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Resting Collection

Background imageResting Collection: African Lioness - close up of female

African Lioness - close up of female (Panthera leo)

Background imageResting Collection: Sherlock Holmes theatre poster

Sherlock Holmes theatre poster
Theatre poster advertising a four-part drama of Sherlock Holmes, playing at the Grand Theatre in Halifax, the show travelling from the Lyceum Theatre in London

Background imageResting Collection: Royal Engineers - British Army Regiment on manoeuvres

Royal Engineers - British Army Regiment on manoeuvres - stopping for a rest during a route march Date: 1905

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station

Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Hunstman taking a nap with his foxhound at Melton Mowbray Station! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London

St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London, with patients resting in the open air. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Advert for Burberry winter sports wear 1926

Advert for Burberry winter sports wear 1926
A group of skiers take a rest. Date: 1926

Background imageResting Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageResting Collection: Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe

Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe
A fashionable young woman from the 1920s wearing a fur trimmed coat and a green cloche hat, rest her sore feet while sitting on a very large trunk at a railway station. Date: 1927

Background imageResting Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageResting Collection: Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake

Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake
A farmer and his heavy horse take a break from working to gather hay on a field. They stop to talk to another farmer and a young lady in white dress

Background imageResting Collection: Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair

Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair
Study of Mickie, Cecil Aldins Irish Wolfhound, with his head resting on the arm of a chair. Date: 1932

Background imageResting Collection: A shepherd resting

A shepherd resting
An elderly shepherd rests on a small hillock with his collie dog as his sheep graze contentedly. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall

Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall
A scene beside a waterfall of four girls in their bathing costumes. The girls are watching the waterfall, prehaps resting after swimming

Background imageResting Collection: Two biplanes with resting crew, Iraq

Two biplanes with resting crew, Iraq
Two biplanes in the desert with their crew resting and drinking, somewhere in Iraq

Background imageResting Collection: Clan Fraser

Clan Fraser
Clan FRASER resting his hand on his drawn sabre

Background imageResting Collection: Sketches of an Irish Wolfhound by Cecil Aldin

Sketches of an Irish Wolfhound by Cecil Aldin
Two sketches of an Irish Wolfhound by Cecil Aldin -- probably his own dog Mickie. Date: 1939

Background imageResting Collection: Sheep graze in Kensington Gardens

Sheep graze in Kensington Gardens
Sheep grazing in Kensington Gardens, London. The first ever Ha-Ha in the country acted as the dividing line between Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Background imageResting Collection: African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults

African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults are resting (Panthera leo). Ndutu area between Serengeti and Ngorongoro - Tanzania

Background imageResting Collection: A Grey Day - Laura Knight

A Grey Day - Laura Knight
Two adventureurous women on a rocky hillside, resting and relaxing under the tranquil but unimaginative sky

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station

Railway Sleeper - Crewe Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing railway porter at Crewe Station. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Soldiers of the Border Regiment resting

Soldiers of the Border Regiment resting in a front line trench, Thiepval Wood, August 1916. One of 13 photographs relating to trench warfare, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916

Background imageResting Collection: Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Sitting on the grass - Long Walk - Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Sitting on the grass before the last section (and gates) of the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England. Date: early 1950s

Background imageResting Collection: Sketch for Le Peintre, by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier

Sketch for Le Peintre, by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891). The artist leans back to view his work, resting his head on a womans shoulder

Background imageResting Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageResting Collection: Aryan Types

Aryan Types
A typical Aryan couple looking very strong and healthy, the man resting his hands on the womans shoulders

Background imageResting Collection: Lumber Jills, Land Girls in Devon, WW1

Lumber Jills, Land Girls in Devon, WW1
Lumber Jills, Land Girls in breeches, leggings and hobnailed boots, doing forestry work in Devon during the First World War. 1914-1918

Background imageResting Collection: Shoe shine Lisbon, Portugal

Shoe shine Lisbon, Portugal
A young shoe shine man reads a newspaper while waiting for his next customer in a Lisbon street Portugal. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageResting Collection: Yacht at rest with National 12 dinghies in twilight

