Remembrances of the Great War, Hounslow, photograph album
1000.062

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Remembrances of the Great War, Hounslow, photograph album
ID
1000.062
Date [inclusive]
1917-1918
Extent
0.1 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
The photos are in good condition. All have been pasted onto the album pages. Many include handwritten captions written on small pieces of white paper, also pasted on.
Dimensions note
Album measures 15.7 x 20.7 x 2.7 cm.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

Remembrances of the Great War, Hounslow, 1917-1918. Coll No. 1000.062. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

Photo album contains 22 identified photographs, some of which are family portraits, the remainder of which are of men and women in uniform. Many of these deal with people who may have been affiliated with the 85 Squadron during their time at the Hounslow aerodrome in November 1917. Identified photos include "from Altrincham, Cheshire, A. Whitney", "Mrs Horace Levell & baby", "Jack Good", "85 Squadron", "Jim Davis", "Mrs. Herzog", "Billy Bishop".

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2013 August

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Provenance unknown.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps. Squadron, 85.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956

Subject(s)

  • Airports -- England -- Hounslow.
  • Special Collections -- Photographs -- World War, 1914-1918.
  • World War I Collection.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, British.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.

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Collection Inventory

Page 1   13.5 x 8.7 cm Sepia-toned studio portrait

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A young man in suit and tie, seated crossed legged in a chair. Caption reads "Roland aged 13 yrs".

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Page 2   13.5 x 8.4 cm Sepia-toned studio protrait

Separated Materials note

A young man seated, in suit and vest, holding an open book. Same young man, Roland, pictured on Page 1.

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Page 3   13.5 x 8.5 cm Sepia-toned studio portrait

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Young girl in skirt and tights, seated in a chair. Caption reads "Marjory aged 10 years".

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Page 4 

Snapshot   6 x 4 cm B/W snapshot

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Uniformed man stands, smoking a cigarette, in front of a door labled "Orderly: No officers allowed in orderly room.... Caption reads "From Altrincham, Cheshire, A. Whitley."

Snapshot   4.4 x 6.6 cm B/W snapshot

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Young woman, seated in the grass, holding a baby. Caption reads "Ms Horace Lewell & Baby. Hounslow Aerodrome."

Snapshot   6.4 x 4.3 cm B/W snapshot

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Man in uniform and cap, standing with a walking cane in one hand and the other hand in his pocket.

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Page 5 

Snapshot   6.2 x 4.3 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

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A uniformed man and a pilot, in long coat holding his aviator mask, stand consulting [a map]. Caption reads "Sgt. Edwards & [Flight ----]".

Snapshot   5.9 x 8.6 cm B/W snapshot

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Four uniformed men pose for the camera; one seated in an automobile, the other three standing beside it. Caption reads "Best of luck yours for ever. Alf 15-5-18 Hounslow Aerodrome. Copy of back of photo."

Snapshot   6.3 x 4.3 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Mustached man in uniform and cap, with cigarette in hand, looking towards the camera. Same man that appears with Sgt. Edwards on Page 5. Caption reads "Flight ---".

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Page 6 (no image) 

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Page 7   8.8 x 13.9 cm B/W photograph

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Five women of varying ages, in uniform and wearing hats, standing ourdoors. Caption reads "Maud Mabel Maggie Phyllis Ms Smith. Osterley Park Camp, 1917".

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Page 8   13.3 x 8.3 cm B/W studio portrait

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Young man standing, in uniform and cap, with both hands on a walking cane. Caption reads "Jack Good, 1918. Hounslow Aerodrome".

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Page 9   13.9 x 8.7 cm Sepia-toned photograph

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Two young women standing, in uniform, looking towards the camera. Caption reads "Mabel & Phillis. Osterley Park. 1917".

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Page 10   9 x 6.4 cm B/W snapshot

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Three uniformed men, posing in front of a large lorrie. Caption reads "Good Bye. Old dears. We shall think of you often on the other side. Good Luck. A.M.T. 15/5/18. Hounslow Aerodrome. 85 Squadron. Copy of back Sgt. Taylor".

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Page 11   8.9 x 6.2 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

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Man in uniform, standing outdoors with a pipe in his mouth, one hand on hip and the other behind his back. Caption reads "Old Bert. Egypt. Belonging to [Guiger] 2nd".

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Page 12   12.9 x 7.7 cm Sepia-toned studio potrait

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Two young men, in dress uniform, one seated and the other standing. Caption reads "Jim Davis, Hounslow Aerodrome".

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Page 13   13.2 x 7.9 cm B/W studio portrait

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Middle-aged woman in uniform and hat, seated. Caption reads "Ms Herzog. Osterley Park".

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Page 14   8.8 x 13.8 cm B/W photograph

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Formal group photo of 16 uniformed men -- 8 seated and 8 standing -- pictured on a patio-like area outside a building. Caption reads "Our Bert once more".

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Page 15   7 x 10.7 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

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Young man pictured standing outdoors aside a railroad line. A water tower and outbuildings can be seen in the background, as well as a camel. Caption reads "John. Egypt".

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Page 16 (no image) 

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Page 17 (no image) 

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Page 18   10.1 x 6.3 cm B/W studio portrait

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Young soldier in dress cap. Caption reads "Reg".

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Page 19   19.5 x 9 cm Press cutting from the Sunday Herald

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"Bishop, V.C. comes back. Major Bishop, V.C. D.S.O., and M.C., the young Canadian airman who has 'downed' 50 Hun aeroplanes, has just returned from Canada in time for the German offensive. This exclusive snapshot of him was taken in London by the Sunday Herald yesterday." Included is an image of Maj. Bishop in uniform.

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Page 20   13.8 x 8.9 cm B/W potrait

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Young woman in long dress with lace collar, posing indoors on a stairway, with one arm on the banister. [Possibly the same young woman featured on Page 21]

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Page 21   13.6 x 9.7 cm B/W studio portrait

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Portrait of a young woman. Caption reads "Our [Mais]". [Possibly the same young woman featured on Page 20]

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Pages 22-37 (no images) 

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