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Background imageBibby Collection: The Garden of Eden, 1901, (1911). Artist: Hugh Goldwin Riviere

The Garden of Eden, 1901, (1911). Artist: Hugh Goldwin Riviere
The Garden of Eden, 1901, (1911). Painting held at the Guildhall Art Gallery, City of London. From Bibbys Annual 1911, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1911]

Background imageBibby Collection: Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Artist: Briton Riviere

Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Artist: Briton Riviere
Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Painting held at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. From Bibbys Annual 1917, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1917]

Background imageBibby Collection: Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman

Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman
Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Depiction of the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus, (who played a lyre, not a lute)

Background imageBibby Collection: Napoleon, (1769-1821), c1894-95, (1936). Creator: James Sant

Napoleon, (1769-1821), c1894-95, (1936). Creator: James Sant
Napoleon, (1769-1821), c1894-95, (1936). Last portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) commissioned to James Sant (1820-1916)

Background imageBibby Collection: The Armada in sight, Plymouth hoe, 1880, (1911). Artist: John Seymour Lucas

The Armada in sight, Plymouth hoe, 1880, (1911). Artist: John Seymour Lucas
The Armada in sight, Plymouth hoe, 1880, (1911). A depiction of the apocryphal story that Sir Francis Drake (c1540-1596) played a game of bowls in Plymouth Hoe in 1588 while waiting for the tide to

Background imageBibby Collection: In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Artist: Briton Riviere

In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Artist: Briton Riviere
In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Painting held at the Manchester City Galleries, Manchester. From Bibbys Annual 1918, edited by Joseph Bibby. [The Priory Publishing Press, Liverpool, 1917]

Background imageBibby Collection: Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore

Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore
Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Women in classical dress recline while reading a book. Victorian oil on canvas by Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893). Held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Background imageBibby Collection: Love Locked Out, 1889, (1912). Artist: Anna Lea Merritt

Love Locked Out, 1889, (1912). Artist: Anna Lea Merritt
Love Locked Out, 1889, (1912). Painting held at the Tate, London. From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBibby Collection: Man Proposes, God Disposes, 1864, (1912). Artist: Edwin Henry Landseer

Man Proposes, God Disposes, 1864, (1912). Artist: Edwin Henry Landseer
Man Proposes, God Disposes, 1864, (1912). Painting held at the Royal Holloway College, University of London, London. From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBibby Collection: For He Had Great Possessions, 1894, (1912). Artist: George Frederick Watts

For He Had Great Possessions, 1894, (1912). Artist: George Frederick Watts
For He Had Great Possessions, 1894, (1912). Painting held at the Watts Gallery, Guildford, Surrey. From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBibby Collection: Our Village, c1890, (1936). Creator: Hubert von Herkomer

Our Village, c1890, (1936). Creator: Hubert von Herkomer
Our Village, c1890, (1936). Village scene by Sir Hubert von Herkomer. (1849-1914). Oil on canvas. From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd. Liverpool, 1936]

Background imageBibby Collection: Sea Fight Between the English and Dutch Off Ter Heyde, August, 1653, (1914). Creator

Sea Fight Between the English and Dutch Off Ter Heyde, August, 1653, (1914). Creator
Sea Fight Between the English and Dutch Off Ter Heyde, August, 1653, (1914). The Battle of Terheide, depiction of a naval battle fought on 10 August 1653 between the English

Background imageBibby Collection: St. Cecilia, 1891, (1911). Artist: Gustav Naujok

St. Cecilia, 1891, (1911). Artist: Gustav Naujok
St. Cecilia, 1891, (1911). Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians. From Bibbys Annual 1911. [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1911]

Background imageBibby Collection: The Dweller in the Innermost, c1885, (1912). Artist: George Frederick Watts

The Dweller in the Innermost, c1885, (1912). Artist: George Frederick Watts
The Dweller in the Innermost, c1885, (1912). Painting held at the Tate, London. From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBibby Collection: Pathfinders - Sir Francis Bacon, after 1731, (1922). Creator: Unknown

Pathfinders - Sir Francis Bacon, after 1731, (1922). Creator: Unknown
Pathfinders - Sir Francis Bacon, after 1731, (1922). Portrait of English philosopher, scientist and statesman Francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans. Bacon (1561-1626) became Lord Chancellor in 1618

Background imageBibby Collection: The Sick Monkey, 1875, (1912). Artist: Edwin Henry Landseer

The Sick Monkey, 1875, (1912). Artist: Edwin Henry Landseer
The Sick Monkey, 1875, (1912). From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBibby Collection: Jules Verne, c1878, (1912). Artist: Gaspard-Felix Tournachon

Jules Verne, c1878, (1912). Artist: Gaspard-Felix Tournachon
Jules Verne, c1878, (1912). Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) a French novelist, poet, and playwright known for adventure novels. Verne has a profound influence on the early genre of science fiction

