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Robes Collection

Background imageRobes Collection: Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN

Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth (born 1926), by Pietro Annigoni 1953. The caption below the image is: ELIZABETH II

Background imageRobes Collection: The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa

The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa
Postcard image after a painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa La Ladrona (" The Thief" ) in the los Tiros art gallery in Granada, Spain

Background imageRobes Collection: Tsai Shen Yeh - The Chinese God of wealth

Tsai Shen Yeh - The Chinese God of wealth
Tsai Shen Yeh is a Chinese God of wealth (often also called Lu Shing or The Star God of Wealth). Images of the God can be seen in many Chinese and oriental houses and buildings

Background imageRobes Collection: Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
British archaeologist, soldier, intelligence officer and writer, Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), known as Lawrence of Arabia

Background imageRobes Collection: The Zen priest Ikkyu Osho

The Zen priest Ikkyu Osho. Date: circa 18th century

Background imageRobes Collection: Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary consort, George V wearing the Imperial State Crown, and Royal Purple Robe of State

Background imageRobes Collection: Pope Pius X

Pope Pius X, Giuseppe Sarto, in his Pontifical robes at the Vatican. Date: 1835 - 1914

Background imageRobes Collection: Notables assembled in the Abbey annexe at 1937 Coronation

Notables assembled in the Abbey annexe at 1937 Coronation
Ecclesiastics, distinguished officers of state and regalia bearers awaiting the arrival of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in the tapestried hall of the temporary annexe of Westminster Abbey

Background imageRobes Collection: King George VI in Coronation Robes by Albert Collings

King George VI in Coronation Robes by Albert Collings
Portrait of King George VI by the portrait painter Albert Collings. Collings originally painted the picture for the Coronation of King Edward VIII but, after the Abdication, repainted the face

Background imageRobes Collection: King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier

King Edward VIII as Admiral of the Fleet by John St. Helier
King Edward VIII (1894-1972), later Duke of Windsor, painted by John St. Helier Lander in the robes of Admiral of the Fleet and as Sovereign of The Order of the Garter

Background imageRobes Collection: Two Arab Falconers from Saudi Arabia

Two Arab Falconers from Saudi Arabia
A very beautiful postcard, depicting two Arab Falconers from Saudi Arabia. One has three of his birds (Peregrine Falcons?) sitting on his arm, shoulder and head! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRobes Collection: George V and Mary, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India

George V and Mary, Coronation Durbar, Delhi, India
King George V and Queen Mary sitting on their imperial thrones on the day following the Coronation Durbar ceremony in Delhi, India

Background imageRobes Collection: Andrew Carnegie at St Andrews University, Scotland

Andrew Carnegie at St Andrews University, Scotland
The Scottish-born American philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, at St Andrews University in Scotland. He served as Rector from 1901 until 1907. He is processing with others in academic robes

Background imageRobes Collection: Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre

Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre
Caricature portrait of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre KCB (1797-1879). Shaw-Lefevre was a British barrister, Whig politician, and civil servant

Background imageRobes Collection: Edward I Crowned

Edward I Crowned
Edward I is crowned at Westminster, some 21 months after he was proclaimed successor to his father Henry III

Background imageRobes Collection: Manning (Photo 1890)

Manning (Photo 1890)
HENRY EDWARD MANNING cardinal, wearing his ecclesiastical robes with lots of lace, and a crucifix suspended from his neck

Background imageRobes Collection: Swinging Fashions C. 1810

Swinging Fashions C. 1810
White robes: sleeves with a double puff, scalloped hem & worn with boots, a net cap & a fringed shawl tied at the back or with vandyked hem & pantelettes

Background imageRobes Collection: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
QUEEN VICTORIA Picture from 1838, showing Victoria in her Coronation Robes

Background imageRobes Collection: Buddhist Monks at Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Buddhist Monks at Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia Date: 2014

Background imageRobes Collection: His Majesty Edward VIII

His Majesty Edward VIII (1894-1972) - in a highly unusual imagined portrait (published early in 1936), illustrating a scene which was never to take place as the King abdicated on 11th December 1936

Background imageRobes Collection: Oxford University robes: Proctor (full dress)

Oxford University robes: Proctor (full dress)
A Proctor at Oxford University sporting a mortarboard and long, black gown, with a white fur hood. Date: 1920s

Background imageRobes Collection: Buddhist Priest, Hai Phong, Vietnam

Buddhist Priest, Hai Phong, Vietnam
Hai Phong (Haiphong) in Tonkin - Northern Vietnam. A Buddhist Priest gives a sermon Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRobes Collection: Silver Jubilee portrait, 1977

Silver Jubilee portrait, 1977
A Silver Jubilee portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, wearing the Imperial State Crown. Date: 1977

Background imageRobes Collection: Natural Colour Photograph Taken after the Coronation

