Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Croix Collection

"Croix: A Symbol of Valor, History, and Beauty" The name "croix" conjures up images of bravery and sacrifice throughout history

Background imageCroix Collection: Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952

Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
Participants in the Coronation Ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. The Officers of Arms of the Heralds College (l to r): Bluemantle, J A Frere; Windsor Herald, R P Graham-Vivian; Richmond Herald

Background imageCroix Collection: Australian troops in trench, near Armentieres, France, WW1

Australian troops in trench, near Armentieres, France, WW1
Troops of the 2nd Australian Division in a front line trench at Croix du Bac, near Armentieres, northern France, during the First World War. Date: 18 May 1916

Background imageCroix Collection: Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1

Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1
Major James Thomas Byford McCudden (1895-1918), officer and pilot in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. He received more medals for gallantry than any other British airman serving in

Background imageCroix Collection: Raven, Corvus corax, and magpie, Pica pica

Raven, Corvus corax, and magpie, Pica pica.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Dumont de Sainte-Croixs Dictionary of Natural Science: Ornithology, Paris, France, 1816-1830

Background imageCroix Collection: Erreurs populaires, Pluie de croix en 1503 (engraving)

Erreurs populaires, Pluie de croix en 1503 (engraving)
3644687 Erreurs populaires, Pluie de croix en 1503 (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Erreurs populaires, Pluie de croix en 1503)

Background imageCroix Collection: William George Barker, RFC pilot and air ace

William George Barker, RFC pilot and air ace
William George Billy Barker (1894-1930), Canadian member of No. 9 Squadron, RFC, seen here wearing a fur coat, standing by his Sopwith Camel. His confirmed victories totalled 50

Background imageCroix Collection: Great grey shrike and black-throated ant-shrike (female)

Great grey shrike and black-throated ant-shrike (female)
Purple-throated euphonia, Euphonia chlorotica, and green-winged saltator, Saltator similis.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Dumont de Sainte-Croixs Dictionary of Natural Science

Background imageCroix Collection: Street in Old Nice, France

Street in Old Nice, France
A narrow street in Old Nice, France. Date: late 19th century

Background imageCroix Collection: Allied Military Leaders receive Legion of Honour Grand Croix

Allied Military Leaders receive Legion of Honour Grand Croix
Allied Military Leaders - WWII era. General Gamelin, Commander-in-chief of the Allied Armies; General Sir Edmund Ironside, Chief of the British Imperial General Staff; General Viscount Gort

Background imageCroix Collection: Missal with scene of the Crucifixion. School of Avignon (1409). Gothic art. Miniature Painting

Missal with scene of the Crucifixion. School of Avignon (1409). Gothic art. Miniature Painting. SPAIN
CUL4868275 Missal with scene of the Crucifixion. School of Avignon (1409). Gothic art. Miniature Painting. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid

Background imageCroix Collection: Lady of rank, 1770. She wears a tiny hat with feather, wig, choker with cross

Lady of rank, 1770. She wears a tiny hat with feather, wig, choker with cross, purple dress lined with fur
FLO4656213 Lady of rank, 1770. She wears a tiny hat with feather, wig, choker with cross, purple dress lined with fur, lace sleeves, sash, and embroidered petticoat

Background imageCroix Collection: Costume of a lady, reign of Queen Anne, 1708. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's '

Costume of a lady, reign of Queen Anne, 1708. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's " Female
FLO4656117 Costume of a lady, reign of Queen Anne, 1708. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's " Female Costumes Historical, National and Dramatic in 200 Plates, " London

Background imageCroix Collection: Girl in national costume of Switzerland, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes

Girl in national costume of Switzerland, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's "
FLO4655891 Girl in national costume of Switzerland, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's " Female Costumes Historical, National and Dramatic in 200 Plates

Background imageCroix Collection: Aleut woman of the Aleutian islands, northern Pacific Ocean. She wears a cross on a necklace

Aleut woman of the Aleutian islands, northern Pacific Ocean. She wears a cross on a necklace, earrings
FLO4688613 Aleut woman of the Aleutian islands, northern Pacific Ocean. She wears a cross on a necklace, earrings, and her hair in plaits

Background imageCroix Collection: Letter C Courage always pleases, and more than nonsense, the vile COUARDIE is rightly mocking

Letter C Courage always pleases, and more than nonsense, the vile COUARDIE is rightly mocking. Engraving in " ABC
DUV4206537 Letter C Courage always pleases, and more than nonsense, the vile COUARDIE is rightly mocking. Engraving in " ABC. Alphabet of good advice and mistakes to avoid". Ch

Background imageCroix Collection: The Monastery of Agagna on the island of Guam (Mariana Archipelago, USA)

