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Bailey Collection

Background imageBailey Collection: Chelsea Arts Ball - Noel Coward and Ivor Novello

Chelsea Arts Ball - Noel Coward and Ivor Novello
A group at the Annual Chelsea Arts Club Ball, held at the Royal Albert Hall every New Years Eve. Back row from left, Mr Frank Verner Leveson, Mrs Calthrop, Ivor Novello, Miss Gladys Cooper

Background imageBailey Collection: Court room scene, Mr M Naughten trial

Court room scene, Mr M Naughten trial
A sketch taken of the courtroom at Old Bailey where the trial of Mr M Naughten took place, for the assassination Mr Edward Drummond, secretary to Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel

Background imageBailey Collection: Old Bailey / London

Old Bailey / London
The Central Criminal Court, London (The Old Bailey)

Background imageBailey Collection: Another Derby Derby?

Another Derby Derby?
Caricatures of well known personalities of the turf caricatured by Mel before the Epsom Derby of 1928. Clockwise from top left - Sir Abe Bailey, owner of Advocate, Lord Dewar, owner of Sunny Trace

Background imageBailey Collection: Barnum & Bailey Poster

Barnum & Bailey Poster
Poster for Barnum and Baileys Circus

Background imageBailey Collection: Dunster Castle, Dunster, Somerset

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Somerset. A former motte and bailey castle, it is now a country house. Date: 20th century

Background imageBailey Collection: The Old Court / Old Bailey

The Old Court / Old Bailey
The Old Bailey: The Old Court. Date: circa 1900

Background imageBailey Collection: Page from The Bystander, 18th April 1928, featuring an article called Flying for Women by

Page from The Bystander, 18th April 1928, featuring an article called Flying for Women by Lady (Abe) Bailey, who is pictured top left as the champion woman aviator who flies a D.H. Moth

Background imageBailey Collection: Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927

Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927
Weighing out for the cartoon stakes at Ascot - and some of the " the heads" whose colours have established a reputation for " showing up" at the Royal meeting

Background imageBailey Collection: Bailey Bridge and Rhine victory by G. H. Davis

Bailey Bridge and Rhine victory by G. H. Davis
The Bailey Bridge: the British weapon which hurdled Allied armies across the Rhine barrier during the Second World War. Some constructional details of a great engineering invention

Background imageBailey Collection: Lillian Leitzel - German Circus acrobat and strongwoman

Lillian Leitzel - German Circus acrobat and strongwoman
Lillian (" Lilli" ) Leitzel (1892-1931) - an acrobat and strongwoman for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBailey Collection: Government supplied NFS pump escape and trailer pump

Government supplied NFS pump escape and trailer pump
A grey pump escape and trailer pump prior to having its NFS station identification number painted on the side. Seen here at the London Fire Brigade headquarters in Lambeth

Background imageBailey Collection: Old Bailey (Interior)

Old Bailey (Interior)
The Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey

Background imageBailey Collection: Trial of the Detectives at the Old Bailey

Trial of the Detectives at the Old Bailey
Trial of the Scotland Yard Detectives at the Old Bailey - examination of the convict Kurr. Date: 1877

Background imageBailey Collection: Dwarf violet iris or vernal American flower

Dwarf violet iris or vernal American flower de luce, Iris verna. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by A. Bailey after Edwin Dalton Smith from John Lindley

Background imageBailey Collection: New Sessions House, London

New Sessions House, London
New Sessions House, Central Criminal Court, London c. 1910

Background imageBailey Collection: The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on Earth, the worlds larg

The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on Earth, the worlds largest, grandest, best amusement institution. Date c1899. The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on Earth, the worlds largest, grandest

Background imageBailey Collection: Old Bailey Dome

Old Bailey Dome
The dome of the Old Bailey, topped by the magnificent gold statue of Justice, holding a sword in one hand and weighing scales in the other. Date: early 1930s

Background imageBailey Collection: The Barnum and Bailey Show Programme, 1897

The Barnum and Bailey Show Programme, 1897
Front cover of the Barnum and Bailey Show programme for the 1897 performances at Olympia, London

Background imageBailey Collection: Prisoners / Old Bailey

Prisoners / Old Bailey
Prisoners await their turn at the passage and stairs leading to the dock in the Old Bailey

Background imageBailey Collection: Freiheit Trial / 1881

Freiheit Trial / 1881
The Freiheit prosecution - trial of Herr Johann Most at the Cebtral Criminal Court (Old Bailey). Mr A M Sullivan (Counsel for the Defence) is speaking

Background imageBailey Collection: Oxford Castel C16th ?

