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Background imageGrineau Collection: The Men of Arnhem by Bryan de Grineau

The Men of Arnhem by Bryan de Grineau
The Men of Arnhem: " A Superb Feat of Arms Performed by our First Airborne Division." - The Prime Minister. The First Airborne Division beating off a heavy attack by German S.S

Background imageGrineau Collection: The Battle of the Roer Triangle; Second World War, 1945

The Battle of the Roer Triangle; Second World War, 1945
Sketch showing the Allied Second Army crossing the Vloed Beek in Holland during a night attack on the 17th January 1945. On the left of the image one can see sappers constructing an improvised

Background imageGrineau Collection: Tank Battle on the Somme British MkIV & German A7V tanks in

Tank Battle on the Somme British MkIV & German A7V tanks in
Tank Battle on the Somme. British MkIV & German A7V tanks in action. Date: circa 1918

Background imageGrineau Collection: Commandos Crossing the Rhine at Wesel; Second World War, 194

Commandos Crossing the Rhine at Wesel; Second World War, 194
Sketch showing the night crossing of the River Rhine, made by British Royal Marine Commandos of the 21st Army Group, near Wesel in Germany, 23rd March 1945

Background imageGrineau Collection: The 24 hour race at Le Mans, France for the Rudge-Whitworth Cup

The 24 hour race at Le Mans, France for the Rudge-Whitworth Cup: a huge collision at night. From front to back: Bentley car no.1 with Leslie Callingham (1888-1960) thrown clear

Background imageGrineau Collection: Original artwork, Le Mans race track, Louis Chiron

Original artwork, Le Mans race track, Louis Chiron
Original artwork, Le Mans race track, showing Louis Chiron in an Alfa Romeo 8C going through the Esses in lead position. Date: 1933

Background imageGrineau Collection: American Anti-Aircraft Guns near London; Second World War, 1

American Anti-Aircraft Guns near London; Second World War, 1
Illustration showing an American anti-aircraft unit firing at enemy bombers, during a German raid on London in 1944. The gun shown is a 90-mm weapon

Background imageGrineau Collection: A war-zone in Ireland. Sinn Fein-ers, who had attacked loyalist workmen

A war-zone in Ireland. Sinn Fein-ers, who had attacked loyalist workmen, fleeing from police down York Street in Belfast, during unrest in 1920. Date: 1920

Background imageGrineau Collection: This is where we won the war - Ops room, Biggin Hill

This is where we won the war - Ops room, Biggin Hill
Sketch by Captain Bryan de Grineau of the deserted operations room at Biggin Hill in September 1945. Date: 1945

Background imageGrineau Collection: Sketch by Bryan de Grineau showing the great dining-hall at Fettes College, Edinburgh

Sketch by Bryan de Grineau showing the great dining-hall at Fettes College, Edinburgh. A master and two prefects are dining near the large stone fireplace carved with the Fettes College arms

Background imageGrineau Collection: Sketches by Bryan de Grineau of Fettes College, Edinburgh

Sketches by Bryan de Grineau of Fettes College, Edinburgh. The top picture shows the study rooms in Kimmerghame House leading off from a central common room with armchairs, piano and billiard table

Background imageGrineau Collection: Thats a Good Girl at the London Hippodrome

Thats a Good Girl at the London Hippodrome
Sketches made by Bryan de Grineau at the London Hippodrome, where Thats a Good Girl starring Jack Buchanan and Elsie Randolph was playing

Background imageGrineau Collection: Amusements in Biarritz by Bryan de Grineau

Amusements in Biarritz by Bryan de Grineau
Sketches recording life in Biarritz as pictured by the artist Bryan de Grineau in 1931. Holidaymakers are trying out the Basque sport of pelota - wearing a beret of course

Background imageGrineau Collection: Captain Bryan de Grineau

Captain Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), born Charles William Grineau, artist of action and architectural drawings, and specifically special artist for The Illustrated London News. Date: 1955

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, old school

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, old school
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: the old school and Masters house. On the right are straw-hatted sixth formers and bare-headed douls (i.e. fags from doulos the Greek word for slave). Date: 1953

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, swimming

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, swimming
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: the swimming bath - a very popular institution in the summer term after cricket, tennis or corps parades. Date: 1953

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, changing classes

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, changing classes
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: changing classes during morning school. Date: 1953

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, dormitory

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, dormitory
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: the eighteen-bedder, the oldest dormitory of the school. It is in the topmost storey of the old school house

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, the quad

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, the quad
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: a corner of the quad, with one of the older buildings, carrying the school bell on the central stack. This quadrangle neighbours the headmasters house. Date: 1953

Background imageGrineau Collection: Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, tunnel

Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, tunnel
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire: the tunnel linking the old school house with the modern buildings and passing under what was once the headmasters garden

Background imageGrineau Collection: Shopping on board a cruise liner

Shopping on board a cruise liner
" Bond Street" aboard a liner: Shopping on the high seas. Womans chief diversion still available at sea: Customers at an R.M.S.P

Background imageGrineau Collection: Alfred Bryan, English illustrator

Alfred Bryan, English illustrator
Alfred Bryan (born Charles Grineau, 1852-1899) popular English illustrator and caricaturist, best known for his contributions to the weekly theatrical review, Entr acte. 1898

Background imageGrineau Collection: Site of a Wartime Hospital - St. Michaels Cave, Gibraltar

Site of a Wartime Hospital - St. Michaels Cave, Gibraltar
Site of a Wartime Hospital and Now a Place of Interest to Visitors to Gibraltar: St. Michaels Cave, with Its Strange and Wonderful Stalactites and Stalagmites

Background imageGrineau Collection: Queen Juliana of the Netherlands

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands
" Juliana Koningin Der Nederlanden" : The Scene in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, as Queen Juliana Took the Oath of Loyalty as Sovereigh Ruler of the Netherlands - Art work dated

Background imageGrineau Collection: The Renaissance of the French Army

The Renaissance of the French Army: Impressions of Life in the Famous Light Camps for Recruits - From raw recruits to potential instructors in four months

Background imageGrineau Collection: How Acheulean Man Captured His Prey

How Acheulean Man Captured His Prey
Hunting with the Bolas: How Acheulean Man Captured His Prey with a Stone-Age Weapon Still in Use To-Day - A reconstruction of a hunting scene in the stone age

Background imageGrineau Collection: Chinese Labour Corps leaving for China after WW1

Chinese Labour Corps leaving for China after WW1
Yi-Loo-Ping-An (Good-bye and peaceful travel): the Rev. J. Webster O. C. Chinese Section, British Y.M.C.A. saying farewell to each man of the Chinese Labour Corps as they departed back for China

Background imageGrineau Collection: A Hypothetical Landing on an enemy coast

A Hypothetical Landing on an enemy coast
An illustration by Bryan de Grineau, published in The Illustrated London News less than a month before the D-Day Normandy landings

Background imageGrineau Collection: Illustrated London News, Special Number, Great War Deeds

Illustrated London News, Special Number, Great War Deeds
The Illustrated London News, Special Number, Great War Deeds including a 4 page panorama supplement. Contains 29 Deeds by various artists, including Padday, Bryan (de Grineau), Caton-Woodville

Background imageGrineau Collection: Cambrai, 1917

Cambrai, 1917 by Captain Bryan de Grineau, Royal Field Artillery - Commissioned 26.5.16. (1883-1957). Date: 1917

Background imageGrineau Collection: Cambrai 1917 (Hindenburg Line)

Cambrai 1917 (Hindenburg Line). Captain Bryan de Grineau, Royal Field Artillery - commissioned 26.5.16 (1883-1957) Date: 1917

Background imageGrineau Collection: British and German infantry disputing possession of a trench

British and German infantry disputing possession of a trench
Between 2 barrages : British and German infantry disputing possession of a trench above Beaumont Hamel, supported by their respective artilleries - 13th November 1916. (ILN 13/1/17)

Background imageGrineau Collection: Capture of Cambrai, Rumilly, WW1

Capture of Cambrai, Rumilly, WW1
Capture of Cambrai, Rumilly - 6.30 am, 8th October, 1918. 41st Brigade of 2nd Division Artillery in action and 16th Battery RFA advancing in close support of infantry

Background imageGrineau Collection: Show Boat at Drury Lane 1928

Show Boat at Drury Lane 1928
Impressions by illustrator Bryan de Grineau of the production of Show Boat which opened on 3 May, 1928 at the Drury Lane theatre, London, and featured Paul Robeson in the role of Joe. Date: May 1928

Background imageGrineau Collection: Trench Mortars in the Great Advance

Trench Mortars in the Great Advance
A British 6 inch trench mortar bombarding a strong point in the enemys line during the new British advance over the old Somme battlefields in 1918

Background imageGrineau Collection: The Gun Control Room, Britain; Second World War, 1944

The Gun Control Room, Britain; Second World War, 1944
Illustration showing the interior of the Gun Control Room, the headquarters of Londons anti-aircraft defences during the Second World War, 1944

Background imageGrineau Collection: American Aircraft attacking German Vehicles, Falaise; Second

American Aircraft attacking German Vehicles, Falaise; Second
Illustration showing Thunderbolts and Lightning of the US Air Force attacking a column of German vehicles attempting to escape from the Falaise Pocket, France, August 1944

Background imageGrineau Collection: SS Patrol searching Civilians, Warsaw, 1944

SS Patrol searching Civilians, Warsaw, 1944
Illustration showing a German SS Patrol searching Polish civilians, for weapons and documents, in a Warsaw street, 1944. This drawing was made during the Second World War by Captain Bryan de Grineau

 


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