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Harris Collection

Background imageHarris Collection: Isle of Harris Post Office, Scotland

Isle of Harris Post Office, Scotland

Background imageHarris Collection: Cricket at the Oval

Cricket at the Oval
Lord Harris saving a 4 for the home side during their Test against the Australians at the Oval. England won by 5 wickets

Background imageHarris Collection: WW2 poster, To Victory -- With Our Help

WW2 poster, To Victory -- With Our Help! Pilots profile with Hawker Hurricanes. Printed by Massey-Harris for distribution in England. Date: circa 1942

Background imageHarris Collection: NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher

NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher
NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER (1887-1979), French music teacher and conductor. Her students included Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Lennox Berkeley, Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein. Date: early 1960s

Background imageHarris Collection: Harris Promenade - Douglas, Isle of Man

Harris Promenade - Douglas, Isle of Man. A large crowd has gathered to watch a performance by the Pierrots at the Bandstand (centre). Date: 1907

Background imageHarris Collection: Organ - Tippoos Tiger

Organ - Tippoos Tiger
The unusual organ Tippoos Tiger, constructed to the order of Tippoo Sahib (1753- 1799), Sultan of Mysore, and represents the mauling of an East India Company Officer

Background imageHarris Collection: Methodist Book-Plate

Methodist Book-Plate
Wesleyan Sunday School prizewinners book-plate awarded to A W Harris of Littlehampton, Sussex, England. What did he do to deserve it?

Background imageHarris Collection: Dyeing Harris Tweed

Dyeing Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. An old woman from the island dyes the wool in a cauldron- like vessel which sits on an open fire

Background imageHarris Collection: 1920s music sheet

1920s music sheet
Lavish illustration by H.H. Harris on a music sheet showing a red-haired flapper girl and humming bird

Background imageHarris Collection: Spinning Harris Tweed

Spinning Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. A typical scene in an island home as the crofter spins her yarn

Background imageHarris Collection: Drying Harris Tweed

Drying Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. After the wool has been dyed, it is put out on a fence to dry

Background imageHarris Collection: Spinning Harris Tweed

Spinning Harris Tweed
Production of Harris Tweed. The wool is carded and spun; carding loosens the wool and ensure it is fine enough to spin

Background imageHarris Collection: Uncle Remus / Brer Rabbit

Uncle Remus / Brer Rabbit
Brer Rabbit at home. Date: First published: 1892

Background imageHarris Collection: St Clements Church, Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland

St Clements Church, Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland

Background imageHarris Collection: Richard Harris - Irish actor

Richard Harris - Irish actor
Richard Harris (1930-2002), Irish actor, singer, theatrical producer, film director and writer. Date: 1966

Background imageHarris Collection: Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre

Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, enjoying a Cornish pasty and a cup of tea during her visit to Marazion Community Centre, Cornwall. Also present are David Harris MP and the Lady Dowager St Levan

Background imageHarris Collection: Harris Orphanage, Preston, Lancashire

Harris Orphanage, Preston, Lancashire
The Harris Orphanage at Fulwood, Preston. The orphanage, which opened in 1888, was founded as a result of a bequest by local solicitor Edmund Robert Harris. Date: Circa 1905

Background imageHarris Collection: Woman with spinning wheel, Isle of Harris, Scotland

Woman with spinning wheel, Isle of Harris, Scotland
On the Isle of Harris, Scotland, a woman uses an elegant old spinning wheel to make Harris tweed, while her dog sleeps beside her. Date: 1920s

Background imageHarris Collection: Frederick Leverton Harris, Vanity Fair, Spy

Frederick Leverton Harris, Vanity Fair, Spy
FREDERICK LEVERTON HARRIS (1864-1926) British Politician, statesman and Member of Parliament for Tynemouth (1900-1906), Stepney (1907-1910) and East Worcestershire (1914-1918) Date: 1864 - 1926

Background imageHarris Collection: Blackheath Rugby Team

Blackheath Rugby Team: Latter, Carpmael, Stokes, Lohden, Spurling, Tarbutt, Dixon, Rigby, Finlinson, De Winton, Fegan, Maud, Thomson, Harris, Maturin, Cope, Cattell, Wilson. 1890s

Background imageHarris Collection: Advertisement, Thomas Harris, Opticians to the Royal Family

Advertisement, Thomas Harris, Opticians to the Royal Family
Advertisement, Thomas Harris & Son, Opticians to the Royal Family. 1841

Background imageHarris Collection: Connochaetes taurinus, Blue wildebeest

Connochaetes taurinus, Blue wildebeest
watercolour by William Cornwallis Harris. Entitled Catoblepas gorgon, Brindled Gnoo

Background imageHarris Collection: Tragelaphus strepsiceros, Greater kudu

Tragelaphus strepsiceros, Greater kudu
Watercolour by William Cornwallis Harris. Entitled Strepsiceros capensis, Koodoo

