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John Gilbert Collection

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Timon and Apemantus, 1883. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

Timon and Apemantus, 1883. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
Timon and Apemantus, 1883. Two characters from Shakespeares play Timon of Athens sitting under trees in the wilderness

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Background imageJohn Gilbert 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 imageJohn Gilbert 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 imageJohn Gilbert 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

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: The Return of Ivan the Terrible to Moscow after the Conquest of Kazan. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Return of Ivan the Terrible to Moscow after the Conquest of Kazan. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Return of Ivan the Terrible to Moscow after the Conquest of Kazan. Ivan the Terrible of Russia (1530-1584) successfully besieged the city of Kazan which was held by the Tartars

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: The Woodman and His Dog, 1862. Creator: Sir John Gilbert

The Woodman and His Dog, 1862. Creator: Sir John Gilbert
The Woodman and His Dog, 1862. A pipe-smoking man with an axe on his way to chop wood

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Women have taken over mens jobs. BBC control room as a programme goes on air 1942

Women have taken over mens jobs. BBC control room as a programme goes on air 1942
Women have taken over mens jobs. Two of them in a BBC control room as a programme goes on the air, 1942. From " Calling All Nations", by T. O. Beachcroft

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Shipmates Ashore. John G. Winant, Ernest Bevin, with merchant seamen, 1942 Creator

Shipmates Ashore. John G. Winant, Ernest Bevin, with merchant seamen, 1942 Creator
" Shipmates Ashore. American women workers who heard this programme, which goes out over the seven seas, presented the British Merchant Navy with a London club

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: William Makepeace Thackeray 1811-1863, c1850, (1942). Creator: Sir John Gilbert

William Makepeace Thackeray 1811-1863, c1850, (1942). Creator: Sir John Gilbert
William Makepeace Thackeray 1811-1863, c1850, (1942). From " English Novelists", by Elizabeth Bowen. [Collins, London, 1942]

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Allied Leaders Confer in Cairo, November 1943, (1945). Creator: Unknown

Allied Leaders Confer in Cairo, November 1943, (1945). Creator: Unknown
Allied Leaders Confer in Cairo, November 1943, (1945). Meeting in the Egyptian capital during the Second World War. Front row: Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek, US President Franklin D Roosevelt

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Guy Fawkes before James the First, c1870, (c1900). Creator: Unknown

Guy Fawkes before James the First, c1870, (c1900). Creator: Unknown
Guy Fawkes before James the First, c1870, (c1900). Victorian depiction of Guy Fawkes being brought before King James I after the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Meeting of Henry VIII and Francis I. at Ardres - The Field of the Cloth of Gold, 1520, (1855)

Meeting of Henry VIII and Francis I. at Ardres - The Field of the Cloth of Gold, 1520, (1855). 19th century depiction of the meeting between Henry VIII of England

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Banditti, 1873. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

Banditti, 1873. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
Banditti, 1873. Bandits, including two on horseback, in a landscape

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Harlech Castle from the ramparts, 1850. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

Harlech Castle from the ramparts, 1850. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
Harlech Castle from the ramparts, 1850

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Interior view of the Royal Closet in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840

Interior view of the Royal Closet in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840. The Archbishops and Bishops congratulating Queen Victoria on her birthday

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: The Royal Closet in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840

The Royal Closet in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840. Showing Queen Victoria giving an audience to an ambassador

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Drawing-room in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840

Drawing-room in St Jamess Palace, Westminster, London, c1840

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Presentation ceremony in St Jamess Palace, Westmister, London, c1840

Presentation ceremony in St Jamess Palace, Westmister, London, c1840. People being presented to Queen Victoria in the drawing-room

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Morden College, Greenwich, London, c1832. Artist: William Day

Morden College, Greenwich, London, c1832. Artist: William Day
Morden College, Greenwich, London, c1832

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: View of Blackheath, showing windmills and buildings, Greenwich, London, 1832. Artist

View of Blackheath, showing windmills and buildings, Greenwich, London, 1832. Artist
View of Blackheath, showing windmills and buildings, Greenwich, London, 1832

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Banquet at Lucentios house, 1859. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

Banquet at Lucentios house, 1859. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
Banquet at Lucentios house, 1859. A scene from Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: Sir Andrew Aguecheek Writes a Challenge, 1859. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

Sir Andrew Aguecheek Writes a Challenge, 1859. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
Sir Andrew Aguecheek Writes a Challenge, 1859. A scene from Shakespeares Twelth Night

Background imageJohn Gilbert Collection: The Angel Inn, Midhurst, 1865. Artist: Sir John Gilbert

The Angel Inn, Midhurst, 1865. Artist: Sir John Gilbert
The Angel Inn, Midhurst, 1865



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