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Reeds Collection

Background imageReeds Collection: Chukchi Warrior in Armor

Chukchi Warrior in Armor
A Chukchi warrior of north- eastern Siberia, in a remarkable suit of armour apparently made from woven reeds. His wife and child admire him

Background imageReeds Collection: Flock of geese flying over water

Flock of geese flying over water
A flock of geese flying in formation over a stretch of water, with reeds in the foreground and the sun low on the horizon

Background imageReeds Collection: Little Lady Bountiful

Little Lady Bountiful - a young girl in a white summer gown offers her less well-to- do friends (one of whom has been collecting reeds) a slice of cake

Background imageReeds Collection: Hokusai woodcut - Ushibori: A Junk moored among reeds

Hokusai woodcut - Ushibori: A Junk moored among reeds
Reproduction of a woodcut by Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849) entitled: Ushibori: A Junk moored among reeds. Date: early 19th century

Background imageReeds Collection: Kashmir, River Jhelum - woman paddles a wooden boat

Kashmir, River Jhelum - woman paddles a wooden boat
Kashmir, River Jhelum - woman with two small children paddles a flat-bottomed wooden boat, or shikara Date: 1986

Background imageReeds 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 imageReeds Collection: Swan Among Reeds

Swan Among Reeds
A lovely study of a swan among the reeds at the edge of a river. Date: 1950s

Background imageReeds Collection: Clarinet accessories, Wurlitzer

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

Background imageReeds 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 imageReeds Collection: Three Carp in a pool by Maruyama Okyo

Three Carp in a pool by Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795). Date: circa 1770s

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

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

Background imageReeds Collection: Norfolk Wherry Ethel loading reeds Victorian period

Norfolk Wherry Ethel loading reeds Victorian period

Background imageReeds Collection: Mending crab pots, early 1900s

Mending crab pots, early 1900s

Background imageReeds Collection: Fairy and Frogs, by Hilda T Miller

Fairy and Frogs, by Hilda T Miller - Up and down, up and down, I will lead them up and down (A Midsummer Night's Dream) Date: circa 1930s

Background imageReeds Collection: Reeds And Peach Trees, Lavendon

Reeds And Peach Trees, Lavendon
A landscape painting of a grove of peach trees behind a clump of reeds, with a distant view of mountains, situated in Lavendon, Milton Keynes. Date: 1923

Background imageReeds Collection: Fishing

Fishing
A painting depicting a mother, wearing a pink spotted white dress and holding a parasol, with her daughter, who is fishing in a calm river, sided with reeds, under the shade of some trees

Background imageReeds Collection: View of Mount Fuji from Otometoge, Japan

View of Mount Fuji from Otometoge, Japan
View of Mount Fuji from Otometoge (Otome Toge), Japan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageReeds Collection: Wildfowling in a Pneumatic Boat

Wildfowling in a Pneumatic Boat
Wildfowlers on Lake Keuka at Hammondsport, New York State, using a recent innovation in water-craft construction - the inflatable pneumatic boat. Date: circa 1924

Background imageReeds Collection: Dead Duck in Reeds

Dead Duck in Reeds
Slide showing a photograph of a dead duck on the ground amongst some reeds. Part of Box 366. Date: circa 1900

Background imageReeds Collection: Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Guinea Bissau), 1818

Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Guinea Bissau), 1818
Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau, West Africa), 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageReeds Collection: Poitiers, France - French Family Group Photograph

Poitiers, France - French Family Group Photograph. Date: circa 1909

Background imageReeds Collection: Conquistadors on Mississippi in Retreat

Conquistadors on Mississippi in Retreat
Spanish conquistadors on the Mississippi river are forced to retreat from Native American forces on the shore. Bowmen in the reeds

Background imageReeds Collection: Native weaving industry, Cameroon, Central Africa

Native weaving industry, Cameroon, Central Africa
Two men weaving a mat from long dried reeds or palm leaves on a wooden loom, in Cameroon, Central Africa (formerly in German West Africa). Date: 1922

Background imageReeds Collection: Rustic Bridge, Regents Park, London

Rustic Bridge, Regents Park, London. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageReeds Collection: Traditional South African home being built in the bush

Traditional South African home being built in the bush - the reedwork frame awaits a covering of mud. Date: circa 1903

Background imageReeds Collection: Curtiss Oriole - long wing

Curtiss Oriole - long wing
A long-wing Curtiss Oriole, of an aerial photography company, fitted with one of S.A. Reeds patented twisted flat-plate D-18 (Duralumin) propellers. Date: 1922

