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Higgins Collection

"Higgins: A Snooker Legend and Literary Enigma" Higgins, a name that echoes through the halls of snooker history, conjures images of skill, precision

Background imageHiggins Collection: Famous snooker players

Famous snooker players (Jimmy White, Cliff Thorburn, Peter Ebdon, Denis Taylor, John Parrott, Stephen Hendry, Alex Higgins, Ray Reardon, John Virgo, Steve Davis, Ronnie O Sullivan) -

Background imageHiggins Collection: The Blue Stocking, by Reginald Higgins

The Blue Stocking, by Reginald Higgins
A colour illustration showing a lady perched on library steps reading a book. The picture is entitled The Bluestocking, a term traditionally applied to academic women

Background imageHiggins Collection: Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914

Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914
Spread from The Sketch magazine showing scenes from the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion, which opened at His Majestys Theatre, London on 11 April 1914

Background imageHiggins Collection: Alex Higgins - Snooker Player

Alex Higgins - Snooker Player Date: 1980s

Background imageHiggins Collection: Strange Incense by Reginald Higgins

Strange Incense by Reginald Higgins
A rather sinister looking faun watches over a woman sleeping, unaware, in a deckchair

Background imageHiggins Collection: Billy Higgins and David Williams, Ronnie Scotts, Soho, London, Sep 1993. Artist: Brian O Connor

Billy Higgins and David Williams, Ronnie Scotts, Soho, London, Sep 1993. Artist: Brian O Connor
Billy Higgins and David Williams, Ronnie Scott s, Soho, London, Sep 1993

Background imageHiggins Collection: Cut and he will not come again by Reginald Higgins

Cut and he will not come again by Reginald Higgins
An illustration showing a mermaid with the shorn, shingled Eton crop hairstyle of the 1920s, looking rather forlorn as she waits for her lover to return

Background imageHiggins Collection: Fall / Cocker Spaniel / 1936

Fall / Cocker Spaniel / 1936
Mrs Jamieson Higgins sits in the grass with some of her Treetops cockers

Background imageHiggins Collection: NEW YORK WORLDs FAIR. Aerial view of the Unisphere at New York Worlds Fair in Queens

NEW YORK WORLDs FAIR. Aerial view of the Unisphere at New York Worlds Fair in Queens. Photograph by Roger Higgins, 1964 or 1965

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins

John Higgins World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: President Cleveland as a pig farmer, 1885

President Cleveland as a pig farmer, 1885
1576761 President Cleveland as a pig farmer, 1885; (add.info.: A hard job with the hogs President Cleveland as a pig farmer getting tangled in leashes attached to the hind legs of several hogs)

Background imageHiggins Collection: The Soldiers Canteen

The Soldiers Canteen
A colourful oil painting of a woman, wearing a blue dress, holding a cup of tea and a round tray, at a canteen with some military soldiers. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHiggins Collection: Stage Costumes

Stage Costumes
This painting shows some figures wearing colourful costumes upon an elevated stage, others who are similarly dressed are looking up from below. Date: circa 1917

Background imageHiggins Collection: Almas Sees The Princess

Almas Sees The Princess
A painting or poster design depicting a colourful parade of people wearing costumes and wielding spears, carrying a palanquin style platform, which has a princess reclined on top. Date: circa 1917

Background imageHiggins Collection: Tipperary

Tipperary
A poster design showing a band of marching soldiers in uniform, some bearing the Union Jack flag, admiring women wearing colourful clothes occupy the stairs. Date: circa 1915

Background imageHiggins Collection: The Ball

The Ball
A painting showing four performing couples, wearing extravagant, colourful clothing on a stage, with some other intimate figures below. Date: circa 1914

Background imageHiggins Collection: The Peacemakers

The Peacemakers
This tempera painting shows a ransacked area, where some military men are holding a blonde haired woman captive, with the proprietor sat at the table with a rope around his neck. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHiggins Collection: The Sapling

The Sapling
A painting of a military man, brandishing a meat cleaver, while kneeling beside a small, elegant tree sapling. He is looking over his shoulder with a discontented look on his face. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHiggins Collection: Col. J. H. Higgins, 1855-1865. Creator: Mathew Brady

Col. J. H. Higgins, 1855-1865. Creator: Mathew Brady
Col. J.H. Higgins, between 1855 and 1865

Background imageHiggins Collection: Canyon Drive, Santa Fe, c. 1914 (oil on canvas)

Canyon Drive, Santa Fe, c. 1914 (oil on canvas)
1767635 Canyon Drive, Santa Fe, c.1914 (oil on canvas) by Higgins, William Victor (1884-1949); 61.6x69.9 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Canyon Drive, Santa Fe. Victor Higgins (1884-1949)

