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1887 Collection

Background image1887 Collection: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
Colour portrait of Queen Victoria produced for her Golden Jubilee, 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Royal Holloway College

Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey, was one of the first womens colleges in England, when it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1886. Designed by W.H. Crossland for T. Holloway

Background image1887 Collection: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
QUEEN VICTORIA As Empress of India, 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Royal Marine / Graphic

Royal Marine / Graphic
ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY A private in marching order

Background image1887 Collection: Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Halifaxs Crossley Orphanage was founded in 1864 by Joseph, John and Francis Crossley. The building was designed by John Hogg

Background image1887 Collection: Charcot & Asylum Patient

Charcot & Asylum Patient
UNE LECON CLINIQUE A LA SALPETRIERE J M Charcot demonstrates the symptoms of hysteria with a patient under hypnosis

Background image1887 Collection: Erwin Schrodinger

Erwin Schrodinger
ERWIN SCHRODINGER Austrian physicist whose research into subatomic particles is the basis of quantum mechanics

Background image1887 Collection: Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, west London, was the first suspension bridge over the River Thames. It was designed by noted civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Date: completed 1887

Background image1887 Collection: NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher

NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher
NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER (1887-1979), French music teacher and conductor. Her students included Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Lennox Berkeley, Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein. Date: early 1960s

Background image1887 Collection: Juno and the Peacock

Juno and the Peacock
The Peacock (Pavo cristatus) complains to Juno that he can t sing as well as the nightingale; she tells him to be content with what hes got

Background image1887 Collection: Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke
RUPERT BROOKE English writer, in 1913

Background image1887 Collection: Chiang Kai-Shek / Silk Pic

Chiang Kai-Shek / Silk Pic
CHIANG KAI-SHEK Chinese general and politician

Background image1887 Collection: Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales

Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales
View of construction work on the Landore Viaduct, over the Swansea valley and the River Tawe, on the Great Western Railway, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background image1887 Collection: Kaiser Wilhelm II and his wife Hermine

Kaiser Wilhelm II and his wife Hermine
Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941)pictured with his second wife, Princess Hermine Reuss (1887-1947)

Background image1887 Collection: Rupert Brooke, c. 1915

Rupert Brooke, c. 1915
Photographic portrait of Rupert Chawner Brooke (1887-1915), the English poet, pictured c.1915

Background image1887 Collection: Monty

Monty
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) Anglo-Irish British Army officer known as Monty

Background image1887 Collection: The ship Kapunda, 1887

The ship Kapunda, 1887
The British emigrant Ship, Kapunda, which was run down and sunk off the Coast of Brazil with the loss of 298 lives in 1887

Background image1887 Collection: The man who drank the bands champagne by H. M. Bateman

The man who drank the bands champagne by H. M. Bateman
Illustration by H. M. Bateman showing a man in evening dress quaffing a glass of champagne watched by an astonished orchestra

Background image1887 Collection: Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke
RUPERT BROOKE English writer, in 1913

Background image1887 Collection: Advert for Pears soap 1887

Advert for Pears soap 1887
A child steps into a bath tub of hot water helped by her mother 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London

Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London
Ward blocks at Southwark Military Hospital which, during the First World War, was established in the St Saviours workhouse infirmary

Background image1887 Collection: Samuel Lee Bapty

Samuel Lee Bapty, the general manager of the Manchester Royal Jubilee Exhibition which was opened in May 1887 by the then Prince and Princess of Wales, later Edward VII and Queen Alexandra

Background image1887 Collection: Jenny Lind / 1850 Print

Jenny Lind / 1850 Print
JENNY LIND Swedish soprano, known as The Swedish Nightingale and The Queen of Song, depicted exchanging her notes for gold

Background image1887 Collection: Queen Victoria / Cabinet

Queen Victoria / Cabinet
QUEEN VICTORIA As Empress of India, 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Violet Bonham-Carter, c. 1915

Violet Bonham-Carter, c. 1915
Photographic portrait of Violet Bonham-Carter (1887-1969), nee Asquith, the Liberal politician and Governor of the BBC, pictured c.1915

