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Background imageDrake Collection: Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats - Music Sheet Cover

Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats - Music Sheet Cover
Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats (Mares eats Oats and Does Eat Oats) - Music Sheet Cover, words and music by Milton Drake, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingstone

Background imageDrake Collection: Janet Baker, Bryan Drake and Peter Pears

Janet Baker, Bryan Drake and Peter Pears
Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake rehearsing Schumann in the Jubilee Hall, for the concert in Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall on 21 June 1963, entitled Pot Pourri

Background imageDrake Collection: Shardeloes country house during wartime

Shardeloes country house during wartime
Scenes from a country house, Shardeloes, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, during World War II. The house was used as a maternity home for evacuee mothers, offered as it was by the owners

Background imageDrake Collection: Drake & Mount Ltd shopfront - Pet Food Store

Drake & Mount Ltd shopfront - Pet Food Store
Drake & Mount Ltd, High Street, Bracknell - shopfront - Pet Food Store Date: mid 1930s

Background imageDrake Collection: Sir Francis Drakes burial at sea, near Portobelo, Panama

Sir Francis Drakes burial at sea, near Portobelo, Panama. He died of dysentery in January 1596, after an unsuccessful attack on San Juan, Puerto Rico. Date: 1596

Background imageDrake Collection: The Beggars Opera, Aldeburgh Festival 1963

The Beggars Opera, Aldeburgh Festival 1963
English Opera Group production of The Beggars Opera (John Gay, in Brittens realization) at the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, 20 June 1963. Act III, near end; at Newgate Gaol

Background imageDrake Collection: Siebolds hosta, Hosta sieboldiana

Siebolds hosta, Hosta sieboldiana (Siebolds funkia, Funkia sieboldiana). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley

Background imageDrake Collection: Uruguay mimosa, Mimosa uruguensis

Uruguay mimosa, Mimosa uruguensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Edwards Botanical Register, edited by John Lindley, London

Background imageDrake Collection: London Trade Card - Nathan Drake, Colourman

London Trade Card - Nathan Drake, Colourman, successor to Mr Robert Keating, White Hart, Long Acre, London, supplies for artists and house painters. circa 1760s

Background imageDrake Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Jim, a bobtail sheepdog

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Jim, a bobtail sheepdog
Illustration by Cecil Aldin -- Jim, a bobtail sheepdog, owned by the actress Fabia Drake. The dog was a perfect actor, taking part in a childrens play called The Happy Family

Background imageDrake Collection: Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Hervey Alan

Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Hervey Alan
Heather Harper (Left), Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake rehearsing Schumann in the Jubilee Hall, for the concert in Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall on 21 June 1963, entitled Pot Pourri

Background imageDrake Collection: Japanese bindweed, Calystegia pubescens

Japanese bindweed, Calystegia pubescens
Japanese bindweed or downy bindweed, Calystegia pubescens. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery, G

Background imageDrake Collection: Chorillos alstroemeria, Alstroemeria chorillensis

Chorillos alstroemeria, Alstroemeria chorillensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery

Background imageDrake Collection: Woodcock bee-orchid, Ophrys scolopax subsp. cornuta

Woodcock bee-orchid, Ophrys scolopax subsp. cornuta (Horned ophrys, Ophrys cornuta). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Edwards

Background imageDrake Collection: Gardenia, Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenia, Gardenia jasminoides (Mr. Fortunes gardenia, Gardenia florida var. fortuniana). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Edwards

Background imageDrake Collection: Resolution of Council of War for pursuit of Spanish Armada

Resolution of Council of War for pursuit of Spanish Armada bearing the signature of Francis Drake amongst others. Date: 1588

Background imageDrake Collection: Drake, a GSN freighter

Drake, a GSN freighter
Drake, a General Steam Navigation freighter, unloads in the busy Port of London. Image from Mrs Strangs Travel Play Book published c.1920.Date: circa 1915

Background imageDrake Collection: Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake

Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake
Heather Harper (Left), Janet Baker, Peter Pears and Bryan Drake rehearsing Schumann in the Jubilee Hall, for the concert in Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall on 21 June 1963, entitled Pot Pourri

Background imageDrake Collection: Sir Francis Drake attacking a Spanish treasure ship (actually a Portuguese carrack

Sir Francis Drake attacking a Spanish treasure ship (actually a Portuguese carrack, the Sao Filipe, containing gold, spices and silk), off the Azores, 8 June 1587

Background imageDrake Collection: Rouen ducks

Rouen ducks, Anas platyrhynchos, cock and hen. Bred by J. K. Fowler and winner of cup at Aylesbury. Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks Day & Son after an illustration by J.W

Background imageDrake Collection: Blue nasturtium or Indian cress, Tropaeolum azureum

Blue nasturtium or Indian cress, Tropaeolum azureum. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden

Background imageDrake Collection: Canyon or Menzies gooseberry, Ribes menziesii

Canyon or Menzies gooseberry, Ribes menziesii. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Edwards Botanical Register, edited by John Lindley

Background imageDrake Collection: Violet trumpet vine, Bignonia callistegioides

Violet trumpet vine, Bignonia callistegioides (Painted bignonia, Bignonia picta). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Edwards Botanical

Background imageDrake Collection: Map of Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580

Map of Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580
Map of Sir Francis Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580, in The Queens Pirate, The tale of Drakes argosy of terror, by B J Clarke, illustrated by W G Savory. Date: 16th century

Background imageDrake Collection: Sir Francis Drake - Explorer

Sir Francis Drake - Explorer

Background imageDrake Collection: Mary Newman cottage, wife of Sir Frances Drake

Mary Newman cottage, wife of Sir Frances Drake

Background imageDrake Collection: Statue of Sir Frances Drake, Plymouth

Statue of Sir Frances Drake, Plymouth

Background imageDrake Collection: Rochdale Centre and Drake Street early 1900s

Rochdale Centre and Drake Street early 1900s

Background imageDrake Collection: Drake Circus, Plymouth early 1900's

Drake Circus, Plymouth early 1900's

Background imageDrake Collection: Plymouth Drake Circus early 1900s

Plymouth Drake Circus early 1900s

Background imageDrake Collection: Naval, Drake and Armada Memorials, Plymouth, Devon

Naval, Drake and Armada Memorials, Plymouth, Devon - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDrake Collection: WW2, Admiral Drake

WW2, Admiral Drake
A WW2 childrens book illustration from The Blue-Eyed Cat. The image shows Admiral Drake leading the gallant navy of chicks dressed in sailor uniforms. Date: circa 1945

Background imageDrake Collection: Letter sent by King Philip II to City Council of La Coruna

Letter sent by King Philip II to City Council of La Coruna
Philip II (1527-1598). King of Spain. Letter sent by King Philip II to the City Council of La Coruna thanking the city for its resistance to the English siege

Background imageDrake Collection: The English Armada

The English Armada. Statement of causes which moved the chief commanders of the Navy of Her Most Excellent Majesty the Queen of England on the Voyage and Expedition to Portugal

Background imageDrake Collection: Ephemeris expeditionis Norreysii & Draki in Lusitaniam

Ephemeris expeditionis Norreysii & Draki in Lusitaniam
The English Armada. Ephemeris expeditionis Norreysii & Draki in Lusitaniam. Account of the expedition of Francis Drake and John Norris in 1589 against the Spanish-Portuguese ports

Background imageDrake Collection: Siege of Corunna by the English Armada, 1589

Siege of Corunna by the English Armada, 1589
Diary and relation of the siege of Corunna by the English Armada, 1589, by Captain Juan Varela. Manuscript, facsimile of the 19th century. From the Royal Galician Academy. Maria Pita House Museum

Background imageDrake Collection: George Hunt and Ted Drake, Arsenal footballers

George Hunt and Ted Drake, Arsenal footballers
George Hunt and Ted Drake, Arsenal's centre-forwards in confidential conversation at Highbury Date: 1946

Background imageDrake Collection: British battleship, HMS Good Hope

British battleship, HMS Good Hope, Drake-class armoured cruiser, launched in 1901 Date: early 20th century

Background imageDrake Collection: Corporal A. Drake VC

Corporal A. Drake VC
A sketch giving an impression of the VC action of Corporal Alfred George Drake of the Rifle Brigade. His citation reads For most conspicuous bravery on the night of 23rd Nov

Background imageDrake Collection: The Southern Aviary at London Zoo

The Southern Aviary at London Zoo
The Southern Aviary (White Stork, Gannet, Manderin Drake, Brown Pelicans, Black-winged Kite, Egyptian Kite, Goliath Heron, Comorants) at London Zoo by Charles Howard

Background imageDrake Collection: Duck and Drake

Duck and Drake
A duck, drake and their chicks on the river bank. Artist: Denis Colbron Pearse Date: 1909

Background imageDrake Collection: MMe, Drake-Exner wearing in a dress of her own design

MMe, Drake-Exner wearing in a dress of her own design
Madame Drake-Exner, formerly Evelyn Boyriven, Parisian socialite, pictured wearing a simple patterned day dress of her own design, with a severe felt hat and snake belt. Date: 1929

Background imageDrake Collection: Rear-Admiral W L Grant, British naval officer

Rear-Admiral W L Grant, British naval officer
Rear-Admiral William Lowther Grant (1864-1929), British naval officer in charge of HMS Drake at the beginning of the First World War. Date: circa 1914

Background imageDrake Collection: Hill glory bower, Clerodendrum infortunatum

Hill glory bower, Clerodendrum infortunatum (Unlucky clerodendron, Clerodendron infortunatum). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G

Background imageDrake Collection: Firecracker bush, Bouvardia ternifolia

Firecracker bush, Bouvardia ternifolia (Splendid bouvardia, Bouvardia triphylla var. splendens). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G

Background imageDrake Collection: Various leaved chorizema, Chorizema varium

Various leaved chorizema, Chorizema varium. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery, G

Background imageDrake Collection: Fuchsia denticulata

Fuchsia denticulata (Saw-leaved fuchsia, Fuchsia serratifolia). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley

Background imageDrake Collection: Two-shaped torch-thistle, Disocactus biformis

Two-shaped torch-thistle, Disocactus biformis. Endangered cactus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley



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