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"Unveiling the Tapestry of Personalities: A Glimpse into Remarkable Lives" The late Michael Collins

Background imagePersonalities Collection: The late Michael Collins. 7 November 1922

The late Michael Collins. 7 November 1922

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia is enjoying a seaside holiday at Eastbourne

Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia is enjoying a seaside holiday at Eastbourne, Sussex. The Emperor of Abyssinia keeping in touch with the news of the day at Eastbourne. 18 July 1938

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Wartime Toby jugs, WW1

Wartime Toby jugs, WW1
Advertisement for Soane & Smith of Oxford Street, promoting their range of Toby jugs based on wartime leaders, principally Sir David Beatty, Sir Douglas Haig, Lord Jellicoe, Marshal Joffre

Background imagePersonalities Collection: All Aboard for Brooklands by The Tout 1931

All Aboard for Brooklands by The Tout 1931
Humorous colour illustration by The Tout showing caricatures of various personalities from the motoring world in 1931. From left: Lord Howe, Mr. Raymond Mays, Mr. Hugh P

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Viscount Savernake, Lieutenant Royal Horse Guards, eldest son of the Earl of Cardigan

Viscount Savernake, Lieutenant Royal Horse Guards, eldest son of the Earl of Cardigan, celebrated his twenty-first birthday with a garden party held in the grounds of his ancestral home at Tottenham

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Leading Suffragettes

Leading Suffragettes
Five leading suffragettes: (from left) Lady Constance Lytton, Annie Kenney, Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Christabel Pankhurst and Sylvia Pankhurst

Background imagePersonalities Collection: In the cocktail bar at Ciros Grill

In the cocktail bar at Ciros Grill
Well-known personalities of the day caricatured by George Whitelaw in the cocktail bar at Ciros Grill, one of the premier nightspots in London in the early part of the 20th century

Background imagePersonalities Collection: The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927

The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927
The Wettest Derby on record in 1927 with numerous well-known personalities of the turf coping with the flooded course with the help of umbrellas and rowing boats. Includes the jockey M

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Annie Kenney

Annie Kenney
a studio portrait of ANNIE KENNEY

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst
Studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Derby Day - The Olympians

Derby Day - The Olympians
Caricatures of prominent racing fans riding to Epsom in a stagecoach. From left, the Earl of Lonsdale, Lady James Douglas, Sir Edward Hulton, Lord Glaneley, Sir H. Cunliffe-Owen, Hon. G

Background imagePersonalities Collection: King George V and Queen Mary Pictured in crown and coronation robes for the Delhi

King George V and Queen Mary Pictured in crown and coronation robes for the Delhi Durbar 1911

Background imagePersonalities Collection: M Latry, the famous chef at the Savoy Hotel, with haggis in readiness for the

M Latry, the famous chef at the Savoy Hotel, with haggis in readiness for the St Andrews night celebrations. 29 November 1929

Background imagePersonalities Collection: EMILY DAVISON

EMILY DAVISON Died after throwing herself in front of the King's horse at the Derby in June 1913, She is wearing a prisoner's brooch & another medal. 1872 - 1913

Background imagePersonalities Collection: John Geach, Polperro, Cornwall. Before 1893

John Geach, Polperro, Cornwall. Before 1893
A portrait of John Geach, a Polperro fisherman. Photographer: Lewis Harding

Background imagePersonalities Collection: King George V as captain of his yacht Britannia which he frequently sailed at Cowes

King George V as captain of his yacht Britannia which he frequently sailed at Cowes, Isle of Wight, England. 7 August 1924

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Warfield Hall, near Bracknell, residence of Mr W I Shard, 14 January 1928

Warfield Hall, near Bracknell, residence of Mr W I Shard, 14 January 1928

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Mrs Elizabeth Mary Eagle Skinner of The Universal Brotherhood, the Mystical Church

