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Father Collection

"Fathers: The timeless figures who shape our lives and leave an indelible mark

Background imageFather Collection: Matania - Last Absolution of the Munsters

Matania - Last Absolution of the Munsters
The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois - painting by Fortunino Matania. This painting relates to an incident in France in May of 1915

Background imageFather Collection: Royal family as a happy group of dog lovers, 1937. Artist: Michael Chance

Royal family as a happy group of dog lovers, 1937. Artist: Michael Chance
The royal family forming a happy group of dog lovers; with their Tibetan lion dog, labradors, and corgis, 1937. A print from the Illustrated London News: Coronation Record Number, London, 1937

Background imageFather Collection: The Allies of Santa Claus by Mabel Lucie Attwell

The Allies of Santa Claus by Mabel Lucie Attwell
Two little girls slumber on a window sill as the elvish helpers of Father Christmasm sprinkle fairy dust in order that he may deliver presents. Date: 1919

Background imageFather Collection: GOYA: SATURN, 1819-23. Saturn Devouring a Son. Oil by Francisco Goy, 1819-23

GOYA: SATURN, 1819-23. Saturn Devouring a Son. Oil by Francisco Goy, 1819-23

Background imageFather Collection: Laodicea Dicey Langston of South Carolina protecting her elderly father

Laodicea Dicey Langston of South Carolina protecting her elderly father, a known supporter of the revolutionary cause
SOUTH CAROLINA: LOYALISTS. Laodicea Dicey Langston of South Carolina protecting her elderly father, a known supporter of the revolutionary cause

Background imageFather Collection: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk dancing with his adopted daughter

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk dancing with his adopted daughter
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) dancing with his adopted daughter Nebile Hamin on her wedding day to Rachid Bey, the Secretary of the Turkish Embassy at Vienna. Date: 1929

Background imageFather Collection: The Return of the Prodigal Son, c1668. Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

The Return of the Prodigal Son, c1668. Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The Return of the Prodigal Son, c1668

Background imageFather Collection: I hope Mr. Bingley will like it, illustration from Pride & Prejudice

I hope Mr. Bingley will like it, illustration from Pride & Prejudice
XJF451372 I hope Mr. Bingley will like it, illustration from Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, edition published in 1894 (engraving) by Thomson, Hugh (1860-1920); Private Collection; (add.info.: Mr)

Background imageFather Collection: IMMIGRANTS: ELLIS ISLAND. Immigrants to the United States at Ellis Island

IMMIGRANTS: ELLIS ISLAND. Immigrants to the United States at Ellis Island. Oil over a photograph, c1920

Background imageFather Collection: Aeneas Flees from Troy

Aeneas Flees from Troy
The fall of Troy - Aeneas flees the city, carrying his father Anchises and accompanied by his son Ascanius and his wife Creusa who unfortunately dies

Background imageFather Collection: Deaths Dispensary. An 1866 cartoon indicating water pollution as a source of disease

Deaths Dispensary. An 1866 cartoon indicating water pollution as a source of disease
POLLUTION CARTOON, 1866. Deaths Dispensary. An 1866 cartoon indicating water pollution as a source of disease

Background imageFather Collection: Please, Mr Policeman, where is Father Christmas by Matania

Please, Mr Policeman, where is Father Christmas by Matania
In the centre of London, close to Piccadilly Circus, two children stop a policeman from directing traffic to ask him where Father Christmas is

Background imageFather Collection: Alexander & Bucephalus

Alexander & Bucephalus
ALEXANDER THE GREAT Young Alexander impresses his father, Philip of Macedon and his courtiers by taming the wild horse Bucephalos

Background imageFather Collection: Bob Cratchit & Tiny Tim

Bob Cratchit & Tiny Tim
Happy at the prospect of a hearty Christmas dinner, due to the generosity of the reformed Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit carries his son Tiny Tim on his shoulder!

