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Service Industry Collection

Background imageService Industry Collection: Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933

Galley, Zeppelin LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin, 1933. The Graf Zeppelin was the most successful airship ever built. Between its first flight in 1928 and retirement in 1937

Background imageService Industry Collection: Revelling with Harlots, plate III of A Rakes Progress, 1735

Revelling with Harlots, plate III of A Rakes Progress, 1735. Tom Rakewell and a companion consorting with harlots in a tavern

Background imageService Industry Collection: Sloppy Joes Bar, Havana, Cuba, 1951

Sloppy Joes Bar, Havana, Cuba, 1951. The world famous Sloppy Joes welcomed tourists for over four decades, and offered over 80 cocktails in addition to the bars own brand of 12 year old rum

Background imageService Industry Collection: Scenes in a laundry, 1884

Scenes in a laundry, 1884. The manageress and female workers are assisted by children

Background imageService Industry Collection: Shirt pressing at a commercial laundry in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 1965. Artist

Shirt pressing at a commercial laundry in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 1965. Artist
Shirt pressing at a commercial laundry in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 1965. Female workers using large industrial shirt presses

Background imageService Industry Collection: At the Cafe, c1877. Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

At the Cafe, c1877. Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
At the Cafe, c1877. Located in the Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Great Dining Hall, Windsor Hotel, said to be the finest in the World, Montreal, Canada, 1894

The Great Dining Hall, Windsor Hotel, said to be the finest in the World, Montreal, Canada, 1894. The Windsor Hotel opened in 1878, and counted some famous names among its guests

Background imageService Industry Collection: Scene in a Coffee House, 1788, (1944). Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Scene in a Coffee House, 1788, (1944). Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Scene in a Coffee House, 1788, (1944). Diners in booths at a London coffee house, with dogs begging, and the clock showing 8.30. From " The English At Table", by John Hampson

Background imageService Industry Collection: Laid table at the Bell Inn in Edmonton, 1878, (c1918). Creator: Randolph Caldecott

Laid table at the Bell Inn in Edmonton, 1878, (c1918). Creator: Randolph Caldecott
Laid table at the Bell Inn in Edmonton, 1878, (c1918). John Gilpins dinner set out for him, but his bolting horse prevents him from stopping

Background imageService Industry Collection: Dance, Song and Supper in Underground Halls of Pleasure, c1935. Artist: Sport & General

Dance, Song and Supper in Underground Halls of Pleasure, c1935. Artist: Sport & General
Dance, Song and Supper in Underground Halls of Pleasure, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume I, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageService Industry Collection: Student waiters, Westminster Technical Institute, London, 1914

Student waiters, Westminster Technical Institute, London, 1914
A goup of young people dressed as waiters working in the service room, supervised by a teacher, Westminster Technical Institute, London, 1914. Collecting meals form the service room

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Devil Reproving Sin, 1804

The Devil Reproving Sin, 1804. Three gentlemen sit smoking and drinking in one of the boxes of a tea-garden (White Conduit House?). A waiter on the right draws a cork from a bottle

Background imageService Industry Collection: A Sunday ordinary at Highgate, 1784

A Sunday ordinary at Highgate, 1784. A waiter serving a crowd of diners at a table, spilling gravy over one of them while his attention is distracted by a woman with her child on his other side;

Background imageService Industry Collection: A Chop House, 1781

A Chop House, 1781
Interior view of a chop house supposed to be Dollys Chop House, Paternoster Row, near the St Pauls Cathedral end of Ludgate Hill

Background imageService Industry Collection: The coffee room in the London Bridge Railway Terminus Hotel, Bermondsey, London, 1860

The coffee room in the London Bridge Railway Terminus Hotel, Bermondsey, London, 1860
Interior view of the coffee room in the London Bridge Railway Terminus Hotel, Bermondsey, London, 1860. The hotel, on the south side of the station

Background imageService Industry Collection: Celebration of the 13th anniversary of the City Steam Boat Company, Battersea, London, c1859

Celebration of the 13th anniversary of the City Steam Boat Company, Battersea, London, c1859. Captains, crews, and working staff commemorating the 13th anniversary of the CSBC the dry dock at

