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Barker Collection

Background imageBarker Collection: Advertisement for a book about flying saucers

Advertisement for a book about flying saucers
An advertisement for a book by Gray Barker, They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers, suggesting cover-ups, conspiracy and paranoia surrounding UFO sightings

Background imageBarker Collection: Ufos / Books / Barker

Ufos / Books / Barker
Jacket of Gray Barkers They knew too much about Flying Saucers

Background imageBarker Collection: Advert, Atkinson & Barkers Royal Infants Preservative

Advert, Atkinson & Barkers Royal Infants Preservative
Atkinson & Barkers Royal Infants Preservative, claimed to be the best medicine in the world, by royal appointment, with portraits of Queen Victoria and Princess Alexandra in their bridal dresses

Background imageBarker Collection: William George Barker, RFC pilot and air ace

William George Barker, RFC pilot and air ace
William George Billy Barker (1894-1930), Canadian member of No. 9 Squadron, RFC, seen here wearing a fur coat, standing by his Sopwith Camel. His confirmed victories totalled 50

Background imageBarker Collection: A motor field kitchen: A present to the Queen of Belgium

A motor field kitchen: A present to the Queen of Belgium
The field kitchen was donated by Dr Hector Munro and designed by Barker and Co

Background imageBarker Collection: Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith

Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith
Page from The Graphic reporting on the case of Colonel Barker (aka John Hill and Geoffrey Norton), who was born Lilias Irma Valerie Barker in 1895

Background imageBarker Collection: Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith Page from The Graphic reporting on the case of Colonel

Colonel Barker - Valerie Smith Page from The Graphic reporting on the case of Colonel
Page from The Graphic reporting on the case of Colonel Barker (aka John Hill and Geoffrey Norton), who was born Lilias Irma Valerie Barker in 1895

Background imageBarker Collection: Funfair side show

Funfair side show

Background imageBarker Collection: The English Armada

The English Armada. Statement of causes which moved the chief commanders of the Navy of Her Most Excellent Majesty the Queen of England on the Voyage and Expedition to Portugal

Background imageBarker Collection: Old Amsterdam

Old Amsterdam
An illustration of steepled building in a town in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Figures can be seen lining the street. Date: circa 1915

Background imageBarker Collection: Mosman Bay

Mosman Bay
An etching of some harbour houses, one with a Colley sign, with some boats docked outside at Mosman Bay, one of the bays belonging to Sydney Harbour, New South Wales. Date: circa 1921

Background imageBarker Collection: Toolum Mosque

Toolum Mosque
An etching of the interior of the Mosque of Ibn Tulun is located in Cairo, Egypt, completed in the year 879, it stands as one of the oldest mosques in Egypt. Date: circa 1919

Background imageBarker Collection: Lady Trumpington and Nigel Wright discuss Sunday trading

Lady Trumpington and Nigel Wright discuss Sunday trading
The Conservative peer Lady Trumpington (Jean Alys Barker, Baroness Trumpington, b.1922) and Nigel Wright, the Dickie Dirts clothing retailer, discuss the issue of Sunday trading, 4 February 1982

Background imageBarker Collection: Sand Pies. Seaside Holidays

Sand Pies. Seaside Holidays by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Looking for Shells. Seaside Holidays

Looking for Shells. Seaside Holidays by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: The Telescope Seaside Holidays Children's Postcard

The Telescope Seaside Holidays Children's Postcard
The, Telescope, Seaside, Holidays, Children's, Postcard, design, Watercolour, painting, Cicely, Mary, Barker, 12022013

Background imageBarker Collection: The Sand Castle. Seaside Holidays

The Sand Castle. Seaside Holidays by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Paddling. Seaside Holidays

Paddling. Seaside Holidays by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Bathing. Seaside Holidays

Bathing. Seaside Holidays by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Serbia & Montenegro. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Serbia & Montenegro. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Russia. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Russia. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Portugal. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Portugal. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Japan. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Japan. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Italy. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Italy. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Great Britain. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Great Britain. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: France. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

France. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Belgium. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork

Belgium. WWI Children of the Allies, artwork by Cicely Mary Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: BARKERS SALE - 2

BARKERS SALE - 2
Queuing for a sale at Barkers, Kensington, London. Date: 1928

Background imageBarker Collection: Barker Bros furniture store, Los Angeles, California, USA

Barker Bros furniture store, Los Angeles, California, USA
Barker Bros home furnishing store, Los Angeles, California, USA. Date: 1940s

