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Percy Collection (#5)

Background imagePercy Collection: Cock Fighting at Birchington Sports Day

Cock Fighting at Birchington Sports Day
Two VAD Hospital patients taking part in an event called Cock Fighting at the Sports Day organised by the Quex Park VAD Hospital and its Annexe at St Michaels in Birchington

Background imagePercy Collection: Sack Bumping Race, Birchington Sports Day

Sack Bumping Race, Birchington Sports Day
VAD Hospital patients taking part in the Sack Bumping Race at the Sports Day organised by the Quex Park VAD Hospital and its Annexe at St Michaels in Birchington

Background imagePercy Collection: VAD patients at the Birchington Sports Day

VAD patients at the Birchington Sports Day
VAD Hospital patients at the Sports Day held at Woodford House School field in Birchington during War Weapons Week. The Quex Park VAD Hospital

Background imagePercy Collection: Loading an ambulance at Ramsgate Town Station

Loading an ambulance at Ramsgate Town Station
Loading a stretcher into an ambulance at Ramsgate Town Station in March 1916. Several men, including service personnel and a civilian are assisting lifting a stretcher holding a patient into the top

Background imagePercy Collection: Kent VAD ambulance at Ramsgate Town Station

Kent VAD ambulance at Ramsgate Town Station
A Kent VAD ambulance is parked by some buildings at Ramsgate Town Station in March 1916. Two sailors are carrying a stretcher. A man and a VAD nurse are leaning over the stretcher

Background imagePercy Collection: VAD Ambulances at Quex Park

VAD Ambulances at Quex Park
The two Quex Park VAD Ambulances are parked outside the front of Quex House. A stretcher is being unloaded from Q1, while Q2 alongside is closed up

Background imagePercy Collection: Three men in the gardens of Quex House, with saw

Three men in the gardens of Quex House, with saw
Three men are standing in the garden of Quex House. One is holding a long saw. The man on the left is in civilian clothes and may have been employed at Quex Park

Background imagePercy Collection: Five patients and two nurses outside Quex House

Five patients and two nurses outside Quex House
Five patients and two nurses photographed on the front doorsetp of Quex House. Four of the patients are wearing the hospital uniform of hospital blues worn by Imperial military hospital patients

Background imagePercy Collection: British patients with Quex cannon collection

British patients with Quex cannon collection
Four Imperial VAD hospital patients standing by some of the cannon collection in Quex Park. At the time of the First World War these were grouped in front of the Round Tower on the Quex Park estate

Background imagePercy Collection: Belgian patients at Quex Park

Belgian patients at Quex Park
Photograph of four Belgian patients of the Quex Park VAD Hospital standing/sitting on the fence in front of Quex Park. On the left is Oscar Van Audenhove

Background imagePercy Collection: Photograph of British Soldier

Photograph of British Soldier
Studio photograph of a British soldier in uniform. He is seated on a short wooden bench against a studio backdrop. He is holding his cap and a cane

Background imagePercy Collection: Three men sitting in car outside Quex House

Three men sitting in car outside Quex House
Photograph of three men sitting in a car outside Quex House. The car is a 1914 Standard, Models. The man in the driving seat is wearing a chauffers uniform

Background imagePercy Collection: Photograph of a Belgian ex-patient

Photograph of a Belgian ex-patient
Photograph of a Belgian soldier holding a copy of the newspaper Het Vaderland. Below the photograph is written Artieme Mettrie, Arme頂 elge, Guerre 14-15-1916

Background imagePercy Collection: Photograph of a Belgian soldier

Photograph of a Belgian soldier
Studio photograph of a Belgian soldier in uniform. He is seated, leaning on his elbow against a pillar. In his right hand is a cigarette in a holder. His left hand is bandaged

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of an Australian VAD patient

Studio photograph of an Australian VAD patient
Studio photograph of an Australian Sergeant. He is sitting on a small table against a backdrop of a curtained window. His hat is beside him on the table

