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Disappointment Collection

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers

Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers
Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Expedition leader Captain Robert F Scott (1868-1912), Dr Edward Wilson (1872-1912) and Petty Officer Edgar Evans (1876-1912)

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Frederick the Great after the Battle of Kolin, 18 June 1757, (1936). Creator: Unknown

Frederick the Great after the Battle of Kolin, 18 June 1757, (1936). Creator: Unknown
Frederick the Great after the Battle of Kolin, 18 June 1757, (1936). Friedrich Der Grosse Nach Der Schlacht Bei Kolin, 18 Juni 1757

Background imageDisappointment Collection: At The South Pole, (Bowers pulls the string), January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers

At The South Pole, (Bowers pulls the string), January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers
At The South Pole, (Bowers pulls the string), January 1912, (1913). Left to right: Captain Lawrence Oates, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Petty Officer Edgar Evans

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Portrait of Lorna, the girl in pink, 1938. Creator: Annie Elizabeth Kelly

Portrait of Lorna, the girl in pink, 1938. Creator: Annie Elizabeth Kelly
Portrait of Lorna, the girl in pink, 1938

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Reverie—The Letter, 1870s. Creator: Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta

Reverie—The Letter, 1870s. Creator: Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta
Reverie--The Letter, 1870s. In an elegant salon, a fashionably dressed young woman has received a splendid bouquet of flowers

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Filling the Napoleon Dock, Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Smyth

Filling the Napoleon Dock, Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Smyth
Filling the Napoleon Dock, Cherbourg, 1858. Inauguration and...opening of the Great Basin, or Napoleon Dock, of the military port...in the presence of the Emperor

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Disappointed Bride: Kono Flees Upon Discovering That the Ugly Bridegroom Is Not Whom... 1879

Disappointed Bride: Kono Flees Upon Discovering That the Ugly Bridegroom Is Not Whom... 1879
Disappointed Bride: Kono Flees Upon Discovering That the Ugly Bridegroom Is Not Whom She Promised to Marry, 1879. Series: The Kanayomi Newspaper, no. 891

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Ma chère, notre comédie en deux actes vient d'être refusée au Théâtre Français!... 1852

Ma chère, notre comédie en deux actes vient d'être refusée au Théâtre Français!... 1852. Creator: Honore Daumier
Ma chere, notre comedie en deux actes vient d'etre refusee au Theatre Francais!... 1852. - 'Ma chere, notre comedie en deux actes vient d'etre refusee au Theatre Francais

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Déménagé !... et pour me payer trois termes... il me laisse... 1847. Creator: Honore Daumier

Déménagé !... et pour me payer trois termes... il me laisse... 1847. Creator: Honore Daumier
Demenage !... et pour me payer trois termes... il me laisse... 1847. Landlord whose tenant has moved out. From Locataires et proprietaires, no. 5

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Le Printemps à Paris, 1856. Creator: Honore Daumier

Le Printemps à Paris, 1856. Creator: Honore Daumier
Le Printemps a Paris, 1856. Spring in Paris. Et dire que je viens me commander deux pantalons blancs!'. And to think that I've just ordered two pairs of white trousers!'. From Actualites

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Head of a Dog, c.1820-c.1845. Creator: Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet

Head of a Dog, c.1820-c.1845. Creator: Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet
Head of a Dog, c.1820-c.1845

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The Naughty Girl's Christmas, 1891. Creator: Adrien Marie

The Naughty Girl's Christmas, 1891. Creator: Adrien Marie
The Naughty Girl's Christmas, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Payment of dividends. (Disappointed investor complains that he'll have to take a carriage as he can't afford to tip his coachman)

Background imageDisappointment Collection: On nous avait dit de venir dans ce pays... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

On nous avait dit de venir dans ce pays... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
On nous avait dit de venir dans ce pays... 19th century. Les paysagistes'. Landscape painters, having been told they would find magnificent trees

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The Broken Jug. ( La cruche cassee), 1773. Creator: Jean Massard

The Broken Jug. ( La cruche cassee), 1773. Creator: Jean Massard
The Broken Jug. ( La cruche cassee), 1773

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Too Truthful - painted by A. Solomon, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Too Truthful - painted by A. Solomon, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Too Truthful - painted by A. Solomon, 1850. Painting...from the Middle Room of the Royal Academy Exhibition [in London], [which] illustrates a by no means uncommon artistic difficulty - that of

Background imageDisappointment Collection: 'The trip to Norrige, Kanalvägen July 1855'. Creator: Fritz von Dardel

"The trip to Norrige, Kanalvägen July 1855". Creator: Fritz von Dardel
"The trip to Norrige, Kanalvagen July 1855". Pilgrimage to Vreta Monastery

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Creator: Lazzarini, Gregorio (1655-1730)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Creator: Lazzarini, Gregorio (1655-1730)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Found in the collection of Museum of Western and Oriental Art, Kiev

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Plate 14: Cupid airborne fleeing from Psyche, from The Fable of Psyche, 1530-60

Plate 14: Cupid airborne fleeing from Psyche, from The Fable of Psyche, 1530-60

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Half Rations, from The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, 1815. 1815

Half Rations, from The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, 1815. 1815
Half Rations, from " The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome", 1815

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800. August 15, 1800. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800. August 15, 1800. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799

Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799
Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Bad Speculation, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Bad Speculation, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Bad Speculation, August 10, 1799

