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Oyster Collection

Background imageOyster Collection: Rolex precision watches 1937

Rolex precision watches 1937
A selection of womens wristwatches for Rolex, Oyster watch that is waterproof, dustproof, anti magnetic and unbreakable glass. Products for Army & Navy catalogue. Date: 1937

Background imageOyster Collection: Advert for The Rolex Oyster waterproof wrist watch 1930

Advert for The Rolex Oyster waterproof wrist watch 1930
Jabez Wolffe timing Miss Micky West for forth-coming attempt on Channel records. The most accurate wrist watch in the World made waterproof. Date: 1930

Background imageOyster Collection: Oyster Catch / Whitstable

Oyster Catch / Whitstable
Oysters, found to be a valuable remedy for the influenza epidemic, are sorted and packed by fishermen in Whitstable, Kent, for distribution to the hospitals

Background imageOyster Collection: Extinct marine reptiles

Extinct marine reptiles
Sheet 1 of a series of posters called Extinct Animals by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins c. 1862. This collection of marine reptiles lived during the Jurassic period between 200

Background imageOyster Collection: Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery

Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery
Ceremonial scene at the opening of the annual Colchester Oyster Fishery. On the first Friday of September the Mayor of Colchester, the Town Clerk

Background imageOyster Collection: Four oyster shells

Four oyster shells, seen from different angles

Background imageOyster Collection: Clam, mussel, oyster, scallop, etc

Clam, mussel, oyster, scallop, etc
Varieties of bivalve molluscs including clam, Tridacna, mussel, Mytilus, oyster, Ostrea, pen shell, Pinna, jingle shell, Anomia, and scallop, Pecten

Background imageOyster Collection: Butt & Oyster Inn, Pin Mill, Ipswich, Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England. Date: 1913

Butt & Oyster Inn, Pin Mill, Ipswich, Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England. Date: 1913

Background imageOyster Collection: Pocket watches and wristwatches 1929

Pocket watches and wristwatches 1929
A selection of pocket watches that register the minutes, seconds and fifth of seconds and a golfers pocket watch that has pure white metal case and also ladies wristwatches with lever moverment

Background imageOyster Collection: Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall

Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall
Stationery, Pawlyn & Sons, Fish & Oyster Merchants, 14 Victoria Square, Truro, Cornwall, with handwritten details. 1918

Background imageOyster Collection: Theodore Roosevelt in his library at Oyster Bay N. Y

Theodore Roosevelt in his library at Oyster Bay N. Y
Theodore Roosevelt in his library at Oyster Bay N.Y. Theodore Roosevelt, full-length portrait, seated, facing for the front. Date c1912

Background imageOyster Collection: Opening Oysters 1930S

Opening Oysters 1930S
A man prises open oysters at Scotts Oyster Bar in the West End of London. Date: 1930s

Background imageOyster Collection: London Oyster Seller

London Oyster Seller
A street vendor sells Fine native oysters while a crowd watch a Punch and Judy show in the background

Background imageOyster Collection: Oyster Stall, England

Oyster Stall, England
A bowler-hatted oyster seller watches while a workman, with his cap on the side of his head, helps himself to Cleethorpes oysters : probably in Lancashire

Background imageOyster Collection: Tending Oyster Beds

Tending Oyster Beds
American oystermen of New Jersey plant millions of young, unmarketable oysters at the end of the season, in April, to be harvested later in the year

Background imageOyster Collection: Shellfish stall in Les Halles, Paris, France

Shellfish stall in Les Halles, Paris, France
Adults and children at a shellfish stall in Les Halles, in Paris, France

Background imageOyster Collection: Paris Ecaillere 18C

Paris Ecaillere 18C
A Frenchman treats himself to an oyster on the streets of Paris while the ecaillere watches to see whether he approves it

Background imageOyster Collection: Paglesham Regatta

Paglesham Regatta- Start of first-class oyster-smacks

Background imageOyster Collection: Mercedes Gleitze (1900-1981) - British professional swimmer

Mercedes Gleitze (1900-1981) - British professional swimmer. She was the first person to swim the Straits of Gibraltar and the first British woman to swim the English Channel

Background imageOyster Collection: An oyster seller, Victorian period

An oyster seller, Victorian period

Background imageOyster Collection: Fishermen, Whitstable early 1900's

Fishermen, Whitstable early 1900's

Background imageOyster Collection: Whitstable Fishermen early 1900s

Whitstable Fishermen early 1900s

Background imageOyster Collection: Painting, Maison Ruinart, Reims, Marne, France

Painting, Maison Ruinart, Reims, Marne, France
Lunch of Oysters, 1737, detail, copy of an oil painting by Jean Francois de Troy, 1679-1752, in the Ruinart Salon at Maison Ruinart, the oldest champagne house in the world

Background imageOyster Collection: Ocean liner watch, Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Queen Mary

Ocean liner watch, Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Queen Mary
OCEAN LINER WATCH: Extremely rare Rolex 14 carat gold self-winding waterproof bubble back wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and Queen Mary dial

Background imageOyster Collection: The Pearl Girl by Basil Hood; music by Howard Talbot and Hugo Felix

The Pearl Girl by Basil Hood; music by Howard Talbot and Hugo Felix. First produced at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 25 September 1913

Background imageOyster Collection: Trades in Regency England: Turnery, broom-maker

Trades in Regency England: Turnery, broom-maker and paper making. Turner working on a wheel-driven lathe in a workshop in Tunbridge 22, broom-maker selling his wares door-to-door in Kent 23

