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Glum Collection

Background imageGlum Collection: Greta Garbo / Nino Za

Greta Garbo / Nino Za
GRETA GARBO Swedish-American film actress: a caricature

Background imageGlum Collection: Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69

Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE British statesman

Background imageGlum Collection: Bohemond I / Antioch / Blond

Bohemond I / Antioch / Blond
BOHEMOND I Crusader and Prince of Antioch

Background imageGlum Collection: Eta Hoffmann / Own / Sig

Eta Hoffmann / Own / Sig
ETW HOFFMANN also known as ETA HOFFMANN (he took the name Amadeus when composing) German Romantic writer and composer

Background imageGlum Collection: Elderly woman in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales

Elderly woman in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales
An elderly woman in Victorian style costume sitting in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales. The dresser contains family photographs and crockery

Background imageGlum Collection: Albert De Rutzen / Wag

Albert De Rutzen / Wag
SIR ALBERT DE RUTZEN " A model magistrate" Date: 1831 - 1913

Background imageGlum Collection: Guillaume Dupuytren

Guillaume Dupuytren
GUILLAUME DUPUYTREN French surgeon and anatomist

Background imageGlum Collection: Amateur Studio portrait photograph of a teenage girl

Amateur Studio portrait photograph of a teenage girl
Amateur Studio portrait photograph - shot in the back garden with suitable table and plant pot props - the subject is not the most jolly ever - I don t think that hat was a regular personal choice

Background imageGlum Collection: Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)

Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)
Cartoon, The Anglers Return -- Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli portrayed as fishermen, examining the Conservative partys poor returns from the recent General Election -- the Liberal party under Lord

Background imageGlum Collection: Supplement, The Seven Ages by Louis Wain - Seven

Supplement, The Seven Ages by Louis Wain - Seven. " Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history, is second childishness, and mere oblivion; sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste

Background imageGlum Collection: Passion Week at the Play

Passion Week at the Play, by Hablot K Browne (Phiz) Date: 1862

Background imageGlum Collection: Melancholia

Melancholia
This etching shows a glum looking winged figure, a personification of melancholia, surrounded by a number of objects symbolising carpentry, alchemy, geometry and numerology. Date: circa 1514

Background imageGlum Collection: Advert for Bovril with vegetables, WW2

Advert for Bovril with vegetables, WW2
Advert for Bovril - puts a smile into vegetables, WW2 Date: 1943

Background imageGlum Collection: Children were force-fed spoonfuls of castor oil for treatment of constipation. Date: 1939

Children were force-fed spoonfuls of castor oil for treatment of constipation. Date: 1939

Background imageGlum Collection: Children in a school hall

Children in a school hall
Children sitting in a school hall, April 1976. Date: 1976

Background imageGlum Collection: Overseas students demonstrating over fees, London

Overseas students demonstrating over fees, London
Students from Hong Kong, studying at Queen Mary College, demonstrating outside their government's London office, December 1980

Background imageGlum Collection: R G Knowles in a music hall sketch

R G Knowles in a music hall sketch
R G Knowles, Canadian-American singer and comedian, in a music hall sketch Date: 1890s

Background imageGlum Collection: Portrait of three young sisters

Portrait of three young sisters Date: circa 1890

Background imageGlum Collection: Comic postcard, Man sitting alone on the beach, looking sad Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man sitting alone on the beach, looking sad Date: 20th century

Background imageGlum Collection: Comic postcard, Fishing at the seaside

Comic postcard, Fishing at the seaside - Five hours and not a bite Date: 20th century

Background imageGlum Collection: Unhappy Victorian family in a garden

Unhappy Victorian family in a garden
An unhappy Victorian family of four in a garden. late 19th century

Background imageGlum Collection: Caricature, possibly by Robert Dighton

Caricature, possibly by Robert Dighton, English portrait painter, printmaker and caricaturist. 18th century

Background imageGlum Collection: A Jolly Wedding Party

A Jolly Wedding Party from the late 1940s. Love, rapture and excitement is etched on all the faces of the participants... Date: circa 1948

Background imageGlum Collection: Sunny Snaps postcard - Bognor Regis - Two elderly ladies

Sunny Snaps postcard - Bognor Regis - Two elderly ladies strolling along the street - one may think they decided not to take this home as the souvenir of their day out....!!! Date: 1934

