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Background imageWood Collection: Timber merchant

Timber merchant
People You See. Timber merchant. From Teddy Bear (11 March 1967)

Background imageWood Collection: Nursery scenes

Nursery scenes

Background imageWood Collection: Nursery animals playing in wood

Nursery animals playing in wood

Background imageWood Collection: Babes in the Wood

Babes in the Wood. From Playhour (1957)

Background imageWood Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Golden Egg

Nursery Rhymes -- Golden Egg
Nursery Rhymes -- two scenes from the Goose that laid the Golden Egg, showing Mother Goose and her owl outside her cottage (above), and two men on a country road with the golden egg (below)

Background imageWood Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon first ascent

Vauxhall Royal Balloon first ascent with 9 people, from Vauxhall, London. The maximum possible number of passengers was 28. 9 September 1836

Background imageWood 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 imageWood Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- Babes in the Wood

Nursery Rhymes -- Babes in the Wood

Background imageWood Collection: Poster, Jersey Airways

Poster, Jersey Airways
Poster, I m going by Jersey Airways, showing monkeys, a pig and a puppy rejecting alternative means of transport. Lawson Wood produced an number of posters for Jersey Airways which from its formation

Background imageWood Collection: Kintai Bashi Bridge, Iwakuni, Japan

Kintai Bashi Bridge, Iwakuni, Japan
Kintai Bashi (Kintaibashi) Bridge, Iwakuni, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Teddy bears with young girl

Teddy bears with young girl

Background imageWood Collection: Fliptail the otter

Fliptail the otter

Background imageWood Collection: Couple camping at Beaulieu Jazz Festival

Couple camping at Beaulieu Jazz Festival
A couple camping at the Beaulieu Jazz Festival, Hampshire. Date: 1961

Background imageWood Collection: Granpop decorates his tree house by Lawson Wood

Granpop decorates his tree house by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration depicting Gran pop, the orang-utan character created by Lawson Wood, happily painting patterns on his new roof tree

Background imageWood Collection: Photo of Stalin and Roosevelt, Livadia Palace, Yalta, Ukraine

Photo of Stalin and Roosevelt, Livadia Palace, Yalta, Ukraine
A photo of Stalin and Roosevelt in the museum section of the Livadia (Livadija) Palace, Yalta, Ukraine, where the historic February 1945 meeting took place between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill

Background imageWood Collection: Forest near Lake Kochel, Bavaria, Germany

Forest near Lake Kochel, Bavaria, Germany
Scene in a forest near Lake Kochel (Kochelsee) in Bavaria, Germany, on a sunny autumn day. Date: early 21st century

Background imageWood Collection: My Wonderful One by Lawson Wood

My Wonderful One by Lawson Wood
My Wonderful One - humourous postcard illustration by Lawson Wood Date: 1924

Background imageWood Collection: Girl and boy in a play area, Holland Park

Girl and boy in a play area, Holland Park
A girl and a boy in a play area in Holland Park, West London. They have been using long sticks as swords -- the girl has got the better of the boy

Background imageWood Collection: Commandeered - postcard by Lawson Wood

Commandeered - postcard by Lawson Wood
Commandeered - A postcard by Lawson Wood showing two solid-looking British soldiers commandeering a (now very upset) young lads toy horse. 1914

Background imageWood Collection: Hansel and Gretel - Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Hansel and Gretel - Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - illustrations by Malcolm Greensmith to these two classic Fairy Tales

Background imageWood Collection: Lawson Wood - Pre-War Gran pop?

Lawson Wood - Pre-War Gran pop?
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood showing a small monkey and the famous orang utan character called Granpop eating boiled eggs

Background imageWood Collection: Scene in a wood

Scene in a wood with autumnal colours

Background imageWood Collection: Granpop Gets Down to Brass Tacks by Lawson Wood

Granpop Gets Down to Brass Tacks by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood featuring his orang utan character, Granpop, descending a ladder only to stand painfully on some brass tacks. His porcine companion seems to find this hilarious

Background imageWood Collection: Scene in a misty wood

Scene in a misty wood with autumnal colours

Background imageWood Collection: Granpop Tests the Swimming Pool Water by Lawson Wood

Granpop Tests the Swimming Pool Water by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood depicting his creation Granpop, an orang-utan, testing a teacup of water before his animal friends launch themselves from a makeshift springboard

