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Preparation Collection

Background imagePreparation Collection: Reloading the guns of a Hurricane Fighter of Burma squadron

Reloading the guns of a Hurricane Fighter of Burma squadron. The Hurricane Fighter Squadron adopted by Burma is the famous No 257 squadron

Background imagePreparation Collection: Bristol Beaufighter night fighter crews of No. 600 Squadron RAF

Bristol Beaufighter night fighter crews of No. 600 Squadron RAF, resting in their crew hut at Colerne, Wiltshire before taking off on patrol

Background imagePreparation Collection: Royal Air Force night fighter pilots wear darkened goggles in the rest hut so that their

Royal Air Force night fighter pilots wear darkened goggles in the rest hut so that their eyes will be already adjusted when they go in to the darkness outside

Background imagePreparation Collection: Racing driver Pat Moss (left) and her navigator Ann Wisdom

Racing driver Pat Moss (left) and her navigator Ann Wisdom, study their map in Blackpool prior to the latest RAC rally race in the Ladies European Championships. 23rd November 1960

Background imagePreparation Collection: Old Trafford groundsman, Bert Flack, feels the test wicket after rolling it in

Old Trafford groundsman, Bert Flack, feels the test wicket after rolling it in preparation for next Thursdays test. July 1961 P005774

Background imagePreparation Collection: Men of the British Army Royal Artillery regiment and women of the Auxiliary Territorial

Men of the British Army Royal Artillery regiment and women of the Auxiliary Territorial service (ATS), cooks in the first mixed " Ack-Ack" Battery in the North West region of England

Background imagePreparation Collection: A strongly fortified position somewhere along the East Coast of England during

A strongly fortified position somewhere along the East Coast of England during the Second World War. It is the duty of these gunners practicing here

Background imagePreparation Collection: A British armoured brigade on the move in Britain during the Second World War

A British armoured brigade on the move in Britain during the Second World War. Picture shows tank men enjoy a break and a cup of tea after unloading their Sherman tanks onto a train. 20th April 1944

Background imagePreparation Collection: A special series of photographs taken to illustrate the preparedness of the Home Guards

A special series of photographs taken to illustrate the preparedness of the Home Guards. They were all taken in the Dover and Folkestone area

Background imagePreparation Collection: FA Secretary Denis Follows pictured with World Cup Willie

FA Secretary Denis Follows pictured with World Cup Willie, official mascot for the 1966 World Cup tournament in England, outside the FA headquarters. 19th October 1965

Background imagePreparation Collection: World Cup headquarters at White City, London in preparation for the upcoming football

World Cup headquarters at White City, London in preparation for the upcoming football tournament. Staff checking some of the applications for the World Cup matches and sending out receipts

Background imagePreparation Collection: Former England footballer Johnny Haynes pictured with World Cup Willie

Former England footballer Johnny Haynes pictured with World Cup Willie, official mascot for the 1966 World Cup tournament in England

Background imagePreparation Collection: FA Secretary Mr Denis Follows looking at greeting sign in Liverpool ahead of the 1966

FA Secretary Mr Denis Follows looking at greeting sign in Liverpool ahead of the 1966 World Cup tournament. January 1966

Background imagePreparation Collection: This is the doggy equivalent of fillet of steak-horsemeat

This is the doggy equivalent of fillet of steak-horsemeat, lovingly prepared by a dogs best friend, Sidney Postgate. at Cleveland Park Stadium in Middlesbrough. 27th February 1981

Background imagePreparation Collection: Preparing one of the set pieces for saturdays show at Small Heath are Mr Harold Rafferty

Preparing one of the set pieces for saturdays show at Small Heath are Mr Harold Rafferty, Mr Albert Jeffries and Mr Jim Dalgleish, Park Superintendent. Birmingham, West Midlands, 4th November 1967

Background imagePreparation Collection: 1935 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. Sheffield Wednesday v West Bromwich Albion

1935 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. Sheffield Wednesday v West Bromwich Albion. Cup final teams visit the stadium. Wednesday manager Billy Walker taking his players over the pitch. 26th April 1935

Background imagePreparation Collection: Members of the West Bromwich Albion football team visiting Wembley Stadium the day before

Members of the West Bromwich Albion football team visiting Wembley Stadium the day before their FA Cup Final match against Sheffield Wednesday

Background imagePreparation Collection: England footballer Jimmy Greaves relaxes with a game of cricket the day the World Cup

England footballer Jimmy Greaves relaxes with a game of cricket the day the World Cup Final against West Germany. 29th July 1966

Background imagePreparation Collection: England footballer Alan Ball relaxes with a game of cricket the day before taking part in

England footballer Alan Ball relaxes with a game of cricket the day before taking part in the World Cup Final against West Germany. 29th July 1966

