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Johnston Collection

"Johnston: A Tapestry of History and Adventure" Step into the world of Johnston, where history unfolds before your eyes

Background imageJohnston Collection: Map of the Battle of Waterloo, 18th June 1815 (19th century)

Map of the Battle of Waterloo, 18th June 1815 (19th century). Battle plan showing the positions of the British and French armies at the outset of the battle

Background imageJohnston Collection: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and his 32-foot ketch Suhaili, after completing a 312-day non-stop single-handed voyage around the world

Background imageJohnston Collection: The Dolly Sisters, New York

The Dolly Sisters, New York
The Dolly Sisters in the Greenwich Village Follies, New York, 1924. Photograph by Alfred Cheney Johnston 1924

Background imageJohnston Collection: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814-1815, (1944). Creator: Thomas Lawrence

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814-1815, (1944). Creator: Thomas Lawrence
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814-1815, (1944). Portrait of Anglo-Irish soldier and future British prime minister Arthur Wellesley

Background imageJohnston Collection: GREY GARDENS, c1914. A bench inside the gate of the Grey Gardens estate on Lily

GREY GARDENS, c1914. A bench inside the gate of the Grey Gardens estate on Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, New York. Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston, c1914

Background imageJohnston Collection: Johnston Station, Pembrokeshire, c. 1920s

Johnston Station, Pembrokeshire, c. 1920s
A view of Johnston Station, Pembrokeshire, Wales, c.1920s, showing the platform and the station flower beds planted up to say Johnston change for Old Milford

Background imageJohnston Collection: CONFEDERATE GENERALS. The Generals of the Confederate Army. Jefferson Davis, with red cloak

CONFEDERATE GENERALS. The Generals of the Confederate Army. Jefferson Davis, with red cloak, is at center left; Robert E. Lee, standing with saber, is at center right. Contemporary American lithograph

Background imageJohnston Collection: VILLA DORIA PAMPHILJ, 1925. Villa Doria-Pamphili in Monteverde, Rome, Italy

VILLA DORIA PAMPHILJ, 1925. Villa Doria-Pamphili in Monteverde, Rome, Italy. Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1925

Background imageJohnston Collection: Hook Colliery Railway, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Hook Colliery Railway, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A view of the Hook Colliery Railway, a spur of the Great Western Railway which connected with Johnston Station, four miles away, in Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageJohnston Collection: Emma Van Name, ca. 1805. Creator: Joshua Johnson

Emma Van Name, ca. 1805. Creator: Joshua Johnson
Emma Van Name, ca. 1805

Background imageJohnston Collection: STEAM TRICYCLE, 1888. Inventor Lucius D. Copeland demonstrating his steam tricycle

STEAM TRICYCLE, 1888. Inventor Lucius D. Copeland demonstrating his steam tricycle, known as the Phaeton Moto-Cycle, outside the north entrance of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C

Background imageJohnston Collection: FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON (1864-1952). American photographer. Dressed as a man

FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON (1864-1952). American photographer. Dressed as a man and posed with a bicycle. Photograph, c1890

Background imageJohnston Collection: COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, 1893. The White City of the Worlds Columbian Exposition at Chicago, 1893

COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, 1893. The White City of the Worlds Columbian Exposition at Chicago, 1893. Oil over a photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston

Background imageJohnston Collection: NEW ORLEANS: PHARMACY. A view of Casteix Pharmacy at 721 Dauphine Street in New Orleans, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS: PHARMACY. A view of Casteix Pharmacy at 721 Dauphine Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston, c1938

Background imageJohnston Collection: Durham County Rugby Team

Durham County Rugby Team: Parkinson, Stephenson, Swinburne, Marston, Wilson, Bell, Johnston, Humphreys, Todd, Troup, Thompson, Poole, Martin, Kassell, Swainston, Geenty, Hill, Oakes, Gibbon, Hall

Background imageJohnston Collection: Richard Baker in The Moon in the Yellow River

Richard Baker in The Moon in the Yellow River
Richard Baker (news announcer) playing Darrell Blake (centre) in the Tower Theatres production of The Moon in the Yellow River by Denis Johnston. Date: 1954

