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Background imageIdentified Collection: Freya in her Chariot

Freya in her Chariot
In Scandinavian mythology, the Goddess of love, marriage and the dead. She was the wife of Odin, and is the counterpart of Venus, and is sometimes identified as Frigg

Background imageIdentified Collection: SAPPHO (612-545 BC). Greek poet. Womans portrait

SAPPHO (612-545 BC). Greek poet. Womans portrait with a tablet and stylus identified as Sappho. Roman art. Fresco. ITALY. Naples. National Museum of Archaeology. Proc: ITALY. Pompeii

Background imageIdentified Collection: Suffragette Militant Arrested Mary Phillips

Suffragette Militant Arrested Mary Phillips. A woman, flanked by two policemen, with mounted officer in front, is led down a London Street

Background imageIdentified Collection: Heart (Latin)

Heart (Latin)
with its various vessels identified by their latin names

Background imageIdentified Collection: A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral

A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral
George III, accompanied by the Lord Chamberlain Salisbury, inspects a gigantic pig. Salisbury announces That Pig is the Tallest Fittest Properest Pig to stand before the K[ing]

Background imageIdentified Collection: Sailing In Lincolnshire

Sailing In Lincolnshire
A photograph of three identical sailing boats on the sea, along the coast of Lincolnshire. The image is used as a promotion of the surrounding areas of a village named Woldsea

Background imageIdentified Collection: One Of My Models At Rest

One Of My Models At Rest
A portrait sketch of a lady resting on a settee, with her hand cupping her jaw, she is identified as a regular model for the artist. Date: circa 1901

Background imageIdentified Collection: Portrait Of Mademoiselle A. D

Portrait Of Mademoiselle A. D
A portrait sketch of a girl standing sideways on, looking over her left shoulder towards the viewer, identified only as Mademoiselle A. D. Date: circa 1901

Background imageIdentified Collection: Compensation

Compensation
This illustration shows two men, identified as The Husband and The Protector in conversation about a young woman. The Husband - And you think I'm gonna let her go like this

Background imageIdentified Collection: Lady Hulton

Lady Hulton
A portrait painting of Lady Hulton, a young woman wearing a lime green dress under a brown fur wrap and a number of pearl necklaces

Background imageIdentified Collection: Mrs. W. Russell Shepherd

Mrs. W. Russell Shepherd
A portrait watercolour painting of a young woman, identified as Mrs. W. Russell Shepherd, casually seated on a low surface, wearing a stripe patterned dress. Date: circa 1921

Background imageIdentified Collection: My Son

My Son
A portrait ivory painting of a young boy standing proudly, identified as the son of the artist, Bess Norriss Tait. Date: circa 1918

Background imageIdentified Collection: A British Airman

A British Airman
A portrait oil painting of a British military airman, identified as Lieut. Reginald Theodore Carlos Hoidge, a Canadian First World War flying ace, credited with 28 victories

Background imageIdentified Collection: The Sister Gonda

The Sister Gonda
A portrait illustration of an older woman, smiling pleasantly. She is possibly identified as a Sister Gonda Date: circa 1916

Background imageIdentified Collection: White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board

White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Second Class passenger and victim Henry James Beauchamp, rare Titanic lettercard written on board and posted with original one penny stamp

Background imageIdentified Collection: Noted Breviary (Fragment)

Noted Breviary (Fragment)
Leaf from a noted breviary, parchment. The text is a series of lessons based on the Gospel of John (identified passages include John 7)

Background imageIdentified Collection: Medical Text (Pietro D'Abano?) (Fragment)

Medical Text (Pietro D'Abano?) (Fragment)
Six folios from a medical text, parchment. The text has yet to be positively identified but has been suggested as Pietro D'Abano's adaptation of the Universal Canons of Johannes Mesue

Background imageIdentified Collection: John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Fragments)

John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Fragments)
Four leaves (2 bifolia) from an illuminated manuscript copy of Gower's Confessio Amantis, parchment. The text is the B version and is part of Book V

Background imageIdentified Collection: Bosnia and Herzegovina Postcard

Bosnia and Herzegovina Postcard
The card is entitled Correspondez-Karte and the countries are identified as Dopisnica. It has light brown printing on dark buff board with a printed 2.25 Nov stamp. Date: 1879

Background imageIdentified Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD/PLATE 9

BOOK OF THE DEAD/PLATE 9
1. Eleven deities and the seven gods identified with the seven stars of the constellation of the Great Bear. 2. Souls of Ra and Osiris between two Tats

Background imageIdentified Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD PLATE 7

BOOK OF THE DEAD PLATE 7
1. Ani and his wife, Tutu, playing draughts 2. Their souls above a tomb 3. Sun disk in solar mount 4. Heron identified w Osiris 5. Mummy in a shrine

Background imageIdentified Collection: London Asylum for the Deaf, Margate Branch

London Asylum for the Deaf, Margate Branch
Two children, identified as Evan Williams (with Indian clubs) and Rhoda Pippeck (with barbells), both inmates of the Margate branch of the London Asylum for the Support and Education of the Deaf

Background imageIdentified Collection: Scottish Dancers, Glasgow School for the Deaf

Scottish Dancers, Glasgow School for the Deaf
Scottish dancers from the Langside School for the Deaf, Glasgow. The girls are identified (left to right) as Mary Jamieson, Mary Allison and Mary Pratt. Date: circa 1905

