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Herbert Collection

"Herbert: A Multifaceted Journey Through Time" In the realm of history, Herbert's name echoes through the ages like a sacred chant

Background imageHerbert Collection: 1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory

1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory
1922 British Mount Everest Expedition - Major Edward " Teddy" F. Norton (1884-1954) and George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) at nearly 27, 000 feet. Date: 1922

Background imageHerbert Collection: Jesus, the Lord turned to Peter

Jesus, the Lord turned to Peter and looked upon Peter... and Peter remembered

Background imageHerbert Collection: Herbert Norman Howells

Herbert Norman Howells
HERBERT NORMAN HOWELLS Organist, music teacher and conductor

Background imageHerbert Collection: Cricketing Record 1932

Cricketing Record 1932
Herbert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes score a record opening partnership of 555

Background imageHerbert Collection: A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris

A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris
A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. From " Costume & Fashion - The Evolution of European Dress Through the Earlier Ages", by Herbert Norris. [J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, E. P

Background imageHerbert Collection: Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960

Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960
Through a doctors eyes: a page of celebrities drawn by osteopath and gifted amateur artist Doctor Stephen Ward(1912-1963), as featured in The Illustrated London News in 1960

Background imageHerbert Collection: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
Promotional postcard for Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. First produced in England at His Majestys Theatre, 11th April 1914

Background imageHerbert Collection: Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914

Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914
Spread from The Sketch magazine showing scenes from the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion, which opened at His Majestys Theatre, London on 11 April 1914

Background imageHerbert Collection: The Bohemians of Chelsea, scene from Tantivy Towers

The Bohemians of Chelsea, scene from Tantivy Towers
A scene from the British light opera, Tantivy Towers, written by A. P. Herbert. The story mocks both the artistic high brows or bohemians of Chelsea as well as the sporting lusty low brows who enjoy

Background imageHerbert Collection: MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION. The camp of the 1924 British expedition to Mount Everest

MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION. The camp of the 1924 British expedition to Mount Everest, on the crest of the North Col

Background imageHerbert Collection: Boston Stump

Boston Stump
St. Botolphs Church, Boston, Lincolnshire known locally as the Boston Stump. Boston was the home town of Herbert Ingram, founder of the Illustrated London News. Date: 1861

Background imageHerbert Collection: Sopwith Camel

Sopwith Camel
Royal Flying Corps Rfc Sopwith Camel Cockpit with Vickers 7.7 Mm Machine-Gun and Instruments Date: 1910s

Background imageHerbert Collection: Sopwith Camel 2F-1

Sopwith Camel 2F-1
Major Graham Donald Wearing Shorts Standing with 66 Sqn Royal Airforce RAF Sopwith Camel 2F-1 Navalised Version Fitted with a Synchronised Vickers 0.303-Inch Machine-Gun Parked at Lemnos

Background imageHerbert Collection: A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)

A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)
A.B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910– 1913, (1913). Alfred Cheetham (1866-1918) was a member of several Antarctic expeditions

Background imageHerbert Collection: Golf Clubs & Golfers - Harewood Downs by Mel

Golf Clubs & Golfers - Harewood Downs by Mel
The Harewood Downs Golf Club pictured by caricaturist Mel and featuring W. E. Stewart, J. A. B. Davidson, Jock Watt, Sir Herbert Wright, Dr. H. J. Henderson, M.C. A. E

Background imageHerbert Collection: AFRICA: MAP. Birds eye view of the Sudan and surrounding countries

AFRICA: MAP. Birds eye view of the Sudan and surrounding countries. English lithograph map, 1884, of north, central, and east Africa

Background imageHerbert Collection: Evelyn Waugh gets married

Evelyn Waugh gets married
Photograph of English novelist and satirist, Evelyn Waugh (1903 -1966) on his marriage to Laura Herbert, which took place at the Church of the Assumption Warwick Street, London

Background imageHerbert Collection: Herbert Fudge Newsagent 1922

Herbert Fudge Newsagent 1922
The marvelously named Herbert Fudge Newsagent, Stationer and Tobacconist of 313 Lee High Road, London, with, we can assume, Mr. Fudge standing at the door

Background imageHerbert Collection: Cardinal Herbert Alfred Vaughan

Cardinal Herbert Alfred Vaughan
Herbert Alfred Vaughan (1832 - 1903) - British Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Westminster

