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Calais Collection

Background imageCalais Collection: Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley

Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley
Captain Woolf Barnato with his Speed Six Bentley fitted with a racing body. Woolf Barnato had just beaten the Blue Train from Monte Carlo to Calais in this (or similar) car

Background imageCalais Collection: The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)

The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
William Hogarth (1697-1764). British artist, engraver, illustrator and satirical painter. The Gate of Calais. Etching by Hogarth. Engraving. The Iberian Illustration, 1888. Colored

Background imageCalais Collection: A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow

A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow, which linked London to Dover, where passengers caught the ferry to Calais, France. Date: 1947

Background imageCalais Collection: Franco-British Exhibition, London - Unity

Franco-British Exhibition, London - Unity
Franco-British Exhibition, White City, Shepherds Bush, London - Unity. The main focus of the Franco-British Exhibition in 1908 was to celebrate the Entente Cordiale

Background imageCalais Collection: Art / Hogarth / Roast Beef

Art / Hogarth / Roast Beef
THE GATE OF CALAIS, OR, O THE ROAST BEEF OF OLD ENGLAND a satire on the well-fed English versus the poorly- fed French

Background imageCalais Collection: Field / Cloth / Gold: Debay

Field / Cloth / Gold: Debay
FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD Francois I of France meets Henry VIII of England for a social/political get-together near Calais

Background imageCalais Collection: Continental Boat Express

Continental Boat Express
The (rear of) the double-headed Continental Boat Express train at Folkestone, Kent, England, the Southern terminal for the short sea route to Boulogne and Calais, France

Background imageCalais Collection: Sir Andrew Judde, Lord Mayor of London

Sir Andrew Judde, Lord Mayor of London
Sir Andrew Judd (or Judde, c.1492-1558), merchant, six times Master of the Skinners Company, Mayor of Calais and Lord Mayor of London. He founded a school in Tonbridge, Kent. Date: circa 1600

Background imageCalais Collection: Hesdin, Pas-de-Calais, France - Mill and Old Fish Street

Hesdin, Pas-de-Calais, France - Mill and Old Fish Street
Hesdin, Pas-de-Calais, France - Mill on the River Canche view of the old Fish Street Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCalais Collection: Hesdin, Pas-de-Calais, France - Avenue de Boulogne

Hesdin, Pas-de-Calais, France - Avenue de Boulogne Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCalais Collection: Blanchard and Jeffries crossing English Channel

Blanchard and Jeffries crossing English Channel
Jean-Pierre Blanchard and Dr John Jeffries crossing the English Channel by balloon. They left Dover, crossed the sea, and landed near Blanay, between Calais and Boulogne

Background imageCalais Collection: Train at Calais Dock / 28

Train at Calais Dock / 28
CALAIS - scene at dockside including the arrival of a train. Date: 1928

Background imageCalais Collection: Continental Boat Express

Continental Boat Express
The Continental Boat Express Boat Express train on the viaduct at Folkestone, Kent, England, en route to Calais and Boulogne, France

Background imageCalais Collection: Dining car of the Cote D Azur Express

Dining car of the Cote D Azur Express
Opulent interior of the new Calais-Mediterranean Express. The service left Calais on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in connection with the 11am train from Victoria while passenger enjoyed a

Background imageCalais Collection: Edward III entreated by Queen Philippa

Edward III entreated by Queen Philippa to spare the Burghers of Calais - The Family Friend magazine Nov 1873

Background imageCalais Collection: Black Watch and Indian soldiers in a trench near Calais, WW1

Black Watch and Indian soldiers in a trench near Calais, WW1
Black Watch and Indian soldiers in a trench near Calais in WW1

Background imageCalais Collection: WW2 - Tunnel From Calais

WW2 - Tunnel From Calais
A front cover illustration for a WW2 children's story book, Tunnel From Calais, written by A. D. Divine. The image shows some soldiers looking out over a cliff edge. Date: 1942

Background imageCalais Collection: Tower Of Calais

Tower Of Calais
An etching of the Tour du Guet, a watchtower in Calais, northern France, dating from 1214, when Philip I, Count of Boulogne built fortifications in the town

Background imageCalais Collection: Map of proposed railway Channel Tunnel

Map of proposed railway Channel Tunnel, Dover to Calais Date: circa 1850

Background imageCalais Collection: The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Sculpture by Rodin

The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Sculpture by Rodin
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). French sculptor. The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Bronze. Detail. Garden of Sculptures. Rodin Museum. Paris. France. Date: 2008

Background imageCalais Collection: The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Sculpture by Auguste Rodin

The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Sculpture by Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). French sculptor. The Burghers of Calais, 1885-1895. Bronze. Garden of Sculptures. Rodin Museum. Paris. France. Date: 2008

Background imageCalais Collection: The great Church at Calais, N. E

The great Church at Calais, N. E
The great Church at Calais, N.E. Date: 1776

Background imageCalais Collection: Bryan Entracte 24 1884 1880s Victorian Morbid

Bryan Entracte 24 1884 1880s Victorian Morbid
bryan, entracte, 24, 1884, 1880s, victorian, morbid, death, burial, woman, women, sitting, coffin, theatre, sarah, bernhardt, ferry, calais, dover, england, france, cartoon, cartoons, caricature

Background imageCalais Collection: Moving Famous London Statues to Safety 1941

Moving Famous London Statues to Safety 1941
The Burghers of Calais by Augustave Robin, in Victoria Gardens, Westminster being moved to a place of safety. As a precaution against possible bombing precious art

Background imageCalais Collection: HIBERS TRENCH CEMETERY

HIBERS TRENCH CEMETERY
Hibers Trench Cemetery, Wancourt, Pas-de-Calais, France, which was created in April 1917. It contains 136 burials and commemorations of the First World War. Date: 1914 - 1918 War

Background imageCalais Collection: MARY QOS LEAVES FRANCE

MARY QOS LEAVES FRANCE
When her husband, Francois II, dies, Mary reluctantly leaves France via Calais, and returns to Scotland where she is unwelcomed by most on account of her Catholicism. Date: 1561

Background imageCalais Collection: DAWBENEY TOMB

DAWBENEY TOMB
The tomb of Sir Giles Dawbeney and Lady Elizabeth Dawbeney : he was Lord Lieutenant of Calais. They died in the early 16th century Date: circa 1780

Background imageCalais Collection: During the Siege of Calais by Edward III, six burghers offer themselves as ransom for their

During the Siege of Calais by Edward III, six burghers offer themselves as ransom for their fellow-citizens : his wife Philippa intercedes, and their lives are spared Date: 1346/1347

Background imageCalais Collection: View of Calais, northern French coast, from the sea Date: 19th century

View of Calais, northern French coast, from the sea Date: 19th century

Background imageCalais Collection: Courtyard and cobbled street in Calais, France

Courtyard and cobbled street in Calais, France
Vintage 19th century photograph: Courtyard and cobbled street in Calais, France

Background imageCalais Collection: King Edward III of England after the Siege of Calais in 1347

King Edward III of England after the Siege of Calais in 1347. Philippa of Hainault on a stool cuddles up to the king, while the burghers of Calais kneel before them with ropes around their necks

Background imageCalais Collection: Queen Philippa pleads for the burghers of Calais

Queen Philippa pleads for the burghers of Calais
Queen Philippa pleading for the lives of the burghers of Calais. 1347

Background imageCalais Collection: Advertisement for Southern Railway - South for Sunbathing

Advertisement for Southern Railway - South for Sunbathing
Advertisement for Southern Railway - For Perfect Holidays - The Riviera! South for Sunbathing. Date: 1931

Background imageCalais Collection: Winter Sports - travel to Europe with British Railways

Winter Sports - travel to Europe with British Railways 1954

Background imageCalais Collection: Reading in bed in the luxurious - The Blue Train

Reading in bed in the luxurious - The Blue Train
Reading in bed in the luxurious surroundings of the International Car Companys carriages from Calais to Nice and Monte Carlo - The Blue Train. Date: 1922

Background imageCalais Collection: Louis Bleriot and wife after cross-Channel flight

Louis Bleriot and wife after cross-Channel flight
Louis Bleriot, legendary pioneer aviator, with his wife Alice and a large crowd of spectators, posing with his aircraft after making the first ever aeroplane flight across the English Channel

Background imageCalais Collection: French comic actress Mlle. Marie Jacqueline

French comic actress Mlle. Marie Jacqueline Levesque (1774-1825) as Constance du Portugal in Jean de Calais at the Ambigu Comique

Background imageCalais Collection: Siege of Calais by King Edward III, Hundred Years War

Siege of Calais by King Edward III, Hundred Years War
Scene towards the end of the Siege of Calais by King Edward III, with the six Burghers on the right, during the Hundred Years War

Background imageCalais Collection: Poster, South Eastern & Chatham Railway, ferry crossings

Poster, South Eastern & Chatham Railway, ferry crossings from Calais to Dover and from Boulogne to Folkestone. circa 1901

Background imageCalais Collection: Monumental Brass Rubbing, Edward and Dorothy Wotton

Monumental Brass Rubbing, Edward and Dorothy Wotton
Monumental Brass Rubbing, Sir Edward Wotton and his wife Dorothy, Boughton Malherbe, Kent. Sir Edward Wotton (1489-1551) was Treasurer of Calais and a privy councillor to King Edward VI of England

Background imageCalais Collection: King Edward VIII at Calais Station

King Edward VIII at Calais Station
King Edward VIII (1894-1972) at Calais Station, where he boarded the Orient Express en route for Sibenik, Yugoslavia to join the yacht Nahlin in which he was to cruise along the Dalmatian coast

Background imageCalais Collection: Fleche d Or (Golden Arrow), French locomotive, France

Fleche d Or (Golden Arrow), French locomotive, France
Fleche d Or (Golden Arrow), Pacific Chapelon, French locomotive, on the Calais to Paris route, France. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageCalais Collection: Scene at Berck-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, Northern France

Scene at Berck-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, Northern France, with fisherwomen in the sea with their nets, hunting for prawns. 1922

Background imageCalais Collection: Calais, France - The Lighthouse

Calais, France - The Lighthouse Date: 1913

Background imageCalais Collection: Jousting tournament

Jousting tournament
Anglo-French tournament at Saint-Inglebert, near Calais. Date: circa 1380s

Background imageCalais Collection: German U-boat abandoned and partly blown up, 1917

German U-boat abandoned and partly blown up, 1917
A German U-boat at ebb-tide, stranded on the sands near Calais, abandoned by its crew, set on fire and partly blown up. A general view of the wrecked boat with its deck-gun amidships

Background imageCalais Collection: British troops surrender WWII

British troops surrender WWII
British troops surrendering in Calais during World War II in France. Date: 1940

Background imageCalais Collection: Messerschmitt Bf 109E Black 12

Messerschmitt Bf 109E Black 12
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3-B (werknummer 4101) Black 12 of the RAF St. Athan RAF Museum Reserve Collection outside the Museum on RAF St. Athan East Camp



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