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Background imageAffair Collection: Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960

Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960
Through a doctors eyes: a page of celebrities drawn by osteopath and gifted amateur artist Doctor Stephen Ward(1912-1963), as featured in The Illustrated London News in 1960

Background imageAffair Collection: Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published

Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published in l Illustration on November 26, 1925. Watercolour

Background imageAffair Collection: Tango, 1912. Dance originating in Argentina that

Tango, 1912. Dance originating in Argentina that was introduced in Europe after World War I

Background imageAffair Collection: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as drawn from life at Buckingham Palace by Doctor Stephen Ward, at a sitting specially granted to the Illustrated London News in 1961

Background imageAffair Collection: Music cover, Our Love Affair, Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland

Music cover, Our Love Affair, Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland
Music cover, Our Love Affair, words and music by Arthur Freed and Roger Edens, from the MGM film Strike Up The Band, starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. 1940

Background imageAffair Collection: Zola in Court / Dreyfus

Zola in Court / Dreyfus
Emile Zola in court after the publication of his denunciation " J Accuse" of the army cover-up. Date: 26 February 1898

Background imageAffair Collection: Covent Garden Advert

Covent Garden Advert
A stall at Covent Garden would cost you a guinea in the 1880s, (say x 100 today) showing that opera-going has always been an expensive, elitist affair. Date: circa 1880

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Couple at seaside - letter from wife Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple at seaside - letter from wife Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, woman on mans lap

Comic postcard, woman on mans lap Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: WW1 - Gun - L Battery at Nery

WW1 - Gun - L Battery at Nery
WW1 - A British Gun Battle of Nery, WW1, where L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery kept up a steady fire for two and a half hours, against a full battery of German artillery

Background imageAffair Collection: WW1- L Battery in action at Nery

WW1- L Battery in action at Nery
WW1 - L Battery Royal Horse Artillery in action at Nery - September 1, 1914. A British cavalry brigade preparing to leave their overnight bivouac were attacked by a German cavalry division of about

Background imageAffair Collection: A goddess and her handmaidens - in unique figurines of 4500 years ago

A goddess and her handmaidens - in unique figurines of 4500 years ago, part of the royal treasure of Dorak from the Yortan culture

Background imageAffair Collection: Mlle. Marguerite Georges, French actress

Mlle. Marguerite Georges, French actress
Mlle. Marguerite Georges or Marguerite-Josephine Veimer, French actress famous for her affair with Napoleon. After a painting by Francois Gerard

Background imageAffair Collection: The Amazing Affair Of The Shipyard Sabotage

The Amazing Affair Of The Shipyard Sabotage
An illustrated front cover for The Amazing Affair Of The Shipyard Sabotage, written by Stanton Hope, no. 736 in the pulp fiction series, The Sexton Blake Library

Background imageAffair Collection: The Affair Of The Spiv's Secret

The Affair Of The Spiv's Secret
An illustrated front cover for The Affair Of The Spiv's Secret, written by John Hunter, no. 170 in the pulp fiction series, The Sexton Blake Library

Background imageAffair Collection: The Subtle Seducer and The American Financier, Richard Price

The Subtle Seducer and The American Financier, Richard Price
The Subtle Seducer and The American Financier - Richard Price, British philosopher, nonconformist minister, mathematician, supporter of American independence

Background imageAffair Collection: April Love

April Love
A Pre-Raphaelite portrait painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1856, a depiction of young love, showing a girl holding her scarf, as she looks around a corner

Background imageAffair Collection: Helena Potocka (1763-1815) by Franciszek Smuglewicz

Helena Potocka (1763-1815) by Franciszek Smuglewicz
Helena Potocka (1763-1815). Polish Noblewoman. Portrait by Franciszek Smuglewicz (1745-1807), 1788-1792. Oil on canvas. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow

Background imageAffair Collection: Gallant Affair of the Hecla and Arrogant

Gallant Affair of the Hecla and Arrogant, 20 May 1854 - cutting out a Russian barque from under the batteries of Eckness. The Arrogant, anchoring off the batteries, kept up a furious cannonade

Background imageAffair Collection: Graham Greene, English writer, in old age

Graham Greene, English writer, in old age
Graham Greene (Henry Graham Greene, 1904-1991), English author, playwright and literary critic, best known for his novels focusing around Roman Catholicism and morality: Brighton Rock

Background imageAffair Collection: Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891

Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891
Sketches in the court case of the Royal Baccarat Scandal. British gambling scandal, known as the Tranby Croft affair of the late 19th century

Background imageAffair Collection: A body of Belgian Republicans seek to overthrow the monarchy and establish a republic

A body of Belgian Republicans seek to overthrow the monarchy and establish a republic : the revolt is easily overthrown, and in September 17 leaders will be sentenced to death. Date: 23 March 1848

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Unhappy husbands whose wives don t understand them Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Unhappy husbands whose wives don t understand them Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Two women in a cafe Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two women in a cafe Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Stout and bitter

Comic postcard, Stout and bitter - man and mistress outside shop window Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Newsagents window, North London

Newsagents window, North London
Newsagents window proclaims Time magazine still on sale after claims of gross contempt against it by Stephen Wards defence. (Profumo Affair). Date: 1963

