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1932 Collection

"1932: A Year of Art, Triumphs, and Milestones" Step back in time to the vibrant year of 1932, where history was made across continents

Background image1932 Collection: Glasgow, Scotland - The Great Western Road

Glasgow, Scotland - The Great Western Road. Date: 1932

Background image1932 Collection: DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Automobile Industry. Large detail of Diego Riveras mural at The Detroit

DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Automobile Industry. Large detail of Diego Riveras mural at The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933

Background image1932 Collection: Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout

Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout
Peak District ramblers in trouble: walking towards Kinder Scout on the occasion of their battle with the gamekeepers. The mass trespass intended to highlight the denial of access for walkers to open

Background image1932 Collection: Shirley Temple Doll

Shirley Temple Doll
SHIRLEY TEMPLE American child star of the 1930s, seen here with a Shirley Temple doll

Background image1932 Collection: Jim Pike, Australian jockey, on his horse, Phar Lap

Jim Pike, Australian jockey, on his horse, Phar Lap
James Edward (Jim) Pike (1892-1969), Australian jockey, on his horse, Phar Lap (1926-1932). circa 1931-1932

Background image1932 Collection: ANDERSEN: LITTLE MERMAID. The Little Mermaid. Drawing, 1932, by Jeannie Harbour for the fairy tale

ANDERSEN: LITTLE MERMAID. The Little Mermaid. Drawing, 1932, by Jeannie Harbour for the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen

Background image1932 Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - held on the 17th April 1932. The race was won by Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo. 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Cricketing Record 1932

Cricketing Record 1932
Herbert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes score a record opening partnership of 555

Background image1932 Collection: Singer Sewing Machines - factory in Clydebank

Singer Sewing Machines - factory in Clydebank, Scotland. 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Four Greyhound Derby winners

Four Greyhound Derby winners
A parade of the last four Greyhound Derby winners at White City in 1932. From L to R 1931, Seldom Led; 1929-30, Mick the Miller; 1928, Boher Ash; 1927, Entry Badge

Background image1932 Collection: The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall

The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall
A colour illustration by Alfred Bestall showing a fantasy scene where a group of travellers are being spied on from woodland by a centaur and female imps

Background image1932 Collection: TS Arethusa, 1962

TS Arethusa, 1962
Photograph of the four-masted Training-Ship Arethusa, then used to train boys for the Royal and Merchant navies. Arethusa was launched in 1911

Background image1932 Collection: The Tube Station, c. 1932 (linocut printed in colours on tissue Japan)

The Tube Station, c. 1932 (linocut printed in colours on tissue Japan)
659543 The Tube Station, c.1932 (linocut printed in colours on tissue Japan) by Power, Cyril Edward (1874-1951); 25.5x29 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Tube Station)

Background image1932 Collection: Shanghai, international settlements 1932

Shanghai, international settlements 1932
Shanghai - the storm centre: an international settlement under the protection of fourteen powers, the chief scene of the Sino-Japanese conflict

Background image1932 Collection: A windjammer looming over a London street

A windjammer looming over a London street
Harboured in Dockland - a windjammer looming over a street in by Millwall Dock, London. In the foreground, a woman hangs out washing to dry in a back yard

Background image1932 Collection: DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Detail from Diego Riveras mural depicting the American automobile industry

DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Detail from Diego Riveras mural depicting the American automobile industry at The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933

Background image1932 Collection: Easter Rising commerated, 1932

Easter Rising commerated, 1932
Five battalions of the Irish Republican Army marching passed the General Post Office in Dublin on Easter Sunday, 1932, to commerate the Easter Rising of 1916

Background image1932 Collection: Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternbergs Blonde Venus (1932)

Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternbergs Blonde Venus (1932)
Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus (1932)

Background image1932 Collection: Daphne du Maurier in Fowey

Daphne du Maurier in Fowey
Daphne du Maurier (1907 - 1989), English writer and novelist, author of Rebecca and Jamaica Inn, pictured looking rather dashing while smoking a pipe

Background image1932 Collection: Detail of Diego Riveras mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts depicting the American automobile

Detail of Diego Riveras mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts depicting the American automobile industry, 1932-33
DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Detail of Diego Riveras mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts depicting the American automobile industry, 1932-33

Background image1932 Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Ice Hockey

Olympics / 1932 / Ice Hockey
Ice hockey: Canada beating USA 2-1 at Lake Placid

Background image1932 Collection: Sir Stanley Spencer, c. 1926

Sir Stanley Spencer, c. 1926
Photograph of Sir Stanley Spencer (1891-1959), the English painter, standing in front of his painting The Resurrection, c.1926

Background image1932 Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Fencing

Olympics / 1932 / Fencing
Fencing: Piller (Hungary) defeats Gaudini (Italy) in sabres

Background image1932 Collection: A Group of Greyhounds

A Group of Greyhounds
A photograph of six greyhounds, mainly their heads, taken at Wembley Stadium

Background image1932 Collection: Fd Roosevelt / Ilz 1932

Fd Roosevelt / Ilz 1932
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT 32nd President of the USA in the year of his election

Background image1932 Collection: Liverpool FC football team 1932-1933

Liverpool FC football team 1932-1933
Liverpool FC football team, 1932-1933 season. Date: 1932-1933

Background image1932 Collection: Tatler cover - Mrs Arundel Kempton & Mick the Miller

Tatler cover - Mrs Arundel Kempton & Mick the Miller
Front cover of the Tatler magazine featuring Mrs Arundel Kempton pictured with the legendary greyhound champion, Mick the Miller and two of his puppies