The Monastery of Agagna on the island of Guam (Mariana Archipelago, USA), Spanish settlers on carriers
FLO4636259 The Monastery of Agagna on the island of Guam (Mariana Archipelago, USA), Spanish settlers on carriers and natives carrying game

Background imageCroix Collection: Orders of Chivalry: chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece 369

Orders of Chivalry: chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece 369, chain of the Order of Saint Michael 370
FLO4703244 Orders of Chivalry: chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece 369, chain of the Order of Saint Michael 370, chain of the Order of the Holy Spirit 371, cross of the Order of St

Background imageCroix Collection: Wife of a Doge of Venice, 1581. Fur-lined cloak with large hood, bodice decorated with pearls

Wife of a Doge of Venice, 1581. Fur-lined cloak with large hood, bodice decorated with pearls, necklace and gloves
FLO4704935 Wife of a Doge of Venice, 1581. Fur-lined cloak with large hood, bodice decorated with pearls, necklace and gloves

Background imageCroix Collection: Young woman of Corfu (Corfu) with basket of flowers, 19th century

Young woman of Corfu (Corfu) with basket of flowers, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes
FLO4656535 Young woman of Corfu (Corfu) with basket of flowers, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph from Thomas Hailes Lacy's " Female Costumes Historical

Background imageCroix Collection: Silver coin decorated with the Cross of the Knights of the Order of Saint Stephen

Silver coin decorated with the Cross of the Knights of the Order of Saint Stephen
BEN5480402 Silver coin decorated with the Cross of the Knights of the Order of Saint Stephen (Sacro Militare Ordine di Santo Stefano Papa e Martire)

Background imageCroix Collection: Gold coin decorated with a cross of the Duke of Florence Cosimo I de Medici (Cosimo I de Medici)

Gold coin decorated with a cross of the Duke of Florence Cosimo I de Medici (Cosimo I de Medici)
BEN5479915 Gold coin decorated with a cross of the Duke of Florence Cosimo I de Medici (Cosimo I de Medici, 1519-1574) made by the medalist Pietro Paolo Galeotti (1520-1584) 1537-1557 Diam

Background imageCroix Collection: Egyptian sacrificial priest and another priest with harp. Handcolored copperplate engraving

Egyptian sacrificial priest and another priest with harp. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Robert von
FLO4703430 Egyptian sacrificial priest and another priest with harp. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalart's " Historical Picture of the Costumes of the Principal People

Background imageCroix Collection: Chain of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George 363, chain of the Order of Cyprus

Chain of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George 363, chain of the Order of Cyprus
FLO4703200 Chain of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George 363, chain of the Order of Cyprus (Orden des Stillschweigens) 364, chain of the Order of cross of the Order of St

Background imageCroix Collection: Flag of Spanish Navy Marines (18th c.). SPAIN. MADRID (AUTOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Navy Museum

Flag of Spanish Navy Marines (18th c.). SPAIN. MADRID (AUTOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Navy Museum
CUL4870116 Flag of Spanish Navy Marines (18th c.). SPAIN. MADRID (AUTOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Navy Museum; (add.info.: Flag of Spanish Navy Marines (18th c.). SPAIN. MADRID (AUTOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid

Background imageCroix Collection: Crucifixion with Saint Mary and Saint Madeleine. Inscription ' INRI' on the cross

Crucifixion with Saint Mary and Saint Madeleine. Inscription " INRI" on the cross
VEN5031648 Crucifixion with Saint Mary and Saint Madeleine. Inscription " INRI" on the cross. Painting by Bartolomeo Cesi (1556-1629) 16th century

Background imageCroix Collection: Woman of the Mariana Islands in top, skirt, necklace with cross. Handcoloured lithograph by J

Woman of the Mariana Islands in top, skirt, necklace with cross. Handcoloured lithograph by J
FLO4688435 Woman of the Mariana Islands in top, skirt, necklace with cross. Handcoloured lithograph by J. Bull from James Cowles Prichard's Natural History of Man, Balliere, London

Background imageCroix Collection: Marie Tudor or Marie I of England (1516-1558) - Mary Tudor, Queen of England

Marie Tudor or Marie I of England (1516-1558) - Mary Tudor, Queen of England
FLO4686299 Marie Tudor or Marie I of England (1516-1558) - Mary Tudor, Queen of England, 1558 - Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet from the Pauquet Brothers " Foreign Fashions

Background imageCroix Collection: Decorative botanical print with chironia, daisy, sweet leaf, blanket flower and anemone

Decorative botanical print with chironia, daisy, sweet leaf, blanket flower and anemone
5855535 Decorative botanical print with chironia, daisy, sweet leaf, blanket flower and anemone; (add.info.: Five ornamental plants including pink chironia, blue michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus)