Oxford Castel C16th ?
Plan of the motte and bailey castle of William the Conqueror showing the ditch, surrounding houses & their gardens, the Session House & St Georges Tower & the keep

Background imageBailey Collection: Stephan Bibrowski (1890 - 1932), know as Lionel the Lion-faced Man

Stephan Bibrowski (1890 - 1932), know as Lionel the Lion-faced Man. Lionel traveled to the United States and started appearing with the Barnum and Bailey Circus

Background imageBailey Collection: c. 1920s - Tom and Alice obese sideshow performers

c. 1920s - Tom and Alice obese sideshow performers
Early 20th century vintage press photograph - Tom and Alice obese sideshow performers arriving in Los Angeles. Probably Alice Dunbar

Background imageBailey Collection: c. 1920s - Madame Alice fat lady performer

c. 1920s - Madame Alice fat lady performer
Picture captioned Madame Alice - possibly Alice Dunbar, nicknamed Alice from Dallas who worked for Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey for nearly 20 years

Background imageBailey Collection: Poster, Barnum and Bailey, Greatest Show on Earth

Poster, Barnum and Bailey, Greatest Show on Earth

Background imageBailey Collection: Surgeons Hall

Surgeons Hall
The Company of Surgeons moved from Surgeons Hall in Old Bailey to a site at 41 Lincolns Inn Fields in 1797. Construction of the first College building, to a design by George Dance the Younger

Background imageBailey Collection: Pratt's High Test Fuel

Pratt's High Test Fuel - Advertisement for Pratt's High Test petrol depicts a woman at the steering wheel, goggles at the ready. Artist: Albert Bailey. Date: 1926

Background imageBailey Collection: Bailey Gate, Pontefract early 1900's

Bailey Gate, Pontefract early 1900's

Background imageBailey Collection: Pontefract Bailey Gate early 1900s

Pontefract Bailey Gate early 1900s

Background imageBailey Collection: WW2 - The Iris Sets Out For Dunkirk

WW2 - The Iris Sets Out For Dunkirk
An illustration for a WW2 children's short story, We Will Return, written by R. Ernest Bailey. The image shows some British wartime crewmembers of a vessel named Iris

Background imageBailey Collection: Baillie Scott, Findon Dining Hall

Baillie Scott, Findon Dining Hall
A photograph which shows a high ceiling dining hall to Findon, a commissioned house designed by Mackay Hugh Bailey Scott, the central circular gate table is placed by the fireplace. Date: circa 1906

Background imageBailey Collection: The Thames From The Tate Gallery

The Thames From The Tate Gallery
A watercolour painting of the river Thames in London, painted from the Tate Gallery, figures can be seen looking over the low wall towards the city view with boats travelling along the water

Background imageBailey Collection: Abor exploratory expeditions

Abor exploratory expeditions
Photographs from the Abor Expedition. In 1911??12 as part of the Abor Expedition, the Survey of India conducted widespread surveying of the tributaries of the Brahmaputra. Morshead was in a team

Background imageBailey Collection: Hole batting to Truman in final test

Hole batting to Truman in final test
Australian cricketer Hole batting to Fred Truman in the Final Test. England field L-R Hutton, Laker, Lock, Bailey, Bedser, Edrich and Evans Date: 1953

Background imageBailey Collection: On The Thames

On The Thames
Watercolour painting showing the River Thames in London, with a large number of boats on the surface. Date: circa 1931

Background imageBailey Collection: The Red Sail, Venice

The Red Sail, Venice
Watercolour painting of a boat close by in Venice, Italy. In the background, there floats many other sailing vessels. Date: circa 1930

Background imageBailey Collection: Costumes designed by James Bailey for an Old Vic production of 'Twelfth Night'

Costumes designed by James Bailey for an Old Vic production of "Twelfth Night". Olivia's dress is painted nylon gauze. Date: 1954

Background imageBailey Collection: Advert, Bailey Whalebone Pneumatic Road Wagon

Advert, Bailey Whalebone Pneumatic Road Wagon
Advert for the Bailey Whalebone Pneumatic Road Wagon Date: 1901

Background imageBailey Collection: Illustration of an elegant woman getting into her car at a motor show

Illustration of an elegant woman getting into her car at a motor show, clutching a brace of car brochures and magazines. As she enters the car, a garter can just be glimpsed peeping from her skirt

Background imageBailey Collection: Inner Bailey of the Castle, Old Sarum, Wiltshire

Inner Bailey of the Castle, Old Sarum, Wiltshire. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBailey Collection: Sketch of Magpie & Stump PH, Old Bailey, London

Sketch of Magpie & Stump PH, Old Bailey, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details

Background imageBailey Collection: Photograph of Magpie & Stump PH, Old Bailey, London

Photograph of Magpie & Stump PH, Old Bailey, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageBailey Collection: Powderham Castle, seat of Lord Viscount William Courtenay

Powderham Castle, seat of Lord Viscount William Courtenay
Powderham Castle, Devon, seat of Lord Viscount William Courtenay, 9th Earl of Devon, gay lover of slave owner William Beckford

Background imageBailey Collection: 1930s woman in black with yellow background, Albert Bailey

1930s woman in black with yellow background, Albert Bailey
Glamorous woman dress in black against a yellow background. Illustration by Albert Bailey. Date: c.1935

Background imageBailey Collection: Proposed central railway terminus, London 1846

Proposed central railway terminus, London 1846
Overview of the proposed Central Railway terminus for the city of London, including the market on Old Bailey, Ludgate Hill and the new viaduct (Holburn). Date: 1846

Background imageBailey Collection: Miss Emmie Fossett, circus performer, with horse

Miss Emmie Fossett, circus performer, with horse
Miss Emmie Fossett, circus performer with the Fossett Family Circus, with horse. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBailey Collection: Skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus

Skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus
Skunk cabbage or foetid symplocarpus, Symplocarpus foetidus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by A. Bailey after Edwin Dalton Smith from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden



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