Background imageFather Collection: Sisyphus and his Stone

Sisyphus and his Stone
Sisyphys, father of Odysseus, for no known reason, is condemned to push a rock to the top of a mountain in Hell, which the demons push down again, and again, and again

Background imageFather Collection: Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845. Creator: George Caleb Bingham

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845. Creator: George Caleb Bingham
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845

Background imageFather Collection: KATERI TEKAKWITHA (1656-1680). Native American Catholic saint

KATERI TEKAKWITHA (1656-1680). Native American Catholic saint. After a painting, 1681, by Father Claude Chauchetiere

Background imageFather Collection: Talking Mongoose House

Talking Mongoose House
The home of Voirrey Irving at Cashens Gap, Isle of Man, where Gef, the " Talking Mongoose" manifested : Voirrey stands with her father at the front door

Background imageFather Collection: Lion - male roaring, with cub biting rump

Lion - male roaring, with cub biting rump
YAB-1254-C Lion - male roaring, with cub biting rump Yann Arthus-bertrand Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFather Collection: Jem Mace, Boxer

Jem Mace, Boxer
Gypsy Jem Mace (1831 - 1910), English champion and known as the " Father of Modern Boxing"

Background imageFather Collection: The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936

The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936
The Year of Three British Kings in 1936 - King George V (1865-1936), King Edward VIII (1894-1972) and finally King George VI (1895-1952). Date: 1936

Background imageFather Collection: Hills. Christmas Is Coming. Cecil Aldin. 1898. jpg

Hills. Christmas Is Coming. Cecil Aldin. 1898. jpg
Illustration by Cecil Aldin depicting a kindly Father Christmas reciting the traditional song, " Christmas is Coming, the Goose is getting Fat" to a gaggle of obviously dim geese

Background imageFather Collection: Events / Britain / Civil War

Events / Britain / Civil War
WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER. Parliamentary supporters interrogate the child of a Royalist

Background imageFather Collection: Grace Darling, rowing with her father

Grace Darling, rowing with her father
Grace Horsley Darling (1815 - 1842), daughter of the lighthouse keeper, William Darling, on the Farne Islands, seen here rowing with her father to the sinking steamboat the SS Forfarshire in 1838

Background imageFather Collection: MEXICO: 1810 REVOLUTION. The Cry of Dolores, Miguel Hidalgos call to revolt, 16 September 1810

MEXICO: 1810 REVOLUTION. The Cry of Dolores, Miguel Hidalgos call to revolt, 16 September 1810. Detail of the mural by Juan O Gorman, 20th century

Background imageFather Collection: CHAPLIN: THE KID, 1921. Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan as his adopted son in Chaplins film The

CHAPLIN: THE KID, 1921. Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan as his adopted son in Chaplins film The Kid, 1921

Background imageFather Collection: The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

The Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis, Dorset

Background imageFather Collection: Cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card

Cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card
A family of cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card, by Louis Wain. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageFather Collection: Illustration of Icarus and Daedalus

Illustration of Icarus and Daedalus

Background imageFather Collection: POLLUTION CARTOON, 1866. Deaths Dispensary

POLLUTION CARTOON, 1866. Deaths Dispensary. An 1866 cartoon indicating water pollution as a source of disease

Background imageFather Collection: Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Swithland, Leicestershire

Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Swithland, Leicestershire
Sketch of the granite (or syenite) district viewed from Swithland Old Slate Quarry, including Buddon Wood, Mountsorrel, Kinchley Hill and Brazil Wood, Leicestershire

Background imageFather Collection: Christmas scene with Santa Claus and yule log

Christmas scene with Santa Claus and yule log. There are rabbit musicians, geese pulling the log, a pudding, a boars head, and people carrying flaming torches. 19th century

Background imageFather Collection: Bullfinch - male & female pair at nest with young

Bullfinch - male & female pair at nest with young
JAB-578 Bullfinch - male & female pair at nest with young Pyrrhula pyrrhula Jack Bailey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFather Collection: Edward refuses succour to his son at Crecy, 1346 (1864). Artist: James William Edmund Doyle

Edward refuses succour to his son at Crecy, 1346 (1864). Artist: James William Edmund Doyle
Edward refuses succour to his son at Crecy, 1864. King Edward III, (1312- 1377) standing on a hillside refusing succour to his son Edward the Black Prince, (1330-1376)) at the at the Battle of Crecy

Background imageFather Collection: Return of the Prodigal Son, 1773. Artist: Batoni, Pompeo Girolamo (1708-1787)

Return of the Prodigal Son, 1773. Artist: Batoni, Pompeo Girolamo (1708-1787)
Return of the Prodigal Son, 1773. Found in the collection of the Art History Museum, Vienne

Background imageFather Collection: Father Christmas parachuting out of a plane

Father Christmas parachuting out of a plane
Father Christmas jumps out of an aeroplane using a parachute onto snowy rooftops. Who needs reindeer to deliver presents in the modern age? Date: 1932