Background imagePreparation Collection: England footballers Nobby Stiles and Jimmy Greaves relax with a game of cricket the day

England footballers Nobby Stiles and Jimmy Greaves relax with a game of cricket the day before the World Cup Final against West Germany. 29th July 1966. The players enjoy a game of cricket

Background imagePreparation Collection: England footballer Bobby Charlton relaxes with a game of cricket the day before taking

England footballer Bobby Charlton relaxes with a game of cricket the day before taking part in the World Cup Final against West Germany. 29th July 1966

Background imagePreparation Collection: 1966 World Cup Tournament in England. With a kick and header

1966 World Cup Tournament in England. With a kick and header, Minister of Sport Dennis Howell opens the World Cup Information and Travel Centre at Reed House in readiness for the tournament

Background imagePreparation Collection: Scaffolders at Highbury having a quick round during their lunch break

Scaffolders at Highbury having a quick round during their lunch break. May 20th, 1966. Highbury hosted one of the most important fights ever held in Britain on May 21

Background imagePreparation Collection: Sir Stanley Matthews pictured before his testimonial at Stoke Citys Victoria Ground

Sir Stanley Matthews pictured before his testimonial at Stoke Citys Victoria Ground. Ferenc Puskas (left) and Alfredo di Stefano (right)

Background imagePreparation Collection: Mobile butcher Jack Howe in conjunction with a cleaner food campaign has set up a

Mobile butcher Jack Howe in conjunction with a cleaner food campaign has set up a travelling van selling meat and vegetables

Background imagePreparation Collection: Members of the Fulham football team clearing the snow from their pitch before their FA

Members of the Fulham football team clearing the snow from their pitch before their FA Cup match against Bury in January 1939

Background imagePreparation Collection: Racing drivers Pat Moss and Ann Wisdom aged 21, study their map on the promenade in

Racing drivers Pat Moss and Ann Wisdom aged 21, study their map on the promenade in Blackpool, the day before for the start of the RAC Rally, 6th March 1956

Background imagePreparation Collection: Honda TT Motorcycle Camp. 29th June 1965

Honda TT Motorcycle Camp. 29th June 1965

Background imagePreparation Collection: Loading the Ford Zodiac estate car, in which he will compete in the Monte Carlo rally

Loading the Ford Zodiac estate car, in which he will compete in the Monte Carlo rally, with special chained wheels for the Arctic conditions expected are Mr. C.A

Background imagePreparation Collection: French housewife Mrs Maria Quaranta in the kitchen. April 1975 75-2072-011

French housewife Mrs Maria Quaranta in the kitchen. April 1975 75-2072-011

Background imagePreparation Collection: Racing drivers pat Moss and Ann Wisdom aged 21, study their map on the promenade in

Racing drivers pat Moss and Ann Wisdom aged 21, study their map on the promenade in Blackpool, the day before for the start of the RAC rally. 6th March 1956

Background imagePreparation Collection: Nat sellars bandaging Vince Hawkins. November 1946 P009909

Nat sellars bandaging Vince Hawkins. November 1946 P009909

Background imagePreparation Collection: Bombed out of their convent, the Sisters of St. Anne

Bombed out of their convent, the Sisters of St. Anne, with members of the Friends Ambulance unit, give sanctuary to homeless women and children at a rest centre in Surrey Square, south east London

Background imagePreparation Collection: Woman butcher seen here at work. 1954

Woman butcher seen here at work. 1954

Background imagePreparation Collection: Pickle Packers: Pickle packers placing onions in jars. 1954 A156-004

Pickle Packers: Pickle packers placing onions in jars. 1954 A156-004

Background imagePreparation Collection: Woman butcher seen here at work. 1954

Woman butcher seen here at work. 1954

Background imagePreparation Collection: Pickle Packers: Pickle packers placing onions in jars. 1954 A156-003

Pickle Packers: Pickle packers placing onions in jars. 1954 A156-003

Background imagePreparation Collection: Women weaving the carpet far westminster Abbey and the coronation. March 1953 D1554-004

Women weaving the carpet far westminster Abbey and the coronation. March 1953 D1554-004

Background imagePreparation Collection: Pieces of lamb September 1998 Mitchells restaurant bar in Glasgow

Pieces of lamb September 1998 Mitchells restaurant bar in Glasgow

Background imagePreparation Collection: Nick Nairn celebrity chef circa 1998

Nick Nairn celebrity chef circa 1998

Background imagePreparation Collection: Caprice having her hair and make up done at the Littlewoods Fashion Show With rollers in

Caprice having her hair and make up done at the Littlewoods Fashion Show With rollers in her hair circa 1997



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