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Tune Collection

Background imageTune Collection: Dachshund and Piano

Dachshund and Piano
A musical dachshund plays a tune on the piano

Background imageTune Collection: The Tune That He Loved Best by David Wright

The Tune That He Loved Best by David Wright, showing a woman sat listening to a gramaphone. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageTune Collection: Rubinstein Plays Piano

Rubinstein Plays Piano
ANTON RUBINSTEIN over-enthusiastic pianist plays a tune. So caught up in his performance he is lifted bodily from the stool, long hair & coat-tails flying

Background imageTune Collection: Animal Band Good Night

Animal Band Good Night
Poodle conductor, standing on a dais, raps the baton on the music stand while a donkey bass player, a goat trumpeter & a ? dog percussionist strike up a tune

Background imageTune Collection: The Turn of the Tune

The Turn of the Tune
Traveller Playing the Arkansas Traveller. The Turn of the Tune. Date: 1870

Background imageTune Collection: English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972

English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972 (msn SH1697), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Watton. A crew chief / specialist is giving the crew a last chance briefing before they complete their

Background imageTune Collection: Arab flute player, Jordan

Arab flute player, Jordan
Arab flute player makes music during a horse race in the desert near Petra, Jordan. He wears a dagger - Janbiya - on his leather belt Date: circa 1995

Background imageTune Collection: Thankyou Mrs. Cunningham

Thankyou Mrs. Cunningham
A WW2 children's short story illustration of a choir singing to the tune of a man playing the piano. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTune Collection: Titanic sinking Memorial Card with luminous cross

Titanic sinking Memorial Card with luminous cross
The dramatic image of the sinking ship surrounded by lifeboats is entitled NEARER MY GOD TO THEE - a reference to the tune that the ship's band was often said to have played as the vessel sank

Background imageTune Collection: NUS President Trevor Phillips and campaigners

NUS President Trevor Phillips and campaigners
NUS President Trevor Phillips (left, b. 1953, later a writer and broadcaster) and campaigning students from the London Boroughs of Harrow and Kingston, outside the Education Department in Waterloo

Background imageTune Collection: English Electric Canberra E. 15 WH964 4

English Electric Canberra E. 15 WH964 4
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH964 4 (msn SH1689), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Cottesmore. The Canberra E.15s were conversions from B.15 reconnaissance-bombers

Background imageTune Collection: Fairies & flowers

Fairies & flowers
Fairy bells. Fairy and elf playing a tune on harebells. Artist: M Sherborne Date: 1930s

Background imageTune Collection: Silhouette, Piper Play a Merry Tune

Silhouette, Piper Play a Merry Tune

Background imageTune Collection: Sheet music with comic verse on a Christmas card

Sheet music with comic verse on a Christmas card -- Auld Lang Syne, Home Sweet Home, The Mistletoe Bough and Royal Country Dances (four tunes, fortunes). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTune Collection: A blissful accordion player on a park bench in Maderia

A blissful accordion player on a park bench in Maderia. He wears traditional Maderia hat, sits back and basks in the sun Date: 2007

Background imageTune Collection: WW2 - V for Victory - the Victorious Allies

WW2 - V for Victory - the Victorious Allies. Date: 1945

Background imageTune Collection: Sheet music with comic verse on a Christmas card

Sheet music with comic verse on a Christmas card -- Auld Lang Syne, Home Sweet Home, The Mistletoe Bough and Royal Country Dances (four tunes, fortunes). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTune Collection: LCC-LFB Brigade HQ Annual Review hook ladder drill

LCC-LFB Brigade HQ Annual Review hook ladder drill
These coordinated hook ladders drills were a popular feature during the annual displays at Lambeth Headquarters. With one firefighter on each side of the drill tower and at every window

Background imageTune Collection: When the Heart is Young by Florence Hardy

When the Heart is Young by Florence Hardy
A charming scene with two little girls in clown costumes dancing together to the tune of pipes played by a boy Pierrot

Background imageTune Collection: Grieving Husband plays his violin to his dead wife

Grieving Husband plays his violin to his dead wife
Your Favourite Song - A grieving Husband plays his violin to his dead wife whilst their daughter reads her picture book, oblivious to the moderately bizarre tableau a couple of feet to her right

Background imageTune Collection: Music cover, One Good Tune Deserves Another

Music cover, One Good Tune Deserves Another, words by Douglas Furber, music by Ray Noble, sung by Jack Buchanan in the film Brewsters Millions. 1935

