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Jars Collection

Background imageJars Collection: Poster design, Grimwade Fine Art Pottery, Stoke

Poster design, Grimwade Fine Art Pottery, Stoke. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: Wedding at Cana Date: 1562

Wedding at Cana Date: 1562

Background imageJars Collection: Frys Cocoa advertisement by John Hassall

Frys Cocoa advertisement by John Hassall
Advert for Frys Cocoa Powder showing two burglars, delighted to discover several jars of Frys cocoa and Frys milk chocolate in a safe. 2nd December 1908

Background imageJars Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Museum

St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Museum
A view of the medical museum at St Bartholomews Hospital in the City of London. The room is packed with shelves and display cases containing medical specimens, most of them in glass jars

Background imageJars Collection: Advert for John Pound & Co dressing case 1912

Advert for John Pound & Co dressing case 1912
Ladys real pigskin dressing case, with solid silver fittings. Advertisement John Pound & Co dressing cases. John Pound became Lord Mayor of London in 1904

Background imageJars Collection: A Korean terracotta jar / pot seller and his seated chum

A Korean terracotta jar / pot seller and his seated chum
A Korean terracotta jar/pot seller and his seated chum (smiling) Date: circa 1910

Background imageJars Collection: Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory

Victoria College, Alexandria - Chemistry Laboratory
Part of the Chemistry Laboratory at the Victoria College, Alexandria, Egypt

Background imageJars Collection: General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves

Background imageJars Collection: EMBALMING

EMBALMING
Egyptians embalming their dead with strips of fine linen smeared with gum. In the foreground there are three jars for the organs of the body

Background imageJars Collection: Advert for John Pound & Co cases 1913

Advert for John Pound & Co cases 1913
Advertisement John Pound & Co dressing cases. John Pound became Lord Mayor of London in 1904. With less time to run his business, he gave contol of the company to his two sons

Background imageJars Collection: Scientist in Metropolitan Police laboratory

Scientist in Metropolitan Police laboratory
A scientist at work in a Metropolitan Police laboratory, during the early days of forensic science. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container

Pithos (plural - pithoi) - a large ancient Greek storage container. Some very fine examples excavated from within the Minoan palace at Knossos on Crete. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: Advert, Haywards Military Pickle

Advert, Haywards Military Pickle, the great digestive. 1937

Background imageJars Collection: Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, Lewisham, London

Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, Lewisham, London. Date: circa 1908

Background imageJars Collection: Native Street Store - Maala Village, Aden, Yemen

Native Street Store - Maala Village, Aden, Yemen Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJars Collection: Tunisia - a trader in a shops in the medina of Tunis

Tunisia - a trader in a shops in the medina of Tunis
Tunisia - a fantastic photographic portrait of a trader in a shop in the medina of Tunis. Possibly a fruit seller? Date: circa 1908

Background imageJars Collection: Canary Islands - Fountain in the Plaza de Santo Domingo, Las

Canary Islands - Fountain in the Plaza de Santo Domingo, Las Palmas. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageJars Collection: Japan - Earthenware Shop

Japan - Earthenware Shop
Earthenware Shop, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: The Jar market at Gaza

The Jar market at Gaza
The jar market in Gaza is famous for its pottery, especially for its water jars which are seen stacked here. Date: 1912

Background imageJars Collection: Advert for Certo pure fruit pectin, featuring a recipe for strawberry jam. Date: 1932

Advert for Certo pure fruit pectin, featuring a recipe for strawberry jam. Date: 1932

Background imageJars Collection: Advert, s Moss, Druggist and Chemist, Cheltenham

Advert, s Moss, Druggist and Chemist, Cheltenham
Advert, s Moss, Druggist, Operative & Experimental Chemist, High Street, Cheltenham. Date: 1826

Background imageJars Collection: Canopic jars. Egypt

Canopic jars. Egypt
Egypt. Canopic jars. Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey

Background imageJars Collection: Canopic jars

Canopic jars
Polychormed canopic jars. Used by the egyptians during the mummification to preserve the viscera. British Museum. London. United Kingdom

Background imageJars Collection: Way to Increase your Greengage Jam Ration

Way to Increase your Greengage Jam Ration
Owing to the short supply of sugar, it was necessary to cut down the amount used in the jam production. Illustrated by William Heath Robinson showing inside a jam factory where every part of

