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Gloucester Collection

Background imageGloucester Collection: The Royal Family in 1923

The Royal Family in 1923
The British Royal Family on the wedding day of the Duke of York (later King George VI). From left to right: Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII)

Background imageGloucester Collection: Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot

Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot
A scene of excitement in the royal box at Royal Ascot when the Queens colt, Choir Boy, won the Royal Hunt Cup on 17 June 1953, a fortnight after the Coronation

Background imageGloucester Collection: The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Scene in Gloucester Terrace, The Holloway, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, decorated with flags and bunting to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII

Background imageGloucester Collection: King George V and family; early 1920s

King George V and family; early 1920s
King George V and his wife Queen Mary together with four of their five surviving children, from left; Prince Albert of York (later King George VI)

Background imageGloucester Collection: Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion

Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion
A poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion, described as a charming excursion to the West of England, calling at Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth

Background imageGloucester Collection: Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900 - 1974), pictured together with his wife, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901 - 2004) examining a particularly interesting large plate. Date: 1960

Background imageGloucester Collection: A Madame Yevonde portrait of the Duchess of Gloucester

A Madame Yevonde portrait of the Duchess of Gloucester
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901-2004) with her two sons Prince William (left) and Prince Richard (right), the current Duke of Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: Margram Abbey Church

Margram Abbey Church
Margram Abbey church, near Port Talbot, Wales, a Cistercian monastery, founded by Robert, Earl of Gloucester, dedicated to St. Mary. The two towers were added later. Date: founded 1147

Background imageGloucester Collection: Sons of George V

Sons of George V
EDWARD VIII and his brothers. From left, Prince George, Duke of Kent, the King (formerly Prince of Wales), Albert, Duke of York and Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: The Cedars of Lebanon, by Edward Lear

The Cedars of Lebanon, by Edward Lear (1812-1888). The first version was painted in 1861; this is a later version, commissioned by Charles Roundell MP

Background imageGloucester Collection: Rhymes / Doctor Foster

Rhymes / Doctor Foster
Dr Foster went to Gloucester In a shower of rain He stepped in a puddle right up to the middle, And never went there again

Background imageGloucester Collection: Clifton Bridge Photo

Clifton Bridge Photo
Clifton suspension bridge over the Avon, linking Gloucester- shire and Somerset, opened 1864, is largely constructed from the materials of Londons former Hungerford Bridge

Background imageGloucester Collection: FOLKLORE / JERSEY DEVIL

FOLKLORE / JERSEY DEVIL
Winged creature with horse- like head seen by Mr & Mrs Nelson Evans on shed roof at Gloucester City, New Jersey - and by many other witnesses over a long period

Background imageGloucester Collection: The Crypt, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire

The Crypt, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Cathedral Choir, Gloucestershire, England

Gloucester Cathedral Choir, Gloucestershire, England. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGloucester Collection: Construction of the Dean and Gloucester bridges

Construction of the Dean and Gloucester bridges
An Engraving of the construction and centering of both the Dean Bridge in Edinburgh and the Gloucester Bridge in western England. Date: 1838

Background imageGloucester Collection: Queen Elizabeth at Badminton, 1953

Queen Elizabeth at Badminton, 1953
Queen Elizabeth II shares a joke with her uncle the Duke of Gloucester at Badminton where the royal family were watching the Olympic horse trials

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Road, London

Gloucester Road, London, with Gloucester Road tube Station (right) and Baileys Hotel (now the home to an excellent Indian Restaurant!)

Background imageGloucester Collection: St. Michaels Church

St. Michaels Church, The Cross, Gloucester, England

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gwr Broad Gauge Loco

Gwr Broad Gauge Loco
Broad gauge locomotive of the Great Western Railway : if you are travelling cross-country, you must change trains at Gloucester from broad to narrow gauge

Background imageGloucester Collection: Richard III and the sons of Edward IV

Richard III and the sons of Edward IV
Richard III, as Duke of Gloucester, orders the sons of the late King Edward IV be parted from their mother, Elizabeth Woodville. 1480s

Background imageGloucester Collection: Observation - Picket watching Salmah from the Worm, WW1

Observation - Picket watching Salmah from the Worm, WW1
The Surrey Yeomanry on the Struma Valley Front, Salonika 1917-1918. Observation - Picket watching Salmah from the Worm, North West corner of Gloucester Wood, Winter 1917-1918

