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Background imageMasters Collection: His Masters Breath - Satire

His Masters Breath - Satire
His Masters Breath Satirical play on the dog/gramophone logo for His Masters Voice, substituting the music player for a whiskey jar and funnel

Background imageMasters Collection: Masters of Malvern College

Masters of Malvern College
Illustration by Fred May showing the Headmaster of Malvern College, Mr Frank S. Preston, taking a roll-call of some of his staff. Malvern College is an independent school in Worcestershire, England

Background imageMasters Collection: Theatre, Mercenary Mary 1925, Nerman

Theatre, Mercenary Mary 1925, Nerman
Mercenary Mary, a successful comedy, playing at the London Hippodrome, staring Mr A. W. Baskcomb, Frank Masters, Peggy O Neil (Mary) Lew Hearn, June and Sonnie Hale

Background imageMasters Collection: His Masters Voice (HMV) Gramophone Company Exhibition Stand, British Empire Exhibition

His Masters Voice (HMV) Gramophone Company Exhibition Stand, British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, Brent, London, England. Date: 1924

Background imageMasters Collection: Sale of paintings from the Cook Collection, Sothebys 1958

Sale of paintings from the Cook Collection, Sothebys 1958
Scene at Sothebys auctioneers during the sale of paintings from the collection of Sir Francis Cook. The lot seen under the hammer is The Madonna and Child by Andrea Brescianino which fetched 200

Background imageMasters Collection: Advert, John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie

Advert, John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie
Advert for John More & Sons, Quarry Masters, Airdrie, Scotland. 1905

Background imageMasters Collection: Hybrid pitcher plant raised by Dr Masters

Hybrid pitcher plant raised by Dr Masters
Hybrid pitcher plant raised by Dr. Masters, Nepenthes mastersiana.. Illustration by P. Stroobant, lithographed by L. Stroobant of Ghent, from Jean Lindens L Illustration Horticole, 1882

Background imageMasters Collection: Young lady curtsying on a street, 18th century

Young lady curtsying on a street, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R

Background imageMasters Collection: Young gentleman dancing the minuet in a ballroom

Young gentleman dancing the minuet in a ballroom with columns, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy

Background imageMasters Collection: Claughton Higher Grade School, Football Team, Shield Winners

Claughton Higher Grade School, Football Team, Shield Winners - erseyside, Birkenhead. Date: circa 1906

Background imageMasters Collection: His Masters Voice radio and gramaphone retailer in Newark

His Masters Voice radio and gramaphone retailer in Newark - delivery van Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMasters Collection: Newark Delivery Van probably 1920s

Newark Delivery Van probably 1920s Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMasters Collection: A large group of young boys at a military school - Lacrosse

A large group of young boys at a military school - Lacrosse
A large group of young boys at a military school (?), posing in their sports kit with lacrosse sticks. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMasters Collection: L'Album Front Cover Illustration

L'Album Front Cover Illustration
A front cover illustration from L'Album Les Maitres De La Caricature, The Masters Of Caricature Album. The image shows a young, red haired lady, lying on her front, almost seductively

Background imageMasters Collection: Advert, Anzora Hairdressing Cream, Oil and Soap

Advert, Anzora Hairdressing Cream, Oil and Soap Date: 1922

Background imageMasters Collection: Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Testa Adorata, 78 rpm record

Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Testa Adorata, 78 rpm record
Enrico Caruso, opera singer, Testa Adorata from La Boheme by Leoncavallo, HMV record label, 78 rpm, early single sided shellac record Date: early 20th century

Background imageMasters Collection: Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Elegie by Massenet, 78 rpm record

Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Elegie by Massenet, 78 rpm record
Enrico Caruso, opera singer, Elegie (Song of Mourning) by Massenet, HMV record label, 78 rpm, early single sided shellac record Date: early 20th century

Background imageMasters Collection: Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Addio by Tosti, 78 rpm record

Enrico Caruso, HMV label, Addio by Tosti, 78 rpm record
Enrico Caruso, opera singer, Addio by Tosti - HMV record label, 78 rpm Date: early 20th century

Background imageMasters Collection: M. Harris and Sons Advertisement

M. Harris and Sons Advertisement
An advertisement for M. Harris & Sons, who boast a large stock of antique furniture and art, showcasing a carved Fruiterer's company master's chair of the Chippendale period. Date: circa 1917

Background imageMasters Collection: Advert, HMV television with Emiscope tube

Advert, HMV television with Emiscope tube
Advert, HMV Television with Emiscope tube Date: 1952

Background imageMasters Collection: His Masters voice advert

His Masters voice advert
Advert for His masters voice gramophone (HMV). The Gramophone company LTD sold them, which was established in 1900. Photographs of the machine getting made are seen. Date: 1925

Background imageMasters Collection: Illustration, The Bargain Sale, A K MacDonald

