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1958 Collection

"1958: A Year of Icons and Milestones" Step into the time machine and travel back to 1958, a year filled with remarkable moments that shaped history

Background image1958 Collection: Stevenage New Town, Hertfordshire, where shoppers walk in the shelter of canopies

Stevenage New Town, Hertfordshire, where shoppers walk in the shelter of canopies. No cars are allowed in the area. The centre is still under construction

Background image1958 Collection: Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin
ROSALIND FRANKLIN Pioneer Molecular Biologist she made important contributions to understanding the structure of DNA

Background image1958 Collection: Maria Callas in Dior

Maria Callas in Dior
Maria Callas (1923-1977), American opera singer of Greek parentage pictured in the sitting room of her Milan home wearing a Christian Dior evening gown in floral print. Date: 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams
Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer

Background image1958 Collection: Brazilian Football Team of the 1958 World Cup

Brazilian Football Team of the 1958 World Cup. The team (from top left, moving clockwise) is: Djalma Santos, Zito, Bellini, Nilton Santos, Orlando, Gilmar, Garrincha, Didi, Pele

Background image1958 Collection: VW Classic Camper van 1958 blue white

VW Classic Camper van 1958 blue white

Background image1958 Collection: Vaughan Williams Photo

Vaughan Williams Photo
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS musical composer

Background image1958 Collection: Ralph Vaughan Williams -

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Musician

Background image1958 Collection: 1958 Listers in pits at Goodwood Tourist Trophy. Creator: Unknown

1958 Listers in pits at Goodwood Tourist Trophy. Creator: Unknown
1958 Listers in pits at Goodwood Tourist Trophy

Background image1958 Collection: Peppino Leoni - owner of Quo Vadis restaurant

Peppino Leoni - owner of Quo Vadis restaurant
Peppino Leoni, a native of Cannero, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, seen here in his restaurant, Quo Vadis on Dean Street, Soho, London

Background image1958 Collection: Tatler front-cover: Princess Margaret

Tatler front-cover: Princess Margaret
A delightful portrait of Princess Margaret to mark her trip to Trinidad where she performed the opening ceremonies of the new Federal Government of the West Indies

Background image1958 Collection: Ufos / Trindade Island

Ufos / Trindade Island
Flying saucer photographed over Trindade Island (Brazil) from naval training vessel Almirante Saldanha; the sighting lasted 30 seconds and was witnessed by many aboard

Background image1958 Collection: Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour

Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour
The No.1 steam-powered Sandbanks chain ferry. Sandbanks Ferry is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the entrance of Poole Harbour in the English county of Dorset

Background image1958 Collection: 1958 Austin - Healey Frogeye Sprite. Creator: Unknown

1958 Austin - Healey Frogeye Sprite. Creator: Unknown
1958 Austin - Healey Frogeye Sprite

Background image1958 Collection: Nun Swivels Hula Hoop On Hips

Nun Swivels Hula Hoop On Hips
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: October 18, 1958. Benedictine Sisters at the Christ King Convent in Oklahoma City try their hand at the hula hoop craze that is sweeping the country

Background image1958 Collection: Jaguar XK150 Roadster

Jaguar XK150 Roadster

Background image1958 Collection: Boeing Stratocruiser G-ANUB West African London Airport

Boeing Stratocruiser G-ANUB West African London Airport
Ex BOAC Stratocruiser Calypso in West African Airways livery Date: 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Toddington Station, Gloucestershire, July 1958

Toddington Station, Gloucestershire, July 1958
A view of Toddington station in Gloucestershire in July 1958, showing the water tower and footbridge. Toddington opened in December 1904 and closed to passengers in March 1960

Background image1958 Collection: Walton Hospital, Liverpool

Walton Hospital, Liverpool
Walton Hospital, Rice Lane, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool. The central clock tower concealed a large water storage tank. The building was designed by William Culshaw

Background image1958 Collection: The Arrival of the First Thor Ballistic Missile to RAF Bom

