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B Ring Collection

Background imageB Ring Collection: A Lakeland Dalesman, Cumbria

A Lakeland Dalesman, Cumbria
A Lakeland Dalesman bringing home a sickly ewe, Cumbria Date: 1936

Background imageB Ring Collection: The Ladder of Fortune

The Ladder of Fortune. Industry and Morality bring solid rewards. Idle schemes and speculations yield poverty and ruin. Date: 1875

Background imageB Ring Collection: Pandora and her Box

Pandora and her Box
Hephaistos created Pandora, on Zeuss orders, to bring ruin to mankind : married to Epimethus, she brought a box which when opened released all the evils

Background imageB Ring Collection: Nubians in Ancient Egypt

Nubians in Ancient Egypt
Nubians from the south bring tribute to the Egyptian Pharaoh; they wear a variety of clothing - skirts short or long, tunics, animal skins, and plumed headgear

Background imageB Ring Collection: Nativity / Magi Travel

Nativity / Magi Travel
WIR BRINGEN MYRRHEN, WIR BRINGEN GOLD... The Three Kings bring myrrh, gold and frankincense to Jesus

Background imageB Ring Collection: WWII Poster - Patriotic

WWII Poster - Patriotic
Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution, Will Bring Us Victory, Second World War poster. Date: circa 1940

Background imageB Ring Collection: Acupuncture in 17th Cent

Acupuncture in 17th Cent
Travellers in the East bring back accounts of different medical processes : this Chinese diagram of acupuncture points is published in a German scientific journal

Background imageB Ring Collection: Hei-Tiki Talisman

Hei-Tiki Talisman
HEI-TIKI TALISMAN jade charm worn by Maoris to bring them good luck

Background imageB Ring Collection: Mustard Poster

Mustard Poster
Poster for La Moutarde Pikarome, which promises to bring you old folk the appetite of your youth

Background imageB Ring Collection: Jumping through Fire

Jumping through Fire
A young couple from the Innviertel district of Austria jump through a bonfire on Saint Johns Eve, to bring themselves prosperity and happiness Date: 1889

Background imageB Ring Collection: Kodak Advert 1913

Kodak Advert 1913
A lady stands on a dune by the sea, tremendously glad that she remembered to bring her Kodak with her today

Background imageB Ring Collection: Landing in a Surf-boat at Accra, Ghana, 1891

Landing in a Surf-boat at Accra, Ghana, 1891
Engraving of a native surf boat heading through the breakers, to bring its cargo of two European officers to land at Accra, Ghana

Background imageB Ring Collection: Penelope Brings the Bow

Penelope Brings the Bow
At Ithaca, Odysseus despondent wife Penelope and her maids bring Odysseus bow to the Suitors. If any of them are strong enough to string it, they win her hand

Background imageB Ring Collection: Dogs Retrieves Newspaper

Dogs Retrieves Newspaper
A well behaved dog brings a copy of the Daily Howl filled with lots of news. Date: circa 1903

Background imageB Ring Collection: War Bonds Wwi Poster

War Bonds Wwi Poster
World War One poster encouraging the public to invest in war bonds to help buy guns and " bring them down" (presumably Zeppelins)

Background imageB Ring Collection: Family Dinner Party 1880

Family Dinner Party 1880
A big family party - a guest proposes a toast, children play, servants bring more food

Background imageB Ring Collection: Prince Nicholas of Romania

Prince Nicholas of Romania (1903-1978), in about 1928. Nicholas was Queen Marie of Romanias second son and the grandson of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh. He attended Eton and served in the British Navy

Background imageB Ring Collection: David Becomes King

David Becomes King
David is recognised as king of Israel by the leading warriors, who hope that he will bring unity and peace to their divided nation

Background imageB Ring Collection: SPAIN. San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Royal Monastery

SPAIN. San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Royal Monastery

Background imageB Ring Collection: A hard baby to bring up

A hard baby to bring up

Background imageB Ring Collection: Bring up your horses

Bring up your horses

Background imageB Ring Collection: Changing times bring unseen things - true picture of a tiger

Changing times bring unseen things - true picture of a tiger. Japanese print shows a leopard with a dead rooster, turning to look at another rooster sitting on a rail behind it

Background imageB Ring Collection: Ready for the trot: bring up your horse

Ready for the trot: bring up your horse!. Date c1877. Ready for the trot: bring up your horse!. Date c1877

Background imageB Ring Collection: Pueblos bring first protest since Lincoln

Pueblos bring first protest since Lincoln. Four Pueblo men (l to r) Santiago Naranjo, Waihusing, James Miller, and Jesus Baca, standing, facing front, wearing traditional and western clothing

Background imageB Ring Collection: Japanese Straw Boaters

Japanese Straw Boaters
If we MUST bring back the straw hat, why not copy the Japanese method of popularising it? Three straw boaters, worn with advertising sandwich boards! Date: 1933

