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Background imageStern Collection: Madame Helena Blavatsky

Madame Helena Blavatsky
Undated cutting of head and shoulders photograph of Madame Helena Blavatsky - founder of Theosophy and the Theosophical Society. HPG/1/13/1 (ii)

Background imageStern Collection: Mr Bumble with Oliver

Mr Bumble with Oliver
Stern Mr. Bumble holds the hand of apprehensive young Oliver Twist, as they walk away from the workhouse

Background imageStern Collection: Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)

Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)
NADEZHDA KONSTANTINOVNA KRUPSKAYA Russian Revolutionary - married Lenin in 1898

Background imageStern Collection: Swordfish Torpedo-bombers on board HMS Victorious, Second

Swordfish Torpedo-bombers on board HMS Victorious, Second
Photograph showing Fleet Air Arm Swordfish torpedo-bombers gathered on the stern of the Royal Navy aircraft-carrier HMS Victorious, during the Second World War, 1941

Background imageStern Collection: Switchboard Girls / 1930S

Switchboard Girls / 1930S
Girls working on a telephone switchboard, watched over by a stern-looking supervisor

Background imageStern Collection: HMS Repulse with Sopwith Pup, WW1

HMS Repulse with Sopwith Pup, WW1
Stern view of HMS Repulse showing a Sopwith Pup biplane on the aft turret during the First World War. Date: 1916-1918

Background imageStern Collection: Daedalus Sea Serpent

Daedalus Sea Serpent
Marine creature sighted from HMS Daedalus in the south Atlantic between the Cape and St Helena : the creature passes under the stern of the ship (picture 2 of 3)

Background imageStern Collection: Stern trawler Conqueror on rocks at Mousehole, Cornwall

Stern trawler Conqueror on rocks at Mousehole, Cornwall
Stern trawler Conqueror on the rocks at Mousehole, Cornwall, December 1978. Date: 1978

Background imageStern Collection: Funerary stele of Democleides (4th century BC)

Funerary stele of Democleides (4th century BC)
Greek art. Funerary stele of Democleides (4th century BC). Marble relief depicting a warrior sitting sad and meditating on the stern of a ship. Beside him, his helmet and shield

Background imageStern Collection: Sultan Selim I conquering Egypt

Sultan Selim I conquering Egypt
Sultan Selim I, nicknamed Yavuz " the Stern", " the Steadfast" or " the Grim" (1465?-1520) - Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520

Background imageStern Collection: Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London

Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London
General view inside the Dome of Discovery, part of the Festival of Britain site on the South Bank, London. This part of the exhibition covered Britains conquest of the physical world through

Background imageStern Collection: HMS Implacable at Devonport, 1926

HMS Implacable at Devonport, 1926
Photograph showing a stern view of the frigate HMS Implacable in dry dock at Devonport, 1926. Implacable was one of the ships captured by the Royal Navy at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805

Background imageStern Collection: Launch of the Olympic at Belfast, 20Th October 1910

Launch of the Olympic at Belfast, 20Th October 1910 - a view of the launch of the leviathan Olympic with men standing at the stern. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast)

Background imageStern Collection: RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock, Liverpool

RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock, Liverpool
RMS Oceanic in Graving Dock (Dry Dock), Liverpool, shortly before launch in 1899. Date: circa 1899

Background imageStern Collection: Stern of Warship

Stern of Warship
The stern of a British warship showing the British coat of arms

Background imageStern Collection: Paul Verlaine, French poet

Paul Verlaine, French poet associated with the Symbolist movement. Seen here in a full-length photograph, wearing top hat, overcoat and scarf, and leaning on a walking stick

Background imageStern Collection: The view looking towards the stern of the Graf Zeppelin II

The view looking towards the stern of the Graf Zeppelin II, LZ 130, during construction at Friedrichshafen

Background imageStern Collection: British battleship HMS King Edward VII sinking, WW1

British battleship HMS King Edward VII sinking, WW1
The British battleship HMS King Edward VII with her stern down during the First World War. She struck a mine off Cape Wrath, off the northern Scottish coast

Background imageStern Collection: Prodigal Son Returns

Prodigal Son Returns
A ne er-do-well son, obviously the apple of the mothers and sisters eye, returns home. The dog greets him tail wagging, but his stern father doesn t look best pleased

Background imageStern Collection: Wilhelm II Ptg

Wilhelm II Ptg
WILHELM II GERMAN ROYALTY German Emperor in middle age

Background imageStern Collection: JOHN DUDLEY (1502-1553)

JOHN DUDLEY (1502-1553)
Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick, John Dudley Father-In-Law of Lady Jane Grey

Background imageStern Collection: Great Eastern Building

Great Eastern Building
The stern view of the Great Eastern under construction at Millwall, on the Thames

Background imageStern Collection: Wolsey / Selous / Greatbach

Wolsey / Selous / Greatbach
CARDINAL THOMAS WOLSEY English prelate and statesman Full length engraving Date: 1475 - 1530

Background imageStern Collection: The Salvador Del Munda Disabled And The Victory ?

