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Hardy Collection

Background imageHardy Collection: Map of Wessex

Map of Wessex
A map of the Wessex of the novels

Background imageHardy Collection: Death of Nelson (West)

Death of Nelson (West)
Horatio Nelson is fatally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar

Background imageHardy Collection: Hardy / Tess D urbervilles

Hardy / Tess D urbervilles
Tesss first encounter with Alec D Urberville

Background imageHardy Collection: Thomas Hardy 1921

Thomas Hardy 1921
Photographic portrait of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) Date: 1921

Background imageHardy Collection: Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy
THOMAS HARDY writer and cyclist, at his home at Max Gate, early 1920s

Background imageHardy Collection: Dunster / Somerset 1912

Dunster / Somerset 1912
Dunster, Somerset: model for Stancy Castle in Thomas Hardys novel A Laodicean Date: 1912

Background imageHardy Collection: Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy
THOMAS HARDY writer, at his home at Max Gate, early 1920s

Background imageHardy Collection: Highland Fling by Florence Hardy

Highland Fling by Florence Hardy
Two children, dressed in traditional costume, dance an energetic Highland fling

Background imageHardy Collection: Admiral Nelson and Captain Hardy during Trafalgar

Admiral Nelson and Captain Hardy during Trafalgar
During the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, it was shortly before Nelson was mortally wounded that a shot struck the fore brace bits on the quarter deck and passed between Nelson and Hardy

Background imageHardy Collection: Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower)

Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower), a semi-hardy perennial nasturtium climbing plant of the Tropaeolaceae family, with crimson red flowers

Background imageHardy Collection: Primula Auricula Hardy Amies

Primula Auricula Hardy Amies - formally number AE84 in The Gordon Collection. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageHardy Collection: Redcar High Street

Redcar High Street and Clock Tower, shops such as Dixons and Freeman, Hardy Willis and an advert for the Redcar Literary Institute and its various activities

Background imageHardy Collection: Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate

Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate
View of the Drawing Room at Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset, the home of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet. Hardy designed the house

Background imageHardy Collection: Hardy / Jude the Obscure

Hardy / Jude the Obscure
Jude at the mile-stone

Background imageHardy Collection: Sherborne / Dorset 1906

Sherborne / Dorset 1906
Sherborne, Dorset: (the model for Sherton Abbas in Thomas Hardys novel The Woodlanders) Long Street Date: 1906

Background imageHardy Collection: Thomas Hardy / Library

Thomas Hardy / Library
THOMAS HARDY Thomas Hardys home at Max Gate - the Library

Background imageHardy Collection: We Are Not Downhearted by H. T. Hardy

We Are Not Downhearted by H. T. Hardy
World War One postcard showing a a group of children, dressed in the uniforms of French, British, Russian and Belgian soldiers, arm in arm and holding their individual countrys flags

Background imageHardy Collection: Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, at Max Gate

Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, at Max Gate
Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, outside his home at Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset. Hardy designed the house, and his brother built it -- Hardy and his first wife Emma moved there in 1885

Background imageHardy Collection: The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase. In 1966

The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase. In 1966, a retired Canadian Reverend and his wife visited the Queens House, Greenwich, London

Background imageHardy Collection: Clematis Montana Rubens

Clematis Montana Rubens, a hardy climbing plant of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, with pink flowers. Seen here growing up the side of a house

Background imageHardy Collection: Ghost on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House

Ghost on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House
Figure photographed on the Tulip Staircase of the Queens House, though photographer saw nothing; during normal opening hours of the Museum - (a digitally restored version of image 10003710)

Background imageHardy Collection: A fairy ring

A fairy ring
Young girl watching a circle of small elves dancing. Date: circa 1915

Background imageHardy Collection: Tulips in a garden fair by Florence Hardy

Tulips in a garden fair by Florence Hardy
Tulips in a garden fair. A young couple kiss in a garden full of tulips

Background imageHardy Collection: Sketch of Admiral Hardy PH, Greenwich, London

Sketch of Admiral Hardy PH, Greenwich, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Nothing for the Admiral Hardy

Background imageHardy Collection: Pierrot and pierrette

Pierrot and pierrette
Fantasy image of pierrot & pierrette and six dancing rabbits under a full moon. In a winter scene, Artist: Florence Hardy Date: circa 1914

Background imageHardy Collection: The Green, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Lancashire

The Green, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Lancashire
The Green, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, near Stretford, Lancashire, England. Date: 1920s

