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Graves Collection

Background imageGraves Collection: Aspidium filix mas or Male Shield fern

Aspidium filix mas or Male Shield fern. Handcoloured engraving from William Curtis, Flora Londiniensis; containing a history of the plants indigenous to Great Britain

Background imageGraves Collection: Highgate Cemetery, London, 19th century

Highgate Cemetery, London, 19th century
Engraving showing Highgate Cemetery, London, at night sometime in the 19th century

Background imageGraves Collection: Turville village and windmill, Buckinghamshire

Turville village and windmill, Buckinghamshire
Turville village, Buckinghamshire. Used as the setting for the film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968. Date: 1970s

Background imageGraves Collection: Mycenae - the Lion Gate

Mycenae - the Lion Gate
The Lion Gate at Mycenae. This early citadel was extensively excavated in the mid 19th century by Schliemann, who dug the Royal shaft graves, finding many treasures

Background imageGraves Collection: Church at Ardington

Church at Ardington
Holy Trinity Church, Ardington, Berkshire after restoration work carried out by Joseph Clarke in 1846. Included in the drawing is the churchyard & graves

Background imageGraves Collection: A robin perched on the sculpture of a child leaning on an open book

A robin perched on the sculpture of a child leaning on an open book, on the grave of Antony David Hellyer (d.1939) and Maude Maria Hellyer in the west cemetery Highgate Cemetery, Hampstead, London

Background imageGraves Collection: Dutch hookbill duck, Anas boschas var curvirostra

Dutch hookbill duck, Anas boschas var curvirostra
Dutch hookbill duck, Anas boschas var. curvirostra.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by George Graves from his own British Ornithology, Walworth, 1821

Background imageGraves Collection: Gold, Silver, Lapis and Obsidian in the Splendid Swords of the Kings - The Royal Treasure

Gold, Silver, Lapis and Obsidian in the Splendid Swords of the Kings - The Royal Treasure of Dorak c.3000 BC - report of the finds from the excavations by James Mellaart, Assistant Director

Background imageGraves Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageGraves Collection: Doin the Lambeth Walk - Oi

Doin the Lambeth Walk - Oi! These sketches, made by Sherriffs, are dedicated to The Lambeth Walk, dance hit of the musical comedy Me and My Girl (Victoria Palace)

Background imageGraves Collection: Hermanville War Cemetery France

Hermanville War Cemetery France
Two small children walk hand in hand past the gravestones of Hermanville War Cemetery, Normandy, France. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageGraves Collection: Schliemann at Mycenae

Schliemann at Mycenae
Schliemanns excavations at Mycenae. The famed shaft graves are pictured in the middle circle, with Schliemanns large scale excavations on the right

Background imageGraves Collection: Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River

Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River after Battle of Isandlwana (of 22 January 1879) and honouring the graves of Lts Melville and Coghill Date: 1879

Background imageGraves Collection: Ruins of Saint Duthus Chapel in Tain, Scotland

Ruins of Saint Duthus Chapel in Tain, Scotland
Ruins of Saint Duthus Chapel, in Tain, Scotland. Date: 1935

Background imageGraves Collection: Curlew, Scolopax arquata, Numenius arquata

Curlew, Scolopax arquata, Numenius arquata.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by George Graves from his own British Ornithology, Walworth, 1821

Background imageGraves Collection: Snowy owl, Bubo scandiacus

Snowy owl, Bubo scandiacus.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by George Graves from his own British Ornithology, Walworth, 1821

Background imageGraves Collection: Robert Graves / Morgan

Robert Graves / Morgan
ROBERT RANKE GRAVES British poet, novelist and critic, with a reference to his autobiography, " Goodbye To All That"

Background imageGraves Collection: Robert Graves / Powys Evan

Robert Graves / Powys Evan
ROBERT RANKE GRAVES British poet, novelist and critic as a young man

Background imageGraves Collection: Headstone Major Gus March-Phillips, St Laurent sur Mer

Headstone Major Gus March-Phillips, St Laurent sur Mer
The grave is in the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery. March-Phillips commanded a Small Scale Landing Force that came ashore here in a Commando operation named Aquatint on 12 September 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: Doing the Lambeth Walk, 1938

Doing the Lambeth Walk, 1938
Entertainments a la carte, by Alan Bott. On with the walk. Doing the Lambeth Walk: (top to bottom) Lupino Lane, Teddie St Denis, George Graves, Doris Rogers, Martin Gray, Wallace Lupino

Background imageGraves Collection: Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire

Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire
Ornate stone tombs and headstones in the Victorian Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. In the background are the neighbouring terraced houses Date: 1988

Background imageGraves Collection: Aberdaron, Lyn Peninsula, N Wales

Aberdaron, Lyn Peninsula, N Wales
The graveyard of St Hywyns Church above Aberdaron beach on the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. Holidaymakers swim in the surf on the beach Date: 1989

