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Katharine Collection

"Katharine: A Name Steeped in History and Inspiration" From the fiery docks of St. Katherines to the serene halls of St

Background imageKatharine Collection: Firefighters on a tea break after fire St Katherines Dock

Firefighters on a tea break after fire St Katherines Dock
London firefighters (with cork helmets) and Auxiliary Fire Service firefighters (with tin hats and AFS badges on their tunics)

Background imageKatharine 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 imageKatharine Collection: Katherine of Aragon, first queen of Henry VIII

Katherine of Aragon, first queen of Henry VIII

Background imageKatharine Collection: KATHARINE HEPBURN (1907-2003). American actress. As Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter, 1968

KATHARINE HEPBURN (1907-2003). American actress. As Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter, 1968

Background imageKatharine Collection: The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband

The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband, the writer and barrister, Henry Hinkson, her three children and dog

Background imageKatharine Collection: MOSES BEFORE BURNING BUSH. 12th century icon in St. Catherines Monastery, Sinai

MOSES BEFORE BURNING BUSH. 12th century icon in St. Catherines Monastery, Sinai

Background imageKatharine Collection: Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Creator: Charles Wellington Furse

Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Creator: Charles Wellington Furse
Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Portrait of Dame Katharine Furse (nee Symonds, 1875-1952), wife of the painter, as Diana, goddess of the hunt

Background imageKatharine Collection: St Katharines Home for Girls, Southbourne

St Katharines Home for Girls, Southbourne
The St Katharines Home for Girls, Southbourne. The building shown here, in Church Road, was purpose built for the Home and completed in 1920

Background imageKatharine Collection: MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546) with his wife, Katharina von Bora

MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546) with his wife, Katharina von Bora, and children in Wittenberg on Christmas Eve, 1536: German engraving, 19th century

Background imageKatharine Collection: Duke and Duchess of Kent - Sphere front cover

Duke and Duchess of Kent - Sphere front cover
Front cover of The Sphere celebrating the marriage of Edward, Duke of Kent (born 1935) and Miss Katharine Worsley on 8 June 1961 at York Minster. Date: 1961

Background imageKatharine Collection: ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA Dictating Her Dialogues to Raymond of Capua

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA Dictating Her Dialogues to Raymond of Capua. Painting by Giovanni di Paolo, 15th century

Background imageKatharine Collection: SHAKESPEARE: KING HENRY V. King Henry wooing Princess Katharine of France (Catherine de Valois)

SHAKESPEARE: KING HENRY V. King Henry wooing Princess Katharine of France (Catherine de Valois): steel engraving by W. Greatbach after W.F. Yeames, A.R.A. late 19th century

Background imageKatharine Collection: Luthers Wedding

Luthers Wedding
MARTIN LUTHER Rejecting the celibacy imposed by Catholic teaching, he marries Katharina von Bora in Amsdoffs House at Wittenberg

Background imageKatharine Collection: Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine

Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine
3083189 Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine.; Private Collection; (add.info.: Queen of England. Hand writing sample.)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Ancient monument of a bishop in Temple Church, London

Ancient monument of a bishop in Temple Church, London
Ancient monument of a bishop under the southeast window of the 12th century Temple Church, London. Copperplate engraving by John Thomas Smith after original drawings by members of the Society of

Background imageKatharine Collection: 1931 British General Election, women MPs

1931 British General Election, women MPs
1931 British General Election, twelve women MPs elected. From left to right: Mrs Helen Shaw, Lady Gwendolen Iveagh, Miss Irene Ward, Miss Thelma Cazalet, Mrs Mavis Tate, Mrs Ida Copeland

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine, Duchess of Kent leaving Kings College Hospital n Denmark Hill, London

Katharine, Duchess of Kent leaving Kings College Hospital n Denmark Hill, London, with her six day old son Lord Nicholas Windsor

Background imageKatharine Collection: Didn t I do well! could be what Katharine, Duchess of Kent

Didn t I do well! could be what Katharine, Duchess of Kent, is saying as the camera captures what seems to be the thumbs up sign after she unveiled a plaque at Grosmont Station to re-open

Background imageKatharine Collection: The Marquess of Normanby escorts Katharine, Duchess of Kent into Middlesbrough Town Hall