Background imageHardy Collection: WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue

WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue
Photolithograph poster inscribed NaFI presents ENSA Entertainments for HM Forces. Its modern, its new, its bright, its Swing Vogue

Background imageHardy Collection: Hardy Road Blackheath

Hardy Road Blackheath
Hardy Road, Blackheath London SE3 Date: early 20th century

Background imageHardy Collection: Sir Alister Hardy

Sir Alister Hardy
SIR ALISTER HARDY English zoologist with a strong interest in parapsychology, and author of books on the spiritual dimension of the paranormal

Background imageHardy Collection: Hardy's Nut Brown Ale

Hardy's Nut Brown Ale

Background imageHardy Collection: Residence of Oliver Hardy, Beverly Hills, California, USA

Residence of Oliver Hardy, Beverly Hills, California, USA. Date: 20th century

Background imageHardy Collection: Mrs Florence Emily Hardy

Mrs Florence Emily Hardy
Florence Emily Hardy, nee Dugdale, second wife of the novelist Thomas Hardy, pictured in 1914. Florence was Hardys secretary and herself a write of childrens books

Background imageHardy Collection: MYTTON / SHORT CUT HOME

MYTTON / SHORT CUT HOME
JOHN MYTTON To win a bet that he could outride a friend this eccentric squire took a short cut through a lake despite the fact he couldnt swim. Date: 1796 - 1834

Background imageHardy Collection: Winter scene. Girls skating

Winter scene. Girls skating
4 girls in colourful winter outfits skating together. Artist Florence Hardy Date: 1906

Background imageHardy Collection: Lady cricketer 1902

Lady cricketer 1902
A strapping young woman wielding a bat when organised ladies cricket was still in its infancy. Artist: Dudley Hardy Date: 1902

Background imageHardy Collection: H. M. S. Hardy

H. M. S. Hardy
One of twenty ships in the Royal Navy K class of destroyers (previously designated as Acasta class). After service in World War One, the Hardy was sold for breaking up in 1921 Date: 1914

Background imageHardy Collection: The first authentic stage Tess

The first authentic stage Tess
Photographs of the first production of Thomas Hardys own dramatic version of his novel Tess of the d Urbervilles on 26th November 1924 by the Hardy Players at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester

Background imageHardy Collection: Skating on the ice

Skating on the ice

Background imageHardy Collection: 1st Baron Cozens-Hardy

1st Baron Cozens-Hardy
Herbert Hardy Cozens-Hardy, 1st Baron Cozens-Hardy (1838 - 1920). British politician and Master of the Rolls from 1907 - 1918."

Background imageHardy Collection: Flowers for the Millers Daughter by Florence Hardy

Flowers for the Millers Daughter by Florence Hardy
A young Dutch boy climbs the steps of a windmill to deliver a bouquet of flowers to a young millers daughter

Background imageHardy Collection: At Eve I Bring Thee Roses by Florence Hardy

At Eve I Bring Thee Roses by Florence Hardy
A young Dutch girl sits by a spinning wheel while her suitor peers through the window having presented her with a bouquet of red roses

Background imageHardy Collection: Children Ice Skating by Florence Hardy

Children Ice Skating by Florence Hardy
Two Strings to his bow. A young boy is ice skating with a girl on each arm looking blissfully content

Background imageHardy Collection: Dutch Girl (Hardy)

Dutch Girl (Hardy)
A Dutch girl in traditional costume

Background imageHardy Collection: Stiebel / Amies / Hartnell

Stiebel / Amies / Hartnell
VICTOR STIEBEL Together with two other great British couturiers, Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies

Background imageHardy Collection: England / Stinsford Church

England / Stinsford Church
STINSFORD, DORSET Stinsford Church, Dorset, where Thomas Hardy and his family are buried

Background imageHardy Collection: Hardy Patent Pick Co. mining tools 1890s

Hardy Patent Pick Co. mining tools 1890s
Selection of solid steel mining hand tools made by Hardy Patent Pick Co, in Sheffield. Date: 1890s

Background imageHardy Collection: The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase Date: 1966

The Queens House Ghost on the Tulip Staircase Date: 1966

Background imageHardy Collection: Florence Hardy and Family

Florence Hardy and Family
Florence Hardy (1867-1957), artist and daughter of Thomas Bush Hardy, marine painter and sister of artist Dudley Hardy. This family photograph shows (left to right): sisters Dorothy, Edith



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