Background imageJohnston Collection: SNOW HILL INSTITUTE, 1902. Students at Snow Hill Institute, a little Tuskegee

SNOW HILL INSTITUTE, 1902. Students at Snow Hill Institute, a little Tuskegee. Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1902

Background imageJohnston Collection: SOCCER: CUP WINNERS CUP. Scottish soccer player Willie Johnston of the Rangers FC scores a goal

SOCCER: CUP WINNERS CUP. Scottish soccer player Willie Johnston of the Rangers FC scores a goal against the Moscow Dynamo as teammate Alex MacDonald looks on, during the Cup Winners Cup, 24 May 1972

Background imageJohnston Collection: Giant Groundsel, Kilimanjaro, Africa, 1934 (colour litho)

Giant Groundsel, Kilimanjaro, Africa, 1934 (colour litho)
473472 Giant Groundsel, Kilimanjaro, Africa, 1934 (colour litho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dendrosenecio Johnstonii, formerly Senecio Johnstonii)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Roman columns, 1889. Creator: W & AK Johnston

Roman columns, 1889. Creator: W & AK Johnston
Roman columns, 1889. Examples of various types of column from classical buildings in Rome: 1. Corinthian, from the Temple of Mars Ultor; 2. Composite, from the Arch of Titus; 3

Background imageJohnston Collection: Something to Look At, 1817. Creator: Unknown

Something to Look At, 1817. Creator: Unknown
Something to Look At, 1817....or The Return of the Embassy. "Il vaut mieux plier que rompre" [It's better to bend than to break], French proverb

Background imageJohnston Collection: Tatler cover - Lady Alexandra Howard-Johnston & children

Tatler cover - Lady Alexandra Howard-Johnston & children
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Lady Alexandra Howard-Johnston, formerly Lady Alexandra Haig, daughter of Field-Marshal Earl Haig

Background imageJohnston Collection: Marlborough at the Battle of Oudenarde, 1708, (1944). Creator: Unknown

Marlborough at the Battle of Oudenarde, 1708, (1944). Creator: Unknown
Marlborough at the Battle of Oudenarde, 1708, (1944). Tapestry depicting British military leader John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (on a white horse) at the Battle of Oudenarde

Background imageJohnston Collection: Currents of Air Around The World

Currents of Air Around The World

Background imageJohnston Collection: Physical Chart of Indian Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)

Physical Chart of Indian Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)
Physical Chart of Indian Ocean (Currents, Temperatures, Trade Routes)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Physical Chart of Atlantic Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)

Physical Chart of Atlantic Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)
Physical Chart of Atlantic Ocean (Currents, Temperatures, Trade Routes)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Physical Chart of Pacific Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)

Physical Chart of Pacific Ocean (Currents, Temperatures ?)
Physical Chart of Pacific Ocean (Currents, Temperatures, Trade Routes)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Fort Johnston, Lake Nyasa, Nyasaland, Africa now Malawi

Fort Johnston, Lake Nyasa, Nyasaland, Africa now Malawi
Ivory to be sent to London, Victorian period. The location is Fort Johnston, Lake Nyasa, Nyasaland, Africa now Malawi

Background imageJohnston Collection: Homestall, Sussex

Homestall, Sussex
Horse breeder J. A. Dewar at his home and establishment Homestall in Sussex. Date: 1931

Background imageJohnston Collection: Caricature illustration of Forbes Robertson as Hamlet, by Frank Richardson

Caricature illustration of Forbes Robertson as Hamlet, by Frank Richardson. Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937), actor and theatre manager

Background imageJohnston Collection: Photographs of the Blankney Hunt. Captioned, The Pride of Lincolnshire

Photographs of the Blankney Hunt. Captioned, The Pride of Lincolnshire: At Home with the Blankney Hunt'. With descriptions, How the Terrier is Carried; The terrier is carried by one of the whips

Background imageJohnston Collection: Joseph Eggleston Johnston, from The History of Our Country, published 1905 (litho)

Joseph Eggleston Johnston, from The History of Our Country, published 1905 (litho)
2619152 Joseph Eggleston Johnston, from The History of Our Country, published 1905 (litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Joseph Eggleston Johnston, 1807 - 1891)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Photographic print : gelatin silver, of Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek) wearing tribal clothing

