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Arena Collection

Background imageArena Collection: Ancient Roman costume

Ancient Roman costume from the time of the late Roman Republic -- warriors, legionnaires (infantry soldiers), a cavalryman, a centurion, an emperor in purple (red), an ensign bearer

Background imageArena Collection: Advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena

Advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena
An Art Nouveau advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena Date: 1900s

Background imageArena Collection: Sports arena interior, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

Sports arena interior, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Interior of the Hershey sports arena, home of the Hershey Hockey Club (Hershey Bears), Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. Date: 1937

Background imageArena Collection: ABBA, WEMBLEY, 1979

ABBA, WEMBLEY, 1979
Bjorn, Agnetha, Annifrid (Frida) and Benny (playing an accordion) performing at their famous Wembley Arena concert

Background imageArena Collection: Exterior view, Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Exterior view, Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. It is an indoor arena for sporting events such as ice hockey, basketball and boxing, as well as concerts, shows

Background imageArena Collection: Saint Perpetua

Saint Perpetua
SAINT VIVIA PERPETUA, a young married woman of Carthage, refuses to abandon her Christian faith and is consequently sent to the arena with wild beasts

Background imageArena Collection: Abba at Airport

Abba at Airport
Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Annifrid (Frida) photographed with security police upon their arrival in Britain for their famous Wembley Arena concert. Date: November 1979

Background imageArena Collection: Boxing / Jack Broughton

Boxing / Jack Broughton
English boxer; third heavyweight champion of England (? - 1750); operated a boxing school and arena, London (1742-89); invented boxing rules and gloves

Background imageArena Collection: Costume / Men / Gladiator

Costume / Men / Gladiator
A Roman gladiator fully equipped for the arena, with body armour, a large curved shield, helmet and dagger

Background imageArena Collection: Gladiators in the Arena

Gladiators in the Arena
Gladiators in the arena

Background imageArena Collection: Page from The Sketch reporting on the birthday party of Belita

Page from The Sketch reporting on the birthday party of Belita (Maria Belita Jepson-Turner) at the London Hippodrome, at the time she was starring the show Champagne on Ice

Background imageArena Collection: Map of the war in North Africa by G. H. Davis

Map of the war in North Africa by G. H. Davis
The war in North Africa: a strategic contour map of the desert arena during the Second World War. Conflict began there in September 1940. Date: 1942

Background imageArena Collection: The Arena in Verona, Italy

The Arena in Verona, Italy
19th century vintage photograph - the Arena in Verona, Italy

Background imageArena Collection: Croatia - Pula - The Roman Amphitheatre. The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre

Croatia - Pula - The Roman Amphitheatre. The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageArena Collection: The Royal Parade

The Royal Parade, circa 1773. Paret y Alcazar, Luis (1746-1799). Oil on canvas, 232 x 365 cm. The painting depicts the equestrian parade held at the Royal Palace at Aranjuez during the spring of

Background imageArena Collection: The Arena, Verona, Italy

The Arena, Verona, Italy. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageArena Collection: Herne Hill Arena, 1948 London Olympic Games

Herne Hill Arena, 1948 London Olympic Games
Track cycling events were held in Herne Hill Arena in South London for the XIVth Olympiad. Olympic cycling comprised of road racing and track cycling

Background imageArena Collection: Closing show of 1960 Scouting Jamboree

Closing show of 1960 Scouting Jamboree
Flags from countries around the world are paraded at the closing show of the National Jamboree which was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of scouting in the USA

Background imageArena Collection: Plan and elevation of the Verona Arena, built in AD30

Plan and elevation of the Verona Arena, built in AD30. Anfiteatro di Verona. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Buonajuti from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageArena Collection: Ancient Roman Circus and chariot race

Ancient Roman Circus and chariot race
Ancient Roman Circus or games arena 1, four-horse chariot or quadriga 2, chariot yoke with rams head 3, and bronze medal to honour the victor 4

Background imageArena Collection: Allegorical scene with Flora, Botany, Physics and Pomona

Allegorical scene with Flora, Botany, Physics and Pomona
Flora, crowned with a garden of flowers, offering floral tributes to three figures - Botany (shown holding an alembic), Physics (who is looking through a magnifying glass)

Background imageArena Collection: The Arena, Verona, Italy

The Arena, Verona, Italy Date: late 19th century

Background imageArena Collection: The Arena, Verona, Italy, Victorian period

The Arena, Verona, Italy, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageArena Collection: Poster, Samuel Cody, Velodrome de la Seine, Paris

Poster, Samuel Cody, Velodrome de la Seine, Paris
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: S. F. Cody Wild West Show (c.1893). Known as a showman, sharpshooter, horseman, aviator and aircraft designer

Background imageArena Collection: The Military Tournament, cutting the lemon

The Military Tournament, cutting the lemon - soldier on horseback Date: 1893

Background imageArena Collection: Dunfermline Perspective Sketch

Dunfermline Perspective Sketch
An architectural perspective sketch of a broad view of buildings at Dunfermline, including a proposed arena outside the Abbey (unseen), and Carnegie Hall Date: circa 1904

Background imageArena Collection: Dunfermline Abbey Arena Waterfall Proposal

Dunfermline Abbey Arena Waterfall Proposal
A photograph of Dunfermline Abbey, with an illustrated retouching, which highlights the proposal of the building of an arena, at the foot of which a waterfall joins onto the stream. Date: circa 1904