Background imageBibby Collection: The Right Hon. Lord Northcliffe, c1890, (1911)

The Right Hon. Lord Northcliffe, c1890, (1911). Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922) a British newspaper and publishing magnate

Background imageBibby Collection: Uldra, The Scandinavian Spirit of the Rainbow in the Waterfall, 1884, (1917)

Uldra, The Scandinavian Spirit of the Rainbow in the Waterfall, 1884, (1917). Artist: George Frederick Watts
Uldra, The Scandinavian Spirit of the Rainbow in the Waterfall, 1884, (1917). Painting held at Watts Gallery, Guildford, Surrey. From Bibbys Annual 1917, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1917]

Background imageBibby Collection: St. Francis of Assisi and the Young Monk Returning from a Preaching Tour, 1936

St. Francis of Assisi and the Young Monk Returning from a Preaching Tour, 1936. Francis of Assisi (c1181-1226) returns to the monastery after walking the city in discussion with a young monk

Background imageBibby Collection: Ruth and Naomi, 1886, (1936). Creator: Philip Hermogenes Calderon

Ruth and Naomi, 1886, (1936). Creator: Philip Hermogenes Calderon
Ruth and Naomi, 1886, (1936). Ruth embracing her mother-in-law Naomi with Orpah standing in the Moab desert by Philip Hermogenes Calderon, at Walker Art Gallery, first exhibited 1886. Oil on canvas

Background imageBibby Collection: The Descent of the Holy Spirit, 1619, (1914). Creator: Peter Paul Rubens

The Descent of the Holy Spirit, 1619, (1914). Creator: Peter Paul Rubens
The Descent of the Holy Spirit, 1619, (1914). Also known as Day of Pentecost, biblical scene depicting fiery tongues descending on the heads of the Virgin and Disciples, with the Holy Ghost above

Background imageBibby Collection: John Wesley, c1766, (1936). Creator: Nathaniel Hone

John Wesley, c1766, (1936). Creator: Nathaniel Hone
John Wesley, c1766, (1936). Portrait of John Wesley (1703-1791) English cleric, theologian and evangelist by Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784). Oil on canvas

Background imageBibby Collection: The Pearl of Great Price, c1916, (1936). Creator: Eugene Burnand

The Pearl of Great Price, c1916, (1936). Creator: Eugene Burnand
The Pearl of Great Price, c1916, (1936). Parable of the Pearl (also the Pearl of Great Price) Matthew 13:45-46 illustrates the value of the Kingdom of Heaven

Background imageBibby Collection: The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1636, (1914). Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1636, (1914). Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1636, (1914). God ordered Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac as a test of his faith (Genesis, XXII: 1-13)

Background imageBibby Collection: The Holy Family, c1888, (1914). Creator: Willy Martens

The Holy Family, c1888, (1914). Creator: Willy Martens
The Holy Family, c1888, (1914). The Virgin Mary breastfeeds the infant Jesus, as Joseph works at his carpentry bench. Painting in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Background imageBibby Collection: Thomas Edison, the Wizard of the West, c1880s, (1914). Creator: E Bieber

Thomas Edison, the Wizard of the West, c1880s, (1914). Creator: E Bieber
Thomas Edison, the Wizard of the West, c1880s, (1914). Portrait of American physicist and inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) who set up the first industrial research laboratory

Background imageBibby Collection: Charlotte Augusta Papendiek at the Age of Five, 1788, (1914). Creator: John Hoppner

Charlotte Augusta Papendiek at the Age of Five, 1788, (1914). Creator: John Hoppner
Charlotte Augusta Papendiek at the Age of Five, 1914. Miss Charlotte Papendick as a Child, portrait of a small girl with a silk sash

Background imageBibby Collection: Edwin Bibby, Wrestler, from Worlds Champions, Series 2 (N29) for Allen &

Edwin Bibby, Wrestler, from Worlds Champions, Series 2 (N29) for Allen &
Edwin Bibby, Wrestler, from Worlds Champions, Series 2 (N29) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes, 1888

Background imageBibby Collection: The Last Load, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The Last Load, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The Last Load, 1936. From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd. Liverpool, 1936]

Background imageBibby Collection: The Talents, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The Talents, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The Talents, 1936. Illustration for Matthew 25: Parable of the Talents. A master returns to his house after entrusting his servants with property on which he hoped to see some gain

Background imageBibby Collection: Entrance to a Shinto Temple, in the Nikko district of Japan, 1936. Creator: Unknown

Entrance to a Shinto Temple, in the Nikko district of Japan, 1936. Creator: Unknown
Entrance to a Shinto Temple, in the Nikko district of Japan, 1936. Torii at Futarasan jinja, is one of the Shrines and Temples of Nikko, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Background imageBibby Collection: The Leaven, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The Leaven, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The Leaven, 1936. Matthew 13:33 Parable of the Leaven. with related scripture pictures by Warren Camp Designs. From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd

Background imageBibby Collection: Narofiord, Norway, 1936. Creator: Unknown

Narofiord, Norway, 1936. Creator: Unknown
Narofiord, Norway, 1936. Lithograph from original work of Adelsteen Normann (1848-1918). From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd. Liverpool, 1936]

Background imageBibby Collection: The Man with the Muck-Rake, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The Man with the Muck-Rake, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The Man with the Muck-Rake, 1936. Illustration for Pilgrims Progress, by John Bunyan [1678] of the man who could look no way but down as he concentrates on his work

Background imageBibby Collection: Who Is My Neighbour?, 1936. Creator: Unknown

Who Is My Neighbour?, 1936. Creator: Unknown
Who Is My Neighbour?, 1936. Illustration from Lukes Gospel 10:30 Parable of the Good Samaritan. From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd. Liverpool, 1936]

Background imageBibby Collection: The City of New York as seen from the air, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The City of New York as seen from the air, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The City of New York as seen from the air, 1936. Aerial view of Lower Manhattan with Battery Park and the the South Ferry Terminal on the Hudson River

Background imageBibby Collection: One of many Temples at Nikko, Japan, a Pilgrimage site of sacred Shrines, 1936

One of many Temples at Nikko, Japan, a Pilgrimage site of sacred Shrines, 1936
This is one of the many Temples at Nikko, a country district in Japan, whither Pilgrims come from all parts of the country to visit the sacred shrines, 1936

Background imageBibby Collection: A Vision of Spring, 1902, (1936). Creator: Thomas Millie Dow

A Vision of Spring, 1902, (1936). Creator: Thomas Millie Dow
A Vision of Spring, 1902, (1936). by Thomas Millie Dow (1848-1919). Oil on canvas. Held at Manchester Art Gallery. From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd

Background imageBibby Collection: Don t Ee Tipty-Toe!, c1870, (1936). Creator: Jules Breton

Don t Ee Tipty-Toe!, c1870, (1936). Creator: Jules Breton
Don t Ee Tipty-Toe!, c1870, (1936). Measuring the height of children in ragged garments in barefeet by Jules Breton (1827-1906). From " Bibbys Annual 1936", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J

Background imageBibby Collection: The Finding of the Saviour in the Temple (cropped), 1854-1855, (1936)

The Finding of the Saviour in the Temple (cropped), 1854-1855, (1936). Mary and Jospeh find the young Christ in dialogue with the rabbis in the Temple of Jerusalem

Background imageBibby Collection: Mr J Hartley Bibby, 1911. Creator: Unknown

Mr J Hartley Bibby, 1911. Creator: Unknown
Mr J Hartley Bibby, 1911. Portrait of a greyhound owner. From " British Sports and Sportsmen: Racing Coursing and Steeplechasing", Part II, edited by William Scarth Dixon. [1911]

Background imageBibby Collection: General Piet Joubert, Commander-In-Chief of the Dutch South African Republic, 1890

General Piet Joubert, Commander-In-Chief of the Dutch South African Republic, 1890. (1914). Portrait of Afrikaner soldier and statesman Petrus Jakobus Joubert (1831-1900)

Background imageBibby Collection: Lord Strathcona, c1900, (1914). Creator: Mills

Lord Strathcona, c1900, (1914). Creator: Mills
Lord Strathcona, c1900, (1914). Portrait of Scottish-Canadian businessman Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal (1820-1914)

Background imageBibby Collection: Captain Oates, on the Terra Nova with the Siberian Ponies, c1911, (1914)

Captain Oates, on the Terra Nova with the Siberian Ponies, c1911, (1914)
Captain Oates, on the " Terra Nova" with the Siberian Ponies, c1911, (1914). British Antarctic explorer Lawrence Titus Oates (1880-1912) with expedition ponies and dogs

Background imageBibby Collection: Prentice Mulford, c1889s, (1914). Creator: Thomas Tudor Pole

Prentice Mulford, c1889s, (1914). Creator: Thomas Tudor Pole
Prentice Mulford, c1889s, (1914). Portrait of American author and literary humorist Prentice Mulford (1834-1891). From " Bibbys Annual 1914", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J

Background imageBibby Collection: Captain Scott Writing His Diary in the Hut at Cape Evans, c1911, (1914). Creator: Herbert Ponting

Captain Scott Writing His Diary in the Hut at Cape Evans, c1911, (1914). Creator: Herbert Ponting
Captain Scott Writing His Diary in the Hut at Cape Evans, c1911, (1914). British Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) writing in his quarters

Background imageBibby Collection: Pathfinders - Sir Christopher Wren, 1711, (1922). Creator: Sir Godfrey Kneller

Pathfinders - Sir Christopher Wren, 1711, (1922). Creator: Sir Godfrey Kneller
Pathfinders - Sir Christopher Wren, 1711, (1922). Portrait of English architect Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723). He is depicted here aged 79, holding a pair of dividers



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