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Thomson Collection

Background imageThomson Collection: NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher

NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER, French music teacher
NADIA-JULIETTE BOULANGER (1887-1979), French music teacher and conductor. Her students included Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Lennox Berkeley, Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein. Date: early 1960s

Background imageThomson Collection: British National Anthem - Rule Britannia

British National Anthem - Rule Britannia - a British patriotic song, originating from the poem " Rule, Britannia" by James Thomson and set to music by Thomas Arne in 1740. Date: 1905

Background imageThomson Collection: Advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset

Advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset
An advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset, promising the wearer comfort and elegance

Background imageThomson Collection: High Street, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland

High Street, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland - a promotional card for the business on the far left of the image - David Thomson, Draper, Hatter and Outfitter at 14 High Street

Background imageThomson Collection: Funny Face by Fred Thomson & Paul Gerard Smith

Funny Face by Fred Thomson & Paul Gerard Smith
Promotional postcard for Funny Face by Fred Thomson and Paul Gerard Smith; lyrics Ira Gershwin; music George Gershwin which was first produced in the Princes Theatre on 8th November 1928

Background imageThomson Collection: Blackheath Rugby Team

Blackheath Rugby Team: Latter, Carpmael, Stokes, Lohden, Spurling, Tarbutt, Dixon, Rigby, Finlinson, De Winton, Fegan, Maud, Thomson, Harris, Maturin, Cope, Cattell, Wilson. 1890s

Background imageThomson Collection: Crossman House Hotel, Alexandria Bay, New York State, USA

Crossman House Hotel, Alexandria Bay, New York State, USA
Crossman House Hotel, Alexandria Bay (Thousand Islands), New York State, USA. With a steamer on the left. circa 1925

Background imageThomson Collection: Bringing Him to the Point - Stephen Gwynns An Irish Horse F

Bringing Him to the Point - Stephen Gwynns An Irish Horse F
Bringing Him to the Point (1898) (Illustration for Stephen Gwynns An Irish Horse Fair, 1901). Thomson, Hugh 1860 - 1920. Date: 1898

Background imageThomson Collection: The General Strike - Government leaders

The General Strike - Government leaders
Government leaders during the General Strike: Ministers and Commissioners. 1. Chief Civil Commissioner: Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson, 2. Principal Chief Assistant Commissioner, Mr. A. B. Lowry, 3

Background imageThomson Collection: Joseph John Thomson

Joseph John Thomson
JOSEPH JOHN THOMSON physicist, working at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, circa 1904

Background imageThomson Collection: Jeremy Bentham / Thomson

Jeremy Bentham / Thomson
JEREMY BENTHAM Philosopher and economist

Background imageThomson Collection: Officers of No24 Squadron RAF in France 29 November 1918

Officers of No24 Squadron RAF in France 29 November 1918
Officers of No24 Squadron RAF in France, 29 November 1918. Back row: Lt R.D. Bridgewater, 2nd-Lts J.V. Flanagan, R.A. Eldridge and H.A. Young, Lt V.H. Simmers, 2nd-Lt G.H. Whitehead, Lts N.H

Background imageThomson Collection: The Labour Party Cabinet under Ramsay MacDonald

The Labour Party Cabinet under Ramsay MacDonald
The Labour Party Cabinet under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald Date: 1929

Background imageThomson Collection: Bulimina

Bulimina
Plate 53 from Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger 1873-1876. Zoology Vol. 9. Foraminifera Plates, 1884 by C. Wyville Thomson

Background imageThomson Collection: American Wyandotte chickens

American Wyandotte chickens, cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus. Bred by T.C. Heath. First prize winners at Crystal Palace and Birmingham 1886

Background imageThomson Collection: Advert, Mackie & Thomson, Shipbuilders, Govan, Glasgow

Advert, Mackie & Thomson, Shipbuilders, Govan, Glasgow
Advert for Mackie & Thomson, Shipbuilders, Govan, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageThomson Collection: Bleeding glory-bower, Clerodendrum thomsoniae

Bleeding glory-bower, Clerodendrum thomsoniae
Bleeding glory-bower or beauty bush, Clerodendrum thomsoniae (Clerodendron thomsonae). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens

Background imageThomson Collection: W B Thomson

W B Thomson

Background imageThomson Collection: W J G Thomson

W J G Thomson

Background imageThomson Collection: The Water Mill

The Water Mill
A landscape painting of a large, wooden water mill building hidden behind a line of tall trees, with a woodland clearing in the foreground. Date: 1916

Background imageThomson Collection: Blackheath Rugby Team, outdoor sporting portrait

Blackheath Rugby Team, outdoor sporting portrait. Captioned with names, R G Wood, M O'C Tandy, A Spurling, E Bonham-Carter, F C Lohden, R Polwell, A Latter, G F Scott, F H Witherby, W B Thomson

Background imageThomson Collection: La Croix de Cavalaire

La Croix de Cavalaire
Landscape oil painting showing a village in the French countryside amongst many hills. Date: circa 1930

Background imageThomson Collection: Thomson House

Thomson House, home to the Times and Sunday Times newspapers until its demolition in 1969 Date: 1960s

Background imageThomson Collection: Dr. St. Clair Thomson

Dr. St. Clair Thomson (1859 - 1943), nose and throat specialist and one of the doctors present at the death of Edward VII on May 6th 1910. 1910

