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Heath Robinson was a British cartoonist and illustrator known for his humorous drawings of complex machines that were designed to perform simple tasks

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Background imageHeath Robinson 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 imageHeath Robinson Collection: Heath Robinson automated Dining Room without servants 1 of 4

Heath Robinson automated Dining Room without servants 1 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Dining-Room. A family at their dining table, which is a typically Heath Robinson design

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Ideal Home No. II. The Folding Garden

An Ideal Home No. II. The Folding Garden
This folding garden for flat dwellers with a love of open-air life will appeal to all householders who enjoy rustic amenities in a urban setting. The second of the Ideal Home designs by W

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Ideal Home No. V. The Spare Room by William Heath Robinson

An Ideal Home No. V. The Spare Room by William Heath Robinson
This is W. Heath Robinsons solution of the spare room problem, a brilliant idea which renders it possible to entertain in the smallest flat without the slightest difficulty

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson

A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson
The trials of spring-cleaning as endured on the ark. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: The Sketch Ideal Home No. VI. Sports Without Broad Acres by

The Sketch Ideal Home No. VI. Sports Without Broad Acres by
The difficult problem of how to enjoy games and field sports when you live in a block of flats has triumphantly solved. The sixth in the series of Ideal Home designs by W. Heath Robinson

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: The Kinecar by William Heath Robinson

The Kinecar by William Heath Robinson
Double page illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) showing a well-equipped omnibus transporting passengers while they watch a film

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Ideal Home No. I by William Heath Robinson

An Ideal Home No. I by William Heath Robinson
The first in the series of the Ideal Home designs by W. Heath Robinson. The illustrations from The Sketch depict ingenious space creating ideas for the spatially challenged home

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Ideal Home No. IV. Top-Floor Chicken Farm by William Heat

An Ideal Home No. IV. Top-Floor Chicken Farm by William Heat
The beauty and simplicity of this solution of the problem of how to keep chickens in the top floor of the bijou flat will appeal to readers who like to get as much as possible for their rent

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Ideal Home No. III. Space Economy At A Wedding Reception

An Ideal Home No. III. Space Economy At A Wedding Reception
The third of the Ideal Home designs by W. Heath Robinson. The illustrations from The Sketch depict ingenious space creating ideas for the spatially challenged home

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Ultra-Marine by William Heath Robinson

Ultra-Marine by William Heath Robinson
One of Margates new " Neversink" pleasure boats for keeping an even keel inthe roughest seas. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson
Cartoon, Wild and Woolly. A few trot-skis in Switzerland. Variations on Skiing such as the tri-ski and twin-ski. Please note

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: A Heath Robinson drawing

A Heath Robinson drawing
Cartoon, A Heath Robinson drawing of Heath Robinson drawing a Heath Robinson drawing. Drawing a piece of string from life

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: A Decided Catch by William Heath Robinson

A Decided Catch by William Heath Robinson
The Whitebait cycle, an ingenious contraption necessitated by the exorbitant charges for hire of boats at the seaside this season

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Hows That? By William Heath Robinson

Hows That? By William Heath Robinson
Clock cricket- A new and exciting summer game for the seaside. Illustration showing a unique game of cricket. Please note

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Bound to Draw by William Heath Robinson

Bound to Draw by William Heath Robinson
Another well-thought-out experiment in dentistry from Heath Robinson, the Gadget King and mastermind behind endless convoluted contraptions and silly ideas. Date: 1927

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Cricket for the Middle-Aged (litho)

Cricket for the Middle-Aged (litho)
5217819 Cricket for the Middle-Aged (litho) by Robinson, William Heath (1872-1944); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cricket for the Middle-Aged)

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Sixth Column Strategy

Sixth Column Strategy
Stout patriots dislodge an enemy machine gun post from the dome of St. Pauls using the usual Heath Robinson cunning! Please note

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Another Wash-out by W. Heath Robinson

Another Wash-out by W. Heath Robinson
Training at home for the cross Channel swim with a man swimming suspended from a window with watering cans. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). Artist: W Heath Robinson

An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). Artist: W Heath Robinson
An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). From The Wonder Book of Aircraft for Boys and Girls, edited by Harry Golding. [Ward. Lock & Co. Limited, London, Melbourne and Toronto, 1919]

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Rejected by the inventions board

Rejected by the inventions board

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson

Illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson -- The building of Saltash Bridge. Date: 1935

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Playtime at Wimbledon. by William Heath Robinson

Playtime at Wimbledon. by William Heath Robinson
The new craze of Jazz Tennis caught in full swing by our extra special artist. A humorous illustration of tennis players dancing the foxtrot on a tennis court

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson
Consequences -- How the thoughtlessness of a butterfly seriously affected a bishops corn, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Mixing treated asbestos fibre, Heath Robinson machine

