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Background imageThin Collection: Jockey / Fred Archer Vf

Jockey / Fred Archer Vf
Fred Archer, jockey

Background imageThin Collection: Man riding on a steam rocket

Man riding on a steam rocket
The Flight of Intellect. A comic image of a thin man riding on a steam rocket, with his top hat flying off behind him. Portrait of Mr Golightly experimenting on Mess Quick & Speeds new patent high

Background imageThin Collection: Olympics / 1912 / Pole Vault

Olympics / 1912 / Pole Vault
Pole Vault: MS Wright, USA

Background imageThin Collection: Hoffmann / Augustus / Soup

Hoffmann / Augustus / Soup
THE STORY OF AUGUSTUS WHO WOULD NOT HAVE ANY SOUP "...& on the fifth day he was dead!"

Background imageThin Collection: Charles Darwin, caricatured in Vanity Fair

Charles Darwin, caricatured in Vanity Fair
Caricature of the naturalist Charles Darwin in Vanity Fair Magazine, 1871

Background imageThin Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Jack and Jill

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Jack and Jill. Within four miles of London, the friends see the sun rising over St Pauls Cathedral. Date: 1914

Background imageThin Collection: International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chem

International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chemical Co. Buffalo, N.Y. Advertisement for International brand baking powder, showing a cat awakened by bread rising. Date c1885

Background imageThin Collection: Jos Chamberlain / Vfair 01

Jos Chamberlain / Vfair 01
JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN Liberal MP at the despatch box

Background imageThin Collection: Chaliapin / Don Quixote

Chaliapin / Don Quixote
FYODOR IVANOVICH CHALIAPIN Russian opera singer as Don Quichotte (Don Quixote)

Background imageThin Collection: D. H. Lawrence & Wife

D. H. Lawrence & Wife
D H LAWRENCE English novelist, with his German wife Frieda (1879 - 1956)

Background imageThin Collection: Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)

Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)
Patence Rewarded. An Inuit seal hunter pulls a caught seal out through the hole into which he was fishing with a combination of the baited rope and a thin spike or barbed spear

Background imageThin Collection: Tunisian woman with elaborate coin necklace

Tunisian woman with elaborate coin necklace
Tunisian woman with elaborate necklace made of many strings of coins with holes in the middle, metal bangles, thin silken clothing and a pointed hat

Background imageThin Collection: Diet and Dieters by Joyce Dennys

Diet and Dieters by Joyce Dennys
A selection of types and the diets they are all eating in order to retain, or, in some cases, reduce their figures. Date: 1929

Background imageThin Collection: An action at Bucquoy, Western Front 1918

An action at Bucquoy, Western Front 1918
The Great Battle on the Western Front: open warfare - an action at Bucquoy, a village on the Arras-Albert road. Stand by British infantry at Bucquoy

Background imageThin Collection: G O Smith, footballer and cricketer

G O Smith, footballer and cricketer
Gilbert Oswald Smith (1872-1943), amateur footballer who played for Oxford University and the Corinthians, and was captain for England. He played first-class cricket for Oxford University and Surrey

Background imageThin Collection: Sea Lamprey, Lampern, and Silver Lamprey

Sea Lamprey, Lampern, and Silver Lamprey
Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), Lampern (Lampetra fluviatilis or European River Lamprey), and Silver Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon unicuspis). Date: 1865

Background imageThin Collection: Caricatured Hamlet on a music sheet

Caricatured Hamlet on a music sheet
A caricatured Hamlet, probably based on Sir Henry Irving, on a music sheet entitled Hamlet Ye Dane, A Ghost Story, with music by J B Lawreen

Background imageThin Collection: Georgian country folk with musical instruments

Georgian country folk with musical instruments
Georgia - Georgian country folk with musical instruments including a boy with a thin drum and a woman holding a stringed instrument, similar to a lute

Background imageThin Collection: British soldiers take interest in an Egyptian lady

British soldiers take interest in an Egyptian lady
Humourous Postcard - World War One era. British soldiers (a sailor and a Scots infantryman) take interest in an Egyptian lady who stroll demurely along under a pink parasol

Background imageThin Collection: Hindu Sahdus near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Hindu Sahdus near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh
Two Sadhus pose for a photograph on a road near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India. In Hinduism, sadhu is a common term for an ascetic or practitioner of yoga (yogi)

Background imageThin Collection: Tearful paper moon sees lover fall from sky

Tearful paper moon sees lover fall from sky
A tearful paper moon sees a womans lover fall from sky as the end of his crescent form breaks off

Background imageThin Collection: Jean Pierre Boyer / 1843

Jean Pierre Boyer / 1843
JEAN PIERRE BOYER President of Haiti, 1818-1843

Background imageThin Collection: Arthur Tooth, Ritualist

Arthur Tooth, Ritualist
ARTHUR TOOTH Ritualist clergyman, imprisoned at Horsemonger Lane in 1877 because of his Anglo- Catholic leanings Date: -