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Alexander and the Body of Darius, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Alexander and the Body of Darius, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Alexander and the Body of Darius, 1890. Alexander the Great stands over Darius III (c380-330 BC) betrayed and wounded by the javelins of Bessus and Nabarzanes in Bactria

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1610. Creator: Cigoli, Lodovico (1559-1613)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1610. Creator: Cigoli, Lodovico (1559-1613)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1610. Found in the Collection of Galleria Borghese, Rome

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Birth of the Princess Elizabeth, 1897. Creator: John Leech

Birth of the Princess Elizabeth, 1897. Creator: John Leech
Birth of the Princess Elizabeth, 1897. King Henry VIII looks despondently at his newborn daughter, while wishing for a male heir

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Un Léger Manuscrit, 1845. Creator: Honore Daumier

Un Léger Manuscrit, 1845. Creator: Honore Daumier
Un Leger Manuscrit, 1845. - Je crois que Mr. le Directeur va etre satisfait de la lecture de mon melodrame...je regrette meme de ne l'avoir fait qu'en six actes!...'. A Weak Manuscript

Background imageDisappointment Collection: As the last grains of powder fall into the palm of his blackened hand, a superb hare

As the last grains of powder fall into the palm of his blackened hand, a superb hare... from the Little Miseries of Human Life, 1843

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The Broken Violin from The Complete Works of Beranger, 1836

The Broken Violin from The Complete Works of Beranger, 1836

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The rippling water seems to be mocking our misfortune. from the Little Miseries of Human

The rippling water seems to be mocking our misfortune. from the Little Miseries of Human Life, 1843

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Rien ne va plus, the gambling rooms at Monte Carlo, Monaco, 1890

Rien ne va plus, the gambling rooms at Monte Carlo, Monaco, 1890. A print from The Graphic, 8 November 1890

Background imageDisappointment Collection: A Cool Customer. (1871?)

A Cool Customer. (1871?)
A Cool Customer, (1871?). A tailor welcomes his customer. The customer offers the tailor a choice of payment methods, none of which will result in the customers account being paid

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The Last Days of Napoleon, c1821, (1866), (1896)

The Last Days of Napoleon, c1821, (1866), (1896). A dying and disillusioned Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), dethroned and in exile

Background imageDisappointment Collection: It Is He!, 1896

It Is He!, 1896. A dejected Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) after his defeat at the battle of Waterloo of 1815. Typogravure after the painting by Francois Flameng

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Lord Mayors feast at Guildhall, 1786, no dinner - no ball, 1786

Lord Mayors feast at Guildhall, 1786, no dinner - no ball, 1786. London aldermen around and on an empty table. Alluding to the death of Amelia, aunt of George III

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Too young to be married, 1869. Artist: Thomas Faed

Too young to be married, 1869. Artist: Thomas Faed
Too young to be married, 1869; showing a man placing his arm round a girl who gazes into the distance whilst a dog sits at her feet

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Richard I of England refuses to look upon Jerusalem, having failed to conquer it, 1192 (1864)

Richard I of England refuses to look upon Jerusalem, having failed to conquer it, 1192 (1864). Richard the Lionheart (1157-1199) was one of the leaders of the Third Crusade

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife, c. 1680

Joseph and Potiphars Wife, c. 1680. Private Collection

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1631. Artist: Guercino (1591-1666)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1631. Artist: Guercino (1591-1666)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife, 1631. Found in the collection of Palazzo Ducale, Modena

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife, Early16th cen Artist: Master of the Joseph Legend (active c. 1500)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife, Early16th cen Artist: Master of the Joseph Legend (active c. 1500)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife, Early16th cen.. Found in the collection of the Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Artist: Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Artist: Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Found in the collection of Museo del Prado, Madrid

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Artist: Bertin, Nicolas (1668-1736)

Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Artist: Bertin, Nicolas (1668-1736)
Joseph and Potiphars Wife. Found in the collection of Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Potiphars Wife Displays Josephs Garment, c. 1512. Artist: Leyden, Lucas, van (1489 / 94-1533)

Potiphars Wife Displays Josephs Garment, c. 1512. Artist: Leyden, Lucas, van (1489 / 94-1533)
Potiphars Wife Displays Josephs Garment, c. 1512. Found in the collection of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Hanno announcing the emptiness of the Public Coffers, 1852. Artist: John Leech

Hanno announcing the emptiness of the Public Coffers, 1852. Artist: John Leech
Hanno announcing the emptiness of the Public Coffers, 1852. From The Comic History of Rome, by Gilbert A. A Beckett, illustrated by John Leech. [Bradbury, Agnew & Co. London, 1852]

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The youth laid the arms he had taken from his foe at his fathers feet, c1912 (1912)

The youth laid the arms he had taken from his foe at his fathers feet, c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath
The youth laid the arms he had taken from his foe at his fathers feet, c1912 (1912). Titus Manlius Torquatus, a Consul of Rome, had given strict orders that no soldier was to engage in single combat

Background imageDisappointment Collection: The grief of the sister of Horatius, c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath

The grief of the sister of Horatius, c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath
The grief of the sister of Horatius, c1912 (1912). When she saw Horatius wearing on his shoulders the cloak of her betrothed, she broke into bitter sobs

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Total war: What Old Mirrors They Make Nowadays, 1868 (1956)

Total war: What Old Mirrors They Make Nowadays, 1868 (1956). A print from Ideas, a volume about the origin and early history of many things, common and less common, essential and inessential

Background imageDisappointment Collection: Partiality. Artist: Underwood & Underwood

Partiality. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
Partiality. Stereoscopic card detail



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