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Percy Collection (#7)

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

Background imagePercy Collection: 4Rd Duke Northumberland

4Rd Duke Northumberland
HUGH PERCY, third duke of NORTHUMBERLAND statesman, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland Date: 1785 - 1847

Background imagePercy Collection: 2nd Duke Northumberland

2nd Duke Northumberland
HUGH PERCY, earl and second duke of NORTHUMBERLAND soldier and statesman Date: 1742 - 1817

Background imagePercy Collection: 9th Earl Northumberland

9th Earl Northumberland
HENRY PERCY, ninth earl of NORTHUMBERLAND statesman and scientist Date: 1564 - 1632

Background imagePercy Collection: 7th Earl Northumberland

7th Earl Northumberland
THOMAS PERCY, seventh earl of NORTHUMBERLAND statesman Date: 1528 - 1576

Background imagePercy Collection: James Pery Miller

James Pery Miller
Sir JAMES PERCY MILLER Scottish sportsman, well wrapped up in a coat with a big fur collar. Date: 1854 - 1906

Background imagePercy Collection: Dorothy Ctess Leicester

Dorothy Ctess Leicester
DOROTHY countess of LEICESTER (nee Percy) wife of Robert Sidney, second earl. Date: ? - 1659

Background imagePercy Collection: A Sonata of Daicellos

A Sonata of Daicellos (1907). Gethin, Percy 1874-1916. Date: 1907

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy French

Percy French 1854-1920. Staples, Sir Robert Ponsonby Bt. 1853 - 1943

Background imagePercy Collection: Football Terms Illustrated - Two good full backs

Football Terms Illustrated - Two good full backs! A contented broad rural countryfolk couple take a constitutional stroll through the village. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePercy Collection: Football Terms Illustrated - Well Collared

Football Terms Illustrated - Well Collared!. Two smart Gents (Dedicated Followers of Fashion!) in really rather ridiculous starched collars, stroll arm in arm down Park Lane past Marble Arch

Background imagePercy Collection: Market Reports illustrated - Game - Supply Strong

Market Reports illustrated - Game - Supply Strong. A Fair clearance was effected! A Butcher scares away his customers (a rather well-heeled family)

Background imagePercy Collection: Musical Terms Up to Date - Adagio - very Slow

Musical Terms Up to Date - Adagio - very Slow! A pretty young girl sits expectantly, whilst her elderly suitor takes a LONG TIME to make his move! Date: circa 1905

Background imagePercy Collection: Football Terms Illustrated - A Plucky Try - Running for bus

Football Terms Illustrated - A Plucky Try - Running for bus
(Rugby) Football Terms. Illustrated. A Plucky Try. A rather portly and ruddy-cheeked Mother and her sailor suit-clad son make a futile attempt to catch their bus after a busy morning at the shops

Background imagePercy Collection: Young gent - bored at Newlyn, Cornwall

Young gent - bored at Newlyn, Cornwall
A lugubrious young gent with hangdog eyes, bemoaning the lack of fun at Newlyn, Cornwall. Quite what the local tourist board felt about this card is anyones guess!! Date: circa 1905

Background imagePercy Collection: Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up

Billiards Illustrated - Tucked Up - a handsome male patient is grateful for the care and attention provided by a pretty young nurse, tending to his needs. Date: circa 1903

Background imagePercy Collection: Billiards Illustrated - Trying for the pocket

Billiards Illustrated - Trying for the pocket - A youthful pickpocket has a rummage through an elderly gentlemans trouser pocket whist he browses some titles on a bookstall. Date: circa 1903

Background imagePercy Collection: Billiards Illustrated - A Little Too Fine

Billiards Illustrated - A Little Too Fine
A fisherman fly fishing in a Scottish Loch is thwarted in his attempts to land a sprightly salmon by his choice of fishing line, which appears to be far too thin

Background imagePercy Collection: Billiards Illustrated - Spot Barred

Billiards Illustrated - Spot Barred
A relaxing Vicar, just about to don his tripey bathing suit and take a dip at a likelt spot, is thwarted by a zealous landowner

Background imagePercy Collection: Racing Illustrated - A doubtful starter

Racing Illustrated - A doubtful starter - a seaside donkey is les than keen on taking a corpulent holidaymaker for a stroll across the sand... Date: circa 1903

