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Forbes Collection

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes Field, Pittsburgh

Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, America, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball team c.1909

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes Field, Pittsburgh

Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, America, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball team c.1909

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes Field, Pittsburgh

Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, America, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball team c.1909

Background imageForbes Collection: Rosita Forbes

Rosita Forbes
Joan Rosita Forbes (1890-1967) British traveller and writer. Forbes travelled extensively in the Middle East during 1921, often incognito

Background imageForbes Collection: Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes

Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. A. T. McGrath)

Background imageForbes Collection: Clan Menzies

Clan Menzies
Clan FORBES an 18th century gentleman dressed in the height of fashion

Background imageForbes Collection: Lockheed C-130B Hercules 58-0732

Lockheed C-130B Hercules 58-0732
United States Air Force - Lockheed C-130B-LM Hercules 58-0732 (msn 282-3527) of the 313th Troop Carrier Wing, at Forbes Air Force Base near Topeka in Kansas, on 1 October 1967

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, four planes

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, four planes
Advance Training Machines. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965) was a Scottish peer and record-breaking air pioneer who was later shown to have passed secret

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Avro 504

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Avro 504
The Avro Flight (A) Staff, group photo with Avro 504. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes Field Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Forbes Field Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Forbes Field Stadium, Schenley Park, Oakland District, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Team. Date: 1941

Background imageForbes Collection: Wagonettes

Wagonettes
This oil painting shows us a scene in which a pair of horse drawn wagonettes are waiting before an old stone bridge, upon which people are lined, two ladies are talking, one with a bicycle

Background imageForbes Collection: Portrait of Mr. Forbes Robertson

Portrait of Mr. Forbes Robertson (16th January 1853- 6th November 1937), an English actor and theatre manager. He was considered the finest Hamlet of the Victorian era

Background imageForbes Collection: British Dominions leaders during the reign of King George V

British Dominions leaders during the reign of King George V
Prime Ministers of the British Dominions during the first 25 years of the reign of King George V: Hertzog, Smuts, Bennett, Bruce, Lyons, Alderdice, Forbes. Date: 1935

Background imageForbes Collection: Canada's Air Chief in Britain

Canada's Air Chief in Britain
Air Commodore Leigh Forbes Stevenson (1895-1989), in command of the Royal Canadian Air Force in Great Britain, with Wing Commander A. P. Campbell, a member of his staff. Date: 1940

Background imageForbes Collection: BREAM CATCH

BREAM CATCH
Bream, caught on Lough Forbes, County Longford, Northern Ireland. Date: 1960s

Background imageForbes Collection: The best attended private view: society and Sir John and Lady Laverys pictures

The best attended private view: society and Sir John and Lady Laverys pictures. The show of pictures by Sir John and Lady Lavery at the Alpine Galleries was the smartest private view imaginable

Background imageForbes Collection: Rosita Forbes

Rosita Forbes (1890 - 1967), English travel explorer, a week before her marriage to Lieutenant-Colonel A T McGrath. Forbes was noted for her travel writing and exploration of Libya

Background imageForbes Collection: Gomesa forbesii orchid

Gomesa forbesii orchid (Forbes oncidium orchid, Oncidium forbesii). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after a botanical illustration by Walter Fitch from William Jackson Hookers Botanical Magazine

Background imageForbes Collection: Lady with lanterns

Lady with lanterns
Remembrance. Art Deco illustration of lady with lanterns. Artist: Pearl Forbes MacEwen. Date: circa 1930

Background imageForbes Collection: Beauty, brains and breeding 1919

Beauty, brains and breeding 1919
Photographs of society women in 1919, (left to right): Margaret Sheila Mackellar Chisholm (1895 -1969), Lady Loughborough, Australian born wife of Francis Edward Scudamore St Clair-Erskine

Background imageForbes Collection: Advert, Dobbie, Forbes & Co, Ironfounders, Scotland

Advert, Dobbie, Forbes & Co, Ironfounders, Scotland
Advert for Dobbie, Forbes & Co, Ironfounders and American Stove Manufacturers, Larbert, Scotland. 1905

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes tartan

Forbes tartan. circa 1846

Background imageForbes Collection: Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido

Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido
Mrs Arthur McGrath, aka the renowned writer, traveller and journalist, Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido in 1931 surrounded by her husband (in the hat) and Major Mathews and Major Duffus. Date: 1931

Background imageForbes Collection: Mrs Arthur McGrath (Rosita Forbes) on the Riviera, France

Mrs Arthur McGrath (Rosita Forbes) on the Riviera, France, wearing beach pyjamas and a spotted silk coat. Date: 1933

Background imageForbes Collection: Sphere cover - Rosita Forbes

Sphere cover - Rosita Forbes
Front cover of The Sphere magazine featuring a photograph of writer and traveller Rosita Forbes dressed in the costume she wore on her travels to the Senussi in the North African desert

