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Background imageProminent Collection: Simon De Montfort(Elder)

Simon De Montfort(Elder)
SIMON DE MONTFORT 5th Earl of Leicester French nobleman, took part in 4th Crusade, prominent leader of Albigensian Crusade, died at siege of Toulouse in 1218

Background imageProminent Collection: Beresfords Coach

Beresfords Coach
The private coach of Lord Charles Beresford, a prominent figure in the coaching revival. Date: 1889

Background imageProminent Collection: A map of the Colne Valley Cloth District

A map of the Colne Valley Cloth District
Pictorial map of the Colne Valley Cloth District in Yorkshire, drawn by the poster artist and designer Leslie MacDonald Gill the year before his death, in 1946

Background imageProminent Collection: Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk. III - head-on view

Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk. III - head-on view
Royal Air Force Martin 187 Baltimore B Mk.III. The prominent Boulton-Paul mid-upper turret can be clearly seen - head-on view from the photographers favourite Handley Page Hampden mount - 24th

Background imageProminent Collection: Loco Old Coppernob

Loco Old Coppernob
The Furness Railways locomotive no 3, known as Old Coppernob - no prizes for guessing why, though the prominent boiler must have impeded the drivers vision. Date: 1846

Background imageProminent Collection: Raoul Rigault

Raoul Rigault
RAOUL RIGAULT French radical, prominent in the Paris Commune until he was shot by soldiers in the street, crying Vive la Commune ! Date: 1846 - 1871

Background imageProminent Collection: David Wright

David Wright
LANCE-BOMBARDIER DAVID WRIGHT Illustrator and artist, photographed for the Sketch during his time with the Royal Artillery in 1942

Background imageProminent Collection: Joseph & Louisa Rhine

Joseph & Louisa Rhine
Joseph Banks Rhine and his wife Louisa, prominent American parapsychologists; he is known for clinical experiments with ESP, she studied spontaneous cases

Background imageProminent Collection: Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826 - 1902), British public servant and prominent member of Victorian society. Date: late 1890s

Background imageProminent Collection: Marechal Michel Ney

Marechal Michel Ney
MICHEL, PRINCE NEY marechal de France, prominent at Jena, during the retreat from Moscow and at Waterloo, but shamefully shot for his participation in the 100 Days. Date: 1769 - 1815

Background imageProminent Collection: Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18

Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18
Engraving showing a meeting held at the Guidhall, London, in 1890 to raise funds on behalf of Russian Jews. The prominent figures shown are (from left to right)

Background imageProminent Collection: Prominent members of the racing set at Goodwood

Prominent members of the racing set at Goodwood
Lord Stradbroke, Lady Hamilton, Lady Stradbroke and Sir John Cotterell at the Goodwood races

Background imageProminent Collection: Piper PA-23 Apache G-ASHC

Piper PA-23 Apache G-ASHC
Piper PA-23-160 Apache G-ASHC Crashed 21 March 1964 at Melling, near Aintree village, on Grand National Day, killing all five persons on board (pilot and four passengers)

Background imageProminent Collection: French Caricatures, Hodgepodge of Heads

French Caricatures, Hodgepodge of Heads
A selection of caricatures of prominent French figures, including Minister of Public Works Pierre Baudin, painter Albert Pierre Rene Maignan, historian and journalist Georges Eugene Sorel

Background imageProminent Collection: Portrait D'Albert Guillaume

Portrait D'Albert Guillaume
A portrait sketch of French painter and caricaturist, Albert Guillaume, 1873-1942. He is seen here, at work on a living room table, wearing a dressing gown

Background imageProminent Collection: Madame Sze

Madame Sze
A portrait oil painting of Madame Sze, the wife of prominent Chinese politician, Alfred Sao-Ke Sze, who served as Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom and United States at various periods

Background imageProminent Collection: Lincoln's Inn Gateway

Lincoln's Inn Gateway
A detailed painting of Linoln's Inn Gateway, the name was taken from Henry Lacy, Earl of Lincoln and during the reign of Henry VIII, Sir Thomas Lovell was a prominent builder here

Background imageProminent Collection: Louise Abbema, artist, photographed in her studio

Louise Abbema, artist, photographed in her studio
Louise Abbema, artist, (30 October 1853 ?? 10 July 1927), French painter, sculptor, and designer. Abbema was a prominent artist of the Belle epoque movement in Paris

Background imageProminent Collection: Sir Saul Samuel and Sir Alfred Stephen

Sir Saul Samuel and Sir Alfred Stephen
A minimalistic pencil sketch of two gentlemen. Sir Saul Samuel, an Australian colonial merchant, member of parliament, pastoralist and prominent Jew

Background imageProminent Collection: Elizabeth Douglas-Home, Lady Dunglass

Elizabeth Douglas-Home, Lady Dunglass
Elizabeth Douglas-Home (1909-1990) was born Elizabeth Alington. She married Alec Douglas-Home, the future Prime Minister, in 1936. Date: 1939

Background imageProminent Collection: Donald Soper, Methodist minister, socialist and pacifist

Donald Soper, Methodist minister, socialist and pacifist
Donald Oliver Soper, Baron Soper (1903-1998), prominent Methodist minister, socialist and pacifist. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageProminent Collection: Tadeusz Makowski, Polish-born artist based in Paris

Tadeusz Makowski, Polish-born artist based in Paris
Tadeusz Makowski (1882-1932), prominent Polish-born painter based in Paris from 1909. Seen here in a self-portrait, with palette and brushes, and a small bird perching on the top. Date: circa 1919

