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12th Collection

Background image12th Collection: Rainbow illustration, by Arthur Ferrier

Rainbow illustration, by Arthur Ferrier
Illustration of a glamorous lady wearing a rainbow as a shawl

Background image12th Collection: Our Lady of Vladimir. beg. 12th c. Icon moved

Our Lady of Vladimir. beg. 12th c. Icon moved from Constantinople to Kiev in 1136 and Vladimir in 1155. Iconographic type Eleusa or Virgin of Tenderness. Byzantine art. Tempera on wood. RUSSIA

Background image12th Collection: View of Tulloch Castle, Scotland, with pipers

View of Tulloch Castle, Scotland, with pipers
View of Tulloch Castle in the town of Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland, at the time of a royal wedding between Dom (Prince) Miguel of Braganza (1878-1923), Duke de Viseu

Background image12th Collection: Abelard and Heloise

Abelard and Heloise
ABELARD AND HELOISE French scholar and nun embracing in the scriptorium

Background image12th Collection: Barbarossa-Era Italy Map

Barbarossa-Era Italy Map
A map of Italy in the reign of Holy Roman Emperor Friedrich I, known as Barbarossa

Background image12th Collection: The 12th Century Castle at Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, N. I

The 12th Century Castle at Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, N. I by E. Nagele

Background image12th Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Recruitment Poster - Inter-war period
Recruitment poster printed by Gale and Polden Limited, 1920. Associated with the 12th Lancers (Prince of Wales s). Wanted, smart and intelligent young men to join this distinguished regiment

Background image12th Collection: Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle, perched on a basalt outcrop on the edge of the North Sea at Bamburgh, Northumberland, it played a great part in the Border Wars (with Scotland)

Background image12th Collection: King George VI - Coronation Souvenir Postcard

King George VI - Coronation Souvenir Postcard
King George VI (1895-1952), Elizabeth, Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the Dominions (1900-2002) (later, Queen Elizabeth)

Background image12th Collection: Bronze head with beaded crown and plume. 12th-14th

Bronze head with beaded crown and plume. 12th-14th c. King of Oni, king of Ife. Yoruba art. Sculpture on bronze. UNITED KINGDOM. London. The British Museum. Proc: NIGERIA. Ife

Background image12th Collection: The Illustrated London News Festival of Britain issue

The Illustrated London News Festival of Britain issue
The Festival of Britain exhibition opening, a special number from The Illustrated London News. The front cover was created by Terence Cuneo 1907-1996

Background image12th Collection: Winston Churchill in Bristol, 1941

Winston Churchill in Bristol, 1941
Winston Churchill visits bomb-damaged Bristol on 12th April 1941, during World War Two. Date: 12th April 1941

Background image12th Collection: King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier

King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier
King Edward VIII (1894-1972), later Duke of Windsor, painted by John St. Helier Lander in the robes of Admiral of the Fleet and as Sovereign of The Order of the Garter

Background image12th Collection: Warwick Castle 1760

Warwick Castle 1760
The finest mediaeval castle in England. The present stone castle beig built in the 12th century. Ceasars Tower, Guys Tower & the Gatehouse are all depicted

Background image12th Collection: Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. circa 1151

Background image12th Collection: Richard I of England, known as Richard the Lionheart (1157-1

Richard I of England, known as Richard the Lionheart (1157-1199). King of England (1189-1199). Crusader forces praying before going into battle. Gustave Dore engraving

Background image12th Collection: Field Officer of the 12th Royal Lancers

Field Officer of the 12th Royal Lancers
Field Officer (any officer from the rank of Lieutenant Colonel upwards) from the 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales). Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background image12th Collection: Appleby Castle, Westmld

Appleby Castle, Westmld
Appleby Castle, Westmoreland (now Cumbria) : the keep, seen on the right, dates from the 12th century

Background image12th Collection: The Pope Urban II consecrates the altar of the

The Pope Urban II consecrates the altar of the church of the Cluny abbey (1085). Miniature of 12th c. Romanesque art. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. Paris. National Library

Background image12th Collection: Backwell, Somerset

Backwell, Somerset
Attractive rural view looking down on the village of Backwell, Somerset, near Bristol, the scene dominated by the tower of the impressive 12th century medieval Parish Church

Background image12th Collection: Madocs Voyage / America

Madocs Voyage / America
Prince Madoc Ab Owain Gwynedd of Wales is said to have landed at Mobile Bay, Alabama in the 12th century, based on medieval texts and a Cherokee tale of people called Welsh

Background image12th Collection: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria

Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Salah Ad-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub, known as Saladin, Muslim Sultan of Egypt and Syria (reigned 1174-1193)

Background image12th Collection: Browned Off by David Wright

Browned Off by David Wright, showing a model seated with her legs over a chair. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background image12th Collection: H. M.s Curacoa 1865

H. M.s Curacoa 1865
Conflicts with the savages of the New Hebrides, South Pacific Ocean. Boats of the Curacoa landing sailors and marines. A landing party of 180 seamen and marines, commanded by Captain Dent

Background image12th Collection: The astronomers waiting for the eclipse

The astronomers waiting for the eclipse
The eclipse expedition in India to observe the total eclipse of the sun. Mr. Norman Lockyer is shown seated a little to the left beneath the umbrella

