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Background imageTone Collection: Wolfe Tone / Scriven

Wolfe Tone / Scriven
THEOBALD WOLFE TONE Irish patriot (profile)

Background imageTone Collection: Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot

Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot
(Theobald) Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot, regarded as the father of Irish republicanism

Background imageTone Collection: Advertisement for the Brinsmead grand piano

Advertisement for the Brinsmead grand piano
An advertisement for the Brinsmead grand piano, the best that British craftsmanship can produce, with a pure singing tone and beauty of finish. Payment by instalments can be arranged... Date: 1913

Background imageTone Collection: James Napper Tandy

James Napper Tandy
JAMES NAPPER TANDY Irish Revolutionary. Co-founder of the United Irishmen (1791) with Wolfe Tone and Thomas Russell

Background imageTone Collection: Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England

Athelney in Somerset, the most flooded village in England
Athelney in Somerset, devastated by floods in 1930 showing the only method of travel around the area - in Venetian style, by boat

Background imageTone Collection: Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes. Date: 1943

Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes. Date: 1943

Background imageTone Collection: Mussolini Yachting

Mussolini Yachting
BENITO MUSSOLINI The Italian dictator looking rather dapper in a straw boater hat whilst relaxing on a yachting trip. Date: 1883 - 1945

Background imageTone Collection: Costume / Men / Jester 14C

Costume / Men / Jester 14C
A medieval court jester in two-tone yellow and black, with bells and bladder

Background imageTone Collection: Two models in pastel tone knitwear

Two models in pastel tone knitwear (pale blue and pink), posing in a smart white interior with a black and white chequerboard linoleum floor

Background imageTone Collection: Everything As Usual

Everything As Usual
A wartime children's short story illustration of an argument between a young man and woman, her aggressive tone causes him to stand uncomfortably. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTone Collection: The Bedouins

The Bedouins
This sketch portrays a Bedouin woman with her child, she is sat with her chin resting on her hand in a tone of boredom, they originate historically from a nomadic Arab tribe. Date: circa 1923

Background imageTone Collection: Study of a Girl

Study of a Girl
A portrait study of a girl, looking up inquisitively, an exercise in the use of tone. Date: circa 1919

Background imageTone Collection: Orchestrelle Company Advertisement Aeolian Vocalion

Orchestrelle Company Advertisement Aeolian Vocalion
An illustrated advertisement for The orchestrelle Company, promoting the Aeolian Vocalion, an exquisite gramophone, with features including the Graduola, which gives personal control of tone

Background imageTone Collection: Franchot Tone, American actor, producer and director

Franchot Tone, American actor, producer and director Date: 1937

Background imageTone Collection: Olivia de Havilland, Franchot Tone and Joan Fontaine

Olivia de Havilland, Franchot Tone and Joan Fontaine
Actors - and sisters - Olivia de Havilland (1916-2020) and Joan Fontaine (1917-2013) with actor Franchot Tone (1905-1968) at the Trocadero in Hollywood. Date: 1939

Background imageTone Collection: Advertisement for the Gramophone Company Limited. Showing couples dancing, with Gramophone record

Advertisement for the Gramophone Company Limited. Showing couples dancing, with Gramophone record, stylus and tone arm in the foreground, along with a list of recordings available

Background imageTone Collection: Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes, featuring an image of women serving in the Women's Royal Naval

Wartime advert for Dolcis shoes, featuring an image of women serving in the Women's Royal Naval Service. Date: 1943

Background imageTone Collection: Japanese-style wall hanging, circa 1900

Japanese-style wall hanging, circa 1900. Red lacquer wood frame with satin lambrequin, satin curtains, wooden mask, embroidered silk wall hangings, vase with ikebana. Planche 4

Background imageTone Collection: Woman on beach in swimming costume in two-tone taffeta

Woman on beach in swimming costume in two-tone taffeta
Woman on beach in swimming costume and bathing cap in two-tone taffeta. Costume de bain en taffetas changeant. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil)

Background imageTone Collection: Woman in velvet evening coat with silver silk embroidery

Woman in velvet evening coat with silver silk embroidery. Manteau du soir en velours frappe garni de soie brochee d argent

Background imageTone Collection: Advert for International Fur Store 1923

Advert for International Fur Store 1923
Exclusive furs of exceptional quality. Date: 1923

Background imageTone Collection: Big Ben, the Bell of the Clock Tower, Westminster

Big Ben, the Bell of the Clock Tower, Westminster
Photograph of Big Ben, the 13-and-a-half ton bell which resides in the Clock Tower, Palace of Westminster, London. In 1910, Big Ben was the object of some scrutiny as it had developed a crack

Background imageTone Collection: 1798 Wolfe Tone Arrested

1798 Wolfe Tone Arrested
Capture of Wolfe Tone

Background imageTone Collection: Advert for R. Hovenden and Sons, puff powder 1889

Advert for R. Hovenden and Sons, puff powder 1889
In three tints; Blanche for fair skins, Naturelle for darker complexions and Rachel for use by artifical light. Toilet powder combining every desideratum, hygienic and cosmetic

