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Background imageParty Collection: Two Grey Squirrels on a mini picnic bench having a birthday party

Two Grey Squirrels on a mini picnic bench having a birthday party Date: 18-Mar-19

Background imageParty Collection: Ballroom dancing 1940s dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage

Ballroom dancing 1940s dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news archive

Background imageParty Collection: Labour Party election posters and television speakers

Labour Party election posters and television speakers
Labour Party election posters and speakers for Labours series of five short television programmes in the run-up to the General Election of 8th October 1959 (which the Conservatives won)

Background imageParty Collection: The It Girl by George Whitelaw

The It Girl by George Whitelaw
Colour illustration showing an attractive socialite surrounded by attentive gentlemen

Background imageParty Collection: Fairy Revels

Fairy Revels
Enchanting illustration showing fairies dancing in a ring underneath a toadstool while pixies, elves and sprites watch and hold lamps. c.1925

Background imageParty Collection: Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatters Tea Party
Alice at the Mad Hatters tea party

Background imageParty Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageParty Collection: Lenny Henry and Dawn French, as Michael Jackson and Bubbles

Lenny Henry and Dawn French, as Michael Jackson and Bubbles, arriving at Elton Johns 50th birthday party at Hammersmith Palais. 6th April 1997

Background imageParty Collection: Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys

Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys
President John F Kennedy and his wife Jackie, pictured with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at a State dinner party given at Buckingham Palace during a visit by the Kennedys

Background imageParty Collection: Rosa Luxemburg - 1

Rosa Luxemburg - 1
ROSA LUXEMBURG German Socialist agitator, helped found the Polish Social Democratic Party

Background imageParty Collection: Seagers Gin Advert

Seagers Gin Advert
A red-headed woman in a fetching pink party dress gets into the party spirit by mixing some cocktails with Seagers Gin

Background imageParty Collection: Liberal Party Poster, We Mobilised for War - Let us Mobilis

Liberal Party Poster, We Mobilised for War - Let us Mobilis
A Liberal Party Poster with Lloyd George, Liberal Leader, depicted above the slogan We mobilised for War - let us Mobilise for Prosperity! Vote Liberal

Background imageParty Collection: Dancing in a dingy cellar in Soho, London Cy Lauries jazz band beats it out

Dancing in a dingy cellar in Soho, London Cy Lauries jazz band beats it out and the fashions of the jiving girls are as traditional as the jazz

Background imageParty Collection: A Chartist party, 1843

A Chartist party, 1843
Chartists attempte to force their giant charter through parliament. 1843

Background imageParty Collection: Dickensian Party

Dickensian Party
Mrs Fezziwigs Ball - shown to Scrooge by the Ghost of Christmas Past

Background imageParty Collection: Chinese Communist Propaganda Poster, Chairman Mao

Chinese Communist Propaganda Poster, Chairman Mao
Chinese Communist Party Propaganda Poster, Chairman Mao Zedong. 1951

Background imageParty Collection: Chelsea Arts Ball - Noel Coward and Ivor Novello

Chelsea Arts Ball - Noel Coward and Ivor Novello
A group at the Annual Chelsea Arts Club Ball, held at the Royal Albert Hall every New Years Eve. Back row from left, Mr Frank Verner Leveson, Mrs Calthrop, Ivor Novello, Miss Gladys Cooper

Background imageParty Collection: Screaming Lord Sutch

Screaming Lord Sutch
DAVID SCREAMING LORD SUTCH British politician, musician and maverick, founder of the Official Monster Raving Looney Party (1983). Sadly, a manic depressive, committed suicide. Date: 1940 - 1999

Background imageParty Collection: Keir Hardie giving a speech

Keir Hardie giving a speech
Keir Hardie (1856-1915), founder of the Labour party, addressing suffragettes at a free speech meeting

Background imageParty Collection: Alice: dormouse in Teapot

Alice: dormouse in Teapot
The Hatters Mad Tea Party The Hatter and the Hare put the Dormouse in the tea-pot

Background imageParty Collection: THANKSGIVING CARTOON, 1869. Uncle Sams Thanksgiving Dinner: cartoon, 1869

THANKSGIVING CARTOON, 1869. Uncle Sams Thanksgiving Dinner: cartoon, 1869, by Thomas Nast depicting a Thanksgiving table at which all comers are welcome

Background imageParty Collection: The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman

The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman
Etiquette gone awry during a shoot when one man retrieves his own bird rather than allowing the gundogs to do so. The result is an utterly incensed gundog

Background imageParty Collection: The jive 1950 dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news

The jive 1950 dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news archive

Background imageParty Collection: Windmill Theatre Owner Miss Sheila Van Dam watches as the curtain comes down over

Windmill Theatre Owner Miss Sheila Van Dam watches as the curtain comes down over the legs of the Windmill Girl Dancers for the last time today as the era of the famous Windmill Theatre London comes

Background imageParty Collection: Dance in the public ballroom of the Imperial Palace, Vienna. Watercolor by Wilhelm Gause, 1900

Dance in the public ballroom of the Imperial Palace, Vienna. Watercolor by Wilhelm Gause, 1900
COURT BALL AT THE HOFBURG. Dance in the public ballroom of the Imperial Palace, Vienna. Watercolor by Wilhelm Gause, 1900. Emperor Francis Joseph is on the far right