The Salvador Del Munda Disabled And The Victory ?
The Salvador Del Munda Disabled And The Victory Bearing Up A Stern And Raking Her With A Broadside

Background imageStern Collection: WW2 - Captain Peg-Leg's War

WW2 - Captain Peg-Leg's War
An illustrated front cover for a WW2 story book, Captain Peg-Leg's War, written by Peter Dawlish. The portrait drawing shows a stern looking wartime man. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageStern Collection: Les Rendez-vous De Madame De Z. Part V

Les Rendez-vous De Madame De Z. Part V
Part V of a series of sketches which portrays a stern looking man, sat at his writing desk, with a slouched posture, looking at his pocket watch, with an older gentleman conversing with him

Background imageStern Collection: Flemish Peasant

Flemish Peasant
A portrait sculpture of a Flemish peasant man, his face is heavily lined, and bears a stern facial expression. Date: circa 1917

Background imageStern Collection: Pegler

Pegler
A portrait sketch of an unknown woman's head, with a stern expression. Date: circa 1918

Background imageStern Collection: Redoubtable

Redoubtable
la Marine Francaise Imperiale - Redoubtable, a central battery ship, with main armament grouped around the centre of the ship with a gun in each corner and two guns on the forecastle

Background imageStern Collection: Cedric Hardwicke in Role

Cedric Hardwicke in Role
A portrait of the actor Cedric Hardwicke (1893-1964) playing the role of Edward Moulton-Barrett in the play The Barretts of Wimpole Street'

Background imageStern Collection: Study of a Man

Study of a Man
A portrait study of an unknown man looking left, in a somewhat stern expression. Date: circa 1926

Background imageStern Collection: Photographic studio portrait - smart family

Photographic studio portrait - smart family
A Family have their portrait taken in a professional photographic studio. The Father is relaxed and smiling, the two young daughters are slightly timid and the Mother offers up a steely glare

Background imageStern Collection: Isaac Stern, Ukrainian-born violin virtuoso

Isaac Stern, Ukrainian-born violin virtuoso
Isaac Stern (1920-2001), Ukrainian-born violin virtuoso. Seen here with a young pupil. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageStern Collection: Voroshilov Kliment Yefremovich Russia Russian

Voroshilov Kliment Yefremovich Russia Russian
voroshilov, kliment, yefremovich, russia, russian, ussr, soviet, 1881, 1969, military, army, soldier, commander, bureaucrat, uniform, medals, 1950s, leader, serious, stern, old, age, elderly

Background imageStern Collection: The Crew of the Miguel de Cervantes give the Socialist sal

The Crew of the Miguel de Cervantes give the Socialist sal
Photograph showing the stern of the Republican cruiser Miguel de Cervantes, with the crew giving the Socialist clenched-fist salute, 1936

Background imageStern Collection: A TRIREME (three banks of oars) The larger oar at the stern is for steering ; note also the lantern

A TRIREME (three banks of oars) The larger oar at the stern is for steering ; note also the lantern, and the hooked prow for ramming an enemy vessel

Background imageStern Collection: Foot-shaped comic postcard, mother and five daughters

Foot-shaped comic postcard, mother and five daughters
A mother (the life and sole of the family) and her five little toe daughters - a brilliant Edwardian comic postcard, open to multiple interpretations! Date: 1907

Background imageStern Collection: A beautiful and highly-detailed chromolithograph scrap portrait of Victoria (1819-1901)

A beautiful and highly-detailed chromolithograph scrap portrait of Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death

Background imageStern Collection: Sailors in front of a decorated ships stern

Sailors in front of a decorated ships stern
Frontispiece illustration showing 18th and 19th century sailors in front of a decorated ships stern. Woodblock print by J

Background imageStern Collection: Midshipman Newcome transferred by rowboat to HMS Vanguard

Midshipman Newcome transferred by rowboat to HMS Vanguard
Midshipman Newcome transferred by rowboat to the HMS Vanguard near Gibraltar. Johnny in disgrace sent to another ship. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Charles Williams

Background imageStern Collection: Record Newmarket Sales - Flair sold for 15, 000 guineas

Record Newmarket Sales - Flair sold for 15, 000 guineas
Thoroughbred racehorses for Newmarket recently bought and sold by various enthusiasts. Most came from the stable of the late Sir Daniel Cooper, with Flair, bought by Sir Frederick Stern. 1909

Background imageStern Collection: Taking dog for a walk along the seafront at Scarborough

Taking dog for a walk along the seafront at Scarborough
An elderly (and rather stern) couple take their dog for a walk along the seafront at North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Background imageStern Collection: Cooling and lubrication systems for Miss England III

Cooling and lubrication systems for Miss England III. Arrangement of water pipes for gear boxes and stern tubes. Date: 1932

Background imageStern Collection: Ancient Roman naval decorations

Ancient Roman naval decorations
Ancient Roman naval ram or Rostrum with swords and animal heads from a basrelief representing a maritime trophy found in Pantanello, Tivoli 1

Background imageStern Collection: Shipwright driving wedges into the stern of a ship

Shipwright driving wedges into the stern of a ship
Shipwright or ships carpenter standing on a scaffold and driving wedges into the stern of a ship with a wooden trunnel. At his feet, his auger, axe and punch

Background imageStern Collection: The Embarkation of Columbus at Palos 3 August 1492

The Embarkation of Columbus at Palos 3 August 1492
The embarkation of Columbus at Palos, 3 August 1492. Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) kneeling at stern of boat with crew, receiving blessing from monk, with various onlookers and weeping women

Background imageStern Collection: Coastal Reconnaissance seaplane, Battleship Nelson

Coastal Reconnaissance seaplane, Battleship Nelson
Coastal Reconnaissance seaplane and the stern of the Battleship Nelson, January 1949. 1949

Background imageStern Collection: Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, The Disciplinarian

Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, The Disciplinarian. 1901



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