Mixing treated asbestos fibre, Heath Robinson machine
Efficient plant for the successful mixing of treated asbestos fibre with cement. A drawing done by William Heath Robinson for Turners Asbestos Cement Co

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Patent double action grinder for asbestos by Heath Robinson

Patent double action grinder for asbestos by Heath Robinson
A patent double-action grinder for mashing asbestos fibre - a drawing done for Turners Asbestos Cement Co by William Heath Robinson, renowned for his machines and convoluted contraptions. Date: c.1925

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Self-Help in War Time by Heath Robinson Building a Bungalow

Self-Help in War Time by Heath Robinson Building a Bungalow
No III - Building a bungalow: Now, having made a good start with your music-room, place your piano in position. A rather back to front way of house construction from the crazy mind of William Heath

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: A cunning stroke by William Heath Robinson

A cunning stroke by William Heath Robinson
A clever but unsportsmanlike contrivance to increase buoyance and prevent fatigue among Channel swimmers. A useful inflatable idea to help long-distance swimmers by the gadget king

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: The Right Spirit by William Heath Robinson

The Right Spirit by William Heath Robinson
Christmas is sure to be a success if one keeps smiling on all occasions. The right and seasonable way of behaving in an unexpected encounter

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson

Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson
It has been suggested that during the Spring, 2 L O should devote one night a week to amatory music for those under the subtle influence of the vernal season

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson

More Golfing Notes, by William Heath Robinson
Some suggestions for the novice. Illustrations showing various devices to assist golfing skills. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Riviera holiday makers on the piste

Riviera holiday makers on the piste
Illustration by William Heath Robinson showing skiiers intrigued by the appearance of glamorous Howard. K. Elcock characters

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: The Sites of London, by William Heath Robinson

The Sites of London, by William Heath Robinson
Humorous designs for London fancy dress parties by William Heath Robinson. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: The Subzeppmarinellin by Heath Robinson, WW1 cartoon

The Subzeppmarinellin by Heath Robinson, WW1 cartoon
The subzeppmarinellin for making sure of your enemy. All bases covered with this combined submarine and zeppelin from the imagination of William Heath Robinson during the First World War. Date: c.1916

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Royal Wedding 1923 - Heath Robinson humour

Royal Wedding 1923 - Heath Robinson humour
A Great Grand Stand. A comfortable suggestion for viewing future Royal Weddings by William Heath Robinson. An onlooker manages to balance a cosy armchair on top of a lamp post complete with rice

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Ending in Smoke by Heath Robinson

Ending in Smoke by Heath Robinson
An ingenious smoke screen spreader for preventing embarrassing situations when the bathroom lock is out of order. Hilarious invention by the inimitable Heath Robinson allowing complete discretion for

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Overtime at a Christmas cracker factory by William Heath Rob

Overtime at a Christmas cracker factory by William Heath Rob
Colour illustration by William Heath Robinson depicting one of his usual contraptions designed to solve the increase in demand for Christmas crackers during the forthcoming festive season

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Economics a la Heath Robinson

Economics a la Heath Robinson
Do not scrap your disused lighting, heating, or cooking apparatus; they can be easily adapted to other requirements. Please note

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Peace, Perfect Peace by Heath Robinson

Peace, Perfect Peace by Heath Robinson. Being the Morning after the Night Before. The aftermath of energetic peace celebrations to mark the end of the First World War

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: More Golfing Notes by William Heath Robinson

More Golfing Notes by William Heath Robinson
Some suggestions for the novice golfer on ways to improve their game from a Club Guider for hitting the ball on the exact spot and a Stymie Bridge for overcoming obstacles

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Quiet music practice / W H Robinson

Quiet music practice / W H Robinson
When practicing ones musical instrument, there is only one person who wants to hear it - the aspiring performer. A simple adjustment (as here depicted to the horn)

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Testing a new type of steering gear / W Heath Robinson

Testing a new type of steering gear / W Heath Robinson
Illustration by William Heath Robinson. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: A simple device for removing a wart

A simple device for removing a wart
Contrary to the title of this picture, a complicated and convoluted machine to help a sufferer remove a wart from his head

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: Skiiers out of place in the Riviera

Skiiers out of place in the Riviera
A humorous illustration showing out of place William Heath Robinson characters receiving curious glances from glamorous holiday makers in a Howard. K. Elcock illustration

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: More Rugger Trials

More Rugger Trials
Cartoon, More Rugger Trials. Good head and tail work and clever footwork in the scrum. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson
Cartoon, To the Last Drop. A justly incensed spouse shouts, Good Heavens, hes got the thermos as her husband falls over a cliff

Background imageHeath Robinson Collection: W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson
Cartoon, Safety First. A Cricket forecast for 1922 showing the new safety equipment for playing cricket, which is health and safety gone mad



