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Background imageFeather Collection: Goldfinches, 1863, (1942). Creator: John Gould

Goldfinches, 1863, (1942). Creator: John Gould
Goldfinches, 1863, (1942). Male and female of the finch family, from " Birds of Britain" by John Gould. Published in " The Birds of Britain, by James Fisher. [Collins, London, 1942]

Background imageFeather Collection: Sitting Bear - Arikara, 1908. Artist: John Andrew & Son

Sitting Bear - Arikara, 1908. Artist: John Andrew & Son
Sitting Bear - Arikara, 1908. The Arikara are a semi-nomadic Native American tribe who lived on the plains of South Dakota. Their population was decimated by smallpox in the 1830s

Background imageFeather Collection: Thomas Tallis, (c1505-1585), English organist and composer, 1700. Artist: Niccolo Francesco Haym

Thomas Tallis, (c1505-1585), English organist and composer, 1700. Artist: Niccolo Francesco Haym
Thomas Tallis, (c1505-1585), English organist and composer, 1700. Portrait made in 1700 of the 16th century musician, from English Music, (1941)

Background imageFeather Collection: The Harem, 1876. Creator: John Frederick Lewis

The Harem, 1876. Creator: John Frederick Lewis
The Harem, 1876

Background imageFeather Collection: Field Marshal Lord Roberts, Commander in Chief of the forces in South Africa, 1902

Field Marshal Lord Roberts, Commander in Chief of the forces in South Africa, 1902. Artist: Lafayette
Field Marshal Lord Roberts, Commander in Chief of the forces in South Africa, 1902. Sir Frederick, 1st Earl Roberts (1832-1914) was one of the foremost British military figures of Victorian times

Background imageFeather Collection: Macdonald of Glenco, from The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, pub

Macdonald of Glenco, from The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, pub. 1845 (colour lithograph)

Background imageFeather Collection: Mystical Bird (Karyobinga), 1820-33. Creator: Hokusai

Mystical Bird (Karyobinga), 1820-33. Creator: Hokusai
Mystical Bird (Karyobinga), 1820-33

Background imageFeather Collection: Marcus Curtius, from the series The Roman Heroes, 1586. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius

Marcus Curtius, from the series The Roman Heroes, 1586. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius
Marcus Curtius, from the series The Roman Heroes, 1586

Background imageFeather Collection: Figure de théâtre, c.1920. Creator: Paul Albert Laurens

Figure de théâtre, c.1920. Creator: Paul Albert Laurens
Figure de theatre, c.1920. Woman wearing plumed headdress, possibly backstage at a theatre

Background imageFeather Collection: The Cock of the North: George, Fifth Duke of Gordon, c1812. Artist: George Sanders

The Cock of the North: George, Fifth Duke of Gordon, c1812. Artist: George Sanders
The Cock of the North: George, Fifth Duke of Gordon, c1812. From The Connoisseur Volume 103. [Otto Limited, London, 1939]

Background imageFeather Collection: Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1920. Artist: Philip A de Laszlo

Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1920. Artist: Philip A de Laszlo
Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1920. Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (1845-1927)

Background imageFeather Collection: Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, 19th century. Artist: Henry Thomas Ryall

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, 19th century. Artist: Henry Thomas Ryall
Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, 19th century. Portrait of the Princess (1796-1817) who was the only child of George IV (then Prince of Wales) and Caroline of Brunswick. She died in childbirth

Background imageFeather Collection: Saint Maurice, ca. 1520-25. Creator: Lucas Cranach the Elder

Saint Maurice, ca. 1520-25. Creator: Lucas Cranach the Elder
Saint Maurice, ca. 1520-25

Background imageFeather Collection: Peacocks, 1683. Creator: Melchior d Hondecoeter

Peacocks, 1683. Creator: Melchior d Hondecoeter
Peacocks, 1683

Background imageFeather Collection: Self Portrait in a Straw Hat, c1782, (1912). Artist: Elisabeth Louise Vigee-LeBrun

