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Adaptation Collection

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Pinus cembra, Arolla pine

Pinus cembra, Arolla pine - Coloured copper engraving by Warner based on a watercolour by Ferdinand Bauer. A.B. Lambert, A description of the genus Pinus, London, 1803, t. 23 Date: 1803

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Economics a la Heath Robinson

Economics a la Heath Robinson
Do not scrap your disused lighting, heating, or cooking apparatus; they can be easily adapted to other requirements. Please note

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Scene from movie The First Men in the Moon - H. G. Wells

Scene from movie The First Men in the Moon - H. G. Wells
A scene from the Gaumont film adaptation of the H. G. Wells book, The First Men on the Moon, in which the author approved all dresses and supervised the production

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer -the US Navy adaptation o

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer -the US Navy adaptation of the B-24 Liberator

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Ballet Dancer Robert Helpmann as Hamlet

Ballet Dancer Robert Helpmann as Hamlet
Ballet Dancer Robert Helpmann (1909-1986) as Hamlet - London, New Theatre - Old Vic Production. Date: circa 1942

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Araucaria columnaris & A. heterophyllo

Araucaria columnaris & A. heterophyllo - Coloured copper engraving by Warner based on watercolours by Ferdinand Bauer, A.B. Lambert, A description of the genus Pinus, London, 1803, t.39 Date: 1803

Background imageAdaptation Collection: BEAU GESTE

BEAU GESTE
Robert Preston, Ray Milland, Gary Cooper and Brian Donlevy (not to mention Susan Hayward) star in Wellmans wonderful adaptation of P C Wrens tale of the Foreign Legion

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Barry as Phaedra

Barry as Phaedra
ANN SPRANGER BARRY as Phaedra in the English adaptation of Racines Phedre

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Alice Brookes in the role of Robinson Crusoe. Date: 1896

Alice Brookes in the role of Robinson Crusoe. Date: 1896

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Lillah McCarthy

Lillah McCarthy
A portrait painting of English actress and theatrical manager, Lillah Emma McCarthy, 1875-1960, who is seen here, in costume, playing The Dumb Wife, by Anatole France

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Vile Bodies

Vile Bodies
A stage adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel Vile Bodies at the Vaudeville Theatre. Date: 1932

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Medical Text (Pietro D'Abano?) (Fragment)

Medical Text (Pietro D'Abano?) (Fragment)
Six folios from a medical text, parchment. The text has yet to be positively identified but has been suggested as Pietro D'Abano's adaptation of the Universal Canons of Johannes Mesue

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Music cover, Serenade in the Night, Joe Loss

Music cover, Serenade in the Night, Joe Loss
Music cover, Serenade in the Night (Violino Tzigano), English lyrics and musical adaptation by Jimmy Kennedy, original song by C A Bixio and B Cherubini, played by Joe Loss. Date: 1935

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Ann Brown and George Mattocks in the operatic version

Ann Brown and George Mattocks in the operatic version
Miss Ann Brown and Mr. George Mattocks in the characters of Miranda and Ferdinand in an operatic version of William Shakespeares The Tempest, Covent Garden Theatre, 1776

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Harris Sewing Machine adapted to electric motor

Harris Sewing Machine adapted to electric motor. 1920s

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Cartoon, The Political Chameleon

Cartoon, The Political Chameleon -- satirical comment on Benjamin Disraelis ability to change his partys allegiance from Protectionism to Free Trade in anticipation of an approaching General

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Cartoon, William Terriss as Squire Thornhill

Cartoon, William Terriss as Squire Thornhill in a production entitled Olivia, an adaptation of The Vicar of Wakefield. 1885

Background imageAdaptation Collection: The Light That Failed - Actress Miss Gertrude Elliott

The Light That Failed - Actress Miss Gertrude Elliott
The Light That Failed a play version of the novel by Rudyard Kipling (written by George Fleming) - Actress Miss Gertrude Elliott (1874-1950)

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Scene from Robinson Crusoe at the Folly Theatre, London. Date: 1876

Scene from Robinson Crusoe at the Folly Theatre, London. Date: 1876

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Lydia Thompson in the role of Robinson Crusoe. Date: 1899

Lydia Thompson in the role of Robinson Crusoe. Date: 1899

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Faust by W. G. Wills - Henry Irving as Mephistopheles

Faust by W. G. Wills - Henry Irving as Mephistopheles
Faust by W. G. Wills (a free adaptation of Goethes version). First produced at the Lyceum Theatre, London on 19th December 1885

