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Ferdinand Collection

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Pinus cembra, Arolla pine

Pinus cembra, Arolla pine - Coloured copper engraving by Warner based on a watercolour by Ferdinand Bauer. A.B. Lambert, A description of the genus Pinus, London, 1803, t. 23 Date: 1803

Background imageFerdinand Collection: The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
The Newport Transporter Bridge - a transporter bridge crossing the River Usk in Newport, South Wales (Monmouthshire). A Grade I listed structure, designed by French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1875-1914) - assassinated by Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo on 28th June 1914, the event which led ultimately to the Great War. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830-1916) and Ferdinand I of Aus

Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830-1916) and Ferdinand I of Aus
Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830-1916). Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary and Ferdinand I of Austria (1861-1948). Emperor of Austria. Photograph, 1908. Colored

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Araucaria columnaris & A. heterophyllo

Araucaria columnaris & A. heterophyllo - Coloured copper engraving by Warner based on watercolours by Ferdinand Bauer, A.B. Lambert, A description of the genus Pinus, London, 1803, t.39 Date: 1803

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Brunonia australis, blue pincushion

Brunonia australis, blue pincushion - Blue Pincushion (Brunonia australis) Coloured copper engraving by Ferdinand Bauer based on a watercolour by his own hand, 1813-14

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Catholic Kings, Isabella and Ferdinand. Spain. Colored engra

Catholic Kings, Isabella and Ferdinand. Spain. Colored engra
Catholic Kings, Isabella I (1451-1504) and Ferdinand II (1452-1516). Engraving. Colored

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Building Panama canal, Railway Station, Lance

Building Panama canal, Railway Station, Lance
Vintage 19th century photograph: Vintage 19th century photograph: Image relates to the first French led attempt to build the Panama canal in the 1880s under the supervision of Ferdinand de Lesseps

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor
WADDESDON MANOR, Aylesbury, the seat of baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Date: 1889

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Isaac Newton - English physicist, astronomer, mathematician

Isaac Newton - English physicist, astronomer, mathematician
Isaac Newton (1642-1727). English physicist, astronomer and mathematician. Opuscula Mathematica, Philosophica et Philologica. Volume I: Mathematica

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Archduke Maximilian receives the Mexican delegation

Archduke Maximilian receives the Mexican delegation
The reception of the Mexican delegation by Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian at Miramar castle, off the coast of Italy. The head of the delegation holds out a letter from Gutierrez de Estrada

Background imageFerdinand Collection: King Ferdinand of Bulgaria

King Ferdinand of Bulgaria
King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria(1861-1948). Date: circa 1909

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Michiel de Ruyter as Lieutenant-Admiral, 1667, by Ferdinand

Michiel de Ruyter as Lieutenant-Admiral, 1667, by Ferdinand
Michiel de Ruyter (1607-1676). Dutch Admiral. Portrait of Michiel de Ruyter as Lieutenant-Admiral, 1667, by Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680). Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand I of Two Sicilies (1751-1825)

Ferdinand I of Two Sicilies (1751-1825)
Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751-1825). King of Sicily, Naples and Two Sicilies. Portrait by Anton Raphael Mengs. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFerdinand Collection: The Romanian Royal Family

The Romanian Royal Family. King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914) and Queen Elisabeth (Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise of Wied) (1843-1916) with future King Ferdinand (Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad)

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Building Panama canal, Excavator

Building Panama canal, Excavator
Vintage 19th century photograph: Image relates to the first French led attempt to build the Panama canal in the 1880s under the supervision of Ferdinand de Lesseps. Excavator

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Princess Hermine of Reuss, second wife of the ex-Kaiser

Princess Hermine of Reuss, second wife of the ex-Kaiser
Princess Hermine of Reuss, second wife of Kaiser Wilhelm II (by the time of their marriage, ex-Kaiser), with her children at Doorn - Prince Georg Wilhelm

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Christening of Prince Peter of Yugoslavia

Christening of Prince Peter of Yugoslavia (1923-1970) in October 1923 in Belgrade.Albert, Duke of York (1895-1952) (later King George VI) acted as Chief Witness as he did at King Alexanders wedding

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Loie Fuller (Mary Louise Fuller) American dancer

Loie Fuller (Mary Louise Fuller) American dancer doing her Serpentintanz or Serpentine Dance - London, March 8th 1912. 1912

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick

Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick
Charles William Ferdinand (1735-1806), Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, was ruler of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, a statesman and a military leader

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Granada War - Taking of Loja by King Ferdinand the Catholic

Granada War - Taking of Loja by King Ferdinand the Catholic
Granada War (1482-1492). Taking of Loja by King Ferdinand the Catholic (1452-1516) in 1486. Chromolithography. Historia General de Espana (General History of Spain), by Miguel Morayta. Volume III

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Conquest of al-Andalus by Ferdinand the Saint

Conquest of al-Andalus by Ferdinand the Saint
Siege of the city of Jaen by King Ferdinand III the Saint (1199/1201-1252). Muhammad I surrendered the city of Jaen to King Ferdinand, signing a treaty of vassalage with him

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand III of Leon and Castile, called the Saint

Ferdinand III of Leon and Castile, called the Saint (1199/1201-1252). King of Castile between 1217-1252 and King of Leon between 1230-1252. He unified the kingdoms of Leon and Castile

Background imageFerdinand Collection: History of the Conquest of Mexico

History of the Conquest of Mexico
Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana (History of the Conquest of Mexico, population)

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand VII (1784-1833), 1808, by Antonio Carnicero

