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Lesson Collection

Background imageLesson Collection: A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire

A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire
Professor M. Delisse tutors a quartet of trombone players

Background imageLesson Collection: Thylacine, Thylacinus cynocephalus. Extinct

Thylacine, Thylacinus cynocephalus. Extinct
Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger, Thylacinus cynocephalus (Thylacinus harrisii). Extinct. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageLesson Collection: Cartoon / Zulu War / Punch

Cartoon / Zulu War / Punch
A LESSON Punch comment on the British defeat; the lesson - despise not your enemy

Background imageLesson Collection: Piano teacher and pupil, 1915

Piano teacher and pupil, 1915
Teacher: What does ff mean? Child(learning military march): Fump! Fump! Date: 1915

Background imageLesson Collection: Apprentice Engineers

Apprentice Engineers
Apprentices at an Engineering training school in Leeds. Date: 1968

Background imageLesson Collection: Horn Lesson in a Wine Cellar

Horn Lesson in a Wine Cellar
A group of gentlemen and a small boy congregate in a wine cellar to practice playing the horn whilst enjoying a drink or two (non-alcoholic for the small boy of course)

Background imageLesson Collection: An Early lesson of Marching

An Early lesson of Marching

Background imageLesson Collection: The happy Mother: a dancing class

The happy Mother: a dancing class
A mother giving her daughter over encouragement while she is dancing. Date: 1930

Background imageLesson Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Native School

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Native School. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLesson Collection: Lesson Time by Muriel Dawson

Lesson Time by Muriel Dawson
A sweet child in an embroidered smock dress studiously writes upon a slate

Background imageLesson Collection: Pe Class / Melton Mobray

Pe Class / Melton Mobray
Physical Exercise - Fitness class in progress at Sarson School for Girls, Melton Mowbray

Background imageLesson Collection: Learning to Lunge 1930S

Learning to Lunge 1930S
A group of children have a fencing lesson and watch the teacher carefully as she demontrates how to lunge!

Background imageLesson Collection: Teddy bears in a classroom

Teddy bears in a classroom having a music lesson. They sing at their desks while their teacher plays the violin. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageLesson Collection: Physalia pelagica, Portugese-man-of-war

Physalia pelagica, Portugese-man-of-war
Illustration by Rene Primevcre Lesson from Voyage of the Coquille (1826-1338)

Background imageLesson Collection: Chemistry Lesson

Chemistry Lesson
A male teacher leans over a group of schoolboys as he explains something to them during a Chemistry lesson at Nuffield Junior School, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageLesson Collection: First Lesson in the Goose Step

First Lesson in the Goose Step
A small scrawny goose leading Germen troops, in a goose-stepping lesson. Heath Robinson produced a large number of drawings for the Sketch during World War I

Background imageLesson Collection: Astronomical Umbrella

Astronomical Umbrella
Teacher using an umbrella to demonstrate the position of the stars to a group of schoolboys

Background imageLesson Collection: Green-throated carib, Eulampis holosericeus. Male adult

Green-throated carib, Eulampis holosericeus. Male adult
Green-throated carib, Eulampis holosericeus (Trochilus holosericeus). Male adult. Handcolored steel engraving by Coutant after an illustration by Jean-Gabriel Pretre from Rene Primevere Lessons

Background imageLesson Collection: West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, and dugong, Dugong dugon. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageLesson Collection: A lesson in perspective

A lesson in perspective. Illustration shows a perspective view with the Eye of the Law at the vanishing point where the little ones shield the more important figures in the foreground; from small to

Background imageLesson Collection: Millinery Class

Millinery Class
Schoolgirls at a London County Council School learning hat- making in a millinery class. Date: early 1930s

Background imageLesson Collection: Greek Dancing Lesson

Greek Dancing Lesson
A dancing lesson : a woman instructs a young girl

Background imageLesson Collection: White Girl in India 1901

White Girl in India 1901
A little white girl gives a scripture lesson to an Asian woman, with the aid of an illustrated bible

Background imageLesson Collection: Lesson in Agriculture

Lesson in Agriculture
A group of farmworkers receive instruction in agricultural methods

Background imageLesson Collection: Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India

Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India
C. E. Z. (Church of England Zenana Missionary Society) Deaf and Dumb School, Palamcottah (now Palayamkottai in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu), India. Deaf and Dumb children learning to talk

