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Norman Collection (#9)

Background imageNorman Collection: Girl in church on a Christmas and New Year card

Girl in church on a Christmas and New Year card
Little girl in church with a hymn book on a Christmas and New Year card. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageNorman Collection: Ornate church door on a Christmas and New Year card

Ornate church door on a Christmas and New Year card. (1 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageNorman Collection: Cutout greetings card in the shape of a church

Cutout greetings card in the shape of a church. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageNorman Collection: Spire without a church, Gloucestershire

Spire without a church, Gloucestershire. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageNorman Collection: Florence Barwood, Norman Deaton and E C ?Betty? Pike

Florence Barwood, Norman Deaton and E C ?Betty? Pike
From left: Miss Florence Barwood, Mr Norman Deaton and Miss E.C. ?Betty? Pike, probably in 8 or 9 Hamilton Place circa 1960. Date: circa 1960

Background imageNorman Collection: Mr Norman Deaton

Mr Norman Deaton (?) in his office on the third floor of No.4 Hamilton Place circa 1960. Date: circa 1960

Background imageNorman Collection: A Royal Aeronautical Society staff meeting in what is t?

A Royal Aeronautical Society staff meeting in what is t?
A Royal Aeronautical Society staff meeting in what is today the Handley Page Room on the second floor of No.4 Hamilton Place

Background imageNorman Collection: Lady Bridget Poulett wearing Norman Hartnell

Lady Bridget Poulett wearing Norman Hartnell
Lady Bridget Poulett (1912 - 1975), only daughter of Earl Poulett and society beauty, pictured in a modern setting arranged by Curtis Moffat

Background imageNorman Collection: Margaret Vyner, 1940

Margaret Vyner, 1940
Margaret Vyner, wife of actor Hugh Williams, sporting an outfit made from wool designed by Norman Hartnell, who was at the time dress-maker to the Queen. 1940

Background imageNorman Collection: Fantastic Adventures - Dwellers of the Deep

Fantastic Adventures - Dwellers of the Deep
Cover of Fantastic Adventures, April 1942, featuring the story Dwellers of the Deep by Don Wilcox. Man in wet suit looks through a round window of a submarine

Background imageNorman Collection: Five police officers, including Inspector Helen Hunt

Five police officers, including Inspector Helen Hunt, who is wearing the Norman Hartnell style womens uniform introduced in 1968

Background imageNorman Collection: Women police officers at a bowling alley

Women police officers at a bowling alley, possibly taking part in a competition. They are, from left to right, Margaret Newbon, Monica Ryan, Jennifer Smith, Alison Blair and WPS Roberta Strickland

Background imageNorman Collection: Women police dog handlers with drug sniffer dogs, London

Women police dog handlers with drug sniffer dogs, London
Two women police dog handlers with drug sniffer dogs, Met Police, London. They are (left) Sandra Kertzen with Snoopy, and (right) Lyn Nicholson with Barry

Background imageNorman Collection: Women police officers in new Hartnell uniform, London

Women police officers in new Hartnell uniform, London
Two women police officers (WPS Josie Seed and WPS Marjorie McIntyre) in the newly designed Norman Hartnell uniform, introduced in 1968 to try to encourage recruitment. Date: late 1960s

Background imageNorman Collection: Woman police officer at Piccadilly Circus, London

Woman police officer at Piccadilly Circus, London, surrounded by pedestrians on a busy day. She is wearing the new style Norman Hartnell uniform, introduced in 1968. Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageNorman Collection: Tatler cover - Duchess of Gloucester in her wedding gown

Tatler cover - Duchess of Gloucester in her wedding gown
Front cover of The Tatler showing Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott in her wedding gown (designed by Norman Hartnell), in a picture specially drawn by Fortunino Matania

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Costume C11Th

Norman Costume C11Th
Normans: embroidered super- tunic with wide sleeves, kirtles, mantle tied with cord, veil or phrygian cap, tunic, super-tunic, mantle & phyrgian bonnet. Date: 11th century

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Knight & Archers

Norman Knight & Archers
A Norman knight & archers Date: 1066

Background imageNorman Collection: Sphere cover - wedding of Charles Sweeny & Margaret Whigham

Sphere cover - wedding of Charles Sweeny & Margaret Whigham
Front cover of The Sphere magazine featuring society wedding of the year in 1933; that of society beauty and media darling, Miss Margaret Whigham, later Duchess of Argyll, to Mr Charles Sweeny

Background imageNorman Collection: Dress and matching coat by Norman Hartnell

Dress and matching coat by Norman Hartnell
A dress and matching coat by Norman Hartnell who follows the vogue for diaphanous fabrics by using mushroom silk organza. The dress has a deep V neckline

Background imageNorman Collection: Anthony Wilding and Norman Brookes, tennis at Wimbledon

Anthony Wilding and Norman Brookes, tennis at Wimbledon
Anthony Wilding and Norman Brookes as " gentlemen in waiting" on the weather at the 1914 Wimbledon tennis championship in July 1914

Background imageNorman Collection: HMS Glasgow in Great War Deeds, WW1

HMS Glasgow in Great War Deeds, WW1
HMS Glasgow, cruiser of the British Royal Navy, in the Battle of the Falkland Islands, during which the German ship Leipzig was set on fire and sunk

Background imageNorman Collection: HMS Lion of the Royal Navy in Great War Deeds, WW1

HMS Lion of the Royal Navy in Great War Deeds, WW1
Vice-Admiral Beattys flagship, the battle cruiser HMS Lion of the Royal Navy, towed into port amid cheers after a victory in the North Sea

