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1955 Gallery

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

Choose from 26 pictures in our 1955 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.


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

Little girl at a New Year party, Soho Fire Station, London Featured Print

Little girl at a New Year party, Soho Fire Station, London

A little girl with Father Christmas (fireman Pester) at a New Year party, Soho Fire Station, London, 2 January 1955. A total of 65 children attended the party. There were six children present whose fathers had died in service -- Station Officer Hawkins, and firemen Rawden and Gadd. The little girl is Carol Anne Rawden, age one year, receiving a doll's cot at the presentation after the party. All the toys were made by station personnel

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library