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Thick Collection

Background imageThick Collection: Albrecht Durers Rhinoceros

Albrecht Durers Rhinoceros
An Indian rhinoceros, is the largest of the Asian species, as depicted by Albrecht Durer. It has a thick, dark grey hide, which folds like armour

Background imageThick Collection: Postman in the Snow

Postman in the Snow
This stalwart postman does his duty and delivers the post rain or shine, or in this case, thick winter snow. No chance of exceeding the 30 mile per hour speed limit!

Background imageThick Collection: Sylvia Pankhurst Suffragette

Sylvia Pankhurst Suffragette. Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960) portrait. Sylvia Pankhurst wearing a thick fur coat. Date: circa 1906

Background imageThick Collection: Young Uyghur Girl - Kashgar, Xinjiang

Young Uyghur Girl - Kashgar, Xinjiang
Young indigenous Uyghur girl of Kashgar. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageThick Collection: Hadrians Wall

Hadrians Wall
Britains chief Roman monument, the fort on Hadrians Wall in Northumberland, near Hexham. A section of the wall showing solid Roman masonry, eight feet thick and originally 12feet high

Background imageThick Collection: Elderly Gypsy Woman

Elderly Gypsy Woman
An elderly gypsy woman with long dark hair and wearing a thick cardigan stands in front of the brightly painted family caravan at an encampment in Surrey

Background imageThick Collection: Don t Waste Bread Wwi

Don t Waste Bread Wwi
Poster advising the public to eat less bread, and save two thick slices a day to defeat the U-boats during WWI. Thats a dangerous way to cut bread!

Background imageThick Collection: RAF Bomb-Aimer at his position; Second World War, 1943

RAF Bomb-Aimer at his position; Second World War, 1943
Photograph showing a Royal Air Force bomb-aimer at his position with the bomb release cable ready in his right hand, November 1943

Background imageThick Collection: Lipstick 1960S

Lipstick 1960S
Girl with thick dark hair cut into a fashionable hairstyle with a fringe, applying pale lipstick

Background imageThick Collection: Shilluk Girl bearing extensive traditional scarfication

Shilluk Girl bearing extensive traditional scarfication
A Shilluk Girl bearing extensive traditional facial scarfication and wearing thick wood-block earrings - Upper Nile, Sudan, Africa. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageThick Collection: Burns / Now Westlin Winds

Burns / Now Westlin Winds
NOW WESTLIN WINDS But Peggy dear the ev nings clear, Thick flies the skimming swallow, The sky is blue, the fields in view, All fading green and yellow

Background imageThick Collection: Sheep with curved horns and thick woolly coat

Sheep with curved horns and thick woolly coat. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageThick Collection: Bren Gunner, 7th Gurkha Rifles, Burma, 1944 (c)

Bren Gunner, 7th Gurkha Rifles, Burma, 1944 (c)
Photograph: A well-concealed Bren Gunner of the 7th Gurkha Rifles amongst the thick foliage of the Burmese jungle, 1944 (c)

Background imageThick Collection: Poster for The Upper Austrian Tourist Board - Ski Scene

Poster for The Upper Austrian Tourist Board - Ski Scene Date: circa 1937

Background imageThick Collection: Russian Grenadier Guardsman on skis

Russian Grenadier Guardsman on skis
Soldier of the Russian regiment of foot grenadiers of the Guard. A hunter-scout wearing skis. Date: 1900

Background imageThick Collection: The Old House under Snow

The Old House under Snow
The Old House, Little Everdon, Northamptonshire, England, under thick winter snow. Date: 1960s

Background imageThick Collection: Hannibal / Naples Bronze

Hannibal / Naples Bronze
HANNIBAL Carthaginian general, famous for his crossing of the Alps

Background imageThick Collection: A Highland cow, Scotland

A Highland cow, Scotland
A Highland cow in Galloway, SW Scotland. Date: 2006

Background imageThick Collection: Shoot for Jaeger - thick dark smart coat

Shoot for Jaeger - thick dark smart coat, black gloves and headscarf. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageThick Collection: Man walks his dog in thick fog along banks of the River Dee

Man walks his dog in thick fog along banks of the River Dee
Man walking his dog in thick fog along the banks of the River Dee in Kirkkudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland Date: 2005

Background imageThick Collection: Model reading on a garden lounger with an umbrella, wearing very thick silk stockings

Model reading on a garden lounger with an umbrella, wearing very thick silk stockings, advertising patterns for an embroidered sunshade and knitted blanket. Date: 1935

Background imageThick Collection: Sous Bois

Sous Bois
A landscape painting of a clearing of grass and wildflowers leading to a thick hedge with trees rising between. Date: circa 1922

Background imageThick Collection: Soir Sur La Reviere

Soir Sur La Reviere
Possibly an landscape aquatint, which shows a wide, calm river with thick trees populating the left side, in the evening. Date: circa 1921