Background image1932 Collection: Programme for the London Palladium

Programme for the London Palladium
Programme for variety show at the London Palladium, 1932, under the direction of George Black Date: 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Hispano-Suiza Car 1932

Hispano-Suiza Car 1932
Superb modern art publicity for this renowned marque which more than any other symbolised the great age of motoring

Background image1932 Collection: Greta Garbo in George Fitzmaurices Mata Hari (1931)

Greta Garbo in George Fitzmaurices Mata Hari (1931)
Greta Garbo in Mata Hari (1931)

Background image1932 Collection: The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman

The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman
Etiquette gone awry during a shoot when one man retrieves his own bird rather than allowing the gundogs to do so. The result is an utterly incensed gundog

Background image1932 Collection: Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier puppy by Cecil Aldin

Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier puppy by Cecil Aldin
Illustrations of a Sealyham terrier called Bunch, by Cecil Aldin. Seen here running away from his owners (left) and winding his lead round his masters legs (right). Date: 1932

Background image1932 Collection: DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. The central scene in Diego Riveras mural

DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. The central scene in Diego Riveras mural, depicting the American automobile industry at The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933

Background image1932 Collection: George VI Coronation

George VI Coronation
An Offical Photograph of the Coronation of King George VI, seated with his Wife the Queen, Elizabeth

Background image1932 Collection: Santos-Dumont / Sem

Santos-Dumont / Sem
ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT Brazilian aviation pioneer in France Date: 1873 - 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Ukraine Dnieper Dam

Ukraine Dnieper Dam
Dam on the Dnieper river

Background image1932 Collection: Hexagram of Solomon

Hexagram of Solomon
HEXAGRAM OF SOLOMON a powerful occult sign which incorporates the TAU, a talisman of great strength

Background image1932 Collection: Swan Fountain Pens 1932

Swan Fountain Pens 1932
A selection of Swan pens for you to give your friends at Christmas, knowing that the pleasing hues give added charm to fine craftsmanship

Background image1932 Collection: COMPARATIVE EMBRYOLOGY. Chart showing comparative embryology from a fish to a man

COMPARATIVE EMBRYOLOGY. Chart showing comparative embryology from a fish to a man, made by the Department of Comparative and Human Anatomy at the American Museum of Natural History, 1932

Background image1932 Collection: BSA three wheeler sports car and driver, South Wales

BSA three wheeler sports car and driver, South Wales
Mr Jack Holt driving his 1932 BSA three wheeler sports car, bought in 1938 from Morgan of Caerphilly. Probably photographed in the Haverfordwest area, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background image1932 Collection: Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternbergs Blonde Venus (1932)

Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternbergs Blonde Venus (1932)
Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus (1932)

Background image1932 Collection: KPD POSTER / 1932

KPD POSTER / 1932
German Communist party (KPD) poster Away with the System produced at a time of intense political competition

Background image1932 Collection: Advert / Monte Carlo Beach

Advert / Monte Carlo Beach
Advertisement promoting Monte Carlo beach

Background image1932 Collection: Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair

Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair
Study of Mickie, Cecil Aldins Irish Wolfhound, with his head resting on the arm of a chair. Date: 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Bette Davis (1908-1989) as an infatuated flapper in The Rich Are Always With Us

Bette Davis (1908-1989) as an infatuated flapper in The Rich Are Always With Us, 1932

Background image1932 Collection: Cover design, Aero Espresso Italiana timetable

Cover design, Aero Espresso Italiana timetable, with scenes of Rhodes and Athens. Serving Brindisi, Athens, Rhodes and Istanbul. 1932

Background image1932 Collection: DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Edsel B. Ford, extreme right, and William Valentiner in a detail from Diego

DIEGO RIVERA: DETROIT. Edsel B. Ford, extreme right, and William Valentiner in a detail from Diego Riveras mural depicting the American automobile industry at The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933

Background image1932 Collection: Alfa Romeo 8C 2600

Alfa Romeo 8C 2600



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"1932: A Year of Art, Triumphs, and Milestones" Step back in time to the vibrant year of 1932, where history was made across continents. Diego Rivera's masterpiece mural at The Detroit Institute of Arts captured the essence of the booming automobile industry, showcasing its grandeur and significance. This larger-than-life artwork stood as a testament to human innovation and progress. Meanwhile, on Kinder Scout in England, a mass trespass took place as people fought for their right to access open spaces. This act marked a turning point in public rights and ignited a movement that would shape future generations' relationship with nature. In the world of sports, Jim Pike rode his majestic horse Phar Lap to victory. Their bond symbolized determination and resilience against all odds – an inspiration for athletes worldwide. The enchanting Shirley Temple Doll became every child's cherished companion during this era. With her adorable curls and infectious smile, she brought joy into countless homes around the globe. Speed enthusiasts reveled in the Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932 edition. The thrilling race captivated spectators with its adrenaline-pumping action and showcased the epitome of automotive excellence. Greyhound racing reached new heights as four champions emerged victorious at the Greyhound Derby – their agility and grace captivating audiences while celebrating canine athleticism. Amidst these events, Singer Sewing Machines hummed away at their factory in Clydebank. These machines were not just tools but symbols of creativity; they empowered individuals to bring their artistic visions to life through fabric masterpieces. A. E Bestall's "The Last Caravan" transported readers into an enchanting world filled with adventure and mystery – reminding us that imagination knows no bounds when we delve into literature's embrace. The London Palladium program offered dazzling entertainment options for theatergoers seeking respite from daily life. It served as a cultural hub where dreams came alive under bright lights on stage night after night.