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Background imageDesigned Collection: Poster, Wengernalp Jungfrau Railway, Switzerland

Poster, Wengernalp Jungfrau Railway, Switzerland
Poster advertising the Wengernalp Jungfrau Railway, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, designed by Francois Gos. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageDesigned Collection: Senate House London

Senate House London
The Senate House, University of London, was designed by the architect Charles Holden in 1932. Some say it owes its lines to the USA skyscraper, others to European Modernism. Date: 1950s

Background imageDesigned Collection: First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley

First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley
Reputedly the first Christmas card, this was designed by Horsley in 1843, and a coloured version sent out by Sir Henry Cole in 1846

Background imageDesigned Collection: Royal Holloway College

Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey, was one of the first womens colleges in England, when it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1886. Designed by W.H. Crossland for T. Holloway

Background imageDesigned Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Holloway Brooch

Suffragette W. S. P. U Holloway Brooch
The Holloway Brooch, designed by Sylvia Pankhurst, for presentation to W.S.P.U released prisoners. It depicts the portcullis symbol of the House of Commons with chains and broad arrows in purple

Background imageDesigned Collection: Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries

Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries
A larger version of this uncommon pictorial poster map was originally published by the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board in 1933

Background imageDesigned Collection: Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station
Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, building began in 1933. It was the first of a series of very large electric generators set up in order to nationalize the grid

Background imageDesigned Collection: Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, west London, was the first suspension bridge over the River Thames. It was designed by noted civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Date: completed 1887

Background imageDesigned Collection: Churchill AVRE Tank in France; Second World War, 1944

Churchill AVRE Tank in France; Second World War, 1944
Photograph showing a Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers) tank moving up to the front, France, 1944. The Churchill AVRE tank was equipped with a Petard mortar

Background imageDesigned Collection: Imperial Hotel, Tokyo

Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
The IMPERIAL HOTEL, TOKYO : designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, built 1915-1922, survived 1923 earthquake, demolished 1967

Background imageDesigned Collection: Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London

Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London. Designed by Hidalgo Moya, Philip Powell and Felix Samuely, and fabricated by Painter Brothers of Hereford, England Date: 1951

Background imageDesigned Collection: The Mammoth Iron Steam-Ship Great Eastern

The Mammoth Iron Steam-Ship Great Eastern designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel Date: ca. 1873

Background imageDesigned Collection: Forth Bridge Construct

Forth Bridge Construct
The Forth Bridge during construction. Designed by Sir John Fowler (1817- 1898) and Sir Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) and constructed by Sir William Arrol (1839-1913)

Background imageDesigned Collection: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Background imageDesigned Collection: The Camden Turkish Baths, 11a Kentish Town Road, London

The Camden Turkish Baths, 11a Kentish Town Road, London
Board-mounted promotional poster for The Camden Turkish Baths, 11a Kentish Town Road, London - designed and erected under the personal superintendence of Mr. H. H. Bridgeman ARIBA Arch

Background imageDesigned Collection: Canberra: the swimming-pool

Canberra: the swimming-pool
Colour illustration depicting the swimming pool of P&Os super-liner Canberra. Designed by architects Casson and Rendle, the pool was of white mosaic and set within tiers of sunbathing terraces

Background imageDesigned Collection: Reichstags Dome by Norman Foster (b. 1935). Berlin. Germany

Reichstags Dome by Norman Foster (b. 1935). Berlin. Germany
Dome of the Reichstag, seat of the German Parliament, designed by Norman Foster (b.1935). Interior. Berlin. Germany

Background imageDesigned Collection: WW2 poster, Don t be fuel-ish

WW2 poster, Don t be fuel-ish
WW2 poster, The worker who left the lights on -- Don t be fuel-ish. Wasted electricity means less fuel to make the weapons we need for victory

Background imageDesigned Collection: ILN Royal Wedding Number November 1947 by Terence Cuneo

ILN Royal Wedding Number November 1947 by Terence Cuneo

Background imageDesigned Collection: Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire

Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire
Aerial view of Congleton Union workhouse at Arclid, Sandbach, Cheshire. The building, erected in 1844-5, was designed by Henry Bowman. It later became Arclid Hospital

Background imageDesigned Collection: Miles Sparrowhawk

Miles Sparrowhawk
A clean-lined single-seater aircraft designed for racing and other sporting uses : it can reach 290 km/h

Background imageDesigned Collection: Dublin / Rotunda Hospital

Dublin / Rotunda Hospital
Originally known as The Dublin Lying-In Hospital founded in 1745 by Bartholomew Mosse (designed by James Gandon)

Background imageDesigned Collection: Maesycrugiau Manor

Maesycrugiau Manor, Carmarthen, Wales with its balustraded terrace, designed by Arnold Mitchell

Background imageDesigned Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Ribbon Badge

Suffragette W. S. P. U Ribbon Badge
Suffragette badge in purple, white and green grosgrain ribbon, with Votes for Women woven into the middle white section. Issued by the Womens Social & Political Union

Background imageDesigned Collection: Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner

Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner. Pro-Suffrage Viewpoint, showing suffragettes carrying a banner. Based on an actual banner

Background imageDesigned Collection: Leamington Spa Pump Room

Leamington Spa Pump Room
The Royal Pump Room and Baths, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, were designed and built by C.S. Smith of Warwick and were opened in July 1814. Date: opened 1814