Background imageThin Collection: Leveson-Gower

Leveson-Gower
Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (1845 1916), Scottish aristocrat, Liberal politician, sculptor and writer Date: 1877

Background imageThin Collection: Two women chatting in a kitchen

Two women chatting in a kitchen, one thin and one fat. One says: I just seen young George the worse for drink again. The other replies: I ain t surprised. You may depend e in aled it from is father

Background imageThin Collection: Man riding out of town on a Bank Holiday

Man riding out of town on a Bank Holiday
A man rides his skinny white horse out of a smoky town on a Bank Holiday

Background imageThin Collection: Female Type at Bar 1926

Female Type at Bar 1926
A liberated flapper type, sitting on a bar stool

Background imageThin Collection: Meyerbeer / Efg Postcard

Meyerbeer / Efg Postcard
GIACOMO MEYERBEER German composer of Italian operas

Background imageThin Collection: Platinum Blonde Flapper

Platinum Blonde Flapper
A typical flapper with platinum blonde bobbed hair, green eye-shadow, rouge and pencil thin eyebrows. She wears emerald and diamond bangles, ear-rings & beads

Background imageThin Collection: Don Quixote relives his past glories

Don Quixote relives his past glories
A scene from Cervantes novel Don Quixote -- the hero of the title relives his past glories, surrounded by objects from his travels. To dream the impossible dream

Background imageThin Collection: Comic postcard, Couple riding tandem on a country lane

Comic postcard, Couple riding tandem on a country lane Date: 20th century

Background imageThin Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman in red swimsuit on the beach Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Large woman in red swimsuit on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageThin Collection: Comic postcard, Putting on weight at the seaside Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Putting on weight at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageThin Collection: Comic postcard, Plump woman and thin man in a rowing boat Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plump woman and thin man in a rowing boat Date: 20th century

Background imageThin Collection: Celtic Relics, Personal Ornaments of Gold and Bronze

Celtic Relics, Personal Ornaments of Gold and Bronze. Gold bracelet, three bronze fibulas, enamelled bronze horse trapping, enamelled ring, bronze torque, gold torque, gold earring, bronze ornament

Background imageThin Collection: Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934)

Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934)
a shiny alluring sheath of black cire moulded to the figure formed this gown designed by Dolly Tree for Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934)

Background imageThin Collection: Habr Awal men, Zaila District, Somaliland, East Africa

Habr Awal men, Zaila District, Somaliland, East Africa
Habr Awal (Habr Wal) men, Zaila (Zeila) District, Somaliland (then part of the British Empire), East Africa. Date: 1922

Background imageThin Collection: Riddarholm Place, Stockholm, Sweden

Riddarholm Place, Stockholm, Sweden, showing Senate House and Statue of Gustavus Vasa. 1819

Background imageThin Collection: Sirdars Escort - Khartoum, Sudan

Sirdars Escort - Khartoum, Sudan
The Sirdars Escort - Khartoum, Sudan. The Sirdar was the Commander in Chief of the Sudanese military forces. Date: 1910s

Background imageThin Collection: Ashdown Forest, Nutley, Sussex

Ashdown Forest, Nutley, Sussex Date: circa 1910

Background imageThin Collection: The Frost Fairies

The Frost Fairies
A childrens short story illustration which shows some mythical frost fairies clinging to some thin tree branches. Date: circa 1944

Background imageThin Collection: Harold Redpath

Harold Redpath
Caricature of Harold Redpath by Philippe Ledoux Date: circa 1930

Background imageThin Collection: George

George
Caricature of George by Philippe Ledoux Date: circa 1930

Background imageThin Collection: Giuseppe de Begnis, Italian operatic bass singer

Giuseppe de Begnis, Italian operatic bass singer
Giuseppe de Begnis (1793-1849), Italian operatic bass singer Date: early 19th century

Background imageThin Collection: Cartoon, Out of Her Census, Another decayed - decade!

Cartoon, Out of Her Census, Another decayed - decade! Ah, me! A woman contemplates the passing of time. Date: 1891

Background imageThin Collection: Boy With A Branch

Boy With A Branch
A portrait painting of a young boy sat beside a tree, which his arm is placed around, he is holding a thin branch with both hands. Date: circa 1910

Background imageThin Collection: Women Of Soria

Women Of Soria
A portrait sketch of a woman with a thin smile and relaxed expression. Date: circa 1919

Background imageThin Collection: A Jolly Noonday

A Jolly Noonday
This watercolour painting shows a group of women wearing colourful dresses, enjoying their day at the riverside, next to a large garden thin stemmed urn, brimming with flowers. Date: circa 1919



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