Illustration, The Bargain Sale, A K MacDonald
Illustration, The Bargain Sale, with description had Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) been a modern, he would, very likely, have painted dozens of versions of Helene Fourment in a bargain-sale

Background imageMasters Collection: The Gramaphone Co, His Masters Voice Advert

The Gramaphone Co, His Masters Voice Advert
An illustrated advertisement for The Gramaphone Co. Ltd, based in Sydney, showing the famous His Master's Voice logo. The picture shows a merry ballroom full of dancing couples

Background imageMasters Collection: Advertisement for the Gramophone Company Limited. Showing couples dancing, with Gramophone record

Advertisement for the Gramophone Company Limited. Showing couples dancing, with Gramophone record, stylus and tone arm in the foreground, along with a list of recordings available

Background imageMasters Collection: A Dunlop Masters 1973 Golf Tournament window display

A Dunlop Masters 1973 Golf Tournament window display. Date: 1973

Background imageMasters Collection: Record sleeve, Yehudi Menuhin, violinist

Record sleeve, Yehudi Menuhin, violinist
78rpm record sleeve advertising Yehudi Menuhin, violinist, on HMV, His Master's Voice, playing music by Sarasate and Brahms. Date: circa 1949

Background imageMasters Collection: Record sleeve, His Master's Voice

Record sleeve, His Master's Voice
78rpm record sleeve advertising HMV, His Master's Voice. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageMasters Collection: Record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone

Record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone
78rpm record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone - The Floral Dance. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageMasters Collection: Grand Masters Crypt, Valletta, Malta

Grand Masters Crypt, Valletta, Malta
View inside the Grand Masters (Knights of Malta) Crypt, St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta, showing the sarcophagi of (left to right) Philippe Villiers de l'Isle Adam

Background imageMasters Collection: PRAYING AT A GRAVE

PRAYING AT A GRAVE
Kikuo, a retainer of the feudal lord, prays at his dead master's grave

Background imageMasters Collection: Dog fatihful to dead master

Dog fatihful to dead master
Tom, a poodle, refuses to leave his dead master's grave in a Paris suburb and is fed daily by kind wellwishers. 1909

Background imageMasters Collection: First Master's House at Harrow School. Date: 1816

First Master's House at Harrow School. Date: 1816

Background imageMasters Collection: Vintage 19th century / 1900 photograph: Kassel, a city in central Germany

Vintage 19th century / 1900 photograph: Kassel, a city in central Germany. Bergpark Wilhelmshohe is a sprawling park dating back to the 18th century

Background imageMasters Collection: Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention

Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention of Dancing Masters of America on 23rd August 1927. Doris Humphrey (top left) of the Denishawn dancers in New York

Background imageMasters Collection: Advert for Summer Courses being given by Andreas

Advert for Summer Courses being given by Andreas Pavley and Serge Oukrainsky, 1928 in Los Angeles, Chicago and South Haven Date: 1928

Background imageMasters Collection: Portraits of the Russian dancers Andreas Pavley

Portraits of the Russian dancers Andreas Pavley and Serge Oukrainsky, Chicagos ballet masters of the Chicago Ballet Opera, , 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageMasters Collection: Midshipman Newcome meets crew from HMS Victory at

Midshipman Newcome meets crew from HMS Victory at Sally Port, Gibraltar. Masters Mate Spunyarn falls in the sea at the dock, a soldier guards the Sally Port

Background imageMasters Collection: Royal Naval officers riding pigs in saddles through

Royal Naval officers riding pigs in saddles through the market in Gibraltar. They knock over market stalls and sellers. Moors, Spanish and Jewish, scattering goods and wares. Market day - Gibraltar

Background imageMasters Collection: Statute or hiring fair

Statute or hiring fair, where masters choose their servants

Background imageMasters Collection: Advert for His Masters Voice new dance records, London

Advert for His Masters Voice new dance records, London, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imageMasters Collection: Young lady walking in a panelled room, 18th century

Young lady walking in a panelled room, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R

Background imageMasters Collection: Young lady giving or receiving a fan in a park, 18th century

Young lady giving or receiving a fan in a park, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R

Background imageMasters Collection: Young gentleman graciously offering / receiving

Young gentleman graciously offering / receiving
Young gentleman graciously offering/receiving a book in a panelled room, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy

Background imageMasters Collection: Young gentleman compliment retiring from a

Young gentleman compliment retiring from a
Young gentleman compliment retiring or politely leaving a panelled room, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy

Background imageMasters Collection: Young gentleman bowing with his hat in his

Young gentleman bowing with his hat in his hand in a panelled room, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy

Background imageMasters Collection: Young gentleman walking and saluting passerby

Young gentleman walking and saluting passerby on the street, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters

Background imageMasters Collection: Young lady giving both hands in a minuet, 18th century

Young lady giving both hands in a minuet, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R

Background imageMasters Collection: Young lady giving one hand in a minuet, 18th century

Young lady giving one hand in a minuet, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R



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