Skip to main content

Banks Collection

Background imageBanks Collection: Bouquinistes, Paris Quais - Book and Print Sellers

Bouquinistes, Paris Quais - Book and Print Sellers
The bouquinistes whose stalls form a permanent book and print market lining the Quai de la Tournelle on the banks of the River Seine, Paris, France. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBanks Collection: Corner of Baker Street and Dorset Street, Marylebone, London

Corner of Baker Street and Dorset Street, Marylebone, London
National Westminster Bank building on the corner of Baker Street and Dorset Street, Marylebone, London. Date: circa 1905

Background imageBanks Collection: Young North Africans dancing on the Paris Quais

Young North Africans dancing on the Paris Quais
Young North Africans (from Algeria) dance on the Paris Quais. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBanks Collection: London in fog

London in fog - a real Pea Souper. The statue of Queen Boudicca of the Iceni on the banks of the River Thames at Westminster at is rended into dramatic silhouette

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank Vault

Bank Vault
The Diebold Safe & Lock Co. Vault at The New Britain Trust Co. Bank Vault

Background imageBanks Collection: Three Swans

Three Swans
Three swans among the rushes on the banks of a river

Background imageBanks Collection: Ancient Egyptian Writing

Ancient Egyptian Writing
1. Cat cuts off serpent head 2. Ani and his wife, Tutu, adoring the scarab-headed god Khepera on the Solar Bark 3. The god Atum in Solar Bark 4. Couchant lion on pedestal

Background imageBanks Collection: Irish Scene - Cottages of the banks of Lough Corrib, Ireland

Irish Scene - Cottages of the banks of Lough Corrib, Ireland
A view of cottages on the banks of Lough Corrib close to Oughterard in County Galway, Ireland. The outboard motors of the old rowing boats somewhat tarnish this rural idyll ! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBanks Collection: Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose)

Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose), of the Rosaceae family, native to China. It has white or pale yellow flowers. Lady Banks, after whom this rose was named

Background imageBanks Collection: The Savings Bank of Utica, New York

The Savings Bank of Utica, New York
Diebold Safe and Lock Co. The Savings Bank of Utica. Exterior of the Savings Bank of Utica building, Utica N.Y

Background imageBanks Collection: Mental Cruelty by H. M. Bateman

Mental Cruelty by H. M. Bateman
A banks customer struggles to control his reactions at seeing piles of money being handled by the staff behind the counter

Background imageBanks Collection: Lake Windermere 1950S

Lake Windermere 1950S
Visitors to the English Lake District enjoy relaxing on benches on the banks of Lake Windermere, taking in the lovely scenery, including a tourist boat trip on the lake

Background imageBanks Collection: Cod Fishing Newfoundland

Cod Fishing Newfoundland
Cod fishing on the Grand Banks, Newfoundland

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank of England / Dividend

Bank of England / Dividend
Dividend Day at The Bank of England

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank Vault

Bank Vault
The Diebold Safe & Lock Co. Vault in The Bank of Montreal, New York. Bank Vault

Background imageBanks Collection: Royal Chattris, Orchha, India

Royal Chattris, Orchha, India
The Royal Chattris (14 cenotaphs or tombs carved out of stone) of former rulers, in Kanchana Ghat on the banks of the river Betwa at Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India

Background imageBanks Collection: Coutts Interior

Coutts Interior
The public office at Coutts and co in the Strand, London

Background imageBanks Collection: Sir Joseph Banks herbarium and library at Soho Square

Sir Joseph Banks herbarium and library at Soho Square
Sir Joseph Banks herbarium and part library in his house at 32 Soho Square, London. It remained there until 1827 when it was moved to the British Museum at Montagu House

Background imageBanks Collection: Low Tide on the Medway

Low Tide on the Medway
A collection of moored vessels on the mud banks of the River Medway, at Cuxton< near Rochester, Kent, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBanks Collection: Senegal and Niger, French Colonies in Africa - Map

Senegal and Niger, French Colonies in Africa - Map showing main transport routes. Date: circa 1909

Background imageBanks Collection: Phormium tenax, New Zealand flax

Phormium tenax, New Zealand flax
A watercolour commissioned by Sir Joseph Banks and sketched by Sydney Parkinson during the Endeavour Voyage. Parkinson died at sea before he could complete it

Background imageBanks Collection: Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England

Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England
Athelney in Somerset, devastated by floods in 1930 showing the only method of travel around the area - in Venetian style, by boat

Background imageBanks Collection: WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue

WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue
Photolithograph poster inscribed NaFI presents ENSA Entertainments for HM Forces. Its modern, its new, its bright, its Swing Vogue

Background imageBanks Collection: Stewart Banks

Stewart Banks 1725 - 1802 (c.1760-65). Lowry, Strickland 1737-c.1785 (attributed to). Date: 1760-1765 (circa)

Background imageBanks Collection: J. W Walkers Organ at the Great Exhibition, 1851

J. W Walkers Organ at the Great Exhibition, 1851
An organ in the Tudor style, designed by Banks and Barry, adapted for a hall or music room. Date: 1851

Background imageBanks Collection: Stream with Geese

Stream with Geese
A picturesque stream in the English countryside, with geese on the banks and swimming, and a flock of sheep neath the spring blossom

Background imageBanks Collection: Many small yellow roses, Lady Banks rose, Rosa

Many small yellow roses, Lady Banks rose, Rosa Banksiae var. lutea.. Handcolored illustration by Edwin Dalton Smith engraved by F.W. Smith from Charles McIntoshs Flora and Pomona 1829

Background imageBanks Collection: Muntiacus muntjak, Indian muntjac

Muntiacus muntjak, Indian muntjac
Zoological drawing 6 (1:6) Cervus plicatus. Pencil outline, lateral and front views, of head of Indian muntjac, made by Sydney Parkinson (1745-1771) during Captain Cooks first voyage of discovery

Background imageBanks Collection: State Bank of the USSR, 1939

State Bank of the USSR, 1939
Registering the deposits of Soviet workers in the State Bank of the U.S.S.R in 1939. On the right, depositors can be seen at a counter waiting their turn while men

Background imageBanks Collection: England / Windsor

England / Windsor
A lovely scene, with mothers and children on the banks of the River Thames, looking towards Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBanks Collection: London Embankment at night

London Embankment at night
A statue of a Sphinx on the London Victoria Embankment at night. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBanks Collection: Safety Deposit Vault

Safety Deposit Vault
Merchantile Safe Deposit Co. 120 Broadway, c. 1904. Safety deposit vault with mosaic tile floor flanked by banks of safe deposit boxes

Background imageBanks Collection: Mr and Mrs Norman Parkinson Smith

Mr and Mrs Norman Parkinson Smith
Norman Parkinson (1913 - 1990), British portrait and fashion photographer pictured with his first wife Peggy Mitchell Banks shortly after their marriage in 1935

Background imageBanks Collection: Thames at Hammersmith

Thames at Hammersmith
Pleasure boats and commercial vessels on the banks of the river, seen from Hammersmith Bridge

Background imageBanks Collection: Joseph & Louisa Rhine

Joseph & Louisa Rhine
Joseph Banks Rhine and his wife Louisa, prominent American parapsychologists; he is known for clinical experiments with ESP, she studied spontaneous cases

Background imageBanks Collection: London City / Midland Bank

London City / Midland Bank
A queue at the counter of the London City and Midland Bank, Ludgate Hill

Background imageBanks Collection: Tremezzo on the shore of Lake Como, Italy

Tremezzo on the shore of Lake Como, Italy. Date: circa 1904

Background imageBanks Collection: Norfolk Broads Floods

Norfolk Broads Floods
The Broads overflow their banks - the flooded fields near Beccles, on the Suffolk - Norfolk border, East Anglia, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank of England Old Lady

Bank of England Old Lady
Old lady of Threadneedle Street, holding onto a Bank Stock(ing) of reserve, berates the rash speculators

Background imageBanks Collection: Coutts Exterior

Coutts Exterior
The home of the bank Coutts and Co in the Strand, London. Date: 1902

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank of England Founded

Bank of England Founded
Proposed by William Paterson, the Bank of England is formed with Sir John Houblon its first Governor, initially located in Mercers Hall, then in Grocers Hall till 1734

Background imageBanks Collection: Fishing boats on the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar

Fishing boats on the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar Date: circa 1908

Background imageBanks Collection: A Selection of Museum Specimens

A Selection of Museum Specimens
Specimens here include an Entomological tray of insect from the order Orthoptera, a herbarium sheet from Cooks first voyage collected in New South Wales, Australia in 1770 and fish specimens

Background imageBanks Collection: Amomum, vochya, callisia, tapanhuacanga, portlandia, fransin

Amomum, vochya, callisia, tapanhuacanga, portlandia, fransin
Autograph letter to Sir J. Banks, consisting of descriptions, with water colour drawings of genera of Plants collected in Minas Geraes, Brazil Vandelli, Domenico, 1732-1816. Page one of sixteen pages

Background imageBanks Collection: Bank door transportation

Bank door transportation
Safes, Bankers Trust Co. Vaults. Team of horses pulling a vault door on Broad Street at Pearl Street, presumably on its way to the Bankers Trust Co. for installation; sign of rig reads: EMERGENCY DOOR

Background imageBanks Collection: Postman (Petherick)

Postman (Petherick)
London characters: the POSTMAN brings letters of thanks, letters from banks, letters of joy from girl and boy, receipted bills and invitations... (Auden)

Background imageBanks Collection: Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra

Nashik - an ancient holy city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated on the banks of river Godavari - this card shows the fine stone bridge over the river

Background imageBanks Collection: Sun Buildings, Spooners Corner, Plymouth

Sun Buildings, Spooners Corner, Plymouth, showing Farrows Bank Ltd and other premises. circa 1910s



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping