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"Robert: A Name Woven Through Time and Art" From the pages of Charles Dickens' novels to the strokes William Buss's brush, the name "Robert" has left its mark on history

Background imageRobert Collection: CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870). English novelist. Dickens Dream

CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870). English novelist. Dickens Dream. Unfinished oil painting by Robert William Buss, 1870s

Background imageRobert Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern, 1857, printed 1863-64

Background imageRobert Collection: Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, lst Viscount Baden-Powell, English soldier

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, lst Viscount Baden-Powell, English soldier. Baden-Powell (1857-1941) became famous as the defender of Mafeking in the Boer War (1899-1902)

Background imageRobert Collection: ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL (1806-1859). English engineer

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL (1806-1859). English engineer. Brunel before the Great Eastern steamships braking drum chains, which lowered the ship from the slip for launching: photograph, 1857

Background imageRobert Collection: STEAMBOAT RACE, 1870. The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race between the Robert E

STEAMBOAT RACE, 1870. The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race between the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez from New Orleans to St. Louis won by the Robert E

Background imageRobert Collection: THE TRAIL OF TEARS, 1838. The removal of the Cherokee Native Americans to the West in 1838

THE TRAIL OF TEARS, 1838. The removal of the Cherokee Native Americans to the West in 1838. Oil on canvas, 1942, by Robert Lindneux

Background imageRobert Collection: The Bathing Pool. Creator: Hubert Robert

The Bathing Pool. Creator: Hubert Robert
The Bathing Pool

Background imageRobert Collection: COOK: HMS RESOLUTION. Commanded by Captain James Cook on his second and third voyages of discovery

COOK: HMS RESOLUTION. Commanded by Captain James Cook on his second and third voyages of discovery. Watercolor by Midshipman Henry Roberts, a member of the ships company

Background imageRobert Collection: CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896). German pianist. Wife of Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896). German pianist. Wife of Robert Schumann (1810-1856). German composer. Photographed in 1850

Background imageRobert Collection: BLACK SENATORS, 1872. The First Colored Senators and Representatives in the 41st

BLACK SENATORS, 1872. The First Colored Senators and Representatives in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States. Lithograph, 1872, by Currier & Ives

Background imageRobert Collection: ROBERT E. LEE (1807-1870). American Confederate general. Photographed by Julian Vannerson in 1863

ROBERT E. LEE (1807-1870). American Confederate general. Photographed by Julian Vannerson in 1863

Background imageRobert Collection: The March of Intellect, (1828?). Artist: Robert Seymour

The March of Intellect, (1828?). Artist: Robert Seymour
The March of Intellect, (1828?); showing a juggernaut figure with London University on its head and balloons issuing from its pipe, sweeping and kicking to one side lawyers, vicars, and quack doctors

Background imageRobert Collection: DARWIN: HMS BEAGLE. Voyage of the HMS Beagle, which Charles Darwin sailed as ships naturalist

DARWIN: HMS BEAGLE. Voyage of the HMS Beagle, which Charles Darwin sailed as ships naturalist from 1831 to 1836

Background imageRobert Collection: Make way for ducklings sculpture by Nancy Schon, Boston Public Garden, Boston

Make way for ducklings sculpture by Nancy Schon, Boston Public Garden, Boston
USA, Massachusetts, Boston, Make way for ducklings sculpture by Nancy Schon, Boston Public Garden

Background imageRobert Collection: The steam yacht Wanderer (later named Vagus ) hoisting sails

The steam yacht Wanderer (later named Vagus ) hoisting sails. Built by Robert Steele and Co, Greenock in 1878 for Charles Joseph Lambert as a private yacht

Background imageRobert Collection: The first Tay Bridge from the south, Scotland, 1900

The first Tay Bridge from the south, Scotland, 1900. Illustration from The Life and Times of Queen Victoria by Robert Wilson, Volume IV, (Cassell and Company, London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, 1900)

Background imageRobert Collection: Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889

Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889
Image from Sheffield and Neighbourhood (page 208) (printed and published by Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield, 1889 (Sheffield Local Studies Library: 914.274 S)

Background imageRobert Collection: CASSIDY AND LONGBAUGH. Butch Cassidy (1866-?), alias of Robert Leroy Parker, American desperado

CASSIDY AND LONGBAUGH. Butch Cassidy (1866-?), alias of Robert Leroy Parker, American desperado, and Harry Longbaugh (1867-?), known as the Sundance Kid, American desperado

Background imageRobert Collection: FILM: BABY JANE, 1962. Joan Crawford, left, and Bette Davis as sisters in What Ever Happened to

FILM: BABY JANE, 1962. Joan Crawford, left, and Bette Davis as sisters in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? directed by Robert Aldrich, 1962

Background imageRobert Collection: L Equipe de Cardiff, (The Cardiff Team), 1913. Artist: Robert Delaunay

L Equipe de Cardiff, (The Cardiff Team), 1913. Artist: Robert Delaunay
L Equipe de Cardiff, (The Cardiff Team), 1913

Background imageRobert Collection: Robert Cray, 2008. Artist: Alan John Ainsworth

Robert Cray, 2008. Artist: Alan John Ainsworth
Robert Cray Band, Sage Theatre, Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 15 July 2008

Background imageRobert Collection: MEETING OF SCOTT & BURNS. The meeting of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns: painting by C

MEETING OF SCOTT & BURNS. The meeting of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns: painting by C.M. Hardie

Background imageRobert Collection: The Wild Bunch, 1901, gang of American outlaws, bank and train robbers, led by Butch Cassidy

The Wild Bunch, 1901, gang of American outlaws, bank and train robbers, led by Butch Cassidy, seated right. Cassidy, born Robert LeRoy Parker (1866-1908): Standing left

Background imageRobert Collection: ROBERT CAPA (1913-1954). Hungarian-born American war photographer

ROBERT CAPA (1913-1954). Hungarian-born American war photographer. Capa photographing a May Day demonstration in Tokyo, 1954

Background imageRobert Collection: April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving)

April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving)
986032 April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving) by Casteels, Pieter (1684-1749) (after); 46.8x29 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: April, from Twelve Months of Flowers)

Background imageRobert Collection: Illustration of Hookes Law on elasticity of materials, showing stretching of a spring

Illustration of Hookes Law on elasticity of materials, showing stretching of a spring. Robert Hooke (1635-1703), English scientist and inventor, formulated his law in 1676

Background imageRobert Collection: New Lanark Mills, Scotland. Robert Owens (1771-1858) model community of cotton mills

New Lanark Mills, Scotland. Robert Owens (1771-1858) model community of cotton mills, housing, education, worlds first day nursery, evening classes, village shop (beginning of Co-operative movement)

Background imageRobert Collection: BASKETBALL GAME, c1960. Bob Cousy of the Boston Celtics (number 14)

BASKETBALL GAME, c1960. Bob Cousy of the Boston Celtics (number 14) jumps for the ball during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers, c1960

Background imageRobert Collection: The Prime Minister: Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquis of Salisbury

The Prime Minister: Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquis of Salisbury (1830-1903) British Conservative statesman. Prime Minister 1885, 1886, 1895-1902, in 1900

Background imageRobert Collection: (1902-1971). Known as Bobby. American golf player

(1902-1971). Known as Bobby. American golf player
ROBERT TYRE JONES (1902-1971). Known as Bobby. American golf player

Background imageRobert Collection: Boy Scout Uniform and Badges, 1944. Creator: Kenneth Brookes

Boy Scout Uniform and Badges, 1944. Creator: Kenneth Brookes
Boy Scout Uniform and Badges, 1944. Patrol leaders hat badge; scarf of troop colour; all-round cords for six badges; staff of shoulder height

Background imageRobert Collection: English physician and Rosicrucian. Human mental abilities classified in terms of God

English physician and Rosicrucian. Human mental abilities classified in terms of God and the universe
ROBERT FLUDD (1574-1637). English physician and Rosicrucian. Human mental abilities classified in terms of God and the universe. Colored engraving from Fludds 17th century treatise, Utriusque Cosmi

Background imageRobert Collection: First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence

First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence
DECLARATION: SIGNATURES. First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence

Background imageRobert Collection: The Inchcape Rock, 1908, (c1930). Creator: Peter Graham

The Inchcape Rock, 1908, (c1930). Creator: Peter Graham
The Inchcape Rock, 1908, (c1930). Illustration to a ballad of the same name by Robert Southey, published in 1802. A warning bell for shipping had been installed on a dangerous sandstone reef off

Background imageRobert Collection: The Black Watch. Forward the 42nd! at the Alma, 1854, (1939)

The Black Watch. Forward the 42nd! at the Alma, 1854, (1939). The Battle of the Alma (20 September 1854), which is usually considered the first battle of the Crimean War

Background imageRobert Collection: Norton, Derbyshire, surveyed by Joseph Dickinson, 1737

Norton, Derbyshire, surveyed by Joseph Dickinson, 1737
Full title: A map of all the lands belonging to Robert Newton esquire at Norton in the County of Derby, surveyed by Joseph Dickinson

Background imageRobert Collection: LEE AND HIS GENERALS. Robert E. Lee and his generals

