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Background imageBare Collection: The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa

The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa
Postcard image after a painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa La Ladrona (" The Thief" ) in the los Tiros art gallery in Granada, Spain

Background imageBare Collection: Moses / Millais / Hands Up

Moses / Millais / Hands Up
MOSES Hebrew prophet and lawgiver watches the Israelites defeat the Amalekites, his arms held up by Aaron and Hur to ensure success

Background imageBare Collection: Rock and roll dancing couple

Rock and roll dancing couple

Background imageBare Collection: English Prizefighters

English Prizefighters
A pair of bruisers slug it out with their bare fists while a genteel crowd watches the action

Background imageBare Collection: Tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Jermyn S

Tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Jermyn S
A battle royal in mid-air: a tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Hamman Studio, Jermyn Street, London. Date: 1897

Background imageBare Collection: Children doing handstands on a Balham street, SW London

Children doing handstands on a Balham street, SW London
Two children, a boy and a girl, doing handstands against a concrete wall on a Balham street, SW London. A smaller child watches them, backed into a corner. Date: circa 1961

Background imageBare Collection: Eritrea - Water Carrier

Eritrea - Water Carrier
Eritrea - Female Water Carrier Date: 1936

Background imageBare Collection: T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia, 1888-1935), British Army officer best known for his liaison role during the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916-1918

Background imageBare Collection: David Wright woman in short black underslip

David Wright woman in short black underslip
Elegant woman with red hair, wearing a short black, semi-transparent underslip. She is sitting on the edge of her dressing table, loosening her hair

Background imageBare Collection: Moroccan dancer

Moroccan dancer
Exotic Moroccan Dancer and entourage of backing clappers!

Background imageBare Collection: Bunny and Child

Bunny and Child
A bunny dances with a child in a bunny costume, while coloured eggs lie on the grass and a robin sings on the bare branches of a silver birch

Background imageBare Collection: 1940S Housewife Cooking

1940S Housewife Cooking
A housewife cooks on a simple stove in a bare and austere kitchen, adding milk to the pan she is stirring

Background imageBare Collection: Ballad / Twa Corbies

Ballad / Twa Corbies
THE TWA CORBIES Two crows plan to dine on the body of a new-slain knight, then o er his white banes, when they are bare, the wind sall blaw for evermair. Date: traditional

Background imageBare Collection: Four boys in a street in the East End of London

Four boys in a street in the East End of London
Four boys walking along a street in the East End of London, passing the premises of the East End News. Two of them have bare feet. Two are wearing hoods, though it doesn t appear to be raining

Background imageBare Collection: Sayers V Heenan 1860

Sayers V Heenan 1860
English champion Tom Sayers fights the American challenger for the belt. Unresolved, the fight is stopped by the police

Background imageBare Collection: Tarot Card 22 - Le Fou (The Fool)

Tarot Card 22 - Le Fou (The Fool)
Tarot Card 22 - Le Fou or Le Mat (The Fool)

Background imageBare Collection: Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers)

Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers). Date: 20th century

Background imageBare Collection: Tunisian Beauty showing plenty of front

Tunisian Beauty showing plenty of front
A beautiful Tunisian Moorish woman who decided to forgo the usual lacing up of ones bodice for a more Summery open-air look... Date: circa 1909

Background imageBare Collection: Jem Mace, Boxer

Jem Mace, Boxer
" Gypsy" Jem Mace (1831 - 1910), English champion and known as the " Father of Modern Boxing"

Background imageBare Collection: Farmer leads his cows down a country road

Farmer leads his cows down a country road
A farmer leads his cows down a country road

Background imageBare Collection: Poster advertising Union Castle

Poster advertising Union Castle cruises for South Africa, East Africa and around the African coast

Background imageBare Collection: Johnson V Perrins 1789

Johnson V Perrins 1789
Tom Johnson and Isaac Perrins square up to each other at Banbury

Background imageBare Collection: Poster advertising Union Castle

Poster advertising Union Castle cruises: the goings good!