Background imageHiggins Collection: November - Country Landscape, (oil on canvas)

November - Country Landscape, (oil on canvas)
650629 November - Country Landscape, (oil on canvas) by Higgins, William Victor (1884-1949); 64x76.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: November - Country Landscape. Victor Higgins (1884-1949)

Background imageHiggins Collection: David Higgins

David Higgins Ireland Bmw Championship Wentworth Golf Club Virginia Water, England 27 May 2005 Date: 27 May 2005

Background imageHiggins Collection: Joe Higgins

Joe Higgins England, 29 May 1997 Date: 29 May 1997

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins & Hazel Irvine

John Higgins & Hazel Irvine World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Consoles Judd Trump

John Higgins Consoles Judd Trump World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Celebrates With His Family

John Higgins Celebrates With His Family World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins With Fred Done

John Higgins With Fred Done World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Kisses The Trophy

John Higgins Kisses The Trophy World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: A Tearfull John Higgins With His Wife & Family

A Tearfull John Higgins With His Wife & Family World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins At The Table

John Higgins At The Table World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: Judd Trump & John Higgins

Judd Trump & John Higgins World Snooker Championship Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins, Wife & Children

John Higgins, Wife & Children World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Celebrates His Win

John Higgins Celebrates His Win World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins With His Wife & Family

John Higgins With His Wife & Family World Snooker Champion Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins & Judd Trump

John Higgins & Judd Trump World Snooker Championship Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 02 May 2011 Date: 02 May 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins & Sponsor, Fred Done

John Higgins & Sponsor, Fred Done World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: Ray Stubbs & John Higgins

Ray Stubbs & John Higgins Betfred.Com World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Holds Daughter

John Higgins Holds Daughter Betfred.Com World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Mbe And Family

John Higgins Mbe And Family Betfred.Com World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins With Family

John Higgins With Family World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Is Congratulated By Wife & Denise

John Higgins Is Congratulated By Wife & Denise Betfred.Com World Snooker Champion World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 04 May 2009 Date: 04 May 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins & Stephen Lee

John Higgins & Stephen Lee World Snooker Championship Betfred.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 20 April 2011 Date: 20 April 2011

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Matthew Stevens

John Higgins Matthew Stevens 888.Com World Championships 888.Com World Championships Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England 19 April 2008 Date: 19 April 2008

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Mbe & Michaela Tabb

John Higgins Mbe & Michaela Tabb World Snooker Championship World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 22 April 2009 Date: 22 April 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Mbe

John Higgins Mbe World Snooker Championship World Snooker Championship The Crucible, Sheffield, England 22 April 2009 Date: 22 April 2009

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins With Dad

John Higgins With Dad 888.Com World Snooker 888.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England 07 May 2007 Date: 07 May 2007

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins Loses His Form

John Higgins Loses His Form 888.Com World Snooker 888.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England 07 May 2007 Date: 07 May 2007

Background imageHiggins Collection: John Higgins, Denise & Pierce

John Higgins, Denise & Pierce 888.Com World Snooker 888.Com World Snooker Championship The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England 07 May 2007 Date: 07 May 2007



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"Higgins: A Snooker Legend and Literary Enigma" Higgins, a name that echoes through the halls of snooker history, conjures images of skill, precision, and sheer brilliance on the green baize. From Alex Higgins' mesmerizing cue action to his fiery temperament, this caption delves into the enigmatic world surrounding this iconic surname. Beyond the realm of snooker cues and chalk dust lies another dimension where words dance on paper. Reginald Higgins, an author known for his intriguing works such as "The Blue Stocking" and "Strange Incense, " weaves tales that transport readers to realms unknown. Intriguingly enough, there is no apparent connection between these two worlds apart from their shared surname. However, just like a perfectly executed break-off shot in snooker or a captivating twist in literature, life often surprises us with unexpected connections. As we explore further into the tapestry of time, we stumble upon significant moments etched in history. The year 1936 witnessed both Higgins' Fall - a remarkable Cocker Spaniel who stole hearts with its playful antics - and the grandeur of New York World's Fair where an aerial view showcased the majestic Unisphere in Queens. Delving deeper into cultural milestones brings us to George Bernard Shaw's timeless play "Pygmalion, " which debuted in 1914. This thought-provoking masterpiece challenges societal norms much like how Alex Higgins defied conventions within snooker circles. Speaking of defying norms, Salvador Dali himself graces our narrative alongside his pet ocelot Babou. Just as Dali pushed artistic boundaries with surrealism, so did Alex Higgins revolutionize snooker with his unorthodox playing style that captivated audiences worldwide. From stage costumes to soldiers' canteens serving bravery amidst chaos – each hint unravels yet another layer behind this multifaceted name.