The Arrival of the First Thor Ballistic Missile to RAF Bom
Photograph of the delivery of first Thor Ballistic Missile to an RAF Base in Norfolk, 19th September 1958. Sixty-five feet long

Background image1958 Collection: Cadillac 1958

Cadillac 1958
A single glance tells you - these are the newest and most magnificent Cadillac cars ever created. Dazzling in their beauty, enchanting in their grace and elegance

Background image1958 Collection: Pope Pius XII (Card)

Pope Pius XII (Card)
POPE PIUS XII (Eugenio Pacelli) in 1950

Background image1958 Collection: Peter Collins lap of honour after winning the 1958 British GP for Ferrari

Peter Collins lap of honour after winning the 1958 British GP for Ferrari

Background image1958 Collection: Adlestrop Station, Gloucestershire, July 1958

Adlestrop Station, Gloucestershire, July 1958
A view of a deserted Adlestrop Station in Gloucestershire, July 1958. Photographed facing North towards Moreton-in-Marsh, the goods shed can be seen beyond the station building

Background image1958 Collection: No! : Soviet poster, 1958, by Albert Aslyan

No! : Soviet poster, 1958, by Albert Aslyan
RUSSIA: ANTI-NUCLEAR, 1958. No! : Soviet poster, 1958, by Albert Aslyan

Background image1958 Collection: SOUTH PACIFIC, 1958. Mitzi Gaynor in the role of Nellie Forbush in the 1958 film adaptation of

SOUTH PACIFIC, 1958. Mitzi Gaynor in the role of Nellie Forbush in the 1958 film adaptation of the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein musical South Pacific

Background image1958 Collection: Oxford V Cambridge 1958

Oxford V Cambridge 1958
An official souvenir from the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race from Putney to Mortlake on 5th April which was won by Cambridge by 3.5 lengths

Background image1958 Collection: Sport - Empire - Commonwealth Games - Cardiff - 1958 - Competitors in the marathon race

Sport - Empire - Commonwealth Games - Cardiff - 1958 - Competitors in the marathon race leave the stadium amidst the cheers of spectators in Westgate Street

Background image1958 Collection: Duke Ellington in London

Duke Ellington in London
6th October 1958: American big band leader and legendary jazz pianist Duke Ellington (1899 - 1974), in London. (Photo by Reg Davis/Express/Getty Images)

Background image1958 Collection: The first de Havilland DH106 Comet 4 G-APDA of BOAC

The first de Havilland DH106 Comet 4 G-APDA of BOAC
The first de Havilland DH106 Comet 4, G-APDA, of BOAC, at Hatfield on the day of its first flight, 27 April 1958. Date: 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Dalis Decor

Dalis Decor
A stuffed goat is a decorative feature in the bedroom of the surrealist artist, Salvador Dali (1904-1989). Elsewhere in his house at Port Lligat, a stuffed bear served as a hallstand. Date: 06/08/1958

Background image1958 Collection: Ufos / Books / Jung

Ufos / Books / Jung
Carl Gustav Jung, flying Saucers : a Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies

Background image1958 Collection: Womens Rights / Personali

Womens Rights / Personali
CHRISTABEL PANKHURST Womens rights advocate & Suffragette. Daughter of Emiline Pankhurst

Background image1958 Collection: Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh kiss during interview at home - July 1958

Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh kiss during interview at home - July 1958

Background image1958 Collection: The Savoy Grill restaurant, situated in the entrance area of The Savoy Hotel, The Strand

The Savoy Grill restaurant, situated in the entrance area of The Savoy Hotel, The Strand, London, England. Picture shows the main entrance to The Savoy Grill with the doorman standing by the door

Background image1958 Collection: 1958 Ford Thames 400e van. Creator: Unknown

1958 Ford Thames 400e van. Creator: Unknown
1958 Ford Thames 400e van

Background image1958 Collection: London Film Festival Poster - 1958

London Film Festival Poster - 1958
Poster from the 2nd London Film Festival - 1958

