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Background imageGamble Collection: Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. Artist: Ernest W Jackson

Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. Artist: Ernest W Jackson
Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1908-1909, An Illustrated Review of the Graphic Arts, volume 14, edited by William Gamble and published by AW Penrose (London)

Background imageGamble Collection: Central Door, South Kensington Museum, c1860s, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Central Door, South Kensington Museum, c1860s, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Central Door, South Kensington Museum, c1860s, (1881). Original bronze front entrance doors to the South Kensington Museum, (later renamed the Victoria & Albert Museum), in London

Background imageGamble Collection: Trade card of goldsmith Ellis Gamble, 1720s, (1827). Creator: Thomas Cook

Trade card of goldsmith Ellis Gamble, 1720s, (1827). Creator: Thomas Cook
Trade card of goldsmith Ellis Gamble, 1720s, (1827). Ellis Gamble: Goldsmith, at the Golden Angel in Cranbourn-Street, Leicester-Fields. Makes, Buys and Sells all sorts of Plate, Rings & Jewells etc

Background imageGamble Collection: RMS Olympic, White Star Line ocean liner, 1911-1912. Artist: FGO Stuart

RMS Olympic, White Star Line ocean liner, 1911-1912. Artist: FGO Stuart
RMS Olympic, White Star Line ocean liner, 1911-1912. Launched in 1910, Olympic was the first of her class of ocean liners built for the White Star Line

Background imageGamble Collection: The Bath of Psyche, c1890

The Bath of Psyche, c1890. Painting held in the Tate Britain, London. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Ballymaclinton, Irish village, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908. Artist: R Welch

Ballymaclinton, Irish village, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908. Artist: R Welch
Ballymaclinton, Irish village, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908. The Franco-British Exhibition of 1908 celebrated the Entente Cordiale which had been signed by the United Kingdom

Background imageGamble Collection: The Laughing Cavalier, 1624 (1908-1909). Artist: Frans Hals

The Laughing Cavalier, 1624 (1908-1909). Artist: Frans Hals
The Laughing Cavalier, 1624 (1908-1909). The Laughing Cavalier is a famous painting by the Dutch Baroque artist Frans Hans. The identity of the paintings subject is unknown

Background imageGamble Collection: Sir Joseph Swan (1828-1914), English physicist and chemist, 1911-1912. Artist: D Cameron-Swan

Sir Joseph Swan (1828-1914), English physicist and chemist, 1911-1912. Artist: D Cameron-Swan
Sir Joseph Swan (1828-1914), English physicist and chemist, 1911-1912. Swan invented the incandescent electric lamp in Britain at about the same time as Thomas Edison patented it in the USA

Background imageGamble Collection: Haymaking, 1911-1912. Artist: Sprague & Co

Haymaking, 1911-1912. Artist: Sprague & Co
Haymaking, 1911-1912. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1911-1912, The Process Year Book, volume 17, edited by William Gamble and published by AW Penrose (London, 1911-1912)

Background imageGamble Collection: The Canadian Arch, Whitehall, London, 1902. Artist: HO Klein

The Canadian Arch, Whitehall, London, 1902. Artist: HO Klein
The Canadian Arch, Whitehall, London, 1902. The Canadian Arch decorated to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1902-1903

Background imageGamble Collection: Dinshaw Edulji Wacha, Parsi Indian politician, 1902-1903

Dinshaw Edulji Wacha, Parsi Indian politician, 1902-1903. Wacha was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress and its President in 1901

Background imageGamble Collection: Anna Pavlova (1881-1912), Russian ballet dancer, 1911-1912. Artist: Alfred Ellis & Walery

Anna Pavlova (1881-1912), Russian ballet dancer, 1911-1912. Artist: Alfred Ellis & Walery
Anna Pavlova (1881-1912), Russian ballet dancer, 1911-1912. Pavlova was the most famous classical ballerina of her era. She trained at the school of the Imperial Ballet

Background imageGamble Collection: An advert for the Collotype process offered by The London Stereoscopic Company, 1903

An advert for the Collotype process offered by The London Stereoscopic Company, 1903. Collotype is a dichromate-based photographic process which was invented by Alphonse Poitevin in 1856

