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Enthusiastic Collection

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: An Enthusiastic Lawyer

An Enthusiastic Lawyer
BRITAIN A barrister in court is carried away by his feelings, to the astonishment of his colleagues

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Bedroom boat-race practice

Bedroom boat-race practice
An enthusiastic " Blue" leaves nothing to chance and recreates rowing conditions with the help of three tin baths, some wheels and a pair of oars in his bedroom

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Ladies Football, 1894

Ladies Football, 1894
The lady footballers: an anticipation. The Sketch anticipates the brave new world of women footballers: a good looking goalkeeper recieves much attention

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Nelsons last signal at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805

Nelsons last signal at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805
At the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, Nelson gives his famous last signal England expects that every man will do his duty

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Village Cricket Match

Village Cricket Match
An enthusiastic crowd gather to watch a cricket match on the village green, Bearstead, Kent, England

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Girls Playing Cricket

Girls Playing Cricket
Two energetic and enthusiastic girls playing cricket. One girl screeches to a halt with her cricket bat, whilst the other tries to catch her out at the wicket!

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Rubinstein Plays Piano

Rubinstein Plays Piano
ANTON RUBINSTEIN over-enthusiastic pianist plays a tune. So caught up in his performance he is lifted bodily from the stool, long hair & coat-tails flying

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Business-Like by H. M. Bateman

Business-Like by H. M. Bateman
Enthusiastic Member: There, see what magnificent scenery we have to play here! Scotch visitor: Tae hell wi the scenery! Whaurs the furrst tee? Date: 1927

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Sunny Day at Lords by Ernest Wallcousins

Sunny Day at Lords by Ernest Wallcousins
This image shows an enthusiastic crowd watching a cricket match. Painted in 1926 the grand stand can be seen in the distance, which had just been built

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Wartime London Scenes, by Topolski

Wartime London Scenes, by Topolski
Cartoon illustration of wartime scenes in London, by Topolski. Captioned, and showing scenes, In a popular dance hall, A mixed and enthusiastic audience at a National Gallery concert

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Watching Cricket at The Oval, From a Gasometer

Watching Cricket at The Oval, From a Gasometer
A test match between England and New Zealand at The Oval, Kennington. The spectators in the foreground have scaled a nearby gasometer. Date: 1931

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: A policeman trying to get down some over-enthusiastic people, celebrating the relief of Mafeking

A policeman trying to get down some over-enthusiastic people, celebrating the relief of Mafeking, from the fountain in Piccadilly, London. Date: 1900

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I ll make short work of this

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I ll make short work of this
The caption is I ll made short work of this. The enthusiastic look on the girls face suggests that she will do exactly that

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: WW2 - An enthusiastic crowd of celebrating Parisians fill the Champs Elysees until dawn

WW2 - An enthusiastic crowd of celebrating Parisians fill the Champs Elysees until dawn. Date: 1945

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: An American military camp, Camp Blatch at Hempstead Plains, New York

An American military camp, Camp Blatch at Hempstead Plains, New York. Here, a sentry blocks two enthusiastic lady admirers and their bicycles. Date: 1898

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: The General Election - An Enthusiastic Supporter

The General Election - An Enthusiastic Supporter
Comic Postcard series - The General Election - An Enthusiastic Supporter rolling-in after a hearty session of seemingly liquid-based campaigning!! 1908

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Chariot Race

Chariot Race
A chariot race under way at the Circus Maximus, Rome. An enthusiastic audience watch enthralled

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Steam Pleasure Cruise on the Monarch out of Bournemouth

Steam Pleasure Cruise on the Monarch out of Bournemouth - a host of enthusiastic holidaymakers smiling dutifully before departure - 25th August 1925. Date: 1925

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: How to kiss your Rich Aunt

How to kiss your Rich Aunt ! A rather foolish and foppish young man (with an eye on the prize!) greets his Elderly (and very rich) Auntie with extreme enthusiasm. Date: 1908

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: A Roman Triumph (Topham)

A Roman Triumph (Topham)
A Roman emperor and his young son triumphantly parade through Rome in a chariot, with the enthusiastic crowds and bearers of the Roman standard "s P Q R" all around them

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: The Enthusiastic Bootblack by H M Bateman

The Enthusiastic Bootblack by H M Bateman, starts with an innocent scenario, a man needs his shoes polished, but the Bootblack on the street is an earnest and hardworking type

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Alessandro Gavazzi - 1

Alessandro Gavazzi - 1
ALESSANDRO GAVAZZI Italian churchman and patriot, in his early years as an enthusiastic champion of Italian liberty. Date: 1809 - 1889

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Roderich Benedix

Roderich Benedix
RODERICH JULIUS BENEDIX German writer, an enthusiastic collection of German folklore and folksongs. Date: 1811 - 1873

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Roller-Skating / Mr Praed

Roller-Skating / Mr Praed
HERBERT BULKELEY MACKWORTH- PRAED MP for Colchester, philanthropist, and in his leisure moments an enthusiastic roller-skater. Date: 1841 - 1921

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: How Big Bill Answered the Call by H. M. Bateman, WW1

