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Davies Collection

Background imageDavies Collection: Advert for Soiree perfume as used by Lilan Davies

Advert for Soiree perfume as used by Lilan Davies, the opera singer, 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageDavies Collection: Clement Davies

Clement Davies (1884-1962) English politician and leader of the Liberal Party from 1945-1956, seen here at the Liberal Election press conference on the 3rd October 1951

Background imageDavies Collection: Sopwith 1 1 / 2 Strutter F2211 flown by Lt Col R Bell Davies

Sopwith 1 1 / 2 Strutter F2211 flown by Lt Col R Bell Davies
Sopwith 1 Strutter, F2211, flown by Lt Col R. Bell Davies, VC, DSO, during his first take-off from HMS Argus on 1 October 1918. Date: 1918

Background imageDavies Collection: Bystander cover 1929 - the Ruthven Twins

Bystander cover 1929 - the Ruthven Twins
Portrait of the society twin sisters, Alison and Margaret Hore-Ruthven, daughters of Lord and Lady Ruthven. Alison (left) was married in 1929 to John Leighton Barran

Background imageDavies Collection: The Bing Boys are Here, 1916

The Bing Boys are Here, 1916
Scenes from the popular revue, The Bing Boys are Here starring Alfred Lester, George Robey, Lillian Davies and Blanche Stocker. The show was one of the most popular of the Great War period. Date: 1916

Background imageDavies Collection: Aston Villa win the F. A Cup, 1887

Aston Villa win the F. A Cup, 1887
Aston Villa win the F.A Cup, 1887: the winning team. Date: 1887

Background imageDavies Collection: The Illustrated London News, 1940

The Illustrated London News, 1940
Page from the Illustrated London News describing the heroism of Lieutenant Robert Davies(1900-1975), who received the George Cross for commanding the bomb disposal unit which saved St

Background imageDavies Collection: Ivor Novello / Profile

Ivor Novello / Profile
IVOR NOVELLO (Ivor Davies) Welsh actor of stage and screen, playwright and composer

Background imageDavies Collection: Mervyn Davies - Welsh rugby player

Mervyn Davies - Welsh rugby player Date: 1970s - 1980s

Background imageDavies Collection: The Lady With A Lamp by Reginald Berkeley

The Lady With A Lamp by Reginald Berkeley
Promotional postcard for The Lady With A Lamp by Reginald Berkeley. First produced at the Arts Theatre, 5th May and the Garrick Theatre, 24th January 1929. Originally called Florence Nightingale

Background imageDavies Collection: Thomas Davies, mineralogist

Thomas Davies, mineralogist
Thomas Davies (1837 - 1892), Mineralogist at the British Museum and Fellow of the Geological Society. Date: C.1890

Background imageDavies Collection: Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W. B

Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W. B
" Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W.B. Clarke and engraving by B. Davies, originally published under supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Background imageDavies Collection: W H DAVIES

W H DAVIES
William Henry Davies Poet

Background imageDavies Collection: Tom Davies bookseller

Tom Davies bookseller
Thomas Davies bookshop in Russell Street. Tom Davies, bookseller, actor and author and friend of Boswell and Johnson, who amongst other works wrote The Life of Garrick (1780)

Background imageDavies Collection: DAN-AIR de Havilland Comet 4C G-APDN at Gatwick Airport

DAN-AIR de Havilland Comet 4C G-APDN at Gatwick Airport. DAN-AIR started life as Davies and Newman Airlines after the two founders

Background imageDavies Collection: Mrs Davies, the lady sharpshooter 1900

Mrs Davies, the lady sharpshooter 1900
Female rifleman, Mrs Davies, in a trench during the seige of Mafeking (now Mahikeng) in the Boer war. The image was published two days after the end of the seige

Background imageDavies Collection: Oliver Twist and Camera Crew

Oliver Twist and Camera Crew
A production still shows a camera crew filming Robert Newton and John Howard Davies in the climactic rooftop scene of David Leans 1948 version of Oliver Twist. Date: 1948

Background imageDavies Collection: Tudor houses on the corner of Chancery Lane

Tudor houses on the corner of Chancery Lane, Fleet Street, 1789. External specimen of the Grotesque Bracketed Front and Projecting Stories of the reign of Edward VI. Demolished 1799

Background imageDavies Collection: Cardiff Rugby Team

Cardiff Rugby Team: Dobson, Elliot, Elsey, Phillips, Lewis, Mills, Morgan, Hill, Davies, Pearson, Sweet-Escott, Cravos, Emery, Biggs, Thomas, Biggs. 1890s

Background imageDavies Collection: PALMERS GREEN 1950S

PALMERS GREEN 1950S
A view of the Triangle, Green Lane, Palmers Green, London, with its pretty flower beds. Date: 1950s

Background imageDavies Collection: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies in Tess of the D Urbervilles

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies in Tess of the D Urbervilles, based on the novel by Thomas Hardy, at the Barnes Theatre, Richmond, SW London. 1925

Background imageDavies Collection: T O Davies

T O Davies

Background imageDavies Collection: There'll Always Be An England

There'll Always Be An England
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for There'll Always Be An England, words and music by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles. Sung by Glyn Davies

