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Background imageCovered Collection: A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania

A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania
An illustration of what was described in the Sphere as one of the greatest fishing ports in the world. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000

Background imageCovered Collection: Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo

Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCovered Collection: Castle Caldwell, Co. Fermanagh

Castle Caldwell, Co. Fermanagh - a close in view of the derelict and ivy covered Castle. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Fermanagh; Castle Caldwell). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageCovered Collection: Babylons lion. Lion decorated the Processional Wal (Ishtar

Babylons lion. Lion decorated the Processional Wal (Ishtar Gate). 575 BC. Pergamon Museum. Museum Island. Berlin. Germany

Background imageCovered Collection: Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs

Policeman talk to Gypsies on Epsom Downs
Two Policeman talk to a Gypsy family by their caravan and wagon on Epsom Downs Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCovered Collection: Spitalfields / Church

Spitalfields / Church
Christ Church, Spitalfields

Background imageCovered Collection: Venice, Italy - Grand Hotel Royal Danieli and Gondolas

Venice, Italy - Grand Hotel Royal Danieli and Gondolas. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCovered Collection: Saucy dancer, wearing only balloons - Following raid

Saucy dancer, wearing only balloons - Following raid
Saucy dancer, wearing only balloons, following a police raid: " You can t pin anything on me!" Date: late 1930s

Background imageCovered Collection: Sheriff Hutton Castle

Sheriff Hutton Castle
The snow covered ruins of Sheriff Hutton Castle, Rydale, North Yorkshire, England. It was built in 1379 by Bertram de Bulmer, Sheriff of York, as a fortified manor house. Date: 14th century

Background imageCovered Collection: Big Ben under Scaffold

Big Ben under Scaffold
Big Ben covered with scaffolding as the masonry is repaired and cleaned

Background imageCovered Collection: Welsh Coracle

Welsh Coracle
Welsh coracles are made of wickerwork covered with a watertight material, though fragile they are sturdy and light

Background imageCovered Collection: Homeward at Sunset Aldin

Homeward at Sunset Aldin
Homeward : three white horses pull a covered wagon and an elderly man and woman follow on foot as the sun sets over the hills

Background imageCovered Collection: Round Tower of the Nendrum, Mahee Island, Strangford Lough

Round Tower of the Nendrum, Mahee Island, Strangford Lough - a view of a derelict and ivy covered remnant of a tower. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Mahee Island). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: Morocco - Marrakesh - The Entrance to the Bazaars

Morocco - Marrakesh - The Entrance to the Bazaars
Morocco - Marrakesh - Entrance to the Souks

Background imageCovered Collection: Krakow, Poland - Renaissance Cloth Hall - Main Market Square

Krakow, Poland - Renaissance Cloth Hall - Main Market Square
Krakow, Pland - The Renaissance Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) in the Main Market Square Date: 1906

Background imageCovered Collection: A Bristol Boxkite under test at Filton

A Bristol Boxkite under test at Filton. Stanley White stands with his back to the camera wearing a flat cap and long overcoat. The site is now covered by the Filton Works Lab and Odeon

Background imageCovered Collection: Powder Monkey by David Wright

Powder Monkey by David Wright, showing a back view of an elegantly slim woman only just covered by a fur evening coat, looking at herself in a powder compact mirror

Background imageCovered Collection: Union Jack Hat & Scarf

Union Jack Hat & Scarf
A patriotic girl wrapped up in a scarf covered with union jacks. She also has them on the brim of her hat. Date: 1917

Background imageCovered Collection: Hatter Circa 1850

Hatter Circa 1850
A London hatmaker blocks a gentlemans top hat : the body of the hat is made from rabbit fur, covered with beaver fur, and shaped according to the fashion of the day

Background imageCovered Collection: Khadidja, Exotic Dancer with Veil - Algeria

Khadidja, Exotic Dancer with Veil - Algeria
Khadidja, Exotic Dancer with Veil (barely!) - Algeria. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCovered Collection: Wedgwood Jasperware covered jug

Wedgwood Jasperware covered jug
Old English Pottery and Porcelain - Wedgwood Jasper Ware. A beautical covered jug - exemplifying the Wedgwood blue colour. The nymphs and cupids, applied in white relief, are highly finished

Background imageCovered Collection: Paris Masons, 1740

Paris Masons, 1740
Freemasons in a Masonic Lodge in Paris perform a ritual. A symbol covered banner is laid on the floor while a blindfolded man, an arm & shoulder bared, is led forth

Background imageCovered Collection: Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?

Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?
Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, alongside the de Havilland Super Coup Moth, G-aHR, in which they covered the 1929 La Coupe Zenith Challenge Trophy circuit of 1

Background imageCovered Collection: Columbia Market, London 1869

Columbia Market, London 1869
Columbia Market, Bethnal Green, east London, built by Angela Burdett-Coutts as a covered food market. It opened in 1869, and adjoined a set of model dwellings for working class families also built by

Background imageCovered Collection: Old Church, Galgorm, Ballymena

Old Church, Galgorm, Ballymena - a view of a derelict and ivy covered Church by the side of a road. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Ballymena). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: Benburb Castle, Co. Tyrone

Benburb Castle, Co. Tyrone - a view of the derelict and ivy covered Castle. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Tyrone; Benburb). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger

Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger
Caricature of Nellie Farren (1848-1904), English actress and singer, and Edward Ledger (18??-1921), editor of The Era theatrical newspaper

Background imageCovered Collection: Iran / Tomb of Cyrus

Iran / Tomb of Cyrus
The tomb is situated south of Pasargad, placed on top of a six-stage platform, surrounded by staircases. The ceiling is covered with five huge limestone roof stones. Date: 1853

Background imageCovered Collection: The ivy-clad walls of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

The ivy-clad walls of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCovered Collection: SPADs XIII of US 22nd Aero Squadron

SPADs XIII of US 22nd Aero Squadron, operational from August 1918. The machines were shipped back to the USA after the war and used as fighter trainers. Seen here in a snow-covered field

Background imageCovered Collection: American 43rd Balloon Company, western front, WW1

American 43rd Balloon Company, western front, WW1
Men of the American 43rd Balloon Company on the road to Bertrange Farm on the western front during the First World War. Date: 1918

Background imageCovered Collection: Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire

Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire
View of gardens at the village of Tewin, near Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, showing many shades of tulips growing in an open, grassy area

Background imageCovered Collection: Bosnian Market Scene - Sarajevo

Bosnian Market Scene - Sarajevo
Market Scene in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

Background imageCovered Collection: Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland

Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland
A lovely view of Dunira in Perthshire, Scotland, showing trees and a heather-covered hill from across a stretch of water

Background imageCovered Collection: Oak Apple Day at Chelsea Hospital

Oak Apple Day at Chelsea Hospital
Lord Roberts takes the salute of the Chelsea Pensioners as they march past the statue of Charles II, which is covered with oak branches in honour of Oak Apple Day

Background imageCovered Collection: Dolmen of Bagneux

Dolmen of Bagneux
The Dolmen of Bagneux, near Saumur. A massive megalith of neolithic origin, comprising of eight upright slabs in two rows, covered by three immense horizontal slabs

Background imageCovered Collection: Dirty Dog on Bed 1909

Dirty Dog on Bed 1909
A white puppy sleeps on a bed: he is covered in mud, and has left dirty pawprints all over the covers and pillow

Background imageCovered Collection: Docking, Kings Lyn, Norfolk - The Well

Docking, Kings Lyn, Norfolk - The Well. Date: 1904

Background imageCovered Collection: Old Castle Mahee Island, Strangford Lough

Old Castle Mahee Island, Strangford Lough - a view of a derelict castle, much of which is covered in ivy. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Mahee Island). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: Crevenish Castle Co. Fermanagh

Crevenish Castle Co. Fermanagh - a view of a derelict and vegetation covered Castle stump. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Fermanagh; Crevenish). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCovered Collection: View of the Oosterpark, Amsterdam, in the Snow, 1892, by Geo

View of the Oosterpark, Amsterdam, in the Snow, 1892, by Geo
George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923). Dutch painter. View of the Oosterpark, Amsterdam, in the Snow, 1892. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageCovered Collection: Yale Art School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Yale Art School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Date: circa 1908

Background imageCovered Collection: Slovakia - Spa - thermal baths at Piest any

Slovakia - Spa - thermal baths at Piest any - covered rickshaws - the biggest and best known spa town in Slovakia. This particular site is the Napoleon Spa. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCovered Collection: Elder-Tree Mother

Elder-Tree Mother
The mother is covered all over with elder-flowers

Background imageCovered Collection: I could do with a new photograph of you girlie

I could do with a new photograph of you girlie
Bonzo outside his tent with a photograph of his girl covered in kisses. Date: circa 1940

Background imageCovered Collection: Paris fashions for November, 1864

Paris fashions for November, 1864
A selection of dresses designed for the winter of 1864. From left, The manteau marchesa made from cloth and velvet, trimmed with a silk border

Background imageCovered Collection: Snow Trafalgar Square

Snow Trafalgar Square
A man sweeps a path in the heavy snow at the base of Nelsons Column in Trafalgar Square. Note Landseers lions covered in snow



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