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Background imageBishop Collection: Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, first founded by the Norman Bishop Remigius in 1086. Date: 1940s

Background imageBishop Collection: Statue of St Peter, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

Statue of St Peter, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Statue of St Peter in the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano (Basilica of St John Lateran) in Rome, Italy. This cathedral is the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, ie the Pope

Background imageBishop Collection: St Hubert / Durer / Hunting

St Hubert / Durer / Hunting
SAINT HUBERT French bishop, and patron saint of hunters and trappers

Background imageBishop Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageBishop Collection: St Swithin / Dudley / Maxims

St Swithin / Dudley / Maxims
SAINT SWITHIN or SWITHUN Anglo-Saxon ecclesiastic, Bishop of Winchester, associated with a prediction of rain for 40 days

Background imageBishop Collection: Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden

Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden
Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Llull preaching. Parchment 92. Page 5r. Baden Memorial Library. Karlsruhe. Germany

Background imageBishop Collection: Jc Ryle / Anon Photo 1888

Jc Ryle / Anon Photo 1888
JOHN CHARLES RYLE bishop of Liverpool Date: 1816 - 1900

Background imageBishop Collection: Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson
Consequences -- How the thoughtlessness of a butterfly seriously affected a bishops corn, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imageBishop Collection: Lincoln Cathedral 1940S

Lincoln Cathedral 1940S
A fine overview of the city of Lincoln, England, with its majestic cathedral, first founded by the Norman Bishop Remigius in 1086

Background imageBishop Collection: Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland
A quaint old shop front in a steep, cobbled corner of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBishop Collection: Bishop Otter College, Chichester, West Sussex

Bishop Otter College, Chichester, West Sussex Date: 1901

Background imageBishop Collection: Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly

Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly
Aerial view of the Bishop Rock Lighthouse. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageBishop Collection: St Boniface / Sacred Oak

St Boniface / Sacred Oak
SAINT BONIFACE (Wynfryth, of Crediton) Bishop of Mainz, missionary and martyr in Germany, destroying the sacred oak of an ancient German god

Background imageBishop Collection: Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Team, 1908

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Team, 1908
Photograph of the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football team of the 1907-1908 season. The players pictured are: Back row, left to right: W. Shepherd (Director), W. Wooldridge (Captain), J. Jones, K

Background imageBishop Collection: St Martin (Diez)

St Martin (Diez)
BISHOP OF TOURS, SAINT he shares his cloak

Background imageBishop Collection: St. Machars Cathedral

St. Machars Cathedral. Old Aberdeen, Scotland. These, the two Western towers, were completed by Bishop Henry de Lichtoun between 1423 and 1440. Date: 14th - 16th century

Background imageBishop Collection: St Vincent Died 304

St Vincent Died 304
SAINT VINCENT Martyr and Deacon to Bishop Valerius of Saragossa (put to death by Diocletian in Valencia)

Background imageBishop Collection: Royals leaving St. Pauls - Silver Jubilee of King George V

Royals leaving St. Pauls - Silver Jubilee of King George V on May 6th, 1935. The Duke and Duchess of York and their children with the Duke and Duchess of Kent and the Bishop of London. Date: 1935

Background imageBishop Collection: Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) with

Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) with
History of Spain. Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) in which Alfonso VIII of Castile defeated the Almohad army of Caliph al-Nasir Muhammed. Colored engraving

Background imageBishop Collection: Cardinal Bishop

Cardinal Bishop
CARDINALE VESCOVO Cardinal-Bishop

Background imageBishop Collection: Knight Templar, knight and Bishop

Knight Templar, knight and Bishop
Knight Templar stands on a Mediterranean shore, wearing the red cross on his cloak authorised by pope Eugenius III in 1146. Knight in chainmail, robe and holding shield and sword, and bishop

Background imageBishop Collection: Advertisement for Horlicks

Advertisement for Horlicks -- Better Luck Next Time. Female model (Julie Bishop) in the foreground, looking with disappointment at a dancing couple in the background. 1959

Background imageBishop Collection: Chapel of Saint Polycarp on Mount Pagos, Izmir

Chapel of Saint Polycarp on Mount Pagos, Izmir
Chapel to the martyrdom of (and burial place of) St. Polycarp (Bishop of Smyrna) situated on Mount Pagos (Kadifekale) close to Izmir (Smyrna) Turkey. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBishop Collection: Papaver (Poppy), two varieties

Papaver (Poppy), two varieties
Two varieties of Papaver (Poppy) -- Papaver flore pleno rubrum (Double Red) and Papaver Eraticum rubrum (Wild Red), drawn by Basilius Besler (1561-1629)

Background imageBishop Collection: Rev. Hugh Brady - Bishop of Meath

Rev. Hugh Brady - Bishop of Meath
Rev. Hugh Brady, a native of Dunboyne - Bishop of County Meath, Ireland from 21 October 1563 until his death on 13 February 1585

