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Mourning Collection

Background imageMourning Collection: Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scotland -- the inscription below reads Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, Widow of Francois II, King of France. The portrait shows her in mourning dress

Background imageMourning Collection: Christ on the cross, the Three Marys on mourning by John

Christ on the cross, the Three Marys on mourning by John
Pier Francesco Sacchi, called Il Pavese (1485-1528). Italian Renaissance painter. Christ on the cross, the Three Marys on mourning by John and the Donor or Patron, 1514. Gemaldegalerie. Berlin

Background imageMourning Collection: Advert for Jays of London Mourning for families

Advert for Jays of London Mourning for families
An advertisement for mourning clothes for all the family from Jays London General Mourning Warehouse. Date: 1888

Background imageMourning Collection: Grief

Grief
A woman holds her head in her arms in this camera study by Hugh Cecil depicting grief

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Victoria and children in mourning at Windsor

Queen Victoria and children in mourning at Windsor
Queen Victoria with her daughters, Vicky (Crown Princess of Prussia, standing behind), Alice (kneeling) and her son Prince Alfred, mourning Prince Albert

Background imageMourning Collection: LCC-MFB funeral of Fireman Martin Sprague

LCC-MFB funeral of Fireman Martin Sprague
View of the funeral procession of Fireman Martin Sprague, who was killed in a fire. Showing the start of the procession from MFB headquarters in Southwark Bridge Road to Highgate Cemetery in North

Background imageMourning Collection: Sport / Cricket / Ashes

Sport / Cricket / Ashes
The Ashes - The original announcement mourning the loss to the Australians ina test series

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Victoria and her family

Queen Victoria and her family
Queen Victoria shown with members of her family shortly after the wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales, mourning a bust of her late husband, Prince Albert

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Alexandra and Empress Marie, Maundy Thursday

Queen Alexandra and Empress Marie, Maundy Thursday
Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) and her sister Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, formerly Princess Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928), leaving the Maundy Thursday distribution ceremony at Westminster Abbey

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Alexandra and Empress Marie leaving Victoria Station

Queen Alexandra and Empress Marie leaving Victoria Station
Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) and her sister Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, formerly Princess Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928), in an open carriage, leaving Victoria Station, Central London

Background imageMourning Collection: Greek Costume C. 500 Bc

Greek Costume C. 500 Bc
Various Ancient Greek costumes; left to right - a warrior, a King, a woman and two mourning women

Background imageMourning Collection: Funeral of Vietnamese Emperor Khai Dinh - procession

Funeral of Vietnamese Emperor Khai Dinh - procession
Funeral procession (including the carrying of large decorated towers made of paper) following the death of Vietnameser Emperor Khai Dinh (1885-1925)

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Elizabeth II returns to UK after death of King George

Queen Elizabeth II returns to UK after death of King George
The new Queen Elizabeth II, dressed in black - mourning her recently deceased father King George VI - returns to the UK after cutting short her holiday in Kenya after receiving the news

Background imageMourning Collection: Edward VII lying in state, Westminster Hall

Edward VII lying in state, Westminster Hall
Soldiers guard the coffin of the late King Edward VII whose body is lying in state in Westminster Hall, Central London. An estimated 700, 000 people passed through the Hall to pay their respects

Background imageMourning Collection: Embossed Victorian mourning card, Mary Hickman

Embossed Victorian mourning card, Mary Hickman
Embossed Victorian mourning card with a funerary monument. In Memory of Mary, relict of the late Job Hickman, of the Bilston Quarries, she departed this life, December 2nd, 1857, aged 73 years

Background imageMourning Collection: Publication on the death of Queen Victoria 1901

Publication on the death of Queen Victoria 1901
Front cover reporting on the death of Her Majesty Queen Victoria in The Queen, The Ladys Newspaper & Court Chronicle, dated 26 January 1901, four days after her death

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Alexandra and Crown Prince Olav, London

Queen Alexandra and Crown Prince Olav, London
Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) and her grandson, Crown Prince Olav of Norway (1903-1991), leaving the newly opened Whiteleys Store in Bayswater, West London

Background imageMourning Collection: Roger Byrnes funeral procession

Roger Byrnes funeral procession
Watched by a large crowd, the body of Roger Byrne, Manchester United captain who died in the Munich air disaster, being carried into St Micheals Church, Flixton

Background imageMourning Collection: Death of Romulus, founder of Rome

Death of Romulus, founder of Rome
The death of Romulus, founder of Rome

Background imageMourning Collection: Agrippina landing with the ashes of Germanicus

Agrippina landing with the ashes of Germanicus
Agrippina the Elder landing at Brundisium (Brindisi, Southern Italy) with the ashes of her husband, Germanicus. circa AD 19

Background imageMourning Collection: Emperor Napoleon lying in state: crowds at Chislehurst

Emperor Napoleon lying in state: crowds at Chislehurst
The exiled Emperor Napoleon lying in state: the crowd at the gate of his home in Chislehurst, England. Date: January 1873

Background imageMourning Collection: Geranium phaeum, mourning widow geranium

Geranium phaeum, mourning widow geranium
Drawing by Arthur Harry Church, 1909. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageMourning Collection: Titanic - Memorial Service at St. Pauls Cathedral

