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Quotation Collection

Background imageQuotation Collection: Churchills praise for RAF Pilots

Churchills praise for RAF Pilots
" Never was so much owed by so many to so few" - Prime Minister Winston Churchill from a speech made on 20th August 1940

Background imageQuotation Collection: Propaganda poster: prime ministers statement

Propaganda poster: prime ministers statement
Second world war propaganda poster. Above a photograph of five brave airmen is a quotation from the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill: Never was so much owed by so many to so few

Background imageQuotation Collection: Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909

Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909
A Liberal Party campaign card for the 1909 General Election. A grim image of an elderly couple heading for the workhouse is contrasted with the partys vision of sunlit fields of waving corn

Background imageQuotation Collection: Shakespeares Bees by Pauline Baynes

Shakespeares Bees by Pauline Baynes
William Shakespeare, lost in thought, and inspired by a swarm of honey bees as he writes Henry V

Background imageQuotation Collection: Shakespeare quotation on a greetings card

Shakespeare quotation on a greetings card (inside pages) -- Heaven give you many, many merry days (The Merry Wives of Windsor). With a colourful spray of flowers. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: William Shakespeare on a Christmas card

William Shakespeare on a Christmas card
Head and shoulders profile portrait of William Shakespeare with a quotation on a Christmas card (front and back covers) -- Heaven bless you and prosper your affairs (Henry IV, Part 2)

Background imageQuotation Collection: Joseph Haydn / Creation

Joseph Haydn / Creation
JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian musician and composer communing with nature, with a quotation from his oratorio, The Creation, below

Background imageQuotation Collection: Silver plated cigarette box with battle scene, WW1

Silver plated cigarette box with battle scene, WW1
Silver plated cigarette box with battle scene after Richard Caton Woodville, First World War, with a quotation from Rudyard Kipling. 1916-1917

Background imageQuotation Collection: Poster, Churchills praise for RAF Pilots

Poster, Churchills praise for RAF Pilots
Poster, Never was so much owed by so many to so few - Prime Minister Winston Churchill from a speech made on 20 August 1940

Background imageQuotation Collection: There'll Always Be An England, WW2 postal cover envelope

There'll Always Be An England, WW2 postal cover envelope
There'll Always Be An England, WW2 American postal cover envelope Date: 1942

Background imageQuotation Collection: Invoices and quotations for aircraft parts, Cody Archive

Invoices and quotations for aircraft parts, Cody Archive
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Original invoices and quotations for aircraft parts to Colonel Samuel Cody dating from 1906. Date: early 20th century

Background imageQuotation Collection: Courtroom Scene

Courtroom Scene
A humorous advertisement illustration depicting a courtroom scene with the quotation, Nice work Ogleby, Nice Work! Date: circa 1939

Background imageQuotation Collection: Marcovitch Cigarettes Advertisement

Marcovitch Cigarettes Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Marcovitch & Co. Ltd. promoting their cigarettes, renowned for distinctive flavor and choice aroma

Background imageQuotation Collection: Courtaulds Courgette Advertisement

Courtaulds Courgette Advertisement
An advertisement for Courtaulds Ltd, promoting Courgette, a very dainty crepe fabric with full surface weave. Image shows a stylish woman at a formal gathering with the quotation Joan dear

Background imageQuotation Collection: WW2 poster, The Battle of Britain, August-October 1940, Churchill quotation in Portuguese - Nunca

WW2 poster, The Battle of Britain, August-October 1940, Churchill quotation in Portuguese - Nunca na Historia da Guerra, tantos deveram tanto a tao poucos

Background imageQuotation Collection: White flowers on an Easter card

White flowers on an Easter card with devotional words and decorative lacy border. circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Pink flowers with blue and gold cross on an Easter card

Pink flowers with blue and gold cross on an Easter card
Pink flowers and red berries with a blue and gold cross on an Easter card, with a Biblical quotation. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: White flowers and a silver cross on an Easter card

White flowers and a silver cross on an Easter card, with a Biblical quotation and a devotional verse. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Flowers, cherubs and crosses on an Easter card

Flowers, cherubs and crosses on an Easter card
Flowers, cherubs and crosses on a three-part Easter card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: White flowers and a cross on an Easter card

White flowers and a cross on an Easter card
White flowers and an ornate cross on a two-part Easter card, with cherub (left) and Paschal Lamb (right). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Purple flowers and a cross on an Easter card

Purple flowers and a cross on an Easter card, with a Biblical quotation. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Cartoon, The Antichrist, WW1

Cartoon, The Antichrist, WW1
Cartoon, The Antichrist will lose his crown and will die in solitude and madness (quotation from a prophecy of Brother Johannes), showing Kaiser Wilhelm II running mad with blood on his hands

Background imageQuotation Collection: Cartoon, Crossing the Bar (death of Tennyson)

Cartoon, Crossing the Bar (death of Tennyson)
Cartoon, Crossing the Bar -- Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) the Poet Laureate "crosses the bar": a quotation from one of his own poems, symbolising death. Date: 1892

Background imageQuotation Collection: Comic postcard, Hotel guest and landlady - Seek and ye shall find Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Hotel guest and landlady - Seek and ye shall find Date: 20th century

Background imageQuotation Collection: Comic postcard, Angry golfer with broken clubs, trying not to swear in front of the vicar

