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Knee Collection

Background imageKnee Collection: Louis Wain, Daddy Cat - with two kittens

Louis Wain, Daddy Cat - with two kittens. circa 1910s

Background imageKnee Collection: Sir Edward Elgar

Sir Edward Elgar
Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (1857-1934), English composer. He composed oratorios, chamber music, symphonies, instrumental concertos, and songs

Background imageKnee Collection: Advert for Gorringes womens dyed fox collar coat 1937

Advert for Gorringes womens dyed fox collar coat 1937
Furness. Original coat in fancy weave woolen with handsome collar and flounce of dyed fox. Date: 1937

Background imageKnee Collection: Diagram of the bones of the right leg and hip

Diagram of the bones of the right leg and hip
Diagram of the bones of the right leg, showing the joint with the pelvis at the hip

Background imageKnee Collection: Kaufmann Lady Cycle Troupe

Kaufmann Lady Cycle Troupe refined trick cyclists. One bicycle in photograph with the lady cyclists wearing ruched shorts to the knee, long sleeved blouses, tights and flat shoes

Background imageKnee Collection: 2nd Regiment of Life Guards

2nd Regiment of Life Guards
A group of 2nd Regiment of Life Guards, was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry. Date: 1894

Background imageKnee Collection: Ice Skating Women 1899

Ice Skating Women 1899
Grey & white fur trim with wrap over jacket bodice, gored skirt decorated just below knee level. Blue costume with brown fur trim, red blouse, jacket with striped revers. Date: 1899

Background imageKnee Collection: Hands Full. Southbank Middlesbrough 1970s

Hands Full. Southbank Middlesbrough 1970s 1970s

Background imageKnee Collection: Marthe Carpentier boxer born 1893

Marthe Carpentier boxer born 1893
Marthe Carpentier French boxer. On 8th March 1914 she won a bout against Lucie Warner from England for the world female title

Background imageKnee Collection: Young Algerian Mother breastfeeding her infant

Young Algerian Mother breastfeeding her infant. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageKnee Collection: French Tailors C18Th

French Tailors C18Th
An elegant Frenchman has a fitting for a new coat. A tailor, down on one knee, makes some adjustments. Another, sewing buttons, sits cross legged on a bench

Background imageKnee Collection: Tango craze: The Girl on the Film, 1913

Tango craze: The Girl on the Film, 1913
A front cover from The Sketch, 1913, showing Mr. George Grossmith(1874 6 June 1935) and Miss Kitty Mason knee to knee at The Gaiety Theatre, for " The Girl on the Film". 1913

Background imageKnee Collection: Doctor Examines a Child

Doctor Examines a Child
A mother takes her little girl to a female doctor for a routine examination. She sits on the doctors knee

Background imageKnee Collection: The Forest Lovers / Hewlet

The Forest Lovers / Hewlet
A medieval Knight, with his young lover, gets down on one knee

Background imageKnee Collection: Frocks and thrills: Gowns and headdresses from Paris 1913

Frocks and thrills: Gowns and headdresses from Paris 1913
Women models wearing a selection of different style evening wear, including the lamp-shade skirt, Turkish trousers, low scaft-belt cloak and the knee skirt. 1913

Background imageKnee Collection: Advert for Gorringes womens wool lace for coats 1937

Advert for Gorringes womens wool lace for coats 1937
Dainty unlined coat of wool lace. 1937

Background imageKnee Collection: Male Type / Bowness C1850S

Male Type / Bowness C1850S
Man wearing a tweed lounge suit consisting of a lounging jacket, waistcaot & trousers all of the same fabric. He holds a straw boater across his knee

Background imageKnee Collection: Malvina Dunreath music hall singer and long boot dancer

Malvina Dunreath music hall singer and long boot dancer. In costume, wearing ?little girl? knee length white dress with full skirt. Hair in long plaits with large bow

Background imageKnee Collection: Daisy Jerome music hall mimic, comic singer and dancer

Daisy Jerome music hall mimic, comic singer and dancer
Daisy Jerome music hall mimic, toe dancer and wooden shoe dancer. A comic singer with a reputation for sauciness. Here depicted in a toe dancing pose wearing ballet shoes

Background imageKnee Collection: Herculine strongwoman

Herculine strongwoman
Herculine, known as the female Samson as she lifted weights by her hair. Hooks can be seen in this photograph attached to her hair

Background imageKnee Collection: Sisters Warwick music hall trick cyclists

Sisters Warwick music hall trick cyclists
The Sisters Warwick music hall trick and acrobatic cyclists. Five women dressed in knee length full white skirts with short white jackets, large hats with decorative veiling and flat shoes

Background imageKnee Collection: Megalomania

Megalomania
A portrait illustration of a large lady wearing a white dress and a yellow hat with orange floral decoration, looking down at a child acting older than his age, as he smokes a cigar at her knee

Background imageKnee Collection: Le Messager De Cupidon

Le Messager De Cupidon
This illustration, titled Cupid's Messenger, portrays a seated man, with his wife sat on his knee in a dining room, routing through his mail bag. Date: circa 1901

Background imageKnee Collection: Study For Bather

Study For Bather
A sketch study of a bathing woman seen from behind, knelt on one knee. Date: 1918

Background imageKnee Collection: Girl and Spinning Wheel

Girl and Spinning Wheel
A portrait painting of a seated young woman, clutching her knee, beside a spinning wheel. Date: circa 1916

