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Returning Collection

Background imageReturning Collection: One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal

One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal
One of the Family by Frederick George Cotman (original in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool). Cotman painted this romantic scene of rustic domestic life at the Black Boy Inn at Hurley on Thames

Background imageReturning Collection: The Kinecar by William Heath Robinson

The Kinecar by William Heath Robinson
Double page illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) showing a well-equipped omnibus transporting passengers while they watch a film

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Exeter arriving at Plymouth, Second World War, 1940

HMS Exeter arriving at Plymouth, Second World War, 1940
Photograph showing the arrival of the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Exeter at Plymouth Docks, February 1940. Exeter was returning to Britain for the first time since taking part in the Battle of the River

Background imageReturning Collection: Fishing boats entering the harbour at Gorleston

Fishing boats entering the harbour at Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk. Britain was once described by a politician as " built on coal and surrounded by fish"

Background imageReturning Collection: Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops

Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops
British troops returning to France after leave; boarding the troop train at Victoria Station, London

Background imageReturning Collection: Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908

Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908. Advertisement for an excursion train to London from Ipswich on Sunday June 21st 1908

Background imageReturning Collection: Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, German army officer

Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, German army officer
Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870-1964), general in the Imperial German Army and commander of the German East Africa Campaign during the First World War

Background imageReturning Collection: Captain Charles Upham

Captain Charles Upham
Portrait of double VC winner, Captain Charles Upham (). Born in New Zealand, Upham was a sheep farmer who distinguished himself during World War Two on two occasions

Background imageReturning Collection: Silhouettes of hunting field scenes

Silhouettes of hunting field scenes in the neighbourhood of York. From the top: full cry, hunting with the York and Ainsty (North)

Background imageReturning Collection: Returning home

Returning home

Background imageReturning Collection: Werewolf Returning Home

Werewolf Returning Home
A werewolf returning home

Background imageReturning Collection: Odysseus returns to his wife Penelope

Odysseus returns to his wife Penelope
Odysseus returns to his wife, Penelope, and his dog, Argos

Background imageReturning Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Lighthouse

Illustration, A Song of the English, Lighthouse
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine)

Background imageReturning Collection: WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London

WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station

Background imageReturning Collection: British soldiers boarding buses, Western Front, WW1

British soldiers boarding buses, Western Front, WW1
British soldiers boarding double decker buses on the Western Front in France during World War One. They are returning for a rest after hard fighting at Monchy. Date: circa 1917

Background imageReturning Collection: Mr & Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd return from Honeymoon

Mr & Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd return from Honeymoon
Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller III (1906-1978) return from their Honeymoon in Bermuda on the Monarch of Bermuda, 15th December 1932

Background imageReturning Collection: Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary and wife Louise, returning from Everest expedition

Background imageReturning Collection: Tour de la Fournache - Saint Jean-de-Maurienne

Tour de la Fournache - Saint Jean-de-Maurienne
Tour de la Fournache on the road to Arves, just above St Jean de Maurienne - part of the old system of defense of the valley in the environs of Saint Jean-de-Maurienne, France. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageReturning Collection: Return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

Return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza
The return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza -- Sancho kneels and raises his arms, no doubt relieved to be back home

Background imageReturning Collection: Airship R9 returning to landing party

Airship R9 returning to landing party at the conclusion of flight. Naval Air Station, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness. 27 November 1916. Date: 1916

Background imageReturning Collection: Pilgrims returning to Algeria from Mecca

Pilgrims returning to Algeria from Mecca, having undertaking the Hajj, the pilgrimage every able-bodied Muslim is required to undertake at least once in their lifetime

Background imageReturning Collection: Hohenzollern Redoubt 1915

Hohenzollern Redoubt 1915
Wounded soldiers returning to a Dressing Station through Vermelles during the attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt on the Western Front in France during World War I on 13th October 1915

Background imageReturning Collection: Anthony Asquith as a boy at 10 Downing Street, London

Anthony Asquith as a boy at 10 Downing Street, London
Anthony Asquith (1902-1968) as a boy at 10 Downing Street, Central London, when his father, Herbert Henry Asquith, was Prime Minister

Background imageReturning Collection: The Latest Spelling Test by William Heath Robinson

The Latest Spelling Test by William Heath Robinson
A desperate effort to instil good luck into a five-franc plaque before returning to the Casino. Illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

Background imageReturning Collection: Goethe / Sorrows Werther

Goethe / Sorrows Werther
Werthers first sight of Charlotte (Lotte)

