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Alderman Collection

Background imageAlderman Collection: The Great Western Railway service from Penzance

The Great Western Railway service from Penzance
The inaugural trip of the Great Western Railway service from Penzance. The new express service, which shortens the journey by forty minutes

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Thomas Leigh

Sir Thomas Leigh
SIR THOMAS LEIGH London merchant, alderman and Lord Mayor in 1558

Background imageAlderman Collection: Contract I Hogarth 1745

Contract I Hogarth 1745
Marriage a la Mode 1. The Contract The Earl of Squanderfield and a rich Alderman of the City of London arrange a marriage between son and daughter

Background imageAlderman Collection: Alderman J C Buckwell, Mayor of Brighton

Alderman J C Buckwell, Mayor of Brighton (1902-3). circa 1902

Background imageAlderman Collection: The new coffee tavern at Bradford

The new coffee tavern at Bradford
Interior and exterior views of the new coffee tavern in Bradford, inaugurated by W. E Forster, M.P in 1879. The Coffee Tavern movement was a Victorian effort to get people out of pubs

Background imageAlderman Collection: Engineers at Furness Abbey, including Sir Hiram Maxim

Engineers at Furness Abbey, including Sir Hiram Maxim (front 2nd) Date: 1920

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Robert Ladbroke

Sir Robert Ladbroke
SIR ROBERT LADBROKE Alderman, Lord Mayor of London Date: 1713 - 1773

Background imageAlderman Collection: PALMERS GREEN 1950S

PALMERS GREEN 1950S
A view of the Triangle, Green Lane, Palmers Green, London, with its pretty flower beds. Date: 1950s

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir John Voce Moore

Sir John Voce Moore
A portrait photograph of a seated John Voce Moore, alderman and sheriff of London in 1894, later to become the Lord Mayor in 1898. He was a founder of a tea trading company. Date: circa 1894

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale

Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale
A portrait photograph of Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale, standing wearing his medallion proudly, he was a sheriff and alderman of London in 1894, becoming Lord Mayor in 1901-2. Date: circa 1894

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir George Robert Tyler

Sir George Robert Tyler
A portrait photograph of the Right Honourable The Lord Mayor 1893-4, Sir George Robert Tyler, he held other posts including Sherriff of London for 1891-2, councilman and alderman from 1887

Background imageAlderman Collection: Hernando de Villafane. Spanish commander and alderman

Hernando de Villafane. Spanish commander and alderman in the Leon City Council, 17th century. Knight of the Order of Santiago. Portrait. Illustration by Letre. Detail. Lithography

Background imageAlderman Collection: Broadfield Park, Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Broadfield Park, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Broadfield Park with Bandstand erected in 1893 and statue memorial to Alderman George Leach Ashworth (right) - Rochdale, Greater Manchester Date: 1904

Background imageAlderman Collection: Alderman of Paris, Echevin de Paris, reign of King Francis I

Alderman of Paris, Echevin de Paris, reign of King Francis I. The livery features the coat of arms of Paris on the sleeve

Background imageAlderman Collection: Superman on the Stump - George Bernard Shaw 1910

Superman on the Stump - George Bernard Shaw 1910
Front cover of The Graphic, showing George Bernard Shaw taking part in a lively electioneering campaign, in Portsmouth. Date: 1910

Background imageAlderman Collection: Photograph of Alderman PH, Kennington, London

Photograph of Alderman PH, Kennington, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1934

Background imageAlderman Collection: Prince Albert opens the new Town Hall in Marylebone, London

Prince Albert opens the new Town Hall in Marylebone, London
Prince Albert (later King George VI - 1895-1952) opens the new Town Hall in Marylebone, London. Alderman and Mrs Duncan Watson, The Mayor and Mayoress, received the prince

Background imageAlderman Collection: Waithmans shop

Waithmans shop
Robert Waithman (1764-1833) was a master draper and British politician. He opened a drapers shop of his own by Ludgate Circus, from which he made a considerable fortune

Background imageAlderman Collection: Typical coronation procession

Typical coronation procession
The Procession usually observed in the Coronation of our Kings and Queens, showing the hierarchy of dignitaries in English society. 18th century

Background imageAlderman Collection: Alderman William John Johnston, JP

Alderman William John Johnston, JP 1821 - 97. Stannus, Anthony Carey 1830-1919

Background imageAlderman Collection: Costume styles, 17th century

Costume styles, 17th century, from left to right: Dutch couple circa 1610, French couple circa 1640, King Louis XIV and his wife (Maria Theresa of Spain) circa 1670

Background imageAlderman Collection: The Queen in Belfast, ILN cover, 1966

The Queen in Belfast, ILN cover, 1966
Queen Elizabeth II arriving for lunch at Belfast City Hall escorted by the Mayor, Alderman Major William D. Geddis. Date: 1966

Background imageAlderman Collection: Zoological Misfitz - Mr Alderman Turtle

Zoological Misfitz - Mr Alderman Turtle. early 20th century

Background imageAlderman Collection: Queen Caroline of Brunswick and Alderman Wood, London