Background imageHerbert Collection: Herbert Marshall, British film and theatre actor, 1934-1935

Herbert Marshall, British film and theatre actor, 1934-1935. Taken from Meet the Film Stars, by Seton Margrave. (London, 1934-1935)

Background imageHerbert Collection: Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey

Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey
Photos on the piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey. On the back row, l-r: Eleftherios Venizelos, Lloyd George with Prince of Wales (future Edward VIII), General Foch

Background imageHerbert Collection: JOHN DILLINGER (1903-1934). American bank robber. Photographed in 1933

JOHN DILLINGER (1903-1934). American bank robber. Photographed in 1933

Background imageHerbert Collection: Nerine humilis

Nerine humilis (Pale pink nerine, Nerine pulchella). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after a botanical illustration by William Herbert from William Curtis Botanical Magazine

Background imageHerbert Collection: Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant

Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant
Major Herbert George Brackley, Superintendant, Imperial Airways, right, receives the Certificate of Airworthiness for Canopus from an Air Ministry Official in October 1936 prior to its leaving for

Background imageHerbert Collection: WAR OF THE WORLDS, 1927. American science fiction magazine cover, 1927

WAR OF THE WORLDS, 1927. American science fiction magazine cover, 1927, illustrating The War of the Worlds by H. G
WAR OF THE WORLDS, 1927. American science fiction magazine cover, 1927, illustrating " The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells

Background imageHerbert Collection: A Humpback Whale Leaps (Breaches) From The Calm Waters Of Lynn Canal In Alaskas Inside Passage

A Humpback Whale Leaps (Breaches) From The Calm Waters Of Lynn Canal In Alaskas Inside Passage, Near Juneau. Herbert Glacier And Snowcapped Mountains Of Coastal Range Beyond, Tongass National Forest

Background imageHerbert Collection: Lord Kitchener making a presentation to an Indian trooper

Lord Kitchener making a presentation to an Indian trooper
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (1850 - 1916), a British Field Marshal, diplomat, and statesman, hands a colonial Indian cavalry soldier a medal

Background imageHerbert Collection: Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp

Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp
Major General HERBERT FRANCIS EATON, 3rd Baron CHEYLESMORE (1848 - 1925) British Army officer and peer

Background imageHerbert Collection: Kitchener / Vanity Fair

Kitchener / Vanity Fair
Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum Soldier

Background imageHerbert Collection: Herbert Spencer / 1888 Pho

Herbert Spencer / 1888 Pho
HERBERT SPENCER sociologist & philosopher

Background imageHerbert Collection: Lord Kitchener in the Great War

Lord Kitchener in the Great War
Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener published shortly after his death

Background imageHerbert Collection: AP HERBERT

AP HERBERT
English journalist and writer SIR ALAN PATRICK HERBERT (1890-1971), alias ALBERT HADDOCK

Background imageHerbert Collection: Hush Hush Railway Engine crossing the Forth Rail Bridge

Hush Hush Railway Engine crossing the Forth Rail Bridge
Hush Hush Railway Engine (designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley CBE) crossing the Forth Rail Bridge. The LNER W1 No. 10000 (known as the Hush-Hush due to its secrecy)

Background imageHerbert Collection: Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Shakespeare's King Richard II

Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Shakespeare's King Richard II at His Majesty's Theatre, London Date: 1903

Background imageHerbert Collection: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, c1600, (1942). Creator: Paulus van Somer

Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, c1600, (1942). Creator: Paulus van Somer
Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke, c1600, (1942). Portrait of author, playwright and poet Mary Sidney Herbert (1561-1621)

Background imageHerbert Collection: British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith visiting Ireland, 1914 (1951)

British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith visiting Ireland, 1914 (1951). Asquith visiting Ireland during the trouble over Irish Home Rule

Background imageHerbert Collection: The Avenger Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, of Gordon

The Avenger Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, of Gordon
THE AVENGER LORD KITCHENER OF KHARTOUM, OF GORDON.Chromolithograph from a photograph by Bassano, 1899.Published by Bassano, London

Background imageHerbert Collection: Suffragette Emily Davison Epsom Derby Jockey

Suffragette Emily Davison Epsom Derby Jockey. The Kings jockey Herbert Jones removed from Epsom Racecourse, following the incident on Derby day, June 4th, 1913

