance front of St Johns Church

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Taxis with banner We are enlisting for the war BL22698

Taxis with banner We are enlisting for the war BL22698
Taxis outside the a offices at Fanum House, Westminster, London. Motor cars, each with the banner We are enlisting for the war

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Liverpool Street Station a061648

Liverpool Street Station a061648
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION. London. Detail of the front of a Jaguar car parked within the station and the station roof in the background. Date range 1960-1972. John Gay

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Petrol station 1922 BL26025

Petrol station 1922 BL26025
EUSTON ROAD, London. Anglo-American Oil Company petrol station. The company was founded in 1888, importing lamp oil and later motor spirit from the US, including a range of grades

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Chenard Walcker motor car 1906 BB97_08148

Chenard Walcker motor car 1906 BB97_08148
Farnborough Grange, Farnborough, Warwickshire. A view of a man sitting in a Chenard Walcker motor car. Notice it does not have any lights apart from what looks to be a large spot light mounted

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Mercedes Motor Showroom, 12 Saville Row BL19996_001

Mercedes Motor Showroom, 12 Saville Row BL19996_001
MERCEDES MOTOR SHOWROOM, 12 Saville Row, Westminster, London. A Mercedes car parked in front of the Mercedes Showroom at number 12 Saville Row, London

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Daimler Limousine motor car BL20505

Daimler Limousine motor car BL20505
DAIMLER LIMOUSINE. Mrs Gant stands on the running board and poses for the camera by her Daimler Limousine motor car. A chauffeur sits at the wheel. Photographed by Harry Bedford Lemere, May 1909

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Electric motor cab CC97_01366

Electric motor cab CC97_01366
An electric motor cab and driver, London. This early cab was evidently based on the design of the horse-drawn hansom cab. Cars of any kind would have been a rare site at the time

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670

Driven cattle, Norfolk a98_11670
Norwich, Norfolk. Driving cattle to the railway station, Heigham Street. Traditionally cattle were driven to market; then they were taken by train; today they are taken door-to-door by lorry

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Austin van and aircraft propellers a087965

Austin van and aircraft propellers a087965
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A Aircraft Hangar, London. A view of an Austin van parked on the apron outside the British European Airways aircraft hangar at Heathrow Airport with the propellers of an

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: London courtyard a065758

London courtyard a065758
Elevated view looking down on a courtyard with parked cars and a flowering tree. Photographed by John Gay, c.1950

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Liverpool Street Station a061652

Liverpool Street Station a061652
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Interior view looking across the bonnet of a taxi and showing roof structure within Liverpool Street Station. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Minera Mews, London a064791

Minera Mews, London a064791
MINERA MEWS, Belgravia, Westminster, London. View along the Mews, with a Rolls Royce parked on the road opposite the houses. Photographed by John Gay sometime between January 1962 - May 1964

Background imageAutomobiles Collection: Paddington Station a061939

Paddington Station a061939
PADDINGTON STATION, London. Interior view showing the roof of Paddington railway station reflected in the windows of parked cars. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972


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