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Background imageAppropriately Collection: The Approach by Louis Wain

The Approach by Louis Wain
Humorous colour illustration by Louis Wain, the famous cat artist, showing a group of appropriately attired cats on a golf course

Background imageAppropriately Collection: A new dog-fancy: the Basset Hounds by Louis Wain

A new dog-fancy: the Basset Hounds by Louis Wain
Engraving by Louis Wain showing four naughty basset hounds teasing two scared black and white cats. A fifth basset hound enters the room looking coy but unrepentant with a whip in its mouth

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Avoid Hollow Sheeting

Avoid Hollow Sheeting
British Railway's staff information poster, designed by Frank Newbould, c.1950. This poster refers to the importance of sheetins goods trains appropriately. Date: circa 1950

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Ladies drive in Hyde Park, London, in their appropriately named PARK PHAETON. Date: 1872

Ladies drive in Hyde Park, London, in their appropriately named PARK PHAETON. Date: 1872

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Junkers Ju 88 D-1 / Trop FE-1598

Junkers Ju 88 D-1 / Trop FE-1598
(ex Royal Romanian Air Force) - Junkers Ju 88 D-1/Trop FE-1598 (Werk Nr. 430650 / HK959 / Baksheesh ), in outdoor storage / display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Whos Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Lawson Wood

Whos Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Lawson Wood
Humorous colour illustration by Lawson Wood depicting his orange utan character, Gran pop sliding away on some ice from the shadow of a wolf. Appropriately, he is accompanied by three little pigs

Background imageAppropriately Collection: John Foxe - 3

John Foxe - 3
JOHN FOXE English protestant churchman and martyrologist, accompanied with appropriately lugubrious embellishments. Date: 1516 - 1587

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Henry Earl of Manchester

Henry Earl of Manchester
HENRY MONTAGU, first earl of MANCHESTER statesman, lord chief justice and lord high treasurer, holding a purse, appropriately enough. Date: 1563 - 1642

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Philip Daniel Lippert

Philip Daniel Lippert
PHILIP DANIEL LIPPERT German antiquary and numismatist, depicted appropriately enough with an old book and some coins. Date: 1702 - 1785

Background imageAppropriately Collection: William Howley - 2

William Howley - 2
WILLIAM HOWLEY Archbishop of Canterbury, depicted in an appropriately ecclesiastical surround with a rather unusual side elevation of Westminster Abbey thrown in Date: 1766 - 1848

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Traiano Boccalini

Traiano Boccalini
TRAIANO BOCCALINI Italian satirist - his portrait supported, appropriately enough, by a pair of satyrs. Date: 1556 - 1613

Background imageAppropriately Collection: England / Ospinge

England / Ospinge
Ospinge, a small village in Kent, England, notable for containing a stream flowing down the road, called, most appropriately, Water Lane

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Roasting fifty six geese at once for the inmates of the old

Roasting fifty six geese at once for the inmates of the old
Man turning the handle of a large roasting spit holding fifty six geese for the Old Mens Hospital, Norwich. The spit is composed of 10 rods, each having six geese on each

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Harrow Old Schools

Harrow Old Schools, the oldest part of Harrow public boys school, was built in 1572, when the school was founded. Appropriately, it contains the History Dept.!

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Koln Bookseller Jubilee

Koln Bookseller Jubilee
Leonard Schwann, bookseller of Cologne, announces his jubilee in an appropriately jubilant style

Background imageAppropriately Collection: Pub Scene Crane 1883

Pub Scene Crane 1883
Words and music to a song, The Leather Bottel, with an appropriately jolly scene on the left


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