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Background imageVera Collection: Archie Andrews, Peter Brough and Vera Lynn

Archie Andrews, Peter Brough and Vera Lynn
Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn at the BBC, recording with Peter Brough and famous ventriloquist dummy, Archie Andrews, 1944. Lynn had only just returned from a tour of India

Background imageVera Collection: Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera

Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera. Pistachiers. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Lynn during the Second World War

Vera Lynn during the Second World War
Page from The Sketch featuring Forces Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn answering fan mail, leaving home to star in the show Applesauce at the Palladium

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Lynn / Stars / Song

Vera Lynn / Stars / Song
VERA LYNN Popular English singer: The Stars Will Remember

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Vivian, performer, in cloche hat

Vera Vivian, performer, in cloche hat
Vera Vivian, performer of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in a cloche hat and a coat with a fur collar. 1920

Background imageVera Collection: W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners

W. S. P. U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners
W.S.P.U Welcome Dinner Released Prisoners. A menu for the Welcome Dinner in Honour of Released Prisoners, 16th February 1912. The prisoners including Mrs

Background imageVera Collection: St Marys Home, Felixstowe

St Marys Home, Felixstowe
The founders of the St Marys Home, Felixstowe, Mary and Vera Growse are pictured surrounded by their family in 1931, around the time that the home was formally taken over by the Waifs

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Kholodnaya / Meledin

Vera Kholodnaya / Meledin
Vera Kholodnaya, Russian silent-film actress

Background imageVera Collection: Sir Jock Delves Broughton and Lady Broughton

Sir Jock Delves Broughton and Lady Broughton attending the wedding o f Lord and Lady Lovat at Brompton Oratory in October 1938

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Mirova in her snake dance, 1928

Vera Mirova in her snake dance, 1928
Vera Mirova, who specialises in authentic oriental (from Burma, Java, Japan and East India) dances, in her snake dance, 1928 which she was performing in New York Date: 1928

Background imageVera Collection: When They Sound The Last All Clear

When They Sound The Last All Clear
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for When They Sound The Last All Clear, by Hugh Charles and Louis Elton, recorded and broadcast by Vera Lynn, who can be seen in the portrait photograph

Background imageVera Collection: Canary Islands - Tenerife - Aloe Vera Plants

Canary Islands - Tenerife - Aloe Vera Plants Date: circa 1930s

Background imageVera Collection: The actress and dancer Vera Freeman, December 1923

The actress and dancer Vera Freeman, December 1923. Was in Phi Phi and now London Calling where she dances the Blues with Noel Coward Date: 1923

Background imageVera Collection: Exhibition dancers Danny Fer and Vera Copper

Exhibition dancers Danny Fer and Vera Copper
The well known exhibition dancers Danny Fer and Vera Copper, dancing at Ciro's, December 1923 Date: 1923

Background imageVera Collection: Three stars of C. B. Cochran's Phi Phi at the London Pavilion

Three stars of C. B. Cochran's Phi Phi at the London Pavilion
Three stars of C.B. Cochran's Phi Phi at the London Pavilion, 1922: Vera Freeman; Meum Stewart and Evelyn Laye Date: 1922

Background imageVera Collection: Persephone In Soho

Persephone In Soho
A side profile portrait sketch of a Roman figure with curly hair, titled Persephone In Soho, who was the goddess queen of the underworld, the wife of Hades, from Greek mythology. Date: circa 1920

Background imageVera Collection: The Conquest of Mexico (1519-21)

The Conquest of Mexico (1519-21)
The Conquest of Mexico (1519-1521). D- Hernan Cortes appoints ordinary mayors of the town, E- La Malinche makes the Totonac understand who Cortes is. Detail

Background imageVera Collection: Conquest of Mexico

Conquest of Mexico
Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire (1519-21). Construction of the Villa Rica of La Vera Cruz, with the help of the Totonac Indians. Detail

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Lennox, actress, (1903-1984) theatrical portrait in jodhpurs and boots

Vera Lennox, actress, (1903-1984) theatrical portrait in jodhpurs and boots. Captioned, A Primrose by the River's Brim'

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Lennox, actress

Vera Lennox, actress Date: 1920

Background imageVera Collection: Children playing - domestic settings - humorous card

Children playing - domestic settings - humorous card by Vera Paterson

Background imageVera Collection: Children fishing humorous card Children's Postcard

Children fishing humorous card Children's Postcard
Children, fishing, humorous, card, Children's, Postcard, design, Watercolour, painting, Vera, Paterson, 12023095

Background imageVera Collection: Children fishing - humorous card

Children fishing - humorous card by Vera Paterson

Background imageVera Collection: WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I ll walk beside you

WW2 era - Comic Postcard - I ll walk beside you
The postcard caption says I ll walk beside you - a reference to the love song written by Murray and Lockton in 1939. It was sung by Vera Lynn among many others

Background imageVera Collection: Dancers around the world, 1929 2-2

Dancers around the world, 1929 2-2
Dancers around the world, 1929 2/2 - Ronny Johansson (top left) touring Norway and Germany, Zlata Kusova (top) a young Russian dancer touring Europe, Miriam Crosby (Middle) dancing in Paris