Background imageReeds Collection: Autumn

Autumn
The pond in autumn, with waterfowl among the reeds. Date: 1885

Background imageReeds Collection: THE HARE AND THE FROGS

THE HARE AND THE FROGS The timid hare discovers that there are creatures even more timid than himself - one of Dores most powerful images. Date: circa 1870

Background imageReeds Collection: TWO AMONG THE REEDS 1879

TWO AMONG THE REEDS 1879
A couple moor among the reeds, with only a donkey to chaperone them - but if he becomes too pressing, she can hold him at bay with her parasol... Date: 1879

Background imageReeds Collection: PAN (MOREAU)

PAN (MOREAU)
Pan among the reeds

Background imageReeds Collection: Wetland reeds on the banks of the tidal River Dee

Wetland reeds on the banks of the tidal River Dee
Low evening light on wetland reeds on the banks of the tidal River Dee above Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland Date: 2012

Background imageReeds Collection: Two thatchers East Coker, Somerset, England

Two thatchers East Coker, Somerset, England
Two thatchers at work up ladders on the thatched roof of a cottage in the village of East Coker, near Yeovil, South Somerset. See also Picture No. 12445700 Date: 1989

Background imageReeds Collection: Thatching, East Coker, Somerset

Thatching, East Coker, Somerset
Two thatchers at work up ladders on the thatched roof of a cottage in the village of East Coker, near Yeovil, South Somerset. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageReeds Collection: Papua New Guinea - Elema people - Eharo Masks

Papua New Guinea - Elema people - Eharo Masks
Elema people (of the Papuan Gulf in southeast New Guinea) practicing an elaborate cycle of masked rituals. These monumental Eharo masks were created primarily for amusement

Background imageReeds Collection: Rural Types, Japan - Traditional costume - Mino raincoat

Rural Types, Japan - Traditional costume - Mino raincoat
Rural Types, Japan - Traditional costume of a rice farmer and his wife. He wears a traditional reed cape (Mino) and carries a hoe over his shoulder as he walks to tend his paddy field

Background imageReeds Collection: Boatmens Children - pounding rice - India

Boatmens Children - pounding rice - India Date: circa 1910s

Background imageReeds Collection: Otter with a fish on a Christmas card

Otter with a fish on a Christmas card
Otter with a newly caught fish on a Christmas card with verse. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageReeds Collection: Three frogs learning how to swim on a greetings postcard

Three frogs learning how to swim on a greetings postcard -- two of them are reading the instruction manual while another one teaches them. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageReeds Collection: Japanese art postcard - Stork in flight beneath the moon

Japanese art postcard - Stork in flight beneath the moon Date: circa 1909

Background imageReeds Collection: Frogs and grasshopper on a New Year card

Frogs and grasshopper on a New Year card
Four frogs and a grasshopper on a New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageReeds Collection: Frog, owl and mouse in moonlight on a Christmas card

Frog, owl and mouse in moonlight on a Christmas card
A frog and an owl both catch hold of a mouse in the moonlight on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageReeds Collection: India - In one of the main streets, Jeypore

India - In one of the main streets, Jeypore
Black and white. Lots of people (some with tall bundles of reeds and baskets) in a market square with many stalls. Large building in the background.. Part of India Box, Boswell collection. Slide no

Background imageReeds Collection: Gone fishing with cheese as bait - humorous scene

Gone fishing with cheese as bait - humorous scene
" What sort of bait are you using, Billie?" " A bit of cheese rind." " What are you trying t catch - Mice?" !!! Date: 1895

Background imageReeds Collection: Indigenous reed boat on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Indigenous reed boat on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Totora reeds have been used by various pre-Columbian South American civilizations to build reed boats. The boats, called balsa, vary in size from small fishing canoes to thirty meters long

Background imageReeds Collection: Moored boat and Christchurch Priory, Dorset

Moored boat and Christchurch Priory, Dorset
Moored boat with Christchurch Priory (at Christchurch, Dorset) visible in the background. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageReeds Collection: Fantasy Landscape with Lake and Reeds - Right

Fantasy Landscape with Lake and Reeds - Right
A view through lakeside reeds across the still water toward distant hills and mountains. Fantasy Diptych painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageReeds Collection: Mountain valley lake with reeds

Mountain valley lake with reeds
A view through some wispy reeds towards a misty mountain valley lake looking mysterious in the pale evening light. Airbrush painting by Malcolm Greensmith



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