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Violin Collection

Background imageViolin Collection: Einstein Plays Violin

Einstein Plays Violin
ALBERT EINSTEIN German born physicist. Playing the violin on board the steamer Deutschland from Europe to the USA

Background imageViolin Collection: Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20

Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20
JASCHA HEIFETZ American violinist

Background imageViolin Collection: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 -1791), Austrian composer and musician, seen here in the form of a statue, as a boy with a violin and bow

Background imageViolin Collection: Paganini (Ingres)

Paganini (Ingres)
NICCOLO PAGANINI Italian musician, in 1819

Background imageViolin Collection: Various musical instruments

Various musical instruments

Background imageViolin Collection: Sheet music, violin and pink rose

Sheet music, violin and pink rose
A violin and bow, with a pink rose and a sheet of music

Background imageViolin Collection: Menuhin / Yehudi / Postcard

Menuhin / Yehudi / Postcard
YEHUDI MENUHIN Violinist as a young man

Background imageViolin Collection: Two violins and a viola by Stradivarius

Two violins and a viola by Stradivarius
Two violins and a viola by Antonius Stradivarius -- 1717 violin (Hart & Son), 1762 viola (Hart & Son), The Gillot Strad, 1715 (G Haddock). 1875

Background imageViolin Collection: The Emperor Stradivarius violin

The Emperor Stradivarius violin
The famous Emperor Stradivarius violin, dating from 1715. It was bought by the violinist and composer Jan Kubelik in 1910 for 10, 000 -- the highest price paid for a violin to that date. "

Background imageViolin Collection: Enraged Musician / Hogarth

Enraged Musician / Hogarth
THE ENRAGED MUSICIAN A ballad singer, a screeching parrot, a piper, a drummer, a barking dog, a knife grinder, fighting cats and other noises disturb his violin practice

Background imageViolin Collection: Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra

Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra
Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon (Mrs Fred Wildon - pictured on left with cello) and her Bijou Orchestra - a musical quintet. The Wildon family ran orchestras of various types during the summer in

Background imageViolin Collection: Eugene Ysaye - Belgian Violinist

Eugene Ysaye - Belgian Violinist
Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931) - Belgian Violinist Date: circa 1903

Background imageViolin Collection: Eugene Ysaye - Jewish Violinist

Eugene Ysaye - Jewish Violinist
Splendid portrait of Eugene Ysaye - Belgian Jewish Violinist (1858-1931). Date: circa 1906

Background imageViolin Collection: Antonio Vivaldi / Anon

Antonio Vivaldi / Anon
ANTONIO VIVALDI Italian composer and violinist

Background imageViolin Collection: Peter Pears and Emanuel Hurwitz Aldeburgh Festival 1963

Peter Pears and Emanuel Hurwitz Aldeburgh Festival 1963
Peter Pears talking with Emanuel Hurwitz, violinist in the English Chamber Orchestra and Melos Ensemble during rehearsals of St Nicholas at Orford Church 23 June 1963 Aldeburgh Festival. Date: 1963

Background imageViolin Collection: Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing

Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing
Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten rehearsing violin and piano in the Jubilee Hall for the Piano Trios recital in Aldeburgh Parish Church on 24 June 1963. Date: 1963

Background imageViolin Collection: Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin

Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin
Rehearsal for Piano Trios Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1963. Benjamin Britten (piano)

Background imageViolin Collection: Cat in tuxedo playing a violin

Cat in tuxedo playing a violin

Background imageViolin Collection: Still life with violin

Still life with violin

Background imageViolin Collection: Hogarth Rake Plate 8

Hogarth Rake Plate 8
The Rakes Progress 8. A scene in Bedlam asylum

Background imageViolin Collection: Silhouette portrait of Paganini

Silhouette portrait of Paganini
Silhouette portrait of Niccolo Paganini (1782 - 1840), virtuoso Italian violinist, cut by August Edouart. Paganini considered this to be the only likeness taken of him that was not a caricature

Background imageViolin Collection: Ysaye with Violin Photo

Ysaye with Violin Photo
EUGENE-AUGUSTE YSAYE Belgian violinist, conductor, and composer

Background imageViolin Collection: Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon, the little dog laughed to see such sport, and the dish ran away with the spoon

Background imageViolin Collection: Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin

Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin
Rehearsal for Piano Trios Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1963. Benjamin Britten (piano)

