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Hawkins Collection

Background imageHawkins Collection: 1935 Kings Silver Jubilee Fleet Review

1935 Kings Silver Jubilee Fleet Review
A panoramic view showing the berthing arrangements made for the Review of the Fleet at Spithead by King George V to celebrate his Silver Jubilee

Background imageHawkins Collection: Ichthyosaurus, Plesiosaurus

Ichthyosaurus, Plesiosaurus
Watercolour painting by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, (1809-1889). These marine reptiles live in Europe duing the early Jurassic period about 200 millions years ago

Background imageHawkins Collection: Extinct marine reptiles

Extinct marine reptiles
Sheet 1 of a series of posters called Extinct Animals by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862. This collection of marine reptiles lived during the Jurassic period between 200

Background imageHawkins Collection: A fantasy illustration of marine reptiles

A fantasy illustration of marine reptiles
The Sea-Dragons as they lived. Frontispiece by John Martin from The Book of the Great Sea-Dragons by Thomas Hawkins, 1840

Background imageHawkins Collection: Iguanodon and Hylaeosaurus

Iguanodon and Hylaeosaurus
Sheet 3 of a series of posters by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862, showing Iguanodon and Hylaeosaurus. Date: circa 1862

Background imageHawkins Collection: LCC-LFB fatal warehouse fire, Langley Street WC2

LCC-LFB fatal warehouse fire, Langley Street WC2
Three firemen died fighting this blaze in a Covent Garden warehouse in Langley Street. The first crews to arrive, from Clerkenwell fire station, found the warehouse well alight

Background imageHawkins Collection: Leech Cartoon Dinosaurs

Leech Cartoon Dinosaurs
The figures of prehistoric animals in the Palace grounds, created by Waterhouse Hawkins, are sufficiently realistic to frighten children

Background imageHawkins Collection: Dinosaur / Iguanodon Dine

Dinosaur / Iguanodon Dine
Hawkins invities scientists to dine inside his iguanodon model at the Crystal Palace exhibition at Sydenham

Background imageHawkins Collection: Dinosaur Models 1930S

Dinosaur Models 1930S
Dinosaur models in the grounds of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham (London) created by Waterhouse Hawkins

Background imageHawkins Collection: The Mad Hatters Tea Party, Alice in Wonderland at theatre

The Mad Hatters Tea Party, Alice in Wonderland at theatre
Alice in Wonderland, performed on stage in 1918 at the Savoy Theatre, and starring Estelle Dudley as Alice, Adrienne Puret as the March Hare

Background imageHawkins Collection: Megatherium and Glyptodon

Megatherium and Glyptodon
Sheet 5 of a series of posters by Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862 showing Megatherium and Glyptodon. Date: circa 1862

Background imageHawkins Collection: Anoplotherium commune & gracile, Palaeotherium

Anoplotherium commune & gracile, Palaeotherium
Sheet 4 of a series of posters called Extinct Animals by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862. This collection of mammals could be found during the Eocene epoch some 50 million years ago

Background imageHawkins Collection: Megalosaurus and Pterodactyle

Megalosaurus and Pterodactyle
Sheet 2 of a series of posters by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862, showing Megalosaurus and Pterodactyle

Background imageHawkins Collection: HMS Vindictive aircraft carrier, WW1

HMS Vindictive aircraft carrier, WW1
HMS Vindictive, a Hawkins-class heavy cruiser (then called HMS Cavendish) converted to an experimental aircraft carrier and renamed

Background imageHawkins Collection: Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins

Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins
A notebook and wig once belonging to the English Judge, Justice Hawkins (Henry Hawkins, 1st Baron Brampton), given to Horatio William Bottomley, Liberal MP

