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Wigmore Collection

Background imageWigmore 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 imageWigmore Collection: Marylebone Lane and police station, London

Marylebone Lane and police station, London
Marylebone Lane and police station, on the corner of Wigmore Street, London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageWigmore Collection: Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
The entrance and receiving block at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. A woman in uniform and a boy stand on either side of the archway

Background imageWigmore Collection: Main building, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Main building, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
General view of the main building of the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. The school opened in 1870 to house workhouse children from the two unions

Background imageWigmore Collection: Debenham & Freebody 1905

Debenham & Freebody 1905
Debenham & Freebody department store, Wigmore Street, London

Background imageWigmore Collection: Blthner Advertisement

Blthner Advertisement
An advertisement for Blthner & Co. Ltd. London based piano manufacturers, promoting upright, grand and player pianofortes

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert, Bluthner Pianos, Wigmore Street, London

Advert, Bluthner Pianos, Wigmore Street, London
Bluthner Pianos, Wigmore Street, London W1 Date: 1927

Background imageWigmore Collection: Fashion page, The Afternoon Dress and the Lampshade Skirt

Fashion page, The Afternoon Dress and the Lampshade Skirt - a Mainbocher model at Debenham and Freebody, Wigmore Street, London, in black fancy-weave romaine with organ-pleated frills. Date: 1933

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert, Ventilating Kitchener Close Range Oven

Advert, Ventilating Kitchener Close Range Oven
Advert, Benham & Sons, Wigmore Street, London - Ventilating Kitchener, Close Range Oven with Open Chimney. circa 1890

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert, Ricketss Ventilating Globe Lights

Advert, Ricketss Ventilating Globe Lights
Advert, Benham & Sons, Wigmore Street, London - Ricketss Ventilating Globe Lights (gas). circa 1890

Background imageWigmore Collection: Leopold Godowsky performing at the Bechstein Halll, London

Leopold Godowsky performing at the Bechstein Halll, London
Leopold Godowsky (18701938) - Polish-American virtuoso pianist, composer, and teacher - performing at the Bechstein Hall (now the Wigmore Hall), Wigmore Street

Background imageWigmore Collection: Group of boys at Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Group of boys at Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
A large group of boys at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. They are sitting on a grassy bank wearing identical uniform

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody womens lingerie 1929

Advert for Debenham & Freebody womens lingerie 1929
Three women wearing fashionable trousseaux lingerie. Date: 1929

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Charles Lee & Son dressmakers 1909

Advert for Charles Lee & Son dressmakers 1909
Gorgeous figure hugging eveing dress with fishtail train. 1909

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert, Gems Bros, Weybridge Cycle & Motor Works

Advert, Gems Bros, Weybridge Cycle & Motor Works
Advertisement, Gems Bros, Weybridge Cycle & Motor Works, Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey, showing an early motor car. 1905

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody coats 1916

Advert for Debenham & Freebody coats 1916
A loose coat for all occasions, knitted in silk or pure cashmere. 1916

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebodys womens clothing 1923

Advert for Debenham & Freebodys womens clothing 1923
Selection of womens clothing in a sale for Debenham & Freebodys department store in Wigmore Street, London. 1923

Background imageWigmore Collection: Buildings in Wigmore Street, London

Buildings in Wigmore Street, London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens clothes 1937

Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens clothes 1937
Delightful clothes for childen. 1937

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert in Debenham & Freebody knitted coats 1917

Advert in Debenham & Freebody knitted coats 1917
Woolen knitted coat made from alpaca yarn. Artificial silk knitted coat suitable for indoor and outdoor wear. Graceful crepe-de-chine jumper. 1917

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens summer wear 1939

Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens summer wear 1939
Charming Design for Sunny Days. Attractive pin spot muslin frocks, with periwinkle or red spot, rouleaux to match. 1939

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens clothing 1917

Advert for Debenham & Freebody childrens clothing 1917
Danity clothes for little boys and girls, available at Debenham & Freebody, department store. 1917

Background imageWigmore Collection: Beatrice Harrison playing the Cello 1924

Beatrice Harrison playing the Cello 1924
Beatrice Harrison (1892 - 1965), British cellist who by the age of 11 was an Exhibitor at the Royal College of Music and by age 14 a Scholar. Date: 1924

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody clothing sale 1917

Advert for Debenham & Freebody clothing sale 1917
Bargains in Debenham & Freebody. 1917

Background imageWigmore Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody frocks 1917

Advert for Debenham & Freebody frocks 1917
A selection of afternoon dresses. 1917

Background imageWigmore Collection: Wigmore Street

Wigmore Street
The quarter favoured by the medical profession. Date: 1820

Background imageWigmore Collection: The Senorita Ovilia Olivarsz by Val L Estrange

The Senorita Ovilia Olivarsz by Val L Estrange
Ovilia Olivarsz - photographed by Val l Estrange The Senorita Ovilia Olivarsz, a talented young Spanish singer, daugther of Don Carlos de Ortuza

Background imageWigmore Collection: Boiler Room, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Boiler Room, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
The boiler room at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. The schools engineer and four young helpers stand alongside massive lumps of coal

Background imageWigmore Collection: Boys Band, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Boys Band, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
The Boys Band at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. They are in uniform, holding their instruments on the steps of the building

Background imageWigmore Collection: Four young inmates, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Four young inmates, Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
Four young inmates (two boys and two girls) at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. The boys are in band uniform and hold a trumpet or cornet

Background imageWigmore Collection: Group of girls at Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Group of girls at Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
A large group of girls at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. They are sitting on a grassy bank wearing identical smock dresses, pinafores and straw hats

Background imageWigmore Collection: Marylebone C18

Marylebone C18
Marylebone in the eighteenth century, viewed from where Wigmore Street now runs

Background imageWigmore Collection: Debenhams Marble Hall

Debenhams Marble Hall
Elegantly dressed shoppers in the Marble Hall at Debenham & Freebodys new premises at 44 Wigmore Street, London


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