The Marquess of Normanby escorts Katharine, Duchess of Kent into Middlesbrough Town Hall. 25th September 1968

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine, Duchess of Kent cuts the tape to open officially Teesside Park Racecourse

Katharine, Duchess of Kent cuts the tape to open officially Teesside Park Racecourse. On right is Mr Eric Wilson, Chairman of race company. 14th October 1967

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine, Duchess of Kent arrives at the Teesside Spastics Centre in Middlesbrough to

Katharine, Duchess of Kent arrives at the Teesside Spastics Centre in Middlesbrough to perform the opening ceremony. With her is Chairman of the Executive committee Mr A

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine, Duchess of Kent at launching of Furness Bridge at Swan Hunter, Haverton Hill

Katharine, Duchess of Kent at launching of Furness Bridge at Swan Hunter, Haverton Hill. 16th October 1970

Background imageKatharine Collection: WW2 - Mumfie Marches On, The Windmill

WW2 - Mumfie Marches On, The Windmill
An illustration for a WW2 children's story book, Mumfie Marches On, written and illustrated by Katharine Tozer. The image shows a military man with his naval toy friend climbing towards a

Background imageKatharine Collection: WW2 - Mumfie Marches On

WW2 - Mumfie Marches On
An illustration for a WW2 children's story book, Mumfie Marches On, written and illustrated by Katharine Tozer. The image portrays the title character, Mumfie the elephant, walking beside a man

Background imageKatharine Collection: Llyn Llydaw And Moel Siabod

Llyn Llydaw And Moel Siabod
A watercolour landscape painting which provides an aerial view of Llyn Llydaw, a lake located in Snowdonia National Park, Wales, the mountain named Moel Siabod is also visible

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) the American actress, wearing what was viewed at the time as relatively masculine clothing. Date: 1939

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine (Kate) Louisa Russell, Viscountess Amberley (nee Stanley, 1844-1874)

Katharine (Kate) Louisa Russell, Viscountess Amberley (nee Stanley, 1844-1874), British suffragist and early advocate of birth control

Background imageKatharine Collection: Interior of St Katharine Cree Church, Leadenhall Street, Aldgate, London

Interior of St Katharine Cree Church, Leadenhall Street, Aldgate, London

Background imageKatharine Collection: Hand writing sample of Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine

Hand writing sample of Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine, Queen of England
5916637 Hand writing sample of Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536, also known as Katherine or Katharine, Queen of England; Private Collection; (add.info.: Catherine of Aragon, 1485 - 1536)

Background imageKatharine Collection: The Court for the Trial of Queen Katharine by George Henry Harlow, depicting Mrs

The Court for the Trial of Queen Katharine by George Henry Harlow, depicting Mrs
709468 The Court for the Trial of Queen Katharine by George Henry Harlow, depicting Mrs. Siddons as Queen Katharine in Shakespeare's Henry VIII

Background imageKatharine Collection: Queen Katharine (litho)

Queen Katharine (litho)
1074488 Queen Katharine (litho) by Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Golden Book of Famous Women published by Hodder & Stoughton circa 1920)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine Merry & Donna Fraser

Katharine Merry & Donna Fraser 400 Metres, Sydney Olympics Sydney Olympic Games Olympic Stadium, Sydney, Sydney, Australia 22 September 2000 Date: 22 September 2000

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine Merry

Katharine Merry 100 Metres 26 August 1993 Date: 26 August 1993

Background imageKatharine Collection: Miss Fitzpatrick as Katharina (Taming of the Shrew), 1851. 1851

Miss Fitzpatrick as Katharina (Taming of the Shrew), 1851. 1851
Miss Fitzpatrick as Katharina (Taming of the Shrew), 1851

Background imageKatharine Collection: The Stratford-on-Avon Shakspere Festival, Scenes and Players (b / w photo)

The Stratford-on-Avon Shakspere Festival, Scenes and Players (b / w photo)
1629624 The Stratford-on-Avon Shakspere Festival, Scenes and Players (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Stratford-on-Avon Shakspere Festival)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Madame Celeste as the Princess Katherine in Henry V, Act V, Scene II (engraving)

Madame Celeste as the Princess Katherine in Henry V, Act V, Scene II (engraving)
971694 Madame Celeste as the Princess Katherine in Henry V, Act V, Scene II (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Page from Britannia & Eve by Katharine Woolley reporting on the great excavations carried

