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Every Day Life Collection

"Everyday Life: A Glimpse into the Past and Present" Step into the charming streets of San Samuele, Venice (w/c) as you witness the hustle and bustle of everyday life

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: San Samuele, Venice (w / c)

San Samuele, Venice (w / c)
7076663 San Samuele, Venice (w/c) by Campo, Federico del (1878-1912); 25.5x18.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Campo, Federico del (1878-1912))

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: An Encounter on the Road, c. 1900 (oil on canvas)

An Encounter on the Road, c. 1900 (oil on canvas)
5895234 An Encounter on the Road, c.1900 (oil on canvas) by Walbourn, Ernest (1872-1927); 61x91.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Walbourn, Ernest (1872-1927))

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, c.1880 (print)
7293310 Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, c.1880 (print); (add.info.: Geopraphy. France. Children playing in the jardin du Luxembourg, in Paris)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Market in Alexandria, c.1910 (print)

Market in Alexandria, c.1910 (print)
7292976 Market in Alexandria, c.1910 (print); (add.info.: Geography. Egypt. A native market in Alexandria. Postcard, Egypt, ca 1910.); Photo: © Archives Charmet.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Fisher's Alley (or Fisher Lane): animation of the inhabitants

Fisher's Alley (or Fisher Lane): animation of the inhabitants, northwest of the King Charles Court of Greenwich
MMM5457557 Fisher's Alley (or Fisher Lane): animation of the inhabitants, northwest of the King Charles Court of Greenwich Hospital (the current site of Greenwich Pier), London

Meal scene, a servant does the service. Xylography of the 15th century
FGL5485170 Meal scene, a servant does the service. Xylography of the 15th century; Fototeca Gilardi.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Scene aboard the HMS 'Deal Castle', during a trip from the West Indies, in 1775

Scene aboard the HMS 'Deal Castle', during a trip from the West Indies, in 1775
MMM5480429 Scene aboard the HMS 'Deal Castle', during a trip from the West Indies, in 1775. Watercolor, 1804, by Thomas Hearne (1744-1817)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Calendar: representation of the month of October: agricultural work

Calendar: representation of the month of October: agricultural work. The two zodiacal signs of the month are depicted
FGL5474181 Calendar: representation of the month of October: agricultural work. The two zodiacal signs of the month are depicted on the right: scorpion and scales

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Two sailors getting lost on the 'Pallas' bridge

Two sailors getting lost on the 'Pallas' bridge
MMM5480445 Two sailors getting lost on the 'Pallas' bridge by Bray, Gabriel (1750-1823); National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Bad Tolz in the Isar Valley in Upper Bavaria (postcard)

Bad Tolz in the Isar Valley in Upper Bavaria (postcard)
7377762 Bad Tolz in the Isar Valley in Upper Bavaria (postcard); (add.info.: market street with Marienbrunnen, children, cars); © Arkivi UG All Rights Reserved.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Two crew with large fish onboard HMS 'Penguin' (1876), 1902-05 (cellulose nitrate negative)

Two crew with large fish onboard HMS 'Penguin' (1876), 1902-05 (cellulose nitrate negative)
7341045 Two crew with large fish onboard HMS 'Penguin' (1876), 1902-05 (cellulose nitrate negative) by British Photographer, (19th-20th century); 9.7x12.3 cm; National Maritime Museum

Market in a little village in Conchinchina, Mekong delta (Now Vietnam), James Cook travels, 1835 (Print)
7295224 Market in a little village in Conchinchina, Mekong delta (Now Vietnam), James Cook travels, 1835 (Print); Private Collection; Photo ©Jaime Abecasis.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Evening lesson, c.1900 (chromolithograph)

Evening lesson, c.1900 (chromolithograph)
7293389 Evening lesson, c.1900 (chromolithograph); (add.info.: Education. Girls' lessons after school. Chromo, France, ca 1900.); Photo: © Archives Charmet.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Cadix, 1833 (engraving)

Cadix, 1833 (engraving)
7273640 Cadix, 1833 (engraving); 19.3x28.8 cm; JMK Archiv, Bremen, Germany; (add.info.: Captions 'Cadix, Cadiz; Cadiz 'and 'Bibl. Inst. in Hildbh. and N. York. ', 'Friedr)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Peasants, 1928 (oil on canvas)

Peasants, 1928 (oil on canvas)
LAF470863 Peasants, 1928 (oil on canvas) by Brusselmans, Jean (1884-1953); 150.2x149.8 cm; Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belgium; © Art in Flanders.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: The promenade at the lighthouse, Royan, 1902 (b/w photo)

The promenade at the lighthouse, Royan, 1902 (b/w photo)
ELD4833695 The promenade at the lighthouse, Royan, 1902 (b/w photo); Private Collection; (add.info.: The promenade at the lighthouse, two women from the bourgeoisie of Royan (Charente-Maritime)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Capital letters Plate in 'Picturesque alphabet or New informative and picturesque alphabet'