Background imageHerbert Collection: Suffragette Emily Davison Epsom Derby

Suffragette Emily Davison Epsom Derby. Emily Wilding Davison, the jockey, Herbert Jones and the Kings horse Anmer, immediately after Miss

Background imageHerbert Collection: Title Page of the Geneva Bible, 1614, (1943). Creator: Unknown

Title Page of the Geneva Bible, 1614, (1943). Creator: Unknown
Title Page of the Geneva Bible, 1614, (1943). The " Geneva" version of the Bible is significant because it was the first mechanically printed

Background imageHerbert Collection: The Second Western Party The Day They Were Picked Up By The Ship, 1912, (1913)

The Second Western Party The Day They Were Picked Up By The Ship, 1912, (1913)
The Second Western Party The Day They Were Picked Up By The Ship: Taylor, Debenham, Gran and Forde, 1913. The return of the Western Geological Party: geologists Frank Debenham and T.Griffith-Taylor

Background imageHerbert Collection: Captain Scott on Ski, c1910–1913, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting

Captain Scott on Ski, c1910–1913, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting
Captain Scott on Ski, c1910– 1913, (1913). The final expedition of British Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) left London on 1 June 1910 bound for the South Pole

Background imageHerbert Collection: Portraits of Henry VIIIs six wives from 1509, (1932). Artist: Rosalind Thornycroft

Portraits of Henry VIIIs six wives from 1509, (1932). Artist: Rosalind Thornycroft
Portraits of Henry VIIIs six wives; Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr

Background imageHerbert Collection: Advert for Terrys exerciser for men 1939

Advert for Terrys exerciser for men 1939
Christmas gift ideas from Herbert Terry exercisers, including steelstrand expander, golfer pocket wrist exerciser, spring grip dumbbells

Background imageHerbert Collection: General HCC Uniacke, British artillery officer, WW1

General HCC Uniacke, British artillery officer, WW1
Major General Sir Herbert Crofton Campbell Uniacke (1866-1934), British officer with the Royal Artillery during the First World War. Seen here in a head and shoulders studio photo

Background imageHerbert Collection: Lord Kitchener reviewing Indian Troops - WWI

Lord Kitchener reviewing Indian Troops - WWI
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (1850 - 1916), a British Field Marshal, diplomat and statesman, reviewing Indian troops - World War one era

Background imageHerbert Collection: Robert Falcon Scott - at the Antarctic

Robert Falcon Scott - at the Antarctic
Scott of the Antarctic. Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868 - 1912) - who lost his life in an ill-fated race to be the first person to reach the South Pole

Background imageHerbert Collection: Survivors of the Battle of Balaklava, 1875

Survivors of the Battle of Balaklava, 1875
Series of engraved portraits showing the surviving British participants of the Charge of the Light Brigade of the Battle of Balaclave, Crimean War, pictured in 1875



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"Herbert: A Multifaceted Journey Through Time" In the realm of history, Herbert's name echoes through the ages like a sacred chant. Just as Jesus turned to Peter for guidance, so did many seek solace in the wisdom of this enigmatic figure. From the daring heights of the 1922 British Mt Everest Expedition, where Norton and Mallory pushed boundaries with unwavering determination, to his own cricketing record in 1932 that left spectators awestruck - Herbert was a force to be reckoned with. But he wasn't just an adventurer or sportsman; he had a creative soul too. Like Howells composing symphonies that touched hearts and souls alike, Herbert's artistic spirit soared high. He embodied Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, transforming himself into something extraordinary. Yet even amidst fame and success, Herbert remained grounded. The Bohemians of Chelsea found refuge in his humble presence at Tantivy Towers while Stephen Ward immortalized celebrities through sketches in 1960. His essence transcended time itself - from capturing Boadicea's fierce spirit in 1924 to camping alongside the legendary Mount Everest expeditioners in their quest for greatness. Boston Stump stood tall as a testament to his unwavering faith and resilience. Even when Evelyn Waugh tied the knot, it was Herbert who silently celebrated love's triumphs alongside him. And let us not forget his humble beginnings as Herbert Fudge Newsagent back in 1922 – a reminder that greatness can emerge from unexpected places. As we unravel each layer of this captivating persona named Herbert, we realize that he is more than just a name; he is an embodiment of human potential and resilience throughout history.