Yacht at rest with National 12 dinghies in twilight -- one of a great series of studies of sailing off the Devon and Cornwall coasts. The National 12 is a two-person, two-sail racing dinghy. 1952

Background imageResting Collection: Endpaper design by Cecil Aldin, Mac

Endpaper design by Cecil Aldin, Mac, the story of a white Scots terrier from the Highlands. Date: 1912

Background imageResting Collection: Sikh soldiers resting in a French building, WW1

Sikh soldiers resting in a French building, WW1
Sikh soldiers (regiment unidentified but likely to be The 15th Sikhs) resting in a building on the Western Front during the First World War

Background imageResting Collection: Cheetah family - Mother Cheetah with her 6 cubs

Cheetah family - Mother Cheetah with her 6 cubs (Acinonyx jubatus). Ndutu - Ngorongoro - Tanzania - Africa

Background imageResting Collection: Firefighters playing billiards in fire station

Firefighters playing billiards in fire station
Firemen playing billiards in a fire station. Date: early 20th century

Background imageResting Collection: 1920s woman relaxing by the sea

1920s woman relaxing by the sea
Lady resting by the beach, looking out into the sea. Date: 1928

Background imageResting Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, end of a perfect day

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, end of a perfect day
Illustration by Cecil Aldin -- Cracker the bull terrier at the end of a perfect day, having organised a successful dog show. Date: 1927

Background imageResting Collection: Reading The Tatler in Gallipoli, WW1

Reading The Tatler in Gallipoli, WW1
A Topping Tonic after taking Turkish Trenches - some officers of the gallant Lancashire Fusiliers enjoying a short respite with an old and valued friend

Background imageResting Collection: British troops resting after six days fighting, 1944

British troops resting after six days fighting, 1944
A group of jocular British soldiers take a rest after six days spent attacking the strongly defended German positions on Mounts Camino and Maggiore, fighting through thick mud and unceasing rain

Background imageResting Collection: Graf Zeppelin - LZ 127 - at anchor

Graf Zeppelin - LZ 127 - at anchor. The inset portrait shows Dr. Hugo Eckener (1868-1954), the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years

Background imageResting Collection: Crashed biplane with crew resting in the desert, Iraq

Crashed biplane with crew resting in the desert, Iraq
A crashed biplane in the desert with resting crew, somewhere in Iraq

Background imageResting Collection: British Soldiers resting near Monte Camino; Second World War

British Soldiers resting near Monte Camino; Second World War
Photograph showing a group of British infantry taking a break, near Monte Camino, Italy, 1943. This unit had just been involved in six days of continuous fighting

Background imageResting Collection: 4 French Bulldogs

4 French Bulldogs
Beautiful picture of four of them lying down, face on and looking very alert, even though two are also resting their heads on the ground

Background imageResting Collection: Home, Resting Head

Home, Resting Head
American spirit medium

Background imageResting Collection: The Road to Ascot / 1846

The Road to Ascot / 1846
A sketch on the road to Ascot. The summer of 1846 was a particularly hot one bringing that awful accompaniment - dust !

Background imageResting Collection: Fruit Picking Ladder

Fruit Picking Ladder
An abandoned ladder resting in an apple tree while a basket of freshly picked apples lies on the ground. 1906

Background imageResting Collection: British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial

British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial
ROBIN HOODS DEATH AND BURIAL. British ballad and one of the oldest existing tales of Robin Hood. The final resting place of Robin Hood

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Marylebone Station

Railway Sleeper - Marylebone Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing post young gentleman propped up against a bollard at Marylebone Station after a wild Christmas party! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Commodore Matthew C. Perry, three-quarter length portrait, s

Commodore Matthew C. Perry, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly left with left hand resting on sword. Date between 1854 and 1858

Background imageResting Collection: H. Verity after Englands 1934 Test Match victory

H. Verity after Englands 1934 Test Match victory
Hedley Verity (1905-1943), cricketer, resting in his hotel in London with a newspaper after Englands victory against Australia at the 1934 Test Match



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