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Reed Collection

Background imageReed Collection: Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin

Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin
Fake naval identity card of Major William Martin. His body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943 carrying sensitive documents

Background imageReed Collection: Music cover, Thats Amore

Music cover, Thats Amore, words by Jack Brooks, music by Harry Warren. Showing Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Donna Reed on a golf course in the film The Caddy. 1953

Background imageReed Collection: Oboe, Wurlitzer

Oboe, Wurlitzer
The Oboe, originally known by its French name, Hautbois

Background imageReed Collection: Crossing River on Reed

Crossing River on Reed
The Chinese patriarch, the Bodhidharma Po-Ti Ta-Mo, needing to cross the Yangtse river, stands on a reed which obligingly ferries him over

Background imageReed Collection: Austin Reed. Tom Purvis

Austin Reed. Tom Purvis. Advertisement for mens overcoats. Date: 1937

Background imageReed Collection: Arundo donax, giant reed

Arundo donax, giant reed
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageReed Collection: Dining Hall, Reedham Orphanage, Purley, Surrey

Dining Hall, Reedham Orphanage, Purley, Surrey
The dining hall at the Reedham Orphanage, Old Lodge Lane, Purley, Surrey. It was founded by the Rev Dr Andrew Reed, a Congregational Minister

Background imageReed Collection: (The Morning After of a Faun) Le Lendemain d un Faune (or

(The Morning After of a Faun) Le Lendemain d un Faune (or, What an Afternoon ) - The Great success of the new ballet L Apres-Midi d un Faune in which the faun, failing to abduct the nymph herself

Background imageReed Collection: White lilies and dragonfly on a Christmas card

White lilies and dragonfly on a Christmas card
White lilies and a dragonfly on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageReed Collection: Donna Reed

Donna Reed (Donna Mullenger) (1921 - 1986), American actress of film and TV

Background imageReed Collection: Toy Seller, Oman

Toy Seller, Oman
In one of the bazaars of the city of Muscat, Oman, Middle East, stands a solitary toy stall, selling reed pipes and gaudily painted wooden dolls. Date: 1930s

Background imageReed Collection: Abyssinian cat on whicker chair

Abyssinian cat on whicker chair
An Abyssinian cat sitting on a whicker chair. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageReed Collection: Royal Horse Artillery Hounds, Shooters Hill, London

Royal Horse Artillery Hounds, Shooters Hill, London
Captain Reed-Scot of the Royal Horse Artillery (Woolwich) leading out his draghounds at Shooters Hill, London. The pack consisted of 18 couples of hounds, kept in adjoining kennels to some foxes

Background imageReed Collection: Clarinet accessories, Wurlitzer

Clarinet accessories, Wurlitzer
Everything to keep a clarinet happy and tuneful including reeds, mouthpieces and cleaners

Background imageReed Collection: Stacking Reed for Thatch

Stacking Reed for Thatch
Stacking reeds to dry at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. Once they have dried, they will be used for thatching roofs

Background imageReed Collection: Village of the Tswana or Batswana (Bechuana), South Africa

Village of the Tswana or Batswana (Bechuana), South Africa. Circular hut, kraal, reed fence and cattle. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageReed Collection: Thatching The Rest a cottage at Selworthy Green, Somerset

Thatching The Rest a cottage at Selworthy Green, Somerset (for a more recent - 1950s! - view, see 10826269). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageReed Collection: Kashmiri women wearing Kashmiri shirts with baskets of reeds

Kashmiri women wearing Kashmiri shirts with baskets of reeds
Kashmir - three young Kashmiri women wearing Kashmiri shirts and with baskets of reeds on their heads. The reeds are used for repairing the roofs of their homes Date: 1986

Background imageReed Collection: Native Carpenters - India

Native Carpenters - India - using rules, planes and chisels. Date: circa 1903

Background imageReed Collection: A Basotho woman making mats - South Africa

A Basotho woman making mats - South Africa. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageReed Collection: Reed boathouse and eel fisherman in East Anglia

Reed boathouse and eel fisherman in East Anglia

Background imageReed Collection: Norfolk reed boat house and eel fisherman Victorian period

Norfolk reed boat house and eel fisherman Victorian period

Background imageReed Collection: Sir Edward Reed

Sir Edward Reed

Background imageReed Collection: Sir Edward Reed Victorian period

Sir Edward Reed Victorian period

Background imageReed Collection: A reed boathouse, Norfolk

A reed boathouse, Norfolk Date: 19th century

Background imageReed Collection: Norfolk A reed boat house Victorian period

Norfolk A reed boat house Victorian period Date: 19th century

Background imageReed Collection: Water reed cutter, East Anglia, early 1900s

Water reed cutter, East Anglia, early 1900s

Background imageReed Collection: White Star Line, First Class Elkington plate egg cup