Mrs Elizabeth Mary Eagle Skinner of The Universal Brotherhood, the Mystical Church of the Comforter with headquarters in a church ( a disused waiting room)

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers

Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878 - 1960), English tennis player and seven time winner of the ladies singles title at Wimbledon between 1903 and 1914

Background imagePersonalities Collection: The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before The Royal Toast - Bateman

The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before The Royal Toast - Bateman
The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before The Royal Toast - H M Bateman. This illustration shows an arrogant man who has defied etiquette by lighting his cigar before the correct course of dinner

Background imagePersonalities Collection: La Poupee by Arthur Sturgess

La Poupee by Arthur Sturgess
Promotional postcard for La Poupee, a comic operetta by Arthur Sturgess from the French of Maurice Ordonneau (Theatre de la Gaiete, Paris, 21st October 1896); music Edmond Audran

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Chartwell, home of Sir Winston Churchill Exterior view

Chartwell, home of Sir Winston Churchill Exterior view

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Greek financial magnate to visit London. Sir Basil Zaharoff, the Greek financial magnate

Greek financial magnate to visit London. Sir Basil Zaharoff, the Greek financial magnate, who is coming to London. He has been described at the " Mystery man of Europe "

Background imagePersonalities Collection: At Waldershare Park near Deal in Kent; left to right; Major Wykeham Musgrave

At Waldershare Park near Deal in Kent; left to right; Major Wykeham Musgrave, M C, Mr V Hardwicke, Mr J J Pawson, Mrs Flower, Lord North, Countess Guilford, Hon Charles North, Lady Cynthia North

Background imagePersonalities 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 imagePersonalities Collection: A Madame Yevonde portrait of Baba Beaton

A Madame Yevonde portrait of Baba Beaton
Miss Baba Beaton is the younger of the two beautiful and attractive Beaton girls. They are among the most popular of the blonde ex-debs, and no party is complete without them

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst
SYLVIA PANKHURST artist & suffragette. Daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst & younger sister of Christabel, she was instrumental along with them in founding the WSPU

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Sylvia Pankhurst Writing

Sylvia Pankhurst Writing
SYLVIA PANKHURST sitting at her desk writing a letter

Background imagePersonalities Collection: D. B. Wyndham-Lewis

D. B. Wyndham-Lewis
Dominic Bevan Wyndham-Lewis (1891 - 1969), British writer, editor and biographer. Contributor to the Daily Express, The Bystander and the News Chronicle

Background imagePersonalities Collection: I F Connell ( E R A ) skids. 1938 Crystal palace

I F Connell ( E R A ) skids. 1938 Crystal palace

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Crickets Oldest Scorer Mr Fred Boyington ( 75 ), the Surrey scorer, is the

Crickets Oldest Scorer Mr Fred Boyington ( 75 ), the Surrey scorer, is the oldest chronicler in first class cricket. He has not missed a match for 42 years

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Close-up of statue of Marx and Engels

Close-up of statue of Marx and Engels, Alexanderplatz square, Mitte, Berlin, Germany, Europe

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Womens Rights / Personali

Womens Rights / Personali
CHRISTABEL PANKHURST Womens rights advocate & Suffragette. Daughter of Emiline Pankhurst

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Emily Davison

Emily Davison
The Late Miss E.W Davison Postcard published in commemoration of EMILY DAVISON showing her in academic garb

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Larry Gains

Larry Gains
Larry Gaines (1901 - 1983), Canadian heavyweight boxing champion pictured with wife and two children. Date: 1931

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Sally Rand of Fan Dance fame is shown in one of the positions in her new dance which

Sally Rand of Fan Dance fame is shown in one of the positions in her new dance which she has named " Leda and the Swan ". Miss Rand will present the dance soon in a Chicago theatre

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Lij Jessou, Lij Iyasu - ex Emperor Designate of Abyssinia. 25 October 1935

