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Bristol Collection

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Maternity Hospital, 1970s

Bristol Maternity Hospital, 1970s

Background imageBristol Collection: The Kingstonian, pictured here at the Quay Head (now Cascade Steps

The Kingstonian, pictured here at the Quay Head (now Cascade Steps) offered trips up river to Beeses Tea Gardens and Hanham and Keynsham locks throughout the 1950s and 60s

Background imageBristol Collection: Illuminated crown on The Centre, Bristol, to celebrate coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Illuminated crown on The Centre, Bristol, to celebrate coronation of Queen Elizabeth II June 1953

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Old Market about 1908 - showing trams and the Empire Theatre

Bristol Old Market about 1908 - showing trams and the Empire Theatre

Background imageBristol Collection: A delayed action photo taken on Gloucester Road, Bristol during the blackouts caused by

A delayed action photo taken on Gloucester Road, Bristol during the blackouts caused by the three day week during the miners dispute of 1974

Background imageBristol Collection: Hotwell Road, Bristol, Circa 1901

Hotwell Road, Bristol, Circa 1901

Background imageBristol Collection: Volunteers from the Friends of Bristol Horses Society ( now HorseWorld

Volunteers from the Friends of Bristol Horses Society ( now HorseWorld) collecting for the charity on a flag day in the 1950

Background imageBristol Collection: Princess Elizabeth (soon to be Queen) paying an official visit to Wills

Princess Elizabeth (soon to be Queen) paying an official visit to Wills tobacco factory in Bedminster, Bristol in 1950

Background imageBristol Collection: Maggs and Co department Store on Queen Road, Bristol Circa 1950

Maggs and Co department Store on Queen Road, Bristol Circa 1950

Background imageBristol Collection: HM The Queen Elizabeth visits Bristol. 1985 HM the Queen

HM The Queen Elizabeth visits Bristol. 1985 HM the Queen, performed the official opening ceremony of the Maritime Heritage Centre. 26th July 1985

Background imageBristol Collection: A picturesque, but long gone, corner of old Bristol, this photo shows Steep Street in

A picturesque, but long gone, corner of old Bristol, this photo shows Steep Street in the 1850s

Background imageBristol Collection: German U boat that was captured and shown off in Bristol city docks in 1918 1st December

German U boat that was captured and shown off in Bristol city docks in 1918 1st December 1918

Background imageBristol Collection: Little one-yr-old, Georgina Rumph, likes to be in the swim

Little one-yr-old, Georgina Rumph, likes to be in the swim. In fact she just loves a tub with some-water in it. However, a showers another thing

Background imageBristol Collection: Anglo - French Concorde 002 takes off for its maiden flight from Filton, Bristol

Anglo - French Concorde 002 takes off for its maiden flight from Filton, Bristol. Concorde was manufactured at Filton. Concorde would later go into commercial service from 1976 to 2003

Background imageBristol Collection: Statue of Edward Colston, English Slave Trader, merchant

Statue of Edward Colston, English Slave Trader, merchant, philanthropist and Conservative Member of Parliament, erected in The Centre in Bristol, England, created by sculptor John Cassidy (1895)

Background imageBristol Collection: Schoolgirls from Colstons Girls School in Bristol celebrate Colston Day with a

Schoolgirls from Colstons Girls School in Bristol celebrate Colston Day with a traditional Colston bun, also known as MV Day

Background imageBristol Collection: Kitchen workers in the West of England Aeroplane Works. Chefs around a large tub

Kitchen workers in the West of England Aeroplane Works. Chefs around a large tub of Tomato Soup. 2, 400 meals a day are made for the workers

Background imageBristol Collection: Damage to a childrens hospital. (Name not known) Bristol, during World War Two

Damage to a childrens hospital. (Name not known) Bristol, during World War Two. Somerset and Avon area. Though we cannot confirm the name of the hospital

Background imageBristol Collection: Queue of people waiting for tram on Old Market Street, Bristol

Queue of people waiting for tram on Old Market Street, Bristol, with dome of The Central Hall visible in background, Circa 1910

Background imageBristol Collection: Tram passes St. Georges School, Bristol, Circa 1900

Tram passes St. Georges School, Bristol, Circa 1900

Background imageBristol Collection: Methodist Central Hall, Old Market Street, Bristol, Circa 1920

Methodist Central Hall, Old Market Street, Bristol, Circa 1920

Background imageBristol Collection: Sandy Park, Brislington, Bristol, Circa 1900

Sandy Park, Brislington, Bristol, Circa 1900

Background imageBristol Collection: The Tram Depot, Sandy Park, Brislington, Bristol, Circa 1900

The Tram Depot, Sandy Park, Brislington, Bristol, Circa 1900

Background imageBristol Collection: Wine Street, Bristol, Circa 1920, Police Officer can be seen directing traffic