Background imageJars Collection: Burial containers, Xieng Khouang, Laos

Burial containers, Xieng Khouang, Laos
Burial containers in the Plain of Jars at Xieng Khouang, Phonsavan, Laos. Thousands of these stone jars lie scattered throughout the Xieng Khouang plain in the Lao Highlands -- archaeologists believe

Background imageJars Collection: CANOPIC JAR

CANOPIC JAR
Canopic jars, from the city of Canopis, are used to store the hearts or other organs of deceased people whose bodies have been mummified. Date: BCE

Background imageJars Collection: Comic Postcard - Improvements on Nature - Hair and Make-up (rouge, enamel, violet powder)

Comic Postcard - Improvements on Nature - Hair and Make-up (rouge, enamel, violet powder)
Comic Postcard - Improvements on Nature - Hair and Make-up (rouge, enamel, violet powder, a corset and a wig) - everything needed to transform ones appearance.. Date: 1910

Background imageJars Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy and shopkeeper Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boy and shopkeeper Date: 20th century

Background imageJars Collection: American Advertising card for Thurbers Fruit Preserves and Jellies. Date: circa 1890

American Advertising card for Thurbers Fruit Preserves and Jellies. Date: circa 1890

Background imageJars Collection: Late 19th century photograph: People with water jars, Public well, fountain, Cordoba

Late 19th century photograph: People with water jars, Public well, fountain, Cordoba, Spain

Background imageJars Collection: Water carriers with jars, Cairo, Egypt

Water carriers with jars, Cairo, Egypt. Vintage 19th century photograph

Background imageJars Collection: Advert, Thermos Ice Cream Jars

Advert, Thermos Ice Cream Jars. 1923

Background imageJars Collection: Poster, Fly to Africa and the Middle East by BOAC

Poster, Fly to Africa and the Middle East by BOAC. 1959

Background imageJars Collection: Young Irish women carrying water jars, County Cork

Young Irish women carrying water jars, County Cork. Date: 1842

Background imageJars Collection: Marie de Gournay, French writer

Marie de Gournay, French writer
Marie le Jars, Lady Gournay, writer and editor of Montaigne, 1566-1645. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres gallery portfolio X 12 from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul

Background imageJars Collection: The Jam Cupboard

The Jam Cupboard
Line drawing of a cupboard, shelves groaning with an assortment of jars containing homemade jam. Date: c. 1930

Background imageJars Collection: Gourmet kitchen

Gourmet kitchen. early 19th century

Background imageJars Collection: Boy kneeling on the floor sorting out some glass jars

Boy kneeling on the floor sorting out some glass jars
Boy kneeling on the floor in a dining room, sorting out some glass jars. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageJars Collection: Bluebird, kingfisher and jar on a greetings card

Bluebird, kingfisher and jar on a greetings card -- Triple Extract of Good Wishes. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: New Year card in the shape of a jar

New Year card in the shape of a jar. (1 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageJars Collection: Placing jam jar on a shelf

Placing jam jar on a shelf
Cook placing jars of jam and preserves on kitchen shelves. Illustration from the Womans Home Companion July 1923. Artist anon. Date: 1923

Background imageJars Collection: Street scene in Palma de Majorca, Majorca, Spain

Street scene in Palma de Majorca, Majorca, Spain. Date: circa 1920

Background imageJars Collection: Servant girl with water jar, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Servant girl with water jar, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageJars Collection: American cruise ships lounge

American cruise ships lounge. Date: late 1920s

Background imageJars Collection: Richards Wagner (1813 - 1883) German composers widow Cosima

Richards Wagner (1813 - 1883) German composers widow Cosima and son Siegfried sell potions of his operas in their grocers shop

Background imageJars Collection: India - Puducherry District - Village Fountain

India - Puducherry District - Village Fountain Date: circa 1909

Background imageJars Collection: Arab Women carrying large Amphorae - Cairo, Egypt

Arab Women carrying large Amphorae - Cairo, Egypt
Arab Women carrying large water Amphorae - Cairo, Egypt. Date: 1904

Background imageJars Collection: INTERIOR OF MOBILE SHOP

INTERIOR OF MOBILE SHOP
Interior of mobile grocer shop van with shelves stacked with tins, packets and jars Date: 1950s



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