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Background imageBest of British Collection: Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland, c1588. Artist: George Gower

Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland, c1588. Artist: George Gower
Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland, c1588. Version of the Armada portrait attributed to George Gower. The last Tudor monarch, Elizabeth I (1533-1603) ruled from 1558 until 1603

Background imageBest of British Collection: Winston Churchill making his famous V for Victory sign, 1942

Winston Churchill making his famous V for Victory sign, 1942. A typical gesture of defiance from Britains wartime Prime Minister. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their coronation day, Buckingham Palace, 1953

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their coronation day, Buckingham Palace, 1953
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on the day of their coronation, Buckingham Palace, 1953. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb, 1941. Artist: Chas Brown

Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb, 1941. Artist: Chas Brown
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb, 1941. The iconic British Second World War fighter was designed by Reginald Mitchell. Powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine

Background imageBest of British Collection: Eilean Donan Castle, Highland, Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle, Highland, Scotland. Eilean Donan Castle was built in 1220 by Alexander II of Scotland. A stronghold of the MacKenzie and MacRae clans

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Castle Rock, Edinburgh, c1890. Artist: Charles Wilkinson

The Castle Rock, Edinburgh, c1890. Artist: Charles Wilkinson
The Castle Rock, Edinburgh, c1890. After a photograph by Poulton & Son. From Cassells History of England, by John Cassell. [A. W. Cowan, Cassell & Company Limited, London, Paris, Melbourne, c1890]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Scotland, c1930s. Artist: C Reid

Scotland, c1930s. Artist: C Reid
Scotland. Highland cattle, descendants of the old Scottish wild oxen to the reed-girt lochs to drink in the still evening, c1930s. From Geographical Magazine, Volume 5

Background imageBest of British Collection: James I, 1856. Artist: Alfred Crowquill

James I, 1856. Artist: Alfred Crowquill
James I, 1856. From Alfred Crowquills Comic History of the Kings and Queens of England - From William the Conqueror to the Present Time. [Read & Co. London, 1856]

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Queen Presents The Cup, 1937

The Queen Presents The Cup, 1937. From The Sphere - Coronation Record Number. [The Sphere, London, 1937]. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Fares please, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton

Fares please, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton
Fares please, 1941. A bus conductress on the London buses makes her way to the upper deck. From Air of Glory, by Cecil Beaton. [His Majestys Stationery Office, London, 1941]

Background imageBest of British Collection: A section of Seaforth Highlanders snatching a moments respite, World War I, c1914-c1918

A section of Seaforth Highlanders snatching a moments respite, World War I, c1914-c1918. Stereoscopic card. Detail. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Canteen piece, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton

Canteen piece, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton
Canteen piece, 1941. A soldier orders a cup of tea in the forces canteen at Victoria Station. The soldier pictured was the butler of a close friend of the photographer Cecil Beaton

Background imageBest of British Collection: Cyclist in busy London traffic riding a machine of the Rover safety type, 1895

Cyclist in busy London traffic riding a machine of the Rover safety type, 1895. Artist: Stephen T Dadd
Cyclist in busy London traffic riding a machine of the Rover safety type, 1895. A police constable looks on as the cyclist rides alongside a horse bus (omnibus)

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Imperial State Crown, 1953. Artist: Rundell, Bridge and Rundell

The Imperial State Crown, 1953. Artist: Rundell, Bridge and Rundell
The Imperial State Crown, worn on State occasions. In front is the balas ruby given to the Black Prince in the fourteenth century, 1953

Background imageBest of British Collection: Carry On, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton

Carry On, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton
Carry On, 1941. Men sit in a local pub and follow the governments advice to Keep Calm and Carry On. From Air of Glory, by Cecil Beaton. [His Majestys Stationery Office, London, 1941]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Blackpool - View of the Front, Showing the Tower, 1895

Blackpool - View of the Front, Showing the Tower, 1895. From Round the Coast. [George Newnes Limited, London, 1895]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Outside a public house, London, c1903 (1903)

Outside a public house, London, c1903 (1903). From Living London, Vol. II, by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1903]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Mr. Churchill Spies the Enemy, 1943

Mr. Churchill Spies the Enemy, 1943
Mr. Churchill Spies the Enemy, 1942. Winston Churchill pays a visit to the El-Alamein area, August 19th, 1942. From The War Illustrated Volume 6 edited by Sir John Hammerton

Background imageBest of British Collection: Welsh women with a spinning wheel, 1912

Welsh women with a spinning wheel, 1912. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. II. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1912]

Background imageBest of British Collection: A childrens tea party in an East End Street in London, to celebrate the Treaty of Versailles at t

A childrens tea party in an East End Street in London, to celebrate the Treaty of Versailles at the end of the First World War, 1919, (1938). From These Tremendous Years 1919-1938

Background imageBest of British Collection: Elizabeth, 1950. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron

Elizabeth, 1950. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron
Elizabeth, 1950. Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh (later HM Queen Elizabeth II), wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, 1950

Background imageBest of British Collection: Rugby Football, 1937

Rugby Football, 1937. From The Childrens Golden Treasure Book for 1937, edited by John R. Crossland and J. M. Parrish. [Odhams Press Ltd. London, 1937]. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Fred Perry, 1934. Artist: London News Agency

Fred Perry, 1934. Artist: London News Agency
Fred Perry, 1934. A print from Wimbledon Story, by Norah Gordon Cleather, Sporting Handbooks Ltd, London, 1947. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Dr WG Grace, English cricketer, playing for London County Cricket Club, c1899. Artist: WA Rouch

