Police officer giving directions to three boys with a three person bicycle pointing in the opposite direction Date: circa 1920  ©Mary Evans Picture Library

Mary Evans Picture Library


The UK's leading historical picture source, Mary Evans Picture Library covers all aspects of the past, world wide, through the library's own vast and continually growing collection of original prints, periodicals, photographs, illustrations, cartoons and ephemera. Emphasis on social history plus extensive files on events, portraits, places, transport, costume and natural history. Unrivalled material on folklore and paranormal.

Contributor collections enrich and expand on a range of subjects such as fashion, women's rights and 20th century Russian history. Other collections represented include the Illustrated London News archive, the National Magazine Company, Metropolitan Police Authority, London Fire Brigade, National Archives and many more.

Direct Download facility offers 24-hour access to 750,000 high-resolution scans.

Mary Evans Picture Library

Web: www.maryevans.com

Email: pictures@maryevans.com

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United Kingdom

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