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Tail Collection

Background imageTail Collection: Balloon descent at Gonesse, France

Balloon descent at Gonesse, France
The first trial hydrogen balloon which ascended from the Champ de Mars, and descended in the village of Gonesse, north east of Paris

Background imageTail Collection: Design for ephemera with mermaid

Design for ephemera with mermaid
Design for ephemera, Rottmans Silver Stencil Series, with a mermaid. Silver Studio. 1895

Background imageTail Collection: Imperial Airways Poster, Switzerland

Imperial Airways Poster, Switzerland
Imperial Airways Poster, showing a Scylla passenger plane flying to Switzerland, with a mermaid and merman looking up in wonder. 1935

Background imageTail Collection: Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure

Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure
Cover design, Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei (German Zeppelin Airline) brochure. Showing an artists impression of the Graf Zeppelin II airship flying over the Empire State Building in New York

Background imageTail Collection: Teddy Bear with Monkey

Teddy Bear with Monkey

Background imageTail Collection: Competitors at the Windsor Horse Show

Competitors at the Windsor Horse Show
Competitors on horseback at the Windsor Horse Show. Date: 1957

Background imageTail Collection: Poster advertising Willss Gold Flake

Poster advertising Willss Gold Flake, showing a lovable basset hound bringing its master a slipper with an open box of cigarettes inside it. 20th century

Background imageTail Collection: Out of Doors -- mother, children and peacock

Out of Doors -- mother, children and peacock
Out of Doors -- a mother and her two children watch a peacock on the lawn. 19th century

Background imageTail Collection: Art deco chocolate box design

Art deco chocolate box design
Stunning illustration featuring a stylised peacock with a magnificent tail of pink and blue. The bird sits in a circular frame beyond which we see the profile of woman looking up at a star studded

Background imageTail Collection: Sketch of a leopard

Sketch of a leopard walking away

Background imageTail Collection: Abstract design with various shapes

Abstract design with various shapes
An abstract design with various shapes, including an empty set of shelves and a red brick wall floating in the air

Background imageTail Collection: A colourful parrot

A colourful parrot perched on a branch

Background imageTail Collection: Graf Zeppelin airship hovering above the ground

Graf Zeppelin airship hovering above the ground
The German Graf Zeppelin airship hovering above the ground, with a crowd of people below it

Background imageTail Collection: Studies of a hare

Studies of a hare
Pencil studies of a hare by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageTail Collection: A Tiger rolls on its back

A Tiger rolls on its back
Tiger rolling onto its back on a dusty riverbank. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageTail Collection: Studies of mice

Studies of mice
Studies of Mice by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageTail Collection: A Cheetah in full flight

A Cheetah in full flight
A Cheetah running at full speed. Pen, ink and wash drawing by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageTail Collection: Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme

Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme

Background imageTail Collection: A fairy went a-marketing

A fairy went a-marketing -- a fairy and a peacock, flying side by side. 1922

Background imageTail Collection: Hush-A-Bye, Baby by Lawson Wood

Hush-A-Bye, Baby by Lawson Wood
Monkey using her tail to rock her baby to sleep. Date: 1930

Background imageTail Collection: Corsham Art School open day for schools

Corsham Art School open day for schools
Corsham Art School in Wiltshire hosts an open day for local primary and junior school children to learn about biology and art. Date: 1963

Background imageTail Collection: Weasel in a fir tree

Weasel in a fir tree
A weasel on the branch of fir tree Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: A Sea Bass catching whitebait

A Sea Bass catching whitebait
A superb painting by Malcolm Greensmith of a Sea Bass, wheeling to catch a whitebait, its spiney dorsal fin raised in agressive pose. Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise
A Bird of Paradise, perched in the branches of a rainforest tree. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: A Swallow in flight

A Swallow in flight
A swallow (Hirundo rustica) in flight. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: A tabby cat stalking a mouse

A tabby cat stalking a mouse

Background imageTail Collection: Bird of Paradise among exotic blooms

Bird of Paradise among exotic blooms
A Bird of Paradise (with an impressive pale blue tailfeather) perched amongst exotic blooms. Watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: A Common Pheasant alarmed

A Common Pheasant alarmed
A Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) flies up in alarm. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: An Osprey launches of a perch

An Osprey launches of a perch
An Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) launching into flight with a caught fish secured in its talons. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageTail Collection: FALL / MANX CAT / 1936

FALL / MANX CAT / 1936
A manx cat sitting down, so you cannot really see that it does not have a tail. Date: 1936

Background imageTail Collection: Fall / Abyssinian / 1936

Fall / Abyssinian / 1936
A cat looking alert with its tail curled up in anticipation. Date: 1936

Background imageTail Collection: Fall / Water Dog / 1956

Fall / Water Dog / 1956
Unidenfied dog. Probably OF TALLWOOD. Classic clip from last rib to pom pom in tip of tail. Owner: Wood. Date: 1956



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