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Background imageSleeping Collection: My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais

My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais
My Second Sermon, 1864, (1947). The Artists Daughter in Winchelsea Church : portrait of Millais daughter Effie, aged about five, having fallen asleep during the service

Background imageSleeping Collection: Night and Her Daughter Sleep, 1902. Creator: Mary L. Macomber

Night and Her Daughter Sleep, 1902. Creator: Mary L. Macomber
Night and Her Daughter Sleep, 1902

Background imageSleeping Collection: Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman

Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman
Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Depiction of the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus, (who played a lyre, not a lute)

Background imageSleeping Collection: Morella, c1920. Artist: Harry Clarke

Morella, c1920. Artist: Harry Clarke
Morella, c1920. An illustration for Tales of Mystery & Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). From The Studio Volume 78, [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1919-20]

Background imageSleeping Collection: Dionysus and the Maenads, 1901

Dionysus and the Maenads, 1901. A print from The Magazine of Art, Cassell and Company, Limited, 1901

Background imageSleeping Collection: Le Sommeil, 1866. Artist: Gustave Courbet

Le Sommeil, 1866. Artist: Gustave Courbet
Le Sommeil, 1866. From the collection of the Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee du Petit-Palais, France

Background imageSleeping Collection: Surreal study, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

Surreal study, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham
Surreal study, 1952. Illustration for a poem by TS Eliot. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Dream of St Ursula, 1495, (1911)

The Dream of St Ursula, 1495, (1911)
The Dream of St Ursula, 1495. after a tempera on canvas by Vittore Carpaccio (c1465-c1525). Original housed in the Gallerie dell Accademia, Venice. From A History of Painting Vol

Background imageSleeping Collection: Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. Artist: David Roberts

Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. Artist: David Roberts
Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. A plate from Egypt and Nubia, engraved by Louis Haghe. Found in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Background imageSleeping Collection: Those who went to shelters began a new kind of night-life, 11th November, 1940, 1942

Those who went to shelters began a new kind of night-life, 11th November, 1940, 1942. London residents taking shelter in Elephant and Castle tube station during the World War II

Background imageSleeping Collection: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table-Talking, 1904. Artist: Max Beerbohm

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table-Talking, 1904. Artist: Max Beerbohm
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table-Talking, 1904. Illustration from The Poets Corner, by Max Beerbohm, (London, 1904)

Background imageSleeping Collection: Miseries of London, 1812

Miseries of London, 1812. A woman walking down Wapping Old Stairs being assailed by a group of watermen plying for trade. Two figures watch from a balcony

Background imageSleeping Collection: St Jerome in his Study, 1514 (1906). Artist: Albrecht Durer

St Jerome in his Study, 1514 (1906). Artist: Albrecht Durer
St Jerome in his Study, 1514 (1906). From Durer Des Meisters Gemalde Kupferstiche und Holzschnitte in 471 Abbildungen [Stuttgart und Leipzig, Deutsch Verlags-Ansalt, 1906]

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Dream, 1888, (1912). Artist: Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille

The Dream, 1888, (1912). Artist: Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille
The Dream, 1888, (1912). A colour print from Famous Paintings, with an introduction by Gilbert Chesterton, Cassell and Company, (London, New York, Toronto, 1912)

Background imageSleeping Collection: Woman and Child (Silence), 1855 / 60. Creator: Jean Francois Millet

Woman and Child (Silence), 1855 / 60. Creator: Jean Francois Millet
Woman and Child (Silence), 1855/60

Background imageSleeping Collection: St. Alexis, 1649. Creator: Claude Mellan

St. Alexis, 1649. Creator: Claude Mellan
St. Alexis, 1649

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Wise Virgins Resting Whilst Awaiting the Arrival of The Husband, ca. 1635

The Wise Virgins Resting Whilst Awaiting the Arrival of The Husband, ca. 1635

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Morning of Sedgemoor, 1685, 1905, (1944). Creator: Edgar Bundy

The Morning of Sedgemoor, 1685, 1905, (1944). Creator: Edgar Bundy
The Morning of Sedgemoor, 1685, 1905, (1944). Soldiers sleeping in piles of hay in a barn. The Battle of Sedgmoor took place on 6 July 1685 at Westonzoyland near Bridgwater in Somerset

Background imageSleeping Collection: Agony in the Garden, 1584. Creator: Adriaen Huybrechts

Agony in the Garden, 1584. Creator: Adriaen Huybrechts
Agony in the Garden, 1584.

Background imageSleeping Collection: Hope, 1930s-1953. Creator: Henry Edward Gaze

Hope, 1930s-1953. Creator: Henry Edward Gaze
Hope, 1930s-1953.

Background imageSleeping Collection: A carrier's stable, 1791. Creator: George Morland

A carrier's stable, 1791. Creator: George Morland
A carrier's stable, 1791.

Background imageSleeping Collection: In Union Sq., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

In Union Sq., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
In Union Sq., between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageSleeping Collection: N.Y. schools opening, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

N.Y. schools opening, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
N.Y. schools opening, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageSleeping Collection: Imogen found in the cave of Belarius, 1808. Creator: George Dawe

Imogen found in the cave of Belarius, 1808. Creator: George Dawe
Imogen found in the cave of Belarius, 1808.

Background imageSleeping Collection: Pinewoods (Under the pines), 1931. Creator: Frances Hodgkins

Pinewoods (Under the pines), 1931. Creator: Frances Hodgkins
Pinewoods (Under the pines), 1931.

