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"24th: A Journey Through Time and Triumphs" Step back in time to the 24th of various significant moments that shaped history

Background image24th 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 image24th Collection: Earthrise photograph, artwork

Earthrise photograph, artwork
Earthrise photograph. Artwork based on the famous Earthrise photographs taken by the Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman and William Anders

Background image24th Collection: Stylish Horse Race by Victor Hicks

Stylish Horse Race by Victor Hicks
A stylised illustration showing an elegant lady leading a racehorse in the paddock. The illustration is accompanied by the following poem; Airs and graces

Background image24th Collection: West Brom Football Team

West Brom Football Team
WEST BROMWICH ALBION The team that beat Preston North End in the FA Cup Final at Kennington Oval, March 24th 1888, by 2-1

Background image24th Collection: International Air Rally Poster

International Air Rally Poster
Poster, International Air Rally at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. Depicting two planes and a parachute. August 1935

Background image24th Collection: Golden Arrow Pullman advertisement

Golden Arrow Pullman advertisement
Colour advert for the new Golden Arrow Pullman train from London to Paris with special boat service

Background image24th Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936

R. M. S. Queen Mary leaving Clydebank, March 1936
Photograph of the R.M.S. Queen Mary leaving John Browns shipyard, Clydebank, for Greenock on 24th March 1936. Several of the seven tugs involved in manoevering the Queen Mary down the Clyde are

Background image24th Collection: The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)

The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)
After the Battle of Isadhlwana. A description by Lieutenant Crealock reads, Day waned and the night hung over the hill, when we reached the last ridge, beyond which lay what had been our camp

Background image24th Collection: Coveracks new lifeboat, 1954

Coveracks new lifeboat, 1954
Coveracks new lifeboat, William Taylor of Oldham, being hauled up the slipway on 24th July 1954. It cost 25, 000 to build. Cornwall. Date: 1954

Background image24th Collection: Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania

Female munitions workers. By Fortunio Matania
As it became clear there would be no decisive swift victory for either side in World War I, the constant demand for munitions increased

Background image24th Collection: Advertisement for the Flying Standard Twenty car

Advertisement for the Flying Standard Twenty car
Full page photographic advertisement for the Flying Standard Twenty car, showing two photos of the car in front of large houses, a typically aspirational car advert of the 1930s period

Background image24th Collection: Ambulance

Ambulance
A 12-15 horsepower FIAT motor ambulance equipped with two stretchers, and greatly in demand by the Red Cross during World War I

Background image24th Collection: Hollywood hair dressing salon, Miss Annie Ondra having her h

Hollywood hair dressing salon, Miss Annie Ondra having her h
The Hollywood hairdressing salon of the British Hollywood. Mme Franzi Jaschke attending to Miss Annie Ondra in the great film studios at Elstree

Background image24th Collection: A Trinity House Lightship, early 20th century

A Trinity House Lightship, early 20th century
Illustration of a Trinity House lightship, from The Sphere, 24th November 1913

Background image24th Collection: Mass trespass at Kinder Scout

Mass trespass at 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 image24th Collection: Queen Elizabeth II accepts the Honours of Scotland

Queen Elizabeth II accepts the Honours of Scotland
Queen Elizabeth II accepts the " Honours of Scotland" (the Scottish Crown Jewels) at the National Service of Thanksgiving and Dedication at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, June 24, 1953

Background image24th Collection: Empire Day - May 24th, 1909

Empire Day - May 24th, 1909
One King. One Fleet. One Flag. One Empire. Celebration postcard to commemorate Empire Day - May 24th, 1909. Members of the British Empire celebrate beneath a statue of Queen Victoria above a

Background image24th Collection: Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester

Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester
The Duke of York pays a visit to the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester - 24th November 1921. The homes provided accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse. Date: 1921

Background image24th Collection: Queen Charlottes Ball 1939

Queen Charlottes Ball 1939
Debutantes curtsy as H.H Princess Helena Victoria cuts a giant birthday cake at Queen Charlottes Ball at Grosvenor House. The ball was one of the most important dates in the social calendar