Background imageHarris Collection: Members of St Kilda Parliament, Isle of Harris, Scotland

Members of St Kilda Parliament, Isle of Harris, Scotland
Members of the St Kilda Parliament, Isle of Harris, Scotland. It was an informal, democratic group of men who met on a regular basis in the village street to agree on any work to be done

Background imageHarris Collection: Man at work in Harris Tweed mill

Man at work in Harris Tweed mill
Man at work in a Harris Tweed mill. Date: 1920s

Background imageHarris Collection: General View looking toward Cockermouth from Harris Park

General View looking toward Cockermouth from Harris Park
General View looking toward Cockermouth, Cumbria from Harris Park Date: circa 1912

Background imageHarris Collection: C. M. Harris tending 29 live Galapagos Tortoises, 1898

C. M. Harris tending 29 live Galapagos Tortoises, 1898
The Tortoises were collected on the Webster-Harris expedition & were en-route to Walter Rothschilds collection. Probably photographed in Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Background imageHarris Collection: Patrons of the Cafe Royal

Patrons of the Cafe Royal
Sketches by H. H. Harris of various well-known artists, writers and celebrities of the 1930s who were regular patrons of the Cafe Royal in Regent Street, London

Background imageHarris Collection: P. Revolt / Richard / Harris

P. Revolt / Richard / Harris
King Richard II and his Council go down the Thames in a barge to confer with the rebels

Background imageHarris Collection: The Rodel Hotel, Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland Date: 1907

The Rodel Hotel, Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland Date: 1907

Background imageHarris Collection: Page from The Sketch featuring photographs of scenes from the play, Distinguished Villa

Page from The Sketch featuring photographs of scenes from the play, Distinguished Villa, written by Kate O Brien and playing at the Little Theatre, starring Una O Connor, Gillian Lind

Background imageHarris Collection: Main Street, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Main Street, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
19th century vintage photograph: Main Street, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Background imageHarris Collection: R. J. Mitchell?s original drawing office staff in 1923. ?

R. J. Mitchell?s original drawing office staff in 1923. ?
R.J. Mitchell?s original drawing office staff in 1923. Back row from left: Arthur Shirvall, apprentice; Frank Holroyd, draughtsman; C.V. Kettlewell, draughtsman and Joe Smith, draughtsman

Background imageHarris Collection: Rodel - Isle of Harris - St. Clement's Church

Rodel - Isle of Harris - St. Clement's Church - Victorian period

Background imageHarris Collection: Isle of Harris Post Office, Scotland in the 1940s

Isle of Harris Post Office, Scotland in the 1940s

Background imageHarris Collection: Post Office on the Isle of Harris, 1940s/50s

Post Office on the Isle of Harris, 1940s/50s

Background imageHarris Collection: Isle of Harris Post Office in the 1940s

Isle of Harris Post Office in the 1940s

Background imageHarris Collection: Lily Saxby, British stage and film actress

Lily Saxby, British stage and film actress. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHarris Collection: Theatrical and vaudeville presentations, December 1923

Theatrical and vaudeville presentations, December 1923
Three photos from theatrical and vaudeville presentations, December 1923: the 8 Embassy Girls in vaudevile; the Childs brothers in London Calling

Background imageHarris Collection: Rector's One O'Clock Revue, cabaret show

Rector's One O'Clock Revue, cabaret show
Three photos of Rector's One O'Clock Revue, the cabaret show staged at Rector's club, December 1923 presented by Carl Hyson

Background imageHarris Collection: Rowntree's Cocoa Advertisement

Rowntree's Cocoa Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Rowntree & Co. Ltd, promoting Rowntree's Cocoa. The image humorously portrays an old maritime man eating strands of rope as if it was food

Background imageHarris Collection: The Vancott, or movable cottage caravan

The Vancott, or movable cottage caravan Date: 1914

Background imageHarris Collection: W J Edge's Van at Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon

W J Edge's Van at Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon
W J Edge's Van at the Caravan Club Meet, Stratford on Avon, 1912 Date: 1912

Background imageHarris Collection: Mrs Ashton Cross's Van and her Pekingese dogs

Mrs Ashton Cross's Van and her Pekingese dogs Date: 1914

Background imageHarris Collection: Miss Hs Manfield's Van, Lorna Doone

Miss Hs Manfield's Van, Lorna Doone Date: 1914

Background imageHarris Collection: Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath

Miss E F Hamilton's Van with sleeping chamber beneath for servants and rain water collection from roof Date: 1914

Background imageHarris Collection: Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent

Harris Stone's Van and Ridge Tent Date: 1912

Background imageHarris Collection: Leaving the Caravan Club meet at Stratford on Avon

Leaving the Caravan Club meet at Stratford on Avon Date: 1912



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