Background imageHawkins Collection: Treasure Isle / Jim Caught

Treasure Isle / Jim Caught
Jim Hawkins is caught by the pirates

Background imageHawkins Collection: Mammoth and Hyaena

Mammoth and Hyaena
Sheet 6 of a series of posters by Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862 showing Mammoth elephas primigenius, Hyaena spelaea, Hippopotamus major, Ursus spelaeus & Machairodus latidens. Date: circa 1862

Background imageHawkins Collection: HMS Frobisher, British heavy (armed) cruiser

HMS Frobisher, British heavy (armed) cruiser, Hawkins class. Date: circa 1930

Background imageHawkins Collection: Prehistoric Animals Cp

Prehistoric Animals Cp
Figures of extinct animals in the grounds of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham - a splendid example of Art in the service of Science

Background imageHawkins Collection: Crystal Palace Animals

Crystal Palace Animals
Visitors to the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, S.E.London, are both edified and entertained by the sculptures of prehistoric animals, created by Waterhouse Hawkins

Background imageHawkins Collection: Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N7620C

Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N7620C (ex 66260), of Hawkins and Powers, crashed near the Lyons Park Gulch trailhead, about 200 yards north of Highway 36

Background imageHawkins Collection: Lockheed SP-2H Neptune N140HP

Lockheed SP-2H Neptune N140HP (msn 726-7102, ex 140443), of Hawkins and Powers Aviation Inc.. Date: circa 2000

Background imageHawkins Collection: Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune N139HP

Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune N139HP (msn 726-7168, ex 145906), of Hawkins and Powers Aviation Inc.. Date: circa 2000

Background imageHawkins Collection: Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863-1933), novelist and playwright, formal studio portrait smoking cigarette

Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863-1933), novelist and playwright, formal studio portrait smoking cigarette. Captioned, The After-Dinner Speaker Par Excellence

Background imageHawkins Collection: John Hawkins at the Battle of San Juan de Ulua

John Hawkins at the Battle of San Juan de Ulua
John Hawkins at the Battle of San Juan de Ulloa (Ulua), part of the second Anglo-Spanish trade war, New Spain (now Veracruz, Mexico), 24 September 1568. Date: 1568

Background imageHawkins Collection: Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 - 1933), English novelist and playwright

Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 - 1933), English novelist and playwright, best known for his novel, The Prisoner of Zenda. Pictured at work in his home at Savoy Mansions in London

Background imageHawkins Collection: Fossil of an extinct crinoid or sea lily

Fossil of an extinct crinoid or sea lily. Illustration from Wilhelm Bolsches Das Leben der Urwelt, Prehistoric Life, Georg Dollheimer, Leipzig, 1932

Background imageHawkins Collection: Behind the scenes at the London Hippodrome

Behind the scenes at the London Hippodrome
Mr Hawkins, the electrical engineer in the switch-room of the London Hippodrome, which was situated behind the stage and exclusively used for lighting that part of the building. 1904

Background imageHawkins Collection: Cartoon portrait, Justice Henry Hawkins

Cartoon portrait, Justice Henry Hawkins
Cartoon portrait of Justice Henry Hawkins. Don t hang us for caricaturing you, please, Mr Justice Hawkins! Henry Hawkins, 1st Baron Brampton (1817-1907)

Background imageHawkins Collection: Timothy Marshals lock and candle extinguishers

Timothy Marshals lock and candle extinguishers
Marquis of Worcester Timothy Marshals secret escutcheon for a lock, and self-acting candle extinguishers including John Isaac Hawkins. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by J

Background imageHawkins Collection: John Isaac Hawkins patent polygraph machine or autopen

John Isaac Hawkins patent polygraph machine or autopen. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by J. Farey Jr

Background imageHawkins Collection: John Isaac Hawkins upright piano

John Isaac Hawkins upright piano
John Isaac Hawkins claviole or finger-keyed viol, an upright piano. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by J

Background imageHawkins Collection: Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC

Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC
Figaro Cartoon, Busts of the Period - Mr Hawkins QC

Background imageHawkins Collection: Hawkins defeated by the Spanish

Hawkins defeated by the Spanish
Defeat of the British, under Sir John Hawkins, by the Spanish at San Juan de Ulloa. A British ship is on fire, sinking, as men abandon ship and cling to debris. Date: 1568

Background imageHawkins Collection: General Hs Hawkins at the Battle of San Juan. Date: 6 July 1898

General Hs Hawkins at the Battle of San Juan. Date: 6 July 1898

Background imageHawkins Collection: Dinner in the Iguanodon model, Crystal Palace, Sydenham

Dinner in the Iguanodon model, Crystal Palace, Sydenham
Diners seated in a model of an Iguanodon at Crystal Palace, London. The Iguanodon was a creation of Mr. B. Waterhouse Hawkins who was constructing models of various dinosaurs in his studio at Crystal

Background imageHawkins Collection: CRYSTAL PALACE ANIMALS

CRYSTAL PALACE ANIMALS
The sculptures of prehistoric animals, created by Waterhouse Hawkins, are a notable feature of the Palace grounds. Date: circa 1854

Background imageHawkins Collection: MENAI / HAWKINS / LITHOGRAPH

MENAI / HAWKINS / LITHOGRAPH
Ships passing under the Menai Suspension and Tubular Bridge built by Thomas Telford, opened in January 1826. Date: 1852

Background imageHawkins Collection: DINING INSIDE IGUANODON 1854

DINING INSIDE IGUANODON 1854
Hawkins invities scientists to dine inside his iguanodon model at the Crystal Palace exhibition at Sydenham. Date: 1854

Background imageHawkins Collection: HMS Effingham, British heavy cruiser

HMS Effingham, British heavy cruiser
HMS Effingham (D98), British Hawkins class heavy cruiser. Date: circa 1939

Background imageHawkins Collection: Lady Margaret Scott

Lady Margaret Scott
Lady Margaret Ida Montagu Douglas Scott (13 November 1893 17 December 1976), married Admiral Sir Geoffrey Hawkins. She was the eldest of the five daughters of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch

Background imageHawkins Collection: Martha Graham and her husband, Erick Hawkins

Martha Graham and her husband, Erick Hawkins
The American modern dancer Martha Graham with her dancer-choreographer husband, Erick Hawkins, arriving at London Airport for the three-weeks season at the Piccadilly Theatre

Background imageHawkins Collection: Hawkins electric hostess trolley advertisement

Hawkins electric hostess trolley advertisement
Advertisement for the Hawkins Electric Hostess Trolley for gracious living, enabling you to entertain with dignity even when domestic help is not available

Background imageHawkins Collection: Rotherham United FC football team 1934-1935

Rotherham United FC football team 1934-1935. Back row: Ford, Curry, Hawkins, Clough, Birkitt, Heelbeck (Captain), Dickinson. Front row: Reid, Smith, Bastow, Fenoughty, Dobson. Date: 1934-1935

Background imageHawkins Collection: HMS Raleigh, British heavy cruiser, crew members

HMS Raleigh, British heavy cruiser, crew members
HMS Raleigh, British Hawkins class heavy cruiser -- three crew members on deck at Plymouth. circa 1920s

Background imageHawkins Collection: HMS Hawkins, British heavy cruiser

HMS Hawkins, British heavy cruiser
HMS Hawkins (D86), British heavy cruiser. Seen here at Saigon dockside with the crew lined up on deck. Date: circa 1920

Background imageHawkins Collection: Countess Louisa Kintore

Countess Louisa Kintore
LOUISA MADELEINE, countess of KINTORE (nee Hawkins) wife of Francis, fifth earl Date: circa 1820

Background imageHawkins Collection: Lord Howard of Effingham on the quarterdeck of the Ark Royal

Lord Howard of Effingham on the quarterdeck of the Ark Royal
Engraving of Lord Howard of Effingham, Admiral of the English Fleet, knighting some of his captains for their distinguished action in attacking the Spanish Armada



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