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Background imageSense Collection: University of Oxford. College of the University

University of Oxford. College of the University and Queens College. Illustration in Vues d Optique (Perspective Views). Images to be seen through a zograscope

Background imageSense Collection: Gardener from Sense and Sensibility

Gardener from Sense and Sensibility
The gardeners lamentation upon blights, an illustration to Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, first published 1811. Date: 1908

Background imageSense Collection: Austen / Brandon & Dashwoo

Austen / Brandon & Dashwoo
Colonel Brandon visits Marianne Dashwood

Background imageSense Collection: Louis Braille - inventor of system of raised-point writing

Louis Braille - inventor of system of raised-point writing
Louis Braille (1809-1852) - French inventor of system of raised-point writing for the blind. Date: circa 1850

Background imageSense Collection: Hopi Potter 1908

Hopi Potter 1908
Nampeyo, a renowned pot-maker of the Hopi village of Tewa, northeastern Arizona : her pots are hand-made in every sense - no wheel or elaborate tools are used

Background imageSense Collection: Poster advertising the Special Constabulary

Poster advertising the Special Constabulary, seeking fit men and women for part-time voluntary service. Civil Defence is Common Sense. Ask for details at your local police station. 1940s

Background imageSense Collection: Cinema, Blackpool

Cinema, Blackpool
Interior view of the sumptuous Picture Palace Pavilion, Blackpool, Lancashire, England - clearly designed to resemble a stage theatre and provide a sense of occasion. Date: 1938

Background imageSense Collection: Austen / S&s / Mrs. Ferrars

Austen / S&s / Mrs. Ferrars
Mrs. Ferrars instructs her lawyer

Background imageSense Collection: Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility
Colonel Brandon has some explaining to do with Elinor

Background imageSense Collection: Marianne Dashwood / Austen

Marianne Dashwood / Austen
Marianne Dashwood blushes. Date: First published: 1811

Background imageSense Collection: Austen / S&s / Palmers

Austen / S&s / Palmers
Mr. & Mrs. Palmer. Date: First published: 1811

Background imageSense Collection: Willoughby / Dashwoods / S&s

Willoughby / Dashwoods / S&s
Willoughby takes leave of the Dashwoods. Date: First published: 1811

Background imageSense Collection: Austen / Sense & Sensibilt

Austen / Sense & Sensibilt
Lucy Steele shows the portrait of Edward Ferrars to Elinor. Date: First published: 1811

Background imageSense Collection: Cat Flea Powder

Cat Flea Powder
An unsuspecting cat is stroked and lulled into a false sense of security on a cushion before being dowsed in flea powder!

Background imageSense Collection: Road Safety Week poster

Road Safety Week poster
No accident, please - a bold and jolly poster promoting National Road Safety Week. Date: c.1960

Background imageSense Collection: Fox Hounds

Fox Hounds
The foxhound is a type of large hunting hound bred for strong hunting instincts, a keen sense of smell, and their bark, energy, drive, and speed. Artist: George Vernon Stokes Date: circa 1910

Background imageSense Collection: Les Travailleurs De l'Enlaidissement

Les Travailleurs De l'Enlaidissement
An illustration of a tightly packed group of debating members of the Municipal Council, accompanied with a descriptive caption as follows

Background imageSense Collection: Japanese Bizen Ware Sacred Horse and Attendants

Japanese Bizen Ware Sacred Horse and Attendants - earthenware item dating back to the early 18th century, when ovens were established at Korakuen for firing pottery

Background imageSense Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). No deixeu cap

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). No deixeu cap arada inactiva ni gens de terra sense treballar (Dont't leave neither inactive plough nor unworked land)

Background imageSense Collection: Comic postcard, Two women argue in street Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two women argue in street Date: 20th century

Background imageSense Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy with card on the beach

Comic postcard, Little boy with card on the beach - Come Home! Date: 20th century

Background imageSense Collection: Kola Dancers. India

Kola Dancers. India
Vintage 19th century photograph: Kola tribal dancers, Munda-speaking peoples, NE India

Background imageSense Collection: Foxhound

Foxhound
A foxhound is a type of large hunting hound bred for strong hunting instincts, great energy, and, like all scent hounds, a keen sense of smell. Artist: Cecil Aldin Date: circa 1910

Background imageSense Collection: Anatomy of the human nose, mouth and finger

Anatomy of the human nose, mouth and finger
Anatomy of the human nose, mouth, tongue, jaw and teeth, showing the senses of taste, smell and touch. Lithograph from Lorenz Okens Universal Natural History

Background imageSense Collection: Anatomy of the human ear and eye

Anatomy of the human ear and eye. Lithograph from Lorenz Okens Universal Natural History, Allgemeine Naturgeschichte fur alle Stande, Stuttgart, 1839

Background imageSense Collection: Partially clothed woman with banner

Partially clothed woman with banner
Book cover design: The common sense of socialism : a series of letters addressed to Jonathan Edwards of Pittsburgh by John Spargo 1876-1966. Charles H. Kerr, 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageSense Collection: Thomas Paine Date: 1938

Thomas Paine Date: 1938

Background imageSense Collection: READING STRUWWELPETER

READING STRUWWELPETER
A young girl improves her sense of right and wrong by reading Struwwelpeter, or Shockheaded Peter. Date: circa 1870

Background imageSense Collection: Brother and sister have built a snowman

Brother and sister have built a snowman
Our Snow Man - a brother and sister smile with a sense of achievement, having built a snowman. Date: 1911

Background imageSense Collection: Beneath one of the the sheer stone faces ofs Hostal quarry

Beneath one of the the sheer stone faces ofs Hostal quarry
A woman photographer looks very small beneath one of the the sheer stone faces ofs Hostal stone quarry, Ciutedella, Menorca Date: 2008

Background imageSense Collection: Kitsch French romantic postcard

Kitsch French romantic postcard
Your eyes shun me, but I feel all your movements. Suddenly I can sense your slightest feelings. Kitsch French romantic postcard with some wonderfully-vivid and vibrant colouration

Background imageSense Collection: Palawan Monitor Lizard - rests on a path with its

Palawan Monitor Lizard - rests on a path with its tongue outstretched (the tongue has a highly developed olfactory sense) to smell a visitor (Varanus marmoratus)

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - searches environment with its

Russian Desman - searches environment with its sense of smell after feeding on a fresh-water mussel, typical posture (Desmana moschata)

Background imageSense Collection: Lunatic Asylum humour - Upside down wheelbarrow

Lunatic Asylum humour - Upside down wheelbarrow
Visitor to Dottieville Lunatic Asylum which is undergoing structural improvements (to harmless lunatic who is extremely busy wheeling a barrow upside down)

Background imageSense Collection: John Bull showing how to make constitutional plum pudding

John Bull showing how to make constitutional plum pudding
John Bull showing the foreign powers how to make a constitutional plum pudding. The plum pudding of the British constitution rests on the table cloth of the Magna Charta / Carta

Background imageSense Collection: Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625) and P. P. Rubens (1577-164

Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625) and P. P. Rubens (1577-164
Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625). Flemish painter, with the collaboration of P.P. Rubens (1577-1640). Allegory of Sight, 1617. Oil on wood. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageSense Collection: Gent in Raincoat and trilby hat strides along London street

Gent in Raincoat and trilby hat strides along London street
Gent in Raincoat and trilby hat strides along a London street with a definite sense of purpose. Date: 1933

Background imageSense Collection: Henry Viscount Falkland

Henry Viscount Falkland
Henry Cary, first viscount FALKLAND statesman, whose dress sense was exquisite but whose management of Irish affairs lacked the same finesse Date: ? - 1633

Background imageSense Collection: Trafalgar House / 1879

Trafalgar House / 1879
Trafalgar House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire: recently used as the location for Barton Park in a film of Jane Austens novel, Sense and Sensibility Date: 1879

Background imageSense Collection: Cartoon, Good sense, WW1

Cartoon, Good sense, WW1
Cartoon, Good sense. An extravagant wife explains to her soldier husband why she had to buy such expensive clothes, and travel home by taxi. Date: 1916

Background imageSense Collection: Group of men holding snow

Group of men holding snow near Doveholes, Derbyshire in January 1908. A delightful picture showing that Edwardians had a much greater sense of the ridiculous than is traditionally believed. Date: 1908

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - adult - searches environment with

Russian Desman - adult - searches environment with its sense of smell - probing air with flexible nose - typical posture (Desmana moschata )

Background imageSense Collection: Palawan Monitor Lizard - searches for food along

Palawan Monitor Lizard - searches for food along a public path with its tongue outstretched (the tongue has a highly developed olfactory sense) (Varanus marmoratus)

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - pops out of water to search the

Russian Desman - pops out of water to search the environment with its sense of smell for danger (desmans rarely come out of water), disguising itself in waterplants (Desmana moschata)

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - pops its nose out of water to

Russian Desman - pops its nose out of water to search the environment with its sense of smell for danger (desmans rarely come out of water) (Desmana moschata)

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - adult on hind legs, searches environment

Russian Desman - adult on hind legs, searches environment with its sense of smell (Desmana moschata). Okskii Biospheric Nature Reserve; river Oka valley, Central Russia

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - female searches environment with

Russian Desman - female searches environment with its sense of smell, typical posture (Desmana moschata). Okskii Biospheric Nature Reserve; river Oka valley, Central Russia

Background imageSense Collection: Russian Desman - adult female - searches environment

Russian Desman - adult female - searches environment with its sense of smell after feeding on a fresh-water mussel, typical posture (Desmana moschata)



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