Background imageGamble Collection: A Group at The Durbar, 1903. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes

A Group at The Durbar, 1903. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
A Group at The Durbar, 1903. The Delhi Durbar of 1903 was a mass assembly staged to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra as Emperor and Empress of India

Background imageGamble Collection: Library of Captain Harvey, Hampstead, c1903. Artist: Frank William Brookman

Library of Captain Harvey, Hampstead, c1903. Artist: Frank William Brookman
Library of Captain Harvey, Hampstead, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The High Street, Southampton, c1903. Artist: Francis Godolphin Osbourne Stuart

The High Street, Southampton, c1903. Artist: Francis Godolphin Osbourne Stuart
The High Street, Southampton, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Underwriters Room at Lloyds, c1903. Artist: AJ Campbell & E Gray

The Underwriters Room at Lloyds, c1903. Artist: AJ Campbell & E Gray
The Underwriters Room at Lloyds, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Mr. A. W. Pineros Study, c1903. Artist: AJ Campbell & E Gray

Mr. A. W. Pineros Study, c1903. Artist: AJ Campbell & E Gray
Mr. A. W. Pineros Study, c1903. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (1855?1934) known as Pinero was an English actor and later an important dramatist and stage director

Background imageGamble Collection: Mdlle. Meri, c1903. Artist: Karl Anton

Mdlle. Meri, c1903. Artist: Karl Anton
Mdlle. Meri, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: A Gendun Turf Slide, c1903. Artist: Robert John Welch

A Gendun Turf Slide, c1903. Artist: Robert John Welch
A Gendun Turf Slide, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Fisherman, 1901. Artist: Patten Wilson

The Fisherman, 1901. Artist: Patten Wilson
The Fisherman, 1901. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Unexpected Encounter, 1902. Artist: Patten Wilson

The Unexpected Encounter, 1902. Artist: Patten Wilson
The Unexpected Encounter, 1902. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Mrs Olga Nethersole in Sapho, c1900

Mrs Olga Nethersole in Sapho, c1900. Olga Isabella Nethersole (1867-1951), English actress, theatre producer, and wartime nurse/health educator

Background imageGamble Collection: Autumn Tints, c1903. Artist: John Swain & Son

Autumn Tints, c1903. Artist: John Swain & Son
Autumn Tints, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Camp below Jongsong La, c1903

The Camp below Jongsong La, c1903
The Camp below Jongsong La. 1903-4. The Kangchenjunga Himal section of the Himalayas lies both in Nepal and India, and encompasses 16 peaks over 7, 000 m (23, 000 ft)

Background imageGamble Collection: Waiting for the Motor, c1903. Artist: The ACME Tone Engraving Co Ltd

Waiting for the Motor, c1903. Artist: The ACME Tone Engraving Co Ltd
Waiting for the Motor, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Glenoe: An Antrim Glynn Village, c1903. Artist: Robert John Welch

Glenoe: An Antrim Glynn Village, c1903. Artist: Robert John Welch
Glenoe: An Antrim Glynn Village, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Finish for the Royal Hunt Cup, c1903

The Finish for the Royal Hunt Cup, c1903. The Royal Hunt Cup is a flat handicap horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged three years or older

Background imageGamble Collection: Statuary Gallery, Chatsworth House, c1903. Artist: Pawson & Brailsford

Statuary Gallery, Chatsworth House, c1903. Artist: Pawson & Brailsford
Statuary Gallery, Chatsworth House, c1903. The first house at Chatsworth near Bakewell in Derbyshire was built by Bess of Hardwick (c1527-1608) and her second husband Sir William Cavendish (1505-1557)

Background imageGamble Collection: The Fishermans Lass, c1903. Artist: Owen Graystone Bird

The Fishermans Lass, c1903. Artist: Owen Graystone Bird
The Fishermans Lass, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Ploughman, c1903. Artist: Vernon Royle

The Ploughman, c1903. Artist: Vernon Royle
The Ploughman, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Miss Rita Jolivet, c1903. Artist: Campbell & Gray

