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Pitman Collection

Background imagePitman Collection: Writing / Shorthand Pitman

Writing / Shorthand Pitman
Shorthand writing: an example of Pitmans system, boasting that Fortune magazine has gained over 100, 000 subscribers in five short years

Background imagePitman Collection: Titanic whistle and Turkish Bath ticket

Titanic whistle and Turkish Bath ticket
1. The brass Thunderer whistle of HJ Pitman, 3rd Officer on the Titanic, with an inscribed label attached. 2. A Turkish Bath ticket

Background imagePitman Collection: Sir Isaac Pitman

Sir Isaac Pitman
SIR ISaC PITMAN Inventor of a system of shorthand Date: 1813 - 1897

Background imagePitman Collection: Oxford Crew, The Boat Race, outdoor sporting portrait

Oxford Crew, The Boat Race, outdoor sporting portrait of 9, with 4 seated, in caps and blazers. Captioned with names, C D Burnell, C K Philips, W B Stewart, T H E Stretch, W E Crum, M C Pilkington

Background imagePitman Collection: Pitmans School, Southampton Row, London

Pitmans School, Southampton Row, London - School Building of the famous Secretarial School, teaching secretarial skills such as shorthand and typing

Background imagePitman Collection: Wheat Field With Cypresses

Wheat Field With Cypresses
A landscape oil painting by Van Gogh, showing the wheat field with cypresses, using a rich impasto technique and signature swirling brush strokes. Date: circa 1932

Background imagePitman Collection: Jenny Pitman - Racehorse trainer

Jenny Pitman - Racehorse trainer Date: 1970s - 1980s

Background imagePitman Collection: William D B Curry and Frederick I Pitman, rowers

William D B Curry and Frederick I Pitman, rowers
William D B Curry and Frederick (Freddie) Islay Pitman (1863-1942), rowers. They both took part in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race of 1884

Background imagePitman Collection: Suffragette Annie Kenney Released Prisoners

Suffragette Annie Kenney Released Prisoners. Annie Kenney (1879-1953) at a reception in the Queens Hotel Bristol to welcome two released prisoners in March 1909

Background imagePitman Collection: Titanic officers who survived the disaster

Titanic officers who survived the disaster
A photograph, with signatures, of four Titanic officers who survived the disaster

Background imagePitman Collection: Pocket flask and napkin ring from Titanic

Pocket flask and napkin ring from Titanic
1. A silver pocket flask belonging to Florence Ware, a second class passenger who survived the Titanic disaster. It was given to her by the bandmaster, Wallace Hartley. 2

Background imagePitman Collection: Sir Isaac Pitman, c. 1897

Sir Isaac Pitman, c. 1897
Photographic portrait of Sir Isaac Pitman (1813-1897), the English teacher and inventor of shorthand, pictured c.1897


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