Background imageB Ring Collection: Helston Floral Dance

Helston Floral Dance
THE FLORAL DANCE takes place during Furry day at Helston, Cornwall, England. At noon, couples in evening wear dance between the houses to bring the occupiers good luck. Date: 1950s

Background imageB Ring Collection: A rather boring date companion

A rather boring date companion. A glamorous young lady slightly regrets her choice of evening companion as his tales of carpet salesmanship fail to create the necessary spark

Background imageB Ring Collection: Dustman (Petherick)

Dustman (Petherick)
London characters: a DUSTMAN walks the street beside his cart, calling out to householders to bring out their rubbish. Date: circa 1870

Background imageB Ring Collection: Eglinton Tournament 3

Eglinton Tournament 3
The Lord of the Tournament - the Earl - rides to the tilt- ground with his Esquires and Retainers; the event will almost cripple him financial- -ly, but bring lasting fame. Date: 30 August 1839

Background imageB Ring Collection: Bread Riots, Milano

Bread Riots, Milano
BREAD RIOTS IN MILANO The cost of bread, the lack of work, and general dissatis- faction bring the people out : the police are unable to prevent widespread looting Date: May 1898

Background imageB Ring Collection: Ships of the Conquest

Ships of the Conquest
696 vessels of this type, similar to Viking boats, are used by duke William to bring his forces to England. Each carries about 100 men. In the foreground is the Commander s. Date: 1066

Background imageB Ring Collection: Boy with Clover

Boy with Clover
A boy carries a basket of four-leaf clover which will surely bring you good luck during the year to come... Date: 1909

Background imageB Ring Collection: Learning how to bring on an overtaking car / W H Robinson

Learning how to bring on an overtaking car / W H Robinson
Illustration by William Heath Robinson. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library

Background imageB Ring Collection: Egyptian newspaper boys bring news of victory

Egyptian newspaper boys bring news of victory
Egyptian newspaper boys, their target market European tourists, run through the street proclaiming a victory during the First World War, carrying newspaper of a variety of different countries

Background imageB Ring Collection: Mice eating the postcard

Mice eating the postcard
Some little white mice are nibbling away at the edge of this French greetings postcard! The caption translates as: We Bring Happiness

Background imageB Ring Collection: Billingsgate

Billingsgate
Fishing boats bring their catch to the quayside at Billingsgate fish market

Background imageB Ring Collection: The Ashanti War (1873-74) The camp at Prah-su, 1874

The Ashanti War (1873-74) The camp at Prah-su, 1874
Native artillery crossing the river at the camp at Prah-su, on the river Prah. Native bearers or carriers bring artillery over the bridge

Background imageB Ring Collection: German Workers unloading food, Berlin, 1945

German Workers unloading food, Berlin, 1945
Photograph showing a group of German workers unloading barrels of powdered milk from a British truck, under the supervision of a British Soldier, Berlin, August 1945

Background imageB Ring Collection: Fred VII at Flensburg

Fred VII at Flensburg
Frederik VII is warmly received at Flensburg, then in Denmark, though later by his intransigence he will bring about the loss of Schleswig-Holstein to Prussia

Background imageB Ring Collection: Breakdown Communication

Breakdown Communication
An American couple on their honeymoon bring out the phrase book hoping to understand what the European railway official is trying to tell them

Background imageB Ring Collection: Christmas in an Army Barracks, 1894

Christmas in an Army Barracks, 1894
Engraving showing the arrival of the Tuck cart at an Army Barracks, at Christmas. The tuck man was obliged to have a pass from the commanding officer to allow him to bring his cart into the barrack

Background imageB Ring Collection: Chinese Deity of Fortune

Chinese Deity of Fortune
Chinese god of Immortality, to which they sacrifice believing this will bring them good fortune

Background imageB Ring Collection: Cody / Penny Dreadful / 1910

Cody / Penny Dreadful / 1910
Colonel WILLIAM FREDERICK CODY alias Buffalo Bill Confrontation with Wapahoka the White Queen and her Amazon followers - " could he bring himself to shoot these girls?"

Background imageB Ring Collection: Marco Polo / Returning

Marco Polo / Returning
Marco Polo and his brother return via Ormuz in a boat - they bring with them an elephant

Background imageB Ring Collection: Gold at Monte Rosa 4

Gold at Monte Rosa 4
Miners bring the excavated ore to the refinery for crushing and extraction

Background imageB Ring Collection: Refreshments

Refreshments
Women bring refreshments for the Communards defending the barricades

Background imageB Ring Collection: Social / Firewood 19C

Social / Firewood 19C
A woman and a little girl bring home some firewood

Background imageB Ring Collection: News from Paris

News from Paris
At the poste restante at Saint-Denis, on the outskirts of Paris, letters from the city bring news, mostly gloomy



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