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Percy Collection (#6)

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)

Background imagePercy Collection: Five Imperial patients, Winter Garden, Quex Park

Five Imperial patients, Winter Garden, Quex Park
Five Imperial patients outside the front of the Winter Garden, Quex Park. They are wearing hospital blues the uniform worn by patients who were in the Imperial forces

Background imagePercy Collection: Hannah Powell-Cotton in donkey cart

Hannah Powell-Cotton in donkey cart outside the front door of Quex House. The cart is being driven by an Imperial hospital patient. Standing alongside is a member of the Quex House domestic staff

Background imagePercy Collection: Mrs Mary Holmes and a Belgian patient

Mrs Mary Holmes and a Belgian patient
Mrs Mary Holmes (Lady Superintendent) and an unknown Belgian patient standing outside the Winter Garden, Quex Park. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919

Background imagePercy Collection: Belgian Patients & VAD Staff, Quex Park

Belgian Patients & VAD Staff, Quex Park. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment

Background imagePercy Collection: Quex House

Quex House in the snow in February 1916. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment

Background imagePercy Collection: Quex VAD patients in fancy dress

Quex VAD patients in fancy dress outside the front door of Quex House. There was a collection of dressing up clothes at Quex House and they were used occasionally by the patients to put on plays

Background imagePercy Collection: Nurses & Patients, Winter Garden, Quex

Nurses & Patients, Winter Garden, Quex
A group of VAD nurses and patients outside the Winter Garden, Quex Park, dated February 1916. Standing beside her mother, Hannah Powell Commandant

Background imagePercy Collection: Patients boxing

Patients boxing
Quex Park VAD Hospital patients. Entertainments and diversions were a regular part of the life of the hospital. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919

Background imagePercy Collection: The Athos Beauties in The New Princes Frivolities, London (1

The Athos Beauties in The New Princes Frivolities, London (1
The Athos Beauties in The New Princes Frivolities (1928) cabaret show at the New Prince Restaurant conceived by Percy Athos Date: 1928

Background imagePercy Collection: A scene from The New Princes Frivolities, London (1926)

A scene from The New Princes Frivolities, London (1926)
A scene from The New Princes Frivolities (1926) cabaret show at the New Prince Restaurant conceived by Percy Athos Date: 1926

Background imagePercy Collection: Jean Rai in the New Princes Frivolities cabaret show, London

Jean Rai in the New Princes Frivolities cabaret show, London
Jean Rai in the New Princes Frivolities cabaret show (1928) at the New Princes Restaurant Date: 1928

Background imagePercy Collection: Brokenhurst Manor Silver Jubilee Golf Match

Brokenhurst Manor Silver Jubilee Golf Match
Group photo of golfers gathered for the Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club Silver Jubilee Golf Match, New Forest, Hampshire. They are (from right to left) Captain A E Phillips (Referee), Laurie Ayton

Background imagePercy Collection: Dress of the reign of James I, 1601-1625, based

Dress of the reign of James I, 1601-1625, based on Lady Lucy Percy.. She wears a dress with jeweled bodice, double lace ruff, puff sleeves, embroidered petticoat, hat with pearls and veil

Background imagePercy Collection: Henry Percy, Earl Percy

Henry Percy, Earl Percy
Henry Algernon George Percy, Earl Percy (1871 - 1909), Lord Warkworth until 1899, was a British Conservative politician. He held political office under Arthur Balfour as Under-Secretary of State for

Background imagePercy Collection: Henry Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland

Henry Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland
Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland (1846 1918), Lord Lovaine between 1865 and 1867 and Earl Percy between 1867 and 1899, was a British Conservative politician

Background imagePercy Collection: Silver matchbook cover

Silver matchbook cover with the enamelled badge of the 9th Lancers, dated Christmas 1915. Manufactured by the firm of Percy Edwards & Company. Commemorative Ware

Background imagePercy Collection: Lady Percy, WW1

Lady Percy, WW1
Countess Percy, formerly Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox, daughter of the Duke of Richmond and later Duchess of Northumberland. She married Earl Percy in 1911. He succeeded to the dukedom in 1918

