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Bachelor Collection

Background imageBachelor Collection: Chaffinch (Morris)

Chaffinch (Morris)
(Fringilla coelebs) Coelebs means bachelor, and refers to the birds habit of temporary separation from its mate

Background imageBachelor Collection: Gallant Rescue off the Bachelor Rocks

Gallant Rescue off the Bachelor Rocks Date: 1871

Background imageBachelor Collection: Mont St Michel, Low Tide

Mont St Michel, Low Tide
An etching of Mont Saint Michel at low tide, a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. A statue of Archangel Michael sits atop the spire. Date: circa 1931

Background imageBachelor Collection: The Old Brewery, Ringwood

The Old Brewery, Ringwood
An Etching of The Old Brewery, Ringwood, a market town in south-west Hampshire, England. Date: circa 1927

Background imageBachelor Collection: Basilica di San Nicolo

Basilica di San Nicolo
Etching of the Basilica di San Nicolo, Italy. Date: circa 1928

Background imageBachelor Collection: Ready for Repairs

Ready for Repairs
Etching of a boat that is ready for repairs at Poole Harbour in Dorset, Southern England. Date: circa 1929

Background imageBachelor Collection: Verona

Verona
Etching of Verona, Northern Italy's Veneto region. A city famed for being the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Date: circa 1929

Background imageBachelor Collection: St Nicholas, Ghent

St Nicholas, Ghent
Artwork showing St. Nicholas Church in Ghent, Belgium. Constructed in the 13th century in the local Scheldt Gothic style. Date: circa 1929

Background imageBachelor Collection: Houses on a Hill

Houses on a Hill
Soft ground etching of a group of buildings situatied half way up a large, plain hill. Date: circa 1929

Background imageBachelor Collection: A Street in Orvieto

A Street in Orvieto
An etching of a Street in Orvieto, a city that is perched on a rock cliff in Umbria, Italy. Date: circa 1929

Background imageBachelor Collection: Ginger Rogers and David Niven

Ginger Rogers and David Niven
Ginger Rogers (1911-1995) and David Niven (1910-1983) in publicity for the film Bachelor Mother'. Date: 1939

Background imageBachelor Collection: Comic postcard, Lonely boy sitting in an armchair Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Lonely boy sitting in an armchair Date: 20th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: House interior, Purari Delta, New Guinea, South West Pacific

House interior, Purari Delta, New Guinea, South West Pacific
Interior of a mens house, with mural decorations consisting of shields, drums and ornaments, Purari Delta, New Guinea, South West Pacific (then part of the British Empire, now Papua New Guinea)

Background imageBachelor Collection: BACHELOR / WORKMAN 1866

BACHELOR / WORKMAN 1866
A young bachelor sewing his own clothes at home: Single Blessedness! Date: 1866

Background imageBachelor Collection: CONGREVE / OLD BACHELOR

CONGREVE / OLD BACHELOR
Mr Foote as Fondlewife Date: 1693

Background imageBachelor Collection: Cookery Book

Cookery Book
Publishers postcard advertisement for The Bachelor Girls Cookery Book. Artist: L.R.J. Date: 1910

Background imageBachelor Collection: Advert for Players Bachelor cigarettes 1930

Advert for Players Bachelor cigarettes 1930
Woman holding Players Bachelor cork tipped cigarettes, wearing green silk pyjamas and a long oriental thin dressing gown. Date: 1930

Background imageBachelor Collection: Connemara Hotel, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Connemara Hotel, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Bachelors quarters, Connemara Hotel, Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. Date: circa 1904

Background imageBachelor Collection: Players Bachelor cigarettes advertisement

Players Bachelor cigarettes advertisement
Advertisement for awfully good Players cigarettes. A dapper chap in evening wear generously offers one to his female companion. 1930

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted nice little filly

Victorian scrap - Wanted nice little filly
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted nice little filly with " thou" or two. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted wife and caretaker

Victorian scrap - Wanted wife and caretaker
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted Wife and Caretaker. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted a nice party

Victorian scrap - Wanted a nice party
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted a nice party with comfortable business. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - The Eldest Son

Victorian scrap - The Eldest Son
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - The Eldest Son. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Powerful man in his county

Victorian scrap - Powerful man in his county
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Powerful Man in His County. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Hot Place Indiar

Victorian scrap - Hot Place Indiar
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Indiar Yas Indiar! Hot Place Indiar! late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - I should like to marry anyone

