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Art Work Collection

Background imageArt Work Collection: Lord Baden-Powells House in the Woods

Lord Baden-Powells House in the Woods
Campsite of Lord Baden-Powell, described as My house in the Woods. Arrows with descriptions point to areas described as rooms. Arrow labelled bathroom points to nearby lake. circa 1910s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Uffington White Horse

Uffington White Horse
The famous White Horse of Uffington, Berkshire, probably the oldest example of such a figure, believed to ascribe the victory of Alfred over the Danes in 871 AD

Background imageArt Work Collection: San Bushmen rock painting, Lesotho, Southern Africa

San Bushmen rock painting, Lesotho, Southern Africa
A stunning rock painting near Hermon (now in Lesotho) drawn by San Bushmen, depicting the hunting of oxen and conflict between two rival tribes

Background imageArt Work Collection: Westbury White Horse

Westbury White Horse
On the Downs at Westbury, Wilts is this Great White Horse commemorating the defeat of the Danes by Alfred at the Battle of Ethandune in 878

Background imageArt Work Collection: Marble statue of Hermes by Praxiteles I

Marble statue of Hermes by Praxiteles I
Close-up of the marble statue of Hermes bearing the infant Dionysus by Praxiteles I of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder and one of the foremost Attic Sculptors. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Near Zebug, Gozo, Malta

Near Zebug, Gozo, Malta. 4 July 1891

Background imageArt Work Collection: Mount Kenya from The Outspan, Nyeri

Mount Kenya from The Outspan, Nyeri
View of Mount Kenya, painted from The Outspan, Nyeri. circa 1930s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Great Zimbabwe / Artefacts

Great Zimbabwe / Artefacts
A plan of the site of the incredible ancient buildings at Great Zimbabwe, and a few of the many objects found at the site. Everything is of ancient African origin

Background imageArt Work Collection: Jan Kiepura Film Poster

Jan Kiepura Film Poster
The artwork for a Film staring Jan Kiepura, the Polish singer (tenor) and actor

Background imageArt Work Collection: Southern Africa - San Bushmen rock painting

Southern Africa - San Bushmen rock painting
Bushmen (San) paintings from South Afrca, depicting animals (mostly eland antelope) from Masitisi, Basutoland and a small doll representing a bushman. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Russian Football Match

Russian Football Match
Stylised painting of an early 1930s Russian Football match Date: 1931

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch of Isadora Duncan and her pupils, Paris, 192

Art deco sketch of Isadora Duncan and her pupils, Paris, 192
Art deco sketch by Hemjie of Isadora Duncan and her pupils, Paris, 1921 Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Vasco di Gamas Fort

Vasco di Gamas Fort, built 1498. The lady dressed in a Leso is carrying a kerosene tin of water on her head. This is the regular method of water supply in Zanzibar. 1935

Background imageArt Work Collection: St Marys Tower, Comino, Malta

St Marys Tower, Comino, Malta
View of St Marys Tower, Comino, Malta. circa 1890s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Picture No. 10514137

Picture No. 10514137
Safari in Kenya Date: circa 30s thirties 1930s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Scouts Hostel, Kandersteg

Scouts Hostel, Kandersteg. 21 August 1931

Background imageArt Work Collection: Robert Stephenson Smythe Baden-Powell fishing

Robert Stephenson Smythe Baden-Powell fishing. 9 November 1926

Background imageArt Work Collection: Paxtu, Nyeri, Kenya

Paxtu, Nyeri, Kenya, the home of Lord Baden-Powell. circa 1930s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Binzeru, The Japanese God of Healing

Binzeru, The Japanese God of Healing

Background imageArt Work Collection: First cover of London Life magazine

First cover of London Life magazine
Very first cover of London Life magazine, published on 9th October 1965 with an eye-catching oversized date line and a photograph of sixties supermodel Celia Hammond photographed by Terence Donovan

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch On the Ice, Paris, 1921

Art deco sketch On the Ice, Paris, 1921
Art deco sketch by Rene Vincent called On the Ice, Paris, 1921. Caption Cold dear? Then why don t you light a cigarette? Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Clarke & Davies, Museum Street, London

Clarke & Davies, Museum Street, London. A shop where one could purchase the best photographs of the various Galleries of Europe

Background imageArt Work Collection: Ewhurst Place, East Sussex

Ewhurst Place, East Sussex
Peter aged 4, Heather aged 2, Betty asleep in her cot upstairs, aged one month. Ewhurst Place, East Sussex. May 1917