Background imageBarker Collection: Colonel Victor Barker

Colonel Victor Barker aka Valerie Arkell-Smith (1895-1960) a woman who passed herself off as a man and did not tell his wife when they married

Background imageBarker Collection: RMS Carpathia - J W Barker, steward

RMS Carpathia - J W Barker, steward, photo postcard taken on board an unknown liner, signed by Barker on the reverse

Background imageBarker Collection: Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Barker Limousine

Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Barker Limousine
Rolls Royce Silver Ghost (1919) Barker Limousine, for Maharajah Holkar of India, current owner M Spedding of Torquay. Seen here with a woman in historical servant costume. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageBarker Collection: Children paddling at the seaside

Children paddling at the seaside
Children having fun by the seaside. From a postcard published by J Salmon of Sevenoaks. Date: circa 1925

Background imageBarker Collection: Advert for John Barker womens underwear 1911

Advert for John Barker womens underwear 1911
Models wearing slender fitted corsets with straight-front giving no curving to the figure. 1911

Background imageBarker Collection: CS Winifred Barker and Superintendent Shirley Becke

CS Winifred Barker and Superintendent Shirley Becke
Winifred Theodora Barker (c1909-1995), third commander of the Met Police A4 (Women s) Branch, rising to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 1960

Background imageBarker Collection: Chief Superintendent Winifred Barker in her office

Chief Superintendent Winifred Barker in her office
Winifred Theodora Barker (c1909-1995), third commander of the Met Police A4 (Women s) Branch, rising to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 1960

Background imageBarker Collection: Air Transport Auxiliary pilots alongside an Airspeed Oxford

Air Transport Auxiliary pilots alongside an Airspeed Oxford ferry aircraft at the ATA Hatfield base, 1940. From left: Lettice Curtis, Jennie Broad, Audrey Sale-Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Roger Bushell at society dance

Roger Bushell at society dance
Roger Bushell with Miss Durrell Sale-Barker at a Dance. Bushell, following a legal career, joined the RAF and was shot down in 1940

Background imageBarker Collection: Fate Magazine cover, Bridey Murphy in Ireland

Fate Magazine cover, Bridey Murphy in Ireland
Cover of Fate Magazine, depicting Bridey Murphy (alias Ruth Simmons, alias Virginia Tighe) -- the subject of a reincarnation experience visiting Ireland, home of the supposed Bridey Murphy

Background imageBarker Collection: Hull Football Club 1895-1896

Hull Football Club 1895-1896
Hull Football Club and management, 1895-1896: Hilldrith (Hon Secretary), Brewer (President), Jacketts, Stephenson (Hon Secretary), Wiles, Mansell, Harmer, Barker, Townend, Booth, Gray (Attendant)

Background imageBarker Collection: Advert for John Barker & Co, lace slips 1906

Advert for John Barker & Co, lace slips 1906
Charming hand-made Paris colour or white guipure and Valencienne lace slip, lined throughout with chiffon, suitable for evening wear and theatre. 1906

Background imageBarker Collection: Advert for Barkers of Kensington corsets 1914

Advert for Barkers of Kensington corsets 1914
Women wearing autumn to early winter collection of Royal Worcester Kidfitting waist-line corsets. 1914

Background imageBarker Collection: Presentation of cup to cricket team captain

Presentation of cup to cricket team captain
Presentation of a cup to WPC Haywood, captain of the policewomens cricket team. Date: 1971

Background imageBarker Collection: William Barker Daniel

William Barker Daniel
WILLIAM BARKER DANIEL English churchman, who varied sermon-writing with a book on Rural Sports, published in 1811. Date: 1753 - 1833

Background imageBarker Collection: Lillah Mccarthy

Lillah Mccarthy (1875 - 1960), English actress, first wife of Harley Granville-Barker

Background imageBarker Collection: Mrs Albert Barker / 1889

Mrs Albert Barker / 1889
Mrs Albert BARKER Actress and Dramatic Reciter Date: 1889

Background imageBarker Collection: Thomas Barker - English Painter

Thomas Barker - English Painter
Thomas Barker (1769 - 1847), also known as Barker of Bath, an English painter of landscapes and rustic scenes Date: circa 1830

Background imageBarker Collection: Edmond G. Petty-Fitzmaurice, Vanity Fair, Spy

Edmond G. Petty-Fitzmaurice, Vanity Fair, Spy
EDMOND GEORGE PETTY-FITZMAURICE, 1st Baron Fitzmaurice (1846-1935) Lord Edmond FitzMaurice from 1863 to 1906. British Liberal politician and Member of Parliament for Calne from 1868 to 1885



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