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Background imageStudying Collection: King Faisal II of Iraq

King Faisal II of Iraq (1935-1958) the last King of Iraq, at London Airport returning home after studying at Harrow

Background imageStudying Collection: Widener Library at Harvard University, USA

Widener Library at Harvard University, USA
Widener Library at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Date: 1915

Background imageStudying Collection: Scene in a lecture theatre

Scene in a lecture theatre, with chemical equations written on the blackboard, a woman giving a lecture, and students taking notes. circa 1940s

Background imageStudying Collection: Princess Louise

Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) shown in the late 1860s with a pet dog. Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Background imageStudying Collection: Jews Study Talmud

Jews Study Talmud
Jews studying the Talmud, a compilation of ancient Jewish law and tradition : probably in the Netherlands

Background imageStudying Collection: LENIN READING PRAVDA

LENIN READING PRAVDA
VLADIMIR ILICH ULYANOV LENIN Russian statesman, reading a copy of Pravda in his study

Background imageStudying Collection: Study room at Rugby School, 1967

Study room at Rugby School, 1967
An elaborately decorated study cubicle in Town House, Rugby School. Date: 1967

Background imageStudying Collection: Petrie at Daphne

Petrie at Daphne
The Pharoahs Palace at Daphne being excavated by renowned archaeologist William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853 - 1942) who devoted his life to studying Egyptian culture

Background imageStudying Collection: Thoreaus Pond

Thoreaus Pond
Walden Pond, where the American writer Thoreau spent two years studying nature and thinking deep thoughts. His cabin was built on land owned by Emerson near Concord

Background imageStudying Collection: Operating Table 1930S

Operating Table 1930S
A group of student nurses in theatre, observing a surgeon performing an operation

Background imageStudying Collection: Bristol Uni Students

Bristol Uni Students
Women students at Bristol University reading in the library

Background imageStudying Collection: Edinburgh Uni Studying

Edinburgh Uni Studying
Students at Edinburgh University, apparently studying science, read and make notes in a library

Background imageStudying Collection: Tsesarevich Alexei of Russia

Tsesarevich Alexei of Russia (1904-1918) seen studying in 1913. Devastatingly for his parents, Alexei suffered from haemophilia

Background imageStudying Collection: Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy

Photographer preparing a portrait of a mummy. Nineteenth-century colored engraving

Background imageStudying Collection: Greta Garbo (1905-1990)

Greta Garbo (1905-1990)
A portrait of Greta Garbo on her yacht off Catalina Island. Greta Garbo was born in Stockholm and was spotted whilst studying at the Royal Theatre Dramatic School by the Swedish director Mauritz

Background imageStudying Collection: J F Champollion

J F Champollion
JEAN-FRANCOIS CHAMPOLLION le Jeune French Egyptologist, who by studying the Rosetta stone learnt to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics

Background imageStudying Collection: Girton College Lecture

Girton College Lecture
A lecture at Girton College, Cambridge, a women-only college until 1977: the students concentrate and prepare to take notes

Background imageStudying Collection: St Andrews University

St Andrews University
Women students at St Andrews University reading books and making notes in the library

Background imageStudying Collection: Modern Zodia: Scorpio

Modern Zodia: Scorpio
The Modern Zodiac: An Artists Almanac of English Society. A woman wearing a headdress of autumn leaves surrounded by scenes of fox hunting, college life & the new seasons ale

Background imageStudying Collection: Boy sitting and reading

Boy sitting and reading
A young boy sits on a pouffe reading a book. Pastel sketch by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageStudying Collection: Botanist at work

Botanist at work
A botanist at work, studying a plant with a magnifying glass

Background imageStudying Collection: Student Nurses 1940S

Student Nurses 1940S
Four young British student nurses making notes together from medical textbooks

Background imageStudying Collection: British Museum, Reading Room 1900s

British Museum, Reading Room 1900s
Interior of the reading room at the British Museum, London. Date: 1900s

Background imageStudying Collection: General Joseph Gallieni, French Army officer, WW1

General Joseph Gallieni, French Army officer, WW1
General Joseph Simon Gallieni (1849-1916), French Army officer and administrator. He served in the Franco-Prussian War and the First World War

Background imageStudying Collection: Cartoon, The Six-Mark Tea-Pot (Aestheticism)

Cartoon, The Six-Mark Tea-Pot (Aestheticism)
Cartoon, The Six-Mark Tea-Pot -- a satirical comment on the new fashion of aestheticism: a man who resembles Oscar Wilde admires a teapot

Background imageStudying Collection: Advert for Tricoline artificial silk fabric, with illustration of a young woman studying a dress

