Skip to main content

Boater Collection

Background imageBoater Collection: Queen Alexandra & Dogs

Queen Alexandra & Dogs
ALEXANDRA QUEEN TO EDWARD VII Shown here in a garden, possibly at Sandringham with her two Japanese Chin dogs, Haru and Togo

Background imageBoater Collection: Warwickshire Cricket Club - 1888

Warwickshire Cricket Club - 1888
Sketches at the County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham - the home of Warwickshire CC. The main pavilion is shown in the centre

Background imageBoater Collection: Hat Wireless 1930S

Hat Wireless 1930S
A man tunes into his hat radio!

Background imageBoater Collection: Middlesex Cricket Team, 1898

Middlesex Cricket Team, 1898. 1898

Background imageBoater Collection: Busy Summer Morning on The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Busy Summer Morning on The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Date: 1914

Background imageBoater Collection: Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption

Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption
A Young man heads out to sea in a small rowing boat named the Saucy Sue - she instructs him: " Mind you don t goo too far, Darling!

Background imageBoater Collection: Lord Brooke, later 6th Earl of Warwick

Lord Brooke, later 6th Earl of Warwick
Lord Brooke (Leopold Guy Francis Maynard Greville, 1882-1928) who married Miss Elfrida Marjorie Eden on 29 April 1909 at St Margarets Church, Westminster

Background imageBoater Collection: Geisha girls at the seaside, Japan

Geisha girls at the seaside, Japan
Two Geisha girls in elegant Western-style striped bathing costumes recline on a studio beach set

Background imageBoater Collection: Harrow School, North London

Harrow School, North London - The Old School Building at the top of the Obadiah Slope. Date: 1939

Background imageBoater Collection: Bargate Below Bar, Southampton, Hampshire

Bargate Below Bar, Southampton, Hampshire. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBoater Collection: Bill at Harrow School

Bill at Harrow School
Bill or call-over is a compulsory roll call, held in each House at Harrow School three times a day. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBoater Collection: Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in small home greenhouse

Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in small home greenhouse
A smart Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in his small home greenhouse. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBoater Collection: Henley Regatta 1903

Henley Regatta 1903
By the river during the Henley Regatta. Date: 1903

Background imageBoater Collection: Mussolini Yachting

Mussolini Yachting
BENITO MUSSOLINI The Italian dictator looking rather dapper in a straw boater hat whilst relaxing on a yachting trip. Date: 1883 - 1945

Background imageBoater Collection: James Joyce

James Joyce
JAMES AUGUSTINE JOYCE Irish writer Date: 1882 - 1941

Background imageBoater Collection: Two Youthful Chinese Businessmen in Singapore

Two Youthful Chinese Businessmen in Singapore sharing a glass of imported Bordeaux. The gentleman on the right has placed his boater hat on the small table

Background imageBoater Collection: Lord Hawke signs an autograph

Lord Hawke signs an autograph
Lord Hawke, captain of the Yorkshire cricket team, signs an autograph for a young admirer during the match between county champions Yorkshire

Background imageBoater Collection: 1890S Cycling Ladies

1890S Cycling Ladies
A young lady in practical outdoor dress of tailored skirt & jacket holds a bicycle steady for her friend who sits on it to have her photograph taken. Both wear straw hats

Background imageBoater Collection: Couple at Eastbourne

Couple at Eastbourne
He: straw boater, cane, wing collar & single-breasted suit. She: hat adorned with chiffon & plumes, blouse ornamented with pin-tucks & feather trim & a plain skirt cut in panels

Background imageBoater Collection: Male Type / Bowness C1850S

Male Type / Bowness C1850S
Man wearing a tweed lounge suit consisting of a lounging jacket, waistcaot & trousers all of the same fabric. He holds a straw boater across his knee

Background imageBoater Collection: Family on three rocking horses

Family on three rocking horses. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBoater Collection: Margaret Whigham at Ascot with her boater and ruches muff

Margaret Whigham at Ascot with her boater and ruches muff
Celebrated society it girl, Miss Margaret Whigham, later Mrs Charles Sweeny and then the infamous Duchess of Argyll pictured at Ascot in June 1931 wearing an unusual boater style hat

Background imageBoater Collection: Straw hats return to favour in 1930 - factory in Luton

Straw hats return to favour in 1930 - factory in Luton
Straw hats return to favour! Luton, the centre of the straw hat industry had suffered from lean years since 1914; khaki was the wear of choice until 1918

