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Peake Collection

Background imagePeake Collection: Map of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, 1926

Map of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian author and philosopher, 1926

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian author and philosopher, 1926. As a fiction writer, Tolstoy is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all novelists

Background imagePeake Collection: St Augustine with his mother St Monica, 1855 (1926). Artist: Ary Scheffer

St Augustine with his mother St Monica, 1855 (1926). Artist: Ary Scheffer
St Augustine with his mother St Monica, 1855 (1926). From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 2: Builders of the Church, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Moabite Stone, 1926

The Moabite Stone, 1926. The Moabite Stone, discovered in 1868, is a black basalt stone bearing an inscription by the 9th century BC Moabite King Mesha

Background imagePeake Collection: The potteries, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward

The potteries, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward
The potteries, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Sampler, England, 1820. Creator: C. S. Peake

Sampler, England, 1820. Creator: C. S. Peake
Sampler, England, 1820. Where should I be if God should say / I must not live another day / And send to take away my breath / What is eternity

Background imagePeake Collection: Princess Elizabeth (1596-1662), Later Queen of Bohemia, ca. 1606. Creator: Robert Peake I

Princess Elizabeth (1596-1662), Later Queen of Bohemia, ca. 1606. Creator: Robert Peake I
Princess Elizabeth (1596-1662), Later Queen of Bohemia, ca. 1606

Background imagePeake Collection: Henry Frederick (1594-1612), Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington (1592-1614)

Henry Frederick (1594-1612), Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington (1592-1614), in the Hunting Field, 1603

Background imagePeake Collection: Catherine Carey, Countess of Nottingham, ca. 1597

Catherine Carey, Countess of Nottingham, ca. 1597. Private Collection

Background imagePeake Collection: The Saloon, Hadzor House, 19th century. Creator: Frederick Peake

The Saloon, Hadzor House, 19th century. Creator: Frederick Peake
The Saloon, Hadzor House, 19th century. Interior of Hadzor Hall, an 18th-century country house near Droitwich in Worcestershire. From Mansions of England and Wales

Background imagePeake Collection: The Denial of Saint Peter, 1926. Artist: Ferdinand Graf von Harrach

The Denial of Saint Peter, 1926. Artist: Ferdinand Graf von Harrach
The Denial of Saint Peter, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 1: The Birth of Christianity, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Trade Card for Sir Robert Peake, printer and publsiher, ca. 1635-67. Creator: Anon

Trade Card for Sir Robert Peake, printer and publsiher, ca. 1635-67. Creator: Anon
Trade Card for Sir Robert Peake, printer and publsiher, ca. 1635-67

Background imagePeake Collection: The Venerable Bede Translating the Last Chapter of St John, 1926. Artist: James Doyle Penrose

The Venerable Bede Translating the Last Chapter of St John, 1926. Artist: James Doyle Penrose
The Venerable Bede Translating the Last Chapter of St John, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 2: Builders of the Church, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Boy scouts camping, 1926

Boy scouts camping, 1926. The boy scout movement was started in 1907 by Lieutenant-General Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)

Background imagePeake Collection: The Covenanters, 1926. Artist: William Harris Weatherhead

The Covenanters, 1926. Artist: William Harris Weatherhead
The Covenanters, 1926. The Covenanters formed an important movement in the religion and politics of Scotland in the 17th century

Background imagePeake Collection: Nelsons First Farewell, 1926. Artist: George William Joy

Nelsons First Farewell, 1926. Artist: George William Joy
Nelsons First Farewell, 1926. One of Britains greatest military figures, Admiral Nelson (1758-1805) was the victor at a number of naval battles in the Napoleonic Wars

Background imagePeake Collection: Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, Israel, 1926

Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, Israel, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 1: The Birth of Christianity, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Jan Hus Before the Council of Constance, 1415 (1926). Artist: Vaclav Brozik

Jan Hus Before the Council of Constance, 1415 (1926). Artist: Vaclav Brozik
Jan Hus Before the Council of Constance, 1415 (1926). From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 2: Builders of the Church, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Queen Elizabeth I in procession with her courtiers, c1600-1603 (1825). Artist: Sarah

Queen Elizabeth I in procession with her courtiers, c1600-1603 (1825). Artist: Sarah
Queen Elizabeth I in procession with her courtiers, c1600-1603 (1825). After an oil painting attributed to Robert Peake (c1592-1667) at Sherborne Castle

Background imagePeake Collection: Portrait of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

Portrait of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Private Collection

Background imagePeake Collection: James Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937), British Prime Minister, 1926

James Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937), British Prime Minister, 1926. MacDonald was a British politician and twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Background imagePeake Collection: Harvesting hay, 1926

Harvesting hay, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Aerial view of Ellis Island Immigration Station, New York, USA, 1926

Aerial view of Ellis Island Immigration Station, New York, USA, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow

Background imagePeake Collection: United States Men-Of-War passing through a lock, Panama Canal, Panama, 1926

United States Men-Of-War passing through a lock, Panama Canal, Panama, 1926
United States Men-Of-War passing through a lock, Panama Canal, 1926. The idea of building a canal between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans was first planned by the French civil engineer

Background imagePeake Collection: Steelworks, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward

Steelworks, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward
Steelworks, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Black Country, Staffordshire, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward

The Black Country, Staffordshire, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward
The Black Country, Staffordshire, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Mustapha Kemal Pasha (1881-1928), Turkish revolutionary, 1926

Mustapha Kemal Pasha (1881-1928), Turkish revolutionary, 1926
Mustapha Kemal Pasha (1881-1938), 1926. Mustapha Kemal Ataturk (Pasha) was an army officer, revolutionary statesman, the founder of the Republic of Turkey and its first President

Background imagePeake Collection: The Palace of the Senate, Rome, Italy, 1926

The Palace of the Senate, Rome, Italy, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Guardian Angel, 1926. Artist: Louis Tessier

The Guardian Angel, 1926. Artist: Louis Tessier
The Guardian Angel, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Signing the Locarno Treaties at the British Foreign Office, London, 1925 (1926)

Signing the Locarno Treaties at the British Foreign Office, London, 1925 (1926). The Locarno Treaties were seven agreements negotiated at Locarno, Switzerland

Background imagePeake Collection: Aerial view of Lower New York, USA, 1926

Aerial view of Lower New York, USA, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Chamber of the French Senate, Paris, France, 1926

The Chamber of the French Senate, Paris, France, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Division Lobby, House of Commons, Westminster, London, 1926

The Division Lobby, House of Commons, Westminster, London, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow

Background imagePeake Collection: A typical sitting of the Reichstag, Parliament of the German Republic, 1926

A typical sitting of the Reichstag, Parliament of the German Republic, 1926. Published in, An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, R G Parsons, As Peake, volume V

Background imagePeake Collection: Coal and iron production, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward

Coal and iron production, 1926. Artist: Edgar & Winifred Ward
Coal and iron production, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1926

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1926. As seen from the Cathedral Tower. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow

Background imagePeake Collection: The Muezzin in his Minaret calling the Faithful to Prayer, 1926

The Muezzin in his Minaret calling the Faithful to Prayer, 1926. The muezzin is a chosen person at the mosque who leads the call (adhan)

Background imagePeake Collection: The House of Commons, 1926

The House of Commons, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Basilica of Saint Peter, Rome, 1926

The Basilica of Saint Peter, Rome, 1926. The Basilica of Saint Peter is the largest religious building in the world and is often used by the Pope

Background imagePeake Collection: Germanys Houses of Parliament, Berlin, 1926

Germanys Houses of Parliament, Berlin, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: Children dancing round a maypole, 1926

Children dancing round a maypole, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Conquerors, Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, Panama, 1926

The Conquerors, Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, Panama, 1926. The Gaillard (or Culebra) Cut, is a man-made valley cutting through the continental divide in Panama

Background imagePeake Collection: A village church, 1926

A village church, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The market place, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1926

The market place, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Lambeth Conference of 1920 (1926)

The Lambeth Conference of 1920 (1926). The Lambeth Conferences are the periodical assemblies of bishops of the Anglican Communion. They began in 1867

Background imagePeake Collection: Peter the Hermit Preaching the First Crusade, 1926

Peter the Hermit Preaching the First Crusade, 1926
Peter the Hermit Preaching the First Crusade, (1926). From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 2: Builders of the Church, edited by RG Parsons and AS Peake

Background imagePeake Collection: The Palace of Luxembourg, home of the French Senate, Paris, France, 1926

The Palace of Luxembourg, home of the French Senate, Paris, France, 1926. From An Outline of Christianity, The Story of Our Civilisation, volume 5: Christianity Today and Tomorrow

Background imagePeake Collection: Frances Mary Buss (1827-1894), English pioneer of womens education, 1926

Frances Mary Buss (1827-1894), English pioneer of womens education, 1926. Buss founded the North London Collegiate School in 1850 and remained its principal all her life



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