Background image24th Collection: Atomic bomb explosion

Atomic bomb explosion

Background image24th Collection: Apollo 16 lunar rover, artwork

Apollo 16 lunar rover, artwork
Apollo 16 lunar rover. Artwork of the US astronaut John Watts Young (born 1930) driving a lunar rover on a performance test run on the Moons surface

Background image24th Collection: Royal wedding at Balcombe, Sussex

Royal wedding at Balcombe, Sussex
The general interest in the wedding of Lady May Cambridge and Captain Henry Abel Smith, Royal Horse Guards, in the little village church of Balcombe

Background image24th Collection: Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk. III - head-on view

Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk. III - head-on view
Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk.III. The prominent Boulton-Paul mid-upper turret can be clearly seen - head-on view from the photographers favourite Handley Page Hampden mount - 24th

Background image24th Collection: A Trinity House Lightship on a stormy night, early 20th cent

A Trinity House Lightship on a stormy night, early 20th cent
Illustration of a lightship on a stormy night, from The Sphere, 24th November 1913

Background image24th Collection: Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
The Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, unveiled and dedicated by Field-Marshal Lord Plumer, 24 July 1927 Date: 1927

Background image24th Collection: Winners of the 24th RAC Tourist Trophy Race at Goodwood

Winners of the 24th RAC Tourist Trophy Race at Goodwood (left to right): C Shelby, Stirling Moss, R Salvadori and D Brown driving an Aston Martin. Date: 1959

Background image24th Collection: Mr and Mrs Evelyn Waugh

Mr and Mrs Evelyn Waugh at the Tropical party on board the Friendship

Background image24th Collection: Marriage proposal

Marriage proposal
Engraving showing a young man on his knees kissing a young womans hand, possibly during a marriage proposal. The image originally accompanied a story called Blind Love in the ILN, by Wilkie Collins

Background image24th Collection: Second Italian War of Independence. Battle of

Second Italian War of Independence. Battle of Solferino (24th June 1859). Attack of the French over Solferino. Litography

Background image24th Collection: Programme for Exeter Hall, London, 1852

Programme for Exeter Hall, London, 1852
Concert given by the new Philharmonic Society, including performances by Silas, Sivori and Piatti. Date: 24th March 1852

Background image24th Collection: Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium

Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium
At Christmas 1914, over the 24th/25th December, a truce was held here between the 1st Battalion the Warwickshire Regiment and the 7th Bavarians in which Bruce Bairnsfaher took part

Background image24th Collection: Wooden portrait dummy of Tutankhamun

Wooden portrait dummy of Tutankhamun
Cover of the Illustrated London News, 24th February 1923, featuring a life-size wooden portrait dummy of Tutankhamun believed to have been used for robing purposes

Background image24th Collection: Prince Albert and Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Marriage Certificate

Prince Albert and Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Marriage Certificate
The Marriage Certificate for the wedding of Prince Albert, Duke of York (1895-1952) (later King George VI) to Elizabeth Bowes Lyon (1900-2002) (later Elizabeth)

Background image24th Collection: Avro York C Mk. II prototype LV626

Avro York C Mk. II prototype LV626
The sole Avro York C Mk.II prototype LV626, converted from the 1st prototype York, fitted with Bristol Hercules radial engines and the central auxiliary fin, as fitted to production Yorks

Background image24th Collection: Garter Point Ypres Belgium 24th October 1917 WW1

Garter Point Ypres Belgium 24th October 1917 WW1

Background image24th Collection: Dead soldiers outside bunker, Garter Point near

Dead soldiers outside bunker, Garter Point near Ypres, Belgium, 24th Oct 1917

Background image24th Collection: King Edward VII arriving at Ramsey Pier, Isle of Man, 1901

King Edward VII arriving at Ramsey Pier, Isle of Man, 1901
King Edward VII arriving at Ramsey Pier, Isle of Man, on 24th August 1902. Date: 1902

Background image24th Collection: The 24th South Wales Borderers by Walter Richards

The 24th South Wales Borderers by Walter Richards
Her Majesty's Army by Walter Richards, The 24th South Wales Borderers Date: 1888

Background image24th Collection: Spanish Civil War 10 Demands Of Youth Presented

Spanish Civil War 10 Demands Of Youth Presented
spanish, civil, war, 10, demands, of, youth, presented, by, santiago, carrillo, general, secretary, the, juventudes, socialistas, unificadas, during, an, act, held, on, 24th, june, in, valencia