Background imageGraves Collection: St Hywyns Church, Aberdaron

St Hywyns Church, Aberdaron
St Hywyns Church and graveyard above Aberdaron beach on the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. Holidaymakers swim in the surf off the beach. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageGraves Collection: Pretoria, South Africa, Burials of President Kruger & family

Pretoria, South Africa, Burials of President Kruger & family
Pretoria, South Africa - The Burial site of President Kruger and his family. Date: circa 1906

Background imageGraves Collection: German WW1 Cemetery at Sailly-Sur-La-Lys 12th October 1918

German WW1 Cemetery at Sailly-Sur-La-Lys 12th October 1918

Background imageGraves Collection: Makeshift graves in Stettin WW1

Makeshift graves in Stettin WW1

Background imageGraves Collection: Make-shift battlefield graves during WW1

Make-shift battlefield graves during WW1

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Five Survive

WW2 - Five Survive
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 story book, Five Survive, written by Charles Graves. The image shows a number of British fighter planes in the skies. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - The Avengers

WW2 - The Avengers
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 story book, The Avengers, written by Charles Graves. The image shows a pair of Royal Air Force pilots standing by a plane in the sunset. Date: circa 1943

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Aircraft On Dusk Patrol

WW2 - Aircraft On Dusk Patrol
A photograph of a British aircraft on dusk patrolr, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Cyclists After Petrol Restrictions

WW2 - Cyclists After Petrol Restrictions
A photograph of some soldiers riding bicycles after petrol restrictions, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Handley Page Halifax

WW2 - Handley Page Halifax
A photograph of a British Royal Air Force Handley Page Halifax heavy bomber, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Handley Page Halifax Engines

WW2 - Handley Page Halifax Engines
A photograph which shows two of the four engines of a Handley Page Halifax heavy bomber, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - British Aircrafts

WW2 - British Aircrafts
A photograph of some British R.A.F. aircrafts flying low, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Bomber Plane

WW2 - Bomber Plane
A photograph of a British bomber aircraft, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - French Aircraft

WW2 - French Aircraft
A photograph of a French aircraft, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - 418 Squadron Douglas Boston

WW2 - 418 Squadron Douglas Boston
A photograph of 418 Squadron Douglas Boston Mark III (Intruder) at RAF Bradwell Bay, preparing to take off on a night intruder mission, relative to a true to life novel

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - She Must Be A Dago

WW2 - She Must Be A Dago
A photograph of a submarine breaking the surface of the water, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - View Of A Merchant Ship

WW2 - View Of A Merchant Ship
A photograph of a merchant ship seen from above, with an emphibious plane in the foreground, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Short Sunderland

WW2 - Short Sunderland
A photograph of a Short Sunderland flying boat, relative to a true to life novel, Seven Pilots written by Charles Patrick Ranke Graves. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: WW2 - Seven Pilots

WW2 - Seven Pilots
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 children's story book, Seven Pilots, written by Charles Graves. The design includes British R.A.F. targets. Date: 1942

Background imageGraves Collection: The Print Seller's Shop Window, Henry Graves, London

The Print Seller's Shop Window, Henry Graves, London Date: 1862

Background imageGraves Collection: The Menin gate, 1927

The Menin gate, 1927
A photograph showing a grand archway of the Menin Gate, a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who died in the Ypres Salient of WW1

Background imageGraves Collection: Turkey. Constantinople. Galata Tower

Turkey. Constantinople. Galata Tower
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Constantinople (today Istanbul). Galata Tower or Tower of Christ. It was buit in 1348 during an expansion of the Genoese colony in Constantinople

Background imageGraves Collection: Turkey. Constantinople. Turkish cemetery

Turkey. Constantinople. Turkish cemetery
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Constantinople (today Istanbul). Turkish cemetery. Engraving by Lemaitre, L. Thienon. Historia de Turquia by Joseph Marie Jouannin (1783-1844) and Jules Van Gaver, 1840

Background imageGraves Collection: Constantinople. Tomb of Turhan Hatice Valide Sultan

Constantinople. Tomb of Turhan Hatice Valide Sultan
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Constantinople (today Istanbul). Tomb of Turhan Hatice Valide Sultan (1627-1683). Haseki Sultan of the Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim (reign 1640-1648)

Background imageGraves Collection: Graves at head of Harbour of Balaklava, Crimean War

Graves at head of Harbour of Balaklava, Crimean War
Graves at the head of the Harbour of Balaklava, Crimean War Date: 1855

Background imageGraves Collection: Turkey. Constantinople. The Golden Gate. Walls. Engraving

Turkey. Constantinople. The Golden Gate. Walls. Engraving
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Constantinople (today Istanbul). Walls of the city. Golden Gate. Engraving by Lemaitre. Historia de Turquia by Joseph Marie Jouannin (1783-1844) and Jules Van Gaver, 1840



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