Titanic - Memorial Service at St. Pauls Cathedral
Page from the Illustrated London News showing crowds gathered outside St. Pauls Cathedral in the City of London after a memorial service for the victims of the Titanic disaster. Date: 1912

Background imageMourning Collection: Reading a Will / C19

Reading a Will / C19
A sombre family gathers for the reading of a will

Background imageMourning Collection: Lincoln Funeral Process

Lincoln Funeral Process
The body of the dead president Lincoln is carried through the streets of Washington, to general if not universal mourning

Background imageMourning Collection: Embossed Victorian mourning card, James Woodhead

Embossed Victorian mourning card, James Woodhead
Embossed Victorian mourning card, with a woman and a girl grieving at a tomb in a cemetery. In Memory of James Woodhead, who departed this life January 14th, 1855, aged 80 years

Background imageMourning Collection: Embossed Victorian mourning card, Ann Ferrier

Embossed Victorian mourning card, Ann Ferrier
Embossed Victorian mourning card with two angels and a broken column. Sacred to the Memory of Ann Ferrier, who died on the 6th of March, 1875, aged 58 years. Date: 1875

Background imageMourning Collection: Funeral of an Egyptian Princess - Alexandria, Egypt

Funeral of an Egyptian Princess - Alexandria, Egypt. Date: 1900s

Background imageMourning Collection: Jewish Memorial Statue, Nijmegen, Holland

Jewish Memorial Statue, Nijmegen, Holland
Inspired by Paul de Swaat, this sculpture of a mourning lady looking towards the old Jewish Schul, was unveiled in 1995. The figure stands beneath a tree

Background imageMourning Collection: Britannia Mourns Edward the Peacemaker 1910

Britannia Mourns Edward the Peacemaker 1910
The death of Edward VII, front cover of The Sphere, 14 May 1910. May 1910

Background imageMourning Collection: Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife and her sister Princess Maud

Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife and her sister Princess Maud
Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, later Princess Arthur of Connaught (1891-1959) standing left, and, seated, Princess Maud (1893-1945)

Background imageMourning Collection: Entombment sculpture, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Chaource

Entombment sculpture, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Chaource
Entombment, or Holy Sepulchre, sculptural group, 1515, by the Master of Chaource, made for the sepulchral chapel of Nicolas de Monstier and Jacqueline de Laignes

Background imageMourning Collection: Decima to King Charles II's death by de Arenes

Decima to King Charles II's death by de Arenes
History of Spain. Decima to King Charles II's death by Francisco de Asprer y de Arenes. Tears of Love, shed by the eminent City of Barcelona

Background imageMourning Collection: Death of Charles II of Spain (1661-1700)

Death of Charles II of Spain (1661-1700). Tears of Love, shed by the eminent City of Barcelona... in the magnificent mourning rituals dedicated to the beloved

Background imageMourning Collection: History of Spain. Death of Charles II of Spain (1661-1700)

History of Spain. Death of Charles II of Spain (1661-1700)
Death of Charles II of Spain (1661-1700). Official days of mourning in the city of Barcelona. Tears of Love, shed by the eminent City of Barcelona

Background imageMourning Collection: Tears of Love, shed by the eminent City of Barcelona

Tears of Love, shed by the eminent City of Barcelona... in the magnificent mourning rituals dedicated to the beloved and venerated memory of her deceased King and Lord

Background imageMourning Collection: Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg at tomb of Charlotte

Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg at tomb of Charlotte
Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg at the Tomb of his beloved Princess Charlotte, who died in childbirth at the age of 21. Date: 1817

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Victoria in profile

Queen Victoria in profile, at the time of the marriage of her eldest son, the Prince of Wales, to Alexandra Date: 1863

Background imageMourning Collection: Grand Duchess Louis of Hesse, Princess Alice

Grand Duchess Louis of Hesse, Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland, second daughter of Queen Victoria Date: 1863

Background imageMourning Collection: Queen Victoria holding a fan

Queen Victoria holding a fan Date: circa 1900

Background imageMourning 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 imageMourning Collection: Isis

Isis
A Sculptural portrait depiction of the Ancient Egyptian Goddess, Isis also referred to as Aset, seen by many as the Mother of Horus, her worship was spread throughout the Greco Roman world

Background imageMourning Collection: Memorial postcard - King Edward VII

Memorial postcard - King Edward VII (1841-1910), with inset portrait and views of Buckingham Palace and St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Date: 1910

Background imageMourning Collection: A Message to the Nation from The Queen Mother, 1910

A Message to the Nation from The Queen Mother, 1910
A Message to the Nation from The Queen Mother (Queen Alexandra) - May 10, 1910 following the death of her husband Kind Edward VII. Date: 1910

Background imageMourning Collection: In Memoriam postcard - King George V

In Memoriam postcard - King George V (1865-1936) - accompanied by a poem by Allan Junior Date: 1936

Background imageMourning Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. An early 20th century gold

Background imageMourning Collection: Mariana of Austria (1634-1696) by Juan Carreno de Miranda

Mariana of Austria (1634-1696) by Juan Carreno de Miranda
Mariana of Austria (1634-1696). Queen of Spain. spouse of Philiph IV. Portrait by Juan Carreno de Miranda (1614-1685). Detail. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019



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