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Proprietor Collection

Background imageProprietor Collection: Sealyham Riding a Sheep

Sealyham Riding a Sheep
Jimmie, a tame sheep belonging to Mr V. Payne, a garage proprietor of West Malling, Kent, takes its Sealyham doggy friend for piggy backs ! Date: 19 February 1937

Background imageProprietor Collection: Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire

Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire
The proprietor/owner washes Potatoes in a rotary hand-cranked washer prior to peeling at the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imageProprietor Collection: Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
A young girl (likely the daughter of the shop owner) prepares chips at a Fish & Chip Shop in Morecambe Lancashire. Note the wonderful chipper machine on the counter

Background imageProprietor Collection: Young boy and hot fat fryers - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Young boy and hot fat fryers - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
Young boy (the son of the owner) standing next to the hot fat fryers - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imageProprietor Collection: Dipping plaice in batter - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Dipping plaice in batter - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
The owner/proprietor dipping plaice (or another type of flat fish) into a ceramic pot of batter in a Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire, before placing into the hot fat fryer behind

Background imageProprietor Collection: Oliver Brown

Oliver Brown
OLIVER BROWN London Art Dealer, proprietor of the Leicester Galleries. Date: 1885 - 1966

Background imageProprietor Collection: Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times

Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times
Caricature of John Corlett (1841-1915), founder, proprietor and editor of The Sporting Times. Real Jam! He is annoyed that the cabman charges eighteen pence to drive someone one mile and 1700 yards

Background imageProprietor Collection: King George IV pub, Montpelier Square, Knightsbridge, London

King George IV pub, Montpelier Square, Knightsbridge, London. circa 1910

Background imageProprietor Collection: Three Salmons Inn with staff, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales

Three Salmons Inn with staff, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales
The Three Salmons Inn in the town of Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales, with three members of staff, including the landlord, John Herbert (left) and his wife (right)

Background imageProprietor Collection: Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins

Notebook and wig of Justice Hawkins
A notebook and wig once belonging to the English Judge, Justice Hawkins (Henry Hawkins, 1st Baron Brampton), given to Horatio William Bottomley, Liberal MP

Background imageProprietor Collection: Bell and Mackerel Pub

Bell and Mackerel Pub
The Bell and Mackerel public house, Mile End Road, east London, at one time a famous museum and noted for its coaching proprietor. Sadly, demolished in about 1910

Background imageProprietor Collection: Federal Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia

Federal Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia
Federal Hotel, William Street, Fremantle, Western Australia Date: circa 1908

Background imageProprietor Collection: Village Stores, Deddington, Oxfordshire

Village Stores, Deddington, Oxfordshire
Village Stores, Deddington, near Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. Proprietor Tucker (Otters Restaurant in 2013) Date: 1900s

Background imageProprietor Collection: John Walter - 1

John Walter - 1
JOHN WALTER (junior) statesman, proprietor of The Times Date: 1818 - 1894

Background imageProprietor Collection: Sketch of W. F. Mitchell, proprietor of the Palas de Danse

Sketch of W. F. Mitchell, proprietor of the Palas de Danse
Sketch of W.F. Mitchell, proprietor of the Palas de Danse, Hammersmith, London, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imageProprietor Collection: Mother Louse Alewife

Mother Louse Alewife
Mother Louse, alewife, proprietor of Louse Hall, near Oxford : she is said to have been the last woman in England to wear a ruff

Background imageProprietor Collection: Hardware shop in Islington, London

Hardware shop in Islington, London with very extensive stock. Proprietor stands at door. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Last of the Dandies, Her Majestys Theatre, London

The Last of the Dandies, Her Majestys Theatre, London
The Last of the Dandies, by Clyde Fitch, Her Majestys Theatre, London, proprietor and manager Henry Beerbohm Tree, who directed the production. 1901

Background imageProprietor Collection: Queensland, Australia - Surfers Paradise Hotel

Queensland, Australia - Surfers Paradise Hotel (Tropical Gradens & Zoo) - Proprietor Jim Cavill. Buit in 1925 - name changed in 1933 to Surfers Paradise - destroyed by fire on Monday 6th July, 1936

Background imageProprietor Collection: Ye Olde Bull and Bell Pub, Ropemaker Street, London

Ye Olde Bull and Bell Pub, Ropemaker Street, London, EC2. Proprietor - Walter Edwin Hallpike. Destroyed in the Blitz, circa 1941. Date: circa 1938

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Peacemakers

The Peacemakers
This tempera painting shows a ransacked area, where some military men are holding a blonde haired woman captive, with the proprietor sat at the table with a rope around his neck. Date: circa 1918

Background imageProprietor Collection: Horatio Bottomley, outdoor photograph, top hat and overcoat

Horatio Bottomley, outdoor photograph, top hat and overcoat
Horatio Bottomley, outdoor reportage photograph in top hat and overcoat. Captioned, Horatio the Great: Mr Bottomley, the most Courted man in the World'

Background imageProprietor Collection: Advert, Ipswich Hippodrome, St Nicholas Street

Advert, Ipswich Hippodrome, St Nicholas Street, offering the cream of variety talent Date: 1912

Background imageProprietor Collection: Wharf Interior, The Thames

Wharf Interior, The Thames
An etching showing an interior of a business premises on the East London Wharf by The Thames River. The business proprietor, William Jones, a lime burner, is leaning on a nearby barrel. Date: 1859

Background imageProprietor Collection: Whittingham's London Hotel, Taunton

Whittingham's London Hotel, Taunton - with a fine array of motor cars, vehicles and patrons arranged in front of the exterior

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Cavour Palace Hotel, Siracusa, Sicily, Italy - Proprietor E

