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Cottage Collection

Background imageCottage Collection: Irfon Bridge over River Wye, Builth Wells, Wales

Irfon Bridge over River Wye, Builth Wells, Wales. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCottage Collection: Cottage of Alfred Wallis, St Ives, Cornwall

Cottage of Alfred Wallis, St Ives, Cornwall
View of the cottage of Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), primitive artist, mariner, fisherman and marine stores dealer, at Back Road West, not far from Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery

Background imageCottage Collection: Robert Burns cottage, Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Robert Burns cottage, Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland, with sheep and cattle passing by. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCottage Collection: Irish Cottage

Irish Cottage
Irish cottage, Achill Island

Background imageCottage Collection: Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset

Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset
Children pony trekking at Horner, Exmoor, Somerset. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageCottage Collection: Metropolitan Police B Division on duty for football match

Metropolitan Police B Division on duty for football match
Officers of the Metropolitan Police B Division on duty for a football match between Fulham FC and West Ham United FC Reserves, competing for the Combination Cup

Background imageCottage Collection: The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent

The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent
Aerial view of The Hollies, the Greenwich & Deptford Unions cottage homes at Lamorbey, near Sidcup, Kent, opened in 1902 to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageCottage Collection: Cambridge Cottage, Kew

Cambridge Cottage, Kew, the birthplace of Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (mother of Queen Mary). The house became the home of Princess Marys parents

Background imageCottage Collection: One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal

One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal
One of the Family by Frederick George Cotman (original in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool). Cotman painted this romantic scene of rustic domestic life at the Black Boy Inn at Hurley on Thames

Background imageCottage Collection: St Marys Church, Eastbourne, Sussex

St Marys Church, Eastbourne, Sussex. 1808

Background imageCottage Collection: Crockett Court, Galveston, Texas, USA

Crockett Court, Galveston, Texas, USA -- a new development of brick cottages overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, probably intended as short-stay holiday accommodation. 1937

Background imageCottage Collection: The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

Background imageCottage Collection: Port Muck, and Muck Island Islandmagee, Co. Antrim

Port Muck, and Muck Island Islandmagee, Co. Antrim - a view looking down on the harbour and beached boats and thatched buildings

Background imageCottage Collection: Welsh woman with spinning wheel, Wales

Welsh woman with spinning wheel, Wales
Welsh woman outside a cottage with a spinning wheel, Wales. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCottage Collection: Barlow Fold Road, Romiley, Stockport, Greater Manchester

Barlow Fold Road, Romiley, Stockport, Greater Manchester
Terraced cottages on Barlow Fold Road, Romiley, Stockport, Greater Manchester Date: circa 1907

Background imageCottage Collection: Sketch map of Hook, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Sketch map of Hook, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A sketch map of the village of Hook, including the various mining shafts of the colliery, on the Western Cleddau near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageCottage Collection: Highland Croft

Highland Croft
Outside a highland croft in Argyllshire, a woman feeds some chickens

Background imageCottage Collection: Thatched Cottage in the Yeats Country, Ben Bulben Mountain

Thatched Cottage in the Yeats Country, Ben Bulben Mountain, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

Background imageCottage Collection: Herm, Channel Islands, Blacksmiths Cottage, La Rosiere Steps

Herm, Channel Islands, Blacksmiths Cottage, La Rosiere Steps
Blacksmiths Cottage and La Rosiere Steps at Herm (Haerme) - one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCottage Collection: Landscape by Thomas Gainsborough

Landscape by Thomas Gainsborough
An extensive wooded landscape with peasants on a path, a horse at a ford, a cottage beyond, by Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727-1788)

Background imageCottage Collection: THE CAT HOUSE

THE CAT HOUSE
The Cat House a curious thatched cottage decorated with cat motifs, Henfield, Sussex, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageCottage Collection: Ann Hathaways Garden

Ann Hathaways Garden
Anne Hathaways Cottage and garden. Packed herbaceous borders lead up to the cottage

Background imageCottage Collection: Oxton House, Devon, seat of Rev. John Beaumont Swete

Oxton House, Devon, seat of Rev. John Beaumont Swete. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1827

Background imageCottage Collection: Errigal, Co Donegal

Errigal, Co Donegal - a view of the mountain with a cottage in the foreground. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Donegal; Errigal). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCottage Collection: An Irish Fiddler