Background imageThick Collection: Le Front A Neuf Pervyse

Le Front A Neuf Pervyse
A landscape etching of some thick, gnarled trees, growing at a slant on a steep section of river bank, a haystack is just visible in the background grasslands. Date: circa 1921

Background imageThick Collection: Bovril Poster

Bovril Poster
A poster design advertising Bovril, a thick meat extract. The image portrays a young woman, sat at her writing desk by the window, compiling a list, with a quote, I must not forget the Bovril

Background imageThick Collection: The Italian Major

The Italian Major
A portrait oil painting of Italian Major, Sir Filippo de Filippi, who regularly gave lectures on the sanitary conditions in the Italian Army

Background imageThick Collection: Decoration

Decoration
This oil painting displays a wide view of some women, wearing white robe dresses which reveal their shoulders, they are relaxing by some stones

Background imageThick Collection: Portrait Of A Gentleman

Portrait Of A Gentleman
A portrait painting of a seated gentleman, wearing a black robe with thick, white collars. Date: circa 1600s

Background imageThick Collection: Landscape Cows

Landscape Cows
A landscape painting of some cows grazing the grasslands by some thick bushes and large trees. Date: circa 1916

Background imageThick Collection: Ship On The Sea

Ship On The Sea
An illustration of a work ship on the ocean, with thick black smog billowing behind. Date: circa 1915

Background imageThick Collection: RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - an 18 carat gold and small old-cut diamond solitaire band/signet ring, slightly tapering (1/4ins)

Background imageThick Collection: Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia

Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia
Handwritten letter written on board RMS Carpathia dated 15 August 1912 with original Cunard envelope. Dear Papa and boys... we were delayed by boarding a large cargoe (sic) of spaghetti

Background imageThick Collection: The Shell

The Shell
An etching showing a thick, twisted, gnarled old tree in a woodland. Date: circa 1921

Background imageThick Collection: The Dell, Dulwich

The Dell, Dulwich
Oil painting entitles The Dell, Dulwich, showing thick clusters of brightly coloured flower bushes, with lots of reds, pinks and yellows. Date: circa 1930

Background imageThick Collection: A Christmas advert for Bird's Custard. Date: 1943

A Christmas advert for Bird's Custard. Date: 1943

Background imageThick Collection: Advert for Bird's Custard, showing a serving suggestion. Date: 1943

Advert for Bird's Custard, showing a serving suggestion. Date: 1943

Background imageThick Collection: Wartime advert for Bird's Custard. Date: 1943

Wartime advert for Bird's Custard. Date: 1943

Background imageThick Collection: Aberystwyth, Wales - at Devil's Bridge

Aberystwyth, Wales - at Devil's Bridge with the Hafod Arms Hotel (back right). Date: circa 1900s

Background imageThick Collection: Victorian mourning card, Edgar George Pottle

Victorian mourning card, Edgar George Pottle
Victorian mourning card, In Loving Remembrance of Edgar George Pottle, MRCS LRCP, who died April 9th, 1880, aged 40, interred in the family grave, at Highgate Cemetery

Background imageThick Collection: When thick snow clogs the streets of Paris, passengers have to get out of their bus

When thick snow clogs the streets of Paris, passengers have to get out of their bus and help the horses drag it up a slope. Date: 1872

Background imageThick Collection: Wreck of the ship Cromdale at the Lizard

Wreck of the ship Cromdale at the Lizard
The British built iron sailing barque Cromdale ran into the Lizard rocks in thick fog on May 23 1913. She was carrying a cargo of nitrates from Chile and was a total wreck Date: 1913

Background imageThick Collection: Park under heavy snow, London

Park under heavy snow, London
London park under heavy snow. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageThick Collection: Park in the snow

Park in the snow
A deserted park with snow on the ground. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageThick Collection: Newhaven to Dieppe ferry

Newhaven to Dieppe ferry
Passengers on deck of cross-channel ferry with plume of thick black smoke issuing from funnel. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageThick Collection: Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Canons of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Canonici del S. Sepolcro. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Carocci after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient

Background imageThick Collection: View over Dikkebus Lake, Dickebusch, Belgium

View over Dikkebus Lake, Dickebusch, Belgium
The name Dickebusch means hick forest and dates from the time that this area was dense woodland. The Germans never took the lake, although they reached the water in May 1918

Background imageThick Collection: Gas Bus

Gas Bus the first one [in photo] was in public service between Kingston and Epsom Downs yesterday [2 Nov 1939]. Towed by the bus, the trailer produces gas from a stove burning solid fules

Background imageThick Collection: Thick gorgonia, Gorgonia crassa?

Thick gorgonia, Gorgonia crassa?
Thick gorgonia, Gorgonia crassa (Candelabra coral, Plexaura flexuosa?). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder



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