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Inset Collection

Background imageInset Collection: King George V - Scenes of the British Empire

King George V - Scenes of the British Empire
One King, One Flag, One Fleet, One Empire - inset portrait of King George V (1865-1936) (1/4). Date: circa 1911

Background imageInset Collection: The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936

The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936
The Year of Three British Kings in 1936 - King George V (1865-1936), King Edward VIII (1894-1972) and finally King George VI (1895-1952). Date: 1936

Background imageInset Collection: King George V - Scenes of the British Empire

King George V - Scenes of the British Empire
One King, One Flag, One Fleet, One Empire - inset portrait of King George V (1865-1936) surrounded by images of the varied animals and wildlife of the British colonial territories (4/4)

Background imageInset Collection: Sheffield University - Portraits of Edward VI and Alexandra

Sheffield University - Portraits of Edward VI and Alexandra
Sheffield University - Inset portraits of Edward VI and Alexandra who opened the University in July, 1905. Date: 1905

Background imageInset Collection: The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card

The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card
A rather unusual Christmas Greetings postcard, featuring a World War One era soldier (serving on the Mesopotamian front) in patriotic pose before an inset view of the Landing Stage at Ahvaz - a city

Background imageInset Collection: Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
An absolutely fabulous Arab Doorway in the port town of Sidi Bou Said Tunisia, with a pair of knockers for the main decorated wooden doors (for ease of knocking when on a camel or on horseback)

Background imageInset Collection: King George V - Silver Jubilee celebration postcard

King George V - Silver Jubilee celebration postcard, featuring portraits of the King and Queen Mary and a view of Buckingham Palace, London. Date: 1935

Background imageInset Collection: The Seated Scribe. 28th-23rd c. BC. It belongs

The Seated Scribe. 28th-23rd c. BC. It belongs to the 4th or 5th dynasty. Painted limestone, glass rock eyes inset into copper. It was found in the Old Kingdom burial ground at Sakkara. Egyptian art

Background imageInset Collection: Rare Russian Postcard - Tsar Nicholas II

Rare Russian Postcard - Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) - sent from Odessa, Ukraine on 9th May 1900. Date: 1900

Background imageInset Collection: Glasgow, Scotland - Four inset scenes of the city

Glasgow, Scotland - Four inset scenes of the city: The University Building, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the King George V Bridge and George Square. Date: 1937

Background imageInset Collection: Roman Catholic church, Farm Street, Mayfair, London

Roman Catholic church, Farm Street, Mayfair, London, with an inset of Father Bernard Vaughan (1847-1922). Date: circa 1905

Background imageInset Collection: Chiropractor - Dr. A Ortman of South Dakota

Chiropractor - Dr. A Ortman of South Dakota
Chiropractor - Dr. Amon S. Ortman (1892-1956) of South Dakota, USA - Founder of the Chiropractic Hotel & Clinic - practiced between 1918 and 1956 - developed the Ortman Technique

Background imageInset Collection: WW1 - King George V - his message to the Royal Navy

WW1 - King George V - his message to the Royal Navy - The Sure Shield. The shield in the bottom left-hand corner is the Royal Navy Kings Colours. Date: circa 1914

Background imageInset Collection: Royal Navy losses in both World Wars, 1945

Royal Navy losses in both World Wars, 1945
Illustration showing the ships lost by the British Royal Navy during the Second World War (main picture) compared with those lost during the First World War (inset bottom right)

Background imageInset Collection: Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River

Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River after Battle of Isandlwana (of 22 January 1879) and honouring the graves of Lts Melville and Coghill Date: 1879

Background imageInset Collection: Aa Parmentier / P Journal

Aa Parmentier / P Journal
ANTOINE-AUGUSTIN PARMENTIER Centenary celebration of the man who introduced the potato to France

Background imageInset Collection: Waterloo Place, London - The Crimea Monument

Waterloo Place, London - The Crimea Monument
HMS Victorys Signal. The flaghoist signals used by Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805), England expects that every man will do his duty

Background imageInset Collection: Bermuda - Palms at Paget, Grasmere view and Oleanders

Bermuda - Palms at Paget, Grasmere view and Oleanders
Bermuda - with three inset leaf-shaped images depicting: Royals Palms at Paget, the view from Grasmere and Oleanders in bloom. Date: 1912

Background imageInset Collection: Proposed new Union workhouse, Gateshead

Proposed new Union workhouse, Gateshead
Birds eye view, with inset plan, of the proposed new union workhouse at Gateshead, County Durham. It was designed by Messrs Newcombe and Knowles of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and JH Morton of South Shields

Background imageInset Collection: Cambridge Eight 1911

Cambridge Eight 1911
The Cambridge Eight in Coronation Year

Background imageInset Collection: Paderewski / Petit J 1919

Paderewski / Petit J 1919
IGNACY JAN PADEREWSKI Polish pianist, composer and statesman

Background imageInset Collection: The Xinhai Revolution

The Xinhai Revolution, also known as the Chinese Revolution or the Revolution of 1911, was a revolution that overthrew Chinas last imperial dynasty (the Qing dynasty)

Background imageInset Collection: Portrait of Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

Portrait of Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (Auguste Viktoria Friederike Luise Feodora Jenny - 18581921) - the last German empress and queen of Prussia by marriage to Kaiser Wilhelm II

Background imageInset Collection: Robert Falcon Scott and his Frys Cocoa and Chocolate supply

Robert Falcon Scott and his Frys Cocoa and Chocolate supply
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageInset Collection: Railway map, Acton, Kew, Turnham Green, London