Page from Britannia & Eve by Katharine Woolley reporting on the great excavations carried by her and her husband Leonard at Ur in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). Date: 1929

Background imageKatharine Collection: Hintersteinebach

Hintersteinebach, Switzerland by Katharine L Kimball

Background imageKatharine Collection: Butterflies and Apple Blossom

Butterflies and Apple Blossom
Watercolour painting of butterflies amongst red escallonia apple blossom. Artist: Katharine Cameron Date: circa 1938

Background imageKatharine Collection: St Katharines Hospital

St Katharines Hospital
St Katharines by the Tower (full name Royal Hospital and Collegiate Church of St. Katharine by the Tower) was a medieval church and hospital next to the Tower of London

Background imageKatharine Collection: Memorial to Queen Catherine Parr, Sudeley Castle (engraving)

Memorial to Queen Catherine Parr, Sudeley Castle (engraving)
5224449 Memorial to Queen Catherine Parr, Sudeley Castle (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Memorial to Queen Catherine Parr, Sudeley Castle)

Background imageKatharine Collection: The Trial of Queen Katherine, c. 1880 (oil on board)

The Trial of Queen Katherine, c. 1880 (oil on board)
PNH367496 The Trial of Queen Katherine, c.1880 (oil on board) by Pott, Laslett John (1837-98); 31x45 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Study for a larger picture of the same title)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Taming of the shrew: Katharine and Petruchio; The modern Quixotte, or, what you will

Taming of the shrew: Katharine and Petruchio; The modern Quixotte, or, what you will
698018 Taming of the shrew: Katharine and Petruchio; The modern Quixotte, or, what you will, 1791 (hand-coloured etching) by English School

Background imageKatharine Collection: View of St Katharines Hospital, Regents Park, London

View of St Katharines Hospital, Regents Park, London
View of the Royal Hospital of St Katharine, Regents Park, London. It was founded in the 12th century by Queen Matilda, wife of King Stephen

Background imageKatharine Collection: Queen Catharine Parr (engraving)

Queen Catharine Parr (engraving)
2790542 Queen Catharine Parr (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Queen Catharine Parr)

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine Hepburn, American actress

Katharine Hepburn, American actress. Date: 1934

Background imageKatharine Collection: Lady Mary Katharine Coke

Lady Mary Katharine Coke
Lady Katharine Mary Coke (7 March 1920 6 October 1993) was the youngest daughter of Thomas Coke, 4th Earl of Leicester. 1939

Background imageKatharine Collection: Katharine Hepburn - American film actress

Katharine Hepburn - American film actress
Katharine Hepburn (19072003) - American film actress with head in hands. Date: circa 1936



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"Katharine: A Name Steeped in History and Inspiration" From the fiery docks of St. Katherines to the serene halls of St. Catherines Monastery, the name Katharine has left its mark throughout time. In 1656, a Native American Catholic saint named Kateri Tekakwitha emerged as a symbol of faith and resilience after facing immense hardships. Her story was immortalized in a painting by Father Claude Chauchetiere, capturing her unwavering devotion. Another formidable figure bearing the name Katharine was none other than Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of Henry VIII. Despite their tumultuous relationship, she displayed strength and dignity during her reign. The world of entertainment also witnessed the brilliance Hepburn, an iconic American actress who brought Eleanor of Aquitaine to life in "The Lion in Winter. " Her portrayal showcased intelligence and power that captivated audiences. Even royalty embraced this timeless name - The Duke and Duchess of Kent graced Sphere magazine's front cover with elegance and poise. Religious history intertwines with Katharines once again through an ancient icon depicting Moses before the burning bush at St. Catherines Monastery in Sinai. This sacred image serves as a reminder of divine encounters throughout time. Not limited to saints or monarchs alone, Katharines have made significant contributions elsewhere too - such as establishing institutions like St. Katharines Home for Girls in Southbourne, providing shelter and support for young women. Martin Luther found love with his wife, Katharina von Bora; their union depicted joyfully alongside their children on Christmas Eve in Wittenberg - captured beautifully by a German engraving from the 19th century. St Catherine of Siena dictated her profound dialogues to Raymond Capua while Giovanni di Paolo immortalized this momentous collaboration through his exquisite painting from the 15th century.