Background imagePercy Collection: Admiral Sir Percy Scott, WW1

Admiral Sir Percy Scott, WW1
Admiral Sir Percy Moreton Scott, 1st Baronet (10 July 1853 18 October 1924) was a British Royal Navy officer and a pioneer in modern naval gunnery

Background imagePercy Collection: Jockeys as troopers in the 19th Hussars, WW1

Jockeys as troopers in the 19th Hussars, WW1
Leading jockeys pose for a photograph before leaving for the front for active service as troopers of the 19th Hussars in 1914. From left to right are: - Top row - R. Arbuthnot, N. Nutt, A

Background imagePercy Collection: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in Canada

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in Canada
In Winnipeg, during the Royal tour of Canada, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip are presented with a gift for Princess Anne

Background imagePercy Collection: Battleship v. submarine by G. H. Davis

Battleship v. submarine by G. H. Davis
Battleship versus submarine: Sir Percy Scotts views on the position of the capital ship illustrated in a series of special Sphere diagrams. Top: the fleet bottled up in a harbour by submarines

Background imagePercy Collection: Picture No. 10642800

Picture No. 10642800
The role of Lieutenant Daring, RN - played (mostly) by Percy Moran, and Harry Lorraine - an action-adventure series produced by British & Colonial featuring a dashing naval hero (1912-1914)

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy William Doyle, Vanity Fair, Co朗

Percy William Doyle, Vanity Fair, Co朗
PERCY WILLIAM DOYLE (1804-1887) Diplomat and attache to Washington, Madrid, Constantinople (Istanbul) and Mexico. Described as one of the workhorses of the profession in out-of-the-way places Caption

Background imagePercy Collection: Charing Cross

Charing Cross
Northumberland House as it stood in the late 18th century, surmounted with the lion of the Percy family : despite protests it will be demolished in 1874. Date: 1790

Background imagePercy Collection: Edwin Percy Whipple

Edwin Percy Whipple
EDWIN PERCY WHIPPLE American writer Date: 1819 - 1886

Background imagePercy Collection: Shelley Monument

Shelley Monument
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY monument : he died by drowning in a storm off the coast of Italy. Date: 1792 - 1822

Background imagePercy Collection: Thomas Percy, Bishop

Thomas Percy, Bishop
THOMAS PERCY Irish churchman, bishop of Dromore, scholar and antiquary, best known for his Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Date: 1729 - 1811

Background imagePercy Collection: Henry Percy of Alnwick

Henry Percy of Alnwick
HENRY PERCY OF ALNWICK son of the 9th earl of Northumberland, royalist courtier but frequently in various kinds of trouble. Date: ? - 1659

Background imagePercy Collection: Pierre Francois Percy

Pierre Francois Percy
PIERRE FRANCOIS PERCY French military surgeon Date: 1754 - 1825

Background imagePercy Collection: Henry Earl Percy

Henry Earl Percy
HENRY ALGERNON GEORGE, earl PERCY - statesman, traveller. and as you see, foxhunter : on the other hand, he won the Newdigate prize for poetry at Oxford. Date: 1871 - 1909

Background imagePercy Collection: ALAN PERCY

ALAN PERCY English churchman, master of St Johns College, Cambridge. Date: ? - 1560

Background imagePercy Collection: 11th Earl Northumberland

11th Earl Northumberland
JOSCELINE PERCY, eleventh earl of NORTHUMBERLAND Date: 1644 - 1670

Background imagePercy Collection: First Earl Northumberlnd

First Earl Northumberlnd
HENRY PERCY, first earl of NORTHUMBERLAND statesman, father of Harry Hotspur Percy who figures in Shakespeares Henry IV. Date: 1342 - 1408

Background imagePercy Collection: 10th Earl Northumberland

10th Earl Northumberland
ALGERNON PERCY, tenth earl of NORTHUMBERLAND Naval and military commander Date: 1602 - 1668

Background imagePercy Collection: 1st Duke Northumberland

1st Duke Northumberland
HUGH PERCY (Smithson) first duke of NORTHUMBERLAND his name and reputation linked with that of a mrs W-t-e. Date: 1715 - 1786

Background imagePercy Collection: 4th Duke Northumberland

4th Duke Northumberland
ALGERNON PERCY, fourth duke of NORTHUMBERLAND naval commander Date: 1792 - 1865



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