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Coquette Collection

Background imageCoquette Collection: Two Parakeets - 2

Two Parakeets - 2
The TIRIBA PARAKEET and the COQUETTE PARAKEET (or PARAQUET) Two members of the Palaeornithinae family

Background imageCoquette Collection: The Farce by William Barribal

The Farce by William Barribal
A young red-headed woman seated in a box at the theatre, feigns interest in what her older male companion has to say while secretly enjoying a kiss on the hand from a young, handsome beau. Date: 1917

Background imageCoquette Collection: Bombardment of Kagoshima

Bombardment of Kagoshima
Following the breakdown of negotiations to seek recompense for the Namamugi Incident in September 1862, and having been surprised by cannon fire from the shore

Background imageCoquette Collection: Suffragette Origin and Development

Suffragette Origin and Development. Charts the Origin and Development of a Suffragette. At 15 a little pet, At 20 a little Coquette, At 40 not married yet! At 50 a Suffragette Date: circa 1909

Background imageCoquette Collection: Binnie Hale

Binnie Hale
Beatrice Binnie Hale-Monro was an English actress, singer and dancer. Here she is publicising a revue show at the London Hippodrome. Date: circa 1932

Background imageCoquette Collection: Minnie Terry as the Sylph Coquette in Cinderella

Minnie Terry as the Sylph Coquette in Cinderella Date: 1890s

Background imageCoquette Collection: Crawfords Tea Room

Crawfords Tea Room
The Coquette. A tempera panel installed in Crawfords Tea Room in Edinburgh. Date: circa 1920

Background imageCoquette Collection: The coquette

The coquette
The Coquette, a poem by Henry Longfellow, illustrated by A K Macdonald Date: 1906

Background imageCoquette Collection: Ruby-topaz hummingbird, Chrysolampis mosquitus

Ruby-topaz hummingbird, Chrysolampis mosquitus, and tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus. Handcoloured engraving by Fournier after an illustration by Edouard Travies from Charles d Orbignys

Background imageCoquette Collection: Tufted coquettes, Lophornis ornatus

Tufted coquettes, Lophornis ornatus (Tufted-necked hummingbirds, Trochilus ornatus). Male and female. Handcoloured copperplate drawn

Background imageCoquette Collection: Dot-eared coquette, Lophornis gouldii. Vulnerable

Dot-eared coquette, Lophornis gouldii. Vulnerable. (Goulds hummingbird, Trochilus gouldii). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageCoquette Collection: Frilled coquette, Lophornis magnificus, female

Frilled coquette, Lophornis magnificus, female (Magnificent hummingbird, Trochilus magnificus). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageCoquette Collection: Frilled coquette, Lophornis magnificus, young male

Frilled coquette, Lophornis magnificus, young male (Magnificent hummingbird, Trochilus magnificus). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageCoquette Collection: Festive coquette, Lophornis chalybeus

Festive coquette, Lophornis chalybeus (Audenets hummingbird, Trochilus audenetii). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageCoquette Collection: Tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus, female

Tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus, female (Tufted-necked hummingbird, Trochilus ornatus.) Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageCoquette Collection: Tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus, male

Tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus, male (Tufted-necked hummingbird, Trochilus ornatus.) Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageCoquette Collection: Rufous tailed hummingbird, tufted coquette

Rufous tailed hummingbird, tufted coquette
Rufous tailed hummingbird, Amazilia tzacatl, Tufted coquette, Lophornis ornatus, and black-eared fairy, Heliothryx auritus Oiseau-mouche ventre gris, huppe col, oreilles d azur

Background imageCoquette Collection: Madame J. Rey as Pauline Langlois in La Dame

Madame J. Rey as Pauline Langlois in La Dame
Madame J. Rey as the grande coquette Pauline Langlois in La Dame de St. Tropez by Anicet-Bourgeois and Dennery, Theatre de la Porte St. Martin, 1844

Background imageCoquette Collection: SHORT SKIRTS SAVE FABRIC

SHORT SKIRTS SAVE FABRIC
Patriotic German woman does her bit by taking the new fashion for short skirts to an extreme to save on fabric. Yet her long boots / gaiters must require a lot of material? Date: 1916

Background imageCoquette Collection: Coquette by A. E. Bestall

Coquette by A. E. Bestall
A colour illustration by Alfred Bestall of a young girl with auburn hair trying to coax a red squirral down from a tree. Alfred Bestall (1892-1986)

Background imageCoquette Collection: The Fairy Coquette

The Fairy Coquette - with three wolves which she has just transformed into lambs

Background imageCoquette Collection: Old Maid / Coquette Dream

Old Maid / Coquette Dream
The Old Coquettes Dream: an old maid remembers how nice it was to be the centre of attention... Date: circa 1835

Background imageCoquette Collection: Music cover, Les Parisiennes, Three New Polkas

Music cover, Les Parisiennes, Three New Polkas, L Enjouee, La Coquette, La Gracieuse, by Frederic Burgmuller circa 1850s

Background imageCoquette Collection: Long-tailed sylph, Aglaiocercus kingi

Long-tailed sylph, Aglaiocercus kingi, and Rufous-crested coquette, Lophornis delattrei.. Chromolithograph by unknown artist/engraver from Mary and Elizabeth Kirbys Beautiful Birds in Far-Off Lands

Background imageCoquette Collection: Dot-eared coquette, Lophornis gouldii

Dot-eared coquette, Lophornis gouldii, and marvellous spatuletail, Loddigesia mirabilis.. Chromolithograph by unknown artist/engraver from Mary and Elizabeth Kirbys Beautiful Birds in Far-Off Lands

Background imageCoquette Collection: Eyes Left by Edmund Blampied, patriotic fan, WW1

Eyes Left by Edmund Blampied, patriotic fan, WW1
Illustration to the cover of the Sketch magazine supplement showing a pretty young women peeping out from behind a fan decorated with the Union flag. Date: 1915

Background imageCoquette Collection: Jean Baptiste LA Noue

Jean Baptiste LA Noue
JEAN BAPTISTE SAUVE de LA NOUE French actor and playwright : La coquette corrigee is considered his best piece. Date: 1701 - 1761

Background imageCoquette Collection: A Young Mans Fancy by Bevan Petman

A Young Mans Fancy by Bevan Petman
A flirtatious looking young woman with shapely legs and a shock of red hair, smiles as she holds a silk slip to her cheek in delight, while seated at a dressing table

Background imageCoquette Collection: And So To Bed by David Wright

And So To Bed by David Wright
Illustration by pin up artist David Wright featuring one of his trademark Lovelies wearing a diaphanous night dress through which you can see her shapely legs and pert figure

Background imageCoquette Collection: Charity Flower Seller

Charity Flower Seller
Pretty blonde selling roses at a charity fete encounters some lecherous middle-aged men, " The one between your lips or those down there? I d like something in between..."


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