Miss Rita Jolivet, c1903. Artist: Campbell & Gray
Miss Rita Jolivet, c1903. Rita Jolivet (1890-1971), English actress, 1911-1912. Jolivet was a silent film actress whose career spanned from 1914 to 1926. During that time she made only 20 films

Background imageGamble Collection: A Wayside Gossip, c1903. Artist: HC Wharton &Co

A Wayside Gossip, c1903. Artist: HC Wharton &Co
A Wayside Gossip, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Jack and Jill, c1903. Artist: EA Keck

Jack and Jill, c1903. Artist: EA Keck
Jack and Jill, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Music-Room, Captain Harveys House, Hampstead, c1903. Artist: Frank William Brookman

The Music-Room, Captain Harveys House, Hampstead, c1903. Artist: Frank William Brookman
The Music-Room, Captain Harveys House, Hampstead, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: The Flower Girl, c1903. Artist: Karl Anton

The Flower Girl, c1903. Artist: Karl Anton
The Flower Girl, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Warwick Castle, c1903. Artist: Harold Baker Ltd

Warwick Castle, c1903. Artist: Harold Baker Ltd
Warwick Castle, c1903. Situated at a crossing of the River Avon, Warwick was first fortified in c915. William I ordered the castle to be extended in 1086

Background imageGamble Collection: Munich Hofbrau-Haus, c1903. Artist: The ACME Tone Engraving Co Ltd

Munich Hofbrau-Haus, c1903. Artist: The ACME Tone Engraving Co Ltd
Munich Hofbrau-Haus, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Szczepaniks Electric Card-Cutting Machine, c1903

Szczepaniks Electric Card-Cutting Machine, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Interior of St. James the Less, Westminster, c1903. Artist: W Ingle

Interior of St. James the Less, Westminster, c1903. Artist: W Ingle
Interior of St. James the Less, Westminster, c1903. St James the Less is an Anglican church in Pimlico, Westminster. It was built between 1858

Background imageGamble Collection: A Street Scene in Delhi, c1903. Artist: Leonard Raven-Hill

A Street Scene in Delhi, c1903. Artist: Leonard Raven-Hill
A Street Scene in Delhi, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Sir Robert Finlay in his chambers, c1903. Artist: Campbell & Gray

Sir Robert Finlay in his chambers, c1903. Artist: Campbell & Gray
Sir Robert Finlay in his chambers, c1903. Robert Bannatyne Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay GCMG, PC, QC, MD (1842?1929), British lawyer, doctor and politician who became Lord Chancellor of Great Britain

Background imageGamble Collection: Assamese, c1903. Artist: F Kapp & Co

Assamese, c1903. Artist: F Kapp & Co
Assamese, c1903. The Assamese people are a subgroup of people of Assam. This subgroup is often associated with the Assamese language. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble

Background imageGamble Collection: Example of Colour Block Illustration for Scientific Work, c1903

Example of Colour Block Illustration for Scientific Work, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: A Japanese Meal, c1903. Artist: David Stevenson & Co

A Japanese Meal, c1903. Artist: David Stevenson & Co
A Japanese Meal, c1903. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1903-4, edited by William Gamble. [A. W. Penrose & Co. London, 1903-4]

Background imageGamble Collection: Two-Revolution Printing Machine, c1908. Artist: Burton-Rake

Two-Revolution Printing Machine, c1908. Artist: Burton-Rake
Two-Revolution Printing Machine, c1908. A Two-Revolution Printing Machine by Furnival & Co. Ltd. Stockport. From Penroses Pictorial Annual, Vol. XIV, edited by William Gamble. [A.W. Penrose & Co

Background imageGamble Collection: The Envoy, c1908. Artist: George Charles Haite

The Envoy, c1908. Artist: George Charles Haite
The Envoy, c1908. From Penroses Pictorial Annual, Vol. XIV, edited by William Gamble. [A.W. Penrose & Co. Ltd, London, 1908-9]

Background imageGamble Collection: Green Peas, c1908. Artist: W&G Baird Ltd

Green Peas, c1908. Artist: W&G Baird Ltd
Green Peas, c1908. From Penroses Pictorial Annual, Vol. XIV, edited by William Gamble. [A.W. Penrose & Co. Ltd, London, 1908-9]



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