Capital letters Plate in "Picturesque alphabet or New informative and picturesque alphabet", 1892 (engraving)
DUV4220674 Capital letters Plate in "Picturesque alphabet or New informative and picturesque alphabet", 1892 (engraving); 27x17.5 cm; (add.info)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Nannies in the Saint-Pierre gardens, in Montmartre, 1906 (b/w photo)

Nannies in the Saint-Pierre gardens, in Montmartre, 1906 (b/w photo)
ELD4939194 Nannies in the Saint-Pierre gardens, in Montmartre, 1906 (b/w photo); Private Collection; Photo © The Holbarn Archive.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: American prison life, 1850

American prison life, 1850
3479365 American prison life, 1850; (add.info.: American prison life: New York City house of correction, Blackwell's Island. Convicts on outdoor work.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Daily life and customs of Peru, watercolour painting, 18th century

Daily life and customs of Peru, watercolour painting, 18th century
AIS5381476 Daily life and customs of Peru, watercolour painting, 18th century; Biblioteca del Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain; (add.info.: Daily life and customs of Peru)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Breakfast for Three 1909 (Oil on canvas)

Breakfast for Three 1909 (Oil on canvas)
8766577 Breakfast for Three 1909 (Oil on canvas) by Curran, Charles Courtney (1861-1942); 50.8x76.2 cm; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; © High Museum of Art .

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Encampment of Native Americans, a family seated near a teepee, 19th century (engraving)

Encampment of Native Americans, a family seated near a teepee, 19th century (engraving)
AIS5336606 Encampment of Native Americans, a family seated near a teepee, 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: A family settled near a teepee)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, around 1900, bird shop (photo)

Market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, around 1900, bird shop (photo)
PCT4256526 Market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, around 1900, bird shop (photo); 4 x 4 cm; © Patrice Cartier. All rights reserved 2023.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo)

Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo)
PCT4256494 Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo); 4 x 4 cm; © Patrice Cartier. All rights reserved 2023.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Letter X as xylograph. Doll's alphabet. Imaging of Pont-a-Mousson by Louis Vagne

Letter X as xylograph. Doll's alphabet. Imaging of Pont-a-Mousson by Louis Vagne, c.1900 (lithograph)
DUV4201872 Letter X as xylograph. Doll's alphabet. Imaging of Pont-a-Mousson by Louis Vagne, c.1900 (lithograph); 31.5x24.5 cm; Private Collection; Photo © Duvallon.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Four English royal sailors in uniform, eating peas under the upper hatch, aboard the Pallas

Four English royal sailors in uniform, eating peas under the upper hatch, aboard the Pallas, November 1774
MMM5480468 Four English royal sailors in uniform, eating peas under the upper hatch, aboard the Pallas, November 1774; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: A fishing sailor sitting on a cannon

A fishing sailor sitting on a cannon
MMM5480453 A fishing sailor sitting on a cannon by Bray, Gabriel (1750-1823); National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: A fishing sailor sitting on a cannon)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Calendar: representation of the month of November. Breeding pigs in a prochery: at the bottom

Calendar: representation of the month of November. Breeding pigs in a prochery: at the bottom
FGL5474194 Calendar: representation of the month of November. Breeding pigs in a prochery: at the bottom, pigs eat chestnuts while in front, farmers slaughter a pig and harvest blood to make pudding

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Calendar: March representation: agricultural work. The two zodiacal signs of the month are

Calendar: March representation: agricultural work. The two zodiacal signs of the month are depicted on the right
FGL5474170 Calendar: March representation: agricultural work. The two zodiacal signs of the month are depicted on the right: fish and am

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Repair of sails on board the 'Brickdale', during a trip from Bristol, to Sabine Pass

Repair of sails on board the 'Brickdale', during a trip from Bristol, to Sabine Pass, Texas (United States)
MMM5462246 Repair of sails on board the 'Brickdale', during a trip from Bristol, to Sabine Pass, Texas (United States, United States), between April and June 1920 by Everett

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: On board the 'Birkdale', the lounge with Captain Walmsley and his second in command, Mr Macwatters

On board the 'Birkdale', the lounge with Captain Walmsley and his second in command, Mr Macwatters
MMM5465054 On board the 'Birkdale', the lounge with Captain Walmsley and his second in command, Mr Macwatters, this ship transported nitrate to the Chilean coast between 1892

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Landscape with a village on the edge of a river, both banks are visible

Landscape with a village on the edge of a river, both banks are visible and various small businesses are represented
MMM5459231 Landscape with a village on the edge of a river, both banks are visible and various small businesses are represented, on the left

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Drawing of a money changer money lender in Paris, France circa 1880

Drawing of a money changer money lender in Paris, France circa 1880
UIG5634482 Drawing of a money changer money lender in Paris, France circa 1880.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Medieval cuisine: the cup of soup after the hunting party. Xylography of the 15th century

Medieval cuisine: the cup of soup after the hunting party. Xylography of the 15th century
FGL5485211 Medieval cuisine: the cup of soup after the hunting party. Xylography of the 15th century; Fototeca Gilardi.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (b/w photo)

Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (b/w photo)
7292984 Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (b/w photo); (add.info.: Geography. Egypt. Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo. Photo, Egypt, ca 1910.); Photo: © Archives Charmet.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (photo)

Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (photo)
7293079 Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo, c.1910 (photo); (add.info.: Geography. Egypt. Khan El Khalili bazaar, Cairo. Photo, Egypt, ca 1910.); Photo: © Archives Charmet.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: 'Mexicans, Plaza at Tepic [Mexico], Augt 19th - 13th 1850', 1850 (watercolour)

'Mexicans, Plaza at Tepic [Mexico], Augt 19th - 13th 1850', 1850 (watercolour)
7295619 'Mexicans, Plaza at Tepic [Mexico], Augt 19th - 13th 1850', 1850 (watercolour) by Fanshawe, Admiral Sir Edward Gennys (1814-1906); 17.5x25.8 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Meat traders and butchers at the cattle market of la Villette, Paris, 1890 (engraving)

Meat traders and butchers at the cattle market of la Villette, Paris, 1890 (engraving)
ELD4836759 Meat traders and butchers at the cattle market of la Villette, Paris, 1890 (engraving); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Merchants at the Halles market in Paris, 1893 (engraving)

Merchants at the Halles market in Paris, 1893 (engraving)
ELD4835560 Merchants at the Halles market in Paris, 1893 (engraving); Private Collection; (add.info.: Merchants at the Halles market in Paris - Engraving in "Promenades a Paris" by Alexis)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: American prison life, 1850

American prison life, 1850
3479367 American prison life, 1850; (add.info.: American prison life: New York City house of correction, Blackwell's Island. Convicts returning from outdoor work.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: American prison life, 1850

American prison life, 1850
3479366 American prison life, 1850; (add.info.: American prison life: New York City house of correction, Blackwell's Island.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Transport in Japan, early 20th century (print)

Transport in Japan, early 20th century (print)
2553724 Transport in Japan, early 20th century (print); (add.info.: trasportation in Japan, early 20th century illustration); Photo © CCI.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Evening gathering, c.1850 (print)

Evening gathering, c.1850 (print)
8698474 Evening gathering, c.1850 (print); (add.info.: Agriculture. Evening gathering in the stable. Epinal print , France, ca 1850.); © Archives Charmet.

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: To the King's most excellent Majesty this view of the River & Shipping at Limehouse

To the King's most excellent Majesty this view of the River & Shipping at Limehouse, 1793 (aquatint & etching)
7342491 To the King's most excellent Majesty this view of the River & Shipping at Limehouse, 1793 (aquatint & etching, hand-coloured) by Dodd

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Bacarole, late 20th century (cellulose acetate negative)

Bacarole, late 20th century (cellulose acetate negative)
7341507 Bacarole, late 20th century (cellulose acetate negative) by British School, (19th century); 2.4x3.5 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: 'Scillonian', late 19th century (glass)

'Scillonian', late 19th century (glass)
7341209 'Scillonian', late 19th century (glass) by British School, (19th century); 8.2x10.1 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Bourgeois family in Royan, France, 1902 (b/w photo)

Bourgeois family in Royan, France, 1902 (b/w photo)
ELD4833628 Bourgeois family in Royan, France, 1902 (b/w photo); Private Collection; (add.info.: Belle epoque: portrait of a family of the bourgeoisie of Royan (Charente-Maritime)

Background imageEvery Day Life Collection: Spring Morning in Han Palace, 17th century (ink & colour on silk)

Spring Morning in Han Palace, 17th century (ink & colour on silk)
8724774 Spring Morning in Han Palace, 17th century (ink & colour on silk) by Jianlong, Gu (1606-c.1687); 29.75 x 209 cm; Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford



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"Everyday Life: A Glimpse into the Past and Present" Step into the charming streets of San Samuele, Venice (w/c) as you witness the hustle and bustle of everyday life. An Encounter on the Road, c. 1900 (oil on canvas) captures a chance meeting that could change one's destiny. In Haarlem, De Waag (Weighing House) and Crane on the Spaarne, 1660-98 (oil on panel), stand as witnesses to centuries of commerce and trade along the river. Meanwhile, The Crane on the Antwerp quay by the frozen Scheldt, 1622 (oil on panel), depicts a winter scene where life adapts to freezing temperatures. Travel back in time with View of the Village of Eemnes, 1778 (oil on canvas), offering a glimpse into rural life during simpler times. Education in the 18th and 19th centuries from The History of Our Country published in 1905 (wood engraving) showcases how knowledge was imparted through traditional means. An open-air Party, 1615 (oil on panel), invites you to join merriment under clear skies while The Dam in Amsterdam with new Town Hall under Construction, 1652-89 (oil on canvas) reveals progress shaping cityscapes throughout history. Les Lavandieres (Washerwomen), 1870-1880 (w/c with gouache & gum arabic ) portrays women diligently working by riversides while Femme au Tub (1884, pastel paper)demonstrates intimate moments captured within domestic settings. Finally, capture nature's beauty within Cliveden Woods, c. 1812 (w/c paper). It reminds us that amidst our daily routines lies an escape into serene landscapes where we can find solace for our souls. These artworks provide glimpses into different eras but remind us that no matter how much time passes, the essence of everyday life remains constant.