Queen Caroline of Brunswick and Alderman Wood, London
Queen Caroline of Brunswick, wife of King George IV, at the house of her advisor, Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Baronet, a City of London Alderman and MP. circa 1820

Background imageAlderman Collection: Caricature of Edward Hanlan, sportsman and politician

Caricature of Edward Hanlan, sportsman and politician
Caricature of Edward (Ned) Hanlan (1855-1908), Canadian champion sculler, hotelier and alderman. 1882

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Crisp Gascoyne

Sir Crisp Gascoyne
SIR CRISP GASCOYNE London alderman, Lord Mayor 1753 Date: 1700 - 1761

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Wolstan Dixie

Sir Wolstan Dixie
SIR WOLSTAN DIXIE London merchant and alderman, Lord Mayor of London in 1585; depicted wearing his chain of office. Date: 1525 - 1594

Background imageAlderman Collection: Brass Crosby & R Oliver

Brass Crosby & R Oliver
BRASS CROSBY, Lord Mayor of London, with Alderman Richard Oliver : quarreling with Parliament re publication of debates, they were sent to the Tower but became public heroes Date: 1725 - 1793

Background imageAlderman Collection: Harvey Christian Combe

Harvey Christian Combe
HARVEY CHRISTIAN COMBE Alderman, Lord Mayor of London, MP. Date: 1752 - 1818

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir Richard Chiverton

Sir Richard Chiverton
SIR RICHARD CHIVERTON Alderman of London, Lord Mayor in 1657. He wears his chain of office. Date: CIRCA 1657

Background imageAlderman Collection: Samuel Birch

Samuel Birch
SAMUEL BIRCH Soldier, pastrycook, playwright and, in his spare moments, alderman. Date: 1757 - 1841

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford - 6

William Beckford - 6
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, making his outspoken reply to George III in defence of liberty, 23 May 1770. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford - 5

William Beckford - 5
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, with two of his sheriffs, on the occasion of his second election by massive popular acclamation. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford, Mayor

William Beckford, Mayor
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, a supporter of Wilkes and a resolute champion of liberty, honest, popular and outspoken when necessary. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford - 4

William Beckford - 4
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, a supporter of Wilkes and a resolute champion of liberty, honest, popular and outspoken when necessary. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford - 3

William Beckford - 3
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, a supporter of Wilkes and a resolute champion of liberty, honest, popular and outspoken when necessary. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Beckford - 2

William Beckford - 2
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, a supporter of Wilkes and a resolute champion of liberty, honest, popular and outspoken when necessary. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageAlderman Collection: William Abell

William Abell
WILLIAM ABELL, vintner and alderman of London, with RICHARD KILVERT, similarly engaged; they are described as the two maine Projectors for Wine 1641. Date: FLOURISHED 1640

Background imageAlderman Collection: Sir John Barnard

Sir John Barnard
SIR JOHN BARNARD (1685 - 1764) Merchant, alderman of the City of London and Lord Mayor in 1737, politically active as an opponent of Walpole. Date: circa 1740

Background imageAlderman Collection: Edward Backwell

Edward Backwell
EDWARD BACKWELL London goldsmith, banker and merchant, alderman : the print says obit 1679 but Hyamson gives 1683. Date: ? - 1683

Background imageAlderman Collection: John Boydell (Anon)

John Boydell (Anon)
JOHN BOYDELL London alderman and benefactor Date: 1719 - 1804

Background imageAlderman Collection: Caroline & Corp. 1820

Caroline & Corp. 1820
Queen Caroline (Queen of George IV) receiving the Address of the Corporation of London from Alderman Wood. Date: 1820

Background imageAlderman Collection: Mayor of Oldhams Lamb Holiday Fund

Mayor of Oldhams Lamb Holiday Fund - The Mayor and Mayoress (Alderman and Mrs Hague), the sheep ( Michael, Mary and Mona ) with several of the school children

Background imageAlderman Collection: Aldermens Hall, Ypres, Belgium

Aldermens Hall, Ypres, Belgium
The Aldermens Hall, Ypres, Belgium, dating back to the 17th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageAlderman Collection: Cartoon, Shakespeare Sacrificed

Cartoon, Shakespeare Sacrificed; or the Offering to Avarice, by James Gillray. Showing Alderman John Boydell, an engraver and publisher, in the role of Prospero burning his books

Background imageAlderman Collection: Communal Kitchens, WWI by Will Owen

Communal Kitchens, WWI by Will Owen
Cartoon by Will Owen, a humorous comment on the rise of the communal kitchen, introduced during the First World War as a way of providing war workers and the poor with nourishing meals

Background imageAlderman Collection: Auricula with green, black and white rosette

Auricula with green, black and white rosette flowers, Auricula Alderman Wisbey.. Handcolored botanical drawn and lithographed by W.G. Smith from H.H. Dombrains Floral Magazine 1872. Worthington G

Background imageAlderman Collection: National / Communal Kitchens, WW1

National / Communal Kitchens, WW1
A cartoon showing the public feeling towards the communal kitchens that were to be set up during WW1. Its aim was to provide meals to the lower classes for a very small price



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