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Background imageMisses Collection: The Mikado at the Savoy

The Mikado at the Savoy
Sketches from The Mikado at the Savoy Theatre in London: The Mikado (Mr R. Temple), Nanki-Pooh (Mr Durward Lely), Katisha (Miss Brandram), Pooh-Bah (Mr R)

Background imageMisses Collection: Winston Churchill School

Winston Churchill School
WINSTON CHURCHILL Pictured as a pupil at the school of the Misses Thompson in Brunswick Road, Brighton, second row, second from left, in November 1886

Background imageMisses Collection: Ch. Tul Tuo of Alderbourne, owned by the Misses Ashton Cross. Pekingese. Date: 1958

Ch. Tul Tuo of Alderbourne, owned by the Misses Ashton Cross. Pekingese. Date: 1958

Background imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses Collection: King William Rufus on his fateful hunting trip in 1100

King William Rufus on his fateful hunting trip in 1100
King William Rufus (The Red King) (1087-1100) misses a big deer with his arrow whilst out hunting in the New Forest - he cried out to his friend Walter Tyrel who let fly an arrow

Background imageMisses Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Machine Gun Practice

WW2 - R. A. F. Machine Gun Practice
A striking photograph which portrays a British WW2 Royal Air Force air observer performing machine gun practice, firing with a camera gun, an exact replica of an actual machine gun

Background imageMisses Collection: The Misses Pounds

The Misses Pounds
A watercolour group portrait of two similarly dressed women, one seated, one standing. Date: circa 1922

Background imageMisses Collection: Dalys Girls enjoying themselves at the swimming baths. Standing (left to right)

Dalys Girls enjoying themselves at the swimming baths. Standing (left to right): The Misses Stella Riga, Jean Stirling, Veda Le Grand and Irene Flower

Background imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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 imageMisses 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

Background imageMisses Collection: Young lady dancing in a room, 18th century

Young lady dancing in a room, 18th century. Copperplate engraving from The Polite Academy, or Instructions for a Genteel Behaviour and Polite Address in Masters and Misses, R. Baldwin, London, 1759

Background imageMisses Collection: Young man standing in a panelled room, 18th century

Young man standing in a panelled room, 18th century
Young gentleman standing 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 imageMisses Collection: Columbine or Aquliegia species

Columbine or Aquliegia species
Mrs Skinners columbine, Aquilegia skinneri, Russian columbine, A. glandulosa, glaucous columbine, A. glauca, fragrant columbine, A. fragrans, Siberian columbine, A

Background imageMisses Collection: James Braid misses a putt at Oxhey

James Braid misses a putt at Oxhey
James Braid missing a putt at the sixteenth hole at Oxhey playing against Tom Williamson 1921

Background imageMisses Collection: Advert for Copland & Lye womens latest fashion 1887

Advert for Copland & Lye womens latest fashion 1887
Latest styles in Victorian winter dresses from Paris, for young women and girls between the ages of 6 and 16. Date: 1887

Background imageMisses Collection: FALL / LAKELAND TERRIER / 36

FALL / LAKELAND TERRIER / 36
CHAMPION KILDALE CRACKSMAN Owners: The Misses C.H.& H. Edwards. Date: 1936

Background imageMisses Collection: Ufos / Abductions / Schirmer

Ufos / Abductions / Schirmer
At Ashland, Nebraska, police officer Herbert Schirmer encounters a landed UFO, misses 20 minutes; later under hypnosis he recalls abduction by aliens

Background imageMisses Collection: Advert for Copland & Lye women's latest fashion 1887

Advert for Copland & Lye women's latest fashion 1887
Latest styles in Victorian winter dresses from Paris, women could get their own material made-up into dresses. Date: 1887

Background imageMisses Collection: Absence cannot hearts divide

Absence cannot hearts divide - a young American bride awaits for the return of her beloved. Date: circa 1910

Background imageMisses Collection: Bowman Sisters

Bowman Sisters
The Misses Bowman, quartette of sisters: Nellie, Empsie, Isa and Maggie. Date: 1904

Background imageMisses Collection: Honour Was Satisfied by H M Bateman

Honour Was Satisfied by H M Bateman, or, The Seasons Retrospect. This illustration shows a man hunting, but is such a bad shot that he hits nothing

Background imageMisses Collection: Edwardian group in garden

Edwardian group in garden at Offerton Lane, Stockport - William Battersby the hatmaker stands behind his daughter Edith at the right of the picture

Background imageMisses Collection: Golfing humour

Golfing humour
Golfer takes a huge swipe at his ball - and misses! Date: circa 1903

Background imageMisses Collection: Robert Smith Surtees

Robert Smith Surtees
ROBERT SMITH SURTEES writer of sporting novels featuring jovial huntsmen and bashful young misses. Date: 1803 - 1864

Background imageMisses Collection: Football Terms Illustrated - A Plucky Try - Running for bus

Football Terms Illustrated - A Plucky Try - Running for bus
(Rugby) Football Terms. Illustrated. A Plucky Try. A rather portly and ruddy-cheeked Mother and her sailor suit-clad son make a futile attempt to catch their bus after a busy morning at the shops

Background imageMisses Collection: German Girl knits socks for her man on the frontline

German Girl knits socks for her man on the frontline
A German Girl sits alone in her home knitting socks for her man who is away fighting on the Western Front. The captions translates as: " Fate is in Gods Hand - though Courage

Background imageMisses Collection: LA Fontaine Misses Bus

LA Fontaine Misses Bus
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE at Chateau-Thierry, he falls into a reverie about the animals featured in his fables - and his coach departs without him Date: 1621 - 1695

Background imageMisses Collection: Throwing an Ink-bottle

Throwing an Ink-bottle
In a fit of rage, a boy throws an ink bottle at another boys head; it misses and hits the door instead

Background imageMisses Collection: Fable / The Snipe Shooter

Fable / The Snipe Shooter
THE SNIPE SHOOTER A huntsman trying to shoot both a snipe and partridges at the same time, misses both; his faithful spaniel admonishes him

Background imageMisses Collection: Misses Price 1825

Misses Price 1825
The Misses Price: half, full, high & low! Costume includes: spencers, a fur-trimmed pelisse, feather trimmed bonnets, reticule & a fur muff

Background imageMisses Collection: Thunderbolt Misses Ship

Thunderbolt Misses Ship
A French sailing vessel has a narrow escape from a thunderbolt during a storm at sea

Background imageMisses Collection: Four-Poster Bed

Four-Poster Bed
A four-poster bed in the home of the Misses Muller at Whitehall, Cheam, Surrey, the house which Queen Elizabeth I used as a Council Chamber when staying at Nonsuch Park


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