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Gilbert John Collection

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'A Tavern Brawl', by John Gilbert, ...Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864

"A Tavern Brawl", by John Gilbert, ...Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864
"A Tavern Brawl", by John Gilbert, in the Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864. Engraving of a painting

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Tableau of Shakspeare characters, designed by John Gilbert, 1864. Creator: W Thomas

Tableau of Shakspeare characters, designed by John Gilbert, 1864. Creator: W Thomas
Tableau of Shakspeare characters, designed by John Gilbert, 1864. Illustration celebrating the tricentenary of Shakespeare's birth

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Carol-singing in Yorkshire - drawn by John Gilbert, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Carol-singing in Yorkshire - drawn by John Gilbert, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Carol-singing in Yorkshire - drawn by John Gilbert, 1864. In every corner of our island this "sort of holy song, " though set to secular music

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'Squire Mayduke's Daughter' - drawn by John Gilbert, 1862. Creator: Unknown

"Squire Mayduke's Daughter" - drawn by John Gilbert, 1862. Creator: Unknown
"Squire Mayduke's Daughter" - drawn by John Gilbert, 1862. Illustration to a short story by Augustus Mayhew. From "Illustrated London News", 1862

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Wassail Bowl - drawn by John Gilbert, 1860. Creator: Smyth

The Wassail Bowl - drawn by John Gilbert, 1860. Creator: Smyth
all! welcome all! The feast is spread in the vaulted hall...The gen'rous wassail-bowl With kindness warms the soul. We quaff it to friends, we quaff it to foes

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar', from 'The Boy's Book of Ballads', 1860. Creator: W Thomas

"Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar", from "The Boy's Book of Ballads", 1860. Creator: W Thomas
"Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar", from "The Boy's Book of Ballads", 1860. Of the romantic characteristics of John Gilbert's illustrations it is of course unnecessary to

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Christ's Hospital and Christmas Eve - drawn by John Gilbert, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Christ's Hospital and Christmas Eve - drawn by John Gilbert, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Christ's Hospital and Christmas Eve - drawn by John Gilbert, 1857. Festive scene outside the Blue Coat School in Newgate Street, City of London. From "Illustrated London News", 1857

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Twelfth-Night Wassail-Bowl, 1856. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Twelfth-Night Wassail-Bowl, 1856. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Twelfth-Night Wassail-Bowl, 1856. 17th century scene: peasants visiting the lord and lady of the manor at Christmas....the bowl was filled with spiced wine

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'A Sketch in the Fruit Market at Rio Janeiro' - by J. Gilbert, 1856. Creator: Unknown

"A Sketch in the Fruit Market at Rio Janeiro" - by J. Gilbert, 1856. Creator: Unknown
"A Sketch in the Fruit Market at Rio Janeiro" - by J. Gilbert, 1856. Engraving of a painting. From "Illustrated London News", 1856

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'The Standard Bearer' - by J. Gilbert - from the Exhibition of Old Water Colours, 1856

"The Standard Bearer" - by J. Gilbert - from the Exhibition of Old Water Colours, 1856. Creator: Unknown
"The Standard Bearer" - by J. Gilbert - from the Exhibition of Old Water Colours, 1856. Engraving of a painting. From "Illustrated London News", 1856

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'Shylock and Jessica' - drawn by John Gilbert, 1854. Creator: Unknown

"Shylock and Jessica" - drawn by John Gilbert, 1854. Creator: Unknown
"Shylock and Jessica" - drawn by John Gilbert, 1854. Mr. Gilbert has selected for Illustration a scene from Shakspeare's charming; play of "The Merchant of Venice." It

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'Peter Paul Rubens', by J. Gilbert, in the Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water... 1862

"Peter Paul Rubens", by J. Gilbert, in the Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water... 1862
"Peter Paul Rubens", by J. Gilbert, in the Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1862. Engraving of a painting

Background imageGilbert John Collection: 'Cardinal Wolsey and the Duke of Buckingham', by John Gilbert, in the Gallery of the... 1862

"Cardinal Wolsey and the Duke of Buckingham", by John Gilbert, in the Gallery of the... 1862
"Cardinal Wolsey and the Duke of Buckingham", by John Gilbert, in the Gallery of the British Institution, 1862. Engraving of a painting

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Conspirators in the private apartments of Thomas A'Becket shortly before his murder... 1862

The Conspirators in the private apartments of Thomas A'Becket shortly before his murder... 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Conspirators in the private apartments of Thomas A'Becket shortly before his murder: the Primate addressing Tracy - by J. Gilbert, 1862. Engraving of a painting

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Messrs. Sampson Low, Son, and Co. have just published an elegantly-bound edition, with illustrations by Mr

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Shakspeare's Songs and Sonnets, illustrated, 1862. Messrs. Sampson Low, Son, and Co. have just published an elegantly-bound edition, with illustrations by Mr

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Landscape Sketch, 1877. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Landscape Sketch, 1877. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Landscape Sketch, 1877

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Taming of the Shrew, 1861. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Taming of the Shrew, 1861. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Taming of the Shrew, 1861

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Sir John Falstaff Reviewing His Ragged Regiment, 1858. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Sir John Falstaff Reviewing His Ragged Regiment, 1858. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Sir John Falstaff Reviewing His Ragged Regiment, 1858. A scene from Henry IV, Part II, Act III, Scene 2

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Preparing For The Charge, 1873. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Preparing For The Charge, 1873. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Preparing For The Charge, 1873

Background imageGilbert John Collection: A Windy Day, 1885. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

A Windy Day, 1885. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
A Windy Day, 1885

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Scene From Shakespeares The Merchant Of Venice, 1865. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Scene From Shakespeares The Merchant Of Venice, 1865. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Scene From Shakespeares The Merchant Of Venice, 1865. Illustrates Act III, Scene I

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Old Cottages At Lewisham, 1876. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Old Cottages At Lewisham, 1876. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Old Cottages At Lewisham, 1876

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Baggage Wagon, 1884. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Baggage Wagon, 1884. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Baggage Wagon, 1884

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Study of Trees, 1874. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

Study of Trees, 1874. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
Study of Trees, 1874

Background imageGilbert John Collection: The Return Of The Victors, 1878-1879. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Return Of The Victors, 1878-1879. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Return Of The Victors, 1878-1879

Background imageGilbert John Collection: L Atelier de Rembrandt, tableau de J. Gilbert (Rembrandts Studio, a painting

L Atelier de Rembrandt, tableau de J. Gilbert (Rembrandts Studio, a painting by J. Gilbert), from " L Univers Illustre, " p. 395, November 14, 1861

Background imageGilbert John Collection: Brunetta and Phillis, a scene from The Spectator, painted by John Gilbert, 1844

Brunetta and Phillis, a scene from The Spectator, painted by John Gilbert, 1844. The fair Phillis, dressed in the rich brocade, awaits with impatience the entrance of her rival


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