Background imageAffair Collection: Smyrna! A case in which, in the opinion of the British lion

Smyrna! A case in which, in the opinion of the British lion, two heads are not better than one! Cartoon about the Koszta Affair in 1853

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Stone Age attractions

Comic postcard, Stone Age attractions Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Comic postcard, Couple and plump lady

Comic postcard, Couple and plump lady. I haven t brought my wife with me - but its all right, I ve left her behind before. Date: 20th century

Background imageAffair Collection: Serge Lifar at the Venice Lido

Serge Lifar at the Venice Lido
Serge Lifar of the Russian Ballet, burnished by the sun, adopts a balletic pose on the beach at the Venice Lido at the feet of beauty, as represented by Madame Simon Rolo

Background imageAffair Collection: Roger de Saint-Lari, Duc de Bellegarde

Roger de Saint-Lari, Duc de Bellegarde, royal master of the horese to Henry IV and Louis XIII. Famous for his affair with Henry IVs mistress Gabrielle d Estrees

Background imageAffair Collection: U. S. Marines from naval ship Florida Occupy Post Office

U. S. Marines from naval ship Florida Occupy Post Office
U.S. Marines from the naval ship Florida occupy the post office in Veracruz. This was part of the operation to occupy Veracruz by the US navy in response to the Tampico Affair, where U.S

Background imageAffair Collection: In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots

In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots Guards, was accused of cheating at baccarat, during a house party in September 1890

Background imageAffair Collection: Dreyfus is formally and publicly degraded after his condemnation as a traitor Date

Dreyfus is formally and publicly degraded after his condemnation as a traitor Date: 1895

Background imageAffair Collection: COSSACKS DANCING

COSSACKS DANCING
Cossack mountaineers dance the traditional Lesghinska - an all-male affair Date: 1873

Background imageAffair Collection: FALL / K. C. SPANIEL / 1986

FALL / K. C. SPANIEL / 1986
LOVE AFFAIR AT AMANTRA Pet name: Dominic. Owned by Mrs D. Fry and Mrs T.M. Jackson. Colour: tri-colour. Date: 1986

Background imageAffair Collection: Zola-Inspired Duel

Zola-Inspired Duel
During the Dreyfus Affair in France, colonel Henry and M Picquart cross swords in regard to Zolas intervention, Date: March 1898

Background imageAffair Collection: DAPHNIS

DAPHNIS
Daphnis, a Sicilian shepherd, son of Hermes, not only has a romantic affair with Chloe but finds time to invent pastoral poetry, with a little help from Pan and the Muses

Background imageAffair Collection: Mazeppa on Horse 17C

Mazeppa on Horse 17C
IVAN STEPANOVICH MAZEPPA Polish noble, tied to a wild horse for having an affair with the Countess Bradowski. Date: 1644 ? - 1709

Background imageAffair Collection: Mrs Patrick Campbell & Lady Randolph Churchill

Mrs Patrick Campbell & Lady Randolph Churchill
An interesting photograph showing the acclaimed stage beauty, Mrs Patrick Campbell (1865-1940), born Beatrice Stellar Tanner (pictured centre)

Background imageAffair Collection: Sandanski and Panitsa - Macedonian Revolutionaries

Sandanski and Panitsa - Macedonian Revolutionaries. Yane Ivanov Sandanski (1872-1915) (also known as Pirin Tsar (Pirinski Car) - pictured on left)

Background imageAffair Collection: Telegram excuse sent by husband to disguise affair

Telegram excuse sent by husband to disguise affair
Telegram excuse sent by an older man to his wife to disguise the affair he is having with his young Secretary. Date: 1909

Background imageAffair Collection: Princess Margaret, as sketched by Stephen Ward, 1961

Princess Margaret, as sketched by Stephen Ward, 1961
Princess Margaret(1930-2002), as drawn from life by Stephen Ward, at a sitting specially granted to the Illustrated London News in 1961

Background imageAffair Collection: White Star Line - RMS Olympic launch menu

White Star Line - RMS Olympic launch menu
White Star Line - RMS Olympic extremely rare launch menu dated 20 October 1910. The launch luncheon was held at The Grand Central Hotel, Belfast

Background imageAffair Collection: Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town during Chanak Crisis

Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town during Chanak Crisis
Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town awaiting passports during the Chanak Crisis (Chanak Affair, Chanak Incident) - a war scare in September 1922 between Britain and Republic of Turkey

Background imageAffair Collection: Camel train at Cannakale, Turkey - Chanak Crisis

Camel train at Cannakale, Turkey - Chanak Crisis
A camel train at Cannakale returned from provisioning the front line during the Chanak Crisis (Chanak Affair, Chanak Incident) - a war scare in September 1922 between Britain and Republic of Turkey

Background imageAffair Collection: Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891

Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891
British gambling scandal, known as the Tranby Croft affair of the late 19th century, showing Sir William Gordon-Cumming and Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) in court

Background imageAffair Collection: Tango apache. Illustration by Marinero for the cover

Tango apache. Illustration by Marinero for the cover of the entertainment magazine Sparta, Madrid 1933. Engraving



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