Background imageIdentified Collection: James IIs plan to escape England to France is thwarted

James IIs plan to escape England to France is thwarted
James II and VII (1633-1701) - King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII discovered trying to escape England

Background imageIdentified Collection: White-Tailed Deer Date: 1948

White-Tailed Deer Date: 1948

Background imageIdentified Collection: Rocky Mountain Goat Date: 1948

Rocky Mountain Goat Date: 1948

Background imageIdentified Collection: Two Sheep Date: 1948

Two Sheep Date: 1948

Background imageIdentified Collection: C1690 BEAU (COSTUME)

C1690 BEAU (COSTUME)
A Beau of the late 17th century. This fine individual is identified as Beau Wilson. Date: circa 1690

Background imageIdentified Collection: APOLLO (BUST)

APOLLO (BUST)
As god of music, poetry, archery, prophecy and the healing arts, youd think he had enough on his plate : but he is also identified with HELIOS, the Sun-God

Background imageIdentified Collection: PAN / SILVANUS

PAN / SILVANUS
The woodland deity SILVANUS (or Sylvanus) is usually identified with the god PAN

Background imageIdentified Collection: MYTH / ATHENA / MINERVA

MYTH / ATHENA / MINERVA
Patron goddess of Athens also identified with Minerva, the Italian goddess of crafts

Background imageIdentified Collection: Edwardian lady in garden

Edwardian lady in garden identified as Edith Battersby at her home in Stockport. She was born in 1884 so would have been in her late teens at this time Date: 1902

Background imageIdentified Collection: Mercury. Roman god of trade. (identified as the Greek Hermes

Mercury. Roman god of trade. (identified as the Greek Hermes). Bronze statuette. From the Ribes Valley, Ripoll?s. Episcopal Museum. Vic. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageIdentified Collection: Sir William Dugdale 5

Sir William Dugdale 5
SIR WILLIAM DUGDALE Antiquary and author. Though this print is clearly identified, it is very different from all our other portraits of him. Date: 1605 - 1686

Background imageIdentified Collection: Suffragette Votes for Women Arrested Policemen

Suffragette Votes for Women Arrested Policemen. A woman walking with policeman either side, holding her wrists, is arrested in a street

Background imageIdentified Collection: Iraq / Al Amarah

Iraq / Al Amarah
Though clearly identified as being in Abyssinia by the printmaker, we suspect this is the town in Iraq, formerly known as Amara. The costumes are more arabic than african

Background imageIdentified Collection: Buguet Photo of Man

Buguet Photo of Man
Photo by Edouard Buguet showing a seated gentleman and a bearded visitor, identified as the spirit of John King, a pirate

Background imageIdentified Collection: Greek art. Offering to Artemis Bendis. Piraeus. 329-328 B. C

Greek art. Offering to Artemis Bendis. Piraeus. 329-328 B. C
Greek art. Offering to Artemis Bendis. Harbor of Piraeus. Greece. 329-328 B.C. Marble. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageIdentified Collection: Paranormal: William S. Marriott simulated spirit form

Paranormal: William S. Marriott simulated spirit form
The British magician William S. Marriotts simulated spirit form, which was identified as a departed loved one by many who attended his fake s顮 ces. Date: 1910

Background imageIdentified Collection: Green Man (Roxburghe)

Green Man (Roxburghe)
The traditional green man of English folklore, here identified with Robin Goodfellow Date: circa 1630

Background imageIdentified Collection: Identified, cartoon in the Tatler by Will Owen

Identified, cartoon in the Tatler by Will Owen
Black and white cartoon in the Tatler of 3rd November 1909 entitled Identified, by Will Owen. A whiskered professor is showing a photograph to very glamourous Miss Barnes of Noo York who obviously

Background imageIdentified Collection: Two men on a boat on Coniston

Two men on a boat on Coniston identified by the photographer as his friends Nelstrop on the left, and Wilson. The two men were cousins, Nelstrop being a member of the flour makers in Stockport

Background imageIdentified Collection: Edwardian yard scene in Blisworth, Northamptonshire

Edwardian yard scene in Blisworth, Northamptonshire, identified as Perkins yard by the photographer Ernest Battersby who stands at the right makingeye contact with one dog

Background imageIdentified Collection: Cottage in Blisworth, Northamptnshire

Cottage in Blisworth, Northamptnshire, not further identified but note the immaculate thatch roof and the advertisement for animal feed at the left hand end of the building

Background imageIdentified Collection: Towcester Races paddock

Towcester Races paddock dated by the photographer as 1905, the horse is not identified but an early precursor to the modern Towcester Racecourse which was not established until 1928 Date: 1905

Background imageIdentified Collection: Edwardian gentleman and his son

Edwardian gentleman and his son identified by the photographer as a Mr Cooke and his son Jack. They were visiting the Battersby family, hatmakers of Stockport

Background imageIdentified Collection: Edwardian boy

Edwardian boy identified by the photographer as Jack Cooke, visiting the Battersby family, hatmakers of Stockport. Well-dressed though he is

Background imageIdentified Collection: Edwardian gentleman

Edwardian gentleman identified by the photogrpaher just as Mr Cooke - in the garden at Strathclyde, Offerton Lane, Stockport, home of the Battersby family of hatmakers. Date: 1906



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