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Background imageWind Collection: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren
King Arthur welcomes the Green Knight into the Banqueting Hall and invites him to dismount and eat with the company. Everyone is amazed to see the unexpected visitor

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in Willows / Grahame

Wind in Willows / Grahame
Wind in Willows/Grahame

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows
" The Badgers winter stores, which indeed were visible everywhere, took up half the room." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in Willows / Grahame

Wind in Willows / Grahame
Toad, Ratty & Mole set off with a yellow caravan, pulled by an old grey horse on the Open Road... Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Badger & Mole / Willow

Badger & Mole / Willow
Badger & Mole on their way to rescue the Toad: " Crossing the hall, they passed down one of the principal tunnels". Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Schlieren photograph of a Concorde model in a wind tunnel

Schlieren photograph of a Concorde model in a wind tunnel

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in Willows / Grahame

Wind in Willows / Grahame
The Water Rat & Mole picnicking: " The Mole begged as a favour, to be allowed to unpack it all by himself." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in Willows / Rat Snow

Wind in Willows / Rat Snow
Rat & Mole in the Wild Wood: " The Rat pondered awhile, and examined the humps and slopes that surrounded them." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Bandsman, Piper and Drummer of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Date: circa 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Flapper on Bonnet 1927

Flapper on Bonnet 1927
A girl on a bonnet: wears a skimpy sleeveless white drop waist dress hitched up to expose her thighs, T-bar shoes, a cloche hat & a scarf a la Isadora Duncan

Background imageWind Collection: Sailing Ships Date: 1927

Sailing Ships Date: 1927

Background imageWind Collection: Louis Wain - flute player and mouse

Louis Wain - flute player and mouse. circa 1900s

Background imageWind Collection: Fable / Wind and Sun

Fable / Wind and Sun
THE WIND AND THE SUN Both disputed over who could cause the traveller to shed his cloak; the wind blew strongly, but in the suns gentle heat the man derobed

Background imageWind Collection: Scottish Types - Bagpipes, Clan McDonald

Scottish Types - Bagpipes, Clan McDonald. 19th century

Background imageWind Collection: Wonders of the cinema organ by G. H. Davis

Wonders of the cinema organ by G. H. Davis
Noises played for films: wonders of the cinema organ. Thunder, shots and tom-toms controlled by an organist: a film-theatre organ that creates sound effects. Date: 1929

Background imageWind Collection: Wind Willows / Onion Sauce

Wind Willows / Onion Sauce
" Onion sauce! Onion sauce! he (the Mole), remarked jeeringly, & was gone before they could think of a reply." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Wind Blown by Muriel Dawson

Wind Blown by Muriel Dawson
A little girl in a coat and hat picks nuts from the branches of a tree which is rapidly losing its leaves in the autumnal breeze

Background imageWind Collection: Flood at Johnstown / USA

Flood at Johnstown / USA
A mother watches helplessly as her husband and young duaghter are swept away by the raging waters of a flood that hit Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Background imageWind Collection: Schubert / Erlkonig-Goethe

Schubert / Erlkonig-Goethe
Schuberts Erlkonig (Goethe)

Background imageWind Collection: Windy Weather / Gillray

Windy Weather / Gillray
A windswept man battles his way across Hampstead Heath. He keeps one hand firmly on his hat

Background imageWind Collection: A Rough Day, Whitby, North Yorkshire

A Rough Day, Whitby, North Yorkshire
A Rough Day in Whitby, North Yorkshire. Date: early 20th century

Background imageWind Collection: Ballad / Twa Corbies

Ballad / Twa Corbies
THE TWA CORBIES Two crows plan to dine on the body of a new-slain knight, then o er his white banes, when they are bare, the wind sall blaw for evermair. Date: traditional

Background imageWind Collection: UFOS / SIBERIAN FIREBALL

UFOS / SIBERIAN FIREBALL
Crew of the British steamer Siberian, off Cape Race, Newfoundland, see a huge ball of fire rise from the sea, move against the wind, then move away after 5 minutes

Background imageWind Collection: Snow is brought by the Fairy of the North Wind

Snow is brought by the Fairy of the North Wind Date: early 20th century

Background imageWind Collection: Japan - the Shakuhachi

Japan - the Shakuhachi
A Japanese musician plays the SHAKUHACHI, a wind instrument resembling the western flute

