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Background imageGent Collection: Playing Table Tennis - Edwardian - Etiquette

Playing Table Tennis - Edwardian - Etiquette
I am not sure whether it is my turn. (to write the postcard or to serve!!) A smart Gentleman makes a courteous enquiry to his glamorous young female table tennis companion. Date: circa 1904

Background imageGent Collection: Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption

Saucy and silly seaside postcard with cheeky caption
A Young man heads out to sea in a small rowing boat named the Saucy Sue - she instructs him: " Mind you don t goo too far, Darling!

Background imageGent Collection: Abraham Edmonds

Abraham Edmonds
ABRAHAM EDMONDS Not only do we have a portrait of this gent, we have a facsimile of his autograph. What we don t have, however, is any information about him. Date: 1780 - 1833

Background imageGent Collection: Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in small home greenhouse

Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in small home greenhouse
A smart Gentleman Gardener seated proudly in his small home greenhouse. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGent Collection: Sportex poster

Sportex poster
Advertising poster for Sportex mens clothing showing two dapper gents dressed immaculately in plus fours and jackets ready for a round of golf

Background imageGent Collection: Proposal on a leap year

Proposal on a leap year
A woman proposing to her boyfriend on Valentines Day during a leap year - the only occasion by tradition that this is allowed !

Background imageGent Collection: Elderly mans secret reading material

Elderly mans secret reading material
An elderly pipe smoking gent raises an eybrow as he reveals it is not the daily newspaper which is grasping his attention

Background imageGent Collection: Old & New Pipes / Heath

Old & New Pipes / Heath
The old way of smoking a pipe & the new way: an upright Georgian gent smokes his long stemmed clay pipe while a semi-recumbent Regency fop, puffs away on his hookah

Background imageGent Collection: City gent - rowing boat

City gent - rowing boat

Background imageGent Collection: Railway Sleeper - Marylebone Station

Railway Sleeper - Marylebone Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing post young gentleman propped up against a bollard at Marylebone Station after a wild Christmas party! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageGent Collection: Carnival Party 1906

Carnival Party 1906
The champagne seems to be taking its toll at this carnival party as a pretty young woman gazes wistfully, eyed by a monocled gent behind her. Date: 1906

Background imageGent Collection: Alec ( Sir Affable ) Knowles - Theatrical Journalist

Alec ( Sir Affable ) Knowles - Theatrical Journalist
Alec (" Sir Affable" ) Knowles (1851-1917) - Theatrical Journalist and member of Londons notorious Pelican Club

Background imageGent Collection: A couple standing together - reverse silhouette

A couple standing together - reverse silhouette
Interesting reverse silhouette card from The Netherlands - this card set within an oval - shows a couple standing together - clearly much in love. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGent Collection: Gentleman in Black Tie attending a Private View

Gentleman in Black Tie attending a Private View
A smart Gentleman in Black Tie attending a Private View of an Art Exhibition - unknown shoot/client. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageGent Collection: Client: Woollands Brothers - black cocktail dress

Client: Woollands Brothers - black cocktail dress
Client: Woollands Brothers - Model in black cocktail dress with long black leather gloves and handbag and gentleman seated in evening dress, smoking a cigarette - September 4, 1957 Date: 1957

Background imageGent Collection: Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear

Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear
Two young ladies in pretty evening dresses acompanied by a youthful gent in full evening dress - possiby a Woollands Catalogue shoot. Smart interior. Date: circa 1958

Background imageGent Collection: John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director

John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director
John Gilbert (1897-1936) - American actor, screenwriter and director. Gilbert ose to fame during the silent film era and became a popular leading man known as The Great Lover. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGent Collection: Canadian Gent with a fine moustache - Studio Portrait

Canadian Gent with a fine moustache - Studio Portrait Date: circa 1890

Background imageGent Collection: Advertising Russian Pneumatic Tyres in Belgium

Advertising Russian Pneumatic Tyres in Belgium
Advertising - Provodnik Russian Pneumatic Tyres in Belgium - " This is what I need to prevent skidding!". Date: circa 1910

Background imageGent Collection: Slightly Tipsy Rakish Cad attempting to play billiards

Slightly Tipsy Rakish Cad attempting to play billiards, but likely to only succeeding in spoiling the baize. Date: circa 1908

Background imageGent Collection: British wedding photograph - smart couple

British wedding photograph - smart couple. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGent Collection: The Essence of Britain - A small Afternoon Tea Stall

The Essence of Britain - A small Afternoon Tea Stall Date: circa 1909

Background imageGent Collection: Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat

Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat, starched collar, white tie and suit. He is boasting a well-groomed moustache and a slightly serious expression

Background imageGent Collection: Beauty Contest Participant and Proud Parents

Beauty Contest Participant and Proud Parents
A Bathing Beauty Contest Participant and her Proud (if slightly shy) Parents! Date: circa 1949

Background imageGent Collection: Smart Gentleman gardener assembles a rustic garden archway

Smart Gentleman gardener assembles a rustic garden archway
Smart Gentleman assembling a rustic archway in the garden of his Victorian terraced suburban house. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGent Collection: Courteous Gent assists a young lady climbing over a stile

Courteous Gent assists a young lady climbing over a stile
Allow me! - A courteous Gentleman assist a young lady as she crosses a stile. Date: circa 1909

Background imageGent Collection: Fifty Weeks Labour and Fourteen Days Swank!