Background image1958 Collection: de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 21 G-AMUC

de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 21 G-AMUC (msn C1/0824), of Air Service Training Ltd. at Hamble Airfield. Date: circa 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Sheree Winton, her husband TV producer, Gary Winner and her son Dale Winton

Sheree Winton, her husband TV producer, Gary Winner and her son Dale Winton, celebrate Dales 3rd birthday. Picture taken at their Regents Park, London, home. Picture taken 22nd May 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Tommy Steele and fiancee Ann Donoghue. 15th August 1958

Tommy Steele and fiancee Ann Donoghue. 15th August 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Poster, Fly BEA from Manchester to Paris

Poster, Fly BEA from Manchester to Paris, by Leonard Ripley. Date: 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Torre Abbey Sands beach, Torquay, Devon

Torre Abbey Sands beach, Torquay, Devon
Aerial view of Torre Abbey Sands beach, Torquay, Devon. Date: circa 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Triumph TR3A

Triumph TR3A 1958 Blue light

Background image1958 Collection: Bristol Britannia 314 CF-CZA Empress of Buenos Aires

Bristol Britannia 314 CF-CZA Empress of Buenos Aires
Bristol Britannia 314, CF-CZA, Empress of Buenos Aires, of Canadian Pacific Airlines, making its maiden flight from Sydenham Airport on 11 January 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Rodmarton Platform, Gloucestershire, May 1958

Rodmarton Platform, Gloucestershire, May 1958
This photograph of Rodmarton Platform taken in May 1958 shows the simplicity of design and construction of a country halt such as this

Background image1958 Collection: Queen Elizabeth II visit coal mine

Queen Elizabeth II visit coal mine
Queen Elizabeth II dressed in protective white overalls to make her first descent into a coal-mine at Rothes Colliery, Fife, Scotland in 1958

Background image1958 Collection: TEIGN VALLEY STEAM TRAIN

TEIGN VALLEY STEAM TRAIN
One of the last trains to run on the Teign Valley Line, from Chepstow to Exeter, Devon, England. The line was closed completely in June 1958. Here a train goes over Ide bridge. Date: 1958

Background image1958 Collection: Group watching the Henley Regatta from boat, July 1958

Group watching the Henley Regatta from boat, July 1958
A group of people including; Mr Alan Adams, Mr Robin Gibbs, Mr Tony Gibbs, Miss Rachel Chandler and Mr Denis Adams, watching the racing on the last day of the Henley Royal Regatta from a cabin



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"1958: A Year of Icons and Milestones" Step into the time machine and travel back to 1958, a year filled with remarkable moments that shaped history. In the world of science, Rosalind Franklin's groundbreaking work on DNA structure laid the foundation for future discoveries. Meanwhile, Maria Callas mesmerized audiences in her elegant Dior gowns, captivating hearts with her enchanting voice. On the roads, a classic VW Camper van painted in blue and white became an emblem of freedom and adventure. Music aficionados were treated to the genius compositions of Vaughan Williams, whose melodies still resonate today. And who can forget Pope Pius XII's influential role as he guided his flock through turbulent times? Sports enthusiasts cheered on the Brazilian Football Team during their triumphant journey at the 1958 World Cup – a team that would forever be etched in football history. Closer to home in Gloucestershire's Toddington Station, July 1958 brought nostalgic memories of steam trains chugging along amidst picturesque landscapes. The glamorous Tatler front-cover featuring Princess Margaret showcased timeless elegance fit for royalty. Meanwhile, car enthusiasts marveled at the sleek lines of an Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite - its creator remaining unknown but leaving an indelible mark on automotive design. In aviation news, Boeing Stratocruiser G-ANUB took flight from West African London Airport – symbolizing progress and connecting distant lands like never before. As we reflect upon this transformative year, let us celebrate these icons and milestones that continue to inspire generations even today.