Background imageBoater Collection: Bicycle built for two 1896

Bicycle built for two 1896
Two young French women riding a tandem. circa 1896

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic Postcard - Gent and two ladies on a bench - This is what I saw last night

Comic Postcard - Gent and two ladies on a bench - This is what I saw last night
Comic Postcard - Gent and two ladies on a bench - " This is what I saw last night, were you there?" Date: 1910

Background imageBoater Collection: Female French Horse Cab Driver - Madame Decourcelle - Paris

Female French Horse Cab Driver - Madame Decourcelle - Paris
Female French Horse Cab Driver - Madame Decourcelle and her best friend - Paris. Lady cab drivers were seen by paying customers as a far safer bet than their male counterparts

Background imageBoater Collection: Elderly couple sitting on the side of a rowing boat

Elderly couple sitting on the side of a rowing boat
An elderly couple pose for a photograph sitting on the side of a rowing boat on the beach at a busy British seaside resort. Note the lapel cord on the gentlemans fine boater hat! circa 1920s

Background imageBoater Collection: Uncles Troubles, with William Pardoe, a musical absurdity

Uncles Troubles, with William Pardoe, a musical absurdity. circa 1917

Background imageBoater Collection: Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat

Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat, starched collar, white tie and suit. He is boasting a well-groomed moustache and a slightly serious expression

Background imageBoater Collection: French Artist Self Portraits

French Artist Self Portraits
A collection of four self portraits by French and Belgian artists, including, a seated Jacques Villon at work, Henri Guydo smiling and wearing a boater

Background imageBoater Collection: Harold Lloyd, American actor, comedian and stunt performer

Harold Lloyd, American actor, comedian and stunt performer Date: 1931

Background imageBoater Collection: Father and son in a garden

Father and son in a garden Date: late 19th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Cecil Aldin with four dogs in Bedford Park, West London

Cecil Aldin with four dogs in Bedford Park, West London
Cecil Aldin (1870-1935), British artist and illustrator, seen here as a young man with four dogs in Bedford Park, Chiswick, West London. Date: 1890s

Background imageBoater Collection: Conservative Party Conference 1979

Conservative Party Conference 1979
A stall at the 96th Conservative Party Conference, Blackpool, October 1979, selling Maggie rock and plastic straw boaters with a ribbon stating, We all won with Maggie'

Background imageBoater Collection: Harry Secombe, Welsh entertainer and singer

Harry Secombe, Welsh entertainer and singer
(Sir) Harry Secombe (1921-2001), Welsh entertainer and singer. Seen here in a stripy blazer and straw boater. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBoater Collection: Exterior view of Harrow School, showing boys wearing their boaters. Date: 1896

Exterior view of Harrow School, showing boys wearing their boaters. Date: 1896

Background imageBoater Collection: Henley Regatta 1909

Henley Regatta 1909
Watching the finish of a close race

Background imageBoater Collection: Late Victorians children's fashion 1899

Late Victorians children's fashion 1899
Girls and boys linked hands, wearing the latest in Victorian clothing

Background imageBoater Collection: Thomas Thorne as Perkyn Middlewick in Our Boys

Thomas Thorne as Perkyn Middlewick in Our Boys Date: 1890s

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy with letter on the beach

Comic postcard, Little boy with letter on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Man with donkey on the beach Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man with donkey on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Man with two donkeys on the beach

Comic postcard, Man with two donkeys on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy and woman artist

Comic postcard, Little boy and woman artist Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Couple at the seaside on a windy day Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple at the seaside on a windy day Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Comic postcard, Man approaches bathing hut - mixed bathing Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man approaches bathing hut - mixed bathing Date: 20th century

Background imageBoater Collection: Lady Margaret Boat Club, Cambridge, rowing team, 1890s

Lady Margaret Boat Club, Cambridge, rowing team, 1890s
19th century vintage photograph - Lady Margaret Boat Club, Cambridge, rowing team, 1890s

Background imageBoater Collection: It Takes All Sorts To Make A World - An - Heres Two Of The Sorts

It Takes All Sorts To Make A World - An - Heres Two Of The Sorts! Little Girl and tiny pig - Fun Comic postcard by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBoater Collection: British colonial group in India, japes on steps

British colonial group in India, japes on steps Date: circa 1900s



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping