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Sowerby Collection

Background imageSowerby Collection: Anne Sowerby

Anne Sowerby
Sketched portrait of Mrs Sowerby

Background imageSowerby Collection: Girl Guides Gardening by Millicent Sowerby

Girl Guides Gardening by Millicent Sowerby
Two girl guides pictured in a garden in the spring raking the grass and planting seeds

Background imageSowerby Collection: Meteorolites and meteorites

Meteorolites and meteorites
An engraving of meteorites by J. Sowerby, 1812. Illustration comes from the Sowerby Collection

Background imageSowerby Collection: Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn, King Cross, Yo

Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn, King Cross, Yo
Vintage Lorry outside The Old King Cross Inn (awaiting identification), King Cross, Halifax, near Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sewing in the Garden by Millicent Sowerby

Sewing in the Garden by Millicent Sowerby
Two girl guides sit in a picturesque garden knitting socks and comforters after their exertions gardening

Background imageSowerby Collection: Common furze or whin, Ulex europaeus

Common furze or whin, Ulex europaeus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after a drawing by James Sowerby for James Smiths English Botany, 1800

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sweet cicely, Myrrhis odorata

Sweet cicely, Myrrhis odorata
Sweet cicely or great chervil, Myrrhis odorata (Scandix odorata). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after a drawing by James Sowerby for James Smiths English Botany, 1800

Background imageSowerby Collection: Field gromwell, Buglossoides arvensis

Field gromwell, Buglossoides arvensis (Lithospermum arvense). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by James Sowerby from James Smiths English Botany, London, 1793

Background imageSowerby Collection: Spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare

Spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare (Carduus lanceolatus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by James Sowerby from James Smiths English Botany, London, 1793

Background imageSowerby Collection: Common saffron crocus, Crocus sativa

Common saffron crocus, Crocus sativa. Handcoloured lithograph by Henry Sowerby after an illustration by L.W. from Edward Hamiltons Flora Homeopathica, Bailliere, London, 1852

Background imageSowerby Collection: Common jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla

Common jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla. Handcolured copperplate engraving after a botanical illustration by James Sowerby from William Curtis The Botanical Magazine, Lambeth Marsh, London, 1787

Background imageSowerby Collection: Girls and their toy horse

Girls and their toy horse - Two girls in the garden giving their dolly a ride on the wooden horse. Artist: Millicent Sowerby Date: circa 1920

Background imageSowerby Collection: Wold meteorite

Wold meteorite
Watercolour of the Wold meteorite, Yorkshire by Hariet Topham, 1797. Image from Sowerby Collection

Background imageSowerby Collection: Picking Apples by Millicent Sowerby

Picking Apples by Millicent Sowerby
Two girl guides and a brownie lend a hand by picking apples in a picturesque orchard

Background imageSowerby Collection: Cuddling pussy

Cuddling pussy - Young girl in the garden giving the cat a hug. Artist: Millicent Sowerby Date: circa 1920

Background imageSowerby Collection: Coralline species, Corallina auriculariaeformis

Coralline species, Corallina auriculariaeformis. (Cactus coralline, Halimedia opuntia?) Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new

Background imageSowerby Collection: Ergot of rye, Claviceps purpurea (Secale cornutum)

Ergot of rye, Claviceps purpurea (Secale cornutum). Handcoloured lithograph by Charlotte Caroline Sowerby from Edward Hamiltons Flora Homeopathica, Bailliere, London, 1852

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Railway Station, early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Railway Station, early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Railway Station

Sowerby Bridge Railway Station

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge - Bolton Brow Prospect Inn

Sowerby Bridge - Bolton Brow Prospect Inn

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge - Canal Wharf - Fire engine

Sowerby Bridge - Canal Wharf - Fire engine

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge - Gratrix Lane

Sowerby Bridge - Gratrix Lane

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge - Rush Ceremony 1906

Sowerby Bridge - Rush Ceremony 1906

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge - West Street

Sowerby Bridge - West Street

Background imageSowerby Collection: Wharfe Street, Sowerby Bridge, early 1900s

Wharfe Street, Sowerby Bridge, early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby

Sowerby

Background imageSowerby Collection: West Street, Sowerby Bridge

West Street, Sowerby Bridge

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby early 1900s

Sowerby early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge West Street early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge West Street early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Rush ceremony, Sowerby Bridge

Rush ceremony, Sowerby Bridge

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Bolton Brow early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Bolton Brow early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Rush Ceremony early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Rush Ceremony early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Gratix Lane, Sowerby Bridge

Gratix Lane, Sowerby Bridge

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Gratrix Lane early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Gratrix Lane early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Fire engine, Canal Wharf Sowerby Bridge

Fire engine, Canal Wharf Sowerby Bridge

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sowerby Bridge Canal Wharf Fire Engine early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Canal Wharf Fire Engine early 1900s

Background imageSowerby Collection: Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge

Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge

Background imageSowerby Collection: The Barbers Shop

The Barbers Shop
Children at play. Artist: Millicent Sowerby Date: circa 1920

Background imageSowerby Collection: Botanic Gardens Regents Park

Botanic Gardens Regents Park
The Royal Botanic Society was a learned society founded in 1839 by James de Carle Sowerby under a royal charter to the Duke of Norfolk and others

Background imageSowerby Collection: European spiny lobster, Palinurus elephas

European spiny lobster, Palinurus elephas. Aliusta comune. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageSowerby Collection: A German royal couple sits at a table, 1492

A German royal couple sits at a table, 1492
A German royal couple wearing crowns sits at a table laid with bread, knife and cups, 1492. A noble boy in mi-parti hose plays a game. From an embroidered carpet in Nuremberg Museum

Background imageSowerby Collection: Sea unicorn or narwhal, Monodon monoceros

Sea unicorn or narwhal, Monodon monoceros. Rare specimen with double tusks. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare

Background imageSowerby Collection: Bootlace worm, Lineus longissimus

Bootlace worm, Lineus longissimus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare, or little known animal subjects, London, 1804

Background imageSowerby Collection: Leech, Hirudo circulans

Leech, Hirudo circulans. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare, or little known animal subjects, London, 1804

Background imageSowerby Collection: Candystick tellina shell, Tellina similis

Candystick tellina shell, Tellina similis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare, or little known animal subjects, London

Background imageSowerby Collection: Slender grasshopper, Tetrix subulata

Slender grasshopper, Tetrix subulata (Awl-shaped acrydium, Acrydium subulatum). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare

Background imageSowerby Collection: Green grasshopper, Omocestus viridulus

Green grasshopper, Omocestus viridulus (Gryllus viridulus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare

Background imageSowerby Collection: Ctenicera cuprea beetle

Ctenicera cuprea beetle (Elater chalybeus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by James Sowerby from The British Miscellany, or Coloured figures of new, rare, or little known animal subjects, London



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