Background imageNorman Collection: HMS Gloucester in Great War Deeds, WW1

HMS Gloucester in Great War Deeds, WW1
HMS Gloucester of the British Royal Navy single-handedly fighting two German ships, the Goeben and the Breslau. Reproduction of a painting by Norman Wilkinson in Great War Deeds

Background imageNorman Collection: Sinking of the Blucher in Great War Deeds, WW1

Sinking of the Blucher in Great War Deeds, WW1
A dramatic incident in the Battle of Dogger Bank: the German armoured cruiser Blucher sinking and HMS Arethusa, British light cruiser, standing in to save life

Background imageNorman Collection: St Johns Chapel, White Tower, Tower of London

St Johns Chapel, White Tower, Tower of London
St Johns Chapel in the White Tower, Tower of London -- interior view, looking east. The chapel dates from the time of William the Conqueror. Date: 20th century

Background imageNorman Collection: Noel Coward in drag - playing lead in Cambridge Footlights

Noel Coward in drag - playing lead in Cambridge Footlights
Some of the dresses worn by the leading lady of the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club which was staging Folly at the Strand Theatre in June 1923. The actress is none other than Mr N. B

Background imageNorman Collection: WW2 Poster -- 10th Essex in War and Peace

WW2 Poster -- 10th Essex in War and Peace
With The 10th Essex in War and Peace. Colour photolithograph poster with a wartime scene, after Norman Howard, published by the Essex Regiment Museum, 1990

Background imageNorman Collection: N. E. Brookes, tennis player

N. E. Brookes, tennis player
Norman Everard Brookes (1877-1968) Australian No. 1. tennis player and Wimbledon champion in 1907 and 1914. Brookes also played doubles with the New Zealander

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Parkinson and his unusual studio decoration

Norman Parkinson and his unusual studio decoration
Norman Parkinson (1913-1990), British portrait and fashion photographer, or, as The Sketch describes him, the modern camera artist

Background imageNorman Collection: Caricature of Norman Angell, writer and politician

Caricature of Norman Angell, writer and politician
Caricature of Sir Ralph Norman Angell (1872-1967), writer, lecturer and Labour politician. Best known for his book, The Great Illusion (1910), arguing against war from an economic point of view

Background imageNorman Collection: Sir Nigel Norman, owner of Heston Airport

Sir Nigel Norman, owner of Heston Airport, left, at the 1939 Royal Aeronautical Society Garden Party at the Fairey Aviation Aerodrome, Great West Road, Hayes, Middlesex

Background imageNorman Collection: Royal Wedding 1947. The Wedding Dress

Royal Wedding 1947. The Wedding Dress
The dress designed for Princess Elizabeth by Norman Hartnell of ivory duchesse satin with hand embroidery on the skirt and bodice and Court train (fifteen feet long and of ivory tulle)

Background imageNorman Collection: Old Clee Church

Old Clee Church
The fine old Saxo - Norman church at Old Clee, near Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. Date: 1960s photo

Background imageNorman Collection: Neath Abbey

Neath Abbey
The ruins of Neath Abbey, Glamorganshire, Wales. The first Cistercian monks arrived from Normandy in 1130. The abbey was ravished by Welsh uprisings in the 1200s. Date: 12th century

Background imageNorman Collection: ASC Greenwich Union Workhouse, Grove Park, London

ASC Greenwich Union Workhouse, Grove Park, London
Part of the ASC (Army Service Corps) Barracks on Marvels Lane, Grove Park, Lewisham, south east London. The buildings, designed by T & J Norman Dinwiddy

Background imageNorman Collection: Sir Wn Haworth / Nobel 37

Sir Wn Haworth / Nobel 37
SIR WALTER NORMAN HAWORTH English chemist Date: 1883 - 1950

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Soldier 1066

Norman Soldier 1066
A Norman warrior armed with helment, bow and arrows and sword

Background imageNorman Collection: Wilma Lady Halle

Wilma Lady Halle
WILMA MARIA FRANZISKA, Madame NORMAN-NERUDA, lady HALLE Violinist, and wife of Sir Charles Halle

Background imageNorman Collection: Harold Swears (Doyle)

Harold Swears (Doyle)
Harold, king of the English, swears fealty to Guillaume, duc de Normandie (William I)

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Soldier on Horse

Norman Soldier on Horse
A Norman horseman at the time of the invasion of England : he uses stirrups, but it needs considerable skill to manage shield and lance while wearing heavy armour

Background imageNorman Collection: Anglo-Norman Dress C11Th

Anglo-Norman Dress C11Th
Costume of the Norman period. Garments include: leg bandages, hooded mantles, phrygian caps, tunics, kirtles with pendant sleeves, veils, wimples, super-tunics

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Conquest 1 of 16

Norman Conquest 1 of 16
Harold sets sail to confirm to William, duke of Normandy that he will succeed Edward the Confessor on the English throne

Background imageNorman Collection: Norsemen in France

Norsemen in France
Paris is besieged unsuccess- -fully by the Norsemen; Count Eudes and bishop Goslin defend the city and the Vikings are paid to turn their attention to Bourgogne

Background imageNorman Collection: Ufos / Muscarello / Exeter

Ufos / Muscarello / Exeter
At Exeter, New Hampshire, Norman Muscarello reports sighting of UFO to police, who also observe it

Background imageNorman Collection: Normans plundering Durham

Normans plundering Durham
A thousand Normans under Robert de Comines plunder Durham and carouse at night, unaware that they are about to be attacked and annihilated by the Northumbrians

Background imageNorman Collection: Norman Hartnell

Norman Hartnell
Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell (1901 - 1979), British couturier and favourite fashion designer of the Queen and Queen Mother. Pictured in a series of photographs taken by Peter North of famous figures



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