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Background imageSpade Collection: Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Background imageSpade Collection: Captain L. E. G. Oates by the Stable Door, 30 August 1911, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting

Captain L. E. G. Oates by the Stable Door, 30 August 1911, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting
Captain L. E. G. Oates by the Stable Door, 30 August 1911, (1913). Lawrence Titus Oates (1880-1912) suffering from gangrene and frostbite, walked from his tent into a blizzard

Background imageSpade Collection: Gaynor notification 9/3/13, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Gaynor notification 9/3/13, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Gaynor notification 9/3/13, 1913. Shows supporters at the notification ceremony that took place on September 3, 1913 on the steps of City Hall, New York City, where Mayor William J

Background imageSpade Collection: Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Workmen waiting to be engaged in the Place of the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1869. '...by far the larger part of the working population who are in want of work assemble in the open air on particular

Background imageSpade Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. 'The Engraving on our front page shows one or two groups of the fellahs, or native Egyptian labourers

Background imageSpade Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, [Egypt], 1869. 'The Chalouf cutting, which is situated near the south-eastern extremity of the Bitter Lakes

Background imageSpade Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal [in Egypt]: labourers removing earth, 1869. Workers on that '...great enterprise which now approaches its completion

Background imageSpade Collection: Gaynor [and] Schiff, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Gaynor [and] Schiff, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Gaynor [and] Schiff, 1913. Shows the notification ceremony that took place on September 3, 1913 on the steps of City Hall, New York City, where Mayor William J. Gaynor was nominated for re-election

Background imageSpade Collection: By summer seas, c1904. Creator: Charles Sims

By summer seas, c1904. Creator: Charles Sims
By summer seas, c1904.

Background imageSpade Collection: J.M. Cox, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

J.M. Cox, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
J.M. Cox, between c1915 and c1920. Shows politician James Middleton Cox (1870-1957) who served as Governor of Ohio and was the Democratic Party nominee for President in 1920

Background imageSpade Collection: The Earth, unknown date. Creator: Nicolas Lancret

The Earth, unknown date. Creator: Nicolas Lancret
The Earth, unknown date. Part of a series on the Four Elements, a theme that was popular during the 17th century and which frequently took the form of depictions of figures engaged in tasks

Background imageSpade Collection: Les bêcheurs (The diggers), 1855-1856. Creator: Jean Francois Millet

Les bêcheurs (The diggers), 1855-1856. Creator: Jean Francois Millet
Les becheurs (The diggers), 1855-1856

Background imageSpade Collection: The Funeral of Lord Palmerston: the new cemetery at Romsey...interment of Lord Palmerston, 1865

The Funeral of Lord Palmerston: the new cemetery at Romsey...interment of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Funeral of Lord Palmerston: the new cemetery at Romsey, with the vault opened for the interment of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Mr

Background imageSpade Collection: Her Majesty the Queen planting the 'Prince Consort's Oak' in Windsor Great Park, 1862

Her Majesty the Queen planting the "Prince Consort's Oak" in Windsor Great Park, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Her Majesty the Queen planting the "Prince Consort's Oak" in Windsor Great Park, 1862. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Bambridge

Background imageSpade Collection: The Fourcroya Longaeva, a species of agave...in the gardens of the Royal Botanic Society... 1864

The Fourcroya Longaeva, a species of agave...in the gardens of the Royal Botanic Society... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Fourcroya Longaeva, a species of agave, flowering in the gardens of the Royal Botanic Society, Regent's Park, 1864

Background imageSpade Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:..Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:..Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: remains of Broadhead Wheel Mill, on the Loxley, near Matlock: workmen searching for tools, 1864

Background imageSpade Collection: British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. British soldiers laying a light railway line near Boesinghe, Belgium, July 28, 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele (the Third Battle of Ypres)

Background imageSpade Collection: British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps tending fat boilers situated outdoors in an infantry camp in Rouen, France on July 24

Background imageSpade Collection: Mabel Garrison, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mabel Garrison, 1917. Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963), digging a spade into the ground at a demonstration garden next to the U.S.S

Background imageSpade Collection: German soldiers in the Aisne District, 26 Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

German soldiers in the Aisne District, 26 Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
German soldiers in the Aisne District, 26 Dec 1914 (date created or published later). German soldiers with a shelter in the Aisne District, France during World War I

Background imageSpade Collection: 'Winter', drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson. 'Winter', drawn by A. Hunt, 1864

"Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson. "Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864
"Winter", drawn by A. Hunt, 1864. The sun is sinking-in the wintry sky, And all the landscape lies enwrapp'd in snow; The day is dying, and to see it die Come youth and age

Background imageSpade Collection: The Chaudière Gold-Fields, Canada: the diggings on a tributary of the Chaudière, 1864

The Chaudière Gold-Fields, Canada: the diggings on a tributary of the Chaudière, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Chaudiere Gold-Fields, Canada: the diggings on a tributary of the Chaudiere, 1864. Forty-eight years ago a woman, engaged in washing, found a large nugget of gold

Background imageSpade Collection: Trenches in Central Park, Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Trenches in Central Park, Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Trenches in Central Park, Mar 1918. Probably shows a project to dig demonstration trenches in Central Park, New York City

Background imageSpade Collection: Belg.[i.e. Belgium], burying horses after battle, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Belg.[i.e. Belgium], burying horses after battle, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Belg.[i.e. Belgium], burying horses after battle, 1914. People looking at a dead horse in the road after the Battle of Haelen which was fought by the German and Belgian armies on August 12

Background imageSpade Collection: Hard Times, 1885, (c1930). Creator: Hubert von Herkomer

Hard Times, 1885, (c1930). Creator: Hubert von Herkomer
Hard Times, 1885, (c1930). A family rest by the side of the road. The fathers tools, tied in a bundle, indicate that he is looking for manual labour

Background imageSpade Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Paysan et Paysanne des Environs de Triste, en Istrie, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Paysan et Paysanne des Environs de Triste, en Istrie, c1797
Costumes de Differents Pays, Paysan et Paysanne des Environs de Triste, en Istrie, c1797

Background imageSpade Collection: Gardener with pipe and spade, garden figure. Creator: Anon

Gardener with pipe and spade, garden figure. Creator: Anon
Gardener with pipe and spade, garden figure

Background imageSpade Collection: 'What's O'Clock? What's O'Clock?' - drawn by Godwin, 1860. Creator: W Thomas

"What's O'Clock? What's O'Clock?" - drawn by Godwin, 1860. Creator: W Thomas
"What's O'Clock? What's O'Clock?" - drawn by Godwin, 1860. In this little Sketch, so unpretending in character, yet so charming for its very simplicity, Mr

Background imageSpade Collection: The Sower, 19th century. Creator: Franz Kellerhoven

The Sower, 19th century. Creator: Franz Kellerhoven
The Sower, 19th century

Background imageSpade Collection: Portraits, 1857. Creator: Félicien Rops

Portraits, 1857. Creator: Félicien Rops
Portraits, 1857. From periodical: Uylenspiegel, no. 23, 5 July 1857

Background imageSpade Collection: A Funeral in Alsike, 1883. Creator: Gustaf Cederström

A Funeral in Alsike, 1883. Creator: Gustaf Cederström
A Funeral in Alsike, 1883

Background imageSpade Collection: Farmer and wife of South Beveland, 1803-c.1899. Creator: J. Enklaar

Farmer and wife of South Beveland, 1803-c.1899. Creator: J. Enklaar
Farmer and wife of South Beveland, 1803-c.1899. In traditional costume of the Zeeland island of Zuid-Beveland. The farmer holds a spade in his hand

Background imageSpade Collection: Soldiers dig a trench, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet

Soldiers dig a trench, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet
Soldiers dig a trench, 1832, (1833). Ouverture de la troisieme paralelle'. Opening of the third parallel. Explosion displacing the gabions of the palisade

Background imageSpade Collection: Church Interior, 1844. Creator: Bartholomeus Johannes van Hove