Wine Street, Bristol, Circa 1920, Police Officer can be seen directing traffic and crossroads near F K Lewis & Co Tailors

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol City Centre with CWS Building in background, Circa 1930

Bristol City Centre with CWS Building in background, Circa 1930

Background imageBristol Collection: Peter Street, Bristol, also known as Little Peter Street, Circa 1890s

Peter Street, Bristol, also known as Little Peter Street, Circa 1890s

Background imageBristol Collection: Corn Street, Bristol, with a view of dome of Church of All Saints in background

Corn Street, Bristol, with a view of dome of Church of All Saints in background, Circa 1910

Background imageBristol Collection: Aerial view of Pennywell Road, Bristol, 1928

Aerial view of Pennywell Road, Bristol, 1928

Background imageBristol Collection: The Three Lamps junction at Totterdown, Bristol, Circa 1920

The Three Lamps junction at Totterdown, Bristol, Circa 1920

Background imageBristol Collection: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Lockleaze School (Wheatsheaf Club), Bristol

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Lockleaze School (Wheatsheaf Club), Bristol. 29th October 1959

Background imageBristol Collection: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visits Hillfields, Bristol

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visits Hillfields, Bristol. Pictured, guides waiting to see the Duke of Edinburgh. 6th November 1953

Background imageBristol Collection: The filming of The Young Ones on location at Codrington Road, Bristol. August 1982

The filming of The Young Ones on location at Codrington Road, Bristol. August 1982

Background imageBristol Collection: The cast of The Young Ones filming on location at Codrington Road, Bristol

The cast of The Young Ones filming on location at Codrington Road, Bristol. Pictured, Adrian Edmondson as Vyvyan. August 1982

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Bridge in 1940, bomb damage in Victoria Street next to George

Bristol Bridge in 1940, bomb damage in Victoria Street next to Georges Brewery Bristol Blitz Between 24 November 1940 and 11 April 1941 there were six major bombing raids on Bristol

Background imageBristol Collection: School children photographed in the village of Brislington, 1910s

School children photographed in the village of Brislington, 1910s

Background imageBristol Collection: Dads Army, the Home Guard, in Bristol and Somerset between 1940 and 1942

Dads Army, the Home Guard, in Bristol and Somerset between 1940 and 1942

Background imageBristol Collection: Brislington, in the days when it was regarded as one of the prettiest villages in

Brislington, in the days when it was regarded as one of the prettiest villages in Somerset, Circa 1910

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Bridge in the 1960s, Fairfax House to the left, and the ruins of St Peter

Bristol Bridge in the 1960s, Fairfax House to the left, and the ruins of St Peters Church Circa 1965

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Times, The Globe Cinema, Lawrence Hill, 1932 Schoolchildren entering

Bristol Times, The Globe Cinema, Lawrence Hill, 1932 Schoolchildren entering the cinema

Background imageBristol Collection: Bristol Blitz War time pictures of destruction visited on the city by German bombers

Bristol Blitz War time pictures of destruction visited on the city by German bombers. 12th April 1941 Between 24 November 1940 and 11 April 1941 there were six major bombing raids on Bristol

Background imageBristol Collection: The SS Great Britain squeezes in to the Cumberland Basin Lock 5th July 1970

The SS Great Britain squeezes in to the Cumberland Basin Lock 5th July 1970

Background imageBristol Collection: The pitch at Eastville Stadium, Bristol, completely flooded in 1974

The pitch at Eastville Stadium, Bristol, completely flooded in 1974

Background imageBristol Collection: Football, the crowd at Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United FA Cup 6th round replay

Football, the crowd at Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United FA Cup 6th round replay, 28th February 1951. It was estimated that 100, 000 people descended on Eastville to snap up 30, 000 tickets

Background imageBristol Collection: SS Great Britain project director Commander Joe Blake, Circa 1972

SS Great Britain project director Commander Joe Blake, Circa 1972

Background imageBristol Collection: The Bristol University pedal car race at Hengrove Park in 1967

The Bristol University pedal car race at Hengrove Park in 1967

Background imageBristol Collection: Easton Road, Bristol the morning after a large air raid on the city

Easton Road, Bristol the morning after a large air raid on the city. The bus in the foreground was from the Lawrence Hill depot and was destroyed by a bomb. Victor T

Background imageBristol Collection: An aerial view showing the St Mary Le Port area of Bristol before the Blitz Circa June

An aerial view showing the St Mary Le Port area of Bristol before the Blitz Circa June 1939

Background imageBristol Collection: Its a Knockout with legendary host Eddie Waring, staged as part of the Bristol 600

Its a Knockout with legendary host Eddie Waring, staged as part of the Bristol 600 Exhibition on the Downs in 1973



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