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Herbs Collection

Background imageHerbs Collection: Culpeper House London

Culpeper House London
Culpeper House, 21 Bruton Street, London, a picturesque Georgian house and shop front, headquarters of the Society of Herbalists, named after Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654) Date: 1960s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Advert / Masons Herb / Beer

Advert / Masons Herb / Beer
Masons Extract of Herbs for making sparkling and delicious herb beer

Background imageHerbs Collection: Samoan Women - Making Kawa-Kawa

Samoan Women - Making Kawa-Kawa. Kawakawa is one of the most distinctive Pacific native plants. It was one of the most important healing herbs in Rongoa Maori (traditional Maori medicine)

Background imageHerbs Collection: Chinese Pharmacy 1864

Chinese Pharmacy 1864
Traditional Chinese dispensaries have changed little over time. Herbs are weighed out in daily doses, and patients receive bags of herbs to last the treatment. Date: 1864

Background imageHerbs Collection: Salad herbs, plantes condimentaires pour salades

Salad herbs, plantes condimentaires pour salades. Parsley, Apium petroselinum, cicely, Myrrhis odorata, watercress, Nasturtium officinale, cress, Lepidium sativum, and summer savory

Background imageHerbs Collection: Chemist Shop C19Th

Chemist Shop C19Th
A reconstruction of an old chemist shop in the Black Country Museum

Background imageHerbs Collection: Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 3

Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 3
A selection of 10 healing plants & herbs including nettle, dandelion, chicory, fennel, peppermint & anise

Background imageHerbs Collection: Herb Gathering 1797

Herb Gathering 1797
An English country woman gathering herbs

Background imageHerbs Collection: Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW. 2 WR960 Dougal

Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW. 2 WR960 Dougal
Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WR960 Dougal, delivered to No.8 Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth on 8 June 1972 and retired in 1981

Background imageHerbs Collection: WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross

WW2 - Home Front - children from the Buckingham Gate Central School, evacuated to Handcross, West Sussex, lay out herbs in Drying shed (a converted boiler house) at Nyman s, Handcross

Background imageHerbs Collection: Japan - Spice Dealer

Japan - Spice Dealer
Spice Dealer, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Pirrie Carlisle Archive - autographs and photo

Pirrie Carlisle Archive - autographs and photo
Pirrie Carlisle Archive - two pages from an album of photographs and autographs of the Carlisle Family 1915-1938, around Britain and the continent including Polzeath Cornwall

Background imageHerbs Collection: Morocco - Chemist with his stall

Morocco - Chemist with his stall
A Native traditional practitioner of ritual medicine with a variety of dead animals, used to cure all manner of ills and ailments Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Roger Crab, English soldier, writer and vegetarian

Roger Crab, English soldier, writer and vegetarian
Roger Crab (1621-1680), English soldier, haberdasher, herbal doctor, writer and vegetarian. 17th century

Background imageHerbs Collection: Herbs, plantes condimentaires

Herbs, plantes condimentaires. Oregano or marjoram, Origanum majorana, cherry laurel, Prunus laurocerasus, rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, and fennel varieties, Foeniculum officinale

Background imageHerbs Collection: Leaf vegetables and herbs

Leaf vegetables and herbs, Herbes potageres et plantes condimenteires. Green and red basil, Ocimum basilicum, opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, thyme, Thymus vulgaris, and bay leaf, Laurus nobilis

Background imageHerbs Collection: Advert for Rowlands Macassar Oil 1890

Advert for Rowlands Macassar Oil 1890
Rowlands Macassar Oil: - Preserves and strengthens the hair, and is by far the brilliantine for the beard and moustaches; also golden colour

Background imageHerbs Collection: PLANTS / HERBS / GENERAL

PLANTS / HERBS / GENERAL
MA-KOU, a Chinese divinity who studied magical practices, and is associated with medicinal herbs Date: 1918

Background imageHerbs Collection: Gerards Herbal

Gerards Herbal
Title page from GERARDS HERBALL Date: 1633

Background imageHerbs Collection: Triple form of Hecate around a column. Ancient Greek

Triple form of Hecate around a column. Ancient Greek mythology goddess from Asia Minor and Thrace. She is associated with crossroads, fire, the Moon, magic, witchcraft

Background imageHerbs Collection: Kuwait - Fruit Seller

Kuwait - Fruit Seller Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Herbs and spices used in food in the Middle Ages

Herbs and spices used in food in the Middle Ages. Scandinavia. Medieval Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background imageHerbs Collection: Communist China - in search of herbs

