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Venerable Collection

Background imageVenerable Collection: The Aldgate Pump

The Aldgate Pump, London. A group of young lads and cheeky street types surround the venerable pump. To the left of the pump is a hand-crank Fire Call Post - signed/marked on the lampost as Fire Alarm

Background imageVenerable Collection: The Venerable Bede

The Venerable Bede
THE VENERABLE BEDE Anglo-Saxon scholar, historian and theologian

Background imageVenerable Collection: Caricature of Archdeacon Dunbar, Anglican clergyman

Caricature of Archdeacon Dunbar, Anglican clergyman
Caricature of Archdeacon Charles Gordon Cumming Dunbar (1844-1916), Anglican clergyman of St Andrews Church, Tavistock Place, London, who was involved in a divorce case in 1881 brought by his wife

Background imageVenerable Collection: A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance
A rather dark humoured illustration by Phil May, entitled A Woman of No Importance, a skit on the title of the play by Oscar Wilde of 1893

Background imageVenerable Collection: CAMPERDOWN Viscount Duncans victory and Admiral de Winter

CAMPERDOWN Viscount Duncans victory and Admiral de Winters resignation on board the Venerable. British defeat of the Dutch fleet. Date: 11 October 1797

Background imageVenerable Collection: Grand elderly ladies outside their retirement home

Grand elderly ladies outside their retirement home
Some very grand elderly ladies, some in wheelchairs, pose outside their fine retirement care home, with large windows and ivy-clad walls. Date: circa 1903

Background imageVenerable Collection: Monastery of Hosios Loukas (Venerable Luke) - Mount Helicon

Monastery of Hosios Loukas (Venerable Luke) - Mount Helicon
Monastery of Hosios Loukas (Venerable Luke) on the slopes of Mount Helicon, between Delphi and Levadia in the Gulf of Corinth

Background imageVenerable Collection: The Death of the Venerable Bede

The Death of the Venerable Bede
In 733, Bede travelled to York, to visit Ecgbert, who was then bishop of York. The see of York was elevated to an archbishopric in 735

Background imageVenerable Collection: EMPRESS TZ'U HSI

EMPRESS TZ'U HSI
TZU-HSI, AKA HSIAO-CH'IN &C, Empress Dowager. Consort of Emperor Hsien Feng mother of T'ung Chih. Virtual dictator from 1861 until her death in 1908. Date: 1835-1908

Background imageVenerable Collection: MARY HONEYWOOD AGED 93

MARY HONEYWOOD AGED 93
MARY HONEYWOOD Of this venerable lady, all we know is that she lived 93 years and at the time of her death she had 367 descendants living. Date: circa 1600

Background imageVenerable Collection: Venerable Bede finishing his translation of St Johns Gospel

Venerable Bede finishing his translation of St Johns Gospel into Anglo-Saxon, not long before he died. Date: 735

Background imageVenerable Collection: The Chapter House Doorway, Wells Cathedral, Somerset

The Chapter House Doorway, Wells Cathedral, Somerset. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageVenerable Collection: Armaillis (Swiss Cowherds / Shepherds) - Gruyeres

Armaillis (Swiss Cowherds / Shepherds) - Gruyeres, Switzerland. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageVenerable Collection: A portrait of an old Turkish Veteran Soldier with medals

A portrait of an old Turkish Veteran Soldier with medals Date: circa 1905

Background imageVenerable Collection: Louis of Granada, O. P. (1505-1588). Dominican friar. Theolog

Louis of Granada, O. P. (1505-1588). Dominican friar. Theolog
Louis of Granada, O.P. (1505-1588). Dominican friar. Theologian, writer and preacher. Engraving. 19th century. Colored

Background imageVenerable Collection: Apparition of the Virgin to the venerable Palafox by Mariano

Apparition of the Virgin to the venerable Palafox by Mariano
Mariano Salvador Maella (1739-1819). Spanish painter. Apparition of the Virgin to the venerable Juan de Palafox. Cathedral Chapter of El Burgo de Osma. Castile and Leon. Spain

Background imageVenerable Collection: Noahs Ark in De Linguis gentium, libellum

Noahs Ark in De Linguis gentium, libellum
Noahs Ark, from the book De Linguis gentium, libellum, published in Basel, 1563. Written by the Venerable Bede (673-735), English monk and writer. Colored engraving

Background imageVenerable Collection: Tobias Venner

Tobias Venner
TOBIAS VENNER medical writer, depicted at the venerable age of 85 Date: 1577 - 1660

Background imageVenerable Collection: Nathaniel Spinckes

Nathaniel Spinckes
NATHANIEL SPINCKES churchman described as very eminent, venerable of aspect, orthodox in truth, his Adversaries being Judges - what did he do to offend ? Date: 1653 - 1727

Background imageVenerable Collection: South Africa - An ancient San Bushman - 100 Years Old

South Africa - An ancient San Bushman - 100 Years Old. Date: circa 1904

Background imageVenerable Collection: Macedonia - Two venerable Macedonians

Macedonia - Two venerable Macedonians, one riding a white mule, the other perched on a low bench. Date: circa 1917

Background imageVenerable Collection: Thessaloniki, Greece - A Venerable Black Turkish Woman

Thessaloniki, Greece - A Venerable Black Turkish Woman pictured in the doorway of her home, surrounded by her extended family and some neighbours. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageVenerable Collection: Souvenir of Scarborough - Elderly Widow

Souvenir of Scarborough - Elderly Widow - looking through her Lorgnette spectacles to little a-veil... Date: circa 1890s

Background imageVenerable Collection: Ethiopia - A large eagle, held by a venerable missionary

Ethiopia - A large eagle, held by a venerable missionary Date: circa 1910s

Background imageVenerable Collection: Turkey - Venerable Turks surrounded by postage stamps

Turkey - Venerable Turks surrounded by postage stamps
Turkey - Venerable Turks (Anatolian Farm workers - now retired!) surrounded by Turkish postage stamps Date: circa 1903

Background imageVenerable Collection: Dunkeld Cathedral

Dunkeld Cathedral
The venerable ruins of Dunkeld Cathedral, in lovely grounds overlooking the River Tay, Perthshire, Scotland. Date: 13th century

Background imageVenerable Collection: Pensioners Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London

Pensioners Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London Date: circa 1907

Background imageVenerable Collection: French Shepherdess with flock and dog

French Shepherdess with flock and dog
Venerable French Shepherdess with flock of sheep and faithful hound. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageVenerable Collection: A Holiday in the Broads (1 / 2)

A Holiday in the Broads (1 / 2)
A splendid set of two postcards depicting aspects of two ladies holiday to the Norfolk Broads. In this first photograph, our heroines are taking the air onboard their narrow boat on Wroxham Broad

Background imageVenerable Collection: Polonnaruwa / Buddha

Polonnaruwa / Buddha
GAL VIHARA near POLONNARUWA, in Sri Lanka. A sculpture of Buddha reclining next to the Venerable Ananda, one of his disciples

Background imageVenerable Collection: Printing L illustration

Printing L illustration
L ILLUSTRATION : cross-section of the works at 12, rue Saint- Georges, Paris, where Frances most venerable illustrated magazine was produced until its demise during WW2

Background imageVenerable Collection: Saint Bede the Venerable

Saint Bede the Venerable
SAINT BEDE THE VENERABLE Anglo-saxon scholar, historian and theologian


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