White Star Line, First Class Elkington plate egg cup with house flag logo and five pointed star, with reed rim. 2ins

Background imageReed Collection: Austin Reed Advertisement Photograph Brogues

Austin Reed Advertisement Photograph Brogues
A photograph used for the advertisement of Austin Reed Ltd, promoting a pair of Brogues. Date: circa 1939

Background imageReed Collection: Austin Reed Advertisement Illustration

Austin Reed Advertisement Illustration
An illustration used for the advertisement purposes of Austin Reed Ltd, a fashion retailer. The image shows two men wearing smart coats, speaking with a young lady seated in a red car

Background imageReed Collection: Seaside House, Middleton-On-Sea

Seaside House, Middleton-On-Sea
A photograph which shows an angled view of a seaside house at Middleton-On-Sea, Sussex, designed with a Norfolk reed thatched roof, by architect Oliver Law. Date: circa 1937

Background imageReed Collection: Seaside Cottage, Sutton Poyntz

Seaside Cottage, Sutton Poyntz
A photograph of a quaint rubble stone seaside cottage at the village of Sutton Poyntz, Dorset, designed with local straw reed thatch, by architect Ernest Wamsley Lewis. Date: circa 1937

Background imageReed Collection: Seaside House, Ham Manor Estate

Seaside House, Ham Manor Estate
A photograph of a seaside house on the Ham Manor Estate near Angmering, designed by architects Kenneth Dalgliesh and Roger Kendall Pullen. The roof is made from Norfolk reed. Date: circa 1937

Background imageReed Collection: Advert for Austin Reed

Advert for Austin Reed's range of men's suits. Date: 1933

Background imageReed Collection: Music cover, The Third Man film, Harry Lime Theme

Music cover, The Third Man film, Harry Lime Theme, based on music composed and arranged by Anton Karas Date: 1949

Background imageReed Collection: Melbourne 1920

Melbourne 1920
An etching showing Melbourne at a distance, looking down the line of a large winding river with reed banks. Date: 1920

Background imageReed Collection: Collins St. Melbourne

Collins St. Melbourne
Etching of a large, Gothic spire in Collins St. Melbourne, Australia. St. Michael's Uniting Church can be seen, built in 1867, designed by architect, Joseph Reed. Date: circa 1917

Background imageReed Collection: Advertisement for Austin Reed tailoring. Outdoor scene showing two men in overcoats reading a

Advertisement for Austin Reed tailoring. Outdoor scene showing two men in overcoats reading a newspaper, outside a Midland Bank

Background imageReed Collection: Wartime advert for Austin Reed, promoting their women's greatcoats. Date: 1943

Wartime advert for Austin Reed, promoting their women's greatcoats. Date: 1943

Background imageReed Collection: Fantastic Adventures - Death plays a game

Fantastic Adventures - Death plays a game
Cover of Fantastic Adventures, December 1941, featuring the story Death plays a game by David V. Reed. A alien is holding a futuristic gun which is directed at a blue suited terrified looking man

Background imageReed Collection: Sudanese Dinka Village

Sudanese Dinka Village
Sudanese Dinka tribesmen of the Upper Nile and their elaborate layered reed houses. A holy man stands to the right next to a dead tree adorned with the horns of hunted beasts. Date: 1930s

Background imageReed Collection: ROYAL TOUR 1947

ROYAL TOUR 1947
ROYAL TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA & RHODESIA: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth pay homage to the war dead at the Gate of Memory, near the Cenotaph, Gardiner Street, Durban. Date: 1947

Background imageReed Collection: Elaborate woven reed huts in Sinoe County, Liberia

Elaborate woven reed huts in Sinoe County, Liberia, West Africa. Date: 1905

Background imageReed Collection: Heacham Brass Reed Band - Norfolk, England

Heacham Brass Reed Band - Norfolk, England. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageReed Collection: Colonial Persia, hunting in reed boats

Colonial Persia, hunting in reed boats Date: circa 1900s

Background imageReed Collection: Colonial hunting party in India, setting out in reed boats

Colonial hunting party in India, setting out in reed boats. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageReed Collection: Night-hawk and eastern whip-poor-will

Night-hawk and eastern whip-poor-will
Night-hawk, Chordeiles minor 1 and eastern whip-poor-will, Antrostomus vociferus, whip-poor-will 2, males. Chromolithograph after an ornithological illustration by John James Audubon from Benjamin

Background imageReed Collection: Reed-bird or bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Reed-bird or bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, male 1, female 2. Chromolithograph after an ornithological illustration by John James Audubon from Benjamin Harry Warrens Report on the Birds of



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