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Background imageMarks Collection: Turin Shroud 1934

Turin Shroud 1934
The first photograph of the Shroud : the image is revealed more strongly in the negative. Water stains and fold marks also appear

Background imageMarks Collection: Fortuna by Ernest Board

Fortuna by Ernest Board
Painting depicting a blindfolded woman playing a fateful game of cards. Date: 1911

Background imageMarks Collection: 1923 German Hyperinflation

1923 German Hyperinflation
A boy and men with a pile of useless Deutsch mark banknotes as hyperinflation hits Germany in 1923

Background imageMarks Collection: Coventry Shopping Centre

Coventry Shopping Centre
The rather stark modern shopping centre in Coventry with shoppers going about their business at British Home Stores or Marks and Spencer; Coventry Cathedral can be seen Date: 1960s

Background imageMarks Collection: German Student Duel / 1880

German Student Duel / 1880
A German students duel at Gottingen. The Mensur, as practised by German fraternities, is a fast yet rarely-lethal affair with cuts accepted as marks of honour

Background imageMarks Collection: St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy

St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy
Basilica Di San Marco and the Campanile in the Piazza San Marco (St. Marks Square) in Venice, Italy circa 2008

Background imageMarks Collection: Muffed Flying Tumblers, Pigeons

Muffed Flying Tumblers, Pigeons
A portrait of four sub-variants of the Flying Tumbler pigeon breed. The Flying Tumblers shown is the Black Rose-Wing, the Red Rose-Wing, the Red-Badge and the Black Saddle

Background imageMarks Collection: Marks & Spencer Front

Marks & Spencer Front
The elegant shop front of a branch of Marks & Spencer Ltd. Date: circa 1910

Background imageMarks Collection: Collapse of the Campanile in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy

Collapse of the Campanile in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy
A photo-montage re-creation of the dramatic collapse of the Campanile in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy on 14th July 1902 Date: 1902

Background imageMarks Collection: 50000000000 Mark note

50000000000 Mark note
The hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic 1921-1923. Front of a Banknote on 50 000 000 000 Mark edited iat Hamburg 1/11 1923. Date: 1921-1923

Background imageMarks Collection: The racehorse Godiva in 1940

The racehorse Godiva in 1940
Godiva, a daughter of Hyperion and Carpet Slipper, with D.Marks in the saddle and W.R. Jarvis, her trainer on the left

Background imageMarks Collection: Bevis Marks Synagogue, London, 1889

Bevis Marks Synagogue, London, 1889
Engraving showing the interior of Bevis Marks Synagogue, London, c.1889. Bevis Marks was the first synagogue to be built, after the restoration, by Spanish and Portuguese Jews in Britain in 1701

Background imageMarks Collection: Workmen begin the job of dismantling the Boeing mock-up

Workmen begin the job of dismantling the Boeing mock-up of its SST 12/20. Marks Morrison, a Nebraska junk dealer, bought the model of the billion-dollar project at auction for $31, 000

Background imageMarks Collection: Client: John Marks - Model: Celia Hammond

Client: John Marks - Model: Celia Hammond - shoot date: April 13, 1965 Date: 1965

Background imageMarks Collection: The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Express shoot

The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Express shoot
The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Victor Russell, Malcolm Peters, David Silverman, Ralph Bloomberg, Stephen Mono, Colin Radin, John Tyoran, Norman Hildebrand

Background imageMarks Collection: The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Express shoot

The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Express shoot
The Associated Fashion Designers of London - Victor Russell, Malcolm Peters, David Silverman, Ralph Bloomberg, Stephen Mono, Colin Radin, John Tyoran, Norman Hildebrand

Background imageMarks Collection: Music cover, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Music cover, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, by Johnny Marks. 1949

Background imageMarks Collection: Tourists feeding pigeons in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy

Tourists feeding pigeons in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy
Vintage 19th century photograph: Vintage 19th century photograph: Tourists feeding pigeons in St Marks Square, Venice, Italy

Background imageMarks Collection: Facade of St. Marks Basilica, Venice, 1823

Facade of St. Marks Basilica, Venice, 1823. Facciata di S. Marco in Venezia. After Seroux d Agincourts Architecture, 1823

Background imageMarks Collection: Architectural details of St. Marks Basilica Venice, 1823

Architectural details of St. Marks Basilica Venice, 1823. Section through the church, plan, carved capitals, columns, etc. Spaccato della Chiesa di S. Marco in Venezia. Facade of St

Background imageMarks Collection: Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant

Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant
The restaurant has a small but interesting museum which is concerned with the activities nearby, including the St Sixtus Abbey

Background imageMarks Collection: Marks & Spencer, Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire - Bus stop

Marks & Spencer, Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire - Bus stop. Date: 1980s

Background imageMarks Collection: Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - Street snap

Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - Street snap
Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - candid street snap. Note the use of classic western brand names for the local boutiques