Background imagePercy Collection: Marriage photograph Belgian soldier

Marriage photograph Belgian soldier
Photograph taken on the wedding day of Emile Verheyen, Belgian Soldier. On the reverse is written Souvenir affecteurse de Verheyen, Emile & Gabrielle - Soul, maries le 7.6.1916 ࠒ amsgate

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of a Belgian VAD patient

Studio photograph of a Belgian VAD patient
Studio photograph of a young man wearing overcoat and scarf. He is leaning with his elbow resting on a pillar. He has a cigarette in his right hand

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of Artieme Mettrie

Studio photograph of Artieme Mettrie
A studio photograph of Artieme Mettrie. On the reverse is written Souvenir de l yser 24-12-17 avec mes meilleurs amitiez Artieme Mettrie. The card has been stamped by a military censor

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of Jules Deruwez

Studio photograph of Jules Deruwez
Studio photograph of a Belgian soldier patient in civilian clothes. On the reverse is written in pencil in the hand of Major Powell-Cotton Jules Deruwez 8.2.15

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of a British soldier

Studio photograph of a British soldier in khaki uniform. Printed by The Clock Tower Studios, 1 Marine Terrace, Elephant Hill, Margate. On the reverse is written Feb 8th 1915. To Madam From 10608 Pte

Background imagePercy Collection: Four hospital patients ready for croquet

Four hospital patients ready for croquet
Four Imperial VAD hospital patients ready for a game of croquet in the garden at Quex Park. The men are are in shirtsleeves and wearing the trousers of the patients uniform hospital blues

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photograph of Belgian soldier

Studio photograph of Belgian soldier
Studio photograph of a Belgian soldier with the rank of Lieutenant. There is no writing on either the front or back of the photograph to aid identification

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photo of Emile Verheyen

Studio photo of Emile Verheyen
Studio photograph of Sgt Emile Verheyen, 3rd Regt de Ligne, Belgian Army. On the back is written Souvenir de Emile Verheyen, 1er Sergent, 3rd Regt de Ligne, 1er D.A

Background imagePercy Collection: Studio photo of Arthur Colinet

Studio photo of Arthur Colinet
Studio photograph of Arthur Colinet, Belgian soldier from Anor in northern France. He was a patient at the Quex Park VAD hospital between 11 December 1914 and 29 March 1915. He had a leg wound

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy Grace, Sailor

Percy Grace, Sailor
Captain PERCY GRACE Irish naval officer in the Royal Navy. Date: - 1859

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy Dearmer

Percy Dearmer
PERCY DEARMER Writer and dabbler in the occult. Date: 1867 - 1936

Background imagePercy Collection: Lucy Countess Carlisle

Lucy Countess Carlisle
LUCY (nee Percy) countess of CARLISLE wife of James, first earl. Date: 1599 - 1660

Background imagePercy Collection: Charlotte Ashburnham

Charlotte Ashburnham
CHARLOTTE (Percy), countess ASHBURNHAM, daughter of duke of Northumberland, second wife of George, the third earl : portrait made when she was still viscountess St Asaph. Date: 1776 - 1862

Background imagePercy Collection: SIR HUGH PERCY 1742-1817

SIR HUGH PERCY 1742-1817
SIR HUGH PERCY 2nd Duke Percy. Fought in the American Revolution (1774- 1777), and whose timely arrival relieved the British troops under Colonel Smith. Date: 1742 - 1817

Background imagePercy Collection: Eliz Duchess Somerset

Eliz Duchess Somerset
Elizabeth Percy, Duchess of SOMERSET (1667? - 1722), first wife of the sixth Duke

Background imagePercy Collection: Duchess / Northumberland

Duchess / Northumberland
ELIZABETH DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAND Wife of Sir Hugh Percy (Smithson) 1st Duke (3rd creation) & granddaughter of the heiress of Percy family. Date: 1716 - 1776

Background imagePercy Collection: Shelley - Grave - Rome

Shelley - Grave - Rome
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) - English poets grave in the Protestant Cemetery, Rome