Background imageKnee Collection: Suspense

Suspense
This painting depicts a girl, eagerly sat on a chair in a living room, with her arms clutching her knee, facing towards a fire surround and looking upwards. Date: circa 1918

Background imageKnee Collection: Royal Doulton Advertisement

Royal Doulton Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Royal Doulton, showing a figurine made by Charles John Noke. A mortal on the knee of the Gods. Date: circa 1921

Background imageKnee Collection: Types ofantique armour

Types ofantique armour
Types of antique armour - 1. roundel (shield), 2. target, 3. lead mallet used by archers, 4. iron mace used by cavalry, 5. black bill in armoury of Canterbury Town Hall, 6

Background imageKnee Collection: Dame Edna Everage and Larry Hagman on a chat show

Dame Edna Everage and Larry Hagman on a chat show
Comic personality, Melbourne housewife and superstar (or gigastar) Dame Edna Everage (played by the Australian comedian Barry Humphries, b 1934) with the American actor Larry Hagman (b 1931)

Background imageKnee Collection: Advert, Surgical Hosiery Co Ltd, Nottingham

Advert, Surgical Hosiery Co Ltd, Nottingham
Advert, Surgical Hosiery Co Ltd, Russell Street, Nottingham - manufacturers of elastic knee caps, anklets (plain, felted or padded), jock straps, suspenders etc. for all athletes Date: 1933

Background imageKnee Collection: Bombas Big Brother. Emperor of Russia: 'They shan t take away his playthings

Bombas Big Brother. Emperor of Russia: "They shan t take away his playthings
Bombas Big Brother. Emperor of Russia: " They shan t take away his playthings, that they shan t." Ferdinand II (1810-1859), King of the Two Sicilies

Background imageKnee Collection: Victorian scrap, Robinson Crusoe tells his story

Victorian scrap, Robinson Crusoe tells his story
Victorian scrap, Robinson Crusoe as an old man tells his story to his grandchildren

Background imageKnee Collection: Boy and girl dancing

Boy and girl dancing
Boy in a blue suit and knee length breeches dancing with a girl in a blue dress. Artist: Ellen Jessie Andrews Date: 1904

Background imageKnee Collection: Victorian scrap, black musician with violin

Victorian scrap, black musician with violin. 19th century

Background imageKnee Collection: Brilliant Fashions for the Little Season, 1926

Brilliant Fashions for the Little Season, 1926
Smartly dressed members of London society leaving the theatre on a night out. The women wear the knee length tubular dresses that were to epitomise 1920s fashion

Background imageKnee Collection: Figures representing Aztec kings of Mexico

Figures representing Aztec kings of Mexico. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1843

Background imageKnee Collection: 18th century surgical knee pad and dislocation machine

18th century surgical knee pad and dislocation machine
18th century surgical knee pad in place on a leg 1, Jean Louis Petits machine for dislocated joints 2-5. Copperplate engraving by Robert Benard from Denis Diderots Encyclopedia, Pellet, Geneva, 1779

Background imageKnee Collection: 18th century knee pad 1, slipper 2, winch 3 and key 4

18th century knee pad 1, slipper 2, winch 3 and key 4. Copperplate engraving by Robert Benard from Denis Diderots Encyclopedia, Pellet, Geneva, 1779

Background imageKnee Collection: Effigy of Ulrich Landschaden, Heidelberg, 1369

Effigy of Ulrich Landschaden, Heidelberg, 1369. Knight in suit of chainmail with tight cote-hardie or jupon, moveable nasal bascinet, gauntlets, knee armour and chest chain

Background imageKnee Collection: Advert for Goochs childrens spring coats 1923

Advert for Goochs childrens spring coats 1923
Selection of kids spring coats for spring 1923. Date: 1923

Background imageKnee Collection: Cartier Visits Hochelaga

Cartier Visits Hochelaga
A man bends on one knee with his hands outstretched, with various French soldiers standing is armour behind him. From his place of focus, and lack of armour, this could be Jacques Cartier

Background imageKnee Collection: Boy and a toy horse

Boy and a toy horse - Young boy on nursemaids knee playing with his wooden horse. Artist: Millicent Sowerby Date: circa 1920

Background imageKnee Collection: The Sleeping Beauty Date: 1911

The Sleeping Beauty Date: 1911

Background imageKnee Collection: 10938133

10938133
Knight in armour from the 15th century with heraldic shield and helmet.. Gravestone of Peter von Stettenberg, died 1441. Details of the armour fastenings at the knee and ankle

Background imageKnee Collection: Oldest lace-worker in bucks 1904

Oldest lace-worker in bucks 1904
Old lady sitting with a pillow with bobbins and pins. Date: 1904

Background imageKnee Collection: OUTDOOR GIRLS 1832

OUTDOOR GIRLS 1832
Girls: white knee-length dress ornamented with tucks, black velvet spencer with imbecile sleeves, pantalettes, pelerine with vandykes; red & black plaid mantle with a cape. Date: 1832

Background imageKnee Collection: CHILD PRAYS / MOTHER C1860

CHILD PRAYS / MOTHER C1860
A boy kneels in prayer at his mothers knee. Date: circa 1860

Background imageKnee Collection: AMERICAN KIDS 1927

AMERICAN KIDS 1927
Two smartly dressed youngsters from an American farming region - he in plus-fours, lounging jacket & tie, she in a simple dress and knee-length socks : good muscles, too. Date: 1927



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