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Flashback to 1912 – rare photos of life as it was

by | 8th, May 2012

FLASHBACK to 1912:

The Arts – Dance – Ballet – 1912

Famous Russian Ballerina Anna Pavlova dancing with Ivan Novikoff.

Mrs Wilcock, driving off the tee.

Royalty – Wilhelm II and Archduke Franz Ferdinand on a hunt


Royalty – Queen Mary at  the Tower of London.

Industry – Tin Plate Workers – Swansea – 1912

The triumphant Barnsley team pose with the FA Cup at Oakwell after their 1-0 replay victory over West Bromwich Albion: (front row, l-r) W Bartrop, Harry Tufnell, George Lillycrop, Paddy Travers, Jimmy Moore (second row, l-r) Robert Glendinning, reserve, Dicky Downs, goalkeeper Cooper, Archie Taylor, Phil Bratley, George Utley

Sam Hardy, Aston Villa goalkeeper

London Scenes – Christmas – Street Hawkers

Swimming – Stockholm Olympic Games 1912 – Women’s 4x100m Freestyle

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Lloyd George, arriving at the House of Parliament with the dispatch box

King George V having lunch in the jungle in Nepal during a tiger shoot. The King was staying in Nepal as a guest of the Nepalese King.

Sir Edward Carson (1854 – 1935). He led the Northern Irish Resistance to the British Government’s plans for Irish Home Rule. Pictured here with Captain Craig in Ulster.

Meares and Oates in the stable during their expedition with Captain Scott to the South Pole, c.1912.

Cricket – England – Players – 1912

1912: A mass of people attend a strike meeting at Tower Hill in London during the Great Transport Strike.

1912: A mass of people attend a strike meeting at Tower Hill in London during the Great Transport Strike.

F E Smith (also known as Lord Birkenhead) speaking at Blenheim Palace.

London Scenes – Christmas – Street Hawkers

A fire in Fleet Street and the rescue.



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