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Brass Collection

"Brass: A Melodic Journey from Morocco to England" Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of a Moroccan lantern

Background imageBrass Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20121388

EyeUbiquitous_20121388
England, London, Southwark, Tuba playing busker in front of William Shakespeare mural under railway arch near Borough Market

Background imageBrass Collection: Moroccan lantern, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Moroccan lantern, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageBrass Collection: A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire

A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire
Professor M. Delisse tutors a quartet of trombone players

Background imageBrass Collection: English knight. Brass rubbing, c1323, from Pebmarsh Church, Essex, England

English knight. Brass rubbing, c1323, from Pebmarsh Church, Essex, England
WILLIAM FITZRALPH, d. 1323. English knight. Brass rubbing, c1323, from Pebmarsh Church, Essex, England

Background imageBrass Collection: Boys Watching Brass Band

Boys Watching Brass Band
Three little boys stand behind a picket gate and watch a brass band playing in a bandstand

Background imageBrass Collection: Titanic whistle and Turkish Bath ticket

Titanic whistle and Turkish Bath ticket
1. The brass Thunderer whistle of HJ Pitman, 3rd Officer on the Titanic, with an inscribed label attached. 2. A Turkish Bath ticket

Background imageBrass Collection: The souk, Marrakech (Marrakesh), Morocco, North Africa, Africa

The souk, Marrakech (Marrakesh), Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageBrass Collection: A selection of common British Moths

A selection of common British Moths Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageBrass Collection: Black Dyke Mills Band

Black Dyke Mills Band
Representatives from the Black Dyke Mills Band proudly showing off their National Championship, Crystal Palace, 1000 Guinea Trophy won on 29th September 1928. Their conductor was William Halliwell

Background imageBrass Collection: The Evening Prayer

The Evening Prayer: There is a dog who loves his Master so, He always goes with him wherever he may go, And even when he kneels to say his Evening Prayer, This faithful friend is by his bedside there!

Background imageBrass Collection: Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett

Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett
Miles Davis Quintet, 1960

Background imageBrass Collection: Audience Of One

Audience Of One
circa 1926: A solitary member of the public seated in front of a band stand, listening to the brass band. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageBrass Collection: LFB horse drawn steamer at modern LFB review

LFB horse drawn steamer at modern LFB review
Lambeth, headquarters of the London Fire Brigade, hosted annual displays and regular reviews of the Brigade. A popular feature was the inclusion of the working Victorian Shand Mason horse drawn steam

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageBrass Collection: A black and white still life image of a brass clarinet

A black and white still life image of a brass clarinet

Background imageBrass Collection: The famous St Hilda Colliery Band

The famous St Hilda Colliery Band, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England - World Champions in 1912, 1920, 1921 and 1924. Date: 1924

Background imageBrass Collection: Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance

Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance
Firefighters of the Ealing Fire Brigade, West London, with a horse-drawn appliance, and a policeman standing alongside

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Merryweather self-propelled Hatfield pump

LCC-LFB Merryweather self-propelled Hatfield pump
Merryweather Hatfield pump, with crew. This was one of the first motorised fire engines used by the London Fire Brigade, capable of 30 mph

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Merryweather self-propelled Fire King pump

LCC-LFB Merryweather self-propelled Fire King pump
First introduced into the UK by Merryweather of Greenwich, SE London, in 1899, by 1907 twenty-one Fire Kings were in operational use around the country, including the London Fire Brigade

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB changeover from brass to cork fire helmets

LCC-LFB changeover from brass to cork fire helmets
Two firemen in the foreground wearing new style cork helmets and Proto Mark IV breathing apparatus sets. The man on the right is from Station 34, Shadwell

Background imageBrass Collection: Quiet music practice / W H Robinson

Quiet music practice / W H Robinson
When practicing ones musical instrument, there is only one person who wants to hear it - the aspiring performer. A simple adjustment (as here depicted to the horn)

Background imageBrass Collection: Boys Band, Hull Sailors Orphanage

Boys Band, Hull Sailors Orphanage
Boys naval band at the Hull Sailors Orphanage, also known as Newland Homes. The Homes, a cottage homes development, were established in 1895 by a charity originally called The Port of Hull Society

Background imageBrass Collection: Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett

Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett
Miles Davis Quintet, 1960

Background imageBrass Collection: Humphrey Lyttelton and Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956

Humphrey Lyttelton and Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956

Background imageBrass Collection: Chinese ti-tzu, so-na, yueh-ch in, la-pa

Chinese ti-tzu, so-na, yueh-ch in, la-pa and Japanese hiji-riki.. Chromolithograph from an illustration by William Gibb from A.J

Background imageBrass Collection: Recruitment poster, The Royal Marines

Recruitment poster, The Royal Marines -- Thats the life! 20th century

Background imageBrass Collection: Jackie McLean, Jazz Cafe, London, April 1991. Artist: Brian O Connor

Jackie McLean, Jazz Cafe, London, April 1991. Artist: Brian O Connor
Jackie McLean, Jazz Cafe, London, April 1991

Background imageBrass Collection: Georgian door, Dublin, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Georgian door, Dublin, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageBrass Collection: Horn, Wurlitzer