Ferdinand VII (1784-1833), 1808, by Antonio Carnicero
Ferdinand VII (1784-1833). King of Spain (1808-1833). Portrait by Antonio Carnicero (1748-1814), 1808. History Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Proclamation of the Constitution in Madrid, 1820

Proclamation of the Constitution in Madrid, 1820
Liberal Triennium (Trienio Liberal) (1820-1823). Proclamation of the Constitution in Madrid, 1820. Lithograph on paper by Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839). Drawing by Eugene Lami (1800-1890)

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand

Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand
Peninsular War (1808-1814). Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand (Aranjuez, March 19, 1808). Etching and engraving on paper, circa 1814

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand VII wearing the Habit of the Order of Charles III

Ferdinand VII wearing the Habit of the Order of Charles III
Ferdinand VII (1784-1833). King of Spain. Ferdinand VII wearing the Habit of the Order of Charles III, by Vicente Lopez Portana (1772-1850), circa 1808. Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Poster, Ellerman's City & Hall Lines, Suez Canal scene

Poster, Ellerman's City & Hall Lines, Suez Canal scene
Poster, Ellerman's City & Hall Lines to and from Egypt, India, Ceylon - showing the City of Benares on the Suez Canal with the Ferdinand de Lesseps statue in the right background Date: circa 1936

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Transporter Bridge over the River Loire, Nantes, France

Transporter Bridge over the River Loire, Nantes, France. Built in 1903, the bridge had a span of 141m across the Loire and was demolished during the Second World War

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Les Quatre Ages

Les Quatre Ages
A series of simple illustrations on the subject of The Four Ages, by Ferdinand Bac, each comprising of a couple representing each age, with handwritten descriptions in French. Date: circa 1901

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Female Fashion Studies

Female Fashion Studies
An illustration from a page of L'Album Les Maitres De La Caricature, highlighting the way in which Ferdinand Bac portrays glamorous women in his art

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand Bac

Ferdinand Bac
A side profile portrait illustration of French cartoonist, artist and writer, known widely for his caricatures, Ferdinand-Sigismond Bach, 1859-1952, standing, holding his hat and cane

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Knight- Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Hermenegild

Knight- Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Hermenegild
Knight wearing military distinction of the Grand Cross of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Hermenegild, created by Ferdinand VII of Spain in 1814. Chromolithography

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand And Miranda

Ferdinand And Miranda
This painting depicts a later scene from William Shackespeare's The Tempest, in which Miranda and Ferdinand are sat playing chess in a coastal countryside

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Our Town Hall

Our Town Hall
A watercolour painting which provides a somewhat foggy view of of a city street, with a large town hall. A tram is travelling down the road tracks. Date: circa 1920

Background imageFerdinand Collection: A Breezy Day

A Breezy Day
A landscape oil painting of an old sherpherd with his wife, and a large flock of sheep on a field, with active windmills visible in the background. Date: circa 1919

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Our River By Moonlight

Our River By Moonlight
A landscape watercolour painting of a calm, atmospheric river with trees under the moonlight, some figures can barely be seen in the distance. Date: circa 1918

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Lifting Clouds

Lifting Clouds
A landscape oil painting of an old shepherdess with her flock of sheep, gathered by a pond on some broad grasslands. Date: circa 1917

Background imageFerdinand Collection: The Shepherdess, Holland

The Shepherdess, Holland
A painting of a Dutch shepherdess, standing with her flock of sheep in a field in the Netherlands, a windmill can be seen in the far distance. Date: circa 1917

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Gerald du Maurier in Trelawny of the Wells

Gerald du Maurier in Trelawny of the Wells
Gerald Du Maurier early in his career in the role of Ferdinand Gadd in Pinero's play, Trelawny of the Wells Date: circa 1900

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Basil Gill as Ferdinand in The Tempest, Shakespeare

Basil Gill as Ferdinand in The Tempest, Shakespeare
Basi Gill as Ferdinand in The Tempest by William Shakespeare Date: 1904

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Francisco Javier Rovira Fernandez de Mesa (1740-1823)

Francisco Javier Rovira Fernandez de Mesa (1740-1823). Spanish mariner and writer. Lieutenant General of Spanish Armada. Portrait, 19th century. Illustration by Llanta. Lithography

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Gabriel Ciscar y Ciscar (1760-1829). Spanish mariner

Gabriel Ciscar y Ciscar (1760-1829). Spanish mariner, scientist and politician. Portrait. Illustration by Llanta, 19th century. Cronica General de Espana

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Ferdinand III of Castile (1199/1201-1252). Engraving

Ferdinand III of Castile (1199/1201-1252). Engraving
Ferdinand III of Castile (1199/1201-1252), called the Saint. King of Castile (from 1217), King of Leon an King of Galicia. Museo Militar, 1883.(from 1230) and King of Galicia (from 1231). Engraving

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Rafael del Riego (1784-1823). Portrait - J. Cebrian

Rafael del Riego (1784-1823). Portrait - J. Cebrian
Rafael del Riego (1784-1823). Spanish military and politician. He proclaimed the liberal Constitution of Cadiz, In Cabezas de San Juan (province of Sevilla, Andalusia)

Background imageFerdinand Collection: Pablo Morillo y Morillo (1775-1837), called El Pacificador

Pablo Morillo y Morillo (1775-1837), called El Pacificador (the Peacemaker). Spanish military and marine. Count of Cartagena and Marquess of La Puerta. Portrait, detail

Background imageFerdinand Collection: King Ferdinand III of Castile, called the Saint

King Ferdinand III of Castile, called the Saint
Ferdinand III of Castile, called the Saint (1199/1201-1252). King of Castile (1217-1252) and Leon (1230-1252). Portrait. Illustration by Letre. Detail. Lithography. Cronica General de Espana



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