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1922 Collection

"1922: A Year of Adventures, Triumphs, and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to the roaring twenties as we delve into the remarkable events that unfolded in 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Jeeves and Wooster, 1922

Jeeves and Wooster, 1922
P.G. Wodehouse story in The Strand, March 1922, entitled Sir Roderick Comes to Lunch

Background image1922 Collection: France V Scotland Rugby

France V Scotland Rugby
A Scottish player is tackled by a pair of Frenchmen. The match finished in a draw at 3- 3

Background image1922 Collection: Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 3938, Quo Vadis

Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive 3938, Quo Vadis
Maker: Charles Burrell & Sons of Thetford, Norfolk Type: Showmans Road Locomotive Number: 3938 Built: 1922 Registration: XL 9086 Class: Scenic Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 8 Name: Quo Vadis Date

Background image1922 Collection: Chappell Advertisement

Chappell Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Chappell, pianoforte and gramophone salons in London. The image showsa Chappell piano in a fine interior by a fireplace, The choice of the conoisseur. Date: circa 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Latuka woman, South Sudan, East Central Africa

Latuka woman, South Sudan, East Central Africa
Latuka woman of the Nile valley, South Sudan (then part of the British Empire), East Central Africa. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Good-bye, Old Man. By Fortunio Matania. 1922

Good-bye, Old Man. By Fortunio Matania. 1922
Illustration by Fortunio Matania showing a soldier saying a last goodbye to his faithful horse

Background image1922 Collection: 1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory

1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory
1922 British Mount Everest Expedition - Major Edward " Teddy" F. Norton (1884-1954) and George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) at nearly 27, 000 feet. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Moon Madness

Moon Madness
Dreamy scene of ladies dancing in the moonlight

Background image1922 Collection: Proust (Age about 31)

Proust (Age about 31)
MARCEL PROUST aged about 31

Background image1922 Collection: Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6

Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6
The Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S.6, winner of the International Schneider Trophy Air Race in 1922, 1927 and 1929, and holder of the world speed record of 357.7 mph

Background image1922 Collection: No! Crayfish require these drinks!, Swedish anti-Prohibition poster, 1922

No! Crayfish require these drinks!, Swedish anti-Prohibition poster, 1922
No! Crayfish require these drinks!. Swedish anti-Prohibition poster, 1922. Private Collection

Background image1922 Collection: Vassar College Girl 1922

Vassar College Girl 1922
American college girl or the Vassar girl of 1922

Background image1922 Collection: W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson
Cartoon, Safety First. A Cricket forecast for 1922 showing the new safety equipment for playing cricket, which is health and safety gone mad

Background image1922 Collection: Nicolas Poster

Nicolas Poster
Poster for the Nicolas chain of wine shops, France

Background image1922 Collection: Blue Dress / Beer 1922

Blue Dress / Beer 1922
Blue dress by Beer: low neckline, open to the hips at the side & worn over a grey slip. Bodice & low waistband decorated in a feather motif plus a bandeau & earrings

Background image1922 Collection: Ulysses / James Joyce

Ulysses / James Joyce
Ulysses by James Joyce

Background image1922 Collection: Isle of Wight / Ventnor

Isle of Wight / Ventnor
Isle of Wight: Ventnor

Background image1922 Collection: Imperial Hotel, Tokyo

Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
The IMPERIAL HOTEL, TOKYO : designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, built 1915-1922, survived 1923 earthquake, demolished 1967

Background image1922 Collection: MORIARTY POSTER

MORIARTY POSTER
Poster for Moriarty, a Hollywood movie featuring the ex-Professor described by Holmes as the Napoleon of crime Date: circa 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Deer Hunt on Exmoor

Deer Hunt on Exmoor
Hunting red deer in the Vale of Porlock, Exmoor, Somerset. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Circus Elephant / Trainer

Circus Elephant / Trainer
A circus elephant and his trainer, Miss Cornak, who also has a little dog on a lead to show how versatile she is

Background image1922 Collection: Shackleton / Graphic 1914

Shackleton / Graphic 1914
ERNEST SHACKLETON Irish Antartic explorer, photographed before his bid to cross the Antartic continent in 1914

Background image1922 Collection: Oil on gauze and board by Paul Klee. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Oil on gauze and board by Paul Klee. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
KLEE: RED BALLOON, 1922. Oil on gauze and board by Paul Klee. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Background image1922 Collection: Shackleton Portrait

Shackleton Portrait
ERNEST SHACKLETON Naval officer and explorer of the Antarctic. Date: 1874 - 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Red indian chief

Red indian chief Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein in 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon

Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon
The work " Ours blanc", also known as " the White Bear" by Francois Pompon (1855-1933) - probably his most famous work - exhibited at the Salon d Automne of 1922 when Pompon was

Background image1922 Collection: Huddersfield Town FC football team 1922-1923

Huddersfield Town FC football team 1922-1923
Huddersfield Town FC football team c 1922-1923. Back row: Walter, Wood, Slade, Cowell, Barkas, Brough. Smith. Third row: Chaplin (Trainer), Marlow, Stentiford, Wilson, Goodier, Goodall, Cawthorne

Background image1922 Collection: Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London

Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London -- Entrance Hall, showing main staircase leading upwards. circa 1922

Background image1922 Collection: HMS Iron Duke and the Great Fire of Smyrna, 1922

HMS Iron Duke and the Great Fire of Smyrna, 1922
A vivid photograph of the burning of Smyrna after its capture by the Turks, with HMS Iron Duke, the flagship of the Mediterranean fleet, in the foreground. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson

More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson
Some suggestions for the novice. Illustrations showing various devices to assist golfing skills. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary

Background image1922 Collection: Girl on a Swing 1922

Girl on a Swing 1922
A young girl on a swing attached to a tree. Her reading book and hoop lie abandoned in the grass

Background image1922 Collection: Depiction of a flat planet Earth

Depiction of a flat planet Earth, with curious little wheels for the ships to go round without (hopefully) falling off into space

Background image1922 Collection: Edinburgh Hibernian FC football team c 1922-1923

Edinburgh Hibernian FC football team c 1922-1923
Edinburgh Hiberian FC football team c 1922-1923. Back row: Allan, Shaw, Harper, Strang, Miller, Dorman. Middle row: Ritchie, Paterson, Bryce, Templeton, Young, Duncan, McGinnigle. Rhodes

Background image1922 Collection: Victoria Arduino espresso coffee machine, by Leonetto Cappiello (1875-1942), illustration, 1922

Victoria Arduino espresso coffee machine, by Leonetto Cappiello (1875-1942), illustration, 1922
Posters, Italy, 20th century. The Victoria Arduino espresso coffee machine. Illustration by Leonetto Cappiello (1875-1942), 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Five Famous Conductors in Silhouette

Five Famous Conductors in Silhouette - who took part in Bournemouths Festival of Music in 1922, organised by Mr. Dan Godfrey at the Winter Gardens

Background image1922 Collection: Art deco fashion sketches, London, 1921

Art deco fashion sketches, London, 1921
Art deco fashion sketches by Soulie, London, 1921. On the left is a frock of black and white foulard supplemented with tulle

Background image1922 Collection: BUSTER KEATON (1896-1966). American comedian. In the film The Boat, 1922

BUSTER KEATON (1896-1966). American comedian. In the film The Boat, 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Herbert Fudge Newsagent 1922

Herbert Fudge Newsagent 1922
The marvelously named Herbert Fudge Newsagent, Stationer and Tobacconist of 313 Lee High Road, London, with, we can assume, Mr. Fudge standing at the door

Background image1922 Collection: Aerial View of the F. A. Cup Final at Stamford Bridge, 1922

Aerial View of the F. A. Cup Final at Stamford Bridge, 1922
Aerial photograph of Stamford Bridge Football ground during the 1922 F.A. Cup Final between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End

Background image1922 Collection: Bonzos Latest: This Weeks Studdy

Bonzos Latest: This Weeks Studdy
Famous dog, just after he had finally been christened with the name Bonzo. He appears with a swollen eye after fighting with a wasp

Background image1922 Collection: Aerial view of Stamford Bridge football ground, London

Aerial view of Stamford Bridge football ground, London
Aerial view of Stamford Bridge football ground, home of Chelsea Football Club, SW London, with a match in progress and a large number of spectators. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London

Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London. Date: circa 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Girl reading to her dolls

Girl reading to her dolls
Young girl reading to her dolls and pet dog. Artist: Enid Warne Browne Date: circa 1922

Background image1922 Collection: The Cunard Liner RMS Scythia

The Cunard Liner RMS Scythia - became a troop and supply ship during WW2. Date: 1922

Background image1922 Collection: Europe, Portugal, Lisbon, azulejo, painted blue tile

Europe, Portugal, Lisbon, azulejo, painted blue tile

Background image1922 Collection: Volcanic eruption of Lassen Peak, California

Volcanic eruption of Lassen Peak, California
On 22nd May 1915, Lassen Peak in California, the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade Range, erupted explosively - dramatically depicted in this postcard, taken from the town of Red Bluff

Background image1922 Collection: Cabral and Coutinho fly from Portugal to Brazil

Cabral and Coutinho fly from Portugal to Brazil
Gabo Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral - Portuguese aviators who flew from Lisbon, Portugal to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1922 in a Fairey IIIB Float plane- the first time this feat was achieved



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"1922: A Year of Adventures, Triumphs, and Cultural Shifts" Step back in time to the roaring twenties as we delve into the remarkable events that unfolded in 1922. From the witty escapades of Jeeves and Wooster to the heartwrenching farewell depicted in Fortunio Matania's "Good-bye, Old Man, " this year was filled with captivating stories. Intrigue reached new heights with Moon Madness captivating imaginations worldwide. Meanwhile, Norton and Mallory embarked on a daring British Mount Everest Expedition, pushing boundaries and defying nature's limits. The skies witnessed groundbreaking achievements as the Supermarine aeroplane powered by Rolls-Royce S. 6 soared through clouds, marking a milestone in aviation history. Society found its voice against Prohibition with Sweden's anti-Prohibition poster declaring boldly, "No. Crayfish require these drinks. " The fight for freedom extended beyond borders as Proust penned his masterpiece at age 31 while James Joyce mesmerized readers with his literary gem Ulysses. Sports enthusiasts were enthralled by France V Scotland Rugby match where passion collided on the field leaving spectators breathless. HMS Iron Duke stood tall amidst chaos during the Great Fire of Smyrna - a testament to bravery and resilience. Nature's beauty beckoned from Isle of Wight/Ventnor where tranquility met picturesque landscapes offering solace amidst bustling times. And who could forget that iconic blue dress paired perfectly with beer - an emblematic image capturing the spirit fashion and indulgence? As we reflect upon this transformative year, let us celebrate those who shaped our past while inspiring future generations. In 1922, dreams took flight; art spoke volumes; sports united nations; tragedies tested resolve – forever etching their mark on history's canvas.