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Parasols Collection

Background imageParasols Collection: Scarborough, Yorkshire

Scarborough, Yorkshire
Holidaymakers on the Esplanade at Scarborough, North Yorkshire, with the Spa building and bandstand behind them, and the Grand Hotel in the misty distance on the right. Date: 1890s

Background imageParasols Collection: Boardwalk - Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - Rolling Chairs

Boardwalk - Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - Rolling Chairs
Boardwalk - Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - note the holidaymakers being pushed around in wonderful little three-wheeled wicker seats (rolling chairs / miniature carriages / carts)

Background imageParasols Collection: South Sands, Bridlington, North Yorkshire

South Sands, Bridlington, North Yorkshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageParasols Collection: Japanese Peach Blossom

Japanese Peach Blossom
Two Japanese women admiring peach trees in blossom

Background imageParasols Collection: British enter Singapore

British enter Singapore
Following the cessation of Singapore to them by the Sultan of Johore for the sum of 13, 500, British representatives enter the city. "

Background imageParasols Collection: Tiny Parasol Circa 1810

Tiny Parasol Circa 1810
White muslin dress with high stand collar & single ruff worn with a pale green spencer with collar & lapels, matching boots, a lace cap & a small hat. Her parasol is tiny

Background imageParasols Collection: Izmir (Smyrna) - Torbali

Izmir (Smyrna) - Torbali
A rather chaotic scene at the Horse Racing course at Torbali close to Izmir (Smyrna)

Background imageParasols Collection: Brighton Promenade 1908

Brighton Promenade 1908
Parasols are carried by many holidaymakers on the Promenade at Brighton

Background imageParasols Collection: Wimbledon / Semi-Final 81

Wimbledon / Semi-Final 81
Lawford versus Renshaw in the fifth round of the all-comers match at the Lawn Tennis Championship at Wimbledon

Background imageParasols Collection: View of the main street in Fiume, Free State of Fiume

View of the main street in Fiume, Free State of Fiume
View of the main street in the city of Fiume, a seaport in the Free State of Fiume (now Rijeka, Croatia). Date: 1922

Background imageParasols Collection: Swimming pool, National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba

Swimming pool, National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
Aerial view of the swimming pool, part of the Cabana Sun Club of the National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba. Date: circa 1950

Background imageParasols Collection: Garden Scene, Japan - Geisha - Posed on a small stone bridge

Garden Scene, Japan - Geisha - Posed on a small stone bridge Date: circa 1905

Background imageParasols Collection: Garden Patio - Royal Victoria Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas

Garden Patio - Royal Victoria Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas Date: circa 1940s

Background imageParasols Collection: Riviera Interlude by Clark Fay

Riviera Interlude by Clark Fay
A relaxed scene showing smart holidaymakers enjoying a drink at an open air cafe underneath striped parasols somewhere on the Cote d Azur, France during the 1930s. Date: 1935

Background imageParasols Collection: Summer Holidays Abroad, Cooks World Travel Service

Summer Holidays Abroad, Cooks World Travel Service
Cover illustration for Summer Holidays Abroad, with Cooks World Travel Service, showing a Mediterranean beach scene with people sitting under brightly coloured umbrellas

Background imageParasols Collection: Les Papillons - a Monte Carlo impression by Lewis Baumer

Les Papillons - a Monte Carlo impression by Lewis Baumer
A colourful Mediterranean scene of Monte Carlo during the 1920s showing fashionably and gaily dressed women carrying paper parasols promenading along by the sea

Background imageParasols Collection: The Road to Ascot / 1846

The Road to Ascot / 1846
A sketch on the road to Ascot. The summer of 1846 was a particularly hot one bringing that awful accompaniment - dust !

Background imageParasols Collection: Costume June 1886

Costume June 1886
Hand-coloured page of the latest Paris fashion of 1886, dinner dresses with drapped swags and flower arrangements, ball dresses with long gloves and fans and traditional garden party frocks

Background imageParasols Collection: Poster advertising Katberg, South Africa

Poster advertising Katberg, South Africa
Poster advertising Katberg, a holiday resort and spa in South Africa

Background imageParasols Collection: Parasol in point of lace 1868

Parasol in point of lace 1868
This beautiful intricate section of a parasol in pointed lace, appointed by The Princess of Wales. 1868

Background imageParasols Collection: Women making parasols, Japan

Women making parasols, Japan. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageParasols Collection: The Bystander masthead by Tony Castle, 1930

The Bystander masthead by Tony Castle, 1930
Bystander masthead design by Tony Castle featuring a number of beauties on a beach dressed in bathing suits, sun hats and holding parasols