Background imageLesson Collection: Buru flying dragon, Draco lineatus (Draco viridis)

Buru flying dragon, Draco lineatus (Draco viridis). Dragon de Bourou, Draco Bourouniensis, after an illustration by Rene-Primevere Lesson

Background imageLesson Collection: Sombre hummingbird, Aphantochroa cirrochloris

Sombre hummingbird, Aphantochroa cirrochloris (Ornismya simplex, Trochilus cirrochloris), albino variety. Handcolored steel engraving by Coutant after an illustration by Jean-Gabriel Pretre from Rene

Background imageLesson Collection: Great blue turaco, Corythaeola cristata

Great blue turaco, Corythaeola cristata. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageLesson Collection: An archerery lesson, Victorian period

An archerery lesson, Victorian period

Background imageLesson Collection: Woodworking class, Victorian period

Woodworking class, Victorian period

Background imageLesson Collection: Bagpipe lesson, Scotland

Bagpipe lesson, Scotland

Background imageLesson Collection: The first lesson - Victorian period

The first lesson - Victorian period

Background imageLesson Collection: Lesson Hour at Bulak, Egypt

Lesson Hour at Bulak, Egypt Date: 1898

Background imageLesson Collection: Alican Land, We Have All Had A Lesson

Alican Land, We Have All Had A Lesson
A WW2 children's story book illustration from The Story Of Alican Land, written by Joan Hunt. The image depicts a gathering of Alican Land animals, listening to the Prime Minister's speech

Background imageLesson Collection: The Astronomy Lesson

The Astronomy Lesson
This oil painting portrays a young lady wearing a pink dress, looking out at the starry, night sky through a telescope from a seated position, aided by an astronomer behind her. Date: circa 1923

Background imageLesson Collection: Cinemategolf

Cinemategolf, the latest in golf tuition. A pupil at the Portman School of Golf has her strokes filmed while receiving a lesson. Date: 1933

Background imageLesson Collection: Helen Hicks and Eleanor Holm

Helen Hicks and Eleanor Holm
American golfer Helen Hicks Harb (1911-1974) giving a lesson to swimmer Eleanor Holm (1913-2004) on Long Island. Date: 1931

Background imageLesson Collection: Caricature illustration by G F Studdy, of dog on leash and boy being tipped out of bath tub with

Caricature illustration by G F Studdy, of dog on leash and boy being tipped out of bath tub with water. Captioned, The Swimming Lesson'

Background imageLesson Collection: Grandmother giving little girl a knitting lesson

Grandmother giving little girl a knitting lesson Date: 19th century

Background imageLesson Collection: Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, originally a private enterprise with women teachers

Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, originally a private enterprise with women teachers, closed to men. Date: 1907

Background imageLesson Collection: Teaching Mothers to Care for their Infants 1907

Teaching Mothers to Care for their Infants 1907
In a parish in St. Pancras, Battersea, poor mothers being taught how to care for their infants. Date: 1907

Background imageLesson Collection: Prepare for the Holidays by William Heath Robinson

Prepare for the Holidays by William Heath Robinson
A man learning how to swim without water by correspondence from a college by letter. Date: 1919

Background imageLesson Collection: Drawing lesson, Fyfield Residential Open Air School, Essex

Drawing lesson, Fyfield Residential Open Air School, Essex
Drawing lesson at Fyfield Residential Open Air School, Essex Date: 1935

Background imageLesson Collection: Piano Lesson

Piano Lesson
Ellen et sa Grandmere. From a drypoint by Paul Helleu (1859-1927). A French oil painter, pastel artist, drypoint etcher, and designer

Background imageLesson Collection: Time for Lessons

Time for Lessons
The Lesson. Mother teaching her child to read

Background imageLesson Collection: Clarnico

Clarnico
The Clarnico Lesson. Advertisement postcard for Clarnico sweets with a girl and her dog. Date: circa 1920

Background imageLesson Collection: Nurse showing a baby to an old man and woman

Nurse showing a baby to an old man and woman
Nurse showing a baby to old man and woman seated in front of a fireplace in a parlour, while the young mother and her daughters enter

Background imageLesson Collection: English gentleman being shown into a drawing room

English gentleman being shown into a drawing room for a musical night, 19th century. Facey Romford in tweeds playing the flute, Cassandra Cleoptra holding a music score. Mr



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