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1950s Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 92 pictures in our 1950s collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Petrol station, Old Brompton Road, London SW7 Featured Print

Petrol station, Old Brompton Road, London SW7

Brew Brothers petrol station in Old Brompton Road, London SW7, where a fire and explosion occurred in a basement store, 20 July 1957. The damage at ground level involved the public paving, pavement lights in the station forecourt, window glass and partition walls in the kiosk, the metal parts of a sign (marked X) and steel framing under the canopy

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

LFB firefighters in 100 yards race, White City Stadium Featured Print

LFB firefighters in 100 yards race, White City Stadium

LFB firefighters in a 100 yards race for the Brigade Championship Final at White City Stadium, 30 August 1958. They are taking part in the LFB Athletic Association 47th Annual Athletic Meeting. The winner was C Snook of Lambeth (5) with a time of 10.7 seconds, second was L V Vandenburgh of Clerkenwell (1), third was R J H Miller of Brunswick Road (3), fourth was W W Pople of Edgware Road (2), fifth was M S Ellinas of Kentish Town (6) and sixth was M E Talbot of Holloway (4)

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

Fire at construction site, Oxford Street, London Featured Print

Fire at construction site, Oxford Street, London

Fire at a construction site in Oxford Street, London, 14 February 1955. The building was under reconstruction following war damage. The open end was covered with tarpaulin sheets which were accidentally ignited with an oxyacetylene flame at second floor level. Shown here are two oxyacetylene cylinders brought down by firefighters from the second floor and placed in an emergency dam for cooling. The dam was quickly constructed with four scaling ladders and a salvage sheet

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library