Background imagePercy Collection: Cricket Illustrated - Bounder-y

Cricket Illustrated - Bounder-y
Cricket Illustrated - " Bounder-y!" A superb postcard (as ever) by Bradshaw showing three caddish English Bounders of the Top Drawer, ready to cause some larks and pranks at the seaside

Background imagePercy Collection: Cricket Illustrated - Run Out

Cricket Illustrated - Run Out! A rather sozzled gent is escorted from the premises (a Music Hall) by the doorman. His helpful Junior understudy follow behind with the wobbly chaps overcoat

Background imagePercy Collection: Market Reports Illustrated - Hares - Moderate Supply

Market Reports Illustrated - Hares - Moderate Supply
Market Reports Illustrated - " Hares - Only a very moderate supply!" A barber ponders the task ahead (get it?) as he is faced with an elderly gentleman who happen to be rather follicularly

Background imagePercy Collection: Fall / Wheaten Terrier / 59

Fall / Wheaten Terrier / 59
GAY of BINHEATH Owner: Heber Percy Date: 1959

Background imagePercy Collection: C W A Scott and Giles Guthrie

C W A Scott and Giles Guthrie
C.W.A. Scott and Giles Guthrie, winners of the Schlesinger Portsmouth to Johannesburg race, attended the Mansion House to hand to the Lord Mayor, Sir Percy Vincent

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy Pilcher with the Hawk

Percy Pilcher with the Hawk

Background imagePercy Collection: Pilcher Hawk in flight signed by Percy Pilcher

Pilcher Hawk in flight signed by Percy Pilcher

Background imagePercy Collection: A 1949 jet deflection vectored-thrust propulsion concept

A 1949 jet deflection vectored-thrust propulsion concept by Percy Walwyn. Date: 1949

Background imagePercy Collection: Percy Sinclair Pilcher 1866-1899 in his study

Percy Sinclair Pilcher 1866-1899 in his study
Percy Sinclair Pilcher, 1866-1899, in his study

Background imagePercy Collection: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

Background imagePercy Collection: Union Workhouse, Ipswich, Suffolk

Union Workhouse, Ipswich, Suffolk
A bird s-eye view plan of the new Ipswich union workhouse designed by Stephen Salter and H Percy Adams with Lister Newcombe. The building, on Great Whip Street, opened in 1899. Date: 1899

Background imagePercy Collection: Lady Agnes Buller - 2

Lady Agnes Buller - 2
LADY AGNES (nee Percy) BULLER daughter of the duke of Northumberland, wife of Major-General Frederick T Buller, depicted playing the harp in a turban. Date: ? - 1856

Background imagePercy Collection: Lady Agnes Buller - 1

Lady Agnes Buller - 1
LADY AGNES (nee Percy) BULLER daughter of the duke of Northumberland, wife of Major-General Frederick T Buller, Date: ? - 1856

Background imagePercy Collection: The roll call, a masque of the Red Cross, by Percy MacKaye

The roll call, a masque of the Red Cross, by Percy MacKaye. Poster showing a draped figure reaching upward toward the insignia of the Red Cross. Date 1918

Background imagePercy Collection: The Bill Met With Strong Opposition

The Bill Met With Strong Opposition
Parliamentary Notes illustrated - The Bill Met With Strong Opposition! Date: circa 1905

Background imagePercy Collection: Market Reports Series - Miniature Fish for Breakfast

Market Reports Series - Miniature Fish for Breakfast
One of the Market Reports illustrated postcard series. Fish: There was a poor supply this morning. A gentleman baulks at the miniature nature of his breakfast kipper

Background imagePercy Collection: Lieutenant General Pennefather, & Captain Wing, Captain Laya

Lieutenant General Pennefather, & Captain Wing, Captain Layard, Captain Ellison, Colonel Wilbraham, Colonel Percy Herbert, Major Thackwell & Dr. Wood, officers of his staff

Background imagePercy Collection: Market Reports Series - Sugar in Good Demand

Market Reports Series - Sugar in Good Demand
One of the Market Reports illustrated postcard series. Sugar was in good demand! Two toddlers reach out from their high chairs in vain toward the sugar bowl



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