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Sitting Collection

Background imageSitting Collection: Ten Little Fairies

Ten Little Fairies. Illustration originally published in black & white in Treasure no.25

Background imageSitting Collection: Technical diagram of a flying machine, with pilot

Technical diagram of a flying machine, with pilot
Technical diagram of a flying machine, with measurements and annotations, and a pilot seated at the controls. circa late 18th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Poster advertising British military uniform, WW1

Poster advertising British military uniform, WW1
Poster advertising British military uniform, The Studington Military Kit... obtainable only from Studd & Millington Ltd, Military Tailors. Chromolithograph poster, 1914 (c)

Background imageSitting Collection: Design for Christmas card

Design for Christmas card
Design for a Christmas Card, showing frogs having a feast on a lily pond. Pen and wash with gouache border on heavy paper. Silver Studio. 1890-1891

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, young woman with textiles

Business card design, young woman with textiles
Business card design, depicting a young woman in a red dress, sitting on rolls of textiles. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Cartoon, tickling an elephant

Cartoon, tickling an elephant
Cartoon by John Hassall: Tickle! Tickle! Tommy holds up a peacock feather and says: See me make im jump and throw Billy orf. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, man with gramophone

Business card design, man with gramophone
Business card design, depicting a man sitting in a green armchair with a gramophone with an enormous horn at his side. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Jack and Jill, Polly Flinders

Nursery Rhymes -- Jack and Jill, Polly Flinders
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- Jack and Jill falling down the hill. Below -- Little Polly Flinders sitting among the cinders. early 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman at dressing table

Business card design, woman at dressing table
Business card design, depicting a woman squirting perfume at a dressing table mirror. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Jolly Miller, Tom Thumb

Nursery Rhymes -- Jolly Miller, Tom Thumb

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- boy in bed, beggars on road

Nursery Rhymes -- boy in bed, beggars on road
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- a little boy sits up in bed and looks out of the window. Below -- a group of beggars approach a town, to be met by hostile dogs (Hark, Hark)

Background imageSitting Collection: Columbine and Lelio

Columbine and Lelio
Harlequin illustration, showing Columbine standing, with Lelio seated on a chaise longue. 1923

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- F, I, Z

Nursery Rhymes -- F, I, Z
Nursery Rhymes -- three illustrations for three letters of the alphabet. Showing a man ploughing a field, a white mouse sitting on someones hand with a head of wheat

Background imageSitting Collection: Charles Green, aeronaut and balloonist

Charles Green, aeronaut and balloonist
Portrait of Charles Green (1785-1870), the aeronaut and balloonist, from an original painting in the possession of Robert Holland Esq MP

Background imageSitting Collection: Silhouette Calendar -- January

Silhouette Calendar -- January, New Year Resolutions. Showing a little girl sewing at a table. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Silhouette Calendar -- September

Silhouette Calendar -- September, Farewell to the swallows. Showing a girl and a boy watching the swallows fly away to warmer climes. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Young couple in love

Young couple in love - " Seems to me I ve always loved you!" Date: 1918

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Ding Dong Bell, Old King Cole

Nursery Rhymes -- Ding Dong Bell, Old King Cole
Nursery Rhymes. Above is Ding Dong Bell, with an unfortunate (or by this time fortunate) cat being pulled out of a well. Below is Old King Cole

Background imageSitting Collection: Haubourdin shock absorber poster

Haubourdin shock absorber poster
Poster promoting the French automobile shock absorber brand, Haubourdin. A harlequin admiries the shock absorber on the front end of an automobile

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman taking tea

Business card design, woman taking tea
Business card design, depicting a woman in a green dress and large fur stole sitting at a tea table. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman on a bar stool

Business card design, woman on a bar stool
Business card design, depicting a woman in a red dress sitting on a bar stool. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Male model in shiny grey suit

Male model in shiny grey suit
male model in a shiny grey suit, posing on a stool. 1970s

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman in corset on sofa

Business card design, woman in corset on sofa

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- boy with slate, mice with cheese

Nursery Rhymes -- boy with slate, mice with cheese
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- a boy sits doing sums on a slate while other boys play football. Below -- mice eating bread, cheese and an apple. early 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Scaramouche playing his lute

Scaramouche playing his lute
Harlequin illustration, showing Scaramouche sitting under a tree, playing his lute. 1923

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman reading

Business card design, woman reading
Business card design, made in France, depicting a woman sitting comfortably in an armchair under a standard lamp, reading a book. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Cover design, Silhouette Calendar

Cover design, Silhouette Calendar -- Many Happy Returns. Showing a little girl sitting at a table sewing. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Business card design, woman smoking

Business card design, woman smoking
Business card design, depicting a seductive woman in a pink underskirt and stockings, sitting on a chair, smoking. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Imperial Airways Poster, by air in comfort

Imperial Airways Poster, by air in comfort
Imperial Airways Poster, By Air in Comfort, to Europe, Africa, Asia. 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Three models in autumnal outfits

Three models in autumnal outfits, posing with a large packing case. 1970s

Background imageSitting Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Jack Sprat, man in forest

Nursery Rhymes -- Jack Sprat, man in forest
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean. Below -- a man in a forest in a green costume. early 20th century

Background imageSitting Collection: Lady Arabellas Birthday Party

Lady Arabellas Birthday Party -- the Duchess agrees to look after Arabella for a while. 1940

Background imageSitting Collection: Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent

Mr Greens 100th balloon ascent from the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney, London. 14 May 1832

Background imageSitting Collection: Lord Lansdowne, Viceroy of India

Lord Lansdowne, Viceroy of India
Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, (1845-1927), British politician and Irish peer. Probably at the time he served as Viceroy and Governor-General of India (1888-1894)

Background imageSitting Collection: Fakir on bed of nails, India

Fakir on bed of nails, India
Fakir (a religious ascetic) sitting on a bed of nails, India. circa 1890s

Background imageSitting Collection: Tea house, Japan

Tea house, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageSitting Collection: Boy in a tree with cat and owl, by Muriel Dawson

Boy in a tree with cat and owl, by Muriel Dawson
A little boy sitting in a tree with a black cat and an owl, by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Little boy sitting under tree, by Muriel Dawson

Little boy sitting under tree, by Muriel Dawson
A little boy in a sailor suit sitting under a tree, by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Basket maker in Goa, India

Basket maker in Goa, India
A man making baskets in Goa, India. Date: 1992

Background imageSitting Collection: Little girl sitting up in bed, by Muriel Dawson

Little girl sitting up in bed, by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Pencil sketch of seated child

Pencil sketch of seated child
Pencil sketch of a seated child. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Cat falling through glass window

Cat falling through glass window

Background imageSitting Collection: Toddler in a chair by Muriel Dawson

Toddler in a chair by Muriel Dawson
Toddler sitting in a chair by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Pencil sketch of young woman

Pencil sketch of young woman
Pencil sketch of a young woman. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Scots terrier and rabbit by Muriel Dawson

Scots terrier and rabbit by Muriel Dawson
A Scots terrier watching a rabbit running away, by Muriel Dawson. 1920s

Background imageSitting Collection: Cottage at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Cottage at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
A cottage on the island of Barra, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, with two men sitting outside. Date: 1930s

Background imageSitting Collection: People going for a stroll in Malaga, Spain

People going for a stroll in Malaga, Spain
People going for a stroll in an avenue of palm trees, or just sitting on benches relaxing, in Malaga, Spain. Date: 1962

Background imageSitting Collection: Child sitting by the fire by Muriel Dawson

Child sitting by the fire by Muriel Dawson
A child sitting by the fire by Muriel Dawson. 1920s




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