Background imageMarks Collection: St Marks Place, Venice

St Marks Place, Venice

Background imageMarks Collection: St. Mark's Church, North Audley Street Stalls

St. Mark's Church, North Audley Street Stalls
A photograph of some oak stalls and screens inside St. Mark's Church at North Audley Street, London. The church was designed by architect John Peter Gandy

Background imageMarks Collection: St. Mark's Church, North Audley Street Organ Case

St. Mark's Church, North Audley Street Organ Case
An architectural drawing of a large, decorative organ case inside St. Mark's Church at North Audley Street, London. The church was designed by architect John Peter Gandy

Background imageMarks Collection: RMS Lusitania - postcard, George Marks and wife, WW1

RMS Lusitania - postcard, George Marks and wife, WW1
RMS Lusitania - postcard dated 5 May 1915 to a Miss Powell in Southampton. The card refers to a George Marks and his wife

Background imageMarks Collection: Japan - Lantern Painting

Japan - Lantern Painting
Lantern Painting, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMarks Collection: Three men in a rowing boat dwarfed next to prow of a steamer

Three men in a rowing boat dwarfed next to prow of a steamer
Three men in a small rowing boat dwarfed by the massive prow of a large steamship at (likely) Liverpool Docks, Merseyside

Background imageMarks Collection: Airship Hindenburg - porcelain dinner plate

Airship Hindenburg - porcelain dinner plate
German Hindenburg Zeppelin Airship - porcelain dinner plate, decorated with the logo of the Deutsche Zeppelin Reederei (DZR)

Background imageMarks Collection: Henry Stacy Marks, Royal Academician, author and lecturer

Henry Stacy Marks, Royal Academician, author and lecturer (13 September 1829 ?? 9 January 1898). Studio portrait, within an article, Mr Marks on the Editorial Parasite, relating to his book

Background imageMarks Collection: Justinian Institutiones (Fragment)

Justinian Institutiones (Fragment)
Leaf from a copy of Justinian's Institutiones, parchment. Main body text in two columns in black in a protogothic hand with alternating red and blue decorated initials and red

Background imageMarks Collection: Liber Sextus Decretalium (Fragment)

Liber Sextus Decretalium (Fragment)
Leaf from a copy of the Liber Sextus Decretalium or Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII, parchment. Main body text in two columns in a cursive documentary script

Background imageMarks Collection: Donatus Liber de Octo Partibus Orationis (Fragments)

Donatus Liber de Octo Partibus Orationis (Fragments)
Two double leaves (bifolia), parchment, from Liber de Octo Partibus Orationis, part of Donatus Ars Grammatica, specifically Ars Minor

Background imageMarks 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 imageMarks Collection: Der Sachsenspiegel (Fragment)

Der Sachsenspiegel (Fragment)
Fragment of a copy of Der Sachsenspiegel or Sassen Speyghel, which is a compendium of German law notable for having been written in Middle Low German (rather than Latin) in about 1220

Background imageMarks Collection: St. Marks, Venice

St. Marks, Venice
This oil painting shows Saint Mark's Basilica of Venice, Italy, comprising of Byzantine and Italian Gothic architecture, built originally c829. Date: circa 1907

Background imageMarks Collection: Flemington Race Course

Flemington Race Course
An architectural sketch showing some proposed improvements to be made to Flemington Racecourse, a major venue in Melbourne, Australia. Date: circa 1922

Background imageMarks Collection: USA - Trye marks on Santa Monica beach California

USA - Trye marks on Santa Monica beach California

Background imageMarks Collection: SAAB JA37 Viggen 55 / 51

SAAB JA37 Viggen 55 / 51
SAAB JA37 Viggen 55 - 51, the 5th prototype of the JA37 interceptor version, at an airshow in Sweden, with examples of the other marks of Viggen.. Date: circa 1975

Background imageMarks Collection: Marcus Sieff, Chairman of Marks & Spencer

Marcus Sieff, Chairman of Marks & Spencer
Marcus Joseph Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton (1913-2001), Jewish British businessman, Chairman of Marks & Spencer from 1972 to 1982. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageMarks Collection: Jimmy Reid, Scottish trade unionist, journalist, etc

Jimmy Reid, Scottish trade unionist, journalist, etc
James "Jimmy" Reid (1932-2010), Scottish trade union activist, orator, politician and journalist. Seen here (centre) taking part in a street demonstration

Background imageMarks Collection: Grumman Avenger I FN757

Grumman Avenger I FN757
Royal Navy - Grumman Avenger I FN767, fresh off the delivery ship, (marks left by gap sealing tape still evident). Date: circa 1943

Background imageMarks Collection: The Lion of St Mark s, Venice, Italy

The Lion of St Mark s, Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMarks Collection: San Marco Campanile, St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy

San Marco Campanile, St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy
The base of the San Marco Campanile, St Marks Square, Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMarks Collection: St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy

St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMarks Collection: St Marks Basilica, Venice, Italy

St Marks Basilica, Venice, Italy
St Marks Basilica (San Marco), Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMarks Collection: Basilica San Marco, Venice, Italy

Basilica San Marco, Venice, Italy
Saint Marks Basilica (Basilica San Marco), St Marks Square, Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1920s



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