Communist China - in search of herbs
People climbing a steep slope in Communist China in search of herbs for medical use. circa 1960s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Apothecary s. Ancient herbalism. Pharmacy Museum. Turku. Fi

Apothecary s. Ancient herbalism. Pharmacy Museum. Turku. Finland

Background imageHerbs Collection: Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 2

Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 2
A selection of 11 healing plants & herbs including parsley, rosemary, horsetail, birch and lungwort. Date: 1904

Background imageHerbs Collection: House, Quai aux Herbes, Gand (Ghent), Belgium

House, Quai aux Herbes, Gand (Ghent), Belgium
House on the Quai aux Herbes, Gand (Ghent), Belgium, dating back to the 16th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHerbs Collection: Les Halles Market, Paris

Les Halles Market, Paris
The salad and vegetable market stalls at Les Halles Market, Paris, France Date: 1906

Background imageHerbs Collection: Gathering wild vegetables - India

Gathering wild vegetables - India
Gathering wild vegetables (or plants, flowers or herbs) - India. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Herbs, insects and flowers. School of Mathias

Herbs, insects and flowers. School of Mathias Withoos (17th c.). Baroque art. Oil on canvas

Background imageHerbs Collection: Kitchen utensils hanging below a spice rack with mint, caraw

Kitchen utensils hanging below a spice rack with mint, caraway, thyme, and sage jars. Photo shows 6 utensils including a small pan, meat fork, icing spatula, whole and slotted spoons

Background imageHerbs Collection: Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet is a common fen plant, normally found growing amongst other tall herbs. From June to October it is covered in clumps of small, sweet- smelling white flowers. Date: 1930s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Naples, Italy - Herb Seller

Naples, Italy - Herb Seller with his lovely donkey Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHerbs Collection: Harbalist at Work

Harbalist at Work
A herbalist prepares her materials. Date: 1526

Background imageHerbs Collection: Croatia - Dalmatian National Costumes

Croatia - Dalmatian National Costumes - a couple form the coast

Background imageHerbs Collection: Advertisement for the doctor James Hallett

Advertisement for the doctor James Hallett
Undated advertisement for the " doctor" James Hallett, " the original curer of all diseases", listing all the diseases and ailments he is able to cure by herbs and ointments

Background imageHerbs Collection: Sellers at the Petticoat Lane Market, London, 1904

Sellers at the Petticoat Lane Market, London, 1904
Engraving showing some of the sellers at the Petticoat Lane market; an old lady selling herbs and vegetables and a man and his son selling offcuts, London, 1904

Background imageHerbs Collection: Heath & Heather Catalogu

Heath & Heather Catalogu
Catalogue of Heath & Heather, the largest retail herb warehouse in the world

Background imageHerbs Collection: Heath & Heather

Heath & Heather
The largest retail herb warehouse in the world - Heath & Heather, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, has a floor area of over 24, 000 superficial feet

Background imageHerbs Collection: Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 1

Healing Plants 1904 Pl. 1
A selection of 11 healing plants & herbs including camomile and rhubarb

Background imageHerbs Collection: Racial / Drum / Herb Dance

Racial / Drum / Herb Dance
Native American men & women dancing with drums and herbs

Background imageHerbs Collection: Advert / Masons Extract

Advert / Masons Extract
Masons Extract of Herbs

Background imageHerbs Collection: French Wise Woman

French Wise Woman
A French village wise woman uses her secret herbs to cure her patient

Background imageHerbs Collection: Plants Herbs

Plants Herbs
Doctor Bokanky, a street herbalist in the streets of Victorian London, offering the Kalibonca Root as a cure-all

Background imageHerbs Collection: Coronation / Herbwoman

Coronation / Herbwoman
The Kings Herbwoman, assisted by six maidens, strewed flowers and herbs in the path of the King - this picture shows Miss Fellowes at the Coronation of George IV

Background imageHerbs Collection: Native American Medicine

Native American Medicine
Various forms of healing practised by the Native Americans of Florida; herbs, infusions and smoking

Background imageHerbs Collection: Thomas / Hamlet / Liebig 5

Thomas / Hamlet / Liebig 5
Act 4 scene 2 : Ophelia has been driven mad, and distributes herbs with a commentary

Background imageHerbs Collection: Medicinal Herbs Goddess

Medicinal Herbs Goddess
MA-KOU, a Chinese divinity who studied magical practices, and is associated with medicinal herbs

Background imageHerbs Collection: Plants / Herbs / General

Plants / Herbs / General
The Chinese deity SUN SZE-MIAO, Lord of Medicinal Plants



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