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Busts Collection

Background imageBusts Collection: Walpole / Strawberry 1795

Walpole / Strawberry 1795
HORACE (HORATIO) WALPOLE FOURTH EARL OF OXFORD The Gallery at Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham, home of the English gothic novelist and man of letters

Background imageBusts Collection: Shakespeare / Statue

Shakespeare / Statue
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Playwright and poet. A full length statue

Background imageBusts Collection: HOGARTH / THE BENCH

HOGARTH / THE BENCH
The difference between character and caricature. The central figure is Sir John Willes, Chief Justice, lecher and scourge of rioters

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of seven principal heroes of the Trojan War

Busts of seven principal heroes of the Trojan War. From left to right: Menelaus, Paris, Diomedes, Ulysses, Nestor, Achilles and Agamemnon. Sette principali Eroi della Guerra Trojana

Background imageBusts Collection: Shakespeare / Poet Corner

Shakespeare / Poet Corner
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Playwright and poet. The memorial at Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey, London

Background imageBusts Collection: Woman With Arms Raised

Woman With Arms Raised
A photograph of a sculpture, depicting a mighty female warrior, with her arms raised with clenched fists, screaming towards the sky

Background imageBusts Collection: Athletes and Sculptures

Athletes and Sculptures
Athletes posing, and being rendered in the form of sculpture. Shown posing are swimmer and actor Johnny Weissmuller (1904-1984) and boxer Primo Carnera (1906-1967)

Background imageBusts Collection: Queen Alexandra, sitting for George Wade

Queen Alexandra, sitting for George Wade
Queen Alexandra the Queen Mother (1844-1925) sitting for the sculptor George Edward Wade (1853-1933). The finished statue was erected in 1908 at the Royal London Hospital

Background imageBusts Collection: Bust of (Sir) Edward Moss

Bust of (Sir) Edward Moss
Marble bust of Mr. H. E. Moss of the London Hippodrome by Scottish sculptor William Birnie Rhind (mis-spelled here as Birone Rhind)

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - W H Smith, Newsagent and MP

Busts of the Period - W H Smith, Newsagent and MP
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - W H Smith, Newsagent and MP for Westminster

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - O P Q Philander Smiff

Busts of the Period - O P Q Philander Smiff
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - O P Q Philander Smiff - the most unreliable historian

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC

Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - Major General Wolseley

Busts of the Period - Major General Wolseley
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - Major General Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - J L Toole, actor

Busts of the Period - J L Toole, actor
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - J L Toole, actor

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of the Period - His Eminence Cardinal Cullen

Busts of the Period - His Eminence Cardinal Cullen
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - His Eminence Cardinal Cullen

Background imageBusts Collection: University of Glasgow - Interior of the Hunterian Museum

University of Glasgow - Interior of the Hunterian Museum. late 19th century

Background imageBusts Collection: John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn
The M Pyrean. John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (18381923) - British Liberal statesman, writer and newspaper editor. Date: 1900

Background imageBusts Collection: Hishams Palace. 8th century AD. Khirbat al-Mafjar, near Jer

Hishams Palace. 8th century AD. Khirbat al-Mafjar, near Jericho. Was built by Waild Ibn Yazid in 734 AD, during the reign of Caliph Hisham Ibn Abdelmalik (724-743 AD). Stucco dome of the diwan

Background imageBusts Collection: Office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, Egypt

Office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, Egypt
Garden of the office of the Suez Canal Company in Ismailia, a city in north-eastern Egypt. The Suez Canal Company was created by Ferdinand de Lesseps

Background imageBusts Collection: Busts of ancestors. Egypt

Busts of ancestors. Egypt
Busts of ancestors. First, polychromed limestone bust, from Thebes. At background, limestone bust of unknown origin. Both dated from 1300-1150 BC

Background imageBusts Collection: Portrait of Count Gustav Mauritz Armfelt (1757-1814) by

Portrait of Count Gustav Mauritz Armfelt (1757-1814) by
Count Gustav Mauritz Armfelt (1757-1814). Swedish politician and general. Portrait of Count Gustav Mauritz Armfelt in Florence, 1793. By Louis Gauffier (1761-1801). National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background imageBusts Collection: The Walhalla - Interior - Danube River, Bavaria, Germany

The Walhalla - Interior - Danube River, Bavaria, Germany
The Walhalla - a hall of fame that honours laudable and distinguished people in German history - above the Danube River, east of Regensburg in Bavaria, Germany. Date: circa 1905

Background imageBusts Collection: Art pottery, Plate 75

Art pottery, Plate 75
Art pottery in lava and terracotta, Plate 75, showing a range of styles and patterns, including human figures, portrait busts and ornate vases. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageBusts Collection: Ukraine. Feodosiya. City park

Ukraine. Feodosiya. City park
Ukraine. Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Feodosiya. City park with busts of illustrious men

Background imageBusts Collection: Antinous (Bell)

