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Hanging Collection

Background imageHanging Collection: Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market
Carcasses hanging from hooks and butchers wearing their traditional white overalls at Smithfield Market, London. Date: 1950s

Background imageHanging Collection: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish Baroque painter. The Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Background imageHanging Collection: The products of Newfoundland, Canada - Cod

The products of Newfoundland, Canada - Cod
The products of Newfoundland, Canada (" to say nothing of the middle one" ). A pair of large cod flank a young fishermans lad. Date: 1902

Background imageHanging Collection: Hanging Gardens Babylon

Hanging Gardens Babylon
Allegedly built by Nebushadnezzar II for his wife Amyitis, who missed her homeland, Iraq. They were grown on terraces & used water from the Euphrates River

Background imageHanging Collection: Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market
The vast interior of Smithfield meat market, with carcasses hanging from hooks all down the central aisle

Background imageHanging Collection: A windjammer looming over a London street

A windjammer looming over a London street
Harboured in Dockland - a windjammer looming over a street in by Millwall Dock, London. In the foreground, a woman hangs out washing to dry in a back yard

Background imageHanging Collection: NED KELLY/BUSHRANGER/C19

NED KELLY/BUSHRANGER/C19
Portrait photograph of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly, taken the day before his hanging at the age of 24. Date: 1880

Background imageHanging Collection: Edward Bawden hanging his painting of Waltham Cross

Edward Bawden hanging his painting of Waltham Cross
Edward Bawden (1903-1989), the first of a group of artists to settle in Great Bardfield, hanging his painting of Waltham Cross (just outside the village)

Background imageHanging Collection: Lourdes - The Grotto

Lourdes - The Grotto
Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Grotto, with believers praying beneath and hanging crutches testament to the miraculous cures achievers by those of faith at this sacred Christian site

Background imageHanging Collection: RSS Discovery moored on Thames Embankment, London

RSS Discovery moored on Thames Embankment, London
RSS Discovery moored on the Thames Embankment, London. The ships lifeboat can be seen hanging amidships. circa 1930s

Background imageHanging Collection: Woman Butcher 1920S

Woman Butcher 1920S
A young British female butcher proudly displays her freshly slaughtered pigs, hanging from their hooks. Date: 1920s

Background imageHanging Collection: Hanging Gardens / Babylon

Hanging Gardens / Babylon
Allegedly built by Nebushadnezzar II for his wife Amyitis, who missed her homeland, Iraq. They were grown on terraces & used water from the Euphrates River

Background imageHanging Collection: South Sea Bubble / 1721

South Sea Bubble / 1721
THE SOUTH-SEA BUBBLE A satire on Mr. Knight, the cashier of the South -Sea Company, who fled the country as the situation became too hot

Background imageHanging Collection: Hogarth / British Stage

Hogarth / British Stage
A JUST VIEW OF THE BRITISH STAGE or Three heads are better than one, scene Newgate

Background imageHanging Collection: Blacksmith shoeing a Metropolitan Police horse

Blacksmith shoeing a Metropolitan Police horse
A blacksmith shoeing a Metropolitan Police horse. There are discarded horseshoes on the floor, and more hanging from a rack on the wall. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageHanging Collection: Silence sign outside Charing Cross Hospital

Silence sign outside Charing Cross Hospital
A Quiet for the Wounded sign for traffic hanging outside Charing Cross Hospital in London during World War I

Background imageHanging Collection: Bosham, West Sussex - General view of the waterfront

Bosham, West Sussex - General view of the waterfront
The Waterfront - Bosham, West, Sussex - a view of this charming coastal village, the site of King Canutes aborted attempt to hold back the tide. Date: 1921

Background imageHanging Collection: Farriers Shop

Farriers Shop
An interesting old farriers shop at Ripley, Yorkshire, England, with horseshoes hanging from the ceiling. Date: 1930s

Background imageHanging Collection: Window Gardening

Window Gardening
A Victorian woman sits in a comfortable armchair reading a book, proud of her verdant display of plants decorating a large window

Background imageHanging Collection: April Fool / Coats 1924

April Fool / Coats 1924
April Fool: Two coats and hats on a stand, looking at first glance like a couple embracing

Background imageHanging Collection: Hanging Stockings

Hanging Stockings
Three girls take off their stockings and hang them on the mantelpiece for Santa to fill

Background imageHanging Collection: LCC-LFB Holloway fire station appliance room

LCC-LFB Holloway fire station appliance room
Station 76 was Holloway fire station, North London, located in Mayton Street, opened in 1907. Here its self propelled pump and pump-escape stand ready in the appliance room

Background imageHanging Collection: The Hun Helmet

The Hun Helmet
A fashionable young flapper stands on the verandha of her house and admires a war trophy, a German helmet enterprisingly transformed into a hanging basket

Background imageHanging Collection: Exotic dancer by Rene Bull

Exotic dancer by Rene Bull
A stylised illustration by Rene Bull (1872-1942) showing a scantily clad exotic dancer in a beautiful garden hanging with fruits

Background imageHanging Collection: Robe- (or scarf) hanging pine, Senzoku pond

Robe- (or scarf) hanging pine, Senzoku pond. Print shows a large pine tree with fence around it and shrine nearby on the edge of a lake, with teahouse and travelers in the foreground. Date 1856

Background imageHanging Collection: Four Japanese women amid bamboo with a young child

Four Japanese women amid bamboo with a young child
Four Japanese women stand amid bamboo with a young child seated in the front and surrounded by hanging baskets of food and Japanese flags and figurines

Background imageHanging Collection: Ulla Street Boot Boys. Middlesbrough 1970s

Ulla Street Boot Boys. Middlesbrough 1970s 1970s

Background imageHanging Collection: Berthe Morisot (1841-1895). Peasant girl hanging clothes to

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895). Peasant girl hanging clothes to
Berthe Morisot (1841-1895). French painter. Impressionism. Peasant girl hanging clothes to dry (1881). Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhgen. Denmark

Background imageHanging Collection: Good Luck Charms of Nenette and Rintintin bring good luck

Good Luck Charms of Nenette and Rintintin bring good luck
WW1 era France - The tiny yarn-doll good luck charms of Nenette and Rintintin bring good luck. Popular during the First World War in Paris and beyond. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHanging Collection: Cats enjoying a dinner party on a Christmas card

Cats enjoying a dinner party on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHanging Collection: Two dead birds hanging upside down -- A Brace of Birds

Two dead birds hanging upside down -- A Brace of Birds
Two dead birds hanging upside down, entitled A Brace of Birds

Background imageHanging Collection: Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Carpet Factory (Usak)

Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Carpet Factory (Usak)
Armenian or Greek women at work at a carpet factory at Usak, Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey. They sit on the carpet they are slowly producing

Background imageHanging Collection: Art Nouveau Headdress / 1

Art Nouveau Headdress / 1
An Art Nouveau headdress of ornamental fillet with elongated sections, incorporating a cameo, hanging over the ears. Also matching ornamental shoulder straps

Background imageHanging Collection: Busy tailors workshop

Busy tailors workshop
A busy tailors workshop, with a gentleman being fitted for a new suit

Background imageHanging Collection: Rabelais / Pantagruel

Rabelais / Pantagruel
The uses of Pantagruelion

Background imageHanging Collection: Two Persian women rocking a goatskin to churn milk

Two Persian women rocking a goatskin to churn milk. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageHanging Collection: View of the ancient city of Babylon

View of the ancient city of Babylon
View of the city of Babylon, showing the ancient city with the Tower of Babel and the Hanging Gardens. Citta di Babilonia. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by B

Background imageHanging Collection: Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, second wife

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, second wife to Henry VIII 1501-1536. Depicted as she appeared in France with Mary Tudor. She wears a gable hood chaperon with hanging tail, low-cut bodice

Background imageHanging Collection: Sea Scout of 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific

Sea Scout of 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific
Leslie G. Keys, Sea Scout of the 1st Suva Group, Fiji, South Pacific, with the British flag. The mat hanging behind him is to be presented to the Chief Scout

Background imageHanging Collection: Colombo, Sri Lanka - Native Boutique

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Native Boutique Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHanging Collection: Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell

Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell
Christmas arrangement of holly and flowers with a bell hanging above, all dusted with white powder

Background imageHanging Collection: Public laundry of St. Brigida, Genoa, Italy

Public laundry of St. Brigida, Genoa, Italy Date: circa 1890

Background imageHanging Collection: Gorilla gorilla, western gorilla

Gorilla gorilla, western gorilla
Oil painting on canvas of a western gorilla by Henrik Gr� ld (1858-1940), undated. Original held at the Natural History Museum at Tring, part of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageHanging Collection: Justice Avory

Justice Avory
Sir Horace Edmund Avory (1851-1935) was one of the most noted English criminal lawyers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and was the most dreaded hanging judge of his age

Background imageHanging Collection: Bath Buns Shop

Bath Buns Shop
Fortts Original Bath Buns shop, also famous for its Oliver Biscuits and incorporating the Green St. Cafe, Bath, Somerset

Background imageHanging Collection: London Trade Card - James Wheeley, Paper Hanging

London Trade Card - James Wheeley, Paper Hanging warehouse, opposite the church in Little Britain. 18th century

Background imageHanging Collection: Bears hanging in Smithfield market 1906

Bears hanging in Smithfield market 1906
Bruins as food for the city luncher : Bears hanging in Smithfield Market, London, several bears were shipped to England in order that Londoners might have an opportunity of tasting bear-flesh

Background imageHanging Collection: Hanging on

Hanging on. Illustration shows President Taft climbing a mountain labeled White House Glacier with members of his campaign committee hanging from ropes attached to his waist, on the left are Crane



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