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Cartoon, tailoring for actors, J L Toole

Cartoon, tailoring for actors, J L Toole
Cartoon, tailoring for actors -- Actors pieces may be made up nowadays with every consideration to peculiarity of figure. (This cartoon is not intended to apply to anybody in particular)

Background imageAdaptation Collection: The Bing Boys Are Here at The Alhambra

The Bing Boys Are Here at The Alhambra
The Bing Boys Are Here by George Grossmith Junior & Fred. Thompson; music Nat D. Ayer. First produced at the Alhambra on 19th April 1916

Background imageAdaptation Collection: The Bing Boys Are Here

The Bing Boys Are Here by George Grossmith Junior & Fred. Thompson; music Nat D. Ayer. First produced at the Alhambra on 19th April 1916

Background imageAdaptation Collection: The Blue Mouse adapted by Roy Horniman

The Blue Mouse adapted by Roy Horniman from the German of Alexander Engel & Julian Horst. First produced in Brighton, 27th April and at the Criterion 12th May 1914

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Music cover, One Day When We Were Young

Music cover, One Day When We Were Young, words by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Johann Strauss II, adaptation by Dimitri Tiomkin, from the film The Great Waltz, starring Luise Rainer

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Pinus roxsburghii, Chin pine

Pinus roxsburghii, Chin pine - Coloured copper engraving by Warner based on a watercolour by Ferdinand Bauer. A.B. Lambert, A description of the genus Pinus, London, 1803, t. 21 Date: 1803

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Caricature of Mrs Bernard Beere, English actress

Caricature of Mrs Bernard Beere, English actress
Caricature of Mrs Bernard Beere ( Fanny Mary Whitehead, 1851-1915), English actress. Seen here in the role of Jane Eyre, in an adaptation by W G Wills at the Globe Theatre, London. 1883

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Caricature of Henry Hamilton, English playwright and actor

Caricature of Henry Hamilton, English playwright and actor
Caricature of Henry Hamilton (c1853-1918), English playwright and actor, whose adaptation of Ouidas novel, Moths (published 1880), was in production at the Olympic Theatre, London

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Caricature of A W Pinero, actor and playwright

Caricature of A W Pinero, actor and playwright
Caricature of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934), English actor, playwright and stage director. Seen here outside the Globe Theatre, London, where an adaptation of Thomas Hardys novel

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Caricatures of Alexander Henderson and H B Farnie

Caricatures of Alexander Henderson and H B Farnie
Caricatures of Alexander Henderson, theatre owner and director, and Henry Brougham Farnie (1836-1889), author, librettist and adapter -- Not Exactly " Out of the Hunt"

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Cycloscaphe 1896

Cycloscaphe 1896
The CYCLOSCAPHE gives a new meaning to the phrase three men and a boat with its adaptation of the bicycle to boat propulsion, the pedals turning the propeller. Date: 1896

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Beech AT-11-this adaptation of the Beech 18 was used to

Beech AT-11-this adaptation of the Beech 18 was used to train navigators and bomb aimers

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Andrew Halliday - 2

Andrew Halliday - 2
ANDREW DUFF HALLIDAY Writer, essayist and dramatist, worked with Dickens, wrote many farces and a stage adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby. Date: 1830 - 1877

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Andrew Halliday - 1

Andrew Halliday - 1
ANDREW HALLIDAY Writer, essayist and dramatist, worked with Dickens, wrote many farces and a stage adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby. Date: 1830 - 1877

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Remora remora, remora

Remora remora, remora
Hand coloured etching from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands (1731) Vol. 2 by Mark Catesby

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Raphaels Madonna

Raphaels Madonna. Art reproduction of Raphaels Madonna, offered as a premium by BT Babbitt, soap and baking powder company of New York. Date 1898. Raphaels Madonna

Background imageAdaptation Collection: F. Ziegfeld, Jr. presents Anna Held in Jeaan Richepins play

F. Ziegfeld, Jr. presents Anna Held in Jeaan Richepins play, Mam selle Napoleon music by Gustave Luders; lyrics & adaptation by Joseph Herbert. Date c1903

Background imageAdaptation Collection: Theatre / Plays / Laclos

Theatre / Plays / Laclos
Les Liaisons Dangereuses scene from act 1 performance at Maisons-Lafitte of the adaptation by Fernand Noziere


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