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Bands Collection

Background imageBands Collection: Free French - Honour the Maquis

Free French - Honour the Maquis. The Maquis were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Occupation of France in World War II Date: circa 1941

Background imageBands Collection: A group of Cameron Highlanders

A group of Cameron Highlanders
A group of Queens Own Cameron Highlanders

Background imageBands Collection: West Indian Musicians

West Indian Musicians
Marimba boxes feature in popular Calypso bands, Jamaica, West Indies. Date: 1960s

Background imageBands Collection: Marie Adelaide de Savoie, Duchess of Burgundy, 1683-1712

Marie Adelaide de Savoie, Duchess of Burgundy, 1683-1712. She wears a tall lace Fontanges headdress with ribbons, striped mantua with train, lace sleeves, and petticoat with gold bands

Background imageBands Collection: The Aldershot Tattoo - The Grand Finale

The Aldershot Tattoo - The Grand Finale! Date: 1939

Background imageBands Collection: Band of 7th Queens Own Hussars

Band of 7th Queens Own Hussars
Band of the 7th Queens Own Hussars, playing, in India. Date: C.1913

Background imageBands Collection: Parisienne models wearing fashionable feathered hats 1914

Parisienne models wearing fashionable feathered hats 1914
Fashionable parisienne models wearing the latest hats with feathers. Date: 1914

Background imageBands Collection: Parisienne models wearing headdresses 1914

Parisienne models wearing headdresses 1914
Fashionable parisienne models wearing the latest headwear and hair. Date: 1914

Background imageBands Collection: LCC-LFB Brigade marching band at the Annual Review

LCC-LFB Brigade marching band at the Annual Review
The Fire Brigade Band performing at the 1929 Annual Review in Victoria Park, East London. Formed after the First World War

Background imageBands Collection: Shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - toddler raincoat with stripes and cute cartoon animal picture bands Date: circa 1967

Background imageBands Collection: Rowley Hall Music Room

Rowley Hall Music Room
An illustration showing one end of the music salon of Rowley Hall, Staffordshire. The main feature of this end of the room is the organ

Background imageBands Collection: Music cover, Martial Moments, March Medley

Music cover, Martial Moments, March Medley, selected and arranged by Aubrey Winter, illustration by John Hassall Date: 1925

Background imageBands Collection: Painting bands before glazing, Alfred Meakin

Painting bands before glazing, Alfred Meakin
Painting Bleu de Roi bands on Bisque ware before glazing Date: 1913

Background imageBands Collection: Recruitment poster, London, WW1

Recruitment poster, London, WW1
Recruitment poster, London's Patriotic Recruiting Meetings. Come even if you cannot fight, Follow the Bands Date: 1914

Background imageBands Collection: Painted wooden stela of Neswy. Egypt

Painted wooden stela of Neswy. Egypt
Painted wooden stela of Neswy with his Ba at the top. The scenes shown arranged in horizontal bands, from top to bottom, the winged solar disk flanked by the goddesses Nekhbet

Background imageBands Collection: Two outfits from Lucien Lelong, Paris, 1925

Two outfits from Lucien Lelong, Paris, 1925 - one a coat trimmed with fox, the other a dance frock of crepe de chine trimmed with bands of silver, gold and ruby Date: 1925

Background imageBands Collection: A band, most of whom are wearing disguise of heavy eyebrows and moustaches

A band, most of whom are wearing disguise of heavy eyebrows and moustaches, presumably a gimmick during a performance, or just for the hell of it

Background imageBands Collection: Advert for Pathe dance records, 1920

Advert for Pathe dance records, 1920 Date: 1920

Background imageBands Collection: Advert for His Masters Voice new dance records, London

Advert for His Masters Voice new dance records, London, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imageBands Collection: Trooping of the Colour, 1919

Trooping of the Colour, 1919
Page from The Sphere reporting on the Trooping of the Colour ceremony, which took place on 3 June 1919, on King George Vs birthday. 1919

Background imageBands Collection: Outcrop of gneissic rock almost 40 feet high

Outcrop of gneissic rock almost 40 feet high. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelms Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte: Des Mineralreichs, Augsburg, 1828

Background imageBands Collection: Marquise de Verneuil, mistress of King Henry

Marquise de Verneuil, mistress of King Henry
Catherine-Henriette de Balzac d Etragues, Marquise de Verneuil, mistress of King Henry IV of France, 1579-1633. She wears her hair tied up with a ribbon of roses

Background imageBands Collection: Paris fashion, visiting toilette, black plush with silk band

Paris fashion, visiting toilette, black plush with silk band
Paris fashion, visiting toilette, black plush with bands of silk, waist buckle and buttons of old silver. 1901

Background imageBands Collection: Music cover, Prince Alberts Band March

Music cover, Prince Alberts Band March, for military bands, composed by Stephen Glover. 19th century

Background imageBands Collection: London Fire Brigade band, group photo

London Fire Brigade band, group photo, with brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBands Collection: LFB band at LCC Jubilee Reception, County Hall, London

