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Background imageExamples Collection: Workshop of a cooper (barrel maker)

Workshop of a cooper (barrel maker)
The workshop of a cooper or barrel maker, with examples of the finished product out in the street

Background imageExamples Collection: FRANKLIN'S WRITING

FRANKLIN'S WRITING
Document transcribed by Sir John Franklin stating that H.M.S Erebus & Terror wintered in the ice at Beechey Island. Informs of his death & signed by Capt.s Crozier & Fitzjames. Date: 28 May 1847

Background imageExamples Collection: Tatler First Issue 1709

Tatler First Issue 1709
THE TATLER Founded by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison was a major contributor. The Tatler was succeeded by The Spectator in 1711

Background imageExamples Collection: Ancient Alphabets

Ancient Alphabets
Various ancient writing examples including the Egyptian and Phoenician alphabets. Date: Circa 1760

Background imageExamples Collection: Ancient Alphabets

Ancient Alphabets
Writing examples of the Arabic, Turkish and Persian alphabets. Date: Circa 1760

Background imageExamples Collection: Charlton House, C18

Charlton House, C18
A View of the Manor House at Charlton, built by Sir Adam Newton. Then in Kent, today in SE London, it is considered one of the finest examples of Jacobean architecture

Background imageExamples Collection: Writing / a Rebus

Writing / a Rebus
A poor old MAN was driving a PIG TOE mARKet with a STRING tEYEd TOE its LEG wHEN by SUM accident the PIG got loose. The MAN ran after him BUTT PIGgy sCAPEd... now read on

Background imageExamples Collection: Curtiss SB2C Helldiver -early examples had a tendency t

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver -early examples had a tendency to break up during recovery from a dive

Background imageExamples Collection: Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Iran (Persia)

Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Iran (Persia). These cards enabled collectors to see stamps which they were unable to obtain, or afford

Background imageExamples Collection: Examples of mimicry among butterflies

Examples of mimicry among butterflies
Plate from On the lepidoptera of the Amazon Valley. Transactions of the Linnean Society, by H.W. Bates, 1862

Background imageExamples Collection: Dennis Brain Letter 1955

Dennis Brain Letter 1955
A letter from Dennis Brain, French horn player, to an admirer, enclosing his photograph

Background imageExamples Collection: Writing / Gray Poem

Writing / Gray Poem
Part of the manuscript of his poem, Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard, inspired by a visit to Stoke Poges Churchyard, Bucks

Background imageExamples Collection: Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Barbados

Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Barbados. These cards enabled collectors to see stamps which they were unable to obtain, or afford

Background imageExamples Collection: Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach

Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach
Martin Luther (1483-1546) by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), engraved by Theodor Knesing (1840-?). Date: 1884

Background imageExamples Collection: Insurance Policy 1807 -1

Insurance Policy 1807 -1
Part of an insurance policy Date: 1807

Background imageExamples Collection: Before and after images of cosmetic surgery

Before and after images of cosmetic surgery
Examples of cosmetic surgery carried out in Paris. The procedure was carried out under a local anaesthetic, typically cocaine

Background imageExamples Collection: Owen Jones Title Page

Owen Jones Title Page
Decorative gothic-style title page, echoing the style of medieval illuminated manuscripts

Background imageExamples Collection: Prussian Iron Cross

Prussian Iron Cross
Two examples of the Prussian decoration of the Iron Cross. One from 1813 and on from 1870

Background imageExamples Collection: The First Iln Front Page

The First Iln Front Page
The Illustrated London News The front page of the first issue

Background imageExamples Collection: Dickens Manuscript / 1891

Dickens Manuscript / 1891
An extract from a manuscript of Dickens

Background imageExamples Collection: Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container

Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container. Some very fine examples excavated from within the Minoan palace at Knossos on Crete. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageExamples Collection: Emperor Justinian I - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna

Emperor Justinian I - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna
Detail of The Emperor Justinian I (483-565), from the mosaic in the apse in the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Background imageExamples Collection: Examples of the proportions of Doric columns, Greek

Examples of the proportions of Doric columns, Greek architecture. Column from the Parthenon 1, and the Propylaea 2, 3. Esempi di proporzione dorica

Background imageExamples Collection: Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs

Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs
Over the 40 years that we have been writing about these battlefields, there has been many attempts to signpost the places of interest

Background imageExamples Collection: Leduc 0. 21 01, mounted on a S. E. 161

Leduc 0. 21 01, mounted on a S. E. 161
Leduc 0.21 01, mounted on its SNCASE SE.161 Languedoc mother-ship, parked next door to the second 0.21, also mounted on a Languedoc mother-ship

Background imageExamples Collection: French Water Towers - Built in Reinforced Concrete

French Water Towers - Built in Reinforced Concrete
Three examples of French Water Towers in the modern style built in Reinforced Concrete by Demay Freres - Advertising card. The Architect for all three was Monsieur Maigrot of Paris. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageExamples Collection: Holland Pottery