Background imageWind Collection: Ride of the Valkyries

Ride of the Valkyries
The ride of the Valkyries

Background imageWind Collection: Pyne - Highland Piper

Pyne - Highland Piper
A HIGHLAND PIPER Each Scottish regiment has attached thereto players upon the bag-pipes - a leathern bag filled with wind and three pipes or flutes

Background imageWind Collection: London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments

London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments - trumpets, kettledrums, French horns, speaking trumpets, hearing horns for deaf people, powder flasks

Background imageWind Collection: Two horses in the snow

Two horses in the snow. circa 1890s

Background imageWind Collection: Willows / Rat & Beer

Willows / Rat & Beer
Rat & Mole: " He presently reappeared somewhat dusty, with a bottle of beer in each paw & another under each arm." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Wind in Willows / Mice

Wind in Willows / Mice
The field mice & harvest mice join Ratty & Mole at their picnic. Date: First published: 1908

Background imageWind Collection: Comic postcard, Scotsman with whisky barrel bagpipes

Comic postcard, Scotsman with whisky barrel bagpipes. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageWind Collection: Bagpiper in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland

Bagpiper in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland
Bagpiper in Macdonald tartan, playing in Glen Coe, Highlands of Scotland. Date: 1959

Background imageWind Collection: Ramsgate lifeboat men on board stranded ship

Ramsgate lifeboat men on board stranded ship
Ramsgate lifeboat men with passengers on board a ship caught on the Goodwin Sands. Date: 19th century

Background imageWind Collection: Advert for Tyme, Ermeto Movado ladies pocket watch 1933

Advert for Tyme, Ermeto Movado ladies pocket watch 1933
Tyme, the best pocket watch made. Small and compact, yet absolutely protected against all causes of trouble. Can be carried in any pocket or hand-bag with other articles. Date: 1933

Background imageWind Collection: Aberdeen, Scotland - Heading out for a drive

Aberdeen, Scotland - Heading out for a drive in a lovely open-top car. Note the elaborate face covering a scarf assembly swathing the lady passengers head, protecting her from the elements! Date: 1903

Background imageWind Collection: Wind & Waves Rackham

Wind & Waves Rackham
An illustration to a story, The Wind and the Waves. Date: 1911

Background imageWind Collection: Vintage yachts in sunshine, English south coast, 1930 s

Vintage yachts in sunshine, English south coast, 1930 s
Vintage yachts in the sunshine, English south coast, 1930 s

Background imageWind 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 imageWind Collection: Gloster SS19B, J9125, suspended in the 24ft wind tunnel ?

Gloster SS19B, J9125, suspended in the 24ft wind tunnel ?
Gloster SS19B, J9125, suspended in the 24ft wind tunnel at the RAE Farnborough

Background imageWind Collection: A 1 / 40 scale model of the airship Akron

A 1 / 40 scale model of the airship Akron
A 1/40 scale model of the airship Akron in the Full-Scale wind tunnel at the National Advisory Committee of Aeronautics Laboratories at Langley Field, Virginia, USA, in January 1935. Date: 1935

Background imageWind Collection: Bristol Bulldog TM K3183 with Napier Rapier I engine

Bristol Bulldog TM K3183 with Napier Rapier I engine
Bristol Bulldog TM, K3183, fitted with a Napier Rapier I engine, suspended in the 24ft wind tunnel at the RAE Farnborough

Background imageWind Collection: Barge and windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Barge and windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
A picturesque view of a sailing barge and Archers Windmill at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. The Georgiana, a spritsail barge owned by Smeed Dean & Co of Kent

Background imageWind Collection: Cyclists Weathervane

Cyclists Weathervane
An unusual cyclists weathervane, seen at Toft, Cambridgeshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageWind Collection: Christmas! Christmas! Jolly Season

Christmas! Christmas! Jolly Season -- a girl and a boy out for a walk with their dog on a windy day. 20th century

Background imageWind Collection: Crystal Palace Brass Band Festival

Crystal Palace Brass Band Festival
View of the Central Avenue leading to the Crystal Palace in south London at the time of the annual Brass Band Festival. Bands from all over the country took part

Background imageWind Collection: Clark Gable

Clark Gable (1901-1960) American actor whose most famous film was probably Gone with the Wind

Background imageWind Collection: Woman in the wind in Autumn

Woman in the wind in Autumn
A lady clings to her hat as the wind blows the autumn leaves around her



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