Horn, Wurlitzer
Three Mellophones or Concert Horns from the Wurlitzer range; the Professional, the Lyric, and the American. Available in various finishes

Background imageBrass Collection: Trombone, Wurlitzer

Trombone, Wurlitzer
Three trombones from the Wurlitzer range

Background imageBrass Collection: Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable

Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable
The Boys Band of the Training Ship Indefatigable pose for their photograph in a field, near a tent -- probably at a local fete where they were performing

Background imageBrass Collection: Lion polished brass door knocker, Georgian house, Merrion Square, Dublin

Lion polished brass door knocker, Georgian house, Merrion Square, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageBrass Collection: Lib - North East band East Side Torpedoes 24 October 1982 - Nigel Stanger, back row

Lib - North East band East Side Torpedoes 24 October 1982 - Nigel Stanger, back row, second left

Background imageBrass 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 imageBrass Collection: Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Louis Armstrong

Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Louis Armstrong
Music cover, Hello, Dolly! Words and music by Jerry Herman, recorded by Louis Armstrong. 1963

Background imageBrass Collection: Louis Wain, Daddy Cat - trumpeter

Louis Wain, Daddy Cat - trumpeter. circa 1910s

Background imageBrass Collection: Pharoah Sanders, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, London, 3 / 88. Creator: Brian O Connor

Pharoah Sanders, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, London, 3 / 88. Creator: Brian O Connor
Pharoah Sanders, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, London, 3/88

Background imageBrass Collection: The 1st Battalion The Green Howards marching in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

The 1st Battalion The Green Howards marching in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, to exercise their right and privilege as freemen of the town. 28th February 1981

Background imageBrass Collection: Miles Davis and his Fusion Group, North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, 1991. Creator: Brian Foskett

Miles Davis and his Fusion Group, North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, 1991. Creator: Brian Foskett
Miles Davis and his Fusion Group, North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, 1991

Background imageBrass Collection: Wingates Temperance Prize Brass Band, Westhoughton, Lancashi

Wingates Temperance Prize Brass Band, Westhoughton, Lancashi
Wingates Temperance Prize Brass Band, Westhoughton, Bolton, near Hindley, Lancashire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageBrass Collection: Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
An absolutely fabulous Arab Doorway in the port town of Sidi Bou Said Tunisia, with a pair of knockers for the main decorated wooden doors (for ease of knocking when on a camel or on horseback)

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB firefighters change from brass to cork fire helmets LFB150

LCC-LFB firefighters change from brass to cork fire helmets LFB150
Two firemen in the foreground wearing new style cork helmets and Proto Mark IV breathing apparatus sets. The man on the right is from Station 34, Shadwell

Background imageBrass Collection: Fireman in brass helmet with two white horses

Fireman in brass helmet with two white horses
Fireman in a brass helmet with two white horses in harness

Background imageBrass Collection: Metropolitan Fire Brigade helmet

Metropolitan Fire Brigade helmet
Metropolitan Fire Brigade brass helmet, used until replaced by a cork version in the 1930s

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Fireman in his fire kit with new cork helmet

LCC-LFB Fireman in his fire kit with new cork helmet
A London fireman in his fire kit, including the new style compressed cork helmet with its LFB crest, which replaced the traditional brass helmets used since the days of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Background imageBrass Collection: Cap badge, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Cap badge, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Brass cap badge (the Kings Crown Shield) of REME, the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Oval in shape, with a crown at the top, a pair of compasses at the centre

Background imageBrass Collection: LCC-LFB Change from brass to cork fire helmets

LCC-LFB Change from brass to cork fire helmets
A significant landmark when on 14 July 1934 the LFB started to replace its traditional brass helmet with a new compressed cork design. It would be four years before the changeover was completed



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"Brass: A Melodic Journey from Morocco to England" Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of a Moroccan lantern, casting intricate patterns on the bustling streets of Marrakech. Feel the rhythm and passion as a trombone lesson at the Conservatoire transports you into the world music. Witness the awe-struck faces of young boys watching a vibrant brass band perform, igniting their love for this powerful genre. Experience the rich heritage and legacy of renowned bands like Black Dyke Mills Band, whose captivating melodies have resonated through generations. Lose yourself in the vibrant chaos of The Souk in Marrakech, where brass trinkets gleam alongside colorful fabrics and aromatic spices. Uncover history's echoes with artifacts like the Titanic whistle and Turkish Bath ticket, reminding us how brass has played its part in shaping our past. Relive jazz legend Miles Davis Quintet's iconic performance captured by Brian Foskett in 1960 - an era when brass took center stage in musical revolution. Discover nature's delicate beauty with a selection of common British Moths - their wings adorned with intricate patterns reminiscent of polished brass instruments. Witness how music can touch souls as "Audience Of One" captures that magical moment when an artist connects deeply with their audience through heartfelt melodies played on golden horns. Step back into medieval times as you admire an English knight immortalized through a c1323 brass rubbing from Pebmarsh Church, Essex - showcasing both artistry and armor-clad valor. Find solace in "The Evening Prayer, " where melancholic notes from a lone trumpet evoke emotions that words fail to express during moments of introspection or reflection Experience nostalgia for simpler times as you witness LFB horse-drawn steamer at modern LFB review- reminding us how once upon time brave firefighters relied on the power to save lives.