The Cavour Palace Hotel, Siracusa, Sicily, Italy - Proprietor E. Coppa - Bathrooms (and radiators!) available. Date: circa 1907

Background imageProprietor Collection: Silver vase surmounted by a winged figure representing the Flight of Genius presented

Silver vase surmounted by a winged figure representing the Flight of Genius presented to George Smith, proprietor of the Pall Mall Gazette by members of the medical profession in London

Background imageProprietor Collection: Alberta, Canada - Bright View, Post Office and store

Alberta, Canada - Bright View, Post Office and store proprietor A. A. Goodhand (postmaster between 1907 and 1911) and family - circa 1910. Date: circa 1910

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Two at Pervyse with Shot the dog memorial, Ypres

The Two at Pervyse with Shot the dog memorial, Ypres
This memorial is in the garden of the Ariane Hotel in Ypres. The Two is the title given to two extrordinary British laidies, Elsie Knocker and Mairie Chisholm

Background imageProprietor Collection: Cartoon, The Gaiety Ghost

Cartoon, The Gaiety Ghost
Cartoon, Edward O Connor Terry (1844-1912), actor and theatre proprietor, and The Gaiety Theatre Ghost - I ll follow thee! (No pride about Terry.) 1885

Background imageProprietor Collection: Cartoon, Music Hall Proprietors

Cartoon, Music Hall Proprietors
Cartoon, The dismay of the Music-Hall Proprietors when they heard of the threatened destruction of the Inventions Exhibition, knew no bounds

Background imageProprietor Collection: Cartoon, Mr John Corlett, Sporting Times editor

Cartoon, Mr John Corlett, Sporting Times editor
Cartoon, Mr John Corlett - Yea, more than a prophet. John Corlett (1841-1915) was the founder, proprietor and editor of The Sporting Times. 1885

Background imageProprietor Collection: Florence Fenwick Miller, English journalist and author

Florence Fenwick Miller, English journalist and author
Florence Fenwick Miller (1854-1935), English journalist, author and social reformer, editor and proprietor of The Womans Signal, an influential feminist journal. 1897

Background imageProprietor Collection: Ethel Comyns Lewer, editor of The Feathered World

Ethel Comyns Lewer, editor of The Feathered World
Ethel Harriet Comyns Lewer (1861-1946), periodical proprietor and editor of The Feathered World. and author of Poultry Keeping (1914). 1897

Background imageProprietor Collection: Advert, Windsor Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland

Advert, Windsor Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland
Advert for Windsor Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, Proprietor A M Thiem. 1905

Background imageProprietor Collection: Grocery Store, Meikle Park, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

Grocery Store, Meikle Park, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Grocery Store of proprietor George Elliott, at 690 Red River Road, Meikle Park, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. circa 1920

Background imageProprietor Collection: Front cover, Beechams Family Almanack

Front cover, Beechams Family Almanack, published by the proprietor of Beechams Pills. Date: 1905

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Graphic

The Graphic
William Maxwell Aitken, First Baron Beaverbrook, (1879-1964), Canadian-born British politician and newspaper proprietor pictured in caricature by Garretto in The Graphic

Background imageProprietor Collection: Toorak Hotel, Julia Creek, Queensland, Australia

Toorak Hotel, Julia Creek, Queensland, Australia
Toorak Hotel at Julia Creek, a sheep station area in Queensland, Australia, proprietor R Marquess. Date: mid-1910s

Background imageProprietor Collection: The Smiths Arms, Godmanstone, Dorset

The Smiths Arms, Godmanstone, Dorset - The Smallest fully licensed house in England. T. E. Arnold - proprietor. Dating to 1420, the building was a former smithy Date: circa 1950

Background imageProprietor Collection: Grocer Accepts Delivery Date: 1948

Grocer Accepts Delivery Date: 1948

Background imageProprietor Collection: Asking Directions Date: 1950

Asking Directions Date: 1950

Background imageProprietor Collection: A fine catch of Salmon - Brioude, France, Haute-Loire region

A fine catch of Salmon - Brioude, France, Haute-Loire region
A fine catch of Salmon - Brioude, France, Haute-Loire Department. The Gentleman in the centre is Monsieur Breul, Proprietor of the Hotel du Commerce at Brioude. Date: circa 1902

Background imageProprietor Collection: Newsagents - Corner Vauxhall Bridge Road and Gillingham St

Newsagents - Corner Vauxhall Bridge Road and Gillingham St
Oswald King - Tobacconist, Newsagent and General Stores at 47 Gillingham Street (on the corner of Vauxhall Bridge Road), Pimlico, London SW1V. Date: 1908

Background imageProprietor Collection: Hugh Cecil Lea

Hugh Cecil Lea (1869 - 1926), British Liberal Party politician and newspaper proprietor. Caption: East St. Pancras. Date: 1907

Background imageProprietor Collection: HOW MANY CHAIRS?

HOW MANY CHAIRS?
A disgruntled looking woman wearing an enormous crinoline is asked by the chair proprietor how many chairs she is sitting on so that he can calculate her bill. Date: 1859

Background imageProprietor Collection: Madame Fillioux - Lyon, France - The Queen of Chickens

Madame Fillioux - Lyon, France - The Queen of Chickens
Madame Fillioux (1865-?) working at her sons (D. Frechin) establishment where she appears to specialise in the sale of wine, asparagus and chickens! 73, Rue Duquesne, Lyon, France

Background imageProprietor Collection: Shaker Extract of Roots (Seigels Syrup) - cures Dyspepsia

Shaker Extract of Roots (Seigels Syrup) - cures Dyspepsia
Two healthy children, who have obviously been taking their Shaker Extract of Roots (Seigels Syrup) - cures Indigestion and Dyspepsia. A. J. White - Proprietor, 168 Duane Street, New York, USA



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