How Big Bill Answered the Call by H. M. Bateman, WW1
An American cowboy hears that the USA has entered the war and gallops off on his horse to enlist, encountering unbelievable obstacles on the way including killer eagles

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Wesleyan College cheerleader, Connecticut, USA

Wesleyan College cheerleader, Connecticut, USA
An enthusiastic cheerleader from Wesleyan College (now University), Middletown, Connecticut, USA. Date: circa 1909

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Suffragette Dog in Mortar Board

Suffragette Dog in Mortar Board. Collie dog wears a mortar board and has a Votes for Women sign around its neck. The Caption reads

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Enthusiastic Russians at the beginning of World War I

Enthusiastic Russians at the beginning of World War I
When Austria declared war on Serbia, Russia ordered a partial mobilisation of her army. Germany demanded that the Czar countermand this mobilisation within 12 hours, but this was rejected by Russia

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Football: The cup tie crowd at Derby, 1903

Football: The cup tie crowd at Derby, 1903
The cup tie crowd at Derby, 1903. One enthusiastic fan balances a homemade trophy on his head, and holds two flags. The crowd is predominantly made up of working class men, wearing flap caps

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: The Royal Visit to Ireland, 1900

The Royal Visit to Ireland, 1900
People collecting at the gate of the Viceregal Lodge, Phoenix Park, hoping to catch a glimpse of Queen Victoria in her donkey chair going for her afternoon drive

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: The Royal Visit to Ireland, 1911- Dublins enthusiastic welc

The Royal Visit to Ireland, 1911- Dublins enthusiastic welc
The people of Dublin give King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra a warm welcome on the occasion of the royal visit in 1911. 1

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Tsar Visits France 2

Tsar Visits France 2
Tsar Nikolai II is a feted guest in France : he leaves from the gare de Bouy in an atmosphere of enthusiastic cordiality. Date: October 1896

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Francisco Ribalta

Francisco Ribalta
FRANCISCO de RIBALTA Spanish artist, showing his wife todays output : she is enthusiastic, their dog couldn t be less so. Date: 1555 - 1628

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Man at the end of his tether with piano-playing singing wife

Man at the end of his tether with piano-playing singing wife
" Every Morning I feel like shooting." An American man seemingly at the end of his tether with the less-than-tuneful efforts of his enthusiastic piano-playing, singing wife

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: London Oyster Stall 1861

London Oyster Stall 1861
The first day of oysters in the streets of London - enthusiastic customers keep the traders busy opening shells Date: 1861

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Lola has come! Enthusiastic reception of Lola by American au

Lola has come! Enthusiastic reception of Lola by American audience. Caricature of theater scene, showing Lola Montez dancing on stage as Puritan peaks at her through his fingers

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Return of the guards from the Crimea, street sketch

Return of the guards from the Crimea, street sketch
Return of the Grenadier guards from the Crimean War, a street sketch in London with the guards being greeted enthusiastically by civilians

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Satire on amateur musicians, 1799

Satire on amateur musicians, 1799
A trio of unattractive but enthusiastic regency ladies make music together. Date: 1799

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Cheering citizens hail passing royal bride, 1893

Cheering citizens hail passing royal bride, 1893
Loyal citizens wave their handkerchiefs joyously and lean out of the window to caught a glimpse of the royal bride, Princess May of Teck(later the Duchess of York, then Queen Mary) as she passes by

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Royal wedding procession through Windsor

Royal wedding procession through Windsor
Enthusiastic reception of royal newly weds Victoria(Vicky)(1840-1901) the Princess Royal and Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia(1831-1888) at Windsor

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Music Teacher

Music Teacher
An enthusiastic music teacher encourages his pupils to sing a rousing chorus accompanyment to a girl playing a recorder. Date: early 1930s

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Royal Wedding 1947 - all night vigil

Royal Wedding 1947 - all night vigil
Enthusiastic spectators wrapped up warm against the cold as they spend the night sleeping on the London streets in the hope of bagging a top spot along the processional route for the royal wedding of

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Cake Walk, Virginia

Cake Walk, Virginia
Three finely dressed black ladies perform the cake walk before an enthusiastic audience at Richmond, Virginia. Date: 1871

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Family of Gardeners

Family of Gardeners
An enthusiastic family in the garden Date: 1879

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Policeman with enthusiastic granny

Policeman with enthusiastic granny
A policeman receives a kiss from an enthusiastic granny brandishing a bunch of mistletoe

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Blackheath Gladstone

Blackheath Gladstone
Gladstone welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd on Blackheath

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Forearmed! The Woman who came prepared to waltz on the ice w

Forearmed! The Woman who came prepared to waltz on the ice w
Humorous colour illustration by Joyce Dennys showing a woman cushioned against falls whilst ice-skating with an enthusiastic beginner

Background imageEnthusiastic Collection: Machinery at Lyon

Machinery at Lyon
At Lyon, Napoleon and Eugenie admire the weaving machinery, and Eugenie embroiders a flower : Napoleon is an enthusiastic advocate of industry and commerce



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