Lij Jessou, Lij Iyasu - ex Emperor Designate of Abyssinia. 25 October 1935

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Bleak House which was once the home of Charles Dickens. Broadstairs, Kent, England

Bleak House which was once the home of Charles Dickens. Broadstairs, Kent, England. 10 November 1949 ?TopFoto

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Michaela Gall - tudor portrait paintings Queen Anne Boleyn

Michaela Gall - tudor portrait paintings Queen Anne Boleyn
Michaela Gall - tudor portrait paintings, original art work by artist Michaela Gall inspired by the Tudors and history. Queen Anne Boleyn

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Mr William Pardue, Mr Douglas Fairbanks Double 28 November 1921

Mr William Pardue, Mr Douglas Fairbanks Double 28 November 1921

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Nancy Price and her daughter in a dance Matinee A dancing matinee is being given

Nancy Price and her daughter in a dance Matinee A dancing matinee is being given at the Aeolian Hall in aid of the Great Ormonde Street Childrens hospital

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Lady De Bathe ( Lillie Langtry ) 12 February 1923

Lady De Bathe ( Lillie Langtry ) 12 February 1923

Background imagePersonalities Collection: The Dail and the settlement. Fateful session of the Dail Eireann opened at the

The Dail and the settlement. Fateful session of the Dail Eireann opened at the new University College, Dublin. The Countess Markievicz ( who opposes the Treaty ) arriving with Mr McGuinness

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Society at Deauville, France Miss Betty Sassoon at Deauville Races 8 August 1923

Society at Deauville, France Miss Betty Sassoon at Deauville Races 8 August 1923

Background imagePersonalities Collection: George Harris ( Boxing MC ). 20 February 1923

George Harris ( Boxing MC ). 20 February 1923

Background imagePersonalities Collection: The British Mission to Tibet. The British Mission to Tibet left Liverpool Street Station

The British Mission to Tibet. The British Mission to Tibet left Liverpool Street Station. Left to right : Major Fred Fletcher, Dr William Montgomery McGovern, Mr W Harcourt, and Mr George Knight

Background imagePersonalities Collection: Will Hay 1925

Will Hay 1925

Background imagePersonalities Collection: At the Guildhall, London; Lord Allenby, Emir Faisal, Mr Lloyd George and Lady Allenby

At the Guildhall, London; Lord Allenby, Emir Faisal, Mr Lloyd George and Lady Allenby. 7 October 1919



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"Unveiling the Tapestry of Personalities: A Glimpse into Remarkable Lives" The late Michael Collins, a visionary leader who shaped Ireland's destiny with his unwavering determination and strategic brilliance. (7 November 1922) Wartime Toby jugs from WW1, whimsical artifacts that reflect the resilience and humor amidst the chaos of war. John Geach, an enigmatic figure from Polperro, Cornwall, whose mysterious past continues to intrigue historians even before 1893. Leading Suffragettes - Fearless women who fought tirelessly for gender equality and shattered societal norms with their indomitable spirit. Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia finding solace in a seaside holiday at Eastbourne, showcasing the human side of a revered ruler. EMILY DAVISON - Forever etched in history as she fearlessly sacrificed her life for women's suffrage during the Epsom Derby tragedy. Mrs Elizabeth Mary Eagle Skinner of The Universal Brotherhood, the Mystical Church - An advocate for spiritual unity and harmony among all beings. Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers - A tennis legend whose grace on and off the court captivated hearts worldwide. Derby Day - The Olympians: Celebrating athletes' triumphs beyond sports; embodying dedication, perseverance, and unyielding passion for excellence. King George V and Queen Mary pictured in crown and coronation robes for Delhi – Majestic figures symbolizing regal grandeur during significant historical moments. Emmeline Pankhurst – A force to be reckoned with; her relentless pursuit of justice ignited a revolution that forever changed society’s perception of women's rights. Sylvia Pankhurst Writing – Penning words that resonated like thunderclaps against injustice; her eloquence became a beacon of hope for the oppressed.