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Humphrey Collection

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire

Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire
View of Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, at Digswell, Hertfordshire, with a host of golden daffodils in the foreground. The house was built in the 17th century

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to

Eleanor Cobham (c. 1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to
Eleanor Cobham (c.1400 - 1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to help her husband Humphrey to the throne, does public penance in the streets of London. Date: 13th November 1441

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Lancashire, England. Date: 1922

Humphrey Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Lancashire, England. Date: 1922

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Cornwall, England - Black Humphrey Rock and Porth Island

Cornwall, England - Black Humphrey Rock and Porth Island, Porth. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Scotts Bunker, Polygon Wood, Belgium

Scotts Bunker, Polygon Wood, Belgium
The bunker is just behind the New Zealand National Memorial, though one needs to climb a small wall to visit it from there

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention

Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention of Dancing Masters of America on 23rd August 1927. Doris Humphrey (top left) of the Denishawn dancers in New York

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Advert for the Denishawn Summer camp at Westport Connecticut

Advert for the Denishawn Summer camp at Westport Connecticut, 1928 led by Ted Shawn with Hazel Krans, Ernestine Day, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman Date: 1928

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Greenwich Palace

Greenwich Palace
The Palace of Placentia, also known as Greenwich Palace, was an English royal residence that was initially built by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, in 1443

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Gilbert in Newfoundland

Humphrey Gilbert in Newfoundland
Sir Humphrey Gilbert reading out his commission at Newfoundland, where he took possession of the surrounding lands and fishing waters in the name of the British crown

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Cinema Actors and Directors

Cinema Actors and Directors
Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, Hitchcock, Michael Caine, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Clarke Gable, Steve McQueen, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Woody Allen - Cinema

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Joyous Days. Rie Cramer

Joyous Days. Rie Cramer. Susan sits at the mirror. From postcard series Joyous Days published by Humphrey Milford. Date: 1922

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Girl Hangs Duds on Line Date: 1896

Girl Hangs Duds on Line Date: 1896

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, public penance London

Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, public penance London
Eleanor Cobham(c.1400-1452), Duchess of Gloucester, accused of practising magic to help her husband Humphrey to the throne, does public penance in the streets of London. Date: 13th November 1441

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Surrealist exhibition at the New Burlington Galleries

Surrealist exhibition at the New Burlington Galleries
The International Surrealist exhibition at the New Burlington Galleries. Photographs shows Andre Breton, the leader of the Surrealist movement

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Jack-in-the-Box

Jack-in-the-Box
Childrens book cover published by Humphrey Milford Date: circa 1920

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphreys Print Shop, London

Humphreys Print Shop, London
Mrs Humphreys print shop in St James Street, London, where Gillrays latest prints were displayed

Background imageHumphrey Collection: George Mogridge, English writer

George Mogridge, English writer
George Mogridge (1787-1854), prolific English writer, poet and childrens author, also known as Old Humphrey. circa 1850s

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Girls in sunbonnets

Girls in sunbonnets
Childrens postcard illustration of young girls dressed in 1920s fashion wearing sunbonnets, fishing in a pool. Date: 1928

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Two women police officers at Hammersmith, London

Two women police officers at Hammersmith, London
Two women police officers (Sylvia King and Sylvia Humphrey, one of them in plain clothes) at Hammersmith Police Station, West London, with a male sergeant sitting at a desk. Date: 1952

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Chetham

Humphrey Chetham
HUMPHREY CHETHAM Merchant, founder of the Chetham Hospital, Manchester. Date: 1580 - 1653

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart (1899 - 1957), American screen and stage actor whose performances in 1940s

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Death of Humph Gilbert

Death of Humph Gilbert
SIR HUMPHREY GILBERT is drowned in a storm off the Azores Date: 1539 - 1583

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Wanley - R Grave

Humphrey Wanley - R Grave
Humphrey Wanley (1672 - 1726) Antiquary and librarian

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Sir Humphrey Gilbert

Sir Humphrey Gilbert
SIR HUMPHREY GILBERT Navigator. Date: 1539 - 1583

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Cover design, Master Humphreys Clock

Cover design, Master Humphreys Clock, a weekly periodical edited and written by Charles Dickens, published from 4 April 1840 to 4 December 1841

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Young boy with pet dogs

Young boy with pet dogs
Pub: Humphrey Milford, Postcards for the Little Ones. Chums series. Artist:Eileen Hood Date: 1922

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, The Bobtail Puppy Book

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, The Bobtail Puppy Book. Date: 1914

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Desdemona

Desdemona
Pub: Humphrey Milford, Postcards for the Little Ones. Shakespeares Heroines series. Desdemona from Othello. Artist: Amy Millicent Sowerby Date: 1922

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, The Great Adventure

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, The Great Adventure, showing a rabbit eating an orange. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Us

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Us, showing Pat Leslie and her pet dog Smut, a Scots terrier. Date: 1922

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Cock-O-Lorum

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Cock-O-Lorum. Showing a proud cockerel conducting a roll call of all his hens, and finding the independently-minded Hetty missing. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Rough and Tumble

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Rough and Tumble, showing two Scots terriers, one white (Rough) and one black (Tumble), playing with their masters slipper. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHumphrey Collection: First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Cock-O-Lorum

First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Cock-O-Lorum The Great, in the Letter Book Series. It is in Aldins own handwriting, with his home address at the top: The Kennels, Purley, near Reading. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, White Rabbit

First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, White Rabbit, in the Letter Book Series. It is in Aldins own handwriting, with his home address at the top: The Kennels, Purley, near Reading. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Ugly Duckling

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Ugly Duckling, in the Letter Book Series. Showing three yellow ducklings with their foster mother, an old white hen. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Ugly Duckling

First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Ugly Duckling, in the Letter Book Series. It is in Aldins own handwriting, with his home address at the top: The Kennels, Purley, near Reading. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Illustrations by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy

Illustrations by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy
Two illustrated pages, with handwritten text, by Cecil Aldin, in Black Billy, in the Letter Book Series. Showing Black Billy chasing a cockerel and taking a large bone from his brother Peter

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy, in the Letter Book Series. Showing Black Billy feeling rather pleased that he is the only black puppy in a litter of four

Background imageHumphrey Collection: First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy

First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Black Billy, in the Letter Book Series. It is in Aldins own handwriting, with his home address at the top: The Kennels, Purley, near Reading. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss. Showing a white kitten being put in a basket, ready to be given away. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss

First page of a book by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss, in the Letter Book Series. It is in Aldins own handwriting, with his home address at the top: The Kennels, Purley, near Reading. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Puss Puss, in the Letter Book Series. Showing a white kitten with a saucer of milk. Date: 1921

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Rodeo at Victor, Colorado, USA

Rodeo at Victor, Colorado, USA, showing Abe Humphrey of Cripple Creek riding Skyscraper. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Wanley

Humphrey Wanley
HUMPHREY WANLEY antiquary and librarian Date: 1672 - 1726

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Repton

Humphrey Repton
HUMPHREY REPTON architect and garden-planner Date: 1752 - 1818

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Humphrey Prideaux

Humphrey Prideaux
HUMPHREY PRIDEAUX Churchman and oriental scholar Date: 1648 - 1724

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Laurence Humphrey

Laurence Humphrey
LAURENCE HUMPHREY Churchman, biographer, president of Magdalen college, Oxford, dean of Winchester. Date: 1527 - 1590

Background imageHumphrey Collection: Salusbury Pryce Humphrey

Salusbury Pryce Humphrey
SALUSBURY PRYCE HUMPHREYS Captain in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. A striking face - a good model for a naval hero ! Date: circa 1812



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