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Background imageGordon Collection: Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageGordon Collection: Badges of Scottish Regiments - World War One

Badges of Scottish Regiments - World War One - Remember our Gallant Wounded Overseas and at the Dardanelles. Date: circa 1917

Background imageGordon Collection: General Charles George Gordon, Aka Chinese Gordon And Gordon Pasha, 1833-1885. British General

General Charles George Gordon, Aka Chinese Gordon And Gordon Pasha, 1833-1885. British General. Photographed At Khartoum. From The Book Chinese Gordon By Archibald Forbes, Published In London 1886

Background imageGordon Collection: Gen C Gordon / Col Lith

Gen C Gordon / Col Lith
GENERAL CHARLES GORDON British military Governor General of the Sudan

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon Highlanders

Gordon Highlanders
A detachment of Gordon Highlanders dip the colours to passing royalty near Buckingham Palace on Constitution Hill

Background imageGordon Collection: Busy street scene at Spitalfields, East End of London

Busy street scene at Spitalfields, East End of London
A busy street scene at Spitalfields in the East End of London. The location is the junction of Commercial Street and Brushfield Street. The building at the right is Spitalfields Market

Background imageGordon Collection: Group photo, Millwall Athletic football team

Group photo, Millwall Athletic football team
Millwall Athletic football team for the 1895-1896 season, including Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and Trainer, as well as the players themselves. circa 1895

Background imageGordon Collection: HARLEM NEWSBOY, 1943. A newsboy from Harlem, New York. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1943

HARLEM NEWSBOY, 1943. A newsboy from Harlem, New York. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1943
HARLEM NEWSBOY, 1943. A newsboy in Harlem, New York. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1943, digitally colored by Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved

Background imageGordon Collection: Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting

Fred and Adele Astaire in Stop Flirting
Fred and Adele Astaire starring with Majorie Gordon in the successful show, Stop Flirting which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London in 1923 and moved to the Queens Theatre a few months later

Background imageGordon Collection: A fashion Phantasy by Gordon Conway

A fashion Phantasy by Gordon Conway
A fashion illustration showing models wearing various party dresses

Background imageGordon Collection: Autocar Poster -- Targa Florio race, Sicily

Autocar Poster -- Targa Florio race, Sicily
Autocar Poster -- Italian champion Felice Nazzaro driving the Fiat car in which he won the Targa Florio race in Sicily. His average speed for the race was around 33 mph on gruelling mountain roads

Background imageGordon Collection: Primula Auricula Hardy Amies

Primula Auricula Hardy Amies - formally number AE84 in The Gordon Collection. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageGordon Collection: AFRICA: MAP. Birds eye view of the Sudan and surrounding countries

AFRICA: MAP. Birds eye view of the Sudan and surrounding countries. English lithograph map, 1884, of north, central, and east Africa

Background imageGordon Collection: AMERICAN GOTHIC, 1942. Ella Watson, a US Government Chairwoman. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1942

AMERICAN GOTHIC, 1942. Ella Watson, a US Government Chairwoman. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1942

Background imageGordon Collection: SALTAIRE - 1909

SALTAIRE - 1909
Gordon Terrace, Saltaire, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire

Background imageGordon Collection: Clan Gordon

Clan Gordon
clan GORDON engaged in fishing

Background imageGordon Collection: Lord Byron / Greek Costume

Lord Byron / Greek Costume
GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON English poet, depicted here in his costume as a Greek patriot

Background imageGordon Collection: S. F. Edge

S. F. Edge
Selwyn Francis Edge (1868 - 1940), Australian businessman, racing driver, and record-breaker. He is principally associated with selling and racing De Dion-Bouton, Gladiator; Clem鮴 -Panhard

Background imageGordon Collection: Another Derby Derby?

