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Glimpse Collection

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Platos Cave Allegory

Platos Cave Allegory
In Platos Republic Socrates likens mankind to prisoners in a cave who see only the shadows of reality, and the philosophers to those who have been given a glimpse of it

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Road to Blencathra

Road to Blencathra
A glimpse of the rocku track leading up to Blencathra (Saddleback), from Gategill, near Keswick, Cumbria, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Southend-On-Sea

England / Southend-On-Sea
A glimpse of Pier Hill, seen from across the Boating Lake, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, with the impressive Palace Hotel in the background

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Rest & be Thankful Pass

Rest & be Thankful Pass
A glimpse of the famous Rest and Be Thankful road and pass, between Glasgow and Oban, Scotland. Lord Acrum bivouacked his troops here when making the road in 1747 Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Scotland / Annan

Scotland / Annan
A glimpse of Annan, Dumfries-shire, Scotland, from across the River Annan

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Thatcher Rock

Thatcher Rock
A picturesque glimpse of the weel-know Thatcher Rock at Torquay, Devon, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin
A glimpse of Trinity College, Dublin, Co Dublin, Ireland, founded in 1591. Our photograph shows the college green and Campanile. Date: 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Horsted Keynes

England / Horsted Keynes
A glimpse of the village and church of Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England

Background imageGlimpse Collection: WALES / DALE

WALES / DALE
A glimpse of the fine beach at Dale, on Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales. It was here that Henry Tudor landed in August 1485, on his way to the Battle of Bosworth. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Newmarket

England / Newmarket
A glimpse of the High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, England, showing the Waggon and Horses Inn (built 1868). Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Lyme Regis

England / Lyme Regis
A glimpse of Lyme Regis High Street, Dorset, England, showing a young man on a bicycle outside Cox & Humphries radio shop and the church in the background

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Rickmansworth / Herts / 50S

Rickmansworth / Herts / 50S
A sylvan glimpse in one of Rickmansworths pretty lanes, one of the beauty spots of Hertfordshire

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Sher. Holmes & Watson

Sher. Holmes & Watson
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Holmes & Watson catch a glimpse of the mysterious stranger in a hansom cab in Regent Street

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Oh Honey ! by David Wright

Oh Honey ! by David Wright
Oh Honey! by David Wright, showing a woman skimpily covering her naked body but allowing a glimpse of stockinged leg. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Deal Bandstand

Deal Bandstand
The bandstand during a performance, and a distant glimpse of the pier at Deal, Kent

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Illegal Night Club 1934

Illegal Night Club 1934
During Prohibition, Cooks tourists in New York are given a glimpse of an illegal night club where only millionaires can afford to buy a drink. Date: 1934

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Newton St. Cyres

England / Newton St. Cyres
A glimpse of some typically whitewashed and thatched Devonshire cottages at Newton St. Cyres, on the Exeter to Crediton road, Devon, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Cambridge University

Cambridge University
A glimpse of the beautiful Backs, and punters enjoying the River Cam, with St. Johns College, Cambridge University, peeping through the trees

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Spalding

England / Spalding
A glimpse of Spalding, Lincolnshire, an interesting Fenland market town on the River Welland

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Stalingrad Street Fight

Stalingrad Street Fight
Through a narrow slit, the photographer catches a momentary glimpse of the street fighting which characterises the battle for the city

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Marlow Church & Bridge

Marlow Church & Bridge
A delighful glimpse of All Saints Church, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England, seen through the suspension bridge (built 1829 - 1832) over the River Thames

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Steamship Crowd 1899

Steamship Crowd 1899
A crowd clamour to get a good glimpse of St. Elvies a paddle steamer of the Liverpool and North Wales Steamship Co. at Llandudno, North Wales

Background imageGlimpse Collection: A glimpse of Mirror Lake, Adirondack Mountains

A glimpse of Mirror Lake, Adirondack Mountains

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Cromer Pier

Cromer Pier
A glimpse of the fine pier at Cromer, Norfolk, England. Built in 1901 and extended over the years, replacing a series of earlier piers. Date: 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: England / Charlbury

England / Charlbury
A distant glimpse of the church and village of Charlbury, Oxfordshire, England. Date: early 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Kensington Gardens Lake