Fifty Weeks Labour and Fourteen Days Swank!
Comic postcard - Fifty Weeks Labour... and Fourteen Days Swank! Date: 1930

Background imageGent Collection: Douglas Jardine, England Cricket Captain

Douglas Jardine, England Cricket Captain
Douglas Jardine (1900-1958), who had captained the England cricket team to Ashes victory earlier in the year. There had been controversy due to the bodyline bowling tactics used by the English team

Background imageGent Collection: Coursing and Coursers

Coursing and Coursers
Cartoon by The Tout (Peter Ronald Buchanan) depicting keen coursers in action. Date: 1924

Background imageGent Collection: Comic postcard - Train Held up - in broad daylight!

Comic postcard - Train Held up - in broad daylight!
A young paper boy winks at a passing gent, who is paying close attention to the pretty young lady wearing a glamorous pink dress (which she is holding up) and enormous hat

Background imageGent Collection: A smart gentleman out for a cycle - an unidentified location

A smart gentleman out for a cycle - an unidentified location
A smart gentleman out for a cycle (in his plus-fours) pauses in front of an unusual building, which appears to be part-castle, part-church and part-townhouse - location sadly unidentified

Background imageGent Collection: Advertisement for Emu sherry

Advertisement for Emu sherry -- smiling male model (George McGrath) holding up a glass. 1959

Background imageGent Collection: Willem Joseph baron van Ghent tot Drakenburgh (1626-1672). D

Willem Joseph baron van Ghent tot Drakenburgh (1626-1672). D
Willem Joseph baron van Ghent tot Drakenburgh (1626A?i?1672). Dutch admiral. Ghent's tomb. Effigy. St. Martin's Cathedral. Utrecht. Netherlands

Background imageGent Collection: Disadvantages of a short cut. 'I have kept my dear Amelia waiting a deuced long time

Disadvantages of a short cut. "I have kept my dear Amelia waiting a deuced long time
Disadvantages of a short cut. " I have kept my dear Amelia waiting a deuced long time! - but this short cut will soon bring me to her enchanting presence;

Background imageGent Collection: Smartly-dressed older couple - Brighton, East Sussex

Smartly-dressed older couple - Brighton, East Sussex
A smartly-dressed older couple striding purposely along the Brighton Waterfront, East Sussex, England. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageGent Collection: Colonial British gent in Indian hunting party

Colonial British gent in Indian hunting party, posing with rifle. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageGent Collection: Selfridges, Oxford Street, London

Selfridges, Oxford Street, London, with city gents in foreground. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageGent Collection: A wet day in the City of London

A wet day in the City of London
Two bowler-hatted city gents stride through puddles on their way to work, City of London. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageGent Collection: Weather Report - Illustrated - Breezy

Weather Report - Illustrated - Breezy, A green-faced sickly-looking Gent seated by a ships rail is less than happy at the attentions of a rosy-cheeked rotund fellow passenger whos breezy countenance

Background imageGent Collection: Front cover of The Bright Side of Xmas by Walter Emanuel designed by John Hassall

Front cover of The Bright Side of Xmas by Walter Emanuel designed by John Hassall. A Pickwickian style gentleman weighed down with a generous pile of Christmas gifts. Date: c.1930

Background imageGent Collection: Middle aged in a black leather full length overcoat - Street

Middle aged in a black leather full length overcoat - Street
circa 1910s

Background imageGent Collection: WW2 - Comic Postcard - Table turned on the diner

WW2 - Comic Postcard - Table turned on the diner - " See that you re polite to our Waitresses - we can get plenty of customers." 1945

Background imageGent Collection: Gentleman assists a lady to board a small rowing boat

Gentleman assists a lady to board a small rowing boat
Chivalry - A Gentleman assists a lady in boarding a small rowing boat - 1900s America. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageGent Collection: A very smart young man

A very smart young man from south east London - head and shoulders studio portrait photograph. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGent Collection: Working class gent with his two young daughters

Working class gent with his two young daughters
Working class gent walks proudly along a British seaside seafront with his two young daughters. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGent Collection: Dapper young gent in bowtie - Studio portrait

Dapper young gent in bowtie - Studio portrait
Dapper (yet serious) young North Yorkshire gent in bowtie - Studio portrait. circa 1920s

Background imageGent Collection: Poster, Georgian gentleman with riding crop

Poster, Georgian gentleman with riding crop
Theatre poster, Georgian gentleman with riding crop, toasting someones good health

Background imageGent Collection: St. John Harmsworth by Sir William Orpen

St. John Harmsworth by Sir William Orpen
William Albert St John Harmsworth (1876 1933) English businessman who bought and established the fledgling Perrier brand of sparkling mineral water in France



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