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Stormy Collection (#2)

Background imageStormy Collection: The Namafjall hverir geothermal area in Iceland

The Namafjall hverir geothermal area in Iceland
Steam rises in the dramatic scenery of the Namafjall hverir geothermal area in Iceland Date: 1986

Background imageStormy Collection: Holborn Head Lighthouse, Scrabster, Caithness, Scotland

Holborn Head Lighthouse, Scrabster, Caithness, Scotland, on a stormy day. Date: 2001

Background imageStormy Collection: Black rocks - beach at Knockbrex, Wigtown Bay, Solway Firth

Black rocks - beach at Knockbrex, Wigtown Bay, Solway Firth
Black rocks shine in the winter sunshine as they are exposed at low tide on the beach at Knockbrex in Wigtown Bay, Solway Firth, SW Scotland

Background imageStormy Collection: Dark stormy skies above Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

Dark stormy skies above Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, seen on the horizon beyond the causeway to Holy Island. Picture taken from Berwick upon Tweed Date: 2014

Background imageStormy Collection: Elderly couple brave strong winds, West Pier, St Ives

Elderly couple brave strong winds, West Pier, St Ives
An elderly couple brave strong winds on the West Pier of St Ives harbour, Cornwall, England. Black clouds loom and the old lady holds on to her hat

Background imageStormy Collection: The road between Bala and Lake Vyrnwy, Snowdonia

The road between Bala and Lake Vyrnwy, Snowdonia
A man walks down the mountain road in the Snowdonia National Park between Bala Lake and Lake Vyrnwy looking towards crags of Gallt Ceiniogau, Gwynedd. North Wales. April 1988 Date: 1988

Background imageStormy Collection: Horse riding Kerry, Ireland

Horse riding Kerry, Ireland
Horse riding on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageStormy Collection: Peak District, Derbyshire, bleak winter

Peak District, Derbyshire, bleak winter
Peak District, Derbyshire - dark clouds, stone walls and sheep in winter. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageStormy Collection: Pont Neuf, Paris

Pont Neuf, Paris
Stormy sky over Pont Neuf over the River Seine, Paris, France. Behind is Pont au Change and the Palais de Justice de Paris, or City Courthouse. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageStormy Collection: Disaster at the Mouth of the Mersey - Wreck of the Lelia

Disaster at the Mouth of the Mersey - Wreck of the Lelia
Disaster at the Mouth of the Mersey off the north west lightship - the cutter-rigged steamer Lelia commanded by Captain Skinner foundering with the loss of 20 lives

Background imageStormy Collection: Bacino San Marco - Venice, Italy - Atmospheric Photograph

Bacino San Marco - Venice, Italy - Atmospheric Photograph. Date: circa 1908

Background imageStormy Collection: Le Mont Cervin (Matterhorn Mountain) - Stormy Weather

Le Mont Cervin (Matterhorn Mountain) - Stormy Weather. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageStormy Collection: Angels over Stormy Sea

Angels over Stormy Sea
Five angels implore Heavens mercy on a sailing ship which is in danger of running aground during a storm at sea

Background imageStormy Collection: Stonehenge, Wiltshire, with flock of sheep

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, with flock of sheep
Stonehenge, Wiltshire, with a flock of sheep and a stormy sky. circa 1825

Background imageStormy Collection: The Bridge at Crevola, by Jean-Charles-Joseph Remond

The Bridge at Crevola, by Jean-Charles-Joseph Remond
A View of the Bridge at Crevola near the Simplon Pass, by Jean-Charles-Joseph Remond (1795-1875). Date: circa 1832

Background imageStormy Collection: Madonna - Fabre Line

Madonna - Fabre Line
The liner Madonna of the Compagnie Francaise de Navigation a Vapeur Cyprien Fabre & Compagnie. The funnel pattern dates this card to between 1905-1915

Background imageStormy Collection: Wreck of the Herefordshire on the Cadigan coast, trapping th

Wreck of the Herefordshire on the Cadigan coast, trapping th
The wreck of the Herefordshire, seen here on the Cardigan coast. The old liner broke away from the tugs in stormy conditions, endangering her four crew

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Seaside Weather

Stormy Seaside Weather
A schoolgirl and her dog enjoy the rough sea and stormy weather at New Brighton, Cheshire, England

Background imageStormy Collection: View of Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, East Sussex

View of Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, East Sussex
Atmospheric view of Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, East Sussex. circa early 20th century

Background imageStormy Collection: Wreck of the Idun, Southwold, by Reg Carter

Wreck of the Idun, Southwold, by Reg Carter
Wreck of the Idun, Southwold, 17 January 1912, by Reg Carter (1886-1949), freelance commercial artist based in Southwold, Suffolk, where he had his studio in the High Street

Background imageStormy Collection: Lighthouse bombed with food supplies

Lighthouse bombed with food supplies
A remote lighthouse in bad weather is bombed with pork pies (and, presumably, other food stuffs) by two aeroplanes bringing supplies by air. Date: 1932

Background imageStormy Collection: Seagulls flying away from stormy conditions Off Aran, Scotla

