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"Waiting: A Collection of Moments Frozen in Time" "For What We Are About to Receive" - Cecil Aldin's painting captures the anticipation before a meal

Background imageWaiting Collection: Tank in Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, WW1

Tank in Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, WW1
A British tank at the Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, during the First World War. Some of the crew have come out for a breath of fresh air while waiting for the order to advance. Date: 1917

Background imageWaiting Collection: The Last Watch of Hero, 1887, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

The Last Watch of Hero, 1887, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
The Last Watch of Hero, 1887, (c1902). After a painting in the Manchester Art Gallery. Victorian depiction of a scene from Greek mythology

Background imageWaiting Collection: For What We Are About to Receive by Cecil Aldin

For What We Are About to Receive by Cecil Aldin
An illustration by Cecil Aldin showing three dogs waiting to be fed. Date: 25th November 1929

Background imageWaiting Collection: Lady Outside Gucci Shop

Lady Outside Gucci Shop
A smartly-dressed lady in turban, pearls and gloves, leaves the Gucci shop in Bond Street to step into her waiting Rolls Royce parked outside

Background imageWaiting Collection: Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century)

Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century). Armand Jean Duplessis, Duc de Richelieu (1585-1642), French prelate and statesman

Background imageWaiting Collection: Red Cross Dog Waiting

Red Cross Dog Waiting
A Malinois (Belgian Shepherd Dog) trained for work as a French Red Cross dog. Duc II, stands ready for action

Background imageWaiting Collection: The New Jerusalem, c1900

The New Jerusalem, c1900. Christ, who has redeemed the world through his Crucifixion, waits at the entrance to The New Jerusalem to welcome the saved

Background imageWaiting Collection: The Historic Water Tower, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

The Historic Water Tower, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America

Background imageWaiting Collection: Race At St Moritz

Race At St Moritz
1908: Skeleton competitors with their toboggans at the start of the Cresta Run, St Moritz. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageWaiting Collection: Ural Owl (Stix uralensis) resting in snowy tree, Kuusamo Finland February

Ural Owl (Stix uralensis) resting in snowy tree, Kuusamo Finland February

Background imageWaiting Collection: Standard Eight Cars

Standard Eight Cars
A row of Standard Cars waiting to be sent to retailers. A four door saloon costs ?481, does 50 miles to the gallon and is the cheapest car in Britain

Background imageWaiting Collection: 1920s France La Vie Parisienne Magazine Cover

1920s France La Vie Parisienne Magazine Cover

Background imageWaiting Collection: Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe

Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe
A fashionable young woman from the 1920s wearing a fur trimmed coat and a green cloche hat, rest her sore feet while sitting on a very large trunk at a railway station. Date: 1927

Background imageWaiting Collection: Met Police officers during Grunwick dispute

Met Police officers during Grunwick dispute
Two Metropolitan Police officers relax on deckchairs in The Mall, Central London, waiting for a political demonstration over the Grunwick dispute to begin

Background imageWaiting Collection: American Pit Bull Dog

American Pit Bull Dog
ME-490 American Pit Bull Dog Johan De Meester Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way. contact details: prints@ardea.com tel: 020 8318 1401

Background imageWaiting Collection: Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret - George V Silver Jubilee

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret - George V Silver Jubilee
Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose waiting before the start of the Thanksgiving Service marking King George Vs Silver Jubilee at St. Pauls Cathedral, London. Date: 1935

Background imageWaiting Collection: English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat

English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat. (PR)

Background imageWaiting 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 imageWaiting Collection: Billinsgate Porters

Billinsgate Porters
circa 1925: Fish porters at Billingsgate market with their flat hats which help them balance the crates on their heads. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageWaiting Collection: Goodwick Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Goodwick Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A long line of passengers and staff waiting on the platform at Goodwick Railway Station on the Great Western Railway, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. They are all looking across at the camera

Background imageWaiting Collection: Young woman washing clothes at a sink

Young woman washing clothes at a sink
A young woman at a kitchen sink washing clothes using a washboard. There is a stack of four dinner plates waiting to be washed up, a kettle, and a tin of One-O-One which cleans without scratching

Background imageWaiting Collection: Dreamland, Margate, 1938

Dreamland, Margate, 1938
Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate - a crowd waiting at the Scenic Railway station

Background imageWaiting Collection: Narrow boats cruising the Llangollen Canal, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Narrow boats cruising the Llangollen Canal, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWaiting Collection: Drivers eye view of Circle line train entering tube station, London, England

Drivers eye view of Circle line train entering tube station, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWaiting Collection: Recruitment Poster

Recruitment Poster
Recruitment poster from the First World War depicting an unclaimed soldiers kit and uniform, waiting to be filled by a volunteer

Background imageWaiting Collection: Bus Stop Queue 1960S

Bus Stop Queue 1960S
A young pregnant woman waiting at a bus stop with another young woman and two old ladies

Background imageWaiting Collection: Royal Waiting Room, Paddington Station, c. 1890

Royal Waiting Room, Paddington Station, c. 1890
Situated on Platform 1 the Royal Waiting Room was used regularly by Royalty travelling from London to Windsor. As one can see from this image taken around 1890

Background imageWaiting Collection: Ship Passengers

Ship Passengers
Passengers who have disembarked from the Cunard liner Mauretania at Fishguard, Pembroke waiting with their luggage to board the first special passenger train to London

Background imageWaiting Collection: Nuthatch - portrait on a snow covered old stump - December - Cannock Chase - Staffordshire - England