Background imagePercy Collection: Shelley - Lynmouth Cottage

Shelley - Lynmouth Cottage
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) - English poets cottage at Lynmouth, where he lived circa 1812 to 1813

Background imagePercy Collection: Lady Percy

Lady Percy
Countess Percy, formerly Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox, daughter of the Duke of Richmond and later Duchess of Northumberland. She married Earl Percy in 1911. Date: 1907

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy Perrin

Percy Perrin (1876 - 1945), known as either Percy or Peter, English cricketer, who played for Essex as a right-handed. Date: 1904

Background imagePercy Collection: Robinson Crusoe by Fred Fredericks and Percy Ford

Robinson Crusoe by Fred Fredericks and Percy Ford
Promotional postcard for Robinson Crusoe, written by Fred Fredericks and Percy Ford at the Borough Theatre, Stratford. Artist: Mello. Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePercy Collection: If I Were King by Justin Huntly McCarthy

If I Were King by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Promotional single sheet flyer for If I Were King by Jutin Huntly McCarthy the St. Jamess, showing verses used in the play, and listing the star and theatre manager, George Alexander as Villon

Background imagePercy Collection: The Heart of a Shopgirl by H Schrier and L Percy

The Heart of a Shopgirl by H Schrier and L Percy
Promotional postcard for The Heart of a Shop-girl by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy. First produced at the Kings Theatre, Longsight, 11th September and Stratford East, 30th October 1916

Background imagePercy Collection: Fancy dress - An Egyptian Dancing Girl

Fancy dress - An Egyptian Dancing Girl
Suggestion for a fancy dress designed by Mr Percy Anderson. The dress is of darkest brown gauze over a divided skirt of caf魡 u-lait crepe de Chine

Background imagePercy Collection: Antoinette Powell-Cotton with Miss May Glass

Antoinette Powell-Cotton with Miss May Glass
Antoinette Powell-Cotton (1913-1997) by a tennis net in the garden at Quex Park with her fathers secretary, Miss May Glass in August 1916

Background imagePercy Collection: Major PHG Powell-Cotton, Quex Park on his 50th birthday

Major PHG Powell-Cotton, Quex Park on his 50th birthday
Major PHG Powell-Cotton of Quex Park wearing a head wreath of fuschias for his 50th birthday. His journal records D.(Diana, his eldest child, b. 1907) had made me a head wreath of fushias

Background imagePercy Collection: Hannah Powell-Cotton, Commandant of Kent / 178

Hannah Powell-Cotton, Commandant of Kent / 178
A studio photograph of Hannah Powell-Cotton in her uniform as Commandant of the Birchington Voluntary Aid Detachment, without hat. This jacket survives at Quex Park today (2015)

Background imagePercy Collection: Advertisement for the Press Art School

Advertisement for the Press Art School. run by art critic and writer, Percy Bradshaw. The correspondence course was recommended as a way to gain new skills for employment

Background imagePercy Collection: Mary from Tipperary by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy

Mary from Tipperary by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy
Mary From Tipperary by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy. First produced Theatre Royal, Chatham, 28th June and Woolwich, 16th August 1915. Later called Her Sisters Secret

Background imagePercy Collection: Egg & spoon race, Quex House garden

Egg & spoon race, Quex House garden
Patients on crutches, some with amuputated legs, are seen taking part in a race in Quex House garden. They are holding a spoon with an egg in their mouths

Background imagePercy Collection: Patients race, Quex House garden

Patients race, Quex House garden
Four patients are seen taking part in a race in the garden of Quex House, two nurses and a lady civilian are in the background watching

Background imagePercy Collection: Hospital Sports, Quex House garden

Hospital Sports, Quex House garden
Patients in shirtsleeves are playing the game of trying to eating an apple hanging from a string tied to a horizontal line

Background imagePercy Collection: Officers of the Birchington VAD

Officers of the Birchington VAD
The Officers of the Birchington VAD Detachment (Kent/178) standing outside the front door of Quex House. They are (left to right) Alice Cobb, Quartermaster (married to Harold Cobb)



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