Seagulls flying away from stormy conditions Off Aran, Scotla
From the Storm. Seagulls flying away from stormy conditions. Off Aran, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Background imageStormy Collection: Shelter for the Night by Leonard Potts

Shelter for the Night by Leonard Potts
A couple rather regret knocking on the door of a house to find shelter. 1930

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy sky in Yorkshire, England

Stormy sky in Yorkshire, England
Stormy sky over silhouetted trees and hill, Yorkshire, England. circa 1968

Background imageStormy Collection: Old Japanese Matchbox label with man with an umbrella

Old Japanese Matchbox label with man with an umbrella made in Japan for the Chinese market Date: c. 1910s

Background imageStormy Collection: Lifeboat to the Rescue

Lifeboat to the Rescue -- a shipwreck, with lifeboat crew and distressed people. 1890

Background imageStormy Collection: The stormy petrel Hydrobates pelagicus

The stormy petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
The stormy petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus). Parker, Richard Dunscombe 1805 - 1881

Background imageStormy Collection: Wet road and stormy sky, UK

Wet road and stormy sky, UK

Background imageStormy Collection: Italy. Rome. Medicis Villa. Exterior

Italy. Rome. Medicis Villa. Exterior
Italy. Rome. Medicis Villa. Founded by Ferdinand I Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, in the 16th century. Built by Annibale Lippi. Exterior

Background imageStormy Collection: Tacuinum Sanitatis. Boats at sea

Tacuinum Sanitatis. Boats at sea
Tacuinum Sanitatis. 14th century. Medieval handbook of health. Boats at sea. Folio 88r

Background imageStormy Collection: Shipwreck off a rocky coast, c. 1815

Shipwreck off a rocky coast, c. 1815
A ship is wrecked in a stormy sea off a rocky coast. People on shore try to rescue half-drowned survivors. A broken rowing boat has been washed up or dragged to shore

Background imageStormy Collection: Ship on a stormy sea on a Christmas card

Ship on a stormy sea on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStormy Collection: Message in Bottle

Message in Bottle
The captain of a fishing boat, disabled by a storm, puts an S.O.S. message in a bottle, hoping it will be found by someone who can (a) read and (b)initiate a rescue. Date: 1884

Background imageStormy Collection: Rome / Colosseum C1880

Rome / Colosseum C1880
depicted by moonlight Date: circa 1880

Background imageStormy Collection: HMS Resolution in rough seas

HMS Resolution in rough seas. Launched in January 1915. From 1916 to 1919, she served in the 1st Battle Squadron (United Kingdom) of the Grand Fleet

Background imageStormy Collection: The Plain of the River Arno from Bellosguardo, Italy

The Plain of the River Arno from Bellosguardo, Italy
The Plain of the River Arno from Bellosguardo, looking west - a stormy autumnal sunset. Date: 1905

Background imageStormy Collection: Illustration, The Fisherman and His Wife

Illustration, The Fisherman and His Wife -- Flounder, Flounder in the sea, Prythee, hearken unto me. Date: 1909

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Seafront, Blackpool, Lancashire

Stormy Seafront, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageStormy Collection: The Origin of the Bob by William Heath Robinson

The Origin of the Bob by William Heath Robinson
And the first realisation of its advantages. A lady struggling to maintain her hair style while on board a board, looks with envy at a decks mop and its unmoving head

Background imageStormy Collection: The Pudding in Danger, Christmas WW1

The Pudding in Danger, Christmas WW1
A sailor on board a Royal Navy battleship keeps his balance on deck during a storm in order to preserve a fine Christmas pudding which has been sent from home. Date: 1916

Background imageStormy Collection: Japanese woman in a rainstorm

Japanese woman in a rainstorm. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStormy Collection: Breakwater at Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Breakwater at Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Breakwater with rough waves at Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStormy Collection: Man and dog crossing bridge in stormy weather

Man and dog crossing bridge in stormy weather
A man crossing a bridge with his dog in stormy weather has his hat blown off. Wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. Date: C.1790

Background imageStormy Collection: Pug Peter -- dog at sea with seagulls

Pug Peter -- dog at sea with seagulls
Pug Peter -- Dangers of the Deep. A dog in a red box in a storm at sea, confronted by seagulls. Date: 1905

Background imageStormy Collection: Storm and stress at sea by G. H. Davis

Storm and stress at sea by G. H. Davis
Storm and stress at sea: the two thrilling shipping incidents of the week. Above: how the Snowdon Range was driven hither and thither in her long voyage from Philadelphia across the Atlantic

Background imageStormy Collection: Liner Narrung in a gale by G. H. Davis

Liner Narrung in a gale by G. H. Davis
The Christmas gale: beaten back by the sea. How the P&O liner Narrung was forced back by huge waves off Ushant, Brittany. Showing the vessels position before she met the huge waves

Background imageStormy Collection: Tenby life boat, 1857

Tenby life boat, 1857
The Tenby life boat proceeding to the rescue of the crew of the Spanish ship Nuevo Torcuvato, 1857. The life boat bears the mark of the National Life Boat Institution. Date: 7th December 1857

Background imageStormy Collection: Lifeboat, 1830s

Lifeboat, 1830s
A lifeboat of the 1830s, encountering a storm. Date: 1830s



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