Background imageService Industry Collection: Summer amusement, possibly at White Conduit House, Islington, London, c1784

Summer amusement, possibly at White Conduit House, Islington, London, c1784. View of a tea garden showing people playing bat, trap and ball

Background imageService Industry Collection: Castle Tavern, Old Kent Road, London, c1830. Artist: George Scharf

Castle Tavern, Old Kent Road, London, c1830. Artist: George Scharf
View of the Castle Tavern, London, c1830. Also showing part of the yard belonging to Robert Atkins, timber merchant, on the Old Kent Road, Southwark

Background imageService Industry Collection: Bell Inn, Edgware Road, London, 1788. Artist: CA Prestel

Bell Inn, Edgware Road, London, 1788. Artist: CA Prestel
View of the Bell Inn on Edgware Road, London, 1788; with a horse drawn carriage in the foreground

Background imageService Industry Collection: Kings Head Public House, Pentonville. Islington, London, c1850

Kings Head Public House, Pentonville. Islington, London, c1850
View of the old Kings Head public house, next door to White Conduit House in Pentonville, Islington, London, c1850

Background imageService Industry Collection: Dedication to London Publicans, London, c1800

Dedication to London Publicans, London, c1800
Sir John Barleycorn - Miss Hop...; c1800. Scene showing a stout man crowned with barley and poppies and bound in a sheaf of barley, sitting on the grass, smoking a long pipe

Background imageService Industry Collection: George and Blue Boar Inn, Holborn, London, c1850

George and Blue Boar Inn, Holborn, London, c1850
View of the George and Blue Boar Inn, Holborn, London, c1850; with figures, carriages and horses feeding in the yard

Background imageService Industry Collection: Old Hats Tavern, (Uxbridge, Middlesex?), 1796. Artist: Isaac Cruikshank

Old Hats Tavern, (Uxbridge, Middlesex?), 1796. Artist: Isaac Cruikshank
A group of figures possibly outside the Old Hats Tavern, in Uxbridge, Middlesex, 1796. Uxbridge is now in the London borough of Hillingdon

Background imageService Industry Collection: The London al - ns taste, or pretty Sally of the chop-house, 1750

The London al - ns taste, or pretty Sally of the chop-house, 1750
The London al - ns taste, or pretty Sally of the chop-house ; a waitress hands a chop on a dish to an alderman on the left

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Politician, 1871. Artist: Jonathon Pratt

The Politician, 1871. Artist: Jonathon Pratt
The Politician, 1871. A cobbler, with a half mended boot in his lap, studying a paper held in one hand with a pipe in the other. Another paper lies on the bench beside him along with his work tools

Background imageService Industry Collection: Salisbury Square, London, c1830

Salisbury Square, London, c1830
A view of Salisbury Square, London, c1830, showing nos 45-46, Hims Hotel, later to become the Salisbury Hotel. Also showing are figures, horses, carriages and a lamppost

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Lord Mayors Dinner at Guildhall, London, 1829

The Lord Mayors Dinner at Guildhall, London, 1829; showing rows of tables and figures with staff working in the foreground. William Thompson was Lord Mayor in 1828-29

Background imageService Industry Collection: White Horse Inn, Fetter Lane, London, 1870. Artist: JT Wilson

White Horse Inn, Fetter Lane, London, 1870. Artist: JT Wilson
White Horse Inn, Fetter Lane, London, 1870. View of the White Horse Inn on Fetter Lane, with an open drain in the foreground, and a figure on horseback seen through the entrance

Background imageService Industry Collection: Fetter Lane, London, 1870. Artist: JT Wilson

Fetter Lane, London, 1870. Artist: JT Wilson
Fetter Lane, London, 1870. Front view of the White Horse Inn on Fetter Lane, with figures and horse drawn cart on the street

Background imageService Industry Collection: Cheapside, London, 1881

Cheapside, London, 1881
View of a fire at the corner of Cheapside and Bread Street, London, 1881; with the Fire Brigade in attendance

Background imageService Industry Collection: Select vestry comforts, 1828. Artist: Thomas Jones