Comic postcard, Angry golfer with broken clubs, trying not to swear in front of the vicar Date: 20th century

Background imageQuotation Collection: Cartoon, The Duke of Edinburgh

Cartoon, The Duke of Edinburgh - So take my advice, and don t go to sea, And you may become ruler of the Queens Navee (a quotation from Gilbert & Sullivans operetta, HMS Pinafore). 1885

Background imageQuotation Collection: Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, with a quotation from Hiawatha, Longfellows long narrative poem. Date: 1935

Background imageQuotation Collection: Sand sculpture of Jesus, Bournemouth, Hampshire

Sand sculpture of Jesus, Bournemouth, Hampshire -- Suffer little children to come unto me, by J Suchomlin. Date: 1931

Background imageQuotation Collection: Charge of the Light Brigade, 25 October 1854

Charge of the Light Brigade, 25 October 1854, with a quotation from Tennysons poem. 1854

Background imageQuotation Collection: Christmas card in the shape of a champagne bottle

Christmas card in the shape of a champagne bottle, open to reveal a verse and a John Bull-type man proposing a toast. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Phil May cartoon - Tuneless Street band

Phil May cartoon - Tuneless Street band
1904

Background imageQuotation Collection: Sending a message over the tickertape circuit

Sending a message over the tickertape circuit
A woman sending a message containing coffee quotations over the tickertape telegraph circuit. Date: 1891

Background imageQuotation Collection: Italian Prime Minister Salandra - Quote on entry into WW1

Italian Prime Minister Salandra - Quote on entry into WW1
Patriotic quotation from a speech delivered at the Italian Capitol on June 2nd, 1915 (as Italy entered WW1) by Antonio Salandra (18531931)

Background imageQuotation Collection: The watchroom of Southwark Fire Station, London

The watchroom of Southwark Fire Station, London. Although this had a telephone switchboard serving the adjacent headquarters of the Brigade

Background imageQuotation Collection: Housing poster, The Home I Want

Housing poster, The Home I Want, with a quotation from Richard Reiss: You cannot expect to get an A1 population out of C3 homes

Background imageQuotation Collection: Cartoon, The Censor at Work, WW1

Cartoon, The Censor at Work, WW1
Cartoon, The Censor at Work as he is seen by the Press, with a quotation from The Taming of the Shrew: Heres snip, and nip, and cut, and slish, and slash, Like to a censer in a barbers shop

Background imageQuotation Collection: Greetings Card Ribbon Bow Blue Birds Bird Red

Greetings Card Ribbon Bow Blue Birds Bird Red
greetings, card, ribbon, bow, blue, birds, bird, red, 1920s, 1910s, bluebird, quotation, tennyson, happy, days, bluebirds, 12016473

Background imageQuotation Collection: Musicians with instruments on a Christmas and New Year card

Musicians with instruments on a Christmas and New Year card
Musicians with instruments on a Christmas card, with a quotation from The Merchant of Venice: I am never merry when I hear sweet music. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Late Victorian 1890s Card Cards Greetings Xmas

Late Victorian 1890s Card Cards Greetings Xmas
late, victorian, 1890s, card, cards, greetings, xmas, leaf, leaves, flower, flowers, bud, buds, gold, shiny, material, blue, mauve, christmas, quotation, pope, poetry, poem, handwriting, handwritten

Background imageQuotation Collection: Christmas card in the shape of a white carnation

Christmas card in the shape of a white carnation, open to reveal a nature scene and a greeting. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: William Shakespeare's Will on a Christmas card

William Shakespeare's Will on a Christmas card -- a local habitation and a name. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: White flowers, cross and anchor on an Easter card

White flowers, cross and anchor on an Easter card
White flowers, a wooden cross, an anchor and an Easter egg in a blue ribbon on an Easter card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Membership certificate, Labour Party 50th Anniversary

Membership certificate, Labour Party 50th Anniversary
Membership certificate, In commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Labour Party (1900-1950), for use during the Jubilee Year, with quotations from Keir Hardie and Clement Attlee. Date: 1950

Background imageQuotation Collection: White flowers on a tambourine-shaped birthday card

White flowers on a tambourine-shaped birthday card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageQuotation Collection: Cartoon, The Mad Dog of Europe, WW1

Cartoon, The Mad Dog of Europe, WW1
Cartoon, America should help to catch the mad dog of Europe (a quotation from the New York Press). Showing an allegorical America driving out Kaiser Wilhelm II. Date: 1915

Background imageQuotation Collection: Art Nouveau design, Ex Ungue Leonem

Art Nouveau design, Ex Ungue Leonem
Art Nouveau design with the Latin proverb: Ex Ungue Leonem (We know the lion by his claw). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageQuotation Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster

WW1 Recruitment Poster
Come Now - Your arms, uniform and accoutrements are ready waiting for you (quotation from Lord Kitchener at the Guildhall, July 1915) - Be honest with yourself

Background imageQuotation Collection: Three young women on a yacht at Cowes, Isle of Wight

Three young women on a yacht at Cowes, Isle of Wight
Three young women standing on the deck of Mr Inglebys yacht Esperance in the Solent during the Cowes Regatta, Isle of Wight, dressed in almost identical outfits



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