Background imageBare Collection: Advertisement for Bovril

Advertisement for Bovril - nurses must use Bovril in place of beef tea as it is infinitely more nourishing. Date: late 19th century

Background imageBare Collection: Madimba - Congo - Pipe-smoking lady

Madimba - Congo - Pipe-smoking lady
A rather powerful looking lady from the Congo, smoking a pipe and carrying a large wicker basket on her head. She is the wife of the Chief of the Mpongo Tribe of Kibweta, Madimba, Congo, Africa

Background imageBare Collection: Mali, Africa - Young women from Timbuktu

Mali, Africa - Young women from Timbuktu
Mali, Africa - Two young women from Timbuktu Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBare Collection: Behind the Scenes at Theatre de L Abri, Paris, France

Behind the Scenes at Theatre de L Abri, Paris, France
Behind the Scenes at the erotic revue performed at the Theatre de L Abri, Paris, France with principal dancer Louis Espinoza - Le Ballet des Nymphes. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBare Collection: Jugend front cover, naked woman with dragon

Jugend front cover, naked woman with dragon
Front cover design for Jugend magazine, depicting a naked woman with a large red dragon. Date: 1898

Background imageBare Collection: Mali, Africa - Two women from Timbuktu

Mali, Africa - Two women from Timbuktu Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBare Collection: American Indians scalping

American Indians scalping
American Indian holding up the scalp of a died man, that he has just been in combat with. Date: Circa 1870s

Background imageBare Collection: Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1

Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1
Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills for Active Service, showing a man undergoing an army medical examination during the early stages of the First World War. Date: 1914

Background imageBare Collection: Girl climbing tree, line of washing, Balham, SW London

Girl climbing tree, line of washing, Balham, SW London
A girl climbs a tree under a line of washing in the Zennor Road area of Balham, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageBare Collection: Czech Republic - 9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932

Czech Republic - 9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932
9th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1932. A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic)

Background imageBare Collection: Tipton Slasher sculpture

Tipton Slasher sculpture
Welder and sculptor Jack Bouckley, of Wolverhampton, works on a metal sculpture of 19th Century Black Country heavyweight prize fighter William Perry, known as The Tipton Slasher

Background imageBare Collection: Royal Navy sailor with Union Jack and Red Ensign flags

Royal Navy sailor with Union Jack and Red Ensign flags. circa 1900

Background imageBare Collection: Children doing handstands on a Balham street, SW London

Children doing handstands on a Balham street, SW London
Two children, a boy and a girl, doing handstands against a concrete wall on a Balham street, SW London. A smaller child watches them, backed into a corner. Date: circa 1961

Background imageBare Collection: Women brickmakers in the Black Country

Women brickmakers in the Black Country
Women brickmakers at work in the Black Country -- south Staffordshire and north Worcestershire

Background imageBare Collection: Female Type / Topless 1920

Female Type / Topless 1920
Demure-looking young woman, going topless

Background imageBare Collection: Lesbian Couple Chatting

Lesbian Couple Chatting
Two young women, one in her underclothes, one fully dressed, relax and chat

Background imageBare Collection: Cover design, London Mail, Christmas Extra 1923

Cover design, London Mail, Christmas Extra 1923
Cover design in art deco style, London Mail Christmas Extra 1923 Date: 1923

Background imageBare Collection: Christmas card, silhouette of gypsy caravan

Christmas card, silhouette of gypsy caravan

Background imageBare Collection: Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress

Marianne Faithfull, singer, songwriter and actress
Marianne Faithfull (b.1946), English singer, songwriter and actress. Seen here as a teenager at the Prospect Theatre, Reading, where she went to school. circa 1962

Background imageBare Collection: Canadian gunners, Battle of Vimy Ridge, France, WW1

Canadian gunners, Battle of Vimy Ridge, France, WW1
Canadian gunners firing a 6 inch Howitzer during the Battle of Vimy Ridge, northern France, during the First World War. Date: April 1917

Background imageBare Collection: Materialisation of Geordie, controlling spirit

Materialisation of Geordie, controlling spirit of Annie Fairlamb (later Mrs J B Mellon, 1850-1938). He was described as a tall Scotsman who had lived most of his life in Newcastle. Date: 19th century

Background imageBare Collection: Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)

Background imageBare Collection: Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1929

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1929
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)



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