Church Interior, 1844. Creator: Bartholomeus Johannes van Hove
Church Interior, 1844

Background imageSpade Collection: La hauteur de Douaumont vue du la Chaume, 1916 (1924) Creator: Francois Flameng

La hauteur de Douaumont vue du la Chaume, 1916 (1924) Creator: Francois Flameng
La hauteur de Douaumont vue du la Chaume, 1916. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume I" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageSpade Collection: C'est bien agréable de jardiner, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

C'est bien agréable de jardiner, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
C'est bien agreable de jardiner, 19th century. The Pleasures of the Countryside by Daumier - It is pleasant to garden

Background imageSpade Collection: Woman (Aeltien?) standing next to death in St Michael's Church, Zwolle, c.1671

Woman (Aeltien?) standing next to death in St Michael's Church, Zwolle, c.1671. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
Woman (Aeltien?) standing next to death in St Michael's Church, Zwolle, c.1671. Woman standing in the choir of the Sint-Michaelskerk, possibly the artist's sister Aleida or Aeltien ter Borch

Background imageSpade Collection: Les peperes de la route, 1916. Creator: Georges Leroux

Les peperes de la route, 1916. Creator: Georges Leroux
Les peperes de la route, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVIII. La Guerre Juillet, Aout, Septembre, Octobre, Novembre, Decembre 1916"

Background imageSpade Collection: Testimonial presented to Mr. C. A. Saunders, Great Western Railway, 1856. Creator: Unknown

Testimonial presented to Mr. C. A. Saunders, Great Western Railway, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Testimonial presented to Mr. C. A. Saunders, Great Western Railway, 1856. The testimonial, which had been got up so privately that Mr

Background imageSpade Collection: Commencement of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway, 1856. Creator: Unknown

Commencement of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Commencement of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway, 1856. Notwithstanding the heavy rain, which began at an early hour and continued without the slightest intermission all day

Background imageSpade Collection: Scheveningen women digging in a potato field, 1874. Creator: Philip Lodewijk Jacob Frederik Sadee

Scheveningen women digging in a potato field, 1874. Creator: Philip Lodewijk Jacob Frederik Sadee
Scheveningen women digging in a potato field, 1874

Background imageSpade Collection: Owen, F.D. Public Buildings And Grounds Custodian of The Flags, Left, Planting Tree, Presid

Owen, F.D. Public Buildings And Grounds Custodian of The Flags, Left, Planting Tree, Presid
F.D. Owen, Public Buildings And Grounds Custodian of The Flags, left, Planting Tree, President [Woodrow] Wilson, 1913. Wilson is holding the spade

Background imageSpade Collection: Russia War Pictures - Women, 1917. Creator: Unknown

Russia War Pictures - Women, 1917. Creator: Unknown
Russia War Pictures - Women, 1917. Russian women working on the railway - the woman in the centre has bare feet

Background imageSpade Collection: Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. Creator: Honore Daumier

Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. Creator: Honore Daumier
Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. You don't need to remind me of his titles

Background imageSpade Collection: Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. Creator: Honore Daumier

Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. Creator: Honore Daumier
Vous n'avez pas besoin de me rappeler ses titres... 1871. You don't need to remind me of his titles

Background imageSpade Collection: Leonard D.Mahon with Steel Helmet He Invented That Could Be Used As Shovel, 1917

Leonard D.Mahon with Steel Helmet He Invented That Could Be Used As Shovel, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Leonard D.Mahon with Steel Helmet He Invented That Could Be Used As Shovel, 1917

Background imageSpade Collection: Leonard D. Mahon with steel helmet he invented that could be used as shovel, 1917

Leonard D. Mahon with steel helmet he invented that could be used as shovel, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Leonard D
Leonard D. Mahon with steel helmet he invented that could be used as shovel, 1917

Background imageSpade Collection: People by a Road, 1893. Creator: H. A. Brendekilde

People by a Road, 1893. Creator: H. A. Brendekilde
People by a Road, 1893



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