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Daphne Collection

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne du Maurier in Fowey

Daphne du Maurier in Fowey
Daphne du Maurier (1907 - 1989), English writer and novelist, author of Rebecca and Jamaica Inn, pictured looking rather dashing while smoking a pipe

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne Du Maurier
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English writer and novelist, author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" pictured at her home Menabilly, in Fowey, Cornwall

Background imageDaphne Collection: Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants
Deadly Nightshade (Atropa Belladonna); Thorn Apple (Datura Stramonium); Henbane (Hyoscyamus Niger); Mezereon (Daphne Mezereum); Fools Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium);

Background imageDaphne Collection: Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall

Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall
Jamaica Inn, a Grade II listed building on Bodmin Moor near Bolventor, Cornwall, built as a coaching inn in 1750. Popular with smugglers

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne du Maurier at their Cornish home, Menabilly, 1945

Daphne du Maurier at their Cornish home, Menabilly, 1945
Author and playwright Daphne du Maurier(1907-1989) relaxing in her study at her Cornish home Menabilly in 1945. Date: 1945

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Becomes a Tree

Daphne Becomes a Tree

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne or mezereon, Daphne mezereum

Daphne or mezereon, Daphne mezereum. Handcoloured stipple engraving by Troll after an illustration by Pierre-Joseph Redoute from Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceaus Traite des Arbres et Arbustes, Paris

Background imageDaphne Collection: Boddinick Ferry

Boddinick Ferry
The Bodinnick Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall, which operates between the slipway at Bodinnick and Foweys Caffa Mill. The author Daphne du Maurier lived nearby

Background imageDaphne Collection: Petrie at Daphne

Petrie at Daphne
The Pharoahs Palace at Daphne being excavated by renowned archaeologist William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853 - 1942) who devoted his life to studying Egyptian culture

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Flees Apollo

Daphne Flees Apollo
She is beloved by Apollo, but has vowed to remain a virgin, so she flees him and when he nearly catches her, changes into a bay or laurel tree : her leaves become a symbol

Background imageDaphne Collection: Gerald du Maurier and family

Gerald du Maurier and family
Sir Gerald Hubert Edward Busson du Maurier (1873-1934), English actor and manager. Father to writers Angela du Maurier and Daphne du Maurier

Background imageDaphne Collection: The Diving Belles music hall divers and aquatic acrobats

The Diving Belles music hall divers and aquatic acrobats
The Diving Belles led by Daphne ?appearing in an elaborate sea cave scena Mermaids in Shells with clever and original tricks and fancy diving?

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Du Maurier / Kids

Daphne Du Maurier / Kids
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English novelist and writer, author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" pictured with her children, Christian, Flavia and Tessa in 1947

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Du Maurier Cover

Daphne Du Maurier Cover
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English writer and novelist. Author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" and famous resident of Cornwall

Background imageDaphne Collection: Mrs Gerald Du Maurier & family including Daphne

Mrs Gerald Du Maurier & family including Daphne
Mrs Gerald Du Maurier pictured with her three daughters, Angela, Daphne and Jeanne. Date: 1920

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne du Maurier and family at their Cornish home

Daphne du Maurier and family at their Cornish home: here, goat-keeping with her children, Tessa, Flavia and Christian. Date: 1944

Background imageDaphne Collection: A Madame Yevonde portrait of Lady Daphne Finch-Hatton

A Madame Yevonde portrait of Lady Daphne Finch-Hatton
Lady Daphne Finch-Hatton was the eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Winchilsea and Nottingham. The photograph shows her in a serious mood, with Whisky

Background imageDaphne Collection: Angela Du Maurier

Angela Du Maurier
ANGELA DU MAURIER Novelist and author. Elder sister of Daphne du Maurier

Background imageDaphne Collection: WW2 poster, Lend a Hand on the Land

WW2 poster, Lend a Hand on the Land, the Londoners Land Club. Date: circa 1940

Background imageDaphne Collection: Viscount Weymouth, the former Daphne Vivian, pictured with her baby son

Viscount Weymouth, the former Daphne Vivian, pictured with her baby son, Alexander George Thynne, the future 7th Marquess of Bath in a photograph taken for his christening which took place at St

Background imageDaphne Collection: Children dressed for the Mansion House Ball

Children dressed for the Mansion House Ball
Children seen dressed for the Mansions House Ball. Miss Kathleen d'Hertz as a Vivandiere, Master Devenish as a Roman Emperor, Master George Nestle as St George

Background imageDaphne Collection: Lady Denham

Lady Denham
Daphne Bowyer, Lady Denham (1895-1996), previously known as Daphne Freeman-Mitford. Date: 1940

Background imageDaphne Collection: Viscountess Weymouth with daughter

Viscountess Weymouth with daughter
Daphne, Viscountess Weymouth (1904-1997) was born Daphne Vivian, and after a subsequent marriage became Daphne Fielding. She went on to have a successful career as an author

Background imageDaphne Collection: Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Lady Weymouth (formerly Daphne Vivian

Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Lady Weymouth (formerly Daphne Vivian) with her son, Alexander George Thynne who would become the 7th Marquess of Bath

Background imageDaphne Collection: The Stone Age scene in Zig-Zag! London Hippodrome

The Stone Age scene in Zig-Zag! London Hippodrome
The Stone Age scene in the 1917 Hippodrome revue, Zig-Zag! featuring Daphne Pollard as Mrs Stone Hatchett who flirts with her lover, played by George Clarke

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Pollard as Mrs Stone Hatchett, Zig-Zag, Hippodrome