Kensington Gardens Lake
A charming glimpse of The Long Water, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London. Date: 1940s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: The River Otter

The River Otter
A glimpse of the River Otter, near its entrance to the sea at Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England. Date: early 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Motorcycling in Scotland

Motorcycling in Scotland
Touring Scotland by motorcycle and sidecar! A glimpse through Lochy Bridge, showing the great peak of Ben Nevis in the distance, Inverness-shire

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Hastings High Street

Hastings High Street
A glimpse of Hastings High Street, part of the Old Town, of Hastings, Sussex, showing its contrasting styles of architecture

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Garden Gate

Garden Gate
A photograph offering a charming glimpse through a garden gate of excellent design, probably located in the Horsham District of West Sussex. Date: circa 1929

Background imageGlimpse Collection: First inspection of Tutankhamun's tomb

First inspection of Tutankhamun's tomb
The first glimpse of the great Egyptian treasure: a drawing from material supplied by Lord Carnarvon. Lord Carnarvon, Lady Evelyn Herbert

Background imageGlimpse Collection: VILLAGE GRAVEYARD

VILLAGE GRAVEYARD
A glimpse of Great Washborne village, from the churchyard, Gloucestershire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Thro the gate, a glimpse of typical Northamptonshire, England, countryside

Thro the gate, a glimpse of typical Northamptonshire, England, countryside, near Church Stowe. Date: early 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: A Glimpse of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. Date: circa 1920s

A Glimpse of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

Background imageGlimpse Collection: UNABLE TO SEE AT THEATRE

UNABLE TO SEE AT THEATRE
The fellow in front of you at the theatre is always the tallest in the room: a short man struggles to catch a glimpse of the stage Date: 1843

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Royal Wedding 1923 - The Bride by Frederick Parker

Royal Wedding 1923 - The Bride by Frederick Parker
Illustration showing a crowd of onlookers, desperate for a glimpse of the bride at the royal wedding of 1923 between the Duke of York and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Coronation Copescope

Coronation Copescope
CORONATION OF ELIZABETH II Excited crowds attempt to get a glimpse of their new Queen with the aid of Copes Coronation Copescope. Date: 2 June 1953

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Frilly French Knickers

Frilly French Knickers
A young woman lifts her dress to reveal a lace edged pair of camiknickers (French knickers or step-ins )revealing a glimpse of her stocking tops, suspender belt and garter

Background imageGlimpse Collection: The Love Letter, c. 1669-1670, by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675

The Love Letter, c. 1669-1670, by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675
Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). Dutch painter. The Love Letter, c. 1669-1670. Rijskmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageGlimpse Collection: London / Uxbridge

London / Uxbridge
A picturesque corner of Vine Street, Uxbridge, in the London Borough of Hillingdon, England showing a glimpse of a parade of shops and the parish church. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Royal Wedding 1986 - the bride on her way to the Abbey

Royal Wedding 1986 - the bride on her way to the Abbey
Lady Sarah Ferguson, later Duchess of York, just visible through the windows of the royal coach as she travels to Westminster Abbey for her marriage to Prince Andrew, Duke of York on 23 July 1986

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Wales / Gower Peninsula

Wales / Gower Peninsula
A glimpse of the precipitous cliffs, with grazing sheep, at Rhossili, on the Gower Peninsula, Glamorganshire, Wales. Date: 1960s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Victorian Sitting Room

Victorian Sitting Room
A Victorian sitting room, the open door allows you to catch a glimpse of the hallway

Background imageGlimpse Collection: A glimpse of the enemy

A glimpse of the enemy Oil on canvas by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1910 (c). An officer and a trooper of 16th Light Dragoons (or the Queen)

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Lurig and R. Dall

Lurig and R. Dall - a glimpse of Lurig in the distance and in the foreground a dried up river. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Cushendall). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Newtownbreda Parish Church, Belfast

Newtownbreda Parish Church, Belfast - a glimpse of the Church and other buildings around it over vegetation. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageGlimpse Collection: Carrigrohane Castle on R. Lee

Carrigrohane Castle on R. Lee - a view of the river in the foreground and a glimpse of the Castle in the far distance, obscured by trees. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Cork; Carrigrohane)



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