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Heath Robinson Collection

Heath Robinson was a British cartoonist and illustrator known for his humorous drawings of complex machines that were designed to perform simple tasks. His work became popular in the early 20th century, and he is often compared to Rube Goldberg, an American cartoonist who created similar contraptions. Robinson's illustrations featured intricate details and absurd mechanisms that relied on everyday objects such as teapots, umbrellas, and brooms. He also drew cartoons featuring eccentric characters engaged in bizarre activities. Today, Heath Robinson's name has become synonymous with over-engineering or creating overly complicated solutions to simple problems.
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Our beautiful pictures are available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Photo Gifts

The Heath Robinson collection from Media Storehouse is a humorous and whimsical assortment of wall art and framed prints. Our collection features the work of William Heath Robinson, an English cartoonist and illustrator who was known for his intricate drawings that depicted absurdly complex machines designed to accomplish simple tasks. The artwork in our collection showcases his unique style, which combines humor with technical precision. The pieces in the Heath Robinson collection are perfect for those who appreciate quirky and offbeat art. They make great conversation starters and add a touch of whimsy to any room. From illustrations of fantastical contraptions to comical depictions of everyday life, there's something for everyone in this eclectic collection. Whether you're looking for a gift or just want to add some personality to your home decor, the Heath Robinson collection is sure to delight. With its playful spirit and imaginative designs, it's easy to see why these works have remained popular over the years.
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What are Heath Robinson (Humour) art prints?

Heath Robinson art prints are a collection of humorous illustrations created by the British artist William Heath Robinson. These prints depict absurd and comical machines, contraptions, and inventions that were never meant to be taken seriously but rather to entertain and amuse viewers. The term "Heath Robinson" has become synonymous with any overly complicated or impractical device. The artwork is characterized by intricate details, whimsical designs, and a touch of satire. It often features everyday objects repurposed in unexpected ways to create bizarre contraptions that serve no practical purpose. Some popular examples include the self-operating napkin, the automatic potato peeler, and the perpetual motion machine. These art prints have gained popularity over time due to their unique style and comedic value. They make for great conversation starters or decorative pieces in homes or offices looking for a touch of humor.
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What Heath Robinson (Humour) art prints can I buy from Media Storehouse?

We offer a wide range of Heath Robinson art prints that are perfect for adding a touch of whimsy and humor to your home or office decor. These prints showcase the unique style and creativity of William Heath Robinson, who was known for his intricate illustrations featuring complex machines and contraptions. Some popular Heath Robinson prints available at Media Storehouse include "The Simple Life," "The Automatic Nanny," "The Modern Home," and "How to Make a Cup of Tea." Each print is produced using high-quality materials, ensuring that they will look great on your wall for years to come. Whether you're looking for a conversation starter or simply want to add some fun artwork to your space, these Heath Robinson art prints from Media Storehouse are sure to delight. With so many options available, you're sure to find the perfect piece to suit your taste and style.
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How do I buy Heath Robinson (Humour) art prints?

To buy Heath Robinson art prints from Media Storehouse, you can browse our collection of artwork online. Once you have found a print that you like, simply add it to your cart and proceed to checkout. You will need to provide your shipping information and payment details at this stage. We offer a range of different sizes for their art prints, so make sure to select the size that best suits your needs. We also offer framing options if you would like your print framed before delivery. Once you have completed your purchase, Media Storehouse will process and ship your order as quickly as possible. Your new Heath Robinson art print should arrive in perfect condition ready for display in your home or office. Buying Heath Robinson art prints from Media Storehouse is a simple and straightforward process that allows you to enjoy the work of this talented artist in the comfort of your own space.
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How much do Heath Robinson (Humour) art prints cost?

Heath Robinson was a renowned British cartoonist and illustrator, famous for his humorous drawings that depicted complex machines and contraptions. His art prints are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. The cost of Heath Robinson's art prints varies depending on the size, quality, and type of print you choose. We offer a wide range of Heath Robinson art prints in various sizes and formats such as framed or unframed paper prints. Our collection includes some of his most iconic works like 'The Simple Life', 'How to Make a Gnome Garden', 'The Wartime Housewife' among others. While we cannot disclose the exact prices here, we can assure you that our prices are competitive with other retailers offering similar products. We take pride in providing high-quality artwork at affordable prices so that everyone can enjoy the beauty and humor of Heath Robinson's illustrations.
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How will my Heath Robinson (Humour) art prints be delivered to me?

We take great care in delivering your Heath Robinson art prints to you. We use high-quality packaging materials to ensure that your prints arrive in perfect condition. Your print will be carefully rolled and placed inside a sturdy cardboard tube, which is then sealed with tape to prevent any damage during transit. We work with trusted delivery partners who are experienced in handling delicate items like art prints. They will deliver your package directly to your doorstep, ensuring that it arrives safely and on time. If you have any concerns about the delivery of your Heath Robinson art prints or if you need more information about our shipping process, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us. Our friendly customer service team is always happy to help and answer any questions you may have.