Background imageArena Collection: Dunfermline Abbey and Proposed Arena

Dunfermline Abbey and Proposed Arena
The top photograph shows a view of Dunfermline Abbey, with surrounding town buildings and a foreground of unused grassy banks

Background imageArena Collection: Berlin Olympic Stadium Model

Berlin Olympic Stadium Model
A model of the planned stadium for the Berlin Olympics in 1936, including the swimming pool at the far end. Date: 1933

Background imageArena Collection: Spain - Suerte de las Banderillas - from Life

Spain - Suerte de las Banderillas - from Life
A black and white slide showing a bull fighting arena with a group of men fighting one bull, with two more dead bulls in the arena

Background imageArena Collection: Spanish Spain Lantern Slide Slides Life Suerte

Spanish Spain Lantern Slide Slides Life Suerte
spanish, spain, lantern, slide, slides, life, Suerte, de, las, Banderillas, from, Life, bull, fighting, arena, with, group, men, one, two, more, dead, bulls, history, historical, , 10902884

Background imageArena Collection: Large crowd watching sumo wrestling outdoor arena

Large crowd watching sumo wrestling outdoor arena
Large crowd watching sumo wrestling in an outdoor arena. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageArena Collection: View of the Arena in Verona, Italy

View of the Arena in Verona, Italy
Vintage 19th century photograph: View of the Arena in Verona, Italy

Background imageArena Collection: The Arena Civica built in 1807 in Milan, Italy

The Arena Civica built in 1807 in Milan, Italy. Designed by the neo-classical architect Luigi Canonica. Arena di Milano. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Giarre Jr

Background imageArena Collection: Sempione Gate or Porta Sempione in Milan, Italy

Sempione Gate or Porta Sempione in Milan, Italy, 19th century. Arco Trionfale del Sempione. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Giarre Jr

Background imageArena Collection: View of the exterior of the Coliseum, Rome

View of the exterior of the Coliseum, Rome. Flavian Amphitheatre. Interno del Colosseo. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Buonajuti from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageArena Collection: Mr Fords arrival at the Hippodrome in 15 hp Darracq car

Mr Fords arrival at the Hippodrome in 15 hp Darracq car
Mr A. Ford appearing in the arena of the London Hippodrome where he finally came to a stop after completing a record-breaking non-stop drive of 2, 390 miles between Liverpool, Brighton

Background imageArena Collection: Animals at the London Hippodrome

Animals at the London Hippodrome
Camels and llamas assembled in the arena at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1903

Background imageArena Collection: Herr Seeth in a den of lions at the London Hippodrome

Herr Seeth in a den of lions at the London Hippodrome
Herr Julius Seeth and his twenty-one forest-bred lions, a hugely popular act at the newly-opened London Hippodrome in early 1900. The lions were presented to Seeth by King Menelik of Ethiopia

Background imageArena Collection: London Hippodrome, Madame Heliot & her lions

London Hippodrome, Madame Heliot & her lions
Madame Claire Heliot feeding raw beef to her lions (and a couple of dogs), in the arena of the London Hippodrome in 1901 in what The Sphere describes as " a very daring performance"

Background imageArena Collection: Beneath the arena at the London Hippodrome

Beneath the arena at the London Hippodrome
Scene beneath the arena of the London Hippodrome with stage hands readying themselves to convey large wooden properties above for the next act. 1900s

Background imageArena Collection: Polars bears at the London Hippodrome, January 1910

Polars bears at the London Hippodrome, January 1910
Seventy polar bears, transported there to take part in the theatres Christmas water spectacular, The Arctic. Fifty of them plunged from icebergs into the water while the remaining bears roamed about

Background imageArena Collection: Guelder rose, scabious and thistle protea

Guelder rose, scabious and thistle protea
Guelder-rose, Viburnum opulus 1, red scabious, Scabiosa peregrina 2, mountain scabious, Pterocephalus dumetorum 3, devils bit, Succisa pratensis 4, and thistle protea, Protea scolymocephala 5-7

Background imageArena Collection: Cowslip and pellitory

Cowslip and pellitory
Cowslip varieties, Primula veris 1-6, and pellitory, Achillea ptarmica 7-8. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Mario Cammerari from Professor Filippo Arenas La natura e cultura dei fiori

Background imageArena Collection: Devils trumpet, Datura stramonium 1, 2

Devils trumpet, Datura stramonium 1, 2, and lilac, Syringa vulgaris 3, 4. (Stramonia, Syringa.) Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Mario Cammerari from Professor Filippo Arenas La natura e

Background imageArena Collection: Amaranthus species

Amaranthus species
Amaranth species 1, princes feather, Amaranthus hypochondriacus 2, love lies bleeding, Amaranthus caudatus 3, globe amaranth, Gomphrena globosa 4, and redroot pigweed, Amaranthus retroflexus 5

Background imageArena Collection: Thistle protea, Protea scolymocephala

Thistle protea, Protea scolymocephala (Scolymocephalus africanus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Mario Cammerari from Professor Filippo Arenas La natura e cultura dei fiori fisicamente

Background imageArena Collection: Passion fruit or granadilla and meadow saffron

Passion fruit or granadilla and meadow saffron
Passion fruit or granadilla, Passiflora ligularis (Clematis passionalis) and meadow saffron, Colchicum autumnale. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Mario Cammerari from Professor Filippo



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