Antinous (Bell)
ANTINOUS, favourite and companion of emperor Hadrianus, drowned in the Nile aged 20 : many statues and busts of him were erected Date: 117 - 138

Background imageBusts Collection: Jean Racine / Huyot / Didot

Jean Racine / Huyot / Didot
JEAN RACINE the French dramatist is led forward by his muse and Melpomene to be crowned by Immortality Date: 1639 - 1699

Background imageBusts Collection: Galileo / Statue / Figuier

Galileo / Statue / Figuier
GALILEO GALILEI Italian mathematician, astronomer and physicist. A statue of Galileo at the University of Florence, Italy. Date: 1564-1642

Background imageBusts Collection: Wooden carvings in primary church, Vilvorde, Belgium

Wooden carvings in primary church, Vilvorde, Belgium
Ornate wooden carvings in the primary church, Vilvorde (Vilvoorde), Belgium, dating back to the 17th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBusts Collection: Wooden stalls in primary church, Vilvorde, Belgium

Wooden stalls in primary church, Vilvorde, Belgium
Ornately carved wooden stalls in the primary church, Vilvorde (Vilvoorde), Belgium, dating back to the 17th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBusts Collection: Two portrait busts with flowers on a greetings card

Two portrait busts with flowers on a greetings card
Two portrait busts of a young woman with red roses on a greetings card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBusts Collection: Medal commemorating Wellington and von Blucher

Medal commemorating Wellington and von Blucher
Silver medal commemorating the Duke of Wellington and Field Marshal von Blucher 1815; J N Lang (1776-1835), Vienna and Austria, 1815 (c).Obverse, struck: portrait busts of Wellington, left

Background imageBusts Collection: Rome, Italy - Bracchia Nuovo, Vatican

Rome, Italy - Bracchia Nuovo, Vatican
Black and white. Large corridor with marble columns, lined with busts and statues in coves. There is a large stone chalice on a pedestal in the middle of the corridor

Background imageBusts Collection: Rome, Italy - The Chiaramonti Corridor, Vatican

Rome, Italy - The Chiaramonti Corridor, Vatican
Black and white. Long corridor with many busts and statues along the walls.. Part of Box 196, Rome, Boswell Collection. Slide number 36. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBusts Collection: Germany, Bayern, Donaustauf

Germany, Bayern, Donaustauf: Busts of famous artists in the Walhalla Temple (1830 AD). Date: 2013

Background imageBusts Collection: Washington Anniversary Cake Display

Washington Anniversary Cake Display Date: 1936

Background imageBusts Collection: Portrait of Miss Jose Collins

Portrait of Miss Jose Collins, an English actress and singer who worked in musical comedies and early cinema

Background imageBusts Collection: Alfred Drury, sculptor

Alfred Drury, sculptor
Edward Alfred Briscoe Drury (1856 - 1944), British sculptor and figure in the New Sculpture movement. Best known for figures decorating the Victoria and Albert Museum

Background imageBusts Collection: Shakespeare Monument

Shakespeare Monument
Memorial to Shakespeare in the chancel of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford on Avon, donated by American visitors. Date: 1564 - 1616

Background imageBusts Collection: Shakespeare Epitaph

Shakespeare Epitaph
Inscriptions over the graves of Shakeapeare and his wife in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford on Avon. Date: 1564 - 1616

Background imageBusts Collection: Shakespeare Tomb

Shakespeare Tomb
The tomb of Shakespeare in the chancel of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford on Avon. Date: 1564 - 1616

Background imageBusts Collection: School of Sculpture

School of Sculpture
A class of female students at the London County School of Sculpture modelling clay busts based on live models. Date: 1930s

Background imageBusts Collection: Princess Galitzens Shop

Princess Galitzens Shop
An ornate four poster bed, chairs, busts and Asian and oriental art in Princess Galitzens Russian shop, Paris, France. Date: early 1930s

Background imageBusts Collection: Two old figures - Vannes, France

Two old figures - Vannes, France
Two carved stone busts at Vannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France - carvings found on the corner of Rue Noe and Rue des Halles

Background imageBusts Collection: Lichtenberg, France - Carvings from the Chateau

Lichtenberg, France - Carvings from the Chateau, including busts of Comte Philippe de Lichtenberg (left) and Barbara de Ottenheim (right). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBusts Collection: CHILE. VALPARAISO. Moai statues of Ahu Akivi

CHILE. VALPARAISO. Moai statues of Ahu Akivi temple, megalithic busts carved from volcanic rock. Sculpture

Background imageBusts Collection: Seller of plaster figurines

Seller of plaster figurines
A street seller of plaster figurines and busts. He balances a board on his head with various figures for sale, and carries two larger busts in his arms. A small boy seems interested in his wares

Background imageBusts Collection: The Temple of Diana. Rome

The Temple of Diana. Rome c. 1890

Background imageBusts Collection: The wall of the Temple of Diana

The wall of the Temple of Diana. Rome c. 1890s



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