Photographic print : gelatin silver, of Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek) wearing tribal clothing
3519782 Photographic print : gelatin silver, of Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek) wearing tribal clothing by Johnston, Frances Benjamin (1864-1952); (add.info.: Photographic print : gelatin silver)

Background imageJohnston Collection: house, Narragansett Bay, Newport, Rhode Island

house, Narragansett Bay, Newport, Rhode Island
3519788 house, Narragansett Bay, Newport, Rhode Island by Johnston, Frances Benjamin (1864-1952); (add.info.: Armsea Hall, Charles Frederick Hoffman Jr)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Photographic print of Auburn, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi by photographer Benjamin Frances

Photographic print of Auburn, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi by photographer Benjamin Frances Johnston
3519795 Photographic print of Auburn, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi by photographer Benjamin Frances Johnston by Johnston, Frances Benjamin (1864-1952); (add.info.: Photographic print of Auburn)

Background imageJohnston Collection: Photographic print, Cyanotype : Children doing calisthenics while sitting at their desks in a

Photographic print, Cyanotype : Children doing calisthenics while sitting at their desks in a classroom
3519798 Photographic print, Cyanotype : Children doing calisthenics while sitting at their desks in a classroom, 5th Division public schools, Washington, D.C

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90237294

DDE-90237294
Caribbean, Trinidad, Asa Wright Wildlife Sanctuary. Golden Tegu Lizard. Date: 16-12-2003

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038953

DDE-90038953
Great Blue Heron water bird found throughout Florida and the Everglades Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038954

DDE-90038954
Little Green Heron, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038952

DDE-90038952
Grasshopper, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038951

DDE-90038951
Grasshopper, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038950

DDE-90038950
USA, Florida, Everglade NP, White Heron. Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038947

DDE-90038947
USA, Florida, Everglades, Roseate Spoonbill Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038949

DDE-90038949
USA, Florida, Everglade NP, White Heron. Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038948

DDE-90038948
USA, Florida, Everglade NP, White Heron. Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038946

DDE-90038946
USA, Florida, Golden Orb Spider, (Nephila madagascariensis) Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038945

DDE-90038945
USA, Florida, Key West, Racoon Date: 05/02/2010

Background imageJohnston Collection: DDE-90038944

DDE-90038944
USA, Florida, Key West, Racoon Date: 05/02/2010



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"Johnston: A Tapestry of History and Adventure" Step into the world of Johnston, where history unfolds before your eyes. From the detailed Map of the Battle of Waterloo in the 19th century to Sir Robin Knox-Johnston's daring circumnavigation of the globe, this name is synonymous with remarkable journeys. In New York City, The Dolly Sisters captivated audiences with their enchanting performances, leaving a lasting impression on Johnston's vibrant legacy. Meanwhile, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, stands tall as a symbol of strength and leadership during his reign from 1814-1815. Travel back in time to Grey Gardens estate on Lily Hill Avenue circa 1914; a bench inside its gates whispers tales of elegance and glamour that once graced its halls. Journey further to Johnston Station in Pembrokeshire during the roaring twenties - an era filled with excitement and change. The Confederate Generals immortalized through contemporary American lithographs remind us of the tumultuous times they navigated. Their stories intertwine with those who worked tirelessly at Hook Colliery Railway in South Wales - an emblematic testament to hard work and determination. Escape to Villa Doria-Pamphili nestled amidst Monteverde in Rome, Italy. Its timeless beauty transports you to another era entirely - one where tranquility meets grandeur. And let us not forget Durham County Rugby Team whose passion for sport unites communities across generations. Delve deeper into history as we encounter Emma Van Name captured by Joshua Johnson's brush ca. 1805; her enigmatic gaze invites curiosity about her life story within these pages. Lastly, witness Lucius D. Copeland demonstrating his groundbreaking steam tricycle invention in 1888 - innovation knows no bounds when it comes to Johnston. From battles fought on distant lands to personal triumphs etched into our collective memory – "Johnston" embodies adventure, resilience, and the timeless spirit of exploration.