Victorian scrap - I should like to marry anyone
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - I should like to marry anyone. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - Club Specimen

Victorian scrap - Club Specimen
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Club Specimen. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Victorian scrap - 20 Livings in his Gift

Victorian scrap - 20 Livings in his Gift
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - 20 Livings in His Gift. late 19th century

Background imageBachelor Collection: Leap Year - Running the Gauntlet

Leap Year - Running the Gauntlet! Date: 1904

Background imageBachelor Collection: Players Navy Cut Snap Game - The Bachelor Girl

Players Navy Cut Snap Game - The Bachelor Girl - holding a large pack of Bachelor Cork Tips. Date: 1930

Background imageBachelor Collection: Charles Lyell (1797-1875). Engraving. Colored

Charles Lyell (1797-1875). Engraving. Colored
Charles Lyell (1797-1875). British lawyer and geologist. Engraving. Universal History, 19th century. Colored

Background imageBachelor Collection: The last bachelor in the village

The last bachelor in the village
Young boy with his toys has three pretty girls in hot pursuit. Artist: Ethel Parkinson Date: 1914

Background imageBachelor Collection: Oxford University robes: Bachelor of Music

Oxford University robes: Bachelor of Music
A Bachelor of Music at Oxford University sporting a mortarboard and long, black gown with white fur hood. Date: 1920s

Background imageBachelor Collection: Frank Ree

Frank Ree
Sir Frank Ree (? - 1914), British railway manager, General Manager of the London and North Western Railway and the North London Railway from 1909. He was made a knight bachelor in 1913

Background imageBachelor Collection: Suffragette Need Not Apply

Suffragette Need Not Apply. Bachelor peruses the newspaper ads from a matimorial agency. One reads, Wanted A Wife cheap who can cook, sew, wash, nurse, eat little, drink less and keep quiet

Background imageBachelor Collection: The bachelors Christmas dinner

The bachelors Christmas dinner
The Bachelors Christmas Dinner. A lonely, disgruntled looking, balding man sits down to a solitary meal. Date: 23 December 1865

Background imageBachelor Collection: Advert for Bachelor cigarettes 1932

Advert for Bachelor cigarettes 1932
Advert for Bachelor cigarettes inviting you to sample their individual charm and delightful character. 1932

Background imageBachelor Collection: Florence Higgins

Florence Higgins
FLORENCE HIGGINS The first female bachelor of music in Britain, but judging by the silence of the internet, she never fulfilled her early promise... Date: circa 1895

Background imageBachelor Collection: Why Get Married?

Why Get Married?
" Why Get Married?" The Joys of Bachelor Life illustrated quite clearly in this humorous German postcard illustration! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBachelor Collection: Gelsemium empervirens, yellow jasmine

Gelsemium empervirens, yellow jasmine
Centaurea sp. cornflower. Folio 36 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageBachelor Collection: The Miseries of a Bachelor

The Miseries of a Bachelor. Unmarried man trying to do his own sewing and darning Date: ca. 1865

Background imageBachelor Collection: The bachelors last Christmas eve

The bachelors last Christmas eve

Background imageBachelor Collection: Cafe Anglais on The Strand, London

Cafe Anglais on The Strand, London
Cafe Anglais, where you can meet, dine and dance to Alan Carr till midnight. The Lyceum on The Strand also offers old time dancing every Monday

Background imageBachelor Collection: Gibson girl wallpaper

Gibson girl wallpaper - suitable for a Bachelors Apartments. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBachelor Collection: Enthronement of Archbishop Lang

Enthronement of Archbishop Lang
A crowd scene at the enthronement of the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Cosmo Gordon Lang (1864-1945). He was the first bachelor to hold the appointment in 150 years

Background imageBachelor Collection: Single Men First

Single Men First
A reluctant bachelor gets carted off by the recruitment sergeant and regrets jilting a rather smug looking sweetheart. A comment on the recruitment policy during World War One which ruled that single

Background imageBachelor Collection: Players Bachelor cigarettes

Players Bachelor cigarettes
Advertisement from 1930 for Players Bachelor cigarettes showing a stylised flapper girl walking a toy dog

Background imageBachelor Collection: Oxford Uni Exam 1842

Oxford Uni Exam 1842
Exercise at Oxford for the degree of Bachelor of Divinity, with the Revd Professor Hampden DD in the Chair



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