Background imageFather Collection: The Fat Boy of Peckham and his father

The Fat Boy of Peckham and his father
John Trundley, or sometimes, Trunley (1898 - 1944), known as the Fat Boy of Peckham appearing with his father on the front cover of The Tatler magazine in 1903 when he was aged five

Background imageFather Collection: Bayham Street, Camden, London (Dickens)

Bayham Street, Camden, London (Dickens)
16 (now 161) Bayham Street, Camden, London - home to John Dickens and his family, who moved here from Chatham in 1823. Also the residence of Mr Micawber

Background imageFather Collection: Santa caught by the tax inspector by H. M. Bateman

Santa caught by the tax inspector by H. M. Bateman
A rather surprised looking Father Christmas, who has arrived at the house of a tax inspector to innocently deliver toys on Christmas Eve, finds himself caught by a vigilant tax inspector. H.M

Background imageFather Collection: Advert / Martini Vermouth

Advert / Martini Vermouth
Martini Vermouth - what is Christmas without it?

Background imageFather Collection: Emperor Penguin - father staring down at egg as the chick makes its first break in the shell

Emperor Penguin - father staring down at egg as the chick makes its first break in the shell - Antarctica OLI00012
AUS-1932 Emperor Penguin - father staring down at egg as the chick makes its first break in the shell Antarctica Aptenodytes forsteri Fred Olivier / Auscape / ardea.com Auscape Please note that

Background imageFather Collection: Lantern Clock Tompion

Lantern Clock Tompion
Lantern clock by Thomas Tompion, the father of English clock-making

Background imageFather Collection: LAMBTON WORM

LAMBTON WORM
The Lambton heir kills the loathsome worm, but is cursed because he fails to kill the first living thing he then meets - his own father!

Background imageFather Collection: Wedding meal in Yport Painting by Albert Fourie (1854-1937) 1886 Sun

Wedding meal in Yport Painting by Albert Fourie (1854-1937) 1886 Sun
JLJ4677168 Wedding meal in Yport Painting by Albert Fourie (1854-1937) 1886 Sun. 3, 89x2, 53 m Rouen, musee des Beaux Arts by Fourie, Albert-Auguste (b.1854); Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen

Background imageFather Collection: Saint Joseph with Infant Christ, 1620s. Artist: Guido Reni

Saint Joseph with Infant Christ, 1620s. Artist: Guido Reni
Saint Joseph with Infant Christ, 1620s. Found in the collection of the State Hermitage, St Petersburg

Background imageFather Collection: Miner statue, Tonypandy, Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Miner statue, Tonypandy, Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFather Collection: CIVIL WAR: IRISH BRIGADE. Father William Corby (seated right)

CIVIL WAR: IRISH BRIGADE. Father William Corby (seated right) and other chaplins of the 69th New York Infantry (Irish Brigade) at Harrisons Landing, Virginia, July 1862. Photographed by Mathew Brady

Background imageFather Collection: Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Sketch of the Swithland area of Leicestershire, looking north-east towards Buddon Wood, Kinchley Hill and Mountsorrel, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859



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"Fathers: The timeless figures who shape our lives and leave an indelible mark. From the tender embrace of Matania's 'Last Absolution of the Munsters' to Mabel Lucie Attwell's heartwarming depiction of 'The Allies of Santa Claus, ' they are the pillars of love and support in our lives. In Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn's masterpiece, 'The Return of the Prodigal Son, ' we witness a father's unconditional forgiveness and acceptance. Just like Grace Darling rowing with her father, fathers guide us through stormy waters, protecting us from harm. With anticipation akin to Elizabeth Bennet in Pride & Prejudice, we hope that Mr. Bingley will appreciate the efforts made by fathers everywhere. Yet amidst joyous moments lie reminders of responsibility; as depicted in the 1866 cartoon 'Deaths Dispensary, ' water pollution serves as a source of disease, urging fathers to protect their children from harm. From tumultuous times such as 'The Year of Three British Kings - 1936' to innocent inquiries like Matania's illustration asking "Please, Mr Policeman, where is Father Christmas?", fathers remain steadfast guardians throughout history. Just as Jem Mace fought valiantly in the ring, fathers fight battles on behalf of their loved ones every day. Like a Tompion lantern clock ticking away time itself, they provide stability and guidance when life becomes uncertain. Let us not forget Alexander and his loyal steed Bucephalus; for just as this iconic duo conquered lands together, so too do fathers conquer challenges alongside their children. So here's to all the remarkable dads out there – may your love be unwavering and your impact everlasting.