Background imageReturning Collection: British Guns in Wwi

British Guns in Wwi
British guns, one seen in recoil, returning German fire

Background imageReturning Collection: Antiochus III of Syria returns Scipios captured son

Antiochus III of Syria returns Scipios captured son
Antiochus III of Syria, though an enemy, returns the Roman leader Scipio Africanuss captured son without demanding a ransom

Background imageReturning Collection: Dogs Return to Vomit

Dogs Return to Vomit
The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire - Pauls comment on lapsed Christians

Background imageReturning Collection: Returning from market - Leiria

Returning from market - Leiria, a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portuga, the capital of Leiria District Date: 1909

Background imageReturning Collection: Lusitania Sinks (Dixon)

Lusitania Sinks (Dixon)
The Cunard passenger liner sinks, with the loss of 1198 lives, after being torpedoed off the Irish coast by German U-boat U-20, while returning to Britain from America

Background imageReturning Collection: Scene from Shakespeares Cymbeline

Scene from Shakespeares Cymbeline
A scene from shakespeares Cymbeline, in which Imogen, dressed as a boy, has found a hut in the forest and, being hungry, has eaten some food

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Wakeful - W-Class Destroyer

HMS Wakeful - W-Class Destroyer Date: 1939

Background imageReturning Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Returning to the Palace - Coronation

Queen Elizabeth II - Returning to the Palace - Coronation, June 2nd 1953. Date: 1953

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Forward - Forward-class Scout Cruiser

HMS Forward - Forward-class Scout Cruiser
Royal Navy - HMS Forward, a Forward-class Scout Cruiser. Forward was built by Fairfield???s S.B. & E. at Govan, in 1904. The ship was in reserve for most of the first decade of her existence

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Glorious, aircraft carrier

HMS Glorious, aircraft carrier
Royal Navy - HMS Glorious, aircraft carrier, at anchor, steaming up. HMS Glorious was the second of the three Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War

Background imageReturning Collection: Queen Elizabeth II, Trooping the Colour

Queen Elizabeth II, Trooping the Colour
Queen Elizabeth II on horseback, returning from the ceremony of Trooping the Colour. Date: circa 1954

Background imageReturning Collection: United States Air Force - Consolidated XC-99 43-52436

United States Air Force - Consolidated XC-99 43-52436. First flight 23 November 1947. Flew from San Antonio, Texas to Frankfurt

Background imageReturning Collection: WW1 - Scottish soldiers return from combat

WW1 - Scottish soldiers return from combat
Scottish soldiers return from combat in 1916. Original version was held at the Musee du Luxembourg. See 10094865 for a colour version (cropped) Date: 1916

Background imageReturning Collection: U. S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas - Returning Home

U. S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas - Returning Home
U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas - Returning Home. Date: 1938

Background imageReturning Collection: Western Australia - Forest's Expedition, Returning ?

Western Australia - Forest's Expedition, Returning ?
Western Australia - Forest's Expedition, Returning From King Leopold Ranges

Background imageReturning Collection: Belgian Antarctic Expedition 1897 to 1899 - crew

Belgian Antarctic Expedition 1897 to 1899 - crew returning with snow for water supply

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Glorious 77

HMS Glorious 77
Royal Navy - HMS Glorius, aircraft carrier, at anchor in Grand Harbour Valetta.. HMS Glorious was the second of the three Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Argus 149

HMS Argus 149
Royal Navy - HMS Argus 149, an aircraft carrier, seen in March 1939. Argus served from 1918 to 1944. After commissioning, the ship was involved for several years in the development of the optimum

Background imageReturning Collection: HMS Hermes R12

HMS Hermes R12
Royal Navy - HMS Hermes R12, a Centaur-class aircraft carrier, modified as an ASW - Commando - Air Defence carrier, seen entering Devonport after returning from the Falklands conflict, in 1982

Background imageReturning Collection: The King and Queen returning from Westminster Abbey

The King and Queen returning from Westminster Abbey. Date: 1902

Background imageReturning Collection: Alican Land Chameleons

Alican Land Chameleons
A WW2 children's story book illustration from The Story Of Alican Land, written by Joan Hunt. The image shows Mr. and Mrs. Chameleon returning home. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageReturning Collection: WW2 - The Sacred Soil Of Dooniebrae

WW2 - The Sacred Soil Of Dooniebrae
A WW2 children's short story illustration of a Royal Air Force man returning home after serving in the war. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageReturning Collection: There's A Boy Coming Home On Leave

There's A Boy Coming Home On Leave
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for There's A Boy Coming Home On Leave, words and music by Jimmy Kennedy. Designed around a photograph of soldiers returning home. Date: circa 1940



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