Select vestry comforts, 1828. Artist: Thomas Jones
Select vestry comforts, 1828. Eight of the select vestry of St Paul s, Covent Garden dining in the vestry room. At the head of the table is the vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Dr George Richards

Background imageService Industry Collection: Bull and Mouth Street, London, 1806. Artist: Valentine Davis

Bull and Mouth Street, London, 1806. Artist: Valentine Davis
View of the yard at the Bull and Mouth Inn, St Martins le Grand, London, 1806. With carriages and figures

Background imageService Industry Collection: The aldermans dinner, 1775

The aldermans dinner, 1775. An obese alderman eats gluttonously; his slimmer companion, bent over a plate, evidently suffers from gout as his bandaged foot rests on a cushion

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Unfortunate Beau, 1772

The Unfortunate Beau, 1772; a maid takes out her mop to the great distress of a passing beau whose clothes are splattered

Background imageService Industry Collection: The City Tonsor, 1771

The City Tonsor, 1771. A corpulent man is holding three wigs on a stand; the one on the right is like that worn by macaronis

Background imageService Industry Collection: Old Goat and Compasses Inn, Marylebone Road, London, 1868. Artist: JT Wilson

Old Goat and Compasses Inn, Marylebone Road, London, 1868. Artist: JT Wilson
View of the Old Goat and Compasses Inn on Marylebone Road, London, 1868

Background imageService Industry Collection: Duck pond at St Marylebone, c1802

Duck pond at St Marylebone, c1802
View of the duck pond and part of the tea gardens, at St Marylebone, London, c1802. Also showing what might either be the Jews Harp Public House or the Queens Head and Artichoke Inn, St Marylebone

Background imageService Industry Collection: Brompton Road, Kensington, London, c1810. Artist: William Pickett

Brompton Road, Kensington, London, c1810. Artist: William Pickett
Vignette of an inn on the Brompton Road, Kensington, London, c1810

Background imageService Industry Collection: A Rakes Progress, 1735, plate III of VIII. Artist: William Hogarth

A Rakes Progress, 1735, plate III of VIII. Artist: William Hogarth
A Rakes Progress, 1735, plate III of VIII. Tom Rakewell is in the Rose Tavern, on Drury Lane, London, being relieved of his pocket watch by two women

Background imageService Industry Collection: A 1961 Austin Westminster in a car wash, Grimsby, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters

A 1961 Austin Westminster in a car wash, Grimsby, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters
A 1961 Austin Westminster in a car wash, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1965. An Austin A110 model Westminster in a car wash in Grimsby in 1965

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Duval Restaurant on the Quai de Billy, Paris, 1889

The Duval Restaurant on the Quai de Billy, Paris, 1889. A print from Figaro Exposition, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, Limited, 4 Stationers Hall Court, London, 1889

Background imageService Industry Collection: A coffee stall at Hyde Park Corner, London, 20th century

A coffee stall at Hyde Park Corner, London, 20th century. This coffee stall was pitched opposite St Georges Hospital just before ten o clock every night

Background imageService Industry Collection: The After-dinner Speech, 1908. Artist: Lance Thackeray

The After-dinner Speech, 1908. Artist: Lance Thackeray
The After-dinner Speech, 1908. From The Light Side of Egypt, 1908

Background imageService Industry Collection: The Gourmands, 1920-1930

The Gourmands, 1920-1930. Pochoir print

Background imageService Industry Collection: Grosvenor House Hotel, Charter Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1968

Grosvenor House Hotel, Charter Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1968. The hotel pictured soon after its opening

Background imageService Industry Collection: Dyers and cleaners shop front, 480 Fulwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, January 1967

Dyers and cleaners shop front, 480 Fulwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, January 1967. A typical mid 1960s shop front

Background imageService Industry Collection: Mk 1 BMC Austin 1800 outside a tyre fitting bay in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1969

Mk 1 BMC Austin 1800 outside a tyre fitting bay in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1969. The Austin 1800, (or ADO17 to give it its official name)

Background imageService Industry Collection: Mini van being washed in a car wash, Co-op garage, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 1965

Mini van being washed in a car wash, Co-op garage, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, 1965. An Austin Mini van from the North Lindsey Water Board stands in the car wash at the Co-op Garage in Scunthorpe in



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