Background imageCroix Collection: The Mass of Saint Gregoire - Mass of Saint Gregory. 15th c. Attributed to Juan de Nalda

The Mass of Saint Gregoire - Mass of Saint Gregory. 15th c. Attributed to Juan de Nalda
CUL4876739 The Mass of Saint Gregoire - Mass of Saint Gregory. 15th c. Attributed to Juan de Nalda. Castilian Spanish-Flemish School. It comes from the Convent of Santa Clara (Palencia). Gothic Art

Background imageCroix Collection: The Mass of St. Gregoire I, called the Grand Book of Hours. 15th c. (18 x 13 cm)

The Mass of St. Gregoire I, called the Grand Book of Hours. 15th c. (18 x 13 cm). Gregory I The Great, Saint (540-604)
CUL4868362 The Mass of St. Gregoire I, called the Grand Book of Hours. 15th c. (18 x 13 cm). Gregory I The Great, Saint (540-604). Pope of the Catholic Church (590-604). Fol. 152v

Background imageCroix Collection: Cadouin (Dordogne, Perigord) is the carved cross of the Abbey of Notre Dame de la Nativite

Cadouin (Dordogne, Perigord) is the carved cross of the Abbey of Notre Dame de la Nativite (consecrated in 1154)
JEB4938375 Cadouin (Dordogne, Perigord) is the carved cross of the Abbey of Notre Dame de la Nativite (consecrated in 1154).; (add.info.: Cadouin (Dordogne)

Background imageCroix Collection: Christian art: cloisonnee fibule decoree of a garnet rosette and a cross, 6th century

Christian art: cloisonnee fibule decoree of a garnet rosette and a cross, 6th century
JLJ4566607 Christian art: cloisonnee fibule decoree of a garnet rosette and a cross, 6th century; Musee des Antiquites Nationales, St

Background imageCroix Collection: Orders of Chivalry: Knights Templar 1, 2, and Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem) 3.4

Orders of Chivalry: Knights Templar 1, 2, and Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem) 3.4
FLO4575921 Orders of Chivalry: Knights Templar 1, 2, and Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem) 3.4. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Bertuch's " Bilderbuch fur Kinder"

Background imageCroix Collection: A bloody sea, that's bolshevism, 1919 (poster)

A bloody sea, that's bolshevism, 1919 (poster)
2069714 A bloody sea, that's bolshevism, 1919 (poster); (add.info.: Coll. Part. History. Germany. A bloody sea. that's bolshevism)

Background imageCroix Collection: Saint Helene (248-328) and the Cross. Saint Helene, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine I

Saint Helene (248-328) and the Cross. Saint Helene, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (272-337)
VEN5033989 Saint Helene (248-328) and the Cross. Saint Helene, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (272-337) discovered the Holy Cross in Palestine (legend of the True Cross)

Background imageCroix Collection: Dress (Dress) of the reign of King George III, 1760-1820. She wears a tropical bird in her

Dress (Dress) of the reign of King George III, 1760-1820. She wears a tropical bird in her powdered hair
FLO4594776 Dress (Dress) of the reign of King George III, 1760-1820. She wears a tropical bird in her powdered hair, a crucifix around her neck, silk embroidered dress and petticoats

Background imageCroix Collection: View of Parramatta Church, Sydney (Australia). Illustration by Nicolas Martin Petro (1777-1804)

View of Parramatta Church, Sydney (Australia). Illustration by Nicolas Martin Petro (1777-1804)
FLO4636077 View of Parramatta Church, Sydney (Australia). Illustration by Nicolas Martin Petro (1777-1804). Lithography for the book

Background imageCroix Collection: Religion. Catholic Religion. The entry of church forbidden to the dogs. Poster, France, 1749

Religion. Catholic Religion. The entry of church forbidden to the dogs. Poster, France, 1749. (poster)
3434579 Religion. Catholic Religion. The entry of church forbidden to the dogs. Poster, France, 1749. (poster); (add.info.: Religion. Religion catholique. Coll. Part. Religion. Catholic Religion)

Background imageCroix Collection: Christian art: fibule cloisonnee decoree of a garnet cross, 6th century (object)

Christian art: fibule cloisonnee decoree of a garnet cross, 6th century (object)
JLJ4566602 Christian art: fibule cloisonnee decoree of a garnet cross, 6th century (object); Musee des Antiquites Nationales, St

Background imageCroix Collection: Woman of Velletri, Italy, after Abraham de Bruyn, 1581 - Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte

Woman of Velletri, Italy, after Abraham de Bruyn, 1581 - Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet from
FLO4686404 Woman of Velletri, Italy, after Abraham de Bruyn, 1581 - Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet from the Pauquet Brothers " Foreign Fashions and Costumes Ancient

Background imageCroix Collection: The Deploration of Christ (Lamentation of the Dead Christ). Among the characters represented

The Deploration of Christ (Lamentation of the Dead Christ). Among the characters represented
JEB4859757 The Deploration of Christ (Lamentation of the Dead Christ). Among the characters represented: Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus hold the shroud

Background imageCroix Collection: Crosses of various orders of Knights Templar 338-341, coat of arms 342, flag 343

Crosses of various orders of Knights Templar 338-341, coat of arms 342, flag 343
FLO4703300 Crosses of various orders of Knights Templar 338-341, coat of arms 342, flag 343, axe of the woman's order of the hatchet 344, Order of Alcantara 345, Order of Calatrava 346

Background imageCroix Collection: AGUSTINA de ARAGON, Agustina Saragossa y Domenech, named (1790-1858)

AGUSTINA de ARAGON, Agustina Saragossa y Domenech, named (1790-1858). English heroine during the Peninsular War
CUL4870717 AGUSTINA de ARAGON, Agustina Saragossa y Domenech, named (1790-1858). English heroine during the Peninsular War, defendor of the Portillo in Zaragoza. Portrait and medals. Photography

Background imageCroix Collection: Marie Stuart of Scotland (1542-1587) - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, after a painting of the times

Marie Stuart of Scotland (1542-1587) - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, after a painting of the times
FLO4686339 Marie Stuart of Scotland (1542-1587) - Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, after a painting of the times, 1560 - Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet from the Pauquet Brothers

Background imageCroix Collection: Reliquary of the True Cross and the Holy Nail, 1862 (drawing)

Reliquary of the True Cross and the Holy Nail, 1862 (drawing)
8618069 Reliquary of the True Cross and the Holy Nail, 1862 (drawing) by Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-79); (add.info.: Reliquary of the Nail and Wood of the Cross)

Background imageCroix Collection: Reliquary of the Holy Crown of Thorns, 19th century (object)

Reliquary of the Holy Crown of Thorns, 19th century (object)
8618072 Reliquary of the Holy Crown of Thorns, 19th century (object) by Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-79) (after); (add.info)

Background imageCroix Collection: The mass of Canon Antoine de La Porte around 1710 (oil on canvas)

The mass of Canon Antoine de La Porte around 1710 (oil on canvas)
8618067 The mass of Canon Antoine de La Porte around 1710 (oil on canvas) by Jouvenet, Jean-Baptiste (1644-1717); 162x141 cm; Louvre, Paris

Background imageCroix Collection: Reliquary of the Nail and Wood of the Cross, 1862 (object)

Reliquary of the Nail and Wood of the Cross, 1862 (object)
8618071 Reliquary of the Nail and Wood of the Cross, 1862 (object) by Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-79) (after); (add.info.: Reliquary of the Nail and Wood of the Cross)



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping

"Croix: A Symbol of Valor, History, and Beauty" The name "croix" conjures up images of bravery and sacrifice throughout history. From the courageous Major James McCudden of the Royal Flying Corps in WW1 to the distinguished Officers of Arms at the Heralds College in 1952, this symbol has been etched into our collective memory. In the trenches near Armentieres, France during WW1, Australian troops found solace amidst chaos as they gazed upon a simple croix. It reminded them that hope can be found even in the darkest times. Nature too embraces this emblematic shape. The raven and magpie - Corvus corax and Pica pica respectively - gracefully adorn themselves with feathers forming a delicate croix pattern. Similarly, William George Barker soared through the skies as an RFC pilot and air ace under his trusty aircraft marked with a bold croix insignia. Even birds like the great grey shrike and black-throated ant-shrike (female) pay homage to this symbol in their unique plumage patterns. Nature's artistry knows no bounds. Beyond its historical significance lies its aesthetic allure. Walking down a street in Old Nice, France reveals charming buildings adorned with intricate ironwork featuring elegant croix motifs. Each corner turned is a testament to centuries-old craftsmanship. The grandeur continues as Allied Military Leaders receive prestigious Legion of Honour Grand Croix awards for their unwavering dedication on behalf of freedom-loving nations around the world. Yet not all crosses are man-made; some are bestowed by nature itself. St Croix in West Indies offers breathtaking views where land meets sea – an awe-inspiring natural monument reminding us that beauty can be found wherever we look. From La Croix de Cavalaire to La Croix d'Honneur, these names evoke honor and distinction among those who have earned them through acts of courage or service to their fellow human beings. Finally, we cannot forget the ultimate croix.