Background imageViolin Collection: Lady Plays the Violin

Lady Plays the Violin
A lady plays the violin

Background imageViolin Collection: Violin Concerto 1898

Violin Concerto 1898
the Violin Concerto

Background imageViolin Collection: George H. Chirgwin know as the White-Eyed Kaffir

George H. Chirgwin know as the White-Eyed Kaffir
George H. Chirgwin (14 December 1854 17 November 1922) was a popular British music hall star billed as " the White-Eyed Kaffir", a black face minstrel act

Background imageViolin Collection: Kitten with a violin on a Christmas card

Kitten with a violin on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageViolin Collection: Paganinis violin by Guarnerius

Paganinis violin by Guarnerius
Three views of Paganinis violin by Joseph Guarnerius, 1743, in the Municipal Palace, Genoa, Italy. 1875

Background imageViolin Collection: Teddy bears in a classroom

Teddy bears in a classroom having a music lesson. They sing at their desks while their teacher plays the violin. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageViolin Collection: Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist

Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist
Caricature of Cora Cardigan (Hannah Rosetta Dinah Moulton, 1860-1931), virtuoso flautist who worked mainly in theatres and music halls. She also played the violin. 1883

Background imageViolin Collection: Musicians in the snow on a Christmas card

Musicians in the snow on a Christmas card, about to have something poured on them from a jug. circa 1890s

Background imageViolin Collection: String quartet, 1872

String quartet, 1872
Mr.L.Ries, Madame Norman-Neruda, Herr Straus and Signore Piatti performing at one of the Monday popular concerts at St Jamess Hall. Date: 1872

Background imageViolin Collection: Marie Hall - Violinist

Marie Hall - Violinist
Marie Hall (1884-1956) - Violinist and pupil of Edward Elgar - gave the 1st performance of Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending in 1920 Date: 1907

Background imageViolin Collection: Violin accesories, Wurlitzer

Violin accesories, Wurlitzer
Violin cases sold by the Wurlitzer company with prices ranging from 12 dollars fifty, to sixty dollars for an alligator skinned

Background imageViolin Collection: Stringed instrument maker in his workshop

Stringed instrument maker in his workshop
A stringed instrument manufacturer in his workshop, testing the strings of a double bass

Background imageViolin Collection: E-A Ysaye / Postcard

E-A Ysaye / Postcard
EUGENE-AUGUSTE YSAYE Belgian violinist, conductor and composer

Background imageViolin Collection: Jan Kubelik / Studio Photo

Jan Kubelik / Studio Photo
JAN KUBELIK Czech-Hungarian violinist as a young man Date: 1880 - 1940

Background imageViolin Collection: PAGANINI (1831)

PAGANINI (1831)
NICCOLO PAGANINI Italian musician, at the Royal Opera House, London, 3 June 1831

Background imageViolin Collection: Music at home - sketches from life of amateur musicians, 189

Music at home - sketches from life of amateur musicians, 189
Music at home - sketches from life of amateur musicians by T.W Couldery. Date: 1894

Background imageViolin Collection: The Duke of Edinburgh as musician

The Duke of Edinburgh as musician
Engraving showing Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh playing the violin to accompany the singer, Madame Marie Roze at a concert for the Royal College of Music at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall during

Background imageViolin Collection: Japanese girl playing violin

Japanese girl playing violin
A stunning photographic postcard depicting a young Japanese girl playing the voilin

Background imageViolin Collection: Jb Lully / Johannot / Geille

Jb Lully / Johannot / Geille
JEAN BAPTISTE LULLY French composer and court musician

Background imageViolin Collection: Violin Maker 1930S

Violin Maker 1930S
86-year-old Karl Grundhabber, Germanys oldest violin maker in the 1930s, who claimed that he was a descendent of the legendary violin maker Antonius Stradivarius

Background imageViolin Collection: Sarasate / Postcard

Sarasate / Postcard
PABLO SARASATE Spanish violinist

Background imageViolin Collection: Stradivarius / Postcard

Stradivarius / Postcard
ANTONIUS STRADIVARIUS or ANTONIO STRADIVARI Italian violin maker of Cremona; he also made other stringed instruments

Background imageViolin Collection: Lady riding side-saddle on a horse stuck in a fence

Lady riding side-saddle on a horse stuck in a fence during a fox hunt, 19th century. Mrs Lucy Somerville urges her horse Leotard out of the briars while Facey Romford and other huntsmen watch

Background imageViolin Collection: Toy Theatre, Pollocks New Stage Orchestra

Toy Theatre, Pollocks New Stage Orchestra. 19th century



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