Daphne Pollard as Mrs Stone Hatchett, Zig-Zag, Hippodrome
Daphne Pollard in the comic role of Mrs Stone Hatchett in the Stone Age scene, part of " Zig-Zag!" the 1917 revue at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1917

Background imageDaphne Collection: Viscountess Weymouth

Viscountess Weymouth pictured on holiday (probably on the Riviera) by Olive Snell. She was formerly the Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise Vivian (1904-1997), and married Viscount Weymouth in 1927 Date: 1929

Background imageDaphne Collection: Lady Weymouth by Madame Yevonde

Lady Weymouth by Madame Yevonde
Viscountess Weymouth by Madame Yevonde. She was formerly the Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise Vivian (1904-1997), and married Viscount Weymouth in 1927. Date: 1931

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne Hughes, dancing teacher in a Reville gown, 1924

Daphne Hughes, dancing teacher in a Reville gown, 1924. This lovely dance frock is made of layers of rose pink chiffon and shadow lace veiled in mist grey chiffon

Background imageDaphne Collection: Fritillary butterfly varieties

Fritillary butterfly varieties
Marbled fritillary, Brenthis daphne, lesser marbled fritillary, Brenthis ino, pearl-bordered fritillary, Boloria euphrosyne, and violet fritillary, Boloria dia

Background imageDaphne Collection: Widdow-wail and mezereon

Widdow-wail and mezereon
Widdow-wail, or pepper of the mountain, Thymelaea sanamunda, and mezereon, Daphne mezereum. Handcoloured woodblock engraving of a botanical illustration from Adam Lonicers Krauterbuch, or Herbal

Background imageDaphne Collection: Spurge laurel, Daphne laureola, and bristly

Spurge laurel, Daphne laureola, and bristly bellflower, Campanula cervicaria. Handcoloured woodblock engraving of a botanical illustration from Adam Lonicers Krauterbuch, or Herbal, Frankfurt, 1557

Background imageDaphne Collection: Spineless butcher s-broom, Ruscus hypoglossum

Spineless butcher s-broom, Ruscus hypoglossum, and spurge laurel, Daphne laureola. Handcoloured woodblock engraving of a botanical illustration from Adam Lonicers Krauterbuch, or Herbal, Frankfurt

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne alpina

Daphne alpina. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cooke after George Loddiges from Conrad Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Hackney, 1817

Background imageDaphne Collection: Mezereon mezereum or spurge laurel, Daphne mezereum

Mezereon mezereum or spurge laurel, Daphne mezereum. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by Walther Muller from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler

Background imageDaphne Collection: February daphne, Daphne mezereum

February daphne, Daphne mezereum
February daphne, mezereon or spurge laurel, Daphne mezereum (Daphne mezereon). Handcoloured lithograph by A.M. Traice after an illustration by A.W

Background imageDaphne Collection: Pitcairnia and Victorian box tree

Pitcairnia and Victorian box tree
Pitcairnia bifrons 1, and Victorian box tree, Pittosporum undulatum 2. Pitcairnie, Pittospore. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imageDaphne Collection: Daphne sericea

Daphne sericea (Daphne collina). Handcoloured stipple engraving by after an illustration by Pierre-Joseph Redoute from Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceaus Traite des Arbres et Arbustes, Paris, 1804-1819

Background imageDaphne Collection: Garland flower or rose daphne, Daphne cneorum

Garland flower or rose daphne, Daphne cneorum. Handcoloured stipple engraving by Mlle. Rolet after an illustration by Pierre-Joseph Redoute from Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceaus Traite des Arbres et

Background imageDaphne Collection: Mezereon, Daphne mezereum, and flowering rush

Mezereon, Daphne mezereum, and flowering rush
Mezereon, Daphne mezereum, Octandria, 1, and flowering rush, Butomus umbellatus, Enneandria, 2. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by F

Background imageDaphne Collection: Cretan daphne, Daphne oleoides

Cretan daphne, Daphne oleoides. Handcoloured botanical engraving from John Sims Curtiss Botanical Magazine, Couchman, London, 1817

Background imageDaphne Collection: Altaic daphne, Daphne altaica

Altaic daphne, Daphne altaica. Handcoloured botanical engraving by Weddell from John Sims Curtiss Botanical Magazine, Couchman, London, 1816

Background imageDaphne Collection: Twin-flowered daphne, Daphne pontica

Twin-flowered daphne, Daphne pontica. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by F. Sansom Jr. after an illustration by Sydenham Edwards from William Curtis Botanical Magazine, T. Curtis, London, 1810

Background imageDaphne Collection: Cursed buttercup and mezereon

Cursed buttercup and mezereon
Cursed buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus 1, and mezereon, Daphne mezereum 2. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Friedrich Johann Bertuchs Bilderbuch fur Kinder (Picture Book for Children)

Background imageDaphne Collection: Spurge flax or flax-leaved daphne, Daphne gnidium

Spurge flax or flax-leaved daphne, Daphne gnidium. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London, 1880

Background imageDaphne Collection: Spurge laurel, Daphne laureola

Spurge laurel, Daphne laureola. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London, 1880

Background imageDaphne Collection: Mezereon, Daphne mezereum

Mezereon, Daphne mezereum. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London, 1880

Background imageDaphne Collection: Mezereon or spurge laurel, Daphne mezereum

Mezereon or spurge laurel, Daphne mezereum. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Dr. Willibald Artus Hand-Atlas sammtlicher mediinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewachse



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