Skip to main content

Plucking Collection

Background imagePlucking Collection: Raphael Kirchner - Art Nouveau Girl playing the harp

Raphael Kirchner - Art Nouveau Girl playing the harp from the Greek Virgins postcard series. Date: 1900

Background imagePlucking Collection: George Morris inventor of the 12 volt electric Welsh Harp

George Morris inventor of the 12 volt electric Welsh Harp
George Morris inventor of the 12 volt portable electric Welsh Harp, testing his invention in the hills of Snowdonia, North Wales Date: 1988

Background imagePlucking Collection: EVIL-DOERS PUNISHED

EVIL-DOERS PUNISHED
A man who took the name of God in vain, and another who violated the Sabbath by plucking a few straws in the fields, are stoned to death - such is God's Law !

Background imagePlucking Collection: Dame, what makes your ducks to die

Dame, what makes your ducks to die, ducks to die, ducks to die; Dame, what makes your ducks to die, on Christmas-day in the morning

Background imagePlucking Collection: Trades in Regency England: basket making, geese plucking

Trades in Regency England: basket making, geese plucking and whips. Basket-maker weaving willow into baskets and hampers on the Isle of Ely 34

Background imagePlucking Collection: Trades in Norfolk, Regency England. Barley, turnips and game

Trades in Norfolk, Regency England. Barley, turnips and game. Farm laborers on a straw bail after a barley harvest 34, sheep eating turnips 35, and hunter poaching for game rabbits 36

Background imagePlucking Collection: Birthday card, This is no blues number

Birthday card, This is no blues number. 20th century

Background imagePlucking Collection: Monsieur de La Live de Jully by Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Monsieur de La Live de Jully by Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805) - painting on canvas. Date: 1759

Background imagePlucking Collection: PLUCKING RABBIT FUR 1895

PLUCKING RABBIT FUR 1895
Women working at home pulling fur from rabbit skins to stuff beds. Date: 1895

Background imagePlucking Collection: Tea plantation workers, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Tea plantation workers, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Tea plantation workers in the fields, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1930

Background imagePlucking Collection: Alice Terry - American film actress

Alice Terry - American film actress
Alice Terry (1899-1987) - American film actress, mostly active during the silent era. Date: circa late 1920s

Background imagePlucking Collection: A begging musician in Suez, Egypt

A begging musician in Suez, Egypt
A begging street musician holding his traditional plucking instrument in Suez, Egypt Date: circa 1910

Background imagePlucking Collection: ILN cover 1957, Assyrian ivory carving at Nimrud

ILN cover 1957, Assyrian ivory carving at Nimrud
Front cover of the Illustrated London News, 23rd November 1957. A god or prince plucking the flowering lotus: one of a series of superb ivories found in a hitherto untouched Assyrian palace at

Background imagePlucking Collection: Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Promotional postcard of one of R. C. Carters 1901 cartoons of famous performers of the day. Forbes-Robertson As The Moody Dane

Background imagePlucking Collection: A Japanese Koto player

A Japanese Koto player. A Koto is a type of Zither with 13 strings, played by plucking the strings with ivory plectrums attached to the fingers. Date: 1932

Background imagePlucking Collection: And old woman plucking a Thanksgiving Turkey

And old woman plucking a Thanksgiving Turkey. American Postcard. Date: 1909

Background imagePlucking Collection: Anne Maria Hughes

Anne Maria Hughes
ANNE MARIA HUGHES (nee Petre) the wife of Arthur Hughes, idly plucking the strings of her guitar. Date: ? - 1864

Background imagePlucking Collection: Japan - Woman in a kimono playing a traditional Koto

Japan - Woman in a kimono playing a traditional Koto
Japan - Woman in a kimono playing a traditional 13-stringed Koto. Date: circa 1907

Background imagePlucking Collection: Raphael Kirchner - Pretty lady on a Chimney with broom harp

Raphael Kirchner - Pretty lady on a Chimney with broom harp
Fantasy card by Raphael Kirchner - Pretty lady sat above the rooftops atop a Chimney plucking the strings of a broom harp Date: circa 1903

Background imagePlucking Collection: Harpist - Mavis Shellshear

Harpist - Mavis Shellshear - displaying admirable pluck! Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlucking Collection: Silhouette of Street Musicians - Geneva, Switzerland

Silhouette of Street Musicians - Geneva, Switzerland
Silhouette of Street Musicians (Harpist and viol player) - Geneva, Switzerland. A street dog seems to be enjoying their performance! Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlucking Collection: Maxim Gorky, Russian Writer with a Gusli Player

Maxim Gorky, Russian Writer with a Gusli Player
Alexei Maximovich Peshkov (Maxim Gorky) (1868-1936), Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the Socialist Realism literary method and a political activist

Background imagePlucking Collection: Women picking tea - Sri Lanka

Women picking tea - Sri Lanka Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePlucking Collection: Askett Duck Farm

Askett Duck Farm
Picking shed, Askett Duck Farm, Aylesbury 1900 Date: 1900

Background imagePlucking Collection: Eyebrow shaping advertisement

Eyebrow shaping advertisement
Advertisement for Phyllis Earle salons of London recommending eyebrow shaping by professionals in order to achieve the delicate arch which is so desirable. Date: 1927

Background imagePlucking Collection: Italy - Four Classical Roman Ladies

Italy - Four Classical Roman Ladies (in the Art Nouveau style!) one of whom is playing a harp. Date: circa 1904

Background imagePlucking Collection: Sri Lanka - Picking and weighing tea

Sri Lanka - Picking and weighing tea
Picking and weighing Green Tea in Sri Lanka

Background imagePlucking Collection: Ostrich Farm Mafagascar

Ostrich Farm Mafagascar
Plucking feathers from an ostrich in Madagascar. Some fashionable ladies pin whole birds on their hats, but that isn t easy with ostriches, so a few feathers must suffice

Background imagePlucking Collection: Eyecare / Eyebrow Plucking

Eyecare / Eyebrow Plucking
Plucking eyebrows with the aid of tweezers and a magnifying make-up mirror

Background imagePlucking Collection: LA Musique Des Chats

LA Musique Des Chats
LA MUSIQUE DES CHATS A French showman invites you to hear his singing cats, who also, it seems, play the violin, plucking the catgut

Background imagePlucking Collection: Sleeping Beauty Kitchen

Sleeping Beauty Kitchen
Everyone in the palace falls into a deep sleep, including the kitchen staff


All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping