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Snell Collection

Background imageSnell Collection: Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead (1902 - 1968), American actress, talk show host and bonne vivante

Background imageSnell Collection: Olive Snell

Olive Snell
Portrait of the artist Olive Snell, whose portraits in crayon and colour regularly appeared in The Tatler and The Bystander during the first half of the 20th century

Background imageSnell Collection: Lilyan Tashman by Olive Snell

Lilyan Tashman by Olive Snell
Lilyan Tashman (October 23, 1896 March 21, 1934) American vaudeville, Broadway, and film actress. Tashman was best known for her supporting roles as tongue-in-cheek villainesses

Background imageSnell Collection: Sketch cover featuring Amelia Earhart by Olive Snell

Sketch cover featuring Amelia Earhart by Olive Snell
Portrait of pioneering American aviator, Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) by society portraitist Olive Snell on the front cover of The Sketch magazine. Date: 1928

Background imageSnell Collection: Gwen Farrar by Olive Snell

Gwen Farrar by Olive Snell
Miss Gwendoline Farrar, entertainer and musician pictured by society portraitist Olive Snell in 1918. Date: 1918

Background imageSnell Collection: Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, London

Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, London
The Holborn Union Infirmary, Archway Road, Highate, North London. A tram passes by. The infirmary, which was opened in 1879, was designed by Henry Saxon Snell

Background imageSnell Collection: Hannah Snell / Maddocks

Hannah Snell / Maddocks
HANNAH SNELL Female soldier

Background imageSnell Collection: Miss Penelope Pike by Madame Yevonde

Miss Penelope Pike by Madame Yevonde
Front cover of The Sketch featuring a photograph of Miss Penelope Pike who had just announced her engagement to the elder son of the Marquess and Marchioness of Zetland

Background imageSnell Collection: Comic postcard, Girl chats with cockerel - rhyme by H J Snell Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Girl chats with cockerel - rhyme by H J Snell Date: 20th century

Background imageSnell Collection: Lady Marguerite Strickland by Olive Snell

Lady Marguerite Strickland by Olive Snell
Lady Marguerite Strickland (1913 - 2002), only daughter of the Earl of Darnley, one of the loveliest of the young married women in society. Her marriage to Mr

Background imageSnell Collection: Lady Lettice Lygon by Olive Snell

Lady Lettice Lygon by Olive Snell
Lady Lettice Cotterell (nÚÑáLygon) (1906-1973), Wife of Sir Richard Charles Geers Cotterell, 5th Bt; daughter of 7th Earl Beauchamp. Lygon family possible inspiration for Waughs Brideshead Revisited

Background imageSnell Collection: Viscountess Weymouth

Viscountess Weymouth pictured on holiday (probably on the Riviera) by Olive Snell. She was formerly the Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise Vivian (1904-1997), and married Viscount Weymouth in 1927 Date: 1929

Background imageSnell Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street
The St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street, London. It was designed by Henry Saxon Snell. Date: 1881

Background imageSnell Collection: The Hon. Mrs Lionel Tennyson

The Hon. Mrs Lionel Tennyson, formerly Felicite Tennant and daughter of Lord Glenconner. Wife of Lionel Tennyson and the Hampshire cricketer and England captain, who was the grandson of Alfred

Background imageSnell Collection: Princess Jean de Faucigny-Lucinge (Baba d Erlanger)

Princess Jean de Faucigny-Lucinge (Baba d Erlanger)
Princess Jean-Louis de Faucigny-Lucinge, formerly Miss Liliane (Baba) d Erlanger portrayed by Olive Snell for The Tatler. Date: 1925

Background imageSnell Collection: Grand Hotel by Edward Knoblock

Grand Hotel by Edward Knoblock
Promotional postcard of Grand Hotel by Edward Knoblock from Vicki Baums novel (1929 - original German title Menschen im Hotel). First produced at the Adelphi Theatre, 3rd September 1931

Background imageSnell Collection: Artist Olive Snell skiing at Murren

Artist Olive Snell skiing at Murren
Olive Snell pictured with Captain Beckwith preparing to ski at Murren in Switzerland. Her portraits in crayon and colour regularly appeared in The Tatler

Background imageSnell Collection: Mrs Lecky Pike (Olive Snell) and daughter

Mrs Lecky Pike (Olive Snell) and daughter
Portrait of Mrs Lecky Pike aka artist Olive Snell, whose portraits in crayon and colour regularly appeared in The Tatler and The Bystander during the first half of the 20th century

Background imageSnell Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary - A Royal Visit

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary - A Royal Visit
The Prince and Princess of Wales talk to patients at the official opening of the St Marylebone workhouse infirmary. The buildings, designed by Henry Saxon Snell and his son

Background imageSnell Collection: St Georges Infirmary, Fulham Road, London

St Georges Infirmary, Fulham Road, London
St Georges Infirmary on Fulham Road. Passers-by include a cyclist and a horse-drawn omnibus. The building, designed by Henry Saxon Snell

Background imageSnell Collection: Lady Anne Wellesley

Lady Anne Wellesley
Lady Anne Maud Rhys (n饠 Wellesley) (1910-1998), Wife of Hon. David Reginald Rhys; daughter of 5th Duke of Wellington. Pictured by society portraitist Olive Snell in The Sketch. 1929

Background imageSnell Collection: The Begum Aga Khan, by Olive Snell

The Begum Aga Khan, by Olive Snell
Portrait of Princess Andr饠 Aga Khan (1898-1976), the third wife of Aga Khan III, by society portraitist Olive Snell. Pictures by Snell appeared regularly in The Tatler

Background imageSnell Collection: Lady Bridgett Poulett by Olive Snell

Lady Bridgett Poulett by Olive Snell
Lady Bridgett Poulett, ( only sister of Earl Poulett, described by The Sketch as a typical modern beauty, with fair hair, large eyes and is greatly in request at social gatherings. Date: 1932

Background imageSnell Collection: Lord Snell at London Fire Brigade Annual Review

Lord Snell at London Fire Brigade Annual Review
Lord Snell (Chairman of the Council) at London Fire Brigade Annual Review in Victoria Park, 30 June 1934, inspecting firefighters wearing Proto breathing equipment. Date: 1934

Background imageSnell Collection: Madeleine Carroll by Olive Snell

Madeleine Carroll by Olive Snell
Portrait of British film actress Madeleine Carroll (1906 - 1987), in private life Mrs Philip Astley. Star of The Thirty-Nine Steps. Date: 1934

Background imageSnell Collection: Frances Day by Olive Snell

Frances Day by Olive Snell
Frances Day (1908 - 1984), born Frances Schenk, revue, cabaret, television and film actress and one of the original blonde bombshells

Background imageSnell Collection: Margaret Whigham on front cover of the Sketch

Margaret Whigham on front cover of the Sketch
Miss Margaret Whigham drawn by society portraitist, Olive Snell on the front cover of The Sketch in 1930, the year of her coming out as a debutante

Background imageSnell Collection: Thomas Snell Jones

Thomas Snell Jones
THOMAS SNELL JONES Scottish churchman, minister of Lady Glenorchys chapel at Edinburgh. Date: 1754 - 1837

Background imageSnell Collection: Platanus x hispanica, London plane leaves

Platanus x hispanica, London plane leaves
London plane leaves fallen in the Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden. Photo taken on November 1997 by Sue Snell

Background imageSnell Collection: Malus sylvestris, crab apple

Malus sylvestris, crab apple
Crab apple trees blossoming in spring in the Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden. Photo taken in March 1998

Background imageSnell Collection: Sorbus aucuparia, rowan

Sorbus aucuparia, rowan
Rowan tree with ripe fruit growing in the Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden. Photo taken in July 2001

Background imageSnell Collection: St Lukes Workhouse, Old Street, London

St Lukes Workhouse, Old Street, London
A design by architect Henry Saxon Snell for additions to St Lukes Workhouse on Old Street. The new buildings, opened in 1879, contained administrative offices and infirm wards for 930 inmates

Background imageSnell Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary
An exterior view of the St Marylebone workhouse infirmary. The buildings, designed by Henry Saxon Snell and his son, were located at Rackham Street, Ladbroke Grove

Background imageSnell Collection: LCC-LFB Firefighters cheering (hip-hip-hooray)

LCC-LFB Firefighters cheering (hip-hip-hooray)
Officers and firefighters give three cheers for the Annual Reviews Inspecting Officer, Lord Snell of Plumstead, Chairman of the London County Council

Background imageSnell Collection: LCC-LFB Presentation of Silver gallantry medal

LCC-LFB Presentation of Silver gallantry medal
Lord Snell, the Chairman of the London County Council, is presenting Fireman J W Roots with the Councils Silver Gallantry Medal in recognition of his extraordinary bravery at a fire at 5 St Peter

Background imageSnell Collection: St Georges Union Receiving House and Casual Ward, Wallis Ya

St Georges Union Receiving House and Casual Ward, Wallis Ya
A London workhouse establishment opened in 1884 by the St Georges Union on Walliss Yard (now Warwick Row), Westminster. It was designed by Henry Saxon Snell. Date: 1884

Background imageSnell Collection: Miss Cathleen Nesbitt, A study by Olive Snell

Miss Cathleen Nesbitt, A study by Olive Snell
Miss Cathleen Nesbitt (1888-1982) She starred in a wide variety of plays with styles from comic Shakesphere to Serious Drama, noteably The Merchant of Venice and Loyalties

Background imageSnell Collection: Staff and patients at Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, Lon

Staff and patients at Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, Lon
Doctors and nurses in Ward 12 at the Holborn Union Infirmary, Archway Road, Highgate. The building, opened in 1879, was designed by Henry Saxon Snell. Date: Date unknown

Background imageSnell Collection: St Georges Union Infirmary, Fulham Road, London

St Georges Union Infirmary, Fulham Road, London
Design for the new St Georges Union infirmary on Fulham Road, south west London. The architect was Henry Saxon Snell

Background imageSnell Collection: Mrs Carol Carstairs, Art Dealers Wife

Mrs Carol Carstairs, Art Dealers Wife
MRS CAROL CARSTAIRS wife of Mr Carol Carstairs, art expert of Knoedler s, the picture dealers

Background imageSnell Collection: Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, North London

Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, North London
Aerial view of the Holborn Union Infirmary, Archway Road, Highgate, North London. The infirmary, which was opened in 1879, was designed by Henry Saxon Snell

Background imageSnell Collection: Ward at Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, London

Ward at Holborn Union Infirmary, Highgate, London
Interior of a ward at the Holborn Union Infirmary, Archway Road, Highate, North London, designed by Henry Saxon Snell and opened in 1879

Background imageSnell Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, West London

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, West London
The St Marylebone workhouse infirmary on Rackham Street, North Kensington, West London. The buildings, opened in 1881, were designed by Messrs Henry Saxon Snell and Son

Background imageSnell Collection: Anita Loos by Olive Snell

Anita Loos by Olive Snell
Portrait of Anita Loos (1888 - 1981), American screenwriter, journalist, novelist and producer, most famous for writing the novel on which the film " Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" was based

Background imageSnell Collection: Rodolph Snell

Rodolph Snell
RODOLPH SNELL Dutch mathematician and philologist

Background imageSnell Collection: Sideboard, Ornaments

Sideboard, Ornaments
Sideboard and ornaments designed by Marochetti, made by Snell. Two lamps are included, also a metal bowl too big to be a spittoon



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