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1962 Collection

"1962: A Year of Iconic Moments and Timeless Style" Step back in time to 1962, a year filled with unforgettable moments and timeless style

Background image1962 Collection: West Indian immigrants arriving in the United Kingdom. 19th May 1962

West Indian immigrants arriving in the United Kingdom. 19th May 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Jaguar car advertisement

Jaguar car advertisement
Advertisement for Jaguar cars showing the bonnet and grill of three different models offering grace, space and pace and a special kind of motoring which no other car in the world can offer

Background image1962 Collection: 1961 Triumph Bonneville T120R

1961 Triumph Bonneville T120R
Starting with the 1961 Triumph Bonneville, the T120 model designation was followed by either an “R” for Road models with low pipes

Background image1962 Collection: Watson and Crick with their DNA model

Watson and Crick with their DNA model
COMMERCIAL USE REQUIRES CLEARANCE. The discoverers of the structure of DNA. James Watson (b.1928) at left and Francis Crick (1916-2004), with their model of part of a DNA molecule in 1953

Background image1962 Collection: Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev

Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev
Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias (1919-1991) British ballerina with Rudolph Nureyev (1938-1993) Russian ballet dancer in 1962 with Sir Frederick Ashton (1904-1988) British choreographer

Background image1962 Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Jaguar Mk 2 Inspector Morse TV series

Jaguar Mk 2 Inspector Morse TV series

Background image1962 Collection: Vidal Sassoon hairstyle, 1962

Vidal Sassoon hairstyle, 1962
A smooth, sleek hairstyle by quintessential sixties hairdresser, Vidal Sassoon. Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Triton Triumph-Norton hybrid 1962 Silver

Triton Triumph-Norton hybrid 1962 Silver

Background image1962 Collection: USS Randolph underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults, 1962

USS Randolph underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults, 1962
February 27, 1962 - USS Randolph (CVS-15) underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults

Background image1962 Collection: Alfa Romeo Guilietta Spider

Alfa Romeo Guilietta Spider

Background image1962 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 image1962 Collection: THE CLANCY BROTHERS, 1962. Irish folk group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem

THE CLANCY BROTHERS, 1962. Irish folk group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Photograph by James J. Kriegsmann, 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Volkswagen VW Kombi

Volkswagen VW Kombi

Background image1962 Collection: Daimler Dart SP250

Daimler Dart SP250

Background image1962 Collection: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn seen here during rehearsals at the Royal Ballet Covent

Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn seen here during rehearsals at the Royal Ballet Covent Garden Entertainment Dance Ballet Performance April 1962 1960s © Mirrorpix 1962-360-13.jpg

Background image1962 Collection: Citroen DS 21 Decapotable 1962 black

Citroen DS 21 Decapotable 1962 black

Background image1962 Collection: Poster, Le Mans 24 hour rally 1962

Poster, Le Mans 24 hour rally 1962
Poster, Le Mans 24 hour rally, 23-24 June 1962. Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Daily Mirror Staff Photographer Alisdair MacDonald aged 21. February 1962

Daily Mirror Staff Photographer Alisdair MacDonald aged 21. February 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Romy Schneider and Alain Delon at Cannes, 1962

Romy Schneider and Alain Delon at Cannes, 1962
Romy Schneider, one of the stars of Italys entry Boccaccio 70, and Alain Delon at the Cannes Film Festival, 1962 Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: London Film Festival Poster - 1962

London Film Festival Poster - 1962
Poster from the 6th London Film Festival - 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Liverpool Slums, 27th June 1962. Our Picture Shows... mother

Liverpool Slums, 27th June 1962. Our Picture Shows... mother and children making their way through a back alley

Background image1962 Collection: 1962 Berkeley T60. Creator: Unknown

1962 Berkeley T60. Creator: Unknown
1962 Berkeley T60

Background image1962 Collection: LCC-LFB Serious house fire in Notting Hill

LCC-LFB Serious house fire in Notting Hill
Firefighters using the 50 foot wheeled escape ladder to gain access to the upper floors of this terraced house affected by a serious blaze in Notting Hill, West London

Background image1962 Collection: Julie Christie - Tatler front cover

Julie Christie - Tatler front cover
Cover of Tatler featuring the actress Julie Christie at the age of 21, just graduated frm the Central School of Drama Date: 21st November 1962

Background image1962 Collection: FILM: BABY JANE, 1962. Joan Crawford, left, and Bette Davis as sisters in What Ever Happened to

FILM: BABY JANE, 1962. Joan Crawford, left, and Bette Davis as sisters in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? directed by Robert Aldrich, 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Morgan Plus Four 1962 Le Mans class

Morgan Plus Four 1962 Le Mans class

Background image1962 Collection: 1962 Wolseley 6-110 Police car. Creator: Unknown

1962 Wolseley 6-110 Police car. Creator: Unknown
1962 Wolseley 6-110 Police car

Background image1962 Collection: Prince Michael of Kent driving an E-type Jaguar at Brands Ha

Prince Michael of Kent driving an E-type Jaguar at Brands Ha
Nineteen year old Prince Michael of Kent (born 1942) driving at 100mph in an E-type Jaguar at Brands Hatch race track in April 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962

Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing an appropriately floral hat, smiles happily during a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall farms near Saltash in 1962. Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Black and white minstrels

Black and white minstrels
A fashion shoot featuring the Black & White Minstrels in Tatler, 1962. The outfit worn by the model in the middle is a white silk, two-piece

Background image1962 Collection: Vauxhall Cresta Britain

Vauxhall Cresta Britain

Background image1962 Collection: Che Guevara / 1962 / Camera

Che Guevara / 1962 / Camera
ERNESTO GUEVARA Known as CHE GUEVARA Latin American guerrilla leader and revolutionary theorist. Pictured with a camera. *UNAVAILABLE FOR USE IN ASIA AT PRESENT*

Background image1962 Collection: Niels Henrik David Bohr

Niels Henrik David Bohr
NIELS HENRIK DAVID BOHR Danish physicist

Background image1962 Collection: The Vickers Hovercraft has a trial run between Moreton, Wallasey, and Rhyl, North Wales

The Vickers Hovercraft has a trial run between Moreton, Wallasey, and Rhyl, North Wales, where it will operate this summer, and completed the journey in 30 minutes. July 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Piaggio Ape 500 pickup

Piaggio Ape 500 pickup

Background image1962 Collection: Tatler front cover / Prince Philip, July 1962

Tatler front cover / Prince Philip, July 1962
Prince Philip playing polo for Windsor Park against Silver Leys, photographed for the front cover of The Tatler in 1962. A well-known and skilful polo player

Background image1962 Collection: Jaguar Mk. 2 Britain

Jaguar Mk. 2 Britain
Jaguar Mk.2 Britain

Background image1962 Collection: Austin-Healey 3000 Mk2

Austin-Healey 3000 Mk2

Background image1962 Collection: Lev Davidovich Landau

Lev Davidovich Landau
Russian physicist, LEV DAVIDOVICH LANDAU (1908-1968), who won a Nobel Prize for Physics in 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Montacute Station, Somerset, 1962

Montacute Station, Somerset, 1962
Unfortunately there is no caption on the back of this photograph taken of Montacute Station in 1962. We can only assume that some kind of maintenance is taking place on the line towards Yeovil

Background image1962 Collection: U. S. Air Force photograph of the launch site of intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBMs)

U. S. Air Force photograph of the launch site of intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBMs) at Guanajay, Cuba
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, 1962. U.S. Air Force photograph of the launch site of intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBMs) at Guanajay, Cuba, 17 October 1962

Background image1962 Collection: The Tatler front cover August 1962

The Tatler front cover August 1962
A model wearing typical sixties make up and with a smart, blonde bob strikes an arrogant pose on the front cover of The Tatler while wearing a choker of pearls. 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Brimscombe Station, Gloucestershire, 1962

Brimscombe Station, Gloucestershire, 1962
A view of Brimscombe Station in June 1962. The image was taken looking to the Gloucester direction and shows the main station building in the Brunel chalet style

Background image1962 Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background image1962 Collection: Tatler front cover, May 1962

Tatler front cover, May 1962
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a model wearing typical 1960s makeup. The lipstick is Cardinal by Lancome and the dramatic eyes use spangled Pailettes D Or and turquoise eyeshadow by Perle Dore

Background image1962 Collection: Lev Landau, Soviet physicist

Lev Landau, Soviet physicist
Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968), Soviet physicist. Landau was a theoretician who made important contributions to quantum mechanics, diamagnetism, superfluidity

Background image1962 Collection: Volkswagen VW Kombi

Volkswagen VW Kombi



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"1962: A Year of Iconic Moments and Timeless Style" Step back in time to 1962, a year filled with unforgettable moments and timeless style. From the roaring engines of the 1961 Triumph Bonneville T120R to the groundbreaking discovery by Watson and Crick with their DNA model, this was a year that left an indelible mark on history. As you flip through the pages of a magazine, you can't help but be captivated by the sleek Jaguar car advertisement, showcasing elegance and sophistication at its finest. Meanwhile, towering above the River Mersey stands the magnificent Runcorn-Widnes Bridge, connecting communities and symbolizing progress. In terms of fashion, Vidal Sassoon revolutionized hairstyling with his innovative cuts that perfectly captured the spirit of change sweeping across society. And as if defying gravity itself, Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev mesmerized audiences worldwide with their graceful performances at Royal Ballet Covent. The Triton Triumph-Norton hybrid Silver motorcycle roared down streets like a silver bullet - a true symbol of rebellion against conformity. Similarly rebellious were Romy Schneider and Alain Delon at Cannes in 1962; their undeniable chemistry lighting up screens around the world. Amidst all these cultural milestones, let's not forget about TS Arethusa sailing gracefully on tranquil waters or Volkswagen VW Kombi cruising along scenic routes – both capturing our imagination as symbols of freedom and adventure. And finally, we cannot overlook USS Randolph underway at sea with two S2F airplanes perched proudly on its catapults – an awe-inspiring display of military might during uncertain times. So step into your time machine for just a moment to experience 1962 – where innovation met beauty; where artistry danced hand-in-hand with technology; where style reigned supreme. It was truly a year for legends to be born.