Background image24th Collection: SPAIN. Belchite. Sapin. Civil War (1936-1939)

SPAIN. Belchite. Sapin. Civil War (1936-1939). Ruins of Belchite, town where the battle of Belchite took place (24th August-6th September 1937)

Background image24th Collection: Poster advertising the 24th Royal Austrian charity lottery in 1912, 1912 (colour litho)

Poster advertising the 24th Royal Austrian charity lottery in 1912, 1912 (colour litho)
1197712 Poster advertising the 24th Royal Austrian charity lottery in 1912, 1912 (colour litho) by Krenek, Carl (1880-1948); 63x48 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Krenek)

Background image24th Collection: Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c. 1890s

Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c. 1890s
Vintage 19th century photograph: the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York, c.1890s. The Fifth Avenue Hotel was a luxury hotel located at 200 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

Background image24th Collection: Feldmans 24th Song Annual - George Robey

Feldmans 24th Song Annual - George Robey
Feldmans 24th Song Annual with Tonic Sol-fa setting. George Robey featured with his hit Shurr-up. circa 1910

Background image24th Collection: Zetten Liberation Monument, Holland

Zetten Liberation Monument, Holland
This impressive Monument, designed by G. Berns, was inaugurated on 24th September 1984. It takes the form of a symbolic dugout representing the many civilians

Background image24th Collection: Champions Old and New - Ted Ray & James Braid

Champions Old and New - Ted Ray & James Braid
Golf champions Ted Ray and James Braid congratulating winner Percy Allis and runner-up James Adams after the News of the World golf tournament at Stoke Poges 24th September 1937

Background image24th Collection: Sphere special supplement for Empire Day

Sphere special supplement for Empire Day
Cover of The Sphere magazines special supplement for Empire Day, instigated by the Earl of Meath and celebrated on Queen Victorias birthday, May 24th each year

Background image24th Collection: Edward, Prince of Wales from a sketch by John St. Helier Lan

Edward, Prince of Wales from a sketch by John St. Helier Lan
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales from a study made by John St. Helier Lander for a full-length portrait published in the Illustrated London News at a later date

Background image24th Collection: Princess Elizabeth as a bridesmaid

Princess Elizabeth as a bridesmaid
Lady May Cambridge (Princess May of Teck), with her bridesmaid Princess Elizabeth of York, later Queen Elizabeth II. On 24th October 1931, Lady May, Prince Leopolds granddaughter



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"24th: A Journey Through Time and Triumphs" Step back in time to the 24th of various significant moments that shaped history. From the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout, where brave individuals fought for their right to roam freely on the land, to the iconic Earthrise photograph capturing our planet's beauty from space. Delve into artistry with David Wright's mesmerizing artwork "Inconstant, " a reflection of life's ever-changing nature. Celebrate West Brom Football Team's triumphs as they etch their name in sporting history. Experience the thrill of adventure through an International Air Rally Poster, igniting wanderlust within all who gaze upon it. Immerse yourself in the dramatic scene of The Zulu War Battle at Isandula (Isandhlwana), where bravery clashed against adversity. Indulge in luxury with Golden Arrow Pullman advertisement, transporting you to an era defined by elegance and sophistication. Witness Victor Hicks' Stylish Horse Race, capturing both speed and grace intertwined on a racetrack. Celebrate courage and resilience with Coveracks new lifeboat launch in 1954, symbolizing hope amidst turbulent times. Honor female munitions workers through Fortunio Matania's poignant portrayal, showcasing their vital contribution during times of conflict. Marvel at R. M. S Queen Mary leaving Clydebank in March 1936; witness her grandeur as she embarks on a journey across vast oceans. Explore mysteries beyond our comprehension with UFO sightings and tales of abductions like those experienced by Allagash residents. The 24th encapsulates historical milestones that have shaped our world – from acts of defiance to artistic masterpieces; from triumphs on fields to heroic battles fought; from luxurious escapades to extraordinary encounters beyond our realm. Join us as we unravel these captivating stories woven into this remarkable day throughout history.