LEE AND HIS GENERALS. Robert E. Lee and his generals. Lithograph, 1867, after Augustus Tholey

Background imageRobert Collection: DEATH OF LINCOLN, 1865. Death bed of Lincoln. Lithograph, 1865

DEATH OF LINCOLN, 1865. Death bed of Lincoln. Lithograph, 1865

Background imageRobert Collection: A diagram of the Universe by the 17th century English Neoplatonist Robert Fludd showing the links

A diagram of the Universe by the 17th century English Neoplatonist Robert Fludd showing the links between the hidden
FLUDDs UNIVERSE. A diagram of the Universe by the 17th century English Neoplatonist Robert Fludd showing the links between the hidden God and the manifest world

Background imageRobert Collection: The page from a 19th century edition of Charles Darwins Journal of Researches

The page from a 19th century edition of Charles Darwins Journal of Researches
DARWIN: GALAPAGOS FINCHES. The page from a 19th century edition of Charles Darwins Journal of Researches, wherein the gradation in the size of the beaks of the Galapagos finches is noted

Background imageRobert Collection: As American Goes, So Goes the World. American cartoon by D. R. Fitzpatrick, 1953

As American Goes, So Goes the World. American cartoon by D. R. Fitzpatrick, 1953
CIVIL RIGHTS CARTOON, 1953. As American Goes, So Goes the World. American cartoon by D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1953, on the emphasis in President Eisenhowers inauguration speech on the importance of

Background imageRobert 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 imageRobert Collection: LEEs SURRENDER, 1865. General Robert E. Lee leaving the McLean House after the Confederate

LEEs SURRENDER, 1865. General Robert E. Lee leaving the McLean House after the Confederate surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, 9 April 1865. Engraving after a contemporary drawing by A.R. Waud

Background imageRobert Collection: Design for Scouts Enrolment Card, (1944). Creator: Robert Baden-Powell

Design for Scouts Enrolment Card, (1944). Creator: Robert Baden-Powell
Design for Scouts Enrolment Card, (1944). A scout stands under the scouting motto: Be Prepared. On the right is an image of St George, patron saint of England, killing the dragon

Background imageRobert Collection: Lord Baden-Powell, 1911, (1944). Creator: Ape Junior

Lord Baden-Powell, 1911, (1944). Creator: Ape Junior
Lord Baden-Powell, 1911, (1944). Portrait of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell (1857-1941), British soldier and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Background imageRobert Collection: Bob Cratchits Christmas Dinner. After a drawing by Edwin Austin Abbey for Charles Dickens A

Bob Cratchits Christmas Dinner. After a drawing by Edwin Austin Abbey for Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol
CHRISTMAS CAROL. Bob Cratchits Christmas Dinner. After a drawing by Edwin Austin Abbey for Charles Dickens " A Christmas Carol."

Background imageRobert Collection: DICKENS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Bob Cratchits Christmas Dinner. Wood engraving after Edwin Austin

DICKENS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Bob Cratchits Christmas Dinner. Wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol, 1881

Background imageRobert Collection: A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Bob Cratchit & his son Tiny Tim: illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Bob Cratchit & his son Tiny Tim: illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935) to " A Christmas Carol"



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"Robert: A Name Woven Through Time and Art" From the pages of Charles Dickens' novels to the strokes William Buss's brush, the name "Robert" has left its mark on history. This caption takes us on a journey through various artworks and events that bear this iconic name. In Isambard Kingdom Brunel's presence, we stand before the launching chains of the Great Eastern, marveling at his engineering genius. And alongside him stands Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, a distinguished English soldier who embodied courage and leadership. The year 1870 witnessed an epic steamboat race along the Mississippi River between two legendary vessels - the Robert E. Lee and Natchez. In just 3 days, 18 hours, and 14 minutes, victory was claimed by none other than the swift Robert E. Lee. Hubert Robert's masterpiece "The Bathing Pool" transports us to a serene oasis where nature meets artistry. Meanwhile, in another realm entirely, we confront a painful chapter in American history - The Trail of Tears - depicted by artist Robert Lindneux with profound emotion. Cassidy and Longbaugh emerge from history as notorious outlaws known as Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid respectively. Their Wild Bunch gang is immortalized in an intriguing photograph taken at Fort Worth in 1901. Jumping forward in time to Hollywood's golden era, we find ourselves captivated by Joan Crawford and Bette Davis portraying sisters locked in turmoil within What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Directed by Robert Aldrich in 1962; their performances leave an indelible impression on cinema lovers worldwide. Shifting gears once more into vibrant colors and bold shapes created by artist Robert Delaunay; his painting "L'Equipe de Cardiff" captures our attention with its dynamic energy emanating from a team united for victory.