Background imageArt Work Collection: Kinsale, Ireland

Kinsale, Ireland. 1886

Background imageArt Work Collection: Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire. circa 1912

Background imageArt Work Collection: Malta

Malta
Group picinicing up a mountain in Malta. circa 1890s

Background imageArt Work Collection: Herstmonceux, East Sussex

Herstmonceux, East Sussex
View through two archways into a courtyard at Herstmonceux, Sussex. 1910

Background imageArt Work Collection: Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai
View of Mount Sinai. November 1938

Background imageArt Work Collection: Aden

Aden
View of Aden. 17 November 1938

Background imageArt Work Collection: Sex Appeal Paris at the Casino de Paris

Sex Appeal Paris at the Casino de Paris
Programme cover for Sex Appeal Paris at the Casino de Paris, Paris, 1932. Artwork by Paul Colin Date: 1932

Background imageArt Work Collection: Late 19th century train travel

Late 19th century train travel. Compartments/berths in a sleeping carriage, the dining car and first class seating

Background imageArt Work Collection: Moods of Mount Fuji - 2

Moods of Mount Fuji - 2
A stylised view of Mount Fuji in Japan, in the style of the famed Japanese woodcut printmakers of the late 18th and 19th centuries. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageArt Work Collection: Painter

Painter

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch of a bathing beauty by Jean Gabriel Domargue

Art deco sketch of a bathing beauty by Jean Gabriel Domargue, 1921 to accompany a feature about the pleasure of Deauville Date: 1922

Background imageArt Work Collection: Programme for Broadway, London, 1927

Programme for Broadway, London, 1927
Programme for Broadway, staged at the Adelphi Theatre, London, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageArt Work Collection: A sketch of the party at a Parisian Music Hall premier, 1921

A sketch of the party at a Parisian Music Hall premier, 1921 showing some interesting fashionable gowns. From left to right: an afternoon coat of azure blue velour; evening frock of grey chiffon

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketches by Nerman describing aspects of dance an

Art deco sketches by Nerman describing aspects of dance and some leading dancing stars including Pavlova, Maud Allen, Ruth St Denis, Massine and Isadora Duncan, London, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch by Fish, 1921

Art deco sketch by Fish, 1921. The telephone conversation. Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch of After Midnight, 1921

Art deco sketch of After Midnight, 1921
Art deco sketch of After Midnight in Paris, 1921 Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Programme cover for the drama Werther at the Nouveau Theatre

Programme cover for the drama Werther at the Nouveau Theatre, Paris, 1922. Artwork by Barjansky Date: 1922

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco artwork by Gladys Peto, 1921 for The Cards Tell Tr

Art deco artwork by Gladys Peto, 1921 for The Cards Tell Truly Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch Gestures, 1921

Art deco sketch Gestures, 1921
Art deco sketch Their Gestures: how they wear it by A. Pecoud (models wearing masks), 1921 Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco fashion sketch at Parisian Music Hall premier, 1921

Art deco fashion sketch at Parisian Music Hall premier, 1921
Fashion sketch at Parisian Music Hall premier of Marie-Gazelle at the new Tehatre Marjal, 1921. Polaire (dancing) wears a gown of ruby velvet and lace flounces

Background imageArt Work Collection: Programme cover for Bonjour Paris at the Casino de Paris, Pa

Programme cover for Bonjour Paris at the Casino de Paris, Paris, 1924-25. Artwork by Gesmar featuring Mistinguett Date: 1924

Background imageArt Work Collection: Maltese cross

Maltese cross painted on green garage door, Birgu / Three Cities Date: 2011

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch by Fish of Pleasures at the Seaside, 1922

Art deco sketch by Fish of Pleasures at the Seaside, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imageArt Work Collection: Art deco sketch of Fatty Arbuckle and fans, Paris, 1921

Art deco sketch of Fatty Arbuckle and fans, Paris, 1921
Art deco sketch by Hemjie of Fatty Arbuckle and fans, Paris, 1921 Date: 1921

Background imageArt Work Collection: Programme cover for Mercenary Mary, 1925

Programme cover for Mercenary Mary, 1925
Programme cover for Mercenary Mary staged at the London Hippodrome, 1925. Artwork by Paul Chesney. Date: 1925



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