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Passer Collection

Background imagePasser Collection: Mermaid of Zennor

Mermaid of Zennor
At Zennor, Cornwall, a mermaid takes a passer-by by surprise

Background imagePasser Collection: Birds / Tree Sparrow

Birds / Tree Sparrow
TREE SPARROW (Passer montanus)

Background imagePasser Collection: Tango teas at the Queens Theatre, London

Tango teas at the Queens Theatre, London
The Latest Fashion : " Pour Passer le Temps." Tango teas at the Queens Theatre, London (on Shaftesbury Avenue), where the stalls have been removed and replaced by tables

Background imagePasser Collection: House sparrow, Passer domesticus, and dark-eyed junco

House sparrow, Passer domesticus, and dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis. English sparrow, male 1, female 2, and snow-bird, male 3, female 4

Background imagePasser Collection: Vesper sparrow, grasshopper sparrow and field sparrow

Vesper sparrow, grasshopper sparrow and field sparrow
Vesper sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus 1, grasshopper sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum 2 and field sparrow, Spizella pusilla 3. Vesper sparrow, yellow-winged sparrow and field sparrow

Background imagePasser Collection: European eel, critically endangered, and turbot

European eel, critically endangered, and turbot
European eel, Anguilla anguilla (Anguilla europea), critically endangered, and turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (Passer maximus)

Background imagePasser Collection: Italian sparrow, Passer italiae, and Eurasian

Italian sparrow, Passer italiae, and Eurasian tree sparrow with egg, Passer montanus. Handcoloured steel engraving by Pederetti after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imagePasser Collection: HOUSE SPARROW (Passer domesticus) Date: 1851

HOUSE SPARROW (Passer domesticus) Date: 1851

Background imagePasser Collection: Eurasian tree sparrow, Passer montanus

Eurasian tree sparrow, Passer montanus.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Edward Donovan from his own Natural History of British Birds, London, 1794-1819

Background imagePasser Collection: Fire Brigade street fire alarm call post

Fire Brigade street fire alarm call post
A passer-by pulls a fire alarm to notify the fire brigade of an incident. By the outbreak of the First World War the London Fire Brigade area was well covered with electric fire alarms

Background imagePasser Collection: Folklore / Lupeux

Folklore / Lupeux
A sinister creature of the night in Berry, central France, the mocking cry of the LUPEUX can lure the unwary passer-by into dangerous bogs

Background imagePasser Collection: Business street in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Business street in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Passer Besar (Pasar Besar, large market), a business street in Surabaya (Soerabaja, Soerabaia), East Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). Date: circa 1908

Background imagePasser Collection: On a Bed of Nails

On a Bed of Nails
A passer-by gives a donation to a fakir who lies on a bed of nails Date: 19th century ?

Background imagePasser Collection: Tree sparrow, Passer montanus, and village

Tree sparrow, Passer montanus, and village weaver, Ploceus cucullatus.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Dumont de Sainte-Croixs Dictionary of Natural Science: Ornithology, Paris

Background imagePasser Collection: House sparrow, Passer domesticus

House sparrow, Passer domesticus.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by George Graves from his own British Ornithology, Walworth, 1821

Background imagePasser Collection: Jeek the puppy gets wet in the lake

Jeek the puppy gets wet in the lake
Jeek the mongrel puppy runs off and gets wet in the lake, and shakes water onto passers-by. Date: 1940

Background imagePasser Collection: Borneo, Indonesia - Passer Market Scene in Kendangan

Borneo, Indonesia - Passer Market Scene in Kendangan
Borneo, Indonesia - Passer (Market) Scene in Kendangan Date: 1913

Background imagePasser Collection: Fes, Morocco - The Moulay Idriss Mosque

Fes, Morocco - The Moulay Idriss Mosque
Beggars at the Offering Wall of the Moulay Idriss Mosque at Fes (Fez), Morocco. Idris I (or Idris ibn Abdullah) was the first ruler and founder of the Idrisid Dynasty, ruling from 788 to 791 AD

Background imagePasser Collection: Passer jagoensis

Passer jagoensis
Illustration of the Passer jagoensis from St. Jago, Cape Verde Islands. Plate 31 from Zoology of the Beagle 1832-1836, Part 3 Birds by John Gould

Background imagePasser Collection: Passer pyrrhonotus, sind sparrow

Passer pyrrhonotus, sind sparrow
Sind sparrow egg specimens

Background imagePasser Collection: Passer ammondendri, saxaul sparrow

Passer ammondendri, saxaul sparrow
Saxaul sparrow egg specimens

Background imagePasser Collection: Gents Hat is Bombed

Gents Hat is Bombed
A passer-by kindly points out to a gentleman that his smart top hat has just been bombed by one of a swarm of seagulls in a Copenhagen street. Date: 1916

Background imagePasser Collection: An Attack in the Rear

An Attack in the Rear
A mischievous young boy hides behind a pillar waiting to throw the snowballs that hes carrying at the next unsuspecting passer-by

Background imagePasser Collection: Street Banners

Street Banners
There are banners everywhere to remind the passer-by of the benefits of the Bolshevik regime

Background imagePasser Collection: Social / Japan Yoshivara

Social / Japan Yoshivara
Scene in the Yoshivara : a passer-by, right, chats up the girls while hiding his face, a masked buffoon hails a young man who is doubtless seeking female companionship

Background imagePasser Collection: Naughty Children

Naughty Children
Naughty boys throwing snowballs at a passer-by

Background imagePasser Collection: Birds / Sparrows 1837

Birds / Sparrows 1837
HOUSE SPARROW (Passer domesticus)

Background imagePasser Collection: Paving a London Street

Paving a London Street
A passer-by holds her hand- kerchief to her delicate nose as she passes roadmenders laying wooden blocks with bitumen

Background imagePasser Collection: Trundling a Mop

Trundling a Mop
A servant girl trundles her mop on the doorstep of the house, to the discomfiture of an elegantly dressed passer-by


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