Self Portrait in a Straw Hat, c1782, (1912). Artist: Elisabeth Louise Vigee-LeBrun
Self Portrait in a Straw Hat, c1782, (1912). A colour print from Famous Paintings, with an introduction by Gilbert Chesterton, Cassell and Company, (London, New York, Toronto, 1912)

Background imageFeather Collection: Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Rocky Mountain Anteater, and Female Golden-winged Warbler

Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Rocky Mountain Anteater, and Female Golden-winged Warbler

Background imageFeather Collection: New Lamps for Old, 1901. Creator: Joseph Edward Southall

New Lamps for Old, 1901. Creator: Joseph Edward Southall
New Lamps for Old (in frame), 1901. The subject is taken from story of Aladdin in the One Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights)

Background imageFeather Collection: A Wellington Boot- or the Head of the Armye, 19th century

A Wellington Boot- or the Head of the Armye, 19th century. A satirical political cartoon of the Duke of Wellington. Wellington was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in 1827

Background imageFeather Collection: The Featherd Fair in a Fright, 18th century

The Featherd Fair in a Fright, 18th century. Women with elaborate feathered hairdos flee from angry ostriches who want their feathers back

Background imageFeather Collection: The blue hat, 1914. Creator: Walter Richard Sickert

The blue hat, 1914. Creator: Walter Richard Sickert
The blue hat, 1914

Background imageFeather Collection: Mrs. Pankhurst, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Pankhurst, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Pankhurst, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Gen. Chas. W.H. Douglas, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Gen. Chas. W.H. Douglas, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Gen. Chas. W.H. Douglas, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Henry Phipps and Mrs. Henry Phipps, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Henry Phipps and Mrs. Henry Phipps, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Henry Phipps and Mrs. Henry Phipps, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Nina Napier, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Nina Napier, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Nina Napier, 1913. Shows Broadway actress Nina Napier

Background imageFeather Collection: Marie Vecsera [i.e. Vetsera], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Marie Vecsera [i.e. Vetsera], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Marie Vecsera [i.e. Vetsera], 1913. Shows Baroness Marie Alexandrine von Vetsera (1871-1889) the mistress of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, who died with him in the Mayerling Incident

Background imageFeather Collection: Lena Riddle, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Lena Riddle, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Lena Riddle, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Dorothea A. MacVane, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Dorothea A. MacVane, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Dorothea A. MacVane, 1914. Shows opera singer Dorothea Alastair MacVane (b. 1884)

Background imageFeather Collection: Mr. & Mrs. C. Gorgas, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mr. & Mrs. C. Gorgas, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mr. & Mrs. C. Gorgas, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Dr. William Crawford Gorgas (1854-1920), a physician and 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1914-18) with his wife

Background imageFeather Collection: Four turkeys, 1615-1653. Creator: Simon de Vlieger

Four turkeys, 1615-1653. Creator: Simon de Vlieger
Four turkeys, 1615-1653

Background imageFeather Collection: Mrs. H.H. Lund, Mrs. Francolini and Mrs. Slack, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. H.H. Lund, Mrs. Francolini and Mrs. Slack, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. H.H. Lund, Mrs. Francolini and Mrs. Slack, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Mrs. Daisy Grace on way to court, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Daisy Grace on way to court, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Daisy Grace on way to court, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Mary Elizabeth Kane, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mary Elizabeth Kane, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mary Elizabeth Kane, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: White peacock, 1910. Creator: Hans Frank

White peacock, 1910. Creator: Hans Frank
White peacock, 1910

Background imageFeather Collection: Mr. S. W. Baker's explorations in Central Africa: homestead of natives of Gondokoro, 1865

Mr. S. W. Baker's explorations in Central Africa: homestead of natives of Gondokoro, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Mr. S. W. Baker's explorations in Central Africa: homestead of natives of Gondokoro, 1865. 'These are the Bari tribe, who are very warlike, being armed with lances and bows