Background imageWood Collection: Two schoolboys in a wood

Two schoolboys in a wood
Illustration showing two schoolboys in a wood, finding a notice on a tree: Beware of the Wolves

Background imageWood Collection: Suffragettes - Christmas Dinner in Holloway by Lawson Wood

Suffragettes - Christmas Dinner in Holloway by Lawson Wood
Four portly prison officers and policemen force feed a handcuffed suffragette Christmas pudding from the police buffet trolley in Holloway Prison. 1912

Background imageWood Collection: Granpop Thinks more Juice is Required by Lawson Wood

Granpop Thinks more Juice is Required by Lawson Wood
Granpop, the orang utan character created by Lawson Wood enjoys a ride in a homemade, ramshackle carriage pulled by a sweltering little monkey on a bicycle

Background imageWood Collection: Gran pops Nutcracker Suite by Lawson Wood

Gran pops Nutcracker Suite by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood showing his orang utan character, Granpop, together with the help of some monkeys and a pig, attempting to crush a coconut with a homemade nutcracker. Date: 1934

Background imageWood Collection: A Googlie by Lawson Wood

A Googlie by Lawson Wood
A bear batsman looks concerned as a determined monkey bowls a googlie at his batting partner. Date: 1930

Background imageWood Collection: Wheres Its Streamline? by Lawson Wood

Wheres Its Streamline? by Lawson Wood
Illustration by Lawson Wood featuring his creation, the wily orang-utan, Granpop nonchalantly sitting in the branches of a tree eating a banana

Background imageWood Collection: Granpop Does a Bit of Animal Grab by Lawson Wood

Granpop Does a Bit of Animal Grab by Lawson Wood
A game of cards between an Granpop, a pig and a monkey becomes rather fraught. Date: 1934

Background imageWood Collection: The Dolly Sisters in Babes in the Wood

The Dolly Sisters in Babes in the Wood
Sheet music for One! Two! Three! Four! featuring the Dolly Sisters in Babes in the Wood, 1921 1921

Background imageWood Collection: Two teddy bears playing on a seesaw

Two teddy bears playing on a seesaw
Two teddy bears playing on an improvised seesaw, made from a plank and part of a tree trunk. Teddy went up and Teddy went down, One in the air and the other on his crown. 20th century

Background imageWood Collection: Advertisement for Motorola TV

Advertisement for Motorola TV, showing a family of five watching television in their sitting room. Their loyalty to Motorola products goes back 20 years, when they bought a Motorola car radio

Background imageWood Collection: Advertisement for Hobbies Ltd

Advertisement for Hobbies Ltd of Dereham, Norfolk, featuring the A1 Treadle Fretsaw and other fretsaw kits -- presents which will keep him happy

Background imageWood Collection: Cremating bodies at the waterside, India

Cremating bodies at the waterside, India. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Wood for cremations, Benares (Varanasi), India

Wood for cremations, Benares (Varanasi), India
Wood piled up in preparation for cremations at Benares (Varanasi), Uttar Pradesh, India. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Maori group, New Zealand

Maori group, New Zealand. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Barrel maker, Japan

Barrel maker, Japan
Barrel maker at work, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Wooden bridge, Tokyo, Japan

Wooden bridge, Tokyo, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Tea house, Oji, Tokyo, Japan

Tea house, Oji, Tokyo, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageWood Collection: Japanese carpenters at work

Japanese carpenters at work

Background imageWood Collection: Cover for Paris Plaisirs number 69, March 1928

Cover for Paris Plaisirs number 69, March 1928 featuring the Wood Sisters at the Casino de Paris Date: 1928

Background imageWood Collection: Men with wood burning oven, Japan

Men with wood burning oven, Japan

Background imageWood Collection: Lassoing a cattle thief

Lassoing a cattle thief Date: 1926

Background imageWood Collection: Gran pops Shadow Show by Lawson Wood

Gran pops Shadow Show by Lawson Wood
Three little monkeys chuckle with glee as Gran pop, the orang utan character created by artist Lawson Wood entertains them with a shadow puppet show. Date: 1935

Background imageWood Collection: Gran pops Cocktail Party by Lawson Wood

Gran pops Cocktail Party by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration depicting Gran pop, the orang utan character created by Lawson Wood, who was a regular feature of The Sketch during the 1930s




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