Natural Colour Photograph Taken after the Coronation
A Historic Natural Colour Photograph Taken after the Coronation: The Crowned King and Queen, with Their Daughters, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, in Their Robes Date: 1937

Background imageRobes Collection: Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband - Ghana

Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband - Ghana
Princess Baa of the Ashanti and her husband from Ghana - pictured outside the Gold Coast Pavillion at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park in 1924

Background imageRobes Collection: Edward VIII in his Coronation robes

Edward VIII in his Coronation robes
A triptych of paintings by Fortunino Matania of King Edward VIII dressed in his ceremonial Coronation robes, part of a special Coronation number prepared in advance by the Illustrated London News but

Background imageRobes Collection: 1937 Coronation: the Royal Family in their robes

1937 Coronation: the Royal Family in their robes
King George VI with his wife and daughters Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret in their coronation robes. Date: 1937

Background imageRobes Collection: Queen Mary, c. 1911

Queen Mary, c. 1911
Photographic portrait of Queen Mary, previously Princess May of Teck (1867-1953), pictured c.1911, wearing robes of the Order of the Garter

Background imageRobes Collection: Napoleon Bonaparte crowning himself Emperor

Napoleon Bonaparte crowning himself Emperor of France at Notre Dame, 1804. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cruikshank from The Life of Napoleon a Hudibrastic Poem by Doctor Syntax, T

Background imageRobes Collection: The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911

The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911
The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - 12th December 1911. The King Emperor (George V) and Queen Empress (Mary) presenting themselves to their people Date: 1911

Background imageRobes Collection: Sphere cover - Howard Carter removing treasures, Tutankhamen

Sphere cover - Howard Carter removing treasures, Tutankhamen
Front cover of The Sphere with an illustration depicting Howard Carter removing treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamen at Luxor

Background imageRobes Collection: Thessaloniki - Orthodox Priest and Nougat seller

Thessaloniki - Orthodox Priest and Nougat seller in a street scene also featuring a red cross nurse. Date: circa 1916

Background imageRobes Collection: King George V & Queen Mary

King George V & Queen Mary
Photography of George V (1865-1936)and Queen Mary in ceremonial robes. Date: 1st July 1911

Background imageRobes Collection: Dogs Get Married

Dogs Get Married
Two dogs are joined in holy matrimony by a dog in holy orders (who is doubtless wearing a dog collar beneath his robes) late 19th century

Background imageRobes Collection: Mandarins Wife

Mandarins Wife
The wife of a Chinese mandarin in the fine robes befitting her exalted rank

Background imageRobes Collection: Owen Jones Egyptian 11

Owen Jones Egyptian 11
Various ornaments from Tombs in Thebes, Mummy-cases, Kings Robes and an ancient Tomb in Giza, which was opened by Dr Lepsius

Background imageRobes Collection: Lord Sankey 1935

Lord Sankey 1935
Lord John, 1st Viscount Sankey, Lord Chancellor during Ramsay Macdonalds Labour government. Famous for the 1927 Persons case, which asked Are Women Persons ?

Background imageRobes Collection: India - the Amir of Kabul Afghanistan 1860s

India - the Amir of Kabul Afghanistan 1860s
19th century vintage photograph India - the Amir of Kabul Afghanistan Shepherd and Robertson, 1860s

Background imageRobes Collection: India - a maharaja, child prince and his officials 1860s

India - a maharaja, child prince and his officials 1860s
19th century vintage photograph India - India - a maharaja and his officials, Shepherd and Robertson, 1860s

Background imageRobes Collection: India - a maharaja and his officials

India - a maharaja and his officials
19th century vintage photograph - India - a maharaja and his officials

Background imageRobes Collection: Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
Charles Arthur Russell, Baron Russell of Killowen (1832 - 1900). British statesman and Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Background imageRobes Collection: Costume / Men / Hebrewpriest

Costume / Men / Hebrewpriest
A Hebrew High Priest in ornate gold and red robes, praying with raised hands and swinging a smoking censer

Background imageRobes Collection: Elizabethan Judges

Elizabethan Judges
Two judges from the Elizabethan period in their robes

Background imageRobes Collection: John Earl of Clare

John Earl of Clare
JOHN FITZGIBBON, first earl of CLARE Irish statesman, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, depicted in his official robes

Background imageRobes Collection: Man, woman and baby of Corea, Korea, 1818

Man, woman and baby of Corea, Korea, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageRobes Collection: The Coronation of King George VI - The King in Royal Robes

The Coronation of King George VI - The King in Royal Robes
circa 1910s

Background imageRobes Collection: Priest at the Golden Altar of Incense

Priest at the Golden Altar of Incense
This engraving depicts a Jewish Priest burning incense in the Golden Altar of Incense. Incense was burned daily on this altar during morning and the evening sacrifices



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