Background imageTone Collection: Faulted Yellow Sands, Colin Glen

Faulted Yellow Sands, Colin Glen - a view of a waterfall with a light tone visible to the base and sides, in the rocks. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageTone Collection: Charles Harcourt and others with placards

Charles Harcourt and others with placards
Charles Harcourt (real name Charles Parker Hillier, 1838-1880), British actor, and others with placards. From January 1880 he was the secretary of the National Dramatic Academy. 1880

Background imageTone Collection: Facial Exercises

Facial Exercises
A young woman in a bathing cap and face cream, twists her mouth as part of her routine of facial exercises to tone the muscles and keep her face looking young and fresh. Date: 1930s

Background imageTone Collection: Power-Tone Radio Advert

Power-Tone Radio Advert
Two POWER-TONE radios Date: circa 1930

Background imageTone Collection: Holiday shoes 1933

Holiday shoes 1933
Selection of differenet design footwear; Ghillie shoes in two toned plaited leather with rubber soles for sports and cruising. (left) Deck shoe in brown and black kid and wide meshed white linen

Background imageTone Collection: Leather Breton by Chez Elle

Leather Breton by Chez Elle
Model wearing a beige and white leather Breton tied under the chin by Chez Elle. Worn with make-up by Helena Rubinstein using " French Beige" Silk Tone Foundation under " Golden

Background imageTone Collection: The river Tone

The river Tone in Japan. Date: 1932

Background imageTone Collection: Instruction leaflet for Enitone self-toning paper

Instruction leaflet for Enitone self-toning paper
Instruction leaflet for Enitone self-toning photographic paper, with an advertisement for Slogas gaslight paper on the back. (1 of 2) Date: 20th century

Background imageTone Collection: Gramophone Tone Arm

Gramophone Tone Arm, . Date: 1920s

Background imageTone Collection: Horse & Trap, Chorley, Lancashire

Horse & Trap, Chorley, Lancashire, England. Addressed to Bolton Road, Chorley - no stamp and possibly hand delivered - and the tone of the message also suggests that they were nearby

Background imageTone Collection: British fundraising poster, WW1

British fundraising poster, WW1
For Your Children. Buy War Savings Certificates and they will live to thank you, 1917. Colour half tone print of a pastel drawing by Rosina Mantovari Gutti, published as No

Background imageTone Collection: Wolfe Tone as a Boy

Wolfe Tone as a Boy
THEOBALD WOLFE TONE, Irish patriot (on left) as a boy, with his mother and his brother Matthew. Date: 1763 - 1798

Background imageTone Collection: Spinster Street Singer sings her tale of woe

Spinster Street Singer sings her tale of woe
Spinster Street Singer and her tale of woe, sung in tremulous tones !! Street Singer (in tremulous tones) - " An oi tell them they need not come wooin ter me." Date: 1900

Background imageTone Collection: Bible Regal

Bible Regal - A small portable organ, which when folded resembles a large bible! Produces a very harsh tone due to the short nature of the pipework

Background imageTone Collection: Design for Wallpaper with orange flowers

Design for Wallpaper with orange flowers. Gouache on heavy paper. Silver Studio. circa 1900

Background imageTone Collection: Konodai and Tone River K?nodai and Tone River

Konodai and Tone River K?nodai and Tone River
Konodai and Tone River. Print shows sightseers standing on cliff overlooking the Tone River with sailboats and a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Date 1858

Background imageTone Collection: Stock Exchange Notes (3 / 4) - Bear Market

Stock Exchange Notes (3 / 4) - Bear Market
Stock Exchange Notes - Bear Market - The Tone was generally poor! 1903

Background imageTone Collection: Waistline Exercises

Waistline Exercises
An exercise designed to trim your waist and tone your thighs. Date: late 1930s

Background imageTone Collection: Three ladies in outfits by Jeanne Lanvin

Three ladies in outfits by Jeanne Lanvin
Three fashionable young ladies wearing outfits by Jeanne Lanvin. On the left, a two-tone blue dress in lace and crepe de chine, with stitching in silver and red

Background imageTone Collection: Young lady in dress by Paul Poiret

Young lady in dress by Paul Poiret
Young lady in a two-tone green dress by Paul Poiret, with autumn leaves falling from a tree. 1924

Background imageTone Collection: Three autumn outfits by Beer, Redfern and Jean Patou

Three autumn outfits by Beer, Redfern and Jean Patou
Three elegant young ladies in the latest autumn outfits. On the left, a blue and black coat with black fur trimming, by Beer

Background imageTone Collection: Fashionable lady in an outfit by Philippe et Gaston

Fashionable lady in an outfit by Philippe et Gaston, in blue serge with darker blue crepe, and a matching two-tone hat. 1924

Background imageTone Collection: Young Victorian woman in head and shoulders portrait

Young Victorian woman in head and shoulders portrait
A pretty young Victorian woman in a head and shoulders portrait. She is wearing a two-tone dress with a high collar, buttons down the front and velvet trimmings

Background imageTone Collection: Young Victorian woman holding a folded fan

Young Victorian woman holding a folded fan
A young Victorian woman poses in the photographers studio with a folded fan in her hands. The two-tone tailored bodice of her dress is decorated with buttons and buttonholes



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