Background imageParty Collection: Iced cupcakes

Iced cupcakes stacked to form a tower

Background imageParty Collection: Gebrauchsgrafik illustration, 1928

Gebrauchsgrafik illustration, 1928
Highly stylised art deco illustration showing three people (one woman and two men) in evening dress, sitting on what look like cocktail stools

Background imageParty Collection: The Toast by William Heath Robinson

The Toast by William Heath Robinson
A charming and detailed scene showing a large extended family, or possibly group of villagers drinking a toast around a large table groaning with delicious fruit pies, turkey, jelly, soup

Background imageParty Collection: The Bohemians of Chelsea, scene from Tantivy Towers

The Bohemians of Chelsea, scene from Tantivy Towers
A scene from the British light opera, Tantivy Towers, written by A. P. Herbert. The story mocks both the artistic high brows or bohemians of Chelsea as well as the sporting lusty low brows who enjoy

Background imageParty Collection: Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Musical party given by Ca

Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Musical party given by Ca
Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765). Italian painter. Musical party given by Cardinal De La Rochefoucauld at the Argentina Theatre in Rome in 1747. Museum of Louvre. Paris. France

Background imageParty Collection: Cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card

Cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card
A family of cats enjoying a party on a Christmas card, by Louis Wain. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageParty Collection: The carnival in the port of Spain, Trinidad

The carnival in the port of Spain, Trinidad, 1888. People cavort in fancy dress through the street, some playing banjos, others brandishing what looks like bladders on sticks

Background imageParty Collection: Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic

Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic
Sir Ernest Shackleton and three members of a polar exploration party, photographed within 111 miles of the South Pole in 1907-9 on board the Nimrod

Background imageParty Collection: JITTERBUG 1940s dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news

JITTERBUG 1940s dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news archive

Background imageParty Collection: Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81

Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81
RENOIR: LUNCHEON, 1880-81. Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81

Background imageParty Collection: The Chelsea Arts Club Dazzle Ball

The Chelsea Arts Club Dazzle Ball
A flamboyant fancy-dress ball given by the Chelsea Arts Club at the Albert Hall. It was based on the principles of Dazzle

Background imageParty Collection: A fashion Phantasy by Gordon Conway

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

Background imageParty Collection: Chelsea Arts Club Ball

Chelsea Arts Club Ball
An impression of the Dazzle Ball of the Chelsea Arts Club held to celebrate the Allied victory at the end of World War One. Costumes were inspired by the dazzle

Background imageParty Collection: Mayakovsky (H / S)

Mayakovsky (H / S)
Mayakovsky (H/S)

Background imageParty Collection: Mayakovsky (Seated)

Mayakovsky (Seated)
VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY - Russian poet and supporter of the Communist party in Russia (this photograph is dated 1927)

Background imageParty Collection: Jim Callaghan / Labour Pm

Jim Callaghan / Labour Pm
JAMES CALLAGHAN LORD CALLAGHAN of CARDIFF Labour Party leader and British Prime Minister (1976-79)

Background imageParty Collection: Keir Hardie addressing suffragettes at Trafalgar Square

Keir Hardie addressing suffragettes at Trafalgar Square
Keir Hardie (1856-1915), founder of the Labour party, addressing suffragettes at a free speech meeting in 1908 - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy (1834-1913)

Background imageParty Collection: Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920

Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps fashion house, one of a series of highly stylised and witty adverts designed by Lady Eileen Orde (daughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington)

Background imageParty Collection: Dance: Charleston, 1920S

Dance: Charleston, 1920S
DANCE: CHARLESTON, 1920s

Background imageParty Collection: Dulux Dog Drunk

Dulux Dog Drunk
22nd August 1972: Dash, the famous old English sheep dog who has starred in the Dulux paint commercials for 12 years at the reception held in honour of his retirement

Background imageParty Collection: Mr Fezziwigs Ball, illustration by John Leech for A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens( London)

Mr Fezziwigs Ball, illustration by John Leech for A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens( London)
Mr Fezziwigs Ball, illustration by John Leech for A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens( London, 1843). This novella was the earliest and most popular of Dickens Christmas stories

Background imageParty Collection: Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1881. Oil on canvas. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1881. Oil on canvas. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) French painter. Party eating and drinking under awning in the open air by a riverside

Background imageParty Collection: First World War: Party of Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench on the first

First World War: Party of Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, l July 1916



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Let the party begin! 🎉 From the whimsical Mad Hatters Tea Party to Lenny Henry and Dawn French's hilarious portrayal of Michael Jackson and Bubbles, this caption takes you on a journey through iconic parties. Imagine Queen Elizabeth II mingling with the Kennedys or Captain Robert Falcon Scott sipping Frys Cocoa in an adventurous gathering. Delve into George Whitelaw's The It Girl or get inspired by Chinese Communist Propaganda Poster featuring Chairman Mao. Raise a toast to William Heath Robinson's comically elaborate Toast-making contraption or feel the political buzz with Labour Party election posters and television speakers. Indulge in Seagers Gin Advert's sophistication or be moved by Liberal Party Poster urging us to mobilize for war. Step into Fairy Revels, where magic comes alive, or let Gordon Conway's A Fashion Phantasy transport you to a world of high fashion dreams. Whatever your party style may be, these hints promise an unforgettable celebration.