Dr WG Grace, English cricketer, playing for London County Cricket Club, c1899. Artist: WA Rouch
Dr WG Grace, English cricketer, playing for London County Cricket Club, c1899. Regarded as possibly the greatest cricketer of all time

Background imageBest of British Collection: Football in the East End, London, 1926-1927

Football in the East End, London, 1926-1927. Illustration from Wonderful London, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, Volume I, published by Amalgamated Press, (London, 1926-1927)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Robin Hood, legendary English folk hero and outlaw and champion of the poor, early 19th century

Robin Hood, legendary English folk hero and outlaw and champion of the poor, early 19th century. Robin (c1250-c1350)), an expert with the longbow and the quarter-staff, drawing his bow

Background imageBest of British Collection: King George V and Queen Mary visiting Henly Regatta on the state barge, 1912

King George V and Queen Mary visiting Henly Regatta on the state barge, 1912. From The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Record Number 1910-1935. [The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd

Background imageBest of British Collection: Paper seller down in the underground, London, c. 1940

Paper seller down in the underground, London, c. 1940
Paper seller down in the underground, London. c.1940. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Robert Burns, Scottish poet, 1877

Robert Burns, Scottish poet, 1877. Burns (1759-1796) was a pioneer of the Romantic movement. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Isaac Newton, English mathematician, astronomer and physicist, (1818). Artist: R Page

Isaac Newton, English mathematician, astronomer and physicist, (1818). Artist: R Page
Isaac Newton, English mathematician, astronomer and physicist, (1818). Newtons (1643-1727) discoveries were prolific and exerted a huge influence on science and thought

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Union: Thistle, Rose, Shamrock, c1850. Artist: William Charles Ross

The Union: Thistle, Rose, Shamrock, c1850. Artist: William Charles Ross
The Union: Thistle, Rose, Shamrock, c1850. From International Art: Past and Present by Alfred Yockney. [Virtue & Company, London, c1915]

Background imageBest of British Collection: A policeman, London, 1926-1927

A policeman, London, 1926-1927. From Wonderful London, volume II, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927). (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageBest of British Collection: Dewars Whisky, 1912

Dewars Whisky, 1912. Dewars is worlds most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions. From The Connoisseur Vol XXXIV. [ Otto Limited, London, 1912]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Houses of Parliament, 1906, (c1900-1930)

Houses of Parliament, 1906, (c1900-1930).From London Post Card Album Collection [London, c1900-1920]

Background imageBest of British Collection: Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (1), c1916

Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (1), c1916. Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty is a music hall song written by Arthur J. Mills, Fred Godfrey (1880-1953) and Bennett Scott (1875-1930) in 1916

Background imageBest of British Collection: Trafalgar Square, London, c1900

Trafalgar Square, London, c1900. [Valentine & Sons Ltd, Dundee And London, c1910]

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Tower Bridge, London, c1910

The Tower Bridge, London, c1910. [Hartmann, London, c1910]

Background imageBest of British Collection: St. Pauls Cathedral, c1910

St. Pauls Cathedral, c1910. [J. Salmon, Sevenoaks, England, c1910]

Background imageBest of British Collection: The raid is over, but the crews task is not yet finished, 1941

The raid is over, but the crews task is not yet finished, 1941. RAF bomber crew being debriefed after a raid. From Bomber Command. [His Majestys Stationery Office, London, 1941]

Background imageBest of British Collection: C. U. B. C, 1900. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

C. U. B. C, 1900. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
C.U.B.C, 1900. Published 29th March 1900. William Dudley Ward (1877-1946), The President Of The Cambridge University Boat Club

Background imageBest of British Collection: Sir Edward Elgar, (1857-1934), English composer, early 20th century

Sir Edward Elgar, (1857-1934), English composer, early 20th century
Sir Edward Elgar, English composer, early 20th century. Photographic portrait of Elgar (1857-1934), composer of the Enigma Variations and Pomp and Circumstance marches

Background imageBest of British Collection: In Balk, 1890. Artist:s Rejchan

In Balk, 1890. Artist:s Rejchan
In Balk, 1890. A print from The Graphic, Christmas number, December 1890

Background imageBest of British Collection: The Old Kitchen at Miss Cranstons Tea House, Argyle Street, Glasgow, c1906

The Old Kitchen at Miss Cranstons Tea House, Argyle Street, Glasgow, c1906. Catherine Cranston (1849-1934) employed Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) to design the interior of her Tea House

Background imageBest of British Collection: Mr P Perrin, Essex cricketer, c1899. Artist: WA Rouch

Mr P Perrin, Essex cricketer, c1899. Artist: WA Rouch
Mr P Perrin, Essex cricketer, c1899. Percy Perrin (1876-1945) played for Essex from 1896 until 1928. He scored 66 centuries, the third highest total amongst players who never played Test cricket

Background imageBest of British Collection: A Speciality, 1882 (1891). Artist: George du Maurier

A Speciality, 1882 (1891). Artist: George du Maurier
A Speciality, 1882. A print from Society Pictures, drawn by George du Maurier, selected from Punch, Volume I, London, 1891

Background imageBest of British Collection: Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co

Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co
Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Pipe-Major Fraser flanked by Piper James Pourie (right) and Piper John Gordon (left). A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 3rd January 1896

Background imageBest of British Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer, 1857 (1956)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer, 1857 (1956)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer, 1857, (1956). Brunel (1806-1859) standing in front of the launching chains of his steamship the Great Eastern

Background imageBest of British Collection: Florence Nightingale, English nurse and hospital reformer, 1854

Florence Nightingale, English nurse and hospital reformer, 1854. Florence Nightingale made her reputation by her organisation of nursing service during the Crimean War



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