Battersea Power Station AA98_05903
BATTERSEA POWER STATION, London. View from the north bank of the River Thames at night. It was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1937 and was the largest brick building in europe. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range 1955-1980.
HASTINGS, East Sussex. View of two women walking past a group of fishermen's stores ('net shops') during 1956. Eric de Mare.
Clink Wharf Ltd. AA98_05351
CLINK WHARF LIMITED, Clink Street, St Mary Overy's Dock, Southwark, London. The River Thames in London was lined with wharves into the 1950s. This created a townscape of massive warehouses and narrow streets. Photographed by Eric de Mare during the 1950s.
Crystal Palace entrance arcade AA98_06470
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, Greater London. Interior view showing the entrance arcade from the station below the Crystal Palace Parade. Photographed by Eric de Mare between 1945 and 1980.
Euston Arch AA98_05420
EUSTON ARCH, Euston Station, Euston Road, Camden Town, London. Traffic outside the Euston Arch. The arch was designed by Philip Hardwick in 1837 as part of a screen and portico around the station forecourt. It was demolished in 1963. Photographed in 1960 by Eric de Mare.
St Ia's Church, St Ives AA98_04734
ST IA'S CHURCH, St Ives, Cornwall. The east end of the early 15th-century church of St Ia, St Ives, seen from the harbour. A boat is pulled up in the foreground. Photographed by Eric de Mare between 1945 and 1980.
Durham Cathedral door knocker AA98_05177
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, Durham. The famous Sanctuary door knocker on the north door of Durham Cathedral. The north door dates from 1140. Photographed by Eric de Mare between 1945 and 1980.
Tees Transporter Bridge AA55_04344
TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, Middlesbrough, Cleveland. This transporter bridge is one of only four in Britain. Built in 1911, a moveable platform was slung by cables from a steel frame and carried passengers and vehicles across the River Tees. This design was chosen to minimise disruption to shipping. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1955.
Patcham Windmill AA98_05267
PATCHAM, East Sussex. Three horsemen ride past Patcham tower mill on the Downs behind Brighton. Photographed by Eric de Mare (active 1945-80).
Regent Street Sewer AA98_05975
REGENT STREET SEWER, Regent Street, Westminster, Greater London. A workman looking along the Regent Street sewer by torchlight. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1980.
HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge AA98_05144
TOWER BRIDGE, Stepney, London. Looking down onto the foredeck of the cruiser HMS Belfast. Being guided up the River Thames by two tugs on the approach to Tower Bridge, which is opening to let it pass. This was Belfast's last voyage before she moored in the Pool of London. It was there converted to a static visitor attraction and is now operated by the Imperial War Museum. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1971.
FERRYBRIDGE, Brotherton, North Yorkshire. View of the 19th century church of St Edward's in the foreground, dwarfed by the cooling towers of Ferrybridge 'B' power station. Date range 1960 - 1980. Eric de Mare.
Stockport viaduct AA98_05394
RAILWAY VIADUCT, Stockport, Greater Manchester. This evocative urban landscape shows the railway viaduct in Stockport, looking along the river. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954.
Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Bristol AA98_04326
ROYAL YORK CRESCENT, Clifton, Bristol. View of Royal York Crescent, Clifton, which dates from circa 1810-20. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945 - 1980.
Consett Steel Works AA98_06557
CONSETT STEEL WORKS, Durham. General view of the Consett Steel Works showing trackways and overhead piping. The works supplied the materials for everything from Blackpool Tower to Britain's nuclear submarines. Photographed by Eric de Mare (active 1945-80).
Royal Albert Bridge AA98_05393
Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. This bowstring tubular plate girder railway bridge over the River Tamar connects Devonport in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall. Built by the engineer I K Brunel, work began on the bridge in 1848 and was completed in 1859. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954 with a goods train steaming across the bridge.
Tulip staircase, Queen's House AA98_06118
QUEEN'S HOUSE, Romney Road, Greenwich, London. Interior detail view of Queen's House, Greenwich showing a tulip / spiral staircase. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945 - 1980.
King's College Chapel AA98_04190
KING'S COLLEGE CHAPEL, Cambridge, Interior view. The organ is dominant, standing on the screen which divides the chapel and ante-chapel. It was built in 1605, and the case was made by Chapman and Hartop. It has since been enlarged. The rib vaulting of the chapel ceiling is also visible. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1980.
Royal Pavilion, Brighton AA98_04130
ROYAL PAVILION, Brighton, East Sussex. A view of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, showing domes. The Royal Pavilion was created for the Prince of Wales (later George IV) in 1815-22 by John Nash. Nash modified an earlier house, combining exotic styles of decoration including Indian and Chinese. The rooftop domes and pinnacles are Indian in inspiration. Photographed by Eric de Mare in the 1960s.
Alnwick lions AA98_05038
PERCY TENANTRY COLUMN, Alnwick, Northumberland. A detail of the Percy Tenantry Column in Alnwick showing two of the lions at the base of the monument. It was erected in 1816 by the grateful tenants of the Duke of Northumberland in recognition for reduced rents during the depression. Photographed by Eric de Mare.