Background imageThomson Collection: Ann Spranger Barry as Sophonisba

Ann Spranger Barry as Sophonisba
ANN SPRANGER BARRY (1734 - 1801) the actress as Sophonisba in James Thomson's play of that name : she has just drunk (intentionally) a cup of poison and will shortly die, picturesquely. Date: 1778

Background imageThomson Collection: John Thomson (14 June 1837 - 29 September 1921) Scottish photographer, active in China c

John Thomson (14 June 1837 - 29 September 1921) Scottish photographer, active in China c.1870, from an album of his images: Kakchio, Swatow, Shantou

Background imageThomson Collection: Bunney Hall or Bunny Hall, Nottinghamshire, 1825

Bunney Hall or Bunny Hall, Nottinghamshire, 1825
Bunney Hall or Bunny Hall, Nottinghamshire, the residence of Lord Rancliffe, 1825. Renovated Elizabethan redbrick house with tower. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by F.W.L

Background imageThomson Collection: The Pilgrim Fathers embarking at Plymouth by A. R. Thomson

The Pilgrim Fathers embarking at Plymouth by A. R. Thomson, one of a number of murals exhibited in the Octagon Hall at Burlington House during the Royal Academy exhibition of 1938. Date: 1938

Background imageThomson Collection: Mrs Marcellus Thomson

Mrs Marcellus Thomson, daughter of the American Ambassador to the Court of St. James, H. E. Colonel George Harvey. Date: 1923

Background imageThomson 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 imageThomson Collection: Advert for B. T. H. electric refrigerator 1931

Advert for B. T. H. electric refrigerator 1931
With three years guarantee and lifetime of trouble-proof refrigeration the B.T.H. electric refrigerator. Date: 1931

Background imageThomson Collection: Dr. Thomsons rhododendron, Rhododendron thomsonii

Dr. Thomsons rhododendron, Rhododendron thomsonii. Copied from Joseph Dalton Hooker, named for Dr. Thomas Thomson. Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte

Background imageThomson Collection: Adverts, M C Thomson & Co, Liquid Fuel Engineering Co

Adverts, M C Thomson & Co, Liquid Fuel Engineering Co
Adverts for M C Thomson & Co Ltd, Sailcloth Manufacturers, and The Liquid Fuel Engineering Co, J F Borthwick & Co, Scotland. 1905

Background imageThomson Collection: Advert, M C Thomson & Co Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland

Advert, M C Thomson & Co Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland
Advert for M C Thomson & Co Ltd, Sailcloth Manufacturers, Glasgow and Arbroath, Scotland. 1905

Background imageThomson Collection: Scottish tartan -- Campbell Clan

Scottish tartan -- Campbell Clan (comprising the Bannatyne, Burns, Connochie, Denune, MacDiarmid, MacGlasrich, MacIvor, MacKellar, MacTavish, Thomas, Thomson, Caddell, Calder and Loudoun families)

Background imageThomson Collection: Intentional Conflagrations in India

Intentional Conflagrations in India
Page from The Graphic reporting on riots in India in 1919. Scenes of destruction include Amritsar where, on April 13th that year

Background imageThomson Collection: Comic sketches, On and Off the Stage

Comic sketches, On and Off the Stage. 1870

Background imageThomson Collection: Sketches of people at Boulogne, France

Sketches of people at Boulogne, France. 1870

Background imageThomson Collection: America - Washington Chosen As President

America - Washington Chosen As President
Charles Thomson The Clerk Of Congress Announcing To Georgw Washington At mount Vernon His Election To The Prsidency Date: 30 April 1789

Background imageThomson Collection: Jeff Thomson - Australian Cricketer

Jeff Thomson - Australian Cricketer Date: 1970s - 1980s

Background imageThomson Collection: Ramsay MacDonalds Cabinet, first Labour Government

Ramsay MacDonalds Cabinet, first Labour Government
Group photo, Ramsay MacDonalds Cabinet in the first Labour Government. Front row (left to right): Adamson, Lord Parmoor, Snowden, Lord Haldane, MacDonald, Clynes, Thomas, Henderson

Background imageThomson Collection: Death of King Edward VII 1910

Death of King Edward VII 1910
Page showing the events that took place on the 6th May 1910, the day King Edward VII died. Date: 6th May 1910

Background imageThomson Collection: R101 as the air ministers office, 1929

R101 as the air ministers office, 1929
R101 as the air ministers office: the second flight of Britains giant airship. Meteorological offices at Cardington; air minister Lord Thomson about to ascend the mooring mast of the R101 by

Background imageThomson Collection: W J G Thomson, Southampton Football player

W J G Thomson, Southampton Football player. 1890s

Background imageThomson Collection: W B Thomson, Blackheath Rugby player

W B Thomson, Blackheath Rugby player. 1890s

Background imageThomson Collection: THOMSONS ROAD STEAMER

THOMSONS ROAD STEAMER
Thomsons road steamer (traction engine) Enterprise hauling a train of coal wagons. Date: 1870

Background imageThomson Collection: FALL / MINI POODLE / SCARLET

FALL / MINI POODLE / SCARLET
CHAMPION SCARLETT MANETTE Owned by Miss M. Thomson. The back half of the dog is clipped in an unusual design. Date: 1929

Background imageThomson Collection: The first pneumatic tyres ever made

The first pneumatic tyres ever made
Photograph of the fist pneumatic tryes ever made as displayed at the Imperial International Exhibition at White City. They were the work of Mr William Thomson of the Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co



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