Background imageGloucester Collection: Millbank Penitentiary

Millbank Penitentiary
MILLBANK PENITENTIARY with a carriers wagon passing on its way from Gloucester and Cirencester

Background imageGloucester Collection: King George V and Queen Mary with their sons

King George V and Queen Mary with their sons
King George V and Queen Mary at Ascot in the early 1930s, riding in a carriage with their sons Edward, Prince of Wales (in black) and Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: England / Malvern

England / Malvern
A view of the Swan Pool at the spa town of Malvern, Worcestershire. Malvern Chase, a medieval administrative entity, was granted to the Earl of Gloucester by Edward I

Background imageGloucester Collection: Rail / Break of Gauge

Rail / Break of Gauge
The break of gauge at Gloucester: the trans-shipment of goods from the broad gauge to the narrow gauge carriages

Background imageGloucester Collection: Five of the children of King George V

Five of the children of King George V: (from left) Prince George, Prince Albert (later King George VI) Princess Mary, Prince Edward - Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), and Prince Henry

Background imageGloucester Collection: Students of the Empire Test Pilots? School during a vis?

Students of the Empire Test Pilots? School during a vis?
Students of the Empire Test Pilots? School during a visit to Rotol Ltd, Gloucester. Capt N.F. Harrison, DSO, SaF, extreme right; and H. Read, Rotol Instruction School, in civilian dress

Background imageGloucester Collection: Robert Raikes House - an historic 16th century timber-framed town house at 36-38 Southgate Street

Robert Raikes House - an historic 16th century timber-framed town house at 36-38 Southgate Street, Gloucester. Date: circa 1907

Background imageGloucester Collection: Mental Hospital, Powick, Worcestershire

Mental Hospital, Powick, Worcestershire
An aerial view of the what opened in 1852 as the Worcester County Pauper and Lunatic Asylum. it was designed by J. R. Hamilton and J. M. Medland of Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to

Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to
Eleanor Cobham (c.1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to help her husband Humphrey to the throne, does public penance in the streets of London. Date: 13th November 1441

Background imageGloucester Collection: King George V and his first four children - country scene

King George V and his first four children - country scene
King George V (far right) (1865-1936) pictured with his first four children in the country - from left: Prince Albert George (1895-1952) (later King George VI)

Background imageGloucester Collection: King George V and Queen Mary with thier adult children

King George V and Queen Mary with thier adult children
King George V and Queen Mary consort of Britain in centre celebrating the Silver Jubilee, with their five adult children, top left Princess Mary

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Cathedral, England, Victorian period

Gloucester Cathedral, England, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Westgate Street Victorian period

Gloucester Westgate Street Victorian period

Background imageGloucester Collection: Westgate Street, Gloucester

Westgate Street, Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Docks

Background imageGloucester Collection: Robert Raike's House, Gloucester, early 1900s

Robert Raike's House, Gloucester, early 1900s

Background imageGloucester Collection: Robert Raikes House, Gloucester

Robert Raikes House, Gloucester

Background imageGloucester Collection: Colour-Sergeant and Private in khaki, Gloucester Regiment

Colour-Sergeant and Private in khaki, Gloucester Regiment - Boer War Military print, photo by Gregory and Co

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Terrace - corner with Lancaster Street, London

Gloucester Terrace - corner with Lancaster Street, London
Gloucester Terrace at the corner with Lancaster Street, Bayswater, London. Date: 1904

Background imageGloucester Collection: Gloucester Docks Victorian period

Gloucester Docks Victorian period

Background imageGloucester Collection: Northgate Gloucester Edwardian period

Northgate Gloucester Edwardian period

Background imageGloucester Collection: The Docks, Gloucester, Victorian period

The Docks, Gloucester, Victorian period

Background imageGloucester Collection: Northgate, Gloucester, early 1900s

Northgate, Gloucester, early 1900s

Background imageGloucester Collection: 1840s Victorian Map of Gloucestershire

1840s Victorian Map of Gloucestershire

Background imageGloucester Collection: Choir and East Window, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire

Choir and East Window, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageGloucester Collection: New Inn, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

New Inn, Gloucester, Gloucestershire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard



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