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Bowtie Collection

Background imageBowtie Collection: An Alligator - all dressed up to meet you in Florida, USA

An Alligator - all dressed up to meet you in Florida, USA. Date: 1935

Background imageBowtie Collection: WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra, Winston Churchill speech

WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra, Winston Churchill speech
WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra. Never in the field of human conflict have so many owed so much to so few. Winston Churchill speech, 20 August 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageBowtie Collection: Alfred Onions, Welsh Labour MP

Alfred Onions, Welsh Labour MP
Alfred Onions (1858-1921), Welsh Labour MP for Caerphilly and Treasurer of the South Wales Miners Federation

Background imageBowtie Collection: Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card

Smartly dressed man on a comic greetings card with verse and pull tab. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Hammond Innes, British novelist

Hammond Innes, British novelist
Ralph Hammond Innes (1913-1998), British novelist, giving a speech at a dinner

Background imageBowtie Collection: John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director

John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director
John Gilbert (1897-1936) - American actor, screenwriter and director. Gilbert ose to fame during the silent film era and became a popular leading man known as The Great Lover. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBowtie Collection: William Perry, boxer

William Perry, boxer, nicknamed The Tipton Slasher

Background imageBowtie Collection: The Last of the Dandies, Her Majestys Theatre, London

The Last of the Dandies, Her Majestys Theatre, London
The Last of the Dandies, by Clyde Fitch, Her Majestys Theatre, London, proprietor and manager Henry Beerbohm Tree, who directed the production. 1901

Background imageBowtie Collection: Sheriff Pat Garrett, American lawman

Sheriff Pat Garrett, American lawman
Patrick Floyd (Pat) Garrett (1850-1908), American lawman, sheriff, bartender and customs agent who, in around 1881, fatally shot Billy the Kid. Date: late 19th century

Background imageBowtie Collection: Royal Navy captain on bridge of warship

Royal Navy captain on bridge of warship
Royal Navy captain on the bridge of a warship, leaning on the brass engine room telegraph set at Full Ahead. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Billy Scott Coomber, singer in the Jack Payne Band

Billy Scott Coomber, singer in the Jack Payne Band. Date: circa 1935

Background imageBowtie Collection: Ferencz Hegedus - Hungarian Violinist

Ferencz Hegedus - Hungarian Violinist
Ferencz Hegedus (1881-1944) - Hungarian Violinist. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBowtie Collection: RMS Titanic, Roger Bricoux, cellist, band member

RMS Titanic, Roger Bricoux, cellist, band member
RMS TITNIC - ROGER BRICOUX ARCHIVE: Important portrait commissioned by Roger's mother Marie. As soon as the sinking of the Titanic hit the front page of every newspaper in the world

Background imageBowtie Collection: Samuel Phelphs, English actor and theatre manager

Samuel Phelphs, English actor and theatre manager
Samuel Phelphs (1804?1878), English actor and theatre manager, known for his Shakespeare productions Date: 19th century

Background imageBowtie Collection: Upstairs Downstairs, man in evening dress, man with baby

Upstairs Downstairs, man in evening dress, man with baby
Upstairs Downstairs, upper class man in evening dress (L) and man feeding a baby with a bottle (R) Date: circa 1910

Background imageBowtie Collection: Major William Augustus Fitzgerald Lane Fox-Pitt, reading

Major William Augustus Fitzgerald Lane Fox-Pitt, reading
Major (later Major General) William Augustus Fitzgerald Lane Fox-Pitt, CVO, DSO, MC (1896-1988) at The Albuhera Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire reading in the Library

Background imageBowtie Collection: Sir Adolph Tuck, Chairman of Raphael Tuck and Sons

Sir Adolph Tuck, Chairman of Raphael Tuck and Sons
Sir Adolph Tuck, 1st Baronet, Chairman of fine art postcard publishers Raphael Tuck and Sons, portrait by Solomon J Solomon Date: circa 1910

Background imageBowtie Collection: Philip Connard RA, artist

Philip Connard RA, artist
Caricature of Philip Connard RA, artist, by Philippe Ledoux Date: circa 1930

Background imageBowtie Collection: Emile de Girardin and his wife Delphine, French writers

Emile de Girardin and his wife Delphine, French writers
Emile de Girardin (1802-1881), French journalist, publisher and politician. and his wife Delphine (nee Gay, 1804-1855), French author under the pen name of Vicomte Delaunay. Date: circa early 1850s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Emile de Girardin, French journalist, publisher, politician

Emile de Girardin, French journalist, publisher, politician
Emile de Girardin (1802-1881), French journalist, publisher and politician. Date: 1866

Background imageBowtie Collection: Dr Paul Broca, French physician

Dr Paul Broca, French physician
Dr Paul Broca (1824-1880), French physician, anatomist and anthropologist, researcher on the area of the brain that deals with language. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Michel Chevalier, French economist, engineer and statesman

Michel Chevalier, French economist, engineer and statesman
Michel Chevalier (1806-1879), French economist, engineer and statesman Date: circa 1850s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Dr Auguste Ambroise Tardieu, French doctor and scientist