Railway map, Acton, Kew, Turnham Green, London
Railway map, Acton, Kew, South Acton & Turnham Green, London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1913

Background imageInset Collection: Railway map, Clapham Junction area, London

Railway map, Clapham Junction area, London
Railway map, Clapham Junction, Stewarts Lane, Lavender Hill and Longhedge, SW London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1912

Background imageInset Collection: Map, Surrey Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, London

Map, Surrey Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, London
Map, Surrey Commercial Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, SE London, with railway lines and junctions. 1908

Background imageInset Collection: Souvenir postcard - Jerusalem - Kaiser Wilhelm II

Souvenir postcard - Jerusalem - Kaiser Wilhelm II
Souvenir postcard from Jerusalem, Israel - with inset portrait of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. late 19th century

Background imageInset Collection: Celebrating the New Turkish Constiution - French postcard

Celebrating the New Turkish Constiution - French postcard. The Young Turk Revolution (July 1908) of the Ottoman Empire was when the Young Turks movement restored the Ottoman constitution of 1876

Background imageInset Collection: Trowbridge, Wiltshire - Mulit-scene Greetings Postcard

Trowbridge, Wiltshire - Mulit-scene Greetings Postcard, featuring inset views of: the Parish Church, River Avon at Staverton, Stallards Street and Trinity College, The Rectory and Clarendon

Background imageInset Collection: WW1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Patriotic message

WW1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Patriotic message
An inset portrait accompanies a message to the German people from Kaiser Wilhelm II a month after the start of the First World War - 26th August 1914 (the war began on 28th July 1914). Date: 1914

Background imageInset Collection: Italy, Sestri Ponente, Santuario di Nostra Signora del Gazzo

Italy, Sestri Ponente, Santuario di Nostra Signora del Gazzo
Italy - Sestri Ponente and inset view of Santuario di Nostra Signora del Gazzo (Shrine of Our Lady of Mercy) Date: 1898

Background imageInset Collection: Home of Louisa May Alcott at Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Home of Louisa May Alcott at Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) - the Home at Concord, Massachusetts, USA of the American writer. The Birthplace of the Concord School of Philosophy in 1879.. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageInset Collection: Two Old Men of Shush, Iran - WWI Xmas card

Two Old Men of Shush, Iran - WWI Xmas card
A rather unusual Christmas Greetings postcard, featuring a World War One era soldier (serving on the Mesopotamian front) in patriotic pose before an inset view of two old men of Shush - the capital

Background imageInset Collection: Coronation of Edward VII - Commemorative postcard

Coronation of Edward VII - Commemorative postcard
Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on - August 9, 1902 - The Golden State Carriage leaving Buckingham Palace - Commemorative postcard

Background imageInset Collection: Memorial postcard - King Edward VII

Memorial postcard - King Edward VII (1841-1910), with inset portrait and views of Buckingham Palace and St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Date: 1910

Background imageInset Collection: RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - an 18 carat gold and small old-cut diamond solitaire band/signet ring, slightly tapering (1/4ins)

Background imageInset Collection: HMS Princess Royal, 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron

HMS Princess Royal, 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron, with inset portraits of Admiral Jellicoe and Lord Nelson - England expects that every man this day will do his duty. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageInset Collection: Landmarks at Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside

Landmarks at Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside
Greetings from Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside - five inset views: Swiss Bridge, Boat House Park, Park Entrance, Town Hall and the Laird and Queen's Memorial. Date: 1908

Background imageInset Collection: PORTUGUESE TAKE DIU 1509

PORTUGUESE TAKE DIU 1509
A sea battle in the harbour of Diu, on the west coast of India, results in the death of Sultan Badur and Portuguese annexation. Inset : Nugno d'Acona who founds the colony. Date: 1509

Background imageInset Collection: MALTESE TOMB COVERING

MALTESE TOMB COVERING
A marble tomb cover, inset into the floor above St Paul's catacombs, Rabat. The Maltese cross has eight points, symbolising the eight beatitudes Date: 2005

Background imageInset Collection: The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany

The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany - inset illustration inside a piece of Silver Birch Tree Bark. Showing the new facade designed by Martin Haller in 1874. Date: 1900s

Background imageInset Collection: A typical group of Fanchon and Marco dancers

A typical group of Fanchon and Marco dancers and an inset of Fanchon Simon, 1929 - Fanchon was half of the famous stage producing duo Fanchon and Marco who created The Big Idea stage shows

Background imageInset Collection: Great Southern Hotel, Parknasilla, County Kerry, Ireland

Great Southern Hotel, Parknasilla, County Kerry, Ireland. Date: circa 1908

Background imageInset Collection: Insetting, Stitching and Cutting, Black & White magazine

Insetting, Stitching and Cutting, Black & White magazine
Insetting, Stitching, Cutting, Black & White magazine. 1893

Background imageInset Collection: WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - 1914

WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - 1914
WW1 - Mons and our Masterly Move - Field Marshall Sir John Frenchs Historical Dispatch explained. A pictorial map showing the famous British Expeditionary Force (BEF)

Background imageInset Collection: WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - 1914

WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - 1914
WW1 - The Enemys Eastern Frontier - The Splendid work of Russian Strategy. Pictorial map showing the strategy of Russian Commanders

Background imageInset Collection: Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London

Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London
Promotion postcard for The Pigalle, Piccadilly, London - Souvenir of the Wedding of Princess Margaret (1930-2002) to Anthony Armstrong-Jones (1930-2017) on 6th May 1960. Date: 1960



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