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Parable of the Weeds, 1622. Creator: Domenico Fetti

The Parable of the Weeds, 1622. Creator: Domenico Fetti
The Parable of the Weeds, 1622

Background imageSleeping Collection: Saint John the Evangelist in Patmos, 1470. Creator: Cosmè Tura

Saint John the Evangelist in Patmos, 1470. Creator: Cosmè Tura
Saint John the Evangelist in Patmos, 1470

Background imageSleeping Collection: Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 1596. Creator: Jan Brueghel the Elder

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 1596. Creator: Jan Brueghel the Elder
Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 1596

Background imageSleeping Collection: In the park on hot day--'played out', between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

In the park on hot day--"played out", between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
In the park on hot day--"played out", between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSleeping Collection: Asleep in Battery Park on hot day, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Asleep in Battery Park on hot day, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Asleep in Battery Park on hot day, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSleeping Collection: Baseball deadheads, Cleveland, c1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Baseball deadheads, Cleveland, c1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Baseball deadheads, Cleveland, c1911

Background imageSleeping Collection: The Naughty Drummer, 1655. Creator: Nicolaes Maes

The Naughty Drummer, 1655. Creator: Nicolaes Maes
The Naughty Drummer, 1655. A mother is obliged to chastise her small son, even threatening him with a small rod, as his drumming is likely to wake the sleeping baby

Background imageSleeping 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 imageSleeping Collection: The Duke of Orleans showing his Lover, 1825. Creator: Eugene Delacroix

The Duke of Orleans showing his Lover, 1825. Creator: Eugene Delacroix
The Duke of Orleans showing his Lover, 1825. A passage in the Histoire des ducs de Borgogne by Barante describes how the Duke of Orleans displayed the naked body of his lover Mariette d'Enghien

Background imageSleeping Collection: Fishing Party on Long Island Sound Off New Rochelle, 1847. Creator: James Goodwyn Clonney

Fishing Party on Long Island Sound Off New Rochelle, 1847. Creator: James Goodwyn Clonney
Fishing Party on Long Island Sound Off New Rochelle, 1847

Background imageSleeping Collection: On the East Side - Jew[ish] New Year, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

On the East Side - Jew[ish] New Year, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
On the East Side - Jew[ish] New Year, 1912

Background imageSleeping Collection: Sleeping Girl, 1880. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Sleeping Girl, 1880. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Sleeping Girl, 1880. A young woman dozes in a chair, her striped stockings and plain skirt suggesting her humble background

Background imageSleeping Collection: The War in Denmark: interior of West Düppel Church, used by Prussian soldiers as a dormitory

The War in Denmark: interior of West Düppel Church, used by Prussian soldiers as a dormitory, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in Denmark from a sketch by our special artist with the allied German armies: interior of West Duppel Church, used by Prussian soldiers as a dormitory, 1864

Background imageSleeping Collection: The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864

The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. In the Engraving on our front page we see the interior of a public-house at Lottorf occupied by a

Background imageSleeping Collection: 'The Light of Other Days' - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

"The Light of Other Days" - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
"The Light of Other Days" - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Old Watchman, thou who watchest not, We smile on thy non-vigil now: Sleep on, nor dream, thou slumbrous sot

Background imageSleeping Collection: A quiet moment in German trenches, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

A quiet moment in German trenches, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
A quiet moment in German trenches, between 1914 and c1915. German soldiers smoking and reading in a trench in Flanders, Belgium, during World War I

Background imageSleeping Collection: Maschere, 1922. Creator: Malerba, Gian Emilio (1880-1926)

Maschere, 1922. Creator: Malerba, Gian Emilio (1880-1926)
Maschere, 1922. Found in the Collection of the Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna, Rom

Background imageSleeping Collection: Studies on Lindozero (laika [dog breed]), 1915. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky

Studies on Lindozero (laika [dog breed]), 1915. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Studies on Lindozero (laika [dog breed]), 1915

Background imageSleeping Collection: 'Boy Asleep', sculpture, by Alexander Munro, in the Royal Academy Exhibition, 1864. Creator: Unknown

"Boy Asleep", sculpture, by Alexander Munro, in the Royal Academy Exhibition, 1864. Creator: Unknown
"Boy Asleep", sculpture, by Alexander Munro, in the Royal Academy Exhibition, 1864. This most charming, but at the same time most difficult

Background imageSleeping Collection: A stampede of jackals through the environs of Calcutta, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

A stampede of jackals through the environs of Calcutta, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
A stampede of jackals through the environs of Calcutta, 1864. A walk through Calcutta about midnight reveals to the European stranger many curious sights

Background imageSleeping Collection: Poor in North France sleeping in church, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Poor in North France sleeping in church, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Poor in North France sleeping in church, between 1914 and c1915. Poor people with a soldier, sleeping in a church in France, during World War I

Background imageSleeping Collection: Eskimo mother and child, c1905, printed (1923?). Creator: Lomen Brothers

Eskimo mother and child, c1905, printed (1923?). Creator: Lomen Brothers
Eskimo mother and child, c1905, printed (1923?)

Background imageSleeping Collection: Eskimo mother carrying a child on her back, 1916(?). Creator: Unknown

Eskimo mother carrying a child on her back, 1916(?). Creator: Unknown
Eskimo mother carrying a child on her back, 1916(?)



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