Background imageGlum Collection: Two clowns, happy and sad

Two clowns, happy and sad. Date: circa 1900

Background imageGlum Collection: The Cuckold Hat

The Cuckold Hat
A new type of hat - suitable for use by married men... the cuckold hat! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGlum Collection: Johannes Stark

Johannes Stark
JOHANNES STARK German physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1919

Background imageGlum Collection: Laurens Jansen Coster

Laurens Jansen Coster
LAURENS JANSEN COSTER or KOSTER Dutch town official of Haarlem, credited by some with the invention of movable type

Background imageGlum Collection: British propaganda for Belgium

British propaganda for Belgium
One of a series showing pretty ladies in National dress. This one is for Belgium. She looks rather glum which is not surprising because her country was over-run by the Germans in 1914 at the start of

Background imageGlum Collection: Musicians with instruments on a Christmas and New Year card

Musicians with instruments on a Christmas and New Year card
Musicians with instruments on a Christmas card, with a quotation from The Merchant of Venice: I am never merry when I hear sweet music. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlum Collection: Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli -- His Last Innings

Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli -- His Last Innings
Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, Conservative politician, on losing the General Election to the Liberal party -- His Last Innings! Bowled Gladstone! 1880

Background imageGlum Collection: Two German boy scouts on an outdoor activity

Two German boy scouts on an outdoor activity

Background imageGlum Collection: Greek Anti-Turkish Propaganda Postcard (2 of 2)

Greek Anti-Turkish Propaganda Postcard (2 of 2)
A Greek Anti-Turkish propaganda postcard, showing a disgruntled Greek soldier, standing in front of a very Islamic skyline in reference to the displeasure at the Turkish arrival in Salonica

Background imageGlum Collection: An African-American boy sat sadly by a lake

An African-American boy sat sadly by a lake Date: circa 1880s

Background imageGlum Collection: Cartoon, Horace Wigan, actor, dramatist and manager

Cartoon, Horace Wigan, actor, dramatist and manager
Cartoon, Horace Wigan (c.1815-1885), actor, dramatist and theatre manager, best known for his detective roles. A very amiable gentleman, though he doesn t always look cheerful. 1884

Background imageGlum Collection: Comic heads on fifteen Victorian scraps

Comic heads on fifteen Victorian scraps
Comic heads of men and women on fifteen Victorian scraps. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlum Collection: Man in a cap on a place card

Man in a cap on a place card
Man in a cap, smoking a pipe, on a place card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlum Collection: Cartoon, Gladstone on the road to Windsor

Cartoon, Gladstone on the road to Windsor, with a newspaper editor offering to carry his bag. On the occasion of winning the General Election, Gladstone was required to visit Queen Victoria. 1880

Background imageGlum Collection: Cartoon, Music hall proprietors

Cartoon, Music hall proprietors, after they have heard from the Metropolitan Board of Works -- a comment on building regulations which must be complied with. 1882

Background imageGlum Collection: Frog with parasol and pink ribbon on a Christmas card

Frog with parasol and pink ribbon on a Christmas card
Frog with a parasol, and a large pink ribbon tied in a bow round its waist, on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlum Collection: Cartoon, An economical holiday

Cartoon, An economical holiday. Three middle aged French ladies in hats and coats, not enjoying their trip to the seaside. Date: 1919

Background imageGlum Collection: Caricature, Rupert of Bavaria, WW1

Caricature, Rupert of Bavaria, WW1
Caricature of Prince Rupert, Crown Prince of Bavaria, looking rather glum during the First World War. Date: 1918

Background imageGlum Collection: R Willstatter / Nobel 1915

R Willstatter / Nobel 1915
RICHARD WILLSTATTER German chemist Date: 1872 - 1942

Background imageGlum Collection: Edward Matthew Ward

Edward Matthew Ward
EDWARD MATTHEW WARD English artist Date: 1816 - 1879

Background imageGlum Collection: Chas Kingsley / Stereoscop

Chas Kingsley / Stereoscop
CHARLES KINGSLEY English writer and clergyman Date: 1819 - 1875

Background imageGlum Collection: Eta Hoffmann / Henzel

Eta Hoffmann / Henzel
ETW HOFFMANN also known as ETA HOFFMANN (he took the name Amadeus when composing) German Romantic writer and composer Date: 1776 - 1822

Background imageGlum Collection: Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley
CHARLES KINGSLEY Writer and clergyman Date: 1819 - 1875

Background imageGlum Collection: Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood
CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD English novelist Date: 1904 - 1986



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