Background imageDavies Collection: Music cover, The Official RAF March Past, WW2

Music cover, The Official RAF March Past, WW2
Music cover, The Official RAF March Past, by H Walford Davies, pianoforte solo, showing Spitfire Fighter Planes, WW2 Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDavies Collection: Cutting Bracken

Cutting Bracken
This painting shows three farmers working on cutting the bracken, one of them is looking out towards the large sloping landscape of yellow fields. Date: circa 1916

Background imageDavies Collection: RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - an 18 carat gold and small old-cut diamond solitaire band/signet ring, slightly tapering (1/4ins)

Background imageDavies Collection: Irish and Welsh Mps

Irish and Welsh Mps
Portraits of welsh and rishi members of Parliament. Seen are; Dr C Tanner, Mr. John Redmond, Mr. William Redmond, Mr. John Dillon, Mr. Timothy Healy, Mr. J. Swift Sacneil, Mr

Background imageDavies Collection: Leading musicians during the reign of King George V

Leading musicians during the reign of King George V
Leading classical musicians and composers during the first 25 years of the reign of King George V: Wood, Beecham, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Walford Davies. Date: 1935

Background imageDavies Collection: Afterglow

Afterglow
A landscape oil painting of grassland with a crude fence, long past sunset in the twilight hours, giving a warn afterglow effect. Date: circa 1918

Background imageDavies Collection: Countess of Cavan

Countess of Cavan
A portrait oil painting of Elizabeth Davies, the Countess of Cavan, second wife of Richard Lambart, sixth Earl of Cavan, coheiress and daughter of Navy Commissioner, William Davies. Date: circa 1922

Background imageDavies Collection: Rose Bertin Advertisement

Rose Bertin Advertisement
Advertisement for Rose Bertin, London's smartest hat shop'. Picture shows a very well dressed lady wearing a hat created in 1782 by Rose Bertin herself, who was Milliner to Marie Antoinette

Background imageDavies Collection: Peggy Ashcroft and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Peggy Ashcroft and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Peggy Ashcroft (1907-1991) appearing as Cecily Cardew and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (1891-1992) as Gwendolyn Fairfax, in a production of The Importance of Being Earnest at the Globe Theatre. Date: 1939

Background imageDavies Collection: Edmund Goulding, director, studio portrait with puppet strings. Captioned

Edmund Goulding, director, studio portrait with puppet strings. Captioned, An Astrologer of The Screen: Goulding Pulls the Strings'

Background imageDavies Collection: Vickers Viscount 708 G-ARIR

Vickers Viscount 708 G-ARIR (msn 36), of DAN-Air having number 1 and number 4 engines replaced, at Castle Donington-East Midlands Airport, in May 1972. (DAN-Air - Davies & Newman Airways). Date: 1972

Background imageDavies Collection: The Kinks, British pop group

The Kinks, British pop group
The Kinks (Pete Quaife, Dave Davies, Mick Avory and Ray Davies), British pop group Date: 1964

Background imageDavies Collection: The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie

The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie
The Grosvenor Family, monochrome reproduction of a painting by C R Leslie, with key. Date: 1833

Background imageDavies Collection: de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4B G-APYD

de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4B G-APYD
de Havilland DH.106 Comet 4B G-APYD (msn 6438), of DAN-Air, view over the wing at 35, 000ft in January 1973. (DAN-Air is a contraction of Davies and Newman Airlines) Date: 1973

Background imageDavies Collection: de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4B G-APYC

de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 4B G-APYC
de Havilland DH.106 Comet 4B G-APYC (msn 6437), of DAN-Air, at Manchester Airport in October 1977. (DAN-Air is a contraction of Davies and Newman Airlines) Date: 1977

Background imageDavies Collection: BAC 1-11 G-BCWA

BAC 1-11 G-BCWA
BAC 1-11-518FG G-BCWA (msn BAC.205), of DAN-Air, at Manchester Airport in October 1977. (DAN-Air is a contraction of Davies and Newman Airlines) Date: 1977

Background imageDavies Collection: The Cheltenham Flyer - World's Fastest Train

The Cheltenham Flyer - World's Fastest Train

Background imageDavies Collection: Miss England II powerboat, 1930s

Miss England II powerboat, 1930s Date: 1930s

Background imageDavies Collection: Motorcycle, 1930s

Motorcycle, 1930s Date: 1930s

Background imageDavies Collection: Bluebird, 1930s

Bluebird, 1930s Date: 1930s

Background imageDavies Collection: Shneider Trophy Plane

Shneider Trophy Plane

Background imageDavies Collection: Talbot Road Racing

Talbot Road Racing

Background imageDavies Collection: Marion Davies by Autori

Marion Davies by Autori
Caricature of Marion Davies (1897 - 1961), actress, producer, screenwriter, philanthropist and lover of William Randolph Hearst

Background imageDavies Collection: Yankee Notions, by E. V. Page and Vincent Davies

Yankee Notions, by E. V. Page and Vincent Davies
Promotional music sheet for Yankee Notions, music hall song of 1880 by E. V. Page and Vincent Davies and sung by Charles Otley

Background imageDavies Collection: Sketch - Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as Tess of D Urbervilles

Sketch - Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as Tess of D Urbervilles
Front cover of The Sketch featuring a photograph of actress Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies in the role of Tess of the D Urbervilles in the stage version of Thomas Hardys novel



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