Background imageOyster Collection: Fossil of extinct oyster species, Trihites plati

Fossil of extinct oyster species, Trihites plati. Trichite massiccia. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageOyster Collection: Extinct horn of plenty cerith shell, Cerithium cornucopia

Extinct horn of plenty cerith shell, Cerithium cornucopia
Fossil of an extinct horn of plenty cerith, Cerithium cornucopia, Ceritio corno d abbonanza. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageOyster Collection: English tourist sketching the waterfall from Ossian s

English tourist sketching the waterfall from Ossian s
English tourist sketching the Black Linn falls of the Braan River from Ossians Hall of Mirrors, Dunkeld, Scotland. A dog attacks its reflection and Dr. Factobend smashes a mirror

Background imageOyster Collection: Music cover, Oysters Sir, sung by Miss Graddon

Music cover, Oysters Sir, sung by Miss Graddon
Music cover, Oysters Sir, composed by Rossini, sung by Miss Graddon at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. 1827

Background imageOyster Collection: Pearl oyster, Cristaria plicata

Pearl oyster, Cristaria plicata (Folded dipsas, Dipsas plicatus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder from William Elford Leachs Zoological Miscellany

Background imageOyster Collection: Black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera

Black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Chinese pearl shell, Margarita sinensis). Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn

Background imageOyster Collection: Tree oyster, Isognomon isognomum

Tree oyster, Isognomon isognomum (Tranquebar perna, Perna tranquebarensis). Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder from William Elford Leachs Zoological

Background imageOyster Collection: Serving forks and knives

Serving forks and knives. Lithograph from a catalog of metal products manufactured by Wuerttemberg Metalware Factory, Geislingen, Germany, 1896

Background imageOyster Collection: Ling, burbot, oyster toadfish and tusk

Ling, burbot, oyster toadfish and tusk
Ling, Molva molva 99, burbot, Lota lota 100, oyster toadfish, Opsanus tau 101, 102, and tusk fish, Brosme brosme 103. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelms Encyclopedia of

Background imageOyster Collection: Black lip pearl shell, Pinctada margaritifera

Black lip pearl shell, Pinctada margaritifera, with pearl forming in shell. (Meleagrina margaritifera). Handcoloured lithograph from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of Natural History

Background imageOyster Collection: Black-lip oyster, Pinctada margaritifera

Black-lip oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Pearl muscle, Mytilus margaritifer). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder

Background imageOyster Collection: Denticulate rock oyster, Striostrea denticulata

Denticulate rock oyster, Striostrea denticulata (Denticulated oyster, Ostrea denticulata). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder

Background imageOyster Collection: European thorny oyster, Spondylus gaederopus

European thorny oyster, Spondylus gaederopus (Subauriculated spondylus, Spondylus goederopus). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder

Background imageOyster Collection: Eurasian oystercatcher, Haematopus ostralegus

Eurasian oystercatcher, Haematopus ostralegus
Eurasian or pied oystercatcher, Haematopus ostralegus. Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by John Latham from his own A General History of Birds, Winchester, 1824

Background imageOyster Collection: Smooth hammerhead shark, hammer oyster, brahminy

Smooth hammerhead shark, hammer oyster, brahminy
Smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna malleus 1, hammer oyster, Malleus malleus 2, brahminy myna, Sturnia pagodarum 3 and rosy starling, Pastor roseus 4. Marteau (poiss), Marteau (moll), martins

Background imageOyster Collection: Perch, velvet worm, lacewing and pearl oyster

Perch, velvet worm, lacewing and pearl oyster
European perch, Perca fluviatilis 1, velvet worm, Peripatus iuliformis 2, lacewing, Perla marginata 3, and pearl oyster, Isognomon isognomum 4. Perche, Peripate, Perle, Perne

Background imageOyster Collection: Elm oyster mushroom, Hypsizygus ulmarius

Elm oyster mushroom, Hypsizygus ulmarius (Agaricus ulmarius). Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by William Hamilton Gibson from his book Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms, Harper

Background imageOyster Collection: Oyster mushroom, Agaricus ostreatus

Oyster mushroom, Agaricus ostreatus. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by William Hamilton Gibson from his book Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms, Harper, New York, 1895

Background imageOyster Collection: Pollack, ling, burbot and oyster toadfish

Pollack, ling, burbot and oyster toadfish
Pollack, Pollachius pollachius 1, ling, Molva molva 2, burbot, Lota lota 3, and oyster toadfish, Opsanus tau 4. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Friedrich Johann Bertuchs Bilderbuch fur Kinder

Background imageOyster Collection: Oyster, cone and wentletrap shells

Oyster, cone and wentletrap shells
Hammer oyster, Malleus malleus 1, cone shell varieties, Conus cedonulli 2, Conus ammiralis 3-5, precious wentletrap, Epitonium scalare 4, and common wentltrap, Epitonium clathrus 6

Background imageOyster Collection: Chambered nautilus and pearl shells

Chambered nautilus and pearl shells
Chambered nautilus, Nautilus pompilius 1, and pearl oysters and mussels 2, 3, 4. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Friedrich Johann Bertuchs Bilderbuch fur Kinder (Picture Book for Children)

Background imageOyster Collection: Grisette 1683, lady and dressmaker, ecailliere

Grisette 1683, lady and dressmaker, ecailliere
Costumes of women: grisette 1683, lady and dressmaker, ecailliere or oyster shucker and servant 1675. Handcoloured lithograph after prints by Sebastien Leclerc from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul



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