Background imageTune Collection: A merry time for little feet

A merry time for little feet
Fantasy image. Girl and a rabbit dancing to the tune of a pipe. Artist: Ethel Parkinson Date: 1912

Background imageTune Collection: Sams Song the happy tune - Music Sheet Cover

Sams Song the happy tune - Music Sheet Cover
Sams Song The happy tune - Music Sheet Cover, words by Jack Elliott, music by Lew Quadling, featured and broadcast by Harry Roy and his orchestra

Background imageTune Collection: Christmas card, The Old English Gentleman

Christmas card, The Old English Gentleman
Christmas card (inside), The Old English Gentleman, with music and lyrics. (2 of 3) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageTune Collection: Cat lets mouse out of trap

Cat lets mouse out of trap
The cat lets the mouse out of the trap -- Mr and Mrs Mouse are reunited. Date: circa 1933

Background imageTune Collection: Suffrage Songsheet N. U. W. S. S

Suffrage Songsheet N. U. W. S. S
Suffrage Songsheet N.U.W.S.S. Suffrage songs raised the roof of the Royal Albert hall at the meeting held on Suffrage Saturday, 13th June 1908. Includes verses by H

Background imageTune Collection: Suffragette Song Anthem Womens Marsellaise

Suffragette Song Anthem Womens Marsellaise. Words for The Womens Marsellaise by Florence Macauley, sung to the tune of the French National Anthem

Background imageTune Collection: The Pianola Piano advertisement, WW1

The Pianola Piano advertisement, WW1
Advertisement for the Pianola Piano, depicting a lady at the keyboard surrounded by appreciative army officers for, in times of anxiety (it)

Background imageTune Collection: Mouth organs for British troops, 1915

Mouth organs for British troops, 1915
The British Army on the march with the help of mouth organs, donating in their thousands after an appeal, providing much needed entertainment

Background imageTune Collection: A New Seaside Tenor

A New Seaside Tenor
A new Seaside Tenor launches into his signature tune. It looks as if the audience may just be making use of the extra exit in case of emergency... " Please vacate the aria !!! " Date: 1901

Background imageTune Collection: Scottish Reel / Cairo

Scottish Reel / Cairo
Two Scotsmen dance a reel to the tune of a bagpipe, astonishing the natives of Cairo Date: late 19th century

Background imageTune Collection: The Savoy Orpheans

The Savoy Orpheans
Cartoon representation of the Savoy Orpheans, resident dance band at the Savoy Hotel between 1923 and 1927, probably the best known dance band in Europe

Background imageTune 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 imageTune Collection: Doggy Rock Star

Doggy Rock Star
A doggy rock star strums a tune into a large microphone. Date: early 1930s

Background imageTune Collection: Three children playing on a hill

Three children playing on a hill. A girl and boy dance, while another boy sits on a stile and plays a penny trumpet. Below is a hen and her chicks. first published 1879

Background imageTune Collection: And all the little singing birds

And all the little singing birds listen to the tune (The Fairy Flute). 1922

Background imageTune Collection: Musical lovers in a boat

Musical lovers in a boat
Being stranded in a boat on the river, this poor woman can find no escape from her lovers musical offering so she sits back resigned to an afternoon of violin playing

Background imageTune Collection: Batgers Musical Toy Crackers label

Batgers Musical Toy Crackers label
A girl dressed in a rather dashing clown outfit blows a horn or bugle

Background imageTune Collection: The Carol Singers by Elsie Harding

The Carol Singers by Elsie Harding
Colourful front cover illustration depicting a set of brightly dressed medieval folk singing Christmas carols

Background imageTune Collection: Tipperary

Tipperary
Illustrated lyrics to the popular First World War tune, " Its a Long, Long Way to Tipperary" featuring bands of soldiers marching off to war

Background imageTune Collection: Two Dance an Irish Jig

Two Dance an Irish Jig
Two Irish dancers - one barefoot - dance a jig to the tune The wearing of the green

Background imageTune Collection: Naked pipers

Naked pipers with classical hairstyles sit back to back and play a tune together

Background imageTune Collection: Mer-People / Sea-Lady

Mer-People / Sea-Lady
The sea-lady allures Maurice into the sea : blowing at his bagpipes he follows her, along with the crabs and fishes. (an Irish story)

Background imageTune Collection: Street Musicians / C16Th

Street Musicians / C16Th
Two Street musicians strike up a tune in this very fine German engraving

Background imageTune Collection: Switzerland / Fribourg

Switzerland / Fribourg
Fribourg including a view of the suspension bridge. A group of locals perform a folk dance to the tune of a fiddle player in the foreground



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