Background imageBishop Collection: Dance Macabre of skeletons and kings, cardinals, emperors

Dance Macabre of skeletons and kings, cardinals, emperors
A parade of skeletons of Death accompany Emperors, Kings, Cardinals, Bishops and other Nobles in a Danse Macabre. Copied from an engraving by Hollar in The History of St

Background imageBishop Collection: Napoleon Bonaparte crowning himself Emperor

Napoleon Bonaparte crowning himself Emperor of France at Notre Dame, 1804. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cruikshank from The Life of Napoleon a Hudibrastic Poem by Doctor Syntax, T

Background imageBishop Collection: Coronation, receiving the Crown of glory 1937

Coronation, receiving the Crown of glory 1937
The Queens Coronation. Her Majesty is kneeling on her faldstool and the Archbishop of Canterbury is placing the Crown upon her head, with the koh-i-noor diamond glittering

Background imageBishop Collection: Consegration of a bishop. Valencian School. 15 century

Consegration of a bishop. Valencian School. 15 century. Gothic art. Painting. FRANCE. AQUITAINE. PYRɎ Ʌ S-ATLANTIQUES. Bayonne. Mus饠 Bonnat (Bonnat Museum)

Background imageBishop Collection: The Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Scilly Isles, 1858

The Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Scilly Isles, 1858
Engraving of the Bishop Rock lighthouse, off the Scilly Isles, October 1858. The lighthouse was built between 1851 and 1858, to a design by Mr

Background imageBishop Collection: Bishop Auckland Market

Bishop Auckland Market
The Market at Bishop Auckland County Durham

Background imageBishop Collection: King Eadwig and Queen Aelfgifu, marriage annulled by Dunstan

King Eadwig and Queen Aelfgifu, marriage annulled by Dunstan
Edwy or Eadwig, King of England and his wife Elgiva or Aelfgifu - their marriage is annulled against their will by Archbishop Dunstan, probably for political reasons

Background imageBishop Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse - Helicopter Pad at top

Bishop Rock Lighthouse - Helicopter Pad at top

Background imageBishop Collection: West Road, Willington, County Durham

West Road, Willington, County Durham
West Road, Willington, Crook, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. Date: 1904

Background imageBishop Collection: Council Schools - Byerley Road, Shildon, County Durham

Council Schools - Byerley Road, Shildon, County Durham
Council Schools - Byerley Road, Shildon, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageBishop Collection: North Elmham Church

North Elmham Church
St. Marys Church, North Elmham, Norfolk, England. Bishop Herbert de Losinga built the first 11th century church here; the present one is 13th century. Date: 13th century

Background imageBishop Collection: Mrs Charles Sweeny contemplating her portrait

Mrs Charles Sweeny contemplating her portrait
Mrs Charles Sweeny (1912 - 1993), formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later the Duchess of Argyll, pictured looking at her own portrait in an exhibition of work by the portraitist Molly Bishop at

Background imageBishop Collection: Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace
View of the Bishop of Londons Seat at Fulham in Middlesex

Background imageBishop Collection: A Medieval Bishop

A Medieval Bishop
a bishop of the Middle Ages

Background imageBishop Collection: POLYCARP

POLYCARP Bishop of Smyrna (Izmir), martyr

Background imageBishop Collection: Auckland Castle

Auckland Castle, County Durham, the residence of the Bishop of Durham

Background imageBishop Collection: The Bishop of Durhams charge on the English side at the Battle of Falkirk, 22 July 1298

The Bishop of Durhams charge on the English side at the Battle of Falkirk, 22 July 1298, part of the First War of Scottish Independence. Anthony Bek was Bishop of Durham and Patriarch of Jerusalem

Background imageBishop Collection: Saint Denis of Paris. 3rd century AD. Engraving. Colored

Saint Denis of Paris. 3rd century AD. Engraving. Colored
Saint Denis of Paris (3rd century AD). Bishop of Paris. Colored engraving. 19th century

Background imageBishop Collection: Augustus H. Bishop with elephant tusks, May 1912

Augustus H. Bishop with elephant tusks, May 1912
Augustus Bishop arrived at the Museum in 1904, aged 23, after three years training as a taxidermist

Background imageBishop Collection: Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth Welch
Sketch of the coloured star Elizabeth Welch (1904 - 2003) singing Smoke in Your Eyes at the Berkeley Hotel in 1934. The sketch, by portrait artist

Background imageBishop Collection: Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18

Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18
Engraving showing a meeting held at the Guidhall, London, in 1890 to raise funds on behalf of Russian Jews. The prominent figures shown are (from left to right)

Background imageBishop Collection: The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe

The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe
Bishop John William Colenso, originally from Cornwall, rocked the establishment by his support for the native Zulus when their lands were threatened by Britain and the Boers

Background imageBishop Collection: Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz

Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz
John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, rocked the establishment with his radical theological views and his support for the Zulu tribes



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