Background image1887 Collection: UFOS / SIBERIAN FIREBALL

UFOS / SIBERIAN FIREBALL
Crew of the British steamer Siberian, off Cape Race, Newfoundland, see a huge ball of fire rise from the sea, move against the wind, then move away after 5 minutes

Background image1887 Collection: Sierra Leone Freetown

Sierra Leone Freetown
Viewed from the sea. town

Background image1887 Collection: The Coronation of Queen Victoria, 1838

The Coronation of Queen Victoria, 1838
Engraving showing the Coronation of Queen Victoria at Westminster Abbey, 28th June 1838

Background image1887 Collection: Puss at the Play - Tragedy and Comedy

Puss at the Play - Tragedy and Comedy
A group of cats in a box at the theatre. Wains rendering of cats in human situations and poses gained him widespread popularity around the turn of the 20th century

Background image1887 Collection: Monticello / West Front

Monticello / West Front
Thomas Jeffersons home at Monticello - the West Front

Background image1887 Collection: Pharmacist (Maxims)

Pharmacist (Maxims)
A pharmacist measures out drops for the megrims (winter blues)

Background image1887 Collection: Customs / Saint Swithin s

Customs / Saint Swithin s
According to tradition, if it rains on the 15th of July - St Swithins Day - it will continue to rain for the following 40 days

Background image1887 Collection: Eviction in County Kerry, Ireland

Eviction in County Kerry, Ireland
A poor family are evicted from their home in County Kerry, Ireland

Background image1887 Collection: Windsor Castle / C1887

Windsor Castle / C1887
Windsor Castle, seen across the river

Background image1887 Collection: Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882

Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882
Engraving, originally entitled Horse Guards under Fire again, showing a group of workmen re-surfacing the road in Whitehall, London, 1882

Background image1887 Collection: British National Anthem

British National Anthem
The British National Anthem, featured on a tribute to Victoria on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee

Background image1887 Collection: Victorias Family Tree

Victorias Family Tree
The family trees of Victoria and Albert showing their descendants

Background image1887 Collection: Lance Corporal of Ludhiana Sikhs

Lance Corporal of Ludhiana Sikhs
Lance-Naik (Lance Corporal) of the Ludhiana Sikhs. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background image1887 Collection: Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London

Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich, South London
The entrance to Southwark Military Hospital which, during the First World War, was established in the St Saviours workhouse infirmary

Background image1887 Collection: Cypripedium Cardinale

Cypripedium Cardinale
LADYs SLIPPER ORCHID one of several species

Background image1887 Collection: Girl Picks Flowers C1887

Girl Picks Flowers C1887
A girl picks some rather wild flowers growing in a country garden

Background image1887 Collection: KRAMSKOI, Ivan Nikolaevich (1837-1887)

KRAMSKOI, Ivan Nikolaevich (1837-1887). Unknown woman. Realism. Oil on canvas

Background image1887 Collection: British Empire Plate

British Empire Plate
Commemorative plate celebrating Victorias Golden Jubilee and the British Empire

Background image1887 Collection: Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten and General Montgomery, Franc

Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten and General Montgomery, Franc
Photograph showing Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten (1900-1979), then Commander-in-Chief of the South-East Asia Command, talking with General Montgomery (1887-1976) in Normandy, France, 1944

Background image1887 Collection: 1887 Jubilee genealogical tree of Queen Victoria

1887 Jubilee genealogical tree of Queen Victoria
Genealogical tree of Queen Victoria and her descendants, published in occasion of the 1887 Golden Jubilee. 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Compositor at Works

Compositor at Works
An American compositor at work in the days of manual type setting. Date: 1887

Background image1887 Collection: Ballet Petrouschka. Vaslav Nijinsky

Ballet Petrouschka. Vaslav Nijinsky
Ballet Petrouschka, music by Igor Stravinsky (1911). Illustration by Georges Lepape with the dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. Art Deco. Drawing

Background image1887 Collection: Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at St. Jamess Palace on 10 February 1840. Date: 13 June 1887



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