Another Derby Derby?
Caricatures of well known personalities of the turf caricatured by Mel before the Epsom Derby of 1928. Clockwise from top left - Sir Abe Bailey, owner of Advocate, Lord Dewar, owner of Sunny Trace

Background imageGordon Collection: SOCCER GOALIES, 1974. English goalkeeper Peter Shilton (left)

SOCCER GOALIES, 1974. English goalkeeper Peter Shilton (left) and Gordon Banks both jump to block a goal during a work-out at Stoke City, November 1974

Background imageGordon Collection: Delage car driven by R J Seaman at the Isle of Man

Delage car driven by R J Seaman at the Isle of Man, 1938 Date: 1938

Background imageGordon Collection: General Gordon Statue, Chatham

General Gordon Statue, Chatham
Memorial to General Gordon at Chatham - Royal Engineers Barracks

Background imageGordon Collection: Some Grand National

Some Grand National
A number of jockeys who were expected to ride in the 1938 Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree " walking the plank" at the famous Bechers Brook

Background imageGordon Collection: Lady Duff-Gordons beautiful mannequins

Lady Duff-Gordons beautiful mannequins
Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon, a leading fashion designer better known by her professional name, Lucile. She was the proprietor of Lucile s, Hanover Square, famous for the emotional gown

Background imageGordon Collection: Afghan War / Dargai

Afghan War / Dargai
THE STORMING OF DARGAI The Gordon Highlanders, under Colonel Mathias, storm heights fiercely defended by a large force of Afridis

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon Setter (Shaw)

Gordon Setter (Shaw)
A Gordon setter in the field, with its classic black and tan colouring

Background imageGordon Collection: Autocar Poster -- Circuit des Ardennes race

Autocar Poster -- Circuit des Ardennes race
Autocar Poster -- British driver Charles Jarrott winning the Circuit des Ardennes race in the famous 70 Panhard. His average speed during the race was 54 mph. Date: 1903

Background imageGordon Collection: Lord Byron in 1826

Lord Byron in 1826
GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON English poet as a supporter of Greek independence in 1826

Background imageGordon Collection: George Lord Byron

George Lord Byron
GEORGE GORDON, lord BYRON writer and champion of Greek independence with his autograph

Background imageGordon Collection: Lady Duff Gordon

Lady Duff Gordon
The latest portrait of Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon who under the name of Lucile conducts two highly successful costumiers salons, one in London and the other in New York

Background imageGordon Collection: James Gordon Bennett Jr

James Gordon Bennett Jr
JAMES GORDON BENNETT (JUNIOR) American editor : established New York Evening Telegram, sent Stanley to find Livingstone and financed various other expeditions

Background imageGordon Collection: Byrons Burial Place

Byrons Burial Place
circa 1850: The church at Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, where English poet (Lord) George Byron (1788 - 1824) is buried. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon Highlanders

Gordon Highlanders
GORDON HIGHLANDERS

Background imageGordon Collection: Lady Duff Gordon

Lady Duff Gordon
Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon, a leading designer better known by her professional name, Lucile. She was the proprietor of Lucile s, Hanover Square, famous for the emotional gown

Background imageGordon Collection: Lady Duff Gordon

Lady Duff Gordon
Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon, a leading designer better known by her professional name, Lucile. She was the proprietor of Lucile s, Hanover Square, famous for the emotional gown

Background imageGordon Collection: The Duchess of Richmond and Gordon

The Duchess of Richmond and Gordon, formerly Elizabeth Grace Hudson, wife of the 9th Duke and daughter of Rev. Thomas William Hudson. She and the duke were married for sixty-one years. Date: 1938

Background imageGordon Collection: A Cannibal Feast, Charles E Gordon Frazer

A Cannibal Feast, Charles E Gordon Frazer
A Cannibal Feast on the island of Tanna in the New Hebrides, by Charles E Gordon Frazer (1863-1899)

Background imageGordon Collection: Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August?

Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August?
Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August 1965 which carried astronauts L. Gordon Cooper and Charles ?Pete? Conrad for 120 revolutions of the Earth. Date: 1965

Background imageGordon Collection: Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co

Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Artist: Gregory & Co
Pipers of the 1st Scots Guards, 1896. Pipe-Major Fraser flanked by Piper James Pourie (right) and Piper John Gordon (left). A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 3rd January 1896

Background imageGordon Collection: Hazel Lavery in a Lucile gown for Petticoat Lane Tombola WWI

Hazel Lavery in a Lucile gown for Petticoat Lane Tombola WWI
Hazel, Lady Lavery, wife of painter Sir John Lavery pictured as the artist in a tableau staged for a charity event during the First World War called Petticoat Lane

Background imageGordon Collection: The Avenger Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, of Gordon

The Avenger Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, of Gordon
THE AVENGER LORD KITCHENER OF KHARTOUM, OF GORDON.Chromolithograph from a photograph by Bassano, 1899.Published by Bassano, London

Background imageGordon Collection: Autocar Poster -- French Grand Prix

Autocar Poster -- French Grand Prix
Autocar Poster -- French driver Boillot in a blue Peugeot, chasing the American Bruce Brown in a red Fiat, in the French Grand Prix

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers

Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers
I won t - After a raid on the British lines in Northern France, a Gordon Highlander is being interrogated by German Officers.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imageGordon Collection: Whitney Straight (Maserati) at the Members Bridge turn, Brooklands, 1933, (1937)

Whitney Straight (Maserati) at the Members Bridge turn, Brooklands, 1933, (1937). Artist: Gordon Crosby
Whitney Straight (Maserati) at the Members Bridge turn when breaking the Mountain lap record, Brooklands, 1933, 1937. From Sir Malcolm Campbells Book of Famous Motorists

Background imageGordon Collection: Charles George Gordon ( Chinese Gordon )

Charles George Gordon ( Chinese Gordon )
Charles George Gordon (1833-85) English soldier, called Chinese Gordon. His death at Khartoum when city fell to the troops of the Mahdi, 26 January 1885. After painting by G.W. Joy

Background imageGordon Collection: Capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Photograph, 11 Feb 1945: capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders supported by tanks of Guards Brigade. Associated with World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945)

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon Hall, Tientsin (Tianjin), China

Gordon Hall, Tientsin (Tianjin), China
Gordon Hall, the seat of British administration in the British concession in Tientsin (now Tianjin) in China; it was named after General Charles Gordon who laid out the plans for the British

Background imageGordon Collection: Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President?

Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President?
Gordon M. McCoombe, OBE, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, President of SLAET, 1986, RAeS President 1991-1992



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"Gordon: A Captivating Journey Through Time and Places" Step into the captivating world of Gordon, where history intertwines with bustling city streets and remarkable individuals. From the Badges of Scottish Regiments in World War One to the vibrant lights of Piccadilly Circus in 1960s London, Gordon's story unfolds. Intriguingly, we encounter Gen C Gordon and Col Lith, whose presence leaves us pondering their significance. General Charles George Gordon, also known as Chinese Gordon and Gordon Pasha, emerges from a photograph taken in Khartoum during his time as a British General. His enigmatic aura lingers on. The spirit of Scotland comes alive through the proud soldiers of the renowned Gordon Highlanders regiment. Their bravery echoes through time as they march forward with unwavering determination. Meanwhile, amidst the busy street scene at Spitalfields in London's East End, we catch glimpses of fashion Phantasy by none other than Gordon Conway. A true visionary who adds flair to everyday life. Sports enthusiasts will delight in spotting legendary figures like Peter Shilton and Gordon Banks leaping to block goals during an intense soccer workout at Stoke City in 1974. These goalies showcase their skill and athleticism that have made them icons within the sport. Gordon's influence extends beyond borders; even Primula Auricula Hardy Amies bears his name proudly. This floral beauty serves as a testament to his lasting impact on various aspects of society. Yet not all stories are filled with triumph; we witness The Death of General Gordon at Khartoum on that fateful day - January 26th, 1885 - forever etched into history, and is a poignant reminder that even great men face adversity. Lastly, we glimpse into Harlem's past through the lens of photographer Gordon Parks capturing a newsboy from New York City during 1943. This snapshot freezes a moment in time when dreams and struggles coexist in the vibrant streets.