Nuthatch - portrait on a snow covered old stump - December - Cannock Chase - Staffordshire - England
GUY-124 Nuthatch - portrait on a snow covered old stump - December Cannock Chase - Staffordshire - England Sitta europaea Guy Rogers Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageWaiting Collection: Lone fishing boat waiting for the incoming tide on the Warren, Abersoch beach, St

Lone fishing boat waiting for the incoming tide on the Warren, Abersoch beach, St. Tudwals Road, Llyn Peninsula, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWaiting Collection: Restaurant in Puerto Corinto, Department of Chinandega, Nicaragua, Central America

Restaurant in Puerto Corinto, Department of Chinandega, Nicaragua, Central America

Background imageWaiting Collection: Milan, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Milan, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Background imageWaiting Collection: West Highland Terrier JD 12304 White puppy © John Daniels / ARDEA LONDON

West Highland Terrier JD 12304 White puppy © John Daniels / ARDEA LONDON
JD-12304 DOG - West Highland Terrier puppy Westie / Westies John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWaiting Collection: Dog training / Agility

Dog training / Agility
LA-1395 Dog training / Agility Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageWaiting Collection: Waiting in Trenches Wwi

Waiting in Trenches Wwi
British troops, including a corporal, wait in trenches near Arras for the barrage to lift before moving on

Background imageWaiting Collection: Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest, South Wales

Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest, South Wales
View of the main doorway of Picton Castle, with a horse and carriage waiting, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The castle dates from the late 13th century

Background imageWaiting Collection: Fort Lauderdale beach

Fort Lauderdale beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America, North America

Background imageWaiting Collection: Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885. Creator: Hendrik Willem Mesdag

Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885. Creator: Hendrik Willem Mesdag
Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885

Background imageWaiting Collection: Cat Lone Ranger

Cat Lone Ranger
Vertigo Artography

Background imageWaiting Collection: Draycott, Cotswold village, Blockley Station

Draycott, Cotswold village, Blockley Station, on the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway, viewed from the south-east. Date: circa 1917

Background imageWaiting Collection: Four Cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) feeding on Crabapple (Malus sp) fruit, Ithaca

Four Cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) feeding on Crabapple (Malus sp) fruit, Ithaca, New York, USA, February

Background imageWaiting Collection: Orcas / killer whales (Orcinus orca) swimming in open water, Three Kings Islands, New Zealand

Orcas / killer whales (Orcinus orca) swimming in open water, Three Kings Islands, New Zealand. Pacific Ocean

Background imageWaiting Collection: Florida Tourist Postcard - Waiting Alligators

Florida Tourist Postcard - Waiting Alligators
Florida Tourist Postcard - Alligators awaiting the descent of a boy from a coconut palm tree, up which he has escaped. Their mocking message to the unfortunate youth: " Honey, come down

Background imageWaiting Collection: Mother and daughters at a London bus stop

Mother and daughters at a London bus stop
A mother and her two daughters waiting for a No.6 bus at Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9. They are all smartly dressed, but the houses in the background are showing postwar shabbiness

Background imageWaiting Collection: Scallop dredgers, Kirkcudbright Harbour, SW Scotland

Scallop dredgers, Kirkcudbright Harbour, SW Scotland
Scallop fishing dredgers tied up alongside the wall at low tide on the harbourside at Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. MacClellans Castle looms overhead Date: 2010

Background imageWaiting Collection: RF- Three baby lop rabbits

RF- Three baby lop rabbits

Background imageWaiting Collection: Willow Grouse (Lagopus lagopus) male perched on snow, Finland, March

Willow Grouse (Lagopus lagopus) male perched on snow, Finland, March. Bookplate from Danny Greens The Long Journey North

Background imageWaiting Collection: Horses with Jockeys, 1910. Artist: Edgar Degas

Horses with Jockeys, 1910. Artist: Edgar Degas
Horses with Jockeys, 1910. From a private collection



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"Waiting: A Collection of Moments Frozen in Time" "For What We Are About to Receive" - Cecil Aldin's painting captures the anticipation before a meal, as we wait eagerly for what lies ahead. A lady stands outside the Gucci shop, her eyes fixed on the entrance, waiting for a glimpse of luxury and style. In "The New Jerusalem, " c1900, people patiently await their turn to enter a grand cityscape filled with promises of prosperity and hope. The Historic Water Tower in Chicago stands tall, witnessing countless passersby who pause momentarily, waiting for inspiration or direction amidst the bustling streets. The Red Cross dog waits faithfully by its handler's side, ready to spring into action and provide comfort during times of crisis. Amidst the chaos of battle in WW1's Battle of Menin Road in Ypres, Belgium, a tank patiently awaits orders that will determine its fate on the battlefield. Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret stand poised at George V Silver Jubilee celebrations – young royalty awaiting their destiny while honoring their family legacy. An English Bulldog sits obediently on a down-stay command with hopeful eyes fixed upon its owner – patiently anticipating a treat that may come its way soon enough. High up in snowy trees of Kuusamo Finland rests an Ural Owl – serene and patient as it waits for prey to cross its path beneath the winter sky. At St Moritz racecourse, spectators hold their breaths as horses thunder past them – capturing both excitement and tension within moments frozen by time itself. Transporting us back to 1920s France is La Vie Parisienne Magazine Cover – showcasing elegant women adorned with pearls and feathers while they wait expectantly for life's next adventure.