An Irish Fiddler - a view of a man sitting with a fiddle outside a thatched cottage and a lady and two boys looking on. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCottage Collection: Straidkilly, Carnlough, The Slipping Village

Straidkilly, Carnlough, The Slipping Village - a view of Straidkilly with a man driving on the road with a horse and cart. There is a thatched cottage on the right

Background imageCottage Collection: Coleridge Nether Stowey

Coleridge Nether Stowey
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE English poet and critics cottage at Nether Stowey, Somerset Date: 1772 - 1834

Background imageCottage Collection: Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon

Agatha Christies cottage near River Dart, Devon
Agatha Christies cottage near the River Dart, Devon, with three cars parked in the foreground. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageCottage Collection: Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card

Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card
Butterflies and flowers with a snow scene on a palette-shaped Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCottage Collection: Circular countryside scene

Circular countryside scene
A watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith showing a typical English rural countryside setting of a half-timbered cottage set amid fields, surrounded by fauna in the shape of a passing Cuckoo

Background imageCottage Collection: Rural scenery with wildflowers

Rural scenery with wildflowers
A red Admiral Butterfly flies above a hedgerow border of wildflowers in this landscape painting by Malcolm Greensmith, encapsulating the English countryside

Background imageCottage Collection: Church Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall

Church Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall. Date: 1960s

Background imageCottage Collection: Poster advertising Rambles in Somerset

Poster advertising Rambles in Somerset

Background imageCottage Collection: Loch Callater, Braemar, Scotland

Loch Callater, Braemar, Scotland Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCottage Collection: Forest Row / Sussex / 1950S

Forest Row / Sussex / 1950S
FOREST ROW This village is at the foot of the Ashdown forest

Background imageCottage Collection: Slievemore, Achill Island

Slievemore, Achill Island - a view of a road with girl, to a cottage and mountain behind. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Mayo; Achill Island). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCottage Collection: Irish Slide Car, Glynns of Antrim, Going for the Turf

Irish Slide Car, Glynns of Antrim, Going for the Turf - a slide car with two men outside a thatched cottage. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCottage Collection: Straidkilly, Carnlough, A Quiet Chat

Straidkilly, Carnlough, A Quiet Chat - a view of a man with horse and cart, talking to a lady outside a thatched cottage. There are other buildings to the left

Background imageCottage Collection: Lochboisdale, South Uist, Scotland

Lochboisdale, South Uist, Scotland
Lochboisdale, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCottage Collection: Irish Homestead - Bray, Ireland

Irish Homestead - Bray, Ireland Date: 1907

Background imageCottage Collection: Ugly Duckling (Boyle)

Ugly Duckling (Boyle)
The old cottage woman, with her distaff and her animal companions : often such solitary females were suspected of witchcraft

Background imageCottage Collection: Mapledurham Lock, Berkshire

Mapledurham Lock, Berkshire. Date: 1906

Background imageCottage Collection: Girl Picks Flowers C1887

Girl Picks Flowers C1887
A girl picks some rather wild flowers growing in a country garden

Background imageCottage Collection: Convolvulus & C. Bell

Convolvulus & C. Bell
Pink CONVOLVULUS (Bindweed) & blue & white CAMPANULA MEDIUM Canterbury Bell) depicted with bees

Background imageCottage Collection: Winchelsea / Sussex / 1950S

Winchelsea / Sussex / 1950S
WINCHELSEA The village court house

Background imageCottage Collection: Irish Cottage

Irish Cottage
A lovely old cottage by Lough Neagh, near Derrymore, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Background imageCottage Collection: Childrens nursery, Chorlton Union Cottage Homes, Styal

Childrens nursery, Chorlton Union Cottage Homes, Styal
View inside a childrens nursery at the cottage homes in Styal, Cheshire, with a large group of girls and boys posing for their photograph

Background imageCottage Collection: Retreat of T. E. Lawrence at Clouds Hill, Moreton, Dorset

Retreat of T. E. Lawrence at Clouds Hill, Moreton, Dorset
The house at Clouds Hill, near Wool, Dorset, England, where British archaeologist, soldier, intelligence officer and writer, Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935)



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