Dr Auguste Ambroise Tardieu, French doctor and scientist
Dr Auguste Ambroise Tardieu (1818-1879), French medical doctor and scientist, specialising in forensic medicine and toxicology. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French town planner

Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French town planner, responsible for the urban renewal of Paris under Napoleon III. Date: circa 1860s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Fred Astaire, American actor, singer and dancer

Fred Astaire, American actor, singer and dancer Date: 1937

Background imageBowtie Collection: Music cover, When the Curtain Falls

Music cover, When the Curtain Falls, words by Ronald Frankau, music by Billy Barnes, featured by Ronald Frankau's Companies Date: 1927

Background imageBowtie Collection: Edward, Prince of Wales, drawn by William Rothenstein

Edward, Prince of Wales, drawn by William Rothenstein
Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, drawn by William Rothenstein Date: 1929

Background imageBowtie Collection: Studio portrait of a man on a carte de visite

Studio portrait of a man on a carte de visite Date: late 19th century

Background imageBowtie Collection: Advert, Robinson's Lemon Barley Water

Advert, Robinson's Lemon Barley Water Date: 1949

Background imageBowtie Collection: Billy Badger's Boarder

Billy Badger's Boarder - original pencil preliminary drawing for children's book by unknown artist

Background imageBowtie Collection: Middle aged man in cabinet photograph

Middle aged man in cabinet photograph
Middle aged man in a cabinet photograph Date: early 20th century

Background imageBowtie Collection: Smart young man in cabinet photograph

Smart young man in cabinet photograph Date: early 20th century

Background imageBowtie Collection: Music cover, 12th Street Rag, Harry Roy

Music cover, 12th Street Rag, Harry Roy
Music cover, 12th Street Rag, words by Andy Razaf, music by Euday L Bowman, song featured and broadcast by Harry Roy and his Orchestra Date: 1942

Background imageBowtie Collection: Advert, Cunard - your way across the Atlantic

Advert, Cunard - your way across the Atlantic, gracious living at its best Date: 1952

Background imageBowtie Collection: Music cover, Maurice Chevalier, Souvenir Selection

Music cover, Maurice Chevalier, Souvenir Selection of ten songs Date: 1930

Background imageBowtie Collection: Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby
Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby (1826-1893), British Conservative politician

Background imageBowtie Collection: Music cover, My Song for You, Jan Kiepura

Music cover, My Song for You, Jan Kiepura
Music cover, My Song for You, lyric by Frank Eyton, music by Mischa Spoliansky, from the Gaumont British picture My Song for You, starring Jan Kiepura. Date: 1934

Background imageBowtie Collection: Yevgeny Raikov, Russian opera singer

Yevgeny Raikov, Russian opera singer. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Laurence Olivier and Dorothy Tutin

Laurence Olivier and Dorothy Tutin
Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) and Dorothy Tutin (1930-2001), British actors, during rehearsals for John Osborne's play The Entertainer. Date: 10 April 1957

Background imageBowtie Collection: Frank Muir, English comedy writer and media personality

Frank Muir, English comedy writer and media personality
Frank Muir (1920-1998), English comedy writer, and radio and television personality. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Signing a contract at Simpsons of Piccadilly, London

Signing a contract at Simpsons of Piccadilly, London
A group of men signing a contract at Simpsons of Piccadilly, a large retail shop in Central London selling quality clothing for men which opened in 1936. Date: mid 20th century

Background imageBowtie 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 imageBowtie Collection: Cyril Smith, British Liberal politician

Cyril Smith, British Liberal politician
Sir Cyril Smith (1928-2010), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Rochdale, Lancashire from 1972 until he retired in 1992. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageBowtie Collection: Mstislav Rostropovich, renowned Russian cellist

Mstislav Rostropovich, renowned Russian cellist
Mstislav Rostropovich (1927-2007), renowned Russian cellist and conductor. Seen here (centre) with the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich (left) and the English composer Benjamin Britten (right)

Background imageBowtie Collection: Harold Macmillan, British Conservative politician

Harold Macmillan, British Conservative politician
Harold Macmillan (Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, 1894-1986), British Conservative politician, Prime Minister 1957-1963

Background imageBowtie Collection: Dame Edna Everage and Larry Hagman on a chat show

Dame Edna Everage and Larry Hagman on a chat show
Comic personality, Melbourne housewife and superstar (or gigastar) Dame Edna Everage (played by the Australian comedian Barry Humphries, b 1934) with the American actor Larry Hagman (b 1931)

Background imageBowtie Collection: Neville Chamberlain giving a speech

Neville Chamberlain giving a speech
Neville Chamberlain (Arthur Neville Chamberlain, 1869-1940), British Conservative politician, and Prime Minister from 1937 to 1940

Background imageBowtie Collection: Albert Einstein with Charlie Chaplin at movie premiere

Albert Einstein with Charlie Chaplin at movie premiere
Albert Einstein (1879-1955), theoretical physicist, with Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), film star and director, at the premiere of Chaplin's movie, City Lights



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