Background imageParasols Collection: Cannes / Beach 1936

Cannes / Beach 1936
Cannes: a crowded beach

Background imageParasols Collection: Comic postcard, Little girl with her dog and doll, sitting on a large pile of luggage

Comic postcard, Little girl with her dog and doll, sitting on a large pile of luggage
humorous, fun, funny, comic, card, postcard, british, child, children, little, girl, girls, sitting, smiling, seaside, holiday, holidays, summer, enjoyment, red, dress, dog, doll, cage, birdcage

Background imageParasols Collection: Porthminster Beach and the Island, St Ives, Cornwall. Date: circa 1960s

Porthminster Beach and the Island, St Ives, Cornwall. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageParasols Collection: Two Women with parasols

Two Women with parasols
Interesting reverse silhouette card from The Netherlands - this card set within a decorative border showing two identical women with parasols greeting each other. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageParasols Collection: Advert, W & J Sanger, Parasols

Advert, W & J Sanger, Parasols Date: 1848

Background imageParasols Collection: The Afternoon Drive, Madrid

The Afternoon Drive, Madrid
A pastel painting which shows two ladies in close conversation, sat in the back of a motor vehicle which is leaving a countryside park, they have pink and green parasols over their heads

Background imageParasols Collection: Hyde Park, 1918

Hyde Park, 1918
This oil painting captures a beautiful, sunny day at Hyde Park, London, with figures, mostly women, walking along the wide path with parasols, some seated on chairs. Date: circa 1918

Background imageParasols Collection: Green Door

Green Door
An oil painting of some female figures, holding parasols, stood by a solid green door of a posh street. Date: circa 1915

Background imageParasols Collection: La Plage

La Plage
An oil painting of a French seaside scene, with lots of people crowding the beaches with picnic parasols. Colourful huts fill the edge of the beach. Date: circa 1918

Background imageParasols Collection: Japan - Umbrella Maker

Japan - Umbrella Maker
Umbrella Maker, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageParasols Collection: Victorian-style parasols, and a pointed cap. Date: 1954

Victorian-style parasols, and a pointed cap. Date: 1954

Background imageParasols Collection: Sightseers West Parade Bognor. Band stand and pier

Sightseers West Parade Bognor. Band stand and pier
View of the busy parade, pier and sea with children and parasols Date: circa 1930

Background imageParasols Collection: A rank of Rickshaws on Nunobiki Road, Kobe, Japan

A rank of Rickshaws on Nunobiki Road, Kobe, Japan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageParasols Collection: Edwardian men and women in their fine attire, socializing in the interval between horse races

Edwardian men and women in their fine attire, socializing in the interval between horse races. Date: 1907

Background imageParasols Collection: RED ORIENTAL PARASOL

RED ORIENTAL PARASOL
A young lady shades her complexion from the harsh rays of the sun encountered at the seaside with a large, bright red japanese parasol & a broad brimmed straw hat. Date: 1915

Background imageParasols Collection: Japanese Rickshaw Drivers, Kobe, Japan. Date: 1928

Japanese Rickshaw Drivers, Kobe, Japan. Date: 1928

Background imageParasols Collection: c. 1880s Japan - women with parasols wisteria plants

c. 1880s Japan - women with parasols wisteria plants
c. 1880s Japan - women with parasols under wisteria plants

Background imageParasols Collection: A group of happy holidaymakers at the Rathcoole guest house

A group of happy holidaymakers at the Rathcoole guest house, pose for a photograph outside the entrance. Date: c.1925

Background imageParasols Collection: Some ideas for summer beach wear - bathing dresses

Some ideas for summer beach wear - bathing dresses, wraps and caps, 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageParasols Collection: Advert, W & J Sangster, Parasols

Advert, W & J Sangster, Parasols, with various shops in London. 1854

Background imageParasols Collection: Ray Mead Hotel, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Ray Mead Hotel, Maidenhead, Berkshire. 1902

Background imageParasols Collection: Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
Entrance to the Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. Date: 1916

Background imageParasols Collection: People relaxing on the beach, Pesaro, Italy

People relaxing on the beach, Pesaro, Italy. Date: 1930s

Background imageParasols Collection: View of the beach and sea front, Pesaro, Italy

View of the beach and sea front, Pesaro, Italy. Date: 1930s

Background imageParasols Collection: Aerial view of the beach and sea front, Pesaro, Italy

Aerial view of the beach and sea front, Pesaro, Italy. Date: 1930s

Background imageParasols Collection: Royal court room decorated with parasols

Royal court room decorated with parasols, Kingdom of Siam, Thailand, circa 1800. Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient



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