Advert for Tricoline artificial silk fabric, with illustration of a young woman studying a dress pattern with her fabric laid out ready for cutting. Date: 1920s

Background imageStudying Collection: WW2 - Australian Air Crew

WW2 - Australian Air Crew
A photograph which portrays a group of Australian WW2 air crewmembers studying their route. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageStudying Collection: WW2 - R. A. F. Studying The Pictures

WW2 - R. A. F. Studying The Pictures
A photograph portraying a British man of the Royal Air Force, studying pictures taken through a magnifying instrument. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageStudying Collection: People of the Andaman Islands

People of the Andaman Islands, pictures with a European Anthropologist. The natives photographed used to speak a language that was called Bo

Background imageStudying Collection: John Hunter

John Hunter (1728 - 1893), Scottish surgeon, one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He assisted his brother

Background imageStudying Collection: Students at university in Italy. Italian scholars with their tutor. Date: 15th century

Students at university in Italy. Italian scholars with their tutor. Date: 15th century

Background imageStudying Collection: United States Air Force North American T-6G Texan 50-1279

United States Air Force North American T-6G Texan 50-1279, buzz-number TA-279, (msn 168-443), at the USAF Museum storage compound at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Background imageStudying Collection: Page from The Sphere with a selection of pictures showing art students at work at three

Page from The Sphere with a selection of pictures showing art students at work at three of Londons art schools - Heatherleys in Newman Street

Background imageStudying Collection: Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman studying

Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman studying
Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman reading a book. Death and the Female Student. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joshua Gleadah after an illustration by Benedictus Antonio Van Assen

Background imageStudying Collection: Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman dancing

Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman dancing with a scarf. Death and the Dancer. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joshua Gleadah after an illustration by Benedictus Antonio Van Assen

Background imageStudying Collection: James Watt studying the force of steam

James Watt studying the force of steam
James Watt as a boy, studying the force of steam. 18th century

Background imageStudying Collection: Schoolgirls in uniform studying in a library

Schoolgirls in uniform studying in a library. Date: circa 1965

Background imageStudying Collection: Catching a crab

Catching a crab
Young boy and girl on the beach studying the crab caught in their net. Artist: Susan Beatrice Pearse Date: circa 1912

Background imageStudying Collection: Boy with a hoop

Boy with a hoop studying a daffodil. Artist: Alan Wright Date: circa 1910

Background imageStudying Collection: Gwyneth Thomson and Helena Normanton

Gwyneth Thomson and Helena Normanton
Two of our coming Portias. Mrs. Gwyneth Marjory Thomson, accepted by the Benchers of Lincolns Inn as a student in 1920. On the right, Miss Helena Normanton

Background imageStudying Collection: Shanghai Races - studying the form-book

Shanghai Races - studying the form-book
Two Chinese men studying form at the Shanghai Races in 1939. 1939

Background imageStudying Collection: Naval Cadets studying a scale model of HMS Active

Naval Cadets studying a scale model of HMS Active
Naval Cadets studying a scale model of British Royal Navy vessel HMS Active in order to study rigging patterns and the complexities of running the ship. Date: circa 1895

Background imageStudying Collection: Observatory in Peking (Beijing), China, East Asia

Observatory in Peking (Beijing), China, East Asia, with brass instruments designed for studying the stars. Date: 1922

Background imageStudying Collection: Humanised owls at school on a greetings postcard

Humanised owls at school on a greetings postcard -- The Pursuit of Knowledge. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageStudying Collection: A Bumper Mistake by Lawson Wood - Phrenology

A Bumper Mistake by Lawson Wood - Phrenology
The Phrenologist: Bless my soul, Sir; your bump of destructiveness is most abnormally large. You must be a soldier. The Subject: Oh, dear no; I m a chauffeur. Date: 1912

Background imageStudying Collection: Four Ways to Put Your Daughter on the Stage

Four Ways to Put Your Daughter on the Stage
Page from The Tatler featuring a photo story of various stage and dance schools. Top left shows Miss Margareta Bonudin of Sweden at RADA enduring a realistic strangling

Background imageStudying Collection: Officers of the Royal Air Force studying the days work

Officers of the Royal Air Force studying the days work
Officers of the RAF studying plans for their next mission. A wicker chair on a fruit crate can be seen to the right of the picture, evidence, suggests The Sphere

Background imageStudying Collection: Dr Deijmans Anatomy Lesson

Dr Deijmans Anatomy Lesson
Engraving after a painting by Rembrandt, showing a physician looking in detail at deceased mans brain



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