Background image12th Collection: H. M.s Curacoa 1865

H. M.s Curacoa 1865
Conflicts with the savages of the New Hebrides, South Pacific Ocean. H.M.S Curacoa shelling the native villages on the island of Tanna

Background image12th Collection: Stela of Amenemhat I. Table offering. 12th Dynasty. Middle K

Stela of Amenemhat I. Table offering. 12th Dynasty. Middle K
Amenemhat I. 1st King. 12th Dynasty (1991-1962 BC). Middle Kingdom. Limestone, painted, stela of Amenemhat. Table offerings. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background image12th Collection: Syria. Krak des Chevaliers

Syria. Krak des Chevaliers. Castle built in the twelfth century by the Knights Hospitaller during the Crusades to the Holy Land

Background image12th Collection: Palace of the Normans. Byzantine mosaics at the Palatine Cha

Palace of the Normans. Byzantine mosaics at the Palatine Cha
Italy. Sicily. Palerm. Palace of the Normans. Byzantine mosaics at the Palatine Chapel. Christ with Saint Peter and Paul above the throne stage. 12 th century

Background image12th Collection: Saint Humbeline

Saint Humbeline
SAINT HUMBELINE sister of Bernard of Clairvaux, who wrote her letters reproaching her for her worldly lifestyle so she left her husband and became a nun Date: 12th century

Background image12th Collection: Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country

Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country
Black and white silhouette pictures by Captain H L Oakley in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 12th December 1925

Background image12th Collection: Fatimid period (10th-12th c. ). Islamic art. Miniature

Fatimid period (10th-12th c. ). Islamic art. Miniature
Fatimid period (10th-12th c.). Islamic art. Miniature

Background image12th Collection: West Dereham Abbey

West Dereham Abbey
The ruins of the Abbey at West Dereham, Norfolk, England. These remains were once the Abbey Church. Date: 12th century

Background image12th Collection: Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary and wife Louise, returning from Everest expedition

Background image12th Collection: Lol. 651, Antrim Town, 12Th July 1931

Lol. 651, Antrim Town, 12Th July 1931
Lol.651, Antrim Town, 12Th July 1931 - a view of a band and onlookers on the road in Antrim, outside a shop. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Antrim). Date: circa early 1900s

Background image12th Collection: Italiy. Venice. Saint Marks Basilica. Noahs Ark. Mosaic. 1

Italiy. Venice. Saint Marks Basilica. Noahs Ark. Mosaic. 1
Noah free the animals of the ark, Mosaic from the Pala d Oro or Golden Altar 12th-14th centuries. Saint Marks Basilica. Venice. Italy

Background image12th Collection: Romanesque Art. France. 12th century. Moissac Abbey. Tympanu

Romanesque Art. France. 12th century. Moissac Abbey. Tympanum of the south-west portico. Tetramorph and Pantocrator

Background image12th Collection: Alfonso II of Aragon and Alfonso VIII of Castile in the sieg

Alfonso II of Aragon and Alfonso VIII of Castile in the sieg
Alfonso II of Aragon and I of Catalonia, the Chaste (1154-1196), king of the Crown of Aragon (1162-1196) and Alfonso VIII, called El de las Navas (1155-1214), king of Castile (1158-1214)

Background image12th Collection: The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911

The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911
The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - 12th December 1911. The King Emperor (George V) and Queen Empress (Mary) presenting themselves to their people Date: 1911

Background image12th Collection: Knightly Vigil

Knightly Vigil
A knights vigil at arms

Background image12th Collection: Eccles Tower, Norfolk, England

Eccles Tower, Norfolk, England. Photograph of the tower, with silhouetted figure bottom right. Eccles Tower is the round tower, circa 12th of the church of Eccles St Mary next the Sea

Background image12th Collection: Italy. Lucca. Panorama

Italy. Lucca. Panorama of the old town with the Basilica of San Frediano, 12th century, from the Guinigi Tower

Background image12th Collection: Twelfth Night, Act II Scene iv, by William Heath Robinson

Twelfth Night, Act II Scene iv, by William Heath Robinson
Scene from the Shakespeare comedy, Twelfth Night, Act II Scene iv, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Showing a banquet at Orsinos house, with the clown Feste singing a sad love song

Background image12th Collection: Emblem of Louis XII

Emblem of Louis XII
A porcupine - the emblem of Louis XII at the Castle in Blois, France. Louis (r. 14981515), inherited the emblem of the porcupine from his grandfather. Date: circa 1910s

Background image12th Collection: Ascent of Mr. R. Orton in the Princess Alexandra balloon

Ascent of Mr. R. Orton in the Princess Alexandra balloon
Poster advertising the ascent of Mr. R. Orton in the Princess Alexandra balloon and his Monster Giant, Middlesex County Cricket Ground - Monday August 12th 1867. Date: 1867

Background image12th Collection: Tapestry of Creation. 1st half 12th c. Romanesque

Tapestry of Creation. 1st half 12th c. Romanesque

Background image12th Collection: Armenian Gospel. The Adoration of the shepherds

Armenian Gospel. The Adoration of the shepherds. 12th-13th c. Romanesque art. Miniature Painting. IRAN. Esfahan. Armenian Museum

Background image12th Collection: Towcester Chantry House

Towcester Chantry House
The entrance to Chantry House, Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, founded by Archdeacon Spence. Date: early 12th century



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