Background imageVera Collection: Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention

Five dancers at the Dance Magazine convention of Dancing Masters of America on 23rd August 1927. Doris Humphrey (top left) of the Denishawn dancers in New York

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Strelska and Alexandre Gavrilov appearing

Vera Strelska and Alexandre Gavrilov appearing in a ballet repertoire, 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageVera Collection: Theodore Kosloff and Vera Fredowa, the principal

Theodore Kosloff and Vera Fredowa, the principal characters in Scheherazade performed in 1927 in the Hollywood Bowl Date: 1928

Background imageVera Collection: Music sheet for Auf Wiedersehn Sweetheart, music by Eberhard Storch

Music sheet for Auf Wiedersehn Sweetheart, music by Eberhard Storch, worlds by John Sexton and John Turner, sung by Vera Lynn. Date: 1949

Background imageVera Collection: Lady Broughton by Madame Yevonde

Lady Broughton by Madame Yevonde
Lady Broughton (1894 - 1968), first wife of Sir Jock Delves Broughton, photographed by Madame Yevonde in 1932. Previously Miss Vera Griffith-Boscawen

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Clark, ballet dancer

Vera Clark, ballet dancer. 1914

Background imageVera Collection: Winifred Arthur and Vera Clarke, female conductors

Winifred Arthur and Vera Clarke, female conductors
Winifred Arthur and Vera Clarke, who were appearing at the Trocadero in 1924 conducting an orchestra of thirty men. Vera had been a ballroom dancing teacher while Winifred was a violin soloist

Background imageVera Collection: Jack Buchanan & Vera Pearce in Stand Up and Sing by Hynes

Jack Buchanan & Vera Pearce in Stand Up and Sing by Hynes
Caricature by Hynes of Jack Buchanan and Vera Pearce performing a comedy dance in the hit musical Stand Up and Sing at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1931

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Vivian, performer, in full length portrait photo

Vera Vivian, performer, in full length portrait photo
Vera Vivian, performer, of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in a full length portrait photo. circa 1920s

Background imageVera Collection: Group photo, The Romps, at Preston, Lancashire

Group photo, The Romps, at Preston, Lancashire
A group of women performers called The Romps, seen here at Preston in October 1912. Vera Vivian is standing third from the right. 1912

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Vivian, performer, in a signed portrait photo

Vera Vivian, performer, in a signed portrait photo
Vera Vivian, performer, of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in a signed portrait photo. 1916

Background imageVera Collection: Bijou Theatre

Bijou Theatre
Exterior view of the Bijou Theatre, unknown location, where the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company were appearing at the time. circa 1920s

Background imageVera Collection: Reginald Jecks, performer, in military costume

Reginald Jecks, performer, in military costume
Reginald Jecks, performer, of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in military costume. circa 1920s

Background imageVera Collection: Reginald Jecks, performer, as the Laughing Cavalier

Reginald Jecks, performer, as the Laughing Cavalier
Reginald Jecks, performer, of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in the role of the Laughing Cavalier. circa 1920s

Background imageVera Collection: Reginald Jecks, performer

Reginald Jecks, performer, of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here on stage at Gateshead. 1924

Background imageVera Collection: Playbill, Empire Theatre, Belfast, Ireland, November 1921

Playbill, Empire Theatre, Belfast, Ireland, November 1921
Playbill for Empire Theatre, Belfast, November 1921 - The Weldonn Singers are top of the bill, alongside Will Luff, Henri Hilton, Three Godwyns, Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian

Background imageVera Collection: Vera Vivian, performer, in Spanish costume

Vera Vivian, performer, in Spanish costume
Vera Vivian of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, seen here in profile wearing a Spanish costume. circa 1920s

Background imageVera Collection: Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company

Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company
Members of the Reg Jecks and Vera Vivian Variety Theatre Company, performers in clown costumes in a garden at Birkenhead or New Brighton. circa 1909

Background imageVera Collection: Me, Martin and Vera the Rangey ? Oman

Me, Martin and Vera the Rangey ? Oman
Me, Martin Stockdale and Vera the Rangey at Wadi Gudun in Dhofar Governorate, Oman Date: circa 2000

Background imageVera Collection: The scene Rhapsody in Blue at the London Coliseum

The scene Rhapsody in Blue at the London Coliseum with Vera Nemchinova and Anton Dolin, 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageVera Collection: Stage Golfing Society dinner dance by Hynes

Stage Golfing Society dinner dance by Hynes
Brilliant cartoon by Hynes depicting in caricature members of the Stage Golfing Society at a dinner dance held at the Savoy Hotel in January 1928. From left to right at the back: Mr R. H

Background imageVera Collection: Advert, A Stephens & Co, Artistic Costumes

Advert, A Stephens & Co, Artistic Costumes
Advert for A Stephens & Co, Art Fabrics and Artistic Costumes, Regent Street, London. 1889

Background imageVera Collection: Limes, peppers, mammy apple and nuts

Limes, peppers, mammy apple and nuts
Limes, Zanthoxylum fagara A, varieties of Capsicum annuum: cayenne pepper B, pimento pepper C, and chili pepper or dago peepee D, and mammee or mammy apple, Mammea americana E, pistachio nut



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