Background imageDesigned Collection: Millau Bridge France

Millau Bridge France

Background imageDesigned Collection: MUSIC ROOM / 1933

MUSIC ROOM / 1933
A colourful music room designed by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell

Background imageDesigned Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
The Newport Pagnell Union workhouse was erected in 1836 at the junction of London Road and North Crawley Road. It later became Renny Lodge Hospital

Background imageDesigned Collection: Lady Golfers Outfit

Lady Golfers Outfit
What every lady golfer should have worn in 1924: an outfit designed by Madeleine Vionnet

Background imageDesigned Collection: Newcastle / Swing Bridge

Newcastle / Swing Bridge
The opening of the new swing bridge at Newcastle-on-Tyne on June 15th 1876. The bridge was designed by William Armstrong

Background imageDesigned Collection: Kings Cross Station / 1895

Kings Cross Station / 1895
A view of the platforms at the terminus for the Great Northern Railway, designed by the architect Lewis Cubitt, built in 1851-52

Background imageDesigned Collection: Goubet Submarine / 1885

Goubet Submarine / 1885
Designed by Claude Goubet in 1885: the first electrically powered submarine. Seen here being used by the Russian Navy

Background imageDesigned Collection: Stowe House C18Th

Stowe House C18Th
Sir Richard Temples House at Stowe, designed by William Cleere & begun in 1676. This view dates from a later period when many improvements have been made. Now Stowe School

Background imageDesigned Collection: Public Drying Ground

Public Drying Ground
The only public laundry Drying Ground in Scotland, on Glasgow Green. Behind is the John Templeton carpet factory, designed after the Doges Palace, Venice

Background imageDesigned Collection: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed
A view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - pictured shortly after construction had finished. The bridge was designed and built by Dorman Long and Co Ltd

Background imageDesigned Collection: Ladies by Sea / France / Fem

Ladies by Sea / France / Fem
A dress and coat set designed along the same lines with interesting angular panels and button detailing designed by Chantal

Background imageDesigned Collection: The Paragon Blackheath

The Paragon Blackheath. Designed by Michael Searles for John Cator, built between 1795 and 1806

Background imageDesigned Collection: England / Leasowes

England / Leasowes
THE LEASOWES, near Halesowen, Shropshire; the garden designed by the poet Shenstone, much admired by connoisseurs

Background imageDesigned Collection: Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate

Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate
View of the Drawing Room at Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset, the home of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet. Hardy designed the house

Background imageDesigned Collection: Stepney Union Workhouse

Stepney Union Workhouse
The Stepney Union workhouse on St Leonards Street, Bromley-by-Bow opened in 1873 and was designed by Henry Jarvis. After the Second Word War

Background imageDesigned Collection: Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Birkenhead Union workhouse viewed from Church Road, Higher Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire. A group of children stand in the foreground, with the workhouse infirmary behind them

Background imageDesigned Collection: Douglas Dakota picking up a glider, Normandy; Second World W

Douglas Dakota picking up a glider, Normandy; Second World W
Illustration showing a Douglas Dakota, C-47 Skytrain, swooping down with a hook trailing to pick up a Waco glider, Normandy, France, 1944

Background imageDesigned Collection: Anna May Wong / Bystander

Anna May Wong / Bystander
ANNA MAY WONG Chinese American actress, pictured on a suitably Orientally designed cover of The Bystander magazine, 1929

Background imageDesigned Collection: M. I. T. Calculator 1930S

M. I. T. Calculator 1930S
The Differential Analyser calculating machine designed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Background imageDesigned Collection: Southampton Civic Centre

Southampton Civic Centre
The magnificent Civic Centre building, Southampton, Hampshire, the first civic centre in Britain. Designed by E. Berry Webber. Foundation stone was laid in 1930

Background imageDesigned Collection: Shackletons Sled-Car

Shackletons Sled-Car
In his attempt on the South Pole, Shackleton plans to use this specially designed automobile, rather then dogs, to haul his supplies

Background imageDesigned Collection: Bristol Brabazon

Bristol Brabazon
Designed to fly non-stop London-NY, the Bristol 167 is the largest civil aircraft in the air - wingspan 70m, length 54m. It fails for economic not technical reasons



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"Designed to Inspire: A Journey through Iconic Creations" The First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley - a timeless design that sparked the tradition of sending holiday greetings. Poster, Wengernalp Jungfrau Railway, Switzerland - an exquisite example of how design can transport us to breathtaking destinations. Battersea Power Station - an architectural marvel that seamlessly blends form and function, captivating generations with its iconic silhouette. Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London - a symbol of post-war optimism and innovative design that showcased the nation's creativity. Hammersmith Bridge - an elegant structure standing as a testament to engineering brilliance and aesthetic beauty. Suffragette W. S. P. U Holloway Brooch - a powerful emblem representing women's fight for equality through thoughtful design elements. Churchill AVRE Tank in France; Second World War, 1944 - showcasing how even military machinery can be designed with precision and purpose. Forth Bridge Construct - an engineering masterpiece spanning over the Firth of Forth in Scotland, demonstrating human ingenuity at its finest. Imperial Hotel, Tokyo – blending traditional Japanese architecture with Western influences to create a harmonious space where East meets West. Royal Holloway College – an enchanting Victorian Gothic building inspiring generations of scholars with its grandeur and elegance. Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, Las Vegas, Nevada – an iconic neon landmark welcoming visitors into the vibrant world of entertainment.