Background imageForbes Collection: Bystander cover featuring Rosita Forbes

Bystander cover featuring Rosita Forbes
Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. A. T. McGrath), pictured at the time her novel, " Ordinary People" was about to be published. Date: 1931

Background imageForbes Collection: Schenley Park panorama, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Schenley Park panorama, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, with an aerial view of Schenley Hotel, the Baseball Stadium (Forbes Field), University buildings, Soldiers Monument, Cathedral and Technical Schools

Background imageForbes Collection: Johnston Forbes-Robertson - The Theatre Magazine

Johnston Forbes-Robertson - The Theatre Magazine
Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor and theatre manager - in The Theatre Magazine, May 1883. 1883

Background imageForbes Collection: Convair 580 N331G

Convair 580 N331G (msn 202) Capitalist Tool of Forbes Magazine at London Heathrow Airport. built as a Convair CV-340-79-, powered by Pratt & Whitney R-2800 piston engines

Background imageForbes Collection: ROSITA FORBES (Mrs Arthur T McGrath) (1890 - 1967), Traveller and explorer in Africa

ROSITA FORBES (Mrs Arthur T McGrath) (1890 - 1967), Traveller and explorer in Africa, author of several travel books

Background imageForbes Collection: MALE TYPE / FORBES ACTOR

MALE TYPE / FORBES ACTOR
A typical late Victorian: Johnston Forbes-Robertson, actor-manager (1853-1937). Date: 1890

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Carrier Fighter

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Carrier Fighter
Mitsubishi Navy type 10-2 Carrier Fighter on the landing on deck. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Supermarine

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Supermarine
Supermarine Seagull Mk.II taxiing on a lake. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965) was a Scottish peer

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Sopwith Cuckoo

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Sopwith Cuckoo
Torpedo Dropping Instruction, Sopwith Cuckoo making a big splash. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Blackburn Swift

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Blackburn Swift
Blackburn Swift Mk.II (foreground) dropping a torpedo, with a Sopwith T.1 Cuckoo (background). William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Blackburn Swift

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Blackburn Swift
Blackburn Swift Mk.II (foreground) dropping a torpedo, with a Sopwith T.1 Cuckoo in the background. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Parnall Panthers

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, Parnall Panthers
Fleet Training Squadron - Parnall Panthers (foreground) and Gloster Sparrowhawks (background) leaving Kasumi-ga-ura for fleet course at Yokosuka Naval Base

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, flying boat

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, flying boat
Bringing out the first Felixstowe F.5 flying boat for trial. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imageForbes Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, crashed plane

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, crashed plane
Instruction in Salving (Salvaging-) Machine - a crashed Gloster Sparrowhawk. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC

Background imageForbes Collection: Forbes Robertson as Mark Embury in Mice and Men

Forbes Robertson as Mark Embury in Mice and Men. 1910s

Background imageForbes Collection: Nanette Newman and Michael Culver on location in Cornwall

Nanette Newman and Michael Culver on location in Cornwall
The actress Nanette Newman on location near Lands End, Cornwall, with the actor Michael Culver, in the roles of the Newlyn School artists Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857-1947)

Background imageForbes Collection: Shell Workers, by Stanhope Alexander Forbes, WW1

Shell Workers, by Stanhope Alexander Forbes, WW1
Shell Workers, painting by Stanhope Alexander Forbes, First World War. 1918

Background imageForbes Collection: Nanette Newman and Michael Culver filming in Cornwall

Nanette Newman and Michael Culver filming in Cornwall
The actress Nanette Newman on location near Lands End, Cornwall, with the actor Michael Culver, in the roles of the Newlyn School artists Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857-1947)

Background imageForbes Collection: Advert for Dobble, Forbes & Co stoves and ranges 1888

Advert for Dobble, Forbes & Co stoves and ranges 1888
A selection of three matchless combustion heating stoves, kitchen ranges with self-setting and fuel saving and a new portable cast-iron washing copper

Background imageForbes Collection: Mrs Wilfrid Ashley at the Venice Lido, Italy

Mrs Wilfrid Ashley at the Venice Lido, Italy
Mrs Wilfrid Ashley (?-1954), later Lady Mount Temple, nee Muriel (Molly) Spencer and formerly the Hon Mrs Forbes-Sempill. Seen here at the Venice Lido, Italy, seeking inspiration for her work

Background imageForbes Collection: Archibald Forbes - 1

Archibald Forbes - 1
ARCHIBALD FORBES British journalist Date: 1838 - 1900

Background imageForbes Collection: Music made Visible by the Hon. Mrs Forbes Sempill

Music made Visible by the Hon. Mrs Forbes Sempill
Article by the Hon. Mrs Forbes Sempill (the step-daughter of Sir John Lavery), discussing the art of Pamela Colman Smith and her interpretative pictures made while listening to music. Date: 1927

Background imageForbes Collection: Polar Explorer - Dr Forbes McKay

Polar Explorer - Dr Forbes McKay, Antarctica. Thought to be taken on the Nimrod Expedition Date: 1918



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