Background imageFeather Collection: 'Purification' (the Griffon Vulture): from 'The Bird', by J. Michelet, 1868

"Purification" (the Griffon Vulture): from "The Bird", by J. Michelet, 1868. Engraving of an illustration from the '...English translation...published by Messrs. T

Background imageFeather Collection: 'David Showing The Head Of Goliath To Saul' (RA Gold Medal Painting), by Miss Louisa Starr, 1868

"David Showing The Head Of Goliath To Saul" (RA Gold Medal Painting), by Miss Louisa Starr, 1868. Creator: Unknown
"David Showing The Head Of Goliath To Saul" (RA Gold Medal Painting), by Miss Louisa Starr, 1868. 'Our readers are probably aware that

Background imageFeather Collection: Mrs. Winsor McCay, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Winsor McCay, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Winsor McCay, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageFeather Collection: Johanna Gadski, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Johanna Gadski, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Johanna Gadski, 1913. Shows German opera singer Johanna Gadski (1872-1932)

Background imageFeather Collection: Hope Hamilton, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Hope Hamilton, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Hope Hamilton, 1911

Background imageFeather Collection: The Tickle, 1755. Creator: Pietro Longhi

The Tickle, 1755. Creator: Pietro Longhi
The Tickle, 1755. A young girl looks out at the spectator and makes a gesture of complicity. She tickles the face of a sleeping young man with a feather, attentively watched by two maids

Background imageFeather Collection: Sheba, c.1929. Creator: Mary Tripe

Sheba, c.1929. Creator: Mary Tripe
Sheba, c.1929. This is a portrait of Allison Kirkcaldie, who was part of the family that owned Wellington's Kirkcaldie and Stains department store

Background imageFeather Collection: Amb. Myron T. Herrick & wife, between 1912 and 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Amb. Myron T. Herrick & wife, between 1912 and 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Amb. Myron T. Herrick & wife Carolyn M. Parmely Herrick, between 1912 and 1914. Shows Myron T. Herrick (1854-1929), American ambassador to France 1912-14

Background imageFeather Collection: Abyssinian Hornbill, White-Necked Crow, and Small Hornbill, Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1865

Abyssinian Hornbill, White-Necked Crow, and Small Hornbill, Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1865. African birds. The large, gaunt-looking bird, [foreground]

Background imageFeather Collection: Swinhoe's Pheasant, lately added to the collection of the Zoological Society of London, 1865

Swinhoe's Pheasant, lately added to the collection of the Zoological Society of London, 1865....a newly-discovered species, which has been worthily named after its discoverer, Mr

Background imageFeather Collection: Officers of the 1st Surrey Volunteer Rifle Corps. 1864. Creator: W Thomas

Officers of the 1st Surrey Volunteer Rifle Corps. 1864. Creator: W Thomas
Officers of the 1st Surrey Volunteer Rifle Corps. 1864. Portrait of British soldiers...in full uniform. This is one of the oldest of the metropolitan [ie London] corps

Background imageFeather Collection: Crow and Willow Tree, November 1887. Creator: Kawanabe Kyosai

Crow and Willow Tree, November 1887. Creator: Kawanabe Kyosai
Crow and Willow Tree, November 1887

Background imageFeather Collection: Mrs. Bryan Cooke (Frances Puleston, 1765-1818), ca. 1787-91. Creator: George Romney

Mrs. Bryan Cooke (Frances Puleston, 1765-1818), ca. 1787-91. Creator: George Romney
Mrs. Bryan Cooke (Frances Puleston, 1765-1818), ca. 1787-91

Background imageFeather Collection: Nasturtium, c1930s? (1946). Creator: Vere Temple

Nasturtium, c1930s? (1946). Creator: Vere Temple
Nasturtium, c1930s? (1946). Botanical illustration showing flowers, leaves and a feather. From " British Garden Flowers", by George M. Taylor. [Collins, London, 1946]



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