Background imageProminent Collection: SECOND EARL ZETLAND

SECOND EARL ZETLAND
THOMAS DUNDAS, second earl of ZETLAND (1795 - 1873), prominent Freemason, at the time of his death

Background imageProminent Collection: A bird's eye view of an English country town - Tunbridge Wells

A bird's eye view of an English country town - Tunbridge Wells, Kent - the prominent white building is probably the town's chief coaching inn and hostelry. Date: 1719

Background imageProminent Collection: Some of the prominent figures in a NUWSS London procession. Also shown are some of the 70 banners

Some of the prominent figures in a NUWSS London procession. Also shown are some of the 70 banners carried commemorating great women through the ages. Date: 13 June 1908

Background imageProminent Collection: Comic postcard, Putting on weight at the seaside

Comic postcard, Putting on weight at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageProminent Collection: The Promenade de la Croisette, Cannes, France

The Promenade de la Croisette, Cannes, France
19th century vintage photograph: The Promenade de la Croisette or Boulevard de la Croisette, is a prominent road in Cannes, France. It stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea

Background imageProminent Collection: High Street scene with David Greig grocery store

High Street scene with David Greig grocery store
High Street with a David Greig grocery store, a Men Only shop, pedestrians and cyclists. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageProminent Collection: Georgian houses in Central London

Georgian houses in Central London
A view through an arch of Georgian houses in Central London with gas lamp prominent. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageProminent Collection: PS Kroyer

PS Kroyer
Peder Severin Kroyer (1851-1909). Self-portrait of the prominent Danish artist

Background imageProminent Collection: Denis Colbron Pearse

Denis Colbron Pearse (1873-1971). Son of Alfred Pearse, prolific 19th century artist and engraver. A book illustrator and later in life became a prominent member of the Boy Scouts Association in

Background imageProminent Collection: Bowyer House

Bowyer House
The Bowyer family, prominent in the annals of Camberwell, settled there in the time of Henry VIII. Bowyer House, built around the reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Background imageProminent Collection: Crown and Sceptre Inn, Greenwich

Crown and Sceptre Inn, Greenwich
The Crown & Sceptre Tap was situated on Crane Street. This prominent riverside tavern closed around the turn of the 20th century and has long since been demolished. Date: 1875

Background imageProminent Collection: Hackney Views

Hackney Views
Views of prominent Hackney buildings - Brook House, 1765, Barbers Barn, 1750 and Shore Place, 1736. Date: 1875

Background imageProminent Collection: Maple prominent and heart moth

Maple prominent and heart moth
Maple prominent, Ptilodon cucullina 1 and heart moth, Dicycla oo 2-5. Phalaena Bombyx cuculla. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die

Background imageProminent Collection: Poplar lappet and small lappet moths

Poplar lappet and small lappet moths
Poplar lappet, Gastropacha populifolia, and small lappet, Phyllodesma ilicifolia, larva, pupa, chrysalis

Background imageProminent Collection: Coxcomb prominent, Ptilodon capucinus

Coxcomb prominent, Ptilodon capucinus 1-5. Phalaena camelina, capucina. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen

Background imageProminent Collection: Pale prominent, heart and club, and dark sword-grass

Pale prominent, heart and club, and dark sword-grass
Pale prominent, Pterostoma palpina, heart and club, Agrotis clavis, and dark sword-grass, Agrotis ipsilon. Phalaena palpina, clavis, spinula

Background imageProminent Collection: Leopard moth, Zeuzera pyrina

Leopard moth, Zeuzera pyrina. Phalaena aesculi. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur

Background imageProminent Collection: Great prominent, Peridea anceps

Great prominent, Peridea anceps. Bombyx trepida. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur

Background imageProminent Collection: Three-humped prominent, olive moth and turnip moth

Three-humped prominent, olive moth and turnip moth
Three-humped prominent, Notodonta tritophus, olive moth, Prays oleae, and turnip moth, Agrotis segetum. Phalaena tritophus, oleagina, segetum

Background imageProminent Collection: Muslin footman and oak eggar moths

Muslin footman and oak eggar moths
Muslin footman, Nudaria mundana, male 1, female 2, and oak eggar moth, Lasiocampa quercifolia, female 3, larva, 4, 5, pupa 6, chrysalis 7

Background imageProminent Collection: Pebble prominent and iron prominent

Pebble prominent and iron prominent
Pebble prominent, Notodonta ziczac, and iron prominent, Notodonta dromedarius. Phalaena ziczac, dromedarius. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph

Background imageProminent Collection: Figure of eight, swallow prominent and Drymonia

Figure of eight, swallow prominent and Drymonia
Figure of eight moth, Diloba caeruleocephala, swallow prominent, Pheosia tremula, and Drymonia velitaris moth. Bombyx caeruleocephela, dictaea, velitaris

Background imageProminent Collection: Dark tussock, Dicallomera fascelina

Dark tussock, Dicallomera fascelina. Bombyx fascelina. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johan Georg Sturm from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur

Background imageProminent Collection: Nut-tree tussock and plumed prominent

Nut-tree tussock and plumed prominent
Nut-tree tussock, Colocasia coryli, and plumed prominent, Ptilophora plumigera. Phalaena coryli, Phalaena plumigera. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann

Background imageProminent Collection: Tau emperor moth, Aglia tau

Tau emperor moth, Aglia tau, male, female, variant, larva, pupa and chrysalis. Phalaena Attacus tau. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Georg Klinger from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers

Background imageProminent Collection: Black V moth, Arctornis l-nigrum

Black V moth, Arctornis l-nigrum. Bombyx V nigrum. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann Christoph Espers Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur



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