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Contemplates Collection

Background imageContemplates Collection: Contemplating Emigration

Contemplating Emigration
An Irish farmer contemplates the prospect of a new life in America

Background imageContemplates Collection: RMS Titanic - letter, Mabel Francatelli, passenger

RMS Titanic - letter, Mabel Francatelli, passenger
RMS Titanic - First Class passenger Mabel Francatelli. A fascinating letter from Mattison, Davey & Rader of New York to Miss Francatelli dated 17 April 1956

Background imageContemplates Collection: POE/POEM/THE RAVEN/C19TH

POE/POEM/THE RAVEN/C19TH
"Sorrow for the lost Lenore"; the man contemplates his lost love. Date: First published: 1845

Background imageContemplates Collection: Beethoven Ludwig Van Sitting Piano Contemplates

Beethoven Ludwig Van Sitting Piano Contemplates
beethoven, ludwig, van, sitting, piano, contemplates, vision, death, coffin, cross, candles, angels, dream, scenes, 10012714

Background imageContemplates Collection: Channel Tunnel in 1803

Channel Tunnel in 1803
When Napoleon contemplates an attack on England, a tunnel beneath the Channel is one of his options, though it is unlikely he seriously considers it. Date: 1803

Background imageContemplates Collection: Napoleon contemplates an Egyptian mummy

Napoleon contemplates an Egyptian mummy. Date: 1798

Background imageContemplates Collection: A LADY AND HER BILLS

A LADY AND HER BILLS
A dejected lady seeks comfort in coffee as she contemplates bills for dresses, shawls, carpets, lingerie, flowers and ribbons Date: circa 1815

Background imageContemplates Collection: New Teddy

New Teddy
A small girl shyly contemplates her new teddy bear Date: 1908

Background imageContemplates Collection: JOSEPHINE

JOSEPHINE
The Empress Josephine contemplates an addition to her wardrobe Date: circa 1800

Background imageContemplates Collection: Gay Young Man C18

Gay Young Man C18
A romantic young man contemplates : " Who can paint like Nature ? Can Imagination boast, amidst his gay Creation, hues like these ?" Date: 1795

Background imageContemplates Collection: Hades in Hell

Hades in Hell
Hades - also known as Pluto or Dis - the Ruler of the Underworld, contemplates his domain

Background imageContemplates Collection: Cat Looks out of Window

Cat Looks out of Window
A white cat contemplates the outside world through an open window

Background imageContemplates Collection: Man and Mars

Man and Mars
Man contemplates Mars and considers the possibility of life there

Background imageContemplates Collection: Sightseer, Venice 1924

Sightseer, Venice 1924
An elegant sightseer contemplates the elegance of Venice... Date: 1924

Background imageContemplates Collection: Napoleon contemplates an Egyptian mummy

Napoleon contemplates an Egyptian mummy. 1798

Background imageContemplates Collection: Traveller in Switzerland

Traveller in Switzerland
A traveller, possibly on the Grand Tour, contemplates the mountains: Ev n now, where alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend Date: 1800

Background imageContemplates Collection: Uhlan in Paris

Uhlan in Paris
A Prussian Uhlan contemplates the Arc de Triomphe : though the Parisians feel humiliated, the Prussians remain in the city for only three days Date: 1-3 March 1871

Background imageContemplates Collection: The End of the Holiday

The End of the Holiday
A young woman contemplates the end of her holiday... and the flirtation that came with it... Date: 1932

Background imageContemplates Collection: Girl & Blossom (Mann)

Girl & Blossom (Mann)
Girl in country setting contemplates some blossom ( The Country Blossom ) Date: circa 1850

Background imageContemplates Collection: Jesus Nativity (Caxton)

Jesus Nativity (Caxton)
A seated monk contemplates the infant Jesus in the stable, while an angel tells the shepherds the joyful news. Date: 1st century

Background imageContemplates Collection: Man at a Road Sign

Man at a Road Sign
A walker contemplates the signpost, unable to decide whether to make for a meal at Middleton or settle for a snack at Straitford. Date: 1893

Background imageContemplates Collection: Contented Farmer

Contented Farmer
VISIONS OF PROSPERITY A contented farmer contemplates his crops and looks forward to a fine harvest Date: 1880

Background imageContemplates Collection: Nun at the Window

Nun at the Window
A young nun looks through her window and contemplates life outside the convent walls : did she make the right choice, she asks herself... Date: early 19th century

Background imageContemplates Collection: Struth by Bruce Bairnsfather

Struth by Bruce Bairnsfather
Ole Bill, the soldier creation of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather during World War I, stands amidst his luggage at the end of the war, and contemplates his new life ahead

Background imageContemplates Collection: Napoleon and Son

Napoleon and Son
NAPOLEON III contemplates his son and wonders what their future will be : he has good reason to be pessimistic - four years from now, they will both be in exile in England

Background imageContemplates Collection: Strauss / Salome / Destinn

Strauss / Salome / Destinn
Emmy Destinn, in a production at the Koniglich Opera, Berlin, contemplates the head of Johannes : should she have it mounted, she wonders ?

Background imageContemplates Collection: Skincare / Face Cream 1920

Skincare / Face Cream 1920
A woman contemplates the effects of using VEN-YUSA, the oxygen face cream

Background imageContemplates Collection: Meditating Monk

Meditating Monk
A monk (of the Societe du Bon Jesus) contemplates a crucifix and meditates on the sufferings of Jesus

Background imageContemplates Collection: Observing the Heavens

Observing the Heavens
Two young sixteenth century astronomers contemplate the sun, moon and stars while their elderly colleague contemplates the consolations of philosophy

Background imageContemplates Collection: Successful Angler

Successful Angler
An angler contemplates the fish he has just caught from the stream : his catch contemplates him back, with a fishy stare

Background imageContemplates Collection: Rus / Jap War / Linievich

Rus / Jap War / Linievich
Russian general Linievich contemplates the hopeless task before him in Manchuria

Background imageContemplates Collection: German Naval Patrol

German Naval Patrol
Before take-off, a German naval pilot contemplates the mission before him

Background imageContemplates Collection: Norwegian Farmer

Norwegian Farmer
A farmer contemplates his land

Background imageContemplates Collection: Prison Uniform

Prison Uniform
UNDAUNTED A suffragette in prison uniform contemplates: Oh, Justice, what crimes are practised in thy name. To the Laws discredit and the Nations shame!

Background imageContemplates Collection: Judge Checks Appearance

Judge Checks Appearance
A newly appointed judge contemplates his reflection, before taking his place on the judges bench, presiding over a court : his wife and clerk inspect him carefully

Background imageContemplates Collection: St Jerome Meditating

St Jerome Meditating
SAINT JEROME contemplates the image of Jesus on the Cross

Background imageContemplates Collection: Hades / Pluto

Hades / Pluto
The Ruler of the Underworld contemplates his domain

Background imageContemplates Collection: Cavell Postcard - 2

Cavell Postcard - 2
A German officer contemplates the corpse of EDITH CAVELL nurse, shot by the Germans in Belgium for assisting the Allies

Background imageContemplates Collection: Cigar Connoisseur

Cigar Connoisseur
English gentleman sets his pipe on one side as he contemplates the pleasures offered on a cigar chart

Background imageContemplates Collection: JOSEPHINE

JOSEPHINE
The Empress Josephine contemplates an addition to her wardrobe

Background imageContemplates Collection: Napoleon and Antiquities

Napoleon and Antiquities
EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGN Napoleon with the savants contemplates the antiquities of Egypt, many of which find their way back to Paris



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