LFB band at LCC Jubilee Reception, County Hall, London
The LFB band taking part in an LCC Jubilee Reception for the Metropolitan Boroughs at County Hall on 21 July 1950. Date: 1950

Background imageBands Collection: London Fire Brigade band, centenary celebrations

London Fire Brigade band, centenary celebrations
Members of the LCC-London Fire Brigade band, with their conductor, performing during the centenary celebrations on 11 November 1966. Date: 1966

Background imageBands Collection: Laos - Tran Nink Province - Meo Girl

Laos - Tran Nink Province - Meo Girl
A young Miao Girl from the Xiangkhouang (or Xiangkhoang) Plateau, also known in French as Plateau du Tran-Ninh in the north of Laos Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBands Collection: Austrian regiment Anschluss

Austrian regiment Anschluss
Band of Deutschmeister s, crack Austrian regiment of Guards playing in Munich Date: 1934-1938

Background imageBands Collection: Scallop Repeat Pattern Date: 1808

Scallop Repeat Pattern Date: 1808

Background imageBands Collection: Costume of Madame de Contades, merveilleuse

Costume of Madame de Contades, merveilleuse.. Costume of Madame de Contades, merveilleuse. She wears a Greek dress in white tarlatan with gold stars, gold bands on her arms and legs

Background imageBands Collection: Ladies Soire Early 1850s

Ladies Soire Early 1850s
Dark red dress: open bodice, basques, pagoda sleeves & 2 bands crossing over a habit shirt. Pink dress: vertical striped fabric worn with black lace fingerless gloves. Date: early 1850s

Background imageBands Collection: St Johns stretchers 1882

St Johns stretchers 1882
British examples of man-powered ambulances, (stretchers). Date: 1882

Background imageBands Collection: Two members of the Lango Tribe of Uganda

Two members of the Lango Tribe of Uganda - living in the Lango sub-region, north of Lake Kyoga. Date: 1938

Background imageBands Collection: Racial / E Africa / Kenya

Racial / E Africa / Kenya
A Masai woman of Kenya (then the British East African Protectorate) - weighed down with massive ornaments on her neck, arms, ears and head Date: 1908

Background imageBands Collection: WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges

WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges
Distinctive Badges of Rank of Officers in the Army, showing corresponding ranks in Royal Navy, Army, & Royal Air Force. Colour lithograph published by Gale and Polden Limited, Aldershot

Background imageBands Collection: Women Munitions Workers Keighley WW1

Women Munitions Workers Keighley WW1
On 23rd September 1916, the West Riding Volunteer Regiment organised a flag day and procession with marching bands. It included an attractive tableaux or float by the Keighley National Shell Factory

Background imageBands Collection: Balawat gates

Balawat gates. Reconstruction of the palace gates of Shalmaneser III (858-854 BC). Cedar wood and covered with bronze bands. British Museum. London. United Kingdom

Background imageBands Collection: The General Strike - Guards return from duty 1926

The General Strike - Guards return from duty 1926
Londoners watching a procession of The 1st Brigade of Guards, with massed bands, marching through the City past the Royal Exchange and Mansion House

Background imageBands Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - Macedonian Komitadjis

Thessaloniki, Greece - Macedonian Komitadjis - members of a rebel band (cheta) operating in the Balkans during the final period of the Ottoman Empire

Background imageBands Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - A Komitadji band at the Yeni Kapi

Thessaloniki, Greece - A Komitadji band at the Yeni Kapi (new gate) - members of a rebel band (cheta) operating in the Balkans during the final period of the Ottoman Empire

Background imageBands Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - A Komitadji

Thessaloniki, Greece - A Komitadji - a member of a rebel band (cheta) operating in the Balkans during the final period of the Ottoman Empire

Background imageBands Collection: Design for Woven Textile with flying birds

Design for Woven Textile with flying birds. Gouache on tracing paper. Silver Studio. 1932

Background imageBands Collection: Drum band in traditional uniform

Drum band in traditional uniform
Unidentified drum band in traditional uniform. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBands Collection: Lunchtime on Tower Hill

Lunchtime on Tower Hill
The front cover of The Bystander magazine features two lorry drivers in Tower Hill, London enjoying a Brigade of the Guards band performance on their lunch-break. 1940

Background imageBands Collection: Army School of Music

Army School of Music
The Army School of Music in concert. 1940

Background imageBands Collection: O. T. C. band, Rugby School, 1905

O. T. C. band, Rugby School, 1905
Members of the Officer Training Corps band at Rugby school in 1905. Top right of the picture is Cuthbert Gasemann, who appears to be holding a tenor horn

Background imageBands Collection: Advert for Noirat, hair and beauty 1912

Advert for Noirat, hair and beauty 1912
Advertisement for Noirat, showing women with increased visual width at the back of the head using wavy wigs, also wearing discrete headbands with feather and combs. 1912



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