Holland Pottery - Examples of pottery by Henry Holland. Date: 1910

Background imageExamples Collection: Children who played with fire

Children who played with fire

Background imageExamples Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, blue and gilt saucer (back)

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, blue and gilt saucer (back)
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, rare cobalt blue and gilt saucer (back) with gilt Oceanic Steam Navigation Company OSNC initials to centre

Background imageExamples Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, OSNC blue and gilt saucer

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, OSNC blue and gilt saucer
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, rare cobalt blue and gilt saucer with gilt Oceanic Steam Navigation Company OSNC initials to centre

Background imageExamples Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, oak dressing table

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, oak dressing table
White Star Line, RMS Olympic, rare First Class Stateroom oak dressing table, stamped 400 and marked B10 denoting where it resided on board

Background imageExamples Collection: Collection of ocean liner postcards, and Queen Mary model

Collection of ocean liner postcards, and Queen Mary model
OCEAN LINERS: Collection of mostly real photo liner postcards (approx. 25), including unusual Queen Mary examples, Berengaria and Aquitania, plus a Queen Mary model

Background imageExamples Collection: Off Duty R. A. F. Men

Off Duty R. A. F. Men
A pair of illustrations showing various ways in which British Royal Air Force servicemen might spend their time off duty, examples include playing darts and writing letters to home. Date: 1941

Background imageExamples Collection: J. S. Goodman Advertisement

J. S. Goodman Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for J. S. Goodman, a commercial art company, images show examples of the scraperboard technique by Butt. Date: circa 1939

Background imageExamples Collection: Patterned Fabrics Advertisement Photograph

Patterned Fabrics Advertisement Photograph
A photograph used for the advertisement of patterned fabrics, the image portrays two women in the countryside inspecting some examples. Date: circa 1939

Background imageExamples Collection: Advert, Hats by Cooper, Box & Co, London

Advert, Hats by Cooper, Box & Co, London Date: 1875

Background imageExamples Collection: Modernist House Interior At Tewin, Hertfordshire

Modernist House Interior At Tewin, Hertfordshire
A photograph showing the interior of a group of modernist houses at Tewin, Hertfordshire, designed in 1936, by architect Mary B. Crowley

Background imageExamples Collection: Kennet Chintz Design

Kennet Chintz Design
A floral design for a chintz, by William Morris from his disgust of Victorial industrially made textiles, allowing him to take inspiration from earlier examples in style. Date: 1883

Background imageExamples Collection: J. S. Henry Ltd Fireplace and Surrounds

J. S. Henry Ltd Fireplace and Surrounds
A photograph of a fireplace surrounded by decorative examples of Carton-Pierre and fibrous plaster enrichments by J. S. Henry Ltd. A magnificent mirror with an ornate frame sits on the mantelpiece

Background imageExamples Collection: J. S. Henry Ltd Fitments & Cabinet Work

J. S. Henry Ltd Fitments & Cabinet Work
A Decorative scheme illustration of a grand living room with a beautifully designed ceiling, the room shows examples of cabinet work by J. S. Henry Ltd. Date: circa 1900

Background imageExamples Collection: Royal Doulton Potteries Advertisement

Royal Doulton Potteries Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for the Royal Doulton Potteries of Burslem, showcasing some examples of Old Sung Glaze card bowls and figurines. Date: circa 1917

Background imageExamples Collection: Pirelli Tyres Advertisement

Pirelli Tyres Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Pirelli Ltd, promoting the world's best tyre of to-day and the future. The artistic

Background imageExamples Collection: J. C. Vickery Advertisement

J. C. Vickery Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for J. C. Vickery, with picture examples of some wicker gardening baskets, complete with secateurs, trowels, forks, budding knives and other useful equipment

Background imageExamples Collection: Textiles

Textiles
An illustration of some coloured decorative textiles, showing examples of early English Victorian block print and modern machine print, with floral designs. Date: circa 1916

Background imageExamples Collection: Hampton and Sons Advertisement

Hampton and Sons Advertisement
An advertisement for Hampton & Sons Ltd, which promotes the sale of carpets and furnishing fabrics. The images show three examples of carpets

Background imageExamples Collection: Stoner and Evans Advertisement

Stoner and Evans Advertisement
An advertisement for Stoner & Evans Fine Art Galleries, displaying some examples of Whieldon Agateware, using clay of various colours to create a marbled effect. Date: circa 1915

Background imageExamples Collection: Battersea Enamelware

Battersea Enamelware
This illustration shows three examples of Battersea enamel, in the form of two decorative etui needle cases, with gilt framed portraits of women and children, and a central large blue ornament

Background imageExamples Collection: The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Advertisement

The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd of Regent Street, London. The images show three examples of military jewellery, including a 1st Life Guards badge



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